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Sportspersons extend Janmashtami greetings on social media
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and current India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday extended Janmashtami greetings to fans and followers on social media. Janmashtami is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Police bust fake call centre racket
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested seven persons, including a telecom company sales promoter, and busted a fake call centre in Vikas Nagar in outer Delhi's Ranhola area.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Alarming 90% rise in US kids cases over 4 weeks: Report
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) COVID-19 cases in US children have climbed an alarming 90 per cent in the last 30 days alone, according to new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association that has landed just ahead of the Fall school reopening season in the country.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Amid row over power bills, Goa CM announces rebate for consumers
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) Amid a series of protests by opposition parties against the Goa Electricity Department over inflated power bills, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday announced a rebate of Rs 18.3 crore for all consumers.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
CII calls for foreign trade policy, export finance expansion
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry has come up with a 10-point agenda for growth of India's exports, wherein it has sought implementation of a Foreign Trade Policy at the earliest and expansion of export finance.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
DGCA suspends AirAsia India's two key personnel
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Civil aviation regulator DGCA has suspended two senior captains of AirAsia India responsible for the operations and safety aspects of the airline.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with lung cancer
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with lung cancer, it was revealed on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Punjab CM asks Bajwa to approach him on security withdrawal
Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) Taking strong exception to the Congress MP's attack on the integrity and fairness of the Punjab DGP, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked Pratap Singh Bajwa to write to him, or to the party high command in Delhi if he had any grudge or complaint against the state government.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Poster parodying 'Sadak 2' goes viral
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A parody poster of the original poster of the forthcoming Mahesh Bhatt directorial, Sadak 2, has gone viral on social media.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Any medical institution in POJKL requires permission under Indian Medical Council Act
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Board of Governors in a supersession of the Medical Council of India have declared that Pakistan is in illegal occupation of Indian territory in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh and any qualification obtained from these areas will not be recognised to allow the practice of medicine in India.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
'Customers looking for alternates amid rising petrol, diesel prices'
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) As petrol and diesel prices remain around record levels, the Indian Auto LPG Coalition has said that consumers are now looking for economical alternative fuels that can save fuel costs without compromising on vehicle performance.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IPL: Akashdeep, Sayan added to IPL list from Bengal
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) Amid the prevailing gloom of the Covid-19 pandemic, a sliver of light and positivity filled the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) with confirmation of Akashseep and Sayan Ghosh's participation in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-08-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Photo with 'Ram in your life can' win you trip to Ayodhya
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Riding high on the recent 'bhumi pujan' ceremony for the construction of the grand Ram temple in Ayodhya, a BJP MP has started a week-long online campaign to identify the "Ram in your life", which may get you an all expense paid trip to Ayodhya.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Six Congress MLAs in Manipur quit Assembly
Imphal, Aug 11 (IANS) In yet another jolt for the opposition Congress in Manipur, six party MLAs have resigned from the Assembly and the Speaker has accepted five of the six resignation letters, officials said on Tuesday night.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
J&K sees 564 new Covid cases, 12 more deaths
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) A total of 564 more people tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, taking the Union Territory's tally to 25,931.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Facebook removes 22.5mn hate speech content, 1.5bn fake accounts in Q2
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Facebook on Tuesday said that it purged 22.5 million pieces of hate speech content in the second quarter (April-June) this year, increased from 9.6 million pieces of content in Q1, and its proactive detection rate for hate speech increased 6 points from 89 per cent to 95 per cent.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Income Tax Department conducts search at premises of Chinese entities
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Income Tax Department on Tuesday mounted a search at various premises of identified Chinese entities, their close confederates and couple of bank employees.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pilot stays in hunt for bigger role, to be rewarded in 2021 by high command
Jaipur/New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The can may well have been kicked down the road in Rajasthan but the vexed leadership issue remains wide open. Contrary to popular perception, former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, who camped in Gurugram these past few days, has not beaten a hasty retreat.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Nishikant Kamat hospitalised in Hyderabad with liver cirrhosis
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat is unwell and admitted to hospital in The city. The filmmaker is reportedly battling liver cirrhosis and his condition is critical.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IIT-KGP develops novel vegetable oil to keep heart healthy
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur have developed a vegetable oil powder to keep the heart healthy.
2020-08-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Goa University classes to begin virtually on Sept 1
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) The Goa University and all colleges affiliated to it will begin academic classes from September 1 online, a circular issued by the varsity late on Tuesday said.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Education
J&K cops to match DNA of 3 suspected militants killed in encounter with missing men
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir police has started an investigation and will conduct DNA analysis of three suspected militants killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Shopian district on July 18 after families from Rajouri claimed that their kin had gone missing during this time and reports emerged on social media about them being reportedly killed in the encounter.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
SIT to probe Sudiksha Bhati death case
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the death of a US student Sudiksha Bhati who died in a road mishap on Monday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Quite hurt with the kind of words used against me: Sachin Pilot
Jaipur, Aug 11 (IANS) Rajasthan's former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, who returned to the state on Tuesday ahead of the crucial Assembly session from August 14 after reaching an understanding with the top Congress leadership, said that he was "quite hurt" with the statements made against him since the crisis erupted.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Delhi Police advise those with Covid symptoms to avoid I-Day event
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) This Independence Day on August 15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort. A full dress rehearsal for the arrangement will be conducted on August 13, for which certain traffic restrictions will be imposed around the Red Fort. The Delhi Police have advised people with Covid-19 symptoms to avoid attending the I-Day event.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BSNL employees are 'traitors', 'unwilling to work': BJP MP Hegde
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) Ananthkumar Hegde, BJP MP from Karnataka's Uttara Kannada, has stoked controversy after he termed state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited's (BSNL) employees as "traitors" and said that the company would be privatised.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Israel shares ground-breaking technology with AIIMS to tackle Covid
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) As a part of the Israel-India cooperation to fight the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Ambassador of Israel to India, Ron Malka, on Tuesday handed over the state-of-the-art equipment and technology solutions to the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to tackle the viral disease.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Rhea called Aamir Khan once, superstar SMSed thrice (2nd Ld Correcting Para 4)
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) More details are emerging from Rhea Chakrabortys call records which show that the girlfriend of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was also in touch with several celebrities like superstar Aamir Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Rana Daggubati, Sunny Singh and dance maestro late Saroj Khan.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Maha Covid deaths decline, cases continue to soar
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Covid-19 deaths continued to decline in Maharashtra for the second straight day, but the number of new cases is still soaring, health officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Governor concerned as ammonium nitrate brought to Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) With 180 tonnes of ammonium nitrate being transported from Chennai Customs to a Hyderabad firm, Telangana Governor, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, has said that she is concerned about the safety of the people.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Rhea called Aamir Khan once, superstar SMSed thrice (Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) More details are emerging from Rhea Chakrabortys call records which show that the girlfriend of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was also in touch with several celebrities like superstar Aamir Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Rana Daggubati, Sunny Singh and dance maestro late Saroj Khan.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sathe accorded hero's farewell, cremated with full state honours (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Maharashtra bid a tearful adieu to Captain Deepak V. Sathe -- the pilot who was killed in the Air India Express plane crash in Kozhikode last Friday -- at his funeral performed with full state honours here on Tuesday afternoon.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rhea called Aamir Khan once, superstar SMSed thrice
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) More details are emerging from Rhea Chakrabortys call records which show that the girlfriend of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was also in touch with several celebrities like superstar Aamir Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Rana Daggubati, Sunny Singh and dance maestro late Saroj Khan.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Proposal allowing loan restructuring to extend uncertainty over banking sector's asset quality: Fitch
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The RBI's proposal to allow banks to restructure loans will extend uncertainty over the sector's asset quality, said Fitch Ratings.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple, Amazon, FB join battle against Trump's visa restrictions
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Technology giants including Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft and Twitter have lended support to a lawsuit challenging US President Donald Trump's suspension of new visas for temporary foreign workers.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Stokes will be a massive miss for rest of the series, says Pope
Southampton, Aug 11 (IANS) England batsman Ollie Pope has said while it is important for Ben Stokes to be with his family, the star allrounder will be heavily missed in the second Test starting Thursday here.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh a shining example of communal harmony: Quader (Ld)
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Bangladesh's ruling Awami League leader Obaidul Quader has hailed the strength of the nation's historic ties with India, saying his country is a "shining example" of communal harmony in the world.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Broad fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
Southampton, Aug 11 (IANS) England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first Test against Pakistan in Manchester.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Rhea dialled Shruti Modi 569 times, 259 calls to Samuel Miranda
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Rhea Chakraborty exchanged more calls with Sushant Singh's associates as compared to him, as revealed by her call detail records (CDRs).
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Bangladesh a shining example of communal harmony: Quader
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Bangladesh's ruling Awami League leader Obaidul Quader has hailed the strength of the nation's historic ties with India, saying his country is a "shining example" of communal harmony in the world.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Modi greets nation with 'Jai Shri Krishna' on Janmashtami
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With "Jai Shri Krishna" chant, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the citizens of the country on the occasion of Janmashtami, the annual Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Sushant didn't speak to Rhea from June 5-14 on phone: CDR
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput last spoke to his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty nine days before his death and that too for a very short span of time, showed the call detail records (CDRs) accessed by IANS.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sathe accorded hero's farewell, cremated with full state honours (Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Maharashtra bid a tearful adieu to Captain Deepak V. Sathe -- the pilot who was killed in the Air India Express plane crash in Kozhikode last Friday -- at his funeral performed with full state honours here on Tuesday afternoon.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Is judge who is MP's son unfair?': SC on plea in Dubey encounter probe
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Tuesday asked a petitioner, who expressed apprehensions about the Vikas Dubey encounter probe panel's chief, Justice B.S. Chauhan (retd), as he has relatives in the BJP, if belonging to a political party is an illegal act.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
RS crosses 50% attendance mark in Committee meetings: Naidu
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the attendance in the meetings of the Committees of Rajya Sabha has crossed the 50 per cent mark for the first time.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Facebook to ban news outlets backed by political groups: Report
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) As the US presidential election inches closer, Facebook is set to crack down on local news outlets backed or supported by political groups that push their agenda on the platform, Axios reported on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Regular passenger, suburban trains services to remain suspended
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Regular passenger and suburban train services will continue to remain suspended till further notice, Ministry of Railways said on Tuesday. The Ministry took the decision in view of the present COVID-19 situation in the country. Tuesday recorded 53,601 cases, a drop of nearly 9,000 cases from Monday's 62,064, pushing the total cases to 22,68,675. The Ministry said that 230 special trains, which are running at present, will continue to operate.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Power Grid's Q1 profit falls on one-time rebate to discoms
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Power Grid Corporation has reported an 18.15 per cent fall in its consolidated net profit for the April-June quarter at Rs 2,048.42 crore.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Forest officer held in Odisha in disproportionate assets case
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) An Odisha vigilance team on Tuesday arrested a Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) for allegedly accumulating assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Namish Taneja to play boy next door in new TV show
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Tv star Namish Taneja has bagged a new show on small screen. On the show, he will essay the role of a boy next door, who is still trying to figure out what he wants from life.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Emirates Cricket Board gets BCCI's official nod to host IPL
Dubai, Aug 11 (IANS) The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) on Tuesday said that it has received the official clearance from the BCCI to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the UAE from September 19 to November 10.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Haven't gone this long without playing any cricket, says Taylor
Trinidad, Aug 11 (IANS) Veteran New Zealand cricketer Ross Taylor conceded on Tuesday that he has not gone this long without playing cricket since his high school days. The Kiwis haven't featured in an international game since March due to coronavirus pandemic.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Cuba,Sports,Cricket
Sequential uptick: India's June industrial production rises
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India's factory output in June showed a healthy pickup from the May level, but remained deeply in the red on a yearly basis.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP demands riot-accused Tahir Hussain's Councillorship termination
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The BJP has turned the heat on the Aam Aadmi Party once again over alleged involvement of its suspended leader Tahir Hussain in the Delhi riots this February that killed at least 53 people. Now a Delhi BJP leader has sought the revocation of Hussain's membership to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Akshay Oberoi has a 'dark, diabolical' surprise for fans
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Akshay Oberoi says he enjoyed playing a dark and diabolical character in a new web series.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Himachal HC halts shifting of Covid-19 patients to Shimla
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed the state government not to shift Covid-19 patients from Sirmaur and Solan districts to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (DDU) Hospital in Shimla unless the hospitals there run out of capacity for new patients.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Fake call centre racked unearthed in Gurugram, 2 held
Gurugram, Aug 11 (IANS) Gurugram police has unearthed another fake call centre racket in the city's upscale DLF Phase 2 and arrested two owners, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak need to take advantage of Stokes' absence: Ramiz Raja
Lahore, Aug 11 (IANS) Former batsman Ramiz Raja feels that Pakistan should take advantage of all-rounder Ben Stokes' absence from the England squad for the remainder of the ongoing Test series. The hosts lead the three-Test series 1-0 following their three-wicket win in Manchester last week.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Google develops Android phone-based earthquake detection tool
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced an Android-based earthquake detection feature that will alert smartphone users when the earth is about to shake.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Guv concerned about safety as ammonium nitrate transported to Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) With 180 tonnes of ammonium nitrate being transported from Chennai customs to a Hyderabad firm, Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan has said that she is concerned about the safety of the people.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Ali Fazal lends voice to animated video on Covid-caused crisis
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal has lent his voice to an animated video that highlights the need for kindness in the present times.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
World volleyball chief eager for greater professionalism
Lausanne Aug 11 (IANS) The president of Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Ary S. Graca has said that volleyball's global governing body and its national and regional members should aim for a greater level of professionalism.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
Swara Bhaskar plays action heroine in new web series
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhaskar says her fans will get to see her performing some high-octane action sequences as a cop in an upcoming digital project.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shift in trade ties to benefit Asian economies on China's account: Moody's
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic will likely accelerate fundamental shifts in trade relationships and supply chains globally which is expected to benefit some Asian economies, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Janhvi Kapoor calls her father the 'cutest cheerleader'
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Ahead of the release of her next film, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, actress Janhvi Kapoor has penned a post for her father, Boney Kapoor.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
When Karisma and Kareena soaked in hues of sun, sand and sea
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Karisma Kapoor has shared a picture with her actress sister Kareena Kapoor Khan that is soaked in the colours of the sun, sand and the sea.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ISL: FC Goa rope in Spanish defender Ivan Gonzalez
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) FC Goa have completed the signing of Spaniard Ivan Gonzalez on a permanent deal after the defender ended his contract with Cultural Leonesa. The defender -- who has signed an initial two-year contract -- becomes the Gaurs' fifth acquisition this off-season, following the arrivals of Redeem Tlang, Makan Winkle Chothe, Igor Angulo and Jorge Ortiz.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
MoD nod to procurement proposals totalling Rs 8,722 cr
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved procurement proposals totalling Rs 8,722.38 crore, including for 106 Basic Trainer Aircraft worth over Rs 7,600 crore, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Axis Bank raises Rs 10,000 cr via QIP, shares surge
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Axis Bank has raised Rs 10,000 crore through Qualified Institutional Placement at a price of Rs 420.10 per share.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid victim's family asked to pay half a lakh to see body
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) The family members of a Covid-19 victim on Tuesday alleged that they were asked to pay Rs 51,000 to catch a glimpse of their departed relative at a crematorium in Howrah district.
2020-08-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National
TN corona count: Discharged 6,005, new infections 5,834
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) A total of 6,005 Covid-19 recovered patients were discharged from various hospitals in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday while 5,834 persons tested positive for the virus over the past 24 hours, said the State Health Department.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Anil Kapoor shares his first photo shoot with late Rishi Kapoor
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Anil Kapoor has revealed that he used to fondly call the late Rishi Kapoor as James. Anil shared the information on social media while reminiscing about their bond, sharing a throwback picture that features him with Rishi.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Scams are unique in J&K, separatist made it Pakistan: Chief Secy (IANS Exclusive)
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Scam stories in Jammu and Kashmir are unique in their own way and the CMD of Jammu and Kashmir Bank was scamster number one, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam has said.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Tendulkar shares his monsoon story on social media
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has asked his millions of fans to share their monsoon story, adding that his moment of enjoying the rains with a cup of tea is the most pleasing. "monsoons for me always calls for a hot cup of tea in my garden with the setting sun."
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Indian health experts take Russian Covid vaccine with pinch of salt
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Cautiously welcoming the news of Russia registering the world's first Covid-19 vaccine, Indian health experts on Tuesday stressed that it would be too early to say if it is safe or not as the vaccine was tested on very few volunteers.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
TN leaders hail SC ruling on equal property rights for daughters
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Political leaders in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement giving equal rights of inheritance to daughters in ancestral property.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Right to equality': Daughters to have share in property, rules SC
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In a significant verdict, the Supreme Court on Tuesday held that daughters cannot be deprived of their right to equality, and will have a share in parental property in accordance with Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005, irrespective of whether the father was alive or not at the time of its enactment.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Raghubir Yadav: Some of best learnings have come from me being on stage
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Raghubir Yadav says he has learnt a lot from theatre.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
K'taka asks PM for guidelines to use final year MBBS students
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to issue new guidelines to utilize final year MBBS students for Covid duties to ensure sufficient trained manpower, said a minister after attending a video conference with the PM on the state of the pandemic in 10 states on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Sidharth Shukla used to break matkis as a child on Janmashtami
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Bigg Boss 13 winner and television star Sidharth Shukla has recalled his childhood memories of celebrating Janmashtami. Sidharth took to social media on Tuesday to take a journey down the memory lane.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Uthappa announces Sports School's nat'l cricket scholarship programme
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) The Sports School, under the mentorship of veteran India cricketer Robin Uthappa, and in association with Center for Cricketing Excellence (CCE), on Tuesday announced a scholarship programme for students across India.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Pilot bodies seek immediate removal of DGCA after Kozhikode mishap
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Major pilot associations have sought an immediate replacement of incumbent Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Arun Kumar in the interest of flight safety following the Kozhikode air mishap.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
B'desh Police foil major terror attack, nab 5 ultras
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) A counterterrorism team arrested five members of Neo-Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (Neo JMB) on Tuesday even as the banned outfit was planning to carry out major terror attacks in the country, a senior police officer said.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Terrorism
Nokia phone maker HMD Global raises $230mn investment
Helsinki, Aug 11 (IANS) HMD Global, the maker of Nokia-branded phones, on Tuesday said it has raised $230 million (approximately Rs 1,715 crore) in the first closing of its current funding round that will help it expand presence in several markets including India.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Finland,Business/Economy,Technology
FIR against ASHA workers for violating unlock guidelines
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Delhi police has registered an FIR against ASHA workers and Central trade unions protesting at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi area for violating unlock guidelines.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ex-President Mukherjee's health worsens, on ventilator support
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee's health worsened on Tuesday evening, following emergency brain surgery, and he remains on ventilator support, the Army Research and Referral Hospital said. Mukherjee was also found to be Covid-19 positive.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Congress hints at Rahul returning as party chief
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Amid the demand for a new party chief from various quarters within the party, the Congress on Tuesday hinted that Rahul Gandhi may not be reluctant to take over as President in the near future even as it credited him with resolving the Rajasthan crisis.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Domestic passenger vehicle sales pick up a bit in July
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The sales contraction in the domestic passenger vehicles segment eased in July 2020 compared with June, industry data showed on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
It's impossible, SSR couldn't have committed suicide: Ex-Personal Assistant
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) While the controversy behind the death of Sushant Singh Rajput is taking new turns everyday, Ankit Acharya, who was the actors personal assistant for over three years, on Tuesday said that its "impossible" and that the late actor "couldn't have committed suicide and this is clearly a murder".
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Rhea Chakraborty becomes the toast of memes
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Rhea Chakraborty has been facing the heat after the death of her boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput. Social media, particularly, has been ruthless, with jokes and memes about the actress flooding cyber space.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Road ahead for mega disinvestment plans seems tough amid Covid (Disinvestment blues in Covid times - Part 2)
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Centre's disinvestment plans might have got wings in the past one year but have made little headway in terms of actually making a deal for the cash-strapped government. With the pandemic hitting the economy hard, the sale processes have further been delayed.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Russia Covid mass vaccination from Jan 1, 2021
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Covid-19 vaccine that Russia registered on Tuesday is expected to enter into civilian circulation on January 1, 2021, the media reported, citing the registration certificate.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
As of now no idea where I will go next: Shah Faesal
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian Administrative Service topper turned politician Shah Faesal who was detained after the abrogation of Article 370 last year said he has quit politics because he cannot show false dreams to people.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Poet-lyricist Rahat Indori passes away in Indore after testing Covid positive
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Noted Urdu poet and lyricist, Dr Rahat Indori, passed away in Indore on Tuesday afternoon after testing positive for Covid-19 on Monday night. He was 70.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Of Walls, Borders and the Chinese
It is easy to associate the Chinese with walls. Not just their famous wall. The opaqueness in their thoughts and intentions too, are walls. Walls, whether of brick and mortar or of the mind, are borders and borders essentially become 'us and them things. So, what is it about the Chinese and their borders?
2020-08-11
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Obesity in pregnant women can negatively affect child's brain
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Excess weight among pregnant women may hinder the development of the babies' brains as early as the second trimester, researchers have warned.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
A heart-warming house-warming in Karnataka
Koppal (Karnataka), Aug 11 (IANS) A 56-year-old businessman in Karnataka's Koppal has turned his sorrow into a souvenir. Srinivas Gupta has got a life-size statue of his late wife installed at his new home for the house-warming ceremony.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Ankita Lokhande shares 'prayers and positivity' for Sushant
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Ankita Lokhande, ex-girlfriend of Sushant Singh Rajput, has shared with fans her prayers for justice, over the verdict of the Supreme Court hearing on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Reliance at record high of 96 in Fortune Global 500, tops Indian contingent
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) jumped 10 places to rank 96th in the Fortune Global 500 published on Tuesday. Its highest ranking so far was at 99 in 2012.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Adani Ports' Q1 consolidated net profit falls 26%
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd on Tuesday reported a 26.33 per cent fall in its consolidated net profit for the April-June quarter at Rs 757.83 crore.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Corona Warriors living by Krishna's message of 'Karmayoga': President
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has wished the people on Janmashtami, stressing that Lord Krishna's teachings are evident among India's Corona warriors amid the raging pandemic.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Sanjay Dutt asks fans not to 'unnecessarily speculate' about his health
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who was hospitalised in the weekend due to breathing problem and chest discomfort, has conveyed to fans that he is taking a break. Dutt, 61, said he needs the break for medical treatment and urged fans not to pay attention to any other speculation.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Himachal to compensate flower growers
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday decided to compensate flower growers for losses incurred during the lockdown. The government has also decided to recruit 2,322 people in the Irrigation and Public Health department.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Madhuri Dixit celebrates dance heritage on Independence Day
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Bollywood dance diva Madhuri Dixit-Nene is celebrating the dance heritage of India as part of Independence Day celebrations. Her online academy, Dance With Madhuri, has launched a global campaign to promote Indian classical and folk dance forms to commemorate the spirit of the nation through the art form.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
No parade, public participation this I-Day: Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to celebrate Independence Day without the participation of the general public amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, said an official on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Google may launch Pixel 5 with Snapdragon 765G, 8GB RAM
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Google that launched Pixel 4a recently is likely to launch a premium mid-range phone Pixel 5 fueled by the Snapdragon 765G and 8GB RAM.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kerala sanctions Rs 1.30-cr compensation to ISRO ex-scientist
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) The Kerala government on Tuesday sanctioned Rs 1.30 crore as compensation to former ISRO scientist S Nambi Narayanan for being falsely implicated in an espionage case and the consequent wrongful imprisonment, malicious prosecution and humiliation.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jagan tells Modi how Andhra kept Covid mortality rate low
Amaravati, Aug 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday said that the state could keep the Covid-19 mortality rate low with aggressive testing, contact tracing besides timely treatment and sought the Centre's help in ramping up the medical infrastructure.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Covid reunites J'khand family after 20 years
Ranchi, Aug 11 (IANS) Amid the rising Coronavirus cases and deaths across the world, a heart-warming story has emerged from coal city Dhanbad where a man was reunited with wife and child after 20 years.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
AI panel to correct discrepancies in special pay for crew
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Air India has set up an internal committee to address the issues of special pay being paid to its operating crew.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Capt Deepak Sathe cremated with full state honours
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Captain Deepak Sathe - who was killed in the Air India Express plane crash in Kozhikode last Friday - was bid a tearful farewell at his funeral performed with full state honours here on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Telangana mulls taking over 50% of beds in private hospitals
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Taking a serious note of people's complaints against private hospitals treating Covid-19 patients, the Telangana government is mulling to take over 50 per cent of their beds, by exercising powers under the Epidemic Disease Act.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Political pressure to stop Sushant case probe, Bihar tells SC
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on Rhea Chakraborty's plea for transfer of the FIR lodged in Patna by Sushant Singh Rajput's father to the Mumbai Police.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
How Bollywood is celebrating Janmashtami
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANSlife) On the occasion of Janmashtami celebrities took to social media to extend greetings to their fans, giving a glimpse on how they are celebrating Lord Krishna's birthday. When in lockdown a festival is a welcome distration, bringing with cheer and hope.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Institute seeks Kerala Govt support to boost Pearl Spot production
Kochi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Chennai headquartered Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIBA) has sought the support of the Kerala government to boost the aquaculture production of one of the most sought after fish in the state -- Pearl Spot known as Karimeen in local parlance.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
LaLiga club Valencia confirm two Covid cases
Valencia, Aug 11 (IANS) LaLiga side Valencia confirmed that two members of their squad have been diagnosed with Covid-19 following the latest round of tests carried out by the club on Monday.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Looking forward to play in Premier League again: Sturridge
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Liverpool and Chelsea forward Daniel Sturridge has expressed his desire to return to the English Premier League.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Dev Patel to talk about India in new two-part series
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Dev Patel is set to work as a narrator of a two-part upcoming series on the small screen that will showcase unique stories from India from an aerial perspective.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Somu Veerraju takes charge as Andhra BJP President
Vijayawada, Aug 11 (IANS) The newly appointed president of the Andhra Pradesh unit of the BJP, Somu Veerraju officially took charge on Tuesday. Outgoing president Kanna Lakshminarayana handed over responsibilities to Veerraju at a function attended by party bigwigs Ram Madhav, and Sunil Deodhar. The participants observed a moment in silence in the memory of the victims of the tragic fire accident at a Covid care centre here on Sunday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
All about the 1st Covid-19 vaccine registered in Russia
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS) Russia on Tuesday became the first country in the world to register a Covid-19 vaccine jointly developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
New model shows how to reopen business after lockdown
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed a model which shows that Covid-19 can stay under control inside a company only if social distancing, PPE and other measures are implemented for employees not working from home.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Suresh Raina gets inked ahead of IPL 2020
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsman Suresh Raina has revealed on social media that he has got couple of more tattoos on his arms ahead of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mizoram lawmaker saves woman's life, helps deliver baby
Aizawl, Aug 11 (IANS) Mizoram's legislator ZR Thiamsanga proved nothing short of an angel for a pregnant woman amid a medical emergency, as he conducted a caesarean operation on her and helped deliver a healthy baby boy.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Bipasha Basu has a personal photographer at home
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu has a personal photographer at home. No prizes for guessing, it is her hubby Karan Singh Grover.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Karnataka, Emory varsity to set up immunology centre in B'luru
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) Recognising the importance of immunology at a time when the coronavirus pandemic is terrorizing the world, Karnataka government has announced that it will set up an immunology and vaccine research centre in the city in collaboration with renown Emory University from the USA, said a minister on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Punjab seeks liberal finances amid pandemic
Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) Amid surge in Covid-19 cases and 50 per cent revenue decline for the first quarter of this fiscal in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday sought from Prime Minister Narendra Modi a liberal financial package for states to fill the collection gap caused by the pandemic, and also flexibility on Covid-related terms of expenditure in the SDRF.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Tesla working on smartwatch for kids that may work as car key
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Elon Musk-run Tesla is reportedly working with the Norway-based wearable company Xplora Technologies to develop smartwatches for kids.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Only Independent MLA in Uddhav's cabinet joins Sena
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) In a significant political development, Maharashtra's Soil and Water Conservation Minister Shankarrao Gadakh joined the Shiv Sena here on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
3-day Maha Mrityunjay chants for Pranab's recovery
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) Villagers from West Bengal's Birbhum district are performing a three-day religious ritual in the ancestral village of former President Pranab Mukherjee for his speedy recovery after he underwent a brain surgery and also tested positive for Covid-19. Mukherjee on Tuesday remained on life support and his health bulletin termed his condition 'critical'.
2020-08-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Hizbul terror module busted in Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police on the basis of a specific intelligence input busted a terror module of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) in North Kashmir's Kupwara on Monday night and arrested a terrorist with four of his associates.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Covid curbs may further push back auctions for commercial coal mines
New Delhi, Aug. Aug 11 (IANS) The government may push back the bidding for commercial coal mines as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to restrict free movement while the investors want more time to place their technical bids based on site visits and evaluation.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Telangana CM calls for ramping up country's medical infrastructure
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus on ramping up medical infrastructure in the country by drawing on the lessons from the country's experience in dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Never saw Sushant's body hanging, don't trust Mumbai Police probe'
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput's father K.K. Singh on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Mumbai Police summoned everyone, "except the real suspects or accused" in the case of his son's death, and argued that the mark seen on the actor's neck could be of a belt.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Abhishek thanks fans for their wishes during his Covid-19 battle
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently returned home after seeking Covid-19 treatment, has thanked his well-wishers via a special video.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
5 key witnesses who were at Sushant's flat under CBI lens
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is zeroing in on five key witnesses in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, who were either present in the flat or reached there after hearing the news of his death before the Mumbai Police. The people who were present at Sushant's Bandra flat after the death of the actor were his flatmate Siddharth Pithani, his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, house manager Samuel Miranda, his sister Mitu Singh and one other person.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yami resumes shooting in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam has started shooting in Chandigarh amid the Covid pandemic. Taking to Instagram stories, Yami posted a picture of herself getting her hair done for a shoot.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rs 98.35 cr released to NrDMC for teachers' salaries, HC told
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Delhi government has told the High Court that Rs 98.35 crore has been released to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NrDMC) for payment of salaries to teachers employed in the civic body's schools.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Sobhita Dhulipala wants you to believe she was around in 1957
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A saree-clad Sobhita Dhulipala strikes a vintage pose in a new black-and-white snapshot she posted on social media.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
All this because Bihar polls coming up: Maha to SC
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Maharashtra government during a hearing in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that all the hullabaloo was happening only because it is all about politics, and since Bihar has to go to polls by year-end so all this is happening.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Constipation, bloating linked to behavioural issues in autistic kids
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Common gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as diarrhoea, constipation and bloating are linked to troubling sleep problems, self-harm and physical complaints in pre-school children especially those with with autism, say researchers.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Russia registers Covid vax, Putin's daughter in test group (Ld)
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS) In what could alter the course of the Covid-19 pandemic that is still creating mayhem across the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the country has registered the world's first Covid-19 vaccine that "forms stable cell and antibody immunity".
2020-08-11
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Google Stadia adds 4K HDR support for Android TVs: Report
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Google Stadia Cloud gaming service has reportedly added 4K HDR support for select Android TVs.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ranveer Singh flaunts pensive look in new selfie
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Bollywood livewire star Ranveer Singh is in a pensive mood this Tuesday. At least, his new selfie would suggest as much.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Containment, contact tracing key to Covid mgmt: Modi
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a review meeting with Chief Ministers or representatives of 10 states badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and advised that containment, contact tracing, and surveillance were key to effective management of the virus infections in the country.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sushant case: Ex-manager Shruti questioned for 3rd time
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Bollywood actors Sushant Singh Rajput's and Rhea Chakraborty's former Manager Shruti Modi was questioned for the third time by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for over five hours on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
FCC head Ajit Pai welcomes move to boost 5G adoption in US
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai has applauded plans to auction off 100 megahertz (MHz) of mid-band spectrum in the country that will boost the 5G adoption in the US which is lagging behind China and South Korea.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Technology
UK employment falls by biggest amount in over a decade
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Employment in the UK fell by the largest amount in over a decade between April and June, official figures revealed on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
Hyderabad police remove provocative banner after protest
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) The Hyderabad police has removed a controversial banner with provocative writing from a busy traffic intersection in the city after its display went viral on social media.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
PM assures Karnataka all support to tackle Covid
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured all the necessary support to Karnataka in its efforts to control the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National
ATM gutted in UP railway station
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Two ATMs installed at the Charbagh railway station caught fire on Tuesday noon, apparently due to short circuit.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN CM asks Modi for Rs 15,321 cr to fight Covid pandemic
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Rs 15,321 crore including a special grant of Rs 9,000 crore to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Birthday girl Jacqueline Fernandez 'terribly missing' her family
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is spending her birthday on Tuesday here all alone, and she sure is missing her family.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Samantha Akkineni is 'green obsessed'
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Southern star Samantha Akkineni is obsessed with the colour green, going by her recent social media post.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Training kids of the Kuki tribe, Len Doungel finds 'rich hearts'
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Early morning at 5 am, a crowd of villagers gathered around the village ground in Longja in the Chandel district of Manipur - barely a couple of hours from the India-Myanmar border.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Schools won't shut if 2nd COVID-19 wave hits UK: PM
London, Aug 11 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that schools won't shut down if a second coronavirus wave hits the country, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
SSR: Bihar Police calls Mumbai's probe a facade
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Bihar Police on Tuesday during a Supreme Court hearing termed the Mumbai Police's investigation into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput a "facade" and claimed it appeared that the police in Mumbai were "hiding facts under political pressure".
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Domestic passenger vehicles' sale eases in July
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The sales contraction in the domestic passenger vehicles segment eased in July compared with earlier month, industry data showed on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid boat ambulance for corona patients in Bihar
Hajipur (Bihar), Aug 11 (IANS) Amid the twin problems of tackling floods and the coronavirus, the Bihar government has launched a unique initiative -- Covid boat ambulance in its fight against the deadly virus.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Elli AvrRam shares stunning bikini pic from Valencia trip
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Elli AvrRam has shared a sizzling picture of herself in bikini from a trip to Valencia.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kohli, Paine best Test captains in world right now: Faiz Fazal
Jaipur, Aug 11 (IANS) Faiz Fazal, a domestic veteran and Ranji Trophy-winning skipper with Vidarbha, believes India's Virat Kohli and Australia's Tim Paine are two of the best captains in the world at the moment.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Egypt reopens Rafah crossing with Gaza Strip for 3 days
Cairo, Aug 11 (IANS) For the first time in five months amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Egypt on Tuesday reopened the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days to allow hundreds of stranded Palestinian to return to their homeland.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Galaxy Note20 pre-registration hits 5 lakh in India: Samsung (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday said that the pre-registration for its 'Make in India Galaxy Note20 smartphone crossed more than 5 Lakh this year, which is more than double the figure the company achieved last year with Galaxy Note10.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Big B documents all that he did in a day
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan shared details of what all he did in a day, with fans and followers on social media.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Russia 1st to register COVID-19 vaccine worldwide: Putin
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said that his country is the first in the world to register a vaccine against the novel voronavirus.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Russian Federation,International
I-Day alert as SFJ offers $125K for Khalistan flag at Red Fort (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The security agencies are on high alert as the banned Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) is learnt to have announced a $125,000 reward for anyone who hoists a Khalistan flag at the Red Fort on Independence Day on August 15.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
India's Covid-19 recovery rate nears 70%
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that successful implementation of effective containment strategy, aggressive and comprehensive testing coupled with standardized clinical management have resulted in a sharp hike in the recovery rate at nearly 70 per cent.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
ISL 7: Nine-member FSDL team reach Goa for inspection
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) A nine-member delegation of Indian Super League (ISL) organisers, Football Sports Development Ltd (FSDL), reached Goa on Tuesday and will be there for the next few days to take stock of the venues and training ground readiness.
2020-08-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Former President Pranab Mukherjee on ventilator support, critical
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee is critical and is on ventilator support after he underwent brain surgery , said the Army Research and Referral Hospital on Tuesday. Mukherjee was also found to be Covid-19 positive.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
SSR's sister Mitu appears before ED
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Mitu Singh on Tuesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to record her statement in connection with the money laundering probe involving the death of her brother.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sushant's sister Shweta urges his fans to pray for a positive outcome of SC hearing
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Shweta Singh Kirti, sister of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, hopes for a positive outcome of the Supreme Court hearing with regards to the petition filed by his girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakraborty. The actress sought for a transfer of the FIR against her from Bihar Police to Mumbai Police.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Priyanka slams Yogi govt on Bulandshahr incident
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has slammed the Yogi Adityanath government over the Bulandshahr accident in which a US student was killed.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Man Utd will land Sancho if Solskjaer desperately wants him, feels Scholes
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes feels Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho will ply his trade at Old Trafford next season if manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer desperately wants him.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Russia 1st to register Covid vax: Putin
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the country has registered the world's first Covid-19 vaccine.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
G7 summit will likely take place after election: Trump
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said the G7 Summit will likely take place after the November election, once again postponing the annual gathering after the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted plans for it to be held earlier this year.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Treat plea against 'corona oven' as representation: HC to Centre
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to treat as a representation the petition that accused a company of misleading the public by selling a product it claimed could sterilise food and PPE kits.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Air India Express to get $50 mn insurance claim
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) The Air India Express plane that crashed at Kozhikode airport on Friday evening was owned by the airline and was not a leased one, said an airline official.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Dell unveils 14-inch premium business laptop in 'Latitude' series
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Dell Technologies on Tuesday launched a new 14-inch premium business laptop for the global market.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
BJP names Jai Prakash Nishad for Rajya Sabha Seat
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party has nominated Jai Prakash Nishad as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha seat that will be going to polls on August 24.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
CAIT seeks barring Huawei, ZTE from India's 5G plans
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Tuesday wrote to Union Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad seeking a ban on Chinese technology companies Huawei and ZTE from the 5G network rollout in India.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
British gymnasts still treated like 'pieces of meat': Nile Wilson
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Nile Wilson has said that British gymnasts are still 'treated like pieces of meat' because of the culture that exists in the sport.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Athletics
Trump says children unlikely to catch coronavirus
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has doubled down on his assertion that children are "essentially immune" from COVID-19, despite a new report which said nearly 100,000 kids tested were infected with the virus by the end of July.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Is Karnawati-Humayun legend reviving in Rajasthan?
Jaipur, Aug 11 (IANS) The story of Chittorgarh queen Karnawati and Mughal emperor Humayun appears to be on revival in Rajasthan, where former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is being compared to Karnawati while her successor Ashok Gehlot is the Mughal emperor, who despite being in opposite camps supported each other both covert and overtly to allow the other to emerge victorious in vicious circumstances.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Operation Raj: Ahmed Patel the ace troubleshooter
All eyes are on Patel, whenever there is trouble brewing for the Congress. Not for nothing is the man credited with being instrumental in the smooth running of two successive UPA governments in alliance with a number of parties between 2004 and 2014.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Politics
Eng vs Pak: Stokes cares about those around him, will be missed, says Archer
Southampton, Aug 11 (IANS) England fast-bowler Jofra Archer has stated the hosts will miss the services of talismanic all-rounder Ben Stokes after it was announced he won't be part of the team for the final two Tests against Pakistan due to personal reasons.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sakshi Maharaj receives threat calls
Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Member of Parliament (MP) from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj, said that he has received a threat to his life.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Invented in India is the key to 'Atmanirbhar Bharat': Mashelkar
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India needs to reinvent the 'Make in India' programme, according to R.A. Mashelkar, Former Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dwarf planet Ceres a water-rich world, finds NASA probe
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The dwarf planet Ceres, which lies in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is not a barren space rock as earlier believed. New data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft have shown that it is a water-rich world.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Israel closes Gaza crossing
Tel Aviv, Aug 11 (IANS) Israel on Tuesday closed the main cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip, after militants in the besieged Palestinian enclave launched incendiary balloons into Israeli territory.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Learning more about Covid-19 reduces pandemic-related stress
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Researchers have found that if people know more about Covid-19, the less pandemic-related stress they will exhibit. The study published in the 'Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences' also found that making plans to reduce stress was also effective for older adults but not for people in their 40s or younger.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,National
India saw record notebook sales in Q2, HP led overall PC market: IDC
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India witnessed a record buying of notebooks by the enterprises as millions of employees worked from home in the June quarter as HP led the overall traditional PC market once again with the 32.8 per cent market share, a new IDC report said on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Arrested HK media mogul taken to his yacht as part of probe
Hong Kong, Aug 11 (IANS) Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, who was arrested for suspected collusion with a foreign country under the new national security law, was taken to his yacht on Tuesday as part of the ongoing probe after spending a night in jail.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Kerala Police begin probe into cyber attacks on journalists
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) The Kerala Police on Tuesday began a probe into the complaint given by the Kerala Union of Working Journalists after some mediapersons came under cyber attack for posing inconvenient questions to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fawad Alam should get a chance in 2nd Test, says Wasim Akram
Southampton, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels middle-order batsman Fawad Alam should be included in the playing XI for the second Test against England starting Thursday.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
US data firm Equinix acquires India operations of GPX Global
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Global interconnection and data centre company Equinix, Inc. has acquired the India operations of GPX Global Systems in an all cash deal valued at $161 million.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
B'desh PM adviser, policymakers woo Chinese entrepreneurs
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Salman F Rahman, advisor to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, and policymakers have asked Chinese entrepreneurs to invest in the country and export products back to Beijing using the duty-free access facility.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Galaxy Note20 pre-booking notifications hit 5 lakh in India: Samsung
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday said that the pre-booking notifications for its 'Make in India Galaxy Note20 smartphone crossed more than 5 Lakh this year, which is more than double the figure the company achieved last year with Galaxy Note10.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bengaluru Zoo to gift lions to safari
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bengaluru Zoo will gift three lions and a lioness. A pair to the Gadag zoo, and two lions to a Shimoga safari, both within the state limits under animal exchange programme earmarking the just celebrated World Lion Day, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National
IPL 13: BCCI team to arrive in UAE later this month for recce of facilities
Dubai, Aug 11 (IANS) A top delegation of BCCI officials is expected to arrive in Dubai by the third week of August to do a recce of the venues of the UAE, which is all set to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
B'desh CJ orders resumption of in-person HC hearings
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Bangladesh Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain has ordered the resumption of in-person hearings at the High Court from Wednesday after case proceedings in e-justice system continued for three months amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
8 more COVID deaths, 1,896 new cases in Telangana
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Telangana reported 1,896 new COVID cases on Tuesday, taking the state's tally to 82,647, even as eight more fatalities pushed the state's death toll to 645.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
SSR's flatmate Pithani at ED for 2nd day
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Siddharth Pithani, who was late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's flatmate, on Tuesday once again deposed before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to record his statement in a money laundering probe.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Svetlana Kuznetsova pulls out of US Open due to COVID-19
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) World No.32 Svetlana Kuznetsova has become the latest female tennis star to pull out of this year's US Open due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
ABB India unveils eMart online marketplace
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Global technology company ABB India on Tuesday announced the launch of eMart, an online marketplace portal, which will offer more than 6,000 products from its electrification business for home and industrial buyers.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Reliance deal going through due diligence: Saudi Aramco CEO
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The mega deal for Saudi Aramcos $15 billion stake in the oil to chemicals business of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is going through due diligence and a decision will be taken after a review, Saudi Aramco CEO said on Monday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AI can improve CT screening for COVID-19 diagnosis
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Researchers are developing a new technique using Artificial Intelligence (AI) that would improve CT screening to more quickly identify patients infected with COVID-19.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,National,Technology
Music transcending genres
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANSlife) Influenced by the music scene in international circuits like Miami, Ibiza, and Barcelona, Delhi based group, BlareMob, launched their latest offering that has six tracks. BlareMob features artist duo Keshav Bhardwaj and Himanshu Chhabra who launched the album under record label, Streamin' Music Group.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Has Covid-19 destroyed your libido?
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANSlife) Lockdown was a very good time to get close with your partner and spend some quality time together, but that's not the case with everyone. Let's be real, 2020 has been a stressful year. The uncertainty brought about by the pandemic, and the fact that no one really knows when this might end, has resulted in widespread panic and stress.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Vrindavan temple sealed as 22 persons test corona positive
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 11 (IANS) A day ahead of the Janmashtami festival, an ISKON temple in Vrindavan was sealed on Tuesday after 22 persons, including its priests, tested positive for coronavirus, officials said.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Confidence of Indian workforce steadily rising: LinkedIn survey
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) As restrictions in lockdown slowly lift, confidence of the Indian workforce, be it towards finances or individual confidence, is steadily rising, a LinkedIn survey said on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Majority of parents oppose reopening schools
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Only 33 per cent parents support reopening of schools from September 1, according to a survey by LocalCircles.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Conservative groups planning massive rallies in Seoul
Seoul, Aug 11 (IANS) Several South Korean conservative civic groups critical of President Moon Jae-in's government have planned massive rallies in Seoul on Saturday, putting police and health officials on alert over the possible spread of COVID-19.
2020-08-11
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Rugby Australia proposes new competitions as part of broadcast deal
Sydney, Aug 11 (IANS) Rugby Australia (Rugby AU) has proposed several new competition series as part of a deal issued to potential broadcast partners.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Indians taking to writing and reading in lockdown
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANSlife) With a deeply-engaged community of close to 3 million users in India, who spend more than 37 minutes daily reading, writing, and engaging on an average on the platform, global user-generated stories platform Wattpad says it registered a significant increase in user activity during the lockdown, worldwide and in India.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
A photo-journey through 'diverse Asia'
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANSlife) A kaleidoscopic journey across Bali, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam captures the diverse landscapes, textures and people of Asia. The exhibit is live in an online exhibition titled 'Diverse Asia' and is available on view till August 23.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
As Covid cases surge, so does loot by Agra's pvt hospitals
Agra, Aug 11 (IANS) When Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma was told at an official meeting that the private hospitals in Agra were charging more than Rs 15,000 daily for Covid-19 patients, he was taken aback.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Covid patient dies awaiting treatment by Kolkata pvt hospital
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) A 60-year-old female coronavirus patient died in an ambulance outside a private hospital in Kolkata while allegedly awaiting admission as her family failed to deposit in time Rs 3 lakh demanded by the staff.
2020-08-11
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
15 years later, a novel retelling 'Twilight'
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANSlife) The long-anticipated retelling of 'Twilight' from Edward Cullen's point of view, bestselling author Stephenie Meyer's 'Midnight Sun' has been launched, amid the author having caught the Coronavirus.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
After PMO, CMO intervene, 'unnecessary' Covid limits end in Maha town
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Aug 11 (IANS) Hours after Shiv Sena leader Kishore Tiwari kicked off an unique agitation by 'lying down' on the road to protest unnecessary Covid restrictions, officials from Prime Minister's Office and Chief Minister's Office intervened and resolved the matter early on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ex-SL PM decides to step down as UNP party leader
Colombo, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has decided to step down as the leader of the United National Party (UNP), after remaining at the helm for 26 years, it was reported.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Eng vs Pak: Latif bats for Haider Ali's inclusion in 2nd Test
Karachi, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricketer Rashid Latif feels 19-year-old batsman Haider Ali should be included in the team for the second Test against England starting Thursday at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Survey reveals India's 'Diet Paradox'
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANSlife) As many as 97 percent Indians are aware of the essential nutrients and micro-nutrients required for their body, of which 60 percent 'rarely' or 'never' make a conscious effort to add nutritive elements or additional supplements to their diet, reveals a survey.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Odisha's Covid cases cross 48k mark
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) The Covid-19 tally in Odisha reached to 48,796 with 1,341 new positive cases reported in the last 24 hours, said the health department on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Low harvest makes Himachal apple business fruitful!
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) Less than the optimum yield coupled with labour pangs amid the coronavirus pandemic and fungal attack -- for the second consecutive year -- in Himachal Pradesh this season turn out to be a blessing in disguise for apple cultivators who say the fruit's prices have remained at a sweet high in northern India.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Features
SC calls 4G restoration on trial basis in J&K 'fairly good start' (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that the special committee constituted to examine restoration of 4G services in Jammu and Kashmir has agreed to provide the high speed Internet access on a trial basis in limited areas.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Foxconn begins hiring spree to ramp up iPhone 12 production
Beijing/New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Key Apple supplier Foxconn has started its annual recruitment drive for factory workers to produce next-generation iPhone devices ahead of their launch this fall.
2020-08-11
Category: International, China,Technology
BSE MoU with Bullion Trade bodies for deepening physical markets
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Stock exchange BSE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Akola Sarafa Association and Akola Sarafa Va Suvarnakar Yuva Sangh, associations of bullion trade and industry based in Akola, Maharashtra.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vardhan Puri: My stint as an assistant director helped me in acting
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Budding actor Vardhan Puri says his stint as an assistant director helped him a lot in his acting career.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
TikTok announces first recipients of its $1bn Creator Fund
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Amid an uncertain future due to measures taken by the Donald Trump administration, TikTok has named the first 19 recipients of its $1 billion TikTok Creator Fund in the US.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Will try to win hearts of rebel MLAs: Raj CM
Jaipur, Aug 11 (IANS) After the resolution of the crisis arising out of rebellion by Congress MLAs owing allegiance to Sachin Pilot, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday said that he would try to know their grievances and then try to win them over.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
1 dead, 2 injured in Kabul blast
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) At least one person was killed and two others were injured in a magnetic mine blast targeting a vehicle in Kabul, police said.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Manufacture of steam generator for 5th Kudankulam n-plant begins
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Russia's integrated nuclear power company, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation on Tuesday said it has started manufacturing a set of steam generators for the fifth 1,000 MW atomic power plant to be set up in Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Technology
Solskjaer urges Man Utd to improve after entering Europa semis
Cologne, Aug 11 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has urged his team to improve their game following their narrow 1-0 win over FC Copenhagen in the Europa League quarter-final clash.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Afghan Cabinet still not finalized: Prez Palace
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) The Afghan Presidential Palace has said that Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for Reconciliation, waas yet to introduce his nominated Ministers for the new Cabinet.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
SC calls 4G restoration on trial basis in J&K 'fairly good start'
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that the special committee constituted to examine restoration of 4G services in Jammu and Kashmir has agreed to provide the high speed Internet access on a trial basis in limited areas.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Solksjaer urges Man Utd to improve after entering Europa semis
Cologne, Aug 11 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has urged his team to improve their game following their narrow 1-0 win over FC Copenhagen in the Europa League quarter-final.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
'Protection centres for Pak transgenders to be ready by year end'
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Protection centres for Pakistan's transgender people will be completed by the end of this year, the National Assembly was informed during a discussion on the harassment of the community across the country.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
NZC confident of hosting '37 days of international cricket'
Auckland, Aug 11 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) is hopeful of hosting international matches later this year and is confident of setting up bio-secure bubble in a similar way that England did against West Indies last month and also for their ongoing Pakistan series this month.
2020-08-11
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Daily mouthwash may cut Covid transmission risk: Study
London, Aug 11 (IANS) In the fight against the novel Coronavirus, a team of German scientists has claimed that Sars-Cov-2 viruses can be "inactivated" using commercially available mouthwashes.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Pak actresses Nimra and Sarwat: Indo-Pak history is bitter and sweet at once
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The first-ever Pakistani web series, Churails, releases on an Indian OTT platform this week, and Pakistani actress Nimra Bucha and Sarwat Gilani, who play the female leads in the show, insists that keeping the politics aside people of Pakistan do not hold any bitter feeling towards Indians.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Demand for Rahul to take over party begins in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 11 (IANS) In a passionate plea to former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Leader of Opposition in Kerala and top party leader Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday wrote to the former that he is the only alternative to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's authoritarian regime.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
The Esports Club announces 5 months of Valorant tournaments
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) The Esports Club, a Bengaluru based esports platform, has announced its five-month plan for Valorant tournaments under their new IP, The Esports Club Challenger Series.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
SSR's dad attempted to know details of treatment from Rhea
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's father K.K. Singh had tried to contact his son's live-in partner Rhea Chakraborty to know the details of his son's ongoing medical treatment at that time, WhatsApp messages shared with the media showed.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Typhoon Mekkhala makes landfall in China
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Mekkhala, the sixth typhoon of this year, made landfall in China's Fujian province on Tuesday, bringing with it strong winds and torrential rain.
2020-08-11
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
'Sreejesh has set the bar very high for goalkeepers in India'
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian junior men's hockey team goalkeeper Prashant Kumar Chauhan believes veteran PR Sreejesh has set the bar high for young goalkeepers in the country.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Bhutan imposes nationwide lockdown to curb COVID-19 spread
Thimphu, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bhutan government has imposed a nationwide lockdown starting from Tuesday after a locally transmitted COVID-19 case was reported.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Bhutan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Microsoft xCloud game streaming beta coming for users
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Microsoft is testing Project xCloud game streaming service for some time and the company has now announced to launch a new version of the Xbox Game Pass beta app for Android.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Top Seed Open: Sabalenka advances, Konta bows out
Lexington, Aug 11 (IANS World No .11 Aryna Sabalenka made a winning return at the WTA's resumption in the United States as she battled past America's Madison Brengle to enter the second round at the inaugural Top Seed Open.
2020-08-11
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Cane farming in 'no man's land' on UP-Nepal border
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 11 (IANS) Sugarcane farming is emerging as a major problem between UP and Nepal.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
US student killed in UP accident (Ld)
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 11 (IANS) A teenage student of Babson College in Massachusetts, US, has been killed in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NZ reports new COVID-19 case after 102 days
Wellington, Aug 11 (IANS) New Zealand reported one new COVID-19 case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, after a period of 102 days, taking the total number of active cases in the country to 22, all in managed isolation or quarantine facilities, according to the Ministry of Health.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Nepal extends suspension of domestic, int'l flights
Kathmandu, Aug 11 (IANS) The Nepal government has decided to extend the suspension of domestic and international flights as well as public transport until August 31 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Nepal,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Daily spike drops, over 53K Covid cases in a day (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India on Tuesday recorded 53,601 Coronavirus cases, as there was a drop of nearly 9,000 cases from Monday's 62,064, pushing its tally to 22,68,675. There were 871 deaths in 24 hours, according to Health Ministry data.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Leeds United sign Joe Gelhardt, Jack Harrison
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Leeds United have announced the signing of Joe Gelhardt from Wigan Athletic and Jack Harrison from Manchester City.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
2 shot, over 100 arrested in Chicago violence
Chicago, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were shot and more than 100 others arrested amid widespread looting and vandalism in downtown Chicago.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sensex up 270 points; metal, FMCG stocks surge
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a positive note on Tuesday morning, with the BSE Sensex trading over 270 points higher.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sister Mitu, ex-manager Shruti to be questioned
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Spreading the net wider in the Sushant Singh Rajput financial deals probes, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday summoned his sister Mitu Singh and former manager Shruti Modi.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UNGA Prez-elect wants General Debate to focus on multilateralism
United Nations, Aug 11 (IANS) Volkan Bozkir, the President-elect of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), has decided to ask member states to focus on multilateralism in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic during September's General Debate.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
India records 53K new Covid-19 cases, tally crosses 22.68L
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India, the third country worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, recorded a spike of 53,601 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, pushing the total tally to 22,68,675. The country tested a record over 871 deaths in a single day.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
WeChat ban: Apple's iPhone shipments may fall 30% in China
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Donald Trumps executive order to ban the popular messaging app WeChat from the Apple App Store could lead to 25-30 per cent drop in iPhone shipments in the Chinese market, famed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted.
2020-08-11
Category: International, China,Technology
Bhumi Pednekar: I believe in repeating clothes
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar believes in repeating her clothes. She adds that she also believes in sharing her wardrobe with her sister.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
US student killed in UP accident
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 11 (IANS) A teenager student of Babson College in Massachusetts, US, has been killed in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hamas urges Palestinians to confront Israeli measures
Gaza, Aug 11 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas Movement has urged the Palestinians to confront Israeli measures in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
World's first 5G AR glasses to arrive in South Korea for $590
Seoul, Aug 11 (IANS) The world's first 5G-based augmented reality (AR) glasses made by LG Uplus Corp., a major South Korean telecom firm, will appear on the shelves in the country for $590 on August 21.
2020-08-11
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
COVID-19 positive Mandeep Singh shifted to hospital, condition stable: SAI
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) India men's hockey team member Mandeep Singh, who has tested positive for coronavirus, has been shifted to a multispeciality hospital after his condition moved from "mild to moderate severity of COVID-19", Sports Authority of India (SAI) has informed.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Turkey calls for 'acceptable formula' for E.Mediterranean disputes
Ankara, Aug 11 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has appealed for an "acceptable formula" for energy exploration rights in the Eastern Mediterranean which has increased tensions over recent drilling activities.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
BJP leader shot dead in Baghpat
Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 11 (IANS) Former BJP district chief Sanjay Khokhar was shot dead at his farm in Baghpat when he went out for a morning walk on Tuesday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Over 97,000 kids in US tested COVID-19 positive in July
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) More than 97,000 children across the US tested positive for COVID-19 in the last two weeks of July, according to a new report from the American Academy of Paediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,International
Trump plans nomination acceptance speech at WH or Gettysburg
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he plans to deliver his convention speech while formally accepting the Republican presidential nomination from either the White House or Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, an American Civil War battlefield.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ronaldinho likely to be released from custody on August 24
Asuncion, Aug 11 (IANS) Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis could be released from custody on August 24, the date when a judge is expected to ratify their plea bargain agreement.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Akhara Parishad slams politics over Parashuram
Prayagraj (UP), Aug 11 (IANS) The Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), the apex body of saints and seers, has taken strong exception to announcements being made by political parties for installing statue of Parashuram to woo Brahmins.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Poet suggests hospital on Ayodhya land, offers his own for mosque
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Well-known Urdu poet Munawwar Rana has sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing his willingness to donate his ancestral 5.5-acre land next to river Sai in Rae Bareli, for construction of a grand mosque.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Ireland makes face coverings mandatory in retail settings
Dublin, Aug 11 (IANS) Wearing face coverings in retail settings such as shops and shopping centres has been made mandatory in Ireland, and those who violate will face a fine of up to 2,500 euros ($2,935) or six months in jail.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Yogi sends additional officers to coronavirus-prone districts
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sent two special secretary-level officials to assist the District Magistrates in controlling the spread of the coronavirus in Kanpur and Lucknow, the cities that have constantly registered a high number of COVID-19 cases daily.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Apple CEO Tim Cook becomes a billionaire for the first time
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook has for the first time become a billionaire as the Cupertino-based iPhone maker broke all previous records and is now the worlds most valued company at over $1.84 trillion.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Suspension puts Peru's 2022 WC qualification at risk, says official
Lima, Aug 11 (IANS) Peru will jeopardise its chances of qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar if the country's top-flight league cannot restart quickly, a senior official has warned.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Football
Mahira and Paras try to give 'Bigg Boss' feel to their new music video
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Bigg Boss contestants Mahira Sharma and Paras Chhabra have reunited for a music video. She says it has all the elements that their fans loved while watching them on season 13 of the popular show.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
England's Dan Lawrence exits bio-secure bubble after family bereavement
Southampton, Aug 11 (IANS) Dan Lawrence, one of the reserve batsmen in the England squad for the ongoing three-Test series against Pakistan, has left the team's bio-secure bubble due to a family bereavement.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
191 UP jail inmates test COVID-19 positive
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 191 inmates at the Basti district jail in Uttar Pradesh have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Google launches new global Covid-19 map for journalists
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Google in collaboration with Stanford University has launched a global Covid-19 map that makes it possible for journalists to embed up-to-date visualisations of the pandemic on their sites for readers.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
World champion Stahl throws world lead 71.37m in Sollentuna
Stockholm, Aug 11 (IANS) World discus throw champion Daniel Stahl produced a world leading result of 71.37 meters at the Sollentuna Grand Prix -- a World Athletics Continental Tour bronze meeting being organised in Sweden.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Other Sports
Eugenie Bouchard enters second round of Prague Open
Prague, Aug 11 (IANS) Wildcard Eugenie Bouchard sailed past eighth-seeded Veronika Kudermetova of Russia in straight sets to enter the second round of WTA Prague Open.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Tennis
Google Maps arrives on CarPlay Dashboard, Apple Watch
San Francisco, Aug 11 (IANS) Google Maps is now compatible with Apple CarPlay Dashboard on all supported vehicles globally and the Maps app for Apple Watch will start rolling out globally in the coming weeks.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'US needs additional sizable fiscal package to contain pandemic'
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The US needs an "additional sizable fiscal package" to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and boost economic recovery, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Trump abruptly pulled from briefing after shooting outside WH (Ld)
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Donald Trump was temporarily escorted by a Secret Service agent from an ongoing coronavirus briefing after a shooting was reported outside the White House.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Of a personal mythology
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) "I collect images from various sources, read from different places and draw a lot in my sketchbook. This leads to a certain state of mind, from where I am able to process the content and construct everything into compositions," said artist Shrimanti Saha, whose latest show titled 'Fire in the Greenhouse and Other Stories' is being hosted by Vadehra Art Gallery (online).
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Global COVID-19 cases surpass 20mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 20 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 734,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,International
Locked and hitched: Star couples who got married amid lockdown
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) For many stars, the new normal has been all about new beginnings. Despite lockdown, several among the gitterati have tied the knot in an intimate affair.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Australia's Northern Territory borders to remain closed for 18 months
Canberra, Aug 11 (IANS) The Chief Minister of Australia's Northern Territory (NT) Michael Gunner announced that the region's domestic borders will not be fully opened for at least another 18 months.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Australia,Politics
1 dead, 6 injured, 3 homes destroyed in Baltimore gas explosion (Ld)
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) A woman was dead, six people were seriously injured and three homes reduced to rubble in a major gas explosion in Baltimore, a major city in eastern US state of Maryland, the authorities said.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hong Kong media tycoon held amid sweep of arrests
Hong Kong, Aug 11 (IANS) The Hong Kong business tycoon Jimmy Lai has been arrested along with other pro-democracy and media figures, raising fears of a broad crackdown by China.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
NY governor urges police to better enforce social distancing
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urged the New York City Police Department to step up enforcing social distancing rules on bars and restaurants while COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU patients in the state have dropped to their lowest levels since March.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Trump escorted out of Covid briefing due to shooting outside White House
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) US President Donald Trump was temporarily escorted by a Secret Service agent from an ongoing coronavirus briefing after a shooting was reported outside the White House.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Afghan president signs decree to free 400 Taliban inmates
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani issued a decree to pardon and release about 400 controversial Taliban inmates, the Presidential Palace confirmed.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Israel,Politics
US stocks end mixed as investors focus on COVID-19 aid
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Wall Street's major averages ended mixed as investors eyed fiscal stimulus in the United States amid the COVID-19 crisis.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
German FM complains about US threat of Nord Stream 2 sanctions
Berlin, Aug 11 (IANS) German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that he had complained to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the threat of sanctions against a German port company due to the Nord Stream 2 project.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Germany,Politics
UN chief calls for support for Lebanon in aftermath of blast
United Nations, Aug 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for international support for Lebanon after last week's horrific explosion that destroyed the port of Beirut and part of the capital city.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Iran warns against "politicising" Beirut explosions
Tehran, Aug 11 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry warned against "political exploitation" from the recent explosions in Beirut.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Govt employee among 2 held for gun running in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Cyber Cell team of Delhi Police Crime Branch arrested a government employee posted in the Ministry of Labour and Employment as Junior statistical officer in New Delhi for supplying arms and ammunitions from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shawn Ashmore joins 'The Boys' in season 2
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Shawn Ashmore is set to join the satire superhero series, The Boys.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Centre may allow cooperative banks to lend under ECLGS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) As the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme, specially formed for MSMEs, progresses, the government is considering allowing cooperative banks to lend under it too.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gold smuggling case: NIA court denies bail to Swapna Suresh
Kochi, Aug 11 (IANS) An NIA court here on Monday denied bail to Swapna Suresh, the prime accused in the gold smuggling case, though her counsel argued that the charges against her under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act will not stand.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
B'desh Prez, PM extend Janmashtami greetings to nation
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Bangladesh President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have greeted the nation on the eve of the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami to be celebrated on Tuesday, which has been announced a public holiday.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
1 dead, 4 seriously injured in Baltimore gas explosion
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) A woman was dead and at least four people seriously injured after several houses exploded in a major gas explosion in Baltimore, eastern U.S. state Maryland, local media reported.
2020-08-11
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Number of recoveries exceeds new cases in K'taka
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) The number of recovered Covid-19 patients exceeded the tally of new cases in Karnataka for the first time on Monday, health officials said.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Yediyurappa to self-quarantine after discharging from hospital
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa was on Monday discharged from the hospital after undergoing treatment for Covid-19 and will go into home quarantine, an official said.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Lebanon cabinet resigns as anger over blast mounts
Beirut, Aug 11 (IANS) Lebanon's government has resigned amid mounting anger over the explosion on August 4 that devastated parts of Beirut and left more than 200 people dead.
2020-08-11
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Rain-hit K'taka seeks Rs 4k cr relief aid from PM
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government has appealed for a special financial aid of Rs 4,000 crore from the Central government to fund its flood relief and rehabilitation measures, a minister said on Monday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Girls outshine boys in K'taka SSLC exams, pass percentage 71.80
Bengaluru, Aug 11 (IANS) The girls have outshone the boys in Karnataka's Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination (Class X) results in which an overall 71.80 per cent of the students cleared test, an official said on Monday.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Pranab Mukherjee on ventilator support after brain surgery
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday underwent brain surgery to remove a clot at the Army Research & Referral Hospital and is on ventilator support after the procedure, sources said.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
BJP-led government in Manipur wins trust vote (Ld)
Imphal, Aug 11 (IANS) The BJP-led Manipur government on Monday won the trust vote 28-16 in the Assembly following a hectic day-long debate after Chief Minister N. Biren Singh had moved a confidence motion.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
After highs, Maha Covid cases cool down, toll crosses 18K (Roundup)
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) After highs in the past couple of days, Maharashtra Covid-19 cases cooled down though the state death toll crossed the 18,000 mark, health officials said here.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
NSUI activists stage protest against NEP 2020
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) activists on Monday staged a protest march to Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) office in response to the anti-student policies and demanded fee waiver for six months.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Inmate shoots intimidation videos in Goa prison; probe ordered
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) Prison authorities in Goa have started a probe into two videos which went viral on social media last week, in which an inmate Anwar Shaikh, along with others is seen walking through the corridors of the Colvale central jail in North Goa and intimidating another inmate of African descent.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SpiceJet installs on-board Wi-Fi enabled entertainment system
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet on Monday launched 'SpiceScreen', an in-flight entertainment system which enables delivery of content on to the personal devices of the passengers through Wi-Fi network.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
With 7,665 cases on Monday, Andhra Covid tally touches 2.3 lakh mark
Amaravati, Aug 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh began the week with a substantially lower daily tally of 7,665 cases on Monday. However the death toll in the past 24 hours remained high with 80 deaths reported from different parts of the state.
2020-08-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
India wants reciprocal trade with other countries: Goyal
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday asserted that Indian products deserve fair access to other countries before these countries can freely access the Indian market.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Didn't hanker for post, wanted self-respect, says Pilot after meeting (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indicating an end to the rebellion in the Congress' Rajasthan unit, a meeting took place between Sachin Pilot and his loyalists and the three-member panel formed by interim party chief Sonia Gandhi to look into their grievances, at the war room in the Congress headquarters here on Monday evening.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SSR case: ED records statements of Rhea, family members (Roundup)
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned actress Rhea Chakraborty, her father Indrajit Chakraborty and brother Showik Chakraborty for close to nine hours in connection with the money laundering probe related to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
GK Pillai to head panel on duty reimbursement scheme
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Finance Ministry has set up a committee headed by former Home Secretary G.K. Pillai for determination of ceiling rates under the Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) scheme. The scheme is to reimburse taxes and duties incurred by the exporters.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
IndiGo to raise Rs 4k cr via qualified institutions placement
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) InterGlobe Aviation, which operates airline major IndiGo, has decided to raise funds worth Rs 4,000 crore.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IFC invests $10 mn in Endiya Fund II to support product start-ups
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) The Endiya Fund II has received a commitment of about $10 million (Rs 75 crore) from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Army starts investigation in Shopian encounter case
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Army has started investigation in the July 18 encounter in South Kashmir's Shopian in which three suspected militants were killed.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Five players to watch out for as CPL returns
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) -- set to get underway on August 18 -- will be the first major T20 league to be held since the COVID-19 pandemic. The 33-match tournament will be played in Trinidad & Tobago with just two stadiums set to host the entire event.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
3 Andhra hospital officials held over fire in Covid centre
Vijayawada, Aug 10 (IANS) A day after a fire in a Covid facility being run in a hotel here left 10 people dead, the Andhra Pradesh Police on Monday arrested three officials of a private hospital, including its chief operating officer.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5,914 new Covid cases push TN's tally to 302,815
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu reported 5,914 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, pushing the tally to 302,815, health officials said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Kareena Kapoor's Monday mood: Wake up and make-up
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Make-up surely makes Kareena Kapoor Khan happy. On Monday, the actress posted a picture that would suggest she has lately been in the mood to celebrate make-up.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Trending hashtag urges people to uninstall OTT releasing 'Sadak 2'
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) A hashtag trending on Twitter on Monday urged people to uninstall an OTT app that is all set to premiere the comeback film of director Mahesh Bhatt.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI raids 4 locations in Ambience Mall case (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday carried out searches at four locations in Delhi, Chandigarh and Panchkula in Haryana, including the premises of the Ambience Group and one of its directors Raj Singh Gehlot, an official said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fought over ideological issues, stresses Pilot
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indicating an end to the rebellion in the Congress' Rajasthan unit, a meeting took place between Sachin Pilot and his loyalists and the three-member panel formed by interim party chief Sonia Gandhi to look into their grievances, at the war room in the Congress headquarters here on Monday evening.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab CM terms party MP's charges of 'vindictiveness' as 'petty'
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Rejecting outright the charges of vindictiveness levelled against him for the withdrawal of Rajya Sabha MP Partap Bajwa's security by the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Monday that it was a routine exercise based on a periodic review of the MP's threat assessment.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Facebook unveils new group to pursue digital payments plans
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) The social networking giant on Monday announced to hire former PayPal executive Stephane Kasriel to head its Facebook Pay service, along with unveiling a new group to pursue payments and commerce opportunities.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Titan logs Rs 270 cr Q1 loss
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Tata group firm Titan Company Ltd on Monday reported standalone loss of Rs 270 crore for the April-June quarter as the coronavirus pandemic severely impacted its operations with retail outlets closed for large part of the period under review.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Microsoft-TikTok deal may not happen: Report
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) The Microsoft-TikTok deal may not happen as odds of the deal are "not higher than 20 per cent," the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Vijayan seeks aid from Modi as Kerala reels under Covid, floods
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that he had a fruitful discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi wherein he has raised the request for adequate financial assistance.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Rare golden turtle rescued in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IANS) A rare golden turtle weighing about 2.5 kg was rescued from a paddy field in Odisha's Bhadrak district, a forest official said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Orissa,National
RAB raid at ex-Home Minister's hospital in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) of Bangladesh Police on Monday conducted a raid at former Home Minister Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir's hospital in Gazipur area in connection with alleged "irregularities", an official said.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Adani Ahmedabad Marathon to be held virtually
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Adani Ahmedabad Marathon (AAM) will be held on November 29, albeit in a virtual format.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
IOA top bosses express reservations on Sports Code, request meeting with Rijiju
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) highest ranking officials on Monday requested a meeting with the Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to discuss its reservations with the National Sports Development Code 2011 and the issue of government recognition to National Sports Federations (NSF).
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
FM launches online dashboard for National Infrastructure Pipeline
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday launched the National Infrastructure Pipeline's (NIP) online dashboard through video conferencing.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
22-year-old medical student jumps from AIIMS hostel, dies
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A 22-year-old medical student committed suicide by jumping from the AIIMS hostel building on Monday evening. The deceased has been identified as 2018 batch medical student Vikas, who hailed from Bengaluru.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SEBI guidelines to aid trustees in monitoring AMCs activities
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday issued guidelines to provide administrative assistance to trustees in monitoring various activities of asset management companies (AMCs).
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gehlot villain of 'Great Political Drama' of Rajasthan: BJP
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) BJP state President Satish Poonia on Monday termed the Rajasthan political crisis as the 'great political drama' of Rajasthan and termed Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot as the villain in the entire episode.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
SSR case: ED records statements of Rhea, family members (Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned actress Rhea Chakraborty, her father Indrajit Chakraborty and brother Showik Chakraborty for close to nine hours in connection with the money laundering probe related to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
PM reviews flood situation with CMs of six states
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) After inaugurating the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Andaman & Nicobar Islands to the mainland on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the flood situation across six states.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP-led government in Manipur wins trust vote
Imphal, Aug 10 (IANS) The BJP-led Manipur government on Monday won the trust vote in the Assembly following a hectic day-long debate after Chief Minister N. Biren Singh had moved a confidence motion.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Work on setting up of Delhi 'smog tower' has begun, SC told
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea to reconsider its decision for setting up of a 'smog tower' in Delhi, as a pilot project to combat the menace of air pollution, while the Centre informed it that work on this venture has already begun.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC to hear 2009 contempt case against Prashant Bhushan
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear in detail whether any comment on corruption against judges tantamount to contempt of court, adding that it will hear the 2009 contempt case against lawyer Prashant Bhushan.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
74% in rural India satisfied with Modi govt's handling of Covid situation
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Almost three-fourth of rural India is satisfied with the manner in which the Narendra Modi government has handled the Covid 19 pandemic.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
AI Express crash: Agency hired to recover passengers' baggage
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Air India, and its subsidiary Air India Express, have engaged the services of a baggage recovery agency to recover the belongings of the passengers of the crashed Dubai-Kozhikode flight.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
ICICI Bank launches QIP with floor price of Rs 351.36/share
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) ICICI Bank on Monday launched its qualified institutional placement (QIP) with a floor price of Rs 351.36 per equity share.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Degrees won't be recognised if no exams are held: UGC tells SC (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) told the Supreme Court on Monday that degrees would not be recognised if no examinations are held for final-year students even as the country faces a coronavirus crisis.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Defence infra of PSUs, OFB to be modernised: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched modernization and upgradation of defence public sector undertakings and Ordnance Factory Board infrastructure on Monday as part of Atma Nirbhar Bharat (self reliant India) initiative.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Gujarat reports 1,056 new Covid cases, tally at 72,120
Gandhinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Gujarat reported 1,056 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the state's tally to 72,120, while the death toll reached 2,674 with 20 fresh fatalities, health officials said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Money-makers up for sale, Centre follows NDA-I on privatisation (Disinvestment blues in Covid times - Part 1)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Modi government's disinvestment policy, focused on strategic sales, has gathered steam in the past one year, with even profit-making PSUs such as BPCL being put on the block. This spree of putting state-run entities up for sale is a sort of a 'deja vu' moment for Indian public sector enterprises, which witnessed a similar privatisation drive during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led NDA government.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Reinsurer approves Air India Express' hull loss: Insurance official
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The lead reinsurer of Air India Express' insurance account has approved the claim for the total loss of AI Express' Dubai-Kozhikode aircraft, which crashed in Kozhikode on Friday evening, said a senior industry official.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengaluru FC launches campaign to support small businesses
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) Bengaluru Football Club on Monday announced that it would be helping small businesses that have struggled to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, through their 2020-21 season campaign.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports
Lufthansa to reinstate inbound passenger flights to India
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) German airline major Lufthansa will recommence passenger flight services to India on specific routes, following a bilateral agreement between India and Germany.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Net outflows from equity MFs at Rs 2,480 cr
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Profit booking, along with caution on the part of investors, led to a net outflow from equity mutual fund schemes in July on a sequential basis.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nishant Singh Malkani loves his on-screen Sikh avatar
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Nishant Singh Malkani plays a Sikh character on the small screen currently, and he is enjoying every bit of it.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BCCI invites expression of interest for IPL 2020 title sponsors
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday invited third parties to express their interest in acquiring the title sponsorship rights for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be held in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19 to November 10.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vinit Kakar: Playing cameo roles is fun
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Vinit Kakar sure enjoys essaying cameo roles in TV shows.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PIL in SC to rebuild demolished shrines at Telangana Secretariat site
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Centre and the Telangana government to pass an Executive Order or Resolution, giving a commitment for rebuilding religious places within the Telangana Secretariat complex building.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
When Satish Kaushik arrived in Mumbai to be an actor 41 years ago
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Veteran actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik still remembers the day he came to the city to earn a name for himself as an actor.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Antonio Banderas reveals testing Covid-19 positive on 60th b'day
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas has tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Nadda slams Telangana govt for poor COVID management
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) BJP President J.P. Nadda on Monday slammed the Telangana government for its poor management of the COVID-19 pandemic, corruption and failure to fulfill its promises.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Dream come true: Newly elected Elite panel umpire Ananthapadmanabhan
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Fifty-year-old K.N. Ananthapadmanabhan is elated after getting the news that he has been selected for the elite panel of ICC umpires.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,Sports
Cong to form 3-member panel to hear Sachin Pilot's grievances
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Congress will constitute a three-member committee to look after the grievances of sulking Congress leader Sachin Pilot, who met Rahul Gandhi on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mika Singh explores 'emotions of mystery' in his new music
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Mika Singh is set to explore mystery through his music in an upcoming series.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Paris Saint-Germain agrees deal with Chinese brand Hisense
Paris, Aug 10 (IANS) French football giants Paris Saint-Germain on Monday announced signing of a multi-year partnership with Chinese consumer electronics firm Hisense.
2020-08-10
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
The team believes it can fight back: Misbah
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan head coach Misbah-Ul-Haq said that while their defeat in the first Test to England was disappointing, there were a number of positives to take and the visitors should move on from it. The first Test between the two sides ended in a three-wicket victory for England after they looked down and out in the chase.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jubin Nautiyal bags song in American film
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Jubin Nautiyal has been roped in to sing for an American thriller film, titled Initiation.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Escaped Covid positive woman in B'luru traced, quarantined
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) An escaped 43-year-old Covid positive woman under treatment at a city hospital has been traced and put in home quarantine, said an official on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
SC issues notice on plea on filling up vacated AIQ medical PG seats
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court has issued a notice on a plea seeking directions to the Centre to come forth and declare the total number of All India Quota (AIQ) seats under medical NEET-PG 2020 which have lapsed on account of non-joining of the selected/shortlisted candidates after the second round of counselling and publication of the final list dated July 2.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gujarat CM announces new scheme to compensate farmers for crop damage
Gandhinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday announced a new scheme 'Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana' under which more than 56 lakh farmers in the state facing crop damage due to natural calamities will get compensation without paying any premium.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Nora Fatehi's look in 'Pachtaoge' female version out
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The female version of the Arijit Singh hit, Pachtaoge, is ready to release. Dancing sensation Nora Fatehi, who starred in the music video of the original number last year, will be seen in the new version, too. The female version of "Pachtaoge" is sung by Asees Kaur.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Equity indices trim gains, healthcare stocks surge
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices shed major gains made earlier in the day on Monday, while the BSE Sensex closed 141 points higher.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sero survey in Haryana to monitor transmission trends
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday said a sero survey is being carried out with an aim to gauge the penetration of Covid-19 and to monitor its transmission trends.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Strict COVID protocols for Sabarimala season
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) The Kerala government will enforce strict Covid protocols for the two-month long Sabarimala temple season. The decision was taken at a preliminary meeting held on Monday in the state capital to discuss arrangements at the hill shrine that opens on November 16.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Music to my ears: KL Rahul shares batting video on social media
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) With the Indian Premier League (IPL) set to begin from September 19, India batsman K.L. Rahul on Monday posted short video snippets of his batting on social media.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Goa AAP slams 'unholy nexus' between Congress, BJP
Panaji, Aug 10 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party in Goa on Monday held a street protest in the state capital against last week's induction of two sons of former Chief Minister and sitting Congress MLA Ravi Naik into the BJP.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
470 new cases take J&K's Covid tally past 25K-mark
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 470 new Covid-19 cases, taking the Union Territory's coronavirus tally past the 25,000-mark to 25,367.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
When Madhuri started her journey in Bollywood
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene went down memory lane and shared how she was bitten by the acting bug.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Palghar lynchings: 28 accused granted 'default' bail
Palghar (Maharashtra), Aug 10 (IANS) In the first such instance in the sensational Palghar lynching case, 28 arrested accused, whose names do not figure in the CID charge sheet filed in July, were granted bail on Monday though only some of them will be released, a lawyer said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Study identifies longer-term symptoms in COVID-19 patients
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified a pattern of longer-term symptoms likely to be experienced by people who were hospitalised with the COVID-19 infection.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Kareena Kapoor's Monday mood: Wake up and make-up
On Monday, the actress posted a picture that would suggest she has lately been in the mood to celebrate make-up.
2020-08-10
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Over 2,500 Jharkhand cops test positive for coronavirus
Ranchi, Aug 10 (IANS) At least 2,565 Jharkhand police personnel have tested positive for coronavirus so far, the state police headquarter said in a statement on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Darshan Raval releases reprise version of 'Ek tarfa'
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Darshan Raval has unveiled a reprise version of his new track, Ek tarfa. He says it is his way of giving back to the fans.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sara Ali Khan's monsoon escapades
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan is enjoying monsoon to the fullest, and sharing moments of her rainy days with fans on social media.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Can spectrum be sold or transferred? SC's poser to govt
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday, during the hearing on the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) matter of telecom companies, questioned the Centre as to how is it possible to sell the spectrum and whether it is transferable.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
ISL: Sheikh Sahil signs three-year deal with ATK Mohun Bagan
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) Central midfielder Sheikh Sahil on Monday signed a three-year deal with Indian Super League (ISL) club ATK Mohun Bagan, the club said in a statement.
2020-08-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
CBI raids 4 locations in Ambience Mall case (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is carrying out searches at four locations in Delhi, Chandigarh, and Panchkula in Haryana, including the premises of the Ambience Group and one of its directors Raj Singh Gehlot, an official said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vicky Kaushal turns Superman in latest picture
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Vicky Kaushal has turned Superman in his latest social media picture.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Liquor flows down Yamuna in Haryana town, tipplers make merry
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Liquor flowing down the Yamuna was too tempting a catch for some people in a Haryana town to ignore, despite the river's swollen level.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Human Interest/Society
Sena leader lies down on road to protest Covid restrictions
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Aug 10 (IANS) Prominent Shiv Sena leader and farm activist Kishore Tiwari launched a unique agitation by lying down on a main road in Maharashtra's Pandharkawada town to protest against what he called "illegal enforcement of lockdown" in the ongoing Unlock phase, here on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Armaan Malik: 'Mithoon is always seeking the rawest, most real take'
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Armaan Malik is a huge fan of composer Mithoon, and his unique way of working.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
109 air crash victims in hospital: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that there are 109 passengers of the Air India Express flight that crashed at Kozhikode airport on Friday under treatment in hospitals at Malappuram and Kozhikode.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heat wave, rainfall deficit grip Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) It has been an unusually hot summer in Kashmir this year with temperatures crossing 35-degree Celsius on some days.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
NCA plans athlete-centric meeting with state associations
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The National Cricket Academy (NCA) has called for a meeting with state associations on Wednesday to discuss the way forward as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) looks to resume cricketing activities in the country with an eye on the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
PCB to approach CAS against reduction of Akmal's ban
Lahore, Aug 10 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday confirmed that it will file an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) against the reduction of middle-order batsman Umar Akmals ban for breaching the PCB Anti-Corruption Code.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Yediyurappa discharged from hospital after Covid treatment
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa was on Monday discharged from the hospital after undergoing treatment for Covid-19, an official said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kerala landslide: Confusion over missing persons as 6 more bodies found
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Even as six more bodies including those of three children were recovered from the debris of the landslide that flattened 20 houses of tea estate workers in Kerala's Idukki district, confusion still prevails about the actual number of those missing.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Radhika Madan shares Govinda vibes
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) A bit of Govinda seems to have brushed off on Radhika Madan, going by her latest social media post.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Assam Police chief tests Covid-19 positive
Guwahati, Aug 10 (IANS) Assam's Director General of Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday and has gone in for home isolation, officials said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
IIT-Mandi team compares disordered proteins in COVID-19
Mandi, Aug 10 (IANS) Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT-Mandi), Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of South Florida, US, have recently used computational tools to understand an important part of the viral proteome called Intrinsically Disordered Protein Regions (IDPRs).
2020-08-10
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Subramanian Swamy: Sushant's feet twisted below ankle as if broken
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday tweeted that, according to ambulance staff who carried the body of Sushant Singh Rajput to hospital from his residence, the feet of the late actor was twisted below the ankle.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung introduces Galaxy Note20 in new mystic blue colour in India
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Samsung on Monday unveils a mystic blue colour edition of the newly-launched Galaxy Note20 in India.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Subramanian Swamy: Sushant's feet was twisted below ankle as if broken
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday tweeted that, according to ambulance staff who carried the body of Sushant Singh Rajput to hospital from his residence, the feet of the late actor was twisted below the ankle.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Former Australia cricketer Lorna Beal passes away aged 96
Melbourne, Aug 10 (IANS) Cricket Australia on Monday paid tribute to former women's cricketer Lorna Beal, who passed away aged 96. Beal was born in Hawthorn, Melbourne in 1923 as Lorna Larter.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India will win medals in double digits in Tokyo: Deepa Malik
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Para sports in India have been taken rapid strides in the last few years and Deepa Malik, India's first ever woman Paralympic medallist, is confident that the country will win medals in double digits at the Tokyo Paralympics next year.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Simon Cowell opens up on breaking back in e-bike mishap
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell has thanked everyone for wishing him speedy recovery, after his surgery following his electric bike accident.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rhea being subjected to a bizarre, dangerous media trial: Swara Bhasker
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Rhea Chakraborty is being subjected to a dangerous media trial in the Sushant Singh Rajput case, feels Swara Bhasker.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Good Samaritan: Mumbai woman 'guards' open manhole for hours
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) A Mumbai pavement dweller has become a social media darling after her daring act helped avert potential road tragedy horroers and also enabled flood waters to drain out quickly during last week's monsoon fury.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
J&K was run like a Ponzi scheme: Chief Secretary (IANS Exclusive)
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Governance in Jammu & Kashmir was "badly managed and broken", and there was no system, no rule and no process, J&K Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam has said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Verstappen reminds me of Schumacher: Brawn
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen reminds Formula 1 director for motorsports Ross Brawn of F1 great Michael Schumacher, the former Ferrari technical director said after the Dutchman won the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone. Verstappen started at fourth on the grid and managed to beat the dominant Mercedes cars to the finish line.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
NASA probe spots Martian night sky pulsing in UV light
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) New data from NASA's MAVEN spacecraft has showen vast areas of the Martian night sky pulsing in ultraviolet light.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Kareena Kapoor Khan has a 'shoot day with the husband'
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan spent Monday shooting with her husband, actor Saif Ali Khan.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Apple MacBook Pro may have adjustable virtual trackpad soon
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) Apple has patented a new design for an adjustable virtual trackpad for the upcoming MacBook Pro, the media reported.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New 'Babri Masjid' won't be named after Babar (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The new 'Babri Masjid' in Ayodhya, that is all set to come up in Dhannipur, will not be named after Mughal Emperor Babar. In other words, the new mosque won't be called 'Babri Masjid'. In fact, it won't be named after any emperor or ruler, said Athar Hussain, the Secretary and spokesperson of the newly formed trust Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) which is entrusted with the task of building the mosque in Ayodhya, in an exclusive interview to IANS.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Start train service to ferry kinnow harvest from Punjab: Harsimrat
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday urged Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to start a dedicated to and fro train service with refrigerated bogies between Abohar in Punjab and Bengaluru during the kinnow harvest season from this December to March next year.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Numaligarh refinery gets environmental nod for expansion
Guwahati, Aug 10 (IANS) The state-owned Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) in Assam has received environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for its expansion, officials said here on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Assam,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
HC praises DU for digital degree certificates
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court (HC) has praised the efforts of the Delhi University, DigiLocker and the IT team of the High Court for coming up with the template of the digital degree certificate in a timely manner amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ankita Lokhande looks at new beginning
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) After some stressful months, actress Ankita Lokhande looks forward to moving on to happy tidings. The actress, who has been mourning the death of former boyfriend, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, shared a picture on Instagram to announce the birth of twins in her family.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Priyanka Chopra reveals why pushups are her favourite
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra loves pushups, especially when her husband, pop star Nick Jonas, is involved in the activity.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India Taekwondo sets up referee and athlete commissions
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) India Taekwondo on Monday announced they have set up a referee commission under the guidance of Angela Naik. The federation also set up an athlete commission, which will be headed by Saurav Krishan and Prajakta Ankolekar, to make sure the athletes are given the best possible facility.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Driving with car windows open means more foul air for you
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Next time when you roll down car windows for some fresh air, think again. According to researchers, including one of Indian-origin, car users from the world's least affluent cities are exposed to at least 80 per cent more in-car air pollution because they rely heavily on opening their windows for ventilation.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Sanjay Dutt discharged from hospital, returns home
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was discharged from hospital on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AGR case: Can spectrum can be sold or transferred, SC asks
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday, during the hearing on the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) matter of telecom companies, questioned the Centre as to how is it possible to sell the spectrum and whether it is transferable.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
In-principle nod for virology institute's centre in Punjab
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) The Centre has given in-principle approval to set up a centre of the National Institute of Virology in Punjab to cater to the north zone, officials said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Mini Mathur on daughter: I know a girl, she is turning out just like me
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actress Mini Mathur says her daughter Sairah Khan is turning out just like her, and she thanks karma for the fact.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Maharashtra needs to increase Covid testing: Fadnavis
Panaji, Aug 10 (IANS) Maharashtra needs to boost its Covid-19 testing capacity, as well as increase the number of isolation centres in a big way, in the wake of rising infections and death rate, Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Hindi politics prevented many South Indians from becoming PM'
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) Less than a day after Tamil politician Kanimozi Karunanidhi's nationality was allegedly questioned for not knowing Hindi, former Karnataka chief minister H. D. Kumaraswamy has lambasted 'Hindi politics', and cited it as the reason that prevented many South Indian leaders from becoming the Prime Minister of India.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Choreographer Bosco Martis' debut directorial 'Rocket Gang' is a dance horror comedy
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Choreographer Bosco Leslie Martis says his upcoming debut directorial film is a fun, crazy and emotional entertainer. He is also excited as parts of the dance horror comedy will be shot in real-time virtual reality.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India's incentives for API production may cut supply risk: Fitch
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government's decision to incentivise domestic manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and key starting materials (KSM) could curtail supply-chain disruption risk for Indian drug makers, Fitch Ratings said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Raj revolt resolution on cards as Pilot meets Rahul, Priyanka
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid efforts to bring rebel Rajasthan leader Sachin Pilot and his supporters back into the party fold, the sulking leader met Rahul Gandhi at his residence on Monday and a rapprochement seems to have been arrived at, top Congress sources said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC to hear Raj MLA's plea challenging merger of 6 BSP MLAs in Cong on Tue
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court said on Monday that it will hear Rajasthan BJP MLA Madan Dilawar's plea challenging the merger of six BSP MLAs into the Congress on Tuesday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Release names of civil services candidates in reserve list: Stalin
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M K Stalin on Monday questioned the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on why it has not announced the names of the 98 candidates in the reserve list who had cleared the civil services exams.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Nora Fatehi has 15 million followers on Instagram now
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Dancing sensation and actress Nora Fatehi now has a fan following of whopping 15 million on Instagram.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
DCW rescues 14-yr-old girl being made to work as housemaid
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl who was being made to work as a housemaid was rescued from the national capital's Model Town area by the Delhi Commission for Women on Sunday night.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak director Asim Abbasi: I could watch a Rekha film on repeat for days
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistani director Asim Abbasi says he looks up to Bollywood veteran Rekha, adding that the Hindi film industry has had a huge influence on his work.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Epson launches 4K projector for streaming 4K content in India
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Electronics giant Epson on Monday launched 4K PRO-UHD (ultra high definition) projector for Rs 1,37,999 in the country.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
56 prison inmates test positive for COVID-19 in UP
Bareilly, Aug 10 (IANS) As many as 56 inmates of two prisons in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Katherine Schwarzenegger, Chris Pratt welcome first child
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Author Katherine Schwarzenegger and her husband, actor Chris Pratt, have welcomed their first child.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
CBI raids 4 locations in Ambiance Mall case
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is carrying out searches at four locations in Delhi, Chandigarh, and Panchkula in Haryana, including a premises of Ambience Group and one of its directors Raj Singh Gehlot, an official said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
I was worried at the beginning: Halep on COVID-19
Prague, Aug 10 (IANS) Current World No.2 Simona Halep has admitted that tennis had taken a backseat for her in the initial days when the world was dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Halep was out of action due to an injury even before the pandemic disrupted the tennis calendar.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Tennis
Heavy rain alert in Karnataka districts
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) Heavy to very heavy rainfall alert has been issued for 13 districts in Karnataka after the state's coastal districts witnessed heavy downpour, an official said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
HC notice on plea against CS (Prelims) by society for specially-abled
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notices to UPSC and others on a PIL that challenged a notification for the Civil Services (Preliminary) examinations on the ground that it did not provide for adequate reservation to differently-abled applicants as per statutory requirements.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Chak De! India' turns 13: Writer Jaideep Sahni speaks about film's impact
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Shah Rukh Khan-starrer, Chak De! India, was released 13 years ago on this day, and the writer of the film Jaideep Sahni has revealed his motive behind penning the script.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Union Bank of India cuts MCLR by up to 15 bps across tenors
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Union Bank of India on Monday announced a reduction in the marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by up to 15 basis points across tenors.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Dry shielding in place for Kudankulam plant 3 reactor vessel
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The third 1,000 MW nuclear power plant coming up in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu reached another milestone with the installation of reactor pressure vessel dry shielding, said Russia's integrated nuclear power company, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech
Andhra's new industrial policy promises end-to-end hand-holding
Amaravati, Aug 10 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday unveiled its new industrial policy, envisaging a multi-faceted end-to-end business enablement centre that will offer 10 services to investors throughout the entire life cycle of the industry.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tendulkar to virtually flag off IDBI Federal Future Fearless Marathon
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will virtually flag off the IDBI Federal Future Fearless Marathon to be held on Saturday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket,Athletics
'Done deal': Congress hints at understanding with Pilot camp
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid speculation of a meeting between rebel Rajasthan leader Sachin Pilot and Rahul Gandhi, top sources in the Congress have claimed that a deal has been struck between the two sides and a formal meeting may take place on Monday itself.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
#ArrestRhea and #ShowikChakraborty trend as ED questions siblings
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) continued the questioning of actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik Chakraborty and father Indrajit Chakraborty on Monday, even as hashtags slamming the siblings and demanding their arrest kept trending on Twitter all through the day.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Heavy smoking linked to increased health risks
Sydney, Aug 10 (IANS) Each cigarette smoked a day by heavy smokers increases the risk of contracting several diseases by more than 30 per cent, warn researchers.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Rhea moves fresh plea in SC, says media trial unfair
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In the Sushant Singh Rajput case, the late actor's girlfriend and actress Rhea Chakraborty has moved a fresh plea in the Supreme Court, complaining that the media was unfairly holding a trial and pronouncing her guilty.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Nawazuddin Siddiqui to romance Neha Sharma in 'Jogira Sara Ra Ra'
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be seen sharing screen space with actress Neha Sharma in a romantic drama titled Jogira Sara Ra Ra.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
New simple approach visually evaluates mask effectiveness
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) Scientists have developed a simple approach to visually evaluate how effectively different types of masks prevent the spread of droplets that could contain SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) virus.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Bommai, Ashok chip in for Yediyurappa in PM's flood review
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) As Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa is currently undergoing treatment for Covid-19, his Cabinet ministers Basavaraj S. Bommai and R. Ashok took part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's review on the floods in Karnataka through video conference on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Sushant's niece Mallika talks of love for astronomy
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Mallika Singh, niece of Sushant Singh Rajput, has opened up on how the late Bollywood actor loved astronomy, in her new social media post.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Still hungry to play: Anderson rubbishes retirement talks
Southampton, Aug 10 (IANS) Veteran England fast-bowler James Anderson on Monday ended speculations surrounding his future and stated he still remains hungry to play the game.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Amazon leads global infrastructure as a service market: Gartner
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) Amazon retained the top position in the worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market which grew 37.3 per cent in 2019 as organisations increased adoption of Public Cloud services, Gartner said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Govt may partner industry bodies for GeM expansion
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government is looking at partnering with industry bodies for getting wider participation on its public procurement platform called GeM or government e-marketplace.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Dil Chahta Hai' turns 19, Farhan Akhtar gets nostalgic
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Nineteen years ago, Farhan Akhtar made his debut as a director on this day with the film Dil Chahta Hai.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Realme C15, Realme C12 set to arrive in India soon
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Realme is planning to launch more C-series phones called Realme C15 and C12 in India soon.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Yogi invokes NSA against Peace Party leader
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against Dr Ayub, president of the Peace Party.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
After slow start, states lap up liquidity scheme for discoms
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) After a slow start, the Centre's ambitious Rs 90,000-crore plan on Liquidity Injection for Electricity Distribution Companies has taken off now with close to 80 per cent of the amount already sanctioned to distressed firms in three to four states.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Car rams into police vehicle in Delhi, Head Constable dies
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In a tragic incident near Khalsa College in North Delhi, a Police Head Constable posted with a Prakhar vehicle died after it was hit by a speeding car on Sunday night.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sushant's niece Mallika talks about of love for astronomy
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Mallika Singh, niece of Sushant Singh Rajput, has opened up on how the late Bollywood actor loved astronomy, in her new social media post.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
2 arrested for spreading misleading info on Covid-19 in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IANS) The Commissionerate Police on Monday arrested two persons for allegedly spreading misleading information about Covid-19 management in the capital city of Odisha.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After gold smuggling, Cong targets Vijayan over Life Mission project
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Already under a cloud in the gold smuggling case, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday came under fire from the Congress over his pet Life Mission project.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,National
Bangladesh's Mosharraf Hossain tests positive for COVID-19
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) Bangladesh spinner Mosharraf Hossain has tested positive for novel coronavirus and is currently quarantined at home. His father had tested positive for the deadly virus before him.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Cabinet to okay new Consumer charter to provide 24X7 power
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Government proposes to bring in regulations that will give rights to the consumer to seek 24X7 electricity supply in their homes and provide them compensation for any deviation from the stated goal.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Prasada urges Yogi to restore Parshuram Jayanti holiday
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Former Union minister and senior UP Congress leader Jitin Prasada has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, urging him to declare a holiday on Parshuram Jayanti.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Netanyahu urges political stability amid coalition crisis
Tel Aviv, Aug 10 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged for political stability amid a looming coalition crisis, adding that that he has accepted a compromise proposal that would delay the deadline for passing the state budget and remove the immediate threat of early elections.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Priyanka meets Rahul amid talks of truce with Pilot
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid talks of a truce with rebel Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot, party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi met former party chief Rahul Gandhi at his residence at Tughlak Lane here on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tyson's comeback exhibition bout postponed: Report
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson's exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. scheduled for September 12 has been postponed.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Sri Lanka re-opens schools
Colombo, Aug 10 (IANS) All state-owned schools across Sri Lanka re-opened on Monday after being shut for over a month amid the COVID-19 pandemic which has infected more than 2,800 people in the island nation.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India's COVID-19 death rate down to 2%, decreasing
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) As the total coronavirus patients across the country crossed the 22-lakh mark, India's fatality rate dropped to its lowest two per cent in the last 24 hours whereas the recoveries reached a new peak of over 15 lakh so far.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Dil Bechara' co-star Sahil Vaid recalls moments with Sushant
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Sahil Vaid still remembers how happy Sushant Singh Rajput was, when he told him he had taken up a musical project.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sonia Gandhi completes one year as party chief amid crisis in Cong
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi completes one year as the Congress interim President in her second stint as the party chief with the Grand Old Party in turmoil following the high profile rebellions of Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sachin Pilot.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sushant's flatmate Siddharth Pithani joins ED probe
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Siddharth Pithani, who was late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's flatmate, on Monday deposed before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and was questioned in connection with a money laundering case.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US Health Secy meets Taiwan Prez, China irked
Taipei, Aug 10 (IANS) US Health Secretary Alex Azar met Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday, becoming the highest-ranking American politician to hold a meeting on the island after over 40 years in a move that has irked China.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Politics
Sushant's throwback picture with his father leaves netizens emotional
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Shweta Singh Kirti has uploaded a throwback picture of her late brother, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, sharing smiles with their father KK Singh.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'The Pink Line' combines memoir and in-depth study on gay rights (Book Review)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Journalist, commentator and essayist, Mark Gevisser says he likes the word "queer" because of its "double valence". As well as having been "reappropriated by people across the world to describe themselves, 'queer means 'different or 'skewed: to see things from a 'queer perspective is to look at the world askance, to see it afresh. But frankly, it is also convenient: it is a catchall that can hold (well, most of) the Ls, the Bs, the Gs, the Ts, and everyone else on the expanding alphabet".
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
J&K Lt Guv Sinha meets President, Vice-President
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Three days after taking over as the new Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha on Monday called on President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu here.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vocalist Ila Paliwal launches symphonies dedicated to Earth
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) Co-produced by Grammy winner Ricky Kej and featuring three-time Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, a new album by vocalist and composer Ila Paliwal launches Monday. Named after the Sanskrit meaning of 'Ila' - Earth - the album and its songs celebrate the "beauty of the planet we inhabit while also reminding listeners to co-exist in peace with every earthly being".
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Raikkonen breaks Schumacher's most laps record in Silverstone
Silverstone, Aug 10 (IANS) Alpha Romeo driver Kimi Raikkonen surpassed legendary racer Michael Schumacher's most laps record during the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Surat COVID-19 centre gets first Kalam library
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) One of the unfulfilled wishes of India's 11th President late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was to ensure that every youth of India has access to good books and quality knowledge, says his former advisor and co-author for many years, Srijan Pal Singh. Having come up with a unique library initiative for COVID-19 centres, Singh aims to fulfil the wish of the late President.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Face masks now mandatory in many parts of Paris
Paris, Aug 10 (IANS) The mandatory wearing of face masks while outdoors in many parts of Paris came into effect on Monday, after authorities imposed new measures to curb COVID-19 spread in the French capital.
2020-08-10
Category: International, France,Politics
Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' postponed to Christmas 2021
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Aamir Khan fans will have to wait for yet another year to pass before they can catch their superstar on the screen.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Strengthening artisan clusters across India
New Dehi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) As a young girl, Assam's artisan entrepreneur Nabanita Kalita saw her mother, grandmother and aunts spend hours on the handloom weaving beautiful Mekhela Chador and Ghamosas and other textiles for the family. Years later, taking an entrepreneurial turn, Kalita's passion and knowledge of traditional handloom fuels her textile venture - one among many in the region's craft ecosystem.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ram versus Parshuram in UP now (IANS Special)
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) The political arena in Uttar Pradesh is now primed for a new battle - this time between Ram and Parshuram.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Delectable FoodScapes: Get familiar with South Africa's indigenous cuisine
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) Food is invariably a universal connector - however, experiencing and sharing-in the food of a different land is a very personal experience.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
5 states face extreme shortage of abortion pills amid covid outbreak
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) There is an extreme shortage of medical abortion drugs across the country, with acute crisis due to lack of stocks in Delhi, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh, a study on Monday revealed.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
iQOO partners BMW M Motorsport for the 2020 DTM season
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Chinese behemoth BBK Group's smartphone brand iQOO has officially become a partner of BMW M Motorsport for the 2020 DTM season.
2020-08-10
Category: International, China,Technology
Anxiety can harshly impact your skin, hair
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) The lockdown has resulted in stress for a lot of people - stress of being cooped inside for weeks together; the uncertainty looming large has taken a toll on peoples mental well being. Stress cannot be hidden; it is seen right on your face. The first tell-tale signs of stress are reflected on your face as pale skin and mild eruptions.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Manitombi was a fighter on the pitch & friend off it, recall teammates
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Former India footballers have joined in to mourn the sudden demise of their former teammate Laishram Manitombi Singh, who they recall, was an absolute fighter on the pitch.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
'Aunty police bula legi': Badshah's song used by trolls to target rapper over social media scam charge
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Ever since rapper Badshah was named in connection with the fake social media followers scam, he has become a prime target of memes and trolls on social media.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid-19 has 'permanently altered' Indian consumers' bevahiour
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has permanently altered consumer behaviour in India and nearly 90 per cent of those surveyed are making lasting changes to how they live, work and shop, and there is no going back to the pre-pandemic world for consumer brands, a new report said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
NIA team in UAE to probe Kerala gold smuggling case
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A two-member National Investigation Agency (NIA) team has gone to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in connection with its probe into the Kerala gold smuggling case, sources said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy