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Civilian shot dead by terrorists in J&K
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Suspected terrorists shot dead a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday night, officials said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Modi mourns loss of lives due to landslide in Maharashtra
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives due to a landslide in Raigad, Maharashtra, following heavy downpour in the region.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rath Yatra of holy trinity completed in Puri
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) The 12-day-long world-famous Rath Yatra ended with the holy trinity of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, and Devi Subhadra entering the sanctum sanctorum of Srimandir in Odisha's Puri.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Religion
Fearing backlash, Shetty urges Netizens to spare 'Hungama 2'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) : With her husband, businessman Raj Kundra, mired in a case of allegedly peddling pornography, Shilpa Shetty put up a brave face and made a fervent pitch for her film, 'Hungama 2'. Clearly, she doesn't want the controversy to singe the film's prospects.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sri Lanka score consolation 3-wicket win in third ODI
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated India by three wickets in the third and final One-day International here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday night. India had collapsed for 225 from 147/3, leaving the task easy for the host who rode on Avishka Fernando's 76 (98 balls) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa's 65 (56 balls). The match had been reduced to 47-overs-a-side due to rain. India, however, won the series 2-1.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
My priority is creating world-class facilities in B'luru: Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Amid rising speculations about imminent change of leadership after July 26, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday said that his priority is to create world-class facilities in Bengaluru.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Torrential rains throw normal life out of gear in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Torrential rains, caused by a depression in the Bay of Bengal, has inundated half of Karnataka, causing floods in at least eight districts and affecting public life in another 12 by disrupting transport services, including road and rail traffic.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Armed forces roped in for flood relief ops in Maharashtra
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Indian armed forces have been mobilised to carry out flood relief operations in Maharashtra on Friday as unprecedented rains resulted in heavy flow of water in various rivers, flooding multiple districts in the state.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lingayat seers' massive convention on July 25 to exert pressure on BJP
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Amid intense speculation about a possible leadership change in Karnataka, several seers of the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community on Friday decided to organise religious heads convention on Sunday (July 25) in what is seen as sending out a loud and clear message to BJP party high command not to remove Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Absconding Bihar DSP asked to appear before inquiry committee
Patna, July 23 (IANS) A DSP of Bihar Police, on the run for the last 8 years after facing a murder charge following a custodial death, has been asked to appear before an inquiry committee, an official said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dj Sheizwood talks about his vampire-themed song 'Bewafa'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Dj Sheizwood has released a vampire-themed track titled "Bewafa" which has been sung by Divya Kumar and Simran Choudhary.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Man drowns in high-altitude lake in Himachal
Shimla, July 23 (IANS) During an operation in the high-altitude mountains, rescuers on Friday recovered the body of a youth from Manali who had drowned in the glacial-fed Chandertal or 'Moon Lake' in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti Valley, officials said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The Hundred: Deepti shines with all-round performance
Birmingham, July 23 (IANS) India's Deepti Sharma made all-round contribution, scoring 28 off 24 balls and taking one for 26 in 20 balls to help London Spirit Women beat Birmingham Phoenix Women by three wickets in The Hundred competition here on Friday. Shafali Verma, representing the Birmingham franchise, failed to score much, getting 13 off 13 balls.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Coast Guard rescue teams save 155 lives in Karnataka
Uttara Kannada (Karnataka), July 23 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard conducted a day-long rescue operation in Karnataka, saving 155 people who were stranded in flood-ravaged Uttara Kannada district on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Presidential palace to reopen for public from Aug 1
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) With the number of Covid-19 cases come down in the national capital, the Rashtrapati Bhavan has decided to reopen its complex and museum for the common citizens from August 1 onwards.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Crime Branch quizzes Shilpa; Kundra to stay in police custody (Ld)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Businessman Raj Kundra and his IT head Ryan Thorpe will remain in police custody till July 27, a magistrate ruled here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Senior Statistics Ministry officer held in graft case
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday said that it has arrested a Senior Statistical Officer of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation in connection with a graft case.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DMK government to convert Hosur into Silicon Valley: Minister
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Information Technology Minister T. Mano Thangaraj on Friday said that the DMK government, under Chief Minister M.K. Stalin would turn the state's Hosur into 'Silicon Valley'.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Olympics: Osaka lights cauldron as Tokyo being new chapter (ld)
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Applying high-end technologies, including virtual and augmented reality, and merging that with Japanese cultural motifs like the traditional kabuki theatre, the organising committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games put together an opening ceremony that lacked the glitz and glamour of previous editions but was apt for the current situation of a world ravaged by the Coronavirus pandemic.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Will set new benchmarks for global climate ambition: India
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India remains steadfast in its commitments to join and lead efforts to combat climate change within the multilaterally agreed convention and its Paris Agreement, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
India's chief hydrographer receives Alexander Dalrymple award
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's chief hydrographer, Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar, received the Alexander Dalrymple award in recognition of his leadership in the disciplines of hydrography and nautical cartography, here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Crime Branch questions Shilpa; Kundra sent back to jail
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Businessman Raj Kundra and his IT head Ryan Thorpe will remain in police custody till July 27, a magistrate here ruled on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's forex reserves rise by over $800 mn
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves rose by $835 million during the week ended July 16.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Trinamool MLA's wife robbed of Rs 1.86L in Delhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Kanika Gupta, the wife of Trinamool Congress MLA Vivek Gupta, was robbed of Rs 1.86 lakh and a gold coin in the national capital on Friday, the police said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
RBI raises loan limit to Directors on bank boards to Rs 5 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised the limit of loan that can be given by banks to a Director on the board of a bank to Rs 5 crore from the previous cap of Rs 25 lakh.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra logs 1,747 new Covid cases, 14 deaths
Amaravati, July 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Friday recorded 1,747 new Covid cases, taking the state's overall tally to over 19.5 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 22,939.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Railways opens bid to operate 29 private trains
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Friday said that it has opened bids for operating 29 pairs of trains in public-private partnership (PPP) with around 40 modern rakes entailing an investment of Rs 7,200 crore.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ten Women Who Carry India's Medal Hopes
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The medal rounds of the Tokyo Olympics begin on Saturday -- and India enters the race with a grand total of 28 medals bagged across all the editions of the Olympics it has participated in since 1920. That was the year India sent its first team to the Games.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton,Other Sports
Kargil War Memorial bike rally reaches Drass
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Kargil War Memorial bike rally reached Drass on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Relief for thousands of Indian students as Dubai chosen as NEET venue
Dubai (IANS), July 23 (IANS) In a major relief to thousands of students in Indian curriculum schools in the United Arab Emirates, and their parents, the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), the qualifying test for entry into medical colleges across India, will now be held in Dubai for the first time.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Diaspora,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Customised crash course launched for Covid frontline workers: Govt
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A customised crash course for Covid-19 frontline workers has been launched to train about one lakh people in six healthcare-related job roles, the Parliament was informed on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Four B-town actresses who gained several kilos for their roles
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bollywood actresses have time and again proved their mettle on the screen with their craft.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India at the Olympics: Medal hunt starts on Saturday
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) India's hunt for medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games starts early on Saturday morning with the country's athletes figuring in three medal events.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
RIL's O2C business logs 75% rise in Q1 revenues on high crude prices
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The oil-to-chemical business of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has registered a massive 75.2 per cent increase in its revenues at Rs 1.03 lakh crore for the April-June quarter.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Zimbabwe surprise Bangladesh, win 2nd T20I by 23 runs
Harare, July 23 (IANS) Zimbabwe surprised Bangladesh in the second T20 International, winning by 23 runs to stay alive in the three-match series. The victory was also the first for the hapless Zimbabweans who had lost five internationals to the tourists before Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
CAIT welcomes K'taka HC order dismissing Amazon, Flipkart's plea
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Friday welcomed the judgement of the Karnataka High Court dismissing the petition of Amazon and Flipkart for granting a stay on an investigation by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against the two companies' e-commerce business model in India.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
RIL's Q1FY22 net profit jumps 66% to Rs 13,806 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported a 66.7 per cent growth in its year-on-year consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yes Bank's Q1FY22 standalone net profit at over Rs 206 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Yes Bank on Friday reported a standalone net profit of Rs 206. 84 crore for Q1FY22.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Shortage of buses in Delhi resulting in long waits for commuters
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday approved the process for tenders for around 400 electric buses with a view to increase the DTC fleet size, but the move will not reduce the problem of commuters waiting long hours to get a bus to reach their destination.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha floods: 100 killed; Army, Navy, IAF, Coast Guard pressed into service (Roundup)
Raigad (Maharashtra), July 23 (IANS) In a series of disasters, more than 100 people have been reportedly killed in a dozen hillslides, landslides, house-crashes and other incidents after torrential rains shook Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara districts, with the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard rushing to rescue the marooned populace, top officials said here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Homegrown Molife unveils new smartwatch at Rs 4,499
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Homegrown lifestyle brand Molife on Friday unveiled a new smartwatch -- Sense 510 -- that comes with a calling feature, at Rs 4,499.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Syed Ainul Hasan new Vice Chancellor of National Urdu University
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Renowned Persian scholar Syed Ainul Hasan has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in Hyderabad.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Jio Platforms logs 45% rise in Q1 net profit at Rs 3,651 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Jio Platforms Ltd on Friday reported a 44.9 per cent increase in its net profit for the April-June quarter, at Rs 3,651 crore.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Krishna breaks the ice as Nagwaswalla finds his feet 
Chester-le-Street, July 23 (IANS) Young left-arm pace bowler Arzan Nagwaswalla seems to have overcome his initial nervousness and begun to gel well with the team as he seeks to pick lessons from the seniors during the ongoing tour of England.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
US Secy of State Blinken to visit India to highlight 'shared priorities'
New York, July 23 (IANS) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is to visit India next week to strengthen cooperation and highlight shared interests, his spokesperson Ned Price announced on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Parull Chaudhry excited to play 'hoity-toity aunt'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Parull Chaudhry will soon be seen playing a prim and prom south Mumbai lady in the upcoming show "Bhagya Lakshmi".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
No farmhouses or any unauthorised structures in Aravali forest: SC
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday held that no unauthorised constructions, be it farmhouses, will be allowed on forest land, as it granted four more weeks to the Faridabad Municipal Corporation to remove encroachments on Aravali forest land, near Khori village.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Why can't IMD forecast extreme rainfall beyond 200 mm?
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) When mediapersons wanted to know the response of the Maharashtra government on Friday after massive landslides killed more than 40 people with several districts witnessing extreme rainfall and floods, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that there is a need to change the definitions of the terms used by the weather department.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
40 children trafficked from Assam rescued in Sikkim, 2 arrested
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Forty children including 16 girls and two adults trafficked from Assam have been rescued in Sikkim and brought back here on Friday, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RIL's Q1FY22 net profit jumps 66% to Rs 13,806 cr
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported a 66.7 per cent growth in its year-on-year consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30, at Rs 13,806 crore.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India trip on Sri Lankan spinners, get bowled out for 225
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) Coach Rahul Dravid's decision to field five ODI debutants, three of whom could bat, failed to pay off as India were bowled out for 225 in the 44th over in the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Around 60,000 people benefited under PM YUVA Yojana: Govt
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government on Friday said that around 60,000 candidates benefited under the Pradhan Mantri YUVA (PM YUVA) Yojana, a pilot scheme for creating an enabling ecosystem for entrepreneurship development.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IYC protests against Lekhi for calling farmers 'mawalis', demands apology
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A day after Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi described farmers as "mawalis", hundreds of Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists on Friday staged a protest over the remark and demanded that she apologise to the farmers.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Yesterday Tibet! Today India! Tomorrow Ceylon? (Opinion)
The relationship between the Chinese and Tamil people date back to the Han dynasty in the second century BC. There had been cultural and trade relationships between the two peoples since then.
2021-07-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Administration's fear led to reverse exodus in Bengal: Dilip Ghosh (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Going by the results of the Assembly elections held in West Bengal earlier this year, it can be safely said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has emerged as the principle opposition party in the eastern state.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi govt releases Rs 293 cr to North MCD for salaries: Minister
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday said the government has given an advance of Rs 293 crore to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for disbursing alaries to its employees.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Snapchat new lenses to help users train like Olympians
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Popular social media platform Snapchat on Friday announced that the official Olympics account on the platform will have an innovative Augmented Reality (AR) Lens.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Odisha CM asks officials to remain fully prepared for third wave
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked officials to remain fully prepared to tackle a possible third wave of Covid-19, which may hit by August end.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Support for Afghan Taliban increasing in Pakistan
Kabul/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As the battle wages in Afghanistan between the Taliban and the Afghan forces, there is increasing support for the Taliban in the tribal areas of Pakistan.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Curbs increased in Kerala as Covid TPR crosses 13%
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) With the daily test positivity rate crossing 13 per cent on Friday as 17,518 people turning Covid positive from 1,28,489 samples tested in the past 24 hours, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said lockdown norms will have to be strengthened.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Olympics: Tokyo starts fresh chapter despite opening shorn of glamour
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Applying high-end technologies, including virtual and augmented reality, and merging that with traditional Japanese motifs, the organising committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games put together an opening ceremony that lacked the glitz and glamour of previous editions but was apt for the current situation of a world ravaged by the Coronavirus pandemic.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Demand for admission in Chennai Corporation schools soars amid pandemic
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) With the Covid-19 pandemic leading to people losing work, especially those who are self-employed or employed in private firms, there are some cases, where both the husband and wife have suffered from job losses, and here, their focus is on reducing their expenses, especially on children's school fees.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Dream Debut: Zomato's market cap near Rs 1 lk cr at the end of day's trade (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Stocks of online food delivery platform Zomato made a stellar debut on the stock markets with market valuation crossing the Rs 1 lakh crore mark during the initial hours of trade on the first day.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian Navy to be part of 325th Russian Navy Day celebrations
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Indian Navy will participate in the 325th Navy Day celebrations of the Russian Navy and carry out maritime exercises with them to enhance military ties.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Israel to examine tighter controls on export of spywares like Pegasus
London, July 23 (IANS) An Israeli commission reviewing allegations that NSO Group's Pegasus spyware was misused by its customers to target journalists and human rights activists would examine whether rules for Israel's export of cyberweapons such as Pegasus should be tightened, a senior MP said, The Guardian reported.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Global cues push up equities, Zomato's Mcap crosses Rs 1 lk cr (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) India's key equity indices made marginal gains on Thursday following supportive global cues.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
redBus announces rollout of India's first vaccinated bus service
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a first for the bus transport sector, redBus, India's largest online bus ticketing platform, announced the launch of vaccinated bus services across 600+ major routes in the country.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Complainants not allowed inside police station for wearing half-pants
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) In a bizarre incident two persons who went to the police station to register a complaint were not allowed inside because they were wearing half-pants. The incident created a lot of controversy forcing the Kolkata police to order an inquiry.
2021-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Deal with any bid to disrupt free, fair polls with iron hand: SC
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday emphasised that nobody can be permitted to dilute the right to free and fair election and that any attempt of booth capturing and/or bogus voting should be dealt with an "iron hand".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SEBI extends timeline for top 100 companies to hold AGM
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Friday extended the timeline for the top 100 companies to hold their Annual General Meetings (AGM) due to the ongoing pandemic situation.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rajnath lauds Army's tough terrain expedition in Himalayan region
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flagged-in the Indian Army's skiing expedition -- ARMEX-21 -- which aimed to enhance tourism in the Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to the higher altitude areas of Uttarakhand, here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society,Politics
23 km green corridor in Delhi saves life of BSF constable
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police on Friday created a 23 km green corridor in the city from Jasola to Rajendra Place, to help transport a cadaveric liver.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nadda to visit Goa to review BJP poll preparedness
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) BJP chief J.P. Nadda will be on a two-day visit to Goa from Saturday to review the party's preparedness for the upcoming Assembly elections due early next year.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exiled Tibetans ask China to resume dialogue
Dharamsala, July 23 (IANS) A day after the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Tibet Autonomous Region, the democratically elected Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on Friday asked him to resume dialogue between Tibetan representatives and the Chinese government.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
The Hundred takes England cricket by storm
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Hundred ball format cricket, which finally came to life this week after four years of ideation, turned out to be a super-hit in the first two matches as it didnt just boost the viewership of womens cricket but was also the most-watched cricket match this year in England.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
England winger Sancho signs up with Manchester United
London, July 23 (IANS) Premier League club Manchester United have completed the transfer of England winger Jadon Sancho. The transfer done for £73m moves Sancho from Borussia Dortmund to United till June 2026, with an option of extension by a year.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Develop method to avoid delay in filing appeals, SC to CBI chief
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday criticised the CBI over the delay in filing an appeal in a corruption case, remarking that there is a probability of a modus operandi being adopted by officers in a bid to save the accused.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Playing older character on-screen was fun: Gauahar Khan
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Gauahar Khan, who plays a pivotal role in her latest film "14 Phere", says that it was a fun ride for her to portray an elderly funny lady on-screen.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi reports 58 new Covid cases, one death
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The national capital reported 58 new Covid cases and one death in the last 24 hours, as per the daily health bulletin released by the Delhi government on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Second Manipur activist, held for FB post, freed after HC order
Imphal, July 23 (IANS) Manipur activist Wangkhemcha Wangthoi was released from the central jail following a High Court order on Friday, five days after his associate Erendro Leichombam was freed on the Supreme Court's orders. The duo had been detained under the National Security Act for their Facebook posts criticising BJP leaders for advocating cow dung and cow urine as cure for Covid-19.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Manipur,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
YouTube hits 10 bn Play Store download milestone
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) The Google-owned YouTube app for Android users has surpassed a whopping 10 billion downloads on the Google Play Store.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Hyd's T-Hub unveils Global Markets Accelerator Programme 2.0
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Innovation hub and ecosystem enabler Technology Hub (T-Hub) on Friday launched the Global Markets Accelerator Programme 2.0 in partnership with La Trobe University, selecting three Australian growth stage startups.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Technology
Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen to share 'American stories' in new book
London, July 23 (IANS) An upcoming book titled 'Renegades: Born in the USA', which is a collection of candid, intimate, and entertaining conversations between Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, and legendary musician Bruce Springsteen, will be published in October this year.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Road ahead even more daunting that in 1991: Manmohan Singh
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that the road ahead is "even more daunting" than during the 1991 economic crisis and the nation would need to "recalibrate its priorities to ensure a dignified life for all Indians".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Man held in Gurugram for creating fake IDs
Gurugram, July 23 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's flying squad has arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly creating fake Aadhaar, PAN and voter cards from Nathupur village in Gurugram, the police said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hubble telescope back in action, releases new images
Washington, July 23 (IANS) NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has returned to full science observations and released new images, following recovery from a computer anomaly that suspended the telescopes observations for more than a month.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Now learn piano, guitar live on WhiteHat Jr in India (Ld)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Leading edtech platform WhiteHat Jr on Friday launched live online classes in music -- starting with piano and guitar -- in India and the US, as the company aims to create a one-on-one music experience for kids to help them build confidence and boost their cognitive development.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Education
Parents launch 'No Vaccine No School' campaign in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) Parents in Rajasthan have launched a "No Vaccine No School" campaign to protest the state government's decision to reopen schools from August 2 for all classes from Nursery to class XII.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
5 held for flesh trade in Bihar's Lakhisarai district
Patna, July 23 (IANS) The Lakhisarai police arrested five persons, including two girls, for alleged flesh trade on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC raps DJB for 'petition after petition', nixes latest plea
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday told the Delhi Jal Board to refrain from filing a flurry of petitions in connection with its dispute with Haryana government for not releasing sufficient water to the capital.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
TN health department to seal gutka, paan shops
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Health department will take stringent action against shops selling 'gutka' and 'paan' which are banned in the state. A study by the health department revealed that nearly 30 crore of these items were sold in the state in the past eight years.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Esha talks about title track of her show 'Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Television actress Esha Kansara says that the title track of her upcoming show "Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana" is a soulful rendition, which has become even more special since it has been sung by Shreya Ghoshal.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Karnataka releases answers for SSLC exams on its website
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) A day after the Class 10 examinations ended, the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) released the key answers for Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) exam or Class 10.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
2 US states see outbreak of drug-resistant superbug fungus
Washington, July 23 (IANS) A drug-resistant "superbug" fungus is spreading rapidly in the US states of Texas and Washington, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Tibetan bodies resent awarding Winter Olympics to Beijing
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Four Tibetan organisations based in Switzerland have filed a complaint against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with the Swiss National Contact Point in Bern for alleged violation of OECD guidelines over the awarding of the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports,Politics
Shah to meet all NE CMs in Shillong, discuss law & order, Covid
Shillong/Agartala, July 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will meet the Chief Ministers, Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police of all the eight northeastern states in Shillong on Saturday and discuss various issues, including law and order, and the Covid-19 situation, officials said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Shooters all set to launch India's gold quest at Olympics
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's 10m air rifle women's duo of Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan and the men's 10m air pistol pair of Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma will kick off India's medal hunt at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday, with the four being among the best prospects to bring home medals from the quadrennial showpiece.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Yogi govt to recruit Sanskrit teachers
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government will recruit Sanskrit teachers in Uttar Pradesh to boost the Sanskrit language and overcome the shortage of teachers in Sanskrit schools.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Olympics: Jadhav to pair up with Deepika in archery mixed team event
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Pravin Jadhav's better performance compared to Atanu Das in the ranking round has prompted him to be paired with Deepika Kumari for the archery mixed team event. The event, making its debut in the Olympics, will he held on Saturday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Now, friend of Kerala transwoman, who committed suicide, found dead
Kochi, July 23 (IANS) Even as Kerala Police has begun its probe into the death of first transwoman gender radio jockey Ananyah Kumari Alex, who was found hanging at her flat near Kochi on Tuesday evening, her friend Jiji Raj was now found dead on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 Cong workers enroute Sidhu's coronation killed in road mishap
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Three Congress workers were killed and at least 50 persons were injured in a head-on collision between a private bus and a Punjab Roadways bus in Moga district on Friday, the police said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana Dalit leader quits BJP
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Senior Telangana Dalit leader Motkupalli Narasimhulu on Friday resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), citing lack of recognition within the party and indicting Etala Rajender, who is accused of grabbing Dalits' land.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Adivi Sesh on 'Major' release: Important to be seen the right way
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Actor Adivi Sesh, who is busy wrapping up the final schedule of his upcoming bilingual film "Major", says that the movie has elements designed for a theatrical release.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Terrorism
If you feel the character, audience will feel it too: Muskan Bamne
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Television actress Muskan Bamne, who is currently seen playing the role of Pakhi Shah in the daily soap "Anupamaa", feels that actors should always give their 100 per cent to any character they play on-screen.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Now Kerala govt employees have to affirm that not taken or given dowry
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) In wake of a spate of suicides by young women in the previous month and the day-long fast undertaken recently by Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, a new Kerala government order has asked all state government employees to give an affidavit to their departmental heads that they have neither taken or given dowry.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
AIADMK to protest on July 28 against DMK for not fulfilling poll promises
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) The opposition All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will hold protests on July 28 against the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) government for not fulfilling most of its poll promises such as cancellation of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) exam, reduction in petrol, diesel and cooking gas prices, among others.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
J&K police seek public's help after arrest of culprits behind terror website
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Days after five persons were arrested for secretly working behind the blog site kashmirfight.wordpress.com, police said on Friday it has received inputs from several quarters about rumours floating around on the arrest and investigation of several accused persons in connection with the inquiry into the matter.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Much improved, women's hockey team aims to impress
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) India was one of the six teams invited to participate when women's hockey made its Olympics debut in 1980 at Moscow. India finished fourth behind Zimbabwe, Czechoslovakia and Soviet Union.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
realme unveils new watches, buds in India
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Smartphone brand realme on Friday launched new products, including smartwatches and buds, for Indian consumers starting at Rs 1,499.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Samsung introduces upgraded network solutions
Seoul, July 23 (IANS) Samsung Electronics said on Friday that it has released upgraded software-defined networking (SDN) solutions to help mobile operators and enterprises better manage their 5G networks.
2021-07-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Pranitha Subhash is missing big screen big time
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Pranitha Subhash, who features in the film "Hungama 2", is missing the big screen.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
When Vijay Varma played 'very convincing trypanophobic'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor Vijay Varma took to social media on Friday to share the news with fans and followers that he has been fully vaccinated for Covid-19 prevention.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
OnePlus aims to sell 2.5 cr Nord 5G units in 2.5 years (Ld)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Buoyed by the strong buzz around its newly-launched 'make in India' Nord 5G, leading smartphone brand OnePlus said on Friday that by the end of 2023, the accumulated sales volume of the Nord 5G product line will reach 2.5 crore units.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gig economy to boost employment of Indian women in formal sector: UNDP report
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The rise of the gig economy in the wake of Covid-19 has the potential to boost women's employment in the formal sector, according to a report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Men's hockey preview: Pressure on India to make a strong start
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Eight-time champions India open their Tokyo Olympic Games men's hockey campaign against New Zealand at Oi Hockey Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Narcotic tablets seized at Chennai Foreign Post Office
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) The Customs Department on Friday said it has seized 100 methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA) tablets that arrived from Germany in a parcel.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka HC provides relief to Twitter India MD in Loni assault case
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Friday gave relief to Twitter India Managing Director Manish Maheshwari by directing the Uttar Pradesh police to conduct an inquiry on him through video conferencing.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Global warming may limit spread of dengue fever: Study
New York, July 23 (IANS) Global warming could limit the spread of dengue fever but could also affect Wolbachia as a biological control agent, according to new research.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Bird flu reported in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) Bird flu has been reported from a poultry farm at Koorachundu in Kerala's Kozhikode district, official sources said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Environment/Wildlife
Hosts in the way of 4th straight Chinese clean sweep in table tennis
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Table tennis powerhouse China will seek their fourth straight clean sweep of table tennis titles at the Olympics while host Japan may provide the strongest challenge, as the Tokyo 2020 competitions get underway at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Saturday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Indian consumers showing reduced anxiety due to vaccine coverage
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As the vaccination coverage increases in India, consumers are turning less anxious about Covid infection and are raising their discretionary expenditure, showed a Deloitte survey.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
100 seismic stations in next 5 years
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As many as 100 seismic stations will come up in the next five years to increase the detection capability of earthquakes up to magnitude 2.5 throughout the country, 35 of which would be completed by December 2021, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
India field 5 ODI debutants for first time in over 40 years
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) India on Friday fielded five debutants in a One-day International (ODI) for the first time in over 40 years. Sanju Samson, Nitish Rana, Chetan Sakariya, Krishnappa Gowtham and Rahul Chahar got their ODI caps at the R Premadasa Stadium in the inconsequential third ODI against Sri Lanka.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Markets in Delhi's Tilak Nagar shut till July 27 for Covid norms violation
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As the Covid appropriate norms continue to be flouted at markets in the national capital, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has ordered the closure of different markets in Delhi for specfic periods.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Balakrishna, Boyapati Srinu shoot Akhanda climax in TN
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Telugu actor Nandamuri Balakrishna has started shooting for the climax scene of his upcoming film "Akhanda" in a temple in Tamil Nadu.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
BJP legislators to pick new CM nominee: K'taka minister
Chitradurga, July 23 (IANS) Amid talk of a change of leadership in Karnataka, state Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister, K.S. Eshwarappa on Friday said the Bharatiya Janata Party high command will not impose its decision concerning the CM nominee on the party. Instead the party's legislature meeting will elect the new Chief Minister as and when the leadership change takes place in the state, he added.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kerala Minister denies 1mn vax doses lying unutilised
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) Kerala State Health Minister Veena George on Friday dispelled media reports that over one million doses of Covid vaccines are lying unutilised in the state.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Son Heung-min signs fresh four-year deal with Tottenham
London, July 23 (IANS) Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur have announced that South Korea's Son Heung-min has signed a four-year contract with the club till 2025.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Oppn leaders slam Bihar government in legislators' assault case
Patna, July 23 (IANS) Opposition leaders in Bihar have slammed the Nitish Kumar government for suspending only two constables for the assault on legislators.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Goa rain: CM inspects damage in low lying areas
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Friday visited rural areas in North Goa, where flood-like situation has emerged after heavy rain over the last 10 days.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Goa AAP offers cake to commuters as petrol crosses Rs 100/ltr
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party in Goa on Friday offered cake to bikers and four-wheeler drivers at petrol stations in Panaji to 'celebrate' the rising prices of fuel, which creeped past the Rs 100-mark in the coastal state.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Tamil Nadu to promote thermal power projects
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedo), involved in the generation and distribution of power, will be speeding up the thermal power projects in the state.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Pankaj Tripathi: If I don't play endearing characters, I will get bored
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Pankaj Tripathi has wowed the audience with his negative characters such as Kaleen Bhaiya from "Mirzapur" and the power-hungry Guruji from "Sacred Games". He has also made many hearts melt with his endearing roles in films such as "Bareilly Ki Barfi" and "Criminal Justice".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hypertension, digestive diseases and diabetes are among the top three most prevalent NCDs
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the apex trade association of the country, as part of its 'Illness to Wellness' campaign, today unveiled India's largest primary healthcare survey report on the rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in the county followed by a virtual panel discussion.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Do you need IIT to understand: SC nixes plea against ban on firecrackers
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea challenging the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, which imposed a complete ban on the sale and use of firecrackers amid Covid-19 pandemic in Delhi-NCR and other cities, having poor air quality index (AQI).
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
'If Brahmins, Dalits join hands, BSP will win in UP'
Ayodhya, July 23 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Satish Chandra Mishra, on Friday, explained the mathematics of power to Brahmins at the Prabuddha Varg Sammelan and said that the Ram temple would be completed in the BSP regime.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Singer Geet Sagar on his double debut as actor-lyricist with '14 Phere'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Singer Geet Sagar, who has lent his voice for song tracks in movies like "Chhichhore", "Jagga Jasoos" and "The Tashkent Files", is now gearing up for a double debut with the movie "14 Phere".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Afghan forces recapture district in Herat
Kabul, July 23 (IANS) Afghan security forces launched a counter-offensive and recaptured Karukh district in Herat province on Friday, killing 15 Taliban militants.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
RS proceedings washed out second day in a row
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Rajya Sabha business was washed out second day in a row on Friday due to the opposition's insistence on probe in the Pegasus snooping issue.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thousands ofdead fish found floating in Yamuna
Agra, July 23 (IANS) People living along Yamuna river bank in Agra were shocked to see thousands of dead fish piled up along the ghats, early Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
S.Korea to extend toughest social-distancing rules in capital area
Seoul, July 23 (IANS) South Korean health authorities on Friday announced a decision to extend the toughest social-distancing rules in the capital area for two more weeks amid the continued Covid-19 resurgence.
2021-07-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Bavuma reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
Dubai, July 23 (IANS) South African captain Temba Bavuma was on Friday reprimanded for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first T20I against Ireland in Malahide, Dublin on July 19.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Philippines to impose travel ban on Malaysia, Thailand
Manila, July 23 (IANS) The Philippines will ban inbound travellers from Malaysia and Thailand from July 25 to 31 to prevent the spread of the highly infectious Covid-19 Delta variant, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Internet needs a native currency like Bitcoin: Twitter CEO
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) The online world needs a global currency, and our focus is on Bitcoin because with this cryptocurrency, we can reach every single person on the planet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has stressed.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sreeshankar and Irfan given go-ahead for Olympics
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Friday decided against withdrawing the entries of long jumper Murali Sreeshankar and 20km race walker KT Irfan from the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Prayagraj to develop tourist sites before Kumbh 2025
Prayagraj (UP), July 23 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning to develop several tourist attractions in Prayagraj ahead of the Maha Kumbh in 2025.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
More rain expected in flood-hit Chinese province as typhoon approaches
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) More rainfall is expected to lash China's flood-ravaged Henan province on Friday, as typhoon In-Fa is gaining strength and churning towards the eastern part of the country, according to forecasts from the national observatory.
2021-07-23
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Drone shot down in Jammu is from same series brought down earlier
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir police said on Friday that the threads used in the drone shot in Akhnoor area by the security forces earlier in the day were the same as those of the one used for dropping payloads at Air Force Station (AFS) Jammu.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Kerala: Eyebrows raised after gold smuggling accused's friend dies in accident
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) The death of the friend of Arjun Ayanki, an accused in the Gold smuggling case, in a road accident has raised eyebrows.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Give Indian coaches opportunities too: IM Vijayan
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former Indian football team striker and Bhaichung Bhutia's long-time partner upfront, I M Vijayan feels home-bred coaches should be given more opportunities to showcase their skills, as lack of prospects could lead to frustration.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
No fixed timeline can be given at present for completion of Covid vaccination: Govt
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government on Friday said that no fixed timeline can be indicated at present for the completion of the vaccination drive.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Families of UP terror suspects claim innocence
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Nearly a fortnight after the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) arrested five persons for their alleged links with the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, an offshoot of Al-Qaeda, their families are now claiming that they are innocent and should be released.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pegasus in Kashmir: More than 25 from valley were selected as potential targets
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Besides Delhi-based Kashmiri journalists and a prominent civil society activist critical of official policy towards Jammu and Kashmir, more than 25 people from the Kashmir Valley were selected as potential targets of intrusive surveillance between 2017 and mid-2019 by an as yet unidentified government agency that is also believed to be a client of the Israeli company NSO Group, according to leaked records reviewed by The Wire.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Defence/Security
NCLAT says any further action on Piramal's DHFL Resolution Plan subject to 63 moons plea
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) 63 moons technologies on Friday said the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) clarified that any step taken in the DHFL matter in furtherance of the resolution plan will be subject to the outcome of its appeal.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
S.Korea, US hold vice foreign ministerial meeting in Seoul
Seoul, July 23 (IANS) South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun and visiting US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman on Friday held the ninth round of the South Korea-US vice foreign ministerial strategic dialogue in Seoul.
2021-07-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Significant presence of micro-plastics in the Ganga: Study
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Ganga river is polluted with multiple kinds of plastic, with the highest concentration at Varanasi, and micro-plastics samples being found at Haridwar, Kanpur and Varanasi, a new study by Toxics Link has found.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Nokia unveils 4G feature phone in India
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Friday launched a newA4G feature phone -- Nokia 110 4G -- in India at Rs 2,799.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
65 buried in Maha hillslides, landslides, many more trapped (Ld)
Raigad (Maharashtra), July 23 (IANS) In a series of massive disasters, at least 65 villagers are reported buried alive in hillslides and landslides that occurred in Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara districts of the state following torrential rains, top officials said here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid cases surge 80% in LA
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Los Angeles County, the most populous in the US, reported Thursday 2,767 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, an alarming 80 per cent increase over the last week amid the Delta variant surge.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Garrm Coat' is very close to my heart, says Fawad Khan
New Delhi, July 23 (IANSlife) Actor Fawad Khan came to be recognised all across the subcontinent when the superhit web series 'Churails' established him as a scene-stealer. He will now be seen as the narrator of Rajinder Singh Bedi's classic story, 'Garrm Coat' in Zee Theatre's new series 'Yaar Julahay'.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Designer Hemant Trivedi X Purp Style Labs to Launch his Eponymous Label
New Delhi, July 23 (IANSlife) In an 'acquisition and collaboration spree' fashion house, Purple Style Labs (PSL) joins hands with veteran fashion designer Hemant Trivedi. The firm recently secured all rights in the 'Hemant Trivedi' brand and has also brought the designer on board. Trivedi will act as creative-head of the business vertical, a part of PSL's portfolio of brands.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
India win toss, field five debutants in 3rd ODI vs Sri Lanka
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) India, who are fielding five debutants in the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka, have won the toss and elected to bat here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
India improves in UN's Survey on Digital & Sustainable Trade Facilitation
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India has scored 90.32 per cent in the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific's (UNESCAP) latest Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
China's subdued demand, new Covid strain potential threats to global trade: EEPC India
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Subdued demand in China along with new Covid strain are potential threats to global trade said EEPC India.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nearly 1 in 2 Indian adults have poor quality of life: Study
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Nearly one out of two Indian adults (46.2 per cent) have a poor quality of life, according to a survey released on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ayushmann's biggest regret: Not getting to meet Kishore Kumar
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana on the occasion of Guru Purnima, which falls on Saturday, has acknowledged the impact that late singer-actor Kishore Kumar has had on his life and career.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pegasus row: Rahul demands Shah's resignation, SC probe against Modi (Ld)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Upping the ante against the government, former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday described Pegasus as a weapon and demanded resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CM & Sidhu bury hatchet, reminiscence old times, hint at bigger battles
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Extending support to the protesting farmers who have been staging protests at Delhi borders for over 250 days against the three contentious farm laws enacted by the central government, Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday said the real issue was theirs.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
NZ reports 19 new Covid cases in managed isolation
Wellington, July 23 (IANS) New Zealand on Friday reported 19 new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation, but no fresh community infection, according to the Ministry of Health.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Manpreet Singh-led India to make a cautious start in Tokyo
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Ahead of the Indian men's hockey team's opener against New Zealand in Pool A on July 24, captain Manpreet Singh said that his boys would look to make a cautious start given that the opponents "are very good" and "I have a lot of respect for the way they play".
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Mukhyamantri Chiranjeevi Swasthya Bima Yojana: Over 1.2 lakh benefit from free treatment
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) In less than three months of its launch, the Mukhyamantri Chiranjeevi Swasthya Bima Yojna of the Rajasthan government has benefited over 1.2 lakh people of the state. The scheme was launched when the nation was struggling with the second wave of the COVID pandemic and the cashless treatment facility has helped lessen the pinch of treatment expenditure for many.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
J&K LG inaugurates 7 power infrastructure projects
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday inaugurated seven power infrastructure projects worth Rs 10.11 crore, including a new receiving station and power augmentation in the Kashmir Division.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
66% Indians want to travel to drive away destinations
New Delhi, July 23 (IANSlife) Indians are looking at travel in newer ways and exploring flexible, nearby travel and travel to work remotely, according to new YouGov research conducted in May 2021.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Kulbhushan Kharbanda: Shakaal inspired by Ernst Stavro Blofeld's role from 'James Bond'
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Veteran actor Kulbhushan Kharbanda's portrayal of 'Shakaal' in the film "Shaan" goes down in history as the most iconic villain in Bollywood. He says the Hindi film character was inspired by Ernst Stavro Blofeld from the "James Bond" series.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Markets in green, Zomato makes dream debut (Ld)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) India's key Indian equity indices made marginal gains during post-noon trade session on Thursday following supportive global cues.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Increase protein intake to stay healthy
New Delhi, July 23 (IANSlife) With hectic lifestyles, meeting deadlines, erratic work hours, nutrition intake is severely impacted. Hence, lifestyle diseases like diabetes, hypertension etc are on the rise and it's time to face some hard facts, says an Indian nutrition expert.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
How successful is Indian cricket? (Column: Close-in)
The phenomenal rise in the quality and quantity of Indian cricketers is being appreciated by one and all. The young brigade of Indian cricketers who normally would have warmed the bench as reserves have flourished magnificently on being given opportunities.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan's Covid caseload tops 1mn mark
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) With the detection of 1,425 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, Pakistan's overall infection tally on Friday crossed the 1 million mark amid the fourth wave of the pandemic, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Concerned China will closely monitor India-Nepal developments
New Delhi, July 23: Is China worried about the change in government in Nepal? In an article, the Beijing headquartered Global Times, noted that 'the Nepali Congress will likely lead the countrys foreign policy towards a 'favourable direction for India.' However, it also maintained that despite this Nepals relations with China will remain solid.
2021-07-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Fortnite developer Epic files new complaint against Google
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Fortnite developer Epic Games has renewed its fight against the app store restrictions, filing a new complaint against Google in its anti-trust lawsuit.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shilpa Shetty's 1st Insta post after husband's arrest talks of 'surviving challenges'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra has shared a cryptic note on social media talking about surviving challenges from a book penned by James Thurber.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Aus state declares Covid outbreak national emergency
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) Authorities in New South Wales (NSW), Australia's most populous state, on Friday declared the ongoing unabated Covid-19 outbreak as a national emergency, calling for redirection of vaccine supplies.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Afghan forces evict Taliban from around Kunduz city
Kabul, July 23 (IANS) Afghan special forces on Friday evicted Taliban militants from several villages from around Kunduz city, capital of the northern Kunduz province, a top police official said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
China considering sending boots into Pak to safeguard nationals after bus blast: Media
New Delhi, July 23: China is considering sending boots on the ground in Pakistan following the killing of nine Chinese engineers in last weeks bus blast in the countrys northern district.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Prevent frizz in the humidity
New Delhi, July 23 (IANSlife) The rainy season is a relief after hot summers, but with it comes humidity and no one appreciates sticky and unpleasant weather. Humidity also causes serious hair problems. When faced with a particularly humid day, even the most perfectly coiffed and blow-dried styles devolve into frizzy disasters.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Was racially stereotyped by South African teammates: Paul Adams
Johannesburg, July 23 (IANS) Former South African spinner Paul Adams has told Cricket South Africa's (CSA) Social Justice and Nation-Building hearings that racial stereotyping was rampant during his playing days and that he was called by several names, including 'brown s***' by fellow teammates.
2021-07-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Christians express reservations about Yogi's population policy
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Carrying forward the debate on Yogi Adityanath's population policy, the Christian community in Lucknow has expressed its reservations about it.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
NRIs send investment proposals to Yogi govt
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) More than 50 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) have expressed their keenness to set up industries in Uttar Pradesh, of which 32 are already in touch with the state government to invest about Rs 1,045 crore in Noida-Greater Noida, Lucknow, Kanpur, Gorakhpur and Prayagraj.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Beauty trends spotted at Cannes 2021
New Delhi, July 23 (IANSlife) Cannes Film Festival 2021 has just concluded, and with the trendiest fashion, the red carpet also gave us a glimpse into some of the best beauty looks for the upcoming season.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Do you have a clubhouse in your apartment building?
New Delhi, July 23 (IANSlife) On your quest of finding that perfect home, buyers not only study the apartment itself but also look out for those additional amenities that come along with it. One of the most popular features has always been the Clubhouse that many builders provide, especially in large townships or building complexes. The real estate players have understood the importance of focusing on clubhouses as this amenity can be a big temptation or draw for a potential buyer while finalising their purchase.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
30 buried in Maha hillslide, many others trapped
Raigad (Maharashtra), July 23 (IANS) In a potentially massive tragedy, at least 30 villagers are reported buried alive when a portion of a hill crashed on their homes following torrential rains, officials said here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jharkhand: Nilambar-Pitambar Jal Samridhi Yojana making barren land green
Ranchi, July 23 (IANS) Under the "Nilambar-Pitambar Jal Samridhi Yojana" launched in Jharkhand, barren land is becoming green. Under this scheme, which has been started with the aim of saving rain water, raising greenery and increasing prosperity, work is being undertaken across 4,000 gram panchayats. The state government claims that in many districts greenery is now becoming visible on barren and sandy land.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Must not be afraid: K'taka HC junks Amazon, Flipkart plea against CCI probe
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Friday dismissed a plea by Amazon and Flipkart against a probe initiated by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for the alleged violation of competition law.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Women, minorities under-represented in tech workforce: Report
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) About 90 per cent of global businesses struggle with inclusion and diversity practices within their technology teams, while just 10 per cent implement it, according to a report released on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Pfizer jab provisionally approved for Australians aged 12-15
Canberra, July 23 (IANS) Australia's medical regulator on Friday provisionally approved Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 years.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Krish Chauhan: 'Punyashlok Ahilyabai' has been the best teacher of my life
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Child actor Krish Chauhan's track is coming to an end in "Punyashlok Ahilyabai". He says the knowledge he has gained is immeasurable and tags the show as "the best teacher" of his life.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
2 LeT terrorists killed in Sopore encounter refused to surrender (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists who were killed in an encounter with the security forces in North Kashmir's Sopore, refused to surrender and instead opened indiscriminate fire, police said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
US CDC hints at Covid booster doses for 'immunocompromised'
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is considering to incolate all "immunocompromised" people with additional doses of the Covid vaccines, amid surging infections from the Delta variant, the media reported.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Sean Penn refuses to return to work until 'Gaslit' cast&crew get Covid jabs
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Actor filmmaker Sean Penn will not resume work on the series "Gaslit" until the entire cast and crew get Covid-19 vaccines.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Hollywood
Vinesh Phogat's angry outburst for physio not getting accreditation
Budapest, July 23 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist wrestler Vinesh Phogat made an angry outburst through her Twitter handle late on Thursday night, expressing her disappointment at her physiotherapist Poornima Ngomdir not being given accreditation by the Indian Olympic Association despite sending the request long back.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Hungary,Sports
Zomato delivers stellar debut; Mcap reaches Rs 1L cr (Ld)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Stocks of online food delivery platform Zomato made a stellar debut on stock markets with market valuation crossing Rs 1 lakh-crore-mark.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NZ suspends quarantine free travel with Australia
Wellington, July 23 (IANS) Quarantine free travel from all Australian states and territories to New Zealand will be suspended from 11.59 p.m. on Friday night over Covid-19 concerns.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Tata, Boeing Hyd plant delivers 100th Apache chopper fuselage
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL), a joint venture between India's Tata Group and American aerospace giant Boeing on Friday announced the delivery of the 100th fuselage for AH - 64 Apache combat helicopter from its facility in Hyderabad.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Politics
Punjab crisis has been resolved: Rahul
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Days after the Congress appointed Navjot Singh Sidhu as the party's Punjab chief, Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that the crisis has been resolved.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
POCO F3 GT with Dimensity 1200 chipset launched in India
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Smartphone brand POCO on Friday unveiled its much-anticipated device -- POCO F3 GT -- with the latest 6nm Dimensity 1200 chipset in India that will be available on Flipkart from July 26.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Bengal may get its first woman DGP
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) With West Bengal Director General of Police Virendra scheduled to retire in August, bureaucratic activities are underway to choose his successor, and if there is no surprise development then the state might get its first woman DGP.
2021-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Portugal extends Covid state of calamity
Lisbon, July 23 (IANS) The Portuguese government has announced that the current "calamity situation", its highest response to a national emergency, will be extended until August 8, as the country has hit a four-month high of new single-day Covid-19 cases and deaths.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Portugal,Politics
RS adjourned after suspended MP refuses to leave
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As suspended MP Santanu Sen refused to withdraw from the House, the Deputy Chairman adjourned the Rajya Sabha till 2.30 p.m.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Match practice crucial before I-League qualifiers: Bengaluru United coach
Bengaluru, 22 July (IANS) Adapting training tactics to factor in a long period of inactivity will be integral to his team's preparation for the I-League qualifiers, says Bengaluru United coach Richard Hood.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
'Decolonize your bookshelves, beauty standards, minds' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Anasuyabai Kale played an active role during the freedom movement for which she was jailed and refused to apologise in return for being released. One of Indias first women parliamentarians, she was the inspiration for her great-granddaughter Supriya Kelkars debut novel "Ahimsa".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Palestine welcomes UN council's move to probe Israeli violations
Ramallah, July 23 (IANS) Palestine has welcomed a decision by the UN Human Rights Council to form an independent international commission to investigate Israeli violations.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics
'Fast food majors need to improve practices in India'
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In view of the increasing threat of zoonotic diseases, an NGO has criticized multinational fast-food companies for not ensuring safety standards in producing chicken items and has alleged that many of these companies do better in Europe but not in India thus exposing the people to health risk.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
1st human death due to bird flu causes panic in G'gram village
Gurugram, July 23 (IANS) After the first fatal bird flu case was reported from Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences that came from Gurugram's Chakkarpur village, the Health and the Animal Husbandry departments here have swung into action and launched a survey as a precautionary measure.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Cuba slams latest US sanctions
Havana, July 23 (IANS) The Cuban government has denounced the latest sanctions imposed against the island nation by the US administration.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Cuba,Politics
IT services firm Vee Technologies expands global footprint
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) IT services provider Vee Technologies on Friday announced the opening of a new delivery centre in the Philippines to expand its global footprint.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Dismal show by men's archers in ranking round
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Indian archers -- Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav and Tarundeep Rai -- finished with rankings outside the top-30 in the individual mens ranking round on the opening day of the Tokyo Olympics, at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports
US SC urged to overrule Roe v. Wade abortion decision
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The Attorney General of Mississippi has urged the US Supreme Court to overrule the landmark Roe v. Wade decision when reviewing the state's ban on virtually all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Chile to open borders to fully-vaccinated citizens, foreign residents
Santiago, July 23 (IANS) Chile will open its borders starting from July 26 to citizens and foreign residents returning from abroad who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, Undersecretary of Public Health Paula Daza said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Vodafone Idea shares dip as SC dismisses plea on correction of AGR calculation
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Shares of Vodafone Idea plunged over 7 per cent on Friday after the Supreme Court dismissed the plea by telecom operations to correct the alleged errors in Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) calculation.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'YSRCP MPs to fight in Parliament until demands are met'
Amaravati/New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP and senior YSRCP leader V. Vijayasai Reddy on Friday said all the party MPs were fighting in Parliament for the benefit of Andhra Pradesh on issues such as special category status, Polavaram, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) and others.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid: 50% rise in young patients with eating disorders in UK
London, July 23 (IANS) There has been a significant rise in the number of young people -- under 20 -- being hospitalised for eating disorders in England as a result of the Covid pandemic, the media reported.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Women's hockey preview: Rani-led side to take on Netherlands
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) After appearing in the Olympics for the first time in 36 years at the 2016 Rio Games, the Indian women's hockey team is set for the first time in history to take part in their second consecutive Olympic Games in Tokyo.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports
OnePlus aims to sell 25 mn Nord 5G units by 2023: India head
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Buoyed by the strong buzz around its newly-launched 'make in India' Nord 5G, leading smartphone brand OnePlus said on Friday that by the end of 2023, the accumulated sales volume of the Nord 5G product line will reach 25 million units.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Chunky Panday decodes why anthologies are so popular
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actor Chunky Panday feels the reason behind the growing popularity of anthologies on OTT is because of their variety and as they are "easy watchers".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
4 killed, 10 injured in Mumbai house collapse
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) At least four persons were killed, and 10 others injured when a single-storey house crashed in Govandi suburb of northeast Mumbai, BMC Disaster Control said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sharp rise in travel-related Covid cases in Ireland
Dublin, July 23 (IANS) Ireland has witnessed a sharp increase in travel-related Covid-19 cases, and according to a public health official, people should not consider international trips at this time unless they were fully vaccinated against the virus.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G smartphone launched in India
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a bid to expand its 5G smartphones portfolio, Samsung India on Friday unveiled its latest Galaxy A22 5G sametphone that is said to be the first phone with 5G connectivity in the A-Series.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Deeply distressed by the course of events in House: Venkaiah Naidu
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said he was "deeply distressed" by the happenings in the Rajya Sabha and added that the snatching and tearing of paper is a clear assault on democracy.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US initial jobless claims rise to 419,000
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Initial unemployment claims in the US increased to 419,000 last week, indicating a bumpy recovery amid the recent Covid-19 resurgence, the Labour Department reported.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Italy makes Green Pass mandatory for indoor dining
Rome, July 23 (IANS) The Covid Green Pass will be mandatory to enter restaurants, cafes and other indoor dining eateries in Italy starting from August 6, the government announced.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Shantanu Sen suspended for remaining part of RS session
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Trinamool MP Shantanu Sen was suspended on Friday for the remaining part of the Monsoon Session a day after he snatched the papers from IT Minister Ashwani Vaishnaw in the Rajya Sabha.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jacqueline flaunts 'sexy back'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez set the mercury soaring with a glamorous picture flaunting her "sexy back" on social media.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
21 killed, dozens injured in Ecuador prison riots
Quito, July 23 (IANS) At least 21 prisoners were killed and several others injured during riots in two prisons in Ecuador, the Attorney General's Office said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Ecuador,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kerala Assembly witnesses multiple walkouts by opp
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) The second day of the second session of the 15th Kerala Assembly on Friday saw multiple walkouts by the Congress-led Opposition and both walkouts pertained to corruption issues in which the ruling CPI-M-led government allegedly had crucial roles.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
WhiteHat Jr launches 1:1 live online music classes in India
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Leading EdTech company WhiteHat Jr on Friday announced to foray into delivering live online classes in music, starting with piano and guitar, as it aims to create a unique one-on-one music experience for kids to help them build confidence and boost their cognitive development.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology
Abbas, Israeli Minister discuss peace, security issues
Ramallah, July 23 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held a phone conversation with Israeli Minister of Public Security Omer Barlev to discuss peace and security issues in the region, an official media report said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Raima Sen: Unfair to blame an actor for project's failure
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Raima Sen says it is unfair to blame an actor for a project's failure because it is teamwork and everyone is responsible.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
S.African health regulator probes 28 deaths recorded after jabs
Johannesburg, July 23 (IANS) The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) said it was probing the deaths of 28 people who apparently died after being administered with a Covid-19 vaccine.
2021-07-23
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
Suspension motion against Trinamool MP Sen
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Minister of State V. Muraleedharan on Friday moved a suspension motion against Trinamool Congress MP Shantanu Sen for remaining part of the session of the day after he was involved in alleged unparliamentary behaviour a day ago.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
1st humanitarian flight enters Ethiopia's Tigray
United Nations, July 23 (IANS) The first humanitarian flight entered Ethiopia's Tigray region after two months carried more than 30 aid workers as fighting had blocked a relief convoy into the conflict-ridden region, a UN spokeswoman said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Brazil to field only two athletes during Tokyo opening ceremony
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) The 300-plus Brazilian contingent at the Tokyo Olympic Games will be represented at the opening ceremony later on Friday by only two athletes -- flag bearers Bruno Rezende and Ketleyn Quadros.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Pegasus row: Rahul demands Shah's resignation, SC probe against Modi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Upping the ante against the government, former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday described Pegasus as a weapon and demanded resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Markets trade in green; healthy response to Zomato's debut
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) India's key equity indices made marginal gains during per-noon trade session on Thursday following supportive global cues.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Shefali Shah: I always wanted to direct a film
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) National award-winning actress Shefali Shah, who is making her directorial debut with the short film 'Happy Birthday Mummyji', says that helming a film was always on her bucket list.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Instagram tests new feature to curb targeted harassment
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) With an aim to curb targeted harassment, Facebook-owned Instagram is now testing a new feature called "Limits".
2021-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Death toll in S.Africa unrest rises to 337
Johannesburg, July 23 (IANS) The death toll from the week-long violent protests and looting across South Africa, which were triggered following the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma, has increased to 337, according to a government official.
2021-07-23
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Pause on fuel hike enters Day 6
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) continued with the pause on fuel price revision for the sixth consecutive day on Friday, the longest brake applied in weeks, as global development on oil production and rising US inventories softened crude and product prices.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Israel reimposes several restrictions
Tel Aviv, July 23 (IANS) Israel has reimposed several coronavirus-related restrictions, limiting the entrance to large events, restaurants, gyms and other places only to people who have been vaccinated.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Cholera kills 60 people in Nigerian capital
Abuja, July 23 (IANS) At least 60 people have been killed by a cholera outbreak since May in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, a government official said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Nigeria,Health/Medicine
Zomato flies on market debut, up 68% from issue price
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) After a massive response to its IPO, online food delivery platform Zomato recorded a robust debut on the stock market on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NetApp Excellerator startups in India innovating in future tech
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Cloud software company NetApp on Friday announced that eight new Indian tech startups, part of its accelerator programme, are now innovating in the fields of deep tech, including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), cloud and data.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Africa's Covid 3rd wave at crossroads: WHO
Nairobi, July 23 (IANS) The third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Africa is at a crossroads, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Kenya,Health/Medicine
Jimmy Sheirgill: Actors now have another option with OTT
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actor Jimmy Sheirgill is three web-series old and is looking forward for more opportunities on the platform. He has played pivotal roles in series like "Rangaaz Phirse", "Your honour" and the recent "Collar Bomb".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cong, Sena, DMK protest over snooping issue in Parliament premises
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Congress, Shiv Sena and the DMK on Friday staged a protest against the government over the alleged Pegasus project.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Constantly motivating youngsters the duty of seniors: Sreejesh
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Veteran Indian hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh says that it is the duty of the experienced players to make the juniors aware of the magnitude of the task at the Olympics, and that it's not enough to just represent the country.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports
SC dismisses telcos plea seeking correction in AGR calculation
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a big setback for telecom companies, the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed their plea seeking correction of alleged errors in Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) calculation.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Chip shortage to continue for up to 2 years: Intel CEO
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger has said that the massive chip shortage will continue for at least two more years before the industry is able to completely catch up with the demand.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Bloomsbury signs up with UK's New Frontier Publishing for children's bookk
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bloomsbury Publishing India Private Ltd. has signed up with New Frontier Publishing (NFP), a leading publisher of the UK's primary school-age books, to exclusively represent the marketing and distribution of their titles in the Indian subcontinent.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
AIADMK to fight vigilance raids legally, politically
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK is on the course of taking legal recourse against the Directorate of Vigilance and Crime Branch (DVAC) raids conducted at 21 places related to former state transport minister and party leader, M.R. Vijayabhaskar.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kartik Aaryan set to play pilot in 'Captain India'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan has been roped in to star in filmmaker Hansal Mehtas next titled "Captain India".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
15 killed, 26 injured in Pak rain-related incidents
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 26 others injured in separate rain-related incidents during the recent spell of heavy rain in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, according to disaster management authorities.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
2 Cr vaccinated from Covid in TN: Govt
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian has said that two crore people have been administered vaccines against Covid-19 in his state as of Thursday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Thailand mulls new incentive to woo int'l visitors
Bangkok, July 23 (IANS) Thailand is considering to unveil an "island hopping" tourism program, allowing quarantine-free foreign travellers arriving in the resort island of Phuket to "hop" to other seaside destinations, in the latest step to boost the country's tourism sector.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Samsung offering special trade-in for new foldable smartphones in US
Seoul, July 23 (IANS) Samsung Electronics is running a special trade-in programme in the US for its upcoming new foldable smartphones, industry insiders said on Friday, amid its push to expand its customer base of foldable handsets.
2021-07-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Piyush Goyal, Naqvi meet RS Chairman over paper snatching incident
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Leader of the House, Piyush Goyal, Deputy leader of the House Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V. Muraleedharan met the Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday morning.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Snapchat reaches 293 mn daily users
San Francisco, July 23 (IANS) Snapchat has announced that it now has 293 million daily active users in the second quarter this year, an increase of 55 million year-over-year.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Yogi curbs on BSP brahmin conclaves
Ayodhya, July 23 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has imposed curbs on the much-publicized 'Brahmin Sammelans' of the Bahujan Samaj Party that begin on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Bangladesh go 1-0 up against Zimbabwe with eight-wicket win
Harare, July 23 (IANS) Fine half-centuries by Mohammad Naim (63 not out) and Soumya Sarkar (50) helped Bangladesh defeat hosts Zimbabwe by eight wickets in the opening T20 International at the Harare Sports Club to go 1-0 up in the three-match series.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Iran inaugurates major oil pipeline to bypass Hormuz Strait
Tehran, July 23 (IANS) Outgoing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated a major onshore pipeline that allows the country to bypass the Hormuz Strait for crude oil exports.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
7 Indian Navy teams start flood rescue in Maharashtra
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Western Naval Command, Mumbai has mobilised flood rescue teams and helicopters to provide assistance to the state for rescuing those marooned in flood-hit areas of Raigad and Ratnagiri, defence officials said here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IED-loaded drone shot down in J&K
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) In a major anti-terror action, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday shot down a hexacopter carrying five kilo explosives in Akhnoor sector of Jammu, officials said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Eijaz Khan on 'Bigg Boss' going digital: It's a sensible thing to do
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actor Eijaz Khan, who is gearing up for the release of the second season of web-series "City Of Dreams", says it is sensible to stream the controversial reality show "Bigg Boss" on OTT.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
54.7% of EU adults fully vaccinated against Covid
Brussels, July 23 (IANS) More than half, or 54.7 per cent, of the adult population in the European Union (EU), equivalent to over 200 million people, have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, a European Commission spokeswoman said here.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine
Brother, sister held for duping Maha company of Rs 1.27 Cr
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), July 23 (IANS) A brother and his sister have been arrested for allegedly duping a company in Maharashtra of over Rs 1.27 crore on the promise of getting data entry work done for it.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ravi Kishan to introduce pvt member Bill on population control in LS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Uttar Pradesh Ravi Kishan and a few other MPs in the Lok Sabha are going to introduce a Private Member Bill on population control on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Nord Stream 2 pipeline to start operation despite US pressure'
Moscow, July 23 (IANS) The Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline will soon become operational despite the US' attempt to politicise the project, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
ECB leaves key interest rates unchanged
Frankfurt, July 23 (IANS) The European Central Bank (ECB) said that it has decided to leave key interest rates unchanged and revised its forward guidance according to the new 2 per cent symmetric inflation target.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Covid self-isolation alerts threaten food supplies in UK supermarkets
London, July 23 (IANS) Supermarkets in the UK have warned that the rising number of retail workers being forced to self-isolate due to Covid-19 has started to threaten the availability of some products.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India logs 35K Covid cases 483 deaths
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India on Friday recorded 35,342 cases of Covid and 483 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Blacks, Hispanics among hardest hit by Covid-19: Study
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Deaths from all causes combined increased dramatically since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic for certain demographic groups in the US, particularly for Black and Hispanic communities, even when accounting for socioeconomic factors, according to a new study.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,International
Naseemuddin Siddiqui faces vigilance grilling in memorial scam
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Vigilance Department grilled Congress leader and former BSP minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui for hours over two days in connection with the Rs 1,400 crore scam involving construction of memorials in Lucknow and Noida during Mayawati's regime.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Deepika qualifies ninth, to face Bhutanese archer in first elimination round (Ld)
Tokyo July 23 (IANS) Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumar finished a creditable ninth after the women's individual ranking round, notching up a total of 663 points, on the opening day of the Tokyo Olympics at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field, the venue of the archery competitions, on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Bodies of woman, 3 kids found in Agra house
Agra, July 23 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman and her three children, aged 14, 11 and 8 years, bled to death after their throats were slit by an unidentified intruder in their house.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Targeted Covid-19 sampling to begin in Lucknow
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is launching a targeted sampling drive for Covid-19 from Friday in areas that had reported high caseload during the first and second waves of the pandemic.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
KL Meena to introduce pvt member Bill for uniform civil code in RS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's Kirodi Lal Meena on Friday will introduce The Uniform Civil Code in India Bill, 2020 in the Rajya Sabha as a Private Member Bill.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IMF board approves policy reforms to support low-income nations
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a set of policy reforms to the concessional lending facilities to better support the recovery of low-income countries (LICs) from the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
US launches airstrikes to support Afghan forces: Pentagon
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The US military in the past few days conducted airstrikes in Afghanistan to support the war-torn country's security forces, the Pentagon said.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Rift in U'khand Cong, Navprabhat refuses to take charge
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former Uttarakhand Minister Navprabhat, who was a contender for the state Congress chief's post, has decided not to be part of any committees announced by the party.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
West Indies-Australia 2nd ODI suspended after Covid+ test
Bridgetown, July 23 (IANS) The second One-day International between West Indies and Australia was postponed minutes before the start at the Kensington Oval after a non-playing staff of the home side tested positive for Covid-19.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Chinese President makes surprise visit to Tibet
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping has made an unannounced visit to Tibet.
2021-07-23
Category: International, India,International
Tahir Raj Bhasin: Feels amazing to finish dubbing for my projects
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin feels extremely fortunate to be getting good work despite the pandemic crippling the entertainment industry of India. He says it feels amazing to finish dubbing for his work projects and watch them come alive.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Guinea to finally send athletes to Olympic Games
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Following extensive discussions with the International Olympic Committee, Guinea, an African nation, has decided to send its five-member contingent to the Tokyo Olympic Games after pulling out of the quadrennial showpiece, citing resurgence of Covid-19 variant.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 192.5 mn
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 192.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.12 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.74 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Adarsh Gourav: I want to play a track athlete
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor Adarsh Gourav says his dream role is to play a track athlete someday as he was one back in school but never a great one.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Deepika finishes 9th in ranking round, to take on Bhutanese archer next
Tokyo July 23 (IANS) Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumar finished a creditable ninth after the women's individual ranking round, notching up a total of 663 points, on the opening day of the Tokyo Olympics at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field, the venue of the archery competitions, on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports
2 terrorists killed in Sopore encounter
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Two terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security at Warpora area of Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district, officials said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine benefits 'far outweigh' risks: CDC
Washington, July 23 (IANS) The benefits of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine far outweigh its potential risks amid an ongoing review of reports of a rare neurological disorder, according to an advisory panel to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Retailers in Germany call on public to get Covid-19 vaccination
Berlin, July 23 (IANS) Together with major retail companies such as the Rewe Group and Aldi, the German Retail Federation (HDE) appealed to the public to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in a statement published on Thursday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine,Politics
UK reports another 39,906 coronavirus cases
London, July 23 (IANS) Britain has reported another 39,906 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 5,602,321, according to official figures released on Thursday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
I owe everything to theatre, says Sherni actor Sampa Mandal
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) "To portray the emotions of a character effectively, it is important to understand her back story. The same may not show in the expressions, but the actor must live with it to do complete justice. And that is where theatre training comes in," says actor Sampa Mandal, who was recently seen in the movie 'Sherni as Jyoti, the tribal woman.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Terrorist killed in Sopore encounter
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) One terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Warpora area of Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district, officials said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Emily Blunt: Really appreciate that Dwayne Johnson comes from struggle
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Emily Blunt has opened up working with Dwayne Johnson in the upcoming film "Jungle Cruise". The actress talked about how she takes career advice from him and shared that she really appreciates that the Hollywood star comes from struggle.
2021-07-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Saudi announces Hajj season free from Covid-19
Riyadh, July 23 (IANS) Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday the successful conclusion of this year's Hajj season, free from the Covid-19 and other contagious diseases, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
Karisma Kapoor gifts five pair of shoes to contestant Pruthviraj
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Karisma Kapoor, who will soon be seen as a chief guest in a dance reality show, surprised a contestant by gifting him five pairs of shoes.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pooja Hegde gives an update on 'Radhe Shyam'
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Actress Pooja Hegde, who will soon be seen in multilingual love story "Radhe Shyam", alongside actor Prabhas, says that the film has almost finished shooting.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Parineeti Chopra: Playing Saina Nehwal was fulfilling
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra says that watching her movie "Saina" on television is going to be a fulfilling experience. She recalls the days she spent preparing for the role.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Brunei reports 2 more imported Covid-19 cases, 311 in total
Bandar Seri Begawan, July 23 (IANS) Brunei reported two new imported Covid-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the national tally to 311.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Brunei Darussalam,Health/Medicine,Politics
One killed, 28 injured in minibus crash in Italy
Rome, July 23 (IANS) At least one was killed and 28 were injured after a minibus went off the road on the Italian island of Capri on Thursday, according to local sources.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka to vaccinate school teachers on priority
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) All teaching and non-teaching staff of state-run, aided and private schools across Karnataka would be vaccinated on priority ahead of resuming classes, as the pandemics second wave wanes, said Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Thursday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Active Covid cases dip below 25K in Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) For the first time since March, active Covid cases declined below 25,000 in Karnataka, as 1,653 new cases were reported, while 2,572 were discharged in a day, said the state health bulletin on Thursday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Czech PM unhappy as six test Covid positive in Tokyo (ld)
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) The Czech Olympic Committee has come under fire from the country's Prime Minister after six athletes and officials tested positive for Coronavirus in Japan.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
BJYM launches 'Cheer4India - Be Like an Olympian' campaign
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP, on Thursday launched a 'Cheer4India - Be Like an Olympian' campaign, a day before the Olympic Games commences in Tokyo on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Kannada-speaking students to be trained online for govt jobs
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Karnataka would offer online training to enhance the competitive ability of Kannada-speaking students for government jobs, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Thursday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Trinamool has long history of working against Parliamentary values: Nadda
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a scathing attack on Trinamool Congress members' 'misbehaviour' in the Rajya Sabha with Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, BJP chief J.P. Nadda said on Thursday that the Trinamool has a long history of working against the dignity of the Parliament.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karnataka to bring all communities save SC/ST/OBCs into EWS category
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) In a bid to placate all communities in the state, the Karnataka cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, on Thursday decided to include all those communities, not part of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes list, into the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) reservation quota.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
TN Congress Chief demands Amit Shah's resignation over snoopgate
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Congress chief K.S. Alagiri on Thursday demanded the resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah over the Pegasus snooping row.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Karnataka lowers stamp duty on apartments below Rs 45 lakh
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) In a bid to revive reality sector in the state, Karnataka on Thursday decided to slash stamp duty on registration of apartments that cost Rs 35-45 lakh from five per cent to three per cent.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Rajasthan schools to re-open from August 2
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara on Thursday announced that all schools in the state, closed during the ongoing pandemic, shall re-open from August 2.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Olympics: Fewer than 1,000 to watch opening ceremony in stadium: official
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) Only about 950 people, including officials and reporters, will be allowed to watch Friday's opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics in the main stadium, a senior official from the organising committee said on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Road accident kills 4, 3 minors drown to death in Bihar
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Four youths travelling on two bikes died after a bus mowed them down in Bihar's Nalanda district on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
1,549 water bodies repaired, renovated, restored till March 2021
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A total of 1,549 water bodies have been taken care of under the 'Repair, Renovation, and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies' scheme, up to March 2021 with the central assistance of Rs 469.69 crore released to states, the Parliament was informed on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Djokovic wary of 'greatest tennis player' debate ahead of Olympics
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic has kept a low profile toward the debate about who's the greatest tennis player in history before kicking off his Tokyo Olympic campaign.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
16 Telangana districts see flooding due to heavy rains
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) As many as 16 Telangana districts have been affected by floods on Thursday amid heavy rains and inflows into the state.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Odisha CM inaugurates TCPL tea packaging unit
Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated a tea packaging unit of Tata Consumer Products Limited (TCPL) at the Gopalpur Industrial Park in Ganjam district.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Gujarat to reopen Classes 9 to 11 from July 26
Gandhinagar, July 22 (IANS) After giving the nod for Class 12 and colleges to resume offline education last week, the Gujarat government on Thursday announced that Classes 9 to 11 could also commence from July 26, subject to 50 per cent capacity and approval of students' parents.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
BJP MPs from Odisha meet Piyush Goyal over PMGKAY 'irregularity'
Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) Alleging unethical practices in the implementation of the PMGKAY scheme in Odisha, a delegation of BJP MPs from the state, including two Union ministers, met Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday and demanded a probe into the matter.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Congress demands CBI probe into PM-KISAN 'scam' in Assam
Guwahati/New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Assam on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the PM-KISAN scheme in the state, claiming that one third of the 36 lakh farmers in the state who received financial support under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme were not eligible for financial help.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Former CBI Chief Alok Verma added to Pegasus list after being sacked
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Pegasus leaked list contains numbers of former CBI Director Alok Verma and his family, and of Rakesh Asthana, against whom the CBI had filed a case, The Wire reported.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Encounter breaks out at J&K's Sopore
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Sopore town in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Thursday evening, officials said.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Godiyal named Congress' Uttarakhand chief
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday appointed Ganesh Godiyal as the new Uttarakhand unit chief, replacing Pritam Singh who has been named the legislative party leader, while former Chief Minister Harish Rawat will head the Campaign Committee for next year's poll.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics: IOA to give Rs 75 lakh to gold winner at Tokyo
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A day before the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the Indian Olympic Association has announced cash awards to the medal winners and the National Sports Federations (NSFs) that are participating in the mega event.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Tough draw for Mary Kom in Tokyo boxing competition
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) Six-time World Champion MC Mary Kom of India, who is hoping to add another medal to her bronze from London 2012, has been handed a tough draw for the Olympics boxing competition on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
KTR to donate 100 custom vehicles to disabled on birthday
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Telangana IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Thursday said he will donate 100 custom vehicles to people with disabilities as part of 'Gift a Smile' initiative on his birthday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Avert untoward incidents amid incessant rains: AP Minister
Amaravati, July 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Municipal Administration Minister Botcha Satyanarayana on Thursday directed Municipal Commissioners across the state to ensure that no untoward incident occurs amid incessant rains.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Mamata likely to meet Modi in Delhi on July 28
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July in the national capital during her coming trip to Delhi, sources said.
2021-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Andhra asks Centre to prevail upon Telangana on Krishna waters
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Even as the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) officials prepare to implement a recent gazette notification from the Jal Shakti Ministry that all projects on Krishna and Godavari rivers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to be managed by the respective boards, the Centre on Thursday said that the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister requested it to prevail upon Telangana to stop at once the indiscriminate withdrawal of water for power generation.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lingayat seers continue to rally behind Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Even as Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa continued to appeal to his community seers and supporters not to protest against the BJP central leaders' decision, more than hundred Veerashaiva-Lingayat seers on Thursday made a beeline to his residence to express their support.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
23 Bodo militants, including top leaders, surrender in Assam
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) Twenty-three militants of National Liberation Front of Bodoland (NLFB) led by their chief and other top leaders surrendered in Assam on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Warm-up gives India game-time and injury headache
Chester-le-Street (Durham), July 22 (IANS) India's three-day tie against County Select XI, their sole warm-up game in the lead-up to the five-match series against England, ended in a draw but added to their problems after pace bowler Avesh Khan, who is a standby, got injured on the first day and looks likely to be ruled out of the tour.
2021-07-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Internet goes dark for many as Akamai suffers outage
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Web services company Akamai Technologies on Thursday suffered a massive outage, leading to several websites facing downtime, including in India, like Zomato.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Richa and I have shifted together to a new place: Ali Fazal
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actors Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha, who have been dating each other for quite some time now, have moved in together recently.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
4 killed as rains pound Maha, thousands marooned in coastal areas (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) At least four persons were reported killed as torrential rains pounded Maharashtra on Thursday for the second time in five days, hitting the coastal Konkan and western parts severely, officials said.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Pegasus story an attempt to malign Indian democracy: IT Minister
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With the Pegasus snoopgate leading to ruckus in the Parliament, Union Electronics and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Thursday that the news story on snooping was an attempt to malign India's democracy and its institutions.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Heavy rains across Western Ghats wreaks havoc in Karnataka
Hassan/Mangaluru (Karnataka), July 22 (IANS) Incessant rainfall across the Western Ghats on Karnataka's borders with Kerala, Maharashtra, and Goa on Thursday wreaked havoc by causing landslides, coastal erosion, collapse of houses and submerging bridges in Kodagu, Hassan, Mangaluru and Belagavi districts, impacting lives of the local people.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
After quiting as CM, want to tour state for next 10-15 years to build BJP: Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Hours after hinting that he would resign, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday said that he would continue to tour the state and ensure the BJP retains Karnataka in the 2023 Assembly polls and also wins 25 seats in 2024 General Elections.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Rumana Sultana tops HS exams in Bengal, scores 499 out of 500
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Though the West Bengal Council for Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) -- the board responsible for conducting Higher Secondary exams in the state -- did not release any merit list because no formal exams were held this year owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the marks scored by the students on the basis of an evaluation pattern, a Muslim girl student has topped the exams.
2021-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Andhra CM puts state on alert amid incessant rainfall
Amaravati, July 22 (IANS) Amid warnings of incessant rains in Andhra Pradesh issued by the Met department, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday put the state on alert.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
India, China to soon hold military talks to resolve border issues
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India and China will soon hold the 12th round of Corps Commander level talks at Chushul to iron out the agreement for the next phase of disengagement in Eastern Ladakh.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Madras HC prevents state from buying buses that are not disabled-friendly
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Thursday restrained the Tamil Nadu government from purchasing buses for public transport unless they are disabled- friendly.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Olympics: Germany hockey captain allowed to wear rainbow colours at Tokyo
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) The international Olympic Committee has allowed Germany womens team captain Nike Lorenz, to wear a rainbow colour band on her socks at the Tokyo Olympic Games to support sexual diversity.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
'May have full sympathy, but..': SC declines to hear plea for extra UPSC bid
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to issue directions to the Centre and the UPSC to grant an extra attempt to aspirants, who exhausted their last attempt at the prestigious civil services exam in October last year.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pegasus affair: Maha Congress protests outside Raj Bhavan
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Leaders of the Maharashtra Congress along with ministers, legislators, journalists, lawyers, social activists and others held a full-throated protest outside the Raj Bhavan demanding a probe into the Pegasus snooping revelations, here on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Olympics: Richarlison hat-trick helps Brazil beat Germany (ld)
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) Forward Richarlison scored the first hat-trick in the men's football event at the Tokyo Olympics as defending champions Brazil defeated 2016 finalists Germany 4-2 at the International Stadium, Yokohama, on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
All the allegations, all the finger-pointing should be at the customer: Pegasus spyware seller
London, July 22 (IANS) The maker of the powerful spy software allegedly used to hack the phones of various people around the globe says blaming the company is like "criticising a car manufacturer when a drunk driver crashes", the BBC reported.
2021-07-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Defence/Security,Technology
Amarinder seeks Lekhi's resignation for dubbing farmers as 'hooligans'
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Even as he condemned the alleged attack on a journalist at the farmers' protest site in Delhi's Jantar Mantar, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday demanded immediate resignation of Union minister Meenakshi Lekhi for dubbing the farmers as 'hooligans'.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Andhra registers 1,843 more Covid cases, 12 deaths
Amaravati, July 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Thursday recorded 1,843 new Covid cases, taking the state's overall tally over 19.4 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 23,571.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India committed to work with G20 countries for a better world: Minister
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Reiterating its stand on 'Nature Based Solutions' (NBS) and 'Sustainable Finance', India on Thursday said the contexts and perspectives should be guided by the stage of economic development, national circumstances and priorities, and must not come at the cost of developing countries' competitiveness, equity and development.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
J&K sees 172 Covid recoveries, 84 new cases, 1 death
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) Recoveries outnumbered new cases in J&K on Thursday as 172 patients recovered while 84 new cases and one death was reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
1,023 fast track courts set up for rape, POCSO Act cases: Irani
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A total of 1,023 fast track special courts have been set up for speedy disposal of rape and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, the Parliament was told on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Start restoration work of Meera Bai Memorial & Meera Mahal in Merta: MP
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) Rajsamand MP Diya Kumari on Thursday met Union Minister of Tourism and Culture, G. Kishan Reddy and raised the demand for restoration work of Meera Bai Memorial and Meera Mahal in Merta as well as for the approval of Maharana Kumbha Marg Memorial.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
From The Joker to the 'Russian Tank', 10 men who'll grab eyeballs in Tokyo
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Tokyo Olympics is all set to see several keen contests, but some of the men in the race for top medals are going be in the limelight more than the others. Who are these 10 men and what makes them so special?
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Bose unveils Sleepbuds II in India at Rs 22,900
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Leading audio maker Bose on Thursday launched new buds -- Sleepbuds II -- in India at Rs 22,900.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
HUL logs nearly 10% rise in Q1 net profit
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Hindustan Unilever (HUL) has reported a 9.6 per cent rise in its net profit, at Rs 2,061 crore, for the April-June quarter.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Chief Minister cannot break promise made in press conference, rules Delhi HC
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) In a significant judgment, the Delhi High Court on Thursday ruled that good governance requires that promises made to citizens by those who govern are not broken, as it held that the assurance/promise given by the Chief Minister is enforceable, both on the basis of the doctrines of promissory estoppel and legitimate expectation.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Olympics: Syrian 12-year-old Hend youngest athlete at Tokyo
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) Syrian table tennis player Hend Zaza, who is just 12 years old, is set to become the youngest athlete to compete in the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Security beefed up in Madurai for RSS chief's four-day visit
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Security in Madurai town and its surrounding areas has been beefed up for the four-day visit of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to the city. The RSS leader has reached Madurai and will be staying at Sai Nagar for four days till Monday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Defence/Security
3rd ODI: Buoyant India look to sweep series against SL (Preview)
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) After managing to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, the Indian limited-overs team is primed to sweep the ODI series 3-0 when it takes on Sri Lanka in the third and final ODI here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Vindicated, says Maha Congress on 'graft' in BJP's water scheme
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress said on Thursday that it has been proved right by a recent probe report confirming the corruption indulged in by the previous BJP-led government in the state in its Jalayukta Shivar Yojana, a rural water scheme.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Olympics: Mentally, physically ready for first game, hockey forward Mandeep
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) The Indian hockey team is mentally and physically ready to take on New Zealand in its opening match on Saturday, striker Mandeep Singh said on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
CBI files supplementary charge sheet against 4 in chit fund scam
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet against four persons in connection with its probe into a chit fund case in Assam.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian amateur photographer wins big at prestigious iPhone awards
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Indian amateur photographer Sharan Shetty on Thursday won 'First Place Photographer of the Year' at the annual iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) for his image titled 'Bonding, where a man and his horse commune in an empty landscape, offering each other comfort and soft words.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Closure of Indo-B'desh borders due to Covid devastates villagers
New Delhi, July 22: The closure of borders along India and Bangladesh due to the Covid 19 pandemic has led to erosion of incomes for hundreds of villagers living in that region. Though it failed to grab the attention of the mainstream media, authorities said that the scope of "border haats" -- local micro markets typically selling low value goods -- must be expanded at the earliest.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
OnePlus Nord 2 5G, Buds Pro launched in India
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Smartphone brand OnePlus on Thursday unveiled its latest OnePlus Nord 2 5G smartphone for the Indian consumers, starting at Rs 27,999.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Can't have two legal systems': SC nixes bail of BSP MLA's husband
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said India cannot have two parallel legal systems -- one for the rich and the other for small men -- as it cancelled the bail granted to Govind Singh, husband of BSP's Madhya Pradesh MLA Rambai, in a murder case.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indian, UK navies hold 2-day maritime drill in Bay of Bengal
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy and the Royal Navy of United Kingdom carried out a two-day maritime drill in the Bay of Bengal starting Wednesday to augment interoperability and adaptability in the ever-changing security scenarios.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Cut down steroids to avoid bone death post Covid
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Increased use of steroids for the treatment of Covid-19 has resulted in many problems from black fungus or mucormycosis to bone tissue death in patients who recovered from the deadly infectious disease, say doctors.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Frame charges against Kamat, Alemao in money laundering case: Goa court
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) A Goa trial court on Thursday directed the prosecution to frame charges against two former Chief Ministers, Digambar Kamat and Churchill Alemao in connection with a money laundering case involving a US-based firm Louis Berger filed by the Enforcement Directorate in 2015.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Low pressure to bring heavy rain in Odisha till Monday
Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) A fresh low pressure area has formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood and will trigger heavy rainfall in several places in Odisha for five days starting from Thursday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Jagan disburses Rs 491 crore to over 3 lakh women
Amaravati, July 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday disbursed Rs 491 crore to 3.2 lakh women under 'YSR Kapu Nestham' scheme.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Youth held in Bihar for alleged terror links
Patna, July 22 (IANS) A 20-year-old youth was arrested on Thursday during a raid in Bihar's Saran district for alleged terror links in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Mamata accuses Modi govt of showing vindictive attitude
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) A day after hitting out at the Centre during her Martyrs' Day speech, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday came down heavily on the BJP government at the Centre on the Pegasus issue, alleging that the raids conducted at media house Dainik Bhaskar's office is a result of the vindictive attitude of the (Narendra) Modi government.
2021-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Tackling infighting, dissent in states major challenge for BJP now
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Controlling differences and infighting among party leaders in state units is turning out to be a major challenge for the BJP.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Setting up central varsity part of Ladakh's 'unshackling from exploitation'
Leh, July 22 (IANS) For a region that remained snowbound for six months and whose children had to travel nearly 400 kms to seek admission in a graduate level college, Thursday's decision to establish a central university comes as a historic development.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Warm-up: Jadeja hits 51 as Indians declare at 192/3
Chester-le-Street (Durham), July 22 (IANS) The Indian Test team declared the second innings against County Select XI at 192/3 on the third and final day of their warm-up match here on Thursday. The Indian bowlers were left with a minimum of 32 overs to bowl out the home side which trails by 283 runs.
2021-07-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Chinese men start arming themselves at CPEC project sites in Pak
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With the Taliban beginning to wield its influence in Pakistan, Chinese workers have started arming in order to protect themselves while carrying out maintenance works at various China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in Pakistan, intelligence agencies stated.
2021-07-22
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Ladakh gets infra development corp to boost economy in the region
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) To boost socio-economic development in Ladakh, the cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved the establishment of an integrated multi-purpose infrastructure development corporation for the newly created Union Territory.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
'No way': China on WHO's plans to revisit Covid lab leak theory
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) China on Thursday accused the World Health Organisation of "arrogance" and a "disrespect for common sense" as it proposed a second phase investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic, media reports said.
2021-07-22
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
SEBI chief says IPOs like Zomato show maturity of Indian market
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Amid several concerns raised over the successful IPO of Zomato which has been running in losses, SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi on Thursday said that recent public offerings show the maturity of the Indian market that is accepting the business model of new age tech companies, which may not be valued through the conventional parameters of profitability.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Global cues lift equities; Sensex up over 600 pts (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Positive global cues along with rising risk appetite aided the equity markets to break the three session long losing streak on Monday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bengal declares Class 12 results, pass percentage 97.69
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Forty-five days after the West Bengal government decided not to conduct Madhyamik (Secondary) and Uccha Madhyamik (Higher Secondary) examinations this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) on Thursday announced the results for Class 12 students on the basis of an evaluation pattern decided by the state-appointed expert committee and the council.
2021-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
52 countries helped India during 2nd wave of Covid: Centre
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A total of 52 countries came forward to help India when the nation was hit by the second wave of Covid-19, the government said on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Olympics: Be careful in opening match, former stars warn India
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) The first match at the Olympics has always been a matter of concern for the Indian men's hockey team in the last eight editions since the Moscow Olympics in 1980, when they last won gold.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Mercedes-Benz prepares to go all-electric
Stuttgart, July 22 (IANS) Luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy
AP govt withdraws plea in SC against stay on Amravati 'land scam' probe
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) After the Supreme Court junked the Andhra Pradesh government plea against the quashing of criminal cases filed in connection with Amravati 'land scam', the state government on Thursday withdrew another petition against the stay imposed by the high court in the probe into the scam.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kisan Sansad: Farmers plan to carry on protest till Aug 13
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Protesting farmer leaders said on Thursday that they intend to continue with the 'Kisan Sansad' at Jantar Mantar in the heart of the national capital till August 13, the day the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament comes to an end.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Air passengers confident in onboard safety: IATA
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A majority of air travellers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near-term, said a survey report.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Sennheiser unveils new earphones in India
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) German audio brand Sennheiser on Thursday launched a new earphone --AIE 100 Pro -- that comes in two variants for the Indian consumers.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Himachal to open schools from Class 10 to 12 on Aug 2
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Thursday decided to open schools, comprising residential and partially residential schools, from Class 10 to 12 from August 2, while adhering to the Covid- 19 precautions.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Kerala Covid TPR goes over 12%, 12,818 new cases recorded
Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) Kerala continues to reel under Covid cases in Kerala as 12,818 new cases were detected from 1,03,543 samples tested in the past 24 hours, with the test positivity rate vaulting over 12 per cent, a state government statement said.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Haryana minister suspends two officials for irregularities
Gurugram, July 22 (IANS) Haryana Home and Urban Local Bodies Minister Anil Vij on Thursday ordered the suspension of two Sub-divisional Officers (SDOs), cancelled the extension of an executive engineer and ordered FIR against other Municipal Corporation Gurugram (MCG) officials following a surprise inspection at the Gurugram Municipal Corporation office here in Sector 34.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Audi launches three electric SUVs in India
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) German luxury car manufacturer Audi on Thursday launched three electric SUVs -- Audi e-tron 50, Audi e-tron 55 and Audi e-tron Sportback 55 -- priced between Rs 99.99 lakh and over Rs 1.17 crore (ex-showroom).
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India at Tokyo Olympics: Huge expectations, high aspirations
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The 127-member Indian contingent will enter the Tokyo Olympic Games with soaring expectations of returning with their best medal haul ever even as the pandemic plays havoc with their preparations and mental health.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Why Delta Covid variant is spreading rapidly
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) People infected with the Delta variant of Covid-19 produce far more virus than those infected with the original version of coronavirus making it very easy to spread, according to a study.
2021-07-22
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Sukhbir slams tax raids on media outlets
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday condemned the Income Tax raids on media outlets, saying the latter were being persecuted for exposing the NDA government's "mismanagement" of the Covid-19 pandemic, besides asking tough questions on the Union government's surveillance on politicians, journalists and activists through Pegasus spyware.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Media,Politics
Trinamool member tears Minister's Snoopgate statement in RS, BJP slams
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Chaos ensued in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday as a Trinamool Congress member snatched a statement on the snooping row from the hands of IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and tore it.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dalai Lama's close aides in Pegasus project data
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The phone numbers of a top ring of advisers around the Dalai Lama are believed to have been selected as those of 'people of interest' by the government clients of Israeli surveillance company NSO Group.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Congress slams govt for IT raids on media houses
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday slammed the government over IT raids on media houses and said that instead of protecting the nation, central agencies have now begun to act as poachers for intimidating the whistleblowers.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
12 BJP MLAs suspended from Maha Assembly for one year move SC
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court by 12 BJP MLAs from Maharashtra, challenging their suspension from the Assembly on July 5 for one year for "abusing' and misbehaving" with presiding officer, Bhaskar Jadhav.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tokyo Olympics: Brazil's Richarlison scores hat-trick against Germany
Yokohama, July 22 (IANS) Brazilian forward Richarlison scored a hat-trick in the match against Germany at International Stadium, Yokohama on Thursday. This is the first hat-trick scored in the men's football event at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Clarify on deaths due to oxygen shortage, Panneerselvam to Stalin
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) AIADMK Coordinator and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday hit out at Health Minister Ma Subramanian's statement that there had been no deaths in the state due to oxygen shortage, saying it "is like hiding a full pumpkin in a plate of rice".
2021-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
British officials frustrated as athletes struggle mentally in isolation
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) Officials of Great Britain team are getting infuriated at the refusal of authorities here to discuss the possible release 10 British athletes and staff who have been in quarantine for nearly a week.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports
China floods set alarm bells ringing for dams in fragile Himalayas
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) As China's central Henan province received its heaviest in 1,000-years as stated by the officials there -- Zhengzhou saw 624 mm of rainfall on Tuesday, with a third of that amount falling between 16:00 and 17:00 alone, the region witnessed massive floods due to the downpour killing over two dozen people and leading to evacuation of thousands across many cities and villages.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Oppn protests over farms laws, snooping; LS adjourned for the day
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday after opposition members staged protests on the floor of the House against the Pegasus snoopgate, three central farms laws, and deaths related to unavailability of oxygen during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TCS to invest Rs 600 crore in Kerala: Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is all set to invest Rs 600 crore at the Kinfra Electronic and Manufacturing Cluster at Kalamassery near Kerala's Kochi, the Assembly was informed on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
Anupam Kher, Neena Gupta share first look of 'Shiv Shastri Balboa'
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actors Anupam Kher and Neena Gupta took to social media on Thursday to share the first look of their new film "Shiv Shastri Balboa", directed by Ajayan Venugopalan.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two cops suspended for March 23 assault on legislators in Bihar
Patna, July 22 (IANS) The Bihar police have suspended two police personnel in connection with the alleged assault on two dozen legislators of opposition parties on the last day of the budget session in March this year.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Amardeep Phogat: Would love to work with Badshah again for his sheer energy
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Actor Amardeep Phogat and singer Badshah have come together for an upcoming untitled song. The actor and singer shot in Chandigarh for the track.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Reena Roy shares about working experience with Jeetendra
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actress Reena Roy and disco king Bappi Lahiri will be seen as special guests in the upcoming episodes of singing based reality-show "Indian Idol Season 12".
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Warm-up: Agarwal, Pujara dimissed before lunch, Indians extend lead
Chester-le-Street, July 22 (IANS) Mayank Agarwal (47) and Cheteshwar Pujara (38) put on 87 runs for the first wicket as the touring Indians reached 113/2 in 32 overs in second innings at lunch against County Select XI here on the third and final day on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Rs 10 lakh to kin of govt general insurance employees dying of Covid
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) The four government owned non-life insurers will pay ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh to the nominees of the employees who died due to Covid-19, a top leader of the General Insurance Employees All India Association (GIEAIA) said.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
DGGI unearths Rs 338 cr fake invoicing racket in Assam
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) has unearthed a Rs 338 crore fake invoicing racket in which fake input tax credit involving Rs 28.97 crore of Goods and Services Tax was generated, officials said on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Puducherry to conduct 3rd vaccination festival
Puducherry, July 22 (IANS) The Union Territory of Puducherry will conduct its third vaccination festival on July 23 and 24, officials said on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
More women in South India likely to opt for gaming career: Report
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Women (84 per cent) are more inclined to opt gaming as a career than men (82 per cent) in South India, according to a report.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
KCR directs ministers, officials to stay alert amid heavy rains
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Amid heavy rainfall in Telangana and massive inflows from upper riparian states into Godavari and Krishna rivers, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday instructed ministers and MLAs to remain in their districts to monitor the flood situation from time to time.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
E-commerce marketplace entity shall not sell any goods owned or controlled by it
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) In major changes to e-commerce rules, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs has specified that an e-commerce marketplace entity shall not sell any goods owned or controlled by it on such e-commerce marketplace platform. All the sellers on the platform shall only be third party sellers, and no e-commerce store can be run on the e-commerce marketplace platform.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Simba Nagpal impressed by Rubina Dilaik's 'boss lady nature'
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actor Simba Nagpal, who plays the protagonist Virat Singh in the show "Shakti: Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki", is impressed by the boss lady behaviour of co-star Rubina Dilaik, who won the reality TV show "Bigg Boss 14" last year.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vishal injured while shooting climax of his next
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Telugu actor Vishal, who is shooting for his next film -- tentatively titled "Vishal31" -- got injured while shooting for the climax scene of the action film.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'RRR' is about emotion with action and patriotism: Writer KV Vijayendra Prasad
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Screenwriter KV Vijayendra Prasad, who is also the father of filmmaker SS Rajamouli, has opened up about their upcoming big-budget entertainer "RRR". He says the film is about emotion with action and patriotism.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Finally, Amarinder agrees to attend Sidhu's 'coronation'
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Just a day ahead of his 'coronation', Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday extended an invite to all lawmakers for tea on Friday and then attend the ceremony of the new state Congress team taking charge led by Navjot Singh Sidhu.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Bihar govt directs DMs, SPs to keep an eye on orchestra operators
Patna, July 22 (IANS) A day after a high profile sex racket was busted in Rohtas district, the Bihar government directed all district magistrates and superintendents of police (SPs) to keep an eye on orchestra organizers and their recruitment process.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Czech Oly body launches probe after 3rd athlete tests positive
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) The Czech Olympic Committee (COV) has initiated an inquiry after a third athlete from their contingent tested positive for Covid-19.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Sonam Kapoor puts a full stop to pregnancy rumours
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has put an end to rumours about her being pregnant, with a post on social media.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shubhangi Atre loves digging into samosas during the rains
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actress Shubhangi Atre, popular as Angoori bhabhi in the sitcom "Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai!", finds the monsoon the best time of the year. She particularly loves digging into samosas during the rains.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tamil to be made communication language in govt offices in TN
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Minister for Tamil Official Language, Tamil Culture and archeology, Thangam Thenarasu on Thursday said that the state government has taken steps to ensure that Tamil is made the official communication language in government offices of the state.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Airtel upgrades postpaid plans for retail and corporate customers
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced new postpaid plans for retail and corporate customers.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Over 1,000 units across country over exploited groundwater
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) As many as 1,114 units across 15 states and Union Territories from out of total 6,965 units assessed have been categorised as 'over exploited' as per the 2020 assessment for Dynamic Ground Water Resources, the Parliament was informed on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Kerala researchers upbeat after documenting 1st black palm squirrel in subcontinent
Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) The journey to document what is billed as the first black palm squirrel to be scientifically documented in the Indian subcontinent, has taken a team of research professionals from Kerala 13 long years.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Riythvika on being directed by Arvind Swami: It's an honour
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Tamil actress Riythvika says that to be directed by actor Arvind Swami in upcoming anthology "Navrasa" was an enthralling experience for her.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pegasus story is concocted, fabricated and evidence less: BJP
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Referring to alleged reports of snooping of prominent citizens using Israeli Pegasus spyware, senior BJP leader and union minister Meenakshi Lekhi on Thursday said that these kinds of stories are concocted, fabricated and have no evidence.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Animated film "Vivo" to release on August 6
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The animated musical adventure film "Vivo", directed by Kirk DeMicco, is all set to release on August 6.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
108-year-old dies before SC agrees to hear case he filed over 50 years ago
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) He pursued a land dispute for over five decades, more than half of his life, but died before he could see the legal battle, which he had fought vigorously, reach its finality in the Supreme Court.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Farmers begin 'Kisan Sansad' at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A group of 200 farmers reached the Jantar Mantar amid multi-layer security on Thursday to launch their agitation against the three Central farms laws in the heart of the national capital.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Sameera Reddy shares a message on self acceptance and self love
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actress Sameera Reddy took to social media on Thursday to highlight the importance of self acceptance and self love for our emotional wellbeing.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Adhyayan Summan releases teaser of new single 'Jab se dekha ise'
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actor-singer Adhyayan Summan released the teaser of his upcoming single "Jab se dekha ise" on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sonu Sood, Farah Khan come together for a music video
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood and filmmaker Farah Khan have joined hands for a music video project.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bank of Baroda official jailed in fraud case
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A CBI court on Thursday sentenced the then manager of a Bank of Baroda branch and another person to four years rigorous imprisonment in connection with a bank fraud of Rs 2.74 crore.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kirti Kulhari: We don't have to be men to experience somethings in life
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actress Kirti Kulhari took to social media on Thursday to talk about her passion for riding bikes.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aussie women footballers make unique statement against racism
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) The Australian women's football team posed with an Aboriginal flag and linked arms while standing on the halfway line to make their own special statement against racism ahead of their opening group match in the Tokyo Olympics against New Zealand.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Rs 6,322 cr PLI boost for specialty steel manufacturing
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) In a major development for the country's steel sector, the Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for manufacturing of specialty steel, with an outlay of Rs 6,322 crore.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Alia Bhatt gives glimpse of her skincare routine
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Alia Bhatt gave a glimpse of her skincare routine on Instagram. She shared a teaser video clip of her routine.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Artist Pattnaik unveils sand art for Indian athletes at Tokyo Olympics
Puri, July 22 (IANS) Renowned sand artist and Padma Shri awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a piece of sand art to wish the Indian contingent success in the Tokyo Olympics, which are set to begin on Friday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Leslie Grace to play 'Batgirl'
Los Angeles, July 22 (IANS) Actress Leslie Grace has been roped in to play the title role in "Batgirl" and will star as crime fighter Barbara Gordon in the upcoming film.
2021-07-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
LG adds mic, speakers to face mask for smooth conversations
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Tired of wearing a face mask that hinders your conversation, fogs up eyeglasses and restricts airflow? LG Electronics has unveiled a high-tech, air-purifying face mask with a built-in mic and speaker that gently amplifies you voice while keeping proper air flow.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Lava Z2s launched at affordable price
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Homegrown Lava International on Thursday unveiled the all-new Z2s smartphone for entertainment seekers at a limited time offer price of Rs 7,099.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mi India logs Rs 1,000 cr in sales during 7th Mi anniversary sale
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Mi India on Thursday announced that it registered sales worth Rs 1,000 crore across categories during the Mi 7th anniversary sale from July 12-July 16 in the country.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
'Shark Tank India' hopes to open new business avenues
Mumbai July 22 (IANS) "Shark Tank", the popular American business reality show, is making headway into India. "Shark Tank India" is all set to provide an opportunity to entrepreneurs with interesting business ideas, business prototypes or active businesses that will be evaluated by experienced investors and business experts.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gorakhpur most favoured industrial destination after Noida
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Gorakhpur is now emerging as the most favoured destination in Uttar Pradesh for industrialists after Noida.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Bombay HC refuses to quash CBI's FIR on Anil Deshmukh
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) In a setback to former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh, the Bombay High Court refused to quash the CBI's first information report against him for the probe into the charges of corruption, here on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
CCI accuses Amazon of concealing facts in deal for Future Group unit
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has accused Amazon.com Inc of concealing facts and making false submissions when it sought approval for a 2019 investment in a Future Group unit, a global news wire reported.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Raj Kundra case: Sherlyn urges media to seek excerpts of her statement from Cyber Cell (Ld)
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actress Sherlyn Chopra has opened up on her association with the Raj Kundra case. Sherlyn said that she was the first person to give statement to the investigating team of the Maharashtra Cyber Cell in this case.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
IT raids at media group Dainik Bhaskar's premises across country (Ld)
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has conducted searches at offices of media entity Dainik Bhaskar in several locations across the country over alleged tax evasion.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Malnutrition may increase risk of Covid severity: Study
New York, July 22 (IANS) Adults and children with Covid-19 who have a history of malnutrition may have an increased likelihood of death and the need for mechanical ventilation, according to a study.
2021-07-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
This Rs 3,600 malware stealing information of Mac, Windows users
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A malware, available for just a little over Rs 3,600 ($49) on the Dark Web, is helping hackers steal the information of Mac and Windows users, cyber researchers warned on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sience
Andhra Covid call centre handled 10L tele-consultations in 2nd wave
Amaravati, July 22 (IANS) As many as 10 lakh phone calls were made to Andhra Pradesh government's Covid call centre by people across the state to tele-consult for medical advice during the second wave of the pandemic.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'SC, HCs can't be directed to decide a matter within fixed time-frame'
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that the top court and the high courts cannot be directed to decide a matter within a fixed time-frame. The apex court made this observation while allowing Andhra Pradesh government to withdraw its petition against the stay imposed by the high court in the probe into the Amravati land scam case.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
My heart goes out to Shilpa & kids: Sherlyn asks media to check her statement to Cyber Cell
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actress Sherlyn Chopra has opened up on her association with the Raj Kundra case. Sherlyn said that she was the first person to give statement to the investigating team of the Maharashtra Cyber Cell in this case.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Yogi govt urged to allow coaching institutes to reopen
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) The Coaching Federation of India (CFI) has urged the Yogi Adityanath government to allow coaching institutes to reopen with Covid protocols.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Punjab not settled yet as Cong firefighting continues in states
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) It was a perfect photo-op for the Congress in Karnataka with Rahul Gandhi clicked with former chief minister Siddaramaiah and state president D.K. Shivakumar and it came with an all-is-well sign.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
7 in 10 Indians encountered tech support scams in past year: Microsoft
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Nearly seven out of 10 consumers in India were targeted by a tech support scammer in the last 12 months, finds a report released by Microsoft on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
High-end SUV sales help Hyundai, Kia post strong results in Q2
Seoul, July 22 (IANS) Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia, South Korea's two biggest carmakers, on Thursday reported strong second-quarter earnings on a base effect and strong sales of their high-end SUVs.
2021-07-22
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Extension of Mahadayi Tribunal's term important for Goa: CM
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) The Central government's decision on Wednesday to extend the term of the Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal by a year is "important" from Goa's perspective, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Oppn complains to Goa Guv on poor network disrupting online education
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) Heads of Opposition parties in Goa, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and the Nationalist Congress Party met Goa Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai to complain about the lack of technical infrastructure, primarily mobile connectivity and to facilitate online education for school students.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Only 1 lakh left to be vaccinated with first jab in Goa: CM
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) Only one lakh from the state's population of 15 lakhs have not taken their first Covid vaccination dose yet, according to Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Shredded over Snoopgate: Paper snatched from IT Minister in RS
New July 22 (IANS) Even as IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw was reading a statement on the Pegasus project amid an ongoing row over alleged large scale snooping involving politicians, Trinamool Congress MPs snatched the report from the Minister's hand and tore it into pieces on the floor of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Yediyurappa drops hint about possible resignation on July 26
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Dropping enough hints that he would resign as the Chief Minister, Karnataka chief minister, B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday said that he would resign if the BJP's central leaders asked him to do so.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Corteva to co-lead in promoting rice production in UP
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, and the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG), hosted by the World Bank Group, has signed a project to promote sustainable rice production in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
Congress leaders held in Lucknow after clash with cops
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu and several leaders were arrested following a clash between party workers and the police in Lucknow on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Air India lost 56 employees due to Covid till July 14: Minister
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Centre on Thursday informed the Parliament that 56 employees of national carrier Air India have succumbed to Covid-19 pandemic till July 14.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Pegasus is a concocted hack story: BJP
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Hitting out at Amnesty International's role over the alleged snooping on prominent citizens using Israeli Pegasus spyware, the BJP on Thursday termed it a concocted hack story. The saffron party said that the global fishing expedition launched by a syndicate of media organisations put out a malicious report with no evidence.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chennai Corporation concerned over crowds thronging markets, beach
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) The Greater Chennai Corporation is under concern over the uncontrolled crowd in markets, including the fish and vegetable markets in Chennai city as well as in Marina beach.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Paytm's GMV hit Rs 1,469bn in Q4FY21 - 100% growth in one year
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Indias leading digital payments and financial services platform Paytm has filed for a Rs 16,600 crore IPO, which is touted to be Indias largest market debut.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EPC players' profitability highly susceptible to commodity price swing: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The engineering procurement and construction (EPC) companies have been in the doldrums majorly on account of a rise in steel and cement prices, said India Ratings and Research.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Heavy rainfall forecast in Andhra
Amaravati, July 22 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA) has warned of extremely heavy rainfall in parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema on Thursday due to a low pressure over northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Plea in SC seeks court-monitored SIT probe into Pegasus snooping scandal (Ld)
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored SIT probe into the Pegasus snooping scandal. The plea filed by advocate M.L. Sharma has claimed that the snooping scandal is an attack on the Indian democracy and the Supreme Court could force the government to come clean on the issue of the use of Pegasus in India or the existence of NSO contracts.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Passenger jets brush off at Dubai airport, no injuries reported
Dubai, July 22 (IANS) A "minor" collision was reported n Thursday on the taxiway at the Dubai International Airport between two passenger jets.
2021-07-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate in second ODI
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka have been fined 20 percent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate during their loss in the second ODI against India on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan's Covid positivity rate rises to 6.3%
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) The Covid-19 positivity rate in Pakistan has increased to 6.3 per cent, with the detection of 2,158 new cases in the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center said on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Aramco Chairman joins RIL board
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) said on Thursday that the appointment of Aramco Chairman Yasir Al Rumayyan as an independent director of the company has taken effect from July 19.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Everything will be remembered: Rahul on deaths due to O2 shortage
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi once again targeted the government over the deaths due to shortage of oxygen during the second wave of Covid, saying everything will be remembered.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australians asked to 'brace' for new Covid cases
Sydney, July 22 (IANS) Australian authorities on Thursday have asked citizens to "brace" themselves for more Covid-19 cases in the coming days as the country's most populous city of Sydney was experiencing its worst day in the number of daily cases.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Fire breaks out in Chennai, quick action saved several lives
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) A quick action by the fire department helped evacuate 38 people who were trapped on the third floor of a building at Anna Salai here when the fire broke out on Thursday afternoon.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bharat Samachar too faces I-T raids
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) The Income Tax department is conducting a search at the offices of Bharat Samachar News channel and the residences of its promoters and Editor-in-Chief.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
Cong MP Venugopal moves privilege motion against MoS Health
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Two days after the Minister of State for Health Bharti Pravin Pawar informed the Rajya Sabha that no one died due to shortage of oxygen during the second wave of the Covid pandemic, Congress Rajya Sabha MP K.C. Venugopal on Thursday moved a privilege motion against her.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif resume shooting for 'Tiger 3'
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have commenced shooting for the spy thriller 'Tiger 3', which was put on hold due to the pandemic.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Govt may involve other PSUs promoters to participate in PLL, IGL open offer
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The government is examining yet another proposal to see whether other PSU oil promoters of Petronet LNG (PLL) and Indraprastha Gas Ltd. (IGL) could participate in the mandatory open offer to shareholders of these entities triggered post privatisation of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL).
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US city declares racism public health crisis
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Erin Mendenhall, Mayor of Salt Lake City in the US state of Utah, has declared racism a public health crisis.
2021-07-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Armaan Malik launches merchandise on 26th birthday
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Musician Armaan Malik turned 26 on Thursday and to celebrate it he launched his merchandise for his fans. The singer says the first official 'AM' merchandise line was born out of desire to enable more of a personal and relatable connection with his fans.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RS adjourned for day amid Oppn protest over raids, snooping
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The proceedings of the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day on Thursday as opposition members demanded suspension of the Business to discuss Pegasus project, farmers protests and raids on media houses.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong leader Oscar Fernandes critical, to undergo surgery
Mangaluru, July 22 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member and former Union Minister Oscar Fernandes is likely to undergo surgery as his condition deteriorated following a head injury he suffered while practicing Yoga, family sources said on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Vidyut Jammwal's sequel of 'Khuda Haafiz' goes on floors
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actor Vidyut Jammwal has kickstarted the shoot of his upcoming film "Khuda Haafiz Chapter II: Agni Pariksha" in Mumbai on Thursday. The shooting schedule began with a small mahurat pooja here.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood