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One more Congress leader dies of Covid-19 in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Yet another leader of the opposition Congress party in Telangana died of Coronavirus on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Elvis Presley's grandson Benjamin Keough dies at 27
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Benjamin Storm Keough, son of Lisa Marie Presley and Elvis Presley's grandson, has died. He was 27.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
B'desh makes negative COVID-19 report mandatory to travel abroad
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has made it mandatory for everyone to take a certificate from authorised testing centres as evidence that they do not have coronavirus before travelling abroad, the Foreign Ministry said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
England underestimated Windies in Southampton Test, says Hussain
Southampton, July 13 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels the hosts made an error by not picking veteran speedster Stuart Broad in the first Test of the ongoing three-match series which led to their four-wicket defeat at the hands of West Indies at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mothers, newborns lose 20% health services due to Covid-19: Study
New York, July 13 (IANS) Mothers, newborns, young children and adolescents are losing 20 per cent of their health and social services due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report from a panel senior global health experts.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,National,Science/Tech
Vivo X50 series to launch in India on July 16
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Chinese smartphone brand Vivo has announced that it is going to launch premium flagship smartphone Vivo X50 series in the Indian market on July 16.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Taliban attacks kill 16 in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) Twelve policemen and four civilians were killed during Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's Kunduz and Badakhshan provinces, authorities said on Monday, adding that 11 insurgents also died.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
India worst hit by public Cloud security incidents: Survey
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Public Cloud security incidents hit India the hardest in the last year with 93 per cent of the country's organisations experiencing such an issue, said a survey of 26 nations by cybersecurity company Sophos on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Defence/Security
K'taka's Covid recovery rate lesser than national average
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka's Covid recovery rate is lesser than the national average, below 40 per cent, though it boasts of a lower fatality rate than the national average, a minister said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
PIA increases number of domestic flights
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) n response to improved travel needs, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to increase the number of its domestic flights, it was reported on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak's NA to take up anti-terror financing bills
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan's National Assembly will on Monday take up two crucial bills seeking amendments to the anti-terrorism act in order to fulfil international commitments and requirements of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
2020-07-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pilot's posters removed from outside Raj Cong HQ
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) In a harsh reality tap amid the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Pradesh Congress Committee President Sachin Pilot's posters were removed from outside the state headquarters premise on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
On this day: Kaif, Yuvraj script historic NatWest Trophy win
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) July 13 is etched into the memory of every Indian cricket follower as on this day, 18 years ago, Sourav Ganguly's troops defeated England in the NatWest Trophy final at the iconic Lord's in thrilling fashion.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
With rising diesel prices more trouble for transport sector
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Unexpected rise in diesel prices despite slower demand has put the transport sector at a big disadvantage as rising fuel cost has further shrunk its margins.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai Covid-19 doubling rate is 50 days ? highest in India
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) In a significant landmark, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has achieved a doubling-rate of 50 days for Covid-19 cases, a top official said here on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Travancore royal family's rights in Padmanabhaswamy temple affairs upheld
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the rights of the Travancore royal family in the affairs of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple of Thiruvananthapuram.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Business partner of Rajasthan CM's son under ED scanner
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Amid political crisis in Rajasthan, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday conducted raids at Hotel Fairmont in Jaipur.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Realme X3: Reliable buddy for gamers, camera lovers
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Handset maker Realme that entered India only last year has created a decent space in the Indian smartphone market. Now, the company has launched its 'Make in India' mid-premium 'X3' smartphone which is power-packed with premium features.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Thailand plans to improve, upgrade airports
Bangkok, July 13 (IANS) Thailand is planing to make improvements and upgrades of airports in some provinces with a 5.8 billion baht ($185 million) funding, a senior government official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Thailand,Business/Economy
Low-carb diet for weight loss?
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) Thinking weight loss usually means cutting carbohydrates - whether that's sugar or bread - out of your diet; the first option most people turn to.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Palazzo Versace Dubai launches if E-Gift Platform
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) With the pandemic impacting travel and hospitality, hotels and properties have had to innovate and come up with out of the box ideas to gain the confidence of their clientele.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
How to travel this summer
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) Summer travel inarguably looks different this summer, and while domestic stays, road trips and flexible bookings look like the road ahead, there's a lot you can do to make vacationing easier.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Monsoon treats
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) The monsoons brings with it a cravings for 'chai and samonsa', 'vada pav', deep fried Punugulu or South Indian favourite Murukku depending on which region you're in. There's nothing quite like Indian fast food to hit the spot. However with COVID-19 safety and hygiene standards, many of us our resigned to helping ourselves to not half as tasty, made-at-home variants.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal BJP MLA found mysteriously hanging in his village
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Legislator in West Bengal was found hanging in his village in North Dinajpur district on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Barcelona consider move for Brazilian teenager Maia
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS) Barcelona have until this week to exercise an option to sign highly-rated Brazilian teenager Gustavo Maia, according to press reports in the South American country.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Avoid skin allergies caused by masks
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) Wearing a mask is a must, but this has led to many complaining of various skin issues. Masks create a hot and moist environment inside it, becoming the perfect breeding ground for bacteria and germs. These bacteria make the skin itchy and acne and rashe prone.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Afghan govt seeks new list of Taliban detainees
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) The Afghan government has asked the Taliban to provide a new list for the prisoners who have not been freed so far, but the militant group has insisted on the release of their inmates based on an existing list, sources said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
'Population of older adults increasing globally'
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) The world population is projected to reach 9.9 billion by 2050, an increase of more than 25 percent from this year. Older adults, aged 65 and older, now account for 9 percent of the global population, in part because of declining fertility rates, the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) has found.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lizzo opens up on dealing with anxiety issues
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Singer Lizzo feels like dying while battling anxiety issues.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
The growth of cloud kitchens in India
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) There is a certain distinction in the concept and coinage of the term 'cloud kitchen'; the concept of takeaway or delivery only, without dining, has been around for over half a century globally. While pizza and burger delivery points were prevalent in the West, in India we have the long standing tradition of tiffin/dabba services; these are essentially cloud kitchens and have been around for decades.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Now, IT raids on Raj Cong leaders
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan political crisis took a new turn on Monday when income tax investigators raided on premises belonging to people from Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's camp. Searches were underway in offices of veteran state Congress leaders, including Rajeev Arora and Dharmendra Chaudhary too. Unaccounted cash, jewellery, property papers and lockers were seized. The team also reached Bhilwara and Jhalawad and carried out searches, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Prominent Afghan journalist dies of COVID-19
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) A prominent Afghan journalist died of COVID-19, an independent media safety group protecting reporters' rights,said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
HP set to expand gaming portfolio with 2 affordable laptops in India
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) PC and printer major HP Inc is all set to expand its gaming portfolio in India at a much affordable pricing with the launch of two new laptops in its Omen and Pavilion series next week.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Samsung SpaceMax Family Hub refrigerator in India for Rs 1.97 lakh
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung on Monday expanded its Internet of Things (IoT) product portfolio in the country with the launch of a connected SpaceMax Family Hub refrigerator with a huge capacity of 657 litres.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rahul Gandhi takes a jibe at Shah over COVID-19 handling
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) As the total coronavirus cases in India inch towards the grim nine lakh mark, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday sharpened his attack on the Central government over its handling of the pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Malay Parliament reconvenes, COVID-19 bill may be tabled
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (IANS) Malaysia's lower house of Parliament reconvened on Monday for its third session of the year as the government led by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is expected to table bills on economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
Southampton Test: 'What a Test match to herald the return of cricket'
Southampton, July 13 (IANS) Cricket fraternity, including former and current cricketers, hailed the West Indies team for their outstanding win in the thrilling first Test of the ongoing three-match series against England.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
RIL's m-cap hits Rs 12 lakh cr, shares at fresh high
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) on Monday became the first Indian company to reach market capitalisation of Rs 12 lakh crore, with shares reaching a fresh high of Rs 1,938.80.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Mueller will be asked to testify on Russia probe'
Washington, July 13 (IANS) US Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said that he will ask former special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before the panel over the latter's probe into the alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
More COVID-19 cases among N.California low-income communities
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) The COVID-19 pandemic has not impacted everyone equally in Northern California, with the majority of the confirmed cases reported among the lower-income communities across the San Francisco Bay Area, a media report said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
How the pandemic has hit Ola, Uber hard in India
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Before the world realised the enormity of Covid-19 repercussions, ride-hailing companies Ola and Uber just appeared set for a long drive of fast-paced growth.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Sensex up 300 points, Nifty above 10,800
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices rose on Monday morning with the BSE Sensex gaining over 300 points, tracking gains in the Asian indices. The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also was trading above the 10,800-mark.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Innumerable stories about Vikas Dubey emerge
Kanpur (UP), July 13 (IANS) The Vikas Dubey episode, with its thrills, twists and turns, has paved the way for innumerable 'stories' -- some of them fables -- from people known and unknown.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Snapchat rolls out in-app mental health support in India
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat, on Monday announced in-app support to its users in India who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis or those who want to learn more about these issues in order to help friends especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Health/Medicine
Portfolios allocated, Narottam Mishra gets MP Home
Bhopal, July 13 (IANS) After the second expansion of Shivraj Singh Chouhan's cabinet in Madhya Pradesh, the speculation over the last 10 days regarding the allocation of portfolios has come to an end. The list was officially released on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Organised criminal gangs from Liverpool on the rise
London, July 13 (IANS) The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has revealed that organised criminal gangs from Liverpool have risen to the top of the country's underworld and dominate the firearms and drugs-trade outside London.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Google Stadia to add 'Far Cry 6' game in February 2021
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) French video game company Ubisoft has released the first trailer for Far Cry 6 game that would make its way to Stadia Cloud gaming service, alongside other consoles, on February 18 next year.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Mafia' actress Anindita Bose: 'My idea is to go with the flow'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Anindita Bose, who plays a pivotal role in the new web series "Mafia", says being a Mumbai girl she has to float between the city and Kolkata to maintain her space as an actor in the Bengali entertainment industry.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pilot is not responding to calls :Raj Cong in-charge
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Ahead of the Congress legislature party meeting, party's Rajasthan In-charge Avinash Pande has said that Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot is not responding to calls and has not been communicating.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP police 'encounters' criminals with 'operation clean'
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The massacre of eight police personnel in Bikru village on July 3 has spurred the UP police into action and an all-out offensive against criminals has been launched in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fauci sidelined by WH despite COVID-19 surge: Report
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Despite his leading role in the US' fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, America's top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci has been sidelined by the White House, according to a media report.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
All eyes on Congress meeting in Jaipur
New Delhi/Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Amid the political turmoil in Rajasthan, senior leaders of the Congress are keeping an eye on the legislature party meeting to be held in Jaipur on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Arrest in Zaha racial abuse case will hopefully deter keyboard warriors: Archer
Southampton, July 13 (IANS) England cricketer Jofra Archer has said that the arrest of a 12-year-old boy for sending racist messages to Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha will hopefully deter the keyboard warriors.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket,Football
India records 28,701 Covid-19 cases, 500 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India recorded its highest single-day spike of 28,701 coronavirus cases and 500 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 8,78,254 cases with a total of 23,174 deaths, the Health Ministry's data stated on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
40% of COVID-19 cases in US asymptomatic: CDC
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Around 40 per cent of the confirmed coronavirus cases in the US were asymptomatic, according to the country's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,International
Sri Lankan PM suspends ruling party rallies
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has informed the ruling political party, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), to temporarily halt election rallies following a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases from a drug rehabilitation centre.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Use of Ashwagandha on Covid warriors: BHU to study
Varanasi, July 13 (IANS) The Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will study the use of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) as a test drug for prophylactic use among frontline health workers and Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra) for supplementary therapy as a standard treatment of Corona patients with mild and moderate symptoms.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Amit Trivedi: I am 'out of the box' by all means
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood composer Amit Trivedi says he cannot stop experimenting with music. Perhaps, that has become his signature sound. It would seem like a trademark for the young National Award winner, going by his work in "Dev.D", "Udaan", "No One Killed Jessica", "Bombay Velvet", or "Manmarziyaan".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cong leaders booked for violating prohibitory orders
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 13 (IANS) Congress Secretary Vivek Bansal, and 37 other party workers, have been booked by Aligarh police for allegedly violating prohibitory orders while staging a protest, two days ago, against inflation.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Agra markets to open 5 days a week
Agra, July 13 (IANS) After the 55-hour long lockdown ended, early Monday, the hustle and bustle returned to the markets here and the traffic movement increased on the highways, though historical monuments, including the Taj Mahal remains closed for visitors.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Don't regret leaving Broad out, says Stokes after Southampton loss
Southampton, July 13 (IANS) Stand-in England captain Ben Stokes doesn't regret the decision to leave veteran pacer Stuart Broad out of the playing XI for the first Test against the West Indies which the hosts lost by four wickets at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Microsoft joins Google to create new generation of web apps
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Microsoft and Google have joined hands to help web developers get their Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) into the Play Store.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UP govt orders relocation of farmers in Jewar airport project
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has issued a notification for acquisition of over 48 hectares of land to relocate around 3,600 people affected by the Jewar International airport project.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Israeli cabinet approves grants for unemployed, business owners
Jerusalem, July 13 (IANS) The Israeli cabinet approved has grants for the unemployed, self-employed and business owners amid growing public criticism over the government's handling of the economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Serie A: AC Milan hold Napoli 2-2 at San Paolo
Rome, July 13 (IANS) AC Milan extended their unbeaten run in Serie A to six matches after they played out a 2-2 draw against Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Second wave of floods feared in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 13 (IANS) Bangladesh State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Md Enamur Rahman said that at least 23 districts were predicted to experience a second wave of floods with the rise of water levels in major rivers due to heavy rains.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Argentinian clubs seek Copa Libertadores postponement
Buenos Aires, July 13 (IANS) Four of the five Argentinian football clubs participating in this year's Copa Libertadores have asked for the tournament's scheduled restart to be postponed by at least a week.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
SL shuts schools again after spike in COVID-19 cases
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Education Ministry said that all schools across the island-nation will be shut from July 13-17 following a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
COVID-19 could've existed long before outbreak: WHO official
Moscow, July 13 (IANS) The novel coronavirus could have existed in a dormant state long before its outbreak, Melita Vujnovic, the representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) to Russia, has said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,International
Gunfight on between terrorists & security forces in J&K
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) An encounter between terrorists and security forces broke out in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday, the police said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Explorer of Peripheries -- Praneet Soi
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) While he has always been intrigued by the media gaze towards different events, he feels that it is imperative for him to enter those areas and look at what popular media prefers to ignore -- be it Kashmir or Palestine ('Anamorphosis', body of three works at London's The Mosaic Rooms-2019 informed by his experiences of the two places).
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Raftaar: India has a fair share of favouritism and nepotism
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Popular rapper Raftaar feels muscle and money power are great tools to intimidate those who are fresh in the music business, adding that we need to give an equal chance to everyone irrespective of their lineage.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Global COVID-19 cases near 12.9mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases was nearing 12.9 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 568,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,International
Duda marginally ahead in Polish presidential run-off
Warsaw, July 13 (IANS) Poland's incumbent president Andrzej Duda was ahead by a tiny margin in Sunday's presidential run-off, showed an Ipsos exit poll.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Poland,Politics
South Africa bans alcohol sales again to combat Covid-19
Johannesburg, July 13 (IANS) South Africa has introduced new restrictions, including another ban on alcohol sales, to help contain the spread of coronavirus.
2020-07-13
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Regina King on doing socially relevant yet entertaining work
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Regina King says it is always an honour to be part of a piece of work that is entertaining and socially relevant.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
21 injured in US Navy ship fire in San Diego
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) A total of 21 people, including 17 sailors and four civilians, were injured in a fire on a US Navy ship at Naval Base San Diego in California, authorities said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
UN expresses readiness to support Libya in security sector reform
Tripoli, July 13 (IANS) The Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Libya, Stephanie Williams, expressed readiness to support Libyan authorities in security sector reform, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Florida sets new record for daily coronavirus cases
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The US state of Florida reported 15,299 new coronavirus cases, shattering not only its own previous single-day records, but also those of any other state as the pandemic continued to rage in the country.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Sudan scraps apostasy law and alcohol ban for non-Muslims
Khartoum, July 13 (IANS) After more than 30 years of Islamist rule, Sudan has outlined wide-reaching reforms including allowing non-Muslims to drink alcohol, and scrapping the apostasy law and public flogging.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
With 21 new deaths UK COVID-19 toll rises to 44,819
London, July 13 (IANS) Another 21 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Saturday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,819, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
'Trump wanted to sell Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria'
Washington, July 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump considered selling Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the destructive Hurricane Maria in 2017, former acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke has told the New York Times.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
One dead as major fire breaks out at Delhi Gate
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) One person died after a major fire broke out at Delhi Gate here in the intervening night of Sunday and Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pilot will not join BJP, reveal sources; but speaks with friend Scindia while incommunicado
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Amid the raging political crisis in Rajasthan and a catalogue of speculation, sources aware about the developments revealed that the Rajasthan's Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress President Sachin Pilot will not join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pope 'pained' by Hagia Sophia mosque decision
Vatican City, July 13 (IANS) Pope Francis has said he's "pained" by Turkey's decision to convert Istanbul's Hagia Sophia back into a mosque.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Holy See (vatican City State),Politics
Sachin Pilot's office sealed in Jaipur
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot's office here has been reportedly sealed on Sunday after two employees of the department tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
4 aides of terrorists arrested in J&K
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police, along with security forces, have arrested four terrorist aides during two separate search operations in North Kashmir's Bandipore district on Sunday, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Govt tells PTI to pay Rs 84.48 cr for 'breaches' in its office premise
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Land & Development Office, which comes under the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, has sent a notice to news agency PTI, demanding it to cough up more than Rs 84 crore as penalty. The notice dated July 7 says that the penalty has been imposed due to "breaches" at its office in Delhi.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media
Pradyuman Singh gets quick reward on joining BJP (2nd Ld)
Bhopal, July 12 (IANS) Hours after joining the BJP, former Congress MLA Pradyuman Singh Lodhi has been made the chairman of the Civil Supplies Corporation. He will hold the rank of a cabinet minister.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
TRS workers attack BJP MP's convoy in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) workers attacked the convoy of BJP MP Dharmapuri Arvind in Warangal Urban district on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
B'desh health workers charged with selling fake Covid certificates
Dhaka, July 12 (IANS) More than a dozen Bangladeshi health workers have been arrested on charges of selling thousands of fake Covid-19 certificates, officials confirmed on Sunday, as the country reels under a surge in the number of coronavirus cases.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Hindu Samhati leader Tapan Ghosh died of Covid-19
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Right-wing organisation Hindu Samhati leader Tapan Ghsoh, 67, who had tested Covid-19 positive, died at a city hospital on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Amitabh Bachchan thanks fans, friends for concern and prayers
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday tweeted to express gratitude to fans, well-wishers and colleagues for showering concern and prayers, after he and his family members tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Eng v WI 1st Test: Blackwood, Gabriel star as Windies win thriller
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) Jermaine Blackwood and Shannon Gabriel starred with bat and ball respectively as the West Indies beat England by four wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, on Day 5 of the absorbing first Test at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pradyuman Singh gets quick reward on joining BJP (Ld)
Bhopal, July 12 (IANS) Hours after joining BJP, former Congress MLA Pradyuman Singh Lodhi has been made the chairman of the Civil Supplies Corporation. He will hold the rank of a cabinet minister. The pro tem speaker promptly accepted his resignation as Congress MLA on Sunday and Bada Malahara seat was declared vacant. Pradyuman Lodhi joined the BJP on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
J&K Police crack terror case within 4 hours
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) The J&K Police have arrested the two terrorists who lobbed grenades on a Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) deployment, which did not explode, just four hours after the incident.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
1,269 new cases push Telangana's Covid tally to over 34K
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Telangana on Sunday reported 1,269 new COVID-19 cases, taking the state's tally to 34,671.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Centre extends import compliance relief for gems, jewellery sector
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) In view of the Covid-19 pandemic situation, the government has extended relief to the gems and jewellery sector by relaxing the requirement of re-import of cut and polished diamonds, which have been sent abroad for certification and grading, by three months.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
48 including 28 cops test positive at Telangana Raj Bhavan
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) As many as 48 people including 28 police personnel at Telangana Raj Bhavan, the official residence of the state governor, have tested positive for COVID-19.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
CBDT provides utility for TDS rates on cash withdrawals
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has facilitated a new functionality for banks and post offices to ascertain TDS applicability rates on cash withdrawal of above Rs 20 lakh in case of a non-filer of the income-tax return and that of above Rs 1 crore in case of a filer of the income-tax return.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Assam flood situation worsens; 13 lakh affected, toll at 44
Guwahati, July 12 (IANS) The flood situation in Assam worsened further on Sunday with two more persons losing their lives in the deluge in Nagaon district, taking the death toll to 44 in the state, while the situation deteriorated across 24 of the 33 districts, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
UP govt issues guidelines for university academic session
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has issued new guidelines regarding the beginning of the next academic session in the state universities.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Divvya Chouksey no more, shared goodbye note hours before death
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Divvya Chouksey, who worked in the film "Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara", passed away on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Highest single day surge in J&K, 357 test Covid positive
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) A total of 357 people tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday as the number of COVID-19 infected persons rose to 10,513 in the union territory.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Ashok Gehlot govt in minority, says Sachin Pilot
Jaipur, July 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot will not attend the legislative party meeting scheduled to be held on Monday, and has openly announced that the Ashok Gehlot-led government in the state is in minority after over 30 Congress and some Independent MLAs pledged support to him.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
2,627 fresh COVID-19 cases take K'taka tally to 38,843; toll 684
Bengaluru, July 12 (IANS) Karnataka has recorded 2,627 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 38,843 in the state, while the death toll mounted to 684, a health official said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Dada came to our dressing room..told him not to worry: Sangakkara
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara has spilled the beans on an incident during the 2002 Champions Trophy final where then India captain Sourav Ganguly had reached out to the Lankan dressing room. The two finals in that year's Champions Trophy were washed out and India and Sri Lanka were declared joint-winners.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Qualcomm to invest Rs 730 cr in Jio Platforms
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The investment spree into Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms continues, with technology major Qualcomm coming in with Rs 730 crore to pick up 0.15 per cent stake.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hema Malini quashes rumours of ill health in video post
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Veteran actress-politician Hema Malini on Sunday posted a video to quash rumours of her ill health that started doing the rounds soon after Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan were hospitalised with Covid infection.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Real talent is always valued: Shaan
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Bollywood playback singer and composer Shaan feels an artist, who has struggled hard, would always like to provide opportunities to their children, and says eventually real talent matters the most.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Russia 1st nation to finish human trials for Covid-19 vaccine
Moscow, July 12 (IANS) Russia has become the first nation to complete clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine on humans, and the results have proven the medication's effectiveness, the media reported on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Vande Bharat: Air India announces 14 more flights between India, UK
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) National carrier Air India on Sunday announced 14 additional flights between India and the United Kingdom under Vande Bharat Mission, for the evacuation of Indians stuck in the UK amid COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Eng v WI 1st Test, Day 5: Blackwood keeps WI on course for victory (Tea)
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) Jermaine Blackwood struck a resilient half century to keep West Indies on course for victory as they were 143/4 at Tea, needing 57 more runs against England on Day 5 of the first Test at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday. The hosts need 6 wickets.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Abhishek Bachchan urges all to remain cautious, follow all rules
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan tweeted on Sunday evening urging everyone to remain cautious and follow rules, in the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Styrian GP: Hamilton eases to victory as Vettel & Leclerc collide
Spielberg, July 12 (IANS) Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday clinched a dominant victory at the Styrian Grand Prix after both Ferraris (Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc) had to retire following a collision in the first lap.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC in J&K's Rajouri
Jammu, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan again resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
R'sthan crisis: The story of a nose-diving Pilot and soaring Gehlot! (IANS Exclusive)
Jaipur, July 12 (IANS) The greed of Ashok Gehlot to keep his power intact and the hunger of Sachin Pilot to stay strong in the larger picture is the reason for the tussle which triggered the Congress crisis in Rajasthan.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
SI nabbed for tipping off Dubey on police raid moves SC seeking protection
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A plea has been moved by sub-inspector K.K. Sharma, who was arrested by the UP STF for tipping off Vikas Dubey and his gang about the police raid in Kanpur, seeking protection for himself and his wife from the Uttar Pradesh police.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
V-shaped recovery unlikely for Indian economy: Survey
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India is unlikely to witness a sharp turnaround in its economic growth amid the pandemic as there has been limited fiscal support from the government so far, according to a survey of economists by FICCI.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally crosses 2.5L, toll at 10,289
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) The number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra crossed 2.5 lakh to reach 254,427, the active cases the 1 lakh-mark to touch 103,516, and the state reported 173 more deaths taking the Covid-19 toll to 10,289, according to officials here on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
AIIEA against halting merger of 3 non-life insurers
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) The All India Employees' Association (AIIEA), one of the major unions in the non-life insurance sector, has urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that the merger process of three public sector general insurance companies (PSGICs) be continued.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Punjab all set to impose more stringent curbs
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Amid spiralling Covid cases, the Punjab government is all set to impose more stringent curbs in the state, including further restrictions on social, public and family gatherings, as well as mandatory wearing of masks even while working.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tata Sons withheld facts on collection of deposits from public: Mistry
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Tata Sons and its board of directors withheld material facts related to collection of deposits from the public and it is a "de facto and de jure public limited company", says the counter filed by ousted Chairman Cyrus Mistry in the Supreme Court.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
879 fresh Covid cases take Gujarat's tally close to 42K
Gandhinagar, July 12 (IANS) Gujarat once again recorded the highest spike of 879 coronavirus cases, taking the total count close to 42,000-mark, state health officials said on Sunday. Gujarat's total fatalities has now reached 2,047 with 13 more succumbing to the virus on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab CM sets up SIT to probe Covid testing scam
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged Covid testing scam by Tulli lab in Amritsar, while warning that his government would not allow private hospitals or laboratories to profiteer from this unprecedented crisis facing humanity.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Varavara Rao's family appeals to government to save his life
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Family members of Telugu poet and writer Varavara Rao, who is currently lodged in Navi Mumbai's Taloja jail in the Bhima Koregaon case, on Sunday appealed to the government for his immediate release in view of his deteriorating health.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
4,244 new cases swell TN's Covid tally to 138,470
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu reported 4,244 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the states Covid-19 tally to 138,470, the state Health Department said on Sunday. A total of 68 persons have died of the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the states death toll to 1,966.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Crystal Palace footballer Zaha subjected to online racial abuse
London, July 12 (IANS) English Premier League side Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha has been subjected to racial abuse on social media, the forward shared screenshots ahead of Sunday's Premier League game at Aston Villa.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Amid Rajasthan crisis Sarah Pilot attacks CM on Twitter
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Amid political crisis in Rajasthan, Sarah Pilot, wife of Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, on Sunday, attacked Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot without taking his name.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India needs 'a Manmohan Singh': Sharad Pawar
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Given the current financial crisis, India needs an economic expert like former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar said here on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'Super 30' turns one, Mrunal Thakur gets nostalgic
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) It's a flashback Sunday for actress Mrunal Thakur as she went down the memory lane and recalled shooting for "Super 30", which was released a year ago.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Terrorists hurl grenades at CAPF party, don't explode
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Few motorcycle borne terrorists hurled grenades at a deployment of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) in Chersoo Awantipora in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, which did not explode, causing no damage.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Delhi's Covid rate slows; 1,573 new cases, 37 deaths
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The national capital witnessed 1,573 new cases and 37 deaths, raising the coronavirus tally to 1,12,494 and toll to 3,371, according to the Delhi government's daily bulletin, here on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
COVID-19: Man United U-23 goalkeeper extends helping hand
Manchester, July 12 (IANS) Manchester United U-23 goalkeeper Paul Woolston has come out to help during the COVID-19 lockdown by joining forces with a fans' museum in his locality to provide a boost to the community.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
With Rahul's intervention Raj Cong crisis may defuse
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Amid the political crisis in Rajasthan, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had a conversation with Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, claimed sources in the party.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FICCI survey predicts 4.5% contraction in India's FY21 GDP
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With economic activities coming to a halt amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, the Indian economy is expected to record a negative 4.5 per cent growth rate in the current financial year, according to the FICCI's Economic Outlook Survey.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
DMK MLA arrested in shooting case
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police on Sunday arrested DMK lawmaker representing Thiruporur, L. Idhayavarman, in connection with shooting at an AMMK party worker over a land dispute.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sumukhi Suresh condemns rape threats on female comics
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Digital sensation Sumukhi Suresh, known for breaking stereotypes with her acting and stand-up comedy gigs, has strongly condemned online abuse against female comics, adding that the trend is disturbing that all the hate ends with rape threats.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
HAI suggests long-term plan, incentives for J&K tourism
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Extending its support for the revival of tourism in Jammu & Kashmir, the Hotel Association of India (HAI) has suggested formulation of a long-term tourism development plan and incentives for the stakeholders for growth of the sector in the Union Territory.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hockey Pro League ideal test for us before Olympics, says Manpreet
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team chief coach Graham Reid has said that the tough competition against top nations in the 2020 FIH Hockey Pro League season will help his team prepare best for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
NCW seeks action against man for giving rape threat to comedian
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) has written to the Gujarat Police, seeking action against a man who gave open rape threat to a female comedian.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Abhishek Bachchan confirms Aishwarya, Aaradhya are Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan tweeted to confirm on Sunday evening that his wife, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and daughter Aaradhya had tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shami leaving no stone unturned, posts workout video
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami is leaving no stone unturned in his bid to be in shape during this period away from cricket because of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Scindia says Pilot too persecuted, Cong has its deja vu moment
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As Rajasthan politics heats up over Congress Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot being summoned by the police of his own government, his old party colleague turned BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has added to the intra-Congress tussle by saying that Pilot is being "persecuted" by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IIIT Delhi develops AI model to repurpose existing drugs to treat Covid-19
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Delhi) on Sunday said it has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) model for drug repositioning in the treatment of Covid-19.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
PCB yet to zero in on major sponsorship deal for cricket team
Lahore, July 12 (IANS) In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic which has weakened their financial position, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) may not get any good sponsorship deal for the senior national team.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
B'luru girl who drowned in Bellandur drain yet to be traced
Bengaluru, July 12 (IANS) The police and the rescue teams are yet trace a six-year-old girl suspected to have been washed away in the city's Bellandur drain, an official said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scientists spot brain cells that trigger sugar cravings in humans
New York, July 12 (IANS) In what could control an unchecked sweet tooth in some people that leads to diabetes and obesity, new research has identified specific brain cells that control how much sugar you eat and how much you crave sweet tasting food.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Make a WhatsApp voice or video call with Google Assistant
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Google recently announced that Assistant would be able to make video and audio calls with WhatsApp.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Godrej Properties focuses on gaining market share amid Covid crisis
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Godrej Properties' Executive Chairman Pirojsha Godrej has said the company will focus on increasing its market share in the financial year 2020-21 amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Singing therapeutic for me: Malaika Arora
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora says a lot of people don't know the fact that she can "actually sing".
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kashmir encounter over, search operation continues
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) The encounter that started between terrorists and security forces in Reban area of Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday morning ended in the afternoon.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
"Kasautii Zindagii Kay" actor Parth Samthaan is Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" fame actor Parth Samthaan has tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Corona testing reaches 8K per million, nearly 63% cured
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As India on Sunday recorded 8.5 lakh coronavirus cases, the testing per million crossed 8,000 figure with 62.93 per cent patients recovering from the disease, a positive sign amid pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
LeBron James to not wear social justice message on NBA restart
New York, July 12 (IANS) NBA superstar LeBron James will be one of 17 players who will not be wearing a social justice message on the back of his jersey when the season resumes in Orlando, Florida. James said that he felt doing so did not resonate with his "mission".
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Rajasthan crisis should be shortlived: Singhvi
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With its government in Rajasthan on the brink, Congress managers are looking for ways to call a truce between the warring camps led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy Sachin Pilot.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Southampton Test: Archer, Wood put England back in driver's seat (Lunch)
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) England gun-quicks Jofra Archer and Mark Wood breathed fire as West Indies lost their way in a run chase of 200, reeling at 35/3 at Lunch on Day 5 of the first Test at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gambhir recalls his days with Dhoni as roommates
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir recently went down the memory lane and revisited the time when he shared room with veteran wicketkeeper-batsman M.S. Dhoni.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cong's 'Hardik experiment' aimed at wooing Patels in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, July 12 (IANS) After pursuing KHAM for more than three decades, the Congress in Gujarat has made a change in its focus and now plans to woo the Patel community into the party-fold.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Snow cover in Himachal fell marginally this year: Study
Shimla, July 12 (IANS) The snow cover mapping in Himachal Pradesh from October last year to May this year showed a marginal fall of about 0.72 per cent in the total area as compared to the previous year, a government study said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Delhi Police steps up drive to verify tenants ahead of I-Day
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Ahead of Independence Day celebrations, Delhi Police have stepped up tenant verification drive across different districts in Delhi.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Elisabeth Moss not afraid to put up a fight
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Actress Elisabeth Moss feels she has a strong personality and says she is good at "fighting back".
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP rakes up lab technician recruitment issue in WB
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The recruitment of 22 Muslim lab technicians in a blood bank in Nadia district in West Bengal has turned into a political slugfest.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Barcelona striker Griezmann injured, could miss remaining games
Barcelona, July 12 (IANS) FC Barcelona striker Antoine Griezmann is set to miss his team's final two LaLiga matches after pickup up a thigh injury during Saturdays 1-0 win over Real Valladolid.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
India leading successful fight against COVID-19: Shah
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said India was leading a successful fight in managing the coronavirus pandemic at a time when health services of most countries were collapsing.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
BCA associations ask BCCI chief to discuss Bihar's issues in Apex Council meet
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The chairman of a meeting of Bihar Cricket Associations districts has written to BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, requesting him to discuss the issues of the state association in the next apex council meet scheduled to take place on July 17.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Walmart to launch Amazon Prime like subscription service: Report
San Francisco, July 12 (IANS) The retail giant Walmart is reportedly planning to unveil a new subscription service called Walmart+ that will offer similar benefits to Amazon Prime.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
B'luru civic body to hire 1,700 health professionals
Bengaluru, July 12 (IANS) The city civic body has initiated the process to recruit 1,700 medical professionals, doctors, staff nurses and support staff to scale up its workforce to establish 30,000 Covid care beds, an official said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
I hated my part of the game: Paine on struggles post 2010 injury
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Australian Test captain Tim Paine has said that his career threatening injury in 2010 had led to him hating wicketkeeping and he faced a lot of confidence issues.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
77% companies face revenue drop amid Covid pandemic: Report
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Around 77 per cent business organisations have witnessed a drop in their revenue as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, according to a recent global survey.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Another record high of 1,933 new corona cases in Andhra
Amaravati, July 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported another record single-day tally of 1,933 new coronavirus cases in 24-hours ending 9 am on Sunday, the fourth consecutive day of an all-time high number of daily cases, and 19 more casualties -- another record.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Air India's Finance Dept red flagged crores in payment made to pilot
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Finance Department of Air India has red flagged payments running into crores of rupees and foreign exchange in thousands of dollars over several months made to a pilot, Karan Mann in 2018, who was facing complaints of receiving excess payments as he was allegedly not flying.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sweat is not possible everywhere in the world: Bhuvneshwar
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) India fast-bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels it is going to be a challenge with the saliva ban to shine the ball in place as sweat is not possible everywhere in the world.
2020-07-12
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
12 Rajasthan 'rebel' Cong MLAs camping at Maneser hotel
Gurugram, July 12 (IANS) Twelve Congress legislators of Rajasthan, who have put the Ashok Gehlot government in quandary after reportedly deciding to extend support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), are camping at ITC Grand Bharat, the five-star hotel in Maneser of the Gurugram district.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
'Forces trying to destabilise Congress govt in Rajasthan won't succeed'
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Amid the crisis in the Congress-led Rajasthan government, party state in-charge Avinash Pandey asserted that forces trying to destabilise the Ashok Gehlot government will not succeed and the party MLAs are intact.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2 ATM cheats arrested for duping people in Delhi
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Delhi police have arrested two men for allegedly cheating people mainly women and senior citizens by cloning their ATM cards.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rijiju to hold 2-day video conference with sports ministers of all states, UTs
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju will be meeting ministers in charge of the department of Youth Affairs and Sports from all states and union territories in a two-day video conference on Tuesday and Wednesday to chart out the roadmap for grassroot-level sports development as well as the activities of Nehu Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and National Service Scheme (NSS), across the country.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
England have a decision to make on Denly: Vaughan
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels Joe Denly, who has been struggling for form, should make room for Joe Root when the latter returns for the second Test against the West Indies.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Abhishek's 'Breathe' co-star Amit Sadh to get Covid-19 test done
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) After Abhishek Bachchan tested positive for Covid-19, actor Amit Sadh, who worked with the former in "Breathe: Into The Shadows", has decided to get his Covid-19 test done.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Madhuri Dixit recalls working with late Saroj Khan in 'Devdas'
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) On the completion of 18 years of "Devdas", actress Madhuri Dixit Nene recalled how late veteran choreographer Saroj Khan gave one of the finest dance performances of her career.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shiv Sena (Taksali) chief held over 'objectionable' video
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Punjab Police on Sunday arrested Shiv Sena (Taksali) chief Sudhir Suri over a viral video clip allegedly denigrating women and inciting enmity between different groups, after a nearly 1,300-km chase that ended in Indore in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress leaders work the numbers to retain power in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 12 (IANS) Even as the battle of one-upmanship between two Congress camps led by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy Sachin Pilot plays out in the open, state Congress leaders are busy working the numbers and calculating permutations and combinations to ensure the party's government remains safe.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Tom Holland flaunts his abs in mirror selfie
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Actor Tom Holland showed off his abs in a mirror selfie before starting shoot of his upcoming film "Uncharted".
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Will get married once Afghanistan win World Cup, says Rashid Khan
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Star Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has revealed his marriage plans, saying he will tie the knot only once the country lifts the World Cup, crickets biggest prize.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Doubt you'll find anyone who didn't get along with MS, says Graeme Smith
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former South Africa captain and current Director of Cricket South Africa Graeme Smith has said it is hard to find anyone in world cricket that didn't get along with veteran Indian wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Cement makers' body writes to govt on vested rights in mining
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA) has written to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade raising concern over the likelihood of deletion of section 10A(2)(b) of the MMDR Amendment Act, 2015.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
China raises flood response to 2nd-highest level
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) China on Sunday raised the emergency response for flood control to Level II, the second-highest in the response system, as heavy rains continued to lash vast stretches of the country.
2020-07-12
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'COVID-19 particles can remain infectious in air for over an hr'
London, July 12 (IANS) Wendy Barclay, chairwoman in influenza virology at Imperial College London, has said that coronavirus particles can remain infectious in the air for more than an hour.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Jennifer Aniston to be Katy Perry daughter's godmother
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has chosen her longtime friend and actress Jennifer Aniston to be her future daughter's godmother.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
FM reviews Aatmanirbhar Bharat package, Rs 62k cr disbursed under ECLGS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman has reviewed the progress of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat economic package's implementation in matters related to the Finance and Corporate Affair Ministries.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple Arcade adds puzzle adventure game 'Creaks'
San Francisco, July 12 (IANS) Apple's subscription-based gaming service Arcade has added a new puzzle adventure game "Creaks" for its users.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
British IS inmate killed in Syria: Report
London, July 12 (IANS) A Briton who left London to join the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Syria has died while being held in prison in the country, according to a media report citing sources
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Terrorism
Poland votes in presidential run-off
Warsaw, July 12 (IANS) Voting was underway on Sunday in Poland's presidential run-off election, where incumbent Andrzej Duda, an ally of the conservative government, is pitted against the opposition-backed Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Poland,Politics
Smith enjoys backyard cricket, thanks friend for 'batting tips'
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) With no cricket around, prolific Australian batter Steve Smith on Sunday enjoyed some backyard cricket with his friends.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
China's hubris confronts a perfect storm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A perfect storm appears to be gathering around China, brewed by growing internal dissent, wobbly external relations amid a global outcry for a through investigation on Beijings possible role in the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rajasthan: Tale of 2 notices by SOG which irked Pilot to revolt
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Special Operation Group sent two notices "simultaneously" to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot to record their statements in an alleged case of bribing of MLAs to topple the Congress government in the state.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP govt orders judicial probe into Bikru killings, Dubey's encounter
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a judicial inquiry into the July 3 ambush in Bikru village wherein eight policemen were killed and also the July 10 encounter killing of main accused Vikas Dubey near Kanpur, officials sources said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya test Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya have tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fox News writer resigns over racist messages: Report
Washington, July 12 (IANS) A top writer for Fox News host Tucker Carlson has resigned after posting racist and sexist comments online, it was reported on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics
$889mn plan for British border posts, staff
London, July 12 (IANS) A 705 million pounds ($889 million) funding package to help manage the UK's borders has been announced as the country prepares to leave the EU customs union at the end of the year, a media report said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Low-key Bonalu celebrations in Secunderabad sans devotees
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) The famous Ujjaini Mahankali temple in Secunderabad wore a deserted look as the annual festival Bonalu was celebrated sans the devotees on Sunday due to COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Gavaskar slams Hussain for his 'India nice side' comment
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has lashed out at former England captain Nasser Hussain for his comments on the Indian team not being tough enough before Sourav Ganguly took over as captain.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Britney Spears sends message to trolls
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears called out her trolls in the virtual world, insisting that she is happy and being real on social media.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
UFC 251 Fight Island: Kamaru Usman retains Welterweight Champion title
Abu Dhabi, July 12 (IANS) UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on Sunday retained his title after he defeated Jorge Masvidal via a unanimous decision at the UFC 251 Fight Island.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Other Sports
Farah Khan shares secret of her double chin
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan Kunder on Sunday took to social media to pen a heartfelt, quirky birthday wish for her mother.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jennifer Lopez teases new music with Maluma
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez has dropped hints about collaborating with singer Maluma on a new song.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Corona should be looked at as corrector: Vice Prez
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Urging people to introspect on the life during the last few months of the coronavirus induced confinement, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the pandemic needs to be looked at not only as a disaster, but also as a 'corrector' for making necessary changes in the perspectives and practices of living.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
On this day: Hima wins historic U-20 World Championship gold
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Star sprinter Hima Das became a household name on July 12, 2018 when she won the 400m gold at the Under-20 IAAF World Championships that year. Hima became the first Indian to win a track gold medal at any international meet.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
UP: Four injured in clash between two groups over Dubey's encounter
Kanpur, July 12 (IANS) In a bizarre incident in Uttar Pradesh, four people were injured when two groups clashed with each other here amid a debate over the encounter of dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey, police said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala govt's negative attitude messed up COVID-19 crisis: Nadda
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) BJP national President JP Nadda on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the Kerala government over the COVID-19 pandemic, alleging that the state government's attitude was always negative and it messed up the health crisis.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thousands march in UK in support of Black Lives Matter
London, July 12 (IANS) Some 5,000 people took to the streets of UK's Brighton city in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, the media reported.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Mah Guv tests negative for Covid; says 'hale and hearty' (Ld)
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Sunday said that
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Southampton Test: Should be tight if we bowl well, says Crawley
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) England batsman Zak Crawley feels if the hosts can get a 200-run lead, they stand a good chance of winning the first Test against West Indies at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Biden wins Louisiana primary (Ld)
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has won the primary in the state of Louisiana, a media report said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
Weekend lockdown in UP to check corona spread
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) In an attempt to check the spread of Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to introduce a 'mini-lockdown' in the state on weekends.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Vegan activists turn London's Trafalgar Square fountains red
London, July 12 (IANS) Vegan activists have turned fountains in London's Trafalgar Square red, claiming that the government has "blood on their hands", a media report said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Another Congress MLA in Madhaya Pradesh joins BJP
Bhopal, July 12 (IANS) The opposition Congress on Sunday got another jolt as its MLA from Bada Malahara Assembly segment, Praduman Lodhi, joined the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
SIT reaches Bikru village to probe Vikas Dubey case
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up by the Yogi Adityanath government to probe the various aspects related to the murder of eight policemen in Kanpur on July 3, reached the Bikru village on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Biden wins Louisiana primary
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders has won Louisiana's primary, a media report said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
Colombian winger Felipe Pardo joins Mexico's Pachuca
Mexico City, July 12 (IANS) Colombia international winger Felipe Pardo has joined Mexico's Pachuca from their Liga MX rivals Toluca.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Two more UP Ministers test corona positive
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) Two more Uttar Pradesh Ministers -- Chetan Chauhan and Upendra Tiwari -- have tested positive for coronavirus in Lucknow.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Come back and innovate in India, Pradhan tells overseas students
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As the government pushes for a self-reliant India -- 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' -- Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has appealed to the Indian students enrolled in global universities to come back and innovate in their own country.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kids don't transmit Covid-19, schools should reopen in fall: Study
New York, July 12 (IANS) Taking a cue from recent studies that examine Covid-19 transmission by and among children, researchers say that children infrequently transmit Covid-19 to each other or to adults and schools can and should reopen in the fall while adhering to social distancing guidelines.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Hosting new season entirely in Kolkata in I-League's plans
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) The entire season of the I-League is likely to be held in Kolkata keeping in mind the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country, sources have said.
2020-07-12
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Every school in India needs to have a playground, says Bahadur Singh
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Outgoing National Chief Athletics coach Bahadur Singh has appealed to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and administrators to ensure that every school in the country has space for children to play. The 74-year-old said that India has the potential to become a powerhouse in sports if it ensures that the country's children have ample space to play sports.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Rajasthan Minister Vishvendra says visiting Delhi for personal matter
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Amid reports that the Congress was faced with a crisis over the survival of its government in Rajasthan, state Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh on Sunday said he was visiting Delhi over a personal matter.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Book profits in volatile week ahead
Markets had a volatile week and made their highs mid-week on Wednesday itself before some profit taking set in and markets gave up some of their gains.
2020-07-12
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Authorities decide to re-impose lockdown in Srinagar
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Alarmed by the growing spread of coronavirus in Srinagar district, authorities on Sunday decided to re-impose the lockdown in red zone areas disallowing all public movement into and from these areas beginning tomorrow.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Haunting Past - From AI Files - Airline paid Atul Chandra Rs 80 lakh in excess 'erroneously' as Sandhu shielded fraudster pilots (Ld)
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Fresh allegations have emerged against Captain Rajwinder Singh Sandhu,
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bringing opulence to your home on a budget
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) Capitalising your life savings in the house of your dreams is an exciting experience but it is a huge responsibility as well. If you are a first-time buyer, you may be tight on budget but your home can still be glamorous or elegant depending if you want it to.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wishes for speedy recovery continue pouring in for Bachchans
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Wishes for a speedy recovery have continued pouring in from film industry colleagues ever since Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan tweeted on Saturday evening to say that he has been hospitalised with Covid-19, followed by his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, confirming that he too has been infected by the virus.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Habits you need to teach your child in a COVID-19 world
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) The fight against COVID-19 continues to take place all over the world. With most of us homebound owning to the home-sheltering and social restrictions, we have been able to spend quality time with the family.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Canon India aims 50% share in full-frame mirrorless camera market
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With a strategic focus on the new business potential that has emerged out from the current landscape, Canon India aims to capture 50 per cent market share in the full-frame mirrorless segment in India, according to Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Wash away monsoon blues with pops of colour
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) If dark spells of monsoon are not for you, add pops of colour to your wardrobe to uplift your spirits and look chic at the same time.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Worried for the party, tweets Sibal amid Rajasthan crisis
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As the Congress found itself amid a crisis over the survival of its government in Rajasthan, senior party leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday wondered aloud if the party leadership will wake up once the damage has been done.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Relationship blues? Tips to reduce the Covid-19 distance
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) Social distancing has affected people's personal lives greatly, and romantic relationships are bearing the brunt of it. Couples who are dating are separated by distance, the strain is bound to have an impact.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
An online career community for women
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) During the COVID-19 pandemic the focus has been on women supporting each other to help build financial security. In these uncertain times and an economic slowdown, women and working harder than they ever did, both at home and at work.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Living at work
New Delhi, July 12 (IANSlife) Work from home...It has a nice ring to it. To start with, the commute is a three second walk to your study. No more hellish hours stuck in traffic and fumes. That's a win! Work outfits...What work outfits? Throw on a pair of yoga pants and maybe a nice top if you have a video call; another win.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Google to boost fake news, illegal content monitoring on YouTube
Seoul, July 12 (IANS) Google's video-sharing platform YouTube will cooperate with South Korea to closely monitor and prevent the spread of fake news and illegal content.
2020-07-12
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Karnataka Minister Ravi tests corona positive
Bengaluru, July 12 (IANS) Karnataka Tourism Minister C.T. Ravi on Sunday said he has tested positive for coronavirus, the first Minister in the state to get the infection.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Diesel prices rise after 4-day pause, nears Rs 81 in Delhi
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Diesel prices across the metro cities increased on Sunday, after remaining unchanged for four consecutive days.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anti-China sentiment to benefit Samsung mobile biz in India: Analysts
Seoul/New Delhi, (July 12) As anti-China sentiments grow in India after the ban on 59 apps and a public boycott of Chinese-made goods, Samsung Electronics is expected to increase its presence in the Indian smartphone market, industry analysts have said.
2020-07-12
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Fight over face mask claims girl's life in Andhra
Amaravati, July 12 (IANS) A fight over face mask claimed the life of a 19-year-old girl in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district, police said.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Haunting past from Air India files shows how new Director Ops shielded fraudster pilots
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Fresh allegations have emerged against Captain Rajwinder Singh Sandhu,
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Silence at Sonia Gandhi's residence amid Rajasthan crisis
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Even as the opposition Congress grappled with an intra-party crisis to save its government in Rajasthan, silence loomed over party interim President Sonia Gandhi's residence at 10 Janpath on Sunday as no senior Congress leader had arrived to discuss the matter.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Athletes should be given a higher pedestal in society, says Rijiju
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has said that those who have dedicated their life to sport and representing the nation at international events should be respected in the same way as those who win medals.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Gates warns 'deadlier pandemic' if vaccine goes to 'highest bidders'
San Francisco, July 12 (IANS) Microsoft founder Bill Gates has warned about a deadlier pandemic if successful drugs or a COVID-19 vaccine, when developed, go first to the highest bidders and not reach the common people who need it the most.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Health/Medicine
Indian-American physician appointed delegate to RNC
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Sampat Shivangi, an Indian-American physician, has been appointed as a delegate to Republican National Convention (RNC) next month that would formally nominate President Donald Trump as its candidate for November's election, a media report said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Saurashtra wishes Sheldon Jackson luck as he decides to move on
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman Sheldon Jackson has decided to quit Saurashtra and play domestic cricket for other associations.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pilot incommunicado, Cong trying for truce to save Rajasthan govt (Ld)
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot in Delhi to meet Congress high command and his camp claiming support of 25 MLAs, the Congress is trying to pacify factions led by him and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to save itself more embarrassment as well as the party's government in the state, sources said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Anti-Facebook crypto social network 'Minds' bets big on India
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As millions of Indian users scout for new social media platforms in the wake of the ban on 59 Chinese apps and growing privacy and security concerns on the US ones, an open-source and decentralised platform Minds which is often touted as an antithesis to Facebook and Twitter, is now aiming big to fill the void in the country.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National
Xiaomi patents smartphone with all-around screen, 108MP camera
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has patented a new smartphone with an all-around screen like Mi Alpha with a single 108MP camera.
2020-07-12
Category: International, China,Technology
Staff pays tribute as Indian Consul General leaves Dubai
Dubai, July 12 (IANS) Indian consular staff in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) bid farewell to outgoing Consul-General of India to Dubai, Vipul after a three-year stint.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
3 siblings, upset after mother's death, commit suicide
Lakhimpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) Unable to reconcile to the demise of their mother, three siblings -- two men and one woman -- ended their lives in a suicide pact.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HK votes on 2nd day of weekend primary
Hong Kong, July 12 (IANS) Long queues appeared outside polling stations across Hong Kong on Sunday as residents flocked to cast their votes in a weekend primary held by the opposition camp for the upcoming Legislative Council (Legco) elections, a day after it drew a higher-than-expected turnout.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Ashram owner held for sexually abusing minors
Muzaffarnagar (UP), July 12 (IANS) Children at an ashram in Shukratal, in Muzaffarnagar district, have said that the ashram owner, known as 'Maharaj', would force them to drink alcohol saying it was a "Coronavirus medicine".
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Why Covid-19 virus is not killing bats or making them sick
New York, July 12 (IANS) Bats which are the carrier of deadly viruses that affect humans like Ebola, rabies, and possibly the SARS-CoV-2 strain of virus that causes coronavirus. However, these viruses have not killed bats but humans.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Leopard enters house in UP district, beaten unconscious
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), July 12 (IANS) Two persons were injured when a leopard entered the house of one Murtaza Ali of Thakurdwara colony in Moradabad and attacked Murtaza and his mother.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Roger Stone still a convicted felon: Mueller
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Roger Stone "remains a convicted felon" even though US President Donald Trump commuted his prison sentence, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller said, defending the legitimacy of a probe to uncover alleged Russian interference into the 2016 US election.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
Apps from Hyd vying to fill void left by ban on Chinese apps
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) At a time when Corornavirus induced lockdown forced people to stay indoors and look for avenues of social engagement, and the recent ban on Chinese apps created a void, few mobile applications developed by Hyderabad-based firms have caught the imagination of consumers.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
3 more succumb, corona situation triggers panic in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Three COVID-19 patients succumbed on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir raising the death toll to 174. The rising number of cases has authorities worried and panic is setting among the people.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
It's now time for a new chapter: Mile Jedinak announces retirement
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Former Crystal Palace and Aston Villa mid-fielder Mile Jedinak has announced his retirement from football. The 35-year-old revealed the news in a post on his official Instagram handle.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football
Abhishek Bachchan: 'I request all to stay calm and not panic'
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan on Sunday morning posted on Instagram to reiterate that his father Amitabh Bachchan and he have mild symptoms of Covid-19. He requested all "to stay calm and not panic".
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UK will pay price for imposing sanctions: N.Korea
Seoul, July 12 (IANS) Denouncing the UK's recent sanctions imposed on North Korean individuals and organizations, Pyongyang has threatened that the country will be "made to pay the price".
2020-07-12
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Actress Rachel White tests Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actress Rachel White has tested positive for coronavirus.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
K'taka under 2nd Sunday lockdown in Unlock 2.0
Bengaluru, July 12 (IANS) Karnataka is observing a total Sunday lockdown -- second of the total five -- to fight the coronavirus pandemic as part of Unlock 2.0, shutting everything except essential services, an official said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
S.Korea ends mask rationing scheme after 4 months
Seoul, July 12 (IANS) After a four-month operation, South Korea's mask ration system ended on Sunday as the supply of face masks designed to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic has stabilized.
2020-07-12
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
England have a decision to make on Denly: Vaughan
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels Joe Denly, who has been struggling for form, should make room for Joe Root when the latter returns for the second against the West Indies.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Amitabh's message on COVID-19 inspired millions: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday wished speedy recovery to actor Amitabh Bachchan. He said that Amitabh's message on the COVID-19 had inspired millions.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Anupam Kher's mother, brother Raju Kher test COVID-19 positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher has shared that his mother Dulari, brother Raju Kher and two other family members have tested positive for COVID-19.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
595 new corona cases in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 12 (IANS) As many as 595 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours took Odisha's total tally to 13,121 even as three more deaths due to the virus were reported, the Health Department said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Himachal CM wishes speedy recovery to Amitabh
Shimla, July 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday wished speedy recovery to actor Amitabh Bachchan who tested positive for COVID-19.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Ronaldinho loses appeal for release from house arrest
Asuncion, July 12 (IANS) Ronaldinho has been ordered to remain under house arrest in Paraguay after an appeal court judge refused a request to release the former Barcelona star and his brother.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
'Over 500 Taliban-requested detainees may not be freed'
Kabul, July 12 (IANS) The Afghan government said that there were serious reservations about the release of over 500 Taliban prisoners within the countrys legal and judicial institutions, and most likely these detainees will not be released.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sudhanshu Pandey hopes to continue as actor and singer
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Actor-singer Sudhanshu Pandey says he cannot choose between the two vocations, as he is passionate about both.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Punjabi singer Bhullar held for COVID-19 violations
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Popular Punjabi singer and actor Gurnam Bhullar was arrested along with his video director Khushpal Singh by the Punjab Police for shooting a video album in violation of the COVID-19 health guidelines, police said.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
India's corona cases near 8.5 lakh, death toll climbs to 22,674
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) With a record single-day spike of 28,637 new coronavirus cases and 551 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's total cases neared 8.5 lakh with the death toll up to 22,674, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Big B's 3 houses to be fumigated, sanitised
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Hours after Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan were admitted for COVID-19 treatment in hospital, civic teams rushed to the three bungalows of the Bachchan family in Vile Parle-Juhu.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Esha Deol debunks rumours of Hema Malini's ill health
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Bollywood actress Esha Deol has refuted rumours surrounding the health of her mother and actress Hema Malini, saying she is "fit and fine".
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Riddhima Kapoor denies rumour of Neetu, Ranbir test corona positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Late actor Rishi Kapoor's daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni has refuted rumours that her mother Neetu Kapoor, brother Ranbir Kapoor and filmmaker Karan Johar have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
COVID-19: Sportspersons extend wishes after Big B tests positive
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A number of sportspersons expressed their best wishes for veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son and fellow actor Abhishek Bachchan after news emerged of the pair testing positive for coronavirus.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 may cost cheaper than Note 10
Seoul, July 12 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is all set to host a virtual event on August 5 to launch the new Galaxy Note 20 series, and a new report suggests it will be priced lower than the Galaxy Note 10 devices.
2020-07-12
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Limit video meets to 30 minutes to avoid brain fatigue: Microsoft
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Do remote work and video meetings actually tax our brain more than in-person work? According to Microsoft, due to high levels of sustained concentration, the brain fatigue begins to set in 30-40 minutes into a video meeting.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Pak public urged to continue taking precautionary measures
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) The Pakistan government has urged the public to continue taking precautionary measures to avoid a spike in the number of coronavirus cases similar to the three countries with the highest number of cases, the media reported.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak SC briefed on steps over pilots licences
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) informed the Supreme Court that it had restricted access to its licensing and examination system after the recent disclosure about dubious pilot licences.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Musk again hints at Tesla Model 3 arrival in India
San Francisco, July 12 (IANS) After several attempts in the past to launch Tesla cars for the Indian roads, Elon Musk is yet to inaugurate a Tesla showroom in India. However, he has once again hinted to let his Indian fans drive an electric Model 3 "hopefully soon".
2020-07-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Encounter underway between troops & militants in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in the Sopore area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Maha Guv self-isolates as staff members test corona positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari went into self-isolation after more than a dozen staff members at the Raj Bhavan here tested positive for coronavirus, official sources said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Rohit Sharma's grace comes with a downside, says Gower
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The fact that Rohit Sharma is able to occupy the crease for long periods of time is one of the biggest reasons behind his success in international cricket, according to former England captain David Gower. Gower said that while Rohit plays with a lot of grace, none of it would have mattered had he not been able to stay at the crease for long enough.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Google machine translation helping disseminate Covid-19 info
San Francisco, July 12 (IANS) Google AI and ML translation services are helping health officials communicate with people in languages they understand to disseminate the Covid-19 information, and it means reaching 51 million migrants in at least 350 languages in the US alone.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
COVID-19: Former India opener Chetan Chauhan tests positive
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Former India cricketer Chetan Chauhan has tested positive for coronavirus. The news was announced late Saturday night through tweets by former players Aakash Chopra and R.P. Singh.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bengal superstar Prosenjit: I have worked with maximum newcomers
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) As the conversation around nepotism within the film industries around the country heats up, actors in Bengal have also raised their voice. Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee, son of sixties star Biswajit, was accused a while back by actress Sreelekha Mitra of victimising her to favour a certain established actress. Prosenjit retorts saying he has worked with the maximum number of newcomers in his decades-long career.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
What a tricky day: Hamilton after taking pole in rainy Red Bull Ring
Spielberg, July 12 (IANS) Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton thrived in the rainy conditions at the Red Bull Ring to put Mercedes in the pole position for the first Styrian Grand Prix. Hamilton powered through with a time that was 1.216 seconds faster than Red Bull's Max Verstappen.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Vikas Dubey saga: Reflecting on Lucknow's badmen in nicer times
The manner of Vikas Dubey's murder (encounter) would cause Joey the child in awe of Shane played by Alan Ladd to scream: "That's not fair -- I hate you." A kneejerk response to the Dubey saga would lead nowhere without picking up the thread of a perennially unjust system of which the police are the chosen cat's paw. It reflects on the rottenness of the system that the real puppeteers, who pull the strings, seek to heap the odium exclusively on the police.
2020-07-12
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Corona cases surge in Agra
Agra, July 12 (IANS) Even with the lockdown now in force, cases of COVID-19 positive patients continued to rise at an alarming rate in the four districts of the Agra division.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
RAF takes charge in Bikru village, police hold 'chaupals'
Kanpur (UP), July 12 (IANS) Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel have been deployed in the Bikru village in Kanpur, where eight policemen were killed by gangster Vikas Dubey on July 3.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lucknow CMO office sealed as Accountant tests corona positive
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) The Lucknow Chief Medical Officer's (CMO) office here was sealed after an Accountant there tested coronavirus positive even as three KGMU doctors and 11 more police personnel were found infected elsewhere, officials said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
UNSC adopts resolution to renew Syria humanitarian mechanism
United Nations, July 12 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has adopted a resolution, with 12 votes in favour and three abstentions, on the mandate renewal for the cross-border humanitarian mechanism in Syria.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
Akash, elder son of Vikas Dubey, returns home
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) Akash, the elder son of slain gangster Vikas Dubey, appeared suddenly at his house in Lucknow on Saturday, hours after his father was cremated following an encounter in Kanpur.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kashmiri separatist leader Sehrai held in Srinagar
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Ashraf Sehrai, a senior separatist leader and a close associate of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, was arrested in Srinagar city on Sunday morning, police sources said.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Vikas Dubey's Lucknow house to be sealed
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) The Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) will seal the house of slain gangster Vikas Dubey at the Indralok Colony in Krishna Nagar locality on Monday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lebanese PM denies reports of govt resignation
Beirut, July 12 (IANS) Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab has denied reports that his government will resign, saying he is working at reducing burdens on citizens.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
BCCI chief Ganguly hopes for reduced quarantine for Kohli & Co in Oz
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly said that he hopes the quarantine period for the Indian team when they arrive in Australia for their scheduled tour later in the year is reduced. India are scheduled to play four Test matches in Australia in December-January.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pilot in Delhi, seeks time to meet Cong chief
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has arrived in Delhi to meet party high command and has sought time for a meeting with Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, sources said on Sunday.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Romney slams Trump for commuting aide's jail sentence
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Republican Senator Mitt Romney has slammed President Donald Trump's decision to commute the prison sentence of his long-time political confidant Roger Stone.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
NY COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths fall to new low
New York, July 12 (IANS) COVID-19 hospitalizations and the three-day average death toll in the New York state has dropped to the lowest level since March, Governor Andrew Cuomo's office said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,International
OTT vs Cinema: It is complicated (Column: B-Town)
After my column, "OTT wants first strike: Bad news for cinema" (Column: B-Town, published on 28.6.20), the question that I am asked is: will the OTT continue to be as interested and active in buying films for premiere release; or, will the producer still opt for the OTT instead of cinema?
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Digital play with Indian business models (Column: Behind Infra Lines)
The last decade has seen rapid digitisation. However, the last three months have seen the pace of digitisation accelerate rapidly. Even as the world adjusts to a new normal, the ability to leverage digitisation to improve, create and innovate business models will be vital in deciding the winners of the future. In India, in this context, the two issues that assume significant importance are business models that can monetise user bases using transactions and the ability of technological solutions to create disruptors and opportunities in previously unexplored corners.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
India-China tension sees a judicious handling (Column: Spy's Eye)
The episode of the killing of 20 Indian soldiers in an attack carried out by PLA -- after it was questioned for its unauthorised presence on a point on LAC in Galwan valley -- on June 15, unravelled the cumulative tension that had been brewing between China and India because of the military build-up undertaken by PLA in Eastern Ladakh in the period following the abolition of J&K's special status by the Indian Parliament, the Sino-Pak alliance coming into full play against India beginning from the firm support extended by China to Pakistan on the issue of action against Pak-based terrorists and the economic pressure mounted on China by the US-led international campaign supported by India in the wake of the corona pandemic.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National
180 US academic institutions join lawsuit against student visa restrictions
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Some 180 academic institutions in the US have joined a lawsuit against President Donald Trump administration's decision to ban foreign students taking only online courses.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Education,Politics
Egypt court upholds jail terms for Muslim Brotherhood members
Cairo, July 12 (IANS) An Egyptian court turned downan appeal by Muslim Brotherhood member Mahmoud Makawi Afifi, upholding a 20-year prison sentence by a criminal court over his involvement in violence that took place in the 2012, it was reported.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Global COVID-19 cases near 12.7mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, July 12 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases was nearing 12.7 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 564,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,International
Nikkhil Advani's 'Gorkha' is very close to me: Writer Aseem Arrora
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) New-age Bollywood writer Aseem Arrora has finished the draft of Nikkhil Advani's upcoming "Gorkha", and says the project is close to his heart.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Thousands protest in Israel over handling of economy
Jerusalem, July 12 (IANS) Thousands of Israelis have staged a demonstration in Tel Aviv to protest against what they say is economic hardship caused by the government's mishandling of the coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Trump wears mask on camera for first time as he visits military hospital
Washington, July 12 (IANS) US President Donald Trump was seen wearing a mask while visiting a military hospital near Washington, D.C., the first time he did so on camera since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in the country.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shilpa Shetty: There is no free lunch in the world
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) She has been in the Hindi industry for almost 27 years. Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra agrees that stardom does not come easy and that one needs to put in efforts to be successful.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 44,798 as 148 more patients die
London, July 12 (IANS) Another 148 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Friday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,798, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
UN chief calls for efforts to protect health, rights of women, girls
United Nations, July 12 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for efforts to protect the health and rights of women and girls.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Undekhi': Served with understated menace (IANS Review; Rating: * * *)
"Undekhi" (series streaming on SonyLIV); Cast: Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Harsh Chhaya, Surya Sharma, Anchal Singh, Apeksha Porwal; Created by: Siddharth Sengupta; Rating: * * * (three stars)
2020-07-12
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Iran warns Europe not to give in to US pressures for extending UN arms embargo
Tehran, July 12 (IANS) Iran vowed retaliatory measures if Europe gives in to the US pressures for extending a UN arms embargo on Iran, Tasnim news agency reported.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
US equities post weekly gains as traders weigh COVID impact
New York, July 12 (IANS) US stocks managed to secure weekly gains after wild trading as investors cautiously eyed the soaring number of coronavirus infections in the country while weighing its impact on an economic recovery.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Pakistan opens 2 key trade routes with Afghanistan
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan has opened two key trade routes with neighbour Afghanistan that will help boost bilateral trade, Pakistani officials said.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Five dead after 'hostage situation' in SA church
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) Five people have been killed after attackers stormed a South African church, reportedly amid an argument over its leadership.
2020-07-12
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Aishwarya, Aaradhya and Jaya Bachchan test Covid negative
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) The Covid-19 antigen test reports of Jaya Bachchan, her daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and grand-daughter Aaradhya are negative, while swab test results are awaited.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
World Council of Churches wants Hagia Sophia decision reversed
Istanbul, July 12 (IANS) The World Council of Churches has called on Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to reverse his decision to turn the celebrated Hagia Sophia museum back into a mosque.
2020-07-12
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Critics blast Trump for commuting Stone jail term
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Leading Democrats have condemned US President Donald Trump's decision to commute the prison sentence of his former adviser and friend Roger Stone.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
COVID-19 victim's body carried in autorickshaw in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) In a shocking incident highlighting the utter negligence of health officials in Telangana's Nizamabad town, body of a COVID-19 victim was carried in an autorickshaw.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
After Big B, Abhishek Bachchan confirms he is COVID-19 positive
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Soon after Amitabh Bachchan tweeted to confirm that he has been hospitalised with COVID-19 infection, the Bollywood icons son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, also took to social media on Saturday night to state that he has tested positive to the novel coronavirus.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Eng v WI Test, Day 4: Joseph, Gabriel tip scales in Windies' favour (Stumps)
Southampton, July 12 (IANS) Shannon Gabriel and Alzarri Joseph tipped the scales in favour of the West Indies in the last session of a topsy-turvy Day 4 of their first Test against England at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England on Saturday.
2020-07-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
China, India stand very differently at UN: Akbaruddin
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) India's former permanent representative at the United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin on Saturday said countries like China and India stand very differently at the UN, in terms of their perspective and approach.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Education
268 test positive for Covid-19, 10 more succumb in J&K
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) A total of 268 people tested positive for coronavirus in J&K on Saturday while ten patients succumbed to the dreaded virus during last 24 hours.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana's Covid tally crosses 33,00
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Telangana's Covid-19 tally crossed 33,000 with 1,178 more people testing positive on Saturday, officials said.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
55 inmates of Guwahati jail test positive for coronavirus
Guwahati, July 11 (IANS) As many as 55 inmates lodged in Guwahati Central jail have tested positive for coronavirus, causing concern among the authorities, health officials said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
'Operation' Lotus to bloom in Rajasthan too?
Jaipur, July 11 (IANS) Will "Operation Lotus" be successful in Rajasthan and will the desert state reprise the Madhya Pradesh story? This was the most asked question in political corridors here soon after Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday called a press meet, where he termed the BJP as a "shameless party which was trying to topple the Congress government when it was busy tackling the Covid-19 crisis in the state".
2020-07-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Biosafety level two lab unveiled in K'taka's Chikkaballapura
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Karnataka Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar on Saturday inaugurated a biosafety level two dedicated Covid and Virology lab in Chikkaballapura.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Amitabh Bachchan tests COVID-19 positive, hospitalised (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan was admitted to Nanavati Hospital on Saturday evening. On Twitter, the actor confirmed that he has tested COVID-19 positive.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Gurugram twins score identical marks in ICSE class X exam
Gurugram, July 11 (IANS) Gurugram twins Aninditia Mishra and her brother Aditya Mishra not just look identical but have also scored an identical percentage of 99.2 per cent in ICSE Class 10 exam.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education
Ensure seamless mining licence for existing explorers, govt urged
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The mining industry has once again sought the government's intervention to prevent denial of mining rights to existing mineral explorers under the new reform initiative that seeks to establish a seamless Composite Exploration-cum-Mining-cum-Production License (CEMPL) regime by amending the MMDR Act, 1957.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gland Pharma IPO could be first Indian IPO with Chinese parent company
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Gland Pharma, which is promoted by China's Fosun Pharma, has filed for an initial public offer (IPO) with the Securities and
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amitabh Bachchan tests COVID-19 positive, hospitalised
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan was admitted to Nanavati Hospital on Saturday evening. In a Twitter post, the actor has confirmed that he has tested COVID-19 positive.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Maha's daily Covid cases cross 8K mark, total toll passes 10K
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 death toll crossed 10,000 on Saturday while new cases shot above the 8,000 mark for the first time, with the state's tally now higher than Italy and Pakistan, officials said.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
To curb COVID-19 spread, lockdown extended in Guwahati for another week (Ld)
Guwahati, July 11 (IANS) In view of the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, the Assam government has extended lockdown in the Kamrup (Metro) district for one more week after the 14-day shutdown ends on Sunday, officials said here on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
B'luru civic body hires 94 doctors to strengthen Covid fight
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) As many as 94 doctors have been recruited by the city civil body to strengthen the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Woman, paramour held in Delhi for her husband's murder
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A woman and her paramour have been arrested for their alleged involvement in her husband's murder, Delhi Police said on Thursday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rekha's bungalow sealed after security guard tests Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Veteran actress Rekhas bungalow in the Bandstand area of the Bandra locality has been sealed by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) after a security guard tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Swapna, aide held by NIA in B'luru in gold smuggling case
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) In a swift operation, sleuths of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) have detained Swapna Suresh and her accomplice Sandeep Nair in the city for their alleged involvement in the Kerala gold smuggling case, a source said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Are Rajasthan MLAs goats?': BJP hits back at Gehlot
Jaipur, July 11 (IANS) As Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the BJP of trying to topple his government, claiming it was "buying MLAs the same way as goats are being bought in the goat market", the opposition party hit back strongly, seeking he clarify if he considers the state's MLAs to be goats.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Bengaluru to be under complete lockdown from July 14 to 22
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Alarmed by surging Covid cases daily since July 1, the Karnataka government decided to re-impose a total lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts from July 14 till July 22, it was announced on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Dharavi emerges as a 'global role model': Thackeray
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) After the World Health Organisation (WHO) acknowledged the manner in which the Covid-19 spread was arrested in Mumbai's Dharavi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said that Asia's largest slum has now emerged as "a role model" for the whole world.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Tendulkar bats for doing away with 'Umpire's Call' in DRS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday said that the International Cricket Council (ICC) should consider doing away with the provision to stick with the umpire's call when a team calls for a review for an LBW decision.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Record 2,798 new corona cases in Karnataka, 70 more deaths
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Karnataka recorded 2,798 more coronavirus cases and 70 more COVID-19 casualties, raising the state's total cases to 36,216 and the death toll to 613, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Etihad to now operate India flights from July 15
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Etihad Airways has postponed, to July 15, the resumption of a limited number of special flight operations from Abu Dhabi to six Indian gateways.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
COVID-19: CAB medical panel doctors offer help at quarantine facility
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Reputed doctors attached with major hospitals in the city who are members of medical committee of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) have written to its President Avishek Dalmiya offering help in the quarantine facility that would be set up.
2020-07-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
10-day lockdown in Bengaluru from July 14: Official
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Alarmed by surging Covid cases by the day, the Karnataka government decided to re-impose a 10-day lockdown in Bengaluru urban and rural districts from July 14 to July 23 to contain the virus spread, said an official on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Oxygen cylinders seized amid shortage at Hyderabad Covid hospitals
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Amid shortage of oxygen cylinders in hospitals for Covid-19 patients, Hyderabad police seized 29 oxygen cylinders and busted two gangs who were hoarding them.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
872 new corona cases in Gujarat, 10,308 active cases
Gandhinagar, July 11 (IANS) As many as 872 new coronavirus cases took Gujarat's total tally to 41,027 on Saturday, while 10 more COVID-19 casualties increased the death toll to 2,034.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka govt asks RTCs to identify staff aged under 50
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporations (KSRTCs) are preparing a list of employees below 50 years of age to submit to the government, following an order, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Like two spirits coming together: Barreto on Bagan-ATK merger
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Legendary former Mohun Bagan striker and former ATK assistant coach Jose Barreto said that the merger of the two clubs is a great combination. Kolkata giants Bagan's merger with the three-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions means that they will now play in the league as Mohun Bagan-ATK.
2020-07-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Delhi doctor held for making fake papers for jailed accused
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi Police's crime branch arrested a doctor, Gajender Kumar Nayyar, 61, and his associate over issuance of fake medical certificates to people involved in various cases to facilitate their bail, interim bail and suspension of sentence.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gujarat: Seven booked in Tocilizumab black market racket
Gandhinagar, July 11 (IANS) The Food and Drugs Control Administration (FDCA)has filed an FIR with the Surat police station against seven individuals who were involved in black marketing of an immunosuppressant drug, Tocilizumab injection, used for critical COVID-19 patients.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sushant Singh Rajput case: Salman Khan's ex-manager Reshma Shetty interrogated
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Mumbai Police has recorded the statement of Salman Khans former manager Reshma Shetty in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajputs death.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
PGI to treat only serious Covid-19 cases from Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) In view of surge in coronavirus cases, a high-powered committee of the PGI Hospital, here on Saturday, decided that patients from Punjab and Haryana should be referred to it only if the healthcare centres were unable to treat them.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Eng vs WI 1st Test, Day 4: Sibley, Crawley help hosts take lead (Tea)
Southampton, July 11 (IANS) Joe Denly (29), Dom Sibley (50) and Zak Crawley (38) helped England take a lead of 54 runs going into Tea on Day 4 of their first Test against West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Crawley is holding fort with captain Ben Stokes, who has faced 15 balls and is yet to get off the mark.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Swamy asks for multi-agency probe into 'Khan Musketeers' assets
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Soon after questioning the alleged silence of the three Khans of Bollywood over the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has gone a step further to demand a multi-agency probe into the assets of the three superstars whom he referred to as 'Khan Musketeers'.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Depressed over daughter's murder, Telangana man commits 'suicide'
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) A Telangana government employee allegedly committed suicide on Saturday, 10 days after his five-year-old daughter was murdered by one of the two paramours of his wife.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
David Beckham's son Brooklyn engaged to actress-girlfriend Nicola Peltz
Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Celebrity couple David and Victoria Beckham's son Brooklyn is engaged to girlfriend, actress Nicola Peltz.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
No bail for man accused of sodomising, murdering 2 kids
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A Delhi court has dismissed the interim bail plea of a man accused of murdering two young boys after sodomising them.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
My father gave me 2 years to succeed or go back to school: Federer
Zurich, July 11 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer said that his father had given him an ultimatum of two years to find success in the sport. Federer said that while his parents supported him a lot financially to become a professional during his younger days, they were not sure if their son would find success in the fiercely competitive sport.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
'Doors of justice can't be closed': SC asks NCLAT to try online mode
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), which is not functioning after detection of a Covid case among its staff, to explore avenues to begin online hearings.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hand over Goa Covid-19 hospital to Army: Kamat (Ld)
Panaji, July 11 (IANS) With three more Covid-19 deaths reported in Goa in the last 24 hours, Congress leader Digambar Kamat on Saturday demanded its only designated Covid-19 hospital be handed over to the Army and a White Paper issued on the coronavirus situation in the state.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi witnesses steep decline in active Covid-19 cases
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With 1,781 new coronavirus cases and 34 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital on Saturday saw its total tally reach 1,10,921 cases and toll climb to 3,334.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Naagin' star Jasmin Bhasin is Bharti Singh's mom in comedy show
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) "Naagin" actress Jasmin Bhasin will be soon back on television in a comedy show.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Roy picks Root over Kohli, Smith & Williamson as current best
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) England limited-overs opener Jason Roy said he would like to partner India white-ball vice-captain Rohit Sharma at the top of the order if given a chance to open the innings with any player in the world apart from his home nation.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ACC clears Sandhu as Director Ops of Air India
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Captain Rajwinder Singh Sandhu, Executive Director, Operations, Air India as Director (Operations).
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid-19 cases on rise in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases are on the rise in the Odisha capital due to arrival of people from hotspot districts, according to an official here on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Hardik Patel made Working President of Gujarat Congress
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) In a major boost to the party in Gujarat, Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday appointed Hardik Patel as the Working President of the state unit.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kapil, Karthik join Shubhankar, Bhullar for charity golf match at DGC
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Cricket legend Kapil Dev and former spinner Murali Karthik joined golf stars Shubhankar Sharma and Gaganjeet Bhullar for a private round at the newly renovated Delhi Golf Club (DGC) on Saturday. The round involving Shubhankar, Gaganjeet, Kapil and Murali was termed 'Champions for a Cause- Charity Golf Match'.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
IYC workers send handcuffs to UP CM after Dubey's encounter
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A day after encounter death of gangster Vikas Dubey at the hands of UP Police STF, the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) workers, here on Saturday, sent handcuffs to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to indicate growing gundaraj in the state.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thanks to BSF, Odisha's erstwhile Maoist hub gets govt bus service
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With the 'first-ever' government bus service kick-started on Friday from Malkangiri to Jodambo, a 190-km stretch once known as a Maoist citadel, the BSF outreach is inching forward in 'Swabhiman Anchal' in Odisha to bring smiles on thousands of faces.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lockdown in Guwahati may be extend for another week
Guwahati/Agartala, July 11 (IANS) In view of surge in Covid-19 cases, the Assam government is likely to extend the lockdown in the Kamrup (Metro) district for one more week after the 14-day shutdown ends on Sunday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Abhishek Bachchan: Slapstick comedy is unbelievably tough
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan has tried many genres in his career, but finds slapstick comedy unbelievably tough.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Maha Ganeshotsav: Ganpati idols to be only 2 or 4 feet tall
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Saturday issued guidelines restricting the height of Ganesh idols, and containing other stringent regulations, for the 11-day Ganeshotsav festival starting from August 22.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion
Katrina Kaif celebrates 40 million followers on Instagram
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood star Katrina Kaif is celebrating 40 million followers on her Instagram account.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Make Rahul Gandhi party President again, demand Congress MPs
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The chorus in the Congress to make Rahul Gandhi the party President again has grown louder, days after the matter was raised by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in the CWC meet.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Criminal on parole nabbed with illegal weapon, Police say Dawood aide (Ld)
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested a convicted criminal who was out on parole for keeping illegal weapons. He was nabbed with a semi automatic pistol -- 9mm Brazilian make Taurus Beretta with 10 live rounds. Police said that he has been an associate of Dawood Ibrahim.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Strokes linked to Covid-19 more severe with higher mortality: Study
New York, July 11 (IANS) An international team of researchers has found that acute ischemic stroke (AIS) linked to Covid-19 are more severe, lead to worse functional outcomes and are associated with higher mortality.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Randeep Hooda turns 'safai karmachari' in beach cleaup drive
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Randeep Hooda on Saturday shared a few photographs from Versova Beach in the city, where he can be seen removing plastic and other garbage.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Andhra highs: 1,813 new corona cases, 1,168 cured patients
Amaravati, July 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported yet another all-time high of 1,813 new coronavirus cases in a 24-hour cycle ending 9 am on Saturday, the fourth time this week that a record high has been breached. On the positive side, the day also witnessed a high of 1,168 patients cured of Covid-19 and discharged.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
No lockdown on Saturdays in Karnataka, clarifies Dy CM
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Amid the rising Covid-19 cases across Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Saturday said no lockdown will be imposed on Saturdays.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National
How New Delhi tamed China
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A resolute, unruffled leadership and India's multi-pronged, hard stance, from the borders to financial markets, has forced China to tone down its aggression it had initiated since early May 2020. While India's military had been mobilised in equal measure to counter China's belligerence along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Leh visit last Friday was the clearest message to the Chinese. His emphatic assertion that India is ready to fight a bloody battle if it is required to defeat the expansionist Xi Jinping's China could not have been more candid. It showed the world India's resolve to fight and overcome any challenge to its strategic interests.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vidya Balan was very understanding: Top hair, makeup artiste on shooting in new normal
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Celebrity hair and makeup artist Florian Hurel recently collaborated with actress Vidya Balan for a brand shoot. He says though the new guidelines made it difficult for them to function smoothly, the actress was quite supportive and understanding all through the shoot, which lasted for 10 hours.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Katy Perry on Taylor Swift: 'We fight like cousins'
Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has addressed a rumour that she is related to fellow singer Taylor Swift. She has joked that they fight like cousins.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Klopp confirms Henderson will lift PL trophy despite injury
Liverpool, July 11 (IANS) Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that skipper Jordan Henderson will lift the Premier League trophy despite the season-ending injury he suffered during their last match against Brighton, which they won 3-1.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Sonia chairs LS MPs' meet ahead of monsoon session
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, here on Saturday, chaired a virtual meeting of party's Lok Sabha members to discuss the strategy for the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, including India-China face-off, lockdown's fallout and economic situation.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shriya Pilgaonkar shoots for lockdown series 'The Gone Game' at home
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actress Shriya Pilgaonkar kicked off the shoot of her latest digital thriller series "The Gone Game" at home. She says the process of working on an online live play and shooting a series during the lockdown has been challenging and fun at the same time.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stokes becomes second-fastest to 150 wickets & 4000 runs in Tests
Southampton, July 11 (IANS) Stand-in England captain Ben Stokes added another feather into his already illustrious cap as he achieved the rare feat of 150 wickets and 4000 runs in the longest format.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Notes from Bickram Ghosh: Technology changed classical music
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Technology has been influencing Indian classical music for quite some time now, a series of changes that started with the simple microphone has come full circle into the digital realm, believes tabla maestro and music expert Bickram Ghosh.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Experience future technology on wheels
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Who wouldn't like a limited edition, open-top hybrid super sports car engineered with unique technologies and unsurpassed performance?
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
BJP MP gives 5-point advice to Uddhav, warns against lockdown
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) BJP Vice President Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has given Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray five suggestions to allay concerns and apprehensions of people amid, what the BJP leader calls, the state government's "reimposing of lockdown". He argued for opening up instead of levying curbs and even warned of people's "anguish".
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Lindsay Lohan, sister to be maids of honour at mother's wedding
Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan and her sister Ali will serve as maids of honour at their mother Dina Lohan's wedding with her fiance Jesse Nadler.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
'Investments in family planning most cost-effective public health measure'
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Highlighting the need to focus on sexual and reproductive health rights of girls and women, a policy paper released by Population Foundation of India (PFI) recommends applying a gender lens - using gender disaggregated data and evidence - to our response to COVID-19 and "increasing investments in family planning as the most cost-effective public health measure".
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rahul takes on Modi over Chinese firms' donations to PM Fund
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi again trained his guns at the Prime Minister over the PM-CARES Fund saying why Narendra Modi was not sharing details when everyone knew which Chinese companies donated to it.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN logs 3,965 new corona cases, 3,591 patients discharged
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) As many as 3,965 more persons tested coronavirus positive over the past 24 hours in Tamil Nadu, taking the state's total tally to 1,34,226, the Health Department said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Sahil Vaid has a funny recall on how he bagged role in 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania'
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Varun Dhawan-Alia Bhatt starrer "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" released six years ago on this day, and actor Sahil Vaid has shared a funny recall of how he bagged the role of Poplu.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Distancing not an option for people with disabilities'
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Often reliant on a robust caregiving and support network, people with disabilities (PwDs) are a community hit hard during the lockdown and resulting operational slowdown - impacting jobs, businesses and livelihood.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SAI sets up probe committee as 3 boxers leave NIS after flouting rules
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India on Saturday said it has instituted an inquiry to investigate "the circumstances leading to the alleged incident of athletes flouting the quarantine rule" at the National Institute of Sport (NIS) in Patiala. Furthermore, it said that the individuals who have violated the rules left the NIS campus on Saturday morning.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
What to look out for at Christie's ONE global auction
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) A first of its kind, relay-style format auction across four cities -- Honking, paris, New York and London, Christies presents ONE, a global 20th-century art auction kicked off on 10 July. IANSlife caught up with expert Sonal Singh, Managing Director of Christie's India, for her top three picks.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Bring ordinance to control population: BJP leader to PM
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring an ordinance to control India's population which, he claimed, was linked to how much "atmanirbhar" or self-reliant the country became.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Apple deploys new Nokia data centre products in Denmark
Helsinki, July 11 (IANS) Apple is deploying a new line of Nokia data centre switching products at its Denmark facility to improve its efficiency, the Finnish equipment maker has said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Finland,Business/Economy,Technology
World Rum Day: Diageo brings you cocktail recipes
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Celebrating World Rum Day, here are some exciting cocktail recipes you can try at home, infused with ingredients straight from the kitchen, curtesy Diageo.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Akali Dal seeks probe into fake Covid-19 report scam
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), here on Saturday, demanded probe by a central agency or a sitting high court judge into the fake Covid-19 report scam.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
Over 60,000 receive counselling through teletherapy helpline
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) In the last three months, more than 60,000 people have been counselled on the mental issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, through the teletherapy helpline set up by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS).
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Keeper of the Quaich
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Life in lockdown and home-sheltering has brought the focus back on the good things in life-- good food, good alcohol and great conversation.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Prabhas' 'Radhe Shyam' poster goes viral within 24 hours
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The first look poster of Prabhas' forthcoming film "Radhe Shyam" has gone viral on social media within 24 hours of its launch.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Bollywood
Never stopped believing: Nadal on epic 2008 Wimbledon final
London, July 11 (IANS) After two consecutive losses in 2006 and 2007 to Roger Federer in the final of the Wimbledon, Rafael Nadal finally managed to beat his arch rival in 2008 in a match that is regarded as one of the greatest of all time in the history of the sport.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Online Shooting League: Austrian Rocks beat Indian Tigers to enter semis
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Austrian Rocks on Saturday beat Indian Tigers 10-4 to enter the semi-finals of Online Shooting League. It was a must-win clash for both teams in order to qualify for the last-four stage of the tournament.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Vocal for Local
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) "Why do we need to have yet another beautiful outfit?" asks fashion designer Rahul Mishra at the beginning of the fashion film he presented this week at the digital edition of Paris Haute Couture Fall 2020. The first Indian designer to be invited to present at Paris Haute Couture, Mishra then answers his own question, "To give work to craftspeople, to be able to utlise their schools, to be able to employ them." Spot on, Mishra.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
India assures support for Rohingyas' repatriation: B'desh
Dhaka, July 11 (IANS) India supports Bangladesh's stand on repatriation of Myanmar's forcibly displaced Rohingyas as it seeks a sustainable and lasting solution to the crisis, Bangladesh Foreign Minister, Dr A.K. Abdul Momen said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Diljit Dosanjh shares key to success in life
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Punjabi actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh says "focus" is the key to success in life.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
With all this knowledge how are you not a coach yet: Archer asks Best
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) England fast-bowler Jofra Archer and former West Indies speedster Tino Best engaged in a war of words on social media with respect to fast-bowler Stuart Broad's omission from the Southampton Test.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Over 60,000 people counselled through govt's teletherapy helpline
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) In the last three months, more than 60,000 people have been counselled by therapists through the teletherapy helpline set up by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS) on the mental issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Range-bound: Rupee caught between higher inflows, swelling reserves
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Indian rupee has been caught in a flux of higher FDI inflows and swelling foreign exchange reserves, thereby restricting its future movement around the Rs 75 per US dollar mark.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Guess what Deepika does after eating cake all week
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone prefers "checking herself out after eating birthday cake all week", but in a rather unusual way.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Look at non-Delhi personalities for Arjuna, Dronacharya awards'
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former Chief Selector of the national chess team and Grandmaster R.B. Ramesh on Saturday said the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports should carry out a survey among the top 50 Indian players while deciding on the Arjuna and Dronacharya awardees.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Researchers design reusable silicone rubber face mask with N95 filter
New York, July 11 (IANS) In fight against novel coronavirus, the researchers have developed a reusable silicone rubber face mask with an N95 filter, which they believe could stop viral particles.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Styrian GP 3rd practice session called off due to torrential rain
Spielberg, July 11 (IANS) The third practice session of the Styrian Grand Prix has been cancelled due to torrential rain at the Red Bull Ring. The third free practice session was initially postponed indefinitely while an F3 Feature race was red flagged on Saturday morning.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Tabu, Ishaan Khatter share a kiss in 'A Suitable Boy' teaser
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Ishaan Khatter is seen sharing a kiss with Tabu in the teaser of "A Suitable Boy" that the budding star has posted on social media.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Eng vs WI 1st Test, Day 4: Burns, Sibley cut down visitors' lead (Lunch)
Southampton, July 11 (IANS) England openers Rory Burns and Dominic Sibley issued a fine fightback against West Indies in the first session on the penultimate day of the first Test of #raisethebat series at Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gangster Bishnoi says fears for life in police custody
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, lodged in a Rajasthan jail, has moved a Chandigarh court to seek directions to police to handcuff him while bringing him here from Bharatpur since he feared he could be killed in a fake encounter.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
PUCL moves SC for SIT probe into Vikas Dubey encounter
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A plea has been moved by the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) in the Supreme Court seeking direction to set up special investigation team, having officers who have not served in Uttar Pradesh, to probe into the encounter deaths of gangster Vikas Dubey and his aides.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
COVID-19: Former India all-rounder Shukla's wife tests positive
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) The wife of former India all-rounder and Minister of State for Sports in West Bengal Laxmi Ratan Shukla has tested positive for COVID-19.
2020-07-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
More evidence suggests Covid-19 can be transmitted in womb
New York, July 11 (IANS) Covid-19 can be transmitted in the womb, say researchers after a case study provides evidence of intrauterine (in the womb) transmission of the novel coronavirus from mother to infant.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,National
Mumbai Police thanks Rohit Shetty for helping on-duty personnel amid pandemic
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh has thanked filmmaker Rohit Shetty for his initiative to help on-duty personnel amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ED to identify properties of Vikas Dubey, others in UP
New Delhi/Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) Widening the probe against slain gangster Vikas Dubey, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has started to gather details of the properties accumulated by him through money laundering, sources said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abhishek Bachchan: As an actor, our greatest joy is to receive positive response
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan says he is "overwhelmed" with the reaction his debut web-series "Breathe: Into The Shadows" has garnered.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Jharkhand CM, wife undergo Covid-19 test
Ranchi, July 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and his wife Kalpana Soren were tested for coronavirus, here on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka ropes in RWAs to run Covid care centres
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government has roped in resident welfare associations (RWAs) and other community organisations to run Covid Care Centres (CCCs) to isolate and manage coronavirus patients, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Solksjaer downplays Mason Greenwood's burn-out talks
Manchester, July 11 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Saturday said he is not concerned about burn-out talks surrounding young forward Mason Greenwood.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Table tennis world team championships delayed to early 2021
Seoul, July 11 (IANS) The Table tennis world team championships have been delayed to early next year amid lingering concern about the COVID-19 outbreak across the world, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announced on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Other Sports
Covid-19 can be transmitted in womb, evidence suggests
New York, July 11 (IANS) Covid-19 can be transmitted in the womb, say researchers as a case study provides evidence of its intrauterine (in the womb) transmission from mother to infant.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
July 12 is Independence Day for Indian chess players: Gurpreet & Karun
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) July 12, is a red lettered day for Indian chess players. For it was on this day, two years ago, they got the freedom to play in tournaments of their choice.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Working memory linked to social distancing compliance
New York, July 11 (IANS) People with higher working memory capacity are more likely to follow the recommended social distancing guidelines to fight Covid-19, says a study.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
From 'kattas' to Berettas, who is running guns into Delhi?
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) "Illegal weapons seized" might be a headline you see in Delhi newspapers too often, indicating firearms are freely making their way into the national capital. These come not only from the NCR but also from as far away as the illicit manufacturing hub of Bihar's Munger and the repercussions can be seen on the city's streets with the activities of trigger-happy criminals.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bhumi Pednekar: These times literally feel like 'winter is coming'
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A fan has visualised Bhumi Pednekar as "Game Of Thrones" protagonist Daenerys Targaryen, and the actress has responded saying these days she literally feel like "winter is coming".
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cancel final-year exams of central varsities, Kejriwal urges PM
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to cancel the final-year examinations of Delhi University and other central universities across the country.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Himachal asks tourists to follow SOPs; 700 visited in five days
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) Asking the tourists to follow the standard operating procedure (SOPs) to prevent the coronavirus spread, the Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday said 700 tourists visited the state in the past five days.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Broad should be playing every Test match, feels Cork
Southampton, July 11 (IANS) Former England pacer Dominic Cork has backed Stuart Broad, saying the ace pacer has every reason to be angry as he should be playing every Test match.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Azam has necessary skills to reach Kohli's level, says Chopra
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra feels Pakistan's white-ball skipper Babar Azam has the ability to reach the level of India captain Virat Kohli.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Use Itolizumab for moderate to severe COVID-19 patients: DCGI
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has okayed the use of Itolizumab (rDNA origin), a monoclonal antibody, for the treatment of moderate to severe COVID-19 patients.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hitanshu Jinsi is TV's new lord Vishnu
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) "Mahakali: Anth Hi Aarambh Hai" actor Hitanshu Jinsi will play lord Vishnu in the TV show "Vighnaharta Ganesh ".
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dhoni won so many trophies because of Ganguly's hardwork, feels Gambhir
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Former India captain M.S. Dhoni was lucky in the way that he inherited teams consisting of great players when he took over the Indian captaincy in all formats of the game, according to former batsman Gautam Gambhir.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Abhay Deol: Nepotism is prevalent everywhere in our culture
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol says he went the extra mile in his career to make his own path and called his uncle, veteran star Dhamendra, whom he fondly calls his "dad", his inspiration.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Was suffocated by self doubt and uncertainty: Gilchrist on 2005 Ashes
London, July 11 (IANS) The 2005 Ashes is widely rated as one of the greatest Test series of all time but it was one to forget for the legendary Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist. England won the series 2-1 and Gilchrist managed just 181 runs at an average of 22.62. His highest score of the series was an unbeaten 49.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Taking whey protein at night linked to diabetes, heart disease
London, July 11 (IANS) Consuming protein at night increases the blood sugar level in the morning for healthy people, leading to health problems such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity, say researchers.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Namit Das: This year has been very kind to me
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Namit Das has impressed many with his recent shows "Aarya" and "Mafia". He says 2020 has been very kind to him.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
World Population Day: Bringing back the 'choice, voice debate' on family planning during COVID-19
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Family planning is central to gender equality and womens empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty. Millions of girls and women in India can transform their lives if needs for family planning - to delay, space and limit the number of children that women have - are met.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
TN for freedom to devise rating plan for final year students
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Pointing to decision of many states against holding final semester examinations in colleges, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami urged the Centre to give states the freedom to design their own assessment metrics of students.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
'Undekhi' promotional stunt backfires, draws police warning
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A promotional gimmick for the new web series "Undekhi" has drawn a warning from the Mumbai Police.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SpiceJet to operate UAE flights from July 12th
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet on Saturday said it will operate flights from across four stations in India to Ras Al-Khaimah (Dubai) between July 12th and 26th for eligible 'Identity and Citizenship (ICA) approved UAE residents'.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No home-isolated Delhi patient died in July 1st week: Study
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) No COVID-19 death has taken place in the first week of July among people put in home isolation in Delhi even as daily death toll here due to coronavirus has shown a sharp decline, according to a study conducted by the Delhi government.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BJP uses electricity bills, Kejriwal's strength against him
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Arvind Kejriwal may have come to power riding on his popular free electricity scheme in Delhi up to 200 units, but it is the electricity bills now that the BJP is using it against him.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vaani Kapoor opens up on working with Akshay Kumar
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Vaani Kapoor pairs with Akshay Kumar for the first time in the upcoming film "Bell Bottom", and she says the casting is a "great opportunity" for her.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Johri's conduct hurt BCCI, CoA shouldn't have covered him: Diana Edulji (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Taking over the reins of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) former Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai had famously said that all cricketing matters would be supervised by co-member and former international cricketer Diana Edulji. But things started to change once Edulji started to stop ex-CEO Rahul Johri from throwing his weight around.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Karnataka to seek green nod for Mahadayi water project
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Karnataka will soon re-submit the Mahadayi river project to the central government for environment clearance. The project would help supply water to four drought-prone Karnataka districts in the northwest region, an official said, here on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Monsoon Session may be very short; eye on passing ordinances
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With the resumption of Parliamentary standing committees, efforts are on to convene the monsoon session of Parliament, with a focus to clear ordinances brought by the Centre. Given the huge challenge both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Secretariats are facing right now to make seating arrangements in the Parliament, maintaining social distancing, the monsoon session is likely to be "very short", suggest informed sources.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hemant Soren, wife's samples taken for corona test
Ranchi, July 11 (IANS) Amid the rising number of corona-infected persons in Jharkhand, state chief minister Hemant Soren and his wife Kalpana Sorens samples were collected for coronavirus testing on Saturday. The chief minister is already in home quarantine.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
PM directs for real-time monitoring of COVID-19 situation
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday directed for real- time monitoring of novel coronavirus pandemic at the national level, stressing on guidance to all affected states that have a high test-positivity rate.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sushant gets road, roundabout named after him in hometown Purnea
Purnea, July 11 (IANS) A road and a roundabout here have been renamed in memory of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, a resident of Bihar.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Bihar,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sayani Gupta joins Australian game show as guest host
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actress Sayani Gupta has been invited to be a guest host of Australian game show "Have You Been Paying Attention?"
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Remdesivir linked to reduced death risk in severe Covid-19 patients
New York, July 11 (IANS) New data revealed by Gilead Sciences has shown that its antiviral drug remdesivir reduces death risk of severe Covid-19 patients by as much as 62 per cent when compared with standard care alone.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
In an Oly final, it's that 1% edge that makes all the difference: Bindra
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) With an aim to engage in meaningful discourse and create High-Performance excellence in sport and knowledge for administrators and stakeholders, the ELMS Foundation on Saturday launched Indias first-ever High-Performance Leadership Program in association with the Abhinav Bindra Foundation, and along with one of the worlds premier institution for sports, Loughborough University.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Athletics
Kanpur cops murder accused Guddan, driver nabbed in Thane
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Arvind alias Guddan Trivedi, henchman of the slain gangster Vikas Dubey and one of the wanted in the killings of eight Kanpur policemen, and his driver were nabbed from Thane by the Anti Terrorism Squad, Juhu (Mumbai) Unit, an official said here on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Instagram a fertile ground for promoting vaping to young users
London, July 11 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram has become a fertile ground for e-cigarette companies to promote vaping to young people, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based study has revealed.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Sidharth Shukla fans celebrate six years of his Bollywood debut
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Varun Dhawan-Alia Bhatt starrer "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" turned six on Saturday. The film marked the debut of television star Sidharth Shukla in a supporting role, and his fans have taken to social media to celebrate the fact.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bolt will come out of retirement only if coach tells him to
Jamaica, July 11 (IANS) Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt recently revealed what could make him come out of retirement and catch the imagination of track and field fans worldwide once again.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Cuba,Sports,Athletics
Monali Thakur lashes at trolls calling her 'gold digger'
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Playback singer Monali Thakur has hit back at trolls who called her a gold digger.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Around 300 terrorists waiting in launch pads to infiltrate into India'
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan is trying to step up infiltration and push in more terrorists into J&K after failing to instigate the people of Kashmir following last year's August 5 decision of revoking Article 370 .
2020-07-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Hand over Goa Covid-19 hospital to Army: Kamat
Panaji, July 11 (IANS) With two more Covid-19 deaths reported in Goa, Congress leader Digambar Kamat on Saturday demanded its only designated Covid-19 hospital be handed over to the Army and a White Paper issued on the coronavirus situation in the state.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka to conduct 20k antigen Covid tests for early detection
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Amid increasing Covid cases, Karnataka will start conducting 20,000 antigen tests for early detection of the infection, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Shiv Sena, BJP ideologies don't sync, says Pawar (Ld)
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) In a significant statement, Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar has said that he does not believe that the ideology of Shiv Sena founder-patriarch, the late Balasaheb Thackeray was 'in sync' with that of its former ally Bharatiya Janata Party.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Petrol, diesel futures trading to start soon on exchanges
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) may soon allow futures trading in auto fuels petrol and fiscal giving an opportunity to bulk consumers of these petroleum products to hedge their risks from a volatile market where there is a sudden spurt in prices.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US records highest daily COVID-19 cases
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The US has registered a new single-day spike in the number of COVID-19 cases with a total of 63,643 infections, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,International
Hyderabad MP urges people to undergo COVID-19 test
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday underwent a COVID-19 test to create public awareness in his constituency about the need to undergo the test.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
England's World Cup winner Jack Charlton passes away
London, July 11 (IANS) England World Cup winner and legendary Leeds United defender Jack Charlton breathed his last at the age of 85.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Anurag Kashyap recalls Manoj Bajpayee's fear of heights during 'Satya'
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap has taken to social media to recall the experience of shooting for Ram Gopal Varma's superhit crime drama "Satya" back in the nineties.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Don't allow Chinese firms in Train 18 project: CAIT
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders on Saturday urged the Centre not to allow Chinese firm's participation in the global tender for semi-high speed indigenous train project of Indian Railway.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Florida's Walt Disney World to reopen
Orlando, July 11 (IANS) Walt Disney World in Florida is set to open to members of the public on Saturday for the first time in months, despite a recent surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the US state.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
In my three-year contract Spurs can win trophies, says Mourinho
London, July 11 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho insists he can land trophies at the club despite going through a rough patch currently. Spurs are languishing at the ninth spot in the Premier League and are already out of the FA Cup and UEFA Champions League.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Telangana leaders seek action in mosques demolition incident
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Prominent Muslim leaders of Telangana have demanded criminal action against those responsible for the demolition of two mosques in the old secretariat premises.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ghislane Maxwell may be freed on bail over COVID-19 fears
New York, July 11 (IANS) Lawyers of Ghislane Maxwell have said the British socialite, who was arrested on July 2 in accusation of assisting late paedophile Jeffrey Epstein's abuse of minors, should be released on a $5 million bail while awaiting trial over risk of contracting COVID-19 in jail.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ahmedabad restricts visitors from Surat, south Gujarat
Gandhinagar, July 11 (IANS) Looking at the rising number of coronavirus patients in Surat, the Ahmedabad civic authorities and the State Transport services have decided to restrict the entry of visitors from the Diamond City and South Gujarat to Ahmedabad.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Economy showing signs of getting back to normalcy: RBI Guv (Ld)
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) India's economy is showing signs of getting back to normalcy, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Radhika Madan shares her love for golgappas in new post
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood actress Radhika Madan has confessed her love for golgappas in a new post on social media.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rate Tendulkar's knock in Chennai higher than Sehwag's 309: Saqlain
Lahore, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan spin great Saqlain Mushtaq said that he rates Sachin Tendulkar's 136 during the 1999 Chennai Test higher than Virender Sehwag's 309 in Multan 2004. Saqlain, who was involved in both matches, said that Tendulkar's knock came against a Pakistan team that was well prepared and battling to win the match whereas Sehwag's Multan knock came on a first day pitch.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Delhi govt cancels all state university exams (Ld)
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) In a major relief to students, the Delhi government on Saturday announced cancellation of all examinations, including final semester examination, in the state universities due to the coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Varun Tej shares his 'focus' in new post
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Telugu star Varun Tej Konidela's new post on social media is all about focus.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
U-17 WWC probable Sai Sankhe secures 96.2 per cent in Class X boards
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Sai Sankhe, who was part of India's SAFF U-15 Women's Championship winning team, has attained a score of 96.2 per cent in her ICSE Class 10 examinations -- the results of which were announced on Friday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
ED seizes Rs 3.57 cr in raids on tour and travel firms
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized Rs 3.5 crore belonging to directors of several tour and travel companies, during raids conducted at eight different locations in Delhi and Ghaziabad, the agency said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Rahul, Priyanka have the guts to take on Modi-Shah: Digvijaya
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday asserted that the party leadership must take up the challenge of building the party organisation under the "dynamic" leadership of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi. He said both have the guts and courage to take on the invincible duo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Researchers discover why lopinavir, HCQ don't work on Covid-19
London, July 11 (IANS) Researchers have now discovered that the concentration of the two drugs -- Lopinavir and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) -- in the lungs of Covid-19 patients is not sufficient to fight the virus.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine