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Now retail inflation zooms to over 6% in May
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Exponential rise in food prices sequentially rocketed India's retail inflation in May as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by over 6.30 per cent.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pune firm develops 3D face mask coated with virucides
Pune (Maharshtra), June 14 (IANS) A Pune-based startup has developed a three dimensional face mask, coated with anti-viral agents that attack the Covid-19 virus when it comes in contact with them, an official said here on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Tourism picks up in Himachal with easing of restrictions
Shimla, June 14 (IANS) Hundreds of holidaymakers once again started gathering across resorts in Himachal Pradesh on Monday with the partial lifting of Covid-induced interstate travel restrictions after over a month and a half.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Jivan Vayu: India's 1st device to safely transport patients
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Aimed at saving lives in low resource areas and during transit, the nation's first device has been developed as a substitute for the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine which functions even without electricity.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Asian Cup qualifiers: India aim for full points vs Afghanistan (Preview)
Doha, June 14 (IANS) Fresh from their 2-0 win against Bangladesh, the Sunil Chhetri-led India will look to garner full points when they face Afghanistan in their last Group E match of the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium here on Tuesday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
No more space for monetary steps, tough task ahead for RBI: SBI Report
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) As the economy battles yet again to come out of the Covid-induced slowdown, an SBI Ecowrap report has suggested that the space for monetary accommodation is over, and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will face multiple challenges in terms of boosting India's growth rate and stabilising the rupee.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Absconding drug trafficker carrying Rs 1 lakh reward held from UP
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi Police's Crime Branch on Monday said that it has arrested interstate drug trafficker Pankaj Upadhaya, who carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, from neighbouring Uttar Pradesh.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP to contest all seats in 2022 Gujarat Assembly polls: Kejriwal
New Delhi/Gandhinagar, June 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and national convener of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Arvind Kejriwal, said on Monday that AAP will contest on all the 182 seats in the Assembly elections in Gujarat scheduled next year.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
How son Laksshya helped Tusshar Kapoor beat Monday blues
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Tusshar Kapoor's son Laksshyas "messy art" sense has given the actor therapy to beat Monday blues.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal post-poll violence: Gang rape survivors move SC for SIT probe
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman and a 17-year-old minor girl from West Bengal have moved the Supreme Court alleging horrific gang-rape by Trinamool Congress workers, for their families supporting the BJP in recently-held Assembly election, and sought an SIT probe into all incidents of post-poll violence.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kirti Kulhari posts pic getting first jab of Covid vaccine
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Kirti Kulhari on Monday posted a picture getting vaccinated with the first jab for Covid-19. She urged everyone to get over myths and misconceptions about the vaccine.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India women's team banking on lessons from Rahane
Bristol, June 14 (IANS) The India women's cricket team, which reached here on Monday and is due to play England women in a one-off Test from June 16, is banking on lessons from India men's Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Child rescued from borewell in Agra
Agra, June 14 (IANS) Five-year-old Shiva has finally been rescued from inside a borewell on Monday evening, almost eight-and-a-half hours after he fell into it.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shilpa Shetty suggests the right yoga to but stress and anxiety
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actress and yoga enthusiast Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Monday shared an asana on Instagram that would help relieve pent up stress and anxiety.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bottomline back in black, IOB wants to be out of PCA
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) With its bottomline back in black after a long time, the Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has approached the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seeking it be taken out of the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) fold, a top official said.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Urvashi Rautela takes mud bath, shares photo
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Urvashi Rautela is taking beauty cue from Queen Cleopatra, going by her Instagram post on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NZ's multi-dimensional attack can trouble Kohli: Parthiv
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli needs to revisit 2018 to get back into the habit of scoring hundreds though it won't be easy against New Zealand's bowling attack which possesses variety, said former India wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel. India play New Zealand in the World Test Championship final that begins on Friday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Notorious red sanders smuggler held in Andhra
Tanguturu, June 14 (IANS) Three persons, including one notorious red sanders smuggler, were arrested in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak, India agree to share ownership of Basmati rice
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) In a rare agreement between two arch-rivals India and Pakistan, which have a history of long-time rivalry with disputes on every front from sea to land, exporters from both sides of the border have mutually agreed to share the ownership of the regions prized Basmati rice, a solution considered the most workable to reach the European markets.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Adani Group cos say FPI accounts not frozen, report causing 'irreparable loss'
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Denying freezing of accounts of three foreign portfolio investors (FPI) holding shares in Adani Group companies by the NDSL, group companies have said that such reports are "erroneous" and "misleading".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rhea remembers Sushant: Promise to give you Malpua and read quantum physics books, please come back
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, posted a note in remembrance of the late actor on Monday, on the occasion of his first death anniversary.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Google Workspace, Chat now open to all for seamless hybrid work (Ld)
San Francisco, June 14 (IANS) Google on Monday announced that its integrated communication and collaboration service Workspace is now available to everyone with a Google account.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Debt-hit SsangYong's workers to take unpaid leave for 2 years
Seoul/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Half of SsangYong Motor Company's workers will go on unpaid leave for two years beginning next month as part of self-help measures as the debt-ridden automaker is striving to speed up its sales process, the company said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy
AstraZeneca jab authorised for all age-groups, says EMA
Brussels, June 14 (IANS) AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine remains authorised for all populations, European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Non-IT leaders to build most of tech products by 2024: Report
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A new category of buyers outside of the traditional IT enterprise are occupying a larger share of the overall IT market and by 2024, 80 per cent of technology products and services will be built by those who are not technology professionals, a Gartner report said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
PMK hits out at Stalin's decision to open TASMAC liquor shops
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Founder of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) S. Ramadoss in a tweet has said that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin's statement that opening TASMAC liquor shops would curb illicit liquor is unbelievable. It indicates that the state government had failed to curb the smuggling of illicit liquor as well as brew.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Sri Lanka govt urged to protect FTZ workers amid Covid surge
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Leading Asian labour and human rights groups have appealed to the Sri Lanka government and factory owners to protect Free Trade Zone (FTZ) workers from Covid-19 amid a surge in infections.
2021-06-14
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine
Kamal Haasan: Dasavatharam was declined by many directors who said they didn't understand it
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's Tamil action thriller "Dasavatharam" completes 13 years of release on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi HC bars Ghaziabad based firm from selling Khadi Prakritik paints
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has barred Ghaziabad based JBMR Enterprises from manufacturing and selling the Khadi Prakritik paints manufactured by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). According to KVIC, a Ghaziabad-based trader, who fraudulently started manufacturing and selling counterfeit Khadi Prakritik Paint, was ordered by the Court on June 4 to stop all such activities immediately.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Record High: India's WPI inflation zooms to 12.94% in May (Ld)
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Base effect, along with high transportation fuel cost, lifted India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to record high levels in May.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vidya Balan: Want to do work that's an extension of my beliefs
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan, who is gearing up for the release of her new film "Sherni", says she wants to do work that is an extension of her belief.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung to supply 5G network solutions to Vodafone in UK
Seoul, June 14 (IANS) Samsung Electronics said on Monday it will supply its latest 5G network solutions to Vodafone, a London-based telecommunications giant, a move that will expand its presence in Europe.
2021-06-14
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Stalin assures job to woman who donated gold sovereigns to relief fund
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has promised a job to a woman engineering graduate who had handed him 2 gold sovereigns as a donation for the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
All ASI protected monuments, museums to open from June 16
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) All Archaeological Survey Of India (ASI) protected central monuments and museums which had been closed down owing to the coronavirus pandemic will reopen from June 16 as per the latest order by the Union Ministry of Tourism. All these historic sites were closed since April 16.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chh'garh govt to pay school fees of Covid orphaned children
Raipur/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday announced that the children studying in private schools, who have lost parents/guardians to COVID-19, would be provided free education by the government.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ayushmann Khurrana: People need to be aware of intersex movement
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who played a gay man on screen in "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhaan", wants to draw focus to the all-new Pride flag that has been unveiled aiming to make the movement more gender inclusive.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Paine backs Labuschagne to replace him as Australia captain
Brisbane, June 14 (IANS) Australian Test captain Tim Paine has backed Marnus Labuschagne as one fit to take over from him, even as former captains Ian Chappell and Michael Clarke have backed Pat Cummins for the top leadership position.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Dhanush was mentor for 'Jagame Thandhiram' songs: Composer Santhosh Narayanan
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Composer Santhosh Narayanan of the upcoming Dhanush starrer "Jagame Thandhiram", says that the actor has been like a mentor during the creation of the film's soundtrack.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi reports 131 new Covid cases, 16 deaths
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Delhi reported 131 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours with a test positivity rate of 0.22 per cent, according to the daily health bulletin issued by the Delhi government on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Aamir Khan: 'Lagaan' has shaped me in so many ways
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The Aamir Khan-starrer "Lagaan" was released two decades ago on June 15. The actor-filmmaker says the film shaped him in many ways.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Adani Ports denies reports on NSDL freezing accounts of foreign funds
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Adani Ports has clarified that media reports on freezing of accounts of foreign funds is done to "deliberately mislead the investing community".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian football coach's philosophy is bearing fruit: Afghan defender Amiri
Doha, June 14 (IANS) India's chief football coach Igor Stimac has implemented a "philosophy of playing differently" and the change in strategy is bearing fruit, Afghanistan defender Haroon Amiri has said.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Amazon Cloud gaming Luna available to Prime members on June 21-22
San Francisco, June 14 (IANS) Amazon has announced to let Prime members access its Cloud game streaming service Luna on June 21 and 22 -- its Prime Day in select countries.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Former Telangana minister Eatala Rajender joins BJP
Hyderabad/Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Former Telangana minister Eatala Rajender on Monday joined opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
New climate-based solutions for eliminating malaria in India
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday partnered with Malaria No More, a non-governmental organisation, to launch an expert committee that will explore and advance climate-based solutions for eliminating malaria in India.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Pak FM slams former govt for spoiling Kulbhushan Jadhav case
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has slammed the former Pakistan Muslim League?Nawaz (PML-N) government for spoiling the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
MyDentalPlan plans expansion to over 250 smaller cities
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) IT-enabled healthcare company MyDentalPlan Healthcare Pvt Ltd has announced that it will expand its presence to more than 250 tier-2 and tier-3 cities by the end of 2021.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AKS Vijayan appointed TN govt's spl representative in Delhi
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) AKS Vijayan, a senior Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader and a former Member of Parliament, was appointed the Special Representative of the Tamil Nadu government in New Delhi on Monday. He will hold this office for a period of one year.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Google Workplace now open to everyone for seamless hybrid work
San Francisco, June 14 (IANS) Google on Monday announced that its integrated communication and collaboration service Workspace is now available to everyone with a Google account.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Education
BJP MLA Selvam files nomination for Puducherry Speaker's post
Puducherry, June 14 (IANS) First-term legislator of the BJP, Embalam R. Selvam has filed nomination for the post of Puducherry Assembly Speaker from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). He is the MLA from Manaveli assembly constituency and is the party-state general secretary.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Petrol price goes past Rs 100 in Hyd
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) With the latest fuel price hike, the price of petrol in Hyderabad crossed Rs 100 per litre mark on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Taapsee Pannu: Let's feel close to 'Normal' again
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu, who is currently touring Moscow, on Monday shared that she wants to feel close to normal again. Taapsee made her contention with a new picture she posted on Instagram.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UPRTOU to set up study centres in UP jails
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University (UPRTOU) will be setting up study centres at 13 jails of the state to help inmates pursue higher learning courses.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Sri Lanka's Covid caseload tops 223K
Colombo, June 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka's overall Covid-19 caseload increased to 223,638 on Monday after over 2,300 new patients were detected in the last 24 hours, official figures from the Health Ministry revealed.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
RCP Singh has some tough words for Chirag Paswan
Patna, June 14 (IANS) After the split in the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), JDU national president RCP Singh said that Chirag Paswan is getting back what he sowed in the past.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
UP: Child falls into borewell,rescue operation on
Agra, June 14 (IANS) A five-year-old child fell into a 150-feet-deep borewell while playing in Dhariyai village here on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chris Hemsworth to Chris Evans on 40th b'day: You'll always be number 1 in my book
Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Hollywood's "Thor" Chris Hemsworth wished Chris Evans on his 40th birthday, saying the "Captain America" star would always be "number one" in his book.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Delhi AIIMS to begin Covaxin trial on children from Tuesday
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is learnt to have started screening of children aged 6-12 years for the clinical trials of India's first indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine, Bharat Biotech's Covaxin.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mass vaccination site in Tokyo to offer jabs to police
Tokyo, June 14 (IANS) The Japan government on Monday announced that mass Covid-19 vaccination site in Tokyo will offer jabs to the police, fire fighters, Coast Guard officials, in addition to the elderly in a bid to speed up the country's inoculation drive.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Audit Covid deaths; probe Goa O2 shortage deaths: Bombay HC told
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) The Goa government needs to conduct an audit of the nearly 3,000 Covid-19 deaths which occurred in the state and also appoint a judicial commission to probe the deaths of nearly 100 patients due to oxygen shortage, the Bombay High Court was informed on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Final easing of England's Covid curbs to be delayed by a month
London, June 14 (IANS) Lifting of the remaining restrictions in England will be delayed by a month, a media report said on Monday, adding that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will give the details of the postponement at a press briefing later in the day.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
IOB posts Rs 831 cr profit, follow-up equity issue planned
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) City based Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) plans to raise additional funds from a follow-on equity issue and Rs.1,000 crore by issue of bond.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Algal bloom in Ganga treated with German chemical
Varanasi, June 14 (IANS) A German chemical has been arranged with the help of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and a drive has been launched to clean the Ganga water from algae.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
One nation one ration card makes food security portable: Centre to SC
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that its flagship 'One Nation One Ration Card' (ONORC) scheme makes food security portable, and primarily aims to enable migratory National Food Security Act (NFSA) beneficiaries to access the Public Distribution System (PDS) from any ePoS enabled fair price shop (FPS) in the country through portability.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahim, Kathryn voted ICC players of the month
Dubai, June 14 (IANS) Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim and Scotland all-rounder Kathryn Bryce have been voted as players of the month for May, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Akshay Kumar denies taking 30-cr cut for 'Bell Bottom'
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar took to social media on Monday to deny reports claiming he has reduced his fees by Rs 30 crore for the upcoming spy thriller "Bell Bottom".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NBRI to help turn Lucknow into natural oxygen hub
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Scientists at the National Botanical research Institute (NBRI) in Lucknow have agreed to cooperate with the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) in turning the city into a natural oxygen hub.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
NCPCR seeks report over posts seeking adoption of children
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The National Commission For Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a report from WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and Telegram regarding posts on these social networking sites offering illegal adoption of children orphaned amid ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
Fearing arrest by police, film personality Ayesha seeks anticipatory bail
Kochi, June 14 (IANS) After the Kavaratti Police served a notice to leading Lakshadweep film personality Ayesha Sulthana to appear before it on June 20 in connection with her remarks made on a Malayalam TV channel about the spread of Covid on the island, she filed a plea for anticipatory bail in the Kerala High Court on Monday which will be heard on Tuesday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
G-7 Summit Disappoints (Opinion)
The 3Cs: Covid, China and Climate Change dominated the G-7 Summit. But overall the leaders were not able to present a united stand on any major issue.
2021-06-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Santhals of Bengal go back to their roots, champion agriculture that nurtures ecosystems
Bolpur (West Bengal), June 14 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Rabindranath Tagore held the Santal tribes in special regard for their unique way of life in which they combined farming with poetry, music and dance. Spread all across rural West Bengal, the Santhals often own tiny pieces of land but largely work as daily wage labourers in rice fields.
2021-06-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
TN govt reclaims temple land worth Rs 160 cr in Chennai
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has reclaimed land worth Rs 160 crore of the Kancheepuram Ekambareswar temple from a trust that ran the Seetha Kingston House Matriculation Higher Secondary School.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
ColorOS 11 arriving on more OPPO smartphones this month
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO on Monday announced that its fastest ColorOS 11, which is based on Android 11 operating system, will be available on more OPPO devices in the country this month.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Flipkart Wholesale sees 3x jump in digital adoption among kiranas
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of India's homegrown Flipkart Group, on Monday announced initiatives for strengthening of kiranas through enhancement in their in-app experience on the back of increased e-commerce adoption.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Pak SC stops demolition of Hindu dharamshala
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has barred the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) from demolishing a Hindu dharamshala in Karachi and leasing it out to an individual.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yet to sink in: Conway after heroic show against England
Birmingham, June 14 (IANS) New Zealand opening batsman Devon Conway has said that his player-of-the-series performance -- 306 runs across two Tests -- that helped his side win its first Test series on English soil in 22 years is yet to sink in.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
TATA AIA Life to bring in health & wellness products
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Tata AIA Life Insurance Company Limited (Tata AIA Life) on Monday said it closed last fiscal with a 34 per cent growth in its total premium income.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Aviva India launched Saral Jeevan Bima
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Private insurer Aviva Life Insurance on Monday announced the launch of Aviva Saral Jeevan Bima, a standard term life insurance plan.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'US to keep pressure on IS, Al Qaeda in Afghanistan'
Kabul/Washington, June 14 (IANS) Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of the US Central Command, has said that Washington will seek to "keep pressure" on the Islamic State (IS) and Al Qaeda terror groups in Afghanistan, a media report said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
PE exits record second best month ever at $12 billion
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Private equity exits have picked up momentum in 2021 with May 2021 recording the second-best month ever with exits worth $12 billion.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid2.0 wave hits consumer sentiment
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Fifty eight per cent of consumers think their income in the next six months will be lower than pre-Covid levels, according to BCG's latest round of consumer sentiment poll which shows that people with similar sentiment has increased in a year's time.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Fans trend 'We miss you' on Sushant's first death anniversary
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) It's been a year since he passed away but Sushant Singh Rajput is alive in the hearts of numerous fans. The 34-year-old Bollywood actor's untimely demise on June 14 last year had left his fans, friends and family in a state of shock. On the actor's first death anniversary on Monday, "We miss you" trended on Twitter along with the hashtag #SushantSinghRajput.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Online music learning platform Muzigal logs 20% growth in remote era
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Online music learning platform Muzigal on Monday said that it is now growing at 20 per cent month-on-month in revenue and new learners and aims to empower music teachers to scale their music classes globally amid the remote learning times.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Get set, play late to score in England: Rahane
Southampton, June 14 (IANS) India Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has said that batsmen need to get set and play late to score runs in England.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Tibetans thank Himachal for supporting them
Shimla, June 14 (IANS) Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Penpa Tsering on Monday expressed gratitude to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur for extending support to their community in the state.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Delhi: People going abroad will get Covid jab in special category
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Residents in the national capital who are planning to go abroad for jobs or study will get Covid jabs on urgent basis, said Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Do you have digital eye strain?
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) If you have felt increased screen time is doing a number on your eyes and potentially contributing to digital eye strain, a survey shows you're not alone. Findings show that 80 per cent of respondents say pandemic-prompted screen time put their eyes in "overdrive".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SC should take cognisance of Ram temple land purchase deal: Congress
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) After the controversy erupted on the issue of land purchase by Ram Mandir trust, the Congress has demanded that the Supreme Court should take cognisance of the issue. The Congress said that this is disrespect to the faith of crores of devotees.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bringing grandma's remedies to daily life
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) The pandemic has left a lasting impact on lifestyles across the country, including a reconnection with the Ayurvedic way of life. According to Swati Sutaria Vakharia, an entrepreneur who aims to bring back age-old ayurvedic remedies using Grandma's 'nuskha' (tips and tricks) in people's lifestyles, Indian grandparents had plenty of such recipes which worked well for our well-being and healthy upbringing.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
How excess sugar consumption causes fatty liver
Mandi, June 14 (IANS) A team of researchers from IIT Mandi has identified the underlying biochemical relationship between the consumption of excessive sugar and the development of afatty liver', medically known as Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).
2021-06-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
B'desh actress sues businessman, 5 others over attempted rape, murder
Dhaka, June 14 (IANS) Top Bangladeshi film star Pori Moni has filed a case against businessman Nasiruddin Mahmud and five other individuals alleging that they attempted to rape and murder her.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sunny turns up the heat
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) "Summer is here!" comments Sunny Leone, who raises temperatures with her latest social media post. The owner of StarStruck Cosmetics posted a sultry photograph in what can only be described as pencil high heels and a big hat which leaves much to the imagination for her debut picture for the Dabboo Ratnani 2021 Calendar.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Why a menstrual cup?
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) It is no secret that with changing times our problems change shape and so do our needs. While earlier menstrual hygiene issue was mainly seen as a quest to hygienically secure menstrual flow, people have now come to realise that there are many more problems surrounding it.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SSR's death 'mystery' unsolved after a year, like unending soap
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Almost like an unending daily soap, the so-called 'mystery over the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput continues, as it remains unsolved a year after he was found dead in his Mumbai home.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood,Politics
Wall in Gwalior collapses while Minister was inspecting it
Gwalior, June 14 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Energy Minister Pradhuman Singh Tomar was inspecting a chamber in Gwalior being built under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme when the wall on which the Minister stepped on collapsed. Following this, he immediately ordered an inquiry into the construction work.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Andhra's Narasapuram Dalits demand absentee MP's arrest
Palakoderu (Andhra Pradesh), June 14 (IANS) A group of Dalits who claimed to have voted for Narasapuram MP K. Raghurama Krishna Raju lodged a complaint with the police in Andhra Pradesh to arrest him for failing to fulfill the promises he made during elections. Dalits say the MP is always absent.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Putin calls Trump 'colourful individual'
Moscow, June 14 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin called his former US counterpart Donald Trump a "colourful individual" during an exclusive NBC News interview which will air on Monday
2021-06-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Veteran Kannada producer KCN Chandru passes away
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) Karnataka's legendary film producer K.C.N. Chandrashekhar, whose family banner - KCN Movies - had produced a large number of cult classic movies and delivered blockbusters, passed away due to multi-organ failures. He was 69.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Batsmen's concentration needs to be upto the mark in England: Pujara
Southampton, June 14 (IANS) Batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has said handling different conditions on one particular day will be the biggest challenge for India batsmen in England where they play the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand from June 18 and a five-Test series against Joe Roots men in August-September.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
New pooled power mechanism to reduce cost for debt ridden Discoms
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A new pooled power pricing mechanism is proposed to be established by the power ministry that would ensure near uniform energy charges transitioning the country towards 'One Nation, One Grid, One Price".
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Renault Nissan vs Workers: Views of workers should be heard by TN
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Union leaders in the automotive industries are of the view that Tamil Nadu's Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health should incorporate their views before submitting their inspection report to the Madras High Court.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Social Media activist arrested for defamatory content
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Popular Social media commentator and supporter of AIADMK and BJP, Kishore K. Swamy was arrested by the Chennai city police on charges of circulating defamatory content against DMK leaders and former chief ministers C.N. Annadurai and M. Karunanidhi. He is also booked for using abusive and defamatory language on social media against present Chief minister M.K. Stalin.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Key Taliban commander arrested in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 14 (IANS) A key Taliban divisional commander has been arrested in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar, amidst the ongoing violence in country, a local spokesman confirmed on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
People crossing NZ border spike since opening of Trans-Tasman bubble
Wellington, June 14 (IANS) The number of people crossing New Zealand's border has climbed since the two-way quarantine-free Trans-Tasman travel bubble opened with Australia on April 19, the statistics department Stats NZ said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
The dilemma of parenting in a work-from-home world
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) Am I doing It right? This is a question that many parents are asking themselves in the new environment of lockdowns and quarantines.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Top benefits of lemon for your skin and hair
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) Lemons have always been a fan-favourite when it comes to drinks, salads and foods. The zingy taste, refreshing aroma and bright yellow colour truly captivates all the senses.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
India lends a helping hand to Kenya as China's African Safari sends jitters
New Delhi, June 14: Led by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, India has kicked off discussions with Kenya to enhance collaboration in areas of trade and investment, defence and security cooperation, development partnerships in regional and multilateral fora, as well as people-to-people interaction.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
E-Waste is a treasure trove that needs to be tapped
New Delhi, June 14 : Recently, Delhi's civic body tied up with a private firm to collect and dispose of E-Wastes while Bihar Government authorised 142 E -Waste collection points in various districts. So, what is this E Waste, and why is it important to collect and dispose it of?
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Chitrangda Singh shows how she gears up for Monday morn zoom calls
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Chitrangda Singh looks regal in her latest post on social media, decked up in jewellery. The actress says that she is all ready for her Monday morning zoom calls. 
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Trial begins of 2 Americans charged with helping Ghosn flee Japan
Tokyo, June 14 (IANS) A Tokyo court on Monday began the trial of the two American nationals charged with helping ousted Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan while on bail.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Japan,Politics
'Misleading, handful transactions; no full implementation of ONORC in Delhi'
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The political slugfest between the Delhi government and central government over ration scheme, has reached the Supreme Court. The Centre on Monday informed the top court that the Delhi government's claims of launching of one nation one ration card (ONORC) is misleading, as the scheme was merely launched in one circle in Seemapuri.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Seoul calls on N.Korea to respond to dialogue offer
Seoul, June 14 (IANS) South Korea's Unification Ministry on Monday called on North Korea to respond to Seoul's dialogue offer ahead of the 21st anniversary of the June 15, 2000, joint declaration.
2021-06-14
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
The art of surgical strike: Courtesy the heron bird
New Delhi, June 14: Imagine standing in shallow water�without moving�for long periods of time. Toes spread out, feet firmly planted in squishy mud, eyes focused on finding a tasty fish or frog.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Japan Airlines begins on-site vaccination for employees
Tokyo, June 14 (IANS) Flag carrier Japan Airlines Co. on Monday began providing on-site Covid-19 vaccination for its employees, a day after All Nippon Airways Co. started its own inoculation drive becoming the first in the country to start workplace immunisation.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Williamson likely to be fit for WTC final vs all-round India: Latham
Southampton, June 14 (IANS) New Zealand opener Tom Latham has said that captain Kane Williamson and wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling are recovering well and is confident the duo will be available for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against India from June 18 at the Hampshire Bowl.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Delta Covid variant may soon become dominant strain in US
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Covid-19 Delta variant is likely to become the dominant source of new infections in the US and could lead to new outbreaks by September, said Scott Gottlieb, the former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Fuel price hiked again; petrol nearing century mark across the country
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Fuel prices were increased again across the country on Monday adding more misery for the common man already grappling with rising food prices amidst shrinking income.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
S.Korean military to conduct defence drill
Seoul, June 14 (IANS) South Korea's military will conduct a defence drill in and around its easternmost islets of Dokdo this week, government and military sources said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Let's Talk About It
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) Pride month is an opportunity to promote inclusivity and awareness about the LGBTQIA community, and help adolescents and youth overcome the challenges of the lack of information, knowledge, stigma and discrimination that forces them to suppress their queries regarding sex in the absence of correct information.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life,Immigration/Law/Rights
Married men earning more, less helpful with domestic chores
New York, June 14 (IANS) Married men who don't help out around the house tend to bring home bigger paychecks than husbands who play a bigger role on the domestic chores front, according to a study.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,National,Human Interest/Society
Bengal govt gearing up to combat third Covid wave
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Taking a lesson from the second Covid wave, the West Bengal government is accelerating the process of infrastructure development to tackle the the third wave and control it more effectively. As it has been found that children and consequently the women are more prone to the next Sars-CoV-2 attack, the state health department has taken special measures to protect the vulnerable section from the deadly bite of the third phase.
2021-06-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Single dose sufficient for those already infected by Covid: Study
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) A single dose of vaccine is sufficient for those already infected by Covid-19, revealed a study by Hyderabad's AIG Hospitals.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Big B at first day of shoot after lockdown2.0
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan went to work at 7am on Monday, after the second lockdown was lifted. The veteran actor posted a picture on Instagram, wearing a mask and seated in his car on way to work.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RGV is a magician: 'D Company' actor Vikas Rao
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Gurugram boy and Model-actor Vikas Rao, who features in Ram Gopal Varma's latest, digitally-released film "D Company", says he has learnt a lot from the filmmaker while working with him.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan reports 1,019 new Covid cases
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan registered 1,019 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which increased the overall infection tally to 942,189, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
ITC Maurya welcomes patrons at its restaurants
New Delhi, June 14 (IANSlife) For those who love to dine out and socialise there's finally some good news as the Delhi government unlocks restaurants starting today, 14th of June 2021 at 50 per cent capacity.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
India's live commerce industry to reach $4-5B by 2025
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Driven by beauty and personal care (BPC), India's live commerce market is expected to clock a gross merchandise value (GMV) of $4-$5 billion by 2025, a new report showed on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Ansar al-Islam militant arrested in Bangladesh
Dhaka, June 14 (IANS) Bangladesh's elite police force, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), on Monday arrested an active member of the banned Ansar al-Islam militant outfit in Nakla, Sherpur district.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
UK Chancellor in-laws hit with £5.5m bill in Amazon India tax dispute: Report
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A joint venture between UK Chancellor Rishi Sunaks billionaire in-laws and the internet retailing giant Amazon is in a multimillion-pound dispute with the Indian tax authorities, a Guardian investigation has found.
2021-06-14
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Strict action in Kerala's illegal tree felling: Forest Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) With the second Pinarayi Vijayan government caught in a bind over more than Rs 500 crore alleged felling of centuries-old rosewood and other trees in Kerala's Wayanad and other districts, State Forest Minister A.K. Saseendran on Monday said there would be multi pronged action against the violators.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Roposo-owner Glance to acquire ecommerce platform Shop101
Singapore/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Glance, a subsidiary of InMobi Group and owner of video-sharing social media platform Roposo, on Monday said it is acquiring full stack e-commerce platform Shop101 for an undisclosed sum.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy,Technology
S.Korean President's approval rating rises: Poll
Seoul, June 14 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating rose 0.2 percentage points over the week to 38.5 per cent, a new poll revealed on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Sushant Singh Rajput remembered by industry colleagues on 1st death anniversary
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Film industry colleagues took to social media to remember late actor Sushant Singh Rajput on his first death anniversary. The 34-year-old actor was found dead in his Mumbai residence on June 14 last year. 
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
135-year-old Warangal Jail slides into history
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) The 135-year-old Nizam era Warangal Central Jail in Telangana became history with the authorities demolishing the prison structures to build a multi super-specialty hospital.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
Upraised raises bar to help Indian startups find best tech talent
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) As the Indian startup scene brightens up amid the growing digital adoption in the pandemic, ed-tech startup Upraised said on Monday it has embarked on its journey to provide up-skilled tech talent to leading startups and unicorns.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
China's Guangdong reports 4 locally-transmitted Covid cases
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) China's Guangdong province reported four locally transmitted Covid-19 cases on Saturday, all in the capital Guangzhou, health authorities said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Yogi govt to make record purchase of pulses through women
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government, after making a record procurement of wheat, is now set to make a record purchase of oilseeds and pulses from the state farmers.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Base effect: India's WPI inflation zooms to 12.94% in May
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Base effect, along with high transportation fuel cost, lifted India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to 12.94 per cent in May from a rise of 10.49 per cent in April.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Colombian Prez receives 1st dose of Covid vax
Bogota, June 14 (IANS) Colombian President Ivan Duque confirmed he has received his first dose of a jab against Covid-19 and said that the National Vaccination Plan is continuing its fight to immunise 35 million people in the country.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Colombia,Politics
Journalist found dead in UP, cops say accident
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), June 14 (IANS) A TV journalist based in Uttar Pradesh has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in Pratapgarh district.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
Am not going to move out: 'Ousted' Kerala Catholic Nun
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) A Catholic nun who was dismissed from her congregation said on Monday that she was not heard by the Vatican and she will not move out from the convent where she is presently staying in Wayanad, Kerala.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
India 2030: Aggressive hippo or agile gazelle? (Book Review)
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Kiran Karnik, who describes himself as a "public unintellectual" has, over a four-decade career as an administrator, been acknowledged for his work in the broadcasting and outsourcing spheres ? and his steerage of Nasscom that raised the IT lobby group to new heights.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Chile begins 2nd round of regional governor polls
Santiago, June 14 (IANS) The second round of elections for Chile's regional governors, which for the first time will be chosen by a popular vote in the country, began as the country continues to grapple with the Covid pandemic.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Homegrown public cloud storage Digiboxx hits 1 mn users
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Homegrown public cloud storage provider DigiBoxx on Monday said it now has over one million users within six months of its launch.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
US state sees more deaths than births for 1st time due to Covid
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the US state of Montana witnessed more deaths than births for the first time since data collection began in 1908.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Kirti Kulhari: The attitude of acceptance helps me
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The ongoing second wave of the pandemic has affected us in many different ways, including taking a toll on mental health. Actress Kirti Kulhari reveals what she does to lift her spirits when she feels down.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Stalin warns withdrawal of relaxations if norms are flouted
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has warned people of the state that the lockdown relaxations which have come into effect from Monday, could be withdrawn if the Covid-19 protocol norms are violated.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Ex-Jordanian Finance Minister charged with sedition
Amman, June 14 (IANS) Jordan's State Security Court has charged Bassem Awadallah, former Finance Minister and royal court chief, and royal family member Sharif Hassan Ben Zeid with inciting sedition and opposition against the country's regime.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
Adani Group stocks nosedive after NSDL freezes accounts of major funds (Ld)
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Adani Group stocks hit the lower circuit on Monday after the the National Securities Depository Ltd. froze the accounts of Albula Investment Fund, Cresta Fund and APMS Investment Fund effective May 31.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PM Modi expresses gratitude for Netanyahu, congratulates Bennett
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his gratitude for the outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's leadership and contribution to India-Israel strategic partnership.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Lahiri finishes tied 25th in Palmetto Championship golf
Congaree Maintenance (US), June 14 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri carded an impressive 4-under 67 in the final round to leap 20 places and end at tied 25th in the Palmetto Championship. South African 22-year-old Garrick Higgo returned 3-under 68 to win the title with 11-under 273. Lahiri's last-day score took his four-day score to 5-under 279.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Uganda,Sports,Golf
ED to produce RJD RS member AD Singh in court, seek 4-day custody
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) which arrested Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Rajya Sabha MP A.D. Singh in connection with the fertilizer scam case, will produce him in a court here and seek four days custody, sources said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iraqi authorities exhume remains 123 bodies from 2 mass graves
Baghdad, June 14 (IANS) Iraqi authorities announced that they exhumed the remains of 123 bodies from two mass graves in the northern province of Nineveh.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Andhra govt is under-reporting Covid deaths: TDP
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party national general secretary and Andhra Pradesh opposition leader Nara Lokesh on Monday alleged that the state government is hiding the actual number of Covid deaths to deny paying compensation.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Bomb-laden drone falls on school in Saudi border city
Riyadh, June 14 (IANS) A bomb-laden drone fell on a school in the Saudi border city of Asir, the Civil Defence Ministry said.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
G7 'letdown' on triple crises of climate, nature, Covid
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The recently-concluded G7 summit has been a massive letdown on a historic opportunity to tackle the triple crises of climate, COVID and collapse of nature, experts across the globe said on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, India,International
Rape accused lodged in J&K's Kupwara jail dies of Covid complication
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) A 37-year old rape accused lodged in a Jammu and Kashmir jail in Kupwara district has died in the hospital on Monday of post Covid complications.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
B2B marketplace Jumbotail raises Rs 35 cr from Alteria Capital
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) Retail platform and B2B marketplace Jumbotail on Monday said it has raised Rs 35 crore from Alteria Capital to expand its operations, and scale its SME-focused fintech business.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Adani Group stocks slump as NSDL freezes accounts of 3 FPIs
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Shares of Adani Group companies tumbled to their lower circuits on Monday as the National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL) has frozen accounts of three foreign portfolio investors (FPI) holding shares in its group companies.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vaxxinity's new Covid jab tech will also treat Alzheimer's
Washington, June 14 (IANS) US biotech company Vaxxinity is developing a novel coronavirus vaccine using synthetic proteins, which can also help treat neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, the media reported.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Israel's Arab party leader vows to 'bridge gaps'
Tel Aviv, June 14 (IANS) Mansour Abbas, leader of the Ra'am party in Israel, has vowed on to advance the interests of the country's Arab citizens from within the new coalition government.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Israel,Politics
E-auction of Raj sandstone blocks soon for use in Ram temple
Jaipur, June 14 (IANS) The Rajasthan government will soon be holding an online auction of mining blocks of the unique pink Bansi Paharpur sandstone, which will be used for the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya as the central government approved the conversion of 398 hectares of forestland into revenue land, confirmed officials here.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indian team winds up its match simulation, out of quarantine
Southampton, June 14 (IANS) The Indian cricket team ended its three-day match simulation on Sunday ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand with the likes of Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Mayank Agarwal among others getting a chance to bat.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Selfish, nationalistic approaches marred initial Covid fight: UK PM
London, June 14 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted that "selfish and nationalistic approaches" had marred the initial global response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
MP Ravi Kishan seeks ban on vulgar content in Bhojpuri films, songs
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor and Gorakhpur BJP MP, Ravi Kishan, has written letters to union ministers and the chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, demanding a ban on vulgar content in Bhojpuri films and songs.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
13 dead, 16 wounded in S.Sudan clashes
Juba, June 14 (IANS) Inter-communal clashes have left 13 people killed and 16 others injured in South Sudan's restive region of Lakes state, local police said.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Modi wishes new Israeli PM Bennett, looks to deepen ties
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, saying he looks forward to meeting him and deepening the strategic partnership between the two counties.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
B'desh records highest Covid deaths in over a month
Dhaka, June 14 (IANS) Bangladesh has registered its highest number of single-day Covid-19 fatalities in more than a month, increasing the overall death toll to 13,118, according to health authorities.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
Carelessly disposed face masks cause of worry for TN sanitation workers
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) As 27 districts of Tamil Nadu relax restrictions from Monday, the sanitation workers expect heavy workload compared to the lockdown period. What worries them most though are the carelessly disposed face masks that will soon start collecting.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Lakshadweep admin ducks travel to island via Kochi
Kochi, June 14 (IANS) Lakshadweep administrator, Praful Khoda Patel on Monday appears to have ducked his travel to the island through the airport here, said Congress Lok Sabha members.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Priyadarshi Pulikonda wants to get out of 'so-called image' as comedian
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Actor Priyadarshi Pulikonda, who primarily works in Telugu films, says he wants to come out of his "so-called image" as a comedian and be known as an actor who can do whatever he is offered.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Pitch for WTC final will have pace, bounce & carry, says groundsman
Southampton, June 14 (IANS) The pitch for World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand will have pace, bounce and carry thanks to good weather due to 'a lot of sun' in Southampton, said Simon Lee, the head groundsman of Hampshire Bowl, where the match will be played from June 18 to 22.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bear mauls man to death in J&K's Budgam
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Barely a fortnight after a little girl was killed in a leopard attack, now a man has been found mauled to death by a bear on Monday in the forests of Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Honour killing? FIR against girl's family members
Meerut (UP), June 14 (IANS) Thirteen days after a newlywed woman died, her parents claimed that she had succumbed to Covid. Now, the Meerut police has exhumed her body and pressed murder charges against her family.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK Foreign Secy urges 'respect' from EU on N.Ireland
London, June 14 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has called for "a bit of respect" from the European Union (EU) leaders as he claimed the bloc's senior figures "serially" talk about Northern Ireland "as if it were somehow a different country from the UK".
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
American booked in UP for blocking anti-encroachment drive
Mathura (UP), June 14 (IANS) An American woman, who has been residing in Mathura district for the past five years, has been booked after she allegedly assaulted a woman police officer during an anti-encroachment drive in Vrindavan city.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
6 held under anti-conversion law in UP
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), June 14 (IANS) A cleric and a barber are among six, who have been booked under the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020 for surreptitiously conducting the circumcision ceremony of two minor boys, below 12 years old.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Qualcomm, MediaTek gain big in smartphone application chip market
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Qualcomm led the smartphone application processor (AP) market with a 40 per cent revenue share in the first quarter this year, followed by MediaTek with 26 per cent and Apple with 20 per cent, a new report has showed.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Socialism-Mamata Banerjee wedding was a low key affair
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The much hyped marriage between Socialism and Mamata Banerjee was conducted on Sunday in the presence of Communism and Leninism. Communism's son Marxism was also present during the wedding.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Microsoft unveils Xbox Series X-shaped mini fridge
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) While announcing new games for Xbox fans during the E3 2021 virtual gaming conference, Microsoft has also unveiled the first look of a cool Xbox Series X-shaped mini fridge.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
2nd Covid wave didn't hit average download speed for Indians
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) As India battled the lethal second Covid wave and data consumption increased with millions staying home during lockdowns, the mobile users had a smooth download speed experience across the country unlike when the first lockdown phase hit the country last year, a new report has showed.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Nepal PM lays foundation stone for 1st liquid oxygen plant
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has laid a foundation stone virtually for the construction of the country's first liquid oxygen plant which is expected to help substitute oxygen import from India.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Apna Dal assures BJP of continued alliance in UP
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) In what should be a major reprieve for the beleaguered BJP in Uttar Pradesh, its ally, the Apna Dal led by Anupriya Patel, has denied speculations about the party driving a hard bargain with the BJP leadership to keep the alliance intact in the run-up to UP assembly elections due next year.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Planet Marathi OTT launches first look of platform's captivating logo
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Planet Marathi has the honour of being the first-ever Marathi OTT platform to stream exclusive Marathi content for the world! With high-octane entertainment offerings in their kitty, Planet Marathi promises a new wave of digital entertainment for the Marathi audience. To mark this new era, the leading Marathi entertainer launches a brand-new logo that reflects the identity of their digital streaming platform.The eccentric platform with a fresh new identity will be launched with the release of the first ever Marathi TVOD film "June". The tri-fold launch of aceJune" will be in June 2021 itself and will mark the beginning of Planet Marathi OTT's revolutionary journey!
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Netherlands, Austria, England start with wins in Euro 2020
Amsterdam, June 14 (IANS) Gritty Ukraine bounced back from two goals down but Denzel Dumfries's late winner helped the Netherlands snatch a 3-2 win on home soil in Euro 2020 on Sunday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Football
Indonesia Covid spike due to Delta variant
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) The recent spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia's Kudus district of Central Java province is due to the highly infectious Delta variant of the virus, an official said.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
With Kerala BJP in disarray, will it get a union cabinet berth?
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) With an impending Union cabinet reshuffle on the cards, the Kerala unit of the BJP is however not in an upbeat mood for more reasons than one, but hoping against hope are a few, that the call will come.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Sensex down 300 points; finance, auto stocks lead selloff
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices declined on Monday morning tracking mixed cues from the Asian market along with profit booking by traders after the indices scaled new highs last week.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Missing Bareilly teen found dead
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), June 14 (IANS) The body of a 15-year-old girl, who had gone missing from Bareilly district on Saturday, has been found in a farm outside the village. There were injury marks on her head, apparently caused by a sharp object.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US workers quitting jobs at highest rate in decades
Washington, June 14 (IANS) More Americans are quitting their jobs than at any other time in at least two decades, which added challenges to companies trying to keep up with the economic recovery, a media report said.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Microsoft unveils biggest exclusive games ever for Xbox
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Microsoft has announced a new lineup of 30 games, 27 of which will be included with Xbox Game Pass.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Could have cried, but did not as I tried my best: Tsitsipas
Paris, June 14 (IANS) World No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas, who lost the French Open final on Sunday said he does not have any regrets as he gave it all against Novak Djokovic who won his 19th Grand Slam title.
2021-06-14
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Ram temple trust slams allegations of fraud
Ayodhya, June 14 (IANS) The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust has strongly denied allegations of corruption levelled by opposition parties, in land purchase.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Myanmar forces detaining protesters' families
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Myanmar security forces are arbitrarily arresting and detaining family and friends of activists, protesters and opposition members.
2021-06-14
Category: International, India,Defence/Security
Amethi woman dies after alleging rape by doctors
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), June 14 (IANS) A 40-year-old woman who was allegedly raped and beaten by doctors and medical staff at a Lucknow hospital from where she was discharged, has died.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hyundai to halt US plant on chip shortage, maintenance
Seoul, June 14 (IANS) Hyundai Motor, South Korea's biggest carmaker by sales, said on Monday it will suspend its US plant for three weeks due to lack of semiconductors and routine maintenance.
2021-06-14
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
India logs 70K Covid cases, lowest since March 31 and 3,921 deaths
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's Covid cases continued to witness decline as it recorded 70,421 new Covid cases, lowest since March 31 and 3,921 deaths due to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Yogi orders prompt payment of dues to lawyers
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) In a move that will bring respite to the legal fraternity affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed officials to expedite the payment of all the lawyers engaged by the government, as well as private lawyers.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Iraqi anti-terror forces kill 13 IS militants
Baghdad, June 14 (IANS) The Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) said that its forces have killed 13 Islamic State (IS) militants across the country so far this month.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
Break after first two sets helped me bury self-doubts: Djokovic
Paris, June 14 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic attributed his comeback in French Open final from two sets down to winning the title to a small break that helped him bury self-doubts.
2021-06-14
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Monsoon arrives in J&K, Ladakh earlier than usual
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) The Meteorological Department announced on Monday that the monsoon season arrived in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh 17 to 18 days earlier than usual.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sunil Grover on how he makes comedy seem so easy
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) He doesn't have to try too hard. His audience can't hold back a chuckle when he doles out a mere oneliner or tiny twist of expression. Sunil Grover makes comedy seem like a cakewalk.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Over 1,000 illegal migrants returned to Libya: UNHCR
Tripoli, June 14 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that more than 1,000 illegal migrants were returned to Libya.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Bangkok to ease some distancing rules
Bangkok, June 14 (IANS) Thailand's capital Bangkok is going to ease some distancing rules imposed against the Covid-19 pandemic as the national vaccination program is accelerating.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 175.8mn
Washington, June 14 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 175.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.79 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Suneeta Rao: People always remember the first big hit
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Singer Suneeta Rao does not mind being called the "Paree Hoon Main" maker, as she says people always remember the first big hit of any artiste.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Biden congratulates Israel's new PM Bennett in phone call
Washington, June 14 (IANS) US President Joe Biden on has offered congratulations to Naftali Bennett after he was sworn in as Israel's new Prime Minister.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Kate Moss training to be a tattoo artist
Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Model Kate Moss has revealed that she has been taking lessons from her tattoo artist friend Daniel Casone, as she wants to go to Glastonbury to ink people.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
B'desh actress claims attempted rape, murder; seeks justice
Dhaka, June 14 (IANS) Top Bangladeshi film star Pori Moni has claimed in a Facebook post addressed to the country's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that she has been physically abused, adding "someone tried to kill and rape me".
2021-06-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
G7 pledges 870mn vaccine doses, half to be delivered by 2021-end
Geneva, June 14 (IANS) Leaders of G7 countries have agreed in an agreement at their summit to share at least 870 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines directly, at least half of which are to be delivered by the end of 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
UK reports another 7,490 coronavirus cases
London, June 14 (IANS) Britain reported another 7,490 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,565,813, according to official figures released on Sunday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Zimbabwe imposes lockdown in two more districts
Harare, June 14 (IANS) The Zimbabwean government has announced a two-week localised lockdown for Hurungwe and Kariba districts in Mashonaland West Province following a spike in Covid-19 infections.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Naftali Bennett sworn in as Israel's new PM, ends Netanyahu's 12 yr rule
Jerusalem, June 14 (IANS) Naftali Bennett, leader of the right-wing Yamina (United Right) party, was sworn in as new Israeli prime minister on Sunday night, sending Benjamin Netanyahu to the opposition after a record 12-year rule.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Russia adds 14,723 Covid cases
Moscow, June 14 (IANS) Russia has reported another 14,723 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest number of daily infections since February 13, according to official data released on Sunday.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Karnataka readies to partly unlock in 19 districts
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) As the pandemic's second wave wanes, Karnataka is reading to partly unlock from Monday in 19 districts where the test positivity rate has fallen below 5 per cent, an official said.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
New Covid cases decline to 7,810 in Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) New Covid cases declined to 7,810, while 18,648 patients were discharged and 125 succumbed to the infection in a day across Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Sunday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Djokovic rallies to win French Open; his 19th Grand Slam title (Ld)
Paris, June 14 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic on Sunday made an astonishing comeback from being two sets down to beat fifth seed Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in four hours and 11 minutes and win the French Open title.
2021-06-14
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic rallies to win French Open, his 19th Grand Slam title (Ld)
Paris, June 13 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic on Sunday made an astonishing comeback from being two sets down to beat fifth seed Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in four hours and 11 minutes and win the French Open title.
2021-06-14
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Telangana CM to adopt a district to showcase development
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday announced that he would himself adopt a district and show how development work can be done.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Djokovic wins French Open, his 19th Grand Slam trophy
Paris, June 13 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic on Sunday rallied to win the French Open men's title, beating fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in four hours, 11 minutes, and become the first man in the Open Era to win all four majors twice. It was Djokovic's 19th Grand Slam trophy.
2021-06-13
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Punjab CM condoles demise of Milkha's wife
Chandigarh, June 13 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday condoled the demise of former Indian women national volleyball team captain Nirmal Milkha Singh (85), the wife of legendary 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh, as she passed away at a private hospital in Mohali after a battle against Covid-19.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Sports
Telangana gifts 32 Kia Carnival cars to Additional Collectors
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) The Telangana government on Sunday handed over 32 Kia luxury cars to Additional Collectors, saying the vehicles are meant for the use by the officials for their village visits.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Shubho Paul picked for Bayern Munich's U-19 World Squad
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) After an impressive 2020-21 I-League season, Shubho Paul of Sudeva Delhi FC has been selected in the FC Bayern Munich's World Squad (Under-19), a group of players handpicked by Klaus Augenthaler, member of the 1990 FIFA World Cup-winning German team.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
G7, India, others back open democratic societies
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The G7 countries along with guest countries, including India, on Sunday committed themselves to create open societies and strengthen democracies and rules-based international order.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Wife of legendary Olympian Milkha Singh succumbs to Covid
Chandigarh, June 13 (IANS) Former Indian women volleyball team captain Nirmal Kaur, the wife of legendary Olympian Milkha Singh, died at a Mohali hospital on Sunday due to complications related to Covid-19 infection, doctors said.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Health/Medicine
Elite Indian boxers may train in Italy before Olympics
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Elite Indian boxers preparing for next month's Tokyo Olympic Games are likely to train in Italy from next week.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Karnataka cyber police bust Rs 290-crore hawala scam
Bengaluru, June 13 (IANS) Karnataka's cybercrime police have busted a Rs 290-crore hawala (money laundering) scam, operated in the name of 'Powerbank' investment and arrested nine persons, including two Chinese and two Tibetans, an official of the state's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) said on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China tests its stealth bomber H-20's capabilities opposite Ladakh
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) China is conducting the final trials of Xian H-20 strategic stealth bombers at its Hotan airbase, opposite eastern Ladakh, as the US pulls out its troops from Afghanistan and the border standoff with India continues.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Oil Minister defends high fuel prices citing govt spending on welfare schemes
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Accepting that high fuel prices have been a cause of difficulty to the general public, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that at a time when the government expenditure has surged due to welfare schemes along with vaccination coverage amid the pandemic, the government is saving money for such initiatives for the public.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Congress leader R.P.N. Singh slams 'privileged' comments
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Congress in charge of Jharkhand, and former Union Minister, R.P.N. Singh said that he was upset over comments calling him "privileged" and hit back at critics, saying that he has earned his position through hard work, has been loyal to the party all these days and he is not leaving it.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Wife of legendary Milkha Singh passes away
Mohali, June 13 (IANS) Nirmal Milkha Singh, wife of legendary athlete Milkha Singh, passed away here on Sunday. She was 82. She was battling Covid-19 in Fortis hospital here for the last fortnight.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Athletics
8 Karnataka cops suspended for beating man to death
Madikeri (Karnataka), June 13 (IANS) Eight policemen were suspended for allegedly beating a 50-year-old man to death after he reportedly attacked a constable with a knife in Karnataka's Kodagu district, police said on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha daily Covid toll sees new peak, case tally crosses 59 lakh
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) For the fourth time in a week, Maharashtra's Covid-19 death toll climbed to a new peak, while the total cases crossed the 59 lakh mark though fresh infections dropped, health officials said on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Assam CM visits family of two sisters found hanging from tree, assures stern action
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday visited the family members of the two teenage sisters, who were found hanging from a tree in their village in Kokrajhar district, and said that the police would soon discover the truth behind the incident.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Soy food body seeks duty free import of 'food speciality' soybeans from US
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Soy Food Promotion & Welfare Association has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the soy food processing industry to import 50,000 metric tons of the food specialty soybeans from the US on a 'zero' duty under tariff rate quota(TRQ).
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Love Jihad' resurfaces in Kerala as terrorists' widows refused return
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) The issue of 'Love Jihad' has cropped up again in Kerala after reports that the Centre has denied permission to return to four women, who had gone from the state to Afghanistan along with their husbands and children to live in the "Islamic Caliphate" promised by terror organisation IS.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
Barbora-Katerina clinch French Open women's doubles title
Paris, June 13 (IANS) No.2 seeded Czech pair Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova on Sunday clinched their second French Open women's doubles title, beating No.14 seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the USA and Iga Swiatek of Poland 6-4, 6-2 in the final here.
2021-06-13
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Hyderabad: Social activist held after suicide bid by woman YouTuber
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Hyderabad police have arrested a social activist after a woman YouTuber allegedly attempted suicide due to the defamatory comments the man had been making against her.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Car swallowed up by Mumbai well, efforts on to retrieve it
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) In a freak incident in rain-lashed Mumbai on Sunday morning, a SUV parked in a society compound fell and sank into an old, deep well whose cover got dislodged in the deluge.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
STAR remains leader among broadcasters
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) STAR continued to remain the undoubted leader among broadcasters in May, with group level viewership share of 39.4 per cent, slightly down on high base of IPL viewership in April'21, according to a research by Elara Securities.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Wife of injured du Plessis wants a system for player emergency
Abu Dhabi, June 13 (IANS) South African batsman Faf du Plessis's wife on Sunday took to social media to highlight her plight after she came to know about her husband's injury suffered during a Pakistan Super League (PSL) match here on Saturday.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Patel to reach Agatti on Monday
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) Amidst the raging controversy over the "modernisation" of Lakshadweep, the Union Territory's Administrator, Praful Khoda Patel is set to reach the islands on Monday, and stay there till June 20.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
No cyber breach into NIC email system: Centre
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Centre has said that there has been no cyber breach into the email system of the government maintained by the National Informatics Centre (NIC).
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trials to pick Indian Paralympic team postponed
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Next week's selection trials to select the Indian track and field team for the Tokyo Paralympics Games have been postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic, said the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Urvashi shares video of ab workout using punching bag
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela took to social media on Sunday evening to encourage her fans to workout and improve their fitness.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Xiaomi's 200W charging will decrease battery capacity: Report
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Smartphone brand Xiaomi has revealed that its 200W wired charging solution, which was recently showcased, drains battery capacity at a significant rate.
2021-06-13
Category: International, China,Technology
Stepfather held for beating toddler, mother for not stopping him
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) A man was arrested in Kerala's Kannur for beating his year-old stepdaughter with firewood, leaving her with injuries on the face and head, police said on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mizo man with world's one of largest families passes away
Aizawl, June 13 (IANS) Ziona Chana, who is believed to head one of the world's largest families, with 38 wives, 89 children and 33 grandchildren from Mizoram, passed away at a private hospital here on Sunday. He was 76.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine
'L-G should put an end to wastage of food grains by the Kejriwal govt'
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi BJP on Sunday appealed to the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to put an end to the wastage of tonnes of food grains by the Chief Minister-led Arvind Kejriwal government which had been allocated by the Narendra Modi government.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
774 new cases, 12 deaths in J&K as Covid spread continues to dip
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) A total of 774 new cases and 12 deaths were reported from J&K on Sunday as the spread of Covid infection continued to decline in the Union Territory.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Vinoo Mankad, 9 other stalwarts inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
Dubai, June 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced a special edition intake of 10 cricket icons -- including former India cricketer Vinoo Mankad -- into the ICC Hall of Fame to celebrate the prestigious history of Test cricket, coinciding with this month's maiden World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
WTC: Heavy-scoring Indians have edge over NZ batsmen
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) With less than a week to go before the start of the World Test Championship (WTC) final, the Indian batting unit looks better and more experienced than its New Zealand counterpart in the WTC.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kriti Sanon hints at finding 'the one' for her 'fragile' heart
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon shared her romantic mood on Sunday on social media.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Revision in FAME-II norms to boost electric 2-wheeler demand'
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Lauding the latest revision in the FAME-II norms by the Centre, stakeholders in the sector have said that the move will substantially increase the demand for electric bikes and scooters.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Japan to probe Apple, Google in antitrust discussions
Tokyo, June 13 (IANS) Apple is set to face more scrutiny of its business practices as the Japanese government is said to be preparing another antitrust probe into both tech giants Apple and Google, the media reported.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Japan,Technology
Covid: Common diabetes drug may help treat lung inflammation
New York, June 13 (IANS) Blood sugar-lowering drug Metformin can prevent pulmonary or lung inflammation, a major factor in Covid-19 severity and mortality, researchers have found in studies of mice infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Vegan spider silk a sustainable alternative to single-use plastics?
London, June 13 (IANS) Researchers have created a plant-based, sustainable, scalable material that could replace single-use plastics in many consumer products.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
58 Covid deaths, over 6K new cases in Andhra
Amaravati, June 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has logged 6,770 new Covid cases and 58 deaths during the 24 hour period ending 9 a.m. on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Foundation stone laid for TTD temple in Jammu
Tirupati/Jammu, June 13 (IANS) Foundation stone for the Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple was laid in Majhin village of Jammu on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
NASA finishes assembling Artemis moon mission rocket
London, June 13 (IANS) US space agency NASA has assembled the first of its powerful Space Launch System (SLS) rockets, which aims to return astronauts to the Moon.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Himachal procures vaccine from Serum Institute
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has procured Covishield vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII) and the vaccination for the 18-44 age group will be held from June 14 to 18, a government official said on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Haryana to have centralised water monitoring system
Chandigarh, June 13 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said a centralised water monitoring system would be prepared in two years for the availability of water for the farmers.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Dead bodies continued to be dump into the Ganga in Bihar
Patna, June 13 (IANS) The relatives of a man, who died due to snakebite in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, dumped his body into the Ganga on Sunday, despite objections of the local residents.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Reliance Power board approves preferential issue of shares, warrants to Reliance Infra
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Board of Directors of Reliance Power Limited has approved preferential issue of up to 59.5 crore equity shares and up to 73 crore warrants convertible into equivalent number of equity shares of the company at an issue price of Rs 10 each by conversion of debt, aggregating up to Rs 1 ,325 crore to Reliance Infrastructure Limited, a listed promoter company.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ruchi Soya plans FPO to raise funds, meet SEBI norms
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) FMCG company Ruchi Soya, which was taken over by Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurveda under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), plans to go ahead with a further public offering (FPO) in a bid to raise more funds.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'In depth disappearance': Car vanishes down well in Mumbai
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) In a freak accident in rain-battered Mumbai, a parked car fell into a deep well, whose reinforced cement concrete cover broke to create a sinkhole, and was washed away, police said on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tiger Shroff posts video dancing with Disha Patani on her birthday
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff took to social media on Sunday to wish his rumoured ladylove, actress Disha Patani on her 29th birthday in a special way.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP slams TN CM's move to open Tasmac liquor shops
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) BJP Tamil Nadu president L.Murugan has slammed Chief Minister M.K. Stalin's decision to allow opening of Tasmac liquor shops from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the extended lockdown period.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Ashes will be tough with this fragile England batting: Vaughan
London, June 13 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan came down heavily on the Joe Root-captained home team after they lost to New Zealand by eight wickets in the second Test on Sunday, saying the batting was "fragile".
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Can boredom lead to breaking public-health rules?
Toronto, June 13 (IANS) Covid pandemic has brought a drastic change to our lives. It has bound our lives with restrictions, many of which have become heavily politicised.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Tesla downgrades range of brand new Model S Long Range
San Francisco, June 13 (IANS) Tesla has downgraded the range of its brand new Model S Long Range, which also happens to be Tesla's longest-range electric car, just a few days after launching the vehicle.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy
Here are top 5 useful features in iPadOS 15
San Francisco, June 13 (IANS) As Apple iPadOS 15 is gaining almost all of the new features that were introduced in iOS 15, there are also several updates that Apple introduced that are designed exclusively for the larger screen of the iPad or have been adopted from iOS 14.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi snatching case solved within 4 hours, with CCTV aid
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) CCTV footage turned out to be a key input in solving a crime, with Delhi Police cracking a snatching matter within a record four hours -- from registration of the case to arrest of the criminals.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T'gana farmers to get Rs 7,509 cr investment support from June 15
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Telangana government will provide Rs 7,509 crore as investment support to over 63 lakh farmers for cultivation during Kharif season under Rythu Bandhu scheme.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Monsoon arrival in Himachal earliest in 21 years: Met Office
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) The southwest monsoon on arrived in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, in its earliest onset in the past 21 years, the weather bureau said. Its normal arrival in the state is June 26.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Here's how to build a resilient team at the workplace
New York, June 13 (IANS) Find it hard to manage your team? Encouraging employees to learn on the job and speak up with ideas and suggestions for change can build teams that are more effective and resilient in the face of unexpected situations, according to new research.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Science/Tech
YouTube Music adds 'Replay Mix' for most played songs
San Francisco, June 13 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube Music has added "Replay Mix" for several users that include their most commonly played songs from the past few weeks.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Arrested Chinese intruder a PLA-run university student'
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Agencies investigating Chinese national Han Junwe, arrested while illegally crossing into India, say he was a student of a Peoples Liberation Army-run university, where he studied English.
2021-06-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Akshay Kumar shares wrestler Brian Lee played The Undertaker in his film
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar took to social media on Sunday to celebrate his 1996 film Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi completing 25 years of its release date.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rs 7,622 cr released under Samagra Shiksha scheme: Nishank
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Education has released Rs 7,622 crore so far in 2021-22 to the States and Union Territories (UTs) under the Samagra Shiksha scheme, said Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: International, India,Education
UP BJP to complete formation of frontal organisation ahead of polls
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met the central leadership, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the national capital, the state BJP unit has started preparation for next year's Assembly polls with the formation of a frontal organisation.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
New Zealand win 2nd Test, clinch series in England after 22 years
Birmingham, June 13 (IANS) New Zealand defeated England by eight wickets in the second Test on Sunday and won the two-match series 1-0 - their first series triumph in England in 22 years. The win pushed New Zealand back to the No.1 spot in Test rankings.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Digvijaya Singh's remark on Article 370 puts Congress in trouble
Bhopal, June 13 (IANS) The controversial remarks made by former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Rajya Sabha member, Digvijaya Singh, in a Clubhouse platform conversation over bringing back of Article 370 in Kashmir if Congress comes to power, has embarrassed the Congress party in the state.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Woakes back in England T20I squad for Lanka series, Stokes not considered
London, June 13 (IANS) All-rounder Chris Woakes has returned to England Twenty20 International setup for the first time since 2015 after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced the squad for the three-match series against Sri Lanka beginning in Cardiff on June 23.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bengal govt seeks unutilised funds for Mamata's dream projects
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) In an effort to mobilise the funds needed for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's dream project of giving credit cards to students and post Cyclone Yaas restoration and reconstruction work, the state Finance Department has asked all the departments to refund unutilised funds lying in various accounts.
2021-06-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Sona Mohapatra flaunts asymmetrical haircut
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra took to social media on Sunday to flaunt her new asymmetrical haircut.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kshatriya body objects to movie 'Prithviraj', demands name change
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Akhil Bhartiya Kshatriya Mahasabha has objected to the name of the movie "Prithviraj" and termed it an insult to the great ruler.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Man selling arrack in mineral water bottles held in TN
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) The closure of TASMAC shops and shortage of liquor in Tamil Nadu have led to the emergence of a large number of bootleggers from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Puducherry turn up to supply Tamil Nadu's tipplers - in some innovative ways.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CAIT fully geared up to fight Amazon & Flipkart
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) For more than five years, Amazon, Walmart-owned Flipkart and many other foreign-funded e-commerce companies have indulged into all kinds of unethical business practices with an objective of taking control of not only the e-commerce but even the retail business of India, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Rabada happy his run of bad luck has ended with five-for vs West Indies
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), June 13 (IANS) South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is glad that he has finally broken the jinx and taken a five-wicket haul (5/34) in 33 innings since Match 2018.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
J&K Police approaches Google for email details of arrested PDP leader Parra
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police has approached Google and US authoritiees, asking them to preserve the e-mails allegedly sent by arrested Peoples Democratic Party youth wing President Waheed Parra to Pakistan-based terror groups.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Technology,Terrorism
Aussie McKeown breaks 100m backstroke world record
Canberra, June 13 (IANS) Australian teenager Kaylee McKeown has smashed the women's 100m backstroke world record, according to Swimming Australia.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
TN announces more easing of curbs in 27 districts from Monday
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government announced more relaxations in 27 districts of the state including Chennai corporation following a decrease in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases as well as active cases in the state.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Cena posts Kohli's pic, fans say he is supporting India for World Cup
London, June 13 (IANS) World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) icon and renowned television presenter John Cena on Saturday posted an uncaptioned image of India team skipper Virat Kohli on his Instagram page, leaving his fans confused about what message he wanted to convey.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Carrie Lam urges HK residents to get vaccinated
Hong Kong, June 13 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Sunday urged residents of the city to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in an effort to allow the global financial hub to return to normal at an early date.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Railways brings oxygen relief to 15 states in 50 days
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) In a "milestone achievement", the Indian Railways has delivered nearly 30,182 Metric Tonnes (MT) of medical oxygen in more than 1,734 tankers across the country, bringing relief to 15 states in the last 50 days.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bhopal women group's unique initiative to protect environment
Bhopal, June 13 (IANS) A women's group in Madhya Pradesh capital Bhopal has started a unique initiative to promote environmental protection by planting saplings and growing plants.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
License needed to sell tobacco products in UP
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) It is now mandatory for tobacco sellers in Uttar Pradesh to take a license. The government has taken this decision keeping in mind the growing problem of tobacco and the danger it poses to public health and also ensure effective enforcement of the rules and policies applicable for tobacco control.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
Exim Bank sees India's Q1 merchandise exports at $87.2bn
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has projected India's total merchandise exports for the first quarter of FY22 to reach $87.2 billion.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Allu Sirish hates 'foodie people's refrigerators'
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Telugu actor Allu Sirish has revealed that he hates the refrigerators of foodie people in his latest post on social media.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
How Covid pandemic led to higher levels of allergens at homes
London, June 13 (IANS) While outdoor pollution level appeared to drop during Covid-induced periods of lockdown, particulate matter (PM) 2.5 levels were on average 23 per cent higher indoors, according to a new study of 10 global cities.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Preity Zinta: Feels awesome to see people out after months of being locked
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta took to social media on Sunday to share glimpses from the US as things start unlocking over there and life starts getting back to normal.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi unlock: Religious places open but visitors not allowed (2nd ld)
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) As part of the phase-wise unlock in Delhi, the administration has decided to allow public activities and markets to open from Monday with certain restrictions as the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic is under control.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
8 Afghan policemen killed in insider attack
Kabul, June 13 (IANS) Eight Afghan policemen have been confirmed dead in an alleged insider attack at a police checkpoint in Lashkar Gah, the capital of the troubled Helmand province on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Avika Gor shoots in Turkey for Kazakh movie
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Avika Gor is shooting in Turkey for a Kazakh movie. The actress said she had a "gallant time" while filming in the picturesque locale.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BCB to probe allegations of biased umpiring in DPL
haka, June 13 (IANS) In the wake of the Shakib Al Hasan incident, where the Bangladesh all-rounder misbehaved with umpires and kicked and uprooted the stumps during a Dhaka Premier League (DPL) match, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief, Nazmul Hassan, has set up a committee to investigate allegations of biased umpiring in the tournament.
2021-06-13
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Youngsters booked for organizing birthday party in Hyd
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Cyberabad police on Sunday booked 31 youngsters for organizing birthday party in violation of Covid-19 lockdown norms at Kadthal near Hyderabad.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Adobe removing Photoshop Mix, Fix from App Store
San Francisco, June 13 (IANS) After years of neglect, software major Adobe is removing its free "Photoshop Mix" and "Photoshop Fix" apps from the App Store on June 21.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Bengaluru FC appoint Moosa assistant to chief coach Pezzaiuoli
Bengaluru, June 13 (IANS) Bengaluru FC have signed a fresh three-year contract, till the 2023-24 season, with Naushad Moosa, who has been in-charge of the club's youth development programme but will now exclusively assist chief coach Marco Pezzaiuoli.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
PM condoles demise of Congress leader Indira Hridayesh
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the demise of leader of opposition in the Uttarakhand assembly and senior Congress leader Dr Indira Hridayesh.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NTPC invites EoI for Hydrogen Fuel Cell based pilot projects
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) State-run power major NTPC has floated a global Expression of Interest (EoI) to set up two pilot projects, standalone fuel-cell based backup power system and a standalone fuel-cell based microgrid system with hydrogen production using electrolyser at NTPC premises.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Friends for 7 yrs; two girls elope, marry each other in Gurugram
Gurugram, June 13 (IANS) Two girls from Haryana's Gurugram and Jhajjar district here got married at a temple located in Sohna, the police said.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Haryana,National,Human Interest/Society
Leopard sighting in densely populated Srinagar area triggers panic
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) Panic gripped the densely populated Natipora area in Srinagar on Sunday after a leopard was sighted.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Biden gifts custom-made cycle to Johnson
London, June 13 (IANS) US President Joe Biden gifted UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson a custom-made bicycle while they met for the ongoing G7 Leaders' Summit in Carbis Bay, England.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Probe ordered as elephant hired for wedding goes on rampage
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), June 13 (IANS) Forest officials are now preparing to take action against the owner of an elephant that was hired for a wedding.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
12 dead, over 100 injured in China gas explosion
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) A gas explosion in China's Hubei province on Sunday has killed 12 people and injured more than 100 people others, including 39 in serious condition, local authorities said.
2021-06-13
Category: International, China,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BSESENSEX lifetime high achieved, market trend unclear
Markets were on an uptrend last week and the long awaited and overdue lifetime high on BSESENSEX was finally achieved. BSESENSEX gained 374.71 points or 0.72 per cent to close at 52,474.76 points while NIFTY gained 129.10 points or 0.82 per cent to close at 15,799.35 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 0.93 per cent, 1.10 per cent and 1.30 per cent, respectively. BSEMIDCAP gained 1.85 per cent while BSESMALLCAP fared much better gaining 3.52 per cent. The action is certainly in the midcap and Smallcap space and is borne out by the number of stocks hitting 52 weeks high on a daily basis.
2021-06-13
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Retail investors can look forward to big IPOs raising Rs 1.12 lakh cr
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Retail investors will get a chance to participate in good quality IPOs as several important names including LIC are on the upcoming IPOs list to raise as much as Rs 1.12 lakh crore.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Quinton de Kock dedicates century vs West Indies to rhino conservation
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 13 (IANS) After India cricketer Rohit Sharma, South African batsman Quinton de Kock has joined the list of people making a strong pitch for the conservation of rhinos, some species of which are critically endangered.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
Rahul, Rohit, Saha bat on Day 2 of India's match simulation
Southampton, June 13 (IANS) After the first day of India's intra-squad match simulation witnessed performances from Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill and Ishant Sharma, it was the turn of the likes of KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma to showcase their batting skills at the Hampshire Bowl on the second day.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Village makes it mandatory for newlyweds to plant tree
Kaushambhi (UP), June 13 (IANS) In a new initiative for eco-conservation, the residents of a village in Kaushambhi district have made it mandatory for every newly wedded couple to plant a tree.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Here are five games from Upload VR's E3 2021 showcase
San Francisco, June 13 (IANS) Following two years of VR announcements and reveals, Upload VR has returned to E3 with its third annual showcase of the most inventive and intriguing games coming to VR.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Nicki Minaj, son twin in new photos on social media
Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj posted a picture on social media where she and her son can be seen colour coordinated in white outfits.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Uttrakhand Leader of Opposition Indira Hridayesh passes away
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Leader of opposition in the Uttrakhand assembly and senior Congress leader Indira Hridayesh passed away in Delhi on Sunday due to heart attack. She has been part of many Congress governments and member of UP legislative council as well.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FPIs invest Rs 15,520 cr in Indian equities in June
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) have made a total net investment of Rs 15,520 crore in Indian equities so far in June.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Lahiri slips a place to tied 45th in Palmetto Championship golf
Congaree Maintenance (US), June 13 (IANS) Despite an impressive one-under 70, Indias Anirban Lahiri slipped to tied 45th after the third round of Palmetto Championship here.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Uganda,Sports,Other Sports
Nvidia to drop Windows 7, 8 driver support
San Francisco, June 13 (IANS) Chip-maker Nvidia is planning to drop support for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 later this year.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi unlock: Restaurants allowed with 50% seating from Monday (Ld)
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Restaurants in Delhi will be allowed to operate with up to 50 per cent seating capacity from Monday, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, announcing to unlock the national capital third straight week.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
US-based Molekule plans investment for R&D in India
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) San Francisco-headquartered air-purification technology company Molekule plans to invest in research and development in India
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Data shows Indian football has turned a corner: Assistant coach Venkatesh
Doha, June 13 (IANS) Former Indian captain and current assistant coach of the national football team, Shanmugam Venkatesh, feels there has been a huge change in the "process and approach" of the current crop of players compared to what it used to be until two years back.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Zimbabwe to strengthen Covid preventive measures
Harare, June 13 (IANS) Zimbabwe has decided to strengthen anti-CCovid-19 measures from Monday, banning all social gatherings and enforcing mandatory testing of travellers from hotspot countries, following a surge in infections and deaths in recent weeks.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
States/UTs to get over 4L Covid vaccine doses in next 3 days
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) More than four lakh (4,48,760) vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by the States and the Union Territories (UTs) within the next 3 days.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Chinese province reports 6 locally-transmitted Covid cases
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) China's Guangdong province reported six locally transmitted Covid-19 cases on Saturday, all in the capital Guangzhou, health authorities said on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Tom Hiddleston: 'Loki' needs to evolve
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Actor Tom Hiddleston has talked about his role Loki, the God of Mischief, and said that the character needs to evolve and that the latest series shows that he can change.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ananya Panday is in caption dilemma
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Ananya Panday is in a dilemma as she has run out of captions for her pictures on social media.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TN notifies Renault Nissan industrial dispute arbitration
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) The Renault Nissan Automotive India Private Ltd and its workers union have created a history by going in for an arbitration to settle wage revision and other aspects, said a union official.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Thunderstorms, rain to continue in TN till June 16
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) Thunderstorms and rain will continue to lash several districts of Tamil Nadu till June 16, according to the Meteorological Department.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
India begins 'Extension of Hospitals' project to fight Covid
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) To plug a major health infrastructure gap in India's fight against Covid-19, especially in rural areas and smaller towns, India has started project 'Extension of Hospitals' in various states.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Public activities allowed; cinema, gathering prohibited in Delhi
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Delhi will continue to unlock from Monday with all public activities allowed. Markets which were allowed to open last week following odd-even rules, now will not need to follow the rule and all shops will be allowed to open.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
ECB announces social media review after embarrassing historic tweets
London, June 13 (IANS) After getting embarrassed over historic tweets coming back to haunt its cricketers, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced a "social media review" to remind players of their responsibilities and also "help them learn".
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Somalia, Unicef, ILO pledge more efforts to end child labour
Mogadishu, June 13 (IANS) Somalia, the Unicef and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have agreed to scale up efforts to end child labour in the African country.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Somalia,Politics
IIT BHU-GRIL sign pact for road research lab
Varanasi, June 13 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) has signed an MoU with GR Infraprojects Limited (GRIL) to set up a road research laboratory in view of the necessity of research in the thrust area.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
UP on verge of breaking own record for wheat procurement
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is on the verge of breaking its own record of an all-time high procurement of wheat.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Flight from LA makes emergency landing due to unruly passenger
Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) A Delta flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta, Georgia, was forced to divert its route and make an emergency landing after an unruly passenger made threats and attacked flight attendants, the airline said.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Algeria votes in parliamentary elections
Algiers, June 13 (IANS) Algeria held its parliamentary elections, the seventh since the introduction of multi-party system in 1989, with a turnout of only 14.47 per cent.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Algeria,Politics
Roopal Tyagi wants to experience simple, real love story
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Television actress Roopal Tyagi shares that she grew up listening and imagining her parents' love story and that she wishes to go back in time during those days and experience real love stories.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Tahira Kashyap shares funny description of puppy Peanut
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Writer-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap has described her furry friend Peanut in the funniest way possible on social media.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged on Sunday
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Fuel prices which have been rising over the past one month remained unchanged in the national capital on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Deer hunted in Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar, 1 held
Patna, June 13 (IANS) A team of the Forest Department in Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bagha district of Bihar arrested a person on the charge of poaching a deer on Saturday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sunny on 'Gadar: Ek Prem Katha': Didn't predict that dialogues, songs would become a rage
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Sunny Deol starrer "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha" is all set to complete two decades of its release on June 15. The actor says that he had the opportunity to play some great characters but there was something special about the role of Tara Singh. He added he did not know that the dialogues and the songs from the movie would become a rage.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dell leads as global server market revenue grows 12% in Q1
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Dell Technologies led the worldwide server market ranking in the first quarter this year with garnering 17 per cent of total revenue, as the global server market grew 12 per cent (year-over-year) to $20.9 billion in Q1, according to a new report.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Unadkat should have been in squad for Sri Lanka tour: Dasgupta
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Former India cricketer Deep Dasgupta feels that the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) senior selection committee should have included left-arm pace bowler Jaydev Unadkat for the white-ball tour of Sri Lanka between July 13 and 25.
2021-06-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
'Project O2' to ensure India's medical oxygen demand
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Considering increase in demand for medical oxygen in different parts of the country during the second wave of the Covid-19, India has started 'Project O2' to augment the country's ability to meet this rise in demand of medical oxygen.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Headphones, earbuds may affect hearing in children
New York, June 13 (IANS) Increased usage of headphones, earbuds likely to raise hearing troubles in children as their auditory system maturation is incomplete, warn experts.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kulbhushan Yadav must be transferred to a neutral country
On June 11, in a bold move, Pakistans National Assembly managed to pass a bill that would give Kulbhushan Yadav, the Indian national and former naval officer, the right to appeal against accusations of espionage.
2021-06-13
Category: India, New Delhi,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Opinion/Commentary
As Cong turns 'Left', its leaders march 'Right' in UP
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) The Congress in Uttar Pradesh is turning Left with a vengeance but its leaders, one after another, are moving towards the Right.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Libya, Turkey discuss security cooperation
Tripoli, June 13 (IANS) Mohamed Menfi, head of the Libyan Presidency Council, met a visiting Turkish delegation, which included Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, and discussed security cooperation between the two countries.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Kangana Ranaut went horseback riding on Sunday morning
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut went horseback riding on Sunday morning.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After Russell, Faf du Plessis gets injured in PSL, taken to hospital
Abu Dhabi, June 13 (IANS) A day after West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell was taken to a hospital here after being struck on the helmet by a bouncer, South African cricketer Faf du Plessis collided with Quetta Gladiators team-mate Mohammad Hasnain during a Pakistan Super League (PSL) match and was taken for scans.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Why a full-blown factional war is raging in Congress & BJP in Raj?
Jaipur, June 13 (IANS) There is a full blown factional war raging in the Rajasthan Congress and the BJP these days with the veterans in both the parties showing reluctance in handing over power and positions to their juniors.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rasika Dugal: Sometimes you only need yourself to be amused
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Rasika Dugal on Sunday shared some words of wisdom on a social media post.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jitin's exit is setback to Congress G-23 dissenters too
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The high profile exit from the Congress party has set the alarm bell ringing with Sonia Gandhi meeting senior Congress leaders to get the feedback about organisational changes in the party which are ongoing in the states but major changes at the AICC level are expected too.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Blue Origin auctions first ride on space tourism rocket for $28mn
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Tech billionaire Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin's month-long auction for a trip to the edge of space aboard New Shepard has ended with a closing price of $28 million, the media reported.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Technology
Key insights on travel in 2021 by VFS Global's Regional Group COO
New Delhi, June 13 (IANSlife) The last quarter has witnessed intermittent activity for the international travel community, with borders opening sporadically in step with vaccination drives in various regions. While many of us look forward to travelling in 2021, the restart of visa application processes can happen only when the concerned Embassy/Consulate provides approval and directs the Visa Application Centre to do so.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Argentina extends border closure to June 25
Buenos Aires, June 13 (IANS) The Argentinean government has decided to extend the closure of the country's borders to non-resident foreigners until June 25 in an attempt to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Pride Month gets hybrid celebrations in US cities
New Delhi, June 13 (IANSlife) June is marked as the LGBTQ Pride Month, usually celebrated with street festivals, events and parties. Majority of the Pride events in the USA take place in June and July to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising which mostly happen on the same weekends. So, whether youre a member of the LGBTQ community or an ally, heres all you need to know about how Pride events are celebrated in five key US cities to experience the colorful affair to the fullest.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Can Indian smartphone brands challenge Chinese dominance?
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) As India doubles down on local manufacturing to help homegrown brands shine on the world map, domestic smartphone manufacturers are currently facing an iota of problems before they ramp up production and face the mounting Chinese challenge head-on, that has spoiled the party for them right on their home turf.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Iraqi forces launch op to clear IS militants from Diyala
Baghdad, June 13 (IANS) Iraqi security forces have launched an operation to clear the Islamic State (IS) militants from the rural areas in the eastern province of Diyala, the military said.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
From Ari to Zari, craft will define couture in the post pandemic era
New Delhi, June 13 (IANSlife) India is silently behind the craftsmanship you see at many Haute Couture presentations in Paris. In Europe, couture is seen as the pinnacle of fashion, worn by a very select group of women. In India, we have an unrivalled savoir faire of handmade crafts and textiles, so it is not wonder then that international brands look to us for artisanal details.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Palestine sees collective recovery from Covid
Ramallah, June 13 (IANS) Palestine has recently witnessed a collective recovery from Covid-19, according to Minister of Health Mai al-Kaila.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Social distancing: TN govt officials inspect auto plants
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) If the social distancing norms are to be followed strictly at car plants, then no vehicle can be rolled out. The companies have to consider the workers as frontline warriors, said union officials at different factories.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Egypt complains to UN of Ethiopia's filling of Nile dam
Cairo, June 13 (IANS) The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said that it has sent a letter to the UN Security Council to reaffirm its "complete rejection" of Ethiopia's unilateral measures on the filling of the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile River.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Summer-ize your home decor
New Delhi, June 13 (IANSlife) Spending more time indoors has all of us paying closer attention to the smallest of details in when it comes to our interior decor. Let the season prompt you to make some fun changes for a fresh look. Here's how you can add some summer motifs into your living spaces:
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
ENA from tapioca possible, but funds lacking for pilot project
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister K.N. Balagopal in his maiden budget speech delivered last week had suggested looking into value addition and one area that he mentioned was production of extra neutral alcohol (ENA) from tapioca.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Kerala,National
All is not well among 4 coalition partners in Bihar
Patna, June 13 (IANS) The four party coalition government of NDA in Bihar may look to be running smoothly, but their policies and ideologies differ, as they look for every opportunity to score political points either on policy front or incidents having a larger impact on society.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
India squad for Sri Lanka to undergo fortnight-long quarantine
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) The India squad for the six-match white-ball tour of Sri Lanka in July will undergo a fortnight-long quarantine in Mumbai, where they will be tested regularly before departing for Colombo on June 28.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
'The need for a global Indian design language'
New Delhi, June 13 (IANSlife) New Delhi-based multihyphenate design and art professional Pushkar Thakur has reiterated the need for a global idiom to Indian design.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Poland to further relax restrictions
Warsaw, June 13 (IANS) Poland will further relax the Covid-19 restrictions from Sunday as infections are dropping across the country.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Poland,Politics
GOI's most efficient ministry of Lies & Empty Slogans: Rahul
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continued his tirade against the union government, alleging that the government's most efficient ministry is of "Lies & Empty slogans."
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Iran imports electricity from Azerbaijan to tackle power shortage
Tehran, June 13 (IANS) Iran has started importing electricity from its northern neighbour Azerbaijan to tackle the country's power shortage, an official here confirmed.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Chrome OS moves to 4-week release schedule this year: Google
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Google has finally announced that like Chrome browser, the Chrome OS will also also move to a four-week release schedule starting in the fourth quarter this year.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Security on high alert in TN after infiltration threats
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu state police and Central intelligence agencies have stepped up vigil after threats of an armed group trying to infiltrate from Sri Lanka were received.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security
No more trading in DHFL shares starting Monday
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The BSE and NSE have decided to suspend trading in the shares of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) from Monday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Himachal risks turning into synthetic opioids hub
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) Organised crime groups are expanding and diversifying the production of synthetic drugs in Himachal Pradesh, known to be Asias largest bulk drug manufacturing hub, raising concerns that the state could emerge as a hub for opioids like Tramadol.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora' game is arriving in 2022
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) French video game company Ubisoft on Sunday announced several new games at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2021, including Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, Riders Republic and Mario+Rabbids Sparks of Hope.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
CSK skipper Dhoni 'tests his fitness' with a Shetland pony
Ranchi, June 13 (IANS) Former India cricket team skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has got a new competitor to 'test his fitness ahead of the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) season, which will resume in the third week of September.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
4 wed in Maha jumbo Covid centre, 1,000 patients bless the couples!
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), June 13 (IANS) It was truly a memorable and refreshing 'day out' for some 1000-odd patients undergoing treatment at a Jumbo Covid Hospital in the tiny Bhalavani village of 7,500 people, here.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Panneerselvam urges Stalin to cut fuel promises in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) AIADMK coordinator and former Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, O. Panneerselvam has demanded reduction in prices of petrol and diesel in the Tamil Nadu.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Hello Hallyu! India's romance with K-culture is on
Suddenly, American hip-hop and Hollywood seem so 2020. If the pandemic left India locked in for most of the past year, a new wave of imported entertainment seems to have taken over 'desi' mindspace during this time.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Assam,Cinema/Showbiz
Covid effect: Most zoos, national parks shut in northeast
Guwahati/Agartala, June 13 (IANS) Most zoos across the eight northeastern states have either been shut or the authorities have taken a series of strict measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus among the captive animals.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Assam,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Storm-triggered incidents kill 5 in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Five people were killed and six others injured in separate rain and windstorm-triggered incidents in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
New Covid wave in Asia to worsen global chip shortage: Report
Hong Kong, June 13 (IANS) A fresh wave of Covid-19 in Asia where vaccination is still in early stages can further worsen the global chip supply chain, the media reported.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Hong Kong,Business/Economy,Technology
Centre may front load capital provisioning for PSBs this year
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) As the Central government draws a plan to privatise at least two public sector banks (PSB) this fiscal, it has also decided to front load capitalisation of state-owned banks so that the balance sheets of some of these entities are strengthened ahead of possible sale.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No dearth of pace-bowling options for NZ for WTC final: Boult
Birmingham, June 13 (IANS) New Zealand left-arm fast bowler Trent Boult feels that his team is spoilt for choice in the pace department ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final against the Virat Kohli-led India at Southampton from June 18.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
1 dead, 9 injured during Chicago mass shooting
Chicago, June 13 (IANS) One person was killed and nine others were injured during a mass shooting in the US city of Chicago, according to the police.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Amazon India introduces machine learning summer school
Bengaluru, June 13 (IANS) Amazon India on Sunday announced the launch of ML Summer School which will provide an integrated learning experience for students to gain applied Machine Learning (ML) skills.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Education
BCCI must rotate players before mental scars from bio-bubbles impair them
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The 11 days that Ashok Diwan, a goalkeeper and the youngest member of the Indian team that won the 1975 hockey World Cup, spent in quarantine at a Delhi hotel in April last year were some of the most miserable ones of his life. He had returned to Delhi from the US after visiting his son, and was undergoing the mandatory "solitary confinement" that he likened to a jail.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Palestinian woman shot dead at West Bank checkpoint
Jerusalem, June 13 (IANS) A 28-year-old Palestinian woman was shot dead by an Israeli security guard at the Qalandiya checkpoint in the West Bank, the Israeli police said.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Israel,Politics
India handed over 577 intruders to B'desh since 2018 (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) In a gesture of mutual cooperation and emphasis on the well-being of the border populations of both the countries, India has handed as many as 577 Bangladeshi intruders to the neighbouring country since 2018, and the numbers this year have been quite good in the first five months, with over 100 people returned to their country.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Farmers 'reinforce' protest site to guard against rain, storm
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) As the protest continues on the borders of the national capital against the three contentious farm laws passed by the Central government, the farmers, taking a note of the extreme weather conditions, and to guard themselves against the rain and storm, have set up a concrete wall around the tent.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Manoj Bajpayee on 'The Family Man 2' controversy: We'd never do anything to offend anyone
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee has returned as Shrikant Tiwari on "The Family Man 2", and he is getting a good response for the role again. The series faced however, faced the ire of certain sections before release, over allegations that it depicted Tamils in an "objectionable manner". The actor feels the series has worked, and that proves people know the story isn't about hurting sentiments.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Saudi to limit upcoming Haj season to domestic pilgrims
Riyadh, June 13 (IANS) The Saudi Arabian government has announced its decision to limit the upcoming Haj season to domestic pilgrims only with a maximum of 60,000 individuals in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion
Rabada's five-wicket haul give South Africa big win over West Indies
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), June 13 (IANS) South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada claimed his 10th five-wicket haul -- and his first in 33 innings since 2018 ? as the visitors thrashed West Indies by an innings and 63 runs to take an unassailable 1-0 lead in the two-Test series here on Saturday.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
'Capital' lessons for India from the Andhra Pradesh experience
Following Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his latest visit to the national capital, the transition to a three-capital formula for the state appears firmly on target.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
B'desh educational institutions to remain shut till June 30
Dhaka, June 13 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government has further extended the ongoing closure of educational institutions until June 30 as the Covid-19 infection rate has increased substantially in parts of the country.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Bangladesh,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Over 80K new Covid cases, 3,303 deaths in 24 hrs in India
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) India's Covid cases continued to witness decline as it recorded 80,834 new Covid cases, lowest since April 1 and 3,303 deaths due to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Sunday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BJP looks to bounce back with T'gana set to see another by-election
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) With former minister Eatala Rajender resigning from the Telangana Legislative Assembly, the state is set to witness another by-election in which the ruling TRS and the opposition BJP will once again face each other.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Lack of infrastructure, jobs cripple boxing in Punjab
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) When Varinder Singh landed the 60kg category bronze at the Asian Championship in Dubai recently, it was the first time a Punjab boxer had won a medal at a continental event. The previous medal had come in 2011, when Amandeep Singh had clinched silver in lightweight.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
7 civilians dead as blasts hit buses in Kabul
Kabul, June 13 (IANS) Seven civilians were killed and six others injured in two explosions targeting public mini-buses along a busy road in Kabul, police in the Afghan capital confirmed.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Kala namak' rice brings accolades for Yogi govt
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) With a massive push to the production and branding of Siddhartha Nagars famous Kala Namak rice, the area under the rice cultivation has gone up from 2,805 hectare in 2019 to 5,000 hectare in 2020.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Most schools reopen across Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw, June 13 (IANS) About 88 per cent of schools across Myanmar have reopened since June 1, spokesperson of the military-run State Administration Council (SAC) said.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Myanmar,Education,Politics
Africa Covid caseload tops 5mn mark
Addis Ababa, June 13 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa has reached 5,011,502, according to health authorities.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Cong, BJP prepare for 2022 Goa polls with Covid in mind
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) Under the spectre of Covid-19, the two national parties in Goa, the Congress and the BJP, are gearing up for the upcoming state assembly polls.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
UP burglar kills himself as police closed in
Bareilly (UP), June 13 (IANS) A burglar shot himself dead with country made revolver when he found he was being chased by the police.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fever clinics in UP to check spread of diseases during monsoon
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) With the monsoon season now round the corner, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has directed that special fever clinics should be set up across all community and primary health centres to check the spread of diseases.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Postmen to update Aadhaar cards in UP districts
Prayagraj, June 13 (IANS) In a new initiative, the postal department has decided to set up a team of postmen who will update the mobile number of residents or link the same with their Aadhaar cards across districts in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Allahabad HC grants bail in love jihad case
Prayagraj, June 13 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has granted bail to a man from Mahoba district in an alleged case of abduction, rape and unlawful religious conversion of a woman by marriage.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Man beaten to death by woman's family members in UP
Etawah (UP), June 13 (IANS) A 35-year-old man died after he was tied to a tree and mercilessly beaten up by the family members of a woman with whom he allegedly had a love affair.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Herbert, Mahut clinch doubles title, create history for France
Paris, June 13 (IANS) The French doubles pair of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut fought back from a set and a break down at 4-5 to overcome Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik and Andrey Golubev 4-6, 7-6(1), 6-4 and clinch their second French Open title.
2021-06-13
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
The pandemic gifts a new normal (Column: Spy's Eye)
Covid is a human crisis affecting everybody, directly or indirectly, and creating an uncertainty for many about what lies ahead in terms of continuity of work, personal finances and family welfare. Any natural disaster comes unannounced and this is true of the corona pandemic as well -- its new wave of mutation was suspected but was never easy to size up.
2021-06-13
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for June 14-20.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Barapullah Phase III project faces another roadblock as contractor files arbitration case
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Phase III of the Barapullah elevated corridor project connecting Mayur Vihar-1 to Sarai Kale Khan, which has already faced land acquisition obstacles, is now faced with another hurdle.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Trending: Films sans genre barriers (Column: B-Town)
It was said that there exist only seven basic stories around which you weave your film. How well you adapt to one of these genres made or marred your film. These were identified as genres. In the Indian context, we had family drama, also known as family socials, romance, comedy, action, mythological, suspense or thriller, fantasy and historical.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Denmark,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Finland claim historic win over Denmark after Eriksen collapses
Copenhagen, June 13 (IANS) Joel Pohjanpalo's 59th minute header gave Finland a 1-0 win over Denmark and their first ever triumph in the final stage of a major football tournament on Saturday night in Copenhagen, but the opening game for both teams in the European Championships will almost certainly be remembered for another reason.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Football
Check ideological background before appointing people in govt: BJP to states
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Central leadership of the BJP has advised all the party-ruled state governments to conduct proper ideological background check of any individual before giving him/her any position in the government.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Belgium thrash hapless Russia 3-0 in Euro 2020
St Petersburg, June 13 (IANS) Belgium scored twice in the first half and Romelu Lukaku added another in the closing minutes to defeat a hapless Russia in their opening Euro 2020 Group B game.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Moore helps Wales hold Switzerland in Euro 2020
Baku (Azerbaijan), June 13 (IANS) Towering striker Kieffer Moore claimed a point for Wales, giving the team a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in a Group A match of Euro 2020 here on Saturday.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Azerbaijan,Sports,Football
14 injured in mass Texas shooting, suspect arrested
Washington, June 13 (IANS) At least 14 people were injured in a mass shooting in the US state of Texas, authorities said, adding that a suspect have been arrested in connection with the incident.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bengal govt makes comprehensive plan to save East Kolkata Wetlands
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) For the first time in the last three decades the state government has come up with a five-year comprehensive plan to protect the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW) -- the 125 square kilometres of natural and human-made diverse habitat which is considered to be the lungs and the kidney of the city.
2021-06-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 175.5mn
Washington, June 13 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 175.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.79 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Physically removing Shaheen Bagh protesters doesn't end the movement: Ita Mehrotra
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) She remembers the initial days of the Shaheen Bagh protests -- a few hundred women and their children braving the cold and raising their voice against CAA-NRC. At that point she just put out her sketches as posters at the protest site and social media. However, soon Ita Mehrotra felt that the voices from Shaheen Bagh needed to be heard by a much larger audience. The result is the graphic non-fiction 'Shaheen Bagh: A Graphic Recollection' published by Yoda Press.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hot on OTT: Coming up this week (June 13-June 20)
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Here's a look at highlight films, shows and series that are scheduled to drop in the digital space this week.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AIMPLB files petition against mosque demolition in Barabanki
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has filed a petition in the Allahabad High Court against the demolition of Masjid Garib Nawab, also known as Tehseel Wali Masjid, in Ram Sanehi Ghat area of Barabanki.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Corona Mata temple demolished in UP district
Pratapgarh (UP), June 13 (IANS) A 'Corona Mata temple that had come up in Juhi Shukulapur village under the limits of Sangipur police station in Pratapgarh district has been demolished by the district administration.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Cuba reports highest number of daily Covid cases in 4 weeks
Havana, June 13 (IANS) Cuba on Saturday reported the highest number of cases of Covid-19 in the last four weeks, with 1,372 infections and 10 deaths recorded.
2021-06-13
Category: International, Cuba,Health/Medicine
UN chief saddened by death of former IOM leader
United Nations, June 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his sadness over the death of William Swing, a former leader of the UN migration agency.
2021-06-13
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
One injured in acid attack in Bihar's Bettiah
Patna, June 13 (IANS) One person sustained burn injuries during an acid attack in Bihar's Bettiah town on Saturday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi seeks waiver of vaccine patents at G7 summit
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday while attending G7 summit virtually, made a strong plea for a temporary waiver on Covid-19 vaccine patents.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National
Recoveries remain more than new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 13 (IANS) As a further evidence of breaking the chain, with 21,614 patients discharged, recoveries were more than 9,785 new Covid cases in a day across Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Saturday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Two sisters found hanging in Assam village, family alleges rape, murder
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) Two sisters were found hanging from a tree in their village in Kokrajhar district of western Assam, police said on Saturday.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre allocates Rs 10,870 cr to UP under Jal Jeevan Mission
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) With a vision to provide clean tap water to every household, the Centre has allocated Rs 10,870 crore to Uttar Pradesh under the Jal Jeevan Mission for 2021-22.
2021-06-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen collapses, stabilises (Ld)
Copenhagen, June 12 (IANS) A Euro 2020 Group B match between Denmark and Finland was on Saturday suspended after Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field in the 43rd minute with both teams still goalless.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Football
New Zealand set to wrap up second Test vs England (Stumps, Day 3)
Birmingham, June 12 (IANS) New Zealand are set to wrap up the second and final Test against England, and with it the series, after their bowlers triggered a collapse in the second innings on the third day on Saturday. At stumps, England were 122 for nine wickets, just 37 runs ahead, and one wicket left.
2021-06-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IFFCO to set up urea plant in Karnataka soon: Minister
Bengaluru, June 12 (IANS) Karnataka-run Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) would soon set up a nano urea production plant at Devanahalli near the Bengaluru airport for the benefits of farmers, said Union Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister D.V. Sadanada Gowda on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Goa extends Covid curfew till June 21
Panaji, June 12 (IANS) The Goa government on Saturday extended the ongoing Covid-induced curfew till June 21.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
After Digvijaya row, Cong asks its leaders to go by CWC resolution on Art 370
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) After the BJP attacked the Congress over the Clubhouse chat of Digvijaya Singh on the issue of abrogation of Article 370, the Congress told its leaders on Saturday that the CWC resolution of August 6, 2019 should be followed by all, sources said.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
International prices to help steelmakers tide over 2nd Covid wave: ICRA
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Supportive international prices are expected to help domestic steelmakers tide over the second Covid wave, ratings agency ICRA said.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Four children die in Mizoram building collapse
Aizawl, June 12 (IANS) Four children, including three girls, of a family living at Thuampui locality here died when their house collapsed following incessant rain, officials said on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Coast Guard inducts HAL's three Dhruv helicopters
Bengaluru, June 12 (IANS) Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Saturday inducted three Dhruv advanced light helicopters (ALH) Mark-III made by the defence aerospace major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL).
2021-06-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security
MoS Finance counters Bengal FM's charge of ignoring dissent, says GST Council reflects collective spirit
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Following the conclusion of the 44th meeting of the GST Council on Saturday, a war of words erupted on Twitter between Union Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Thakur, and West Bengal Finance Minister, Amit Mitra, over the way the important meeting of the state and Central Finance Ministers to decide on GST rate for Covid relief items was conducted.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Euro2020: Denmark-Finland game suspended after Eriksen collapses
Copenhagen, June 12 (IANS) A UEFA Euro 2020 match between Denmark and Finland was suspended after 29-year-old Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed on field on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Football
IT expert of Bangladesh's banned militant outfit arrested
Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) A Bangladeshi returnee from Syria, who is an IT expert working for the banned militant outfit Ansar Al-Islam, was arrested in Chittagong, police said on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
5 footballers banned for on-field brawl in China
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) Five Chinese football players have been banned for eight games up to one year for brawling on the pitch during a domestic third-division league game, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) has said.
2021-06-12
Category: International, China,Sports,Football
Byju's most valuable startup in India, 11th in the world
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Edtech company Byju's is now India's most valuable unicorn startup with a valuation of $16.5 billion, surpassing fintech company Paytm's $16 billion valuation.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Barbora remembers late coach Jana Novotna in moment of glory
Paris, June 12 (IANS) New French Open women's singles champion Barbora Krejcikova remembered her late coach, Jana Novotna, in her moment of celebration on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
BJP leaders quit party over sedition charges against Lakshadweep filmmaker
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) Two days after the Kavaratti Police sent a notice to Lakshadweep film personality Ayesha Sultana to appear before it on June 20 in connection with her remarks about the spread of Covid in the island, a bunch of BJP leaders quit the party in protest against levelling of sedition charges against Sultana.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Real Kashmir coach dedicates British Empire Medal to people of Valley
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Head coach David Robertson on Saturday dedicated the British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours List to the I-League club Real Kashmir FC (RKFC) he has been coaching since 2017.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Unseeded Czech Barbora emerges French Open women's champion (Ld)
Paris, June 12 (IANS) Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova on Saturday became the first Czech Republic woman in 40 years to win the French Open title as she defeated No.31 seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in the final match.
2021-06-12
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Bangladesh inks pact with China to buy vaccines
Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) Bangladesh has signed a pact with China to buy the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, said Health Minister Zahid Maleque.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Politics
Maha: Covid fatalities remain high, MMR deaths cross 30K
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) For the third time this week, Maharashtras daily Covid deaths remained in the higher ranges, as the fatalities in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) crossed the 30,000-mark though new infections dropped, health officials said here on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Shakib banned for 3 DPL games, fined for on-field misbehaviour
Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, captain of Mohammedan Sporting Club in the Dhaka Premier League (DPL), was on Saturday suspended for three games and fined Taka 500,000 ($5800) after being found guilty of misbehaving with the umpires and kicking and uprooting the stumps during a DPL match against Abahani Limited on Friday.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
AAP crying foul in face of imminent wipeout: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) Ridiculing Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manisha Sisodia's atrocious allegation of a political conspiracy of the Centre and the Punjab government in the matter of school education ranking, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday termed it as a clear case of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) crying foul in the face of its imminent wipeout from Punjab in the 2022 Assembly polls.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Raj announces financial package for kids orphaned by Covid
Jaipur, June 12 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Saturday announced a financial relief package for the children who lost their parents to the Covid pandemic, fixing an amount Rs 2,500 per month for them till they turn 18.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Lack of Vitamin D may up opioids addiction
New York, June 12 (IANS) Vitamin D deficiency strongly exaggerates the craving for and effects of opioids, potentially increasing the risk for dependence and addiction, a new study suggests.
2021-06-12
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Xiaomi likely to unveil flagship phone with under-display camera
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) Smartphone brand Xiaomi is planning to release a flagship of the same caliber as the Xiaomi MI 11 Ultra that might feature an ultra-wide band (UWB) tracking technology and an under-display selfie camera.
2021-06-12
Category: International, China,Technology
Director Shraddha Pasi Jairath: Every project teaches you what to do
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Shraddha Pasi Jairath's recently-released web show "Chattis Aur Maina" revolves around ambitious Maina, lead of a dance troupe, and her neighbourhood good boy Chattis, and how their lives change when they start vibing on a dating app. The show stars Sandeepa Dhar and Vikram Singh Chauhan.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lawsuit claims iPhone, other Apple devices infringe on wireless patents
San Francisco, June 12 (IANS) Apple has been hit with a lawsuit alleging that virtually all of its products that support Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity infringe on a set of wireless communication patents.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Gurugram schoolboy killing: SC seeks reply on juvenile's bail plea citing Covid
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court has sought reply from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the bail plea of a juvenile who was arrested for allegedly killing a seven-year-old fellow student at a prestigious school in Gurugram in 2017.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
5 Myanmar militants held with arms in Mizoram
Aizawl, June 12 (IANS) Five militants from Myanmar were apprehended with arms and ammunition in a joint operation carried out by the Assam Rifles and Mizoram Police from a bordering village in Lawngtlai district, the police said on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Sushmita Sen is daughter Alisah's 'official choice of hairdresser'
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Actress Sushmita Sen posted an Instagram snapshot giving a haircut to her younger daughter Alisah on Saturday
2021-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Barbora wins maiden French Open women's title
Paris, June 12 (IANS) World No.33 Barbora Krejcikova on Saturday became the first Czech Republic woman in 40 years to win the French Open women's title as she registered a 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 win over No.31 seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in the final. Hana Mandlikova was the first Czech woman to win the French Open title in 1981.
2021-06-12
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Goa police rescue abducted infant within 24 hours, CM lauds efforts (Ld)
Panaji, June 12 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday lauded the efforts of the state police for rescuing a one-month-old infant allegedly abducted from a government hospital here by a woman within 24 hours.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New Zealand gain 85-run lead against England (Tea)
Birmingham, June 12 (IANS) New Zealand took a crucial 85-run first-innings lead and then gained further control over England as they dismissed two of their batsmen cheaply in their second innings on the third day of the second and final Test here on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'KGF' star Yash's toddler son giggles during nail trim from mom Radhika; video goes viral
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) An Instagram video that actress Radhika Pandit, wife of Kannada star Yash, posted on Saturday has gone viral. In the clip, she gives a nail trim to their son Yatharv and the toddler is clearly amused!
2021-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi reports 213 new Covid cases, lowest since March 1
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Delhi on Saturday reported 213 new Covid cases, the lowest since March 1 when 175 people were found Covid positive in the national capital, according to the daily health bulletin issued by the Delhi government.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Raised demand to slash GST on Covid products to zero: Kerala FM
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) New Kerala Finance Minister K.N. Balagopal on Saturday expressed happiness in the way things went about at the GST Council meeting, saying even though he raised the issue of reducing GST rates to zero on Covid related products, it did not happen.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
J&K clocks 866 fresh Covid cases, 14 deaths
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) J&K on Saturday reported 866 new Covid cases and 14 fatalities, even as the infection spread continue to decline in the Union Territory, health officials said.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Saliva can be more effective for Covid testing: Study
New York, June 12 (IANS) The addition of a simple processing step to saliva samples before testing may improve Covid-19 detection rate, eliminate the challenges of nasopharyngeal testing and facilitate mass surveillance, researchers say.
2021-06-12
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
No heat wave conditions likely in next five days: IMD
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) In a sign of relief from the sweltering summer heat prevailing in most parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) on Saturday also forecast "no heat wave conditions likely over any part of the country during the next five days".
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tesla Model 3 spotted in India ahead of launch
San Francisco, June 12 (IANS) Elon Musk-owned Tesla's Model 3 was recently spotted on the roads of Pune ahead of its launch in the country, the media reported.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
YouTuber Bhuvan Bam loses parents to Covid
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) YouTube star Bhuvan Bam took to social media on Saturday evening to share the sad news that he has lost his parents to Covid-19 in the last one month.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
GST rates on Covid items slashed; vaccine still taxed at 5% (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Amid calls for lower levies on items and medicines required in Covid-19 treatment, the GST Council on Saturday decided to slash rates of several Covid-relief items to 5 per cent from existing 12-18 per cent levels, although it kept the much talked-about tax rate on vaccines unchanged at 5 per cent.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Karunesh Talwar on new stand-up show 'Aalas Motaapa Ghabraahat': Said what I think is funny
Mumbai June 12 (IANS) Comedian Karunesh Talwar returns with a new comic series titled "Aalas Motaapa Ghabraahat", and he says he has tried to be true to himself in the show, saying things he feels is funny.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
"Global forces" need to come together in terror fight with Islamic State in Africa
New Delhi, June 12 : The ghastly terror attacks in Mozambiques Palma town on March 24, which received a rather muted response across the world, is a wake-up call for global civil society as well as the business community. According to Vision for Humanitys Global Peace Index, The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levants (ISIL) centre of gravity is now shifting to Sub-Saharan Africa with total deaths in the region increasing by 50 per cent in 2019.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National
Deadlock continues between Raj and Punjab over flow of contaminated water into IGCP
Jaipur, June 12 (IANS) It's been years that untreated water from Punjab has been flowing into the Indira Gandhi Canal Project (IGCP) in Rajasthan, posing a threat to scores of people residing near the canal who quench their thirst with this chemical-laden water.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Nine research studies published on Covaxin's safety in a year: Bharat Biotech
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) Aimed at demonstrating data generation and data transparency, Covaxin maker Bharat Biotech on Saturday said that the company has published nine research studies on the safety and efficacy of its vaccine in a year.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India has the right mix of youth and experience: Midfielder Lilima
Bengaluru, June 12 (IANS) India women's hockey team midfielder Lilima Minz feels the core group, currently preparing for the Olympics, has the right mix of youth and experience which is 'crucial to give the team direction in difficult situations'.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Plot to portray Shakib a villain: Bangladesh cricketer's wife
Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) A day after Bangladesh all-rounder and captain of Dhaka Premier League side Mohammedan Sporting Club Shakib al Hasan misbehaved with an umpire during the match against Abahani Limited, the cricketer's wife said the media hype was "a plot" to "portray him as the villain".
2021-06-12
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Covid TPR in Kerala falls, but deaths remain high
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) For the first time in the last few weeks, the Covid test positivity rate (TPR) in Kerala fell to 12.72 per cent, but the death tally continues to be high, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a statement on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
India to require 400k charging stations for 2 mn EVs by 2026: Report
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India needs about 400,000 charging stations to meet the requirement for two million Electric Vehicles (EV) that could potentially ply on its roads by 2026, said a report on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy co-star in series 'Nine Perfect Strangers'
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy team up for the first time in the new web series "Nine Perfect Strangers" based on The New York Times bestselling book of the same name from Australian author Liane Moriarty. The trailer and first look images of the eight-part drama series dropped on Saturday, and the show is scheduled to premiere on August 20 worldwide including India, but not in the US and China.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NZ bowling has more variation than India: Panesar
London, June 12 (IANS) Former England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar feels the Kane Willaimson-led New Zealand look a better side as they have more variation in their bowling attack, going into this month's World Test Championship (WTC) final against India.
2021-06-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Finally, Cricket South Africa has a president
Johannesburg, June 12 (IANS) Rihan Richards and Donovan May were elected unanimously the president and vice-president, respectively, of Cricket South Africa (CSA) at its annual general meeting on Saturday, it was announced.
2021-06-12
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Varun Dhawan wishes mom Karuna on her birthday, calls her his strength
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan on Saturday took to Instagram and wished his mother Karuna on her birthday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shankar bags silver in USA, but misses Olympic qualification mark
Eugene (Oregon), June 12 (IANS) Tejaswin Shankar, India's men's high jump national record holder, won silver by clearing with a height of 2.23 metres at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships here in the USA.
2021-06-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Athletics
Papon dedicates new song 'Haate haat dhori' to parents
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Papon is back with a new track, and fans are excited. Titled "Haate haat dhori", he has dedicated the Assamese song to his parents, folk singers Archana Mahanta and late Khagen Mahanta. The song was released on Saturday, to mark the seventh death anniversary of his father.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Poster of love triangle "The Conversion" launched
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The poster of the new film "The Conversion" was launched on Saturday. The film is pitched as a love triangle that has been shot in the ghats of Benaras.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chrome OS notifications will soon get UI revamp
San Francisco, June 12 (IANS) As Chrome OS continues to become ever more popular, Google has confirmed that Chrome OS notifications would get a redesign with the addition of some sorely needed functionalities.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Gurugram to kick off sero survey from June 15
Gurugram, June 12 (IANS) Gurugram health department is fully prepared to undertake the sero surveillance survey from June 15, officials said on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Pandya eyes bowling at full tilt in T20 World Cup
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) All-rounder Hardik Pandya has said that he is looking forward to bowling in every match of the T20 World Cup, which is scheduled to be played in October-November this year.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket