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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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