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Russia sells more gold than gas for the first time in 30 years
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) For the first time in nearly three decades, Russia exported more gold than gas in the second quarter of 2020.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Business/Economy
Security flaw found in Windows DNS, Microsoft releases patch
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Microsoft has released a patch after researchers from cybersecurity firm Check Point identified a critical security flaw in Windows DNS, the implementation of domain name system (DNS) services provided by Microsoft in Windows operating systems.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Pakistan can beat England if they play sensibly, says Ramiz Raja
Lahore, July 15 (IANS) Former captain Ramiz Raja believes Pakistan will feel confident of their chances in England after watching West Indies get the better of the hosts in the first Test of the ongoing three-match series in Southampton.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Digvijaya slams Scindia for joining 'enemies' (Ld correcting headline)
Shivpuri, July 15 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on erstwhile party colleague Jyotiraditya Scindia for joining hands with the BJP which he dubbed as 'enemies'.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Digvijay slams Scindia for joining 'enemies'
Shivpuri, July 15 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on erstwhile party colleague Jyotiraditya Scindia for joining hands with the BJP which he dubbed as 'enemies.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Universal testing may help reduce Covid-19 infection: JHU study
New York, July 15 (IANS) Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) have stressed that universal testing may help reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes Covid-19.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Bihar BJP chief tests corona positive; wife, mother infected too
Patna, July 15 (IANS) BJP Bihar unit President Dr Sanjay Jaiswal has tested positive for coronavirus, apart from his wife and mother, a family member said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha reports 618 Covid cases, 3 deaths
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Odisha registered a huge spike in the number Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours with 618 new infectees taking the states tally to 14,898, the health department said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Children under 12 stuck in India, unable to fly alone to UAE
Dubai, July 15 (IANS) The UAE-based parents of children under 12, who are stranded in India, are in a tight spot as several airlines have refused to let unaccompanied minors fly back home and are now appealing for excemption from the rule in these trying times, a media report said.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Believe I can compete at the biggest of stages, says Bichu Devi
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bichu Devi Kharibam, who has spent a considerable amount of time at senior national camps since November last year, has expressed that she has been fortunate to learn key aspects of the game from senior players - Savita and Rajani Etimarpu.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Sanjay Dutt's alma mater restrained from receiving fees
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has restrained the prestigious Lawrence School at Sanawar in Kasauli hills, which boasts of alumni like Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, from receiving additional fees for holding virtual classes owing to the pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Bollywood
Samsung launches 2020 line-up of 'Sound Devices' in India
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung on Wednesday launched a fresh line-up of 2020 Sound Devices in India with party speakers, Sound Tower and premium Soundbars with Atmos technology.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Maruti Suzuki to recall 134,885 units of WagonR, Baleno
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India will recall a total of 134,885 vehicles of hatchback WagonR and sedan Baleno for a possible fuel pump issue.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pant refers to Dhoni as his favourite batting partner
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India wicket-keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has referred to veteran stumper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as his favourite batting partner. Pant accepted that they don't get a chance to bat together too often, but whenever he does, he tries to make the most of it.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sensex up 650 points, RIL hits new high ahead of AGM
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices surged on Wednesday with the BSE Sensex gaining over 650 points.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Global policy in tatters, India losing respect everywhere: Rahul
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a pot shot at Narendra Modi government saying its foreign policy is in tatters and India is losing power and respect everywhere.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
COVID-19: Gambhir-backed FYI Health launches 'FYI Health Post'
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Backed by former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir, FYI Health -- a community health technologies venture -- on Wednesday announced the launch of its 'Made in India FYI Health Post.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Armies of India, China discuss de-escalation on Ladakh border
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Military delegates of India and China held deliberations stretching for nearly 15 hours on the disengagement and de-escalation of troops and materials on their borders in eastern Ladakh, during which the Indian side asked PLA troops to completely withdraw from Pangong Lake and Depsang area.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Seven killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 15 (IANS) Two Afghan soldiers and five Taliban militants were killed, while 11 people from the two sides were wounded during pre-dawn clashes in northern Kunduz province, a local official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security
Jason Holder: No. 1 all-rounder, no.2 bowler in Tests
Dubai, July 15 (IANS) West Indies skipper Jason Holder and England's Ben Stokes have made career-high gains in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings, following the conclusion of the first Test at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Now Muslim leaders slam Oli's Ayodhya statement
Lucknow, July 15 (IANS) After Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's statement on 'real' Ayodhya being in Nepal, drew flak from Hindu saints and related outfits, it is now the Muslims leaders who have spoken out against the statement.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Chris Pratt on what he loves and hates about his superhero gear as Star-Lord
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actor Chris Pratt, who played Star-Lord in superhero films like "Avengers: Infinity War", says he loved the long jacket that his character wore.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Tackling eye infections in children during monsoon
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) During the rainy season we take precautions like avoiding street food or getting soaked in rains. But most of us forget to protect our eyes from the onslaught of rains. Monsoon brings with it high levels of humidity which is the primary reason for many eye infections.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Celebrity make up artist shares free digital makeover
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) The beauty industry has taken over the digital world and especially beauty filters have created a buzz during the lockdown as people spend more time on screen time.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Made in India goes tech
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) The Covid-19 situation and lock-down have challenged us in many ways, affecting lives and livelihoods. The importance during Unlock II has been to revive the economy and focus on Make in India and homegrown.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pilot, Scindia careerist netas, not tied to ideology: Hariprasad
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With Jyotiraditya Scindia parting ways with the Congress and Sachin Pilot ousted as Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and PCC chief, senior Congress leader BK Hariprasad has lashed out at them and dubbed them "careerist politicians who had nothing to do with ideology".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CABI boss requests BCCI chief to keep promise, help blind cricketers
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Having plunged into new depths of uncertainty in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) is expecting the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to walk the talk and help Indian blind cricketers, some of whom are without jobs.
2020-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Keeping up with the new normal
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) Brands across the world are innovating and reinventing themselves to not only cater to the new normal but also figure out new revenue streams in the tough economic scenario created by the pandemic. Which is you're seeing a surge in the variety masks available; everyone from top designers to fast fashion brands want to capitalise on the demand.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Microsoft adds Google Calendar to Outlook web
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Microsoft has updated Outlook web with an ability to integrate users personal Outlook.com or Google Calendar accounts to an Outlook work account for a better view of availability while scheduling work appointments.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
It's important to sometimes not do anything: Radhika Apte
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Radhika Apte feels "it's important to sometimes not do anything and take a break".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid-19: Buying real estate is no exception
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) Covid-19 has impacted both buyers and sellers in the real estate market. A recent survey conducted by real-estate portal, 99ares.com, reveals hard facts that everyone who is looking to either invest in a home or a property should be acquainted with.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Private Journeys' new trend in travel
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) Private trips are an emerging trend, which allows families and friends to enjoy and explore a destination in privacy and safety in a COVID era. Keeping this in mind, Thomas Cook (India) and SOTC Travel announced the launch of a new initiative, Private Journeys, which are chauffeured van tours designed for smaller groups of people.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The Sneaker Edit
New Delhi, July 15 (IANSlife) The Athleisure trend isn't going away in a hurry, especially with home sheltering and work from home being the new normal, there's no need to fuss and get into that tight suit or painfully high heels.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Arms licences of Mukhtar Ansari's men suspended
Varanasi, July 15 (IANS) Five arms licences of the relatives and henchmen of jailed mafia don and MLA Mukhtar Ansari have been suspended and the arms have been deposited in police stations of Ghazipur district.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google partners Rock Band, Until Dawn developers for Stadia gaming
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Google has teamed up with Rock Band developer Harmonix and Until Dawn studio Supermassive Games to bring exclusive games to Stadia Cloud streaming service in the near future.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Mashrafe Mortaza recovers from COVID-19, wife still positive
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) Bangladesh all-rounder Mashrafe Mortaza has revealed that he has recovered from COVID-19 after treatment at home for the coronavirus since June.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
All Rajasthan PCC panels, cells dissolved; notice to Pilot, others
Jaipur, July 15 (IANS) A day after the Congress cracked the whip and ousted Rajasthan PCC chief Sachin Pilot, the party on Wednesday dissolved all working committees, departments and cells of the PCC with immediate effect to pave the way for their reconstitution.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Results show Moderna COVID-19 vaccine safe
New York, July 15 (IANS) US-based pharmaceutical major Moderna's experimental vaccine, mRNA-1273, designed to protect against Covid-19 virus, was generally well tolerated and prompted neutralising antibody activity in healthy adults, say researchers.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Lockdown in Agra helps, stability seen in Covid-19 cases
Agra July 15 (IANS) The collective efforts of the state health apparatus and private medical facilities, plus the sustained campaign by dozens of voluntary groups in Agra, have helped stabilise the average number of fresh cases to around 12 a day.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
6 held for attacking police team in UP
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) Six people have been arrested for attacking a team of Crime Branch policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district. The ruckus allegedly helped a criminal to escape.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gold smuggling case: IAS officer quizzed for 9 hours by Customs
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's former Secretary and IAS officer M. Sivasankar was grilled for 9 hours by the Customs in the gold smuggling case.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ragini Prajwal on debut film: The most excited person is my father-in-law
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Debutante actress Ragini Prajwal plays the female protagonist in the upcoming Kannada film "Law", and she is excited and nervous at the same time. The film releases digitally this weekend, skipping theatrical release due to the global Covid pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Punjab Cabinet to undergo Covid tests after minister turns positive
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) After a Punjab Cabinet Minister was diagnosed with coronavirus and hospitalised, the entire cabinet led by Amarinder Singh is likely to undergo Covid tests as a precaution, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Data of 142mn MGM hotel guests selling on Dark Web for Rs 2 lakh
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Touted as one of the biggest data breaches, hackers are now selling personal details of over 142 million guests, who stayed at the MGM Resorts hotels in Las Vegas, on the Dark Web for just $2,900 (nearly Rs 2.18 lakh).
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
India records highest single-day spike of 29,429 cases
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India recorded the highest single-day spike of 29,429 coronavirus cases and 582 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 9,36,181 cases with a death total of 24,309, the Health Ministry's data stated on Wednesday.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Former MLA's thatched-roof house collapses but he is not complaining
Gorakhpur (UP), July 15 (IANS) They don't make men like him anymore. Haridwar Pandey, a former UP legislator from 1980 to 1985, does not have luxury cars, expensive mobile phones or even a well-built house.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Eng set to postpone September's white-ball tour of India to 2021: report
London, July 15 (IANS) England are set to postpone their white-ball tour of India, currently scheduled to take place in September, to next year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
AMU girl receives threat of being forced to wear 'brass hijab'
Aligarh, July 15 (IANS) A student of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has lodged a complaint with the police against a fellow student who allegedly threatened her on social media that she would be forced to wear a 'brass hijab' once the varsity reopens after the lockdown.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Markets open on a positive note Wednesday morning
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rajkummar Rao to star in Hindi remake of Telugu thriller 'HIT'
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao is all set to star in the Hindi remake of Telugu superhit cop thriller "HIT".
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kanpur kidnapping: Police botches up rescue op
Kanpur, July 15 (IANS) The Kanpur police has landed in a major controversy after it asked the family of a kidnapped man to pay the ransom money to the kidnappers.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google introduces new games, titles for Play Pass users
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Google has introduced new features in its Play Pass which connects users to hundreds of apps and games without ads and in-app purchases.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New Covid cases below 40 for 2nd day; imported still on high plateau
Seoul, July 15 (IANS) South Korea's COVID-19 cases stayed below 40 for the second day in a row on Wednesday, but imported cases continued to rise, hampering the country's efforts to contain the virus.
2020-07-15
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Facebook takes on YouTube, set to launch licensed music videos
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) In an ambitious bid to take on Google-owned YouTube, Facebook is readying itself to launch officially-licensed music videos for artists on its platform in the US next month.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,National,Technology
BBL 10 to begin from Dec 3, to feature more matches in prime time slot
Sydney, July 15 (IANS) The 10th edition of the Big Bash League (BBL) will see 48 out of 56 regular season matches broadcast in prime time, eleven more than last season, with a further four twilight matches, Cricket Australia has announced.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Biden plan to reduce waiting time faced by Indians for work-based green cards
New York, July 15 (IANS) Former US Vice President Joe Biden, who is to be the Democratic Party candidate for president, has announced an immigration agenda that will end the country-wise green card caps for employment visas so that wait times stretching to decades for Indians can be reduced if he is elected.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National
Policemen rescue pigeon caught in kite string
Bareilly (UP), July 15 (IANS) A pigeon caught in a kite string at about 60 feet above the ground, was rescued by Bareilly police in Izzatnagar area.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
VHP, Bajran Dal men booked for protest inside police station
Aligarh (UP), July 15 (IANS) The Aligarh police, on Tuesday, booked 116 activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Bajrang Dal for allegedly staging an illegal protest and chanting 'Hanuman Chalisa' inside the police station, while demanding the arrest of BSP councillor, Saddam Hussein, for his controversial Facebook post on the Mahakaal temple in Ujjain.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mamata calls cabinet meet to review Covid-19 crisis
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold a meeting with her cabinet colleagues on Wednesday to review the state-wide Covid-19 situation. The meeting is scheduled to be held at the state secretariat Nabanno at around 3 p.m.
2020-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Global COVID-19 cases top 13.2 million : Johns Hopkins
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to more than 13.2 million, while the deaths have soared to over 577,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Negotiating the blurred line where the marginalized meets mainstream
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Even as her latest novel 'Destination Wedding' and debut work 'The Windfall' are in development for screen rights, author Diksha Basu, work who prefers working from from character up and then living and breathing with them to find the story and the setting says that her new book 'Destination Wedding' (Bloomsbury Publishing) was a way of reliving her own big Indian wedding. "The bride and groom rarely get to enjoy their own wedding, but I loved seeing my friends from all over the world and different phases and places of my life coming together and meeting and becoming friends."
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pasalic's hat-trick helps Atalanta thrash Brescia in Serie A
Rome, July 15 (IANS) Atalanta continued to showcase their attacking power as Mario Pasalic's hat-trick inspired them to a 6-2 home victory over relegation-threatened Brescia in the ongoing Serie A competition.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
COVID-19: Argentina outlines protocols for football restart
Buenos Aires, July 15 (IANS) The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) has presented new sanitary protocols to the government as it seeks to end a four-month COVID-19 shutdown.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Microsoft, Citrix partner to build future digital workplaces
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Microsoft and desktop virtualisation leader Citrix have signed a multi-year agreement to reimagine the new, flexible workplace and help drive business continuity and growth in the Covid-19 pandemic times.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Turkish, US presidents discuss Libya, economic ties over phone
Ankara, July 15 (IANS) Turkish and US presidents held talks over the phone about the developments in Libya and bilateral economic ties, Turkey's Communications Directorate said.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
WhatsApp suffers brief outage in India, up now
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) WhatsApp went down for a brief period on Wednesday morning as users in India and worldwide were unable to send or receive messages for couple of hours.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Germany willing to compromise on EU recovery fund: Merkel
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Germany is willing to compromise on the European recovery fund at the upcoming summit of the European Union (EU) leaders.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Vaani Kapoor: I'm happy with work resuming after a long break
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actress Vaani Kapoor has started shooting for her upcoming film "Bell Bottom", and she says she is just happy to resume work after a long break.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Epstein's ex-girlfriend pleads not guilty to sex trafficking
Washington, July 15 (IANS) British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell pleaded not guilty in a federal court in Manhattan, New York, to charges that she helped traffic young women for her former boyfriend and sex crime convict Jeffrey Epstein.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Macron lays out "new path" to meet health, economic challenges
Paris, July 15 (IANS) In his first Bastille Day interview, President Emmanuel Macron promised that France is ready for a second epidemic wave and his team will follow a "new path" based on social dialogue to address the challenges triggered by the coronavirus crisis that has claimed over 30,000 lives and plunged the growth of the euro zone's second largest economy.
2020-07-15
Category: International, France,Politics
UN Security Council holds first in-person meeting in 4 months
United Nations, July 15 (IANS) The Security Council held an in-person meeting at UN Headquarters in New York, the first of its kind since mid-March when COVID-19 forced the council to convene virtually.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Canada, US agree to extend border closure for another month
Ottawa, July 15 (IANS) Canada and the United States have agreed to keep the border between the two countries closed to non-essential travel until August 21, CTV News reported.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Canada,Politics
138 new COVID-19 deaths take UK death toll to 44,968
London, July 15 (IANS) Another 138 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Monday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,968, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Fauci urges Americans to trust medical experts
New York, July 15 (IANS) America's top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci urged Americans to put their faith in "respected medical authorities" to navigate the pandemic, saying that those who have a track record of giving recommendations based on scientific evidence and good data are society's "best bet".
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National
'Hanna' creator David Farr: Women bring difference to politics of the set
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) British writer-producer David Farr is narrating the story of "Hanna" through a female gaze, and says women leading the show behind the camera not just influences the narrative, but bring a big difference to the politics of the set as well.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ended preferential treatment for Hong Kong: Trump
Washington, July 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has signed an order to end preferential treatment for Hong Kong, as his administration adopts an increasingly tough stance on China.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Travellers to NY from COVID-19 hotspots need to provide contact info
New York, July 15 (IANS) Travellers flying to New York state from other states with high COVID-19 infection rates are required to provide contact information starting on Tuesday, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Indian origin couple charged in US phone scam money laundering
New York, July 15 (IANS) An Indian origin couple have been charged with phone scam money laundering and arrested by federal officials, according to the Justice Department, while another man has been sentenced two years.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National
German Chancellor Merkel declines to comment on successor
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) Angela Merkel refused to comment on Bavarian Minister President Markus Soeder's purported candidacy to succeed her as German chancellor.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Israel closes Al-Aqsa Mosque's eastern gate, Waqf head warns of 'religious war'
Ramallah/Gaza, July 15 (IANS) Sheikh Abdul-Azim Salhab, head of the Muslim Waqf (Endowment) Council in Jerusalem, warned that Israel's order to close a gate of the Al-Aqsa Mosque may ignite "a religious war" in the region.
2020-07-15
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Karan Tacker moves in with parents due to Covid scare
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Karan Tacker has temporarily shifted to Lonavala to stay with his parents, owing to the continuing rise in Covid-19 cases in the city.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US carries out first federal execution in 17 years
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The United States carried out its first execution at the federal level, putting white supremacist and murderer Daniel Lewis Lee to death by lethal injection.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
US stocks rally as energy sector leads
New York, July 15 (IANS) US stocks ended noticeably higher as a broad rise in energy sector bolstered the market.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Thieves in South Africa steal whisky after alcohol ban
Cape Town, July 15 (IANS) Two days after South Africa reinstated a ban on alcohol to curb the spread of coronavirus, thieves have broken into a liquor store in Cape Town.
2020-07-15
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Trump administration drops visa ban for online only students
New York, July 15 (IANS) In a victory for universities and foreign students, President Donald Trump's administration has dropped its order to deny visa status to those taking only online cases because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-15
Category: International, United States,National
US undermining South China Sea stability: Chinese Foreign Ministry
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) The United States was undermining peace and stability in the South China Sea and intended to drive a wedge between regional countries, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here.
2020-07-15
Category: International, China,Politics
Telangana condemns PIB release on COVID-19
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Telangana has condemned Press Information Bureau's daily release on COVID-19 on Tuesday for making 'false allegations' against the state.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
18% GST applicable for alcohol based hand sanitisers: AAR
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Alcohol based hand sanitisers will attract 18 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST), according to a ruling by Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR).
2020-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
8 arrested in Hyderabad for blackmarketing of COVID drugs
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Hyderabad police on Tuesday busted an inter-state gang with the arrest of eight people for blackmarketing medicines used for treatment of coronavirus.
2020-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Hundreds of paramilitary troopers in NE test Covid positive
Shillong/Aizawl/Agartala, July 14 (IANS) Several hundred central paramilitary troopers and personnel of other central agencies in the northeastern states have tested positive for coronavirus, ministers and officials said on Tuesday night.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Raveena Tandon shoots at home amid Covid-19 pandemic
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon recently did some work from home. She shot for an advertisement at her residence here.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rs 10K risk allowance for K'taka's Group D Covid warriors
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) All Group D employees in Karnataka's health and medical education departments will be paid a risk allowance of Rs 10,000 per month for six months in addition to their salary for discharging Covid duties, a minister said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
J&K LG visits slain BJP leader's home in Kashmir, hands financial aid
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Tuesday visited the house of slain BJP leader Waseem Bari in North Kashmir's Bandipore district.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Andhra to give Rs 15,000 for last rites of Covid victims
Amaravati, July 14 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday announced financial aid of Rs 15,000 each for the last rites of those who die of Covid-19.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Maha Congress suspends Sanjay for 'anti-party' activities
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) In an abrupt development, Maharashtra Congress President Balasaheb Thorat on Tuesday suspended former party spokesperson Sanjay Jha for "anti-party activities".
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
States urged to expedite work in Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Narendra Singh Tomar has urged the states to expedite the work under the Central government's "Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan" with a competitive approach.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sonu Sood to write book on experience of helping migrant workers
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood is now all set to come up with a book recounting his experience of helping migrant workers reach their hometowns during the Covid lockdown.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
9-day strict lockdown begins in Covid-hit Bengaluru
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) The 9-day lockdown in the Karnataka capital began at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, with police swinging into action to restrict the movement of people and vehicles.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Mumbai Police bust global social media marketing influencers' fraud
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) In a significant development, the Mumbai Police have busted an international racket involving creation of fake profiles on social media and other fraudulent activities in social media marketing business, and nabbed one person in this connection, Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh said here on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
GB Nagar crime rate down in 6 months of Police Commissionerate
Noida, July 14 (IANS) Six months after the Police Commissionerate system was introduced in Uttar Pradesh's Gautambuddh Nagar, crime data shows significant improvement in almost all parameters, be it dacoity, loot, theft, kidnapping or women's safety.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi to deliver video message on World Youth Skills Day
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver a video message on Wednesday on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day, which marks the fifth anniversary of the launch of the Skill India Mission, a pet project of the Prime Minister which was launched with an aim to make Indias youth job ready.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
J&K: 346 test positive, Covid-19 tally crosses 11,000
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) At total of 346 people tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the number of Covid-19 cases crossed 11,000 in the Union Territory, officials said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Google Cloud to help firms adopt digital models: Thomas Kurian
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) As the world faces a period of gradual recovery, Google Cloud sees organisations shifting to digital models to reach out to their customers, deliver products and services and even design and manufacture products, Thomas Kurian, CEO, Google Cloud said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
RIL PP now more valuable than Tata Steel, Grasim, Zee
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Shares of Reliance Industries' partly-paid (RIL PP) on Tuesday completed one month of trading and in this short period has created 3.3 times value for investors.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Was 20-20 so far, test match will start now, warns dropped Raj Minister
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Congress MLA Vishvendra Singh, who was on Tuesday dropped from the Rajasthan cabinet for standing along with former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, warned Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot that the real game will start now.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
It's raining resignations in Raj Cong after Pilot's sacking
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Soon after Sachin Pilot was removed as Deputy Chief Minister and Pradesh Congress Committee president, Rajasthan NSUI president Abhimanyu Poonia on Tuesday also tendered his resignation.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Covid positive staff at PAC meet sparks scare among MPs
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In what could spell trouble for different Parliamentary committee meetings which have resumed after almost four months, all those who attended the Department Related Standing Committee for Public Accounts or PAC meet have been advised to go into quarantine after a staff who was present at the meeting tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
US Open restrictions makes participation risky: Thiem
New York, July 14 (IANS) Austrian World No.3 Dominic Thiem said that the restrictions that are in place for players in this year's US Open makes it extremely risky to participate in the Grand Slam.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
IIT-K develops UV device to disinfect room in 15 mins
Kanpur, July 14 (IANS) At a time when the country is reeling under the shadow of coronavirus infection, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K), has developed an Ultraviolet (UV) sanitising product named 'Shudh' that can disinfect a room in 15 minutes.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Gujarat to develop water aerodromes
Gandhinagar, July 14 (IANS) The Gujarat government has decided to set up water aerodromes at four places in the state. For this project, a tripartite memorandum of understanding between the state government, Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is on the anvil.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Criminal action against two B'luru hospitals for denying Covid treatment
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka government has initiated criminal cases against two private hospitals, Apollo Jayanagar and Vikram Hospital, here, for denying admission to Covid patients and shut their outpatient departments (OPDs) for two days, a Minister said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Gujarat sees another high of Covid cases, tally crosses 43K
Gandhinagar, July 14 (IANS) Gujarat recorded a new high of 915 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, taking its tally to 43,723, while the death toll reached 2,071 with 14 more succumbing to the virus.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Neha Dhupia: Motherhood taught me selflessness
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia says motherhood taught her what selflessness is, and also the meaning of selfless love.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Wipro buys Brazilian IT services firm for $22.4 mn (Ld)
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Global software major Wipro on Tuesday said that it is acquiring Brazil-based IT consulting and services firm IVIA Servicos de Informatica Ltda for $22.4 million (Rs 168.9 crore).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Manchester City should be apologised to: Guardiola
Manchester, July 14 (IANS) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said that the club should be apologised to after the two-year ban from European football on the club was lifted by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Guardiola said that City were "damaged" from the allegations while Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp both spoke against the decision.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Writer-director Purva Naresh: Best stories are always in the real world
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Director-writer Purva Naresh says her writing has a ring of truth to it because best stories come out of the real world.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,Bollywood
Sam Mendes: Making '1917' the most exciting job of my career
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Director Sam Mendes says making the war drama "1917" has been the most exciting job of his career.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Scotland to reopen castles, palaces as Covid-19 lockdown eases
London, July 14 (IANS) Over 200 historic and tourism sites in Scotland are to open Wednesday as part of a rolling programme to allow visitors to attractions closed in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Katy Perry to perform at a digital festival
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is set to perform at the digital festival Tomorrowland Around The World, which will take place between July 25 and 26.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maha notches 213 Covid deaths, Mumbai cases fall below 1K (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Maharashtra notched 213 Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday while Mumbai's tally of fresh cases fell below the 1,000-mark, providing some relief, health officials said here.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Shehnaaz Gill, Tony Kakkar in Rahul Shetty's directorial debut video
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Choreographer Rahul Shetty, who has worked in films like "Race 3" and the "ABCD" franchise, will make his directorial debut with the music video "Kurta pajama" featuring Tony Kakkar and Shehnaaz Gill.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal BJP team meets Shah to demand CBI probe in MLA death (Ld correcting para 1, 4)
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A BJP delegation led by party general secretary and West Bengal in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday to press for a CBI inquiry into the mysterious death of Bengal BJP MLA Debendra Nath Roy.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Diana Penty reveals her love for French fries
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Diana Penty has professed her love for her favourite binge -- French fries -- and shared that she is "major missing" the snack.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
It's a disgraceful decision: Mourinho on City's European ban overturn
London, July 14 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said that the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to reverse Manchester City's two-year ban from European competitions was "disgraceful." Mourinho said that if City were truly innocent they should not have accepted the 10 million Euro fine that has also been slapped on them.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Assam flood situation grim, 59 lives lost, 33 lakh affected
Guwahati, July 14 (IANS) At least nine more people were killed in five districts of flood-ravaged Assam on Tuesday, increasing the state's death toll due to the deluge to 59 even as 28 of its 33 districts waged a grim battle amid sufferings of around 33 lakh people, officials said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
BSNL employees union to protest against cancellation of 4G tender
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The employees union of state-run telecom operator BSNL will stage protests across the country on Thursday on a host of issues including the cancellation of its 4G tender and non-payment of salaries.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Salim Merchant feels his new love song is a timeless classic
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Salim Merchant, of the composer-duo Salim-Sulaiman, feels their new track "Maangi duaein" is a timeless classic love song.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Taapsee Pannu shares a photo from 'Saand Ki Aankh' trial
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu has shared a photo clicked during the trial for her film "Saand Ki Aankh" which released last year.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Repetition of Chinese "V-shaped" recovery in Indian PV industry ruled out: ICRA
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The repetition of a Chinese "V-shaped" recovery in the Indian passenger vehicle (PV) industry has been ruled out, rating agency ICRA said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CA to appoint 'mental health and wellbeing' expert
Melbourne, July 14 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is set to appoint a mental health expert after the high-pressure nature of the game forced three of its active players, including star all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, into taking breaks last year.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Tina Turner comes out of retirement
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) The legendary Tina Turner, who had retired from singing, has a surprise for fans. She has teamed up with Norwegian producer Kygo to release a remix of her 1984 hit, "What's love got to do with it?"
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'taka reports record 87 Covid deaths, tally 44,077
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) A record number of 87 Covid patients succumbed to the virus in Karnataka, while 2,496 new cases raised the state's tally to 44,077, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Federer almost the perfect tennis player on and off court: Edberg
Stockholm, July 14 (IANS) Former Swedish World No.1 Stefan Edberg said that Swiss great Roger Federer is set apart by the kind of all-round ability that he possesses. Edberg coached Federer between January 2014 and December 2015.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Tennis
BEL to foray into airport business with AAI
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) on Tuesday entered into an agreement with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to foray into global airport business, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Chhavi Sodhani's new single encourages all to take charge of their lives
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Singer-composer-lyricist Chhavi Sodhani has launched her new single "Jaag", which features a blend of acoustic music and spoken word poetry that encourages people to take charge of their lives and believe in their dreams.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Alaya F posts 'cooler' dance video after 'failed version'
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) After a video where she exposed her faux pas of wearing hair extensions to the dance class, actress Alaya F has shared another dance video, which she describes as the "cooler one".
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Unacademy leads $5mn investment in learning platform Mastree
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Bengaluru-based edtech platform Unacademy on Tuesday announced that it has led a strategic investment of $5 million (approximately Rs 37.7 crore) to acquire a majority stake in Mastree, a leading K12 learning platform.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Gold scam: No grounds to suspend Sivasankar yet, says Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday ruled out the suspension, at this point, of IAS officer and his former Secretary M. Sivasankar who presented himself before top Customs officials earlier in the day for questioning over his links with gold scam accused Swapna Suresh.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Javed Ali's new song brings back the first love of your life
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Singer Javed Ali is all set to come up with a new song, titled "Tujhe dekhoon".
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wipro to acquire Brazil-based IT services provider
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Tuesday said it has signed an agreement to acquire IVIA Servicos de Informatica Ltda, a specialised IT Services provider to financial services, retail and manufacturing sectors in Brazil, for an undisclosed sum.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
US stocks open lower amid earnings reports
New York, July 14 (IANS) US stocks opened lower on Tuesday as investors digested a slew of newly-released earnings reports.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Odisha to start plasma therapy at three dedicated Covid hospitals
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) With the rising COVID-19 cases, the Odisha government on Tuesday declared to start plasma therapy at three dedicated hospitals in the state from Wednesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
ishQ Bector teams up with former 'Indian Idol' contestant Charu Semwal
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Former "Indian Idol" contestant Charu Semwal is collaborating with "Aye hip-hopper" hitmaker ishQ Bector for her debut single.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cate Blanchett: Have a perverse attraction to chaos
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actress Cate Blanchett says she has a "perverse attraction to chaos", and revealed that she and her husband Andrew Upton tend to take on more than they can handle.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Number of recoveries five times higher than active cases in Delhi
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With 1,606 new coronavirus cases and 35 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capitals Covid-19 tally touched 1,15,346 on Tuesday, while 3,446 people have succumbed to the deadly virus so far.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bengal transport staff demand safety after corona positive case
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) A group of employees of state-run West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation on Tuesday staged protest at the Sector-V depot after a colleague tested coronavirus positive to demand health safety measures.
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Michael Bay's pandemic thriller 'Songbird' to star KJ Apa, Sofia Carson
K.J. Apa, Sofia Carson to star in pandemic thriller 'Songbird'
2020-07-14
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Delhi Gymkhana Club turned from 'vyayamshala' to 'madhushala': Govt
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Central government has filed an appeal challenging the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) order, which allowed it to appoint two members (Central government nominees) to the Board (General Committee) of the Delhi Gymkhana Club (DGC), instead of appointing an administrator to manage its affairs.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Manushi Chhillar: Painting helps me calm my mind
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress and former Miss World Manushi Chhillar has revealed that painting has been one of the earliest passions in her life.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
4,526 new corona cases in TN, 4,743 discharged
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Tuesday registered 4,526 new coronavirus cases while the number of such patients cured and discharged from various hospitals totalled 4,743, the Health Department said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Won't get involved in IOA's finances until there is clarity, says Batra
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra said that he won't be getting involved in any financial decisions until there is "full clarity and transparency." In a letter to IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta, Batra said that he wants clarification on questions he had raised about payments made in August 2019.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Bengal BJP team meets Shah to demand CBI probe in MLA death
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A BJP delegation led by party general secretary and West Bengal in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday to press for a CBI inquiry into the mysterious death of Bengal BJP MLA Debabarata Nath Roy.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gold scam kingpin Swapna was in touch with senior Minister: Phone CDRs (IANS Special)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) Several bureaucrats and ministers in Kerala are having sleepless nights as the sensational gold smuggling case is connectes with the terror network. During interrogation of prime accused Swapna Suresh, a former high profile consultant with the Kerala government, her connections with key ministers and bureaucrats have come to fore.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Ekta Kapoor to Sushant: We'll make a wish when we see a shooting star and know it's you
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor shared an emotional note for late actor Sushant Singh Rajput on Tuesday. Sushant passed away here on June 14, exactly a month ago.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BTP MLA shares video of police stopping his car, walking off with keys
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Amid the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Bharatiya Tribal Party MLA Rajkumar Rot on Tuesday released a video accusing the Rajasthan Police of taking away his car keys for no reason after stopping him midway when he was on his way from Jaipur to his Assembly seat of Dungarpur.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Nepal witnesses anti-Pak protests for 'atrocities' on Hindus
Kathmandu/New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Rashtriya Ekta Samaj, a fringe outfit, on Tuesday held a protest outside the Pakistan Embassy in Kathmandu, accusing the Pakistan government of destroying Hindu and Buddhist temples in that country.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Nepal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Online admission to all degree courses in Goa, says CM
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) Admissions to degree and higher education academic modules in Goa will be conducted online in view of the sustained increase in Covid-19 cases in the state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Education
Four watchmen near Rekha's bungalow test Covid positive
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) After actress Rekha's security guard tested Covid-19 positive last weekend, four other watchmen in the area have contracted the virus.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
PLFI terror funding: NIA makes 7th arrest in Jharkhand
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested the seventh accused linked to the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in a terror funding case registered by the Jharkhand Police in 2016.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gives me goosebumps to this day: Archer on 2019 WC win
London, July 14 (IANS) England pacer Jofra Archer on Tuesday said the World Cup winning moment last year on this day still gives him goosebumps.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Another Odisha MLA tests positive for COVID-19
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Sudhanshu Shekhar Parida, a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Remuna constituency in Balasore district of Odisha, has tested positive for COVID-19, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Mumbai's 100-year-old ex-teacher 'teaches' a lesson to Corona!
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) In the most cheerful news from Mumbai -- the country's worst-hit city by Covid-19 -- on the eve of celebrating his 'century', a 100-year-old ex-teacher conquered the Coronavirus and was discharged from a government hospital on Tuesday afternoon.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
'I miss you': Rahul shares emotional post on Instagram
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India cricketer K.L. Rahul shared an emotional post on popular social media platform Instagram as Team India continues to stay off the field due to unprecedented times put forward by coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
4-lane Gurugram-Mahendergarh road to cost Rs 4,500 cr
Gurugram, July 14 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stones for 11 road projects on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Business/Economy
Eat simple plant-based diets for a longer, healthy life
New York, July 14 (IANS) It looks like we have now another reason to follow plant-based diets as researchers have found that adopting a plant-based diet can help promote healthful ageing and mitigate the global burden of disease.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Muskaan Covid-19 to help treat, rehab homeless kid in AP
Amaravati, July 14 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Police, here on Tuesday, launched Muskaan Covid-19, an initiative aimed at controlling spread of the pandemic among street and homeless children.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Record 608 new corona cases in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) A record 608 new coronavirus cases were detected in Kerala on Tuesday, taking the state's total such cases to 8,930 and active cases to 4,454, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
EB must declare ownership change in 10 days or face I-League exit
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) The clock has started ticking for city football giants East Bengal to officially declare their change of ownership as the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday sent out the club licensing agreements to all Indian Super League (ISL) and I-League clubs as part of the protocol.
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Sachin retains rebellious streak of father Rajesh Pilot
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The sacking of senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot as Rajasthan's Deputy Chief Minister and state unit chief has brought to the fore the fighting spirit and rebellious streak he has inherited from his late father Rajesh Pilot who had also dared the party leadership in his political life.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UK bans Huawei from future 5G network
London, July 14 (IANS) In a major U-turn, the UK government on Tuesday announced a ban on the purchase of new Huawei kits for 5G from next year and said that the Chinese telecom giant's equipment will be completely removed from 5G networks by the end of 2027.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Politics,Technology
Goa govt's order on ICU beds impractical: Kamat
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) The Goa government decision last week, asking private hospitals to set aside 20 per cent of ICU beds for Covid-19 patients, has caused anxiety among private practitioners as well as patients admitted to private facilities, according to Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat, here on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Man tries to kill wife who got sex change to get married
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Four years back, a young man changed his sex. Three years on, she fell in love with a man. Both decided to marry. However, in a year tragedy struck and husband Gyanendra Shukla slit his wife's throat and left her to die.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lockdown from July 16 to 31 in Bihar
Patna, July 14 (IANS) In the wake of the increasing coronavirus cases in Bihar, the state government has ordered the closure of all government offices, shops, religious places, barring essential services, across the state. The lockdown will remain in force from July 16 to 31.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
When Big B and Anil Kapoor performed live together
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor on Tuesday shared a throwback video of a live show where he is performing with Amitabh Bachchan.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
80 B'luru Metro contract labourers test positive for COVID-19
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) As many as 80 Bengaluru Metro contract labourers working on the Nagawara-Gottigere line have tested positive for coronavirus, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Hero is delighted to support UK Swing: Pawan Munjal
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp on Tuesday was announced as the title Partner of the Hero Open -- the second of six events in the European Tour's new UK Swing. The Hero Open -- which was originally announced as the English Open -- will takes place at the Marriott Forest of Arden, Birmingham from July 30 to August 2.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
'Only one Ayodhya and it's in India': VHP hits back at Oli
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday hit back at Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli for his statement on Ayodhya, saying that there is only one Ayodhya and that is in India.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Ousted Kerala CM's secy appears before Customs officials
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) M. Sivasankar, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's secretary and IT secretary who was removed, here on Tuesday, presented himself before the top Customs and Central Excise officials.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
More than 1/3rd say Raj Cong govt will collapse, BJP to return: IANS CVoter snap poll
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) More than one third of respondents to a snap poll feel that the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan will collapse and the BJP will return in the state, as per IANS CVoter.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Airtel partners with Verizon to take on JioMeet, Zoom in India
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced its partnership with US-based communication technology major Verizon to offer video conferencing solutions to enterprises in India under the brand name 'Airtel BlueJeans'.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Google Cloud's Confidential Computing encrypts customer data in-use
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Google Cloud on Tuesday announced breakthrough Confidential Computing that will encrypt consumer data in-use while it is being processed.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Doctor beaten up by staff nurses in Haryana hospital
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) A psychiatrist posted in a government hospital in Haryana's Panchkula town was thrashed by staff nurses in a fit of anger on Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting their colleague posted in a Covid-19 isolation ward.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Govt to identify electronic items for export thrust: Goyal
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) As part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat mission, the government plans to push domestic manufacturing of certain electronic items where India could quickly build scale and increase exports.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
'Recommend your case for reinstatement': SC to MP woman judge
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Madhya Pradesh High Court to consider reinstating a woman district judge, who had levelled allegations of sexual harassment against a High Court judge.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gadkari dedicates highway projects of Rs 20,000 crore in Haryana
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for 11 national highway projects worth over Rs 20,027 crore in Haryana.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Silk cultivation a boon for Jharkhand women
Chaibasa, July 14 (IANS) West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand is on the way to regaining its identity in Tasar silk cultivation. A project launched by the Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society has opened up new horizons for silk cultivation in the district.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy
Sensex loses 660 points, banking, finance stocks down (Ld)
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Amid a global sell-off, Indian stock market too witnessed a slump on Tuesday, with the BSE Sensex losing 660 points.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Salman Khan dedicates his latest Insta post to farmers
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday paid respect to all farmers.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Tiwary questions need after Powar takes up push-up challenge
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India cricketer Manoj Tiwary took a dig at former India spinner and former women's team head coach Ramesh Powar after the latter took part in an online challenge, which according to him was done to create awareness regarding mental health.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Janhvi introduces sister Khushi as her 'new fav DOP'
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor has introduced younger sister Khushi as her new favourite Director Of Photography (DOP).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Gold investment demand to offset weak consumption in 2020: WGC
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With investors looking at safer assets amid the COVID-19 pandemic, investment in gold is likely to make up for the fall in consumption demand for the precious metal, as per a report by the World Gold Council (WGC).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian healthcare sector to hit $275 bn mark by 2030: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Expressing readiness to work together with Australia in healthcare, Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that in India, this sector is expected to achieve the $275 billion mark by 2030.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Record uptake for Maersk's mobile app amid Covid pandemic
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With over 4,000 users, India topped the charts globally among the countries where customers are actively using Maersks mobile app to book and track their shipments.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nilu Kohli on resuming shoot: Feels like I am making my debut
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Nilu Kohli is back on sets after a break of over three months. She feels like she is making her debut again.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Iran reports 2,521 new coronavirus cases; 262,173 in total
Tehran, July 14 (IANS) Iran has recorded 2,521 new coronavirus cases and 179 deaths within the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Medical Education said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Assam's Kaziranga park flooded, 51 animals killed, 102 rescued
Guwahati, July 14 (IANS) Flood in different parts of Assam inundated large swathes of land in Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage site, killing at least 51 wild animals though 102 animals have been rescued, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Microsoft Outlook for Android gets Bing search shortcut
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Microsoft has secretly updated the Outlook for Android app to add Bing search integration to the long-press menu.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Shruti Haasan: 'Jhaadu pocha is a proper workout'
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan has discovered a new proper workout by way of "jhaadu" and "pocha" (brooming and mopping) for two levels at home.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
T'gana govt, Coursera to upskill 50K jobless youth during Covid-19
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) US-based online education company Coursera on Tuesday announced its partnership with the Telangana government and non-profit organisation -- Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) -- to train 50,000 unemployed youth during the Covid-19 crisis.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Number of recoveries 1.8 times higher than active cases: Centre
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that 86 per cent of the total number of coronavirus cases in the country are confined to 10 states, adding that the fatality rate has come down, while the recovery rate has improved.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sam Bird to join Panasonic Jaguar Racing
London, July 14 (IANS) Briton Sam Bird was on Tuesday announced as the new Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver joining the race-winning team for Season Seven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Zakir Khan seals multi-show deal with streaming platform
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Stand-up comedian Zakir Khan has inked a multi-show deal with a streaming platform, through which he will be coming back with his comedy series "Chacha Vidhayak Hai Humare" and creating more stand-up comedy specials.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Odisha minister highlights role of innovation in reviving sports ecosystem
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Odisha Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera on Tuesday laid emphasis on the significant role that innovation, collaboration and technology can play in reviving the sports ecosystem during a videoconference with Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, and sports ministers and senior officials of other states and union territories.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Other Sports
Drones chase vectors, pests at Western Rly's Mumbai workshop
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) In a first for Indian Railways, the Western Railway (WR) has teamed up with BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to deploy drones to step up cleanliness and hygiene in view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic coupled with risks of monsoon illness, an official said here on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
States to get funds from Centre for developing sport they've adopted: Rijiju
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Sports Ministry will assist and fund states in achieving excellence in "one or two sports" that they have adopted in accordance to the 'One State One Sport' policy, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
How a 'car theft' call led to busting of vehicle loan racket
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A desperate attempt to outwit the Delhi Police landed a man and his close aide in jail after the mastermind made a call to the police saying his luxury car had been stolen at gunpoint by robbers.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Estonian engineer who helped develop Skype passes away at 48
London, July 14 (IANS) Toivo Annus, one of the founding Estonian IT engineers who helped develop the global communication application Skype has passed away at the age of 48, the media reported.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
God bless you: Shoaib Akhtar responds as troll attacks him for wishing Big B
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Shoaib Akhtar gave a calm response to a troll who attacked him after the former Pakistan fast bowler wished veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan -- who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 -- a speedy recovery. Akhtar had said that all of Bachchan's "fans accross the border" wish him a speedy recovery.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
New Oracle Cloud tools to help firms build business continuity
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) To help firms build business resiliency with digital acceleration, Cloud major Oracle on Tuesday announced important updates to Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Supply Chain & Manufacturing (Oracle Cloud SCM).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
France celebrates Bastille Day with little fanfare amid pandemic
Paris, July 14 (IANS) Without the traditional military parade down the famous avenue of the Champs Elysees and public celebration, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday presided over the Bastille Day ceremony overshadowed by the coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-14
Category: International, France,Politics
Walmart-led investors pump in $1.2 bn in Flipkart Group
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) A Walmart-led investor group on Tuesday pumped in an additional $1.2 billion into the ecommerce platform Flipkart Group to support its marketplace in the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
None must be turned away from hospital over exorbitant rates: CJI
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Tuesday said the cost of medical treatment should not act as a deterrent against access to medical care particularly in the present times (the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic) and that no one should be turned away from the doors of the healthcare institutes because the cost of treatment is too high.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
MoS, Ram Madhav in quarantine after BJP J&K prez tests Covid +ve
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh and BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav have gone into self quarantine after receiving reports of BJP's Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ravinder Raina testing positive for coronavirus.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Coal mines auction: Soren thanks SC for notice to Centre
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Jharkahnd Chief Minister Hemant Soren has thanked the Supreme Court for seeking a response from the Centre on a plea by the state government challenging the decision to auction coal mines for commercial mining.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Surface Duo gets delayed, may launch 'sometime this summer'
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Microsoft has reportedly pushed back launch plans of its foldable smartphone Surface Duo to "sometime this summer."
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Masking up & my celebrating school's 100 year existence: de Villiers
Pretoria, July 14 (IANS) Former South Africa batsman AB de Villiers on Tuesday celebrated his school's 100 years of existence but with the COVID-19 restrictions around, he was all masked up.
2020-07-14
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Police go after the 'most wanted', upgrading list
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) On July 8 a group of officers from the Delhi Police special cell were taking positions in a crowded market in Siliguri, West Bengal. For the team it was a golden opportunity to nab one of the 'most wanted' criminals.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Skeletal essential services to operate in B'luru during lockdown
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has suspended all its operations for a week from July 15 to 21, owing to the Covid-induced lockdown here amid rising cases. Only 134 skeletal essential services will be operated, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Scientists discover key element of strong antibody response to COVID-19
New York, July 14 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a common molecular feature found in many of the human antibodies that neutralise SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Rape accused Bishop Franco tests Covid positive
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) A day after a court in Kerala's Kottayam issued a non-bailable warrant against Jalandhar's former Catholic bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of sexually assaulting a nun between 2014 and 2016, for failing to appear before it, it was told that he has tested Covid positive on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Covid-19 cases in Philippines surge to 57,545
Manila, July 14 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in the Philippines surged to 57,545 after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 634 new infections on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Corporate India's capex outlay expected to contract by 20-26% in FY21: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Corporate Indias capex outlay would contract by 20-26 per cent in a year-on-year basis in FY21 due to the Covid-19 led business disruptions, India Ratings and Research said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anyone with a mass base is welcome in BJP: Shekhawat on Pilot
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Union Minister and BJP Rajasthan leader Gajendra Shekhawat said on Tuesday that anyone with a mass base who wants to join the BJP is welcome. He made the comment soon after the Congress sacked Sachin Pilot as Deputy Chief Minister and Pradesh Congress Committee Chief of Rajasthan.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Was disappointed at not taking team over the line, says Blackwood
Southampton, July 14 (IANS) West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood has stated he was disappointed with himself after getting dismissed before taking the team over the line against England in the first Test of #raisethebat series at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jio adds 46 lakh users in March, Airtel, Vodafone Idea see dip
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Reliance Jio continued to lead the subscription race in March with an addition of over 46.87 lakh customers during the month, taking its subscriber base to over 38.75 crore, according to data from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Facing discrimination because of my name & religion, alleges former HI chief
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Former Hockey India President Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad on Tuesday accused the Sports Ministry of partiality in application of the 2011 National Sports Development Code of India and of discriminating against him because of his religion.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Sonnalli Seygall shares a 'different level of comfort factor' with Sunny Singh
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Sonnalli Seygall has worked with actor Sunny Singh in movies like "Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2" and "Jai Mummy Di". She says that since they are good friends, it is always amazing to work with him.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rlys improves design of passenger coaches to fight Covid
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Keeping up pace in fight against coronavirus, the Indian Railways has made a Post Covid-19 coach with design improvement to promote hands-free amenities, copper coated handrails and latches and plasma air purification for pandemic free journey.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
We didn't deserve 3 points against Southampton, says Solskjaer
Manchester, July 14 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted his team did not deserve to win against a spirited Southampton outfit at Old Trafford on Monday night, a result which kept them away from breaking into the top-four in the Premier League standings.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Idris Elba: Don't believe in censorship
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actor Idris Elba doesnt believe in "censorship" of racist old sitcoms, and says viewers should know that people made such shows.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Army chief reviews operational preparedness in Punjab
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) The Chief of Army Staff, General M.M. Naravane, on Tuesday visited forward areas in Punjab and reviewed the armed force's operational preparedness along the western border.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security
Toyota Kirloskar Motor halts production at Bidadi plant
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced the temporary halting of production at its plant in Karnataka's Bidadi, starting from the second shift on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Online OBE: DU advances dates, final year exams to begin on Aug 10
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Delhi University on Tuesday agreed before the Delhi High Court to conduct the final year examinations through the Online Open Book Examination (OBE) mode from August 10.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vidyut Jammwal, Tony Jaa discuss Hanuman, Ganesha and martial arts
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood action hero Vidyut Jammwal and Thailand's martial arts superstar Tony Jaa discussed how Hanuman, Ganesha and martial arts are linked, over a video chat.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
8 more doctors of Punjab medical college test Covid positive
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Eight doctors of Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital in Punjab's Faridkot town on Tuesday tested Covid-19 positive, taking the total doctors who got infected there within a week to 11.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Hyundai bets on diesel models, launches Tucson SUV
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The second largest car maker in India Hyundai Motor India Ltd while continuing to bet on diesel powered vehicles is also looking at faster demand recovery from tier 2/3 cities, said a senior official on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Tiesto can't wait to see his 'future baby'
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Popular DJ Tiesto and his wife are all set to embrace parenthood, and the excitement for Tiesto is growing as the date of birth of their baby girl approaches.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal Madhyamik results on Wednesday: Mamata
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) Board Madhyamik Class 10 results for 2020 will be declared on Wednesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
Karnataka allows all to buy, own farmland
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka has made changes to the Land Reforms Act 1961 through an ordinance to allow non-agriculturists to buy and own farmland for farming, according to an official here on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Politics
1 in 2 Indian students seeks online classes: Survey
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With the coronavirus pandemic striking hard and spreading rapidly in India, nearly 44.6 per cent students in the country said they will prefer a 'School from Home' concept if given an option, a new survey revealed on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine,Education
Sanjana Sanghi on Sushant: Whoever said time helps heal all wounds, was lying
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Tuesday marks a month that Sushant Singh Rajput passed away. On this day, Sanjana Sanghi, lead actress of Sushant's last film "Dil Bechara", penned an emotional note in the lates actor's memory.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Foundation for all MS did was laid by Ganguly, feels Sangakkara
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni edged out Sourav Ganguly as Indias greatest captain by the slimmest of margins in a survey conducted on Star Sports show Cricket Connected in which the two captains were judged on eight parameters developed in association with ESPNcricinfo.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Family of four found dead in UP
Barabanki, July 14 (IANS) Four members of a family were found dead inside their rented house at Awas Vikas area of Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After Pilot sacking, Cong leaders hail his contribution to party
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) After the removal of Sachin Pilot as Rajasthan's Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress chief, many party leaders sided with him, recalling his work to strengthen the party.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Prima facie, BJP MLA's death a suicide case: WB Home Secy
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Amid opposition BJP's allegations over the "murder" of party MLA Debendra Nath Ray, West Bengal Home Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay on Tuesday said that prima facie it appeared to be a "case of suicide".
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
TDSAT denies relief to Voda on TRAI's blocking of premium plan
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In a setback for Vodafone Idea, the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) has refused to stay TRAI's directive blocking the telco's premium plan 'RedX'.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Wakefit.co aims to hire 200 people, expand home solutions
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) After creating a strong foothold in the online mattress and sleep solutions space, Bengaluru-headquartered Wakefit.co on Tuesday said it aims to hire 200 people in the next couple of months to fuel growth, as it looks to replicate its success in the home solutions space.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Punjab Police nabs 2 gangsters
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Punjab Police have busted a gang of international arms smugglers and highway robbers with the arrest of two gangsters -- proclaimed offender Gurpreet Singh Gora and Germanjeet Singh.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Neville slams UEFA after CAS overturns Man City's European ban
Manchester, July 14 (IANS) Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has slammed European football governing body UEFA after Court for Arbitration in Sport (CAS) overturned Manchester City's two-year ban from continental tournaments.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'Golmaal' turns 14: 'Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor get nostlagic
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) It was "Golmaal: Fun Unlimited" that helped Rohit Shetty gain fame as a director.
2020-07-14
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tony Irish steps down as PCA chief executive
London, July 14 (IANS) The Professional Cricketers Association has announced Tony Irish has stepped down from his role as Chief Executive due to personal reasons. PCA Commercial Director Rob Lynch has been appointed interim CEO.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Covid-19 infectees deliver healthy babies in Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur, July 14 (IANS) Four Covid-19 positive women have delivered healthy babies at the BRD Medical College, here, in the past three days.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Esha Gupta is having trouble with geography
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Esha Gupta says she is confused with geography now.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Covid shadow over annual 'Dangal' matches in UP
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) The shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic is now falling over the 'Dangal' competitions that are held across Uttar Pradesh on the occasion of 'Nag Panchami'.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Tech Mahindra airlifts staff stranded in US
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) A special chartered flight of Tech Mahindra from the US landed here on Tuesday with 210 employees and dependents.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Record 43 deaths in 1 day take AP Covid toll past 400
Amaravati, July 14 (IANS) The overall COVID-19 death toll in Andhra Pradesh shot up to 408 following a record 43 deaths in the 24 hours ending 9 a.m. on Tuesday, state health officials said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Lavanya flaunts acting skills on social media until shooting starts
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Southern actress Lavanya Tripathi is showcasing her acting skills on social media until shooting resumes.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UK economy rebounds more slowly than expected
London, July 14 (IANS) The UK's economy rebounded more slowly than expected in May, growing just 1.8 per cent from the previous month, as the gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown had a modest impact, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Govt missing easier alternative amid e-mobility push: Auto LPG industry
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) As electric mobility becomes the new trend in the automobile industry, with the Centre giving it a major policy push, Indian Auto LPG Coalition (IAC) has said that auto LPG should have been given more emphasis as an alternate fuel as that would have been more achievable in the short term than going full-throttle on e-mobility.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Turner rates Williamson ahead of Kohli in tough batting conditions
Dunedin, July 14 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Glenn Turner has rated current skipper Kane Williamson ahead of his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli iwhen it comes to tough batting conditions.
2020-07-14
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Researchers identify possible immune targets in Covid-19 genome
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Researchers studying the SARS-2 (Covid-19) virus have discovered potential target points on its genome, which may contribute to future treatments for the disease.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
J&K BJP chief Ravinder Raina tests corona positive
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Ravinder Raina, president of the Jammu and Kashmir BJP party tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, doctors said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru zoo shut during Covid lockdown
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) The Bengaluru zoo will be shut during the citywide lockdown from July 14 to 22 amid a spike in Covid cases, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Operations resume at Chattrasal; Deepak, Dahiya return to training
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Star Indian wrestlers Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia have returned to training at the iconic Chattrasal Stadium in the national capital. A video posted by their coach and legendary former wrestler Satpal Singh showed the pair going through the motions alongwith 30 other wrestlers.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
India faces power deficit despite low demand on Covid-19
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic and slowdown in demand across sectors has not eased the country's power supply deficit situation which widened to 0.5 per cent in April-June quarter of 2020, up from 0.4 per cent in the same period last year.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
HK pro-democracy activist reveals he's in London
Hong Kong, July 14 (IANS) One of Hong Kong's most prominent young pro-democracy activists said that he is in London after fleeing the city following the controversial security law imposed by China.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
It isn't enough to just say no to racism: Wilfried Zaha
London, July 14 (IANS) Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha wants action against racist abuse that black athletes are subject to on social media.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
International Mandela Day: Following in Madiba's footsteps
New Delhi, July 14 (IANSlife) While the mention of South Africa immediately brings alive the imagery of safaris, glamping, bungee jumping, diverse food and warm people, its rich and diverse cultural history is equally appealing. An inseparable part of the historic fabric of this nation remains its iconic leader - Nelson Mandela, or as he is affectionately known -- Madiba.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Contraction rate of June WPI narrows down sharply (Ld)
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The contraction rate of India's wholesale price inflation sharply narrowed down in June on a sequential basis, official data showed on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tom Hiddleston moves in with Zawe Ashton
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) After months of romance rumours, actor Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton have moved in together.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US SC allows federal executions to resume after 17 yrs
Washington, July 14 (IANS) The US Supreme Court has cleared the way for the first executions of federal prisoners after 17 years, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Finch's heart-warming gesture helps young Aussie with 'remote learning'
Melbourne, July 14 (IANS) Australia white-ball skipper Aaron Finch's heart-warming gesture is winning hearts across the country as he recently sent across a message to a young fan, illustrating the importance of studying from home during these unprecedented times put forward by coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru industries miffed with another lockdown
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Trade and industry bodies in Karnataka are miffed at the unilateral lockdown government has imposed from July 14 to 22 without taking them into confidence, said an official on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Yatra.com partners upGrad to enter edtech sector
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) With the aim of diversifying its portfolio beyond travel, online corporate travel platform Yatra.com on Tuesday said it had forged an alliance with upGrad Enterprise, the business-to-business arm of online higher education company upGrad.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
SC hints at panel to probe Dubey's encounter killing
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday hinted at forming a committee to probe the encounter killing of Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey on July 10.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
I could see Messi playing in 2025, easily: Garcia
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Former Barcelona midfielder Luis Garcia feels the club's superstar forward Lionel Messi can easily continue playing till 2025.
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
UK pub installs electric fence to maintain social distancing
London, July 14 (IANS) A pub in the UK has installed an electric fence in front of the bar to stop people getting too close to the staff in order to maintain social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a media report said.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Kerala IAS officer to be quizzed in gold smuggling case
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to quiz senior IAS officer M. Sivasankar in connection with the ongoing probe into the Kerala gold smuggling case, reports indicated on Monday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
OnePlus Nord to feature a 105-degree secondary selfie camera
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has confirmed on Instagram that its upcoming smartphone series Nord will have dual selfie cameras, with the second being a 105-degree ultra-wide-angle camera.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Pilot breaks silence, says truth cannot be defeated
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Minutes after the Congress party sacked senior party leader Sachin Pilot from all posts including that of Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and party state unit chief, he said that truth can be disturbed but cannot be defeated.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
2 killed in Maharashtra steel factory blast
Raigad (Maharashtra), July 14 (IANS) Two persons were killed and one injured seriously when a blast took place in a steel factory in Raigad's Khopoli area early on Tuesday morning, officials said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yagna at Kolkata's Amitabh Bachchan temple for recovery of 'Guru'
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Ever since their "guru" has been hospitalised with Covid-19, Amitabh Bachchan fans in Kolkata have started praying for his speedy recovery. While the veteran actor was hospitalised on Saturday evening, a yagna was performed at Kolkata's Amitabh Bachchan temple, which continued overnight till Monday morning.
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fines for not wearing masks in England shops
London, July 14 (IANS) The UK government has made wearing masks in shops across England mandatory and anyone flouting the measure would be imposed with a 100-pound ($125) fine starting from July 24, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Seeking self respect, say three MLAs from Pilot camp
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Three Rajasthan Congress MLAs -- Vishvendra Singh, Ramesh Meena and Deepender Shekhawat from the Sachin Pilot camp, issued a joint statement on Tuesday saying that they were seeking to restore their self respect and are not clamouring for any posts and positions contrary to false reports in the media. Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena were removed from the cabinet on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
26 week old miracle baby survives two surgeries
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Miracle during the times of the pandemic are indeed rare, but it happened with a 26 week old baby, who survived two invasive surgeries.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SBI to focus on cost reduction, workforce reskilling
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish Kumar on Tuesday said that the bank will focus on cost reduction, rationalisation, and reskilling of its workforce.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Baloxavir drug can cut spread of flu to household members: Study
New York, July 14 (IANS) Researchers have found that a single dose of the antiviral flu drug -- baloxavir marboxil -- can reduce the spread of the illness within households. For the study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the research team examined household contacts of 545 patients with the flu.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Domestic passenger vehicle sales fall by 50% in June (Ld)
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Domestic passenger vehicle sales halved in June compared to the same period last year, owing to the economic turbulence caused by the coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maldives to repatriate over 20,000 undocumented workers
Male, July 14 (IANS) Maldives aims to repatriate over 20,000 undocumented workers by the end of this year, Minister of Economic Development Fayyaz Ismail said.
2020-07-14
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Puri hits back at Priyanka again, reveals identity of caller
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) An IANS story has dominated the political discourse since this morning. In what has turned out to be a political game of brinkmanship, a tit for tat, Minister for Urban Development Hardeep Singh Puri has called it like it should be.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Girls outshine boys in K'taka PUC exams
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Girls fared better than boys in Karnataka's Pre-University Course (PUC) board exams whose results were declared across the southern state on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Corona scare & side effects: Fear of plasma donors (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Leaning against a bed at the Delhi Plasma Bank, 52-year-old Gajendra Singh is looking over the apheresis machine to the hanging pouch filling up with a yellowish liquid. The liquid is the plasma of his blood that he has come to donate at the bank. Singh had tested positive for COVID-19 in May.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
HK unveils most sweeping social-distancing rules
Hong Kong, July 14 (IANS) Hong Kong has drastically tightened social-distancing rules, banning dine-in services at restaurants, and making mask-wearing mandatory on public transport, as the city recorded 52 new COVID-19 cases, it was reported.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Man arrested for impersonating UP Assembly Speaker
Shahjahanpur (UP), July 14 (IANS) A man has been arrested by the crime branch of Shahjahanpur police for allegedly impersonating Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Hriday Narain Dixit.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
As coach it's my responsibility to monitor the girls regularly: Maymol
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In an effort to 'maintain the team spirit' among the players, Indian women's football team coach Maymol Rocky recently conducted a webinar session with her players and support staff to bring in a 'sense of positivity' among everyone.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sonam Kapoor flies off to London amid Covid-19 pandemic
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is currently in London.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rajasthan Deputy CM Pilot, two other Ministers removed
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) In a direct fallout of the Congress' political crisis over the leadership issue in Rajashtan, Sachin Pilot was on Tuesday divested of both the posts of Deputy Chief Minister and the PCC President.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Eng vs WI: Silverwood bats for Buttler ahead of second Test
Manchester, July 14 (IANS) England head coach Chris Silverwood has thrown his weight behind under-fire wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler ahead of the second Test against the West Indies beginning Thursday at the Old Trafford.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Union Ministers Puri to Irani: Govt 'factchecks' Priyanka, backs IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Moments after Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra labelled an IANS story as "fake news", she was confronted with facts by key union ministers that contradicted her claim.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Diesel, petrol prices remain unchanged
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A day after diesel prices were increased to extend its gain over petrol in Delhi, oil marketing companies decided to keep the pump prices of the two petroleum products unchanged on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tamil Nadu CM, staff test negative for coronavirus
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami has tested negative for coronavirus infection.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Samsung bets big on 6G, expects roll out as early as 2028
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung has started working on the sixth next generation cellular technology and it expects completion of the 6G standard and its earliest commercialisation date could be as early as 2028.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Gauri Khan: Creativity can be quite therapeutic
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan is utilising her quarantine time to work on her next project.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
SC seeks Centre's response on Jharkhand plea against coal mines' auction
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre on a plea by the Jharkhand government challenging the decision to auction coal mines for commercial mining.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Priyanka trains guns at Yogi over weekend lockdown in UP
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday attacked Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the two-day weekend lockdown in the state to combat the spread of coronavirus, saying that 1,664 fresh cases were reported on Monday and asserted that such steps are not able to prevent the pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stokes took a cigarette break to calm nerves before WC final Super Over
London, July 14 (IANS) All-rounder Ben Stokes played a pivotal role in England winning their first ICC men's World Cup trophy, on this day, last year. His match of the match performance in the summit clash stunned New Zealand as the hosts were declared the winners on boundary count rule after regulation time and Super Over both ended in a tie.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Delhi education model has made history: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the city's education model has "made history" with 98 percent children studying in government schools passing the Class 12 CBSE examination.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Complaint against late Seoul Mayor possibly leaked: Report
Seoul, July 14 (IANS) Questions have been mounting if late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon was tipped off about a sexual harassment complaint against him before apparently taking his own life, a media report said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Massive debate over Priyanka's bungalow takes social media by storm
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Puris disclosure earlier on Tuesday on Priyanka Gandhis bungalow has led to a dramatic change in the discourse on social media.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ankita posts for the first time after Sushant Singh Rajput's demise
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) One month after actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, former girlfriend Ankita Lokhande has finally penned a post on social media in his beloved memory.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Shooter Verma to appear for Bar Council license exam in August
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) His first preference will always be shooting, but India's ace pistol shooter Abhishek Verma, in his bid to go back to the court room, has applied with The Bar Council of India for a license to start his law practice.
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Facts don't change, I made no request: Priyanka to Puri
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday refuted the claims of Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri that she sought extension for stay at the government bungalow in Delhi saying "facts don't change as I have made no such request".
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chess being overlooked for national sports awards a worry among players
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) If India is ranked fourth in the world chess, produced a world champion, couple of world junior champions, is home to two women players ranked second and ninth in the world, a boy and a girl ranked tenth and eighth in the world, it is not due to the system, but despite the system, fume chess players across the country.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
When Deepika Padukone, Diana Penty were '2 DPs in the same pod'
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Diana Penty recalls getting blown away by her "Cocktail" co-star Deepika Padukone.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Pak resumes Afghan exports to India via Wagah Border (Ld)
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) The Pakistan government has decided to re-open the Wagah border, allowing Afghan exports to India from Wednesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,National
Tokyo 2020: Pakistan's Haider Ali wants to relive Beijing 2008 glory
Lahore, July 14 (IANS) Haider Ali gets emotional remembering the biggest moment of his career ? clinching the silver medal in the F37/38 long jump event at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Athletics
UP Minister paints his colony saffron, faces flak
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Civil Aviation Minister Nand Gopal Gupta has found a new way to popularise his party and its ideology. He has got an entire block of houses painted saffron in Bahadurganj area.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
#quarantinechoir: Nivetha Thomas sings 'Afreen'
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Actress Nivetha Thomas showcased her vocal prowess on social media by singing a few lines of the evergreen song "Afreen".
2020-07-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Five US bases in Afghanistan closed: Official
Kabul, July 14 (IANS) A US official in Kabul said on Tuesday that five American bases have closed in Afghanistan in compliance with the peace agreement it signed with the Taliban in February.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Oil slide expected in August as OPEC+ may boost production
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Even as the global economy goes in an unlock mode with gradual pick up in economic activity, the oil market is expected to remain subdued with expectation that crude oil prices may again fall below $40 a barrel next month.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP leaders meet Prez, seek CBI probe into Bengal MLA's death
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday alleged that 'jungle raj' prevailed in West Bengal, after a delegation of senior state party leaders meeting President Ram Nath Kovind here to demand a CBI probe into the death of party MLA Debendra Nath Ray.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Pakistan reopens Wagah border for Afghan exports
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to resume Afghan exports through the Wagah border crossing from Wednesday onwards, after implementing coronavirus-related protocols, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Ferguson returns to Old Trafford as Man Utd squander chance to go 3rd
Manchester, July 14 (IANS) Legendary manager Alex Ferguson was in attendance at Old Trafford for the first time since Premier League returned after coronavirus stoppage as he saw his former team settle for a draw against Southampton.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Rajasthan repeating 1952 story of Sukhadiya's rebel against Vyas
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) With Rajasthan deputy Chief Minister and PCC chief Sachin Pilot opening a direct front against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, history seems to be repeating itself after 68 years when Mohanlal Sukhadiya had openly rebelled against the then Chief Minister Jainarayan Vyas in 1952 to dethrone him and take his chair.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rahul, family responsible for Congress' situation: Uma
Bhopal, July 14 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday took a dig at the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi amid the Rajasthan crisis, saying that he and his family were to be blamed for the situation the opposition party was in.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Rhea Chakraborty pens moving note for Sushant Singh Rajput
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Rhea Chakraborty has shared that she will never come to terms with actor Sushant Singh Rajput not being around anymore, and said she is still struggling to face her emotions.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Pregnant women, beware of UTIs this monsoon
New Delhi, July 14 (IANSlife) Although the monsoon brings respite from summer's scorching heat, it also invites a plethora of allergies and infections. Pregnant women should be cautious because they are at a higher risk of suffering from Urinary Tract Infections (UTI).
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Threat of Omani airspace ban looms over PIA
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) A threat of a ban on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flights in the airspace of Oman looms large as the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) assured them that credentials of all pilots had been scrutinised to ensure flight safety, a media report said.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Realme launches new budget smartphone for Rs 7,499 in India
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Realme on Tuesday launched its budget phone Realme C11 with 5000mAh battery and MediaTek Helio G35 processor for Rs 7,499 in the Indian market.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
From immunity booster to detoxifier: Benefits of black alkaline water
New Delhi, July 14 (IANSlife) We are in the midst of a global pandemic that caused great distress among people about their health and well-being. Although social distancing and maintenance of personal hygiene are effective counter measures to the spread of the disease, scientists worldwide have been emphatically stating that a healthy and well-balanced diet coupled with regular exercise can be an effective tool for building immunity against the virus. To make our bodies better prepared to fight the deadly virus, many people are relying on homemade remedies and traditional breathing exercise routines like yoga to maintain well-being and boost their immune system.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Surge in HIV, TB, malaria deaths due to Covid-19: Lancet
London, July 14 (IANS) Some low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) could experience a surge in HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria deaths over the next five years because of disruption to health services caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study, published in The Lancet Global Health journal.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi's 2nd convalescent plasma bank becomes operational in LNJP
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday inaugurated the capital city's second convalescent plasma bank at the LNJP Hospital.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
BCCI should probe Gupta's admission of requests to draft mails: Aditya Verma
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In a mail sent to Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sanjay Jagdale among others on Friday, Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) Life Member Sanjeev Gupta ? known to level conflict of interest allegations against Indian cricketers ? has admitted that he has been asked by many to draft mails on their behalf. And IPL petitioner Aditya Verma feels that the matter should be immediately investigated by the BCCI.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Huawei posts 13.1% revenue growth in H1 2020 despite pandemic
Shenzhen (China), July 14 (IANS) Chinese technology giant Huawei posted 13.1 per cent (year-on-year) revenue growth in the first half of 2020 despite increased scrutiny of its equipment in some parts of the world and the impact of the pandemic on smartphone shipments.
2020-07-14
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Technology
Canvases of abstraction
New Delhi, July 14 (IANSlife) 'My Abstract Universe', an online solo exhibition of artworks by contemporary artist Yashwant Singh, depicts an unusual imagery of abstraction -- replete with tattoos and piercings, kitchen artifacts, weapons, masks and textiles.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Greater Noida businessman 'murdered' by friends, 2 held
Gautam Buddha Nagar, July 14 (IANS) Two 'friends' of businessman Aditya Soni, who went missing on July 5, have been arrested for his murder over a petty issue, police said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bubonic plague case confirmed in Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar, July 14 (IANS) A suspected case of bubonic plague reported in Mongolia's Govi-Altai province has been confirmed as positive, the country's Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Mongolia,International
Was a little surprised England didn't pick Broad: Holder
Southampton, July 14 (IANS) West Indies Test captain Jason Holder conceded he was left surprised after he saw speedster Stuart Broad wasn't part of the England playing XI for the first Test of #raisethebat series at Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
OYO ties up with Unilever for sanitisation, disinfection
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) OYO Hotels & Homes on Tuesday announced its partnership with Unilever, global consumer goods company, for sanitisation, and cleanliness requirements in its properties globally.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New study reveals the state of women beedi rollers in India
New Delhi, July 14 (IANSlife) While about 96 per cent (42,76,124) of the total beedi workers (44,60,076) are home-based, only four per cent (1,83,952) work in factories, reveals a new study adding that about 80 per cent of home-based beedi workers live in rural areas, and 20 per cent in urban areas.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
New Orleans shooting kills minor
New Orleans, July 14 (IANS) A shooting in the US city of New Orleans killed a 10-year-old boy and injured other two teenagers, the media reported.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Asia,India,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's WPI rises but remains in negative zone in June
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's wholesale price inflation showed a rising trend in June on a sequential basis, official data showed on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Reports of Pak govt unfreezing top JuD leaders' bank accounts spark controversy
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) A media report claimed that the Pakistan government has restored the bank accounts of top five leaders of the defunct Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD)/Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) including Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, sparking serious controversy over Islamabads closed-door facilitations.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,National
New Zealand sees lowest int'l arrivals in 61 years
Wellington, July 14 (IANS) The number of international arrivals in New Zealand in May 2020 was the lowest for any month since 1959, because of COVID-19-related border and travel restrictions, the country's statistics department Stats NZ said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Urban Dev Min Hardeep Puri trashes Cong on Priyanka bungalow extension row
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Since this morning a veritable circus has played out on social media where lies and prevarications have dominated the discourse over an IANS special on how Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has sought an extension to continue staying in her Lutyens bungalow and how the Prime Minister has graciously allowed her to do so.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM allows Priyanka Gandhi's request to stay on in Lutyens' bungalow for some time (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In a remarkably statesman-like move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to a request to allow Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to retain the 35, Lodhi Estate Bungalow for some time. Just when people thought there is a witch hunt against the erstwhile first family of Indian politics, the PM's move once again validated his large heartedness.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Scindia meets Uma Bharti in Bhopal
Bhopal, July 14 (IANS) A closed-door meeting between former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti and BJP Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia took place here on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Only 3% Indians realise the importance of consuming adequate protein: Study
New Delhi, July 14 (IANSlife) Although 95 per cent of Indian mothers claim to know protein as a macro-nutrient, only three per cent of the population really understands the prominent functions of protein or why one should consume it daily, reveals a new study.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
India, China talk disengagement at Pangong Lake, Depsang
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India and China military delegates hold talks on Tuesday about disengagement and de-escalation of troops and materials at the borders in eastern Ladakh. Both the countries are locked in ten week long stand-off at multiple points, hitherto unprecedented along the border.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BJP-called shutdown observed in 8 north Bengal districts
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) A dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is being observed in eight north Bengal districts on Tuesday amid sporadic disruptions by angry agitators following the "mysterious death" of the party's North Dinajpur MLA.
2020-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Malaysia, S'pore agree to ease curbs for cross-border travel
Kuala Lumpur, July 14 (IANS) Malaysia and Singapore have agreed to mutually ease travel restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resume some necessary travels between the two countries, the governments said on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
Ayodhya seers up in arms over Oli's remarks on Lord Ram
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Saints and seers in Ayodhya are up in arms over the statement made by Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli that the real Ayodhya was in Nepal and Lord Ram was a Nepali
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Thought we were dead & buried: Morgan recalls 2019 WC final
London, July 14 (IANS) Eoin Morgan jogged down the memory lane and recalled the time he created history by becoming the first England captain to lift the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup. On this day, last year, Morgan saw his team get the better of Kane Williamson's New Zealand in the final to finally end their World Cup drought.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pennsylvania police kneeling on man's neck sparks protest
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Video of a Pennsylvania police officer placing his knee on a man's head and neck outside a hospital prompted protests and an investigation into the incident was underway, the media reported.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Hyd's Biophore ramps up Favipiravir production
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Biophore India Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced that it has successfully completed the validation of Favipiravir and scaled-up its production.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Sony launches new wireless speaker range in India
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Sony India on Tuesday announced expanded its Extra Bass wireless speaker range at a starting price of Rs 8,990.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Really happy to resume some sort of outdoor stick-work, says Sumit
Sonipat (Haryana), July 14 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team's midfielder Sumit has said the time off from national camp has been refreshing for him, and he is now again looking forward to rejoining his teammates soon.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Hockey
NASA astronauts to conduct a pair of spacewalks this month
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Two NASA astronauts will conduct a pair of spacewalks on July 16 and July 21, to finish a 3.5-year effort to upgrade the International Space Stations power system, said the US space agency.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
No need to quarantine: If visiting Punjab for less than 3 days
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Those coming to Punjab for less than 72 hours are now not required to undergo the mandatory home quarantine, and only need to submit a formal undertaking at the border check post.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Australian leaders fear second COVID-19 wave
Melbourne, July 14 (IANS) A recent spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Australian state of Victoria has brought a planned reopening of domestic borders into question, as leaders fear a second wave of infections throughout the country.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Squirrel tests positive for bubonic plague in US
Washington, July 14 (IANS) A squirrel tested positive for bubonic plague in Colorado, prompting the US state to issue a health warning, the media reportedy.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,International
Two COVID-19 cases reported in NBA at restart campus
New York, July 14 (IANS) The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that two players tested positive for COVID-19 after travelling to the league's campus at Walt Disney World Resort.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
US reports nearly 60,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs
Washington, July 14 (IANS) The US has registered another record single-day spike of nearly 60,000 COVID-19 cases, which took the total tally over 3.36 million, according to Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,International
Indian team hasn't yet figured out Pant's batting position, feels Kaif
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif has tried to decode as to why young wicket-keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has been a hit with Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) but has failed to put up consistent performances for Team India on the international arena.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Researchers develop tester to check fabric's ability to stay dry
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Sona College of Technology in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday said its researchers have come up with a sweat transfer tester that will allow fabric makers to assess how well the cloth can handle perspiration.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
1 killed in Vizag Pharma City fire (Ld)
Visakhapatnam, July 14 (IANS) A man died and four others were injured in a massive fire that broke out at Visakha Solvents plant at Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City in Parwada on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam on Monday night.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
COVID-19 cases surging as US never shut down entirely: Fauci
Washington, July 14 (IANS) America's top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci has said the US was witnessing the new surge in the number of COVID-19 cases was because the country never shut down entirely.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Odisha's corona cases cross 14,000 mark, death toll at 74
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) The COVID-19 positive cases crossed the 14,000 mark in Odisha with the detection of 543 new cases, informed the health department on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
UNSC to hold first in-person meeting in 4 months
United Nations, July 14 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) will hold an in-person meeting on Tuesday, the first since mid-March when the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to convene virtually.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ireland makes wearing mask on public transport mandatory
Dublin, July 14 (IANS) Ireland has made wearing a mask or face covering while using public transportation mandatory or one could face a fine of $2,837 or an imprisonment of six months or even both of them, according to new regulations issued by the government.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Ireland,Human Interest/Society
Cuomo releases new guidance on NY school reopening
New York, July 14 (IANS) New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that public schools in the state can reopen in the fall if located in phase-four reopening regions where daily infection rate remains 5 per cent or lower over a 14-day average.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
State RERAs resolve 48,556 cases in 3 years
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Real Estate Regulatory Authorities across states have resolved 48,556 cases since the implementation of the RERA Act in 2017.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Samsung in talks with LG Display for panel supply: Report
Seoul, July 14 (IANS) Samsung Electronics is in talks with competitor LG Display for the purchase of display panels amid its transition to production of next-generation display.
2020-07-14
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Trudeau sorry for not recusing from charity group contract move
Ottawa, July 14 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he made a mistake in not recusing himself from cabinet discussions about granting a summer student volunteer program of millions of dollars to a charity group which have close links to himself and his family members.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Domestic passenger vehicle sales fall 50% in June
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Domestic passenger vehicle sales halved in June compared to the same period of last year, due to the economic turbulence caused by coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No physical functioning of Delhi HC, subordinate courts till July 31
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has extended the suspension of its functioning as well as that of its subordinate courts till July 31 in view of the prevalent COVID-19 situation.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
US strengthening Indo-Pacific policies against Chinese threats: Pompeo
New York, July 14 (IANS) Accusing China of posing an "unprecedented threat" to the Indo-Pacific region, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declared that the US was strengthening its policies there and dismissed Beijing's maritime claims against its neighbours.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Israel govt's decision to shut pools, gyms reversed
Tel Aviv, July 14 (IANS) Israel's parliamentary special committee on the novel coronavirus has decided to reverse the government's decision to close public swimming pools and gyms across the country.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Singer Rahi Sayed: I feel responsibility to represent youth of Kashmir
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) The Kashmiri singer-songwriter Rahi Sayed is quite overwhelmed by the response to his new single "Sarmast". He says, coming from a place like Kashmir, he feels a certain responsibility to represent the youth of the state in the right manner.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
No return to old normal for foreseeable future: WHO chief
Geneva, July 14 (IANS) There will be no return to the "old normal" for the foreseeable future as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and too many countries were still headed in the wrong direction, the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,International
On this day: Boundary count helps England lift maiden WC trophy
London, July 14 (IANS) On July 14 last year, the entire world witnessed one of the most dramatic cricket games ever played. The World Cup 2019 summit clash between England and New Zealand at the iconic Lord's became one of the most iconic and memorable World Cup finals of all time in the history of the tournament.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
NZ opposition leader resigns
Wellington, July 14 (IANS) New Zealand's opposition party leader Todd Muller resigned on Tuesday after less than two months in the role.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
California indoor businesses to shut amid surging COVID-19 cases
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) California authorities have announced that indoor activities at restaurants and museums would be closed statewide while other operations, including barbershops and hair salons, in 30 of 58 counties would be shut as well due to a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
Google, Facebook join lawsuit against student visa restrictions
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech firms have joined the lawsuit filed by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) last week to block Donald Trump administration's decision to ban foreign students taking only online courses.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
4-year-old found hanging from tree in UP
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) The body of a four-year-old boy, who had gone missing from his house in Aliganj area, have been found hanging from a tree with injury marks on his face, police said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
San Diego Navy ship blaze rages into 2nd day
San Diego, July 14 (IANS) US Navy officials said that the fire ravaging the amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard in San Diego has continued for a second day and reached temperatures as high as 1,000 degrees, the media reported.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Another Vikas Dubey accomplice arrested
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) The Kanpur Police have arrested another member of the Vikas Dubey gang, Shashikant alias Sonu, on Tuesday from the Mela Tiraha area in Kanpur.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex drops over 300 points, finance, banking stocks plunge
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened on a negative note on Tuesday with the BSE Sensex falling over 300 points.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Raj Cong in-charge appeals Pilot to attend crucial CLP meet
New Delhi/Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Amid the political crisis in Rajasthan, party state in-charge Avinash Pande on Tuesday once again urged Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot to attend the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul Dev among first few actors to resume filming after lockdown
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Rahul Dev is among the actors who have hit the sets soon after shooting resumed post lockdown, and he is enjoying being back at work.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Surge of COVID-19 cases in US causes testing delays
Washington, July 14 (IANS) The recent surge in the number COVID-19 cases across the US has resulted in delays in processing and delivering test results, a leading American diagnostic service company said.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,International
This UP boy also scored 100%
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) While Divyanshi Jain, who scored 100 per cent marks in Class 12 in the CBSE examinations on Monday has got her share of glory, her counterpart Tushar Singh, who also scored 100 per cent marks, somehow missed out on the spotlight.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Beijing's pursuit of South China Sea resources unlawful: Pompeo
Washington, July 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that China's pursuit of offshore resources in parts of the South China Sea was "completely unlawful".
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
India's Covid cases cross 9L-mark with over 28K new cases
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India recorded a spike of more than 28,000 cases for the second consecutive day in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 9,06,752 cases with a death total of 23,727, the Health Ministry's data stated on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
One more COVID-19 case in Premier League, total now 20
London, July 14 (IANS) A total of 20 coronavirus positive cases have been reported so far in the Premier League since testing began in May.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Indian-origin leader elected Suriname President
New York, July 14 (IANS) Chandrikapersad Santokhi has been elected the President of Suriname by the Latin American country's National Assembly, according to media reports.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,National
Batterygate: Apple to pay $25 each to affected iPhone users
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Apple has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit against 'Batterygate by paying affected US customers $25 each for slowing down their older iPhone models without notice.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Covid-19 takes 93 lives in Agra in around 100 days
Agra, July 14 (IANS) More than the lack of medical facilities, it is the critical delay in testing samples of Covid-19 to ensure early treatment of patients, that has taken a heavy toll of lives in Agra which has recorded 93 deaths in around 100 days.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Injured Inspector recounts July 3 horror by Vikas Dubey gang
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) July 14 (IANS) Police Inspector Bithoor, Kaushalendra Pratap Singh, who was injured in the July 3 ambush in the Bikru village, has now been discharged and is ready to tell the ghastly story of that night when he lost eight of his colleagues in the shootout by gangster Vikas Dubey.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK's new immigration rules ends EU freedom of movement
London, July 14 (IANS) UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has unveiled plans for a post-Brexit immigration system for the UK, which will end the freedom of movement for millions of European Union (EU) nationals.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
This Facebook robot walks on power lines to install fiber-optic cable
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Facebook has developed an aerial fiber deployment solution that uses a robot to safely deploy a specialised fiber-optic cable on medium-voltage (MV) power lines that can dramatically lower the cost of deploying fiber by utilising electrical infrastructure.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Vikas Dubey's archrival recalls his terror
Kanpur, July 14 (IANS) The archrival of slain gangster Vikas Dubey and former chairman of Kanpur Dehat's Shivli Nagar Panchayat, Lallan Bajpai, 60, has finally come out in the open to talk about the terror of the gangster.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Chicago Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19
New York, July 14 (IANS) The Chicago Marathon, scheduled to be held on October 11 this year, has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,Athletics
Spanish govt rules out mandatory face mask use
Madrid, July 14 (IANS) The Spanish government has uled out making the use of face masks mandatory in all indoor and outdoor settings if safe social distancing can be maintained.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Chinese firm's smartwatch tracker for the elderly at hacking risk
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Security researchers have disclosed a set of serious security flaws in a smartwatch tracker by Chinese developer 3G Electronics for the elderly and the vulnerable, especially those with dementia or other cognitive impairments.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Fleet Week 2020 in San Francisco cancelled amid pandemic
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) Fleet Week San Francisco 2020 has been cancelled amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it was reported.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
India's Covid tally will cross 10L mark this week: Rahul
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Questioning the Narendra Modi government over the handling of the novel coronavirus situation in the country, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the country's tally will cross 10 lakh mark this week.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
UP minister asks staff to hold 'puja' to contain floods
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) In a bizarre order, the Uttar Pradesh Minister for Jal Shakti Mahendra Singh, has directed the field staff of the irrigation department to hold regular 'puja' at the rivers where water levels have started rising due to rains.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Toddler killed in NYC shooting
New York, July 14 (IANS) A one-year-old boy was killed during a shooting incident in New York City, authorities said.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK mulls doubling terms for assaulting emergency workers
London, July 14 (IANS) The UK government has launched a public consultation on doubling maximum prison sentences for assaulting emergency workers.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Barcelona secure Brazilian teenager Gustavo Maia: reports
Rio de Janeiro, July 14 (IANS) Barcelona have exercised an option to sign teenage forward Gustavo Maia from Brazil's Sao Paulo, according to media reports in the South American country.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
WH urges FDA to reconsider HCQ for COVID-19 treatment
Washington, July 14 (IANS) The White House has urged the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reinstate its emergency use authorization (EUA) for the anti-malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), for COVID-19 treatment.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Japan PM visits flood-hit region, pledges financial support
Tokyo, July 14 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the flood-hit Kumamoto prefecture to assess the devastation and pledged the central government's support to local municipalities.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Serie A: Inter Milan up to second after win over Torino
Rome, July 14 (IANS) Inter Milan moved to the second place in Serie A after completing a strong comeback win to defeat Torino 3-1 at home.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
'Maddam Sir' cast salutes efforts of police in corona battle
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actors Yukti Kapoor and Gulki Joshi, who are a part of TV show "Maddam Sir", have saluted the spirit of the police for their efforts in the battle against the Covid outbreak.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Costa Rican midfielder Bryan Ruiz leaves Santos
Rio de Janeiro, July 14 (IANS) Costa Rica international midfielder Bryan Ruiz has parted ways with Santos after just 14 matches in two years with the Brazilian Serie A giants.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Global COVID-19 cases surpass 13mn mark: Johns Hopkins
Washington, July 14 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has surpassed the 13 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 572,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
DPS Srinagar beckons Kashmiri students to World class academic excellence
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) When the Delhi Public School (DPS) was established on the outskirts of Srinagar city in March 2003, it was thought to be yet another addition to the mushrooming growth of Kashmir's 'teaching shops'.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Red alert in B'desh's Teesta barrage zone
Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has issued a red alert at the Teesta Barrage Point area under Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat district as the river was flowing more than 53 cm above the danger level.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Trump vs Fauci reaches fever pitch as WH smear campaign rages (Ld)
New York, July 14 (IANS) It's official. The White House has turned on America's top infectious diseases expert, Anthony Fauci, spraying into public view a longlist of "mistakes" he has made since the COVID-19 pandemic began and seeking to undercut the doctor's reputation as a trusted voice on public health and exit strategy during a pandemic that has killed over 135,000 Americans.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,National
Tahir Raj Bhasin is glad that people will experience '83' in theatres
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who steps into the shoes of legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar in "83", says he is glad that people will get to experience the upcoming film in theatres.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
More people could slip into hunger as result of COVID-19: UN Chief
United Nations, July 14 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that many more people could slip into hunger this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
17 US states sue Trump administration over visa rule on foreign students
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Seventeen US states and the District of Columbia sued the administration of President Donald Trump to reject the federal government's recent rule stripping foreign students of their visas if the institution they are enrolled in only offers online teaching this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Nations heading in wrong direction with Covid-19: WHO
Geneva, July 14 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic will get "worse and worse" if governments fail to take more decisive action, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
'Most UK businesses unprepared for end of Brexit transition period'
London, July 14 (IANS) Only a quarter of British businesses said they are fully ready when Brexit transition period expires on Dec. 31, a survey from the Institute of Directors revealed.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
Nithya Menen: Important for me to do films that stand the test of time
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Actress Nithya Menen has entertained many with her hit films in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu languages, and she forayed Hindi cinema last year with "Mission Mangal". For her, it is not enough to entertain people. She wants to do films that stand the test of time.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Thai PM hints at cabinet reshuffle after budget debate
Bangkok, July 14 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that he plans to reshuffle his Cabinet team after the annual budget debate concludes in September.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
11 more deaths take UK COVID-19 death toll to 44,830
London, July 14 (IANS) Another 11 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Sunday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,830, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Despite corona, record international study permits by Canada
Toronto, July 14 (IANS) As the US puts in place stringent conditions for foreign students, Canada is issuing a record number of study permits for international students despite the corona restrictions.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Canada,National
Turkish FM urges for withdrawal of Haftar forces in Libya
Ankara, July 14 (IANS) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on the forces of Khalifa Haftar in Libya to retreat from the cities of Sirte and Jufra.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
US stocks end mixed as Covid-19 uncertainty weighs
New York, July 14 (IANS) Wall Street's major averages erased strong earlier gains to finish mixed as investors focused on a continued spike in coronavirus infections in the United States.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Ayushmann Khurrana: I choose films that have no reference points
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana says he has always opted for films that have no reference point and that he has done so deliberately.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Hanna' gets greenlit for third season
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Within weeks of the premiere of its second season, the Esme Creed-Miles starrer action drama series "Hanna" has been renewed for a third season.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Putin, Erdogan discuss Hagia Sophia over telephone
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed in a phone conversation developments in Syria and Libya, as well as the fate of Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia, the Kremlin said.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Dhvani Bhanushali's 'Vaaste' crosses 7 million views
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Singer Dhvani Bhanushali is ecstatic. Her single "Vaaste" has crossed seven million views on YouTube. She says watching her dream fulfilled is a thrilling experience.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
US biggest "safe haven for hackers": spokesperson
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) The infamous PRISM program has revealed that the United States is the world's biggest safe haven for hackers perpetrating indiscriminate and illegal cyber espionage and surveillance throughout the world, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said.
2020-07-14
Category: International, China,Politics
Speaker retains membership of Aditi Singh, Rakesh Singh
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) The Congress suffered a major setback in Uttar Pradesh as the petition demanding the termination of two party MLAs Aditi Singh and Rakesh Singh was rejected by the Speaker after a long hearing. Both the suspended MLAs will continue to be MLAs.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Trump versus Fauci reaches fever pitch as White House smear campaign rages
New York, July 14 (IANS) It's official. The White House is headlining a vicious smear campaign against America's top infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, spraying into public view a longlist of "mistakes" Fauci has made since the pandemic began and seeking to undercut the doctor's reputation as the last word on public health during a pandemic that has killed more than 135,000 Americans.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
German health minister warns of second COVID-19 wave
Berlin, July 14 (IANS) German Health Minister Jens Spahn urged citizens to maintain COVID-19 protective measures, in particular during the summer holiday season, and stressed that "the threat of a second wave is real."
2020-07-14
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Ruling parties in Galicia, Basque win in regional elections
Madrid, July 14 (IANS) The ruling parties in Galicia and the Basque Country in northern Spain won in the regional elections after voting took place more than three months later than originally planned due to the raging coronavirus.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Red alert in B'desh's Teesta barrage zone, 7 mn hit by floods
Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) A red alert was sounded in Bangladesh's flood-affected Teesta zone on Monday while an eight-month-old girl in Lalmonirhat district became the latest fatality in the ongoing floods.
2020-07-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Woman commits suicide at quarantine centre in Assam
Silchar (Assam)/Agartala, July 14 (IANS) A 32-year-old woman, who was in institutional quarantine in Southern Assam's Hailakandi district along with her family on return from Bengaluru, reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself, police said on Monday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Gujarat HC functioning affected as 10 more staff test positive
Gandhinagar, July 14 (IANS) After seven of its employees tested positive for coronavirus last week, the Gujarat High Court saw 10 more of its staff getting contracted by the virus, affecting the normal course of its functioning.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sara Ali Khan's driver tests Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan's driver has tested positive for Covid-19. However, the actress, her family and other staff members have tested negative.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Amid Rajasthan crisis, ED, IT raids on people close to Gehlot (3rd Ld)
Jaipur/New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) As the political crisis in Rajasthan was playing out in the open for the Congress, the Income Tax and Enforcement Directorate teams on Monday raided multiple premises connected with people from Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's camp.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Shaheen Bhatt shares hate messages she received, warns of legal action
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt's sister Shaheen has shared screenshots on Instagram of hate messages and rape threats that she has been getting from unknown people. Shaheen has also warned of legal action against her abusers.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lockdown in 2 Covid-hit K'taka districts from Wednesday
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) With Covid cases spiking by the day, two districts in Karnataka -- Dakshina Kannada and Dharwad -- on Monday declared 7-day and 10-day lockdown from Wednesday till July 21 and July 24, respectively, to contain the coronavirus spread.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Brutal murder caught on CCTV in Delhi, 3 apprehended
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In a shocking incident caught on camera in West Delhi, a 25-year-old man was stabbed to death allegedly by a juvenile and his two friends after the victim warned them not to perform bike stunts in Raghubir Nagar.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Huge fire breaks out in Vizag Pharma City
Visakhapatnam, July 14 (IANS) Massive fire broke out at a company's plant in Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City in Parwada on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam late on Monday night.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ileana D'Cruz captures her 'forever' mood
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actress Ileana DCruz took to social media to capture her "forever mood", and that is being a "goofball".
2020-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
DRDO develops software tool for tracking Covid patients in quarantine
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a software tool for enforcement of quarantine, which will be implemented in partnership with the Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA), an industry body of software professionals.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Shekhar Kapur: Dangerous to start filming in close interiors
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur feels it's risky to resume shooting or dubbing in close interior spaces amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
PM allows Priyanka Gandhi's request to stay on in Lutyens' bungalow for some time (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) In a remarkably statesman like move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to a request to allow Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to retain the 35, Lodhi Estate Bungalow for some time. Just when people thought there is witch hunt against the erstwhile first family of Indian politics, the PM's move once again validated his large heartedness.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BCCI appoints Hemang Amin as interim CEO
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) With former CEO Rahul Johris resignation being accepted and him being asked to leave via email, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to appoint Hemang Amin as the interim CEO of the board. The board employees were informed about the arrangement on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pilot releases video of his MLAs strategising in Manesar
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Rebellious Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Monday released the first-ever video showing Congress and other MLAs from his camp strategising in a resort situated in Haryana's Manesar.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Shops to open 7 hours only during Bengaluru lockdown
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka government will allow essential services providers to sell food, groceries, fruits, milk and other items for only seven hours during the complete lockdown starting from 8 p.m. on Tuesday, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Mouni Roy travels from UAE post 4 months of lockdown
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actress Mouni Roy, who was stranded in UAE during the coronavirus lockdown, has finally been able to fly.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Online Open Book Exam to begin from August 17, DU tells HC
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi University has informed the Delhi High Court that the online Open Book Examination (OBE) for final year students of all undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including School of Open Learning (SOL) and Non Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB), will commence from August 17.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
No near-term recovery for India's NBFIs: Fitch Ratings
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A near-term recovery for India's non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) is not probable due to the fallout of coronavirus pandemic, Fitch Ratings said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
1,550 new cases, nine deaths in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Telangana crossed 36,000 as 1,550 fresh cases were reported on Monday, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India's June consumer price index at 6.09%
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's retail or consumer price index stood at 6.09 per cent in June, official data showed on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Taapsee Pannu recalls 'too many firsts' associated with 'Saand Ki Aankh'
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Filmwriter Tushar Hiranandani made his directorial debut with the Bhumi Pednekar-Taapsee Pannu starrer "Saand Ki Aankh" last year. On his birthday on Monday, Taapsee opened up about the film, calling it the "first biggest experiment" of her career.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rail Bhawan shut for 2 days after officials test Covid positive
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Railways Ministry will remain closed for the next two days as a matter of "precaution" after some officials were found to be positive for coronavirus, an official statement said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Oli's shocker: India created fake Ayodhya, Ram was from Nepal
Kathmandu, July 13 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli has claimed that India has created a 'fake' Ayodhya, and Lord Ram was originally from Nepal -- a shocking statement that has come at a time when India's diplomatic ties with the Himalayan nation is going through certain upheavals.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Nepal,Politics
Finance Minister reviews Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday pushed for stringent follow-up action with states, where the subsidy under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) is pending, to ensure payment of all pending claims to farmers at the earliest.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Donal Bisht launches campaign to uplift spirits of fellow actors
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Actress Donal Bisht has been spreading the message of positivity throughout the lockdown period. She has now launched a campaign to help uplift the spirits of her fellow actors.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Let Gehlot prove numbers instead of shunting MLAs to resorts: Pilot loyalist
Jaipur, July 13 (IANS) Why did Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot shunt his MLAs to a resort in a luxury bus after flashing a victory sign during the CLP meeting called on Monday? If he is claiming 'all is well' within his camp, he should immediately call for a floor test in the Assembly to show his strength, one of the Sachin Pilot loyalists told IANS here after Rajasthan Congress MLAs were sent to the Fairmont Hotel soon after the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting called at the CMs residence on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
CBDT allows one-time relaxation for e-filed ITR verification
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The CBDT has extended a one-time relaxation for verification of e-filed tax returns for assessment years 2015-16 to 2019-20.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bus services between Ahmedabad, 2 other cities suspended too
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) In view of the escalating numbers of corona patients in Gujarat, especially in its southern part, the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation on Monday decided that it will suspend bus services between Ahmedabad to Bharuch and Vadodara too.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Darshan Raval to unveil his new monsoon song
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Singer Darshan Raval's fans have now become used to his monsoon releases. He will soon treat his admirers with "Ek tarfa".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Assam flood situation worsensdeteriorates; 50 dead, 24 lakh hit
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) With six more deaths in Assam on Monday, the death toll in the ongoing floods has risen to 50 while the situation was deteriorating in 27 of the state's 33 districts affecting around 24 lakh people, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Franklin Templeton funds received Rs 3,275 cr since closure
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Franklin Templeton India's six shut funds have received Rs 3,275 crore from maturities, pre-payments and coupon payments since the announcement of their winding up in April.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
J&K L-G launches 10 power projects, lays foundation for 7 others
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) In a major boost to the power sector in Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor, G.C. Murmu on Monday e-inaugurated 10 power projects worth Rs 19.51 crore for Srinagar, Shopian, Anantnag, Budgam and Kulgam districts and laid foundation stones for 7 others worth Rs 30.35 crore for Srinagar, Pulwama, Anantnag and Baramulla districts.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Scrap the amendments to poll rules, DMK urges EC
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday urged the Election Commission to recommend to the Centre to scrap the amendments made to The Conduct of Elections (Amendment) Rules, 2019 and The Conduct of Elections (Amendment)Rules, 2020.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Only 9-day lockdown in Bengaluru from Tuesday night: CM
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday asserted that the 9-day lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts from Tuesday would not be extended beyond July 22.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
SC to hear plea seeking SIT probe into killing of Dubey, aides on Tuesday
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea seeking a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into encounters of Vikas Dubey and his five aides, who were allegedly involved in the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur on July 3.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yes Bank fraud: ED files supplementary charge sheet
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Five days after it attached properties worth Rs 2,203 crore in the Yes Bank fraud case, the Enforcement Directorate filed a supplementary charge sheet before a special court in Mumbai, naming 11 other accused in the matter, official sources said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
TN logs 4,328 fresh coronavirus infections on Monday
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) As many as 4,328 cases of fresh coronavirus infection have been registered in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, said the state Health Department.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
CBSE report card: From 83.4% in 2019 to 88.78% this year
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education declared the results of the 12th class Board examination on Monday afternoon with a total of 88.78 per cent students passing the exams.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
ISIS-linked accounts on Facebook still evading detection: Report
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Despite Facebook's efforts to make the platform free of terrorist propaganda, pro-Islamic State (ISIS) accounts have found ways to survive on the platform, says a new report from non-profit Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) released on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google to fund 1 lakh scholarships, launches career certificates
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Google on Monday announced a new Google Career Certificates that will help Americans get qualifications in high-paying high-growth job fields ? no college degree required.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Education
Quarantined CMs to dead MLAs: India's politicians battle Covid-19
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) When it comes to Covid-19, everyone is in danger, including India's political class with Karnataka Tourism Minister C.T. Ravi becoming the latest politician to test positive for the dreaded virus.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
K'taka Covid tally crosses 41k with 2,738 new cases
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka has registered 2,738 new Covid-19 cases with majority of the cases emerging from Bengaluru, breaching the 40,000 mark for the state's tally to settle at 41,581 even as 73 people succumbed to the virus, said an official on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Now a demand for building church at Telangana Secretariat
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Amid the ongoing row over demolition of two mosques and a temple in Telangana Secretariat premises and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's announcement to rebuild them, the Federation of Telugu Churches (FTC) has requested the state government to also construct a church in the new complex.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Rohit Sharma to lead over Kohli in Moody's World T20 XI
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Former Australia all-rounder turned coach Tom Moody picked Rohit Sharma over Virat Kohli to lead his World XI side, also leaving out Mahendra Singh Dhoni and handing the wicket-keeping gloves to West Indies' Nicholas Pooran instead. But he clarified that it was a current team and not one from the recent past.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Delhi records 1,246 more coronavirus cases, 40 deaths
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) With 1,246 new coronavirus cases and 40 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital recorded a total tally of 1,13,740 cases and 3,411 deaths as on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Amid Rajasthan crisis, ED, IT raids on people close to Gehlot (2nd Ld)
Jaipur/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) As the political crisis in Rajasthan was playing out in the open for the Congress, the Income Tax and Enforcement Directorate teams on Monday raided multiple premises connected with people from Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's camp.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
FDCI Designer Stockroom goes online
New Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) on Monday announced taking the fourth edition of Designer Stockroom online. The online sale will be held from July 31 to August 2.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pant & Raina hit the nets in bid to get back in the groove
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and veteran batsman Suresh Raina hit the nets on Monday in their bid to stay in the groove amid the COVID-19 pandemic which has pushed competitive cricket in the country to the backwaters.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
6,497 new corona cases in Maha, 193 more casualties
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Maharashtra's coronavirus tally crossed the 2.60-lakh mark with 6,497 new cases and the state reported 193 more deaths even as Mumbai notched a case doubling rate of 50 days, the highest in India, officials said here on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
J&K: 314 test positive, Covid-19 tally is 10,827
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) At least 314 people tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as the total number of people infected by the deadly virus reached 10,827 in the Union Territory, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Ahead of Bengaluru lockdown, hundreds rush back home
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Ahead of the complete city-wide lockdown in Bengaluru starting from Tuesday evening, hundreds of people rushed back to their hometowns, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Padmanabhaswamy temple: SC declines to order opening of vault B
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the rights of the Travancore royal family in the affairs of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple of Thiruvananthapuram, while declining to rule on the opening of "Kallara B (secret vault), and leaving the "issue to the best judgement and discretion" of the administrative and advisory committees.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Protesting MLA's death, BJP calls for 12-hr shutdown in north Bengal
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown in eight north Bengal districts on Tuesday, protesting against the unnatural death of its legislator from North Dinajpur's Hemtabad Debendra Nath Ray.
2020-07-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Buttler has got two Test matches to save his career: Gough
London, July 13 (IANS) Former England pacer Darren Gough feels under-fire wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler has got two games to save his Test career.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Allahabad HC dismisses plea for probe into Dubey encounter
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a judicial inquiry into the encounter death of gangster Vikas Dubey.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lucknow girl stuns all with 100% marks in CBSE
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Getting hundred per cent marks in examinations is no mean feat but Divyanshi Jain of Lucknow has done the impossible.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
902 new cases take Gujarat's Covid-19 tally to 42,808
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) With the highest (902) single-day Covid-19 cases on Monday, Gujarat inched towards the 43,000-mark. The number of cases climbed to 42,808 and 10 more fatalities took the Covid-19 toll to 2,057.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Vodafone Idea moves TDSAT against TRAI's blocking of premium plan
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Vodafone Idea has moved the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) against the telecom regulator's directive blocking certain premium plans of Airtel and Vodafone Idea over net neutrality issues, sources said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Apple allocates over $400mn of $2.5bn California housing commitment
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Apple on Monday said it will spend more than $400 million toward affordable housing projects and homeowner assistance programmes in California this year, marking a major milestone in the company's multi-year $2.5 billion commitment to combat the housing crisis in the state.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology