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India wants reciprocal trade with other countries: Goyal
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday asserted that Indian products deserve fair access to other countries before these countries can freely access the Indian market.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Didn't hanker for post, wanted self-respect, says Pilot after meeting (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indicating an end to the rebellion in the Congress' Rajasthan unit, a meeting took place between Sachin Pilot and his loyalists and the three-member panel formed by interim party chief Sonia Gandhi to look into their grievances, at the war room in the Congress headquarters here on Monday evening.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SSR case: ED records statements of Rhea, family members (Roundup)
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned actress Rhea Chakraborty, her father Indrajit Chakraborty and brother Showik Chakraborty for close to nine hours in connection with the money laundering probe related to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
GK Pillai to head panel on duty reimbursement scheme
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Finance Ministry has set up a committee headed by former Home Secretary G.K. Pillai for determination of ceiling rates under the Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) scheme. The scheme is to reimburse taxes and duties incurred by the exporters.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
IndiGo to raise Rs 4k cr via qualified institutions placement
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) InterGlobe Aviation, which operates airline major IndiGo, has decided to raise funds worth Rs 4,000 crore.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IFC invests $10 mn in Endiya Fund II to support product start-ups
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) The Endiya Fund II has received a commitment of about $10 million (Rs 75 crore) from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Army starts investigation in Shopian encounter case
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Army has started investigation in the July 18 encounter in South Kashmir's Shopian in which three suspected militants were killed.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Five players to watch out for as CPL returns
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) -- set to get underway on August 18 -- will be the first major T20 league to be held since the COVID-19 pandemic. The 33-match tournament will be played in Trinidad & Tobago with just two stadiums set to host the entire event.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
3 Andhra hospital officials held over fire in Covid centre
Vijayawada, Aug 10 (IANS) A day after a fire in a Covid facility being run in a hotel here left 10 people dead, the Andhra Pradesh Police on Monday arrested three officials of a private hospital, including its chief operating officer.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5,914 new Covid cases push TN's tally to 302,815
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu reported 5,914 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, pushing the tally to 302,815, health officials said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Kareena Kapoor's Monday mood: Wake up and make-up
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Make-up surely makes Kareena Kapoor Khan happy. On Monday, the actress posted a picture that would suggest she has lately been in the mood to celebrate make-up.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Trending hashtag urges people to uninstall OTT releasing 'Sadak 2'
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) A hashtag trending on Twitter on Monday urged people to uninstall an OTT app that is all set to premiere the comeback film of director Mahesh Bhatt.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI raids 4 locations in Ambience Mall case (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday carried out searches at four locations in Delhi, Chandigarh and Panchkula in Haryana, including the premises of the Ambience Group and one of its directors Raj Singh Gehlot, an official said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fought over ideological issues, stresses Pilot
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indicating an end to the rebellion in the Congress' Rajasthan unit, a meeting took place between Sachin Pilot and his loyalists and the three-member panel formed by interim party chief Sonia Gandhi to look into their grievances, at the war room in the Congress headquarters here on Monday evening.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab CM terms party MP's charges of 'vindictiveness' as 'petty'
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Rejecting outright the charges of vindictiveness levelled against him for the withdrawal of Rajya Sabha MP Partap Bajwa's security by the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Monday that it was a routine exercise based on a periodic review of the MP's threat assessment.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Facebook unveils new group to pursue digital payments plans
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) The social networking giant on Monday announced to hire former PayPal executive Stephane Kasriel to head its Facebook Pay service, along with unveiling a new group to pursue payments and commerce opportunities.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Titan logs Rs 270 cr Q1 loss
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Tata group firm Titan Company Ltd on Monday reported standalone loss of Rs 270 crore for the April-June quarter as the coronavirus pandemic severely impacted its operations with retail outlets closed for large part of the period under review.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Microsoft-TikTok deal may not happen: Report
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) The Microsoft-TikTok deal may not happen as odds of the deal are "not higher than 20 per cent," the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Vijayan seeks aid from Modi as Kerala reels under Covid, floods
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that he had a fruitful discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi wherein he has raised the request for adequate financial assistance.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Rare golden turtle rescued in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IANS) A rare golden turtle weighing about 2.5 kg was rescued from a paddy field in Odisha's Bhadrak district, a forest official said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Orissa,National
RAB raid at ex-Home Minister's hospital in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) of Bangladesh Police on Monday conducted a raid at former Home Minister Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir's hospital in Gazipur area in connection with alleged "irregularities", an official said.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Adani Ahmedabad Marathon to be held virtually
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Adani Ahmedabad Marathon (AAM) will be held on November 29, albeit in a virtual format.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
IOA top bosses express reservations on Sports Code, request meeting with Rijiju
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) highest ranking officials on Monday requested a meeting with the Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to discuss its reservations with the National Sports Development Code 2011 and the issue of government recognition to National Sports Federations (NSF).
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
FM launches online dashboard for National Infrastructure Pipeline
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday launched the National Infrastructure Pipeline's (NIP) online dashboard through video conferencing.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
22-year-old medical student jumps from AIIMS hostel, dies
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A 22-year-old medical student committed suicide by jumping from the AIIMS hostel building on Monday evening. The deceased has been identified as 2018 batch medical student Vikas, who hailed from Bengaluru.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SEBI guidelines to aid trustees in monitoring AMCs activities
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday issued guidelines to provide administrative assistance to trustees in monitoring various activities of asset management companies (AMCs).
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gehlot villain of 'Great Political Drama' of Rajasthan: BJP
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) BJP state President Satish Poonia on Monday termed the Rajasthan political crisis as the 'great political drama' of Rajasthan and termed Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot as the villain in the entire episode.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
SSR case: ED records statements of Rhea, family members (Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned actress Rhea Chakraborty, her father Indrajit Chakraborty and brother Showik Chakraborty for close to nine hours in connection with the money laundering probe related to the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
PM reviews flood situation with CMs of six states
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) After inaugurating the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Andaman & Nicobar Islands to the mainland on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the flood situation across six states.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP-led government in Manipur wins trust vote
Imphal, Aug 10 (IANS) The BJP-led Manipur government on Monday won the trust vote in the Assembly following a hectic day-long debate after Chief Minister N. Biren Singh had moved a confidence motion.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Work on setting up of Delhi 'smog tower' has begun, SC told
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea to reconsider its decision for setting up of a 'smog tower' in Delhi, as a pilot project to combat the menace of air pollution, while the Centre informed it that work on this venture has already begun.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC to hear 2009 contempt case against Prashant Bhushan
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear in detail whether any comment on corruption against judges tantamount to contempt of court, adding that it will hear the 2009 contempt case against lawyer Prashant Bhushan.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
74% in rural India satisfied with Modi govt's handling of Covid situation
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Almost three-fourth of rural India is satisfied with the manner in which the Narendra Modi government has handled the Covid 19 pandemic.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
AI Express crash: Agency hired to recover passengers' baggage
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Air India, and its subsidiary Air India Express, have engaged the services of a baggage recovery agency to recover the belongings of the passengers of the crashed Dubai-Kozhikode flight.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
ICICI Bank launches QIP with floor price of Rs 351.36/share
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) ICICI Bank on Monday launched its qualified institutional placement (QIP) with a floor price of Rs 351.36 per equity share.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Degrees won't be recognised if no exams are held: UGC tells SC (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) told the Supreme Court on Monday that degrees would not be recognised if no examinations are held for final-year students even as the country faces a coronavirus crisis.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Defence infra of PSUs, OFB to be modernised: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched modernization and upgradation of defence public sector undertakings and Ordnance Factory Board infrastructure on Monday as part of Atma Nirbhar Bharat (self reliant India) initiative.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Gujarat reports 1,056 new Covid cases, tally at 72,120
Gandhinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Gujarat reported 1,056 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the state's tally to 72,120, while the death toll reached 2,674 with 20 fresh fatalities, health officials said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Money-makers up for sale, Centre follows NDA-I on privatisation (Disinvestment blues in Covid times - Part 1)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Modi government's disinvestment policy, focused on strategic sales, has gathered steam in the past one year, with even profit-making PSUs such as BPCL being put on the block. This spree of putting state-run entities up for sale is a sort of a 'deja vu' moment for Indian public sector enterprises, which witnessed a similar privatisation drive during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led NDA government.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Reinsurer approves Air India Express' hull loss: Insurance official
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The lead reinsurer of Air India Express' insurance account has approved the claim for the total loss of AI Express' Dubai-Kozhikode aircraft, which crashed in Kozhikode on Friday evening, said a senior industry official.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengaluru FC launches campaign to support small businesses
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) Bengaluru Football Club on Monday announced that it would be helping small businesses that have struggled to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, through their 2020-21 season campaign.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports
Lufthansa to reinstate inbound passenger flights to India
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) German airline major Lufthansa will recommence passenger flight services to India on specific routes, following a bilateral agreement between India and Germany.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Net outflows from equity MFs at Rs 2,480 cr
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Profit booking, along with caution on the part of investors, led to a net outflow from equity mutual fund schemes in July on a sequential basis.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nishant Singh Malkani loves his on-screen Sikh avatar
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Nishant Singh Malkani plays a Sikh character on the small screen currently, and he is enjoying every bit of it.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BCCI invites expression of interest for IPL 2020 title sponsors
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday invited third parties to express their interest in acquiring the title sponsorship rights for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be held in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19 to November 10.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vinit Kakar: Playing cameo roles is fun
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Vinit Kakar sure enjoys essaying cameo roles in TV shows.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PIL in SC to rebuild demolished shrines at Telangana Secretariat site
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Centre and the Telangana government to pass an Executive Order or Resolution, giving a commitment for rebuilding religious places within the Telangana Secretariat complex building.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
When Satish Kaushik arrived in Mumbai to be an actor 41 years ago
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Veteran actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik still remembers the day he came to the city to earn a name for himself as an actor.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Antonio Banderas reveals testing Covid-19 positive on 60th b'day
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas has tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Nadda slams Telangana govt for poor COVID management
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) BJP President J.P. Nadda on Monday slammed the Telangana government for its poor management of the COVID-19 pandemic, corruption and failure to fulfill its promises.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Dream come true: Newly elected Elite panel umpire Ananthapadmanabhan
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Fifty-year-old K.N. Ananthapadmanabhan is elated after getting the news that he has been selected for the elite panel of ICC umpires.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,Sports
Cong to form 3-member panel to hear Sachin Pilot's grievances
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Congress will constitute a three-member committee to look after the grievances of sulking Congress leader Sachin Pilot, who met Rahul Gandhi on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mika Singh explores 'emotions of mystery' in his new music
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Mika Singh is set to explore mystery through his music in an upcoming series.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Paris Saint-Germain agrees deal with Chinese brand Hisense
Paris, Aug 10 (IANS) French football giants Paris Saint-Germain on Monday announced signing of a multi-year partnership with Chinese consumer electronics firm Hisense.
2020-08-10
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
The team believes it can fight back: Misbah
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan head coach Misbah-Ul-Haq said that while their defeat in the first Test to England was disappointing, there were a number of positives to take and the visitors should move on from it. The first Test between the two sides ended in a three-wicket victory for England after they looked down and out in the chase.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jubin Nautiyal bags song in American film
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Jubin Nautiyal has been roped in to sing for an American thriller film, titled Initiation.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Escaped Covid positive woman in B'luru traced, quarantined
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) An escaped 43-year-old Covid positive woman under treatment at a city hospital has been traced and put in home quarantine, said an official on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
SC issues notice on plea on filling up vacated AIQ medical PG seats
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court has issued a notice on a plea seeking directions to the Centre to come forth and declare the total number of All India Quota (AIQ) seats under medical NEET-PG 2020 which have lapsed on account of non-joining of the selected/shortlisted candidates after the second round of counselling and publication of the final list dated July 2.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gujarat CM announces new scheme to compensate farmers for crop damage
Gandhinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday announced a new scheme 'Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana' under which more than 56 lakh farmers in the state facing crop damage due to natural calamities will get compensation without paying any premium.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Nora Fatehi's look in 'Pachtaoge' female version out
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The female version of the Arijit Singh hit, Pachtaoge, is ready to release. Dancing sensation Nora Fatehi, who starred in the music video of the original number last year, will be seen in the new version, too. The female version of "Pachtaoge" is sung by Asees Kaur.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Equity indices trim gains, healthcare stocks surge
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices shed major gains made earlier in the day on Monday, while the BSE Sensex closed 141 points higher.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sero survey in Haryana to monitor transmission trends
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday said a sero survey is being carried out with an aim to gauge the penetration of Covid-19 and to monitor its transmission trends.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Strict COVID protocols for Sabarimala season
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) The Kerala government will enforce strict Covid protocols for the two-month long Sabarimala temple season. The decision was taken at a preliminary meeting held on Monday in the state capital to discuss arrangements at the hill shrine that opens on November 16.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Music to my ears: KL Rahul shares batting video on social media
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) With the Indian Premier League (IPL) set to begin from September 19, India batsman K.L. Rahul on Monday posted short video snippets of his batting on social media.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Goa AAP slams 'unholy nexus' between Congress, BJP
Panaji, Aug 10 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party in Goa on Monday held a street protest in the state capital against last week's induction of two sons of former Chief Minister and sitting Congress MLA Ravi Naik into the BJP.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
470 new cases take J&K's Covid tally past 25K-mark
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 470 new Covid-19 cases, taking the Union Territory's coronavirus tally past the 25,000-mark to 25,367.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
When Madhuri started her journey in Bollywood
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit-Nene went down memory lane and shared how she was bitten by the acting bug.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Palghar lynchings: 28 accused granted 'default' bail
Palghar (Maharashtra), Aug 10 (IANS) In the first such instance in the sensational Palghar lynching case, 28 arrested accused, whose names do not figure in the CID charge sheet filed in July, were granted bail on Monday though only some of them will be released, a lawyer said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Study identifies longer-term symptoms in COVID-19 patients
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified a pattern of longer-term symptoms likely to be experienced by people who were hospitalised with the COVID-19 infection.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Kareena Kapoor's Monday mood: Wake up and make-up
On Monday, the actress posted a picture that would suggest she has lately been in the mood to celebrate make-up.
2020-08-10
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Over 2,500 Jharkhand cops test positive for coronavirus
Ranchi, Aug 10 (IANS) At least 2,565 Jharkhand police personnel have tested positive for coronavirus so far, the state police headquarter said in a statement on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Darshan Raval releases reprise version of 'Ek tarfa'
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Darshan Raval has unveiled a reprise version of his new track, Ek tarfa. He says it is his way of giving back to the fans.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sara Ali Khan's monsoon escapades
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan is enjoying monsoon to the fullest, and sharing moments of her rainy days with fans on social media.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Can spectrum be sold or transferred? SC's poser to govt
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday, during the hearing on the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) matter of telecom companies, questioned the Centre as to how is it possible to sell the spectrum and whether it is transferable.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
ISL: Sheikh Sahil signs three-year deal with ATK Mohun Bagan
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) Central midfielder Sheikh Sahil on Monday signed a three-year deal with Indian Super League (ISL) club ATK Mohun Bagan, the club said in a statement.
2020-08-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
CBI raids 4 locations in Ambience Mall case (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is carrying out searches at four locations in Delhi, Chandigarh, and Panchkula in Haryana, including the premises of the Ambience Group and one of its directors Raj Singh Gehlot, an official said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vicky Kaushal turns Superman in latest picture
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Vicky Kaushal has turned Superman in his latest social media picture.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Liquor flows down Yamuna in Haryana town, tipplers make merry
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Liquor flowing down the Yamuna was too tempting a catch for some people in a Haryana town to ignore, despite the river's swollen level.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Human Interest/Society
Sena leader lies down on road to protest Covid restrictions
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Aug 10 (IANS) Prominent Shiv Sena leader and farm activist Kishore Tiwari launched a unique agitation by lying down on a main road in Maharashtra's Pandharkawada town to protest against what he called "illegal enforcement of lockdown" in the ongoing Unlock phase, here on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Armaan Malik: 'Mithoon is always seeking the rawest, most real take'
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Armaan Malik is a huge fan of composer Mithoon, and his unique way of working.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
109 air crash victims in hospital: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that there are 109 passengers of the Air India Express flight that crashed at Kozhikode airport on Friday under treatment in hospitals at Malappuram and Kozhikode.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heat wave, rainfall deficit grip Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) It has been an unusually hot summer in Kashmir this year with temperatures crossing 35-degree Celsius on some days.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
NCA plans athlete-centric meeting with state associations
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The National Cricket Academy (NCA) has called for a meeting with state associations on Wednesday to discuss the way forward as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) looks to resume cricketing activities in the country with an eye on the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
PCB to approach CAS against reduction of Akmal's ban
Lahore, Aug 10 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday confirmed that it will file an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) against the reduction of middle-order batsman Umar Akmals ban for breaching the PCB Anti-Corruption Code.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Yediyurappa discharged from hospital after Covid treatment
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa was on Monday discharged from the hospital after undergoing treatment for Covid-19, an official said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kerala landslide: Confusion over missing persons as 6 more bodies found
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Even as six more bodies including those of three children were recovered from the debris of the landslide that flattened 20 houses of tea estate workers in Kerala's Idukki district, confusion still prevails about the actual number of those missing.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Radhika Madan shares Govinda vibes
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) A bit of Govinda seems to have brushed off on Radhika Madan, going by her latest social media post.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Assam Police chief tests Covid-19 positive
Guwahati, Aug 10 (IANS) Assam's Director General of Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday and has gone in for home isolation, officials said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
IIT-Mandi team compares disordered proteins in COVID-19
Mandi, Aug 10 (IANS) Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT-Mandi), Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of South Florida, US, have recently used computational tools to understand an important part of the viral proteome called Intrinsically Disordered Protein Regions (IDPRs).
2020-08-10
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Subramanian Swamy: Sushant's feet twisted below ankle as if broken
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday tweeted that, according to ambulance staff who carried the body of Sushant Singh Rajput to hospital from his residence, the feet of the late actor was twisted below the ankle.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung introduces Galaxy Note20 in new mystic blue colour in India
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Samsung on Monday unveils a mystic blue colour edition of the newly-launched Galaxy Note20 in India.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Subramanian Swamy: Sushant's feet was twisted below ankle as if broken
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday tweeted that, according to ambulance staff who carried the body of Sushant Singh Rajput to hospital from his residence, the feet of the late actor was twisted below the ankle.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Former Australia cricketer Lorna Beal passes away aged 96
Melbourne, Aug 10 (IANS) Cricket Australia on Monday paid tribute to former women's cricketer Lorna Beal, who passed away aged 96. Beal was born in Hawthorn, Melbourne in 1923 as Lorna Larter.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
India will win medals in double digits in Tokyo: Deepa Malik
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Para sports in India have been taken rapid strides in the last few years and Deepa Malik, India's first ever woman Paralympic medallist, is confident that the country will win medals in double digits at the Tokyo Paralympics next year.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Simon Cowell opens up on breaking back in e-bike mishap
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell has thanked everyone for wishing him speedy recovery, after his surgery following his electric bike accident.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rhea being subjected to a bizarre, dangerous media trial: Swara Bhasker
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Rhea Chakraborty is being subjected to a dangerous media trial in the Sushant Singh Rajput case, feels Swara Bhasker.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Good Samaritan: Mumbai woman 'guards' open manhole for hours
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) A Mumbai pavement dweller has become a social media darling after her daring act helped avert potential road tragedy horroers and also enabled flood waters to drain out quickly during last week's monsoon fury.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
J&K was run like a Ponzi scheme: Chief Secretary (IANS Exclusive)
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Governance in Jammu & Kashmir was "badly managed and broken", and there was no system, no rule and no process, J&K Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam has said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Verstappen reminds me of Schumacher: Brawn
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen reminds Formula 1 director for motorsports Ross Brawn of F1 great Michael Schumacher, the former Ferrari technical director said after the Dutchman won the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone. Verstappen started at fourth on the grid and managed to beat the dominant Mercedes cars to the finish line.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
NASA probe spots Martian night sky pulsing in UV light
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) New data from NASA's MAVEN spacecraft has showen vast areas of the Martian night sky pulsing in ultraviolet light.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Kareena Kapoor Khan has a 'shoot day with the husband'
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan spent Monday shooting with her husband, actor Saif Ali Khan.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Apple MacBook Pro may have adjustable virtual trackpad soon
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) Apple has patented a new design for an adjustable virtual trackpad for the upcoming MacBook Pro, the media reported.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
New 'Babri Masjid' won't be named after Babar (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The new 'Babri Masjid' in Ayodhya, that is all set to come up in Dhannipur, will not be named after Mughal Emperor Babar. In other words, the new mosque won't be called 'Babri Masjid'. In fact, it won't be named after any emperor or ruler, said Athar Hussain, the Secretary and spokesperson of the newly formed trust Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) which is entrusted with the task of building the mosque in Ayodhya, in an exclusive interview to IANS.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Start train service to ferry kinnow harvest from Punjab: Harsimrat
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday urged Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to start a dedicated to and fro train service with refrigerated bogies between Abohar in Punjab and Bengaluru during the kinnow harvest season from this December to March next year.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Numaligarh refinery gets environmental nod for expansion
Guwahati, Aug 10 (IANS) The state-owned Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) in Assam has received environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for its expansion, officials said here on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Assam,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
HC praises DU for digital degree certificates
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court (HC) has praised the efforts of the Delhi University, DigiLocker and the IT team of the High Court for coming up with the template of the digital degree certificate in a timely manner amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ankita Lokhande looks at new beginning
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) After some stressful months, actress Ankita Lokhande looks forward to moving on to happy tidings. The actress, who has been mourning the death of former boyfriend, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, shared a picture on Instagram to announce the birth of twins in her family.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Priyanka Chopra reveals why pushups are her favourite
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra loves pushups, especially when her husband, pop star Nick Jonas, is involved in the activity.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India Taekwondo sets up referee and athlete commissions
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) India Taekwondo on Monday announced they have set up a referee commission under the guidance of Angela Naik. The federation also set up an athlete commission, which will be headed by Saurav Krishan and Prajakta Ankolekar, to make sure the athletes are given the best possible facility.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Driving with car windows open means more foul air for you
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Next time when you roll down car windows for some fresh air, think again. According to researchers, including one of Indian-origin, car users from the world's least affluent cities are exposed to at least 80 per cent more in-car air pollution because they rely heavily on opening their windows for ventilation.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Sanjay Dutt discharged from hospital, returns home
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was discharged from hospital on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AGR case: Can spectrum can be sold or transferred, SC asks
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday, during the hearing on the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) matter of telecom companies, questioned the Centre as to how is it possible to sell the spectrum and whether it is transferable.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
In-principle nod for virology institute's centre in Punjab
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) The Centre has given in-principle approval to set up a centre of the National Institute of Virology in Punjab to cater to the north zone, officials said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Mini Mathur on daughter: I know a girl, she is turning out just like me
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actress Mini Mathur says her daughter Sairah Khan is turning out just like her, and she thanks karma for the fact.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Maharashtra needs to increase Covid testing: Fadnavis
Panaji, Aug 10 (IANS) Maharashtra needs to boost its Covid-19 testing capacity, as well as increase the number of isolation centres in a big way, in the wake of rising infections and death rate, Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Hindi politics prevented many South Indians from becoming PM'
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) Less than a day after Tamil politician Kanimozi Karunanidhi's nationality was allegedly questioned for not knowing Hindi, former Karnataka chief minister H. D. Kumaraswamy has lambasted 'Hindi politics', and cited it as the reason that prevented many South Indian leaders from becoming the Prime Minister of India.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Choreographer Bosco Martis' debut directorial 'Rocket Gang' is a dance horror comedy
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Choreographer Bosco Leslie Martis says his upcoming debut directorial film is a fun, crazy and emotional entertainer. He is also excited as parts of the dance horror comedy will be shot in real-time virtual reality.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India's incentives for API production may cut supply risk: Fitch
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government's decision to incentivise domestic manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and key starting materials (KSM) could curtail supply-chain disruption risk for Indian drug makers, Fitch Ratings said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Raj revolt resolution on cards as Pilot meets Rahul, Priyanka
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid efforts to bring rebel Rajasthan leader Sachin Pilot and his supporters back into the party fold, the sulking leader met Rahul Gandhi at his residence on Monday and a rapprochement seems to have been arrived at, top Congress sources said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC to hear Raj MLA's plea challenging merger of 6 BSP MLAs in Cong on Tue
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court said on Monday that it will hear Rajasthan BJP MLA Madan Dilawar's plea challenging the merger of six BSP MLAs into the Congress on Tuesday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Release names of civil services candidates in reserve list: Stalin
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M K Stalin on Monday questioned the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on why it has not announced the names of the 98 candidates in the reserve list who had cleared the civil services exams.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Nora Fatehi has 15 million followers on Instagram now
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Dancing sensation and actress Nora Fatehi now has a fan following of whopping 15 million on Instagram.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
DCW rescues 14-yr-old girl being made to work as housemaid
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl who was being made to work as a housemaid was rescued from the national capital's Model Town area by the Delhi Commission for Women on Sunday night.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak director Asim Abbasi: I could watch a Rekha film on repeat for days
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistani director Asim Abbasi says he looks up to Bollywood veteran Rekha, adding that the Hindi film industry has had a huge influence on his work.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Epson launches 4K projector for streaming 4K content in India
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Electronics giant Epson on Monday launched 4K PRO-UHD (ultra high definition) projector for Rs 1,37,999 in the country.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
56 prison inmates test positive for COVID-19 in UP
Bareilly, Aug 10 (IANS) As many as 56 inmates of two prisons in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Katherine Schwarzenegger, Chris Pratt welcome first child
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Author Katherine Schwarzenegger and her husband, actor Chris Pratt, have welcomed their first child.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
CBI raids 4 locations in Ambiance Mall case
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is carrying out searches at four locations in Delhi, Chandigarh, and Panchkula in Haryana, including a premises of Ambience Group and one of its directors Raj Singh Gehlot, an official said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
I was worried at the beginning: Halep on COVID-19
Prague, Aug 10 (IANS) Current World No.2 Simona Halep has admitted that tennis had taken a backseat for her in the initial days when the world was dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Halep was out of action due to an injury even before the pandemic disrupted the tennis calendar.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Tennis
Heavy rain alert in Karnataka districts
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) Heavy to very heavy rainfall alert has been issued for 13 districts in Karnataka after the state's coastal districts witnessed heavy downpour, an official said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
HC notice on plea against CS (Prelims) by society for specially-abled
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notices to UPSC and others on a PIL that challenged a notification for the Civil Services (Preliminary) examinations on the ground that it did not provide for adequate reservation to differently-abled applicants as per statutory requirements.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Chak De! India' turns 13: Writer Jaideep Sahni speaks about film's impact
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Shah Rukh Khan-starrer, Chak De! India, was released 13 years ago on this day, and the writer of the film Jaideep Sahni has revealed his motive behind penning the script.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Union Bank of India cuts MCLR by up to 15 bps across tenors
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Union Bank of India on Monday announced a reduction in the marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by up to 15 basis points across tenors.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Dry shielding in place for Kudankulam plant 3 reactor vessel
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The third 1,000 MW nuclear power plant coming up in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu reached another milestone with the installation of reactor pressure vessel dry shielding, said Russia's integrated nuclear power company, Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech
Andhra's new industrial policy promises end-to-end hand-holding
Amaravati, Aug 10 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday unveiled its new industrial policy, envisaging a multi-faceted end-to-end business enablement centre that will offer 10 services to investors throughout the entire life cycle of the industry.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tendulkar to virtually flag off IDBI Federal Future Fearless Marathon
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will virtually flag off the IDBI Federal Future Fearless Marathon to be held on Saturday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket,Athletics
'Done deal': Congress hints at understanding with Pilot camp
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid speculation of a meeting between rebel Rajasthan leader Sachin Pilot and Rahul Gandhi, top sources in the Congress have claimed that a deal has been struck between the two sides and a formal meeting may take place on Monday itself.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
#ArrestRhea and #ShowikChakraborty trend as ED questions siblings
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) continued the questioning of actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik Chakraborty and father Indrajit Chakraborty on Monday, even as hashtags slamming the siblings and demanding their arrest kept trending on Twitter all through the day.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Heavy smoking linked to increased health risks
Sydney, Aug 10 (IANS) Each cigarette smoked a day by heavy smokers increases the risk of contracting several diseases by more than 30 per cent, warn researchers.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Rhea moves fresh plea in SC, says media trial unfair
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In the Sushant Singh Rajput case, the late actor's girlfriend and actress Rhea Chakraborty has moved a fresh plea in the Supreme Court, complaining that the media was unfairly holding a trial and pronouncing her guilty.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Nawazuddin Siddiqui to romance Neha Sharma in 'Jogira Sara Ra Ra'
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be seen sharing screen space with actress Neha Sharma in a romantic drama titled Jogira Sara Ra Ra.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
New simple approach visually evaluates mask effectiveness
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) Scientists have developed a simple approach to visually evaluate how effectively different types of masks prevent the spread of droplets that could contain SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) virus.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Bommai, Ashok chip in for Yediyurappa in PM's flood review
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) As Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa is currently undergoing treatment for Covid-19, his Cabinet ministers Basavaraj S. Bommai and R. Ashok took part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's review on the floods in Karnataka through video conference on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Sushant's niece Mallika talks of love for astronomy
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Mallika Singh, niece of Sushant Singh Rajput, has opened up on how the late Bollywood actor loved astronomy, in her new social media post.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Still hungry to play: Anderson rubbishes retirement talks
Southampton, Aug 10 (IANS) Veteran England fast-bowler James Anderson on Monday ended speculations surrounding his future and stated he still remains hungry to play the game.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Amazon leads global infrastructure as a service market: Gartner
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) Amazon retained the top position in the worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market which grew 37.3 per cent in 2019 as organisations increased adoption of Public Cloud services, Gartner said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Govt may partner industry bodies for GeM expansion
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government is looking at partnering with industry bodies for getting wider participation on its public procurement platform called GeM or government e-marketplace.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Dil Chahta Hai' turns 19, Farhan Akhtar gets nostalgic
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Nineteen years ago, Farhan Akhtar made his debut as a director on this day with the film Dil Chahta Hai.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Realme C15, Realme C12 set to arrive in India soon
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Realme is planning to launch more C-series phones called Realme C15 and C12 in India soon.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Yogi invokes NSA against Peace Party leader
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against Dr Ayub, president of the Peace Party.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
After slow start, states lap up liquidity scheme for discoms
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) After a slow start, the Centre's ambitious Rs 90,000-crore plan on Liquidity Injection for Electricity Distribution Companies has taken off now with close to 80 per cent of the amount already sanctioned to distressed firms in three to four states.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Car rams into police vehicle in Delhi, Head Constable dies
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In a tragic incident near Khalsa College in North Delhi, a Police Head Constable posted with a Prakhar vehicle died after it was hit by a speeding car on Sunday night.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sushant's niece Mallika talks about of love for astronomy
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Mallika Singh, niece of Sushant Singh Rajput, has opened up on how the late Bollywood actor loved astronomy, in her new social media post.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
2 arrested for spreading misleading info on Covid-19 in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IANS) The Commissionerate Police on Monday arrested two persons for allegedly spreading misleading information about Covid-19 management in the capital city of Odisha.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After gold smuggling, Cong targets Vijayan over Life Mission project
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Already under a cloud in the gold smuggling case, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday came under fire from the Congress over his pet Life Mission project.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Kerala,National
Bangladesh's Mosharraf Hossain tests positive for COVID-19
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) Bangladesh spinner Mosharraf Hossain has tested positive for novel coronavirus and is currently quarantined at home. His father had tested positive for the deadly virus before him.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Cabinet to okay new Consumer charter to provide 24X7 power
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Government proposes to bring in regulations that will give rights to the consumer to seek 24X7 electricity supply in their homes and provide them compensation for any deviation from the stated goal.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Prasada urges Yogi to restore Parshuram Jayanti holiday
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Former Union minister and senior UP Congress leader Jitin Prasada has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, urging him to declare a holiday on Parshuram Jayanti.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Netanyahu urges political stability amid coalition crisis
Tel Aviv, Aug 10 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged for political stability amid a looming coalition crisis, adding that that he has accepted a compromise proposal that would delay the deadline for passing the state budget and remove the immediate threat of early elections.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Priyanka meets Rahul amid talks of truce with Pilot
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid talks of a truce with rebel Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot, party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi met former party chief Rahul Gandhi at his residence at Tughlak Lane here on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tyson's comeback exhibition bout postponed: Report
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson's exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. scheduled for September 12 has been postponed.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Sri Lanka re-opens schools
Colombo, Aug 10 (IANS) All state-owned schools across Sri Lanka re-opened on Monday after being shut for over a month amid the COVID-19 pandemic which has infected more than 2,800 people in the island nation.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India's COVID-19 death rate down to 2%, decreasing
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) As the total coronavirus patients across the country crossed the 22-lakh mark, India's fatality rate dropped to its lowest two per cent in the last 24 hours whereas the recoveries reached a new peak of over 15 lakh so far.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Dil Bechara' co-star Sahil Vaid recalls moments with Sushant
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Sahil Vaid still remembers how happy Sushant Singh Rajput was, when he told him he had taken up a musical project.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sonia Gandhi completes one year as party chief amid crisis in Cong
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi completes one year as the Congress interim President in her second stint as the party chief with the Grand Old Party in turmoil following the high profile rebellions of Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sachin Pilot.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sushant's flatmate Siddharth Pithani joins ED probe
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Siddharth Pithani, who was late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's flatmate, on Monday deposed before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and was questioned in connection with a money laundering case.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US Health Secy meets Taiwan Prez, China irked
Taipei, Aug 10 (IANS) US Health Secretary Alex Azar met Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday, becoming the highest-ranking American politician to hold a meeting on the island after over 40 years in a move that has irked China.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Politics
Sushant's throwback picture with his father leaves netizens emotional
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Shweta Singh Kirti has uploaded a throwback picture of her late brother, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, sharing smiles with their father KK Singh.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'The Pink Line' combines memoir and in-depth study on gay rights (Book Review)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Journalist, commentator and essayist, Mark Gevisser says he likes the word "queer" because of its "double valence". As well as having been "reappropriated by people across the world to describe themselves, 'queer means 'different or 'skewed: to see things from a 'queer perspective is to look at the world askance, to see it afresh. But frankly, it is also convenient: it is a catchall that can hold (well, most of) the Ls, the Bs, the Gs, the Ts, and everyone else on the expanding alphabet".
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
J&K Lt Guv Sinha meets President, Vice-President
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Three days after taking over as the new Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha on Monday called on President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu here.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vocalist Ila Paliwal launches symphonies dedicated to Earth
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) Co-produced by Grammy winner Ricky Kej and featuring three-time Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir, a new album by vocalist and composer Ila Paliwal launches Monday. Named after the Sanskrit meaning of 'Ila' - Earth - the album and its songs celebrate the "beauty of the planet we inhabit while also reminding listeners to co-exist in peace with every earthly being".
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Raikkonen breaks Schumacher's most laps record in Silverstone
Silverstone, Aug 10 (IANS) Alpha Romeo driver Kimi Raikkonen surpassed legendary racer Michael Schumacher's most laps record during the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Surat COVID-19 centre gets first Kalam library
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) One of the unfulfilled wishes of India's 11th President late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was to ensure that every youth of India has access to good books and quality knowledge, says his former advisor and co-author for many years, Srijan Pal Singh. Having come up with a unique library initiative for COVID-19 centres, Singh aims to fulfil the wish of the late President.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Face masks now mandatory in many parts of Paris
Paris, Aug 10 (IANS) The mandatory wearing of face masks while outdoors in many parts of Paris came into effect on Monday, after authorities imposed new measures to curb COVID-19 spread in the French capital.
2020-08-10
Category: International, France,Politics
Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' postponed to Christmas 2021
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Aamir Khan fans will have to wait for yet another year to pass before they can catch their superstar on the screen.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Strengthening artisan clusters across India
New Dehi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) As a young girl, Assam's artisan entrepreneur Nabanita Kalita saw her mother, grandmother and aunts spend hours on the handloom weaving beautiful Mekhela Chador and Ghamosas and other textiles for the family. Years later, taking an entrepreneurial turn, Kalita's passion and knowledge of traditional handloom fuels her textile venture - one among many in the region's craft ecosystem.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ram versus Parshuram in UP now (IANS Special)
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) The political arena in Uttar Pradesh is now primed for a new battle - this time between Ram and Parshuram.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Delectable FoodScapes: Get familiar with South Africa's indigenous cuisine
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) Food is invariably a universal connector - however, experiencing and sharing-in the food of a different land is a very personal experience.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
5 states face extreme shortage of abortion pills amid covid outbreak
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) There is an extreme shortage of medical abortion drugs across the country, with acute crisis due to lack of stocks in Delhi, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh, a study on Monday revealed.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
iQOO partners BMW M Motorsport for the 2020 DTM season
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Chinese behemoth BBK Group's smartphone brand iQOO has officially become a partner of BMW M Motorsport for the 2020 DTM season.
2020-08-10
Category: International, China,Technology
Anxiety can harshly impact your skin, hair
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) The lockdown has resulted in stress for a lot of people - stress of being cooped inside for weeks together; the uncertainty looming large has taken a toll on peoples mental well being. Stress cannot be hidden; it is seen right on your face. The first tell-tale signs of stress are reflected on your face as pale skin and mild eruptions.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Manitombi was a fighter on the pitch & friend off it, recall teammates
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Former India footballers have joined in to mourn the sudden demise of their former teammate Laishram Manitombi Singh, who they recall, was an absolute fighter on the pitch.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
'Aunty police bula legi': Badshah's song used by trolls to target rapper over social media scam charge
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Ever since rapper Badshah was named in connection with the fake social media followers scam, he has become a prime target of memes and trolls on social media.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid-19 has 'permanently altered' Indian consumers' bevahiour
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has permanently altered consumer behaviour in India and nearly 90 per cent of those surveyed are making lasting changes to how they live, work and shop, and there is no going back to the pre-pandemic world for consumer brands, a new report said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
NIA team in UAE to probe Kerala gold smuggling case
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A two-member National Investigation Agency (NIA) team has gone to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in connection with its probe into the Kerala gold smuggling case, sources said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
UK govt trying to reassure public over planned school reopenings
London, Aug 10 (IANS) The UK government is trying to reassure the citizens that schools in England will be safe to reopen fully in September, a Minister said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
You messed up: Vettel slams Ferrari's pitstop strategy
Silverstone, Aug 10 (IANS) Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wasn't happy with team's pitstop strategy and he let them know during the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone. Vettel finished 12th after spinning at the first corner and even dropped to last momentarily.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
209 SMB sellers became crorepatis in 48 hours in India: Amazon
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) Amazon India on Monday said that over 91,000 small and medium-sized businesses participated in the two-day Prime Day sales which saw 209 SMB sellers becoming crorepatis in 48 hours.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
How Raveena Tandon ensures her kids grow up easy
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) A hands-on mom, Raveena Tandon has not just portrayed impactful and memorable characters in her career spanning over two decades but has also been at the forefront of various noble causes related to child nutrition, women's welfare, and empowerment. Speaking to IANSlife about child nutrition, the celebrity mommy shares how she ensures her little ones get the right balance of fun and health.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Death toll from Beirut explosions reach 200
Beirut, Aug 10 (IANS) The death toll from the two explosions that rocked the Port of Beirut last week has increased to 200, the Lebanese capital city's Governor Marwan Abboud said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Specially-abled teen gangraped in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) Police have detained three accused for the abduction and gang rape of a 17-year-old specially-abled girl in Dausa district of Rajasthan.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Australia records deadliest day of COVID-19 pandemic
Canberra, Aug 10 (IANS) Australia on Monday recorded its deadliest day of the coronavirus pandemic amid a second wave of infections in Melbourne.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Australia,International
Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee tests corona positive (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus and asked his contacts to self-isolate and get tested for the virus.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Starc reaches settlement in IPL payout fight: Report
Sydney, Aug 10 (IANS) Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has reached an in-principle insurance settlement in his $1.53 million fight for missing out on the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) through injury.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Over 500 migrants cross English Channel to UK in 3 days
London, Aug 10 (IANS) More than 500 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in just three days, the Home Office has confirmed.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
TN leaders urge MEA to bring back drowned students' bodies from Russia
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Political leaders in Tamil Nadu have appealed to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to take immediate steps to bring back the bodies of four students who had drowned in the Volga river in Russia.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
CBI to visit Faridabad residence of Sushant's brother-in-law, record statement
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Days after registering a case against Rhea Chakraborty and her family members in connection with the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, a Central Bureau of Investigation team is likely to record the statement of the late actor's father and sister.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid suppresses retail insurance, group biz on rise
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a big shift in the insurance preference for customers. While the pandemic has made corporates take up the responsibility of providing insurance coverage to their employees by subscribing to group insurance plans, the financial uncertainty the pandemic has created has pushed back individuals from buying into insurance.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IIT-Madras announces course on biomimicry
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) on Monday announced introduction of a full semester course under the interdisciplinary stream on biomimicry.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Technology
Buttler should always be in the England side, feels Warne
Manchester, Aug 10 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne feels wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler, who played a crucial role in England's memorable win over Pakistan in the first Test, should always be part of the Test side.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Extension for 80C investments boosts NPS' Q1FY21 corporate subscriber base (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Despite the Covid-induced economic turbulence, the Centre-backed National Pension System's corporate subscriber base has registered a substantial growth during Q1FY21.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Asus launches new gaming laptops in India, starts from Rs 79,990
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Taiwanese technology giant Asus on Monday announced new gaming laptops at a starting price of Rs 79,990 in the India market.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Amazon considering mall space in US for warehouses: Report
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) In a bid to improve the last-mile delivery, Amazon is in discussions with the largest mall owner in the US to convert space left by some of its anchor department stores into distribution hubs for the e-commerce giant, The Wall Street Journal reported.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
PETA moves Delhi HC for rules to end animal cruelty
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Monday moved the Delhi High Court to seek directions to the central government to prohibit inhumane animal husbandry procedures and cruel methods used to euthanise animals.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Work on setting up of Delhi smog tower has begun: SC told
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea to reconsider its decision for setting up of smog tower in Delhi, as a pilot project to combat the menace of air pollution, and the Centre informed the apex court that work on the project has already begun.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kohli, Rohit, Dhoni most popular cricketers globally: Study
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli's popularity knows no bounds and once again it has been re-affirmed by a study which has revealed that the 31-year-old is the most popular cricketer in the world. Meanwhile, 'The Men in Blue' also topped the chart as far as most popular cricket team in the world is concerned.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Deception, disinformation part of China's game plan with India
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) China's game plan for the stand-off along the Line of Actual Control with India in Ladakh will include a combination of pressure, deception, disinformation and continuation of its long-term expansionist policies.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus and asked his contacts to self-isolate and get tested for the virus.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trump denies reports about adding his face to Mt. Rushmore
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has denied reports that the White House had contacted South Dakota's Republican Governor Kristi Noem about adding his face to the iconic Mount Rushmore, it was reported.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Amid reconciliation talks, Cong leaders hint at Rahul-Pilot meet
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) Political circles in Rajasthan were on Monday agog with talks of a likely resolution to the crisis arising out of rebellion by Congress MLAs owing allegiance to Sachin Pilot. Congress sources claimed that the Pilot camp lawmakers will meet Rajya Sabha MP KC Venugopal during the day and even meet with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi thereafter.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Oil prices rise as Iraq pledges to cut output
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Crude oil prices rose on Monday on supply concerns after Iraq said that it will further cut production.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Martial has made huge strides this season, feels Solskjaer
Manchester, Aug 10 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said there is more to come from in-form striker Anthony Martial.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
I follow Rupinder for dragflick & Birendra for defence, says Pratap
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India colts defender/drag-flicker Pratap Lakra has revealed he follows the likes of Rupinder Pal Singh and Birendra Lakra in the senior men's team in order to improve his skills in hockey.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Biden leads Trump in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin: Poll
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was leading US President Donald Trump in the two battleground states of Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, which the latter had won in the 2016 election, a new poll showed.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
TN custodial death accused SSI dies of Covid
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) A Special Sub-Inspector of Police Pauldurai, an accused in the brutal custodial death of a father and son in Tamil Nadu's Sathankulam died due to Covid-19 early on Monday, police said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Typhoon Jangmi makes landfall in S.Korea
Seoul, Aug 10 (IANS) Typhoon Jangmi, the season's first, made landfall in South Korea on Monday, keeping the country on alert over possible damages following the deadly downpours that recently battered its central region.
2020-08-10
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife
ICC Women's WC: It was too risky in 2021, says event CEO
Auckland, Aug 10 (IANS) New Zealand Sports Minister Grant Robertson believes the country could have hosted the ICC Women's World Cup in 2021.
2020-08-10
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Work towards 'Bicycle in 2022', Akhilesh tells SP supporters
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) With Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections still around two years away, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has exhorted party cadres and supporters to work towards bringing the SP again to power in the state in 2022 and asserted preference for socialist economy.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Odisha reports highest single-day Covid-19 deaths
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IANS) Odisha registered 1,528 new Covid-19 positive cases and 14 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the state health department on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Wet runways caused 75 per cent of runway overruns by planes
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Runway overruns account for 16 per cent of fatal incidents involving airlines and in 75 per cent of overruns, the runways are either wet or contaminated.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
5 killed in Pakistan blast
Quetta, Aug 10 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 10 others injured in a blast that occurred near an under-construction building in Pakistan's Chaman city on Monday, police said.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Flipkart 'Leap' to nurture tech, consumer Internet startups
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Monday launched its first startup accelerator programme to help new and upcoming companies in technology and consumer Internet space to grow, scale and navigate challenges.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Pakistan resorts to firing, shelling on J&K LoC
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) on Monday in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch district, continuing its series of ceasefire violations.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Notices issued to 193 Pakistani pilots after scrutiny
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) The Pak­is­tan Civil Aviation Autho­rity (PCAA) has completed the scrutiny process of 262 pilots, while show-cause notices have been issued to 193 pilots suspected of having 'dubious flying licences, the media reported on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Imran urges people to take precautions during Muharram
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged citizens to refrain from flouting standard operating procedures (SOPs) during Muharram despite a reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'B-grade actor': Hayden recalls verbal duel with Akhtar in 2002
Melbourne, Aug 10 (IANS) Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden recently jogged down the memory lane and recalled the time he engaged in a sledging war with former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar during the second Test of 2002 series at Sharjah.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru logs 20,871 Covid cases in past 10 days
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) As the hotspot of the pandemic in Karnataka, Bengaluru has registered 20,871 Covid positive cases in the past 10 days, an official said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Manager of Lahore mosque suspended over music video shoot
Lahore, Aug 10 (IANS) The manager of the historic 17th century Wazir Khan mosque in Lahore has been suspended over the shooting of a music video on the shrine's premises, it was reported on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
VR gaming boosts navigational efficiency, spatial memory
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Adding to the growing list of studies, a new study has said that individuals playing a virtual reality (VR)-based game can develop higher navigational efficiency and less disorientation than those playing a non-VR immersive desktop version.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
With 1,256 new cases, Telangana's total tally crosses 80K-mark
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Telangana's total coronavirus cases crossed the 80,000-mark as 1,256 new cases were reported in the state on Monday, while its death toll climbed up to 637 with 10 more fatalities.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
6-yr-old brutally raped, accused on the run
Hapur (UP), Aug 10 (IANS) A six-year-old girl, who was kidnapped and brutally raped in Hapur district on Thursday, remains in a critical condition even as the police continue to hunt for the accused.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia plans to register 1st Covid vax this week
Moscow, Aug 10 (IANS) Russia is reportedly going ahead with its plan to register the world's first Covid-19 vaccine this week before it starts mass vaccination in October, despite safety concerns raised from several quarters, including the WHO.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts
Jakarta, Aug 10 (IANS) Mount Sinabung in Indonesia's North Sumatra province erupted on Monday, spewing a 5,000 metre-high column of ash to the sky.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Degrees won't be recognised if no exams held: UGC tells SC
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) told the Supreme Court on Monday that degrees would not be recognised if no examinations are held for final-year students even as the country was facing coronavirus crisis.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Taliban ready to begin peace talks in a week: Spokesman
Kabul, Aug 10 (IANS) The Taliban is ready to begin intra-Afghan negotiations within a week if the prisoner release process is completed, a spokesman of the militant group announced.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
India is not for sale: Ex-hockey coach recalls Dhyanchand's response to Hitler (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The date August 15 holds a great significance for every Indian around the world but 11 years before that day in 1947, the Indian flag flew highest in another part of the world -- Germany. At the 1936 Olympics, the players of the Indian hockey team were creating an unbelievable sort of frenzy around them, courtesy of their performances in front of packed arenas of Berlin.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
ED continues questioning Rhea, Showik, now dad Indrajit also joins
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik and father Indrajit Chakraborty on Monday deposed before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in a money laundering probe connected to the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC decides to hear Prashant Bhushan's 2009 contempt case
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear in detail whether any comment on corruption against judges tantamount to contempt of court or not, adding that it will hear the 2009 contempt case against lawyer Prashant Bhushan.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
B'desh police station blast: Negligence suspected in handling of explosive
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) Explosives must be neutralised by a bomb disposal team at the spot to avoid any accident, but the Pallabi police team chief and Officer-in-Charge (OC) Nazrul Islam of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) did not do this.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Mahatma Gandhi's glasses to go on sale in UK
London, Aug 10 (IANS) A pair of Mahatma Gandhi's glasses will go on sale after staff at the East Bristol Auctions, the largest auction house in South West England, found them in a plain envelope.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Samsung boosts mobile privacy with Make in India tool 'AltZLife'
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In a bid to empower people especially young smartphone users maintain privacy, Samsung on Monday launched a new feature called AltZLife that will help them easily switch between normal mode and private mode by simply double-clicking on the power key.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Over 100 buildings damaged in North Carolina quake
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) More than 100 buildings were damaged in North Carolina, after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit the US state, officials said.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
PM inaugurates submarine OFC connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated a submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and Port Blair, which will enable delivery of faster and more reliable mobile and landline telecommunication services to the islands, on par with other parts of India.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mumbai Customs, DRI seizes heroin camouflaged as 'ayurvedic' medicine
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) In one of the biggest narcotics haul in Mumbai, the Mumbai Customs and Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) have seized 191 kg of heroin worth around Rs 1,000 crore from a cargo container at Nhava Sheva Port Trust, officials said here on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Researchers to study inhaled sedatives for severe Covid-19
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) In a fight against the novel coronavirus, Canadian researchers will be looking at whether the inhaled sedatives can replace those that are delivered intravenously in infected patients requiring ventilation.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Canada,National
Sensex up 300 points, Nifty above 11,300 mark
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a positive note on Monday morning with the BSE Sensex gaining over 300 points.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Composer Karan Kulkarni: Background score has its challenges
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Music director Karan Kulkarni, who composed the background score of the recent digital releases "Shakuntala Devi" and "Raat Akeli Hai", says that creating the essence of a story through its background music is nothing less interesting than composing a song.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Review appointment of Kamath as head of loan rejig panel: AIBEA to RBI
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) has expressed its opposition to the appointment of ICICI Banks former CEO and non Executive Chairman K.V.Kamath as the Head of the Expert Committee on Resolution Framework for Covid19-related Stress as his name figures in a CBI First Information Report (FIR).
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Fight coronavirus like a soldier: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday appealed to the people of the state to fight the coronavirus pandemic in unison and with morale like that of a soldier.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
50% Indian workforce may be AI ready in next 6-10 years: Microsoft
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The organisations that have deployed Artificial Intelligence (AI) with skilling initiatives in India are generating most value from this new-age technology, and senior executives predict that half of all employees will be equipped with AI skills in the next 6-10 years, a new Microsoft survey said on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Education
1 dead, 20 injured in Washington D.C. shooting
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) One person was killed and 20 others were injured in a shooting in a Washington D.C., according to authorities.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Darshan Kumaar: Took me years to understand how industry functions
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Darshan Kumaar says insiders do have an edge over outsiders in Bollywood, but nothing can outshine talent.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Saudi Aramco distributes $18bn dividend for Q2
Riyadh, Aug 10 (IANS) Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer, announced the dividend distribution of $18.75 billion to shareholders for the second quarter of 2020.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Business/Economy
It's not unusual, Chidambaram comes out in Kanimozhi's support
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, a native of Tamil Nadu, has come out in support of DMK MP Kanimozhi, who had tweeted about an incident at an airport wherein she was asked about her citizenship, and pointed to his own experiences.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Microsoft's next-gen console to be called 'Xbox Series S'
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) Microsoft is expected to unveil its second, cheaper next-gen Xbox console this month and a report claims it would be called Xbox Series S.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Iraq yet to hit COVID-19 pandemic peak: Official
Baghdad, Aug 10 (IANS) Despite the overall coronavirus caseload increasing to 150,115, Iraq was yet to reach the peak of the pandemic, Deputy Minister of Health Hazim al-Jumaili said.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Father questions son's encounter by UP Police STF
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) Just over a fortnight after the Supreme Court in slain gangster Vikas Dubey's case observed "don't resort to further encounters to eliminate dreaded gangsters", a father has questioned the Uttar Pradesh Police STF action after his son was killed in an encounter.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Babar needs to establish himself as a match-winner, says Akhtar
Lahore, Aug 10 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar believes Babar Azam needs to do more if he wants to create a name and establish himself as a match-winner.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Turkey becomes 3rd country to develop COVID-19 vaccines: Prez
Ankara, Aug 10 (IANS) Turkey has become the third country to develop vaccines locally against COVID-19 after the US and China, claimed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Turkey,International
Will probe into security woman's question to Kanimozhi: CISF
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has said that it has ordered an inquiry into an incident wherein one of its female security personnel posted at the Chennai airport had questioned DMK MP Kanimozhi whether she was an Indian.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Israel resumes outdoor concerts, shows
Tel Aviv, Aug 10 (IANS) The Israeli government has allowed outdoor entertainment and cultural events to resume under COVID-19 restrictions.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Ohio Guv warns against seeing COVID-19 tests as unreliable
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has warned Americans against seeing coronavirus tests as unreliable after he received a false positive result.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
West Ham United's Julia Simic departs for AC Milan
London, Aug 10 (IANS) West Ham United have confirmed that midfielder Julia Simic has joined Italian club AC Milan. The German made the switch to the Serie A side after two seasons in the FA Women's Super League with the Hammers.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'Missing' woman returns to find family in jail for her 'murder'
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) One and a half years after remaining missing, a woman in Uttar Pradesh surfaced at her home, only to find that her father, brother and another family member has been languishing in jail all this while for apparently murdering her.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India records 62,064 new corona cases, record over 1,000 deaths
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India, the third country worst hit by COVID-19 pandemic, recorded a spike of 62,064 coronavirus cases on Monday, pushing the total tally to 2,215,074. The country tested a record over 1,000 deaths in a single day.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Abducted UP boy found abandoned in bus
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) A five-year-old boy, who was kidnapped from Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district, was found abandoned in a bus in Ghaziabad.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Paytm launches portable Android POS device for Rs 499 a month
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Leading digital payment service Paytm on Monday launched an Android-based, pocked-sized point of sale (POS) device that is enabled with integrated billing software, camera for QR scanning and supports 4G SIM cards Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
EU urges independent inquiry into cause of Beirut blasts
Brussels, Aug 10 (IANS) European Council President Charles Michel has urged an independent investigation into the cause of the two deadly explosions in the Port of Beirut last week that killed 158 people and injured over 6,000 others.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
'COVID-19 pandemic will continue for 6 more months in Iran'
Tehran, Aug 10 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has predicted that the COVID-19 pandemic will continue for another six more months in the country which is currently the hardest-hit in the Middle East.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Former WWE wrestler 'Kamala' passes away
Florida, Aug 10 (IANS) WWE legend James Harris, popularly known to fans as Kamala, has passed away at age 70.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Puerto Rico,Sports,Other Sports
BJP worker in Kashmir succumbs to his injuries
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker in Kashmir who was shot and critically wounded in a terror attack, succumbed to his injuries on Monday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Toshiba wraps up laptop business, sells remaining shares to Sharp
Tokyo, Aug 10 (IANS) Japanese tech giant Toshiba, once well-known for its satellite range of laptops meant for heavy use, has finally decided to quit the laptop business.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Japan,Business/Economy,Technology
38 fresh cases in Agra as B.Ed examinees flout Covid norms
Agra, Aug 10 (IANS) As India's Covid tally breached the 22-lakh mark on Monday, Agra reported a surge of 38 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking its tally to 2,103.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Mandeep Singh latest hockey player to test positive for coronavirus
Bengaluru, Aug 10 (IANS) Striker Mandeep Singh is the latest member of the Indian men's hockey team to test positive for the novel coronavirus. He is, however, asymptomatic.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
EU concerned over Turkey's energy exploration in E.Mediterranean
Brussels, Aug 10 (IANS) Josep Borrell, the European Union's (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, has expressed concerns over Turkey resuming energy exploration activities in the Eastern Mediterranean.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
64 dead in Pakistan due to heavy rains
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) At least 64 people were killed across Pakistan due to the heavy monsoon rains currently lashing the country, according to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
2020-08-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
No new COVID-19 case reported in NZ for 5th day
Wellington, Aug 10 (IANS) For the fifth consecutive day, there was not a single new COVID-19 case in New Zealand on Monday, while the number of active infections in the country stood at 21, all in managed isolation and quarantine facilities, according to the Ministry of Health.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
WhatsApp to soon sync your chat history on multiple devices
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp is working on a new feature that will soon allow its over two billion users sync their chat history on at least four different devices.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ahead of CL clash, Atletico Madrid confirm 2 positive coronavirus tests
Madrid, Aug 10 (IANS) Atletico Madrid have confirmed that two members due to travel to Lisbon on Monday for the quarterfinals of the Champions League have tested positive for coronavirus.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
UP woman commits suicide after allegedly being beaten up by police
Jalaun, Aug 10 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman committed suicide in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun after she was allegedly beaten up by a police inspector.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Atul Kulkarni: Pandemic will enhance disparity, impact economy and education
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic will only enhance the existing inequality and disparity in Indian society, and also impact economy and education, feels actor Atul Kulkarni.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Akhara Parishad wants installation of Singhal's statue
Prayagraj, Aug 10 (IANS) The Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), the apex body of saints and seers, has demanded that a statue of late Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ashok Singhal, who was the architect of the Ram temple movement, should be installed in Ayodhya and Prayagraj.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Twitter working on new tool to help users view 'quote retweets'
San Francisco, Aug 10 (IANS) Twitter is working on a new feature where the users will be able to view retweets with quotes (formerly known as retweets with comments) on each of their posts.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tricolour sales dip sharply due to pandemic
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) With schools, colleges and a majority of other private establishments still closed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there was an uncertainty over Independence Day functions which has had a direct impact on the sale of tricolours by the Khadi Gram Udyog.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Fiona Ferro ousts Anett Kontaveit to win Palermo Open title
Palermo (Italy), Aug 10 (IANS) Rising French star Fiona Ferro registered a straight-sets victory over No.4 seed Anett Kontaveit in what turned out to be a rather one-sided final of the 31st Palermo Ladies Open.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Australian PM maintains high popularity amid pandemic: Poll
Canberra, Aug 10 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has managed to maintain high popularity amongst the people in the country despite a spike in coronavirus cases, a poll released on Monday revealed.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Brazilian Serie A match postponed amid coronavirus outbreak
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Sao Paulo's opening match of the Brazilian Serie A season at Goias was postponed after the hosts reported 10 positive coronavirus cases.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Belgian cyclist Remco Evenepoel wins Tour de Pologne 2020
Warsaw, Aug 10 (IANS) Belgian cyclist Remco Evenepoel from Deceuninck-Quickstep won the general classification of the Tour de Pologne 2020, while his teammate won the last stage in Krakow, Poland.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
HK media mogul arrested over suspected foreign collusion
Hong Kong, Aug 10 (IANS) Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai was arrested on Monday "for collusion with a foreign country" under the new national security law imposed in the city by Beijing, a media report said.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Global COVID-19 cases top 19.7mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 19.7 million, while the deaths have increased to over 729,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,International
Shah Faesal likely to join back administration
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Former IAS officer turned politician, Shah Faesal is likely to join back administration after he was conveyed by authorities that his resignation has not still been accepted, top sources said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Swastika Mukherjee: People tend to get intimidated by successful women
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) From trolling to rape threats, popular Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee has dealt with a lot lately. The actress says in our society, successful women are always targeted and humiliated. However, she adds, she has never let people shame her for the choices she has made in life.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
8 including 6 French tourists killed in Niger gunmen attack
Niamey, Aug 10 (IANS) Eight persons including six French tourists and two Nigeriens -- a guide and a driver, have been killed by armed individuals in the Koure area, according to the Nigerien ministry of interior and public security.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Niger,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chinese mainland reports 49 new confirmed Covid-19 cases
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Chinese health authority said on Monday it received reports of 49 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Chinese mainland on Sunday, including 35 imported cases and 14 locally-transmitted ones.
2020-08-10
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
BJP MP urges Modi to table Population Control Bill in Parliament
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Anil Agarwal has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to introduce the Population Control Bill in the next session of the Parliament.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
64 Covid-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) The National Health Commission on Monday said 64 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese mainland on Sunday.
2020-08-10
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
'Set up a commission to probe ex-B'desh army officer's murder'
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury has demanded the formation of an 'impartial commission' to look into the murder of retired army officer Major Sinha Md. Rashed on Marine Drive Road in Coxs Bazars Teknaf.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Israel's Covid-19 death toll rises to 600
Jerusalem, Aug 10 (IANS) The Covid-19 death toll in Israel has reached 600 with seven new deaths, Israeli Ministry of Health has said.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
UAE reports 225 new COVID-19 cases, 62,525 in total
Dubai, Aug 10 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday announced 225 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 62,525.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Russian jet intercepts US reconnaissance plane over Black Sea
Moscow, Aug 10 (IANS) A Russian Su-27 fighter jet was scrambled over the Black Sea on Sunday to intercept a US Navy radio-technical reconnaissance aircraft, the Russian Defence Ministry said.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Politics
With Swaraj Pakhwada, ABVP attempts to reclaim spaces of unsung heroes
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The unit of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is celebrating first half of August as Swaraj Pakhwada to honour the uncelebrated heroes. They challenged the colonial rule of the East India Company in India's freedom struggle.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
India dismisses controversy over Buddha's birthplace
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India categorically said on Sunday that Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini in Nepal thereby defusing a controversy about Buddhas birth place after Nepal had responded to remarks attributed to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Africa's Covid-19 cases surpass 1.03mn; toll rises to 22,966
Addis Ababa, Aug 10 (IANS) The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Sunday revealed that the number of Covid-19 cases across the African continent surged to 1,036,564.
2020-08-10
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Haryana: 30 youngsters nabbed for holding booze party
Gurugram, Aug 10 (IANS) The Gurugram police have arrested 30 youngsters including eight girls for drinking publicly on Gurugram-Faridabad expressway and also violating the Covid-19 pandemic precautions.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Campaign starts', BJP responds to Kanimozhi's Hindi imposition charge
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) After DMK leader Kanimozhi cried of Hindi imposition while narrating an incident in an airport where she was allegedly asked about her citizenship, the BJP took a sharp jibe at her, alleging that the southern party's charge is motivated with electoral benefits in mind.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US Covid-19 cases surpass 5 million
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) The total number of Covid-19 cases in the US surpassed the 5 million mark on Sunday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Karnataka shepherd, marooned five days on river island, rescued
Yadgir (Karnataka), Aug 10 (IANS) A 20-year-old shepherd, marooned on a small island in the Krishna river in Karnataka's Yadgir district, has been rescued by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), its chief said on Sunday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Richard E. Grant still feels overwhelmed about having a daughter
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Richard E. Grant says he felt overwhelmed when his daughter was born.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Separate emission norms for agri, construction machinery proposed
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a draft notification to amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 to separate the emission norms for agricultural machinery, including tractors, power tillers and combined harvesters along with those for construction equipment vehicles.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Billie Piper finds social media 'terrifying'
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) British actress Billie Piper feels social media is terrifying.
2020-08-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
MP to go into mute mode during festive season
Bhopal Aug 10 (IANS) Ganesh Utsav, Janmashtmi and other festivals will not be celebrated publicly in Madhya Pradesh in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced through a video conference on Sunday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
AP reports 10,820 fresh Covid cases; tally at 2,27,860
Amaravati, Aug 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Sunday reported 10,820 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 2,27,860, while 98 fatalities pushed the death toll to 2,036, health officials said.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Covid hits 3,800 central security personnel in northeast
Guwahati/Agartala/Aizawl, Aug 10 (IANS) As coronavirus spreads across the northeast, nearly 3,800 central security force personnel have so far infected by the disease in almost all the states in the region, officials said on Sunday.
2020-08-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security
Delhi Police intensify vigil ahead of I-Day
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Ahead of the Independence Day, the Delhi Police have intensified their vigil across the national capital with special focus on intelligence sharing on anti-social elements taking refuge in the NCR and the need to launch concerted drive regarding tenant verification and border checking.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM-Kisan Scheme benefitted 52.5 lakh K'taka farmers: CM
Bengaluru, Aug 9 (IANS) As many as 52.5 lakh Karnataka farmers, who have been benefitted by the PM-Kisan Scheme, will collectively receive the first installment amounting to a total of Rs 1,049 crore into their accounts, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
BJP playing with future of MCD school students, says AAP
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With the MCD polls approaching, Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday attacked the BJP, which holds power in the city's three civic bodies, for "playing with the future" of students in municipal corporation schools.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Goa govt issues advisory ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) In a fresh set of guidelines for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival, the Goa government has allowed worshippers to leave the state and re-enter within 24 hours, without undergoing testing for Covid-19, even while banning fire-crackers and limiting the entry of only 10 persons at public Ganesh pandals at a time.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Covid-19: 6,202 persons discharged from different hospitals in TN
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) As many as 6,020 persons were discharged from various hospitals in Tamil Nadu after recovering from Covid-19 on Sunday, while 5,994 persons have tested positive for the disease in the past 24 hours, said the state Health Department.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Railways to save 10-15% per annum by procuring via GeM: Goyal
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said that Indian Railways will save at least 10-15 per cent by procuring all the required goods and services through the government e-marketplace (GeM).
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Drag China into int'l fora for building 'potential water bomb': Congress
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday asked the Modi government to take up, in various international fora, the issue of China building an artificial lake just upward of Arunachal Pradesh which can be a "potential water bomb" and have devastating effect on the Siang basin in the border state.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
First SAT centre established in J&K
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) For the first time, a Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) centre has been established in Jammu and Kashmir to provide opportunity to the students to appear for the prestigious test.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education
Maha sees new high of 390 Covid deaths, million in quarantine (Roundup)
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Maharashtra notched a staggering new high of 390 Covid-19 deaths on Sunday - a day after crossing the half-million case tally mark - besides recording the second-highest figure of daily new cases, at 12,248, health officials said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
South African Binder claims shock win in Czech Republic GP
Brno (Czech Republic), Aug 9 (IANS) Red Bull KTM Factory Racing rider Brad Binder clinched his first MotoGP win at the Czech Republic Grand Prix here on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Motorsports
Delhi Police nab kingpin of ATM uprooting gang
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A Special Cell team of the Delhi Police has busted an interstate gang of robbers indulging in ATM uprooting in Delhi-NCR by arresting the kingpin of the gang identified as Arshad Khan (27), a resident of Alwar (Rajasthan), from near the Nangaldewat village in South Delhi on Sunday after a brief exchange of fire.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
NCLAT dismisses insolvency plea against Gujarat Ambuja Exports
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has upheld the NCLT order setting aside a plea seeking initiation of insolvency proceedings against agro-processing company Gujarat Ambuja Exports Ltd.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Active Covid cases in K'taka breach 80K mark, tally 1.78 lakh
Bengaluru, Aug 9 (IANS) Active coronavirus cases in Karnataka breached the 80,000 mark on Sunday with 5,985 new infections, a health officials said on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
IBBI comes up with 'red flags' for IPs to detect avoidance transactions
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has come up with a document which lists 'red flags' to detect avoidance transactions by corporate debtors.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
COVID-19: Mohun Bagan's Diawara leaves for Senegal after being stuck
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) I-League champions Mohun Bagan's Senegalese forward Baba Diawara on Sunday left for his home after being stuck here since March due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the club said in a statement.
2020-08-09
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
507 new cases take J&K's Covid tally near 25K-mark
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 507 new Covid cases, taking the Union Territorys tally near the 25,000 mark, while 13 people succumbed to the dreaded disease in the last 24 hours.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
RSS chief holds meeting of central region officer-bearers in Bhopal
Bhopal, Aug 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat resumed his outreach with the party cadre post-lockdown with a meeting of select parivar office- bearers from the Malwa and Central Madhya Pradesh regions on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Red Bull's Verstappen wins F1's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix
Silverstone, Aug 9 (IANS) Red Bull's Max Verstappen became the first non-Mercedes driver to clinch a race in 2020, as the Red Bull racer won the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix ahead of the Mercedes pairing of Lewis Hamilton and pole sitter Valtteri Bottas after an incredible display here.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Gujarat's COVID-19 tally breaches 70K mark; toll climbs to 2,654
Gandhinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Gujarat's COVID-19 tally breached the 70,000 mark on Sunday as 1,078 fresh cases were reported, while 25 more deaths took the toll to 2,654, health officials said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Khadi's first silk training-cum-production centre to come up in Arunachal soon
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The far-flung tribal village of Chullyu in Arunachal Pradesh will soon be bustling with spinning and weaving activities with the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) set to open the first-of-its kind training-cum-production centre of silk in the state.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
In new high, India conducts over 7 lakh Covid tests in 24 hrs
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Though its tally of Covid-19 cases has crossed 21.53 lakh so far, India is continuing with its policy of ramping up tests and has set a new high of over 7 lakh tests in a single day, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Johnson leads packed leaderboard at PGA C'ship, Woods at T59th
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) Tiger Woods is too far back to mount a serious challenge at the PGA Championships even as a dozen players are within three shots of the sole leader Dustin Johnson after 54 holes.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Other Sports
TV star Prachi Tehlan shares her wedding pics
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Prachi Tehlan , who recently got married to Delhi-based businessman Rohit Saroha, has treated her fans with her wedding pictures on Instagram.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Karnataka Health Minister Sriramulu tests Covid positive
Bengaluru, Aug 9 (IANS) Karnataka Health Minister B. Sriramulu on Sunday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Willian pens emotional letter to confirm Chelsea departure
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Brazilian footballer Willian on Sunday shared an emotional letter with the fans on social media to confirm his departure from Chelsea after seven years with the London-based club.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Now 'boat ambulance' service to be launched in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has given the green signal for launching a "boat ambulance-cum-mobile medical unit" service between Mumbai and Raigad, on an experimental basis, an official said here on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
PCA names upcoming stadium after erstwhile Patiala ruler
Chandigarh, Aug 9 (IANS) The Punjab Cricket Association has decided to name its upcoming stadium near here after the last ruler of erstwhile Patiala state, late Maharaja Yadavindra Singh, who had played a Test match for India in 1934.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Sports
Solksjaer provides update on defender Jones' knee injury
Manchester, Aug 9 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that defender Phil Jones will continue his recuperation process from a knee injury which has kept him out since football resumed after the lockdown period.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Goa reports 506 fresh Covid cases; Health Min calls for more vigilance
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) In the wake of increasing number of coronavirus cases in Goa, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has said that there is a need to remain vigilant in the next "45 to 60 days", even as he appealed to people to visit hospitals and other health facilities only in case of emergencies.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab a new headache for Congress amid Rajasthan crisis
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With crisis still looming large in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the Congress is now facing a tough time to contain the feud in Punjab where two Rajya Sabha MPs -- Partap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo -- have openly targeted the state government led by Amarinder Singh.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab Governor tests negative for Covid, aide positive
Chandigarh, Aug 9 (IANS) Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore on Sunday tested negative while his Principal Secretary J.M. Balamurugan tested Covid-19 positive and was home quarantined.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Masood, Woakes move up in ICC rankings after Manchester Test
Dubai, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistan batsman Shan Masood and England all-rounder Chris Woakes on Sunday took giants strides in the latest ICC rankings after the conclusion of Manchester Test, which the hosts won by three wickets.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Barcelona always dangerous, says Lewandowski ahead of UCL Q/F
Warsaw, Aug 9 (IANS) Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has emphasised that he is fully focused on the clash against FC Barcelona after the German champions thrashed Chelsea 4-1 on Saturday to advance into the Champions League quarterfinals.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Football
Capt Sathe's body brought to Mumbai, last rites on Tuesday
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The mortal remains of Air India pilot, Captain Deepak V. Sathe - who was killed in Friday's Dubai-Kozhikode Air India Express flight crash, were brought to Mumbai on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Huma Qureshi recalls working in 'Gangs of Wasseypur 2'
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Huma S. Qureshi considers "Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2" as one of her most special films.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Twinkle Khanna takes up thread therapy
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Author-producer and former actress Twinkle Khanna feels that moving hands can still the mind.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
10 dead in Andhra Covid centre fire, govt sets up probe panel (2nd Lead)
Vijayawada, Aug 9 (IANS) At least 10 patients were killed and several others injured in a fire at a hotel functioning as a Covid care facility early on Sunday, Andhra Pradesh Health Minister Alla Nani said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stokes to miss Pakistan Test series for 'family reasons'
London, Aug 9 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the remainder of the #raisethebat Test series against Pakistan due to family reasons, it was announced on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Four Maoist camps busted in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) At least four Maoist camps were busted and a huge cache of live ammunition and other articles were seized following an exchange of fire between the ultras and the security personnel in the Gandhamardhan reserve forest in Odisha's Bargarh district, the police said on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa gets new Covid hospital amid record positive cases
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) With the state recording a record jump in the number of Covid-19 cases on Sunday, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that the Goa government had designated a second dedicated hospital for treating Covid patients.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
TikTok lawsuit against Trump ban could come as early as Tuesday
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) TikTok could file a lawsuit against the Donald Trump administration in the US as early as Tuesday over an executive order prohibiting transactions with the short video sharing platform's Chinese owner within 45 days, NPR reported.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
President's 'At Home' for freedom fighters skipped this year
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Unlike previous years, President Ram Nath Kovind did not host the 'At Home' reception to honour freedom fighters on the 78th anniversary of 'Quit India' Day on Sunday due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
After 'Digital Andaman', PM plans to make it hub of 'blue economy'
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the Andamanese people via the digital mode amid the Covid-19 pandemic on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bipasha Basu: Thrillers make for a perfect canvas for an actor
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu loves to do thriller projects as they give her a chance to emote so much, ranging from drama, action, romance to fear.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Thai woman gang-raped in Haryana hotel, one held
Chandigarh, Aug 9 (IANS) A woman from Thailand was allegedly gang-raped in a hotel in Haryana's Hisar town, police said on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gomes signs for French side Lille after leaving Man United
Manchester, Aug 9 (IANS) England U-17 World Cup winner Angel Gomes has completed a move to French club Lille on a five-year contract following his departure from Manchester United, the Ligue 1 club announced on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Can't wait for season to begin: Raina ahead of IPL 13
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Veteran batsman Suresh Raina expressed his excitement ahead of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which is scheduled to be played in the UAE from September 19 to November 10.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sehwag expresses his love for dogs on social media
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Dashing former India opener Virender Sehwag is known for his love for dogs and on Sunday he once again took to social media to express the same.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kartik Aaryan wants to patent his new hairstyle
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Not only for his looks and acting, actor Kartik Aaryan is also quite famous for his voluminous hair. And it seems he has made the best use of lockdown by growing his hair and beard.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
740 tn ammonium nitrate to be moved to Hyderabad from Chennai CFS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Ammonium nitrate weighing 740 tonnes stored in 37 containers at a container freight station (CFS) here is being moved to Hyderabad in a phased manner, said an official of the CFS.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Pirlo can do even better than Zidane as manager, says Del Piero
Turin, Aug 9 (IANS) Former Italy forward Alessandro Del Piero believes compatriot Andrea Pirlo can go onto become even a better manager than Zinedine Zidane, who is currently at helm at Spanish giants Real Madrid.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
K'taka mulls TOEFL-like Kannada language test
Bengaluru, Aug 9 (IANS) Karnataka government is mulling creation of a Kannada language test on the lines of TOEFL for people interested in studying or working in the state, an official said on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Party won't become 'headless' at stroke of midnight: Congress
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With Sonia Gandhi set to complete a year as interim President on August 10, the Congress on Sunday maintained that the party will not suddenly become "headless" at the "stroke of midnight" and she will continue to head it for now.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Manipur to hold vital one-day Assembly session on Monday
Imphal, Aug 9 (IANS) A crucial one-day session of the Manipur Assembly would be held on Monday when a confidence motion would be moved by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, officials said here on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Players will have to follow COVID-19 rules: Lee on IPL 13
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Players will follow the bio-secure protocols in this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) in the UAE, according to former Australian fast-bowler and commentator Brett Lee.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Amazon Easy' stores launched in upgraded format
Bengaluru, Aug 9 (IANS) Online retail giant Amazon on Sunday launched an upgraded Amazon Easy store format that integrates multiple services through a single touchpoint.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Pity to see a player like Bale in stands, says former Real chief
Madrid, Aug 9 (IANS) Former Real Madrid President Ramon Calderon has said that it was "sad" to see Welshman Gareth Bale in the stands for the La Liga champions' matches in the Champions League.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Man goes missing, returns to find he is 'dead and buried'
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 9 (IANS) When Ahmad Hassan quarrelled with his wife Nagma a week ago and went missing for a few days thereafter, little did the couple or their family know they would soon be faced with a mystery over an unidentified body.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Disha Salian's alleged last party video goes viral
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) An undated video of Disha Salian, the former manager of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has found its way on the internet, and shows her in good spirits, enjoying a house party with friends.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Deepika Padukone looks back at 'Chennai Express' memories
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone said working with superstar Shah Rukh Khan and filmmaker Rohit Shetty on film, Chennai Express, was an unforgettable experience.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Couldn't stop crying after Liverpool's title win, says Klopp
Liverpool, Aug 9 (IANS) Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said that the club winning the title after Chelsea beat second-placed Manchester City was one of the best football moments he has ever had while not being in the stadium.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Jones urges Pak fans to prioritise victories over Azam's runs
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones urged Pakistan fans to prioritise winning matches rather than just being happy with Test vice-captain Babar Azam scoring runs for the team.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Can't wait for what's to come: Kohli shares excitement ahead of IPL
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday took to social media to share his excitement at the prospect of leading Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which is set to begin from September 19 in the UAE.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
6 die of suffocation inside septic tank in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 9 (IANS) Six labourers died in Jharkhand's Deoghar district on Sunday due to suffocation while they were cleaning a septic tank, police said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NASA probe prepares for first asteroid sample collection attempt
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) NASA's first asteroid sampling spacecraft is now just one rehearsal away from grabbing a sample from asteroid Bennu's surface.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United States,Technology
Sushant's brother-in-law calls out scribe for 'toxic Bihari families' comment
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Vishal Kirti, the US-based brother-in-law of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has slammed a media report for what he feels are demeaning remarks about Bihari families.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ahead of polls, NZ Premier visits Temple in Auckland
Wellington, Aug 9 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who recently launched her campaign for the upcoming elections in September, was seen visiting a Radha Krishna Temple in Auckland.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Priyanka, Nick welcome new member to their family
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra and her singer husband Nick Jonas have adopted a new dog, and are already in love with him.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Aramco's Apr-Jun profit down 73%, but sees oil market recovery
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Energy giant Saudi Aramco has reported a 73 per cent fall in its profit, or the net income, for the April-June quarter to $6.6 billion amid the pandemic.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Affle India reports 42% rise in Q1 consolidated net profit
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Affle (India) Ltd has reported a 42.3 per cent rise in its consolidated net profit for the April-June quarter at Rs 18.77 crore. During the corresponding period of last fiscal, it had reported a net profit of Rs 13.19 crore.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Disha Salian's body was not found naked, says Mumbai Police
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The Mumbai Police on Sunday categorically denied reports in a section of the media that the body of Disha Salian, the former manager of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, was naked when it was discovered.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Call from Ireland alerts cops, helps save man's life in Mumbai
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Quick thinking, coordination, and concerted efforts on part of the Delhi Police officials and their counterparts in Mumbai helped save the life of a man in Mumbai by reaching out to him as he was exhibiting suicidal tendencies.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Rhea shares screenshots of chats with Sushant Singh Rajput
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Rhea Chakraborty has shared screenshots of the conversation she had with her boyfriend, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, in which he expressed concerns about his sister Priyanka, calling her evil and manipulative.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Markets to trade in broad range
Markets continued their volatile movement in the week gone by and manged to close with gains for the week. BSESENSEX gained 433.68 points or 1.15 per cent to close at 38,040.57 points while NIFTY gained 140.60 points or 1.27 per cent to close at 11,214.05 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 1.42 per cent , 162 per cent and 1.83 per cent respectively. BSEMIDCAP was up 3.34 per cent while BSESMALLCAP gained 4.97 per cent. The midcap and Smallcap indices were helped in no small way by the relaxation in circuit filters by the exchanges on Friday where over 600 stocks were positively impacted. This would increase the volatility in this segment. The benchmark indices in the last week gained on two days, lost on one and were sideways on the remaining two days.
2020-08-09
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Former Indian footballer Manitombi Singh passes away
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) Former Indian footballer Laishram Manitombi Singh passed away on Sunday. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) condoled the death of Manitombi.
2020-08-09
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Evacuation of stranded Indians to continue: Puri
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) In the aftermath of the Air India Express plane crash that killed 18 people, Union Civil Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday said the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) for evacuating stranded Indians across the globe amid the pandemic will continue with the "same undaunted spirit".
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Preity Zinta flaunts her hair dressing skills
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta has surely learned how to cut hair during the lockdown.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
South Western Railway zone creates museum on Malgudi Days
Bengaluru, Aug 9 (IANS) The South Western Railway (SWR) zone's Mysuru Division has created a museum themed on 'Malgudi Days' at one of its stations, recreating scenes and ambience from the famous television serial, an official said on Saturday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
50% drop in deaths of security men in J&K in 2020 (IANS Exclusive)
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) There has been a 50 per cent decline in incidents of security forces killed in Jammu & Kashmir during operations this year so far compared to last year's corresponding period, data has revealed.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Adidas, Puma look to fight it out for Team India kit sponsorship
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Sports apparel companies Adidas and Puma are set for a head on battle to gain the rights to become Team India's next kit sponsors as Nike's 14-year deal with the 'Men in Blue' comes to an end in September 2020.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
One ultra killed as Army foils infiltration bid on J&K LoC
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) A terrorist was killed and two others injured as the Army foiled their infiltration bid on Sunday from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
RIL has 15-year vision to be a new energy company: Report
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Oil and telecom major Reliance Industries (RIL) has a 15-year vision to become a new energy company aimed at turning into a net carbon-zero company, according to a report by BofA Securities.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Microsoft's TikTok deal a 'poisoned chalice': Bill Gates
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) As Microsoft pursues talks to purchase the US business of TikTok, Bill Gates has termed the potential deal between the two companies a poisoned chalice.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
BHU to promote start-ups through BioNEST
Varanasi (UP), Aug 9 (IANS) The Banaras Hindu University is all set to play a key role in promoting and invigorating entrepreneurship and start-ups, especially in the areas related to life sciences, biotechnology, health care, agritech, food technology and allied fields.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Technology
Simon Cowell hospitalised with broken back
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell has been hospitalised after breaking his back in an electric bike accident.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Stand with truth, Rajasthan CM writes to MLAs
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) Ahead of the Rajasthan Assembly session scheduled to begin on August 14, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday wrote a letter to all MLAs, appealing to them to listen to the people's voice to save democracy and to stand by truth.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Qatar stadiums look amazing for 2022 World Cup: Jung
Doha, Aug 9 (IANS) South Korean footballer Jung Wooyoung stated that 2022 World Cup stadiums in Qatar look in top shape. Jung started his professional experience overseas, playing for clubs in Japan and China PR from 2011 to 2018 before joining Al Sadd of Qatar, where he is in his second season.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
AAP is 'laughing stock' on Covid-19 management: Punjab minister
Chandigarh, Aug 9 (IANS) Ridiculing the so-called "Delhi model" as nothing more than a desperate bid by the Arvind Kejriwal government to divert attention from its own failures, Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Sunday said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was making a laughing stock of itself with its absurd claims on Covid-19 management in the national capital.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Pretty gutted: Knight on women's WC postponement
London, Aug 9 (IANS) England captain Heather Knight said that she was "gutted" that the 2021 Women's World Cup in New Zealand has been postponed by a year and hopes it doesn't turn out to be an excuse for boards to put women's cricket on the backburner for the next 12 months.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
KXIP will be aided by Kumble's knowledge and experience: Lee
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Former Australia speedster Brett Lee heaped praise on former India captain Anil Kumble and stated the latter will do well as head coach of India Premier League (IPL) side Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Woakes England's most under-valued cricketer: Hussain
Manchester, Aug 9 (IANS) Former England captain Naseer Hussain feels Chris Woakes is the most under-valued England cricketer and he would have the all-rounder in the side for the second Test against Pakistan over veteran James Anderson.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru plasma donor plays saviour, saves six lives
Bengaluru, Aug 9 (IANS) Kunal Ganna, a 21-year-old city-based businessman who recovered from coronavirus has emerged as a saviour, with his three plasma donations saving the lives of six infected patients, an official said on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
New corona cases coming up in Agra's rural belt
Agra, Aug 9 (IANS) A number of new coronavirus cases now getting reported from the rural hinterland of Agra has got the authorities worried, even as 34 new cases took the district's total tally to 2,065.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Hrithik Roshan misses 'Jaadu' from 'Koi...Mil Gaya'
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) As Koi Mil Gaya completed 17 years, actor Hrithik RoshanA went down memory lane and fondly remembered his alien friend, Jaadu.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
11 members of Pak migrant family found dead in Jodhpur
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) Eleven members of a family that had migrated from Pakistan were found dead on Sunday morning at a farmhouse in Lodta Achlawata village in Dechu police station area in Jodhpur district, officials said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rana Daggubati-Miheeka Bajaj wedding : Celebs pour in wishes for newlyweds
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) After actor Rana Daggubati tied the knot with his ladylove Miheeka Bajaj, several celebrities from Indian film industry too to social media to congratulate the couple.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Sushant case: Shiv Sena slams BJP for 'maligning' Thackerays
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "politicising" the Sushant Singh Rajput case by linking a state minister for alleged political gains.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Bigg Boss 2020: Salman shoots for promo in Panvel
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan is all set to come up with the fourteenth season of the controversial reality TV show, Bigg Boss.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Essential Commodities Act was used to intimidate: PM
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a significant statement, said on Sunday that "legal hurdles" pertaining to essential commodities related to the agriculture business, that plagued farmers, investors and consumers alike, are being removed.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pak can still win series despite Manchester loss: Inzamam
Karachi, Aug 9 (IANS) Former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq believes Pakistan can still go on to win the series against England despite suffering a heartbreaking defeat in the first Test at Old Trafford in Manchester.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
IndusInd bank picks stake in Eveready, McLeod Russel
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) IndusInd bank has acquired more than 7 per cent stake in both Eveready Industries India and McLeod Russel India by invoking pledged shares.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New education policy will boost STEM in India
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With the National Education Policy 2020 recognising the need for flexibility in choosing the subjects that a student wants to study, implementation of this policy will boost science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in India, edtech startup SP Robotic Works has said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Artisans in Etah make 2,100kg bell for Ram temple
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 9 (IANS) A team of artisans at Jalesar town in Etah district of Uttar Pradesh have forged a bell weighing a whopping 2,100 kg for the new Ram temple in Ayodhya and are preparing to give it final touches before sending it to the holy town.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Balochistan, Sindhi nationalists unite to oppose Pak, China, CPEC
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The closer Pakistan slides to China, the further Balochistan inches away from Pakistan. Surging Baloch nationalism has found a new partner?a pro-freedom organisation in Sindh, which also plans to oppose the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) - a mammoth $62 billion infrastructure project.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
China starts blocking HTTPS connections with encrypted SNI: Report
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) In an update to its national censorship tool, known as the Great Firewall, China has reportedly started blocking HTTPS connections with Encrypted Server Name Indication.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
It's a work in progress: Lampard after heavy Bayern defeat
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is confident that the English Premier League side will be back after their heavy 7-1 aggregate defeat to German champions Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 tie.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Natasha Suri tests positive for Covid-19
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Natasha Suri has tested positive for Covid-19 and will have to skip promotions of her upcoming thriller, Dangerous.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Some students in Dakshina Kannada climb hilltops for internet
Shibaje (Karnataka) Aug 9 (IANS) With the unexpected advent of online classes for students post the Covid pandemic, some of them from a few villages in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district could not easily connect to the virtual lessons, forcing them to climb small hills to catch the signal.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Bitcoin-crazy rich Indians falling prey to fake crypto wallets
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With the Supreme Court striking down the curb on cryptocurrency trade in India in March this year, there has been a surge in Indians investing in Bitcoin and with this, cybercriminals have started mobile-based fake Blockchain-based crypto wallets to lure and con the rich and the wealthy in the country.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
As China marches ahead, who will be the winner? (Comment)
IR 4.0 and 5.0 are on the horizon today. These technologies work on the same medium, wire or wireless, which has taken both China and India forward, like in IR 3.0. India had the additional advantage of having IT and mobile technologies in their genes. Perhaps such genes ensure most of the world chiefs of such companies being Indians, and also most writing software or algorithms in the world being Indians.
2020-08-09
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Desi app Chingari raises nearly Rs 10 crore in seed funding
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Homegrown short video-sharing app Chingari which came into prominence as a TikTok alternative amid anti-China sentiment in the country has raised 1.3 million (around Rs 10 crore) in a seed round led by AngelList India, Utsav Somanis iSeed, Village Global, LogX Ventures, and Jasminder Singh Gulati of NowFloats.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rural economy still strong on record procurement of farm produce: PM
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) As the pandemic severely hits the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the rural economy of India is on a strong footing, bucking the overall economic slowdown, courtesy the 'record' procurement of farmers' produce by the government.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India conducts record tests with more than 7 lakh samples in 24 hrs
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A record number of over 7 lakh samples of COVID-19 were tested in the last 24 hours taking the total tests conducted to 2,41,06,535, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Explaining time-sensitiveness of assisted reproduction
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANSlife) According to WHO, every 1 in 8 couples (or 12 per cent of married women) has gone through complexities getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. This calls for a timely intervention and awareness amongst the patients to when to consider medical intrusion and opt for an IVF procedure.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Road trips, outdoor time linked to happiness: Survey
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANSlife) Social distancing norms is the ''new normal" and it has the world spending more time indoors than ever, but a new survey revealed that 94 per cent of people report they are happier and healthier when they spend time outdoors.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Singaporean PM calls for resilience in face of economic downturn
Singapore, Aug 9 (IANS) Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday called for resilience in the face of severe economic downturn on the 55th National Day.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
2022 CWG organisers begin search for training camp hosts
London, Aug 9 (IANS) 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games organisers have started searching for locations for competing nations to set up their training camps as part of the build-up to the event.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
A virtual tour dedicated to 150 years of Abanindranath Tagore
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANSlife) A founding artist of the Bengal school of art, Abanindranath Tagore (1871-1951) has had a profound impact on modern Indian art as we know it today. A virtual tour of his artworks, dedicated to his 150th birth anniversary is currently live on the website of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA).
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Unique police cafe opens in Muzaffarnagar
Muzaffarnagar (UP), Aug 9 (IANS) After setting up a washing line for police personnel in April this year, Muzaffarnagar SSP Abhishek Yadav has now opened a 'police cafe' in the district.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Delhi Police focusing on missing minors; traces 537 in 2 months
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With Delhi Police now focusing its efforts to trace and rescue missing children in the wake of involvement of hundreds of juveniles in recent crime incidents in the capital, 537 minors have been recovered in the last two months.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Assisted living homes: Why they matter for elderly care?
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANSlife) Shrinking family sizes, lack of awareness about age-related conditions and availability of specialised care homes for the elderly are some of the reasons why families in India are opting to go for assisted living for their senior members.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Robert Pattinson's sneaky 'Batman' audition story
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson said he lied to filmmaker Christopher Nolan to make it to the screen test for superhero film, The Batman.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Wouldn't call it financial crisis: Ganguly on Vivo's exit
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly stated that Vivo's exit as title sponsor for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) shouldn't be seen as financial crisis.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Dravid was a difficult and determined batsman: Akhtar
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan fast-bowler Shoaib Akhtar said that Indian batting great Rahul Dravid was a difficult proposition for him to bowl. Akhtar said that Dravid's determination and ability meant that the latter could play him pretty easily.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
The Beauty of Bandhani
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANSlife) A vibrant, colourful and exuberant fashion trend seems to have emerged in these uncertain times; the confinement of Covid-19 has seen the resurgence of tie and dye. Judging by social media feeds in the last few months you have either baked banana bread or tie-dyed t-shirts.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Kohli, Azam play in straight lines like Tendulkar did: Bishop
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Former West Indies fast-bowler Ian Bishop said that the way Pakistan's Babar Azam and India captain Virat Kohli play in straight lines, reminds him of batting great Sachin Tendulkar.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Don't let the pandemic get in the way of redecorating your home
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANSlife) After coping with the sudden disruption caused by the lockdown, families across India are now settling down to make the best of their lockdown situation. In the initial few weeks of the lockdown in April, there was anxiety-led buying as users scrambled to stock home necessities and personal protection supplies.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Mukhtar Ansari's aide, accomplice shot dead by STF in Lucknow
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) A dreaded shooter, said to be a close aide of mafia don turned politician Mukhtar Ansari, was gunned down along with an accomplice by a team of Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on the outskirts of Lucknow on Sunday morning.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sustainability is all about developing consciousness: Dia Mirza
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Dia Mirza says sustainability is all about "developing a consciousness". It is nothing but a reminder to everyone that all life is connected, she adds.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Hamilton fears tyres could explode again at Silverstone
Silverstone, Aug 9 (IANS) Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton urged for more tyre management ahead of 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone as he fears his tyres could explode again if he pushes them at the iconic circuit.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
'Troops in Afghanistan to be reduced below 5,000 in months'
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper confirmed that US troops in Afghanistan would be reduced to less than 5,000 by the end of November.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United States,Politics
Rajnath promised a bang, but ended with whimper: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) After Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced an import embargo on 101 defence items, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram took a dig at him on Sunday and called his announcement a "whimper".
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's new PM
Colombo, Aug 9 (IANS) Leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party Mahinda Rajapaksa took oath as the nation's new prime minister on Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in the recently concluded parliamentary election.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
PM launches Rs 1 lakh cr Agriculture Infrastructure Fund
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the financing facility under the Agricuture Infrastructure Fund worth Rs 1 lakh crore.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Lili Reinhart on her decision to come out as bisexual
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Lili Reinhart said she was attracted to women from a young age, and people close to her knew her truth all along.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
B'desh FM seeks help to find fugitive killers of Mujib
Dhaka, Aug 9 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen has appealed to all Bangladeshis, including expatriates, to help in the search for the remaining fugitive killers of the nation's founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Bangladesh,International
OMCs hold fuel prices, diesel price same for 9th day
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMCs) continued to keep automobile fuel prices unchanged on Sunday, with diesel prices across the four metros remaining untouched for the ninth day in a row.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India bans import of 101 defence items to boost indigenisation
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) To make the Indian defence industry self-reliant and boost indigenisation, the Ministry of Defence banned the import of 101 items on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Every citizen must fight the Covid war: Experts
Bengaluru, Aug 9 (IANS) With the government easing more restrictions under Unlock3.0 to further revive the economy since August 1, the war against the Coronavirus pandemic has to be fought by each and every citizen across the country, according to health experts, including epidemiologists.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
13 more Covid deaths, 1,734 new cases in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) As many as 1,734 new coronavirus cases were reported along with 13 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours in Odisha, taking its case tally to 45,927 and death toll due to the disease to 272, the Health Department said on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
World leaders to hold aid summit for Beirut
Beirut, Aug 9 (IANS) International leaders will hold talks on Sunday to raise aid for Beirut, five days after the massive explosion which devastated the Lebanese capital.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
ED grills Rhea's brother; both to be quizzed again on Monday
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Continuing its probe in the Sushant Singh Rajput case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has grilled Showik Chakraborty, brother of actress Rhea Chakraborty, for the second time in connection with their financial transactions.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Human sperm swims in entirely different way than earlier thought
London, Aug 9 (IANS) In a breakthrough for fertility science, scientists have shattered the universally accepted view of how sperm 'swim'.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Captain missed a trick: Akram on Pakistan's defeat in Manchester
Manchester, Aug 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels current skipper Azhar Ali missed a trick during the team's defeat in the first Test of the series against England at Old Trafford in Manchester.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'1806 not 1857? History of Indian freedom struggle should be rewritten'
Agra, Aug 9 (IANS) Unfazed by the possibility that her assertions could open up a Pandora's Box of controversies and trigger a north-versus-south India debate, historian S. Chandni Bi says there is need for a thorough review and rewriting of history of pre-independence India, objectively assessing the role of each region and community.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Microsoft set to leverage cloud dominance in console war with Sony
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With foraying into Cloud-based gaming, Microsoft is racing ahead against its rivals, especially Sony, when it comes to console war.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mahesh Babu gets 'super' special b'day wishes from wife, daughter
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu, who turned a year older on Sunday, has received an adorable birthday wish from his wife Namrata Shirodkar.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Andhra fire: Centre assures help to state govt
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Centre on Sunday assured the Andhra Pradesh government of all possible support in the wake of a fire at a COVID-19 treatment facility in Vijayawada that killed seven people.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MP: Congress MLA in trouble for 'morphing' PM's photo
Indore, Aug 9 (IANS) Jitu Patwari, Congress MLA and president of the Madhya Pradesh Congress media cell, may find himself in trouble for allegedly tampering with a photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
No word on meeting with IPL GC, happy that govt approval has come: Franchise
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises are yet to hear from the Governing Council when it comes to the date for a formal meeting between the two with an eye on the 13th edition of the league. But the teams are happy to have been informed that government approval has come in and the teams are looking to finish off all logistical decision-making as they gear up to hit UAE around the last week of August.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Nokia 5310 (2020): Nostalgia is back for die-hard fans
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) HMD Global-owned Nokia brand has brought back the nostalgia-filled feature phone 'Nokia 5310' in a new avatar for its Indian fans.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Chhetri all praise for Messi after wonder goal against Napoli
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India captain Sunil Chhetri was all praise for Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi after the Argentine turned it on once again in the UEFA Champions League to help his side stroll past Napoli in their Round of 16 fixture.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Rs 4,000cr fabless seed fund needed for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat': IESA
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Setting up a Rs 4,000 crore fabless seed fund with the goal of creating and supporting 100 successful fabless companies in the next five years is needed to make the country self-reliant on semiconductor chip products, industry body India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India may be moving away from Covid-19 exponential rise: Niti Aayog member (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Currently, India is experiencing the worst phase in its fight against Covid-19 with a total of 64,399 new coronavirus cases getting reported in the last 24 hours, taking the overall caseload to 21,53,011, while the death toll mounting to 43,379 with 861 fresh fatalities.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India may be moving away from Covid-19 exponential rise: Niti Aayog member
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Currently, India is experiencing the worst phase in its fight against Covid-19 with a total of 64,399 new coronavirus cases getting reported in the last 24 hours, taking the overall caseload to 21,53,011, while the death toll mounting to 43,379 with 861 fresh fatalities.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Ishq Mein Marjawan 2' newcomer Manasvi Vashist: Nothing is easy
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Manasvi Vashist quit a corporate career to take up acting, which is something he always wanted to do.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Musk's Boring Company gets nod to expand Las Vegas Loop tunnels
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) Elon Musks Boring Company has received approval to begin expanding its electric transport system using Tesla vehicles in Las Vegas in the US.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ask for 4 weeks' time to reply to Sports Ministry's questions: IOA to NSFs
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) suggested that National Sports Federations (NSF) ask for four more weeks' time to reply to a questionnaire that they have been asked to fill by the Sports Ministry.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
iPhone 12 series may support China's BeiDou navigation system
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) New Apple iPhones may support China-based BeiDou navigation system in the global market, a new report has claimed.
2020-08-09
Category: International, China,Technology
India records 64K+ cases in 1 day, tally now at 21,53,011
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India, the third-worst COVID-hit country globally, recorded a single-day spike of 64,399 coronavirus cases, pushing its total tally to 21,53,011.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Experts call for vitamins, minerals rich diet to fight against Covid-19
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) During a session held at the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the health experts stressed the need for inclusion of vitamins and minerals in daily diet to build immunity for the battle against the COVID-19.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
UP MLA, wife, son booked for grabbing house, threats
Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 9 (IANS) Gyanpur MLA Vijay Mishra, his wife Ramlali Mishra, and their son Vishnu Mishra have been booked by the district police on charges of grabbing property and intimidation on his relative's complaint.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Twitter had talks about a 'combination' with TikTok: Report
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) Twitter discussed a "potential combination" with China-based TikTok, currently facing immense political heat in the US, a new report has claimed.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Two brick laying ceremonies for Ram: Which one was kosher? (Comment)
It reflects on the civilizational power of Lord Rama in this ancient land that independent India's five Prime Ministers involved themselves in the affairs of his birthplace at Ayodhya. Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi, P.V. Narasimha Rao, Narendra Modi and, tangentially, V.P. Singh in between.
2020-08-09
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Father held for thrashing minor son
Agra, Aug 9 (IANS) A father has been arrested for beating his 11-year-old son after tying him upside down.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Here's why 'Justice for Sushant' will benefit BJP in Bihar polls
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput had a caste and that is all that matters in the current socio-political milieu of Bihar where, in spite of being just 4 per cent of the total population, Rajputs are a dominant and influential community that can swing elections and the deceased actor belonged to that very community.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid complications on the crime front (Column: Spy's Eye)
The impact of corona pandemic on the economies of the world is predictably harsh because of the disruption of supply chains, shrinkage of demand in several sectors and a drastic cut in jobs and India too is affected in a major way. It goes to the credit of Prime Minister Modi that India used the National Disaster Management Act in a prudent, calibrated and bold manner to limit the devastation of life that Covid could have caused in this country -- through an effective spell of lockdowns followed by phased Unlock relaxations in which states were given a primary say about fixing their limits.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Apps that Facebook copied before taking on TikTok with Reels
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has always believed in a simple formula: If you want to beat your rivals, either acquire them or copy them in such a way that they never recover from it.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Andrea Pirlo announced as new Juventus head coach
Turin, Aug 9 (IANS) Italian midfield great Andrea Pirlo has been announced as the new head coach of Serie A champions Juventus. Pirlo will replace Maurizio Sarri in the role, who was sacked after the Champions League exit and the 41-year-old former World Cup winner was announced as his successor.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Sufi music has the power to heal: Harshdeep Kaur
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) "Sufi music has a peculiar magic to it. It metamorphoses one to a distant world, and the lyrics tend to touch the heart in the most peculiar way. Most importantly, it has the power to heal," says singer Harshdeep Kaur.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vaani Kapoor: Fear is the biggest roadblock
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Vaani Kapoor says she is working at busting fear.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dual-class shares: Essential for Atmanirbhar Bharat (Column: Behind Infra Lines)
As India debates the tools and mechanisms to drive the next phase of growth, attention towards mechanisms in the capital markets that can help provide wings to India's objective is essential. While a variety of measures have been assessed, one that specifically deserves attention is the need for India to create dual-class shares. Simply stated, Indian companies in India must be able to separate ownership and control. To unlock growth opportunities, allow companies to grow faster and assist businesses to make value-creating capital structure decisions, there could not be a better time than now for India to create dual-class shares.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Opinion/Commentary
7 die in Andhra Covid care centre fire (Ld)
Vijayawada, Aug 9 (IANS) In a shocking incident, seven persons were killed in a fire that broke out at a paid Covid Care Centre run from a hotel by a private hospital here early Sunday morning, officials said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Counter-attacking was the way to go on that surface: Woakes
Manchester, Aug 9 (IANS) Chris Woakes stormed back to form with the bat as he hit a match-winning 84 not out for England against Pakistan in the first Test at Old Trafford. With England 117/5 chasing a target of 277, Woakes joined Jos Buttler in the middle and changed the tide of the game by taking the attack to the charging Pakistan outfit.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Woakes-Buttler stand comparable to Stokes' Headingley heroics, says Azhar
Manchester, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistan captain Azhar Ali felt that Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler's partnership against them in England's thrilling three-wicket in the first Test between the two sides at Old Trafford was comparable to Ben Stokes' famous match-winning century in the third Ashes Test at Headingley last year.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
44 PAC Constables test corona positive in UP district
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 9 (IANS) Forty-four Constables who attended a passing- out parade on July 30 at the Reserve Police Lines in Pratapgarh district have now tested positive for coronavirus, an official said on Sunday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Lawyer found hanging from tree in UP district
Sant Kabir Nagar (UP), Aug 9 (IANS) The body of a 55-year-old lawyer was found hanging from a mango tree near a village in Sant Kabir Nagar district on Saturday.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Diminishing relevance of film censorship (Column: B-Town)
There is a curious situation vis a vis the Censor Board of Film Certification! How relevant is its existence now? The Board, which was the pawn of the ruling regimes and which made or marred a film's prospects at the box office.
2020-08-09
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Over 50 scribes get anti-India audio messages
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) A case has been registered against unnamed persons after about 50 scribes in the state capital received audio messages regarding protests against the construction of Ram temple on Independence Day and demand for a separate nation for Muslims.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bikru accused makes a dramatic surrender
Kanpur, Aug 9 (IANS) In a dramatic incident, one of the accused in the Bikru massacre where eight policemen had been killed on July 3, appeared at the Chaubeypur police station on Saturday, wearing a placard around his neck.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP activist injured in militant firing in J&K's Badgam
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activist was injured on Sunday when militants fired at him in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Shruti Haasan on working with family in a film
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan says that working with her family in a film will not necessarily make it a great film.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bangamata's decision at a crucial phase changed the history: Hasina
Dhaka, Aug 9 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said a correct decision by her mother -- Bangamata Fazilatunnesa Mujib, at a crucial period changed the country's political history.
2020-08-09
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
3 dead in fire at hotel turned Covid care centre in Andhra
Vijayawada, Aug 9 (IANS) At least three persons were killed on Sunday in a fire that broke out at a hotel turned Covid-19 care centre here, officials said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Encounter underway in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday morning, officials said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pak again resorts to unprovoked ceasefire violation on LoC
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) Continuing its series of unprovoked ceasefire violations on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan used small arms and mortars on Sunday to target Indian positions in Poonch district, officials said.
2020-08-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Jerry O'Connell's family time with wife Rebecca Romijn, kids
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor Jerry OConnell is having a fun time with family.
2020-08-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood