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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Krishna breaks the ice as Nagwaswalla finds his feetĀ 
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
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
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
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
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
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