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Big leap for Belarusian Sabalenka in WTA rankings
Paris, May 10 (IANS) Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka on Monday rose from her previous career-high of No. 7 to No. 4 in the WTA rankings after winning the fourth WTA 1000 title of her career in Madrid, adding to previous triumphs at Wuhan (2018 and 2019) and Doha (2020).
2021-05-10
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Medvedev pushes Nadal to No. 3 in ATP rankings
Paris, May 10 (IANS) Russia's Daniil Medvedev has pushed Spain's Rafael Nadal to No. 3 in ATP rankings, putting the tennis great in danger of not getting a top-2 seeding at the French Open, which is barely three weeks away.
2021-05-10
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Tell your mother, I will be CM one day, he had said: Sarma's wife
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) "Inform your mother, I will be the Chief Minister one day", new Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, then a student of Cotton College, had told his future wife Riniki Bhuyan Sarma, in their university days.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Covid victim's wife alleges molestation, O2 scams in Bihar hospitals
Patna, May 10 (IANS) The wife of a Covid patient, who succumbed in a private hospital in Patna on May 8, has alleged that a doctor there had molested her, while the hospital administration deliberately switched off the oxygen supply in the ICU, to force people to buy oxygen cylinders, and this caused her husband's death.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
120-bed Covid relief centre built in 7 days in Jodhpur
Jodhpur, May 10 (IANS) Union minister and Jodhpur MP Gajendra Singh Shekhawat along with his team has set up a Covid relief centre in the city in 7 days' time and handed it over to the AIIMS team on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Bhagwat, Premji among those who'll spread message of positivity amid Covid gloom
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) along with civil society groups have taken the initiative to form a Covid Response Team (CRT) that will host a special online lecture series from May 11 to 15 with the objective to create a positive environment in society as its members combat the deadline Coronavirus pandemic.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen off Bomilla Creek
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has rescued five fishermen from the fishing boat MFV 'Kalamma', which was in distress off Bomilla Creek near Hutbay, the gateway to the Little Andaman Island.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Puducherry becomes 'Har Ghar Jal' UT
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Puducherry has become a 'Har Ghar Jal' Union Territory (UT) by ensuring that every rural home in the UT gets household tap connection.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zverev overpowers Berrettini for Madrid Open title
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) Germany's Alexander Zverev earned his second Madrid Open title when he defeated Matteo Berrettini 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-3 to lift his fourth ATP Masters 1000 trophy.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Karnataka to buy 2 lakh pulse oximeters
Bengaluru, May 10 (IANS) Karnataka has decided to buy 2 lakh pulse oximeters for treating Covid patients, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi cautiously optimistic as Covid rate dips throughout week
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Amid desperate searches for beds, medicines and life-saving oxygen in the unprecedented surge of Covid cases for nearly last one month and the administration struggling to manage with limited resources, Delhi residents can hope for some respite with the city's daily Covid positivity rate reported to be declining continuously for thee last one week.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Juve could be excluded from Serie A: Italian football chief
Rome, May 10 (IANS) Juventus could be kicked out of Serie A if they are still officially members of the Super League by the deadline to register for next season, Italian federation (FIGC) chief Gabriele Gravina said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
7 of 15 Assam CMs ex-students of 120-yr-old Cotton University
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) The 120-year-old Cotton University, previously Cotton College, in Guwahati has given Assam seven of the states 15 Chief Ministers, including Himanta Biswa Sarma, who on Monday was sworn-in as the 15th CM of the northeastern state.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Asaram now seeks bail for 'ayurvedic treatment' of Covid
Jaipur, May 10 (IANS) Self-styled godman and rape convict Asaram, who is undergoing treatment at AIIMS after testing Covid positive in Jodhpur jail, on Monday moved the Rajasthan High Court for two months interim bail to continue his treatment further via ayurveda.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
K'taka: Woman SI succumbs to Covid in line of duty
Vijayapura (Karnataka), May 10 (IANS) A woman sub-inspector of police in Vijayapura, Sulochana Bhajantri, succumbed to Covid-19 in the line of duty on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Bumrah asked me to learn as much as I can: Nagwaswalla
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Left-arm pace bowler Arzan Nagwaswalla, who has been picked as one of the four standby players in India's Test squad for the tour of England, on Monday said that the news of his selection is yet to sink in and he is excited to meet the players who he has seen only on TV.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Salman Khan: I am still the same Salman but expect something new in 'Radhe'
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Salman Khan promises fans he will not repeat what he has done before, in his new film "Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai". The action thriller is the superstar's Eid bonanza for 2021, and scheduled for a digital pay-per-view release in India on May 13. Salman, who is also a producer of the film, is candid enough to say he will lose money on "Radhe" and, with apology to theatre owners, adds that he plans to re-release the film on big screen once normalcy returns.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Langer attributes India's rich cricket talent to population
London, May 10 (IANS) Former England cricketer-turned-commentator, Michael Vaughan rubbed Australian chief coach Justin Langer the wrong side, reminding him of the humiliation Aussies suffered at the hands of India in the Border-Gavaskar series earlier this year.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gave some financial aid for Covaxin, Covishield trials, not R&D: Govt
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Centre has told the Supreme Court that no governmental aid, assistance or grant was made either for research or development of either Covaxin or Covishield vaccines but some financial assistance was given for conducting clinical trials.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ram Gopal Varma launches OTT platform, to stream 'D Company' from May 15
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma took to Twitter on Monday to announce the launch of his OTT platform, Spark OTT.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
200-bed Covid isolation centre opened in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) A 200-bedded Covid isolation centre was inaugurated on Monday at the NAC Dormitory, Art of Living Foundation, near Hitex in Hyderabad's Madhapur.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Community triaging for Covid management to start in Srinagar
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) The Srinagar district administration is launching community triaging for effective Covid management in the district.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Telangana continues to see more Covid recoveries than new cases
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) The declining trend in Covid-19 cases in Telangana continued as the state has been reporting more recoveries than the new cases.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Over 1 lakh MT of food grains given to over 2 cr in 12 states/UTs: Govt
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As much as 15.55 lakh metric tonnes of food grains has been lifted from Food Corporation of India depots by states/Union Territories for May, and over 1 lakh MT of this distributed to over 2 crore beneficiaries by 12 states/UTs, a senior official said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ace scriptwriter, director Dennis Joseph passes away
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) Ace scriptwriter Dennis Joseph, who wrotes for several superhit films in the eighties and nineties that made actors Mammootty and Mohanlal superstars, passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest on Monday night, industry sources said.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Khangura, Bajwa fail to advance to World Cup final
Lonato (Italy), May 10 (IANS) India's Gurjoat Khangura and Angadvir Singh Bajwa failed to advance to the final of men's skeet event at the Italian World Cup here on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
National Horticulture Board clears 1,278 pending subsidy applications
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The National Horticulture Board (NHB), an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, has cleared 1,278 pending subsidy applications for integrated development of hi-tech commercial horticulture in the country, including the promotion of post-harvest and cold-chain infrastructure during the last one year which were pending since long.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
3 Navy ships arrive with critical medical supplies from foreign nations
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Three Indian Navy ships arrived at three different ports on Monday carrying oxygen tanks, cylinders and other critical medical equipment and supplies from Singapore, Qatar and Kuwait, in an effort to meet the surging demand for oxygen to treat Covid patients in the country.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Maha sees Covid deaths, cases fall; state toll crosses 76K
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) For the second day running, Maharashtra saw Covid-19 cases and fatalities drop even as the Mumbai situation visibly improved, health officials said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Babar Azam becomes first Pak skipper to win opening four Tests
Harare, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan's victory in the second Test against Zimbabwe made Babar Azam the country's first skipper to win his opening four Tests.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Bamboo bats may drive cricket in future
London, May 10 (IANS) The likes of Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and Kane Williamson could well discard their English willow bats for those made from bamboo. British scientists have come up with a research saying that cricket bats made of bamboo are a viable option given that they don't compromise on the 'sweet spot' of traditional willow.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Several arrested in Madurai, Trichy for hoarding liquor
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) While TASMAC sales had crossed a record Rs 900 crore on Saturday and Sunday with tipplers collecting and stocking liquor to last the lockdown period, the police have arrested more than 100 persons in Madurai and around 70 people in Trichy for hoarding liquor in large quantities.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Adhir writes to Prez, seeks Parliament session to discuss Covid
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Describing the Covid situation in the country as grave, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has written to President Ram Nath Kovind for convening an urgent session of Parliament to discuss it.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Mrinal Dutt: Cannot wait to do another season of 'His Storyy'
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actor Mrinal Dutt, who is currently seen on the web series "His Storyy", says that he would love to be part of the next season of the show.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hockey wizard Dhyan Chand's eldest son passes away
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Birjmohan Singh, the eldest of the seven sons of hockey wizard Dhayan Chand, passed away on Monday, said his younger brother and former India hockey captain Ashok Kumar.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Two-week isolation very challenging: Hockey forward Navjot
Bengaluru, May 10 (IANS) India women's hockey team forward Navjot Kaur said on Monday that spending two weeks in isolation after testing positive for Covid-19 'was very challenging'.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
SL batsman Gunawardene cleared of fixing, can return to action
Dubai, May 10 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) cleared Sri Lanka cricketer Avishka Gunawardene of match-fixing on Monday, paving the way for the left-handed opener to return to cricketing activities.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Covid patients from Andhra stopped from entering Telangana
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Covid patients from Andhra Pradesh were on Monday stopped from entering Telangana by the police, citing shortage of beds and oxygen in Hyderabad's hospitals.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Sona Mohapatra says kohl helps her deal with pain around her
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra on Monday took to social media to talk about the healing power of 'kajal' (kohl), which is worn as a part of makeup. Sona revealed that kohl helps her to deal with the pain around her in a special way.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Telangana Cabinet meets on Tuesday to decide on lockdown
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) The Telangana Cabinet will meet on Tuesday to take a decision on imposing lockdown in the state in view of the surge in Covid-19 cases.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
#ArrestMunmunDutta trends, actress apologises for casteist remark
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) A hashtag demanding the arrest of television actress Munmun Dutta started trending on Twitter on Monday after she used what netizens said was a casteist slur in her latest YouTube video. Munmun, best known for her role of Babita in "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah", soon issued an apology.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Naval ship brings oxygen to Mangaluru port from Kuwait
Mangaluru (Karnataka), May 10 (IANS) Indian Navy's INS Kolkata sailed into the new Mangaluru port on Karnataka's west coast with medical oxygen from Qatar and Kuwait, a defence official said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
New mode of gold smuggling busted by Chennai Customs
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Chennai Air Customs on Monday said it had busted a new modus operandi of smuggling in gold.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
400-bed Covid centre at Rakabganj Gurudwara attached to LNJP hospital
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A new 400-bed isolation and treatment centre for Covid patients at Rakabganj Gurudwara has been attached to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, wherein in case a patient develops critical symptoms he will be shifted to the hospital.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
3 more, including Arogya Mitra, held in 'cash-for-bed scam' in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, May 10 (IANS) The Bengaluru central crime branch police on Monday arrested three persons including a health department official who talked about the 'cash for bed scam' in hospitals at a time when the Covid second wave is sweeping across the state.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Vehicle registrations plunge over 31% in April YoY: FADA
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's vehicle registrations declined by 31.83 per cent on a year-on-year (YoY) basis in April 2021.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Recoveries outnumber new cases in Gurugram for 4th straight day
Gurugram, May 10 (IANS) The Covid recovery rate in Gurugram has reached 77.18 per cent, according to the district health bulletin issued on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
BMC to float global tenders for vaccines: Mumbai Mayor
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) In a major initiative, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will issue global tenders to procure around five million Covid-19 vaccines, Mumbai Mayor Kishore Pednekar announced here on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
LIC relaxes claim settlement requirements from Monday
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Keeping in view the safety of its customers, the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has decided to offer relaxations in various claim settlement requirements to make the process easier and hassle-free. The relaxations will kick in from Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Covid stress: Police in Hyderabad open counselling centre
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) In a move to prevent suicides and keep people away from depression and anxiety during Covid pandemic times, Rachakonda police on Monday launched psycho-social counselling services for citizens of Telangana.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Police files case against crowd at Islamic cleric's funeral in UP
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), May 10 (IANS) Amid the surging Covid-19 cases across Uttar Pradesh, a large gathering was witnessed at the funeral of an Islamic cleric, Qazi Hazrat Abdul Hameed Mohammed Salimul Qadri, in Badaun district. The police have filed a case against unknown persons after an alleged video of the funeral went viral on social media. Thousands of followers of the cleric were seen flouting social distancing norms and other Covid protocols prescribed by the state government while attending funerals.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Comedian Gaurav Gupta to drop stand-up special 'Market Down Hai'
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Comedian Gaurav Gupta is quite excited about his upcoming stand-up special "Market Down Hai", slated to release digitally.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
2nd wave of Covid threatens economic growth: Crisil
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The second wave of novel coronavirus threatens the economic growth of India, said a Crisil report.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Since last year, Railways lost 1,950 employees in Covid crisis: Chairman
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Since the Covid pandemic hit the country last year, more than 1,950 personnel of the Indian Railways have succumbed to the virus and around 1,000 are getting infected on a daily basis, officials said here on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
SL batsman Gunawardene cleared of match-fixing
Dubai, May 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricketer Avishka Gunawardene has been cleared of match-fixing by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The left-handed batsman can now resume cricketing activities.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Akshita Mudgal: Financial freedom gives women choice to move out if marriage doesn't work
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actress Akshita Mudgal strongly believes women should continue to retain financial independence even when they are in a relationship.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PDP welcomes Naeem Akhtar's release from detention
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has welcomed the release of senior party leader and former minister Naeem Akhtar after five months of incarceration, and sought the release of all political prisoners languishing in jails in and outside of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
WFI to decide on Olympic preparatory camp next week
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will conduct a brainstorming session next week to decide the venue for an Olympic preparatory camp since Sports Authority of India (SAI) has closed training centres due to a spike in coronavirus cases in India.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'One third of India's oxygen production concentrated in eastern region'
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) One-third of oxygen production in the country is concentrated in its eastern region even as nearly 60 per cent of the demand for the live-saving gas is in the northern and southern parts and 30 per cent in the western sector.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Global cues, Q4 lifts equities; metal stocks shine (Roundup)
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) India's benchmark equity indices closed higher for the fourth straight session on Monday on the back of strong buying support for metal, pharma and auto stocks.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Gurmeet Choudhary opens makeshift Covid hospital in Nagpur
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actor Gurmeet Choudhary took to social media on Monday to announce he is launching a makeshift hospital in Nagpur to help people fight Covid-19.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala expecting 6 lakh active Covid cases by end of week
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said things in the state continue to be grave as the average test positivity rate (TPR) in the past three days stands at 26.5 per cent and adherence to lockdown norms is the only way out, as the state expects the total number of active cases to touch six lakh by end of the week.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Vivo commits 3 years of Android updates for upcoming flagships
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Chinese smartphone brand vivo has announced that its upcoming X-series flagship phones will receive three years of major Android OS upgrades and security updates.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Naveen Kasturia, Ruhi Singh to feature in comedy series 'Runaway Lugaai'
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actors Naveen Kasturia and Ruhi Singh will topline the upcoming comedy web series "Runaway Lugaai". The 10-episode show also features Sanjay Mishra, Ravi Kishan, Aarya Babbar and Chittaranjan Tripathy in key roles.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sonia to form committee to dissect Congress' poll debacle
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi has decided to constitute a fact finding committee to find reasons for the partys defeat in the four states which went to the polls recently.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Asus postpones India product launches on May 12 due to Covid (Ld)
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Taiwanese brand Asus on Monday said it has postponed all upcoming product launches on May 12, including the ROG line-up, owing to the lethal second Covid wave.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Puducherry CM N Rangasamy hospitalised after testing positive
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Puducherry Chief minister N. Rangasamy tested Covid positive and has been admitted to a private hospital in Chennai according to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Dr Tamilsai Soundararajan's office.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
IMPPA writes to Maha CM, BMC chief seeking vax centres for members
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The Indian Motion Picture Producers Association (IMPPA) has decided to write to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal to set up vaccination centres for all its members and producers on priority.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lower testing size leads to lower Covid tally in Andhra on Monday
Amaravati, May 10 (IANS) Reduced testing during the preceding 24 hours saw Andhra Pradesh report lesser numbers on Monday. Compared to around 1 lakh samples that are usually tested every day, only 60,124 samples were tested, and 14,986 new cases were detected during the 24 hours, ending 9 am Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Yamaha Motor suspends production at two Indian plants
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Japanese two-wheeler maker Yamaha on Monday announced suspension of operations at its two India plants - at Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu and Surajpur in Uttar Pradesh -- between May 15 and May 31 due to Covid-19 spread.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
RTI activist, family booked for Rs 15 cr fraud in Gurugram
Gurugram, May 10 (IANS) An RTI activist and his family members were arrested for a Rs 15 crore property loan fraud in Gurugram.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3,614 new cases, 56 deaths as Covid crisis continues in J&K
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) The Covid crisis continued in J&K on Monday with 3,614 new cases and 56 deaths reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi govt may get additional time to prepare for CBSE Class 10 results
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Delhi government may get additional time to prepare for the CBSE Class 10 board exam results.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Lenovo, IBM, Acer come forward to help India fight Covid crisis
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As India continues to struggle with the second and more brutal wave of Covid-19, technology companies Lenovo, IBM and Acer on Monday pledged support to strengthen the country's fight against coronavirus.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
Shahid Kapoor shares his 'picture of happiness'
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor took to Instagram on Monday to share his vision of happiness with fans
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
As vaccination process crawls, Andhra mulls new strategy to cut crowding at centres
Amaravati, May 10 (IANS) The vaccination process in Andhra Pradesh literally came to a halt on Monday, with several district collectors announcing that covid vaccination has been temporarily suspended.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Gayle chills out in quarantine, has the 'biggest' burger
Male (Maldives), May 10 (IANS) Punjab Kings' West Indian hard-hitting batsman Chris Gayle is known to hit it big both on the field with sixes and off the field with things like burgers.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Shahana Goswami: Got to hold a real gun as a cop in 'The Last Hour'
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actress Shahana Goswami was thrilled to play a police officer in the upcoming web series "The Last Hour". Among other things, she got to hold a real gun for the first time.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Centre, states need to bolster RBI steps via vaccination, better health infra'
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) As the country struggles amid the second wave of Covid-19 and economic activities again halt, an SBI report has commended measures taken by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) amid the pandemic to support the economy and has suggested it now rests upon the Centre and state government to improve the vaccination processes and medical infrastructure and protect the economy, along with human lives.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nothing about J&K is India's internal matter: Pak FM
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that when it comes to the dispute over Jammu and Kashmir, no decision on the subject can be Indias internal matter.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Politics
Pak Army Chief in Kabul to meet Afghan President Ghani
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) landed in Kabul on Monday to meet Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani amid uncertainty in the region, heightened tensions due to terror attacks in Afghanistan, withdrawal of US troops and the latest announcement of ceasefire by the Taliban during Eid.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Colleges in Chennai divided over timing of examinations
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Top Chennai colleges are divided over the conduct of online examinations with some like the Loyola College, and the Guru Nanak College planning to conduct online examinations while the D.G. Vaishnav College has postponed their semester examination till June.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
1962 Asian Games gold medallist Franco passes away
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Fortunato Franco, the former football player who was part of the Indian team that won gold at the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta, passed away in Goa on Monday. Franco is survived by his wife, son and daughter.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sunil Grover on 'Sunflower' first look: Poster builds intrigue around my character
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actor-comedian Sunil Grover says the first look poster of his upcoming crime comedy show "Sunflower" is all about defining the quirks about his character.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Elderly Covid patients defeat the virus with courage, willpower
Bhopal, May 10 (IANS) As people are dying of Covid-19, there are also brave warriors across all age groups who have survived against all odds to defeat the virus and give courage to other people.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Tourism industry seeks direct benefit transfer of basic pay for employees
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) FAITH, the policy federation of all the national associations representing the complete tourism, travel and hospitality industry of India, has made suggestions to the Finance Ministry, the RBI and the Tourism Ministry for urgently taking up measures targeted at tourism jobs and businesses protection.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nepal PM Oli loses vote of confidence in Parliament
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Monday lost the vote of confidence in the Parliament with 93 lawmakers voting in favour of the motion, 124 against it, while 15 remained neutral.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
IPL: Practice options in Delhi, Ahmedabad may have led to breach
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Indian cricket board's decision to host the second phase of the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in cities with no alternate T20-specific practice facilities may have caused the breach in Covid protocols, it has emerged.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Apple awards $45M to Corning to expand manufacturing capacity
San Francisco, May 10 (IANS) Apple on Monday announced to award $45 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund to smartphone glass manufacturer Corning Incorporated to expand manufacturing capacity in the US and drive research and development into new technologies.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
'India's organised food services market may reach $37 bn by FY25'
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's organised food services market may grow at about 10.5 per cent CAGR to $37 billion over during FY20-25, said a report by Kotak Institutional Equities.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab Cabinet ministers seek action against Navjot Sidhu
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) Taking strong exception to the no-holds-barred 'attack' unleashed by Navjot Sidhu against Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, several Punjab Cabinet ministers in a joint statement on Monday urged the Congress high command to take strict disciplinary action against the dissident MLA.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Mine owner, employee held in Andhra limestone quarry explosion case
Kadapa, May 10 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh police have arrested two persons in connection with the massive explosions that rocked a limestone quarry in Kadapa district.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vehicle registrations plunged by over 31% in April YoY: FADA
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's vehicle registrations declined by 31.83 per cent in April 2021 on a year-on-year (YoY) basis.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Virat's message made me realise I can perform at RCB: Patel
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Virat Kohli's message to Harshal Patel when he was traded to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) made him realise that this is a team where he can finally showcase his skills, the fast bowler said.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
45 decomposed bodies found in Ganga in Bihar's Buxar
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Amid the Covid surge that is wreaking havoc across India, the administration in Bihar's Buxar district on Monday found at least 45 dead bodies, most in a decomposed stage, in the Ganga, and claimed they had been thrown into the river in upstream Uttar Pradesh.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
After beds and oxygen, Delhi staring at vaccine shortage (Ld)
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) After battling for hospital beds and oxygen for nearly a month amid the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the national capital is now struggling to get adequate supply of vaccines.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi' DDU hospital gets its own oxygen plant
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a major boost to Delhi's fight against Covid-19, the Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) hospital at Hari Nagar has acquired a captive Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) Oxygen plant ensuring a dedicated oxygen supply for up to 115 beds.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
TVS donates 500 oxygen concentrators to Tamil Nadu govt
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) TVS Motors and Sundaram Clayton Ltd on Monday donated 500 oxygen concentrators to the Tamil Nadu government through their social arm, the Srinivasan Services Trust.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Having tested positive, K'taka man shoots himself, ends life
Chikkamagaluru (Karnataka), May 10 (IANS) In a tragic and shocking incident a 72-year-old retired assistant tehsildar reportedly killed himself by shooting himself in the head on Monday after testing positive for Covid, the police said.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Lisa Ray credits mother for 'uniqueness, talent, chunky arms'
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actress and cancer crusader Lisa Ray credits her mother for everything she has, including her chunky arms!
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chandigarh extends curfew by another week
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) Amidst the continuous spike in Covid-19 cases in Chandigarh, the Union Territory administration on Monday decided to extend the week-old curfew by another week.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Priyanka slams govt over Central Vista project
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday attacked the Narendra Modi-led Union government over the Central Vista project and questioned the expenditure being made on a new residence for the Prime Minister when the amount could be utilised for providing Covid related medical assistance.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Giorgia Andriani talks of her favourite Punjabi songs of the moment
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actress Giorgia Andriani, who has featured in the song "Little star" with "Bigg Boss 13" star Shehnaaz Gill's brother Shehbaz Badesha, has spoken about some of her other favourite Punjabi songs.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CWC postpones elections for Congress President due to Covid
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee on Monday decided to postpone the presidential polls of the party due to the surge in Covid-19 cases.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shilpa Shetty: Strengthen yourself and come back stronger
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Monday shared a piece of advice for netizens saying should somebody feel overwhelmed by all that is happening around us, they ought to take time off for themselves, as the battle is not easy.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pandemic brings automation tech to forefront in India: Report
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has brought automation technologies to the forefront and the Intelligent Automation (IA) market in India is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 55 per cent, with large enterprises expected to spend nearly $40?350 million in IA capabilities in 2024, a new report said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Tikri border rape accused will be brought to justice: Vij
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) All the six accused named in an FIR for allegedly sexually assaulting a 25-year-old woman from West Bengal who was associated with the farmers' agitation at the Tikri border would be brought to justice, Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gurugram fixes cremation charges at Rs 5,500
Gurugram, May 10 (IANS) Following a series of complaints of overcharging at different cremation grounds in the district, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) on Monday fixed Rs 5,500 as cremation charge.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi isolated in different towns on 3rd anniversary
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Bollywood couple Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi are isolated from each other in two different towns on their third wedding anniversary. On Monday, Neha shared an Instagram post stating how she missed hubby Angad, along with photographs of the couple.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lalu attacks PM on Covid vaccination programme
Patna, May 10 (IANS) After being released from prison, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday attacked PM Narendra Modi for alleged poor implementation of the Corona vaccination programme.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Sunil Grover's look in 'Sunflower' unveiled
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actor-comedian Sunil Grovers look in the upcoming crime comedy series "Sunflower" has been revealed. In the first-look poster, Sunil points at what seems like a squint eye.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Battled depression, anxiety after wrist injury at 2008 Olympics: Sania
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's tennis ace Sania Mirza battled depression after she had to pull out of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games due to a wrist injury.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Fire breaks out at Delhi pathology lab, no casualties
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Fire broke out at a private pathology lab in south Delhi on Monday morning, but was soon doused, officials said. There were no casualties.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Police party attacked in MP for enforcing Covid protocols
Shivpuri, May 10 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a police party was attacked by villagers after they went to stop a religious gathering organised to ward off coronavirus in Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh. Several policemen received injuries in the attack.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jobless in lockdown, Maha man kills wife, kid and self
Pune, May 10 (IANS) Unemployed during the lockdown, a Maharashtra man committed suicide after killing his wife and a 14-month-old son in Kadamwak area on the outskirts of Pune, police said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
1 in 5 people vaccinated in Rajasthan as surge continues: Officials
Jaipur, May 10 (IANS) Amid the nation-wide surge in Covid cases comes a good news from the desert state: Every fifth person in Rajasthan has been vaccinated making it the first state of the country to achieve this.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Riteish Deshmukh gets vaccinated
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Riteish Deshmukh shared on Monday that he has taken the Covid-19 vaccine, along with a picture he posted on Instagram.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Goa CM upset after Covid victim denied cremation
Panaji, May 10 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday expressed displeasure after a village panchayat in North Goa refused to cremate the remains of a local resident who had died of Covid-19 infection.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Saudi Arabia offers intervention in reducing Indo-Pak tensions
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia has said that his country could play an important role in reducing tensions between the two nuclear-powered arch-rivals India and Pakistan.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Politics
Himanta Biswa Sarma sworn-in as 15th Assam CM (Ld)
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) One of the powerful politicians in the entire northeastern region, Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday sworn-in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam, a day after he was named as the leader of the newly-elected BJP legislators in the state.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Palaniswami elected Leader of Opposition in TN Assembly
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami will be the next Opposition leader of the state.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Himachal CM inspects OPD for Covid patients in Shimla
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday visited the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH) here to inspect the upcoming OPD in the hospital to cater to Covid-19 patients.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Covid: Undetected early heart damage ups death risk
New York, May 10 (IANS) Hospitalised Covid-19 patients with an often undetected sign of heart failure were nearly five times more likely to die, according to new research.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Covaxin stocks in Delhi to last just one day: Health Minister
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Stocks of Covaxin in the Capital could run out in the next 24 hours and stocks of Covishield are likely to get exhausted in the next three to four days, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Goa CM slams panchayats, municipalities for imposing curfews
Panaji, May 10 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday slammed heads of local civic bodies for imposing their own curfews for "sake of publicity", while also urging them to get local residents vaccinated on war-footing to dent the ongoing surge in Covid-19 cases in the state.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Amit Shah slams opposition for 'doing politics' on Covid
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday took a dig at the opposition for 'doing politics over the Covid-19 crisis when the 'Centre is adopting all possible measures to safeguard the lives of the people.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Salman shares pics with mom Salma Khan, Helen
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has shared pictures of his mother Salma Khan and Helen to mark Mothers Day.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mamata cabinet: Ministers facing prosecution sworn in
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Two of the four former ministers of the Mamata Banerjee ministry took oath on Monday - hours after Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accorded sanction for prosecution to the CBI in the alleged Narada sting tapes cases where several politicians and a high-ranked police officer accepting cash bribes in exchange for providing unofficial favours to a company.
2021-05-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
TECNO brings back 'Doorstep Delivery' for safer shopping experience
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) To offer a safer shopping experience amid the second wave of the pandemic, global premium smartphone brand TECNO on Monday brought back its unique "Doorstep Delivery" initiative with its largest retail network of more than 50,000 outlets in India.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Fortnight long complete lockdown begins in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) After partial lockdowns and full lockdown on Sundays, a fortnight-long lockdown began in Tamil Nadu from May 10 to May 24. With the government providing time to stock essentials including groceries and medicines, no heavy rush was witnessed in shops on Sunday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Sun TV donates 30 crore for Covid-affected
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Sun TV Network has donated Rs 30 crore to help people fight the second wave of Covid-19 in the country. The television network put out a statement on Monday, which spoke about how they would be supporting the initiatives by the state and centre governments with donations and also tie-up with NGOs who are helping people with oxygen cylinders and medicines.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
A superhero grandmother, copycat ninjas, a disastrous food festival
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Guess whats cooking in Gadbadland? Lies, mystery, trouble and laughs as a superhero grandmother faces her greatest foe yet in Lavanya Karthik's "Ninja Nani And The Freaky Food Festival" (Duckbill).
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Malinga could return to Sri Lanka side to play World T20
Kandy, May 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga could return to the national team for the T20 World Cup, said the national selection committee chairman Pramodya Wickramasinghe.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Snapdeal launches initiative to connect patients, plasma donors
Gurugram, May 10 (IANS) E-commerce company Snapdeal on Monday launched a nationwide initiative to connect Covid-19 patients with potential plasma donors.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Haryana,Technology,Health/Medicine
Deadly fungal infection found among Covid patients in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Doctors at a leading healthcare facility in Hyderabad have come across Covid-19 positive patients who are suffering from mucormycosis, a deadly fungal infection, and a silent killer.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Seth Rogen won't work with James Franco after sexual misconduct charges
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Actor-comedian Seth Rogen says he doesn't intend to work with actor James Franco again after allegations of sexually inappropriate behaviour cropped up against the latter.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Don't miss Jeff Bezos' product reviews he posted on Amazon
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Before Jeff Bezos became a multi-billionaire, he used to write product reviews for Amazon and over a period of six years between 2000 and 2006, he reviewed non-fiction books, a novel, a movie, binoculars and even milk.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Western Command opens 3 Covid hospitals for civilians
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) As part of the continued fight against the spike in Covid-19 cases, the Western Command on Monday dedicated three Covid hospitals to the nation under the Indian Army initiative 'Operation Namaste'.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Google raises Rs 33 cr in internal donations for Covid-hit India
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Google on Monday said it has raised over $4.6 million (Rs 33 crore) to date under its internal donation campaign to raise funds for nonprofit organisations in India which are helping the needy during the lethal second Covid wave.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Pak crush Zimbabwe by inns & 147 runs to sweep Test series
Harare, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan completed formalities on Monday, crushing Zimbabwe by an innings and 147 runs on Day 4 of the second Test to make a clean sweep of the two-Test series at the Harare Sports Club.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Sensex ends above 49,500, metal stocks surge
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The Indian stock market rose on Monday with the BSE Sensex closing above the 49,500 mark.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Combating Covid 1st task of new govt: Assam CM
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) Assam's new Chief Minister Himant Biswa Sarma on Monday appealed to the outlawed terror outfits to shun the path of violence and come to the negotiation table and also said that his government's first task would be to curb the Covid-19 pandemic in the state.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Kerala will not be able to send oxygen out any longer: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that with the Covid case load surging, his state will no longer be able to supply oxygen to Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, as was being done till now.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala HC appreciates State Govt for rate caps at pvt hospitals
Kochi, May 10 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday appreciated the Kerala government for fixing the rates which are to be levied by the private health care sector when treating Covid patients.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IDBI Bank sale: Officer's Association mulls legal recourse
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) The All India IDBI Officers' Association (AIIDBIOA) on Monday said it would seek legal and other recourse against the government's decision to privatise the IDBI Bank.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
CWC postpones party president's election due to Covid
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee has postponed the presidential polls of the party due to the surge in Covid-19 cases.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi court refuses interim relief to Kalra in O2 black-marketing case
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday refused to grant any stay on coercive action against businessman Navneet Kalra in connection with hoarding of oxygen concentrators after seizure by Delhi Police from his restaurant "Khan Chacha".
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
226 oxygen cylinders seized from Bihar's Katihar district
Patna, May 10 (IANS) The district administration on Monday morning seized 226 oxygen cylinders in Bihar's Katihar district.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priests in Bihar refuse to conduct last rites fearing Covid-19
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Amid the lockdown imposed in Bihar to check coronavirus infections, the state government may have given permission for allowing marriages with certain restrictions but finding priests for solemnising marriages or conducting a 'shradh' and the last rites of a person is proving to be tough for many people.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
FinMin: Rs 35K cr budgeted demand for grant used by Centre to pay for vax
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Finance Ministry on Monday clarified that the Rs 35,000 crore shown in the budget as demand for grants has actually been used by the Centre to procure Covid vaccines and such grant has several advantages over other forms of funds provided in the budget.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Jr NTR tests Covid-19 positive
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Telugu star Jr NTR tweeted on Monday that he has tested positive for Covid-19. The actor added that he has isolated himself from others.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
JSPL prepays Rs 2,462 crore to lenders, eyes becoming net debt free
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Domestic steel and power producer JSPL on Monday announced that it has made a prepayment of Rs 2,462 crore to its term lenders.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bengal Cong incharge blames alliance with ISF for wipe out
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Distancing itself from the alliance with ISF, Congress West Bengal in-charge Jitin Prasada said in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meet on Monday that the alliance with the ISF ruined the party prospects in the state, sources said. He said that the ISF alliance was finalized by the Left parties and not the Congress.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tablighis perform last rites of 560 Covid victims in Tirupati
Tirupati, May 10 (IANS) When 26-year-old K. Damodar Reddy lost his battle to Covid-19 at SVIMS Hospital in this temple town, his blood relatives did not come forward to perform his funeral, but a group of Muslims ensured his last rites as per Hindu traditions.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Federal Bank ties up with Mashreq Bank to offer instant money transfers from UAE to India
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Federal Bank has entered into a strategic tie-up with Mashreq Bank one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, to facilitate money transfers from the UAE to India.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
How Arslan Goni got Marathi accent right for 'Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu'
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actor Arslan Goni, who is from Kashmir, had to work on getting his Marathi accent right for the web series "Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu".
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Advice Goa govt to restrict banking hours: AIBEA to FM
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) on Monday requested Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to advice Goa government to restrict the banking hours in the state to prevent coronavirus spread.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Pakistan crush Zimbabwe in 2nd Test, clean sweep series 2-0
Harare, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan completed the formalities on Monday, crushing Zimbabwe by an innings and 147 runs on Day 4 and made a clean sweep of the two-Test series at the Harare Sports Club here.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Courts in J&K, Ladakh to go virtual till May 31
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Justice Pankaj Mithal, Chief Justice of J&K and Ladakh High Court on Monday ordered virtual hearing of cases in all courts of the two union territories till May 31.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kylie to daughter Stormi: I love being your mommy
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Reality TV star and make-up mogul Kylie Jenner has shared a set of pictures with her daughter Stormi on Monday, saying she loves being mommy.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Iran confirms direct talks with Saudi
Tehran, May 10 (IANS) Iranian authorities have confirmed reports that direct talks had taken place with Saudi Arabia on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
BioNTech to build first mRNA manufacturing facility in Singapore
Berlin, May 10 (IANS) German biotechnology company BioNTech on Monday announced plans to expand its global footprint to Asia by building its first mRNA manufacturing facility in Singapore.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy
Maha scientist's 'stem-cell' remedy kills Covid naturally
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Concerned over the massive COVID-19 surge in the country, a Maharashtra researcher-cum-scientist has developed a unique stem-cell/platelet-based remedy to kill the Coronavirus "naturally, with anti-inflammatory bodies" and reduce the need for hospitalization of COVID patients by 65-75 per cent.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Delhi Police lookout notice for Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Delhi Police have issued a "lookout notice" for well-known wrestler Sushil Kumar, a double Olympic medallist, connected to the murder of a former junior international wrestler at Chhatrasal Stadium in north-west Delhi. According to Delhi Police, Sushil is absconding.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Nora Fatehi's wet-hair look sets mercury soaring
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actress-dancer Nora Fatehi looks like a million bucks in a new set of photos she has shared on social media on Monday. She posted the images with a cryptic caption.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Federal Bank, Mashreq Bank tie up for money transfer from UAE to India
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Federal Bank has entered into a strategic tie-up with UAE's Mashreq Bank, to facilitate money transfers from the UAE to India.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
J&J vax set for widespread use in Germany
Berlin, May 10 (IANS) Germany on Monday said it would administer the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine primarily to those aged 60 and above, but decided it could also be offered to younger people as long as their individual health risks had been considered.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Vistara to launch non-stop flights between Delhi and Tokyo
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Full-service carrier Vistara on Monday announced special, non-stop flights between Delhi (DEL) and Tokyo (HND) starting June 16, 2021.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
HDFC Bank and CSC join hands to bring Chatbot EVA for VLEs
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) HDFC Bank and Common Services Centers (CSCs) on Monday announced the launch of chatbot 'Eva' on CSC's Digital Seva Portal to support Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) in providing banking services for the last mile rural consumers.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
KKR's Chakravarthy, Warrier return to Chennai after quarantine
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowlers Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier, who both tested positive for Covid-19 during the postponed Indian Premier League (IPL), reached their homes in Chennai on Monday after serving mandatory quarantine in Ahmedabad.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bayer announces support for India's fight against Covid
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Global life sciences company Bayer on Monday announced an extension of its COVID-19 relief measures to local communities, healthcare workers, businesses and employees.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Babar, Healy win ICC Player of the Month awards
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam and Australia women's wicketkeeper-batter Alyssa Healy were on Monday announced as the International Cricket Council's (ICC) players of the month for April.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Man kills wife and then commits suicide in Bihar
Sasaram, May 10 (IANS) A man killed his wife and then committed suicide by hanging himself on Sunday night in Rohtas district of Bihar. Police said it recovered both the bodies on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Partners receiving payment from a firm not liable to pay service tax
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a big relief to individuals operating as partners in partnership firms, the Ahmedabad bench of the Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that any remuneration received by them, as per the obligation of the partnership deed, would be treated as share of profit and not as service under service tax law.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kubbra Sait reveals her idea of perfect old age
New Delhi, May 10 (IANSlife) 'Sacred Games' actor Kubbra Sait says that in her sixties or seventies, she would like a tiny home with a little garden probably growing cabbages. "Oh yeah, if it faces the beach, then that will be amazing," quips Kubbra.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Strict two-week lockdown in Rajasthan from today
Jaipur, May 10 (IANS) The Rajasthan government's strict 15-day lockdown that began from Monday will remain in force till May 24.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Dozens injured in fresh clashes in Jerusalem
Jerusalem, May 10 (IANS) Fresh fighting between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters left dozens injured on Monday as a clash about access to parts of the Old City and attempts to evict a Palestinian family from their home reached one of Jerusalem's holiest sites.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Tech glitches force SC to adjourn Covid-19 hearing to May 13
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday faced technical glitches during the virtual proceedings, and decided to hear the suo motu case on management of Covid-19 (distribution of essential supplies and services during pandemic) on May 13.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Will wellness tourism grow due to Covid-19?
New Delhi, May 10 (IANSlife) The roller coaster ride that was 2020 brought the biggest dip in modern history, forcing individuals to adapt to major lifestyle changes while the world shifts focus to taking preventive measures so that people will not get infected by Covid-19.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
To keep your immune system in its prime
New Delhi, May 10 (IANSlife) At the personal level, the fight against the Covid-19 virus begins with strong immunity. As the second wave turns out to be more alarming and devastating than the previous one, many are turning to strengthening their immune system using homegrown plants, 'kadhas', and a nutrient-rich and diverse diet.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Over 2,000 migrants reach Mediterranean island by boat
Rome, May 10 (IANS) More than 2,000 migrants have reached the Lampedusa island in the Mediterranean Sea by boat within the past 24 hours, state media reported on Monday, sparking concerns in Rome.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sonakshi Sinha gets the jab, shares photo
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha on Monday took the vaccine for Covid-19 prevention. The actress shared a photograph on Instagram where she is seen getting the jab on her left arm.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mamata's 43 ministers take oath sans festivities
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Amid a raging Covid-19 pandemic, 43 Trinamool Congress ministers comprising 24 cabinet ministers, 10 Ministers of State with Independent charge and nine MoS took oath at an austere ceremony held in the Raj Bhawan on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
13 KL Oxygen plant set up at Kozhikode Medical College
Kozhikode, May 10 (IANS) As Covid-19 cases rise drastically, a 13 KL oxygen plant was set up at Kozhikode Medical College Hospital.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Go waterless with personal care
New Delhi, May 10 (IANSlife) Hygiene is an important aspect of today's lives, especially with the ongoing pandemic. Inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene practices are the cause of death for lakhs of people every year, majority of them being children. Provision of clean water is one of the most effective methods of saving lives.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Milestone': Nuanced cinema (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2)
'Milestone' (also known as 'Meel Patthar'); Cast: Suvinder Vicky, Lakshvir Saran; Direction: Ivan Ayr; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Are you consuming 'healthy honey'?
New Delhi, May 10 (IANSlife) There is no dearth of honey brands dotting the market shelves claiming to be pure, healthy and immunity boosting. Are all these products really as healthy as they claim to be? Is the honey you consume pure, unadulterated and unaltered from its natural state?
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Iran condemns weekend attack on consulate in Iraq
Tehran, May 10 (IANS) Iran issued a sharp condemnation on Monday after a weekend attack on its consulate in the southern Iraqi city of Karbala.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Asus postpones Zenfone 8 series launch in India due to Covid
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Taiwanese brand Asus on Monday said it has postponed the launch of its Zenfone 8 series smartphones in India due to the Covid surge.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Train services suspended till May 16 in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Train operations in Kashmir were suspended on Monday till May 16 in view of the alarming rise in Covid infections in Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
MP govt focuses on children before third wave of Covid-19
Bhopal, May 10 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has intensified its efforts to ramp up medical facilities with the possibility of more newborn babies and children being infected with Covid-19 during the third wave of the pandemic. A 360-bed facility will be created for children in the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) across 13 medical colleges in the state.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid will be like endemic flu due to variants: Canadian expert
Toronto, May 10 (IANS) Coronavirus will become a part of the viral ecosystem -- akin to the seasonal endemic flu -- due to the spread of several variants of concern, according to a Canadian health expert, as per media reports.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Canada,National
15 dead in Afghanistan as Taliban announces Eid ceasefire (Ld)
Kabul, May 10 (IANS) At least 15 people, mainly civilians, were killed in Afghanistan on Monday, the same day Taliban militants announced a nationwide three-day ceasefire for the upcoming Eid-al0Fitr holidays.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
MFI delinquencies to increase by June: Acuite Ratings
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Delinquencies of microfinance institutions (MFI) are likely to increase by June amid the severe Covid crisis, according to Acuite Ratings & Research.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PM wishes Assam CM Himanta expects momentum to NE development
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on taking oath as a new chief Minister of Assam and other Ministers, wishing the new team will add momentum to the development journey of the hilly state.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BharatPe raises Rs 50 cr debt from Northern Arc
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Financial services company BharatPe on Monday said it has raised Rs 50 crore in debt from Northern Arc Capital, one of the leading digital debt finance platforms.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Thousands protest in France against climate law
Paris, May 10 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Paris and other French cities against what they see as the government's failure to implement adequate climate protection measures, police said.
2021-05-10
Category: International, France,Environment/Wildlife
Neyveli Lignite to set up Oxygen plants in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Public Sector Enterprise Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is to set up Oxygen plants in Tamil Nadu and in other states where it is in operation. The company is to set up 9 oxygen plants across the country.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Fate of 'Poonjar Lion,' flamboyant media baron Kumar and turncoat Jose hangs in balance
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) Every assembly elections sees big names falling like nine pins and this time too it was no different. The fate of three such politicians -- P.C.George, often referred to as the 'Poonjar Lion' , flamboyant media baron M.V Shreyams Kumar and turncoat Jose K.Mani -- are all facing a bleak political future.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Russian doctor who treated Navalny reported missing
Moscow , May 10 (IANS) Months after Russian President Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic, Alexei Navalny was poisoned, the Russian doctor who treated him has been reported as missing.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Kohli gets shot of Covid-19 vaccine
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on Monday announced that he has got a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine and urged his followers to get inoculated as soon as they can.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ex Andhra DGP Prasada Rao passes way in US
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Former police chief of undivided Andhra Pradesh, Dr B. Prasada Rao passed away in the US on Monday, his family sources said.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Himanta Biswa Sarma sworn-in as 15th Assam CM
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Monday sworn-in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam, a day after he was named as the leader of the newly-elected BJP legislators in the state.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Samsung Galaxy M51 a winner on new DXOMARK battery score
Paris, May 10 (IANS) The French hi-tech company DXOMARK has announced a new score for smartphone battery experience that covers a wide range of common real-life uses smartphones including social media, communication and multimedia applications.
2021-05-10
Category: International, France,Technology
Goa recommends ivermectin to all above 18 to combat Covid in state
Panaji, May 10 (IANS) As Goa continues to top the country's Covid positivity rate chart, the state government on Monday cleared a new Covid treatment protocol which recommends all residents above the age of 18 to take five tablets of the ivermectin drug, in order to prevent the steep and sometimes fatal viral fever, which accompanies a Covid-19 infection.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
74% new Covid cases reported in 10 states; Maha, K'taka on top
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are among the top 10 states that accounted for 73.91 per cent new Covid-19 cases registered in the last 24 hours, said Union Health Ministry's data on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Palaniswami set to become opposition leader of Tamil Nadu
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Edappadi K. Palaniswami, the outgoing Chief minister and coordinator of AIADMK is all set to become the Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Aus FM meets Ghani in Kabul to discuss troops withdrawal
Kabul, May 10 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne on Monday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul to discuss the withdrawal of troops from the war-torn country.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
TN politics to revolve around ideologies not just personalities
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Politics in Tamil Nadu is going to revolve around three different ideologies and not mainly around personalities that is what has become clear following the humiliating defeat of actors like Kamal Haasan, Vijayakant and R. Sarathkumar floated parties, as well as that of politician T.T.V.Dhinakaran's AMMK party, said political strategists and analysts.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
India beats US, China in fastest Covid inoculation; 17 Cr in 114 days
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India has achieved the landmark of being the fastest country globally to administer 17 crore Covid-19 vaccines in the least number of days, defeating the US and China, the second the third runners-up respectively.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Telugu anchor, actor TNR passes away due to Covid
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Well-known YouTube anchor, journalist and actor Thummala Narsimha Reddy on Monday passed away due to Covid-19.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Media
Ola Foundation, GiveIndia to provide free O2 concentrators
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Ola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of cab aggregator Ola, on Monday announced its partnership with GiveIndia to provide consumers with oxygen concentrators for free through the Ola app.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Allocate 20K Remdesivir vials per day: TN CM
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday urged the central government to allocate at least 20,000 vials of Remdesivir injection daily up from the current 7,000 vials.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
UK names David Attenborough as 'People's Advocate'
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) With six months to go before the UK brings world leaders together for key UN climate talks, renowned natural historian and broadcaster David Attenborough has been named People's Advocate for the country's Presidency of the UN climate change summit in Glasgow named COP26.
2021-05-10
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
Chawla's father passes away due to Covid-related complications
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Piyush Chawla's father has passed away due to Covid-19 related symptoms, the leg-spinner announced on his Instagram page on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
4Ts will break corona infection chain: Gurugram official
Gurugram, May 10 (IANS) With Covid-19 cases spiking in Gurugram, the district health department will focus on testing, tracking, tracing and treatment.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
SC should intervene in vax policy: Jaiveer Shergill
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) After the central government had submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court, defending its Covid vaccination policy, which has been criticised for differential pricing, shortage of doses and slow rollout, the Congress has slammed the Centre's move and also sought the top court's intervention.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
2 paramedics held for black marketing of O2 cylinders
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Delhi Police on Monday said that it has arrested two CATS paramedics who were allegedly involved in black marketing of oxygen cylinders and also recovered Rs 1 lakh from them.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Israel closes Gaza crossing after rockets fired
Tel Aviv, May 10 (IANS) The Israel government said on Monday that it has closed the Erez Crossing, the only pedestrian passage between the Gaza Strip and the Jewish state, after rockets were fired from the coastal enclave.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Israel,Politics
WHO to restart Covid drug trial with focus on immune responses
Washington, May 10 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to restart an international clinical trial of three existing drugs that can save the lives of people hospitalised with Covid-19. This time the trial is aimed dampening inflammation, an approach that has already shown promise, Nature reported.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Man shot dead at Vancouver International Airport
Vancouver, May 10 (IANS) A man was shot dead in a shooting incident at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Canada, according to authorities.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Canada,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
With eye on China, EU reaches out to India for a mega trade deal
New Delhi, May 10: With an eye on China, India and the European Union (EU) have decided to restart negotiations on a new trade deal, which could massively expand commerce between the two big economies and untap a surge in European investments into India.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Top suspect of attack on ex-Maldivian Prez arrested
Male, May 10 (IANS) Police in the Maldives have arrested the top suspect in connection to last week's terror attack which injured former President and Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Nasheed, local media reported on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Bangladesh's Hasina reaches out to Mamata as Teesta river deal hangs in balance
New Delhi, May 10 : The million-dollar question -- whether or not the Teesta river deal will be signed anytime soon is back on the table as West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee won the state elections decisively. The Teesta river water sharing deal has not fructified despite efforts from India due to Banerjees opposition.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Wilful patronage of super-spreader events allowed for partisan gains: Sonia
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In her opening remark in the CWC meeting, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi said the Covid-19 situation has become even more catastrophic and alleged that wilful patronage of super-spreader events were allowed for partisan gains and the government has priority like the Central Vista.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
3L Remdesivir, other foreign medical aid dispatched to states: Govt
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Global aid comprising of over 6,000 Oxygen concentrators, cylinders, generation plants and more than three lakh Remdesivir vials have been dispatched to states and UTs in their fight against Covid-19, Union Health Ministry said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
J&K sponsors pilot training, IT and journalism to boost jobs
New Delhi, May 10: The Tribal Affairs Department of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has initiated the process to select and sponsor 250 students at various levels for skill development courses in different fields of employment opportunities. These include training and license for commercial pilots, air hostess/cabin crew, medical diagnostics, Information Technology (IT) and Information Technology enabled services (ITeS), nursing and journalism.
2021-05-10
Category: India, New Delhi,National
India's Covid-19 Challenge: A Crisis Management Perspective
India is in a state of biological war against an invisible enemy (coronavirus), which has imposed unprecedented health emergency of this century. While the magnitude of cases and sudden spike, in second wave, has pushed many countries into unsurmountable shortages, but it does put a question mark on handling of the pandemic this time, in comparison to much better handling of pandemic last year during first wave by India. While specialists may cite many reasons for such hike, from double mutation to casualness by all, including election rallies, religious gatherings, and slowing down of momentum in capacity building for forthcoming second wave; hence, revisiting existing management responses, in context of indigenous best practices/structures is necessary to improve the situation.
2021-05-10
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
India's Central Vista must dedicate a memorial to "Live.And Let Live" (Opinion)
The Central Vista Redevelopment Project in the heart of New Delhi has run into a sharp controversy ? especially over its timingand continuing construction during the peak times of Covid19 in India.
2021-05-10
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Vijay Varma shares a glimpse of his 'new wife'
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actor Vijay Varma, who rose to fame playing Moeen in "Gully Boy", has shared the look of his "new wife" and it's not what you imagine!
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nepal PM's party members won't attend floor test
Kathmandu , May 10 (IANS) In a major setback to Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, a section of his party lawmakers have decided not to attend a special session of Parliament on Monday convened by the premier seeking a vote of confidence.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
CWC meet kicks off with discuussion on poll defeats, new party chief
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) began here on Monday with the discussion on party's poor performance in the recently-held Assembly polls and election to the new party chief.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Look out notice against Navneet Kalra in O2 concentrators case
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Moving ahead in its probe into the recovery of over 500 oxygen concentrators from several famous eateries in Lutyens Delhi, the Delhi Police has issued look out notice against the owner of Khan Chacha restaurant and businessman Navneet Kalra, who has been absconding.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kangana 'waiting to be banned' from Instagram
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut, whose Twitter account has been permanently suspended, said on Monday that she is waiting to be banned from Instagram, claiming it would be a badge of honour for her. 
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nepal PM Oli's floor test in Parliament on Monday
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is set to face a floor test in Parliament on Monday on his proposal to seek a vote of confidence that has divided the country's political landscape.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Samsung, Ericsson end legal battle over patents
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Swedish telecom company Ericsson and South Korean giant Samsung have ended their legal disputes over patents, signing an agreement to cover all cellular technologies.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
LIC's holding at all time low on profit booking
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) LIC's holding across 296 companies where its holding is more than 1 per cent slipped to an all-time low of 3.66 per cent as on March 31, 2021, down from 3.70 per cent as on December 31, 2020 and from all-time high of 5 per cent as on June 30, 2012, as per primeinfobase.com, an initiative of PRIME Database Group.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Breathe the mountain air through these Himalayan recipes (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Author and gastronomist Veena Sharma has always believed that ones kitchen is ones best pharmacy, providing us with the particular admixtures and combinations that help uplift both our physical and mental constitutions.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Look out notice issued against Olympian Sushil Kumar
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Delhi Police has issued a look out notice against Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar, who has been absconding since May 4 after a wrestler died in a brawl at Chhatrasal Stadium.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taliban declares ceasefire during Eid
Kabul, May 10 (IANS) The Taliban militant outfit has announced a three-day ceasefire with the Afghan government during the upcoming Eid al-Fitr holiday, a spokesman said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
India smartphone market to see 15-20% drop in Q2 amid lockdowns
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Owing to the second Covid-19 wave and associated state-wide lockdowns, the country is likely to see a significant dip of 15-20 per cent in smartphone shipments in April-June period (Q2) 2021, a new report said on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Eli Lilly signs agreements with Cipla, Lupin and Sun Pharma
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Eli Lilly announced that it has issued royalty-free, non-exclusive voluntary licenses to Indian pharmaceutical manufacturers of generic medicines, Cipla Ltd., Lupin Ltd. and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., who are collaborating with Lilly to accelerate and expand the availability of baricitinib in India.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Libyan Navy denies shooting at Italian fisherman
Tripoli, May 10 (IANS) The Libyan Navy has denied shooting at an Italian fisherman off the country's coast during an operation against four boats from Sicily.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Seoul to find way for restored inter-Korean, Pyongyang-US talks'
Seoul, May 10 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday that his government will seek to find a way for restored talks between Seoul and Pyongyang and between North Korea and the US.
2021-05-10
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Some 600 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast
Tripoli, May 10 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Monday that some 600 illegal migrants have been rescued off Libya's western coast.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
US Covid death toll undercounted: Fauci
Washington, May 10 (IANS) The US has undercounted the number of deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, currently the highest in the world, Anthony Fauci, top country's top infectious disease expert, said.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
3 soldiers dead, 5 injured in Pak terror attacks
Islamabad May 10 (IANS) Three soldiers were killed and five others injured in two separate terrorist attacks in Pakistan's Balochistan province, an army statement said.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Scientists develop coronavirus protocols to quickly spot mutants
London, May 10 (IANS) A worldwide network of scientists has isolated functional units of the SARS-CoV-2 proteins in such a way that their structure, function and interactions can now be characterised by researchers the world over and develop protocols to quickly spot mutations and new variants.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
UK fugitive arrested in Dubai after absconding for 8 yrs
London, May 10 (IANS) One of the UK's most wanted fugitives has been arrested in Dubai after absconding for eight years, the London-based National Crime Agency (NCA) said.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
7 killed in US b'day party shooting
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Six people were killed when a suspect opened fire at a birthday party in the US state of Colorado, police said, adding the perpetrator killed himself at the scene.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Fuel prices start rising again, petrol up 26p, diesel 32p/ltr
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) On the expected lines, oil companies did not wait long and raised the price of petrol and diesel steeply across the country on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
6 killed in Mogadishu suicide bombing
Mogadishu, May 10 (IANS) At least six people, including two senior police officers, were killed and six others injured in a suicide bombing at a police station in Mogadishu's Waberi district, Somalian authorities have confirmed.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Somalia,Politics,Terrorism
Elon Musk to send Dogecoin-funded satellite to Moon
San Francisco, May 10 (IANS) Elon Musk-run SpaceX is now accepting the new cryptocurrency Dogecoin to launch an upcoming satellite named DOGE-1 to the Moon.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
Face masks may become seasonal after Covid pandemic: Fauci
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Wearing face masks may become seasonal when respiratory illnesses are more prevalent, says US top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Iran's central bank urges US to lift sanctions
Tehran, May 10 (IANS) The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), Abdolnasser Hemmati, has urged the US to remove banking sanctions against the Islamic Republic, state media reported.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Egypt, France conduct joint naval, air drills
Cairo, May 10 (IANS) Egypt and France have conducted joint naval and air drills in African country, the armed forces here said.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security
With lockdown in force, TN stares at migrant exodus again
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu under lockdown from May 10 to May 24, the state is staring at an exodus of migrant workers once again. Scores of migrant workers from Bihar, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, West Bengal and Odisha have already left from the industrial towns of Coimbatore and Tirupur with a small percentage deciding to stay back.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
All West Indies IPL players are back home: CWI CEO
Kingston, May 10 (IANS) West Indies players, officials, coaches and commentators who were part of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) have returned to the Carribean islands, said Cricket West Indies (CWI) CEO Johnny Grave.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Israel closes Gaza's fishing zone
Tel Aviv, May 10 (IANS) The Israel government announced that it has completely closed Gaza's offshore fishing zone following incendiary balloons sent from the Palestinian enclave amid soaring tensions.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Uneasy calm prevails as Vijayan finalises cabinet
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) Though it's well established that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will be the last word when it comes to finalising his cabinet, there is an uneasy calm that prevails in the state capital as a series of meetings with the allies and his top party leaders get underway.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Just 13% global iOS users allow apps to track to date: Report
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) After Apple introduced its app tracking transparency tool with iOS 14.5 update to give users better control over their privacy, only 13 per cent of global iOS users have allowed apps to track to date.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Red flag warning for San Francisco Bay Area over wildfires
San Francisco, May 10 (IANS) The US National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning in the San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California, over wildfires until Monday morning.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Doubt if IPL will be in India if it resumes: Neesham
Auckland, May 10 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder James Neesham said he doubts if the postponed 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in India if it is resumed but he is ready to return to the tournament if it resumes.
2021-05-10
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Saudi to hold Haj under Covid safety measures
Riyadh, May 10 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced its plan to hold this year's Haj pilgrimage under Covod safety measures that will ensure preserving the health and safety of the worshippers, state media reported.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion
Equity indices in green; metal, healthcare stocks surge
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a positive note on Monday morning with healthy buying in metal and healthcare stocks.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Vaughan hopes batting elephant has English passport
London, May 10 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan took a funny swipe at the team's batting lineup by asking if an Indian elephant has an English passport. Vaughan was reacting to a video of an elephant hitting the ball with a bat when it is thrown towards it.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Israel approves aid plan for aviation sector
Tel Aviv, May 10 (IANS) The Israeli government has approved an aid plan to support the country's coronavirus-hit aviation industry, the Finance Ministry said in a statement.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Israel,Politics
India sees dip in infections, records 3.66L cases & 3,754 deaths
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Witnessing a decline, India on Monday recorded 3,66,161 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours with 3,754 fatalities, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Belarus Prez signs decree on transition of powers
Minsk, May 10 (IANS) Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko signed a decree on the transfer of presidential powers to the Security Council in the event of an emergency, his press-service said.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Belarus,Politics
UK PM invites devolved leaders to Union summit
London, May 10 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the leaders of the devolved nations to a summit on how "Team UK" can recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Rahul slams Centre over foreign aid amid pandemic
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed the union government over the foreign aid to India amid pandemic and alleged that the government did not do its job properly.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amit Sial: Intense roles playing with my head, want lighter ones
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Actor Amit Sial, who is known for his roles in shows such as "Mirzapur", "Hostages" and "Kathmandu Connection", wants a break from serious characters. The actor adds he doesnt want to play a cop and would like to do a comedy role next.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India, other tea producing nations face climate impacts
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A new report from the charity Christian Aid on Monday showed that India along with other tea producing nations, are facing a host of climate related impacts such as rising temperatures, erratic rainfall, droughts and new insect infestations.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Centre to SC on vax policy: No judicial interference needed, trust wisdom of executive
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a late night affidavit submitted in the Supreme Court, the Centre defended its Covid vaccination policy, which has been criticised for differential pricing, shortage of doses, and slow rollout.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Oxygen from Sterlite plant to help South TN overcome crisis
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) The production of oxygen from the controversial Sterlite plant in Tuticorin is likely to start from Wednesday, thus helping 7 to 8 districts of South Tamil Nadu getting ample stock of gaseous Oxygen. This will help overcome the logistical delay in supply from other parts of the state to South Tamil Nadu.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
SL detects 6 Covid variants amid surging cases
Colombo, May 10 (IANS) Sri Lankan health experts have said a total of six Covid-19 variants have been identified in the island nation amid an ongoing resurgence of new cases.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Invite-only audio chat app Clubhouse arrives on Android
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The popular invite-only audio chat app Clubhouse has finally arrived on Android after spending a year on the Apple iOS platform.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Israeli police green-lights Jerusalem Day parade
Jerusalem, May 10 (IANS) Israeli police said have said that the annual Jerusalem Day parade will take place on Monday in East Jerusalem, where violent clashes have continued for the past few days.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Israel,Politics
B'desh bans entry of travellers from Nepal
Dhaka, May 10 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has banned the entry of travellers from Nepal as its neighbouring countries, including India, were reeling from a deadly second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Houthis launch drone attack at Saudi air base
Sanaa, May 10 (IANS) Yemen's Houthi militia said they attacked the King Khalid Air Base in Saudi Arabia's southwestern city of Khamis Mushait with an explosive-laden drone.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Israel to ink free trade deal with S.Korea
Tel Aviv, May 10 (IANS) Israel and South Korea will sign a free trade agreement this week, officials said here.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Afghans will continue to suffer after forces withdrawal: Analyst
Kabul, May 10 (IANS) Afghans, as victims of the so-called US-led war on terror, would continue to suffer after the withdrawal of the American troops, according to a political analyst.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
US House Minority Leader backs Stefanik to replace Liz Cheney
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has confirmed that he supports Elise Stefanik to replace House Republican Conference Chair Congresswoman Liz Cheney, the third-ranking Republican in the House and one of the few in her party who refuses to march in lockstep with former President Donald Trump.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 157.9mn
Washington, May 10 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 157.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.28 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Natalie Martinez: Chadwick Boseman was epitome of a gentleman
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Actress Natalie Martinez, who has worked with late actor Chadwick Boseman in the film "Message From The King", says he always made her comfortable during the shoots.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Egypt to produce China's Sinovac Covid vaccine in June
Cairo, May 10 (IANS) Egyptian Health Minister Hala Zayed has said Egypt will start locally producing China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine in June.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Egypt,Health/Medicine
Spain celebrates end of lockdown, expert warns pandemic isn't over
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) A key expert has warned that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over after Spaniards celebrated the end of a six-month lockdown with abandon and paid little heed to precautions like masks and social distancing.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Spain,Health/Medicine
New Covid cases in Serbia lowest since last November
Belgrade, May 10 (IANS) Serbia has reported 834 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the lowest since last November, its Ministry of Health stated in a press release on Sunday.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Health/Medicine
Jason Statham-starrer 'Wrath Of Man' kicks off Hollywood's summer with $8.1mn haul
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Jason Statham's latest action starrer "Wrath Of Man", has opened to $8.1 million collections since its US release on Friday. It would be still a while before the film hits screens in India, given the grim Covid pandemic situation here. Meanwhile, the modest three-day collection has been enough for the Guy Ritchie directorial to top the box office charts for the May7-9 weekend in the US.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala journalist dies of Covid-19
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) A journalist in Kerala who had tested positive for the Covid-19 has died after developing coronavirus-reated complications.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
UK records another 1,770 Covid cases, 2 deaths
London, May 10 (IANS) Another 1,770 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,434,860, according to official figures released on Sunday.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Russia holds military parade to mark Victory Day
Moscow, May 10 (IANS) Russia held a grand military parade in central Moscow's Red Square to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Soviet victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Shotgun World Cup: Khangura makes a promising start
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's Gurjoat Singh Khangura made a promising start by shooting 74 out of 75 in the opening three rounds of the men's skeet event of the Shotgun World Cup in Lonato, Italy, on Sunday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
India could tour Sri Lanka for limited-over series in July
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) India could play a three-match ODI and five-match T20I series against Sri Lanka in July, the Indian cricket board president, Sourav Ganguly, has said.
2021-05-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
2nd Test: Pakistan one wicket away from beating Zimbabwe
Harare, May 10 (IANS) Five-wicket hauls from Pakistan's Hasan Ali and Nauman Ali in Zimbabwe's two innings took Pakistan to the brink of victory in the second and final Test here on Sunday, and the visitors were just one wicket away from win at close on the third day.
2021-05-10
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Covid tally crosses 19-lakh in Karnataka, 490 deaths
Bengaluru, May 10 (IANS) With 47,930 new cases in a day, including 20,897 in Bengaluru, Covid tally in Karnataka crossed 19-lakh mark, while 490 died of the infection during the day, said the state health bulletin on Sunday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana CM discusses Covid measures with Harsh Vardhan
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday spoke to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and briefed him about the measures being taken by the state government to curb the pandemic.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Injured wrestler Malik could be out of action for up to 3 weeks
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Olympic Games-bound wrestler Sumit Malik could be out of action for up to three weeks after his old knee injury resurfaced during the recent World Olympic qualifiers in Sofia.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bihar patient dies waiting for ambulance, another taken on veg cart
Patna, May 9 (IANS) While over three dozen unused ambulances were recovered from the office premises of BJP's Saran MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Covid patients in Bihar are struggling for ambulances to be taken to or transferred between hospitals.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
B'luru top cop warns lockdown violators of stringent action
Bengaluru, May 9 (IANS) With the extended 14-day lockdown coming into force from Monday across Karnataka to contain the pandemic's second wave, city police commissioner Kamal Pant on Sunday warned violators of stringent action if they defied the Covid-induced guidelines till May 24 morning.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
T'gana to deploy fresh grads to ease Covid strain on healthcare sector
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) With Telangana's healthcare sector grappling with the mounting pressure of Covid pandemic, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has decided to temporarily draw upon fresh medical and paramedical graduates across the state.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Dos and Dont's in home isolation - the AIIMS guidelines
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The AIIMS has given guidelines on Covid management in home isolation at a recent training session for 14 experts from tertiary care centres across the country.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Deaths continue to dominate Andhra's Covid graph
Amaravati, May 9 (IANS) Despite a marginal dip on Sunday, the number of fatalities continued to dominate the covid tally charts in Andhra Pradesh.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Reliance one of the biggest donors in India Inc Covid relief response
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Reliance Foundation are among the largest donors as India Inc steps up relief efforts in the second wave of Covid hitting India.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra allocates Rs 310 cr for oxygen infrastructure
Amaravati, May 9 (IANS) In the wake of unprecedented demand for oxygen due to the covid pandemic, the Andhra Pradesh government has decided to increase its oxygen production capabilities.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Chandrababu trying to defame government over Covid variant'
Kakinada, May 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister Kurasala Kannababu on slammed Opposition leader Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly causing panic among the people by spreading rumours about the N449K virus and defaming the government which is busy in fighting the Covid pandemic.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
As vaccines exported for 'image building', India saw 1L deaths: Sisodia
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday accused the Centre of seeking to "buid its image" on the international stage with vaccine exports, instead of saving those dying in the country due to Covid.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tata Memorial Centre to give 3,800 02 concentrators to cancer grid hospitals
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Tata Memorial Centre, which provides life-saving service to cancer patients, is also sourcing and allocating medical equipment for over 200 hospitals across India that are part of the National Cancer Grid (NCG).
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Supplying free oxygen to Covid-hit, says K'taka minister's foundation
Bagalkot (Karnataka), May 9 (IANS) Karnataka's Mines and Geology Minister Murgesh R. Nirani on Sunday said his non-profit foundation was supplying free oxygen to Covid patients at the taluk hospital in his Bilagi assembly segment in Bagalkot district.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Pressure of expectation hurting Gill: Gavaskar
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Shubman Gill's struggles with the bat have caught the attention of former India batsman Sunil Gavaskar, who feels the youngster has been bogged down by the pressure of expectation.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Probe ordered into 23 Covid patients going missing from Delhi hospital
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi government on Sunday ordered an inquiry into reports ofCovid-19 patients going missing from the Hindu Rao Hospital in north Delhi.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
One of NE's influential politicians, Sarma fulfils his much-awaited vision
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) Considered as the most powerful politician in the entire northeastern region, 52-year-old Himanta Biswa Sarma, who's target was always set on the top executive post in Assam, will fulfil his long cherished dream when he takes oath as the 15th Chief Minister of the state on Monday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Kerala sees another 35,801 Covid cases, 68 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (IANS) Kerala saw another 35,801 people test Covid-19 positive on Sunday, while 29,318 people were cured and the number of active cases stood at 4,23,514.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
SC notice to Punjab on Prashant Kishor's appointment as CM's advisor
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Punjab government on an appeal challenging the Punjab & Haryana High Court order, dismissing a petition challenging appointment of Prashant Kishor as Principal Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
JNMC sends samples for viral genome sequencing
Aligarh, May 9 (IANS) In order to analyse the severity of Covid and its suspected new variant that wreaked havoc in Aligarh, the samples collected at the ICMR approved Covid Testing Laboratory of the Department of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have been sent for viral genome sequencing to the CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology in New Delhi.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Oxygen Expresses delivers 4,200 MT oxygen to 6 states so far
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Overcoming all hurdles, the Indian Railways has so far delivered 4,200 metric tonne Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Puducherry records its highest single-day Covid toll
Puducherry, May 9 (IANS) Puducherry on Sunday recorded 26 Covid-related deaths, which is the highest in a single day so far, taking its total toll to 965.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Health/Medicine
BJP strongman Himanta Biswa Sarma to take charge as 15th Assam CM on Monday (Night Ld)
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) The BJP's lead strategist in northeastern states and senior leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, who had played significant role in forming saffron party led governments in three other northeastern states - Tripura, Manipur and Arunachal -- will take charge as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam on Monday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
World Athletics chief Coe believes Olympics will be held
Tokyo, May 9 (IANS) World Athletics (WA) president Sebastian Coe said here on Sunday that the Tokyo Olympics will be held as "a beacon of hope and optimism" despite the worsening Covid-19 situation in the host nation.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Athletics
Apple AirTag hacked by security researcher: Report
London, May 9 (IANS) German security researcher Stack Smashing said that he was able to "break into the microcontroller of the AirTag" and modified elements of the item tracker software.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Three rhino poachers, horn smugglers held in Assam
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, three rhino poachers and smugglers of rhino horns were arrested by the Assam police on Sunday from Karbi Anglong distrtict, officials said.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengaluru civic ward panels asked to curb Covid
Bengaluru, May 9 (IANS) Karnataka Forest Minister Arvind Limbavali on Sunday urged Bengaluru's 198 civic ward committees to contain the surging Covid cases.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Himanta Biswa Sarma third disgruntled Congress leader to become CM
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) It is a dream come true for Himanta Biswa Sarma as the BJP on Sunday announced that he will be the next Assam Chief Minister.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Padikkal will have to wait for his Test debut: MSK Prasad
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) former chief selector MSK Prasad feels that young top-order batsman Devdutt Padikkal is an interesting prospect for the future and that "there is still some time for him to enter into the Test setup".
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
India got 3L Remdesivir vials, over 6K O2 concentrators from abroad
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India has cumulatively has received three lakh Remdesivir vials, 6,738 oxygen concentrators, 3,856 oxygen cylinders and 16 oxygen generation plants from the global community in the last 13 days, an official statement said on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
ESIC sets up oxygen generation plants in its Delhi, NCR hospitals
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The ESIC, under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, has installed oxygen generation plants at two hospitals in Delhi and the National Capital Region.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mamata ministry to have 43 ministers, Amit Mitra also included
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee government ministry will be expanded on Monday morning, with the induction of 24 cabinet ministers, 10 ministers of state with independent charge and another 9 ministers of state, as per the list released on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
'Delicate negotiations' on to move CL final to Britain
Berlin, May 9 (IANS) "Delicate negotiations" are taking place about moving the Champions League final to Britain, government minister Michael Gove said on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Redesigned MacBook Air to include iMac-like colour options
San Francisco, May 9 (IANS) The upcoming redesigned Apple MacBook Air will have multiple colour choices like the 24-inch iMac, which was launched last month with an all-new design and bright colours.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Hamilton takes Spanish GP, secures 98th career win (Ld)
Barcelona, May 9 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes secured victory at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday after an intense pitstop strategy battle with Red Bull's Max Verstappen.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Moeen the game-changer for CSK, says Parthiv Patel
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Indian Premier League team Delhi Capitals' (DC) star-opener Parthiv Patel has lavished praise on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Moeen Ali, saying that the English cricketer was the "main game-changer" for his team during the now-postponed season.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Dismiss Imran Hussain from Delhi Cabinet for hoarding oxygen: BJP
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday demanded that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal dismiss Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain from his cabinet and order a CBI inquiry to find out how he managed to get the over 600 oxygen cylinders.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites in record 10th liftoff
San Francisco, May 9 (IANS) A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday launched 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit early and then stuck a landing at sea to cap a record 10th flight for the company's reusable booster.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
4 Al Qaeda-linked militants planning to attack BGB base held
Dhaka, May 9 (IANS) The Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Counterterrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit detained four members of banned militant outfit Ansar al Islam, linked with Al Qaeda, in a raid in the capital's Mohammadpur area on Saturday night, officials said on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
SCR's Oxygen Express sets off on third run to bring more LMO from Odisha
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) The South Central Railway's Oxygen Express started on Sunday, on its third run to bring much needed oxygen from Odisha, for the Covid-hit people of Telangana.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Long jumper Sreeshankar keen to compete in Europe before Olympics
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The second wave of Covid in India has disrupted the plan of national long jumper record holder Murali Sreeshankar to compete in Europe as part of preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games, and he is now planning afresh to tour there.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Hamilton wins Spanish GP after intense pitstop strategy battle
Barcelona, May 9 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes secured victory at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday after an intense pitstop strategy battle with Red Bull's Max Verstappen.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
From Rohit to Sachin, players salute their mothers
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India opener and Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma paid a heartfelt tribute to his mother on Mother's Day, saying he always looked up to her for support and unconditional love.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Katrina Kaif's special wish for her mom on Mother's Day
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif shared a special message for her mother on the occasion of Mother's Day.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
FPIs pull out Rs 5,936 cr from Indian equities in 1st week of May
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Foreign portfolio investors (FPI) continued to pull out investments from the Indian equities during the first week of May.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi demands uniform vaccine price, seeks 60 lakh doses per month
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Delhi would need 60 lakh doses of vaccine per month to vaccinate around 93 lakh people in the 18-45 age group during May to July, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
226 gram panchayats report zero Covid case in MP
Jabalpur, May 9 (IANS) As many as 226 gram panchayats in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district have reported zero Covid case since the outbreak of the pandemic.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Senior AIFF official Lavinio Rebello passes away
Goa, May 9 (IANS) The senior vice president of the Goa Football Association (GFA), Lavinio Rebello, passed away in Goa on Sunday. Rebello was also the deputy chairperson of the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
FC Goa's tactical aspects need to be polished: Coach Ferrando
Goa, May 9 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side FC Goa's chief coach Juan Ferrando said on Sunday that his players had "performed on a high level and done great as a team" in the recently concluded Asian Champions League (ACL) Group Stage, but they need to improve their tactical aspects.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Telangana Covid tally drops below 5K mark
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Telangana continued to report a declining trend in Covid-19 cases, with 4,976 cases reported from across the state over the 24-hour period ending 5.30 p.m. Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter completes first one-way trip
Washington, May 9 (IANS) NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has added many firsts to its kitty. After becoming the first to test power flight on another world and to capture the colour image of the Martian surface, the mini helicopter has now completed its fifth flight with a first short one-way trip.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
5,190 new cases, 54 deaths in J&K as Covid crisis runs amuck
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) With 5,190 new cases and 54 deaths on Sunday, the Covid crisis in J&K appeared to peak much earlier than predicted by the experts.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
GST exemption may lead to price hike of vaccines: FM
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Amid calls for full exemption of goods and services tax (GST) on vaccines, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that a complete waiver may lead to a rise in their prices, impacting the common man.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Former FC Goa defender Pena praises team for ACL showing
Goa, May 9 (IANS) Former FC Goa defender, Spain's Carlos Pena, was all praise for the Indian Super League (ISL) team's head coach Juan Ferrando and his boys after they finished third in the AFC Champions League (ACL) Group Stage recently.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
IPL's New Zealand contingent reaches home
Auckland, May 9 (IANS) Former New Zealand captains Brendon McCullum and Stephen Fleming were among the last to arrive in Auckland on Sunday from India after the postponement of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL). All New Zealand players, staff, officials and commentators, who were part of the league, have now arrived back in their home country.
2021-05-09
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
In first cabinet meet, Stalin bats for strict lockdown in TN
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin, in his first cabinet meeting on Sunday, called upon ministers and officials to implement a strict lockdown in the state to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tragic time for India, hope things improve soon: Boult
Auckland, May 9 (IANS) New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult said that he hopes the Covid-19 situation in India improves quickly. Boult was part of the New Zealand contingent which reached home safely after the Indian Premier League (IPL) was halted abruptly.
2021-05-09
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Kareena, Preity Zinta's message for their mother-in-law on Mother's Day
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Bollywood actresses Kareena Kapoor Khan and Preity Zinta chose the occasion of Mother's Day to express gratitude to their mother-in-law.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hero MotoCorp extends closure of plants till May 16
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp has extended the shutdown at its manufacturing facilities across India, its Global Parts Centre (GPC) in Neemrana and its R&D facility, the Centre of Innovation and Technology (CIT) in Jaipur by another week, till May 16.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Video shows body of Covid victim dumped in river in Katihar
Patna, May 9 (IANS) A video purportedly showing a Covid victim's body being dumped into the bank of Saura river in Bihar's Katihar district has gone viral on social media.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Covid jabs won't raise immunity in organ transplant patients: Study
New York, May 9 (IANS) Patients, who had organ transplants, remain vulnerable to Covid-19 infections even after a second vaccine dose, finds a study that urges people who are immunocompromised to strictly adhere to wearing masks, and maintain physical distancing, even after vaccination.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Gagan Singh Bedi new Chennai Corporation Commissioner
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) IAS officer Gagan Singh Bedi has been appointed the new Greater Chennai Corporation Commissioner, replacing G. Prakash who has held the post since 2019.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
IPL postponement a pointer to cricket's vulnerability: Chappell
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The postponement of the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to Covid-19 was a reminder of the game's vulnerability, former Australia skipper Ian Chappell said on Sunday, pointing at the weak underbelly of the game.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Now villages also left to the mercy of God: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Amid surge of Covid cases in the rural areas, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led Central government for not tackling the situation.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Why the BJP failed to consolidate Hindu votes in West Bengal
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Though the BJP has increased its tally in the West Bengal Assembly from three in 2016 to 77 in 2021 - a substantial increase of 74 seats, but down from 121, as indicated by the 2019 Lok Sabha election results. The BJP's success in the last Lok Sabha elections was a result of extreme polarisation of Hindu votes under Narendra Modi-Amit Shah banner but in the 2021 Assembly polls, the saffron camp failed to retain the level of Hindu support it had secured then, thus ending up faring way below its own expectations and its performance in the last general election.
2021-05-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Pace bowler Sakariya loses father to Covid-19
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Saurashtra left-arm fast bowler Chetan Sakariya, who represents Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), has lost his father to Covid-19.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Hike quota of oxygen to 300 MT, Punjab CM urges PM
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase the total quota of oxygen to 300 metric tonnes (MT), and ensure urgent supplies of vaccine for the state, which has been facing shortage on both counts.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Warner, Slater deny reports of physical altercation in Maldives bar
Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Australia batsman David Warner and former cricket Michael Slater have denied rumours of the two having a physical altercation in a Maldives bar.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rahul Vohra passes away after posting 'I have given up hope' on Facebook
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actor and YouTube star Rahul Vohra has reportedly breathed his last owing to Covid-19 complications. He was 35.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amara Raja Batteries resumes Andhra operations post HC order
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Amara Raja Batteries Ltd has resumed operations at its plants at Nunegundlapalli and Karkambadi at Chittoor district with effect from May 8, after the Andhra Pradesh High Court granted an interim suspension of the orders passed by the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB).
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hooda concerned over Covid surge in Haryana villages
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Former two-time Haryana Chief Minister and Congress leader Bhupinder Hooda on Sunday advised the state government to formulate a special policy for the rural areas with the sudden surge in Covid-19 cases.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
10 vials of Remdesivir seized from Faridabad
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Haryana's Food and Drugs Administration Department on Sunday said it has seized 10 vials of Remdesivir from Faridabad town being sold in the black market.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Myanmar junta approves 15 investments, including huge Chinese project
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) China has started reaping rewards for backing the February 1 military takeover in Myammar.
2021-05-09
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
OPPO Find X3 series to get system updates for 3 years
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OPPO said that there will be a minimum of three years of software support for its Find X3 series of premium smartphones.
2021-05-09
Category: International, China,Technology
Kangana: Instagram has deleted my post where I threatened to demolish Covid
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Sunday alleged that Instagram has deleted her post where she speaks about demolishing Covid.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Uranium recovery in Mumbai: NIA takes over case
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday said that it has taken over the case related to the recovery of 7.1 kg "natural uranium" worth Rs 21.30 crore in Mumbai.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Swapan Dasgupta lodges complaint against persecution of BJP workers
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Former Rajya Sabha member and BJP candidate for the West Bengal Assembly polls, Swapan Dasgupta on Sunday lodged a formal police complaint against persecution of party workers in Tarakeswar constituency from where he contested the polls.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Real estate firm, IAF set up 150-bed Covid facility in Gurugram
Gurugram, May 9 (IANS) Amid a shortage of beds for Covid patients in Gurugram, real estate firm M3M Group has collaborated with the Indian Air Force (IAF) to set up a 150-bed Covid hospital in vacant flats at Sector 67.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
National-level shooters lead fight against Covid-19 in Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) More than 100 national-level shooters are driving a campaign in Uttar Pradesh (UP) to ensure a seamless supply of oxygen to hospitals and medical facilities in a bid to augment India's efforts to combat Covid-19.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
This tool can help you better manage browser tabs
New York, May 9 (IANS) If you are reading this, chances are you have several other tabs open in your browser. Are you facing trouble with the overloading of Internet browser tabs?
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Technology
SnapBizz, REVIVE Alliance, Nielsen tie up to digitally empower small traders
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Retail digitisation company SnapBizz, Samhita-CGF's REVIVE Alliance, and Nielsen have come together to enable the digitisation of small kirana shops and other retailers to improve business outcomes and profitability.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
13 Covid-19 undertrials escape from Haryana jail
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Thirteen undertrials escaped from a Covid-19 special jail in Haryana after cutting iron grills of a barrack, police said on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MI's foreign members reach destinations, says team
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) team Mumbai Indians on Sunday said that the team's foreign players have all reached their respective home countries.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Angelina Jolie: I am very warm and gentle with my children
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie said that she makes sure to always be very warm and gentle when it comes to her kids.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Give up, get treatment, Telangana Police tells Covid-hit Maoists
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) In a bid to leave no flank exposed in the battle against coronavirus in the state, Telangana Police have reached out to covid-struck Maoists too.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
TN govt will be an inclusive one, says new Chief Minister Stalin
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has said that his government will be an inclusive one and a people's government. In a letter to the party cadres, he called upon them to work alongside the cadres of other political parties for the total development of the state.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
PM dials CMs of Bihar, Karnataka, Punjab, U'Khand on Covid
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held telephonic discussions with the Chief Ministers of Bihar, Karnataka, Punjab and Uttarakhand to take stock of the Covid-19 situation in their respective states, said sources.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Huma Qureshi's 'Maharani' to premiere on May 28
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi took to social media to share the trailer of her upcoming web series Maharani. The series will start streaming from May 28.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AFC Cup matches postponed after Bengaluru breach Covid protocols (Ld)
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Sunday announced to postpone the AFC Cup Group D matches in Maldives after three Bengaluru FC players allegedly breached Covid-19 protocols.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Andhra sets up high-level probe into limestone quarry tragedy
Amaravati, May 9 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has instituted a high-level enquiry into Saturday's explosion that rocked a limestone quarry in Kadapa district, leaving 10 people dead, and several others critically injured.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Namit Das reminisces sharing screen space with mom Yamini
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) This Mother's Day, actor Namit Das, who shared the screen with his mother in the film Sui Dhaaga, says that she has always been an inspiration to him.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ibuprofen safe, doesn't raise Covid death risk: Study
London, May 9 (IANS) Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, is safe and does not lead to higher rates of death or severe disease in patients hospitalised with Covid-19, according to a new observational study of more than 72,000 people in the UK.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Lakshadweep, Haryana, Assam top in Covid vax wastage
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Lakshadweep, Haryana and Assam for the second consecutive day on Sunday maintained their position among top 10 states for the maximum loss of Covid vaccines amid the crisis when the country is passing through a shortage of the medicine necessary to keep people safe from the deadly virus.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Belief of winning Olympic medal motivates us: Hockey captain Manpreet
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) With 75 days to go for the Tokyo Olympic Games, India hockey captain Manpreet Singh has said that despite the setback of a postponed European tour due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the team believes it has a good chance to win a medal.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
New Siddha Covid care centres for mild patients: TN Health Minister
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Minister for Health and Family welfare, Ma Subramanian has said that there will be 12 more Covid care health centres in the state under Siddha stream.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
MP govt approves hiring of 200 additional ambulances
Bhopal, May 9 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has approved the hiring of 200 additional ambulances for taking coronavirus patients to the hospitals.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
UK, Indian Covid variants detected in S.Africa
Johannesburg, May 9 (IANS) Fifteen cases of the Indian and British Covid-19 variants have been detected in South Africa, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said.
2021-05-09
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
The mega gifting guide for Mother's Day
New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife) Today you get to express your love to your mum and make her feel special. Celebrate your mother and other important women in your life with a gift. While flowers and cards are common presents, this time around you might be searching for a more personalised and unique gift.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sushma Maloo: From a 2000-rupee argument to a jewellery entreprise
New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife) The journey of Mumbai-based jewellery entrepreneur and 'Indian Matchmaking' participant Pradhyuman's mother Sushma Maloo has been one of sheer grit and commitment to the self. Having established her jewellery brand Normament, which also features on the popular Netflix show, after an argument over two thousand rupees with her husband, this Indian mother says that, "this is perhaps a womanly quality, we are unbeatable, unafraid because we are brought up with some or the other odds against us."
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Marriage only at home or court, strict rules in Delhi from Monday
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Delhi, gasping for oxygen with overloaded health management of the state administration for the last few weeks, will witness more stringent restrictions after a fresh round of lockdown will come into effect from Monday morning.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Teaser launch of Vijay Deverakonda starrer 'Liger' postponed
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The teaser launch of 'Liger' starring Telugu star Vijay Deverakonda has been postponed amid the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic across the country.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Zenfone 8 Mini to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 888: Report
Taipei, May 9 (IANS) Taiwanese tech giant ASUS, which is likely to launch its Zenfone 8 series in China on May 12, might power the 'Mini' variant with the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology
Russia protects its own interests, int'l law: Putin
Moscow, May 9 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday stressed on the protection of country's national interests on the 76th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Covid-19 infection is transmitted via air, says US CDC
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Exposure to respiratory fluids -- very fine respiratory droplets and aerosol particles -- present in air and which carry viruses are the main reason for contracting Covid-19 infection, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Chaudhary must not rush back to hard training after Covid: Coach
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Olympic Games-bound 10-meter air pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary, recovering from Covid-19, has been advised not to rush back to hard training as it could have a damaging impact on his performance, says a national level pistol coach.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Big B to join Pope Francis, Joe Biden and others in global event to inspire vax drive
Mumbai/Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan joins a host of international personalities including Pope Francis and US President Joe Biden in a globally televised special titled Global Citizen's VAX LIVE: The Concert To Reunite The World, which aims to inspire vaccine confidence worldwide and help get the Covid-19 vaccine to everyone everywhere. The special programme is aired globally on Sunday evening according to India time.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Himanta Biswa Sarma to take charge as 15th Assam CM (Ld)
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) The BJP's lead strategist in northeastern states and senior leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, who was on Sunday elected as the leader of the newly elected MLAs of the party, will take charge as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam on Monday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
States, UTs to get 46L more vax doses in 3 days
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Central government has so far provided more than 17,56,20,810 vaccine doses to States and Union Territories (UTs) "free of cost", and has planned to provide additional over 46 lakh doses within next three days.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Telugu states' CMs convey Mother's Day greetings
Amaravati/ Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) The Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, conveyed their greetings on the occasion of Mother's Day on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Gene linked to balding may up Covid severity in men
New York, May 9 (IANS) Men with a common form of hormone-sensitive hair loss are more prone to being hospitalised and at risk for ICU admission due to Covid-19, researchers have found.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kharge demands all party meet, writes to PM & RS chairman
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has written to the Prime Minister and the Rajya Sabha Chairman demanding to convene an all party meet to discuss Covid crisis and free vaccination for all.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Russian hackers pose new cyber attack threat: Report
Moscow, May 9 (IANS) Russian intelligence has been accused by the US and UK of carrying out cyberattacks using new techniques after it was exposed that its hackers continue to target governments, organisations and energy providers around the world.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Big B returns to TV with 'KBC 13'
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will return to the small screen with Kaun Banega Crorepati season 13.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sadiq Khan wins 2nd term as London Mayor
London, May 9 (IANS) Incumbent London Mayor Sadiq Khan has won a second term in office, beating his Conservative rival Shaun Bailey, following the local elections held last week, the media reported on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Aligarh Muslim University reels under Covid attack
Agra May 9 (IANS) More than 40 serving and retired faculty members, plus several non-teaching staffers of the Aligarh Muslim University have succumbed to Covid-19. Each day, the graph is going up.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
K'taka to launch Covid vaccination for 18-44 year-olds on Monday
Bengaluru, May 9 (IANS) Karnataka is all set to begin vaccination of people, in the 18 to 44 years age group, from Monday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Fire erupts in Syrian refinery facility
Damascus, May 9 (IANS) A fire erupted in a major oil refinery in war-torn Syria due to a leak, the country's state news agency SANA reported on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi to remain shut till May 17, Metro services also suspended (Ld)
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Amid crisis for medical services and oxygen supply in Delhi's hospitals for over last three weeks, the city will remain under lockdown till next Monday (May 17) as part of measures to break the chain of corornavirus infections.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Indecisiveness of markets and volatility to continue (Market Watch)
The week began with losses and recovered as the same progressed. By the close of the week, BSESENSEX had gained 424.11 points or 0.87 per cent to close at 49,206.47 points, while NIFTY gained 192.05 points or 1.31 per cent to close at 14,823.15 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 1.38 per cent, 1.54 per cent and 1.58 per cent, respectively. BSEMIDCAP was up 1.46 per cent, while BSESMALLCAP was up 2.53 per cent. The top sectoral gainer was BSEMETAL up 10.29 per cent. In the previous week it had gained quite similarly at 10.3 per cent. In individual stocks one saw Tata Steel gain 14.31 per cent, Hindalco gain 10.13 per cent and Vedanta gain 10.04 per cent. Steel Authority of India Limited gained 20.76 per cent.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Opinion/Commentary
Saahil Uppal: Grateful that my work is keeping me busy, distracted
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actor Saahil Uppal says that he is grateful to have work this year unlike last year's lockdown.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Reliance Retail is second fastest growing retailer in the world
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Reliance Retail ranks 53rd in the list of Global Powers of Retailing by Deloitte, improves from 56th earlier.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
German churches plan to bless same-sex couples
Berlin, May 9 (IANS) Churches across Germany are planning services to bless same-sex couples this week, in defiance of a Vatican decree clarifying that such blessings are banned in the Catholic Church.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Germany,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maldives Sports Minister accuses Bengaluru of breaching Covid rules
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Bengaluru FC and ATK Mohun Bagan's AFC Cup matches are in doubt after Maldives' Sports Minister Ahmed Mahloof alleged a breach of the country's Covid-19 protocols by the former.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Football
Sabalenka beats world No.1 Barty to win Madrid Open (Ld)
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) Aryna Sabalenka turned the tables on world No.1 Ashleigh Barty to win the Madrid Open title.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
EPS, OPS tussle continues in AIADMK over Opposition leader
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) The fight for the top slot as opposition leader in Tamil Nadu continues unabated between former Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami (EPS) and his Deputy, O. Panneerselvam (OPS) in the AIADMK.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Toll from blasts near Kabul school reaches 50
Kabul, May 9 (IANS) The death toll from a car bombing near a school in Kabul followed by two mine blasts has increased to 50, the Afghan Interior Ministry said on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Corona curfew extended in entire J&K till May 17
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) Corona curfew was extended on Sunday for the entire Jammu and Kashmir for seven more days up to May 17.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Maruti Suzuki boosts manufacturing of O2 PSA generator plants
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) has said that realising the critical importance of rapidly installing Oxygen PSA plants, both to produce life-saving oxygen as well as reduce the immense logistical problems, it it boosting the manufacturing of such plants.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Kangana pens emotional letter to mom on Mother's Day
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Ailing Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut penned an emotional letter to her mother on the occasion of Mother's Day.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sachin-Jigar remember composing 'Chunar', this Mother's Day
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) As they celebrate Mother's Day, composer duo Sachin Sanghvi and Jigar Saraiya are reminded of their song Chunar from the film ABCD 2, which was dedicated to mothers.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Conference on Europe's future to begin in France
Paris, May 9 (IANS) A new conference addressing Europe's future will begin in the French city of Strasbourg on Sunday following months of preparation.
2021-05-09
Category: International, France,Politics
Tesla Supercharger network reaches 25K-milestone
San Francisco, May 9 (IANS) Elon Musk-owned Tesla's Supercharger network has now reached a total of 25,000 chargers -- a big milestone for the fast-charging network.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Rajesh Shringarpure: Important to acknowledge, appreciate your child
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actor Rajesh Shringarpure, who is part of the show Punyashlok Ahilyabai, says that it has taught him the importance of encouragement and appreciation by parents in a child's life.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'US to join fight against extremist content online'
Paris, May 9 (IANS) The US is joining the fight to eliminate terrorist and extremist content online, French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern have announced.
2021-05-09
Category: International, France,Politics
CoviVan: Delhi Police's unique move to help senior citizens
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Taking a step ahead of its mandated area to maintain law and order in the city, Delhi Police has come up with a unique initiative to start CoviVan helpline to help senior citizens in the neighbourhood amid Covid-19 crisis.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Himanta Biswa Sarma to be new CM of Assam
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) BJP's lead strategist in northeastern states and party's senior leader Himanta Biswa Sarma would be the next Chief Minister of Assam as he on Sunday was elected the leader of the BJP legislature party by the newly elected MLAs. The saffron party returned to power in Assam for the second consecutive term.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
90 Palestinians injured in E.Jerusalem clashes (Ld)
Jerusalem, May 9 (IANS) Some 90 Palestinians were injured in the second night of the ongoing violent clashes with Israeli security forces in East Jerusalem, it was reported on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Israel,Politics
IDFC First Bank's Q4 net profit up 79%
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) IDFC First Bank on Sunday reported a 78.6 per cent increase in its net profit for the quarter ended March at Rs 127.81 crore.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India's Covid situation nothing short of heartbreaking: Kamala Harris
Washington, May 9 (IANS) In an address to the Indian diaspora in the US, Vice President Kamala Harris lamented over the deteriorating Covidd-19 situation India, saying it was "nothing short of heartbreaking".
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Security forces recover 19 grenades in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, May 9 (IANS) Security forces recovered 19 grenades on Sunday in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
3.6L corona vax reach Andhra
Amaravati, May 9 (IANS) Amid rising Covid cases, and dwindling vaccine supplies, Andhra Pradesh has received a much needed replenishment of its fast dwindling vaccine stocks. State government officials confirmed the arrival of 3.6 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine, by air, on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Marriage events banned in Bhopal till May 17
Bhopal, May 9 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has imposed a complete ban on holding marriage functions in Bhopal till May 17. This is one of the several measures taken by the state government to control the spread of coronavirus infections in the state. The district administration has urged the general public not to hold such events in May this year.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Vishal Mishra: Artistes are like frontline workers
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Singer-composer Vishal Mishra feels artistes are like frontline workers because they help people overcome stress and anxiety in testing times as the ongoing global pandemic.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
5 breathing exercises to strengthen your respiratory system
New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife) While Covid-19 cases continue to surge, we need to be even more vigilant, while staying at home and keeping ourselves healthy and fit. While eating right and exercising ensures our bodies and minds stay fit, it is also important to strengthen our respiratory system -- as that is also severely affected by the virus.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Gifts for mom!
New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife) Thinking what to get your mum for Mother's Day? Check out our compilation of ideas which makes for the perfect gift for mums of all ages and personalities. Whether she's a fashion diva or someone who's into wellness, you're sure to find something here!
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
B'Town shares throwback pictures, messages on Mother's Day
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) As they celebrate Mother's Day, Bollywood celebrities took to social media to share their feelings for their mothers.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UP govt extends lockdown till May 17
Lucknow, May 9 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to extend the lockdown till May 17 in the state to break the chain of coronavirus infections, the government said here on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Hema Malini mourns demise of her secretary
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actress Hema Malini took to social media to mourn the demise of her secretary, who has succumbed to Covid-19.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
The Mommy Makeover
New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife) For generations, mothers have been a force of nature doing the heavy lifting when it comes to raising children right; keeping them safe and teaching them the rules of society.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Lockdown extended in Delhi for one more week
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday though the daily positivity rate of Covid infection in the national capital stands at 23 per cent, however, daily fresh cases are still a challenge.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
CRPF DIG under probe for misbehaving with lady doctor
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) An enquiry was initiated on Sunday against a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for allegedly misbehaving with a lady doctor of the force deputed in Bihar's Muzaffarpur.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Assam CM Sarbananada Sonowal submits resignation
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananada Sonowal on Sunday submitted his resignation to Governor Jagdish Mukhi at the Raj Bhavan here, officials said.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Gurugram vaccinates 5.22L people, highest in Haryana
Gurugram, May 9 (IANS) With Over 5.22 lakh people in Gurugram having been administered Covid-19 vaccine doses, the district registers the highest vaccination in Haryana.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Anushka Sharma thanks healthcare, frontline workers for 'working tirelessly'
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma took to Instagram, on Sunday, to thank all the healthcare and frontline workers for their dedicated efforts as India fights the second wave of the deadly Covid-19.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Bollywood
Australia's borders to remain closed indefinitely: PM
Canberra, May 9 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday said that the country's borders will remain closed indefinitely amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Covid-19 could cause long-lasting damage to heart: Doctors
New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife) A large number of recovered patients from Covid-19 have encountered heart problems and even patients with existing heart problems have felt its affects. The virus can lead to heart injury, heart failure, stroke, and damage to your heart, say doctors.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
44 killed in 'bloody' battles in Yemen's Marib
Sanaa, May 9 (IANS) At least 44 people were killed in "bloody" battles between the Yemeni government forces and the Houthi rebels in the oil-rich province of Marib, an official has confirmed.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
3 injured in NYC Times Square shooting
New York, May 9 (IANS) Three people, including a four-year-old girl, were injured in a shooting in New York City's Times Square, police said.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
64 Palestinians injured as clashes continue in E.Jerusalem
Jerusalem, May 9 (IANS) At least 64 Palestinians were injured in ongoing demonstrations and violent clashes with the Israeli police near Damascus Gate in East Jerusalem, local media reported on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Zoom gains access to private iPad camera API: Report
San Francisco, May 9 (IANS) Apple has given video-conferencing platform Zoom access to a private iPad camera API, which makes the app being able to use the camera during iPad Split View multitasking.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Why some patients test positive for Covid long after recovery
New York, May 9 (IANS) Some virus RNA can be reverse transcribed and inserted into the human genome, finds a new study, which may explain why some people who had already recovered from Covid-19 would sometimes inexplicably test positive on a PCR test weeks or even months later.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Morocco foils illegal immigration attempts in Mediterranean
Rabat, May 9 (IANS) Morocco announced that it has foiled an illegal immigration attempt across the Mediterranean and arrested 19 people.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Malta,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
This doctor-turned-filmmaker is winning laurels in US
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Dr Lakshmi Devy, a doctor by profession has always been passionate about acting and filmmaking and her dreams have come true after she won the prestigious Gold Remy award for direction at the 54th World Houston International Film festival for her movie -- "When the Music Changes."
2021-05-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Bumrah can take 400 Test wickets if he stays fit: Ambrose
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah can cross 400 Test wickets if he can maintain his fitness for a long period, said West Indies pace legend Curtly Ambrose.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Payal Ghosh pitches in to provide beds, medicine for Covid affected
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh, has been working with volunteers to help find beds and other emergency medicine for those who are suffering from Covid-19.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
Kareena shares Taimur's picture with baby brother on Mother's Day
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan treated her fans on Sunday with a picture of her two boys and wish them a Happy Mother's Day .
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Saudi-led coalition launches 15 airstrikes on Houthis
Sanaa, May 9 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition launched 15 airstrikes on Yemen's Houthi militia in and around the oil-rich province of Marib.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
KCR was waiting for right time to strike at Eatala
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) It was a development that took everybody by surprise but the subsequent happenings left no one in doubt that every move by Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao was well calculated to nip in the bud any possible rebellion or challenge to his authority.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
B'desh deploys BGB to stop rush at ferry terminals
Dhaka, May 9 (IANS) The government in Dhaka have decided to deploy Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at ferry terminals on Paturia-Daulatdia, Shimulia-Banglabazar routes in Manikganj and Munshiganj districts from Sunday night to stop the rush of homebound people to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
CRPF trooper dies of cardiac arrest in J&K's Budgam
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper died of cardiac arrest on Sunday while on duty in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Spelling life in Kashmir Valley
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Even as another book 'Life in the Clock Tower Valley' emerges from Kashmir, its author, Shakoor Rather says that while many past books have shone a light on the conflict in Kashmir, his debut novel takes a different approach by depicting the life that the people live amidst the conflict.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Terrorism
Iranian FM urges US to help revive n-deal
Tehran, May 9 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged the US to help revive the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), adding that the crisis was started by Washington with its withdrawal from the deal three years ago.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
1 in 9 adults struggled with mental health amid Covid
London, May 9 (IANS) One in every nine adults consistently had very poor or deteriorating mental health during the first six months of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
AU Chair presents new initiative on Nile dam dispute
Khartoum, May 9 (IANS) President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi, also the current Chairperson of the African Union, presented a new initiative regarding the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile river.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Iraq to quarantine evacuees from India for 14 days
Baghdad, May 9 (IANS) The Iraqi government has decided to impose a 14-day quarantine on those evacuated from India to ensure that they were not infected with the new double mutant Covid19 variant identified in the South Asian country.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Over 31mn voters registered for Ethiopian general elections
Addis Ababa, May 9 (IANS) The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) said that it has registered 31,724,947 voters for the upcoming sixth general elections.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged for 2nd straight day
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices in the country remained unchanged on Sunday as oil marketing companies (OMCs) decided to pause the daily revision process and closely study global oil price movement before effecting any change in the domestic market.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Musk pokes fun at himself, admits Twitter puts him in trouble
San Francisco, May 9 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX CEO was at his hilarious best as he hosted the popular American TV show Saturday Night Live for the first time, acknowledging that his public comments on Twitter do get him in trouble at times.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Aly Goni gets Jammu house renovated for mom on Mother's Day
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actor Aly Goni is getting his house in Jammu renovated as a gift for his mom this Mother's Day. The actor says that work has already begun.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pak Prez allows use of EVMs in general elections
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan President Arif Alvi has promulgated an ordinance to allow the use of electronic voting machines (EVM) in general elections, a statement from his office said.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Govt advances grant of Rs 8923.8 cr to Panchayats for Covid relief
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Finance ministry has released an amount of Rs 8,923.8 crore to 25 States as grants to the Rural Local Bodies (RLBs).
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Berrettini beats Ruud to set up Madrid Open final against Zverev
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) Matteo Berrettini will take on Alexander Zverev in the Madrid Open final on Sunday after overcoming Casper Ruud 6-4, 6-4 in the last four.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Sabalenka beats world No.1 Barty bags Madrid Open
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) Aryna Sabalenka turned the tables on world No.1 Ashleigh Barty to win the Madrid Open title.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
2 arrested over attack on ex-Maldivian Prez
Male, May 9 (IANS) Two suspects have been arrested by the Maldives Police Service (MPS) in investigations into a terrorist attack last week that injured former President and Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed, state media reported.
2021-05-09
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Musk-promoted Dogecoin crashes as he appears on SNL TV show
San Francisco, May 9 (IANS) As Tesla CEO Elon Musk hosted the Saturday Night Live show on TV (US time), Dogecoin which is fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market value and promoted by Musk fell sharply early on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UK's Labour Party suffers huge losses in local polls
London, May 9 (IANS) As counting of votes across Britain continued into this weekend, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservative Party was given plenty of reasons to celebrate while the local elections led to a string of crucial losses for the country's main opposition Labour Party.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Coimbatore hospitals stop admission fearing Oxygen shortage
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Many of the hospitals in Coimbatore are turning away patients with breathing difficulties as they are expecting a shortage of Oxygen even as these hospitals have beds with Oxygen supply at present.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
26 Nepali lawmakers test Covid positive ahead of key vote on PM
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) At least 26 members of the House of Representatives in Nepal have tested positive for coronavirus, just ahead of a key vote on Monday on a motion of confidence called by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
S Korea to clamp down on cryptocurrency phishing activity
Seoul, May 9 (IANS) South Korea said on Sunday it will strengthen its monitoring system against cryptocurrency-related phishing websites by working with the National Police Agency amid recent surges in prices of virtual money.
2021-05-09
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
City loses 2-1 to Chelsea, Premier League crown will have to wait
London, May 9 (IANS) Manchester City will have to wait at least 24 hours before they are crowned Premier League champions for this season after they lost 2-1 at home to Chelsea on Saturday evening.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Buying spree in Chennai as TN faces total lockdown from Monday
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) People of Chennai have entered a buying spree as Tamil Nadu is set for a complete lockdown from May 10 to May 24. Most are filling their stocks with groceries, medicines, utensils, toiletries and other materials that they fear will run out of anytime.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Cyber criminals hit major fuel pipeline in US, probe on
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Cyber criminals have attacked one of the largest fuel pipelines in the US, prompting an immediate shutdown by its operator Colonial Pipeline.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Technology
B'desh reports 1st cases of Indian Covid variant
Dhaka, May 9 (IANS) Bangladesh has detected its first cases of a highly infectious coronavirus variant first identified in India, according to a top health official.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Out of control' Chinese rocket falls over Indian ocean
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) A 100-foot-tall, 22-metric-tonne Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth and has come down over the Indian Ocean near the Maldives.
2021-05-09
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Iranian MP urges progress in nuke talks
Tehran, May 9 (IANS) An Iranian MP has warned that if the Western parties fail to honour their commitments to the 2015 nuclear agreement by May 24, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will have no access to the data recorded at Tehran's nuclear sites.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
7 kids killed in Pak water tank collapse
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Seven children were killed when a water tank made of bricks and cement collapsed in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, rescue officials said.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Randeep Hooda: Being overshadowed has never been part of my vocabulary
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actor Randeep Hooda plays the antagonist in Salman Khan's upcoming Eid biggie "Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai". Salman's superstardom towers over in the build-up to the film's release, but Randeep insists he has never felt overshadowed by anyone on screen.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India's daily Covid tally rises by 4.03L cases, 4,092 deaths
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The coronavirus continues to pummel India as the country on Sunday recorded 4,03,738 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours with 4,092 fatalities, taking the total number of cases in the country to 2,22,96,414, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Italian tourism could bounce back by 2023: Experts
Rome, May 9 (IANS) Italy's beleaguered tourism sector breathed a sigh of relief when Prime Minister Mario Draghi that the country would reopen to international tourists by mid-May, but analysts said it may still need to wait until 2023 before the industry could fully recover from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Samsung mulling new smartphone launches in August: Report
Seoul, May 9 (IANS) Samsung Electronics is mulling multiple new smartphone launches in August, industry sources said on Sunday, as the South Korean tech giant eyes to expand its leadership in the mobile market.
2021-05-09
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
California population experiences 1st yearly loss in history
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) California's population dipped by 182,083 residents last year, bringing the Golden State's total to 39,466,855 people as of January 1, 2021, representing the first 12-month decline since state population estimates were recorded in 1850.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Politics
Scotland's 1st Minister vows to push for independence
Edinburgh, May 9 (IANS) Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to push for a second independence referendum as her Scottish National Party (SNP) secured "historic and extraordinary" fourth consecutive victory in the parliamentary election.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
UN remembers WWII victims
United Nations, May 9 (IANS) The UN has paid tribute to tens of millions of civilians and soldiers who died during the Second World War.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United States,Politics
SL begins administering Chinese Covid vax
Colombo, May 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Health Ministry has started administering the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine against Covid-19 to citizens, soon after the World Health Organization (WHO) approved it for emergency use worldwide.
2021-05-09
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for May 10-16.
2021-05-09
Category: India, New Delhi,National