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Ryan Gosling in talks to play Wolfman
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Actor Ryan Gosling is reportedly in talks to play Wolfman.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Congress' Jitin Prasada demands UP govt help to suicide victim's kin
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A day after an unemployed man committed suicide in Shahjahanpur, Congress leader Jitin Prasada on Saturday blamed the Uttar Pradesh government for "mismanagement" in handling the coronavirus crisis and demanded immediate financial help to the bereaved family.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Arnold Schwarzenegger works out with pet donkey
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Arnold Schwarzenegger continues to be a Hollywood action icon even at 72, and in a new workout video he seems to be in the mood for some banter along with fitness.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Chinese Navy's forays spike amid Covid-19 pandemic
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) China, the first country to be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, has started pushing its People's Liberation Army Navy's activities in South China Sea as well as the Indian Ocean Region to gain dominance in the areas, sources said on Saturday.
2020-05-30
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Govt in lockdown exit mode limits curbs to containment zones till June 30
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Centre on Saturday took an exit step from the 68-day nationwide lockdown, declaring that the restrictions will be limited to only containment zones up to June 30 and that the prohibited activities will be opened in a phased manner in areas outside these zones.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
COVID-19: Record 938 new cases, TN count crosses 21K-mark
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Saturday reported a record 938 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the total tally past the 21K-mark to 21,184.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
11,264 patients recovered in a day, doubling time 15.4 days: Health Min
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday that the doubling time of Covid-19 cases has improved to 15.4 days in the last three days, while the recovery rate has shot up to 47.40 per cent.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Katy Perry was 'clinically depressed' after 'Witness' album didn't work
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Pop star Katy Perry has opened up about her "insecure" days after her last album "Witness" (2017) performed below expectation.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
New tech can map cholesterol metabolism in brain
London, May 30 (IANS) A team of researchers led by Swansea University in the UK has developed new technology to monitor cholesterol in brain tissue which could uncover its relation to neurodegenerative disease and pave the way for the development of new treatments.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology
SC junks plea to set aside Kerala MP election
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court declined to set aside the election of United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate N.K. Premachandran from Kollam parliamentary constituency in Kerala for allegedly making statements against the entry of women of all age groups in Sabarimala temple.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
7 more Air India cabin crew among 58 new corona cases in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, May 30 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Saturday said that 58 new coronavirus cases were reported in the southern state, including seven more Air India cabin crew.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Repeal of Art 370 tops MHA's 1-yr achievement list, Covid figures on 5th
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The historic decision to abrogate Article 370 which allowed special status to the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state, and 35A find top place in the one-year achievement list prepared by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No total lockdown in Karnataka on Sunday
Bengaluru, May 30 (IANS) Karnataka will not observe a total lockdown on Sunday, unlike a week ago, an official said on Saturday. Last Sunday, Karnataka government had observed a total lockdown.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
NHAI plans to develop Model Stretches in every state
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) In order to exhibit the model stretches of National Highways as per norms, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is planning to develop 57 stretches of NH (1,735 km) across the country near each state capital.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Facebook faces flak from workers for no action on controversial Trump posts
San Francisco, May 30 (IANS) Some Facebook employees are not happy with the social media giant's decision to not take any action on the controversial posts by US Presidents Donald Trump which were earlier flagged by Twitter, The Verge reported, citing leaked posts.
2020-05-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Glossy Ibis collapses at PM House, security men come to its aid (Ld)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A young Glossy Ibis bird has been rescued from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence here after it collapsed in the severe heat due to exhaustion and dehydration.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
COVID-19: Clubs will need 15 fit players when Premier League resumes
London, May 30 (IANS) West Hams vice chair Karren Brady has revealed that keeping in mind the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the world of football, the clubs in their latest meeting discussed that having 15 fit players would be enough to have clubs playing out the fixtures if some of their starting XI players test positive.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Nadda prefers to portray Modi as hero amid corona outbreak (Ld)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) BJP President JP Nadda on Saturday precedence to the Modi governments handling of COVID-19 outbreak and its economic packages to alleviate the hardships over key issues like abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution and Ram Mandir, all vital to the BJP's core support base.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Medical experts against easing of curbs in Chennai
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Lockdown restrictions may be relaxed in Tamil Nadu, barring Chennai, Tiruvallur, Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram districts, according to members of the medical expert committee, here on Saturday.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Mobile app to teach 100 sentences in different languages
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A unique initiative is being taken up to connect the youth and students of the country with one another in linguistic terms. Under this initiative, a person from one state can be taught short sentences in the regional language of another state through a mobile app.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
No discontinuation of free power to farmers: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) Categorically rejecting allegations about withdrawal of free power to Punjab's farmers, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said his government is ready to forego the portion of fiscal deficit enhancement offered by the Centre, but would not compromise with the farmers' interest at any cost.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Taylor Swift's criticism of Donald Trump becomes her most-liked tweet ever
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Pop diva Taylor Swift slammed President Donald Trump on Twitter, and her post has become the singer's most-liked tweet ever.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
83.2% Rajasthan businesses find central stimulus ineffective
Jaipur, May 30 (IANS) As the fourth phase of lockdown is nearing its end, 83.2 per cent respondents to an online poll said the central stimulus package was "not so effective". While 15 per cent respondents found it "effective", 1.8 per cent termed it "very effective".
2020-05-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Business/Economy
Storm activity over Arabian Sea to hit Gujarat, Maha by June 3
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday said that a low pressure area will form in the Arabian Sea in the next 48 hours and will move towards the Gujarat and north Maharashtra coasts till June 3.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indore sees fresh spurt in cases
Indore/Bhopal, May 30 (IANS) Indore got a parting kick on Saturday as Lockdown 4 ends with 87 new patients testing positive by 4 p.m. The tally of patients has gone up to 3,431 while Indore has recorded 126 corona deaths since March 5.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
OnePlus, McLaren partnership comes to an end
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) British car manufacturer McLaren has confirmed that its partnership with the BBK-owned smartphone brand OnePlus has come to end.
2020-05-30
Category: International, China,Technology
Natural rubber output rises 9.4% to 712,000 tonnes
Agartala, May 30 (IANS) Amidst concerns over economy and growth, natural rubber production in India increased 9.4 per cent to 712,000 tonnes during 2019-20, crossing the 700,000 tonnes, first time in five years, according to an official document.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy
TN CM urges banks to extend loans to agri,MSME sectors
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Saturday urged the bankers to extend loans to agriculture and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sectors.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Radhika Apte's funny reaction to exercising
London, May 30 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte has given a funny reaction to the idea of exercising.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kerala Oppn parties slam Vijayan for letting down diaspora
Thiruvananthapuram, May 30 (IANS) The Congress-led UDF, the principal opposition in the Kerala legislative assembly, on Saturday held protests across the state against the manner in which Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has allegedly let down the diaspora returnees.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
BSF trooper found hanging in Jammu
Jammu, May 30 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was found hanging inside a BSF camp in Jammu on Saturday.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Bayern Munich players agree to pay cut till 'end of season'
Berlin, May 30 (IANS) Players of defending Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have accepted a salary cut which will last until the "end of the season" to help the club through the ongoing crisis caused due to COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-05-30
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Locusts may have changed direction but Bihar on alert against attack
Patna, May 30 (IANS) The Bihar government is geared up about the possibility of locust attacks in the state. Squads have been set up to deal with the menace and be ready for mass spraying. However, the agriculture department has received information that the first swarm of locusts has changed its course towards Madhya Pradesh.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Afghan govt, Taliban continue prisoner swap talks
Kabul, May 30 (IANS) Representatives of the Afghan government and a five-member Taliban technical delegation continued discussions over the issue of prisoners' release in an effort to jump-start a peace process for the country, it was reported.
2020-05-30
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
ECB in talks with ICC to allow coronavirus substitutes in upcoming Tests
London, May 30 (IANS) Once international cricket resumes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the game could now see the use of coronavirus substitutes.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Crime Branch to probe Kerala 'godman' bobbitising
Thiruvananthapuram, May 30 (IANS) The Kerala Crime Branch on Saturday took over the probe into bobbitisation of a self proclaimed godman that took place in 2017.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
A summer makeover for your home
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) This summer season is all about trying new trends while spending time at home. Making the most of your cocoon and staying safe in the current times is a priority.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pak court issues bailable warrants for Sharif
Islamabad, May 30 (IANS) The Accountability Court of Islamabad has issued bailable arrest warrants for former Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo, Nawaz Sharif due to his absence in the proceedings of a reference that accused him of receiving luxury vehicles and gifts.
2020-05-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Italy's Palazzo Pitti re-opens after lockdown with major retrospective
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) Flowers, plants and exotic shells, bizarre insects and animals with expressions bordering on the human, the forms and the poetry of nature, inhabit the insides of Italian city Florence's Pitti Palace, that has reopened after weeks of a tight lockdown in the Coronavirus-affected country.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
A drive to celebrate LGBT+ Pride
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) In a recent drive, corporates, academia and individuals from across the world have signed up to extend support for inclusion of the LGBT+ community in different spheres.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Karachi plane crash trial suspended
Karachi, May 30 (IANS) The Sindh High Court has suspended proceedings of a plea seeking a transparent probe into the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash in Karachi on May 22 killing, until the release of the conclusive findings of an ongoing inquiry.
2020-05-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Swarovski appoints new Creative Director
New Delhi, May 30 May 30 (IANSlife) Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert is the first ever company-wide Creative Director of Swarovski. Engelbert will oversee the full creative direction of the company and reimagine the product portfolio across all divisions, going forward.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Baking Masterclass with sweetened condensed milk
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) Who can resist a can of good old Milkmaid? Surely, we can't! With a rich legacy of creating sweet stories through delicious homemade dessert across Indian households over the years, the sweetened condensed milk is hard to resist even just by itself.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Covid-19 vaccine could be ready by October, claims Pfizer CEO
New York, May 30 (IANS) Global pharmaceutical major Pfizer believes that a vaccine to prevent Covid-19 could be ready by the end of October, the company's CEO Albert Bourla said.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Bangladesh non-profit supports local arts, medicine
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) A Bangladesh-based cultural non-profit, that aims to promote art and artists from the region and bring international attention to Bangladesh and the Global South, will take on creative initatives to support the local arts and crafts industry as well as frontline healthcare workers in the country, it said.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Democrats expand probe into firing of State Department IG
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Democratic lawmakers said they were expanding their investigation into the firing of State Department Inspector General (IG) Steve Linick.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
A doctor's tell-all of neurosurgery in times of COVID-19
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) As many countries around the world, including our own, fight the COVID 19 pandemic, the medical profession, which is at the forefront of this fight, has suffered a rude awakening.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
UN calls for probe into migrants' killing in Libya
United Nations, May 30 (IANS) The UN has called for an investigation into the killing of 30 migrants in western Libya.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Washington begins gradual reopening
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Washington began the first phase of reopening after weeks of "stay at home" orders in the US capital to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
2020-05-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Laying foundation stone for India's future through 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'
Modiji has led this country successfully for the last six years. This is the first year of the Second term which has been completed. This year was eventful. Modis work can be seen as a three-pronged activities. First, some historical national initiatives. Second, fighting COVID19 and, third, laying foundation stone for the future of India through "Aatmanirbhar Bharat".
2020-05-30
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary