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Google wrongly inserts Dr Rajkumar's picture in Tamil movie's star cast
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Tech giant Google has courted a fresh controversy over wrongly inserting late Kannada thespian Dr Rajkumar's photograph for a character named 'Half Boil' in Vijay Sethupathi Tamil starrer "Vikram Vedha".
2021-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Fresh standoff between Delhi and Centre over doorstep ration scheme
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A fresh standoff between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ruled Delhi government and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led central government erupted with Food and Civil Supplies Department raising various concerns on Delhi government's proposed door-step ration delivery scheme.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Heineken now has controlling stake in Kingfisher-maker United Breweries
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Heineken International B.V. now has controlling stake in United Breweries Ltd (UBL) after it picked up nearly 15 per cent additional stake in the company.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Encounter breaks out in South Kashmir's Shopian
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) A gunfight broke out between terrorists and security forces at Shirmal area in South Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Javelin ace Chopra to compete in Kuortane Games on Friday
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will be part of a highly competitive field at the Kuortane Games on Friday in Finland in a bid to further boost his confidence ahead of next month's Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
India returns Bangladeshi minor girl pushed into prostitution
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India on Wednesday handed over to Bangladesh a 17-year-old girl who was pushed into prostitution six months ago by a gang involved in illegal human trafficking between the two countries.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Microsoft to end expanded 'Cyberpunk 2077' refund policy in July
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Microsoft is ending an expanded refund policy on July 6 that the company implemented for Cyberpunk 2077 following its buggy launch in December 2020.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Call off Ashes if families can't accompany players: Vaughan
London, June 23 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has joined the chorus for the country's cricketers to be allowed to travel with their families for the Ashes later this year, saying that if they are not allowed "to have their family members with them", the tour should be "called off".
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Taapsee Pannu set to return from Russia vacation
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu shared with fans on Wednesday that she is all set to pack her bags and bid goodbye to her fun holiday in Russia.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Danish central bank expects economy to grow by 3.3%
Copenhagen, June 23 (IANS) Denmark's reopening schedule is having the effect of returning economic activity "close to pre-pandemic levels" and "a mild boom" should be expected in coming years, the Danmarks Nationalbank said on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Denmark,Business/Economy,Politics
Delhi-Lucknow pollution went past 'permissible limits' in lockdown
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India rejoiced in the silver lining of clear skies during the Covid-19 resultant lockdown in 2020 and 2021 but an analysis by New Delhi-based climate communications initiative, Climate Trends on Wednesday showed pollution levels remained above permissible limits in Delhi and Lucknow.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
64% vaccination in rural India on June 21: VK Paul
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Rural India administered 63.68 per cent of the total vaccinations carried out on Monday (June 21), the first day when the revised vaccination guidelines came into force.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kenyan police reservist killed in suspected Shabab attack
Mandera, June 23 (IANS) A Kenyan police reservist was killed and two others injured when suspected Shabab militants struck for the third day running here, in northeast Kenya, early Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Kenya,Politics,Defence/Security
NCB detains Dawood brother in drugs case
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has detained Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar - the Mumbai-based sibling of absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar - in connection with a drugs-related case.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kangana undergoes body scan for Indira Gandhi's role in 'Emergency'
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut took to social media on Wednesday to share the news with fans that she is undergoing body scan to play Indira Gandhi in her next film titled "Emergency".
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Blast near Hafiz Saeed's house in Lahore claims 2 lives, injures over 15
Lahore, June 23 (IANS) At least two people have died while over 15 persons have been critically injured in a massive bomb blast in the Joher town area in Lahore on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Twitter for iOS supports sending tweets to Instagram Stories
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) A new update to the iOS Twitter app is allowing tweets to be shared directly to Instagram Stories.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Conditions not favourable for rainfall in Delhi & adjoining
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) People in Delhi, Rajasthan, west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh and Punjab will have to wait some more days for monsoon as the MeT on Wednesday forecast wind patterns and conditions were currently not favourable for sustained rainfall in these regions.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Police locates 12-yr-old Delhi girl in UP's Etawah
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Delhi police on Wednesday said it had resolved a case of 'kidnapping' within hours after it traced a 12-year-old Delhi girl to Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district. The girl had allegedly run away from her home to become a TikTok star as her mother used to scold her over studies.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
61K more vials of Amphotericin B allocated to states/UTs: Centre
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Union Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister D.V Sadananda Gowda announced that an additional 61,120 vials of Liposomal Amphotericin-B, used in the treatment for mucormycosis or 'black fungus', have been allocated to all states/UTs and Central Institutions on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
TN farmer assaulted by cop dies, family demands action
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Murugesan, a 47-year-old farmer from Edayappatti, Salem district who was brutally assaulted by a policeman in broad daylight, died on Wednesday, following which, the family demanded action against the erring officials.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PSBs to get Rs 9k cr from assets of economic offenders, FM assures cases being actively pursued
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) State-run banks will get a total of Rs 9,041.5 crore through the sale of assets belonging to economic offenders such as Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, attached or seized by the Enforcement Directorate under the provisions of PMLA.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nothing wrong in calling Centre 'Ondriya Arasu': Stalin
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Tami Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stain on Wednesday said it is not a social crime to use the Tamil term "Ondria Arasu" denoting the Union Government, instead of "Madhya Arasu" meaning the Central Government.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Cabinet nod to pact with Caribbean nation to fight offshore tax evasion (Ld)
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) In a bid to curb offshore tax evasion, the Union Cabinet has approved an agreement between India and the Caribbean nation -- Saint Vincent and The Grenadines.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maldives eases curbs on non-essential travel, reduces curfew hours
Male, June 23 (IANS) With the Covid-19 cases dropping below 200 in Maldives, the authorities on Wednesday lifted restrictions on domestic non-essential travel and also reduced curfew hours.
2021-06-23
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine,Politics
New study finds key to boost pigeon pea yields in India
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) A breakthrough study on plant symbioses, holds promise of higher pigeon pea yields in the country.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Oppn parties becoming hindrance in fight against Covid: Nadda
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party Chief J P Nadda on Wednesday said that opposition parties are becoming a hindrance in the country's fight against Covid.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Never thought of cancelling the Games: Tokyo 2020 spokesman
Tokyo, June 23 (IANS) With 30 days to go and the Covid-19 pandemic far from being contained in Japan and the world, the Tokyo 2020 organisers believe the Games will take place on the night of July 23.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Autopsy study shows Covid harms brain like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
New York, June 23 (IANS) People who died of Covid-19 showed signs that were similar to the brains of individuals who died of neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, according to a study.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Lack of expectations can help SL vs England: Skipper Perera
Cardiff, June 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Kusal Perera said ahead of the opening T20I match against England here on Wednesday that the issue plaguing his team was that it was not able to translate its performance during training in competitive matches.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
WhatsApp privacy policy: Delhi HC refuses stay on notice by CCI
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has refused to stay a notice issued by the Competition Commission of India (CCI), asking WhatsApp to furnish certain information in connection with the probe, ordered in March, on the instant messaging app's new updated privacy policy.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sidhu will be called to meet panel: Harish Rawat
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Congress general secretary in-charge of Punjab, Harish Rawat said on Wednesday that Punjab MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu will be called to meet the the three-member panel headed by Mallikarjun Kharge soon and the issue will be resolved by the first week of July.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Telangana caps Covid treatment charges in pvt hospitals
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) The government of Telangana on Wednesday issued orders fixing treatment and investigation charges for Covid-19 in private hospitals.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
IBM, IISc unveil lab to advance Hybrid Cloud research in India
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) IBM in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here on Wednesday unveiled the 'IBM-IISc Hybrid Cloud' lab to advance research in hybrid cloud technologies and drive breakthrough innovations in this area.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Science/Tech,Technology,Education
Cabinet nod to pact with 2 Caribbean nations to fight offshore tax evasion
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) In a bid to curb offshore tax evasion, the Union Cabinet has approved an agreement between India and the Caribbean nations -- Saint Vincent and The Grenadines.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Manjrekar puts Gill's failure in WTC final on flawed footwork
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Former India cricketer-turned-commentator, Sanjay Manjrekar, criticised Shubman Gill's footwork and blamed it for the young opener's failure in the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand here.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bengal Speaker Biman Banerjee complains against guv Dhankhar
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The ongoing tussle between the state government and governor Jagdeep Dhankhar turned murkier after West Bengal assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee complained against the constitutional head of the state for interfering into the matters related to parliamentary democracy and functioning of the House.
2021-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Goa is first rabies-free state in the country: CM
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Goa has not reported a single rabies case in the last three years, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday, making Goa the first rabies-free state in the country.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Jadeja pips Holder to become world No. 1 all-rounder, Ashwin fourth
Dubai, June 23 (IANS) India's Ravindra Jadeja is the world No. 1 all-rounder in Test cricket, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings. The southpaw displaced West Indian Jason Holder from the top, and is two rating points ahead of the Barbadian with 386.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Tejashwi Yadav blames Nitish Kumar for split in LJP
Patna, June 23 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tussle in the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav blamed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for breaking a political party.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Cook calls Pelosi, warns of antitrust legislation pitfalls: Report
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook has contacted US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers in an effort to sway opinion against the ratification of a set of sweeping antitrust bills that aim to rein in Big Tech, the media reported.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
USISP donates 400 oxygen concentrators to Andhra
Amaravati, June 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Covid nodal officer Arja Srikanth on Wednesday said the US India Strategic Partnership (USISP) donated 400 oxygen concentrators to the state.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
BJP a travel agency for wilful defaulters: Cong
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said it has handed over assets worth Rs 9,371 crore belonging to fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi to state-run banks, the Congress questioned the BJP for aiding the fugitives and accused it of being a 'travel agency for wilful defaulters'.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ayushmann turns Insta poet, shares memories from college days
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana on Wednesday donned the poet's hat on Instagram, and went down memory lane recalling his college days.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BCI to set up varsity for legal education, research in Goa
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) The Goa cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of an international university for legal education and research, a project funded by the Bar Council of India, chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
For travel operators, second wave clogs rebound route, revenues to touch only 40% of pre-pandemic levels in FY22
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The tours and travel industry, which was beginning to recover before the second wave of Covid-19 infections began, will now see revenue this fiscal reaching only 35%-40% of the pre-pandemic levels, ratings agency Crisil said on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
CPL alters dates to accommodate Indian Premier League in UAE
St. John's (Antigua), June 23 (IANS) Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Ricky Skerritt has confirmed that the dates of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) had been tweaked in consultation with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to accommodate the remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which was suspended on May 4 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Get your jab? Discount awaits on air travel
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) In an industry first initiative, low cost carrier Indigo has started offering a discount of up to 10 per cent on its base air fare booking to customers in a bid to encourage vaccination among the masses -- either one or both the Covid-19 vaccine doses are welcome.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
Bomb blast near Hafiz Saeed's house in Lahore kills 2
Lahore, June 23 (IANS) A massive bomb blast occurred near the house of terrorist Hafiz Saeed in Lahore's Johar Town area on Wednesday, in which at least two persons were killed, while 17 others have sustained injuries.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Terrorism
This Kerala student draws using her hands, feet and mouth
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) Here is an artist in Kerala who has mastered the skill of drawing caricatures simultaneously using both her hands, feet and mouth.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Kerala,National
Thieves cut bulldozer into pieces, sell to scrap dealer in B'luru
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) After seeing a bulldozer parked for a year on a roadside, two miscreants hit upon an idea to break it into pieces and then sold it to a scrap dealer, said the police on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asian Paints' board approves appointment of Deepak Satwalekar as Chairman
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The Board of Directors of Asian Paints has approved the appointment of Deepak Satwalekar as the Chairman of the Company.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delta plus variant: Goa increases screening along Maha border
Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Goa has increased screening of the border it shares with the Sindhudurg district in South Maharashtra, where the Delta plus Covid variant has been found, chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
People saving less, household savings moderate in Q3 FY21
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The opening of the economy and easing of Covid infections last year has affected the financial savings of households.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP pulls out 'unity card' strategy before 2022 UP Assembly polls
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) There are political compulsions for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to put up a united front before next year's Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya's residence for lunch is reported to be a part of this strategy.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Would statehood demand be building block for tomorrow's all party meeting?
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) It is a 'Delhi Chalo moment for all the mainstream political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as they meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his Lok Kalyan Marg residence in Delhi on Thursday afternoon.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Antiguan PM Gaston Browne faces questions on Choksi in Parliament
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne faced a barrage of questions in Parliament on Indian fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, who is wanted in India in Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, local media reported.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FB working on visual search for shopping on Instagram
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Facebook is working on visual search technology for Instagram as it doubles down on shopping features throughout its platform.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cabinet nod to merge CRWC with Central Warehousing Corporation
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Taking another step towards bringing private sector's efficiencies in public sector undertakings, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved to merge and transfer all assets, liabilities, rights and obligations of 'Central Railside Warehouse Company Limited' (CRWC) with its holding enterprise 'Central Warehousing Corporation' (CWC).
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nicki Minaj defends Michael B. Jordan over name of his new rum brand
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Hollywood star Michael B. Jordan has been accused of cultural appropriation over the name of his new rum brand, and rapper Nicki Minaj has come out in defense of the actor.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian shooters take aim in World Cup with an eye on Olympics
Osijek (Croatia), June 23 (IANS) The International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup here from Thursday will be the last chance for 15 Indian shooters to test their skills for the Jul 23-Aug 8 Olympic Games in Japan.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Croatia,Sports,Other Sports
Nishad Party in UP eyes DyCM post, RS seat
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Even though the BJP has been bending backwards to woo the Nishad Party, its leaders now seem to be demanding their pound of flesh.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Amid infighting, Punjab Cong leaders meet Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Sunil Jhakhar, finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal and Rajya Sabha MP Pratap Singh Bajwa met Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday to apprise him of the situation after infighting escalated in the state.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Babil to dad Irrfan: Working so hard man, wish you were here to witness
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Babil Khan, son of late Bollywood star Irrfan Khan, wishes his father, whom he fondly calls Baba, was around to witness the debut ant working hard.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Arjun Rampal shares pics from Budapest vacay with girlfriend Gabriella, son Arik
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal took to Instagram on Wednesday to share photographs from his vacation in Budapest, Hungary, with girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades and their son Arik.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cabinet approves allocation of additional foodgrain to NFSA beneficiaries
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday has approved allocation of additional foodgrain under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (Phase IV) for another period of five months from July to November.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SBI may need to raise only up to Rs 9K cr in capital in FY22
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Country's largest bank State Bank of India may raise only up to Rs 9,000 crore in capital through additional tier I bonds (AT1 bonds) in current financial year (FY22) and could consider additional raising plan only next year to further enhance it's capital adequacy profile.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
At least 12 injured in Lahore blast: Media
Lahore, June 23 (IANS) At least 12 people were injured in a blast in Lahorex, Pakistan on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Ayushmann turns Insta poet, shares pic from student days
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana on Wednesday donned the poet's hat on Instagram, and went down memory lane revalling his college days.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AstraZeneca says 92% vaccine effectiveness against Delta variant
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) AstraZeneca said new data from Public Health England (PHE) demonstrated COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca, offers high levels of protection against the Delta variant (B.1.617.2; formerly the 'Indian variant).
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
10 of 52 UP hospitals wasted oxygen: IIT report
Kanpur (UP), June 23 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has submitted a report to the state government on the oxygen wastage in hospitals across Uttar Pradesh during the month of May.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Former West Indies skipper Sammy becomes CWI board member
St. John's (Antigua), June 23 (IANS) Former West Indies skipper, Daren Sammy has become a member of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Board of Directors, following his appointment as an independent non-member director by the CWI Board.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Gurugram: Man sodomises six-year-old, arrested
Gurugram, June 23 (IANS) A man was arrested in Gurugram for allegedly sodomising a six-year-old boy in the Firoz Gandhi colony area, the police said on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
itel likely to launch 4K Android TVs in India in July
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) itel is expected to unveil a range of new 4K Android TVs in July for Indian consumers. It has revealed some of the important features of the new television range. Here is what we know so far.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Hyderabad Airport ensures strict adherence to Covid protocols
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) Hyderabad International Airport is taking stringent measures to comply with Covid protocols to ensure safe flying.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
US researchers flag more deadly mutation in Gamma Covid variant
New York, June 23 (IANS) A mutation in the Gamma variant (P1) of coronavirus disease is linked to increased mortality, a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and MIT researchers said on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Furore as rat nibbles patient's cheek in Mumbai civic hospital
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a patient undergoing treatment in the ICU of a BMC hospital was reportedly bit by a rat on his cheek, sparking off protests, here on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Tinder is letting users chat before match
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) With an aim to help people know each other from afar before a meeting, dating app Tinder has announced 'Hot Takes' that will let users chat before they match.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Don't mix electoral politics with macroeconomics, macro-strategic matters' (Book Review)
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Indias rise is inevitable despite current pitfalls or past mistakes but for that electoral politics needs to be kept apart from macroeconomics and macro-strategic matters while greater synergy is required in civil-military matters and the country considers the instrument of military diplomacy to further national interests with many countries being governed by military/quasi military governments, says a new compilation of 19 scholarly articles on the roadmap ahead for the nation.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Vax likely to be mandatory for UP legislators in monsoon session
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Vaccination is likely to be mandatory for all the Uttar Pradesh MLAs, who attend the monsoon session of the state legislature, likely to be convened in August.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mandalay shootout Worries Myanmar Junta
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Myanmar's military junta has ordered an extensive combing operation in the country's second biggest city Mandalay after a shootout on Tuesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, India,Politics
FM for changing financing & development priorities
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday participated virtually in Asia Infrastructure Forum (AIF2021) on 'Enabling sustainable infrastructure for Asia's recovery'.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chennai cops deletes obscene contents on social media
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) The cyber crime division of the Chennai police has started cracking its whip on obscene content on social media and web portals and video platforms including YouTube.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kartik Aaryan to star in musical love-saga titled 'Satyanarayan Ki Katha'
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan has been roped in for a musical love saga titled "Satyanarayan Ki Katha", directed by National Award-winner Sameer Vidwans. The actor officially announced the news with a motion poster of the film he shared on Instagram on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
The male partners involvement in a couple's fertility journey
New Delhi, June 23 (IANSlife) Fertility treatment is a stressful process for a couple. At times, it becomes so intense that either of the two partners starts to withdraw and isolate from family, friends, and community. This happens mostly with the females because the anxiety and anticipation tends to overwhelm her. This is exactly when she needs the support of her partner. It's essential that the male partner communicates so that he not only lets her know he is there for her, but also helps her express what she is going through.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Yoga across generations
New Delhi, June 23 (IANSlife) The benefits of practicing yoga is well known to one and all. Not only does it keep you healthy but also rejuvenates the mind and soul. When it comes to being healthy there's no such thing as starting out too young; don't take out word for it, just check out these Bollywood celebrities who swear by yoga and are passing down the 'good habit' to the next generation.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Five bathroom space trends
New Delhi, June 23 (IANSlife) Whether you are trying to wake up from your sleepy tendrils from the night before or relaxing after a long tiring day -- a soothing shower in your most private space, aka bathroom, can do it all. In fact, for most of us, the bathroom is a space that provides us with a comfortable and secure sanctum, somewhere we rinse off our stress, alleviate our mood with a peppy song or relax muscles with a soothing number, have imaginary arguments and definitely make lots and lots of future plans.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The 5 minute 'no make-up look'
New Delhi, June 23 (IANSlife) While we all enjoy trying out the latest makeup trends and getting dolled up for an evening out, there's something to be said for a natural, fresh-faced look. The no-makeup look has remained popular for good reason: it is flattering on everyone, super easy to achieve, and insanely quick. It's one of those makeup looks you see on the runway as well as walking down the street, and it always looks great. Delhi-based professional make-up artist Gitanshi Dua shares a few tips to achieve the look:
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Dowry deaths: Kerala officials have to give affidavit, only on paper
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) With reports of suicide deaths by young girls after being harassed in the name of bringing less dowry, a note by the then chief minister Oommen Chandy in 2014, has turned viral.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Summer refreshing mango dessert
New Delhi, June 23 (IANSlife) This summer, try stirring up some traditional Indian chillers and street drinks, made from seasonal fruits, herbs and spices. These traditional coolers are the perfect way to beat the heat on sizzling summer days. Bharti Sanghi, Founder, LIFE -- Artisanal food, shares two desert recipes made from mangoes that are high on taste as well as nutrition and super easy to make.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pregnancy after menopause?
New Delhi, June 23 (IANSlife) Social media frequently reports celebrity like Naomi Campbell, who recently became a mother at the age of 50, or a 74 year old, Erramatti Mangayamma from Andhra Pradesh, who holds the record for being the oldest woman to give birth through IVF.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Rethinking Fenestration from the lens of sustainability
New Delhi, June 23 (IANSlife) Sustainability has become a catchphrase to describe our lifestyle. The concept has emerged as the ideal model for our built up environment to meet our needs without denying the needs of future generations.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,IANS Life
Director Amit Masurkar: 'Sherni' was a difficult film to score music
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) "Sherni" director Amit Masurkar has opened up on the music of the film, saying he is glad to have collaborated with composers Naren Chandavarkar and Benedict Taylor for the project.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
40 cases of Delta Plus variant found in India
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) As many as 40 cases of Delta Plus Covid variant have been detected in India -- the strain which the government has tagged as a "Variant of Concern".
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Golden Baba' gets gold mask for himself
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 23 (IANS) Now known as 'Bappi Lahiri of UP', this man from Kanpur is making news for having got himself a mask made of gold.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Bumrah wears wrong jersey, returns to dressing room to change it
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) India pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah was caught in a slightly awkward situation on the fifth day of the World Test Championship final at the Hampshire Bowl -- when he opened the bowling against New Zealand wearing a wrong jersey.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Man sears his 3 children with iron rod, arrested
Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 40-year-old man in a fit of rage, seared his three young children from first wife with an iron rod, said the police on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After 15 months MMTS trains return to Hyd tracks
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) After 15 months, Multi-Modal Transport Service (MMTS) in twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and outskirts partially resumed on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra Police bust international marijuana smuggling racket
Amaravati, June 23 (IANS) Prakasam district police in Andhra Pradesh seized 400 kg marijuana and arrested a band of five international smugglers, including an elusive smuggling mastermind Deverakonda Erresh.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Piramal Pharma completes acquisition of Hemmo Pharmaceuticals
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Piramal Pharma has completed the acquisition of Hemmo Pharmaceuticals Private Ltd for cash consideration of Rs 775 crore and earn-outs linked to achievement of milestones.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
New Quran writer Rizvi accused of rape
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board member and former chairman, Waseem Rizvi, has been accused of rape by his driver's wife.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion,Cinema/Showbiz
Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh to star in series 'Rocket Boys'
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actors Jim Sarbh and Ishwak Singh have been roped in for the web series "Rocket Boys".
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Economic shocks from 2nd Covid wave will be less severe
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Moody's Investors Service estimates that the overall hit to India's economy to be softer than during the first wave last year.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Bhojpuri stars to add glamour to UP polls, Khesari Lal meets Akhilesh
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) The upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, due early next year, will witness a starry war from the Bhojpuri film industry.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Oxford scientists to study ivermectin's efficacy for Covid treatment
London, June 23 (IANS) A team of scientists at the University of Oxford have on Wednesday announced a trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of ivermectin -- an antiparasitic drug -- for people at more risk of serious illness from Covid-19.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Tokyo 2020: PM wishes very best to Indian contingent
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) On the occasion of Olympic Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his wishes to the Indian contingent taking part in Tokyo Olympics, beginning July 23.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports,Politics
Rs 9,371 cr seized assets of Mallya-Choksi-Nirav Modi transferred to banks: ED
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said it has handed over assets worth Rs 9,371 crore belonging to fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi to state-run banks to realise the losses on account of the fraud committed against them.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bengal forms high level panel to deal with 3rd Covid wave
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Though the daily infection level in West Bengal has come down to below 2,000 but the state government is not leaving anything to chance and has set up a high-level committee to effectively control the third wave of coronavirus that is likely to hit the country in the next two months. The committee that will have its first official meeting on Wednesday will formulate a strategy to develop infrastructure and also determine the treatment procedure so that the disease can be controlled from the beginning.
2021-06-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Majority parents not ready to send kids to school
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A total of 76 per cent parents are not ready to send their children to school till cases in their district go down to zero or children get vaccinated.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jaishankar's urgent call to disrupt Pak terror link marks new phase in India's Afghan diplomacy
New Delhi, June 23: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar's clarion call during his address to the UN Security Council on Tuesday marks a new pro-active phase in India's global diplomacy on Afghanistan.
2021-06-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Australia and China spar over the Great Barrier Reef
After coronavirus origins and a trade war, the two are now locked over the health of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR).
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,National
Emmy Awards announce gender-neutral option for nominees and winners
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) The Television Academy's Board of Governors shared the news that they have approved the gender-neutral option for nominees and winners.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Immigration/Law/Rights
Two arrested in Jamnagar GG Hospital sexual harassment case
Gandhinagar, June 23 (IANS) The Jamnagar police of Gujarat on Tuesday arrested two male medical attendants for sexual harassment of females in state-run GG Hospital following an FIR that was lodged on Tuesday. The police will produce both of them in the court on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mongolia's Covid-19 cases top 100,000
Ulan Bator, June 23 (IANS) Mongolia recorded 2,213 new Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours, raising the nationwide tally to 100,263, the country's health ministry said Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Mongolia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Google Phone's quick way to message a business
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Google Phone is making it easier than ever to message a business instead of calling them with a new "Chat" button.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Exciting finish expected but bundling out Kiwis difficult: Gavaskar
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar expects an exciting finish to the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand on the reserve day on Wednesday but is sceptical about the bowlers being able to bundle out the opposition with just one full day of play remaining.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Naidu deliberately didn't appoint EO in Mansas Trust: YSRCP
Amaravati, June 23 (IANS) Senior Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leader and Rajya Sabha MP, V. Vijayasai Reddy on Wednesday alleged that opposition leader Nara Chandrababu Naidu deliberately did not appoint a full time executive officer (EO) in Mansas Trust so that he and Ashok Gajapati Raju could bend the rules.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
50% of NPCIL's generation in South shut down for maintenance
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) A total of 1,660 MW of atomic power capacity belonging to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) has been shut down largely for refuelling and maintenance in Southern India.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Technology
TN CM Stalin likely to head Temple Advisory Committee
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu chief minister, M.K. Stalin is likely to head the state-level temple advisory committee to be constituted in the near future. The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) minister P.K. Sekar Babu will be the vice-chairman of the committee.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Ali Baba's fortune being spent on J&K's road & rail connectivity
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) There can be no development without road and rail connectivity, this is the mantra adopted by the Lt Governor Manoj Sinha to ensure all inclusive development in Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
'Delta variant greatest threat to US, accounts for 20% of Covid cases'
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The Delta variant has emerged as the greatest threat to the efforts of combatting the coronavirus pandemic in the US as it now accounts for more than 20 per cent of cases in the country, top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci has said.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Fuel prices unchanged on Wednesday
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Fuel retailers spared consumers of further increase in fuel prices by keeping retail rates of petrol and diesel unchanged on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fool-proof Covid protocols: BCB taking no chance with Australia series
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has asserted that there will be water-tight compliance of the Covid-19 protocols when the Australian cricket team arrives in Dhaka next month to play five T20 Internationals in early August.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Health/Medicine,Cricket
Competitive sports will take more time to commence in TN
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) While the Tamil Nadu government has relaxed lockdown rules permitting sports training without spectators in Chennai, Chengalpet, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts of the state, competitive sports activities could take a month to start in Chennai and the adjoining districts.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Sports
Nehha Pendse-Siddharth Menon starrer 'June' goes live on Planet Marathi Cinema on June 30
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Planet Marathi OTT has been piquing the curiosity of Marathi fans ever since their launch with announcements of web series and web films in their kitty. Now the release of Planet Marathi OTTs first Marathi film "June" will mark the beginning of their journey. The films release and launch of the platform is timed perfectly together on June 30, 2021.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gujarat BJP chief seeks rejection of Dhanani plea on Remdesivir hoarding
Gandhinagar, June 23 (IANS) Gujarat BJP president C.R. Paatil has said in an affidavit that the petition filed by Leader of the Opposition (LOP) and Congress MLA Paresh Dhanani over "illegal distribution" of Remdesivir from the BJP's Surat office, be rejected by the Gujarat High Court with "exemplary cost" as there was no illegal hoarding.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
US seizes websites used by Iranian news outlets
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US on Tuesday seized dozens of websites used by the Iranian news outlets for "violation of sanctions."
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics
Foxconn offers 'record-high' bonuses to recruits for iPhone 13 assembly
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Apple's largest manufacturing partner Foxconn is offering "record-high" signing bonuses in an effort to recruit workers for iPhone 13 production over the next few months, the media reported.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Microsoft 2nd US firm to pass $2 trillion market cap
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft reached a $2 trillion market capitalisation in trading, joining a small group of global companies that have crossed that threshold -- including Apple.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Yogi to be CM face in UP, BJP's Raj CM face to be decided by party: Arun Singh
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) BJP general secretary and Rajasthan in charge Arun Singh on Wednesday announced here that Yogi Adityanath will be the face of Assembly elections to be held in Uttar Pradesh in early next year and the face of the chief minister in Rajasthan will be decided by the BJP Parliamentary Board.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Laos sees decline in dengue fever cases
Vientiane, June 23 (IANS) Laos saw a decline in dengue fever cases in the first six months of 2021, compared to the corresponding period of last year.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic,Health/Medicine,Politics
New Zealand reports 4 Covid cases in managed isolation
Wellington, June 23 (IANS) New Zealand reported four cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation, and no new cases in the community on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
Will need solid plan to bundle out NZ on reserve day: Shami
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) Pace bowler Mohammed Shami said that his team would need to score as many runs as possible on the reserve day and have some solid plan in place to bundle out New Zealand if India are to win the World Test Championship final at Hampshire Bowl here on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Super Follows, Ticketed Spaces coming to Twitter
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter has announced that it will begin rolling out applications for Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces, giving creators an early shot at joining in the first group of testers for the features.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sydney sealed off with latest uptick in Covid cases
Sydney, June 23 (IANS) Australia's Sydney saw a further 16 locally acquired cases of Covid-19, the new one-day high in the latest outbreak.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Chennai corporation sends messages, calls people for 2nd dose
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) The Greater Chennai Corporation is sending out messages and calling people who have missed their second dose of vaccine due to the unavailability of the jab earlier.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Equity indices shed gains post gap-up opening
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices pared their initial gains after a gap-up opening to trade on a flat-to-negative note on Wednesday morning.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pilot vs Gehlot: Cong leader summoned in Raj phone tapping case
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) Stepping up its investigation on the FIR filed by union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in Rajasthan phone tapping case, the Delhi Crime Branch has issued a notice to Congress chief whip Mahesh Joshi and summoned him for interrogation on June 24 at Prashant Vihar office.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Biden to deliver address over soaring crime rates in US major cities
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US President Joe Biden is set to deliver an address focusing on his administration's crime prevention strategy on Wednesday as multiple major cities across the country are facing crime spikes.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Pakistan records lowest number of Covid deaths in 8 months
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) The lowest number of deaths and cases of coronavirus infections was reported on Tuesday in Pakistan for over eight months.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Amid Covid, Zimbabwe Cricket gets govt nod to host B'desh
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Bangladesh's tour of Zimbabwe for a one-off Test, three ODIs and an equal number of T20 Internationals will go ahead as scheduled after the Zimbabwe Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) gave Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) the permission to host the series in July.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Epic Games releases free anti-cheat, voice chat services
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Fortnite developer Epic Games is launching free voice chat and anti-cheat services that developers can implement in their games.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pietersen to back England players if they want to pull out of Ashes series
London, June 23 (IANS) Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has come out in support of his country's cricketers on the prospect of them not being able to take their families to Australia during the long Ashes tour later this year.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Badshah: Truly believe in magic of India, especially its music
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) With last year's "Genda phool" and his latest track "Paani paani", rapper Badshah has started infusing Indian music and instruments in his compositions. He says it is a conscious choice as he truly believes in the magic of India and its culture -- especially the music and instruments that often end up lost in the new digital age.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rape accused shot while trying to flee from custody
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), June 23 (IANS) A 30-year-old man in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh, was shot in the leg by the police after he tried to flee from custody.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BHU to bear cost of patents and IPR
Varanasi (UP), June 23 (IANS) The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) administration will now bear the cost of patent and intellectual property right (IPR) for new research by students, as well as, teachers.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
'Illegal' properties of SP leaders demolished in UP
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), June 23 (IANS) Continuing its campaign against 'ill-gotten' properties, the Etah district administration and police have now demolished the properties of former SP MLA Rameshwar Singh Yadav and former district council president Jogendra Singh Yadav.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Aarogya Van' in Gorakhpur soon
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 23 (IANS) Gorakhpur will get the first planned medicinal forest or 'Aarogya Van' spread across 2,800 square metres in the heart of the city.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter completes 8th flight on Mars
Washington, June 23 (IANS) NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has completed its eighth flight on Mars on Monday, according to NASA.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
India records 50K Covid cases, crosses 3 crore-mark
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India recorded 50,848 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours taking the country's total caseload to over three crores, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Wednesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's ban cut to 4 years and 3 months
Lausanne, June 23 (IANS) Chinese swimmer Sun Yang's eight-year ban has been cut to four years and three months, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Other Sports
England through to Euro 2020 last 16 as group winners
London, June 23 (IANS) England advanced to the last 16 at Euro 2020 as Group D winners after beating the Czech Republic 1-0.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Euro 2020: Croatia beat Scotland 3-1 to reach last 16
Glasgow, June 23 (IANS) Croatia qualified for the last 16 of the European Championships with a 3-1 win against Scotland in Hampden Park.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
India, G4 allies force amendment to UNGA decision on Security Council reforms
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) India and its G4 allies have forced General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir to accept an amendment to the decision on rolling Security Council reform negotiations to the next Assembly session during a meeting at which he and Germany's Permanent Representative Christoph Heusgen clashed openly dropping the genteel style of diplomacy.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Stalkers throw teen off terrace in Mathura
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), June 23 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl was pushed off the terrace allegedly by three youths who barged into her house and assaulted her family members.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP: Veterans protest against police atrocities on ex-army man
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), June 23 (IANS) A 41-year-old retired army man, Resham Singh, who was allegedly thrashed, taken to a police station in Pilibhit and tortured for hours on May 3, has now launched an indefinite dharna along with the army veterans at Damodar Park in Bareilly.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S'pore to receive batch of vaccines, called Comirnaty
Singapore, June 23 (IANS) Singapore is set to receive a batch of vaccines called Comirnaty, as the Republic ramps up supplies to get as many people inoculated as possible.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Politics
KGMU tops with highest number of Covid tests
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) The King George's Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow has become the only institute in the country to have tested the highest number of Covid samples from 2020 till date.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
UP woman attacked, tonsured for marrying Dalit
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), June 23 (IANS) Three relatives of a 20-year-old Muslim woman have been arrested in Barabanki district after they allegedly assaulted her and shaved her head for marrying a Dalit man.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
China to release 50,000 tonnes of aluminum reserves
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) China will release 50,000 tonnes of aluminum from its national reserves amid efforts to ease commodity price hikes and cost pressure on firms.
2021-06-23
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Prithviraj: We're missing a happy film in Malayalam cinema lately (IANS Interview)
Kochi, June 23 (IANS) Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran acknowledges the industry has been missing "happy films", and the reason is the contained environment under which everyone has been living over the last one and a half year.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Smuggler shot dead by BSF along Indo-Pak border in Jammu
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday said it foiled a narcotic smuggling bid by seizing heroin and killing a smuggler at a border outpost along the International Border in the Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Nepal adds more destinations for resumed int'l flights
Kathmandu, June 23 (IANS) The Nepali government has decided to reopen international flights for more foreign destinations and partially resume domestic flights, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Politics
TN: 2 pipe bombs found in Tirunelveli cement factory
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Police on Wednesday morning found two 'pipe bombs' in a cement factory in Tirunelveli.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 179mn
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 179 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.88 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Seerat Kapoor wants to work with AR Rahman
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actress Seerat Kapoor, who is known for her work in Telugu films, is also a trained classical singer. She hopes that some day she will get to work with music maestro AR Rehman.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Argentina reports record-high daily Covid deaths
Buenos Aires, June 23 (IANS) Argentina has reported 792 more deaths from Covid-19, the highest single-day death tally to date, raising the national death toll to 90,281.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 delta variant now 20% of US cases
New York, June 23 (IANS) The Covid-19 delta variant, first identified in India, now accounts for more than 20 per cent of coronavirus infections in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Anya Taylor-Joy thought she'd never work again after 'The Witch' role
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Actress Anya Taylor-Joy, who made her feature film debut with "The Witch" six years ago, says she thought her career was over with the role, despite getting praised for her performance as Thomasin in the horror film.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Senate Republicans block Democrats' sweeping voting rights bill
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a sweeping legislation to overhaul federal elections, defeating Democrats' efforts to counter a wave of state-level voting restrictions.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
'US Fed will not raise rates preemptively on inflation fears'
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Tuesday that the central bank will not raise interest rates preemptively based on inflation fears, reiterating recent inflation surge is transitory.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
For peace in Afghanistan, hold terrorism supporters accountable: Jaishankar
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) As Afghanistan prepares for the pullout of the US troops, peace there requires zero tolerance for terrorism and those supporting terrorists must be held accountable, according to India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
UN envoy sees dire situation in Afghanistan
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) The UN Secretary-General's special representative for Afghanistan warned on Tuesday that the situation on the ground in the country is dire.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
US to fall short of Biden's July 4 vaccination goal: Official
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The White House said on Tuesday that the country will not hit US President Joe Biden's goal of getting 70 per cent of American adults to receive at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot by July 4.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
WTC final: 2 spectators evicted for hurling racist abuses at Taylor
Southampton, June 23 (IANS) The World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand was marred by racism controversy on the fifth day after the International Cricket Council (ICC) had to tell security to evict two spectators for abusing New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor.
2021-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
2 terrorists with pistols shot dead J&K police inspector (Ld)
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Two terrorists with pistols shot dead a police inspector on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday evening, officials said.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Nitish Kumar 'PM material', says JD-U legislator
Patna, June 23 (IANS) A JD-U lawmaker on Tuesday said Nitish Kumar was "PM material", whose "real chair" is not that of the Bihar Chief Minister but in Delhi.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Golfer Lahiri earns his ticket to second successive Olympics
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Leading Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri booked his berth to the Tokyo Olympic Games as he was placed 60th in the final Olympic golf rankings list published on Tuesday.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
KL University students develop e-bike with wireless charging
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) The students of KL Deemed University here have developed a unique electric bike with wireless charging technology.
2021-06-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Science/Tech,Technology
Euro 2020: Spain need a draw to enter last-16
Madrid, June 22 (IANS) Spain need a point in their last group game against Slovakia on Wednesday night to assure their place in the last-16 of European Championship.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Phase 1 of National Single Window System to be launched soon
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, said on Tuesday that the soft launch of the first phase of the National Single Window System would take place soon.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Recoveries continue to outnumber new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Recoveries continue to outnumber the daily Covid cases in Karnataka as 8,111 more patients have been discharged, while 3,709 fresh infections were reported across the state, said the health bulletin on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Hearing continues in Guj HC on petitions challenging Prohibition Act
Gandhinagar June 22 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday continued hearing, for the second day, six petitions, including a PIL, challenging the state Prohibition Act, 1949, mainly on the grounds of Right to Privacy and "manifest arbitrariness", as has been laid down in several cases in the Supreme Court.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
WTC final: India 64/2 at stumps after fifth day's play
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) India went to stumps at 64/2 on the fifth day of the World Test Championship final here on Tuesday, and will enter the reserve day on Wednesday with a lead of 32 over New Zealand.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
K'taka transfers Rs 6.23 cr financial aid to over 20K artists as relief package
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday transferred Rs 3,000 one-time cash relief to more than 20,000 artists across the state through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
AP seeks funds due to state from Centre to meet expenses
New Delhi/Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath on Tuesday met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and requested her to release the funds due to the state.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra CM welcomes judgment on Neradi barrage
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday welcomed the judgment of the Vamsadhara Tribunal permitting the state to construct the Neradi barrage across the Vamsadhara river.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Decision to reopen schools must be taken very cautiously: VK Paul
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) V.K. Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog, said on Tuesday that the decision to reopen schools has to be taken very cautiously.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Over 60,000 fans for Euro 2020 semis, final at Wembley
London, June 22 (IANS) More than 60,000 fans will be allowed to attend London's Wembley Stadium during the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final, confirmed UEFA on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Rahul Gandhi steps in resolve infighting in Punjab unit
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) After Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh met the party panel on the state in the national capital on Tuesday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi has stepped in to defuse the tension in the state unit.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NSUI slams UGC for ''Thank you PM Modi' posters move
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A day after the University Grants Commission (UGC) asked the universities and colleges to put up banners thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for starting the free vaccination drive for the 18+ population, the National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Tuesday described it as a "shameless act" and demanded UGC to address the students issues first.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi: Two arrested in Rs 55 lakh bank heist
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi police have arrested two men for breaking into a bank in Shahdara area and fleeing with nearly Rs 55 lakh, officials said.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Father sets 25-yr-old son on fire in Mangaluru
Mangaluru (Karnataka), June 22 (IANS) After a prolonged verbal duel and scuffle between a father and his son, a 52-year-old man in a fit of rage set his 25-year-old son on fire by dousing him in petrol over a frivolous issue in Mangaluru, the police said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
England may find it tough to win Ashes with families: Buttler
London, June 22 (IANS) England may find it difficult to bring back the Ashes, currently held by Australia, due to the absence of support of their families in Australia, says wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Centre alerts 3 states after Delta Plus variant is found in some districts
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Centre has alerted and advised Maharashtra, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh regarding the 'Delta Plus variant of SARS-CoV-2, currently a variant of concern (VOC), which has been found in some districts of these states.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nitish Kumar in Delhi, sets off speculation of Union Cabinet expansion
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) As soon as Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reached the national capital on Tuesday, speculation started doing rounds about possible expansion of the Narendra Modi cabinet and his Janata Dal-United joining the government.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
A tall order on 6th day of WTC final
Ageas Bowl (Southampton), June 22 (IANS) Theoretically, either India or New Zealand could still force victory in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship -- labelled as "The Ultimate Test" by the governors of the game, the International Cricket Council.
2021-06-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SEBI exempts Heineken from making open offer for share purchase in UBL
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Capital market regulator SEBI on Tuesday exempted Heineken International B.V. from the obligation of making an open offer for acquiring additional shares in United Breweries Limited (UBL).
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra Guv's timely intervention helped rescue of 42 child labourers
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhushan Harichandan's timely intervention has helped rescue of 42 child labourers.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Medvedev enters quarter-finals of Mallorca Open
Mallorca, June 22 (IANS) World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev beat Corentin Moutet 6-4, 6-2 to enter quarter-finals of Mallorca Open tennis here on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Iceland,Sports,Tennis
Assam tea gets record prices at 1st mjunction special auction
Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) The first International Tea Day Special Auction organised by mjunction services limited, India's leading B2B e-commerce company, fetched record prices and met with resounding success at the Jorhat tea e-marketplace.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
No reopening of schools without vaccines for below 18: Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday said that no decision can be taken yet with regard to opening schools as those below 18 years cannot be vaccinated with clinical trials for this age group still on.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
India get stuck into New Zealand's tail once again
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) Despite India's fightback on the fifth day, during which they dismissed eight New Zealand batsmen for 148 runs in the World Test Championship (WTC) final here, their struggle against the lower-order batting continued. New Zealand's last four wickets added 87 runs here at the Hampshire Bowl on Tuesday as they went from 162/6 to be 249 all out, taking a 32-run lead.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Public representatives should clear any misconceptions about vaccine'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday emphasised that public representatives should make persistent efforts to clear any misconceptions or confusions that the people may have about the vaccine.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JD-U has no role in LJP crisis, says Nitish Kumar
Patna/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) With the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) seeing a leadership tussle, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that his Janata Dal-United has no role in its crisis.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
CBDT comes up with new functionality for compliance check of non-filers
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) As part of the efforts to ease the compliance burden of taxpayers, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued a new functionality that would disclose if a person is liable to pay taxes at a higher rate for non-filing of returns with just a click of the button.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Create task force to look into issues in new IT portal: FinMin to ICAI
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Union Finance Ministry has asked the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to constitute a seven-member task force to look into the technical issues facing the new Income Tax e-filing portal developed by Infosys.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karnataka eases curbs in four more districts
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Karnataka on Tuesday decided to relax some Covid induced curbs in four more districts, where case positivity rate is still above 5 per cent but under control.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Recoveries outnumber daily Covid cases in J&K
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Decline in Covid cases continued in J&K as 999 patients have recovered, while 428 fresh infections and seven deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, health officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Police inspector shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) A Jammu and Kashmir Police Inspector was shot dead by suspected terrorists at Nowgam on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday evening, officials said.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
AIADMK warns of 3rd Covid wave, TN govt says it is prepared
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar said on Tuesday that the state should be guarded against a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, citing AIIMS Delhi Director Randeep Gulerias warning on the same.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
NCP plays down opposition meet, says convened by Rashtra Manch
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) After representatives of various opposition parties met at Sharad Pawar's house here for over two and a half hours on Tuesday, his NCP said that the meeting was not called by the party supremo but the Rashtra Manch of former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rifle snatched from CRPF recovered from slain terrorist
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) The rifle recovered from one of the three terrorists killed in an encounter at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday was snatched during a terrorist attack on a CRPF party at Lawaypora on the outskirts of Srinagar, the police said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sisodia seeks details of students to be enrolled in Delhi govt schools
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday asked the Directorate of Education (DoE) and Delhi Municipal Corporations (MCDs) for smooth integration of students joining Class 6 in state government schools from MCD-run schools.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Core group meets to discuss security situation in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) A core group comprising top officials from the civil administration and the security agencies met at the army's Badami Bagh Cantonment here on Tuesday to review the security situation in Kashmir.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Kerala sees 17% of country's new Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) While Kerala cites its successes in tackling Covid, it is now recording close to 17 per cent of new Covid cases reported in the country.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National
Bengaluru cancer survivors ask Modi to ban smoking, spitting in public
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) About 12 cancer survivors from Bengaluru on Tuesday made an appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa to take steps to impose a ban on tobacco sales, smoking, and spitting in public places which would help mitigate the spread of Covid-19 in the anticipated third wave and future waves.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
WTC final: Shami's 4-wicket haul restricts NZ 1st inns lead to 32
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) New Zealand could eke out only a 32-run lead in the first innings as India, powered by pacer Mohammed Shami's four-wicket haul (4/76), dismissed the Kiwis for 249 on the fifth day of the rain-hit World Test Championship final here on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Betting on PSL matches; five held in Hyderabad (Ld)
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Cyberabad police have busted an online cricket betting racket with the arrest of five bookies, who were involved in organising betting on an ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) match.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Focus back on Bhuvi as India fail to make early breakthroughs
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) Though Indian bowlers made a strong comeback and ran through the New Zealand middle-order on the fifth day of the World Test Championship (WTC) final on Tuesday, their failure to get early breakthroughs and extract seam movement brought forth the need to have pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Digital payments for charitable causes grow by 575% in lockdown 2.0
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) PayU, India's leading online payments solution provider, released the PayU Insights Report on Tuesday, providing a comparative analysis of lockdown periods in 2020 and 2021, as seen through changes in digital payments transactions across the platform.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
US Navy, IAF to carry out joint drill in Indian Ocean Region
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The US Navy and the Indian Air Force (IAF) will carry out joint drills in the Indian Ocean Region for two days starting Wednesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Himachal to end e-pass to enter state from July 1
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) To boost tourism, the Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday decided to end e-pass system to enter the state from July 1.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Srijit Mukherji replaces Rahul Dholakia as director of Mithali Raj biopic 'Shabaash Mithu'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji will now direct the Taapsee Pannu-starrer sports drama "Shabaash Mithu".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
People in TN letting their guard down with dip in Covid cases
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu maintaining a declining trend in daily Covid-19 cases and a steady increase in vaccination, most people of the state have started throwing caution to the winds and are flouting Covid protocols in public places.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi reports 134 new Covid cases, 8 deaths
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The national capital on Tuesday reported 134 new Covid-19 cases, while its daily test positivity rate stood at 0.20 per cent, according to the health bulletin issued by the Delhi government.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana CM lunches with residents of adopted village
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday hosted lunch for all residents in his adopted village in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India, Fiji sign MoU for cooperation in agriculture, allied sectors
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India and Fiji on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors between the two countries.
2021-06-22
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Chiranjeevi compliments Andhra CM on mega vaccination feat
Hyderabad/Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) At a time when his younger brother and Janasena founder, actor - politician Pawan Kalyan, considers Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy as his bete noire, megastar Chiranjeevi on Tuesday heaped praises on the CM for vaccinating 13.7 lakh people in the state on a single day.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Andhra HC orders jail for for two officials for contempt, relents
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday sentenced two senior civil servants to a week's imprisonment on contempt charges, but rescinded the punishment after the state government gave a written assurance on implementing its orders by Wednesday evening.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Samsung unveils new chipsets for better 5G solutions
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Tuesday shared its 5G vision and unveiled a line-up of new chipsets at a virtual event.
2021-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
World's first genetically modified rubber plant planted in Assam
Guwahati/Agartala, June 22 (IANS) In a historic step, the worlds first genetically modified (GM) rubber plant was planted on Tuesday on the outskirts of Guwahati by the Chairman and Executive Director of the Rubber Board, K.N. Raghavan.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Telangana asks banks not to withhold Rythu Bandhu amount
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday asked banks not to withhold any amount being credited in the accounts of farmers under Rythu Bandhu, the investment support scheme of the state government.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
TN Assembly pays homage to actor Vivek and others
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Tuesday paid homage to actor Vivek, writer Ki Rajanarayanan, Constituent Assembly member T.M. Kaliyannan, former Anna University Vice Chancellor M. Anandakrishnan and freedom fighter K. Thulasiah Vandayar.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
NIA arrests 2 KLF members in Shaurya Chakra awardee Sandhu murder case
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in the murder of Comrade Balwinder Singh Sandhu, a Shaurya Chakra awardee, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday said that it has arrested two absconding Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) activists who played a major role in his killing.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Euro 2020: Mount, Chilwell go into self-isolation, out of England squad
London, June 22 (IANS) Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell will miss England's last Euro 2020 group match against the Czech Republic later on Tuesday, as both players have gone into self-isolation.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Congress to attend all-party meet on J&K called by Centre
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress has decided to join the all-party meeting on J&K to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24, the first such meeting after August 2019, when the erstwhile state had lost its special status following the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35-A.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN rejects ONGC's applications to dig wells
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has refused permission to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd to dig 15 wells, the state Assembly was told on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
India, Bangladesh discuss border issues
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India and Bangladesh on Tuesday discussed effective border management and real-time intelligence sharing to foil cross-border crime and illegal trade.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Reports of dowry deaths shock many in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) A few suicide deaths of young women within months of marriage that have been reported in Kerala in the past few days has come as a shock to many and dowry appears to be the villain.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kartik Aaryan takes the jab, is 'now loading: antibodies'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan took the Covid vaccine on Tuesday at Hinduja Hospital, Khar, and shared the health update on Tuesday evening with fans.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hero MotoCorp to raise prices of two-wheelers from July I
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp will make an upward revision in the ex-showroom prices of its motorcycles and scooters, with effect from July 1.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Intel unveils network platform, software for 5G wireless networks
Barcelona, June 22 (IANS) Reaffirming its position as the leading network silicon provider, Intel has unveiled Intel Network Platform along with new additions to its product portfolio for 5G and edge at the MWC 2021.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Spain,Technology
European awards for Mumbai scientist's 'stem-cell' remedy to kill Covid-19
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Mumbai scientist-cum-researcher Pradeep Mahajan - who recently developed a unique stem-cell/platelet-based remedy to kill the coronavirus naturally - has bagged two top Global Health & Pharma, UK, awards for his therapy, here on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Radhika Apte takes second vaccine shot for Covid-19
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte took her second vaccine shot for Covid exactly a month after her first dose. The actress shared the update with fans on Instagram on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
With NCLT nod to resolution plan, Jet Airways may fly again in 6 months
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The now-grounded Jet Airways is likely to take the skies again within six months from now.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
There is NO vaccine hesitancy in India: Survey
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) There is no vaccine hesitancy in India. Belying the narrative put forward by a section of the media, the latest IANS CVoter Covid Tracker shows that overall, 80 per cent in India are pro-vaccine, which is almost 10 per cent more positive than the American public sentiment on vaccines.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Upper caste Hindus lead in pro-vaccine count, STs in vaccination
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Among all the social groupings, Scheduled Tribes have got the highest number of both shots of the Covid vaccine so far, as per the IANS CVoter Covid Tracker.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
OBCs, upper caste Hindus most keen to take vaccine jab
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Almost one-third of the Muslims feel that the anti-Covid vaccines are not compatible with their religious beliefs, a number equalled by the Scheduled Tribes among social groupings, as per the IANS CVoter Covid Tracker.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Adobe refreshes Premiere in new public beta
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Software major Adobe has announced its plans to offer an easier-to-use, more streamlined user experience in its popular video editor, Premiere Pro, with new changes first available to those in the public beta.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Heavy vehicle trial run through Qazigund-Banihal tunnel successful
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) The trial run of heavy motor vehicles, through the double-tube, four-lane Qazigund-Banihal tunnel on the Srinagar-Jammu highway, was conducted successfully on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Supriya Pilgaonkar back as Ishwari in 'Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi: Nayi Kahani'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Supriya Pilgaonkar returns as Ishwari in the new season of the show "Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi: Nayi Kahani".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Non-ferrous metal prices under pressure given surplus in global market
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Global supply of non-ferrous metals such as aluminium, copper and zinc have increased at a faster rate as compared to the recovery rate in their demand.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Young adults less likely to take Covid shots, says US CDC
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Younger adults in the US are more hesitant to take vaccines against the coronavirus disease than older adults, according to two new studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
CommerceIQ closes $60M funding round, to scale India operations
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Ecommerce management platform CommerceIQ on Tuesday said it has closed a $60M Series C funding round to scale India operations.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Shamita Shetty shares throwback pic and pep talk
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Shamita Shetty uploaded a picture from her childhood days on Instagram on Tuesday, looking cute in a frock, with a message for her followers.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Leopard runs amok in Agra city, rescued after four hours
Agra, June 22 (IANS) A leopard that had strayed into the urban clusters here two days back, was rescued on Tuesday after a four-hour-long operation in Etmauddaula area, across Yamuna.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
State to be responsible for even one fatality in exam, SC to Andhra
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday warned the Andhra Pradesh government that the court would hold it responsible if there is even one fatality, due to its decision to go ahead with the physical examination for Class 12 students.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rahul Roy remembers his mother on her birth anniversary
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Rahul Roy took to social media on Tuesday to remember his late mother on her birth anniversary.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Anupam Kher tries archery for the first time in hometown Shimla
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher has been trying out archery for the first time lately, during his current stay in hometown Shimla. Kher posted a video clip from lush Mashobra valley on Tuesday that shows him taking aim.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Man arrested for cheating home buyers to the tune of Rs 4.5 cr
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police on Tuesday said that it has arrested Siddharth Barmecha for duping home buyers to the tune of Rs 4.5 crore. R.K. Singh, Additional Commissioner of Police, EOW, said that it arrested Barmecha in connection with a case it registered in 2017.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Big B sends letter of appreciation to Tisca Chopra for her book
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress and author Tisca Chopra was in for a surprise when she received a letter from actor Amitabh Bachchan. She took to Instagram on Tuesday, to share the pleasant new.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shobhit Johri: Pandemic made us realise importance of good health
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Shobhit Johri who has worked in the Salman Khan-starrer "Bharat" and the web series "Tandav", says while he has always given priority to his health, the pandemic has made him more conscious.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Blaming Covid pandemic for stress made couples happier
New York, June 22 (IANS) When romantic couples blamed the Covid-19 pandemic for their stress, they were happier in their relationships, relationship experts have found.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Mushfiqur Rahim suffers hairline fracture ahead of Zimbabwe tour
Dhaka, June 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has sustained a hairline fracture on his left index finger, which could affect his prospects of touring Zimbabwe in July.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
War of words between Puri and Sisodia over vaccination
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A day after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the Punjab chief ministerial candidate from his party would be from Sikh community, union minister Hardeep Singh Puri accused him of doing politics instead of focusing on vaccination.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian 'Warrior Moms' connecting with international cadre now
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) They have had enough with the unclean air, and insist that it is high time that efforts be made on a war footing to tackle air pollution. Realising that change is possible only through individual and collective will of the people at large, it was in last July that five ladies -- Sherebanu Frosh (Gurugram), Anuja Bali (Pune), Nina Subramaniam (Chennai), Midhili Ravikumar (Kochi) and Bhavreen Kandhari (Delhi) began giving shape to the 'Warrior Moms' collective in July, and made their presence official on September 7, 2020.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
WTC final: New Zealand 135/5 at lunch on Day 5 vs India
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) India made quick inroads in the first session of play on Day 5, reducing New Zealand to 135/5 in 72 overs in the World Test Championship (WTC) final at the Hampshire Bowl here on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Former Ukrainian athletics coach of India Ogorodnik dead
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Ukrainian Yuriy Ogorodnik, who was associated with India as an athletics coach for nearly two decades, died in Kharkiv on Monday. He was 84.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Covid handling India's gravest governance failure: Cong 'White Paper'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday released the party's 'White Paper' on management of Covid-19, accusing the Central government of not taking adequate measures to prevent and contain the pandemic.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Growing Islamic terror network in Africa a major concern as Global Coalition meets
New Delhi, June 22: The Foreign Ministers of the 83-member Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS will meet next Monday to discuss efforts in the campaign to achieve the enduring defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and counter its expanding networks, especially in Africa.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP to observe Mookerjee's death anniversary in Srinagar
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The BJP has decided to observe the death anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder and BJP ideologue Syama Prasad Mookerjee in Srinagar on Wednesday, the first time since the abrogation of Article 370.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha stars in crocodile conservation in India
New Delhi, June 22: Odisha has the singular distinction of being the only State in India to boast of three species of crocodiles. It has freshwater gharials (Gavialis gangeticus)at Satakosiya in Mahanadi, mugger crocodiles (Crocodylus palustris) in Similipal and saltwater crocodiles in Bhitarkanika National Park.
2021-06-22
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Youth held from UP's Bijnor for kidnapping minor he met on Likee
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Tuesday said that it has arrested a 19-year-old youth for allegedly kidnapping a minor girl he met on Likee, a video sharing app similar to TikTok, from Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Poorer nations short of Covid vax supply: WHO
London, June 22 (IANS) Many poorer countries lack Covid-19 vaccine doses to continue with their inoculation programmes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Lenovo unveils its first foldable PC in India
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) In a bid to offer foldable devices in the country, global tech giant Lenovo on Tuesday unveiled its first foldable PC --ThinkPad X1 Fold -- in India at a starting price of Rs 329,000.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Hyderabad FC sign young winger Abdul Rabeeh
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Hyderabad FC (HFC) have signed young winger Abdul Rabeeh AK for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season, the club announced on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Football
Shruti Haasan steps out of home after three months
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan finally stepped out of home after three months. The actress shared the update on Tuesday, uploading a picture with boyfriend Santanu Hazarika on Instagram Stories.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
India's oil production drops by 6% in May
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's crude oil production in May 2021 bore the dual impact of Covid-19 disruptions and cyclone Tauktae, decreasing by 6.32 per cent to 2437.96 thousand tonne (TMT) as compared to 2602.44 TMT produced in the corresponding month a year ago, pushing the country's import dependence to over 83 per cent for the month, latest figures published by the Oil Ministry showed.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra CM credits Rs 4.3k cr to 23 lakh women's accounts under Cheyutha scheme
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday credited Rs 4,339 crore as financial assistance to the accounts of 23 lakh women as part of the 'YSR Cheyutha' scheme.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Shalin Bhanot helps Kamathipura sex workers, says women solicit for as low as Rs 50
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Television actor Shalin Bhanot is trying to help sex workers in Mumbai's red light area Kamathipura, who find it hard to make ends meet during the ongoing second wave of the pandemic. The actor on Tuesday revealed the shocking truth that there are women in the who solicit for as low as Rs 50.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Unearth fake vaccination racket, Bombay HC to Maha govt
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Taking serious cognizance of the Covid vaccination frauds that recently shocked Mumbai, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government and BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation to catch the kingpins and unearth the entire racket.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rubina Dilaik shares 'Bigg Boss' victory gown for LGBTQIA+ charity
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The lime coloured ruffle gown with puffy golden sleeves in intricate shimmer that Rubina Dilaik wore while taking home the "Bigg Boss 14" trophy is up for sale for a cause, alomg with other gowns she wore on the reality show. The gown is up for charity to support the LGBTQIA+ community, in commemoration of Pride Month in June.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP to observe Syama Prasad Mookerjee death anniversary in Srinagar
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) First time after abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP will be observing the death anniversary of its ideologue Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee in the Valley on June 23. The BJP feels that abrogation of Article 370 is real integration of Jammu and Kashmir with India.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shilpa Shetty: Positivity has to be a choice we make every day
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra says the one thing she has learnt from the ups and downs of her life is that positivity has to be a choice. Shilpa posted a picture on Instagram on Tuesday featuring a yoga pose with a quote by Aristotle Onassis, to drive home her point.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Serious blow to Oli as SC quashes his Cabinet reshuffle
Kathmandu, June 22 (IANS) In a serious blow to Nepals embattled Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, the countrys Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed the recent Cabinet reshuffle and relieved 20 ministers from their posts in Olis cabinet.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Kartik Aaryan is 'Umbrella man'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Known for giving a sprinkle of quirk to humour in his captions, actor Kartik Aaryan struck again on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Resolutions against CAA, farm laws will be passed in TN Assembly: Stalin
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin, in his address to the Assembly said his government would pass resolutions against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the new Union farm laws during the Budget Session.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Allu Sirish starts short video fitness series
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Telugu actor Allu Sirish on Tuesday uploaded the first short video of his new fitness series called "Training Day". The actor says he wants to share his fitness regime with fans.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
EU opens anti-trust probe in Google's ad tech services
London, June 22 (IANS) The European Commission on Tuesday opened a formal antitrust investigation against Google to assess whether the search giant has violated EU competition rules by favouring its own online display advertising technology services.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cong raises demand to rename Gwalior after Laxmibai, Scindia hits back
Bhopal, June 22 (IANS) A fresh political storm is brewing between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress over the latter demanding renaming of the cities of Gwalior and Indore in Madhya Pradesh after the valiant freedom fighter Rani Laxmibai and Devi Ahilyabai, respectively.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Passenger creates ruckus at Airport over RT-PCR report
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A Mumbai-bound air passenger created a ruckus at Terminal-3 of Delhi's Indira Gandhi Airport (IGI) after he was barred from boarding the flight as he was not having mandatory RT-PCR report required for travelling.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
1 in 4 mobiles were purchased online in 2020, India leads
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) One in four mobile phones sold was purchased online as online sales accounted for about 26 per cent share of the global mobile phone market in 2020 which was driven by India, a new report showed on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cricket betting racket busted in Hyderabad; 5 held
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Cyberabad police have busted an online cricket betting racket with the arrest of five bookies and seizure of over Rs 20 lakh cash.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gujarat announces new EV policy with subsidies on vehicle purchase
Gandhinagar June 22 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday announced the Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021, with an aim to have over 2 lakh electric vehicles on the roads in the next four years.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
IRDAI allows home treatment as add-on cover in health insurance
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Indian insurance regulator IRDAI has allowed non-life insurers to offer "homecare/domiciliary treatment" or treatment at home as an add on cover afresh or to their existing policies.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Writers, accountants, engineers to work remotely by 2021 end: Report
New York, June 22 (IANS) About 51 per cent of all knowledge workers worldwide, defined as those who are involved in knowledge-intensive occupations, such as writers, accountants, or engineers, are likely to work remotely, a Gartner report said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
LS begins online language learning course for lawmakers
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) From Tuesday onward, Members of Parliament, State and Union Territory (UT) legislatures, officials and their families will be able to attend an online language learning course organised by Lok Sabha Secretariat at the Parliament House Complex.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nitish Kumar tried to politically kill my father: Chirag
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Amid political crisis in Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), Chirag Paswan, on Tuesday, put out a four-page letter in public domain, alleging that Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar killed Ram Vilas Paswan politically.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Devi Shetty panel for reopening K'taka schools, colleges in phased manner
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) A committee headed by cardiologist Devi Prasad Shetty, which submitted its interim report to Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurapa on Tuesday, has recommended reopening of schools and colleges in a staggered manner.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Raveena Tandon is off to a road trip
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon is overjoyed as she is going on a road trip with husband Anil Thadani. Raveena posted a video clip on Instagram on Tuesday, where she is seen sitting in a car besides her husband, who is driving.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Boards are independent': SC nod to CBSE, ICSE Class 12 assessment schemes
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the petitions challenging the CBSE and the CICSE's decision to cancel Class 12 board examinations and also approved the assessment schemes proposed by the boards to evaluate students.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pooja Bisht learnt horse riding thanks to new Sahid Mallya music video
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Pooja Bisht has opened up about her upcoming music video "Mein jawa kithe", sung by Shahid Mallya. She shared she learnt how to ride a horse during the shoot.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala HC stays Lakshadweep govt's 'controversial' orders
Kochi, June 22 (IANS) In a setback to the Lakshadweep administration, the Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed two controversial orders issued by the island administration.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Reforms by conviction and incentives amid Covid, says PM in blog post
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of financial crunch seen across the world amid Covid crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Indian states were able to borrow significantly more in 2020-21, and able to raise an extra Rs 1.06 lakh crores in 2020-21.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sherlyn Chopra, Karishma Tanna take Covid vaccine shots
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actors Karishma Tanna and Sherlyn Chopra took to social media on Tuesday to inform that they have taken the vaccine for Covid-19 prevention.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rakul Preet Singh: 'Work mode is happy mode'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh is back to work and calls it her happy mode. Rakul on Tuesday posted a video on her Instagram Story, where she is seen getting her hair and make-up done.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PCB, batting coach Younis Khan part ways ahead of crucial series
Lahore, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and national men's team batting coach Younis Khan on Tuesday "mutually" parted ways, seven months after the former batsman had accepted a two-year contract.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Samsung to 'reimagine smartwatches' at its MWC event on June 28
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Samsung's new Google-powered smartwatch might be getting a first look preview at its virtual presentation at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2021 on June 28, the media reported.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Adani Ports excluded by Norway's largest pension fund for biz links with Myanmar military
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd has been excluded from investment by Norway's largest pension fund, KLP and the KLP Funds with effect from June 2021.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jacqueline Fernandez: It's time to dance
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is in the mood to dance, going by her Tuesday post on Instagram.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Improvisation could still make WTC final exciting
Ageas Bowl (Southampton), June 22 (IANS) With less than two days of play possible in the rain-ravaged inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) final here, absorbing cricket, let alone a positive outcome, looks hard to achieve.
2021-06-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IS' India & global offshoots turn important post Iraq & Syria loss: Europol
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) After the loss of territorial control in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State's global affiliates like al-Hind Province in India, Khorasan Province in Afghanistan and others will become increasingly important in upholding the terror outfit's image, claims Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Milind Soman's post lockdown plan: Ladakh 'definitely one of the first places I go'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor-model-fitness enthusiast Milind Soman took to social media on Tuesday to express that he is missing one of his most favourite travel destinations, Ladakh, as he is unable to travel during the second wave of the Covidpandemic.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sachin Pilot opens poster war as 'turncoats' call meeting
Jaipur, June 22 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tussle between the camps of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, a new poster war has been triggered by the latter in the desert state.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Jannat Zubair celebrates 30m Insta followers with vax drive
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Jannat Zubair recently crossed the 30 million followers on Instagram. She celebrated the achievement by contributing to a free vaccination drive.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Uniform assessment policy for all Class 12 boards not possible: Centre
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that there cannot be any uniform assessment policy for all board examinations, which includes those of the CBSE, the ICSE and 32 state boards.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
RedHill's oral pill shows promise against Covid-related pneumonia
Tel Aviv, June 22 (IANS) Israel-based biopharmaceutical company RedHill Biopharma's new oral pill called Opaganib has been found effective in patients hospitalised with Covid-related pneumonia, results from a clinical trial has shown.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
WTC: India's win percentage in league, overseas wins count for nothing in a draw
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) The World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand has entered the fifth day without the first two innings getting completed. With just a reserve day to come on Wednesday, it looks likely the match, hampered by washout on two days and bad light on the other two days as well as rain delay at the start of the fifth day, will end in a draw leading to the trophy being shared.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sophia Bush: Fame was so hard to handle when I was young
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Actress Sophia Bush, who gained massive popularity for playing Brooke Davis in the show "One Tree Hill" said she found handling fame hard as a young person because she was expected to be perfect even though she was still growing up.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bihar: 3 blasts in 15 days, police suspect conspiracy in Darbhanga case
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Three blasts in different districts of Bihar in just a fortnight have put the state police on high alert. Though an investigation is going on in all these blasts, the police have unearthed a conspiracy angle in the bomb blast that took place at Darbhanga railway station.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
19-year-old beaten to death in Gurugram, 4 arrested
Gurugram, June 22 (IANS) Gurugram police have arrested four persons for allegedly thrashing a 19-year-old college student to death over his relationship with a girl, the police said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WTC final: Fifth day's play starts after rain delay
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) The fifth day's play of the World Test Championship final here at the Hampshire Bowl started after an hour-long delay due to rain. Pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah bowled the first over of the day. It was also the first over in over 40 hours as the entire fourth day's play was washed out.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Chandan Roy Sanyal mourns death of his pet cat TinTin
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Chandan Roy Sanyal took to social media on Tuesday to mourn the death of his pet cat TinTin, who succumbed to injuries after a fight. The actor expressed how deeply he is affected and urged netizens to love animals around them.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Soha Ali Khan gets Covid vaccine
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan on Tuesday informed that she has got herself vaccinated against Covid-19.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Denis Shapovalov pulls out of Olympics due to Covid fears
Tokyo, June 22 (IANS) World No. 14 men's tennis player, Denis Shapovalov of Canada, has pulled out of Tokyo Olympics citing "safety reasons" due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Tennis
8 oxygen plants being set up in 3 NE states with Japan, UNDP support
Shillong/Agartala, June 22 (IANS) Eight oxygen generation plants are being installed in the three northeast states -- Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura -- with the help of the Japanese government and UNDP, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
Carnatic exponent PB Ponnammal passes away
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Veteran carnatic exponent P.B.Ponnammal breathed her last at her house, here on Tuesday according to family sources. She was 96.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz
Smriti Irani slams Rahul, calls him 'Gyani Baba'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Mocking former Congress President Rahul Gandhi as 'Gyani Baba' (wise monk), Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday said he needs to introspect why his party-ruled states have failed poorly in the Covid management.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stalin urges CMs of 8 states, Puducherry to oppose Draft Indian Ports Bill 2021
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Tuesday urged his counterparts in eight coastal states and the Union Territory of Puducherry to object to the Draft Indian Ports Bill 2021 proposed by the central government.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Goa Shipyard to build 2 pollution control vessels for coast guard
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Defence Ministry inked a contract with Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for construction of two Pollution Control Vessels for Indian Coast Guard (ICG) for Rs 583 crore on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
3rd Covid wave unpredictability could impact tourism restart: Goa CM
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) The unpredictability of the third Covid wave may impact the Goa government's decision to restart tourism-related activities in the state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
S.Korea reports 261 more cases of Covid variants
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) South Korea reported 261 more cases of Covid-19 variants in the past week, bringing the total number of such infections to 2,225, health authorities said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Saras, vulture census completed in UP
Lucknow, June 22 (IANA) Uttar Pradesh has completed the census of Sarus cranes and vultures and the state will finally have scientific data available for the two species of birds.
2021-06-22
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Caste certificate cancellation: SC stays HC order in MP Navneet Kaur Rana's case
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a relief for Navneet Kaur Rana, first-time MP from Maharashtra's Amaravati, the Supreme Court has stayed a High Court order cancelling her Scheduled Caste certificate.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
No leave for field staff during Delhi monsoon: PWD
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In view of the upcoming monsoon season in the national capital, the Public Works Department (PWD) on Tuesday announced that field staff of road maintenance and electrical units won't be allowed to get leave as the preparation for keeping the city free of waterlogging is underway.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TRP scam: Goswami, others named in supplementary charge sheet
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The Editor-in-Chief of Republic TV Arnab Goswami, who is one of the accused in the alleged TRP scam unearthed last year, has been named in a massive 1,800-page supplementary charge sheet filed by the Mumbai Police, here on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
OnePlus will be sub-brand of OPPO: Report
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) As the global smartphone brand OnePlus recently revealed that it is merging with its sister company OPPO, a new leaked memo has disclosed that the former will become the latter's sub-brand.
2021-06-22
Category: International, China,Technology
K'taka court directs ex-PM Deve Gowda to pay Rs 2 cr damages to NICE
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) The Eighth City Civil and Sessions Court here has permanently restrained former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda from making any defamatory statements against the Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprises (NICE) project. It has also directed him to pay Rs 2 crore as damages to the company.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Average return of small cap funds in last 1 year stands around 100%
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) As small cap and midcap funds continue their outperformance amid the pandemic, an ICICI Securities report has said that the category average return of small cap funds have been around 100 per cent in the past one year.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Badal questioned over 2015 police firing incident
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to probe the 2015 Kotkapura police firing incident has questioned former five-time Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron Parkash Singh Badal at his residence in Chandigarh for three hours.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Akhara Parishad favours law to control population
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) The Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) has come out in support of the proposed population control laws.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Saw glimpse of Ravindra Jadeja in Conway: Wellington coach
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Devon Conway's Wellington coach, Glenn Pocknall, fells his ward has an "amazing ability to take out all distraction that could affect his skills" when he is at the crease, and that initially he saw a glimpse of India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja in the cricketer.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kylie Jenner feels closer to family now
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Reality TV personality and make-up mogul Kylie Jenner says she is a lot closer to her family now, after relying on her friends in the past.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NCLT approves Kalrock-Jalan resolution plan for Jet Airways
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) In a much-anticipated breakthrough in the Jet Airways resolution, the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the resolution of Kalrock-Jalan consortium for the bankrupt airline.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bumble shuts offices, gives 'burnt-out' staff a week's paid break
London, June 22 (IANS) Dating app Bumble has on Tuesday given its 700 staff worldwide a week's paid break to combat workplace stress, the media reported.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,IANS Life
Andhra to create international business hub in Vizag
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Industries and IT Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy on Tuesday said the government will create an international business hub in Visakhapatnam to attract best companies.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
'No plans to increase retirement age of Kerala govt employees'
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister K.N. Balagopal on Tuesday denied any plans to raise the retirement age of the state government employees.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Juhi Chawla wears T-shirt with slogan 'show me the data'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla took to social media on Tuesday to flaunt a T-shirt that reads: "Show me the data".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
1,594 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast last week
Tripoli, June 22 (IANS) At least 1,594 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast and returned to the country in the past one week, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
WTC final: Start of fifth day's play delayed
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) The start of the fifth day's play of the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand on Tuesday was delayed due to rain. The match, which will run into the reserve day on Wednesday, has lost two complete days to rain besides sizeable number of overs on the other two days due to bad light.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Alok Shukla's tenure as Minister (PMI), WTO extended for 6 months
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Central government has extended the tenure of senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer Alok Shukla for another six months or until his successor replaces him from his current posting as Minister (Customs), Permanent Mission of India (PMl) to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva under the Department of Commerce.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thalapathy Vijay's birthday: Friends, colleagues wish superstar
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Tamil superstar Vijay was flooded with birthday greetings from friends, fans and colleagues on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rahul Gandhi, Congress try to derail fight against Covid: BJP
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday said that whenever there is a turning point in the battle against the pandemic, Rahul Gandhi and Congress party try to derail this fight against the Covid. Patra was replying to the Rahul Gandhi's press conference earlier in the day.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
90% Hry cops get first dose of Covid vaccine
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Taking the lead in Covid vaccination, Haryana Police on Tuesday said 90 per cent of the force got vaccinated for the first dose and 65 per cent for the second dose.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Nikki Tamboli: Giving quality entertainment is what I believe in
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Nikki Tamboli is flooded with work. From music videos to stunt-based reality shows, the former "Bigg Boss 14" housemate has a lot on her plate. She says being consistent and giving quality entertainment is what Ive always believed in.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kangana: If you never loved animals like your own, you have some serious growing up to do
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut is an ardent animal lover and an environmentalist, going by her latest post on social media. The actress posted a picture petting a horse on Tuesday morning on Instagram stories. She tagged the horse as her "friend".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India's huge bauxite import bill needs to be diverted to develop local supply chains
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Indian Industrial Value Chain Collective (IIVCC), a group representing organizations involved in the industrial production and consumption supply chain activities across India on Tuesday released data on the loss resulting from import activities of bauxite, a raw material required to manufacture aluminum.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dead man found alive after 11 years
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) The Amritava Chowdhury case -- where a dead man in the Jnaneswari train accident turned out to be alive after 11 years -- has become murkier because the CBI sleuths after interrogating Chowdhury for nine hours came to know that the alleged man was missing for seven years. This has prompted the probe agency to go for Chowdhury's DNA and Ossification tests to confirm his identity.
2021-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society
Goa is over-prepared for 3rd Covid wave: CM
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that Goa was "over-prepared" to take on the third Covid wave, should it materialise.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Goa vax numbers high, thanks to high literacy rate: CM
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Goa's high literacy rate may have helped in the fast rate of vaccination in the state, chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday, adding that nearly 20,000 persons are being vaccinated in the state every day.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
US FDA approves drug developed by Indian-American's firm
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug manufactured by the Virginia-based Sarfez Pharmaceuticals, which is owned by Indian-American Salim Shah, a media report said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Renault Nissan to follow TN's uniform guidelines at shop floor
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered the following of the Uniform Guidelines for maintenance of social distance at Renault Nissan Automotive India Private Ltds factory near here as suggested by the state government.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
88 candidates facing criminal charges won TN Assembly polls: Report
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In the recently concluded Tamil Nadu State Assembly elections, 88 out of 144 winners facing criminal charges won the polls against their runner-up having clean background, reveals the analysis of Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Tamil Nadu Election Watch (TEW).
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Higher occupancy to drive recovery for pvt hospitals
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Higher occupancy due to a surge in Covid-19 treatments will help private hospitals bounce back with 15-17 per cent growth in revenue this fiscal, a shade above what they attained in the pre-pandemic year of fiscal 2020, Crisil said on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Mudumalai expert panel to decide on tusker Rivaldo's release into forest
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) will constitute an expert committee comprising of NGOs, veterinarians, and officials to decide on when to release Tusker Rivaldo back into the forests.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tamil Nadu prepares for a possible third wave
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Even as fresh Covid-19 cases and active cases are showing a dip in Tamil Nadu, the state is preparing to counter the possibility of a third wave with experts differing whether the third wave will immediately succeed the second wave or will take some time.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Indian working women more worried about job availability: LinkedIn
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The second wave of Covid worsened 'shecession' as twice as many working women in India are worried about availability of jobs, time for job-seeking compared to working men, according to the LinkedIn Workforce Confidence Index report released on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Gujarat to urge HC to lower mask fine to Rs 500
Gandhinagar, June 22 (IANS) The Gujarat government has announced that it will urge the high court to allow reduction in fine for not wearing mask in public places, from the present Rs 1,000 to Rs 500. It was on the suggestion by the court last year, that the Gujarat government had raised the fine from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mi 11 Lite, Revolve Active watch launched in India
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) With an aim to expand its presence in the country, global smartphone brand Xiaomi on Tuesday launched a new smartphone -- Mi 11 Lite -- along with a new smartwatch -- Mi Watch Revolve Active -- for the Indian consumers.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
AIMIM invites applications for 2022 polls in UP
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has started inviting applications from candidates willing to contest the 2022 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Petrol bomb hurled at police station in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) A petrol bomb was hurled on Tuesday at an old city area police station in J&K's Srinagar district, which exploded without causing any damage.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
14 Taliban militants dead in Afghan airstrike
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) Fourteen Taliban militants were killed after the Afghan Air Force targeted a hideout of the terror group in Samangan province, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Punjab CM meets panel, Kharge says party united to fight polls
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday met the three-member Congress panel in Delhi amid escalating tension in the state unit with Navjot Singh Sidhu who has stepped up his attack against the chief minister.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
8 armed men arrested, 8 dead in Myanmar clashes
Nay Pyi Taw, June 22 (IANS) Eight armed men were arrested and eight others dead in Myanmar's Mandalay region on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by the military-run State Administration Council's Information Team.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics,Defence/Security
EU to lift sanctions against Burundi
Gitega, June 22 (IANS) The European Union (EU) had started the processes of lifting sanctions against Burundi that stops financial aid to the Burundian government, a top official said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Burundi,Politics
Building a Naya J&K
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Nearly two years after the revocation of J&K's special status, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is all set to chair the All Party Meeting of J&K leaders in New Delhi. Kashmir based politicians, who remained in power for many years and had opposed the Centre's decision to change J&K's status-quo, need to acknowledge the fact that the newly carved out J&K Union Territory has witnessed massive development on almost all the fronts after August 5, 2019 -- when J&K was bifurcated into two union territories and Article 370,temporary provision of the Indian Constitution, was done away with once for all.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid no excuse, SC directs local body polls in 9 TN districts
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) to conduct local body polls in nine districts, which were carved out of four existing ones, by September 15.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Manpreet named captain of men's hockey team for Olympics
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Midfielder Manpreet Singh was on Tuesday named captain of the 16-member Olympic-bound Indian men's hockey team, while experienced defenders, Birendra Lakra and Harmanpreet Singh, were named vice-captains.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
4th round of sero-survey begins in 3 Telangana districts
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) in association with the Telangana government began fourth round of community-based sero-surveillance in three districts on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rest and rotation policy behind England's loss to New Zealand: Cook
London, June 22 (IANS) Former England Test and ODI skipper Alastair Cook is disappointed with the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) rest and rotation policy and feels it's the main reason for the team's 0-1 loss to New Zealand in the two-Test series recently.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
26,425 grave violations against children in 2020: UN
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) A new UN report has revealed that there were at least 26,425 grave violations against children in 2020.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
'True freedom only when women can walk freely at night'
Amaravati, June 22 (IANS) Condemning the horrific rape which occurred on the banks of the Krishna river recently, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, on Tuesday, said true freedom is only achieved when women can walk freely at midnight.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
3 people killed in Colorado shooting
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Three people were killed in a shooting in the US state of Colorado, authorities said, adding that the suspect was killed by the police.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
NorthCap Univ inks global pact to embrace digital transformation, reshape higher education in India
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The NorthCap University (NCU), one of India's leading universities, has stepped into the global education arena by joining hands with Cintana Alliance and Arizona State University.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Filmmaker, social activist Pa Ranjith wants NEET scrapped
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Filmmaker and founder of Neelam Panpattu Maiyyam, Pa Ranjith has called upon the Tamil Nadu government not to consider National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS and other allied medical courses in the state.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Nutraceutical market to grow at more than 35% CAGR to $ 18 Billion in next 5 years
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) As a consequence of the deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the nutraceuticals market is expected to see a growth of as much as 35 per cent Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), to $18 billion in 2025, from $4 billion now.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
France gets North Korea's women's TT team quota for Olympics
Paris, June 22 (IANS) France has accepted the team quota reallocation from North Korea to play in the women's team event at the Tokyo Olympic Games, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announced on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis,Other Sports
There are 356M mobile video viewers in India: Report
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) With video emerging as the most preferred form of content over the last few years, a new report on Tuesday revealed that there are 356 million mobile video viewers in India.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
5 people injured after tornado hits Chicago suburbs
Chicago, June 22 (IANS) At least five people were injured, one critically, when a tornado tore through Chicago's western suburbs, according to authorities in the US city.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
When it comes to skin care, handcream should be top priority
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) With most Skincare routines today, the focus is usually on the face while the hands are subjected to a secondary treatment or an afterthought. We must remember that each time we wash our hands, they lose moisture, become dry and dehydrated. In our current altered lifestyle, life without perpetual handwashing and sanitizing is unfathomable. Here's why investing in a good hand cream is the absolute need of the hour.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
PM to interact with participants of Toycathon-2021 on June 24
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with participants of Toycathon-2021 on June 24 via video conferencing -- an event aimed at boosting the Toy Industry in India to help it capture a wider share of the toy market.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Weaving rugs, and 'lives'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) Established in 2004, the Jaipur Rugs Foundation works with several ethnically diverse communities spread across 600 villages in five states that lie in some of the most impoverished regions of India.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Travel curbs to ease for fully vaccinated Canadians
Ottawa, June 22 (IANS) The Canadian government has announced that "fully vaccinated" citizens and permanent residents can enter the country without having to undergo quarantine starting from July 5.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Shipment of most engineering items rose in May: EEPC
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Led by industrial machinery, products of iron and steel and non-ferrous metal items, 30 out of total 33 engineering goods categories recorded impressive growth in exports during May, 2021 with demand from traditional markets remaining robust.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2 SC judges recuse from hearing Bengal cases
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Justice Aniruddha Bose on Tuesday recused from hearing appeals filed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and state Law Minister Moloy Ghatak about their role on the day of arrest of four TMC leaders by the CBI in the Narada sting tape case.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Noida shooting range to be named after 'Shooter Dadi'
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to name the shooting range in Noida after the international shooter Chandro Tomar, popularly known as 'Shooter Dadi'.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Sports
Tropical storm kills 14 people in Alabama
Washington, June 22 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed in the US state of Alabama after tropical storm Claudette made landfall with strong winds and heavy rains state Alabama.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Finnish oppn party Chair won't seek re-election
Helsinki, June 22 (IANS) Finland's opposition populist Finns Party Chairman, Jussi Halla-aho announced that he would not seek re-election in the August party convention, which means he will step down from the position.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Finland,Politics
San Francisco Public Library reopens more branches
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) The San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) will reopen additional neighbourhood branches for limited indoor and front door pick-up service, the city's Mayor London Breed announced.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Art/Culture/Books
All J&K Gupkar alliance leaders to attend PM's all party meet
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Mainstream political leaders who are part of the Peoples alliance for Gupkar declaration (PAGD), said on Tuesday that they will be attending the all party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 24.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Tamil actor Kalaiyarasan: Digital release is good, but want to watch films in theatre first
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Tamil actor Kalaiyarasan, who plays Deepam in the new Tamil digital release "Jagame Thandhiram", says while digital platforms come with multiple benefits, his first love will always be theatres.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ambedkar statue desecrated in UP's Ballia
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) A statue of Bhimrao Ambedkar was found damaged on Tuesday morning in Rampur Asli village here, leading to protests by locals.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kim Kardashian's 'sensuous' tennis match
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) No divorce blues here, as the KKUWK star turns up the heat on the courts. Kim Kardashian is known for her bold style statements, each time she posts a picture on social media, it becomes a sensation with millions of fans drooling over her.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
AstraZeneca vax linked to rare neurological disorder in India, England
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Eleven individuals who received the AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 vaccine have developed a rare neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome, clinicians in India and England have reported in two separate studies.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
How can men comfort PMSing women?
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) PMS is a very common condition that affects more than 90 per cent of menstruating women. It has a wide variety of symptoms for a couple of days before the menstrual cycle and makes a woman go through turmoil emotionally, physically as it also impacts behaviour. The signs and symptoms include mood swings, food cravings, fatigue, aggression and depression, etc.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Lalu Prasad Shaw's NFT-certified works go on display
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) An exhibition featuring artworks of Bengal-born artist, Lalu Prasad Shaw, certified using Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) is on view at Terrain.art till July 31. Conceptualised as the first edition of 'Masters', the show features a comprehensive selection of Shaw's works that hold a significant provenance.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
US sanctions Belarusian individuals, entities
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The US announced sanctions against Belarusian individuals and entities over alleged human rights abuse and the 23 May Ryanair flight diversion incident.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Drop criminal cases against academic topper, Cong urges Goa govt
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Goa Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat on Tuesday urged the state government to withdraw criminal cases filed against Puja Melekar, a third year BSc (TYBSC) student, who topped the Goa University in the final exams of Analytical Chemistry in the last academic year.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
No Regrets: Modern and Contemporary Art Online
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) To meet art lovers ever-growing appetite for quality works by emerging and established artists, Christie's 20th & 21st Century Art Department presents for the first time, an online-only auction dedicated to this collecting trend.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Four die while manufacturing illicit liquor in UP
Moradabad (UP), June 22 (IANS) Four persons were found dead on Tuesday after allegedly inhaling toxic gas while manufacturing illicit liquor in Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Glucosamine 101
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) Glucosamine is found in the human body wherein it maintains the health of cartilage -- a rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints. The naturally occurring sugar comprises of key building block of joint tissue, tendons, ligaments and cartilage. An amino sugar, the chemical compound is also found in nature like the shells of shellfish. Commercially produced by the hydrolysis of shellfish exoskeletons or by fermenting grain such as corn and wheat, Glucosamine is available in different forms like glucosamine sulfate, glucosamine hydrochloride, and N-acetyl glucosamine. Dolly Kumar, Founder & Director at Cosmic Nutracos, parent company of Gaia, shares the benefits and how to consume glucosamine.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian Everester gives clarion call for renewable energy
New Delhi, June 22 (IANSlife) When one finds Covid-19 has spread to the Earth's highest mountain, the need to look at sustainable living and promoting the use of clean, renewable sources of energy, becomes crucial. This is what 24-year-old, mountaineer and adventure seeker Harshvardhan Joshi, who successfully scaled Mt. Everest in his very first attempt this year, would like to focus on.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,IANS Life
Covid deaths 5-6 times higher, 3rd wave could be worse: Rahul
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the Covid death numbers could be five to six times higher in India, but the focus should be on vaccination, as the second wave was bad, the third wave could be worse.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Meeting with Modi: Will the 'Gupkar Alliance' come on board?
New Delhi, June 22: The virtually defunct alliance of some Kashmir-based mainstream political parties, which has been deserted by two key constituents and has met only once in the last six months, would be deciding in Srinagar on Tuesday whether to attend or boycott the Prime Minister Narendra Modis scheduled meeting with the Jammu and Kashmir politicians on Thursday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Germany,National,Politics
Germany's governing conservative parties present election program
Berlin, June 22 (IANS) Germany's governing conservative parties, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU), have presented their joint program for the upcoming federal election in September.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Germany,Politics
UP cop held for raping woman complainant
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) A police constable in Bulandshahr district has been arrested and sent to jail for rape of a married woman.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Spain to pardon jailed Catalan separatist leaders
Barcelona, June 22 (IANS) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has confirmed that his government will on Tuesday pardon nine Catalan political leaders jailed for their roles in organising the region's independence referendum in October 2017.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Spain,Politics
iCloud users continue to be plagued by calendar spam
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Despite previous attempts to put the situation at rest, some iCloud users continue to experience spam calendar invitations, causing their calendars to be filled with random events.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Neeraj Kabi: 'Sherni' for me is an attitude
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Neeraj Kabi feels the word 'Sherni' (tigress) defines an attitude and should not therefore be seen as gender-specific.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'There must be a formula to pick WTC final winner in case of a draw'
Southampton, June 22 (IANS) Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar is clearly not happy with the way things are panning out in the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand here after two dayswere lost to rain.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Israel's deep roots in Palestine
New Delhi, June 22: Palestine is actually the dream land of Judaism and the Jewish people. Its nucleus is the hill district of Judaea. Palestine became historically great because of the unique religious culture of the Jewish people.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
3rd Covid wave is in our hands, vaccine key solution: VK Paul
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) NITI Aayog member Dr V. K. Paul on Tuesday said thwarting the third wave of Covid-19 pandemic is in the hands of the people as "it can be stopped if Covid appropriate behaviour is followed, and majority of the people get vaccinated".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Producer Suresh Babu cheated by man promising Covid vax
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Leading Telugu filmmaker D. Suresh Babu has been cheated by a man, who collected Rs 1 lakh from him for promising to arrange Covid-19 vaccination for employees of his production house.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
World Bank urges educational reforms in Lebanon
Beirut, June 22 (IANS) In a new report, the World Bank has called on the Lebanese government to quickly reform the country's education sector and increase investment.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
China extends its soft-power by forcing Hollywood to fall in line
New Delhi, June 22: With John Cena, a wrestler turned actor apologising to the Chinese for calling Taiwan a 'country, the world has been reminded of the influence that China exerts on our pop culture, The Guardian recently reported.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Diplomacy,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Two migrant labourers die due to electric shock in B'luru
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Two young migrant labourers died on the spot due to electric shock in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the police said.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
9 European countries added to Cyprus' low risk category
Nicosia, June 22 (IANS) Cyprus' Health Ministry added nine countries in Europe to its low risk category for travel based on their coronavirus epidemiological situation.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Cyprus,Politics
BSF's Yoga on camels' back draws public ire on social media
Jaipur, June 22 (IANS) The BSF team in Rajasthan is facing flak for performing yoga asanas (postures) on the back of camels which were laid on floor with their foot tied with ropes.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Yogi orders NSA against accused in conversion racket
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered action under the Gangster Act and National Security Act (NSA) against those involved in the conversion of deaf and dumb and physically challenged children and youth.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
74% of Apple users want another name for iPhone 13: Report
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) AMany iPhone users want the upcoming iPhone model to be named 'iPhone 2021' instead of 'iPhone 13', a survey has revealed.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cong white paper on Covid not to finger point at govt: Rahul
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday released a white paper of the party on the Covid pandemic and said that the aim of the report is not to finger point at the government, but to help the nation prepare for the third wave.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Are you kidding me?: Fauci hits back
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Anthony Fauci, Americas top infectious disease expert, has responded strongly to growing right-wing criticism and conspiracy theories connected to the release of thousands of his emails under freedom of information laws, according to media reports.
2021-06-22
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine
Hanoi resumes in-store services of restaurants, salons
Hanoi, June 22 (IANS) The Vietnamese capital Hanoi has allowed local restaurants, cafes and hair salons to reopen in-store services from Tuesday, as the latest wave of Covid-19 pandemic in the city has subsided, according to a government circular.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
India posed for highest capex in a decade
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The stars are beginning to align with multiple drivers for an investment cycle to start taking shape in India, after a decade.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Vaccine availability will not be an issue, 20-22 Cr doses next month'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Asserting that India has the capacity to administer 1.25 crore Covid vaccine doses a day, the Centre on Tuesday made it clear that "there will not be any issue regarding vaccine supply" in the days ahead and that "around 20-22 crore doses will be administered next month".
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
High retail investments in stock market may help finance India's infra needs
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Rising retail participation in the stock market can enable to create a larger resource pool for financing India's infrastructure requirements, according to an SBI Ecowrap report.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rakesh Tikait gives '3 T' formula to intensify farmers stir
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, who is one among those leading the protests on Delhi borders against three farm laws for the last seven months, has given 'Triple T' formula to intensify the agitaion.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stokes's return to give huge boost ahead of India series: Cook
London, June 22 (IANS) Former England Test and one-day captain Alastair Cook feels the return of all-rounder Ben Stokes from an injury would give the team a huge boost ahead of the five-match Test series against India in August-September this year.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ex-Jordanian Finance Minister pleads not guilty to sedition charges
Amman, June 22 (IANS) Bassem Awadallah, Jordan's former Finance Minister and royal court chief, as well as royal family member Sharif Hassan Ben Zeid have pled not guilty to sedition charges against the regime.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
Vax hesitancy high among women in rural Kashmir over fertility concerns
Pulwama (J&K), June 22 (IANS/ 101Reporters) India started its vaccination drive against Covid-19 almost six months back and consistently, a lot more men have been vaccinated as compared to women.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
US must lift all unjust sanctions: Raisi
Tehran, June 22 (IANS) Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi said that the US must lift "all unjust sanctions" on Tehran and abide by their commitments under the 2015 nuclear agreement.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
UP's KalaNamak Rice now available in Singapore on Flipkart
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) A consignment of 250 kg of 'Kala Namak' rice from Siddhartha Nagar was dispatched for Singapore for an export order, received on e-commerce platform Flipkart.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
Uncertainty continues over cabinet expansion in Puducherry
Puducherry, June 22 (IANS) Uncertainty in cabinet expansion in Puducherry continues even after BJP has submitted its list of two names for ministers in the NDA government led by AINRC chief, N. Rangasamy.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Fuel price hiked again, petrol nearing century mark across the country
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Fuel prices increased again across the country on Tuesday adding more misery for the common man already grappling with rising food prices amid shrinking income.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
'Meeting with UN delegation on Gaza completely negative'
Gaza, June 22 (IANS) Yehya Sinwar, leader of the Islamic Hamas movement, said that his meeting with a UN delegation over the Gaza Strip's humanitarian situation had been "completely negative".
2021-06-22
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Foundations announce $1B fund for renewables
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Efforts to accelerate global actions to ensure that all people have access to clean energy and electricity received a lift as The IKEA Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation have announced plans to launch a $1 billion fund to boost access to renewable energy in developing countries, and a consortium of organizations led by Kenya, Malawi and the Netherlands advanced a call to action for clean cooking.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Couldn't implement the plan we made for South Africa: Brathwaite
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), June 22 (IANS) West Indies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite conceded that his team was not able to implement the strategy it had planned before the two-match Test series against South Africa, which they lost by big margins here.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
Probe reveals govt, media's complicity in 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
Washington, June 22 (IANS) A recent investigation by the Washington Post has revealed that the truth and devastation of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre was intentionally covered up under the complicity of the local governments and media outlets.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Zambia announces funeral program for late Prez
Lusaka, June 22 (IANS) The Zambian government has announced the funeral program of the country's first President Kenneth Kaunda, who passed away on June 17, which will see processions being held in the country's 10 provinces.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Zambia,Politics
South African players aligned with new skipper's ideas: Boucher
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 22 (IANS) South African coach Mark Boucher attributed the success of his team during the two-match Test series against the West Indies here to players aligning with the thinking of skipper Dean Elgar.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
Iraq sentences senior IS leader to death
Baghdad, June 22 (IANS) The Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council has issued four death penalties and a life imprisonment against a senior Islamic State (IS) leader for involvement in various terror crimes in Salahudin province north of the capital Baghdad.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
KCR orders for early completion of Yadadri temple renovation
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has directed the officials to complete the renovation works of Yadadri temple in two-and-a-half months.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Cyberpunk 2077 returns to PlayStation Store
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) More than six months after it was removed, Cyberpunk 2077 has returned to Sony's PlayStation Store but with a big warning for PS4 owners.
2021-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Kerala: UDF leader seeks Covid commission, to go on hunger strike
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Senior Kerala political leader C.P. John on Tuesday said that he will go on a 24-hour hunger strike from Wednesday to demand the setting up of a Covid Disaster Management Commission.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Record run continues, Sensex crosses 53,000 mark
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Bull run continued on the Indian equity market on Tuesday with the BSE Sensex crossing the 53,000-mark for the first time.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
This malware prevents users from browsing pirated websites
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Cybersecurity researchers have found an interesting piece of malware that, instead of stealing passwords or to extort a computers owner for ransom, blocks infected users computers from being able to visit a large number of websites dedicated to software piracy. However, the malware appears murky.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
UK PM warns of 'rough winter' amid pressure on health system
London, June 22 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned of a "rough winter" as pressure on the National Health Service (NHS) could intensify due to possible new diseases amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Probe Microsoft like FB over anti-trust practices: Republican
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Big Tech is out to get conservatives and Microsoft should also face the same anti-trust scrutiny like in the case of Facebook, Rep Jim Jordan (R-OH) has said in a letter written to Microsoft President Brad Smith.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology,Politics
Ishita Dutta talks of her love for gardening
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Ishita Dutta says gardening has helped her stay busy during lockdown.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Facebook achieves net zero emissions, 100% renewable energy
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Facebook has said that it has met goals of reaching net zero emissions and 100 per cent renewable energy for its global operations.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
South Africa crush West Indies, win Test series 2-0
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 22 (IANS) Keshav Maharaj took a hat-trick as he bowled South Africa to a 158-run victory over the West Indies in the second Test, to make a clean sweep of the two-Test series at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
Iran demands guarantees from US on stability of n-deal
Tehran, June 22 (IANS) The Iranian government has demanded guarantees from the US on the stability of the 2015 nuclear agreement in order to revive it, a top official said here.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
J&K to become self-sufficient with surplus electric power in 4 years (KASHMIR PART- 5)
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Despite 100 per cent electrification, Jammu and Kashmir continues to battle for electric energy.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
New Israeli FM to embark on 1st UAE visit
Tel Aviv, June 22 (IANS) New Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid will travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from June 29-30, which will mark the first official visit by a senior Israeli official to the Gulf country, his office said in a statement.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
India logs 42K Covid cases 1,167 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India recorded 42,640 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest since March 23, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Tuesday.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Aus to ramp up Covid vaccinations from July
Canberra, June 22 (IANS) Australia will ramp up the availability of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine after further limiting access to the AstraZeneca jab, a top official said here.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
After Black Fungus, Maha gets 21 cases of the dreaded Delta Plus variants
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Sounding fresh alarm bells, at least 21 cases of the dreaded Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 have been reported in Maharashtra, Health Minister Rakesh Tope has said.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Religious places to open during weekend lockdown in UP
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to allow places of worship to remain open even during the weekend curfew.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Man arrested for breaking dog's leg in UP's Sitapur
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) A man has been booked for cruelty to animals in Sitapur district, three days after a video of the man thrashing a dog went viral on the social media.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Centre-right party tops France's regional elections: Exit poll
Paris, June 22 (IANS) An exit poll has revealed that candidates of the centre-right party, "The Republicans", was leading in the first round of the French regional elections marked by a historic abstention.
2021-06-22
Category: International, France,Politics
TikTok 'Jumps' to let creators add mini apps to videos
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Short video-making app TikTok has announced a new feature called Jumps that will let creators embed mini apps to their videos. Jumps can be built by third-party providers after being approved by the Chinese company.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Fifth-seeded Ruud advances, to face Sandgren in second round
Mallorca, June 22 (IANS) Norway's world No. 15 Casper Ruud moved past the 71st ranked Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 7-6(4) to reach the second-round at the Mallorca Championships and record his first grass-court victory of the season.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Iceland,Sports,Tennis
5 held for collecting donations by creating fake temple website
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The cyber cell of the Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested five persons who had created a fake website in the name of the Ram Janmabhoomi Trust and duped innocents of crores of rupees.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5 people dead in Afghanistan roadside bombing
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) Five civilians were killed and four others wounded as a roadside bomb struck a vehicle in Ahmad Abad district of Afghanistan's Paktia province, an official said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Popular Malayalam lyricist Poovachal Khader succumbs to Covid
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Popular lyricist in Malayalam films Poovachal Khader became a victim to Covid-19 as he passed away at the state-run Medical College Hospital here, said family sources.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Southern Cinema
SL temporarily lifts nationwide travel restriction
Colombo, June 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have temporarily lifted a nationwide travel restriction which was imposed in May to allow the public to leave their homes for essential work.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Euro 2020: Belgium knock out Finland, Denmark move past Russia
Copenhagen, June 22 (IANS) Belgium broke down the resilient Finns 2-0 to progress into the last-16 with three wins in as many games, while Denmark swept through after securing a 4-1 win over Russia in Euro 2020 group stage.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Football
Sun Pharma settles patent dispute with US Celgene Corporation
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Pharma major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on Tuesday said it along with one of its subsidiaries have reached an agreement with Celgene Corporation (Celgene) to resolve a patent litigation.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Clubhouse working on private messaging feature: Report
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Invite-only audio meet app Clubhouse is apparently working on its own private messaging feature, at a time when companies like Facebook and Spotify are launching a copycat service to take on Clubhouse which has grown in popularity.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
LG unveils AI equipped digital X-ray detector
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) LG Electronics on Tuesday unveiled a digital X-ray detector (DXD) with artificial intelligence (AI) solutions as the South Korean tech giant eyes to expand its presence in the medical equipment field.
2021-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Gomez sends Argentina into Copa America quarterfinals
Brasilia, June 22 (IANS) Sevilla playmaker Alejandro Gomez struck a first-half goal as Argentina secured a berth in the Copa America quarterfinals with a 1-0 win over Paraguay here.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
HK to partially relax social distancing measures
Hong Kong, June 22 (IANS) Hong Kong will partially ease its social distancing measures to allow the further resumption of daily activities as the city has not registered new local Covid-19 cases over the past two weeks.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Man 'duped' into marrying transgender, files case against in-laws
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) A man has filed a case against his in-laws, accusing them of luring him into a marriage with a transgender, police said.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indonesia tightens micro restrictions
Jakarta, June 22 (IANS) The Indonesian government has decided to tightened the micro-scale restrictions and extended them from Tuesday onwards to July 5 amidst the an ongoing rsurgence of Covid-19 transmission, an official said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
K-pop band TXT: Our music embodies our stories as young people (IANS Special)
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) K-pop boy band Tomorrow X Together, popularly called TXT, are known as the "it boys". They are number five on the Billboard 200 chart, and among a handful of South Korean super bands that have taken K-Pop to global high, courtesy a unique mix of foot-tapping beats and synchronised choreography.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Modi's name enough to win UP polls'
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The newly appointed BJP state vice-president Arvind Kumar Sharma, has sent a letter to party state president Swatantra Dev Singh, saying that the name and patronage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi were enough for the BJP to win the coming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
S.African province's Covid 'trigger system' sounds 1st alarm
Johannesburg, June 22 (IANS) The first Covid "trigger warning" has been activated after a surge in the demand for healthcare services over the past 14 to 21 days in South Africa's Western Cape province, a high-profile official.
2021-06-22
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
UP vaccinates 7L people in a day
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Over seven lakh people were administered the Covid vaccines in a single day in Uttar Pradesh, exceeding the target of six lakhs.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India to share latest US vaccine allocations through COVAX
New York, June 22 (IANS) India will get a share of the 16 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccines that US President Joe Biden is earmarking for Asia in the latest donations to COVAX, the international outfit for jab distribution to developing countries, according to the White House.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Swedish PM ousted in no-confidence vote
Stockholm, June 22 (IANS) Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has been ousted in a no-confidence vote in Parliament, as a majority of lawmakers backed his departure.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 178.6mn
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 178.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.87 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Pandemic continues to pose risks to economic outlook'
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has said the Covid-19 pandemic continues to pose risks to the US economic outlook as the pace of vaccination has slowed.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Loki' director Kate Herron: For me it was a journey of self-discovery
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Director Kate Herron shared that the series 'Loki', for her, has been a journey of self-discovery as someone trying to find her place in the universe.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US ambassador to return to Moscow this week: State Department
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan will return to Moscow this week, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Monday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
US announces sharing plan for 55mn Covid vaccine doses
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The White House on Monday introduced plans to share 55 million Covid-19 vaccine doses with the rest of the world.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Africa's Covid cases pass 5.2 million
Addis Ababa, June 22 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 5,208,206 as of Monday noon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-06-22
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
UK reports another 10,633 coronavirus cases
London, June 22 (IANS) Britain has reported another 10,633 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,640,507, according to official figures released on Monday.
2021-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
BJP begins preparations for Huzurabad by-election
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana has started its preparations for by-election to Huzurabad Assembly seat vacated recently by former minister Eatala Rajender.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana EAMCET to be held from Aug 4 to 10
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) The Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (TS EAMCET) 2021 will be held from August 4 to 10.
2021-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education