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Kargil Vijay Diwas commemorated across NE India
Guwahati/Shillong, July 26 (IANS) Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed in all the northeastern states with Governors, Chief Ministers, top army and security officials paying homage to all those who lost their lives during the Kargil war in 1999 while protecting the nation.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Politics
UK court declares Vijay Mallya as 'bankrupt'
London, July 26 (IANS) A UK court on Monday declared fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya, the chairman of now defunct Kingfisher Airlines, as "bankrupt".
2021-07-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Focus on Shaw, Yadav as India look to seal series (Preview, 2nd T20I)
Colombo, July 26 (IANS) India will aim to seal the T20 International series when they take on Sri Lanka in the second of the three-match series at the R Premadasa Stadium here on Tuesday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
L&T's Q1FY22 consolidated net profit rise over 280%
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Industrial conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T) on Monday reported a rise of 287 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30 of financial year 2021-22.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Wheat procurement at all time high, paddy procurement on
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Hitting an all-time high, 433.32 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) of wheat has been procured from most of the wheat procuring states after conclusion of current marketing season RMS 2021-22, against the 389.92 LMT procured in RMS 2020-21, an official statement said on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trinamool alleges I-PAC members under 'house arrest' in Tripura, police rubbish claim
Agartala, July 26 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress on Monday alleged that 23 members of political strategist Prashant Kishor's Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) have been placed under 'house arrest' in Agartala even though the police here have termed the claim as 'totally false' and 'fabricated'.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Vedanta's consolidated Q1FY22 net profit zooms to Rs 4,280 cr
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Natural resources company Vedanta's consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30 of the current financial year (2021-22) rose exponentially on a year-on-year basis.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra intermediate board warns against illegal offline admissions
Amaravati, July 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) on Monday warned managements of junior colleges that it will cancel all illegal offline admissions already made by some of them for the first year in academic year 2021-22.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
The Hundred: Jemimah continues good form, smashes 60
Nottingham, July 26 (IANS) Indian international batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues continued her impressive form in The Hundred tournament scoring 60 off 41 deliveries (10x4s) to help Northern Superchargers Women beat Trent Rockets Women by 27 runs.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Yediyurappa's parting gift: Hike in DA for govt employees
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Just hours before resigning from the Chief Minister's post, outgoing Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday ordered a hike in dearness allowance (DA) for state government employees by 10.25 per cent.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
48K Delhi construction workers to get Rs 5,000 Covid relief
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday announced Covid relief of Rs 5,000 each to 47,996 construction workers.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics: Japan stun China to take mixed doubles gold in TT
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) Japan's Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito won the first-ever Olympic gold medal for Japan in table tennis here on Monday, after overcoming reigning world champions Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen of China in a seven-set thrilling final of the mixed doubles event.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Biocon arm to make antibody for Covid treatment
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Leading biotech major Biocon's arm Biocon Biologics Ltd on Monday said it would make an antibody in partnership with the US-based Adagio Therapeutics to treat Covid symptoms.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Over 56K tonnes of Covid biomedical waste generated in a year
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) As much as 56,898.14 tonnes of Covid-19 bio-medical waste (BMW) was generated between June 2020 and June 2021 in India, as per the data collected by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mirabai returns, 'happy to be back amidst so much love & support' (2nd ld)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) For the 50-60 fans who were waiting at the IGI Airport here to garland and felicitate weightlifter Mirabai Chanu on Monday upon her arrival from Tokyo, it turned out to be a heartbreak as the Olympic silver-medallist was whisked away in a car by the security personnel, immediately after she came out of the airport.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
10 more states witnessing flooding during last 3 years: Govt
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In addition to the existing flood-prone Assam, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, extreme floods (water level above previous highest flood level) were seen in 10 more states, due to excess to large excess rainfall in these states combined with extremely heavy rainfall in short duration, the Parliament was told on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
'No decision is best decision' is Congress' philosophy: Nadda
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) BJP chief J.P. Nadda said on Monday that Congress has a philosophy of 'no decision is best decision.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Safe drinking water provided to over 10K arsenic-hit habitations
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The government has been able to provide safe drinking water to arsenic-affected habitations across six states, the Parliament was told on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tata Motors' consolidated net loss narrows to Rs 4,450.12 cr
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors' consolidated net loss narrowed, on a year-on-year basis, to Rs 4,450.12 crore in Q1FY22.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No massive traffic jam in Himachal: Govt
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government said on Monday that a fake video has been made viral on social media regarding massive traffic jams in the state and tourists evacuating in large numbers.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Maha flood situation eases, toll climbs to 192, 25 still missing
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The death toll in flooded regions of Maharashtra shot up from 149 to 192 on Monday while another 25 are still missing, the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi reports 39 new Covid cases, one death
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The national capital reported 39 new Covid cases and one death in the last 24 hours, according to the daily health bulletin issued by the Delhi government on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Geetanjali excited about her character's b'day in 'Kyun Utthe Dil Chhod Aaye'
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Geetanjali Tikekar, who plays Rani Nalini in the show "Kyun Utthe Dil Chhod Aaye", is thrilled about the birthday celebrations of her character in the show, saying that she feels very close to her onscreen personality.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Not considering suspension but interim arrangement, HC on CHRI plea
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed the Central government to submit, in a sealed cover, its response to the plea by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) against suspension of its registration for 180 days over allegations that the NGO violated the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA).
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Govt to sell 8% stake in HUDCO via OFS on July 27-28
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Centre will sell up to 8 per cent shares in Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd (HUDCO) through offer for sale (OFS) on Tuesday and Wednesday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'They have to abide': Delhi HC on conditions for re-opening spas
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday said all spa operators have to abide with conditions imposed in the order passed by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) for their re-opening amid the Covid pandemic.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
VIP chief Sahani boycotts NDA legislature meeting
Patna, July 26 (IANS) Relations between the four constituents of the NDA in Bihar seems to be volatile these days, with the latest incident on Monday when Vikassheel Insan Party (VIP) President Mukesh Sahani boycotted the alliance's legislature party meeting in Patna.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
RSS-BJP coordination meet assumes significance in poll-bound Uttarakhand
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Ahead of next year's Assembly elections in Uttarakhand, a crucial coordination meeting of the RSS and the BJP is scheduled in Dehradun on July 28-29, sources said.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India among top 10 countries in pharma, healthcare: Report
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India is among the top 10 countries in pharma and healthcare sector with exponential growth recorded in the last five years, according to a report by Sagacious IP, a global IP research and consulting firm.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Olympics: Profligate India lose 2-0 to Germany in women's hockey
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team wasted a bagful of chances, including a penalty stroke, to go down 2-0 in a women's hockey Group A match at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. This is India's second defeat in a row after the loss against the Netherlands.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
NE states, especially Assam and Arunachal, receive deficient rain
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Even when several parts of India are overwhelmed with excessive rainfall and massive flooding, the northeastern states, especially Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, received deficient rainfall in June and till the third week of July.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Weak global cues subdue equities, Sensex down over 100 pts (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Weak global cues, as well as volatility unleashed via the results season, subdued the Indian equity markets on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Afghanistan asks Human Rights Council to probe Taliban's crimes against humanity
New Delhi/Kabul, July 26 (IANS) Afghanistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has welcomed the recent Human Rights Watch and other verified independent sources' report on documenting the Taliban's violence and crimes, and "strongly condemns these reprehensible crimes".
2021-07-26
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Tokyo Insights: Manpreet's team needs to pull up its socks
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) What defines a good team is how well it rises after a big defeat. The Indian men's hockey team's mettle will be tested truly on Tuesday when it takes on Spain in a Group A match after the 7-1 thrashing it received at the hands of world No 1 Australia.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
DLF's Q1FY21 consolidated net profit at Rs 338.71 crore
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Real estate major DLF on Monday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 338.71 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2021.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Another jolt to BJP in Telangana as ex-minister quits
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana received another setback on Monday as former minister E. Peddi Reddy quit the party.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ex-IPS officer denies supporting anyone in Huzurabad by-poll
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer R.S. Praveen Kumar on Monday denied that he is extending support to any candidate in the ensuing by-election to Huzurabad Assembly constituency in Telangana.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
6 Assam policemen killed in Assam-Mizoram border clashes
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, July 26 (IANS) At least six Assam police personnel were killed on Monday in the border troubles with Mizoram, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Will Yediyurappa leave it to the party to decide on new CM?
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Outgoing Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, who tendered his resignation to Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot on Monday, stated that he won't suggest any name to the party as his successor, but party sources say that he is never going to be a mute spectator to the process.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Militant groups may target Chinese assets in Pakistan more frequently
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) China has been perturbed about the incident leading to the killing of 9 Chinese citizens in a suicide blast in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
2021-07-26
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Olympics: A day when 57 and 13-year-old stood tall on podium
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) At Olympics, age is no restriction for achieving glory. Monday showed us that as a 57-year-old and a 13-year-old stood tall on the podium.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
'Forest' not defined in any Central laws, says government
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The word "forest" is not defined in any Central forest acts, namely, the Indian Forest Act 1927, or the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 and the Central government has also not laid down any criterion to define a forest, the Parliament was informed on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Let Yediyurappa reveal who was responsible for his tears: Cong
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) The way Karnataka Chief Minister Yediyurappa cried on Monday while announcing his resignation, it was not the tears of one person. They were the tears of a chief minister who represents the state. What is the pain behind this? Who caused that pain? KPCC President D.K. Shivakunar asked on the exit of Yediyurappa.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Maharashtra, Telagana zoos to exchange two lions
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) Telangana and Maharashtra Forest Departments on Monday agreed to exchange two lions between the Nagpur Zoo and the Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Andhra records 1,627 more Covid cases, 17 fresh deaths
Amaravati, July 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Monday logged 1,627 new Covid cases, taking the state's overall tally beyond 19.5 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 21,748.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Infosys paid Rs 164.5 cr for new IT e-filing portal: Govt
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Amid issues with the newly-developed Income Tax e-filing portal, the government on Monday said that Infosys has been paid a total of Rs 164.5 crore under the project.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Olympics: Mirabai returns to India, gets felicitated (ld)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Ace Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu returned to India to a grand welcome on Monday after winning silver medal in the womens 49 kg weightlifting category at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Gun licence & Roshni scams: No immunity for IAS, IPS under J&K's new rule of law
New Delhi, July 26: With a few exceptions like the former Chief Secretary level officers Ajit Kumar and Iqbal Khanday, there is no tradition of booking or arresting IAS and IPS officers or conducting raids on their premises in Jammu and Kashmir. Sundays raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) teams on the residences of two IAS officers, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary and Niraj Kumar, notwithstanding a considerable level of pessimism, makes it clear that membership of the elite All India Services club would be no more an immunity in implementation of the rule of law in the Union Territory.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Parliament not functioning as legitimate demands of Oppn not met: Jairam
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) After Rajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted by the Opposition over demands for a discussion on the Pegasus snooping row, Congress Chief Whip in Parliament Jairam Ramesh said
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Meeting climate goals will create 8 mn energy jobs worldwide
London, July 26 (IANS) Meeting the United Nations-mandated Paris Agreement of staying well below 2-degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels would increase net jobs by about 8 million by 2050, according to a study.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Pawan Kalyan, Rana resume shooting for their next film
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) Telugu stars Pawan Kalyan and Rana Daggubati again started the shooting of their film, tentatively titled "PSPK Rana", here on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kerala runs out of vaccine stocks, Covid TPR close to 11%
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Monday said the stock of vaccines in the state is more or less over and they are waiting for more doses to arrive from the Centre.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Challenge accepted, says Lingayat seer on leadership change in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Reacting to the resignation of B.S. Yediyurappa from the Karnataka Chief Minister's post, Dingaleshwara, the seer of the Lingayat Mutt in Balehosuru, told the BJP leadership on Monday that religious seers have taken the leadership change in the state as a challenge.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
151,113 died in roads accidents in India in 2019: Gadkari
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) As many as 151,113 people have died in road accidents in India during 2019, which is 0.20 per cent of decline from the previous year, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari told the Lok Sabha on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
189 recoveries, 102 new cases, 1 death in J&K
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) Recoveries outnumbered new Covid cases in J&K on Monday where 189 patients recovered while 102 new cases and one death was reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Believe it or not! Bihar has country's largest deposit of Gold ore
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Believe it or not, but one of the country's poorest state, Bihar, is the goldmine of the nation, literally, holding country's largest resource gold ore, more than traditional leaders.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
333 private companies into defence production in India: Centre
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A total 333 private companies have been issued 539 industrial licences for defence production in India and out of these, 110 companies have started production.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Panneerselvam was loyal, Palaniswami did not visit me in jail: Sasikala
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Former General Secretary of the AIADMK V.K. Sasikala on Monday said neither former Chief Minister K. Palaniswami nor his wife had visited her at Bengaluru jail even once.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
My father may have decided to quit last night, says Yediyurappa's daughter
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Evincing surprise at his announcement to quit, outgoing Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa's elder daughter, S.Y. Arunadevi, on Monday said that her father may have taken the decision on Sunday night prior to going to bed.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Goa, Delhi Power Ministers in public face-off over tariff models
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral and his Delhi counterpart Satyendar Jain on Monday had a much anticipated public face-off over the virtues of the power tariff structures in place in the two states.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
A little help from India in American shooter Shaner's Olympic gold
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) There was a little help from India in 20-year-old American shooter William Shaner's success at the Tokyo Olympic Games, who won the 10m air rifle gold on Sunday (July 25) even as Indian marksmen, Divyansh Panwar and Deepak Kumar, failed to qualify and finished 32nd and 26th respectively.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
2 gangs of vehicle thieves held in Gurugram, 19 vehicles recovered
Gurugram, July 26 (IANS) A Crime Branch unit of sector-17 of the Gurugram police has arrested five members of two gangs which stole vehicles including motorcycles, scooties and autos and sold them in Uttar Pradesh, the police said here on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha first state to fully vaccinate 1 crore people
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Notching a major milestone, Maharashtra became the first and only state, so far, to fully vaccinate more than one crore people against Covid, a top official said on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Yediyurappa's home constituency observes shutdown in protest over resignation
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Residents of Shikaripura, outgoing Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa's home constituency, shut down all shops and commercial establishments on Monday as a mark of protest.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Axis Bank's Q1FY22 YoY net profit rises 94%
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Lender Axis Bank on Monday reported a rise of 94 per cent in its net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of 2021-22 on a year-on-year basis.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SC gives CBI free hand to probe Narayanan's framing in espionage case
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday gave a free hand to the CBI to probe the alleged conspiracy to frame ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan in an espionage case in 1994 as the agency, in a status report, informed the top court that it has registered an FIR against former Kerala DGP Siby Mathews and others in the matter.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Govt saved Rs 34,402 cr by freezing DA, DR amid pandemic
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Centre has saved around Rs 34,402.32 crore by freezing three instalments of dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hyder encounter: OHRC issues notices to govt, police
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) Taking suo-motu cognizance of the death of gangster S.K. Hyder in a police encounter, Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Monday issued notices to the state government and senior cops.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Spotify to notify users of new releases: Report
San Francisco, July 26 (IANS) Swedish music streaming platform Spotify is introducing a feature to notify people when their favourite artists and podcast producers have a new release to check out.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
IIT Guwahati, IIM-B teams make breakthrough in pricing carbon risk
Guwahati, July 26 (IANS) Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G), and IIM Bangalore have established in a new mathematical analysis a relationship between the carbon footprint of companies and the potential risks of investing in these firms.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Assam,Science/Tech,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Hackers using Discord to spread malware: Report
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Leading cybersecurity firm Sophos on Monday warned users that popular chat platform Discord is being used by hackers for spreading malware.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Andhra govt depriving village sarpanches of Central funds: TDP
Amaravati, July 26 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) senior leader Chintakayla Ayyannapatrudu on Monday alleged that Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy-led state government is depriving village sarpanches of Central funds.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana distributes over 3 lakh new ration cards
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) The Telangana government on Monday took up distribution of over three lakh new ration cards across the state.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Technology made elderly feel more lonely during pandemic: Study
London, July 26 (IANS) Staying in touch with friends and family via technology made many older people feel more lonelier and more depressed than no contact at all, researchers have research.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
One terrorist killed in encounter in Kashmir (Ld)
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) One unidentified terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between the militants and security forces in Aharbal area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district, officials said on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
ESAF Small Finance Bank files for Rs 998 cr IPO
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Kerala-based ESAF Small Finance Bank on Monday filed its Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India for an IPO.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
No new debt scheme till SAT disposes appeal, Franklin Templeton to SC
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday recorded that Franklin Templeton Asset Management India Pvt Ltd will not launch any new debt scheme till the disposal of its pending appeal before Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT).
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mirabai Chanu reaches home
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who won silver medal in the 49kg category on Saturday to open India's medals tally at the Tokyo Olympic Games, arrived here in the Capital on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Yamuna not fit for bathing due to lack of minimum flow of water: Delhi Govt
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Delhi Government on Monday said that the Yamuna river cannot become fit for bathing due to absence of a minimum environment flow of water.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Aastha Gill opens up on her fear of insects
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Singer Aastha Gill, who has taken part in the latest season of the reality show "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi", says she is scared of insects in real life!
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Punjab CM to ask Gadkari to revise land relief of farmers
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday assured a farmers' delegation that he would soon meet Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to raise the demand for further revision in compensation against land acquired by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) under the 'Bharatmala Pariyojana'.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Unacademy acquires game streaming platform Rheo TV
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Digital learning platform Unacademy on Monday announced that it has acquired game streaming platform Rheo TV.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Investment in REITs, InvITs to fuel multi-sector economic growth: EY
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Real estate investment trusts (REITs) and Infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) have been gaining traction in India as has been the experience in other developed economies with both the fundraising avenues raising capital of over $9.7 billion (including deals announced) in the country, according to an EY report.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Assam-Mizoram border row turns violent, CMs seeks Centre's intervention
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, July 26 (IANS) The Assam-Mizoram border trouble flared up on Monday with at least 20 officials and civilians injured and vehicles damaged in clashes as both Chief Ministers sought Union Home Minister Amit Shah's urgent intervention.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Defence/Security
German envoy meets Haryana CM, discusses collaboration
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner, on Monday called on Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here and discussed a range of issues, including climate change and collaboration.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Diljot Chhabra opens up on her role in upcoming show 'Ziddi Dil'
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Actress Diljot Chhabra, who will soon be seen in upcoming show, "Ziddi Dil", says that she has tried her best to keep her character as natural and realistic as she can.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
ONGC, ICG save Dubai gas tanker from disaster in Arabian Sea
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) In a joint operation, the ONGC Ltd and Indian Coast Guard averted a possible catastrophe after an empty gas tanker of Dubai was seen drifting dangerously towards the sensitive Mumbai High Field following an engine failure, around 175 km off Mumbai, officials said.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Dabangg 3' actor Kichcha Sudeepa mourns demise of Jayanthi
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Actor Kichcha Sudeepa, known for his work in Kannada films and who was last seen in Bollywood in "Dabangg 3", took to social media to share his condolences over the demise of yesteryear Kannada actress Jayanthi.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
President pays homage to Kargil fallen heroes
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind visited Baramulla on the 22nd Kargil Vijay Diwas on Monday and paid homage to all those who lost their lives in the Kargil war while protecting the nation.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
73 critical roads along Indo-China border being developed on priority: Centre
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The government is focusing on enhancing the road infrastructure along the India-China border for which it has identified 73 critical roads of 4,203 km that are being accorded highest priority with dedicated funding.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Mamata sets out for Delhi with an agenda
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee left for Delhi on Monday amid speculation about her attempt to unite the opposition ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
2021-07-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
After repeated adjournments, govt reaches out to oppn in RS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Amid uproar over the Pegasus issue, the government offered truce on the floor of the Rajya Sabha and said its willing to talk to the Leader of Opposition. Leader of the Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal said the government is willing to talk to the opposition.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Raashii Khanna, Atul Kulkarni join cast of 'Rudra: The Edge of Darkness'
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Raashii Khanna, who is known for her work in Telugu films such as "Adanga Maru", "Tholi Prema", "Venky Mama" and Hindi film "Madras Cafe", has come on board for web series "Rudra - The Edge of Darkness".
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maybe consider dropping Virat: Swimmer Khade shuts up troll
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Indian swimmer Virdhawal Khade shut up a troll who said that Indian swimmers should not be sent to compete at the Olympics. Khade had a reply to a few people who were criticising the performances of young backstroke swimmers Srihari Nataraj and Maana Patel at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Encounter breaks out in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday, officials said.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
FB calls for applications under women entrepreneurship initiative
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Facebook India on Monday announced a call for applications from women-led non-profits for the second phase of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative -- Facebook Pragati.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
University of Hyderabad gets new V-C
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) Professor Basuthkar Jagadeeshwar Rao of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, took charge as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad (UoH) on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Puri 1st Indian city with 'drinkable tap water' 24X7
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) Now, people in Odisha's temple town Puri can drink water directly from the tap and there is no need to store or filter the water as the facility is available round the clock, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Apple places order for over 100M 'A15 Bionic' chips from TSMC: Report
San Francisco, July 26 (IANS) Apple is likely placing a massive order of more than 100 million 'A15 Bionic chips' with chipmaker TSMC.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Fortis hospital conducts largest 3D printed hip implant in India
Gurugram, July 26 (IANS) Doctors at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurugram have successfully conducted the largest custom-made 3D printed hip implant in India on a 60-year-old Tanzanian patient.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Haryana,Health/Medicine
Pooja Gor: Love triangles are fun as they have lot of drama
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Pooja Gor, who is known for her character of Pratigya in the show "Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya", says that the love triangle in any story is a lot of fun because it has all the elements of an entertainer.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Eluru Corp triumph result of people-friendly govt: YSRCP
Amaravati, July 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government Advisor, Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy on Monday said the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party's (YSRCP) landslide victory in the Eluru urban local body elections is a result of the people friendly government.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bihar minister says next CM in 2025 will come from BJP
Patna, July 26 (IANS) The relationship between the ruling alliance partners in Bihar, the JDU and the BJP is reportedly souring day by day. One such example came on Day 1 of the Assembly's Monsoon Session on Monday when Panchayati Raj Minister Samrat Chaudhary claimed that the BJP will form the next government in the state in 2025.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Ritabhari Chakraborty refutes wedding rumours
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Bengali film actress Ritabhari Chakraborty took to social media on Monday to refute speculation about her wedding bells ringing.
2021-07-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Tragedy hits Spanish motorcycling with death of 14-year-old rider
Madrid, July 26 (IANS) Spanish motorcycling has been hit by tragedy following the death of 14-year-old rider Hugo Millan.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Only 5.35% fully vaccinated in Punjab
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Just 5.35 per cent people in Punjab have got both doses of the coronavirus vaccine, state Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Abhay Deol-starrer Disney film 'Spin' releases in India on Aug 15
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol's first Disney film 'Spin' is all set to release on Independence day, digitally.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Logitech unveils new solution for hybrid offices, classrooms
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) With an aim to create a more equitable meeting experience for remote participants, Logitech on Monday introduced an AI-powered whiteboard camera -- Logitech Scribe -- in the Indian market.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Covid watch: Dutch tennis player tests positive at Tokyo Olympics
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) Dutch tennis player Jean-Julien Rojer has tested positive for Covid-19 at the Tokyo Olympics, the International Tennis Federation confirmed on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Govt justifies higher taxes on petrol and diesel
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The government has justified high level of taxation on auto fuels suggesting that revenue from petroleum sector is important for running various developmental schemes but has refused to acknowledge the role played by higher prices of petrol and diesel in fuelling inflationary pressure on the economy.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
DCW identifies 791 women widowed by Covid-19, submits report to Delhi govt
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) As people lost their loved ones during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the mahila panchayat team of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has identified 791 women who lost their spouses to Covid-19.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
ISRO spy case: Kerala HC grants interim bail to two ex-cops
Kochi, July 26 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday granted two weeks interim bail to two former Kerala Police officials in the infamous ISRO spy case which has been reopened with new proceedings initiated by the CBI.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nadda, Shah discuss K'taka situation with Arun Singh
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) BJP chief J.P. Nadda and union home minister Amit Shah on Monday discussed names to find a successor of Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa, who resigned from the office.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics: Tactically outwitted, Manika goes down in straight games (Ld)
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) India's Manika Batra lost to Austria's Sofia Polcanova in straight games as her campaign in the Tokyo Olympics came to an end after a historic run to the third round.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Tokyo's Covid-19 cases exceed 1,000 for 7th consecutive day
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) Hosting the Olympics under the fourth Covid-19 state of emergency, Tokyo reported 1,429 new daily Covid-19 infections on Monday, exceeding the 1,000-mark for the seventh day in a row, local media reported on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine,Politics
UP to be the next stop for farmers' agitation: Tikait
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Rakesh Tikait, national spokesperson of the Bhartiya Kisan Union has said that Uttar Pradesh will be the next major destination for the ongoing farmers' agitation.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Taliban, ISIL-KP's IED-use main cause of record civilian casualties
New Delhi/Kabul, July 26 (IANS) Unprecedented number of Afghan civilians will perish and be maimed this year if the increasing violence is not stemmed, said Deborah Lyons, the Secretary-Generals Special Representative for Afghanistan.
2021-07-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
East China on highest alert as Typhoon In-Fa lingers
Hangzhou, July 26 (IANS) China's eastern coast has been put on the highest alert as Typhoon In-Fa made a second landfall on Monday morning, bringing downpours to surrounding regions.
2021-07-26
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Global investors pouring money into US financial assets
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Investors around the globe are pouring money into US financial assets, a sign of confidence that the world's largest economy remains poised to pull through the Covid-19 pandemic better than many others, the Wall Street Journal has reported.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ignominy, torment heaped upon Yediyurappa by Modi: Cong
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Reacting sharply to the exit of Karnataka former Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, the Congress on Monday said 'ignominy, torment and insult' was being heaped upon him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Amber makes hay in the absence of Amber
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In the absence of one Amber, another Amber takes the spotlight at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
CBI searches 3 places in Andhra, Telangana in bank fraud case
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday said that it has carried out searches at three locations in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in connection with a bank fraud case involving Guntur based Ind Tob International Pvt Ltd.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Shia Board voices concern over religious conversion law
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) The All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) on Monday decried the attempts being made to malign the Muslim community on the issue of religious conversion.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Russia adds 23,239 Covid-19 infections
Moscow, July 26 (IANS) Russia recorded 23,239 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 6,149,780, the official monitoring and response center said on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rajya Sabha pays tribute to Kargil martyrs
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha paid tributes to martyrs of Kargil on Vijay Diwas on Monday. Leading the House, Chairman M. Venkiah Naidu said that our soldiers showed exemplary courage to defeat the enemy which has occupied Indian Territory.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US intensifies airstrikes as Taliban offensive nears Kandahar
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The US has stepped up airstrikes in southern Afghanistan amid growing apprehension over a Taliban offensive threatening Kandahar, the country's second-largest city and spiritual capital of the Taliban movement, Wall Street Journal reported.
2021-07-26
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Politics
Pham Minh Chinh re-elected as Vietnamese Prime Minister
Hanoi, July 26 (IANS) The 15th National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam on Monday re-elected Pham Minh Chinh as the Vietnamese Prime Minister for the 2021-2026 tenure, according to voting results.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Lenovo unveils gaming-centric 'Legion 5 Pro' laptop in India
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) With the aim to empower gamers, technology brand Lenovo on Monday launched a new gaming laptop -- Lenovo Legion 5 Pro -- in India. Lenovo Legion 5 Pro comes in storm grey colour and is available at Rs 1,39,990 for NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, 16GB and Rs 1,59,990 for NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, 32GB on Amazon.in and Lenovo.com.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Respiratory viruses in young children likely to resurge
Toronto, July 26 (IANS) As Covid-19 physical distancing measures are being relaxed in many countries, there can be a resurgence of a childhood respiratory virus, researchers have warned.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Canada,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Draft e-commerce rules will disincentivise consumers: IAMAI
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The much talked about draft e-commerce rules will disincentivise consumers, according to the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Widespread rainfall forecast in north India
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) There will be widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy showers likely over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh till July 29, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Table Tennis: India's challenge in women's singles ends
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) The curtains came down on India's table tennis campaign in the women's singles with the exit of Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee in straight games at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
105-year-old Tripura woman vaccinated, CM greets
Agartala, July 26 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday went to a tribal village and personally greeted 105-year-old Tara Kanya Debbarma, who was recently inoculated by Covid-19 shots.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Tripura,National,Health/Medicine
Premium watchmaker Suunto debuts in India with 3 watches
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Finland-based premium watchmaker Suunto on Monday announced that it has entered the Indian market with the launch of three premium sports watches for targeted consumers.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Modi urged not to allow Karnataka to build the Mekedatu dam'
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Former Chief Minister and AIADMK Joint Coordinator K.Palaniswami on Monday said the party delegation urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the central government should not give permission to Karnataka to build the Mekedatu dam.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
BJP to appoint central observers to elect new K'taka CM
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The BJP top leadership went into a huddle on Monday to find a successor of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, who has resigned from the office.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI files 2 cases for exporting shawls containing Tibetan Antelope hair
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered two cases against the Craft Harvest and its proprietor and Shabir Ahmad Gogeree and his firm Cashmere Fine Arts for exporting prohibited wildlife articles, "shawls containing guard hair of Tibetan Antelope".
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
H'wood to the rescue: Content to lure movie goers back, says Inox (IANS Special)
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Pent-up demand along with new international content will lure movie goers back to multiplexes in India, industry major Inox leisure tells IANS.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
We were there to give professional help to Manu but no one approached us: Gun manufacturer
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A day after India's pistol shooter Manu Bhaker developed a technical snag in her weapon during the women's 10m air pistol competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Sunday -- which put paid to her hopes of qualifying for the finals -- the manufacturer of the gun said that his outlet was close at hand and still no one approached him from the Indian camp for help.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Wife finds husband's profile on gay app, files divorce plea
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) A 28-year-old techie woman has sought divorce from her husband after discovering his profiles on gay dating apps in Bengaluru, Karnataka. She has also lodged a complaint with Woman's helpline and the Basavanagudi police are also looking into the issue.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Namit Das on 'A Suitable Boy': Book will always be alive, so will the show
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actor Namit Das has opened up on being a part of Mira Nair's web series 'A Suitable Boy', as the show completes a year of its release on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
I'll not suggest any names for CM post: Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) B.S. Yediyurappa announced that he will not be suggesting any names for the coveted post minutes after he stepped down as the Karnataka Chief Minister on Monday. However, sources said that Yediyurappa will spare no effort to install a candidate from his camp to the position.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Shefali Jariwala on scenario of event industry due to pandemic
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Former 'Bigg Boss 14' contestant Shefali Jariwala, popularly known as 'Kaanta laga' girl, feels that the event industry has been suffering for the past two years due to the global outbreak of Covid-19. She says its after effects are slashing down the prices for live shows.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Bihar Oppn leaders arrive at assembly with black face masks
Patna, July 26 (IANS) On Day 1 of the monsoon session of the Bihar Assembly here on Monday, opposition leaders arrived at the Vidhan Sabha wearing black face masks.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
J&K fake gun licences: Several booked in Reasi district
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) An overground worker (OGW) of militants was booked on Monday by the police along with other criminals for possessing fake gun licences in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala HC seeks Centre's reply on plea of mother of IS jailed 'supporter'
Kochi, July 26 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Monday asked the Centre to respond to a petition filed by Bindhu who wants the Centre to bring back her daughter Nimisha to the country.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Vin Diesel on casting John Cena as Jakob in 'F9: The Fast Saga'
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS) Hollywood actor and producer Vin Diesel has opened up on casting former wrestler and actor John Cena in the ninth instalment of the 'Fast & Furious' franchise.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Veteran Kannada actress 'Abhinaya Sharade' Jayanthi passes away
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Yesteryear's famous Kannada actress Jayanthi, who had also acted in Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Marathi movies, died in her sleepon Monday, said the family members. She was 76.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Typhoon Nepartak likely to make landfall in Japan on Tuesday
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) Typhoon Nepartak, currently moving northward from the Pacific, is likely to make landfall on Tuesday on Japan's main island including Tokyo, where the Olympic Games are underway, authorities said on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
'Jhoome' celebrates idea of diehard old-school romance: Kashmiri singer Rahi Sayed
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) As his music video 'Jhoome' that also features actress Kanika Mann released recently, Kashmir-based singer-songwriter Rahi Sayeed says that the lyrics of the song are a reflection of his belief in old-school love and romance.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Andhra Guv hails 'AP weatherman' for Mann Ki Baat mention
Amaravati, July 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on Monday congratulated B. Sai Praneeth for being mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his 'Mann Ki Baat' talk.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Shershaah' trailer launches at Kargil Vijay Diwas gala
Dras (Ladakh), July 26 (IANS) Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat made a remarkable observation at the "Shershaah" trailer launch here on the eve of Kargil Vijay Diwas, observed every year on July 26.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Cinema/Showbiz,Defence/Security,Bollywood
Goa floods: Guv appeals for Central assistance
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai, on Monday, appealed to the Centre for assistance in the wake of the floods in Goa, which has caused damage to the tune of Rs 500 crore.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Mamata sets up panel to probe Pegasus hacking in Bengal
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Hours before going to Delhi, chief minister Mamata Banerjee threw open a challenge to the BJP government at the centre by announcing an enquiry commission that will look into the 'widely reported' issues of illegal hacking and monitoring of mobile phones of various persons in the state.
2021-07-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
No pressure from Delhi: BSY 'voluntarily resigns'
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Outgoing BJP Chief Minister in Karnataka, B.S.Yediyurappa, categorically stated that there was no pressure from party high command to tender his resignation as he submitted his letter to Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Duterte delivers final State of the Nation Address
Manila, July 26 (IANS) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his sixth and final State of the Nation Address (SONA) to a joint session of Congress on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
3 dead after consuming spurious liquor in MP
Mandsaur/Bhopal, July 26 (IANS) After three people died following consumption of spurious liquor in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh, the state government has suspended the Excise Sub-Inspector while the house of the main accused who was selling illicit liquor has been demolished with a JCB machine.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Worked with coaches, Jayant Yadav to return to form: Chahal
Colombo, July 26 (IANS) India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, who on Sunday night kept the Sri Lankan innings in check in the middle-overs, has kept his place in the Indian team intact even as Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav, with whom he had helped India win matches in the past, has faded away.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
By 2025, Covid will have cost world between $16 tn and $35 tn
The world is unlikely to ever reach global herd immunity, but it can contain the virus with a combination of vaccines, improved testing, and smarter quarantining, based on known outbreaks, rather than large, blunt lockdowns, McKinsey said in a report.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Australia,National,Business/Economy
Aus PM 'open' to further support measures amid lockdowns
Canberra, July 26 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday announced that he was "open" to providing further support for businesses amid the ongoing Covid-19 lockdowns.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Malaysian Parliament convenes on Covid situation, emergency
Kuala Lumpur, July 26 (IANS) Malaysia's lower house of Parliament convened on Monday for a special session to hear the government's explanation on issues related to the ongoing Covid-19 situation and the current state of emergency declared in the country.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
SP, Congress hitch on to Brahmin bandwagon in UP
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) After the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), more and more political parties are taking to what is now being termed as the 'Parshuram Path' in Uttar Pradesh to woo Brahmins.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
BYJU's acquires Singapore-based Great Learning for $600M
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) BYJUS has acquired professional and higher educational startup, Great Learning for $600 million.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
NZ accepts Turkish authorities' request for managed return of citizens
Wellington, July 26 (IANS) The New Zealand government has agreed to the managed return of a New citizen and her two young children from Turkey, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Yogi launches 'MyGov-Meri Sarkar' portal
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched the 'MyGov-Meri Sarkar' portal here on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Flood-hit Henan braces for new round of downpour
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) A new spell of heavy rain is expected to lash China's flood-ravaged province of Henan from Monday to Thursday, according to forecasts.
2021-07-26
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Has Japan become the fulcrum of resistance to China in the Indo-Pacific?
New Delhi, July 26: Japan has mounted a successful diplomatic offensive against China in a short span of time by drawing attention to the threat that the communist regime poses to the region and to the world at large.
2021-07-26
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Yedi submits resignation to Karnataka Guv
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister, B.S. Yediyurappa submitted his resignation to Governor Thawarchand Gehlot on Monday after tweeting that it was an honour for him to have served the state for two years.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Afghan civilian casualties reach record high in 2021
Kabul, July 26 (IANS) The number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan reached a record high in the first half of 2021 as the conflicts continued to escalate amid US and NATO troops' withdrawal, a UN report revealed on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Shaw, Yadav to fly to England for Test series as Sundar, Avesh ruled out
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav have been named as injury replacements for India's Test matches in England beginning next month and will travel to the country at the end of the ongoing T20I series in Sri Lanka.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rahul drives tractor to Parliament, seeks withdrawal of farm laws (Ld)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Coming out in support of protesting farmers, former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday drove a tractor to Parliament and reiterated his demand of withdrawing the three new farm laws.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Why India needs to bond with Russia and Central Asia in Afghanistan
New Delhi, July 26: As US Secretary of State Antony Blinken comes calling on New Delhi on his first official visit, Afghanistan will no doubt figure majorly on the agenda. Acting US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Dean Thompson, said in a media briefing that "We intend to discuss our efforts to support a just and durable peace in Afghanistan...... India, of course, is a critical partner in the region, and we welcome Indias shared commitment to peace and supporting economic development in Afghanistan." Blinken is also expected to visit Kabul on this trip to South Asia and the Middle East. Interestingly, the Afghan Army Chief Gen Wali Mohammad Ahmadzai is also set to visit New Delhi around the same time.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,National
Japan begins accepting 'vaccine passports' applications
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) Japan on Monday started accepting applications for so-called vaccine passports for people who have been fully inoculated against Covid-19 to travel internationally.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Top ED officer, Kejriwal's aide, PMO, NITI Aayog officials in Pegasus list
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Rajeshwar Singh, a senior Enforcement Directorate officer who led several high-profile investigations conducted by his agency, was selected as a probable target for surveillance by an Indian client of the Israeli spyware firm NSO Group, an investigation of leaked data by The Wire and its media partners on the Pegasus Project has revealed.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
QUAD summit in September likely to deliver a major blow to China
New Delhi, July 26: The imminent in-person Quadrilateral Security Dialogue -- QUAD meeting in September ? is expected to be a crucial one as it is likely to further build pressure around China and put the focus back on the origin of Covid 19.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,National
3 people dead in Seattle shootings
Seattle, July 26 (IANS) In a series of unrelated shooting incidents in the US city of Seattle, three people were killed and five others injured, according to the police.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
JLo sends mercury soaring, makes its official with Ben Affleck
New Delhi, July 26 (IANSlife) International singer and actor Jennifer Lopez took the internet by storm as she shared steamy pictures of herself flaunting her perfectly toned body in bikini on Instagram as she celebrated her 52nd birthday. She also made her relationship with Ben Affleck official through one of the pictures in which the duo is sharing a passionate kiss.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Malaika, Milind, Anusha to judge 'Supermodel Of The Year 2'
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Bollywood personalities Malaika Arora, Milind Soman and Anusha Dandekar will be seen as judges in the second season of the reality show 'Supermodel Of The Year'.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Olympics: The unbearable heat is on in Tokyo
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) "With many days of mild and sunny weather, this period provides an ideal climate for athletes to perform their best."
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
NDRF rescues dog marooned on rooftop in Kolhapur
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), July 26 (IANS) In a humanitarian gesture, the NDRF teams engaged in massive flood rescue operations helped save a dog, marooned on a submerged house rooftop, officials said here on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Want more from him? Use these magic words
New Delhi, July 26 (IANSlife) In any relationship, communication is the key and doing it the right way can give us a lot more than we expect. No matter how your relationship may be or how you and your partner may be communicating with each other, there will always be certain ways and magical words that will get you everything you want from your man and more!
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
How pandemic changed crowdfunding
New Delhi, July 26 (IANSlife) Over recent years, many fundraising platforms have come up in India which are directed towards helping individuals and organisations to raise funds for the needy for a variety of causes. During the pandemic, one saw the widespread use of such initiatives that have significantly helped individuals or communities requiring money for medical expenses.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Make anytime your spa time
New Delhi, July 26 (IANSlife) As the pandemic rages on, it is causing adverse effects on one's emotional and mental state. It is important now more than ever to undertake your self-care as a priority. This means the old once-in-a-while hobby or an occasional visit to the spa is no longer valid.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Gym bag essentials to have
New Delhi, July 26 (IANSlife) Being fit is now the norm for individuals of all ages and a gym visit has become a part of one's daily routine. However, it is not just crucial that you make a regular visit to the gym but also have gym bag essentials that make exercising 1000 times better. In this scenario, some sensible advice would work out better for all you gym addicts. After all, only a complete experience can make staying healthy worthwhile.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Portugal's economic recovery must have an eye to future: PM
Lisbon, July 26 (IANS) Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said that the country's economic recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic crisis will be done "with an eye to the future".
2021-07-26
Category: International, Portugal,Politics
Top ten foods to consume during monsoon
New Delhi, July 26 (IANSlife) Monsoon brings different memories to each one of us. For some it is playing and running in the rain as kids, to others having a hot cup of coffee or tea sitting by the window. For some others it is eating a plate full of pakoras or staying sick due to seasonal flu. While monsoon has its own charm, it is also a season that brings along different diseases. Here are the top 10 food items to consume to maintain a better health during monsoon:
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Tips to take care of silver jewellery during monsoon
New Delhi, July 26 (IANSlife) Whether it's a dainty necklace, bold pair of jhumkas, or a statement nose pin, silver jewellery has always been a classic choice for most women. But given the onset of monsoon, the heightened humidity can damage your silver pieces. The moisture can cause silver to tarnish and oxidise, thereby hampering the quality and making the piece lose its original lustre.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Child deaths increase in Indonesia as Covid surges
Jakarta, July 26 (IANS) Covid-19 has led to the death of hundreds of children in Indonesia, many of them younger than age 5, asserting the fact that children are no longer 'hidden victims', the media reported.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Indonesia,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Israeli military strikes Hamas base in Gaza
Gaza, July 26 (IANS) The Israeli military has that Sunday it struck a military base of the Islamic Hamas Movement in the Gaza Strip, hours after arson balloons were launched into southern Israel.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
India celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas, PM pays homage to fallen heroes
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to all those who lost their lives in Kargil protecting our nation on Kargil Vijay Diwas.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
S.Africa relaxes Covid-19 regulations
Johannesburg, July 26 (IANS) With a continued decline in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases, South Africa will move to the level three adjusted lockdown from level four with bans on alcohol sale and gatherings relaxed, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced.
2021-07-26
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Nation will never forget sacrifice made by gallant heroes of Kargil conflict: Rajnath
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and senior Indian military officers paid homage to the fallen heroes on the 22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas at the National War Memorial in New Delhi.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Hamas warns of escalated tension due to Israeli blockade on Gaza
Gaza, July 26 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas Movement has warned that Israel's tightening of its blockade on the Gaza Strip will only lead to escalated tensions.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Azad Engineering wins Boeing contract for aviation components
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) Azad Engineering on Monday announced that it has won a contract from Boeing to manufacture and supply critical aviation components and parts for the global aerospace companys products.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
From Army and BSF to RAW, spyware threat looms
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Two serving colonels who challenged official policy, a retired intelligence officer who took RAW to court, and two serving BSF officers also figure in the Pegasus Project database as persons of interest for an unidentified agency, The Wire reported.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Israel appoints 1st Ambassador to UAE
Tel Aviv, July 26 (IANS) Israel has appointed its first ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the signing of a normalisation deal last year, the Foreign Ministry here said.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Life is nothing without nature: Landslide victim tweets before death
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) 'Life is nothing without mother nature', a tweet by a doctor from Jaipur, became widely popular minutes after her soul left the body in a natural disaster in the mountainous Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Indonesia extends Covid restrictions till Aug 2
Jakarta, July 26 (IANS) Starting from Monday, Indonesia will extend the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions for the next eight days till August 2 aimed at further controlling the spread of the virus, President Joko Widodo announced.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Lockdown extended again in Kathmandu Valley
Kathmandu, July 26 (IANS) The ongoing lockdown in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley has been extended for an additional 10 more days until August 4, though most of the restrictive measures have been relaxed in past weeks.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
2 numbers used by current Bihar Cricket Association president in Pegasus list
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The phone number of the current chief of Bihar cricket, Rakesh Tiwary, considered close to those at the helm of cricket administration in India, has been identified in the leaked database that was analysed by the Pegasus Project, The Wire reported.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Sports
China launches emergency response for typhoon-hit areas
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) Chinese authorities have launched a level-IV emergency response for disaster relief as typhoon In-Fa hit the coastal province of Zhejiang.
2021-07-26
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
Olympics: Nagal goes down to Medvedev in straight sets
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) India's campaign in the Tokyo Olympics tennis competition came to an end when Sumit Nagal lost to world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) in straight sets on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
1 killed, 12 injured in Jammu-Srinagar highway accident
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) One person was killed and 12 others were injured on Monday in a road accident on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Suspects of attack on ex-Maldivian Prez not directly tied to IS
Male, July 26 (IANS) The 10 suspects arrested in connection to a terrorist attack targeting former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed on May 6 have no direct links to the Islamic State (IS) militant group, the Maldives Police Service (MPS) said.
2021-07-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Bengaluru 8th in global list of leading tech innovation hubs
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Bengaluru has been ranked eighth in the top 10 cities list among leading technology innovation hubs outside Silicon Valley, San Francisco, in the next four years, according to a KPMG's report that also ranked India third in the list of countries and jurisdictions that show the most promise for developing disruptive technologies.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Oppn forces second adjournment in RS on snooping row (Ld)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha witnessed disruptions over the Pegasus snooping issue on Monday once again as the upper house met after the Chair disallowed a suspension notice moved by the opposition parties on the alleged surveillance scam.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC slams Gautam Gambhir Foundation, refuses to stay prosecution
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday slammed the Gautam Gambhir Foundation and refused to stay the prosecution in connection with an inquiry initiated by the drugs controller for allegedly stocking and distributing Covid drugs during the second wave.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
First flood alert withdrawn for Godavari river at Dowleswaram
Amaravati, July 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA) on Monday withdrew its first flood alert at Dowleswaram barrage in East Godavari district for the Godavari river.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Curfew in Ho Chi Minh City amid severe Covid situation
Hanoi, July 26 (IANS) Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's current Covid-19 epicentre, have announced that a citywide curfew will be imposed from Monday due to the severe pandemic situation.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Thousands of female troops in UK military face harassment: Report
London, July 26 (IANS) About 64 per cent of British female veterans and 58 per cent of currently-serving females in the UK military have reported experiencing bullying, harassment and discrimination during their careers, a parliamentary report revealed.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Politics
Search for missing S.Korean climber under at Karakoram range
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) A search operation is underway to find a missing South Korean climber at the Karakoram mountain range, a Pakistani private tour operator said.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
No plan on lifting ban on lottery ticket sales in TN: Minister
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu finance minister P.T.R. Palanivel Thiagarajan has attacked former chief minister K. Palaniswami for saying that the state government is not thinking about lifting the ban on lotteries to augment its coffers.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
'You don't have to bite the medals... but we know you still will'
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) The Tokyo 2020 organisers made an interesting observation about their medals -- which have been made by extracting precious metals from discarded mobile phones and laptops -- and within minutes the tweet had gone viral.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Nani wraps up shooting for 'Shyam Singha Roy'
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) Telugu star Nani has wrapped up shooting for his upcoming supernatural thriller film 'Shyam Singha Roy'.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Aastha Gill: Important to know what your audiences are liking
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Singer Aastha Gill has belted out several hits along with Badshah such as 'Buzz', 'Kareja kareja', 'DJ waley babu' and the latest 'Paani paani'. She has revealed as to why the rapper and her make such a hit pair among.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Guru Randhawa to make acting debut with Hindi musical drama film
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Singer-composer Guru Randhawa is all set to make his debut as an actor. The 29-year-old, who till now has featured in music videos, will be seen in a Hindi musical drama feature film for the first time.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karnataka CM Yediyurappa announces resignation
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa announced his resignation on Monday while delivering a speech at a function to mark completion of his two-years in office.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
China renews 2nd-highest alert for typhoon In-Fa
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) China's national observatory renewed its orange or second-highest alert for typhoon In-Fa, which made landfall in Zhejiang province.
2021-07-26
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
World Universities Summit 2021 recognises significant changes in higher education
Sonipat, July 26 (IANS) The recently concluded mega World Universities Summit 2021 witnessed some of the most comprehensive deliberations on the impact of Covid-19 on the global higher education landscape, with a special focus on India. The Summit defined the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on higher education and on learning environments worldwide.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education
Israel to support Covid-hit tourism industry
Tel Aviv, July 26 (IANS) Israel has launched a new plan costing 60 million new shekels ($18 million) to support the country's Covid-hit tourism industry, the Finance and Tourism Ministries said in a joint statement.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Kerala's INL has not split, says Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) A day after the warring factions of the ruling Left front ally -- INL (Indian National League) came to blows in the midst of their Secretariat meeting at Kochi on Sunday and the two groups ousting the others from the party, it's party nominee in the Pinarayi Vijayan cabinet -- Ahamed Devarkoil on Monday said their party has not split.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Parliament hails Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Both the Houses of Parliament on Monday congratulated Olympic silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US-Jordan ties rejuvenated
Jordan's King Abdullah II became the first Arab leader to meet US President Joe Biden at the White House on July 19. By granting him this honour, the new US administration is putting its weight behind Jordan to become the voice of the region and non-gulf Arab nations, once again.
2021-07-26
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
'Dissolve mental blockages to achieve your true potential' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Most humans tend to aim high but run into a mental block when it comes to striving to achieve their aspirations. One needs to dissolve the apprehensions and scepticism that causes such blocks to tap one's true potential and be prepared for whatever life throws at you, says Anand Saxena, who served in the Indian Army for 32 years before retiring as a Major General and has now written a book detailing nine mantras that prove the importance of creative visualisation and positive affirmation in taking you to your goals.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rs 1,060 cr spend on Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor project
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) A total of Rs1,060.02 crore has been spent during the last three fiscal years for the Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor project, the government told the Rajya Sabha.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Politics
CBI registers FIR for framing ISRO scientist Narayanan in espionage case
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The CBI has informed the Supreme Court that it has registered an FIR against former Kerala DGP Siby Mathews and others, in an alleged conspiracy to frame ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan in an espionage case in 1994.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Science/Tech,Defence/Security
Moderate earthquake strikes near Hyderabad
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) A moderate earthquake with intensity of 4.0 on the Richter scale hit near Hyderabad early on Monday. There was no loss of life or property.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Olympics archery: India lose to Korea in straight sets, crash out in quarters
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) South Korea thrashed India 6-0 in the quarterfinals of the men's archery event here at the Olympic Games. The defending champions won the first three sets to seal the match 6-0 at the Yumenoshima Park Archery Field.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Rahul drives tractor to Parliament, demands withdrawal of 3 farm laws
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Coming out in support of protesting farmers, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday drove a tractor to Parliament and once again reiterated his demand of withdrawing the three farm laws.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fauci says US going in 'wrong direction' on Covid-19 cases
Washington, July 26 (IANS) As Covid-19 cases, deaths and hospitalisations continue to increase among the unvaccinated across the US, top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said that the country is "going in the wrong direction", the media reported.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Gujarat is 'Most Favoured State' in Centre's health doles: RTI
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The Centres National Health Authority (NHA) ? has allocated the maximum funds to Gujarat as Grant-in-Aid for various government schemes under the 'Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, as per the latest details provided in RTI replies.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Fuel consumers get relief, no revision in petrol, diesel prices
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to pause fuel price revision for the ninth consecutive day on Monday, the longest period in weeks, as global development on oil production and rising US inventories has softened crude and product prices.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
$18bn worth of loans to India realty under 'severe stress', $67bn stress-free
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Around $18 billion of the total loan advances to the Indian real estate by banks, NBFCs and HFCs are currently under severe stress, while a majority, around $67 billion, is completely stress-free, according to a report by Anarock Capital.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
After heavy rain, landslide threat looms over K'taka areas
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) Even as the torrential rains lashing across Karnataka took a break, the threat of landslides in Shivamogga, Chikmagalur, Kodagu, Hassan and Belagavi districts in Karnataka continues to haunt people.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Turkish forces target Kurdish militia in Syria
Damascus, July 26 (IANS) Turkish forces targeted positions of the Kurdish militia in Syria's northern province of Aleppo in retaliation for the killing of three Turkish soldiers, a war monitor reported.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Olympics: Rankireddy-Shetty lose to Indonesian pair in men's doubles
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) India's Satwinsairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty went down after putting up a fight against world No.1 Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia in their second Group A match in the men's doubles badminton competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
RS adjourned till noon over snooping row
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha witnessed disruptions over the Pegasus snooping issue on Monday once again as the upper house met after the Chair disallowed a suspension notice moved by the opposition on the alleged surveillance scam.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Over 50 killed in clashes, airstrikes in Yemen's Marib
Sanaa, July 26 (IANS) Fighting between the Yemeni government forces and Houthi militia in the country's oil-rich province of Marib has resulted in at least 50 deaths in 24 hours, a military source said.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Tesla restarts Model S deliveries: Report
San Francisco, July 26 (IANS) After a weeklong hold, Tesla has restarted Model S deliveries, but the automaker never explained the reason behind the hold to customers buying the new electric vehicle.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Lucknow varsity student held for circulating obscene content
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) The student of University of Lucknow who had uploaded pornographic content on the Ancient Indian History and Archaeology department's WhatsApp group has been arrested.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Tennis: Naomi, Barbora breeze into third round at Olympics
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) Home favourite Naomi Osaka and Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova were among the top seeds who won in straight sets on Monday as normalcy returned to the Olympic Games following the shock defeat of top seed Ashleigh Barty of Australia on Sunday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
HP unveils next-gen gaming PCs in India
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) With an aim to expand its gaming PC portfolio, HP on Monday launched its next-generation mainstream gaming PC portfolio Victus by HP in India.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Israeli airlines launch 1st commercial flights to Morocco
Tel Aviv, July 26 (IANS) Two Israeli airlines have launched their first commercial flights to Morocco following the resumption of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 2020.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Sensex inches higher to reclaim 53,000-mark amid choppy trade
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The Indian stock market traded on a choppy note on Monday morning with the BSE Sensex reclaiming the 53,000-mark.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Over 8.5K students register for Sanskrit online classes in UP
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government's campaign to promote the Sanskrit language in Uttar Pradesh is paying off with more than 8,533 students, including professionals, doctors and engineers registering themselves for the virtual classes in the month of July alone.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Pegasus row: RS Oppn floor leaders meet to devise strategy
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Floor leaders of the opposition parties in the Rajya Sabha met Monday morning at the chamber of Leader of opposition in the House, Mallikarjun Kharge, to devise a strategy on the Pegasus snooping issue.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fiji upgrades restrictions
Suva, July 26 (IANS) Fiji has upgraded restrictions amid a resurgence of fresh Covid-19 cases in the island nation, according to health authorities.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Fiji,Politics
Will neutralise drones, UAVs near installations: Indian Navy
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The Indian Navy in Goa has warned against flying drones or unmanned UAVs near naval installations, stating that such devices would be "neutralised" and the operators would be prosecuted if they are flown within the three kms of the installations.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security
Over 3mn people get at least 1 Covid vax shot in HK
Hong Kong, July 26 (IANS) More than 3 million people in Hong Kong have received at least one shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, accounting for 44.2 per cent of the eligible population, according to official data.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
Govt clueless on how to handle China: Rahul
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed the Narendra Modi government over reports of China's action in Demchok, saying the government is clueless on how to handle China and is ignoring their actions which will cause problems.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jordan probes power outage at Covid hospital
Amman, July 26 (IANS) The Jordanian government has ordered an investigation into a power outage incident at a private hospital to treat Covid-19 patients, that caused at least one death.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
Cop injured in misfire in J&K's Baramulla
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) A personal security officer (PSO) of a politician was injured on Monday in a misfire from his service rifle in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Soumya Sarkar guides B'desh to win in series decider vs Zimbabwe
Harare, July 26 (IANS) Soumya Sarkar returned figures of 2/19 with the ball before scoring a career-best 68 as Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe by five wickets to take the T20 International series 2-1 at the Harare Sports Club.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
President Kovind's Drass visit cancelled due to bad weather
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind's visit on Monday to Drass town to pay homage to the indomitable courage and sacrifice of the Indian Armed Forces during the 1999 Kargil conflict, was cancelled due to bad weather, official sources said.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
8.17 kg gold seized at Chennai airport, 2 held
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Foiling an attempt to smuggle gold weighing 8.17 kg, Chennai Air Customs said two passengers from Dubai have been arrested.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Govt not seeking information on snooping as it was aware: Chidambaram
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Amid the Pegasus snooping row on politicians, journalists and others, former Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday alleged that the government was aware of the snooping
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gurmeet overwhelmed by 85-year-old fan's 'Barsaat ki dhun' reel
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Gurmeet Choudhary was left surprised by an 85-year-old female fan, who made a reel on his latest romantic single "Barsaat ki dhun".
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India records 39,361 new Covid cases, 416 deaths
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India on Monday recorded 39,361 cases of Covid-19 and 416 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Eijaz Khan shares key to successful, happy relationship
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actor Eijaz Khan, who found his ladylove Pavitra Punia in the 14th season of the controversial reality show "Bigg Boss", has shared the key to a successful relationship and it is hilarious.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Tamannaah Bhatia: Saw a lot more successful films in South
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia says she has seen a lot more successful films in the South.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Purvanchal Expressway to open in Aug
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Avanish Awasthi, Chief Executive Officer of the Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA), has said that 95 per cent of work of the Purvanchal Expressway has been completed and its main carriageway would soon be open for vehicular movement.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
UP Covid recovery rate goes up to 99%
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) The Covid-19 recovery rate in Uttar Pradesh has climbed up to a remarkable 99 per cent, with one more district crushing the resurgence of the virus.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
RS likely to see disruptions on Monday on Pegasus snooping issue
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha may witness disruptions again on the Pegasus snooping issue and suspension of Trinamool MP Santanu Sen.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Varun Sharma: 'Fukrey' gets carried along with whatever we are doind
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Varun Sharma has been a part of several entertainers yet he is still tagged as a "Fukrey" actor. He does not mind it and instead calls it a blessing.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modi's UP visit put off, likely to be in August now
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to Siddhartha Nagar for the inauguration of a medical college on July 30, has now been postponed.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
18 UP IAS officers get new postings in midnight reshuffle
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government transferred 18 IAS officers around midnight on Sunday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Badminton ace Saina Nehwal's spiritual visit to Prayagraj, Varanasi
Prayagraj/Varanasi (UP), July 26 (IANS) International badminton player Saina Nehwal and her husband and shuttler, Parupalli Kashyap, offered special prayers after a holy dip at the Sangam on Guru Purnima day and also visited Varanasi before returning to Delhi.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Saina Nehwal's spiritual visit to Prayagraj, Varanasi
Prayagraj/ Varanasi, July 26 (IANS) International badminton player Saina Nehwal and her husband and shuttler, Parupalli Kashyap, offered special prayers after a holy dip at the Sangam on Guru Purnima day and also visited Varanasi before returning to Delhi.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Child's body exhumed, occult practices likely behind killing
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) The Agra police has exhumed the body of a three-year-old boy, who is suspected to have been killed for 'black magic' rituals.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Afghan airstrikes kill over 35 Taliban militants
Kabul, July 26 (IANS) Airstrikes in the Afghan provinces of Helmand and Badakhshan provinces killed more than 35 Taliban militants amid the escalating violence in the war-torn country, according to defence officials.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Swimming: Australia's Titmus beats WR holder Ledecky for 400m freestyle gold
Tokyo, July 26 (Xinhua) -- Australia's world champion Ariarne Titmus edged world record holder Kathleen Ledecky of the United States to claim gold in the women's 400m freestyle at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Japan,Sports
Chinese firm DJI's drones still a national security threat: US
San Francisco, July 26 (IANS) Drones manufactured by China-based Da Jiang Innovations (DJI) Systems still pose potential threats to national security, the US Department of Defense (DOD) has stressed, refuting media reports that claimed the Pentagon had cleared DJI drones for use.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
5.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan, no tsunami warning issued
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck off Shimokita district in Japan's Aomori prefecture on Monday, authorities said.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
Olympics: Sharath Kamal reaches third round with hard-fought win
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) India's Achanta Sharath Kamal reached the third round of the men's singles table tennis competition, fighting back from a game down to beat Tiago Apolonia of Portugal 4-2 in 49 minutes at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Russia holds Navy Day parade
Moscow, July 26 (IANS) Russia held a military parade on the Neva River in St. Petersburg, the country's second largest city, to celebrate Navy Day.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Jason Momoa: Oscar Isaac is my new man-crush
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS) "Aquaman" star Jason Momoa has tagged actor Oscar Issac as his new man crush.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
LG Electronics launches upgraded wireless earbuds
Seoul, July 26 (IANS) LG Electronics on Monday unveiled its upgraded wireless earbuds with enhanced sound and hygiene features as the tech giant eyes to increase wearable sales.
2021-07-26
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Dwayne Johnson: All of our daughters are very excited for 'Jungle Cruise'
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS) Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson has revealed that actress Emily Blunt and his daughters are very excited about the release of their upcoming film "Jungle Cruise".
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Olympics: Bhavani Devi's campaign ends with loss in second round (2nd ld)
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) CA Bhavani Devi, the first Indian fencer to win a round at the Olympics, went out with her head held high as she fought well against France's Manon Brunet 7-15 in a Round of 32 match of the women's individual sabre competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Tunisian President sacks PM, freezes Parliament
Tunis, July 26 (IANS) Tunisian President Kais Saied announced that he has removed Hichem Mechichi from the post of Prime Minister and suspended all activities of Parliament or the Assembly of People's Representatives.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Tunisia,Politics
Tokyo 2020 allows temporary removal of masks on the podium
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has allowed athletes to have a physically distanced image on the podium without their masks on for 30 seconds, and a group photo with masks on the gold-medal step.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Philippines records 4th death from Delta variant
Manila, July 26 (IANS) The Philippines has recorded the fourth death from the highly infectious Covid-19 Delta variant, the Department of Health (DOH) said.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Olympics: India reach quarterfinals in men's team archery
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) The Indian men's archery team reached the quarterfinals beating Kazakhstan 6-2 at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
West Indies-Pakistan T20I series reduced to four matches
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 26 (IANS) The Pakistan limited-overs cricket team will play one match less in the T20 International series against the West Indies, the adjustment necessitated due to changes in the fixtures in the ongoing ODI series against Australia.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 194 mn
Washington, July 26 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 194 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.15 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.84 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Sanjay Mishra, Anshuman Jha starrer short film makes it to IFFM 2021
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actors Sanjay Mishra, Jaaved Jaaferi and Anshuman Jha starrer short film titled "Bullet Proof Anand" will be screened at the Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne (IFFM) 2021.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Malaysia sees fresh high of 17,045 daily Covid cases
Kuala Lumpur, July 26 (IANS) Malaysia reported 17,045 new Covid-19 infections in the highest daily spike since the outbreak, bringing the national total to 1,013,438, the health ministry has said.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine
Olympics: Fencer Bhavani Devi reaches second round with easy win (Ld)
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) CA Bhavani Devi, the first Indian woman to qualify for the Olympics in fencing, added another feather to her cap as he reached the Round of 32 in women's individual sabre competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
USA fall to France in men's Olympic basketball opener
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) Defending champions the United States fell on their first test at Tokyo 2020 as they lost to France 83-76 in the men's basketball competition.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Chinese mainland reports 40 new locally transmitted Covid cases
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 40 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, including 39 in Jiangsu and one in Liaoning, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Monday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Ankit Tiwari's song 'Ek mohabbat' is based on betrayal
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Singer Ankit Tiwari is all set for the release of his next single titled 'Ek mohabbat' which he has sung together with Bandana Sharma.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CDC may back wearing masks against Covid, even for vaccinated: Fauci
Washington, July 26 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is weighing revising its Covid-19 guidelines to recommend that even fully vaccinated people wear masks in public, said Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor, on Sunday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Priya Bapat went through 'power training' for 'City Of Dreams 2'
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Priya Bapat, who is gearing up for "City Of Dreams 2", says she went through power training for her role in the upcoming web-series.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN chief calls for leadership of G20 on climate action
United Nations, July 26 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for leadership of the Group of 20 (G20) on global climate action.
2021-07-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Russia adds 24,072 Covid infections
Moscow, July 26 (IANS) Russia recorded 24,072 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 6,126,541, the official monitoring and response centre said on Sunday.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Let Siddaramaiah announce Kharge's name for CM post: K'taka BJP chief
Chitradurga (Karnataka), July 26 (IANS) Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel on Sunday dared Leader of Opposition, Siddaramaiah to announce Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha M. Mallikarjuna Kharge's name for the Chief Minister's post ahead of the next assembly elections in 2023, instead of asking his supporters announce his own name for CM's post.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Karnataka logs 1,001 new Covid cases, 22 deaths
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) In a clear sign of the curve flattening, only 1,001 new Covid cases were registered, while 22 died of the infection in a day across Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Sunday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka colleges to reopen on Monday as Covid cases dip
Bengaluru, July 26 (IANS) With the pandemic's second wave subsiding, state-run and private colleges across Karnataka would resume classes from Monday, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Sunday.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
US asks Pakistan, India to work towards stable relationship
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Just before the all-important visit of Secretary of State Antony Blinken to India and other destinations of South Asia and the Middle East, the US has issued a statement, encouraging arch-rivals India and Pakistan to work for a more stable relationship.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Knew spinners would do the job on this wicket: Dhawan
Colombo, July 26 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan, India's stand-in skipper for the tour of Sri Lanka, said he had faith in his spinners to pull off a win in the first T20 International against Sri Lanka. India defeated the home team by 38 runs to take 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
1st T20I: India beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs
Colombo, July 25 (IANS) India put up a commanding display to defeat Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the first T20 International here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday. While India made 164/5 which looked within Sri Lanka's range, the bowlers led by Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/21) and Deepak Chahar (2/24) ensured it was too much for the host.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Let's dissolve this Assembly and seek fresh mandate, Shivakumar dares BJP
Bengaluru, July 25 (IANS) Throwing down the gauntlet to the ruling BJP, Congress's Karnataka unit President, D. K. Shivakumar on Sunday dared it to dissolve the existing Assembly and go to seek a fresh mandate.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Without NE's growth, India's progress not possible: Amit Shah
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that without the development of the northeastern region, India's growth would not be complete.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Gymnast Oksana quits Olympics after competing in 8th edition
Tokyo July 25 (IANS) Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina, who has represented three countries across eight successive Olympics, bid farewell to the quadrennial Games after narrowly failing to qualify for the vault final. The 46-year-old had first competed in the 1992 Barcelona Games.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Portal launched for applications under 'PM CARES for Children' scheme
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Centre has launched a web portal to facilitate submission of applications and identification of children eligible to receive support under the 'PM CARES for Children' scheme.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nine tourists killed in Himachal landslide
Shimla/Jaipur, July 25 (IANS) At least nine tourists, including four from Rajasthan, were killed and three others seriously injured in a rockslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Sunday, the police said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Analysis: Inexperienced forwards, slow defenders reasons for 7-1 loss
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) An inexperienced forward line, open and aggressive play against an opponent on the rampage and leaden-footed defenders were the cause for India's humiliating 7-1 thrashing by World No 1 Australia in a men's preliminary round Group A hockey match at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, according to Joaquim Carvalho, who represented India in the 1984 Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Huge haul of explosive material recovered in J&K's Kupwara
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Security forces have recovered huge quantity of explosive material from Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
3 of Sikar family, one from Jaipur killed in Himachal landslide
Jaipur, July 25 (IANS) Four people from Rajasthan, including three of a family hailing from Sikar, were among the nine killed in the landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
1st T20I: India score 164/5 against Sri Lanka
Colombo, July 25 (IANS) Suryakumar Yadav's 50 (off 34 balls) and skipper Shikhar Dhawan's 46 (off 36 balls) helped India score 164/5 in 20 overs in the first T20 International here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Kishan Reddy thanks PM for heritage site status to Ramappa temple
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) Union minister of culture and tourism G. Kishan Reddy on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his guidance and support as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) conferred the World Heritage inscription to Telangana's Rudreswara Temple, also known as Ramappa Temple.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Nishank receives 'Maharishi Inter National Invincible Gold Medal'
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the former Education Minister was presented the most prestigious special "Maharishi Inter National Invincible Gold Medal Award" in the annual Vedic conference of the Global Maharishi Organization, in which representatives of more than 119 countries of the organization participated.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid watch: Golfers Rahm, DeChambeau withdraw after testing positive
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Top golfers Jon Rahm, the 2021 US Open champion, and Bryson DeChambeau, the 2020 US Open champion, have tested positive for Covid-19 and have withdrawn from the ongoing Olympic Games.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
China trying to paint dark outlook for Indian economy
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In a scare-mongering exercise, the Chinese regime's mouthpiece is raising the spectre of a looming financial crisis for India
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
Nawaz Sharif's meeting with Afghan NSA in London creates uproar in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Pakistan's mainstream major political party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), leader and ousted Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif's recent meeting with Afghan National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib in London has evoked a political storm back home.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Suspended IPL 2021 to resume with CSK-MI clash on September 19
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The remaining 31 matches of the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played over a period of 27 days in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19 to October 15 with Dubai hosting 13 matches, Sharjah 10 and Abu Dhabi eight, the Indian cricket board announced on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
First heritage site from Telangana gets coveted UNESCO tag
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) The UNESCO World Heritage site status to Ramappa temple has come as the first global recognition of the rich spiritual and cultural heritage of Telangana, India's youngest state.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
Theft accused, two relatives assaulted in Bihar's Supaul
Patna, July 25 (IANS) A man, accused of stealing a goat, and his two relatives were brutally assaulted by villagers in Bihar's Supaul district on Sunday morning before their heads were shaved and they paraded through the entire village, police said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM condoles loss of lives in accident in Himachal's Kinnaur
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives in an accident in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM set target to provide drinking water to all household: Shah
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set the target of providing pure drinking water to every household in the country before the completion of 75 years of Independence.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
India pushes rich countries to act, experts seek more local action
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India has pushed for stronger action by rich countries for bringing down per capita emissions at the G20 climate ministerial that concluded in Italy on Saturday, but experts back home are sceptical and have demanded matching action on ground.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Musk wants to bring Tesla to India, blames high import duties
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that its electric vehicle (EV) company wants to launch cars in India, but the country's import duties on EVs are "highest in the world by far".
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Flood-scarred Maha's toll zooms to 149, 2.29 lakhs evacuated
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The death toll in flood-ravaged Maharashtra shot up from 112 to 149 on Sunday while another 64 are still missing, the State Disaster Management Authority said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ramappa temple inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List
Paris, July 25 (IANS) The World Heritage Committee has inscribed Telangana's Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple on UNESCO's World Heritage List during its 44th session held online and chaired from Fuzhou (China), it announced on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, France,National,Art/Culture/Books
Oculus makes it easier to create mixed-reality apps: Report
San Francisco, July 25 (IANS) Facebook-owned Oculus has unveiled a toolkit, Passthrough API Experimental, that will make it relatively easy to "seamlessly" merge virtual reality (VR) with the real world view from Quest 2's cameras.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
RIL likely to produce natural gas from MJ field starting Q3FY23
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) is likely to produce natural gas from the MJ field of the KG D6 block by the third quarter (October-December) of next fiscal.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Will abide by party leaders' decision, haven't received any message: Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, July 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Sunday reiterated he would abide by the decision of his party's top leaders whether he would continue as in his post after July 26 or not.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
J&K sees 197 Covid recoveries, 166 new cases, no death
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) For the second consecutive day on Sunday, no Covid related death was reported in J&K where 197 patients recovered and 166 new cases were reported during last 24 hours.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
BJP focusing on Uttarakhand's Kumaon region ahead of 2022 polls
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) While trying to keep its house in order ahead of next year's Assembly polls, the BJP in Uttarakhand is now focusing on Kumaon, and has started promoting leaders from the region at state and national level to match the stature of former Chief Minister Bhagat Singh Koshiyari.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
OPPO group reaches 2nd spot globally in May
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Global smartphone brand OPPO and its subsidiaries, including OnePlus and realme, captured the second spot in the global smartphone market during May, says a report.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Over 200 Lingayat seers rally behind Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, July 25 (IANS) More than 200 Veerashaiva-Lingayat seers congregated on Sunday and tried their best to exert pressure on BJP's central leadership that incumbent Karnataka chief minister, B.S. Yediyurappa should not be replaced till the ongoing Assembly term ends in 2023.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
NCB sleuths jump from first floor to nab fleeing drug peddler
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) In a daring operation, NCB sleuths jumped from the first floor of a building to nab a fleeing drug peddler who had leaped out to evade arrest, officials said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tokyo Insights: Mary, Sindhu & Manika shine, but why are the shooters failing
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Three women athletes -- the ageless wonder MC Mary Kom, world badminton champion PV Sindhu, and pioneer paddler Manika Batra -- kept the Indian hopes alive on what was otherwise a bad day for the Indians at the Tokyo Olympics, made worse by the men's hockey team getting hammered 7-1 by world No. 1 Australia.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl in first T20I against India
Colombo, July 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bowl in the first T20 International against here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday. Indian opener Prithvi Shaw, who has already played Tests and ODIs, will make his T20 International debut. Spinner Varun Chakravarthy will make his international debut for India.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
KCR hails UNESCO World Heritage site status to Ramappa temple
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) Telangana chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday expressed his happiness over historic Ramappa Temple receiving UNESCO World Heritage site status.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Lahiri feels Indian golfers have slight advantage in hot and humid Tokyo
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri clearly loved what he saw during his first outing at the East course of Kasumigaseki Country Club, where he will represent India in the men's golf competition of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Golf
Portraying legendary war hero Capt Vikram Batra was huge responsibility: Sidharth Malhotra
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who is portraying Kargil war hero Captain Vikram Batra (PVC) in the upcoming film 'Shershaah', says that it was not only a huge responsibility for him as an actor to play the legend onscreen but also it was a story, close to his heart.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Taliban using Pakistani madrasas to recruit fighters
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Afghanistan is now squarely blaming Pakistan for supporting the Taliban insurgency with the topmost officials attacking Pakistan's links with terror in quick succession.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Shershaah' a real tribute to Kargil hero: Elderly parents
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) Twenty-two years have passed, but time has not healed wounds of this elderly couple whose Indian Army officer son sacrificed his life while fighting with the enemy in icy heights at an altitude of 16,000 feet in the 1999 Kargil War.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Defence/Security
Assam Rifles to carry mega plantation at Cherrapunji: Amit Shah
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) Meghalaya's Cherrapunji, once credited as the wettest place on Earth, would be adopted by Assam Rifles for an ambitious plantation drive to restore the lost greenery in the world-famous spot, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Tap water supply reaches 66% schools, 60% anganwadi centres
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In less than ten months since the launch of the campaign, tap water has been made available in 66 per cent schools and 60 per cent anganwadi centres across the country, the ministry of Jal Shakti has informed.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Four Afghan nationals arrested for over-staying in India
Gurugram, July 25 (IANS) Four Afghan nationals, who were allegedly over-staying in India after their visa expired, were arrested from Gurugram by Haryana Chief Minister's flying squad, officials said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maoists burn 6 road construction vehicles in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 25 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas set afire six vehicles of a private road construction company in Jharkhand's Garwah district on Sunday, police said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Yogi reviews medical infrastructure in Ayodhya
Lucknow/Ayodhya, July 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday reviewed the medical and health infrastructure in Ayodhya in view of the expected third wave of the Covid pandemic.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Over 665 mn homes own smart TVs globally: Report
San Francisco, July 25 (IANS) More than 665 million homes worldwide owned a Smart TV by the end of 2020 (34 per cent of global households) which is set to rise to 51 per cent by 2026 when Smart TV ownership will reach 1.1 billion homes, a new report has showed.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Olympics shooting: Bajwa in with a chance to secure finals berth in skeet
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Young Angad Vir Singh Bajwa missed two targets out of 75, to be placed 11th on count back as the men's skeet shooting event got underway here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
With 66 new Covid cases, Delhi set to open completely from Monday
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) With only 66 new Covid cases and two deaths reported on Sunday, Delhi is all set to open completely from Monday. While, theatres and multiplexes will open with 50 per cent occupancy, full seating capacity is allowed in public transport buses and the Delhi Metro from Monday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
New-age stocks poised to enter Nifty50 index
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) New-age stocks are seen poised to enter the Nifty50 index, with Info Edge (India) being the closest contender.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Olympics swimming: Tunisian Hafnaoui creates history; Australia sets world record (Overall Ld)
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old Ahmed Hafnaoui of Tunisia stunned the pool when he swam an event-winning time of three minutes and 43.36 seconds in the men's 400m freestyle, as the first four swimming medals of the 2021 Olympic Games were awarded Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Coast Guard saves 215 lives in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard has saved 215 lives in rescue and relief operations in water-logged areas of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka, an official statement said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Real estate firm employee arrested for cheating investors
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi police's Economic Offences Wing (EOW) have arrested an employee of a real estate firm in Delhi's Dwarka area for alleged forgery of land documents and cheating the people by alluring them to invest in its project -- Ganga City Colony in Jhajjar district of Haryana.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DU sets new record, prepares UG results within 30 days
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, educational institutions across the country have remained closed. However, Delhi University (DU) worked round the clock and burnt midnight oil to prepare results of the examinations for undergraduate courses held in June this year.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Delhi's cinema goers will have to wait till Aug 15 for Hindi releases
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Delhi's cinema theatres are being allowed to open at 50 per cent capacity from Monday, July 26, but don't expect a Hindi film release till August 15.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
An epitome of longevity named Mary Kom
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) "Being a girl, fighting for 20 years is not an easy job." Mary Kom's words to Olympic Channel from a qualifying event in Jordan last year convey a lot, especially in terms of longevity.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Revenant Esports announces new Call of Duty Mobile: Multiplayer Roster
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Esports company Revenant Esports on Sunday announced their brand new 'Call of Duty Mobile: Multiplayer Roster', close to the heels of announcing their Battlegrounds Mobile India Roster in June 2021.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Yami Gautam's film 'Lost' goes on floors
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam starrer investigative drama titled "Lost" has gone on floors.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nine tourists from Delhi killed in Himachal accident
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) At least nine tourists, mainly from Delhi-National Capital Region, were killed and three others seriously injured in a rockslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Sunday, the police said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Olympics hockey: Australia inflict crushing 7-1 defeat on India
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) A shell-shocked India went down 1-7 to world No. 1 Australia in a Group A league match, thrashed by a team that was too strong and too dominating, at the Tokyo Olympics here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Kangana shares glimpse of fight practice for 'Dhaakad'
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Bollywood Actress Kangana Ranaut shared a sneak peek from her action practice for upcoming film "Dhaakad".
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kia to suspend local plant on Covid-19 infections
Seoul, July 25 (IANS) Kia Corp, South Korea's second-biggest carmaker, said on Sunday that it will suspend one of its eight domestic plants on Monday as dozens of workers at the factory were infected with Covid-19 in recent days.
2021-07-25
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
AI helping researchers improve solar data from the Sun
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Researchers are utilising artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to calibrate some of NASA's images of the Sun, helping improve the data that scientists use for solar research.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Various parts of India likely to get heavy rainfall on Monday
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, east Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya on Monday, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Covid vaccination coverage crosses 43 crore
New July 25 (IANS) India's cumulative Covid vaccine coverage has crossed the 43 crore mark, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry announced on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Polarised posts travel faster on social media: Study
New York, July 25 (IANS) On social media, posts with polarised or controversial views travel faster than the non-controversial ones, say researchers, adding that disagreement seems to spread online posts faster and further than agreement.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Maha floods: CM seeks Centre's help for long-term solutions
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), July 25 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday sought the Centre's help for devising "long-term measures" to mitigate the frequent crises of devastating floods which play havoc in the state.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Mary Kom advances to next round in women's 51kg (Ld)
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's six-time world champion and London Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom started her Tokyo Olympics boxing campaign on a winning as she moved into the Round of 16 in women's flyweight (51kg) with a convincing 4-1 win on points against Miguelina Hernandez Garcia of Dominican Republic on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Sawant, not Shripad Naik, maybe BJP's face for 2022 polls: Nadda
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and not Union Minister of state for Tourism and Ports Shripad Naik -- an MP from Goa -- may be the face of the party for the 2022 state Assembly polls, BJP national president J.P. Nadda hinted on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Snoopgate charges baseless; Congress a rudderless boat: Nadda
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) BJP national President J.P. Nadda on Sunday termed the accusations of snoopgate against the Central government as baseless, and said that they are being raised by an issueless opposition.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Maken's instruction to Raj MLAs fuels speculation of cabinet expansion
Jaipur, July 25 (IANS) Amid speculation of change in the Congress' organisational structure in Rajasthan and a possible cabinet expansion, the partys state in-charge Ajay Maken on Sunday directed all the MLAs to stay put in Jaipur on July 28 and 29.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
CII suggests mandatory life insurance cover for PMAY borrowers
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Central government should relaunch the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) with an in-built credit-linked insurance cover for the borrowers, industry chamber Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has suggested.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cannot link 'family raj' concept to ticket allotment: Nadda
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) BJP national president J.P. Nadda on Sunday sought to make a distinction between the notion of 'family raj' and actual allotment of electoral tickets. Nadda said that the two should not be viewed as interlinked.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
4 IEDs recovered in J&K's Kupwara
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Security forces recovered four improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from J&K's Kupwara district on Sunday, police said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
From discarded mobile phones to glittering medals, Japan shows the way
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) The Japanese government had to launch a two-year nationwide campaign to collect ample recycled material for the production of 5,000 bronze, silver, and gold medals for the Tokyo Olympics, which commenced on July 23.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
India's gold imports surge in Apr-Jun, silver imports fall
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India registered a manifold raise in import of gold during the first three months of FY22 on a year-on-year basis, to nearly $7.9 billion.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
MediaTek likely to launch Dimensity 1300T chipset on July 26
Taipei, July 25 (IANS) After launching Helio chipsets this month, chipmaker MediaTek is likely to launch a new Dimensity 1300T chipset, which will be aimed at mobile gaming in particular, on July 26.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology
Thousands participate in Lashkar Bonalu celebrations in T'gana
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) Thousands of devotees flocked the Ujjaini Mahankali temple in Secunderabad here on Sunday as the annual Lashkar Bonalu was celebrated with traditional gaiety.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Milind Soman congratulates Priya Malik for winning gold at Olympics, trolled
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Model-actor Milind Soman got trolled on Sunday after tweeting a congratulatory message to Indian wrestler Priya Malik, assuming she had won gold at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
2 die after entering sewer tank in Noida to retrieve cricket ball
Noida, July 25 (IANS) Two youths died while two others were left in a critical condition after they entered a sewer tank in Sector 6, Noida, to retrieve a cricket ball on Sunday morning.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonia appoints state Congress chiefs in Assam, Manipur
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has appointed new state chiefs for Assam and Manipur to strengthen the party in the two Northeastern states, party sources said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
War of words erupts between The Hindu group members over paper's credibility
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) A war of words has erupted on Twitter between the Chairperson of The Hindu Publishing Group (THG), Malini Parthasarathy, and N. Ram, Director, THG, following a tweet by the former.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Media,Politics
BJP top brass contemplates Santhosh as Yediyurappa's successor
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) With the countdown for the change of guard nearing, the BJP top brass is contemplating to recommend the incumbent National General Secretary (Organisation) of the party, B.L. Santhosh as the successor of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
President Ram Nath Kovind completes four years in office
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind completed four years in office on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Death toll rises to 15 in China warehouse fire
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) The death toll from a fire accident at a warehouse in China's Jilin rovince has increased to 15, with 25 people injured, local authorities said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shrinking forests concern for seed dispersal by birds: Study
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Do you know how does a forest re-generate naturally? Do you know the role played by frugivorous (fruit-eating) birds by way of bird-seeding in forest regeneration?
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
PM praises AP youth's work as weatherman
Amaravati, July 25 (IANS) A Tirupati youth was praised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday for his efforts to help farmers by providing weather-related information in the local language.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Major pistol malfunction reason for Manu missing air pistol finals: Coach
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's 10m air pistol shooter, 19-year-old Manu Bhaker, had suffered a major equipment malfunction, which probably cost her a place in the finals of the event at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, according to the country's pistol coach Ronal Pandit.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Militants snatch cop's rifle in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Militants snatched the service rifle of a policeman on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police sources said.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Maha floods: Union Minister Narayan Rane assures Central help
Raigad (Maharashtra), July 25 (IANS) Union Minister for MSMEs Narayan Rane on Sunday assured all help from the Centre to help mitigate the sufferings of the flood victims of western and coastal Maharashtra.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Afghan forces kill 81 militants in Balkh province
Kabul, July 25 (IANS) A total of 81 militants were confirmed dead as the Afghan forces, backed by helicopters and fighter planes, launched airstrikes in the northern Balkh province, an army statement released here on Sunday said.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Hostel Daze Season 2' album takes one through highs and lows of college life
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The music album for the latest web series 'Hostel Daze Season 2', which was launched on Friday, is a mixed bag of emotions taking one through the highs and lows of college life.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kriti Kharbanda, Vikrant Massey share their college ragging story
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actors Kriti Kharbanda and Vikrant Massey played the lead on-screen couple of the latest released film '14 Phere'.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yogi's 'Gullu' turns into Internet sensation
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's new pet dog 'Gullu' has turned into an Internet sensation, hours after his photographs went viral on social media on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
BSP's Ram temple outing irks Muslims in UP
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) efforts to win over Brahmins and play the Hindutva card with visits to Ayodhya and the Ram temple, may end up backfiring on its strategy for a comeback in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections next year.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Darshan Raval opens up on his monsoon song 'Jannat ve'
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Darshan Raval is back with a monsoon special song titled 'Jannat ve'. The singer, who has also composed the track, says it is a soothing and deeply romantic number.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
MCX logs 29% fall in Q1 net profit
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) has reported 29 per cent drop in its net profit for the April-June period on a year-on-year basis.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sunil Grover: It is okay to be boxed
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Star stand-up comic and actor Sunil Grover, who has tickled the funnybone of many with his witty one-liners and expressions on screen, is fine with being boxed as he sees it as acceptance and not getting limited.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Confidence over job scenario, economic prospects remain subdued in July
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Confidence of urban Indians over the employment scenario in the country and the economic prospects remains subdued although the overall consumer confidence has recorded in uptick in July.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Higher net worth at midlife means a longer life: Study
New York, July 25 (IANS) What is the connection of your net worth with a longer, healthier life? A lot, say researchers. In a first such wealth and longevity study, a team of US researchers have claimed that Americans with higher net worth at midlife tend to live longer.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
E-commerce rules: CAIT calls for strict monitoring, says draft norms to end acrony capitalismm
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Describing the draft e-commerce rules as a perfect set of guidelines for conducting structured and transparent e-commerce business in India, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has said that the rules if implemented would end the crony capitalism that allegedly exists in the current e-commerce scenario in the country.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
WhatsApp for iOS adds multi-device compatibility for beta users
San Francisco, July 25 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp is now releasing the multi-device beta program for some beta testers of the app.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi Police arrest former LF&FS chairman Ramchand Karunakaran
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police on Sunday said it has arrested former managing director of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) Ramchand Karunakaran in connection with the alleged cheating and siphoning of money.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
July expiry, volatility and new lifetime highs in the week ahead
It was an interesting four-day week which just went by with markets losing on the first two days and then bouncing back on the remaining two days. At the end of it all, it could be termed as more of a flattish week with BSESENSEX losing 164.26 points or 0.31 per cent to end at 52,975.80 points while NIFTY lost 99.35 points or 0.62 per cent to close at 15,824.05 points. The broader markets saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose 0.31 per cent, 0.40 per cent and 0.37 per cent, respectively. BSEMIDCAP lost 0.47 per cent, while BSESMALLCAP lost 0.14 per cent.
2021-07-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Olympics boxing: MC Mary Kom wins, advances to next round in women's 51kg
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's six-time world boxing champion and London Olympics bronze medallist MC Mary Kom started her Tokyo Games campaign on a winning note as she moved into the Round of 16 in women's 51kg with a 4-1 victory on points against Miguelina Hernandez Garcia of Dominican Republic on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
3 dead, 5 injured amid monsoon rains in Philippines
Manila, July 25 (IANS) At least three people have died and five others injured in Philippines after days of intensive monsoon rains, authorities said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Typhoon In-Fa makes landfall in China
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Typhoon In-Fa made landfall in China's Zhejiang province on Sunday, packing winds of up to 38 metres per second at its centre, according to local authorities.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
TDP demands resignation of YSRCP MPs over VSP privatisation
Amaravati, July 25 (IANS) Opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Sunday demanded that all MPs of the ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) resign to step up pressure on the Central government in the current session of Parliament to withdraw privatisation of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Olympics TT: Manika advances to 3rd round as Sathiyan bows out
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Manika Batra came back from two games down to earn a sensational win over Ukraine's Margaryta Pesotska in the second round of the women's singles table tennis event at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight had exfiltrated via Wagah border: Police
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) One of the three militants killed in gunfight with the security forces in J&K's Bandipora district had exfiltrated to Pakistan via Wagah border in 2018, police said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
RAS results throw up more questions than answers
Jaipur, July 25 (IANS) Should interview rounds be scrapped from competitive examinations like the Rajasthan Public Service Commission test, as some candidates are said to be deprived of the right posts since others, supposedly with connections among officials, forge ahead?
2021-07-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Israel, UK data show mixed signals on Pfizer's potency against Delta strain
Jerusalem, July 25 (IANS) New data from Israel and the UK is showing a contradictory picture on the effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine in fighting off the Delta variant, the media reported.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,International
International Criminal Court investigating war crimes by Taliban
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Taliban forces that have taken control of districts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province have detained hundreds of residents whom they accuse of association with the government.
2021-07-25
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
India's Nethra competing against sailors, nature in Tokyo
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) The 23-year-old Indian, K. Nethra will not only have to compete against over 40 competitors but will also have to contend with nature at the sailing event in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports
K'taka evacuates 31,360 from flood hit Belagavi, Uttar Kannada
Bengaluru, July 25 (IANS) Karnataka revenue minister, R. Ashoka said on Sunday that due to heavy rains for the last two weeks across north Karnataka region, thousands of people were displaced and at least 31,360 people have been evacuated from low-lying areas so far in this region.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Olympics shooting: American Shaner bags air rifle gold as India's Panwar, Deepak disappoint
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) American marksman William Shaner won the gold medal in men's 10m air rifle with a new Olympic record score, as India's world No. 2 Divyansh Singh Panwar and world No. 9 Deepak Kumar had a dismal outing, finishing 32nd and 26th respectively in the qualification stage of the event at the Asaka Shooting Range on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Afghan civilian casualties drastically down last week
Kabul, July 25 (IANS) A media report has revealed that there were 117 Afghan civilian casualties in the past seven days, a drastic difference from the 433 fatalities reported the previous week amid US airstrikes on the Taliban and international calls for a reduction in violence in the war-torn country.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
FPIs pull out net investment of Rs 5,689 cr in July
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Foreign portfolio investors (FPI) have withdrawn net investment of Rs 5,689 crore so far in July from the Indian equities segment.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sai Tamhankar to play 'a character from heartland of India' in 'Mimi'
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actress Sai Tamhankar has opened up on her character in the upcoming digital film 'Mimi'. In the Pankaj Tripathi and Kriti Sanon-starrer, Sai will be seen playing a small town girl.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mrunal Thakur: Want to make sure I get out of my comfort zone
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actress Mrunal Thakur says she wants to keep exploring herself and push herself out of her comfort zone.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Olympics hockey: Need to back our skills in tie against Germany, says Rani Rampal
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Ahead of the Indian women's hockey team's Pool A clash against Germany on Monday, captain Rani Rampal said the side will take a lot of positives from the 5-1 defeat at the hands of the Netherlands on Saturday and "rectify the mistakes" in the second encounter at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
New crypto malware targeting Windows, Linux systems: Microsoft
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Microsoft has warned customers about a new crypto mining malware that can steal credentials, remove security controls, spread via emails and ultimately drop more tools for human-operated activity.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
National Parents Day: Here's a list of lesser known cultural destinations to explore with your family
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) National Parents Day, a day that commemorates parenthood and appreciates the love, efforts, and sacrifices of parents towards their kids is celebrated every year on the fourth Sunday of July. Last year, most of us had extended time apart from friends and family -- what better way to celebrate this beautiful day by reconnecting with your family and exploring the cultural heritage of our country.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tanuj Virwani says 'Inside Edge 3' has 'innumerable surprises' for fans
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actor Tanuj Virwani says the upcoming season of the popular cricket-based web series Inside Edge will bring innumerable surprises for fans.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Afghanistan imposes night-time curfew in 31 provinces (Ld)
Kabul, July 25 (IANS) The Afghan government announced that it has imposed a night-time curfew in 31 provinces except Kabul, Panjshir and Nangarhar, in the wake of unabated Taliban attacks across the war-torn country.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Employees intensify stir against Vizag Steel Plant privatisation
Visakhapatnam, July 25 (IANS) Leaders of employees' unions affiliated to all trade unions took out a 'padyatra' here on Sunday as they intensified the protest against the Centre's move to privatise Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Olympics TT: Sathiyan crashes out in second round
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Indian table tennis player Sathiyan Gnanasekaran crashed out of the men's singles event at the Tokyo Olympics, losing 3-4 to Hong Kong's Lam Siu Hang, ranked 95th in the world, in a second-round match at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
PM praises Odia YouTuber Isaak Munda in his 'Mann Ki Baat'
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Odia daily labour Isaak Munda, who turned to be a YouTuber, in his 79th 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Pak bans non-vaccinated persons from domestic air travel
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) The Pakistan government has banned people, over the age of 18, who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 from domestic air travel, the media reported on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Choose conscious parenting
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) No matter its approach, the underlying philosophy of parenting is to assure the best for a child. A parent is a nurturer, guide and protector of the child and wishes to see them healthy and successful in life. The child's physical health, mental and emotional well-being, behavioural patterns and development through different stages greatly depends on the parenting.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Most populous Aus state sees slight drop in daily Covid cases
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Sunday saw a slight drop in the daily Covid-19 cases with two new deaths recorded.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Pandemic made me stronger, says MMA star Ritu Phogat
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) Indian mixed martial arts athlete Ritu Phogat, the third Phogat sister and 2016 Commonwealth wrestling gold medalist, is as ferocious as they get. Called an Indian Tigress in the mixed martial arts (MMA) fraternity, Phogat harbours the dream to become India's first woman MMA champion. Coming from a strong legacy, one that is captured in the Bollywood hit 'Dangal', and training alone in Singapore since March last year, the 27-year-old says that the Covid-19 pandemic has made her stronger.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Six footballers (men and women) to cheer for at the 2020 Olympics
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Olympic football may not receive as much fanfare as the World Cup or the Euros, but for football lovers, it promises plenty of excitement. A number of players are aiming to leave their mark on this competition, but six of them, we believe, have the best shot at making an impact. Our list of six to watch out for:
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
When Telangana's Nirmal townspeople went fishing on road
Nirmal (Telangana), July 25 (IANS) It literally rained fish at Nirmal town in Telangana during the recent flood and heavy downpour, making people run on the roads to catch fish.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Fuel prices unchanged at record levels for 8th straight day
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Prices of petrol and diesel were unchanged for the 8th consecutive day across the four metros on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Experts sound alarm over hypertension amid Covid-19 pandemic
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a serious medical condition that is one of the leading causes of death in the world. After more than a year of the coronavirus pandemic, there is enough evidence that people with high blood pressure are more likely to get severely sick or die if they get Covid-19.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
NASA lander reveals Mars' deep interiors for 1st time
Washington, July 25 (IANS) NASA's Insight lander has revealed deep interiors of the Red Planet for the first time, confirming that the planet's centre is molten (Earth's outer core is molten while its inner core is solid).
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Mute' servant beats employer to death, starts talking
Kannauj (UP), July 25 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a young man working as a domestic help and posing as a deaf and mute person, beat his employer to death and critically injured an elderly relative who came to rescue him.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
R Madhavan on the importance of being kind, caring and compassionate
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) Parents are a child's first exposure to the world. Right from conception till the time they are adults, parents mould a child to be a better human being. Kids learn valuable lessons like love, care, kindness and compassion from everyone through their experiences and face-to-face interactions at home, at school and during playtime with friends. These qualities are learnt over time and through practice, but this learning starts at home.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
PM Modi cheers for India Olympic team in Mann ki Baat
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A day after India won its first silver medal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the 'Victory Punch Campaign' has already begun on social media.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics shooting: Panwar, Deepak fail to qualify for air rifle final
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Indian rifle shooters Divyansh Singh Panwar and Deepak Kumar continued a disappointing run for shooters, failing to qualify for the final of the men's 10m air rifle event at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
JLo, Ben Affleck make relationship official, seal it with a kiss
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) Finally putting all rumours to rest, singer-actress Jennifer Lopez on her birthday has made her relationship with Hollywood star Ben Affleck official on social media.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
JSPL to launch bidding process for JPL divestment
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has decided to launch an additional transparent competitive bidding process for the proposed stake sale of its subsidiary Jindal Power Limited (JPL).
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pakistan records 2,819 new Covid cases
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) A total of 2,819 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Pakistan, raising the country's total infection tally to 1,004,694, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
M. Night Shyamalan's movie 'Old' inspired by Father's Day gift
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) Indian-origin Hollywood filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan was inspired by a present given by his daughters on Father's Day which helped in making his upcoming movie titled 'Old'.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Giving a new spin: Ex-cricketer Harbhajan Singh wraps shooting of debut film 'Friendship'
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh has finished the last schedule of his multi-lingual feature film titled 'Friendship' and is likely to start dubbing soon.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Nearly 70,000 people affected by floods in China's Shaanxi
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 70,000 people from 146 villages in Luonan county in China's Shaanxi province have been affected by floods triggered by torrential rain, authorities said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Runaway kids 'bored' with online classes brought back home
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, two children, aged 11 and 9 years, ran away from home because they were 'bored with online classes and upset at being scolded by parents'.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Finch ruled out of B'desh series, likely to undergo knee surgery
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS) Skipper Aaron Finch has been ruled out of the remainder of Australia's tour of the West Indies and their upcoming series in Bangladesh.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Chinese city launches 2nd round of nucleic acid test
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A second round of Covid-19 nucleic acid test was launched in Nanjing city, capital of China's Jiangsu province, following a resurgence of new confirmed cases.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
After Punjab PCC change of guard, state cabinet rejig likely
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After the installation of Navjot Singh Sidhu as Punjab Congress chief, sources in the party indicate that the state cabinet is likely to be expanded with the induction of new ministerial faces.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics tennis: Defending champion Andy Murray withdraws from singles
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Defending champion Andy Murray of Great Britain withdrew from the singles draw at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday citing a right quad injury. The 34-year-old plans to continue in the doubles draw with Joe Salisbury.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Chilean Ministers meet Sinovac executives over potential vax production site
Santiago, July 25 (IANS) Chilean Ministers have met executives from the Chinese company Sinovac over the pharmaceutical firm's plan to create a potential vaccination production site.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Idris Elba feels fortunate to be alive after Covid battle
London, July 25 (IANS) British star Idris Elba, who was one of the first celebrities to share about battling Covid-19, says he is fortunate to be alive and that every day he is thankful.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shweta Tiwari: Don't regret anything in my career
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Television star Shweta Tiwari has been a part of the acting business for over two decades now. The actress is happy the way her career has shaped up and does not regret anything.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
There has been no data breach, says Clubhouse
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) As the news of data breach surfaced online revealing that millions of phone numbers of Clubhouse users are 'up for sale' on Dark Web, the chat app maker on Sunday informed that there has been no data breach.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Armed forces increase deployment for relief ops in Maha, K'taka, Goa
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Armed Forces have increased deployment of more men and material on ground to carry out relief and rescue operations in flood-affected areas of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa, caused by incessant rains and consequent overflowing of riverbanks and dams.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iraq arrests terrorists responsible for Baghdad bombing: PM
Baghdad, July 25 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has announced the dismantlement of a terrorist cell linked to a recent bombing in capital Baghdad, which left dozens of people killed and wounded.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
TV shows trying to keep the audience hooked
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) There used to be a time when the entire family sat together to watch different shows, from fantasy drama 'Chandrakanta' to women-centric shows like 'Shanti', television holds an important place in our life.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Olympics tennis: Sania-Ankita knocked out in the first round
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) The Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina were knocked out in the first round of the women's doubles event at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Amazon may soon allow digital currency as payment mode
San Francisco, July 25 (IANS) Amazon may allow users to pay in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin soon as the e-commerce giant is hiring a digital currency and blockchain product lead for its payments team.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Spain imposes quarantine for arrivals from Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia, Namibia
Madrid, July 25 (IANS) The Spanish government has announced that travellers from Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia and Namibia will have to spend 10 days in quarantine following their arrival in the country.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Spain,Politics
It's a case of present uncertain for Yediyurappa and future tense for BJP
Bengaluru, July 25 (IANS) Monday happens to be the second anniversary of the BJP government in Karnataka. But instead of the air of exuberance associated with such occasions, a nervous tension smoulders beneath the surface. While the Covid pandemic has certainly put the lid on public celebrations and exuberance, it's a different story in Karnataka.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Palestinian diplomat slams 'inaction' towards Israel's violations
Ramallah, July 25 (IANS) A senior Palestinian diplomat has slammed what he termed as the international community's inaction towards the Israeli violations in the Palestinian territories.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Politics
S.African schools ready to reopen: Minister
Johannesburg, July 25 (IANS) South Africa is ready to reopen schools from Monday as Covid-19 figures are reducing and measures have been put in place to reduce transmission, said the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga.
2021-07-25
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Women screenwriters transforming narrative of Bollywood heroines
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Hindi film heroine is no more an embodiment of perfection.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iraqi Communist Party withdraws from parliamentary polls
Baghdad, July 25 (IANS) The Iraqi Communist Party has announced its withdrawal from the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for October 10.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Olympics: Spain's Sara Sorribes sends world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty packing in opening round
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain, ranked 48th in the world, caused the biggest upset in women's tennis at the Tokyo Olympic Games, defeating world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia 6-4, 6-3 on the Centre Court in Ariake Tennis Park, here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Tusker attacks forest guard in UP's Amangarh Reserve
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) An angry tusker attacked and injured a forest guard when the latter was patrolling in the Makoniya section of the Amangarh Tiger Reserve on a motorcycle.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Dalai Lama offers prayers for Maharashtra flood victims
Dharamsala, July 25 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray that he will offer prayers and condolences to the families who have lost loved ones in the devastating floods, his aides said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
21 Houthi rebels killed in Saudi-led airstrikes
Sanaa, July 25 (IANS) A total of 21 Houthi rebels were killed in airstrikes launched by the Saudi-led coalition on the militia group's positions in Yemen's central province of Al Bayda, according to medics.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
UP: Man gets life sentence for raping, beheading minor
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) A special POCSO court in Bareilly has awarded life term to a man, accused of raping and beheading an eight-year-old girl.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
OnePlus Nord 2 5G offers premium look, powerful chip
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After launching its flagship OnePlus 9 series in March, the global smartphone brand has now unveiled a new smartphone in India, which is a successor of its affordable and popular smartphone series 'Nord'.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Uncertainty over new role of ministers dropped from Modi Cabinet
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) There is uncertainty over the new role of former union ministers, who were dropped from the Modi cabinet earlier this month, in the BJP's organisational set up or some other responsibility.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Yogi'a mango diplomacy, 'choicest' fruits to PM, BJP leaders
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) After slamming Congress MP Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on Uttar Pradesh mangoes, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sent high quality mangoes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his cabinet colleagues, BJP president J.P. Nadda and other senior leaders of the BJP.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IOA seeks relaxation in Covid tests for athletes, officials returning from Japan
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) When Olympic silver medallist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu returns home from Japan on Monday, she will not be allowed to board her flight from Tokyo unless she carries her latest Covid-19 test (RT-PCR) report as a mandatory requirement for all travellers from Japan.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
India logs over 39K Covid cases, 535 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India on Sunday recorded 39,742 cases of Covid-19 and 535 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Novel therapy might be effective in many cancers
New York, July 25 (IANS) A team of researchers has developed a novel therapy that could be effective for different types of cancers.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,International
Online classes: 55% students report health issues
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 55 per cent students in Classes 4 to 12 have reported health issues, mainly due to prolonged online learning during the pandemic.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
US firm HAAH to acquire debt-ridden SsangYong Motor: Report
Seoul, July 25 (IANS) The head of US-based vehicle importer HAAH Automotive Holdings has said the company is set to submit its letter of intent (LoI) next week to acquire the debt-ridden SsangYong Motor Co, industry sources said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy
AIMIM extends olive branch to SP
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Chief of the All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi has finally extended an olive branch to the Samajwadi Party (SP).
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Remix fever: Bollywood grooves with cocktail of old and latest
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Old numbers minted as new are crowding the music industry as remixes appear to grow roots in Bollywood where filmmakers are keeping pace with fresh demands of the newer generation of listeners.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I-T Dept conducts pan-India searches on prominent business group
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department has conducted a pan-India search operation on a prominent business group, which is involved in businesses in various sectors, including media, power, textiles and real estate, with a group turnover of more than Rs 6,000 crore per annum.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Australia break world record to win women's 4X100m freestyle relay gold
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Australia beat their own world record to win the women's 4X100m freestyle relay gold at the Tokyo Olympics Games here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
No more just about style, Tollywood moves beyond stereotypes
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Telugu film industry or Tollywood, is one of the biggest contributors of film production in India. Many movie buffs have always associated Tollywood with just masala entertainers with its over-the-top action or larger than life song and dance sequences.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pandemic-hit govt finances get crude shock; oil import bill to fall to decade low levels
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In a clear indication that the global oil market may not present an advantage to India as it provided during the pandemic-hit fiscal 2020-21, the countrys oil import bill in the first three months of current fiscal has increased close to three times to reach scales not seen in past few years.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Banarasi saree to have QR code woven in
Varanasi, July 25 (IANS) A QR code will now be woven into handloom Banarasi sarees to affirm their genuineness.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
End of 'inclusiveness' in TN politics?
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) When the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) sleuths raided 21 premises, including the residence of AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Transport Minister M.R. Vijayabhaskar on July 22, it sent out a clear message -- the politics of vendetta which is a common phenomenon in Dravidian politics of the state is back with a bang.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Remaking the same vision, Bollywood bets on original directors
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) What is common between Shahid Kapoor's 'Jersey', Janhvi Kapoor's 'Helen' and Hrithik Roshan-Saif Ali Khan-starrer 'Vikram Vedha'? Not only are these films going to be remakes of highly successful films from the southern film industries, they will also be helmed by the same directors, who called the shots for the successful one.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
After Punjab, Cong aims to put its house in Rajasthan in order
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After resolving the Punjab issue, the Congress party is focusing on problems in its Rajasthan unit. The party leadership has sent K.C. Venugopal, General Secretary (Organisation) and state in-charge General Secretary Ajay Maken to Jaipur to meet all the factions and resolve the crisis in the party there.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for July 26-August 1.
2021-07-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Defence and security come first (Column: Spy's Eye)
In the context of the pandemic affecting the world, India being amongst the worst impacted countries, the fundamentals of State-Citizen relationship in a democratic dispensation have come under the focus in terms of defining where the nation's energies and resources would be devoted first. The health emergency caused by Covid-19 has been with us for more than a year -- and still persistent -- leading to enormous loss of lives, destruction of employment and a sharp rise of poverty posing the unprecedented challenge before the ruling dispensation of reviving a derailed economy.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,National,Opinion/Commentary
Olympics: Sindhu starts campaign with easy win (Ld)
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu started her campaign in Tokyo without breaking a sweat, cantering to a comprehensive 21-7, 21-10 win over Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in a women's singles Group J match on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
UP becomes largest producer of ethanol in India
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the largest ethanol-producing state in the country.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Veteran ladies who stole the show in Hindi films lately
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Three-time National Award-winning veteran actress Surekha Sikri passed away recently. Her demise left a void in the world of cinema which can never be filled.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
16 unicorns, $11bn funding: Indian startups rise sans Chinese money
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The great Indian tech startup story is being rewritten amid the Covid-19 pandemic as traditional sectors still bear the brunt.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Parents Day: Telly stars shower love, gratitude on their parents
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) 'Next to God, Thy parents', this proverb is appropriate as parents not only give us life but also nurture us to become better individuals.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Vitalina wins air pistol gold for ROC as Manu, Yashaswini bow out in qualification
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Vitalina Batsarashkina, representing the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team since Russia is banned, won the women's 10m air pistol gold with an Olympic record of 240.3 points, even as Indian shooters -- Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal -- failed to qualify for the finals, finishing 12th and 13th respectively on the second day of the Olympic Games here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Their Crimes Don't Count! (Column: B-Town)
Film folk of yore preferred to keep their private lives to themselves. There was little exposure to the public in real life. All their communication or keeping in touch happened through fan mail. Yes, once every week, you heard a popular star anchoring a film songs slot on the radio which catered to the army personnel. Not only the army, but all music lovers also heard the programme and loved the stars even more.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Opinion/Commentary
Beer, whiskey top picks for tourists in Goa; wine 2nd choice: Study
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Beer and whiskey top the list of favourite alcoholic drinks for male tourists visiting Goa, while beer is the top go-to drink, followed by wine for women visitors to the coastal state, a study has revealed.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Death toll rises to 58 in China's rain-ravaged Henan
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) The death toll in China's rain-ravaged Henan province has increased to 58 as record downpours wreaked havoc, according to the local government.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
One medal that can change TN athletes' lives forever
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) It was the fire in their empty stomachs and racing on bare foot during their younger days that took five Tamil Nadu athletes to the tracks at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports