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Euro 2020: Spain need a draw to enter last-16
Madrid, June 22 (IANS) Spain need a point in their last group game against Slovakia on Wednesday night to assure their place in the last-16 of European Championship.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Phase 1 of National Single Window System to be launched soon
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, said on Tuesday that the soft launch of the first phase of the National Single Window System would take place soon.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Recoveries continue to outnumber new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Recoveries continue to outnumber the daily Covid cases in Karnataka as 8,111 more patients have been discharged, while 3,709 fresh infections were reported across the state, said the health bulletin on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Hearing continues in Guj HC on petitions challenging Prohibition Act
Gandhinagar June 22 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday continued hearing, for the second day, six petitions, including a PIL, challenging the state Prohibition Act, 1949, mainly on the grounds of Right to Privacy and "manifest arbitrariness", as has been laid down in several cases in the Supreme Court.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
WTC final: India 64/2 at stumps after fifth day's play
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) India went to stumps at 64/2 on the fifth day of the World Test Championship final here on Tuesday, and will enter the reserve day on Wednesday with a lead of 32 over New Zealand.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
K'taka transfers Rs 6.23 cr financial aid to over 20K artists as relief package
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday transferred Rs 3,000 one-time cash relief to more than 20,000 artists across the state through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
AP seeks funds due to state from Centre to meet expenses
New Delhi/Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath on Tuesday met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and requested her to release the funds due to the state.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra CM welcomes judgment on Neradi barrage
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday welcomed the judgment of the Vamsadhara Tribunal permitting the state to construct the Neradi barrage across the Vamsadhara river.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Decision to reopen schools must be taken very cautiously: VK Paul
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) V.K. Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog, said on Tuesday that the decision to reopen schools has to be taken very cautiously.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Over 60,000 fans for Euro 2020 semis, final at Wembley
London, June 22 (IANS) More than 60,000 fans will be allowed to attend London's Wembley Stadium during the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final, confirmed UEFA on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Rahul Gandhi steps in resolve infighting in Punjab unit
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) After Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh met the party panel on the state in the national capital on Tuesday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has stepped in to defuse the tension in the state unit.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NSUI slams UGC for ''Thank you PM Modi' posters move
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A day after the University Grants Commission (UGC) asked the universities and colleges to put up banners thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for starting the free vaccination drive for the 18+ population, the National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Tuesday described it as a "shameless act" and demanded UGC to address the students issues first.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi: Two arrested in Rs 55 lakh bank heist
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi police have arrested two men for breaking into a bank in Shahdara area and fleeing with nearly Rs 55 lakh, officials said.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Father sets 25-yr-old son on fire in Mangaluru
Mangaluru (Karnataka), June 22 (IANS) After a prolonged verbal duel and scuffle between a father and his son, a 52-year-old man in a fit of rage set his 25-year-old son on fire by dousing him in petrol over a frivolous issue in Mangaluru, the police said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
England may find it tough to win Ashes with families: Buttler
London, June 22 (IANS) England may find it difficult to bring back the Ashes, currently held by Australia, due to the absence of support of their families in Australia, says wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Centre alerts 3 states after Delta Plus variant is found in some districts
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Centre has alerted and advised Maharashtra, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh regarding the 'Delta Plus variant of SARS-CoV-2, currently a variant of concern (VOC), which has been found in some districts of these states.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nitish Kumar in Delhi, sets off speculation of Union Cabinet expansion
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) As soon as Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reached the national capital on Tuesday, speculation started doing rounds about possible expansion of the Narendra Modi cabinet and his Janata Dal-United joining the government.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
A tall order on 6th day of WTC final
Ageas Bowl (Southampton), June 22 (IANS) Theoretically, either India or New Zealand could still force victory in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship -- labelled as "The Ultimate Test" by the governors of the game, the International Cricket Council.
2021-06-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SEBI exempts Heineken from making open offer for share purchase in UBL
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Capital market regulator SEBI on Tuesday exempted Heineken International B.V. from the obligation of making an open offer for acquiring additional shares in United Breweries Limited (UBL).
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra Guv's timely intervention helped rescue of 42 child labourers
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhushan Harichandan's timely intervention has helped rescue of 42 child labourers.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Medvedev enters quarter-finals of Mallorca Open
Mallorca, June 22 (IANS) World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev beat Corentin Moutet 6-4, 6-2 to enter quarter-finals of Mallorca Open tennis here on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Iceland,Sports,Tennis
Assam tea gets record prices at 1st mjunction special auction
Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) The first International Tea Day Special Auction organised by mjunction services limited, India's leading B2B e-commerce company, fetched record prices and met with resounding success at the Jorhat tea e-marketplace.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
No reopening of schools without vaccines for below 18: Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday said that no decision can be taken yet with regard to opening schools as those below 18 years cannot be vaccinated with clinical trials for this age group still on.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
India get stuck into New Zealand's tail once again
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) Despite India's fightback on the fifth day, during which they dismissed eight New Zealand batsmen for 148 runs in the World Test Championship (WTC) final here, their struggle against the lower-order batting continued. New Zealand's last four wickets added 87 runs here at the Hampshire Bowl on Tuesday as they went from 162/6 to be 249 all out, taking a 32-run lead.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Public representatives should clear any misconceptions about vaccine'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday emphasised that public representatives should make persistent efforts to clear any misconceptions or confusions that the people may have about the vaccine.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JD-U has no role in LJP crisis, says Nitish Kumar
Patna/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) With the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) seeing a leadership tussle, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that his Janata Dal-United has no role in its crisis.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
CBDT comes up with new functionality for compliance check of non-filers
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) As part of the efforts to ease the compliance burden of taxpayers, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued a new functionality that would disclose if a person is liable to pay taxes at a higher rate for non-filing of returns with just a click of the button.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Create task force to look into issues in new IT portal: FinMin to ICAI
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Union Finance Ministry has asked the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to constitute a seven-member task force to look into the technical issues facing the new Income Tax e-filing portal developed by Infosys.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karnataka eases curbs in four more districts
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Karnataka on Tuesday decided to relax some Covid induced curbs in four more districts, where case positivity rate is still above 5 per cent but under control.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Recoveries outnumber daily Covid cases in J&K
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Decline in Covid cases continued in J&K as 999 patients have recovered, while 428 fresh infections and seven deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, health officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Police inspector shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) A Jammu and Kashmir Police Inspector was shot dead by suspected terrorists at Nowgam on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday evening, officials said.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
AIADMK warns of 3rd Covid wave, TN govt says it is prepared
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar said on Tuesday that the state should be guarded against a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, citing AIIMS Delhi Director Randeep Gulerias warning on the same.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
NCP plays down opposition meet, says convened by Rashtra Manch
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) After representatives of various opposition parties met at Sharad Pawar's house here for over two and a half hours on Tuesday, his NCP said that the meeting was not called by the party supremo but the Rashtra Manch of former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rifle snatched from CRPF recovered from slain terrorist
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) The rifle recovered from one of the three terrorists killed in an encounter at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday was snatched during a terrorist attack on a CRPF party at Lawaypora on the outskirts of Srinagar, the police said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sisodia seeks details of students to be enrolled in Delhi govt schools
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday asked the Directorate of Education (DoE) and Delhi Municipal Corporations (MCDs) for smooth integration of students joining Class 6 in state government schools from MCD-run schools.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Core group meets to discuss security situation in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) A core group comprising top officials from the civil administration and the security agencies met at the army's Badami Bagh Cantonment here on Tuesday to review the security situation in Kashmir.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Kerala sees 17% of country's new Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) While Kerala cites its successes in tackling Covid, it is now recording close to 17 per cent of new Covid cases reported in the country.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National
Bengaluru cancer survivors ask Modi to ban smoking, spitting in public
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) About 12 cancer survivors from Bengaluru on Tuesday made an appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa to take steps to impose a ban on tobacco sales, smoking, and spitting in public places which would help mitigate the spread of Covid-19 in the anticipated third wave and future waves.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
WTC final: Shami's 4-wicket haul restricts NZ 1st inns lead to 32
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) New Zealand could eke out only a 32-run lead in the first innings as India, powered by pacer Mohammed Shami's four-wicket haul (4/76), dismissed the Kiwis for 249 on the fifth day of the rain-hit World Test Championship final here on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Betting on PSL matches; five held in Hyderabad (Ld)
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Cyberabad police have busted an online cricket betting racket with the arrest of five bookies, who were involved in organising betting on an ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) match.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Focus back on Bhuvi as India fail to make early breakthroughs
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) Though Indian bowlers made a strong comeback and ran through the New Zealand middle-order on the fifth day of the World Test Championship (WTC) final on Tuesday, their failure to get early breakthroughs and extract seam movement brought forth the need to have pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Digital payments for charitable causes grow by 575% in lockdown 2.0
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) PayU, India's leading online payments solution provider, released the PayU Insights Report on Tuesday, providing a comparative analysis of lockdown periods in 2020 and 2021, as seen through changes in digital payments transactions across the platform.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
US Navy, IAF to carry out joint drill in Indian Ocean Region
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The US Navy and the Indian Air Force (IAF) will carry out joint drills in the Indian Ocean Region for two days starting Wednesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Himachal to end e-pass to enter state from July 1
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) To boost tourism, the Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday decided to end e-pass system to enter the state from July 1.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Srijit Mukherji replaces Rahul Dholakia as director of Mithali Raj biopic 'Shabaash Mithu'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji will now direct the Taapsee Pannu-starrer sports drama "Shabaash Mithu".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
People in TN letting their guard down with dip in Covid cases
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu maintaining a declining trend in daily Covid-19 cases and a steady increase in vaccination, most people of the state have started throwing caution to the winds and are flouting Covid protocols in public places.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi reports 134 new Covid cases, 8 deaths
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The national capital on Tuesday reported 134 new Covid-19 cases, while its daily test positivity rate stood at 0.20 per cent, according to the health bulletin issued by the Delhi government.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana CM lunches with residents of adopted village
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday hosted lunch for all residents in his adopted village in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India, Fiji sign MoU for cooperation in agriculture, allied sectors
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India and Fiji on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors between the two countries.
2021-06-22
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Chiranjeevi compliments Andhra CM on mega vaccination feat
Hyderabad/Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) At a time when his younger brother and Janasena founder, actor - politician Pawan Kalyan, considers Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy as his bete noire, megastar Chiranjeevi on Tuesday heaped praises on the CM for vaccinating 13.7 lakh people in the state on a single day.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Andhra HC orders jail for for two officials for contempt, relents
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday sentenced two senior civil servants to a week's imprisonment on contempt charges, but rescinded the punishment after the state government gave a written assurance on implementing its orders by Wednesday evening.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Samsung unveils new chipsets for better 5G solutions
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Tuesday shared its 5G vision and unveiled a line-up of new chipsets at a virtual event.
2021-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
World's first genetically modified rubber plant planted in Assam
Guwahati/Agartala, June 22 (IANS) In a historic step, the worlds first genetically modified (GM) rubber plant was planted on Tuesday on the outskirts of Guwahati by the Chairman and Executive Director of the Rubber Board, K.N. Raghavan.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Telangana asks banks not to withhold Rythu Bandhu amount
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday asked banks not to withhold any amount being credited in the accounts of farmers under Rythu Bandhu, the investment support scheme of the state government.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
TN Assembly pays homage to actor Vivek and others
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Tuesday paid homage to actor Vivek, writer Ki Rajanarayanan, Constituent Assembly member T.M. Kaliyannan, former Anna University Vice Chancellor M. Anandakrishnan and freedom fighter K. Thulasiah Vandayar.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
NIA arrests 2 KLF members in Shaurya Chakra awardee Sandhu murder case
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in the murder of Comrade Balwinder Singh Sandhu, a Shaurya Chakra awardee, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday said that it has arrested two absconding Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) activists who played a major role in his killing.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Euro 2020: Mount, Chilwell go into self-isolation, out of England squad
London, June 22 (IANS) Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell will miss England's last Euro 2020 group match against the Czech Republic later on Tuesday, as both players have gone into self-isolation.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Congress to attend all-party meet on J&K called by Centre
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress has decided to join the all-party meeting on J&K to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24, the first such meeting after August 2019, when the erstwhile state had lost its special status following the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35-A.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN rejects ONGC's applications to dig wells
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has refused permission to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd to dig 15 wells, the state Assembly was told on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
India, Bangladesh discuss border issues
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India and Bangladesh on Tuesday discussed effective border management and real-time intelligence sharing to foil cross-border crime and illegal trade.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Reports of dowry deaths shock many in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) A few suicide deaths of young women within months of marriage that have been reported in Kerala in the past few days has come as a shock to many and dowry appears to be the villain.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kartik Aaryan takes the jab, is 'now loading: antibodies'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan took the Covid vaccine on Tuesday at Hinduja Hospital, Khar, and shared the health update on Tuesday evening with fans.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hero MotoCorp to raise prices of two-wheelers from July I
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp will make an upward revision in the ex-showroom prices of its motorcycles and scooters, with effect from July 1.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Intel unveils network platform, software for 5G wireless networks
Barcelona, June 22 (IANS) Reaffirming its position as the leading network silicon provider, Intel has unveiled Intel Network Platform along with new additions to its product portfolio for 5G and edge at the MWC 2021.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Spain,Technology
European awards for Mumbai scientist's 'stem-cell' remedy to kill Covid-19
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Mumbai scientist-cum-researcher Pradeep Mahajan - who recently developed a unique stem-cell/platelet-based remedy to kill the coronavirus naturally - has bagged two top Global Health & Pharma, UK, awards for his therapy, here on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Radhika Apte takes second vaccine shot for Covid-19
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte took her second vaccine shot for Covid exactly a month after her first dose. The actress shared the update with fans on Instagram on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
With NCLT nod to resolution plan, Jet Airways may fly again in 6 months
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The now-grounded Jet Airways is likely to take the skies again within six months from now.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
There is NO vaccine hesitancy in India: Survey
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) There is no vaccine hesitancy in India. Belying the narrative put forward by a section of the media, the latest IANS CVoter Covid Tracker shows that overall, 80 per cent in India are pro-vaccine, which is almost 10 per cent more positive than the American public sentiment on vaccines.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Upper caste Hindus lead in pro-vaccine count, STs in vaccination
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Among all the social groupings, Scheduled Tribes have got the highest number of both shots of the Covid vaccine so far, as per the IANS CVoter Covid Tracker.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
OBCs, upper caste Hindus most keen to take vaccine jab
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Almost one-third of the Muslims feel that the anti-Covid vaccines are not compatible with their religious beliefs, a number equalled by the Scheduled Tribes among social groupings, as per the IANS CVoter Covid Tracker.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Adobe refreshes Premiere in new public beta
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Software major Adobe has announced its plans to offer an easier-to-use, more streamlined user experience in its popular video editor, Premiere Pro, with new changes first available to those in the public beta.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Heavy vehicle trial run through Qazigund-Banihal tunnel successful
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) The trial run of heavy motor vehicles, through the double-tube, four-lane Qazigund-Banihal tunnel on the Srinagar-Jammu highway, was conducted successfully on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Supriya Pilgaonkar back as Ishwari in 'Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi: Nayi Kahani'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Supriya Pilgaonkar returns as Ishwari in the new season of the show "Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi: Nayi Kahani".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Non-ferrous metal prices under pressure given surplus in global market
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Global supply of non-ferrous metals such as aluminium, copper and zinc have increased at a faster rate as compared to the recovery rate in their demand.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Young adults less likely to take Covid shots, says US CDC
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Younger adults in the US are more hesitant to take vaccines against the coronavirus disease than older adults, according to two new studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
CommerceIQ closes $60M funding round, to scale India operations
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Ecommerce management platform CommerceIQ on Tuesday said it has closed a $60M Series C funding round to scale India operations.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Shamita Shetty shares throwback pic and pep talk
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Shamita Shetty uploaded a picture from her childhood days on Instagram on Tuesday, looking cute in a frock, with a message for her followers.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Leopard runs amok in Agra city, rescued after four hours
Agra, June 22 (IANS) A leopard that had strayed into the urban clusters here two days back, was rescued on Tuesday after a four-hour-long operation in Etmauddaula area, across Yamuna.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
State to be responsible for even one fatality in exam, SC to Andhra
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday warned the Andhra Pradesh government that the court would hold it responsible if there is even one fatality, due to its decision to go ahead with the physical examination for Class 12 students.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rahul Roy remembers his mother on her birth anniversary
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Rahul Roy took to social media on Tuesday to remember his late mother on her birth anniversary.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Anupam Kher tries archery for the first time in hometown Shimla
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher has been trying out archery for the first time lately, during his current stay in hometown Shimla. Kher posted a video clip from lush Mashobra valley on Tuesday that shows him taking aim.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Man arrested for cheating home buyers to the tune of Rs 4.5 cr
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police on Tuesday said that it has arrested Siddharth Barmecha for duping home buyers to the tune of Rs 4.5 crore. R.K. Singh, Additional Commissioner of Police, EOW, said that it arrested Barmecha in connection with a case it registered in 2017.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Big B sends letter of appreciation to Tisca Chopra for her book
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress and author Tisca Chopra was in for a surprise when she received a letter from actor Amitabh Bachchan. She took to Instagram on Tuesday, to share the pleasant new.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shobhit Johri: Pandemic made us realise importance of good health
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Shobhit Johri who has worked in the Salman Khan-starrer "Bharat" and the web series "Tandav", says while he has always given priority to his health, the pandemic has made him more conscious.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Blaming Covid pandemic for stress made couples happier
New York, June 22 (IANS) When romantic couples blamed the Covid-19 pandemic for their stress, they were happier in their relationships, relationship experts have found.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Mushfiqur Rahim suffers hairline fracture ahead of Zimbabwe tour
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has sustained a hairline fracture on his left index finger, which could affect his prospects of touring Zimbabwe in July.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
War of words between Puri and Sisodia over vaccination
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A day after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the Punjab chief ministerial candidate from his party would be from Sikh community, union minister Hardeep Singh Puri accused him of doing politics instead of focusing on vaccination.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian 'Warrior Moms' connecting with international cadre now
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) They have had enough with the unclean air, and insist that it is high time that efforts be made on a war footing to tackle air pollution. Realising that change is possible only through individual and collective will of the people at large, it was in last July that five ladies -- Sherebanu Frosh (Gurugram), Anuja Bali (Pune), Nina Subramaniam (Chennai), Midhili Ravikumar (Kochi) and Bhavreen Kandhari (Delhi) began giving shape to the 'Warrior Moms' collective in July, and made their presence official on September 7, 2020.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
WTC final: New Zealand 135/5 at lunch on Day 5 vs India
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) India made quick inroads in the first session of play on Day 5, reducing New Zealand to 135/5 in 72 overs in the World Test Championship (WTC) final at the Hampshire Bowl here on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Former Ukrainian athletics coach of India Ogorodnik dead
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Ukrainian Yuriy Ogorodnik, who was associated with India as an athletics coach for nearly two decades, died in Kharkiv on Monday. He was 84.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Covid handling India's gravest governance failure: Cong 'White Paper'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday released the party's 'White Paper' on management of Covid-19, accusing the Central government of not taking adequate measures to prevent and contain the pandemic.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Growing Islamic terror network in Africa a major concern as Global Coalition meets
New Delhi, June 22: The Foreign Ministers of the 83-member Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS will meet next Monday to discuss efforts in the campaign to achieve the enduring defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and counter its expanding networks, especially in Africa.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP to observe Mookerjee's death anniversary in Srinagar
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The BJP has decided to observe the death anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder and BJP ideologue Syama Prasad Mookerjee in Srinagar on Wednesday, the first time since the abrogation of Article 370.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha stars in crocodile conservation in India
New Delhi, June 22: Odisha has the singular distinction of being the only State in India to boast of three species of crocodiles. It has freshwater gharials (Gavialis gangeticus)at Satakosiya in Mahanadi, mugger crocodiles (Crocodylus palustris) in Similipal and saltwater crocodiles in Bhitarkanika National Park.
2021-06-22
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Youth held from UP's Bijnor for kidnapping minor he met on Likee
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Tuesday said that it has arrested a 19-year-old youth for allegedly kidnapping a minor girl he met on Likee, a video sharing app similar to TikTok, from Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Poorer nations short of Covid vax supply: WHO
London, June 22 (IANS) Many poorer countries lack Covid-19 vaccine doses to continue with their inoculation programmes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Lenovo unveils its first foldable PC in India
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) In a bid to offer foldable devices in the country, global tech giant Lenovo on Tuesday unveiled its first foldable PC --ThinkPad X1 Fold -- in India at a starting price of Rs 329,000.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Hyderabad FC sign young winger Abdul Rabeeh
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Hyderabad FC (HFC) have signed young winger Abdul Rabeeh AK for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season, the club announced on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Football
Shruti Haasan steps out of home after three months
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan finally stepped out of home after three months. The actress shared the update on Tuesday, uploading a picture with boyfriend Santanu Hazarika on Instagram Stories.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
India's oil production drops by 6% in May
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's crude oil production in May 2021 bore the dual impact of Covid-19 disruptions and cyclone Tauktae, decreasing by 6.32 per cent to 2437.96 thousand tonne (TMT) as compared to 2602.44 TMT produced in the corresponding month a year ago, pushing the country's import dependence to over 83 per cent for the month, latest figures published by the Oil Ministry showed.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra CM credits Rs 4.3k cr to 23 lakh women's accounts under Cheyutha scheme
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday credited Rs 4,339 crore as financial assistance to the accounts of 23 lakh women as part of the 'YSR Cheyutha' scheme.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Shalin Bhanot helps Kamathipura sex workers, says women solicit for as low as Rs 50
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Television actor Shalin Bhanot is trying to help sex workers in Mumbai's red light area Kamathipura, who find it hard to make ends meet during the ongoing second wave of the pandemic. The actor on Tuesday revealed the shocking truth that there are women in the who solicit for as low as Rs 50.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Unearth fake vaccination racket, Bombay HC to Maha govt
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Taking serious cognizance of the Covid vaccination frauds that recently shocked Mumbai, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government and BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation to catch the kingpins and unearth the entire racket.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rubina Dilaik shares 'Bigg Boss' victory gown for LGBTQIA+ charity
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The lime coloured ruffle gown with puffy golden sleeves in intricate shimmer that Rubina Dilaik wore while taking home the "Bigg Boss 14" trophy is up for sale for a cause, alomg with other gowns she wore on the reality show. The gown is up for charity to support the LGBTQIA+ community, in commemoration of Pride Month in June.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP to observe Syama Prasad Mookerjee death anniversary in Srinagar
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) First time after abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP will be observing the death anniversary of its ideologue Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee in the Valley on June 23. The BJP feels that abrogation of Article 370 is real integration of Jammu and Kashmir with India.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shilpa Shetty: Positivity has to be a choice we make every day
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra says the one thing she has learnt from the ups and downs of her life is that positivity has to be a choice. Shilpa posted a picture on Instagram on Tuesday featuring a yoga pose with a quote by Aristotle Onassis, to drive home her point.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Serious blow to Oli as SC quashes his Cabinet reshuffle
Kathmandu, June 22 (IANS) In a serious blow to Nepals embattled Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, the countrys Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed the recent Cabinet reshuffle and relieved 20 ministers from their posts in Olis cabinet.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Kartik Aaryan is 'Umbrella man'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Known for giving a sprinkle of quirk to humour in his captions, actor Kartik Aaryan struck again on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Resolutions against CAA, farm laws will be passed in TN Assembly: Stalin
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin, in his address to the Assembly said his government would pass resolutions against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the new Union farm laws during the Budget Session.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Allu Sirish starts short video fitness series
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Telugu actor Allu Sirish on Tuesday uploaded the first short video of his new fitness series called "Training Day". The actor says he wants to share his fitness regime with fans.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
EU opens anti-trust probe in Google's ad tech services
London, June 22 (IANS) The European Commission on Tuesday opened a formal antitrust investigation against Google to assess whether the search giant has violated EU competition rules by favouring its own online display advertising technology services.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cong raises demand to rename Gwalior after Laxmibai, Scindia hits back
Bhopal, June 22 (IANS) A fresh political storm is brewing between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress over the latter demanding renaming of the cities of Gwalior and Indore in Madhya Pradesh after the valiant freedom fighter Rani Laxmibai and Devi Ahilyabai, respectively.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Passenger creates ruckus at Airport over RT-PCR report
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A Mumbai-bound air passenger created a ruckus at Terminal-3 of Delhi's Indira Gandhi Airport (IGI) after he was barred from boarding the flight as he was not having mandatory RT-PCR report required for travelling.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
1 in 4 mobiles were purchased online in 2020, India leads
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) One in four mobile phones sold was purchased online as online sales accounted for about 26 per cent share of the global mobile phone market in 2020 which was driven by India, a new report showed on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cricket betting racket busted in Hyderabad; 5 held
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Cyberabad police have busted an online cricket betting racket with the arrest of five bookies and seizure of over Rs 20 lakh cash.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gujarat announces new EV policy with subsidies on vehicle purchase
Gandhinagar June 22 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday announced the Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021, with an aim to have over 2 lakh electric vehicles on the roads in the next four years.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
IRDAI allows home treatment as add-on cover in health insurance
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Indian insurance regulator IRDAI has allowed non-life insurers to offer "homecare/domiciliary treatment" or treatment at home as an add on cover afresh or to their existing policies.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Writers, accountants, engineers to work remotely by 2021 end: Report
New York, June 22 (IANS) About 51 per cent of all knowledge workers worldwide, defined as those who are involved in knowledge-intensive occupations, such as writers, accountants, or engineers, are likely to work remotely, a Gartner report said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
LS begins online language learning course for lawmakers
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) From Tuesday onward, Members of Parliament, State and Union Territory (UT) legislatures, officials and their families will be able to attend an online language learning course organised by Lok Sabha Secretariat at the Parliament House Complex.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nitish Kumar tried to politically kill my father: Chirag
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Amid political crisis in Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), Chirag Paswan, on Tuesday, put out a four-page letter in public domain, alleging that Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar killed Ram Vilas Paswan politically.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Devi Shetty panel for reopening K'taka schools, colleges in phased manner
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) A committee headed by cardiologist Devi Prasad Shetty, which submitted its interim report to Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurapa on Tuesday, has recommended reopening of schools and colleges in a staggered manner.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Raveena Tandon is off to a road trip
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon is overjoyed as she is going on a road trip with husband Anil Thadani. Raveena posted a video clip on Instagram on Tuesday, where she is seen sitting in a car besides her husband, who is driving.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Boards are independent': SC nod to CBSE, ICSE Class 12 assessment schemes
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the petitions challenging the CBSE and the CICSE's decision to cancel Class 12 board examinations and also approved the assessment schemes proposed by the boards to evaluate students.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pooja Bisht learnt horse riding thanks to new Sahid Mallya music video
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Pooja Bisht has opened up about her upcoming music video "Mein jawa kithe", sung by Shahid Mallya. She shared she learnt how to ride a horse during the shoot.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala HC stays Lakshadweep govt's 'controversial' orders
Kochi, June 22 (IANS) In a setback to the Lakshadweep administration, the Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed two controversial orders issued by the island administration.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Reforms by conviction and incentives amid Covid, says PM in blog post
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of financial crunch seen across the world amid Covid crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Indian states were able to borrow significantly more in 2020-21, and able to raise an extra Rs 1.06 lakh crores in 2020-21.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sherlyn Chopra, Karishma Tanna take Covid vaccine shots
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actors Karishma Tanna and Sherlyn Chopra took to social media on Tuesday to inform that they have taken the vaccine for Covid-19 prevention.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rakul Preet Singh: 'Work mode is happy mode'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh is back to work and calls it her happy mode. Rakul on Tuesday posted a video on her Instagram Story, where she is seen getting her hair and make-up done.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PCB, batting coach Younis Khan part ways ahead of crucial series
Lahore, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and national men's team batting coach Younis Khan on Tuesday "mutually" parted ways, seven months after the former batsman had accepted a two-year contract.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Samsung to 'reimagine smartwatches' at its MWC event on June 28
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Samsung's new Google-powered smartwatch might be getting a first look preview at its virtual presentation at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2021 on June 28, the media reported.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Adani Ports excluded by Norway's largest pension fund for biz links with Myanmar military
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd has been excluded from investment by Norway's largest pension fund, KLP and the KLP Funds with effect from June 2021.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jacqueline Fernandez: It's time to dance
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is in the mood to dance, going by her Tuesday post on Instagram.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Improvisation could still make WTC final exciting
Ageas Bowl (Southampton), June 22 (IANS) With less than two days of play possible in the rain-ravaged inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) final here, absorbing cricket, let alone a positive outcome, looks hard to achieve.
2021-06-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IS' India & global offshoots turn important post Iraq & Syria loss: Europol
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) After the loss of territorial control in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State's global affiliates like al-Hind Province in India, Khorasan Province in Afghanistan and others will become increasingly important in upholding the terror outfit's image, claims Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Milind Soman's post lockdown plan: Ladakh 'definitely one of the first places I go'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor-model-fitness enthusiast Milind Soman took to social media on Tuesday to express that he is missing one of his most favourite travel destinations, Ladakh, as he is unable to travel during the second wave of the Covidpandemic.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sachin Pilot opens poster war as 'turncoats' call meeting
Jaipur, June 22 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tussle between the camps of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, a new poster war has been triggered by the latter in the desert state.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Jannat Zubair celebrates 30m Insta followers with vax drive
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Jannat Zubair recently crossed the 30 million followers on Instagram. She celebrated the achievement by contributing to a free vaccination drive.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Uniform assessment policy for all Class 12 boards not possible: Centre
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that there cannot be any uniform assessment policy for all board examinations, which includes those of the CBSE, the ICSE and 32 state boards.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
RedHill's oral pill shows promise against Covid-related pneumonia
Tel Aviv, June 22 (IANS) Israel-based biopharmaceutical company RedHill Biopharma's new oral pill called Opaganib has been found effective in patients hospitalised with Covid-related pneumonia, results from a clinical trial has shown.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
WTC: India's win percentage in league, overseas wins count for nothing in a draw
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) The World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand has entered the fifth day without the first two innings getting completed. With just a reserve day to come on Wednesday, it looks likely the match, hampered by washout on two days and bad light on the other two days as well as rain delay at the start of the fifth day, will end in a draw leading to the trophy being shared.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sophia Bush: Fame was so hard to handle when I was young
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Actress Sophia Bush, who gained massive popularity for playing Brooke Davis in the show "One Tree Hill" said she found handling fame hard as a young person because she was expected to be perfect even though she was still growing up.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bihar: 3 blasts in 15 days, police suspect conspiracy in Darbhanga case
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Three blasts in different districts of Bihar in just a fortnight have put the state police on high alert. Though an investigation is going on in all these blasts, the police have unearthed a conspiracy angle in the bomb blast that took place at Darbhanga railway station.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
19-year-old beaten to death in Gurugram, 4 arrested
Gurugram, June 22 (IANS) Gurugram police have arrested four persons for allegedly thrashing a 19-year-old college student to death over his relationship with a girl, the police said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WTC final: Fifth day's play starts after rain delay
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) The fifth day's play of the World Test Championship final here at the Hampshire Bowl started after an hour-long delay due to rain. Pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah bowled the first over of the day. It was also the first over in over 40 hours as the entire fourth day's play was washed out.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Chandan Roy Sanyal mourns death of his pet cat TinTin
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Chandan Roy Sanyal took to social media on Tuesday to mourn the death of his pet cat TinTin, who succumbed to injuries after a fight. The actor expressed how deeply he is affected and urged netizens to love animals around them.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Soha Ali Khan gets Covid vaccine
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan on Tuesday informed that she has got herself vaccinated against Covid-19.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Denis Shapovalov pulls out of Olympics due to Covid fears
Tokyo, June 22 (IANS) World No. 14 men's tennis player, Denis Shapovalov of Canada, has pulled out of Tokyo Olympics citing "safety reasons" due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
8 oxygen plants being set up in 3 NE states with Japan, UNDP support
Shillong/Agartala, June 22 (IANS) Eight oxygen generation plants are being installed in the three northeast states -- Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura -- with the help of the Japanese government and UNDP, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
Carnatic exponent PB Ponnammal passes away
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Veteran carnatic exponent P.B.Ponnammal breathed her last at her house, here on Tuesday according to family sources. She was 96.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz
Smriti Irani slams Rahul, calls him 'Gyani Baba'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Mocking former Congress President Rahul Gandhi as 'Gyani Baba' (wise monk), Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday said he needs to introspect why his party-ruled states have failed poorly in the Covid management.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stalin urges CMs of 8 states, Puducherry to oppose Draft Indian Ports Bill 2021
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Tuesday urged his counterparts in eight coastal states and the Union Territory of Puducherry to object to the Draft Indian Ports Bill 2021 proposed by the central government.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Goa Shipyard to build 2 pollution control vessels for coast guard
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Defence Ministry inked a contract with Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for construction of two Pollution Control Vessels for Indian Coast Guard (ICG) for Rs 583 crore on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
3rd Covid wave unpredictability could impact tourism restart: Goa CM
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) The unpredictability of the third Covid wave may impact the Goa government's decision to restart tourism-related activities in the state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
S.Korea reports 261 more cases of Covid variants
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) South Korea reported 261 more cases of Covid-19 variants in the past week, bringing the total number of such infections to 2,225, health authorities said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Saras, vulture census completed in UP
Lucknow, June 22 (IANA) Uttar Pradesh has completed the census of Sarus cranes and vultures and the state will finally have scientific data available for the two species of birds.
2021-06-22
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Caste certificate cancellation: SC stays HC order in MP Navneet Kaur Rana's case
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a relief for Navneet Kaur Rana, first-time MP from Maharashtra's Amaravati, the Supreme Court has stayed a High Court order cancelling her Scheduled Caste certificate.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
No leave for field staff during Delhi monsoon: PWD
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In view of the upcoming monsoon season in the national capital, the Public Works Department (PWD) on Tuesday announced that field staff of road maintenance and electrical units won't be allowed to get leave as the preparation for keeping the city free of waterlogging is underway.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TRP scam: Goswami, others named in supplementary charge sheet
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The Editor-in-Chief of Republic TV Arnab Goswami, who is one of the accused in the alleged TRP scam unearthed last year, has been named in a massive 1,800-page supplementary charge sheet filed by the Mumbai Police, here on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
OnePlus will be sub-brand of OPPO: Report
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) As the global smartphone brand OnePlus recently revealed that it is merging with its sister company OPPO, a new leaked memo has disclosed that the former will become the latter's sub-brand.
2021-06-22
Category: International, China,Technology
K'taka court directs ex-PM Deve Gowda to pay Rs 2 cr damages to NICE
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) The Eighth City Civil and Sessions Court here has permanently restrained former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda from making any defamatory statements against the Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprises (NICE) project. It has also directed him to pay Rs 2 crore as damages to the company.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Average return of small cap funds in last 1 year stands around 100%
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) As small cap and midcap funds continue their outperformance amid the pandemic, an ICICI Securities report has said that the category average return of small cap funds have been around 100 per cent in the past one year.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Badal questioned over 2015 police firing incident
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to probe the 2015 Kotkapura police firing incident has questioned former five-time Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal at his residence in Chandigarh for three hours.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Akhara Parishad favours law to control population
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) The Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) has come out in support of the proposed population control laws.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Saw glimpse of Ravindra Jadeja in Conway: Wellington coach
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Devon Conway's Wellington coach, Glenn Pocknall, fells his ward has an "amazing ability to take out all distraction that could affect his skills" when he is at the crease, and that initially he saw a glimpse of India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja in the cricketer.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kylie Jenner feels closer to family now
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Reality TV personality and make-up mogul Kylie Jenner says she is a lot closer to her family now, after relying on her friends in the past.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NCLT approves Kalrock-Jalan resolution plan for Jet Airways
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) In a much-anticipated breakthrough in the Jet Airways resolution, the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the resolution of Kalrock-Jalan consortium for the bankrupt airline.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bumble shuts offices, gives 'burnt-out' staff a week's paid break
London, June 22 (IANS) Dating app Bumble has on Tuesday given its 700 staff worldwide a week's paid break to combat workplace stress, the media reported.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,IANS Life
Andhra to create international business hub in Vizag
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Industries and IT Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy on Tuesday said the government will create an international business hub in Visakhapatnam to attract best companies.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
'No plans to increase retirement age of Kerala govt employees'
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister K.N. Balagopal on Tuesday denied any plans to raise the retirement age of the state government employees.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Juhi Chawla wears T-shirt with slogan 'show me the data'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla took to social media on Tuesday to flaunt a T-shirt that reads: "Show me the data".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
1,594 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast last week
Tripoli, June 22 (IANS) At least 1,594 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast and returned to the country in the past one week, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
WTC final: Start of fifth day's play delayed
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) The start of the fifth day's play of the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand on Tuesday was delayed due to rain. The match, which will run into the reserve day on Wednesday, has lost two complete days to rain besides sizeable number of overs on the other two days due to bad light.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Alok Shukla's tenure as Minister (PMI), WTO extended for 6 months
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Central government has extended the tenure of senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer Alok Shukla for another six months or until his successor replaces him from his current posting as Minister (Customs), Permanent Mission of India (PMl) to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva under the Department of Commerce.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thalapathy Vijay's birthday: Friends, colleagues wish superstar
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Tamil superstar Vijay was flooded with birthday greetings from friends, fans and colleagues on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rahul Gandhi, Congress try to derail fight against Covid: BJP
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday said that whenever there is a turning point in the battle against the pandemic, Rahul Gandhi and Congress party try to derail this fight against the Covid. Patra was replying to the Rahul Gandhi's press conference earlier in the day.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
90% Hry cops get first dose of Covid vaccine
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Taking the lead in Covid vaccination, Haryana Police on Tuesday said 90 per cent of the force got vaccinated for the first dose and 65 per cent for the second dose.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Nikki Tamboli: Giving quality entertainment is what I believe in
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Nikki Tamboli is flooded with work. From music videos to stunt-based reality shows, the former "Bigg Boss 14" housemate has a lot on her plate. She says being consistent and giving quality entertainment is what Ive always believed in.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kangana: If you never loved animals like your own, you have some serious growing up to do
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut is an ardent animal lover and an environmentalist, going by her latest post on social media. The actress posted a picture petting a horse on Tuesday morning on Instagram stories. She tagged the horse as her "friend".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India's huge bauxite import bill needs to be diverted to develop local supply chains
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Indian Industrial Value Chain Collective (IIVCC), a group representing organizations involved in the industrial production and consumption supply chain activities across India on Tuesday released data on the loss resulting from import activities of bauxite, a raw material required to manufacture aluminum.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dead man found alive after 11 years
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) The Amritava Chowdhury case -- where a dead man in the Jnaneswari train accident turned out to be alive after 11 years -- has become murkier because the CBI sleuths after interrogating Chowdhury for nine hours came to know that the alleged man was missing for seven years. This has prompted the probe agency to go for Chowdhury's DNA and Ossification tests to confirm his identity.
2021-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society
Goa is over-prepared for 3rd Covid wave: CM
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that Goa was "over-prepared" to take on the third Covid wave, should it materialise.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Goa vax numbers high, thanks to high literacy rate: CM
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Goa's high literacy rate may have helped in the fast rate of vaccination in the state, chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday, adding that nearly 20,000 persons are being vaccinated in the state every day.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
US FDA approves drug developed by Indian-American's firm
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug manufactured by the Virginia-based Sarfez Pharmaceuticals, which is owned by Indian-American Salim Shah, a media report said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Renault Nissan to follow TN's uniform guidelines at shop floor
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered the following of the Uniform Guidelines for maintenance of social distance at Renault Nissan Automotive India Private Ltds factory near here as suggested by the state government.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
88 candidates facing criminal charges won TN Assembly polls: Report
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In the recently concluded Tamil Nadu State Assembly elections, 88 out of 144 winners facing criminal charges won the polls against their runner-up having clean background, reveals the analysis of Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Tamil Nadu Election Watch (TEW).
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Higher occupancy to drive recovery for pvt hospitals
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Higher occupancy due to a surge in Covid-19 treatments will help private hospitals bounce back with 15-17 per cent growth in revenue this fiscal, a shade above what they attained in the pre-pandemic year of fiscal 2020, Crisil said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Mudumalai expert panel to decide on tusker Rivaldo's release into forest
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) will constitute an expert committee comprising of NGOs, veterinarians, and officials to decide on when to release Tusker Rivaldo back into the forests.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tamil Nadu prepares for a possible third wave
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Even as fresh Covid-19 cases and active cases are showing a dip in Tamil Nadu, the state is preparing to counter the possibility of a third wave with experts differing whether the third wave will immediately succeed the second wave or will take some time.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Indian working women more worried about job availability: LinkedIn
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The second wave of Covid worsened 'shecession' as twice as many working women in India are worried about availability of jobs, time for job-seeking compared to working men, according to the LinkedIn Workforce Confidence Index report released on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Gujarat to urge HC to lower mask fine to Rs 500
Gandhinagar, June 22 (IANS) The Gujarat government has announced that it will urge the high court to allow reduction in fine for not wearing mask in public places, from the present Rs 1,000 to Rs 500. It was on the suggestion by the court last year, that the Gujarat government had raised the fine from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mi 11 Lite, Revolve Active watch launched in India
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) With an aim to expand its presence in the country, global smartphone brand Xiaomi on Tuesday launched a new smartphone -- Mi 11 Lite -- along with a new smartwatch -- Mi Watch Revolve Active -- for the Indian consumers.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
AIMIM invites applications for 2022 polls in UP
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has started inviting applications from candidates willing to contest the 2022 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Petrol bomb hurled at police station in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) A petrol bomb was hurled on Tuesday at an old city area police station in J&K's Srinagar district, which exploded without causing any damage.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
14 Taliban militants dead in Afghan airstrike
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) Fourteen Taliban militants were killed after the Afghan Air Force targeted a hideout of the terror group in Samangan province, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Punjab CM meets panel, Kharge says party united to fight polls
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday met the three-member Congress panel in Delhi amid escalating tension in the state unit with Navjot Singh Sidhu who has stepped up his attack against the chief minister.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
8 armed men arrested, 8 dead in Myanmar clashes
Nay Pyi Taw, June 22 (IANS) Eight armed men were arrested and eight others dead in Myanmar's Mandalay region on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by the military-run State Administration Council's Information Team.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics,Defence/Security
EU to lift sanctions against Burundi
Gitega, June 22 (IANS) The European Union (EU) had started the processes of lifting sanctions against Burundi that stops financial aid to the Burundian government, a top official said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Burundi,Politics
Building a Naya J&K
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Nearly two years after the revocation of J&K's special status, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is all set to chair the All Party Meeting of J&K leaders in New Delhi. Kashmir based politicians, who remained in power for many years and had opposed the Centre's decision to change J&K's status-quo, need to acknowledge the fact that the newly carved out J&K Union Territory has witnessed massive development on almost all the fronts after August 5, 2019 -- when J&K was bifurcated into two union territories and Article 370,temporary provision of the Indian Constitution, was done away with once for all.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid no excuse, SC directs local body polls in 9 TN districts
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) to conduct local body polls in nine districts, which were carved out of four existing ones, by September 15.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Manpreet named captain of men's hockey team for Olympics
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Midfielder Manpreet Singh was on Tuesday named captain of the 16-member Olympic-bound Indian men's hockey team, while experienced defenders, Birendra Lakra and Harmanpreet Singh, were named vice-captains.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
4th round of sero-survey begins in 3 Telangana districts
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) in association with the Telangana government began fourth round of community-based sero-surveillance in three districts on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rest and rotation policy behind England's loss to New Zealand: Cook
London, June 22 (IANS) Former England Test and ODI skipper Alastair Cook is disappointed with the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) rest and rotation policy and feels it's the main reason for the team's 0-1 loss to New Zealand in the two-Test series recently.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
26,425 grave violations against children in 2020: UN
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) A new UN report has revealed that there were at least 26,425 grave violations against children in 2020.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
'True freedom only when women can walk freely at night'
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Condemning the horrific rape which occurred on the banks of the Krishna river recently, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, on Tuesday, said true freedom is only achieved when women can walk freely at midnight.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
3 people killed in Colorado shooting
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Three people were killed in a shooting in the US state of Colorado, authorities said, adding that the suspect was killed by the police.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
NorthCap Univ inks global pact to embrace digital transformation, reshape higher education in India
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The NorthCap University (NCU), one of India's leading universities, has stepped into the global education arena by joining hands with Cintana Alliance and Arizona State University.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Filmmaker, social activist Pa Ranjith wants NEET scrapped
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Filmmaker and founder of Neelam Panpattu Maiyyam, Pa Ranjith has called upon the Tamil Nadu government not to consider National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and other allied medical courses in the state.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Nutraceutical market to grow at more than 35% CAGR to $ 18 Billion in next 5 years
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) As a consequence of the deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the nutraceuticals market is expected to see a growth of as much as 35 per cent Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), to $18 billion in 2025, from $4 billion now.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
France gets North Korea's women's TT team quota for Olympics
Paris, June 22 (IANS) France has accepted the team quota reallocation from North Korea to play in the women's team event at the Tokyo Olympic Games, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announced on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis,Other Sports
There are 356M mobile video viewers in India: Report
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) With video emerging as the most preferred form of content over the last few years, a new report on Tuesday revealed that there are 356 million mobile video viewers in India.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
5 people injured after tornado hits Chicago suburbs
Chicago, June 22 (IANS) At least five people were injured, one critically, when a tornado tore through Chicago's western suburbs, according to authorities in the US city.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
When it comes to skin care, handcream should be top priority
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) With most Skincare routines today, the focus is usually on the face while the hands are subjected to a secondary treatment or an afterthought. We must remember that each time we wash our hands, they lose moisture, become dry and dehydrated. In our current altered lifestyle, life without perpetual handwashing and sanitizing is unfathomable. Here's why investing in a good hand cream is the absolute need of the hour.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
PM to interact with participants of Toycathon-2021 on June 24
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with participants of Toycathon-2021 on June 24 via video conferencing -- an event aimed at boosting the Toy Industry in India to help it capture a wider share of the toy market.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Weaving rugs, and 'lives'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) Established in 2004, the Jaipur Rugs Foundation works with several ethnically diverse communities spread across 600 villages in five states that lie in some of the most impoverished regions of India.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Travel curbs to ease for fully vaccinated Canadians
Ottawa, June 22 (IANS) The Canadian government has announced that "fully vaccinated" citizens and permanent residents can enter the country without having to undergo quarantine starting from July 5.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Shipment of most engineering items rose in May: EEPC
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Led by industrial machinery, products of iron and steel and non-ferrous metal items, 30 out of total 33 engineering goods categories recorded impressive growth in exports during May, 2021 with demand from traditional markets remaining robust.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2 SC judges recuse from hearing Bengal cases
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Justice Aniruddha Bose on Tuesday recused from hearing appeals filed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and state Law Minister Moloy Ghatak about their role on the day of arrest of four TMC leaders by the CBI in the Narada sting tape case.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Noida shooting range to be named after 'Shooter Dadi'
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to name the shooting range in Noida after the international shooter Chandro Tomar, popularly known as 'Shooter Dadi'.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Sports
Tropical storm kills 14 people in Alabama
Washington, June 22 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed in the US state of Alabama after tropical storm Claudette made landfall with strong winds and heavy rains state Alabama.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Finnish oppn party Chair won't seek re-election
Helsinki, June 22 (IANS) Finland's opposition populist Finns Party Chairman, Jussi Halla-aho announced that he would not seek re-election in the August party convention, which means he will step down from the position.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Finland,Politics
San Francisco Public Library reopens more branches
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) The San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) will reopen additional neighbourhood branches for limited indoor and front door pick-up service, the city's Mayor London Breed announced.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Art/Culture/Books
All J&K Gupkar alliance leaders to attend PM's all party meet
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Mainstream political leaders who are part of the Peoples alliance for Gupkar declaration (PAGD), said on Tuesday that they will be attending the all party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Tamil actor Kalaiyarasan: Digital release is good, but want to watch films in theatre first
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Tamil actor Kalaiyarasan, who plays Deepam in the new Tamil digital release "Jagame Thandhiram", says while digital platforms come with multiple benefits, his first love will always be theatres.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ambedkar statue desecrated in UP's Ballia
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) A statue of Bhimrao Ambedkar was found damaged on Tuesday morning in Rampur Asli village here, leading to protests by locals.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kim Kardashian's 'sensuous' tennis match
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) No divorce blues here, as the KKUWK star turns up the heat on the courts. Kim Kardashian is known for her bold style statements, each time she posts a picture on social media, it becomes a sensation with millions of fans drooling over her.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
AstraZeneca vax linked to rare neurological disorder in India, England
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Eleven individuals who received the AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 vaccine have developed a rare neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome, clinicians in India and England have reported in two separate studies.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
How can men comfort PMSing women?
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) PMS is a very common condition that affects more than 90 per cent of menstruating women. It has a wide variety of symptoms for a couple of days before the menstrual cycle and makes a woman go through turmoil emotionally, physically as it also impacts behaviour. The signs and symptoms include mood swings, food cravings, fatigue, aggression and depression, etc.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Lalu Prasad Shaw's NFT-certified works go on display
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) An exhibition featuring artworks of Bengal-born artist, Lalu Prasad Shaw, certified using Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) is on view at Terrain.art till July 31. Conceptualised as the first edition of 'Masters', the show features a comprehensive selection of Shaw's works that hold a significant provenance.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
US sanctions Belarusian individuals, entities
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The US announced sanctions against Belarusian individuals and entities over alleged human rights abuse and the 23 May Ryanair flight diversion incident.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Drop criminal cases against academic topper, Cong urges Goa govt
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Goa Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat on Tuesday urged the state government to withdraw criminal cases filed against Puja Melekar, a third year BSc (TYBSC) student, who topped the Goa University in the final exams of Analytical Chemistry in the last academic year.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
No Regrets: Modern and Contemporary Art Online
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) To meet art lovers ever-growing appetite for quality works by emerging and established artists, Christie's 20th & 21st Century Art Department presents for the first time, an online-only auction dedicated to this collecting trend.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Four die while manufacturing illicit liquor in UP
Moradabad (UP), June 22 (IANS) Four persons were found dead on Tuesday after allegedly inhaling toxic gas while manufacturing illicit liquor in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Glucosamine 101
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) Glucosamine is found in the human body wherein it maintains the health of cartilage -- a rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints. The naturally occurring sugar comprises of key building block of joint tissue, tendons, ligaments and cartilage. An amino sugar, the chemical compound is also found in nature like the shells of shellfish. Commercially produced by the hydrolysis of shellfish exoskeletons or by fermenting grain such as corn and wheat, Glucosamine is available in different forms like glucosamine sulfate, glucosamine hydrochloride, and N-acetyl glucosamine. Dolly Kumar, Founder & Director at Cosmic Nutracos, parent company of Gaia, shares the benefits and how to consume glucosamine.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian Everester gives clarion call for renewable energy
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) When one finds Covid-19 has spread to the Earth's highest mountain, the need to look at sustainable living and promoting the use of clean, renewable sources of energy, becomes crucial. This is what 24-year-old, mountaineer and adventure seeker Harshvardhan Joshi, who successfully scaled Mt. Everest in his very first attempt this year, would like to focus on.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,IANS Life
Covid deaths 5-6 times higher, 3rd wave could be worse: Rahul
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Covid death numbers could be five to six times higher in India, but the focus should be on vaccination, as the second wave was bad, the third wave could be worse.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Meeting with Modi: Will the 'Gupkar Alliance' come on board?
New Delhi, June 22: The virtually defunct alliance of some Kashmir-based mainstream political parties, which has been deserted by two key constituents and has met only once in the last six months, would be deciding in Srinagar on Tuesday whether to attend or boycott the Prime Minister Narendra Modis scheduled meeting with the Jammu and Kashmir politicians on Thursday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Germany,National,Politics
Germany's governing conservative parties present election program
Berlin, June 22 (IANS) Germany's governing conservative parties, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU), have presented their joint program for the upcoming federal election in September.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Germany,Politics
UP cop held for raping woman complainant
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) A police constable in Bulandshahr district has been arrested and sent to jail for rape of a married woman.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Spain to pardon jailed Catalan separatist leaders
Barcelona, June 22 (IANS) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has confirmed that his government will on Tuesday pardon nine Catalan political leaders jailed for their roles in organising the region's independence referendum in October 2017.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Spain,Politics
iCloud users continue to be plagued by calendar spam
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Despite previous attempts to put the situation at rest, some iCloud users continue to experience spam calendar invitations, causing their calendars to be filled with random events.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Neeraj Kabi: 'Sherni' for me is an attitude
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Neeraj Kabi feels the word 'Sherni' (tigress) defines an attitude and should not therefore be seen as gender-specific.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'There must be a formula to pick WTC final winner in case of a draw'
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar is clearly not happy with the way things are panning out in the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand here after two dayswere lost to rain.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Israel's deep roots in Palestine
New Delhi, June 22: Palestine is actually the dream land of Judaism and the Jewish people. Its nucleus is the hill district of Judaea. Palestine became historically great because of the unique religious culture of the Jewish people.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
3rd Covid wave is in our hands, vaccine key solution: VK Paul
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) NITI Aayog member Dr V. K. Paul on Tuesday said thwarting the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic is in the hands of the people as "it can be stopped if Covid appropriate behaviour is followed, and majority of the people get vaccinated".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Producer Suresh Babu cheated by man promising Covid vax
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Leading Telugu filmmaker D. Suresh Babu has been cheated by a man, who collected Rs 1 lakh from him for promising to arrange Covid-19 vaccination for employees of his production house.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
World Bank urges educational reforms in Lebanon
Beirut, June 22 (IANS) In a new report, the World Bank has called on the Lebanese government to quickly reform the country's education sector and increase investment.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
China extends its soft-power by forcing Hollywood to fall in line
New Delhi, June 22: With John Cena, a wrestler turned actor apologising to the Chinese for calling Taiwan a 'country, the world has been reminded of the influence that China exerts on our pop culture, The Guardian recently reported.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Diplomacy,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Two migrant labourers die due to electric shock in B'luru
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Two young migrant labourers died on the spot due to electric shock in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the police said.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
9 European countries added to Cyprus' low risk category
Nicosia, June 22 (IANS) Cyprus' Health Ministry added nine countries in Europe to its low risk category for travel based on their coronavirus epidemiological situation.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Cyprus,Politics
BSF's Yoga on camels' back draws public ire on social media
Jaipur, June 22 (IANS) The BSF team in Rajasthan is facing flak for performing yoga asanas (postures) on the back of camels which were laid on floor with their foot tied with ropes.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Yogi orders NSA against accused in conversion racket
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered action under the Gangster Act and National Security Act (NSA) against those involved in the conversion of deaf and dumb and physically challenged children and youth.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
74% of Apple users want another name for iPhone 13: Report
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) AMany iPhone users want the upcoming iPhone model to be named 'iPhone 2021' instead of 'iPhone 13', a survey has revealed.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cong white paper on Covid not to finger point at govt: Rahul
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday released a white paper of the party on the Covid pandemic and said that the aim of the report is not to finger point at the government, but to help the nation prepare for the third wave.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Are you kidding me?: Fauci hits back
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Anthony Fauci, Americas top infectious disease expert, has responded strongly to growing right-wing criticism and conspiracy theories connected to the release of thousands of his emails under freedom of information laws, according to media reports.
2021-06-22
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine
Hanoi resumes in-store services of restaurants, salons
Hanoi, June 22 (IANS) The Vietnamese capital Hanoi has allowed local restaurants, cafes and hair salons to reopen in-store services from Tuesday, as the latest wave of Covid-19 pandemic in the city has subsided, according to a government circular.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
India posed for highest capex in a decade
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The stars are beginning to align with multiple drivers for an investment cycle to start taking shape in India, after a decade.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Vaccine availability will not be an issue, 20-22 Cr doses next month'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Asserting that India has the capacity to administer 1.25 crore Covid vaccine doses a day, the Centre on Tuesday made it clear that "there will not be any issue regarding vaccine supply" in the days ahead and that "around 20-22 crore doses will be administered next month".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
High retail investments in stock market may help finance India's infra needs
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Rising retail participation in the stock market can enable to create a larger resource pool for financing India's infrastructure requirements, according to an SBI Ecowrap report.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rakesh Tikait gives '3 T' formula to intensify farmers stir
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, who is one among those leading the protests on Delhi borders against three farm laws for the last seven months, has given 'Triple T' formula to intensify the agitaion.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stokes's return to give huge boost ahead of India series: Cook
London, June 22 (IANS) Former England Test and one-day captain Alastair Cook feels the return of all-rounder Ben Stokes from an injury would give the team a huge boost ahead of the five-match Test series against India in August-September this year.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ex-Jordanian Finance Minister pleads not guilty to sedition charges
Amman, June 22 (IANS) Bassem Awadallah, Jordan's former Finance Minister and royal court chief, as well as royal family member Sharif Hassan Ben Zeid have pled not guilty to sedition charges against the regime.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
Vax hesitancy high among women in rural Kashmir over fertility concerns
Pulwama (J&K), June 22 (IANS/ 101Reporters) India started its vaccination drive against Covid-19 almost six months back and consistently, a lot more men have been vaccinated as compared to women.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
US must lift all unjust sanctions: Raisi
Tehran, June 22 (IANS) Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi said that the US must lift "all unjust sanctions" on Tehran and abide by their commitments under the 2015 nuclear agreement.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
UP's KalaNamak Rice now available in Singapore on Flipkart
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) A consignment of 250 kg of 'Kala Namak' rice from Siddhartha Nagar was dispatched for Singapore for an export order, received on e-commerce platform Flipkart.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
Uncertainty continues over cabinet expansion in Puducherry
Puducherry, June 22 (IANS) Uncertainty in cabinet expansion in Puducherry continues even after BJP has submitted its list of two names for ministers in the NDA government led by AINRC chief, N. Rangasamy.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Fuel price hiked again, petrol nearing century mark across the country
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Fuel prices increased again across the country on Tuesday adding more misery for the common man already grappling with rising food prices amid shrinking income.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
'Meeting with UN delegation on Gaza completely negative'
Gaza, June 22 (IANS) Yehya Sinwar, leader of the Islamic Hamas movement, said that his meeting with a UN delegation over the Gaza Strip's humanitarian situation had been "completely negative".
2021-06-22
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Foundations announce $1B fund for renewables
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Efforts to accelerate global actions to ensure that all people have access to clean energy and electricity received a lift as The IKEA Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation have announced plans to launch a $1 billion fund to boost access to renewable energy in developing countries, and a consortium of organizations led by Kenya, Malawi and the Netherlands advanced a call to action for clean cooking.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Couldn't implement the plan we made for South Africa: Brathwaite
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), June 22 (IANS) West Indies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite conceded that his team was not able to implement the strategy it had planned before the two-match Test series against South Africa, which they lost by big margins here.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
Probe reveals govt, media's complicity in 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
Washington, June 22 (IANS) A recent investigation by the Washington Post has revealed that the truth and devastation of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre was intentionally covered up under the complicity of the local governments and media outlets.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Zambia announces funeral program for late Prez
Lusaka, June 22 (IANS) The Zambian government has announced the funeral program of the country's first President Kenneth Kaunda, who passed away on June 17, which will see processions being held in the country's 10 provinces.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Zambia,Politics
South African players aligned with new skipper's ideas: Boucher
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 22 (IANS) South African coach Mark Boucher attributed the success of his team during the two-match Test series against the West Indies here to players aligning with the thinking of skipper Dean Elgar.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
Iraq sentences senior IS leader to death
Baghdad, June 22 (IANS) The Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council has issued four death penalties and a life imprisonment against a senior Islamic State (IS) leader for involvement in various terror crimes in Salahudin province north of the capital Baghdad.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
KCR orders for early completion of Yadadri temple renovation
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has directed the officials to complete the renovation works of Yadadri temple in two-and-a-half months.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Cyberpunk 2077 returns to PlayStation Store
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) More than six months after it was removed, Cyberpunk 2077 has returned to Sony's PlayStation Store but with a big warning for PS4 owners.
2021-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Kerala: UDF leader seeks Covid commission, to go on hunger strike
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Senior Kerala political leader C.P. John on Tuesday said that he will go on a 24-hour hunger strike from Wednesday to demand the setting up of a Covid Disaster Management Commission.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Record run continues, Sensex crosses 53,000 mark
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Bull run continued on the Indian equity market on Tuesday with the BSE Sensex crossing the 53,000-mark for the first time.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
This malware prevents users from browsing pirated websites
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Cybersecurity researchers have found an interesting piece of malware that, instead of stealing passwords or to extort a computers owner for ransom, blocks infected users computers from being able to visit a large number of websites dedicated to software piracy. However, the malware appears murky.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
UK PM warns of 'rough winter' amid pressure on health system
London, June 22 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned of a "rough winter" as pressure on the National Health Service (NHS) could intensify due to possible new diseases amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Probe Microsoft like FB over anti-trust practices: Republican
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Big Tech is out to get conservatives and Microsoft should also face the same anti-trust scrutiny like in the case of Facebook, Rep Jim Jordan (R-OH) has said in a letter written to Microsoft President Brad Smith.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology,Politics
Ishita Dutta talks of her love for gardening
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Ishita Dutta says gardening has helped her stay busy during lockdown.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Facebook achieves net zero emissions, 100% renewable energy
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Facebook has said that it has met goals of reaching net zero emissions and 100 per cent renewable energy for its global operations.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
South Africa crush West Indies, win Test series 2-0
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 22 (IANS) Keshav Maharaj took a hat-trick as he bowled South Africa to a 158-run victory over the West Indies in the second Test, to make a clean sweep of the two-Test series at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
Iran demands guarantees from US on stability of n-deal
Tehran, June 22 (IANS) The Iranian government has demanded guarantees from the US on the stability of the 2015 nuclear agreement in order to revive it, a top official said here.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
J&K to become self-sufficient with surplus electric power in 4 years (KASHMIR PART- 5)
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Despite 100 per cent electrification, Jammu and Kashmir continues to battle for electric energy.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
New Israeli FM to embark on 1st UAE visit
Tel Aviv, June 22 (IANS) New Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid will travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from June 29-30, which will mark the first official visit by a senior Israeli official to the Gulf country, his office said in a statement.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
India logs 42K Covid cases 1,167 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India recorded 42,640 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest since March 23, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Aus to ramp up Covid vaccinations from July
Canberra, June 22 (IANS) Australia will ramp up the availability of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine after further limiting access to the AstraZeneca jab, a top official said here.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
After Black Fungus, Maha gets 21 cases of the dreaded Delta Plus variants
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Sounding fresh alarm bells, at least 21 cases of the dreaded Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 have been reported in Maharashtra, Health Minister Rakesh Tope has said.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Religious places to open during weekend lockdown in UP
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to allow places of worship to remain open even during the weekend curfew.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Man arrested for breaking dog's leg in UP's Sitapur
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) A man has been booked for cruelty to animals in Sitapur district, three days after a video of the man thrashing a dog went viral on the social media.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Centre-right party tops France's regional elections: Exit poll
Paris, June 22 (IANS) An exit poll has revealed that candidates of the centre-right party, "The Republicans", was leading in the first round of the French regional elections marked by a historic abstention.
2021-06-22
Category: International, France,Politics
TikTok 'Jumps' to let creators add mini apps to videos
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Short video-making app TikTok has announced a new feature called Jumps that will let creators embed mini apps to their videos. Jumps can be built by third-party providers after being approved by the Chinese company.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Fifth-seeded Ruud advances, to face Sandgren in second round
Mallorca, June 22 (IANS) Norway's world No. 15 Casper Ruud moved past the 71st ranked Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 7-6(4) to reach the second-round at the Mallorca Championships and record his first grass-court victory of the season.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Iceland,Sports,Tennis
5 held for collecting donations by creating fake temple website
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The cyber cell of the Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested five persons who had created a fake website in the name of the Ram Janmabhoomi Trust and duped innocents of crores of rupees.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5 people dead in Afghanistan roadside bombing
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) Five civilians were killed and four others wounded as a roadside bomb struck a vehicle in Ahmad Abad district of Afghanistan's Paktia province, an official said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Popular Malayalam lyricist Poovachal Khader succumbs to Covid
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Popular lyricist in Malayalam films Poovachal Khader became a victim to Covid-19 as he passed away at the state-run Medical College Hospital here, said family sources.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Southern Cinema
SL temporarily lifts nationwide travel restriction
Colombo, June 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have temporarily lifted a nationwide travel restriction which was imposed in May to allow the public to leave their homes for essential work.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Euro 2020: Belgium knock out Finland, Denmark move past Russia
Copenhagen, June 22 (IANS) Belgium broke down the resilient Finns 2-0 to progress into the last-16 with three wins in as many games, while Denmark swept through after securing a 4-1 win over Russia in Euro 2020 group stage.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Football
Sun Pharma settles patent dispute with US Celgene Corporation
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Pharma major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on Tuesday said it along with one of its subsidiaries have reached an agreement with Celgene Corporation (Celgene) to resolve a patent litigation.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Clubhouse working on private messaging feature: Report
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Invite-only audio meet app Clubhouse is apparently working on its own private messaging feature, at a time when companies like Facebook and Spotify are launching a copycat service to take on Clubhouse which has grown in popularity.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
LG unveils AI equipped digital X-ray detector
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) LG Electronics on Tuesday unveiled a digital X-ray detector (DXD) with artificial intelligence (AI) solutions as the South Korean tech giant eyes to expand its presence in the medical equipment field.
2021-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Gomez sends Argentina into Copa America quarterfinals
Brasilia, June 22 (IANS) Sevilla playmaker Alejandro Gomez struck a first-half goal as Argentina secured a berth in the Copa America quarterfinals with a 1-0 win over Paraguay here.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
HK to partially relax social distancing measures
Hong Kong, June 22 (IANS) Hong Kong will partially ease its social distancing measures to allow the further resumption of daily activities as the city has not registered new local Covid-19 cases over the past two weeks.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Man 'duped' into marrying transgender, files case against in-laws
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) A man has filed a case against his in-laws, accusing them of luring him into a marriage with a transgender, police said.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indonesia tightens micro restrictions
Jakarta, June 22 (IANS) The Indonesian government has decided to tightened the micro-scale restrictions and extended them from Tuesday onwards to July 5 amidst the an ongoing rsurgence of Covid-19 transmission, an official said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
K-pop band TXT: Our music embodies our stories as young people (IANS Special)
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) K-pop boy band Tomorrow X Together, popularly called TXT, are known as the "it boys". They are number five on the Billboard 200 chart, and among a handful of South Korean super bands that have taken K-Pop to global high, courtesy a unique mix of foot-tapping beats and synchronised choreography.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Modi's name enough to win UP polls'
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The newly appointed BJP state vice-president Arvind Kumar Sharma, has sent a letter to party state president Swatantra Dev Singh, saying that the name and patronage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi were enough for the BJP to win the coming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
S.African province's Covid 'trigger system' sounds 1st alarm
Johannesburg, June 22 (IANS) The first Covid "trigger warning" has been activated after a surge in the demand for healthcare services over the past 14 to 21 days in South Africa's Western Cape province, a high-profile official.
2021-06-22
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
UP vaccinates 7L people in a day
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Over seven lakh people were administered the Covid vaccines in a single day in Uttar Pradesh, exceeding the target of six lakhs.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India to share latest US vaccine allocations through COVAX
New York, June 22 (IANS) India will get a share of the 16 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccines that US President Joe Biden is earmarking for Asia in the latest donations to COVAX, the international outfit for jab distribution to developing countries, according to the White House.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Swedish PM ousted in no-confidence vote
Stockholm, June 22 (IANS) Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has been ousted in a no-confidence vote in Parliament, as a majority of lawmakers backed his departure.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 178.6mn
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 178.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.87 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Pandemic continues to pose risks to economic outlook'
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has said the Covid-19 pandemic continues to pose risks to the US economic outlook as the pace of vaccination has slowed.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Loki' director Kate Herron: For me it was a journey of self-discovery
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Director Kate Herron shared that the series 'Loki', for her, has been a journey of self-discovery as someone trying to find her place in the universe.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US ambassador to return to Moscow this week: State Department
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan will return to Moscow this week, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Monday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
US announces sharing plan for 55mn Covid vaccine doses
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The White House on Monday introduced plans to share 55 million Covid-19 vaccine doses with the rest of the world.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Africa's Covid cases pass 5.2 million
Addis Ababa, June 22 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 5,208,206 as of Monday noon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
UK reports another 10,633 coronavirus cases
London, June 22 (IANS) Britain has reported another 10,633 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,640,507, according to official figures released on Monday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
BJP begins preparations for Huzurabad by-election
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana has started its preparations for by-election to Huzurabad Assembly seat vacated recently by former minister Eatala Rajender.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana EAMCET to be held from Aug 4 to 10
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) The Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (TS EAMCET) 2021 will be held from August 4 to 10.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Women group to protest police 'inaction' in Jamnagar hospital sexual harassment
Gandhinagar, June 22 (IANS) A women activist forum, which demanded that a police complaint be filed by Monday midnight in the Jamnagar GG hospital sexual harassment incident, announced that it will stage protests against the police "inaction" from Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Euro 2020: The Netherlands, Austria enter last-16 stage
Amsterdam, June 21 (IANS) The Netherlands scored a convincing 3-0 win over North Macedonia to end their Group C campaign with an all-win record and enter the pre-quarterfinals of Euro 2020.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Mizoram minister announces prize for having most number of children
Aizawl, June 21 (IANS) A Mizoram minister has announced a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh to the parent who has the highest number of children in his Assembly constituency to encourage population growth among the demographically small Mizo communities.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Karnataka cabinet clears funding for Hassan greenfield airport project
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) The Karnataka cabinet on Monday cleared Rs 193.65 crore funding support to the greenfield domestic passenger airport project at Hassan.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'HC lost sight of fact..': Mamata moves SC in Narada sting case
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court will, on Tuesday, hear West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's appeal challenging the Calcutta High Court order refusing her and state Law Minister Moloy Ghatak to file affidavits on their role on May 17 when four Trinamool Congress leaders were arrested by the CBI in connection with the Narada sting tape case.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Maharaj's hat-trick drives Proteas ahead against WI
St Lucia, June 21 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj took a hat-trick to put South Africa on the cusp of victory on the fourth day of the second Test here on Monday. Maharaj removed Kieran Powell (51), Jason Holder and Joshua Da Silva off successive deliveries in the 37th over to achieve the feat.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Attacks on women increased in past two years: TDP
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) In the light of a horrific rape case at the Seethanagaram Ghat on the banks of Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo and former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu alleged on Monday that attacks on women have increased in the past two years in the state.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hyundai Motor buys US firm Boston Dynamics for $880 mn
Seoul, June 21 (IANS) Hyundai Motor Group said on Monday its three affiliates and its chief have acquired a controlling stake in US-based robotics firm Boston Dynamics for $880 million.
2021-06-21
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Gurugram sets record with over 1 lakh vaccinations
Gurugram, June 21 (IANS) Gurugram health officials said that they have administered corona vaccines to a record 1,04,178 people during the mega vaccination drive on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru sets single-day record by administering 1.68L vax jabs
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Bengaluru civic body -- the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) -- administered a record 1,68,958 vaccine doses in eight zones of the city on Monday, surpassing its own target of 1 lakh doses as part of the Accelerated Vaccination Campaign (AVC), officials said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Jagan rectifying Naidu's contractual jobs mistake: YSRCP
Amaravati, June 21 (IANS) Senior YSRCP leader and Rajya Sabha MP V. Vijayasai Reddy said on Monday that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is rectifying the mistake of contract jobs introduced by former Chief Minister and TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
TN govt to conduct refresher courses for children
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will conduct refresher courses for children to make up for learning losses during the pandemic period, Governor Banwarilal Purohit said during his policy address in the state Assembly on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
George Clooney, Mindy Kaling among co-founders of film school for underserved
Los Angeles, June 21 (IANS) George Clooney, Mindy Kaling, Don Cheadle, Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington are among several Hollywood personalities who will come together to co-found a film school for underserved communities next year.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
After 80 lakh vax jabs in a day, PM says 'Well done India!'
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the people of the country for a record single day vaccination drive on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
NCB Bengaluru zone sleuths make largest-ever ganja seizure
Bengaluru/Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) In major crackdown on the illegal ganja (marijuana) trade, the Narcotics Control Bureau's Bengaluru Zone personnel made their largest-ever seizure, recovering over 2,000 kg of the narcotic from a truck in Hyderabad, officials said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Toor qualifies for Olympics in shot put with Asian record throw
Patiala, June 21 (IANS) India's Tajinderpal Singh Toor, the reigning Asian Games champion in men's shot put, has qualified for Tokyo Olympic Games with an Asian record throw of 21.49m in the Indian Grand Prix IV here on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Athletics
'HC lost sight of facts': Mamata moves SC in Narada sting case
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court will, on Tuesday, hear an appeal filed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee challenging the Calcutta High Court order refusing filing of affidavits by her and state Law Minister Moloy Ghatak on their role on May 17 when four Trinamool Congress leaders were arrested by the CBI in connection with the Narada sting tape case.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Industry, govts and civil society must work as a coalition: Mukesh Ambani
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), Mukesh Ambani, said on Monday that the industry, governments and civil society will have to work as a coalition for the global economy.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
J&K reports 362 new cases, 1,224 recoveries
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Recoveries continued to stay ahead of new cases in J&K on Monday, as 1,224 persons were discharged from different hospitals after recovery while 362 new cases and 10 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Tanzanian held with 3 kg heroin at Hyderabad Airport
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) In the second major drug haul this month, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Monday seized three kg heroin from a Tanzanian national who landed at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WFI announces probables for World Cadet Wrestling C'ships
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has selected probables for World Cadet Wrestling Championships scheduled to be held in Budapest from July 19 to 25.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Seethanagaram Ghat rape heinous, culprits will be nabbed: Andhra DGP
Guntur, June 21 (IANS) Terming as "heinous" the recent rape of a woman, who was to get married soon, at Seethanagaram Ghat on the banks of Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur, state Director General of Police Gautam Sawang on Monday asserted that the culprits will be nabbed.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UN leaders emphasise yoga's role in helping world recover from pandemic
United Nations, June 21 (IANS) Yoga, which provided a 'lifeline' during the Covid-19 pandemic, can help the world recover from its ravages, leaders at the United Nations said on Monday on the occasion of the 7th International Day of Yoga.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Dutee powers India A to win with national record in Indian GP relay
Patiala, June 21 (IANS) Dutee Chand anchored India A women's 4x100m relay team to gold medal with a national record of 43.37 seconds in the one-day Indian Grand Prix IV here on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Athletics
Nagpur stunned as tailor kills five kin before hanging self
Nagpur, June 21 (IANS) In a gruesome incident, a 45-year-old tailor killed five members of his family before hanging himself at his home in Pachpauli area of Nagpur, police said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ICC red-faced after WTC final falls prey to inclement weather
Southampton, June 21 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) was left red-faced and under fire from former cricketers after the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) final fell prey to inclement weather with two of the first four days getting washed out and the other two days not seeing full days' play due to disruptions from bad light.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Covid patients, soldiers, CMs perform yoga across northeast
Guwahati/Agartala, June 21 (IANS) Covid patients, armed forces personnel, Chief Ministers, Governors and people from different walks of life participated in the events organised to mark the 7th International Yoga Day in different northeastern states on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ritviz plans to drop 21 songs before 2021 ends
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Electronica producer and indie artiste Ritviz on Monday announced an ambitious plan of releasing two collaborative albums with 21 songs by the year-end. The two albums will be released over 21 weeks between August and December 2021.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
World's first Green rating system for High Speed Rail launched
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The world's first exclusive Green rating system for High Speed Rail has been launched, with the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) undertaking its formulation in collaboration with the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL).
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Sisodia inspects new classrooms in Delhi govt schools
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said that the classrooms in under-construction school buildings would be designed keeping in mind the psyche of children.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
3 LeT terrorists killed in Sopore encounter identified (Ld)
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) The three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists killed in a fierce encounter with the police and security forces at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday have been identified, officials said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Dedicated cancer hospital to come up in Thane
Thane (Maharashtra), June 21 (IANS) Spelling relief for the citizens of the city and surroundings, the Thane Municipal Corporation will set up a state of the art dedicated cancer hospital, officials said here on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Centre issues fresh show cause notice to Alapan Bandyopadhyay
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Alapan Bandopadhyay, the former Chief Secretary of West Bengal who's presently the advisor to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, has landed in fresh trouble after the Centre on Monday initiated penalty proceedings against him for his alleged 'misconduct' and 'misbehaviour'.
2021-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Telangana's Warangal Urban district to be renamed Hanamkonda
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday announced that Warangal Urban district will be renamed Hanamkonda and Warangal Rural district Warangal.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Microsoft doubles down on addressing racial injustice by 2025
San Francisco, June 21 (IANS) Microsoft on Mondays said that it will double the number of Black and African American and Hispanic and Latinx people managers, senior individual contributors and senior leaders in the US by 2025, as the company focuses on strengthening inclusion.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Karnataka to relax Covid norms in six more districts
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Hours after relaxations on Covid curbs came into effect in 17 districts, Karnataka on Monday decided to lift restrictions in six more districts where it has allowed hotels, gyms, and public transport bus services to resume operations.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Class 12 exams of Assam, Tripura, Karnataka boards cancelled, SC told
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Assam, Tripura and Karnataka governments informed the Supreme Court on Monday that they have cancelled their Class 12 state board exams in view of the ongoing Covid-19 situation.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Washout in Southampton
Ageas Bowl (Southampton), June 21 (IANS) Four days have elapsed in the ICC World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand. In other words, 360 overs were allocated to be bowled during this period. However, because of the heavy downpour at the venue during the match so far, as many as 218.5 of those overs have been lost to the weather.
2021-06-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CCI okays Heineken's additional stake acquisition in United Breweries
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the additional equity stake acquisition in United Breweries by Heineken International B.V.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajasthan govt gears up for possible third wave of coronavirus
Jaipur, June 21 (IANS) Rajasthan is gearing up for a possible third wave of coronavirus and 200 ICU beds have been made ready for children in Jaipur's 800-bed JK Lone hospital while 600 beds can be converted into ICU facilities if required.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Zoya Hussain opens up on her IPS officer role in 'Grahan'
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actress Zoya Hussain says her character, IPS officer Amrita Singh, in the upcoming web series "Grahan", is strong and vulnerable at the same time.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SAT allows shareholder voting on PNB Housing's preferential issue
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) In a relief for PNB Housing Finance, the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has allowed voting by its shareholders on the proposed preferential issue worth Rs 4,000 crore to entities led by The Carlyle Group Inc.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Google to help journalists create their own startups
San Francisco, June 21 (IANS) Google on Monday said it is looking for its next group of aspiring journalism entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into real businesses.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Buttler rules himself out of remainder of IPL 2021
London, June 21 (IANS) England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has ruled himself out of the remainder of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 which is set to resume in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in mid-September.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Dhankhar reaches North Bengal on week-long visit, slams Bengal govt
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Amid demands of making North Bengal a separate state, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who reached the Bagdogra airport in Siliguri on Monday to kick-start his week-long visit to the region, once again took a dig at the Mamata Banerjee-led state government over the 'large scale violence' that took place in Bengal after the Assembly election results were declared on May 2.
2021-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Fire in Delhi shoe factory under control, 4-6 workers said to be missing (Ld)
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The fire which broke out at a shoe factory in West Delhi's Udyog Nagar earlier on Monday has been brought under control, said a fire official.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Minissha Lamba on 'Kutub Minar' getting honorary mention at Berlin Indie film fest
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actress Minissha Lamba returns to films after a while in the upcoming "Kutub Minar", and she is happy that the film got an Honorary Mention in the Best Feature Film category at The Berlin Indie Film Festival this year.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi vaccination in 16 months at Centre's vax supply rate: Sisodia
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said the Central government will be supplying only 15 lakh Covid vaccine doses to the national capital in July, and it will take around 16 more months to inoculate the city's entire population at this rate.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
The ultimate Test in the 'cradle of cricket'
Ageas Bowl (Southampton), June 21 (IANS) Ageas Bowl, the venue of the current ICC World Test Championship final being played between India and New Zealand, is the home of the Hampshire County Cricket Club.
2021-06-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India to have 257 crore vaccine doses by December: Nadda
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party national president J.P. Nadda has said that by December, India will have about 257 crore vaccine doses. The country is fully prepared to provide both doses of the vaccine to everyone, he said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
WTC final: Fourth day's play abandoned without a ball bowled
Southampton, June 21 (IANS) The fourth day's play of the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand here on Monday was abandoned without a ball bowled due to persistent rain. The umpires waited for about five hours before calling off the day.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Stricter e-commerce norms to come in, flash sales may be history
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The government plans to revise the e-commerce regulations in the country and bring about stricter norms, wherein the much talked-about flash sales may prohibited.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Airtel, Tata Group tie up to deploy 5G network solutions in India
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Bharti Airtel and the Tata Group on Monday announced a strategic partnership for implementing 5G networks solutions for India.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Injured Siwan blast accused arrested in hospital
Patna, June 21 (IANS) A day after a father-son duo was seriously injured in a bomb explosion in Siwan, the district police arrested the main accused Sagir Singh on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two children drown in a pit in Bihar
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Two children drowned to death after falling in a pit dug for the four-laning of a national highway in Patna district on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Actress Medha Shankar opens up on her role in 'Shaadisthan'
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actress Medha Shankar played a 17-year-old named Arshi in the recent OTT film "Shaadisthan", who is about to be married against her will by her conservative parents. Medha says she could "connect to Arshi's pain and angst".
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala's active Covid cases drop below 1 lakh, TPR below 10%
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) For the first time in two months, Kerala on Monday saw its active Covid cases drop below the one lakh mark, while the test positivity rate (TPR) fell below 10 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Unlock has begun but don't lower guard, warns Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) With the second round of unlock process commencing across Karnataka, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday appealed to people not to lower their guard and strictly adhere to the Covid safety protocols in order to defeat the dreaded virus still lurking out there.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru hospital treats septuagenarian with rare double cancer
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Doctors here have successfully treated a 74-year-old patient from Afghanistan diagnosed with stage II oesophagus cancer along with a tumour in the kidney. While cancers of the esophagus are not uncommon, double cancers such as synchronous oesophageal and kidney cancer have been rarely reported in medical history, said the doctors at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
AIADMK leadership hits out at DMK, calls Guv's address 'disappointing'
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Terming the first policy address of Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit as 'disappointing', former Chief Minister and leader of opposition in the Assembly, E. Palaniswami, said on Monday that the government is taking different positions before and after the elections.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Covid-19 can lead to cognitive, behavioural problems: Study
Rome, June 21 (IANS) Patients hospitalised for Covid-19 are likely to suffer from cognitive and behavioural problems for months after being discharged, according to a new study presented at the seventh Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) on Monday, asserting the need for a longer-term follow up.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Aishwarya Khare joins cast of 'Bhagya Lakshmi'
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Khare is all set to join the cast of the television show "Bhagya Lakshmi". She feels there is a strong connection with her character Lakshmi.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Govt notifies amendment in FSA Rules to curb ration leakages
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) An amendment in the Food Security (Assistance to State Government) Rules, 2015, has been notified in a move to improve transparency and curb leakages at ration shops at the time of weighing of foodgrains for beneficiaries and encourage ePoS linkage with electronic weighing machines, an official statement said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka aims to be Covid free by year-end: Health Minister
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) As part of the plan to make the state Covid free by December end, Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar said on Monday that the state government has launched a massive vaccination drive to inoculate anywhere between 5 and 7 lakh people on a single day.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Priya Bapat completes shooting for the web show 'Aani Kay Hava 3'
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actress Priya Bapat will soon be seen in the third season of Marathi web show "Aani Kay Hava". The actress has completed her portion for the show amidst strict precautions.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Football Delhi to launch gaming, esports programmes
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Football Delhi, the official governing body of the game, on Monday announced a partnership with Irony Inc., an esports company that specialises in developing community-first esports programmes.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
14 cops suspended for major lapse in Scindia's security
Gwalior, June 21 (IANS) Fourteen police personnel were suspended for a major lapse in the security of BJP Rajya Sabha MP and former union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia after his car kept running without a pilot vehicle for several kilometres.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Kiara Advani celebrates two years of 'Kabir Singh', calls June a special month
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The Shahid Kapoor-starrer musical blockbuster "Kabir Singh" was released on this day in 2019 and the film's female lead Kiara Advani took to social media on Monday to share an Instagram Story marking the occasion.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rahane bats with grit but fails to get big score again
Southampton, June 21 (IANS) Though India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has emerged as a strong contender for captaincy after leading India to wins in two out of three Tests in Australia a few months ago, his batting has become a cause of concern for the Indian team.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ED seizes Rs 40 cr assets of Pune bizman
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized assets worth Rs 40.34 crore belonging to businessman Avinash Bhosle and his family members under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) 1999, the agency said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'WHO M-Yoga' app aims to help spread yoga world over
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Termed as a 'great example' of the fusion of modern technology, the 'WHO M-Yoga' app launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the oaccasion of International Day of Yoga on Monday aims to help spread yoga around the world and contribute to the efforts of the 'One World, One Health' motto.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sharad Pawar to launch national Opposition unity efforts from Tuesday (2nd Ld)
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) In a major initiative, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar will, from Tuesday, kick-start opposition unity efforts ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, a top party official announced on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Goa Child Rights body flags media reportage of infant's kidnapping
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) The Goa State Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Monday flagged media coverage of a recent kidnapping of a one-month old baby, while directing the state government's Directorate for Information and Publicity to familiarise journalists with Delhi High Court's guidelines for media reporting on children.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala CM, Consul General meets breached protocol, says Customs
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) The Customs, which is probing the infamous gold smuggling case in Kerala, has alleged serious breach of protocols in meetings of the UAE Consul General and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
LS Speaker to meet presiding officers of legislative bodies
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker and Chairperson of All India Presiding Officers's Conference (AIPOC) Om Birla on Tuesday will chair a meeting with the presiding officers of legislative bodies in India.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
528 inmates of Mizoram orphanage test positive for Covid
Aizawl, June 21 (IANS) Triggering fresh concerns, as many as 528 inmates of an orphanage-cum-rehabilitation centre in Mizoram have tested positive for Covid-19, officials said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine
Sharad Pawar to start national opposition unity moves from Tuesday
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) In a major initiative, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar will kick off moves for opposition unity ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections from Tuesday, a top party official said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Pak plans global media outlet funded by China to counter West narrative
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Pakistan and China are collaborating to conduct an information war campaign globally -- with China providing finances and guidance -- through launching an international news media platform, intelligence agencies stated.
2021-06-21
Category: International, India,National,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Now NIOS diploma course in Yogic Science opening job avenues
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) On the occasion of International Day of Yoga, the central government introduced National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) Diploma course in Yogic Science to help those who pass out of the course to become a job provider rather than a job seeker.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Allu Arjun wishes mother on her birthday
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Telugu star Allu Arjun shared a birthday note for his mother Nirmala on Monday, along with a picture that shows her cutting a cake.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
German watchdog begins anti-trust probe against Apple
London, June 21 (IANS) Germanys competition watchdog on Monday opened a probe into alleged anti-competition practices by Apple, especially via its App Store policies.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
RPF SI in CBI custody for seeking bribe from tea stall owner
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A sub-inspector with the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has landed in CBI custody for seeking Rs 7,000 bribe from a tea stall owner in Madhya Pradesh for allowing him to install a tin shed at his shop.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Active caseload drops below 60K in Andhra, tally 18.5 lakh
Amaravati, June 21 (IANS) The number of active Covid cases dropped below the 60,000-mark in Andhra Pradesh to 58,140 on Monday, even as the state reported 2,620 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking its overall Covid tally past the 18.5 lakh-mark.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
JDU chief slams Chirag Paswan for his 'lion's son' and 'orphan' remarks
Patna, June 21 (IANS) After the split in the Lok Janshakti Party, the verbal war between Chirag Paswan and JDU national president RCP Singh has intensified.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
'Inside Edge' cast promises 'more cricket, more drama' in Season 3
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The cast and crew of the popular web series "Inside Edge" promise bigger thrills to fans, when the show returns with its third season later this year.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Yoga scientific, need not be linked to spiritualism: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that modern day yoga is a proven scientific activity and need not be linked to spiritualism or to any one religion.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Badshah's 'Paani paani' crosses 100mn views on YouTube
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The music video of rapper Badshah and singer Aastha Gill's latest track "Paani paani'', featuring Bollywood star Jacqueline Fernandez, has crossed a 100-million views on YouTube.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Goa courts to function on normal basis after Covid cases decline
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) The Goa government on Monday directed all courts, state government-appointed commissions and quasi-judicial authorities to start functioning on a "normal basis" in wake of the decline in Covid-19 cases in the state.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Inflammatory syndrome post-Covid rare but possible in adults
Toronto, June 21 (IANS) Multisystem inflammatory syndrome is rare but possible in adults who recover from Covid-19, say researchers. The condition has, so far, been detected only in children.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
MTC resumes bus services in Chennai, occupancy low
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) resumed operations of its bus services in Chennai on Monday after the government announced various relaxations amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Amarnath Yatra cancelled in wake of Covid-19 pandemic
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) The annual Amarnath Yatra would be symbolic only this year, in wake of the Covid pandemic, but all the traditional religious rituals will be performed at the cave shrine as per practice, the J&K government decided on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Restoration of statehood small issue before people of J&K: Soz
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Former union minister and senior congress leader Saifuddin Soz said on Monday that restoration of statehood for J&K won't yield any advantage to Centre.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Shekhar Kapur: Important not to impose your ambitions on children
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur took to social media on Monday to talk of how parents often tend to impose their unfulfilled desires and ambitions on children.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Spanish golfer Rahm captures US Open title
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Spanish golfer Jon Rahm won his first major title as he notched up a 4-under 67 for a total of 278 to win the US Open on Sunday.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
Yoga helps improve respiratory health, immunity post Covid: Experts
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Yoga has long been known as a holistic medium to achieve health and wellbeing. The Covid-19 pandemic has further put the spotlight on the myriad benefits of yoga.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
5 bike-borne miscreants in Greater Noida rob journalist at gunpoint
Noida, June 21 (IANS) Five miscreants in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida (West) district allegedly held the Editor-in-Chief of a well-known news channel at gunpoint and robbed him. The miscreants also threatened to shoot the journalist.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raja Kumari's new track 'The Rani Cypher' focuses on gender equality
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Indian-American rapper Raja Kumari released her latest track "The Rani Cypher" on Monday, to mark World Music Day.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bangladesh agrees to stage all 5 T20s vs Australia in Dhaka
Dhaka, June 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will stage all five T20 Internationals against Australia here in Dhaka after Cricket Australia (CA) demanded that its players would not prefer a second venue owing to the pandemic situation.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
WTC final: First session of Day 4 washed out (Ld)
Southampton, June 21 (IANS) The first session of the fourth day of the India-New Zealand World Test Championship final was washed out with no play possible due to rain as players took lunch here on Monday at the Hampshire Bowl.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Aanand L Rai marks eight years of 'Raanjhanaa' on day one of 'Raksha Bandhan'
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Aanand L Rai, who kickstarted the shoot of his film "Raksha Bandhan" with Akshay Kumar on Monday, says the date June 21 is special to him because this was the day his hit film "Raanjhanaa" had released in 2013.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rani Rampal named women's hockey captain for Olympics
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) on Monday named veteran striker Rani Rampal as the captain of the 16-member Indian women's hockey squad that will compete at the next month's Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Forest produce becoming means of livelihood in rural Jharkhand
Ranchi, June 21 (IANS) Jharkhand has more than 29 per cent forest cover with a variety of forest produce. Realising its immense potential, the state government has embarked on a policy of making the forest produce a source of livelihood for the rural population of the state.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
TN to focus on diversifying industrial base, re-energise old windmills: Guv
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will focus its industrial policy on diversification of its industrial base and an expert committee will be set up to suggest schemes for MSME revival, Governor Banwarilal Purohit said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Politics
CCMB lab releases guidelines for Covid testing in zoo animals
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) With Covid-19 cases reported in zoo animals in India last month, the Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES) of the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, has released guidelines for Covid-19 investigation in captive animals.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Environment/Wildlife
Armaan Malik's b'day note to mom: There will never be enough words to convey how grateful I am
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Armaan Malik on Monday posted birthday wishes for his mother Jyoti Malik on the occasion of her birthday. In an Instagram note, the singer shared new and throwback pictures with his mother, expressing love and gratitude.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Researchers discover extraocular light sensing system in flatworms
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) In what could be the light at the end of the proverbial tunnel, a research team from Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences at University of Hyderabad (UoH), has demonstrated that an eye-independent system (extraocular) lining the periphery of the worm's body allows even a headless flatworm to move like an intact worm with incredible coordination.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Hs PM-headed NDMA decided on compensation for Covid victims, asks SC
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central government, whether the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), which is headed by the Prime Minster, has taken any decision not pay Rs 4 lakh compensation to families of those who succumbed to Covid.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Akshay Kumar begins 'Raksha Bandhan' shoot
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Akshay Kumar on Monday announced commencement of his upcoming film "Raksha Bandhan". The film narrates a tale of brother-sister bond, and reunites Akshay with "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" co-star Bhumi Pednekar.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Companies expect better performance in 6-12 months: Survey
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) As states start to ease lockdown restrictions with declining number of daily Covid-19 cases, companies are hopeful of better performance in the next six to 12 months, according to a joint survey conducted by FICCI and Dhruva Advisors.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jamieson chills out on rainy day as Indian fans hurl abuses at him
Southampton, June 21 (IANS) New Zealand pace bowler Kyle Jamieson, who has been at the receiving end of hateful comments from Indian fans after his five-wicket haul that included the wicket of India skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday, chilled out in the players' area with a game of table tennis as rain delayed start of play on the fourth day.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Yoga originated in Nepal, not in India, claims PM Oli
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) As the world celebrates International Yoga Day on Monday, Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli claimed that yoga originated in his country, not India.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Nepal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Advisory committee to be set up in TN for major Hindu temples
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) The DMK government of Tamil Nadu has reiterated its commitment to promote transparency and accountability in temple management and has announced the constitution of a state-level advisory committee for all major Hindu temples. This is to enhance facilities for devotees, improve maintenance and advise on related issues.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Facebook rolls out Clubhouse-rival Live Audio Room
San Francisco, June 21 (IANS) Taking on Clubhouse and Spotify, Facebook on Monday rolled out Live Audio Rooms and podcasts on its platforms for public figures and select users in the US.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Amid infighting in Punjab Cong, CM to meet panel on Tuesday
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Amid escalated infighting in the Punjab Congress, chief minister Amarinder Singh has arrived in Delhi and is scheduled to meet the party panel on Tuesday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Monkey sneaked into Delhi Metro, remained in system for 3-4 minutes: DMRC
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Two days after a video clip went viral on social media showing a monkey travelling inside a Delhi Metro train on the Blue Line, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday said the simian sneaked into the train and remained in the system for 3-4 minutes.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
'The Business with Terror' probes ISI's role as terror sponsor
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A documentary follows a trail that leads to Pakistans Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), which seems to not only fight terror, but sponsor it as well, German broadcaster DW, which aired the documentary, said in a report.
2021-06-21
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Tokyo agrees to allow 10,000 local spectators at venues
Tokyo, June 21 (IANS) The Tokyo Olympic Games organising committee on Monday confirmed that up to 10,000 domestic fans would be allowed to attend events when the fortnight-long quadrennial showpiece commences on July 23.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Vietnam asserts rights over disputed Spratly islands through its lighthouses
New Delhi, June 21: Vietnam has asserted its sovereignty over the Spratly islands in a unique way. It is by showcasing its built heritage--lighthouses, which have been constructed over the past few decades to help sailors and fishermen navigate the seas.
2021-06-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pakistan's Qureshi warns Afghan President to stop pointing fingers at the ISI
New Delhi, June 21: Pakistani foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has warned the Afghan government not to point fingers at Islamabad's spy agency, the Inter-services intelligence agency (ISI), for funding and sheltering a resurgent Taliban, which appears to be planning a takeover of Kabul.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Laxman advises Rahane to curb his instinct to play pull shot
Southampton, June 21 (IANS) Former India cricketer VVS Laxman is not impressed with Ajinkya Rahane's obsession with the pull shot that led to the vice-captain being dismissed one short of a half-century on Day 3 of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand here.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sasikala is a burden on the AIADMK: Former minister
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Senior AIADMK leader and former minister, Natham R Viswanathan has said that the party's ex- interim general secretary V.K. Sasikala was a burden on the party.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Once confidant of Amarinder, ex-IPS officer joins AAP (Ld)
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Once 'confidant' of Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, a former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Kunwar Vijay Pratap, who was handling the sensitive probe into police firing after the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in 2015 when the Akali Dal-BJP government was at the helm, on Monday joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in presence of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Amarinder to meet Congress panel again on Tuesday
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Amid ongoing infighting in the Congress' Punjab unit, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has arrived in Delhi and is scheduled to meet the party panel set up resolve the factionalism issue again on Tuesday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Big B shares nostalgic image remembering father Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan was on a social media spree all of Monday. In different posts on Instagram and Twitter, he introduced fans to his furry co-star in an upcoming project, shared a thought on the benefits of yoga, commemorated World Music Day and, lastly so far, shared a throwback photograph bringing back memories of his father, Poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Centre begins Covid vax awareness campaign to allay fears
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) With increasing hesitancy among people towards Covid-19 vaccination in remote and rural areas of the country, the Central government on Monday started a campaign to make aware people and assuage rumours being spread about the ongoing vaccination exercise against the deadly pandemic.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
WTC final: Rains delay start of 4th day's play, gloomy forecast
Southampton, June 21 (IANS) Rains and wet ground conditions on Monday delayed the start of the fourth day's play in the India-New Zealand World Test Championship final here. More rains have been forecast for the day and chances of play resuming soon look unlikely at the Hampshire Bowl.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Delta strain predominated during second wave: PGI Chandigarh
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Delta (B.1.617.2) and Alpha variants (B.1.1.7) were found to be present in the second wave of coronavirus among 61 and 30 per cent, respectively, of the samples sent for whole genome sequencing, PGI Hospital Director Jagat Ram said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Mahoba first UP district to be corona free
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh has become the first district in the state to be completely Covid-free.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
US to China: Cooperate on Covid origin probes or face isolation
Washington, June 21 (IANS) China must cooperate with fresh probes into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic, else face "isolation in the international community", Jake Sullivan, the US national security adviser has said.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,National
Controversy over UP IPS officer's alleged tweet
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) A 2014 batch IPS officer, Gaurav Banswal, has landed in controversy after a tweet posted from his profile said that he has stayed on a non-cadre IPS post for one year.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Prominent Assam Cong MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi joins BJP
Guwahati, June 21 (IANS) In an important political development, four-time MLA and prominent Assam tea garden leader Rupjyoti Kurmi, who quit the Congress on Friday, joined the ruling BJP on Monday in presence of chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
'Pak encouraged Kashmir-centric terrorists to join Islamic State-Khorasan'
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The banned Kashmir-centric terror organisation, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was encouraged by Pakistan's spy agency ISI to join the Islamic State-Khorasan (IS-K) outfit, according to a book.
2021-06-21
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Stress and anxiety issues have multiplied in the age of Covid-19
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is finally beginning to wane in India. Recent studies, including one conducted at Columbia University, find the global prevalence of depression and anxiety has almost doubled since the beginning of the pandemic.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kunal Kemmu is vaccinated, ready to be back on set
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kemmu on Monday informed fans on social media that he is vaccinated against Covid and ready to resume work.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aus deputy PM defeated in leadership challenge
Canberra, June 21 (IANS) Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has been defeated by National Party member Barnaby Joyce in a leadership contest.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Australia,Politics
High jumper Shankar's last chance to qualify for Olympic Games
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Tejaswin Shankar, India's high jump national record holder, has dashed down from the USA to India with the sole aim of qualifying for the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games. He will get one last opportunity to do that at the National Inter-State Athletics Championships starting on Friday in Patiala. 
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
US envoy hopes N.Korea will accept dialogue offer
Seoul, June 21 (IANS) Sung Kim, the newly appointed US special envoy for North Korea, on Monday said that Washington hoped for a positive response from Pyongyang over its dialogue offer.
2021-06-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Pastels and Pop's karigars bring vision to life with S/S21 collection
New Delhi, June 21 (IANSlife) Bengaluru-based handcrafted jutti brand Pastels and Pop celebrates the karigars that infuse life into every pair of juttis, not just by its sewing and embroidery -- but by making us believe that happiness still lies ahead, even after these uncertain times.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sonia calls meet of party GS & In-charges on June 24
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has called meeting of party general secretaries and state in charges on June 24 (Thursday) to discuss issues related to organization and take stock of preparations of the poll bound states.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Optional exams for Class 12 to be held between Aug 15-Sep 15: CBSE to SC
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The CBSE on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the optional examinations for Class 12 students, unsatisfied with its assessment criteria, would be held between August 15 to September 15. The exams would be conducted if the environment is conducive in the backdrop of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Akshay Kumar teams up with Suniel Shetty's son Ahan for new project
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar is all set to star with Suniel Shetty's son Ahan Shetty in a new project by producer Sajid Nadiadwala.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Edtech startup Testbook preparing millions for top govt, pvt jobs (Ld)
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) With school and college education being offered remotely amid the pandemic in India, the next challenge is to prepare students for the government and private sector jobs from the confines of their homes, and edtech startup Testbook has built an e-learning platform which is now joined by more than 1.8 crore students to explore top-level openings.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine,Education
Samsung to unleash the power of 5G, bets big on 6G tech
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) As 5G begins to enrich customer experiences in several countries across industries, South Korean tech giant Samsung is all set to showcase its continued innovations around 5G and what lies ahead on the 6G cellular technology.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Afghan forces recapture 2 districts
Kabul, June 21 (IANS) Afghan security forces in an overnight counter-offensive ecaptured two districts in the northern Takhar province, an army spokesman said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pakistan's Covid deaths top 22K
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Thirty more people died of Covid-19 in Pakistan in the last 24 hours, raising the overall death toll to 22,007, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
T'gana fulfilling aspiration of Jayashankar: KCR
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to Telangana ideologue Prof. K. Jayashankar on his death anniversary on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Japanese firms, varsities begin on-site Covid vaccination
Tokyo, June 21 (IANS) Japanese companies and universities on Monday began on-site Covid-19 vaccination for people aged under 65, while seven prefectures including Tokyo shifted from a fully-fledged to a quasi-state of emergency.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Calcutta HC refuses to stay order on NHRC probing violence
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) The five-member bench of the Calcutta High Court refused to recall its June 18 order directing the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to constitute a committee for examining complaints filed by persons displaced during post-poll violence in West Bengal. The state had moved the court on Saturday seeking recall and stay of the High Court's Friday order.
2021-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Nagpur tailor kills 5 kin before committing suicide
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 21 (IANS) In a sensational development, a man working as a tailor, allegedly killed five members of his family before ending his own life, police said here on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ethiopia votes in general elections after delay
Addis Ababa, June 21 (IANS) Millions of Ethiopians went to the polls on Monday to vote in the country's sixth general elections to elect more than 9,000 parliamentary and regional council candidates.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Hyundai Motor buys US firm Boston Dynamics for $880 mn
Seoul, June 21 (IANS) Hyundai Motor Group said on Monday its three affiliates and its chief have acquired a controlling stake in US-based robotics firm Boston Dynamics for $880 million.
2021-06-21
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Namit Das: My father has been a strong influence on me when it comes to music
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actor Namit Das, who is the son of veteran ghazal singer Chandan Das, is a musician, too. He composed music for Mira Nair's "A Suitable Boy", has a band and has released an EP titled "Din Gaye". On World Music Day, Monday, Namit recalls how his interest in music developed primarily because of his father.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AAP's Punjab CM face will be from Sikh community, says Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday announced that the party will contest assembly elections on all seats in Punjab and a person from Sikh community would be the chief ministerial candidate, if the party comes to power.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC to Centre: Give details on compensation to Covid victims, reserves verdict on Rs 4L ex-gratia
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to provide details on compensation provided to people who have succumbed to Covid-19 by each state and what fund was being utilized.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Iran's Bushehr n-plant shuts over 'technical failure'
Tehran, June 21 (IANS) A "technical failure" led to the temporary shutdown of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said in a statement.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Facebook announces week-long music celebration in India
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Facebook on Monday announced a week-long celebration in form of virtual concerts and more for the music enthusiasts in India.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Get inspired from Saqib Saleem's Airbnb home experience
New Delhi, June 21 (IANSlife) If you missed spending father's day at home with your dad, well, better late then never. Get inspired from actor Saqib Saleem who enjoys going on a road-trip adventure with his dad, to sit back, relax, and live in the moment.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pawar calls meet of Oppn leaders on Tuesday, meets PK today
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister's meeting on Jammu and Kashmir, opposition leaders in Delhi are scheduled to hold a meet at Sharad Pawar's residence on Tuesday at 4 p.m.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UN concerned over missing Yemeni child refugee in Libya
United Nations, June 21 (IANS) UN agencies have expressed concern over the disappearance of a Yemeni child refugee in Libya.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sonu Sood roped in as new face of Ayurvedic brand
New Delhi, June 21 (IANSlife) Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Krishna's Herbal & Ayurveda that offers ayurvedic and herbal healthcare products, made with natural ingredients and sourced directly from select farms across the country.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Four new Andhra Pradesh MLCs sworn in
Amaravati, June 21 (IANS) Four new members of the Andhra Pradesh legislative council, R. V. Ramesh Yadav, K. Moshen Raju, Thota Trimurthulu and Lella Appi Reddy were sworn in on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Khloe Kardashian: I've had one nose job
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) American reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has opened up about going under the knife, saying that she has had a nose job once.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Armenia's ruling party leads in parliamentary polls
Yerevan, June 21 (IANS) Early results from the Armenian Central Election Commission on Monday revealed that the ruling Civil Contract party led by caretaker Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan took the lead with 53.92 per cent of the votes cast in the parliamentary polls.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Armenia,Politics
J&K cop injured in accidental firing
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) A local policeman was injured on Monday when his service rifle went off accidentally in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Coastal road linking western, eastern Libya reopens
Tripoli, June 21 (IANS) Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has announced the reopening of a coastal road that links western and eastern parts of the country after two years of closure.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Covid infections in US will surge if vax rates lag: Ex-FDA chief
Washington, June 21 (IANS) The Delta variant, which currently accounts for at least 10 per cent of all the confirmed coronavirus cases in the US, could spur a surge of infections in the country during fall, if 75 per cent of the country's eligible population is not vaccinated, former Food and Drug Administration chief Scott Gottlieb said.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Increased competition, lack of bidding may create stress in road sector
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Increased competition in road sector and subsequent aggressive bidding has the potential to build-up of stress on working capital cycle resulting in projects getting delayed or stuck, a report on the sector has showed.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
How to wear a crop top in 6 different styles
New Delhi, June 21 (IANSlife) Crop tops are the trendsetters for the season because of their snug and voguish styles ruling the fashion market today. Women can try out this apparel in all styles for redefined comfort and style. Shivam Soni, CEO & Founder of Beyoung Folks Private Limited, suggests some ideas for rocking crop tops:
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Kim Jong-un's remarks interesting signal, says US NSA
Washington, June 21 (IANS) US National Security Adviser (NSA) Jake Sullivan said that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's remarks that Pyongyang should be ready for a dialogue, as well as a confrontation with Washington, were an "interesting signal".
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Coping with secondary infertility in males
New Delhi, June 21 (IANSlife) We have heard of terms like infertility or fertility related problems. But do you know secondary infertility also exists?
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Brain-dead TN man gives new lease of life to 2
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) A brain-dead young male aged 27 saved two patients at the MGM Healthcare here with his organs.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
China's Guangdong reports new local Covid case
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) China's Guangdong province reported one new locally-transmitted confirmed Covid-19 case, the National Health Commission said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Maruti Suzuki to hike prices in next quarter
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki will raise prices of its vehicles during the July-September quarter due to high input costs.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Chile's Constitutional Convention to hold 1st session
Santiago, June 21 (IANS) The Constitutional Convention responsible for drafting a new Chilean Constitution will hold its first session on July 4, President Sebastian Pinera announced.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
9 kids, 1 adult killed in US road accident
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Nine children and one adult were killed in a road accident in the US state of Alabama, authorities said.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Zee Entertainment says no merger with Viacom 18
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Zee Entertainment has clarified that there is no transaction with Viacom 18 being undertaken.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US downplays impact of Iranian Prez-elect on n-deal
Washington, June 21 (IANS) US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has downplayed the impact of Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Tehran's decision over the 2015 nuclear deal.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Unlocking K'taka sees resumption of hotel services, buses after 55 days
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) As the Covid induced lockdown norms in 17 districts of Karnataka eased partially after a gap of nearly 55 days, restaurants, hotels, gyms, clubs and public transport buses and metro resumed their operations on Monday adhering to Covid safety norms of maintaining 50 per cent occupancy.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Collector draws ire for touching Telangana CM's feet
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Siddipet district collector's act of touching Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's feet at an official event triggered a row with the official drawing the public ire and criticism from the opposition.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics