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Artificial pancreas tested for patients with Type-2 diabetes
London, Aug 5 (IANS) An artificial pancreas could soon help people living with Type-2 diabetes and who also require kidney dialysis.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
India can win 4-0 or 3-1 against England: Gavaskar (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Fifty summers ago, when India under Ajit Wadekar's stewardship landed in England and won their first Test series against the Old Enemy as it were, young guns Sunil Gavaskar, Gundappa Vishwanath, Eknath Solkar, Ashok Mankad and Abid Ali were at the vanguard of Vijay Merchant's change agent experiment.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Spin' is a potential conversation starter on nuanced representation of Indian-American community
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol is very excited to play a pivotal role in the upcoming Disney film 'Spin' that revolves around an Indian American family. The actor says that the film attempts to start a conversation on breaking the stereotype and right representation of the Indian-American community in a more nuanced manner that the mainstream American films and TV have not done for quite some time.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trent Bridge crowd buys ticket for deceased fan
Nottingham, Aug 5 (IANS) The crowd at Trent Bridge, venue of the ongoing first Test between India and England, used a novel way to honour a cricket fan who passed away recently.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Covid booster shot produced robust response against Delta: Moderna
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Moderna's booster shots against Covid-19 have shown robust antibody responses, according to results of Phase 2 clinical trials published on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Andhra CM launches 'Jagananna Pacha Thoranam - Vana Mahotsavam'
Mangalagiri (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday launched 'Jagananna Pacha Thoranam - Vana Mahotsavam' by planting a sapling at AIIMS Mangalagiri.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Olympics: Wrestler Dahiya loses in final, bags silver in 57kg freestyle
Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya fought a brave bout but could not overcome the Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) Zavur Uguev in the final of the men's freestyle 57kg at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. The 23-year-old Indian had to settle for a silver medal as the ROC wrestler won the bout 7-4 on points.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Congress' K'taka, MP chiefs discuss Covid 'mismanagement' by BJP
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Congress' Karnataka unit President D.K. Shivakumar met his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Kamal Nath on Thursday and discussed the issue of "false statistics" being put out by BJP-ruled states on Covid deaths.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AIADMK Presidium Chairman Madhusudhanan passes away
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Veteran leader and AIADMK Presidium Chairman E. Madhusudhanan passed away at the Apollo Hospitals on Thursday evening, the party said. He was 80.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Ram Subhag Singh is new Himachal Chief Secretary
Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) Additional Chief Secretary Ram Subhag Singh was on Thursday appointed the Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary, replacing Anil Khachi, who has been appointed the state Election Commissioner.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP leader, wife stabbed to death in Gujarat village
Gandhinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) In a shocking incident in Mahisagar district in Gujarat, the police on Thursday found the bodies of district BJP executive member Tribhuvanbhai Panchal and his wife Jashodaben, who were murdered with sharp objects.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
GAIL net profit jumps 498% to Rs 1,530 cr in Q1 FY 22
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Gas transmission utility GAIL (India) has reported a big jump in its profitability during the first quarter of current financial year, on the back of overall improvement in operational parameters with higher margins in gas marketing and better physical performance in natural gas marketing and transmission.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Akshay Oberoi: 'Gurgaon' was a learning experience
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Akshay Oberoi turned nostalgic as his film 'Gurgaon' completed four years of its release date this week. The actor says the 2017 film was a learning experience for him.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
England pacer Archer ruled out of India Tests, T20 World Cup & Ashes
London, Aug 5 (IANS) England pace bowler Jofra Archer has been ruled out of the entire Test series against India, the T20 World Cup and the Ashes this year following recurrence of stress fracture of his right elbow.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Salma Hayek decodes her role in 'Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard'
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Actress Salma Hayek plays the role of international con artist Sonia Kincaid in 'Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' to be released in India on August 6.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Amit Sial on his willingness to play comical roles
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Actor Amit Sial who is known for his roles in shows like 'Inside Edge', 'Mirzapur', 'Jamtara' and the recent political drama 'Maharani', feels that people should trust him as the driving force of a series or a film.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
1st Test: Sharma, Rahul take India to 97/1 at lunch
Nottingham, Aug 5 (IANS) Opener Rohit Sharma (36) fell at the stroke of lunch as India moved to 97/1 on Day 2 of the first Test. KL Rahul was unbeaten on 48.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Haryana announces Rs 4 cr reward for wrestler Ravi Kumar
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday congratulated wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya for bagging silver in men's 57 kg freestyle wrestling at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Politics
Two new Philips TWS headphones now in India
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) TPV Technology, license partner of Philips, on Thursday unveiled two new wireless headphones from the Philips audio range in India.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Finance Ministry releases Rs 685.80 cr grant for Urban Local Bodies
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Union Finance Ministry has released an amount of Rs 685.80 crore to four states for providing grants to the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs).
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Husband of Bihar ward councillor booked for thrashing 4 youths
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) The Bhojpur police have registered an FIR against the husband of a ward councillor for allegedly assaulting 4 youths over battery theft and pouring petrol on their private parts, an official said on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Northeast to witness enhanced rainfall, MP to see more showers
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast fairly widespread/widespread rainfall is very likely over Madhya Pradesh during next five days, with reduction thereafter and fairly widespread/widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls very likely over West Bengal, Odisha, and Jharkhand on Friday and Bihar for three days from Saturday onwards.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Airtel partners with Google Cloud, Cisco to launch Airtel Office Internet
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced the launch of 'Airtel Office Internet', a unified enterprise grade solution for the emerging digital connectivity needs of small businesses and early-stage tech startups, among others.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Octogenarian mother donates kidney to save son's life
Noida, Aug 5 (IANS) A 80-year-old mother has donated her kidney to save the life of her son, displaying the epitome of love and sacrifice. The case has entered the India Book of Records for the 'aged living female kidney donor'.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
'Allegations serious if reports true': SC seeks Centre's stance on Pegasus row
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said allegations of the Pegasus-related snooping are serious, if the reports in the newspapers are correct, and sought the Centre's stand on petitions, including by the Editors Guild of India and senior journalist N. Ram, seeking a probe into the Israeli spyware matter.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
Olympic hockey: To see the result we got today was pretty special: India coach Graham Reid
Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid said on Thursday that people around the world will feel very privileged and proud on seeing the performance of his team after the 5-4 win over Germany in the bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Suchitra Pillai goes down memory lane on completion of 20 yrs of 'Dil Chahta Hai'
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Actress Suchitra Pillai has been making a mark with her roles in films for a long time now. To nudge your memory, she played Saif Ali Khan's girlfriend Priya in 'Dil Chahta Hai', and now as the movie has completed 20 years, Suchitra has a lot to share about it. She played a major role in it and for her this movie is very special.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TN Text Book Corporation drops caste name from school textbooks
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu textbook corporation has started implementing the order of the state government which was given a few years ago to drop the caste surnames in streets and roads of Tamil Nadu, a statement from the state Text Book corporation on Thursday said.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Doctors swim half-a-km to save patient in flood-hit Bengal
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) The Udaynarayanpur block in Howrah district is one of the worst-affected areas in the recent floods in West Bengal, where most villages are under chest-deep water.
2021-08-05
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Mozilla slams Facebook for banning third-party researchers
San Francisco, Aug 5 (IANS) Firefox browser developer Mozilla has slammed Facebook for terminating the accounts of New York University researchers, saying that the claims made by the social network "simply do not hold water".
2021-08-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Nikitaa collaborates with American rap duo Flyana Boss for 'Boomerang'
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Indie artiste Nikitaa has collaborated with American rap duo Flyana Boss for her latest single "Boomerang".
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
New curbs in TN's Coimbatore, Tirupur as Covid cases rise
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore and Tirupur districts have imposed new curbs after witnessing a slight spike in Covid-19 cases.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Video of 'Saath Kya Nibhaoge' almost a small 'desi' film: Farah Khan
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Celebrated filmmaker and choreographer Farah Khan who has directed the upcoming music video - Saath Kya Nibhaoge - featuring Sonu Sood and Nidhhi Agerwal - says that this is one of the music videos she did that is shot in the hinterland of our country to bring the 'desi' flavour to the song.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Adani Transmission logs 22% rise in Q1 net profit
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Adani Transmission Ltd on Thursday reported a 22 per cent rise in its consolidated net profit for the April-June quarter at Rs 433.34 crore.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Prominent Dalit leader N. Mahesh joins BJP in K'taka
Bengaluru, Aug 5 (IANS) Prominent Dalit leader and former state president of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) N. Mahesh joined the BJP on Thursday in Karnataka. He was the lone MLA from BSP and minister for primary and secondary education in Congress-JD (S) coalition government.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Sidharth Malhotra says playing Vikram Batra was challenging as an actor
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra was very keen to bring the story of Captain Vikram Batra, hero of the Kargil War, to life. He says playing the Param Vir Chakra recipient on the silver screen was not only a huge responsibility but also very challenging.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI arrests 3 from Maharashtra in UP bank fraud case
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested three absconding accused in a bank fraud case in Lucknow from Maharashtra.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Once Doon School goalie, Odisha CM stands tall for hockey in India
Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 (IANS) When India won the hockey bronze in Tokyo, many praised Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who was the goalkeeper of Doon School hockey team, for singularly supporting the Indian team since 2018.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey,Politics
Floods wreak havoc in north MP, thousands marooned
Bhopal, Aug 5 (IANS) Torrential rain has created havoc in Madhya Pradesh as a result of which the lives of thousands of people are in danger. The army has been called in to help in relief and rescue operations. Helicopters have been pressed into service to evacuate people.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Pooja Hegde: Telugu film industry takes me as their own
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Actress Pooja Hegde might be working in three different film industries at the moment, but she never differentiated between them.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Olympics: Wrestler Ravi Kumar loses in final, bags silver in 57kg freestyle
Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar won the silver medal in men's freestyle 57kg after losing to Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) Zavur Uguev in the final at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. The ROC wrestler won the bout 7-4 on points.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Coordination among states most critical for tourism revival: FAITH
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) FAITH, the policy federation of all the national associations representing the tourism, travel and hospitality industry of India (ADTOI, ATOAI, FHRAI, HAI, IATO, ICPB, IHHA, ITTA, TAAI, TAFI), under the leadership of the Union Ministry of Tourism, held a virtual meeting with the tourism secretaries of all the states and Union Territories.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajasthan govt creates new Twitter platform for image makeover
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The Rajasthan government, making news for infighting between the two camps led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former Deputy CM Sachin pilot, seems to also be fighting to manage its branding. It has launched a new Twitter channel called 'DIPR Fact Check' which posts the cuttings of stories published in renowned media houses and then pastes its own comments against it to clarify its stand on the news.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
RS passes 3 bills as oppn harps on Pegasus, farm laws & fuel hike
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The upper house of the parliament passed three bills on Thursday amid protest by the opposition members who have been demanding discussion on the Pegasus snooping allegations, farm laws and rise in fuel price.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Govt to resume E-way bill blocking for non-compliant taxpayers
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The government will resume blocking of E-way Bill (EWB) generation facility for all taxpayers who fail file their monthly or quarterly GST return for two successive periods.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Red sanders worth Rs 4.5 Cr seized, 2 held in K'taka
Bengaluru, Aug 5 (IANS) City Crime Branch (CCB) of Karnataka Police have seized nine tons of Red sanders worth Rs 4.5 crore and arrested two persons.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Romaana opens up on special bond with Bollywood lyricist Jaani
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Punjabi singer-songwriter-composer Romaana unveiled his latest song 'Mehrbaniaan', produced by Jaani, Avvy Sra, and Jaydden.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Apple plans to make iOS detect child abuse photos: Report
San Francisco, Aug 5 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to announce photo identification tools that would identify child abuse images in iOS photo libraries, the media reported.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Public Cloud IaaS, PaaS market to reach $400 bn in 2025: IDC
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The combined Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) market is forecast to reach $400 billion in revenues in 2025 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 28.8 per cent the 2021-2025 forecast period, an IDC report showed on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Olympic hockey: Substitute Simranjeet stars in India's bronze medal win
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) In terms of the overall impact on the team, Simranjeet Singhs entry in the Indian mens hockey team at the Tokyo Olympic Games was like that of Italians Paolo Rossi, in the 1982 World Cup, and Salvatore Schillaci, in the 1990 edition of footballs biggest tournament.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Midcaps outperform largecaps in last 12 months
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) As the stock markets surged over the past one year amid the pandemic, midcap stocks outperformed the largecap stocks during the period.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Reliance Animation develops 'Bhaiyyaji Balwan' for Disney Kids
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Set in the quaint town of Gomtipur, 'Bhaiyyaji Balwan' follows the titular Bhaiyyajis fun-filled adventures and his sharp-witted ways of handling tricky situations. This latest animation series brings in storytelling with loads of 'masti', a hint of magic and a dash of action.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Steve Jobs' biographer Isaacson now writing book on Musk
San Francisco, Aug 5 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Thursday announced that Walter Isaacson, biographer of late Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs, is writing a book about him.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Scientists identify protein causing Covid-related inflammation
Toronto, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists have identified a protein in the blood that could be responsible for an aggressive inflammatory response, known as a cytokine storm, which is also the leading cause of death in Covid-19 patients.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Ready for discussion on Pegasus: Oppn in RS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday blamed the Centre for the stalemate and said that the opposition is ready for discussion on the Pegasus snooping issue.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India surpass Germany, No. 1 on Olympic hockey medals chart (2nd lead)
Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) The dreams of billions of hockey fans came true when India bagged a historic bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics, beating Germany 5-4 in an edge-of-the-seat thriller to claim its first medal in 41 years that will hopefully revive the sport's fortunes in a country that is considered the spiritual home of the game.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
We will go ahead with Mekedatu project, says Karnataka CM
Bengaluru, Aug 5 (IANS) Reacting sharply to Tamil Nadu BJP state president K. Annamalai's protest against the proposed Mekedatu balancing reservoir project, Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said that Tamil Nadu is opposing the Mekedatu project for the sake of politicking.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
A year on, what's Sushant death probe status: Maha Cong to CBI
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Exactly a year after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) took over the probe into the death of Bollywood actor the late Sushant Singh Rajput, the Maharashtra Congress on Thursday asked the federal agency to clarify the current status of its longwinded investigation.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Covid: Healthcare workers at high risk of burn-out
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Healthcare staff handling the Covid pandemic since the last 18 months are experiencing high levels of depression, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and burn-out, a global review of such studies has found.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Kerala govt faces criticism over new Covid guidelines
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) The Kerala government has taken a lot of flak over its new Covid guidelines, but the Health Minister has said that there will be no change in the decision.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Covid: Using pressured O2 may cut need for ventilators
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Treating hospitalised Covid-19 patients who have acute respiratory failure with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) can help reduce the need for invasive mechanical ventilation, suggests a study.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
OLED displays to account for 3% of TV panel market in 2021
Seoul, Aug 5 (IANS) OLED displays are expected to account for 3 percent of the total TV panel market this year, a report showed on Thursday, on the back of capacity expansions from the product's sole supplier, LG Display Co.
2021-08-05
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
New Zealand experiences warmest June, July
Wellington, Aug 5 (IANS) New Zealand has just experienced its warmest June and July since records began in 1909 and is on track for its second successive warmest winter on record, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research's (NIWA) said on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Telangana's Dalit Bandhu scheme begins from CM's adopted village
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) The Telangana government on Thursday began implementation of its ambitious 'Telangana Dalit Bandhu' scheme with the release of Rs 7.60 crore to extend financial assistance to 76 Dalit families in Vasalamarri village of Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Chennai turning into a data centre hub
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's capital city Chennai after being the 'Detroit' of India for housing several automobile makers is turning out to become a major data centre hub.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Technology
MP Minister airlifted from flood-hit village in Datia
Datia (MP), Aug 5 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra was airlifted when he got stranded in his home district Datia, where he had gone to take stock of the flood situation. He was rescued by an Air Force helicopter.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Air passenger traffic recovery continued in July: ICRA
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic sequentially grew by 56-57 per cent at around 48-49 lakh in July, ratings agency ICRA said.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2 soldiers, 36 militants killed after attack foiled in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 5 (IANS) Two Afghan soldiers and at least 36 Taliban militants were killed after the government forces repelled an attack on Thursday in the country's eastern province of Nangarhar, a local official confirmed.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Congratulatory messages pour in for Indian hockey team
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As the India Hockey team registered a historic win in the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, the whole country joined in to hail the men in blue.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Manoj Bajpayee on anchoring 3 episodes of 'Crime Patrol Satark'
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee is anchoring three episodes of real-life crime drama series 'Crime Patrol Satark'.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
TECNO's POVA 2 first sale is now live on Amazon at Rs 10,499
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) With an aim to make the 75th Independence Day celebrations more joyful, global smartphone brand TECNO on Thursday announced exciting discounts and offers on some of the brand's popular smartphones for a limited time period, including POVA 2's debut on Amazon.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Over 33,000 evacuated as typhoon Lupit makes landfall in China
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) More than 33,000 residents have been evacuated so far as typhoon Lupit, the ninth one this year, made landfall on Thursday morning in the coastal areas of south China's Guangdong province.
2021-08-05
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
AirAsia India launches flash sale till March 2022
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Budget airline AirAsia India on Thursday announced a flash sale on routes across India with fares starting at Rs 914 (one-way inclusive of taxes).
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TV show 'Nima Denzongpa' spotlights prejudices faced by northeastern community
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Television has a new show titled 'Nima Denzongpa', which highlights the prejudices faced by the northeastern community, says actress Surabhi Das.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Only around 1 lakh voters not vaccinated yet: CM
Panaji, Aug 5 (IANS) Around one lakh people from a population of 15 lakh plus have eluded the state government's 100 per cent vaccination net so far, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Mandaviya discusses vax production with Dr Reddy's Lab Chairman
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday held discussions with Dr Reddy's Laboratories Chairman Dr Satish Reddy in New Delhi. The meeting was held to discuss the Sputnik V vaccine production and its supply. In a tweet, Mandaviya said, "Held a meeting with Dr Satish Reddy, Chairman of Dr Reddys Lab. Had a discussion on the production of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine and its supply".
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Lead all-party delegation to PM against ports law: Cong to Goa CM
Panaji, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro on Thursday urged Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to lead an all-party delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against the recently enacted Major Port Authorities Act, 2021, which the opposition MLA said would render at least "10 to 12" state laws in Goa redundant.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
US wants Pak to keep borders open for Afghan refugees
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A US State Department official has said that Washington wants Pakistan to keep its borders with Afghanistan open for Afghan refugees, the media reported on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
ISRO to launch GISAT-1/EOS-3 on Aug 12
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Three days prior to the celebration of its Independence Day, India will be sending up its earth observation satellite EOS-03 earlier named or the Geo Imaging Satellite-1 (GISAT-1), said the Indian space agency.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Romantic single 'Phir ni kade bulauna' featuring Khushi Chaudhary out
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) A peppy foot-tapping Punjabi single titled 'Phir ni kade bulauna' has been released. The video features 'Naagin 5' actress Khushi Chaudhary.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
One year into reformist NEP 2020
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) On 29th of July last year, the Government of India unfurled a revolutionary National Education Policy, popularly known as NEP 2020. It was a radical move as for the first time, after 34 years, the government formulated a new education strategy replacing the previous one, announced in 1986 and revised in 1992. The key aim of the new policy has been to accelerate digitalisation and technological advancements and practical skills in the overall Indian educational landscape, helping the country transform into a global talent powerhouse.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
'We are compliant to Indian laws', says Flipkart on ED notice
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As the Enforcement Directorate has served a notice to e-commerce major Flipkart over alleged violation of foreign exchange norms, the company has said that it has been compliant to the Indian laws and will cooperate with the authorities in the matter which pertains to 2009-2015.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kapoor family's new kid Zahan Kapoor all set to debut in thriller 'Faraaz'
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Zahan Kapoor, another entrant from Bollywood's illustrious Kapoor family, is all set to make his debut in Hindi films. Late superstar Shashi Kapoor's grandson Zahan will be seen in Hansal Mehta's directorial 'Faraaz'.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
50 Taliban militants surrender in N.Afghanistan: Official
Kabul, Aug 5 (IANS) Amid the unabated violence in Afghanistan, at least 50 Taliban militants surrendered in the country's northern province of Jawzjan as fighting raged in the region, a Defence Ministry official said on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Covid cases, hospitalisations spike in LA
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Amid a resurgence, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has reported 3,734 new confirmed Covid-19 cases and 16 deaths in the last 24 hours, which increased the cumulative infection tally to 1,311,656 and fatalities to 24,720.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Pegasus row: SC pulls up lawyer, says no notice for Prime Minister (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up advocate M.L. Sharma for making Prime Minister Narendra Modi as respondent in his petition seeking a court monitored SIT probe into the Pegasus snooping issue.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nation celebrates first Olympic hockey medal in 41 years
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Thursday proved to be one of the most memorable days in the history of Indian hockey. The men's team, led by Manpreet Singh, defeated Germany 5-4 to win bronze at the Tokyo Olympics. This is India's first-ever medal at the Olympics since 1980 Moscow and 12th overall in the showpiece event.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
'Ludo', 'Sherni', 'Soorarai Pottru' bag top nominations at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Vidya Balan-starrer 'Sherni', anthology 'Ludo', 'Soorarai Pottru' featuring Suriya and Biswajeet Bora's directorial 'God on the Balcony' have been nominated for top honours at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2021.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two young guns from Hry light up India's Oly show at Tokyo
New Delhi, Aug 5: It does not happen often that the entire India is hooked on to any other sport while Virat Kohli's men are playing a game, that too in England. Just as the toss was happening at Trent Bridge, kickstarting a much-awaited India-England Test series, the Indian fans back home were tuned in to an intense wrestling bout taking place in another corner of the world.
2021-08-05
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
10 people dead, 20 injured in Texas car crash
Houston, Aug 5 (IANS) An overloaded passenger van crashed on a remote South Texas highway, killing at least 10 people, including the driver, and injuring 20 others, authorities said.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Team first mentality and fitness played key role in Indian team's success, says coach Graham Reid
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) The resilence the team had developed over the last 15 months as they stayed together in Bangalore during the pandemic, the coachs insistence on 'team-first' mentality and focus on fitness of the players were the key factors in the Indian men's hockey team winning the bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics and ending a 41-year medal drought.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
FDI into Nepal thins as India pulls back investments
New Delhi, Aug 5: At a time when Nepal is battling several economic challenges, foreign direct investment into the country dropped significantly in 2020-21 as India pulled back investments amid the Covid 19 pandemic and the heightened political tension between the two neighbours under former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
2021-08-05
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Worst-hit Aus state logs record high daily Covid cases
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) New South Wales, Australia's worst-hit state by the Covid-19 pandemic, reported a new record in daily confirmed cases, leading the government to extend the regions placed under lockdown.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Madras HC rejects Dhanush's plea on Rolls Royce tax exemption
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) A single bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday refused to permit actor Dhanush to withdraw a plea for exemption from entry tax for import of a Rolls Royce car from the United Kingdom. The plea was made in 2015.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Manoj Sinha making a difference in Kashmir's transition
New Delhi, Aug 5: Admittedly all the semblance of normalcy in Kashmir over the last 2-3 years cannot be attributed exclusively to withdrawal of the States special status and its reduced conversion to a Union Territory by the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act of August 2019. There is incontrovertible evidence, facts and figures, which make it clear that the violent clashes and demonstrations would not have been curbed without the aggressive Central interventions of 5 August 2019 and thereafter.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,National,Politics
US condemns attack against Afghan Defence Minister
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) The US State Department has "unequivocally" condemned the targeted attack on Afghan Defence Minister Bismillah Mohammadi, which was later claimed by the Taliban.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Politics
Facebook redesigns 'Settings' menu for easy access
San Francisco, Aug 5 (IANS) Facebook on Thursday announced that it has redesigned its Settings page to make it easier for users to find and change privacy and other settings with simplified options.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Covid likely cause of sharp drop in NZ marriages
Wellington, Aug 5 (IANS) The number of marriages, civil unions, and divorces in New Zealand fell sharply in 2020 likely to be caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the country's statistics department Stats NZ said on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
When Sathyan bid adieu, Mammootty took up the golden mantle of Malayalam cinema
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) Adding a little twist to the legendary statement of Alexander Graham Bell, actor Mammootty completes his golden jubilee in the film industry.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Punjab to bestow 10 state hockey players with Rs 1 Cr each
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) With 10 of its players in the men's hockey team that defeated Germany 5-4 to win the bronze medal and finishing on the podium after 41 years, state Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on Thursday announced that the state would bestow the state players with Rs one crore each.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Hockey
Buying support, global cues buoy indices; telecom stocks rise (Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Healthy buying activity continued to support equity markets' northward trajectory during the post-noon session on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
KCR spent Rs 150 Cr to win Huzurabad bypoll: BJP leader
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Minister and BJP leader Eatala Rajender on Thursday alleged that the Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has so far spent Rs 150 crore to win the bypoll in the Huzurabad Assembly constituency.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
AIADMK attacks TN govt for failing to defend law against online games
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has come out strongly against the failure of the DMK government to defend the law against online games with stakes in the Madras High court.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Wildfire engulfs power plant in Turkey, prompts evacuation
Ankara, Aug 5 (IANS) A thermal power plant in the southwestern Turkish province of Mugla was engulfed by a wildfire, prompting authorities to evacuate people in nearby towns.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Aloo ka parathas', Olympic logo await 'Men in Blue' in Punjab
Jalandhar, Aug 5 (IANS) After the glorious victory of the 'Men in Blue' in Tokyo Olympics, Indian hockey captain Manpreet Singh's mother is eagerly awaiting his son's arrival to celebrate his Chak De India moment with 'aloo ka parathas'.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Hockey
Pegasus row: SC pulls up lawyer, says no notice for Modi, Shah
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up advocate M.L. Sharma for making Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah as respondents in his petition seeking a court monitored SIT probe into the Pegasus snooping issue.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pak Hindu temple vandalised after minor gets bail
New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) A Hindu temple in Pakistan's Punjab province was reportedly vandalised by hundreds of people after a nine-year-old Hindu boy, who allegedly urinated at a local seminary, received bail, a media report said on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Alert issued after Pulichintala project's 16th gate breaks down
Amaravati, Aug 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA) commissioner K. Kannababu on Thursday cautioned people living by the trajectory of Krishna river to be wary as higher flood inflows are expected due to a flood gate breaking.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ixigo acquires bus ticketing platform AbhiBus
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) AI-driven travel app ixigo on Thursday said it has acquired Hyderabad-based bus ticketing and aggregation platform AbhiBus, for an undisclosed sum.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cong disrupting Parliament to protect interest of family: BJP
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Hitting out at the Congress for disrupting Parliament proceedings, former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said they are not allowing Parliament to function only to protect the interest of a family.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha CM hails India hockey team's Olympic bronze
Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik spoke to India hockey team after their historical win at the Tokyo Olympics. He congratulated them for their spectacular victory at the Games.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Sharad Kelkar: 'The Legend of Hanuman' Season 2 offers important lesson
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Sharad Kelkar is returning as the narrator for the animation series 'The Legend of Hanuman' Season 2. The actor says this season of the show offers an important lesson for viewers.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Illinois Governor issues mask mandate for schools
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has issued a new mask mandate for schools and staff across the US state, effective immediately.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Politics
Why come after 2 yrs, why no FIR when phone was hacked: SC on Pegasus row
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday posed a pointed query to a battery of senior advocates, appearing for various petitioners seeking court-monitored probe into Pegasus snooping allegations. The court said, the surveillance issue came into light two years ago, why come now suddenly and why no complaint or FIR was registered? However, the top court agreed to hear the petitioners next week and asked them to serve the copies on the Union of India.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
realme fastest brand to sells 100 mn smartphones globally
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Smartphone brand realme on Thursday announced it has sold 100 million handsets globally, thus becoming the fastest global brand to ship these many devices in the history of smartphones.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
EU announces pre-sale deal with Novavax for Covid jab
Brussels, Aug 5 (IANS) The European Commission announced it has approved a deal that allows European Union (EU) member states to buy up to 200 million doses of Novavax's Covid-19 jab, once the European Medicines Agency (EMA) deems it safe and effective for use.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Belgium,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Adinath Kothare on Nagesh Kukunoor: He lets you explore and discover the character
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Working with renowned filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor has been a learning experience for actor Adinath Kothare, who appears in Kukunoor's latest web series 'City of Dreams' Season 2.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Power market trades 7322 MU in July achieving 37% YoY growth
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) In a sign that economic activity is fast returning to normal levels after getting badly affected during the peak of second wake in April-May period, the country's largest power exchange, Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) has reported a 37 per cent growth in the volume of electricity traded at the exchange in July, 2021.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Emergency declared in Greece due to massive wildfires
Athens, Aug 5 (IANS) A state of emergency has been declared in Greece's Varybobi area and the wider municipality of Acharnes in the north of Athens after at least 114 wildfires broke out in a span of just 24 hours.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Greece,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Swiggy commits to increase deployment of EVs by 2025
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Swiggy on Thursday announced the commencement of trials that will increase the deployment of electric vehicle (EV) in its delivery fleet, enabling the food aggregator o operate more sustainably and go pollution-free.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Raj govt plans to showcase beauty of borders to tourists
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) Taking cue from Punjab, Rajasthan Tourism will soon promote Border Tourism and its beautiful stretch to tourists on the same lines as Punjab has done on Wagah Border where tourists have been thronging throughout the year. Rajasthan Tourism officials have confirmed this and said that during the post pandemic period, the state wants to serve new destinations on platter and hence comes this idea.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Business/Economy
Apple faces patent lawsuit over iPhone security tools: Report
San Francisco, Aug 5 (IANS) A non-practicing entity has filed a case against Apple in the US, claiming certain iPhone security features like user passcodes and other unlock methods infringe on owned patents.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vodafone Idea shares continue freefall after Birla quit as Chairman
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Shares of Vodafone Idea plunged further on Thursday after Kumar Mangalam Birla stepped down as its Non-Executive Chairman.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Shut Up Sona' is my personal voice and journey: Sona Mohapatra
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) As the documentary titled 'Shut Up Sona' has been selected as one of the films to be screened at the upcoming Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2021, singer Sona Mohapatra says that the film is a journey of her life.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
A new novel from Booker Prize-longlisted author Anuradha Roy
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANSlife) Booker Prize longlisted and internationally acclaimed, award-winning author Anuradha Roy has announced the publication of her new novel 'The Earthspinner' in early September this year.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
European health bodies strongly recommend full vaccination
Brussels, Aug 5 (IANS) The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have strongly recommended complete Covid-19 vaccination as a key to protect against the most serious effects of the virus, including those caused by the Delta variant.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine
Veterinarians help injured animals in Turkey's fire zones
Istanbul, Aug 5 (IANS) Massive wildfires that erupted eight days ago in Turkey's southern and southwestern coastal towns destroyed a massive amount of land, killing at least eight people and several animals.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Turkey,Environment/Wildlife
Sania Mirza's fitness master class
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANSlife) Tennis ace, Sania Mirza, motivated over eight lakh students in a masterclass aimed at inspiring them to adopt a healthy lifestyle through fitness and yoga. The Tennis champion highlighted the importance of physical and mental exercises for students to combat limited physical activity and anxiety.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Nalanda firing: One more succumbs, death toll rises to 6
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) The death toll in the firing incident in Bihar's Nalanda reached six on Thursday after one person named Bimla Yadav succumbed to her injuries in the hospital, police said.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian Women Press Corps has dues pending of Rs 30L to govt
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian Women Press Corps (IWPC) has dues pending to the tune of Rs 30.30 lakh as accommodation rent in the NDMC area of the capital.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Khushi Shah to play lead role in first-ever Gujarati historical period drama 'Nayika Devi'
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Actress Khushi Shah is playing the lead role in Gujarati cinema's first-ever historical period drama film 'Nayika Devi'.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Felt responsible to portray my character in real way: Aahana Kumra
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANSlife) For Bollywood and theatre actor Aahana Kumra, shooting for 'Sir Sir Sarla was an immensely rewarding experience. After listening to audience reactions, she says she felt an added responsibility to portray her character in a "real and organic way because so many women saw themselves in her".
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Resting heart rate is important health indicator
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANSlife) According to data published by the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization this year, long working hours, that is working 55 or more hours per week, is associated with a 17 per cent higher risk of dying from ischemic heart disease, compared to working 35-40 hours a week. Your lifestyle, therefore, has a direct bearing on your heart health and quality of life.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Suriya inks 4-film deal with Amazon Prime Video
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Tamil star Suriya had tied up with OTT giant Amazon Prime Video for a four-film deal. As part of this collaboration, the next four Tamil movies from the actor's production house will premiere directly on Prime Video worldwide, over the next four months.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
ED raids ex-K'taka ministers Baig and Khan's premises in IMA scam
Bengaluru, Aug 5 (IANS) Sleuths of Enforcement Directorate on Thursday raided the houses and offices of Congress MLA from Chamarajpet B.Z. Zameer Ahmed Khan and former minister, R. Roshan Baig in Bengaluru in connection with their alleged involvement in multi-crore IMA ponzy scam.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Beat Monsoon blues with ancient herb remedies
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANSlife) The sudden fluctuation of temperature during the monsoon season makes us more susceptible to common cold and fever. The monsoon season is known for inviting disease spreading germs and viruses which can take a toll on our health. Indians anyway love tea, and the monsoons are a perfect time for many of us to have a cup (or two) of hot masala herb chai. Traditionally herbs have been our go to for curing and preventing flu, and an herb infused tea has always been our first choice for combatting seasonal ills. Herbs advised by our grandparents, have inculcated in our minds the medicinal values of herb infused beverages.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
South African national parks to go cash-fres
Johannesburg, Aug 5 (IANS) South African National Parks (SANParks) said that it will gradually go cash-free from September 1 this year.
2021-08-05
Category: International, South Africa,Environment/Wildlife
Home remedies to fight hormonal acne
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANSlife) What happens inside our bodies is reflected on the outside and hormonal disbalances are one of the most prominent outbreaks that we can see on the skin. Our hormones keep changing and lose their balance due to age, and other factors that cause problems on the outside and one such problem is hormonal acne.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Richard Verma delivers commencement lecture at Jindal's School of Banking & Finance (JSBF)
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Jindal School of Banking & Finance (JSBF) kicked off the new academic year with the 2021 Commencement Lecture by Richard Verma who serves as the General Counsel & Global Head (Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs) at Mastercard Inc.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
640 doctors in Indonesia die of Covid
Jakarta, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 640 doctors in Indonesia have died of Covid-19 since the onset of the pandemic in March last year, authorities said.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
ED searches 5 locations in 3 states in PMLA probe
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is carrying out searches at several locations in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad and Rajasthan's Jaipur in connection with its probe into the money laundering charges for transmitting fake pop-ups to the victims' personal computers with warnings or bogus messages about serious technical problems including malware infections.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JSPL's steel sales rise 21% in July
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Private sector steelmaker Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL) reported a sharp recovery in steel sales in the month of July 2021, returning back to its growth path.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Typhoon Lupit lands in China's Guangdong
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) Typhoon Lupit made landfall in China's Shantou city in Guangdong province on Thursday, packing winds of up to 23 meters per second at its core, according to the National Meteorological Centre (NMC).
2021-08-05
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
RS Deputy Chairman says suspended Trinamool MP broke glass door
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) After the Rajya Sabha proceedings started on Thursday, Deputy Chairman Harivansh said that an unfortunate incident had happened in the House when a suspended Trinamool MP broke the glass of a door and had a scuffle with the Parliament staff, who has lodged a complaint.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nadda to meet BJP MPs from Rajasthan today
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) BJP chief J.P. Nadda on Thursday evening will review the functioning of party's Rajasthan unit with members of Parliament (MPs) from the state. All the BJP MPs from both the houses of parliament will attend the dinner meeting here.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Wuhan to complete nucleic acid test before Friday
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) Amid a resurgence of new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, authorities in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province where the pandemic originated in 2019, have planned to complete a new round of all-inclusive nucleic acid testing before Friday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
New Zealand to tour Pakistan after 18 years: PCB
Lahore, Aug 5 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Thursday that New Zealand will play three ODIs and five T20Is on their tour to Pakistan after a gap of 18 years. The last time New Zealand visited Pakistan was in November 2003.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
UK school disruption amid Covid worst since WWII: Report
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Schools in the UK have faced their most disruptive period due to the coronavirus pandemic, the worst since World War II, a British think-tank said in a report.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education
Pause booster dose till September: WHO to rich countries
Geneva, Aug 5 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has asked rich countries to pause the roll out of booster vaccines against Covid-19 till the end of September, to help poorer nations get doses.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Major K'taka pilgrimage centres closed on weekends
Mangaluru, Aug 5 (IANS) Major pilgrimage centres in Dharmasthala, Kukke Subramanya and Kateel will remain closed for devotees on weekends, Karnataka district authorities said. All special poojas, head tonsuring rituals, serving of prasada have been cancelled.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion
Biden's approval ratings on Covid-19, economy fall: Survey
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) US President Joe Biden's approval ratings on how he has handled the Covid-19 pandemic and the economy have plunged, according to a new survey.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bronze for us is as good as gold: Sreejesh's mother
Kochi, Aug 5 (IANS) Even when India held on to the lead that they had in the crucial clash with Germany in Tokyo, thousands of miles away from there at the house of Indian goalkeeper Sreejesh, it was anxious moments.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Kerala,Sports
HP launches lightest consumer notebook Pavilion Aero in India
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) PC and printer major HP on Thursday expanded its flagship Pavilion notebook portfolio with the introduction of AMD processor-powered HP Pavilion Aero 13, starting with Rs 79,999.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
ED issues notices to Flipkart, its founders in forex violation case
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued notices to Flipkart, its founders and nine others in connection with foreign exchange violation case, officials said on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Afif Hossain credits Mahmudullah advice for 2nd T20I win against Australia
Dhaka, Aug 5 (IANS) Bangladesh's Afif Hossain said that the advice from senior batsman Mahmudullah helped him in acing the chase of 122 against Australia in the second T20 International at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Wednesday night.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Germany to waive insolvency filing requirement for flood-affected firms
Berlin, Aug 5 (IANS) German companies affected by last month's catastrophic floods would not have to file for insolvency until the end of October, the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) announced
2021-08-05
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Petrol, diesel prices unchanged for 19th consecutive day
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to pause fuel price revision for the nineteenth consecutive day on Thursday as wait and watch continues amid fluctuating global crude prices.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Over 42K Covid cases & 533 deaths in 24 hrs in India
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India on Thursday reported 42,982 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. A total of 533 persons also succumbed to the corona infection in the same time span, said the bulletin released by the Health and Family Welfare Ministry.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sabarmati Ashram redevelopment: Eminent persons oppose Modi's project
Gandhinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) Around 130 eminent personalities from various segments of the country, opposing the Centre and Gujarat government's joint plan to redevelop Sabarmati Ashram of Mahatma Gandhi in Ahmedabad through the Rs 1,200-crore 'Gandhi Ashram Memorial and Precinct Development Project', has criticised the move.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ceasefire urged between Lebanon, Israel after rocket attack
Beirut, Aug 5 (IANS) The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) has urged a ceasefire between Beirut and Israel and exercise maximum restraint to avoid further escalation after the firing of rockets.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
US private sector adds 330,000 jobs in July
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Private companies in the US added 330,000 jobs in July, registering a slower growth than previous months, payroll data company Automatic Data Processing (ADP) reported.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Politics
Olympics: US shot putter Ryan Crouser wins men's gold
Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) World record holder Ryan Crouser of the United States claimed the men's shot put title at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Lebanon needs plan for long-term recovery: UN deputy chief
United Nations, Aug 5 (IANS) UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has called for arrangements for a long-term recovery in Lebanon as the country is still struggling from the aftermath of the Port of Beirut blasts last year.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sensex gives up gains after touching new high
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices gave up gains on Thursday after touching record highs during the initial trade.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Covaxin receives GMP compliance certificate from Hungary
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Bharat Biotech announced on Thursday that it's Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, has received a certificate of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) compliance from the Hungarian authorities.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Tirumurti warns against terrorists getting chem arms in heated UNSC debate
United Nations, Aug 5 (IANS) Presiding over an acrimonious UN Security Council (UNSC) session on Syria that pitted the US and its allies against Russia and China, India's Permanent Representative T.S. Tirumurti warned against terrorists getting hold of chemical weapons.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Terrorism
TN to focus on complete vaccination of frontline workers
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department is actively focusing on complete vaccination of its frontline Covid warriors including health workers, police personnel, taxi, auto drivers, volunteers, etc.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
'Fearless' Neha Bhasin on why she wanted to do 'Bigg Boss OTT'
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Known for belting out hits such as 'Jag ghoomeya', 'Swag se swagat' and 'Dhunki' among many others, singer Neha Bhasin, who is the first confirmed contestant of 'Bigg Boss OTT', has talked about why she has taken part in the 15th season of the controversial reality show.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Thousands of people feared trapped by fighting in Afghanistan: UN
Kabul, Aug 5 (IANS) The US is deeply concerned about the safety of civilians in Lashkar Gah, the capital city of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, fearing tens of thousands were trapped by fighting, the world body's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Apple female worker sent on leave after raising sexism concerns
San Francisco, Aug 5 (IANS) A female Apple employee who tweeted about sexism and unsafe working conditions at the office said on Thursday that she has been asked by the company to go on indefinite administrative leave.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Olympics: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat loses in quarterfinals (Ld)
Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat lost the quarterfinal bout of the women's freestyle 53kg category to Vanesa Kaladzinskay of Belarus by fall at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports
New lockdowns impacted business in India in Q2: Uber
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As India went into lockdowns amid the lethal second Covid-19 wave in the April-June period, ride-hailing major Uber saw a dip in its business, as mobility gross bookings went down significantly.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Tamil Nadu BJP gears up for local body polls
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP, buoyed up after winning four Assembly seats, is now gearing up for the ensuing local body polls to new nine districts and the urban local body polls.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
84 injured as protests turn violent in Beirut
Beirut, Aug 5 (IANS) The Lebanese Red Cross announced that 84 people were injured in clashes between the riot police and protesters during demonstrations in commemoration of the first anniversary of the port blasts.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Prashant Kishor resigns as Punjab CM's Principal Advisor
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Thursday resigned as Principal Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, saying "he's resigning in view of his decision to take a temporary break from public life".
2021-08-05
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'If people can go to pray, why can't they go to vote'
Bengaluru, Aug 5 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court bench headed by Chief Justice A.S. Oka has objected to the state government's move to ask the Election Commission to postpone local body polls due to the Covid crisis.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Olympic hockey: India overcome Germany 5-4 to win bronze, a medal after 41 years (Ld)
Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) India fought back brilliantly from a two-goal deficit to beat Germany 5-4 in a high-intensity goal-fest to win bronze, the country's first medal in men's hockey at the Olympics after a gap of 41 years.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports
UK to move India from red to amber list on Sunday
New Delhi/London, Aug 5 (IANS) The UK government on Thursday announced that it will move India from the red to the amber list on Sunday, in the country's latest update to the 'Red-Amber-Green' traffic light ratings for arrivals into England amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-08-05
Category: International, India,Diplomacy
Govt lists 7 Bills for passing in RS on Thursday
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday has lined up seven Bills in the Rajya Sabha for consideration and passing.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delta variant accounts for 93.4% of new cases in US
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) The Delta variant now accounts for an estimated 93.4 per cent of all the new Covid-19 cases in the US that were reported during the last two weeks of July, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Google's 'anti-competition' practice under scanner in S Korea
Seoul, Aug 5 (IANS) South Korea's antitrust regulator said in Thursday it will hold its final review of whether Google LLC abused its market dominance in the mobile operating system and app markets.
2021-08-05
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'Most unvaccinated Americans see jabs as greater risk than Covid'
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Most unvaccinated American adults don't believe the Covid-19 vaccines are very effective and see the jabs as a greater health risk than the virus itself, a new survey has revealed.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,International
K'taka cabinet: Nagaraj richest with Rs 1,195 Cr declared assets
Bengaluru, Aug 5 (IANS) Among the 29, who took charge as cabinet ministers of the Karnataka state government, M.T.B. Nagaraj, an MLC is the richest of all.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Israel adds 18 more countries under severe travel warning
Tel Aviv, Aug 5 (IANS) The Israeli Ministry of Health on Thursday issued a severe travel warning for 18 more countries due to their high coronavirus morbidity.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Israel,Politics
China's Jiangsu reports 40 new Covid cases
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) China's Jiangsu province reported 40 new locally transmitted confirmed cases of Covid-19, the local health commission said on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Design flood review to help assess hydrological risk of dams
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As India availed the second tranche of a loan from the World Bank for the phase II of the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP), a report about the earlier phase has claimed that the DRIP project has successfully reduced the hydrological risk of 210 reservoirs by undertaking various structural and non-structural risk-reduction measures.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Paris Hilton wants to be a supportive mother
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Socialite and entrepreneur Paris Hilton will be a "supportive and fun" mother when she has children.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Jayeshbhai Jordaar' actress Shalini Pandey opens up on her transformation
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Shalini Pandey, who is all set to make her Bollywood debut in the Ranveer Singh starrer "Jayeshbhai Jordaar", says she has always been confident of her physique and never paid attention to what people were saying about it.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Olympic hockey: India beat Germany 5-4 to win bronze, a medal after 41 years
Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) India defeated Germany 5-4 in a high-intensity goal fest to win the bronze medal in men's hockey, their first medal in Olympics after a gap of 41 years.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
High pollution levels increase dementia risk: Study
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) There is a link between improving air quality and a reduction in the risk of dementia, a new research in the US has shown.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Margot Robbie doesn't know when she will get 'sick' of playing Harley
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Actress Margo Robbie, who currently awaits the release of "The Suicide Squad", says she loves playing Harley Quinn and added that she doesn't know when she will ever get sick of playing the character.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 200 mn mark
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) In a grim development, the global coronavirus caseload has topped the 200 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.25 million and vaccinations soared to over 4.26 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
SL records highest Covid deaths, hospitals exceed capacity
Colombo, Aug 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka is to face the worst ever Covid-19 outbreak as the island nation has recorded the highest number of single-day deaths, with hospitals exceeding capacity.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Popular B'deshi actress detained 2 months after attempt to rape claims
Dhaka, Aug 5 (IANS) Popular Bangladeshi actress Pori Moni, who alleged a bid to rape and kill her at the Boat Club here on June 8, has been detained by the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), the police's elite anti-crime unit.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Olympic wrestling: Vinesh Phogat in quarterfinals with easy win
Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) India's Vinesh Phogat started her campaign in the Tokyo Olympics women's 53kg wrestling with a comfortable win against Sweden's Sofia Mattsson in a Round of 16 bout on Thursday.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Choreographer Nishchal Sharma recalls meeting Rekha
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Young choreographer Nishchal Sharma who met his favourite actress, the evergreen Rekha and also recreated the dance of her song, has recalled the moment he met her.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Panic or not? WH struggles with chaotic messaging on Delta variant
New York, Aug 5 (IANS) The White House communications war room is struggling to handle the fallout of the chaotic communication on the precise level of panic needed to deal with the Covid-19 Delta variant surge across the 50 states of the US.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Aamir Khan & Rajkumar Hirani in Kashmir, to launch policy for shooting-friendly J&K
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Aamir Khan, Rajkumar Hirani and producer Mahaveer Jain will join Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha in Srinagar on Thursday to launch a new film policy to make the union territory a favourite shooting-friendly destination.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Did not play enough red ball cricket: Eng batting coach Trescothick
Nottingham Aug 5 (IANS) England batting coach Marcus Trescothick has blamed scheduling and lack of red ball cricket for the home side's dismal performance in the first innings of the first Test here.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Root becomes England's top run-getter in international cricket
Nottingham, Aug 5 (IANS) England fans at the Trent Bridge may have been disheartened by the spineless batting performance from their team in first innings of the first Test on Wednesday, but they had to doff their hats to skipper Joe Root who became England's top run-getter in international cricket.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympics: Wrestler Anshu's hopes end as she loses repechage bout
Tokyo, Aug 5 (IANS) Anshu Malik lost to Valeria Koblova of the Russian Olympic Committee in the repechage bout in women's 57kg freestyle wrestling, ending her hopes of making it to the bronze medal match.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Most England batsmen fall on incoming deliveries: Shami
Nottingham, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian bowling attack has cracked the code to dismiss England batsmen. According to pace bowler Mohammed Shami, who took 3/28 in England's first innings on the first day of the first Test on Wednesday, it is the incoming delivery.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Motion poster of Hansal Mehta's 'Faraaz' unveiled
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) The motion poster of Hansal Mehta's next directorial feature titled "Faraaz" was unveiled on Wednesday night.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
8 arrested on charges of 'sextortion' in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The Alwar Police in Rajasthan have busted a racket that was allegedly involved in blackmailing people through 'sextortion' and 'cat phishing'.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iran's new president calls for extensive ties with neighbours
Tehran, Aug 5 (IANS) Iran's newly-elected President Ebrahim Raisi has said establishing extensive interaction with the neighbouring countries constitutes one of his government's main foreign policy principles.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Ranjit Tewari: Making large scale film in pandemic not easy
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Director Ranjit M. Tewari has released the trailer of his upcoming Akshay Kumar starrer film "Bell Bottom". The filmmaker said that making a big budget film is not an easy task but the support of actor-producer Jackky Bhagnani helped a lot.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN voices concern over humanitarian situation in Yemen
United Nations, Aug 5 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Wednesday expressed concern about the worsening humanitarian situation in Yemen as a result of flooding and rise in Covid-19 cases.
2021-08-05
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Shalini Kapoor celebrates 'Romance Awareness Month' with hubby Rohit
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Actress Shalini Kapoor who is known for featuring in shows like "Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum" and currently in "Qubool Hai 2.0" is celebrating the "Romance Awareness Month" with her husband. She is married to actor Rohit Sagar.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Despite pandemic, record number of foreign students knock on UoH doors
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Amid the general air of uncertainty pervading due to the pandemic, the University of Hyderabad (UoH) has received an all time high in terms of admission applications from foreign students.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
DU announces no hike in admission fee
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) In the wake of Covid-19 pandemic across the country, Delhi University (DU) has announced this year that it will not hike the admission fee for students seeking entry to various colleges affiliated to it.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Dogri poet Padma Sachdev no more
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Considered the first modern poet of Dogri language, Padma Sachdev (81), originally from Jammu passed away on Wednesday in Mumbai.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
7,576 families get ownership under PM-UDAY in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As many as 7,576 families have been conferred ownership rights of their homes in non-developed unauthorised colonies in the national capital so far under PM-UDAY, said Minister of State (Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs) Kaushal Kishore in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IYC takes out candle march against rape-murder of minor girl in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Hours after former Congress President Rahul Gandhi met the family members of a 9-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped and murdered before being forcibly cremated without the familys consent in Delhis Nangal area recently, the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) on Wednesday carried out a candle march demanding justice for the minor girl.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sero survey launched in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Aug 5 (IANS) A serosurvey is being conducted in Bengaluru to understand Covid infection resistance and severity.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
NEP rearrangement to see Andhra's schools rise to 58,000
Amaravati, Aug 5 (IANS) With their rearrangement under the New Education Policy (NEP), the total number of schools in Andhra Pradesh is poised to rise to 58,000 from 44,000.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
PM speaks to CMs of Bengal, MP; takes stock of flood situation
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday spoke to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, over the flood situation in both the states, assuring all possible support from the Centre.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JDU-BJP govt misleading people on crime for last 16 years: RJD
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) Bihar's opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal on Wednesday accused the NDA government, led by Nitish Kumar, of retaining power in the state for the last 16 yearsby misleading people on the crime situation.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Lord Vishnu idol made of black stone recovered in B'desh
Dhaka, Aug 5 (IANS) An idol of Lord Vishnu weighing about 12 kg has been recovered from the Daudkandi upazila of Cumilla in Bangladesh.
2021-08-05
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Art/Culture/Books
99% Haryana households now get clean, potable tap water: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) All rural households from two more districts of Haryana - Jind and Palwal - are now connected with tap water supply under 'Har Ghar Jal' scheme, taking the number to 21 out of 22, the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Wednesday.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
B'luru-based NGO to serve cooked meal at night shelters in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) To serve the homeless people, Akshaya Patra Foundation, a Bengaluru-based NGO, will start distributing cooked food in all the night shelters of the national capital from Sunday onwards.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Ace Kabbadi player Munenkoppa new minister in Bommai cabinet
Bengaluru, Aug 5 (IANS) An ace Kabaddi player during his college days, Shankar Patil Munenkoppa was on Wednesday sworn in as a minister in Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai's cabinet.
2021-08-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Defectors return to Bommai's cabinet
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) After nearly a week-long uncertainty over their future in the dispensation of new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, the group of MLAs who had defected from Congress and the JD-S to the BJP and become ministers in the B.S. Yediyurappa government, were again sworn-in as ministers, barring Shrimant Patil and R. Shankar.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Dwindling price, Covid hit tea industry in Assam badly: Industry body
Guwahati, Aug 4 (IANS) The tea industry in Assam, which contributes roughly 55 per cent to India's total tea production, is struggling for survival due to prices falling below the cost of production (CoP) and much less production of crop due to the Covid-induced situation, leaders of North Eastern Tea Association (NETA) said on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Assam,Business/Economy
NIA raids 5 places in J&K, K'taka, arrests 4 for raising funds for IS (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out searches at five locations in Jammu and Kashmir, and Karnataka in the ISIS Kerala module case and arrested four persons, involved in raising funds and radicalising and motivating more people to join the banned terror organisation.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik makes giant boxing gloves to wish Lovlina
Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) Noted sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a 10 feet long sand glove to congratulate boxer Lovlina Borgohain for winning the bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics, on the Puri beach in Odisha.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Orissa,National,Sports,Art/Culture/Books
941 died since 1993 during 'hazardous cleaning' of sewers: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) No deaths have been reported from manual scavenging in the country but 941 people have died since 1993 while undertaking "hazardous cleaning" of sewers and septic tanks, the Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
1st Test: Bumrah, Shami lead charge as India dismiss England for 183
Nottingham, Aug 4 (IANS) Pace bowlers Jasprit Bumrah (4/46) and Mohammed Shami (3/28) skittled out England for 183 in the first innings on the first day of the first Test, giving India edge here at the Trent Bridge on Wednesday. In reply, India were 21 for no loss with openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul on nine each at the draw of stumps.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bill for Commission for Air Quality Management passed in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a Bill that seeks to set up the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas for better co-ordination, research, identification and resolution of problems surrounding the air quality index.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Telangana CM visits adopted village, interacts with Dalits
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday visited his adopted village Vasalamarri in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district and interacted with Dalit families and others there.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
NIA files charge sheet against 6 terrorists in LeM conspiracy case
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday said that it has filed a charge sheet against six terrorists in connection with its probe into the Lashkar-e-Mustafa (LeM) conspiracy case.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Olympics: Israeli swimmers perform on 'Aaja Nachle', impress Indians
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Although they failed to qualify for the 12-team final in artistic swimming, finishing 15th among 21 teams, Israeli duet Eden Blecher and Shelly Bobritsky managed to create more waves than any other duet. The reason: They performed to 'Aaja Nachle', a Bollywood song.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Kerala sees 22,414 new Covid cases as lockdown norms eased
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) As the Kerala government came out with a fresh set of relaxed lockdown norms on Wednesday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the state registered 22,414 new Covid cases after 1,97,092 samples were sent for testing in the past 24 hours.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Raashii Khanna to feature with Dhanush in her next
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Raashii Khanna has signed her next film as the female lead opposite Tamil star Dhanush. The untitled project will be directed by Mithran Jawahar.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
MCG land freed from clutches of private developer
Gurugram, Aug 4 (IANS) Following directions from the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) against illegal constructions and encroachments, a team of Assistant Engineer (Enforcement), Naeem Hussain, of Zone-4 has freed 1,500 square yards of valuable land of the MCG from the possession of a private developer on Sohna Road.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
RSS picks Jnanendra to take over mantle from BJP stalwarts in K'taka
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Karnataka's newest minister, Aaraga Jnanendra, is not only a Sangh Parivar veteran, but also someone who groomed himself as a farmer leader.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
CBI takes over probe in death of Jharkhand judge, sets up SIT
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case in connection with the death of Dhanbad Additional District Judge Uttam Anand on the request of the Jharkhand government and constituted a SIT.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Class 9 and above to function in Bihar from Friday
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) The Bihar government on Wednesday decided to open schools and coaching centres partially from Friday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Health/Medicine
K'taka minister recalled to Raj Bhavan to take oath again
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Within hours of the swearing-in ceremony of the new Cabinet members in Karnataka, Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot on Wednesday evening recalled newly sworn-in minister Shankar Patil Munenkoppa and administered the oath again in the presence of Chief Secretary P. Ravi Kumar.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Goan youth should take up jobs in tourism industry: Goa CM
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday that tourism and allied sectors present job opportunities to the youth from other states, and urged the coastal states youth to take up career opportunities in these fields.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
TDP launches website to safeguard party cadres
Amaravati, Aug 4 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national General Secretary Nara Lokesh on Wednesday said a website, itdpblog.com, has been launched to protect the party's cadres.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Covid curbs still subdue India's services sector output: PMI
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Covid-19-triggered local restrictions continued to subdue India's service sector production in July, but the rate of declined has slowed, the IHS Markit India Services PMI report said.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty demands passenger train service for Kendrapara
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Lok Sabha MP Anubhav Mohanty on Wednesday raised a question in the Parliament that by when the people of Kendrapara district in Odisha will be able to use passenger train service.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Watch out for Kumar, Punia, men's hockey team in medal rounds
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Thursday, August 5.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Russian arrested in Goa for drug possession
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) A Russian national was arrested in the beach village of Morjim in North Goa on Wednesday for possession of hashish, valued at Rs 5 lakh in the international market, police said.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Olympics: Wrestler Anshu still in with a chance to win bronze
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Anshu Malik has got a shot at bronze medal after Iryna Kurachkina, who she lost to in the pre-quarter final bout of women's 57 kg category, reached the final.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Bengal BJP to protest against 'irregularities' in vaccination drive
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) After raising the issue of 'irregularities in vaccination drive in West Bengal with Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, the Bengal BJP has planned to launch a week-long protest against the ruling Trinamool Congress government in the state.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra planted 33 crore saplings in two years: Minister
Amaravati, Aug 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Forest and Environment Minister Balineni Srinivasa Reddy on Wednesday said the state government planted 33.2 crore saplings in the past two years.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Jagannath temple in Puri to reopen for devotees from Aug 16
Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) The Shree Jagannath temple in Odisha's Puri will be reopened for devotees from August 16 with strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols, an official said.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Religion
ICMR, NCDC warn of Covid cases rising in upcoming festivals: Centre
New Delhi/Agartala, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have expressed concern about the potential of mass gatherings during upcoming festivals across the country turning into super-spreader events, thereby leading to a spike in Covid cases, states were warned on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Return fees collected via illegal offline admissions: AP intermediate board
Amaravati, Aug 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) on Wednesday directed all the junior colleges which illegally collected fees for unapproved offline admissions for academic year 2021-22 to return the money to the students.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
SC to examine if NGT has power to take up matters on its own
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court will, on August 25, consider the issue whether the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has jurisdiction under the provisions of the NGT Act, 2010 to take suo motu proceedings.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi reports zero death for 2nd time in August; logs 67 new Covid cases
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The national capital on Wednesday reported 67 new Covid cases in the past 24-hour timeframe, though for the second time this month no deaths were reported in the said period, according to the daily health bulletin issued by the Delhi government.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
1st Test: Indian pacers skittle out England for 183
Nottingham, Aug 4 (IANS) Pace bowlers Jasprit Bumrah (4/46) and Mohammed Shami (3/28) skittled out England for 183 in the first innings on the first day of the first Test here at the Trent Bridge on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Nutritional crisis during Covid to affect 9.3 mn children by 2022: Experts
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Addressing a webinar on 'Fighting nutrition crisis in India during Covid-19, especially for women and children in India', several experts on Wednesday raised concern over the adverse effects of the pandemic which are affecting millions of children and women due to lack of intake of quality food and micronutrients.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Repeatedly bitten by opponent, but wrestler Dahiya emerged on top
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) The prominent bite marks on wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya's right arm in pictures shared on social media after the Indian's semifinal bout against Nurislam Sanayev indicate that the 57kg freestyle wrestler suffered badly at the hands of the Kazakhstan grappler at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
AAI to spend around Rs 25K cr in next 4-5 years for expansion
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Airport Authority of India will spend around Rs 25,000 crore in next 4-5 years for expansion and modification to meet the expected growth in aviation sector, the Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai's first Genome Sequencing Lab starts in BMC hospital
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday inaugurated the first-ever Genome Sequencing Laboratory in Mumbai and a Spinraza Therapy Centre for children in BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation-run hospitals, officials said here.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Andhra Pradesh registers 2,442 more Covid cases, 16 deaths
Amaravati, Aug 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday registered 2,442 new Covid cases, taking its tally beyond 19.7 lakh, even as its active caseload slightly rose to 20,184.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Mamata writes to PM, blames DVC for flood situation in state
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Few hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the flood situation in the state, the latter wrote a letter to the Prime Minister, describing the flood as a 'man made one', alleging that the "unprecedented release of water from the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) dams Panchet, Maithon and Tenughat" is responsible for the situation.
2021-08-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
JK Group to invest Rs 150 crore in Punjab
Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) Welcoming the JK Group on its maiden foray into the state with a planned investment of Rs150 crore, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday handed over a letter allotting it 17 acres at a cost of around Rs 40 crore in the Hi-Tech Valley in Ludhiana.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy,Politics
Hungry for more success, Sindhu now eyes Paris Olympics
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) The only Indian woman to win two Olympic medals, P.V. Sindhu feels that this is not the end as the star shuttler now eyes 2024 Olympics to be held at Paris.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
J&K sees 149 new cases, 127 recoveries, 1 death
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) New Covid cases again outnumbered recoveries in J&K on Wednesday as 149 new cases, 127 recoveries, and one death were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Prithviraj gives a glimpse of cold revenge with trailer of 'Kuruthi'
Kochi, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Prithviraj is back with another thrilling story, this time with his upcoming film "Kuruthi", the trailer of which was virtually launched on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz
Go First to commence direct flights to Doha
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Ultra-low cost carrier Go First, formerly known as GoAir, on Wednesday announced the commencement of direct flights between three India cities --Mumbai, Kochi, and Kannur -- and Doha from August 5.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Law to provide enhanced deposit insurance gets Parliamentary nod
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Depositors with banks and other financial institutions can rest assured as their hard-earned savings will now get enhanced insurance cover of Rs 5 lakhs and this money will be provided to them within 90 days irrespective, whether the bank is undergoing a resolution or going in for liquidation.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI files charge sheet against 7 in NTC Ltd case
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Wednesday that it has filed a charge sheet against then officials of Narional Textile Corporation Limited (NTCL) and other for causing a loss of Rs 64.35 lakh.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid-19 lockdowns hit Spotify music consumption: Study
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic significantly reduced the consumption of audio music streaming service Spotify in many countries, contrary to anticipation that consumers would be more likely to listen to music at home, according to a study.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
Global cues, largecaps lift equities, banking stocks shine (Roundup)
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Positive global cues, along with hopes of a faster economic rebound, buoyed India's key equity markets to new record highs on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NASA-Boeing Starliner spacecraft stalled yet again
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) NASA and Boeing have stalled the Starliner cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station yet again after engineers detected an unexpected problem with its propulsion system.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United States,Technology
Companies should operate without polluting environment: YSRCP
Amaravati, Aug 4 (IANS) Advisor to the Andhra Pradesh government, Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy, said on Wednesday that all companies, whether Indian or foreign, should operate without polluting the environment in the state.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Semiconductor shortage to dent Maruti Suzuki's production in August
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki's production will be partially impacted in August due to semiconductor shortages.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
K'taka lone woman minister gets clear roads to reach Raj Bhavan in time
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Shashikala Annasaheb Jolle, who was sworn in as the sole woman minister in Karnataka's Basavraj Bommai government on Wednesday, saw traffic cleared for her from the airport to the Raj Bhavan, enabling her to make the trip in 30 minutes and reach in time for the ceremony.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
CJI urges law firms to take more pro-bono cases, widen outreach
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Wednesday said the prevailing perception is that Indian law firms only service the rich and urged them to take up more pro-bono cases and a significant aspect that they also need to consider is their community outreach.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
TV actor Zeeshan Khan 2nd contestant to enter 'Bigg Boss OTT' house
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The second contestant to enter the new season of 'Big Boss OTT' is TV actor Zeeshan Khan.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Deer, other animals removed from Afridi's Karachi house after neighbours complain
New Delhi/Karachi, Aug 4 (IANS) Acting on complaints lodged by the local residents, the authorities on Wednesday removed animals, including a deer, from the Karachi house of former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi, Geo News reported.
2021-08-04
Category: International, India,Politics,Sports,Environment/Wildlife
Rubbing of penis on thighs of victim is rape, rules Kerala HC
Kochi, Aug 4 (IANS) In a significant verdict on the scope of rape law, the Kerala High Court has held that the act of an accused rubbing his penis on the thighs of a victim will constitute rape under the Indian Penal Code.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kumar Mangalam Birla steps down as Vodafone Idea's Non Executive Chairman
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Kumar Mangalam Birla has stepped down as the Non-Executive Director and Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Vodafone Idea Ltd.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
De-centralised biomedical waste incinerator opened in Buxur
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A decentralised biomedical waste incinerator installed at the Buxar Municipality, Bihar, was inaugurated virtually by the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, K. Vijay Raghavan, from here on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics: Canada's Andre De Grasse wins men's 200m title
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Canada's Andre De Grasse claimed the men's 200m gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics here on Wednesday, adding to his bronze medal in the 100m.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
1st Test: Shami ends Bairstow-Root stand as England move to 138/4
Nottingham, Aug 4 (IANS) Pace bowler Mohammed Shami picked the wicket of Jonny Bairstow (29) at the stroke of tea on the first day of the first Test against England on Wednesday to revive India after the No. 5 batsman and skipper Joe Root (52 batting) had added 72 runs for the fourth wicket. England went into break at 138/4.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India, Russia joint military drill kicks off in Volgograd
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A joint training exercise between Indian and Russian militaries -- INDRA 2021 -- started on Wednesday at Prudboy Ranges in Volgograd in Russia.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Chennaiyin FC rope in defender Deepak Devrani
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC have signed defender Deepak Devrani on a one-year deal ahead of the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Ashwin's omission: Justified or not?
Trent Bridge (Nottingham), Aug 4 (IANS) The omission of Indias ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin from the playing XI against England for the first Test that commenced here on Wednesday has caused a stir.
2021-08-04
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Reliance Industries doubles PET recycling capacity
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) is doubling its PET recycling capacity by setting up a recycled polyester staple fibre (PSF) manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Cabinet portfolio allotment in 1 or 2 days, says Bommai
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, after chairing the first cabinet meeting of his newly sworn-in ministry on Wednesday, said that portfolios would be allotted to the 29 ministers in one or two days.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Olympics: Golfer Aditi Ashok cards 4-under 67, ends Day 1 tied second
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) India's top woman golfer Aditi Ashok made a fine start to her Tokyo Olympics campaign, ending Day 1 tied-second with a score of four-under 67 at the Kasumigaseki Country Club here on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Gautam Thapar sent to one-day ED custody
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A Delhi court on Wednesday sent Avantha Group promoter Gautam Thapar to one-day custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering case.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bank agent seeks 'sex' from Maha woman for unpaid credit card dues!
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Aug 4 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a woman has complained that public sector State Bank Of India's (SBI) third-party recovery agents allegedly demanded "sexual favours" from her in lieu of outstanding payments in her credit card account.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Four killed, two injured in firing in Bihar's Nalanda
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) Four persons were killed and two others injured during cross-firing in Bihar's Nalanda district on Wednesday, police said.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Supporters of some K'taka BJP leaders protest denial of cabinet berths
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Emotionally charged protests broke out on Wednesday in various places in north Karnataka where BJP aspirants were hoping to make it to the new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai's cabinet.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Benny Dayal's Bolly Funk music inspired by MJ, Stevie Wonder
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Benny Dayal is known to be an experimental singer as he creates unique music scores.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Pak NSA complains about Biden's cold shoulder to Imran Khan
New Delhi/Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistan National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf has said that Pakistan has other options if US President Joe Biden continues to ignore the country's leadership.
2021-08-04
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Golden Memories: When Wadekar's India scripted history in England
Nottingham, Aug 4 (IANS) As Virat Kohli's men gear up to take on England in a five-Test away series in England with a battery of fast bowlers putting them on equal footing with the home side, exactly 50 years ago an unfancied India, led by Ajit Wadekar, made history by winning the first-ever Test series in England with a spin-heavy attack.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Taliban will become a pariah if they takeover Afghanistan by force
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, has said that if the Taliban take over the country by force, they will not win international recognition and "they will become a pariah state".
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Kohli picking Thakur over Ashwin reveals his concerns about batting
Nottingham, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian team captain Virat Kohli's call to pick pace bowler Shardul Thakur ahead of off-spinner R Ashwin in the first Test against England has revealed team management's lack of confidence in their batting.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Russian 'influencer' drives with GF tied to car roof for 'trust test'
Moscow, Aug 4 (IANS) Controversial Russian 'influencer' Sergey Kosenko went a little too far taking trust test of his 'girlfriend' in a social media stunt that has invited sharp criticism.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lovlina's name to be etched in golden letters in Assam's history: CM Sarma
Guwahati, Aug 4 (IANS) Soon after boxer Lovlina Borgohain bagged a bronze medal for India on Wednesday at the Tokyo Olympics, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted to congratulate the pugilist, saying that her name will be etched in golden letters in the history of Assam.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Assam,Sports
CBI takes over probe in death of Jharkhand judge
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case in connection with the death of Dhanbad Additional District Judge Uttam Anand on the request of the Jharkhand government.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sea trials of India's first indigenous aircraft carrier kick off
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Sea trials of India's first indigenous aircraft carrier, which will be reincarnated as INS Vikrant once it is commissioned, finally kicked off on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Pakistan hatches Aug 5 plot as pro-India Kashmir wave spreads to PoK
New Delhi, Aug 3: As India prepares to celebrate on August 5, the second anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370, when Jammu and Kashmir was fully mainstreamed with the rest of the India, a desperate Pakistan has decided to do exactly the opposite.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Discordant Notes' a definitive work on Supreme Court's dissenting judgments
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A dissenting judgment, as ordinarily understood, is a judgment or an opinion of a judge, sitting as part of a larger bench, who 'dissents' (i.e. disagrees) with the opinion or judgment of the majority. Dissenting judgments or opinions appear in different ways.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books
Covid vax safe for patients with rheumatic, lupus disease
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) mRNA Covid-19 vaccination is safe for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases -- such as inflammatory arthritis and lupus -- and flares of their conditions were uncommon after two doses, according to a study.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
3 dead as trains crash near Czech-German border (Ld)
Prague, Aug 4 (IANS) A high-speed Western Express Service train which connects the cities of Prague and Munich crashed near the Czech Republic-German border killing at least three people and injuring dozens.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Czech Republic,Crime/Disaster/Accident
American Sydney McLaughlin wins women's 400m hurdles in world record time
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) US runner Sydney McLaughlin won the women's 400m hurdles title with a new world record here on Wednesday at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Obama scales back 60th BDay party amid Covid resurge
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) Former US President Barack Obama has scaled back plans for a big birthday party amid a rise in Covid infections nationwide.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
CBIC launches portal with info on customs proceedures, rules
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Central Board for Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) on Wednesday launched the Indian Customs Compliance Information Portal (CIP) at www.cip.icegate.gov.in/CIP for providing free access to information on all Customs procedures and regulatory compliance for nearly 12,000 Customs Tariff Items.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Leading Belarus opp figures go on trial
Minsk, Aug 4 (IANS) The trial of two leading Belarusian opposition figures -- Maria Kolesnikova and Maxim Znak -- began on Wednesday behind closed doors at a court in Minsk. If found guilty they could each face up to 12 years in prison.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Belarus,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
IBM working to set up software lab in Kochi
Kochi, Aug 4 (IANS) IBM on Wednesday announced that it is working to set up a software lab in Kochi, during a discussion between Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Sandip Patel, Managing Director, IBM India, and Gaurav Sharma, Vice-President, IBM India Software Labs.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
How nanobodies can help thwart Covid variants
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) US scientists have found that SARS-CoV-2 nanobodies -- microscopic molecules that neutralise the virus in animals -- are remarkably active against mutations found in variants, including Delta.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
No representation for 13 districts in Karnataka cabinet
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Though Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai assured equal representation to all regions, as many as 13 districts have no representation in his cabinet expanded on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Indie films work like R&D for commercial cinema: Ranvir Shorey
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) While the line between commercial and and 'offbeat' films has almost vanished and the conversation around the new-age cinematic sensibility has changed in recent times with the new avenues of releasing films and web series, the revolution of 'offbeat' cinema started in India with the introduction to multiplexes and films that were made for 'multiplex audiences'.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Air pollution can't be ignored in poll manifestos: Clean Air Punjab
Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) Even as the season for poll manifestos seem to have begun in Punjab with the Akali Dal-Bahujan Samaj Party releasing its initial 13-point election agenda, members of 'Clean Air Punjab', which is a network of citizens and civil society organisations, on Wednesday urged parties to feature time-bound plans to tackle air pollution and public health issues.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Politics
Flood situation worsens in Bengal; PM Modi speaks to Mamata
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) With the flood situation turning grim in at least seven districts of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who went to Howrah district to conduct a preliminary survey of the situation on Wednesday, complained to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the flood situation has aggravated in the state because of the excessive release of water by the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC).
2021-08-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
From Sonipat to Tokyo, wrestler Ravi Dahiya's road to the Olympics final
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Wrestler Ravi Dahiya was down and out. His opponent in the semifinal of the men's 57kg category, Kazakhstan's Nurislam Sanayev, had just taken a 9-2 lead.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
India, World Bank sign $250 mn project for making dams safe
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian government, the Central Water Commission, representatives from 10 participating states, and the World Bank on Wednesday signed a $250 million project for long-term dam safety programme and improving the safety and performance of existing dams across various states.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Rekha looks ageless in 'Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin' promo
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Iconic actress Rekha can be seen with her poise and perfect portrayal of emotions in the newly-launched promo of the show 'Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin'.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Stop Sri Lankan Navy firing on TN fishermen, Stalin urges Jaishankar
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has urged External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar to exert pressure on the Sri Lankan government not to attack Indian fishermen in the sea.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Olympic hockey: Indian women lose semifinal 1-2 to Argentina, to play for bronze (Ld)
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) India's dream of a gold medal on their maiden entry into the knockout stages of the women's hockey competition came to a premature end when the team lost 1-2 to Argentina in the semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics here on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Essar expands UK aviation footprint; begins ATF supply at Cardiff Airport
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Essar Oil (UK) Limited, which owns and operates the Stanlow Manufacturing Complex at Ellesmere Port, the UK, announced on Wednesday that it has begun supplying jet fuel directly to airlines at the Cardiff Airport, with new deals having already been secured with various carriers that operate flights from the Wales facility.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Microsoft halts free Windows 365 cloud PC trials
San Francisco, Aug 4 (IANS) Due to high demand, tech giant Microsoft has paused free trials of its recently launched cloud PC Windows 365 service.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Telangana minister hails French Co's decision to double investment
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Telangana's Minister for Industry, K.T. Rama Rao, said on Wednesday that French fruit beverages manufacturing company Georges Monin doubling its investment in the state will give a big fillip to the food processing industry.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Politics
Bills can be renamed in assembly, not in bedroom: Cong to Goa CM
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) Slamming Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for first rushing through the controversial Bhumiputra Adhikarni Bill, 2021 and informally re-christening it as the Bhumi Adhikarni Bill, 2021 after facing popular criticism, the Congress on Wednesday said that nomenclature of legislations cannot be changed in the bedroom on whim.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
1st Test: India pick 2 wickets, reduce England to 61/2 at lunch
Nottingham, Aug 4 (IANS) India picked two wickets in the first session as England went to lunch at 61/2 on the first day of first Test here at the Trent Bridge on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Oracle Cloud HCM to add payroll support for India
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Cloud major Oracle on Wednesday announced that it plans to add support for India to its Fusion Cloud Payroll, part of Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM).
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Yediyurappa's close aide Renukacharya left high and dry
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister, B.S. Yediyurappa's close aide, M.P. Renukacharya got emotional during his meeting with his political mentor here on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
NYC, London top Bhumi's wish list once India allows air travel
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) As normalcy of life is coming back post-pandemic, international travel just for leisure is still a far-fetched dream for Indians as not all global destinations are open for tourism.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
High percentage of vaccination in Cambodia
Phnom Penh, Aug 4 (IANS) Cambodia has one of the highest percentages of Covid-19 vaccination among its adult population in the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region, the UN in Cambodia has said.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Cambodia,Health/Medicine
SC notice on plea claiming mills owe Rs 18K crore to cane farmers
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a fresh matter seeking direction to states to bring on record pending dues of sugarcane farmers and also action taken against mill owners.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
3 Patna police constables suspended after a public spat
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) Patna police on Wednesday suspended three constables, including two females, after they were involved in a quarrel in the middle of the road near Gandhi Maidan area.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Ayushmaan Khurrana shares emotional message on Kishore Kumar's birth anniversary
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Ayushmaan Khurrana took to social media on Wednesday to pay an emotional tribute to legendary singer-actor Kishore Kumar on his birthday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NYU researchers hit back after FB bans them over user data scraping
San Francisco, Aug 4 (IANS) Facebook has banned personal accounts and platform access associated with researchers from New York University (NYU) for allegedly violating its term of service by scraping user data without permission. The academics, however, have hit back at the platform, saying Facebook is silencing them.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Education
Olympics: Taylor too strong for grappler Punia in SF; Indian to fight for bronze
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) American grappler David Taylor proved too strong for Deepak Punia as the Indian lost his 86kg category semifinal bout 10-0 at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Fully vaccinated people thrice at lower risk of Covid: Study
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Double vaccinated people were three times less likely than unvaccinated people to test positive for the Covid-19 infection, a new research has found.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Google rolls out ability to automatically save progress in Forms
San Francisco, Aug 4 (IANS) Google Forms is beginning to roll out an ability that will see entered text selections and other progress be automatically saved as a draft.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Lightning strikes wedding party in Bangladesh, 17 dead
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) At least 17 members of a wedding party travelling on a boat were killed on Wednesday during a massive lightning strike in Bangladesh's Chapainawabganj district, some 302 km northwest of capital Dhaka, a senior official said.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Taliban attacks in direct collusion with LeT, TTP
New Delhi/Kabul, Aug 4 (IANS) The Taliban attacks in Afghanistan were carried out in direct collusion with more than 10,000 regional terrorists from the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other outfits.
2021-08-04
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Yediyurappa's son Vijayendra loses out on K'taka cabinet berth
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) B.Y. Vijayendra, son of former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, missed out on a cabinet berth in the Basavraj Bommai government as the party high command decided against the move.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
T'gana HC surprised over Rs 60 cr sanctioned to fight contempt cases
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Wednesday expressed surprise over the state government sanctioning Rs 60 crore to fight contempt of court cases pending against state bureaucrats including Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Shrikant Tuli ready to release next track with Tushar Shah
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Madhurima Tuli's brother Shrikant Tuli, who is known for the track 'Khwabeeda', is coming up with another romantic track 'Ek Raah'. It is a blend of melody and romance as explained by director Dhruwal Patel.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Yellow.ai raises $78 mn to expand AI chatbot platform, hire more
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Customer experience (CX) automation platform yellow.ai on Wednesday announced that it has raised $78.15 million in Series C funding, taking the total funding raised so far to $102.15 million.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Olympic hockey: Indian women lose semifinal 1-2 to Argentina, to play for bronze
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team's dream of winning a gold medal on their maiden entry into the knockout stages ended in a 1-2 defeat to Argentina in the semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics here on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Adani Green logs 9-fold jump in Q1 net profit
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) on Wednesday reported a nearly 9-fold growth in its consolidated net profit for the April-June period, at Rs 219 crore.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Microsoft to require proof of Covid vax to enter US offices
San Francisco, Aug 4 (IANS) As US witnesses a surge in Covid cases, Microsoft has told employees and vendors that starting from next month, they will need to show a proof of vaccination before entering any office building in the US.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Indian scientist develops human model to study brain disorders
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) An Indian scientist has developed human-based models to study neuron development and neuro-developmental disorders such as autism which can help design treatment strategies for such brain disorders.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Indian researchers work on producing hydrogen from water using magnets
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian researchers have come up with an innovative hydrogen manufacturing route which increases its production three times and lowers the energy required that could pave the path towards environment-friendly hydrogen fuel at a lower cost.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Science/Tech
Real Madrid's Toni Kroos likely out for several weeks with groin injury
Madrid, Aug 4 (IANS) Real Madrid's injury problems continue to mount ahead of the new season with the news that midfielder Toni Kroos will be out of action for several weeks with a groin injury.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Mumbai's first Genome Sequencing Lab inaugurated
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday inaugurated the first-ever Genome Sequencing Laboratory in Mumbai and a Spinraza Therapy Centre for children in BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation-run hospitals, officials said here.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Science/Tech
Storage major WD expands smart video surveillance solution
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Storage solutions major Western Digital on Wednesday expanded the WD Purple family with the launch of 'Purple Pro HDD' for a new generation of advanced AI-enabled recorders and back-end servers.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Merchantrade, NPCI to offer real-time remittances to India through UPI
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Merchantrade Asia has partnered with NPCI International - a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to offer real-time Remittances to India. This partnership will enable Merchantrade and its Network to connect to NIPL and facilitate remittance to Beneficiary Banks in India via UPI IDs.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Parliament clears LLP amendment bill, decriminalises provisions
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday cleared the 'Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill' that aims to accelerate the 'Ease Of Doing Business' campaign of the government and brings regulations for this segment at par with other large companies.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Two years after Art 370's abrogation, people hopeful of 'Naya Kashmir'
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Two years after abrogation of Article 370, hope for a prosperous "Naya Kashmir" is alive despite doomsday proponents calling it a "pipe dream".
2021-08-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Himachal makes RT-PCR negative report must for tourists
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) With the spike in Covid-19 cases again, Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday made it mandatory for tourists coming to the state to produce a RT-PCR negative report obtained within 72 hours of entry.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
ED to probe money laundering by sacked PS to OSSC member
Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will probe the involvement of a former private secretary to a member of the Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) member, Biranchi Narayan Sahoo in a money laundering case, said an official.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
KLF Bhava Samvad: Spotlight on Hinduism
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) will host author, diplomat and former MP Pavan Varma along with MP and author Shashi Tharoor on August 10.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Wrestler Ravi Dahiya enters final, to aim for Olympic gold next
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian grappler Ravi Kumar Dahiya assured India of at least a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics when he stormed into the men's 57kg freestyle final with a 'victory by fall' over Kazakhstan's Nurislam Sanayev in the semifinal on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Fire breaks out in Delhi's Kirti Nagar, no causality
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A fire broke out on the roof of a factory in west Delhi's Kirti Nagar area on Wednesday, said a fire official.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After Deepika Padukone, rapper Raftaar invests in FrontRow app
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Rapper Raftaar has invested in the FrontRow app, six months after Deepika Padukone invested in the same platform.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Education
TN to reserve 7.5% seats in technical courses for govt school students
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) The DMK government in Tamil Nadu headed by Chief Minister M.K.Stalin will bring in a law to provide for 7.5 per cent reservation in technical courses for students who had studied in government schools.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Technology
Afghan Defence Minister targeted in car bomb attack (Ld)
New Delhi/Kabul, Aug 4 (IANS) An explosives-laden car detonated close to the residence of Afghanistan Acting Defence Minister Bismillah Muhammadi in Kabul city Tuesday night.
2021-08-04
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Politics,Terrorism
Javed Akhtar: Heartening to see youth embracing beauty of 'shayari'
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) As the unique show on poetry 'India Shayari Project' will be launched on August 15, iconic poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar shares his view on how he is so impressed to observe the younger generation that is keen to understand the beauty and nuances of the beautiful spoken word form called poetry.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
K'taka: 29 ministers sworn in Basavaraj Bommai Cabinet
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Karnataka's new government headed by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai took shape on Wednesday, when 29 ministers were sworn into the state Cabinet by Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
CrazyLabs acquires Mumbai-based studio Firescore Interactive
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Mobile game developer CrazyLabs on Wednesday said it has acquired Firescore Interactive, a hyper-casual game development studio based in Mumbai, in a multi-million dollar deal.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
TN govt to release a 120-page white paper on state's financial position
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Finance Minister, P.T.R. Palanivel Thiagarajan will release a 120-page white paper on the state's finances on August 9. The white paper will include the state's liabilities and the reasons for loss of revenue in various sectors.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
1st Test: Bat first, put up runs under sunshine
Nottingham, Aug 4 (IANS) Even as rain threatens to disrupt proceedings in the first Test between India and England here at Trent Bridge, the first day was greeted with bright sunshine on Wednesday and a pitch that can be termed deceptive with its green tinge.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Probe ordered after selfie with jail inmate in MP goes viral
Gwalior, Aug 4 (IANS) An alleged video showing several youths with a jail inmate of Gwalior Central jail in Madhya Pradesh has gone viral on the social media, which has exposed the security apparatus in the jail. Following the incident, the Jail Superintendent Manoj Sahu has ordered a probe into the matter.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wrestler Ravi Dahiya enters final, India assured of at least a silver
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian grappler Ravi Kumar Dahiya assured India of at least a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics when he stormed into the men's 57kg freestyle final with a 'victory by fall' over Kazakhstan's Nurislam Sanayev in the semifinal on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Stalin govt's first budget to be presented on Aug 13
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) The first budget of the M.K. Stalin government will be presented on August 13 and people expect lot of sops from the state finance minister P.T.R. Palanivel Thiagarajan, who himself was a banker.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Politics
Treat wife with respect, otherwise go to jail: SC uses Hindi to settle dispute
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday told a husband to treat his wife with respect and if he fails, then be ready to land in jail as it worked out a settlement between a young couple. The wife had alleged that the husband had tortured her and also does not treat her with respect.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Double Olympic medalist Sindhu arrives in Hyd to rousing welcome
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Star shuttler P.V. Sindhu, the only Indian woman to win two Olympic medals, arrived in Hyderabad on Wednesday to a warm welcome by the Telangana government.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Over 20 lakh units of POCO C3 sold in 9 months in India
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Smartphone brand POCO on Wednesday announced that it has sold over 20 lakh units of POCO C3 smartphone within just nine months of its launch on Flipkart in India.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
6 Trinamool MPs suspended as stalemate continues in RS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday suspended 6 MPs of the Trinamool Congress from the house for a day. They include Dola Sen, Nadimul Haque, Arpita Ghosh, Mausam Noor, Shanta Chhetri and Abir Ranjan Biswas.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Microsoft to roll out Q&A app in Teams Meetings
San Francisco, Aug 4 (IANS) With an aim to ensure better user engagement, Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it is planning to rollout Q&A app in Teams Meetings, which is currently in private preview.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
3 Bills passed in 45 minutes in RS on Wednesday
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed three Bills amid protests from the opposition. The Bills were passed in approximately 45 minutes of the House proceedings.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
7 of a family including 4 kids die as house collapses due to rain
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Seven members of a family, including four children, two women and a man, were killed when a house collapsed in Keshoraipatan town in Bundi district following incessant rains on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Global 5G network infrastructure revenue to reach $19 bn in 2021
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) Worldwide 5G network infrastructure revenue is set to grow 39 per cent to reach $19.1 billion in 2021, up from $13.7 billion in 2020, a Gartner report said on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United States,Technology
Afghan Minister calls Jaishankar, seeks special UN Security session
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Afghanistan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar, during a telephone conversation with the External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, talked about the escalation of violence, widespread human rights violations by the Taliban, and the foreign terrorist groups operating in Afghanistan.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Lovlina's journey to an Olympic medal: From Baro Mukhia to Tokyo
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) A week ago, Baro Mukhia village in Assam's Golaghat district had connectivity with the world through a muddy road. Now, people in the state are working hard to turn the road into a concrete one.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
BJP says Rahul is politicising rape & murder of Delhi minor girl
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Hitting out at former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday asked him whether the "Dalit daughters of Rajasthan, Punjab and Chhattisgarh are not the daughters of India"?
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
1st Test: England elect to bat, India include Thakur, Rahul
Nottingham, Aug 4 (IANS) England won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test against India here at the Trent Bridge on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
4 more pharma companies to start vax production by Oct-Nov: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has said that four more Indian pharmaceutical companies may start the vaccine production by October-November to accelerate the inoculation drive.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SBI's Q1FY22 net profit up 55% YoY
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Lending major State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday reported a year-on-year rise of 55.25 per cent in its net profit for Q1FY22.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NIA team raids residence of ex-Cong MLA's son for terror links
Mangaluru, (Karnataka) Aug 4 (IANS) A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted a raid on the residence of B.M. Pasha, son of three-time Congress MLA and writer the late B.M. Idinabba, for alleged terror links.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Australia's Mitchell Marsh moves up 13 places in latest ICC T20I rankings
Dubai, Aug 4 (IANS) Australian cricketer Mitchell Marsh, who hit a 45-ball 45 in the opening T20 International against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Tuesday night, has moved up 13 places to joint 25th in the ICC Men's T20I rankings released on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
UK to offer Covid shots to 16 and 17-year-olds
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The UK government is soon expected to roll out Covid shots to more than a million 16 and 17-year-olds, media reports said on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Oppn issues statement demanding discussion on Pegasus snooping issue
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Eighteen leaders of the like-minded opposition parties on Wednesday issued a joint statement and demanded discussion on the Pegasus snooping issue.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Airline employee dies in Patna airport accident
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) An airline employee was killed and another injured after an electric bus mowed them down at Patna's Jay Prakash Narayan International airport on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak lobbying contract for ex-CIA station chief
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Robert Laurent Grenier who was CIA Station Chief in Islamabad was given a lobbying contract on behalf of Pakistan after he founded his own firm.
2021-08-04
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
We are ready for Germany, says India's hockey skipper Manpreet Singh
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team will hope to bounce back from their semifinal loss to Belgium when they take on Germany in the bronze medal playoffs at the Olympic Games on Thursday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Tannishtha Chatterjee roped in for 'fiery' role in 'Cartel'
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee who is known for her films like 'Angry Indian Goddesses', 'Parched', and 'UnIndian' opposite Brett Lee, has joined the cast of upcoming action-drama 'Cartel'.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Jagmeet Brar, Gurlej Akhtar's new Punjabi single '25 pind' out
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Punjabi singers Jagmeet Brar and Gurlej Akhtar have come together for a new single titled '25 pind'. The song, which released on Wednesday, has also been written and composed by Jagmeet.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
First look of 'Saath Kya Nibhaoge' music video unveiled
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) As the first look of the upcoming music video 'Saath Kya Nibhaoge' was unveiled featuring Sonu Sood and Nidhhi Agerwal, the fans of Sonu are excited for the video.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid watch: Five Greek artistic swimming team members test positive
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Five members of Greece's artistic swimming team have tested positive for Covid-19, according to a spokesperson of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee (TOCOG) on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Fake IPS, IAS officers in Bengal beware
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) With many cases of fake IAS, IPS and policemen being reported from Kolkata and several parts, the Kolkata and the state police have decided to develop an internal intelligence and surveillance system so that these kinds of cases can be detected at an early system.
2021-08-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Jasleen Royal on emotional state of mind during recording of 'Ranjha'
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Singer-composer Jasleen Royal is known for composing songs like 'Din Shagna Da', 'Kho gaye Hum Kahan' and 'Kesari's 'Deh Shiva'.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TN govt to again come out with law banning online gaming
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will again come out with a proper law banning online games like rummy, said Law Minister S. Regupathy.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Hijack bid onboard ship off UAE ends: Report (Ld)
Muscat, Aug 4 (IANS) A UK maritime security agency has said the potential hijacking of the Panama-flagged MV Asphalt Princess has ended after men who boarded and seized the ship in the Gulf of Oman left the vessel. All those remaining on board are safe, officials said.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Oman,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Even with 50% of daily new Covid cases in Kerala, lockdown norms eased
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) Even as almost 50 per cent of the country's total daily new Covid cases is registered in Kerala, the Pinarayi Vijayan government on Wednesday decided to ease the Covid norms.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Hijack bid onboard UAE ship ends: Report
Muscat, Aug 4 (IANS) A UK maritime security agency has said the potential hijacking of the Panama-flagged MV Asphalt Princess has ended after men who boarded and seized the ship in the Gulf of Oman left the vessel. All those remaining on board are safe, officials said.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Oman,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Andhra govt suspends Finance dept official for leaking sensitive info
Amaravati, Aug 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday suspended an employee from the Finance department for allegedly leaking sensitive information to select media houses which it said are carrying out campaigns to malign the state government.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Is it the right time to buy a home?
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANSlife) The real estate market in India is one of the pillars of the economy and is the second-highest employment generator in the country after agriculture.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
UK-based kidswear brand launches in India
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANSlife) "India is a scattered market with few boutique brands offering limited organic clothing. International brands available in India also have only 10-30 per cent of range in organic clothing," says Ankit Shukla, Country Head -- India and Middle East, Norlanka Brands.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Vitamin C serum for monsoon skincare!
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANSlife) Monsoons are all about nostalgia, binging on deep-fried snacks and enjoying a hot cuppa. However, a major flipside to this otherwise beautiful season is the havoc it wreaks on the skin. The humidity in the air causes the skin to become greasier which leads to acne, inflammations, or breakouts. So how can one combat these multitude of problems with just a face serum? Read on to find out how Vitamin C serum is the beauty tonic to keeping healthy and radiant.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Gels Vs Creams
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANSlife) To prevent the skin from taking excessive damage from the heat and the humidity that Indian monsoons offer, you can resort to several herbal or Ayurvedic formulations in the form of gels or creams. However, the availability of these two options also leads to the tough question -- a gel or a cream -- which is better for the season?
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Kejriwal orders probe into alleged rape & murder of minor girl
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met family members of 9-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and murdered by four people at a crematorium near Delhi Cantonment in south-west Delhi on Sunday and ordered a magisterial probe into the matter.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Explained: Why mountains in Himachal are rolling down
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) While cloudbursts and flash floods in recent years have become a regular feature in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh, the loss of life caused by natural calamities can be mainly attributed to the increasing human interference, particularly in eco-sensitive Himalayan zones.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
India's cricketing community raises a toast to Lovlina Borgohain's achievement
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Lovlina Borgohain's bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday had the cricketing community raising a toast to the gritty boxer's achievement on the biggest sporting stage, with the likes of Virender Sehwag, Ishant Sharma and Venkatesh Prasad, among others taking to social media to applaud the 23-year-old's feat.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
2 dead as trains collide in Czech Republic
Prague, Aug 4 (IANS) Two people are dead and dozens are injured after two passenger trains collided near a village in the Czech Republic countryside.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Czech Republic,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cyber, space threats require upgraded technological responses: Prez Kovind
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The emerging threats in the cyber world and space require state-of-the-art technological responses, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India, China mulling withdrawal of troops from Gogra in Ladakh
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India and China are working on a proposal to withdraw troops from a friction point in Gogra at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh in the next few days. It could be a significant step towards resolving the continuing border crisis.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Kylie Jenner shimmers in gold dust body paint photo
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Kylie Jenner shared a snapshot of herself painted in gold dust from head to toe on her Instagram post recently.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
RBI cautions against offers of buying or selling old notes
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cautioned the public from falling prey to offers of buying or selling of old bank notes and coins.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
EPS, OPS to appear before TN court on expelled leader's complaint
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Former Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and senior leaders of AIADMK, Edapapdi K. Palaniswami, and O. Panneerselvam will have to appear before a special court on August 24. This is in connection with a criminal defamation case filed by former spokesman of AIADMK, Va Pugazhendi against the two leaders.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
19 men arrested in UK child sex racket case
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Police in the UK have arrested 19 men as part of an investigation into child sexual abuse in Bradford.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
How fears influence Covid-19 transmission
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) Researchers have developed a mathematical model that predicts how infectious disease outbreaks incorporate fear -- both of disease and of vaccines.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Rahul congratulates Lovlina on winning bronze medal
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday congratulated Boxer Lovlina Borgohain for winning a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
ED arrests Gautam Thapar in money laundering case
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Avantha Group promoter Gautam Thapar in connection with a money laundering case.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid negative report not required to enter Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) People visiting Odisha are no longer required to produce Covid negative report or fully vaccinated certificate, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Over 360 UDAN air routes operational now
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India has till date operationalised 361 air routes under the regional connectivity scheme 'Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik' or RCS-Udan.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IndiGo launches special fares on 15 yr anniversary
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) To celebrate its 15 years of operations, airline major IndiGo on Wednesday announced a three-day special sale offering all-inclusive fares starting from Rs 915 on its domestic and international connections.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mission 2023: Raj BJP to follow models of Gujarat, K'taka, MP & Himachal
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Learning and unlearning might be the new norm of the corporate world but this corporate formula is being followed by the Rajasthan BJP now to bring in fresh waves of changes in the desert state and pave the way for victory in the assembly polls in 2023.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Vodafone Idea shares continue to tumble, plunge 17%
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Vodafone Idea shares continued to fall on Wednesday as Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla offered to hand over his stake in the debt-ridden company to government entities in a bid to keep the company operational.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Smuggling, counterfeiting leads to economic crisis, unemployment, poverty: Bengal ADG Debasish Roy
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Debasish Roy, ADG, Training, West Bengal Police, on Wednesday said, "Despite various anti-counterfeiting strategies such as raids, use of multiple packaging technologies, consumer education and consultations with government agencies the menace of smuggling and counterfeiting is on the rise."
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Verbal spat between Harsimrat Kaur and Ravneet Bittu on farm laws
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A verbal spat broke out between Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and Harsimrat Kaur Badal of the Akali Dal on the issue of farm laws in the Parliament premises on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Google Maps' 'Dark Mode' coming soon for iPhone users
San Francisco, Aug 4 (IANS) Tech giant Google has announced new updates -- including Dark Mode -- that are coming to the Google Maps app designed for the iPhone users.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
OPPO unveils next-gen under-display camera tech
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) With an aim to deliver full-screen experience to users, global smartphone brand OPPO on Wednesday unveiled its next-generation under-screen camera (USC) technology for smartphones.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
NIA searches 5 locations in ISIS Kerala module case
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday said that it is carrying out searches at five locations in Jammu and Kashmir and Karnataka in Kerala ISIS module case, officials said.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Global cues push equities higher; banking stocks shine (Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Positive global cues along with hopes of a faster economic rebound buoyed India's key equity markets during the post-noon trade session on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Olympics: Wrestlers Dahiya, Punia secure semifinal berths; Anshu Malik loses
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian wrestlers Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg) and Deepak Punia (86kg) enjoyed fruitful outings at the Tokyo Olympic Games, securing semifinal berths in their respective weight categories, even as 19-year-old woman grappler Anshu Malik lost her opening 57kg-category bout to two-time world championships bronze medallist Iryna Kurachkina of Belarus 8-2 on her Olympic debut.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
After Goa CM's flip-flop on Bhumiputra bill, Oppn demands scrutiny
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) After Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's flip-flop over the controversial Bhumiputa Adhikarni Bill, 2021 late on Tuesday night, an upbeat opposition on Wednesday demanded the appointment of a select committee to examine the legislation which seeks to regularise illegal houses in Goa as well as bestow the status of 'bhumiputra' or sons of the soil to those with a 30 year domicile in the coastal state.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Adhyayan Suman-thriller 'Entrapped' poster unveiled
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The poster of actor Adhyayan Suman's upcoming film 'Entrapped' was unveiled on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
INS Vikrant sails out from Kochi for 4-day training
Kochi, Aug 4 (IANS) INS Vikrant, also known as Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 1 (IAC-1), sailed out on Wednesday for its maiden trial into the Arabian Sea which will go on for four days.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Defence/Security
LS adjourned twice over Oppn's protest on inflation, snooping row
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The proceedings of the Lok Sabha on Wednesday were adjourned twice amid the Opposition's protests against the Government over the issues of inflation, alleged Pegasus snooping and farm laws.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
New HP ENVY laptops to start from Rs 1 lakh, to take on MacBooks
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) PC and printer major HP Inc is set to launch an all-new Envy laptop portfolio for creators, designers and multi-taskers in India, aiming to take on Apple MacBooks in the country.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Olympics: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain bags bronze after losing semifinal bout (Ld)
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Boxer Lovlina Borgohain became the third Indian athlete at the Tokyo Olympics after weightlifter Mirabai Chanu and shuttler PV Sindhu to clinch a medal -- a bronze -- after she lost her welterweight semifinal bout to Turkey's Busenaz Surmeneli at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
When isolation sparks the entrepreneurial spirit (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) It's located in the small town of Pilani in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan with a population of around 30,000 but occupies a pre-eminent position among India's institutions of higher learning. Away from the distractions of a big city provides for a focused academic environment and the birth of some ingenious ventures driven by highly motivated and compassionate individuals, say the authors of a book that details the remarkable achievements of alumni of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) in their pursuit of "meaningful success".
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
RBI's MPC to maintain rates, accommodative stance (IANS Forecast)
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) In a quest to sustain economic growth, the Reserve Bank is expected to continue with its easy monetary policy as well as the accommodative stance.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mizos losing crops, pullback from lands on Assam border
Buarchip (Mizoram-Assam Border), Aug 4 (IANS) Lalthanpuii left behind her entire crop of areca nuts after Assam police and villagers stormed her settlement near here on July 10.
2021-08-04
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Defence/Security
29 cabinet ministers to take oath in K'taka today
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announced that 29 cabinet ministers will take oath in the Glass House of Raj Bhavan on Wednesday afternoon.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Vernacular audio app Khabri raises $2.1 mn to empower creators
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Vernacular audio platform Khabri on Wednesday said it has raised $2.1 million in a pre-series A funding round to strengthen its product and tech offerings.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Canada's largest auto dealer Ajay Dilawri honoured
Vancouver, Aug 4 (IANS) Indo-Canadian Ajay Dilawri, whose Dilawri Group is the largest auto dealer in Canada, has been honoured with the Order of British Columbia.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Canada,National
CJI recuses from hearing Krishna River dispute between AP, Telangana
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Chief Justice N.V. Ramana on Wednesday recused himself from hearing the Krishna River water dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, after the Andhra counsel said the matter will require legal adjudication as mediation did not work.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
discovery+ announces new content for Indian audience
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) OTT platform discovery+ has announced a host of new projects for the Indian audience. The platform is coming up with new content featuring Bollywood actors Anil Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Ananya Pandey and Nora Fatehi, among others.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CVC recommends disciplinary action against ex-CBI boss Alok Verma: Sources
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Kumar Verma, who was unceremoniously removed from the post may have to face disciplinary action and even lose his retirement benefits for allegedly "misusing his position" as the central agency director and violating rules during his service, sources said on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
RS Chairman allows discussion on farm laws but stalemate continues
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday allowed discussion on farm laws, but not under the rules as demanded by the opposition.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Sahil Khattar on portraying a twisted mind
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Youtuber and actor Sahil Khattar, who hosted reality shows like 'Dance India Dance' and 'India's Got Talent', will make his web debut in the upcoming film '200'.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Rohit Suchanti shed 7 kilos in a month for 'Bhagya Lakshmi'
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Rohit Suchanti, who features in the latest TV show 'Bhagya Lakshmi', revealed he had to "get into shape" for his role by losing 7 kilos within a span of just one month!
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Govt to table Air Quality Management in NCR Bill in LS today
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Despite continuous protests and disruptions by the Opposition members on various issues like inflation, snooping and farm laws, the Government is set to introduce the Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR region Bill, 2021 on Wednesday in the Lok Sabha.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Film festival to showcase pre-independence Indian scientific community
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) 'Swatantrata Ka Amrit Mahotsav Ka Vigyaan Filmostav', a science film festival to highlight the role of Indian scientists, science communicators and teachers in the Indian Independence movement will be held between August 13 and 15 to mark India's 75th year of Independence.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Science/Tech,Art/Culture/Books
Hefty fine on German for WWII tank at home
Berlin, Aug 4 (IANS) A pensioner in Germany has been convicted for possessing illegal weapons after he was found to own an extensive personal arsenal including a tank from the last World War that he was seen using as a snow plough one winter.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Germany,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
WhiteHat Jr Founder Karan Bajaj moves on, Trupti Mukker new CEO
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Karan Bajaj, Founder and CEO of leading online learning platform WhiteHat Jr, is moving on to kick off the next chapter in his life and Trupti Mukker, Head of Customer Experience and Delivery, will lead the organisation, according to an internal email seen by IANS.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
TN tightens checking of Covid certificates at border with Kerala
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department has said that all passengers coming from Kerala to the state will require an RT-PCR negative report not more than 72 hours old or a fully vaccinated certificate. The department also has insisted that the second dose of the vaccine should be taken 14 days before the journey.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Govt demeaning democratic & parliamentary process: Kharge
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Amid stalemate in the upper house on the issue of discussion on Pegasus snooping controversy & rise in fuel prices, the opposition has alleged that the government is curtailing the parliamentary process.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ShareChat & Moj in multi-year music licensing deal with T-Series
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Mohalla Tech, the parent company of short video app Moj and Indic language social media platform ShareChat, on Wednesday announced a multi-year agreement with music label T-Series.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Olympics: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain bags bronze medal after losing in semis
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain has taken the bronze medal in women's welterweight category at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Long-lasting Covid-19 symptoms rare in kids: Study
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Most children with Covid-19 recover within a week, only a small percentage have long-term symptoms, according to a study published in the journal Lancet Child and Adolescent Health.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
71-yr-old man in judicial custody for impregnating grand daughter
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) A 71-Year-old man was arrested by the Police at Thirukoilur in Kallikuruchi district under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Pocso Act, on charges of impregnating his 15-year-old grand daughter.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak reports 4,722 new Covid cases
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistan has reported 4,722 new Covid-19 cases, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal allowed to resume club cricket
Lahore, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been allowed to resume club cricket activities as part of his rehabilitation process, which commenced last month. In July this year, Akmal had apologised for not reporting corrupt approaches, for which the 31-year-old was banned for 12 months.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Indian firms can cut carbon emission by 80% if move to Cloud
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian companies and public sector organisations that migrated workloads from on-premises data centres to cloud infrastructure could reduce their energy use and associated carbon footprint by nearly 80 per cent, a new report showed on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul meets kin of 9-yr-old rape & murder victim, demands justice
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met the family members of 9-year-old victim who was raped and killed and demanded justice for them. The minor girl was allegedly raped, murdered, and cremated without her parents' consent in Old Nangal crematorium recently.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China focuses on school students to stem Covid resurge
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Chinese authorities are concentrating on students as part of their latest vaccination drive, as the country witnesses its biggest virus surge in months, according to media reports.
2021-08-04
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
High command taking last-minute call on cabinet: Bommai
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said that the BJP high command is taking decisions on a few issues regarding the cabinet formation.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
India sees jump in Covid infections, logs 42,625 cases in a day
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India on Wednesday took a high jump in daily Covid infections and reported 42,625 new cases across the nation in 24 hours. A total of 562 deaths were reported in the same span of time, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Olympics: Wrestlers Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia secure semifinal berths
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg) and Deepak Punia (86kg) enjoyed fruitful outings at the Tokyo Olympic Games as they secured semifinal berths in their respective weight categories at the Makuhari Messe on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Creators can now earn up to $10K a month on YouTube Shorts
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube has announced to pay creators up to $10,000 a month for making popular videos on Shorts app, its TikTok competitor.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
With global crude fluctuating, OMCs to wait & watch on fuel
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to pause fuel price revision for the eighteenth consecutive day on Wednesday as wait and watch continues amidst fluctuating global crude prices.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tourism in concurrent list will aid hospitality sector's revival
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The proposal to include tourism in the concurrent list is likely to boost the recovery of the hospitality sector which has been among the worst-hit segments amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
WhatsApp launches 'View Once' that deletes photos, videos once seen
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) WhatsApp has rolled out a new feature called 'View Once, that deletes photos and videos from the chat after theyve been opened, giving users even more control over their privacy.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Apple rejigs its online store before mega launches
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Apple has given a brand new look to its Online Store, with a dedicated tab on top-level navigation, as the tech giant prepares for mega launches in coming months.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
TN receives 79L doses of Covid vaccine for August
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu health minister, Ma Subramanian has said that the state has received 79 lakh doses of Covid 19 vaccines for the month of August. He said that of these, 17 lakh doses would go to the private sector and the balance would be used by the state government.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Sensex surges 400 points, hits 54,000 for first time
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices surged on Wednesday morning with the BSE Sensex crossing the 54,000-mark for the first time ever.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian Air Force chief in Israel to enhance military ties
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria reached Israel on Tuesday. The visit is aimed at enhancing military cooperation between the two countries.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra tops qualification with 86.65m effort (Ld)
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra raised India's hopes of a track and field medal when he qualified for the final at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Wednesday, sealing a top place from his group, and finishing ahead of Germany's Johannes Vetter, who is the favourite for gold at the quadrennial showpiece.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Micro containment zones rise in B'luru, civic body on battle mode
Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) The number of micro containment zones in Bengaluru rose to 141 due to the spread of Covid-19, signalling an alarming situation in Karnataka. There were less than 100 micro containment zones till last week.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Samsung slips to 2nd spot in European smartphone market in Q2
Seoul, Aug 4 (IANS) Samsung Electronics dropped to second place in the European smartphone market in the second quarter, a report showed on Wednesday, as Xiaomi rose to the top spot.
2021-08-04
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Delhi's Bharat Darshan Park to showcase more artwork from states
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Bharat Darshan Park, which is under construction in the national capital to showcase the artifacts of the country's 14 states including Char Dham replica sites and Banyan tree, will get five additional artwork.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
Govt lines up 5 Bills in RS on Wednesday
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The government has lined up five Bills in the Upper House on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics: Wrestler Ravi Dahiya secures quarterfinal spot in 57kg category
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian grappler Ravi Kumar Dahiya won his opening-round bout by technical superiority against Colombia's Oscar Tigreros to secure a quarterfinal spot in the 57kg quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Shreyas Talpade shares the pros and cons of cinema halls, OTT
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Shreyas Talpade believes that cinema halls and OTT both have their unique space and will not overpower each other.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Olympic swim stars enter quarantine on return to Australia
Canberra, Aug 4 (IANS) Australia's star Olympic swimmers have returned home after winning nine gold medals in the pool in Tokyo.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Australia,Sports
K'taka cabinet expansion: CM Bommai to get green signal from BJP high command today
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has said that the discussion on cabinet formation has reached the final stages and he will get a green signal from the BJP high command on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra tops qualification with a throw of 86.65 metres
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra raised India's hopes of a track and field medal when he qualified for the final at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, sealing a top place from his group, and finishing ahead of Germany's Johannes Vetter, who is tipped as the favourite for gold at the quadrennial showpiece.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Those afraid of my honesty are scared of their own truth: Sheela Birnstiel
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) It had been more than three decades away from the camera glares, scandalous interviews, the dramatic rise and fall of Rajneeshpuram in the US, her fall-out with spiritual teacher Osho Rajneesh, and those 39 months in jail... But it just took two documentaries -- 'Wild Wild Country' and 'Searching for Sheela', and her visit to India in September 2019 after 35 years, to make the media go in a tizzy again.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
Libya, Unicef sign working plan on protection of children
Tripoli, Aug 4 (IANS) Libya's Ministry of Social Affairs and the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) have signed a working plan on the protection of children in Libya, the Unicef said in a statement.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Human Interest/Society
Pentagon lifts lockdown after gunshots fired near Metro bus station (Ld)
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) The Pentagon lifted the lockdown roughly an hour and a half after multiple gunshots were fired near the Metro bus platform outside the building on Tuesday morning.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
New York City draws new battle lines as Delta variant surges
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) New York City will require proof of Covid-19 vaccinations for guests at restaurants, shows and gyms, starting August 16 in a phased manner.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
UP's Kumar Vishwas Singh scores 100% in CBSE Class X
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Kumar Vishwas Singh, a student from Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh, has secured 100 per cent marks in the CBSE Class 10 board exams. He has attained 500 out of 500 marks.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
UK reports highest daily Covid deaths since mid-March
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Britain recorded another 138 coronavirus-related deaths, the highest daily total since March 17, according to official figures released on Tuesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Pilot, co-pilot of crashed helicopter in J&K still missing
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) The pilot and the co-pilot of the Dhruv helicopter that crashed on Tuesday into the Ranjit Sagar Dam in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district are still missing.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Powerful blast hits Afghan capital Kabul
Kabul, Aug 4 (IANS) A powerful bomb exploded at on Tuesday evening in the centre of Afghan capital Kabul which was followed by gunshots, the police said.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
One held in murder case in Gurugram
Gurugram, Aug 4 (IANS) The Gurugram police have arrested an accused in connection with a murder case. The crime had allegedly taken place on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday in the Sector-37/C area in Gurugram.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pentagon on lockdown after gunshots fired near Metro station
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) The Pentagon was on lockdown on Tuesday morning after multiple gunshots were fired near the Metro bus platform, according to multiple local media reports.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No industry singled out, says Andhra amid allegations of targeting Amara Raja
Amaravati, Aug 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday clarified that no industry was singled out as reported by some sections of the media in the past couple of days.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Camila Cabello's 'Cinderella' is a feminist re-telling of a classic
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The trailer of actress Camila Cabello's upcoming film "Cinderella" was released on Tuesday. As opposed to the story in the fairytale told about a damsel in distress, this version has a contemporary twist with the protagonist aiming to be independent and ambitious.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Andhra to set up 4,530 digital libraries at Rs 140 cr
Amaravati, Aug 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday directed officials to prepare and action plan to construct 4,530 digital libraries.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
KRS Dam row: Licences of 33 mining units in Mandya revoked
Mandya (Karnataka), Aug 4 (IANS) In major crackdown against illegal mining in Karnataka's Mandya, the district administration on Tuesday revoked licenses of 11 mining units and 22 stone crushing units for not procuring environmental clearances from the authorities concerned and not following stipulated norms in carrying out their activities.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Delhi Cabinet approves continuation of free Wi-Fi services
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday approved the continuation of the free Wi-Fi scheme in the national capital, an official said.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
CBSE Class 10 Results: 100% KV students clear exams
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) have outperformed all other schools across the country in the Class 10 results announced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Respite for expat Indians as UAE allows conditional re-entry for residents
Dubai, Aug 4 (IANS) : The UAE government has allowed resident visa holders from six countries, including India, to return to the Emirates.
2021-08-04
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
NIA files charge sheet against 7 Maoists in J'khand cops killing case
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday said that it has filed a supplementary charge sheet against seven members of the banned CPI-Maoist in connection with its probe into the 2019 killing of five policemen in Jharkhand's Saraikela Kharsawan district.
2021-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism