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2022 Dakar Youth Olympics postponed to 2026
Paris, July 15 (IANS) The 2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games, scheduled to take place in Dakar, Senegal, from October 22 to November 9, has been postponed to 2026, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
Bhopal media owner involved in child sex racket held
Bhopal, July 15 (IANS) The main accused in the Bhopal girls rape case Pyare Miyan (68), was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, with the help of local police and will be brought to Bhopal, informed South Bhopal SP Sai Krishna Thota.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Renewed lockdown in 3 Covid-hit Karnataka districts
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) After Bengalauru Urban and Rural districts, a total lockdown has been re-imposed in three more Karnataka districts for 7-10 days to contain rising Covid cases, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Himanshi Khurana gets herself tested for Covid-19
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Himanshi Khurana of "Bigg Boss 13" fame has undergone a Covid-19 test and will share the reports once they are out, the actress has confirmed on Twitter.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pant felt quite low after not being selected for WC: Kaif
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Rishabh Pant was disappointed after not being chosen in the initial Indian squad for the 2019 World Cup, according to former India batsman and Delhi Capitals assistant coach Mohammed Kaif.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Telangana's Covid-19 tally crosses 39,000
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Telangana crossed 39,000 with 1,597 new cases on Wednesday, officials said.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
House panel questions govt on black marketing of drugs
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The standing committee of Home Affairs met here for the first time since lockdown was enforced to curb the spread of coronavirus, as members who attended the meeting asked the government to check black marketing of life saving drugs, sources said.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
As Covid hits medical fraternity, IMA issues red alert for healthcare staff
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has issued a red alert for the doctors and medical administrators on Wednesday, given the increasing rate of mortality among the fraternity due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Note on Pinjra Tod member shared to save faith in police, HC told
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Delhi Police, while refuting allegations of Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita, who is facing probe in a case relating to the Delhi riots, told the Delhi High Court that the note on her was not leaked to the media but shared to "save people's faith in the public institution".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sisodia hails Delhi govt schools' improved class 10 results
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday congratulated students of the city's government schools for showing an exemplary performance in the CBSE's class 10 exams.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Only god can save us from Covid, says K'taka minister
Chitradurga (Karnataka), July 15 (IANS) Rattled by the spurt in Covid-19 positive cases, a Karnataka minister on Wednesday said only god would save the people from coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
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2020-07-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Karnataka to pay Rs 5k for plasma from Covid survivors
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) Aiming to forge a citizen-government partnership in combating the Covid pandemic, the Karnataka government is seeking plasma donations from survivors for a token appreciation of Rs 5,000, a minister said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
No remuneration for Bengaluru police volunteers
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) People volunteering as civil police wardens with the city police department will not receive any remuneration, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Fall in India's merchandise exports eases in June
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The contraction in India's exports narrowed down in June, as merchandise exports stood at $21.91 billion.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Palghar lynching: 12,000-page charge sheets filed against 250 accused
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) In a significant development in the Palghar lynching case, the Maharashtra Police's CID on Wednesday filed two separate charge sheets totalling around 12,000 pages, naming over a whopping 250-plus accused, an official said.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
(RELEASE at 8am) Helly Shah on resuming shoots: It's a very good feeling
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Television actress Helly Shah is back at work. She has started shooting for the second season of "Ishq Mein Marjawan". Helly says it's a good feeling.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pakistan players reach Derby after 14-day self-isolation
London, July 15 (IANS) The Pakistan cricket team has arrived in Derby for the second leg of their training and practice camp ahead of the first Test against England. The match will be played at Old Trafford, Manchester, from August 5.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
SEBI eases norms for entities planning to list NCDs, CPs
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has relaxed compliance norms for listed entities intending to list their Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs), Non-Convertible Redeemable Preference Shares (NCRPSs) and Commercial Papers (CPs).
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Six family members killed in clash in MP
Mandla (Madhya Pradesh) July 15 (IANS) Six members of a family were allegedly attacked and killed by two persons over an old rivalry in Mandla district on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jim Carrey feels Renee Zellweger was his 'last great love'
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actor Jim Carrey says actress Renee Zellweger was the love of his life.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Karnataka BJP MP Khuba tests positive for Covid-19
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party Lok Sabha member from north Karnataka's Bidar constituency Bhagwanth Khuba on Wednesday said he tested positive for coronavirus and was in home quarantine.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Pune region's Covid tally crosses 50K, over 1.5 lakh cured in Maha
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Covid-19 continued to soar in the high ranges in Maharashtra which reported 233 new deaths on Wednesday and saw fresh cases again shoot above the 7,000-mark, even as the number of those cured in the state so far crossed 1.50 lakh, health officials said here.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Smriti reaches out to Amethi by 'Aapki Didi, Aapke Dwar' initiative
New Delhi/Amethi, July 15 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development minister Smriti Irani has taken a special public hearing initiative by launching 'Aapki Didi, 'Aapke Dwar' programme on July 13. The programme is aimed at redressing via e-Choupals the grievances of the people of her parliamentary constituency Amethi.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra forms panel to reorganize districts
Amaravati, July 15 (IANS) Following into the footsteps of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy has decided to reorganize the districts for better governance.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Shivraj's kin named MP Congress vice-president
Bhopal, July 15 (IANS) Curious political moves are being played out in Madhya Pradesh. The state Congress Committee on Wednesday appointed Sanjay Masani, the brother-in-law of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, as the vice-president of the state Congress.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Six test positive for Covid-19, none of them players: CSA
Johannesburg, July 15 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday said that six positive Covid-19 results have come out from around 50 tests that it conducted on players, coaches, support staff and venue staff between July 10 and July 13 at various venues across the country.
2020-07-15
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Priyank Sharma joins cast of 'MumBhai'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) "PuncchBeat" actor Priyank Sharma has been roped in to play a pivotal role in the crime thriller web series "MumBhai".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Police rescue abducted BJP leader in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police has rescued abducted BJP Municipal Committee member Mehraj-ud-Din Malla from Watergam in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Allu Arjun's 'Sarrainodu' in dubbed Hindi version crosses 300mn YouTube views
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The dubbed Hindi version of Telugu superstar Allu Arjun's "Sarrainodu" has crossed 300 million views on YouTube, setting a record.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Goa sees record jump in Covid-19 cases, 198 in a day
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) Goa witnessed its highest jump in active Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, with 198 persons testing positive, taking the tally of active cases in the state to 1,259, according to state Health Ministry statistics.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Pompeo confident democracies will unite to face China's challenge
New York, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that he is confident that the world's free nations will join together to face the challenges from China to India and other countries in Asia.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Tate Donovan narrates docu-film on Everest
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actor Tate Donovan, the voice behind the popular character of Hercules, has now come up with a documentary, "Expedition Everest."
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Record 3,176 Covid cases lift K'taka's tally to 47,253
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) Karnataka has registered record 3,176 Covid positive cases, raising the state's tally to 47,253, even as 87 people succumbed to the virus, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
SC seeks BCI response on plea for allowing lawyers to advertise
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has sought the Bar Council of India's (BCI) response on a plea seeking permission for lawyers to advertise and explore other avenues of income to support themselves in the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Highest spike of 925 takes Gujarat Covid cases to 44,648
Gandhinagar, July 15 (IANS) Gujarat now has 44,000 coronavirus cases with the highest one-day spike of 925 detected on Wednesday as total cases climbed to 44,648.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Air India institutes 'leave without pay' for up to 5 years (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Even as the privatisation process drags on, national carrier Air India has instituted a scheme whereby employees can opt to take 'leave without pay' ranging from six months up to five years.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ashna Kishore: People have adapted to the new normal
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) "Happu Ki Ultan Paltan" actress Ashna Kishore has resumed shooting for the comedy show with necessary precautions and safety measures. She feels that the COVID-19 scare is still there but people have adapted to the new normal.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Facebook says will hire more Black leaders at workplace
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Facing criticism over its inaction to remove hateful posts, Facebook on Wednesday released its 2020 diversity report, saying it will increase the representation of people of colour in leadership positions in the US by 30 per cent.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Employees at Hyderabad's Gandhi Hospital call off strike
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) The outsourced employees at the government-run Gandhi Hospital called off their indefinite strike on Wednesday after the Telangana government assured them of meeting their demands.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
My consistency and accuracy is dangerous: Dom Bess
London, July 15 (IANS) England spinner Dom Bess has said that he feels he has now reached a place where he has "dangerous" consistency and accuracy.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kelly Rowland opens up on living in Beyonce's shadow
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Singer Kelly Rowland has spoken about her time as a member of Destiny's Child and how she felt about constantly being compared to bandmate Beyonce Knowles.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'One exam doesn't define who you are': Modi's message to students
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday told all students who took the recent CBSE examinations that "One exam doesn't define who you are". He also congratulated all those who tasted success in the exams.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Abhishek Sharma: We were told 'Tere Bin Laden' shouldn't see light of day
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Abhishek Sharma's satirical venture "Tere Bin Laden" will complete 10 years on JUly 16, and the filmmaker has narrated his ordeal of getting a studio, and how producer Boney Kapoor saved the day for him.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
US stocks rally after promising Covid vaccine results from Moderna
New York, July 15 (IANS) The Wall Street on Wednesday cheered the promising early results from US-based pharmaceutical major Moderna's experimental vaccine, mRNA-1273, and solid earnings from Goldman Sachs Group.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
SC Collegium nod to making addl judges of 3 HCs permanent
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal for appointment of nine Additional Judges as Permanent Judges of the Punjab & Haryana High Court, the Himachal Pradesh High Court and the Calcutta High Court.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sona Mohapatra on her body: It's one that I am proud of
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra has delivered a message against pre-conceived notions about celebrities being expected to have a skinny body, saying she is proud of her body the way it is.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Locusts still active in various Rajasthan, UP districts
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Swarms of immature pink locusts and adult yellow locusts are still active in Rajasthan's Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Pali and Sikar districts and Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur and Bahraich districts, an official statement said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Never said I am selling car to fund my training: Dutee Chand
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Ace sprinter Dutee Chand on Wednesday cleared the air on her selling her car, saying it had nothing to do with her lacking funds for training and she sold her sedan to get some 'breathing space' and not burden the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) or the Odisha government.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Athletics
Stellar performance by Kendriya Vidyalayas, boy scores 99.4%
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Kendriya Vidyalaya student Abhay Nayak secured an impressive 99.4 per cent marks in the class 10 Board exams. Nayak has been declared the All India Topper of Kendriya Vidyalayas.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Tamannaah Bhatia excited about 'Love Mocktail' remake
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia is excited about the Telugu remake of the Kannada superhit "Love Mocktail".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ileana is missing 'pool days and getting gloriously toasted in the sun'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress and social media sensation Ileana D'Cruz is missing her fun time in the swimming pool and having a sun bath. In a word, she is missing "normalcy".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Fall in India's merchandise exports eases in June
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The contraction in India's exports narrowed down further in June, as merchandise exports stood at $21.91 billion.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Zoom introduces home communication device for $599
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) To support business professionals working remotely, Zoom on Wednesday introduced an all-in-one appliance under its new Zoom for Home category designed to enhance the video conferencing experience .
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
It is my dream to see India host Olympics: Nita Ambani
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Nita Ambani, Chairperson and founder of the Reliance Foundation, said on Wednesday that it is her dream to see India host an Olympics.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
CBDT should issue clarification on TDS payment to non-residents: Ved Jain
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The recent judgement of the Supreme Court in the case of PILCOM falls in the same category where the CBDT will have to come out with a clarification and amend the law if the need arises, according to tax expert Ved Jain.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi records 1,647 new Covid cases, 41 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With 1,647 new coronavirus cases and 41 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital recorded a total tally of 1,16,993 cases and 3,487 deaths, health officials said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Zoya remembers her affair with Spain through 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" clocked nine years of release on Wednesday, and filmmaker Zoya Akhtar walked down memory lane, looking back at the time of making the film.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood,Defence/Security
LeT terrorist associate held, arms & ammunition seized
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police along with security forces claimed to have arrested a terrorist associate of the banned terror outfit LeT from Awantipore in the Pulwama district of South Kashmir on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Is 'Dirty Dancing sequel coming up?
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Grey is working on a secret dance movie, which many are speculating to be a potential sequel to the 1987 hit, "Dirty Dancing".
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Recovery Rate increased from 30% to 70%, says Guj Minister
Gandhinagar, July 15 (IANS) Gujarat Health Minister Nitin Patel on Wednesday said that due to tireless efforts of the state government and public cooperation, the state has been able to increase its recovery rate for Covid-19 patients from 30 per cent to 70 per cent. He also said that the doubling rate of coronavirus infection has also stretched from 9 days to now 32 days.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Assam flood situation worsens; 66 dead, 36 lakh affected
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Seven more deaths were reported from four districts of flood-hit Assam on Wednesday, taking the death toll due to the monsoon deluge to 66, while around 36 lakh people in 26 of the state's 33 districts have been affected, officials said.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'Rained in' Karisma Kapoor's 'messy' style statement
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Mumbai's monsoon may have "rained in" Karisma Kapoor, but the actress is living it up flaunting messy hair to match the sultry season.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Mayors of 96 cities launch clean energy initiative
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A coalition of mayors of 96 cities across the world, including New Delhi, representing 700 million people on Wednesday launched a new agenda focusing on health, clean air and new jobs for post-COVID-19 economic recovery.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Eng v WI 2nd Test: Denly dropped as skipper Root returns
Manchester, July 15 (IANS) England have left out Joe Denly for the second #raisethebat Test against the West Indies with captain Joe Root returning to the fold after missing the first Test which the hosts lost.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
NSO Group's spyware used to target Spanish politicians: Report
London, July 15 (IANS) Several politicians in Spain were among those who became targets of surveillance carried out with the help of Israeli company NSO Group's spyware, according to a joint investigation by The Guardian and El Pais.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Politics
Raveena Tandon's DIY tips for work-from-home eyes
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Work from home for adults and online classes for children amid the lockdown has led to almost everyone spending lots of time in front of screens. Actress Raveena Tandon has offered some DIY tips on Instagram to help keep your eyes relaxed.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Priyanka slams Yogi over Covid-19 handling in UP
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the handling of the novel coronavirus situation in the state, saying the ground reality is completely different from the "propaganda" of the ruling dispensation.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajkummar Rao shares photos of his first look test for 'Bareilly Ki Barfi'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao has shared a couple of photographs from the first look test for "Bareilly Ki Barfi".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
RIL holds world's largest virtual shareholder meeting
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Wednesday hosted the worlds largest virtual shareholder meet with 3.2 lakh shareholders live on the newly-minted JioMeet platform from 550 cities across 48 countries.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maha HSC results to be declared on Thursday
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bowing to requests from various quarters, the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education announced that the HSC results for the current year will be announced on Thursday (July 16), an official announcement said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
SC rejects plea against 100% domicile quota in J&K jobs
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a plea challenging the 100 per cent domicile reservation in public employment through the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act 2019 after the revocation of Article 370 that accorded J&K the special status.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Rained in' Karisma Kapoor's makes a 'messy' style statement
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Mumbai's monsoon may have "rained in" Karisma Kapoor, but the actress is living it up flaunting messy hair to match the sultry season.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
3-day-old infant travels 17 hours, survives cardiac surgery
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A three-day-old infant born in Uttar Pradesh travelled 17 hours on ventilator in an ambulance to get admitted to Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in the national capital for a cardiac procedure.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
TN corona count: 5,000 discharged, over 1 lakh cured
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) A record number of 5,000 Covid-19 patients were cured and discharged from various hospitals in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday while 4,496 persons tested positive for coronavirus, said the state Health Department.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Cameras guide Karnataka lensman's house shape, sons' names
Belagavi (Karnataka), July 15 (IANS) Passionate over photography, ace lensman Ravi Hongal has built his dream house in Karnataka's Belagavi city in the shape of a camera, while his three sons are named after popular Japanese camera brands.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Thackeray opposes railway project in Maha tiger sanctuary
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Batting for the big cats, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday opposed the Centre's proposal to undertake a railway gauge conversion traversing through the Melghat Tiger Reserve in the Vidarbha region.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Anupam Kher urges people to shower parents with love
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Anupam Kher's mother is currently seeking treatment for Covid-19 at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai, and the veteran actor has constantly been sharing updates about her health on social media.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Odisha CM inaugurates Covid Plasma Bank
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday inaugurated the Covid Plasma Bank at SCB Medical College in Cuttack for treatment of serious Covid-19 patients.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Massive 1-day spike of 2,432 new cases in AP
Amaravati, July 15 (IANS) A massive jump of more than 500 new cases over the previous day saw Andhra Pradesh report its highest single-day tally ever on Wednesday with an unprecedented 2,432 new cases detected in the 24 hours ending 9 a.m.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Now, Pavitra Rishta Fund for mental health awareness
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) A month after actor Sushant Singh Rajput's demise, producer Ekta Kapoor has joined hands with Tarun Katial to launch the Pavitra Rishta Fund to spread mental health awareness among people.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Childhood abuse can elevate heart disease risk in women: Study
London, July 15 (IANS) Women are more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, warn researchers.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Hyderabad's historic Osmania Hospital flooded
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Rain and drainage water entered into state-run Osmania General Hospital in Hyderabad on Wednesday, turning the oldest and one of the biggest healthcare facilities in Telangana into a cesspool.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala records highest-ever spike in Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Kerala's attainment in flattening the coronavirus infection curve faces a new challenge as the state on Wednesday saw its highest-ever number of cases - 623, taking the total number of active cases to 4,880.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
SBI Board approves raising of up to Rs 25K cr via bonds
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The Central Board of the State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday approved the raising of up to Rs 25,000 crore through bonds in the financial year 2020-21.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Oli's statement on Lord Ram outrageous: Karan Singh
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and the former MP Karan Singh on Wednesday described Nepal Prime Minister K.P Sharma Olis remarks that the birthplace of Lord Ram was in Nepal as "outrageous" and said that his statement will hurt the sentiments of billions of Hindus.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP to protest against Karuppar Koottam in TN on Thursday
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), here on Wednesday, said its members and supporters would hold protests at 10.30 a.m. on Thursday outside their homes against the obscene video about Tamil god Murugan and the prayer 'Kanda Shasti Kavacham' sung in his praise, posted by Karuppar Koottam on its YouTube channel.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Jitendra Kumar is in 'Chaplin mood'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Jitendra Kumar has revealed that he is in a "Chaplin mood".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vidya Balan on Direct-to-OTT release of 'Shakuntala Devi'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan says the direct-to-digital release strategy will take her upcoming film "Shakuntala Devi" to global audiences.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Punjab CM urges farmers' unions to postpone protests
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, here on Wednesday, urged farmers' unions to put off their planned protests against the Centre's anti-farmer ordinances in view of the pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
BJP top brass condole death of 'tallest tribal leader'
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) BJP president J.P. Nadda and general secretary Ram Madhav condoled the death of Jagdeo Ram Oraon, the National President of RSS' key affiliate -- Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram. Oraon breathed his last while being treated at the district hospital in Jashpur, Chhattisgarh.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sachin's daughter Sara captures him enjoying Mumbai rains
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was taken back to his childhood memories as he posted a video taken by daughter Sara on Wednesday where he is seen getting wet in the rain.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Swarda Thigale enters 'Savdhaan India F.I.R' series as a cop
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Swarda Thigale will play a cop in "Savdhaan India F.I.R".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
IGIA handles 20 mn pieces of essential medical supplies during Q1 FY21
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The capital's IGI Airport handled more than 20 million pieces of essential medical supplies during the first quarter of the financial year 2021, the airport operator said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maha's 2017 directions on hill development plans 'vague', rules SC
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has set aside the Bombay High Court verdict upholding the regulations framed by the Maharashtra government, through a notification in 2017 after a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, in the context of unauthorised constructions undertaken by hill-cutting in the state's Pune district.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hosts Qatar to kick-off 2022 FIFA World Cup at Al Bayt Stadium
Doha, July 15 (IANS) Hosts Qatar will kick-off the 2022 World Cup at the Al Bayt Stadium on November 21, football's world governing body FIFA announced on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Shruti Haasan's retrograde party with herself
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan has been partying with herself lately and that too in retrograde mode.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Markets end on flat note, RIL hits new high (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) India's key equity markets ended on a flat-to-positive note after a volatile session on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Viola Davis: My entire life has been a protest
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actress Viola Davis says all her actions in life have always been acts of protest.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Most online customers prefer prepaid orders amid pandemic
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) As concerns of Covid-19 infection rise amid the pandemic, majority of the customers on e-commerce platforms prefer prepaid orders over cash-on-delivery, according to a report.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Martial definitely improving & enjoying his football: Solskjaer
Manchester, July 15 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Wednesday heaped praise on French striker Anthony Martial and also said his team selection for their upcoming Premier League clash against Crystal Palace will not be done keeping in mind Sundays FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Kerala Catholic priest wants to marry his rape victim
Kochi, July 15 (IANS) Kerala Catholic priest Robin Vadakkumchery, 52, sentenced to 20 years in jail in three different cases of rape and abuse of a minor, has moved the Kerala High Court seeking to marry the victim and take care of the child born to her.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Musk defends Tesla Autopilot name after German court ruling
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk has questioned a German court after it was ruled that the electric carmaker can no longer use the ads in Germany because they improperly claimed the vehicles have "full potential for autonomous driving."
2020-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Technology
Ajay Devgn and Kajol's 'real and reel' love
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) "Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha" -- thats how actor Ajay Devgn is celebrating his love story with wife, actress Kajol, on Wednesday, which also marked 22 years of the couple's film of the same name.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dy CM was horsetrading with BJP to topple govt, we have proof: Gehlot
Jaipur, July 15 (IANS) Without taking the name of Sachin Pilot who was sacked on Tuesday as the PCC chief and deputy chief minister of Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said that the Dy CM was himself engaged in a deal to topple the government and he has all the proof about it.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
K'taka sets deadline to form local committees to fight Covid
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) Karnataka Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar has set a deadline for the zonal in-charge officers to form booth level committees before the end of lockdown on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
JioMart-WhatsApp to power small merchants' growth: Mukesh Ambani
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Reliance Jio's new commerce platform JioMart and Whatsapp will be working closely to create growth opportunities for millions of Indian small merchants and kirana shops, Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Foray into digital commerce to be major driver for RIL stock'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Reliance Industries' (RIL) foray into the digital commerce business is expected to be a major driver for the stocks of the company, a report by Kotak Institutional Equities said.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Radhika Apte draws a list of all that she is missing
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Radhika Apte is missing a lot of things lately, amid the Covid pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
With Google's Rs 33k cr, Jio gets Rs 1.5 lakh cr in 3 months
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Technology major Google has joined the bandwagon of marquee investors betting on Reliance Industries' (RIL) Jio Platforms as it comes in with an investment of Rs 33,737 crore.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Palghar 'sadhus' lynching: No bail for 25 accused
Palghar (Maharashtra), July 15 (IANS) Additional Sessions Judge D.H. Keluskar of Dahanu Sessions Court rejected the bail applications of 25 accused arrested in connection with the April 16 lynching of two 'sadhus' and their driver, officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
HP launches new global partner programme in India
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In a bid to help its partners drive growth in the customer-driven digital age, PC and printer major HP Inc on Wednesday unveiled a global channel partner programme optimised to drive dynamic partner growth and deliver consistent end customer experiences.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Premier League announces new summer transfer window dates
London, July 15 (IANS) Premier League on Wednesday announced fresh dates for the summer transfer window that will take place after the end of the current season.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Goa CM orders night curfew, weekend lockdown (Ld)
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) In the wake of a spike in coronavirus cases in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday announced a night curfew in the state from Wednesday night (July 15) to August 10 apart from total shutdown of non-essential public movement on the coming weekend starting Thursday night.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
India top target of credential stuffing attacks: Report
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The media industry suffered 17 billion credential stuffing attacks between January 2018 and December 2019, while India was the most targeted country in 2019, enduring with 2.4 billion credential stuffing attacks, according to a new report from Akamai Technologies on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
I stand with all those who are oppressed: Amla
Durban, July 15 (IANS) Former South Africa batsman Hashim Amla has backed young pacer Lungi Ngidi's stance on the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, saying he stands with all those who are oppressed.
2020-07-15
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Sanitisers soaps, not medicaments; will attract higher 18% GST
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Amid the ongoing debate over goods and services tax (GST) rate on hand sanitisers, the government on Wednesday clarified alcohol-based hand sanitisers will continue to be levied at the standard rate of 18 per cent as the product is a disinfectant like soaps and not a medicament.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Early life stress may lead to depression in adolescence
Toronto, July 15 (IANS) Researchers have found that individuals exposed to early life stress (ELS) were more likely to develop a major depressive disorder (MDD) in childhood or adolescence. For the findings, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the research team examined the association between eight different types of ELS and youth-onset depression.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Air India institutes 'leave without pay' for up to 5 years (Ld)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Even as the privatisation process drags on, national carrier Air India has instituted a scheme whereby employees can opt to take 'leave without pay ranging from six months to up to five years.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC to hear mining case on Thursday, Goa hopeful of justice
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, here on Wednesday, expressed the hope the Supreme Court would take into account the state as well as the nation's financial situation while hearing a petition that seeks reassessment of the apex court's 2018 order, which had deemed the processes that facilitated renewal of Goa's 88 mining leases as irregular.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
'Nature-positive' solutions can create 395 mn jobs: World Economic Forum
Geneva, July 15 (IANS) The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented job losses and economic uncertainty. As governments and businesses look to stimulate growth, a new study from the World Economic Forum on Wednesday found 'nature-positive' solutions can create 395 million jobs by 2030.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Environment/Wildlife
We can start sporting events in a limited manner: Rijiju
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju called upon ministers and senior officers in charge of youth affairs and sports departments from all states and UTs, to mobilise a large number of volunteers as part of the Youth Ministrys flagship schemes Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and National Service Scheme (NSS) as well as from Bharat Scouts and Guides to intensify Indias fight against Covid 19, as well as to create awareness about Atmanirbhar Bharat among the lowest strata of the society.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Lavanya's logic: Messy hair don't care!
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Southern actress Lavanya Tripathi has revealed that she does not care if her hair is messy.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hookahs and wine, then men in khaki bust Delhi rave party
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) There was smoke all over the place, some hookahs in vibrant colours were kept neatly on a table with men and women sitting around taking long puffs from the hookahs as music played on. Loads of beer, with other high end brands of liquor flowed freely while men and women danced.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vaccine tests on monkeys risk disease, warns PETA India
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has urged the Centre to stop the National Institute of Virology (NIV) from using "deadly tests" for a COVID-19 vaccine on monkeys.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Adil Hussain happy about his film 'Nirvana Inn' being screened at a Toronto fest
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Adil Hussain is thrilled about his film "Nirvana Inn" being screened at International Film Festival of South Asia (IFFSA) in Toronto.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Goa, Delhi, Tripura on top among 22 states/UTs in COVID testing
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Goa, Delhi, Tripura and Tamil Nadu are among 22 states and Union Territories in India that have been conducting over 500 COVID-19 tests per day per million population, far ahead of the World Health Organization's (WHO) guidelines.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BJP not trapped in Pilot's game plan: IANS CVoter snap poll
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Has the BJP got trapped in Sachin Pilots game or is it the other way round? The IANC CVoter Snap Poll has found that majority of the people believe that the BJP is not trapped and some even believe that it is the BJP which is pulling the strings.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Air India allows 'leave without pay' for up to 5 years
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Even as the privatisation process drags on, the national carrier Air India has instituted a scheme whereby employees can opt for 'leave without pay' (LWP) from six months to five years.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
TN allows use of BCG vaccine for 60-95 aged Covid patients
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has allowed a pilot project to study if the bacille calmette-guerin (BCG) vaccine will help reduce the mortality rate among elderly Covid-19 patients, according to said Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar, here on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Test series win in India the greatest achievement of my career: Swann
London, July 15 (IANS) Former England spinner Graeme Swann said that beating India in a Test series in India is the greatest achievement of his career. Swann, who retired in June 2013 was one of the architects of England's historic series win in India 2012/13, finishing joint highest wicket taker with Pragyan Ojha with 20 wickets.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Rakhi Vijan: 'It's a mixed feeling on 'Naagin 4' set
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Rakhi Vijan says the team of "Naagin 4" is happy to reunite after a long break, but is also sad as the season is coming to an end.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Zoya Akhtar's building sealed, declared containment area
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar's building in the Bandstand area of Bandra has been sealed and declared as a containment area by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) as a resident of the building has tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Telangana HC again extends stay on Secretariat demolition
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Wednesday extended the stay on the demolition of existing Secretariat buildings by another day.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bangladesh stars Tamim, Mahmudullah turn down CPL offers
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal and T20I skipper Mahmudullah Riyad on Wednesday confirmed they have opted against taking part in this year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
2020-07-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Delhi govt forms committees for its own Board of Education
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday announced the formation of two committees which will prepare the scheme and framework for creation of Delhi Education Board and Curriculum reforms.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
From the first ball Ben Stokes was in my ear: Blackwood
Manchester, July 15 (IANS) West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood has revealed England tried to verbally take his mind off the game during his match-winning knock of 95 with stand-in skipper Ben Stokes leading the act.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hookahs and wine, then enter men in khaki to bust Delhi rave party
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) There was smoke all over the place, some hookahs in vibrant colours were kept neatly on a table with men and women sitting around taking long puffs from the hookahs as music played on. Loads of beer, with other high end brands of liquor flowed freely. This was the scene at a rave party organised on Tuesday night inside a restaurant, flouting Covid guidelines.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab CM tests negative for Covid, asks colleagues to test
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) A day after his Cabinet colleague Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa tested positive for Covid-19, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged all ministers, as well as legislators and senior bureaucrats, to get themselves tested for the virus.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Malhotra not concerned about domestic cricket, wants ICA demands met
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In a bizarre move, the Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) Chairman Ashok Malhotra has said that the fate of domestic cricketers -- something very close to the heart of BCCI President Sourav Ganguly -- doesn't matter to him or the ICA and he is only concerned about the demands made to the board by them two days before the all-important Apex Council meeting.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Reliance Jio heralds new era for 'Make in India' tech innovations
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Heralding a new era for the Indian tech ecosystem, Reliance Jio on Wednesday announced a slew of upcoming homegrown innovations like a 5G solution, interactive Jio TV+, a Mixed Reality (MR) eye-wearable JioGlass and key updates on JioFiber and video meet app JioMeet.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Comedian Rohan Joshi still being trolled despite apology
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Comedian Rohan Joshi has gone offline after being at the receiving end of abuses and threats, but the trolling has not stopped.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Telangana Cong headquarters shut due to Covid-19 cases
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) The Congress shut the Gandhi Bhavan, its headquarters, here on Wednesday, for a week after some workers at its Covid-19 control room tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Democratic countries must come together in post-Covid world: PM to EU
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) All democratic countries must come together to deal with new economic challenges in the post-Covid world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the European Union on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Reliance Retail to get in global investors in few quarters
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday announced that global partners and investors will be brought into the company's retail arm -- Reliance Retail in the next few quarters.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Over 100 people detained for not wearing masks in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 15 (IANS) More than 100 people were detained, kept in a temporary camp jail for five hours and later released on bail on Wednesday for not wearing masks in steel city Jamshedpur.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Kajol's words of witty wisdom
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Kajol has dropped some words of wisdom laced in wit in her latest social media post.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
OPPO unveils next-gen battery charging tech
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO on Wednesday announced the 125W flash charge, the 65W AirVOOC wireless flash charge, the ultra-small portable 50W mini SuperVOOC charger as well as the 110W mini flash charger.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Twin sisters match scores in Class XII board exams
Hathras (UP), July 15 (IANS) Mansi and Manya are residents of Hathras district in Uttar Pradesh, but are students of the Aster Public School in Greater Noida. They are twins and look strikingly similar.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Return to Congress, Surjewala appeals as Pilot rules out BJP
Jaipur, July 15 (IANS) Soon after Sachin Pilot, who was on Tuesday removed as Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and state party chief, announced that he will not join the BJP, the Congress on Wednesday appealed to him to return back to his party as it said that the BJP's attempt to topple the Ashok Gehlot government has failed again.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Punjab Police to draw experts to sharpen investigations
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) The council of ministers in Punjab on Wednesday paved the way for the state police to become India's first force to draw on civilians as domain experts to give a high quality cutting edge to its investigative functions.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
TMC leader shot at in West Bengal, condition critical
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Dharmendra Singh, alias Dharua, was shot at by two bike-borne miscreants near his home in the North 24-Parganas district on Wednesday afternoon.
2020-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
People ignore SOPs, masks while corona spreads in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) Seven COVID-19 patients succumbed on Wednesday in Kashmir as the pandemic continues to take a toll despite reimposition of restrictions in Srinagar and other districts of the valley.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
England blunted their whole attack by not picking Stuart Broad: Swann
London, July 15 (IANS) Former England spinner Graeme Swann said that England "blunted" their own bowling attack by not picking Stuart Broad for their first Test against the West Indies. The hosts lost the match by four wickets after going in with a pace attack comprising James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood and stand-in captain Ben Stokes.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sara Ali Khan says dad Saif is her 'Mickey Mouse'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan on Wednesday showered her father Saif Ali Khan with love and praises.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
CBSE Class X results: Thiruvananthapuram tops, Delhi lags at 14th spot
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday declared the results of its Class X board examination with Thiruvananthapuram securing the top position, followed by Chennai and Bengaluru at number 2 and 3, respectively, while Delhi figured at a distant 14th spot.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Can't register FIR against Patanjali claim: Delhi Police tells court
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Wednesday told a district court that an FIR could not be registered against Patanjali Ayurved Limited, Ramdev and others on the charge of cheating people by claiming a cure for Covid-19 due to jurisdictional and other issues.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Assam registers 118% rise in Covid-19 cases in 2 weeks
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Assam has registered 118 per cent rise in Covid-19 cases in in the past two weeks because of return of around 300,000 people from other states, according to an official here on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Vidya Balan introduces 'Shakuntala Devi' trailer with a spot of math
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan teased her fans with a spot of math while introducing the trailer of her upcoming film "Shakuntala Devi" on Wednesday. The idea was in sync with the fact that the film is based on the life of the late mathematical genius, Shakuntala Devi.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Engineer arrested taking Rs 1 lakh bribe in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 15 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday arrested an engineer while he was taking Rs one lakh as bribe in Jharkhand's Simdega district.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Essential industries can operate amid B'luru lockdown: Official
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) The Karnataka government has allowed a group of select essential industries and those with a continuous production process to function in the city amid the July 14-22 Covid lockdown, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
TN political leaders condole death of senior journalist
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, DMK President M.K. Stalin and media organisations on Wednesday condoled the death of senior Tamil journalist P. Rajan.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Media,Politics
Broad will use not being selected as a motivation in second Test, feels Pope
Manchester, July 15 (IANS) England batsman Ollie Pope feels senior pacer Stuart Broad's interview underlined his desire to play Test cricket for the country after being dropped for the first game against West Indies. England suffered a four-wicket defeat in the first Test.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sushant, his bike and a song of love
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Ahead of the release of Sushant Singh Rajput's last film "Dil Bechara", director Mukesh Chhabra took to Instagram and shared a behind-the-scene video from the shoot of "Taare ginn", a romantic number in the film.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Vaughan feels WI will have upper hand over Eng in 2nd Test
Manchester, July 15 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels West Indies will have the upper hand over Joe Root's troops when they lock horns against each other in the second Test of ongoing three-match series beginning Thursday at the Old Trafford. West Indies won the first Test by four wickets to go 1-0 up in the three-match series.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pilot, Scindia should have waited, their move suicidal: Moily
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka chief minister M. Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said that the party has given a lot to both Sachin Pilot and Jyotiraditya Scindia and they should have waited patiently instead of being rebellious.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha partners with Coursera to upskill 50,000 youths
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Odisha Skills Development Authority (OSDA) has partnered with leading online learning platform Coursera to train 50,000 unemployed youths during the COVID-19 crisis, said a statement on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab to employ social media teams to fight COVID-19
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) Amid the growing global importance of the social media in battling the COVID-19 crisis, the Punjab government on Wednesday decided to expand its social media outreach by setting up 15 expert teams on an outsourced model.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
No evidence to support Covid-19 spread from dogs to humans
New York, July 15 (IANS) A study published earlier this year claiming the coronavirus (Covid-19) may have jumped from dogs to humans is scientifically flawed, offering no direct evidence to support its conclusions, say researchers.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
'No delay in childbirth for pregnant women over Covid test'
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has been informed by the Delhi government that in case of pregnant women, "obstetric (childbirth) management would not be delayed in order to test for COVID-19" unless a woman is suspected of carrying the deadly virus.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Now, Trinamool leaders meet Kovind over BJP MLA's death
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) A delegation of All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) on Wednesday met President Ram Nath Kovind to clear the air on the death of BJP's Hemtabad MLA Debendra Nath Roy and to counter BJP's claims that it was 'murder' and not 'suicide'.
2020-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hyderabad Zoo's chimp 'Suzi' celebrates 34th birthday
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Chimpanzee 'Suzi' at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad on Wednesday celebrated 34th birthday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
MotoGP: Rivals look to stop Marc Marquez juggernaut
Jerez, July 15 (IANS) Marc Marquez will once again be the favourite to clinch the MotoGP crown when the revamped 2020 season begins this Saturday. Since 2013, the Catalan has only missed one title, thanks to his 56 victories and 95 podiums. In 2019, the Repsol Honda star scored the most points in premier class history and finished outside of the top two just once in Austin.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
EC Ashok Lavasa appointed ADB Vice-President
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed India's Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa as the Vice-President for Private Sector Operations and Public-Private Partnerships.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RIL-Aramco deal on track, Ambani says committed to partnership
Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The blockbuster deal involving the world's largest oil producer -- Aramco picking up a minority stake in refinery business of India's largest corporate house -- Reliance Industries (RIL), is on track as the two sides remain committed to a long term partnership, RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Success mantra of Ranchi girl who scored 100% in maths
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In the Class 10 board exam results declared by CBSE, a girl student studying in a government school in Ranchi has scored a perfect 100 per cent in subjects like Mathematics and Social Science, leaving her parents pleasantly surprised.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Radhika Madan's b'day wishes to the 'Anil Kapoor' of her family
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Radhika Madan has shared a sweet birthday message for her mother, whom she has lovingly called "Anil Kapoor" of the family.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Jio's 'Made-in-India' 5G solution ready: Mukesh Ambani
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) In a major development amid the chorus for an 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' or self-reliant India, Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday announced that Reliance Jio has developed a complete 5G solution from scratch.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Galaxy Z Fold 2 to arrive with 64MP triple camera setup: Report
Seoul, July 15 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung's upcoming foldable smartphone Galaxy Fold 2 is expected to feature a triple camera system that will comprise of an ultra-wide lens of 12MP, a wide-angle sensor of 12MP, and a 64MP telephoto sensor.
2020-07-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
3,533 new COVID-19 cases in B'desh, tally climbs to 193,590
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) Bangladesh has witnessed 3,533 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 193,590, health officials said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Jio, Google to launch 'make in India' affordable smartphone
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) To create an affordable yet powerful smartphone ecosystem for the masses in the country, Reliance Jio Platforms and Google on Wednesday announced to launch an entry-level Android smartphone soon.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Daily hearings on Maratha reservation case from July 27: SC
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will begin day-to-day hearing from July 27 through videoconference on a clutch of pleas filed against reservation for the Marathas in education and jobs in Maharashtra.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
World population likely to shrink after 2064: Lancet
Washington, July 15 (IANS) World population is likely to peak in 2064 at around 9.7 billion people and fall to 8.8 billion by century's end. Twenty three countries will see populations shrink by more than 50 per cent, including Japan, Thailand, Italy, and Spain, says a new analysis published in the journal The Lancet.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National
Have offered to support Dutee many times, says Parth Jindal
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Parth Jindal, director of JSW Sports, on Wednesday said that he has offered to support ace sprinter Dutee Chand many-a-times in the past and the offer is still open if she is in need of financial help. Dutee had recently put up a post on her Facebook account saying she was putting her car on sell as she needs funds to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics next year.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Kerala HC bans protests till July 31
Kochi, July 15 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court on Wednesday ruled that there should be no protests or demonstrations in the state till July 31 as it is in violation of the COVID-19 guidelines brought out by the Centre.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
TV star Shrenu Parikh is Covid-19 positive, hospitalised
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) TV star Shrenu Parikh has tested positive for Covid-19, and has been admitted to a hospital.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Excited to get back on field: Pretorius ahead of 3TCricket match
Johannesburg, July 15 (IANS) South Africa all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius has conceded that he is still coming to terms with the rules which would be in place at the inaugural 3TeamCricket to be held on Saturday in Centurion.
2020-07-15
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SC seeks J&K govt response on detention of 73-yr-old bar leader amid Covid-19
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday queried the Jammu & Kashmir administration on the need to detain J&K High Court Bar Association President Mian Abdul Qayoom, who has been under detention for nearly a year.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Search op underway for Maoists in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Police in Telangana's Bhadradri-Kothagudem district launched massive search operations for Maoists in the area bordering Chhattisgarh after an exchange of fire on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Terrorism
FY21 domestic air passenger traffic expected to shrink by 40-45%: Crisil
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Curtailed mobility of people due to the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to shrink India's domestic air passenger traffic by 40-45 per cent in FY21, rating agency Crisil said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mohit Chauhan: Amazed at AR Rahman's understanding of music
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Singer Mohit Chauhan is amazed at Oscar and Grammy-winning composer AR Rahmans understanding of music, and says he has planted songs wonderfully into the story of the upcoming film "Dil Bechara".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
DCGI approval enabled Biocon to bring Itolizumab for Covid treatment: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) At a time when the world is reeling under the COVID-19 health catastrophe, city-based bio-pharmaceutical major Biocon has received the approval of the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) to market a repurposed injection, Itolizumab. It was originally launched in 2013 for treating chronic plaque psoriasis.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Anxiety may be symptoms of Covid-19 impact on brain: Study
New York, July 15 (IANS) Depressed mood or anxiety exhibited in Covid-19 patients may possibly be a sign the virus affects the central nervous system, according to a new study.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kashmir's carpet industry facing decline
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) The iconic carpet industry of Kashmir is facing a sharp decline forcing most carpet weavers to take up odd jobs for earning their livelihood.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' characters wear masks, shields; netizens have a laugh
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Makers of "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai" have started airing new episodes of the popular daily soap, and it seems netizens are not much impressed with the execution of scenes during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
B'luru denizens upset with lockdown, sick of corona
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) Re-imposition of a 9-day lockdown after 45 days of unlock to check the surging Covid cases has upset this tech city's 1.2-crore denizens, as they are sick of the elusive pandemic disrupting normal life and causing untold hardships again.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
UP temple sevadar's death due to beating leads to tension, 1 held
Meerut, July 15 (IANS) Beating up of a 'sevadar' at a temple in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district and his subsequent death led to tension in the area after VHP activists claimed a communal angle to the crime and demanded the arrest of all the culprits.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Girls fared 3.17% better than boys in CBSE class 10 results
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education on Wednesday announced the Board results for class 10, in which a total of 91.46 per cent students passed the examinations. This number is 0.36 per cent higher than the previous year.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Birmingham 2022 launches competition to find mascot designer
London, July 15 (IANS) Birmingham 2022 has launched a competition for finding a child who will design the official mascot for the Commonwealth Games that will be held in the city in two years. The mascot will be 'a global icon for the Games' and should 'represent the identity, heritage, and culture of the Commonwealth Games, Birmingham and the West Midlands.'
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Athletics
Deepika reveals her favourite among roles she has played so far
Mumbai. July 15 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone has revealed her favourite character from among all the roles she has played so far.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Odisha to engage 7,000 health workers at Covid care homes
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided for temporary engagement of 7,000 health workers in Covid Care Homes across the state, said an official on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Google to invest Rs 33,737cr in Jio Platforms for 7.73% stake
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) In a mega investment announcement, Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday said that Google will invest Rs 33,737 crore in Jio Platforms for an equity stake of 7.73 per cent.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Honda launches 5th generation of sedan City
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Honda Cars India on Wednesday launched the 5th generation of sedan City in India.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Goa CM orders night curfew, weekend lockdown
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) In wake of a spike in coronavirus cases in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday announced a night curfew in the state from Wednesday night (July 15) to August 10 apart from total shutdown of non-essential public movement on the coming weekend starting Thursday night. The violators would be sent to jail, he warned.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Suarez believes it's 'impossible' for Barca to win LaLiga this season
Barcelona, July 15 (IANS) Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has conceded the LaLiga title race to Clasico rivals Real Madrid as according to the Uruguayan, it's impossible for them to retain the trophy this term.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Mohammedan Sporting rope in Trinidadian Willis Plaza
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) City football giants Mohammedan Sporting club have beefed up their squad ahead of the forthcoming 2nd Division League with the signing of Trinidadian ace Willis Deon Plaza.
2020-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
I want to be like Babar bhai: 8-year-old fan Samiya
Lahore, July 15 (IANS) The upcoming Pakistan men's Test and T20I series against England will be played under stringent Covid-19 protocols. As such, the fans, an integral part of the sport, will not be able to witness their stars in action from the stands.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Smuggling of gold, cigarettes, liquor surges amid COVID
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Gold, cigarettes and liquor were among high tax items which topped the list of smuggled goods across India amid the current coronavirus crisis that has led to economic distress.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Baden, Vilnius to host beach volleyball this summer
Luxembourg City, July 15 (IANS) The FIVB and European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) have confirmed that a mens and womens 1-star event will be taking place from August 20 to 23 at the Strandbad venue in Baden, Austria, while international competition will return to Vilnius, Lithuania with a 1-star event of their own from September 10-13.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Luxembourg,Sports,Other Sports
Remo D'souza has an 'amazing, very safe shoot' with Geeta Kapur, Terence Lewis
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Remo D'souza was all smiles as he returned to work after four months. What added to his joy was the fact that he was working with fellow choreographers Geeta Kapur and Terence Lewis.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Act against hospitals denying cashless Covid-19 treatment: IRDAI
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) has asked insurers to take action against hospitals that decline cashless treatment facility for Covid-19 to policyholders.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Jacqueline Fernandez talks work, lockdown and hygiene
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) Jacqueline Fernandez who is a youth icon and inspiration to modern-day women is excited about resuming work in the weeks to come stating, "work is set to resume now and I am quite excited about the same. TV shoots have already started and the film industry will also get going shortly. We have all learnt to inculcate good personal hygiene practices into our daily lives during the pandemic and have understood the safety protocols. Only those who are absolutely needed will be allowed on the sets going forward and safety and hygiene will be top priority." Fernandez has to finish working on her upcoming films 'Attack' with John Abraham and 'Kick 2' with Salman Khan.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life
Rajnath Singh to visit Ladakh, meet soldiers
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tension at borders with China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting the eastern Ladakh region to interact with soldiers deployed in the hostile border area.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
B'desh health scam accused held while trying to cross border to India
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) Regent Group Chairman Mohammad Shahed, the prime accused in the fake Covid report case, who was wanted for money laundering and running a cheat fund syndicate, was arrested after nine days of search when he was trying to flee to India via river Ichamati, wearing a burqa to hide his identity.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Remo D'souza haa an 'amazing, very safe shoot' with Geeta Kapur, Terence Lewis
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Remo D'souza was all smiles as he returned to work after four months. What added to his joy was working with fellow choreographers Geeta Kapur and Terence Lewis on the show "Indias Best Dancer".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
How meditation can lower heart disease risk
New York, July 15 (IANS) Want to live longer? Meditation may be key. Researchers have found that meditation linked to lower rates of high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, and coronary artery disease.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Madhuri Dixit pens quarantine poetry
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood veteran actress Madhuri Dixit Nene has shared some profound thoughts in a post she has shared on social media.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Daniel Pearl murder: Detention of accused persons extended
Karachi, July 15 (IANS) The Sindh Home Department on Wednesday extended the detention of the accused persons in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl by three months, Geo News reported.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
A murder camouflaged as accident
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) It was a murder, cleverly camouflaged to look like an 'accident'.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Eng vs WI: Root returns as hosts look to level series in Manchester
Manchester, July 15 (IANS) England will look at their talismanic captain Joe Root for motivation when they take on West Indies in the second Test of #raisethebat series at Old Trafford in Manchester starting Thursday.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Weekend restrictions in UP till July 31
Lucknow, July 15 (IANS) The weekend lockdowns in Uttar Pradesh will continue till July 31.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
AIBEA to name willful defaulters of Rs 1.4 trillion loans
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA), a major union in the banking sector, will soon be releasing a list of about 2,400 willful bank loan defaulters with a total dues of about 140,000 crore, said a top union official.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Why are you shielding IAS officer, Cong asks Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday again sought to corner Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on the gold smuggling case, asking him why was he "shielding" IAS officer M Sivasankar in the matter.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Alia Bhatt introduces fans to her 'calm in every storm'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt has introduced fans to her "calm in every storm", in a new post she has shared on social media.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Siddhant Chaturvedi shares memes on himself
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood actor Siddhant Chaturvedi obviously takes the idea of "laughing at yourself" quite seriously, going by his social media activity.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No need to put myself under extra pressure: Shan Masood
London, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan opener Shan Masood is not willing to put himself under too much pressure ahead of the three-match Test series against England in August.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Shekhar Kapur: 99 per cent fans have not watched 'Mr India' on big screen
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Quality of content matters, and not size of the screen, feels filmmaker Shekhar Kapur.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rashford to receive honorary doctorate from University of Manchester
London, July 15 (IANS) Manchester United star Marcus Rashford is set to become the youngest ever recipient of an honorary degree from The University of Manchester, a recognition of his achievements as a footballer and as a passionate campaigner against child poverty.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Unicef partners SAP India to improve employability of youth
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Unicef India on Wednesday announced its partnership with SAP India to provide career counselling to young people in the country that will improve their employability skills in a Covid and post-Covid era.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Diesel extends gains over petrol in Delhi
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Unexpected rise in diesel prices despite slower demand has extended the gain for the transport fuel over petrol in Delhi.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Contract staff at Hyderabad's Gandhi Hospital on indefinite strike
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Over 700 contract staff, including nurses, sanitary and security workers, of government-run Gandhi Hospital here went on an indefinite strike on Wednesday, demanding regularisation of services and salary hikes.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
England is the final test for Babar Azam, says Mudassar Nazar
Karachi, July 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricketer Mudassar Nazar feels England remains Babar Azam's final frontier and if he does well in the team's upcoming tour then no one will be able to catch him.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
If FB is so dear to you, put in your papers: HC to Army officer
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A division bench of the Delhi High Court has refused to grant relief to a senior army officer, who had pleaded against the order of the Indian Army to ban its officers from using social networking platforms.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Cong blames Nitish for coronavirus spread in Bihar
Patna, July 15 (IANS) The Bihar Congress on Wednesday flayed the Nitish Kumar-led government for the exponential increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the state.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Congress doors not closed for Pilot: Pande
Jaipur, July 15 (IANS) A day after the Congress cracked the whip on Sachin Pilot by removing him as Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress unit chief, party leader Avinash Pande on Wednesday maintained that all doors are not yet closed on the disgruntled leader.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Higher inflation unlike to deter MPC from further rate cuts
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Higher inflation unlikely to deter the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to hold any further rate that has become important to infuse liquidity and prop up economic activity dented by Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Visa appoints Sujai Raina as Vice President for India operations
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Payments technology major Visa on Wednesday announced the appointment of Sujai Raina as Vice President and Head of Business Development for India.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Galaxy M31s with Super AMOLED Infinity O display in India this month
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Samsung India is gearing up to launch its next mid-range smartphone Galaxy M31s which is the successor to Galaxy M31 later this month for nearly Rs 20,000.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
For now, priority is to stay safe from COVID-19: Sushil Kumar
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The iconic Chhatrasal Stadium in the national capital has resumed operations but wrestlers are yet to do any contact training in the complex as per the government's guidelines for resumption of training.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rain lashes Mumbai for third straight day
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) For the third consecutive day, heavy rain continued to lash Mumbai and its suburbs with incidents of waterlogging getting reported from some spots without dislocation of normal life, officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi in better situation as compared to June: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that the Covid-19 situation in the national capital is much better than what the mathematical projections had predicted a month ago.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Priyanka targets Yogi government over kidnapping case
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday sharpened her attack on the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over the law and order situation in the state after the Kanpur police landed in a major controversy for asking the family of a kidnapped man to pay the ransom to the kidnappers.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
InMobi appoints Jayesh Ullattil as GM for India
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) SoftBank-backed InMobi on Wednesday announced the appointment of Jayesh Ullattil as Vice President and General Manager for India.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Bihar to get relief from monsoon havoc soon: IMD
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The north-eastern provinces, including Bihar, which are reeling under heavy rains and floods, may soon get relief from the havoc of monsoon, while northern and central-India may witness increased rainfall.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tiger Woods lauds 'BLM' movement ahead of Ohio comeback
Ohio, July 15 (IANS) Former World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods has praised the 'Black Lives Matter' movement that has been going on across different parts of the world following the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police personnel in May.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
Twitter, NDRF launch dedicated search for disaster relief in India
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Twitter on Wednesday announced a partnership with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in India to expand its efforts towards handling disaster situations, with launching a dedicated search prompt to help people stay updated with the latest information around disaster relief and preparedness efforts.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society
MC member abducted in J&K's Baramulla
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) Meraj-ud-Din Malla, Vice-President of Watergam Municipal Committee in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, was abducted on Wednesday by unidentified persons, police sources said.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
AIFF opens Indian club licensing system for 2020-21 season
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The club licensing administration of All India Football Federation (AIFF) has distributed the Club Licensing Application Pack (CLAP) to all the clubs who are eligible to undergo the Indian club licensing process for the 2020-21 season.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Skill, reskill and upskill: PM's job mantra amid corona crisis
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the mantra to remain relevant during the coronavirus pandemic in the country is to 'skill, reskill and upskill'.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Russia sells more gold than gas for the first time in 30 years
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) For the first time in nearly three decades, Russia exported more gold than gas in the second quarter of 2020.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Business/Economy
Security flaw found in Windows DNS, Microsoft releases patch
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Microsoft has released a patch after researchers from cybersecurity firm Check Point identified a critical security flaw in Windows DNS, the implementation of domain name system (DNS) services provided by Microsoft in Windows operating systems.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Pakistan can beat England if they play sensibly, says Ramiz Raja
Lahore, July 15 (IANS) Former captain Ramiz Raja believes Pakistan will feel confident of their chances in England after watching West Indies get the better of the hosts in the first Test of the ongoing three-match series in Southampton.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Digvijaya slams Scindia for joining 'enemies' (Ld correcting headline)
Shivpuri, July 15 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on erstwhile party colleague Jyotiraditya Scindia for joining hands with the BJP which he dubbed as 'enemies'.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Digvijay slams Scindia for joining 'enemies'
Shivpuri, July 15 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on erstwhile party colleague Jyotiraditya Scindia for joining hands with the BJP which he dubbed as 'enemies.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Universal testing may help reduce Covid-19 infection: JHU study
New York, July 15 (IANS) Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) have stressed that universal testing may help reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes Covid-19.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Bihar BJP chief tests corona positive; wife, mother infected too
Patna, July 15 (IANS) BJP Bihar unit President Dr Sanjay Jaiswal has tested positive for coronavirus, apart from his wife and mother, a family member said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha reports 618 Covid cases, 3 deaths
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Odisha registered a huge spike in the number Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours with 618 new infectees taking the states tally to 14,898, the health department said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Children under 12 stuck in India, unable to fly alone to UAE
Dubai, July 15 (IANS) The UAE-based parents of children under 12, who are stranded in India, are in a tight spot as several airlines have refused to let unaccompanied minors fly back home and are now appealing for excemption from the rule in these trying times, a media report said.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Believe I can compete at the biggest of stages, says Bichu Devi
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bichu Devi Kharibam, who has spent a considerable amount of time at senior national camps since November last year, has expressed that she has been fortunate to learn key aspects of the game from senior players - Savita and Rajani Etimarpu.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Sanjay Dutt's alma mater restrained from receiving fees
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has restrained the prestigious Lawrence School at Sanawar in Kasauli hills, which boasts of alumni like Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, from receiving additional fees for holding virtual classes owing to the pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Bollywood
Samsung launches 2020 line-up of 'Sound Devices' in India
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung on Wednesday launched a fresh line-up of 2020 Sound Devices in India with party speakers, Sound Tower and premium Soundbars with Atmos technology.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Maruti Suzuki to recall 134,885 units of WagonR, Baleno
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India will recall a total of 134,885 vehicles of hatchback WagonR and sedan Baleno for a possible fuel pump issue.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pant refers to Dhoni as his favourite batting partner
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India wicket-keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has referred to veteran stumper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as his favourite batting partner. Pant accepted that they don't get a chance to bat together too often, but whenever he does, he tries to make the most of it.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sensex up 650 points, RIL hits new high ahead of AGM
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices surged on Wednesday with the BSE Sensex gaining over 650 points.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Global policy in tatters, India losing respect everywhere: Rahul
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a pot shot at Narendra Modi government saying its foreign policy is in tatters and India is losing power and respect everywhere.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
COVID-19: Gambhir-backed FYI Health launches 'FYI Health Post'
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Backed by former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir, FYI Health -- a community health technologies venture -- on Wednesday announced the launch of its 'Made in India FYI Health Post.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Armies of India, China discuss de-escalation on Ladakh border
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Military delegates of India and China held deliberations stretching for nearly 15 hours on the disengagement and de-escalation of troops and materials on their borders in eastern Ladakh, during which the Indian side asked PLA troops to completely withdraw from Pangong Lake and Depsang area.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Seven killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 15 (IANS) Two Afghan soldiers and five Taliban militants were killed, while 11 people from the two sides were wounded during pre-dawn clashes in northern Kunduz province, a local official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security
Jason Holder: No. 1 all-rounder, no.2 bowler in Tests
Dubai, July 15 (IANS) West Indies skipper Jason Holder and England's Ben Stokes have made career-high gains in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings, following the conclusion of the first Test at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Now Muslim leaders slam Oli's Ayodhya statement
Lucknow, July 15 (IANS) After Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's statement on 'real' Ayodhya being in Nepal, drew flak from Hindu saints and related outfits, it is now the Muslims leaders who have spoken out against the statement.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Chris Pratt on what he loves and hates about his superhero gear as Star-Lord
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actor Chris Pratt, who played Star-Lord in superhero films like "Avengers: Infinity War", says he loved the long jacket that his character wore.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Tackling eye infections in children during monsoon
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) During the rainy season we take precautions like avoiding street food or getting soaked in rains. But most of us forget to protect our eyes from the onslaught of rains. Monsoon brings with it high levels of humidity which is the primary reason for many eye infections.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Celebrity make up artist shares free digital makeover
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) The beauty industry has taken over the digital world and especially beauty filters have created a buzz during the lockdown as people spend more time on screen time.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Made in India goes tech
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) The Covid-19 situation and lock-down have challenged us in many ways, affecting lives and livelihoods. The importance during Unlock II has been to revive the economy and focus on Make in India and homegrown.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pilot, Scindia careerist netas, not tied to ideology: Hariprasad
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With Jyotiraditya Scindia parting ways with the Congress and Sachin Pilot ousted as Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and PCC chief, senior Congress leader BK Hariprasad has lashed out at them and dubbed them "careerist politicians who had nothing to do with ideology".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CABI boss requests BCCI chief to keep promise, help blind cricketers
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Having plunged into new depths of uncertainty in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) is expecting the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to walk the talk and help Indian blind cricketers, some of whom are without jobs.
2020-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Keeping up with the new normal
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) Brands across the world are innovating and reinventing themselves to not only cater to the new normal but also figure out new revenue streams in the tough economic scenario created by the pandemic. Which is you're seeing a surge in the variety masks available; everyone from top designers to fast fashion brands want to capitalise on the demand.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Microsoft adds Google Calendar to Outlook web
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Microsoft has updated Outlook web with an ability to integrate users personal Outlook.com or Google Calendar accounts to an Outlook work account for a better view of availability while scheduling work appointments.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
It's important to sometimes not do anything: Radhika Apte
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Radhika Apte feels "it's important to sometimes not do anything and take a break".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid-19: Buying real estate is no exception
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) Covid-19 has impacted both buyers and sellers in the real estate market. A recent survey conducted by real-estate portal, 99ares.com, reveals hard facts that everyone who is looking to either invest in a home or a property should be acquainted with.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Private Journeys' new trend in travel
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) Private trips are an emerging trend, which allows families and friends to enjoy and explore a destination in privacy and safety in a COVID era. Keeping this in mind, Thomas Cook (India) and SOTC Travel announced the launch of a new initiative, Private Journeys, which are chauffeured van tours designed for smaller groups of people.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The Sneaker Edit
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) The Athleisure trend isn't going away in a hurry, especially with home sheltering and work from home being the new normal, there's no need to fuss and get into that tight suit or painfully high heels.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Arms licences of Mukhtar Ansari's men suspended
Varanasi, July 15 (IANS) Five arms licences of the relatives and henchmen of jailed mafia don and MLA Mukhtar Ansari have been suspended and the arms have been deposited in police stations of Ghazipur district.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google partners Rock Band, Until Dawn developers for Stadia gaming
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Google has teamed up with Rock Band developer Harmonix and Until Dawn studio Supermassive Games to bring exclusive games to Stadia Cloud streaming service in the near future.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Mashrafe Mortaza recovers from COVID-19, wife still positive
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) Bangladesh all-rounder Mashrafe Mortaza has revealed that he has recovered from COVID-19 after treatment at home for the coronavirus since June.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
All Rajasthan PCC panels, cells dissolved; notice to Pilot, others
Jaipur, July 15 (IANS) A day after the Congress cracked the whip and ousted Rajasthan PCC chief Sachin Pilot, the party on Wednesday dissolved all working committees, departments and cells of the PCC with immediate effect to pave the way for their reconstitution.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Results show Moderna COVID-19 vaccine safe
New York, July 15 (IANS) US-based pharmaceutical major Moderna's experimental vaccine, mRNA-1273, designed to protect against Covid-19 virus, was generally well tolerated and prompted neutralising antibody activity in healthy adults, say researchers.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Lockdown in Agra helps, stability seen in Covid-19 cases
Agra July 15 (IANS) The collective efforts of the state health apparatus and private medical facilities, plus the sustained campaign by dozens of voluntary groups in Agra, have helped stabilise the average number of fresh cases to around 12 a day.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
6 held for attacking police team in UP
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) Six people have been arrested for attacking a team of Crime Branch policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district. The ruckus allegedly helped a criminal to escape.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gold smuggling case: IAS officer quizzed for 9 hours by Customs
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's former Secretary and IAS officer M. Sivasankar was grilled for 9 hours by the Customs in the gold smuggling case.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ragini Prajwal on debut film: The most excited person is my father-in-law
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Debutante actress Ragini Prajwal plays the female protagonist in the upcoming Kannada film "Law", and she is excited and nervous at the same time. The film releases digitally this weekend, skipping theatrical release due to the global Covid pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Punjab Cabinet to undergo Covid tests after minister turns positive
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) After a Punjab Cabinet Minister was diagnosed with coronavirus and hospitalised, the entire cabinet led by Amarinder Singh is likely to undergo Covid tests as a precaution, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Data of 142mn MGM hotel guests selling on Dark Web for Rs 2 lakh
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Touted as one of the biggest data breaches, hackers are now selling personal details of over 142 million guests, who stayed at the MGM Resorts hotels in Las Vegas, on the Dark Web for just $2,900 (nearly Rs 2.18 lakh).
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
India records highest single-day spike of 29,429 cases
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India recorded the highest single-day spike of 29,429 coronavirus cases and 582 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 9,36,181 cases with a death total of 24,309, the Health Ministry's data stated on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Former MLA's thatched-roof house collapses but he is not complaining
Gorakhpur (UP), July 15 (IANS) They don't make men like him anymore. Haridwar Pandey, a former UP legislator from 1980 to 1985, does not have luxury cars, expensive mobile phones or even a well-built house.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Eng set to postpone September's white-ball tour of India to 2021: report
London, July 15 (IANS) England are set to postpone their white-ball tour of India, currently scheduled to take place in September, to next year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
AMU girl receives threat of being forced to wear 'brass hijab'
Aligarh, July 15 (IANS) A student of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has lodged a complaint with the police against a fellow student who allegedly threatened her on social media that she would be forced to wear a 'brass hijab' once the varsity reopens after the lockdown.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Markets open on a positive note Wednesday morning
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rajkummar Rao to star in Hindi remake of Telugu thriller 'HIT'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao is all set to star in the Hindi remake of Telugu superhit cop thriller "HIT".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kanpur kidnapping: Police botches up rescue op
Kanpur, July 15 (IANS) The Kanpur police has landed in a major controversy after it asked the family of a kidnapped man to pay the ransom money to the kidnappers.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google introduces new games, titles for Play Pass users
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Google has introduced new features in its Play Pass which connects users to hundreds of apps and games without ads and in-app purchases.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New Covid cases below 40 for 2nd day; imported still on high plateau
Seoul, July 15 (IANS) South Korea's COVID-19 cases stayed below 40 for the second day in a row on Wednesday, but imported cases continued to rise, hampering the country's efforts to contain the virus.
2020-07-15
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Facebook takes on YouTube, set to launch licensed music videos
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) In an ambitious bid to take on Google-owned YouTube, Facebook is readying itself to launch officially-licensed music videos for artists on its platform in the US next month.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,National,Technology
BBL 10 to begin from Dec 3, to feature more matches in prime time slot
Sydney, July 15 (IANS) The 10th edition of the Big Bash League (BBL) will see 48 out of 56 regular season matches broadcast in prime time, eleven more than last season, with a further four twilight matches, Cricket Australia has announced.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Biden plan to reduce waiting time faced by Indians for work-based green cards
New York, July 15 (IANS) Former US Vice President Joe Biden, who is to be the Democratic Party candidate for president, has announced an immigration agenda that will end the country-wise green card caps for employment visas so that wait times stretching to decades for Indians can be reduced if he is elected.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National
Policemen rescue pigeon caught in kite string
Bareilly (UP), July 15 (IANS) A pigeon caught in a kite string at about 60 feet above the ground, was rescued by Bareilly police in Izzatnagar area.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
VHP, Bajran Dal men booked for protest inside police station
Aligarh (UP), July 15 (IANS) The Aligarh police, on Tuesday, booked 116 activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Bajrang Dal for allegedly staging an illegal protest and chanting 'Hanuman Chalisa' inside the police station, while demanding the arrest of BSP councillor, Saddam Hussein, for his controversial Facebook post on the Mahakaal temple in Ujjain.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mamata calls cabinet meet to review Covid-19 crisis
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold a meeting with her cabinet colleagues on Wednesday to review the state-wide Covid-19 situation. The meeting is scheduled to be held at the state secretariat Nabanno at around 3 p.m.
2020-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Global COVID-19 cases top 13.2 million : Johns Hopkins
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to more than 13.2 million, while the deaths have soared to over 577,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Negotiating the blurred line where the marginalized meets mainstream
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Even as her latest novel 'Destination Wedding' and debut work 'The Windfall' are in development for screen rights, author Diksha Basu, work who prefers working from from character up and then living and breathing with them to find the story and the setting says that her new book 'Destination Wedding' (Bloomsbury Publishing) was a way of reliving her own big Indian wedding. "The bride and groom rarely get to enjoy their own wedding, but I loved seeing my friends from all over the world and different phases and places of my life coming together and meeting and becoming friends."
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pasalic's hat-trick helps Atalanta thrash Brescia in Serie A
Rome, July 15 (IANS) Atalanta continued to showcase their attacking power as Mario Pasalic's hat-trick inspired them to a 6-2 home victory over relegation-threatened Brescia in the ongoing Serie A competition.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
COVID-19: Argentina outlines protocols for football restart
Buenos Aires, July 15 (IANS) The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) has presented new sanitary protocols to the government as it seeks to end a four-month COVID-19 shutdown.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Microsoft, Citrix partner to build future digital workplaces
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Microsoft and desktop virtualisation leader Citrix have signed a multi-year agreement to reimagine the new, flexible workplace and help drive business continuity and growth in the Covid-19 pandemic times.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Turkish, US presidents discuss Libya, economic ties over phone
Ankara, July 15 (IANS) Turkish and US presidents held talks over the phone about the developments in Libya and bilateral economic ties, Turkey's Communications Directorate said.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
WhatsApp suffers brief outage in India, up now
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) WhatsApp went down for a brief period on Wednesday morning as users in India and worldwide were unable to send or receive messages for couple of hours.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Germany willing to compromise on EU recovery fund: Merkel
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Germany is willing to compromise on the European recovery fund at the upcoming summit of the European Union (EU) leaders.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Vaani Kapoor: I'm happy with work resuming after a long break
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Vaani Kapoor has started shooting for her upcoming film "Bell Bottom", and she says she is just happy to resume work after a long break.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Epstein's ex-girlfriend pleads not guilty to sex trafficking
Washington, July 15 (IANS) British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell pleaded not guilty in a federal court in Manhattan, New York, to charges that she helped traffic young women for her former boyfriend and sex crime convict Jeffrey Epstein.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Macron lays out "new path" to meet health, economic challenges
Paris, July 15 (IANS) In his first Bastille Day interview, President Emmanuel Macron promised that France is ready for a second epidemic wave and his team will follow a "new path" based on social dialogue to address the challenges triggered by the coronavirus crisis that has claimed over 30,000 lives and plunged the growth of the euro zone's second largest economy.
2020-07-15
Category: International, France,Politics
UN Security Council holds first in-person meeting in 4 months
United Nations, July 15 (IANS) The Security Council held an in-person meeting at UN Headquarters in New York, the first of its kind since mid-March when COVID-19 forced the council to convene virtually.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Canada, US agree to extend border closure for another month
Ottawa, July 15 (IANS) Canada and the United States have agreed to keep the border between the two countries closed to non-essential travel until August 21, CTV News reported.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Canada,Politics
138 new COVID-19 deaths take UK death toll to 44,968
London, July 15 (IANS) Another 138 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Monday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,968, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Fauci urges Americans to trust medical experts
New York, July 15 (IANS) America's top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci urged Americans to put their faith in "respected medical authorities" to navigate the pandemic, saying that those who have a track record of giving recommendations based on scientific evidence and good data are society's "best bet".
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National
'Hanna' creator David Farr: Women bring difference to politics of the set
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) British writer-producer David Farr is narrating the story of "Hanna" through a female gaze, and says women leading the show behind the camera not just influences the narrative, but bring a big difference to the politics of the set as well.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ended preferential treatment for Hong Kong: Trump
Washington, July 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has signed an order to end preferential treatment for Hong Kong, as his administration adopts an increasingly tough stance on China.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Travellers to NY from COVID-19 hotspots need to provide contact info
New York, July 15 (IANS) Travellers flying to New York state from other states with high COVID-19 infection rates are required to provide contact information starting on Tuesday, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Indian origin couple charged in US phone scam money laundering
New York, July 15 (IANS) An Indian origin couple have been charged with phone scam money laundering and arrested by federal officials, according to the Justice Department, while another man has been sentenced two years.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National
German Chancellor Merkel declines to comment on successor
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) Angela Merkel refused to comment on Bavarian Minister President Markus Soeder's purported candidacy to succeed her as German chancellor.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Israel closes Al-Aqsa Mosque's eastern gate, Waqf head warns of 'religious war'
Ramallah/Gaza, July 15 (IANS) Sheikh Abdul-Azim Salhab, head of the Muslim Waqf (Endowment) Council in Jerusalem, warned that Israel's order to close a gate of the Al-Aqsa Mosque may ignite "a religious war" in the region.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Karan Tacker moves in with parents due to Covid scare
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Karan Tacker has temporarily shifted to Lonavala to stay with his parents, owing to the continuing rise in Covid-19 cases in the city.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US carries out first federal execution in 17 years
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The United States carried out its first execution at the federal level, putting white supremacist and murderer Daniel Lewis Lee to death by lethal injection.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
US stocks rally as energy sector leads
New York, July 15 (IANS) US stocks ended noticeably higher as a broad rise in energy sector bolstered the market.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Thieves in South Africa steal whisky after alcohol ban
Cape Town, July 15 (IANS) Two days after South Africa reinstated a ban on alcohol to curb the spread of coronavirus, thieves have broken into a liquor store in Cape Town.
2020-07-15
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Trump administration drops visa ban for online only students
New York, July 15 (IANS) In a victory for universities and foreign students, President Donald Trump's administration has dropped its order to deny visa status to those taking only online cases because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National
US undermining South China Sea stability: Chinese Foreign Ministry
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) The United States was undermining peace and stability in the South China Sea and intended to drive a wedge between regional countries, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here.
2020-07-15
Category: International, China,Politics
Telangana condemns PIB release on COVID-19
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Telangana has condemned Press Information Bureau's daily release on COVID-19 on Tuesday for making 'false allegations' against the state.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
18% GST applicable for alcohol based hand sanitisers: AAR
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Alcohol based hand sanitisers will attract 18 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST), according to a ruling by Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR).
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
8 arrested in Hyderabad for blackmarketing of COVID drugs
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Hyderabad police on Tuesday busted an inter-state gang with the arrest of eight people for blackmarketing medicines used for treatment of coronavirus.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Hundreds of paramilitary troopers in NE test Covid positive
Shillong/Aizawl/Agartala, July 14 (IANS) Several hundred central paramilitary troopers and personnel of other central agencies in the northeastern states have tested positive for coronavirus, ministers and officials said on Tuesday night.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Raveena Tandon shoots at home amid Covid-19 pandemic
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon recently did some work from home. She shot for an advertisement at her residence here.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rs 10K risk allowance for K'taka's Group D Covid warriors
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) All Group D employees in Karnataka's health and medical education departments will be paid a risk allowance of Rs 10,000 per month for six months in addition to their salary for discharging Covid duties, a minister said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
J&K LG visits slain BJP leader's home in Kashmir, hands financial aid
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Tuesday visited the house of slain BJP leader Waseem Bari in North Kashmir's Bandipore district.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Andhra to give Rs 15,000 for last rites of Covid victims
Amaravati, July 14 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday announced financial aid of Rs 15,000 each for the last rites of those who die of Covid-19.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Maha Congress suspends Sanjay for 'anti-party' activities
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) In an abrupt development, Maharashtra Congress President Balasaheb Thorat on Tuesday suspended former party spokesperson Sanjay Jha for "anti-party activities".
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
States urged to expedite work in Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Narendra Singh Tomar has urged the states to expedite the work under the Central government's "Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan" with a competitive approach.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sonu Sood to write book on experience of helping migrant workers
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood is now all set to come up with a book recounting his experience of helping migrant workers reach their hometowns during the Covid lockdown.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
9-day strict lockdown begins in Covid-hit Bengaluru
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) The 9-day lockdown in the Karnataka capital began at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, with police swinging into action to restrict the movement of people and vehicles.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Mumbai Police bust global social media marketing influencers' fraud
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) In a significant development, the Mumbai Police have busted an international racket involving creation of fake profiles on social media and other fraudulent activities in social media marketing business, and nabbed one person in this connection, Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh said here on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
GB Nagar crime rate down in 6 months of Police Commissionerate
Noida, July 14 (IANS) Six months after the Police Commissionerate system was introduced in Uttar Pradesh's Gautambuddh Nagar, crime data shows significant improvement in almost all parameters, be it dacoity, loot, theft, kidnapping or women's safety.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi to deliver video message on World Youth Skills Day
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver a video message on Wednesday on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day, which marks the fifth anniversary of the launch of the Skill India Mission, a pet project of the Prime Minister which was launched with an aim to make Indias youth job ready.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
J&K: 346 test positive, Covid-19 tally crosses 11,000
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) At total of 346 people tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the number of Covid-19 cases crossed 11,000 in the Union Territory, officials said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Google Cloud to help firms adopt digital models: Thomas Kurian
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) As the world faces a period of gradual recovery, Google Cloud sees organisations shifting to digital models to reach out to their customers, deliver products and services and even design and manufacture products, Thomas Kurian, CEO, Google Cloud said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
RIL PP now more valuable than Tata Steel, Grasim, Zee
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Shares of Reliance Industries' partly-paid (RIL PP) on Tuesday completed one month of trading and in this short period has created 3.3 times value for investors.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Was 20-20 so far, test match will start now, warns dropped Raj Minister
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Congress MLA Vishvendra Singh, who was on Tuesday dropped from the Rajasthan cabinet for standing along with former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, warned Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot that the real game will start now.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
It's raining resignations in Raj Cong after Pilot's sacking
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Soon after Sachin Pilot was removed as Deputy Chief Minister and Pradesh Congress Committee president, Rajasthan NSUI president Abhimanyu Poonia on Tuesday also tendered his resignation.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Covid positive staff at PAC meet sparks scare among MPs
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In what could spell trouble for different Parliamentary committee meetings which have resumed after almost four months, all those who attended the Department Related Standing Committee for Public Accounts or PAC meet have been advised to go into quarantine after a staff who was present at the meeting tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
US Open restrictions makes participation risky: Thiem
New York, July 14 (IANS) Austrian World No.3 Dominic Thiem said that the restrictions that are in place for players in this year's US Open makes it extremely risky to participate in the Grand Slam.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
IIT-K develops UV device to disinfect room in 15 mins
Kanpur, July 14 (IANS) At a time when the country is reeling under the shadow of coronavirus infection, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K), has developed an Ultraviolet (UV) sanitising product named 'Shudh' that can disinfect a room in 15 minutes.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Gujarat to develop water aerodromes
Gandhinagar, July 14 (IANS) The Gujarat government has decided to set up water aerodromes at four places in the state. For this project, a tripartite memorandum of understanding between the state government, Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is on the anvil.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Criminal action against two B'luru hospitals for denying Covid treatment
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka government has initiated criminal cases against two private hospitals, Apollo Jayanagar and Vikram Hospital, here, for denying admission to Covid patients and shut their outpatient departments (OPDs) for two days, a Minister said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Gujarat sees another high of Covid cases, tally crosses 43K
Gandhinagar, July 14 (IANS) Gujarat recorded a new high of 915 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, taking its tally to 43,723, while the death toll reached 2,071 with 14 more succumbing to the virus.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Neha Dhupia: Motherhood taught me selflessness
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia says motherhood taught her what selflessness is, and also the meaning of selfless love.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Wipro buys Brazilian IT services firm for $22.4 mn (Ld)
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Global software major Wipro on Tuesday said that it is acquiring Brazil-based IT consulting and services firm IVIA Servicos de Informatica Ltda for $22.4 million (Rs 168.9 crore).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Manchester City should be apologised to: Guardiola
Manchester, July 14 (IANS) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said that the club should be apologised to after the two-year ban from European football on the club was lifted by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Guardiola said that City were "damaged" from the allegations while Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp both spoke against the decision.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Writer-director Purva Naresh: Best stories are always in the real world
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Director-writer Purva Naresh says her writing has a ring of truth to it because best stories come out of the real world.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,Bollywood
Sam Mendes: Making '1917' the most exciting job of my career
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Director Sam Mendes says making the war drama "1917" has been the most exciting job of his career.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Scotland to reopen castles, palaces as Covid-19 lockdown eases
London, July 14 (IANS) Over 200 historic and tourism sites in Scotland are to open Wednesday as part of a rolling programme to allow visitors to attractions closed in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Katy Perry to perform at a digital festival
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is set to perform at the digital festival Tomorrowland Around The World, which will take place between July 25 and 26.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maha notches 213 Covid deaths, Mumbai cases fall below 1K (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Maharashtra notched 213 Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday while Mumbai's tally of fresh cases fell below the 1,000-mark, providing some relief, health officials said here.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Shehnaaz Gill, Tony Kakkar in Rahul Shetty's directorial debut video
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Choreographer Rahul Shetty, who has worked in films like "Race 3" and the "ABCD" franchise, will make his directorial debut with the music video "Kurta pajama" featuring Tony Kakkar and Shehnaaz Gill.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal BJP team meets Shah to demand CBI probe in MLA death (Ld correcting para 1, 4)
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A BJP delegation led by party general secretary and West Bengal in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday to press for a CBI inquiry into the mysterious death of Bengal BJP MLA Debendra Nath Roy.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Diana Penty reveals her love for French fries
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Diana Penty has professed her love for her favourite binge -- French fries -- and shared that she is "major missing" the snack.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
It's a disgraceful decision: Mourinho on City's European ban overturn
London, July 14 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said that the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to reverse Manchester City's two-year ban from European competitions was "disgraceful." Mourinho said that if City were truly innocent they should not have accepted the 10 million Euro fine that has also been slapped on them.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Assam flood situation grim, 59 lives lost, 33 lakh affected
Guwahati, July 14 (IANS) At least nine more people were killed in five districts of flood-ravaged Assam on Tuesday, increasing the state's death toll due to the deluge to 59 even as 28 of its 33 districts waged a grim battle amid sufferings of around 33 lakh people, officials said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
BSNL employees union to protest against cancellation of 4G tender
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The employees union of state-run telecom operator BSNL will stage protests across the country on Thursday on a host of issues including the cancellation of its 4G tender and non-payment of salaries.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Salim Merchant feels his new love song is a timeless classic
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Salim Merchant, of the composer-duo Salim-Sulaiman, feels their new track "Maangi duaein" is a timeless classic love song.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Taapsee Pannu shares a photo from 'Saand Ki Aankh' trial
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu has shared a photo clicked during the trial for her film "Saand Ki Aankh" which released last year.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Repetition of Chinese "V-shaped" recovery in Indian PV industry ruled out: ICRA
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The repetition of a Chinese "V-shaped" recovery in the Indian passenger vehicle (PV) industry has been ruled out, rating agency ICRA said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CA to appoint 'mental health and wellbeing' expert
Melbourne, July 14 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is set to appoint a mental health expert after the high-pressure nature of the game forced three of its active players, including star all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, into taking breaks last year.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Tina Turner comes out of retirement
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) The legendary Tina Turner, who had retired from singing, has a surprise for fans. She has teamed up with Norwegian producer Kygo to release a remix of her 1984 hit, "What's love got to do with it?"
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'taka reports record 87 Covid deaths, tally 44,077
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) A record number of 87 Covid patients succumbed to the virus in Karnataka, while 2,496 new cases raised the state's tally to 44,077, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Federer almost the perfect tennis player on and off court: Edberg
Stockholm, July 14 (IANS) Former Swedish World No.1 Stefan Edberg said that Swiss great Roger Federer is set apart by the kind of all-round ability that he possesses. Edberg coached Federer between January 2014 and December 2015.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Tennis
BEL to foray into airport business with AAI
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) on Tuesday entered into an agreement with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to foray into global airport business, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Chhavi Sodhani's new single encourages all to take charge of their lives
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Singer-composer-lyricist Chhavi Sodhani has launched her new single "Jaag", which features a blend of acoustic music and spoken word poetry that encourages people to take charge of their lives and believe in their dreams.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Alaya F posts 'cooler' dance video after 'failed version'
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) After a video where she exposed her faux pas of wearing hair extensions to the dance class, actress Alaya F has shared another dance video, which she describes as the "cooler one".
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Unacademy leads $5mn investment in learning platform Mastree
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Bengaluru-based edtech platform Unacademy on Tuesday announced that it has led a strategic investment of $5 million (approximately Rs 37.7 crore) to acquire a majority stake in Mastree, a leading K12 learning platform.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Gold scam: No grounds to suspend Sivasankar yet, says Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday ruled out the suspension, at this point, of IAS officer and his former Secretary M. Sivasankar who presented himself before top Customs officials earlier in the day for questioning over his links with gold scam accused Swapna Suresh.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Javed Ali's new song brings back the first love of your life
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Singer Javed Ali is all set to come up with a new song, titled "Tujhe dekhoon".
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wipro to acquire Brazil-based IT services provider
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Tuesday said it has signed an agreement to acquire IVIA Servicos de Informatica Ltda, a specialised IT Services provider to financial services, retail and manufacturing sectors in Brazil, for an undisclosed sum.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
US stocks open lower amid earnings reports
New York, July 14 (IANS) US stocks opened lower on Tuesday as investors digested a slew of newly-released earnings reports.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Odisha to start plasma therapy at three dedicated Covid hospitals
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) With the rising COVID-19 cases, the Odisha government on Tuesday declared to start plasma therapy at three dedicated hospitals in the state from Wednesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
ishQ Bector teams up with former 'Indian Idol' contestant Charu Semwal
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Former "Indian Idol" contestant Charu Semwal is collaborating with "Aye hip-hopper" hitmaker ishQ Bector for her debut single.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cate Blanchett: Have a perverse attraction to chaos
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actress Cate Blanchett says she has a "perverse attraction to chaos", and revealed that she and her husband Andrew Upton tend to take on more than they can handle.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Number of recoveries five times higher than active cases in Delhi
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With 1,606 new coronavirus cases and 35 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capitals Covid-19 tally touched 1,15,346 on Tuesday, while 3,446 people have succumbed to the deadly virus so far.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bengal transport staff demand safety after corona positive case
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) A group of employees of state-run West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation on Tuesday staged protest at the Sector-V depot after a colleague tested coronavirus positive to demand health safety measures.
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Michael Bay's pandemic thriller 'Songbird' to star KJ Apa, Sofia Carson
K.J. Apa, Sofia Carson to star in pandemic thriller 'Songbird'
2020-07-14
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Delhi Gymkhana Club turned from 'vyayamshala' to 'madhushala': Govt
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Central government has filed an appeal challenging the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) order, which allowed it to appoint two members (Central government nominees) to the Board (General Committee) of the Delhi Gymkhana Club (DGC), instead of appointing an administrator to manage its affairs.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Manushi Chhillar: Painting helps me calm my mind
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress and former Miss World Manushi Chhillar has revealed that painting has been one of the earliest passions in her life.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
4,526 new corona cases in TN, 4,743 discharged
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Tuesday registered 4,526 new coronavirus cases while the number of such patients cured and discharged from various hospitals totalled 4,743, the Health Department said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Won't get involved in IOA's finances until there is clarity, says Batra
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra said that he won't be getting involved in any financial decisions until there is "full clarity and transparency." In a letter to IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta, Batra said that he wants clarification on questions he had raised about payments made in August 2019.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Bengal BJP team meets Shah to demand CBI probe in MLA death
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A BJP delegation led by party general secretary and West Bengal in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday to press for a CBI inquiry into the mysterious death of Bengal BJP MLA Debabarata Nath Roy.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gold scam kingpin Swapna was in touch with senior Minister: Phone CDRs (IANS Special)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) Several bureaucrats and ministers in Kerala are having sleepless nights as the sensational gold smuggling case is connectes with the terror network. During interrogation of prime accused Swapna Suresh, a former high profile consultant with the Kerala government, her connections with key ministers and bureaucrats have come to fore.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Ekta Kapoor to Sushant: We'll make a wish when we see a shooting star and know it's you
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor shared an emotional note for late actor Sushant Singh Rajput on Tuesday. Sushant passed away here on June 14, exactly a month ago.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BTP MLA shares video of police stopping his car, walking off with keys
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Amid the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Bharatiya Tribal Party MLA Rajkumar Rot on Tuesday released a video accusing the Rajasthan Police of taking away his car keys for no reason after stopping him midway when he was on his way from Jaipur to his Assembly seat of Dungarpur.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Nepal witnesses anti-Pak protests for 'atrocities' on Hindus
Kathmandu/New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Rashtriya Ekta Samaj, a fringe outfit, on Tuesday held a protest outside the Pakistan Embassy in Kathmandu, accusing the Pakistan government of destroying Hindu and Buddhist temples in that country.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Nepal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Online admission to all degree courses in Goa, says CM
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) Admissions to degree and higher education academic modules in Goa will be conducted online in view of the sustained increase in Covid-19 cases in the state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Education
Four watchmen near Rekha's bungalow test Covid positive
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) After actress Rekha's security guard tested Covid-19 positive last weekend, four other watchmen in the area have contracted the virus.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
PLFI terror funding: NIA makes 7th arrest in Jharkhand
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested the seventh accused linked to the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in a terror funding case registered by the Jharkhand Police in 2016.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gives me goosebumps to this day: Archer on 2019 WC win
London, July 14 (IANS) England pacer Jofra Archer on Tuesday said the World Cup winning moment last year on this day still gives him goosebumps.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Another Odisha MLA tests positive for COVID-19
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Sudhanshu Shekhar Parida, a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Remuna constituency in Balasore district of Odisha, has tested positive for COVID-19, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Mumbai's 100-year-old ex-teacher 'teaches' a lesson to Corona!
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) In the most cheerful news from Mumbai -- the country's worst-hit city by Covid-19 -- on the eve of celebrating his 'century', a 100-year-old ex-teacher conquered the Coronavirus and was discharged from a government hospital on Tuesday afternoon.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
'I miss you': Rahul shares emotional post on Instagram
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India cricketer K.L. Rahul shared an emotional post on popular social media platform Instagram as Team India continues to stay off the field due to unprecedented times put forward by coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
4-lane Gurugram-Mahendergarh road to cost Rs 4,500 cr
Gurugram, July 14 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stones for 11 road projects on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Business/Economy
Eat simple plant-based diets for a longer, healthy life
New York, July 14 (IANS) It looks like we have now another reason to follow plant-based diets as researchers have found that adopting a plant-based diet can help promote healthful ageing and mitigate the global burden of disease.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Muskaan Covid-19 to help treat, rehab homeless kid in AP
Amaravati, July 14 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Police, here on Tuesday, launched Muskaan Covid-19, an initiative aimed at controlling spread of the pandemic among street and homeless children.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Record 608 new corona cases in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) A record 608 new coronavirus cases were detected in Kerala on Tuesday, taking the state's total such cases to 8,930 and active cases to 4,454, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
EB must declare ownership change in 10 days or face I-League exit
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) The clock has started ticking for city football giants East Bengal to officially declare their change of ownership as the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday sent out the club licensing agreements to all Indian Super League (ISL) and I-League clubs as part of the protocol.
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Sachin retains rebellious streak of father Rajesh Pilot
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The sacking of senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot as Rajasthan's Deputy Chief Minister and state unit chief has brought to the fore the fighting spirit and rebellious streak he has inherited from his late father Rajesh Pilot who had also dared the party leadership in his political life.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UK bans Huawei from future 5G network
London, July 14 (IANS) In a major U-turn, the UK government on Tuesday announced a ban on the purchase of new Huawei kits for 5G from next year and said that the Chinese telecom giant's equipment will be completely removed from 5G networks by the end of 2027.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Politics,Technology
Goa govt's order on ICU beds impractical: Kamat
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) The Goa government decision last week, asking private hospitals to set aside 20 per cent of ICU beds for Covid-19 patients, has caused anxiety among private practitioners as well as patients admitted to private facilities, according to Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat, here on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Man tries to kill wife who got sex change to get married
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Four years back, a young man changed his sex. Three years on, she fell in love with a man. Both decided to marry. However, in a year tragedy struck and husband Gyanendra Shukla slit his wife's throat and left her to die.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lockdown from July 16 to 31 in Bihar
Patna, July 14 (IANS) In the wake of the increasing coronavirus cases in Bihar, the state government has ordered the closure of all government offices, shops, religious places, barring essential services, across the state. The lockdown will remain in force from July 16 to 31.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
When Big B and Anil Kapoor performed live together
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor on Tuesday shared a throwback video of a live show where he is performing with Amitabh Bachchan.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
80 B'luru Metro contract labourers test positive for COVID-19
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) As many as 80 Bengaluru Metro contract labourers working on the Nagawara-Gottigere line have tested positive for coronavirus, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Hero is delighted to support UK Swing: Pawan Munjal
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp on Tuesday was announced as the title Partner of the Hero Open -- the second of six events in the European Tour's new UK Swing. The Hero Open -- which was originally announced as the English Open -- will takes place at the Marriott Forest of Arden, Birmingham from July 30 to August 2.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
'Only one Ayodhya and it's in India': VHP hits back at Oli
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday hit back at Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli for his statement on Ayodhya, saying that there is only one Ayodhya and that is in India.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Ousted Kerala CM's secy appears before Customs officials
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) M. Sivasankar, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's secretary and IT secretary who was removed, here on Tuesday, presented himself before the top Customs and Central Excise officials.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
More than 1/3rd say Raj Cong govt will collapse, BJP to return: IANS CVoter snap poll
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) More than one third of respondents to a snap poll feel that the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan will collapse and the BJP will return in the state, as per IANS CVoter.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Airtel partners with Verizon to take on JioMeet, Zoom in India
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced its partnership with US-based communication technology major Verizon to offer video conferencing solutions to enterprises in India under the brand name 'Airtel BlueJeans'.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Google Cloud's Confidential Computing encrypts customer data in-use
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Google Cloud on Tuesday announced breakthrough Confidential Computing that will encrypt consumer data in-use while it is being processed.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Doctor beaten up by staff nurses in Haryana hospital
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) A psychiatrist posted in a government hospital in Haryana's Panchkula town was thrashed by staff nurses in a fit of anger on Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting their colleague posted in a Covid-19 isolation ward.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Govt to identify electronic items for export thrust: Goyal
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) As part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat mission, the government plans to push domestic manufacturing of certain electronic items where India could quickly build scale and increase exports.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
'Recommend your case for reinstatement': SC to MP woman judge
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Madhya Pradesh High Court to consider reinstating a woman district judge, who had levelled allegations of sexual harassment against a High Court judge.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gadkari dedicates highway projects of Rs 20,000 crore in Haryana
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for 11 national highway projects worth over Rs 20,027 crore in Haryana.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Silk cultivation a boon for Jharkhand women
Chaibasa, July 14 (IANS) West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand is on the way to regaining its identity in Tasar silk cultivation. A project launched by the Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society has opened up new horizons for silk cultivation in the district.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy
Sensex loses 660 points, banking, finance stocks down (Ld)
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Amid a global sell-off, Indian stock market too witnessed a slump on Tuesday, with the BSE Sensex losing 660 points.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Salman Khan dedicates his latest Insta post to farmers
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday paid respect to all farmers.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Tiwary questions need after Powar takes up push-up challenge
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India cricketer Manoj Tiwary took a dig at former India spinner and former women's team head coach Ramesh Powar after the latter took part in an online challenge, which according to him was done to create awareness regarding mental health.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Janhvi introduces sister Khushi as her 'new fav DOP'
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor has introduced younger sister Khushi as her new favourite Director Of Photography (DOP).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Gold investment demand to offset weak consumption in 2020: WGC
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With investors looking at safer assets amid the COVID-19 pandemic, investment in gold is likely to make up for the fall in consumption demand for the precious metal, as per a report by the World Gold Council (WGC).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian healthcare sector to hit $275 bn mark by 2030: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Expressing readiness to work together with Australia in healthcare, Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that in India, this sector is expected to achieve the $275 billion mark by 2030.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Record uptake for Maersk's mobile app amid Covid pandemic
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With over 4,000 users, India topped the charts globally among the countries where customers are actively using Maersks mobile app to book and track their shipments.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nilu Kohli on resuming shoot: Feels like I am making my debut
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Nilu Kohli is back on sets after a break of over three months. She feels like she is making her debut again.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Iran reports 2,521 new coronavirus cases; 262,173 in total
Tehran, July 14 (IANS) Iran has recorded 2,521 new coronavirus cases and 179 deaths within the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Medical Education said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Assam's Kaziranga park flooded, 51 animals killed, 102 rescued
Guwahati, July 14 (IANS) Flood in different parts of Assam inundated large swathes of land in Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage site, killing at least 51 wild animals though 102 animals have been rescued, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Microsoft Outlook for Android gets Bing search shortcut
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Microsoft has secretly updated the Outlook for Android app to add Bing search integration to the long-press menu.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Shruti Haasan: 'Jhaadu pocha is a proper workout'
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan has discovered a new proper workout by way of "jhaadu" and "pocha" (brooming and mopping) for two levels at home.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
T'gana govt, Coursera to upskill 50K jobless youth during Covid-19
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) US-based online education company Coursera on Tuesday announced its partnership with the Telangana government and non-profit organisation -- Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) -- to train 50,000 unemployed youth during the Covid-19 crisis.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Number of recoveries 1.8 times higher than active cases: Centre
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that 86 per cent of the total number of coronavirus cases in the country are confined to 10 states, adding that the fatality rate has come down, while the recovery rate has improved.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sam Bird to join Panasonic Jaguar Racing
London, July 14 (IANS) Briton Sam Bird was on Tuesday announced as the new Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver joining the race-winning team for Season Seven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Zakir Khan seals multi-show deal with streaming platform
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Stand-up comedian Zakir Khan has inked a multi-show deal with a streaming platform, through which he will be coming back with his comedy series "Chacha Vidhayak Hai Humare" and creating more stand-up comedy specials.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Odisha minister highlights role of innovation in reviving sports ecosystem
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Odisha Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera on Tuesday laid emphasis on the significant role that innovation, collaboration and technology can play in reviving the sports ecosystem during a videoconference with Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, and sports ministers and senior officials of other states and union territories.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Drones chase vectors, pests at Western Rly's Mumbai workshop
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) In a first for Indian Railways, the Western Railway (WR) has teamed up with BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to deploy drones to step up cleanliness and hygiene in view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic coupled with risks of monsoon illness, an official said here on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
States to get funds from Centre for developing sport they've adopted: Rijiju
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Sports Ministry will assist and fund states in achieving excellence in "one or two sports" that they have adopted in accordance to the 'One State One Sport' policy, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
How a 'car theft' call led to busting of vehicle loan racket
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A desperate attempt to outwit the Delhi Police landed a man and his close aide in jail after the mastermind made a call to the police saying his luxury car had been stolen at gunpoint by robbers.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Estonian engineer who helped develop Skype passes away at 48
London, July 14 (IANS) Toivo Annus, one of the founding Estonian IT engineers who helped develop the global communication application Skype has passed away at the age of 48, the media reported.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
God bless you: Shoaib Akhtar responds as troll attacks him for wishing Big B
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Shoaib Akhtar gave a calm response to a troll who attacked him after the former Pakistan fast bowler wished veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan -- who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 -- a speedy recovery. Akhtar had said that all of Bachchan's "fans accross the border" wish him a speedy recovery.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
New Oracle Cloud tools to help firms build business continuity
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) To help firms build business resiliency with digital acceleration, Cloud major Oracle on Tuesday announced important updates to Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Supply Chain & Manufacturing (Oracle Cloud SCM).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
France celebrates Bastille Day with little fanfare amid pandemic
Paris, July 14 (IANS) Without the traditional military parade down the famous avenue of the Champs Elysees and public celebration, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday presided over the Bastille Day ceremony overshadowed by the coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-14
Category: International, France,Politics
Walmart-led investors pump in $1.2 bn in Flipkart Group
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) A Walmart-led investor group on Tuesday pumped in an additional $1.2 billion into the ecommerce platform Flipkart Group to support its marketplace in the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
None must be turned away from hospital over exorbitant rates: CJI
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Tuesday said the cost of medical treatment should not act as a deterrent against access to medical care particularly in the present times (the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic) and that no one should be turned away from the doors of the healthcare institutes because the cost of treatment is too high.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
MoS, Ram Madhav in quarantine after BJP J&K prez tests Covid +ve
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh and BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav have gone into self quarantine after receiving reports of BJP's Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ravinder Raina testing positive for coronavirus.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Coal mines auction: Soren thanks SC for notice to Centre
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Jharkahnd Chief Minister Hemant Soren has thanked the Supreme Court for seeking a response from the Centre on a plea by the state government challenging the decision to auction coal mines for commercial mining.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Surface Duo gets delayed, may launch 'sometime this summer'
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Microsoft has reportedly pushed back launch plans of its foldable smartphone Surface Duo to "sometime this summer."
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Masking up & my celebrating school's 100 year existence: de Villiers
Pretoria, July 14 (IANS) Former South Africa batsman AB de Villiers on Tuesday celebrated his school's 100 years of existence but with the COVID-19 restrictions around, he was all masked up.
2020-07-14
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Police go after the 'most wanted', upgrading list
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) On July 8 a group of officers from the Delhi Police special cell were taking positions in a crowded market in Siliguri, West Bengal. For the team it was a golden opportunity to nab one of the 'most wanted' criminals.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Skeletal essential services to operate in B'luru during lockdown
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has suspended all its operations for a week from July 15 to 21, owing to the Covid-induced lockdown here amid rising cases. Only 134 skeletal essential services will be operated, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Scientists discover key element of strong antibody response to COVID-19
New York, July 14 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a common molecular feature found in many of the human antibodies that neutralise SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Rape accused Bishop Franco tests Covid positive
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) A day after a court in Kerala's Kottayam issued a non-bailable warrant against Jalandhar's former Catholic bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of sexually assaulting a nun between 2014 and 2016, for failing to appear before it, it was told that he has tested Covid positive on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Covid-19 cases in Philippines surge to 57,545
Manila, July 14 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 57,545 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 634 new infections on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Corporate India's capex outlay expected to contract by 20-26% in FY21: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Corporate Indias capex outlay would contract by 20-26 per cent in a year-on-year basis in FY21 due to the Covid-19 led business disruptions, India Ratings and Research said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anyone with a mass base is welcome in BJP: Shekhawat on Pilot
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Union Minister and BJP Rajasthan leader Gajendra Shekhawat said on Tuesday that anyone with a mass base who wants to join the BJP is welcome. He made the comment soon after the Congress sacked Sachin Pilot as Deputy Chief Minister and Pradesh Congress Committee Chief of Rajasthan.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Was disappointed at not taking team over the line, says Blackwood
Southampton, July 14 (IANS) West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood has stated he was disappointed with himself after getting dismissed before taking the team over the line against England in the first Test of #raisethebat series at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jio adds 46 lakh users in March, Airtel, Vodafone Idea see dip
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Reliance Jio continued to lead the subscription race in March with an addition of over 46.87 lakh customers during the month, taking its subscriber base to over 38.75 crore, according to data from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Facing discrimination because of my name & religion, alleges former HI chief
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Former Hockey India President Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad on Tuesday accused the Sports Ministry of partiality in application of the 2011 National Sports Development Code of India and of discriminating against him because of his religion.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Sonnalli Seygall shares a 'different level of comfort factor' with Sunny Singh
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Sonnalli Seygall has worked with actor Sunny Singh in movies like "Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2" and "Jai Mummy Di". She says that since they are good friends, it is always amazing to work with him.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rlys improves design of passenger coaches to fight Covid
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Keeping up pace in fight against coronavirus, the Indian Railways has made a Post Covid-19 coach with design improvement to promote hands-free amenities, copper coated handrails and latches and plasma air purification for pandemic free journey.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
We didn't deserve 3 points against Southampton, says Solskjaer
Manchester, July 14 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted his team did not deserve to win against a spirited Southampton outfit at Old Trafford on Monday night, a result which kept them away from breaking into the top-four in the Premier League standings.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Idris Elba: Don't believe in censorship
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actor Idris Elba doesnt believe in "censorship" of racist old sitcoms, and says viewers should know that people made such shows.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Army chief reviews operational preparedness in Punjab
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) The Chief of Army Staff, General M.M. Naravane, on Tuesday visited forward areas in Punjab and reviewed the armed force's operational preparedness along the western border.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security
Toyota Kirloskar Motor halts production at Bidadi plant
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced the temporary halting of production at its plant in Karnataka's Bidadi, starting from the second shift on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Online OBE: DU advances dates, final year exams to begin on Aug 10
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Delhi University on Tuesday agreed before the Delhi High Court to conduct the final year examinations through the Online Open Book Examination (OBE) mode from August 10.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vidyut Jammwal, Tony Jaa discuss Hanuman, Ganesha and martial arts
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood action hero Vidyut Jammwal and Thailand's martial arts superstar Tony Jaa discussed how Hanuman, Ganesha and martial arts are linked, over a video chat.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
8 more doctors of Punjab medical college test Covid positive
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Eight doctors of Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital in Punjab's Faridkot town on Tuesday tested Covid-19 positive, taking the total doctors who got infected there within a week to 11.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Hyundai bets on diesel models, launches Tucson SUV
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The second largest car maker in India Hyundai Motor India Ltd while continuing to bet on diesel powered vehicles is also looking at faster demand recovery from tier 2/3 cities, said a senior official on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Tiesto can't wait to see his 'future baby'
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Popular DJ Tiesto and his wife are all set to embrace parenthood, and the excitement for Tiesto is growing as the date of birth of their baby girl approaches.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal Madhyamik results on Wednesday: Mamata
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) Board Madhyamik Class 10 results for 2020 will be declared on Wednesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
Karnataka allows all to buy, own farmland
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka has made changes to the Land Reforms Act 1961 through an ordinance to allow non-agriculturists to buy and own farmland for farming, according to an official here on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Politics
1 in 2 Indian students seeks online classes: Survey
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With the coronavirus pandemic striking hard and spreading rapidly in India, nearly 44.6 per cent students in the country said they will prefer a 'School from Home' concept if given an option, a new survey revealed on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine,Education
Sanjana Sanghi on Sushant: Whoever said time helps heal all wounds, was lying
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Tuesday marks a month that Sushant Singh Rajput passed away. On this day, Sanjana Sanghi, lead actress of Sushant's last film "Dil Bechara", penned an emotional note in the lates actor's memory.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Foundation for all MS did was laid by Ganguly, feels Sangakkara
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni edged out Sourav Ganguly as Indias greatest captain by the slimmest of margins in a survey conducted on Star Sports show Cricket Connected in which the two captains were judged on eight parameters developed in association with ESPNcricinfo.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Family of four found dead in UP
Barabanki, July 14 (IANS) Four members of a family were found dead inside their rented house at Awas Vikas area of Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After Pilot sacking, Cong leaders hail his contribution to party
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) After the removal of Sachin Pilot as Rajasthan's Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress chief, many party leaders sided with him, recalling his work to strengthen the party.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Prima facie, BJP MLA's death a suicide case: WB Home Secy
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Amid opposition BJP's allegations over the "murder" of party MLA Debendra Nath Ray, West Bengal Home Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay on Tuesday said that prima facie it appeared to be a "case of suicide".
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
TDSAT denies relief to Voda on TRAI's blocking of premium plan
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In a setback for Vodafone Idea, the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has refused to stay TRAI's directive blocking the telco's premium plan 'RedX'.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Wakefit.co aims to hire 200 people, expand home solutions
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) After creating a strong foothold in the online mattress and sleep solutions space, Bengaluru-headquartered Wakefit.co on Tuesday said it aims to hire 200 people in the next couple of months to fuel growth, as it looks to replicate its success in the home solutions space.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Punjab Police nabs 2 gangsters
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Punjab Police have busted a gang of international arms smugglers and highway robbers with the arrest of two gangsters -- proclaimed offender Gurpreet Singh Gora and Germanjeet Singh.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Neville slams UEFA after CAS overturns Man City's European ban
Manchester, July 14 (IANS) Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has slammed European football governing body UEFA after Court for Arbitration in Sport (CAS) overturned Manchester City's two-year ban from continental tournaments.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'Golmaal' turns 14: 'Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor get nostlagic
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) It was "Golmaal: Fun Unlimited" that helped Rohit Shetty gain fame as a director.
2020-07-14
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tony Irish steps down as PCA chief executive
London, July 14 (IANS) The Professional Cricketers Association has announced Tony Irish has stepped down from his role as Chief Executive due to personal reasons. PCA Commercial Director Rob Lynch has been appointed interim CEO.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket