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DMK campaign to showcase OBC quota in medical courses 'victory'
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK is chalking out a campaign across the state to highlight the efforts it undertook to get the 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Communities (OBC) for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses in medicine.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Hero MotoCorp starts retail sales in Mexico
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp said on Friday that it has commenced retail sales in Mexico.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
J&k sees 137 new Covid cases, 109 recoveries, 1 death
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) For the third consecutive day on Friday, new Covid cases outnumbered recoveries in J&K where 137 new cases, 109 recoveries, and one death were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
3 SL cricketers banned for a year for violating Covid protocols in England (Ld)
Colombo, July 30 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday slapped one year ban from international cricket on three national cricketers -- Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella -- who were found guilty of violating the Covid-19 safety guidelines during the team's tour to England last month.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Karnataka HC suo moto takes up case of horrific killing of monkeys
Bengaluru, July 30 (IANS) Taking suo moto cognisance of media reports about several monkeys found dead or poisoned in gunny bags on the side of the road in the state's Haasan district, the Karnataka High Court on Friday initiated PIL proceedings in the matter.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
VP seeks expediting development of Covid vaccine for children
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday urged the scientific fraternity to focus on expediting the development of Covid vaccine for children and for according priority to protection of children from the virus.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Sikhs for Justice issues threat to Himachal CM
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) US-based banned Pro-Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice has issued a threat to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, saying the latter won't be allowed to hoist the national flag in the hill state.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Covid patient jumps off from Telangana hospital building
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) A man infected by Covid-19 killed himself by jumping of a government-run hospital building in Telangana on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Raided former Awami League woman leader sent to three days custody
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) A Dhaka court on Friday sent former Awami league member Helena Jahangir to three days police custody after her arrest following a raid at her house by the elite Rapid Action Battalion overnight.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Hina Khan learnt to ride bike for her role in 'Lines'
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actress Hina Khan, whose film "Lines" recently released on an OTT platform, had to shoot scenes involving bike rides for which she learnt how to ride a bike in order to ace the part.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Armaan Malik's new Tamil song 'Eppa Paarthaalum' is out
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Armaan Malik is quite excited about his new Tamil song 'Eppa Paarthaalum', which is a collaboration with music composer Hiphop Tamizha that released on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sri Lanka bans three cricketers for breaching Covid protocols
Colombo, July 30 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketers Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella have been suspended from international cricket for one year and domestic cricket for six months besides being fined 1 crore Sri Lankan rupees for breaching Covid-19 safety guidelines, instructions & regulations of the team management during the tour of England.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
NTPC to use drones to detect encroachments, solar panel damage etc.
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Power generation major NTPC Ltd has decided to use Garuda Aerospace's drones, among other things, to detect encroachments in its hydro power project areas, check on landslides, and identify leakages from reservoir/dam and wet spots, a top official of the drone company said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Punjab hockey players to get Rs 2.25 cr each on winning Oly gold
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmeet Sodhi announced on Friday that hockey players from the state representing India at the Tokyo Olympics would get Rs 2.25 crore each if the team wins the gold medal.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Hockey,Politics
India's April-June fiscal deficit reaches 18.2% of FY22 target
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India's April-June budgetary fiscal deficit reached 18.2 per cent of the FY22 target, official data showed on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor to pass through Gurugram
Gurugram, July 30 (IANS) The proposed Delhi-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor will pass through Gurugram, for which a detail project report (DPR) is being prepared.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Test series vs India: Stokes withdraws to attend to mental health
London, July 30 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes has withdrawn from the Test squad for the forthcoming series against India due to concerns over his mental health and injured finger, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Central Delhi receives 'heavy' rainfall for 3rd straight day
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Large parts of the national capital continued to receive 'good' rainfall with central Delhi receiving 'heavy' rainfall for the third day in a row on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
T'gana minister lays foundation stone for Gokaldas apparel factory
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Gokaldas Images, which is one of India's first readymade garment exporters, will set up a 500-machine stitching unit at the Sircilla Apparel Park in Telangana.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
AIFI raises concern over high steel prices with PM
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The disruption caused by coronavirus has impacted India's automotive industry, as well as the automotive component and forging sector. While the industry has been reviving from the second wave of the pandemic, the rapid increase in steel prices has hammered the forging sector.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Olympics roundup: Lovlina assures medal, Sindhu light up gloomy day
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Lovlina Borgohain on Friday assured India a medal from the Olympic Games boxing ring when she stormed into the semi-finals of the welterweight (69 kg) while PV Sindhu remained on course for a medal in badminton by authoritatively marching into the last-four stage by putting it across a tough Japanese opponent.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
India's 8 core industries' June production up 8.9% (Ld)
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Low base effect, along with easing of Covid 2.0 restrictions, boosted the output of India's eight major industries in June on a year-on-year basis.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NFAI gets rare 450 glass slides of early Telugu cinema
Pune, July 30 (IANS) In a major acquisition, the National Film Archive of India (NFAI) has acquired over 450 glass slides of early Telugu cinema to add to its existing collection, it was announced on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Three children die in road mishap in Bihar
Patna, July 30 (IANS) Three children, including an infant, died while three others were injured after a speeding truck rammed into a hutment in Bihar's Sitamarhi district on Friday afternoon.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Not just road accident': SC seeks report on Jharkhand judge death
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday took suo motu cognisance of the alleged mowing down of Dhanbad Additional District Judge Uttam Anand by an auto-rickshaw and sought a status report of investigation from the Jharkhand government through the Chief Secretary and the DGP within a week.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Andhra Pradesh records 2K more Covid cases, 22 deaths
Amaravati, July 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Friday logged 2,068 new Covid cases, taking the state's overall tally over 19.6 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 21,198.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Neha Bhasin first confirmed 'Bigg Boss OTT' contestant
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Singer Neha Bhasin has been named as the first confirmed contestant of the new season of the controversial reality show 'Bigg Boss OTT'.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
South Asian countries need to work together on air pollution: Experts
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) If the problems of the South Asian region, especially the wide-ranging air pollution issue, are similar and shared, so can the solutions be, said experts from different countries of the region, as they exhorted the governments and the people to work in tandem.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tata Steel deploys EVs for transportation of steel
Jamshedpur, July 30 (IANS) As part of its sustainability initiative, Tata Steel has tied up with an Indian startup to pursue the deployment of Electric Vehicles (EVs) for the transportation of its steel.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Bihar,Business/Economy
Maken hints at dropping few ministers from Gehlot cabinet
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) A few members of Rajasthan's Ashok Gehlot ministry may be dropped before the much-awaited cabinet expansion in the state.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
MPs demand JPC to probe Tomar's assertion on farmer deaths
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday led an eight-party delegation demanding Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to constitute a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar's assertion in the Parliament that the Union government did not have any record on farmer deaths during the ongoing farmers' agitation.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN CM's relief fund disburses Rs 305 cr for Covid relief
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Public Relief (CMPRF) received an amount of Rs 500 crore and an amount of Rs 305 crore was disbursed for Covid-19 relief operations till July 28, an official statement said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
HC asks Nagaland to modify Covid SOPs for schools, not to stop salaries
Kohima, July 30 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court has asked the Nagaland government to modify its SOPs to allow teaching and non-teaching staff the option of compulsorily getting tested for Covid every 15 days, if choosing not to go for vaccination, in view of the reopening of schools and colleges in the state, a court official said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Three Indian players stay back in SL after testing Covid+
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Three members of the Indian limited-overs team, who have tested positive for Covid-19, have stayed back in Sri Lanka and will not be able to depart until they return negative tests.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid watch: Spanish basketball star Gasol in semi-isolation
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) The Spanish Basketball Federation has confirmed that members of the men's team currently competing at the Tokyo Olympics, Marc Gasol, Usman Garuba and Alberto Abalde are currently in semi-isolation after being in close contact with a person who tested positive for Covid-19.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Essar Oil UK announces appointment of advisory council
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Essar Oil (UK) Limited has announced the formation and appointment of the company's first Advisory Council.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mysuru's Chamarajendra zoo turns breeding centre for giraffes
Mysuru, July 30 (IANS) Mysuru's Chamarajendra zoo has turned a breeding centre for giraffes in the country, with as many as 22 calves have been born here.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Treated sewage water is 'purified water', liable to 18% GST: AAR
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) In a unique interpretation of the laid down regulations, the Maharashtra bench of the Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) has termed treated sewage water as purified form of water, the supply of which is liable to 18 per cent GST.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govt invites investors to develop oil, gas fields under DSF-III
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday invited private and foreign investors to participate in the growth of world's fastest-growing energy markets promising an attractive and rule based regulatory regime.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India's forex reserves fall by over $1.58 bn
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves declined by $1.581 billion, during the week ended July 23.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Fingers Crossed for Sindhu, Panghal & Atanu on July 31
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Saturday, July 31.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Fourth Covid wave spiralling out of control in Pakistan
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) The fourth wave of Covid-19 pandemic has shown no signs of slowing down in Pakistan, as the country's active caseload shot past the 60,000-mark on Friday morning.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
New Karnataka CM Bommai meets PM, Nadda
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Newly-appointed Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who assured the Centre's full support for the development of the state.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI searches 4 locations of railway official in corruption case
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday carried out searches at four premises of RDSO Director, Telecom, Navneet Kumar Varma, posted at Lucknow, and his wife Gunja Verma, who face a case for allegedly possessing disproportionate assets, an official said.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP MLAs oppose empowering L-G as boss of Delhi
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators on Friday expressed strong reservation against empowering the office of the Delhi Lieutenant Governor as the boss of Delhi and giving him extraordinary powers through an amendment in the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) Act.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajasthan Royals buy majority stake in CPL's Barbados franchise
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals have followed the footsteps of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and bought a majority stake in a Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise, Barbados Tridents. The Tridents will now be known as Barbados Royals.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Bill tabled in LS for setting up commission for air quality management
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Amid the din, a Bill to provide for the constitution of a commission for air quality management in the National Capital Region (NCR) and its adjoining areas for better co-ordination, research, identification and resolution of the problems surrounding the air quality index was tabled in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Against BJP's 5-year celebrations, Congress's 'eye opening programme' in Gujarat
Gandhinagar July 30 (IANS) Against the BJP 's nine days statewide celebrations marking the five years of the Vijay Rupani-Nitin Patel government in Gujarat, the state unit of the Congress on Friday announced it's statewide "eye opening programme" depicting the BJP government's failures and incompetence of two and a half decades.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Nagaland to maintain peace in areas bordering Assam: Dy CM
Kohima/Aizawl, July 30 (IANS) While Assam and Mizoram saw their boundary dispute turn violent, the Nagaland government on Friday said that they would maintain a peaceful atmosphere along their over 500-km-long border with Assam.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
'Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai' cast nostalgic as show completes 1,600 episodes
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) The cast of "Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai" is celebrating the success of the popular comedy show as it completes 1,600 episodes.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Panchayat in MP proposes new Central Vista-like office; higher-ups say 'no'
Bhopal, July 30 (IANS/ 101Reporters) The panchayat in the village of Hirankheda, Seoni Malwa block, in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad district, has found itself at odds with the Janpad and Zila Panchayat offices after their revamped plan for the new Panchayat Bhawan in the village was ignored.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Congress discussing PK's revival plan, entry into Congress
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Poll strategist Prashant Kishor has met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi quietly for a few times now, to discuss the party's revival ahead of a spate of Assembly elections next year, including in Uttar Pradesh, sources said.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
War in Afghanistan imposed by Pak and its Taliban agents: Af Minister
Kabul/New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Afghanistan's acting Minister of Information and Culture, Mohammad Qasim Wafayezada, has said that Pakistan still imagines a stateless Afghanistan and that the neighbouring country should not beat the drum for destruction.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Israel,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Olympics hockey: India to meet Great Britain in men's quarterfinals
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Eight-time champions India will take on Great Britain in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics men's hockey tournament on Sunday while 2004 champions Australia will meet the Netherlands in the biggest clash of the last-eight stage.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
First physical hearing in SC after a gap of 16 months
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday conducted its first physical hearing in a case after a gap of more than 16 months.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shailesh Jejurikar first Indian to become P&G Global COO
New Delhi/Cincinnati, July 30 (IANS) Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced the appointment of Shailesh Jejurikar as its Global COO, making him the first Indian to hold the post.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kollywood's Nayanthara, Vignesh invest in native beverage brand Chai Waale
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) South Indias leading heroine, Nayanthara, and actor-director Vignesh Shivan figure prominently in the new round of investors who have invested in native beverage brand, Chai Waale.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
China's Ma wins unprecedented back-to-back Olympic singles titles
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) China's Ma Long on Friday became the first male table tennis player to win back-to-back Olympic singles titles after outclassing world No.1 and teammate Fan Zhendong 4-2 in the final here on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
K'taka to screen rail passengers arriving from Kerala: Bommai
New Delhi/Bengaluru, July 30 (IANS) With a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic looming large, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Friday that the state government would start screening passengers arriving to the state in trains from Kerala.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Final opportunity': SC seeks Centre's stand on plea for women in NDA
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday gave the final opportunity to the Centre to file its response on a petition seeking directions to allow eligible women candidates into National Defence Academy (NDA), where only men can join now.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Speaker allows BJP MLA to attend next Delhi assembly session
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Friday retracted his order suspending BJP MLA Om Praksh Sharma from the next assembly session.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala records over 20,000 Covid cases for fourth successive day
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) Kerala on Friday saw over 20,000 Covid cases for the fourth day in succession, making it account for 50 per cent of the country's daily tally.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
TN extends lockdown till August 9, no new relaxations
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday announced the extension of Covid-19 lockdown till August 9, without any further relaxations.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
ECB promises to ensure families tour with players for Ashes
London, July 30 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has promised to discuss the possibility of having players accompany their wives and partners on tour of Australia for the Ashes series which begins on December 8.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
SC to hear Vedanta plea to let Thoothukudi oxygen plant work on
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Vedanta Ltd has moved the Supreme Court seeking its nod to continue operations, beyond July 31, of its copper plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi for production of medical oxygen.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vikrant Massey says boredom drives him to juggle genres
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) In the last two years, actor Vikrant Massey has appeared in more than five films and shared frames with actresses like Deepika Padukone, Taapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar, Konkona Sensharma, Sweta Tripathi and most recently, Kriti Kharbanda.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TV soap 'Tujhse Hai Raabta' to go off air on July 31
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Popular television soap "Tujhse Hai Raabta", which has been running for almost three years, has come to and end.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Body of 4-yr-old girl found stuffed in bag in Gurugram
Gurugram, July 30 (IANS) The body of a four-year-old girl was found stuffed in a bag near the Kisan Bhawan in the Khandsa Anaz Mandi area here, the police said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Srinagar-Leh highway blocked in J&K's Ganderbal
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) Incessant rain on Friday breached a canal in J&K's Ganderbal district and the water discharge blocked traffic on the Srinagar-Leh highway.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Jr National Boxing: Mahi Raghav cruises into final
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Two-time Khelo India Youth Games champion Mahi Raghav made her way into the 63kg final defeating Rajasthan's Nikita in the Junior Girls National Boxing Championships at the Delhi Public School in Sonipat on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Goa Assembly passes bill to form mining corporation
Panaji, July 30 (IANS) The Goa Assembly on Friday passed the Goa Mineral Development Corporation Bill, 2021, which would enable the state government to start a corporation "to carry out mining operations in an orderly, scientific and ecological sustainable manner".
2021-07-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
DMK pushing for beggar rehabilitation centres in each district of TN
Chennai, July 30 ( IANS) The DMK government in Tamil Nadu under Chief Minister M.K. Stalin is in the process of rehabilitating the beggars in the state.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
MC Dhawan: A lost hero who made huge contribution to the sports story of India
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) At a time when there are big stories of sport heroes being shared for marking their presence in the Olympics, the chroniclers for some reason are missing out on Mehar Chand Dhawan, who served in Ajmer's Mayo College as the athletic supervisor and who did make some impression in the Olympics by finishing 14th in the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics in triple jump (hop, step and jump). He was also the man behind organising the first Asian Games in India.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Sports
Mumbai City FC rope in experienced striker Igor Angulo
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Reigning Indian Super League (ISL) champions Mumbai City FC on Friday signed 37-year-old Spanish striker Igor Angulo on a one-year contract.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
CBI books Amrapali Biotech, its directors in bank fraud case
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against Delhi-based Amrapali Biotech India Pvt Ltd and others including its directors in a bank fraud case and carried out searches at their premises.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Croatians Mektic-Pavic win men's tennis doubles gold
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Croatia's Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic got past compatriots Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig to claim the men's tennis doubles gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
Haryana CM formally launches National Education Policy 2020
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Taking a step to reduce the dropout rate, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday formally launched National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 that would be implemented in all schools by 2025.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics
'Most horrific experience': Delhi woman doc gets Covid thrice, twice post vax
New Delhi, July (IANS) A 61-year-old Delhi doctor, infected with Covid thrice and contracting both the Alpha and Delta variants after vaccination, presents the first such documented case of two reinfections and two breakthrough infections.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Covid watch: Vaccinated fans for allowed remaining WI-Pak T20Is
Georgetown (Guyana), July 30 (IANS) Vaccinated fans will be able to watch the last three T20 matches of the four-game series between West Indies and Pakistan at the Guyana National Stadium, Cricket West Indies (CWI) has announced.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
Everyone must work together to save democracy: Mamata
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) At the end of her visit to the national capital, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday that everyone must work together to save democracy in the country, besides stating that she would be visiting Delhi every two months.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MS Dhoni catches fans by surprise with faux-hawk hairstyle
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) MS Dhoni's hairstyles have made more waves than any other Indian sportsperson's. The former India and current Chennai Super Kings captain is set to unleash his faux-hawk haircut when the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 resumes in the United Arab Emirates in September.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
30 Andhra families face uncertain future in AP due to builder's flaws
Bhimavaram (Andhra Pradesh), July 30 (IANS) Nearly 30 families living in an apartment complex at Bhimavaram in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district are compelled to vacate their flats as the building's foundations have developed cracks.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Can't quash FIR at third party's behest, says SC on anti-Modi posters
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court made it clear that FIRs lodged, allegedly for pasting posters critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the vaccination drive, cannot be quashed at the behest of a third party.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Muslim family in K'taka performs baby shower ceremony of Hindu girl
Davangere, July 30 (IANS) A Muslim family in Karnataka has won a million hearts by performing "seemantha" (baby shower ceremony) of a Hindu girl according to Hindu traditions.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Hasan Zaidi hopes to spread hope through 'Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana'
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actor Hasan Zaidi, who can be seen in his new show "Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana", he hopes that the show spreads positivity in the grim times of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kerala milk producers gets highest price per litre: Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) Dairy farmers in Kerala gets Rs 36 for a litre milk, which is the best procurement price in the country, state Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development, and Milk Co-operatives Minister J. Chinchurani said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
New comedy TV show aims to tickle viewers' funny bone
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) A new non-fiction comedy show is coming on television which aims to tickle the funny bone of the audience and help them beat the pandemic blues.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
App Store now accepting UPI, Rupay cards for payments in India
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Apple has started accepting App Store and iTunes payments in India using Unified Payments Interface (UPI), Rupay cards and Net Banking, a media report said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Case filed against Gurugram pvt hospital for levying illegal parking charges (LD)
Gurugram, July 30 (IANS) Gurugram police have registered an FIR against Paras Hospital for levying illegal parking fees in an open area of the hospital premises.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vedanta starts winding-off operations at oxygen plant
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Vedanta Ltd on Friday said its oxygen plant at its copper smelting unit, Sterlite Copper, in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukodi will start winding-off of operations.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
All 26 Airtel telecom circles show identical subscriber fall of 1.3% in May
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) It may be just coincidence or something more, but all the 26 telecom circles of Bharti Airtel showed identical fall in subscribers at 1.3 per cent in May over April this year.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Marcus Rashford to undergo shoulder surgery, confirms Manchester United
London, July 30 (IANS) Premier League club Manchester United have confirmed that England footballer Marcus Rashford will undergo surgery on his left shoulder.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Covid virus may reach various layers of human retina: Study
Sao Paulo, July 30 (IANS) Brazilian researchers have found that SARS-CoV-2 viral particles may reach the various layers of the human retina and also could be associated with this infection's ocular clinical manifestations.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Brazil,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Film theatres in Telangana reopen after three months
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Film theatres in Telangana re-opened on Friday after a hiatus of more than three months.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Chef Sanjeev Kapoor to distribute 15K meals daily to Maha flood victims
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) With many parts of Maharashtra getting badly affected by devastating floods, celebrated chef Sanjeev Kapoor, along with the World Central Kitchen (WCK) founded by chef Jose Andres and Taj Hotels, has launched an initiative to provide fresh-cooked meals in the flood-hit regions of Chiplun and Mahad.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Income Tax conducts searches on Kanpur-based 'pan masala' group
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has carried out a search action on over 30 premises, in three states, of a large pan masala manufacturing and real estate group based in Kanpur and Delhi, an official statement said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India beat Japan 5-3 to end group stage with a win
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) India defeated host Japan 5-3 in their final preliminary match in men's hockey Group A to finish their proceedings in second place behind world No. 1 Australia in the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Youth shoots BDS female house surgeon, kills himself
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a youth Rakhin on Friday barged into the house of Manasa, a 24-year-old house surgeon in Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS) in Kerala's Ernakulam district, shot the girl and then killed himself.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Twitter Spaces update makes it easier to share, discover live audio
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter's Spaces is getting another update that makes the audio feature easier to share and discover, the media reported.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Entire mountain rolls down in Himachal, scary video goes viral
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) A massive landslide occurred at Kamrau in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district, blocking National Highway 707 near Barwas, on Friday owing to heavy rainfall in the region. However, no loss of life was reported.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Penguin to publish Kunal Basu's new book 'In An Ideal World'
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Penguin Random House India is to publish renowned novelist Kunal Basus new work of fiction titled "In An Ideal World".
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Exam to get license to practice medicine planned in 2023: Mandaviya
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Central government is making all efforts to ensure the National Exit Test (NExT) to get a license to practice medicine in India, will be conducted in the first half of 2023 as per the roadmap, said Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Smart ball to be used in next month's Caribbean Premier League
St John's (Antigua), July 30 (IANS) The forthcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will feature smart ball, which has an advanced core that registers multiple and minute data points. This will be the first time any professional cricket league will use this ball which has been developed by Kookaburra.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Complaints against e-commerce marketplaces being probed: Govt
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The government has received complaints from traders, retailers, and industry associations against marketplace e-commerce entities regarding deep discounting, predatory pricing, and misuse of market dominance, the Parliament was informed on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Director Rensil D'Silva unveils the story behind 'Dial 100'
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) As the Manoj Bajpayee starrer 'Dial 100' is gearing up for release, Director Rensil D'Silva shares the inception of the thriller drama.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India, China to hold 12th round of military-level talks on Saturday
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India and China will hold the 12th round of Corps Commander-level talks at Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on Saturday to iron out an agreement for the next phase of disengagement in Eastern Ladakh.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
A 'Naya Kashmir' for a New India
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) August 5, 2021, will mark the second anniversary of the Government of Indias historic step to repeal the special status of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and bifurcate it into two Union Territories -- the UT of J&K and the UT of Ladakh. This move was long due and has dramatically altered the ground situation by ushering in peace and development.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
India's eight core industries' June production up around 9%
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Low base effect, along with easing of Covid 2.0 restrictions, boosted output of India's eight major industries during June 2021, on a year-on-year basis.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India's April-June fiscal deficit reaches 18.2% of FY22 target
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India's April-June budgetary fiscal deficit reached 18.2 per cent of the FY22 target, official data showed on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP shouldn't listen to everything Yediyurappa says: BJP leader
Vijayapura (Karnataka), July 30 (IANS) Senior Karnataka BJP leader Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, known for pungent remarks on B.S. Yediyurappa, on Friday said that the party doesn't need to listen to everything that the former Chief Minister says.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Apple releases watchOS 7.6.1 with security update
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Apple has released watchOS 7.6.1, a minor update to the watchOS 7 operating system (OS) that was released in September 2020.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tennis: Zverev ends Djokovic's Golden Slam dream in semifinal (Ld)
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic's dream of a Golden Slam came to an end as world No. 4 Alexander Zverev of Germany defeated the Serbian in the semifinals of the men's singles tennis competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
This green building in Jaipur combated COVID waves with Indian architectural norms
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Can you imagine that a spacious green building built following the Indian architectural norms with plenty of sunlight and an open courtyard stopped the Covid virus from sneaking into its periphery?
2021-07-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Vandana Vithlani happy to bounce back after hard times
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Gujarati actress Vandana Vithlani, who is known for her role as 'Urmila Shah' in "Saath Nibhaana Saathiya", is going to play a prominent role in "Tera Mera Saath Rahe" starring Giaa Manek and Rupal Patel in lead roles.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SC gives no relief to former Maha Home Minister, to hear plea Aug 3
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday did not grant any protection from arrest to former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on his plea seeking protection from any "coercive action" in the money laundering case registered against him by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
PM congratulates successful students as Class 12 results out
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday declared the class 12 results of 13,04,561 students across the country. Out of a total of 13,04,561 students, 12,96,318 have passed the exams. Of these 70,004 students are those who have secured more than 95 per cent marks.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Not reduced genome sequencing capacity, says govt
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Genome sequencing capacity has not been reduced in the country, and since its inception, the INSACOG has sequenced 58,240 SARS-CoV-2 genomes, the Parliament was informed.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Yogi for 24X7 ambulance availability
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to ensure round the clock availability of ambulance services in all districts, in view of the impending third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Vitalina wins 25m pistol gold as Manu, Rahi challenge ends in qualification (Ld)
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Russian shooter Vitalina Batsarashkina defeated Kim Min-jung of South Korea in a shoot-off to win the women's 25m pistol gold at the Asaka Shooting Range here on Friday, even as India's Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat got eliminated in qualification, finishing 15th and 32nd respectively.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Alliance Air to operate Kolkata-Bhubaneswar flights via Ranchi
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Air India's regional subsidiary Alliance Air will operate Kolkata-Bhubaneswar flights via Ranchi from August 11.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Another Indian on Top: Shailesh Jejurikar appointed Global COO of P&G
New Delhi, Jul. July 30 (IANS) The world's largest consumer goods company Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced the appointment of Shailesh Jejurikar as the Global COO, making him the first Indian to be so.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sena MP urges IT Min for action against 'Sulli Deals' and 'Liberal Doge'
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi on Friday wrote a letter to IT Minister Ashwani Vaishnaw urging him to act against social media sites and channels who have been protraying women in bad light and demeaning their dignity.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pune woman IPS officer's 'free biryani' order lands her in soup
Pune, July 30 (IANS) A Pune woman IPS officer's alleged instructions to an aide to arrange "free" biryani and other mouth-watering dishes has landed her in soup.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
When toddler doesn't sell for Rs 3L, dad kills him
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), July 30 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a man killed his one-year-old son when he failed in his attempts to sell the boy for Rs 3L.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mizoram to ferry fuels, essentials from Tripura, Manipur
Aizawl/Silchar (Assam), July 30 (IANS) In wake of the tensions on the border with Assam, the Mizoram government has taken steps to ferry transport fuels and other essentials from neighbouring Tripura and Manipur, officials said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Demystifying the techniques of information warfare, finding solutions
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) There is a global war being waged all around us that most people aren't aware of -- to shape our thoughts.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Micromax unveils affordable smartphone, earbuds
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Home-grown smartphone maker Micromax on Friday launched a new affordable smartphone called IN 2b in two storage variants.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Olympics: Sindhu storms into women's badminton semi-finals
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) PV Sindhu, the 2016 Olympics silver medallist and reigning world champion, quelled a superb fightback by Japan's Akane Yamaguchi to win in straight games and reach the semi-finals in women's singles badminton competition at the Olympic Games on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Badminton
Case filed against Gurugram pvt hospital for levying illegal parking charges
Gurugram, July 30 (IANS) Gurugram police have registered an FIR against Paras Hospital for levying illegal parking fees in an open area of the hospital premises.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Reviving Port of Berbera: Why India & UAE can be partners in Western Indian Ocean
New Delhi, July 30: Last month, on June 24, a new container terminal was inaugurated at the port of Berbera in the self-governing territory of Somaliland. Somaliland is a break-away region of Somalia and is not recognized by any other state. The port of Berbera is located along the southern coast of the Gulf of Aden and is being developed by DP World; a company backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
K'taka CM Bommai meets Amit Shah
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Newly appointed Chief Minister of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai on Friday afternoon met Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India extends international flights suspension to August 31
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India on Friday extended the suspension on international commercial flight operations till August 31.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IOC Q1 profit soars on big inventory gains
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The country's largest public sector refiner Indian Oil Corporation on Friday reported more than a three-fold jump in its first quarter standalone net profit to Rs 5,941 crore due to higher inventory gain and better petrochemical margins.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple Macs hit record 6 mn sales on M1 chip push in Q2
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Thanks to the introduction of Apple Silicon M1 chip, Macs had their greatest Q2 sales ever and reached six million shipments in the second quarter and 90 per cent Macs are powered by M1 chips, a report showed on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Olympics: Djokovic's Golden Slam hopes come crashing after defeat to Zverev
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia cannot achieve a "Golden Slam" now after losing to Germany's Alexander Zverev in the men's singles semifinals at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Axis Bank sacks Manager who looted ICICI Bank, killed woman officer
Palghar (Maharashtra), July 30 (IANS) In a scene out of a crime thriller, a debt-ridden Axis Bank Branch Manager allegedly committed an unsuccessful heist on an ICICI Bank branch, stabbed a woman deputy branch head to death, attempted to flee but was caught caught by locals, police said here on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hopes of healthy Q1 results lift equity indices (Ld)
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Hopes of healthy quarterly results as well as some value buying opportunities buoyed India's equity markets during the pre-noon trade session on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pak's failing stature and ASEAN ambition
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan carries too much unsavoury baggage and labels to be a Dialogue Partner in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
2021-07-30
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
I want to go for the gold: Lovlina Borgohain
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain has firmed her sights on going beyond a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The 23-year-old was assured of bagging a medal after defeating former world champion Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei 4-1 to enter the semifinals of the welterweight category. She is now in line to become the third Indian boxer after Vijender Singh and Mary Kom to win an Olympic medal.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Odisha FC signs ISL title winner Javi Hernandez
Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) Odisha FC on Friday announce the signing of Spanish attacking midfielder Javi Hernandez ahead of the eighth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).
2021-07-30
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
New dawn to usher under Deuba's leadership
Kathmandu/New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The restoration of Nepal's dissolved lower house of Parliament by the Supreme Court and Sher Bahadur Deuba becoming the Prime Minister for the fifth term by winning the trust vote by a comfortable margin, has finally helped the Nepalese to heave a sigh of relief.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Covid infection from banknotes, coins unlikely: Study
London, July 30 (IANS) While the fear of getting Covid infection from banknotes and coins has driven much more contactless payments during the pandemic, researchers say the risk is far too less.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
RS adjourned till Monday amid oppn protest (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The proceedings in the Rajya Sabha were adjourned till Monday amid opposition's demand for discussion on the Pegasus snooping issue,farm laws, fuel price hike and inflation.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Manila to revert to strictest lockdown next week
Manila, July 30 (IANS) The Philippiness' capital city of Manila will revert to the strictest lockdown from August 6 to 20 amid a resurgence of Covid-19 cases, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Singaporean rapper Yung Raja pays ode to Rajinikanth in 'Spice Boy'
Singapore, July 30 (IANS) Singaporean rapper Yung Raja revealed his brand-new single "Spice Boy", paying an ode to superstar Rajinikanth.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Singapore,Cinema/Showbiz,Diaspora
Medicinal plants boon for Bundelkhand farmers
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants like Lemongrass, Sataver, Ashwagandha, Khas and others is proving to be a boon for farmers in Bundelkhand region as these medicinal plants require less water and can stand the hot and humid weather conditions of the region.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
HC allows commercial suit of Rs 938cr against NSEL defaulter NK Proteins
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) The National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) has got a shot in the arm with the Bombay High Court converting its suit for recovery of Rs 937.89 crore against NK Proteins and others into a commercial suit which would ensure stringent procedural formalities for speedy disposal of the case against the defaulter.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Political vacuum in Af could bolster existing terror groups in Africa
New Delhi, July 30: Just about a week ago, Ghanas Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said that terror activities in West Africa could increase. Nkrumah even said that the terror outfits are recruiting in Ghana.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Olympics: Sindhu storms into the semis in women's singles
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Rio Olympics silver medallist and reigning world Champion PV Sindhu reached the semifinals of the women's singles badminton competition-beating Japan's Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20 in 56 minutes at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
4 CRPF men, civilian injured in grenade attack in J&K's Baramulla (Ld)
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) Four CRPF troopers, including a junior officer, and a civilian were injured on Friday in a militant grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Japan expands state of emergency to 4 prefectures
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) The Japanese government on Friday declared the expansion of the Covid-19 state of emergency to the Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama and Osaka prefectures, after the country confirmed over 10,000 cases for the first time.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Chromebooks reach 11.9 mn unit shipments in Q2, HP leads
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Chromebooks continued to outperform the rest of the PC product categories in the second quarter (Q2), posting 75 per cent annual growth and a shipment volume of 11.9 million units globally, a new report has said.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
CBSE Class 12 results: 99.37% pass, girls fare marginally better than boys
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 12 results on Friday. A total of 99.37 per cent students have passed the exam. Among the passing students, 99.13 per cent are boys and 99.67 per cent are girls.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Amazon's Fire TV Cube now supports Zoom video calls
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Tech giant Amazon has announced that its second-gen Fire TV Cube is now able to participate in two-way Zoom video calls.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Contempt plea in SC challenging Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi police chief
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A contempt petition has been moved in the Supreme Court making Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, and Ministry of Home Affairs, as respondents, while challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi police commissioner.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Raj Singh Gehlot diverted Rs 469cr of loan amount to entities, individuals
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Raj Singh Gehlot, Chairman of the Ambience Group of Companies who has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), siphoned off a loan amount by diverting the funds for other purposes, such as to settle the loans of other group firms, making Fixed Deposits, as well as diversion of materials to other projects of the Ambience Group.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wary of BJP, AIADMK cadres push for EPS to head party
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) The AIADMK cadres and leaders are pushing for a strong single leadership in the party after the BJP came out with a statement that the fight in Tamil Nadu is between the BJP and the DMK and that the AIADMK is an alliance partner.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
China steps up extra-judicial detentions targeting foreigners during new Xi era
New Delhi, July 30: China is increasing the use of an unfamiliar method of extra-judicial imprisonment that authorizes police to prohibit access to lawyers and cut suspects off from the outside world. A new research paper by Human rights group Safeguard says that thousands are being impacted by Chinas growing authoritarian impulse.
2021-07-30
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
US Navy charges sailor over 2020 warship fire
Washington, July 30 (IANS) The US Navy has charged a sailor in connection with the 2020 fire that destroyed an amphibious warship in San Diego, a spokesperson said.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
As Covid rages in Kerala, Rs 5,650 cr financial package announced
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) With the Covid pandemic raging in Kerala and the figures of the infected reaching the highest in the country, State Finance Minister K.N. Balagopal on Friday announced a Rs 5,650 crore financial package which will come in the form of interest subsidy on loans. Rent for buildings owned by the government would also be be waived.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Afghan offensives kill 100 militants in 24 hrs
Kabul, July 30 (IANS) At least 100 Taliban militants were killed and about 90 others wounded during multiple offensives carried out by the Afghan security forces across the country in just 24 hours, officials confirmed on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
US firm, 8 others join race to acquire SsangYong Motor
Seoul, July 30 (IANS) A US vehicle importer and eight other companies have submitted letters of intent to acquire debt-ridden SsangYong Motor, the company said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
SC refuses to reduce Rs 5 lakh cost on petitioner challenging former CJI appointment
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to entertain an application seeking to reduce the cost of Rs 5 lakh, imposed on one Mukesh Jain for filing a petition challenging the elevation of Justice Dipak Misra as the Chief Justice in 2017.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pentagon issues vax mandate following Biden's order
Washington, July 30 (IANS) The US Department of Defense (DoD) has issued a mandate requiring members of the military to provide a proof of their vaccination status or be subject to strict safety protocols aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19, hours after President Joe Biden announced the requirements for all federal workers.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Kim Jong-un asks military to prepare for coping with any provocation
Seoul, July 30 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has instructed the country's military to complete preparations for coping with "any military provocation of enemies", a state media report said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Maha: Debit-hit Axis Bank manager loots ICICI Bank, kills woman officer (Ld)
Palghar (Maharashtra), July 30 (IANS) Taking a page out of a crime thriller, a debt-ridden Axis Bank Branch Manager allegedly committed an unsuccessful heist on an ICICI Bank branch, stabbed a woman deputy branch head to death, before attempting to flee before being caught by locals, police said here on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP to develop industrial parks on PPP model
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) In a novel initiative to attract maximum investments to the state, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is gearing up to develop private industrial parks in many districts.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
U.P girl paralysed after failed suicide attempt
Moradabad, July 30 (IANS) In a tragic incident in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad, a young girl was paralysed after an alleged failed suicide attempt.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Bhuj: The Pride of India' director Abhishek Dhudhaiya gives an insight into film's research
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Director Abhishek Dhudhaiya, whose next film "Bhuj: The Pride of India" is based on the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, is also the co-writer of the project. The film tells the story of how 300 women from a village worked hard to build the Bhuj runway, contributing majorly to India's win.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Brown sugar worth Rs 1 Cr seized in Odisha, 1 held
Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) A team of Special Task Force (STF) of the Odisha Police on Friday seized brown sugar worth over Rs 1 crore in Puri district and arrested one person in this connection, officials said.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Olympics hockey: Indian women beat Ireland, keep alive hopes of spot in quarters
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team missed a bag full of chances but managed to overcome Ireland by a solitary goal to maintain its chances of reaching the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Bumble offers unlimited paid holiday to employees
London, July 30 (IANS) After shutting down offices worldwide for a week in June to combat workplace stress, dating app Bumble has announced a new leave policy where its 700 staff can take unlimited paid leave, if their manager approves, the media reported.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Pranati Rai Prakash opens up about her 'Cartel' role
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actress Pranati Rai Prakash has talked about her role in the upcoming web series "Cartel". She describes her character as "motivated" and "emotionally volatile".
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Non-vaccinated population may be affected most by 3rd Covid wave'
Panaji, July 30 (IANS) Goa's non-vaccinated population is likely to be affected the most in case a third wave of the pandemic hits the coastal state, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Goa,National
Not a single patient died due to O2 shortage at top Goa hospital: Minister
Panaji, July 30 (IANS) Not a single Covid patient died in Goa's apex health facility, the Goa Medical College, due to non-supply of oxygen, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane told the state legislative assembly on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Partially eaten remains of 3-year-old recovered
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), July 30 (IANS) The partially eaten body of a three-year-old girl, who went missing from her house, has been found in the bushes in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jagan can never silence our voices: Nara Lokesh
Amaravati, July 30 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national general secretary Nara Lokesh on Friday stated that Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy can never silence their voices.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
AstraZeneca's nasal vax prevents Covid spread in animal models
London, July 30 (IANS) AstraZeneca's intranasal Covid vaccination reduced virus concentrations and curbed transmission in two different SARS-CoV-2 animal models, demonstrating the need for further investigation as a potential method of inoculating Covid-19 shots.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Philippines extends travel ban to India, 9 other nations
Manila, July 30 (IANS) The Philippines has extended an ongoing travel ban for all inbound travellers from India and nine other countries from August 1 to 15 to prevent the spread of the highly infectious Covid-19 Delta variant, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Japan approves domestic use of AstraZeneca jab
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) A Japanese Health Ministry panel on Friday approved the domestic use of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for people aged 40 and above in principle due to a supply shortage of jabs.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine
ED attaches London hotel in Unitech Group money laundering case
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached a hotel named Bed and Breakfast valued at Rs 58.61 crore in London owned by Ibournshorne Limited, an associate company of Carnoustie Group in a money laundering case involving Unitech Group.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Counselling for parents, students before reopening TN colleges
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) While academics, teachers and parents have strongly opposed the reopening of schools for classes 9 to 12 in Tamil Nadu, there is a general consensus among the academics and teachers that classes in colleges for students who have undertaken vaccination be opened.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
Olympics: Mary Kom says was made to change ring dress minute before PQF bout
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Boxer MC Mary Kom on Friday continued to question her defeat to Colombia's Ingrit Valencia in a closely-contested pre-quarterfinal bout at the Tokyo Olympics, alleging that she was asked to change her ring dress a minute before her bout.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Sara Ali Khan's sultry monochrome series
New Delhi, July 30 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan's latest pictures has everyone talking. The diva took to her social media account, posting a series of monochrome pictures, dressed in a black bralette with a ruffled skirt.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Anxious moments as explosive material found near Rly track in Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) On Friday morning anxious moments were witnessed after explosive materials was discovered near a railway track at Kallayi in Kozhikode and a preliminary probe by the local police have ruled out any wrongdoing.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak policeman killed in blast
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) A policeman was killed and two civilians were injured on Friday in an explosion in Peshawar, capital of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a rescue organisation said.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
UK approves controversial plan to build Holocaust museum next to Parliament
London, July 30 (IANS) The UK government has approved a controversial plan for a Holocaust museum next to the Houses of Parliament.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
JIBS organizes 17th Asian PG programme on 'Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice'
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) in association with World Society of Victimology organised '17th Asian Post-graduate course on Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice'. The course highlighted emerging trends in criminology, victimology and promoted research in programmes for victim support.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Education
US federal workers required to get vaccinated or abide by strict protocols
Washington, July 30 (IANS) US President Joe Biden announced that all workers hired by the federal government will be required either to prove that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19 or to submit to a series of vigorous safety protocols.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
At home on the weekend with a perfect scotch cocktail
New Delhi, July 30 (IANSlife) It's time to put your secret mixology abilities to use and prepare some refreshing cocktails at home over the weekend. While scotch is commonly preferred neat or on the rocks, its rich flavours make it a versatile spirit that can be enjoyed by everyone.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rampur qawwals rue pandemic putting them out of work
New Delhi, July 30 (IANSlife) Despite music being a creative escape for many during the lockdown, a vast majority of full-time musicians continued to struggle during the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. Renowned Rampur-based Qawwali troupe Niazi Brothers say the pandemic has severely impacted accompanying artists in smaller towns, and highlights a digital divide when it comes to access the digital concerts and online audience.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Transforming mental health
New Delhi, July 30 (IANSlife) The Covid-19 pandemic has not only taken precious lives but has also had an impact on mental health. High anxiety, grief, and a negative atmosphere during the pandemic that too in extended social isolation has been a breeding ground for mental health issues like depression, schizophrenia, psychosis, and other mood and behaviour disorders.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
4 reasons women should be aware of thyroid disorders
New Delhi, July 30 (IANSlife) The butterfly-shaped thyroid gland located at the base of the neck plays a major role in the metabolism, growth and development of the body. It also regulates multiple functions, including energy levels, weight, heart rate and mood. Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones to meet the needs of the body.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
A gap year in Covid times? Why not!
New Delhi, July 30 (IANSlife) A 'free' year, with no school, work, or to-do list -- this is the general idea of a gap year for the Indian sensibility. A fairly common practice abroad, is this what a gap really means? Does putting your academic journey on hold for an entire year benefit you?
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Five best train journeys within India
New Delhi, July 30 (IANSlife) Trains in India are special and are one of the most reliable and affordable modes of long-distance transportation. Despite all the great things that they offer, one factor stands paramount: the unparalleled scenic beauty that we experience during the journey. A window to the unmarred beauty of nature, and even the briefest glimpses make a train journey exciting. Dinesh Kumar Kotha, Co-Founder & CEO, Confirmtkt, shares a list of five Indian journeys by rail that one should never miss out on:
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Fabindia launches sub-brand for 'modern Indian woman'
New Delhi, July 30 (IANSlife) Aiming to cater to the fashion needs of "modern India", Fabindia announced the launch of its sub-brand FabNU.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
2 CRPF men, civilian injured in grenade attack in J&K's Baramulla
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) Three people, including two CRPF troopers and a civilian were injured on Friday in a militant grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Intel announces new Xeon W-3300 processors
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Intel has launched its newest generation Xeon W-3300 processors that is built for advanced workstation professionals.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple says chip shortage may impact iPhone production: Report
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Tech giant Apple said that the global chip shortage could affect iPhone production and the company also forecasted slowing revenue growth.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Musk's Neuralink raises $205mn Series C funding
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Elon Musk-founded brain-machine interface company Neuralink has announced a Series C funding round of $205 million, led by Dubai-based venture capital firm Vy Capital.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Afghanistan claims envoy's daughter kidnapped, tortured in Islamabad
New Delhi/Kabul, July 30 (IANS) The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs claimed that investigations have revealed that the daughter of the country's Ambassador to Pakistan had been abducted and then tortured physically and mentally in Islamabad.
2021-07-30
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
UP to emerge as sports hub soon, says govt
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government is now trying to turn the state into a sports hub.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Sports
T'gana directs pvt hospitals to install oxygen plants
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) The Telangana government has directed all private hospitals in the state to install Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen generation plants.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
US House passes funding bills to avoid potential govt shutdown
Washington, July 30 (IANS) The US House of Representatives has passed a package of seven appropriations bills to fund most federal agencies for the new fiscal year beginning on October 1 to avoid a potential government shutdown.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
US visit helped establish permanent relationship: Iraq PM
Baghdad, July 30 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said that his recent visit to Washington helped establish Iraq's "permanent relationship" with the US in various fields.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
K'taka CM Bommai meets Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Newly appointed Chief Minister of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai on Friday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh here.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Venkaiah Naidu expresses concern over 'whistling' in RS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said he was concerned over the opposition members resorting to whistling in the House and warned members not to act like this.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IANS Exclusive: Did Manu have a spare certified by 'weapons control' when her main gun malfunctioned?
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) If only Manu Bhaker had a spare pistol cleared by 'weapons control', It wouldn't have taken more than two or three minutes for the 10m air pistol shooter to get back into the competition after her gun malfunctioned during the Qualification Round at the Tokyo Olympics on July 25.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Will Pak prove to be Waterloo for China and its ambitious BRI?
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) China has begun arming its workers engaged in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with AK-47 guns and has also started mulling sending its troops to Pakistan to protect its men and interests spread across the country. China has no trust on the capability of the Pakistan Armys Special Security Division (SSD) on which Beijing invested massive sums of money in training and in equipping the troops tasked to protect Chinese nationals and properties linked with the multi-billion dollar CPEC project.
2021-07-30
Category: International, India,International
No death due to oxygen shortage: Venugopal moves privilege notice
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Congress MP K.C. Venugopal on Friday said in the Rajya Sabha that he has moved a privilege notice against Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fear and anxiety dominates Chinese foreign policy
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Chinese have been pursuing an aggressive foreign policy aided and abetted by the 'Wolf Warrior diplomats of the country's Foreign Ministry across the world. Whether it is Hong Kong, Taiwan, the South China Sea, Bhutan or the Galwan Valley, one has seen the Chinese diplomatic manoeuver taking place at in an unusually heightened pitch.
2021-07-30
Category: International, India,International
Once nurtured by others, this doctor dons many roles to be a real saviour
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) We all know it is a doctor's job to save lives and here is the story of a doctor who is also teaching others how to live life.
2021-07-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society
Light rain with brief spell of heavy downpour forecast in J&K
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) The Meteorological Department has forecast light rain with a brief spell of heavy downpour on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
SC seeks report over alleged killing of Jharkhand judge in a week
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday took suo motu cognisance of the alleged mowing down of Dhanbad Additional District Judge (ADJ) Uttam Anand, by an auto-rickshaw and sought a status report of investigation from the Jharkhand government through chief secretary and DGP within a week.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Microsoft to invest in OYO before its potential IPO (Ld)
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Satya Nadella-run Microsoft is in advanced talks to invest in Airbnb-backed Indian budget hotel chain OYO at a valuation of $9 billion, as the hospitality chain is planning a potential initial public offering (IPO) soon, sources said on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Manu Bhaker, Rahi Sarnobat fail to make it to 25m pistol finals
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) India's Manu Bhaker and experienced Rahi Sarnobat bowed out of the Tokyo Olympic Games 25m pistol final on Friday after finishing 15th and 32nd respectively following two days of qualification at the Asaka Shooting Range here.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
IT rules: Google purged over 11.6 lakh harmful content in India
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Google on Friday said that it removed over 11.6 lakh pieces of harmful online content in the months of May and June in India, in accordance with the new IT (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Akshay Kumar's 'Bell Bottom' to release on Aug 19
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) The Akshay Kumar-starrer spy thriller "Bell Bottom" will now have a theatrical release on August 19.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ADJ injured in accident, claims attempt to murder
Fatehpur, July 30 (IANS) Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADJ) Mohd Ahmed Khan, posted in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur, was injured when a speeding vehicle rammed into his car in Kaushambhi district.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hindu Kush Himalayan region to raise unified voice for mountains at COP26
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region -- Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan -- have articulated a stronger mountain voice for a more ambitious climate action in the region ahead of the UN's annual climate change summit in Glasgow this November.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Water level in Yamuna reaches close to danger mark: Delhi govt
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday warned that the water level of the Yamuna river has reached closer to the 'danger mark'.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Archery: Deepika Kumari loses in quarterfinals, out of Tokyo Olympics
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) India's Deepika Kumari lost her quarterfinal match in the women's individual event to top seed An San of South Korea at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Espionage thriller series 'Panthers' to be Ronnie Screwvala's new foray
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Celebrated film producer Ronnie Screwvala is gearing up to produce his first web series -- Panthers -- a multi-season series espionage thriller.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Italy's Covid infection rate reaching highest level
Rome, July 30 (IANS) Italian health authorities have warned that the country's coronavirus infection rate were reaching its highest level since mid-May, while the mortality rate increased after 15 consecutive weeks of declines.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
To clear debts, Axis Bank manager loots ICICI branch, kills officer
Palghar (Maharashtra), July 30 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an Axis Bank Branch Manager allegedly committed an unsuccessful heist on the ICICI Bank and stabbed a deputy branch head there to death, police said here on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UNSC extends mandate of Cyprus peacekeeping force until Jan
United Nations, July 30 (IANS) The Security Council has decided to extend the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for a further period ending on January 31, 2022.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Samsung Galaxy A22 enters mid-range 5G arena with a bang
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) 5G is literally in the air and Samsung has now added its first 5G device to the popular Galaxy A series, in the evolving mid-price segment in India with two-year upgrades for the operating system.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Can't post a cop each for every girl's safety: Goa Minister
Panaji, July 30 (IANS) Days after Chief Minister Pramod Sawant was slammed by the Opposition for blaming parents for the rape of two minors on a beach, Goa's Arts and Culture Minister Govind Gaude on Friday said that it was logistically not possible for a government to post policemen to guard every girl in the state.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Sri Lanka cricket tour a waste for India (Column: Close-in)
The idea of India sending two teams, one to England to play the Test series there and the other to Sri Lanka for limited-overs series was actually demeaning to the very essence of a national side.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ireland reports 180% spike in foreign traveller arrivals
Dublin, July 30 (IANS) Ireland has registered 160,000 foreign traveller arrivals in June, up 180 per cent year-on-year, the country's Central Statistics Office (CSO) said.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Joint Yemeni forces foil Houthi attack
Sanaa, July 30 (IANS) Joint Yemeni forces backed by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition foiled an attack carried out by the Houthi militia in the country's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, a military official has confirmed.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
13 serving, 14 rtd J&K Police officers recommended for induction into IPS
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) Thirteen serving and 14 retired J&K Police service officers have been recommended for induction into the IPS by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) headed selection panel thereby ending the 10-year long stagnation being faced by non-IPS senior police officers of the union territory.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Statement taken out of context: Goa CM on rape comment
Panaji, July 30 (IANS) Slammed for urging parents to introspect about allowing minors to hang out at beaches after nightfall, after the rape of two minor girls, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday claimed that his statement was taken out of context.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Palestine condemns 'Israeli killing of 2 Palestinians in West Bank'
Ramallah, July 30 (IANS) Palestine has condemned the killing of two people, including a child, by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Israel,Politics
SL skipper says he was grateful to Indian captain, coach
Colombo, July 30 (IANS) Winning Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka was grateful to Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan and coach Rahul Dravid for sharing their knowledge with the young Sri Lankan team.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Covid-19 infection linked to long-term cognitive dysfunction: Study
New York, July 30 (IANS) Covid-19 is associated with persistent cognitive deficits, including the acceleration of Alzheimer's disease pathology and symptoms, according to researchers.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,National
AWS hits $59 bn annual run rate, surpasses estimates
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Amazon Web Services (AWS) is now a $59 billion annualised run rate business, up from $43 billion at this time last year, its parent company Amazon has said.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Drashti Dhami: My look in 'The Empire' reflects royalty
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Drashti Dhami's first look from the upcoming epic period drama "The Empire" was unveiled on Friday. The actress said that it reflects royalty and also allows her to shapeshift into the warrior she can be.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Woman inspector among 4 cops suspended on extortion charges in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 30 (IANS) The Karnataka Police have suspended a woman inspector and three other policemen on charges of extorting money from a couple after threatening them with a case and imprisonment.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC agrees to hear Pegasus snooping plea next week
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea by veteran journalists N. Ram and Sashi Kumar seeking a direction for an independent probe by its sitting or retired judge into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala oppn intensifies stir against Minister, Vijayan says no to resignation
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) For the second day in succession, the Congress-led opposition in the Kerala Assembly on Friday stood firm in their demand seeking the resignation of State Education Minister V. Sivankutty while Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan firmly ruled out the resignation.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
They have to keep improving and getting better: Dravid
Colombo, July 30 (IANS) Indian head coach Rahul Dravid has said that he was not disappointed by the performance of the young batsmen in the T20I series against Sri Lanka. He believed that the youngsters have to keep getting better in future.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Intense heatwave to scorch Greece in coming days
Athens, July 30 (IANS) Greek meteorologists have warned that the country will experience an intense and prolonged heatwave in the next 10 days.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Greece,Environment/Wildlife
Turkey bans entrances to forest in 2 provinces due to fire
Ankara, July 30 (IANS) Turkish authorities have banned entrances to forest areas in the western provinces of Izmir and Balikesir amid the ongoing wildfires across the country.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Ethiopia foils infiltration attempt by al-Shabab terrorists
Addis Ababa, July 30 (IANS) An infiltration attempt by the al-Shabab terror group to Ethiopia from neighbouring Somalia has been foiled, authorities here said.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Modi, Shah to virtually join Gujarat govt's 5-year celebration from Aug 1 to 9
Gandhinagar, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will virtually join the celebrations between August 1 and 9 to mark the five years of the Rupani-Nitin Patel government in Gujarat.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Olympics: Boxer Lovlina in semis, assures India a medal
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Boxer Lovlina Borgohain assured India a medal in women's welterweight (69 kg) by reaching the semifinals, beating Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei in a quarterfinal bout at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Yemen's local currency continues depreciation
Sanaa, July 30 (IANS) Value of Yemen's local currency has continued to sharply decline against other foreign currencies across the country's provinces controlled by the internationally-recognised government.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
UN humanitarian chief makes official visit to Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, July 30 (IANS) The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, has embarked on a six-day visit to Ethiopia.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
From propelling rockets/satellites to propelling E-LCVs
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) After propelling India's rockets and satellites up above the world's so high, three former employees of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are now propelling electric vehicles -- light and heavy commercial vehicles on the Indian roads.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology
Govt to introduce 2 Bills in RS as oppn presses for its demands
New July 30 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday will introduce two Bills in the Rajya Sabha -- amendment to Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 and Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1961. The opposition, however, will continue reinforcing its demands on the Pegasus snooping issue, inflation and farm laws.
2021-07-30
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Fighting escalates as Taliban attempts to capture Herat
Kabul, July 30 (IANS) Fighting in Afghanistan has further intensified as Taliban militants have started attacking to gain more ground in Herat province and tighten the noose around the provincial capital Herat city.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
No revision in fuel prices for 13th day
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to pause fuel price revision for the 13th consecutive day on Friday, the longest period in weeks, as wait and watch continued amid rising global crude prices.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cases of Covid rising in Kerala worrying: Rahul
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) In view of the increasing numbers of Covid in Kerala, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that the rising cases in the state are worrying and appealed to people to follow all safety measures.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Microsoft in advanced talks to invest in OYO: Report
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Satya Nadella-run Microsoft is in advanced talks to invest in Airbnb-backed Indian budget hotel chain OYO at a valuation of $9 billion, the media reported on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Hopes of healthy Q1 results lift equity indices
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Hopes of healthy quarterly results as well as some value buying opportunities lifted India's equity markets during the morning trade session on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Jack Whitehall suffered injury while exercising with Dwayne Johnson
Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Actor Jack Whitehall dislocated a rib working out with Hollywood star and his "Jungle Cruise" co-star, Dwayne Johnson.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Radhe Shyam' to release on January 14, 2022
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Prabhas starrer period romantic drama "Radhe Shyam" will hit the big screen on January 14, next year.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Iran willing to broker peace between Azerbaijan, Armenia
Tehran, July 30 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry has urged neighbouring Azerbaijan and Armenia to overcome tensions and conflicts, and vowed to offer "any kind of assistance" to broker lasting peace between the two countries.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Gehlot's dinner diplomacy to convey 'all is well' in Raj
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot hosted a dinner for the Congress MLAs at his official residence to give a message that 'all is well' in the party soon after the Rajasthan in-charge Ajay Maken completed his interaction round with the party MLAs to evaluate performance of ministers in the state.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Flash floods kills 40 people in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 30 (IANS) At least 40 people have been killed and several others were reportedly missing after flash floods hit a village in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, an official said.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Now remix with Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga on Apple GarageBand app
Cupertino (California), July 30 (IANS) Apple has announced that GarageBand for iOS and iPadOS, the most popular music creation app in the world, will now help creators with all-new sound packs from top artists Dua Lipa and Lady Gaga and leading music producers.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Mexico,National,Technology
Climate already changing in UK: Met Office
London, July 30 (IANS) The UK's climate is already changing as recent decades have been warmer, wetter and sunnier in the country than in the 20th century, according to an annual climate report published by the Met Office.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
K'taka CM in Delhi to meet Modi, BJP leaders (Ld)
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Newly appointed Chief Minister of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai arrived in the national capital on Friday to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party central leadership to discuss cabinet expansion.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amazon shares fall even after posting over $100bn sales in Q2
San Francisco, July 30 (IANS) Despite posting a $100 billion-plus quarter third time in a row, e-commerce giant Amazon saw its stock sliding more than 7 per cent as it missed revenue expectations and provided weak expectations for the third quarter (Q3).
2021-07-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Polluted river stretches increased from 302 to 351: Govt in LS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The number of polluted river stretches across India have increased from 302 to 351 from 2015 to 2018, the Lok Sabha was informed when asked about the status of rivers across India.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
France urges UK to lift 'discriminatory' quarantine for travellers
Paris, July 30 (IANS) The UK's decision to impose restrictions only for French travellers is a "discriminatory" move, Minister of State for European Affairs Clement Beaune said here, calling on Britain to review it "as soon as possible".
2021-07-30
Category: International, France,Politics
Snapchat crashes for millions, company says fixed the bug
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Popular social media app Snapchat experienced a massive outage globally early on Friday as users in the US, Mexico, Europe and Australia reported experiencing with logging in.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
K'taka border districts see steady rise in Covid cases
Bengaluru, July 30 (IANS) Karnataka districts along the Kerala border are witnessing a steady increase in the number of Covid-19 cases, becoming a cause of concern among authorities in the state.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National
India records new 44K Covid cases in 24 hours
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) India recorded 44,230 fresh Covid-19 cases with 555 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha records 66 new Covid deaths, toll rises to 5,834
Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) The Odisha government on Friday confirmed 66 new Covid-19 fatalities, which increased the state's overall death toll to 5,834.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Orissa,National
UP Minister slams Priyanka on ambulance tweet
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has lashed out at Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for making 'irresponsible' remarks over the sacking of ambulance drivers in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
4 held for online cricket betting in UP
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 30 (IANS) Four persons have been arrested and an online cricket betting racket busted in Kanpur district.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Washington D.C. reinstates indoor mask mandate
Washington, July 30 (IANS) People in Washington, D.C. will again have to wear masks indoors no matter whether they have been vaccinated against Covid-19 or not, the US capital city's Mayor Muriel Bowser announced as cases were surging across the country.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Samajwadis to take out cycle yatras in UP
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) After the BJP's proposed 'Ashirwad Yatras', it is now time for the Samajwadi Party's cycle yatras in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Olympics: Lovlina in semis, assures India a medal in boxing at Tokyo
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Boxer Lovlina Borgohain assured India a medal in women's welterweight by reaching the semifinals, beating Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei in a quarterfinal bout at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
K'taka CM Bommai leaves for Delhi to meet Modi, Shah
Bengaluru, July 30 (IANS) Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai left for New Delhi on Friday morning from Bengaluru HAL airport.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Jamie Lee Curtis says her youngest child is transgender
Los Angeles, July 30 (IANS) Actress Jamie Lee Curtis has talked about her transgender daughter and said that she "watched in wonder and pride" as her son became her daughter Ruby.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Samsung maintains 2nd spot in tablet market in Q2: Report
Seoul, July 30 (IANS) Samsung Electronics stayed on as the world's second-largest tablet computer vendor in the second quarter of the year, a report showed on Friday, as it strives to catch up with industry leader Apple.
2021-07-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
What makes the City of Joy a favourite shooting destination
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) The City of Joy is currently busy hosting back-to-back shooting schedules of films with actors from different parts of the nation.
2021-07-30
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UP BJP to felicitate panchayat winners
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh BJP will felicitate those who have won in the recent panchayat elections in the presence of BJP President J.P. Nadda, who is scheduled to visit Lucknow on August 7 and 8.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Vidya Balan on how each character she portrays teaches her something
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan, who has always wowed the audience with her power-packed performances and strong roles, has opened up about how each character she has portrayed till now has educated and changed something for her.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
BYJM leader booked for murder during anti-CAA protests
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 30 (IANS) Charges have been framed against former Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) office bearer, Vinay Varshney, for the murder of Mohammad Tariq during a clash that broke out between anti-CAA protesters and the police in Babri Mandi area in February 2020.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tunisian Prez appoints new Interior Minister0
Tunis, July 30 (IANS) Tunisian President Kais Saied has appointed Ridha Gharsallaoui as the new Interior Minister.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Tunisia,Politics
OTT experiments with politically correct content
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Politics and Bollywood are a phenomenon in India. Its growing influence on the minds of the people is manifold. The portrayal of political inspired dramas in web series has been the recent flavour on the OTT platforms. As the digital space takes a grip over content, makers are now not shy about approaching the topic as going political on screen is getting a welcome with open arms.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US economy grows at annualised 6.5% in Q2
Washington, July 30 (IANS) The US economy grew at a lower-than-anticipated annual rate of 6.5 per cent in the second quarter, marking the return to an above pre-pandemic level of overall economic activity, the Commerce Department reported.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Sable sets national record, misses final in 3000m steeplechase
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) India's Avinash Sable set a new national record in men's 3000m steeplechase heats but could not manage to reach the final as the Tokyo Olympics athletics programme started on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
UP cop suspended for making casteist slur against officer
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), July 30 (IANS) Inspector Ravindra Singh, who allegedly threatened Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Anil Kumar with casteist slur following an argument over an official matter in Chandauli, has been placed under suspension.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 196.5 mn
Washington, July 30 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 196.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.19 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.99 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Olympics archery: Deepika Kumari through to quarterfinals
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Deepika Kumari, India's lone contender in women's archery, kept alive her hopes of a medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games by reaching the quarterfinals in women's individual event on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Chile registers 1,383 new Covid-19 cases, 119 deaths in one day
Santiago, July 30 (IANS) Chile registered on Thursday 1,383 new Covid-19 infections and 119 more deaths in one day, for a total of 1,613,288 cases and 35,295 deaths.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine,Politics
Probe ordered into role of cops in murder at UP police station
Badaun (UP), July 30 (IANS) A robe has been ordered into the role of police personnel in the honour killing of a 20-year-old woman, who had eloped and married her boyfriend.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China's Zhangjiajie to close tourist sites after Covid-19 resurgence
Changsha, July 30 (IANS) Zhangjiajie, a famous tourist city in central China's Hunan Province, planned to close all its tourist sites on Friday morning after the recent resurgence of Covid-19 case in the city.
2021-07-30
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Politics
Vaccination key to control Covid-19: Zambian govt
Lusaka, July 30 (IANS) The Zambian government said on Thursday that vaccination was a tool that could help attain herd immunity and bring Covid-19 under control.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Zambia,Health/Medicine,Politics
IANS Exclusive: 19 top couturiers at India Couture Week
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The second digital edition of the India Couture Week to be held from August 24-29 will feature some of the biggest names in the fashion fraternity.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Fully prepared to continue negotiation with Iran: US
Kuwait City, July 30 (IANS) Washington is fully prepared to continue negotiation with Iran to return to the Iranian nuclear agreement, visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said here on Thursday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Opinion/Commentary
Morocco's Covid-19 caseload tops 600,000
Rabat, July 30 (IANS) Morocco registered 8,995 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its nationwide tally to 606,871 as of Thursday evening.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Malta,Health/Medicine,Politics
White House releases strategy on addressing root causes of migration in Central America
Washington, July 30 (IANS) The administration of US President Joe Biden on Thursday released a sweeping strategy to address the root causes of migration from Central American nations to the US, which has been rising to the point where it is posing an increasing challenge to the administration.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
India, US sponsoring forum to boost Indo-Pacific business cooperation
New York, July 30 (IANS) India and the US are sponsoring a virtual meeting of the Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) to promote government and business cooperation across the region, according to the State Department.
2021-07-30
Category: International, United States,National,Business/Economy
Karnataka's Covid tally crosses 29 lakh with 2k new cases
Bengaluru, July 30 (IANS) As a sign of the pandemics second wave being still active, Covid tally in Karnataka crossed the 29-lakh mark, with 2,052 new cases reported from across the state in a day, said the state health bulletin on Thursday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi govt to takeover Bal Bharati School - Rohini with L-G's approval: Sisodia
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Directorate of Education of Delhi Government said that it will take over the management of Bal Bharati School in Rohini over alleged arbitrary fee hike and has received the required approvals from the Lieutenant Governor's office, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Covid patient cured after 60 days in hospital in Vizag
Visakhapatnam, July 30 (IANS) A city-based hospital has saved the life of a 37-year-old man suffering from severe Covid infection after 60 days of hospitalisation.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Discussion on Delhi water-logging sees AAP, BJP in war of words
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Amid heavy rainfall in the national capital, the Delhi Assembly on Thursday, the first day of monsoon session, took up water-logging problem for discussion, but it soon descended to a blame game between the ruling AAP and the opposition BJP.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
With 200 Tigers, population of big cats in Assam rise to double
Guwahati, July 30 (IANS) With 200 Tigers, the population of big cats in Assam has increased to double, Minister for Environment and Forest, Parimal Suklabaidya said on Thursday on the occasion of the Global Tiger Day.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
7 Cong leaders join Trinamool in Tripura; party to announce state unit on Monday
Agartala, July 30 (IANS) With seven prominent leaders from the Congress joinig the Trinamool Congress in Trupura on Thursday, the ruling party of West Bengal said that the state committee of the Tripura unit of Trinamool would be announced on Monday after the party's National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee arrives in the BJP-ruled state.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Only 3% labourers got jobs under MNREGS in Bihar in 2014-19: CAG
Patna July 30 (IANS) Bihar's Nitish Kumar government managed to gave only 3 per cent employment to labourers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme between 2014 to 2019, the Comptroller and Auditor General said in a report.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Reality takes time to sink into 'Magnificent Mary'
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, the six-time world champion and 2012 Olympic bronze-medallist, bowed out of Tokyo Olympics gracefully though in disbelief after losing to Colombia's Ingrit Valencia in a closely-contested pre-quarter final bout on Thursday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
645 children orphaned due to Covid pandemic in one year
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The government on Thursday stated that a total of 645 children were orphaned due to the Covid-19 pandemic from April 2021 to May 28, 2021.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Love Hubballi, will do everything for my city: Karnataka CM
Hubballi (Karnataka), July 30 (IANS) Declaring his love for his hometown Huballi in his maiden visit after taking over, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said that will do everything for the city.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Border tension: Assam asks residents not to visit Mizoram
Guwahati, July 30 (IANS) In wake of the bloody border clash on Monday and subsequent developments, the Assam government on Thursday asked its citizens not to visit Mizoram and those staying in the neighbouring state to maintain utmost caution.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
IMA says no to Andhra diktat on oxygen plants in pvt hospitals
Vijayawada, July 30 (IANS) The state government's diktat on installation of captive oxygen plants and adequate stocks of oxygen cylinders at hospitals has run into opposition from the Indian Medical Association (IMA).
2021-07-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'One nation one ration card' programme rolled out across Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday rolled out 'one nation, one ration card' programme throughout the state.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
14 engineering colleges to impart education in 5 Indian languages: PM
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Future progress and growth is dependent on the level of education and direction given to the youth today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, as he announced that 14 engineering colleges of eight states are going to impart education in five Indian languages -- Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi and Bangla.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Pan India rainfall deficit for season now at minus 2 per cent
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The weekly cumulative percentage rainfall departure for the country, as a whole, is 15 per cent from its Long Period Average (LPA) during the week while the seasonal cumulative percentage rainfall departure from LPA since June 1 till July 28 is minus 2 per cent, the India Meteorological Department said on Thursday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Toyota to raise price of Innova Crysta
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Automobile major Toyota Kirloskar Motor will raise the price of its flagship model, Innova Crysta.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
National Gallery of Australia to return 14 'looted' artworks to India
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The National Gallery of Australia has decided to return 14 artworks from its Asian art collection to the Indian government.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
CBI searches in Srinagar, Delhi on illegal export of Shahtoosh shawls
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The CBI on Thursday said that it has carried out searches at Delhi and Srinagar on premises of two companies and their proprietors in connection with cases it registered on allegations of export of shawls with 'Shahtoosh' hair.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
IAF chief Bhadauria tells commanders to be vigilant
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) IAF chief, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria on Thursday called upon his force's commanders to be vigilant and ready to undertake all operational tasks assigned to them.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security
3rd T20I: Sri Lanka beat India by 7 wickets, win series (Ld)
Colombo, July 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka crushed a depleted India by seven wickets to win the third and final T20 International and clinch the three-game series 2-1 here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Yediyurappa to visit his supporter's bereaved family
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) Karnataka's former Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will on Friday visit the house of his supporter who committed suicide after he stepped down.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
UTL to invest Rs 2,150 cr in Andhra to produce mobiles and more
Amaravati, July 29 (IANS) United Telelinks Neolyncs Ltd (UTL), maker of Karbon brand of mobile phones and a manufacturer of other electronic products, on Thursday announced that it will invest Rs 2,150 crore in Andhra Pradesh.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Airbus Helicopters conduct electric chopper's demonstrator flight
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Airbus Helicopters has conducted its full-scale demonstrator flight of its electric helicopter.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RAB raids former Awami League woman member's residence
Dhaka, July 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's elite Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Thursday raided the residence of Helena Jahangir, a recently expelled member of the ruling Awami League, in the capital city, officials said.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Internet, apps biggest challenge in tiger conservation efforts'
Mysuru, July 29 (IANS) Conservation efforts are on across the world to save tigers, but these big cats are facing unprecedented threats from exponential spurt in Internet users and encrypted messaging services available on mobile phones, TRAFFIC - the Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network's India head, Saket Badola said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
I-T Dept searches premises of leading Jharkhand company
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has carried out a search operation on a prominent Jharkhand group dealing in building construction and real estate.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Speaker seeks action against officers for direspecting national song in Delhi Assembly
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Thursday asked the Chief Secretary to take action against officers for disrespecting the national song 'Vande Mataram' by not standing in its honour during the ongoing Monsoon Session.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
11th edition of EV Expo to be held in Delhi Aug 6-8
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) More than 100 Indian and international exhibitors are expected to showcase their technologically advanced products during the 11th EV EXPO 2021.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TVS Motor's Q1FY22 net profit at Rs 53 cr
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Two-and-three wheeler manufacturer TVS Motor on Thursday reported a net profit of Rs 53 crore during the first quarter of 2021-22.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bengaluru zoo creates awareness of big cats on World Tiger Day
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) With 'Tigers and their Habitat' as the theme to mark the World Tiger Day, Bengaluru's Bannerghatta Biological Park showcased 19 of its big cats on Thursday to create awareness about them among people.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tokyo Insights: A teary end to the glittering career of Mary Kom
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Indian boxing legend MC Mary Kom bowed out of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, ending a glittering career on a teary note.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
3rd T20I: Sri Lanka beat India by 7 wickets, win series
Colombo, July 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka crushed India by seven wickets to win the third and final T20 International and clinch the three-game series 2-1 here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Thursday. Leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga took 4/9 in his four overs to help host restrict India to 81/8 in 20 overs. The home side coasted to the total with 33 balls to spare. India had won the ODI series 2-1.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Tiger numbers in Andhra rise from 47 to 63
Amaravati, July 29 (IANS) Tiger population in Andhra Pradesh rose from 47 to 63 in a year's time, forest officials said on a programme to commemorate the World Tiger Day on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
391 complaints of sexual harassment in Central govt received
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A total of 391 complaints of sexual harassment of women at the work place in various Central Ministries have been received, including 150 since January 1, 2020, the Parliament was informed on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Opposition floor leaders to meet on Friday to chalk strategy
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Floor leaders of like-minded opposition parties will be meeting on Friday morning to devise their strategy in both houses of the Parliament to corner the government.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics: Aussie canoeing-kayaking medalist repaired boat with condoms
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Condoms distributed at the Olympic Games Village came in handy for Jessica Fox, Olympic medalist in canoeing and kayaking, as the Australian used the rubber to fix her boat.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Kavita Krishnamurthy shares story behind lyrics of 'Hawa Hawai'
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Renowned singer Kavita Krishnamurthy has given a plethora of chartbuster tracks over the years.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andhra Pradesh records 2K more Covid cases, 20 deaths
Amaravati, July 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Thursday recorded 2,107 new Covid cases, taking its overall tally beyond 19.6 lakh, even as its active caseload rose to 21,279.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Construction waste being dumped in Aravalis illegally
Gurugram, July 29 (IANS) Even though the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has spent crores of rupees for the disposal of construction and demolition (C&D) waste in the district, the debris is not being disposed of properly, allegedly due to the negligence of MCG officials.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Vyapam scam: CBI files supplementary charge sheet against 73
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday said that it has filed a supplementary charge sheet against 73 people in connection with its probe into the Vyapam scam case related to MPPMT-2012 examinations.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
India permanently rectified 2,923 black spots on highways: Gadkari
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India's has identified 5,803 black spots on National Highways based on accident and fatality data of 2015-2018 in 30 states and Union Territories, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two arrested in Goa for raping woman from northeast
Panaji, July 29 (IANS) Two persons have been arrested from Quepem in South Goa for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman from the northeast for three days after confining her in a flat, police said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Intensity of severe cyclonic storms increasing: Study
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Reporting an increased amount of water vapor content in the troposphere, a new study by Indian scientists has reiterated that the intensity of severe cyclonic storms in the North Indian Ocean region has shown an increasing trend in the past four decades.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
JICA, IIT Hyderabad sign pact for technical cooperation project
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a Record of Discussions with the Indian government for a technical cooperation project at the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IITH).
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Education,Technology
Olympics roundup: Sindhu, Atanu Das shine on bitter-sweet day for India
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) PV Sindhu, badminton silver medallist at the 2016 Olympics, on Thursday kept on course for gold as she stormed into the quarterfinals, as did archer Atanu Das who reached the Round of 16, while the men's hockey team shocked champions Argentina and clinched a spot in the quarters on a day of scintillating performances for India.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Global cues, value buying lift equities, metal stocks' shine (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) India's key Indian equity indices made healthy gains on Thursday, following positive global cues.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
First priority will be completing Mahadayi project speedily: Bommai
Hubballi (Karnataka), July 29 (IANS) Outlining his plans about the state's north region, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said that his priority is getting the Mahadayi river project completed at the earliest.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Delhi Zoo lost 456 animals in 3 yrs, including tigers: RTI
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Delhi Zoo lost 456 animals, including tigers, lion and black bucks, among others, in the last three years, according to an RTI reply.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
3rd T20I: India restricted to 81/8 by Sri Lanka
Colombo, July 29 (IANS) An under-strength India, devoid of batting depth, were restricted to 81/8 in their 20 overs in the third and final T20 International against Sri Lanka here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Steady increase in number of tigers in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) Recent trends show a steady increase in number of tigers in Telangana, the state Forest Department said on the International Tiger Day on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
CBI searches at 4 locations in Chennai in bank fraud case
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday said that it has carried out searches at four premises of Halmark Infrastructure Pvt Ltd in Chennai in connection with a Rs 12.5 crore bank fraud case.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himachal to airlift 175 tourists stranded in Lahaul-Spiti
Shimla, July 29 (IANS) A total of 175 tourists, including 16 children and 60 women, stranded in Udaipur in Himachal Pradesh's remote Lahaul-Spiti district for the past two days as roads have been closed for traffic after the landslides, will be be airlifted on priority, an official said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Kerala sees over 20,000 Covid cases for third day running
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The Covid pandemic is running rampant in Kerala, with over 20,000 cases seen on Thursday for the third successive day, an official statement said.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Woman Power: Look out for Deepika, Sindhu and Lovlina on July 30
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Friday, July 30.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
14 Indian tiger reserves get global accreditation (Lead, correcting para 8)
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Fourteen of India's 51 tiger reserves have received prestigious global accreditation from Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CATS), it was announced at the Global Tiger Day event held by the Environment Ministry here on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Prateek Kuhad's 'Shehron Ke Raaz' music video released
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhads music has a refreshing and calming effect on its listeners.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Bombay HC to resume partial physical, virtual hearings from Monday
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) In a significant move for lawyers and litigants, the Bombay High Court will re-start a hybrid system of physical and virtual hearings from August 2 in view of the improved Covid-19 situation in the state, officials said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Woman raped after boarding 'cab' in Gurugram
Gurugram, July 29 (IANS) A fashion brand employee was allegedly raped by a cab driver on her way back home after she boarded it thinking it was a share cab, the police said here on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taliban will not be accepted by international community if atrocities persist: UN envoy
New Delhi/Kabul, July 29 (IANS) If there is no movement at the negotiating table, and instead, human rights abuses and worse still atrocities occur in districts they control, the Taliban will not be seen as a viable partner for the international community, UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Afghanistan, Deborah Lyons, said.
2021-07-29
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Mahesh Babu's first look from 'Sarkaru Vaari Paata' to release on July 31
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu recently resumed shooting for his upcoming film "Sarkaru Vaari Paata" (Government's Bid). Now, the makers have announced that the actor's first look from the film will be unveiled on July 31.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
CSIR DG hails efforts of labs in fight against Covid-19
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research's Director General Dr Shekhar Mande on Thursday lauded the efforts and contributions made by CSIR institutes in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Andhra disburses Rs 694 cr to 11L students under Vidya Deevena scheme
Amaravati, July 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday released the second tranche of Jagananna Vidya Deevena by directly crediting Rs 694 crore into the bank accounts of the eligible mothers of nearly 11 lakh students pursuing higher education in the state.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Israel inspects NSO Group offices after Pegasus revelations
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Israeli authorities have inspected the offices of surveillance outfit NSO Group in response to the Pegasus project investigation into abuses of the companys spyware by several government clients, The Guardian reported.
2021-07-29
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Lady Gaga's doppelganger at Tokyo 2020 has twitterati going gaga (Ld)
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Jordanian taekwondoka Julyana Al-Sadeq may not have been able to get past the pre-quarter finals, but she is the one from her sport making waves instead of the gold medallists, notably the Croat Matea Jelic and the Russian Maksim Khramtcov, or even her compatriot Saleh ElSharabaty, who got a silver.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Punjab to bring law to benefit 31% SC population
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) In a move that will earmark a part of the state's annual budget for welfare of the Scheduled Castes in proportion to their population in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday gave the go-ahead for putting a new Bill for this before the Cabinet, paving the way for its enactment in the next Assembly session.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
J&K seen 181 new Covid cases, 175 recoveries, 1 death
Srinagar, July 29 (IANS) New Covid cases again outnumbered recoveries in J&K on Thursday as 181 new cases, 175 recoveries, and one death was reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka govt urged to reopen primary schools too
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) Registered Unaided Private Schools Management Association, Karnataka, (RUPSA) on Thursday urged Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to give consent for the reopening of primary schools from the first week of August.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
US Special Operations Command leadership visits India
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A day after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to India, the Commander of US Special Operations Command, General Richard D. Clarke, met Indian defence and military officials here on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Lady Gaga at the Olympics? Jordanian athlete makes waves
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Jordanian taekwondoin Julyana Al-Sadeq may not have been able to get past the pre-quarter finals but she is the one from her sport making waves instead of gold medal winners like Croat Matea Jelic and Russian Maksim Khramtcov or even her compatriot Saleh ElSharabaty, who got a silver medal in the sport.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Chouhan meets Mandaviya, discusses Covid situation, vaccination
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday to discuss the Covid-19 situation and vaccination programmme in the state.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Hockey rankings: Indian men rise to 3rd spot, women slip to 12th
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) The Netherlands' 2-2 draw with Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics has caused upheaval in the FIH Rankings with India moving up to the third spot ahead of the Dutch.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Leopards up from 7,910 to 12,852 in India's tiger range landscapes
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) An estimated 12,852 leopards were counted in the tiger range landscape in 2018, a significant increase from 2014 when the figure stood at 7,910 in forested habitats of 18 tiger-bearing states of the country.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Centre offers 27% OBC quota, 10% for EWS in medical admission
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare decided on Thursday to provide 27 per cent reservation to Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and 10 per cent reservation to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the All India Quota (AIQ) scheme for medical courses.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
India constructed 703 km of highways using plastic waste
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) So far 703 km of National Highways have been constructed with use of waste plastic in "wearing coat of flexible pavement", the Parliament was told on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Tata Teleservices, Zoom partner for unified communication solutions
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Tata Teleservices on Thursday announced that it has teamed up with Zoom Video Communications to offer an intuitive, scalable and secure communication solutions to enterprises and individuals alike.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Huawei unveils P50, P50 Pro smartphones in China
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) Tech giant Huawei on Thursday unveiled two new smartphones --AP50 and P50 Pro -- under the Huawei P50 series in China.
2021-07-29
Category: International, China,Technology
Google Maps gains Home Screen widgets on iPhone
San Francisco, July 29 (IANS) Google has updated its Google Maps app for the iPhone to add support for widgets that can be added both to the Today View and the Home Screen.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
CBI arrests 2 officials of ESIC in graft case
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Thursday that it has arrested two officials of the Employees State Insurance Company (ESIC) in connection with a bribery case.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha Police arrests absconding chit fund firm director from UP
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) Odisha Police's Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on Thursday said it had arrested chit fund company director Dilip Kumar Jain from Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly in a multi-crore fraud case, officials said.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kuruba seers in K'taka lobby for Dy CM's post for Eshwarappa
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) Nearly a dozen seers from the Kuruba (shepherd) community on Thursday appealed to the BJP high command to appoint veteran saffron party leader in the state, K.S. Eshwarappa, as the Deputy Chief Minister in the newly sworn-in Karnataka cabinet led by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
3rd T20I: India elect to bat, bring in Warrier for Saini
Colombo, July 29 (IANS) India won the toss and elected to bat in the third T20 International against Sri Lanka here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Thursday. The match is the series-decider since both teams have won one match each.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Olympics: China shatters world record to win women's 4x200m freestyle relay
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) China broke the world record to win women's 4x200m freestyle relay at Tokyo Olympics here on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Late Ali Sadpara's body found on K2 by son Sajid Ali Sadpara
Skardu, July 29 (IANS) Sajid Ali Sadpara, son of the renowned mountaineer late Ali Sadpara, who went missing with two others during their winter summit to the mighty K2 on February 5 this year before being declared dead, announced that he has retrieved the body of his father, as he completed his summit to K2 again without oxygen.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
IFC makes equity investment in Federal Bank to promote green recovery
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Global funding agency International Finance Corporation (IFC), along with its associated entities, has made equity investment in Federal Bank to promote green recovery.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Parliament passes Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Parliament on Thursday passed the Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021, following its passage in the Rajya Sabha. The Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha earlier this week.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Union Bank registers 255% growth in profit
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Public sector lender Union Bank of India has reported a 254.93 per cent year-on-year growth in standalone net profit for the first quarter of financial year 2021-22, mirroring the trend set by several other PSBs also reporting higher profitability in the current year.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Influx of JeM, LeT, Daesh giving Afghan war new regional dimensions: Af Prez
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A massive influx of transnational terrorist networks, particularly Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let), along with influx of Daesh is giving the Afghan war new regional and international dimensions, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has said.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Ex-India pacer Vinay Kumar joins Mumbai Indians as talent scout
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Former India pacer Vinay Kumar was appointed as talent scout for IPL franchise Mumbai Indians on Thursday. Vinay is the latest addition to the talent scout division of the defending champions, which also includes Parthiv Patel in its ranks.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Muslims can't be treated as special class, says plea in SC against Sachar panel
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court challenging the implementation of the Sachar committee report which recommends welfare schemes for the Muslim community.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Intriguing' layer where sun's internal rotation change explained
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Having long probed the matter, Indian astronomers have found a theoretical explanation for an intriguing layer where the rotation profile of the sun changes sharply, an official statement said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
'Favourable global outlook to accelerate India's export growth'
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Favourable global trade outlook is expected to accelerate India's export growth, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ex-minister's car hits vehicle in K'taka CM's convoy in Hubballi
Hubballi (Karnataka), July 29 (IANS) The vehicle of former minister Shivaram Hebbar hit a vehicle in the convoy of Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai in Hubballi on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hina Khan shares her excitement about movie 'Lines'
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Hina Khan's recent song video 'Baarish' crossed 250 million hits and now her film 'Lines' first song 'Jehlam de dariya' composed by Sufi singer and poet Rohil Bhatia and sung by Yash Chaudhary is out on Zee Music.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Danish Siddiqui was brutally murdered by Taliban: Report
New Delhi/Washington, July 29 (IANS) Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was not simply killed in a crossfire, nor was he a collateral damage; rather, he was brutally murdered by the Taliban, Michael Rubin wrote in the Washington Examiner.
2021-07-29
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Sachin Pilgaonkar shares worries on being stereotyped as 'Marathi actor, director'
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Veteran Actor Sachin Pilgaonkar apparently has done more Hindi films then Marathi films, however the actor is often defined as a Marathi actor and director.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Bollywood
TN ex-Minister Pandiarajan takes sabbatical, to focus on HR business
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu minister K. Pandiarajan on Thursday said he has taken a five year sabbatical from active politics and is now back as the Chairman of human resources firm Ma Foi group.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Politics
Google Cloud, SAP partner to help customers boost Cloud journey
San Francisco, July 29 (IANS) Google Cloud and enterprise application software provider SAP SE on Thursday announced a joint initiative to help customers on their journey to the Cloud and accelerate their business transformation.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Aani Kay Hava 3' unfolds different dimensions of modern couple
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Priya Bapat and Umesh Kamat reprise their roles of Jui and Saket in the third season of Marathi web show 'Aani Kay Hava' (What more do we want). Directed by Varun Narvekar, it is a story of a couple who are trying to keep their relationship fresh after years of marriage.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Eat strawberries, oranges daily to cut risk of cognitive decline
New York, July 29 (IANS) People who eat a diet that includes at least half a serving per day of foods high in flavonoids like strawberries, oranges, peppers and apples may have a 20 per cent lower risk of cognitive decline, according to a study.
2021-07-29
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Maha Samudram' makers release intriguing motion poster
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Siddharth, Aditi Rao Hydari and Sharwanand starrer bilingual film 'Maha Samudram's' motion poster was released by its makers on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Hair loss is new post Covid complication: Doctors
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) There has been a massive influx of patients with post Covid hair loss, said doctors here on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Revert to old PMFBY premium sharing formula, Stalin to Modi
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove the cap on the Centre's share of premium subsidy under the "Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana" (PMFBY) and revert to the old formula.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
8.72L posts vacant in Central govt departments: Minister
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Centre informed the Rajya Sabah on Thursday that around 8.72 lakh posts in different Central government departments lay vacant as on March 1, 2020.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CM must apologise: Ex DyCM on Sawant's victim slamming
Panaji, July 29 (IANS) Opposition MLA and former Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai, on Thursday, demanded an apology from Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for blaming the parents of two minor girls, who were raped on a Goa beach on July 24.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Mamata meets Gadkari, discusses various infrastructure projects
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday met Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari and discussed several road and infrastructure projects related to her state.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tennis: Belinda-Marketa set up Swiss-Czech final in women's singles
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Belinda Bencic of Switzerland will meet Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic for the gold medal in women's singles tennis at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
Siddaramaiah defends contentious remark on Gandhi's son; draws flak from BJP
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) In a bid to discredit newly-appointed Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai, the Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly, Siddaramaiah, on Thursday defended his controversial remark that 'Mahatma Gandhi's son turned into a drunkard'.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Olympics: Indian rowers finish 11th overall in Tokyo
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Indian rowers, Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh, ended 11th over in the men's lightweight double sculls competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Kaspersky, Airtel join hands to ensure security for Internet users
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky on Thursday partnered with Bharti Airtel to ensure instant security for internet users in India.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
An Indian firm facing 1,738 cyber attacks a week on average
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) An organisation in India faced cyber attack 1,738 times on average per week in the last six months compared to 757 attacks per organisation globally, a report showed on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Lalu heaps praises on Tejashwi for his leadership skills
Patna, July 29 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad has claimed that his son Tejashwi Yadav is more successful than he was at that age in early 30s.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Indian doctor on international panel to set transplant guidelines
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) KIMS Heart & Lung Transplant Institute head, Dr Sandeep Attawar, has became the first-ever Indian heart and lung transplant physician or surgeon to be a part of a committee on the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation which sets transplant guidelines for medical fraternity around the world.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Man beaten to death in Bihar's Muzaffarpur over love affair
Patna, July 29 (IANS) A 22-year-old man was beaten to death in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Thursday morning allegedly for having a love affair.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sudden shift to 'active' life increased stress fractures: Experts
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) While the pandemic has made people conscious about remaining active for health, fitness and immunity, there has been a significant rise in the number of people, particularly the middle-aged, experiencing 'stress fracture', doctors said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Restrictions to continue in Bengal till I-Day
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) The West Bengal government has decided to extend the partial lockdown conditions till August 15. Although there has been some relaxations, however, local trains have not been allowed under the present condition.
2021-07-29
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Can't prosecute good Samaritan for providing oxygen amid 2nd wave: Delhi HC
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday pulled up Delhi's Drug Controller for initiating prosecution against AAP MLA Praveen Kumar for procuring medical oxygen amid the second wave of Covid.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IndiGo to commence Jabalpur flight service from August
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) In its bid to strengthen regional connectivity, private carrier IndiGo will commence flight services to and from Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, from August 20.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
For 80% of e-vehicle owners charging is no hassle: Survey
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A survey found that 80 per cent of end users of electric vehicles do not find charging a hassle and are willing to recommend it to others with high satisfaction value.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
'India's power demand could grow over 5% this fiscal'
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Power demand expected to grow over 5 per cent this fiscal, Crisil Ratings said.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New K'taka CM visits hometown; goes to RSS office, meets Lingayat seer
Hubballi (Karnataka), July 29 (IANS) A day after taking charge as the 30th Chief Minister of Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday made a short visit to his hometown in Hubballi, enroute his trip to the flood-hit Uttara Kannada district.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Intel, Ministry of Education launch 'AI For All' in India
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Chip maker Intel on Thursday joined hands with Central Board of School Education (CBSE), Ministry of Education to announce the launch of an initiative -- 'AI For All' -- that aims to create a basic understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for everyone in India.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Education
SIT to probe death of Judge in hit and run incident in Dhanbad
Ranchi, July 29 (IANS) A Special Investigating Team (SIT) has been set up under Additional Director General of Police (ADG) to probe the death of a Judge who was hit by an auto-rickshaw while he was on his morning walk, in Dhanbad.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Scientists detect light from behind black hole
New York, July 29 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time directly observed light from behind a black hole -- a scenario that was predicted by Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity but never confirmed, until now.
2021-07-29
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
TN govt withdraws 90 defamation cases against media
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Thursday ordered withdrawal of 90 defamation cases filed against various media by the erstwhile AIADMK government during its tenure.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Media,Politics
China's smartphone market declines 10% in Q2, Honor in top 5
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China's smartphone market saw a steep decline of 10 per cent in the second quarter owing to weaker-than-expected demand and a lack of flagship products that could trigger consumer interest, an IDC report said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, China,Technology
Vythiri in Wayanad becomes Kerala's first vaccinated tourism destination
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The picturesque tourism destination of Vythiri, in Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency, on Thursday became the first holiday hub in Kerala to vaccinate its the entire population, including tourism sector stakeholders.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
PM's help sought to save school for blind in Varanasi
Varanasi, July 29 (IANS) Students of a school for the visually impaired in Varanasi, have been left out in the cold following the closure of the Sri Hanuman Prasad Poddar Andh Vidyalaya.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Former Union Minister Ananth Kumar's daughter bats for JD-S
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) Late veteran BJP leader and former Union Minister H.N. Ananth Kumar's daughter Vijeta Ananthkumar created a buzz on Thursday by putting out a tweet supporting the opposition Janata Dal-Secular.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Premier Energies to invest another Rs 1,200 crore in Hyderabad plant
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) Premier Energies, one of India's leading Solar PV Cells and Module manufacturing company, on Thursday opened its new facility built at a cost of Rs.483 crore here and announced plans to invest another Rs 1,200 crore in next two years.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Olympics: Djokovic defeats Nishikori to enter semi-finals
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic cruised into the semi-finals of men's singles event at the Tokyo Olympics here at Ariake Tennis Park on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
Yogi govt to restore Draupadi Ghat in Hastinapur
Lucknow, July 29 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is all set to restore the glory of Hastinapur with the renovation of the Draupadi Ghat.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Mary Kom goes down fighting in pre-quarter finals
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Boxer MC Mary Kom's campaign at the Tokyo Olympics came to an end as the veteran crashed out in the pre-quarter finals by the narrowest of margins against Colombias Ingrit Lorena Valencia Victoria. It was a split verdict 3:2 in favour of the Colombian.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Randhir Kapoor reveals story behind selection of song 'Ek Radha Ek Meera'
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Actor Randhir Kapoor shared some interesting trivia involving his father, the late legendary actor and director Raj Kapoor, when he and Randhir witnessed famous lyricist Ravindra Jain singing the song 'Ek Radha Ek Meera' during a wedding in Delhi.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Services, Haryana boxers dominate in Junior Boys National Championships
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Defending champions Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) extended their impressive run at the 3rd Junior Boys National Boxing Championships as seven of their boxers advanced into the quarterfinals stage on the third day of the event at Delhi Public School (DPS) in Sonipat.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
AstraZeneca does not raise high blood clot risk post 2nd dose: Study
London, July 29 (IANS) The incidence of rare blood clot is higher following a Covid-19 infection than two doses of AstraZeneca or Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines, according to a new study.
2021-07-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Gujarat ATS nabs wanted drugs peddler from Delhi Airport
Gandhinagar, July 29 (IANS) The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Thursday said that it has arrested a wanted criminal in drugs peddling, from the New Delhi International Airport. The accused was involved in four different cases of international drug peddling of more than 500 kg heroin and is also believed to be involved in terror activities.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Assam Police to probe role of Mizoram MP in border violence
Guwahati/Aizawl, July 29 (IANS) An Assam Police team, including CID officers, is going to Delhi to probe Mizoram's Rajya Sabha member K. Vanlalvena's alleged role in the Monday's violence along the inter-state border, which left six Assam cops dead, officials said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Olympics: German cycling director sent home after racist remarks
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) The sports director of the German Cycling Union, Patrick Moster, has been sent home from the Tokyo Olympics, the German Olympic Committee (DOSB) said on Thursday. Moster was caught making racist comments during the mens road time trial race in Fuji on Wednesday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Venu Thottempudi joins cast of Ravi Teja's 'Ramarao On Duty'
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) Seasoned actor Venu Thottempudi, who took a long break from films, has come on board to play an important role in Telugu film 'Ramarao On Duty'.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Nora Fatehi channels her inner tigress
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Actress Nora Fatehi looks every inch gorgeous yet fierce in her latest photo shared on social media.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gangavaram port discharges record bauxite quantity in 24 hrs
Gangavaram (Andhra Pradesh), July 29 (IANS) Gangavaram Port Limited (GPL), India's deepest all weather multi-purpose port on Thursday has claimed that it has achieved the milestone of setting a national record by discharging 1.25 lakh tonnes of bauxite within 24 hours using the mechanical unloading system.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
In-form golfer Diksha over the moon after late Oly call-up
Dubai, July 29 (IANS) In-form golfer Diksha Dagar has made it to the full-strength India contingent at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics by securing a place in the main field after Paula Reto of South Africa and Sarah Schober of Austria pulled out of the event.
2021-07-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Golf
14 Indian tiger reserves get global accreditation
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Fourteen of India's 51 tiger reserves have received prestigious global accreditation from Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CATS), it was announced at the Global Tiger Day event held by the Environment Ministry here on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Choreographing Madhuri Dixit 'surreal' experience for Paul Marshal
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Working with Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit on the sets of the dance reality show 'Dance Deewane 3' has been a surreal experience for choreographer Paul Marshal.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Longer boundaries in SL a challenge for Indian batsmen: Bowling coach
Colombo, July 29 (IANS) Longer boundaries of the R Premadasa Stadium here has made scoring fours and sixes a bit challenging for the Indians.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Qualcomm's next-gen 'Snapdragon 898' likely to come in December
San Francisco, July 29 (IANS) Chipmaker Qualcomm is likely to announce a new chipset -- Snapdragon 898 -- for smartphones in December.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
NSE's new investor registrations crosses 50 lakh mark
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) National Stock of India (NSE) on Thursday said the number of new investor registrations crossed 50 lakh in less than four months of financial year 2021-22.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tejashwi to meet CM to press for caste census in Bihar
Patna, July 29 (IANS) Tejashwi Yadav, the leader of opposition in Bihar assembly, will soon meet chief minister Nitish Kumar to discuss caste-based census in Bihar.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Olympics sailing: Ganapathy and Thakkar shine while Vishnu and Nethra struggle
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) The Indian sailing duo of KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar finished seventh in the sixth qualifying race of the mens 49er class at the Enoshima Yacht Harbour. The seventh finish is also their best yet in the competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Hit by pandemic, award winning Kerala theme park owner seeks help
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) Engineer turned passionate lover of nature and creator of an unique agricultural theme park in Kottayam is in dire straits on account of the raging pandemic and he is knocking on all doors for help to ensure that his creation is not taken away by the bank.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
Soon transfer chat history from iOS to Android on WhatsApp: Report (Ld)
San Francisco, July 29 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new feature for its users to transfer their chat histories from iOS to Android operating system.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Car plunges into well, four feared dead
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) Four people were missing and feared dead as a car plunged into an agricultural well in Telangana's Karimnagar district on Thursday, police said.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WhatsApp to 'soon' allow trasnfer chat histroy from iOS to Android
San Francisco, July 29 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp is developing a way for its users to transfer their chat histories from iOS to Android, the media reported.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Olympics: Golfer Lahiri enjoys strong start with opening 67
Tokyo , July 29 (IANS) It was a mixed day for India in the Tokyo Olympics men's golf competition. While Anirban Lahiri overcame a shaky start to post a solid first round score of 4-under 67 for a share of eighth position, countryman Udayan Mane struggled to a 76 to end the day in 60th position.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Golf
Goa's new airport to be commissioned by August 2022
Panaji, July 29 (IANS) The first phase of Goa's upcoming Mopa international airport will be commissioned by August 2022, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the state Legislative Assembly during the ongoing Monsoon Session.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Olympics: South Africa stun Germany 4-3 in men's hockey
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) South Africa produced the biggest shock of the Tokyo Olympics men's hockey tournament so far when they stunned former champions Germany 4-3 in a Pool B match on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Global cues, value buying lift equities; metal stocks' shine (Ld)
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) India's key Indian equity indices made healthy gains during late-noon trade session on Thursday following positive global cues.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SC reserves verdict on Amazon's pleas challenging Future-Reliancedeal
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved the judgment on the pleas of e-commerce giant Amazon challenging the Rs 24,713 crore deal for merger of Future Retail Ltd (FRL) with Reliance Retail.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lok Sabha passes AERA Amendment Bill, 2021
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the AERA (Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India), Amendment Bill 2021. The bill was tabled by the new Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jagan misusing SC, ST Atrocities Act, alleges TDP
Amaravati, July 29 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former minister Nakka Anand Babu on Thursday advised Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government to refrain from alleged rampant misuse of the SC, ST Atrocities Act for political vendetta.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Israel to vaccinate elderly with 3rd Pfizer dose
Tel Aviv, July 29 (IANS) Israel is expected to start vaccinating the country's elderly citizens against Covid-19 with a third dose of the Pfizer jab, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Efforts on to help students to travel abroad: Govt
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs V. Muraleedharan on Thursday informed the Rajya Sabha that the government was making efforts to ease travel restrictions for Indian students studying in foreign universities to make their travel to respective countries possible.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
1 person killed, 10 trapped in Turkey forest fire
Ankara, July 29 (IANS) At least one person was killed, and 10 others were trapped in a forest fire that erupted in Turkey's Mediterranean province of Antalya, officials announced on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
My relationship with food has evolved over time: Bhumi Pednekar
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) From gaining 12 kgs for her debut film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' to losing all the extra pounds for her next film 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' and changing her shape with her each film, actress Bhumi Pednekar is on a long journey with food and healthy diet.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NHSRCL invites bids for construction of Sabarmati Depot
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) on Thursday said that it has invited bids for the construction of Sabarmati Rolling stock depot for 508 km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) project, popularly known as Bullet Train project.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
3 prefectures near Tokyo to request for emergency declaration
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Three prefectures near Tokyo will jointly request the Japanese government to declare a Covid-19 state of emergency following a recent increase in new Covid-19 cases, local media reported on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Politics
NCP slams BJP for 'misleading' on Maha floods relief
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party at the Centre for 'misleading' the people that an aid of Rs 701 crore has been sanctioned for Maharashtra farmers as flood relief.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
K'taka Lingayat seer praises BJP for ending political instability
Chitradurga (Karnataka), July 29 (IANS) Powerful Lingayat seer Dr. Shivamurthy Murugha Sharana Swamiji of the Murugha Mutt here has stated that with the appointment of Basavaraj Bommai as the Chief Minister, the BJP high command has put an end to instability in the state politics.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
NZ records largest flood flow in almost 100 yrs
Wellington, July 29 (IANS) Flood flows on South Island's Buller River this month were the largest in New Zealand in almost 100 years, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) announced on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cabinet expansion juggernaut awaits K'taka CM Bommai
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) The BJP high command and Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai have a tough job on their hands as the hints of giving prominence to new faces and dropping senior leaders from the cabinet are doing the rounds in the state.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Pak records over 4,000 new Covid cases for 2nd day
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) For a second consecutive day, Pakistan recorded more than 4,000 new Covid-19 cases, which increased the overall infection tally to 1,020,324, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
PUBG developer Krafton to raise $3.7 bn via IPO next month
Seoul/New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Krafton, the video game developer behind global hit PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), will raise 4.3 trillion won ($3.7 billion) in its initial public offering (IPO), the company said in a regulatory filing on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Soldier injured in landmine blast near LoC in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, July 29 (IANS) A soldier was injured on Thursday in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Sara Ali Khan looks ravishing in new photoshoot
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan sprinkled monochrome magic with her latest photograph dressed in a gorgeous black bikini top paired with a sarong.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
LG bets on home appliance, TV sales after strong Q2 results
Seoul, July 29 (IANS) LG Electronics on Thursday said it expected a solid third-quarter performance with growth in its auto parts business after delivering strong second-quarter results on the back of its home appliance unit amid the pandemic.
2021-07-29
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
AMR can usher a pandemic worse than Covid-19: Experts
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The indiscriminate usage of antibiotics to treat Covid-19 patients is likely to make antimicrobial resistance (AMR) the next big public health crisis in India and globally, said experts here on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
A pond where turtles thrive on devotion
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 29 (IANS) In a nondescript corner of Kanpur, a pond near a Shiva temple has become home to a thriving turtle population.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
Afghan forces kill 23 militants in Faryab
Kabul, July 29 (IANS) A total of 23 militants were killed and three others injured as Afghan government forces stormed Taliban hideouts in Pashtunkot and Almar districts of Faryab province, an army spokesman said on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
RS adjourned after passing bill to amend Factoring Regulation Act
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) After repeated adjournments amid sloganeering by opposition MPs, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday, but before that it passed the Bill to amend the Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2011.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Swiss time in an avant garde Indian design
New Delhi, July 29 (IANSlife) In a design collaboration with New Delhi artist duo Thukral and Tagra, Rado announces its newest addition to the True Square Collection, the True Square "Over the Abyss". The timepiece presses on our temporality as individuals and highlights the importance of our connection with others.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Millet-based diet can lower risk of type 2 diabetes: Study
Hyderabad, 29 July (IANS) A new study has shown that eating millets reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and helps manage blood glucose levels in people with diabetes.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
'Toofaan' leads the race as Amazon Prime's most watched Hindi film in 2021 (Ld)
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) In rare instance, OTT platform giant Amazon Prime Video has released data, revealing its highest streaming projects within their launch-weeks so far in this year. Actor Farhan Akhtar's "Toofaan" is on top position as the most watched video within the first week of its release globally.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Sony sells more than 10 mn units of PS5
San Francisco, July 29 (IANS) Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that its newest generation game console, PlayStation5 (PS5), has sold through more than 10 million units globally since its launch.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Lucknow zoo launches 'sponsor a meal' for big cats
Lucknow, July 29 (IANS) The Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden in Lucknow, popularly known as Lucknow zoo, is launching a new scheme in its centenary year, under which visitors and animal lovers can sponsor a one-time meal of a lion, tiger or leopard.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Flooding affects thousands in Myanmar
Yangon, July 29 (IANS) Flooding has affected thousands in the lower part of Myanmar following heavy torrential rain since the third week of July, according to state-run media reports on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Myanmar,Environment/Wildlife
Focus on Shaw, Yadav's departure to England
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav's departure from Sri Lanka to join the Indian Test squad in England may be delayed after they were sent into isolation for being in close contact with Krunal Pandya, who has tested positive for Covid-19 in the island nation.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kin of 2 Bikru massacre victims join UP Police force
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 29 (IANS) The kin of two Bikru massacre victims who were killed in an ambush by slain gangster Vikas Dubey last year in July, have been given jobs by the government.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Govt driver arrested in rape case has been suspended: CM
Panaji, July 29 (IANS) The Goa government has suspended a 33-year-old driver employed with the state Agriculture Ministry, days after he was accused of involvement in a rape of two teenaged women at South Goa's Colva beach earlier this week, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told the Goa legislative assembly on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Unfortunate to blame Pak for Afghanistan's situation: Imran
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Afghanistan's repeated accusations against his country for being responsible for its worsening situation was unfortunate, adding that Islamabad has always desired for peace and an inclusive government setup for its neighbour as it goes in favour of the two nations.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
IFSCA proposes capital market intermediary regulations for IFSC
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) proposes to enact a regulatory framework for the intermediaries in the capital markets operating in IFSC, focusing on ease of doing business and consistent with the fundamental principles laid down by International Organization of Securities Commissions.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Won't accept takeover by use of force in Afghanistan: Jaishankar
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Replying to questions of the members in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Thursday said that there must be a negotiated political settlement in Afghanistan and there cannot be a takeover of the war-torn country by use of force.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Royal Bengal Tiger roars to glory (International Tiger Day)
New Delhi, July 29: Roars of Indian Tigers grow louder as number of Indian tigers keeps increasing
2021-07-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Drug addiction surges in Kashmir as Pak facilitates supply from Afghanistan
New Delhi, July 29: Drug abuse is on the rise in Kashmir, with supplies routed through the infamous AfPak region-the combination of Afghanistan and Pakistan, known as the ground-zero for drugs, violence and terrorism. The Jammu and Kashmir Police in collaboration with the Department of Health and Medical Education have set up drug de-addiction centres and treated thousands of patients at all the district headquarters in the Kashmir valley but it has not been able to stop smuggling of psychotropic substances from Afghanistan via Pakistan.
2021-07-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
US Senate votes to advance bipartisan infrastructure bill
Washington, July 29 (IANS) The US Senate has voted to proceed with a bipartisan infrastructure deal, clearing the first hurdle towards adopting a long-awaited and hotly debated spending package.
2021-07-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
2,550-year-old inscription reveals Mesopotamia's ancient footprint on Arabian Peninsula
New Delhi, July 29: An important inscription has been recovered in Saudi Arabia recently which assumes historical significance as it could shed light on the ancient ties and historical bonds between the Arabian Peninsula and its ancient neighbours, namely Mesopotamia.
2021-07-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Features
Suicide, incarceration rates rising among Indigenous Australians
Canberra, July 29 (IANS) A new reported published on Thursday revealed that Indigenous Australians were significantly more likely to be imprisoned, die by suicide or have their children removed, than non-Indigenous people.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Delhi Assembly passes resolution against Asthana's appointment
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Delhi Legislative Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution against the Centre's decision to appoint Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police Commissioner.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
20-yr-old suspect arrested over California theatre shooting
San Francisco, July 29 (IANS) A 20-year-old suspect has been arrested over a shooting incident that left one teenager dead and another wounded at a movie theatre in California, authorities said.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Paras Chhabra reveals why he said 'no' to 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 13' actor Paras Chhabra has revealed why he couldn't take part in the ongoing season of the reality show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' this year.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Thief dies after consuming pill in B'luru during police raid
Hoskote (Karnataka), July 29 (IANS) A notorious chain-snatching thief allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison during the police team's raid on his hideout on Thursday, the police said.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple sees blockbuster sales in Q2 as chip shortage hits vendors
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Apple saw blockbuster revenue growth for iPhones in the second quarter this year, despite a unit total which increased only 1 per cent (45.7 million units), a Canalys report showed on Thursday, as major brands struggled to secure key components to produce devices to meet demand globally.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology