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'Happy anniversary': Daughter Janhvi wishes late Sridevi and Boney Kapoor
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) On Tuesday, actress Janhvi Kapoor took to social media to wish her parents, the late actress Sridevi and producer Boney Kapoor, a "happy wedding anniversary".
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
It's 'criminal' not to give cash support to MSMEs: Rahul
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A day after the definition of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) was widened, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that one third of the MSMEs in India are closing down permanently and it would be criminal not to support them with cash.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Eng vs WI: Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford to host Test series
London, June 2 (IANS) England will play three Tests against the West Indies in July, subject to UK government clearance to return behind closed doors, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said in a statement on Tuesday. England's three-Test series against West Indies will begin on July 8 at the Ageas Bowl, followed by two Tests at Old Trafford on July 16 July July 24.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Railways return on track, hubbub comes back at station
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Though social distancing norm went for a toss at the New Delhi railway station on Tuesday with people jostling to enter the station from the Paharganj side, the railways seems to be returning on its track.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Mitron app suspended from Google Play Store
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Mitron, the much-touted desi version of TikTok, has now been pulled down by Google from its Play Store for allegedly violating its spam and minimum functionality policy.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
TN mulls distributing 14 cr free masks to ration card holders
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said the government is mulling distribution of free face masks to about seven crore people in the state.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Why blocking WeTransfer in India unlikely to be effective
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) While blocking public access to certain Internet services is a legitimate arsenal in the hands of every sovereign country, this often leads to opposite effect of increasing traffic to the blocked service, a top legal expert said on Tuesday, reacting on reports that India has ordered Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access to Dutch file-sharing site WeTransfer on alleged grounds of national interest.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
Christian priest dies of Covid, 86 new cases in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) A 76-year-old Christian priest, who was admitted at the Medical College hospital here after a road accident and underwent surgery, passed away on Tuesday. He was subsequently found to be Covid positive, taking the total death toll in Kerala due to Covid-19 to 11.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
US anti-racism protests powerful lesson, feels Sangakkara
Colombo, June 2 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara on Tuesday said that the protests in the US against systematic racism that was sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer is a "powerful lesson to us all."
2020-06-02
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
HipBar begins home delivery of alcoholic beverages in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) HipBar, a specialised alcoholic beverages delivery app, has started home delivery services in Odisha.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Another official at Rail Bhavan tests Covid-19 positive
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) One more senior official of the Railway Ministry tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the total number of Covid-19 cases detected in the national transporter to nine in last two weeks.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Today's CO2 levels higher than past 23 million years: Study
New York, June 2 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that today's carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are actually higher than they have been for the past 23 million years.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Karishma Tanna's new fitness trick: Dance and workout
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Television actress Karishma Tanna has shared a quirky new video where she is seen dancing while working out.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Expect current season's sugar output at 270 lakh tonnes: ISMA
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Apex sugar industry body, the India Sugar Mills Association expects sugar output in the current sugar season 2019-20 (October-September) at 270 lakh tonnes as 18 mills are still in operation while the production till May 31 was 268.21 lakh tonnes against 327.53 lakh tonnes in the same time last year.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CBI raids in Delhi in child porn websites case
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday carried out searches at the office and other premises of a Delhi-based company and its directors in connection with a probe into a child porn website.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Resumption of training to be allowed in phased manner: Odisha DSYS
Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) Odisha's Department of Sports and Youth Services (DSYS) on Tuesday issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for getting its hostels and facilities ready for athletes. They, however, stated training will resume only in a planned manner and by following all necessary government protocols.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Athletics
Economically we are under a lot of pressure: B'desh Planning Minister (Ld)
Dhaka, June 2 (IANS) Amid the economic pressure faced by Bangladesh in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Muhammad Abdul Mannan, the countrys Planning Minister, told exclusively to IANS on Tuesday, "Economically, we are under a lot of pressure. Resources are relatively low. I feel much more pressure. Our exports are under a big threat. Those who work hand-to-mouth are in big crisis. We are far behind because of Covid-19.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
All COVID-19 positive officials from Raj Niwas stable: Delhi L-G
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday said he is deeply concerned about the health of officials from his secretariat who tested positive for COVID-19, adding all are stable and are being closely monitored.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Hindustani Bhau claims getting calls after his police complaint against Ekta Kapoor
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) YouTuber Vikas Pathak, known to all as Hindustani Bhau, alleges that he is getting calls from numerous people asking him to "sit and talk", after he filed a police complaint against producer Ekta Kapoor and her mother Shobha Kapoor on Monday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
TTFI recommends star paddler Manika Batra for Khel Ratna award
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Tuesday said it has recommended star paddler Manika Batra's name for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
2020-06-02
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
198 migrant workers died in road accidents during lockdown
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Around 200 migrant workers on their way to home were killed in 1,461 road accidents during the nationwide lockdown between March 25 and May 31.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DDA to amend guidelines, will allow 65 years plus on golf courses (IANS Impact)
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Days after IANS highlighted the Delhi Development Authority's (DDA) discriminatory guidelines -- barring persons above 65 years, persons with co-morbidities, pregnant women and children below the age of 10 years on its sport complexes and golf courses (Qutab Golf Course and Bhalswa Golf Course) -- the authority agreed to replace "not permitted" with "advised" not to enter.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Notices to 4 top Mumbai hospitals for not providing Covid beds
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra Health Department on Tuesday slapped show-cause notices on four top private hospitals here for allegedly not providing 80 per cent of their beds for Covid-19 patients as per the rates determined by the state government, an official said.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha CM orders vigil on locust movement
Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, here on Tuesday, asked officials to keep vigil on the locust movement at least for the next 10 days.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Samsung extends warranty on consumer electronics, mobiles till June 15
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Samsung India on Tuesday announced that it is extending the standard warranty across product portfolio till June 15.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Jharkhand: Garments, footwear shop owners protest as govt not letting them open
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) Garments and footwear shops owners on Tuesday protested against the Jharkhand government for not allowing them to open their shops as part of the easing of the lockdown.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
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Dhaka, June 2 (IANS) Amid the economic pressure faced by Bangladesh in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Muhammad Abdul Mannan, the countrys Planning Minister, told exclusively to IANS on Tuesday, "Economically, we are under a lot of pressure. Resources are relatively low. I feel much more pressure. Our exports are under a big threat. Those who work hand-to-mouth are in big crisis. We are far behind because of Covid-19.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Central Hall may host Lok Sabha, LS chamber Rajya Sabha's meet
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Central Hall of Parliament is likely to host proceedings of Lok Sabha, with members maintaining social distancing norms and the lower house's chamber may host Rajya Sabha for the monsoon session as both houses' presiding officers - Vice President M. Venkiah Naidu and Speaker Om Birla - held a meeting on Monday to discuss the issue, said sources.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
George Clooney: Racism is greatest pandemic
Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS) Hollywood star George Clooney has penned an essay about the fight against systemic racism following the death of George Floyd, saying that racism is the "greatest pandemic" of the US, and there hasn't been a "vaccine" for it even after 400 years.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Divayanka Tripathi: Never too late to study
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Television actress Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya feels it is never too late to be a student. So, she has started studying again amid lockdown.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Moody's downgrades ratings of SBI, HDFC Bank
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Moody's Investor Services has downgraded the long-term local and foreign currency deposit ratings of State Bank of India, HDFC Bank to Baa3 from Baa2, maintaining their outlook as negative.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mark Waugh most talented batsman I played with, says Hussain
London, June 2 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain picked former Australia cricketer Mark Waugh as the most talented batsman he played with during the course of his illustrious career.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IndiGo posts Rs 870.8 cr Q4 net loss, 1st ever FY net loss (Ld)
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Covid-19 battered airline major IndiGo on Tuesday reported a net loss of over Rs 870 crore for the fourth quarter of 2019-20.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mandana Karimi got injured practising pole dance
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Actress Mandana Karimi recalls bruising herself while practising pole dance for her role in the new web series, "The Casino".
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Playing video games linked to poor eating habits in male college students
New York, June 2 (IANS) Male college students who play video games tend to exercise less and have poorer eating habits compared to non-gamers, warn researchers.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pratik Chaudhari leaves 'hometown club' Mumbai City FC
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Defender Pratik Chaudhari has left Mumbai City FC, the Indian Super League (ISL) franchise announced on Tuesday. Chaudhari played for one season in Mumbai, scoring one goal as the team finished fifth and missed out on a playoff spot.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Khushali Kumar: Poetry is a way to channelise my thoughts
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Actress-model-fashion designer Khushali Kumar's poem "Normal Days" is out now. She says poetry lets her channelise her thoughts.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
COVID-19: Five Barcelona players, two coaches test positive - Report
Madrid, June 2 (IANS) Catalan radio station RAC1 reported on Tuesday that five players from FC Barcelona and two members of the coaching staff tested positive for the COVID-19 in tests carried out by the Spanish football league (LaLiga) at the start of May.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
COVID patient cured by plasma therapy in K'taka: Minister
Bengaluru, June 2 (IANS) Doctors in Karnataka's Hubballi have successfully treated a Covid patient with plasma therapy, said a minister on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
India's Covid-19 fatality rate lowest in the world: Health Ministry
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Health Ministry on Tuesday asserted that the coronavirus recovery rate is continuously improving, while the fatality rate is on the decline and one of the lowest in the world.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway is now greenfield project
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday agreed to convert the stretch of Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway into a greenfield project by providing a direct spur from Nakodar, onward to the five historic towns of Punjab -- Sultanpur Lodhi, Goindwal Sahib, Khadoor Sahib and Tarn Taran, leading up to Amritsar.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Gul Panag: Getting a Master's in exercising in confined spaces
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Actress Gul Panag says she is getting another Master's degree -- for exercising in confined spaces!
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Equity delivered best returns over 40 years compared to gold, bank FD
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In the last 40 years, equity has outperformed all other asset classes with the BSE Sensex giving a compounded annual growth rate of 13.71 per cent, much higher than gold, silver, public provident fund (PPF) and fixed deposits (FD).
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
With policy changes, Indian hand sanitiser makers view export markets
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Alcohol-based hand sanitiser makers are happy with the Central government's decision to allow its export in containers without pump dispensers.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Namibia Esports athletes gear up for online national tournament
Windhoek, June 2 (IANS) The Namibian Electronic Sports Association (NESA) has geared up for the country's national tournament in Defense of the Ancients 2 (Dota2) scheduled to officially start on Sunday and running throughout the next eight weeks.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Namibia,Sports,Other Sports
Lockdown blues: Help for those suffering from depression in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) In Kashmir doctors and psychologists are providing online counselling to those suffering from lockdown-induced depression.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Cyrus Sahukar to be a part of virtual cooking sessions
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Actor-anchor Cyrus Sahukar is all set to explore culinary passions in a new cooking show, titled " The Missing Apron".
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Covid-19 to push 64% Indian firms adopt cloud computing: IDC
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) As a result of the spread of the pandemic, 64 per cent of the organisations in India are expected to increase demand for cloud computing while 56 per cent for cloud software to support the new normal, a new IDC report said on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
J&K ACB issues wanted notice against absconding ex-chairman of bank
Jammu, June 2 (IANS) The Jammu & Kashmir anti-corruption bureau (ACB) on Tuesday issued a hue and cry notice announcing suitable reward for anyone providing information about the whereabouts of a former chairman of a cooperative bank booked for a multi-crore fund scam in Kashmir.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
High demand for Safal's fruits, vegetables helps Mother Dairy amid lockdown (IANS Special)
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The demand for Mother Dairy milk reduced during the lockdown amid the coronavirus scare though the demand for fruits and vegetables sold by Safal, its retail network in the segment, increased by 69 per cent in May compared with February, a top official said on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Renewables cheapest option to recover from Covid-19: IRENA
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Renewable power is increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published on Tuesday said.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Neena Gupta's new selfie is all about home and the moon
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Veteran actress Neena Gupta has shared a beautiful selfie with her home and the moon in the backdrop.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Goa to reopen tourism sector: CM Pramod Sawant (IANS Exclusive)
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) Forty seven-year-old Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant was speaker of the Assembly when due to the untimely death of Manohar Parrikar, he replaced him. An Ayurveda medical practitioner, he deals with a wide array of subjects in this extensive interview with IANS's Navneet Mishra. Goa has been relatively calm in the middle of the raging health epidemic, CM Sawant explains why...
2020-06-02
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
JJ Abrams pledges $10 million to anti-racism causes
Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS) Hollywoods bigwig director JJ Abrams has pledged donations of $10 million towards the Black Lives Matter movement to take the fight against racism forward, following the death of George Floyd.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Halle Berry seeks help for immigrant whose store was looted by protest mob
Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry took to social media to urge her followers to help out an immigrant family that is struggling after their store was looted and burned in the protests in the city over the weekend.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Pak terror groups send trainers to Afghanistan for targeted assassinations'
New Delhi/New York, June 2 (IANS) A UN Security Council report has revealed that not only do the Taliban and al-Qaeda continue to cooperate with each other but Kashmir-specific Pakistani terror groups, Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Tayyiba are sending their trainers to Afghanistan to carry out targeted assassinations.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
11-year-old British skateboarder 'lucky to be alive' after horrific crash
London, June 2 (IANS) Young British skateboarder Sky Brown survived a life-threatening ramp accident during a training session in California on Monday. She was airlifted to a hospital where she was reportedly non-responsive initially but is now expected to get better soon.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
BCCI looking at Aug-Sept window for Indian players' camp
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The government has started the process of relaxing the lockdown guidelines which were put in place since March 25 in an effort to fight the coronavirus pandemic. And the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is now looking at a August-September window to host camp for the cricketers with an eye to get them back in the zone.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Police files two charge sheets in Delhi riots case
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Tuesday filed two charge sheets in connection with the violence in the national capital's northeast area in February, which had left at least 53 people dead and 200 injured.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Four years after bloodbath, Mathura park gets makeover
Mathura (UP), June 2 (IANS) Exactly four years ago, on June 2, 2016, the Jawahar Bagh Park in Mathura witnessed a bloody clash between the police and the followers of Ram Vriksha Yadav, a self-styled godman who had encroached upon the park.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
T20 WC isn't going to happen this year, feels Dean Jones
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Former Australia batsman Dean Jones is of the opinion that the T20 World Cup slated to be held in his home country is not going to happen this year.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Choline helps lower effects of Covid-19 on newborns: Study
New York, June 2 (IANS) Pregnant women who take extra choline supplements may be able to mitigate the negative impact viral respiratory infections, including Covid-19, may have on their babies, say researchers.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Jessica Lal's murderer Manu Sharma walks out of Tihar
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Jessica Lal's murderer Manu Sharma walked out of the Tihar Jail on Tuesday, a decade after he was send to serve his life sentence. This came after Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal approved his premature release late last month.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IndiGo reports Rs 870 cr net loss for Q4
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Covid-19-battered airline major IndiGo reported, here on Tuesday, over Rs 870 crore net loss for the fourth quarter of 2019-20. The airline had posted Rs 595.8 crore net profit in the year-ago quarter.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ludhiana gold dacoity mastermind held in Punjab
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) The Punjab Police claimed, here on Monday, to have arrested the alleged mastermind of the recent 2 kg gold dacoity in Ludhiana, which was committed to mobilise funds for carrying out a spate of targeted killings as part of a pro-Khalistan agenda to disturb peace and communal harmony.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Working towards IPL if that happens: Lockie Ferguson
Auckland, June 2 (IANS) New Zealand gun-quick Lockie Ferguson has said he is looking forward to training and is working towards an Indian Premier League (IPL) if that happens amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-02
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
GST Council may provide relief to trade on issue of late fee
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In what may bring further relief to businesses impacted by Covid-19 pandemic, the GST Council has agreed to discuss the issue of late fee over delayed filing of returns at its next meeting slated later this month.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Five more medicos of Hyderabad's OMC test Covid-19 positive
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) Five more post-graduate medicos of Osmania Medical College (OMC) in Hyderabad on Tuesday tested positive for Covid-19, taking the total number of affected medicos to 12.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Change in India's approach to fitness impacted Bangladesh most: Tamim
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Indian captain Virat Kohli is often credited with leading a change in attitudes of his teammates towards their fitness. However, according to Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal, Kohli's effect is not confined within the borders of India.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Hasenhuttl extends stay at Southampton FC until 2024
London, June 2 (IANS) Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has signed a new four-year contract with the club which will keep him at St. Mary's until 2024.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Naxals have reduced themselves to 'bunch of criminals': Jharkhand DGP
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) M.V. Rao an IPS of 1987 batch is Jharkhand DGP and has served in central forces as well, speaking to IANS in an interview the DG police said that he is dealing the state with human touch and there is no news of police excess even in the lockdown which has been peaceful.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Wajid Khan's advice to hairstylist-turned-singer Moin Sabri
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Late Wajid Khan, of the Bollywood composer-duo Sajid-Wajid, was a "big brother" to hairstylist-turned-singer Moin Sobri, who is Sajid-Wajid's cousin.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Urvashi switches on her 'Beyonce mode'
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Bollywood actress and former beauty queen Urvashi Rautela has shared a throwback video where she switches on her 'Beyonce mode'.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Aadesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, the BJP high command has made a big change in Delhi as party President J.P. Nadda removed Manoj Tiwari from the post of Delhi BJP President and has replaced him with Aadesh Kumar Gupta.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Director's body writes to Maharashtra CM to relax rule barring 65-plus actors on set
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has allowed resumption of film shooting with a detailed, 16-page roster of guidelines. However, the Indian Film and Television Directors Association (IFTDA) has written to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, seeking certain changes in the guidelines.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Migrant workers going back on trains vow not to return
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Rajkumari, a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Gonda has arrived at the New Delhi railway station along with all the belongings of her rented house to go back to her native place. She says she will never return as there is no work here.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Lockdown 4.0: Delhi sees more cases, deaths than previous editions combined
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Lockdown 4.0 in Delhi -- between May 18 and 31 -- saw 10,780 new Covid cases and 363 deaths, which were more than the tally of previous editions combined, as per the Health Department data.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
ASUS launches new TUF gaming laptops, ROG desktops
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Taiwanese electronics major ASUS on Tuesday launched a new range of TUF gaming laptops A15 and A17, featuring the new 7 nanometer AMD Ryzen 4000 series mobile processors at a starting price of Rs 60,990.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Infantino wants to turn football into a huge money machine: Blatter
Zurich, June 2 (IANS) Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has trained his guns at current chief Gianni Infantino and referred to him as a "megalomaniac". Blatter hit out at Infantino's proposed expansion of the FIFA World Cup to 48 teams and stated he wants to convert the sport into a money churning machine.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
Nisarga's landfall to be rare-of-the-rarest event: Experts
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) As the storm brewing in the Arabian Sea intensified into a tropical cyclone Nisarga on Tuesday morning, many experts believe its landfall would be a rare-of-the-rarest event on the Maharashtra coastline.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
K'taka to soon roll out app for sand purchase
Bengaluru, June 2 (IANS) Karnataka Department of Mines and Geology is building an app for people to buy sand at prices fixed by the government, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Technology
You brought the heat: Gibbs, Shoaib remember 2000 ODI
Lahore, June 2 (IANS) Shoaib Akhtar put in what is often remembered as the greatest performance of his career in Pakistan's ODI against South Africa in the first round of the Coca Cola Cup in 2000. Pakistan were all out for just 158 and South Africa seemed to be cruising towards victory at 74/1 in the 17th over.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Champions will automatically emerge if sports culture can be developed: Rijiju
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju believes community coaches and PE teachers have a big role to play in reaching every child in every corner of the country and motivating them to take up sports and fitness as part of their daily life.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Raj Kapoor's 32nd death anniversary: Fans remember 'Showman'
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Tuesday marks Bollywood's original 'Showman' Raj Kapoors death anniversary. The evergreen actor-filmmaker passed away 32 years ago, and he is still remembered by fans for his immense contribution to Hindi mainstream cinema.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
34 NDRF teams deployed in Maharashtra, Gujarat: DG
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Thirty-four National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been deployed as the cyclone Nisarga brewing in the Arabina Sea is likely to hit coastal districts of Maharashtra and Gujarat on Wednesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Cyclone Nisarga: DoT talks to telcos, infra providers on preparedness
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS In order to ensure uninterrupted telecom connectivity in Maharashtra, Mumbai and Gujarat in the wake of Cyclone Nisarga, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Tuesday held a meeting with all telecom services and infrastructure providers on their preparedness.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Not govt funded, can't be equated with Qutab: Delhi Golf Club
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Delhi Golf Club does not get any funding from the government, therefore it cannot be equated with Qutub Golf Course, which is owned and funded by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), said club official after 59 workers were laid off from the F&B division, as it incurred major losses. The sacked employees stormed the club on Tuesday and held a protest outside its premises.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No Cristiano Ronaldo in Ronaldo's favourite 5
Madrid, June 2 (IANS) Brazil great Ronaldo has rated Lionel Messi as the best player in the world at the moment. When asked to name his top five current football players, Ronaldo named Liverpool star Mohammed Salah, Real Madrid's Eden Hazard and Paris St. Germain duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe apart from Messi.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Corona-infected doctor uses telemedicine to treat patients
Aligarh (UP), June 2 (IANS) A doctor at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) here, who has been quarantined after he tested positive for coronavirus, is using telemedicine to offer medical advice to his patients who are under his treatment.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
61% Indian business leaders think Covid-19 ups cybercrime risk
Bengaluru, June 2 (IANS) About 61 per cent of Indian business leaders and decision-makers think their business is more likely to experience a serious cybercrime during the Covid-19 situation as opposed to 45 per cent globally, said a survey on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Trent Woodhill appointed Melbourne Stars WBBL coach
Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) Australian franchise Melbourne Stars have announced the appointment of Trent Woodhill as their new Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) coach.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Liverpool stars show support for Floyd, 'take a knee' in training
London, June 2 (IANS) Liverpool footballers came together in support of George Floyd, whose death has caused a nationwide protest in United States.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Big B, Akshay Kumar take part in Bhumi Pednekar's environment campaign
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar have joined Bhumi Pednekar's inititive to spread awareness about climate change and the need to protect the environment.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nisarga swirls towards Maharashtra, concerns at nuclear, chemical units
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) As the Cyclone Nisarga whirls towards Maharashtra at a steady pace, concerns have been expressed, here on Tuesday, about the nuclear and chemical plants that would come in its direct path.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Vivian Richards would've been absolute legend in T20 cricket: Ian Smith
Auckland, June 2 (IANS) Lavishing praise on batting legend Vivian Richards, former New Zealand player Ian Smith has opined that the West Indian great would have been a "legend' in T20 cricket.
2020-06-02
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Ryan Guzman apologises for defending use of racial slurs
Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS) After facing backlash for defending his wife's use of the "N-word" and admitting using racial slurs with friends, "9-1-1" actor Ryan Guzman has apologised, saying he has misrepresented himself.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
F1 confirms first 8 races of revised 2020 calendar
London, June 2 (IANS) Formula 1 on Tuesday confirmed that the 2020 season will begin in Austria next month and revealed details on the first eight races of a new calendar in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Tirumala temple to hold 'trial run of darshan' with limited devotees
Amaravati, June 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has given nod to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) to conduct a trial run of 'darshan' at the Tirumala temple with TTD employees and local devotees.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion
Ministers 'consider relaxing UK travel quarantine'
London, June 2 (IANS) The UK government is looking at ways to relax the 14-day COVID-19 quarantine rule for people entering the country over the coming months, a media report said on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Shilpa Rao revisits her debut song 'Tose naina lage' amidst lockdown
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) After 13 years, singer Shilpa Rao has revisited her debut Bollywood song "Tose naina lage".
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
54% of online videos watched in India are in Hindi: YouTube
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) About 54 per cent of online videos that Indians watch are in Hindi, while English is preferred by only 16 per cent of the viewing population, followed by Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Bengali, Google-owned YouTube said in a report on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
42 lakh wearable units shipped in India in Q1 2020, earwear leads
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Riding on the growing earwear category, the India wearables market registered 42 lakh unit shipments in the first quarter of this year, clocking 80.6 per cent growth year-over-year (YoY), a new International Data Corporation (IDC) report said on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Spike Lee's short film '3 Brothers' inspired by George Floyd killing
Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Spike Lee has released a short film capturing police brutality with clips of the deaths of George Floyd and Eric Garner, along with footage from his Oscar-nominated film, "Do The Right Thing".
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Cyclone 'Nisarga' to make landfall near Alibag in M'rashtra
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The deep depression in the Arabian Sea strengthened into a cyclonic storm 'Nisarga' on Tuesday morning and will make landfall close to Alibag, 94 kms south of Mumbai on the afternoon of June 3.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Redeem Tlang joins FC Goa for 2020-21 ISL season
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) Winger Redeem Tlang has penned a pre-contract and will be donning FC Goa colours in Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21, the club has announced. After impressing during his two campaigns in the ISL with NorthEast United FC, the 25-year-old becomes the Gaurs' first signing of the season.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Congress alleges 'secret' trip by Kerala CS just before retiring
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday expressed serious doubts on a 'secret' helicopter trip taken by Tom Jose and State Police chief Loknath Behera, hours before the former retired.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Virat Kohli finds wife Anushka's new pic 'gorgeous'
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Indias cricket captain Virat Kohli cannot stop gushing over a new picture his wife, actress Anushka Sharma, has posted.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
B'desh confirms 1st Rohingya death from COVID-19
Dhaka, June 2 (IANS) Bangladesh on Tuesday confirmed the first coronavirus death among the Rohingya Muslim minority amid a growing number of COVID-19 cases among the refugees living in the country.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Animal lover comes to rescue of monkeys during lockdown, feeds them
Gorakhpur, June 2 (IANS) In the Kushmi forest to the east of Gorakhpur, nearly 5 km from the main city, lies the Budhiya Mai temple. Everyday thousands of devotees used to throng to the temple which houses the local deity Budhiya Mai who is revered by the people here. But the temple is closed due to the lockdown enforced to contain the spread of coronavirus.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
No Cristiano Ronaldo in Ronaldo's favourite 5
Madrid, June 2 (IANS) Brazil great Ronaldo has rated Lionel Messi as the best player in the world at the moment. When asked to name his top five current football players, Ronaldo named Liverpool star Mohammed Salah, Real Madrid's Eden Hazard and Paris St. Germain duo Neymar and Julian Mbappe apart from Messi.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Late composer Wajid Khan's mother hospitalised after testing COVID-19 positive
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) A day after the shocking demise of Wajid Khan, of Bollywood composers Sajid-Wajid, comes the news that the duos mother Razina Khan has also tested COVID-19 positive and is hospitalised along with her house help.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Violent arrest of Aus aboriginal boy leads to racial tension
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) A video posted on social media which showed a police officer pinning down an aboriginal teenager in Sydney has led to heightened racial tension in Australia over the treatment of indigenous communities in the country.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Missed football so much, it's unbelievable: Klopp
London, June 2 (IANS) Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said while the team still needs to win football matches before they can be called champions, he is happy to be back and has missed the game a lot during the COVID-19 induced break where the world came to a standstill.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Will initiate more structural reforms to get growth back: PM (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that his government will ensure more policy reforms to speed up economic growth and remove structural bottlenecks in the Indian economy.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Will remember bowling to Sachin for rest of my life, says Sutherland
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) Australia women's cricket team all-rounder Annabel Sutherland recalled the moment when she got a chance to bowl at cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar during the Bushfire charity match earlier this year.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Concerns grow over Philippines' new anti-terrorism law
Manila, June 2 (IANS) Human rights organizations in the Philippines have expressed concern about the imminent approval in congress of a new anti-terrorism law, which they consider seeks to persecute government critics and punish both dissent and political activism.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Apple cuts iPhone prices in China for annual '6.18' shopping fest
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) Apple has cut the prices of its latest iPhones in China ahead of the major online shopping festival 6.18.
2020-06-02
Category: International, China,Technology
Panicked passengers force woman off train in Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 2 (IANS) Lack of awareness on rail travel norms led to a tense situation on a Karnataka train as a female passenger was forced to disembark midway after her fellow passengers raised a hue and cry on seeing her knuckle stamped, mistaking it for a quarantine stamp, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Red Bull boss supportive of reverse grid race instead of q'fier in Austria
London, June 2 (IANS) Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner has lent his support to experimenting with replacing the qualifying with another race with a reverse grid in Austria. The proposal which has come from the governing body FIA and commercial rights holders Liberty Media calls for the pre-race qualification to be replaced by a 30-minute race in which drivers start in reverse order of the finishing positions in the previous race.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Ankit Arora: Ram, Sita, Lakshman, Hanuman, Ravan prevalent in every house
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Ankit Arora became popular playing Lakshman in the TV series "Ramayan" that aired in 2008-2009. The actor says there is a Ram, Sita, Lakshman, Hanuman and also a Ravan prevalent in each house.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Congress flays govt on MSP hike, demands further increase
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A day after the central government announced increased MSP for Kharif crops, the opposition Congress on Tuesday flayed the move and claimed the farmers were being given too little and that input cost had not been taken into account for MSP calculation.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Subrata thinks about football even in his sleep: Jhingan
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Star India defender Sandesh Jhingan lavished praise on goalkeeper Subrata Paul terming him as the "most workaholic footballer" he has ever seen.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sunny Leone feeds giraffe in new video
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone is seen feeding a giraffe in a new video she has shared on social media.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Fitbit's share in global wearable device market drops to 3% in Q1
San Francisco, June 2 (IANS) Among the top five wearables device makers, only Fitbit's shipments declined in the first quarter of 2020, leading to a smaller market share ? from 5.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 to 3 per cent in Q1 2020, according to a report from International Data Corporation (IDC).
2020-06-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Real warrior: Covid positive doctor treats patients through telemedicine
Agra June 2 (IANS) The inspiring story of a Covid-19 positive doctor at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College of Aligarh Muslim University has won many hearts and kudos from his admirers.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Eating whole grains helps cut diabetes risk
New York, June 2 (IANS) Eating higher intake of high-quality carbohydrates, especially from whole grains, are associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes, say researchers.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
20 dead in Assam landslides
Silchar, June 2 (IANS) At least 20 people, including three children, were killed in three separate landslides in southern Assam on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vivian Richard would've been absolute legend in T20 cricket: Ian Smith
Auckland, June 2 (IANS) Lavishing praise on batting legend Vivian Richards, former New Zealand player Ian Smith has opined the West Indian great would have been a "legend' in T20 cricket.
2020-06-02
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
BJP's ex-TN chief Lakshmanan passes away
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Former state president of the Tamil Nadu BJP K. N.Lakshmanan passed away at his residence in Salem.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Yuvraj faces social media wrath after comment on Chahal
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh seems to have landed himself into the eye of the storm on social media following a casteist remark that he made during a live chat recently.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ankit Arora: Ram, Sita, Lakshman, Hanuman, Ravan still prevalent in every house
ew Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Actor Ankit Arora, who played Lakshman in the TV series "Ramayan" that aired in 2008-2009, says there is a Ram, Sita, Lakshman, Hanuman and also a Ravan prevalent in each house.
2020-06-02
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
UP man held for putting wife's 'honour for sale' on social media
Azamgarh , June 2 (IANS) In a bizarre incident in Uttar Pradesh, a man put up his wife's 'honour for sale' on the social media after his demand for a motorcycle was not fulfilled by his in-laws. The man has been arrested.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US censures China for not resolving conflict in Ladakh as per int'l law
Washington, June 2 (IANS) The US censured China for resorting to aggression along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India and not resolving the conflict as per the international law.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,National
13 staffer at LG house test Covid positive
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Thirteen staffers at the office of Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal have tested positive for coronavirus so far, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Unconventional' Ganguly wore his heart on his sleeve: Laxman
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman on Tuesday paid tribute to Sourav Ganguly, saying the former India captain was "unconventional and fiercely proud" and always wore his heart on his sleeve.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Just what the truth is I can't say anymore'
Moody's blues? A macro update
2020-06-02
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Adah Sharma's rope trick to bust sleeplessness
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Adah Sharma has a tip for those who can't sleep at night and hence feel drowsy all through the day.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UK, Canada oppose Russia's return to G7
London, June 2 (IANS) The UK and Canada have opposed Russia's return to the G7, deepening a rift over US President Donald Trump's wish for Moscow to rejoin the group of the world's wealthiest nations.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Covid-19 could be seasonal illness with higher risk in winter: Study
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) Covid-19 could be a seasonal illness with a higher risk in winter as researchers have found a one per cent decrease in humidity could increase the number of Covid-19 cases by six per cent.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Centre launches schemes to boost electronic manufacturing
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Union Minister for Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday launched three major schemes to boost manufacture of electronics in the country.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
How the cyclone 'Nisarga' was named
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A week after cyclone 'Amphan' wreaked havoc in West Bengal, the country is now bracing to face another cyclone which is headed towards the coastline of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Lea Michele made my time on 'Glee' hell: Samantha Marie Ware
Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS) "Glee" actor Samantha Marie Ware has accused her former co-star Lea Michele for making the experience of working on the show a "living hell" for her due to "traumatic microaggressions".
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Cricket is 90 per cent an eye game: Arun Lal
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Bengal coach Arun Lal, the man behind mooting the idea of doing mandatory eye tests for its senior and U-23 teams once camps resumes post COVID-19 lockdown, feels eyesight is ninety percent of the game and there is no harm in getting to know whether they are in good shape before the season resumes.
2020-06-02
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Summer cocktails to try now
New Delhi, June 2 (IANSlife) Stuck at home with the summer heat getting to you? Up your game and make that first season cocktail to lift your spirits and explore new flavours.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Paddy cultivation in full swing in Kashmir amid corona fear
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) Despite restrictions and the absence of non-local workers, Kashmir's paddy transplantation season is going on full swing as locals are ensuring that the lands of their ancestors do not go barren because of the threat posed by the global pandemic.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Uttarakhand to produce Australian merino sheep wool
NNew Delhi, June 2 (IANSlife) The mountainous state of Uttarakhand would now spin out high-quality Australian sheep wool in the hills and cater to Indias textile industry that relies majorly on the global market for sourcing sheep wool.
2020-06-02
Category: India, New Delhi,National,IANS Life
Marriott reopens all hotels in China
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) American hotel chain, Marriott International has reopened all of its hotels in China and the group said that it has seen a recovery in business travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: International, China,Politics
Tips to identify genuine liquor
New Delhi, June 2 (IANSlife) Even under normal circumstances, alcohol products are among those which remain under the continuous threat of counterfeiting. During the COVID-19 lockdown, the problem has further aggravated due to a gap in demand and supply. In last one month, almost every day a seizure had been reported in India related to smuggled or illicit liquor.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
TN promulgates ordinance to amend agri produce marketing law
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced the promulgation of an ordinance to amend the Tamil Nadu Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act, 1987 to allow farmers to freely sell their produce to get the best price.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
IVRI, IIT-Roorkee to develop Covid-19 vaccine for animals
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), June 2 (IANS) The Bareilly-based Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) is working to develop a vaccine, diagnostic kits and study the transmission dynamics of Coronavirus in pets and wild animals.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Working well in a long-term remote setup
New Delhi, June 2 (IANSlife) In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak a few months ago, working from home was the only resort for many. What appeared like a short break from the regular routine for office-goers has now become a way of life, instead. This is not without challenges for both the employees as well as employers.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
UK soldiers unlikely to be prosecuted over Iraq war crimes
London, June 2 (IANS) British soldiers who have been accused of committing war crimes in Iraq were unlikely to face criminal prosecution, an official has said.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Dabur well placed to tap in post-Covid market: Mohit Malhotra (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Dabur India CEO Mohit Malhotra says as the world prepares for life after COVID-19, economies across the globe are more likely to look inwards. The same will be true for India with 'Made in India' being a key factor that is likely to influence purchase decision of consumers.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Padma Shri Rani Rampal recommended for Khel Ratna
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal has been nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while Vandana Katariya, Monika and Harmanpreet Singh have been nominated for the Arjuna Award by Hockey India.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
BookMyShow, Fast&Up tie up for #StayFitIndiaChallenge
New Delhi, June 2 (IANSlife) Online ticketing platform BookMyShow in collaboration with fitness brand Fast&Up held an online challenge called #StayFitIndiaChallenge that featured national athletes like Sonali Swami, Olly Esse, Kuldeep Shashi and Arunava Bhattacharya.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
I feel like I could still play: Liam Plunkett
London, June 2 (IANS) England cricketer Liam Plunkett still believes he is one of the best fast-bowlers in the country despite not getting picked in the 55-member training group recently.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pankaj Tripathi's success has a quirky connect with God!
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Pankaj Tripathi has a funny story from his struggling days, when he used to give a lot of auditions for work.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lending support to Chanderi weavers
New Delhi, June 2 (IANSlife) In the tough times, it is difficult for weavers sell their products and sustain their craft during these difficult times. Showcasing their work online can be immensly helpful. One needs understand that the lockdown has had a severe impact on artisans as it has severely affected their sales and production.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Realme sells over 15K Smart TVs in 10 mins, launching 55-inch TV soon
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Chinese brand Realme on Tuesday sold over 15,000 smart in less than 10 minutes on its first sale on both Flipkart and Realme.com, which is the fastest sale ever in the TV category on Flipkart.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
The power of sound
New Delhi, June 2 (IANSlife) Sound has a deep relationship with meditation and healing since time immemorial. The significance of various forms of sound has found its way to meditation since ancient times across cultures. From pronouncing 'Om to various forms of instrumental music, sound has had its impact of healing lifestyle diseases as well as serious illnesses.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
World War II surrender documents head to auction
New Delhi, June 2 (IANSlife) Historically significant documents related to the second World War, including "the document that forced the surrender of Nazi Germany", will go under the hammer at a live auction next week.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Kajol recalls the time 'when we dressed up to go out'
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Actress Kajol is nostalgic about the time she could dress up and go out.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Delhi corona' mobile app to tell about available beds, ventilators
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In order to tackle lack of information on availability of Covid beds and ventilators in the city, the Delhi government on Tuesday launched a mobile application -- 'Delhi corona' -- to enable people easily access such details.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SBI launches separate vertical for agriculture, micro credit
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In a major restructuring exercise, the State Bank of India (SBI), the largest lender of the country, has created a separate FI&MM vertical within the Bank with an exclusive focus on Financial Inclusion & Micro markets in rural and semi urban areas to improve customer experience in the hinterland.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Two killed in Chicago during protests
Chicago, June 2 (IANS) Two people have been killed during unrest in Chicago's suburb of Cicero as protests continued over the death of African-American man, George Floyd, an official said.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google Pixel phones get new tools for personal safety
San Francisco, June 2 (IANS) Google has announced to bring its personal safety app to all Pixel devices which was limited to just Pixel 4, along with car crash detection tool which is coming to Pixel 3 first.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Aus PM demands probe into 'assault' on journo
Canberra, June 2 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday demanded an investigation into the assault of an Australian journalist and cameraman at the hands of US police.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Australia,Media,Politics
Mohena Kumari 'can't sleep' due to Covid-19
Dehradun, June 2 (IANS) "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata" fame actress Mohena Kumari has opened up on being tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Kohli & boys undergo quarterly eye tests: BCCI official
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal on Monday came out with a proposal that players will have to undergo eye tests once cricket resumes in the post-coronavirus era. And it has now come to the fore that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been doing the same with its players for the last three years.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
44% urban Indians more likely to shop online after lockdown: Survey
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Close to half (44 per cent) of urban Indians are more likely to shop online once the lockdown is over and 21 per cent people are less likely than before to shop in physical retail stores, a new survey said on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
HK govt to extend social-distancing measures
Hong Kong, June 2 (IANS) The Hong Kong government is set to extend social-distancing rules restricting gatherings of people to no more than eight for another two weeks, after the emergence of a new cluster of COVID-19 cases, a source said on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Hong Kong,International
Coutinho interested in Premier League return, reveals agent
London, June 2 (IANS) Brazilian footballer Philippe Coutinho is interested in making a return to Premier League, according to his agent Kia Joorabchian.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Aligarh lock industry seeks Yogi help to restart
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), June 2 (IANS) The Aligarh lock industry has sought financial assistance from the Yogi Adityanath government to enable it to pay salaries to its workers.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
AP tally at 3200, no Covid death reported on Tuesday
Amaravati, June 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's single-day count of COVID-19 cases climbed by 82, the health officials said on Tuesday. The state nodal officer reported that 12,613 samples were tested during the 24 hours ending 9 a.m. on Tuesday as against 10,567 samples tested during the preceding testing cycle. The latest update saw the state's tally touch 3,200.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Grocery buying, medical bills guided lockdown spending: CRED data
New Delhi, June 2 (IANSlife) A rise in spending on digital subscriptions for services like OTT streaming platforms, online classes and e-newspaper subscriptions, and a sharp drop in dining-out and ordering food online, were among what marked spending patterns of affluent Indians during the pan-India lockdown, according to CRED.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Nani is hopeful about June
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) Telugu star Nani in a new post on social media seems hopeful about June.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Pogba joins big-name footballers in condemning Floyd's death
Manchester, June 2 (IANS) Manchester United playmaker Paul Pogba has voiced his anger and urged everyone to speak out on George Floyd's death that has caused a massive outrage in the United States.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
S.Korea church-lined COVID-19 cases on steady rise
Seoul, June 2 (IANS) South Korea's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic hit another snag on Tuesday as church-linked cluster infections in the Seoul metropolitan area continued to rise ahead of further school reopenings.
2020-06-02
Category: International, South Korea,International
How retailers are securing the trust of consumers
New Delhi, June 2 (IANSlife) After being shut for more than two months due to the pandemic and government mandated lockdown, the Indian retail sector is slowly resuming operations, imbibing new norms to ensure the hygiene and safety of its customers and staff.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
2 Jaish militants killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) Two Jaish e Mohammad terrorists were killed in an encounter at Awantipore Tral in South Kashmirs Pulwama district on Tuesday. Police said both slain militants were Kashmiris. There was no collateral damage. Arms and ammunition were recovered from the spot.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
HK's Lam accuses US of double standards over protests
Hong Kong, June 2 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday accused the US government of double standards when addressing the pro-democratic protests that occurred in the Asian city and the current protests against racism across American.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Google fellowship in journalism to support students of colour
San Francisco, June 2 (IANS) The Google News Initiative Student Fellowship initiative, aimed at developing and supporting students of colour who are interested in careers in journalism, has opened applications for a 10-12 weeks paid programme.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
COVID-19 break could add a year or two to my career, says Anderson
London, June 2 (IANS) Veteran England pacer James Anderson believes the enforced break in cricket due to COVID-19 pandemic could prolong his career by an year or two.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Eye tests mandatory for Bengal cricketers: CAB
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has made eye tests mandatory for Bengal cricketers, it said in a statement. There was a meeting between Bengal coaching unit and CAB administration.
2020-06-02
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Sony postpones its PS5 event amid protests in US
San Francisco, June 2 (IANS) Sony has postponed its PlayStation 5 event that was supposed to happen on June 4 as several US cities were witnessing protests over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Fans can relive India's best performances in T20Is with T20 Dhamaal
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Twenty20 cricket has revolutionised the game, delivering many intense clashes over the years, while subsequently taking batsmanship to another level. In the absence of live cricket matches due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Star Sports will now present viewers and fans with a chance to #ReLive some of Team Indias greatest victories in the shortest format of the game with its new show 'T20 Dhamaal.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Boycott, ban Chinese products in Goa: State BJP President
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) Chinese products should be boycotted and banned in Goa, state BJP chief Sadanand Shet Tanavade said on Tuesday, urging people to buy and endorse India-made products only to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Will initiate more reforms to get growth back: PM
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that more policy reforms will be implemented to speed-up growth and remove structural bottlenecks in the economy.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Rahul Gandhi writes to Kerala CM on online classes initiative
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Congress leader and MP from Wayanad in Kerala, Rahul Gandhi extended his support to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's initiative in starting the online classes for school students but expressed concern for the online accessibility of the tribal students. The online classes were launched by the Chief Minister on Monday in view of the ongoing lockdown.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
PM rating remains unaffected despite Covid, economic crisis
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The images of hapless migrant labourers walking long distances to get back to their native places may have given hope to the critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that at least now his popularity may wane. Or, the unprecedented economic crisis in the wake of the two-month lockdown might turned the masses against him. However, on the contrary, his nett national approval rating, according to an IANS-C Voter State of the Nation 2020 Survey, is at nearly 66 per cent.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Cong CMs, Cong+ CMs shine brighter than RaGa
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Chief Minister of Congress-ruled states and union territories, or even where they are in alliance as in Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra or Rajasthan, appear more popular than Rahul Gandhi.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Samsung launches affordable Galaxy M11, M01 smartphones in India
Gurugram, June 2 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday launched two new smartphones, Galaxy M11 and Galaxy M01, with powerful batteries under Rs 15,000 in India.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Haryana,Technology
Nearly 66% Indian give thumbs up to Modi, Odisha highest, TN least
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A nett 65.69 per cent Indian are satisfied with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, says IANS-C Voter State of the Nation 2020 Survey. At a time when the pandemic has plunged approval ratings of many world leaders, 58.36 per cent Indians across all states and union territories maintain they are "very satisfied" with the performance of Modi.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
B'desh restricts presence of govt employees in offices
Dhaka, June 2 (IANS) Bangladesh has prohibited the presence of more than 25 per cent of employees in government offices as part of an anti-coronavirus measure, it was reported.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Besides Corona, Maha braces to confront Cyclone 'Nisarga'
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has implemented stringent measures along the coastal Konkan region along with Mumbai to combat the approaching super cyclone 'Nisarga', expected to make landfall late on Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Barring Goa, Haryana, Kerala, feel good factor for central government
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Amid four consecutive lockdowns when unprecedented migrant crisis was witnessed in the country, the popularity and performance of the central government remained intact across the nation, barring few states as people were satisfied with the work and performance of the Union Government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
PM with 66% approval better than CMs of NDA-ruled states
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India has emerged as the 7th worst coronavirus-hit country, leaving behind France and Germany, yet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is spearheading India's fight against the pandemic, is popular than his Chief Ministers.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Two-metre distance more effective in reducing Covid-19 risk: Lancet
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) Keeping at least two-metre distance from other people is significantly more effective at reducing the transmission of Covid-19 than one metre, according to a new study, published in 'The Lancet' journal.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
COVID-19: Warner shares quirky social distancing message
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Australia cricketer David Warner once again put on his dancing shoes and shared a video with his followers on social media, but this time, for a cause.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Barring 3 states, Modi has high ratings compared to Rahul
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Excluding three states in the country, the popularity of the Prime Minister is soaring high despite the coronovirus pandemic and nationwide lockdown. The highest endorsement rate of the Prime Minister is in Himachal Pradesh with 95.1 per cent people endorsing Modi as Prime Minister.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Amid Covid crisis, PM's rating higher than UPA CMs with RaGa in negative
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Congress has been vocal in criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the overall handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and the administrative response on the migrant workers' crisis during the lockdown, yet the PM scores higher on satisfaction ratings of the CMs' of UPA-ruled states, and also CMs' on non-NDA/non-UPA-ruled states.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Believe it or not, Rahul Gandhi's national approval is 0.58%
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modis nett national approval rating is at nearly 66 per cent, believe it or not, face of prime opposition Congress' Rahul Gandhis rating is at a dismal 0.58 per cent.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Japan's iconic Imperial Palace gardens reopen
Tokyo, June 2 (IANS) Japan's iconic Imperial Palace gardens in the capital Tokyo partially reopened to tourists on Tuesday after a two-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Non-BJP CMs take the cake of approval
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Right at the top is Odisha Chief Minister Biju Patnaik, who is well into his fourth term. He enjoys a net approval rating of 82.96. Followed by Bhupesh Baghel and Jagan Mohan Reddy. Right at the bottom are BJP chief ministers Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana (4.47) and Trivendra Singh Rawat of Uttarakhand (17.72).
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Moody's India rating a step above junk, worst to come: Rahul
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A day after global credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Services downgraded India's sovereign ratings as it sees challenges piled up on the country's policy making institutions to mitigate the risks of a sustained period of relatively low growth, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said the worst is yet to come as the government has not supported the poor and the MSME sector.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Indonesia's inflation slips to lowest in 20 years
Jakarta, June 2 (IANS) Indonesia's consumer price index slipped to the lowest level in 20 years in May as restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic led to depressed demands, official figures revealed on Tuesday.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
NTPC to appoint professional CEO for distribution biz
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) NTPC, the country's largest electricity generator, has started scouting for a professional CEO to oversee its power distribution business where the company plans a big foray.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
The way Dhoni prepared for this year's IPL was different: Raina
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Out of favour batsman Suresh Raina has revealed that unlike previous editions, former India captain MS Dhoni was preparing in a different way for this year's edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which currently stands indefinitely postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
7mn Afghan kids affected by COVID-19 pandemic
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic has left more than 7 million children in Afghanistan prone to poverty, barring them from their basic rights in a country where half the population is under 15 years of age, a rights group said.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
HP Inc to launch affordable 'Always Connected' PCs in India this month
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) PC and printer major HP Inc is gearing up to launch affordable Always Connected PCs, which currently come with a price tag of Rs 1 lakh and above, for the mid-segment mainstream users this month.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
We will get our growth back: Modi to India Inc
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Showing confidence in the Indian economy and the recent measures announced by the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India will be back on its growth track soon, post the severe jolt due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Climate change making cyclones fierce, frequent too, find researchers
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) As Cyclone 'Nisarga' is going to wreak havoc in India and that too within a fortnight amid the pandemic scare, climate experts blame unplanned urban development and destruction of mangroves contribute to the climate change, making cyclones more intense with stronger sustained winds and frequent too.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ghani, Pompeo discuss peace efforts
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani spoke with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo via video conference and discussed the Afghan peace process, a government official said.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Kashmir's frontline corona warrior tests positive
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) A senior doctor leading the war against COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir tested positive on Tuesday, sending the medical fraternity into a tizzy in Kashmir.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Khalilzad 'optimistic' about start of intra-Afghan talks
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) The US peace envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said he was "optimistic" about the start of the intra-Afghan negotiations between the Taliban and the abul government.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Sammy urges ICC, cricketers to speak out on Floyd's death
Barbados, June 2 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has urged the cricket community to speak out on George Floyd's death that has caused a massive outrage in the United States.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Barbados,Sports,Cricket
Fresh row breaks out between Centre and Kerala over diaspora
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) The ongoing tiff between the lone Keralaite in the Union Cabinet -- V. Muraleedharan and the Kerala government on Tuesday took a turn for the worse when the former accused the latter of wanting to delay the return of the state diaspora from the Middle East.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Politics
Philippines to resume limited domestic flights
Manila, June 2 (IANS) Major airline companies in the Philippines have announced a plan to resume limited domestic flights starting from Wednesday following the government's move to ease COVID-19 restrictions.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
'Remove China Apps' crosses 5 million downloads on Google Play Store
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) An app which aims to help smartphone users identify applications of Chinese origin has crossed five million downloads from Google Play Store in just about 15 days since its launch.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Restaurants reopen in Istanbul amid easing restrictions
Istanbul, June 2 (IANS) Restaurants and cafes have reopened in Turkey's biggest city of Istanbul as the government was relaxing COVID-19 restrictions in the country.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Telangana celebrates sixth formation day under shadow of COVID-19
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) India's youngest state Telangana on Tuesday celebrated sixth formation day under the shadow of coronavirus.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Twitter, Reddit challenge demand for US visa seekers' social media info
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Twitter, Reddit and Internet Association (a trade association that represents tech giants including Facebook and Google) have joined the fight against the US governments move asking visa applicants to provide details about their social media handles.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Technology
India inches closer to 2L-mark, with over 8K csaes for 3rd day
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India witnessed 8,171 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours. With this, the total case count mounted to 1,98,706 on Tuesday. At least 204 new fatalities were also recorded in 24 hours, taking the toll to 5,598.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Shami helping poor by distributing masks, food packets in UP amid COVID-19 crisis
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) As India continues with its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, people from all walks of life have come to support those in need amid times of distress.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Unable to attend online class, Kerala girl commits 'suicide'
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Unable to bear the sadness of not being able to attend the online class which began on Monday, a Class X girl student took her life by setting herself ablaze, according to her parents.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Eisha Chopra: It's funny acting in a horror show
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Actress Eisha Chopra, who played the female protagonist in the horror-comedy web series "Official Bhootiyagiri", says that she is scared of ghosts but acting in a horror show was fun.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Abhishek Banerjee: Don't want to befriend the negative characters I play
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Banerjee has been overwhelming the audience with his sinister acts for a while now. This year, in particular, has been all the more noteworthy thanks to his performances in the recent OTT shows "Paatal Lok" and "Kaali 2". Abhishek says that though he has been essaying some very toxic characters on screen, he does not carry any sort of hangover off the set, for the sake of sanity.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Nepal faces shortage of vital medical supplies
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) Nepal's Department of Health Services said it does not have a single ventilator in store for hospitals amid a rapid surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Himalayan nation.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Doubling farm income by 2022 is another 'jumla': Ahmed Patel
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) After the government has announced new Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for Kharif crops, Congress on Tuesday said that all hopes of farmers were dashed as they have been facing unprecedented crisis due to the lockdown, locust attack and cyclone.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Washington records fresh COVID-19 cases amid protests
Washington, June 2 (IANS) The District of Columbia, where Washington is situated, announced a fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the figures to 8,857, amid the protests that have continued in the city for last few days, leading to delays in the second phase of reopening.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,International
US cities under curfew as Trump threatens military action (2nd Ld)
New York, June 2 (IANS) As the anti-police brutality protests exploded into orgies of anarchy and crime coast-to-coast, US President Donald Trump has threatened to deploy the military if local officials did not act decisively against the looting and arson.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Floyd Mayweather offers to pay for George Floyd's funerals
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Boxing great Floyd Mayweather has offered to cover the funeral cost of George Floyd, the African-American man who died in police custody in the United States which has led to nationwide protests.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Spoke with Trump about entry into expanded G7: Bolsonaro
Brasilia, June 2 (IANS) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said that he spoke with his US counterpart Donald Trump about the South American nation's possible entry into an expanded G7 group being proposed by Washington.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Brazil,Politics
Apple releases new iOS update with fixes for new jailbreak bug
San Francisco, June 2 (IANS) Apple has released iOS 13.5.1 update with an important change that patches the vulnerability used by the Unc0ver jailbreak tool which was released last week and allegedly works on all recent versions of iOS, including iOS 13.5.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Trump vows to mobilize military to quell US protests (Ld)
Washington, June 2 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has vowed to deploy "thousands and thousands of heavily armed soldiers" to stop the unrest in the capital and other cities if local administrations refuse to take the action against demonstrators who were protesting over the death of African-American man, George Floyd.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cyclone 'Nisarga': Storm activity intensifies in Arabian Sea
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A week after a raging cyclone wreaked havoc in West Bengal, the country is now bracing to face another cyclone which is headed towards the coastline of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Syria records lowest civilian deaths since beginning of war
Damascus, June 2 (IANS) At least 71 civilians were killed in Syria in May, a record low since the civil war broke out in the country nine years ago, a war monitor reported.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Extremely grateful to be nominated for Arjuna Award: Deepti Sharma
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Ace India women all-rounder Deepti Sharma has said that she is "extremely grateful" for being nominated for the prestigious Arjuna Award by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
China threatens to retaliate against US over Hong Kong
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) China has threatened to retaliate against the UnS after President Donald Trump said he will no longer extend trading privileges to Hong Kong over Beijing's bid to exercise tighter control over the former British colony.
2020-06-02
Category: International, China,Politics
Italy's Colosseum reopens to public
Rome, June 2 (IANS) The Colosseum in Rome reopened its doors to the public along with Italy's other cultural sites in a step towards post-coronavirus normality after almost three months of closures.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Allahabad HC orders release of Jamaatis who completed quarantine
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has ordered the Yogi Adityanath government to immediately release the members of the Tablighi Jamaat and others who have completed their period of quarantine.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Los Angeles County extends curfew amid unrest
Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS) Authorities have extended the curfew in Los Angeles County after it witnessed another day of protests over the death of African-American man George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Apple could achieve $2 trillion market cap in 4 years: Report
San Francisco, June 2 (IANS) Riding on its growing services and wearables business, Apple may become the first company ever to touch the $2-trillion valuation mark in next four years, a top analyst has forecast.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Sensex gains 300 points; banking, finance stocks rise
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices gained on Tuesday morning with the BSE Sensex rising over 300 points.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
COVID-19 fallout to cost US economy $7.9tn over next decade
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic will cost the US economy $7.9 trillion over the next decade, according to new projections released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Man tied to tree, set ablaze in UP over affair
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), June 2 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a young man was tied to a tree and set afire by the family of a woman with whom he was allegedly having an affair in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh late on Monday night.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Railway Police HQ in Lucknow sealed after driver tests positive
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) The entire floor of the railway police headquarters in the Signature building in Lucknow has been sealed for 48 hours after the driver of the staff officer of the Additional Director General (ADG) Railways, tested positive for corona.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
6.1-inch iPhone 12 production to kick off in July: Report
San Francisco, June 2 (IANS) Apple is planning to start mass production of its upcoming 6.1-inch iPhone 12 models in July ahead of the rest of the flagship iPhone lineup this year.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Google unveils new Android tools to help you get restful sleep
San Francisco, June 2 (IANS) As the global health crisis affected normal sleep patterns for millions in the past couple of months, Google has unveiled new bedtime tools for Android users to help them get more restful sleep.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
S&S to release 'The Story of Covid-19' the greatest public health threat of our time
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) From award-winning science journalist Dr. Michael Mosley, comes "Covid-19: What you need to know about the CORONAVIRUS and the race for the vaccine" that traces the greatest public health threat of our time as it charts the trajectory of the virus from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Autopsies indicate George Floyd's death as homicide
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Two separate autopsies of George Floyd, the African-American man who died in police custody on May 25 in Minneapolis, have indicated that his death was a homicide, although they differed in details.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Agra mayor leads chorus to demand reopening of Taj Mahal
Agra, June 2 (IANS) Even as the Covid-19 graph continued to soar with eight new cases and one more death, Agra mayor Navin Jain demanded reopening of the Taj Mahal and other historical monuments in the city.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
COVID-19: County players agree extended pay cut for June & July
London, June 2 (IANS) The Professional Cricketers' Association have agreed to extend the reduction in remuneration for county players until the end of July amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) last week announced that no domestic cricket activties will take place in the country till August 1.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Woman steals baby, gets caught after distributing cake
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) After the doctors informed Seema Shukla that she would not be able to conceive a child, the woman stole a newborn from the Queen Mary's Hospital here and has now landed in jail with her husband.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smriti Irani slams Cong for missing poster campaign
Amethi, June 2 (IANS) Union minister Smriti Irani, in a series of tweets, has slammed the Congress for questioning her 'absence' from her constituency Amethi.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Parents who abandoned dead baby, traced and quarantined
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), June 2 (IANS) The parents of a nine-month-old baby boy, who was abandoned at AIIMS Delhi when he was found to be Corona positive after his death, have been traced to Rampur and quarantined.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Online therapy provider Talkspace ends deal with Facebook
San Francisco, June 2 (IANS) Online therapy provider Talkspace has announced to end its partnership discussions with Facebook over its inability to remove or moderate a controversial post from US President Donald Trump.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Putin approves July 1 for constitutional amendments vote
Moscow, June 2 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin approved July 1 as the date for the constitutional amendments vote, it was reported.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Kerr & Dodd receive 1st NZC contract offers; Priest misses out
Wellington, June 2 (IANS) Right-arm bowler Jess Kerr and wicketkeeper-batswoman Natalie Dodd have for the first time find place in the list of centrally contracted New Zealand women players for the period 2020-21.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Curfew imposed in NYC to curb violent protests (Ld)
New York, June 2 (IANS) A curfew has been imposed in New York City in an effort to curb violent protests over the death of African-American man George Floyd, according to a joint statement by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Werner on target as Leipzig beat Cologne in Bundesliga
Berlin, June 2 (IANS) Timo Werner scored his 25th Bundesliga goal of the season as RB Leipzig reclaimed third place with a come-from-behind 4-2 win over Cologne in the final game of the 29th round of the season.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Gaza mosques to reopen after 3-month closure
Gaza, June 2 (IANS) Hamas authorities announcedthat all mosques in the Gaza Strip will reopen on Wednesday after a three-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics,Religion
Fresh curfew in Washington D.C. over violent protests
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced a new curfew as protests over the death of the African-American man George Floyd turned violent not only in the US capital, but also cross the nation.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Argentinian midfielder Rubens Sambueza leaves Pachuca
Mexico City, June 2 (IANS) Veteran Argentinian midfielder Rubens Sambueza has parted ways with Mexican side Pachuca amid reports linking him with a return to America.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,Football
Israel approves $85.8 mn to aid tourism
Jerusalem, June 2 (IANS) The Israeli tourism industry will receive a government aid of 300 million new shekels ($85.8 million) to deal with the coronavirus crisis, the Ministries of Finance and Tourism said.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Israel,Politics
British Basketball League cancels remainder of 2019-2020 season
London, June 2 (IANS) The British Basketball League has announced that the 2019-20 season has been formally cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has wreaked havoc across the world.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Over 200 arrested during protests in Arizona
Phoenix, June 2 (IANS) More than 200 people were arrested during the fourth consecutive night of protests in Phoenix over the death of the unarmed African-American man George Floyd, police in the capital city of Arizona state said.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shama Sikander on battling bipolar disorder, depression
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Shama Sikander has been very vocal about her battle with bipolar disorder and depression. Years after emerging victorious against her struggles, the actress describes the illness as a "pandemic". She says that she doesn't have words to describe how painful it was for her every moment over those five years, when she often felt she would die.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Lufthansa's supervisory board accepts state aid package
Berlin, June 2 (IANS) German flag carrier Lufthansa's Supervisory Board said that it has voted to accept the government's 9 billion euro ($10 billion) stabilization package.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Germany,Politics
People should learn living with COVID-19: Imran
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that people should learn living with COVID-19 by taking precautionary measures to avoid contracting it till its vaccine is made.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Islamabad to impose fine for not wearing masks
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The Islamabad district administration has announced to impose a fine of up to 3,000 PKR ($18) for not wearing face masks at public places, in a bid to control the spread of COVID-19, the Pakistani capital's Deputy Commissioner (DC) said.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Population density challenge for India easing COVID-19 restrictions: Swaminathan
United Nations, June 2 (IANS) As India begins easing the COVID-19 lockdown, its challenge is population density, but there is optimism because are good models within the country to deal with it, according to Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,National
Yogi's dream ODOP project takes wings
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Vocal for Local, one district one product (ODOP) are the dream projects of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and steps are being taken to accelerate the projects. The Common Facility Centre (CFC) will play an important role in this.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Global COVID-19 cases top 6.2 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, June 2 (IANS) The total number of global coronavirus has increased to over 6.2 million, while the death toll has topped 375,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,International
Arshad Warsi: I try my best not to 'act'
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi has impressed audiences and critics alike with varied characters in films like the "Munna Bhai" series, the "Ishqiya" films, the "Golmaal" series, "Dhamaal", "Jolly LLB" and "Seher", and the web series "Asur". The actor says he tries his best not to 'act' in any of his projects.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
US COVID-19 cases top 1.8 mln: Johns Hopkins
New York, June 2 (IANS) The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 1.8 million, reaching 1,808,291 as of 6.33 p.m. (2233 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Trump deploys 'heavily armed soldiers'
Washington, June 2 (IANS) While speaking from the Rose Garden US President Donald Trump said, what happened last night in Washington DC was a "disgrace" and warned that the curfew tonight will "strictly enforced".
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
No new deaths from coronavirus registered in Spain
Madrid, June 2 (IANS) Spain didn't register a single death from the coronavirus on Sunday, and the toll remained at 27,127, according to the data published by the country's health authorities.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Spain,National,Health/Medicine
UN chief wants peaceful demonstrations in US
United Nations, June 2 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wants to see peaceful protests in the United States over the death of George Floyd, and calls for restraint from the authorities in responding to demonstrators, said his spokesman.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bhumi Pednekar: Climate change still not considered a real issue
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar says climate change, as a concept, is still not considered a real issue.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Madhuri Dixit: Candles shining brightest now are frontline workers
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit's latest single "Candle" has received over seven million views online. Dedicating the song to frontline workers, she says they are the ones who are shining brightest in these dark times.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
'Doing nothing is unacceptable': Facebook employees lash out against Zuckerberg
New York, June 2 (IANS) As angry protests against police brutality rage across America, sparking racial unrest eerily similar to the 1960s, Facebook employees funnelled into Twitter their rage against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's version of free speech and staged a 'virtual' walk-out for the first time in the company's history, on Monday.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,National
Several of my team have caught COVID-19: US docu-filmmaker Deia Schlosberg
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) American documentary filmmaker and producer Deia Schlosberg is devastated by the unequal way in which different communities are getting affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and revealed that several of the core team members of her "current project are down with a bad case of COVID-19".
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Amrin Qureshi didn't get her debut film 'Bad Boy' on a platter
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Amrin Qureshi is geared up for her big Bollywood debut opposite Mithun Chakraborty's son Namashi in Rajkumar Santoshi's upcoming rom-com "Bad Boy". Her father Sajid Qureshi is the producer of the film, but Amrin insists her debut project was not handed to her on a platter.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
WHO warns of disturbing rates of antimicrobial resistance during COVID-19 pandemic
Geneva, June 2 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that the world is "losing its ability" to use critically important antimicrobial medicines.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
US stocks rise as investors eye economy reopening
New York, June 2 (IANS) US stocks reversed their earlier losses to finish with modest gains, as investors weighed the possibility of normalizing economic activities.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
'Wajid Bhai treated me like a son': Lyricist and cousin Danish Sabri remembers
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Lyricist Danish Sabri is devastated by musician-singer Wajid Khan's sudden demise. Sabri was a cousin of Wajid and he had also penned lyrics for many Sajid-Wajid hits in films such as the "Dabangg" franchise, "Main Tera Hero", "Tevar", and "Dolly Ki Doli" among others.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Trudeau announces infra fund to help cities cover COVID-19 costs
Ottawa, June 2 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his government will offer cities an advanced transfer of 2.2 billion Canadian dollars (about US $1.6 billion) in infrastructure money to help cover COVID-19-caused budget shortfalls.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Canada,Politics
NYC mayor considers potential curfew to curb violent protests
New York, June 2 (IANS) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he was planning to discuss with other officials about a potential curfew, after several nights of chaos emerged in protests over the death of Minnesota black man George Floyd.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Italy records lowest new COVID-19 cases since Feb 27
Rome, June 2 (IANS) Italy recorded 178 fresh cases of infection from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the lowest such figure since February 27, the Civil Protection Department said.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Italy,National,Health/Medicine
WHO says it hopes to continue collaboration with US
Geneva, June 2 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that his organisation hopes to continue cooperation with the United States.
2020-06-02
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
65 new health centres for Bengaluru civic body wards
Bengaluru, June 2 (IANS) As many as 65 new primary health centres (PHCs) will be started in the city civic body, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), wards without such health facilities, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister said on Monday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Putin, Trump discuss G7 summit, oil markets over phone
Moscow, June 2 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin had a phone conversation with his US counterpart Donald Trump at the initiative of the US side, discussing issues related to the Group of Seven (G7) Summit and oil markets, the Kremlin said.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Domestic returnees fuel rise in K'taka COVID cases
Bengaluru, June 2 (IANS) Returnees from domestic travel formed a major share of the 187 COVID cases registered in Karnataka on Monday, raising the state's tally to 3,408, an official said on Monday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
MP sheds caution as 'Unlock 1.0' starts
Bhopal, June 2 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's march into 'Unlock 1.0' on Monday was expected to be marked by cautious optimism but the state which is placed sixth among the nation's worst corona-affected states threw caution to the winds.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
No community transmission in Goa; 29 active Covid-19 cases: Official (Ld)
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) Hours after Health Minister Vishwajit Rane 'confirmed the first instance of community transmission in Goa, claiming an entire family and its doctor had tested positive for Covid-10, state Health Secretary Nila Mohanan denied the presence of community transmission of the virus in Goa.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Railway develops new technique to make PPEs with higher reliability
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Indian Railways, which started the manufacturing of personal protection equipments (PPE) at its various production units, has developed a process of stitching with hot air seam sealing tape for higher reliability.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
WeTransfer not banned yet, working fine in India
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Despite reports claiming that the Indian government has banned popular file sharing platform WeTransfer in the country, the app which helps sends heavy files up to 2GB for free was working fine on Monday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Revised definition will give MSMEs confidence to grow: CITI Chairman
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The revised definition will give micro, small and medium Enterprises (MSMEs) confidence to grow and will promote their expansion, Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) Chairman T. Rajkumary said on Monday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
B'luru slowly returning to normal amid phased Unlock 1.0
Bengaluru, June 2 (IANS) After completing more than two months of lockdown, the city is slowly returning to normal with a good number of businesses offering services on the first day of Unlock 1.0 or phased relaxation of lockdown norms on Monday.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Gujarat's Covid-19 case total crosses 17K, death toll 1,063
Gandhinagar, June 1 (IANS) The total number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat climbed over the 17,000 mark, with 423 fresh cases reported on Monday taking the total to 17,217, while 25 more succumbed, taking the death toll to 1,063.
2020-06-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Social Stock Exchange to be created where NGOs can list
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Non-profit organisations can directly list on Social Stock Exchange (SSE) through issuance of bonds, according to a report by a SEBI expert group.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Auto sector's domestic sales still at historic lows, exports down
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The sales of India's Covid-19-battered automobile companies in May remained at historic low levels, as factories came back to life and dealerships opened up, but customers stayed away.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Special drive to provide KCCs to 1.5 cr dairy farmers launched
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The government has launched a two month special drive, in mission mode, for providing Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) to 1.5 crore dairy farmers belonging to milk unions and milk producing companies, an official statement said on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
24 RS seats to go to polls on June 19 (Ld)
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) After the Election Commission decided to hold the pending Rajya Sabha polls, which were deferred in March to June 19, the poll panel announced on Monday that it will also hold Rajya Sabha polls for six additional seats whose members will be retiring either in June or July, taking the total number of seats to 24. The results will be declared the same day.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Young state Telangana torchbearer of development: Industry leaders
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) Telangana has become the torchbearer of development in the country, said the industry leaders and representatives from industry bodies on the eve of the state formation day.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Three more medicos at Hyderabad's OMC test positive
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) Authorities have decided to conduct Covid-19 test on all 280 post-graduate medicos of the Osmania Medical College (OMC) in Hyderabad after three more medicos tested positive on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
J&K exempts defence forces from RTPCR testing, administrative quarantine
Srinagar, June 1 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has exempted defence and central armed forces returning to their duties from compulsory RTPCR testing and administrative quarantine, a government order said on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
FB workers stage virtual walkout over no action on Trump tweet
San Francisco, June 1 (IANS) Several Facebook employees on Monday staged a "virtual walkout" in protest at the social networking giant's policies regarding a recent controversial post by President Donald Trump on its platform.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Music symbolises collective strength during crisis: PM Modi
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Stressing that in trying times, music has always symbolised the collective strength of the people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that when the world is fighting an invisible enemy like the Covid-19 pandemic, writers, singers and musicians are playing their part to infuse confidence among the people.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Moody's downgrades India's sovereign rating
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Global credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Services on Monday downgraded India's sovereign ratings as it sees challenges piled up on the country's policymaking institutions to mitigate the risks of a sustained period of relatively low growth.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC in J&K's Poonch district
Jammu, June 1 (IANS) On a day the Indian Army killed three terrorists while foiling an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in J&K's Poonch district on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Five die in Andhra after consuming surgical spirit
Visakhapatnam, June 1 (IANS) Five people died after they consumed surgical spirit for intoxication at a party in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NDMC increases park timings; open gym, yoga not allowed
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) About 10 days after opening up its parks and gardens, the New Delhi Municipal Council on Monday extended the timing of these for walking, jogging and running only while it continues to bar open gymS and yoga in the parks.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Dust control rules soon to improve air quality: Javadekar
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that his ministry was coming up with the rules for implementation of construction and demolition waste control so as to control dust, a major source of pollution in cities.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
RIL rights issue oversubscribed 1.1 times with two days to go
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The RIL rights issue has got oversubscribed 1.1 times with two more days to go.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi DMs asked to identify additional land for cremation, burial
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The various District Magistrates in the national capital on Monday were asked to identify lands for cremation or burial grounds, which are reasonably away from the residential areas.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Maha Covid-19 cases cross 70K with 76 more deaths (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases shot above the 70,000-mark in Maharashtra on Monday even as the state notched a fresh death toll of 76, down by 40 from the highest 116 deaths recorded on May 29, health officials said.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Too busy, no time for dissidence, says Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, June 1 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday downplayed reports of dissidence in the ruling party, saying he was "too busy with work".
2020-06-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Liquor shops in Delhi to operate daily till 8 p.m.
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) All government and private liquor shops, which were allowed to operate so far in Delhi, will be allowed to open all days a week, except dry days, between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m., the Excise Department said on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
25 new containment zones formed in Delhi, total now 147
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The total number of the containment zones in the national capital jumped to 147 on Monday with 25 new formed in the last 48 hours, the Delhi government said.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
1,162 more Covid-19 cases, 11 more deaths reported in TN
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) As many as 1,162 persons tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, the State Health Department said on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
'Cyclone Nisarga': Shah holds meet with Guj, Maha CMs
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday held a meeting, via video conference, with Gujrat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Administrator Praful Patel over cyclone Nisarga. He assured all Central help in view of the impending cyclone and asked the states to chalk out in details the requirements and resources needed to deal with the situation.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Finally, Odisha govt decides to purchase PPE kits
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Finally, the Odisha government has agreed to accept the PPE kits of various suppliers to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Tata Power takes over management of CESU in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Tata Power on Monday announced that it has taken over the management of Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU) of Odisha.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Centre launches finance scheme for street vendors
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Monday launched a special micro-credit facility plan to provide affordable loans of up to Rs 10,000 to street vendors across the country.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Surge in Covid cases continues in Telangana, six more succumb
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) Six more people died of Covid-19 in Telangana while the surge in new positive cases continued on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Apparel exporter body seeks early CEPA pact with Australia
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking an early conclusion of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with Australia.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Repayment date for short term agri loans extended to Aug 31
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Extending relief to the farmers amid the difficult time of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Union Cabinet on Monday approved the extension of repayment date for short term loans for agriculture and allied activities by banks which have become due or will become due between March 1, 2020 and August 31, 2020.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Lapse in delisting items from CAPF canteens, action initiated
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Centre's initiative to begin sale of only "Swadeshi" items in CAPF canteens from Monday faced hurdle with the leak of a list of delisted imported products "erroneously" issued by the Kendriya Police Kalyan Bhandar (KPKB).
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
V-Guard's Q4 consolidated net profit nearly halves
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Electrical appliances major V-Guard on Monday reported a 47.49 per cent drop in its consolidated net profit for the January-March quarter of financial year 2019-20 at Rs 32.23 crore.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
GoAir, IndiGo get more time to change faulty P&W engines
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended the deadline for low-cost airlines IndiGo and GoAir to replace faulty Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines on their Airbus 320neo aircraft.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dish TV says not in default, asks Yes Bank to get I&B Min nod for shares transfer
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A tussle is brewing with claims and counter-claims flying as Dish TV has rejected Yes Bank's claim on acquiring its shares and said that any such acquisition without prior approval of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will not be in compliance with the DTH guidelines issued by the government.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fourth death in Gurugram due to COVID-19; 129 fresh cases
Gurugram, June 1 (IANS) Gurugram registered its fourth death due to COVID-19 on Monday as a 68-year-old patient succumbed to the infection.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
OIL contacts global experts to control gas blowout in Assam well
Guwahati, June 1 (IANS) The state-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) has contacted global experts to control the blowout in the gas well in eastern Assam's Tinsukia district, an official release said on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Assam,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
(RELEASE 9am) Shama Sikander on battling bipolar disorder, depression
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Shama Sikander has been very vocal about her battle with bipolar disorder and depression. Years after emerging victorious against her struggles, the actress describes the illness as a "pandemic". She says that she doesn't have words to describe how painful it was for her every moment over those five years, when she often felt she would die.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Bharat Biotech: Vaccine development moving positively, next 1 month crucial
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The development of a vaccine for Covid-19 is moving in a positive direction and the next one month will be very crucial, said Krishna Mohan Ella, Chief Executive Officer at Bharat Biotech.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Messi motivates you in every aspect of the game: Alba
Madrid, June 1 (IANS) FC Barcelona left back Jordi Alba is optimistic that he and his teammates will be in perfect physical condition to play the remaining 11 rounds of matches in the Spanish LaLiga when the competition returns to action after a lay-off of over three months due to the coronavirus pandemic on June 11.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Delhi has 6,670 Covid beds, around 4k vacant: Govt
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Delhi government has arranged for 6,670 Covid beds across the city with only 2,692 occupied as of Monday morning, as per the data provided by the government in its 'Delhi corona' mobile app.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Assam flood situation improves, 9 dead
Guwahati, June 1 (IANS) Even as the flood situation largely improved in Assam, at least nine people have died since last week in the current wave of pre-monsoon floods, officials said on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Hope I can take Anderson's place in Test team when he retires: Robinson
London, June 1 (IANS) Rising England pacer Ollie Robinson has said he hopes to take over from "role model" James Anderson when the ace fast bowler calls it a day from Test cricket.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Elections to 18 RS seats on June 19
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha biennial polls, which were deferred in March, will now be held on June 19. The results will be declared the same day.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
First case of community transmission reported in Goa: Health Minister
Panaji, June 1 (IANS) Goa reported its first instance of community transmission on Monday, with five persons from a family based in South Goa's Vasco town, including two minor boys and a pregnant woman, as well as the family's physician testing positive for Covid-19.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Racism is not only in football, it's in cricket too: Gayle
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Star West Indies opener Chris Gayle on Monday said racism is not there only in football but in cricket also, stressing on the fact that black lives matter, in the wake of George Floyd's death which has caused massive outrage across the United States.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bihar polls: To thwart RJD & capitalise on Hanuman, BJP picks next 'Tuesday'
New Delhi/Patna, June 1 (IANS) When the Prime Minister said Indians need to learn to live with the coronavirus, BJP took it to heart. Now, notwithstanding the lockdown 5.0, the ruling BJP will sound its Bihar poll bugle next Tuesday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Post Malone needed social media break for mental health
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Rapper Post Malone took a step back from social media for the sake of his mental health.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
86% workers globally demand new skills training from employers: Survey
Bengaluru, June 1 (IANS) About 86 per cent of office workers around the world wish their employer offered opportunities to acquire new skills, said a survey on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Jyotica Tangri look forward to release of 'O meri jaan'
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Singer Jyotica Tangri, known for Bollywood hits like "Khadke glassy", "Gallan kardi" and "Pallo latke", has collaborated with musical artiste Da Banotra for her upcoming single "O meri jaan".
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Bharat Biotech: Covid-19 vaccine development moving positively, next one month crucial
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Covid-19 vaccine development is moving in a positive direction, next one month is very crucial, said Dr. Krishna Mohan Ella, Chief Executive Officer of Bharat Biotech. The company has formed a collaborative framework with the University of Wisconsin, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Thomas Jefferson University of Philadelphia to develop a vaccine for Covid-19.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
TV star Mohena Kumari, family test COVID-19 positive
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actress Mohena Kumari, who is best known for her role in the TV show "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai", has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Reform, liquidity measures for MSMEs get Cabinet nod (Ld)
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Monday gave a green signal to the reform and liquidity measures announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman under the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat economic package last month.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Unlock 1.0: Status quo for DTC, restaurants in Delhi
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) As the Delhi government on Monday issued guidelines for 'Unlock 1.0', it maintained status quo for restaurants, permitted to operate kitchens for home delivery and takeaway of food items, and DTC with not more than 20 passengers at a time.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Farah dolls up daughters Anya, Diva to recreate paintings
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan Kunder dressed up her daughters Diva and Anya to recreate classic paintings for a school assignment.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Wajid Khan demise: B'wood condolences continue pouring in
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Condolence messages have continued pouring in for Wajid Khan of the composer duo Sajid-Wajid, who passed away in the early hours of Monday, all through the day.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Did 'Anonymous' hacker group attack Minneapolis police website?
San Francisco, June 1 (IANS) After hacker group Anonymous issued a threat of retribution for the death of George Floyd allegedly due to police brutality, the website of Minneapolis Police Department showed signs that it faced a cyber attack.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BRO seeks special trains to transport workers from Jharkhand
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Border Road Organisation (BRO) has sought the railways' permission to operate special trains from Jharkhand to bring labourers for construction of major projects in Leh, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, J&K and Uttarakhand, bordering China.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
LaLiga to pay tribute to heroes of COVID-19 during every match
Madrid, June 1 (IANS) Spanish LaLiga game post the restart will have applause in the 20th minute of every game as a way of paying tribute to the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Javier Tebas has said.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Major reshuffle in Bengal BJP unit
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) In a major reshuffle on Monday, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made some organisational changes in the party's state unit. The changes came ahead of the high-voltage state assembly elections scheduled in 2021.
2020-06-01
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
SRK on helping Muzaffarpur stn child: 'Know how it feels' to lose parent
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's Meer Foundation has offered help and financial support to the child, who was seen pulling the shroud from the dead body of her mother at Bihar's Muzaffarpur railway station, in a viral video. The superstar says he knows how it feels to lose a parent.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Uday Kotak to sell 2.83% equity to reduce stake as per RBI requirement
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Uday Kotak is selling 2.83 per cent equity stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank, through a block deal, for around $900 million to meet the criteria
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Esha Gupta's sizzling comeback on Instagram
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Days after deleting all her previous Instagram posts, actress Esha Gupta has returned to the photo sharing website in a sultry avatar.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Moody's downgrades India's sovereign rating
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Moody's Investors Services on Monday downgraded India's sovereign ratings as it assessed that the country's policymaking institutions will be challenged to mitigate the risks of a sustained period of relatively low growth.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab CM hails reduction in power tariff
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, here on Monday, welcomed the Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission's (PSERC) decision to reduce the domestic tariff despite dip in revenue due to the Covid-19 lockdown.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
B'desh asking for emergency support from IMF, ADB, WB & AIB to overcome Covid effect
Dhaka, June 1 (IANS) The Covid-19 crisis is having a devastating effect on all social, political and economic sectors of Bangladesh, said politicians and eminent economists of Bangladesh. They told IANS that the Bangladesh government has already taken emergency steps, which will help overcome the crisis.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Covid toll in Delhi crosses 500-mark, cases jump over above 20k
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The coronavirus cases in the national capital crossed the 20,000-mark on Monday with 990 new cases reported in a day while the death tally has reached 523 with 50 new deaths reported, the Delhi Health Department said.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
6 Guj districts on high alert as storm 'Nisarg' nears state
Gandhinagar, June 1 (IANS) Following the warning by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) with regard to the cyclonic storm 'Nisarg' which is expected to hit some parts of Gujarat hard, the state government has put 6 districts on high alert.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
COVID-19: Payal Ghosh distributes sanitisers, masks
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh has distributed sanitisers and masks among the less privileged in Oshiwara here.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
On Day 1 of easing, masked men and women step out in Mumbai
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) With the easing in lockdown implemented from Monday, masked crowds of men and women turned out in Mumbai in markets, grounds and open spaces for essential purchases or exercising, and shopkeepers took up spring-cleaning operations to welcome customers.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'Hera Pheri' with Ranveer Singh on Arjun Kapoor's wishlist
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor wants to work on remake of the iconic comedy "Hera Pheri" along with Bollywoods livewire Ranveer Singh.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andhra Secretariat employee tests positive, two blocks shut
Amaravati, June 1 (IANS) An employee of Andhra Pradesh Secretariat has tested positive for Covid-19, prompting the authorities to shut down two blocks on Monday and advise 84 employees to work from home for next two weeks.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab reduces tax rate on stage carriage buses
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) To bail out the stage carriage buses that are grappling with a major financial crisis amid the extended lockdown, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered reduction in their tax rate, from Rs 2.80 to Rs.2.69 per kilometer per vehicle per day.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively stand up against racism
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Hollywood couple Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively feel ashamed that they have allowed themselves to be "uninformed about deeply rooted systemic racism".
2020-06-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Madhavan turns 50, friend Shilpa Shetty has a special message
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavan turned 50 on Monday and good friend, actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, has a special message for him, thanking him for always being honest and teaching her a lot about life and parenting.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
155 more test Covid-19 positive, three more die in J&K
Jammu, June 1 (IANS) As many as 155 more tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, taking the total number of Covid-19 patients in the Union Territory above 2,600.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Offices, shops re-open, buses back on roads in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, June 1 (IANS) With the announcement of relaxations in lockdown norms, the wheels of administration in Gujarat started rolling again, here on Monday, after more than two months of shutdown.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Unlock 1.0: All shops, including barber, salon allowed in Delhi
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday allowed all shops in the markets to open without any odd-even rules and also gave its nod for starting barber shops and salons in the city for the first time since the lockdown.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sania comes forward to encourage local brands in India
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Tennis sensation Sania Mirza has been vocal about promoting Indian brands in her bid to help the country strive towards becoming self-reliant amid the COVID-19 pandemic which has taken a toll on the world's economy at large.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Tennis
More relaxations in Kerala as public transport allowed
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday announced further relaxations in lockdown norms based on the Centre's directives which includes public transport to nearby districts.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Advisory issued for prayers in mosques in UP
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) The Islamic Centre of India has issued a fresh advisory regarding opening of mosques from June 8.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Berbatov backs Bayern Munich to win Champions League
London, June 1 (IANS) Former Manchester United forward Dimitar Berbatov feels Bayern Munich could go on to win the UEFA Champions League this season, if it goes ahead.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Standing Committee on Home's meeting on lockdown, other issues put off
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee meeting on the issue of lockdown and other issues pertaining to Ministry of Home Affairs, scheduled to meet on June 3, has been postponed after a majority of the members expressed their inability to attend, source said.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
John Cusack attacked while filming Chicago protests
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Actor John Cusack has shared that he was attacked by Chicago police while filming the protests in that city.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trisha discovers a new 'home workout for triceps and biceps'
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Southern star Trisha Krishnan has discovered a quirky way for home workout of biceps and triceps.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
We appear to be more divided than ever: Rashford on Floyd's death
Manchester, June 1 (IANS) Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford on Monday said the society appears to be more divided than ever in the wake of George Floyd's death which has caused massive outrage across the United States.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Shah holds meet over cyclone brewing in Arabian Sea
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday held a meeting to take stock of the situation and preparedness to deal with Cyclone 'Nisarga' brewing in the Arabian Sea.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
No community spread in Kerala: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) Even as the daily number of Covid-19 positive cases is on the increase, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan insisted there is no community spread in Kerala and no reason for any undue worry.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Cong terms changes in MSME definitions headline management
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) After the Union Cabinet decided to widen the definition of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and announced that entities with turnover up to Rs 250 crore or investment up to Rs 50 crore would qualify as medium enterprises, the Congress, here on Monday, termed it as the "headline management by the government".
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi HC suspends convict's sentence in anti-Sikh riot case
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) In a major relief to convict Naresh Sehrawat in the 1984 anti-sikh riots case, the Delhi High Court on Monday granted 12 weeks of interim suspension of his sentence following his serious medical condition and the high risk of him contracting the COVID-19 virus.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Paytm Mall moves ops from Noida to Bengaluru, to hire 300
Noida, June 1 (IANS) E-commerce platform Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm Ecommerce Private Ltd, on Monday announced to move its operations from Noida to Bengaluru and hire over 300 new members for product and technology roles.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Asia's biggest ever drug seizure: D-company's SE links under lens (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Asia's biggest ever drug bust in Myanmar on May 18 last is reportedly linked with top Southeast Asian drug syndicates and also hints at the involvement of Karachi-based underworld network, D-Company, led by India's top fugitive Dawood Ibrahim, who controls major narcotics operations in Bangladesh and Thailand.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
George Floyd death: Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes attend protest in Miami
Miami, June 1 (IANS) Singers Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes joined a protest in Miami, Florida, following the death of George Floyd.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
NDMC reports first Covid death; 33 cases total
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The New Delhi Municipal Council has reported its first Covid-19 death, as an employee from the Drainage Service Centre in Netaji Nagar died, while the total positive cases remained 33.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Standing Committee meet on Home Affairs postponed
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs scheduled for June 3 to discuss the impact of the lockdown has been postponed after a majority of the members expressed their inability to attend, said sources.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sharib Hashmi plays struggling artist in short film 'Kalabai From Byculla'
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Director Saumitra Singh, who earlier helmed two award-winning short films, "The Wallet" and "Painful Pride", is all set with his third offering, "Kalabai From Byculla". The short film stars Sharib Hashmi, Shruti Bapna and Padmini Sardesai.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Viswas Mehta takes over new Kerala Chief Secretary
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) IAS officer Viswas Mehta on Monday took over as the new Chief Secretary of Kerala after incumbent Tom Jose retired.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
7.26 million records of BHIM user data leaked: Report
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Security researchers have discovered that about 7.26 million records linked to users of mobile payments app BHIM were left exposed to the public by a website.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Paytm Mall shits ops from Noida to Bengaluru, to hire 300
Noida, June 1 (IANS) E-commerce platform Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm Ecommerce Private Ltd, on Monday announced to move its operations from Noida to Bengaluru and hire over 300 new members for product and technology roles.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
EPFO releases Rs 868 cr pension, Rs 105 cr arrears
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) released Rs 868 crore pension along with Rs 105 crore arrear on account of restoration of commuted value of pension by the central government, the Ministry of Labour and Employment announced, here on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra keeps curbs on inter-state movement, Telangana opens borders
Hyderabad/Vijayawada, June 1 (IANS) With the beginning of Unlock 1.0 on Monday, Telangana allowed inter-state movement of people while neighbouring Andhra Pradesh continued the restrictions.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Congress slams Kejriwal for sealing Delhi borders
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) After Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that the borders of the national capital will be sealed for a week as the coronavirus cases are rising, the Congress slammed the decision and said that blaming outsiders will not cover up the crumbling health care facilities.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kajol: Looking at the future which isn't so far away
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kajol feels the future is not far away but seems like a lifetime.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kerala diaspora worried as Oman mulls cutting retirement benefits
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) Numerous Keralaites working in the government sector in Oman are a worried lot, for more than one reason.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Delhi seals borders for a week; seeks public opinion for future
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday that the borders of the national capital will be sealed for a week given the rising number of coronavirus cases, adding that further decision on the same will be based on the suggestions received from the public.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Pink slams trollers for belittling her support to Black movement
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Pop star Pink has hit back at people trolling her for extending support to the Black Lives Matter movement, which has enraged in the US following the death of George Floyd.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi's 'Langar on Wheels' to feed over 15,000 daily
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Carrying forward the tradition of serving food through community kitchens beyond the walls of gurdwaras, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on Monday started 'Langar on Wheels' to provide food and water to the destitute.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
CCEA clears 50-83% MSP hike for 14 kharif crops
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, here on Monday, approved 50-83 per cent rise in the minimum support price (MSP) of 14 kharif crops for the 2020-21 marketing season.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vinay Pathak: Ironic to show a film on 'lockdown' during lockdown
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actor Vinay Pathak features in the upcoming film "Chintu Ka Birthday", which revolves around a six-year-old child named Chintu, who is stranded in Iraq with his family during the time of Saddam Hussein's fall. The film accounts how Chintu celebrates his birthday despite the lockdown situation.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
DMK MP Bharathi gets bail from court
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) DMK's Organising Secretary and Rajya Sabha MP R.S. Bharathi on Monday was granted conditional bail after he had surrendered before a local court here.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Samsung to open $6.5 billion NAND flash production line in S Korea
Seoul, June 1 (IANS) Samsung Electronics said on Monday it will add a NAND flash production line in South Korea to meet the growing demand in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G-based technologies. The tech giant did not reveal how much money will be spent on the new line but industry insiders estimate it around $6.5 billion.
2020-06-01
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
In these challenging times, our parents need us more than ever: Sachin
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Monday stressed on the importance of taking care of parents even more at this time of crisis when the world is fighting with the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
5G subscribers in South Korea reach 6 million
Seoul, June 1 (IANS) More than six million South Koreans were subscribed to 5G mobile networks as of April, a year after the country adopted the service, government data showed on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
F1 drivers speak up as Hamilton takes to social media over Floyd's death
London, June 1 (IANS) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton slammed silence of fellow racers on the death of Floyd George, which has caused massive outrage across the United States. Floyd, aged 46, died last week shortly after Derek Chauvin, a police officer, held him down with a knee on his neck though he repeatedly pleaded, "I can't breathe," and "please, I can't breathe".
2020-06-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Cabinet approves distressed asset fund for MSMEs
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Monday approved a distressed asset fund for MSMEs to facilitate provision of Rs 20,000 crore as subordinate debt.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
CAPF canteens get 1st 'Swadeshi' consignment from KVIC
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Beginning sale of only indigenous goods from Monday across India -- a first ever such step adopted so far -- the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) canteens received delivery of first "Swadeshi" items through the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
John Legend on his fading friendship with Kanye West
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Singer John Legend says politics has nothing to do with his fading friendship with rapper Kanye West.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
On a single day, Rs 3,200 cr loans sanctioned to MSMEs: FM
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that public sector banks (PSBs) sanctioned collateral free loans worth Rs 3,200 crore to the MSME sector in a single day on June 1.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Genelia pens a birthday wish for her 'sonshine'
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actress Genelia D'Souza's younger son Rahyl turned a year older on Monday, and she took to social media to pen a wish for the boy.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
The very notion of the National Capital Region, RIP!
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) When the National Capital Region Planning Board was created in 1985 to plan the development of the region around Delhi, which includes Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurugram among others, little did anyone know that the COVID pandemic would leave the very notion of NCR in tatters.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BFI recommends Amit, Vikas for Khel Ratna Award
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Monday recommended the names of Amit Panghal and Vikas Krishan for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Recovery rate rising, case fatality going down: Health Ministry
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that two specific trends were noticed in the Covid-19 situation - while the recovery rate is increasing on one hand, case fatality is going down on the other.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Abhishek Bachchan's 'The Big Bull' shoot could resume in July
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Sunday permitted resumption of shootings for films, teleserials, advertisements, OTT, etc with immediate effect. The makers of Abhishek Bachchan-starrer "The Big Bull" plan to resume shooting next month.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Haryana CM woos Japanese investors, CEOs
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) One thing that has surely not changed in the post-corona world is the strength of Japan-Haryana heart-to-heart connect. This was the consensus of a virtual meeting chaired jointly by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Japanese Ambassador to India Satoshi Suzuki on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Clinical trial shows promise in treatment of rare blood cancer
Tokyo, June 1 (IANS) Chemotherapy combined with the drug "rituximab" coupled with the treatment for secondary Central Nervous System (CNS) problem has shown promising results for patients suffering from a rare subtype of Lymphoma, also known as blood cancer, said a study.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Pak spies posed as clerks in Indian Army to gather info
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) After two Pakistan High Commission officials who were caught spying on Sunday, an operation by Military Intelligence (MI) found that the men would visit Indian defence personnel posing as clerks of the Indian Army to gather information about troop deployment on the border.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Vehemently oppose scheduled Championship return date: QPR
London, June 1 (IANS) English Championship side Queens Park Rangers (QPR) chief executive Lee Hoos on Monday said they "vehemently" oppose the decision to set June 20 as the provisional restart date for the English Football League (EFL) Championship.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
M'rashtra men's salons, beauty parlours may double rates post-lockdown
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Post-lockdown, crores of people all over Maharashtra will brace for an ugly cut of another kind - a staggering proposal for doubling of rates at all barber shops and beauty parlours.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Media firms lose appeal over Facebook defamation ruling in Australia
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) A New South Wales court upheld a decision that ruled that news outlets can be held responsible as publishers of allegedly defamatory posts even if those comments were made by their readers on public Facebook pages of their outlets.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
ZTE patents tri-folding smartphone: Report
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) Chinese telecom company ZTE has patented a design for a tri-fold foldable smartphone.
2020-06-01
Category: International, China,Technology
Manoj Bajpayee recalls 'Bandit Queen' days with Shekhar Kapur
Dehradun, June 1 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee is currently spending his lockdown days amidst nature in Uttarakhand, and on Monday he received a surprise from his "first director" Shekhar Kapur.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nora Fatehi: Hips tiktok when I dance!
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actress-popular dancer Nora Fatehi has shared a video on Instagram where she shows off a few sensuous moves. She declares that hips tiktok when she dances!
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sindhu & other celebrities spread awareness about menstrual hygiene
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu believes periods are a normal, natural phenomenon which occurs in females and that there's nothing that they should be embarrassed about.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Congress questions govt silence on 'Chinese transgressions'
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Amid reports of Chinese transgressions into Indian territory, the Congress has questioned the silence of the government and demanded clarity on the issue, posing five questions. It said the people of India and all political parties should be taken into confidence on this issue.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP leader tests Covid-19 positive in Telangana
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) leader in Telangana Chintala Ramachandra Reddy has tested Covid-19 positive and is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital, here. His condition is stated to be stable.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab, Haryana ease curbs to revive economy
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) While curbs were eased in Punjab and Haryana on Monday with an eye on revival of economy, small retailers and businessmen expressed anguish over fall in revenue due to lockdown.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
Punjab imposes Covid cess on liquor
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) Faced with huge revenue losses resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and the prolonged lockdown in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday gave the go-ahead to the imposition of Covid cess on liquor with immediate effect.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Video of late Wajid Khan singing 'Dabangg' in hospital for brother Sajid goes viral
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) A video featuring Wajid Khan started trending on Monday, shortly after the singer-composers shocking death in the early hours the same day.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bowlers have to plan for each version against Kohli: Uthappa
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli and limited-overs deputy Rohit Sharma are undoubtedly one of the best batsmen in world cricket at present. And Rajasthan Royals batsman Robin Uthappa feels that while Rohit seems to have an eternity while facing the bowlers, Kohli stands out because of the way he can change gears from one format to the other.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
2 CBI officials posted at Delhi HQ test Covid positive
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Two Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials posted at the anti-corruption branch's headquarter here have tested Covid-19 positive in the last three days, source said on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Everyone entitled to their own opinion: Rabada on his aggression
Cape Town, June 1 (IANS) South Africa speedster Kagiso Rabada reflected on the previous season and admitted he felt out of place and rusty. Rabada, who has been leading the Proteas' bowling attack for a while now, also opened up regarding his on-field aggression, which has gotten him into trouble many-a-times in recent past.
2020-06-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Ghariyal death: Zoo officials tampered with evidence (IANS Special)
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The recent death of a female Ghariyal inside the National Zoological Park here has sparked a controversy leaving five zoo officials suspended. The death occurred "due to negligence", an internal enquiry report said.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Entities with up to Rs 250 cr turnover, excluding exports, to be medium enterprises
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Further widening the definition of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME), the Union Cabinet on Monday announced that entities with turnover up to Rs 250 crore or investment up to Rs 50 crore will qualify as medium enterprises.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Varun Dhawan is missing his people
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Amid lockdown, actor Varun Dhawan says he is missing his people.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Former India pacer Tinu Yohannan named Kerala cricket coach
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) Former India pacer Tinu Yohannan (41) was on Monday appointed as the coach of Kerala senior mens cricket team. Yohannan will take over the reins from Dav Whatmore of Australia.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
Xiaomi's Mi Notebook to launch in India on June 11
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Xiaomi on Monday said it is going to unveil an India exclusive Mi Notebook on June 11 via an online event.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Messi set for extended stay as exit clause at Barcelona expires: Report
Barcelona, June 1 (IANS) Lionel Messi is set to remain at Camp Nou for at least another 12 months as his clause to leave FC Barcelona for free this summer expired over the weekend.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Lin-Manuel Miranda sorry for late response to George Floyd's death
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Actor-writer Lin-Manuel Miranda has apologised for the delayed response to George Floyd's death, and called his silence a "moral failure".
2020-06-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kohli best batsman in world cricket currently, believes Sangakkara
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara believes India skipper Virat Kohli is currently the best batsman in the world.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SRK's foundation offers financial aid to Muzaffarpur station child
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Recently, a video of a toddler pulling the shroud from the dead body of her mother at Bihar's Muzaffarpur railway station had gone viral, highlighting the tragedy of migrant workers returning to their native places. Shah Rukh Khans Meer Foundation has now come forward, offering help and financial support to the child.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maoists torch 4 vehicles in Jharkhand
Ranchi, June 1 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas set on fire four vehicles used in road construction work in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Monday, police said.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohit & Virat defining pair of modern era: Sangakkara
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) MCC President and former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara has made an interesting comparison saying that just like BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and former India skipper Rahul Dravid managed to make batting look easy with their orthodox yet effective batting display, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma do just that in the current era.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Delhi LG, CM pay condolences to ASIs who died of Covid-19
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday paid condolences to the two Delhi Police assistant sub-inspectors (ASI) who died of coronavirus infection.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Roche gets green signal for COVID antibody test
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Roche Diagnostics India on Monday said it welcomed Indian Council of Medical Research's communication regarding its COVID-19 antibody test for seroprevalence studies in India.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Keep middle seats vacant if capacity allows: DGCA to airlines
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Days after the Supreme Court directed that the safety and social distancing norms should be followed in aircraft, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), here on Monday, asked airlines to keep the middle seats of a row vacant if the passenger load and seat capacity allowed.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
With lockdown relaxations, TN moves slowly towards normalcy
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) After over two months of Covid-19 lockdown, life in Tamil Nadu is slowly limping back to normalcy with state transport buses starting to ply in most of the districts.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Furore over woman doc's video lambasting Jamaatis, ex-MP seeks action
Kanpur, June 1 (IANS) Even as a video clip showing Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College Principal referring to Tablighi Jamaat members as "terrorists" went viral, a former Kanpur MP has demanded the woman doctor be removed from the post and a case be registered against her.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Retail and restaurants to benefit as lockdown eases
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The removal of lockdown restrictions marks a step-by-step approach to restore normalcy and retail and restaurants are expected to benefit from it.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Manchester United extend Nigerian Ighalo's loan deal
Manchester, June 1 (IANS) English Premier League giants Manchester United on Monday announced that they have reached an agreement with Shanghai Greenland Shenhua to extend the loan deal for Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
When Aparshakti Khurana danced sitting on a dhol
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) It would be impossible to find a Punjabi sitting idle if there's a dhol on the dance floor, and actor Aparshakti Khurana is no exception to that rule!
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maha will be most affected by Cyclone 'Nisarga', warns IMD
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Cyclonic storm 'Nisarga' will affect the coastal districts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, more than Gujarat and other neighbouring states, the India Meteorological Department said on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Guardiola's Barcelona best team I played against, says Scholes
London, June 1 (IANS) Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes stated the Barcelona team under Pep Guardiola was the best side he came up against during the course of his illustrious career.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Robert Pattinson: 'Tenet' incredibly complicated
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson struggled hard to understand the plot of Christopher Nolan's "Tenet", and says he wasn't aware of what was happening for most months of the filming.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jagdish Sharma new Principal Secretary to Himachal CM
Shimla, June 1 (IANS) Jagdish Chander Sharma has been appointed as new Principal Secretary to Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, replacing Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjay Kundu, who is the new Director General of Police.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
When Nagarjuna insisted Seerat should not call him 'sir'
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actress Seerat Kapoor on Monday recalled how, while shooting with Nagarjuna for "Raju Gari Gadhi 2", the Telugu superstar had insisted that she should not call him "sir".
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Monsoon to be 'normal': IMD pegs rains at 102% of average (3rd Ld)
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD), here on Monday, reiterated that the country would receive normal monsoon in June-September and the conditions were favourable for good monsoon.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Global smartphone sales declined 20% in Q1 2020: Gartner
London, June 1 (IANS) As demand collapsed amid Covid-19, global sales of smartphones to end users declined 20.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2020, Gartner said on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
International archer-turned-coach Nanoma dies in accident
Jaipur, June 1 (IANS) A former international archer-turned-coach Jayantilal Nanoma died in a road mishap at Varda in Rajasthan's Dungapur district, early on Monday morning, confirmed police officials.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports
Delhi LG directs to help Covid victim sanitation worker's family
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, on Monday paid his condolences to the family members of a sanitation worker employed with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) who died of coronavirus, and directed for all possible help to his family.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kiren Rijiju, Arjun Munda inaugurate Khelo India e-Pathshala
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Union Ministers Kiren Rijiju and Arjun Munda on Monday inaugurated Khelo India e-Pathshala program through a webinar which was attended by young archers, archery coaches and experts of the discipline, from across the country.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
AirAsia India to give 50K free domestic flight tickets to doctors
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Budget airline AirAsia India will give away 50,000 free domestic flight tickets to doctors under the 'AirAsia RedPass' initiative which acknowledges their contribution in handling the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
I'm one of those who looks up to Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool's Robertson
London, June 1 (IANS) Liverpool full-back Andrew Robertson has heaped praise on star defender Virgil van Dijk, saying the latter is one player in the team people look upto, including the Scotsman.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Mumbai company gets green signal from ICMR to make indigenous RT-PCR kits
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) As the country becomes self reliant in manufacturing RT-PCR testing kits, adding to the arsenal in India's fight against COVID-19, Mumbai-based speciality diagnostic company iGenetic Diagnostics and Thane-based Biogenomics have jointly developed RT-PCR testing kits.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BharatPe hires ex-Walmart Labs executive in senior role
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Merchant fintech start-up BharatPe on Monday announced to appoint ex-Walmart Labs executive Ankur Jain as Chief Product Officer.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India's manufacturing output remains historic low in May: PMI
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's manufacturing output remained at historic low levels, as weak demand due to Covid-19 outbreak led to lower production in the month of May.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Modi lauds Karnataka's handling of Covid crisis
Bengaluru, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded Karnataka government for its handling of coronavirus situation in the state.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Akhilesh, Shivpal come closer, try to sink differences
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) The ice has begun to melt and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav is apparently ready to mend fences with his estranged uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sanjay Dutt's tribute to 'best mother' Nargis on her birth anniversary
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Dutt on Monday shared a video tribute for "the best mother", on the birth anniversary of his mother, the late legendary actress Nargis Dutt.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'One Nation One Ration Card' to cover all states by March 31
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modis flagship 'One Nation One Ration Card' scheme has been implemented across 20 states so far with the Central government targeting the entire country by March 31 next year.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Minimise use of middle seat, DGCA tells airlines
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The civil aviation regulator has asked airlines to avoid allocating the middle seat to passengers, if aircraft capacity allows.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Rakul Preet posts 'various moods' on getting 14mn Instagram followers
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh has garnered 14 million followers on Instagram, and she shared "various moods" to express her joy over her "growing" family.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
3 more states join 'one nation, one ration card scheme'
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Odisha, Sikkim and Mizoram have been included in the Integrated Management of Public Distribution System (IM-PDS) scheme as part of the nationwide portability of benefits under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) through 'one nation, one ration card' plan, according to Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan, here on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lockdown 5.0: Delhi bars metro, malls, gyms, religious places
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Starting Monday, the Delhi government gave some more relaxations in the lockdown 5.0, however, the educational institutes, malls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, metro and places of worship will continue to be barred in the city.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Japan round of MotoGP cancelled amid COVID-19 pandemic
Tokyo, June 1 (IANS) Japanese MotoGP became the latest race to be cancelled on Monday in the wake of coronavirus pandemic that has wreaked havoc across the world.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Motorsports
Ex-Mohun Bagan players recall 2015 I-League winning celebrations
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) Five years ago it was on this day that Mohun Bagans homecoming was celebrated with a rousing reception -- fans pouring on the streets to celebrate Kolkatas first-ever I-League title.
2020-06-01
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
First season, first win, first glimpse of royalty: RR reminisces 2008 IPL win
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) It was on this day 12 years ago that Rajasthan Royals defeated Chennai Super Kings in an epic final to be crowned as the champions of the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Salman Khan on Wajid's demise: Will always love, respect, remember and miss you
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan took to social media to mourn the demise of Wajid Khan of the sibling composer duo Sajid-Wajid.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BCA secy writes to BCCI officials against chief Tiwari's illegal actions
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in Indias (BCCI) troubles with the Bihar Cricket Association refuses to end with Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) Secretary Sanjay Kumar now writing to the BCCI office-bearers about the illegal and unconstitutional actions of the BCA President Rakesh Tiwari.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Squeezed dry Delhi Golf Club lays off 59, as head cook walks off with Rs39L
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) One of the most prestigious institution of the national capital, the Delhi Golf Club had to lay off 59 staff of its food and beverages division as membership fee has not been sufficient to support their high wages which were over Rs 1 lakh per month for the head cook, and nearly Rs 90,000 for a waiter.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
7.26 million records of BHIM users data leaked: Report
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Security researchers have discovered that about 7.26 million records linked to users of mobile payments app BHIM were left exposed to the public by a website.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Covid-hit MakeMyTrip lays off 350 employees, says no respite in sight
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Covid-hit online travel major MakeMyTrip has laid off nearly 350 employees as the pandemic has changed the context and viability of some of its business lines in its current form.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Odisha govt announces weekend shutdown in 11 districts
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday announced to enforce two-day shutdown in 11 districts every week till June end to tackle the rising COVID-19 cases.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Pak SC rejects plea to suspend Daniel Pearl case verdict
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Sindh governments plea to suspend Sindh High Courts (SHC) judgement regarding the release and acquittal of the accused in the murder case of American journalist Daniel Pearl.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Venture capital firm Antler announces entry into India
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Global early-stage venture capital firm Antler has announced its plans to launch its operations in India to enable more entrepreneurs to build startups through their platform.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TRF threatens to kill 'Indians' who plan to settle down in Kashmir
New Delhi/Srinagar, June 1 (IANS) Pakistan's new terror group for Kashmir 'The Resistance Front' (TRF) has threatened to kill non-Kashmiris if they try to settle down in Kashmir under the new domicile law of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Admire the way Kohli chases in white-ball cricket: Smith
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Australia cricketer Steve Smith spoke about his admiration for India skipper Virat Kohli and stated that his white-ball numbers are simply incredible. Speaking during a live video session on Facebook, Smith also spoke about the much-anticipated Border-Gavaskar Trophy, scheduled to be played Down Under later this year.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Madurai salon owner is talk of the town, post Mann ki Baat
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Forty-six year old C. Mohan's phone has been ringing continuously ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday mentioned about him in his 'Mann ki Baat' radio programme.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
High incidence of venous thrombosis in severe Covid-19 patients
London, June 1 (IANS) Researchers have reported high incidence of deep vein thrombosis in patients with severe Covid-19 in an intensive care unit in France.
2020-06-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Brands adopt new ways to woo customers back and restart operations
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Consumer companies like Titan, Aditya Birla Fashion, Westlife, Future Lifestyle, Jubilant Foodworks, PVR and Inox are adopting new ways to woo back the consumers to the stores.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Turkey partially resumes domestic flights
Ankara, June 1 (IANS) Turkey on Monday partially resumes domestic flight operations after a two-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-01
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Swimming banned off Goa beaches for 48 hours
Panaji, June 1 (IANS) In view of the heavy pre-monsoon showers expected over the next 48 hours, swimming in Goa seas, is off-limits, a statement issued by a private beach management agency said on Monday.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Lalu gives 18 names to Nitish regime in own style
Patna, June 1 (IANS) The Assembly elections are expected in Bihar this year and almost every political party is gearing up for this. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad, who is currently in jail after being convicted in Fodder scam, is also constantly targeting the state government and its regime in his own style on social media.
2020-06-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics