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ICC T20 rankings: Bhuvneshwar moves up to 16th spot
Dubai, July 28 (IANS) After his Player-of-the-Match performance in the first T20 against Sri Lanka on Sunday, India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar moved up four slots to 16th in the latest weekly men's International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 rankings released on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mamata meets Sonia; discusses political situation, Pegasus
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi here and discussed the current political situation in the country as well as the Pegasus snoogate row.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid tally in Kerala crosses 20,000 for second day now
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) There seems to be no reduction in the number of daily Covid cases in Kerala as on Wednesday, the figure crossed 20,000 for the second successive day.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
China's PLA plays mindgames in Tibet as Rajnath heads to Dushanbe for SCO meet
New Delhi, July 28: With the Ladakh tensions in focus, China has stepped up mind- games with India by demonstrating qualitative improvements in its firepower in Tibet, ahead of Defence Minister Rajnath Singhs visit to Dushanbe where his Chinese counterpart, Wei Fenghe will also be present.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
MSME credit demand surges as markets reopen in June: Report
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) MSME segment's credit demand has seen a sharp surge post unlock exercise, a SIDBI-TransUnion CIBIL MSME Pulse report said.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Three causes closest to Kabir Bedi's heart
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Celebrated actor Kabir Bedi recently launched his memoir "Stories I Must Tell" which has been creating waves, where he has divulged many unknown tales and revealed every emotional aspect of his life.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Urmila Matondkar seeks to spread cheer in flood-ravaged Maha hamlets
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Amid the gloom that has engulfed the flood-ravaged districts of Maharashtra, Shiv Sena's glam leader Urmila Matondkar on Wednesday sought to cheer up the people in a couple of villages in Raigad and Ratnagiri, and returned with a lesson on human sufferings.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Resurgent Indian hockey team aims to get past Olympic champs Argentina
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) Having registered a comprehensive 3-0 win over Spain, the Indian men's hockey team will look to keep the momentum going when they take on defending Olympic champions Argentina in their fourth match of the Tokyo Olympics at the Oi Hockey Stadium on Thursday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Himachal HC seeks report on encroachments on govt lands
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) Taking cognizance of non-execution of eviction from the government land, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state to provide details regarding encroachments.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Google announces new bug bounty platform
San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) As Google celebrated 10-year anniversary of its Vulnerability Rewards Programme (VRP), the tech giant announced a new bug bounty platform for bug hunters.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rajnath highlights Afghan crisis at SCO, talks about 500 development projects by India
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh highlighting India's role in Afghanistan's development made an oblique reference to Pakistan and China's role in helping the Taliban and South China dispute during his address at Shanghai Cooperation Organization meet in Tajikistan.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Assam-Mizoram border violence hurting decades old relation between 2 states
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, July 28 (IANS) Policemen, traders, workers -- people from all walks of life -- are deeply disheartened over the violent clashes on the Assam-Mizoram borders which recently led to the killing of six Assam police personnel, besides injuring around 100 civilians and security personnel from the two neighbouring northeastern states.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
Raashii Khanna 'excited and nervous' for her 'Rudra' shoot
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actress Raashii Khanna, known for her work in Telugu films, has started shooting for the Hindi webseries 'Rudra: The Edge of Darkness'. She is thrilled to finally start the shoot here.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Stalin launches CSR-funded free vaccine scheme in private hospitals
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday launched the free Covid-19 vaccination drive in private hospitals, supported by the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds of various private companies.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Jr National Boxing: Khelo India champion Mahi Raghav enters quarters
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Haryana boxer Mahi Raghav made a fine start to her campaign at the 4th Junior Girls' National Boxing Championships as she progressed to the quarterfinals after defeating Delhi's Gargi Tomar on Day 2 at the Delhi Public School in Sonipat on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Prithviraj Sukumaran's 'Kuruthi' to have digital release
Kochi, July 28 (IANS) Actor Prithviraj Sukumaran's upcoming Malayalam film 'Kuruthi' will have a global digital release on August 11.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Spotify now has 165 mn premium subscribers
San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Swedish music streaming giant Spotify on Wednesday announced that it now has 165 million premium subscribers and 365 million monthly active users.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Bommai's late night famjam on hit Kannada number goes viral
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Basavaraj Bommai's family members celebrated his appointment as the new Karnataka Chief Minister by jamming on superhit Kannada song at his residence. The video has gone on viral on social media.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Odisha teacher gets retirement benefits - 11 years after death
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) A retired Odisha teacher will finally get his retirement benefits - over 20 years after he filed a case for his dues and 11 years after his death, with the state high court questioning the delay in releasing the money and seeking action against those responsible. His wife will now get his entitlement at the age of 83.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Capital markets to play bigger role in funding economic growth: SEBI chief
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India's (SEBI) Chairman Ajay Tyagi on Wednesday said that a large part of the non-banking financial intermediation is happening through the capital markets, and going ahead, they will play a bigger role in the economic growth of the country.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Parents must introspect why teenagers hang out on beaches at night: Goa CM
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) The parents of teenagers need to introspect as to why their wards hang out on the state's beaches after nightfall, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the state Assembly on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Deepika Kumari moves to Round of 16 with a close win
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) Indian archer Deepika Kumari registered a close win to move into the Round of 16 in the women's individual archery competition at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Over 37L houses sanctioned for weaker sections in 2 years: Govt
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government on Wednesday said that 37.57 lakh houses have been sanctioned for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in the last two years under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U).
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'MasterChef Australia' finalist Pete Campbell plans pop-up with Shweta Salve
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) 'MasterChef Australia 13' runner-up Pete Campbell has plans to visit India and do a 'pop-up restaurant' with Bollywood actress Shweta Salve, who had shared with him a recipe for the reality TV cookery show.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India smartphone shipments reach 33 mn units in Covid-hit Q2
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Despite the lethal second Covid wave, the smartphone shipments in India grew 82 per cent (on-year) to reach over 33 million units in the April-June quarter, a new report showed on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cabinet clears Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Union Cabinet has cleared the 'Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill' to accelerate the 'Ease Of Doing Business' campaign of the government.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mhadei dispute: Parrikar's letter to BSY in 2018 had no cabinet approval, says Goa Minister
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) Goa Water Resources Minister Filipe Nery Rodrigues told the state Assembly on Wednesday that former Goa Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar's letter to then Karnataka BJP President B.S. Yediyurappa in 2018, offering water from the Mhadei river for drinking purposes, was not approved by his cabinet during that time.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Centre clears DICGC Bill 2021 ensuring Rs 5 lakh for depositors
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Bill, 2021 that proposes to provide relief to small depositors by providing guarantees on their life savings.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sokhada Akshardham Hariprasad Swamiji to be laid to rest on Aug 1
Gandhinagar, July 28 (IANS) Swamiji Hariprasad of the Sokhada Akshardham has passed away, leaving lakhs of followers of the Swaminarayan sect in deep sorrow. He was 88.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion
PM to address education community to mark one year of NEP
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) To mark the completion of one year of reforms under the National Education Policy (NEP), Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address the policy makers in the domain of education and skill development on July 29.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Rakul Preet Singh 'excited' to join 'Dr G' cast in Bhopal
Bhopal, July 28 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh has landed in Bhopal to start her shoot for "Dr G". The actress, who will be seen alongside Ayushmann Khurrana, is thrilled to shoot in the city for the first time.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
May send more students to the US this year than ever before: Blinken
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Wednesday praised the US mission staff here for processing a record number of visas for Indian students to study in the US, saying "this is where ensuring connections are made", as well as repatriating citizens during the pandemic.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Education
Will keep working hard to improve technical aspects: Bhavani Devi
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Indian fencer CA Bhavani Devi has said that the important lesson which she learnt from the Tokyo Olympics was to keep the hard work going.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Appointing contingent worker non-compliance of IT rules, Delhi HC to Twitter
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday took strong objection on the affidavits, filed on behalf of Twitter, stating that it has appointed chief compliance officer and grievance officer as "contingent workers".
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
Upraised partners tech entrepreneurs to upskill Indian youth
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Ed-tech startup Upraised on Wednesday collaborated with India's influential tech entrepreneurs to create awareness about skilling for students in today's highly competitive environment.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Inhalable dry antiviral powder may be effective against Covid
Hong Kong, July 28 (IANS) A team of researchers has developed an inhalable dry powder formulation of tamibarotene -- a repurposed drug -- which has showed broad-spectrum antiviral activity against SARS-CoV-2, MERS-CoV and influenza A H1N1 virus following pulmonary delivery in animal models.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Hong Kong,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Elina, Marketa and Belinda secure semifinal berths at Tokyo Olympics
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) World No. 6 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine -- the highest-ranked player left in the Tokyo Olympic Games draw after Ashleigh Barty, Naomi Osaka and Aryna Sabalenka made early exits -- overcame Camila Giorgi of Italy, 6-4, 6-4, to book a semifinal spot on Wednesday and guarantee herself an opportunity to play for a medal.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Delhi govt seeks parents' views to reopen schools, colleges
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Delhi government has sought suggestions from students, parents and teachers on whether schools and colleges in the national capital should reopen for physical classes.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Bommai emulates Modi, bows down before entering Assembly
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai on Wednesday bowed down on the steps of the Vidhana Soudha on Wednesday while entering for the first time after taking over the top post.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Cong in Kerala to launch protests against Sivankutty after SC verdict
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) TV channels in Kerala on Wednesday are airing the unruly and unbecoming behaviour of State Education Minister V. Sivankutty in the state assembly a few years back, when he is seen with his folded dhoti walking on the tables on the floor of the Kerala Legislative Assembly.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Back in Black: Maruti Suzuki's Q1FY22 net profit at Rs 440.8 cr
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Tuesday reported a net profit of Rs 440.8 crore for Q1FY22.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Making Asthana Delhi Police chief 'blatant disregard' of SC verdict: Congress
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A day after Rakesh Asthana was appointed Delhi Police Commissioner with an year's extension in service, the Congress on Wednesday slammed the government, terming it "another instance of blatant disregard towards the Supreme Court and the laws of the land".
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Labourer assaulted to death in Bihar
Patna, July 28 (IANS) A doctor from Bihar's Darbhanga district has allegedly thrashed a labourer to his death. And all because the victim apparently demanded his wages.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Veteran Communist leader Sankaraiah to receive 1st Thagaisal Thamizhar award
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Veteran Communist leader N. Sankaraiah, who recently turned 100, will be bestowed with the first 'Thagaisal Thamizhar' award, which has been instituted this year by the Tamil Nadu government to honour a distinguished Tamil personality.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Laos opposes politicisation of vaccines, Covid-19 origin tracing
Vientiane, July 28 (IANS) The Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that politicization of vaccines or the origin tracing of Covid-19 virus should be avoided.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic,Health/Medicine,Politics
Cricket-focused platform Criconet introduces live, interactive e-coaching
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Online sports tech platform Criconet on Wednesday introduced live, interactive and personalised e-coaching services for aspiring cricketers across the country.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Sports,Education
Punjab & Haryana HC paves way for probe against NSEL defaulter LOIL Group
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) said on Wednesday that an order of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has paved the way for criminal investigation against NSEL defaulter LOIL Group and the subsequent arrest of its owners, Balbir Uppal and Janak Raj Singh, for the recovery of Rs 720.31 crore defaulted money.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
AP govt acting vengefully against Devineni Uma: TDP
Amaravati, July 28 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national general secretary Nara Lokesh on Wednesday alleged that the Andhra Pradesh government is allegedly acting in a vengeful way against former minister Devineni Uma Maheshwara Rao because he is exposing corruption.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
No decision on 3 controversial projects on Western Ghats yet: Goa CM
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) No final decision has been taken on the report of the Supreme Court's Central Empowered Committee (CEC) on three controversial projects in the eco-senstive Western Ghat region, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the Goa Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Oz Ariarne Titmus hailed as icon after 200m freestyle gold in Tokyo
Canberra, July 28 (IANS) Ariarne Titmus has cemented herself as one of Australia's greatest Olympians with a gold medal in the 200m freestyle and a second victory over the reigning champion Katie Ledecky of the US at Tokyo 2020.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports
India, US discuss strategic partnership, Pacific cooperation
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India and the US on Wednesday discussed measures to deepen their strategic partnership, along with Indo-Pacific cooperation and issues of regional security, including Afghanistan.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Spirituality, heritage, traditional cuisine mark German envoy's Amritsar visit (IANS Exclusive)
Chandigarh, July 28 (IANS) Spirituality, heritage and some traditional cuisine, all the ingredients nicely and properly blended to offer recipe for a perfect memorable trip of the German ambassador to Amritsar city in Punjab.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Diplomacy,Politics
LG to finally sell iPhones at S Korean stores: Report
Seoul, July 28 (IANS) South Korean tech giant LG Electronics will begin selling Apple products like iPhones at its South Korean stores, the media reported on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Philippines logs 4,478 new Covid-19 cases, total rises to 1,566,667
Manila, July 28 (IANS) The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported on Wednesday 4,478 new Covid-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 1,566,667.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tokyo's daily Covid-19 cases surpass 3,000 for 1st time
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) The number of new Covid-19 cases in Tokyo reached 3,177 for the first time in a single day, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine,Politics
Spotlight on Rahi & Manu to salvage Indian shooters' battered image at Olympics
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Shooters Rahi Sarnobat and Manu Bhaker will look to salvage India's bruised and battered reputation at the Tokyo Olympic Games when they compete in the 25m pistol event at the Asaka range on Thursday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Actor Skand Thakur on his debut project, passion for acting
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actor Skand Thakur, who made his debut with 'Feels Like Ishq', talks about his passion for acting and how it all started from Prithvi Theatre.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pluc.tv launches new show 'Attention Please' to break stigma on adolescent sexual health
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India's creator economy platform Pluc.tv announced the launch of their new show 'Attention Please'. The new show aired on Pluc.tv is an attempt to break the stigma around adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Esri India to help states build robust geospatial infrastructure
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Esri India, a leading geographical information system (GIS) software and solutions provider, said on Wednesday that it is looking at working closely with more state governments in helping them set up their geospatial infrastructure and data management systems.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Flipkart urges SC to restrain CCI probe
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Walmart-owned Flipkart has urged the Supreme Court to restrain the country's antitrust body after it asked sensitive questions in what the firm called was an "invasive" investigation of its e-commerce operations, a global newswire reported.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sachin Pilgaonkar on Nagesh Kukunoor: His stories have a grace that's unique to him
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Sachin Pilgaonkar, who is all set to appear in the second season of the upcoming political drama web series 'City of Dreams', has opened up about his character in the show.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Govt curtailing oppn voice in Parliament over Pegasus: Rahul (Ld)
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Upping the ante against the Central government, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused it of "curtailing" the voice of opposition in Parliament and said that the government has used Pegasus weapon against the people of the country.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bommai rains sops in first cabinet meet
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Basavaraj Bommai, the new Chief Minister of Karnataka announced a slew of measures to reach out to people including a scholarship programme for children of agriculturists, on Wednesday at a cost of Rs 1,000 crore. He also underlined that vaccination to face third Covid wave would be his priority.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Fake tweets about Akhilesh being circulated, case registered
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Samajwadi Party state president, Naresh Uttam, has lodged a complaint alleging that fake information about the statements of SP president Akhilesh Yadav were being circulated from a few Twitter accounts.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Once Upon A Time In Calcutta' world premiere at Venice International Film Festival
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Aditya Vikram Sengupta's third feature in Bengali, 'Once Upon A Time In Calcutta' will have its world premiere in the 78th Venice International Film Festival to be held from September 1 to 11, 2021.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Ugandan scientists warn of third wave of Covid-19 as second wanes
Kampala, July 28 (IANS) As the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Uganda wanes, scientists in the east African country on Tuesday warned of a third wave if there is no persistent behavioural change towards the spread factors.
2021-07-28
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tanishk Bagchi: Nora the kind of performer who elevates my material
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Nora Fatehi will once again be seen dancing to Tanishk Bagchi's song 'Zaalima Coca Cola' from the upcoming film 'Bhuj: The Pride Of India'. The musician credits the actress-dancer for elevating his material.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rakesh Asthana takes charge as Delhi Police Commissioner
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A day after the Centre appointed former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Director Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner, the 1984 batch Gujarat cadre took charge on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nikhil Bhambri: Priyank Sharma always has my back, so do I
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actor Nikhil Bhambri, who plays Adheesh Ahuja in youth drama 'Puncch Beat 2', found a good friend in co-actor Priyank Sharma.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
2 involved in kidnapping of ex-minister nabbed in B'luru
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) The Bengaluru police opened fire at two notorious criminals before nabbing them in the wee hours of Wednesday. They were wanted in a former MLA's kidnapping case as well as a murder of a businessman, said the police here.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Economic recovery expected to become strong in coming months: PHD Chamber EBM Index
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Though, the economic recovery slowed in May 2021 due to daunting impact of second wave of Covid-19, the decline in new coronavirus cases and gradual unlocking in many parts of the country have given way for rebound in the economic recovery once again, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said in its latest Economic Business Momentum (RBM) Index.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Making a noir film was always on my wishlist: Vasan Bala
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) As his upcoming comedy thriller 'Monica, O My Darling' is announced on Wednesday, filmmaker Vasan Bala says that he always wanted to make a noir film.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ashwin differs from Gavaskar, calls The Hundred outstanding
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian Test team off-spinner R Ashwin has hit out at critics of The Hundred tournament that is gaining popularity in England. The 100-ball format, which is in its inaugural edition, has attracted crowds as well as record viewership for this year's cricket in England. Its critics include former India captain and opener Sunil Gavaskar.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India skips London Climate Meet on technical reasons
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) As environment and climate ministers from over four dozen countries concluded a meeting that took a step closer towards the COP26 on key issues related to actions to be taken to keep the global goal of restricting the temperature to '1.5C', India chose to skip the London Climate Ministerial citing technical reasons for not attending it.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
First look of Dulquer Salmaan's new Telugu film unveiled
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actor Dulquer Salmaan is quite excited about his second Telugu film as the first look of the upcoming untitled film was unveiled on Wednesday, on the occasion of his birthday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
If Tesla joins 'Make in India', govt will lower import duty, offers sops
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Government may consider lowering import duty along with offering other sops to Tesla, but for that, the electric vehicle major would have to invest in setting up manufacturing facility in the country.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AI edge computing firm Blaize raises $71 mn to boost India plans
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) AI edge computing company Blaize on Wednesday said it has closed a $71 million funding led by Franklin Templeton and Temasek, and aims to aggressively expand engineering and customer service teams at its facility in Hyderabad.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
I was sexually harassed multiple times: Trisha Das
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) National Award-winning documentary filmmaker and author Trisha Das says that in her earlier days, even she was sexually harassed at the workplace and in the last five years a progressive change happened courtesy #MeToo.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
M&M to adopt 58 MW captive solar plant
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) will adopt a 58 MW captive solar plant that is expected to generate about 100 million units of power annually beginning 2022.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
IDBI Bank's YoY Q1FY22 net profit up 318%
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Lender IDBI Bank on Tuesday reported an exponential rise of 318 per cent in its net profit for Q1FY22 on a year-on-year basis.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian women's hockey team loses third successive match at Olympics
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team went down fighting 1-4 in their Pool A match against defending champions Great Britain, and with only two game remaining, -- against Ireland and South Africa on July 30 and 31 respectively -- qualification for the knockouts is getting tougher for the Rani Rampal-led side.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Raj govt's 'Mission Niryatak Bano' to boost exports
Jaipur, July 28 (IANS) 'Mission Niryatak Bano' is a new campaign that the Rajasthan government has launched with an aim to encourage aspiring exporters in the state.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Business/Economy
JBL launches two new headphones in India
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Audio equipment maker JBL on Wednesday expanded its 'LIVE Series' with the launch of two new headphones -- LIVE 660NC and LIVE PRO+ TWS -- at Rs 14,999 and Rs 16,999, respectively.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Microsoft aiming to tap 3 bn gamers globally: Nadella
San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said the company is now expanding its gaming strategy to reach millions of gamers globally.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Twitter tests notification banner for suspended, locked accounts
San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is testing new notices that tell users if their accounts have been suspended or locked, and have been put in read-only mode for violating Twitter's rules.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
80 MT cement capacity addition expected in next 3 yrs: Crisil
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Buoyed by healthy growth outlook, the cement industry is expected to add 80 million tonne (MT) capacity over the next three years through fiscal 2024.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anil Deshmukh case: CBI searches 12 locations in Maharashtra
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Moving ahead in its investigation into the alleged bribery case involving former Maharashtra Home Minister and NCP leader Anil Deshmukh with allegations of bribery and misuse of office, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has carried out searches at 12 locations in Maharashtra, including the residence of ACP Sanjay Patil and DCP Raju Bhujbal.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Oppn leaders are only seen at press conferences or on Twitter: Nadda
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Hitting out at the political opponents, BJP chief J.P. Nadda on Wednesday said that in the last one and a half years, opposition leaders are only seen at press conferences or on Twitter.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Heavy downpour lashes Gurugram, disrupts traffic movements
Gurugram, July 28 (IANS) A few hours of rain on Wednesday morning caused heavy water-logging and the flood-like situation on multiple stretches and areas in Gurugram.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife
At a time of democratic recession, its vital that US, India stand together: Blinken
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) "At a time of rising global threats to democracy and international freedoms -- we talk about a democratic recession -- it's vital that we two world leading democracies continue to stand together in support of these ideals," US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said here on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Bommai joins long list of father-son duos who made it to hot seat
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Sworn in on Wednesday as Karnataka's thirtieth chief minister, Basavaraj Bommai also happens to be the son of a former chief minister. His father S.R. Bommai was chief minister of Karnataka in 1988-199. Basavaraj Bommai became the latest entrant in the elite father-son chief ministers club.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Govt curtailing voice of oppn in Parliament over Pegasus: Rahul
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Upping the ante against the Central government, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused it of "curtailing" the voice of opposition in Parliament and said that government has used Pegasus weapon against the people of the country.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mirabai Chanu promised free movie tickets for life
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Governments are showering crores on Olympic silver medal-winning weightlifter Mirabai Chanu. A multiplex chain has now announced that it will celebrate Mirabai's historic win by giving her free tickets to watch as many movies as she wishes during her lifetime.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Blinken plans to raise India's human rights record: Report
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) During his two-day visit, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken plans to raise New Delhi's human rights record, a global news wire reported.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Airtel upgrades its Prepaid plans to offer more value to customers
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bharti Airtel has revised its Prepaid plans to offer more value to customers.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Blinken addresses civil society leaders in India visit
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken commenced his India visit with an address to civil society leaders.
2021-07-28
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
'My vow to replace corrupt regime fulfilled', says BJP leader Yatnal
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Almost after a gap of seven months, former Karnataka chief minister, B. S. Yediyurappa's bitterest critic within the BJP, Basanagouda Patil Yatnal shaved off his beard and said that his 'vow to replace corrupt' regime in the state had been fulfilled.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Not babus, FinMin to crowd source new DFI name, logo, reward the best idea
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Innovation is not restricted to evolving new practises in manufacturing but finance ministry is using novel techniques to just get right the names and logos of new institutions that it is creating for larger good.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Archer Pravin Jadhav's campaign at Tokyo Olympics ends
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) Indian archer Pravin Jadhav's campaign at the Tokyo Olympics was brought to an end with a 6-0 loss to USA's Brady Ellison in the second round.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
21 differently-abled Raj couples to endorse 'Say No To Dowry' campaign
Jaipur, July 28 (IANS) A total of 21 masked couples, differently-abled and underprivileged, shall tie the knot in Udaipur to spread an awareness on Covid appropriate behaviour and shall also endorse the social awareness campaign 'Say No to Dowry', Prashant Agarwal, President, Narayan Seva Sansthan told IANS.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Prithviraj Sukumaran on films being designed for OTT: We will creatively diversify
Kochi, July 28 (IANS) Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran's last release 'The Cold Case' was a direct digital release. While the actor is kicked about the rise of digital platforms, he is waiting for the time when OTT platforms start production of content, instead of just acquiring them for release.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Stalin wishes Class 9 student Madhav for building palm-sized computer CPU
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Ninth standard student S.S. Madhav from Tiruvarur district on Wednesday showed the palm sized mini-central processing unit (CPU) built by him to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Covid attacks: Will avoid 4th time, vows thrice-infected Mumbai medico
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) A young Mumbai medico, Dr Shrushti D. Halari - who shot into national headlines after getting infected thrice by Covid - now vows to ensure the virus doesn't attack her a fourth time.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Nafisa Ali "is nervous to face the camera" as she makes a comeback in films
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Veteran actress Nafisa Ali Sodhi is all set to make a comeback in films. The actress can't hold her excitement to be back on screen after a decade. "I am so excited. But, I am also nervous as I am facing the camera after so long," Nafisa told IANS.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yogi provides free medical aid to under-privileged in UP
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has launched a campaign to provide free medical aid to the underprivileged people.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Emphasising personal health benefits may help cut vax hesitancy
New York, July 28 (IANS) Messages emphasising the personal health benefits of Covid-19 vaccines have the best chance of increasing vaccination levels, according to research.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Yogi prepares action plan for next phase of Mission Shakti
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath is now preparing an action plan for the next phase of his 'Mission Shakti' campaign that aims at empowerment of women in the state.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP Anganwadi schools get preschool kits
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to equip 1,70,896 Anganwadi Centres with booklets and preschool kits for the smooth implementation of Early Childhood Children Education (ECCE) scheme.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Yuvraj's foundation sets up 120 beds in Telangana hospital
Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) Former India all-rounder and two-time World Cup winner Yuvraj Singh's YouWeCan Foundation has set up 120 Critical Care Unit (CCU) beds at the Government Medical College & General Hospital in Nizamabad, Telangana. The foundation has received financial support from Accenture for the cause.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Madras HC warns of staying Govt Order on Vanniyar quota
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Wednesday came out strongly against the Tamil Nadu government issuing a Government Order on the 10.5 per cent reservation for Vanniyar communities under the Most Backward Caste quota and said that it would have no other option but to stay it as the Government Order was issued in urgency.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Uma Bharti visits Kalyan Singh in hospital
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Former Union minister and senior BJP leader, Uma Bharti, on Wednesday, called on former UP Chief Minister Kalyan Singh who is in hospital.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
German judo coach given official warning over warm-up video
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) The International Judo Federation (IJF) on Wednesday issued a "serious official warning" to a German judo coach after he was seen slapping and shaking judoka Martyna Trajdos ahead of her Round of 32 match in the women's 63kg category on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Saudi citizens warned against visiting countries facing travel ban
Riyadh, July 28 (IANS) The Ministry of Interior has warned Saudi citizens against travelling to countries that have been put on the no-travel list recently as these countries are currently witnessing a surge in cases of Covid-19 and its new variants.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mamata Banerjee and the politics of Commissions
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Before going to Delhi on Monday Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced the setting up of a commission to inquire into phone hacking of various influential persons of the state. This is the 17th commission set up by Mamata Banerjee in her 10 years of reign as the Chief Minister of which only four commissions have submitted but none has been made public or tabled in the Assembly so far.
2021-07-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Gupshup raises additional $240 mn to expand global footprint
San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) AI conversational messaging platform Gupshup on Wednesday announced it has raised an additional $240 million to expand in mobile-first economies around the world.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
A mindful indulgence can uplift your mood and satiate cravings!
New Delhi, July 28 (IANSlife) In recent times, our lifestyles have become far more unpredictable, even as we stay home. We no longer have fixed schedules, especially when it comes to our meals. In fact, with work-from-home becoming the new norm, we find ourselves reaching out for a satiating snack repeatedly during the course of the day. When it comes to snacking, most people enjoy flavourful options that inspire a sense of joy -- something we are all yearning for more often lately.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Neha Dhupia's advice for moms-to-be
New Delhi, July 28 (IANSlife) Bollywod actress and Roadies gang leader Neha Dhupia, who is pregnant with her second child, took to Instagram to share a glimpse of her fitness regime through the pregnancy. She also wrote a note for fellow moms-to-be inspiring them to stay fit.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
RS adjourned second time till 2 p.m. over snooping scandal
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The opposition parties raised slogans in the Rajya Sabha on Pegasus row and forced two adjournments -- first till 12 noon and then till 2 p.m. on Wednesday. However the Deputy Chairman Harivansh continued with the question hour till 40 minutes when the House met at 12 noon and questions of Ministry of Housing, Civil Aviation and Social justice were taken.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Monsoon Hair Care Tips
New Delhi, July 28 (IANSlife) The monsoon season is much loved by all -- a welcome respite from the hot summer, cool showers bring out a rich, earthy scent and a gentle breeze blowing through the hair. Despite it being the season of love and romance -- the monsoon can be quite unhealthy for the hair and scalp. Just like we should adapt our skincare routines to different weather; changing the hair care routine is also a must in order to meet the new, changing environmental conditions.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Stories of heroism and selflessness are eternal
New Delhi, July 28 (IANSlife) Stories of heroism and selflessness are eternal, as they remain etched in our memories forever. Saluting such selfless spirit and valour of our Indian soldiers, beverage brand Pepsi launched a set of limited-edition cans in a heartwarming ode as a homage to 'SherShaah' of Kargil, Captain Vikram Batra and many other Bravehearts, who led India to victory during one of the country's toughest battles.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SP-NCP alliance in UP on the cards
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), led by Sharad Pawar, will contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP).
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Diabetes, high BP raised brain stroke risk in Covid patients: Study
London, July 28 (IANS) Researchers have found that strokes were a common complication experienced by hospitalised adults with severe Covid-19, with higher rates than expected amongst younger people.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
ED attaches assets worth Rs 4.9 cr in Syndicate Bank fraud case
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said that it has attached the properties worth Rs 4.98 crore of Vijay Akkash, Mohamed Musthafa, M.D. Jairam and others in Syndicate bank fraud case.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Death toll rises to 73 in China's rain-hit Henan
Zhengzhou, July 28 (IANS) The death toll from torrential rain in central China's Henan Province has risen to 73 as of Wednesday noon, said the provincial emergency management department.
2021-07-28
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP calls for protest against YSRCP leader's alleged remarks
Amaravati, July 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Somu Veerraju on Wednesday called for another protest against the alleged remarks of the ruling party leaders on cow slaughter.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
PM Modi showers praise on Yediyurappa, congratulates Bommai
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi showered praises on Wednesday on former chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa for his contributions to the party. He also congratulated new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Rs 16.5 cr average cost of data breach for an Indian firm: Report
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) An Indian organisation paid nearly Rs 16.5 crore on average as cost of data breach in 2021 to date, an increase of 17.85 per cent from last year in the remote work and learning times, a new IBM study showed on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Four things to keep in mind on your first date
New Delhi, July 28 (IANSlife) You have gone through the awkward first few conversations, jumped through the hoops of how to talk over the phone and probably video chatted plenty of times too. Now its finally time to meet in person and you're wondering how it'll go and you are racking your brain to calm those nerves. We all want the first date to be perfect, creating memories, something to reminiscence about later.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Useful wedding gifts to survive a quarantined married life!
New Delhi, July 28 (IANSlife) It's been more than a year coping with the 'new normal' because of the Covid-19 pandemic. All plans, including weddings, have been turned upside down. Since everything is restricted, people have had to change their wedding plans as well.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rana Daggubati launches a new collection
New Delhi, July 28 (IANSlife) Introducing ten limited edition fragrances for men and women, actor Rana Daggubati launched NAS perfumes flagship perfume, 'Raw and Bold'.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
New outdoor and military inspired slipper styles
New Delhi, July 28 (IANSlife) Featuring two distinct collections and four unique styles, BEAMS X Crocs takes the Classic All-Terrain Clog and adds military-inspired and outdoor-inspired details that combine form for the street and function for utility.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Maken starts one-on-one dialogue with Congress MLAs in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress in-charge Ajay Maken reached Jaipur on Wednesday and immediately got on to the job. He started the one-on-one dialogue with 119 Congress MLAs, to break the ice between two camps being led by chief minister Ashok Gehlot and former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
How to deal with 'long Covid-19' in kids
New Delhi, July 28 (IANSlife) Coronavirus has left a scar on our minds, and its impact is not only felt by adults but kids as well. The concept of 'long Covid 19' is not well defined yet, but there are several research papers that highlight the long-term effects of Covid-19 on various age groups.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
TN govt to promote Tamil language among diaspora
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is to promote the Tamil language among the diaspora and others by using modern technologies.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Nandu Natekar, India's first overseas badminton champion passes away
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Indian badminton icon Nandu Natekar passed away in Pune on Wednesday. Natekar, who was the first Indian badminton player to win an international event back in 1956, was 88.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Ukraine Diaries: Aftab Shivdasani shares experience
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actor Aftab Shivdasani is currently in Ukraine shooting for Neeraj Pandey's web series "Special Ops 1.5".
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AIADMK holds protests demanding DMK to fulfill poll promises
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Former Chief Minister and AIADMK Coordinator O. Panneerselvam on Wednesday charged the ruling DMK party with making false promises to come to power.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Afghan Civil War gets nastier--Afghan Army kills Abdul Haq Omari, son of a high profile Taliban negotiator
New Delhi, July 28: Killing of Abdul Haq Omari, Talibans deputy military chief in Paktia is a major success for the Afghan army in this recent clash between the Afghan government and Taliban. Abdul Haq Omari was a son of a Taliban leader who is also part of the Talibans negotiating team in Doha.
2021-07-28
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Is a wrathful China driving Japan to unshackle its armed forces?
New Delhi, July 28: In the last few weeks, Japan has let out a strident tone highlighting Chinese military adventurism towards Taiwan, going to the extent of saying that a war could break out if China is not restrained.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Kiara on 'Shershaah': It's always a challenge portraying a real person
Dras, July 28 (IANS) Kiara Advani exudes GenNow Bollywood assuredness while opening up on the ability to dissociate oneself from external pressures such as trolling, nepotism talk or the industry's camp culture. The actress, who traces her lineage to the legendary Ashok Kumar and Saeed Jaffery, says it's in a day's work.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Simone Biles withdraws from women's all-around final
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) Simone Biles, the defending champion in all-around event of women's artistic gymnastics, has withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympic Games competition to be held on Thursday "to focus on her mental health".
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Nadda to meet UP party MPs to discuss poll preparedness
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) BJP chief J.P. Nadda will meet party MPs from Uttar Pradesh to discuss preparedness for next year's assembly polls. BJP's Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members from Uttar Pradesh will attend the meeting with the party chief.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Morocco reports highest daily Covid-19 cases at 6,971
Rabat, July 28 (IANS) Morocco on Tuesday reported 6,971 new Covid-19 cases, the biggest single day increase so far, taking the number of infections in the country to 588,448.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Malta,Health/Medicine,Politics
Yogi Babu wants to play vivid characters
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Tamil comedian Yogi Babu, who will soon be seen in anthology "Navarasa", says that he is keen on playing a wide gamut of roles on screen like comedians Nagesh and Goundamani.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
After Ramappa temple, focus now on World Heritage site status for Hyderabad
Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) With the 13th Century Ramappa temple of Telangana getting the status of UNESCO World Heritage site, the focus is on Hyderabad, which has long been a contender for the coveted tag but the neglect of its build heritage hampered the efforts.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
3 injured in fire at chemical unit in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) Three workers were injured in a fire that broke out at a chemical unit at Jeedimetla industrial area in Hyderabad on Wednesday, police said.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN worried over slight increase in Covid cases
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu health department which had done extremely well to curb the spike in fresh Covid-19 cases, is worried over the sudden spurt in cases in some districts of the state.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
SC dismisses Kerala govt's plea in vandalism case, fate of Minister hangs in the balance
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) With the Supreme Court on Wednesday, dismissing the plea of the Kerala government to withdraw the cases against the CPI-M leaders, including state Education Minister V. Sivankutty, for vandalism in the state Assembly in 2015, all eyes are now on Pinarayi Vijayan whether he will remove him or continue in the cabinet.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kathleen Ledecky wins gold as women's 1500m freestyle makes Olympic debut
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) After the ups and downs in the hours leading up to the event, Kathleen Ledecky of the United States became the first Olympic gold medallist in the women's 1500m freestyle after winning in a time of 15:37.34 here on Wednesday morning.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Covid: US CDC reimposes mask mandate for vaccinated people
Washington, July 28 (IANS) Barely three months after suggesting that vaccinated people no longer needed to wear masks, indoors or out, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now recommended people to resume wearing masks amid the surging delta variant, the media reported.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
China's Nanjing reports 47 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases
Nanjing, July 28 (IANS) Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, reported 47 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and one asymptomatic infection on Tuesday, local authorities said on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Pak Covid-19 case count crosses 4,000 for first time in two months
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan's daily Covid-19 case count crossed 4,000 for the first time in two months on Wednesday morning after the National Command and Operation Centre reported 4,119 fresh infections.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Brent near $75/bbl on supply concerns, falling US inventory
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Futures of Brent crude oil rose on Wednesday amid anticipation of demand outweighing supplies along with the fall in stockpiles in the US.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Apple logs over 140% growth in India in Q2, iPhone 11 top performer
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Apple registered more than 140 per cent growth in India in the second quarter this year, as iPhone 11 continued to perform well with a strong aspirational brand value, a report showed on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
7 dead, 27 missing in J&K's Kishtwar cloudburst
Jammu, July 28 (IANS) Seven people died, 12 were rescued while 27 went missing on Wednesday in flash floods triggered by cloudburst in Jammu and Kishtwar's Kishtwar district.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No revision in fuel prices for 11th consecutive day
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to pause fuel price revision for the eleventh consecutive day, the longest period in weeks, as global development on oil production and rising US inventories has softened crude and product prices.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
OPPO India conducts Reno6 Series 5G trial with Jio
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Smartphone maker OPPO India on Wednesday announced that it has conducted a 5G standalone (SA) network trial for Reno6 Series under the 5G SA network environment provided by Jio at its 5G Lab.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Nikhil Bhambri: I knew I wanted to be an actor after I saw my aunt Nikki Walia on screen
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Actor Nikhil Bhambri has garnered a lot of attention in the recent web series 'Puncchbeat' season 2.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Bob Odenkirk hospitalised after collapsing on 'Better Call Saul' set
Los Angeles, July 28 (IANS) "Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk was rushed to the hospital after collapsing on the set of the show.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Smoking gun: Allegations fly as coach Ronak gets trolled over Manu's pistol malfunction
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Manu Bhakar's gun malfunction during her 10m air pistol event at the Tokyo Olympics is fast becoming a big talking point on social media with allegations flying thick and fast and pistol coach Ronak Pandit getting trolled, even as the 15-member strong Indian contingent continues to fire blanks at the quadrennial showpiece.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Agriculture & construction equipment makers call for action on fake product trading
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) According to a FICCI Cascade report the Indian economy loses Rs 1.17 lakh crore due to smuggling & counterfeiting in five prominent sectors including Capital Goods (Machinery and Parts) and Consumer (Electronics) Durables. The goods sales from counterfeiting is expected to double up globally to Rs 119.7 lakh crore by 2022. India has been no exception to the menace.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Reliance Foundation Vaccination Mission administers over 10 lakh Covid-19 doses to RIL employees and their family members
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Boosting the nation's Covid-19 vaccination drive, Reliance Foundation has crossed a milestone over 10 lakh vaccine doses administered across India.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ryan Reynolds loves 'hidden cameos' in 'Free Guy'
Los Angeles, July 28 (IANS) Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds feels that the audiences will love the "hidden cameos" in his upcoming sci-fi comedy film "Free Guy".
2021-07-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pradhan writes to Kisan Reddy for preservation of Swapneswar temple in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Union Culture Minister G. Kishan Reddy to take steps for the preservation of recently excavated ancient Swapneswar Mahadev temple in Odisha's Puri district.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Art/Culture/Books
I've always endeavoured to tell a relatable, unapologetic story: Jaydeep Sarkar
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Jaydeep Sarkar feels overwhelmed with the love he received for his short film 'Ishq Mastana', a part of the recently-released anthology 'Feels Like Ishq'.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
US and India closely coordinating on Afghanistan
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The US and India are also closely coordinating on regional security issues, such as Afghanistan.
2021-07-28
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Kunal Kapoor on 'Empire' role: It's fierce, emotionally complex
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Kunal Kapoors first look from the upcoming epic period drama 'The Empire' was released on Wednesday. The actor described his role as 'fierce' and 'emotionally complex'.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Confusion in TN over minister's statement on reopening of schools
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) The statement of Tamil Nadu state school education minister, Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi that the state is mulling reopening of schools for senior students of Classes IX to XII has led to major confusion among parents, teachers, academics, and students.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
14 parties attend oppn meet, AAP also joins in
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Fourteen opposition parties met here on Wednesday to devise a strategy to corner the Centre on issues like the Pegasus snooping row and Assam-Mizoram discord. Among the 14 parties was the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which has so far not been part of any joint opposition strategy.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Acts of vandalism not under free speech: SC on Kerala Assembly violence
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said destruction of public property in the House cannot be equated with freedom of expression and immunity to legislators can't be extended as an immunity against criminal law. The top court dismissed Kerala government's plea seeking court's nod to withdraw cases against CPI(M) leaders, including education minister V. Sivankutty, for vandalism in the state Assembly in 2015, when the current ruling party was in opposition.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Basavaraj Bommai sworn-in as 30th Chief Minister of Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Basavaraj Bommai, a senior BJP leader was sworn-in as the 30th Chief Minister of Karnataka by Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot at a function held in the Glass House of Raj Bhavan on Wednesday. Basavaraj Bommai took oath in the name of God.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Rashami Desai: I have changed as a person after 'Bigg Boss'
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Television actress Rashami Desai, who gained immense popularity after participating in the reality show "Bigg Boss 13" in 2019, says she has changed as a person after the show.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Swara on her next 'Mimamsa': It's a thought-provoking murder mystery
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhaskar said that she will be next seen in a murder mystery titled "Mimamsa", which also features actor Bijendra Kala.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AI technologies set to rewrite the future of real estate sector
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Technology-enabled real estate development is rewriting the future of the sector which has faced a huge downturn during the pandemic but is gradually showing slow but sure signs of recovery, leading industry experts said on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Kerala's daily Covid tally now 50% of India's positive cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry data on Wednesday morning showed that Kerala has 22,129 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours while the total cases in India stood at 43,654.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ayushmann Khurrana: Lucky that I chose acting as my profession
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is currently busy shooting for his upcoming film "Doctor G" in Bhopal. He calls himself lucky that he chose acting as his profession because it has taken him to "incredible destinations".
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Teams gets 250 mn users, LinkedIn sales surpass $10 bn: Nadella
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Professional networking platform LinkedIn has surpassed $10 billion in revenue for the first time this fiscal year (up 27 per cent), Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella has said, adding that the video chat and collaboration app Teams now has nearly 250 million monthly active users.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rahul Gandhi to move adjournment motion in LS over snooping scandal
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi will move adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on Pegasus issue demanding probe in the alleged snooping row while in Rajya Sabha, suspension notices have been served on the issues of Pegasus scandal and Assam-Mizoram discord.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI begins probe into mysterious death of Amethi student
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has taken up the investigation into the death of a Class 11 student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in Amethi, Abhay Pratap Singh, whose body was found on railway tracks under mysterious circumstances on January 14, 2018.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex loses 400 points, Nifty below 15,650
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The Indian stock market traded in the red on Wednesday morning tracking weakness in global markets.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
YouTube Shorts surpasses 15 bn daily views: Sundar Pichai
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) YouTube Shorts, a TikTok-like short form video app that was launched first in India last year, has surpassed 15 billion daily views, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
4 BRO men among 9 missing in Himachal's flash flood (Ld)
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) One person was killed and nine, including four Border Roads Organisation (BRO) men, feared washed away in a flash flood in Himachal Pradesh's cold desert district of Lahaul-Spiti early Wednesday, officials said.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yogi gives tricycle to man with disability
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Dinesh Kumar Singh, a young man with 60 per cent disability, was given a tricycle by chief minister Yogi Adityanath after he met the latter at his Janata Darshan.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
IMD issues severe weather alert in J&K
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a severe weather alert for Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday forecasting widespread heavy rain that can cause flash floods, landslides and also waterlogging in low lying areas.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sindhu makes it to knockout round with win over Hong Kong's Cheung
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) Rio Olympics silver-medallist in badminton, India's PV Sindhu entered the women's singles Round of 16 at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Wednesday, overcoming world No. 34 Cheung Ngan Yi of Hong Kong 21-9, 21-16 in her final Group J tie.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Google Search, YouTube sales soar to record high in pandemic
San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Riding on Search and YouTube advertising growth amid the pandemic, Google has posted a record $61.88 billion in revenue for its June quarter.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
No time to plan my wedding: Jenna Dewan
Los Angeles, July 28 (IANS) Actress Jenna Dewan says she has had no time to discuss her wedding plans with fiance Steve Kazee, because she's been too busy raising their baby son Callum, who was born one month after the pair got engaged.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Modi announces Rs 2L for kin of Barabanki accident victims
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each, from PMNRF for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the tragic accident in Barabanki on Wednesday morning.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will seek guidance of Yediyurappa: K'taka CM-designate Bommai
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister-designate Basavaraj S. Bommai has stated that he would seek the guidance of outgoing Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Over 43K Covid cases and 640 deaths in 24 hrs in India
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India on Wednesday recorded 43,654 fresh cases of Covid-19 with 640 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
iPhone sales hit record $39.6 bn in June quarter: Apple
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Apple has said that the iPhone revenue set a June quarter record of $39.6 billion, growing 50 per cent year-over-year and exceeding its own expectations.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
6 dead, 40 missing in J&K's Kishtwar cloudburst (Ld)
Jammu, July 28 (IANS) Six people died, five were injured and 30 to 40 went missing on Wednesday when a cloudburst hit Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Portugal's 98% Covid-19 patients not fully vaccinated
Lisbon, July 28 (IANS) People not immunised or having received only one dose of vaccine constitute 98 per cent of patients hospitalised with Covid-19 in Portugal, the Portuguese General Directorate of Health (DGS) reported on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Portugal,Health/Medicine,Politics
Neena Gupta puts in her own self in each role: Manoj Bajpayee
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee has opened up about working with actresses Neena Gupta and Sakshi Tanwar in the upcoming suspense thriller "Dial 100".
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bhumi: Tried to use social media to spread awareness about climate conservation
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actress and environmentalist Bhumi Pednekar on World Nature Conservation Day on Wednesday, shared that she has tried to use social media as a tool to reach out to as many people as she can and find new ways to reach out to the youth to spread awareness about conservation.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Turkey reports 19,761 new Covid-19 cases
Ankara, July 28 (IANS) Turkey on Tuesday registered 19,761 new Covid-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 5,638,178, according to its health ministry.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine,Politics
Apple posts record growth in India in June quarter, says Tim Cook
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Riding on the stellar performance for its entire line-up of products, Apple has recorded an incredible growth in India in the June quarter, its CEO Tim Cook has said, setting another record revenue in a country where iPhones and other Apple products fast gained momentum despite the country being hit by the second Covid wave.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Sugarcane output per hectare rises in UP
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has scored another high with the sugarcane cultivation.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
New Zealand reports 1 case of Covid-19 in managed isolation
Wellington, July 28 (IANS) New Zealand reported one case of Covid-19 in a recent returnee in a managed isolation facility, and no cases in the community on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
Microsoft posts $46.2 bn revenue riding on Azure Cloud growth
San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Riding once again on the stronger-than-expected Azure Cloud growth, Microsoft has posted a healthy revenue of $46.2 billion, up 21 per cent, with $16.5 billion in net income that rose 47 per cent in the June quarter.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
13 sacked after ambulance employees strike work in UP
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) GVK EMRI, the ambulance service provider in Uttar Pradesh, has terminated the services of 13 office-bearers of 102 and 108 ambulance employees' association.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Man stabbed with scissors by brothers over property feud
Moradabad (UP), July 28 (IANS) In a gruesome incident, a man was allegedly stabbed to death by his elder brothers with scissors over a property dispute.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Olympics: Indian scullers finish sixth and last in semifinals
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) India's woes at the Tokyo Olympic Games continued with the men's lightweight double sculls rowing team of Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh falling short of making the medals round at the Sea Forest Waterway, finishing sixth and last in the semifinals on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
4 dead, many missing after cloudburst in J&K's Kishtwar
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Four people were killed and many went missing on Wednesday after a cloudburst hit Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
President Kovind responds to Ayodhya Padma awardee's plea
Ayodhya (UP), July 28 (IANS) A petition filed before President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, by Padma awardee Mohammad Sharif, has evoked a prompt response.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Apple logs record growth in India in June quarter: Tim Cook
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Apple has seen an incredible growth in India in the June quarter despite being hit by the Covid second wave, its CEO Time Cook has said, setting another record revenue in a country where iPhones and other Apple products are fast gaining ground.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Tamannaah shoots special dance number for 'Ghani'
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia will be seen in a special dance sequence in the upcoming boxing drama film "Ghani" starring Varun Tej. She calls it fun working with the Telugu star.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
K'taka CM-designate Basavaraj Bommai to take oath today
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Basavaraj S. Bommai, the designated candidate for the post of Chief Minister will take oath at 11 a.m. in the Raj Bhawan on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Starc the best death-overs bowler in the world: Aussie coach Langer
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 28 (IANS) Australian cricket team coach Justin Langer said a day after his team's victory against the West Indies in the One-day International series that pace spearhead Mitchell Starc was the best death-overs bowler in the world and that he was a "great asset to the team".
2021-07-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Typhoon Nepartak makes landfall in Japan
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said that typhoon Nepartak has turned northward and made landfall on the Pacific coast of the northeastern Miyagi prefecture on Wednesday morning, veering off its primarily expected course toward the Tokyo area, local media reported.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
1.29 Cr ration cards cancelled, deleted across India
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) As many as 1.29 crore ration cards were deleted or cancelled by various states and union territories during the last three years with Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra topping the list. The government also acted under the relevant clauses against approximately 20,000 fair price shops (FPS).
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 195.2 mn
Washington, July 28 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 195.2 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.17 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.91 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Of history and the many tales in its labyrinth
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) She doesn't really remember when she heard the story of the woman she named Feroza Begum in her book. Perhaps it was one of those tales her grandmother narrated when the children gathered around in the courtyard of their rambling home. "We loved to listen to the stories of bygone years as they had an immediacy, a reference point - about some relative or friend we knew," she recalls.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Not planning to retire anytime soon: Paddler Sharath Kamal
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) India's top table tennis player, 38-year-old Achanta Sharath Kamal has said that he will take a "lot of positives" from his defeat against China's former world No. 1 and three-time world champion Ma Long in the third round at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
One killed, 9 feared washed away in Himachal flash flood
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) One person was killed and nine feared washed away in a flash flood in Himachal Pradesh's remote Lahaul-Spiti district early Wednesday, officials said.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mukesh Sahani tones down after criticism by his own party MLA
Patna, July 28 (IANS) The aggressive tone of Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) president Mukesh Sahani has come down after his own party MLA Raju Kumar Singh put a question mark over his leadership.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
19 militants arrested in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 28 (IANS) At least 19 militant leaders and workers of Jamaat-e-Islami, and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir have been arrested in Bangladesh's Chattogram city, officials said.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,International
Dutch rowers set world best time to win men's quadruple sculls
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) The Netherlands set a world best time of five minutes and 32.03 seconds to claim the men's quadruple sculls gold here on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports
18 killed in UP as truck rams into stationary bus
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), July 28 (IANS) Eighteen people were killed when a truck rammed into a double-decker bus on the Lucknow-Ayodhya National Highway under the Ram Sanehighat police circle.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WH considering vaccine mandate for all federal workers: Biden
Washington, July 28 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has said his administration is considering a mandate that requires all federal workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19, escalating the push for vaccination amid the rampant spread of the Delta variant and still-high vaccine hesitancy rates in parts of the country.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Three held for human trafficking in UP
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (UP ATS) has arrested a Bangladeshi and two of his Rohingya accomplices from Ghaziabad on charges of human trafficking.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jay Bhanushali, Monalisa open up on their roles in 'Dhappa'
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actors Monalisa and Jay Bhanushali will soon be seen in the anthology series titled "Dhappa". As the series explores lives of five couples, the actors talk about their part in this 'modern take on love'.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
UK reports another 23,511 coronavirus cases
London, July 28 (IANS) Britain has reported another 23,511 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 5,745,526, according to official figures released on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Russia confirms 23,032 new Covid cases
Moscow, July 28 (IANS) Russia registered 23,032 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 6,172,812, the official monitoring and response centre said on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Gurugram DC issues directions to resolve waterlogging problem
Gurugram, July 28 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed several parts of Gurugram on Tuesday, leading to severe waterlogging in many areas of the city.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Initiatives taken to popularise Ayush system treatments: Govt
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government has taken an initiative to popularise the treatment of various diseases through Ayush, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Own up ward, village secretariats, Andhra CM tells officials
Amaravati, July 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday called upon senior officials to own up the ward and village secretariat form of governance and called it a brainchild of the state.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
MoES launches new Earth System Science Data portal
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A new portal for 'Earth System Science Data' was launched during the 15th foundation day event of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), here on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Politics
AP's Disha app helps parents find 'lost' daughter
Kandukur (Andhra Pradesh), July 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police's women safety app Disha came in handy for anxious parents who lost contact with their daughter who was travelling alone in the night in an area with poor bus connectivity, a police official said on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Groupe ADP, GMR execute industrial partnership
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Groupe ADP and GMR on Tuesday said they have executed their industrial partnership.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Assam Congress blames state, Centre for border troubles
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The Assam Congress on Tuesday accused the state and Central government for their "total failure to deal with the inter-state border disputes".
2021-07-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
MP ties up with UNESCO for heritage development of Gwalior, Orchha
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has joined hands with UNESCO for heritage-based sustainable urban development of its Gwalior and Orchha cities.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Karnataka logs 1,501 new Covid cases, 32 deaths
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) As an evidence of the pandemic's second wave weakening, only 1,501 new Covid cases were registered in a day in Karnataka, while 32 died of the infection, said the state health bulletin on Tuesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Oppn leaders to meet Wed morning for chalking out joint strategy
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) After repeated adjournments on their demand for a discussion on the Pegasus snooping issue, leaders of opposition parties in the Lok Sabha met on Tuesday evening and decided a meeting of leaders of both houses will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday chalk out a joint strategy.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
South Central Railway doubles maximum speed on key Godavari bridge
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) said on Tuesday that it has doubled the maximum permissible speed to 100 kmph on the important Godavari bridge located between the Manchiryal and Peddampet section.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Andhra registers 1,540 new Covid cases, 19 deaths
Amaravati, July 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday registered 1,540 new Covid cases, taking the state's overall tally beyond 19.5 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 20,965.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
20 trafficked kids rescued from Bengaluru railway stations
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) The Railway Protection Force (RPF) rescued 20 trafficked children, including three girls, under operation 'Nanhe Farishte' from various stations in the city, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IFFCO Kisan registers 30% jump in cattle feed business in Q1FY22
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd, a subsidiary of IFFCO, has registered good performance in its cattle feed business during the first quarter of the current financial year (2021-22).
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NPAs decline marginally in FY21 to Rs 8.34 lakh cr
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Non-performing assets (NPAs) of the scheduled commercial banks declined marginally to Rs 8.34 lakh crore as on March 31, 2021, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ex-England pacer Hendrick, who shook India in 1974, no more
London, July 27 (IANS) Former England pace bowler Mike Hendrick, who took 26 of his 87 Test wickets against India during the 1974 and 1979 series and held the world record for most Test wickets without a five-wicket haul, died on Tuesday. He was 72.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Andhra MPs seek Rs 6,750 cr pending funds from Centre
Amaravati/New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Senior YSRCP leader V. Vijayasai Reddy on Tuesday met Union Panchayat Raj Minister Giriraj Singh and appealed for the release of Rs 6,750 crore funds due to the state.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Kerala records 22,129 new Covid cases, TPR at 12.35%
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 (IANS) Kerala on Tuesday recorded 22,129 new Covid cases from a record 1,79,130 samples tested amid heated exchanges in the Assembly between the Congress-led Opposition and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the state government's handling of the pandemic
2021-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Covid vax dramatically reduces infection, claims AFMS study
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Covishield vaccine dramatically reduces fresh infections, claimed Indian Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) in a study which stated that after vaccination, there is 93 per cent reduction in fresh infection, while deaths are reduced by 98 per cent.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
TN government announces new award for contribution to state
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced a new annual "Thagaisal Tamilar" award in recognition of those who have made great contributions to the state as well as for Tamils.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kisan Sansad demands repeal of Essential Commodities Amendment Act
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) After two days of debate, the Kisan Sansad on Tuesday reiterated its demand that the Essential Commodities Amendment Act 2020 should be immediately repealed.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Another Assam cop injured in border firing succumbs, toll now 6
Silchar (Assam), July 27 (IANS) With one more Assam policeman succumbing to bullet injuries at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) on Tuesday night, the death toll in Monday's firing on the Assam-Mizoram rose to six, officials said.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Defence/Security
'Balcony Buddies' celebrates bond of friendship during lockdown
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) The upcoming short interactive film "Balcony Buddies" is about an accidental friendship between two strangers, Aisha Ahmed aka Sunanda and Amol Parashar aka Prateek, during the lockdown.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Int'l flyers at Chennai airport wait for hours for RT-PCR test
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) International travellers from Europe, the US and the Middle East, who are landing at the Chennai international airport, have to wait for hours in long queues to get their swab samples tested.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Old couple found trampled to death in Jharkhand forest
Ranchi, July 27 (IANS) An old couple were found trampled to death, purportedly by elephants, in a forest in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Tuesday, police said.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pilot rushes to Delhi ahead of Maken's meeting with Congress MLAs
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) Rajasthan's former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Tuesday went to Delhi, a day before the scheduled meeting of Congress' state in charge Ajay Maken with ruling party MLAs.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
DBSE to affiliate 30 govt schools in its first academic year
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi Board of School Education (DBSE) will affiliate as many as 30 government-run schools in its first academic year (2021-22), an official said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
6 Rohingya refugees killed in flood, landslides in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) Five Rohingya refugees, including three children, in camps at Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar, died in landslides and two others were injured, while a child drowned on Tuesday as floods inundated camps 10 and 18 at Palongkhali of Ukhia following three days of non-stop heavy rain, officials said.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
National Integration Council last met in UPA rule: Centre informs LS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) There has been no meeting of the National Integration Council (NIC), the apex body mandated to fight communalism, casteism, regionalism and parochialism, after the NDA formed the government in 2014, the Centre informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India sees VC investment fly through the roof during pandemic peak
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The second and more deadly wave of the Covid-19 pandemic seems to have provided no deterrent for investors as venture capital (VC) investment in the April-June period in India soared past the previous record high set in Q4 (October-December) of 2019.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IL&FS invites EoI for subsidiary Ramagiri Renewable Energy
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) IL&FS has invited Expressions of Interest (EoI) for its stake in its subsidiary Ramagiri Renewable Energy Ltd (RREL).
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Global cues, pharma sector woes pull markets down (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Negative global cues emanating out of Asian markets subdued India's key equity indices on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Contributing to self-reliance true tribute to Kalam: Telangana Governor
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Contributing towards the self-reliance of India and making the country strong, secure, and prosperous is the true tribute to former President Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, said Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Sunanda Pushkar case: Order on framing of charges against Tharoor put off
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A special court in Delhi designated for cases against lawmakers on Tuesday again deferred its order on framing of charges against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor in connection with the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NCW launches 24-hr helpline to address grievances of women
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday launched a 24-hour helpline to provide support to women facing sexual harassment or violence.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Made in India Sputnik V to be available in Sep-Oct: Dr Reddy's
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Drug maker Dr Reddy's Laboratories said on Tuesday that the locally-manufactured Covid-19 Sputnik V vaccine is expected to be available in the September-October period.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
The Hundred: Smriti's unbeaten 61 helps Southern Brave win
Cardiff, July 27 (IANS) Indian opening batswoman Smriti Mandhana hammered an unbeaten 61 off 39 balls (5x4s, 3x6s) to power Southern Brave Women to an eight-wicket win over Welsh Fire Women in The Hundred here at the Sophia Gardens on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IndusInd Bank YoY Q1FY22 consolidated net profit up 99%
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Private lender IndusInd Bank on Tuesday reported a rise of 99 per cent, on a year-on-year basis, in its consolidated net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of 2021-22.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Maharashtra flood toll climbs to 209, 8 untraced so far
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) As a massive operation got underway to clean up the mess and muck left behind by last week's horrendous floods in western and coastal Maharashtra, the death toll climbed up from 192 to 209 on Tuesday, with another eight still reported missing, the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'Vaccination against hepatitis as important as against Covid' (July 28 is World Hepatitis Day)
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Hepatitis is the second most common infection with high mortality rate after tuberculosis in India, and it is estimated that around 5 crore Indians suffer from Hepatitis-B infections while more than 1.2 crore from Hepatitis-C.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Baby elephant rescued from cesspit after 3-hr operation in K'taka
Kodagu (Karnataka), July 27 (IANS) After a nearly three-hour-long arduous operation, a one-and-a-half-year old elephant was rescued by the forest officials in Karnataka's Kodagu district on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Centre seeks data from states on deaths due to lack of oxygen
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Centre has asked states to provide data on deaths due to lack of oxygen during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Tokyo Insights: Time we celebrate the likes of Rankireddy-Shetty, Kamal
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Is winning a medal the only yardstick for success at the Olympic Games? This debate is set to rear its head again as Indian athletes failed to win a medal on Tuesday, the fourth day of full competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Satyadev: Telugu film industry is on a growth curve
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Actor Satyadev's recent releases have been appreciated by movie buffs for their contemporary treatement. Reflecting on the kind of content the Telugu film industry has started presenting in the last couple of years, the actor says everyone's focus is on producing relatable content.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
IndiGo's Q1FY22 net loss widens to Rs 3,174.2 cr on Covid
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Airline major IndiGo's net loss widened on a year-on-year basis in Q1FY22, growing to Rs 3,174.2 crore from Rs 2,844.3 crore in the year-ago quarter.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Lead India Foundation plans network of national clubs
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Lead India Foundation, a brainchild of former President late A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, on Tuesday announced major initiatives to usher in the super-power India he had dreamt of.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Molecular sensor on serotonin receptor to detect cholesterol
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Cells communicate with each other via receptor proteins expressed on the cell membranes, and many drugs target these receptor proteins to alter the cell's functioning and physiology. However, the latest study from Prof Amitabha Chattopadhyay's lab at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) makes a case for accounting for the lipid environment that surrounds the receptor proteins, while designing drugs, acting on the latter.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Bommai meets Governor, stakes claim to form government
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) Basavaraj Bommai, who was unanimously elected the leader of the BJP legislature party, paving the way to become the new Karnataka Chief Minister, met Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot on Tuesday night and claimed a stake to form the government.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Indian Test team uses innovative method to practice catching
Chester-le-Street (Durham), July 27 (IANS) Some of the top fielding sides in world cricket like New Zealand, Australia and South Africa play rugby as warm-up. The Indian team in England took it a step further on Tuesday and improvised the rugby warm-up using the cricket ball.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympics: Japanese duo, Boll ousted from men's singles table tennis
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Local favorites Tomokazu Harimoto and Koki Niwa, as well as six-time Olympian Timo Boll of Germany, failed to reach the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympic Games table tennis men's singles event with defeats here on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
No private companies involved in Agristack: Govt
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) No private sector companies are involved as far as building of the Agristack is concerned, however, leading technology/Agri-tech/startup companies were identified and invited to collaborate with the government of India to develop proof of concepts (PoC) based on small portions of data from the farmers' database for certain identified areas (districts/villages), the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Politics heats up in Chhattisgarh Cong as Singh Deo to boycott House
Raipur, July 27 (IANS) Saying "it is too much", a disgusted Chhattisgarh Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo on Tuesday walked out of the Assembly after the opposition created an uproar demanding a House panel probe into a Congress MLA's charge that the Minister was behind an attack on him.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Sand artist creates 108 colourful Shiva lingams in Pushkar
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) During the ongoing holy month of Shravan, a devotee of lord Shiva has expressed his devotion quite differently on the pious land of Pushkar in Rajasthan by making 108 coloured Shiva lingams.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Co-working, co-living sectors buck pandemic to emerge as new asset class
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and work, towards a new normal lifestyle, which has created vast opportunities for shared spaces in terms of co-working and co-living as an emerging asset class for futuristic growth in the real estate sector.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Over 1.5L Afghans seek refuge as fighting rages in Kandahar
Kabul, July 27 (IANS) Over 22,000 Afghan families have fled from their homes to escape fighting in the former Taliban bastion of Kandahar as authorities arrested four suspected insurgents over this weeks rocket attack on Kabul.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Israel,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Very heavy rains batter Delhi-NCR, northwest India
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Delhi-NCR and northwest India, including the western Himalayan states, received very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall on Tuesday and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast a day more of heavy rainfall on this region.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi reports 77 new Covid cases, two deaths
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The national capital reported 77 new Covid cases and two deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Delhi government's daily health bulletin on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mamata to meet Sonia, Kejriwal, Pawar on Wednesday
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) In a bid to unite the Opposition against the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a four-day tour to the national capital, will meet several leaders on Wednesday, including interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar.
2021-07-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Canara Bank net profit triples as provisions fall
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Public sector lender Canara Bank on Tuesday reported net profit of Rs 1,177 crore for the June quarter, a 190 per cent rise over Rs 406 crore last year, helped by higher non-interest income and a fall in provisions for bad loans.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Will take everyone along, says Karnataka CM-designate Bommai
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) Basavaraj Bommai, who was chosen as Karnataka's new Chief Minister at the legislature party meeting here on Tuesday, stated that he will take everyone along with him.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Schemes for Covid orphans shouldn't remain only on paper: SC
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed state governments and Union Territories to file status reports providing details on the number of children who have become orphans in wake of the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, as it emphasised that schemes meant for orphans should not remain on paper only.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Instagram makes accounts for users under 16 private by default
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) In a bid to give young users more safer, private experience on its platform, Instagram on Tuesday made it hard for potentially suspicious accounts to find young people and limiting the options advertisers have to reach young people with ads, along with defaulting people under 16 into private accounts.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Telangana releases investors' guide
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Telangana's Information Technology, Industries and Commerce Minister K.T Rama Rao on Tuesday released the Pink Book, an investor's guide to Telangana.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Daimler India vaccinates truck drivers of all brands
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Truck and bus maker Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) on Tuesday said it has begun free vaccination for truck drivers of all brands at its Oragadam plant near here.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Making shelter homes for transgender persons, says Govt
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) To provide safe and secure shelter to transgender persons in need, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is setting up 'Garima Greh' shelter homes for them.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Porn case: No relief for Kundra from HC on 'illegal arrest' plea
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday declined to grant any interim relief to businessman Raj Kundra, challenging his "illegal" arrest by Mumbai Police in connection with the sensational porn case on July 19.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Basavaraj Bommai chosen as new Karnataka Chief Minister
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) Basavaraj Somappa Bommai was on Tuesday chosen as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka, succeeding B.S. Yediyurappa.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'India aiming at economically, environmentally sustainable food systems'
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The UN Food Systems Summit has given India a lead to define the national pathways to transform our food systems into economically, socially and environmentally sustainable systems, said Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare Shobha Karandlaje. She was virtually addressing the Pre-Summit Ministerial Roundtable on "Transforming Food Systems for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: Rising to the Challenge" of the United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Harappan city of Dholavira declared World Heritage site by UNESCO
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Dholavira, the Harappan city in the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, has been inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
IYC protest at Smriti Irani house over alleged bribery in K'taka free egg scheme
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists on Tuesday staged a protest outside the residence of Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani over the alleged corruption in the free egg distribution scheme meant for children of anganwadis in the Kalyana Karnataka region.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kohli, Rahane back to training on centre wicket after missing warm-up
Durham, July 27 (IANS) Indian Test team captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, who missed the tourists' lone warm-up match against County Select XI due to niggles last week, were back to practice and geared up for the Test series beginning on August 4, with a practice session in the centre wicket.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympics roundup: Indian shooters' reputation in tatters after another forgettable day
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Indian shooters continued to fire blanks at the Tokyo Olympics even as shrill voices continued to grow on social media, calling for accountability, and the national shooting federation president, Raninder Singh, saying that the coaching and support staff of the national squad would be overhauled after the Games.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Chanu returns to Manipur after Oly glory, receives rousing welcome
Imphal, July 27 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu was accorded a hero's welcome on her return to Manipur on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Manipur,Sports
Two Nigerians among six drug-peddlers arrested in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) The Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB), in two separate raids, arrested six drug-peddlers, including two Nigerian nationals, and seized banned narcotics substances like cocaine, Yaba pills, Ecstasy pills and others, from them, police said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JD-U MP says Mukesh Sahani should learn lesson from LJP split
Patna, July 27 (IANS) A day after Mukesh Sahani, the president of Vikassheel Insan Party (VIP), claimed that he was disregarded in the National Democratic Alliance, JD-U MP Sunil Kumar Pintu slammed him on Tuesday and said that he should avoid misconceptions otherwise he would face a situation like that of Chirag Paswan.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Assets worth Rs 85L unearthed from a clerk in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 27 (IANS) The Odisha vigilance sleuths unearthed disproportionate assets over Rs 85 lakh from a head clerk in Sambalpur district on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
183 Covid recoveries, 107 new cases, no death in J&K
Srinagar, July 27 (IANS) There was no Covid related death on Tuesday in J&K where 183 patients recovered and 107 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
CBI arrests BSNL officer in graft case
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said that it has arrested Subodh Mehra, an Accounts Officer of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) in Madhya Pradesh in a graft case.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre confirms French order to freeze Indian assets in Cairn matter
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government has confirmed that a French court has directed the freezing of certain properties of the Indian government in the matter pertaining to the Cairn arbitration award.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Pollard hits out at poor pitches after ODI series loss to Australia
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 27 (IANS) West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has hit out at the quality of pitches laid for the ongoing ODI series against Australia after the Caribbean side lost the series 2-1 here.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Punjab CM appeals to govt employees to call off strike
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Assuring all efforts to resolve their grievances in consultation with the departments concerned, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday appealed to the striking government employees to call off their stir to prevent any further inconvenience to the public.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Himachal Governor expresses pain at natural disasters
Panaji, July 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Arlekar on Tuesday expressed pain at the series of disasters, including landslides, in the northern state following heavy rains.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Yediyurappa reaches legislature party meet with Pradhan, Reddy
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) Karnataka's outgoing Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa reached the venue of the legislature party meeting, scheduled at a private hotel in Bengaluru, to select his successor.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Cong delegation meets Goa Guv, demands dismissal of govt
Panaji, July 27 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to Goa Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai demanding the dismissal of the BJP-led coalition government in the state accusing the latter of failing to protect the interests of Goa.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Tibetan President thanks US for flagging China's abuses
Dharamsala, July 27 (IANS) The President of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Penpa Tsering, said on Tuesday that he is encouraged that concerns about the ongoing abuses in Tibet are being raised by the US, and hoped that China would put an end to 60 long years of repression in Tibet.
2021-07-27
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Mediation the best solution': SC on Kirloskar family feud
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said "mediation is the best solution" while hearing a plea by Kirloskar Brothers Ltd CMD Sanjay Kirloskar challenging a Bombay High Court order for resolution through arbitration in a dispute over the deed of family settlement, in connection with the assets of 133-year-old corporate group.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Pegasus snoop-gate: Maha Cong urges Thackeray to oder probe
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress on Tuesday called upon Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to order a judicial enquiry - on the lines of West Bengal - into the alleged snoop-gate scandal.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Olympics gymnastics: Simone withdraws from team final, USA finishes 2nd
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) American Simone Biles, the biggest name in world of gymnastics, was withdrawn from the team event final following an error on vault which led to a low score and mental health issues.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
'THEMXXNLIGHT': Indian-born US duo to collaborate with rapper Wiz Khalifa
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Popular Indian-American pop collective, 'THEMXXNLIGHT, is gearing up for the global premiere of their second independent release, "Naughty Or Nice".
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP MPs boycott parliamentary panel meet headed by Tharoor
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MPs on Tuesday boycotted the meeting of the parliamentary standing committee on information and technology chaired by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, accusing him of arbitrary behaviour. The BJP MPs alleged that Tharoor tried to push through his own agenda in the meeting.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bommai meets Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) Former Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who is seen as a close confidante of outgoing Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, held a closed-door meeting with him ahead of the legislature party meeting on Tuesday evening.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
CPI (Maoist) inducting children, giving military training: Centre
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The CPI (Maoist) are inducting children in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh and using them for cooking, carrying daily use materials apart from giving them military training, the government told Parliament on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
Indian Navy participates in maritime drill along East Coast of Africa
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy is participating in Exercise Cutlass Express 2021, which got underway on July 26 along the East Coast of Africa.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bommai, Shettar in race for new Karnataka Chief Minister
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) As the countdown begins for the selection of the new Karnataka Chief Minister, sources reveal that former ministers Basavaraj Bommai, and Murugesh Nirani and BJP MLA Aravind Bellad are in the final race for the post.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Olympics: All Swiss podium in women's cross country mountain bike
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Finding gold, silver and bronze medal winners from one country in the same event is tough nowadays after sports like table tennis put a cap on the number of players from a country in a single event to stop dominance of countries like China.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Nothing earbuds available in India on Flipkart from Aug 17
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) London-based consumer tech company Nothing on Tuesday launched its first true wireless earbuds called ear (1) with active noise cancellation (ANC). Nothing ear (1) will be available in India on Flipkart for Rs 5,999 from August 17.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Golden Temple picture jogs lost memory of deaf, dumb boy
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) A 14-year-old deaf and dumb boy, found at Jodhpur railway station in Rajasthan, has finally identified his home state after seeing a picture of the Golden Temple situated in Amritsar in Punjab. He will now be sent there soon, confirmed officials here on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
K'taka leadership contest resembles to T-20 climax
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) The atmosphere in Karnataka resembles an exciting T-20 match on Tuesday as the countdown for the legislature party meeting to elect a new chief minister has begun here in Bengaluru.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
IMF cuts India growth to 9.5% due to Covid Delta, but it retains top spot
United Nations, July 27 (IANS) The Delta variant-spurred Covid-19 second wave has shaved off 3 per cent from the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) previous projection for India's economic growth for fiscal year 2021-22, pegging it now at 9.5 per cent, but the country still remains the world's fastest-growing large economy.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Canada, Germany to lead roadmap in mobilising climate finance
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Climate ministers have taken a step forward towards a successful UN climate summit named COP26, as a constructive meeting in London concluded with countries, including India, coming closer on key issues such as actions to keep the 1.5-degree Celsius goal alive, adaptation finance and concluding the Paris rulebook.
2021-07-27
Category: International, India,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Kerala guv asks VCs to hold campaigns against dowry
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 (IANS) Keeping date with his promise that he will work as a volunteer to campaign against dowry, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Tuesday, while addressing a meeting of Vice-Chancellors, said creating a mindset which refuses to accept the practice of dowry, is the need of the hour.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Public sector banks have Rs 16,597 cr of unclaimed deposits
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) State-run banks have unclaimed deposits worth Rs 16,596.90 crore, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Senior journalists move SC for probe into Pegasus snooping scandal
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Veteran journalists N. Ram and Sashi Kumar have moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction for an independent probe by its sitting or retired judge into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
VHP to set up 'Gau Raksha' committees, appoint 'Gau Rakshaks'
Prayagraj (UP), July 27 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) will set up 'Gau Raksha' (cow protection) committees in all the villages, besides appointing 'Gau Rakshaks' (cow protectors).
2021-07-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Will Delhi ever be free from water-logging?
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Be it bus or metro commuters or people driving their own vehicles, all had to spend hours to reach their destination as heavy rainfall since early morning on Tuesday resulted in extensive water-logging, which happens everytime there is a downpour in the national capital.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Observers Pradhan, Kishen Reddy hold meetings
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Kishen Reddy, who have been appointed as observers to monitor the selection of the new Karnataka Chief Minister, held meetings with various party leaders just before the legislature party meeting on Tuesday evening.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Mamata meets Modi, demands more vaccines & medicines
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what she called a courtesy meeting. This is the first official meeting between Prime Minister and Banerjee in the national capital after she became chief minister of West Bengal for the third time after stunning victory in assembly polls. The meeting, held at Prime Minister's residence, lasted for around 45 minutes.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala actor-turned-MLA Mukesh's second marriage also breaks down
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 (IANS) Actor-turned-Kerala legislator Mukesh's second marriage is also on the rocks.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Politics
Natural antioxidant can help treat insomnia, stress: Experts
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The havoc induced by Covid-19 has affected sleep, and increased stress and anxiety, impacting physical as well as mental health of people. Natural antioxidant Gamma Oryzanol may help improve sleep and anxiety, say health experts.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
German envoy shows interest in investing in Punjab
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has extended his government's full support to German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner, who evinced keen interest in investing in the key sectors of mobility, engineering, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and renewable energy in the state.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
China clinches 6th straight Olympic gold in women's synchronised 10m platform
TOKYO, July 27 (IANS) Chen Yuxi and Zhang Jiaqi stormed to a resounding victory in the women's synchronised 10m platform at Tokyo 2020 on Tuesday, extending China's perfect record in the event since the 2000 Olympics.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Breastfeeding results in a healthier mother-child duo
New Delhi, July 27 (IANSlife) According to the World Health Organisation, breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival. However, nearly two out of three infants are not exclusively breastfed for the recommended 6 months -- a rate that has not improved in 2 decades.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pawan Kalyan, Rana's film to release on Sankranthi
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Actor Pawan Kalyan and Rana Daggubati's upcoming untitled venture has been locked for a Makar Sankranthi release in 2022. The film is tentatively titled as "PSPK Rana Movie".
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Vanity and sanity check, for new moms
New Delhi, July 27 (IANSlife) It is rather challenging for a new mom to find 'Me Time'. Self-care doesn't mean one has to spend hours looking into a mirror, even a basic skincare and hair-care routine can be effective and will give the desired result.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'MasterChef Australia' topper Justin Narayan on why India food is a winner (Ld)
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) He swept the judges off their feet with his Indian take on tacos -- "daal bhaat" and "chicken jalfrezi", among many other delicacies. The winner of the 13th season of 'MasterChef Australia', Justin Narayan, has decoded why Indian flavours hit the right taste buds every time.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Yogi's initiative to check child malnutrition in UP
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) Ramping up the facilities to improve the nutritional level in children of Uttar Pradesh, the department of child development and nutrition in the state has installed baby weighing machines and stadiometer machines in the Anganwadi centres of all the districts.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
WhatsApp to empower 100 Indian NGOs via 'Chat For Impact Bootcamp'
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) WhatsApp on Tuesday announced to empower 100 social impact organisations in India that would be trained on using the mobile messaging platform for better community engagement.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
All key issues in advanced stage of resolution, Amarinder to Sidhu
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday told the newly-constituted state Congress team that all key issues of concern raised by them were already in advanced stages of resolution by his government, which had been working on them in close coordination with the party.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Amid din, RS passes Marine Aids to Navigation Bill, 2021
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Amid din, the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the 'The Marine Aids to Navigation Bill, 2021, that will replace old law governing lighthouses and provide a fresh framework to establish and manage vessel traffic services.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Second Covid shot safe after allergic reactions to first dose: Study
New York, July 27 (IANS) An allergic reaction after the first mRNA Covid-19 vaccine dose scares people from taking the next shot. However, a new study has shown that the second shot is safe and does not present any complications.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Naomi bows out as Garbine, Paula & Belinda advance (Ld)
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka's bid for a gold medal in her home country ended quickly on Tuesday with the world No. 2 being ousted by Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 6-4 in the third round of the Tokyo Olympic Games here.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Vedanta to invest Rs 6.6K cr on Balco expansion
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Oil and gas and metals company Vedanta plans major expansion at Bharat Aluminium Company's (Balco) smelter capacity which will involve an investment of Rs 6,611 crore over the next 18-24 months.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
7 oppn parties write to prez, seek time on snooping, farmers issue
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Amid logjam in Parliament over the snooping row and farmers protests, seven opposition parties on Tuesday wrote to the President of India Ram Nath Kovind to intervene.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Picking the perfect flooring
New Delhi, July 27 (IANSlife) We regularly invest a ton of energy choosing the insides of our home and the shades of our walls. But its the flooring at home which can truly change the look of the space. Investing in the right flooring will last you a lifetime. Yet, picking for the Indian seasons can be overwhelming and costly, so before you buy check out these flooring options, shared by Vikas Gupta, CEO, Greyweave.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Arun Singh reaches Yediyurappa's residence for discussions
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) BJP's Karnataka state in-charge Arun Singh, along with state party chief Nalin Kumar Kateel, reached the residence of outgoing Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday to hold discussions regarding the selection of his successor.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
ED seeks details of FIR, banking records of Kundra in porn case
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is all set to launch a probe into the alleged financial dealings of Raj Kundra, the businessman husband of Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, who has been arrested by the Mumbai police as the prime accused in a pornographic films racket case.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Swap out harmful chemical based skincare products
New Delhi, July 27 (IANSlife) For everyone who thinks spending a huge amount of money to achieve the skin of their dreams is the way to go, they are mistaken. According to various dermatologists, a plethora of posh and frilly cosmetic products available in the marketplace along with being a waste of money, can also cause more harm than good.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
BJP observers Dharmenda Pradhan, Kishen Reddy reach K'taka
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Kishen Reddy, named as observers by BJP high command at the legislature party meeting in Bengaluru on Tuesday to elect the B.S. Yediyurappa's successor as Karnataka Chief Minister, have reached the state.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
IITs partner Testbook for 360° job preparation programme
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) at Madras, Roorkee and Ropar have partnered with the government job preparation platform Testbook.com, for its 360-degree job preparation programme.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Education
Over 75K kids either lost one/both parents in Covid, SC told
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has informed the Supreme Court that over 75,000 children have either lost one parent or became an orphan during the Covid-19 pandemic and are in need of care and protection.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Andhra to set up 2 multi-modal logistics parks
Amaravati, July 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy on Tuesday said, two multi-modal logistics parks will be set up in the state.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Hyderabad FC sign Spanish defender Gonzalez for upcoming season
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side Hyderabad FC have signed 34-year-old Spanish defender Juan Antonio Gonzalez on a one-year deal, the club has announced.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Football
Stalin woos PMK by issuing order for Vanniyars quota
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin is apparently trying to woo the AIADMK alliance partner, Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) by issuing a government order of 10.5 per cent reservation for the Vanniyar community. The PMK is the political arm of the Vanniyar community.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
'What school doesn't teach you' in a debut book
New Delhi, July 27 (IANSlife) It was during a lunch break conversation with colleagues that Singapore-based Indian author, Nihit Mohan, was fronted with the question of many life skills not being taught in school. Learning how to manage stress, time and failures often happens the hard way for most, and for Mohan, the thought was intriguing enough to pen a book on being more prepared to deal with life's real situations.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The power of words for your child's emotional growth
New Delhi, July 27 (IANSlife) Taking care of your child's emotional growth has never been more important than it is today, owing to the pandemic. There are numerous tools readily available and easy to teach so kids can learn and practice affirmations. Affirmations are positive statements that are encouraging and motivational. Kids can receive positive affirmations from others, like their parents or teachers, and they can learn to use them when they talk to themselves or think about things.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Mother beaten by police in UP, son commits suicide; 10 cops shifted
Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), July 27 (IANS) Ten policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat have been relieved of their duties after a 22-year-old man - the son of a local RSS leader -- allegedly ended his life by hanging when his mother was roughed up and their house ransacked by police, following a brawl at a Covid vaccination camp in the district, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mamata meets Kamal Nath in Delhi, discusses political situation in country
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is working on a strategy for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls against the Modi government, met several opposition leaders in the national capital on Tuesday. Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath met the Bengal CM at 2 p.m. for nearly 40 minutes at the TMC office.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian astronomers part of team spotting unique Gamma-ray burst
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A group of astronomers, few of them Indians, have detected a very short, powerful burst of high-energy radiation that lasted for about a second and had been racing towards Earth for nearly half the present age of the universe.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
Anita Dongre's ode to Bhuj
New Delhi, July 27 (IANSlife) Fashion designer Anita Dongre's latest ensemble of outfits celebrates the rural communities and craft traditions of the Kutch region of India.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Border clash: Amit Shah urges Assam, Mizoram CMs to maintain peace
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, July 27 (IANS) As the Assam-Mizoram border row turned violent on Monday with a spate of clashes and five Assam Police personnel being shot dead, Union Home Minister Amit Shah talked over phone with both the Chief Ministers and urged them to maintain peace and protect the people.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
New index ranks rainforests' vulnerability to climate, human impact
Washington, July 27 (IANS) An international team of scientists, including from NASA, have created a tropical rainforest vulnerability index which shows how the world's rainforests are responding to warming climate and deforestation.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
With rooms, restaurants empty, hoteliers hope guests will check-in from Sept
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) With feeder markets like Maharashtra for domestic travellers and overseas for international travellers not feeding them, star hotels in the city continue to have empty rooms despite Covid-19 relaxations, industry officials said.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Kunal Jaisingh: Important to look good, stay fit for an actor
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Kunal Jaisingh, who was last seen playing a negative character on the show 'Kyun Utthe Dil Chhod Aaye', says it is important for actors to look good and stay fit.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sona Mohapatra first Indian independent musician to make it to Times Square billboard
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Artist and producer Sona Mohapatra made her debut appearance on the iconic Times Square billboard in New York on Monday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Skylo and FISHCOPFED team up to improve fishermen safety, increase catch
New Delhi/Bengaluru, 27 July (IANS) Skylo, the world's first and most affordable end-to-end narrowband IoT solution, and India's National Federation of Fishers Cooperatives Ltd (FISHCOPFED), the apex institution of the Indian Fisheries Cooperative Movement, have partnered to deliver Skylo's IoT-based solutions to marine fishing and aquaculture sectors, including monitoring oxygen and pH levels of water in ponds across the states (aquaculture and inland fisheries) and enhancing fish yields and profitability for the fish farmers.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sofia Hayat says many B'wood aspirants tricked into doing porn
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) On a day when businessman Raj Kundra, who stands accused in a pornography case, was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a Mumbai court, former "Bigg Boss" contestant Sofia Hayat said on Tuesday that it is not uncommon for Bollywood aspirants to be tricked into shooting for pornographic films by unscurpulous businessmen.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Olympics: Siblings in rivalry, the Hayward brothers from Australia, New Zealand
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Brothers have played together at the Olympics from the days of Dhyan Chand and Roop Singh, who represented India in the 1932 and 1936 Olympics.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
ZEE5 brings 'Break Point' genre-breaking show featuring Leander Peas, Mahesh Bhupathi (Ld)
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) One of the top OTT players, ZEE5 continues to produce engaging and high-impact content. Adding to their list of marquee shows is 'Break Point'.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
TN in process of retrieving encroached temple land across state
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment (HR&CE) department of the Tamil Nadu government has started retrieving encroached temple land. The department has, according to the Minister for HR&CE, P.K. Sekar Babu, retrieved around Rs 600 crore worth temple land and has targeted to retrieve land worth Rs 10,000 crore in the near future.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Congress mounts more attack on govt over Pegasus row
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress of not allowing the Parliament to function, the grand old party hit back saying it is not interested in a meaningful debate and it has yet to accept its demand for discussion and Supreme Court monitored probe into alleged Pegasus project issue.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Flipkart Pay Later targeting 2X growth over next six months
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) Homegrown e-commerce marketplace Flipkart India plans major expansion of its Flipkart Pay Later credit offering, riding on the phenomenal growth of micro credit services in the country brought about by a fintech revolution.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Krunal Pandya tests positive for Covid-19, 2nd T20I postponed
Colombo, July 27 (IANS) The second T20 International between India and Sri Lanka scheduled to be played on Tuesday night has been postponed by a day after Indian all-rounder Krunal Pandya tested positive for Covid-19.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Nidhhi Agerwal's dream comes true after being directed by Farah Khan
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Actress Nidhhi Agerwal will soon be seen with actor Sonu Sood in a music video, directed by Farah Khan. The actress is thrilled with the opportunity of working with the choreographer-director.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan aim to fine-tune side before T20 WC with series vs West Indies
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 27 (IANS) The four-match T20I series between West Indies and Pakistan will begin at the Kensington Oval on Wednesday with the tourists aiming to dominate the home team and fine-tune their squad ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman later this year.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
HMIL invests over $4 bn in last 25 yrs
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor India Ltd on Tuesday said it has invested over $4 billion in India in the last 25 years.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vipul Amrutlal Shah decodes what makes 'Human' interesting
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Vipul Amrutlal Shah, who has co-directed 'Human', shared that the upcoming medical thriller web-series revolves around the world of human drug testing and that it makes the topic very interesting.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Amid cabinet expansion buzz, Maken to visit Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress in-charge Ajay Maken will be on a two-day visit to Jaipur from Wednesday (July 28) during which he will have a one-on-one meeting with MLAs to get first-hand feedback for the much-awaited cabinet reshuffle and expansion in the state.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Test Covid shots in more children, FDA tells Pfizer, Moderna
Washington, July 27 (IANS) As the US government plans to soon roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children under 12, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested vaccine makers Pfizer and Moderna to expand their trial size on coronavirus shots to include several thousand school-aged children before seeking authorisation, media reports said.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Nishad Party leader booked for asking people to kill Phoolan's assassin
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), July 27 (IANS) Shikhar Agarwal, state general secretary of the Nishad Party and also one of the main accused in 2018 Bulandshahr violence, has been booked for allegedly instigating a group of people to kill the man who had shot dead dacoit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi in 2001.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
HMIL invested over $4 bn in last 25 years
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor India has invested over $4 billion in India in the last 25 years.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'MasterChef Australia' winner Justin Narayan decodes Indian flavours: Super Delicious!
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) He swept the judges off their feet with his Indian take on tacos -- "daal bhaat" and "chicken jalfrezi", among many other delicacies. The winner of the 13th season of "MasterChef Australia", Justin Narayan, has decoded why Indian flavours hit the right taste buds every time.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rolls-Royce tax row: Court stays adverse remarks against TN actor Vijay
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) A division bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday passed an interim stay against an order of a single bench of the high court against Tamil superstar and actor Vijay labelling him as 'anti national' after he challenged an entry tax demand while importing a Rolls-Royce 'Ghost' luxury car from England in 2012.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
China's Nanjing tightens restrictive measures
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Authorities in Nanjing, capital of China's Jiangsu Province, on Tuesday ordered the tightening of restrictive measures in the wake of the recent spike in Covid-19 infections.
2021-07-27
Category: International, China,Politics
WeChat suspends new users registrations in China
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Social messaging app WeChat said on Tuesday it has temporarily suspended registration of new users in China, as the regulators in the country comes down heavily on the internet firms.
2021-07-27
Category: International, China,Technology
50% of BSES' power portfolio to turn green by 2024
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure-led BSES, which has been championing the cause of sustainability, is set to turn around 50 per cent or 3,300 MW of its power portfolio green by 2024, sources said.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Chinese pair takes air rifle mixed gold, Indians nowhere in contention
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) The Chinese pair of Yang Qian and Yang Haoran defeated the United States' Mary Carolynn Tucker and Lucas Kozeniesky 17-13 in the 10m air rifle mixed team event final at the Asaka Shooting Range, even as two top Indian pairs -- and medal hopefuls -- bowed out tamely in the first round of qualification.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
realme 1st Android brand to launch magnetic wireless charging: Report
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Smartphone brand realme is set to launch a new device with MagDart wireless magnetic charger which will be the first in the Android ecosystem.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
7,316 Covid deaths in Kerala fudged: Congress
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 (IANS) Almost a month after Kerala State Health Minister Veena George promised to come out with a list of Covid deaths following Congress-led UDF allegation that the deaths were being fudged, on Tuesday the Leader of Opposition V.D. Satheesan brought a list that said that 7,316 Covid deaths have been understated.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
New CM for K'taka likely to be announced today
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) The BJP high command is likely to announce the new candidate for the post of the chief minister of Karnataka after the legislature party meeting on Tuesday, sources said.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Covid watch: Spain's men's cycling team coach tests Covid+ one day before time trial
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Pascual Momparler, the coach of Spain's men's cycling road race team, has had to go into quarantine after testing positive for Covid-19.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Sex ban at Olympics is a big laughing stock for me: Ex-German athlete
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) While the Tokyo Olympics organisers might be going all out to give an "anti-sex" push to the quadrennial showpiece because of fear of the spread of the Covid-19 virus due to intimate contact, a former German long jumper has said that it's hard to stop athletes from doing what they want to do.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Arun Singh arrives in B'luru ahead of BJP MLAs meet tonight
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) BJP Karnataka unit in-charge Arun Singh, accompanied by the state BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel, arrived at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIAL) on Tuesday afternoon from New Delhi to oversee the legislature party meet scheduled to take place later on the day.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Huge blast rocks Germany's Leverkusen city
Berlin, July 27 (IANS) A huge explosion rocked Germany's western city of Leverkusen on Tuesday, local media WDR reported.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Germany,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi govt begins process for revising circle rates
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Delhi government has initiated the process for revising the circle rates of properties in the national capital, sources said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tata Motors rolls out 10K units of all new Safari
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors on Tuesday rolled out the 10,000th unit of the all new Safari from its manufacturing facility in Pune.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Srinagar youth shot at by gunmen succumbs to injuries (Ld)
Srinagar, July 27 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth shot at by unidentified assailants on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city has succumbed to critical injuries in the hospital.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yogi visits Kalyan Singh who remains critical
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The health condition of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and ex-governor of Rajasthan, Kalyan Singh, remains critical.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Torrent Gas to add 80,000 domestic CNG connections in Chennai
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Tuesday brought the Chennai, Tiruvallur districts under Torrent Gas market map inaugurating 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) stations and one City Gate Station or mother station.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Capacity, fare regulations slowing India's aviation sector recovery: IATA
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Centres regulations on capacity utilisation as well as fare caps on domestic aviation sector is slowing down the industrys recovery, global airlines' association IATA said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cong veteran Oscar Fernandes undergoes surgery, condition stable
Mangaluru (Karnataka), July 27 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader, Oscar Fernandes underwent almost six-hour long surgery on the wee hours of Tuesday and his long-time aides claim that he is stable, but is still in coma.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Vatican Cardinal to go on trial for fraud
Vatican City, July 27 (IANS) A Vatican Cardinal, who was once a close adviser to Pope Francis, will face a trial over allegedly misusing Church funds in a London property venture, a media report said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Holy See (vatican City State),Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Extreme weather events in India bear climate change footprint
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Floods in Maharashtra, north Bihar, rockslides and cloudburst in Himachal Pradesh, excessive rainfall in Goa and Uttarakhand's two districts -- these indicate the increasing intensity of the extreme weather events across the Indian landscape.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sensex sheds early gains amid global selloff, healthcare stocks plunge (Ld)
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) The Indian stock market reversed all its gains made earlier in the day amid a global selloff.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Eyes may signal 'long Covid': Study
Istanbul, July 27 (IANS) Nerve fibre loss and an increase in key immune (dendritic) cells on the surface of the eye -- cornea -- may help identify patients with 'long Covid', according to a small study.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
BJP MLC bats for population control law in Bihar
Patna, July 27 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally Janata Dal (United) in Bihar have had political differences on the contentious population control law. BJP MLC Sanjay Paswan on Tuesday said the population control law is the need of the hour and should be implemented in the state.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
AP's special vaccination drive inoculates 11.78 lakh people in one day
Amaravati, July 27 (IANS) In a special vaccine drive, Andhra Pradesh government inoculated as many as 11.78 lakh people, said a health official on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Abhinandan drops Jindal from his screen name
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Television actor Abhinandan Jindal will only be known by his first name from now on. The actor, who featured in the popular TV show 'Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega', has dropped his surname.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Americans' optimism about country's direction drops: Poll
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Americans' optimism about the direction of the country has dropped nearly 20 points, according to a latest news poll.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
Haryana CM inaugurates Hyundai Motors India headquarters in Gurugram
Gurugram, July 27 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday inaugurated South Korean automobile major Hyundai Motors' India headquarters in Gurugram.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Haryana,National,Business/Economy
Sushant Singh Rajput tribute film to release in theatres after Delhi HC denies stay
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has again denied a stay on the movie 'Nyay The Justice' based on Sushant Singh Rajput's case.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Porn case: Raj Kundra sent to judicial custody till Aug 10 (Ld)
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Businessman Raj Kundra -- the prime accused in a sensational porn films racket case -- has been remanded to judicial custody for two weeks till August 10, his lawyer Abad Ponda said here on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
RSS to boost immunity in children with Vedic period Ayurvedic medicine
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has taken the initiative to popularise 'Suvarna Prashan', an Ayurvedic medicine which was adopted in the Vedic period, and now by the people of Uttar Pradesh to increase the immunity in children before the expected third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic hits the state.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Positive signs of progress in women's hockey team: Coach Marijne
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team's Dutch coach Sjoerd Marijne said on Tuesday that he had noted "positive signs of progress" in India's performance against Germany, and the team was focused on playing a much improved game against Great Britain next at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Zee5 brings 'Break Point' genre-breaking show featuring Leander Peas, Mahesh Bhupathi
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) One of the top OTT players, ZEE5 continues to produce engaging and high-impact content. Adding to their list of marquee shows is 'Break Point'.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Taliban attack on Afghan city foiled, 28 militants dead
Kabul, July 27 (IANS) Afghan security forces have foiled a Taliban attack on the city of Taluqan city, the capital of Takhar province, and killed 28 militants, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Kerala HC slams govt for shoddy probe in felling of trees
Kochi, July 27 (IANS) The division bench of the Kerala High Court headed by Chief Justice S. Manikumar on Tuesday came down heavily on the manner in which the state Police is probing the alleged scam of felling of trees.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jubin Nautiyal, Payal Dev's single 'Dil lauta do' out
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Singers Jubin Nautiyal and Payal Dev have come together for a soulful single titled 'Dil lauta do'. The video features Saiyami Kher and Sunny Kaushal.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Violence not part of 'Kashmiriyat', Prez Kovind tells youth
Srinagar/ New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Violence, which was never part of 'Kashmiriyat', became the daily reality in Jammu and Kashmir, said President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday urging the younger generation to learn from their rich legacy of peaceful coexistence.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
In the race for fifth generation fighter jets, India may buy Russia's 'checkmate' plane-Chinese analysts
New Delhi, July 27: In the race for fifth generation fighter jets, India may opt for Russias latest 'checkmate' plane to deter China, instead of the US F-35, which falls in the same category, say Chinese military analysts.
2021-07-27
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Delta variant identified in Chinese city's clusters
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) The virus strain behind the latest Covid-19 infection cluster in Nanjing, the capital city of China's Jiangsu province, has been identified as the highly infectious Delta variant, local authorities said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
To show the solidarity with Afghans against Taliban, Pashtuns of all hues holding massive rally in Pakistan
New Delhi, July 27: Social media is buzzing. A large gathering of Pashtun leaders is being held on July 27, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistans 'wild west' on the issue of Afghanistan. Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), a civil society group composed of ethnic Pashtuns living in Pakistan's tribal areas, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces, and parts of Karachi, has organised the 'jalsa' in support of the peace and stability in Afghanistan.
2021-07-27
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Yogi puts UP on alert mode for third wave
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has put the state on alert mode in view of the possible third wave of the pandemic.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
MediaTek launches new chip for next gen tablets
Taipei, July 27 (IANS) Chip-maker MediaTek on Tuesday announced the launch of Kompanio 1300T, a chip designed to enhance premium computing experience in tablets.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology
Seoul, Pyongyang restore communication hotlines
Seoul, July 27 (IANS) South Korea and North Korea have restored their cross-border communication lines that had been severed for over a year, the presidential Blue House in Seoul announced on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Vijayan, Cong-led oppn clash over Covid restrictions in Kerala Assembly
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 (IANS) The Kerala Assembly on Tuesday witnessed heated debate between the Congress-led Opposition and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the continued lockdown in the state.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Porn case: Raj Kundar gets judicial custody till Aug 10
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Businessman Raj Kundra ?- prime accused in the sensational porn films racket case ?- has been remanded to judicial custody for two weeks till August 10, his lawyer Abad Ponda said here on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
BJP mulling social engineering to control after-tremors in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) The BJP, facing daunting task of finding a suitable replacement for the four-and-a-half decade unquestionable leadership of Yediyurappa in Karnataka, is mulling various options, according to party insiders. The options include establishing a leadership to consolidate Scheduled Caste, other backward communities and Vokkaliga votes for the party along with keeping the Lingayat vote bank intact.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Wildfire in California threatens over 10,000 homes
San Francisco, July 27 (IANS) A massive wildfire, which has so far scorched 197,487 acres of timber and brush across two counties in California, is still threatening over 10,000 homes even after 22 per cent containment.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Disney+ Hotstar announces upcoming slate featuring Ajay Devgn, Shabana Azmi
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Content streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar on Tuesday announced its lineup, headlined by Bollywood personalities like Shabana Azmi, Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan and Pratik Gandhi among many others.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
German gymnasts fight sexualisation of sport through their outfits
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Even as Simone Biles was the point of focus in the gymnastics arena, it were the German women gymnasts who created the buzz with their full-body unitard outfits instead of the usual bikini-cut leotard outfits.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Markandeya dam dispute: Central Water Commission seeks details from 4 states
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) The Central Water Commission (CWC) has sought details from the southern states -- Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry -- on the dispute arising over the Karnataka state constructing a dam on the Markandeya river.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Aus state set to end Covid lockdown
Adelaide, July 27 (IANS) The state of South Australia (SA) will end its Covid-19 lockdown on Wednesday after successfully suppressing a new outbreak with 19 cases linked to an infection cluster, Premier Steven Marshall announced on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Adani Ports & SEZ 1st Indian infra firm to raise 20-year's money from markets
Ahmedabad, July 27 (IANS) Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), the transport and logistics arm of the diversified Adani portfolio, had successfully priced a $750 million senior unsecured dollar notes issuance with 20 years and 10.5 years tranches at a fixed coupon of 5.0 per cent and 3.8 per cent respectively.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Gujarat,Business/Economy
Olympics: German gymnasts fight sexualisation of sport through their outfits
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Even as Simone Biles was the point of focus in the gymnastics arena, it were German women gymnasts who created the buzz with their full-body unitard outfits instead of the usual bikini-cut leotard outfits.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi, Goa CMs cross swords on Twitter
Panaji, July 27 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal crossed swords on Twitter, a day after Power Ministers of the two states engaged in a public spat in pollbound Goa, over the benefits of power tariff models implemented by their respective governments.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
AIMPLB opposes uniform civil code, terms it 'unworkable'
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has termed the proposed Uniform Civil Code (UCC) as 'unconstitutional and unworkable for a diverse country like India'.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Syria works to facilitate refugees' return: Assad
Damascus, July 27 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that his government is working continuously for the return of refugees to the country.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Can't take elitist view on begging, they have no choice: SC
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it cannot take an elitist view on begging and referred to it as a socio-economic problem. The top court emphasized that beggars are forced to take to streets to eke out a living in the absence of education and employment.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
PM hits out at Cong for disrupting parliament, says expose them
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit out at the Congress for not allowing the parliament to function properly and causing repeated disruptions in both Houses. The Prime Minister was speaking at the BJP's Parliamentary Party meeting here on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Libya imposes curfew due to Covid surge
Tripoli, July 27 (IANS) The Libyan government has imposed a curfew due to increasing Covid-19 infections, while the nationwide vaccination continues.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Will overhaul coaching staff, NRAI chief after shooters' dismal show
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president, Raninder Singh, said on Tuesday that there will be an "overhaul of coaching and support staff" after several top medal hopefuls in shooting kept disappointing one after another at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Father kills daughter in the name of 'honour'
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), July 27 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl was allegedly shot dead by her father to save the 'family's honour' when she tried to elope with her boyfriend.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Civilian gunned by militants in Srinagar
Srinagar, July 27 (IANS) Militants shot at a civilian on Tuesday in the Srinagar city of Jammu and Kashmir. He was shifted to hospital in a critical condition.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Delhi to send docs, healthcare workers' names for Padma awards
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to recommend the names of doctors and healthcare workers for this year's Padma Award, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Florida condo collapse toll reaches 98
Miami, July 27 (IANS) The death toll from the partial collapse of a 12-storey residential building in Surfside, a beachside town in Florida, has increased to 98 following the identification of the last victim, authorities said.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP observers leave for K'taka to select BSY's successor
Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) The stage is all set in Karnataka for the selection of the next chief minister as union ministers -- Dharmendra Pradhan and G. Kishan Reddy set off for Bengaluru from Delhi on Tuesday afternoon. The two have been made central observers to oversee the selection of Yediyurappa's successor.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Radhika Apte, Vikrant Massey to star in thriller 'Forensic'
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Actors Radhika Apte and Vikrant Massey will be seen sharing screen space in the upcoming suspense crime thriller titled 'Forensic'.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tunisian President extends curfew hours
Tunis, July 27 (IANS) Tunisian President Kais Saied extended the hours of night curfew across the country from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. until August 27, an official statement said.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Tunisia,Politics
Mamata likely to meet PM Modi after 4 pm
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is on a four-day visit to Delhi will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday evening.
2021-07-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Sonu Sood: Small businesses are the basic backbone of our country
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) For the past few weeks, actor and social worker Sonu Sood has been actively campaigning on social media with the hashtag #supportsmallbusiness.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Over 2,100 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast
Tripoli, July 27 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that more than 2,100 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast and returned to the country in the past week.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Olympics football: Spain have injury issues ahead of key Argentina encounter
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) There was mixed news for the Spanish football team at the Tokyo Olympics as they prepared for Thursday's decisive group match against Argentina.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
'Fan' commits suicide, Yediyurappa appeals for calm
Chamarajnagar/Bengaluru, July 27 (IANS) A 35-year-old labourer allegedly committed suicide by hanging after he was reportedly frustrated over the resignation of B.S. Yediyurappa from the Chief Minister's post, said the police
2021-07-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Olympics: Boxer Lovlina beats German opponent to reach quarters in 69kg
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) India's Lovlina Borgohain advanced to the next round in the women's 69kg boxing competition by beating Germany's Nadine Apetz, a boxer nearly 12 years elder to her, 3-2 to reach the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics here on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
5 people killed in hours-long standoff in California
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Five people, including the suspect, were killed during an hours-long standoff in California's Wasco city, local authorities said.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hubble finds evidence of water vapour on Jupiter Moon
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Astronomers have, for the first time, uncovered evidence of water vapour in the atmosphere of Jupiter's moon Ganymede using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Mary Simon sworn in as Canada's 30th Governor General
Ottawa, July 27 (IANS) Mary Simon has been sworn in as Canada's 30th Governor General, becoming the first-ever indigenous person to take over the post.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Chinese FM, US Deputy State Secy discuss responsible management of ties
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) In a first face-to-face meeting, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and visiting US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman discussed "ways to set terms for responsible management" of bilateral ties.
2021-07-27
Category: International, China,Politics
'Hope govt will respond', SC on plea for regulation of clinical establishments
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice on a PIL seeking direction to Centre to operationalize all the provisions of the Clinical Establishments Act, 2010 and Clinical Establishment Rules, 2012, across the country. The plea filed by Jan Swasthya Abhiyan claimed the private healthcare centres and hospitals are exploiting patients and not following the uniform protocols.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Fuel prices could have reduced by Rs 1 but for OMCs' reluctance
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The reluctance of oil marketing companies to make a downward revision of fuel prices in line with softening of global oil and product prices over past fortnight has prevented consumers from getting at least Rs 1 per litre relief on prevailing retail prices on petrol and diesel.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nokia unveils 3 smartphones, audio portfolio
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced three new smartphones and a new audio portfolio.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
FMCG revenue growth seen doubling to 10-12% this fiscal: Crisil
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Revenue growth of the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector will double from 5-6 per cent reported for last fiscal to 10-12 per cent in 2021-22, said Crisil Ratings.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Houthis in Yemen release 2 Al Qaeda prisoners: Official
Sanaa, July 27 (IANS) The Houthi militia group in Yemen releasedtwo mid-level members of the Al Qaeda terror group after a local meditation in the country's central province of al-Bayda, a military official said.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Yemen,Politics,Terrorism
Olympics: Sharath Kamal goes down fighting to world No. 1 Ma Long
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) India's Achanta Sharath Kamal put up a superb fight against world No. 1, China's Ma Long -- the reigning Olympic and world champion -- but went out with his head held high as he lost 1-4 in a men's singles third-round match of the Tokyo Olympics table tennis competition.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Amitabh Bachchan takes part in Green India Challenge
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday took part in Green India Challenge by planting saplings at Ramoji Film City here.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Iran busts terror group, arrests 36 people
Tehran, July 27 (IANS) Iran's security and intelligence forces have disbanded a terrorist group and arrested 36 people across the country in connection, a judiciary official said.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Terrorism
Tata Communications launches IZOTM Financial Cloud platform in India
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler on Tuesday announced the launch of 'IZOTM Financial Cloud, a purpose-built community cloud platform, enabling next-gen digital transformation, customised to meet the stringent data privacy and protection compliance and security guidelines defined by Indias regulators for the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Antibodies drop 50% in 3 months of Pfizer, AstraZeneca jabs: Study
London, July 27 (IANS) Total antibody levels produced by both Pfizer and AstraZeneca appear to start declining from as early as six weeks after two vaccine doses and can reduce by more than 50 per cent over 10 weeks, according to a new study stressing the need for booster doses.
2021-07-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Kerala Bishop offers sops for families having 5 or more kids
Thiruvananthapuram, July 27 (IANS) The Syro Malabar Church Pala diocese has announced sops for all families in their diocese if they have five or more children and this would be applicable to couples who have been married after 2000.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Odisha police busts newborn trafficking racket, 7 arrested
Bhubaneswar, July 27 (IANS) Five women are among seven people arrested from Odisha's steel city Rourkela as police cracked a newborn babies trafficking racket flourishing across interstate borders, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN to micromanage 11 districts with higher Covid caseload
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu health minister, Ma Subramanian has directed the state health department to immediately start micromanaging operations in the 11 districts of the state that have detected slight increase in fresh Covid cases.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Appeal to rethink as Parliament meant for discussion: Venkaiah Naidu in RS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Amid the opposition's continued disruption on Tuesday, the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu appealed to all the leaders to rethink their decision as Parliament is meant for discussion.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mani Ratnam's 'Navarasa' trailer out
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) The trailer of the much-awaited Tamil anthology 'Navarasa' spearheaded by Mani Ratnam and filmmaker Jayendra Panchapakesan is out on Tuesday. The film is all set to premiere on Netflix on August 6.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Home favourite Naomi Osaka loses in straight sets to Marketa Vondrousova
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Four-time Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka's run at the Tokyo Olympic Games came to an end with the Japanese star losing to 2019 French Open runner-up, Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-4 in the third round on Tuesday,
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Airstrikes hit base of Iraqi paramilitary
Baghdad, July 27 (IANS) Two airstrikes hit a base belonging to the Iraqi paramilitary Hashd Shaabi or the Popular Mobilization Forces in Najaf province, south of the capital Baghdad, according to an official statement.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Musk criticises Apple as Tesla posts record profit
San Francisco, July 27 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk has criticised Apple, saying the iPhone maker uses more cobalt in its batteries than Tesla.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Gulfam Khan excited about being part of 'Ziddi Dil Maane Na'
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Actress Gulfam Khan, who is known for featuring in popular shows like 'Laado 2', 'Naamkarann' and 'Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon', is thrilled to be part of her upcoming show, 'Ziddi Dil Maane Na'.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP undertakes 'Chalo Proddaturu' to oppose Tipu Sultan statue
Amaravati, July 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Somu Veerraju on Tuesday undertook the 'Chalo Proddaturu' agitation programme to protest against the plan to install the statue of Tipu Sultan. Proddaturu is a town in YSR Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Najib Mikati named Lebanon's new PM
Beirut, July 27 (IANS) Najib Mikati was named as Lebanon's new Prime Minister with 72 votes in parliament following months of political turmoil in the crises-hit country.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Congress forms 7-member panel on Assam-Mizoram border issue
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday constituted seven member committee to look into the matter of dispute at Assam-Mizoram Border.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Arjun on body transformation: Working towards bettering myself
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor, who recently opened up about his body transformation, says he is working towards bettering himself every day.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
6.5-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia, no casualties
Jakarta, July 27 (IANS) A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province, but there were no reports of damages or casualties, local agencies said.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Sidharth Malhotra: Aware Captain Batra's family would watch 'Shershaah'
Dras, July 27 (IANS) Sidharth Malhotra confesses nervousness as he gears up for the release of 'Shershaah', his ambitious new film slated for an OTT release on August 12.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rainfall causes waterlogging, traffic jams in Delhi
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Incessant rainfall early on Tuesday brought much relief to the people of Delhi from sultry weather conditions, though the city witnessed traffic jams at major intersections due to waterlogging.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
T'gana's Huzurabad to be test ground for KCR's Dalit Bandhu scheme
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) Huzurabad Assembly constituency, where by-election is likely to be held soon, will be the test ground for Dalit Bandhu scheme announced recently by Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao for economic upliftment of Dalits in the state.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Japan govt drops appeal against 'black rain' ruling
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said that his government has decided to give an appeal against a recent ruling that recognised 84 people in Hiroshima as eligible for state health care benefits for being exposed to the radioactive "black rain" after the 1945 US atomic bombing.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Success made me anxious to push my limits and not complacent at all: Shefali Shah
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) She made her presence felt in every opportunity that she got - be it smashing the patriarchy in the Neeraj Ghaywan's short 'Juice', playing the 'mother' of superstars like Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh in 'Dil Dhadakne Do', and Akshay Kumar in the film 'Waqt: The Race Against Time', be it DCP Vartika Chaturvedi in International Emmy Awards winning web series 'Delhi Crime' and the recently released anthology 'Ajeeb Daastaans'. The National award-winning actress Shefali Shah has done it all.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Naresh Goyal, Ajay Singh, Prashant Ruia, PSU chiefs in Pegasus list
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Among the host of names from cross-section of categories whose phone numbers have appeared on the Pegasus Project list, there are also a few businessmen and bureaucrats who have made their way into the alleged surveillance list.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Defence/Security
Over 50,000 arrested in SL for violating quarantine laws
Colombo, July 27 (IANS) Over 50,000 people have been arrested in Sri Lanka since last October for violating the government-imposed quarantine laws amid the Covid-19 pandemic which has infected 298,181 people to date in the island nation, police said.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Multiplex majors cheer back-to-back Hollywood releases
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) As states give the green signal to cinemas to reopen, multiplex operators say the three Hollywood blockbusters slated for release from July 30 will give the trade the much-needed oxygen that it had been denied in the last five quarters. Before the August 15 weekend, which is expected to see the release of Hindi films in the cans, these Hollywood releases are expected to get the audiences back.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Olympics: After Australia disaster, India overcome Spain 3-0 (Ld)
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) An inspired team change by coach Graham Reid and some solid work by the defenders helped India redeem themselves from a 1-7 thrashing at the hands of world No. 1 Australia to hand Spain a convincing 3-0 defeat in a Group A match that put their Tokyo Olympic Games men's hockey tournament campaign back on track.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Rajnath leaves for Tajikistan for SCO meet, to talk on defence cooperation
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh left for Tajikistan for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) annul meet, where he is to appraise about measures needed to eradicate terrorism in the region.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
No revision in petrol, diesel prices for 10 consecutive days
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to pause fuel price revision for the tenth consecutive day, the longest period in weeks, as global development on oil production and rising US inventories has softened crude and product prices.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Nearly 60% of French adults received 1st Covid vax dose'
Paris, July 27 (IANS) Nearly 60 per cent of the adult population in France have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, hitting the government's target previously set for the end of August, President Emmanuel Macron announced.
2021-07-27
Category: International, France,Politics
Samsung ditches Galaxy Note series this year, bets on foldables
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) An integral part of its flagship premium portfolio that created a distinct buzz every year, the popular Galaxy Note series will not make its appearance in 2021, the company said on Tuesday, as it bets big on the future of foldable devices.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Actor Umesh Kamat takes legal route for linking him to Raj Kundra case
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Actor Umesh Kamat, who has starred in shows such as "Asambhav" and "Eka Lagnachi Teesri Goshta", has come out with a statement stating that he has been "unnecessarily dragged in the controversy concerning businessman Raj Kundra".
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood