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Palestinian woman shot dead after attempted car-ramming attack
Jerusalem, June 17 (IANS) A Palestinian woman was shot dead by Israeli troops in the West Bank after she attempted to carry out a car-ramming attack, the army said.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Indonesia reports highest daily Covid spike since Feb
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) Indonesia recorded 9,944 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, marking the highest single-day spike since February 22, which increased the total tally to 1,937,652, the Health Ministry said.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 176.9mn
Washington, June 17 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 176.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.83 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Big Tech critic Lina Khan begins stint as Biden's FTC chief
New York, June 17 (IANS) Legal scholar and antitrust crusader Lina Khan has begun her term as the Joe Biden administrations top federal regulator overseeing industry competition, consumer protection and digital privacy at a time when Big Tech is coming under fire at home and abroad for market dominance riding primarily on behavioural data extraction at scale.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cardi B opens up on her role in 'Fast & Furious 9'
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) American rapper Cardi B is officially joining the "Fast & Furious" franchise in the upcoming ninth film of the series. The rapper opened up about her character Leysa and how she came to be involved with "Fast & Furious 9".
2021-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
You needn't be right wing to believe in dharma: Alka Pande
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) "I am definitely a believer. When you believe in dharma, it is about doing things ethically, in a correct manner. I am not Left or Right-wing. I am a liberal-leaning person. Having said that, I dont like all things liberal. Frankly, I dont want to be an arm-chair fat-cat. Yes, I believe in the language of dharma and in humanism. And Hinduism is a way of life, it is not a religion," says art historian, curator and author Alka Pande.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Myanmar village of Kin Ma burns down after clashes
Yangon, June 17 (IANS) A village in the centre of Myanmar has been burned down after clashes between the security forces and local guerrillas, leaving at least two people dead.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Putin lashes out at US after meeting with Biden (2nd Lead)
Geneva, June 17 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday lashed out at the US on arms control, human rights, cyber-attacks, among other issues, after "constructive" talks with his US counterpart Joe Biden.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Singapore selects 24 private healthcare institutions to provide Sinovac vaccine
Singapore, June 17 (IANS) Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has selected 24 private healthcare institutions to be licensed providers of the Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine under the Special Access Route (SAR), MOH said here on Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Politics
Biden and Putin praise Geneva summit talks but discord remains
Geneva, June 17 (IANS) The Presidents of the US and Russia have praised their talks in Geneva but have made little concrete progress at the first such meeting since 2018.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Bangladesh extends Covid-19 restrictions
Dhaka, June 17 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government has extended the countrywide Covid-19 restrictions on public movement and transport for a month from Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
UK reports highest daily increase of Covid cases since Feb
London, June 17 (IANS) Britain has reported another 9,055 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, the highest daily increase since February, according to official figures released Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
Raj becomes fourth state to inoculate 2 crore people
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) After Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, Rajasthan has become the fourth state to inoculate over 2 crore vaccination people in the state.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
J&K govt to reach out to 50K youth for financial assistance under Back To Village program
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Riding high on the success of ambitious 'Back to Village initiative, J&K government is planning to reach out to 50,000 youth for financial assistance under the next leg of Back to Village program, the details of which would be finalised soon, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Biden-Putin meeting begins in Geneva
Geneva, June 17 (IANS) The summit between US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin officially kicked off here on Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Three missing after boat mishap in Patna
Patna, June 17 (IANS) Three persons have reportedly gone missing after a boat mishap in Ganga river in Patna on Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Portugal starts to issue Covid-19 passport
Lisbon, June 17 (IANS) The Portuguese health authorities began to issue the EU (European Union) Digital Covid Certificate on Wednesday, which will allow free transit in the bloc's 27 member countries as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Portugal,Health/Medicine,Politics
Militant Hefazat leader arrested in Dhaka
Dhaka, June 17 (IANS) Azharul Islam, the former organising secretary of militant outfit Hefazat-e-Islams Dhaka city chapter, has been arrested from the Jatrabari area in the national capital.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Bengaluru's Covid tally crosses 12-lakh mark
Bengaluru, June 17 (IANS) As epi-centre of the pandemic in Karnataka, the Covid tally of Bengaluru crossed the 12-lakh mark, with 1,611 new cases in a day, said the state health bulletin on Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
EPL fixtures: Man City start title defence away to Spurs
London, June 17 (IANS) Premier League champions Manchester City will start their title defence away to Tottenham Hotspurs on August 14, it was announced on Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Targeted in Sandalwood drugs case being a woman: Actress Ragini
Vijaypura (Karnataka), June 17 (IANS) Almost six months after she was freed on bail in the 'Sandalwood' drugs case, Kannada actress Ragini Dwivedi on Wednesday said that she strongly feels that she was targeted because she is a woman.
2021-06-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Edible oil prices down up to 20% in certain categories, says govt
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prices of edible oil are showing a declining trend across a wide array of oils, the Food and Consumer Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
HC stays Andhra Group 1 examination interviews
Amaravati, June 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday issued a four-week stay on the conduct of the state Public Service Commission Group 1 examination interviews that were scheduled to begin from Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Congress mocks BJP's K'taka incharge visit for 'settlement meeting'
Bengaluru, June 17 (IANS) Mocking the internal feud of Karnataka's ruling BJP, the Congress' state unit on Wednesday said that BJP incharge Arun Singh's three-day visit to Bengaluru to hold settlement meetings was to save power in the state instead of serving people in the times of the pandemic.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Women's Test vs India: Heather's 95 takes England to 269/6 on Day 1
Bristol, June 17 (IANS) Led by captain Heather Knight's 95, England's top order fared pretty well while Indian women would be satisfied at restricting the host to 269 for six wickets at stumps on the first day of the one-off Test here on Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Karnataka to use Israeli technologies to boost horticulture
Bengaluru, June 17 (IANS) Under the Indo-Israel agriculture project, Karnataka would use Israeli technologies to increase horticulture production in the southern state, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Politics
Once famed Pak spinner, Arshad drives a cab in Sydney
Lahore, June 16 (IANS) Former Pakistan spinner Arshad Khan, who is remembered for troubling Indian cricketing icons such as Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in the mid-2000s, has fallen on bad days and now drives a cab in Sydney.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Former Maha MLA Paril held in Rs 500 cr money laundering case
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said that it has arrested former Maharashtra MLA Vivekanand Shankar Patil in connection with an over Rs 500 crore money laundering probe, officials said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka to vaccinate 80% of 45+ group in Bengaluru soon
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) Even as Covid's second wave recedes, Karnataka is aiming to vaccinate 80 per cent of people in the above 45 years group this month, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
99% fully vaccinated healthcare workers remained safe: Fortis study
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) More than 99 per cent of the healthcare workers at Fortis who received both doses of Covid vaccine did not face severe outcomes like ICU care or mortality post vaccination.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
TN govt to renovate, relaunch 'Archaka' training centres
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Minister P.K. Sekar Babu on Wednesday said that the six state-run Archaka (Hindu priest) training centres will be renovated and relaunched soon.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Fire at AIIMS, 22 fire tenders at spot
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A massive fire broke out at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday night, following which 22 fire tenders were rushed to douse the blaze, fire officials said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Microblogging platform Koo launches app in Assamese language
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) Indigenous microblogging platform Koo on Wednesday launched the app in Assamese language with state Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma releasing the first message.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Assam,Technology,Politics
Loser generally goes to court, not winner, says Paras
Patna, June 16 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party MP Pashupati Kumar Paras, who has orchestrated a coup to dethrone his nephew Chirag Paswan as party chief, on Wednesday said that gamblers, who lose the battle, generally go to court, not the winners.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Good work of Yediyurappa govt need not be endorsed every time: Arun Singh
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) The BJPs Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh said on Wednesday that he does not need to give certificates every time about how well the state government led by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa is functioning in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic and other important issues.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Heavy rains pound Karnataka as monsoon remains active
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) With the southwest monsoon remaining active, heavy rains pounded Karnataka, causing landslides in hilly regions, inundating low-laying areas and disrupting normal life, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Reasi first J&K district with zero Covid positive cases
Jammu, June 16 (IANS) Reasi has become the first district of Jammu and Kashmir to register zero Covid positive cases post second wave as per Wednesday's testing report.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
AFC Asian Cup football: 22 teams qualify for final qualifying round
Kuala Lumpur, June 16 (IANS) India are among the 22 teams out of 24 teams that have advanced to the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 qualifiers final round, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Football
Cricketer Suresh Raina calls on J&K L-G
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Former India cricketer Suresh Raina called on J&K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday and apprised him about the functioning of cricket academies and schools adopted by him to nurture young sporting talent in the Union Territory.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Sports
Number of people vaccinated in Telangana crosses 68 lakh
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Continuing Covid-19 vaccination drive at a brisk pace, Telangana has so far vaccinated over 68 lakh people, including nearly 17 lakh high-risk individuals.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Mamunul among 43 Hefazat leaders sued for embezzling Rs 20 cr takas
Dhaka, June 16 (IANS) Forty-three Hefazat-e-Islam leaders, including its arrested former Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque, have been sued by madarsa director Abdur Razzak Kasemi, for embezzling properties worth 20 crore takas.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Those responsible will face action: J&K LG on power outage in Jammu
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has assured the people of Jammu division that a committee will be constituted by the Chief Secretary to enquire into the recent unscheduled power outage in various areas, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Tests key to excel in white ball cricket: Windies' Holder
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 16 (IANS) West Indies cricketer Jason Holder, who continues to top the ICC Test all-rounders rankings, said on Wednesday that a good foundation in white ball cricket is possible only if players give due importance to Test cricket.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
BCCI forms panel to look into functioning of JKCA
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) An existing committee that has been overseeing the affairs of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has constituted a sub-panel, including former Ranji Trophy player Mithun Manhas, to manage the day-to-day functioning of the association, the Indian cricket board announced on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
24L Oxford dictionaries to enhance skills of Andhra students
Visakhapatnam, June 16 (IANS) Senior YSRCP leader and Rajya Sabha member V. Vijayasai Reddy said on Wednesday that the state government is distributing 24 lakh Oxford English dictionaries to as many government school students to enhance their English skills.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
LaunchGood: So bad for India (Part III)
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) was not the only organisation stealing funds in the name of Covid crisis in India. There were many, as per DisinfoLab documents.
2021-06-16
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
Russia edge out Finland 1-0 for first win in Euro 2020
St. Petersburg (Russia), June 16 (IANS) Russia wrapped up their first win in Group B of Euro 2020, beating Finland by a solitary goal from Aleksey Miranchuk here on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Scarlett Johansson: Black Widow has moved away from hyper-sexualisation
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson says she is happy that her Marvel Cinematic Universe avatar Natasha Romanoff, as well as her superhero alter ego Black Widow, has moved away from the "hyper-sexualisation" which defined it when she first essayed the role in the 2010 blockbuster "Iron Man 2".
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Javelin ace Chopra set for Karlstad Grand Prix on June 22
Lisbon, June 16 (IANS) In his bid to regain form and confidence before the Olympic Games, Indian javelin exponent Neeraj Chopra's next stop will be Karlstad Grand Prix in Sweden on June 22 as part of his preparation.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Portugal,Sports,Athletics
Six Maoists gunned down in Andhra operation (2nd Ld)
Visakhapatnam, June 16 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh police on Wednesday morning gunned down six Maoists, three males and three females, in the Teegalametta forest area in Visakhapatnam district.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
After furore, BMC, Mumbai Police probe 'fraud' in pvt society vaccination
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Following a furore, the Mumbai Police and the BrihanMumbai Muncipal Corporatin have launched independent investigations into an alleged fraud in a posh Kandivali housing complex where a private vaccination drive was undertaken two weeks ago, an official said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Maha: New Covid infections rise, deaths remain above 1K
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths remained in the higher ranges even as new infections also spurted to breach the 10,000 level, though the number of patients cured also increased, health officials said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Rs 12,600 cr District Capex Budget approved for J&K
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) In a historic decision on Wednesday, Rs 12,600.58 crore District Capex Budget for 2021-22, more than double of previous year's budget of Rs 5,134.40 crore, has been approved for the equitable development of Jammu and Kashmir with the active involvement of panchayats, block development councils (BDCs) and district development councils (DDCs).
2021-06-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Cautious optimism returning to India's economy: RBI
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Cautious optimism has started to return to India's economy which was heavily battered by Covid 2.0, the Reserve Bank of India said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Dwayne Johnson reacts to 46 per cent respondents rooting for him to be US President
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) WWE champion-turned Hollywood superstar Dwayne Johnson says it is time for him to "humbly and respectfully stand up, listen and learn" when 46 per cent Americans favour the idea of having him as President of the United States.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
IMANA raised funds by exploiting India's goodwill during Covid crisis (Part II)
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Funds worth tens of crores donated by well-meaning people from world over to help India in times of Covid crisis were stolen, DisinfoLab said in a disclosure.
2021-06-16
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Court defers release of three activists accused in Delhi riots
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A Dlhi court on Wednesday deferred the order on release of February 2020 riots accused activists Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha, who were granted bail by Delhi High Court on June 15, citing the "heavy board" of other bail applications listed before it.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
J&K IAS officer Dulloo re-designated Additional Chief Secretary
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday re-designated senior IAS officer, Atal Dulloo as Additional Chief Secretary.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Delhi now has adequate Covid vaccines for all categories: Atishi
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Delhi now has adequate Covid vaccines for all categories with fresh supply of Covaxin and Covishield received from the Centre to accelerate the mass vaccination drive in the capital, the ruling AAP said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Day before curbs relaxation, Covid TPR in Kerala falls below 12%
Thiruvananthapuram, June 16 (IANS) A day before easing of lockdown norms, Kerala on Wednesday saw its Covid test positivity rate (TPR) dip to 11.79 per cent as 13,270 people turned positive from 1,12,521 samples sent for testing in the past 24 hours, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
CBI nabs 3 Ruchi Global Ltd directors in Rs 188 cr bank fraud
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested three directors of Ruchi Global Ltd for allegedly defrauding various banks to the tune of Rs 188.35 crore, an official said here.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ewan McGregor to play George Mallory in 'Everest'
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Hollywood star Ewan McGregor is all set to play the late British mountaineering legend George Mallory in the upcoming adventure drama "Everest".
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Andhra logs 6K new Covid cases, tally 18.2 lakh
Amaravati, June 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday reported 6,617 new Covid cases, higher than the past two days, raising the state's overall Covid tally to over 18.2 lakh, while its active caseload dropped to 71,466.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
PMK leader demands permanent closure of liquor shops in TN
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) PMK youth wing leader and Rajya Sabha MP Anbumani Ramadoss has called upon the Tamil Nadu government to close down all liquor shops in the state after five persons lost their lives in drunken brawls on the day of the reopening of TASMAC shops.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Body of one of the trapped workers retrieved from Meghalaya mine
Shillong, June 16 (IANS) The body of one of the five trapped miners was retrieved from a flooded coal pit in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills on Wednesday, 18 days after they were trapped, officials said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
West Bengal FM Amit Mitra asks not to dismantle RMD of SAIL
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra has asked Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan not to dismantle the Raw Materials Division (RMD) of SAIL - headquartered in Kolkata - because that will not only create unemployment during lockdown but also cut-off the supply line of iron ore to Durgapur and Burnpur Integrated Steel Plants in West Bengal. The finance minister also apprehended that this is a ploy of the BJP after its defeat in the recent Assembly election.
2021-06-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
ADB to loan $484 mn to upgrade road network in TN industrial corridor
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Indian government on Wednesday signed an agreement for a $484 million loan to improve transport connectivity and facilitate industrial development in the Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in Tamil Nadu.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Still waiting for Cong MLAs to form govt in Goa: Faleiro
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) Four years after being accused of sabotaging Congress efforts to form a coalition government in Goa in 2017, former Chief Minister and ex-state Congress President Luizinho Faleiro on Wednesday made a sarcastic remark about the claims made then by other Congress leaders about forming a government within 24 hours.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Auger-Aliassime rallies to beat childhood idol Federer
Halle (Germany), June 16 (IANS) Canadian world No.21 Felix Auger-Aliassime rallied from a set down to defeat his childhood idol and former world No.1 Roger Federer, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 and enter the quarter-finals of the Noventi Open here on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Evelyn Sharma posts pics from honeymoon
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Actress Evelyn Sharma on Wednesday posted a set of snapshots from her honeymoon on social media.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pak-linked charities collected funds in the name of helping India during Covid crisis (Part I)
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) US based 'charity organisations linked to Pakistan had started collecting funds in the name of helping India during the Covid crisis, according to a report.
2021-06-16
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Faf du Plessis to return to SA after concussion in PSL
Abu Dhabi, June 16 (IANS) South African cricketer Faf du Plessis will fly back home to South Africa after he was ruled out of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) following a concussion suffered during a Quetta Gladiators' match against Peshawar Zalmi on Sunday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Armaan Malik to birthday boy Amaal: Whatever I am today is because of you
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Singer Armaan Malik took to social media on Wednesday to share a special wish for his elder brother, singer-composer Amaal Mallik, on his birthday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian women archers geared up to qualify for Olympics
Paris, June 16 (IANS) The Indian women recurve archers, including Olympian Deepika Kumari, are geared up to seal a team quota place at an Olympic qualification tournament starting here on Thursday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
BJP-ruled Delhi civic bodies get new Mayors for next one year
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With less than one year left for the Delhi municipal elections scheduled in 2022, the national capital's three municipal agencies on Wednesday found new Mayors along with new faces in some other prominent posts for the next one year.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Monoclonal antibody therapy cuts death risk in Covid-19 patients by 20%
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Administering monoclonal antibody therapy in severe Covid-19 patients, who have not mounted a natural antibody response of their own, can reduce the risk of death by 20 per cent, according to results of a clinical trial.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
'Greece benefits from healthy bond with China under BRI cooperation'
Athens, June 16 (IANS) Greece enjoys the benefits of its healthy relationship with China in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and will continue cooperation on this path, Spiros Lambridis, Greece's permanent representative to NATO, has said.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Greece,Politics
CM Mamata Banerjee, industry colleagues mourn Swatilekha Sengupta's death
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took to social media on Wednesday evening to mourn the demise of veteran theatre and film actress Swatilekha Sengupta.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter refused to surrender (Ld)
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist killed in an encounter in the Wagoora area of Nowgam in Srinagar on Wednesday had refused to surrender and fired indiscriminately at the security forces, drawing retaliation that led to the encounter, officials said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Women's Test: England 162/2 against India (Tea)
Bristol, June 16 (IANS) England added 76 runs in the second session to move to 162 for two wickets at tea interval on the first day of the one-off Test against India here on Wednesday. At the break, captain Heather Knight was batting at 47 (100 balls, 7x4s) and Natalie Sciver was on 11 (24 balls, 2x4s).
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Veteran Bengali actress Swatilekha Sengupta dies at 71
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Veteran Bengali actress Swatilekha Sengupta passed away at a private hospital in the city on Wednesday afternoon. The 71-year-old theatre and film personality was reportedly battling kidney-related ailments.
2021-06-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Super-fit Milind Soman flaunts shirtless beef in new post
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) At 55, Milind Soman continues to defy the laws of aging. On Wednesday evening, Milind posted a video and a picture on Instagram that would give serious complex to guys half his age.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Digital technology helped us cope, connect, comfort and console in Covid: PM
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that where convention fails, innovation helps, as he noted that during the Covid pandemic, digital technology helped people to "cope, connect, comfort and console".
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Technology
Alaya gets her first Covid jab: 'Wasn't bad at all!'
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Actress Alaya F on Wednesday posted a video taking her first shot of the Covid vaccine.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
TKM introduces 'door delivery' of auto parts
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has introduced a new service offering 'Door Delivery of genuine auto parts.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai Police probing 'fraud' in private society vaccination drive
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The Mumbai Police have launched investigations into an alleged fraud in a posh Kandivali housing complex where a private vaccination drive was undertaken two weeks ago, an official said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Wild elephant rescued from well in Kerala, but people protest
Kochi, June 16 (IANS) After several hours of hard work by a rescue team of forest and police officials a wild elephant which had fallen into a well in a private property near Kothamangalam, about 70 kms from here, was taken out and allowed to walk into the forest.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi reports 212 new Covid cases, 25 deaths
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The national capital on Wednesday reported 212 new Covid-19 cases while its daily test positivity rate stood at 0.27 per cent, according to the health bulletin issued by the Delhi government.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Egyptian FM calls on new Israeli govt to resume regional peace process
Cairo, June 16 (IANS) Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday called on the newly elected Israeli government to take brave decisions for reaching a peace deal in the region, the country's foreign ministry said in a statement.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
German battery market up 35 pct last year despite pandemic
Berlin, June 16 (IANS) The German battery market grew 35 per cent to 5.9 billion euros (7.2 billion US dollars) last year, faster than in 2019, the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (ZVEI) said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy,Politics
Jubin Nautiyal, Meet Bros, Manoj Mutishir a 'dream team to work with' for Gurmeet Choudhary
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The new Jubin Nautiyal track "Bedardi se pyaar ka", which is composed by Meet Bros, has hit 43 million views on YouTube within a week of release. Gurmeet Choudhary, who is one of the actors featuring in the music video, is naturally happy.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India's Test reserves lost chance to prepare for T20 World Cup
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Five members of India's extended Test squad, who were left out of the 15-member squad for World Test Championship (WTC) final, would have spent two months without competitive cricket by the time Test series against England starts in early August.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vietnam logs 423 new Covid cases
Hanoi, June 16 (IANS) Vietnam on Wednesday reported 423 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the total tally to 11,635, according to the country's Ministry of Health.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Disclosures to be mandatory for debt securities of listed entities
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) In a major move towards curbing insider trading, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to include the listed debt securities of equity listed companies under the purview of "System Driven Disclosures".
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Super-fit Milind Soman flaunts shitless beef in new post
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) At 55, Milind Soman continues to defy the laws of aging. On Wednesday evening, a a Milind posted a video and a picture on Instagram that would give serious complex to guys half his age.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal Guv meets Central ministers, Trinamool cries foul
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Soon after West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar met two Central ministers in the national capital on Wednesday, the Trinamool Congress and the CPI(M) accused the Governor of overstepping the limits of his constitutional boundary.
2021-06-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Top Dutch woman tennis player Kiki to call it quits
London, June 16 (IANS) Kiki Bertens, former world No.4 and the Netherlands's highest-ranked player in WTA history, said on Wednesday that this year would be her final competitive tennis season.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Over 23% people to have lasting post-Covid symptoms: Study
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Among all patients infected with the coronavirus disease, more than 23 per cent continued to suffer from one or more health issues even a month after being diagnosed with Covid-19, according to a large study.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
635 new Covid cases, 1,649 recoveries in J&K
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Recoveries remained ahead of new cases in J&K on Wednesday as 1,649 patients were discharged after recovery and 635 new cases were reported in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Can't read too much into NZ's 2020 Test series win vs India: Southee
Southampton, June 16 (IANS) New Zealand pace bowler Tim Southee said on Wednesday that last year's 2-0 Test series win over India at home doesn't count much going into the World Test Championship (WTC) final.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh reports 3,956 new Covid cases, 60 deaths
Dhaka, June 16 (IANS) Bangladesh has reported 3,956 new Covid-19 cases and 60 deaths, the highest daily death toll since May 4, taking the total tally to 837,247 and the toll to 13,282, according to health authorities on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Cong deliberating on new in-charge, state president in Gujarat
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) After the demise of Rajeev Satav, the Congress is yet to announce the in-charge for Gujarat while sources say after the bypoll and municipality debacle a change of state president is on the cards.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
OnePlus merges with OPPO to create better products
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With an aim to create better products, global smartphone brand OnePlus on Wednesday announced that it has decided to further integrate with its sister smartphone brand OPPO.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Growth of Indian consumer credit market to outrun major economies
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's credit ecosystem remains resilient despite the pandemic and the consumer credit market is projected to grow at a higher rate than most major economies globally, according to a report by Experian and Invest India.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
J&K Bank to raise Rs 150 crore by issuing shares to employees
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Bank said on Wednesday that it has decided to raise Rs 150 crore by issuing shares to its employees under the employee stock purchase scheme.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Business/Economy
'Western Australian Premier calls for restoring ties with China'
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan called on his federal government to stop anti-China rhetoric and mend relations with China.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Australia,Politics
1,489 new Covid cases, 11 deaths in Telangana
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Telangana recorded 1,489 new cases of Covid-19 and 11 deaths on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Only 4.28% of Apollo healthcare workers showed post-jab infection
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) A post vaccination study by Apollo Hospitals among healthcare workers at its units across India has revealed that Covid vaccines provided protection in more than 95 per cent of the healthcare workers.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Russia logs 13,397 fresh Covid cases
Moscow, June 16 (IANS) Russia has reported 13,397 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, pushing the tally to 5,249,990, the official monitoring and response center said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
Himachal Police seize leopard skin, one arrested
Shimla, June 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Police have seized the skin of an adult leopard in Solan town and arrested a person in connection with the case before he could escape from the state, Director General of Police (DGP), Sanjay Kundu, said here on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
B'desh extends Covid lockdown till July 15 after 60 deaths in day
Dhaka, June 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh government on Wednesday extended the ongoing lockdown until July 15 as the Covid-19 infection rate remained alarming across the country. Social, political and religious gatherings will be banned during this period.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
BJP K'taka chief rules out leadership change before crucial meet
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) Just ahead of BJP's Karnataka in-charge Arun Singhs three-day visit to the southern state, the partys state unit chief Nalin Kumar Kateel said on Wednesday that there is no question of a change in leadership in Karnataka as incumbent Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will be at the helm of affairs till the next Assembly polls scheduled in 2023.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Infringement of liberty': SC shocked as bail plea not listed for over a year
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court has expressed its dissatisfaction after learning that a bail application under Section 439 of the CrPC was not listed before the Punjab and Haryana High Court for more than year.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
India strong contenders for Olympic hockey medal: Oltmans
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India will be one of the strongest contenders for a medal in men's hockey tournament of the Olympic Games if they display mental toughness in ample measure, says Roelant Oltmans, Dutch hockey tactician and former India men's coach.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Adani Total up 921%, Adani Enterprises up 890% vs 60% for Nifty in last 1 year
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Adani Total Gas went up by 921 per cent while Adani Enterprises went up by 890 per cent in the last one year compared to 60.7 per cent return for the NSE Nifty index, as per Trendlyne data.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CBSE to submit class 12 assessment formula in SC on Thursday
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to submit before the Supreme Court on Thursday the assessment system for class 12 students.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Rajiv assassination convict Perarivalan's mother meets Stalin
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Arputhammal, mother of AG Perarivalan one of the seven convicts in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin at his office in the Secretariat on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Punjab Congress MP summoned for casteist remark
Chandigarh, June 16 (IANS) The Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes on Wednesday summoned Congress' Ludhiana MP Ravneet Bittu for personal hearing on June 22 for allegedly hurting the sentiments of BSP workers.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Rakhi Sawant gets first shot for Covid vaccine
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress and reality TV star Rakhi Sawant on Wednesday posted an Instagram video that show her getting her first shot of Covid-19 vaccine.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Test rankings: Smith new No.1 batsman, Kohli moves up to 4th
Dubai, June 16 (IANS) Ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final, India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday moved up one spot, to fourth, in the ICC Test batting rankings while New Zealand captain Kane Williamson lost his top spot to Australian Steve Smith.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Vidyut Jammwal channels his inner 'Harry Potter'
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Action star Vidyut Jammwal plays out his Harry Potter fantasy of riding a broom in a new Boomerang video he posted on Wednesday evening. His pet pup, at least, seems quite impressed!
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Sasikala unsuccessfully trying divide and rule politics in AIADMK'
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) AIADMK's former interim General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, who does not even have a primary membership of the party, is trying "audio politics" and divide and rule methods to create confusion among the party cadres, senior party leader and spokesman, D. Jayakumar said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
India has quietly made deep economic inroads in Africa
New delhi, June 16: India has quietly upped its game in Africa. While pundits have been busy analysing Indias involvement with China, US and other European countries, Indian public sector as well as private sector have been making deep inroads in Africa. So when India became Africas third largest trading partner, the news failed to grab eyeball.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Diaspora
NZ have advantage but we are mentally prepared: Rahane
Southampton, June 16 (IANS) India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Wednesday admitted New Zealand would go into the World Test Championship (WTC) final with the advantage of having played two Tests in England, but said his teammates are prepared to face the challenge of playing a one-off Test without a competitive game.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IIT Delhi to soon have Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Centre
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, will soon establish a new centre for transportation research and injury prevention. This centre named Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Centre (TRIP-C) will conduct important research in the field of road safety and modern road transport systems. Its objective is to make road transport more accessible and safer in the country.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Drone survey mandatory for all National Highway projects
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) In order to enhance transparency, uniformity and leverage latest technology, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on Wednesday made use of drones for monthly video recording of national highway projects mandatory during all stages of development, construction, operation and maintenance work.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nia Sharma shares her candy cane look
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress Nia Sharma opted for a red-and-white summer style statement on Wednesday, calling it her candy cane look.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Russian scientists discovers new 'Moscow strain' of coronavirus
Moscow, June 16 (IANS) Scientists at Russia's Gamaleya National Center claim to have identified a new variant of the coronavirus, dubbed "Moscow" strain as cases surge across the country.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
CCEA okays nutrient-based subsidy rates for P&K fertilisers
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal of the Department of Fertilisers for fixation of nutrient-based subsidy rates for phosphatic and potassic (P&K) fertilisers for the year 2021-22, till the present season.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
12-year-old lion falls prey to Covid in Chennai zoo
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) A male lion named 'Pathbanathan (12) died due to Covid-19 at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park, popularly known as Vandalur Zoo, here on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Fielding 7 Indians in playing XIs in ISL encouraging: Bachchan
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Allowing clubs to field seven Indian players in their playing XIs during the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season will encourage the local talent and "provide a platform to more" young footballers to showcase their skill on the big stage, feels Chennaiyin FC (CFC) co-owner Abhishek Bachchan.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
'Indian millennials, Gen Z want positive actions for communities, climate'
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The pandemic has made Indian millennials and Generation Z view Covid-19 as the tipping point at which they are holding themselves and institutions accountable to bring about a more sustainable and equitable world, according to the 10th anniversary issue of Deloitte's Global Millennial and Gen Z Survey 2021.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
'Centre in favour of setting up petro-chemical corridor in Andhra'
New Delhi/Amaravati, June 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy on Wednesday said the Central government is in favour of establishing a petro-chemical corridor in the state.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Paras arrives in Patna for national executive meet, shown black flags
Patna, June 16 (IANS) After the upheaval in the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), Pasupati Kumar Paras reached Bihar capital Patna to participate in the national executive committee meeting he has called on Thursday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Malaysia thanks China for sending coronavirus vaccine
Kuala Lumpur, June 16 (IANS) Malaysia will soon receive a contribution of CoronaVac Covid-19 vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech, Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Veteran Bengali actress Swatilekha Sengupta passes away
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Veteran Bengali actress Swatilekha Sengupta passed away at a private hospital in the city on Wednesday afternoon. The 71-year-old The theatre and film personality was reportedly battling kidney-related ailments.
2021-06-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
HMSI launches '2021 Gold Wing Tour' bike starting from Rs 37 lakh
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) on Wednesday launched the luxury touring bike '2021 Gold Wing Tour' in India with a starting price of Rs 37.20 lakh (ex-showroom Gurugram).
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No Jadeja, Ishant in Manjrekar's India XI for WTC final
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar has picked only one specialist spinner in Ravichandra Ashwin and dropped pace spearhead Ishant Sharma in his India XI for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand starting on June 18.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Has Twitter actually lost its 'legal shield' in India?
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slamming Twitter once again, ironically in a series of tweets, leading experts on Wednesday began a debate on whether the micro-blogging platform has actually lost its "legal shield" in the country from prosecution over posts.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
Hyd Airport uses video analytics to enhance passenger safety
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) on Wednesday announced that it has implemented Queue Management Systems combining IoT security cameras and AI video analytics that help improve passenger experience by reducing waiting time at passenger touch points.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Cabinet approves 'Deep Ocean' mission to explore ocean resources
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the 'Deep Ocean' mission to develop deep sea technologies for sustainable use of ocean resources.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech
Three killed in plane crash in Congo
Kinshasa, June 16 (IANS) Three people were killed in a plane crash at Kavumu airport in South Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Wednesday, according to Radio Okapi, a UN-run radio station.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tisca Chopra: Trip to parents' home is a visit into one's childhood
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Tisca Chopra shared a nostalgic post on Wednesday after a trip to her parents' home, recalling the lotus stem prepared by her mother as magical.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Google brings new 'Insights' tool for web creators
San Francisco, June 16 (IANS) Google is rolling out a new Search Console Insights tool that provides creators with an overview of how their content is performing.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Telangana farmers receive Rs 516 cr investment support on first day
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Farmers in Telangana have started received investment support for cultivation during the Kharif season under the Rythu Bandhu scheme, and on the first day, over Rs 516 crore was credited to their bank accounts.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
World Bank approves 800 mln USD loan for Indonesia's investment reforms
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved funding of 800 million US dollars to support Indonesia's reforms on investment and trade as well as efforts to help accelerate the country's economic recovery and transformation.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Business/Economy,Politics
Sher ka bachcha, says Chirag as he readies for a long legal fight (Ld)
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Breaking silence over the drama in the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) following the coup ousting him as its President, Chirag Paswan on Wednesday said that he tried his best to keep the family and the party united but failed, and termed the way in which his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras was elected party leader "illegal".
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Facebook begins health fact-check in India
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Facebook on Wednesday joined hands with The Healthy Indian Project (THIP) -- a health specialised fact-checking site -- as part of its third-party fact-checking programme in India to combat Covid-19 and all other health related misinformation on the social media platform.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
England women move to 86/1 at lunch vs India (Ld)
Bristol, June 16 (IANS) Opener Tammy Beaumont's unbeaten 44 and her 69-run partnership for the first wicket with Lauren Winfield Hill helped England women reach 86 for the loss of one wicket at lunch on the first day of the one-off Test against India here on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
German shares almost unchanged at start of trading on Wednesday
Berlin, June 16 (IANS) German stocks were almost unchanged at the start of trading on Wednesday, with the benchmark DAX index growing 27.28 points, or 0.17 per cent, opening at 15,756.8 points.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy,Politics
Women's Test: England 86/1 at lunch against India
Bistrol, June 16 (IANS) England were 86 for one wicket at lunch on the first day of the one-off Test against India here on Wednesday. Opener Tammy Beaumont was batting on 44 (84 balls, 4x4s) and captain Heather Knight was on four (16 balls, 1x4).
2021-06-16
Category: India, England,Sports,Cricket
Net direct tax collections for FY22 grows over 100% till mid-June
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The net direct tax collections for the financial year 2021-22 have grown at a robust pace despite the disruptions caused by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
3 central BJP leaders rush to Tripura after defection speculation
Agartala, June 16 (IANS) Speculation that some BJP MLAs and leaders in Tripura may follow the example of BJP national Vice President Mukul Roy who returned to the Trinamool Congress, three senior central leaders arrived in the state on Wednesday and were holding hectic meetings with state leaders.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Online link for citizens to report waterlogging in Gurugram
Gurugram, June 16 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has launched an online link to report the waterlogging in Gurugram, a spokesperson of the MCG said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
UK PM says it doesn't look like Covid leaked from Chinese lab
London, June 16 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that it doesn't look like that Covid-19 originated from a lab in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Covishield, Covaxin cut infection risk in 95% healthcare workers in India: Study
New Delhi, June 16 (IAS) Covid vaccines -- Covishield and Covaxin -- prevented the risk of infection in more than 95 per cent of healthcare workers in India, according to a study by Apollo Hospitals released on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Qutub Minar, Red Fort reopen for public
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) After the Central government's order allowing reopening of monuments for the general public from Wednesday, tourists are enthusiastically thronging historical sites like Qutub Minar and Red Fort in the national capital.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
US watchdog to review of NIH grants, funding to Wuhan lab
Washington, June 16 (IANS) The US federal government investigators have announced plans to launch a review into how the National Institutes of Health (NIH) manages and monitors its grant programme, which also includes funding to controversial 'gain of function' research at China's Wuhan lab, media reports said.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Thailand to roll out new phase of co-payment Covid relief prog
Bangkok, June 16 (IANS) Thailand will launch the third phase of a co-payment programme from July as part of the government's relief measures to help those affected by the pandemic, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
PM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for kin of Guj accident victims
Gandhinagar, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives due to a road accident in Anand district of Gujarat and has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for the kin of victims.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RITES posts 2.4% rise in Q4 net profit
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Transport infrastructure consultancy and engineering firm RITES Ltd on Wednesday reported a 2.4 per cent year-on-year increase in its net profit for January-March at Rs 135 crore.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab opens stadia after drop in Covid cases
Chandigarh, June 16 (IANS) With a rapid decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases, Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on Wednesday directed to open all stadia across the state for the players desirous to participate in national and international events.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Sports
Covid: Goa ties up with AOL for online training to boost bureaucrats' immunity
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) The Goa government has tied up with the Art of Living foundation for conducting online training sessions to boost immunity and well-being and over-coming Covid-related challenges to "help perform duties with energy and valour".
2021-06-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Anupam Kher off to Shimla home with his mother
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher took to social media on Wednesday to inform that he is headed for his home in Shimla after a gap of two years. The actor is accompanied by his mother Dulari Kher.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Madras HC rejects former TN Minister's anticipatory bail plea
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Wednesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea moved by former Tamil Nadu Minister and AIADMK leader Manikandan in a case pertaining to a sexual harassment complaint filed by a Malaysia-based woman.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Truecaller adds Group Calling, Smart SMS features
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) Swedish caller identification app Truecaller announced on Wednesday that it is rolling out new features to further augment the user experience, which include Group Voice Calling, Smart SMS and Inbox Cleaner.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
No approval to Delhi panel to probe deaths due to O2 shortage
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said, the Centre has denied approval to a committee set up by the Delhi government to probe deaths caused by the lack of oxygen during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and award compensation to the families of the deceased.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ace sprinter Dutee hopes to qualify for Tokyo Olympics
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Ace sprinter Dutee Chand said on Wednesday that she was well on track to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games because of her world ranking, currently 42nd.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Mika accuses KRK of fraud and claims he is banned in India
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Singer Mika Singh has made the sensational claim that self-proclaimed critic Kamaal R. Khan is banned in India, and cites property fraud as the reason.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amazon Covid test kit now available online
San Francisco, June 16 (IANS) E-commerce major Amazon has started selling its own test kits for Covid-19. The test kit is on sale for $39.99 on the e-commerce platform and has one-day shipping through Prime in some areas of the US, the Verge reported.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Two 250-bedded Covid hospitals in Bengal through PM CARES
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) fund trust has decided to allocate Rs 41.62 crore for establishment of two 250-bedded makeshift Covid-19 hospitals by DRDO at Murshidabad and Kalyani in West Bengal.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Congress to reach out to 3 cr families to collect Covid data
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Congress is going to launch a massive outreach program to reach 12 crore persons in a month to collect data about Covid and Sonia Gandhi will write personal condolence messages to those who lost their kin during the pandemic.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Vistara operates flight with fully vaccinated crew
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Full service carrier Vistara said on Wednesday that it has operated 'India's first flight with pilots and cabin crew fully vaccinated against Covid-19'.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Imbalanced: India played just 36 women's Tests in five decades
Bristol, June 16 (IANS) As the Mithali Raj-led Indian women's cricket team began its quest for a Test win against England here on Wednesday, statistics show that they have played just 36 Tests in all in the last five decades.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Social media narrative': Delhi Police moves SC against HC bail to riots accused
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Delhi Police have filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the bail granted by Delhi High Court to activists Asif Iqbal Tanha, Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal in a case of the "larger conspiracy" related to the northeast Delhi riots last year, in which 53 people were killed and more than 400 injured.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
UP universities to adopt Covid orphans
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) The Lucknow University will take over the responsibility of over 70 Covid orphans who have lost their earning parents in the pandemic.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Biden, Putin set for highly anticipated summit in Geneva
Geneva, June 16 (IANS) US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to meet each other here in a highly anticipated summit.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Akasa: Independent music is among best carriers of stories told in a miniature format
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Singer Akasa, who has come out with a breakup song titled "Yaad na aana" with and Yash Narvekar, feels independent music is one of the best carriers of stories shared in a miniature format.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid put conventional methods to test, innovation came to rescue: Modi
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Inviting investors to the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that innovation came to the rescue during Covid as he highlighted India's major benefits for both investors and innovators.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Technology
An all-encompassing view of Kashmiri ethos and culture
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Perhaps the most enigmatic region in the world, Kashmir has a special place in the Indian subcontinents history.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Obese dog undergoes 'weight-loss' surgery in Pune
Pune, June 16 (IANS) In what is probably a first of its kind case in India, an obese female dog 'Deepika', weighing 50 kgs, has undergone a laparoscopic weight-loss surgery to shed 5 kgs in just a week, top medicos said here on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Normalcy returning in MP as Covid wave recedes
Bhopal, June 16 (IANS) After the coronavirus situation in Madhya Pradesh improved in the last few weeks and cases started declining, normalcy is returning to the state with markets, malls open and people thronging to make purchases.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India to have 330M 5G smartphone subscriptions in 5 years
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) There will be nearly 330 million 5G smartphone subscriptions in India in next five years, representing around 26 per cent of mobile subscriptions in the country, a report showed on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
PM to launch crash course for Covid frontline workers on June 18
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch customized crash course programme for Covid-19 frontline workers on June 18 in over 26 states.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kumar Sanu to daughter Shannon K: Happy you're grown up, sad you'll go away after marriage
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Singer Kumar Sanu took to social media on Wednesday to wish his daughter, US-based singer Shannon K, on her birthday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Asaram hospitalised with post-Covid complications
Jodhpur, June 16 (IANS) Controversial self-styled godman Asaram, who is serving a life sentence in connection with a rape case in Jodhpur jail, was shifted to the AIIMS here on Wednesday after he complained of breathing issues owing to post-Covid complications.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Chirag cites LJP Constitution, says way Paras elected leader illegal
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Breaking silence over the drama in the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) following the coup ousting him as its President, Chirag Paswan on Wednesday said that he tried his best to keep the family and the party united but failed, and termed the way in which his uncle Pashupati Kumar Paras was elected party leader "illegal".
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajasthan unlocked: What is open, what is not
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS) Amid the weakening of the second wave of Covid, Rajasthan on Wednesday was unlocked after around two months.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Tesla's new Model S gets official EPA range
San Francisco, June 16 (IANS) The new Tesla Model S Long Range has received its official Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) range rating, which is showing an improvement in efficiency over last year's version.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
People above 55 excluded from MGNREGA struggling for food in TN
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) People above 55 years, who were recently excluded from the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme, are struggling in their day-to-day lives in several parts of Tamil Nadu.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Gurugram soon to begin Sputnik V trials
Gurugram, June 16 (IANS) The Gurugram health department will start trials of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine within 2-3 days at a private hospital.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Sunny Leone is in the mood to reflect on change
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Sunny Leone had a few words of wisdom in her Wednesday post on social media.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
6 Maoists gunned down in Andhra operation (Ld)
Visakhapatnam, June 16 (IANS) A senior Maoist leader is among 6 naxals killed in an encounter that took place in Wednesday morning in Visakhapatnam district, while some more leaders are believed to have escaped from the spot, sources have said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maxxis India targets 15% share in 2-wheeler tyre market
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Targeting 15 per cent market share in the two-wheeler segment by 2023, automotive tyre maker Maxxis India on Wednesday said it will expand its distribution network by 5-7 per cent or 150-210 dealers by the end of this year.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Veteran actor Chandrashekhar passes away
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Veteran actor Chandrashekhar passed away on Wednesday at the age of 98. He was suffering from age-related ailments.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Suspended Bihar BJP MLC takes part in virtual party meeting
Patna, June 16 (IANS) BJP MLC Tunna Ji Pandey who was suspended by the party in the first week of June for criticising Nitish Kumar, participated in a virtual meeting of the party chaired by state president Sanjay Jaiswal.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Shivraj Singh meets Modi, discusses Covid management
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday afternoon met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and apprised him about the Covid management in the state.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Apple Music Spatial Audio coming to India soon
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Tech giant Apple has announced its new Spatial Audio feature will be coming to India soon after users reported that the feature was not consistently available.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Embalam R. Selvam elected unopposed as Puducherry Assembly Speaker
Puducherry, June 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Embalam R. Selvam has been elected unopposed as the new Speaker of the Puducherry Legislative Assembly. Protem Speaker K. Lakshminarayanan declared Selvam elected as the Speaker since there was no other nomination filed for the post.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Indian women's team fields 5 debutants as England elect to bat
Bristol, June 16 (IANS) England women won the toss and elected to bat in the one-off Test against India here on Wednesday. India, who are playing their first Test in almost seven years, are fielding five debutants.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Home Credit India supports underprivileged affected by Covid-19
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) In an attempt to provide aid to the underprivileged section of the society, Home Credit India pledges to lend support to the impacted communities.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
New Zealand reveal fit Williamson, WTC final ball
Southampton, June 16 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) posted images that confirmed that captain Kane Williamson and wicketkeeper BJ Watling are fit to play the World Test Championship final against India that commences at the Hampshire Bowl from Friday. NZC also posted an image of the Dukes ball that will be used in the final.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
UP overcoming second Covid wave with active cases at 6,496
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is finally overcoming the second wave of the pandemic.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Shefali Shah's directorial 'Someday' to be screened at 18th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress Shefali Shah made her debut as a director in April with "Someday". The film will be screened at the 18th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart, Germany.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Yogi calls for 'yoga from home' this year
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) It is going to be 'yoga from home' this year on the International Yoga Day on June 21.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Calf serum used in manufacturing of viral vaccines: Bharat Biotech
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Bharat Biotech on Wednesday clarified that while new born calf serum is used in the manufacturing of viral vaccines, the final formulation of its Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin is free from all impurities.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Japan's parliamentary session closes, general poll now in focus
Tokyo, June 16 (IANS) Japan's parliamentary session closed on Wednesday after a no-confidence motion in Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's Cabinet filed by the opposition camp was voted down in the Lower House on the previous day.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Japan,Politics
TN govt to continue with Rs 4000 dole to all ration cardholders
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday announced that an amount of Rs 4000 will again be given to all ration cardholders of Tamil Nadu along with 15 kg of rice. A sum of Rs 341 crores has been allocated for providing immediate assistance to people, the CM said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Yogi govt breaks its own record in wheat procurement
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has broken its own record of wheat procurement by purchasing 53.80 lakh metric tonnes of wheat in the current season.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Samsung Display labour union set for 1st ever strike next week
Seoul, June 16 (IANS) The labour union of major display maker Samsung Display said on Wednesday its union leadership plans to go on strike next week, as the union and the management failed to narrow differences in wage talks, marking the first-ever walkout for the company and any Samsung Group affiliate.
2021-06-16
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Andhra govt hiking taxes to funds freebies: BJP
Amaravati, June 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday held statewide protests against the 'tax hike' by the state government and alleged that it was doing so to fund the freebies.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Hyundai Motor chief tests self-driving during US visit
Seoul, June 16 (IANS) Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Euisun has visited an autonomous vehicle joint venture in the United States and tested a vehicle under development as the South Korean auto-making giant explores new business opportunities in future mobility solutions, the automaker said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Delhi Govt to train youth as community nursing assistants
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Delhi government will provide training to 5000 youth, who will be working under the direction of doctors and nurses as health assistants in view of a possible third wave of Covid-19. They will be called community nursing assistants.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Logistics, coordination challenges hit vax supply in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Lack of coordination among government bodies, coupled with a disruption in supply from China, had hit the Covid vaccines supply in Pakistan.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
5 best indoor bikes to meet your fitness goals in 2021
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) With the catastrophe of Covid-19 many people have become serious about their health and started focusing on boosting their immunity. Exercising at home during lockdown becomes mandatory for fitness enthusiasts and they have started buying equipment for their home in order to maintain their body. Over the last year, the demand for indoor equipment has risen, and bikes are a popular piece of equipment in many home gyms.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Poll driven Goa govt. withdraws notification banning mass recruitment
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) Nearly five years after the Goa government banned mass recruitment in government services, the Pramod Sawant-led state administration on Wednesday withdrew the government notification "with immediate effect".
2021-06-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Miss Diva 2021 calls on transwomen to participate
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) The Miss Diva beauty pageant is all set to make history as it calls on transwomen to participate in the contest this year. The ninth edition of Liva Miss Diva will be held in a virtual format for which auditions have already started.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
NV Capital to launch country's 1st Media & Entertainment Credit Fund
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) NV Capital on Wednesday announced the launch of its maiden Media and Entertainment Credit Fund.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Brent may test $78-$80 levels, support at $68-$70 levels: Emkay
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Brent crude oil prices may test higher levels of $78-$80, and the support may be at USD 68-70 level, according to a study by Emkay Wealth Management.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ICICI Bank launches 'ICICI STACK for Corporates'
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The ICICI Bank on Wednesday announced the launch of 'ICICI STACK for Corporates', a comprehensive set of digital banking solutions for corporates and their entire ecosystem including promoters, group companies, employees, dealers, vendors and all other stakeholders.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Prashant Kishor to continue to help TMC till 2026 polls
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) For the first time in his career perhaps, Prashant Kishor's I-PAC (Indian Political Action Committee) will continue providing strategic help to Trinamool Congress till the next assembly elections in 2026. The move is significant because Trinamool Congress will face three crucial elections - the panchayat, the municipalities and Corporations and the Lok Sabha elections in the next five years.
2021-06-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
WhatsApp for iOS to add search for stickers shortcut
San Francisco, June 16 (IANS) WhatsApp has submitted update 2.21.120.9 through the TestFlight beta with a new search for stickers shortcuts.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
S&P Global Platts launches Carbon-Neutral LNG assessment
Singapore, June 16 (IANS) S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information, analytics and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, on Wednesday announced the launch of the world's first daily carbon-neutral LNG price assessment (CNL), which tracks the cost of carbon credits purchased and retired to offset the carbon emissions for an LNG cargo on the world's most active trade route.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy
Australia fret over Smith's availability for T20 WC & Ashes
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) Cricket Australia is fretting over Steve Smith's availability for the T20 World Cup and Ashes after the batting mainstay's elbow injury flared up again during the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) forcing him to pull out of the national team's limited overs tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
After head designer allegedly makes 'hate comment', Zara feels the heat
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) Spanish retail giant Zara finds itself spat in the middle of a controversy after its head designer Vanessa Perliman allegedly made anti-Muslim, anti-Palestine remarks in a conversation with a Palestinian model.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Glutathione: The super antioxidant to help detox
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) Have you ever wondered what components are essential for your health and protection? Most of us have never heard of the word 'Glutathione'. Yet, this molecule is the second-most ubiquitous molecule in the body after water. Glutathione is present in every cell and is vital for your overall health and well-being. And that's because, when it comes to ridding your body of toxins, this microscopic molecule is a heavyweight champ.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Nikhil Kamath, India's youngest billionaire cheated in charity chess match: Report
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Zerodha co-founder, Nikhil Kamath, India's youngest billionaire cheated in a charity chess match, Forbes reported.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Making the virtual dating experience more interactive
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) To make dates easier and more interesting on Bumble, the women-first dating and social networking app, the platform has announced the launch of "Night In", a new virtual dating experience where two people can participate in an interactive game over a one-on-one video chat after matching within the app.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Bhutan lifts lockdown
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Bhutan has lifted its lockdown at capital Thimphu after a boy tested for Covid infection reported negative along with possible contacts.
2021-06-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
The goodness of amla & curry leaves for your hair
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) Give your hair the love of trusted and traditional superfoods like amla and curry leaves known to infuse vitality into your crown. These powerful ingredients allow you to care for your hair without the stress. Amla helps in reducing hair fall by enhancing blood circulation in the scalp and strengthening hair fibre, follicles, and shaft, whereas curry leaves reduce hair thinning and accelerate hair growth. These two superfoods powerfully nourish and repair, while improving the overall hair quality.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sri Lanka gets a new hotel destination
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) Set in the heart of Colombo city adjacent to the Beira Lake, Marriott International Introduces The Courtyard By Marriott Brand to Colombo which is set to provide convenient business connectivity and excellent views of the city skyline. Slated to feature 164 modern-styled guest rooms and suites, the hotel will offer an inviting hospitality experience through its intuitive service and uplifting spaces, allowing business and leisure guests to shift gears smoothly from work to relaxation.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sub-optimal ITC management affects profitability by up to 8%: Survey
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) Close to 83% of enterprises have not been able to optimise Input Tax Credit (ITC) claims correctly, as per a survey conducted by ClearTax.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
No calf serum in Covaxin manufacturing: Govt
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Refuting rumour spread by some social media posts, the Central government on Wednesday clarified that Covaxin, India's indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, does not contain newborn calf serum at all.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
How well-being enables countries to better absorb pandemic impact: Study
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Countries with high Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA) scores - indicating higher levels of societal well-being - are more resilient and suffered less of an impact in the first year of the pandemic, according to a research by Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US CDC reclassifies Delta Covid-19 strain 'variant of concern'
Washington, June 16 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reclassified the Delta strain of Covid-19 as a variant of concern, based on "mounting evidence" of it being more transmissible, the media reported.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Global Chess League may bring brand endorsement deals for players
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) With India's Tech Mahindra and global chess governing body FIDE announcing Global Chess League (GCL), the chances of top Indian chess players signing up brand endorsement deals have brightened, said players and talent managers.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Jimmy Sheirgill, Namit Das to star in heist comedy series 'Choona'
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actors Jimmy Sheirgill, Namit Das and Aashim Gulati will feature in the long-form series "Choona".
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Panel to probe Gujarat hospital sexual harassment allegations
Gandhinagar, June 16 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday ordered a probe into the sexual harassment allegations made by an attendant in the Jamnagar's designated Covid care government GG hospital and formed a three-member committee to investigate.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ronaldo knocks off $4 billion from Coca-Cola's value
Budapest, June 16 (IANS) Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo inflicted a $4-billion loss on soft drink major Coca-Cola with his gesture of putting aside two bottles of carbonated drinks and picking water instead during a press conference ahead of Portugal's match against Hungary.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Football
Will come back strongly, says Kerala's new Congress chief Sudhakaran
Thiruvananthapuram, June 16 (IANS) Making a strong impact in his opening address, soon after taking over as the new president of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee, K. Sudhakaran on Wednesday expressed confidence that nothing has been lost for the party in the state.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Janhvi Kapoor makes a splash with bikini pictures
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress Janhvi Kapoor makes quite a splash with a new set of bikini pictures she posted on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mallika Dua pens note for mother after immersing her ashes
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress-comedian Mallika Dua penned a note in memory of her late mother Dr Padmavati Dua on Wednesday after immersing her ashes.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Newborn recovered from Ganaga, UP CM says govt will take care
Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) A 22-day old baby girl was found abandoned in a wooden box floating in the Ganga river in Ghazipur district on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Give your wardrobe a summer makeover
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) As summer draws to a close, Amazon Fashion has announced the 9th edition of its much-awaited Wardrobe Refresh Sale starting from June 19 until June 23, 2021. Be it work from home casuals, athleisure wear or beauty essentials, the sale offers up to 70 per cent off on apparel, shoes, handbags, watches, jewellery, home furnishing and up to 60 per cent off on beauty essentials and luxury beauty.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Melbourne to further ease curbs despite rise in Covid cases
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) Australia's second largest city Melbourne will further ease restrictions from Thursday midnight despite a surge in Covid cases.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Politics
GoI 'green-flagged' PM's pix on Covid vax certificates: RTI
Pune (Maharashtra), June 16 (IANS) The much-castigated decision to print the photos and a message of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on crores of Covid-19 Vaccination Certificates, was apparently taken by the 'Government of India, a RTI reply has revealed.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Media,Politics
80s home decor styles back in trend
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) If you've been following home interior trends, you'll notice that they're often repetitive. Patterns that topped during the '70s and '80s are currently encountering a significant recovery in present design styles, and an old easy chair may very well end up being the most happening trend this year!
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Add a touch of luxury to your home
New Delhi, June 16 (IANSlife) Marble decor is a great way to add unusual drama and charm to any space. You can bring the opulent beauty of marble to your home, befitting any corner. As much as we admire this natural stone's appearance, marble's distinctive colour and meandering veins never go out of style. Its interpretation of colours and patterns in interiors add dynamism, glamour and a richness to the spaces.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Food processing becomes preferred sector in UP
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) Food processing has become the preferred sector for industrialists for investment in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Rain, floods wreak havoc in Nepal; scores die and missing (Ld)
wreaked havoc in Nepal following the incessant rains on Tuesday and Wednesday, leaving scores dead and missing.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Asia,Nepal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Apple criticised for censoring LGBTQ+ apps on its store in 152 countries
San Francisco, June 16 (IANS) Apple is facing criticism for removing LGBTQ+ applications from the App Store in 152 countries around the world.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi Police arrests Judo coach in Sagar Dhankar murder case
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested one more accused identified as Subash, a judo coach in connection with wrestler Sagar Dhankar murder case.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mayawati lashes out at SP, accuses it of planting stories in media
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) A day after her rebel legislators met Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati mounted a blistering attack on SP.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Twitter loses status of intermediary platform in India
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Social media platform Twitter has lost its status of intermediary platform in India over non-compliance to the new intermediary guidelines.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
TN police arrests self-styled Guru from Delhi on POCSO charges
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu CBCID police, the elite wing of the state police force, has arrested controversial Guru, Shiv Shankar Baba from New Delhi. Baba was absconding from Tamil Nadu after a few former students of his residential school, including a minor, complained that he had molested them.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Toofaan' to release digitally on July 16
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The Farhan Akhtar-starrer "Toofaan" is all set for a digital release on July 16, the actor tweeted on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delta+ variant not yet classified as VOC: Niti Aayog's Paul
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) In the context of public discourse regarding detection of new variants, NITI Aayog Member (Health) V.K. Paul has reminded that the newly detected 'Delta Plus' variant is not yet classified as a Variant of Concern (VOC).
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Priyanka asks Modi to give details on temple trust expenditure
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) After the controversy erupted on the issue of land purchase by Shri Ram Mandir trust, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday said that it has hurt the people's faith and demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi give the details of the money spent as the trust was formed by him.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Woman files rape complaint against LJP MP Prince Raj in Delhi
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Hours after Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan mentioned of a complaint against his cousin Prince Raj of sexual misconduct, a woman has come forward to file a complaint of rape against Prince Raj with Delhi Police.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Record number' of Chinese jets in Taiwan's air defence zone
Taipei, June 16 (IANS) As many as 28 Chinese military aircraft were seen flying into Taiwan's air defence zone, said its defence ministry, the largest reported incursion so far.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Defence/Security,Politics
Total haircut of 95.85% to all the creditors in Videocon resolution plan: Report
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Mumbai bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has questioned the haircut that creditors have to take in the Videocon Industries Limited (VIL) Ltds (VIL) resolution plan, a global news wire reported.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kangana Ranaut: Can't wait to start filming 'Dhaakad'
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut on Wednesday shared a poster of her upcoming film "Dhaakad", saying she looks forward to starting work on the film.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sharad Kelkar: I don't like to term myself a star because I am not
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Sharad Kelkar attained the status of a TV star when he became a household name with the show "Saat Phere". The actor, who has made a mark in films as well as OTT space since then, was recently seen in the web series "The Family Man 2". He says he feels more comfortable identifying with the term 'actor' than 'star'.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Race for Delhi Police chief heats up as Shrivastava to superannuate
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Race to become Commissioner of Delhi Police has intensified with serving Commissioner S.N. Shrivastava, a 1985 batch Indian Police Service officer, is all set to hang up his boots by June end. Shrivastava's four juniors -- three from 1987 batch -- A.S.M. Sahai, Satyendra K. Garg and Dilbagh Singh and one from 1988 batch Balaji Srivastava -- are jostling for the top post in the national capital.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
6 Maoists killed in Andhra operation
Visakhapatnam, June 16 (IANS) Six dead bodies of Maoists were recovered from Theegalametta forests on Wednesday following an exchange of fire between the Left insurgents and Andhra Pradesh Greyhounds teams.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Terrorism
Indian 4x400m relay team looks to cement spot in Olympic Games
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Indian men's 4x400 metres relay squad will look to avoid elimination and stay in contention for Tokyo Olympic Games at the Indian Grand Prix (IGP) IV which takes place on June 21 in Patiala.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Edtech platform ApplyBoard raises $300M with key focus on India
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Edtech platform ApplyBoard on Wednesday announced it has raised $300 million in Series D funding at a post-money valuation of $3.2 billion.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Mahe is centre point of liquor smuggling to North Kerala
Puducherry, June 16 (IANS) Mahe which comes under the Union Territory of Puducherry and geographically sandwiched between Kannur and Kozhikode districts of Kerala, is turning into a major focal point for the smuggling of liquor to several areas of North Kerala especially amid the Covid-induced lockdown on the liquor shops and bars in Kerala.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 kids among 9 killed in a truck-car collision in Gujarat (Ld)
Gandhinagar, June 16 (IANS) In a tragic accident in Gujarat's Anand district, a car collided head on with a truck on Wednesday morning, killing nine members of a family, including 2 kids. Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani and union home minister Amit Shah have offered their condolences.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google Pay expands cards tokenisation with more Indian banks
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Google Pay on Wedensday announced to expand its cards tokenisation feature in collaboration with Visa with new banks that enables users to make debit or credit card payments through a secure digital token attached to their phone.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Home pitch awaits India women cricketers at Bristol
Bristol, June 16 (IANS) The pitch for the one-off Test between India women and England women commencing on Wednesday could turn out to be a flat deck and may assist spinners later on since it was used for a T20 Blast game only five days back.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mithun Chakraborty questioned by Kolkata Police over 'inciteful speech'
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Kolkata Police virtually questioned BJP leader and Mithun Chakraborty on a complaint lodged against him alleging that the actor was responsible for inciting violence through one of his speeches made during a BJP campaign.
2021-06-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Galaxy Tab S7 FE, Galaxy Tab A7 Lite in India on June 18
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Samsung will launch Galaxy Tab S7 FE and Galaxy Tab A7 Lite tablets in India on June 18 and the devices will go on sale from June 23.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Food, fibers sector significantly contributes to NZ's economic recovery'
Wellington, June 16 (IANS) The New Zealand government is backing the food and fibers sector to lead the country's economic recovery from Covid-19 with targeted investments as part of its Fit for a Better World roadmap, Forestry Minister Stuart Nash said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Politics
IT Ministry blasts Twitter, says it failed to comply with new guidelines
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A day after micro-blogging platform Twitter said that it has appointed a Chief Compliance Officer, Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that the US-based company has failed to comply to the new intermediary guidelines.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Fiji changes laws to attract more investors
Suva, June 16 (IANS) The approval process for foreign and domestic investment proposals in Fiji is set to become more business-friendly.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Fiji,Politics
Is the world headed for Cold War 2 - this time between the US and China? (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Is the world headed for Cold War 2 more than three decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union? The contours were first visible just before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in a bitter trade war that erupted between the US and China and seemed to have taken a backseat as the world struggles to control the spread of the virus. However, US President Joe Biden's remarks backing NATO and QUAD to control China has again stoked the fires of what could happen in the 'new normal'.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Indian learning app Countingwell launches in Middle East
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) With an aim to cater to more audiences, domestic ed-tech startup Countingwell on Wednesday announced that it has launched its operations in the Middle East region.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Education
India's active Covid caseload falls below 9L after 70 days
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With continued slide in daily new Covid cases, India's active caseload on Wednesday stood at 8,65,432 -- a decline below nine lakh mark after 70 days.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jasmin Bhasin: If I start worrying about fame I'll lose myself
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 14" star and actress Jasmin Bhasin says the fame that the show brought her hasn't affected her in real life.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Raj girls fight for chance to resume education
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS/ 101Reporters) The pandemic has directly affected millions of lives in the country and the lockdown has cost many their livelihoods. For Priyanka Bairwa, a 19-year-old girl who lives in Sapotra town in the Karauli district of Rajasthan, the lockdown not only took away her familys source of income but also her dreams of pursuing higher education.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Govt security forces retake district, evict militants in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 16 (IANS) The Afghan government's security forces evicted Taliban militants and took control of a key suburban district in Afghanistan's northern province of Faryab after heavy clashes, the country's Ministry of Defense confirmed on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
India exports Rs 619 cr banana during 2020-21
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's banana export is expected to continue its growth this year in terms of volume as well as value. A total of 1.91 lakh tonne worth Rs 619 crore has been exported so far, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi-NCR data centre capacity to double by 2023: JLL
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Delhi-NCR is expected to emerge as a new data centre hotspot as demand from government departments and IT and IT-enabled services (ITeS) are expected to drive further growth, as per JLL report.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Dozens feared missing in Nepal's floods, landslides
Kathmandu, June 16 (IANS) Over four dozen people are feared missing as floods and landslides wreaked havoc in Helambu and Melamchi areas in Sindhupalchok district of Nepal following incessant rains on Tuesday and Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Moderna, protein-based Covid jabs safe for use in kids
New York, June 16 (IANS) Moderna's mRNA Covid vaccine and a protein-based shot is safe for use in young children and offers strong immunity response, with no adverse effects, according to a research on baby rhesus macaques.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Cauvery water management authority to meet on June 22
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) The Cauvery Water Management authority's first meeting for the current year will be held on June 22. Tamil Nadu chief minister M.K. Stalin had written to union minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to ensure the state's share of water.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
2 kids among 9 killed in a truck-car collision in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, June 16 (IANS) In a tragic incident in Gujarat's Anand district, a car collided head on with a truck on Wednesday morning, killing nine members of a family, including 2 kids.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nigerian held for selling cocaine in B'luru
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) The central crime branch police arrested a Nigerian national for selling cocaine in the city and recovered drugs valued Rs four lakh from him, the police said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bharat Biotech supplies Covaxin to 16 states
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Bharat Biotech dispatched its Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin to nine states through the government of India and to 16 states through the respective state governments.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
No poverty, zero hunger, gender equality: Key priorities for urban Indians
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Poverty alleviation, achieving zero hunger and gender equality are the major priorities among the 'Sustainable Development Goals' (SDG) for urban Indians, according to a World Economic Forum-Ipsos survey.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Race for Kerala Police chief turns murky
Thiruvananthapuram, June 16 (IANS) With just two weeks left for a new Kerala Police chief to take over and the name yet to be decided, things appeared to have turned murky after a complaint against one of the front runners to the coveted post proved to be fake.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Exposure to common cold can help combat Covid-19: Study
London, June 16 (IANS) Exposure to the rhinovirus, the most frequent cause of the common cold, can protect against infection by the virus which causes Covid-19, researchers have found.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Farmer commits suicide at protest site in Haryana
Chandigarh, June 16 (IANS) Perturbed over the fate of the agitation of farmers against three contentious farm laws, a 55-year-old marginal farmer on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance at a protest site in Jind district of Haryana.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Cyberpunk 2077' will return to PS Store on June 21: Report
Seoul, June 16 (IANS) Six months after Sony pulled down Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Store, PS 4 and PS5 owners will soon be able to buy the digital version of the RPG once again.
2021-06-16
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Injured Smith, six others pull out of Australia's tour of Windies
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) Seven Australian cricket stars, including Pat Cummins, Steve Smith and David Warner, pulled out of their national team's upcoming limited-overs tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh as Cricket Australia (CA) announced an 18-member squad on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Delhi to meet PM Modi, other leaders
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to apprise him about Covid management in the state.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tensions rise in South China Sea, Rajnath calls for negotiations
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the Code of Conduct negotiations will lead to positive outcomes in the South China Sea as tension escalated in the waters, causing concern all the nations in the region and beyond.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Govt's attempts to save PM's image is costing lives: Rahul
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the central government over its vaccination policy, saying its constant attempts to save Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image are facilitating the virus and costing people's lives.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Increase in gap between Covishield doses based on scientific evidence: NTAGI
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The decision to increase the gap between two Covishield doses from 4-6 weeks to 12-16 weeks is based on scientific reason regarding behaviour of adenovector vaccines, said Chairman of India's Covid-19 Working Group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI), N.K. Arora.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Sasikala assures cadres of her return to AIADMK soon
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Former interim general secretary of AIADMK, V.K. Sasikala, who was expelled from the party after being arrested in a disproportionate assets case, has in a series of audio clippings and phone calls to AIADMK cadres exhorted that she will be back in the party.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kerala: Elephant falls into well, rescue efforts underway
Kochi (Kerala), June 16 (IANS) A rescue team of forest and police officials on Wednesday started operation to save a wild elephant which had fallen into a well in a private property near Kothamangalam about 70 kms from here.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife
Nigerian expert says G7 'consistently' fails to keep promises
Abuja, June 16 (IANS) The Group of Seven (G7) leaders have made promises in a series of meetings, yet they "consistently" fail to keep their promises, a Nigerian expert has said.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
Fuel price hiked again; petrol nearing century mark across country
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Fuel prices increased again across the country on Wednesday adding more misery for the common man already grappling with rising food prices amidst shrinking income.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Slovenia ends state of pandemic
Ljubljana, June 16 (IANS) The Slovenian government has announced that the state of pandemic, which was declared last October, would not be extended.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Slovenia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Equity indices in red, metal stocks fall
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a negative note on Wednesday with the BSE Sensex down over 100 points.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
GST dues of states not cleared as claimed by FM: Chidambaram
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has alleged that contrary to the claims of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, GST dues of Congress-ruled states Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh are yet to be cleared.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
ECB apologises for laying out used pitch for India-England women's Test
Bristol, June 16 (IANS) England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has apologised for scheduling the June 16-19 one-off Test between India and England women on a used pitch, that hosted a T20 Blast match between Gloucestershire and Sussex only five days ago.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Xiaomi J18s foldable smartphone tipped to launch in Q4 2021
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) Smartphone maker Xiaomi, which unveiled the Mi MIX Fold as its first-ever foldable smartphone in late March, is planning to launch its second foldable codenamed J18s in the fourth quarter.
2021-06-16
Category: International, China,Technology
UP schools to reopen on July 1 sans students
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) Over 1.5 lakh schools, recognized by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB), which were closed till June 30 due to the pandemic, will now reopen on July 1 for teachers and academic staff.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Apple working to refine Siri location-based responses
San Francisco, June 16 (IANS) Apple is continuing to refine a system for sharing information and context between devices with Siri, allowing for more nuanced and location-aware voice commands.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Zareen Khan: I was told to put on weight for 'Veer'
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress Zareen Khan, who faced bodyshaming after the release of her debut film, the Salman Khan-starrer "Veer" in 2010, claims she was actually told to put on weight for the role by "experienced people" who gave her "instructions".
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Allahabad HC reserves order on razing of mosque
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has reserved its order on the writ petition filed by the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board, challenging the demolition of a mosque on the Ram Sanehi Ghat tehsil in Barabanki district.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
4 girls washed away in Yamuna
Aurraiya (Uttar Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) Four girls who had gone for a dip in the Yamuna river were washed away by the strong currents. Two girls are reported missing but the bodies of the other two have been taken out by the divers.
2021-06-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mi TV Q1 75: Immersive experience at premium cost
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With an aim to bring some competition among the established TV brands in the country, global tech conglomerate Xiaomi has unveiled a new premium flagship smart TV in India.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
This Karate champ now sells tea in Mathura
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) At 23, he had won 60 medals in junior and senior categories at karate tournaments.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Human Interest/Society,Other Sports
S Korea logs over 500 new Covid cases amid accelerating vax drive
Seoul, June 16 (IANS) South Korea's daily new Covid cases bounced back to over 500 on Wednesday as health authorities ramped up the country's vaccination drive with a quarter of the population receiving one jab.
2021-06-16
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine,Politics
Send degrees to students by post: UP Guv
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, who is also the chancellor of state universities, has directed vice chancellors to ensure that students are not made to run for their degrees.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
India logs 62K new Covid cases, 2,542 deaths
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India on Wednesday recorded 62,224 new cases of Covid with 2,542 fatalities due to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
No new Covid cases in 19 UP districts
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) There has been no new Covid cases reported from, at least, 19 districts of Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours. According to the official bulletin, the state is left with just 7,221 active cases out of which over 4,500 are under home isolation.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Ronaldo's brace powers Portugal to win, France pip Germany
Seville, June 16 (IANS) When Cristiano Ronaldo stepped onto the pitch in Portugal's Euro 2020 opener against Hungary on Tuesday, history had already been made -- the 36-year-old became the first player to appear at five editions of the European Championship. But it was not the only record he set that day -- the double he hit in Portugal's 3-0 win made him the all-time top-scorer in competition history, breaking away from French legend Michel Platini to stand alone at the top with 11 Euro goals.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Confined jumbo shifted to Dudhwa Reserve
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) 'Mithu', the 45-year-old elephant who was kept in confinement in Kashi wildlife division compound for nearly 18 months for trampling a man to death in Chandauli district, has now been brought to Dudhwa National Park.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
IAF personnel found dead, kin held
Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) The body of a 27-year-old Air Force personnel, who had left home on Monday night, has been found riddled with bullets on the roadside in a Uttar Pradesh village in Unnao district.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 176.5mn
Washington, June 16 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 176.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.81 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ashutosh Gowariker: You cannot make to order a film that will become global in its theme
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker feels the global attention his Oscar-nominated film "Lagaan" had garnered is something that cannot be made to order.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Homegrown job platform Apna raises $70M at $570M valuation
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) Professional networking and jobs platform Apna on Wednesday said it has raised $70 million in Series B round led by Insight Partners and Tiger Global, taking its valuation to $570 million.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) One terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter at Wagoora, Naugam area of Srinagar, police said on Wednesday morning.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
US Covid-19 deaths cross 600,000
New York, June 16 (IANS) Six hundred thousand. Americas coronavirus death toll topped the 600,000 mark Tuesday, even as an aggressive nationwide vaccination drive has crushed daily caseloads and pulled the country back to a place where it can look forward to summer as usual and even Independence Day celebrations in pre-pandemic style.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Peshawar, Shanta Kapoor and 'home'
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) She vividly remembers the four-storey haveli in Qissa Khwani Bazaar of Peshawar she was born in and where the family would spend most of its time in summers. The cool basement where they would play, the living room where all children would gather during winter evenings to eavesdrop on men sharing tales from across undivided India.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Owen Wilson recalls his first reaction to his character Mobius in 'Loki'
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) Hollywood actor Owen Wilson has opened up on his first reaction to his role of Agent Mobius in the web series "Loki".
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Israel strikes in Gaza after arson attacks
Gaza, June 16 (IANS) Israel has launched air strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, after incendiary balloons were launched from the territory.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics,Terrorism
EU ministers agree on agricultural, fisheries policies
Lisbon, June 16 (IANS) Ministers of agriculture and fisheries from the European Union (EU) member states closed an agreement on Tuesday, vowing to maintain and improve the objectives of the current Common Agricultural Policy and the Common Fisheries Policy.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Portugal,Politics
US Covid-19 deaths top 600,000: Johns Hopkins University
New York, June 16 (IANS) The US reached the grim milestone of 600,000 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Gurugram Police train over 5,800 students to raise awareness on Cyber Security
Gurugram, June 16 (IANS) To fight against the rising challenges of Cyber Crimes, the Gurugram Police in associated with Society for Safe Gurgaon (SSG) and Indo-Israeli cyber security enterprise and SafeHouse Technologies organised the 9th edition of Gurugram Police Internship (GPCSSI 2021) Under the mentorship of ACP Cyber crime Karan Goel and the entire Gurugram police cyber crime team in coordination with Rakshit Tandon Advisor Cyber Peace foundation.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EU-US summit seeks to end trade disputes
Brussels, June 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) and the United States held their first summit in seven years on Tuesday as US President Joe Biden was on his first overseas trip since taking office to revamp the transatlantic ties.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Over 7.5 mn fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in Morocco
Rabat, June 16 (IANS) The total number of people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 reached 7,520,331 on Tuesday in Morocco, the Moroccan Ministry of Health said in a statement.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Malta,Health/Medicine,Politics
Six arrested for stripping a woman naked in Bengal
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) In a bizarre incident six persons were arrested for stripping and parading a woman naked for having an extra-marital love relationship in Paschim Chengmar village in Alipurduar district on Tuesday. Five other persons were absconding and search is on for them, police said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay's organs benefit several recipients
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) After vital organs of noted Kannada theatre personality and National award winning actor Sanchari Vijay were retrieved, two persons received his corneas, while a 33-year-old woman received his kidney.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Myanmar's Chin state CM taken shelter in Mizoram: Officials
Aizawl, June 16 (IANS) Chief Minister of Myanmars Chin state, Salai Lian Luai has taken shelter in Indias Mizoram from the military coup hit neighbouring country while 9,250 myanmarese, including women and, have already took refuge in the bordering state, officials said on Tuesday night.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Dhanani's PIL over drug hoarding 'Publicity Interest Litigation': BJP
Gandhinagar, June 16 (IANS) A Gujarat BJP legislator, accused of illegal stocking and distribution of anti-Covid drug Remdesivir from the party office in Surat by Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani, has termed the Congress leader's PIL a "Publicity Interest Litigation" and urged the state High Court to dismiss it.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Karnataka to celebrate Yoga Day on June 21
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) Karnataka would celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21 across the state, with the main event in this tech city, said state Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Tuesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Karnataka's Covid test positive rate dips to 3.8%
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) As a sign of breaking the chain, Covid test positivity rate declined to 3.8 per cent in Karnataka, while only 115 succumbed to the infection during the day, said the state health bulletin on Tuesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka aims to streamline its nutrition programmes
Haveri (Karnataka), June 16 (IANS) Karnataka has prepared a roadmap to tackle the possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic that is likely to affect the children more.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Centre to develop seaplane services in India
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Centre will develop seaplane services in India by expediting the development of new water aerodromes and operationalisation of new seaplane routes, a statement said on Tuesday
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kids whose parents tested positive but turned negative while dying to get aid: TN minister
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian said on Monday that the kids whose parents had tested positive for Covid-19 but turned negative while dying are also eligible for the Rs 5 lakh aid announced by the state government for children who lost their parents to the pandemic.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Schedule for 2022 CWG women's T20 cricket announced
Birmingham, June 16 (IANS) The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on Tuesday announced that the debuting women's T20 competition will be held between July 29 and August 7 and all the matches will be played at Edgbaston over 10 days.
2021-06-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Railways ferries another 98 tonnes of oxygen to Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) The Indian Railways has ferried 98 tonnes more liquid medical oxygen to Karnataka from Gujarat's Jamnagar, an official said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Nadda, Shah discuss Punjab Assembly polls with BJP state chief
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) BJP Chief J.P. Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday discussed next year's Punjab Assembly polls with party state unit chief Ashwani Sharma.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Assam to adopt Gujarat model for power sector reforms
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) The BJP-led Assam government would adopt the Gujarat model and follow its technological solutions in metering, billing, collection of electricity bills besides improving the functioning of various power companies, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
CET marks not criteria for B.Sc seat in Karnataka this session: Minister
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) Common Entrance Test (CET) marks would not be a criterion for admission to the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) course in Karntaka for the 2021-22 academic year, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Tuesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
India's Covid recovery rate improved in last 26 days: Health MinistrY
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India reported 1.82 lakh recoveries from Covid in the last 24 hours with the recovery rate continuing to improve significantly, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Queen's Club: Murray returns after 3 yrs, wins 1st match
London, June 15 (IANS) Former world No. 1 Andy Murray made a confident start in the Queen's Club Championships grass court tournament with a 6-3, 6-2 win over world No. 46 Benoit Paire of France on Tuesday and moved into the second round.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
ATP Nottingham Trophy tennis: India's Ramanathan in 2nd round
Nottingham, June 15 (IANS) India's Ramkumar Ramanathan entered the second round of the Nottingham Trophy grass court tournament here on Tuesday with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(1) over 229th ranked Leonardo Mayer of Argentina.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
TN govt hospitals should treat non-Covid patients also: Panneerselvam
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) AIADMK's Chief Coordinator and Deputy Leader of Opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday called upon the government hospitals in the state to treat non-Covid patients also
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rising Trend: India's May exports, imports up; deficit widens (Ld)
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in May rose to $32.27 billion, higher by 69.35 per cent over $19.05 billion recorded in May 2020, official data showed on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IndiGo flight's tyre bursts, but lands safely in Hubballi
Hubballi (Karnataka), June 15 (IANS) An IndiGo flight's tyre burst while it was attempting to land at Hubballi in Karnataka, the airline said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
BJP's Selvam set to become Puducherry Speaker unopposed
Puducherry, June 15 (IANS) BJP leader and first-time MLA Embalam R. Selvam is all set to become the new Speaker of the Puducherry Assembly unopposed, as the opposition DMK-Congress did not field any candidate by the Tuesday afternoon deadline.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Shah reviews measures to deal with flood situation
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With the onset of monsoon, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday held a high-level meeting to review the measures to deal with the flood situation in the country.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
B'desh actress attempted rape accused, 4 others sent to police custody
Dhaka, June 15 (IANS) A Dhaka court on Tuesday sent Uttara Club Ltd's former President Nasir Uddin Mahmud and his associate Tuhin Siddique Omi to seven days police custody on a case of attempted rape and murder filed by cine star Pori Moni and a narcotics case filed by the police.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Andhra prepares to face third Covid wave, to hire more doctors
Amaravati, June 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government is making preparations and readying itself to tackle the possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, including by hiring more doctors.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Governor writes to Mamata over law and order in Bengal
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Just before his visit to Delhi to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar wrote a strongly-worded letter to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, criticising her silence over the "post-poll retributive bloodshed, violation of human rights, outrageous assault on dignity of women and wanton destruction of property" in the state.
2021-06-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
2 spinners a must for India in WTC final vs NZ: Ian Bishop
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Former West Indies pace bowler Ian Bishop feels India should go into the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand with two spinners -- Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin -- as they both are dependable batsmen as well.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
17 rebel MLAs joining BJP led to heartburn within party: K'taka minister
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister in Karnataka, K.S. Eshwarappa, said on Tuesday that the ruling BJP had to face several embarrassing moments after 17 disqualified MLAs from the Congress and the Janata Dal (S) joined the saffron party in 2019.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
SA fast bowler Rabada too may pull out of The Hundred
London, June 15 (IANS) South African pace bowler Kagiso Rabada too could withdraw from The Hundred, to be organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and starting next month.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
General Atomics to ship world's most powerful magnet to ITER
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The completion of the first Central Solenoid module, the most powerful magnet that is sometimes called the 'beating heart' of the ITER machine, is a major milestone for the world's largest first-of-its-kind upcoming science project in southern France for which India is among the 35 partner nations.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
Asian Cup qualifiers: India, Afghan draw 1-1, both enter next round (Ld)
Doha, June 15 (IANS) India were lucky to get away with a 1-1 draw against Afghanistan without actually scoring in a Group E match of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers here on Tuesday, and still advanced to the third and final round. The Afghan goalkeeper scored the goal in India's account.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Pilot camp hits back after BSP turncoat MLA's 'traitor' barb
Jaipur, June 15 (IANS) BSP-turned-Congress MLA Sandeep Yadav using the term 'traitor' to describe the Sachin Pilot faction in Rajasthan has not gone down well with the former Deputy CM's camp, which has countered the claims by saying that "these are the people who changed three parties in three years and now they are the ones calling others traitors".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Punjab Police file case over impersonation of Kishor to stir trouble
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Punjab Police have registered a criminal case against unknown persons for impersonating political strategist and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's Principal Advisor Prashant Kishor and using his name to incite some political leaders against the Chief Minister.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Jitin Prasada will not benefit party in polls, feel UP BJP leaders
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) While the BJP's central leadership is upbeat over former Union Minister Jitin Prasada ditching the Congress to join it, party leaders in Uttar Pradesh believe that his inclusion will not benefit the party too much in next year's Assembly polls.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra provides Rs 10K aid to autorickshaw, cab drivers
Amaravati, June 15 (IANS) For the third straight year, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday credited Rs 10,000 financial assistance each to 2.48 lakh eligible autorickshaw and taxi drivers of the state as part of the YSR Vahana Mitra scheme.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ahead of Arun Singh's visit, Yediyurappa says all is well
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) With BJP's Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh set to land in Bengaluru on Wednesday amid rumblings of discontent against Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, the party's Karnataka unit is bracing for a rise in political temperatures.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
NIA court sentences 3 LeT operatives to 10 years in prison
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) A Mumbai court on Tuesday sentenced three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists to 10 years rigorous imprisonment in the Nanded LeT module case, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Human behaviour crucial to break Covid chain: AIIMS Director
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As the second wave of Covid seems to have been brought under control in the last few days with a sharp dip in new cases across the country and several states gradually lifting lockdowns, AIIMS Director, Dr Randeep Guleria, on Tuesday stressed that human behaviour would be crucial to break spread of infection in any subsequent wave.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Asian Cup qualifiers: India draw 1-1 vs Afghan, advance to next round
Doha, June 15 (IANS) India and Afghanistan played out a 1-1 draw in a Group E match of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers here on Tuesday, and Sunil Chhetri's team advanced to the third round.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
BSP turncoats who joined Cong express faith in Gehlot
Jaipur, June 15 (IANS) Six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLAs in Rajasthan, who had defected to the Congress, extended their full support to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday, and questioned the loyalty of the Sachin Pilot camp, alleging that the latter had tried to topple the state government and hence should not be rewarded.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Telangana extends summer holidays for schools till June 20
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday extended summer holidays for all schools and DIET colleges till June 20.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
JioFiber Postpaid plans launched sans security deposit, installation charges
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Reliance Jio has launched JioFiber Postpaid plans which come with zero upfront entry cost, including non-payment of security deposit and installation charges.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Vighnaharata Ganesh' lets viewers connect on a personal level: Meghan Jadav
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Television actor Meghan Jadav plays Madhav in "Vighnaharta Ganesh", and calls it a blessing to be part of a popular mythological show.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Members of one of world's largest families finally accept chief's death
Aizawl, June 15 (IANS) The funeral of Zion-a Chana, who was believed to head one of the world's largest families with 38 wives and 89 children, was delayed as his family members believed that the patriarch was alive because his pulse was running.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Human Interest/Society
Lockdown eased in Kerala, local TPR to determine extent
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) After 39 days of lockdown, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday announced the new norms, under which relaxations would be based on the test positivity rate (TPR) of the local bodies and would begin from Thursday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Why 'Broken But Beautiful 3' director Priyanka Ghose refrained from watching Sidharth Shukla's works
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Director Priyanka Ghose, of the new series "Broken But Beautiful 3", says she deliberately didn't watch lead actor Sidharth Shukla's previous works before directing him.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Help the common man, Stalin tells newly-appointed District Collectors
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin conducted a meeting of the newly-appointed District Collectors at the Secretariat on Tuesday, and called on them to take steps to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in their respective areas.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
NIA files charge sheet against Kerala man in ISIS case
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Tuesday that it has filed a charge sheet against Syed Ali, an ISIS terrorist, for supplying SIM cards for terror activities.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kartik Aaryan spreads awareness on importance of learning CPR
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan took to Instagram on Tuesday to discuss with his followers the importance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, more commonly known as CPR.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Curtains down on Italian marines case as SC ends all criminal proceedings in India
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday closed all criminal proceedings pending in India against two Italian marines, accused of killing of two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012, after payment of Rs 10 crore compensation by Italy.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cong seeks judicial probe into 'illegal' tree felling in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday demanded a judicial probe into the more than Rs 500 crore alleged felling of centuries-old rosewood and other trees in Kerala's Wayanad and other districts, while the CPI, the second biggest ally of the ruling Pinarayi Vijayan government, said that there was nothing untoward in the order that came out, but it was misused by some people and due action will be takenin the matter.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rajasthan fixes rapid antigen test price at Rs 200
Jaipur, June 15 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Tuesday fixed the prices of the rapid antigen test for Covid at Rs 200 in all private labs and hospitals.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Divine's debut album 'Kohinoor' achieves multi-platinum status
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) "Kohinoor", the debut album of rapper Divine, has achieved multi-platinum status.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CJI participates in Green India programme in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Tuesday planted a sapling at Raj Bhavan complex here.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maha: New Covid infections held below 10K, deaths soar over 1K
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths remained in the higher ranges even as new infections remained below the 10,000 level, and the number of patients cured increased, health officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Halle tennis: Medvedev ousted in opener, Nishikori advances
Halle (Germany), June 15 (IANS) World No.2 Daniil Medvedev of Russia suffered a major blow to his Wimbledon preparations as world No. 45 Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany beat him 7-6(6), 6-3 in the opening round of Noventi Open, a grass-court tournament, on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Govinda celebrates wife Sunita's 50th birthday with kids, family
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Govinda's wife Sunita Ahuja turned 50 on Tuesday and the actor celebrated with a party for their children and a few family members.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hyd police summon Pradeep Agarwal for questioning in cheating case (Ld)
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) The Hyderabad police have summoned Pradeep Agarwal, senior sales director in Oracle India, to appear before it for questioning in a case of cheating lodged against him and three others earier this year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohit needs to be wary of incoming delivery of Boult: Laxman
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) Ahead of the World Test Championship final, opening batsman Rohit Sharma's weakness against the incoming new ball would be a case study for New Zealand bowlers, especially for and left-arm pacer Trent Boult who will lead the Kiwis bowling attack.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Coal India to cut manpower by 5% annually for next 5-10 years
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) One of the largest employers in India, the state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL), plans to reduce its manpower by 5 per cent annually for the next 5-10 years as part of its cost control measures.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
All degree colleges in Andhra to offer courses in English
Amaravati, June 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government declared on Tuesday that all degree colleges in the state will employ English as the medium of instruction starting from the 2021-22 academic year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Finance Ministry, Infosys officials to take up new I-T Portal glitches
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Senior Finance Ministry officials will be holding an interactive meeting on June 22 with Infosys on issues and glitches in the recently-launched e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Covid patients relieved of symptoms in 24 hrs after taking antibody cocktail
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Fifty Covid-19 patients who received single-dose monoclonal antibodies cocktail drug (casirivimab and imdevimab) were relieved of their symptoms within 24 hours of the therapy given at the AIG Hospitals in Hyderabad.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
715 new Covid cases, 10 deaths, 1,830 recoveries in J&K
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) A total of 715 new Covid-19 cases and 10 deaths were reported in J&K on Tuesday while 1,830 patients were discharged after recovery.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Asian Cup qualifiers: India, Afghanistan play goalless first-half
Doha, June 15 (IANS) India and Afghanistan played out a goalless first-half of a Group E match of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium here on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Twitter appoints interim chief compliance officer ahead of House meet
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology asking Twitter to appear before it on June 18 and present its views on the prevention of misuse of its platform, the micro-blogging platform said on Tuesday that it has appointed an interim Chief Compliance Officer, the details of which will be soon shared with the IT Ministry directly.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Politics
LIC Cards launches RuPay prepaid gift card 'Shagun'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) LIC Cards Services Ltd (LIC CSL) has launched a contactless prepaid gift card 'Shagun' in collaboration with IDBI Bank on the RuPay platform.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Now LJP MP's name appears in 'sex scandal'
Patna, June 15 (IANS) The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MP from Samastipur in Bihar, Prince Raj, landed in an alleged sex scandal on Tuesday after his cousin brother and ousted LJP chief Chirag Paswan revealed a letter dated March 29 mentioning the involvement of the former in a sexual act with a woman leader of the party.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
UK to investigate Apple, Google's 'effective duopoly'
London, June 15 (IANS) The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it will examine if Apple and Google constitute a duopoly on mobile devices given their control over app stores.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
AstraZeneca monoclonal antibody therapy fails to prevent Covid symptoms
London, June 15 (IANS) British-Swedish biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca on Tuesday stated that its monoclonal antibody treatment failed to prevent the Covid-19 symptoms in individuals already exposed to the virus.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Athletes could be kicked out of Olympics for violating Covid rules
Tokyo, June 15 (IANS) Athletes and officials who violate the Covid-19 rules could be kicked out of the Olympics, according to revised rules outlined in the third and final editions of the Tokyo 2020 playbook revealed on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Allow Mumbai restaurants to reopen, hoteliers appeal to Thackeray
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The beleaguered Hotel & Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) - founded by J.R.D. Tata - on Tuesday urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to allow them to reopen for business in Mumbai.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
Paras conspiring against me since Ram Vilas Paswan was in ICU: Chirag
Patna, June 15 (IANS) LJP chief Chirag Paswan, who is facing a massive rebellion in the party, alleged that his uncle Pasupati Kumar Paras was conspiring against him since his father and LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan was in ICU in a Delhi hospital last year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Jharkhand announces lockdown relaxations
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) The Jharkhand government on Tuesday initiated the unlock process by announcing certain relaxations.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Anarock brings Upflex to India for flexible workspaces
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Real estate services firm Anarock has tied up with US-based Upflex, a hybrid booking platform with the global network of flexible workspace, to offer a flexible workspaces programme in India.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ankita Lokhande to Vicky Jain: Thank you for being the best boyfriend in the world
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Ankita Lokhande penned an open letter professing love for her boyfriend Vicky Jain on Tuesday evening. The appreciation post comes just a day after Ankita wrote a sentimental tribute to ex-boyfriend, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, on the occasion of his first death anniversary on June 14.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Scientists discover Covid's link to life threatening blood clots
London, June 15 (IANS) A team of scientists has identified how and why some Covid-19 patients can develop life-threatening blood clots.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
BJP grappling to to keep party intact in West Bengal
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Mukul Roy was the first one to leave the BJP and rejoin the Trinamool Congress but he is not the last because several frontline leaders who had joined the BJP before the election are re-establishing contact with the Trinamool top brass, clearly indicating their disillusionment about the saffron brigade and giving it a tough time to stem the impending exodus.
2021-06-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Jail warden involved in various cases of theft arrested
Gurugram, June 15 (IANS) The Gurugram police have arrested a jail warden, who was allegedly being involved in half a dozen cases of theft committed in Gurugram, Faridabad, Sirsa and Hisar, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Not playing a warm-up a disadvantage: Pujara
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) Not having played a warm-up game ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final is a disadvantage for India, but the team is confident of performing well, said batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports
Andhra's Covid toll breaches 12k mark
Amaravati, June 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Covid death toll crossed 12,000 mark on Tuesday with 53 fresh fatalities, even as the infections continued to dwindle, but logged cases higher than the previous day.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Producer Prernaa Arora to direct two songs in 'Rosie: The Saffron Chapter'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Producer Prernaa V. Arora will direct a couple of songs in her upcoming production, "Rosie: The Saffron Chapter".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rape accused actor Pearl Puri granted bail (Ld)
Palghar (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) Vasai Court Sessions Judge Aditi Kadam on Tuesday granted bail of Rs 25,000 to TV actor Pearl Puri, who was arrested recently on charges of alleged molestation and rape of a 5-year-old girl.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jasmin Bhasin-starrer Punjabi song 'Tenu yaad karaan' out
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 14" star Jasmin Bhasin features in the music video of the new Punjabi track "Tenu yaad karaan", which was released on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Right to protest can't be termed terrorist act under UAPA: HC
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday held that the fundamental right to protest is not outlawed and cannot be termed as a "terrorist act" within the meaning of the stringent anti-terror law UAPA.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Dalmia Bharat Sugar to double ethanol capacity to 15 cr litres
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Dalmia Bharat Sugar & Industries Ltd on Tuesday said that it plans to augment its ethanol manufacturing capacity to 15 crore litres per annum from January 2022, from eight crore litres currently.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Statue of Colonel martyred in Galwan clash unveiled in Telangana
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) A statue of Colonel B. Santosh Babu, who was martyred in the bloody clash with the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in the Galwan Valley in eastern Lakadakh on June 15 last year, was unveiled in Telangana's Suryapet town on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Sonakshi Sinha adopts a tree
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha has adopted a tree. The initiative comes after a large number of trees were uprooted during the Cyclone Tauktae recently. On Tuesday, Sonakshi shared photographs on Instagram where she can be seen watering her adopted plant with her parents Poonam and Shatrughan Sinha.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Start vaccination of teachers, students, says Punjab CM
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed the health authorities to start vaccination of teachers, non-teaching staff and students in 18-45 age group from all schools and colleges from June 21, to enable educational institutions in the state to open safely.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Sad day for democracy if protest/terror activity difference blurred: HC
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said the frivolous use of serious penal provisions of stringent anti-terror law UAPA against people would only trivialise it, as it granted bail to JNU students and Pinjra Tod activists Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal and Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha in a case of the "larger conspiracy" related to Delhi riots last year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NIA announces Rs 10L reward each for info on 2 Israel Embassy blast suspects
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh each for any information on the two suspects involved in the bomb blast outside the Embassy of Israel in the national capital on January 29.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Karnataka to further ease lockdown curbs after June 21'
Bengaluru, June 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday said that the state is likely to relax the Covid-induced lockdown restrictions further after June 21.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
World-class Indian bowlers must be enjoying swing, bounce: Taylor
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) New Zealand batting stalwart Ross Taylor on Tuesday said that his team's new status as the world No.1 will mean little in the World Test Championship (WTC) final against India, who have been the No.1 side for quite a few years.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Why daily Covid deaths are high in India despite low cases?
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) While the number of new Covid-19 infections in India has seen a decline in recent days, the high mortality rate remains a cause of concern.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Fixed line Internet service providers come together to form industry body
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Several leading fixed line Internet service providers in the country have come together to form a new industry body 'All India Fixed Internet Service Providers Association' (AIFISPA) to represent the interests of the industry effectively.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
realme GT launched with Snapdragon 888 chipset in overseas markets
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Smartphone brand realme on Tuesday introduced its flagship killer smartphone -- realme GT -- that comes powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Former AIFF V-P Viswanathan passes away
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Former All India Football Federation (AIFF) vice-president CR Viswanathan passed away in Chennai on Tuesday. He was 85.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Board accepts FB opinion request on sharing users' residential info
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) The independent Oversight Board on Tuesday said it has accepted a policy advisory opinion request from Facebook on the sharing of private residential information.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India name 15 for WTC final; Axar, Sundar excluded
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) India named six batsmen, five pace bowlers and two spinners along with two wicketkeeper-batsmen in the 15-member squad for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand, starting on Friday at the Hampshire Bowl here.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
75% Indian manufactured vaccines to Centre, 25% to pvt healthcare: Govt
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Central government will procure 75 per cent vaccines produced in India directly from the manufacturers, who will be allowed to sell the remaining 25 per cent to the private healthcare sector, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab eases Covid curbs; hotels, restaurants to open
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) With the state's Covid positivity rate dropping to 2 per cent, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced easing of restrictions, allowing restaurants and other eateries, as well as cinemas and gyms, to open with 50 per cent capacity starting Wednesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SL bound Indian cricketers go into quarantine in in Mumbai
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The Indian squad for the six-match white-ball tour of Sri Lanka in July arrived here on Tuesday and underwent into a two-week quarantine.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Varun embraces 'fatherhood', asks for a name for his 'boy'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan embraced "fatherhood" on Tuesday, introducing his "boy" to his Instagram followers and asking them to help him with a name.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Delta Plus variant of interest, not 'variant of concern'
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The new Delta Plus mutation of coronavirus is "a variant of interest", not "a variant of concern", the government said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Shopping malls, eateries to open in UP from June 21
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) With Covid cases declining steadily in Uttar Pradesh in the recent weeks, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to further ease restrictions from June 21.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Aditi Rao Hydari's Telugu debut film 'Sammohanam' turns three
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari made her debut in Telugu films with "Sammohanam", which released on this day three years ago. She went down memory lane and recalled the time she was offered the film.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Regeneron's antibody cocktail made dramatic difference: Sangita Reddy
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals Group Joint Managing Director, Dr Sangita Reddy has said that she received Regeneron's monoclonal antibody cocktail and this made a "dramatic difference".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
VCK pushes for filling SCs posts lying vacant in govt colleges
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) has urged the education department of the Tamil Nadu government to speed up filling of backlog vacancies of Scheduled Castes (SCs) in higher educational institutions across the state.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Rising Trend: India's May exports up over $32 bn
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in May rose to $32.27 billion, higher by 69.35 per cent over $19.05 billion recorded in May 2020, official data showed on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian women focus on mindset, practice in whites to calm nerves (Ld)
Bristol, June 15 (IANS) Indian women's Test captain Mithali Raj on Tuesday stressed on the importance of mind-set and revealed that players, especially youngsters, have been practicing here in the whites to calm nerves for the one-off Test against England starting here on Wednesday.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ICC probe hope for victims of 'war on drugs', say Filipino rights groups
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Thousands of people who have fallen victim to the 'war on drugs in the Philippines are now a step closer to justice, if a recommendation for a full investigation into the suspected crimes against humanity by International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is accepted by the courts judges.
2021-06-15
Category: International, India,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Bihar clocks anomalies in Covid test reports
Patna, June 15 (IANS) Falsification of Covid-19 tests have emerged in Bihar with 1,131 such persons found having irregularity in their registered mobile numbers entered by the data operators.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Shops to open till 7 pm, bars till 10 p.m. in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration on Tuesday allowed all shops to open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m, but restaurants and bars till 10 p.m. However, the night curfew will be imposed from 10.30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
No question of making profits amid pandemic, says Amarinder
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Categorically rejecting the Opposition's allegations on supply of vaccines to some private hospitals and procurement of 'Fateh Kits' as "politically motivated", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that there was no question of the government making profits amid the pandemic.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Asha Negi wants to go on a road trip with Ranbir Kapoor
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Asha Negi says she would like to go on a road trip with Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, just as he did with actress Deepika Padukone in the 2015 film "Tamasha".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ashok Leyland's UK subsidiary acquires Indian EV subsidiary
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Hinduja group's commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd on Tuesday said its UK subsidiary Switch Mobility Ltd has acquired the entire stakes in its Indian subsidiary Switch Mobility Automotive Ltd.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Ousted as LJP chief, Chirag convenes parallel executive to expel 5 rebel MPs
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Hours after Chirag Paswan, son of late Union Minister and party founder Ram Vilas Paswan, was removed as LJP President in an emergency meeting on Tuesday by the five rebel MPs, he held a parallel executive committee meeting virtually where it was decided to expel the five MPs for anti-party activities.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Authum with highest bid value of Rs 2,887 cr wins to acquire Reliance Home Finance (Ld)
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The voting for Reliance Home Finance in favour of Authum Investment and Infra has already crossed the threshold of 75 per cent in value terms and 60 per cent in terms of numbers. The final voting will end on June 19.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Endearing, vibrant tales from Manipuri mythology
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A well-known curator and cultural conservationist, L. Somi Roy, is a writer and translator whose work helps bring his native Manipur to the outside world ? which he does with elan in "And That is Why" (Puffin), 12 magical tales from the mountain land in the northeast on the border with Myanmar.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Kim Kardashian glows in neon bikini
Los Angeles, June 15 (IANS) Kim Kardashian's Tuesday post on Instagram sees the Reality TV star flaunting her curves in a tiny neon green bikini.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Authum with highest bid value of Rs 2,887 cr wins to acquire Reliance Home Finance
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Voting for the successful bidder and resolution plan of Reliance Home Finance that commenced on May 31 concluded on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian cricketers loving the taste of England
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) Scrambled eggs, baked beans, brown toast, and sausages seem to be the favourite breakfast of Indian cricketers while they are in England for the World Test Championship (WTC) final and a five-match Test series against the hosts.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan and China focused on protecting CPEC after the Galwan Valley standoff
New Delhi, June 15: While the stand-off between India and China was at peak in the Galwan Valley, after a lethal but unarmed clash on June 15 last year, the wheels of diplomacy, and more, began to swiftly turn between Islamabad and Beijing.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Shilpa Shetty: 'Shooting with my team after a year and a half'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Tuesday posted a funny video that shows her team members falling over each other to get their share from a bowl of tadka idli she offers to them.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Post Galwan clash, India has carefully re-chartered its economic relations with China
New Delhi, June 15: Amid the deadly Covid 19 pandemic, when the Galwan Valley clash between India and China took place exactly a year ago resulting in the death of 20 Indian soldiers, many pundits had predicted that the bloody episode would lead to a complete breakdown in economic relations between the two countries.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vietnam's success on vaccine front to help it steer clear of old foe China
New Delhi, June 15 : Vietnam has started the final stage phase III trials of its domestically developed coronavirus vaccine candidate that the country expects to roll out for mass use by the end of the year, according to a NikkeiAsia report from Hanoi.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
India, Indonesia discuss joint patrols in Malacca straits to advance defence and maritime ties
New Delhi, June 15: India and Indonesia, two major democracies in Asia are moving fast to strengthen their Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. Despite Covid-19 bringing the world to a halt, the two have been working on improving defence, maritime and security related issues since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit in May 2018.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Facebook launches new initiative to help children be safe online
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday launched a new initiative that encourages people to report child abuse content on its platforms and not to share it.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Indian firms earn 72% of revenue from domestic market: Morgan Stanley
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Indian companies earns around 72 per cent of their revenue from the domestic market, according to a report by Morgan Stanley.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rape-accused actor Pearl Puri granted bail
Palghar (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) Vasai Court Sessions Judge Aditi Kadam on Tuesday granted bail of Rs 25,000 to TV actor Pearl Puri, who was recently arrested on charges of alleged molestation and rape of a 5-year-old girl.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid 2.0 to hit 1QFY22 revenue of auto ancillaries: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Covid's second wave is expected to dent auto ancillaries' revenue in 1QFY22, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple Podcasts Subscriptions and Channels now available
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) Apple is now rolling out its new Podcast Subscriptions and Channels initiative.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India witness 85% decline in new Covid cases: Health Ministry
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India has witnessed a decline in daily Covid cases by up to 85 per cent since the highest daily tally was registered on May 7, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Manish Tewari frontrunner for Punjab Congress President's post
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) After the panel set up by the Congress on Punjab submitted its report on the factionalism in its state unit, a change of guard looks imminent with the All India Congress Committee (AICC) looking for a suitable replacement for current Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) President Sunil Jakhar.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian women's team practices in whites to calm nerves
Bristol, June 15 (IANS) The Indian women's cricket team, which will be playing its first Test in seven years, here against England from Wednesday, has conducted a few practice sessions in whites to ensure that players, especially youngsters, don't get unnerved.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Marathi actor nabbed for 'vile posts' against Maha minister
Thane (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) A small-time Marathi actor has been arrested in Thane for allegedly posting objectionable posts on the Facebook page of Maharashtra Urban Development Minister Eknath Shinde, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Westerlies may slow progress of monsoon over northwest India: IMD
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Due to approaching mid-latitude 'westerlies' (winds), the further progress of the monsoon over remaining parts of northwest India is likely to be slow, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sukhbir Badal detained for protest against scams in Punjab
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Badal along with several legislators and leaders were detained by Punjab police on Tuesday when they were marching towards the residence of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh near here to lodge their protest.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Kiara Advani flaunts action-packed avatar in latest video
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani flaunts an action-packed avatar in her Tuesday Instagram post.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Govt seeks support of all MPs in 'catch the rain' campaign
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With the onset of monsoon in Kerala, Ministry of Jal Shakti has again accelerated the ongoing "catch the rain" campaign, requesting all the Members of Parliament (MPs) to take part in the drive.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Enrico Casarosa calls his animated film Luca a 'love letter to the summers of our youth'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Director Enrico Casarosa says childhood memories inspired him to make the new animated film "Luca", which is ready to release digitally on June 18.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aussie diving, hockey teams announced for Olympics
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) announced seven divers and the men's and women's hockey teams on Tuesday for the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Vidya Balan: 'Main Sherni' music video shows you don't have to roar to be a tigress
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Vidya Balan says the music video "Main Sherni", of her upcoming OTT film "Sherni", is a tribute to all women who have the indomitable spirit of never giving up. The video, released on Tuesday, features Vidya along with nine women who have shown courage in real life.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Daily Covid cases down 79%, active cases 65%: Health Ministry
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) There has been sharp decline in both new and active Covid-19 cases across India for the last few days, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Goa tourism stakeholders demand strict protocols till next March
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) Strict enforcement of protocol for entry to Goa, quarantine centre for tourists and putting off high-capacity events like electronic dance music (EDM) festivals till March 2022, are some of the measures recommended by tourism industry stakeholders in the state to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant in order to "re-build the image of Goa to all tourists".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Business/Economy
Power Finance Corporation logs highest-ever net profit in FY 21
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) State-owned non-banking finance firm Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has recorded the highest-ever net profit of Rs 8,444 crore for financial year 2020-21, a 49 per cent jump over the previous year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shastri gives 'fielding classes' to Southampton curator's dog
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) As India prepare to take on New Zealand in the World Test Championship (WTC) final at Ageas Bowl here from Friday, head coach Ravi Shastri took time off after the team's practice session on Tuesday to play with curator Simon Lee's pooch, Winston, a Cocker Spaniel.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
WordPress owner Automattic acquires journaling app Day One
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) Automattic is expanding its lineup of online writing platforms with its acquisition of Day One -- a popular journaling app for Mac and Apple mobile devices.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
More waterway link to boost NE India, B'desh trade: Experts
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Experts, lawmakers, academicians and traders have advocated for more waterway connectivity and development of related infrastructures to boost trade and economy between India's northeastern states and the neighbouring Bangladesh.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tripura,Business/Economy,Politics
Pakistan expanding plutonium production capacity for use in nuclear weapons - SIPRI
New Delhi, June 15: Pakistan is increasing its capacity to produce plutonium for use in nuclear weapons in tune with an increase in global stockpiles of atomic weapons, missiles and aircraft delivery systems, led by the United States and Russia who appear locked in competition to modernise their nuclear warheads.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Remembering the poet-philosopher Guru Arjan Dev Ji
New Delhi, June 15: Today is a significant day for the Sikhs, as the community worldwide observed the martyrdom day or Shaheedi Diwas of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the fifth of the 10 Gurus of Sikhs.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Gadar' turns 20: Gold will always be gold, says director Anil Sharma
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Director Anil Sharma turned nostalgic opening up about his 2001 blockbuster "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha", which completes 20 years of release on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala Police begins probe into discovery of explosives
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) A day after explosive materials consisting of two gelatine sticks, four detonator batteries and wires were recovered from a cashew plantation under the control of the State Forest department near Pathnapuram in Kollam district, various departments of the Kerala Police have begun a probe into this.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid Safe: SpiceJet enhances booking options, baggage allowance
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Amidst Covid pandemic, passenger carrier SpiceJet had enhanced booking as well as baggage allowance options.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Antilia SUV case: NIA nabs two suburban residents
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency has arrested two more persons in connection with the probe into the sensational cause of a SUV planted with gelatin sticks near Antilia building and the murder of its owner, officials said here on Tuesday.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vaiko urges TN govt to revoke ban on comorbid workers aged above 55 yrs
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko has urged the Tamil Nadu government to revoke its ban on comorbid workers aged above 55 years from the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Noida police raids pool party, arrests 61 for flouting norms
Noida, June 15 (IANS) At least 61 men and women were arrested from a farmhouse in Noida where they were having a pool party in complete violation of the lockdown norms enforced in the city to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Messi, Vargas on target in Argentina-Chile stalemate
Rio de Janeiro, June 15 (IANS) Eduardo Vargas extended his impressive Copa America scoring run with a second-half header that earned Chile a 1-1 draw with Argentina.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Salman Khan, Zoya and Farhan Akhtar among producers of Salim-Javed docu-film 'Angry Young Men'
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Salman Khan along with Zoya and Farhan Akhtar are among producers of the upcoming documentary titled "Angry Young Men", based on their fathers Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
How can you threaten another officer: SC rap to ex-Himachal top cop seeking bail
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea by former Himachal Pradesh Inspector General of Police (IGP) Zahur Haider Zaidi seeking restoration of bail in a custodial death case.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
TKM partially resumes ops at Bidadi plant
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has partially resumed its operations at Bidadi plant in Karnataka.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Imaging objects through fog may now be more clear: Study
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Imaging of objects in foggy weather conditions may now be clearer as researchers have now found a method that can improve the images captured on such days.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
IICF applies for FCRA a/c to receive foreign donations for Ayodhya mosque
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) Trust, which is overseeing the construction of the Mosque in Ayodhya, has submitted its application for Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) account at State Bank of India (SBI) in Delhi.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Kohli gets a taste of pace, bounce at Southampton
Southampton, June 15 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli got a glimpse of pace and bounce, that groundsman Simon Lee wants in the World Test Championship (WTC) final pitch, during a nets session at the Hampshire Bowl here.
2021-06-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
When Kangana, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari twinned while meeting PM Modi
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut on Tuesday recalled the time she and "Panga" director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari wore the same saree when they met Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood