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New-age stocks poised to enter Nifty50 index
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) New-age stocks are seen poised to enter the Nifty50 index, with Info Edge (India) being the closest contender.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Olympics swimming: Tunisian Hafnaoui creates history; Australia sets world record (Overall Ld)
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old Ahmed Hafnaoui of Tunisia stunned the pool when he swam an event-winning time of three minutes and 43.36 seconds in the men's 400m freestyle, as the first four swimming medals of the 2021 Olympic Games were awarded Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Coast Guard saves 215 lives in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard has saved 215 lives in rescue and relief operations in water-logged areas of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka, an official statement said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Real estate firm employee arrested for cheating investors
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi police's Economic Offences Wing (EOW) have arrested an employee of a real estate firm in Delhi's Dwarka area for alleged forgery of land documents and cheating the people by alluring them to invest in its project -- Ganga City Colony in Jhajjar district of Haryana.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DU sets new record, prepares UG results within 30 days
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, educational institutions across the country have remained closed. However, Delhi University (DU) worked round the clock and burnt midnight oil to prepare results of the examinations for undergraduate courses held in June this year.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Delhi's cinema goers will have to wait till Aug 15 for Hindi releases
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Delhi's cinema theatres are being allowed to open at 50 per cent capacity from Monday, July 26, but don't expect a Hindi film release till August 15.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
An epitome of longevity named Mary Kom
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) "Being a girl, fighting for 20 years is not an easy job." Mary Kom's words to Olympic Channel from a qualifying event in Jordan last year convey a lot, especially in terms of longevity.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Revenant Esports announces new Call of Duty Mobile: Multiplayer Roster
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Esports company Revenant Esports on Sunday announced their brand new 'Call of Duty Mobile: Multiplayer Roster', close to the heels of announcing their Battlegrounds Mobile India Roster in June 2021.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Yami Gautam's film 'Lost' goes on floors
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam starrer investigative drama titled "Lost" has gone on floors.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nine tourists from Delhi killed in Himachal accident
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) At least nine tourists, mainly from Delhi-National Capital Region, were killed and three others seriously injured in a rockslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Sunday, the police said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Olympics hockey: Australia inflict crushing 7-1 defeat on India
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) A shell-shocked India went down 1-7 to world No. 1 Australia in a Group A league match, thrashed by a team that was too strong and too dominating, at the Tokyo Olympics here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Kangana shares glimpse of fight practice for 'Dhaakad'
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Bollywood Actress Kangana Ranaut shared a sneak peek from her action practice for upcoming film "Dhaakad".
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kia to suspend local plant on Covid-19 infections
Seoul, July 25 (IANS) Kia Corp, South Korea's second-biggest carmaker, said on Sunday that it will suspend one of its eight domestic plants on Monday as dozens of workers at the factory were infected with Covid-19 in recent days.
2021-07-25
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
AI helping researchers improve solar data from the Sun
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Researchers are utilising artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to calibrate some of NASA's images of the Sun, helping improve the data that scientists use for solar research.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Various parts of India likely to get heavy rainfall on Monday
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, east Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya on Monday, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Covid vaccination coverage crosses 43 crore
New July 25 (IANS) India's cumulative Covid vaccine coverage has crossed the 43 crore mark, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry announced on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Polarised posts travel faster on social media: Study
New York, July 25 (IANS) On social media, posts with polarised or controversial views travel faster than the non-controversial ones, say researchers, adding that disagreement seems to spread online posts faster and further than agreement.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Maha floods: CM seeks Centre's help for long-term solutions
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), July 25 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday sought the Centre's help for devising "long-term measures" to mitigate the frequent crises of devastating floods which play havoc in the state.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Mary Kom advances to next round in women's 51kg (Ld)
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's six-time world champion and London Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom started her Tokyo Olympics boxing campaign on a winning as she moved into the Round of 16 in women's flyweight (51kg) with a convincing 4-1 win on points against Miguelina Hernandez Garcia of Dominican Republic on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Sawant, not Shripad Naik, maybe BJP's face for 2022 polls: Nadda
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and not Union Minister of state for Tourism and Ports Shripad Naik -- an MP from Goa -- may be the face of the party for the 2022 state Assembly polls, BJP national president J.P. Nadda hinted on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Snoopgate charges baseless; Congress a rudderless boat: Nadda
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) BJP national President J.P. Nadda on Sunday termed the accusations of snoopgate against the Central government as baseless, and said that they are being raised by an issueless opposition.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Maken's instruction to Raj MLAs fuels speculation of cabinet expansion
Jaipur, July 25 (IANS) Amid speculation of change in the Congress' organisational structure in Rajasthan and a possible cabinet expansion, the partys state in-charge Ajay Maken on Sunday directed all the MLAs to stay put in Jaipur on July 28 and 29.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
CII suggests mandatory life insurance cover for PMAY borrowers
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Central government should relaunch the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) with an in-built credit-linked insurance cover for the borrowers, industry chamber Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has suggested.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cannot link 'family raj' concept to ticket allotment: Nadda
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) BJP national president J.P. Nadda on Sunday sought to make a distinction between the notion of 'family raj' and actual allotment of electoral tickets. Nadda said that the two should not be viewed as interlinked.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
4 IEDs recovered in J&K's Kupwara
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Security forces recovered four improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from J&K's Kupwara district on Sunday, police said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
From discarded mobile phones to glittering medals, Japan shows the way
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) The Japanese government had to launch a two-year nationwide campaign to collect ample recycled material for the production of 5,000 bronze, silver, and gold medals for the Tokyo Olympics, which commenced on July 23.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
India's gold imports surge in Apr-Jun, silver imports fall
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India registered a manifold raise in import of gold during the first three months of FY22 on a year-on-year basis, to nearly $7.9 billion.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
MediaTek likely to launch Dimensity 1300T chipset on July 26
Taipei, July 25 (IANS) After launching Helio chipsets this month, chipmaker MediaTek is likely to launch a new Dimensity 1300T chipset, which will be aimed at mobile gaming in particular, on July 26.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology
Thousands participate in Lashkar Bonalu celebrations in T'gana
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) Thousands of devotees flocked the Ujjaini Mahankali temple in Secunderabad here on Sunday as the annual Lashkar Bonalu was celebrated with traditional gaiety.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Milind Soman congratulates Priya Malik for winning gold at Olympics, trolled
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Model-actor Milind Soman got trolled on Sunday after tweeting a congratulatory message to Indian wrestler Priya Malik, assuming she had won gold at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
2 die after entering sewer tank in Noida to retrieve cricket ball
Noida, July 25 (IANS) Two youths died while two others were left in a critical condition after they entered a sewer tank in Sector 6, Noida, to retrieve a cricket ball on Sunday morning.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonia appoints state Congress chiefs in Assam, Manipur
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has appointed new state chiefs for Assam and Manipur to strengthen the party in the two Northeastern states, party sources said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
War of words erupts between The Hindu group members over paper's credibility
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) A war of words has erupted on Twitter between the Chairperson of The Hindu Publishing Group (THG), Malini Parthasarathy, and N. Ram, Director, THG, following a tweet by the former.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Media,Politics
BJP top brass contemplates Santhosh as Yediyurappa's successor
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) With the countdown for the change of guard nearing, the BJP top brass is contemplating to recommend the incumbent National General Secretary (Organisation) of the party, B.L. Santhosh as the successor of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
President Ram Nath Kovind completes four years in office
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind completed four years in office on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Death toll rises to 15 in China warehouse fire
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) The death toll from a fire accident at a warehouse in China's Jilin rovince has increased to 15, with 25 people injured, local authorities said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shrinking forests concern for seed dispersal by birds: Study
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Do you know how does a forest re-generate naturally? Do you know the role played by frugivorous (fruit-eating) birds by way of bird-seeding in forest regeneration?
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
PM praises AP youth's work as weatherman
Amaravati, July 25 (IANS) A Tirupati youth was praised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday for his efforts to help farmers by providing weather-related information in the local language.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Major pistol malfunction reason for Manu missing air pistol finals: Coach
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's 10m air pistol shooter, 19-year-old Manu Bhaker, had suffered a major equipment malfunction, which probably cost her a place in the finals of the event at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, according to the country's pistol coach Ronal Pandit.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Militants snatch cop's rifle in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Militants snatched the service rifle of a policeman on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police sources said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Maha floods: Union Minister Narayan Rane assures Central help
Raigad (Maharashtra), July 25 (IANS) Union Minister for MSMEs Narayan Rane on Sunday assured all help from the Centre to help mitigate the sufferings of the flood victims of western and coastal Maharashtra.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Afghan forces kill 81 militants in Balkh province
Kabul, July 25 (IANS) A total of 81 militants were confirmed dead as the Afghan forces, backed by helicopters and fighter planes, launched airstrikes in the northern Balkh province, an army statement released here on Sunday said.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Hostel Daze Season 2' album takes one through highs and lows of college life
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The music album for the latest web series 'Hostel Daze Season 2', which was launched on Friday, is a mixed bag of emotions taking one through the highs and lows of college life.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kriti Kharbanda, Vikrant Massey share their college ragging story
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actors Kriti Kharbanda and Vikrant Massey played the lead on-screen couple of the latest released film '14 Phere'.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yogi's 'Gullu' turns into Internet sensation
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's new pet dog 'Gullu' has turned into an Internet sensation, hours after his photographs went viral on social media on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
BSP's Ram temple outing irks Muslims in UP
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) efforts to win over Brahmins and play the Hindutva card with visits to Ayodhya and the Ram temple, may end up backfiring on its strategy for a comeback in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections next year.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Darshan Raval opens up on his monsoon song 'Jannat ve'
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Darshan Raval is back with a monsoon special song titled 'Jannat ve'. The singer, who has also composed the track, says it is a soothing and deeply romantic number.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
MCX logs 29% fall in Q1 net profit
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) has reported 29 per cent drop in its net profit for the April-June period on a year-on-year basis.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sunil Grover: It is okay to be boxed
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Star stand-up comic and actor Sunil Grover, who has tickled the funnybone of many with his witty one-liners and expressions on screen, is fine with being boxed as he sees it as acceptance and not getting limited.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Confidence over job scenario, economic prospects remain subdued in July
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Confidence of urban Indians over the employment scenario in the country and the economic prospects remains subdued although the overall consumer confidence has recorded in uptick in July.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Higher net worth at midlife means a longer life: Study
New York, July 25 (IANS) What is the connection of your net worth with a longer, healthier life? A lot, say researchers. In a first such wealth and longevity study, a team of US researchers have claimed that Americans with higher net worth at midlife tend to live longer.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
E-commerce rules: CAIT calls for strict monitoring, says draft norms to end acrony capitalismm
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Describing the draft e-commerce rules as a perfect set of guidelines for conducting structured and transparent e-commerce business in India, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has said that the rules if implemented would end the crony capitalism that allegedly exists in the current e-commerce scenario in the country.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
WhatsApp for iOS adds multi-device compatibility for beta users
San Francisco, July 25 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp is now releasing the multi-device beta program for some beta testers of the app.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi Police arrest former LF&FS chairman Ramchand Karunakaran
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police on Sunday said it has arrested former managing director of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) Ramchand Karunakaran in connection with the alleged cheating and siphoning of money.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
July expiry, volatility and new lifetime highs in the week ahead
It was an interesting four-day week which just went by with markets losing on the first two days and then bouncing back on the remaining two days. At the end of it all, it could be termed as more of a flattish week with BSESENSEX losing 164.26 points or 0.31 per cent to end at 52,975.80 points while NIFTY lost 99.35 points or 0.62 per cent to close at 15,824.05 points. The broader markets saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose 0.31 per cent, 0.40 per cent and 0.37 per cent, respectively. BSEMIDCAP lost 0.47 per cent, while BSESMALLCAP lost 0.14 per cent.
2021-07-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Olympics boxing: MC Mary Kom wins, advances to next round in women's 51kg
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's six-time world boxing champion and London Olympics bronze medallist MC Mary Kom started her Tokyo Games campaign on a winning note as she moved into the Round of 16 in women's 51kg with a 4-1 victory on points against Miguelina Hernandez Garcia of Dominican Republic on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
3 dead, 5 injured amid monsoon rains in Philippines
Manila, July 25 (IANS) At least three people have died and five others injured in Philippines after days of intensive monsoon rains, authorities said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Typhoon In-Fa makes landfall in China
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Typhoon In-Fa made landfall in China's Zhejiang province on Sunday, packing winds of up to 38 metres per second at its centre, according to local authorities.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
TDP demands resignation of YSRCP MPs over VSP privatisation
Amaravati, July 25 (IANS) Opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Sunday demanded that all MPs of the ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) resign to step up pressure on the Central government in the current session of Parliament to withdraw privatisation of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Olympics TT: Manika advances to 3rd round as Sathiyan bows out
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Manika Batra came back from two games down to earn a sensational win over Ukraine's Margaryta Pesotska in the second round of the women's singles table tennis event at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight had exfiltrated via Wagah border: Police
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) One of the three militants killed in gunfight with the security forces in J&K's Bandipora district had exfiltrated to Pakistan via Wagah border in 2018, police said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
RAS results throw up more questions than answers
Jaipur, July 25 (IANS) Should interview rounds be scrapped from competitive examinations like the Rajasthan Public Service Commission test, as some candidates are said to be deprived of the right posts since others, supposedly with connections among officials, forge ahead?
2021-07-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Israel, UK data show mixed signals on Pfizer's potency against Delta strain
Jerusalem, July 25 (IANS) New data from Israel and the UK is showing a contradictory picture on the effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine in fighting off the Delta variant, the media reported.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,International
International Criminal Court investigating war crimes by Taliban
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Taliban forces that have taken control of districts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province have detained hundreds of residents whom they accuse of association with the government.
2021-07-25
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
India's Nethra competing against sailors, nature in Tokyo
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) The 23-year-old Indian, K. Nethra will not only have to compete against over 40 competitors but will also have to contend with nature at the sailing event in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports
K'taka evacuates 31,360 from flood hit Belagavi, Uttar Kannada
Bengaluru, July 25 (IANS) Karnataka revenue minister, R. Ashoka said on Sunday that due to heavy rains for the last two weeks across north Karnataka region, thousands of people were displaced and at least 31,360 people have been evacuated from low-lying areas so far in this region.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Olympics shooting: American Shaner bags air rifle gold as India's Panwar, Deepak disappoint
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) American marksman William Shaner won the gold medal in men's 10m air rifle with a new Olympic record score, as India's world No. 2 Divyansh Singh Panwar and world No. 9 Deepak Kumar had a dismal outing, finishing 32nd and 26th respectively in the qualification stage of the event at the Asaka Shooting Range on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Afghan civilian casualties drastically down last week
Kabul, July 25 (IANS) A media report has revealed that there were 117 Afghan civilian casualties in the past seven days, a drastic difference from the 433 fatalities reported the previous week amid US airstrikes on the Taliban and international calls for a reduction in violence in the war-torn country.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
FPIs pull out net investment of Rs 5,689 cr in July
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Foreign portfolio investors (FPI) have withdrawn net investment of Rs 5,689 crore so far in July from the Indian equities segment.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sai Tamhankar to play 'a character from heartland of India' in 'Mimi'
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actress Sai Tamhankar has opened up on her character in the upcoming digital film 'Mimi'. In the Pankaj Tripathi and Kriti Sanon-starrer, Sai will be seen playing a small town girl.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mrunal Thakur: Want to make sure I get out of my comfort zone
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actress Mrunal Thakur says she wants to keep exploring herself and push herself out of her comfort zone.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Olympics hockey: Need to back our skills in tie against Germany, says Rani Rampal
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Ahead of the Indian women's hockey team's Pool A clash against Germany on Monday, captain Rani Rampal said the side will take a lot of positives from the 5-1 defeat at the hands of the Netherlands on Saturday and "rectify the mistakes" in the second encounter at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
New crypto malware targeting Windows, Linux systems: Microsoft
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Microsoft has warned customers about a new crypto mining malware that can steal credentials, remove security controls, spread via emails and ultimately drop more tools for human-operated activity.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
National Parents Day: Here's a list of lesser known cultural destinations to explore with your family
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) National Parents Day, a day that commemorates parenthood and appreciates the love, efforts, and sacrifices of parents towards their kids is celebrated every year on the fourth Sunday of July. Last year, most of us had extended time apart from friends and family -- what better way to celebrate this beautiful day by reconnecting with your family and exploring the cultural heritage of our country.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tanuj Virwani says 'Inside Edge 3' has 'innumerable surprises' for fans
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actor Tanuj Virwani says the upcoming season of the popular cricket-based web series Inside Edge will bring innumerable surprises for fans.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Afghanistan imposes night-time curfew in 31 provinces (Ld)
Kabul, July 25 (IANS) The Afghan government announced that it has imposed a night-time curfew in 31 provinces except Kabul, Panjshir and Nangarhar, in the wake of unabated Taliban attacks across the war-torn country.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Employees intensify stir against Vizag Steel Plant privatisation
Visakhapatnam, July 25 (IANS) Leaders of employees' unions affiliated to all trade unions took out a 'padyatra' here on Sunday as they intensified the protest against the Centre's move to privatise Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Olympics TT: Sathiyan crashes out in second round
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Indian table tennis player Sathiyan Gnanasekaran crashed out of the men's singles event at the Tokyo Olympics, losing 3-4 to Hong Kong's Lam Siu Hang, ranked 95th in the world, in a second-round match at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
PM praises Odia YouTuber Isaak Munda in his 'Mann Ki Baat'
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Odia daily labour Isaak Munda, who turned to be a YouTuber, in his 79th 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Pak bans non-vaccinated persons from domestic air travel
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) The Pakistan government has banned people, over the age of 18, who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 from domestic air travel, the media reported on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Choose conscious parenting
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) No matter its approach, the underlying philosophy of parenting is to assure the best for a child. A parent is a nurturer, guide and protector of the child and wishes to see them healthy and successful in life. The child's physical health, mental and emotional well-being, behavioural patterns and development through different stages greatly depends on the parenting.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Most populous Aus state sees slight drop in daily Covid cases
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Sunday saw a slight drop in the daily Covid-19 cases with two new deaths recorded.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Pandemic made me stronger, says MMA star Ritu Phogat
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) Indian mixed martial arts athlete Ritu Phogat, the third Phogat sister and 2016 Commonwealth wrestling gold medalist, is as ferocious as they get. Called an Indian Tigress in the mixed martial arts (MMA) fraternity, Phogat harbours the dream to become India's first woman MMA champion. Coming from a strong legacy, one that is captured in the Bollywood hit 'Dangal', and training alone in Singapore since March last year, the 27-year-old says that the Covid-19 pandemic has made her stronger.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Six footballers (men and women) to cheer for at the 2020 Olympics
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Olympic football may not receive as much fanfare as the World Cup or the Euros, but for football lovers, it promises plenty of excitement. A number of players are aiming to leave their mark on this competition, but six of them, we believe, have the best shot at making an impact. Our list of six to watch out for:
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
When Telangana's Nirmal townspeople went fishing on road
Nirmal (Telangana), July 25 (IANS) It literally rained fish at Nirmal town in Telangana during the recent flood and heavy downpour, making people run on the roads to catch fish.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Fuel prices unchanged at record levels for 8th straight day
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Prices of petrol and diesel were unchanged for the 8th consecutive day across the four metros on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Experts sound alarm over hypertension amid Covid-19 pandemic
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a serious medical condition that is one of the leading causes of death in the world. After more than a year of the coronavirus pandemic, there is enough evidence that people with high blood pressure are more likely to get severely sick or die if they get Covid-19.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
NASA lander reveals Mars' deep interiors for 1st time
Washington, July 25 (IANS) NASA's Insight lander has revealed deep interiors of the Red Planet for the first time, confirming that the planet's centre is molten (Earth's outer core is molten while its inner core is solid).
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Mute' servant beats employer to death, starts talking
Kannauj (UP), July 25 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a young man working as a domestic help and posing as a deaf and mute person, beat his employer to death and critically injured an elderly relative who came to rescue him.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
R Madhavan on the importance of being kind, caring and compassionate
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) Parents are a child's first exposure to the world. Right from conception till the time they are adults, parents mould a child to be a better human being. Kids learn valuable lessons like love, care, kindness and compassion from everyone through their experiences and face-to-face interactions at home, at school and during playtime with friends. These qualities are learnt over time and through practice, but this learning starts at home.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
PM Modi cheers for India Olympic team in Mann ki Baat
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A day after India won its first silver medal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the 'Victory Punch Campaign' has already begun on social media.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics shooting: Panwar, Deepak fail to qualify for air rifle final
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Indian rifle shooters Divyansh Singh Panwar and Deepak Kumar continued a disappointing run for shooters, failing to qualify for the final of the men's 10m air rifle event at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
JLo, Ben Affleck make relationship official, seal it with a kiss
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) Finally putting all rumours to rest, singer-actress Jennifer Lopez on her birthday has made her relationship with Hollywood star Ben Affleck official on social media.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
JSPL to launch bidding process for JPL divestment
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has decided to launch an additional transparent competitive bidding process for the proposed stake sale of its subsidiary Jindal Power Limited (JPL).
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pakistan records 2,819 new Covid cases
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) A total of 2,819 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Pakistan, raising the country's total infection tally to 1,004,694, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
M. Night Shyamalan's movie 'Old' inspired by Father's Day gift
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) Indian-origin Hollywood filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan was inspired by a present given by his daughters on Father's Day which helped in making his upcoming movie titled 'Old'.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Giving a new spin: Ex-cricketer Harbhajan Singh wraps shooting of debut film 'Friendship'
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh has finished the last schedule of his multi-lingual feature film titled 'Friendship' and is likely to start dubbing soon.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Nearly 70,000 people affected by floods in China's Shaanxi
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 70,000 people from 146 villages in Luonan county in China's Shaanxi province have been affected by floods triggered by torrential rain, authorities said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Runaway kids 'bored' with online classes brought back home
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, two children, aged 11 and 9 years, ran away from home because they were 'bored with online classes and upset at being scolded by parents'.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Finch ruled out of B'desh series, likely to undergo knee surgery
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS) Skipper Aaron Finch has been ruled out of the remainder of Australia's tour of the West Indies and their upcoming series in Bangladesh.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Chinese city launches 2nd round of nucleic acid test
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A second round of Covid-19 nucleic acid test was launched in Nanjing city, capital of China's Jiangsu province, following a resurgence of new confirmed cases.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
After Punjab PCC change of guard, state cabinet rejig likely
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After the installation of Navjot Singh Sidhu as Punjab Congress chief, sources in the party indicate that the state cabinet is likely to be expanded with the induction of new ministerial faces.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics tennis: Defending champion Andy Murray withdraws from singles
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Defending champion Andy Murray of Great Britain withdrew from the singles draw at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday citing a right quad injury. The 34-year-old plans to continue in the doubles draw with Joe Salisbury.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Chilean Ministers meet Sinovac executives over potential vax production site
Santiago, July 25 (IANS) Chilean Ministers have met executives from the Chinese company Sinovac over the pharmaceutical firm's plan to create a potential vaccination production site.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Idris Elba feels fortunate to be alive after Covid battle
London, July 25 (IANS) British star Idris Elba, who was one of the first celebrities to share about battling Covid-19, says he is fortunate to be alive and that every day he is thankful.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shweta Tiwari: Don't regret anything in my career
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Television star Shweta Tiwari has been a part of the acting business for over two decades now. The actress is happy the way her career has shaped up and does not regret anything.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
There has been no data breach, says Clubhouse
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) As the news of data breach surfaced online revealing that millions of phone numbers of Clubhouse users are 'up for sale' on Dark Web, the chat app maker on Sunday informed that there has been no data breach.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Armed forces increase deployment for relief ops in Maha, K'taka, Goa
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Armed Forces have increased deployment of more men and material on ground to carry out relief and rescue operations in flood-affected areas of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa, caused by incessant rains and consequent overflowing of riverbanks and dams.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iraq arrests terrorists responsible for Baghdad bombing: PM
Baghdad, July 25 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has announced the dismantlement of a terrorist cell linked to a recent bombing in capital Baghdad, which left dozens of people killed and wounded.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
TV shows trying to keep the audience hooked
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) There used to be a time when the entire family sat together to watch different shows, from fantasy drama 'Chandrakanta' to women-centric shows like 'Shanti', television holds an important place in our life.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Olympics tennis: Sania-Ankita knocked out in the first round
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) The Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina were knocked out in the first round of the women's doubles event at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Amazon may soon allow digital currency as payment mode
San Francisco, July 25 (IANS) Amazon may allow users to pay in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin soon as the e-commerce giant is hiring a digital currency and blockchain product lead for its payments team.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Spain imposes quarantine for arrivals from Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia, Namibia
Madrid, July 25 (IANS) The Spanish government has announced that travellers from Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia and Namibia will have to spend 10 days in quarantine following their arrival in the country.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Spain,Politics
It's a case of present uncertain for Yediyurappa and future tense for BJP
Bengaluru, July 25 (IANS) Monday happens to be the second anniversary of the BJP government in Karnataka. But instead of the air of exuberance associated with such occasions, a nervous tension smoulders beneath the surface. While the Covid pandemic has certainly put the lid on public celebrations and exuberance, it's a different story in Karnataka.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Palestinian diplomat slams 'inaction' towards Israel's violations
Ramallah, July 25 (IANS) A senior Palestinian diplomat has slammed what he termed as the international community's inaction towards the Israeli violations in the Palestinian territories.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Politics
S.African schools ready to reopen: Minister
Johannesburg, July 25 (IANS) South Africa is ready to reopen schools from Monday as Covid-19 figures are reducing and measures have been put in place to reduce transmission, said the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga.
2021-07-25
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Women screenwriters transforming narrative of Bollywood heroines
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Hindi film heroine is no more an embodiment of perfection.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iraqi Communist Party withdraws from parliamentary polls
Baghdad, July 25 (IANS) The Iraqi Communist Party has announced its withdrawal from the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for October 10.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Olympics: Spain's Sara Sorribes sends world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty packing in opening round
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain, ranked 48th in the world, caused the biggest upset in women's tennis at the Tokyo Olympic Games, defeating world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia 6-4, 6-3 on the Centre Court in Ariake Tennis Park, here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Tusker attacks forest guard in UP's Amangarh Reserve
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) An angry tusker attacked and injured a forest guard when the latter was patrolling in the Makoniya section of the Amangarh Tiger Reserve on a motorcycle.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Dalai Lama offers prayers for Maharashtra flood victims
Dharamsala, July 25 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray that he will offer prayers and condolences to the families who have lost loved ones in the devastating floods, his aides said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
21 Houthi rebels killed in Saudi-led airstrikes
Sanaa, July 25 (IANS) A total of 21 Houthi rebels were killed in airstrikes launched by the Saudi-led coalition on the militia group's positions in Yemen's central province of Al Bayda, according to medics.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
UP: Man gets life sentence for raping, beheading minor
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) A special POCSO court in Bareilly has awarded life term to a man, accused of raping and beheading an eight-year-old girl.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
OnePlus Nord 2 5G offers premium look, powerful chip
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After launching its flagship OnePlus 9 series in March, the global smartphone brand has now unveiled a new smartphone in India, which is a successor of its affordable and popular smartphone series 'Nord'.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Uncertainty over new role of ministers dropped from Modi Cabinet
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) There is uncertainty over the new role of former union ministers, who were dropped from the Modi cabinet earlier this month, in the BJP's organisational set up or some other responsibility.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Yogi'a mango diplomacy, 'choicest' fruits to PM, BJP leaders
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) After slamming Congress MP Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on Uttar Pradesh mangoes, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sent high quality mangoes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his cabinet colleagues, BJP president J.P. Nadda and other senior leaders of the BJP.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IOA seeks relaxation in Covid tests for athletes, officials returning from Japan
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) When Olympic silver medallist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu returns home from Japan on Monday, she will not be allowed to board her flight from Tokyo unless she carries her latest Covid-19 test (RT-PCR) report as a mandatory requirement for all travellers from Japan.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
India logs over 39K Covid cases, 535 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India on Sunday recorded 39,742 cases of Covid-19 and 535 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Novel therapy might be effective in many cancers
New York, July 25 (IANS) A team of researchers has developed a novel therapy that could be effective for different types of cancers.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,International
Online classes: 55% students report health issues
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 55 per cent students in Classes 4 to 12 have reported health issues, mainly due to prolonged online learning during the pandemic.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
US firm HAAH to acquire debt-ridden SsangYong Motor: Report
Seoul, July 25 (IANS) The head of US-based vehicle importer HAAH Automotive Holdings has said the company is set to submit its letter of intent (LoI) next week to acquire the debt-ridden SsangYong Motor Co, industry sources said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy
AIMIM extends olive branch to SP
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Chief of the All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi has finally extended an olive branch to the Samajwadi Party (SP).
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Remix fever: Bollywood grooves with cocktail of old and latest
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Old numbers minted as new are crowding the music industry as remixes appear to grow roots in Bollywood where filmmakers are keeping pace with fresh demands of the newer generation of listeners.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I-T Dept conducts pan-India searches on prominent business group
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department has conducted a pan-India search operation on a prominent business group, which is involved in businesses in various sectors, including media, power, textiles and real estate, with a group turnover of more than Rs 6,000 crore per annum.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Australia break world record to win women's 4X100m freestyle relay gold
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Australia beat their own world record to win the women's 4X100m freestyle relay gold at the Tokyo Olympics Games here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
No more just about style, Tollywood moves beyond stereotypes
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Telugu film industry or Tollywood, is one of the biggest contributors of film production in India. Many movie buffs have always associated Tollywood with just masala entertainers with its over-the-top action or larger than life song and dance sequences.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pandemic-hit govt finances get crude shock; oil import bill to fall to decade low levels
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In a clear indication that the global oil market may not present an advantage to India as it provided during the pandemic-hit fiscal 2020-21, the countrys oil import bill in the first three months of current fiscal has increased close to three times to reach scales not seen in past few years.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Banarasi saree to have QR code woven in
Varanasi, July 25 (IANS) A QR code will now be woven into handloom Banarasi sarees to affirm their genuineness.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
End of 'inclusiveness' in TN politics?
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) When the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) sleuths raided 21 premises, including the residence of AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Transport Minister M.R. Vijayabhaskar on July 22, it sent out a clear message -- the politics of vendetta which is a common phenomenon in Dravidian politics of the state is back with a bang.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Remaking the same vision, Bollywood bets on original directors
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) What is common between Shahid Kapoor's 'Jersey', Janhvi Kapoor's 'Helen' and Hrithik Roshan-Saif Ali Khan-starrer 'Vikram Vedha'? Not only are these films going to be remakes of highly successful films from the southern film industries, they will also be helmed by the same directors, who called the shots for the successful one.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
After Punjab, Cong aims to put its house in Rajasthan in order
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After resolving the Punjab issue, the Congress party is focusing on problems in its Rajasthan unit. The party leadership has sent K.C. Venugopal, General Secretary (Organisation) and state in-charge General Secretary Ajay Maken to Jaipur to meet all the factions and resolve the crisis in the party there.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for July 26-August 1.
2021-07-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Defence and security come first (Column: Spy's Eye)
In the context of the pandemic affecting the world, India being amongst the worst impacted countries, the fundamentals of State-Citizen relationship in a democratic dispensation have come under the focus in terms of defining where the nation's energies and resources would be devoted first. The health emergency caused by Covid-19 has been with us for more than a year -- and still persistent -- leading to enormous loss of lives, destruction of employment and a sharp rise of poverty posing the unprecedented challenge before the ruling dispensation of reviving a derailed economy.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,National,Opinion/Commentary
Olympics: Sindhu starts campaign with easy win (Ld)
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu started her campaign in Tokyo without breaking a sweat, cantering to a comprehensive 21-7, 21-10 win over Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in a women's singles Group J match on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
UP becomes largest producer of ethanol in India
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the largest ethanol-producing state in the country.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Veteran ladies who stole the show in Hindi films lately
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Three-time National Award-winning veteran actress Surekha Sikri passed away recently. Her demise left a void in the world of cinema which can never be filled.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
16 unicorns, $11bn funding: Indian startups rise sans Chinese money
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The great Indian tech startup story is being rewritten amid the Covid-19 pandemic as traditional sectors still bear the brunt.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Parents Day: Telly stars shower love, gratitude on their parents
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) 'Next to God, Thy parents', this proverb is appropriate as parents not only give us life but also nurture us to become better individuals.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Vitalina wins air pistol gold for ROC as Manu, Yashaswini bow out in qualification
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Vitalina Batsarashkina, representing the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team since Russia is banned, won the women's 10m air pistol gold with an Olympic record of 240.3 points, even as Indian shooters -- Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal -- failed to qualify for the finals, finishing 12th and 13th respectively on the second day of the Olympic Games here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Their Crimes Don't Count! (Column: B-Town)
Film folk of yore preferred to keep their private lives to themselves. There was little exposure to the public in real life. All their communication or keeping in touch happened through fan mail. Yes, once every week, you heard a popular star anchoring a film songs slot on the radio which catered to the army personnel. Not only the army, but all music lovers also heard the programme and loved the stars even more.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Opinion/Commentary
Beer, whiskey top picks for tourists in Goa; wine 2nd choice: Study
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Beer and whiskey top the list of favourite alcoholic drinks for male tourists visiting Goa, while beer is the top go-to drink, followed by wine for women visitors to the coastal state, a study has revealed.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Death toll rises to 58 in China's rain-ravaged Henan
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) The death toll in China's rain-ravaged Henan province has increased to 58 as record downpours wreaked havoc, according to the local government.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
One medal that can change TN athletes' lives forever
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) It was the fire in their empty stomachs and racing on bare foot during their younger days that took five Tamil Nadu athletes to the tracks at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports
5 sites in Saudi Arabia, Europe inscribed on world heritage list
Paris, July 25 (IANS) Five cultural sites in Saudi Arabia and Europe have been inscribed on the world heritage list, the Unesco announced in a statement.
2021-07-25
Category: International, France,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Changing tactics of terror groups have security forces on tenterhooks
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The arrest of three Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorists from Haridevpur in South Kolkata followed by several arrests and their subsequent interrogation has led the police to believe that the militants coming from or through Bangladesh are not following the traditional patterns of operation. They are adopting new methods and mechanisms which are helping them to avoid security surveillance and expand their organisation.
2021-07-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Olympics: Sindhu starts campaign with easy win
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu started her Tokyo Olympics campaign with a comprehensive 21-7, 21-10 win over Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in the women's singles preliminary round match on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Mexican Prez calls for 'new coexistence' of American states
Mexico City, July 25 (IANS) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called for "a new coexistence" of all the countries of the Americas after stating that the model imposed more than two centuries ago "is exhausted; it has no future".
2021-07-25
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
Holder, Pooran guide West Indies to series-levelling win vs Australia
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS) A fine 93-run partnership between Jason Holder and Nicholas Pooran helped West Indies to a series-levelling four-wicket win over Australia in the rescheduled second One-day International at the Kensington Oval on Sunday (IST).
2021-07-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
'Roof of the World' no more an enigma now!
Dharamsala, July 25 (IANS) Over two-thirds the size of India, Tibet, also known as the 'Roof of the World' or 'Third Pole of the Earth', may no more be an enigma for the outside world now.
2021-07-25
Category: International, India,National
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 193.6 mn
Washington, July 25 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 193.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.15 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.81 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Olympics swimming: Tunisian Ahmed Hafnaoui wins men's 400m freestyle gold
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Ahmed Hafnaoui won Tunisia's first gold at the Tokyo Olympic Games in the men's swimming 400m freestyle here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Scripting a tale of the forgotten
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) One day, her house help was watching a Hindi film on television, showing Sita refusing to give the agni pariksha and pointing that she too could have stayed in the palace like Urmila and not followed Ram into exile.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hot on OTT: Coming up this week (July 25-31)
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Here's a look at highlight films, shows and series that are scheduled to drop in the digital space this week.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Olympics: Rowers qualify for semis in men's lightweight double scull
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) The Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh qualified for the semifinals of the men's lightweight double scull event, finished third in the repechage race on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Deswal crash out in 10m air pistol qualification
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's 10m air pistol sensation Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal failed to qualify for the final, finishing 12th and 13th respectively on the second day of the Olympic Games at the Asaka Shooting Range here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Terrorist killed in encounter in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) An unidentified terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Munard area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday morning, officials said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Delhi Metro, DTC buses to operate at 100% capacity
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has allowed Delhi Metro and DTC buses to operate at 100 per cent capacity from July 26 (Monday), officials said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Encounter breaks out in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Munard area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday morning, officials said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
As Blinken heads to India, his deputy to 'represent US, allies interests' in China talks
New York, July 25 (IANS) On Monday, when Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be on his way to India, his deputy, Wendy Sherman, will be in China representing the interests of the US and its allies during talks with Beijing's top diplomats delivering a tough US message that it will act to defend its interests, according to senior administration officials.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Govind Khatri to portray a pivotal role in 'Mere Sai: Sharaddha Aur Saburi'
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actor Govind Khatri will be seen portraying a pivotal role of Kakasaheb Dixit in the coming episodes of "Mere Sai: Shraddha Aur Saburi".
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Curfew imposed in Afghanistan as Taliban militants advance
Kabul, July 25 (IANS) The Afghan government imposed a curfew across almost all of the country on Saturday in an attempt to stop the Taliban from invading cities, the media reported.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Terrorism
South Africa complete T20I series sweep against Ireland
Belfast, July 25 (IANS) South Africa prepared themselves for the T20 World Cup with a whitewash of Ireland as they crushed the home side by 49 runs in the third and final T20 International here on Saturday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Turkey's Covid cases surge amid calls for vigilance
Istanbul, July 25 (IANS) The daily Covid-19 cases across Turkey have jumped to over 11,000 for the first time since mid-May, while authorities call for renewed vigilance as holidaymakers seem to have cast aside hygiene and social distancing rules.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Top NSCN-IM leader hospitalised
Kohima, July 24 (IANS) Senior Naga leader and NSCN-IM General Secretary Th Muivah was admitted to a private hospital in Dimapur in Nagaland, official sources said late on Saturday night.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Tirupati police deploy drones to bust open alcohol consumption
Tirupati, July 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh police in the temple town of Tirupati have started using drones to crack down on people consuming liquor in open places.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Oxygen Express to supply LMO to Bangladesh for first time
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) An Oxygen Express train of the Indian Railways will supply 200 metric tonnes (MT) of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to Bangladesh in 10 containers, the Ministry of Railways said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Andhra Guv, CM congratulate Mirabai for winning silver medal
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Hairchandan and Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday congratulated India's first Tokyo Olympics medallist Mirabai Chanu for bagging a silver medal in weightlifting.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Sports
15 B'desh-bound Myanmar Rohingyas held in Assam
Silchar (Assam), July 24 (IANS) A total of 15 Myanmar Rohingyas, including three women and six children, were arrested in southern Assam on Saturday when they were going to Tripura from Uttar Pradesh by train, officials said.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
ITC's YoY standalone net profit up over 28.6% in Q1FY21
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) FMCG major ITC on Saturday reported a 28.6 per cent increase in its standalone net profit for the first quarter of 2021-22 financial year.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Good cholesterol' may protect liver: Study
New York, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have identified a type of "good cholesterol" that protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut bacteria.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
ICICI Bank's YoY Q1FY22 standalone net profit up 78%
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Private sector lending major ICICI Bank on Saturday reported a rise of 78 per cent in its standalone net profit for the first quarter of FY 2021-22.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Flood-battered Maha's toll climbs to 112, 99 missing (Ld)
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) The death toll in Maharashtra floods increased to 112, while 99 more are missing, the State Disaster Management Authority said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
5 killed as service lift crashes in Mumbai high-rise (Ld)
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) In a tragic incident, at least five persons were killed and one injured after a service lift used for construction work at a newly-built high-rise came crashing down, officials of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) disaster control unit said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak diplomats sweat & look down when they present Talibs to outside world: Af VP
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Afghanistans Vice President Amrullah Saleh has hit out at Pakistan for supporting the Taliban, stating that an alliance of Taliban, LeT, Al-Qaeda and madrasa volunteers use the ISI trail to infiltrate.
2021-07-24
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
The Hundred: Jemimah dazzles with unbeaten 92 off 43 balls
Leeds, July 24 (IANS) Indian international batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues hammered an unbeaten 92 off 43 balls to help Northern Superchargers (Women) score a six-wicket win over Welsh Fire (Women) in The Hundred, here on Saturday night.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Quetta is base for insurgency: French Ambassador to Kabul
Kabul/New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The French Ambassador to Kabul, David Martinon, has said that the base for insurgency is in Quetta, adding that Afghan leaders and people should show unity against any foreign interferences.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
CBI arrests Station Director of CSMT in graft case
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday said that it has arrested a Station Director posted at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and an official in a graft case.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I-T Dept carries out searches in multiple locations in UP
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department recently carried out a search operation on a group in Uttar Pradesh dealing in mining, hospitality, news media, liquor and real estate.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Niti Aayog and TRIFED join hands for 'Van Dhan Yojana'
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Niti Aayog and TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited) have joined hands for successful implementation of 'Van Dhan Yojana' in tribal clusters of aspirational districts of the country. The collaboration and partnership is aimed at a complete transformation of the tribal ecosystem across the country.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IPL forces Pakistan-Afghanistan series to shift to SL from UAE
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Afghanistan's three-match ODI series against Pakistan has been moved to Sri Lanka after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) expressed unwillingness to play host due to forthcoming assignments in the country.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Sports,Cricket
CBIC reduces compliance burden by abolishing renewals of licences and registrations
New Delhi, Jul. July 24 (IANS) The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has abolished the requirement of periodic renewal of licence and registration issued to Customs Brokers and Authorised Carriers.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra logs 2K more Covid cases, tally rises to 19.5L
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Saturday logged 2,174 new Covid cases, raising the state's overall tally beyond 19.5 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 22,358.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Space technology dealing issues, challenges in NE states'
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) The North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), a joint venture of the Department of Space and the North Eastern Council (NEC), has facilitated the northeastern states to address issues and challenges of the region with the support of space technology, Union DoNER Minister G. Kishan Reddy said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
All NE state capitals to be linked by air, rail by 2023-24: Amit Shah
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said here on Saturday that the northeastern region would be the countrys growth destination and all the state capitals of the eight states of the region would be connected by air and railway network by 2023-24.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Gurugram: Man held for kidnapping, killing 6-yr-old boy
Gurugram, July 24 (IANS) A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and killing a 6-year-old boy to take revenge on his relatives over a domestic dispute with his wife, police said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Olympics hockey: Indian women lose track after bright start in opener (ld, adds details)
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India, ranked 9th in the world, matched world No 1 Netherlands in the first half but their challenge fizzled out as the Dutch cantered to a 5-1 win in a Group A match in the women's hockey competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Apple testing new external display with A13 chip, Neural Engine
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) Apple is internally testing a new external display with a dedicated A13 chip and a Neural Engine.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Olympics: Sweden, Britain qualify for women's football quarter-finals
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Sweden and Britain qualified for the Olympic women's football tournament quarter-finals following second successive wins in their respective groups here on Saturday, which also saw two thrilling draws.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
BSF lodges protest with Pak Rangers over increased drone activity
Jammu, July 24 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday lodged protest with the Pakistan Rangers over increased drone activity in the region during a sector commander-level meeting held on the international border in Suchetgarh sector of Jammu district.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Terrorism
First All India Media Common Entrance Test to be held on Aug 14
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) In a unique initiative the country's first-ever national level common entrance exam for media studies across universities will be held online on Saturday, August 14. The test is being guided by the recently set up Global Media Education Council (GMEC).
2021-07-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Media
Odisha's dreaded gangster Hyder killed in encounter
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) A dreaded gangster of Odisha -- S.K. Hyder, who was serving a life sentence in a murder case, was killed in a police encounter on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India set sight on last T20 series before World Cup (Preview, 1st T20I)
Colombo, July 24 (IANS) The Indian team management in Sri Lanka will focus first on sealing the three-match T20 International series that begins here on Sunday and then give youngsters an opportunity in the final T20I. These are the last set of T20 matches that India will play in the lead-up to the T20 World Cup in October-November.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Was hoping for a medal from Saurabh, but he has a bright future: Vijay Kumar
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India's shooting ace and winner of the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games, Vijay Kumar, said that 10m air pistol marksman Saurabh Chaudhary may have missed winning a medal on Saturday, but the potential he has will see him emerge stronger in the years to come.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Olympics roundup: Mirabai makes history on a gloomy day for India in Tokyo
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu provided the silver lining on a day when some of the most talented Indian shooters, including pistol marksman Saurabh Chaudhary and rifle ace Elavenil Valarivan, flattered to deceive on the first full day of competitions at the Tokyo Olympics here.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Covid onslaught: Kerala reports 18,531 new cases, 98 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) Kerala continued to lead the rest of the country in terms of daily Covid cases, as 18,531 people turned positive in the state after 1,55,568 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
No Covid death, 178 recoveries and 88 new cases in J&K
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) No Covid-19 related death was reported from Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday where 178 patients recovered while 88 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Service lift crashes in newly-built Mumbai high-rise, 4 killed
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) In a tragic incident, at least four persons were killed and several others were injured after a service lift used for construction work at a newly-built high-rise came crashing down, officials of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) disaster control unit said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
President Kovind to visit J&K, Ladakh from July 25 to 28
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will go on four days visit to Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh from Sunday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP high command mulls final list in K'taka, but it's a tough call
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) As the stage is being set for a possible change of guard in Karnataka, the BJP high command is yet to finalise the successor of chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa. However, the high command is mulling over three candidates from the final list prepared in consultation with the RSS unit of Karnataka Pranth (region).
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
3 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) With the killing of one more terrorist, the number of terrorists killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Shokbaba forest at Sumblar area of Bandipore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday morning rose to three, officials said.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
DMI Finance aims to be leading long-term credit business in New India
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The DMI Finance has clarified that R.M. Garg is not related to DMIs management, nor is he the promoter the company.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Millions of phone numbers of Clubhouse users 'up for sale' on Dark Web (Ld)
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Millions of phone numbers of Clubhouse users have been allegedly leaked and are 'up for sale' on the Dark Web.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
German Ambassador pays obeisance at Golden Temple
Amritsar, July 24 (IANS) German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner, on Saturday paid obeisance at Harmandir Sahib, the holiest Sikh shrine popularly known as the Golden Temple, and said that he remembered the Sikh shrines helping people with food and oxygen during the Covid crisis.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Religion
Covid-19 may bring a new wave of diabetes: Study
New York, July 24 (IANS) While diabetes is known to be a risk factor for severe Covid outcomes, researchers are now observing a new long-term health concern in patients hospitalised with Covid-19 -- an increase in new-onset hyperglycemia, or high levels of blood sugar lasting months after the infection.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Maha to give free rations, kerosene to flood-hit people
Nashik (Maharashtra), July 24 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will provide free food-grains and kerosene to the people in the flood-hit regions of the state, Food & Civil Supplies Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Olympics hockey: Indian women lose steam after bright start in opener
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India, ranked 9th in the world, matched world No 1 Netherlands in the first half but their challenge fizzled out as the Dutch cantered to a 5-1 win in a Group A match in the women's hockey competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Haryana hikes DA for employees, pensioners
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced to increase the rate of dearness allowance (DA) for state government employees and pensioners from 17 per cent to 28 per cent, on the lines of the Centre.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Sukhbir interacts with elderly protester to support farmers cause
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Saturday visited octogenarian Labh Singh at Matka Chowk here to express solidarity with the protester who has been sitting alone in support of the farmers' protest for the past five months.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Khattar greets Nagal for winning India's first Olympic singles match in 25 yrs
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday congratulated tennis player Sumit Nagal for winning India's first Olympic singles match in 25 years.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Sports
4 mn phone numbers of Clubhouse users 'up for sale' on Darkb Web
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Nearly four million phone numbers of Clubhouse users have been allegedly leaked and are 'up for sale' on the Dark Web.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
India ranks 3rd on average smartphone usage globally: Report
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Smartphone users in India on an average spend maximum time on their devices in the world after Brazil and Indonesia, a new report said.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
China's Sinopharm Covid jab less effective in elderly: Study
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China's Sinopharm Covid jab, which is approved in more than 50 countries, produces less protective antibodies against coronavirus in elderly people, a study revealed.
2021-07-24
Category: International, China,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Taliye hillslide washout: Thackeray wipes tears of dazed survivors
Raigad (Maharashtra), July 24 (IANS) A day after a hillslip flattened the ill-fated Taliye village near Mahad in Raigad, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visited the site, met the few survivors and with folded hands, attempted to wipe their tears.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics
UNGA to help 1.1 bn people with preventable sight loss by 2030
New York, July 24 (IANS) The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted its first-ever resolution on vision aimed at ensuring global access to eye care for the 1.1 billion people living with preventable sight loss by 2030.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
The dream has been fulfilled: Mirabai Chanu
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Mirabai Chanu, who gave India a start in the medals tally at the Tokyo Olympics with a silver in the womens 49kg weightlifting event, has said that her dream of winning a medal at the Olympics has been fulfilled.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Govt officials world over among 1.4K WhatsApp users targeted in 2019: WhatsApp CEO
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Senior government officials from across the world, including individuals in high national security positions who are "allies of the US", were targeted by governments using the NSO Group spyware in a 2019 attack against 1,400 WhatsApp users, according to the messaging apps Chief Executive Officer, The Guardian reported.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Media,Politics
In 6 minutes, police arrest eve teaser on Disha app alert
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Demonstrating the effectiveness of Andhra Pradesh police department's women's safety mobile app Disha, Vijayawada police apprehended an eve teaser within six minutes of a victim pressing the SOS button.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Catholic Priest arrested in TN for hate speech
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) A Roman Catholic priest George Ponnaiah who made disgusting speech in Kanniyakumari district about Bharat Mata, Hinduism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and the DMK government led by Chief Minister M.K. Stalin was arrested in Madurai on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Al-Qaeda operates under Taliban protection: UN report
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The United Nations has warned in a new report that the threat from terror groups such as Daesh and Al-Qaeda is expanding in many places in Afghanistan.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
K'taka CM to visit flood ravaged Belagavi on July 25
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) Even as the BJP high command is expected to take a call on change of leadership in Karnataka, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa is showing no signs of nervousness and has announced his visit to flood hit Belagavi district on Sunday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Classic case of missing spine: Rahul takes swipe at govt
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A day after the government informed Parliament that no fixed timeline can be indicated at present for the completion of the vaccination drive, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a swipe saying people's lives are on the line and it's a classic case of a missing spine.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Photos in iOS 15 can identify people by their upper bodies
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) Apple has detailed how it used machine learning advancements to introduce significantly improved people recognition in iOS 15, including in situations when a face isn't clearly visible.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
ICSE, ISC board exam results for 2021 out
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Saturday announced the results for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) or class 10 and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) or class 12 exams on its official website. Students can check their results by opening the CISCE website as well as by sending a message through a mobile phone.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
SC declines info under RTI on elevation of top court lawyers as HC judges
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to part with information under RTI Act in connection with Supreme Court Bar Association letter, for proposing names of top court advocates for appointment as High Court judges.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
No demand by BCCI on release of Shaw, Yadav for Test team: Dhawan (ld with change in dateline)
Colombo, July 24 (IANS) Indian limited-overs team captain Shikhar Dhawan said on Saturday that there has been no request from Indian cricket board to release any batsman from the squad in Sri Lanka as reinforcement for Test squad in England.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Country's largest family health centre opened in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) The country's largest family health centre was opened at Vazhakkad in Malappuram here on Saturday by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan online.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
No demand by BCCI on immediate release of Shaw, Yadav for Test team: Dhawan
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian limited-overs team captain Shikhar Dhawan said on Saturday that there has been no request from the Indian cricket board to release any of the batsmen from the squad in Sri Lanka as reinforcement for the Test squad in England.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Cricket
Pent-up demand to sustain consumer durables' revenue traction
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Pent-up demand, coupled with work-from-home provisions, will sustain the strong revenue traction of the consumer durables sector in the coming quarters.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amarinder, Stalin hail Mirabai Chanu's Olympic triumph (Ld)
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) The Chief Ministers of Punjab and Tamil Nadu on Saturday congratulated weightlifter Mirabai Chanu for bagging silver in the 49 kg category, securing India's first medal at ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Sports
Meghna Malik not keen on playing just simple, linear characters
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Actress Meghna Malik, who played the popular character of 'Ammaji' in the show "Na Aana Iss Des Lado", and more recently was seen in Hindi biopic "Saina", says that she wants to do more complex characters.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ashutosh Rana opens up about recreating emperor Aurangzeb on screen
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actor Ashutosh Rana will soon be seen playing the role of emperor Aurangzeb in the historical web show "Chhatrasal". The seasoned actor says that history and period dramas have always fascinated him.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India's Manu Bhaker, Divyansh Panwar headline Day 2 of shooting competition
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian shooters will aim to lift themselves from Saturday's disappointing show when they begin Day 2 of their campaign at the Asaka Shooting Range on Sunday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Aparshakti Khurana to once again host Indian Sports Honours
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana will once again be seen hosting the Indian Sports Honours. This is the second time the actor will be hosting this awards show.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Mansi Srivastava to join the cast of 'Kundali Bhagya'
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actress Mansi Srivastava will join the cast of the show "Kundali Bhagya". She will be seen playing the character of Sonakshi.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
J&K IAS officer says CBI searched his premises, found nothing incriminating
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Amid the searches at 40 locations by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the illegal arms licences case, IAS officer Shahid Choudhary broke his silence saying that the agency searched his premises and found nothing incriminating.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
We expected Chanu to strike gold, but silver is like gold for us: Mirabai's family
Imphal, July 24 (IANS) The family members of Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who won a historic silver medal in the women's 49 kg category at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, are elated by her success, though they expected her to strike gold.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Human Interest/Society
Olympics boxing: Seasoned Vikas Krishan stunned by Japanese upstart
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India's campaign in the Tokyo Olympic boxing competition started on a dismal note as Vikas Krishan was stunned by local hopeful Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa in the opening round of the men's 69kg on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
33-year-old man commits suicide in Gurugram
Gurugram, July 24 (IANS) A 33-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside a private company's premises in IMT Manesar Sector-2, Gurugram, on Saturday afternoon. However, no suicide note has been recovered. Manesar police have sent the body for autopsy and are probing the case.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mirabai's silver medal a sparkling start for India in Olympics: Stalin
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday wished Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu for her achievement.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports
Foreign-bound Indian nationals can get Covishield second dose in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) Foreign-bound Indian nationals, who have taken the first dose of Covishield or AstraZeneca vaccine in a foreign country, can now receive the second dose of Covishield in Odisha, state government officials said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Orissa,National
K'taka govt eases curbs in places of worship, allows amusement parks to reopen
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Saturday further eased restrictions in places of worship and also allowed amusement parks and similar places to reopen from Sunday onwards.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mirabai's medal a big boost for Indian weightlifting: Karnam Malleswari
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Karnam Malleswari and N Kunjarani Devi, two legends of Indian weightlifting, on Saturday hailed Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, silver medallist in women's 49kg weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics for her determination, willpower, and hard work that helped her recover from a disastrous campaign at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
J&K arms licence case: CBI raids 40 locations, including 2 IAS officers' homes (3rd Ld)
New Delhi/Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Launching a swift action, multiple teams of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out searches at 40 locations, including the residential premises of 2 IAS officers, in Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi in connection with its probe into an alleged illegal arms licence case.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IRSDC invites RFQ for redevelopment of Udaipur railway station
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd (IRSDC) has invited Requests for Qualification (RFQ) to redevelop Udaipur City Railway Station, officials said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
US purchased extra 200 million doses of Covid jab: Pfizer
New York, July 24 (IANS) The US government has purchased an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
IPO fund outflow, commodity prices to keep rupee subdued (IANS Rupee Forecast)
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) The expected outflow of IPO monies to foreign venture capitalists will impact rupee's position via-a-vis USD in the coming week.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Telcos sought relief in guise of arithmetical errors: SC in AGR case
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that the telecom companies' plea seeking 'rectification of defects in computation of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) would lead to recalculation of the amount in AGR dues, which has already been rejected by the top court last year.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Death toll mounts to 9 as rain plays havoc in Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) Torrential rain continued to cause a flood-like situation across Karnataka on Saturday with the death toll rising to 9.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tendulkar, Shikhar Dhawan lavish praise on Mirabai Chanu
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Indian sports fraternity, including cricketing greats such as Sachin Tendulkar and the country's white-ball skipper on the tour of Sri Lanka Shikhar Dhawan, led the praise for Mirabai Chanu, who became the first weightlifter from the country to win a silver medal at the Olympic Games, in Tokyo on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Local MPs working to transform trans-Yamuna area of East Delhi
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Local parliamentarians of the trans-Yamuna area are making efforts to get East Delhi -- once the most neglected part of Delhi -- selected in the Smart City project. The parliamentarians, Gautam Gambhir and Manoj Tiwari, are making all efforts to make the trans-Yamuna region a part of the Smart City project.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Go First operates first night flight from Jammu to Delhi
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Budget airline Go First, formerly known as GoAir, has operated the first ever night flight from Jammu to Delhi.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Telangana to restore British era musical flood alert system in Osman Sagar
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) As Telangana officials scrambled to save lives and property amid the recent flood and heavy rain, one senior official in Hyderabad literally stumbled upon a melodious musical flood warning system which went mute at a reservoir.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Andhra Pradesh Governor completes 2 years in office
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) On completing two years in office as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on Saturday said he received good cooperation from the YSRCP government as well as love and affection from the people.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Reliance Jio clocks strong subscriber adds in Q1
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Jio's gross subscriber additions, though down 14 per cent QoQ, were still healthy at 26.7 million due to continued traction on new JioPhone offer, foreign brokerage, Jefferies said in a report.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
People will oppose DMK govt if it allows lotteries: AIADMK
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and the AIADMK's Joint Coordinator K. Palaniswami on Saturday warned the DMK government that it would face public ire if the sale of lottery tickets was allowed.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
It's raining stones, onions, jackfruit seeds on these Kerala houses
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) A unexplained phenomenon is taking place at two homes in the hilly district of Idukki. For the past two weeks, at the two residences of a father and son duo of Suresh and Selvaraj, it's literally raining stones, onions and jackfruit seeds.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Olympics tennis: Djokovic starts campaign with a win
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Men's world No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia and women's world No. 8 Iga Swiatek of Poland won their opening-round matches in the Olympics tennis event at the Ariake Tennis Park here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Ravi Teja to resume "Khiladi" shoot on July 26
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Well known Telugu actor Ravi Teja will once again start the shooting of his upcoming film "Khiladi". The shooting re-starts on July 26.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Philippines evacuates over 15,000 people amid flood threat
Manila, July 24 (IANS) Authorities in the Philippines have evacuated more than 15,000 people in Metro Manila and some other parts of the country amid a flood threat, a disaster management official said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
AIFF launches medical support policy for players, technical staff
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has come up with a policy to create a support system for football players and technical staff who have served Indian national teams and may require support related to hospitalisation costs, or grants to their families in case of the footballer's death.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
I'm not involved with HotShots claims Shilpa Shetty
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) In a latest development in the controversial porn case involving Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra, the Bollywood actress has denied her involvement with the company or its nature of content and has pointed fingers at Kundra's brother-in-law.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
33 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Thirty-three Taliban militants were killed and 17 others injured in strikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force (AAF) in two provinces, the Defence Ministry confirmed on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
China reports 13 new locally transmitted Covid cases
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) The Chinese mainland has reported 13 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, with 12 in Jiangsu and one in Sichuan, the National Health Commission said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
iPhone 13 may support 25W fast charge power adapter
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) The iPhone 13 may support faster-charging speeds with a 25W power adapter, compared to the current limitation of the iPhone 12, which only supports fast charging at up to 20W, media reported.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Philippines lowers alert level for Taal volcano
Manila, July 24 (IANS) Authorities in the Philippines on Saturday lowered the alert level from 3 to 2 for the Taal volcano, near Manila, due to "decreased unrest".
2021-07-24
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Protests in Sydney against lockdown
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) Thousands of anti-lockdown protesters gathered in Australia's largest city of Sydney on Saturday amid a deteriorating Covid-19 situation in the country.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Australia,Politics
UP govt to provide free WiFi in every city from Aug 15
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will provide free WiFi facility to the youth of the state from August 15 this year.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Technology
Accidental weightlifter to Olympic medallist, Mirabai Chanu's story (Profile)
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) From failing to lift in any of her three attempts in clean & jerk at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games to winning a silver medal in Tokyo, life has come a long way for Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Taliban slams US airstrikes as breach of Doha deal
New Delhi/Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The Taliban on Saturday slammed the US airstrikes in the Afghan provinces of Kandahar and Helmand, as a violation of the Doha agreement.
2021-07-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Alphabet announces new robotics software company Intrinsic
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) Google's parent company Alphabet has announced a new company called Intrinsic that will focus on building software for industrial robots.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rising temperature, air and noise pollution still not on aviation radar
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) More than a year after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), they have not taken any tangible steps to address the issue of air pollution and noise pollution caused due to aviation.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
NASA to take SpaceX flight for Mission to Jupiter's icy moon
Washington, July 24 (IANS) NASA's Europa Clipper spacecraft, slated for a launch to Jupiter's icy moon in October 2024, will fly aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket built by SpaceX.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
NZ's travel bubble suspension with Aus upsets hospitality sector
Wellington, July 24 (IANS) New Zealand's eight-week suspension in the travel bubble with Australia has had an immediate impact on the country's hospitality sector.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Banknote used to threaten Afghan envoy's daughter in Islamabad
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A 50 Pakistani Rupees banknote that mentioned threatening remarks to the Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan, Najibullah Alikhel, was found with his daughter after she returned home in Islamabad following her abduction, a media report said.
2021-07-24
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Trinamool nominates ex-Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar to RS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) In a surprise development Trinamool Congress nominated retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati, Jawhar Sircar to the Rajya Sabha.
2021-07-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
BJP's Somu Veerraju launches temple protection tour in Andhra
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Somu Veerraju on Saturday launched a temple tour programme across the state, aimed at protecting them amid alleged attacks over the past months.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Japan expert Jeev Milkha Singh's word of advice for India's Olympics golfers
Dubai, July 24 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh, the most accomplished golfer in the history of Indian golf and also the most successful on Japanese soil with four titles, has some words of advice for his compatriots who will be representing the country at the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports
Mirabai's performance one of the best by an Indian athlete: Abhinav Bindra
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India's only individual gold medallist at the Olympics, former 10m air rifle shooter Abhinav Bindra, sent a heart-warming message to weightlifter Mirabai Chanu after her silver-medal performance in Tokyo, saying she was one of the only who had "experienced the elation" and that it was a reward for her "years of hard work and single-minded determination".
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Biden reaffirms support for Afghanistan
Washington, July 24 (IANS) During a phone call with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani, US President Joe Biden reaffirmed Washington's support for Kabul as fighting has escalated in the war-torn country since the withdrawal of American forces began in May.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
89,000 rendered homeless in flood-battered Maharashtra
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) As rains finally took a break, the flood-ravaged districts of Maharashtra presented a grim scenario with over 89,000 people evacuated and only beginning to grapple with the idea of how to rebuild their lives, officials said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Amitabh Bachchan, Prabhas' next - 'K' - launched with muhurat shot
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Prabhas and Deepika Padukone's upcoming film kickstarted, with a 'muhurat' pooja and clap here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
'Save the Tiger' campaign can only be achieved by collective efforts
New Delhi, July 24 (IANSlife) The latest Tiger Census confirmed that the current tiger population in India has increased to 2967 in 2021 from 2226 in 2014. The Indian tiger survey released last year revealed that India now accounts for about 70 per cent of the world's tiger population.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Environment/Wildlife
Mmhonlumo Kikon's Book Of Poems 'Slingstones' To Hit The Stands
New Delhi, July 24 (IANSlife) In his latest, inspired by the history of his region and how it is placed within the colonial afterthought, Mmhonlumo Kikon writes a book of poems on the historical and spiritual landscape of Naga communities.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Hiking And Backpacking In Safety?
New Delhi, July 24 (IANSlife) As we step into the unlock phase, many people have begun travelling again while taking the necessary precautions. Although travelling and backpacking are common, one can't deny the fact that people face various issues like hygiene, access to a clean bathrooms, lack of oxygen, especially when you are travelling in the mountains.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
OTT content must be better, as there's a lot to choose from: Ashish Vidyarthi
New Delhi, July 24 (IANSlife) Veteran actor Ashish Vidyarthi says that OTT platforms have allowed people to access things when they want it, and because of an abundance of options available at a click, one's "product has to be so much better".
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Are women's and men's protein needs different?
New Delhi, July 24 (IANSlife) Protein intake is a widely-discussed issue among those trying to achieve their fitness goals like building muscle mass or muscle loss after intensive fitness training. Since women tend to have lower quantities of lean mass and more fat mass compared to men, boosting protein can sustain the lean mass.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Olympics badminton: Shetty-Rankireddy hold nerve to win; Sai Praneeth loses
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy defeated the higher-ranked Chinese Taipei pair of Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin 21-16, 16-21, 27-25 in their first Group A badminton match at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Hanoi imposes highest level of social distancing
Hanoi, July 24 (IANS) The Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on Saturday enforced the country's strictest social distancing measures amid the resurgence of local Covid-19 cases.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
NZ approves minimum 10-day sick leave for employees
Wellington, July 24 (IANS) A legislation doubling employees' minimum sick leave entitlement to 10 days came into effect in New Zealand on Saturday, bringing benefits to both businesses and workers.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Olympics table tennis: Manika Batra through to second round
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian paddler Manika Batra made it to the second round of women's singles table tennis at the Tokyo Olympics with a straight-sets win over Great Britain's Tin-Tin Ho at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Colleges gear up to welcome students from Monday in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) After the long Covid-19 hiatus, degree Colleges across the state in Karnataka are gearing up to welcome students to the campuses which are opening on Monday (July 26).
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Libyan authorities to probe clashes in Tripoli
Tripoli, July 24 (IANS) Libya's Interior Ministry announced that it would launch an investigation into the armed clashes between two of its security forces that broke out in the capital city of Tripoli.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Everyone seeks a pie of Phoolan's legacy
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) Twenty years after she died, former bandit queen and then MP, Phoolan Devi, is all set to make a 'comeback in the next Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UNGA adopts resolution on illicit wildlife trafficking
United Nations, July 24 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution on tackling illicit trafficking of wildlife.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
'Significant progress made by India in meeting its climate goals'
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Power minister R.K. Singh has urged G20 nations which have per capita (green house gas) GHG emissions above the world average to reduce their emissions and bring them down to the world average over the next few years which will vacate the carbon space to some extent and support the developmental aspirations of the developing nations.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
WHO, ECDC call for enhanced efforts to prevent Delta transmission
Copenhagen, July 24 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have called for the reinforcement of enhanced efforts to prevent the transmission of the Delta Covid-19 variant as it has become the most dominant strain across much of the continent.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Denmark,Health/Medicine
Equities on tenterhooks: Covid concerns, Fed decision to induce caution (IANS Outlook)
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) India's key equity indices are expected to maintain caution on the back of rising Covid cases globally as well as the rate decision of the US Fed during the upcoming week.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Olympics tennis: Nagal beats Istomin to record India's first tennis singles win since 1996
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India's lone hope in men's tennis singles Sumit Nagal powered to a 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-4 win over Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan in the first round here at the Ariake Tennis Court on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Tesla won't offer regular steering wheel on new Model S/X: Musk
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the company will not offer a regular steering wheel option on the new Model S and Model X vehicles.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
We can make next 30 years the best in India's history: Mukesh Ambani
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) "I am supremely hopeful and confident about the Rise of New India. I can see that the spirit of India is more resurgent than ever before", Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) wrote in Times of India.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Arshi Khan to feature in Punjabi song 'Book Likhda'
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actress Arshi Khan, who rose to fame with reality show "Bigg Boss 14", is all set to feature in upcoming Punjabi song "Book likhda" sung by Shok-E.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Economic prospects bright for Europe, Greece'
Athens, July 24 (IANS) Eurogroup President Paschal Donohoe said that he was optimistic about the "positive" and "bright" prospects of the post-Covid-19 economic recovery of Greece and Europe as a whole.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Greece,Politics
Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary flatters to deceive, finishes 7th in 10m air pistol
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) There was heartbreak for Indian 10m air pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary , who despite emerging on top in the qualification round earlier on Saturday, finished seventh as the country suffered its biggest setback in the shooting arena on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Raja Kumari wanted track 'Firestarter' to be 'fun, free-flowing'
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Grammy-nominated rapper and singer-songwriter Raja Kumari unveiled her brand-new single titled 'Firestarter' on Friday. She says that the track has a universal appeal to it.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Weightlifting: Mirabai wins historic silver medal at Tokyo Olympics
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu bagged a historic silver medal in the women's 49kg weightlifting at the Tokyo International Forum to lift the gloom after four top pistol and rifle shooters flattered to deceive on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
No agreement on global temperature target among G20 Ministers
Rome, July 24 (IANS) Energy and Environment Ministers of the G20 group have ended a two-day meeting with a 58-article final communique but without an agreement on a specific commitment related to global temperature target.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Renowned Marathi litterateur Satish Kalsekar dies at 78
Raigad (Maharashtra), July 24 (IANS) Banker-turned-Marathi litterateur Satish Kalsekar - who was conferred the 2013 Sahitya Akademi Award for literature - passed away following a brief illness, a close associate said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books
CPI-M Kerala unit parking ill-gotten wealth in Coop banks: BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) Kerala BJP chief K.Surendran on Saturday alleged that the ruling CPI-M is parking its ill-gotten wealth in cooperative banks and the latest massive fraud that has surfaced at the Trissur Karavanoor Cooperative Bank is only a tip of the iceberg.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sachin Pilgaonkar: Nagesh Kukunoor was the only reason I signed 'City of Dreams'
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Veteran actor Sachin Pilgaonkar made his debut on the OTT platform much before anyone of his generation would have tried the new medium.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Bootleg Fire in Oregon burns over 400,000 acres
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The Bootleg Fire, largest of the more than 80 wildfires raging across the US, has so far scorched over 400,000 acres of land in Oregon state's Lake and Klamath counties, with 40 per cent containment, officials said.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
SF Covid cases rose faster than California, Bay Area
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases increased faster in San Francisco alone in the past week, as compared to the Bay Area and entire state of California, according to new data.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
3-year-old swallows Ganesha idol in Karnataka, survives
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) A three-year-old boy who swallowed roughly 5 centimeters long lord Ganesha idol had a miraculous escape after immediate medical intervention in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Why do some people get severe Covid?
New York, July 24 (IANS) The body's first encounter with SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind Covid-19, happens in the nose and throat, or nasopharynx, thus it may help determine who will develop severe Covid disease and who will get through with mild or no illness, according to a study.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,International
Instagram sensitivity filter censoring our work, complain creators
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Earlier this week, Facebook had announced a new feature that allows Instagram users to see how much potentially sensitive content they might see and take action accordingly. Now, several users are complaining that the new sensitive content filter is blocking their posts.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
UN voices concern over escalating violence in Syria
United Nations, July 24 (IANS) The UN remains deeply concerned about the escalating violence in northwest Syria, which poses a grave risk to civilians, a spokesman for the world body said.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cases of dry eyes, digital screen strain, mature cataract on the rise
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) The number of cases of dry eyes and digital eye strain has gone up during the pandemic period, said a top official of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Andhra Guv, Naidu extend Guru Poornima greetings
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on Saturday extended Guru Poornima greetings to the people of the state.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Thousands evacuated in California due to massive wildfire
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) More than 14,000 people were forced to evacuate in California after the Tamarack Fire, which has been burning for two weeks, grew to 58,417 acres with only 4 per cent containment, according to local authorities.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
CBI raids 40 locations including 2 IAS officers home in J&K arms license case (2nd Ld)
New Delhi/Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Launching swift action, multiple teams of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out searches at 40 locations, including residential premises of 2 IAS officials, in Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi in connection with its probe into alleged illegal arms license case.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Olympics archery: India crash out in mixed team quarterfinals
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) The Indian mixed team in archery comprising Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav crashed out in the quarterfinals, losing to South Korea 2-6.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Over 2mn people died of drowning in last decade: WHO
Geneva, July 24 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that more than 2 million died due to drowning in the last decade, a number which exceeded fatalities caused by maternal conditions or protein-energy malnutrition.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,International
Mirabai wins silver in women's 49kg weightlifting
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won India's first medal in the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, claiming silver in the women's 49kg weightlifting.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Buddhist values will address issues of global concern: President
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said that application of Buddhist values and principles in addressing issues of global concern will help in healing the world and making it a better place.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Tunisia extends state of emergency until 2022
Tunis, July 24 (IANS) Tunisian President Kais Saied announced his decision to extend the state of emergency imposed across the country until early 2022.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Tunisia,Politics
LA County reports highest daily Covid spike since Feb
Los Angeles, July 24 (IANS) Los Angeles County, the most populous in the US, reported 3,058 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since February 13.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
CBI raids multiple locations in J&K gun license scam
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) The CBI on Saturday carried out raids at multiple places including the official residence of an IAS officer in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the gun licences racket being investigated by the agency.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Navy's rescue ops in flood-hit Maha, K'taka & Goa
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Indian Navy mobilised rescue effort on Saturday in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa's flood-hit areas to evacuation people trapped in these regions.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Cinema/Showbiz
Death toll from rainstorms in China's Henan reaches 56
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) The death toll from the torrential rainstorms in China's Henan province had increased to 56, with five people reported missing, local authorities said.
2021-07-24
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Olympics hockey: Need to tighten game, says Reid ahead of Australia match
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team chief coach, Graham Reid, was satisfied with his team getting its campaign off to a winning start against New Zealand but said they need to focus on tightening their game both in attack and defence.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Extortion case: Complaint lodged against 4 cops in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) A complaint has been lodged against a lady inspector and three other police officers with Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) in connection with extorting money from a couple who are into interior decoration business. The investigation report is likely to be submitted by the ACB to the Commissioner of Police Kamal Pant on Monday (July 26).
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BARC develops & transfers cotton-based biodegradable oil absorbent to pvt firm
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) India's premier nuclear sector research organisation Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai has transferred its highly efficient cotton-based biodegradable oil absorbent technology to a private company.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
S.Africa mulls postponing local govt polls
Johannesburg, July 24 (IANS) The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has announced that it will approach the court to postpone the local government polls, scheduled to be held on October 27, because of the raging Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-24
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Pa. Ranjith: I don't believe in any small or big artists
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Tamil filmmaker Pa. Ranjith has delivered blockbusters such as "Kabali" and "Madras". Even after directing superstar Rajinikanth twice successfully, the filmmaker is still learning about what the audience is expecting from him.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Army soldier killed in accidental landmine blast in J&K
Jammu, July 24 (IANS) An army soldier was killed in the Krishna Ghati sector of the line control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir when he stepped accidentally on a landmine.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Explained: How antibodies attack spike protein of Covid variants
New York, July 24 (IANS) A team of US researchers has created an "atlas" that charts how 152 different antibodies attack a major piece of the SARS-CoV-2 machinery, the spike protein, as it has evolved since 2020.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Saurabh Chaudhary qualifies for the final of 10m air pistol
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India's ace 10m air pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary came up with superb marksmanship, topping the qualification round and lifting the gloom surrounding the contingent at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
7 die in Gaya road accident
Patna, July 24 (IANS) Seven people onboard an SUV were killed in a late night road accident in Bihar's Gaya district.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ranbir Kapoor is generation defining actor, given best to 'Shamshera': Karan Malhotra
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Malhotra, who has directed the upcoming film "Shamshera", has shared that the movie will be a visual spectacle for audiences. He also opened up about what the lead cast, Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Vaani Kapoor have to offer.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bangladesh enters most severe lockdown
Dhaka, July 24 (IANS) Bangladesh has entered its most severe nationwide lockdown to curb the rampant spread of Covid-19.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Infra spending to boost 'Base metals' prices this year
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Robust demand recovery amid gradual supply increase is expected to push base metal prices higher on a year-on-year basis in 2021.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Improving demand to trigger tyre industry's growth
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Improving demand along with stable competitive intensity, and peak capex is expected to trigger linear growth for the Indian Tyre industry.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Chutzpah' actor Tanya Maniktala: I take a digital detox once a week
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Young actress Tanya Maniktala chooses not to succumb to the social media pressure like her contemporaries. The actress prefers to stay away from gadgets as much as possible.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kumar Sanu recalls his paintings being displayed in school exhibition
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Singer Kumar Sanu has been honoured with a Doctorate by The American University of USA for his contribution to music. He has also been recognised with the Maharashtra Samman Award.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Over 4mn people in Lebanon risk losing access to water
Beirut, July 24 (IANS) More than four million people, including one million refugees, are at immediate risk of losing access to safe water in Lebanon, the Unicef said in a new report.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Lebanon,International
Open air travel for inoculated passengers: IATA (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) International air travel should be opened up for at least fully vaccinated air passengers, global airlines' association IATA told IANS.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Taiwan to lower Covid alert as cases fall
Taipei, July 24 (IANS) Taiwan will lower its Covid-19 alert from level 3 to level 2 from July 27 to August 9, as confirmed cases and deaths have continued to decrease, the island's disease monitoring agency said.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Politics
CBI searches at multiple locations in J&K in arms license case
New Delhi/Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Launching swift action, multiple teams of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried put searches at several locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with its probe into alleged illegal arms license case.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fuel consumers get relief, no revision in petrol, diesel prices for full week
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to pause fuel price revision for seven consecutive days, the longest period in weeks, as the global development on oil production and rising US inventories softened crude and product rates.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govinda opens up on his discomfort during romantic scenes
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actor Govinda, who will soon be seen the dance reality show "Dance Deewane", revealed that he was shy while enacting a romantic scene in his debut film "Ilzaam".
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amazon to probe harassment, discrimination allegations at AWS
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) E-commerce giant Amazon has opened a probe into allegations of harassment and discrimination at its cloud-computing unit Amazon Web Services (AWS), after more than 550 workers signed a petition, blaming AWS for its "underlying culture of systemic discrimination, harassment, bullying, and bias against women and under-represented groups."
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cambodian PM reschedules Covid vaccination for teens
Phnom Penh, July 24 (IANS) Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced his decision to reschedule a Covid-19 vaccination drive for teengers aged between 12-17 to August 1.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
FB connects fans to Olympic Games across its family of apps
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) Facebook has announced to let people enjoy Tokyo Olympics 2020 via new features across its main platform, Instagram and WhatsApp to help people discover content and cheer on their teams.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Sports
6.7-magnitude quake jolts Philippines
Manila, July 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale struck the Philippines' Batangas province on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Hockey team struggled in first, fourth quarter due to lack of competitive games: Reid
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Graham Reid conceded that his side struggled in the first and fourth quarter of the match against New Zealand in Pool A, and added that it was on account of the team not having played competitive hockey in the last 3-4 months due to travel restrictions.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Facebook Cloud gaming arrives on Apple devices with web app
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) Facebook has launched its Cloud gaming service on iPhones and iPads through a web app.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Priya Bapat: OTT is a big relief in pandemic
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actress Priya Bapat, who is gearing up for the release of the second season of web-series "City Of Dreams", has hailed the digital space and calls it a big relief amid the pandemic.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Russian central bank increases key interest rate to 6.5%
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russia's central bank announced that it has decided to raise its key interest rate from 5.5 per cent to 6.5 per cent, aimed at curbing high inflation.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
India faces most difficult challenge by following Lord Buddha's path: PM
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that India has shown how it can face even the most difficult challenge by following the path of Lord Buddha.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2 militants killed in Kashmir encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Two unidentified terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Bandipore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Apple spatial audio and lossless streaming roll out on Android
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Apple has started rolling out the next generation of sound with Spatial Audio with support for Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio streaming for Android users globally.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Nadda to arrive in Goa on two-day visit
Panaji, July 24 (IANS) BJP national president J.P. Nadda is scheduled to arrive in Goa on Saturday for a two-day visit to the poll-bound coastal state.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Olympics hockey: Harmanpreet brace, Sreejesh heroics help India beat New Zealand 3-2
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh scored a brace and goalkeeper PR Sreejesh came up with some brilliant saves in the fourth quarter as India scraped through to a nervy 3-2 victory against New Zealand in a Group A encounter of the Tokyo Olympic men's hockey competition on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
India logs 39K Covid cases, 546 deaths
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India on Saturday recorded 39,097 cases of Covid and 546 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Search operations end at Florida building collapse site
Miami, July 24 (IANS) Search operations to locate more bodies have officially ended almost one month after the 12-storey residential building partially collapsed in Surfside, a beachside town in Florida, authorities said.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
US Treasury Secy urges Congress to raise debt limit
Washington, July 24 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has urged Congress to raise the debt limit as soon as possible to avoid a potential default.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Gehlot govt faces stiff opp over Aug 2 school reopening decision
Jaipur, July 24 (IANS) Barely 24 hours after state Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara announced the re-opening of all schools in Rajasthan for all classes from August 2, the state government appears to be on the back foot over the decision.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
3 Afghan districts change hands in 24 hrs
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The escalating fighting and ambiguity over the future of Afghanistan have triggered concerns among the civilians as both the government forces and the Taliban have been fighting to gain more grounds with three districts having changed hands over the past 24 hours.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Judoka Shushila bows out, rowers Arjun and Arvind disappoint in heats
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) The lone Indian judoka at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Shushila Devi Likmabam, bowed out in the opening round, pinned by Hungarian stalwart Eva Csernoviczki in the round of 32, while Indian rowers, Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh, too had a forgettable outing as the pair finished fifth in the lightweight men's double sculls heats on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Adaptability key to success in modern-day cricket (Column: Left-hand view)
It's new, it's fast and it's refreshing. That's the newest, sharpest format of cricket. The Hundred!
2021-07-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
B'deshi folk music legend Fakir Alamgir dies due to Covid
Dhaka, July 24 (IANS) Bangladeshi folk music legend Fakir Alamgir passed away due to Covid-19 at a hospital here. He was 71, his family has confirmed.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
China's Yang takes 10m air rifle gold, Indian challenge fizzles out
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Young Chinese shooter Yang Qian clinched the first gold of the Olympic Games, emerging victorious in the women's 10m air rifle, even as top Indian shooters, Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan, had a forgettable outing here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics hockey: India beat New Zealand 3-2 in first match
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Harmanpreet Singh scored two goals off penalty corners as India survived some anxious moments to scrape through to a 3-2 win against New Zealand to start their Olympic Games men's hockey campaign on a winning note here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Encounter breaks out in Kashmir's Bandipora
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) An encounter between terrorists and security forces broke out on Saturday in Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 193.1 mn
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 193.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.14 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.78 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Suspended West Indies-Australia ODI series set to resume
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 24 (IANS) The One-day International series between the West Indies and Australia will resume on July 25 (IST) following the suspension of the second match minutes before the start on July 23 due to a Covid-19 case.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Quad partnership 'sets the tone' for Blinken India visit: US State Dept
New York, July 24 (IANS) The US government is pointing to the first leader level Quad summit earlier this year to headline its "high priority" status for the US-India partnership, ahead of Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to India next week to discuss China, the coronavirus response and Afghanistan.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
China imposes sanctions on US officials, entities
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China has imposed sanctions on several US individuals and organisations in response to recent US sanctions on Chinese officials in Hong Kong. Those targeted include former US Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross.
2021-07-24
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Politics
Olympic archery: Deepika, Jadhav in mixed team quarterfinals
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India's world No.1 women's archer Deepika Kumari and experienced Pravin Jadhav provided some cheers to the contingent, securing a place in the quarterfinals in the mixed team event at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: Elavenil, Apurvi fizzle out, fail to reach 10m air rifle final
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India's campaign in the Tokyo Olympics shooting competition started on a disappointing note with Elavenil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandela failing to make it to the final in the 10 metre air rifle competition at the Asaka Shooting Range here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Canada's new cases of Covid up over past week
Ottawa, July 24 (IANS) Canada reported an average of 448 new Covid-19 cases daily on July 16-22, up 13 percent over the previous week, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has said.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
'Incredible efficiency': Delta variant driving 83% of US cases (Ld)
New York, July 24 (IANS) America's Covid-19 curve is creeping up in the wrong direction, again. The "incredible efficiency" of the Delta variant is being blamed for Covid-19 cases roaring back in more than 90 per cent of US jurisdictions with severe outbreaks in parts of the country with low vaccination coverage.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Russia registers 23,811 daily Covid cases
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russia registered 23,811 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours as the Delta variant continued to spread, taking the nationwide tally to 6,078,522, the official monitoring and response centre said on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Quentin Tarantino's feels son might like 'Kill Bill' when he turns 5
Los Angeles, July 24 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has shared that he is open to letting his 17-months old son Leo, watch his movie "Kill Bill" when he turns five or six-years-old.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Chile registers less than 2,000 daily Covid cases again
Santiago, July 24 (IANS) Chile registered less than 2,000 daily Covid-19 cases after reporting 1,656 new infections in the last 24 hours, for a total of 1,606,358 cases, Health Minister Enrique Paris said on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
US, Russia to hold arms control talks next week
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US and Russia will hold a Strategic Stability Dialogue on July 28 in Geneva, the State Department said on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Mahika Sharma: Actresses are always seen as sex objects in film industry
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actress Mahika Sharma says that in the entertainment industry, actresses are always seen as sexual objects.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cuba sets new record with 7,784 Covid infections in one day
Havana, July 24 (IANS) Cuba set on Friday a new record of Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours with 7,784, for a total of 316,383 cases, the Ministry of Public Health said.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Cuba,Health/Medicine
Man impersonating as PA of Railway Minister arrested
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A Delhi-based man has been arrested for impersonating as personal assistant to Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, and making calls to the general manager.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Karan Johar turns host for 'Bigg Boss OTT'
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar has been roped in to host the upcoming controversial reality show "Bigg Boss OTT".
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Delta variant poses increasing threat to unvaccinated Americans
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Covid-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations continue to surge among the unvaccinated across the US, fuelled by the rapid spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
TV actor Ravi Bhatia turns vegetarian for life
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) TV actor Ravi Bhatia has turned vegetarian for a lifetime. The actor has urged people to start respecting and loving animals' life.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Karnataka logs 1,705 new Covid cases, 30 deaths
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) With the pandemic's second wave curve flattening, 1,705 new Covid cases were registered, while 30 patients succumbed to the infection during the day in Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
UNGA President-elect Abdulla Shahid meets Modi
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid, the President-elect of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Chahar, Sakariya efforts in vain as Sri Lanka win 3rd ODI (Ld)
Colombo, July 24 (IANS) Leg-spinner Rahul Chahar (3/54) and left-arm pacer Chetan Sakariya (2/34), who were making their ODI debut, put in spirited performances but could not stop Sri Lanka from winning the third and final ODI against India here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday. The Shikhar Dhawan-led side, however, won the series 2-1.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Andhra, Telangana CMs send best wishes to Indian athletes in Tokyo
Amaravati/Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and his Telangana counterpart K. Chandrasekhar Rao have extended their best wishes to the Indian athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics which commenced on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
AP schools, including under 'Nadu-Nedu' scheme, to open on Aug 16
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Schools in Andhra Pradesh will reopen on August 16 and Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will dedicate schools, renovated under the 'Nadu-Nedu' scheme, on the same day to the people of the state.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Odisha CM inaugurates 3 industrial projects worth Rs 436.93 cr
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday virtually inaugurated three industrial projects worth Rs 436.93 crore.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
1st CM-level meet held to resolve Assam-Meghalaya border troubles
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) The first Chief Minister-level meeting to resolve inter-state border troubles between Assam and Meghalaya was held here on Friday with both sides deciding to remove the disputes in the 12 bordering locations in a phased manner.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
India, Israel to collaborate in life sciences, agritech
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) India and Israel would collaborate in life sciences and agritech through an innovation bridge between the two countries, an official said on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Science/Tech,Technology
J&K LG inaugurates night flight operations at Jammu airport
Jammu, July 24 (IANS) In a historic move Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday inaugurated the night flight operations at the Jammu Airport.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society,Politics
'Comedy Factory' to kickstart by hosting Mumbai Police
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) An upcoming television show titled Zee Comedy Factory, is all set to host Mumbai Police in its premiere episode.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Heavy rains damaged homes, losses in crores: Goa CM
Panaji, July 24 (IANS) Heavy rains for more than a week have caused major damage to homes in rural Goa, with six sub-districts facing the brunt of the monsoon onslaught causing crores of rupees in damages, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Karnataka unveils virtual job fair for skilled manpower
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) The Karnataka Skill Development Board on Friday launched a month-long virtual job fair for hiring skilled manpower.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Most wanted gangster nabbed with AK-47 in Bihar's Gopalganj
Patna, July 24 (IANS) A most wanted gangster, involved in over four dozen criminal cases, was arrested from a village in Bihar's Gopalganj district on Friday in a joint operation of the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh Police.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Zareen Khan takes Covid jab, celebrates 10 mn Insta followers
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actress Zareen Khan took to social media on Friday to share the news with her fans and followers that she has finally taken the first dose of Covid vaccine.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Civilian shot dead by terrorists in J&K
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Suspected terrorists shot dead a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday night, officials said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Modi mourns loss of lives due to landslide in Maharashtra
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives due to a landslide in Raigad, Maharashtra, following heavy downpour in the region.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rath Yatra of holy trinity completed in Puri
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) The 12-day-long world-famous Rath Yatra ended with the holy trinity of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, and Devi Subhadra entering the sanctum sanctorum of Srimandir in Odisha's Puri.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Religion
Fearing backlash, Shetty urges Netizens to spare 'Hungama 2'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) : With her husband, businessman Raj Kundra, mired in a case of allegedly peddling pornography, Shilpa Shetty put up a brave face and made a fervent pitch for her film, 'Hungama 2'. Clearly, she doesn't want the controversy to singe the film's prospects.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sri Lanka score consolation 3-wicket win in third ODI
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated India by three wickets in the third and final One-day International here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday night. India had collapsed for 225 from 147/3, leaving the task easy for the host who rode on Avishka Fernando's 76 (98 balls) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa's 65 (56 balls). The match had been reduced to 47-overs-a-side due to rain. India, however, won the series 2-1.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
My priority is creating world-class facilities in B'luru: Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Amid rising speculations about imminent change of leadership after July 26, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday said that his priority is to create world-class facilities in Bengaluru.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Torrential rains throw normal life out of gear in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Torrential rains, caused by a depression in the Bay of Bengal, has inundated half of Karnataka, causing floods in at least eight districts and affecting public life in another 12 by disrupting transport services, including road and rail traffic.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Armed forces roped in for flood relief ops in Maharashtra
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Indian armed forces have been mobilised to carry out flood relief operations in Maharashtra on Friday as unprecedented rains resulted in heavy flow of water in various rivers, flooding multiple districts in the state.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lingayat seers' massive convention on July 25 to exert pressure on BJP
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Amid intense speculation about a possible leadership change in Karnataka, several seers of the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community on Friday decided to organise religious heads convention on Sunday (July 25) in what is seen as sending out a loud and clear message to BJP party high command not to remove Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Absconding Bihar DSP asked to appear before inquiry committee
Patna, July 23 (IANS) A DSP of Bihar Police, on the run for the last 8 years after facing a murder charge following a custodial death, has been asked to appear before an inquiry committee, an official said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dj Sheizwood talks about his vampire-themed song 'Bewafa'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Dj Sheizwood has released a vampire-themed track titled "Bewafa" which has been sung by Divya Kumar and Simran Choudhary.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Man drowns in high-altitude lake in Himachal
Shimla, July 23 (IANS) During an operation in the high-altitude mountains, rescuers on Friday recovered the body of a youth from Manali who had drowned in the glacial-fed Chandertal or 'Moon Lake' in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti Valley, officials said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The Hundred: Deepti shines with all-round performance
Birmingham, July 23 (IANS) India's Deepti Sharma made all-round contribution, scoring 28 off 24 balls and taking one for 26 in 20 balls to help London Spirit Women beat Birmingham Phoenix Women by three wickets in The Hundred competition here on Friday. Shafali Verma, representing the Birmingham franchise, failed to score much, getting 13 off 13 balls.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Coast Guard rescue teams save 155 lives in Karnataka
Uttara Kannada (Karnataka), July 23 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard conducted a day-long rescue operation in Karnataka, saving 155 people who were stranded in flood-ravaged Uttara Kannada district on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Presidential palace to reopen for public from Aug 1
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) With the number of Covid-19 cases come down in the national capital, the Rashtrapati Bhavan has decided to reopen its complex and museum for the common citizens from August 1 onwards.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Crime Branch quizzes Shilpa; Kundra to stay in police custody (Ld)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Businessman Raj Kundra and his IT head Ryan Thorpe will remain in police custody till July 27, a magistrate ruled here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Senior Statistics Ministry officer held in graft case
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday said that it has arrested a Senior Statistical Officer of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation in connection with a graft case.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DMK government to convert Hosur into Silicon Valley: Minister
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Information Technology Minister T. Mano Thangaraj on Friday said that the DMK government, under Chief Minister M.K. Stalin would turn the state's Hosur into 'Silicon Valley'.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Olympics: Osaka lights cauldron as Tokyo being new chapter (ld)
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Applying high-end technologies, including virtual and augmented reality, and merging that with Japanese cultural motifs like the traditional kabuki theatre, the organising committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games put together an opening ceremony that lacked the glitz and glamour of previous editions but was apt for the current situation of a world ravaged by the Coronavirus pandemic.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Will set new benchmarks for global climate ambition: India
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India remains steadfast in its commitments to join and lead efforts to combat climate change within the multilaterally agreed convention and its Paris Agreement, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
India's chief hydrographer receives Alexander Dalrymple award
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's chief hydrographer, Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar, received the Alexander Dalrymple award in recognition of his leadership in the disciplines of hydrography and nautical cartography, here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Crime Branch questions Shilpa; Kundra sent back to jail
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Businessman Raj Kundra and his IT head Ryan Thorpe will remain in police custody till July 27, a magistrate here ruled on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's forex reserves rise by over $800 mn
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves rose by $835 million during the week ended July 16.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Trinamool MLA's wife robbed of Rs 1.86L in Delhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Kanika Gupta, the wife of Trinamool Congress MLA Vivek Gupta, was robbed of Rs 1.86 lakh and a gold coin in the national capital on Friday, the police said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
RBI raises loan limit to Directors on bank boards to Rs 5 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised the limit of loan that can be given by banks to a Director on the board of a bank to Rs 5 crore from the previous cap of Rs 25 lakh.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra logs 1,747 new Covid cases, 14 deaths
Amaravati, July 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Friday recorded 1,747 new Covid cases, taking the state's overall tally to over 19.5 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 22,939.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Railways opens bid to operate 29 private trains
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Friday said that it has opened bids for operating 29 pairs of trains in public-private partnership (PPP) with around 40 modern rakes entailing an investment of Rs 7,200 crore.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ten Women Who Carry India's Medal Hopes
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The medal rounds of the Tokyo Olympics begin on Saturday -- and India enters the race with a grand total of 28 medals bagged across all the editions of the Olympics it has participated in since 1920. That was the year India sent its first team to the Games.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton,Other Sports
Kargil War Memorial bike rally reaches Drass
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Kargil War Memorial bike rally reached Drass on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Relief for thousands of Indian students as Dubai chosen as NEET venue
Dubai (IANS), July 23 (IANS) In a major relief to thousands of students in Indian curriculum schools in the United Arab Emirates, and their parents, the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), the qualifying test for entry into medical colleges across India, will now be held in Dubai for the first time.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Diaspora,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Customised crash course launched for Covid frontline workers: Govt
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A customised crash course for Covid-19 frontline workers has been launched to train about one lakh people in six healthcare-related job roles, the Parliament was informed on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Four B-town actresses who gained several kilos for their roles
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bollywood actresses have time and again proved their mettle on the screen with their craft.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India at the Olympics: Medal hunt starts on Saturday
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) India's hunt for medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games starts early on Saturday morning with the country's athletes figuring in three medal events.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
RIL's O2C business logs 75% rise in Q1 revenues on high crude prices
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The oil-to-chemical business of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has registered a massive 75.2 per cent increase in its revenues at Rs 1.03 lakh crore for the April-June quarter.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Zimbabwe surprise Bangladesh, win 2nd T20I by 23 runs
Harare, July 23 (IANS) Zimbabwe surprised Bangladesh in the second T20 International, winning by 23 runs to stay alive in the three-match series. The victory was also the first for the hapless Zimbabweans who had lost five internationals to the tourists before Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
CAIT welcomes K'taka HC order dismissing Amazon, Flipkart's plea
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Friday welcomed the judgement of the Karnataka High Court dismissing the petition of Amazon and Flipkart for granting a stay on an investigation by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against the two companies' e-commerce business model in India.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
RIL's Q1FY22 net profit jumps 66% to Rs 13,806 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported a 66.7 per cent growth in its year-on-year consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yes Bank's Q1FY22 standalone net profit at over Rs 206 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Yes Bank on Friday reported a standalone net profit of Rs 206. 84 crore for Q1FY22.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Shortage of buses in Delhi resulting in long waits for commuters
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday approved the process for tenders for around 400 electric buses with a view to increase the DTC fleet size, but the move will not reduce the problem of commuters waiting long hours to get a bus to reach their destination.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha floods: 100 killed; Army, Navy, IAF, Coast Guard pressed into service (Roundup)
Raigad (Maharashtra), July 23 (IANS) In a series of disasters, more than 100 people have been reportedly killed in a dozen hillslides, landslides, house-crashes and other incidents after torrential rains shook Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara districts, with the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard rushing to rescue the marooned populace, top officials said here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Homegrown Molife unveils new smartwatch at Rs 4,499
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Homegrown lifestyle brand Molife on Friday unveiled a new smartwatch -- Sense 510 -- that comes with a calling feature, at Rs 4,499.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Syed Ainul Hasan new Vice Chancellor of National Urdu University
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Renowned Persian scholar Syed Ainul Hasan has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in Hyderabad.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Jio Platforms logs 45% rise in Q1 net profit at Rs 3,651 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Jio Platforms Ltd on Friday reported a 44.9 per cent increase in its net profit for the April-June quarter, at Rs 3,651 crore.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Krishna breaks the ice as Nagwaswalla finds his feet 
Chester-le-Street, July 23 (IANS) Young left-arm pace bowler Arzan Nagwaswalla seems to have overcome his initial nervousness and begun to gel well with the team as he seeks to pick lessons from the seniors during the ongoing tour of England.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
US Secy of State Blinken to visit India to highlight 'shared priorities'
New York, July 23 (IANS) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is to visit India next week to strengthen cooperation and highlight shared interests, his spokesperson Ned Price announced on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Parull Chaudhry excited to play 'hoity-toity aunt'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Parull Chaudhry will soon be seen playing a prim and prom south Mumbai lady in the upcoming show "Bhagya Lakshmi".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
No farmhouses or any unauthorised structures in Aravali forest: SC
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday held that no unauthorised constructions, be it farmhouses, will be allowed on forest land, as it granted four more weeks to the Faridabad Municipal Corporation to remove encroachments on Aravali forest land, near Khori village.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Why can't IMD forecast extreme rainfall beyond 200 mm?
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) When mediapersons wanted to know the response of the Maharashtra government on Friday after massive landslides killed more than 40 people with several districts witnessing extreme rainfall and floods, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that there is a need to change the definitions of the terms used by the weather department.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
40 children trafficked from Assam rescued in Sikkim, 2 arrested
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Forty children including 16 girls and two adults trafficked from Assam have been rescued in Sikkim and brought back here on Friday, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RIL's Q1FY22 net profit jumps 66% to Rs 13,806 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported a 66.7 per cent growth in its year-on-year consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30, at Rs 13,806 crore.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India trip on Sri Lankan spinners, get bowled out for 225
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) Coach Rahul Dravid's decision to field five ODI debutants, three of whom could bat, failed to pay off as India were bowled out for 225 in the 44th over in the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Around 60,000 people benefited under PM YUVA Yojana: Govt
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government on Friday said that around 60,000 candidates benefited under the Pradhan Mantri YUVA (PM YUVA) Yojana, a pilot scheme for creating an enabling ecosystem for entrepreneurship development.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IYC protests against Lekhi for calling farmers 'mawalis', demands apology
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A day after Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi described farmers as "mawalis", hundreds of Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists on Friday staged a protest over the remark and demanded that she apologise to the farmers.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Yesterday Tibet! Today India! Tomorrow Ceylon? (Opinion)
The relationship between the Chinese and Tamil people date back to the Han dynasty in the second century BC. There had been cultural and trade relationships between the two peoples since then.
2021-07-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Administration's fear led to reverse exodus in Bengal: Dilip Ghosh (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Going by the results of the Assembly elections held in West Bengal earlier this year, it can be safely said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has emerged as the principle opposition party in the eastern state.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi govt releases Rs 293 cr to North MCD for salaries: Minister
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday said the government has given an advance of Rs 293 crore to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for disbursing alaries to its employees.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Snapchat new lenses to help users train like Olympians
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Popular social media platform Snapchat on Friday announced that the official Olympics account on the platform will have an innovative Augmented Reality (AR) Lens.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Odisha CM asks officials to remain fully prepared for third wave
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked officials to remain fully prepared to tackle a possible third wave of Covid-19, which may hit by August end.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Support for Afghan Taliban increasing in Pakistan
Kabul/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As the battle wages in Afghanistan between the Taliban and the Afghan forces, there is increasing support for the Taliban in the tribal areas of Pakistan.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Curbs increased in Kerala as Covid TPR crosses 13%
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) With the daily test positivity rate crossing 13 per cent on Friday as 17,518 people turning Covid positive from 1,28,489 samples tested in the past 24 hours, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said lockdown norms will have to be strengthened.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Olympics: Tokyo starts fresh chapter despite opening shorn of glamour
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Applying high-end technologies, including virtual and augmented reality, and merging that with traditional Japanese motifs, the organising committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games put together an opening ceremony that lacked the glitz and glamour of previous editions but was apt for the current situation of a world ravaged by the Coronavirus pandemic.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Demand for admission in Chennai Corporation schools soars amid pandemic
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) With the Covid-19 pandemic leading to people losing work, especially those who are self-employed or employed in private firms, there are some cases, where both the husband and wife have suffered from job losses, and here, their focus is on reducing their expenses, especially on children's school fees.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Dream Debut: Zomato's market cap near Rs 1 lk cr at the end of day's trade (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Stocks of online food delivery platform Zomato made a stellar debut on the stock markets with market valuation crossing the Rs 1 lakh crore mark during the initial hours of trade on the first day.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian Navy to be part of 325th Russian Navy Day celebrations
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Indian Navy will participate in the 325th Navy Day celebrations of the Russian Navy and carry out maritime exercises with them to enhance military ties.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Israel to examine tighter controls on export of spywares like Pegasus
London, July 23 (IANS) An Israeli commission reviewing allegations that NSO Group's Pegasus spyware was misused by its customers to target journalists and human rights activists would examine whether rules for Israel's export of cyberweapons such as Pegasus should be tightened, a senior MP said, The Guardian reported.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Global cues push up equities, Zomato's Mcap crosses Rs 1 lk cr (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) India's key equity indices made marginal gains on Thursday following supportive global cues.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
redBus announces rollout of India's first vaccinated bus service
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a first for the bus transport sector, redBus, India's largest online bus ticketing platform, announced the launch of vaccinated bus services across 600+ major routes in the country.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Complainants not allowed inside police station for wearing half-pants
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) In a bizarre incident two persons who went to the police station to register a complaint were not allowed inside because they were wearing half-pants. The incident created a lot of controversy forcing the Kolkata police to order an inquiry.
2021-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Deal with any bid to disrupt free, fair polls with iron hand: SC
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday emphasised that nobody can be permitted to dilute the right to free and fair election and that any attempt of booth capturing and/or bogus voting should be dealt with an "iron hand".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SEBI extends timeline for top 100 companies to hold AGM
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Friday extended the timeline for the top 100 companies to hold their Annual General Meetings (AGM) due to the ongoing pandemic situation.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rajnath lauds Army's tough terrain expedition in Himalayan region
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flagged-in the Indian Army's skiing expedition -- ARMEX-21 -- which aimed to enhance tourism in the Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to the higher altitude areas of Uttarakhand, here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society,Politics
23 km green corridor in Delhi saves life of BSF constable
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police on Friday created a 23 km green corridor in the city from Jasola to Rajendra Place, to help transport a cadaveric liver.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nadda to visit Goa to review BJP poll preparedness
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) BJP chief J.P. Nadda will be on a two-day visit to Goa from Saturday to review the party's preparedness for the upcoming Assembly elections due early next year.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exiled Tibetans ask China to resume dialogue
Dharamsala, July 23 (IANS) A day after the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Tibet Autonomous Region, the democratically elected Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on Friday asked him to resume dialogue between Tibetan representatives and the Chinese government.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
The Hundred takes England cricket by storm
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Hundred ball format cricket, which finally came to life this week after four years of ideation, turned out to be a super-hit in the first two matches as it didnt just boost the viewership of womens cricket but was also the most-watched cricket match this year in England.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
England winger Sancho signs up with Manchester United
London, July 23 (IANS) Premier League club Manchester United have completed the transfer of England winger Jadon Sancho. The transfer done for £73m moves Sancho from Borussia Dortmund to United till June 2026, with an option of extension by a year.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Develop method to avoid delay in filing appeals, SC to CBI chief
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday criticised the CBI over the delay in filing an appeal in a corruption case, remarking that there is a probability of a modus operandi being adopted by officers in a bid to save the accused.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Playing older character on-screen was fun: Gauahar Khan
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Gauahar Khan, who plays a pivotal role in her latest film "14 Phere", says that it was a fun ride for her to portray an elderly funny lady on-screen.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi reports 58 new Covid cases, one death
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The national capital reported 58 new Covid cases and one death in the last 24 hours, as per the daily health bulletin released by the Delhi government on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Second Manipur activist, held for FB post, freed after HC order
Imphal, July 23 (IANS) Manipur activist Wangkhemcha Wangthoi was released from the central jail following a High Court order on Friday, five days after his associate Erendro Leichombam was freed on the Supreme Court's orders. The duo had been detained under the National Security Act for their Facebook posts criticising BJP leaders for advocating cow dung and cow urine as cure for Covid-19.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Manipur,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
YouTube hits 10 bn Play Store download milestone
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) The Google-owned YouTube app for Android users has surpassed a whopping 10 billion downloads on the Google Play Store.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Hyd's T-Hub unveils Global Markets Accelerator Programme 2.0
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Innovation hub and ecosystem enabler Technology Hub (T-Hub) on Friday launched the Global Markets Accelerator Programme 2.0 in partnership with La Trobe University, selecting three Australian growth stage startups.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Technology
Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen to share 'American stories' in new book
London, July 23 (IANS) An upcoming book titled 'Renegades: Born in the USA', which is a collection of candid, intimate, and entertaining conversations between Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, and legendary musician Bruce Springsteen, will be published in October this year.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Road ahead even more daunting that in 1991: Manmohan Singh
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that the road ahead is "even more daunting" than during the 1991 economic crisis and the nation would need to "recalibrate its priorities to ensure a dignified life for all Indians".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Man held in Gurugram for creating fake IDs
Gurugram, July 23 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's flying squad has arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly creating fake Aadhaar, PAN and voter cards from Nathupur village in Gurugram, the police said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident