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India's Covid recovery rate improved in last 26 days: Health MinistrY
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India reported 1.82 lakh recoveries from Covid in the last 24 hours with the recovery rate continuing to improve significantly, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Queen's Club: Murray returns after 3 yrs, wins 1st match
London, June 15 (IANS) Former world No. 1 Andy Murray made a confident start in the Queen's Club Championships grass court tournament with a 6-3, 6-2 win over world No. 46 Benoit Paire of France on Tuesday and moved into the second round.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
ATP Nottingham Trophy tennis: India's Ramanathan in 2nd round
Nottingham, June 15 (IANS) India's Ramkumar Ramanathan entered the second round of the Nottingham Trophy grass court tournament here on Tuesday with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(1) over 229th ranked Leonardo Mayer of Argentina.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
TN govt hospitals should treat non-Covid patients also: Panneerselvam
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) AIADMK's Chief Coordinator and Deputy Leader of Opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday called upon the government hospitals in the state to treat non-Covid patients also
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rising Trend: India's May exports, imports up; deficit widens (Ld)
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in May rose to $32.27 billion, higher by 69.35 per cent over $19.05 billion recorded in May 2020, official data showed on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IndiGo flight's tyre bursts, but lands safely in Hubballi
Hubballi (Karnataka), June 15 (IANS) An IndiGo flight's tyre burst while it was attempting to land at Hubballi in Karnataka, the airline said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
BJP's Selvam set to become Puducherry Speaker unopposed
Puducherry, June 15 (IANS) BJP leader and first-time MLA Embalam R. Selvam is all set to become the new Speaker of the Puducherry Assembly unopposed, as the opposition DMK-Congress did not field any candidate by the Tuesday afternoon deadline.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Shah reviews measures to deal with flood situation
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With the onset of monsoon, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday held a high-level meeting to review the measures to deal with the flood situation in the country.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
B'desh actress attempted rape accused, 4 others sent to police custody
Dhaka, June 15 (IANS) A Dhaka court on Tuesday sent Uttara Club Ltd's former President Nasir Uddin Mahmud and his associate Tuhin Siddique Omi to seven days police custody on a case of attempted rape and murder filed by cine star Pori Moni and a narcotics case filed by the police.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Andhra prepares to face third Covid wave, to hire more doctors
Amaravati, June 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government is making preparations and readying itself to tackle the possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, including by hiring more doctors.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Governor writes to Mamata over law and order in Bengal
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Just before his visit to Delhi to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar wrote a strongly-worded letter to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, criticising her silence over the "post-poll retributive bloodshed, violation of human rights, outrageous assault on dignity of women and wanton destruction of property" in the state.
2021-06-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
2 spinners a must for India in WTC final vs NZ: Ian Bishop
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Former West Indies pace bowler Ian Bishop feels India should go into the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand with two spinners -- Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin -- as they both are dependable batsmen as well.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
17 rebel MLAs joining BJP led to heartburn within party: K'taka minister
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister in Karnataka, K.S. Eshwarappa, said on Tuesday that the ruling BJP had to face several embarrassing moments after 17 disqualified MLAs from the Congress and the Janata Dal (S) joined the saffron party in 2019.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
SA fast bowler Rabada too may pull out of The Hundred
London, June 15 (IANS) South African pace bowler Kagiso Rabada too could withdraw from The Hundred, to be organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and starting next month.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
General Atomics to ship world's most powerful magnet to ITER
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The completion of the first Central Solenoid module, the most powerful magnet that is sometimes called the 'beating heart' of the ITER machine, is a major milestone for the world's largest first-of-its-kind upcoming science project in southern France for which India is among the 35 partner nations.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
Asian Cup qualifiers: India, Afghan draw 1-1, both enter next round (Ld)
Doha, June 15 (IANS) India were lucky to get away with a 1-1 draw against Afghanistan without actually scoring in a Group E match of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers here on Tuesday, and still advanced to the third and final round. The Afghan goalkeeper scored the goal in India's account.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Pilot camp hits back after BSP turncoat MLA's 'traitor' barb
Jaipur, June 15 (IANS) BSP-turned-Congress MLA Sandeep Yadav using the term 'traitor' to describe the Sachin Pilot faction in Rajasthan has not gone down well with the former Deputy CM's camp, which has countered the claims by saying that "these are the people who changed three parties in three years and now they are the ones calling others traitors".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Punjab Police file case over impersonation of Kishor to stir trouble
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Punjab Police have registered a criminal case against unknown persons for impersonating political strategist and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's Principal Advisor Prashant Kishor and using his name to incite some political leaders against the Chief Minister.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Jitin Prasada will not benefit party in polls, feel UP BJP leaders
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) While the BJP's central leadership is upbeat over former Union Minister Jitin Prasada ditching the Congress to join it, party leaders in Uttar Pradesh believe that his inclusion will not benefit the party too much in next year's Assembly polls.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra provides Rs 10K aid to autorickshaw, cab drivers
Amaravati, June 15 (IANS) For the third straight year, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday credited Rs 10,000 financial assistance each to 2.48 lakh eligible autorickshaw and taxi drivers of the state as part of the YSR Vahana Mitra scheme.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ahead of Arun Singh's visit, Yediyurappa says all is well
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) With BJP's Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh set to land in Bengaluru on Wednesday amid rumblings of discontent against Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, the party's Karnataka unit is bracing for a rise in political temperatures.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
NIA court sentences 3 LeT operatives to 10 years in prison
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) A Mumbai court on Tuesday sentenced three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists to 10 years rigorous imprisonment in the Nanded LeT module case, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Human behaviour crucial to break Covid chain: AIIMS Director
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As the second wave of Covid seems to have been brought under control in the last few days with a sharp dip in new cases across the country and several states gradually lifting lockdowns, AIIMS Director, Dr Randeep Guleria, on Tuesday stressed that human behaviour would be crucial to break spread of infection in any subsequent wave.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Asian Cup qualifiers: India draw 1-1 vs Afghan, advance to next round
Doha, June 15 (IANS) India and Afghanistan played out a 1-1 draw in a Group E match of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers here on Tuesday, and Sunil Chhetri's team advanced to the third round.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
BSP turncoats who joined Cong express faith in Gehlot
Jaipur, June 15 (IANS) Six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLAs in Rajasthan, who had defected to the Congress, extended their full support to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday, and questioned the loyalty of the Sachin Pilot camp, alleging that the latter had tried to topple the state government and hence should not be rewarded.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Telangana extends summer holidays for schools till June 20
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday extended summer holidays for all schools and DIET colleges till June 20.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
JioFiber Postpaid plans launched sans security deposit, installation charges
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Reliance Jio has launched JioFiber Postpaid plans which come with zero upfront entry cost, including non-payment of security deposit and installation charges.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Vighnaharata Ganesh' lets viewers connect on a personal level: Meghan Jadav
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Television actor Meghan Jadav plays Madhav in "Vighnaharta Ganesh", and calls it a blessing to be part of a popular mythological show.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Members of one of world's largest families finally accept chief's death
Aizawl, June 15 (IANS) The funeral of Zion-a Chana, who was believed to head one of the world's largest families with 38 wives and 89 children, was delayed as his family members believed that the patriarch was alive because his pulse was running.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Human Interest/Society
Lockdown eased in Kerala, local TPR to determine extent
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) After 39 days of lockdown, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday announced the new norms, under which relaxations would be based on the test positivity rate (TPR) of the local bodies and would begin from Thursday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Why 'Broken But Beautiful 3' director Priyanka Ghose refrained from watching Sidharth Shukla's works
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Director Priyanka Ghose, of the new series "Broken But Beautiful 3", says she deliberately didn't watch lead actor Sidharth Shukla's previous works before directing him.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Help the common man, Stalin tells newly-appointed District Collectors
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin conducted a meeting of the newly-appointed District Collectors at the Secretariat on Tuesday, and called on them to take steps to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in their respective areas.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
NIA files charge sheet against Kerala man in ISIS case
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Tuesday that it has filed a charge sheet against Syed Ali, an ISIS terrorist, for supplying SIM cards for terror activities.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kartik Aaryan spreads awareness on importance of learning CPR
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan took to Instagram on Tuesday to discuss with his followers the importance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, more commonly known as CPR.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Curtains down on Italian marines case as SC ends all criminal proceedings in India
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday closed all criminal proceedings pending in India against two Italian marines, accused of killing of two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012, after payment of Rs 10 crore compensation by Italy.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cong seeks judicial probe into 'illegal' tree felling in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday demanded a judicial probe into the more than Rs 500 crore alleged felling of centuries-old rosewood and other trees in Kerala's Wayanad and other districts, while the CPI, the second biggest ally of the ruling Pinarayi Vijayan government, said that there was nothing untoward in the order that came out, but it was misused by some people and due action will be takenin the matter.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rajasthan fixes rapid antigen test price at Rs 200
Jaipur, June 15 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Tuesday fixed the prices of the rapid antigen test for Covid at Rs 200 in all private labs and hospitals.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Divine's debut album 'Kohinoor' achieves multi-platinum status
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) "Kohinoor", the debut album of rapper Divine, has achieved multi-platinum status.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CJI participates in Green India programme in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Tuesday planted a sapling at Raj Bhavan complex here.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maha: New Covid infections held below 10K, deaths soar over 1K
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths remained in the higher ranges even as new infections remained below the 10,000 level, and the number of patients cured increased, health officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Halle tennis: Medvedev ousted in opener, Nishikori advances
Halle (Germany), June 15 (IANS) World No.2 Daniil Medvedev of Russia suffered a major blow to his Wimbledon preparations as world No. 45 Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany beat him 7-6(6), 6-3 in the opening round of Noventi Open, a grass-court tournament, on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Govinda celebrates wife Sunita's 50th birthday with kids, family
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Govinda's wife Sunita Ahuja turned 50 on Tuesday and the actor celebrated with a party for their children and a few family members.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hyd police summon Pradeep Agarwal for questioning in cheating case (Ld)
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) The Hyderabad police have summoned Pradeep Agarwal, senior sales director in Oracle India, to appear before it for questioning in a case of cheating lodged against him and three others earier this year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohit needs to be wary of incoming delivery of Boult: Laxman
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) Ahead of the World Test Championship final, opening batsman Rohit Sharma's weakness against the incoming new ball would be a case study for New Zealand bowlers, especially for and left-arm pacer Trent Boult who will lead the Kiwis bowling attack.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Coal India to cut manpower by 5% annually for next 5-10 years
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) One of the largest employers in India, the state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL), plans to reduce its manpower by 5 per cent annually for the next 5-10 years as part of its cost control measures.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
All degree colleges in Andhra to offer courses in English
Amaravati, June 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government declared on Tuesday that all degree colleges in the state will employ English as the medium of instruction starting from the 2021-22 academic year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Finance Ministry, Infosys officials to take up new I-T Portal glitches
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Senior Finance Ministry officials will be holding an interactive meeting on June 22 with Infosys on issues and glitches in the recently-launched e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Covid patients relieved of symptoms in 24 hrs after taking antibody cocktail
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Fifty Covid-19 patients who received single-dose monoclonal antibodies cocktail drug (casirivimab and imdevimab) were relieved of their symptoms within 24 hours of the therapy given at the AIG Hospitals in Hyderabad.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
715 new Covid cases, 10 deaths, 1,830 recoveries in J&K
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) A total of 715 new Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths were reported in J&K on Tuesday while 1,830 patients were discharged after recovery.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Asian Cup qualifiers: India, Afghanistan play goalless first-half
Doha, June 15 (IANS) India and Afghanistan played out a goalless first-half of a Group E match of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium here on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Twitter appoints interim chief compliance officer ahead of House meet
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology asking Twitter to appear before it on June 18 and present its views on the prevention of misuse of its platform, the micro-blogging platform said on Tuesday that it has appointed an interim Chief Compliance Officer, the details of which will be soon shared with the IT Ministry directly.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Politics
LIC Cards launches RuPay prepaid gift card 'Shagun'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) LIC Cards Services Ltd (LIC CSL) has launched a contactless prepaid gift card 'Shagun' in collaboration with IDBI Bank on the RuPay platform.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Now LJP MP's name appears in 'sex scandal'
Patna, June 15 (IANS) The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MP from Samastipur in Bihar, Prince Raj, landed in an alleged sex scandal on Tuesday after his cousin brother and ousted LJP chief Chirag Paswan revealed a letter dated March 29 mentioning the involvement of the former in a sexual act with a woman leader of the party.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
UK to investigate Apple, Google's 'effective duopoly'
London, June 15 (IANS) The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it will examine if Apple and Google constitute a duopoly on mobile devices given their control over app stores.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
AstraZeneca monoclonal antibody therapy fails to prevent Covid symptoms
London, June 15 (IANS) British-Swedish biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca on Tuesday stated that its monoclonal antibody treatment failed to prevent the Covid-19 symptoms in individuals already exposed to the virus.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Athletes could be kicked out of Olympics for violating Covid rules
Tokyo, June 15 (IANS) Athletes and officials who violate the Covid-19 rules could be kicked out of the Olympics, according to revised rules outlined in the third and final editions of the Tokyo 2020 playbook revealed on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Allow Mumbai restaurants to reopen, hoteliers appeal to Thackeray
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The beleaguered Hotel & Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) - founded by J.R.D. Tata - on Tuesday urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to allow them to reopen for business in Mumbai.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
Paras conspiring against me since Ram Vilas Paswan was in ICU: Chirag
Patna, June 15 (IANS) LJP chief Chirag Paswan, who is facing a massive rebellion in the party, alleged that his uncle Pasupati Kumar Paras was conspiring against him since his father and LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan was in ICU in a Delhi hospital last year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Jharkhand announces lockdown relaxations
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) The Jharkhand government on Tuesday initiated the unlock process by announcing certain relaxations.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Anarock brings Upflex to India for flexible workspaces
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Real estate services firm Anarock has tied up with US-based Upflex, a hybrid booking platform with the global network of flexible workspace, to offer a flexible workspaces programme in India.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ankita Lokhande to Vicky Jain: Thank you for being the best boyfriend in the world
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Ankita Lokhande penned an open letter professing love for her boyfriend Vicky Jain on Tuesday evening. The appreciation post comes just a day after Ankita wrote a sentimental tribute to ex-boyfriend, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, on the occasion of his first death anniversary on June 14.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Scientists discover Covid's link to life threatening blood clots
London, June 15 (IANS) A team of scientists has identified how and why some Covid-19 patients can develop life-threatening blood clots.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
BJP grappling to to keep party intact in West Bengal
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Mukul Roy was the first one to leave the BJP and rejoin the Trinamool Congress but he is not the last because several frontline leaders who had joined the BJP before the election are re-establishing contact with the Trinamool top brass, clearly indicating their disillusionment about the saffron brigade and giving it a tough time to stem the impending exodus.
2021-06-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Jail warden involved in various cases of theft arrested
Gurugram, June 15 (IANS) The Gurugram police have arrested a jail warden, who was allegedly being involved in half a dozen cases of theft committed in Gurugram, Faridabad, Sirsa and Hisar, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Not playing a warm-up a disadvantage: Pujara
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) Not having played a warm-up game ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final is a disadvantage for India, but the team is confident of performing well, said batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports
Andhra's Covid toll breaches 12k mark
Amaravati, June 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Covid death toll crossed 12,000 mark on Tuesday with 53 fresh fatalities, even as the infections continued to dwindle, but logged cases higher than the previous day.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Producer Prernaa Arora to direct two songs in 'Rosie: The Saffron Chapter'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Producer Prernaa V. Arora will direct a couple of songs in her upcoming production, "Rosie: The Saffron Chapter".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rape accused actor Pearl Puri granted bail (Ld)
Palghar (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) Vasai Court Sessions Judge Aditi Kadam on Tuesday granted bail of Rs 25,000 to TV actor Pearl Puri, who was arrested recently on charges of alleged molestation and rape of a 5-year-old girl.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jasmin Bhasin-starrer Punjabi song 'Tenu yaad karaan' out
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 14" star Jasmin Bhasin features in the music video of the new Punjabi track "Tenu yaad karaan", which was released on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Right to protest can't be termed terrorist act under UAPA: HC
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday held that the fundamental right to protest is not outlawed and cannot be termed as a "terrorist act" within the meaning of the stringent anti-terror law UAPA.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Dalmia Bharat Sugar to double ethanol capacity to 15 cr litres
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Dalmia Bharat Sugar & Industries Ltd on Tuesday said that it plans to augment its ethanol manufacturing capacity to 15 crore litres per annum from January 2022, from eight crore litres currently.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Statue of Colonel martyred in Galwan clash unveiled in Telangana
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) A statue of Colonel B. Santosh Babu, who was martyred in the bloody clash with the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in the Galwan Valley in eastern Lakadakh on June 15 last year, was unveiled in Telangana's Suryapet town on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Sonakshi Sinha adopts a tree
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha has adopted a tree. The initiative comes after a large number of trees were uprooted during the Cyclone Tauktae recently. On Tuesday, Sonakshi shared photographs on Instagram where she can be seen watering her adopted plant with her parents Poonam and Shatrughan Sinha.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Start vaccination of teachers, students, says Punjab CM
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed the health authorities to start vaccination of teachers, non-teaching staff and students in 18-45 age group from all schools and colleges from June 21, to enable educational institutions in the state to open safely.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Sad day for democracy if protest/terror activity difference blurred: HC
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said the frivolous use of serious penal provisions of stringent anti-terror law UAPA against people would only trivialise it, as it granted bail to JNU students and Pinjra Tod activists Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal and Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha in a case of the "larger conspiracy" related to Delhi riots last year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NIA announces Rs 10L reward each for info on 2 Israel Embassy blast suspects
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh each for any information on the two suspects involved in the bomb blast outside the Embassy of Israel in the national capital on January 29.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Karnataka to further ease lockdown curbs after June 21'
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday said that the state is likely to relax the Covid-induced lockdown restrictions further after June 21.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
World-class Indian bowlers must be enjoying swing, bounce: Taylor
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) New Zealand batting stalwart Ross Taylor on Tuesday said that his team's new status as the world No.1 will mean little in the World Test Championship (WTC) final against India, who have been the No.1 side for quite a few years.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Why daily Covid deaths are high in India despite low cases?
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) While the number of new Covid-19 infections in India has seen a decline in recent days, the high mortality rate remains a cause of concern.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Fixed line Internet service providers come together to form industry body
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Several leading fixed line Internet service providers in the country have come together to form a new industry body 'All India Fixed Internet Service Providers Association' (AIFISPA) to represent the interests of the industry effectively.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
realme GT launched with Snapdragon 888 chipset in overseas markets
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Smartphone brand realme on Tuesday introduced its flagship killer smartphone -- realme GT -- that comes powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Former AIFF V-P Viswanathan passes away
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Former All India Football Federation (AIFF) vice-president CR Viswanathan passed away in Chennai on Tuesday. He was 85.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Board accepts FB opinion request on sharing users' residential info
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) The independent Oversight Board on Tuesday said it has accepted a policy advisory opinion request from Facebook on the sharing of private residential information.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India name 15 for WTC final; Axar, Sundar excluded
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) India named six batsmen, five pace bowlers and two spinners along with two wicketkeeper-batsmen in the 15-member squad for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand, starting on Friday at the Hampshire Bowl here.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
75% Indian manufactured vaccines to Centre, 25% to pvt healthcare: Govt
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Central government will procure 75 per cent vaccines produced in India directly from the manufacturers, who will be allowed to sell the remaining 25 per cent to the private healthcare sector, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab eases Covid curbs; hotels, restaurants to open
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) With the state's Covid positivity rate dropping to 2 per cent, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced easing of restrictions, allowing restaurants and other eateries, as well as cinemas and gyms, to open with 50 per cent capacity starting Wednesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SL bound Indian cricketers go into quarantine in in Mumbai
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The Indian squad for the six-match white-ball tour of Sri Lanka in July arrived here on Tuesday and underwent into a two-week quarantine.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Varun embraces 'fatherhood', asks for a name for his 'boy'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan embraced "fatherhood" on Tuesday, introducing his "boy" to his Instagram followers and asking them to help him with a name.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Delta Plus variant of interest, not 'variant of concern'
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The new Delta Plus mutation of coronavirus is "a variant of interest", not "a variant of concern", the government said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Shopping malls, eateries to open in UP from June 21
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) With Covid cases declining steadily in Uttar Pradesh in the recent weeks, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to further ease restrictions from June 21.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Aditi Rao Hydari's Telugu debut film 'Sammohanam' turns three
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari made her debut in Telugu films with "Sammohanam", which released on this day three years ago. She went down memory lane and recalled the time she was offered the film.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Regeneron's antibody cocktail made dramatic difference: Sangita Reddy
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals Group Joint Managing Director, Dr Sangita Reddy has said that she received Regeneron's monoclonal antibody cocktail and this made a "dramatic difference".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
VCK pushes for filling SCs posts lying vacant in govt colleges
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) has urged the education department of the Tamil Nadu government to speed up filling of backlog vacancies of Scheduled Castes (SCs) in higher educational institutions across the state.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Rising Trend: India's May exports up over $32 bn
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in May rose to $32.27 billion, higher by 69.35 per cent over $19.05 billion recorded in May 2020, official data showed on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian women focus on mindset, practice in whites to calm nerves (Ld)
Bristol, June 15 (IANS) Indian women's Test captain Mithali Raj on Tuesday stressed on the importance of mind-set and revealed that players, especially youngsters, have been practicing here in the whites to calm nerves for the one-off Test against England starting here on Wednesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ICC probe hope for victims of 'war on drugs', say Filipino rights groups
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Thousands of people who have fallen victim to the 'war on drugs in the Philippines are now a step closer to justice, if a recommendation for a full investigation into the suspected crimes against humanity by International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is accepted by the courts judges.
2021-06-15
Category: International, India,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Bihar clocks anomalies in Covid test reports
Patna, June 15 (IANS) Falsification of Covid-19 tests have emerged in Bihar with 1,131 such persons found having irregularity in their registered mobile numbers entered by the data operators.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Shops to open till 7 pm, bars till 10 p.m. in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration on Tuesday allowed all shops to open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m, but restaurants and bars till 10 p.m. However, the night curfew will be imposed from 10.30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
No question of making profits amid pandemic, says Amarinder
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Categorically rejecting the Opposition's allegations on supply of vaccines to some private hospitals and procurement of 'Fateh Kits' as "politically motivated", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that there was no question of the government making profits amid the pandemic.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Asha Negi wants to go on a road trip with Ranbir Kapoor
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Asha Negi says she would like to go on a road trip with Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, just as he did with actress Deepika Padukone in the 2015 film "Tamasha".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ashok Leyland's UK subsidiary acquires Indian EV subsidiary
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Hinduja group's commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd on Tuesday said its UK subsidiary Switch Mobility Ltd has acquired the entire stakes in its Indian subsidiary Switch Mobility Automotive Ltd.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Ousted as LJP chief, Chirag convenes parallel executive to expel 5 rebel MPs
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Hours after Chirag Paswan, son of late Union Minister and party founder Ram Vilas Paswan, was removed as LJP President in an emergency meeting on Tuesday by the five rebel MPs, he held a parallel executive committee meeting virtually where it was decided to expel the five MPs for anti-party activities.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Authum with highest bid value of Rs 2,887 cr wins to acquire Reliance Home Finance (Ld)
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The voting for Reliance Home Finance in favour of Authum Investment and Infra has already crossed the threshold of 75 per cent in value terms and 60 per cent in terms of numbers. The final voting will end on June 19.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Endearing, vibrant tales from Manipuri mythology
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A well-known curator and cultural conservationist, L. Somi Roy, is a writer and translator whose work helps bring his native Manipur to the outside world ? which he does with elan in "And That is Why" (Puffin), 12 magical tales from the mountain land in the northeast on the border with Myanmar.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Kim Kardashian glows in neon bikini
Los Angeles, June 15 (IANS) Kim Kardashian's Tuesday post on Instagram sees the Reality TV star flaunting her curves in a tiny neon green bikini.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Authum with highest bid value of Rs 2,887 cr wins to acquire Reliance Home Finance
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Voting for the successful bidder and resolution plan of Reliance Home Finance that commenced on May 31 concluded on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian cricketers loving the taste of England
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) Scrambled eggs, baked beans, brown toast, and sausages seem to be the favourite breakfast of Indian cricketers while they are in England for the World Test Championship (WTC) final and a five-match Test series against the hosts.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan and China focused on protecting CPEC after the Galwan Valley standoff
New Delhi, June 15: While the stand-off between India and China was at peak in the Galwan Valley, after a lethal but unarmed clash on June 15 last year, the wheels of diplomacy, and more, began to swiftly turn between Islamabad and Beijing.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Shilpa Shetty: 'Shooting with my team after a year and a half'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Tuesday posted a funny video that shows her team members falling over each other to get their share from a bowl of tadka idli she offers to them.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Post Galwan clash, India has carefully re-chartered its economic relations with China
New Delhi, June 15: Amid the deadly Covid 19 pandemic, when the Galwan Valley clash between India and China took place exactly a year ago resulting in the death of 20 Indian soldiers, many pundits had predicted that the bloody episode would lead to a complete breakdown in economic relations between the two countries.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vietnam's success on vaccine front to help it steer clear of old foe China
New Delhi, June 15 : Vietnam has started the final stage phase III trials of its domestically developed coronavirus vaccine candidate that the country expects to roll out for mass use by the end of the year, according to a NikkeiAsia report from Hanoi.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
India, Indonesia discuss joint patrols in Malacca straits to advance defence and maritime ties
New Delhi, June 15: India and Indonesia, two major democracies in Asia are moving fast to strengthen their Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. Despite Covid-19 bringing the world to a halt, the two have been working on improving defence, maritime and security related issues since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit in May 2018.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Facebook launches new initiative to help children be safe online
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday launched a new initiative that encourages people to report child abuse content on its platforms and not to share it.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Indian firms earn 72% of revenue from domestic market: Morgan Stanley
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Indian companies earns around 72 per cent of their revenue from the domestic market, according to a report by Morgan Stanley.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rape-accused actor Pearl Puri granted bail
Palghar (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) Vasai Court Sessions Judge Aditi Kadam on Tuesday granted bail of Rs 25,000 to TV actor Pearl Puri, who was recently arrested on charges of alleged molestation and rape of a 5-year-old girl.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid 2.0 to hit 1QFY22 revenue of auto ancillaries: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Covid's second wave is expected to dent auto ancillaries' revenue in 1QFY22, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple Podcasts Subscriptions and Channels now available
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) Apple is now rolling out its new Podcast Subscriptions and Channels initiative.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India witness 85% decline in new Covid cases: Health Ministry
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India has witnessed a decline in daily Covid cases by up to 85 per cent since the highest daily tally was registered on May 7, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Manish Tewari frontrunner for Punjab Congress President's post
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) After the panel set up by the Congress on Punjab submitted its report on the factionalism in its state unit, a change of guard looks imminent with the All India Congress Committee (AICC) looking for a suitable replacement for current Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) President Sunil Jakhar.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian women's team practices in whites to calm nerves
Bristol, June 15 (IANS) The Indian women's cricket team, which will be playing its first Test in seven years, here against England from Wednesday, has conducted a few practice sessions in whites to ensure that players, especially youngsters, don't get unnerved.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Marathi actor nabbed for 'vile posts' against Maha minister
Thane (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) A small-time Marathi actor has been arrested in Thane for allegedly posting objectionable posts on the Facebook page of Maharashtra Urban Development Minister Eknath Shinde, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Westerlies may slow progress of monsoon over northwest India: IMD
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Due to approaching mid-latitude 'westerlies' (winds), the further progress of the monsoon over remaining parts of northwest India is likely to be slow, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sukhbir Badal detained for protest against scams in Punjab
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Badal along with several legislators and leaders were detained by Punjab police on Tuesday when they were marching towards the residence of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh near here to lodge their protest.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Kiara Advani flaunts action-packed avatar in latest video
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani flaunts an action-packed avatar in her Tuesday Instagram post.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Govt seeks support of all MPs in 'catch the rain' campaign
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With the onset of monsoon in Kerala, Ministry of Jal Shakti has again accelerated the ongoing "catch the rain" campaign, requesting all the Members of Parliament (MPs) to take part in the drive.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Enrico Casarosa calls his animated film Luca a 'love letter to the summers of our youth'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Director Enrico Casarosa says childhood memories inspired him to make the new animated film "Luca", which is ready to release digitally on June 18.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aussie diving, hockey teams announced for Olympics
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced seven divers and the men's and women's hockey teams on Tuesday for the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Vidya Balan: 'Main Sherni' music video shows you don't have to roar to be a tigress
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Vidya Balan says the music video "Main Sherni", of her upcoming OTT film "Sherni", is a tribute to all women who have the indomitable spirit of never giving up. The video, released on Tuesday, features Vidya along with nine women who have shown courage in real life.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Daily Covid cases down 79%, active cases 65%: Health Ministry
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) There has been sharp decline in both new and active Covid-19 cases across India for the last few days, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Goa tourism stakeholders demand strict protocols till next March
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) Strict enforcement of protocol for entry to Goa, quarantine centre for tourists and putting off high-capacity events like electronic dance music (EDM) festivals till March 2022, are some of the measures recommended by tourism industry stakeholders in the state to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant in order to "re-build the image of Goa to all tourists".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Business/Economy
Power Finance Corporation logs highest-ever net profit in FY 21
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) State-owned non-banking finance firm Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has recorded the highest-ever net profit of Rs 8,444 crore for financial year 2020-21, a 49 per cent jump over the previous year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shastri gives 'fielding classes' to Southampton curator's dog
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) As India prepare to take on New Zealand in the World Test Championship (WTC) final at Ageas Bowl here from Friday, head coach Ravi Shastri took time off after the team's practice session on Tuesday to play with curator Simon Lee's pooch, Winston, a Cocker Spaniel.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
WordPress owner Automattic acquires journaling app Day One
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) Automattic is expanding its lineup of online writing platforms with its acquisition of Day One -- a popular journaling app for Mac and Apple mobile devices.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
More waterway link to boost NE India, B'desh trade: Experts
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Experts, lawmakers, academicians and traders have advocated for more waterway connectivity and development of related infrastructures to boost trade and economy between India's northeastern states and the neighbouring Bangladesh.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tripura,Business/Economy,Politics
Pakistan expanding plutonium production capacity for use in nuclear weapons - SIPRI
New Delhi, June 15: Pakistan is increasing its capacity to produce plutonium for use in nuclear weapons in tune with an increase in global stockpiles of atomic weapons, missiles and aircraft delivery systems, led by the United States and Russia who appear locked in competition to modernise their nuclear warheads.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Remembering the poet-philosopher Guru Arjan Dev Ji
New Delhi, June 15: Today is a significant day for the Sikhs, as the community worldwide observed the martyrdom day or Shaheedi Diwas of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the fifth of the 10 Gurus of Sikhs.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Gadar' turns 20: Gold will always be gold, says director Anil Sharma
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Director Anil Sharma turned nostalgic opening up about his 2001 blockbuster "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha", which completes 20 years of release on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala Police begins probe into discovery of explosives
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) A day after explosive materials consisting of two gelatine sticks, four detonator batteries and wires were recovered from a cashew plantation under the control of the State Forest department near Pathnapuram in Kollam district, various departments of the Kerala Police have begun a probe into this.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid Safe: SpiceJet enhances booking options, baggage allowance
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Amidst Covid pandemic, passenger carrier SpiceJet had enhanced booking as well as baggage allowance options.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Antilia SUV case: NIA nabs two suburban residents
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency has arrested two more persons in connection with the probe into the sensational cause of a SUV planted with gelatin sticks near Antilia building and the murder of its owner, officials said here on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vaiko urges TN govt to revoke ban on comorbid workers aged above 55 yrs
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko has urged the Tamil Nadu government to revoke its ban on comorbid workers aged above 55 years from the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Noida police raids pool party, arrests 61 for flouting norms
Noida, June 15 (IANS) At least 61 men and women were arrested from a farmhouse in Noida where they were having a pool party in complete violation of the lockdown norms enforced in the city to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Messi, Vargas on target in Argentina-Chile stalemate
Rio de Janeiro, June 15 (IANS) Eduardo Vargas extended his impressive Copa America scoring run with a second-half header that earned Chile a 1-1 draw with Argentina.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Salman Khan, Zoya and Farhan Akhtar among producers of Salim-Javed docu-film 'Angry Young Men'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Salman Khan along with Zoya and Farhan Akhtar are among producers of the upcoming documentary titled "Angry Young Men", based on their fathers Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
How can you threaten another officer: SC rap to ex-Himachal top cop seeking bail
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea by former Himachal Pradesh Inspector General of Police (IGP) Zahur Haider Zaidi seeking restoration of bail in a custodial death case.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
TKM partially resumes ops at Bidadi plant
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has partially resumed its operations at Bidadi plant in Karnataka.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Imaging objects through fog may now be more clear: Study
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Imaging of objects in foggy weather conditions may now be clearer as researchers have now found a method that can improve the images captured on such days.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
IICF applies for FCRA a/c to receive foreign donations for Ayodhya mosque
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) Trust, which is overseeing the construction of the Mosque in Ayodhya, has submitted its application for Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) account at State Bank of India (SBI) in Delhi.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Kohli gets a taste of pace, bounce at Southampton
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli got a glimpse of pace and bounce, that groundsman Simon Lee wants in the World Test Championship (WTC) final pitch, during a nets session at the Hampshire Bowl here.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
When Kangana, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari twinned while meeting PM Modi
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut on Tuesday recalled the time she and "Panga" director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari wore the same saree when they met Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Army gets freight corridor for faster mobilisation of equipment
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As barbaric military clash with China at Galwan valley at Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh completes a year, the Indian Army gets a dedicated freight corridor for faster mobilisation of tanks, big guns and other military equipment.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Microsoft will end Windows 10 support in Oct 2025
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) As the next version of Windows is expected to be unveiled on June 24, Microsoft has revealed that it will end support for Windows 10.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
EU administers over 300mn Covid vaccines
Brussels, June 15 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has administered more than 300 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
PM to address 5th edition of VivaTech on Wednesday
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 5th edition of VivaTech on Wednesday -- one of the largest digital and startup events in Europe.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Waseem Rizvi's 'New Quran' out
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) UP Shia Central Waqf Board member and its former chairman, Waseem Rizvi, has printed and self-published the first compilation of what he has calls 'The Real Quran'.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Wherehouse.io raises seed capital in Better Capitals-led funding round
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Wherehouse.io has raised an undisclosed amount of seed capital led by Better Capital to build advanced solutions and capabilities for the country's e-commerce industry.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Goa targetting 100% coverage of first Covid vaccine dose by July 30'
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) The Goa government is planning to complete 100 per cent Covid vaccination of the first dose for those above 18 years by July 30, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
As pandemic subsides, Taj & other Agra monuments to reopen after 2 months
Agra, June 15 (IANS) With some respite on the Covid-19 pandemic front, after steep decline in numbers, the district authorities are all set to welcome domestic tourists to the historical monuments in Agra.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
HC ruling on Mansas is ultimate victory of justice: TDP
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party national general secretary and Andhra Pradesh opposition leader Nara Lokesh called the High Court's judgment to rescind the state government's orders on Maharaja Alak Narayana Society of Arts and Science (MANSAS) and the reinstatement of Ashok Gajapathi Raju as its chairman, as the ultimate victory of law and justice.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Afghan forces retakes 2 districts amid intense fighting
Kabul, June 15 (IANS) Amid an increase in the ongoing intense fighting, Afghan forces have retaken two districts in the north of the country which were overrun by the Taliban, a media report said.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
NSDL, SEBI must reveal source of funding in Adani co: Cong
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Congress has questioned the silence of NSDL, SEBI and the Finance Ministry in the alleged investments in the Adani-owned companies.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Agra's green warriors oppose new bypass through forest
Agra, June 15 (IANS) Green activists in Agra have demanded immediate stop to planned construction of a new bypass road through the eco-sensitive dense forest along the Yamuna river, neighbouring the Ramsar Wetland and the protected Soor Sarovar bird sanctuary and lake. The area is home to reptiles, birds, and is the site for the largest sloth bear shelter.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
This Delhi restaurant offers special discount to those vaccinated
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As the restaurants have opened in Delhi following the un-lockdown measures taken by the government, a Delhi outlet has started a unique initiative to encourage people for vaccination.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
OkCupid India users can now flaunt Covid vaccine badge on profile
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Dating app OkCupid on Tuesday launched the 'I'm Vaccinated' badge on its platform, which would allow online daters in India to announce their vaccination status on their profile and also join the vaccinated stack which helps them match with like-minded love interests who have taken the jab.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
May retail sales fall 79% from pre-Covid levels in 2019
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Retail sales in India last month declined 79 per cent from the sales recorded in the pre-Covid period of May 2019, according to a survey by Retailers Association of India (RAI).
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Supply of Covaxin to govt at Rs 150/dose not sustainable: Bharat Biotech
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The supply price of Covaxin to the government of India at Rs 150 a dose is a non-competitive price and clearly not sustainable in the long run. Hence a higher price in private markets is required to offset part of the costs, Bharat Biotech said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Patiently waited for a year on Galwan but no clarity: Sonia
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, in a statement on Tuesday, said that the Congress party joins a grateful nation in remembrance of the supreme sacrifice made by 20 brave soldiers of the Bihar Regiment in Galwan Valley, including their commanding officer, who lost their lives in the confrontation with PLA troops of China on the night of 14-15 June 2020.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
itel launches 'Magic 2' 4G superphone with Wi-Fi tethering in India
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) itel, the most trusted brand of consumers in sub 7K mobile devices segment, on Tuesday launched its first 4G feature phone Magic 2 4G (it9210 model) under its 'Magic series' targeting a huge feature phone consumer base who are looking for an upgrade.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Puducherry clocks 355 new Covid cases, five deaths
Puducherry, June 15 (IANS) Puducherry has reported 355 fresh Covid cases, pushing the tally to 1.13 lakh, health officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Health/Medicine
HDFC Bank's mobile app down, bank says 'looking on priority'
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Customers of HDFC Bank have been facing issues with the bank's mobile banking application during the day.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Ram Mandir Trust issues another clarification
Ayodhya, June 15 (IANS) Champat Rai, the general secretary of the Shri Ram Janambhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, has issued another statement amid the allegations of corruption in the purchase of Ram temple land.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
NZ holds 1st meeting on countering terrorism, violent extremism
Wellington, June 15 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday opened the country's first meeting on countering terrorism and violent extremism, which is being held in Christchurch over the next two days.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Covid deaths 8.4 to 9.8 times likely underreported in TN'
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Arappor Iyakkam, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), on Tuesday alleging huge under-reporting of Covid fatalities, urged the Tamil Nadu government to audit and correctly report the death numbers.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Philippines rejects call for probe into anti-drug campaign
Manila, June 15 (IANS) The Philippines on Tuesday rejected a request of the International Criminal Court's (ICC) chief prosecutor to call for a full investigation into alleged crimes against humanity committed by the government in Manila during its anti-drug campaign.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Rating Agencies come together to represent Indian Rating Industry
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Rating agencies in the country have come together to form an association to push the agenda of enhancing rating standards and help build trust with investors and issuers.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
TN PG Medical students, MBBS interns protest for hike in stipend
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The Post graduate medical students and medical interns across Tamil Nadu wore black badges during work demanding hike in their stipend, complaining that the state is paying the lowest amount as stipend to PG Medics and medical interns.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Pakistan's Covid tally reaches 943,027
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan's overall Covid-19 caseload has reached 943,027 after an additional 838 people tested positive for the virus, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
No-confidence motion against Suga's Cabinet voted down
Tokyo, June 15 (IANS) Japan's lower house of Parliament on Tuesday voted down a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's Cabinet jointly filed by the main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDPJ) and three others.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Boost your well-being while in isolation
New Delhi, June 15 (IANSlife) As social distancing and quarantine become part of our new reality, a lot of real-life action has now gone virtual. From unending Zoom calls to online workout sessions to even virtual dates all the while being stuck at home -- the list only goes on.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Vaccination hesitation -- a bigger evil than the virus'
New Delhi, June 15 (IANSlife) Take the example of Telangana, where health authorities recently stated that 37,332 children were infected with the virus between March and May 2021. This coupled with the fact that 19,824 children got infected from August-November 2020 tells us how we grossly underestimated the impact of Covid-19 on children.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Actor Sanchari Vijay to be creamated with police honours
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday announced that the last rites of noted Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay will be performed with police honours.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Pfizer, AstraZeneca Covid jabs highly effective against Delta variant
London, June 15 (IANS) Two doses of Pfizer and AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccines are highly effective against hospitalisation from the Delta (B16172) variant, according to new analysis from Public Health England (PHE).
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Biz concerns exist, but knowledge sharing will boost investment interest: Aussie official
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Knowledge among investors of both Australia and India regarding the commercial interests and regulatory framework in both the country would help improve the trade and investment relations between the two countries, said Catherine Gallagher, Minister Commercial, Australian High Commission New Delhi and Head of Austrade South Asia.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Canadian military's second-in-command resigns
Ottawa, June 15 (IANS) Canada's Vice-Chief of Defence Staff Lt.-Gen. Mike Rouleau announced his resignation following media reports of him playing golf with former Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance, who is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Adani stocks characterised by similar set of FPIs, low mutual fund holdings
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Adani Group stocks may have been on fire in recent months adding to Gautam Adanis wealth but an analysis of shareholdings reveals similar set of top FPI holdings across the stocks.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Texas residents asked to conserve energy during record high temperatures
Houston, June 15 (IANS) The power grid operator in Texas has asked the residents of the US state to reduce energy use as much as possible due to the record high temperatures.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Tahir Raj Bhasin: Was rejected in 250 auditions before Mardaani
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin says he was rejected around 250 times before being signed by Aditya Chopra for the film "Mardaani".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi Govt to begin single window facility for EV-charging scheme
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Taking forward its electric vehicles policy in the city, the Delhi government is set to start a single window facility for installation of charging points for electric-run vehicles in private and semi-public spaces in the city.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ethiopian electoral board certifies over 45K poll observers
Addis Ababa, June 15 (IANS) The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) said that it has given badges to more than 45,000 local observers for the polls scheduled to take place on June 21.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
All eyes on hard-hitter Shafali ahead of India women's one-off Test
Bristol, June 15 (IANS) Young opener Shafali Verma could make her Test debut in the one-off Test between India women and England women that commences on Wednesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Over 2,000 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast last week
Tripoli, June 15 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that more than 2,000 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast and returned to the country last week.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Elon Musk elaborates on Tesla's new electric motor
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) Elon Musk has elaborated on details of Tesla's new electric motor -- the Plaid carbon-wrapped motor -- and even teased an even crazier higher RPM version coming to the new Roadster.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Israeli flag march in Jerusalem to renew tension: Hamas
Gaza, June 15 (IANS) The Palestinian Islamic Hamas movement said that organising an Israeli flag march in East Jerusalem on Tuesday will ignite a new round of tension.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
'Conscious purchases and recognition of design crafts is a global trend'
New Delhi, June 15 (IANSlife) Chumbak's products are loved for their design identity which is an eclectic mix of various art forms, colours and techniques. It doesn't shy away from colours, and that what makes their product stand out.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Varanasi hospitals to have their own O2 plants
Varanasi (UP), June 15 (IANS) All major government hospitals and Community Health Centres (CHC) in Varanasi district will soon become self-reliant in generating oxygen with help from corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds of different organizations.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Israel lifts indoors face mask mandate
Tel Aviv, June 15 (IANS) Israel's Ministry of Health announced that the mandate to enforce wearing of face masks indoors will be lifted from Tuesday onwards.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Reunion special: 'Chale Chalo Lagaan: Once Upon' to mark 20 years of film
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) A new reunion special titled "Chale Chalo Lagaan: Once Upon" celebrates 20 years of Aamir Khan's iconic blockbuster "Lagaan". The film was released on June 15, 2001.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andhra's Covid positivity rate falls to 6.58% in one month
Amaravati, June 15 (IANS) The Coronavirus positivity rate in Andhra Pradesh has fallen to 6.58 per cent in a month's time, from 25.56 per cent on May 16.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
VOC Port the gateway for windmill component exports
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) A sizable volume of windmill components like blades, frames have been shipped out through V.O. Chidambaranar (VOC) Port or popularly known as Tuticorin Port.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Woman dead as car rams into protesters in Minneapolis
Minneapolis, June 15 (IANS) A woman was killed and three people were injured when a car rammed into protesters in the US city of Minneapolis, where an African-American man was fatally shot this month during an attempted arrest, police said.
2021-06-15
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SC gives IUML time to file rejoinder to MHA's citizenship notification
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted two weeks' time to the Indian Union Muslim League to respond to Centre's contention that its May 28 notification was meant for legal migrants and had nothing to do with the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA).
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Equity AUM reaches new highs of Rs 11 lakh cr, net inflows rise to Rs 10,500 cr in May 21'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The mutual fund sector is finding a major improvement in investor base amid the pandemic with industry's total asset under management (AUM) increasing 2.1 per cent (Rs 70,000 crore) month-on-month (MoM) in May, 2021 to Rs 33,10,000 crore, a report by a brokerage house said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rebel BSP MLAs meet Akhilesh, discuss their future
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) Nine suspended Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators, on Tuesday, met Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Multiple wildfires rage across Arizona
Phoenix, June 15 (IANS) Multiple wildfires were raging across the US state of Arizona, and authorities have warned of very high fire danger this week due to hot temperatures and thunderstorms.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook expands affordable, fast internet access in India
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) In a bid to expand affordable internet access for the public, Facebook India on Tuesday announced new partnerships with internet service providers (ISPs) D-Vois and Netplus.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Exhibition on Satyajit Ray as a children's magazine illustrator
New Delhi, June 15 (IANSlife) An online exhibition presenting a selection of Sandesh covers, illustrated by Satyajit Ray, is on view from June 14-27, as part of the centenary year celebrations of the legendary filmmaker, writer, illustrator and music composer. Sandesh (meaning both information as well as sweetmeat), is the iconic Bengali children's magazine started by Ray's grandfather, Upendrakishore Raychaudhury in 1913.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
BJP, Trinamool desperate to take steps against turncoats
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) On the one hand there is Mukul Roy, the Kanchrapara MLA from BJP who joined Trinamool Congress recently and on the other, there are Sisir Adhikari and Sunil Mondal, the TMC MPs from Kanthi and East Burdwan who had joined the BJP before the Lok Sabha polls. Both Trinamool Congress and the BJP are now desperate to take steps against their turncoat leaders.
2021-06-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
NATO Summit ends with new agenda
Brussels, June 15 (IANS) The in-person NATO Summit has concluded with leaders of the 30-member alliance agreeing on a new agenda to address future challenges.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Modi & his ministers meet twice in 4 day ahead of likely cabinet rejig
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Though there is no official word on Union Cabinet expansion or reshuffle so far from the Centre, there is speculation as the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has held two continuous meetings with party's top brass and two separate groups of Ministers in a span of four days.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Can lack of nutrients cause behavioural changes?
New Delhi, June 15 (IANSlife) It is a universal fact that a wholesome diet is mandatory for a healthy body. Lack of nutrition can lead to various diseases. The whole dietary pattern can be defined as the quantity, frequency, variety and combination of different foods and drinks that need to be consumed. Deficiency of any nutrients may cause physical, mental, and behavioural effects, says an expert.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
2-DG effective against all Covid variants, says study
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) The 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) developed by the Defence Research and Development organisation (DRDO) for the coronavirus treatment, effectively inhibits the SARS-CoV-2 multiplication and works against all variants of Covid-19, says a research study.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
US SC gives LinkedIn another chance to block data scraping
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) The US Supreme Court has granted Microsoft-owned LinkedIn another chance to prevent a rival recruitment data company from scraping personal data from its platform.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
India have more impact players, should win WTC final: Gavaskar
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India should win the World Test Championship final against New Zealand since they have more impact players, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has said.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bhumi Pednekar: Have been itching to be back on set
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar has resumed shooting and says it feels surreal to be back on set.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid-19 can cause severe inflammation in brain
London, June 15 (IANS) Researchers have found that coronavirus disease can cause severe inflammation in the central nervous system.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
California braces for this yr's 1st major heatwave
Los Angeles, June 15 (IANS) California is bracing for its first major heatwave of the year this week and the extreme drought conditions could cause more wildfires, authorities have warned.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Mammootty urges all with working used devices to donate to needy school kids
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) When it comes to charity, Superstar Mammootty is always a leader as he now has begun a new initiative requesting all those who are having functional smart phones, tablets or a laptops, to donate, so as to give it to children who do not have the required option to carry forward their studies online.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Technology
Allahabad HC refuses custody of minor husband to adult wife
Prayagraj, June 15 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has refused to give the custody of the minor husband to his wife on the ground that the marriage was voidable and allowing so would amount to sanctioning the same between a major and a minor.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Strongly condemn promoting tobacco, alcohol or guns in songs: Daler Mehndi
New Delhi, June 15 (IANSlife) Punjabi pop music icon Daler Mehndi says that he is personally against the use of dirty, obnoxious words in music. "Since I am a teetotaler, I strongly condemn showcasing, promoting tobacco, alcohol or guns in songs," he says.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Glenmark launches dry powder inhaler Tiogiva in UK
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Pharma major Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd on Tuesday said it has launched a bioequivalent version of Tiotropium Bromide dry powder inhaler (DPI) under the brand name - Tiogiva, in UK for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
'Bell Bottom' to release in theatres on July 27
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The Akshay Kumar-starrer spy thriller "Bell Bottom" has now been scheduled for a theatrical release on July 27.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Accenture to acquire German firm umlaut
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) Global professional services company Accenture will acquire umlaut, an engineering consulting and services firm headquartered in Aachen, Germany for an undisclosed amount.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Akhilesh worst performing MP from UP with 36% attendance 0 Qs asked
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With 36 per cent attendance and zero questions, Akhilesh Yadav is the worst performing MP from Uttar Pradesh, according to Shantanu Gupta, author, BJP sympathiser and policy analyst.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Siemens to deliver digitalised switchgears to 3 steel manufacturers in India
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Siemens Ltd will deliver advanced power transmission equipment with integrated digital technologies to steel manufacturers from Jalna MIDC belt, Maharashtra, namely, Icon Steel, Geetai Steels and Gajkesari Steels & Alloys.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yogi has better record as MP compared to Akhilesh
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Contrary to Uttar Pradeshs former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, current Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was quite active when he was a Parliamentarian, according to Shantanu Gupta, author, BJP sympathiser and policy analyst.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Study finds microplastics in aquifers near waste dumpyards of Chennai Corp
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) A study conducted by a team of researchers from Anna University and St. Joseph's College of Engineering in Chennai have detected the presence of microplastics in water bodies near waste dumping yards of Chennai Corporation.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Follow Sonam Kapoor's night skincare regime
new Delhi, June 15 (IANSlife) Actress Sonam Kapoor has been sharing various videos revealing her skincare, haircare and other health and lifestyle habits on her Instagram handle.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
43% of consumers did not buy Chinese products in last 12 months
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) One year after the Galwan valley escalation between China and India, 43 per cent of Indian consumers did not buy any made-in-China products in the last 12 months, as per a survey by Local Circles.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fitness, focus and fun with yoga for kids
New Delhi, June 15 (IANSlife) According to a National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health survey, 1 in 12 children practice yoga. Over the years, yoga has become increasingly popular among Indian children. It helps in improving balance, strength, endurance, and aerobic capacity. It can also help to boost memory, self-esteem, academic performance, and classroom behaviour, thereby reducing anxiety and stress in children.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Jordan discusses financial support issues with UNRWA
Amman, June 15 (IANS) Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and a top official from the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) discussed preparations for the international conference organised by the Kingdom and Sweden to rally financial and political support for organisation.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
Exim Bank extends LoC of $108.28 million to Swaziland
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has, on behalf of the Government of India, extended Line of Credit (LoC) of $108.28 million to the Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland) for construction of a new Parliament building in Eswatini.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SII partner Novavax's Covid-19 shot 90% effective
Washington, June 15 (IANS) US-based biotechnology company Novavax's protein-based vaccine has shown overall 90 per cent efficacy against Covid-19, results of Phase-3 trials have shown.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Indian women's team faces uphill task vs England in one-off Test (Preview)
Bristol, June 15 (IANS) Indian women's cricket team will break its almost seven-year long Test match drought when it faces England in a one-off game here from Wednesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Can Kannur strongman Sudhakaran resurrect Congress in Kerala?
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The million dollar question on the lips of those who follow Congress politics in Kerala is -- can Kannur strongman K. Sudhakaran who assumes his office as the new state Congress party president on Wednesday morning, revive the party's fortunes in the state?
2021-06-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
New Israeli govt urged to recognise Palestinian rights
Ramallah, June 15 (IANS) Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye has called on the new Israeli government to end the occupation and recognise the Palestinian people's legitimate rights.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Israel,Politics
UK PM delays easing of remaining Covid curbs in England
London, June 15 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed a four-week delay to the lifting of all the remaining Covid restrictions in England beyond June 21, citing the risk of highly transmissible Delta variant.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Groom fumbles with Urdu, marriage called off
Maharajganj (UP) June 15 (IANS) His inability to pronounce Urdu words correctly, cost him his marriage.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Over half of Italy now in Covid 'white zone'
Rome, June 15 (IANS) Over half of Italy or about 40 million of the country's 60 million inhabitants are now in the Covid-19 "white zone", meaning that most restrictions in these regions have been lifted following a new ordinance issued by Health Minister Roberto Speranza.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Protest is not terror activity, HC grants bail to 3 in Delhi riots
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, in a Delhi Riots case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Fuel price hike paused: Petrol, diesel prices unchanged
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Oil marketing companies paused the hike in fuel prices on Tuesday providing respite to people already burdened with all time high petrol and diesel retail rates.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Philippines extends travel ban on India till June 30
Manila, June 15 (IANS) The Philippines has extended the travel ban for all inbound travellers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) until June 30, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Parliament panel summons Twitter over misuse of its platform
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology has asked Twitter to appear before it on June 18 and put its views on prevention of misuse of its platform.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
B'desh re-elected as member of ILO governing body
Dhaka, June 15 (IANS) Bangladesh has been re-elected as a deputy member of the governing body of the International Labor Organization (ILO) from the Asia-Pacific region for the 2021-2024 term.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
TASMAC sold Rs 164 cr worth of liquor in just one day
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC) has sold liquor worth Rs 164 crore in the state in just one day.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
UN shared Rohingya data without informed consent
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has been accused of "improperly collecting and sharing personal information" from the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, which, in turn, was shared it with Myanmar to verify the refugees for possible repatriation.
2021-06-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights
Man-eater leopard caught alive in J&K's Budgam
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Officials of the wildlife protection department said on Tuesday that the leopard that mauled a girl child to death 11 days ago, has been captured alive.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
India opens vacancies for Nepali women in Military Police
Kathmandu, June 15 (IANS) In a first, the Indian Army has opened vacancies for Nepali women in Military Police.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
SC draws curtains over Italian marines case, closes all proceedings
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday closed all criminal proceedings pending in India against two Italian marines, accused of killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, after payment of Rs 10 crore compensation by Italy.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Conway, Patel included in 15-member NZ squad for WTC final
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) Opener Devon Conway, who scored a double century on debut this month, left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel as well as injured duo Kane Williamson and BJ Watling, have been included in 15-member New Zealand squad for the World Test Championship final against India to be played at Hampshire Bowl from Friday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
UP ministers to camp in districts in a damage control exercise
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) In a major damage control exercise, all ministers in the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh have been asked to reach out to people ahead of the 2022 assembly elections in the state.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Choksi trial adjourned as his health declines
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The trial of the fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, who is wanted in India in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case has been adjourned to June 25 due to decline in his health condition, local media reported.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
India not fulfilling in-cash contribution for ITER fusion reactor: Bigot (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India is consistently delivering in-kind contribution to the world's largest first-of-its-kind upcoming fusion reactor ITER in southern France. But India has not been fulfilling in-cash contribution, said its Director-General Bernard Bigot on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Chemical plant explosion in US state prompts evacuation
Chicago, June 15 (IANS) An explosion at a chemical plant in the US state of Illinois has prompted mandatory evacuations, according to local authorities.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Galwan heroes remembered
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) The Indian Army on Tuesday paid glowing tributes to its fallen soldiers at Galwan Valley on the first anniversary of their martyrdom while fighting the Chinese at the Line of Actual Control on June 15, 2020.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
French official warns retaliation if UK breaches Brexit deal
Paris, June 15 (IANS) The UK will face "retaliatory measures" if it refuses to respect engagements made regarding the Brexit deal, French Minister of State for European Affairs, Clement Beaune warned.
2021-06-15
Category: International, France,Politics
EU officials sign Digital Covid Certificate
Brussels, June 15 (IANS) The European Union Digital Covid Certificate (EUDCC) was officially signed here, after the three EU institutions worked hand-in-hand for the health pass to be ready on time for the summer holidays.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Priyanka Gandhi demands CBI enquiry into UP scribe's death
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath demanding a CBI enquiry into the death of a TV journalist based in Uttar Pradesh who had been found dead under mysterious circumstances in Pratapgarh district.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
WhiteHat Jr joins CRY to help kids make real-life mobile apps
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Edtech company WhiteHat Jr on Tuesday said it has partnered non-governmental organisation CRY - Child Rights and You to inspire children to create real-world mobile applications and help the society for a better tomorrow.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Education
No ranks, team culture very good, say New Zealand players
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) New Zealand's rise to the top of International Cricket Council (ICC) ICC Test team rankings has been made possible by healthy team culture, players have said.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Shweta Tripathi on reaping benefits of digital space
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Shweta Tripathi says she has always been aware of the diverse characteristics of OTT platforms.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Netanyahu vows to topple new Israeli govt
Tel Aviv, June 15 (IANS) Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to topple the new eight-party diverse coalition government which brought an end to his stint as the longest-serving premier of the country.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Israel,Politics
4 soldiers killed in Pakistan IED blast
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Four soldiers of the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) were killed in an improvised explosive device explosion in Pakistan's Balochistan province, an army statement said.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Iran announces emergency use of domestic Covid vax
Tehran, June 15 (IANS) Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki has announced the emergency use of a domestic vaccine for Covid-19.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Fishing ban ends in TN, but fewer boats to venture into sea
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Even as the fishing ban in Tamil Nadu ended on Monday midnight, less fishing boats are likely to venture into the sea for deep-sea fishing. Around 1,200 fishing boats are attached to the Kasimedu fishing harbour and only about 350 of these are likely to venture into the sea on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Police to seek attachment of absconding IPS officer's property
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The UP police will move court on Tuesday to initiate attachment of property of the fugitive IPS officer, Manilal Patidar, who is the prime accused in the abetment to suicide of a businessman, Indrakant Tripathi, in Mahoba.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Denmark starts lifting face mask mandate
Copenhagen, June 15 (IANS) Denmark has started to phase out the requirement to wear face masks in all public areas before lifting it entirely by September 1.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Denmark,Politics
Vaccination drive: UP to opt for cluster approach
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will be launching its cluster approach strategy to ensure that maximum persons in the target age group are covered.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
50+ Indians created avg 27 new online a/c during pandemic
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As digital engagement grew multi-fold during the Covid pandemic, Indian respondents created about 19 new online accounts across all categories and those over the age of 50 created on an average about 27 of such accounts -- more than any other age groups, an IBM global survey revealed on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Accenture to buy German firm umlaut to scale engineering services
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) Software major Accenture is acquiring umlaut, an engineering consulting and services firm headquartered in Germany, for an undisclosed sum to scale its deep engineering capabilities and help companies use digital technologies.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Bodies of migrants recovered after boat capsize in Yemen
Aden, June 15 (IANS) The bodies of scores of migrants were recovered after their boat capsized off the waters of Yemen, a government official said.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Yemen,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex, Nifty climb new record highs
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices continued their record run on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Death toll reaches 25 in China gas explosion
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) The death toll from a gas explosion in China's Hubei province has increased to 25, local authorities said.
2021-06-15
Category: International, China,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Navi Mumbai ex-cop nabbed for killing one son, injuring the other
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) A retired Assistant Sub-Inspector of Navi Mumbai Police was arrested early Tuesday on charges of allegedly shooting two of his sons, of whom one has succumbed, officials said here.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
1st Israeli govt sans Netanyahu in 12 years begins work
Tel Aviv, June 15 (IANS) Israel's first government in 12 years without the country's longest-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has started work.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Israel,Politics
ICC to stick with percentage of points system for 2021-23: ICC CEO
Dubai, June 15 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) will stick to percentage-of-points-won method for ranking teams in the 2021-2023 World Test Championship (WTC) cycle, said Geoff Allardice, the apex body's chief executive officer (CEO).
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Lagaan' turns 20: Aamir Khan goes down memory lane (IANS Exclusive)
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Aamir Khan tells you he wouldn't be inclined to relive the mammoth experience of making "Lagaan", the film that marked his debut as producer exactly two decades ago on this date, struck box office gold and eventually took him to the Oscars.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India registers lowest Covid cases of over 60K since March 29
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India's Covid caseload continued to fall with the country recording 60,461 new cases, lowest since March 29 and 2,726 fatalities due to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
LG researcher to head alliance for 6G tech in US
Seoul, June 15 (IANS) LG Electronics said on Tuesday one of its senior researchers will head a working group in a North American mobile technology alliance for 6G technology development.
2021-06-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Indonesia extends restrictions for another 14 days
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) The Indonesian government has extended its micro-scale restrictions for another 14 days to June 28 to prevent the further spread of Covid-19, according to a senior minister.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Samsung likely to unveil new foldable smartphones in August
Seoul, June 15 (IANS) Samsung is likely to unveil its new foldable smartphone in August, industry insiders said on Tuesday, amid its push to popularise the foldable category.
2021-06-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung unveils new multi-chip package for 5G smartphones
Seoul, June 15 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Tuesday released a new multi-chip package (MCP) memory product for use in 5G smartphones as the South Korean tech giant tries to better target the fast-growing handset market.
2021-06-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Spain held to goalless draw by Sweden
Seville, June 15 (IANS) Spain dominated for 90 minutes in their Euro 2020 opener against Sweden but were unable to turn possession and chances into goals as their match ended in a goalless draw on Monday night.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Nine IPS officers transferred in UP
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) In another administrative reshuffle, nine IPS officers including six district police chiefs were shifted by the Uttar Pradesh government late on Monday night.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Catherine Zeta-Jones: It gives me joy to be an empty nester
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Catherine Zeta-Jones says her husband Michael Douglas and she are about to become empty nesters, a term the actress finds cold but when she really sits down and thinks about it, it gives her joy to be one.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Lebanon hopes to continue talks with Israel over maritime border demarcation
Beirut, June 15 (IANS) Lebanese President Michel Aoun said that his country hopes to continue indirect US-mediated negotiations with Israel on maritime border demarcation.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Boyfriend, two others kill girl for resisting rape
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) A first year B.Sc student was stabbed 24 times by her boyfriend and his two friends after she resisted a rape attempt.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Germany to face extreme weather if climate change continues unchecked
Berlin, June 15 (IANS) The risks from heat, drought and heavy rainfall throughout Germany would increase sharply if climate change continued unchecked, according to a study by the Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU).
2021-06-15
Category: International, Germany,Environment/Wildlife
Mehul Choksi still an Indian citizen: Indian authorities
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Indian authorities have described fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, who is wanted in India in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case as an Indian citizen in its affidavit filed in Dominican High Court, saying that his application for renunciation of citizenship was "rejected".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Philippines again suspends VFA termination with US
Manila, June 15 (IANS) The Philippines said that it was again suspending the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the US for another six months.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Some issues in Vienna n-talks still unresolved: Iran
Tehran, June 15 (IANS) Some issues in the ongoing talks in Vienna to revive the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal remain unresolved, a spokesman of the Foreign Ministry in Tehran said.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Verification of arms licenses, liquor shops in UP
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has asked officials to conduct verification of arms licenses and cancel those which might have been procured by people involved in criminal activities or issued without a valid reason.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
13 suspected terrorists arrested in Indonesia
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) The Indonesian National Police's counterterrorism squad known as Densus 88 has arrested 13 suspected terrorists in the country's Riau province.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Terrorism
Final phase of UP zila panchayat polls this month
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The State Election Commission has informed the Panchayati Raj Department that it is ready to conduct zila panchayat polls between June 15 and July 3.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Drone attack on military base at Baghdad airport
Baghdda, June 15 (IANS) A drone strike targeted a military base housing US forces in the Baghdad International airport area, inflicting no casualties, security sources said.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Asia,Iraq,Politics,Defence/Security
Sri Lanka arrests captain of burnt cargo ship
Colombo, June 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Criminal Investigations Department has arrested the captain of the burnt MV X-Press Pearl container ship which caught fire on the outskirts of the Colombo Port on May 20.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Biden, Erdogan hold 'fruitful and sincere' meeting
Brussels, June 15 (IANS) US President Joe Biden and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held their first in-person meeting here on the sidelines of the NATO Summit, which the latter described as "fruitful and sincere".
2021-06-15
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 176mn
Washington, June 15 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 176 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.80 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Spice Girls to drop new song to celebrate 25 years of 'Wannabe'
London, June 15 (IANS) The British girl group Spice Girls will release a new song digitally on July 9 this year, to celebrate 25 years of their debut single "Wannabe".
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gas tanker truck explosion kills two in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, June 15 (IANS) A gas tanker truck exploded at the filling station in Samarkand region of Uzbekistan, killing two people, the Uzbek Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Uzbekistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Covid deaths cross 33K-mark in Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) Ranking second after Maharashtra on the Covid tracker, deaths due to the infection crossed the 33,000-mark across Karnataka on Sunday, including 15,319 in Bengaluru alone, the state health bulletin said on Monday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
5 more held in illegal SIM box exchange case in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of the Bengaluru Police has made a breakthrough in the illegal SIM box telephone exchange case by arresting another five persons.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Roger Waters snubs Zuckerberg offer to use 'Another brick in the wall, part 2' for Instagram ad
London, June 15 (IANS) Rock legend and Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has revealed that he has snubbed a lucrative Facebook offer to use the band's iconic 1979 hit "Another brick in the wall, part 2" in an upcoming commercial for Instagram.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
No containment zone to be de-notified till satisfactory vaccination: Srinagar DC
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) The Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, said on Monday that no containment zone shall be de-notified till satisfactory vaccination is achieved.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Slovakia upset Poland 2-1 in Euro 2020
St Petersburg, June 15 (IANS) Slovakia started their first major tournament with a win after shocking an uninspired Poland 2-1 through Milan Skriniar's second half winner in their Group E curtain raiser in Saint Petersburg on Monday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Four teenaged girls gang-raped in Tripura, eight youths held
Agartala, June 14 (IANS) Eight youths, accused of gang-raping four teenaged girls in western Tripura, were arrested within six hours of the case being registered, police said on Monday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka to give Rs 1L to BPL families which lost earning member to Covid
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh for all the families under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) which lost their earning or adult members due to Covid-19.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Andhra CM unveils annual credit plan outlay of Rs 2.8L cr
Amaravati, June 14 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday unveiled the state's annual credit plan outlay of Rs 2.83 lakh crore during the 215th state level bankers' committee (SLBC) meeting.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP seeking to malign me to hide Covid failure in Guj: Hardik Patel
Gandhinagar, June 14 (IANS) Congress' Gujarat Working President Hardik Patel on Monday accused the BJP of circulating false reports of his joining the AAP in an attempt to malign his image and hide its state government's failure in dealing with the second wave of Covid.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Warrant out against rape-accused DSP in Bihar
Patna, June 14 (IANS) An arrest warrant has been issued against Bihar Police DSP Kamal Kant Prasad in connection with a four-year-old rape of a minor Dalit girl, an official said.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vedanta enhances Covid relief measures for employees
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Leading oil & gas and metals company Vedanta has enhanced the Covid relief measures for its employees.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Heavy rains lash Karnataka as monsoon intensifies
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed many parts of coastal and south Karnataka, as the southwest monsoon intensified and advanced across the state, said the weather office on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
SA A vs Zimbabwe A unofficial 'Test' suspended due to Covid
Harare, June 14 (IANS) The unofficial second 'Test' between South Africa A and Zimbabwe A was suspended here on Monday following the Zimbabwe government's directive to cease all sports activity owing to the Covid-19 situation in the country.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
New Covid cases drop below 5K in Andhra
Amaravati, June 14 (IANS) The number of new Covid-19 cases continued to drop in Andhra Pradesh with the state reporting 4,549 infections on Monday, taking its overall tally to over 18.1 lakh while the active caseload dropped to 80,013.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
As Bengaluru unlocks, citizens told to be Covid vigilant
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) As Bengaluru saw lockdown restrictions partially relaxed from Monday, city civic body chief Gaurav Gupta urged people to stay vigilant about the Covid threat.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Lingayat seers back Yediyurappa as CM for next 2 years
Tumkuru (Karnataka), June 14 (IANS) About a dozen Lingayat seers, a community to which Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa belongs, came out in his support on Monday, demanding him to continue the as CM for the next two years, besides subtly warning disgruntled BJP leaders not to harass Yediyurappa till his term is completed.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Euro 2020: Schick scores twice as Czech Republic sink Scotland
Glasgow, June 14 (IANS) Czech Republic striker Patrik Schick scored twice to give his side a 2-0 win in their opening Euro 2020 game against Scotland at Hampden Park on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Israeli aerospace firm donates 100 oxygen concentrators to BEL
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) Aviation major Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has donated 100 oxygen concentrators to the state-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) for treating Covid patients, a statement said on Monday
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Govt schools students do not get career guidance, rues Sisodia
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday noted that government schools are not offering provisions of guidance and handholding of students who need advice on their careers.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
NE states fare worst in Covid-19 recovery rate
Guwahati/Agartala, June 14 (IANS) In terms of recovery of Covid patients, the eight northeastern states fare the worst even as the country's recovery rate is rising regularly and touched 95.43 per cent on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
CBI still probing Sushant's case from all angles
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is still probing the case of the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput from all angles and no closure report has been filed yet, sources said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Don't celebrate Rahul's birthday, help poor, Cong workers told
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Congress has asked its workers not to celebrate birthday of former party President Rahul Gandhi on June 19, but instead help people in distress due to the ongoing pandemic.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid positivity rate in Jammu district drops to 1%
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) Covid positivity rate in Jammu district has dropped to 1 per cent, while its recovery rate has touched 95 per cent, Deputy Commissioner Anshul Garg said at a press briefing on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala to change lockdown strategy, roll out new norms
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) With the Covid test positivity rate (TPR) falling to 11 per cent and antipathy towards disruptions to normal life growing in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said from Thursday onwards, there would be a change in strategy on the lockdown norms.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
NSDL says accounts of foreign funds holding Adani stocks not frozen: Report
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The accounts of three foreign funds that are among the top stakeholders in India's Adani group of companies are not frozen, a source at the National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL) told a global news wire.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India will play to win against Afghanistan: Chief football coach
Doha, June 14 (IANS) The Indian football team will play with the aim to beat Afghanistan in a Group E match of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup China 2023 qualifiers here on Tuesday, chief coach Igor Stimac said on the eve of the game.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
'Miscarriage of justice': HC sets aside bail to Shivender Singh in EOW case
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday set aside an order granting bail to former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivender Mohan Singh in a case connected with the alleged misappropriation of funds of Religare Finvest Ltd (RFL).
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Copa America: Neymar on target as Brazil blank Venezuela 3-0
Brasilia, June 14 (IANS) Neymar scored a goal and provided an assist as Brazil cruised to a 3-0 win over Venezuela in their Copa America opener here.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
EGS, GMR Aviation Academy ink MoU on aviation security training
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) The Emirates Group Security (EGS) and the GMR Aviation Academy (GMRAA) on Monday signed an MoU to promote cooperation for development and exchange of information, technical expertise, and experiences in aviation security.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Modi's meets BJP chief, senior leaders
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A crucial BJP meeting involving senior party leaders chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi took place at the latter's residence here on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Police complaint against Telangana engineer for creating panic
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Telangana's Director of Public Health and Family Welfare Dr. G. Srinivas Rao on Monday lodged a police complaint, seeking action against a chemical engineer for creating panic among people by making certain comments regarding the third wave of Covid-19
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Retail inflation zooms to over 6% in May (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Exponential rise in food prices sequentially rocketed India's retail inflation in May as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased to over 6 per cent.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP trying to divide Bengal: Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged on Monday that the BJP government at the Centre cannot accept defeat and it is now trying to divide the state.
2021-06-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
BSP MLAs who joined Congress seek their 'reward' for saving Gehlot govt
Jaipur, June 14 (IANS) After the Sachin Pilot group sought fulfilment of their demands for political and ministerial appointments, the BSP MLAs, who joined the Congress around two years back, on Monday also demanded their "due reward" for saving the Rajasthan government after last year's rebellion, contending that had they not been there, the Ashok Gehlot dispensation would have been observing "its first death anniversary".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
HC seeks response from Centre, FB, Insta on objectionable posts on Hindu gods
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre, Facebook and Instagram, seeking their response on a plea raising concern over the publication of "highly obnoxious and objectionable posts" on Hindu gods on Instagram.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Retired Mumbai cop shoots 2 sons, one critical
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a retired Mumbai Police officer allegedly shot at his two young sons at their home in Airoli, leaving them injured. The condition of the elder son is said to be 'critical', Navi Mumbai Police said here on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha's new Covid infections drop below 10K, deaths stay high
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths remained in the higher range even as new infections dropped below the 10,000 level, and the number of patients cured increased, health officials said here on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Federer enters second round of Noventi Open
Halle (Germany) June 14 (IANS) World No.8 Roger Federer began preparation for the Wimbledon by defeating 27-year-old Belarusian Ilya Ivashka 7-6(4), 7-5 in the opening round of the Noventi Open in Halle on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Kirti Kulhari: 'Shaadisthan' motivated me to learn more about music
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Kirti Kulhari says a big reason she loved playing the lead vocalist of a band in her new film "Shaadisthan" is because she is a musician at heart.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Chirag Paswan ousted as leader of LJP in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) High political drama unfolded on Monday after Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) President Chirag Paswan was unseated as the leader of the party in the Lok Sabha by his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MCG to crack whip on property tax defaulters
Gurugram, June 14 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) will conduct a special drive against the property tax defaulters in August.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Andhra announces Rs 25L ex-gratia for doctors falling prey to Covid
Amaravati, June 14 (IANS) The principal secretary of Andhra Pradesh's health and family welfare department, Anil Kumar Singhal, on Monday issued an order sanctioning an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh to all the regularly employed doctors in the event they succumb to Coronavirus while discharging Covid duties.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Forest cover in India enhanced up to one-fourth of country's area: Modi at UN
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday told the United Nations that in the last 10 years, around 3 million hectares of forest cover has been added in India.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
CISF takes over security of Bharat Biotech
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Monday took over the security of Bharat Biotech International Ltd's facility here to protect it against any terror threat or sabotage that may lead to a biological disaster.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Delhi eyes fresh vaccine stock, 20% of 18-44 get jabs: Atishi
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Around 20 per cent people in the 18-44 age group have been vaccinated against Covid so far, Delhi's ruling AAP said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
When Pooja Banerjee had to run wearing a 25-kg wedding lehenga
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actress Pooja Banerjee, who plays Rhea in "Kumkum Bhagya", reveals how she had to run wearing a lehenga weighing 25 kilos for an upcoming sequence in the show.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CPCB seeks report from Punjab on chemical contamination in Sutlej & Raj canals
Jaipur, June 14 (IANS) Acting on a complaint received from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has sought a report from the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on water pollution in the Harike Barrage in Punjab reaching Pilibanga in Rajasthan, affecting the lives of the habitation thereof.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Mrinal Dutt recalls 40 days' road trip in Australia while shooting
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actor Mrinal Dutt, who is excited about his newly show "Khwabon Ke Parindey", recalled how he, along with the crew, stayed at 12 different locations over 40 days of shooting on the go.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gurugram: 54 Covid patients died in just 14 days of June
Gurugram, June 14 (IANS) As many as 54 Covid patients have lost their lives here in just 14 days, since June 1, which proves that the second Covid wave is far more deadlier than the first one.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Bengal post-poll violence: Gang rape survivors move SC for SIT probe
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman and a 17-year-old minor girl from West Bengal have moved the Supreme Court alleging horrific gang-rape by Trinamool Congress workers, for their families supporting the BJP in recently-held Assembly election and sought an SIT probe into all incidents of post-poll violence.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Retail inflation zooms to over 6% in May
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Exponential rise in food prices sequentially rocketed India's retail inflation in May as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased to over 6 per cent.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Biden eyes to fortify Turkey relations in first meet with Erdogan
Washington, June 14 (IANS) In a bid to stabilise the troubled ties with Turkey, US President Joe Biden is heading to his first face-to-face meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Brussels.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pak cricketers to be in 5-day quarantine before England tour
Lahore, June 14 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket squad for the tours of England and West Indies will undergo hard quarantine as they will be under complete room isolation for five days before boarding a charter flight to Manchester on June 25.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Entire operating cabin crew of SpiceJet receive first vax shot
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Passenger carrier SpiceJet said on Monday that it has inoculated its entire operating cabin crew with the first dose of Covid vaccine.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Remembrance posts continue pouring in on SSR's 1st death anniversary
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Tributes and remembrance posts poured in all day on Monday from industry colleagues and friends, on the first death anniversary of Sushant Singh Rajput.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cancer causing virus affects glial cells in CNS: Study
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Science & Technology said on Monday that a study conducted by Indian scientists have recently found that cancer-causing Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) affects the glial cells or the non-neural cells in the central nervous system (CNS) and alters molecules like phospho-inositols (PIP) when the virus infects the brain cells.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Don't read too much into England's loss to New Zealand: Paine
Sydney, June 14 (IANS) Australia Test skipper Tim Paine feels not much should be read into England team's capitulation against New Zealand in the second Test, where the hosts lost by eight wickets at Edgbaston on Sunday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
SEBI fines Franklin Templeton's India CEO, trustee among others
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) In yet another blow for Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund, the SEBI has now imposed a penalty on Franklin Templeton Trustee Services and the head of India operations, Sanjay Sapre among other key officials in the matter of winding of six debt schemes last year.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Four-fold increase in Central grant to Andhra under JJM
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) With a vision of providing clean tap water to every household, the Union government has increased the Central grant to Andhra Pradesh under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) this year to Rs 3,182.88 crore, which was Rs 790.48 crore in 2020.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN must act against Vadatheru hydrocarbon project: Panneerselvam
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) AIADMK's chief coordinator O. Panneerselvam on Monday called upon Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to take steps for immediate withdrawal of invitation of bids by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for development of oil and gas fields in Vadatheru of Pudukottai district in the Cauvery basin.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
WTC final winner to receive Rs.12 crore, runner-up Rs.6 crore
Southampton, June 14 (IANS) The winning team of the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand will receive USD 1.6 million (Rs.12 crore approximately) along with an ICC Test Championship Mace. The losing team will receive USD 800,000 (Rs.6 crore approximately), the ICC announced on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Get set for 'Malayalam Mojo' on OTT
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Jio Cinema celebrates Malayalam films with the upcoming movie marathon "Malayalam Mojo", starting June 18, which will present stories from Kerala across genres, content, narrative and characters. An eclectic mix of six Malayalam titles will be available with English subtitles, including straight-to-digital release as well as previously-released films that will have digital premiere.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Logistics firm Chetak delivers over 400 ambulances via railways
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Logistics major Chetak on Monday said it has used multi-modal transport model for delivering ambulances to various military hospitals across India.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Maharashtra to issue learner's driving licences online
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) It will no longer be mandatory in Maharashtra for candidates to crowd up at the RTOs to get a learner's driving licence - it will now be available online, sitting at home.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Reschedule date of appearance, Badal asks SIT probing firing incident
Chandigarh, June 14 (IANS) Five-time Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday categorically reiterated his "intent and commitment to fully cooperate with the law" and said that he has "complete faith in the judiciary".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Changed leadership, did not destroy party: LJP leader
Patna, June 14 (IANS) While Chirag Paswan was forced on the back foot following 5 out of 6 Members of Parliament (MP) of his party shifting the goal post, LJP MP Veena Devi said that it was a decision to change the leadership and not to destroy the party.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Inox Leisure raises approx Rs 300 cr through QIP
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Multiplex major Inox Leisure on Monday said it has successfully completed fundraising of approximately Rs 300 crore through Qualified Institutions Placement (QIP).
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
MHA notification on citizenship for non-Muslims not linked to CAA, SC told
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the Ministry of Home Affairs' May 28 order, which empowered certain districts to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, has no relation with the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA).
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
JK Tyre reduces net debt by Rs 930 cr in FY21
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Tyre major JK Tyre has reduced net debt by Rs 930 crore in FY21 through higher cash accruals, along with funds released due to better working capital management.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Panneerselvam to be Deputy Leader of Opposition in TN Assembly
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Senior AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam was on Monday elected Deputy Leader of the AIADMK legislative party, thus enabling him to be the Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the state Assembly.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Ravi Bhatia: Fitness isn't just about flaunting abs, it lets you donate blood
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) A big reason actor Ravi Bhatia enjoys his fitness is that it lets him donate blood.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lockdown extended in Bengal till July 1, with relaxations
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Though there has been a sharp fall in the number of fresh Covid cases in West Bengal, the state government on Monday decided to extend the lockdown for another 15 days till July 1, with some relaxations to give a boost to economic activities.
2021-06-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kannada actor dies in road mishap, family decides to donate his organs
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) Kannada theatre personality and national film award winner Sanchari Vijay, who met with an accident on June 12, died late afternoon on Monday. Kannada superstar Kiccha Sudeep announced his death on Twitter here.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
599 new Covid cases, 9 deaths reported in J&K
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) A total of 599 new cases and nine deaths were reported from J&K on Monday as the steady decline in Covid spread continued in the Union Territory.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Sara Ali Khan remembers Sushant: You introduced me to the world of acting
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Sara Ali Khan took to social media to remember her "Kedarnath" co-star Sushant Singh Rajput on his first death anniversary on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid spiked suicide attempts in teenage girls by 51%: US CDC
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Suicide attempts by teenage girls in the US rose by 51 per cent during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Equity indices recover to end at record closing highs
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices recovered by the end of the day's trade on Monday to settle at record closing levels, after a largely subdued trade for most part of the session.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Do Kashmir's murky 'double dealings' stop with Waheed Para?
New Delhi, June 14 : Two separately filed charge sheets?one by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in March 2021 and another by the Jammu and Kashmir Polices Counter Intelligence Kashmir (CIK) in June 2021?against the Peoples Democratic Partys youth president have accused Waheed-ur-Rehman Para of being a mole of the Pakistan-based jihadist groups and the valleys separatist organisations in the Indian institutions of politics and governance.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Bihar,National
Youth kills mother, step father and brother before killing self in Dhanbad
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old youth killed his mother, step father and step brother before committing suicide in Dhanbad on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Researchers build first modular quantum brain sensor, record signal
London, June 14 (IANS) A team of scientists in the UK has built a modular quantum brain scanner and used it to record a brain signal, in the first time a brain signal has been detected using a modular quantum brain sensor anywhere in the world.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology
Gehlot in 'political quarantine' as Pilot camp demands its due
Jaipur, June 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will not have any one-on-one meetings in person for next one or two months, keeping in mind the post Covid precautions suggested by his doctors, his office announced on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Saudi Arabia cancels investment in Pakistan's Gwadar port, souring Chinese dreams
New Delhi, June 14: Saudi Arabia has inflicted a $10 billion dent on Chinas Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Pakistan. As reported by Nikkei Asia Riyadh has decided to shift a proposed $10 billion oil refinery to Karachi from Gwadar, the centre stage of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
G7 to now focus on Indo-Pacific to address China challenge
New Delhi, June 14: The G7 countries, fresh out of their summit in Cornwall, UK, have spotlighted an arc between Africa and the Indo-Pacific as the space where they wish to expand their democratic footprint amid Chinas rise as a global power.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Record High: India's WPI inflation zooms to 12.94% in May (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Base effect, along with high transportation fuel cost, lifted India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to record high levels in May.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ankita Lokhande: Thank you Sushant for your part in my journey
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actress Ankita Lokhande took to social media on Monday to remember her late ex-boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput, who passed away on this day last year.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
If the ball is moving, Rohit will struggle: Styris
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) India opener Rohit Sharma will struggle if New Zealand bowlers are able to move the ball around during the World Test Championship final that commences on Friday in Southampton, said former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Year after Galwan clash: Indian Army develops military infra, deploys around 60K troops
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A year after the Galwan valley clash in eastern Ladakh, China is still sitting at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) while India has geared up for a long grind.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nani kickstarts shoot of upcoming production 'Meet Cute'
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Telugu actor-producer Nani announced the commencement of his production venture "Meet Cute", in an Instagram post on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
World Blood Donor Day: Facebook asks people to donate blood
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Facebook on Monday urged people to donate blood and encourage friends and family to do the same, as part of its campaign for the World Blood Donor Day.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
AIADMK expels 17 leaders for having spoken to Sasikala
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The AIADMK meeting held at the party headquarters here expelled 17 leaders including party spokesman V Pugazhendi for having contacted former interim general secretary VK Sasikala. Former Minister M Anandan and former Member of Parliament Chinnaswamy were among the other senior leaders who were expelled from the party.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Djokovic gifts his racquet to a young boy after French Open win
Paris, June 14 (IANS) After winning the French Open title here on Sunday, world No.1 Novak Djokovic chose a young, vociferous fan to gift his racquet with which he had defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece.
2021-06-14
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
106,300 vials of Amphotericin-B allocated to states/UTs
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Amid cases of rising cases of black fungus with Maharashtra reporting the most, the Centre said that it on Monday allocated an additional over one lakh vials of Amphotericin-B allocated to states/UTs and Central institutions.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Fire at Safdarjung Airport's IT building, no casualties
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A fire broke out at IT building of Safdarjung Airport on Monday, officials said.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gurugram first district in Haryana to administer over 8.56l jabs
Gurugram, June 14 (IANS) Gurugram became the first district in Haryana to administer the anti-Covid vaccine doses to over 8.56 lakh people, health officials said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Wrestler Punia gets into Olympic mood as he spars, sweats
Vladikavkaz (Russia), June 14 (IANS) Freestyle wrestler Bajrang Punia has entered the final phase of preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games, sparring and sweating with the top Russian athletes here.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Russia,Sports,Other Sports
Kriti Sanon remembers Sushant: Feels painfully weird to know you and I aren't in the same world anymore
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Kriti Sanon on Monday recalled the first time she shot with Sushant Singh Rajput, on the occasion of his first death anniversary.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Oil prices reach multi-year high on demand hopes
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Crude oil prices surged to multi-year highs on Monday on hopes of rising demand, along with estimates of tightening supplies.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi HC declines to stay order asking IMA chief not to use platform to promote religion
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday declined to stay a trial court order directing Indian Medical Association (IMA) President J.A. Jayalal not to use the organisation's platform to propagate any religion.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Coach Powar is the same as he was last time: Harmanpreet
Bristol, June 14 (IANS) Women's Test team vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur acknowledged the return of Ramesh Powar as India coach, saying that he hasn't changed his style of coaching from his last stint in 2018.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Shouts of 'Go back' greet Lakshadweep Administrator Patel on arrival
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) Across Lakshadweep, Monday was observed as a day of protest by islanders, who dressed in black and shouted slogans of "go back" from their homes as Union Territory Administrator Praful Khoda Patel landed there around 2.30 p.m.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
House already burgled: Ranchi residents paste notices fearing more thefts
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) People staying on the outskirts of Ranchi are living in fear of theft at their houses. Some residents have even put up notices on their houses saying "theft has already taken place in this house. Do not waste your effort". Such notices have been put up in the Pundag locality of Ranchi at over five houses.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shreya Ghoshal takes Covid jab, encourages new mothers to go for it
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Singer Shreya Ghoshal posted a video on Monday to share the news that she has taken her first dose of the Covid vaccine. The singer, who gave birth to her first child Devyaan on May 22, encouraged nursing mothers to get vaccinated.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nirmal Milkha played key role in laying first hockey turf in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, June 14 (IANS) Former Indian women volleyball captain Nirmal Kaur, who passed away in a hospital here on Sunday due to Covid-19-related complications, was instrumental in getting the first hockey turf laid here in 1991.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
Zerodha's Nikhil Kamath apologies for cheating Anand in chess (Ld)
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The co-founder of stock broking company Zerodha Broking Ltd, Nikhil Kamath, on Monday tweeted a reluctant apology for cheating and winning against former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand in a Covid-19 fundraising match.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Sub-3nm aerosol particles with climatic implications form frequently in urban locations: Study
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) have found frequent formation of sub-3nm neutral aerosols in the atmosphere over urban locations.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
London travel agency booked Antigua villa from where Choksi abducted, claims lawyer
London, June 14 (IANS) Ahead of the hearing of Indian fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi's bail plea in Dominica, his lawyer contended on Monday that two new evidences have come to light to show that his "abduction" was pre-planned - alleged "decoy" Barbara Jarabik had asked an AirbnB agent whether the property she was inquiring was booked by a UK travel agency, and video evidence shows the arrival and departure in Jolly Harbour of the boat upon which the bound and gagged diamantaire was taken out to sea to be transferred to the larger ship for the "unlawful journey" to Dominica.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Navy, NDRF operations on as 5 miners trapped in Meghalaya mine
Shillong, June 14 (IANS) An Indian Navy team joined the non-stop rescue operations for five miners trapped in a coal mine in the East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya for two weeks, said top officials on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Zerodha's Nitin Kamath apologies for cheating Anand in chess
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The co-founder of stock broking company Zerodha Broking Ltd, Nitin Kamath, on Monday tweeted a reluctant apology for cheating and winning against former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand in a Covid-19 fundraising match.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Indian women seek Rahane's guidance ahead of Test vs England (Ld)
Bristol, June 14 (IANS) The Indian women's cricket team is banking on lessons imparted by men's Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane as it prepares to take on England in a one-off Test here from June 16.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Now retail inflation zooms to over 6% in May
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Exponential rise in food prices sequentially rocketed India's retail inflation in May as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by over 6.30 per cent.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pune firm develops 3D face mask coated with virucides
Pune (Maharshtra), June 14 (IANS) A Pune-based startup has developed a three dimensional face mask, coated with anti-viral agents that attack the Covid-19 virus when it comes in contact with them, an official said here on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Tourism picks up in Himachal with easing of restrictions
Shimla, June 14 (IANS) Hundreds of holidaymakers once again started gathering across resorts in Himachal Pradesh on Monday with the partial lifting of Covid-induced interstate travel restrictions after over a month and a half.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Jivan Vayu: India's 1st device to safely transport patients
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Aimed at saving lives in low resource areas and during transit, the nation's first device has been developed as a substitute for the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine which functions even without electricity.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Asian Cup qualifiers: India aim for full points vs Afghanistan (Preview)
Doha, June 14 (IANS) Fresh from their 2-0 win against Bangladesh, the Sunil Chhetri-led India will look to garner full points when they face Afghanistan in their last Group E match of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium here on Tuesday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
No more space for monetary steps, tough task ahead for RBI: SBI Report
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) As the economy battles yet again to come out of the Covid-induced slowdown, an SBI Ecowrap report has suggested that the space for monetary accommodation is over, and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will face multiple challenges in terms of boosting India's growth rate and stabilising the rupee.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Absconding drug trafficker carrying Rs 1 lakh reward held from UP
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi Police's Crime Branch on Monday said that it has arrested interstate drug trafficker Pankaj Upadhaya, who carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, from neighbouring Uttar Pradesh.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP to contest all seats in 2022 Gujarat Assembly polls: Kejriwal
New Delhi/Gandhinagar, June 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and national convener of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Arvind Kejriwal, said on Monday that AAP will contest on all the 182 seats in the Assembly elections in Gujarat scheduled next year.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
How son Laksshya helped Tusshar Kapoor beat Monday blues
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Tusshar Kapoor's son Laksshyas "messy art" sense has given the actor therapy to beat Monday blues.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal post-poll violence: Gang rape survivors move SC for SIT probe
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman and a 17-year-old minor girl from West Bengal have moved the Supreme Court alleging horrific gang-rape by Trinamool Congress workers, for their families supporting the BJP in recently-held Assembly election, and sought an SIT probe into all incidents of post-poll violence.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kirti Kulhari posts pic getting first jab of Covid vaccine
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Kirti Kulhari on Monday posted a picture getting vaccinated with the first jab for Covid-19. She urged everyone to get over myths and misconceptions about the vaccine.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India women's team banking on lessons from Rahane
Bristol, June 14 (IANS) The India women's cricket team, which reached here on Monday and is due to play England women in a one-off Test from June 16, is banking on lessons from India men's Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Child rescued from borewell in Agra
Agra, June 14 (IANS) Five-year-old Shiva has finally been rescued from inside a borewell on Monday evening, almost eight-and-a-half hours after he fell into it.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shilpa Shetty suggests the right yoga to but stress and anxiety
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actress and yoga enthusiast Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Monday shared an asana on Instagram that would help relieve pent up stress and anxiety.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bottomline back in black, IOB wants to be out of PCA
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) With its bottomline back in black after a long time, the Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has approached the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seeking it be taken out of the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) fold, a top official said.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Urvashi Rautela takes mud bath, shares photo
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Urvashi Rautela is taking beauty cue from Queen Cleopatra, going by her Instagram post on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NZ's multi-dimensional attack can trouble Kohli: Parthiv
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli needs to revisit 2018 to get back into the habit of scoring hundreds though it won't be easy against New Zealand's bowling attack which possesses variety, said former India wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel. India play New Zealand in the World Test Championship final that begins on Friday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Notorious red sanders smuggler held in Andhra
Tanguturu, June 14 (IANS) Three persons, including one notorious red sanders smuggler, were arrested in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak, India agree to share ownership of Basmati rice
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) In a rare agreement between two arch-rivals India and Pakistan, which have a history of long-time rivalry with disputes on every front from sea to land, exporters from both sides of the border have mutually agreed to share the ownership of the regions prized Basmati rice, a solution considered the most workable to reach the European markets.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Adani Group cos say FPI accounts not frozen, report causing 'irreparable loss'
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Denying freezing of accounts of three foreign portfolio investors (FPI) holding shares in Adani Group companies by the NDSL, group companies have said that such reports are "erroneous" and "misleading".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rhea remembers Sushant: Promise to give you Malpua and read quantum physics books, please come back
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, posted a note in remembrance of the late actor on Monday, on the occasion of his first death anniversary.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Google Workspace, Chat now open to all for seamless hybrid work (Ld)
San Francisco, June 14 (IANS) Google on Monday announced that its integrated communication and collaboration service Workspace is now available to everyone with a Google account.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Debt-hit SsangYong's workers to take unpaid leave for 2 years
Seoul/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Half of SsangYong Motor Company's workers will go on unpaid leave for two years beginning next month as part of self-help measures as the debt-ridden automaker is striving to speed up its sales process, the company said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy
AstraZeneca jab authorised for all age-groups, says EMA
Brussels, June 14 (IANS) AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine remains authorised for all populations, European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Non-IT leaders to build most of tech products by 2024: Report
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A new category of buyers outside of the traditional IT enterprise are occupying a larger share of the overall IT market and by 2024, 80 per cent of technology products and services will be built by those who are not technology professionals, a Gartner report said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
PMK hits out at Stalin's decision to open TASMAC liquor shops
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Founder of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) S. Ramadoss in a tweet has said that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin's statement that opening TASMAC liquor shops would curb illicit liquor is unbelievable. It indicates that the state government had failed to curb the smuggling of illicit liquor as well as brew.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Sri Lanka govt urged to protect FTZ workers amid Covid surge
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Leading Asian labour and human rights groups have appealed to the Sri Lanka government and factory owners to protect Free Trade Zone (FTZ) workers from Covid-19 amid a surge in infections.
2021-06-14
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine
Kamal Haasan: Dasavatharam was declined by many directors who said they didn't understand it
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's Tamil action thriller "Dasavatharam" completes 13 years of release on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi HC bars Ghaziabad based firm from selling Khadi Prakritik paints
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has barred Ghaziabad based JBMR Enterprises from manufacturing and selling the Khadi Prakritik paints manufactured by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). According to KVIC, a Ghaziabad-based trader, who fraudulently started manufacturing and selling counterfeit Khadi Prakritik Paint, was ordered by the Court on June 4 to stop all such activities immediately.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Record High: India's WPI inflation zooms to 12.94% in May (Ld)
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Base effect, along with high transportation fuel cost, lifted India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to record high levels in May.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vidya Balan: Want to do work that's an extension of my beliefs
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan, who is gearing up for the release of her new film "Sherni", says she wants to do work that is an extension of her belief.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung to supply 5G network solutions to Vodafone in UK
Seoul, June 14 (IANS) Samsung Electronics said on Monday it will supply its latest 5G network solutions to Vodafone, a London-based telecommunications giant, a move that will expand its presence in Europe.
2021-06-14
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Stalin assures job to woman who donated gold sovereigns to relief fund
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has promised a job to a woman engineering graduate who had handed him 2 gold sovereigns as a donation for the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
All ASI protected monuments, museums to open from June 16
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) All Archaeological Survey Of India (ASI) protected central monuments and museums which had been closed down owing to the coronavirus pandemic will reopen from June 16 as per the latest order by the Union Ministry of Tourism. All these historic sites were closed since April 16.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chh'garh govt to pay school fees of Covid orphaned children
Raipur/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday announced that the children studying in private schools, who have lost parents/guardians to COVID-19, would be provided free education by the government.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ayushmann Khurrana: People need to be aware of intersex movement
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who played a gay man on screen in "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhaan", wants to draw focus to the all-new Pride flag that has been unveiled aiming to make the movement more gender inclusive.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Paine backs Labuschagne to replace him as Australia captain
Brisbane, June 14 (IANS) Australian Test captain Tim Paine has backed Marnus Labuschagne as one fit to take over from him, even as former captains Ian Chappell and Michael Clarke have backed Pat Cummins for the top leadership position.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Dhanush was mentor for 'Jagame Thandhiram' songs: Composer Santhosh Narayanan
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Composer Santhosh Narayanan of the upcoming Dhanush starrer "Jagame Thandhiram", says that the actor has been like a mentor during the creation of the film's soundtrack.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi reports 131 new Covid cases, 16 deaths
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Delhi reported 131 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours with a test positivity rate of 0.22 per cent, according to the daily health bulletin issued by the Delhi government on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Aamir Khan: 'Lagaan' has shaped me in so many ways
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The Aamir Khan-starrer "Lagaan" was released two decades ago on June 15. The actor-filmmaker says the film shaped him in many ways.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Adani Ports denies reports on NSDL freezing accounts of foreign funds
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Adani Ports has clarified that media reports on freezing of accounts of foreign funds is done to "deliberately mislead the investing community".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian football coach's philosophy is bearing fruit: Afghan defender Amiri
Doha, June 14 (IANS) India's chief football coach Igor Stimac has implemented a "philosophy of playing differently" and the change in strategy is bearing fruit, Afghanistan defender Haroon Amiri has said.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Amazon Cloud gaming Luna available to Prime members on June 21-22
San Francisco, June 14 (IANS) Amazon has announced to let Prime members access its Cloud game streaming service Luna on June 21 and 22 -- its Prime Day in select countries.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Former Telangana minister Eatala Rajender joins BJP
Hyderabad/Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Former Telangana minister Eatala Rajender on Monday joined opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
New climate-based solutions for eliminating malaria in India
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday partnered with Malaria No More, a non-governmental organisation, to launch an expert committee that will explore and advance climate-based solutions for eliminating malaria in India.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Pak FM slams former govt for spoiling Kulbhushan Jadhav case
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has slammed the former Pakistan Muslim League?Nawaz (PML-N) government for spoiling the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
MyDentalPlan plans expansion to over 250 smaller cities
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) IT-enabled healthcare company MyDentalPlan Healthcare Pvt Ltd has announced that it will expand its presence to more than 250 tier-2 and tier-3 cities by the end of 2021.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AKS Vijayan appointed TN govt's spl representative in Delhi
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) AKS Vijayan, a senior Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader and a former Member of Parliament, was appointed the Special Representative of the Tamil Nadu government in New Delhi on Monday. He will hold this office for a period of one year.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Google Workplace now open to everyone for seamless hybrid work
San Francisco, June 14 (IANS) Google on Monday announced that its integrated communication and collaboration service Workspace is now available to everyone with a Google account.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Education
BJP MLA Selvam files nomination for Puducherry Speaker's post
Puducherry, June 14 (IANS) First-term legislator of the BJP, Embalam R. Selvam has filed nomination for the post of Puducherry Assembly Speaker from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). He is the MLA from Manaveli assembly constituency and is the party-state general secretary.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Petrol price goes past Rs 100 in Hyd
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) With the latest fuel price hike, the price of petrol in Hyderabad crossed Rs 100 per litre mark on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Taapsee Pannu: Let's feel close to 'Normal' again
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu, who is currently touring Moscow, on Monday shared that she wants to feel close to normal again. Taapsee made her contention with a new picture she posted on Instagram.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UPRTOU to set up study centres in UP jails
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University (UPRTOU) will be setting up study centres at 13 jails of the state to help inmates pursue higher learning courses.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Sri Lanka's Covid caseload tops 223K
Colombo, June 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka's overall Covid-19 caseload increased to 223,638 on Monday after over 2,300 new patients were detected in the last 24 hours, official figures from the Health Ministry revealed.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
RCP Singh has some tough words for Chirag Paswan
Patna, June 14 (IANS) After the split in the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), JDU national president RCP Singh said that Chirag Paswan is getting back what he sowed in the past.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
UP: Child falls into borewell,rescue operation on
Agra, June 14 (IANS) A five-year-old child fell into a 150-feet-deep borewell while playing in Dhariyai village here on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chris Hemsworth to Chris Evans on 40th b'day: You'll always be number 1 in my book
Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Hollywood's "Thor" Chris Hemsworth wished Chris Evans on his 40th birthday, saying the "Captain America" star would always be "number one" in his book.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Delhi AIIMS to begin Covaxin trial on children from Tuesday
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is learnt to have started screening of children aged 6-12 years for the clinical trials of India's first indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine, Bharat Biotech's Covaxin.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mass vaccination site in Tokyo to offer jabs to police
Tokyo, June 14 (IANS) The Japan government on Monday announced that mass Covid-19 vaccination site in Tokyo will offer jabs to the police, fire fighters, Coast Guard officials, in addition to the elderly in a bid to speed up the country's inoculation drive.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Audit Covid deaths; probe Goa O2 shortage deaths: Bombay HC told
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) The Goa government needs to conduct an audit of the nearly 3,000 Covid-19 deaths which occurred in the state and also appoint a judicial commission to probe the deaths of nearly 100 patients due to oxygen shortage, the Bombay High Court was informed on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Final easing of England's Covid curbs to be delayed by a month
London, June 14 (IANS) Lifting of the remaining restrictions in England will be delayed by a month, a media report said on Monday, adding that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will give the details of the postponement at a press briefing later in the day.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
IOB posts Rs 831 cr profit, follow-up equity issue planned
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) City based Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) plans to raise additional funds from a follow-on equity issue and Rs.1,000 crore by issue of bond.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Algal bloom in Ganga treated with German chemical
Varanasi, June 14 (IANS) A German chemical has been arranged with the help of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and a drive has been launched to clean the Ganga water from algae.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
One nation one ration card makes food security portable: Centre to SC
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that its flagship 'One Nation One Ration Card' (ONORC) scheme makes food security portable, and primarily aims to enable migratory National Food Security Act (NFSA) beneficiaries to access the Public Distribution System (PDS) from any ePoS enabled fair price shop (FPS) in the country through portability.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahim, Kathryn voted ICC players of the month
Dubai, June 14 (IANS) Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim and Scotland all-rounder Kathryn Bryce have been voted as players of the month for May, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Akshay Kumar denies taking 30-cr cut for 'Bell Bottom'
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar took to social media on Monday to deny reports claiming he has reduced his fees by Rs 30 crore for the upcoming spy thriller "Bell Bottom".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NBRI to help turn Lucknow into natural oxygen hub
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Scientists at the National Botanical research Institute (NBRI) in Lucknow have agreed to cooperate with the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) in turning the city into a natural oxygen hub.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
NCPCR seeks report over posts seeking adoption of children
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The National Commission For Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a report from WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and Telegram regarding posts on these social networking sites offering illegal adoption of children orphaned amid ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
Fearing arrest by police, film personality Ayesha seeks anticipatory bail
Kochi, June 14 (IANS) After the Kavaratti Police served a notice to leading Lakshadweep film personality Ayesha Sulthana to appear before it on June 20 in connection with her remarks made on a Malayalam TV channel about the spread of Covid on the island, she filed a plea for anticipatory bail in the Kerala High Court on Monday which will be heard on Tuesday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
G-7 Summit Disappoints (Opinion)
The 3Cs: Covid, China and Climate Change dominated the G-7 Summit. But overall the leaders were not able to present a united stand on any major issue.
2021-06-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Santhals of Bengal go back to their roots, champion agriculture that nurtures ecosystems
Bolpur (West Bengal), June 14 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Rabindranath Tagore held the Santal tribes in special regard for their unique way of life in which they combined farming with poetry, music and dance. Spread all across rural West Bengal, the Santhals often own tiny pieces of land but largely work as daily wage labourers in rice fields.
2021-06-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
TN govt reclaims temple land worth Rs 160 cr in Chennai
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has reclaimed land worth Rs 160 crore of the Kancheepuram Ekambareswar temple from a trust that ran the Seetha Kingston House Matriculation Higher Secondary School.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
ColorOS 11 arriving on more OPPO smartphones this month
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO on Monday announced that its fastest ColorOS 11, which is based on Android 11 operating system, will be available on more OPPO devices in the country this month.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Flipkart Wholesale sees 3x jump in digital adoption among kiranas
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of India's homegrown Flipkart Group, on Monday announced initiatives for strengthening of kiranas through enhancement in their in-app experience on the back of increased e-commerce adoption.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Pak SC stops demolition of Hindu dharamshala
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has barred the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) from demolishing a Hindu dharamshala in Karachi and leasing it out to an individual.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yet to sink in: Conway after heroic show against England
Birmingham, June 14 (IANS) New Zealand opening batsman Devon Conway has said that his player-of-the-series performance -- 306 runs across two Tests -- that helped his side win its first Test series on English soil in 22 years is yet to sink in.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
TATA AIA Life to bring in health & wellness products
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Tata AIA Life Insurance Company Limited (Tata AIA Life) on Monday said it closed last fiscal with a 34 per cent growth in its total premium income.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Aviva India launched Saral Jeevan Bima
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Private insurer Aviva Life Insurance on Monday announced the launch of Aviva Saral Jeevan Bima, a standard term life insurance plan.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'US to keep pressure on IS, Al Qaeda in Afghanistan'
Kabul/Washington, June 14 (IANS) Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of the US Central Command, has said that Washington will seek to "keep pressure" on the Islamic State (IS) and Al Qaeda terror groups in Afghanistan, a media report said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
PE exits record second best month ever at $12 billion
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Private equity exits have picked up momentum in 2021 with May 2021 recording the second-best month ever with exits worth $12 billion.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid2.0 wave hits consumer sentiment
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Fifty eight per cent of consumers think their income in the next six months will be lower than pre-Covid levels, according to BCG's latest round of consumer sentiment poll which shows that people with similar sentiment has increased in a year's time.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Fans trend 'We miss you' on Sushant's first death anniversary
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) It's been a year since he passed away but Sushant Singh Rajput is alive in the hearts of numerous fans. The 34-year-old Bollywood actor's untimely demise on June 14 last year had left his fans, friends and family in a state of shock. On the actor's first death anniversary on Monday, "We miss you" trended on Twitter along with the hashtag #SushantSinghRajput.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Online music learning platform Muzigal logs 20% growth in remote era
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Online music learning platform Muzigal on Monday said that it is now growing at 20 per cent month-on-month in revenue and new learners and aims to empower music teachers to scale their music classes globally amid the remote learning times.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Get set, play late to score in England: Rahane
Southampton, June 14 (IANS) India Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has said that batsmen need to get set and play late to score runs in England.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Tibetans thank Himachal for supporting them
Shimla, June 14 (IANS) Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Penpa Tsering on Monday expressed gratitude to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur for extending support to their community in the state.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Delhi: People going abroad will get Covid jab in special category
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Residents in the national capital who are planning to go abroad for jobs or study will get Covid jabs on urgent basis, said Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Do you have digital eye strain?
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) If you have felt increased screen time is doing a number on your eyes and potentially contributing to digital eye strain, a survey shows you're not alone. Findings show that 80 per cent of respondents say pandemic-prompted screen time put their eyes in "overdrive".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SC should take cognisance of Ram temple land purchase deal: Congress
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) After the controversy erupted on the issue of land purchase by Ram Mandir trust, the Congress has demanded that the Supreme Court should take cognisance of the issue. The Congress said that this is disrespect to the faith of crores of devotees.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bringing grandma's remedies to daily life
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) The pandemic has left a lasting impact on lifestyles across the country, including a reconnection with the Ayurvedic way of life. According to Swati Sutaria Vakharia, an entrepreneur who aims to bring back age-old ayurvedic remedies using Grandma's 'nuskha' (tips and tricks) in people's lifestyles, Indian grandparents had plenty of such recipes which worked well for our well-being and healthy upbringing.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
How excess sugar consumption causes fatty liver
Mandi, June 14 (IANS) A team of researchers from IIT Mandi has identified the underlying biochemical relationship between the consumption of excessive sugar and the development of afatty liver', medically known as Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).
2021-06-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
B'desh actress sues businessman, 5 others over attempted rape, murder
Dhaka, June 14 (IANS) Top Bangladeshi film star Pori Moni has filed a case against businessman Nasiruddin Mahmud and five other individuals alleging that they attempted to rape and murder her.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sunny turns up the heat
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) "Summer is here!" comments Sunny Leone, who raises temperatures with her latest social media post. The owner of StarStruck Cosmetics posted a sultry photograph in what can only be described as pencil high heels and a big hat which leaves much to the imagination for her debut picture for the Dabboo Ratnani 2021 Calendar.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life