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Raj varsity teacher rams car into wall near US Embassy, ASI killed
New Delhi, 3 July (IANS) In a fatal accident, an assistant professor of Rajasthan University rammed his car into a wall near the US Embassy here, killing a 51-year-old assistant sub-inspector (ASI) on the spot. The incident happened at 10 a.m. when 41-year-old Siddharth Bhagat lost control of his car and mowed down the ASI.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amidst row over MSME ordinance, Assam denies selling land resources
Guwahati, July 3 (IANS) Amidst widespread protests against a proposed ordinance to allow conversion of land without multiple clearances from authorities for setting up Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the Assam government on Friday denied allegations that it was planning to "sell off" the state's land resources.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Accused held for killing man over 'illicit relationship' with wife
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi Police have solved the murder case of a man in Northeast Delhi's Karawal Nagar area with the arrest of the accused named Sanjay Sharma.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Majority companies report 5% revenue de-growth in Q4FY20: SBI Ecowrap
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Almost all companies across sectors have suffered a revenue de-growth of 5 per cent for Q4FY20, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gujarat CM to visit new Covid hotspot Surat on Saturday
Gandhinagar July 3 (IANS) In view of the worsening situation in the 'Diamond City', Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, along with Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, will be visiting Surat on Saturday to take stock of the situation there.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra govt launches outsourced services corporation
Amaravati, July 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday launched the Andhra Pradesh Corporation for Outsourced Services (APCOS) to recruit employees for various government departments in the state.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Clerics, lawyers pile up pressure against construction of Hindu temple in Islamabad
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) Days after the ground breaking ceremony at the land allocated for construction of a Hindu temple in Pakistan's capital, religious organisations have hyped up the pressure on the government and the capital's construction authority, prompting the authorities to stop construction work.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
UK govt has given green light for return of recreational cricket: ECB
London, July 3 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Friday that the United Kingdom government has given the green light for resumption of recreational cricket in the country from next weekend. The ECB further said that it will shortly be publishing its own guidelines for the clubs and players to follow.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Uber shuts its Mumbai office, ride operations to continue
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Ride-hailing major Uber has shut its Mumbai office as part of the global churning in the wake the ongoing Covid-19 disruption that has affected its business.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Rohan Jaitley would be best person to take over as DDCA chief: Tihara
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former Delhi and District Cricket Association President Late Arun Jaitleys son Rohan could be the next DDCA chief if all goes as per plan. Secretary Vinod Tihara is of the opinion that the association needs someone like Rohan to take over the reins at this time.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
J&K's Covid-19 tally crosses 8,000
Jammu, July 3 (IANS) A total of 170 more people tested positive for coronavirus in J&K on Friday, taking the total number of cases in the Union Territory beyond 8,000.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka sees record 1,694 Covid cases, 21 deaths
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Karnataka registered yet another high single day rise of Covid cases at 1,694, with Bengaluru alone accounting for 994 of them, taking the state's tally to 19,710, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka forming booth-level task forces to contain Covid-19
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Alarmed over the rising number of Covid-19 cases, a worried Karnataka government is setting up booth-level task forces to contain the virus across the state, Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Commercial space leasing by IT firms to decline in NCR: Report
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Leasing of commercial spaces by IT companies and IT-enabled services is likely to decline in the coming days as major domestic and international organisations are reducing their expenses and deferring projects due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report by 360 Realtors.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Soft copies, 6 feet distance, sanitisers: New rules for Parl panel meets
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a significant decision, the Lok Sabha Secretariat has said that Parliamentary panel meetings can start, but with members maintaining a distance of 6 feet from each other. This relaxation comes after Unlock 2.0 kicked in on July 2.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Will need at least one training camp before facing Qatar: Kotal
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Indian team will need at least one full training camp to be adequately prepared for their match against Qatar, according to defender Pritam Kotal.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
PM announces Rs 2 lakh each to kin of Assam flood victims
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) As Assam flood continues to ravage the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of persons who lost their lives in the flood.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan mourns 'Dance Guru' Saroj Khan's demise
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Friday evening mourned the death of veteran choreographer Saroj Khan on social media.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Want permanent flood solution in Bihar, UP & NE: Shah to officials
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a high level meeting on Friday to review preparedness of measures to deal with monsoon and flood situation in major flood-prone river basins in the country. This meeting comes in the wake of Assam experiencing devastating floods that has left 33 dead so far.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Maha touches new high of 6,364 corona patients, 198 deaths
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 cases continued to break records with a new high of 6,364 - up from Thursday's 6,330, and notched 198 deaths for the second time in three days, health officials said here on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Why PM did not name China, again: Chidambaram
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former Union Minister P Chidambaram on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not naming China as an "aggressor" while speaking in Leh during the day, wondering aloud if he had done otherwise in his telephonic talks with US and Russian presidents.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Jodie Comer quits social media
Los Angeles, July 3 (IANS) "Killing Eve" star Jodie Comer has revealed that she has quit social media because she feels guilty about "seeking out negative comments" about herself.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Chandrababu Naidu vows to continue fight for Amaravati
Amaravati, July 3 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party President and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday vowed to continue the fight against the YSRCP government's move for trifurcation of the state capital.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Adil Hussain: I've never aimed to be at the top
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Critically acclaimed actor Adil Hussain has been part of many successful movies, including Ang Lee's international hit "Life Of Pi", but he says he has never aimed to be at the top.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Leona Lewis brings fans to tears with her version of Robbie Williams' Angels
London, July 3 (IANS) Singer Leona Lewis' rendition of Robbie Williams "Angels" left her fans emotional.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Record 687 new corona cases in Gujarat, active cases 7,839
Gandhinagar, July 3 (IANS) With the highest daily spike of 687 cases, Gujarat's total coronavirus cases shot up to 34,686, even as its total death toll due to the disease climbed up to 1,906 on Friday due to 19 more casualties.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Govt to levy interest on late payment to MSMEs for GeM purchase
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Government departments and agencies will have to pay interest on late payment to vendors, largely MSMEs, for products procured through the Government e-Martketplace (GeM), starting October 1.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
With 2,520 new coronavirus cases, Delhi's tally climbs to 94,695
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The national capital witnessed a spike of 2,520 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, pushing its total tally to 94,695 on Friday. It also reported 59 deaths in this period.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
COVID-19: Boxers allowed to resume training at NIS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Boxers have been allowed to resume training at the National Institute of Sport (NIS) in Patiala. The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) said that the top boxers in the country who are in the mix for an Olympic qualification can now come to the facility if they feel comfortable doing so.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Chinese hand in ISI's Gilgit-Baltistan move hits separatists (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The controversial proposal to annex Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), which is to change the semi-autonomous status of the region, is being pushed by Pakistan to help China secure the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), security agencies have told the government. India is opposing the proposed move.
2020-07-03
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
MPs seating in galleries, RS gets ready for monsoon session
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Secretariat is exploring seating members of the upper house in the house's chamber as well as the galleries in conformity with the norm of physical distancing and to enable virtual participation of other members from either the Central Hall or Balayogi Auditorium in the Parliament premises for the monsoon session.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SRK wants wife Gauri to refurbish his office ceiling
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan wants his wife Gauri Khan, a successful interior designer, to refurbish the office room ceiling of his production house, Red Chillies Entertainment.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Slain YSRCP leader's wife demands TDP leader's arrest
Vijayawada, July 3 (IANS) The widow of a leader of Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) who was murdered in Machilipatnam on Monday has demanded arrest of former minister and opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Kollu Ravindra.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Flora Saini launches her app
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actress Flora Saini has unveiled her app. She hopes to connect with fans and "get to know each other well" through the platform.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No lockdown in Karnataka, except on Sundays: Official
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Barring Sundays, there would be no lockdown in Karnataka, despite a surge in Covid cases, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Shruti Haasan: I never liked going to the salon
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan has never been a fan of salons, but now she wants to visit one.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
#BreakTheSilenceForSushant trends as fans allege foul play in actor's death
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The hashtag #BreakTheSilenceForSushant has been trending on Twitter throughout Friday, as fans of the deceased actor believe his death did not happen by suicide.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
As new lockdown looms over Hyderabad, migrants head for Andhra
Hyderabad, July 3 (IANS) With another lockdown looming over Hyderabad, hundreds of people were heading to their native places in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Armaan Malik: Raftaar, Guru Randhawa the only artistes I know who support new music
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Singer Armaan Malik says it is heartening to see established artistes sharing other artistes songs, and applauded musicians like Raftaar and Guru Randhawa for lending support to new music.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pakistan reiterates support to 'One China Policy'
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) At a time when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to Ladakh, amid the ongoing standoff between Indian and Chinese forces, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reaffirmed Islamabad's extended support to China's "One China Policy", along with a complete alliance against India.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Boxing great Dingko Singh tests negative for COVID-19
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Boxing great Dingko Singh has tested negative for coronavirus and has returned to his home in Imphal. The Asian Games gold medal winner, who is also suffering from liver cancer, has been hospitalised for over a month in Imphal after testing positive for the deadly virus.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Kohli gives insight into training regime, shares video of power snatch
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli is seemingly doing everything to keep himself fit during the enforced break put forward by the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Gurugram officials trying to trace 270 suspected corona patients
Gurugram, July 3 (IANS) The Gurugram authorities are making efforts to trace 270 persons who could to be infected by coronavirus, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Allu Arjun 'bows down' to his 1st choreographer Saroj Khan
Hyderabad, July 3 (IANS) Telugu superstar star Allu Arjun, while remembering his "1st choreographer" Saroj Khan, has described her as a precious and irreplaceable jewel in Indian cinema.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mumbai, Konkan lashed by heavy rains; traffic hit
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) In the current season's first major downpour, rain lashed vast areas of Maharashtra's coastal Konkan, including Mumbai, since early Friday morning, hitting road traffic movement in several parts of the city, officials said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Penn Badgley recalls his trippy twenties
Los Angeles, July 3 (IANS) "You" star Penn Badgley has admitted to taking "plenty" of hallucinogenic drugs in his early twenties.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Guru Randhawa is loving his body transformation
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Singer Guru Randhawa has been flaunting his all-new, perfectly toned body on social media.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
When Saroj Khan gave Sonakshi Sinha a priceless token of appreciation
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha took to social media on Friday to convey her condolence for choreographer Saroj Khans death, and also share the memory of an emotional moment from the set of her second film, "Rowdy Rathore".
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Domestic passenger traffic may de-grow over 40% in FY21: ICRA
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Rating agency ICRA expects domestic passenger traffic during 2020-21 to de-grow in the range of 41-46 per cent.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India-Bangladesh border trade hit by protests
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Five port users' organisations in Bangladesh have suspended import of Indian goods through Benapole land port on the border for the third day on Friday, protesting India's refusal to accept Bangladeshi-exported goods.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Arjun Bijlani's funny take on inflated power bill
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Telly star Arjun Bijlani is among celebrities who have complained about inflated electricity bills, but he has given his complaint a humorous twist.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
YSRCP delegation meets Speaker, seeks rebel MP's disqualification
Amaravati, July 3 (IANS) YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Friday urged Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to disqualify Narsapuram MP Raghurama Krishna Raju for his anti-party activities.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Moderate quake rocks Mizoram, no report of damage, casualty
Aizawl, July 3 (IANS) Northeastern state of Mizoram on Friday recorded another moderate earthquake, measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale, though there were no reports of damage or casualty, officials said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Gap between top two teams and rest is really big, says Arteta
London, July 3 (IANS) Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta stated the rest of the teams are playing catch-up with top two teams in the land, namely Liverpool and Manchester City, so the summer transfer window will be crucial not just for them but others as well.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
In 24 hours, 5 shot in the national capital, one succumbs to injuries
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) At least five persons sustained bullet injuries in the national capital after gunmen opened fire in three separate incidents within 24 hours. One of the victims succumbed to the injuries while four are still battling for life in various hospitals.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Government to launch TOPS Scheme for junior athletes: Rijiju
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Friday that the ministry will launch Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Junior to groom young athletes for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. The existing TOPS is for senior athletes who have been identified as medal contenders for the Olympics and has some India's top athletes in its roster and Rijiju said that the junior scheme is part of the efforts to ensure that India finishes in the top 10 of the rankings at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Service sector downturn loses further momentum in June: PMI
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) De-growth of India's service sector decelerated in June, a macro-economic survey report showed on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Goa sarpanch, others booked in PMLA case; property seized: ED
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Friday attached a property worth Rs 3.19 crore in North Goa's Socorro village, following a money laundering probe which has revealed that village sarpanch Sandeep Vazarkar and others had allegedly acquired land measuring nearly 8,000 sq mt illegally, a statement issued by the agency said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha fixes COVID-19 test at Rs 2,200 in private labs
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) The Odisha government on Friday fixed the maximum price for RT-PCR Covid-19 test at Rs 2,200 in private laboratories.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Ahmed Patel asks ED, who in Gujarat Govt gave benefits to Sandesara
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) After being grilled thrice in a week by the Enforcement Directorate personnel over alleged links with the Sandesara group, promoters of Sterling Biotech, the Congress treasurer has hit back at the agency.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Prenatal marijuana use ups risk of childhood sleep issues: Study
New York, July 3 (IANS) Marijuana use while pregnant increases the chance of developing childhood sleeping problems as much as a decade later, warn researchers.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Jasleen Royal takes sarcastic dig at music headlines ignoring musicians
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Singer Jasleen Royal is upset over the fact that music artistes such as lyricists, singers and composers do not get due mention in news stories that talk about music.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Emulate Haryana for supply of drinking water: Shekhawat
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Friday lauded the efforts of Haryana for swiftly moving forward to achieve the target of providing piped drinking water to all rural households in the country by 2022.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Tamil Nadu's corona count cross 1 lakh mark
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Friday crossed the one lakh mark in terms of number of persons infected by coronavirus till date, the state Health Department said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
AIU bans Kipsang for four years for anti-doping violations
Nairobi, July 3 (IANS) Olympic bronze medal-winning distance runner Wilson Kipsang on Friday was banned for four years for anti-doping violations by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU).
2020-07-03
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
Mars Orbiter photos of Red Planet's biggest moon released
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Indian space agency on Friday released an image of Phobos, the closest and biggest moon of Mars clicked on July 1 by the Mars Colour Camera on board the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).
2020-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Ask RK Anand to take over IOA legal cases: IOA official to Batra
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) An Associate Executive Council member of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has requested its President Narinder Batra to let the National Olympic Council's Legal Committee Chairman RK Anand take over its legal cases. The request comes on the heels of the Delhi High Court not allowing the Sports Ministry to grant provisional recognitions to 57 National Sports Federations (NSF).
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Sam Curran tests negative for COVID-19, confirms ECB
Southampton, July 3 (IANS) England cricketer Sam Curran tested negative for COVID-19, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday. Curran had put himself under self isolation in his room at the Ageas Bowl after falling ill on Wednesday night.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
4.7 magnitude earthquake shakes Alwar, neighbouring areas
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit Alwar district of Rajasthan on Friday evening. Tremors were also felt in Delhi and other adjoining regions.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana Home Minister recovers from Covid-19
Hyderabad, July 3 (IANS) Telangana Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali, who had tested positive for Covid-19, was discharged from a corporate hospital on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Yogi govt announces reward on Vikas Dubey
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has announced a reward of Rs 50,000 for anyone giving information about Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight police personnel on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
4.7 magnitude earthquake shakes Haryana's Gurugram
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) An earthquake, measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale, shook Haryana's Gurugram district on Friday evening. Tremors were also felt in Delhi and other adjoining regions.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's forex reserves rise by over $1.27 bn to $506.8bn
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves increased by $1.272 billion during the week ended June 26 to $506.838 billion from $505.566 billion reported for the week ended June 19, the RBI's weekly statistical supplement said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Brie Larson launches YouTube channel to connect with fans
Los Angeles, July 3 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson is all set to explore the digital world and has launched her YouTube channel. She says she will use the medium to share "a little bit more about" herself.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Jennifer Winget ends her social media detox
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) After almost a month of social media detox, actress Jennifer Winget has made a comeback on Instagram with a gleaming picture.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
After Surjewala's 'Tughlaki Farman' barb, Railways clarifies
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) After Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala tried to take a dig at the Centre by tweeting a Railway Board notification on 'review on policy on creation of posts', the Indian Railways has clarified. It said that it will not surrender any safety category posts required for train operations & maintenance.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Senior govt doctor succumbs to corona in TN
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) A senior government doctor working in Chengalpattu district of Tamil Nadu passed away due to Covid-19 on Friday at the Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital here.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Gautam Gulati: In 'Virgin Bhanupriya', female desire takes centrestage
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actor Gautam Gulati, who currently awaits the release of the upcoming "Virgin Bhanupriya", says the film is a new concept where female desire will take centrestage.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Equity market rises for 3rd day, Sensex settles above 36,000
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The Indian stock market rose for the third straight day on Friday with the BSE Sensex closing above the psychological mark of 36,000 points.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Kerala reports record 211 corona cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said that 211 more coronavirus cases -- the highest ever registered in a single day -- were recorded in the southern state.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Rhea Kapoor to help small businesses tide over crisis
New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) The ongoing pandemic has caused celebrities from different arenas to come forward with a helping hand towards those in need; producer-designer Rhea Kapoor is the newest addition to the list.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
90% rise in e-sale of DIY tools, products
New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) Indians seem to be completing minor home repairs themselves as they limit outsider entry into their interior spaces, as an e-commerce platform sees fast growth in the sale of Do it Yourself (DIY) products and repairing tools like hand toolkit, drilling machines, bathroom and kitchen taps, and sewing machines.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Juhi Chawla: Saroj Khan would make her heroines look and perform like queens
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla is "truly sad" to hear about choreographer Saroj Khan's demise. She has shared some fond memories of working with her right from "Chandni", where she had a guest role, to the TV show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa".
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Accepted int'l award in Italian marines case, end proceedings, SC told
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that it has accepted the international tribunal award in the killing of two India fishermen by Italian marines and asked it to close the matter pending before it for eight years.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Re-imagine your interior space
New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) Social distancing and working from home are the new normal, among other lifestyle changes seeded by the pandemic. The current times have everyone spend more time at home with family. While its a great way to stay safe and closer to your family, it does have its challenges.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tomato prices skyrocket to Rs 70/kg in Delhi-NCR (Ld)
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) With the onset of the monsoon tomato prices soared to Rs 70 per kg in New Delhi and its surrounding areas on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Agitation in Bengal over irregularities in Amphan relief
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Hundreds of people staged a sit-in demonstration in West Bengal's East Midnapore district on Friday to protest against the irregularities in the distribution of Amphan relief packages.
2020-07-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Divya Dutta confident theatre will survive COVID-19 pandemic
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actress Divya Dutta says theatre has sustained for many years, and will overcome the COVID-19 pandemic as well.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Boxing legend Duran released from hospital after treatment for COVID-19
Panama City, July 3 (IANS) Panamanian boxing legend Roberto Duran has been released from medical care after being cured of coronavirus. The 69-year-old checked into a private hospital in Panama City on June 25 with a bad cold and tested positive for the deadly virus.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
When Saroj Khan gave Karan Mehra, Nisha Rawal Rs 101
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) TV couple Karan Mehra and Nisha Rawal took to social media and recalled a moment when they had received Rs 101 from the late Saroj Khan, on the dance reality show "Nach Baliye".
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
UFC star Khabib's father passes away due to COVID-19 complications
London, July 3 (IANS) Khabib Nurmagomedov's father and trainer, Abdulmanap, passed away due to coronavirus complications on Friday at a Moscow hospital aged 57.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Kolkata cop shoots self with service rifle at Writers Building
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) A Kolkata Police Constable on Friday allegedly shot himself dead with his service rifle while on duty at the Writers Building here, the former state Secretariat.
2020-07-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
6 health employees in Mangaluru test Covid positive
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Six health employees in Karnataka's Mangaluru have tested Covid positive, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
No political interference in TN custodial death case: Police
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) There is no interference by Tamil Nadu's ruling party in the probe into the custodial death of father and son in the state's Tuticorin district, a senior police official said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scientists find new way to better diagnose malaria infection in India
Tokyo, July 3 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new approach to study liver cell infection by a malaria parasite which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment of the disease in India.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine
R'sthan hospitality industry upbeat as hotels start getting bookings
Jaipur, July 3 (IANS) The hospitality industry in Rajasthan is seeing a silver lining with properties in Jaipur and Udaipur receiving booking queries from domestic and international travellers which had stopped under the lockdown imposed nationally in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Bharti-led consortium wins bid for satellite firm OneWeb
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Bharti Enterprises on Friday announced that a UK government's consortium led by the company has won the bid for the bankrupt satellite company OneWeb.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
British PM rules out return of club cricket in wake of COVID-19 crisis
London, July 3 (IANS) After referring to cricket ball as a natural vector of disease last month, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson believes 'teas' and 'changing rooms' are some of the reasons why club cricket can't return in the country.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
CPI-M casts eye on Jose K. Mani, seeks party's political stand
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) The CPI-M, which heads Kerala's ruling LDF combine, on Friday asked Jose K. Mani, who heads a faction of the Kerala Congress-Mani, to spell out his party's political stand.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Delhi govt launches e-learning portal for school children
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday launched a comprehensive e-learning portal called LEAD -- Learning through E-Resources Made Accessible for Delhi -- which has more than 10,000 instructional materials and course content for Classes I to XII.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Tomato prices skyrocket to Rs 70/kg in Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) With the onset of the monsoon tomato prices soared to Rs 70 per kg in New Delhi and its surrounding areas on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Avoid salary cuts on vulnerable athletes to prevent corruption, says IOC-led paper
Lausanne (Switzerland), July 3 (IANS) A paper jointly published by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the INTERPOL and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has stated that salary cuts for athletes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic without any way of supporting them should be avoided so as to prevent corruption and manipulation of competitions.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Athletics
Mahesh Babu's Twitter family is 10-million strong
Hyderabad, July 3 (IANS) Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu has garnered over 10 million followers on Twitter, and he says thanks can never sum up the immense gratitude.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Have no reason to doubt integrity of 2011 WC final: ICC
Dubai, July 3 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday said that it has not been presented with any evidence that supports the claims made by former Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage that the 2011 World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka was fixed and thus, the world body has no reason to doubt the "integrity" of the match.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Modi mourns death of 19 Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan accident
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the death of 19 Sikh pilgrims in an accident involving a passenger bus and train near Lahore in Pakistan's Sheikhupura district.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka girl writes board exam hours after father's death
Gadag (Karnataka), July 3 (IANS) A grieving Class X student wrote her last SSLC board exam in Karnataka's Gadag despite her father passing away early in morning on Friday, an official said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Ekta: People watched 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' even during Gujarat quake
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Producer Ekta Kapoor is celebrating 20 years of her popular TV show "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi".
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Govt proposes to link power infra upgradation funds with reforms
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Central government proposed to again discipline state power utilities by linking funds under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) and the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) with credible reforms by way of time-bound reduction in losses and ensuring uniform metering.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
JioMeet joins 'local ke liye vocal' call as India bans Chinese apps (Ld)
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a filip to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for local ke liye vocal amid the country banning 59 Chinese apps, Reliance Jio has launched a free video-conferencing application called JioMeet that takes on various other such apps which are growing in leaps and bounds as millions of people work from home in India.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
PM visit to forward areas common thing: Antony
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) Former Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Friday made light of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to forward areas in Ladakh and said that "it is common for Indian PMs to visit forward areas" as it gives a tremendous boost to the defence forces.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Amit Trivedi: RD Burman's musical aesthetics fit into every generation
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood composer Amit Trivedi is set to recreate the legendary RD Burmans "Aanewala pal janewala hai" from the 1979 comedy classic "Gol Maal", on a musical show, and he says initially he was nervous to even touch the song.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Amit Tridevi: RD Burman's musical aesthetics fit into every generation
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood composer Amit Tridevi is set to recreate the legendary RD Burmans "Aanewala pal janewala hai" from the 1979 comedy classic "Gol Maal", on a musical show, and he says initially he was nervous to even touch the song.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Political patronage nurtured history-sheeter Vikas Dubey
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Underworld don Vikas Dubey, who was responsible for the murder of eight policemen in Kanpur, has 60 criminal cases registered against him. He was also active in politics using 'honour' to polarise voters in favour of his men.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Muthoot Finance Board to consider stock split on July 18
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The Board of Directors of Muthoot Finance will meet on July 18 to consider the proposal of stock split of equity shares of the company.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yogi meets kin of dead cops, announces Rs 1-cr each to families
Kanpur (UP), July 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Kanpur on Friday afternoon and met the kin of eight police officials killed by gangster Vikas Dubey and his men, and also announced Rs 1 crore compensation to each of the bereaved families.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
Assam fire: NGT defers deposit of Rs 25 crore fine by OIL
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal has deferred its direction for deposition of Rs 25 crore interim fine by the Oil India Ltd, following the gas well leakage and fire in Assam, till the actual amount and its disbursement plans are worked out.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Solksjaer warns players against complacency ahead of Bournemouth clash
Manchester, July 3 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned players that they cannot commit the mistake of taking their upcoming opponents lightly despite their good run of form.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'Age of expansionism over': Modi's clear message to China from Ladakh (Ld)
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a visit to Ladakh on Friday issued a clear warning to China without naming it, saying that the "age of expansionism is over."
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
How Covid-19 virus damages the endocrine system
Colombo, July 3 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that people with endocrine disorders may see their condition worsen as a result of Covid-19.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine
Sonia writes to PM over NEET quota for OBC students
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging the Union government to extend reservation for OBC candidates in the all-India quota for medical and dental seats to state/UT medical institutions.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nasscom to mentor, fund 17 new deep-tech startups
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Nasscom on Friday unveiled the fourth batch of its DeepTech Club that would nurture, mentor and fund 17 startups working in the field of new-age technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, Machine Learning (ML) and virtual reality (VR).
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
50 injured in fireworks factory explosion in Turkey
Ankara, July 3 (IANS) At least 50 people were injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Turkey's northwestern province of Sakarya on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa Police mulling online registration of complaints
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) Goa Police is considering the options of complaint boxes or online registration of complaints by the public in view of restrictions forced by the coronavirus pandemic, newly-appointed state DGP Mukesh Kumar Meena said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Armed with WhatsApp, music, dupattas & firecrackers, Raj town fights locusts
Jaipur, July 3 (IANS) Staying connected on WhatsApp, buying firecrackers in abundance, having a loud music system in your house, waiving dupattas or saafas when locusts attack and you sense danger, this Rajasthan town is well prepared for the winged beasts anytime they decide to swoop down.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Kate Beckinsale shuts down troll who says her lovers could be her kids
Los Angeles, July 3 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale has hit back at a troll who asked why she dates men who are old enough to be her children.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
After hullabaloo, Nagaland finally bans dog meat trade, consumption
Kohima/Aizawl/Agartala, July 3 (IANS) Taking a cue from neighbouring Mizoram, the Nagaland government has banned the trade and consumption of dog meat. State Chief Secretary Temjen Toy in a tweet on Friday said: "The State Government has decided to ban commercial import and trading of dogs and dog markets and also the sale of dog meat, both cooked and uncooked. Appreciate the wise decision taken by the State's Cabinet (on Thursday)." The Chief Secretary tagged his tweet with former union minister and well known animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi, who is currently a Member of Parliament belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Political 'tigers' roar in MP jungle as Scindia, Cong square off
Bhopal, July 3 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh is known as a state famous for its tigers, but now it seems the tiger has become the symbol of the political jungle in the state.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Service sector downturn loses further momentum in June: PMI
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) De-growth of India's service sector decelerated in June, a macro-economic survey report showed on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New ransomware targeting Apple macOS users via pirated apps
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new strain of ransomware called EvilQuest that is specifically targeting Apple macOS through pirated applications.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology,Defence/Security
Hosting AFC Asian Cup 2022 will give us extra motivation, says Bala Devi
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Indian women's football team forward Bala Devi feels that the announcement of India hosting the AFC Asian Cup 2022 has further motivated her to remain at peak fitness as and when she can hit the training ground once again.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Study supports link between coronavirus and 'Covid toes'
London, July 3 (IANS) There's considerable controversy over whether "Covid toes" -- red sores or lesions on the feet and hands in children and young adults -- are truly caused by Covid-19. Now a new study has provided evidence in support of the link.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
This US company wants to fly people to edge of space
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) If space tourism is in your bucket list, here comes some news that will excite you. A Florida-based startup is working towards sending people to the edge of space beneath a football stadium-sized high-performance balloon and pressurised capsule.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech
Cong in Kerala accuses Modi Govt of playing foul in Italian marines case
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) State Congress president Mullapally Ramachandran on Friday accused the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government of foul play over the way the independent court of the United Nations came out with its judgment in the case of two Indian fishermen who were allegedly shot dead by two Italian marines who were on board the Italian tanker 'Enrica Lexie' off the coast of Kerala.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Punjab to go for Covid-19 rapid antigen testing
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday gave the go-ahead for launching a pilot project for Covid-19 rapid antigen testing from the coming week, as well as e-registration for people entering the state to ensure strict monitoring of those coming from the high-risk NCR region.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
International flights to remain suspended till July 31
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a circular on Friday extending the suspension on scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till July 31.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Hamilton unveils new helmet in support of 'BLM' movement
Spielberg, July 3 (IANS) Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has unveiled a new helmet in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement for the upcoming season which begins with Austria GP. He wore the helmet in the first practice session on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Four months of free ration ensured food security in TN: CM
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Friday said that ration card holders will be supplied free rice, sugar, pulses and oil in July as the Covid-19 lockdown has been extended till the month end.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
2020 Indian Open golf tournament cancelled due to COVID-19
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The 2020 Indian Open golf tournament has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian Golf Union (IGU) announced on Friday. The tournament, which was originally scheduled to be held in March, was initially postponed to later part of the year following the outbreak of novel coronavirus.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Mathews quits as COAI DG, S.P. Kochhar to take over post
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) After a long stint of 10 years, Rajan Mathews on Friday resigned as the Director General of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI).
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP MP Locket Chatterjee tests positive for Covid-19
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from West Bengal, Locket Chatterjee, tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Goa body opposes cutting of 50,000 trees for central projects
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) Goa's travel and tourism industry stakeholders have oppposed the proposed felling of nearly 50,000 trees in two protected forests areas in the state to make way for three central projects.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
19 Sikh pilgrims killed in bus-train collision in Pakistan
Lahore, July 3 (IANS) At least 19 Sikh pilgrims were killed and many others critically injured in a collision between a passenger bus and train on Friday in Pakistan's Sheikhupura district, near Lahore.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mayor Kane, famous for his mask, votes against masks
New York, July 3 (IANS) Knox County in the US state of Tennessee has voted to make wearing a mask mandatory for anyone inside certain buildings amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Board of Health Officials for Knox County voted 7-1 in favour of the mandate.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Arshad Warsi: No matter what I do, it's not good enough for box office
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) No matter what he does, it is never good enough for the box office, feels Arshad Warsi.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
French PM Edouard Philippe, government resign
Paris, July 3 (IANS) French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe presented the demission of the government to President Emmanuel Macron, the French presidential palace announced on Friday morning.
2020-07-03
Category: International, France,Politics
'Satya' turns 22, Manoj Bajpayee recalls the film that changed his life
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Ram Gopal Varma's genre-bending gangster classic "Satya" turned 22 on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
COVID-19 death toll rises to 1,968 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) The COVID-19 death toll in Bangladesh increased to 1,968 after another 42 fatalities were reported, health officials said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
Abducted, bludgeoned to death for insulting another's mother
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A man in Delhi abducted and brutally killed another, who invited the wrath by insulting the former's mother.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Youth Congress 'shirtless' protest against Railways privatisation
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Youth Congress organised a symbolic shirtless protest in Delhi on Friday against the central government over privatisation of Indian Railways after the government invited tenders to run private trains on selected routes.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Plan to restrict power sector imports if domestic capacities exist
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a bid to check proliferation of Chinese equipment in the critical power sector, the central government plans a major policy shift that will incentivise domestic manufacturing while putting restrictions on all imports where local capacities exist.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Age of expansionism over': PM Modi's clear message to China from Ladakh
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while at Leh, said in a clear warning to China without naming it, that the "age of expansionism is over."
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Kareena shares how Saroj Khan taught her to dance
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has shared how late veteran choreographer Saroj Khan taught her dancing during the shoot of "Jab We Met".
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
There is downward trend of corona cases in Delhi: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that there is a downward trend of the coronavirus cases in the national capital due to the concerted efforts of Delhiites and the governments.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Allu Sirish's 'south Indian bachelor starter pack'
Hyderabad, July 3 (IANS) Telugu actor Allu Sirish has shared a glimpse of his south Indian bachelor starter pack on social media.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
4 policemen suspended after youth ends life in custody
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Four police personnel of the Gomti Nagar extension police station in Lucknow have been suspended following the death of a youth in custody.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Big B: Saroj Khan gave industry its rhythm, style, grace of movement
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchans mind is filled with "remorse and grief" after learning about the death of Saroj Khan He said that the veteran choreographer gave the Hindi film industry rhythm, style, grace of movement and the art of converting the lyrics in a song to a meaning in dance.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Zidane wants Messi to stay in LaLiga amid exit rumours
Madrid, July 3 (IANS) Putting his rivalry aside with Barcelona, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has said he wants star forward Lionel Messi to stay at the Catalan Giants amid rumours linking him with a move away from the club.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Union Bank expands insurance distribution channels post merger
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The Union Bank of India has expanded the insurance distribution channels after the amalgamation of Andhra Bank and Corporation Bank with it with effect from April 1, 2020.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
K'taka allows home isolation for select corona positive cases
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Karnataka government is allowing select asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic Covid-19 patients to recuperate at home as part of home isolation guidelines, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Namit Das: To make a negative character believable on screen is tough
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actor Namit Das was seen as playing a character with grey shades in "Aarya". He says being able to make a negative character believable on screen is not easy.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lockdown helps metro cities achieve 95% of clean air target
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown has resulted in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru achieve 95 per cent of their 2024 National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) targets in a short span of 74 days, according to an analysis.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Duffy slams '365 Days' for romanticising kidnaping
London, July 3 (IANS) Singer Duffy has slammed erotic drama "365 Days" for glamorising the "brutal reality of sex trafficking, kidnapping and rape".
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Panchayats step in to solve disputes of migrants
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Village panchayats in Uttar Pradesh are now playing a major role in resolving property and other disputes that have emerged with migrant workers returning to their native villages.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Celebs mourn death of 'a technician par excellence' Saroj Khan
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) All through Friday, Bollywood continued to pay condolences to the late Saroj Khan.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
BMC begins to withdraw after 90-day corona war in Dharavi
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) After what is billed as a major triumph in the 90-day war against the novel coronavirus in Dharavi, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has slowly started a cautious retreat from Asia's biggest slum which reported its first Covid-19 case-cum-death on April 1.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
HC refuses plea against NLSIU domicile reservation
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to entertain a petition against domicile reservation in the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) in Bengaluru.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jaffer picks Kohli as India's best white-ball cricketer
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer feels current captain Virat Kohli is the best-ever white-ball cricketer the country has ever produced.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Shah Rukh Khan pays tribute to Saroj Khan
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan on Friday mourned the demise of Saroj Khan, saying that the late choreographer was his "first genuine teacher in the film industry".
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
You should never write off champions: Hussey on Dhoni's future
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey believes M.S. Dhoni is a champion cricketer and the ongoing forced break would provide him with an opportunity to introspect and see whether he wants to play again for the Indian team.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
AICF faction feud casts doubts over Chess Olympiad team
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) The power struggle in the All India Chess Federation (AICF) between two factions has now started impacting the players as well as the nation's interests. It has also put the junior players under unnecessary pressure, said chess players and officials.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Nepometer not created to earn profit: Sushant's brother-in-law
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A day after they announced Nepometer, an app deviced to gauge how "nepotostic" a film is, on Twitter, the late Sushant Singh Rajput's brother-in-law Vishal Kirti has clarified that the app was not created with an intention to earn profit.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Obviously, someone is lying: Rahul on PM statement
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) On the day when Narendra Modi landed in Leh and also visited forward locations near the Indo-China border, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi launched yet another attack on the Prime Minister and alleged that "some one is lying" about the ground situation at the LAC as Ladakhi say that China took our land.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sri Lanka drops probe into 2011 WC final fixing allegations
Colombo, July 3 (IANS) The probe into match-fixing allegations surrounding the 2011 ICC World Cup final launched by the Sri Lankan Sports Ministry's Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has ended, said Chief of the SIU SSP Jagath Fonseka on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Sanjana shares unseen pic of Sushant from 'Dil Bechara' set
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actress Sanjana Sanghi, who is all set to make her Bollywood debut opposite late actor Sushant Singh Rajput in "Dil Bechara", has shared an unseen picture of the latter from the set of their upcoming film.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
BJP wants J&K to get full statehood again: Ram Madhav (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) National General Secretary Ram Madhav is one of the BJP's high-profile faces. Since becoming spokesperson of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 2003, he has subsequently been in the news not only in the country but also in the international media as the face of the saffron party.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Now open BMW cars with Apple digital key
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) Luxury automobile manufacturer BMW has announced that its BMW Connected app for iPhone and Apple Watch has been updated with support for digital key.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
837 new corona cases in Andhra, total nears 17K
Amaravati, July 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported 837 more coronavirus cases in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Friday, taking the state's corona vases to 16,934, the state nodal officer said. Eight deaths reported from different parts of the state took the state's death toll to 206.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Riddhima Kapoor applauds husband for donating plasma during Covid-19 pandemic
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Riddhima Kapoor Sahni is proud of her husband Bharat Sahni, as he donated plasma amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Goa curtails Assembly meet; MLAs bat for virtual session (Ld)
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) The upcoming 11-day Goa Assembly session has been curtailed to a one-day event, in view of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the state, Speaker Rajesh Patnekar said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Except for Sindh, Pak Covid situation improving: Asad Umar
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) Pakistan's Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar on Friday said that while the country's overall coronavirus situation was getting better, there was a significant lack of improvement in Sindh, particularly in the provincial capital Karachi.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Delhi court declines police plea to probe fake news against lawmakers
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A Delhi court has junked an application moved by the city police seeking permission to 'investigate' and 'unearth real facts' about the fake news circulated to tarnish the reputation of political leaders.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sushant said yes to 'Dil Bechara' without reading the script
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Casting director-turned-filmmaker Mukesh Chhabra has revealed that late actor Sushant Singh Rajput agreed to be a part of his debut directorial "Dil Bechara" without even reading the script.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
There was 'no offer on the table' from Ferrari, says Vettel
Spielberg, July 3 (IANS) Four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel has revealed there was no offer on the table with respect to a new Ferrari deal but accepted he was left a bit surprised when he was made aware about the team's decision.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Saroj Khan's eternal dance numbers
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away in the early hours of Friday, but she will continue to live on through her art.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Twitter drops 'master', 'slave' from its algorithms
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) Twitter has joined efforts to do away with racially loaded terms such as master, slave and blacklist from its coding language in the wake of the death of African-American George Floyd and ensuing Black Lives Matter protests.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Transgenders to get Madhu Babu Pension in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to include the transgender community under the social welfare scheme -- Madhu Babu Pension Yojana (MBPY), said a minister on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Pak opposition slams Imran Khan for failed diplomacy over Kashmir
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) In a recent address to the Parliament, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan said that foreign policy of his government is a success story, claiming that the issue of Kashmir was raised at global platforms like never before.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Blood tests can predict risk of severe liver disease
London, July 3 (IANS) Researchers have found that repeated measurements of the biomarker FIB-4 in human blood every few years can predict the risk of developing severe liver disease.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Migrants' identification limits foodgrain distribution to 13%
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Migrant workers have caught the attention of the nation during the ongoing corona pandemic, but it has become difficult for the states to distribute free foodgrains to them. Only 13 per cent of the foodgrains allocated under the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat scheme has been distributed while in some states such as Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Goa, there has been no distribution at all.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National
No Shravani Mela this year in Deoghar due to corona spread
Ranchi, July 3 (IANS) There will be no 'Shravani' Mela this year at the famous Shiva temple of Deoghar district, the Jharkhand government has decided.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Religion
Edelweiss MF aims to raise Rs 14k cr from Bharat Bond Series II
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Edelweiss Asset Management on Friday said that it will launch the second tranche of BHARAT Bond ETF on July 14 with two new series, after the successful launch of the initial series of ETFs in December 2019 and plans to raise up to Rs 14,000 crore.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Facebook, Instagram, to alert users in US to wear face masks
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) Both Facebook and Instagram will now show an alert on top of the News Feed to encourage users to wear face masks in the US.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Pak killed 14 Indians in ceasefire violations in last 6 months
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The government said on Friday that 14 Indians have been killed while 88 others have been injured by Pakistan in over 2,400 unprovoked ceasefire violations along the Line of Control in the last six months.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Honey trap gangs on prowl in Delhi-NCR, police bust rackets
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A growing number of cases of gangs luring businessmen into honey traps and then extorting money are being reported in Delhi-NCR. Several active gangs have been busted by the Delhi and Gurugram Police during the nationwide lockdown period.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bayern Munich announce Leroy Sane signing in five-year deal
Munich, July 3 (IANS) German giants Bayern Munich on Friday announced the signing of winger Leroy Sane from Premier League side Manchester City. Sane signed a five-year contract with Bayern that will see him at the club till 30 June, 2025.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Shami gets bowling practice at his farmhouse
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Fast bowler Mohammed Shami is back in the nets, albeit not within the setup of the national team. Shami tweeted a video of him bowling in his hometown in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
2 sustain bullet injury in Delhi
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Two men sustained bullet injuries after a group fired on them in north-east Delhi on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
More Indian flights from UAE announced, bookings to open
Dubai, July 3 (IANS) India has announced nine more repatriation flights from the UAE, ticket sales for which will open later on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Mamata to prepare virtual blueprint for Martyr's Day
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold a meeting with her party colleagues on Friday to decide on the campaign strategy of the Trinamool Congress for the annual showcase event of the party to observe Martyr's Day on July 21.
2020-07-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Samsung introduces 2 new buyback financing schemes in India
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Samsung on Friday launched two buyback financing schemes Galaxy Assured and Galaxy Forever for consumers in India.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Bengaluru police rescue 27 women from brothel, 3 held
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) As many as 27 women have been rescued from a brothel in the city in a Central Crime Branch police raid on Thursday night, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Advani-Joshi allotted bungalows on security grounds: Govt
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The ruling party and the opposition have been at loggerheads ever since the central government ordered Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to vacate the government bungalow allotted to her in New Delhi. The Congress is accusing the government of adopting double standards with regard to the Gandhi family. In such a situation, the government has issued a clarification.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'On road to being militancy-free: Ultras wiped out before setting base in Srinagar'
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir police said on Friday that militants are being killed before they can set up their base in Srinagar city.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Brathwaite says taking a knee isn't enough to tackle racism
London, July 3 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite feels taking a knee is not enough in the fight against racism as according to him, a change in mindset is needed across the world.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Meena Kumar Meena takes over as Goa DGP
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) Mukesh Kumar Meena, a 1989 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, took over as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Goa on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security
Chinese apps ban: JioMeet joins 'local ke liye vocal' call
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a filip to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for local ke liye vocal amid the ban on 59 Chinese apps, Reliance Jio has launched a free video-conferencing application called JioMeet that takes on various other such apps which are growing in leaps and bounds as millions of people work from home in India.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Treat PIL on availability of plasma as representation: HC
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the authorities to treat as representation and decide expeditiously on a plea seeking the court's direction to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to constitute a statutory body to regulate smooth availability of plasma in various hospitals.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Study reveals why early marriage unsafe for young adults
New York, July 3 (IANS) Want to get married at a very young age? Kindly take note. Researchers have found that early marriage may lead to unsafe drinking behaviour in young adults with a higher genetic predisposition.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,National,IANS Life
Japan extends strong support to India on Ladakh
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a strong show of support for India, Japan on Friday hit out at China, saying that it opposes any unilateral attempts to change the status quo along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh where the Chinese aggression led to the killing of 20 Indian soldiers last month.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Call of Duty: Warzone now supports 200-player matches
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) Activision Blizzard has announced that it has updated its popular battle royale shooter Call of Duty: Warzone to support 200-player matches. The previous limit for players in each match was 150.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Goa may curtail Assembly meet; MLAs bat for virtual session
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) The 11-day Goa Assembly session may be curtailed to a one-day event, in view of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the state, Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat said on Friday, after an all-party meeting with Speaker Rajesh Patnekar at the state legislative Assembly complex.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Will target England's 'fragile' top-order in Tests: Babar
Worcestershire, July 3 (IANS) Talented batsman Babar Azam has insisted he doesn't want to be compared with Indian skipper Virat Kohli but instead with legendary Pakistan batsmen like Javed Miandad and Inzamam-ul-Haq.
2020-07-03
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid didn't turn bitter for kinnow growers of Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) The Covid-induced lockdown did not turn out bitter for the kinnow -- a citrus fruit resembling orange -- growers and farm labourers of Punjab and Haryana as they got handsome returns from the natural fruit droppings.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Petrol, diesel prices pause for 4th consecutive day
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Fuel prices have gone for a longer pause after rising on 22 of the past 27 days as oil marketing companies (OMC) kept the pump prices of petrol and diesel unchanged again on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Harbhajan Singh turns 40: Kohli, Yuvraj lead birthday wishes
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Cricket fraternity took to social media to wish veteran India off-spinner Harbjahan Singh on his special day as he turned 40 on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kejriwal gives Rs 1 cr ex-gratia to family of LNJP doctor
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met the family of late Dr. Aseem Gupta who had recently succumbed to coronavirus and handed over compensation of Rs 1 crore to them.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
India at Afghan crossroads as Taliban cocks its guns
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) With Chinese bellicosity reverberating across the world, South Asia is bracing for another jolt -- the epicentre of which is neighbouring Afghanistan. The tremors from Kabul will pass through Islamabad and hit Delhi, yet their intensity is not known. To what extent is India prepared is a question mark.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Fake Tata Salt manufacturing unit busted in Delhi
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Delhi Police on Friday busted a racket involved in the manufacturing and packaging of fake Tata salt and recovered over 3,000 kg of the product.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai lashed by heavy rains, traffic hit
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) In the current season's first major downpour, rain lashed vast areas of Konkan, including Mumbai since early Friday morning, hitting road traffic movement in several parts of the city, officials said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Portuguese Paulo Sousa quits as Bordeaux's coach
Paris, July 3 (IANS) Paulo Sousa has chosen to end the spell as coach of French Ligue 1 side Bordeaux.
2020-07-03
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Tesla CEO Elon Musk again taunts US market regulators SEC
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk has again provoked the US market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission, while celebrating the surge in the company's stock.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Accountability needs to be fixed: Priyanka on Kanpur firing
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Alluding to the recent killings in Uttar Pradesh, Congress General Secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Friday emphasised on the need to fix accountability in the state.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Saroj Khan's last Instagram post was in memory of Sushant Singh Rajput
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Saroj Khans last Instagram post was interestingly about Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
In Covid days, I-T Deptt refunds Rs 62K Cr to 20L taxpayers
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In pursuance of the exercise to meet liquidity needs taxpayers during COVID-19 pandemic, the income tax department has fast tracked its tax refund process and processed 20.44 lakh cases amounting to more than Rs 62,361 crore upto June 30.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Beijing threatens retaliation against UK for offering residency to Hongkongers
London, July 3 (IANS) China says the UK will "bear all consequences" if it grants residency to Hongkongers fleeing a harsh new national security law.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Eyeing promotion, 55-year-old K'taka cop writes Class 10 exams
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) A 55-year-old Karnataka police constable is writing the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) board exam at Kolar to get promotion before his retirement in 2025.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Japan lodges protest with China over ships near disputed islets
Tokyo, July 3 (IANS) Japan on Friday said that it has lodged a protest with China over the intrusion by two China Coast Guard ships into Japanese territorial waters near disputed islands in the East China Sea.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Japan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Pinarayi Vijayan has badly let down Kerala diaspora: Cong
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) Senior Congress Legislator and former State Minister for Diaspora K. C.Joseph on Friday said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has badly let down the Kerala diaspora on all fronts.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Moderna phase 3 Covid-19 vaccine trial could still begin in July
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) US-based pharmaceutical major Moderna has said that it still expects to begin phase-3 clinical trial of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate in July after a report said that the late stage trial of the vaccine involving 30,000 participants got delayed due to changes in the study plan.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
Subhash Ghai: Saroj Khan will live in history of choreography for Indian cinema
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has described prolific choreographer Saroj Khans death as a "personal loss", and said that she will forever live in the history of choreography in Indian cinema.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Men more likely to be seen as 'brilliant' than women: Study
New York, July 3 (IANS) Men are more likely to be seen as 'brilliant' than women, say researchers in a new study measuring global perceptions linked to gender.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society
Late fee on GST returns capped till July to Rs 500
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a major relief to the GST taxpayers, the government has decided to cap the maximum late fee for Form GSTR-3B at Rs 500 per return for the extended tax period of July 2017 to July 2020 subject to the condition that such returns are filed before September 30, 2020.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Virtual activities to break the monotony
New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) It has been months of gloom amidst these unprecedented times and everyone is scouting for new ways to keep the excitement on while staying safe at home. While we sulk at home thinking about the travel restrictions and our summer vacations and other exciting holiday plans canning, One can opt for travel and unique experiences to you virtually.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Country of Origin' a matter of consideration for Indian consumers
New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) As the government orders e-commerce players to display the "Country of Origin" of products sold on their platforms, a survey reveals three in ten urban Indian respondents (31 per cent) consider the Country of Origin of a product important when buying it, but it ranks lower than other factors. The Quality of the product (77 per cent), its price (53 per cent) and the brand name or the parent brand (34 per cent) are all notably more important when deciding what to buy.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Have already started preparing for Australia tour, says Kuldeep
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Indias left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav has revealed that he has already started preparing for the Australia tour, scheduled to take place towards the end of the year.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IBBI proposes to limit cases with insolvency professionals
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In what may bring about major reform and efficiency in the insolvency regime in India, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has proposed to limit the number of cases an insolvency professional can handle to five as it noted that few insolvency professionals (IP) are handling too many cases
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Have already started preparing for Australia tour, says Kuldeep
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Indias left-arm unorthodox spin bowler Kuldeep Yadav has revealead that he has already started preparing for the Australia tour, scheduled to take place towards the end of the year.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Be monsoon ready with these skincare essentials
New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) Monsoon takes a toll on your skin and hair. Frizzy hair, lackluster skin and chapped lips are all a result of the humidity. Whether youre staying indoors or stepping outside, all you need to do is tweak your skincare routine to introduce products that address these issues.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The flipside side of banning TikTok
New Delhi, July 3 (IANSlife) Video-sharing application TikTok was a rage for people in India and its ban - along with 58 other Chinese apps - will certainly have a massive impact on people who were part of it every day, every minute. The followers, who had become addicted to the antics of the content developers, and spent hours glued to their handsets, can now experience a series of withdrawal symptoms.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Encouraging' data but Covid vax nowhere near us
New York, July 3 (IANS) There are currently 18 candidate vaccines in key clinical trials globally but despite encouraging preliminary data coming from some research labs, a Covid-19 vaccine is nowhere near while new corona cases are mounting in several countries including in India.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Imtiaz Ali: Saroj Khan behaved like a teenager on winning National Award for 'Jab We Met' (FIRST PERSON)
(Saroj Khan won her third National Award as choreographer for the song "Yeh ishq haye" in Imtiaz Alis 2007 film, "Jab We Met", which was picturised on Kareena Kapoor. Ali recalls how Khans choreographing the song happened by sheer coincidence, and also how they would collaborate again in his 2009 film "Love Aaj Kal")
2020-07-03
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Another proof of hooliganism in UP: Rahul on Kanpur firing
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday raised questions about the safety of the common people in Uttar Pradesh after eight policemen were shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha reports highest 1-day spike of 561 COVID-19 cases
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) Odisha has reported 561 COVID-19 positive cases, highest single-day spike in last 24 hours, and two death cases due to the virus, informed the health department on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Sushmita Sen: 'Aarya' is a personal win
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) For Sushmita Sen, "Aarya" is not just a professional choice, but a personal win.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
It's been challenging without teammates at SAI Bengaluru, says Karkera
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) When Hockey India announced a month-long break for all members of both men's and women's teams on June 19, everyone except Suraj Karkera decided to make their way home.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Taj Mahal to reopen from July 6, tourism industry upbeat
Agra, July 3 (IANS) The Tourism industry captains in Agra have welcomed the decision of the Union Culture Ministry to reopen the Taj Mahal and other ASI protected monuments for visitors from July 6.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Apple patents unique MacBook Pro with 5 displays
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) Apple's new patent has revealed that the company is working on a MacBook Pro with five displays.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New, more infectious strain of Covid-19 now dominates global cases: Study
London, July 3 (IANS) In a new study, researchers have shown that a variation in the viral genome of Covid-19 improved its ability to infect human cells and helped it become the dominant strain circulating around the world.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Science/Tech
France expressses concern over tense situation in Libya
Paris, July 3 (IANS) French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has expressed his country's concern over the current tense situation in Libya, stressing importance of Libya's security and stability.
2020-07-03
Category: International, France,Politics
Bereaved pet jumps to death after master passes away
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) Ever heard of a dog committing suicide? In a soul-stirring incident, a dog jumped to death from the fourth floor of a building after his master, a woman doctor, passed away.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Manchester City honour PL champions Liverpool before thashing them
Manchester, July 3 (IANS) In a humble gesture, newly crowned Premier League champions Liverpool were given a guard of honour by Manchester City players before the start of Thursday night's game played at the Etihad Stadium. However, City showed no respite in their performance and were absolutely ruthless as they thrashed Liverpool 4-0.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Kerala baby thrown by father recovers, to be discharged
Kochi, July 3 (IANS) The two-month-old baby girl, who was flung away by her father last month, has recovered and will be discharged on Saturday, according to the doctors treating her.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Madhuri Dixit on Saroj Khan's demise: Devastated by the loss of my friend and guru
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit has mourned the loss of veteran choreographer Saroj Khan saying she has lost a "friend and guru".
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
RIL net debt to dip with rights issue, Jio stake sale
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Asset monetization in Jio Platforms along with the $7 billion rightsissue s hould reduce Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)s net debt by more than half, according to a report by Morgan Stanley.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Messi unwilling to extend contract with Barca after 2021: report
Barcelona, July 3 (IANS) Star striker Lionel Messi has reportedly expressed his unwillingness to renew his contract with Barcelona, which is set to expire next year.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Windows users annoyed at being forced to install Chromium Edge browser
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Microsoft is apparently forcing Windows users to upgrade to its new Chromium Edge browser via an automatic update and most of them are not just happy with the intrusion.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
PM visits forward location in Ladakh amid tension with China (Ld)
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Amid ongoing tension at borders with China in Eastern Ladakh, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to Leh and forward locations on Friday morning to review the ground security situation, barely 18 days after a violent stand-off.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
ICMR to launch 1st indigenous Covid vax by Aug 15
Hyderabad, July 3 (IANS) The Indian council of Medical Research (ICMR) plans to launch indigenous vaccine for COVID-19 by August 15 after the completion of the clinical trials.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL discontinued before Pixel 4a release
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) Google has confirmed it is discontinuing its mid-range smartphones Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL ahead of Pixel 4a release.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sensex above 36,000 mark, Nifty at 10,600
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices rose on Friday morning with the Sensex trading above the psychological mark of 36,000 points.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
2020 T20 WC would be a logistical nightmare, feels Hussey
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey believes the 2020 T20 World Cup, slated to be played in October-November Down Under, will have to be postponed to 2021 or even 2020 as it will be a logistical nightmare to bring different teams and get them prepare for the tournament amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Worst 1-day spike of 20,903 takes corona tally to 6.25L
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India on Friday recorded the highest single-day spike of 20,903 cases, pushing the total tally to 6,25,544, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Modi in Leh to review situation post June 15 Galwan clashes
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Leh on Friday morning to review the situation 18 days after a violent faceoff in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh with the Chinese forces, in which 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Kanpur bloodbath: 2 aides of gangster Dubey shot dead (Ld)
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) Two criminals, purportedly belonging to the Vikas Dubey gang that shot dead eight police personnel early on Friday, have been shot dead by the police, hours after the incident.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kim Jong-un calls for 'maximum alert' against COVID-19
Pyongyang, July 3 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for "maximum alert" against the coronavirus pandemic, during a politburo meeting of the ruling Workers' Party, warning that premature easing of anti-virus measures will lead to "unimaginable and irretrievable crisis," state media reported on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: International, North Korea,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sony PlayStation joins Facebook ad boycott
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) Sony Playstation has joined over 400 advertisers who have decided to pull out ads from Facebook and Instagram over its failure to curb hate speech and misinformation.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Only tourists with reservations in safe hotels allowed in Goa
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) Tourists visiting Goa will be allowed into the state with only pre-booking hotel stays in registered hotels, which have the "highest safety and hygiene standards", a new advisory issued by the state Tourism Ministry has said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Global COVID-19 cases top 10.8mn: Johns Hopkins University
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to over 10.8 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 520,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away after cardiac arrest at 71 (3rd Ld)
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away after a cardiac arrest on early on Friday. She was 71.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
All places of worship closed in Kanpur till July 31
Kanpur (UP), July 3 (IANS) All places of worship in Kanpur will remain closed till July 31 in view of the continued rise in the number of Corona cases.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Madame Gandhi: Have felt quieted because I identify as female
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Madame Gandhi has seen talented women being questioned, silenced and overlooked simply because of their gender, and felt belittled because of the same. The multi-talented artiste feels we have to "press mute on lyrics or visual imagery that perpetuate stereotypes about women, girls and LGBTQIA+ folks".
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kanpur encounter: 2 Vikas Dubey aides dead
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) Two criminals, purportedly belonging to the Vikas Dubey gang that shot dead eight police personnel early on Friday, were also killed by the police, hours after the bloodbath.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
World Athletics freeze two Russia panels over unpaid fine
Paris, July 3 (IANS) World Athletics has announced that it will stand down both the Doping Review Board (DRB) and the Russian Taskforce as it has not received the payments due from the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF), nor any information on when the money may be paid, despite reminders and correspondence with the federation, the deadline of which was July 1.
2020-07-03
Category: International, France,Sports,Athletics
Amazon Prime Video app arrives on Windows 10 devices in India
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Amazon has announced that its customers in India can now access Prime Video through a dedicated app available on the Microsoft Store on Windows 10 devices.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Tesla building RNA microfactories to help fight Covid-19: Musk
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) Tesla is helping German vaccine maker CureVac build portable molecular RNA printers to help produce quick doses of vaccine maker's Covid-19 candidate.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Opposition slams Yogi govt on Kanpur incident
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) Opposition parties have mounted a blistering attack on the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the killing of eight policeman in Kanpur on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sunny Leone recalls 'brief encounter' with Saroj Khan teaching her folk dance
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Sunny Leone has shared a brief encounter with choreographer Saroj Khan, who passed away following a massive heart attack here on Friday morning.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Jaya Prada gets reprieve from Allahabad HC
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), July 3 (IANS) The Allahabad high court has quashed the non-bailable warrants (NBWs) issued against film actress and former MP Jaya Prada in two separate cases related to making derogatory remarks against some political leaders during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away after cardiac arrest at 71 (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away after a cardiac arrest on Thursday night. She was 71.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Intel to invest Rs 1,894 crore in Jio Platforms
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and Jio Platforms Limited on Friday announced that Intel Capital will invest Rs 1,894.50 crore in Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
From Army HQs to PMO, how Chinese envoy Hou 'rules the roost' in Nepal
Kathmandu, July 3 (IANS) From Nepal's Chief of Army Staff, General Purna Chandra Thapa to Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's office, the Chinese Ambassador in Kathmandu, Hou Yanqi has access to almost any place under the sun in the Himalayan Republic.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nine more NBA players test positive for COVID-19, tally goes upto 25
New York, July 3 (IANS) A total of 25 players have so far tested positive for novel coronavirus in the first eight days of testing, the NBA has announced.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Want to delve deeper into 'Make in India' strategy: OnePlus
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Despite a surge in anti-China sentiment in the country, a top executive of smartphone brand OnePlus said on Friday that the company has commenced manufacturing TVs in India and remains committed to achieving long-term growth as it seeks to integrate and delve deeper into the Make in India strategy.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Raja Kumari releases new single 'Peace'
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Indian-American rapper-songwriter Raja Kumari has come out with her new single "Peace", through which she wants to encourage people to look within themselves to find "true inner peace".
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Patient beaten to death for not paying hospital bill
Aligarh (UP), July 3 (IANS) A daily wage labourer was allegedly beaten to death by the hospital staff following an argument over payment of bills on Thursday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Family claims gangster Dubey was not home during firing
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 3 (IANS) The family members of Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight police personnel on Friday, are now claiming that Dubey has not been home since the past two days.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sam Curran suffering from sickness & diarrhoea; isolates self
Manchester, July 3 (IANS) England all-rounder Sam Curran has put himself under self isolation at his room at the Ageas Bowl after falling ill on Wednesday night, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has informed.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Twitter will give edit button when 'everyone wears a mask'
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) Twitter says it will roll out the much-anticipated Edit button if everyone wears a face mask to help health authorities fight the Covid-19 pandemic globally.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Zydus vaccine gets DCGI nod for human trial
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Zydus vaccine for COVID-19 (ZyCoV-D) has successfully completed pre-clinical development and received permission to initiate human clinical trials.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kenya seek foreign coach to guide 7s rugby team to Olympics
Nairobi, July 3 (IANS) Kenya is searching for a rugby sevens team coach to take over from New Zealand's Paul Feeney, who stepped down in June.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Other Sports
With Saroj Khan's demise Hindi cinema has lost its 'adaa', mourn celebs
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Farah Khan took to social media to mourn the death of veteran choreographer Saroj Khan, who passed away following a massive heart attack here on Friday morning.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Social app Chingari crosses 10mn downloads on Google Play Store
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Social app Chingari, a desi alternative to Chinese TikTok, on Friday said it has crossed 10 million downloads on Google Play Store and content creators are making a beeline to join the app.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Shannon Gabriel added to Windies squad for England Tests
Manchester, July 3 (IANS) Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been added to the West Indies Test squad for the ongoing tour of England where both the teams are scheduled to play a three-match series beginning July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ramos penalty takes Real Madrid four points clear in La Liga
Madrid, July 3 (IANS) Real Madrid moved four points clear of FC Barcelona at the top of La Liga, courtesy a narrow 1-0 win at home over Getafe, which came thanks to a Sergio Ramos penalty with 12 minutes to play.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Choreographer Saroj Khan passes away after cardiac arrest at 71
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away after a cardiac arrest on Thursday night. She was 71.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passes away
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan passed away following a massive heart attack here on Friday morning, Bollywood sources said.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Intel Capital invests Rs 1,894 crore in Jio Platforms
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited on Friday announced that Intel Capital, the investment arm of chip giant Intel, has invested Rs 1,894 crore in Jio Platforms.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Home and a question mark
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) He has always believed that a specific geographical location may not contain the identity we possess, despite the fact that we 'belong' there. No wonder, New-Delhi based multimedia artist Gigi Scaria has always considered himself a perpetual outsider.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nithya Menen: Acting is emotionally draining at times
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Actress Nithya Menen says there are times when she finds her job emotionally draining.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pelosi urges expansion of US sanctions against Russia
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The United States should restore sanctions against Russian intelligence and defence sectors, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said after being briefed by top intelligence officials on the Russian-Taliban bounty intelligence.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
US Supreme Court to decide if House gets Mueller grand jury material
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The US Supreme Court said it will decide whether the House of Representatives can get access to grand jury material gathered by special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US general elections.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
UN chief warns of impacts of COVID-19 on peace and security
United Nations, July 3 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reminded the Security Council of the multi-faceted implications of COVID-19 on international peace and security.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
Eight policemen killed by gangster in Kanpur
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) In a shocking incident, eight police personnel, including a circle officer, were shot dead and six policemen seriously injured when a local criminal, Vikas Dubey, and his gang sprayed them with bullets in Vikru village under Chaubeypur police circle in Kanpur in the wee hours of Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ayushmann Khurrana: I have been a cycling enthusiast all my life
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is determined to stay super fit during the pandemic and has taken up cycling. He says he has been a cycling enthusiast all his life.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Eight policemen killed by gangster in Kanpur
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) In a shocking incident, eight police personnel, including a circle officer, were shot dead and six policemen seriously injured when a local criminal, Vikas Dubey, and his gang sprayed them with bullets in Vikru village under Chaubeypur police circle in Kanpur in the wee hours of Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak PM launches initiative to protect, promote national parks
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan launched an initiative to preserve nature by protecting and promoting 15 national parks in an effort to increase the country's forest cover.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Pakistan,International
UN chief saddened by enormous loss of life in Myanmar landslide
United Nations, July 3 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was deeply saddened by the reported death of dozens of people following a large landslide in Myanmar, said his spokesman.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
US sees record daily COVID-19 cases count: CDC
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported a new single-day record of COVID-19 cases across the country at 54,357.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
10,000 COVID-19 cases recorded in Florida; highest in a day
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The southeastern US state of Florida reported 10,109 new cases of COVID-19, smashing the previous single day record, the state's Department of Heath reported.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
US stocks rise following better-than-expected jobs report
New York, July 3 (IANS) US stocks ended higher after data showed the economy added 4.8 million jobs in June.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Myanmar jade mine landslide kills 160
Yangon, July 3 (IANS) At least 162 bodies have been found after a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar, officials said.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Fauci slams lack of unified US response; remains hopeful for vaccine
New York, July 3 (IANS) America's top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci tore into the lack of a unified, national response to the coronavirus and warned that a "devil may care" interpretation in wide swathes of America to the re-opening effort is working to the country's "detriment".
2020-07-03
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
'Hanna 2': Predictable but packs a punch (IANS Review; Rating: * * * )
"Hanna" season 2 (streaming on Amazon Prime); Cast: Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, Dermot Mulroney, Yasmin Monet Prince; Created by: David Farr; Rating: * * * (three stars)
2020-07-03
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Prominent democracy activist flees Hong Kong
Hong Kong, July 3 (IANS) One of Hong Kong's most prominent young democracy activists has fled the territory after China imposed a sweeping, controversial security law.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Hungary will not allow entry of non-EU citizens: PM
Budapest, July 3 (IANS) Hungary will not allow citizens from non-European Union (EU) countries, except for Serbia, to enter the country in wake of an EU recommendation, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said.
2020-07-03
Category: International, Hungary,Politics
Delhi Police retired ASI's son shot dead
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A Delhi Police retired Assistant sub inspector's son was shot multiple times by an unidentified man in Delhi's Rohini Aman Vihar on Thursday night. He was rushed to the hospital but was declared brought dead.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jeffrey Epstein ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell arrested by FBI
London, July 3 (IANS) British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, an ex-girlfriend of convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, is facing charges in the US after being arrested by the FBI.
2020-07-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
ED under some pressure, says Patel after third grilling
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) After hours of grilling by Enforcement Directorate (ED) on links with fugitive Sterling Biotech promoters, Congress treasurer Ahmed Patel said the financial probe agency is working under some pressure as no proof has been found against him despite answering 128 questions.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TSJC felicitates sports personalities on World Sports Journalists Day
Agartala, July 3 (IANS) The Tripura Sports Journalists Club (TSJC) on Thursday felicitated 10 sports personalities on the occasion of the World Sports Journalists Day.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
35 acres of land allotted for burial of Covid victims in B'luru
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government has set aside 35 acres of land to exclusively bury Covid victims from the city, following some people objecting to burials near their dwellings, an official said on Thursday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Hidden in a secret cavity, 500 kg of cannabis recovered
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi Police's Crime Branch has seized 500 kg of contraband cannabis, valued at more than Rs 5 crore in the international market, brought here in a truck, police said on Thursday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa reports highest single-day spike of 95 Covid cases
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) Goa witnessed its highest single-day spike in the number of Covid-19 cases on Thursday with 95 persons testing positive, taking the tally of active cases in the state to 744, according to state Health Ministry data.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
How can probe, prosecution become one, Delhi govt argues in HC
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) While the Centre and Delhi governments' tussle over who will represent the city police in matters concerning the February riots revived before the Delhi High Court on Thursday, counsel for the state government raised concern about the investigation and prosecution joining hands.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National
Third railway coaching terminal commissioned in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) The South Western Railway (SWR) has commissioned the Rs 240 crore third coaching terminal at Baiyyappanahalli in the city's eastern suburb for starting passengers trains, an official said on Thursday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Name Priyanka as CM candidate for UP: Karti Chidambaram
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Amid the row over the eviction notice served by the Centre to Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, party MP Karti Chidambaram has suggested that Priyanka Gandhi should be made the chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
All Nagaland declared 'disturbed area', AFSPA extended 6 mths
Kohima, July 3 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry (MHA) has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland for another six months, officials said here on Thursday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics,Defence/Security
One terrorist killed in Srinagar encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) One terrorist was killed and a CRPF jawan was injured in an encounter at Malbagh in Srinagar on Thursday night.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
CBI files fraud case against Punjab Basmati Rice Ltd
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against Punjab Basmati Rice Ltd for cheating a consortium of six banks to the tune of Rs 350.84 crore by disposing off the stock and prime security.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JioMeet takes on Zoom, can support up to 100 participants
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Amid growing calls for 'Made in India' digital tools, Reliance Jio has launched a free video-conferencing application called JioMeet, taking on US-based Zoom platform.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Woman's paramour kills her five-year-old daughter
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) A woman's alleged friendship with two men took a tragic turn on Thursday with one of them killing her five-year-old daughter and injuring her and the other friend, police said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI books GVK Group Chairman, son; MIAL denies any wrongdoing (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Four days after registering a case against GVK Group of Companies Chairman Gunupati Venkata Krishna Reddy and his son and Mumbai International Airport Ltd Managing Director G.V. Sanjay Reddy among others for alleged irregularities to the tune of Rs 705 crore in the running of the airport, the CBI carried out searches at several locations in Mumbai and Hyderabad, sources said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Picnic turns tragic as 5 youths drown in Maha waterfall
Palghar (Maharashtra), July 2 (IANS) Five youths, aged 18-22 years, drowned in the popular Kal Mandavi Waterfalls near the Jawhar town here on Thursday evening, officials said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shah discusses Covid strategy with Delhi, UP, Hry CMs (Ld)
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday chaired a meeting via video conference with the Chief Ministers of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana for a unified strategy to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Biggest single-day jump takes Telangana Covid tally to 18,570
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) In the biggest surge since the outbreak of Covid-19, Telangana on Thursday registered 1,213 cases, taking the tally to 18,570 cases.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Motherson Sumi Systems approves 'Group Reorganisation Plan'
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Specialised automotive component manufacturer Motherson Sumi Systems' Board on Thursday approved a group reorganisation plan.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Guidelines for reopening of monuments, museums issued
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Central government on Thursday issued a slew of directions for reopening of monuments and museums, protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, from July 6.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Art/Culture/Books
BSE's yoyo swing: From 42K to 25K to 35K in less than 6 months
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The BSE Sensex is on a roller-coaster ride as it went from a high in January to a low in March and continuing the pattern, has gained almost 11,000 points in 66 sessions.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IndiGo offers 25% discount to docs, nurses fighting Covid
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Airline major IndiGo will provide up to 25 per cent 'Tough Cookie' discount on airfares to nurses and doctors who have served in these challenging times.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Encounter breaks out in Srinagar
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and the security forces at Malbagh, Srinagar on Thursday night.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Unable to comment on rumours about deal with Future Group: RIL
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has clarified that it is unable to comment on speculation and rumours on a deal to acquire the retail businesses of Future Group.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karnataka to ramp up Covid-19 testing for early detection
Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) Concerned over rising Covid-19 cases in the state, Karnataka would ramp up testing to detect infected people early for isolating and quarantining them for treatment, said state Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Kuwaiti officer linked to trafficking accused B'desh lawmaker suspended
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) A Kuwaiti major general, working in the Interior Ministry, has been suspended in connection with his alleged link with human trafficking and visa trading business of Bangladesh lawmaker M. Shahidul Islam Papul in the Gulf kingdom, as per reports.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
No charges for receiving plasma, Delhi Plasma Bank clarifies
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi Plasma Bank clarified on Thursday that it does not charge any amount for providing plasma to the patients, after a document started doing the rounds on social media where it was mentioned that the bank would charge Rs 25,000 from private and corporate hospitals against the plasma provided to them.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Set method to receive complaints on PPE kits, HC to AAP
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday suggested the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government to formulate a mechanism wherein healthcare workers including doctors, nurses and paramedical staff can put forth their grievances anonymously against hospitals or nursing homes that fail to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits, masks or other safety gears.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Maha sees new high of 6,330 Covid cases, Mumbai cases cross 80K
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Maharashtra's daily Covid-19 cases scaled a new record of 6,330 - up from Wednesday's high of 5,537, with Mumbai's tally crossing the 80K mark, health officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Pro-Khalistan activist Pannu booked in Punjab
Chandigarh, July 2 (IANS) A day after Gurpatwant Singh Pannu of the Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) was declared a designated terrorist under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, the Punjab Police on Thursday registered two FIRs in Amritsar and Kapurthala against him and his associates, including SFJ member Joginder Singh Gujjar, who reportedly came to India from Italy in February this year.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
HC seeks police response on transfer of case involving Italian lawyer
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has sought a response from the Delhi Police over a petition seeking transfer of a case, involving Italian lawyer Stefano Bagianti, from the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the grounds that the probe has been compromised in collusion with the accused and the Italian lawyer.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Surat becomes new hotspot as Gujarat's Covid tally nears 34K
Gandhinagar, July 2 (IANS) Gujarat again recorded the highest single-day spike in the number of positive cases on Thursday, as 681 fresh cases took the states Covid-19 tally to 33,999.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
1,502 Covid-19 cases in Karnataka zoom tally to 18,016
Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) Karnataka registered the highest single-day rise of 1,502 Covid-19 cases, with Bengaluru contributing the lion's share as the state's tally rose to 18,016, an official said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Singer Thomson Andrews set to debut as show host
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Singer Thomson Andrews, who makes his debut as an anchor of a music travel show, says his new calling was exciting because it gave him the opportunity to experience music, food and culture while interacting with music icons through the episodes.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Malls' operating income could decline 45-60%: ICRA Research
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Malls' operating income is expected to decline by 45-60 per cent in FY2021, ICRA Research said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sonal Sehgal to romance Russian co-star in debut co-production
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Actress Sonal Sehgal will romance Russian actor Jurijs Dyakonovs in her debut co-production, the sci-fi thriller "Manny". The film is directed by Latvian director Dace Puce and stars Russian, British, Latvian, French and Indian actors.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Singapore reports 188 new Covid-19 cases; 44,310 in total
Singapore, July 2 (IANS) Singapore's Ministry of Health reported 188 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 44,310.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
20 ISRO officials to go into isolation as trainee Covid positive
Thiruvananthapuram, July 2 (IANS) As many as 20 officials of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) here were on Thursday asked to go into isolation after a young trainee was found to be Covid positive.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Madras HC should rule fast on OBC quota in medical seats: TN
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has moved the Supreme Court, seeking a direction to the Madras High Court to "expeditiously hear and dispose" off petitions against the Centre's decision not granting 50 per cent quota to OBCs in medical seats surrendered by the state in the all India quota in 2020-21.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Diana Penty follows her gut feeling while picking scripts
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Actress Diana Penty follows her gut feeling when it comes to picking scripts, and says that it has never let her down.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Zuckerberg refuses to bow down, expects advertisers to return 'soon'
San Francisco, July 2 (IANS) As hundreds of companies halt advertising on Facebook and Instagram, Its CEO Mark Zuckerberg is confident the brands would soon return on the platform.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Can't wait to get back into that dressing room: Pujara
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara shared a photograph of the Indian Test side celebrating their series win in Australia last year on Thursday and said that he can't wait to get back among the players in the dressing room. Pujara last played for India in their second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch in March.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Elle Macpherson is not stressed about ageing
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Supermodel Elle Macpherson believes in inner beauty more than the outer charm.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Star Sports to ring in Dhoni's b'day with specially packaged shows
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Broadcaster Star Sports will be airing some of M.S. Dhoni's best innings playing for India and his Indian Premier League (IPL) side Chennai Super Kings for a week till July 8 to celebrate the former India captain's 39th birthday on July 7. Viewers and fans can catch full match highlights of some of MSDs greatest matches on the Star Sports network.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Aditi Rao Hydari: Every story will find space, in OTT or at the theatres
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) "Sufiyum Sujatayum" going to be the first Malayalam film to be released on OTT platform on Friday, and lead actress of the film Aditi Rao Hydari feels though the magic of watching a film on the big screen will always remain, OTT indicates the future.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CBI books Bulandshahr-based company for cheating banks of Rs 424 cr
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Cracking its whip against bank defaulters, the CBI on Thursday carried out searches at the premises of Bulandshahr-based Santosh Overseas Limited and its director Sunil Mittal in connection with an alleged fraud of over Rs 424 crore.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tesla delivers over 90K vehicles in Q2 2020, stock up 9%
San Francisco, July 2 (IANS) Tesla stocks were up 9 per cent on Thursday after the electric car maker posted stronger-than-expected quarterly deliveries.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
UoH forms task force to chart resumption of academic activities
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) The University of Hyderabad (UoH) has set up a task force that will chalk out a roadmap for resumption of academic activities, which have remained suspended since March 15 this year.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Trusted and respected Sir Everton Weekes tremendously, says Lara
Port of Spain, July 2 (IANS) Former captain Brian Lara on Thursday mourned the demise of legendary West Indies batsman Everton Weekes, saying he was a man he trusted and respected tremendously.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
NCLAT suspends court work till July 10 after two Covid cases
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Thursday suspended court work, including virtual hearings and filing, till July 10 after detection of two coronavirus cases.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Singer Thomson Andrews set to debut as show host
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Singer Thomson Andrews, who makes his debut as an ancor of a music travel show, says his new calling was exciting because it gave him the opportunity to experience music, food and culture while interacting with music icons through the episodes.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Railways runs record 2.8-km-long 'Shesh Naag' freight train
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Days after the Indian Railways created history by joining three trains carrying more than 1,500 tonnes in an 'Anaconda' formation, the Indian Railways on Thursday broke its own record by operating 'Shesh Naag', a 2.8-km-long freight train amalgamating four empty BOXN rakes.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Senior National Conference leader tests Covid-19 positive
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Senior National Conference leader Ali Mohammad Sagar and three of his family members have tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Scindia manages to get a substantial share in MP ministry
Bhopal, July 2 (IANS) With 14 non-MLAs bagging ministerial berths, the 33-member BJP ministry in Madhya Pradesh has the look of Jyotiradiya Scindia's team with Shivraj Singh Chouhan as the "caretaker Chief Minister".
2020-07-02
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
NIA arrest another accused in 2019 Pulwama attack case
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack case in which 40 CRPF troopers were killed, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday said it has arrested one more accused who was in touch with Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) members in Pakistan.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
Alia Bhatt: Social media that is meant to connect people divides them
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt on Thursday took to social media to express her gratitude to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for inviting her to be a member. In the same message, Alia claimed that social media divides people.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Water of historic Telangana well believed to have medicinal value
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) The water from this historic well was once used to quench the thirst of the Nizams, the rulers of then Hyderabad State. Centuries later, it is still believed to have the same medicinal properties.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Shivam Bhaargava on being Akasa's 'bechara boyfriend' in 'Naiyyo'
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Actor Shivam Bhaargava has revealed that he became a part of Akasa and Raftaars song "Naiyyo" because of his social media post.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bharti Airtel's Ajai Puri appointed COAI Chairman
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) on Thursday announced the appointment of Ajai Puri, Chief Operating Officer (India and South Asia), Bharti Airtel as its Chairman for the year 2020-21.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Arjun Kapoor visits hair salon as lockdown is eased
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) With lockdown restrictions being eased in Maharashtra, many salons and parlours have re-opened after a gap of almost three months. Actor Arjun Kapoor was quick to make a visit for a hair crop.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Jasleen Royal's musical thank you to 'delivery heroes'
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Singer Jasleen Royal has thanked the "delivery heroes" in these difficult times, in a musical way.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Need culture of 'computational drug discovery': Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday emphasised on the need to establish a culture of Computational Drug Discovery in the country.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sidharth Shukla shares words of wisdom on life
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" winner and television actor Sidharth Shukla has shared a few words of wisdom on life.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
One arrested for rape and murder of 7-year girl in TN (Ld)
Chennai, July 2 (IANS) One person has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault and death of a seven-year-old girl in Aranthangi in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district, police said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Malhar Pandya feels lucky to play Karna in 'RadhaKrishn'
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) "Nazar" actor Malhar Pandya feels very lucky to have got the opportunity to essay the role of Karna in "RadhaKrishn".
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Vidya Balan-starrer 'Shakuntala Devi' gets a release date
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) "Shakuntala Devi", which will see actress Vidya Balan as math genius Shakuntala Devi, will premiere digitally on July 31.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Delhi's coronavirus tally goes up to 92,175, toll 2,864
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi witnessed a spike of 2,373 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing its Covid-19 tally to 92,175 on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Foreign investors face curbs and lawless regime in China
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) China may be crying foul as some of its companies are being shut out of bids in other countries, but it has been for long following discriminatory policies against foreign investors.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Urvashi Rautela attends first public event post lockdown
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela attended her first public event post lockdown when she attended the launch of a hand sanitizer brand in Mumbai on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
J&K records highest single-day Covid-19 deaths
Jammu, July 2 (IANS) Eight patients succumbed on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir as the union territory on Thursday recorded the highest single-day Covid-19 deaths so far.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Would love to play under Dhoni bhai or RCB: Sreesanth
Kochi, July 2 (IANS) Back in the mix after the Kerala Ranji team decided to give him an opportunity if he can prove his fitness, fast bowler S. Sreesanth has said he wants to return to the Indian Premier League (IPL). It was his alleged involvement in a spot-fixing scandal that not only rocked the 2013 edition of the cash-rich league, but also saw Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings serve suspensions.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
Sushant's family launches 'Nepometer', rates 'Sadak 2' as 98 per cent nepotistic!
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A Twitter handle dedicated to 'Nepometer, described as an app to gauge how 'Nepotostic a film is, has been impressing netizens no sooner it was launched by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's brother-in-law Vishal Kirti's brother Mayuresh Krishna.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Started understanding MS Dhoni after 2013: Ishant Sharma
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Fast bowler Ishant Sharma said that he truly got to know M.S. Dhoni only after 2013. He interacted with him more in that period and understood Dhoni's famously calm nature and how he treats younger players in the side.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vedanta to be excluded from Nifty50 due to delisting
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Bellwether stock index NSE Nifty50 will exclude natural resources major Vedanta from July 31.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi govt forms expert panel to explore economic reforms
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi government on Thursday formed a 12-member expert committee to explore economic reform measures to help businesses recover from the impact of Covid-19.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Assam moves MSME ordinance, protests on conversion of land
Guwahati, July 2 (IANS) The Assam Cabinet's approval of an ordinance to allow conversion of land without multiple clearances from the certain authorities for setting up Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) set off protests within and outside the state on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
PIL in J&K HC challenges interest on loans during moratorium
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Union Finance Ministry, the Union Home Ministry, the J&K government, the Reserve Bank of India and the J&K Bank Ltd, the lead bank in the UT, on a PIL challenging charging of interest on loans during the moratorium period.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Adria Tour aftermath shows the health risk that exists: Sania
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Tennis ace Sania Mirza feels that the aftermath of World No.1 Novak Djokovic's infamous Adria Tour will make players think twice before getting back to the tour. Sania's comeback year has been hampered because of the coronavirus pandemic that has enforced a break in competitive tennis since the second week of March.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
OnePlus enters affordable TV segment with 2 new series in India
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Chinese tech brand OnePlus on Thursday entered the affordable TV segment with the launch of two new series, U Series and Y Series, in India at a starting price of Rs 12,999.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
26 die in fresh lightning strikes across Bihar (Ld)
Patna, July 2 (IANS) In Bihar, more people were killed by lightning strikes in a week than due to coronavirus. On Thursday, 26 more people died in fresh lightning strikes across the state.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Exercise may help prevent vision loss: Study
New York, July 2 (IANS) Exercise can slow down or prevent the development of macular degeneration and may also help reduce other common causes of vision loss, such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, say researchers.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UN court rejects Italy's claim of compensation from India in 2012 naval dispute
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) An independent court of the United Nations has held Italy guilty of breaching India's freedom of navigation in the 2012 naval dispute between the two countries and rejected Italy's claim of compensation from India.
2020-07-02
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Fair & Lovely to be known as Glow & Lovely
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL)'s flagship skin care brand Fair & Lovely will now be known as Glow & Lovely.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi launches remote learning plan to minimise academic loss
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday announced the commencement of remote teaching-learning activities for students of city government schools starting next Monday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
NHRC asks J&K, Ladakh to inform about custodial, encounter deaths
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Union territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh to inform it about any custodial death within 24 hours and any encounter death within 48 hours, as per its guidelines.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Global cues push equity markets higher, auto, IT stocks rise (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Buoyant global cues along with initial signs of an economic turnaround pushed the key Indian equity indices higher on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Facebook to shut down its first TikTok clone Lasso
San Francisco, July 2 (IANS) Social networking giant Facebook is killing its TikTok-inspired video app Lasso which was launched last year.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Indian Paralympic shooting team to take part in online league
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The Online Shooting League starting from Saturday will have Indian participation in the form of paralympic shooters who will form a three-member team called the 'Indian Tigers' with the approval of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI).
2020-07-02
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
'Crunched' Maha Power Ministry seeks Rs 10K cr central grant
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Faced with a cash crunch, a debt burden of Rs 38,282 crore and falling revenues in view of Covid-19 pandemic, the Maharashtra Power Department on Thursday sought a grant of Rs 10,000 crore to tide over the immediate crisis.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Ghungroo' singer Shilpa Rao recalls performing in UK
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) "Ghungroo" fame singer Shilpa Rao went down memory lane and recalled performing at the Glastonbury Festival in United Kingdom.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Eng vs WI: English players to carry Black Lives Matter logo on shirts
London, July 2 (IANS) The England Mens Test team will wear a Black Lives Matter logo on their playing shirts when they face West Indies in the #raisethebat three-match Test Series, starting July 8. The decision was taken by the England and Wales Cricket Board, fully supported by the England players led by Test captain Joe Root and stand-in captain for the first Test Ben Stokes.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
TN reports 4,343 new Covid-19 cases, 57 deaths
Chennai, July 2 (IANS) Coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu touched a new high on Thursday as 4,343 people tested Covid-19 positive, said the State Health Department, here. The total number of cases in the state is 98,392.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Neha Dhupia: Be kind to yourself and your body
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia says it took awhile for her to be proud and comfortable in her own skin, adding that it is important to be "kind to yourself and your body".
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Congress objects to opening PwC office in Kerala Secretariat
Thiruvananthapuram, July 2 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition in Kerala on Thursday slammed the Pinarayi Vijayan government for going ahead with opening the office of PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt Ltd inside the state Secretariat.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Goa Speaker urges MLAs to undergo Covid test ahead of session (Ld)
Panaji, July 2 (IANS) Two days after a ruling BJP MLA tested positive for Covid-19, Speaker of the Goa assembly Rajesh Patnekar on Thursday urged all legislators to get themselves tested for the virus.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Likee, Bigo Live suspend services, TikTok says no legal action
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Short-video platform Likee on Thursday said it has temporarily pulled off the app from Google Play and Apple App Stores and has suspended its service in India.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Containment zones further reduced in Gurugram
Gurugram, July 2 (IANS) With the recovery rate higher than fresh Covid cases in Gurugram, the district administration has announced a marginal decrease in fresh containment zones after a review meeting held in the city's mini Secretariat.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Goa hotels await SOP, govt guidelines on reopening
Panaji, July 2 (IANS) The Goa travel and tourism industry on Thursday welcomed the state government decision to open the tourism sector, even as hoteliers continued to await government guidelines and SOPs.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Day after boyfriend's suicide, girl ends life in Mohali
Chandigarh, July 2 (IANS) A day after a 22-year-old youth committed suicide by hanging himself from a wooden ladder, his girlfriend too ended her life in Mohali on Thursday in a similar manner, the police said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Varun Sood on how he aced the lockdown period
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) "Ace The Quarantine" host Varun Sood said that the lockdown period has given him an opportunity to revisit some old habits and explore new ones.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi riots: HC vacates bail granted to Rajdhani School owner
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After there seemed no sign of conclusion of the tussle between the Centre and the Delhi government inside the court room, the Delhi High Court on Thursday vacated the bail granted to Delhi riots accused school owner Faisal Farooq.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Contracts of foreign coaches to be extended till September 30, 2021: SAI
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Thursday announced that contracts of all foreign coaches will be extended till September 30, 2021 due to the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to next year. Additionally, it also said that contracts for new foreign coaches will henceforth last four years.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Bihar polls: BJP state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav on temple run
New Delhi/Patna, July 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party which is preparing for the Bihar Assembly election, is in action mode. BJP national general secretary and state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav, who is on a 10-day visit from Delhi to take stock of the election preparations in Bihar, is visiting temples in the state daily.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Utkarsh Ambudkar to headline comedy pilot 'Ghosts'
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Indian origin American actor Utkarsh Ambudkar, who acted in "Pitch Perfect" and "Blindspotting", will be seen as the male lead in the single-camera comedy pilot "Ghosts".
2020-07-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Samsung set to launch over 20 Smart TVs next week from Rs 20K
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After launching a bouquet of premium and ultra-premium TVs in India, Samsung is geared up to unveil over 20 new models of Smart TVs next week, with price starting from Rs 20,000.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Global e-waste surges 21% in five years: UN report
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A record 53.6 million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019, up 21 per cent in just five years, the UN's Global E-waste Monitor 2020 said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Wife & daughters clear of COVID-19, says Afridi
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Thursday revealed that his wife and two daughters have tested negative for COVID-19 after initially testing positive for the deadly virus.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Shah discusses Covid-19 situation with Delhi, UP, Haryana CMs
New Delhi, July (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a meeting via video link with the Chief Ministers of Delhi, UP and Haryana and discussed Covid-19 situation and its management, here on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IIT-R develops device to disinfect personal belongings
Roorkee, July 2 (IANS) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT-R) announced on Thursday that they have developed a disinfection box that can be used for sterilising a wide variety of personal belongings to reduce the transmission risk of Covid-19.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Health/Medicine
SpiceJet brings back 30K Indians on 200 charter flights
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet has operated 200 charter flights since May till now to fly 30,000 Indian nationals back home.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
One arrested for rape and murder of 7-year-old girl in TN
Chennai, July 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police have arrested one person in connection with the sexual assault and death of a seven-year-old girl in Aranthangi in Pudukottai district, police said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Odisha govt to start plasma therapy for Covid-19 patients
Bhubaneswar, July 2 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday decided to start plasma therapy for the treatment of Covid-19 patients in the state, officials said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Bhumi Pednekar gives make-up lessons on social media
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar treated her fans and followers with a make-up tutorial on social media, "just for fun".
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
K'taka's 'man of ponds' rewarded with free lifetime bus pass
Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has rewarded octogenarian pond rejuvenation champion Kamegowda with a free lifetime bus pass, an official said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Sameksha, Shael's new song a tribute to doctors fighting COVID-19
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Singer Shael Oswal has launched his latest single titled "Tere naal" along with actress Sameksha. The song is being pitched as a tribute to the "corona warriors".
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Near-stampede situation in Bengal village over Amphan relief
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal on Thursday witnessed a near-stampede like situation as thousands of people queued up in front of a local BDOs office to submit documents for Amphan relief. A few villagers were injured in the melee.
2020-07-02
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Kerala records 160 new Covid-19 positive cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 2 (IANS) It was another day of high in terms of Covid-19 positive cases in Kerala as the state on Thursday recorded 160 new infections -- the second-highest in a day so far, Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
NPCI to build Rs 500 crore smart data centre in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) The National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella organization for operating retail payments and settlement systems in the country, will develop its smart data centre in Hyderabad at an investment of Rs 500 crore.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
NPPA plans price control on critical Covid-19 medical equipment
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) In order to keep a check on the price rise of critical medical equipment during Covid-19 pandemic, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has asked all manufacturers and importers of pulse oximeters and oxygen concentrators to immediately provide price-related data so that necessary verification could be done.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Kriti Kharbanda watches Pulkit, pet dog 'meditate'
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kriti Kharbanda had a witty jibe when she caught her rumoured boyfriend Pulkit Samrat and his pet dog Drogo sleeping on the floor.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
WI cricketers observe a minute's silence in memory of Weekes
London, July 2 (IANS) The West Indies cricket team in England observed a minute's silence in memory of the legendary Everton Weekes who passed away at the Christ Church home on Wednesday in Barbados. He was 95.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Modi may open Rohtang tunnel named after Vajpayee in Sept: HP CM
Shimla, July 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate the strategic Rohtang tunnel named after the late Atal Bihari Vajpayee in September, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Azam wants to be compared with Pakistan greats, not Kohli
Worcestershire, July 2 (IANS) Pakistan white-ball skipper Babar Azam on Thursday said that he wants to be compared with former batting greats of his own nation rather than India skipper Virat Kohli.
2020-07-02
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Anushka Sharma: People have seen enough of formula
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Actress-producer Anushka Sharma feels people have seen enough of formula and are done with traditional ways of storytelling.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
23 more ITBP jawans tested Covid-19 positive in Himachal
Shimla, July 2 (IANS) A day after five Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans tested Covid-19 positive in Himachal Pradesh, 23 new patients belonging to the paramilitary force and with travel history to Srinagar were reported on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Bengal bureaucrat tests positive for Covid-19
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) A senior bureaucrat of the West Bengal government was detected with Covid-19 disease on Thursday. He was posted at the state secretariat Nabanno buildings.
2020-07-02
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi Cong chief calls on MPs, MLAs to rise against fuel price hike
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi Congress chief Anil Kumar has written to all MPs and MLAs from Delhi across parties, to rise above narrow political considerations to join hands with the Congress to prevail upon the Modi government at the Centre and the AAP government in Delhi to reduce the excise duty and VAT on petrol and diesel.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress alleges PPP model in Railways is " jugglery of words"
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Congress has said that the government is pushing railways into private hands and the Public Private Partnership is just "jugglery of words" after the government invited private participation in passenger train operations on 109 pairs of routes.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India at the forefront of a fast bowling renaissance: Bishop
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Commentator and former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop said that world cricket is currently going through a golden period of fast bowling and India are at the forefront of what he called a "fast bowling renaissance." He also said that the best fast bowlers in the world who can play all three formats need to be preserved somewhat like how India have done with Jasprit Bumrah.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Younis once brought a knife to my throat, Arthur had to intervene'
London, July 2 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Younis Khan had once held a knife to ex-batting coach Grant Flower's throat for offering him batting tips, the former Zimbabwe batsman has claimed.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Online education might create digital divide: Sisodia
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Asserting that online education might create a 'digital divide', Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday emphasised on the relevance of 'one-to-one learning' and 'learning with human feel'.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
No Covid community infection in Maha, says Health Minister
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Warning hospitals fleecing patients of stringent action, Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday asserted that despite the growing numbers, "there is no community transmission" of Covid-19 in Maharashtra.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Gauff can change the world for the better, feels Navratilova
London, July 2 (IANS) Legendary tennis player Martina Navratilova heaped praise on 16-year-old America sensation Coco Gauff for her powerful speech at a 'Black Lives Matter' protest recently.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
TN custody deaths: Cops arrested, face murder charge
Chennai, July 2 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Police's Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) have arrested five suspended policemen working in Sathankulam police station in Tuticorin district for the murder of P. Jeyaraj and his son J. Bennicks, officials said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Now experience travel at home (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 2 (IANSlife) Life in lockdown and through Coronavirus has been tough, even on the most optimistic of souls. Travel feels like a lifetime ago, especially for those who enjoy adventure and the outdoors.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Parth Samthaan opens up on his moments of depression during lockdown
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Like many others, "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" actor Parth Samthaan has also faced moments of depression and sadness during the coronavirus lockdown.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pvt trains' fares to be competitive with airlines: Chairman
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A day after inviting the request for qualifications from private entities for running 151 trains on 109 pairs of routes, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav on Thursday said the private train operations would begin by April 2023 and the fares in these trains would be competitive with air fares on similar routes.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Only 5% operations by private players in rlys: Chairman
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A day after the Indian Railways announced a major push for the private sector by inviting request for qualifications for passenger train operations on 109 pairs of routes through 151 modern trains, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav on Thursday said that only five per cent of the total operations of the Railways will be given to private players.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alaya F takes up the 50 push-up challenge
Her Instagram series of "#AlayaAF" has been providing a motivational factor during the lockdown. She has treated her fans with a lot of short videos that urge them to utilise their time productively. The interactive video series also helps her to stay in touch with fans and the audience.
2020-07-02
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kangana Ranaut denies being called for questioning in Sushant case yet
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut's social media team has denied reports that the actress will be questioned by Mumbai Police as a part of the investigation of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
17 die in fresh lightning strikes across Bihar
Patna, July 2 (IANS) At least 17 more people died in lightning strikes in various parts of Bihar on Thursday, officials said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pvt trains will help people get confirmed ticket: Chairman
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A day after the Indian Railways made a major privatisation push by inviting request for qualifications from private entities for participation in passenger train operations on 109 pairs of routes through 151 modern trains, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav said it would help in providing confirmed tickets to passengers on the high-demand routes.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US H-1B visa suspension should be revoked: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has demanded that suspension of the H-1B visas should be revoked as it will impact millions of Indians. He also said that America has benefited from India's talent.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Kabir Singh' actress Geetika Mehandru joins 'Choti Sarrdaarni'
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) "Kabir Singh" actress Geetika Mehandru says she has replaced actress Jinal Jain in the show "Choti Sarrdaarni".
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Railways achieves 100% punctuality first time
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Railways, here on Thursday, claimed to have achieved 100 per cent punctuality of trains -- first time in its history.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kohli lauds Hardik for fly push ups, takes up the challenge
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Impressed by teammate Hardik Pandya's fly push ups, India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday posted a video on social media doing the same exercise.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Amazon driver quits via Twitter, leaves van with packages on road
San Francisco, July 2 (IANS) A young Amazon delivery driver Derick Lancaster took to the Twitter to quit his job an abandoned a van full of packages at a Marathon gas station in Michigan state of the US.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Guardiola rules out Sancho's return to Manchester City
Manchester, July 2 (IANS) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola categorically denied that Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho could return to Etihad Stadium and stated the move won't make any sense. Sancho played for two years in the Manchester City youth set-up before deciding to move to Bundesliga with Dortmund in 2017.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Sushant top trending in June on Google Search in India
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The top trending topic in India over June was Sushant Singh Rajput and the interest for the late actor spiked sharply on June 14 to reach an all-time high in a national level, Google said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Technology
Indigenous systems will immensely benefit forces: DRDO
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said on Thursday that the armed forces and the industry will be immensely benefitted by the manufacturing of indigenous systems.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sri Lanka's active Covid-19 cases down to 227
Colombo, July 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's active Covid-19 cases reduced to 227 on Thursday as 79 more patients recovered and were discharged from hospital, according to health ministry's statistics.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Sri Lanka,National,Health/Medicine
Voters above 65 yrs, Covid patients get postal ballot rights
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Centre has allowed voters above 65 years and Covid-19 positive people under home or institutional quarantine to use postal ballot to cast their votes in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crosses 16,000
Amaravati, July 2 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh crossed 16,000 on Thursday with 845 people testing positive during the last 24 hours, health officials said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Djokovic and wife Jelena test negative for COVID-19
Belgrade, July 2 (IANS) Tennis World No.1 Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have both tested negative for coronavirus, the player's media team said on Thursday. Djokovic was the fourth player to test positive after participating in his Adria Tour which ended up producing a cluster of coronavirus cases.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
How China openly discriminates against foreign firms, investors
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) As India takes a tough stand against Chinese companies and their operations on its turf in the wake of deadly Galwan Valley standoff, China which calls itself a harbinger of new-age trade has long been discriminating across industries, especially against foreign entities that come to work in that country.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Technology
UKIBC appoints Jayant Krishna as group CEO
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The UK India Business Council has appointed Jayant Krishna as its new Group Chief Executive Officer, effective from August 3, 2020.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Coal miners' strike hits production in Telangana's Singareni
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) Coal production in Telangana's Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) came to a halt on Thursday as miners began a three-day strike called by various unions to protest against the Centre's decision to privatise the mines.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Tendulkar, Kumble lead tributes as Everton Weekes passes away aged 95
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Former India cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble led the way in paying tribute to legendary West Indies cricketer Everton Weekes after he passed away, aged 95, at his Christ Church home in Barbados on Wednesday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Akshay-starrer 'Bellbottom' is an untold true story: Writer Aseem Arrora
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Screenwriter Aseem Arrora is currently busy with his upcoming Akshay Kumar-starrer "Bellbottom". The writer says the rollercoaster spy ride will overwhelm the audience with strong emotions.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Threat perception of Priyanka, Rahul has not changed: Cong
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra got an eviction notice from the government, the Congress said that the threat perception of the Gandhi family has not changed. They are still Z plus protectees and only the protection agency has been changed from the SPG to another agency, the party said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid-19 cases in Russia increase to 661,165
Moscow, July 2 (IANS) Russia recorded 6,760 more Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 661,165, the country's coronavirus response centre said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Aastha Gill: Lockdown will change the tastes of people
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Singer Aastha Gill feels the lockdown scenario amid the coronavirus pandemic will have an impact on the taste of people when it comes to music.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
WHO: Covid-19 hitting livelihoods, causing anxiety, stress
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the global Covid-19 pandemic has hit the lives and livelihoods of the people, besides causing fear and depression in them.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Don't stop home collection of Covid samples: HC to pvt labs
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Keeping in view the prevailing circumstances when the Covid-19 cases are on the rise, the Delhi High Court has advised the private labs not to stop home collection of samples.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Coronil' controversy: Plea seeks FIR against Ramdev for false claims
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Days after yoga guru Ramdev launched 'Coronil', claiming that it can cure coronavirus, a plea has been filed in a Delhi court seeking a direction to police to register FIR against the him, Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, Acharya Balkrishna and others for making false claims and gaining money out of misery of people.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tendulkar, Kumble lead tributes as Everton Weeks passes away aged 95
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Former India cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble led the way in paying tribute to legendary West Indies cricketer Everton Weeks after he passed away, aged 95, at his Christ Church home in Barbados on Wednesday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Now, bio-tech, B.pharma students to aid research on Covid-19 drug
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Amid the rising cases of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country, professionals, teachers, researchers and students from various fields of studies such as computer science, chemistry, pharmacy, medicine and biotechnology will extend assistance in the process of research and preparation of a vaccine.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Everton Weekes to feature in cricket museum at Eden Gardens
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), while mourning the demise of West Indian legend Everton Weekes, on Thursday announced that the iconic cricketer would feature in the soon to come up cricket museum at Eden Gardens. Legendary West Indies batsman Weekes passed away at the Christ Church home on Wednesday in Barbados. He was 95.
2020-07-02
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Women with high BP during pregnancy susceptible to heart disease
London, July 2 (IANS) Women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to develop heart disease and heart failure in later life, warn researchers.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Delhi cops pull the trigger on street crime
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) To check the sudden spurt in street crime cases in the capital, the Delhi Police it seems have decided not to hesitate while opening fire on criminals in case they are challenged.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Huawei Mate X2 to launch in 2020 with 120Hz display: Report
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is reportedly planning to launch its another foldable smartphone Mate X2 in India this year with 120Hz display refresh rate.
2020-07-02
Category: International, China,Technology
B'luru MP tests negative after meeting infected doctor
Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya has tested negative for Covid-19 following a meeting with an infected doctor at the Victoria Hospital here.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Spitting in Connaught Place, posh markets will cost you Rs 1K
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Spitting at public places will now attract an on-the-spot fine of Rs 1,000 or punishment under provisions of law, for violators visiting the national capital's posh markets like Connaught Place, Khan Market, Gole market and Sarojini Nagar Market. It will be a part of a phase wise anti spitting drive launched by New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Priyanka to shift to Lucknow after Covid 19 subsides'
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After the government sent Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi a notice to vacate her 35 Lodi Estate official bungalow within a month, party sources said that being in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh she is likely to shift to Lucknow.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India rushes to buy fighters amid border standoff with China
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Amid the tense situation at the border with China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday approved a proposal for procurement of 21 MiG-29 fighter aircraft, along with upgradation of 59 Mig-29s, and 12 more Su-30 MKI aircraft.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Liverpool will want to continue their dominance against City, feels Shearer
London, July 2 (IANS) Newcastle great and former England striker Alan Shearer feels Premier League champions Liverpool will go after Manchester City's records now as the two sides meet on Thursday night.
2020-07-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'Urban forest' set up at CAG's office in Delhi
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) In a bid to control air pollution in the national capital, an 'urban forest has been set up in the park of the Comptroller and Auditor Generals (CAG) office.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
DP asked to file FIR against cop for throwing man off roof
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Amid nation-wide outrage over the police brutality, a Delhi court has ordered the city police to register FIR against the cop who, along with two others, allegedly threw a man off the roof in the Burari area of North Delhi.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saif gets trolled for claiming he is a victim of nepotism
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan declared in an interview that he has been a victim of nepotism, but he only ended up being a target of memes and tolls in social media.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Philippines frees over 15,000 prisoners amid Covid-19 outbreak
Manila, July 2 (IANS) The Philippines has released a total of 15,322 prisoners amid a rising number of Covid-19 cases, officials said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Sopore girl first to get J&K domicile certificate
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Aliya Tariq, 10, from Sopore in North Kashmir became the first person to receive the domicile certificate on June 22 under the new law that has been introduced after the scrapping of Article 370 and splitting of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Delete 'Chinese spyware' TikTok now: Anonymous hacker group
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The popular Hacker group Anonymous has mounted a fierce campaign on the social media platforms to ban TikTok globally, saying its a malware from the Chinese government that is spying on its millions of users.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh surpass 150,000 mark
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh on Thursday surpassed 150,000 as 4,019 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, the biggest daily jump since March 8, officials said.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Health/Medicine
Shivakumar swears to bring Congress back to power in K'taka (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) Congress' newly-installed Karnataka President D.K. Shivakumar on Thursday vowed to bring the party back to power in the southern state with the support of its leaders and cadres.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics