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Parts of Delhi's Pillanji Village added to containment zone
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The South-East district administration on Tuesday sealed a part of the Pillanji Village in Kotla Mubarakpur here after Covid-19 cases were reported from the area.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
608 flights ferry over 41k passengers on Tuesday (Roundup)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A day after India resumed domestic flight services, a total of 608 aircraft ferrying 41,673 passengers were operated till 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Did Muraleedharan attend Kerala meeting on Covid? Left, BJP differ
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (IANS) Confusion persisted on if whether the sole Union Minister from Kerala, V. Muraleedharan, attended a meeting on Covid-19 called by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, through video conference, on Tuesday morning, as the former said he did not take part, while the latter said he was present.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
K'taka to harness TV for education, writes to Centre
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) Amid uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, which has disrupted school education in Karnataka, the state government is seeking the help of the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to televise classes, a state minister said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Karnataka Police to induct 50 dogs at Rs 2.5 crore
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) As many as 50 dogs will be inducted into the police dog squad in Karnataka at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore to strengthen the force, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security
'Phir tera time aayega': Celebs unite for a lockdown song
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Veteran singer Hariharan, along with various other artistes, have teamed up to release an anthem, "Phir tera time aayega" to uplift the spirit of people in the time of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Row as returned Kerala diaspora now asked to pay for quarantine
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday sparked off a row as he announced that with the number of Covid-19 cases witnessing an upswing with arrival of Keralaites from abroad, they will now have to pay for the quarantine.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Politics
With 1 Covid case, Noida admin to seal just the tower, not entire society
Noida, May 26 (IANS) The Gautam Buddha Nagar administration has come up with a renewed containment plan in the urban areas of the district, concentrating on containment of an area instead of sealing an entire multi-storey society or the entire sector.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Vizag gas leak: SC allows LG Polymer's 30 employees to maintain safety
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed 30 employees of LG Polymers India Ltd to supervise "round-the-clock safety measures" at its sealed plant in Visakhapatnam, where a gas leak early this month killed 12 people.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Virat Kohli takes a shot at 180 degree landings
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli is known to be a fitness freak and he has now posted a video of him doing 180 degree landings as part of his workout routine.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BJP states concealing Covid-19 data, says Maha Congress
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) In a blistering counter-attack, the Congress' Maharashtra unit on Tuesday alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states like Gujarat are suppressing Covid-19 data and indulging in politics during the ongoing pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Amid Covid-19, AP procures record quantities of agri-produce
Amaravati, May 26 (IANS) Despite the Covid-19 outbreak and the restrictions brought about by the nationwide lockdown since March 24, the Andhra Pradesh government has managed to procure record quantities of agricultural produce and help farmers of the state cope with the economic uncertainty.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
33 people including 12 cops test positive in 24 hours
Gurugram, May 26 (IANS) With 33 more people including 12 cops tested positive of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the COVID-19 tally in Guguram touched 317.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Gujarat Covid toll 915; positive case count 14,829
Gandhinagar, May 26 (IANS) Gujarat's Covid-19 death toll reached 915 on Tuesday as 27 more people succumbed to the dreaded virus. With 361 new cases reported on Tuesday, the state's count of corona positive cases climbed to 14,829.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
No letup in coronavirus cases in Telangana
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) There was no letup in new Covid-19 cases in Telangana on Tuesday as four more foreign evacuees and 12 migrants were among 71 people tested positive.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Modi greets leaders of Qatar, Egypt on Eid
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke on the phone with Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the state of Qatar and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, and conveyed greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Maha records staggering 97 Covid-19 deaths (Roundup)
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Maharashtra on Tuesday notched a record 97 deaths, up by 21 over the previous high of 76 fatalities recorded last Tuesday (May 19), health officials said here.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Amid privacy concerns, Centre makes Aarogya Setu app open source
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) In a bid to allay the privacy concerns regarding the Aarogya Setu app, the Centre on Tuesday announced it was making the mobile application open source, allowing researchers, experts and developers to understand how it works and the personal data processed through it.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Will play any tournament in which KKR is carrying a team: Narine
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) West Indies spinner Sunil Narine said that he would be willing to play for any team in the world that is owned by Kolkata Knight Riders. Narine has been playing for KKR since 2012 and has represented the Trinbago Knight Riders, a team that plays in the Carribean Premier League and is owned by KKR's parent company.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Passenger on IndiGo's Chennai-Coimbatore flight tests Covid positive
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Airline major IndiGo said a passenger, who travelled on its Chennai to Coimbatore flight on Monday, has tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
COVID-19 quarantine: Centre cracks whip on hotels refusing refunds
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Centre cracked the whip on Tuesday after learning that many hotels used for quarantine facilities that have taken an advance of 14 days' stay are refusing to refund the remainder to international passengers who are now free to go home after just spending seven days in institutional quarantine, after the government came up with new rules.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Home-bound natives cause rapid rise in corona cases in N-E (Ld)
Guwahati/Kohima, May 26 (IANS) The return of hundreds of home-bound people from southern and western India to the North-East has led to a rise in COVID-19 positive cases in the region, especially in Assam, where 102 fresh corona patients were reported in the past 24 hours, taking the total count to 616 on Tuesday night, ministers and officials said.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Maha govt failed to arrange passengers: Goyal
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Union Commerce and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday once again targeted the Maharashtra government, alleging that they failed to make arrangements for passengers to travel to railways stations which resulted in less trains carrying migrants.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC declines to entertain plea to link Aadhaar, social media accounts
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking to link Aadhaar with social media accounts as a measure to curb fake accounts.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
Delhi riots: Court extends Safoora Zargar's custody till June 25
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of two Jamia Millia Islamia students, Safoora Zargar and Meeran Haider, by one month.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Audi Formula E suspend Danier Abt for cheating in esport event
Berlin, May 26 (IANS) The Audi Formula E Team suspended Daniel Abt for cheating in a charity esports event. Abt was disqualified from the online race and fined 10,000 Euros after it was found that he had used a professional gamer to race under his name.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Other Sports
World TeamTennis plans to allow up to 500 fans to its matches
New York, May 26 (IANS) World TeamTennis said on Tuesday that it plans to allow up to 500 spectators at each of its outdoor matches during the season which is from July 12 to August 2 at a resort in West Virginia.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
IOA President directs senior VP to take over all legal cases
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra on Tuesday directed Senior Vice President R.K. Anand to take over all legal cases of the IOA as the Chairman of the Legal Committee.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Fight Covid, do not destabilise Oppn govt, Congress tells PM
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Amid political speculation in Maharashtra, the Congress on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Modi to fight the corona pandemic, and not the opposition, alleging that the BJP is trying to destabilise the opposition government in that state.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After 'Photo' in 'Luka Chuppi', Karan Sehmbi and Nirmaan out with new single
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Singer Karan Sehmbi and lyricist Nirmaan are back together with a new song, after delivering the hit number "Photo" in the 2019 film, "Luka Chuppi".
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
If it happens this year, it will be the best IPL ever: Aaron
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals speedster Varun Aaron feels if the Indian Premier league (IPL) sees the light of the day this year, it will be the best edition of the cash-rich extravaganza.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Chris Evans opens up on his struggle with anxiety
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Actor Chris Evans says there was a time when he was contemplating about quitting acting, after suffering from a series of horrific anxiety and panic attacks. He added that he almost turned down the role of superhero Captain America.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
JioMart getting ready for kirana onboarding
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) JioMart now offers delivery in nearly 200 locations across the country and is democratising modern retail of essentials by reaching several
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
China downplays evacuation operation, says border tension 'media speculation'
Beijing 26 May (IANS) China on Tuesday downplayed the much-publicised evacuation of its citizens from India in the backdrop of the border tension between both the countries.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Asia,China,Diplomacy,Politics
Delhi govt orders 28 ventilators, 435 oxygen concentrators (Ld)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) As the national capital gears up to deal with the increasing number of coronavirus cases, the Delhi Health Department has ordered 30,000 PPE kits, 3.5 lakh N-95 masks, 28 ventilators and 435 oxygen concentrators.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Shraddha Kapoor lauds Rajasthan villagers for helping animals
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Kapoor is an advocate for the safety and protection of animals. She is impressed by the efforts of some villagers in Rajasthan who have been doing their bit to help animals.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC seeks Centre's response on plea against restrictions on movement in NCR
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the Centre's response on a plea highlighting restrictions, due to sealing of borders, on movement for permissible activities in the national capital region (NCR) amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Equity indices reverse all gains to end in red
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The domestic stock market gave up all its gains on Tuesday to end in negative territory.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
608 flights ferry over 41k passengers today (Ld)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A day after India resumed domestic flights, a total of 608 services ferrying 41,673 passengers were operated till 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ashwiny Iyer and Nitesh Tiwari among big filmmakers headed to OTT platform
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Several critically-acclaimed directors including Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Nitesh Tiwari, Nikkhil Advani, and Tigmanshu Dhulia, will soon be creating varied content for a streaming platform.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
J.K. Rowling's 'The Ickabog' bedtime stories released online
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Breaking new ground, J.K. Rowling, the creator of the immensely popular Harry Potter series, on Tuesday launched the online serialisation of a new 34-part series, 'The Ickabog', aimed primarily at 7-9-year-olds as bedtime stories but which will appeal to readers of all ages.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Sanitizers manufactured by anonymous firms being sold in Delhi
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Hand sanitizers manufactured by anonymous companies are being sold at almost all shops at Bhagirath Palace, the biggest medicine market in the national capital, where drug dealers from neighbouring Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan come to buy medicines, masks and sanitizers.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
PM chairs high-level meeting over Ladakh situation
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a meeting with the country's top defence and foreign affairs officials and the National Security Advisor (NSA) over the prevailing situation at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Ajay Devgn's 'Des mere' song gets special edition
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) "Des mere des", sung by Sukhwinder Singh and AR Rahman for the 2002 Ajay Devgn-starrer "The Legend Of Bhagat Singh", has got a special edition. The aim of the song is to lift spirits of people and instil a sense of pride for "corona warriors".
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Andhra HC issues notice to 49 including MP for contemptuous remarks
Amaravati, May 26 (IANS) Taking a serious note of the contemptuous remarks made against it on social media, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday ordered notice to 49 people including a Member of Parliament and a former Member of Legislative Assembly.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sachin-Jigar give a push to Gujarati indie music
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Music Composer duo Sachin-Jigar, known for their work in Bollywood films like "ABCD", "Go Goa Gone", "Badlapur" and "Stree", are working towards bringing more quality to Gujarati independent music.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Post COVID-19 economic reforms in Goa in 2 months: CM
Panaji, May 26 (IANS) The Goa government will take steps to introduce economic reforms to revive the state's industry and businesses within two months, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Youngsters to acquire qualifications to mitigate Covid uncertainty
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Young people, facing insecurity in their careers due to job losses around Covid-19 or facing uncertainty about the future, are likely to enhance their qualifications during this period.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Domestic returnees continue to inflate K'taka Covid tally (2nd Ld)
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) Returnees from domestic travel to three Indian states led to a spike in COVID-19 cases in Karnataka with 101 new infections, raising the state's tally to 2,283, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Haryana CM stresses water conservation, crop diversification
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the state was making policies to save water and had sought farmers' suggestions and feedbacks.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Yami Gautam recalls having long hair 'once upon a time'
Taking to Instagram, the actress posted a throwback pictureback from the time when she used to have long hair.
2020-05-26
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
3 killed, 2.50 lakh affected in floods, landslides in NE states
Guwahati/Itanagar, May 26 (IANS) At least three people died and over 2,50,000 people of over 350 villages were affected due to floods and landslides in three northeastern states - Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'Coronavirus': Ram Gopal Varma releases trailer of his latest
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Ram Gopal Varma has released the trailer of his upcoming Telugu production titled "Coronavirus", which deals with the pandemic and the lockdown as its subject.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
91 more test positive as J&K COVID-19 tally jumps to 1,759
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Another 91 people tested positive in Jammu & Kashmir on Tuesday as the total number of COVID-19 patients jumped to 1,759 in the Union Territory.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Need time to gel again, but players are mentally ready: Solskjaer
Manchester, May 26 (IANS) English Premier League giants Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said his players are mentally ready and look good physically after resumption of training.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Facebook renames digital wallet for Libra crypto as Novi
San Francisco, May 26 (IANS) Facebook on Tuesday said that it has changed the name and brand of its digital wallet designed for Libra cryptocurrency project -- from Calibra to Novi.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Kalki Koechlin sings 'La Vie En Rose' for daughter Sappho
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin has shared an Instagram video where she croons the classic "La Vie En Rose" for her daughter Sappho. She renders her interpretation of the popular Edith Piaf song on a ukulele.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dravid toughest batsman I've ever bowled to: Aaron
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Batting great Rahul Dravid is the toughest batsman Varun Aaron has bowled to, the Rajasthan Royals pacer has revealed.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
RSS labour wing to approach opposition MPs against labour law reforms
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) If you thought the RSS labour wing's war with various state governments including BJP-ruled Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, over labour law reforms is over, think again.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fadnavis denies any plans to topple Maharashtra government
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Apparently affording a breather to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi, Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday categorically denied any plans of his Bharatiya Janata Party to topple the six-month old Maharashtra government led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Six lanes in Delhi's Narela sealed after Covid cases emerge
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The District Magistrate of the North district in the national capital on Tuesday directed to seal Gali No. 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5A and 5B in Swatantra Nagar, after six positive Covid-19 cases were detected in the area.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Containment scaled down in Mehrauli where 2 had tested positive
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) About a month after several lanes in Mehrauli were sealed as two persons involved in food distribution among the needy had tested positive for coronavirus, the district administration on Tuesday directed scaling down of containment process in the area.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Spirituality linked to higher quality of life for stroke survivors
London, May 26 (IANS) Higher spirituality among stroke survivors was strongly linked to a better quality of life for them and their caregivers who may also feel depressed, say researchers.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
SC seeks response from 4 states on Sharjeel's plea
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur on a plea by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) research scholar and anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam seeking clubbing of multiple FIRs on sedition charges against him.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Sobhita Dhulipala is taking 'baby steps' in yoga
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actress Sobhita Dhulipala is taking baby steps acing yoga positions amid lockdown.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid Recession: India's GDP likely to contract 5% in FY21: Crisil
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India is likely to suffer from its fourth recession in the last 69 years, as the country's GDP is likely to contract by 5 per cent in FY21, credit rating agency Crisil said in a report on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Crime Patrol' actress Preksha Mehta commits suicide
Indore, May 26 (IANS) "Crime Patrol" actress Preksha Mehta has committed suicide. She was 25.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Pangolin to undergo Covid-19 test in Odisha
Bhubaneawar, May 26 (IANS) The wildlife wing of Odisha has decided to conduct Covid-19 test of a pangolin, which was rescued from a quarantine facility in Athagarh area in Cuttack district, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Arrest of UP Cong chief undemocratic: Priyanka Gandhi
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Amid the political slugfest over migrant workers and arrest of UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, here on Tuesday, termed his arrest undemocratic and violation of humanitarian principle, and demanded that he be released immediately.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Why health literacy is important for heart failure patients
New York, May 26 (IANS) Patients with heart failure who experience low health literacy are at an increased risk of hospitalisation and mortality, according to a new study.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Judiciary, govt failed migrant workers: Cong
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The judiciary and the government had failed labourers, said the Congress, here on Tuesday, after the Supreme Court took suo motu cognizance of miseries of migrant workers, stranded across the country due to the lockdown announced to contain Covid-19 spread.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IOA recognises rowing federation's February elections
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has recognised the Rowing Federation of India's (RFI) election held in February 2020 in what could be a major step in the latter's push for regaining recognition from the Sports Ministry.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Akshay Kumar has virtual meeting with upcoming film's crew at 5:46 am
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) An early riser, Akshay Kumar attended a virtual meeting with the team of his upcoming spy drama "Bell Bottom" at 5:46 a.m.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TN logs 646 new coronavirus cases, 9 more deaths
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) As many as 646 persons tested positive for coronavirus over the past 24 hours while nine Covid-19 patients lost their lives in Tamil Nadu, the Health Department said.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Warner continues to bedazzle fans with social media antics
Melbourne, May 26 (IANS) David Warner is unstoppable when he gets going. One of the world's most destructive batters, the Australian opener can take any bowling attack to the cleaners on his day.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
14 years on, Kajol recalls 'Fanaa' memories
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The Aamir Khan-Kajol blockbuster "Fanaa" was released 14 years ago on this date.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tendulkar greatest batsman, Kallis was the best complete player: Lee
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee said that Sachin Tendulkar edges Brian Lara in the race for the greatest batsman he has bowled to, but Jacques Kallis was in his opinion the "greatest complete cricketer."
2020-05-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Day 2 of the Test, what if 1 player tests positive: Dravid on bio-bubble
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former India captain Rahul Dravid expressed his concerns with respect to the bio-bubble safety plan put forward by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) recently.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
RIL-REs command 7% premium on Day 4
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) At a time when marquee companies like Bharti Airtel and Kotak Mahindra Bank are selling their equity stakes at 5-6 per cent discount to their market price, RILs RE continues to command a premium over its intrinsic value.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vinay Pathak-starrer 'Chintu Ka Birthday' to release on OTT
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The Vinay Pathak-starrer "Chintu Ka Birthday" is all set to release. The makers have decided to go ahead and launch the modest-budget film on OTT.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
COVID-19: 33 cases in 24 hrs in Gurugram
Gurugram, May 26 (IANS) Cases of coronavirus spurted in Gurugram with 33 new cases appearing in the last 24 hours.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
25 new Covid-19 cases in Punjab, 43 in Haryana
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Twenty-five Covid-19 cases were reported in Punjab on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases to 2,106.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Foreign returnees will have to pay for quarantine: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Kerala is witnessing an upswing with arrival of Keralites from abroad and other states and the state government has decided that all those who come from abroad will have to pay for the quarantine.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Ladakh LG meets Minister, takes up COVID, infra projects
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh R.K. Mathur on Tuesday met Union Minister Jitendra Singh and discussed the COVID situation in the newly formed Union Territory among other issues, including revival of development activity.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AirAsia flight makes emergency landing at Hyderabad Airport
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) An AirAsia India Jaipur-Hyderabad flight with 76 people on board made an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here on Tuesday allegedly due to fuel leak.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Krishna Shroff watches mom Ayesha on screen for first time
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff's sister Krishna Shroff was ecstatic to see their mother Ayesha on screen from the first time.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC on migrant workers' crisis: Steps taken, but there are lapses
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of problems of migrant labourers who were stranded in different parts of the country during the nationwide lockdown to contain Covid-19 outbreak.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Researchers find new sex hormone for better fertility treatments
Toronto, May 26 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a new sex hormone in zebrafish which could lead to developing better fertility treatment options for humans.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Technology
Heatwave intensifies, Churu in Raj sizzles at 50-degree Celsius (Ld)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Heatwave conditions intensified in most parts of the northern states on Tuesday, with Churu in Rajasthan scorching at 50-degree Celsius and the mercury breaching the 47-degree mark in parts of the national capital.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Himachal to start bus services from June 1
Shimla, May 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur on Tuesday said the state government is going to start bus services within the state from June 1.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi govt orders 28 ventilators, 435 oxygen concentrators
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Amid rising coronavirus cases, the Delhi Health Department has placed orders for 30,000 PPE kits, 3.5 lakh N-95 masks, 28 ventilators and 435 oxygen concentrators, according to a statement by the Raj Niwas, here on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka COVID tally spikes as domestic travellers to 3 states return (Ld)
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) Returnees from domestic travel to three Indian states led to a spike in COVID-19 cases in Karnataka with 101 new infections, raising the state's tally to 2,283, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Goa to issue self-generating transit pass for inter-state travel
Panaji, May 26 (IANS) Inter-state travel to Goa may get simpler from Tuesday, with the state government providing for a self-generating transit pass for prospective travellers, instead of the clearance by the office of the respective District Collector which was earlier mandatory.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Mobile wallets Q1 transactions volume drops 4% in India: Report
New Delhi May 26 (IANS) The number of transactions done on mobile wallets in Q1 2020 was 1.08 billion and the value of transactions was Rs 429 billion in India, recording about four per cent drop in volume and about six per cent drop in value over Q1 2019, a report said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Churu sizzles at 50 degree Celsius in Rajasthan
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) A severe heat wave continues to grip Rajasthan with Churu in the state touching 50 degree Celsius on Tuesday, an all-time second highest in the month of May, said Met officials.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tusshar Kapoor completes 19 years in B'wood, thanks all for staying with him
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) It was 19 years ago that actor Tusshar Kapoor made his debut in Hindi films with "Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai". He has thanked all for staying with him through thick and thin.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
OnePlus 8 phones to support Fortnite game at 90 fps
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Chinese smartphone brand OnePlus on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Epic Games where OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro devices will be capable of running Fortnite at 90 frames per second.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
J&K police arrest youth over killings of 2 BSF troopers
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) J&K Police arrested a youth on Tuesday in connection with the killings of two BSF troopers on May 20 in Ganderbal district.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
AIBEA provides Rs 1.11 lakh FD for 'cycling girl' Jyoti Kumari
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Appreciating the efforts of 15-year old Jyoti Kumari who cycled 1,200 km with her injured father, the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has provided her financial assistance of Rs 111,000.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Huawei's order for MediaTek chips up 300% this year
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has reportedly increased orders for MediaTek chips by 300 per cent this year from the previous year.
2020-05-26
Category: International, China,Technology
Maniesh Paul posts a hilarious job application
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor and TV host Maniesh Paul has shared his job application in a hilarious new post on social media.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
IG Kashmir orders smooth movement of doctors after protest
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) Doctors at the SMHS hospital in Srinagar staged a token protest on Tuesday against the alleged police high handedness with their colleagues.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Kirti Kulhari on nature: Not everyone can be an activist but we can all do our bit
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actress Kirti Kulhari has urged everyone to do their bit to preserve nature. She said amid lockdown the air is cleaner, rivers are healthier and noise level is low, and that we should all be ashamed and truly change our ways.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,CIRCULAR STRIKE - THE IMPACT
Tablighi Jamaat "deliberately, willfully" flouted laws: Police tells HC
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Delhi Police told the Delhi High Court on Monday that the Tablighi Jamaat "deliberately, willfully, negligently and malignantly" disobeyed the orders of the government with regard to the lockdown and the social distancing norms amid the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Taapsee's new post defines 'life on a set before COVID attack'
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu shared a still on Instagram from her film "Game Over" and described the post with the words, "life on set before COVID-19 attack".
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Would like the first match to be the Seville derby: LaLiga boss
Madrid, May 26 (IANS) Spanish LaLiga President Javier Tebas is hopeful that the Seville derby between Sevilla and Real Betis would mark the restart of the league after it was stopped in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He also said full group training will start from June 1.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Sara Ali Khan shares glimpse of her India travels
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Amidst lockdown, actress Sara Ali Khan has shared a glimpse of her travels across India.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Acer launches Aspire 7 gaming laptop in India
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Acer India on Tuesday launched a new gaminig laptop Aspire 7 in four new variants, at a starting price of Rs 54,990.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
SC seeks Centre, RBI reply on levying interest charges during moratorium
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre and Reserve Bank of India on a plea challenging the levy of interest on loan during the stipulated moratorium period.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Inexperience of local umpires behind addition of review, says Kumble
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The ICC Cricket Committee apart from suggesting the ban on use of saliva on the ball when cricket resumes, has also suggested the use of an extra review in the DRS. And committee chairman Anil Kumble has now thrown light on the reason behind the suggestion from the committee which has also called for local umpires at a time when the world is coming to grips with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Radhika Madan flies to Delhi as domestic flights resume
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) As domestic flight operations resumed after two months of lockdown, actress Radhika Madan on Tuesday flew from Mumbai to Delhi to be with her family.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Covid recovery rate better from 7.10% to 41.61%: Health Ministry
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said the recovery rate in Covid-19 cases in the country has been constantly improving on a daily basis.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Rajkummar Rao, Prakash Raj join Sir David Attenborough to celebrate India's wildlife
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Rajkummar Rao, Prakash Raj and Rishab Shetty have given voiceovers in different languages for the premiere of the documentary "Wild Karnataka" on June 5, which happens to be World Environment Day.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Punjab brings 10 lakh acres under cotton cultivation
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) The Crop Diversification Programme in Punjab has received a good response with the state nearly accomplishing its goal to bring 12.5 lakh acres under cotton cultivation, up from 9.7 lakh acres in 2019, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Considered retiring due to injury issues: Douglas Costa
Turin, May 26 (IANS) Brazil and Juventus forward Douglas Costa said that he had considered retiring due to his frequent injury troubles and has hired a mental coach to help him deal with the side-effects of his fitness issues.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Delhi to aid Rs 25,000 to Tughlaqabad fire-hit families
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Delhi government will give Rs 25,000 to each family affected in the fire that broke out in slums of the Tughlaqabad area, southeast Delhi, on Monday night.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid to accelerate rebound in small cars, rural market: Maruti (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Even as it re-starts nearly 2,000 dealerships across the country, automobile giant Maruti Suzuki India will go into a high gear to tap the rural market.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2.4 lakh people sent home in 196 trains from Delhi: Sisodia
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said 2,41,169 people have been sent back to their hometowns through 196 special trains from the national capital between May 7 and 25.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Prithviraj Sukumaran: Human body has its limits, not mind
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran says he was at his "weakest" and way below his ideal weight in April, and trained really hard to get back desired physique.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
India's GDP likely to contract 5% in FY 2020-21: Crisil
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that India's GDP growth for the financial year 2020-21 may remain in the negative territory, CRISIL has projected that the country's economy contract by 5 per cent this fiscal, downgrade from its previous estimate of 1.8 per cent growth.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India to continue using HCQ as prophylaxis for COVID: ICMR
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research on Tuesday said it will continue using hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) medicine as prophylaxis for COVID-19 disease.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Guys have been able to run outside in some places: Windies coach Simmons
London, May 26 (IANS) West Indies coach Phil Simmons said that players have been given training programmes to follow at home as restrictions slowly ease off in the Carribean Islands post the lockdown forced by the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jacqueline, Sonam Kapoor among B'wood celebs in 24-hr global COVID relief gala
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Jacqueline Fernandez, Sonam Kapoor and Karan Johar are among many Bollywood celebrities who will join 150 global stars to take part in the 24-hour broadcast, "OneHuManity (OHM) Live", to raise funds for COVID-19 relief work.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Cooperate to transport migrants, Goyal asks Maha govt
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Union Commerce and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday once again urged Maharashtra government to cooperate with railways for operating the Shramik Special trains as out of 145 trains only 13 trains have departed from the state in lack of passengers.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
HP introduces new devices in its personal systems portfolio
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) PC and priter major HP Inc on Tuesday introduced new additions to its Personal Systems portfolio designed to help people stay productive whether they continue working from home or prepare to return to the office.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
AAP MLA Jarwal seeks bail in doctor's suicide case
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal on Tuesday moved a Delhi court seeking bail in connection with a case of alleged suicide of a doctor in the national capital last month.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Afridi's comments create a negative image of Pakistan cricket: Kaneria
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has slammed Shahid Afridi for his anti-India remarks, saying his comments put the country's cricket fraternity in bad light.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
AirAsia flight makes emergency landing at Hyderabad airport
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) An AirAsia India Jaipur-Hyderabad flight with 76 people onboard made an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, here on Tuesday, due to a technical issue.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sajid Nadiadwala's wife Warda sings a tribute number for frontline workers
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Producer Sajid Nadiadwala's wife Warda has recorded a song titled "Yeh zindagi", directed by her elder son Subhan. The song pays tribute to the people who are working to protect India from the COVID-19 pansdemic, and has been created along with the writer-director duo of Farhad Samji.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SC to Centre: Treat with urgency pleas against full wages in lockdown
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday told the Centre that many people are affected and asked it to treat with urgency pleas challenging the March 29 Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) notification asking private companies to pay full wages to workers during the Covid-19 lockdown.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ibrahimovic sustained calf injury, Achilles intact: Milan
Milan, May 26 (IANS) Italian football club A.C. Milan announced that striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic hasn't sustained the initially-feared Achilles injury but confirmed that he did injure his calf muscle during a training session on Monday.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
The big could get bigger in India Inc post Covid-19
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Covid 19 will accelerate a second wave of consolidation in India Inc and the big will get bigger as the unorganised players have been losing market share since demonetisation and GST.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Bharti Telecom sells 2.75% Airtel stake, raises Rs 8,433 cr
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Bharti Telecom has sold 2.75 per cent stake in Bharti Airtel to institutional investors through an accelerated book building process in the secondary market, raising Rs 8,433 crore.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
40 children taken ill after having pani puri in Telangana
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) As many as 40 children were taken ill after eating pani puri in Adilabad town of Telangana on Monday night, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka farmers team up with Flipkart for home delivery of mangoes
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) Karnataka farmers are teaming up with e-commerce major Flipkart for the home delivery of mangoes, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Microsoft Surface Duo to come with advanced stylus support
San Francisco, May 26 (IANS) Microsoft is planning to ship its foldable smartphone Surface Duo this year with advanced stylus integration and features to better match the overall user experience of other Surface devices.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SLC suspends pacer Madushanka for alleged possession of drugs
Colombo, May 26 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket on Tuesday suspended pacer Shehan Madushanka from all forms of cricket after he was found with alleged possession of illegal drugs.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Sanjay Gupta wants rights of Sonu Sood biopic starring Akshay Kumar!
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) "Akshay Kumar to play Sonu Sood in his biopic." The joke has been doing the rounds of social media over nearly a day now. The reference, in good humour, is to Sonu's initiative to send stranded migrant labourers home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, just as in the 2016 film "Airlift", Akshay Kumar had played a character that helps evacuate numerous stranded Indians from Kuwait after Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein invaded that country.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Britannia sends 4.5 lakh biscuit packets for UP migrants
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Britannia has offered 4.5 lakh biscuit packets to UP State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) for free distribution to migrant workers.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
CISF reports 20 new Covid cases in 24 hours; maximum at IGI (Ld)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The CISF on Tuesday reported 20 fresh cases among its personnel in the past 24 hours across the country with 18 of them recently deployed at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
50 per cent facilities restarted in stadiums across Capital
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) 50 percent of sports facilities have been restarted in all stadiums in New Delhi for athletes, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Tuesday. In keeping with its Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for resumption of activities in the facilities, only athletes belonging to disciplines where no body contact is required are allowed to train.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
20% online user in APAC ready to sacrifice privacy for freebies: Study
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) More than one-fifth of online users in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region are still willing to sacrifice their privacy to gain a product or a service for free, a survey by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky revealed on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Shopmatic launches grocery web-stores to help Kirana owners go online
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) International e-commerce firm Shopmatic on Tuesday introduced grocery web-stores that will help local shop owners in India to build their online presence easily without the need for any technical or coding experience.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
10 out of 100 who looted fish farm in Kerala arrested
Alappuzha (Kerala), May 26 (IANS) Ten people, including eight women, out of the 100 people charged for stealing fish from a fish farm at Thuravoor near here have been arrested on Tuesday, police said.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stanza Living announces safety framework amid COVID-19
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Managed accommodation company, Stanza Living on Tuesday has announced a aCOVID-Combat Ready' operating framework for safety of its consumers and employees at its residences across 14 cities.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Protests in TN demanding reopening of temples
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Members of Hindu Munnani held a novel protest demanding the reopening of temples in Tamil Nadu, said an official.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Religion
Virtual summit for healthy, resilient ocean
Geneva, May 26 (IANS) A healthy and resilient ocean can help tackle climate change while providing sustainable food sources and jobs around the world.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Environment/Wildlife
COVID-19: Footballer Indumathi 'plays for the nation' in khaki
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) The nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of novel coronavirus has transformed many otherwise buzzing streets across the country into tranquil expanses.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Urvashi Rautela: 'Bad taste in guys is my talent'
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actress and former beauty queen Urvashi Rautela feels she has "bad taste" in guys.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ensure hospital beds, oxygenation facilities: Delhi LG
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday directed the health department to ramp up medical infrastructure and to ensure availability of beds and oxygenation facilities, keeping in view general trends and probable scenarios.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
China's top virologist warns Covid-19 is just tip of the iceberg
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) A top virologist from China, famous for her work on researching coronavirus in bats, has warned that new viruses being discovered are "actually just the tip of the iceberg". In an interview on Chinese state television, Shi Zhengli, known as the 'Bat Woman' for her research about bats and the viruses associated with them, also called for greater international cooperation in the fight against epidemics such as Covid-19.
2020-05-26
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Political process gathers pace in J&K, advisory council taking shape (IANS Special)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Frenetic political activity has begun in Kashmir Valley and in Delhi with a select set of people who are likely to be appointed to an Advisory Council to helm affairs in the Union Territory being systematically sounded out.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Priyanka Chopra recalls first date with Nick Jonas
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has shared moments from the first date that she had with husband Nick Jonas.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Spain to help Indian students in research on micro-organisms
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Spain will help students from Indian universities with research on micro-organisms which will help in curbing diseases in children and also in developing probiotic processed food which will prove beneficial for children suffering from malnutrition and diarrhoea.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine,Education
Charge sheets filed against 82 foreign attendees of Jamaat event
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Tuesday filed 20 charge sheets in the Saket court here against 82 foreign nationals of 20 different countries in connection with the Tablighi Jamaat case.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
MSI launches next-gen gaming laptops in India
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Taiwam-based hardware manufacturer MSI on Tuesday launched gamer-oriented laptops in India with 10th Gen Intel CoreTM i9 processor and latest GeForce RTX Super series graphics.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ola resumes airport operations across 22 locations in India
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Ride-hailing major Ola on Tuesday said it had resumed its services at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, along with 21 other airports in the country, following recommencement of India's domestic passenger flight services this week.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
SRK, Alia, Anil Kapoor, Hrithik love 'madly talented' Madhuri Dixit's debut single
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Several Bollywood stars took to social media to gush over Madhuri Dixit's just-released debut single "Candle" on Tuesday
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Received death threats after Croatia WC mistake, says Caballero
Buenos Aires, May 26 (IANS) Argentina goalkeeper Willy Caballero has claimed he recieved death threats following his mistake against Croatia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
IIT-M researchers develop engineered magnesium alloy for automobiles
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) on Tuesday said its researchers have developed a high-performance magnesium alloy that can replace steel and aluminium in automobiles.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Technology
Benyamin's 'Body and Blood' out soon
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) "Body and Bloo", the latest novel by multiple award- winning writer Benyamin is all set to be released by HarperCollins soon. Following the lives of men and women caught in a web of criminally orchestrated accidents and medically induced comas, Benyamins newest work is by turns introspective and thrilling ? a meditation on faith and God, that also holds up a mirror to the power and corruption of organised religion.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Number of air passengers, flights set to rise: Minister
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The number of passengers and flights were set to rise as air services to Andhra Pradesh were resumed on Tuesday, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday. "Airports are abuzz & passengers are back in air," Puri tweeted.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Shveta Salve responds to trolls
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actress Shveta Salve is known for posting 'bold' pictures on her Instagram account. There have been times when her posts did not go down well with social media users.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Starc fears loss of competition between bat & ball without use of saliva
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) Banning the usage of saliva to shine the cricket ball might lead to a waning of interest in the sport, Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc has said. The 30-year-old stated that the usage of saliva is important in making the contest even considering the nature of wickets in Australia over the past two years.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
I don't think this year's Ryder Cup will happen: McIlroy
London, May 26 (IANS) World number one Rory McIlroy feels this year's Ryder Cup will be postponed until 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Golf
Banks to face tough time reporting bad loans, restructuring to increase
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Banks and other secured lenders may face a tough time in terms of reporting of non-performing assets in their books and may take to loan restructuring over the next one year as new cases under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) will not be admitted, experts said.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
3 years on, Tendulkar looks back at 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams'
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) "Sachin: A Billion Dreams" released three years ago on this date, and cricket world's Master Blaster recalled how the film was more than a biopic for him.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Swiggy, Zomato start alcohol home delivery in Odisha
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) Foodtech unicorns Swiggy and Zomato on Tuesday announced the start of their alcohol home delivery services in Odisha, less than a week after the launch of similar services in Jharkhand.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vijay lovely character with a beautiful soul: Dhawan
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India opener Shikhar Dhawan has heaped praise on his former Test opening partner Murali Vijay, calling the out-of-favour batsman a lovely character with a beautiful soul.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Returnees cause rapid rise in corona cases in NE
Guwahati/Kohima, May 26 (IANS) The return of thousands of homebound people from southern and western India to the Northeast caused an abrupt rise in COVID-19 positive cases in the region, especially in Assam, where 168 fresh corona patients were reported in 24-hours taking the total count to 595 on Tuesday afternoon, ministers and officials said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Windies players resume training in small groups after COVID-19 hiatus
Barbados, May 26 (IANS) Following the coronavirus-forced hiatus, members of the West Indies Test team have returned to training in small groups at the Kensington Oval.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Barbados,Sports,Cricket
UK PM's approval rating drops by 20 pts after aide scandal
London, May 26 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnsons approval rating has dropped 20 points to -1 per cent after he refused to sack his chief aide, Dominic Cummings for allegedly breaking of coronavirus lockdown rules.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Worried about fire incident in my constituency: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, who is also an MP from Chandni Chowk constituency, expressed his concern over a fire incident in a footwear company in Keshavpuram area of north-west Delhi on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid-19 corollaries on the dairy sector: CRISIL
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Supply chain disruptions in the early weeks of the nationwide lockdown, and bread-and-butter issues for hotels, restaurants and cafes, have materially reduced demand for dairy products.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Johnny Depp completes painting after 14 years amid lockdown
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has finally completed a wine bottle painting that he had started 14 years ago.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
5 states see surge in Covid cases due to easing of curbs: Ministry
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh are witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases for the past three weeks as lockdown rules have been eased and inter-state migration has been allowed.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
445 people died from Aus bushfires smoke: Experts
Canberra, May 26 (IANS) Smoke from Australia's devastating 2019-20 bushfires killed at least 445 people, health experts revealed on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Kevin Hart 'lied' about extent of car crash injuries
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Actor-comedian Kevin Hart says he lied about the extent of his pain following the horrific car accident last year.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
This day, that year: When Ganguly, Dravid scripted ODI history
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former India cricketers Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid are regarded among the finest batsmen ever to play the sport and on this very day 21 years ago, the duo had etched their names in history books forever.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Did not give consent to reconstitution of IOA committees: Secy General
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The feud between the two top officials of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) continued with Secretary General Rajeev Mehta stating that he had not agreed to the reconstitution of various committees and commissions within the association that was announced in a slew of notices issued by President Narinder Batra over the past two weeks.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Tiger Shroff opens up on his fear of heights
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood hunk and action hero Tiger Shroff, who mesmerisies with his near-impossible stunts on screen, is scared of heights!
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK Minister resigns over PM aide's row
London, May 26 (IANS) A UK Minister resigned on Tuesday over Prime Minister Boris Johnson's chief aide, Dominic Cummings' alleged breaking of coronavirus lockdown rules.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
K'taka Covid tally spikes as domestic travellers to 3 states return
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) Returnees from domestic travel to three Indian states led to a spike in COVID-19 cases in Karnataka in the past 19 hours with 100 new infections, raising the state's tally to 2,282, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Rajnath reviews Ladakh situation; road construction to continue
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a meeting with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and three service chiefs on Tuesday and reviewed the ground situation in Ladakh, where Indian and Chinese trops are locked in a face-off.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Italian Paralympic marathon runner Carlo Durante passes away
Rome, May 26 (IANS) Italian Paralympic gold medalist Carlo Durante, a blind marathon runner, has passed away at the age of 73.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Athletics
Central Water Commission sounds flood alert for Assam
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Central Water Commission (CWC) of Jal Shakti Ministry on Tuesday issued a flood alert for the Brahmaputra river in three districts of Assam.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
No one will go hungry: MP community feeding people since March 23
Sagar (Madhya Pradesh), May 26 (IANS) Thousands of people have benefitted from 'Sarokar Yojana launched by authorities in Sagar district in Madhya Pradesh to help people finding it difficult to arrange two square meals a day for their families due to loss of jobs amid the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Tokyo starts new normal after lifting health alert
Tokyo, May 26 (IANS) Tokyo started a new normal way of life on Tuesday after lifting its health alert for the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Coming 15 days to be more challenging in handling COVID-19: Naveen
Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the coming 15 days will be more challenging in handling the COVID-19 situation in the state.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
John Abraham to produce Hindi remake of Malayalam hit 'Ayyappanum Koshiyum'
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood star John Abraham has announced his next project as a producer. The film is a Hindi remake of the Malayalam blockbuster "Ayyappanum Koshiyum".
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lockdown norms 'violated', YSRCP seeks Chandrababu's quarantine
Amaravati, May 26 (IANS) Alleged violation of lockdown rules by former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu while returning from Hyderabad after more than two months, sparked a row with the leaders of ruling YSR Congress Party demanding that he be sent to quarantine.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Iran restaurants, cafes reopen after 2 months
Tehran, May 26 (IANS) Restaurants and cafes reopened in Iran on Tuesday after over two months of closure due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Kohli trolls Harbjahan after spinner shares work-out video
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Banter between cricketers refuse to end and now India skipper Virat Kohli has trolled Harbjahan Singh after the latter shared a video of himself exercising on popular social media platform Instagram.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Congress steps up attack on Yogi Adityanath govt
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) The Congress has stepped up its attack on the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, accusing it of putting out fake statistics regarding coronavirus cases and also spreading communal hatred.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Australian universities hit by COVID-19 pandemic
Canberra, May 26 (IANS) Australia's universities were mulling ways on how to resume face-to-face classes during the COVID-19 crisis, while pressure mounts on international students who remain outside the country due to border shutdown.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Excess of Aldosterone hormone common cause of high BP
New York, May 26 (IANS) In a game-changing study, researchers have discovered that excess aldosterone production is a common and unrecognised cause of high blood pressure.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sony launches new BRAVIA series TVs in India
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Sony India on Tuesday announced the all-new BRAVIA X8000H and X7500H TV series with 4K Ultra HD LED display.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cheap shops, homes, concessions for migrant workers in UP
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that his government would provide cheap shops, homes and other concessions for migrant workers in the state.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
'Suicide Squad' maker David Ayer says director's cut would be cathartic
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) "Suicide Squad" director David Ayer says it would be easy to make a directors cut of his 2016 movie.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nashik man develops tractor-mounted for mass sanitisation
Nashik (Maharashtra) Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) A firm resolve to prevent the coronavirus from entering his village prompted a Nashik man and his two sons to develop an innovative tractor-mounted sanitization sprayer which has drawn huge attention.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
CISF reports 18 new Covid cases in 24 hours from IGI
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Panic gripped IGI Airport on Tuesday with Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) reporting 18 of its personnel deployed there getting infected with coronavirus in the past 24 hours, a day after domestic air travel resumed with certain exemptions from lockdown measures.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
No high fives, ho hugs, as exams begin in Kerala schools
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (IANS) This was a return to schools, which no student in Kerala would have ever imagined, compared to their last day at school, in March.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Health/Medicine
May evolve separate SOP for Maha returnees: Goa CM
Panaji, May 26 (IANS) Goa may formulate a separate standard operating procedure (SOP) for incoming travellers from Maharashtra, because 90 per cent of the state's 48 active COVID-19 cases are imports from the neighbouring state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Global COVID-19 cases top 5.5 mn: Johns Hopkins (Ld)
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases on Tuesday surpassed the 5.5 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 346,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,International
Now Salman's Chulbul Pandey in animated avatar (Ld)
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan's popular film franchise, "Dabangg" is all set to get a run as an animated series.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Afridi feels Harbhajan & Yuvraj are 'majboor' to react against him
Lahore, May 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has once again come out with an outrageous claim, stating that people in India are being oppressed. Recently, Afridi had to face the wrath of many former Indian cricketers like Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir for his anti-India remarks. But that hasn't stopped him.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Badshah: 'Toxic' highlights imperfections of relationships
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Singer and rapper Badshah says he is exploring a new zone with his new single "Toxic", and hopes the audience like it.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
WHO warns of COVID-19 'second peak' as lockdowns ease
Geneva, May 26 (IANS) Countries could see a "second peak" of coronavirus cases during the first wave of the pandemic if lockdown restrictions were lifted too soon, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,International
Young delegates sign 'Delhi Declaration 2020' for environmental conservation
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Young delegates from across the country delivered the first ever 'Delhi Declaration 2020', setting out three key thematic areas and prioritizing twelve issues at national level to be met by 2022 for environmental conservation in India.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Riteish's special b'day post for his father, late Vilasrao Deshmukh
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) On the 75th birth anniversary of late politician Vilasrao Deshmukh, his son Riteish Deshmukh posted a special video on social media.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Locust attack farmlands in UP district
Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), May 26 (IANS) After destroying crops in Rajasthan, a large swarm of locusts has now reached Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
New York Stock Exchange trading floor to reopen
New York, May 26 (IANS) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is set to reopen its trading floor on Tuesday after a two-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
UK non-essential shops to reopen from June 15: PM
London, May 26 (IANS) All non-essential retailers across the UK will be able to reopen from June 15, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced, as part of plans to further ease the COVID-19 lockdown in the country.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Goa returnees: Oppn demands white paper on state's preparedness
Panaji, May 26 (IANS) The opposition in Goa on Tuesday demanded a white paper on the preparedness of the state machinery to handle an expected influx of large number of stuck non-resident Goans and others into the coastal state.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Aamir's daughter Ira 'successfully' drapes a saree
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan successfully draped a saree on herself on the occasion of Eid.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Huawei Watch GT 2e offers best in class features with 2-week battery life
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Huawei launched the Watch GT 2e in India recently with 15 professional workout modes including eight outdoor activities. According to the company, it comes with a battery that can last up to two weeks.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kerala woman's 'killer' snake exhumed for forensic probe
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (IANS) A Kerala Police team investigating a bizarre murder of a housewife using a poisonous cobra snake, exhumed the carcass of the killer reptile on Tuesday and send it for forensic examination.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Biden emerges from quarantine on Memorial Day
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden has made his first public appearance at a Memorial Day event after more than two months in quarantine amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Centre can hive off comm sat operations as INSAT Corporation'
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) If the Indian government wants to bring in private participation in the space sector, then the communication satellite operations of the Indian space agency could be hived off into a separate company - INSAT Corporation, said a senior retired official of the Indian space agency.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity reopens after 3 months
Jerusalem, May 26 (IANS) Bethlehems Church of the Nativity reopened its doors on Tuesday after being closed for almost three months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Religion
Kim, Kanye celebrate six years of marriage
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian dispelled rumours of trouble in her marriage with rapper Kanye West, with a mushy message on their wedding anniversary, sending out the message that they are hoping to be together for "forever".
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka's 'Paatal Lok'
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood actor-turned-producer Anushka Sharma is facing fresh trouble over her web series 'Paatal Lok'.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Ranveer Singh on how the pandemic has impacted him
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood livewire Ranveer Singh has shared how the pandemic has impacted him, saying that he has been going through various phases amid lockdown.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Unknown miscreants burn migrant labourers huts in B'luru
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) Unknown miscreants have set ablaze 30-40 migrant labourers hutments in Bengaluru east, prompting police to take suo motu cognizance, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
REC Ltd ties up with TajSATS to provide meals to frontline healthcare workers
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Power sector financier REC Limited is spearheading the mission to feed the medical staff in key government hospitals as well as poor daily wage labourers across the nation, through collaborative efforts.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rising urbanization likely cause of heavy rainfall in South: Research
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) A team of researchers at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) have discovered a link between heavy rainfall in several parts of south India and a growing urbanisation in the region.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech
Maruti Suzuki introduces safety norms for used car business
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday said it has put in place comprehensive norms to ensure a safe and hygienic car buying experience at its True Value showrooms.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Only supporting, not a key player in Maharashtra: Rahul
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Amid allegations of mishandling the covid crisis in Maharashtra by opposition leaders who even demanded dismissal of the state government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that his party is not a key player in running Maharashtra government.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stray dog lovers under attack: Now pregnant Russian woman in Noida
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The in-fighting among the residents of housing societies over feeding of stray dogs is nowhere near ending, with yet another attack on a pregnant Russian woman again in the national capital region this time in Noida.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Court mulls moving Netanyahu's trial to new location
Jerusalem, May 26 (IANS) Officials were considering moving the corruption trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from the Jerusalem District Court to a different location due to the turmoil caused by having to secure the site for the premier, it was reported.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Smith can be as good as Don Bradman: Brett Lee
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Australia speedster Brett Lee believes compatriot Steve Smith can become as good as legendary Aussie batsman Don Bradman as there have been talks of Smith having numbers just like the Don. Lee made this comparison while talking to former Zimbabwe cricketer Pommie Mbangwa on popular social media platform Instagram.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
COVID-19: 12 more die, Delhi death toll 288, active cases 7,223
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) As many as 412 new coronavirus cases took the Delhi's total tally to 14,465 as well as the death toll to 288 with 12 more casualties in the last 24 hours, the Health Department said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Airtel group ties up with Mastercard for farmers, SMEs
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Airtel Payments Bank (APBL) has partnered with Mastercard to develop customized products catering to customers across the underbanked spectrum including farmers, small and medium enterprises and retail customers.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Minnal Murali' set vandalised, makers initiate legal proceedings
Kerala, May 26 (IANS) The set of an upcoming Malayalam film, "Minnal Murali", has been vandalised and, according to actor Tovino Thomas, the attackers were "a group of racialists". The makers have decided to go ahead with legal proceedings.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Gujarat,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Global mobile phone shipments to decline 14.6% in 2020: Gartner
London, May 26 (IANS) Due to impacts of Covid-19, shipments of total mobile phones are forecast to decline 14.6 per cent in 2020, while smartphone shipments will achieve a slightly slower decline of 13.7 per cent year over year to total 1.3 billion units this year, according to a Gartner forecast on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Technology
Scientists spot 29 new genes behind problem drinking
New York, May 26 (IANS) Scientists have identified 29 new genetic variants linked to problem drinking, tripling the number of known genetic risks associated with alcohol disorders.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
That's my little boy Chahal when he is fielding: Rohit shares fun post
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The humorous side of the Indian cricketers have come to the fore more often than not during this two-month long COVID-19 induced lockdown which is still on in its fourth phase till May 31.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Thousands still flying into Canada despite restrictions
Ottawa, May 26 (IANS) While US and international flights coming into Canada have been significantly curtailed since the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of passengers were still arriving each week at the country's airports despite restrictions, it was reported.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Calling me dramebaaz is Finance Minister's view: Rahul
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that calling him a 'dramebaaz' is Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's view, adding that he made the short documentary of the migrant workers walking to highlight their pain and sufferings.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ronaldo shows off silken skills, scores basket during training
Turin, May 26 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo fans are dying to watch the Portugal superstar in action after a lengthy break due to the COVID-19 pandemic which has brought the world to a standstill.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Tata Trusts brings in CMC, CIHS for Covid critical care training
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Tata Trusts and the Tata group have tied up with Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore and Care Institute of Health Sciences (CIHS) Hyderabad to assist health care professionals augment skills in critical care in the management of Covid-19.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
US university announces furloughs amid pandemic
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The University of Washington Medicine announced that it was moving forward with furloughs for about 4,000 members of its unionized workforce amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Today we're the most valuable edtech organisation in the world: BYJU'S
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) "Today we're the largest edtech company in India and the most valuable edtech organisation in the world", says Mrinal Mohit, Chief Operating Officer, BYJU'S in an interview with IANS.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Indian-American Senate candidate launches medicines campaign
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Indian-American Rik Mehta, the frontrunner to take on Democrat New Jersey Senator Cory Booker this year, recently launched his "Made in America" medicines campaign that will require companies to disclose the country of origin of their prescription drugs, a media report said.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Absolutely absurd, says Rahul on Yogi's remark on states
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Reacting to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's statement that states will have to take his permission if they employ migrant workers from UP, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi said "absolute absurd position".
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vidhu Vinod Chopra responds to open letter that critiques 'Shikara'
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra has given a lengthy reply to an open letter that critiqued his latest film, "Shikara". The letter was penned by Kashmiri media students.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Redmi Earbuds S launched in India
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi on Tuesday launched its wireless earphones the Earbuds S for Rs 1,799 in India.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Music help ease tension in MP quarantine centres
Bhopal, May 26 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh public relations department has made arrangements of music and cultural programmes at the quarantine centres here where people coming from outside the state are being kept to prevent the corona spread.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Salman Khan's 'Dabangg' gets an animated series
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan's popular film franchise, "Dabangg" is now all set to get a run as an animated series.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Advantage to have a skipper like Kohli who wants you to go all in: Gill (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Shubman Gill might be 20 but Indias limited-overs deputy Rohit Sharma has already tagged him the "future". In fact, even skipper Virat Kohli felt he wasnt 10 per cent of what Gill is when he saw him at the nets as a 19-year-old. These are big names in world cricket and when they have such compliments to give, it can add to the pressure of expectations. But not for Gill.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
COVID-19: 48 new cases take Andhra active cases to 759, total 2,719
Amaravati, May 26 (IANS) A total of 48 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours in Andhra Pradesh took its total tally on Tuesday to 2,719. With one death reported from East Godavari district, the death toll in the state touched 57.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
33 migrants injured as Bengaluru-Kolkata bus overturns in Andhra
Visakhapatnam, May 26 (IANS) At least 33 migrant workers were injured when a bus carrying them from Bengaluru to Kolkata met with an accident in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district early Tuesday, police said.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kids may not always grow out of being picky eaters: Study
New York, May 26 (IANS) Parents and caregivers, read this carefully. Researchers have found that not all children grow out of being 'picky eaters' and parents' efforts to change the habit may make it worse.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Furore as Greater Noida society sealed after 3 test positive
Gautam Buddh Nagar, May 26 (IANS) A furore has erupted in Greater Noida West over sealing of Supertech Ecovillage-1 society by the district administration after three residents tested positive for coronavirus on Monday night.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Bournemouth goalkeeper confirms testing positive for coronavirus
London, May 26 (IANS) AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale said he is in a state of shock after testing positive for coronavirus recently. This comes after the Premier League side had confirmed that an unnamed player is one of two new coronavirus positive cases discovered by the latest round of tests.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Zomato begins alcohol home delivery in Odisha
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Foodtech unicorn Zomato on Tuesday announced the start of its alcohol home delivery service in Odisha.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Amitabh Bachchan is in a state of confusion
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan's new post is all about his confusion.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Scorching heat and Agra's water woes, same story every year
Agra, May 26 (IANS) It is the same story this time of the year in Taj city which struggles with water woes as mercury shoots high. Year after year, the scenes are repeated, long queues at hand pumps, women and children waiting for their turn to fill buckets from municipal water tankers.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Politics
Transparency needed on India-China face-off at LAC: Rahul
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Amid reports of a face-off between the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army in eastern Ladakh at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Narendra Modi government must come clean on the situation arising and inform the citizen what is happening at the border.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
2 Galaxy M series phones in India in a week's time, priced below Rs 15k
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) South Korean giant Samsung is set to launch two new smartphones in the affordable Galaxy M series in India over the next few days that would be priced below Rs 15,000.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Indian COVID-19 survivor falls to death in Dubai
Dubai, May 26 (IANS) An Indian expat, who recently recovered from COVID-19, fell to his death from a building in Dubai, police said.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Planned national security law won't harm HK economy: Lam
Hong Kong, May 26 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday reassured residents that Chinas planned national security law will not have negative consequences for the citys economy, pointing out that Western democracies have enacted similar laws without scaring investors away.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Lockdown has failed, what's the strategy to open India: Rahul to Modi
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Describing the nationwide lockdown as a failure, former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the relaxation in the lockdown and asked what was the strategy for opening the country.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lance Armstrong claims stepfather used to beat him with fraternity paddle
New York, May 26 (IANS) Tainted American cyclist Lance Armstrong recently revealed he was beaten up a lot by his stepfather Terry Armstrong during his childhood days.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
'With Covid-19 hitting new peaks every day, travelling a big concern'
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Although air travel has resumed, a majority Indians are skeptical
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Domestic flights resume from Vizag, Vijayawada airports
Visakhapatnam/Vijayawada, May 26 (IANS) Domestic flights resumed from Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada airports in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, a day after Indian skies opened up for domestic passenger services after a gap of two months due to coronavirus-induced lockdown.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
Ghavri defends Team India's trophy drought since 2013
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former fast-bowler Karsan Ghavri has praised Team India for their consistency in multi-national events despite them failing to lift any such trophy since 2013. Ghavri feels people of the country are so used to winning trophies that a semi-final or a final berth just doesn't work with them anymore.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Juvenile held for septuagenarian's murder in UP village
Dankaur (Uttar Pradesh), May 26 (IANS) A juvenile has been held in connection with the murder of a septuagenarian farmer, whose son is a senior officer in the Defence Ministry, police said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Afghan govt releases another 900 Taliban inmates (Ld)
Kabul, May 26 (IANS) The Afghan government on Tuesday released another batch of 900 Taliban inmates in the latest move to further advance the intra-Afghan peace talks with the militant group, a spokesperson for the Office of the National Security Council confirmed.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Glenmark to start trial combining 2 anti-viral drugs on India Covid patients
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Glenmark Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday that it will commence another new Phase 3 clinical trial on a combination of two anti-viral drugs Favipiravir and Umifenovir in hospitalized patients of moderate COVID-19 in India.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
S.Korea's 2nd phase of school reopening set for Wednesday
Seoul, May 26 (IANS) South Korea is on track for its second phase of school reopening on Wednesday, bringing back more than 2 million students to their schools nationwide amid the new coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Why you want to hold varsity exams: Raj Thackeray to Maha Guv
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Given the current situation of COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown for two months, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray on Tuesday raised questions on Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's insistence on holding the final year university exam in the state.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
N.Korean paper warns against imitating foreign films, music
Seoul, May 26 (IANS) North Korea's main newspaper on Tuesday warned its people against imitating foreign films and music, saying the inflow of "bourgeois culture" hinders the country from progress.
2020-05-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Faulty dementia gene may up Covid-19 risk: Study
London, May 26 (IANS) A faulty gene that raises people's risk of dementia may also make them twice as likely to suffer from severe coronavirus infection (Covid-19), warn researchers.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Afghans want ceasefire to continue beyond Eid
Kabul, May 26 (IANS) The announcement of the three-day Eid ceasefire by the Taliban has raised hopes among Afghans who have said that it should continue in order to begin the intra-Afghan negotiations and move the peace process forward.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
From corporate to Sufi, a journey within
New Delhi, May 26 (IANSlife) Radhika Sood Nayak, an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur, recently released her latest music video 'AsaN for which she composed and sung the poetry of Sufi mystic Shah Hussain.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SAP brings business Cloud to India data centre
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Software solutions major SAP on Tuesday announced the launch of SAP Commerce Cloud and S/4 HANA Cloud on their India data centre to help Indian enterprises meet end-to-end customer demands, make commerce frictionless while ensuring compliance with the Personal Data Protection Bill.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Dealing with orthopedic problems during lockdown
New Delhi, May 26 (IANSlife) The ongoing pan-India lockdown has not only flipped upside down our emotional well-being, but has also had an unforeseen impact on our physical one too, especially when it comes to mobility.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
9 people detained after shooting at Moscow parking lot
Moscow, May 26 (IANS) The police have detained nine people after a shooting at a parking lot near a residential compound in the south of Moscow, a Russian law enforcement source said.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India expansion a 'core ambition' for London-based Thomas Goode & Co
New Delhi, May 26 (IANSlife) One of London's oldest and most respected brands, Thomas Goode & Co is set to be part of a multi-million pound refurbishment by Cain International. This will include the creation of 23 luxury-serviced apartments operated by The Oberoi Group.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Airbus team reaches Karachi to probe PIA plane crash
Karachi, May 26 (IANS) An 11-member Airbus team reached Karachi on Tuesday to investigate the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash on May 22 at a residential area in the port city that killed 97 people.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tips to manage acne during summers
New Delhi, May 26 (IANSlife) While cosmetics can cover up some facial flaws, it is tough to completely hide acne. Summer skin is prone to infections as dust, oil, heat and humidity tend to stick to your face resulting in acne, so make sure you are paying attention to it.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
redBus starts pre-registration feature to track opening of desired bus routes
New Delhi, May 26 (IANSlife) Online bus ticketing platform redBus has recently introduced a pre-registration feature that helps users keep track of the opening of their desired bus routes amid the prevailing uncertainty over permit for inter-city operations.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Another Pak govt official tests COVID-19 positive
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) Kazim Niaz, Chief Secretary of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, has tested positive for COVID-19 and subsequently gone into quarantine, joining a list of government official infected with the virus, it was reported.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Slowly easing through the gears but enjoying being back: Anderson
London, May 26 (IANS) Veteran England fast bowler James Anderson, who has started training again, is enjoying being back on the cricket field.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Pak may reimpose lockdown after Eid if violations continue'
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) "Strict lockdowns" could be reimposed across Pakistan after the Eid holiday if citizens did not follow the government mandated standard operating procedures (SOPs) against the COVID-19 spread, a top official said.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Quit tobacco with yoga
New Delhi, May 26 (IANSlife) There are more than 8 million people who die from tobacco related causes each year. Of these, over 7 million die as a result of direct tobacco use while around 1.2 million are non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke. Smoking is decidedly bad for your health and harms nearly every organ of the body.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Elderly support during COVID-19: Caregiving, tackling old-age loneliness
New Delhi, May 26 (IANSlife) The Coronavirus pandemic has left human race with feelings of anxiety, uncertainty and a fear what's coming next. While we do our bit to stay safe, looking after our loved ones, particularly the elderly, is crucial.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
CoinDCX gets $2.5 million funding, aims 50mn users in India
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Indias largest cryptocurrency exchange CoinDCX on Tuesday announced it has secured $2.5 million strategic investment led by Polychain Capital with support from Coinbase Ventures, the investment arm of San Francisco-based cryptocurrency giant Coinbase.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
WhatsApp helps Himachal farmers amid lockdown
Shimla, May 26 (IANS) The positive impact of the lockdown, enforced to contain the coronavirus spread, is visible in the agricultural fields and orchards of Himachal Pradesh where almost 80 per cent of rural households possess some land.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
NGMA's tribute to 115 years of Ramkinkar Baij
New Delhi, May 26 (IANSlife) Ramkinkar Baij (1906-1980), one of the most seminal artists of modern India and a guru to many, was an iconic sculptor, painter and graphic artist. On his 115th birth anniversary on May 26, witness a virtual tour on his life and work that comes as a tribute from the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA).
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
S.Korea begins 'no mask, no ride' policy on buses, taxies
Seoul, May 26 (IANS) South Korea on Tuesday began the so-called "no mask, no ride" policy on buses and taxes in an effort to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 while using public transportation.
2020-05-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
No slowing down: As 6,535 cases take India tally to 1,45,380 (Ld)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The spread of the novel Coronavirus has shown no indication of slowing down with the increase mercury, in fact in the last 15 days it has steadily climbed the graph adding in two weeks more cases than it did in the first 100 days. On Tuesday, the Health Ministry Data revealed that there were 6,535 new cases added in 24 hours which also witnessed 146 new fatalities.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Pawar meets CM, Maha govt firmly in saddle: Sanjay Raut
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Scotching all speculation, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday said that senior leader Sharad Pawar met Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, but there's nothing to worry about the stability of the Maha Vikas Aghadi which is firmly in the saddle.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Novavax begins clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine in Australia
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) US-based biotechnology company Novavax has started enrolling participants in Australia for a clinical trial of its coronavirus vaccine candidate, NVX-CoV2373.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Australia,National
S'pore set for worst recession due to pandemic
Singapore, May 26 (IANS) Singapore's economy is set for its worst recession in the history of the city state, with its 2020 GDP growth forecast downgraded to between -7 per cent and -4 per cent due to the economic crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
It'd be great to have pink-ball contest against India, says Starc
Melbourne, May 26 (IANS) Left-arm Australia pacer Mitchell Starc is pretty much excited at the prospect of playing a pink-ball Test against India when the two teams lock horns against each other towards the end of the year in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Brazilian regions start reopening ahead of COVID-19 peak
Brasilia, May 26 (IANS) Various regions of Brazil were beginning a gradual reopening despite a study showing that the COVID-19 pandemic is yet to reach its peak in the country, which is now second most-affected in the world with 374,898 cases and 23,473 deaths.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Brazil,Politics
Watch out as heatwave to peak on Tuesday: IMD
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that heatwave conditions are slated to peak on Tuesday due to prevailing dry winds blowing over northwest India, central India and adjoining interior parts of eastern India.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Music, yoga and menu of choice, this quarantine centre is different
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) A COVID-care centre in Dungarpur district of Rajasthan has emerged as a role model by setting up new benchmarks as it offers music, meditation, aerobics along with the choicest of menu for the people staying here!
2020-05-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Louvre Abu Dhabi brings treasures to the internet
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS) With the Louvre Abu Dhabi "closed until further notice" due to the coronavirus pandemic, the museum's website was now offering videos, audio and images of art and archaeological pieces, as well as educational activities for children.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Togo,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Uber India lays off around 600 employees
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Uber India on Tuesday announced to lay off around 600 full time employees due to impact of the coronavirus crisis.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Woman with 2 minor daughters murdered in UP district
Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), May 26 (IANS) A woman with her two minor daughters were found murdered on Tuesday morning in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
German court rules against Volkswagen in Dieselgate case
Berlin, May 26 (IANS) Germanys top civil court has ruled that automaker Volkswagen must partially reimburse a customer whose vehicle had been fitted with software to manipulate emissions during testing.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Next AirPods to sport light sensors for health tracking
San Francisco, May 26 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to add Ambient Light Sensors in future versions of AirPods to monitor data such as blood oxygen level and heart rate.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
WWII-era planes fly over California to commemorate Memorial Day
San Francisco, May 26 (IANS) World War II-era planes flew over southern California to honour veterans and frontline COVID-19 healthcare workers on Memorial Day.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Major fire at shoe factory in Delhi
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A massive fire broke out at a shoe factory in Delhi's Keshavpuram area on Tuesday morning, following which 23 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames, officials said.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No slowing down: As 6,535 cases take India tally to 1,45,380
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The spread of the novel Coronavirus has shown no indication of slowing down with the increase mercury, in fact in the last 15 days it has steadily climbed the graph adding in two weeks more cases than it did in the first 100 days. On Tuesday, the Health Ministry Data revealed that there were 6,535 new cases added in 24 hours which also witnessed 146 new fatalities.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Libyan Coast Guard rescues over 300 illegal immigrants
Tripoli, May 26 (IANS) The Libyan Coast Guard has rescued more than 300 illegal immigrants and brought them back to the capital Tripoli, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
'Aus domestic border closures has crippling effect on tourism'
Canberra, May 26 (IANS) Australia's Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham on Tuesday asked the state and territory governments to come up with clear pathways to remove their border restrictions.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Would have instigated Kohli to pull or cut me: Akhtar
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar believes if he were playing today, India skipper Virat Kohli and him would have been friends and enemies at the same time.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Annual fishing ban days reduced to 47
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) The Central government on Monday has reduced the annual fishing ban days to 47 from the earlier 61 days, said a top official of the National Fisherfolk Forum (NFF).
2020-05-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
7 new cases take Agra's Covid-19 tally to 864
Agra, May 26 (IANS) With daily new cases of Covid-19 patients remaining under ten for over ten days in a row, there was some relief in the health circles and the Agra district administration.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
UP migrants resent quarantine posters pasted on houses
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Various districts in Uttar Pradesh have now started putting up posters outside the houses of those who have been kept in home quarantine, particularly migrant workers. People in quarantine, however, resent the move because it adds to the social stigma of being the corona carriers.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Make bowlers wear mask to stop them from using saliva on ball, says Misbah
Lahore, May 26 (IANS) Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq believes it will not be easy for the bowlers to get used to with the saliva ban which will come into effect once cricket resumes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Zoos in Lucknow, Kanpur instal coolers for animals
Lucknow/ Kanpur, May 26 (IANS) As temperatures rise in parts of central Uttar Pradesh, authorities in the Lucknow and Kanpur zoos have installed water coolers and hay curtains to protect animals.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
10 shot dead in Chicago during Memorial Day weekend
Chicago, May 26 (IANS) Ten people were shot dead and 32 others injured in Chicago during the city's deadliest Memorial Day weekend since 2015, when 12 persons were killed.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Donations pour in for Ram temple construction in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, May 26 (IANS) The lockdown and the Corona crisis have not prevented devotees of Lord Ram from making donations to the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust, which is responsible for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Sensex gains 350 points to trade above 31K-mark
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The BSE Sensex rose over 350 points on Tuesday to trade over the psychological mark of 31,000 points tracking gains in the Asian markets.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets approval for ECG, BP monitoring
Seoul, May 26 (IANS) South Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has granted approval to Samsung to use the Electrocardiogram (ECG) feature for measuring heart rhythms on the Galaxy Watch Active 2. The feature is already availiable on Apple Watch globally.
2020-05-26
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Aniruddh Dave: My inspiration for writing came from theatre
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor Aniruddh Dave says that his inspiration for writing came while practising at National School of Drama, Delhi.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
NY to provide benefits for fallen COVID-19 frontline workers
New York, May 26 (IANS) New York state and local governments will provide death benefits for the frontline workers who died from COVID-19, said Governor Andrew Cuomo.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,International
Leopard in well, rescue op underway in UP
Bijnor (UP), May 26 (IANS) A number of animal rescues are underway in several areas of Uttar Pradesh amid the rising mercury. A leopard is being extracted from a well in Amroha, while it's a jungle cat in Bijnor.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Raj govt allows opening of parks, cab and auto services
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Amending the guidelines announced during Lockdown 4.0 on May 18, the Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan allowed the restoration of taxi, auto and cab services in the Red Zone and also permitted the public parks to open from 7 a.m. to 6.45 p.m.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Microsoft to keep investing in Skype despite success with Teams
San Francisco, May 26 (IANS) Despite its video conferencing app Teams breaking all records in the social distancing times, Microsoft said it would continue to invest in Skype that has crossed 40 million daily active users.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
UP: Cops join in prayers, display communal harmony
Amroha (UP), May 26 (IANS) In a rare show of communal harmony, a photograph of a Uttar Pradesh police constable and an inspector, both from two different communities, praying together has gone viral on the social media.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Israel's GDP shrinks 7.1% in Q1, sharpest drop in 20 yrs
Jerusalem, May 26 (IANS) Israel's GDP contracted by 7.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the fourth quarter of 2019, the sharpest drop in 20 years, according to a report released by the Central Bureau of Statistics.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Nepal plans to increase COVID-19 testing
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Nepal, the country has planned to increase testing for the virus substantially to identify the infection early, Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli said.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Trump threatens to change RNC site if full attendance not allowed
Washington, May 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he would be "reluctantly forced" to move the Republican National Convention (RNC) scheduled to be held in August in North Carolina to a new site if the state's governor cannot guarantee "full attendance" at the event.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sri Lanka cricketer detained for alleged possession of drugs
Colombo, May 26 (IANS) Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka has been detained by the police for alleged possession of heroin.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Uproar over post, UP MLA says son's account hacked
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), May 26 (IANS) An Instagram post, purportedly uploaded by Shubham Malik, son of Umesh Malik, BJP MLA from Budhana in Muzaffarnagar, has created an uproar.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Massive fire at Delhi slum, 250 shanties gutted
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A massive fire broke out on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday in the slums of the Tughlaqabad area in south east Delhi in which over 250 shanties were gutted, however, no one was injured, fire officials said.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
German govt approves $9.8bn rescue package for Lufthansa
Berlin, May 26 (IANS) The German government's Economic Stabilization Fund (WSF) has approved a 9 billion euro rescue package ($9.8 billion) for Deutsche Lufthansa AG, the flag carrier announced in a statement.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Amazon engineers behind Kindle, Echo working on Covid-19 testing tools
Seattle, May 26 (IANS) The Amazon team behind products like Kindle e-readers and Echo smart home speakers is now working on to build Covid-19 testing capabilities.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
UK PM's aide defends lockdown breaching actions
London, May 26 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's chief aide Dominic Cummings has defended his actions during his first public appearance since a major row erupted over reports that he "broke" the country's COVID-19 lockdown rules.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
UP prisoners' parole to be extended amid Covid crisis
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) With Corona showing no signs of receding in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to extend by another eight weeks, the parole of 2,257 convicts, sentenced to seven years or less and also those awaiting trial entailing less than seven-year imprisonment.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Netanyahu determined to push forward West Bank annexation
Jerusalem, May 26 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that his country will not miss "the historic opportunity" to annex a portion of occupied West Bank.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
New Zealand cricketer Stephen Murdoch announces retirement
London, May 26 (IANS) Canterbury Cricket and Cricket Wellington veteran Stephen Murdoch has announced his retirement from domestic cricket after a 12-year professional career.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Heavy traffic as Delhi-Ghaziabad border sealed
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Commuters had a harrowing time on Tuesday morning after the Ghaziabad district administration sealed its border with the national capital, with the vehicular traffic queuing going up to over one kilometre.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Musk and Grimes change baby's name to 'X AE A-Xii Musk'
San Francisco, May 26 (IANS) Elon Musk and her girlfriend Grimes have decided to change the unusual name of their baby and he will now be known as as X AE A-Xii Musk from the earlier weird name X AE A-12 Musk.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pilibhit Reserve to get fenced to check man-animal conflict
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), May 26 (IANS) Following increasing incidents of man-animal conflict in the Pilibhit Tiger reserve (PTR), the State Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) in Uttar Pradesh has approved a sum of Rs 2.25 crore for installing a chain link fencing in a 10-km stretch in the Mala range of Pilibhit Tiger Reserve.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
SL to relax curfew in Colombo
Colombo, May 26 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities said a curfew in capital Colombo and the outskirts of Gampaha, which was imposed on March 24 to prevent the spread of COVID-19, will be relaxed on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Afghan govt releases 100 Taliban inmates
Kabul, May 26 (IANS) The Afghan government freed 100 Taliban inmates as a goodwill gesture, spokesperson of Office of the National Security Council confirmed.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Indian Army Major gets UN award for anti-sexual violence campaign
United Nations, May 26 (IANS) An Indian Army Major, who has been selected for the 2019 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award for her role in the organisation's anti-sexual violence campaign, has been called a "powerful role model" by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
COVID-19: EuroLeague basketball abandoned without title winners
Paris, May 26 (IANS) The 2019-20 basketball EuroLeague season has become the latest casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic as the organisers have announced that the campaign would be abandoned.
2020-05-26
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
Lockdown Knockout recurve archery event to be held in June
Lausanne, May 26 (IANS) World Archery has announced that it will continue its Lockdown Knockout remote international event with recurve competitions to be staged in June.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
India has wildness to its nature: Ryan Pyle
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) "Expedition Asia" host Ryan Pyle loves travelling and filming in India, and says there is a unique wildness to the nature of the country.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Major highway in Syria partially reopens for traffic
Damascus, May 26 (IANS) The strategic M4 highway in north-west Syria has been reopened partially for traffic after a seven-month closure, state media reported.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Haitian Football Federation chief provisionally banned by FIFA
Zurich, May 26 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA has provisionally suspended the president of Haitian Football Federation Yves Jean-Bart from all football-related activities.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
2.90 lakh migrants sent to home states from Haryana
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) A total of 2.90 lakh migrant labourers has been sent to their home states through 77 trains and 5,500 buses from Haryana, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Ex-UK PM questions Trump's leadership over COVID-19 crisis
London, May 26 (IANS) Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair questioned US President Donald Trump's leadership over the "terrifying" novel coronavirus pandemic and expressed concerns about the lack of global coordination in tackling the health crisis.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Iraqi parliamentary committee demands full curfew
Baghdad, May 26 (IANS) An Iraqi parliamentary crisis committee has demanded to re-impose full curfew after the end of Eid al-Fitr holiday to curb the latest increase of COVID-19 cases, as the authorities announced 163 new infections during the day.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Most wanted Zakir Naik continues to be bankrolled by Gulf money
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) One of India's moat wanted fugitives, Islamic telly evangelist and zealot Zakir Naik, who is currently based in Malaysia, continues to be engaged in propagation of radical Islamic activities and collection of funds from his wealthy contacts in the Gulf region to support his activities.
2020-05-26
Category: International, India,Terrorism
WHO suspends HCQ clinical trial on COVID-19 patients
Geneva, May 26 (IANS) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization's (WHO) Director-General, said that a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on COVID-19 patients has come to "a temporary pause", while the safety data of the the anti-malaria drug was being reviewed.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
HK to further relax social distancing measures
Hong Kong, May 26 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday said that the city will relax part of the social distancing measures that expire at Thursday midnight in response to the eased COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
India's forgotten war with China
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The only India-China conflict that remains etched in our collective memory is the 1962 war, which India tragically lost. But five years later, in 1967, India and China faced off once again in the heights of Cho La and Nathu La at the Sikkim border. This time, overcoming the odds, India triumphed.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
After a day's lull, Pakistan again violates ceasefire on LoC
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) After a day's lull because of the holy festival of Eid, Pakistan army on Tuesday again violated the bilateral ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) by resorting to unprovoked shelling in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Human trials for COVID-19 vaccine may begin in at least 6 months' (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) As India ranked 10th in the global infection list, overtaking Iran, which was an early hotspot of coronavirus, India's top medical body has said the human trials of COVID-19 vaccine may begin at least in six months.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Global COVID-19 cases nearing 5.5 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 5.5 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 346,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,International
Freida Pinto: Animated world different from film, TV
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto feels working on an animated project is very different as "you have to first enhance your imagination while you are recording".
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Newspapers must convince people they are safe, compete with new media for ads: Javadekar (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, who holds the crucial portfolios of Information & Broadcasting and Environment, has the huge task of reaching out to people amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Chinese mainland reports 7 new imported COVID-19 cases
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) Chinese health authority said on Tuesday that no new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported in the Chinese mainland on Monday.
2020-05-26
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
WHO appreciates China's openness on identifying COVID-19 source
Geneva, May 26 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it appreciates China's openness to joint efforts by the international science community to identify the source of the virus, and that such a scientific mission should consist of "the right mix of scientific experts from a multinational perspective".
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Fred Savage: Directing TV shows challenging
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Actor Fred Savage shot to fame as a child star for his starring role in the sitcom "The Wonder Years", and he has later made a mark directing shows. Savage has says directing TV shows is a great, challenging and very fulfilling experience.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Neha Kakkar: Important for singers to be seen
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Neha Kakkar says singers do get their due credit but stressed that it is important for them to be seen these days.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Nine COVID-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) Nine COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese mainland on Monday, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Chrissy Teigen binge-watches amid quarantine
Los Angeles, May 26 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen, who is a huge fan of the tele-drama "Peaky Blinders", joked that the show tempted her to smoke.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Film 'PM Narendra Modi' offered me huge experience: Producer
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The film "PM Narendra Modi" has completed one year of release, and its producer Sandip Ssingh says the entire course of the project -- right from the making to the release as well as the ensuing controversy -- was a leaning process.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'More African nations should heed call for global ceasefire'
United Nations, May 26 (IANS) More African countries should heed the UN call for a global ceasefire to push back deadly COVID-19, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Homecoming' 2: Bring Julia Roberts back next season (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2 )
"Homecoming" season 2 (Amazon Prime series); Starring: Janelle Monae, Hong Chau, Stephan James, Chris Cooper; Created by: Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2020-05-26
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Italy's death toll from coronavirus rises by 92 to 32,877
Rome, May 26 (IANS) A further 92 COVID-19 patients had died in the past 24 hours in Italy, bringing the country's toll to 32,877, out of total infection cases of 230,158, according to fresh figures on Monday.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 36,914 as another 121 patients die
London, May 26 (IANS) Another 121 COVID-19 patients had died in Britain as of Sunday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 36,914, the Department of Health and Social Care said on Monday.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Trump marks Memorial Day with visits to national cemetery, monument
Washington, May 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday visited a national military cemetery and a historic fort to mark the Memorial Day, as the country's coronavirus death toll approaches 100,000.
2020-05-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Poland partly reopens schools as COVID-19 death toll tops 1,000
Warsaw, May 26 (IANS) The number of deaths caused by the COVID-19 epidemic in Poland has reached 1,007 by Monday evening.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Poland,Health/Medicine
Israel reports 16,734 COVID-19 cases, 281 deaths
Jerusalem, May 26 (IANS) The Israeli health ministry has reported 17 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number in the country to 16,734.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Saudi Arabia announces gradual ease of anti-Covid precautions
Riyadh, May 26 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced the gradual ease of precautionary measures against the COVID-19, the media reported.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Health/Medicine
France sees COVID-19 patients in hospital down to 16,798
Paris, May 26 (IANS) As it entered its third week of de-confinement, France on Monday recorded fewer hospitalized COVID-19 patients, a further sign that a gradual and slow exit from the lockdown is bearing fruit.
2020-05-26
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Chandrababu Naidu takes road route to Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati, May 26 (IANS) After a long wait brought about by the nationwide lockdown, Telugu Desam Party leader and former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh finally made the crossover from Telangana on Monday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
14,649 migrants leave Karnataka in 10 special trains
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) In all, 14,649 migrants left Karnataka in 10 Shramik special trains to their native places in northern, eastern and north-eastern states, an official said on Monday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
CAI raises cotton export estimates on weak domestic currency
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has increased its estimates of cotton export from 42 lakh bales to 47 lakh bales in the current cotton season 2019-20 (October-September) as weakness in the domestic currency may boost export demand.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govt probing controversial passage in Goa SSC paper: Official
Panaji, May 26 (IANS) The Education Department of the Goa government is probing how a controversial passage, which implied that it is difficult to get a job in Goa without bribery or influence, was cleared to be included in the English language question paper of the ongoing SSC examinations.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Education,Politics
AAP calls BJP MP 'insensitive' for playing cricket amid lockdown
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A day after Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari was seen playing cricket in Sonipat in Haryana, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday questioned his action, saying how can a public representative be so insensitive.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ensure regular supply of essential services to home isolated: Delhi govt
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday directed all the District Magistrates to appoint nodal officers for ensuring unhindered supply of essential services or items as well as medicines regularly to home isolated people.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Briton stuck in Bhopal jail for lockdown breach
Bhopal, May 26 (IANS) A British youth is struggling to get out of the Central Jail here after being detained for a month for breaching the lockdown rules.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Guj's health infrastructure has completely collapsed, says AAP
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Monday said that the health infrastructure of Gujarat has completely collapsed and accused the state's ruling BJP of indulging in corruption.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Despite lockdown, wheat procurement surpasses last year's figures
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Despite all challenges during the nationwide lockdown, government agencies have procured 25,000 tonnes more wheat as compared to the total quantity procured last year, an official statement said on Monday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid-19: Gujarat's tally mounts to 14,468, death toll 888
Gandhinagar, May 26 (IANS) With an addition of 405 new cases on Monday, the number of Covid-19 positive cases in Gujarat has climbed to 14,468, while 30 deaths in the last 24 hours took the states death toll to 888.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Covid infection reaches Delhi Health Minister's office
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Spreading across the national capital, coronavirus has also touched the office of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's office, where a staffer has tested positive.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Rail Bhawan offices closed after another staffer tests Covid-19 positive
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Railway Ministry on Monday decided to close all offices at the Rail Bhawan for two days after another staffer tested coronavirus positive, taking the number of cases at the Indian Railways' headquarters to five within two weeks.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
WHO temporarily suspends trial of HCQ for Covid-19
Geneva, May 25 (IANS) After a large scale study flagged that hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) offers no benefit to patients affected by coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that it has "temporarily" suspended clinical trials of the anti-malarial drug for Covid-19.
2020-05-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
India resumes flight services, but passengers harried (Roundup)
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) After some initial hiccups, India on Monday resumed domestic passenger flight services, exactly two months after these operations were suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Number of containment zones in Delhi increases to 91
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) With four new additions, the total number of containment zones in the national capital reached 91 on Monday, the Delhi government said.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Developing system to help Covid patients locate hospitals: Kejriwal
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday warned hospitals of serious action in case they deny treatment to any Covid positive patient and said soon a system will be developed to help patients locate the hospitals for treatment.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Amid India-China tensions, man beats up Chinese woman in UP
Greater Noida, May 25 (IANS) At a time when the relationship between India and China is strained, a man in Greater Noida beat up a Chinese woman living in a condominium for allegedly fostering a stray dog which bit his canine.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Modi govt insincere towards people, eco package a rude shock: Kharge
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Congress on Monday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led government over its promise of Rs 20 lakh crore economic package, accusing it of being insincere towards the people, saying the package came as a rude shock for anyone who was expecting some respite.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Producers Guild issues guidelines for shooting post lockdown
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The Producers Guild of India on Monday revealed that the body has drafted a fresh set of rules for shooting films, television and OTT series, which will be strictly adhered to once filming activity begins after the lockdown has been lifted.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
With highest single day spike, Assam's Covid-19 count jumps to 539 (Roundup)
Guwahati/Imphal/Agartala, May 25 (IANS) With 187 new patients detected on Monday, the single biggest jump in 24 hours, the number of Covid-19 positive cases in Assam mounted to 539, while after Sikkim, Nagaland reported its first coronavirus cases when three people, who returned from Chennai, testing positive.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Virtual rallies, PM's letter, 1K conferences: BJP's grand plans for 1 year of Modi 2.0
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) May 30 is a red letter day for the ruling BJP as it will mark the completion of one year of the Narendra Modi-led governments second term in power.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National
Maharashtra returnees add to Karnataka's Covid caseload
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Returnees from domestic travel to Maharashtra continue to test Covid positive and add to Karnataka's caseload, while even as two patients succumbed to the virus and 93 turned positive, raising the state's tally to 2,182, an official said on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
No quarantine for asymptomatic passengers coming to Delhi
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday issued guidelines for the passengers coming to the national capital on flights, trains and buses, saying the asymptomatic ones will be allowed to go with advice that they will self-monitor their health for 14 days.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Salman Khan's Eid 2020 blockbuster is a song titled 'Bhai bhai'
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has 'released an Eid 2020 blockbuster for fans, after all! Since the lockdown prevented him from releasing his film "Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai" as earlier planned, the superstar has gone ahead and released a brand new song, titled "Bhai bhai".
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andhra govt puts plans to sell TTD properties on hold
Amaravati, 25 May (IANS) The government of Andhra Pradesh on Monday stepped in to put on hold the proposed sale of unviable assets belonging to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD). The state government stepped in to control the damage following the rising resentment in several quarters over the recent move by the Board of Trustees of the TTD.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
Domestic passengers landing at Kerala don't seem to need Aarogya Setu
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) With the commercial domestic aviation services restarting in the country on Monday, it appears the Aarogya Setu app is not a requirement at the Thiruvananthapuram airport.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
Tourists should not travel to Goa; hotels still non functional: Official
Panaji, May 25 (IANS) Goa Health Secretary Nila Mohanan on Monday advised tourists not to travel to the coastal state, on a day when 10 out of the 13 flights, which were scheduled to land at Goa's Dabolim airport, were cancelled.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
COVID-19: With 10,000 tests per million, J&K No 1 in India
Jammu, May 25 (IANS) With a testing rate of over 10,000 per million, Jammu & Kashmir is now leading all states in the country in testing.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Amid Centre-state row, hectic politicking in Maharashtra
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Amid the ongoing row between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre and the Maharashtra's Maha Vikas Aghadi government over the issue of migrants' trains and the Covid-19 pandemic, hectic politicking started in the state on Monday, sparking off speculation.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
After Gowda episode, K'taka exempts ministers, officials from quarantine
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) The Karnataka government exempted Union and state ministers and officials from quarantine, which it made mandatory for all entering the state from other states or overseas to contain the Covid-19 outbreak, a top official said on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Muted Eid in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, May 25 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh witnessed muted Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Religion
Delhi's power demand touches season's peak, up by 56% from April
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The peak power demand in the national capital has touched season's highest at 5,268 MW on intervening night of Sunday and Monday and was up by 56 per cent over April, the BSES said, adding that the discoms are ready to meet Delhi's demand.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid deaths, positive cases continue to surge in Telangana
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) The surge in coronavirus deaths continued in Telangana with three more fatalities on Monday while the spike in infections among foreign evacuees is posing a new challenge to the state health authorities.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Resumed: 532 flights ferry over 39k passengers on Monday
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) A total of 532 domestic flights were operated on Monday, which ferried 39,231 passengers, as the complete suspension of commercial air services across the country was lifted after two months.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
COVID-19 compels couple to wed midway on Assam-Bengal border
Guwahati/Agartala, May 25 (IANS) The COVID-19-induced lockdown, intricate protocols and copious impediments did not deter the determination of Assam's Kajol and West Bengal's Om Prakash to tie the knot after travelling a lengthy route.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Mumbai crosses 1,000 deaths, MMR has over 40K cases (Roundup)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Exactly 65 days after recording the first Covid-19 death, Mumbai on Monday crossed 1,000-mark with 38 deaths, taking the death toll to 1,026, while the Mumbai Metropolitan Region notched over 40K cases, health officials said here.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Landing in Bengaluru, minister skips quarantine, raises eyebrows
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Sadananda Gowda, kicked off a controversy by avoiding the quarantine regulations in force in Karnataka, where he landed on Monday, the first day of domestic flight services resumption in the country.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Karan Johar on self-isolation after two household staff test COVID-19 positive
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Two members of Karan Johar's household staff have tested coronavirus positive. While the filmmaker and his family have tested negative, they will be in self-isolation for the next 14 days.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Women's Super League & Championship seasons ended in England
London, May 25 (IANS) The Women's football Super League and Women's Championship seasons in England have been ended with immediate effect, an FA statement said on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
74 cancellations mar resumption of domestic flights in Bengaluru (Ld)
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Cancellation of 74 flights suddenly or without prior notice marred resumption of domestic flights in this tech city, two months after they were grounded due to the Covid-19 induced lockdown, an official said on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Milan striker Ibrahimovic picks up calf injury in training
Milan, May 25 (IANS) Hotshot former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Monday picked up a problem in his calf during training, his club AC Milan have said.
2020-05-25
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera shares Eid special pic with actor for fans
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Salman Khans bodyguard Shera had a surprise gift for the superstars fans on Monday, on the occasion of Eid. Shera took to Instagram and shared a photo with Salman at the actors Panvel farmhouse. The photo has been clicked on the day of Eid.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gomes models game on Iniesta, takes inspiration from Ronaldo
Manchester, May 25 (IANS) Young Manchester United midfielder Angel Gomes has said he tries to emulate Spain's Andres Iniesta most while out on the pitch and his inspiration is superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
2020-05-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
9 murders to hide one, Bihari man's macabre act in Telangana
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) To hide the murder of a woman, a man from Bihar committed nine more murders by throwing the victims into a well in Telangana's Warangal district last week, the police said on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sealing Ghaziabad border causes traffic snarls, confusion
Ghaziabad, May 25 (IANS) After the Ghaziabad district administration on Monday once again decided to seal its borders with the national capital, daily commuters and officegoers on their way back found themselves stranded in serpentine traffic queues, some extending beyond a kilometre, said eyewitnesses.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi soon to have 5,500 Covid beds in govt hospitals: Kejriwal
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) With about 1,500 new beds at the GTB hospital soon, Delhi will have a total of 5,500 beds at government hospitals available for coronavirus treatment, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Tendulkar makes mango kulfi on his 25th marriage anniversary
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Monday celebrated his 25th marriage anniversary by making mango kulfi for his entire family.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Nifty 500 firms have 17% women directors as regulators pitch for gender diversity
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Nifty 500 companies had 17 per cent women directors (777) out of the total number of directors (4,657) on March 30, 2020, as regulatory changes in India continue to drive the dialogue on gender diversity.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Deepshikha Deshmukh teaches her kids importance of organic farming
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Producer Deepshikha Deshmukh has been teaching her children the importance of organic farming in Latur during the lockdown.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Soundarya Sharma debuts on OTT
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) "Ranchi Diaries" actress Soundarya Sharma has made her debut in the digital world with "Raktanchal".
2020-05-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Anupam Kher recalls playing 65-yr-old man in debut film 'Saaransh'
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) It was 36 years ago when veteran actor Anupam Kher made his debut in Bollywood with "Saaransh". He was just 28 when he played the role of a 65-year-old in his debut film.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nora Fatehi is 'grateful for being alive and healthy' in this 'crazy time'
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Dancer and Bollywood actress Nora Fatehi is "grateful for being alive and healthy" in this "crazy time". On the occasion of Eid this year, the actress is praying for "peace, good health and happiness" for everyone.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Raj's Churu sizzles at 47.5 degrees, heatwave to abate after May 28
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Churu in Rajasthan recorded the highest temperature of the season at 47.5 degrees Celsius on Monday, followed by Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh where the mercury soared to 47.1 degrees.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Modi wishes UAE Crown Prince, B'desh PM on Eid
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called up the heads of two of India's close allies, the UAE and Bangladesh, to wish them on the occasion of Eid.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maximum Shramik specials reached UP, started in Gujarat
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Of the 3,060 Shramik special trains run across the country ferrying over 40 lakh passengers up to 10 a.m. of Monday, maximum trains reached UP. In terms of origin, Gujarat topped the list.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
47 more test positive; J&K COVID-19 tally at 1,668
Jammu, May 25 (IANS) Forty-seven more people tested positive on Monday in Jammu & Kashmir as the total number of COVID-19 patients jumped to 1,668 in the Union Territory.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Nicole Kidman jokes about broken ankle
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) Actress Nicole Kidman shared an update about recovery from a broken ankle with a joke, saying she is "almost back on the right foot".
2020-05-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Deepak Fertilisers forays into alcohol-based hand sanitiser space
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd (DFPCL) has announced its entry into the hand sanitiser segment with the launch of Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) based hand-sanitiser under the brand 'CORORID'.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
ABVP denies link with man who replaced Gandhi's pic with Godse on Rs 10 note
Bhopal, May 25 (IANS) The ABVP has denied any connection with a Madhya Pradesh man who cloned a ten-rupee note and replaced the picture of Mahatma Gandhi with his assassin Nathuram Godse.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
India resumes flight services, but passengers harried
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) After some initial hiccups, India on Monday resumed domestic passenger flight services, exactly two months after these operations were suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sona Mohapatra dedicates song to Amphan victims
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra has dedicated a song titled "Nilamani" to the people of her home state, Orissa, and other people who braved the super cyclone Amphan.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Covid-19 changed Eid rituals: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday that the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the rituals of Eid celebration.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala for more flights from US, Canada
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Monday, assured representatives of various Kerala organisations in the US through video link that the state had demanded more international flights to fly back Keralites back home.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Lockdown confusion: Krishna Shroff asks 'what day is it?'
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The lockdown seems to have disoriented Krishna Shroff's sense of time.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Flight operations resume at Bhubaneswar airport
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Domestic flights resumed after two months at the Biju Patnaik International Airport, here on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
FIR against Alka Lamba over Unnao rape case tweet
Unnao, May 25 (IANS) Aishwarya Sengar, daughter of former MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is in Delhi's Tihar Jail in the Unnao rape case, has lodged an FIR against Congress leader Alka Lamba over her tweet.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
805 new Covid-19 cases take TN's tally to 17,082
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu continued to register rise in number of Covid-19 patients, with 805 people testing positive over the past 24 hours. Of the new cases, 93 are from other states, according to the State Health Department, here on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Cameron Diaz is enjoying mommy time
Los Angeles, May 25 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz's "main focus" as a mother has impacted her possible return to acting.
2020-05-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Moratorium extension may stretch asset-liability mismatch of NBFCs'
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) As the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed an extension of loan moratorium for three more months, a report by Motilal Oswal Financial Services said that although the move comes as a relief for the borrowers, it may stretch the mismatch in asset-liability management (ALM) for many non-banking finance companies (NBFCs).
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mo Bus services to resume in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) The Odisha government has ordered resumption of the Capital Region Urban Transport's (CRUT) Mo Bus services in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack from Tuesday, an official said, here on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Big B had warned Shoojit Sircar that Amphan would be 'nasty'
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan has revealed that he had warned his "Gulabo Sitabo" helmer Shoojit Sircar two days before super cyclone Amphan struck West Bengal. The Bollywood veteran had anticipated that the cyclone is going to be "nasty".
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Centre prioritises power, water, phones for cyclone-battered Bengal
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) held another meeting on Monday, the fourth such meeting for helping West Bengal after parts of the state were battered by cyclone Amphan that claimed an estimated 85 lives.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Pakistani man arrested for attacking Sikh shrine in England
New Delhi/London, May 25 (IANS) A Pakistani man, who was trying to mobilise Sikhs against India over Kashmir in England, attacked the Guru Arjan Dev shrine in Derby on Monday morning. He was later identified and arrested.
2020-05-25
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LaLiga clubs resume training up to 14 players in a group
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Heavyweights Real Madrid and Barcelona were among LaLiga teams to resume training in groups of 14 players at a time on Monday as the sport looks to get back on its feet in the country.
2020-05-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
'Atma Nirbhar' Zareen applies Eid mehndi on her own
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) On the occasion of Eid, actress Zareen khan took out a moment to apply mehndi on her hand, all by herself amid the lockdown.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Taj Group serves gourmet meals to migrants, medicare staff
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The Taj Group of Hotels has dished out over 16.50 lakh nutritious meals - designed by celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor - to migrants and medical workers at hospitals in Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru, a top official said here on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Intelligent Testing Strategy for being 'ahead of virus': ICMR
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research on Monday said that India developed an Intelligent Testing Strategy to remain 'ahead of the virus' by developing testing infrastructure that is laboratories and other means of testing.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Karan Johar treats himself with new look on birthday
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Karan Johar ditched his grey mane on his birthday, and opted for a more youthful look. The filmmaker said he decided to colour his hair when his children asked him why he was looking old.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bhaag Corona': TV artistes unite for video of rap song
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Telly stars Rubina Dilaik, Sharad Malhotra, Abhinav Shukla, Kamya Panjabi, Giaa Manek, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Donal Bisht and Helly Shah have come together for a music video titled "Bhaag Corona".
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Anil Kapoor: 'Mr India' will always be important film for me
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) "Mr India" opened on May 25 in 1987, and while the film went on to become a superhit on release at the box office, it has also acquired a cult following over the years.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shami's gift to coach Shastri on Eid: Biryani and kheer
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Ravi Shastri is in for a treat. On the occasion of the Eid-ul-Fitr, India pacer Mohammed Shami has sent his national team coach sumptuous mutton biryani along with delectable desserts.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IDFC First Bank CEO to take 30% pay cut
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) IDFC First Bank announced on Monday that its senior management will take 10 per cent cut in compensation in the current financial year 2020-21.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Summer showers cool Bengaluru on Sunday, more expected
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Amid scorching summer temperatures in most southern states where mercury is peaking in the mid-40s Celsius, heavy rain lashed Bengaluru on Sunday, bringing in rainfall of 35.4 mm, an official said on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Why pregnant women with high BP miss out on preventive aspirin
London, May 25 (IANS) More than half of mums-to-be who are at risk of the dangerously high blood pressure condition -- pre-eclampsia -- are missing out on preventive aspirin treatment, say researchers.
2020-05-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rannvijay's ideal way of social distancing
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Anchor-actor Rannvijay Singha misses trekking a lot during the lockdown.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Organised retail loses Rs 90k cr in 2 months, SCAI seeks adequate relief
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Shopping Centres Association of India (SCAI) on Monday said the organised retail sector has lost over Rs 90,000 crore in the last two months, owing to the lockdown, and market players need much more than the repo rate cut and the loan moratorium extended by the RBI.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Priyanka raps Yogi on migrants testing positive remark
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, here on Monday, took a jibe at UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over his statement that people returning to the state from other states were raising the number of coronavirus cases and asked him to share the testing and infection data with full transparency.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Bengal needs help,' appeal Shoojit Sircar and Dia Mirza
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar and actress Dia Mirza have appealed for help for the state of West Bengal that has been severely affected by cyclone Amphan.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Depiction of Gandhi in films: Has it remained true to Mahatma in reality?
As one of history's most transformative and inspirational figures, Mahatma Gandhi continues to be relevant across the world. His life and philosophy have hugely impacted every aspect of human existence. Even the film industry has not been untouched by his campaign for non-violence, truth, equality of religions and self-reliance.
2020-05-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Amid rising corona cases, border tensions, China plans to fly home citizens from India
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) In an urgent notice, the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi has informed its citizens residing in India that special flights would be available to fly them back home. The Chinese plans to evacuate its citizens catches attention amid growing border tensions between India and China besides rising cases of Covid-19 in parts of western and northern India.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Karishma Tanna is happy to be in a 'black' mood!
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Television actress Karishma Tanna says the colour black makes her happy.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SAD condemns Akali worker's murder in Punjab
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal, here on Monday, condemned the murder of Akali worker Manjot Singh and murderous assault of two other youths, including an NRI, saying political killings continued unabated in Punjab even during lockdown.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hugh Jackman: Mental health a priority amid pandemic
New York, May 25 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman feels one should not neglect mental health amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and is trying to reach out to people who need help.
2020-05-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Badshah's latest 'Toxic' is 'all-out heartbreak' song: Co-singer Payal Dev
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) After "Genda phool", rapper Badshah is out with his new song "Toxic", once again collaborating with singer-composer Payal Dev, a song Payal describes as an "all-out heartbreak" number.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Hamilton ponders over F1 future amid coronavirus lockdown
London, May 25 (IANS) Six-time formula one champion Lewis Hamilton conceded he has been thinking about his future in the sport, which remains suspended since March due to coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
From corporate to Sufi, a journey within
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) She smiles that unlike any Bollywood blockbuster, no big break happened for her. Just a journey of small steps where she has savoured the rhythm of every phase -- discovering along the way what she enjoyed singing, the poetry that stirred her and the musicians she has come to admire.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National
COVID-19: Shreyas Talpade steps forward to helps theatre artistes
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actor-producer Shreyas Talpade, who considers theatre his first love, has come up with the idea of an online theatre mandal where plays can be taken to the audience using the digital medium.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
This Eid doesn't feel same for countless of reasons, says Sania
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India tennis star Sania Mirza greeted her followers on Eid-ul-Fitr but conceded it doesn't feel the same 'due to countless reasons'. Eid is being celebrated in most part of the country on Monday, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
IOA President Batra nominates Rakesh Gupta as minutes recorder
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra on Monday nominated its joint secretary Rakesh Gupta as the official minutes recorder for all its Executive Committee meetings, Annual General Meeting and Special General Body Meeting.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Amyra's tattoo has nothing to do with Illuminati
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Actress Amyra Dastur says her "evil eye" tattoo has nothing to do with the Illuminati and that she loves what it symbolises.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Better for Haaland to stay in Bundesliga, feels Lewandowski
Warsaw, May 25 (IANS) Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has praised Borussia Dortmund counterpart Erling Haaland as a player with great potential, and advised the Norwegian to stay in the German Bundesliga.
2020-05-25
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Football
COVID-19: Lyricist Prashant Ingole helps people in need
Pune, May 25 (IANS) Lyricist Prashant Ingole, who has penned songs in films like "Bajirao Mastani" and "Mary Kom", is pitching in to provide food and more for the underprivileged in Pune, among the cities that have been worst-hit by COVID-19 in India.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
After spurt in cases, Ghaziabad seals border with Delhi
Ghaziabad, May 25 (IANS) In more woes for the people travelling from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi, the Ghaziabad district administration on Monday once again decided to seal its borders with the national capital after witnessing a surge of 10 fresh cases of coronavirus in last 24 hours.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
TN BJP condoles death of last crowned prince in independent India
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Ninety-two-year-old Murugadoss Theerthapathi, the last crowned prince of Singampatti Zamin passed away at his palace late on Sunday night.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Akshay Kumar, R. Balki hit the studio for a cause
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) On Monday, superstar Akshay Kumar and filmmaker R. Balki stepped out of hometo shoot an ad-campaign for the Indian government amid the coronavirus lockdown.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Curfew in Himachal's Solan, Hamirpur districts till June 30
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) Authorities in Himachal Pradesh's coronavirus epicentres of Solan and Hamirpur districts on Monday extended the curfew till June 30 in their respective boundaries to contain the virus.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Fifth Rail Bhawan staffer tests Covid-19 positive
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) One more railways staffer posted at the Rail Bhavan, here on Monday, tested coronavirus positive, taking the number of Covid-19 cases at the Indian Railways' headquarters to five, within two weeks.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Minister shares 'busy skies' image as flights resume
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) As domestic flight services resumed on Monday after a suspension of two months, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri shared a live image by a real time flight tracking service provider.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CREDAI seeks urgent support for realty sector in letter to PM
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Real estate body CREDAI has written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking immediate measures from the government to help the real estate sector 'survive'.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
22-floor vacant MHADA building in Mumbai now Covid-19 hospital
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) In a first, a Maharashtra Housing & Area Development Authority (MHADA) vacant multi-storied building in south Mumbai has been converted into a Covid-19 hospital, an official said here on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Jyothika: Direct to OTT release a boost for regional films
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Amid lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus, the Jyothika-starrer Tamil film "Ponmagal Vandhal" is set to launch on OTT, and the actress feels releasing a film in the digital space will boost regional cinema.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Big B-starrer 'Jhund' faces lawsuit seeking stay on release, hearing on May 28
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) A lawsuit has been filed seeking a stay on the release of the upcoming Amitabh Bachchan-starrer "Jhund", which is scheduled for hearing on May 28. The film is directed by "Sairat" helmer Nagraj Manjule.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Migrant workers' movement factor in sharp spike of Covid-19 cases'
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) With nearly 7,000 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, and having registered an average over 5,000 cases in the past one week, India now ranks 10th in the global infection list, overtaking Iran, an early hotspot of coronavirus. Experts reckon the movement of migrant workers was a man-made crisis, which deterred India from reaping benefits of the lockdown, and was also one of the biggest factors behind the extraordinary surge in new cases.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Laxman praises Syed Amjad for feeding lorry drivers & cleaners
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) With the world struggling to come to grips with the coronavirus pandemic and its effects, people have been going out of their way to help the poor and the needy in these tough times. And former India batsman V.V.S. Laxman hailed the effort of Syed Amjad who has been feeding lorry drivers and cleaners.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Fear of pandemic drives Delhites to wear masks, reveals police report (IANS Exclusive, Ld)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The fear of pandemic has finally driven the Delhites to wear masks while stepping out of their homes.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala CM's hometown turns coronavirus hotspot
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) When the figures of the Covid-19 impact on Monday was reviewed, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's hometown -- Pinarayi in Kannur has been declared as a new hotspot.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Domestic flights take off amid chaos, confusion
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Passengers were seen harried across airports, including the national capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), on Monday as many domestic flights were cancelled due to the limit on arrivals and departures by state governments.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Mahant Nritya Gopal Das visits makeshift Ram temple site
Ayodhya, May 25 (IANS) Twenty-eight years after the Babri Masjid demolition, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, chairman of the Shri Ram Janambhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, visited the makeshift Ram temple and offered prayers on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Zomato's food delivery CEO Mohit Gupta made co-founder
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Foodtech unicorn Zomato has promoted its CEO for Food Delivery, Mohit Gupta, to the position of Co-Founder. The announcement was made by Zomato CEO Deepinder Goyal in an internal email to employees.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
COVID-19: Japan baseball league nears return
Tokyo, May 25 (IANS) The Japanese baseball season is set for resumption after two teams reportedly held practice games on Monday. The league has been suspended since March 20 as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus.
2020-05-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
How drones can better monitor explosive volcanoes
London, May 25 (IANS) Drones can be a great help in providing needed information in a crisis situation, as well as in the study of explosive volcanoes, say researchers.
2020-05-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Cops gift toys to migrant children in UP
Jhansi (UP), May 25 (IANS) The Jhansi police presented its human face on Sunday when it distributed toys to children of migrant workers on the UP-MP border.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Sachin, Bindra among sportspersons condoling Balbir Singh Sr's death
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar led the list of sports personalities who thronged social media to pay their last respects to hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior, who passed away aged 96 at a private hospital in Chandigarh on Monday.
2020-05-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey