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DRDO develops software tool for tracking Covid patients in quarantine
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a software tool for enforcement of quarantine, which will be implemented in partnership with the Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA), an industry body of software professionals.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Shekhar Kapur: Dangerous to start filming in close interiors
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur feels it's risky to resume shooting or dubbing in close interior spaces amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
PM allows Priyanka Gandhi's request to stay on in Lutyens' bungalow for some time (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In a remarkably statesman like move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to a request to allow Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to retain the 35, Lodhi Estate Bungalow for some time. Just when people thought there is witch hunt against the erstwhile first family of Indian politics, the PM's move once again validated his large heartedness.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BCCI appoints Hemang Amin as interim CEO
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) With former CEO Rahul Johris resignation being accepted and him being asked to leave via email, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to appoint Hemang Amin as the interim CEO of the board. The board employees were informed about the arrangement on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pilot releases video of his MLAs strategising in Manesar
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Rebellious Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Monday released the first-ever video showing Congress and other MLAs from his camp strategising in a resort situated in Haryana's Manesar.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Shops to open 7 hours only during Bengaluru lockdown
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka government will allow essential services providers to sell food, groceries, fruits, milk and other items for only seven hours during the complete lockdown starting from 8 p.m. on Tuesday, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Mouni Roy travels from UAE post 4 months of lockdown
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actress Mouni Roy, who was stranded in UAE during the coronavirus lockdown, has finally been able to fly.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Online Open Book Exam to begin from August 17, DU tells HC
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi University has informed the Delhi High Court that the online Open Book Examination (OBE) for final year students of all undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including School of Open Learning (SOL) and Non Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB), will commence from August 17.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
No near-term recovery for India's NBFIs: Fitch Ratings
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A near-term recovery for India's non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) is not probable due to the fallout of coronavirus pandemic, Fitch Ratings said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
1,550 new cases, nine deaths in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Telangana crossed 36,000 as 1,550 fresh cases were reported on Monday, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India's June consumer price index at 6.09%
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's retail or consumer price index stood at 6.09 per cent in June, official data showed on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Taapsee Pannu recalls 'too many firsts' associated with 'Saand Ki Aankh'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Filmwriter Tushar Hiranandani made his directorial debut with the Bhumi Pednekar-Taapsee Pannu starrer "Saand Ki Aankh" last year. On his birthday on Monday, Taapsee opened up about the film, calling it the "first biggest experiment" of her career.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rail Bhawan shut for 2 days after officials test Covid positive
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Railways Ministry will remain closed for the next two days as a matter of "precaution" after some officials were found to be positive for coronavirus, an official statement said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Oli's shocker: India created fake Ayodhya, Ram was from Nepal
Kathmandu, July 13 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli has claimed that India has created a 'fake' Ayodhya, and Lord Ram was originally from Nepal -- a shocking statement that has come at a time when India's diplomatic ties with the Himalayan nation is going through certain upheavals.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Finance Minister reviews Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday pushed for stringent follow-up action with states, where the subsidy under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) is pending, to ensure payment of all pending claims to farmers at the earliest.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Donal Bisht launches campaign to uplift spirits of fellow actors
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actress Donal Bisht has been spreading the message of positivity throughout the lockdown period. She has now launched a campaign to help uplift the spirits of her fellow actors.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Let Gehlot prove numbers instead of shunting MLAs to resorts: Pilot loyalist
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Why did Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot shunt his MLAs to a resort in a luxury bus after flashing a victory sign during the CLP meeting called on Monday? If he is claiming 'all is well' within his camp, he should immediately call for a floor test in the Assembly to show his strength, one of the Sachin Pilot loyalists told IANS here after Rajasthan Congress MLAs were sent to the Fairmont Hotel soon after the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting called at the CMs residence on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
CBDT allows one-time relaxation for e-filed ITR verification
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The CBDT has extended a one-time relaxation for verification of e-filed tax returns for assessment years 2015-16 to 2019-20.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bus services between Ahmedabad, 2 other cities suspended too
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) In view of the escalating numbers of corona patients in Gujarat, especially in its southern part, the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation on Monday decided that it will suspend bus services between Ahmedabad to Bharuch and Vadodara too.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Darshan Raval to unveil his new monsoon song
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Singer Darshan Raval's fans have now become used to his monsoon releases. He will soon treat his admirers with "Ek tarfa".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Assam flood situation worsensdeteriorates; 50 dead, 24 lakh hit
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) With six more deaths in Assam on Monday, the death toll in the ongoing floods has risen to 50 while the situation was deteriorating in 27 of the state's 33 districts affecting around 24 lakh people, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Franklin Templeton funds received Rs 3,275 cr since closure
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Franklin Templeton India's six shut funds have received Rs 3,275 crore from maturities, pre-payments and coupon payments since the announcement of their winding up in April.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
J&K L-G launches 10 power projects, lays foundation for 7 others
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) In a major boost to the power sector in Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor, G.C. Murmu on Monday e-inaugurated 10 power projects worth Rs 19.51 crore for Srinagar, Shopian, Anantnag, Budgam and Kulgam districts and laid foundation stones for 7 others worth Rs 30.35 crore for Srinagar, Pulwama, Anantnag and Baramulla districts.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Scrap the amendments to poll rules, DMK urges EC
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday urged the Election Commission to recommend to the Centre to scrap the amendments made to The Conduct of Elections (Amendment) Rules, 2019 and The Conduct of Elections (Amendment)Rules, 2020.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Only 9-day lockdown in Bengaluru from Tuesday night: CM
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday asserted that the 9-day lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts from Tuesday would not be extended beyond July 22.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
SC to hear plea seeking SIT probe into killing of Dubey, aides on Tuesday
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea seeking a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into encounters of Vikas Dubey and his five aides, who were allegedly involved in the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur on July 3.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yes Bank fraud: ED files supplementary charge sheet
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Five days after it attached properties worth Rs 2,203 crore in the Yes Bank fraud case, the Enforcement Directorate filed a supplementary charge sheet before a special court in Mumbai, naming 11 other accused in the matter, official sources said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
TN logs 4,328 fresh coronavirus infections on Monday
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) As many as 4,328 cases of fresh coronavirus infection have been registered in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, said the state Health Department.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
CBSE report card: From 83.4% in 2019 to 88.78% this year
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education declared the results of the 12th class Board examination on Monday afternoon with a total of 88.78 per cent students passing the exams.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
ISIS-linked accounts on Facebook still evading detection: Report
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Despite Facebook's efforts to make the platform free of terrorist propaganda, pro-Islamic State (ISIS) accounts have found ways to survive on the platform, says a new report from non-profit Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) released on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google to fund 1 lakh scholarships, launches career certificates
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Google on Monday announced a new Google Career Certificates that will help Americans get qualifications in high-paying high-growth job fields ? no college degree required.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Education
Quarantined CMs to dead MLAs: India's politicians battle Covid-19
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) When it comes to Covid-19, everyone is in danger, including India's political class with Karnataka Tourism Minister C.T. Ravi becoming the latest politician to test positive for the dreaded virus.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
K'taka Covid tally crosses 41k with 2,738 new cases
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka has registered 2,738 new Covid-19 cases with majority of the cases emerging from Bengaluru, breaching the 40,000 mark for the state's tally to settle at 41,581 even as 73 people succumbed to the virus, said an official on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Now a demand for building church at Telangana Secretariat
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Amid the ongoing row over demolition of two mosques and a temple in Telangana Secretariat premises and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's announcement to rebuild them, the Federation of Telugu Churches (FTC) has requested the state government to also construct a church in the new complex.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Rohit Sharma to lead over Kohli in Moody's World T20 XI
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Former Australia all-rounder turned coach Tom Moody picked Rohit Sharma over Virat Kohli to lead his World XI side, also leaving out Mahendra Singh Dhoni and handing the wicket-keeping gloves to West Indies' Nicholas Pooran instead. But he clarified that it was a current team and not one from the recent past.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Delhi records 1,246 more coronavirus cases, 40 deaths
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) With 1,246 new coronavirus cases and 40 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital recorded a total tally of 1,13,740 cases and 3,411 deaths as on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Amid Rajasthan crisis, ED, IT raids on people close to Gehlot (2nd Ld)
Jaipur/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) As the political crisis in Rajasthan was playing out in the open for the Congress, the Income Tax and Enforcement Directorate teams on Monday raided multiple premises connected with people from Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's camp.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
FDCI Designer Stockroom goes online
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) on Monday announced taking the fourth edition of Designer Stockroom online. The online sale will be held from July 31 to August 2.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pant & Raina hit the nets in bid to get back in the groove
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and veteran batsman Suresh Raina hit the nets on Monday in their bid to stay in the groove amid the COVID-19 pandemic which has pushed competitive cricket in the country to the backwaters.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
6,497 new corona cases in Maha, 193 more casualties
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Maharashtra's coronavirus tally crossed the 2.60-lakh mark with 6,497 new cases and the state reported 193 more deaths even as Mumbai notched a case doubling rate of 50 days, the highest in India, officials said here on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
J&K: 314 test positive, Covid-19 tally is 10,827
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) At least 314 people tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as the total number of people infected by the deadly virus reached 10,827 in the Union Territory, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Ahead of Bengaluru lockdown, hundreds rush back home
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Ahead of the complete city-wide lockdown in Bengaluru starting from Tuesday evening, hundreds of people rushed back to their hometowns, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Padmanabhaswamy temple: SC declines to order opening of vault B
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the rights of the Travancore royal family in the affairs of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple of Thiruvananthapuram, while declining to rule on the opening of "Kallara B (secret vault), and leaving the "issue to the best judgement and discretion" of the administrative and advisory committees.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Protesting MLA's death, BJP calls for 12-hr shutdown in north Bengal
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown in eight north Bengal districts on Tuesday, protesting against the unnatural death of its legislator from North Dinajpur's Hemtabad Debendra Nath Ray.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Buttler has got two Test matches to save his career: Gough
London, July 13 (IANS) Former England pacer Darren Gough feels under-fire wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler has got two games to save his Test career.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Allahabad HC dismisses plea for probe into Dubey encounter
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a judicial inquiry into the encounter death of gangster Vikas Dubey.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lucknow girl stuns all with 100% marks in CBSE
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Getting hundred per cent marks in examinations is no mean feat but Divyanshi Jain of Lucknow has done the impossible.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
902 new cases take Gujarat's Covid-19 tally to 42,808
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) With the highest (902) single-day Covid-19 cases on Monday, Gujarat inched towards the 43,000-mark. The number of cases climbed to 42,808 and 10 more fatalities took the Covid-19 toll to 2,057.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Vodafone Idea moves TDSAT against TRAI's blocking of premium plan
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Vodafone Idea has moved the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) against the telecom regulator's directive blocking certain premium plans of Airtel and Vodafone Idea over net neutrality issues, sources said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Apple allocates over $400mn of $2.5bn California housing commitment
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Apple on Monday said it will spend more than $400 million toward affordable housing projects and homeowner assistance programmes in California this year, marking a major milestone in the company's multi-year $2.5 billion commitment to combat the housing crisis in the state.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Milk powder stock at 8,400 tonnes lower than others: Aavin
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation (Aavin) has said it avoided incurring losses over milk powder as its stock is far less than other milk and milk product producers in the country.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
SC moved for CBI probe into BHEL woman officer's suicide
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Telangana government and others on a plea seeking transferring the probe, from state police to the CBI, in the suicide of a woman officer of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) after facing alleged sexual harassment at workplace.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pakistanis sing 'Vande Mataram' alongside Indians in London protest against China
New Delhi, Jul7 July 13 (IANS) Pakistanis singing Indian national song is rare. But Sunday saw quite a few of them joining hundreds of Indians, literally hand in hand, in a protest organised outside the Chinese Embassy in London.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Odisha allows home isolation of asymptomatic Covid patients
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to allow home isolation of asymptomatic and mild symptomatic Covid-19 patients in urban areas.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Whatever Zidane touches turns into gold, says Kanoute
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) France-born former Mali striker Frederic Kanoute has heaped praise on Real Madrid coach and football legend Zinedine Zidane, saying the France World Cup winner knows how to make his team win and has moulded his side like that.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Large part of Indian media captured by fascist interests: Rahul
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a swipe at the Narendra Modi government, saying a large part of the Indian media had now been "captured by fascist interests" and asserted that the narrative of lies is tearing India apart.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Andhra reports highest single-day tally, death toll
Amaravati, July 13 (IANS) The Covid situation in Andhra Pradesh took a turn for the worse with the state reporting the highest single-day tally and death figures on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
ITC Hotels in dining outreach across India with Zomato partnership
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In keeping with ITC Hotels' commitment towards enhancing gourmet experiences, the chain on Monday announced its partnership with Zomato, India's leading food delivery platform, to offer customers responsible dining experiences in the comfort of their home.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion
VC fund HealthQuad raises Rs 514 cr for 2nd fund
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Health care venture capital fund HealthQuad has announced the first close of its second fund with a commitment of Rs 514 crore, helping it achieve 93 per cent of the target fund size of Rs 550 crore.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Taapsee recalls 'too many firsts' associated with 'Saand Ki Aankh'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Filmwriter Tushar Hiranandani made his directorial debut with Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu starrer "Saand Ki Aankh" last year. On his birthday on Monday, Taapsee opened up about the film calling it the "first biggest experiment" of her career.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Klopp has given Liverpool personality, philosophy: Garcia
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Former Liverpool midfielder Luis Garcia on Monday heaped praise on manager Jurgen Klopp, saying the English Premier League side won the title after 30 years largely because of the German's influence since coming on board in 2015.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Sitharaman reviews working of health workers' insurance scheme
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday chaired a meeting to review the implementation of the insurance scheme for health workers fighting Covid-19, as announced under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP).
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Allow Bakri-Eid with restrictions: M'rashtra Cong to CM
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) A prominent Maharashtra Congress leader on Monday urged the state government to permit the upcoming Eid al-Adha celebrations with suitable Covid-19 restrictions.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
Major study finds fatty acid that kills cancer cells
Washington, July 13 (IANS) In a major study, the researchers have showed that a fatty acid called dihomogamma-linolenic acid, or DGLA, can kill human cancer cells.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Telangana announces initiative to help 100 startups
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Telangana State Innovation Cell (TSIC) along with some leading incubators and enablers here have announced a programme to support over 100 startups scale up.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Technology
Vidit Gujrati to lead India in FIDE Online Olympiad
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) India's second highest rated chess player, Grandmaster (GM) Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (25), will lead the Indian challenge in the upcoming FIDE Online Chess Olympiad starting July 22.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Punjab wants a pharma park to come up in Bathinda
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Monday met Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers D. V. Sadananda Gowda here and sought the establishment of a national pharmaceutical park in Bathinda.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
20% ICU beds in pvt hospitals for Covid patients: Goa CM
Panaji, July 13 (IANS) Amid a sustained increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Goa, as well as fatalities, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said, that it would henceforth be mandatory for private hospitals to reserve 20 per cent of their ICU beds for COVID management.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
NSUI protests exams for B'luru varsity's students
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) As many as 70 members of the National Students Union of India (NSUI), the students wing of Congress party, protested in front of the Christ University (deemed to be) opposing the varsity's decision to go ahead with online examinations for non-final year students, a leader of the outfit said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Stead rubbishes claims he wanted to remove Williamson as captain
Wellington, July 13 (IANS) New Zealand head coach Gary Stead has rubbished claims that he wanted to remove talisman Kane Williamson as Test captain.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Steps to curb import dependence of APIs/medical devices underway: Govt
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) As part of efforts to make India self-sufficient in manufacturing bulk drugs or APIs, the Department of Pharmaceuticals said on Monday that it is finalising guidelines for selecting locations of three bulk drug parks and four medical devices parks.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Mumbai dabbawalas pray for Bachchans' recovery
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The dabbawalas of Mumbai performed a special 'pooja' and prayed for the early recovery of Covid-19 affected Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, his family and others in the country, here on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Shruti Haasan excited to be only woman in 'Yaara' narrative of four boys
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan is looking forward to the release of her upcoming film "Yaara", which also stars Vidyut Jammwal, Amit Sadh, Vijay Varma, Kenny Basumatary and Sanjay Mishra.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ED attaches Rs 204-cr assets of Gujarat-based firm
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth Rs 204.27 crore of Gujarat-based Ardor Group of Companies for allegedly cheating and causing loss to a consortium of banks led by the Bank of India that totalled up to Rs 488 crore.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I would love to see Messi in LaLiga and Barcelona: Garcia
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Former Barcelona midfielder Luis Garcia is hopeful that Lionel Messi will stay on at the Catalan club for many more years.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Covid-19 antibodies may last only few months after infection
London, July 13 (IANS) Immunity to Covid-19 in recovered patients may only last a few months, say German researchers, suggesting that coronavirus antibodies may not remain in the body for long.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Rs 458 cr relief disbursed under Atmanirbhar Gujarat: CM
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, while launching the allocation of plots to the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) units through computerized draw system, on Monday said that the state has disbursed relief of Rs 458 crore to industries under 'Atmanirbhar' Gujarat package.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
66 policemen found coronavirus positive in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 13 (IANS) While coronavirus has infected close to 4,000 people in Jharkahnd, the police is also feeling the heat as 66 police personnel have been found COVID-19 positive in the state.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab Police bust Pak-sponsored arms smuggling racket (Ld correcting 2nd para)
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Punjab Police have busted a Pakistan-sponsored drugs and illegal arms smuggling racket with the arrest of four people, including their kingpin who is a BSF constable posted in Samba district of Jammu & Kashmir, officials said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Assam oil well fire, leakage may be checked in 4-5 days (IANS Exclusive)
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) The leaking oil & gas well of the state-owned Oil India (OIL) in Assam is expected to be capped and the fire in one of the wells doused in four-five days, according to a top official here on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's June consumer price index at 6.09%
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's retail or consumer price index stood at 6.09 per cent in June 2020, official data showed on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CA exams' May cycle cancelled, merged with Nov cycle, ICAI to SC
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) Monday informed the Supreme Court that it has decided not to hold the CA examination this semester (May cycle), and postponed it till November against the backdrop of Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sneha Wagh: There is need to air shows where women are powerful
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actress Sneha Wagh says that there is a need to air TV shows with powerful women characters.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
14 killed, 63 wounded in Taliban attack in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) At least 14 people, including three assailants, were killed and 63 others wounded when Taliban militants attacked a provincial branch of the country's national intelligence agency in Aybak, capital of Afghanistan's northern Samangan province, on Monday, an official said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Eviction of Priyanka govt's arrogance of power: Pawar
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Targeting the BJP-led Centre, NCP President Sharad Pawar on Monday said that the move to evict Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from her government residence in Delhi is a "display of NDA government's arrogance of power".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Actor Mohit Malhotra dons producer's hat
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actor Mohit Malhotra is all set to make his debut as a producer. He launches his music label with a Punjabi track titled "Jatti" on July 16.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Punjab Police bust Pak-sponsored arms smuggling racket
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Punjab Police have busted a Pakistan-sponsored drugs and illegal arms smuggling racket with the arrest of four people, including their kingpin who is a BSF constable posted in Samba district of Jammu & Kashmir, officials said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mridul Meena bags a role in 'Class of 2020 Chapter 2'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actor Mridul Meena describes the series "Class Of 2020" as "a fun project", and now he is excited to be a part of the followup series.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kajol expresses her 'unnatural prem' for old hairstyle
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) It is flashback Monday for actress Kajol, as she went down memory lane to recall the time when she sported wavy and voluminous hair.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Apple ramping up Q3 MacBook orders by 20%: Report
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to significantly increase its new MacBook Pro orders in late third quarter and will see its overall MacBook shipments rise over 20 per cent sequentially in the third quarter, DigiTimes reported on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Abdullahs challenge house detention of NC leaders
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) President and Srinagar MP Farooq Abdullah and his son and party Vice President Omar Abdullah on Monday filed a habeas corpus petition in the high court challenging the 'unconstitutional and 'illegal house detention of 16 NC leaders and functionaries.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Yuvraj recalls NatWest final, takes friendly dig at Hussain
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh jogged down memory lane and recalled the historic NatWest Trophy final victory over England, on this day 18 years ago.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Maoists blow up road, set vehicles on fire in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 13 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blasted a tarred road, a forest guest house and set 13 vehicles on fire in Jharkhand in the last two days, police said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Madras HC asked to decide on plea for OBC quota in medical courses
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Madras High Court to take a decision on the petitions challenging the Centre's decision not to grant 50 per cent quota to OBC in medical seats which were surrendered by Tamil Nadu in all India quota for medical courses in 2020-21.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
LaLiga chief Tebas criticises CAS after Man City's ban is overturned
Madrid, July 13 (IANS) LaLiga President Javier Tebas trained his guns towards Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS) after Manchester City's Champions League ban was overturned on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
UiPath raises Rs 1,692 crore, to expand robotic automation platform
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Robotic Process Automation (RPA) firm UiPath on Monday announced it has raised $225 million (nearly Rs 1,692 crore) in its Series E investment round, at a valuation of $10.2 billion.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Amid volatility, Sensex trims major gains, RIL at new high
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The Indian stock market trimmed most of its initial gains on Monday in a largely volatile trade session.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Saiyami Kher glad that Abhishek is recovering well
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actress Saiyami Kher is glad that her "Breathe: Into The Shadows" co-star Abhishek Bachchan is recovering well after being diagnosed with Covid-19, and has urged everyone to "stay in and stay safe".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Daisy Shah unveils her YouTube channel
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actress Daisy Shah unveiled her YouTube channel with her first video, "Start of a new journey", where she welcomed her fans to her channel and told them the reason behind launching it.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Bandish Bandits' to go live on August 4
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) "Bandish Bandits", a romantic musical drama starring Ritwik Bhowmik and Shreya Chaudhry, will launch on August 4.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Take immediate and long term measures, Stalin tells TN govt
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M.K. Stalin on Monday urged the state government to take immediate and long term measures to save the state from coronavirus disaster.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Anubhav Sinha on how 'this date' in 2001 changed everything for him
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha's recalls how the date July 13, 2001 changed everything for him. That was the day his debut directorial feature, "Tum Bin" released.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Eng vs WI: Gough predicts return of Broad for 2nd Test
Southampton, July 13 (IANS) Former England fast bowler Darren Gough feels hosts will bring back pace spearhead Stuart Broad for the second Test of #raisethebat series against West Indies at Old Trafford. The final two Tests will now be played in Manchester from July 16 and July 24 respectively.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Vidyut Jammwal has 'enlightening' chat with martial arts star Tony Jaa
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood action hero Vidyut Jammwal recently got on a video chat with Thailand's martial arts star Tony Jaa.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NSUI writes to UPHRC over medical students treating Covid patients
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The National Students Union of India (NSUI) has written to the Uttar Pradesh Human Rights Commission seeking its intervention over private medical colleges that are reportedly forcing medical students to treat coronavirus patients without being adequately trained.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
UP Speaker rejects disqualification plea against 2 Cong MLAs
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) UP Speaker Hriday Narain Dixit has rejected the Congress petition seeking disqualification of its two rebel legislators - Aditi Singh and Rakesh Singh.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Tiger Shroff admits he has 'stage fright'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood action star Tiger Shroff has revealed that he usually has "stage fright", and shared an incident when it was scarier as he had to perform in front of superstar Akshay Kumar.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Russian warplanes target IS positions in Syria
Damascus, July 13 (IANS) Russian warplanes on Monday struck positions of the Islamic State (IS) militant group in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Defence/Security,Terrorism
BJP treads cautious, unleash '3 musketeers' to check out Pilot's claim (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi , July 13 (IANS) As Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday flexed muscles during the Congress Legislature Party meeting, throwing the show open to media claiming around 100 MLAs still in his fold, sources in the Bharatiya Janata Party claimed, they too took Sachin Pilot's assertion of "more than 30 MLAs' support" with a pinch of salt.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
GenNext leaders leaving party worrying sign for Congress
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) After Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sachin Pilot may be the next high-profile leader to leave the Congress unceremoniously at a time when the party is grappling to save its image and the government in Rajasthan, even as Congress observer Randeep Surjewala made a high-pitch appeal to Pilot to return to the party fold.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Blocked over 1 billion threats targeting Indian consumers: Quick Heal
Pune, July 13 (IANS) IT security company Quick Heal Technologies said it had detected and blocked over one billion known and unknown threats targeting Indian consumers in 2019, accounting to over 2.9 million detections on a daily basis.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
B Praak collaborates with Rochak Kohli, Manoj Muntashir
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Popular Punjabi singer B Praak has collaborated with composer Rochak Kohli and lyricist Manoj Muntashir on the upcoming song, "Dil tod ke".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Securitisation volume plunges 85% in Q1 FY21: Crisil
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Securitisation volume plunged 85 per cent to Rs 6,200 crore in the first quarter of financial year 2020-2021, because of slow collections following the lockdown and the loan moratorium offered by lenders, a Crisil report said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Some Rajasthan Congress MLAs return home from Manesar hotel
Gurugram, July 13 (IANS) Some of the Congress MLAs from Rajasthan who were staying in a five-star hotel in Manesar as they favoured Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot in his tussle with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot have now returned home, sources said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 may not launch on August 5: Report
Seoul, July 13 (IANS) Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 may reportedly not make an appearance at Samsungs 'Galaxy Unpacked' event on August 5.
2020-07-13
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Chinese toys, rakhis may not be sold this festive season
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) After the Galwan Valley skirmish followed by the economic boycott of Chinese products by India, toys, rakhis and other decorative goods from China may not be sold in the market this festive season.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
TV star Helly Shah is nervous to shoot amid Covid-19 pandemic
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Television actress Helly Shah, who has started shooting for the second season of "Ishq Mein Marjawan", says she does feel nervous going back on the sets amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stress hormone linked to higher blood sugar in diabetics
New York, July 13 (IANS) Researchers have showcased a clear link between the stress hormone cortisol and higher blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
BCCI vs WSG: Tribunal rules in favour of Indian cricket board
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In what comes as a major boost for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), in a majority decision, an Arbitral Tribunal consisting of Supreme Court Justices (Retd) Sujatha Manohar, Mukunthakam Sharma and S.S. Nijjar have upheld the termination of the media rights agreement for overseas territories with World Sports Group (WSG) by the BCCI on June 28, 2010.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Iran reports 2,349 new coronavirus cases; 259,652 in total
Tehran, July 13 (IANS) Iran's confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 259,652 on Monday after an overnight registration of 2,349 new infections, the official IRNA news agency reported.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Sushant Singh Rajput was Mukesh Chhabra's 'stressbuster'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Casting director-turned-filmmaker Mukesh Chhabra says late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput used to be his stressbuster while shooting "Dil Bechara".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Modi interacts with Google's Pichai on tech, new work culture
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on a wide range of subjects, especially on leveraging the power of technology to "transform the lives of India's farmers, youngsters and entrepreneurs"
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
'Cocktail' ladies Deepika Padukone and Diana Penty celebrate 8 years
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The rom-com "Cocktail" released eight years ago on this day, and the film's heroines Deepika Padukone and Diana Penty took to social media to celebrate the occasion.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Russia's Covid-19 cases up 6,537 to 733,699
Moscow, July 13 (IANS) Russia has registered 6,537 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing its total to 733,699, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Doctor who managed Goa's Covid hospital tests positive (Ld)
Panaji, July 13 (IANS) Dr Edwin Gomes, who emerged as the face of Goa's Covid-19 battle and served as in-charge at the state's only designated Covid-19 hospital, has tested coronavirus positive.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Serge Aurier's brother shot dead in Toulouse: report
London, July 13 (IANS) Christopher Aurier, brother of Tottenham Hotspur full-back Serge, was reportedly shot dead outside a nightclub in French city of Toulouse on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Shilpa Shetty's yoga tips to beat lockdown muscle stress
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Months of being confined at home and the inability to go for a walk or hit the gym has led to stiffening of muscles and backache among many. Actress and fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty has a few simple yoga tips.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No max Covid cases in southwest Delhi despite maximum tests: Official
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) While the Covid-19 tally in India spiked on Monday with 28,701 coronavirus cases and 500 deaths in the last 24 hours, the District Magistrate of the national capital's southwest district claimed that the area does not have the highest number of cases even as the maximum tests were conducted there to detect the dreaded virus.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Alex Marquez extends contract with Honda until 2022
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Honda Racing Corporation have extended the contract with Alex Marquez until the end of 2022. During 2020, the former Moto3 and Moto2 World Champion will race in the premier class aboard his Honda RC213V in the Repsol Honda Team.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
Few foreign nationals claim trial in Tablighi Jamaat case
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Foreign nationals from five countries on Monday did not plead guilty and claimed trial after not accepting the mild charges under the plea bargain process in the Tablighi Jamaat case.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Confident that Pilot will remain in party: K'taka Cong chief
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president D.K. Shivakumar on Monday hoped party's rebel leader and Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot would remain in the party.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
MB to not celebrate 'Mohun Bagan Day' due to COVID-19
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) City football giants Mohun Bagan will not celebrate the 'Mohun Bagan Day' by organising a "physical program" on July 29 this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Travancore royals hail SC order on Padmanabhaswamy temple
Thiruvananthapuram, July 13 (IANS) The Travancore royal family expressed happiness over the Supreme Court order on Monday upholding its rights in the administration of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Kerala,National
Punjab bans all public gatherings
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Stepping up its fight against Covid-19, the Punjab government on Monday imposed a complete ban on all public gatherings, while restricting social gatherings to five and marriages and other social functions to 30 instead of the current 50.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Radhika Madan reveals how photoshoots are after a 'leg day'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Radhika Madan's hilarious new photograph shows how a photoshoot is like after a "leg day".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Retail moratorium rates in Phase 2 receding as lockdown eases
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In a sign of economic activity picking up in the country post lifting of the lockdown measures, a lot lesser number of entities and individuals have come forward to take advantage of the extended period of moratorium on repayment of term loans and interest on working capital loans.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amid Rajasthan crisis, ED, IT raids on people close to Gehlot
Jaipur/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan political crisis took a new turn on Monday when the Income Tax and Enforcement Directorate teams raided multiple premises connected to people from Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's camp.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
'Virgin Bhanupriya' based on director's 'real-life' experience: Gautam Gulati
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The Urvashi Rautela-starrer "Virgin Bhanupriya" is based on a real-life experience of the upcoming film's director Ajay Lohan, claims Gautam Gulati, who play the male protagonist.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Yes Bank to trim corporate portfolio, focus on retail loans
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Yes Bank will focus more on giving retail loans and to MSMEs and will trim its corporate loan portfolio.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Google to pump in Rs 75,000cr to help India go digital (Ld)
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday announced a Google for India Digitisation Fund through which the company will invest Rs 75,000 crore, or approximately $10 billion, over the next five to seven years to drive digital transformation in the country.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Medical officer 2020: UPSC finalises 327 names
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday announced a list of 327 candidates selected in the 2020 Medical Officer Recruitment examination.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Telangana doctor drives tractor to ferry COVID victim's body
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) At a time when one comes across news reports and visuals of inhuman disposal of bodies of COVID-19 patients, a doctor in Telangana has set an example for others by driving a tractor to shift a coronavirus victim's body for burial.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Ghaghara river in spate in UP, farms and homes submerged
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The Ghaghara river in Uttar Pradesh is in spate and people are being evacuated to safer places from the villages in Mahsi tehsil of Bahraich district.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Would like to see East Bengal be a part of ISL, says Bengaluru FC CEO
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) With legendary club Mohun Bagan now becoming ATK Mohun Bagan to ply its trade in the Indian Super League (ISL), football fans in the country seem to be wanting their cross-town rivals East Bengal to reignite their rivalry in a new avatar altogether.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Covid-19 effect: 'Indian Idol' aspirants to audition from home
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) "Indian Idol" aspirants will audition for the show from their homes this season.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bhaker to train for 25m pistol at Delhi's Karni Singh Shooting Range
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Ace shooter Manu Bhaker will shift base to Delhi from her village home in Goria, Haryana to train for the 25m pistol event at Karni Singh Shooting Range.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
HC may hear plea against ban on social media use by soldiers
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court may on Tuesday hear a top army officer's plea against the order banning use of social networking platforms, like Facebook and Instagram, by the army personnel.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Gehlot MLAs sent to hotel after resolution on 'anti-party elements'
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Soon after the culmination of the CLP meeting at the Chief Minister's residence in Jaipur on Monday, Rajasthan Congress MLAs were sent to the Fairmont Hotel on the Delhi-Jaipur highway after the party passed a resolution raising a demand to punish "anti-party elements".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Parth Samthaan's first look in 'Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu' released
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) A day after Parth Samthaan tested Covid-10 positive, producer Ekta Kapoor shared the first look of the actor in her upcoming web show , "Mai Hero Boll Raha Hu".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rakul Preet Singh is 'waiting for the world to be normal'
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Rakul Preet Singh has described what "waiting for the world to be normal" is like for her, through her expressive snapshot on Instagram.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Covid-hit Indian IT services sector heads for deep downturn: ICRA
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The simultaneous supply and demand shocks owing to the coronavirus pandemic has hit the Indian IT services sector hard which is expected to witness a negative growth up to -3 per cent in the financial year 2021, as compared to an earlier forecast of 6-8 per cent growth, rating agency ICRA said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
63 moons moves HC to expedite CBI probe against Chidambaram
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The 63 moons technologies has moved the Bombay High Court to expedite the CBI probe against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and two retired bureaucrats Ramesh Abhishek and K. P. Krishnan on a complaint, alleging abuse of official position to damage the company in pursuance of a criminal conspiracy.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahul again attacks Modi on India-China LAC face-off
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Upping the ante against the BJP-led Central government over the India-China border face-off in Ladakh, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi indirectly accusing him of lying asleep and the nation paying the price for the same.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Scientists may have cracked the code to improve human longevity
New York, July 13 (IANS) In a big breaking discovery, the researchers may have found the beginnings of a path toward increasing human lifespan.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
HC seeks ECI response on plea for de-registration of Jagan's YSR Cong
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday sought a response from the Election Commission of India and others on a petition seeking de-registration of the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy led Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party, claiming that it has "illegally" and "unlawfully" used the abbreviation "YSR" which is an integral part of the petitioner's name.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Telangana HC extends stay on secretariat demolition
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Telangana High Court on Monday extended till July 15 the stay on the demolition of existing secretariat building for construction of a new complex.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC refuses to entertain plea on cancelling Amarnath Yatra
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said it cannot enter into the domain of the executive and district administration, as it declined to entertain a plea seeking a direction to the Centre, J&K administration and Shri Amarnath Shrine Board to cancel/restrict access of general public/devotees for the Amarnath Yatra this year in the backdrop of the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
No lay-offs by Wipro amid crorona crisis, no such plan: Chairman
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Global software major Wipro has not laid off any employee during the Covid-19 pandemic nor has any such plan at the moment, a top company official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Late Jagdeep's sons Jaaved and Naved pen emotional posts
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Jaaved Jaaferi and Naved Jafri have tweeted to express love and pride for their father, the later comedian Jagdeep.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Amazfit Verge Lite with AMOLED screen, GPS relaunched at Rs 4,999
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Wearable brand Huami on Monday relaunched Amazfit Verge Lite smartwatch with AMOLED screen and GPS in India for Rs 4,999.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
K'taka PUC board exam results on Tuesday: Minister
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Results of the second year Pre-University Course (PUC) board exams in Karnataka would be declared on Tuesday, said state Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Third term for Fernando Gomes as Portuguese football chief
Lisbon, July 13 (IANS) Fernando Gomes has been re-elected as president of the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) for a new four-year term.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Portugal,Sports,Football
1st US federal execution since 2003 to go ahead
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The first federal execution in the US after more than 17 years is set to go ahead in the state of Indiana on Monday following a ruling by an appeal court.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Brahmin cauldron boils with rage in UP over 'encounter' (IANS Special)
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The caste cauldron is simmering with rage in Uttar Pradesh and this time, it is the Brahmins who are at the centre of this political churning.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Independent adjudicator reserves order on Umar Akmal appeal
Lahore, July 13 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar, in his capacity as an independent adjudicator, reserved his order on Umar Akmals appeal after listening to the arguments of both sides on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Mohanlal on son Pranav's b'day: My little man is not so little any more
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Malayalam icon Mohanlal has penned a note wishing his son, actor Pranav Mohanlal, on the latter's 29th birthday on Monday, saying that his "little man" is not "so little anymore".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
HK expected to toughen social-distancing measures
Hong Kong, July 13 (IANS) The Hong Kong government is expected to announce tightening of social-distancing measures on Monday, after the city reported 52 new COVID-19 cases.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Delhi breathes easy as air quality improves to 'Good'
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The air quality of the national capital improved drastically on Monday, with the particulate matter with a diameter of 2.5 and 10 microns, which are too small to be filtered out of the body, mounting to 49 and 22 micrograms per cubic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Priyanka Gandhi steps in to pacify sulking Pilot
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) To diffuse the political crisis in Rajasthan and pacify a sulking Sachin Pilot, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has stepped in to keep the house in order.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former judge Agarwal visits Bikru village in UP
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 13 (IANS) Justice Shashikant Agarwal (retd), heading the judicial commission set up to probe the July 3 ambush wherein eight police officials were killed, visited Bikru village in Kanpur district on Monday as part of his assigned task.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CAS overturns Manchester City's Champions League ban
London, July 13 (IANS) The Court for Arbitration in Sport (CAS) on Monday overturned Manchester City's Champions League ban that would have seen them miss the next two editions of the top continental tournament.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Sunny Leone is 'social distancing at the beach'
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Sunny Leone hit the beach with her "hottie" Daniel Weber but was careful enough to maintain social distancing norms.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Question mark over countries parking gold with Bank of England
London, July 13 (IANS) A judgement by the UK High Court on denying access to Venezuela to its gold held in the Bank of England may have implications for safe keeping of other countries sovereign assets, according to Kartik Mittal, Partner, Zaiwalla & Co.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diplomacy,Politics
Amitabh Bachchan connects with 'extended family'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan is using social media to stay in touch with his admirers, whom he calls his "extended family", from his Covid ward at the hospital.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bengal MLA was 'killed' as he joined BJP: Tripura CM
Agartala, July 13 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday alleged that West Bengal legislator Debendra Nath Ray was killed because he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party last year.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Movement around black lives created extra motivation for WI, feels Sammy
London, July 13 (IANS) The Black Lives Matter movement provided extra motivation to the West Indies players as they pulled off a gutsy win over England in the first Test at Southampton on Sunday, feels former West Indies captain Darren Sammy.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
HK media mogul face incitement charges over banned vigil
Hong Kong, July 13 (IANS) Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and 12 opposition figures faced incitement charges on Monday over their roles in the banned June 4 vigil to mark the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Demand for online fitness products in India surge amid Covid-19
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) As fitness freaks and health-focused people stay inside due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the demand for online shopping of activewear and fitness gear products has surged in India.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Fujifilm's launches sleek smartphone printer in India
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Japanese photography and imaging major Fujifilm on Monday launched its latest smartphone printer Instax Mini Link in the Indian market for Rs 9,999.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
11 US soldiers in S.Korea test COVID-19 positive
Seoul, July 13 (IANS) Eleven more American service members newly assigned to South Korea have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the US military said on Monday, amid rising concerns about increases in imported cases.
2020-07-13
Category: International, South Korea,International
T'gana hospital head quits after row over corona victim's body
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Nizamabad Government General Hospital superintendent Nageshwar Rao resigned on Monday, two days after a video surfaced showing the body of a COVID-19 victim being carried in an auto-rickshaw.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Study reveals new strategies to control Covid-19 pandemic
London, July 13 (IANS) Strategies for the safe reopening of low and middle-income countries (LMICs) in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic must recognise that preserving people's health is as important as reviving the economy, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Rs 10,000 fine for spitting 'paan' in Ahmedabad
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has ruled that a hefty Rs 10,000 fine will be imposed on 'paan' shop owners if public spitting is noticed near their shops.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Our players need to develop attitude like Rapinoe: Maymol Rocky
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Indian senior womens team head coach Maymol Rocky has urged her players to 'develop an attitude' towards the game which is similar to 2019 FIFA World Cup Golden Ball and Golden Boot Award winner Megan Rapinoe.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Turmeric active principle can aid in cancer cell death: IITM
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) on Monday said its researchers have shown that the active principle from turmeric and curcumin can enhance cancer cell death caused by a protein called 'TNF-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Ligand' (TRAIL).
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Health/Medicine
Kalyan Singh appears before CBI court in Babri case
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh on Monday recorded his statement before the special CBI court that is hearing the Babri demolition case.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Google to invest Rs 75,000 crore to boost digitisation in India
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday announced a Google for India digitisation fund through which, the company will invest Rs 75,000 crore or approximately $10 billion over the next five to seven years to help India go digital.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Haryana CM gives nod for three medical colleges
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has accorded approval to set up three new medical colleges in the state and also to start DM Cardiology course at Pt BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) in Rohtak.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Foreign criminals to be banned from entering UK
London, July 13 (IANS) UK Home Secretary Priti Patel is set to announce on Monday a ban on foreign criminals sentenced to more than a year in jail from entering the country.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
This is one of my weak circuits: Hamilton after Styrian GP win
Spielberg, July 13 (IANS) Six-time formula one champion and Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton opened his account for the 2020 season as he romped home to a fine victory at the Styrian Grand Prix.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
PM Modi interacts with Sundar Pichai on tech, work culture
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on a wide range of subjects, particularly leveraging the power of technology to transform the lives of India's farmers, youngsters and entrepreneurs. They also spoke on the new work culture emerging during the corona crisis.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
20 UK areas potentially facing new lockdowns: Report
London, July 13 (IANS) A leaked UK government report has identified 20 council areas deemed to be most at risk from a new coronavirus outbreak.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Raj CM shows off strength, claims support of 100 MLAs
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) A day after Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot claimed that the Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan has turned into a minority government after some MLAs went with him, Chief Minister Gehlot on Monday showed a united force at the Legislature Party meeting throwing the show open to media claiming around 100 MLAs were still by his side.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Covid-19, gas price crash may push back PLL's $2.5-bn deal with Tellurian
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In what may be a big casualty of Covid-19 related market disruptions, India's Petronet LNG Ltd. may push back its $2.5 billion investment plan in US LNG developer Tellurian's upcoming Driftwood LNG terminal in Louisiana.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Why Diljit Dosanjh was initially hesitant to star in 'Soorma'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Punjabi singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh has revealed that he was initially hesitant to do the film "Soorma", based on the life of hockey player Sandeep Singh.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lucky to have been exposed to diversity at young age, says Sodhi
Auckland, July 13 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi feels he hasn't done 'enough' regarding creating awareness against racism and thus wants to do more this regard.
2020-07-13
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Salons, tattoo shops reopen in England after 4 months
London, July 13 (IANS) Beauty salons, nail bars and tattoo shops in England reopened on Monday after a four-month closure due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
TECNO launches SPARK 5 Pro with dot-in display, five cameras
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) TECNO, the global premium smartphone brand of Transsion Holdings, on Monday launched SPARK 5 Pro smartphone with a 6.6-inch display and a total of five cameras at Rs 10,499.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Railways on track to go green by 2030 with many initiatives
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In a bid to make itself carbon-free by 2030, the Indian Railways has initiated a number of major initiatives to mitigate global warming and combat climate change.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Over 7K illegal borewells sealed in Delhi: DPCB to NGT
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) As many as 19,661 illegal borewells have been identified in the national capital, out of which over 7,248 have been sealed and the rest will be shuttered in three months, the Delhi Pollution Control Board told the National Green Tribunal on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Doctor who managed Goa's only Covid hospital tests positive
Panaji, July 13 (IANS) Dr. Edwin Gomes, who had emerged as the face of Goa's Covid-19 treatment and care effort, and had served as the in-charge of medication of patients at the state's only designated Covid-19 hospital, has tested positive for the viral infection, a government spokesperson said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Indian couple on trial in Dubai for issuing death threats
Dubai, July 13 (IANS) An Indian man and his wife have gone on trial at a court in Dubai after being accused of issuing death threats, it was reported.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Lava extends registration date for 'Design in India Contest'
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Indian mobile handset brand Lava on Monday extended the deadline of its 'Design in India' contest till July 18. The decision has been taken owing to a large number of requests from all over the country for the extension of registrations.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Amit Sadh tests Covid-19 negative
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood actor Amit Sadh has tested negative for Covid-19. The actor had decided to get himself tested after Abhishek Bachchan, his "Breathe: Into The Shadows" co-star, tested Covid-19 positive late on Saturday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Poland's Andrzej Duda wins presidential run-off (Ld)
Warsaw, July 13 (IANS) Poland's incumbent President Andrzej Duda has secured a second five-year term after winning the presidential run-off in a tight race against the opposition-backed Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski, the National Electoral Commission (PKW) said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Poland,Politics
Priyanka Chopra has a loving note on mother-in-law Denis' birthday
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has posted an Instagram note to celebrate her mother-in-law Denis Jonas' birthday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood,Hollywood
Apparel exporters' body writes to PM for review of trade pacts
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) on Monday urged the central government to thoroughly review India's trade pacts with the EU, UK, US, Australia, and Canada, saying the country's apparel exports can double in three years if 'disadvantages' in the trade agreements are removed.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sharad Pawar should join NDA, says Athawale
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale has urged Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar to join the NDA. Athawale said that this is necessary for the development of both the country and Maharashtra.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ATK-MB merger will help Indian football grow globally, feels Osman
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The coming together of ATK and Mohun Bagan will not only help Indian football stride forward but it will also attract further global attention to the sport in the country, feels former England defender Russell Osman.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Delhi riots: Court rejects bail plea of Tahir Hussain
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday dismissed the bail application of suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor, Tahir Hussain, in connection with the murder of Intelligence Bureau (IB) staffer Ankit Sharma.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
L&T Board inducts Subramanian Sarma as Executive Director
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Larsen & Toubro on Monday said that its board of directors has decided to induct Subramanian Sarma, Non-Executive Director on the board as an Executive Director.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Corona reaches UP Speaker's office in Vidhan Sabha
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The Covid-19 infection has reached the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Nelson Mandela's daughter passes away (Ld)
Johannesburg, July 13 (IANS) Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South Africa's anti-apartheid icons Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, died here on Monday, the family has confirmed. She was 59.
2020-07-13
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Badshah collaborates with fans for 'Genda phool' Pahari version
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Rap star Badshah has collaborated with fans and singers to create a Pahari version of his hit track "Genda phool".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Pati, Patni aur Woh' spat spills on to Mumbai road
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) A public brawl between a woman and her husband on a busy south Mumbai road that disrupted traffic, leaving Mumbaikars both amused and irritated is doing the rounds on social media.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Mourinho not content with just finishing above Arsenal
London, July 13 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho stated he isn't content with just finishing over Arsenal in the Premier League table and reiterated his desire to help the club secure a place in next season's Europa League.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Bengal MLA death: BJP calls for shutdown, seeks CBI probe (Ld)
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Protesting against the unnatural death of West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Legislator from Hemtabad Debendra Nath Ray on Monday, the party called for a 12-hour shutdown in the district on Tuesday. The party also demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the matter.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
26 of Big B's staff members test negative for Covid-19
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Twenty-six staff members of Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan have tested negative for Covid-19.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
We are 75 but many MLAs want to join us: Raj BJP chief
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Amid the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan with Congress standing out open under two heads, BJP state president Satish Poonia on Monday said that they are 75 in number with their alliance RLP (3 seats) but many MLAs from other parties are ready to get associated with the BJP.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Gabriel has a massive heart, he's been through a lot: Holder
Southampton, July 13 (IANS) West Indies captain Jason Holder has heaped praise on Shannon Gabriel, saying what the pacer did in the first Test against England was "nothing surprising".
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan marks July 13 as Kashmir Martyrs Day
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) July 13, 2020 is being marked as Kashmir Martyrs Day in Pakistan with homage being paid to the people of Kashmir, who lost their lives in the revolt against the Dogra dynasty in 1931.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,National
Ahmedabad University offers 2020 graduates option to stay back
Ahmedabad, July 13 (IANS) With Covid-19 pandemic disrupting the world, leaving many in distress and confusion, the Ahmedabad University on Monday announced a new kind of support for its students so that the graduating batch of 2020 can opt to stay back and develop new skills for the post-pandemic world.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Education
When Sushant grooved to SRK's song from 'Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput's throwback videos have been doing the rounds on the Internet ever since he passed away. Actress Swastika Mukherjee, the late actor's co-star in "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!", recently took to her Instagram account and shared an old video of him.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
UP Assembly's monsoon session from August 20
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly will be held from August 20, official sources said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NZ women's cricket team regroup for first camp post lockdown
Lincoln, July 13 (IANS) The New Zealand women's cricket team regrouped for their first camp in Lincoln on Monday after coronavirus pandemic put a halt to sport in the country in March.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Stretched B'luru civic body seeks volunteer swab collectors
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Amid rising Covid cases and stretched medical infrastructure in the city, the civic body is seeking volunteer swab collectors and counsellors to advise the patients, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
2/3rd wants strict lockdown in 49 high load districts: Survey
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Worried over the rising number of cases, 69 per cent feel a stringent lockdown in 49 districts which have Indias 80 per cent case load is needed to contain spread of Covid 19, according to a survey by LocalCircles.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nelson Mandela's daughter passes away
Johannesburg, July 13 (IANS) Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South Africa's anti-apartheid icons Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, died here on Monday, according to the country's public broadcaster SABC reported.
2020-07-13
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
John Travolta's wife Kelly Preston Dies at 57
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Actor John Travolta's wife and actress Kelly Preston has died of breast cancer. She was 57.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Six more corona deaths, 616 new cases in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) Six more persons died of COVID-19 in Odisha took its death toll due to the virus to 70, even as 616 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours in the state, the Health Department said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
NYC reports zero COVID-19 deaths for 1st time
New York, July 13 (IANS) New York City hasreported zero new coronavirus deaths for the first time since early March, a milestone that comes as the number of COVID-19 cases have spiked in some other parts of the US, it was reported.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,International
Karnataka HC to hear only urgent cases during lockdown
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court (HC) would hear only urgent cases from Wednesday till further notice due to lockdown being re-imposed across the city from Tuesday to July 22 for containing the corona virus spread, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Mexico overtakes Italy with 4th-highest COVID-19 toll
Mexico City, July 13 (IANS) Mexico has overtaken Italy to be the country with the fourth-highest COVID-19 deaths in the world, according to data from the country's Health Ministry.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Mexico,International
Priyanka slams UP government on increasing corona cases
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over the 'rising' numbers of coronavirus cases in the state.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Our doors are open for Pilot and his MLAs, says Surjewala
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Monday said that the party has kept its doors open for Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and his MLAs.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
2 Jaish militants killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Two Jaish e Mohammad terrorists were killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
I always looked up to Sardar Singh, says Vishal Antil
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In 2017, when midfielder Vishal Antil came into the junior national coaching camp in SAI, Bengaluru, he would closely observe his senior compatriot Sardar Singh who trained at the same campus. The former India captain's discipline, his focus on the game and professionalism made Antil look up to him.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Shivarajkumar excited about 'Bhajarangi 2'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Kannada actor Shivarajkumar is excited about "Bhajarangi 2", and says the film has been made on a big scale.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Delhi HC extends all courts' interim orders till August 31
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday extended all interim orders passed by it and its subordinate courts in the national capital till August 31 in pending criminal and civil matters.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Glenmark cuts Fabiflu price by 27%
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has announced that it has commenced a Post Marketing Surveillance (PMS) study on FabiFlu to closely monitor the efficacy and safety of the drug in 1000 Covid patients that are prescribed with the oral antiviral.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Portfolios allocated in MP, Scindia loyalists get good share (Ld)
Bhopal, July 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday allocated portfolios to new ministers, eleven days after the expansion of the state council of ministers.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
One more Congress leader dies of Covid-19 in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Yet another leader of the opposition Congress party in Telangana died of Coronavirus on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Elvis Presley's grandson Benjamin Keough dies at 27
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Benjamin Storm Keough, son of Lisa Marie Presley and Elvis Presley's grandson, has died. He was 27.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
B'desh makes negative COVID-19 report mandatory to travel abroad
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has made it mandatory for everyone to take a certificate from authorised testing centres as evidence that they do not have coronavirus before travelling abroad, the Foreign Ministry said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
England underestimated Windies in Southampton Test, says Hussain
Southampton, July 13 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels the hosts made an error by not picking veteran speedster Stuart Broad in the first Test of the ongoing three-match series which led to their four-wicket defeat at the hands of West Indies at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mothers, newborns lose 20% health services due to Covid-19: Study
New York, July 13 (IANS) Mothers, newborns, young children and adolescents are losing 20 per cent of their health and social services due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report from a panel senior global health experts.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,National,Science/Tech
Vivo X50 series to launch in India on July 16
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Chinese smartphone brand Vivo has announced that it is going to launch premium flagship smartphone Vivo X50 series in the Indian market on July 16.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Taliban attacks kill 16 in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) Twelve policemen and four civilians were killed during Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's Kunduz and Badakhshan provinces, authorities said on Monday, adding that 11 insurgents also died.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
India worst hit by public Cloud security incidents: Survey
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Public Cloud security incidents hit India the hardest in the last year with 93 per cent of the country's organisations experiencing such an issue, said a survey of 26 nations by cybersecurity company Sophos on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Defence/Security
K'taka's Covid recovery rate lesser than national average
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka's Covid recovery rate is lesser than the national average, below 40 per cent, though it boasts of a lower fatality rate than the national average, a minister said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
PIA increases number of domestic flights
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) n response to improved travel needs, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to increase the number of its domestic flights, it was reported on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak's NA to take up anti-terror financing bills
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan's National Assembly will on Monday take up two crucial bills seeking amendments to the anti-terrorism act in order to fulfil international commitments and requirements of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
2020-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pilot's posters removed from outside Raj Cong HQ
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) In a harsh reality tap amid the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Pradesh Congress Committee President Sachin Pilot's posters were removed from outside the state headquarters premise on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
On this day: Kaif, Yuvraj script historic NatWest Trophy win
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) July 13 is etched into the memory of every Indian cricket follower as on this day, 18 years ago, Sourav Ganguly's troops defeated England in the NatWest Trophy final at the iconic Lord's in thrilling fashion.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
With rising diesel prices more trouble for transport sector
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Unexpected rise in diesel prices despite slower demand has put the transport sector at a big disadvantage as rising fuel cost has further shrunk its margins.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai Covid-19 doubling rate is 50 days ? highest in India
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) In a significant landmark, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has achieved a doubling-rate of 50 days for Covid-19 cases, a top official said here on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Travancore royal family's rights in Padmanabhaswamy temple affairs upheld
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the rights of the Travancore royal family in the affairs of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple of Thiruvananthapuram.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Business partner of Rajasthan CM's son under ED scanner
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Amid political crisis in Rajasthan, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday conducted raids at Hotel Fairmont in Jaipur.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Realme X3: Reliable buddy for gamers, camera lovers
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Handset maker Realme that entered India only last year has created a decent space in the Indian smartphone market. Now, the company has launched its 'Make in India' mid-premium 'X3' smartphone which is power-packed with premium features.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Thailand plans to improve, upgrade airports
Bangkok, July 13 (IANS) Thailand is planing to make improvements and upgrades of airports in some provinces with a 5.8 billion baht ($185 million) funding, a senior government official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Thailand,Business/Economy
Low-carb diet for weight loss?
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) Thinking weight loss usually means cutting carbohydrates - whether that's sugar or bread - out of your diet; the first option most people turn to.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Palazzo Versace Dubai launches if E-Gift Platform
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) With the pandemic impacting travel and hospitality, hotels and properties have had to innovate and come up with out of the box ideas to gain the confidence of their clientele.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
How to travel this summer
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) Summer travel inarguably looks different this summer, and while domestic stays, road trips and flexible bookings look like the road ahead, there's a lot you can do to make vacationing easier.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Monsoon treats
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) The monsoons brings with it a cravings for 'chai and samonsa', 'vada pav', deep fried Punugulu or South Indian favourite Murukku depending on which region you're in. There's nothing quite like Indian fast food to hit the spot. However with COVID-19 safety and hygiene standards, many of us our resigned to helping ourselves to not half as tasty, made-at-home variants.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal BJP MLA found mysteriously hanging in his village
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Legislator in West Bengal was found hanging in his village in North Dinajpur district on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Barcelona consider move for Brazilian teenager Maia
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) Barcelona have until this week to exercise an option to sign highly-rated Brazilian teenager Gustavo Maia, according to press reports in the South American country.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Avoid skin allergies caused by masks
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) Wearing a mask is a must, but this has led to many complaining of various skin issues. Masks create a hot and moist environment inside it, becoming the perfect breeding ground for bacteria and germs. These bacteria make the skin itchy and acne and rashe prone.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Afghan govt seeks new list of Taliban detainees
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) The Afghan government has asked the Taliban to provide a new list for the prisoners who have not been freed so far, but the militant group has insisted on the release of their inmates based on an existing list, sources said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
'Population of older adults increasing globally'
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) The world population is projected to reach 9.9 billion by 2050, an increase of more than 25 percent from this year. Older adults, aged 65 and older, now account for 9 percent of the global population, in part because of declining fertility rates, the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) has found.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lizzo opens up on dealing with anxiety issues
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Singer Lizzo feels like dying while battling anxiety issues.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
The growth of cloud kitchens in India
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) There is a certain distinction in the concept and coinage of the term 'cloud kitchen'; the concept of takeaway or delivery only, without dining, has been around for over half a century globally. While pizza and burger delivery points were prevalent in the West, in India we have the long standing tradition of tiffin/dabba services; these are essentially cloud kitchens and have been around for decades.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Now, IT raids on Raj Cong leaders
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan political crisis took a new turn on Monday when income tax investigators raided on premises belonging to people from Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's camp. Searches were underway in offices of veteran state Congress leaders, including Rajeev Arora and Dharmendra Chaudhary too. Unaccounted cash, jewellery, property papers and lockers were seized. The team also reached Bhilwara and Jhalawad and carried out searches, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Prominent Afghan journalist dies of COVID-19
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) A prominent Afghan journalist died of COVID-19, an independent media safety group protecting reporters' rights,said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
HP set to expand gaming portfolio with 2 affordable laptops in India
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) PC and printer major HP Inc is all set to expand its gaming portfolio in India at a much affordable pricing with the launch of two new laptops in its Omen and Pavilion series next week.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Samsung SpaceMax Family Hub refrigerator in India for Rs 1.97 lakh
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung on Monday expanded its Internet of Things (IoT) product portfolio in the country with the launch of a connected SpaceMax Family Hub refrigerator with a huge capacity of 657 litres.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rahul Gandhi takes a jibe at Shah over COVID-19 handling
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) As the total coronavirus cases in India inch towards the grim nine lakh mark, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday sharpened his attack on the Central government over its handling of the pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Malay Parliament reconvenes, COVID-19 bill may be tabled
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (IANS) Malaysia's lower house of Parliament reconvened on Monday for its third session of the year as the government led by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is expected to table bills on economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
Southampton Test: 'What a Test match to herald the return of cricket'
Southampton, July 13 (IANS) Cricket fraternity, including former and current cricketers, hailed the West Indies team for their outstanding win in the thrilling first Test of the ongoing three-match series against England.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
RIL's m-cap hits Rs 12 lakh cr, shares at fresh high
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) on Monday became the first Indian company to reach market capitalisation of Rs 12 lakh crore, with shares reaching a fresh high of Rs 1,938.80.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Mueller will be asked to testify on Russia probe'
Washington, July 13 (IANS) US Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said that he will ask former special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before the panel over the latter's probe into the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
More COVID-19 cases among N.California low-income communities
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) The COVID-19 pandemic has not impacted everyone equally in Northern California, with the majority of the confirmed cases reported among the lower-income communities across the San Francisco Bay Area, a media report said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
How the pandemic has hit Ola, Uber hard in India
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Before the world realised the enormity of Covid-19 repercussions, ride-hailing companies Ola and Uber just appeared set for a long drive of fast-paced growth.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Sensex up 300 points, Nifty above 10,800
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices rose on Monday morning with the BSE Sensex gaining over 300 points, tracking gains in the Asian indices. The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also was trading above the 10,800-mark.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Innumerable stories about Vikas Dubey emerge
Kanpur (UP), July 13 (IANS) The Vikas Dubey episode, with its thrills, twists and turns, has paved the way for innumerable 'stories' -- some of them fables -- from people known and unknown.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Snapchat rolls out in-app mental health support in India
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat, on Monday announced in-app support to its users in India who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis or those who want to learn more about these issues in order to help friends especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Health/Medicine
Portfolios allocated, Narottam Mishra gets MP Home
Bhopal, July 13 (IANS) After the second expansion of Shivraj Singh Chouhan's cabinet in Madhya Pradesh, the speculation over the last 10 days regarding the allocation of portfolios has come to an end. The list was officially released on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Organised criminal gangs from Liverpool on the rise
London, July 13 (IANS) The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has revealed that organised criminal gangs from Liverpool have risen to the top of the country's underworld and dominate the firearms and drugs-trade outside London.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Google Stadia to add 'Far Cry 6' game in February 2021
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) French video game company Ubisoft has released the first trailer for Far Cry 6 game that would make its way to Stadia Cloud gaming service, alongside other consoles, on February 18 next year.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Mafia' actress Anindita Bose: 'My idea is to go with the flow'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Anindita Bose, who plays a pivotal role in the new web series "Mafia", says being a Mumbai girl she has to float between the city and Kolkata to maintain her space as an actor in the Bengali entertainment industry.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pilot is not responding to calls :Raj Cong in-charge
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Ahead of the Congress legislature party meeting, party's Rajasthan In-charge Avinash Pande has said that Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot is not responding to calls and has not been communicating.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP police 'encounters' criminals with 'operation clean'
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The massacre of eight police personnel in Bikru village on July 3 has spurred the UP police into action and an all-out offensive against criminals has been launched in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fauci sidelined by WH despite COVID-19 surge: Report
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Despite his leading role in the US' fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, America's top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci has been sidelined by the White House, according to a media report.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
All eyes on Congress meeting in Jaipur
New Delhi/Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Amid the political turmoil in Rajasthan, senior leaders of the Congress are keeping an eye on the legislature party meeting to be held in Jaipur on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Arrest in Zaha racial abuse case will hopefully deter keyboard warriors: Archer
Southampton, July 13 (IANS) England cricketer Jofra Archer has said that the arrest of a 12-year-old boy for sending racist messages to Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha will hopefully deter the keyboard warriors.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket,Football
India records 28,701 Covid-19 cases, 500 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India recorded its highest single-day spike of 28,701 coronavirus cases and 500 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 8,78,254 cases with a total of 23,174 deaths, the Health Ministry's data stated on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
40% of COVID-19 cases in US asymptomatic: CDC
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Around 40 per cent of the confirmed coronavirus cases in the US were asymptomatic, according to the country's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,International
Sri Lankan PM suspends ruling party rallies
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has informed the ruling political party, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), to temporarily halt election rallies following a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases from a drug rehabilitation centre.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Use of Ashwagandha on Covid warriors: BHU to study
Varanasi, July 13 (IANS) The Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will study the use of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) as a test drug for prophylactic use among frontline health workers and Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra) for supplementary therapy as a standard treatment of Corona patients with mild and moderate symptoms.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Amit Trivedi: I am 'out of the box' by all means
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood composer Amit Trivedi says he cannot stop experimenting with music. Perhaps, that has become his signature sound. It would seem like a trademark for the young National Award winner, going by his work in "Dev.D", "Udaan", "No One Killed Jessica", "Bombay Velvet", or "Manmarziyaan".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cong leaders booked for violating prohibitory orders
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 13 (IANS) Congress Secretary Vivek Bansal, and 37 other party workers, have been booked by Aligarh police for allegedly violating prohibitory orders while staging a protest, two days ago, against inflation.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Agra markets to open 5 days a week
Agra, July 13 (IANS) After the 55-hour long lockdown ended, early Monday, the hustle and bustle returned to the markets here and the traffic movement increased on the highways, though historical monuments, including the Taj Mahal remains closed for visitors.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Don't regret leaving Broad out, says Stokes after Southampton loss
Southampton, July 13 (IANS) Stand-in England captain Ben Stokes doesn't regret the decision to leave veteran pacer Stuart Broad out of the playing XI for the first Test against the West Indies which the hosts lost by four wickets at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Microsoft joins Google to create new generation of web apps
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Microsoft and Google have joined hands to help web developers get their Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) into the Play Store.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UP govt orders relocation of farmers in Jewar airport project
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has issued a notification for acquisition of over 48 hectares of land to relocate around 3,600 people affected by the Jewar International airport project.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Israeli cabinet approves grants for unemployed, business owners
Jerusalem, July 13 (IANS) The Israeli cabinet approved has grants for the unemployed, self-employed and business owners amid growing public criticism over the government's handling of the economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Serie A: AC Milan hold Napoli 2-2 at San Paolo
Rome, July 13 (IANS) AC Milan extended their unbeaten run in Serie A to six matches after they played out a 2-2 draw against Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Second wave of floods feared in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) Bangladesh State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Md Enamur Rahman said that at least 23 districts were predicted to experience a second wave of floods with the rise of water levels in major rivers due to heavy rains.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Argentinian clubs seek Copa Libertadores postponement
Buenos Aires, July 13 (IANS) Four of the five Argentinian football clubs participating in this year's Copa Libertadores have asked for the tournament's scheduled restart to be postponed by at least a week.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
SL shuts schools again after spike in COVID-19 cases
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Education Ministry said that all schools across the island-nation will be shut from July 13-17 following a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
COVID-19 could've existed long before outbreak: WHO official
Moscow, July 13 (IANS) The novel coronavirus could have existed in a dormant state long before its outbreak, Melita Vujnovic, the representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) to Russia, has said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,International
Gunfight on between terrorists & security forces in J&K
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) An encounter between terrorists and security forces broke out in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday, the police said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Explorer of Peripheries -- Praneet Soi
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) While he has always been intrigued by the media gaze towards different events, he feels that it is imperative for him to enter those areas and look at what popular media prefers to ignore -- be it Kashmir or Palestine ('Anamorphosis', body of three works at London's The Mosaic Rooms-2019 informed by his experiences of the two places).
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Raftaar: India has a fair share of favouritism and nepotism
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Popular rapper Raftaar feels muscle and money power are great tools to intimidate those who are fresh in the music business, adding that we need to give an equal chance to everyone irrespective of their lineage.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Global COVID-19 cases near 12.9mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases was nearing 12.9 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 568,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,International
Duda marginally ahead in Polish presidential run-off
Warsaw, July 13 (IANS) Poland's incumbent president Andrzej Duda was ahead by a tiny margin in Sunday's presidential run-off, showed an Ipsos exit poll.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Poland,Politics
South Africa bans alcohol sales again to combat Covid-19
Johannesburg, July 13 (IANS) South Africa has introduced new restrictions, including another ban on alcohol sales, to help contain the spread of coronavirus.
2020-07-13
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Regina King on doing socially relevant yet entertaining work
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Regina King says it is always an honour to be part of a piece of work that is entertaining and socially relevant.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
21 injured in US Navy ship fire in San Diego
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) A total of 21 people, including 17 sailors and four civilians, were injured in a fire on a US Navy ship at Naval Base San Diego in California, authorities said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
UN expresses readiness to support Libya in security sector reform
Tripoli, July 13 (IANS) The Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Libya, Stephanie Williams, expressed readiness to support Libyan authorities in security sector reform, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Florida sets new record for daily coronavirus cases
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The US state of Florida reported 15,299 new coronavirus cases, shattering not only its own previous single-day records, but also those of any other state as the pandemic continued to rage in the country.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Sudan scraps apostasy law and alcohol ban for non-Muslims
Khartoum, July 13 (IANS) After more than 30 years of Islamist rule, Sudan has outlined wide-reaching reforms including allowing non-Muslims to drink alcohol, and scrapping the apostasy law and public flogging.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
With 21 new deaths UK COVID-19 toll rises to 44,819
London, July 13 (IANS) Another 21 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Saturday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,819, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
'Trump wanted to sell Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria'
Washington, July 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump considered selling Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the destructive Hurricane Maria in 2017, former acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke has told the New York Times.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
One dead as major fire breaks out at Delhi Gate
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) One person died after a major fire broke out at Delhi Gate here in the intervening night of Sunday and Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pilot will not join BJP, reveal sources; but speaks with friend Scindia while incommunicado
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Amid the raging political crisis in Rajasthan and a catalogue of speculation, sources aware about the developments revealed that the Rajasthan's Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress President Sachin Pilot will not join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pope 'pained' by Hagia Sophia mosque decision
Vatican City, July 13 (IANS) Pope Francis has said he's "pained" by Turkey's decision to convert Istanbul's Hagia Sophia back into a mosque.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Holy See (vatican City State),Politics
Sachin Pilot's office sealed in Jaipur
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot's office here has been reportedly sealed on Sunday after two employees of the department tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
4 aides of terrorists arrested in J&K
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police, along with security forces, have arrested four terrorist aides during two separate search operations in North Kashmir's Bandipore district on Sunday, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Govt tells PTI to pay Rs 84.48 cr for 'breaches' in its office premise
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Land & Development Office, which comes under the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, has sent a notice to news agency PTI, demanding it to cough up more than Rs 84 crore as penalty. The notice dated July 7 says that the penalty has been imposed due to "breaches" at its office in Delhi.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media
Pradyuman Singh gets quick reward on joining BJP (2nd Ld)
Bhopal, July 12 (IANS) Hours after joining the BJP, former Congress MLA Pradyuman Singh Lodhi has been made the chairman of the Civil Supplies Corporation. He will hold the rank of a cabinet minister.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
TRS workers attack BJP MP's convoy in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) workers attacked the convoy of BJP MP Dharmapuri Arvind in Warangal Urban district on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
B'desh health workers charged with selling fake Covid certificates
Dhaka, July 12 (IANS) More than a dozen Bangladeshi health workers have been arrested on charges of selling thousands of fake Covid-19 certificates, officials confirmed on Sunday, as the country reels under a surge in the number of coronavirus cases.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Hindu Samhati leader Tapan Ghosh died of Covid-19
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Right-wing organisation Hindu Samhati leader Tapan Ghsoh, 67, who had tested Covid-19 positive, died at a city hospital on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Amitabh Bachchan thanks fans, friends for concern and prayers
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday tweeted to express gratitude to fans, well-wishers and colleagues for showering concern and prayers, after he and his family members tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Eng v WI 1st Test: Blackwood, Gabriel star as Windies win thriller
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) Jermaine Blackwood and Shannon Gabriel starred with bat and ball respectively as the West Indies beat England by four wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, on Day 5 of the absorbing first Test at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pradyuman Singh gets quick reward on joining BJP (Ld)
Bhopal, July 12 (IANS) Hours after joining BJP, former Congress MLA Pradyuman Singh Lodhi has been made the chairman of the Civil Supplies Corporation. He will hold the rank of a cabinet minister. The pro tem speaker promptly accepted his resignation as Congress MLA on Sunday and Bada Malahara seat was declared vacant. Pradyuman Lodhi joined the BJP on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
J&K Police crack terror case within 4 hours
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) The J&K Police have arrested the two terrorists who lobbed grenades on a Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) deployment, which did not explode, just four hours after the incident.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
1,269 new cases push Telangana's Covid tally to over 34K
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Telangana on Sunday reported 1,269 new COVID-19 cases, taking the state's tally to 34,671.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Centre extends import compliance relief for gems, jewellery sector
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) In view of the Covid-19 pandemic situation, the government has extended relief to the gems and jewellery sector by relaxing the requirement of re-import of cut and polished diamonds, which have been sent abroad for certification and grading, by three months.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
48 including 28 cops test positive at Telangana Raj Bhavan
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) As many as 48 people including 28 police personnel at Telangana Raj Bhavan, the official residence of the state governor, have tested positive for COVID-19.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
CBDT provides utility for TDS rates on cash withdrawals
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has facilitated a new functionality for banks and post offices to ascertain TDS applicability rates on cash withdrawal of above Rs 20 lakh in case of a non-filer of the income-tax return and that of above Rs 1 crore in case of a filer of the income-tax return.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Assam flood situation worsens; 13 lakh affected, toll at 44
Guwahati, July 12 (IANS) The flood situation in Assam worsened further on Sunday with two more persons losing their lives in the deluge in Nagaon district, taking the death toll to 44 in the state, while the situation deteriorated across 24 of the 33 districts, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
UP govt issues guidelines for university academic session
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has issued new guidelines regarding the beginning of the next academic session in the state universities.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Divvya Chouksey no more, shared goodbye note hours before death
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Divvya Chouksey, who worked in the film "Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara", passed away on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Highest single day surge in J&K, 357 test Covid positive
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) A total of 357 people tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday as the number of COVID-19 infected persons rose to 10,513 in the union territory.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Ashok Gehlot govt in minority, says Sachin Pilot
Jaipur, July 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot will not attend the legislative party meeting scheduled to be held on Monday, and has openly announced that the Ashok Gehlot-led government in the state is in minority after over 30 Congress and some Independent MLAs pledged support to him.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
2,627 fresh COVID-19 cases take K'taka tally to 38,843; toll 684
Bengaluru, July 12 (IANS) Karnataka has recorded 2,627 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 38,843 in the state, while the death toll mounted to 684, a health official said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Dada came to our dressing room..told him not to worry: Sangakkara
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara has spilled the beans on an incident during the 2002 Champions Trophy final where then India captain Sourav Ganguly had reached out to the Lankan dressing room. The two finals in that year's Champions Trophy were washed out and India and Sri Lanka were declared joint-winners.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Qualcomm to invest Rs 730 cr in Jio Platforms
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The investment spree into Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms continues, with technology major Qualcomm coming in with Rs 730 crore to pick up 0.15 per cent stake.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hema Malini quashes rumours of ill health in video post
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Veteran actress-politician Hema Malini on Sunday posted a video to quash rumours of her ill health that started doing the rounds soon after Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan were hospitalised with Covid infection.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Real talent is always valued: Shaan
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Bollywood playback singer and composer Shaan feels an artist, who has struggled hard, would always like to provide opportunities to their children, and says eventually real talent matters the most.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Russia 1st nation to finish human trials for Covid-19 vaccine
Moscow, July 12 (IANS) Russia has become the first nation to complete clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine on humans, and the results have proven the medication's effectiveness, the media reported on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Vande Bharat: Air India announces 14 more flights between India, UK
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) National carrier Air India on Sunday announced 14 additional flights between India and the United Kingdom under Vande Bharat Mission, for the evacuation of Indians stuck in the UK amid COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Eng v WI 1st Test, Day 5: Blackwood keeps WI on course for victory (Tea)
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) Jermaine Blackwood struck a resilient half century to keep West Indies on course for victory as they were 143/4 at Tea, needing 57 more runs against England on Day 5 of the first Test at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday. The hosts need 6 wickets.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Abhishek Bachchan urges all to remain cautious, follow all rules
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan tweeted on Sunday evening urging everyone to remain cautious and follow rules, in the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Styrian GP: Hamilton eases to victory as Vettel & Leclerc collide
Spielberg, July 12 (IANS) Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday clinched a dominant victory at the Styrian Grand Prix after both Ferraris (Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc) had to retire following a collision in the first lap.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC in J&K's Rajouri
Jammu, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan again resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
R'sthan crisis: The story of a nose-diving Pilot and soaring Gehlot! (IANS Exclusive)
Jaipur, July 12 (IANS) The greed of Ashok Gehlot to keep his power intact and the hunger of Sachin Pilot to stay strong in the larger picture is the reason for the tussle which triggered the Congress crisis in Rajasthan.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
SI nabbed for tipping off Dubey on police raid moves SC seeking protection
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A plea has been moved by sub-inspector K.K. Sharma, who was arrested by the UP STF for tipping off Vikas Dubey and his gang about the police raid in Kanpur, seeking protection for himself and his wife from the Uttar Pradesh police.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
V-shaped recovery unlikely for Indian economy: Survey
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India is unlikely to witness a sharp turnaround in its economic growth amid the pandemic as there has been limited fiscal support from the government so far, according to a survey of economists by FICCI.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally crosses 2.5L, toll at 10,289
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) The number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra crossed 2.5 lakh to reach 254,427, the active cases the 1 lakh-mark to touch 103,516, and the state reported 173 more deaths taking the Covid-19 toll to 10,289, according to officials here on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
AIIEA against halting merger of 3 non-life insurers
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) The All India Employees' Association (AIIEA), one of the major unions in the non-life insurance sector, has urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that the merger process of three public sector general insurance companies (PSGICs) be continued.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Punjab all set to impose more stringent curbs
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Amid spiralling Covid cases, the Punjab government is all set to impose more stringent curbs in the state, including further restrictions on social, public and family gatherings, as well as mandatory wearing of masks even while working.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tata Sons withheld facts on collection of deposits from public: Mistry
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Tata Sons and its board of directors withheld material facts related to collection of deposits from the public and it is a "de facto and de jure public limited company", says the counter filed by ousted Chairman Cyrus Mistry in the Supreme Court.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
879 fresh Covid cases take Gujarat's tally close to 42K
Gandhinagar, July 12 (IANS) Gujarat once again recorded the highest spike of 879 coronavirus cases, taking the total count close to 42,000-mark, state health officials said on Sunday. Gujarat's total fatalities has now reached 2,047 with 13 more succumbing to the virus on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab CM sets up SIT to probe Covid testing scam
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged Covid testing scam by Tulli lab in Amritsar, while warning that his government would not allow private hospitals or laboratories to profiteer from this unprecedented crisis facing humanity.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Varavara Rao's family appeals to government to save his life
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Family members of Telugu poet and writer Varavara Rao, who is currently lodged in Navi Mumbai's Taloja jail in the Bhima Koregaon case, on Sunday appealed to the government for his immediate release in view of his deteriorating health.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
4,244 new cases swell TN's Covid tally to 138,470
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu reported 4,244 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the states Covid-19 tally to 138,470, the state Health Department said on Sunday. A total of 68 persons have died of the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the states death toll to 1,966.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Crystal Palace footballer Zaha subjected to online racial abuse
London, July 12 (IANS) English Premier League side Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha has been subjected to racial abuse on social media, the forward shared screenshots ahead of Sunday's Premier League game at Aston Villa.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Amid Rajasthan crisis Sarah Pilot attacks CM on Twitter
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Amid political crisis in Rajasthan, Sarah Pilot, wife of Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, on Sunday, attacked Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot without taking his name.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India needs 'a Manmohan Singh': Sharad Pawar
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Given the current financial crisis, India needs an economic expert like former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar said here on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'Super 30' turns one, Mrunal Thakur gets nostalgic
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) It's a flashback Sunday for actress Mrunal Thakur as she went down the memory lane and recalled shooting for "Super 30", which was released a year ago.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Terrorists hurl grenades at CAPF party, don't explode
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Few motorcycle borne terrorists hurled grenades at a deployment of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) in Chersoo Awantipora in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, which did not explode, causing no damage.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Delhi's Covid rate slows; 1,573 new cases, 37 deaths
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The national capital witnessed 1,573 new cases and 37 deaths, raising the coronavirus tally to 1,12,494 and toll to 3,371, according to the Delhi government's daily bulletin, here on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
COVID-19: Man United U-23 goalkeeper extends helping hand
Manchester, July 12 (IANS) Manchester United U-23 goalkeeper Paul Woolston has come out to help during the COVID-19 lockdown by joining forces with a fans' museum in his locality to provide a boost to the community.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
With Rahul's intervention Raj Cong crisis may defuse
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Amid the political crisis in Rajasthan, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had a conversation with Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, claimed sources in the party.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FICCI survey predicts 4.5% contraction in India's FY21 GDP
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With economic activities coming to a halt amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, the Indian economy is expected to record a negative 4.5 per cent growth rate in the current financial year, according to the FICCI's Economic Outlook Survey.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
DMK MLA arrested in shooting case
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police on Sunday arrested DMK lawmaker representing Thiruporur, L. Idhayavarman, in connection with shooting at an AMMK party worker over a land dispute.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sumukhi Suresh condemns rape threats on female comics
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Digital sensation Sumukhi Suresh, known for breaking stereotypes with her acting and stand-up comedy gigs, has strongly condemned online abuse against female comics, adding that the trend is disturbing that all the hate ends with rape threats.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
HAI suggests long-term plan, incentives for J&K tourism
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Extending its support for the revival of tourism in Jammu & Kashmir, the Hotel Association of India (HAI) has suggested formulation of a long-term tourism development plan and incentives for the stakeholders for growth of the sector in the Union Territory.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hockey Pro League ideal test for us before Olympics, says Manpreet
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team chief coach Graham Reid has said that the tough competition against top nations in the 2020 FIH Hockey Pro League season will help his team prepare best for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
NCW seeks action against man for giving rape threat to comedian
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) has written to the Gujarat Police, seeking action against a man who gave open rape threat to a female comedian.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Abhishek Bachchan confirms Aishwarya, Aaradhya are Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan tweeted to confirm on Sunday evening that his wife, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and daughter Aaradhya had tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shami leaving no stone unturned, posts workout video
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami is leaving no stone unturned in his bid to be in shape during this period away from cricket because of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Scindia says Pilot too persecuted, Cong has its deja vu moment
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As Rajasthan politics heats up over Congress Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot being summoned by the police of his own government, his old party colleague turned BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has added to the intra-Congress tussle by saying that Pilot is being "persecuted" by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IIIT Delhi develops AI model to repurpose existing drugs to treat Covid-19
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Delhi) on Sunday said it has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) model for drug repositioning in the treatment of Covid-19.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
PCB yet to zero in on major sponsorship deal for cricket team
Lahore, July 12 (IANS) In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic which has weakened their financial position, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) may not get any good sponsorship deal for the senior national team.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
B'luru girl who drowned in Bellandur drain yet to be traced
Bengaluru, July 12 (IANS) The police and the rescue teams are yet trace a six-year-old girl suspected to have been washed away in the city's Bellandur drain, an official said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scientists spot brain cells that trigger sugar cravings in humans
New York, July 12 (IANS) In what could control an unchecked sweet tooth in some people that leads to diabetes and obesity, new research has identified specific brain cells that control how much sugar you eat and how much you crave sweet tasting food.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Make a WhatsApp voice or video call with Google Assistant
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Google recently announced that Assistant would be able to make video and audio calls with WhatsApp.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Godrej Properties focuses on gaining market share amid Covid crisis
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Godrej Properties' Executive Chairman Pirojsha Godrej has said the company will focus on increasing its market share in the financial year 2020-21 amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Singing therapeutic for me: Malaika Arora
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora says a lot of people don't know the fact that she can "actually sing".
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kashmir encounter over, search operation continues
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) The encounter that started between terrorists and security forces in Reban area of Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday morning ended in the afternoon.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
"Kasautii Zindagii Kay" actor Parth Samthaan is Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" fame actor Parth Samthaan has tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Corona testing reaches 8K per million, nearly 63% cured
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As India on Sunday recorded 8.5 lakh coronavirus cases, the testing per million crossed 8,000 figure with 62.93 per cent patients recovering from the disease, a positive sign amid pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
LeBron James to not wear social justice message on NBA restart
New York, July 12 (IANS) NBA superstar LeBron James will be one of 17 players who will not be wearing a social justice message on the back of his jersey when the season resumes in Orlando, Florida. James said that he felt doing so did not resonate with his "mission".
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Rajasthan crisis should be shortlived: Singhvi
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With its government in Rajasthan on the brink, Congress managers are looking for ways to call a truce between the warring camps led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy Sachin Pilot.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Southampton Test: Archer, Wood put England back in driver's seat (Lunch)
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) England gun-quicks Jofra Archer and Mark Wood breathed fire as West Indies lost their way in a run chase of 200, reeling at 35/3 at Lunch on Day 5 of the first Test at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gambhir recalls his days with Dhoni as roommates
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir recently went down the memory lane and revisited the time when he shared room with veteran wicketkeeper-batsman M.S. Dhoni.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cong's 'Hardik experiment' aimed at wooing Patels in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, July 12 (IANS) After pursuing KHAM for more than three decades, the Congress in Gujarat has made a change in its focus and now plans to woo the Patel community into the party-fold.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Snow cover in Himachal fell marginally this year: Study
Shimla, July 12 (IANS) The snow cover mapping in Himachal Pradesh from October last year to May this year showed a marginal fall of about 0.72 per cent in the total area as compared to the previous year, a government study said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Delhi Police steps up drive to verify tenants ahead of I-Day
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Ahead of Independence Day celebrations, Delhi Police have stepped up tenant verification drive across different districts in Delhi.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Elisabeth Moss not afraid to put up a fight
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Actress Elisabeth Moss feels she has a strong personality and says she is good at "fighting back".
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP rakes up lab technician recruitment issue in WB
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The recruitment of 22 Muslim lab technicians in a blood bank in Nadia district in West Bengal has turned into a political slugfest.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Barcelona striker Griezmann injured, could miss remaining games
Barcelona, July 12 (IANS) FC Barcelona striker Antoine Griezmann is set to miss his team's final two LaLiga matches after pickup up a thigh injury during Saturdays 1-0 win over Real Valladolid.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
India leading successful fight against COVID-19: Shah
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said India was leading a successful fight in managing the coronavirus pandemic at a time when health services of most countries were collapsing.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
BCA associations ask BCCI chief to discuss Bihar's issues in Apex Council meet
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The chairman of a meeting of Bihar Cricket Associations districts has written to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, requesting him to discuss the issues of the state association in the next apex council meet scheduled to take place on July 17.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Walmart to launch Amazon Prime like subscription service: Report
San Francisco, July 12 (IANS) The retail giant Walmart is reportedly planning to unveil a new subscription service called Walmart+ that will offer similar benefits to Amazon Prime.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
B'luru civic body to hire 1,700 health professionals
Bengaluru, July 12 (IANS) The city civic body has initiated the process to recruit 1,700 medical professionals, doctors, staff nurses and support staff to scale up its workforce to establish 30,000 Covid care beds, an official said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
I hated my part of the game: Paine on struggles post 2010 injury
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Australian Test captain Tim Paine has said that his career threatening injury in 2010 had led to him hating wicketkeeping and he faced a lot of confidence issues.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
77% companies face revenue drop amid Covid pandemic: Report
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Around 77 per cent business organisations have witnessed a drop in their revenue as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, according to a recent global survey.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Another record high of 1,933 new corona cases in Andhra
Amaravati, July 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported another record single-day tally of 1,933 new coronavirus cases in 24-hours ending 9 am on Sunday, the fourth consecutive day of an all-time high number of daily cases, and 19 more casualties -- another record.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Air India's Finance Dept red flagged crores in payment made to pilot
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Finance Department of Air India has red flagged payments running into crores of rupees and foreign exchange in thousands of dollars over several months made to a pilot, Karan Mann in 2018, who was facing complaints of receiving excess payments as he was allegedly not flying.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sweat is not possible everywhere in the world: Bhuvneshwar
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) India fast-bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels it is going to be a challenge with the saliva ban to shine the ball in place as sweat is not possible everywhere in the world.
2020-07-12
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
12 Rajasthan 'rebel' Cong MLAs camping at Maneser hotel
Gurugram, July 12 (IANS) Twelve Congress legislators of Rajasthan, who have put the Ashok Gehlot government in quandary after reportedly deciding to extend support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), are camping at ITC Grand Bharat, the five-star hotel in Maneser of the Gurugram district.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
'Forces trying to destabilise Congress govt in Rajasthan won't succeed'
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Amid the crisis in the Congress-led Rajasthan government, party state in-charge Avinash Pandey asserted that forces trying to destabilise the Ashok Gehlot government will not succeed and the party MLAs are intact.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2 ATM cheats arrested for duping people in Delhi
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Delhi police have arrested two men for allegedly cheating people mainly women and senior citizens by cloning their ATM cards.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rijiju to hold 2-day video conference with sports ministers of all states, UTs
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju will be meeting ministers in charge of the department of Youth Affairs and Sports from all states and union territories in a two-day video conference on Tuesday and Wednesday to chart out the roadmap for grassroot-level sports development as well as the activities of Nehu Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and National Service Scheme (NSS), across the country.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
England have a decision to make on Denly: Vaughan
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels Joe Denly, who has been struggling for form, should make room for Joe Root when the latter returns for the second Test against the West Indies.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Abhishek's 'Breathe' co-star Amit Sadh to get Covid-19 test done
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) After Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for Covid-19, actor Amit Sadh, who worked with the former in "Breathe: Into The Shadows", has decided to get his Covid-19 test done.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Madhuri Dixit recalls working with late Saroj Khan in 'Devdas'
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) On the completion of 18 years of "Devdas", actress Madhuri Dixit Nene recalled how late veteran choreographer Saroj Khan gave one of the finest dance performances of her career.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shiv Sena (Taksali) chief held over 'objectionable' video
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Punjab Police on Sunday arrested Shiv Sena (Taksali) chief Sudhir Suri over a viral video clip allegedly denigrating women and inciting enmity between different groups, after a nearly 1,300-km chase that ended in Indore in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress leaders work the numbers to retain power in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 12 (IANS) Even as the battle of one-upmanship between two Congress camps led by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy Sachin Pilot plays out in the open, state Congress leaders are busy working the numbers and calculating permutations and combinations to ensure the party's government remains safe.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Tom Holland flaunts his abs in mirror selfie
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Actor Tom Holland showed off his abs in a mirror selfie before starting shoot of his upcoming film "Uncharted".
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Will get married once Afghanistan win World Cup, says Rashid Khan
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Star Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has revealed his marriage plans, saying he will tie the knot only once the country lifts the World Cup, crickets biggest prize.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Doubt you'll find anyone who didn't get along with MS, says Graeme Smith
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former South Africa captain and current Director of Cricket South Africa Graeme Smith has said it is hard to find anyone in world cricket that didn't get along with veteran Indian wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Cement makers' body writes to govt on vested rights in mining
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA) has written to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade raising concern over the likelihood of deletion of section 10A(2)(b) of the MMDR Amendment Act, 2015.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
China raises flood response to 2nd-highest level
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) China on Sunday raised the emergency response for flood control to Level II, the second-highest in the response system, as heavy rains continued to lash vast stretches of the country.
2020-07-12
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'COVID-19 particles can remain infectious in air for over an hr'
London, July 12 (IANS) Wendy Barclay, chairwoman in influenza virology at Imperial College London, has said that coronavirus particles can remain infectious in the air for more than an hour.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Jennifer Aniston to be Katy Perry daughter's godmother
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has chosen her longtime friend and actress Jennifer Aniston to be her future daughter's godmother.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
FM reviews Aatmanirbhar Bharat package, Rs 62k cr disbursed under ECLGS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman has reviewed the progress of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat economic package's implementation in matters related to the Finance and Corporate Affair Ministries.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple Arcade adds puzzle adventure game 'Creaks'
San Francisco, July 12 (IANS) Apple's subscription-based gaming service Arcade has added a new puzzle adventure game "Creaks" for its users.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
British IS inmate killed in Syria: Report
London, July 12 (IANS) A Briton who left London to join the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Syria has died while being held in prison in the country, according to a media report citing sources
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Terrorism
Poland votes in presidential run-off
Warsaw, July 12 (IANS) Voting was underway on Sunday in Poland's presidential run-off election, where incumbent Andrzej Duda, an ally of the conservative government, is pitted against the opposition-backed Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Poland,Politics
Smith enjoys backyard cricket, thanks friend for 'batting tips'
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) With no cricket around, prolific Australian batter Steve Smith on Sunday enjoyed some backyard cricket with his friends.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
China's hubris confronts a perfect storm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A perfect storm appears to be gathering around China, brewed by growing internal dissent, wobbly external relations amid a global outcry for a through investigation on Beijings possible role in the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rajasthan: Tale of 2 notices by SOG which irked Pilot to revolt
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Special Operation Group sent two notices "simultaneously" to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot to record their statements in an alleged case of bribing of MLAs to topple the Congress government in the state.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP govt orders judicial probe into Bikru killings, Dubey's encounter
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a judicial inquiry into the July 3 ambush in Bikru village wherein eight policemen were killed and also the July 10 encounter killing of main accused Vikas Dubey near Kanpur, officials sources said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya test Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya have tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fox News writer resigns over racist messages: Report
Washington, July 12 (IANS) A top writer for Fox News host Tucker Carlson has resigned after posting racist and sexist comments online, it was reported on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics
$889mn plan for British border posts, staff
London, July 12 (IANS) A 705 million pounds ($889 million) funding package to help manage the UK's borders has been announced as the country prepares to leave the EU customs union at the end of the year, a media report said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Low-key Bonalu celebrations in Secunderabad sans devotees
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) The famous Ujjaini Mahankali temple in Secunderabad wore a deserted look as the annual festival Bonalu was celebrated sans the devotees on Sunday due to COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Gavaskar slams Hussain for his 'India nice side' comment
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has lashed out at former England captain Nasser Hussain for his comments on the Indian team not being tough enough before Sourav Ganguly took over as captain.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Britney Spears sends message to trolls
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears called out her trolls in the virtual world, insisting that she is happy and being real on social media.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
UFC 251 Fight Island: Kamaru Usman retains Welterweight Champion title
Abu Dhabi, July 12 (IANS) UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on Sunday retained his title after he defeated Jorge Masvidal via a unanimous decision at the UFC 251 Fight Island.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Other Sports
Farah Khan shares secret of her double chin
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan Kunder on Sunday took to social media to pen a heartfelt, quirky birthday wish for her mother.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jennifer Lopez teases new music with Maluma
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez has dropped hints about collaborating with singer Maluma on a new song.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Corona should be looked at as corrector: Vice Prez
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Urging people to introspect on the life during the last few months of the coronavirus induced confinement, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the pandemic needs to be looked at not only as a disaster, but also as a 'corrector' for making necessary changes in the perspectives and practices of living.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
On this day: Hima wins historic U-20 World Championship gold
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Star sprinter Hima Das became a household name on July 12, 2018 when she won the 400m gold at the Under-20 IAAF World Championships that year. Hima became the first Indian to win a track gold medal at any international meet.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
UP: Four injured in clash between two groups over Dubey's encounter
Kanpur, July 12 (IANS) In a bizarre incident in Uttar Pradesh, four people were injured when two groups clashed with each other here amid a debate over the encounter of dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey, police said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala govt's negative attitude messed up COVID-19 crisis: Nadda
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) BJP national President JP Nadda on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the Kerala government over the COVID-19 pandemic, alleging that the state government's attitude was always negative and it messed up the health crisis.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thousands march in UK in support of Black Lives Matter
London, July 12 (IANS) Some 5,000 people took to the streets of UK's Brighton city in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, the media reported.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Mah Guv tests negative for Covid; says 'hale and hearty' (Ld)
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Sunday said that
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Southampton Test: Should be tight if we bowl well, says Crawley
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) England batsman Zak Crawley feels if the hosts can get a 200-run lead, they stand a good chance of winning the first Test against West Indies at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Biden wins Louisiana primary (Ld)
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has won the primary in the state of Louisiana, a media report said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
Weekend lockdown in UP to check corona spread
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) In an attempt to check the spread of Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to introduce a 'mini-lockdown' in the state on weekends.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Vegan activists turn London's Trafalgar Square fountains red
London, July 12 (IANS) Vegan activists have turned fountains in London's Trafalgar Square red, claiming that the government has "blood on their hands", a media report said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Another Congress MLA in Madhaya Pradesh joins BJP
Bhopal, July 12 (IANS) The opposition Congress on Sunday got another jolt as its MLA from Bada Malahara Assembly segment, Praduman Lodhi, joined the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
SIT reaches Bikru village to probe Vikas Dubey case
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up by the Yogi Adityanath government to probe the various aspects related to the murder of eight policemen in Kanpur on July 3, reached the Bikru village on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Biden wins Louisiana primary
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders has won Louisiana's primary, a media report said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
Colombian winger Felipe Pardo joins Mexico's Pachuca
Mexico City, July 12 (IANS) Colombia international winger Felipe Pardo has joined Mexico's Pachuca from their Liga MX rivals Toluca.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Two more UP Ministers test corona positive
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) Two more Uttar Pradesh Ministers -- Chetan Chauhan and Upendra Tiwari -- have tested positive for coronavirus in Lucknow.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Come back and innovate in India, Pradhan tells overseas students
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As the government pushes for a self-reliant India -- 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' -- Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has appealed to the Indian students enrolled in global universities to come back and innovate in their own country.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kids don't transmit Covid-19, schools should reopen in fall: Study
New York, July 12 (IANS) Taking a cue from recent studies that examine Covid-19 transmission by and among children, researchers say that children infrequently transmit Covid-19 to each other or to adults and schools can and should reopen in the fall while adhering to social distancing guidelines.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Hosting new season entirely in Kolkata in I-League's plans
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) The entire season of the I-League is likely to be held in Kolkata keeping in mind the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country, sources have said.
2020-07-12
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Every school in India needs to have a playground, says Bahadur Singh
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Outgoing National Chief Athletics coach Bahadur Singh has appealed to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and administrators to ensure that every school in the country has space for children to play. The 74-year-old said that India has the potential to become a powerhouse in sports if it ensures that the country's children have ample space to play sports.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Rajasthan Minister Vishvendra says visiting Delhi for personal matter
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Amid reports that the Congress was faced with a crisis over the survival of its government in Rajasthan, state Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh on Sunday said he was visiting Delhi over a personal matter.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Book profits in volatile week ahead
Markets had a volatile week and made their highs mid-week on Wednesday itself before some profit taking set in and markets gave up some of their gains.
2020-07-12
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Authorities decide to re-impose lockdown in Srinagar
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Alarmed by the growing spread of coronavirus in Srinagar district, authorities on Sunday decided to re-impose the lockdown in red zone areas disallowing all public movement into and from these areas beginning tomorrow.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Haunting Past - From AI Files - Airline paid Atul Chandra Rs 80 lakh in excess 'erroneously' as Sandhu shielded fraudster pilots (Ld)
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Fresh allegations have emerged against Captain Rajwinder Singh Sandhu,
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bringing opulence to your home on a budget
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) Capitalising your life savings in the house of your dreams is an exciting experience but it is a huge responsibility as well. If you are a first-time buyer, you may be tight on budget but your home can still be glamorous or elegant depending if you want it to.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wishes for speedy recovery continue pouring in for Bachchans
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Wishes for a speedy recovery have continued pouring in from film industry colleagues ever since Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan tweeted on Saturday evening to say that he has been hospitalised with Covid-19, followed by his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, confirming that he too has been infected by the virus.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Habits you need to teach your child in a COVID-19 world
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) The fight against COVID-19 continues to take place all over the world. With most of us homebound owning to the home-sheltering and social restrictions, we have been able to spend quality time with the family.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Canon India aims 50% share in full-frame mirrorless camera market
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With a strategic focus on the new business potential that has emerged out from the current landscape, Canon India aims to capture 50 per cent market share in the full-frame mirrorless segment in India, according to Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Wash away monsoon blues with pops of colour
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) If dark spells of monsoon are not for you, add pops of colour to your wardrobe to uplift your spirits and look chic at the same time.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Worried for the party, tweets Sibal amid Rajasthan crisis
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As the Congress found itself amid a crisis over the survival of its government in Rajasthan, senior party leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday wondered aloud if the party leadership will wake up once the damage has been done.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Relationship blues? Tips to reduce the Covid-19 distance
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) Social distancing has affected people's personal lives greatly, and romantic relationships are bearing the brunt of it. Couples who are dating are separated by distance, the strain is bound to have an impact.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
An online career community for women
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) During the COVID-19 pandemic the focus has been on women supporting each other to help build financial security. In these uncertain times and an economic slowdown, women and working harder than they ever did, both at home and at work.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Living at work
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) Work from home...It has a nice ring to it. To start with, the commute is a three second walk to your study. No more hellish hours stuck in traffic and fumes. That's a win! Work outfits...What work outfits? Throw on a pair of yoga pants and maybe a nice top if you have a video call; another win.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Google to boost fake news, illegal content monitoring on YouTube
Seoul, July 12 (IANS) Google's video-sharing platform YouTube will cooperate with South Korea to closely monitor and prevent the spread of fake news and illegal content.
2020-07-12
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Karnataka Minister Ravi tests corona positive
Bengaluru, July 12 (IANS) Karnataka Tourism Minister C.T. Ravi on Sunday said he has tested positive for coronavirus, the first Minister in the state to get the infection.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Diesel prices rise after 4-day pause, nears Rs 81 in Delhi
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Diesel prices across the metro cities increased on Sunday, after remaining unchanged for four consecutive days.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anti-China sentiment to benefit Samsung mobile biz in India: Analysts
Seoul/New Delhi, (July 12) As anti-China sentiments grow in India after the ban on 59 apps and a public boycott of Chinese-made goods, Samsung Electronics is expected to increase its presence in the Indian smartphone market, industry analysts have said.
2020-07-12
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Fight over face mask claims girl's life in Andhra
Amaravati, July 12 (IANS) A fight over face mask claimed the life of a 19-year-old girl in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district, police said.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Haunting past from Air India files shows how new Director Ops shielded fraudster pilots
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Fresh allegations have emerged against Captain Rajwinder Singh Sandhu,
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Silence at Sonia Gandhi's residence amid Rajasthan crisis
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Even as the opposition Congress grappled with an intra-party crisis to save its government in Rajasthan, silence loomed over party interim President Sonia Gandhi's residence at 10 Janpath on Sunday as no senior Congress leader had arrived to discuss the matter.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Athletes should be given a higher pedestal in society, says Rijiju
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has said that those who have dedicated their life to sport and representing the nation at international events should be respected in the same way as those who win medals.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Gates warns 'deadlier pandemic' if vaccine goes to 'highest bidders'
San Francisco, July 12 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates has warned about a deadlier pandemic if successful drugs or a COVID-19 vaccine, when developed, go first to the highest bidders and not reach the common people who need it the most.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Health/Medicine
Indian-American physician appointed delegate to RNC
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Sampat Shivangi, an Indian-American physician, has been appointed as a delegate to Republican National Convention (RNC) next month that would formally nominate President Donald Trump as its candidate for November's election, a media report said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Saurashtra wishes Sheldon Jackson luck as he decides to move on
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman Sheldon Jackson has decided to quit Saurashtra and play domestic cricket for other associations.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pilot incommunicado, Cong trying for truce to save Rajasthan govt (Ld)
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot in Delhi to meet Congress high command and his camp claiming support of 25 MLAs, the Congress is trying to pacify factions led by him and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to save itself more embarrassment as well as the party's government in the state, sources said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Anti-Facebook crypto social network 'Minds' bets big on India
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As millions of Indian users scout for new social media platforms in the wake of the ban on 59 Chinese apps and growing privacy and security concerns on the US ones, an open-source and decentralised platform Minds which is often touted as an antithesis to Facebook and Twitter, is now aiming big to fill the void in the country.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National
Xiaomi patents smartphone with all-around screen, 108MP camera
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has patented a new smartphone with an all-around screen like Mi Alpha with a single 108MP camera.
2020-07-12
Category: International, China,Technology
Staff pays tribute as Indian Consul General leaves Dubai
Dubai, July 12 (IANS) Indian consular staff in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) bid farewell to outgoing Consul-General of India to Dubai, Vipul after a three-year stint.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
3 siblings, upset after mother's death, commit suicide
Lakhimpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) Unable to reconcile to the demise of their mother, three siblings -- two men and one woman -- ended their lives in a suicide pact.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HK votes on 2nd day of weekend primary
Hong Kong, July 12 (IANS) Long queues appeared outside polling stations across Hong Kong on Sunday as residents flocked to cast their votes in a weekend primary held by the opposition camp for the upcoming Legislative Council (Legco) elections, a day after it drew a higher-than-expected turnout.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Ashram owner held for sexually abusing minors
Muzaffarnagar (UP), July 12 (IANS) Children at an ashram in Shukratal, in Muzaffarnagar district, have said that the ashram owner, known as 'Maharaj', would force them to drink alcohol saying it was a "Coronavirus medicine".
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Why Covid-19 virus is not killing bats or making them sick
New York, July 12 (IANS) Bats which are the carrier of deadly viruses that affect humans like Ebola, rabies, and possibly the SARS-CoV-2 strain of virus that causes coronavirus. However, these viruses have not killed bats but humans.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Leopard enters house in UP district, beaten unconscious
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) Two persons were injured when a leopard entered the house of one Murtaza Ali of Thakurdwara colony in Moradabad and attacked Murtaza and his mother.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Roger Stone still a convicted felon: Mueller
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Roger Stone "remains a convicted felon" even though US President Donald Trump commuted his prison sentence, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller said, defending the legitimacy of a probe to uncover alleged Russian interference into the 2016 US election.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics