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No employee will be laid off from schools, Anganwadis: Andhra CM
Amaravati, June 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday assured that not a single employee will be laid off from the schools and Anganwadi centres of the state in the process of implementing the New Education Policy (NEP).
2021-06-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
J&K Lt Gov lauds 2 Kashmiri mountaineers who scaled Everest
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Two young mountaineers from Kashmir have scaled Mount Everest on June 1 and Lt Governor, Manoj Sinha on Thursday congratulated them for their exceptional achievement.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Women's Test: India collapse to 187/5 after solid start vs Eng (Stumps)
Bristol, June 17 (IANS) After making a solid start replying to England's first-innings' 396 for nine wickets declared, India secularly slipped in the third and final session and ended the second day at 187 for five wickets in the one-off Test here on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Interstate arms supplier held in MP by Delhi Police Special Cell
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Delhi Police's Special Cell on Thursday said that it has arrested interstate gun running racket kingpin Takadir, who carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, from Madhya Pradesh.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Portuguese ship spills 10 KL oil 450 km off Chennai
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard said on Thursday that 10 kilolitres (KL) of oil have spilled into the sea about 450 km southeast of Chennai from a Portuguese flag container ship named MV Devon.
2021-06-17
Category: International, India,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Defence/Security
Andhra shares school infra renovation software with Telangana
Amaravati/Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday gave its consent to Telangana to make use of its school infrastructure renovation software developed by the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
2021-06-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Brazil drop Neymar from its Olympic games squad
Rio de Janeiro, June 17 (IANS) Star forward Neymar was on Thursday dropped from the Brazilian team named for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games. Another big name missing is Marquinhos, who was part of the gold-winning Brazilian team medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
BJP demands CBI probe into purchase of buses by DTC
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Alleging corruption in the proposed purchase of 1,000 low-floor buses by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), the BJP on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the matter.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Recruiter for banned Ansar al Islam arrested in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 17 (IANS) A recruiter of banned militant outfit Ansar al Islam has been arrested from Bangladesh's border Naogaon district by the Anti-Terrorism Unit (ATU), police said on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Anupam Kher interacts with police officers, staff in Shimla
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Thursday visited the police headquarters here and had an informal interaction with the officers and staff present there.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Defence/Security
Bengaluru police distribute blankets to pavement dwellers
Bengaluru, June 17 (IANS) With heavy rains pulling down the temperature in many parts of Karnataka, the Bengaluru West division police in a humanitarian gesture have distributed blankets and bedsheets to those sleeping on the pavements.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
Aussie Emma may compete in 8 swimming events in Olympics
Adelaide, June 17 (IANS) Emma McKeon could be the only swimmer from the Australian team to compete in eight events at the Tokyo Olympic Games after she won the 50-meter freestyle on Thursday night to wrap up an outstanding performance at the trials.
2021-06-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Other Sports
WI recall Bravo, Gabriel for 2nd Test Match vs South Africa
Gros Islet (Saint Lucia), June 17 (IANS) The Cricket West Indies selection panel on Thursday recalled fast bowler Shannon Gabriel and left-handed batsman Darren Bravo while announcing a 13-member squad for the second and final Test match against South Africa starting on Friday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
J&K aims to complete 1,235 projects in 2021-22 costing Rs 4,545 cr
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) To give necessary impetus to the developmental works under the Jammu and Kashmir Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation Ltd (JKIDFC), J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday chaired a meeting and reviewed the status of the projects being executed by the corporation.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Veteran goalkeeper Buffon returns to Parma after 20 years
Rome, June 17 (IANS) Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon decided to continue his long-lasting career as Serie B side Parma welcomed his significant return after 20 years on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
LJP MP absent from Paras event in Patna
Patna, June 17 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party MP Prince Raj, who is facing charges of sexual assault, was absent from his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras's event here on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Husband, wife among six Australian bike riders for Olympics
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced six riders who will compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games in BMX and mountain bike, loaded with Australian Olympic firsts.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Govt amends Cable Television Network Rules to address citizens' grievances
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting said in a statement on Thursday that the government has amended the Cable Television Network Rules, 1994, adding a statutory mechanism to redress citizen's grievances/complaints.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Euro 2020: Ukraine defeat N. Macedonia, keep afloat
Berlin, June 17 (IANS) Andrey Yarmolenko and Roman Yaremchuk scored the goals as Ukraine beat major tournament debutants North Macedonia 2-1 and book their first win in Group C of the Euro 2020 at the Arena Nationala in Bucharest on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Telangana seeks 'sincere reappraisal' of 'Aatmanirbhar' package
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Telangana's Industry Minister K.T. Rama Rao has urged the Centre to do a sincere reappraisal of the Aatmanirbhar relief package and make it work more realistically and humanly for the most affected sectors, especially the micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
2021-06-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid positivity rate drops to 3% in J&K's Baramulla district
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) The Covid-19 positivity rate in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir has dropped to mere 3 per cent whereas recovery rate has increased to 95 per cent.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Bengal Governor meets Amit Shah, President Kovind
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who is on a two-day visit to Delhi, met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday evening and is expected to have briefed him about the 'deteriorating law-and-order situation in the state.
2021-06-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Over 5,000 children test Covid positive in Meghalaya, 17 die
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) Over 5,000 children under the age of 14 in Meghalaya have tested Covid-19 positive and 17 of them died, health officials said on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
Hyderabad Zoo successfully breeding endangered species
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Hyderabad's Nehru Zoological Park (NZP) is successfully breeding several endangered species, zoo officials said on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Fugitive international gangster arrested by Bihar Police
Patna, June 17 (IANS) An international criminal wanted in over a dozen cases of heinous crimes including murder, kidnapping, extortion, and bomb blasts was arrested by the Bihar Police on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New Covid infections drop, daily deaths dive below 1K
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) For the first time since June 9, Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths dived below the 1K-mark, even as new infections dropped under the 10K-level, as the number of patients cured increased, health officials said here on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
IAF chief to review parade at Air Force Academy
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) A Combined Graduation Parade (CGP) will be held at the Air Force Academy (AFA) Dundigal, Hyderabad on June 19 to mark the successful completion of pre-commissioning training of flight cadets of various branches of the Indian Air Force.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Wife stabs husband to death over domestic dispute in Gurugram
Gurugram, June 17 (IANS) A 40-year-old man, identified as Sachin Kumar, was allegedly killed by his wife Gunjan over a domestic dispute in the Jyoti Park area of Gurugram.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K Police constable shot dead by terrorists
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Suspected terrorists shot dead a J&K Police constable near his residence in Srinagar on Thursday night, sources said.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Officials asked to act on contaminated water flowing into R'than
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Thursday directed officials to collect detailed information and take action on the issue of contaminated water flowing in from the border areas of Punjab to Rajasthan.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Validity of documents related to MV Act extended till Sept 30
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways on Thursday extended the validity of the documents related to Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, and Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989, till September 30.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Satisfied with meeting with Prime Minister, says Stalin
Chennai/New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Thursday expressed satisfaction at the outcome of his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Tension at Tikri border after man burnt to death
Bahadurgarh (Haryana), June 17 (IANS) Tension is brewing on the Tikri border with report coming in of a death due to torching after the agitating farmers allegedly set a person from Bahadurgarh on fire.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MHA operationalises helpline to prevent loss due to cyber fraud
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) To provide safe and secure digital payments eco-system, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has operationalised the national helpline 155260 and reporting platform for preventing financial loss due to cyber fraud.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Technology
WTC final just a Test, won't decide world's best team: Kohli (Ld)
Southampton, June 17 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday shook off some pressure of playing the World Test Championship (WTC) final by saying one Test wouldn't decide the best team in the world, and that India have set their sight on all six Tests they will play in England on the three-and-a-half month long.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India 'priest' of peace, but can give apt reply to aggression: Rajnath (Ld)
Itanagar, June 17 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday that India is the "priest" of world peace, but it has the full ability and strength to give a befitting reply to all acts of aggression.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Raj district second in country to build over 93K houses under PM Awas Yojana
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) Notwithstanding the difficult times brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, the tribal-dominated Dungarpur district in Rajasthan has scripted history by becoming the first place in the state and second in the country to build 93,128 houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Gurugram: Quick response team to address waterlogging
Gurugram, June 17 (IANS) The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has formed a Quick Response Team (QRT) for the measures being taken to solve waterlogging problem during the monsoon season, GMDA officials said on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Human Interest/Society
Women's Test: India 63/0 in reply to England's 396/9 decl (Tea)
Bristol, June 17 (IANS) India were 63 for no loss at tea, in reply to England's first-innings' 396 for nine wickets declared, on the second day of the one-off Test here on Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
656 new Covid cases, 1,426 recoveries in J&K
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Recoveries continued to outnumber new Covid cases in J&K on Thursday as 1,426 patients were discharged after recovery while 656 new cases were reported during last 24 hours.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
SC to take up Delhi Police appeal against activists' bail on Friday
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear on Friday the Delhi Police's plea challenging the Delhi High Court decision granting bail to student-activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, arrested in a case of "larger conspiracy" related to the February 2020 northeast Delhi riots, which claimed lives of 53 people and left hundreds injured.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
This AI tech can hear Covid in a cough
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) Australian computer scientists have developed a novel Artificial Intelligence-based model that can hear the effects of Covid-19 in the sound of a forced cough, even when people are asymptomatic, an advance that can pave the way for detecting the infectious disease via diagnostic mobile phone apps.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Technology
After CBSE, ICSE class 12 assessment plan settled, SC takes up state boards issue
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) After accepting the CBSE and ICSE formula for Class 12 assessment, the Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from the state governments which are yet to cancel the board exams.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC not to revisit exam cancellation, approves CBSE, ICSE Class 12 score plan (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday accepted the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) formula for the assessment of Class 12 students, who will be assessed based on performance in Class 10 (30 per cent weightage), Class 11 (30 per cent weightage) and Class 12 pre-board (40 per cent weightage) and final results would be declared by July 31.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Proxy War' a fanciful tale that tests your intelligence
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) "Proxy War" sets out to seemingly uncover what follows when ill-intentioned forces launch a diabolical plan to turn the men in uniform into drug addicts and how the Indian Army gives such forces a befitting reply.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
SUV-Hiran case: NIA nets Mumbai Police's 'Dirty Harry' Pradeep Sharma (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Netting the biggest catch so far in the sensational SUV planting-cum-businessman murder cases, the National Investigation Agency on Thursday arrested former high-profile 'encounter specialist' Pradeep Sharma - labelled as the 'Dirty Harry' of the Mumbai Police - along with two other key conspirators.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Four held in Gurugram on murder charges
Gurugram, June 17 (IANS) Four persons have been arrested for allegedly killing a 4-year-old child Bhavya and injuring his father Praveen by opening fire in Pataudi village in Gurugram.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohtas DM wants 'lazy' municipal corporation official transferred
Patna, June 17 (IANS) Rohtas District Magistrate Dharmendra Kumar has written to the principal secretary of the urban development department in Bihar to transfer a 'lazy' officer to another district.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Rajinikanth to leave for US for treatment
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Mega star Rajinikanth will leave for the US on Saturday for a routine medical check up.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
'A child can also be snubbed, made quiet', Mamata takes dig at Dhankhar
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) In a veiled reference to West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's visit to the national capital during which he met Union ministers, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that "a child can also be snubbed and made quiet".
2021-06-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics