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Mike Pence's chief of staff tests Covid-19 positive
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Marc Short, US Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, it was announced.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
3 sent to jail for pushing girl off terrace
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) Three persons have been arrested and sent to jail for allegedly pushing a girl off the terrace. The girl is being treated for injuries and her condition is said to be critical, said Mau SP Sushil Ghule.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung chief Lee, who made S Korea a tech powerhouse, dies (Ld)
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) Lee Kun-hee, who had transformed Samsung Group into one of the world's major tech giants from a small trading firm, died at a hospital in Seoul on Sunday at age 78, leaving a thorny succession challenge for his children.
2020-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Man held for firing outside Gurugram mall
Gurugram, Oct 25 (IANS) A 24-year-old man was arrested on charge of opening fire at a mall on the Mehrauli-Gurugram Road here in the early hours of Sunday, police said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Samsung Empire' architect Lee's feats tarnished by scandals
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) Lee Kun-hee, the architect of now South Korea's top conglomerate, Samsung Group, had been making headlines in the country's business, social and even political realms since taking over the helm of the business empire from his father for his offbeat approaches and business insights.
2020-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Guterres calls for global solidarity on UN Day
United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for global solidarity to tackle common challenges on the occasion of UN Day.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Man injured in Secunderabad garbage dump explosion
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) A man was injured in an explosion at a garbage dump in Secunderabad on Sunday, police said.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bhagwat dubs CAA protests 'organised violence'
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Asserting that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act was not against any particular religious minority, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat on sunday hit out at "opportunists" who unleashed "organised violence" on the pretext of CAA opposition.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
With spike of over 50k cases, India's Covid-19 caseload reaches 78,64,811
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) With a spike of 50,129 Covid-19 cases and 578 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's overall infection tally and the death toll increased to 78,64,811 and 1,18,534, respectively, on Sunday, according to the Health Ministry.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National
Covid-19 interventions may reduce severe outcomes: Study
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Non-pharmaceutical interventions such as voluntary shelter-in-place, quarantines, and other steps taken to control the novel coronavirus can reduce the peak number of infections, daily infection rates, and overall deaths, say researchers,
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Hindutva 'applicable' to 1.3bn people: Bhagwat (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday claimed that 'Hindutva' as an "expression of our identity" was applicable to 1.3 billion people living in the country.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Egypt votes in 1st phase of parliamentary polls
Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS) Egyptians voted in the first phase of the parliamentary polls in 14 provinces amid tight security measures and precautions against the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Self-taught Indian artist offers helping hand for Covid-affected
As an artist, Kalra's work is marked by abstractions created with fervent strokes and vivid colour application. They are reflective of Christs sufferings, as also a sense of hope and rebirth, drawn from Biblical concepts such as the resurrection of Christ, the Last Supper and the unspoken dialogues reflected in the eyes of suffering humanity. His forms of tortured bodies mutate into passionate strokes that convey an emotional side of the artist. His seemingly abstract plays of colour are thought provoking and deliver an understanding of humanity, using a link with the Biblical past as his modus operandi.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The Resort Reset
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) Shivan and Narresh prove they are still Indias "breakout" swimwear brand with their new fashion film, #Wilding20.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Supplements without checking Vitamin D, B12 levels can be unsafe
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) A blood test can determine whether you are deficient in any vitamins or not. Many people self-medicate or take dietary supplements for vitamin deficiencies. A study conducted by Pune-based Apollo Diagnostic has ruled out deficiency of vitamin D and B12 increasing with age and finds that blood tests and doctors consultation are required for taking a proper dose and avoiding risks.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Covid-19 dampens Navratri, Durga Puja celebrations
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) The year 2020 has been like no other. While the world still reels under the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, festivities are impacted as well. As the country gears up for the festive season, the celebration of 'navratri', Durga Puja, and Dussehra have seen a slowdown, with a preference towards virtual festivities.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
B'wood stars dazzle on Day 4 of digital LFW
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) The digital edition of the Lakme Fashion Week saw Bollywood stars like Sonakshi Sinha, Ishaan Khattar, Radhika Madan, Diana Penty and Aparshakti Khurana turn showstoppers for various designers participating in the bi-annual event.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Covid-19 resurgence continues unabated in Canada
Ottawa, Oct 25 (IANS) The recent Covid-19 resurgence in Canada has continued unabated, taking the country's overall caseload to 213,881, while the death toll stood at 9,922.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Yogi performs 'Kanya Pujan' in Gorakhnath temple
Gorakhpur, Oct 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday performed the 'Kanya Pujan' ceremony in the Gorakhnath temple on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Epic Games says it didn't steal anything that belonged to Apple
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Epic Games, developer of popular game Fortnite and is locked in a battle with Apple has filed another case against the company, stressing that the iPhone maker has "has no rights to the fruits of Epics labour".
2020-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Chandra Shekhar to rally in Bulandshahr on Sunday
Bulandshahr, Oct 25 (IANS) Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar will launch his campaign for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh by-polls by addressing a rally on Sunday in Bulandshahr in support of his candidate, Hazi Yamin.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
30 Bikru massacre accused booked under Gangster Act
Kanpur, Oct 25 (IANS) The Kanpur police has invoked Gangster Act against 30 aides of slain don Vikas Dubey, involved in the killing of eight policemen in an ambush in Bikru village on July 3.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mirzapur MP seeks ban on 'Mirzapur 2'
Mirzapur, Oct 25 (IANS) Anupriya Patel, the Apna Dal MP from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district, has demanded a ban on the web series, "Mirzapur 2", saying it was spreading ethnic disharmony.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
LG Electronics unveils new budget smartphone Q52
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) LG Electronics on Sunday introduced a new budget smartphone as the South Korean tech firm seeks to boost its presence in the mobile market with price-competitive devices.
2020-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Pharaonic tomb unearthed in Egypt
Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS) Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has announced the discovery of an ancient pharaonic tomb in Minya province.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Egypt,Human Interest/Society
India needs to be militarily better prepared against China: Mohan Bhagwat
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) supremo Mohan Bhagwat in his Vijay Dashami speech, the organisation's biggest annual event, said on Sunday that India needed to be militarily better prepared against China.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NY COVID-19 test positivity rates trend slightly higher: Cuomo
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) The Covid-19 test positivity rates trended slightly higher in New York state, with the rate in the "micro-cluster" focus areas, where the pandemic has been the most severe, reaching 2.58 per cent, compared with 2.31 per cent a day earlier, Governor Andrew Cuomo said.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Filipinos brace for Christmas sans parties
Manila, Oct 25 (IANS) Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Filipinos are bracing for a party-less Christmas as the government has moved to to retain strict virus-induced lockdown measures until the end of the year.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Philippines,Human Interest/Society,Politics
KL, Rabada stick to their Caps; MI at top of points table
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul and Delhi Capitals pacer Kagiso Rabada continue to lead the respective batting and bowling charts followng the completion of 43 matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Early voting begins in New York state
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Early voting has started all across the state of New York State, offering voters nine days to cast their ballots prior to the November 3 presidential election.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee passes away at 78
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) Lee Kun-hee, the Chairman of South Korea's techn giant Samsung Electronics, died at the age of 78 here on Sunday, according to a statement released by the company.
2020-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Technology
Global Covid-19 cases top 42.5mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 42.5 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,148,940, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UP BJP chief showers petals on controversial Ballia MLA
Ballia (UP), Oct 25 (IANS) Days after issuing a warning to BJP MLA from Ballia, Surendra Singh, for defending the main accused in the Ballia firing incident, Uttar Pradesh BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh has been caught on camera, showering flower petals on Singh.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Navaratri, other systems of dieting; but Persian maxim trumps them (Comment)
Corona has taken a toll of my discourses on elementary Hindu rituals, like Navratra, because my yoga guru from the Monghyr Ashram has placed himself under severe restrictions. Last year, between asanas, he was able to slip in the odd recipe centered around tapioca, water chestnut, without grain, meat and the amber stuff.
2020-10-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Nigeria deploys 'all police resources' amid protests, unrest
Abuja, Oct 25 (IANS) Nigeria's chief of police has ordered the immediate mobilisation of all police resources to put an end to days of street violence and looting. Mohammed Adamu said criminals have hijacked anti-police brutality protests and taken over public spaces.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
18 killed in Kabul education centre attack
Kabul, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 18 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a suicide bomb attack outside an education centre in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials said.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Terrorism
9 arrested for raping minor girl forced into prostitution
Ongole (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) In a sensational development, Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district police have arrested nine men four months after they allegedly raped a minor Nellore district girl forced into prostitution by her own relative.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid cases in K'taka nearing 8 lakh mark; over 7k recover
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) Maintaining the trend of more recoveries than new cases in the last eight days, Karnataka's tally breached the seven lakh mark on Saturday. The state also reported as many as 7,153 new infections on Saturday, far more than the new cases registered on the same day.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
I was positive and so was the team, says KL Rahul
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul said that the team kept up their belief throughout their match against SunRisers Hyderabad on Saturday at the Dubai International Stadium. KXIP could only manage 127/6 batting first but they extraordinarily took seven wickets in the last four overs of the SRH innings to dismiss them for 114.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
KXIP win after a dramatic SRH collapse
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS/GloFans) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) bowling unit on Saturday rose to a big challenge and defended a small total with help of sharp fielding to pip Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 12 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter after a dramatic collapse.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Central govt responsible for completing Polavaram project: Jagan
Amaravati, Oct 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said Polavaram Irrigation Project (PPA) is a national project which the Central government has a responsibility to complete.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
We took the foot off the pedal, says SRH captain Warner
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad captain David Warner admitted that the team did not show enough urgency while chasing a target of 127 against Kings XI Punjab and extraordinarily fell 12 runs short.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Architecture to cricket, Chakravarthy's career takes a good turn (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 25 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) architect-turned-cricketer Varun Chakravarthy on Saturday turned the heat on Delhi Capitals (DC) with figures of five for 20. It would have taken something special to upstage the scintillating batting performance put up by Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine to propel KKR to 194/6 wickets and Chakravarthy ended up doing enough to pip the pair to the Player of the Match award.
2020-10-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
KXIP defend target of 127 to beat SRH by 12 runs
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Saturday successfully defended a measly target of 127 and pulled off an extraordinary 12-run win over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Dubai International Stadium.
2020-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
K'taka caste cauldron simmers as Kurubas demand ST status
Davangere (Karnataka), Oct 24 (IANS) Karnataka's third biggest community Kuruba (Shepherds) under the joint leadership of Kuruba community seer, Kaginele Niranjananadapuri Swamiji and Karnataka rural development and Panchayat Raj Minister, K. S. Eshwarappa would organise community's padayatra from Kaaginele to Bengaluru demanding that their community be included in the list of Schedule Tribe castes.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Chinese Ambassador calls for efforts to uphold multilateralism at UN Day
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) In a message to celebrate United Nations Day, the Chinese UN Ambassador called for efforts to uphold multilateralism and to support the United Nations.
2020-10-24
Category: International, China,Politics
Russia's Covid cases near 1.5 mn
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS) Russia reported 16,521 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, slightly down from the record high of 17,340 a day earlier, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Sandeep Sharma becomes 6th Indian pacer to take 100 IPL wickets
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad's Sandeep Sharma on Saturday became the sixth Indian fast bowler to reach 100-wicket milestone in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Facing his former team Kings XI Punjab, Sharma took two wickets to end the innings on a career tally of 101 wickets.
2020-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Yellow alert for 16 Karnataka districts as rains in store
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) on Saturday issued yellow alert for 16 districts, including Bengaluru.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
I will lead the party from front in 2024 LS polls: Yediyurappa
Tumkuru, Oct 24 (IANS) Hitting the poll campaign trail, Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Saturday obliquely expressed his intentions to continue as the CM even after 2023 Assembly elections in the state.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics