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Kashmir cyber police recovers 30 missing smartphones worth lakhs
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) The cyber police in Kashmir has traced and recovered 30 missing smartphones worth lakhs of rupees.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) One unidentified terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter in South Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday, police said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
IRSDC invites e-RFP for Bijwasan railway station development
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd. (IRSDC) has invited e-Request for Proposal (RFP) for leasing of land parcel for mixed-use development as a part of Bijwasan railway station development project.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISI, Dawood get breather as US drops extradition request against top D-Company financier
London/New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) After years of persuasion, the US has reportedly dropped an extradition request against Jabir Motiwala, the alleged financier of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IMS scam: ED conducts searches at 7 locations in Hyderabad
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday conducted searches at seven places in Hyderabad in connection with the money laundering investigation into the large scale scam in Telangana IMS (Insurance Medical Services) ESI Department.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Worked on my back-and-across movement: Prithvi Shaw
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Delhi Capitals opening batsman Prithvi Shaw said he had worked on his back-and-across movement after returning from Australia which has helped him score an avalanche of runs lately.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Shaw, Dhawan power DC to crushing win over CSK (Match report)
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) made Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pay dearly for their lapses in field and poor bowling, as the duel between the master and the apprentice turned out to be a damp squib with apprentice Rishabh Pant's DC thrashing master M.S. Dhoni's CSK by seven wickets at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Aramco signs $12.4 bn infra investment deal with EIG-led consortium
Dhahran, April 10 (IANS) Aramco has signed a deal with a consortium led by EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG), one of the world's leading energy infrastructure investors, to optimise its assets through a lease-and-lease-back agreement involving its stabilised crude oil pipeline network.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Business/Economy
Covid: Maha tally crosses 33 lakh, MMR deaths over 21K
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally crossed the 33-lakh mark, while the death toll in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) zoomed past the 21,000-mark with over 30 lakh people under quarantine, as most parts of the state wore a near-deserted look on the first day of the weekend lockdown on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
India, Sri Lanka finalise 'Air Bubble' agreement
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Travel between India and Sri Lanka will become easier in the near future as the two countries have finalised an 'Air Bubble' agreement.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cyclicals to drive 4QFY21 earnings: Rising Covid cases a headwind
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Cyclicals stocks are expected to drive 4QFY21 earnings even as rising Covid-19 cases has potential to emerge as a headwind, MOFSL said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Off-colour Dhoni falls for second ball duck
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni's return to competitive cricket after over five months turned out to be a failure with the bat as the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper fell to a second ball duck off the bowling of young pacer Avesh Khan of Delhi Capitals in the second match of IPL 2021 on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
EC gives clean chit to CISF, says it opened fire in 'self-defence' in Cooch Behar
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday gave a clean chit to the CISF for opening fire in Sitalkurchi Assembly constituency in Cooch Behar district during the fourth phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal that left four persons dead, saying that opening fire "became necessary to save the lives of the voters" and it was made in "self-defence".
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Road mishap triggers outrage in Bihar's Bhojpur
Patna, April 10 (IANS) Irate mob torched a police vehicle on Saturday after two people were killed in a road accident in Bihar's Bhojpur district.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nagal crashes out of Monte Carlo Masters in 58 minutes
Monaco, April 10 (IANS) India's Sumit Nagal had to bite the dust in the opening qualifying round of the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters, going down to Italy's Stefano Travaglia 3-6, 0-6.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Monaco,Sports,Tennis
IOA to conduct taekwondo trials due to infighting in sport's body
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Since the Taekwondo Federation of India (TFI) is derecognised, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) will conduct the national selection trials in taekwondo for the Asian Olympic qualifiers, according to a statement issued by the Sports Authority of India (SAI).
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Curran's late heroics take CSK 188/7
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Sam Curran hammered 34 off 15 balls at the back-end of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) innings, including thrashing his older brother Tom for 16 runs in three balls in the 19th over, to help the men in yellow reach 188/7 in their 20 overs against Delhi Capitals (DC) here at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Marred by violence, Bengal sees 76% turnout in 4th phase of polls (Ld)
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Despite violence and bloodbath in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal on Saturday, which saw five people get killed at Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district, the state recorded a relatively low turnout of 76.16 per cent till 5 p.m.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Akasa's new party number 'Shola' to feature 'Ludo' actor Rohit Saraf
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) "Ludo" actor Rohit Saraf will feature in the music video of singer Akasa's new party number "Shola", which drops on April 14.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
FIH Pro League: India need to tighten defence
Buenos Aires, April 10 (IANS) Buoyed by favourable results against Olympic champions Argentina in two practice games, India will hope to continue their impressive run when the teams meet in back-to-back FIH Pro League matches over the next two days.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Sam Curran's late heroics take CSK to 188/6
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Sam Curran hammered 34 off 15 balls at the back-end of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) innings, including thrashing his older brother Tom for 16 runs in three balls in the 19th over, to help the men in yellow reach 188/6 in their 20 overs against Delhi Capitals (DC) here at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Congress behind RTC employees strike in Karnataka, says Dy CM
Bengaluru, April 10 (IANS) As the stalemate between agitating employees of the four road transport corporations (RTCs) and the Karnataka government continued for the fourth day, Deputy Chief Minister Lakshman Savadi on Saturday charged that the opposition Congress was behind the strike.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Siddharth Roy Kapur: Can't tell what is the right time to become producer
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who bankrolled many hit films in Bollywood, says he can never tell anyone the right time to don a producer's hat. He feels time itself teaches people what is right or wrong.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Apple Music TV now available in UK, Canada
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) After making its debut in the US last year, Apple Music TV is now available in the UK and Canada.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Matthew Perry posts 'Friends' reunion green room pic, deletes it
Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS) Actor Matthew Perry, best known as Chandler Bing in the iconic sitcom "Friends", posted a picture from his green room of the much-hyped upcoming reunion special of the show. However, he promptly took the post down within a few minutes on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP ropes in Jyotiraditya as aunt Raje goes 'missing' from bypoll campaigning
Jaipur, April 10 (IANS) As former CM and BJP national vice president Vasundhara Raje continues maintaining a distance from campaigning for the bypolls scheduled on three seats on April 17, the BJP has strategically invited her nephew BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia to Sahada, cashing in on the historic ties the Scindia family shares with Gangapur.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Logitech discontinues its Harmony remotes
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Switzerland-based tech firm Logitech has announced that it is discontinuing its line of Harmony universal remotes.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
DCGI alerted about black marketing of Remdesivir
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The government has been alerted about the massive black marketing of Covid drug Remdesivir, which according to some evidence is selling for as high as Rs 50,000, over 10 times of its MRP.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Anushka scores as Hans Women FC clinch Delhi league title
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Anushka Samuel scored the all-important goal as Hans Women FC defeated HOPS FC to clinch the Football Delhi Women's League 2020-21 title at the Ambedkar Stadium on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Cezanne Khan joins cast of Rubina Dilaik-starrer 'Shakti: Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki'
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) TV star Cezanne Khan is all set to enter the popular show "Shakti: Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki", starring Rubina Dilaik. He will essay the character of Harman, a role earlier essayed by Vivian D'Sena.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India, China agree to resolve outstanding issues aimed at disengagement along LAC
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India and China have agreed to resolve the outstanding issues aimed at disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh, thereby paving the way for complete de-escalation, the Indian government said on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Ishant injured again, misses DC's opener against CSK
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) India pace bowler Ishant Sharma, who had recently recovered from the injury he suffered in last year's IPL to return to India team and play his 100th Test over a month back, suffered an injury again to miss Delhi Capitals (DC)'s first match of the IPL 2021 season.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Gehlot Congress' jailor, says Union minister Shekhawat
Jaipur, April 10 (IANS) Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Saturday targeted Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and termed him a 'jailor' soon after the Gehlot government 'politically quarantined' AIUDF leaders from Assam in Rajasthan fearing their poaching by the BJP.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Athiya Shetty on Covid situation: Roses are red, April is grey
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actress Athiya Shetty calls April a grey month due to the sudden spike in Covid cases. She hopes to leave the house properly in May.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung is ordering OLED TV panels from LG Display: Report
Seoul, April 10 (IANS) Consumer electronics giant Samsung is reportedly in talks with LG for a huge order of OLED TV panels, media reported.
2021-04-10
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'Steps taken to ensure fertiliser availability in Kharif 2021'
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The government on Saturday said that adequate steps have been taken to ensure availability of fertilisers across the country during Kharif 2021-22 season as it was during the rabi season.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi reports 7,897 new Covid infections, daily positivity rate rises to 10.21 %
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The national capital reported 7,897 new Covid infections in the last 24 hours, according to the Delhi government's health bulletin released on Saturday. The number of cases is less in comparison to Friday's 8521 new cases. However, the number of samples tested was also less.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Wrestlers Anshu, Sonam lose final but secure Olympic quota
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India's Anshu Malik had to settle for silver after she went down fighting to Mongolia's Khongorzul Baldsaikahan 7-4 in women's 57kg while injured Sonam Malik gave a walkover to China's Lia Long in the 62kg final on the second day of the Asian Wrestling Olympic qualifiers in Almaty on Friday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
CBI summons Bankura SP in illegal coal smuggling case
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Bankura Superintendent of Police Koteswara Rao N on April 12 for questioning in connection with alleged illegal coal smuggling case, sources said on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K reports highest single-day spike of 1,005 Covid cases
Jammu, April 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported the highest single-day spike of 1,005 Covid-19 cases, taking its overall tally to 137,475, while six deaths in the last 24 hours mounted the Union Territory's Covid death toll to over 6,700.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Woman who consumed poison in front of Union minister Joshi's house, dies
Hubballi, April 10 (IANS) A woman who had attempted suicide by consuming poison outside the house of Union Minister Pralhad Joshi here on April 6 died at the Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Hubballi.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Abhishek Banerjee is all praise for 'Ajeeb Daastaans' director Raj Mehta
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Banerjee features in Raj Mehta's segment of the upcoming anthology film "Ajeeb Daastaans", and he can't stop gushing about the director, who shot to fame helming the 2019 comedy "Good Newwz".
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Andhra's active Covid cases race past 18K mark
Amaravati, April 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Saturday reported 18,666 active Covid cases, while 3,309 fresh infections pushed the state's tally to over 9.21 lakh, health offcials said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Kareena Kapoor shares picture of Taimur doing yoga
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan shared a picture of her son Taimur Ali Khan doing yoga on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amid surge in cases, hospitals face shortage of Covid vaccines
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Amid exponential increase in coronavirus cases in Delhi and adjoining cities like Noida and Ghaziabad for the last few weeks, several healthcare centres, especially private hospitals, have complained about a shortage of vaccines.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Trinamool comes out in open defence of Prashant Kishor (Ld)
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Trinamool Congress has come out in open defence of its political strategist Prashant Kishor, popularly known as PK, after a controversy erupted when the IT cell of the BJP released an audio tape where PK could be reportedly heard saying in a 'Clubhouse' chat that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hugely popular in West Bengal, which is one of the three factors that will decide which party sweeps the state in the ongoing Assembly elections.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Chandan Roy Sanyal glad not to be 'locked out'
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actor Chandan Roy Sanyal on Saturday posted a wise observation while appealing to fans that they stay indoors and stay safe amid the rising second wave of Covid.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
When Sajid's wife donated kidney to Wajid
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Singer-composer Sajid Khan's wife Lubna had donated a kidney to his late brother Wajid Khan.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
3 rescued rhino calves released into Assam tiger reserve
Guwahati, April 10 (IANS) Wildlife authorities on Saturday translocated and released three rhino calves into the Manas Tiger Reserve (MTR), which were rescued during floods at the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP&TR) in Assam, officials said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indian women's tennis team reaches Latvia for BJK Cup
Riga (Latvia), April 10 (IANS) Three members of the Indian women's tennis team along with their coach Vishal Uppal arrived in the Latvian capital of Riga on Saturday to play in the Billie Jean King (BJK) Cup on April 16 and 17.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Latvia,Sports,Tennis
SC seeks Centre, four states reply on revoking provisions criminalising begging
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought reply from the Centre and four state governments within three weeks on a plea seeking a direction to repeal the provision, which criminalises begging.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi Capitals win toss, elect to field
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant won the toss and elected to field in their IPL 2021 opening match against Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Tournament director of U-17 Women's World Cup in India quits
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The tournament director of the Local Organising Committee for the FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup India 2022 and the AFC Womens Asian Cup India 2022, Roma Khanna, stepped down on Saturday citing personal reasons.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Punjab CM mourns demise of veteran actor Satish Kaul
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday condoled the demise of veteran Punjabi actor Satish Kaul (76), who passed away in a private hospital at Ludhiana.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Setback for BJP, new outfit captures key tribal body in Tripura (Ld)
Agartala, April 10 (IANS) In a major and far-reaching political development in BJP ruled Tripura, a newly-formed tribal based party, TIPRA Motha, registered a landslide victory on Saturday to capture power in the politically important Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), defeating the saffron party candidates.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Amarinder compromised interests of Punjab: Sukhbir Badal
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh should resign for compromising the interests of the state by being hand in glove with the BJP-led Centre in punishing the farmers protesting against the three agricultural laws.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Jagan Reddy cancels Andhra by-poll election meet amid Covid wave
Amaravati/Tirupati, April 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has cancelled his election meeting in Tirupati on April 14 to campaign for the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party's (YSRCP) candidate for the Tirupati Lok Sabha bypoll, amid a raging second wave of coronavirus.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Maha Congress accuses Centre of 'bias' in Covid-19 medical supplies
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) As the Centre and Maharashtra are engaged in a tug-of-war over the supply of sufficient Covid-19 vaccines, the state Congress on Saturday accused the Centre of discrimination in the distribution of medical supplies like PPE kits, N95 masks and ventilators, here on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Guru vs chela, listen to stump mic: Shastri on Pant vs Dhoni
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Saturday night's match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals (DC), termed as the clash between master and apprentice, has got even the India coach Ravi Shastri going.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Vivek Oberoi gets first dose of Covid vaccine
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi on Saturday took his first dose of Covid-19 prevention vaccine at a hospital in the city. The 44-year-old actor shared a video the vaccination and encouraged others to go for the vaccine.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Elli AvrRam on returning home: Missed spending time with family
Stockholm, April 10 (IANS) Swedish-Greek actress Elli AvrRam, who is currently back home in Sweden after two years in time for her mother's birthday, says the things she missed the most were her mother's cooking and chitchatting with her grandmother.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Sweden,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maha seeks 'criteria-based policy' for vaccine quota to states
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Beset with an acute shortage of Covid-19 vaccines, the Maha Vikas Aghadi government on Saturday urged the Centre to formulate a 'criteria-based policy' for distribution and disbursement of doses to different states.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Liston Colaco joins ATK Mohun Bagan in big-ticket move
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club Hyderabad FC on Saturday agreed to the transfer of their young forward Liston Colaco to ATK Mohun Bagan for an undisclosed fee, the club announced.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Football
Stress linked to coronary heart disease in women
New York, April 10 (IANS) Psychosocial stress -- typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments -- may work synergistically to put women at higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, a new study suggests.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Modi to Mamata: Inciting people against central forces won't save you
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Hours after the death of four people in the firing by central forces at Sitalkuch in Cooch Behar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing condolences over the deaths said that inciting people against the central forces and creating hindrances in the poll process won't be able to save you Didi (Mamata). Modi said this while addressing a rally at Jalpaiguri in North Bengal on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Man held with Rs 1L in fake currency in Gurugram
Gurugram, April 10 (IANS) The Gurugram police has arrested a man with fake currency with a face value of Rs 1.51 lakh from Sector-34, officials said on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
87% new Covid deaths from 10 states, Maha has most casualties
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Amid a rersurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic, ten states in the country account for 86.78 per cent of the new deaths with Maharashtra recording maximum 301 casualties followed by 91 daily deaths in Chhattisgarh.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Conclude all public events by 9 pm to fight Corona: UP CM
Gorakhpur, April 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that district magistrates must assess the number of Covid cases in the district and decide on night curfew at their own level. But before such a situation arises, the district administration should make arrangements so that any public event or wedding ceremony is completed by 9 pm.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Two encounters underway in south Kashmir
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Two back-to-back encounters have started in Kulgam and Anantnag districts of south Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Australia women make clean sweep of ODI series against NZ
Mount Maunganui (New Zealand), April 10 (IANS) Australia women's cricket team opener Alyssa Healy slammed a 39-ball 46 while Meghan Schutt took two crucial wickets as the visitors made a clean sweep of the three-match ODI series, defeating New Zealand women by 21 runs in a rail-curtailed D/N match in Mount Maunganui on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Rohit Sharma's special gesture at rhino conservation
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma made a strong pitch for the conservation of the 'Great One-Horned Rhinoceros' during the Indian Premier League (IPL) opening match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), which the defending champions had lost by two wickets in a last-ball thriller.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports
Rohit Sharma's special gesture at rhino conservation
Chennai: Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma made a strong pitch for the conservation of the 'Great One-Horned Rhinoceros' during the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), which the defending champions lost by two wickets in a last-ball thriller.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Palash Sen tests Covid positive after first dose of vaccine
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Euphoria frontman Palash Sen has tested positive for Covid-19 after taking the first dose of the preventive vaccine. The singer shared the health update with a Facebook post on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Poster of Ashnoor Kaur's debut web show 'Pari Hun Mein' launched
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) The poster of the upcoming web series "Pari Hun Mein", toplined by Ashnoor Kaur and Delnaaz Irani, is out. The series marks the digital debut of "Patiala Babes" fame actress Ashnoor.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Facebook purges 16K groups spreading fake reviews
London, April 10 (IANS) Facebook has removed 16,000 groups in the UK that were dealing in fake and misleading reviews on its platform.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Chinese companies to grab top 3 spots in TV panel shipments
Seoul, April 10 (IANS) Chinese companies are forecast to occupy the top three positions in the global TV panel market this year, with BOE leading with 65.2 million units, followed by CSOT with 42.2 million units and HKC with 41.9 million units.
2021-04-10
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Sports minister inaugurates rowing centre in Srinagar
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the Khelo India Centre of Excellence in Rowing in Srinagar on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
8 days before bypolls, Rajasthan villagers vote out liquor shop
Jaipur, April 10 (IANS) Although Rajsamand will go for by-polls on April 17, villagers in Thaneta here did cast their votes on Friday morning, eight days before the scheduled bypolls, for a different cause from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., standing in a long queue with a historic turnout.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Facebook's ad delivery system shows gender bias: Study
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) The ad delivery system of Facebook is biased towards women, showing them different job listings than it shows to men, a new study has revealed.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Alia Bhatt posts photos from Covid isolation
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Bollywood star Alia Bhatt, who is currently quarantined at home with Covid-19, had a note of wisdom for fans on Saturday, along with a couple of pictures lying in bed.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maha's tribal startup sold 18.50 lakh 'giloy' in 17 months
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Adivasi Eakatmik Samajik Sanstha (AESS) in Shahapur, the largest taluka in Maharashtra's Thane district, has emerged as a major source of employment for the local tribals -- a perfect example of tribal entrepreneurship that sold 18.50 lakh 'giloy' in the last 1.5 years.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
'TOPS programme has spurred India's Olympic medal hopes'
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India's top javelin thrower and Tokyo Olympic Games medal hopeful, Neeraj Chopra, on Saturday gave the credit for his string of good performances recently to the support given by the Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Children less infectious with SARS-CoV-2: Study
Toronto, April 10 (IANS) A team of researchers has found that children may not be as infectious in spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19, to other people as previously thought.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Canada,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Pfizer asks US to clear its Covid vaccine for use in kids
New York, April 10 (IANS) Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech have asked the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its Covid-19 vaccine to include children ages 12 to 15.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Pinarayi Vijayan is afraid of Minister Jaleel: BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, April 10 (IANS) A day after the Kerala Lokayukta told the state's Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel that he has no moral right to continue in office as he "misused" his powers and indulged in "nepotism", the BJP asked why is Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan silent as he should have asked Jaleel to tender his resignation.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Kerala,National
Satish Kaul, 'Bachchan of Punjabi films', dies of Covid-19
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Veteran actor Satish Kaul, who was best known for his role of Lord Indra in BR Chopra's "Mahabharat", passed away in Ludhiana on Saturday. He died owing to Covid-19 complications.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Andhra CM to partake in Sita Rama Kalyanam on April 26
Tirupati, April 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will attend the Sita Rama Kalyanam (divine wedding) at Vontimitta in Kadapa district on April 26.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Covid ruins job-seekers but placement agencies do roaring business
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Scores of desperate job-seekers are falling prey to mushrooming 'placement' agencies and loosing money in Covid-hit Indian cities.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Deepika Padukone calls herself 'gundi' in throwback picture
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Bollywood star Deepika Padukone has shared a throwback picture on Saturday. The photo taken by her mother Ujjala Padukone was posted on Instagram.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
HC restrains KRK from making derogatory comments against Vashu Bhagnani (LD)
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) The Bombay High Court has censured actor Kamal Rashik Khan for his controversial and defamatory tweets against producer Vashu Bhagnani, his family, business, and his profession as well as all his projects.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Raashii Khanna: Always on my toes shooting with Shahid Kapoor, Vijay Sethupati
Panaji, April 10 (IANS) The second schedule of Raj and DK's upcoming thriller series, starring Shahid Kapoor and Vijay Sethupati, has commenced in Goa, and cast member Raashii Khanna is excited to shoot with the filmmaker duo for a series featuring the two stars.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amid violence, high voter turnout in 4th phase polling
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Despite violence and bloodbath in the fourth phase of the assembly polls after five people including four in the firing by the central forces died at Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district, a high voter turnout was recorded till 3 p.m. Though the police claimed that the CISF on duty opened fire in self defence that led to the death of four people, the Chief Minister asked for an explanation from the Home Minister saying that she would visit the violence hit area on Sunday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
No lockdown but new restrictions to be imposed after Covid spike in Delhi: Kejriwal
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the state government is not planning a lockdown in the national capital. However, he indicated that the government is likely to put some more restrictions in the coming days.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Taapsee's mantra: Suit up, smile up, show up
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu on Saturday shared a mantra in life that she follows.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
HC restrains KRK from making derogatory comments against Vashu Bhagnani
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) The Bombay High Court has censured actor Kamal Rashik Khan for his controversial and defamatory tweets against producer Vashu Bhagnani, his family, business, and his profession as well as all his projects.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
1.36 kg gold worth Rs 65.38 lakh seized by Chennai Customs
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) The Customs department has seized 1.36 kg gold worth Rs 65.38 lakh from an Air India flight that arrived here from Dubai.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Alarm sounded over 3rd Covid wave in Germany
Berlin, April 10 (IANS) Germany's largest university hospital, Berlin's Charite, has sounded the alarm over the country's worsening third wave of coronavirus infections.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Revenge (dressing) is never the answer
New Delhi, April 10 (IANSlife) The recently held Golden Globes awards showed that occasion dressing needs to be respectful, not revengeful.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Wheat procurement in Punjab begins as 'arhtiyas' call off stir
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Wheat procurement kicked off in Punjab on Saturday with the Arhtiyas calling off their proposed strike after Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered various steps to ensure their continued involvement in the process and immediate release of their pending payments of Rs 131 crore without waiting for dues to come from the FCI.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Mumbai's exemplary globally inspired fine-dining experience now in Delhi
New Delhi, April 10 (IANSlife) Gourmands will get a chance to savour Mumbai's award-winning restaurant, The Table, in the heart of the capital at The Lodhi's Elan. Founded in 2011 by the power couple, Gauri Devidayal and Jay Yousuf, The Table is renowned for an extensive palette of international cuisines inspired by their travels abroad. From the introduction of small and large plates, to giving diners an authentic farm-to-table experience with their very own farm produce -- they've been trendsetters from the very beginning and the restaurant has won numerous accolades in a decade since its inception.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Stalin condemns scrapping of IPAB
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin on Saturday condemned the central government's decision to scrap the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) located here.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Babil Khan: 'I have finished my first shooting schedule'
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Babil Khan, son of late actor Irrfan Khan, has wrapped up his first shooting schedule. The budding actor shared the news on Saturday along with a picture he posted on Instagram.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Karnataka police detains striking transport employees' leader
Belagavi, April 10 (IANS) A day after invoking provisions of the Karnataka Industrial Disputes Act against the ongoing transport employees strike, Karnataka police on Saturday detained Kodihalli Chandrashekar who is leading the Karnataka state owned transport employees' strike, in this district headquarters town, sources said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bihar BJP leaders who joined LJP may come back soon
Patna, April 10 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), which split from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) before the Bihar Assembly elections, is going through a tough time to retain its rank and file.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
FC Goa's ACL qualification an important step forward for Indian football
Goa, April 10 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa players feel Indian football has climbed several notches and that the team's qualification for the AFC Champions League (ACL) Group Stage is an offshoot of that success.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Kumar Sanu and Jatin Pandit to reunite for two new songs
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Playback singer Kumar Sanu and composer Jatin Pandit are collaborating after a long time, to launch two new songs.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
WHO chief criticises 'shocking' global Covid vax divide
Geneva, April 10 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has criticised what it describes as a "shocking imbalance" in the distribution of coronavirus vaccines between rich and poor countries.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Google Pixel 5a 5G to launch in US, Japan later this year
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) Amid the reports of Google Pixel 5a 5G getting cancelled following the global chip shortage, the company said the upcoming smartphone will be released in the US and Japan later this year.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
Providing safe drinking an inescapable duty of the govt: Kataria
New Delhi, 10 April (IANS) Stressing the severity of the crisis of paucity of clean and safe drinking water across the globe, Minister of Sate for Jal Shakti Rattan Lal Kataria has urged the BRICS Nations to learn from each other's valuable experience in handling this crisis as 2.2 billion people in the world struggle to have access to safe drinking water.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Police probe disappearance of three teenaged sisters in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Three teenaged sisters have been reported missing from their home in Vanasthalipuram locality of the city, since Friday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google updates YouTube ad targeting terms to remove hate speech
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) Tech giant Google said it has blocked several terms associated with hate speech from being used as ad keywords on YouTube videos.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Midfielder Fernandes renews contract with FC Goa for 3 yrs
Goa, April 10 (IANS) Attacking midfielder Brandon Fernandes, who is also a vital member of the Indian national football team, will continue to be a part of the FC Goa setup for another three years after he decided to extend his contract with the Indian Super League (ISL) club till June 2024.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Working long hours? Keep your body, mind active
New Delhi, April 10 (IANSlife) Whether working from home or office, toiling away for long hours without breaks and physical activity can begin to damage your body, vitality and even without tell-tale signs.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
EC order re-polling in 4 polling stations in 3 assembly seats in southern Assam
Guwahati, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday has ordered re-polling in four polling stations in three assembly constituencies in southern Assam, where normal balloting were held in the second phase of polling on April 1, officials said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Covid attacks the poorest, disadvantaged the hardest: Rahul
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday expressed deep concern over the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic hitting India and said that virus attacks the poorest and disadvantaged the hardest.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Eat healthy on Gudi Padwa!
New Delhi, April 10 (IANSlife) India is the land of culture and festivals and the one common element that you cannot go without is sweets and delicacies! While many of you prepare to celebrate it virtually through a physically distanced Gudi Padwa, ensure that you not only have a safe but a healthy festival by making simple lifestyle modifications.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Did Mika Singh propose to Bhoomi Trivedi on TV?
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Singer Mika Singh has 'proposed' to singer Bhoomi Trivedi, that too on national television!
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sonakshi 'is all dressed up and nowhere to go'
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha looks quite the diva in her new Instagram post on Saturday, but the lockdown-like situation owing to a resurgent spate of Covid means she is all dressed up with nowhere to go.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
New gadget that claims to contain airborne spread of Covid-19
Kochi, April 10 (IANS) Incubated under the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), Allabout Innovations Pvt Ltd has successfully developed an electronic gadget in containing airborne spread of Covid-19 by performing real-time sterilisation.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Kerala,National
Visa application services: Restart status update (April 2021)
New Delhi, April 10 (IANSlife) With borders opening sporadically in step with vaccination drives in various regions, the last quarter has witnessed intermittent activity for the international travel community. VFS Global, one of the world's leading visa services organisations updates you on the re-openings of visa application centres in India.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
CBI grills Anup Majhi for 5th time in coal smuggling case
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Anup Majhi a.k.a. Lala, the alleged kingpin of the illegal coal smuggling case is once again being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday in connection with the case.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Woman's body found hanging in J&K's Anantnag district
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) A woman was found hanging on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district after which the family members of the woman torched the house of her in-laws.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No impact of KMP blockade by farmers in Gurugram
Gurugram, April 10 (IANS) The Samyukt Kisan Morcha's (SKM) call on Saturday to block the six-lane Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway in protest against the Centre's three farm laws did not evoke much response at Nuh, Manesar and Farukhnagar.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Haryana,National
Speaker's disqualification order will be written in BJP office: Goa Congress prez
Panaji, April 10 (IANS) The Speaker's order in the disqualification case against 10 BJP MLAs, will be written in the state BJP office, Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar alleged on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Faberge hatches a Game of Thrones collaboration
New Delhi, April 10 (IANSlife) Faberge, the world's most iconic artist jeweller, has an esteemed legacy of crafting luxury legends and entirely unique and iconic objects d'art. Inextricably linked with Easter since their annual tradition of Imperial Easter eggs began in 1885, it has captured the hearts and minds of generations.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Setback for BJP, new outfit captures key tribal body in Tripura
Agartala, April 10 (IANS) In a very significant political development in BJP ruled Tripura, a newly formed tribal based party 'TIPRA Motha' is heading towards capturing power in the politically important Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) defeating the ruling party candidates.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Strong SunRisers Hyderabad take on Kolkata Knight Riders (Preview: Match 03)
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) With pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar back in their ranks, SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the third match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday night.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
House of Anita Dongre forays into perfumes
New Delhi, April 10 (IANSlife) In collaboration with Ajmal Perfumes, House of Anita Dongre launches its first-ever fragrance series. The signature fragrances define the spirit of popular fashion brands AND and Global Desi women.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Anshu, Sonam win Olympic quota in wrestling
Almaty, April 10 (IANS) Wrestlers Anshu Malik (women's 57kg) and Sonam Malik (women's 62kg) guaranteed their places in the Indian contingent for Tokyo Olympics after entering the final of their respective categories in the Asian Olympic qualifiers here on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Kazakhstan,Sports,Other Sports
Bihar police inspector killed by mob in West Bengal
Kishanganj, April 10 (IANS) Kishanganj police station in-charge in Bihar, Ashwini Kumar, was killed on Saturday morning by a mob in West Bengal when a police team reached there to arrest the accused in a theft case in Pantapara village, near Goalpokhar police station area bordering Bihar's Kishanganj district.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre may redraw bank recapitalisation plan in wake of new challenges
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The government may redraw the recapitalisation roadmap for public sector banks (PSB) in the current fiscal as the institutions face additional burden to meet interest on interest obligation for all its borrowers while changes in valuation norms AT1 bonds by Sebi will make the instrument less attractive for banks to raise their capital.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vienna n-talks productive, says US
Vienna/Washington, April 10 (IANS) A senior US official that the Vienna talks over the Iran nuclear deal were productive, and hoped that Tehran would show a more constructive attitude in discussions scheduled next week.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Hello Charlie: Mindless monkey mayhem (IANS Review; Rating: * *)
Hello Charlie (film on Amazon Prime); Cast: Jackie Shroff, Aadar Jain, Shlokka Pandit, Elnaaz Norouzi, Rajpal Yadav, Girish Kulkarni; Direction: Pankaj Saraswat; Rating: * * (two stars)
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Apple likely to use 120Hz ProMotion display in 'iPhone 13' lineup
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) The next-gen iPhone 13 Pro lineup will reportedly come with 120Hz ProMotion display for the first time.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy
Farmers block KMP Expressway with trolleys, mattresses and cots
Sonepat (Haryana), April 10 (IANS) As the farmers' agitation entered the 135th day on Saturday, the coalition of farmers unions, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) blocked the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway for 24 hours to press their demand for withdrawal of the three contentious farm laws. Farmers have parked trolleys, placed cots with mattresses on the highway and have also set up a podium at the toll plaza to deliver speeches.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Andhra Industries Minister's Twitter account hacked
Amaravati, April 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy on Saturday said his Twitter account has been compromised and unrelated messages are being posted.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Economic activity consolidated in a steady zone in March 2021'
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Economic activity consolidated in a steady zone in March 2021, said Sanjay Aggarwal, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in a statement issued on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EC adjourns polling at PS 126 of Sitalkurchi after 4 killed
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Election Commission on Saturday adjourned polling at one booth in Sitalkurchi Assembly constituency under Cooch Behar district where four people were killed in the firing by the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) personnel.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Customs questions Kerala Speaker P. Sreeramakrishnan
Thiruvananthapuram, April 10 (IANS) Kerala Assembly Speaker and senior CPI-M leader P. Sreeramakrishnan has been questioned by the Customs department at his official residence in a dollar smuggling case.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Wrestler Anshu Malik earns Olympic quota
Almaty, April 10 (IANS) Wrestler Anshu Malik guaranteed a Tokyo Olympics quota place after entering the final of women's 57kg freestyle category in the Asian Olympic qualifiers here on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Kazakhstan,Sports,Other Sports
RGSS Hospital again converted into dedicated Covid-19 facility
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty (RGSS) hospital, one of the major hospitals being run by the Delhi Government, has been again converted into a dedicated facility for Covid-19. The administration of over 650-bed facility RGSS hospital has suspended all other services till further order.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rahul Dev explored Ranthambore during recent Rajasthan shoot
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actor Rahul Dev plays an investigating officer in the upcoming web film "Raat Baaki Hai", and he particularly enjoyed shooting portions of the film in Rajasthan.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
A major Basquiat from 1982 to be featured in Guggenheim Bilbao Retrospective
New Delhi, April 10 (IANSlife) Christie's 20th/21st Century Art Department unveils an important masterpiece by Jean-Michel Basquiat: Untitled (One Eyed Man or Xerox Face), following the successful sale of Basquiat's Warrior on March 23, which set a new record for the most expensive western artwork ever sold at an auction in Asia.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
AB's versatility unnerves opposition: Kohli
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli lavished praise on his ace batsman AB de Villiers after the South African hit a 27-ball 48 to help his team beat defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in the thrilling tournament-opener on Friday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Bolivia-Brazil border to stay closed
La Paz, April 10 (IANS) The Bolivian government said it has decided to keep the country's border with Brazil closed for another seven days to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, especially the Brazilian variant of the virus considered to be more contagious and possibly more lethal.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Strong bounce back witnessed for toll road assets: ICRA
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India's toll roads are likely to witness a 14-15 per cent growth in collections in FY22, ratings agency ICRA said in a report.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
San Francisco launches new grant program for small businesses
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed legislation to fund new grants and loans to provide immediate financial relief for small businesses struggling as a result of Covid-19.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Ex-Portuguese PM to stand trial for money laundering
Lisbon, April 10 (IANS) Portugal's former Prime Minister Jose Socrates will be the country's first head of government to stand trial, having been indicted for money laundering and forgery of documents, according to a decision by Judge Ivo Rosa.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Portugal,Politics
Covid spike, local lockdowns could disrupt FPI inflows: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The recent spike in Covid-19 cases along with associated lockdowns, though localised, could disrupt foreign portfolio investments as well as domestic credit markets, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Modi govt has mismanaged situation, says Sonia in Covid meet
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Amid the surge in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the centre and said it has "mismanaged the situation", exported vaccine and allowed a shortage to be created in India.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mid and small caps best performers, gold slumps in 1st quarter
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Mid and small cap stocks are the best performing asset class for the quarter ending March 2021 while gold is the worst performer.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EU Council approves more funds to address pandemic needs
Brussels, April 10 (IANS) The Council of the European Union (EU) approved an additional funding of 121.5 million euros ($144.6 million) from the bloc's budget to address urgent needs related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Treating sleep apnea may reduce dementia risk in olders
New York, April 10 (IANS) Older adults who received positive airway pressure therapy prescribed for obstructive sleep apnea may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia, new research suggests.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Adarsh Gourav on BAFTA: I have zero expectation
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) The 74th British Academy Film Awards ceremony is round the corner and India is excited about Adarsh Gaurav, who has been nominated for his role in "The White Tiger", in the Leading Role category. The budding actor underplays the excitement, saying he has zero expectation, adding that being nominated in the category alongside iconic actors is achievement enough.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
India's OEMs accelerating shift towards EVs: HDFC Securities
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India's automobile OEMs are accelerating their shift towards EVs by investing in startups and enhancing collaborations, HDFC Securities said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
London mayor wants IPL in English capital, in talks with franchises
London, April 10 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) matches could soon be played in London in the coming years, if London mayor Sadiq Khan's wishes come true and his talks with authorities and franchises materialise.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Five killed in poll related violence in Bengal
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Violence erupted in the fourth phase of elections in Bengal in which five people were killed in two separate incidents. Four persons were killed when central forces opened fire on an unruly mob in Sitalkuchi assembly constituency in Mathabhanga block in Cooch Behar district on Saturday. In another incident in the same constituency a first-time voter was killed, taking the total number of deaths to five.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
E-comm to accelerate India's auto sector growth: Report
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Strong acceptance of e-commerce and digitisation is expected to accelerate the growth of India's auto sector, advisory firm Grant Thornton Bharat said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vaccine will last for five days only: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) With Punjab left with only five days of supply (5.7 lakh Covid vaccine doses) at the current levels of vaccinating 85,000-90,000 persons a day, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged the Centre to share the schedule for supply of vaccines with the states over the next quarter based on their confirmed supply orders.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Vivo X60 Pro+ revitalises mobile photography among flagships
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Known for professional-grade mobile photography in India for years before the new entrants kicked-off a new camera megapixel war, Vivo flagship smartphones have left an indelible mark in the space of photography across genres.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
2.3mn people in Niger could face food insecurity
United Nations, April 10 (IANS) Over 2.3 million people in Niger could face food insecurity in the coming months, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Germany to amend law for nationwide Covid response
Berlin, April 10 (IANS) Germany would amend its infection protection act to "regulate on a nationwide basis" what restrictions would apply when local seven-day Covid-19 incidence exceeded 100 per 100,000 citizens, deputy government spokesperson Ulrike Demmer said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Death toll from armed clashes in W.Darfur reach 137
Khartoum, April 10 (IANS) The death toll from the recent armed clashes in El Geneina, capital city of Sudan's West Darfur State, has increased to 137, while the number of the injured stood at 221.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Japanese women's team pulls out of Asian Wrestling
Almaty, April 10 (IANS) In a huge setback to the organisers of Asian Wrestling Championships in Almaty, the Japanese women's team, which has the likes of Olympic champions Risako Kawai and Sara Dosho, suddenly withdrew from the tournament because of suspected contact with Covid-19.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Kazakhstan,Sports,Other Sports
Seven more boxers test positive for Covid-19
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) With seven more top boxers testing positive for Covid-19 at Patiala's National Institute of Sports (NIS), the number of positive cases in boxing has gone up to 17.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Telangana reports 2,909 new Covid-19 cases
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Continuing the daily trend of new highs, Telangana reported 2,909 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra needs 25L vaccines to make 'Tika Utsav' a success
Amaravati/New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Staring at Coronavirus vaccine shortage in time for 'Tika Utsav' (vaccine utsav), Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to supply 25 lakh more vaccine doses.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Erdogan, Putin discuss regional issues
Ankara, April 10 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed regional issues during a phone conversation, Ankara's presidential office said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Forest management by people, for people: A look at Van Panchayats of Uttarakhand
Dehradun, April 10 (IANS) "The forests are very useful for the people living in the mountains. These forests cater to their basic needs such as clean water, pure air, cooking fuel, farming, fodder etc. Wherever the forests are meeting the basic needs of the people, the forests are
2021-04-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
EC warns poll campaigners for laxity in following Covid norms
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Reiterating its earlier Covid-19 restrictions, the Election Commission has warned star campaigners and the candidates to ban them from campaigning if the protocols related to the pandemic is not strictly followed during election rallies.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Lynn hoping Rohit's run-out doesn't hurt his chances
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Opener Chris Lynn, who got an opportunity to play the opening match for Mumbai Indians in place of Quinton de Kock, is hoping that his first match doesn't turn out to be his last after the right-handed batsman was involved in a run-out of his skipper Rohit Sharma in Friday's match against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
JioMart activity scaling up
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) JioMart activity is scaling up as per a report by JP Morgan research which found brisk online activity across stores and formats it visited in Mumbai in the last week of March that could have been nudged further by rising Covid-19 cases.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No evidence of racist insult in Cadiz-Valencia game, says La Liga
Madrid, April 10 (IANS) La Liga announced that it would not be taking any action against Cadiz defender Juan Cala for alleged racist insults aimed at Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby in the game between the two teams last week.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
1st home goal since Jan gives Bielefeld 1-0 win over Freiburg
Berlin, April 10 (IANS) Baptiste Santamaria's own goal was Arminia Bielefeld's first home goal since January, securing the team a 1-0 win over Freiburg in the Bundesliga.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Australia's Darcie Brown gets ODI cap for New Zealand tie
Sydney, April 10 (IANS) Right-arm fast bowler, Darcie Brown, who is fast emerging as one of the most exciting talents in Australian cricket received her one-day international (ODI) cap from Aussie legend and fellow South Australian, Shelley Nitschke, ahead of the third match, a day-night contest, against New Zealand Women in Mount Maunganui on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
BJP shares audio chat of Prashant Kishor praising Modi
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) A political controversy erupted in West Bengal during the fourth phase of the elections when BJP's IT cell released an audio tape of Trinamool' election strategist Prashant Kishor where he was heard saying a 'ClubHouse' chat that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hugely popular in West Bengal and this is one of the factors that will decide which party sweeps the state.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
8 Euro hosts confirm matches with spectators, 4 remain doubtful
Paris, April 10 (IANS) Eight of the 12 host cities for this year's delayed football European Championship have confirmed that spectators will be allowed at matches, while the other four, Munich, Rome, Bilbao and Dublin, are in doubt.
2021-04-10
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
'The Gopichand Factor' flatters to deceive (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Hero or hurdle? That's the question one is left wondering after reading "The Gopichand Factor" (Westland) given author Abhijeet Kulkarni's praising sky high only the second Indian to win the All-England badminton title but also grudgingly admitting how he has been an impediment to the game while being the Chief National Coach for the past 14 years while simultaneously running his private training academy -- leading to repeated charges of a huge conflict of interest.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Knew slow balls alone won't help, worked on yorkers: Harshal
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Harshal Patel, who became the first bowler to take a 5-wicket haul against Mumbai Indians in Indian Premier League history, said that being told by skipper Virat Kohli at the pre-season camp that he will bowl the death overs helped him get confidence and clarity.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
12 injured in B'desh mosque attack
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) At least 12 people were injured in an attack staged by members of the Hefazat-e-Islam militant outfit at a mosque in Bangladesh's Gaibandha district.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Saudi-led coalition intercepts bomb-laden drone, missile
Riyadh, April 10 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said that it intercepted a bomb-laden drone and a missile launched by the Houthi military towards the border cities of Khamis Mushait and Jazan, respectively.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Iranian FM urges US to return to n-deal
Tehran, April 10 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged the US to return to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and lift all sanctions against Tehran.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Avinash Tiwary: As of now, digital is the only way to go
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actor Avinash Tiwary has been balancing theatrical and OTT releases from before lockdown gave a boost to the digital way of watching content.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Genes can help spot potential drugs for early Covid treatment
New York, April 10 (IANS) A new study using human genetics suggests that researchers should prioritise clinical trials of drugs that target two proteins to manage Covid-19 in its early stages.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Bombay HC slams Goa Police for booking musicians; quashes FIR
Panaji, April 10 (IANS) The Bombay High Court in Goa has slammed the Goa Police for hurriedly filing an FIR and arresting members of a band 'Dastaan Live', during an arts festival last year for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
German firms offer plan for Beirut port's reconstruction
Beirut, April 10 (IANS) German companies have offered a project worth $5 billion to $15 billion for the reconstruction of Beirut's port which was damaged following the August 2020 twin blasts, Lebanese Public Works and Transportation Minister Michel Najjar said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Cancel or hold online exams for 10th, 12th students: PMK
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Saturday demanded cancellation of 10th and 12th standard annual exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the 12th class exam to be held by Tamil Nadu board as Covid-19 is spreading fast in the state.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
NASA seeks to send 1st person of colour to Moon in 2024
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Acting NASA administrator Steve Jurczyk has sought to not only land the first woman on the Moon but also the first person of colour under the Artemis programme.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society
Tehran's famous bazaar to shut due to Covid
Tehran, April 10 (IANS) The historical Grand Bazaar of Tehran, a major hub for Iran's economy, will be closed for two weeks following the sharp rise in the number of Covid-19 cases across the country.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Samsung launches new campaign to empower Indian students
Gurugram, April 10 (IANS) As remote education gets extended in the second Covid wave, Samsung on Saturday announced the 'Back to School campaign in India that will help students and educators experience innovative and education-friendly Galaxy tablets at an affordable price.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Haryana,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Education
Visually-impaired Chinese climber aims to summit Everest
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) Zhang Hong, a 46-year-old visually-impaired Chinese climber, is attempting to summit Mt.Everest this spring, a company organising his expedition said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
IFC proposes $50mn debt finance for Thar Surya solar power project
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) International Finance Corporation (IFC) plans to debt finance the construction of Thar Surya 1 Pvt Ltd's 300 MW solar power project in Bikaner, Rajasthan by $50 million.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Mini-lockdown casts cloud over MFI collections
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) States have once again begun imposing restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19 virus. For instance, Maharashtra, which is seeing the maximum number of cases, has announced the most stringent one -- a mini-lockdown through April 30. Many other states have also announced night curfews and weekend lockdowns.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Cyclone-related deaths in Indonesia reaches 167
Jakarta, April 10 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 167 with 45 still missing, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hamas slams Israel for rejecting ICC probe
Gaza, April 10 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas movement has condemned Israel for refusing to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the investigation into the alleged war crimes in Palestine.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
15.85 % polling recorded till 9 am in Bengal
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Brisk polling is being recorded in the fourth phase of elections for 44 assembly constituencies when 1,15,94,950 electorates spread across five districts namely South 24 Parganas, Hooghly, Howrah, Alipurduar and Coochbehar are exercising their franchise on Tuesday morning.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Russia warns against Ukraine's NATO membership
Moscow, April 10 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry said that Kiev's possible accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine's Donbas region and cause "irreversible consequences".
2021-04-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
UN Biodiversity Convention's subsidiary meetings from May 3
Montreal, April 10 (IANS) With a series of regional consultations, the bureaus of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and SBSTTA have agreed that the meetings will be held virtually, beginning on May 3 and continuing until June 13.
2021-04-10
Category: International, France,National
IFC proposes to invest $100 mn in Hero Fincorp's secured debt
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) International Finance Corporation (IFC) plans to invest $100 million in secured debt of Hero Fincorp Ltd belong to the Hero Group.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
DuckDuckGo asks people to block Google's new tracking method
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has slammed the new ad tracking method by Google, saying it is bad for privacy and puts the users in a group based on their browsing history, and any website can get that group ID to target and fingerprint them.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Israel, US suspected over attack on Iranian ship in Red Sea
Tehran, April 10 (IANS) A senior military commander said that Israel and the US are suspected to be behind the recent attack on an Iranian ship in the Red Sea.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
19 officers injured in N.Ireland riot
Belfast, April 10 (IANS) About 19 officers were injured in the latest riot in Northern Ireland, bringing the number of hurt police to 74 during a week of violence across the region, local media reported.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
500 workers ask Sundar Pichai to stop protecting harassers
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) More than 500 employees have sent an open letter to Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, demanding that the company stop protecting the harassers and provide workers an environment free from their abusers.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society
China slaps record $2.7B fine on Jack Ma's Alibaba
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) Taking its war against Jack Ma-founded empire to a serious level, Chinese regulators on Saturday slapped a record fine of 18.2 billion yuan ($2.8 billion) on e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding.
2021-04-10
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
2 US warships to pass through Turkey's straits next week
Ankara, April 10 (IANS) Two US warships will pass through Turkey's straits to the Black Sea next week, a Foreign Ministry official said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Prince Philip lived full, meaningful life: Dalai Lama
Dharamsala, April 10 (IANS) Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Saturday expressed grief over the demise of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, saying he lived a full and meaningful life.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
US Senators strongly urge Apple to testify in App Store hearing
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) A group of US Senators has strongly urged Apple to testify during an upcoming hearing on digital markets focused on Apples App Store and the Google Play Store, after the Cupertino-based iPhone maker refused to attend the hearing this month.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
India-China border dispute talks lasted 13 hrs
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Talks between Indian and Chinese military delegates over the disengagement in Eastern Ladakh at various friction points lasted for 13 hours.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Pratik Gandhi: There cannot be competition between actors
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) He became a pan-India sensation almost overnight, with his portrayal of Harshad Mehta in last year's popular series "Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story", and has now planted his feet in Bollywood. With the spotlight firmly on him, actor Pratik Gandhi says he does not believe in competition among contemporaries.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Minister to move Kerala HC after Lokayukta asks him to quit
Thiruvananthapuram, April 10 (IANS) A day after the Kerala Lokayukta on Friday said that the state's Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel has no moral right to continue in office as he has "misused" his powers and indulged in "nepotism", asking Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to take action against him, Jaleel on Saturday decided to approach the Kerala High Court.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
India reports 1,45,384 new Covid cases; 794 deaths
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India has reported 1,45,384 new Covid-19 cases and 794 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Largest dredge in M-E arrives in Suez Canal
Cairo, April 10 (IANS) The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) announced the arrival of a giant dredge, the largest in the Middle East, in te vital waterway.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Bangladesh contemplates full lockdown
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) The Bangladesh's government is contemplating imposing a "full lockdown" for one week from April 14 in an effort to curb the recent resurgence of new Covid-19 cases, a Minister announced.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Farmers to block KMP highway today for 24 hours
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The farmers organisations will block KMP (Kundali-Manesar-Palwal) highway in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Saturday for 24 hours to press for their demand of withdrawal of the contentious farm laws passed by the Parliament last year. The farmers outfits have said common citizens will be treated well on the highway during the blockade.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Boeing recommends 16 carriers to address new 737 MAX issue
Washington, April 10 (IANS) American aerospace major Boeing announced that it has recommended 16 carriers to address a potential electrical issue in a specific group of 737 MAX planes, which were globally grounded after two fatal crashes that took place within months, before further operations.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Rashmika Mandanna: I like surprising myself with different roles
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Actress Rashmika Mandanna, who has had a series of blockbusters in the Telugu industry, recently entered the Hindi entertainment scene with the music video of "Top tucker", sung by Uchana Amit, Jonita Gandhi, Yuvan Shankar Raja and Badshah. Even before her Bollywood debut "Mission Majnu" has released, she has signed her second Hindi film, "Goodbye", with Amitabh Bachchan.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Biden sets up commission to study potential SC expansion
Washington, April 10 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order establishing a commission to study the possibility of adding more seats to the Supreme Court and other reforms.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
RT-PCR tests to start in C'garh airports, railway stations
Raipur, April 10 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has said the state government will start the RT-PCR testing at airports and railway stations in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Radioactive water from Fukushima may be disposed into ocean
Tokyo, April 10 (IANS) The Japanese government may announce plans to dispose of radioactive wastewater from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean, informed sources said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Pak approves China's Sinovac vax for emergency use
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Amid te ongoing third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has approved China's Sinovac vaccine against the virus for emergency use, the National Institute of Health in Islamabad announced.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 134.5mn
Washington, April 10 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 134.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.91 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Sonia Gandhi to meet party leaders over Covid situation
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi will on Saturday conduct a virtual meeting with senior party leaders over the worsening Covid-19 situation in the country.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Month after jab, RSS chief Bhagwat tests Covid positive (Ld)
Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat has tested Covid-19 positive and is undergoing treatment in a private hospital here.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Fuel prices in the country remained unchanged on Saturday with oil marketing companies continuing on the pause mode and keeping petrol and diesel prices static for 11th consecutive day.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New Twist: Pradeep Sharma approached BJP leader in Mumbai hotel to reinstate protege Vaze
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) As the National Investigation Agency (NIA) probes deep into the extortion racket, fresh evidence is pouring in on the close affiliation between suspended cop Sachin Vaze and his mentor, Pradeep Sharma, also known as the 'encounter king' of the Mumbai Police.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Janssen's Covid-19 vaccine under EU review over blood clots
Brussels, April 10 (IANS) Europe's medicines watchdog said it was reviewing reports of rare blood clots in four people who received the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Janssen, the pharmaceutical arm of Johnson & Johnson.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine
UN chief applauds IMF, World Bank measures to address COVID-related debt crises
United Nations, April 10 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the steps announced by the International Monetary and Finance Committee (IMFC) and the World Bank Group Development Committee to address debt crises and other financial distress to economies arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Putin mourns late UK Prince Philip
Moscow, April 10 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message to Queen Elizabeth II to express his "deep condolences" on the death of her husband, Prince Philip.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan on parenting during quarantine
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) American actors Jamie Dornan, Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo have opened about parenting during lockdown on "The Drew Barrymore Show".
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UK reports another 3,150 coronavirus cases, 60 deaths
London, April 10 (IANS) Another 3,150 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,365,461, according to official figures.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
West Bengal gears for fourth phase of Assembly polls
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) 44 assembly constituencies of five districts in West Bengal will go for the fourth phase of the polls on Saturday. Considering the incidents of violence during the third phase of polling, the Election Commission has made an extensive arrangement to avoid any kind of untoward incidents.
2021-04-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Felicity Jones says it's 'scary' to have a baby in pandemic
Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS) Actress Felicity Jones said that it was an intense experience giving birth to a baby during the pandemic.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Europe stumbles through Covid-19 with 1 mn deaths
Brussels, April 10 (IANS) For Danica Angela Marcos, the weirdest yet saddest scenario was to watch her grandfather's funeral live on Zoom, seeing her cousins crying on the screen but not able to give them a hug because of the lockdown.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine
Risky assets will benefit in next 100 days of Biden admin: JP Morgan
New York, April 10 (IANS) Global investment analysts at a closed door JP Morgan huddle are betting that "risky assets" will cruise, market volatility will decline, asset bubbles are still far away in the broader equity market and that US president Joe Biden will remain focused on "supercharging" the US economy before midterm elections in 2022.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Police deployed at Dhaka, Brahmanbaria, Sylhet
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) In the face of recent massacre by Hefazat-e-Islam, the police have beefed up security in different districts, including Dhaka and Brahmmanbaria. Policemen armed with light machine gun (LMG) have been deployed there and security posts were set up with sandbags at police stations and outposts at six police stations and six outposts of Sylhet Metropolitan Police and nine police station of Brahmmanbaria to avoid any untoward incident by the militants.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Karni Sena went on rampage in village of Mohamadpur main accused
Patna, April 10 (IANS) The members of Karni Sena including leaders Lokendra Singh Kalvi and Mahipal Singh Makrana went on rampage in Gaiwapur village and set a house on fire on Friday evening.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Africa administers less than 2% of global Covid-19 vaccines: WHO
Nairobi, April 10 (IANS) Africa accounts for less than two per cent of the 690 million Covid-19 vaccines administered globally so far. "Although progress is being made, many African countries have barely moved beyond the starting line," Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for Africa said in a statement issued in Nairobi.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Kenya,Health/Medicine
Iran nuclear deal talks resume in Vienna
Vienna, April 10 (IANS) The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as the Iran nuclear deal, resumed talks here again, with the lifting of sanctions on Iran and nuclear implementation measures on top of the agenda.
2021-04-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
TTE succumbs to coronavirus in Patna, railway staff in panic
Patna, April 10 (IANS) Death of a Patna railway station Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) due to coronavirus has spread panic amid the other railway staff in all the stations of the district especially at Patna Junction, Danapur, Patliputra and Rajendra Nagar Terminal.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
African countries receive over 33.8 mn Covid-19 vaccine doses
Addis Ababa, April 10 (IANS) African countries have received over 33.8 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from the COVAX facility and through bilateral agreements outside COVAX, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Botswana prioritises the elderly above 75 for vaccination
Gaborone, April 10 (IANS) Botswana has adjusted its Covid-19 vaccination rollout by giving priority to the elderly above the age of 75, a health official said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Botswana,Health/Medicine
Scindia to campaign for bypolls in Rajasthan on April 11
Jaipur, April 10 (IANS) BJP Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia will visit Gangapur in Sahada Assembly constituency in Rajasthan on Sunday to camapign for the bypoll scheduled on April 17.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Pokhriyal launches microsensor-based explosive trace detector
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has launched 'NanoSniffer', a microsensor-based explosive trace detector (ETD) developed by NanoSniff Technologies which will help to detect a wide range of military, commercial and home-made explosives threats.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong shifts Assam candidates to Raj due to 'Sarma' fear
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Congress has shifted at least 18 candidates of the party-led Mahajot in the Assam polls to party-ruled Rajasthan, after getting information that the BJP may try to to lure probable winners ahead of counting on May 2.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nagal to take on Travaglia in Monte Carlo qualifier
Monaco, April 10 (IANS) India's Sumit Nagal will be up against a tough player when he takes on Italy's Stefano Travaglia in the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters Qualifiers (Round 1) match on Saturday.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Monaco,Sports,Tennis
Mack Star case: ED attaches Sunlight Housing's properties
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said that it has attached properties worth Rs 77.65 crore of Sunlight Housing Development Private Ltd and its directors in connection with its money laundering probe into the Mack Star bank fraud case of HDIL promoters Rakesh Wadhawan and Sarang Wadhawan, and others.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP leaders slam TTD priest for likening Jagan to Lord Vishnu
Tirupati, April 10 (IANS) Several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Andhra Pradesh have castigated Tirumala Triupati Devasthanams (TTD) chief priest A.V. Ramana Deekshitulu for giving a divine allusion to Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy recently.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Harshal is clear with his plans: Kohli
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli praised Harshal Patel saying that clarity in the fast bowler's thinking is what got the franchise interested in him.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
K'taka RTC employee ends life in Belagavi district (Ld)
Belagavi, April 10 (IANS) As the Karnataka State Transport Employees League's indefinite strike entered third day on Friday, an employee working with the North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) had allegedly committed suicide by hanging at his house near here, police said.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bhagalpur power sub-station to benefit 1.21 lakh people
Patna, April 10 (IANS) After Purnea, Power Finance Corporation (PFC) in association with South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd has commissioned a 2X10 MVA GIS Sub-station at Bihar's Bhagalpur town on Friday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Bihar,Business/Economy
Guj Covid Task Force recommended no mass gatherings, polls
Gandhinagar, April 10 (IANS) The Gujarat government-constituted Covid Task Force had repeatedly recommended large gatherings, including political, not be held, ever since its formation last May.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
RSS chief tests Covid positive, admitted to hospital
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat tested positive for coronavirus on Friday and was admitted to a hospital in Nagpur.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
RCB pull off last ball thriller against MI in IPL opener
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Seamer Harshal Patel's five-wicket haul (5/27) helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Mumbai Indians (MI) by two wickets in a last ball thriller in the opening match of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Friday.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Telangana achieves 1 lakh tests, 1 lakh vaccines in a day
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Telangana has conducted one lakh Covid-19 tests and administered one lakh Covid vaccines in a single day.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
We were 20 runs short: Rohit Sharma
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Despite losing IPL 2021's first match to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma praised his team's effort for fighting till the end but said that they made some mistakes while batting and were 20 runs short.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Railway denies over-crowding at K'taka stations amid Covid
Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) The South Western Railway (SWR) on Friday denied that its stations in Karnataka were over-crowded amid surge in Covid cases across the southern state.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
4 killed in Nagpur private hospital blaze, 37 patients saved
Nagpur, April 9 (IANS) At least four persons were killed and a few others injured in a major blaze that erupted out in a private hospital here late on Friday, officials said.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Modi govt's decision to increase fertiliser prices will destroy farmers'
Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) Hitting out at the Centre's decision to increase the prices of fertilisers by more than 60 per cent, senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Friday termed it as an "anti-farmer" act.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Record single-day spike takes Gujarat's Covid tally to 3,37,015
Gandhinagar, April 9 (IANS) Continuing the recent trend of surge in cases, Gujarat on Friday recorded its highest single-day tally of Civid-19 infections at 4,541, taking its overall tally to 3,37,015, while 42 deaths in the past 24 hours mounted the state's Covid death toll 4,697.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Hoping to use lessons from Dhoni against CSK: Pant (lead with correction, first para)
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting sounded confident ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) opener against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday, saying, "We expect to play better as a group and achieve some better results. We need to approach it with the right attitude and play well. Hopefully, win that game and move onto the second game. But we know that we'll have to play well to win."
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Hoping to use lessons from Dhoni against CSK: Pant
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Delhi Capitals skipper Ricky Ponting sounded confident ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) opener against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday, saying, "We expect to play better as a group and achieve some better results. We need to approach it with the right attitude and play well. Hopefully, win that game and move onto the second game. But we know that we'll have to play well to win."
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
New Covid cases surge to 7,955 in Karnataka
Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) New Covid cases surged to 7,955 in a day across Karnataka, with 5,576 in Bengaluru, while 46 succumbed to the infection, said the state health bulletin on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Maxwell repays Kohli's faith in tournament opener
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) A change in Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise seems to have worked wonders for Australian batting all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, at least going by his show for his new team Royal Challengers Bangalore in the tournament opener against Mumbai Indians here on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Ken-Betwa linkage project will devastate Panna Tiger Reserve: Sonia
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi has written to Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar, expressing her concern over the "devastating impact" of the Ken-Betwa river linkage project on Madhya Pradesh's Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) and urged him to not to allow it to go ahead.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
TA soldier shot dead in Kashmir
Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) A soldier of the Territorial Army (TA) was shot dead by suspected terrorists at his residence at Bijbehara in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday, officials said.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sharmila to launch new political party in Telangana
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Y.S. Sharmila, the sister of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Friday announced that she will be floating a new political party in Telangana.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Rhino calves rescued during floods in Kaziranga to move to Manas Tiger Reserve
Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) Three rhino calves, two females and one male, which were rescued two years ago during floods at the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP&TR) in Assam would be trans-located to the Manas Tiger Reserve (MTR) on Saturday, officials said on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
India's Greco-Roman wrestlers crash out of Olympic qualifiers
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's star Greco-Roman wrestler Gurpreet Singh had an impressive start in the Asian Olympic qualification tournament in Almaty on Friday but a poor finish in the semi-finals of the 77kg category spoiled his chances of winning the Tokyo Olympic berth.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bus strike: K'taka invokes act to invalidate strike call
Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) Karnataka on Friday invoked provisions of the state Industrial Disputes Act to invalidate the indefinite strike call given by the Karnataka State Road Transport Employees League (KSRTEL) since April 6, throwing public transport across the state out of gear.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Trains running normally with prescribed Covid norms: SCR GM
Secunderabad, April 9 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) authorities on Friday clarified that train movements are taking place in an orderly manner and there has been no overcrowding in any of the stations falling under its jurisdiction.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Now GMDA, FMDA to receive EDC payments
Gurugram, April 9 (IANS) In a bid to raise the income of the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced on Friday that from now the money earned from External Development Charges (EDC) will be deposited in the GMDA. Similarly, the EDC payments from Faridabad district will be made to the FMDA.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Free flow of traffic on public roads can't be blocked: SC (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court said on Friday that free flow of traffic on public roads cannot be blocked.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yediyurappa will complete term as CM, says BJP's Arun Singh
Belagavi (Karnataka), April 9 (IANS) Dismissing rumblings within the Karnataka unit, BJP General Secretary Arun Singh on Friday said that there is no question of replacing Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa till his government's term ends.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Coercive actions, economic revival team up to lift tax mop-up
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) In a paradox of sorts, tax collections have significantly improved in the past few months despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the economy.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gopal Rai accuses FCI of not procuring crop on MSP in Delhi
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Delhi Agriculture Minister Gopal Rai on Friday accused the Food Corporation of India (FCI) of not procuring farmers wheat crop on Minimum Support Price (MSP).
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lot at stake in AFC Champions League: FC Goa coach
Goa, April 9 (IANS) FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando conceded on Friday that his side will head into the AFC Champions League (Group E) match against Qatari outfit Al Rayyan SC with a lot at stake.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
After Pune, Mumbai's Covid tally crosses half million mark
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Mumbai became the second district in Maharashtra after Pune to surpass a Covid-19 tally of half million cases since the outbreak of the pandemic 13 months ago, as the state entered its first 'weekend lockdown' era, health officials said here on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Having multiple bowling options works for Kohli's RCB
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) used as many as seven bowlers against Mumbai Indians (MI) to restrict them to 159/9 in the Indian Premier League (IPL) season opener on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
American households seem to be net beneficiaries of pandemic: Greed and Fear
New Delhi/Hong Kong, April 9 (IANS) US households seem to be net financial beneficiaries of the Covid-19 pandemic, as per Christopher Wood of Jefferies Group.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Strict week-long lockdown in Bangladesh from April 14
Dhaka, April 9 (IANS) A strict 7-day lockdown is going to be enforced in Bangladesh, from April 14, allowing only emergency services to remain in operation, it was announced on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi reports 8,521 new Covid cases, 39 deaths
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The national capital reported 8,521 new Covid infections -- the second highest daily-spike since the onset of the pandemic -- and 39 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Delhi government's health bulletin on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka RTC employee ends life in Belagavi district
Belagavi, April 9 (IANS) As the Karnataka State Transport Employees League's indefinite strike entered third day on Friday, an employee working with the North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) had allegedly committed suicide by hanging at his house near here, police said.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Ball tailing in was the cue: Harshal Patel
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Pace bowler Harshal Patel, who went for 15 runs in his first over, came back in the death overs to pick five wickets in his last three overs against Mumbai Indians on Friday to claim his first fifer in T20 cricket.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
In season of gloom, IPL to accelerate off-take of in-house consumables
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The mega sporting event -- IPL 2021 -- is expected to give an added support to the in-house consumable, advertisement as well as e-commerce segment this season.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajasthan Housing Board earned record Rs 2,621 cr during pandemic
Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) Beating the Covid pandemic blues, the Rajasthan Housing Board earned a record revenue of Rs 2,621 crore in the last 18 months, thus setting up an example of reviving a 'dead' unit besides attracting the attention of other states/UT, including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Puducherry, which have expressed their desire to study the revival model adopted by the RHB by using unconventional means and thinking out of the box.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
CBI raids premises of senior IT official, railway official husband
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The CBI on Friday carried out searches at premises of Alka Rajvanshi Jain, Commissioner of Income Tax Appeals in Udaipur, and her husband, Amit Jain, the Group General Manager (S&T), Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd in Jodhpur and recovered Rs 13.2 lakh in cash besides several documents of properties worth crores in connection with a disproportionate asset case.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Euro 2020: Eight host cities to allow spectators
Munich, April 9 (IANS) European football's governing body (UEFA) on Friday announced the return of spectators to eight Euro 2020 venues, while the remaining four cities have until April 19 to provide information on their plans and final decisions on allowing fans. The tournament will commence on June 11 with the final scheduled for July 11, 2021.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
More gold found in Telangana village, day after treasure trove unearthed
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Officials on Friday found more golden ornaments from a plot in Telangana's Jangaon district where a treasure trove was discovered by a realtor while leveling the land on Thursday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Olympic Games organisers look to give fans virtual feel
Tokyo, April 9 (IANS) The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (TOCOPG) wants to give the spectators and fans a virtual feel of what the athletes experience first-hand on the field. For that they launched the 'Let's 55 Virtual Experience' in Tokyo on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Essential services exempt from Corona curfew in Karnataka
Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) The Karnataka government exempted essential services, goods delivery and e-commerce operations from the 10-day Corona night curfew from Saturday in Covid-hit 7 cities, including Bengaluru across the state to contain the pandemic, a top official said on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Amazon workers vote against Alabama union drive
San Francisco, April 9 (IANS) Amazon appears to have defeated a major union drive as preliminary tally on Friday suggests that workers at a warehouse in Alabama voted against forming a union.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Harshal Patel's 5-wicket haul restricts MI to 159/9
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Pace bowler Harshal Patel's five-wicket haul (5/27) helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) restrict Mumbai Indians (MI) to 159/9 in the opening match of the Indian Premier League here at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Now, BJP also seeks Gandhinagar civic polls be put off
Gandhinagar, April 9 (IANS) A day after Gujarat's opposition Congress and Aam Aadmi Party asked the State Election Commission (SEC) to defer the upcoming Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation, the ruling BJP on Friday made a similar demand.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Fearing 'horse-trading' in Assam, 18 AIUDF candidates reach Jaipur hotel (Ld)
Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) Sensing the threat of 'possible horse-trading' in Assam, a total of 18 candidates of the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), a Congress ally, had reached Jaipur from Guwahati and are camping in Hotel Fairmont here.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Telangana officials plan dig after realtor finds treasure trove
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Archaeology experts plan to take up digging at a place in Telangana's Jangaon district where a treasure trove was discovered by a realtor while leveling the land on Thursday,
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Bengaluru hoteliers slam decision to impose night curfew
Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) Karnataka's decision to announce a 10-day night curfew in Bengaluru, starting Saturday, has triggered concerns in the local bar and restaurant and eatery industry.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Amid row, Punjab to start procurement of 130 lakh tonnes of wheat
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) With the 'arhtiyas' announcing a boycott of wheat procurement in Punjab beginning on Saturday owing to direct payment to farmers on the purchase of food grains, the state's Mandi Board Chairman Lal Singh said they were fully geared up to accomplish the challenging task of procurement amid the pandemic.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Payment of extortion money does not amount to terror funding: SC
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to a businessman who was accused of paying money to the operatives of Maoist terror group Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) for smooth running his coal transport business in Jharkhand.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Covid-19 spread unabated in J&K with 808 new cases, 4 deaths
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) Covid-19 spread continued unabated in J&K on Friday as 808 new cases and four deaths came to light during the last 24 hours.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Top French athlete blames stepfather for injecting EPO
Paris, April 9 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, French steeplechaser Ophelie Claude-Boxberger has received a backdated two-year suspension for Anti-Doping Rules Violation (ADRV) involving erythropoietin, which she says was injected by her stepfather and former coach while she was under the influence of alcohol.
2021-04-09
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
Queen Elizabeth II's consort, Prince Philip passes away at 99 (Ld)
London, April 9 (IANS) Prince Philip, the "beloved" consort and a crucial supporter and confidante of UK's Queen Elizabeth II, who did much to modernise the monarchy but was panned over his "insensitive" remarks in various countries while on state visits, passed away on Friday, the Buckingham Palace announced. He was 99.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Cong, AIUDF send candidates to R'sthan to foil 'possible horse-trading' in Assam
Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) To avoid "possible horse-trading by the BJP", the Congress and its ally AIUDF on Friday sent at least 22 of their candidates in the just held Assembly polls to Congress-ruled Rajasthan in a chartered plane, party sources said.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Aahana Kumra: Won't be part of story showing women in poor light
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Aahana Kumra says being an actress she understands the power and influence of cinema, and that is the reason she never wants to be a part of a project that does not offer a respectful portrayal of women.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid-19 hurts MI, RCB as Padikkal, de Kock sit out
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic hurt both Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) teams, forcing them to drop their first-choice openers in this season's Indian Premier League (IPL) opening match on Friday night.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Facing shortage, Raj CM writes to PM demanding 30 lakh vaccine doses
Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to provide at least 30 lakh doses of Covid vaccine to the state.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Bhargavi Chirmuley: Marathi films always gave importance to literature
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Bhargavi Chirmuley says the Marathi film industry has always given a lot of importance to literature, which in turn helps actors grow.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mumbai makes mark on UN SDG progress: Study
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Mumbai is among the world cities that have made significant progress on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a new global study.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Gokaldas Images to set foot in Telangana
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Apparel major Gokaldas Images on Friday said it will be setting up its unit in Sircilla Apparel Park in Telangana.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
SC contempt notice to DoPT Secy for breaching order on promotion
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued comtempt notice to Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training, seeking explanation on a plea claiming breach of status quo order of the top court on promotion of Central government employees.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shaan, Mika pay tribute to Wajid Khan, Sajid gets emotional
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Singers Shaan and Mika, who are seen as team captains in the show "Indian Pro Music League", paid tribute to late singer-composer Wajid Khan of the Sajid-Wajid duo. This left Sajid, also a captain on the show, emotional.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vernacular campaigns heat up social media wars during Bengal polls
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Amid Covid protocol and restrictions imposed on political rallies and campaigns the political parties particularly the BJP and the Trinamool Congress have extended their fight into the digital spectrum, swearing by the revolutionary impact of social media.
2021-04-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Simran Pareenja: 'Lakshmi Ghar Aayi' a call against dowry system
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Simran Pareenja, who will be seen in the upcoming show "Lakshmi Ghar Aayi", hopes her character empowers women to stand up for themselves.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aamir Khan is my mentor: 'Well Done Baby' director Priyanka Tanwar
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Debutante director Priyanka Tanwar, who has helmed the Marathi film "Well Done Baby", considers Aamir Khan her mentor. Priyanka has had a stint as an assistant director ay Aamir's production house.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India, China militaries' talks for disengagement on LAC continue
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Top Indian and Chinese military officials met at Chushul on Friday to discuss the next phase of disengagement on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, and the dialogue that started at 10.30 a.m. is still on.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
CAS upholds verdict on 9 Russian athletes; AIU welcomes decision
Monaco, April 9 (IANS) The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) welcomed Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision of holding nine Russian athletes guilty of Anti-Doping Rule Violations.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Monaco,Sports,Other Sports
20 doctors test Covid positive at AIIMS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) At least 20 doctors and six MBBS students on Friday tested positive for coronavirus at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) here, sources told IANS.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India better prepared to handle resurgent Covid's economic fallout (IANS Special)
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's economy is better prepared to handle any economic fallout emanating from the resurgence of Covid-19 cases, as the government, financial institutions and the industry have gained valuable experience of operating in the hard environment.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
India's forex reserves down by over $2.4 bn
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves fell $2.415 billion during the week ended April 2.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Xiaomi, OPPO's in-house 5G chipsets may arrive this year: Report
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi and OPPO are working on their own custom 5G chips and these could be ready by the end of 2021.
2021-04-09
Category: International, China,Technology
When Shilpa Shetty, Geeta Kapur, Anurag Basu don Arunanchal Pradesh attire
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, choreographer Geeta Kapur and filmmaker Anurag Basu will appear on an upcoming episode of "Super Dancer Chapter 4" in traditional Arunanchal Pradesh attire.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SUV case: Sachin Vaze sent to judicial custody till April 23
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) A Mumbai special court on Friday sent suspended Mumbai cop Sachin Vaze, nabbed in connection with the SUV case, to judicial custody till April 23.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SAI gives elite trainees summer break amid rising Covid-19 cases
New Delhi; April 9 (IANS) Keeping in mind the safety of athletes amid rising cases of Covid-19 in several parts of the country, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has given summer break of three weeks to trainees of National Centres of Excellence (NCOEs) across the country.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
FWICE issues fresh shooting guidelines amid Covid second wave
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has issued fresh guidelines for shooting, pre-production and post-production work amid the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic in Maharashtra.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Partial lockdown in Bihar, educational institutions shut till April 18
Patna, April 9 (IANS) Keeping in view the strong second wave of the coronavirus, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has decided to shut all educational institutions till April 18. He has also said that retail commercial establishments will be open only till 7 p.m. for the rest of this month.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Bihar,National
India, Kazakh defence ministers discuss ways to strengthen military ties
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held bilateral talks with visiting Kazakhstan's Defence Minister Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev, in which he discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral defence cooperation.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Assam official found with postal ballots, probe on
Guwahati/Silchar, April 9 (IANS) The administration in Assam's Cachar district is probing the incident in which two people, including a government employee involved in the election process, are seen in a social media video unauthorisedly carrying postal ballot papers, officials said on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Rahul Vaidya, Disha Parmar spark off wedding rumours with music video pic
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Reports of popular singer Rahul Vaidya and actress-model Disha Parmar forthcoming wedding have been doing the rounds on the gossip vine for a while now. On Friday the couple had fans in frenzy when they posted wedding pictures on Instagram.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Use loudspeakers for Azan from one mosque in a mohalla, says cleric
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Amid an ongoing row over use of loudspeakers for Azan, an eminent Islamic scholar and All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) leader Moulana Khalid Saifullah Rehmani has suggested that if an area has many mosques, external loudspeakers be used for Azan from one big mosque.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Facebook found briefly running fake 'Clubhouse for PC' app ads
San Francisco, April 9 (IANS) Cybercriminals briefly floated fake 'Clubhouse for PC' app ads on Facebook in a bid to plant malware on devices of unsuspecting users before taking the ads out, TechCrunch reported.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Mumbai schedule of 'Sanak' wrapped up
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) The Mumbai schedule of the Vidyut Jammwal-starrer film "Sanak" was wrapped up on Friday. The news was shared on Twitter by lead actress Rukmini Maitra, who makes her Bollywood debut with the film.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tanuush, Anvi emerge champs in AITA U-14 tournament
Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) Top- seeded Tanuush Ghildyal and Anvi Punaganti emerged champions in the boys' and girls' sections, respectively in the Sportle Topspin AITA U-14 CS7 tennis tournament, which concluded at the Topspin Academy on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Childhood diet, exercise linked to less anxiety in adulthood
New York, April 9 (IANS) Exercise and a healthy diet in childhood leads to adults with bigger brains and lower levels of anxiety, a new study suggests.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Cancer survivor Rikako set to make Olympic cut in 50m freestyle too
Tokyo, April 9 (IANS) Within days of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics in 4x100m medley relay event, Japanese swimmer Ikee Rikako, a cancer survivor, looks set to qualify in an individual event as well after clocking the fastest semi-final time in 50m freestyle in the trials on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Second Covid wave heightens risks for India's banks: Fitch
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's second wave of Covid-19 infections pose an increased risk to the country's fragile economic recovery and its banks, Fitch Ratings said.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rahul has switched to full-time lobbying: Ravi Shankar Prasad
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Reacting to former Congress president Rahul Gandhi's letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that after failing as a part-time politician, Gandhi has switched to full-time lobbying.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Swara Bhasker's parent arrange surprise b'day party in Goa
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhasker, who is currently shooting in Goa, celebrates her birthday on Friday. She was in for a surprise when she walked into a decorated hall to realise that a surprise midnight birthday party had been arranged by her parents from Delhi.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Madras High Court stays appointment of former TN Chief Secy as NGT member
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Friday stayed the appointment of former Tamil Nadu Chief secretary Girija Vaidyanathan as an expert member of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
26 health care staff at AIIMS, Delhi test positive for Covid
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) As many as 26 health care staff, including doctors, have tested Covid-19 positive at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), sources told IANS here on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jaleel misused his powers, CM should take action against him: Kerala Lokayukta
Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) The Kerala Lokayukta on Friday said that the state's Higher Education Minister K.T. Jaleel has no moral right to continue in office as he has "misused" his powers and indulged in "nepotism", asking Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to take action against him.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Karni Sena top leaders meet families of Madhubani massacre victims
Patna, April 9 (IANS) Following the Madhubani massacre, Sri Rajput Karni Sena national president Mahipal Singh Makrana and founder Lokendra Singh Kalvi along with their supporters met the victims' families on Friday and offered all possible help to them.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Sobhita Dhulipala unveils her look in 'Major'
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Sobhita Dhulipala on Friday unveiled her look in the upcoming film "Major". She plays Pramoda, an NRI hostage trapped during the tragic 26/11 Mumbai attacks, in the Adivi Sesh-starrer.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India rejects US contention that its domestic maritime law violates UN convention
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India has rejected the US contention that its domestic maritime law is in violation of the United Nations convention on the Law of the Sea, and expressed its concerns about a US naval ship entering into Indian waters.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Indian Film and TV Directors' Association bars weekend shoots
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) The Indian Film and TV Directors' Association (IFTDA) on Friday asked members to refrain from shooting on Saturdays and Sundays, with weekend lockdown announced in Maharashtra.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
RCB win toss, elect to field
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Royals Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won the toss and elected to field against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the opening match of the Indian Premier League, 2021.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Covid effect: Delhi Gymkhana club to stay closed from Saturday
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Delhi Gymkhana will remain closed from Saturday till further notice amid the surge in the number of Covid cases and few of the staff members also testing positive.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Why were farmers, aarhtiyas' kept in dark, Akali Dal asks Punjab CM
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) With the Centre rejecting Punjab's demand for continuation of payment through 'arhtiyas' and exemption from the direct benefit transfer (DBT) system, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday asked Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to tell why he had kept the farmers and the 'arhtiyas' in the dark.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Angry 'side' of Dravid catches Kohli by surprise
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Rahul Dravid was always known for his calm demeanour on the field and off it. But a new angry version of former India batsman, known as 'The Wall' for his stout defence, has caught even the angry young man of Indian cricket, Virat Kohli, by surprise.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
2,765 fresh Covid cases push Andhra's tally to over 9.18L
Amaravati, April 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Friday reported 2,765 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to over 9.18 lakh, while the active cases mounted to 16,422, health officials said.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Kangana Ranaut's 'Thalaivi' postponed amid Covid second wave
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) The release of the Kangana Ranaut-starrer "Thalaivi" has been postponed amid the second wave of Covid-19 in India, it was announced on Friday. The film was slated to release in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages on April 23.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nepal's opposition parties begin talks to unseat PM Oli
Kathmandu, April 9 (IANS) Nepal's primary opposition party, the Nepali Congress has begun talks with the Nepal Communist Party-Maoist Centre and the Janata Samajbadi Party to unseat Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and form a coalition government under its leadership.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Priyanka Chopra: I always find my light
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who has started shooting for the drama series "Citadel", asserts she has clean skin from within, and that she would always find her light.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nepal, India to cooperate in fight against Covid, vaccine supplies
Kathmandu, April 9 (IANS) Nepal and India have agreed to continue the cooperation to fight the Covid-19 pandemic during a telephonic conversation between the foreign ministers of both the countries.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Maniesh Paul urges fans to 'be happy', 'spread love'
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor Maniesh Paul took to Instagram to share a positive message with fans on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sailing champ Saravanan qualifies for Tokyo, makes Army proud
Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) Indian Army's Madras Engineer Group (MEG)'s Naib Subedar Vishnu Saravanan confirmed his berth to Tokyo Olympics 2020 in Laser Standard Class scheduled to start in 2021.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Haryana shuts schools for classes 1 to 8 till April 30
Gurugram, April 9 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday announced closure of schools for classes 1 to 8 till April 30 amid spike in Covid-19 cases across the state.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education
Catherine Zeta-Jones: My dream is to only eat desserts
Los Angeles, April 9 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones works hard to maintain her fitness and figure at 51, and only eats "real food". However, her dream is to indulge in desserts.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sunny Leone wishes husband on 10th anniversary
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Sunny Leone completed 10 years of marriage on Friday. She prays that her husband Daniel Weber and she walk through life together until their "dying days".
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PIL against colonial code barring women temple administrators in Bombay HC
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Days after Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde lauded Goa for following the Uniform Civil Code, a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a young lawyer has questioned a colonial era temple code, which bars women from being appointed as "mazanes"/"mahajans" (temple administrators).
2021-04-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Nataraj looks to crack Olympic qualification mark
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Bengaluru's teenage swimmer Srihari Nataraj will aim to crack 'A' qualification mark for Olympics in the men's 100 metres backstroke event when he splashes the pool in the Uzbekistan Open Summer Swimming Championships starting on April 12.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Manoj Bajpayee happy with 'Silence... Can You Hear It?' response
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee is happy with the response his latest release "Silence... Can You Hear It?" has received. He attributes the reception to the cast and crew.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid pandemic worsened outcomes for kidney disease patients
New York, April 9 (IANS) People with kidney problems were at 40 times higher risk of hospitalisation and death due to the Covid-19 pandemic during the second quarter of 2020, say researchers.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Delhi Govt orders closure of all schools due to spike in Covid-19 cases
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Amid the continued surge in Covid-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi government has ordered the closure of all government and private schools in the city. The announcement in this regard was made by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
L&T arm gets contract for Saudi solar plant
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) The renewables arm of Larsen & Toubro's Power Transmission & Distribution Business has secured a turnkey EPC Contract worth Rs 5,000-7,000 crore, to set up the Sudair Solar PV Project of 1.5 GW capacity in Saudi Arabia.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Himachal court summons top officials over illegal felling of trees
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) Miffed over the non-compliance of its directions on illicit felling of 416 trees, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday directed the Principal Secretary (Forests) and the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests to be present in the court on April 20.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana to spend Rs 42 cr every month on assistance to teachers
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) The Telangana government will spend about Rs 42 crore every month to provide financial aid and rice to teachers and other staff working in the recognised private schools in the state.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Researchers discover critical Zoom vulnerability, win $200,000
San Francisco, April 9 (IANS) Security researchers have discovered a zero-day vulnerability in video conferencing platform Zoom which can be used by cybercriminals to launch remote code execution (RCE) attacks.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Samsung's 'iTest' website lets iPhone users test out Android: Report
Seoul, April 9 (IANS) Samsung has launched a new platform that lets iPhone users experience a Galaxy device from a web browser.
2021-04-09
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Covid causes 'unexpected' cellular response in lungs: Study
New York, April 9 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a surprising response in lung cells infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which might explain why the disease is so difficult to treat.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Amid Andhra bypoll, Pawan Kalyan's movie gets wide publicity
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), April 9 (IANS) Irrespective of the Tirupati Lok Sabha bypoll prospects of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the JanaSena Party (JSP), Pawan Kalyan has emerged a winner in getting wide publicity for his new movie from political leaders.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Yediyurappa again urges transport staff to call off strike
Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday appealed again to the Karnataka State Road Transport Employees League (KSRTEL) to end their strike and get back to work.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
TN government warns of night curfew
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Friday warned that it would impose night curfew if its new Covid-19 restrictions announced on Thursday do not give the desired outcome.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
'Crushing the curve' mass vaccination drive soon in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) With a fresh surge in Covid cases expected in Kerala, state Health Minister K.K.Shailaja on Friday held a high-level meeting with top officials where it was decided to embark on a mass vaccination drive, named "Crushing the curve".
2021-04-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 effect: FIH Pro League schedule takes a beating
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The FIH Pro League schedule could take a severe beating this year after the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced on Friday that all Pro League matches, involving Australia, China and New Zealand that had been scheduled for May have been postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions in the three countries.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Rafale row: India cheated to tune of Rs 21,000 crore, alleges Congress (Ld)
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Congress on Friday questioned the Narendra Modi-led government over the explosive revelations made by a French news portal in the Rafale deal alleging that there was 'massive corruption' and 'loss to public exchequer of at least Rs 21,075 crore.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
A preventable pandemic is looming, warn dentists
Aligarh, April 9 (IANS) There is another pandemic in the making, but this one can be prevented.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
SpiceJet launches scheduled freighter services to Bangkok
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) SpiceJet's dedicated cargo arm SpiceXpress launched scheduled cargo flights connecting Mumbai and Delhi with Bangkok, the company said on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Schools, colleges to remain shut in Himachal till April 21
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Friday decided to keep all educational institutions shut till April 21 to prevent the spread of coronavirus. However, it decided to hold the 'Jan Manch', a once-in-a-month district-level public programme to redress grievances, on April 25.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Abhishek posts throwback pic of mother Jaya on her birthday
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan penned a birthday message for his mother and politician Jaya Bachchan on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Six held for murder of two Dalit youths in TN
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) At least six youths were arrested in connection with the murder of two Dalit youths at Aarkonam area in Ranipet district of Tamil Nadu, police said on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC declines to order independent probe into Nandigram attack on Mamta
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea seeking direction for investigation by an independent agency into the incident where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was injured after an alleged attack on her in her poll constituency Nandigram.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Taapsee shows 'who wears pants in the house'
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu shared a picture post on Friday morning to wittily underline who wears the pants in her house.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Congress slams Kerala Police's handling of post-poll murder
Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) The Congress-led UDF on Friday cried foul over the course of Kerala Police's probe into the brutal murder of Indian Union Muslim League worker at Kuthuparamba near Kannur, hours after the Tuesday's assembly election.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Oscar-nominated short films available digitally before awards
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) A host of Oscar-nominated short films will get a virtual release for Indian viewers over the coming days, ahead of the Academy Awards on April 25.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Obesity linked to heavy periods, impaired womb repair: Study
London, April 9 (IANS) Ladies, here is one more reason to reduce your body weight. Obesity is linked to greater menstrual blood loss, which may result from increased inflammation in the womb lining, delaying its repair, according to a study conducted both on women and mice.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Maha man, pregnant wife found dead in New Jersey home
Beed (Maharashtra), April 9 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a couple from Maharashtra's Beed was found dead at their home in New Jersey on Wednesday by police called by neighbours who saw their minor daughter crying on the balcony, official sources said here on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
BJP to get around 84 seats in Assam, claims Himanta Biswa Sarma
Agartala, April 9 (IANS) Assam Minister and top BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday said that the party would get around 84 seats against the earlier target of 100 plus in the 126-member assembly.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Ekta Kapoor's 'His Storyy' poster a rip-off, says 'LOEV' maker Sudhanshu Saria
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Sudhanshu Saria on Friday alleged that the poster of Ekta Kapoor's upcoming web series "His Storyy" has "ripped off and stolen" the poster concept of his 2015 film "LOEV".
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Prices may soar as Chennai vegetables hub closes amid Covid curbs
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) With nearly 2,000 retail vegetable and fruit shops likely to be closed in Chennai's largest vegetable market at Koyambedu following Covid restrictions, there is a possibility of imminent price rise of vegetables and fruits, the Koyambedu Vegetable Market Association President, M. Ramesh Kumar, told IANS.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Covid-hit Bengaluru FC have task cut out against Tribhuvan Army FC
Bambolim (Goa), April 9 (IANS) Hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, Bengaluru FC will have their task cut out when they take on Nepal club, Tribhuvan Army FC, in the AFC Cup Qualifiers (Preliminary Stage Two) at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim on April 14.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Police issue advisory on KMP expressway blockade
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Friday issued a traffic advisory in view of the 24-hour Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway blockade call given by the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, a front of protesting farm unions.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Russia's Soyuz capsule with 3 space travellers to dock with ISS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) A Russian Soyuz capsule with a manned spacecraft named after Yuri Gagarin blasted off from the Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan on Friday for the International Space Station (ISS).
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Apple testing search tags in App Store to narrow down results
San Francisco, April 9 (IANS) Apple is reportedly testing a new tag feature on the App Store to narrow down search results in popular app categories, making it easier for the users to find specific types of apps.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Will close Italian Marines case only after compensation deposited: SC
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre to deposit Rs 10 crore compensation, received from the Italian government to be paid to the families of fishermen killed by the two Italian marines, with the court within a period of one week.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid resurgence: Telangana police take steps to ensure wearing of masks
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) In view of the rapidly increasing Covid Cases in the state, Telangana Police is taking various steps to ensure that the rule relating to wearing of masks is implemented strictly across the state in all public places with immediate effect.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Queen Elizabeth II's consort, Prince Philip passes away
London, April 9 (IANS) Prince Philip, the consort of UK's Queen Elizabeth II, passed away on Friday, the Buckingham Palace announced. He was 99.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Surat municipal body deploys teachers to register deaths at crematorium
Gandhinagar, April 9 (IANS) Depicting the grim situation due to the coronavirus infection in the Diamond City, the authorities of the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) have been forced to depute primary school teachers to the crematorium to register the arriving bodies.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Allu Arjun's 'Pushpa' first look gets 30mn views in 2 days
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Telugu star Allu Arjun's first look in the upcoming film "Pushpa" has crossed 30 million views and 900K likes within two days of launch on YouTube.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
B-Town reacts to lockdown in Mumbai
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) With Mumbai experiencing another lockdown situation during the day, curfew at night and lockdown on weekends, many Bollywood celebrities expressed their opinion on the matter on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Huge core catcher installed at Kudankulam nuclear unit 4
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The fourth 1,000 MW atomic power plant coming up in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli districtattained a milestone with the installation of core catcher or core melt localisation device, said Russian company Rosatom.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology
US adds 7 Chinese supercomputing firms on Entity List
San Francisco, April 9 (IANS) After Huawei, ZTE and a host of Chinese companies, the US Commerce Department has now added seven supercomputing firms to its Entity List for allegedly supporting China's military efforts.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Huma Qureshi says 'Maharani' role let her explore many layers
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi is gearing up for the release of her series "Maharani". Opening up on her role of Rani Bharti in the show, she claimed it was a character that let her explore many layers as a performer.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid scourge: Maha postpones public service exams indefinitely
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) In view of the massive Covid-19 spread, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government has decided to postpone the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) exams scheduled for April 11, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
How Abhishek Bachchan pranked Nikita Dutta on 'The Big Bull' set
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan is known to be a prankster on sets of his films and he seemed to keep up with his reputation when he disrupted "The Big Bull" co-star Nikita Dutta's meal plan every day on set.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hip-hop crew Third Degree Originals launch first single 'Work on me'
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Hip-hop crew TDO or Third Degree Originals on Friday launched their first single titled "Work on me". The song was released on YouTube on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sonam Kapoor posts birthday message for 'behen' Swara Bhasker
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor took to Instagram to wish actress Swara Bhaskar a Happy Birthday on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Modern human brain originated 1.7 mn years ago in Africa
London, April 9 (IANS) Modern human brain structures developed 1.5 to 1.7 million years ago in the African Homo populations and after they had already begun walking on two feet and had even started spreading out of Africa, according to a study.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Mars did not dry up all at once, says study
New York, April 9 (IANS) Mars had drier and wetter eras before drying up completely about three billion years ago, says a new study which suggests that the Red Planet did not dry up all at once.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Rahul writes to PM, questions Covid-19 vaccination exports
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that the Indian scientific community had worked overtime to develop a solution, but their efforts are undermined by the Centre's poor implementation and "oversight".
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dhoni's CSK takes on Pant's DC (Preview: Match 02)
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Saturday night will see a clash between the master and the apprentice. MS Dhoni, who is on the last bend of his career and has been turning up only for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) since his retirement from international cricket last year, will lead the three-time champions against Delhi Capitals (DC), who will be captained by Rishabh Pant, his long-term successor as India's first choice wicketkeeper.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
CBI nabs 2 Mumbai IT officials for graft
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has nabbed two Income Tax Department officials for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 15 lakh, an official said here on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mammootty-starrer 'The Priest' to release digitally on April 14
Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) The Malayalam horror drama "The Priest", starring Mammootty, is all set to premier digitally on April 14.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Have to cash in on opportunities to play matches: Manpreet
Buenos Aires, April 9 (IANS) India men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh said that the team has to cash in on whatever opportunities they get to play top quality opposition considering they missed match practice for much of last year.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Development projects in J&K get wings post August 5, 2019
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) In November 2015, Narendra Modi in his second public meeting in Kashmir after becoming the Prime Minister had announced Rs 80,000 crore development package for J&K's development.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mumbai Sanskriti Festival, rediscovering the cultural heritage of Mumbai
New Delhi, April 9 (IANSlife) Imagine the imposing interiors of one of the finest Neo Gothic Victorian heritage structures in Mumbai -- The Convocation Hall at the Fort campus of the University of Mumbai, with soulful Indian classical music transporting you to an ethereal world of bliss.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rafale row: India cheated to tune of Rs 21,000 crore, alleges Congress
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Congress on Friday questioned the Narendra Modi-led government over the explosive revelations made by a French news portal in the Rafale deal alleging that there was 'massive corruption' and 'loss to public exchequer of at least Rs 21,075 crore.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Madhavan Mukund to be next head of Chennai Mathematical Institute
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI), a deemed to be university, on Friday announced the appointment of Prof Madhavan Mukund as its Director effective May 1, 2021.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Technology
Rafale row: Sushen Gupta legal team breaks silence over alleged payments, dubs reports "baseless"
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Days after a French news portal alleged that a middleman was paid several million euros by Dassault Aviation, makers of Rafale fighter jets, businessman Sushen Mohan Gupta's legal team broke its silence and denied all the allegations as "fabricated and baseless".
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
2nd Covid wave: Scientists report more infections in kids
Berlin, April 9 (IANS) Preschool and school children in Germany have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, three to four times more than reported via PCR testing during the second wave, a study has revealed.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Multiple myeloma and what the treatment entails
New Delhi, April 9 (IANSlife) Multiple myeloma is a complex disease. It is a type of blood cancer which is rare, and males are more likely to develop multiple myeloma than females. It is also termed as Kahler's disease.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
UP govt to get Rs 14,246 cr for disaster management
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will get a sum of Rs 14,246 crore for disaster management in the next five years.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Public roads must not be blocked to harass people, says SC (Ld)
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said free flow of traffic on public roads cannot be blocked. The observation was made by the top court during the hearing of a plea by a woman resident of Noida seeking direction to ensure the roads between Noida to Delhi should be kept clear.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJK Cup: Indian team leaves for Latvia tie
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Four members of the Indian women's tennis team -- Rutuja Bhosle, Zeel Desai and Karman Kaur Thandi, along with reserve Riya Bhatia -- will leave for Latvia's capital Riga on Friday for the Billie Jean King Cup on April 16-17.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Manipal Hospitals signs definitive agreement to sell its Malaysia hospital
Bengaluru, April 9 (IANS) Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt Ltd (Manipal Hospitals) on Friday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest its hospital business at Klang, Malaysia to healthcare provider Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care (RSDH).
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Earth receives over 5K tonnes of extraterrestrial dust each year
London, April 9 (IANS) Every year, over 5,000 tonnes of extraterrestrial dust fall to Earth each year, scientists have determined.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Samsung launches 'Smart Monitor' in India
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Samsung on Friday launched its all-new Smart Monitor for the India market at a starting price of Rs 28,000.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
2 days after taking jab, Omar Abdullah tests positive for Covid
Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has tested positive for Covid-19. Taking to Twitter on Friday, Omar said he is asymptomatic and self-isolating.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Most Bollywood songs now use Punjabi lyrics: Punjabi singer Deep Money
New Delhi, April 9 (IANSlife) Punjabi pop music artiste Amandeep Singh, better known by his industry name Deep Money, says that Punjabi music is making waves and is well-accepted in Bollywood and among Bollywood lovers. "In fact, we see most of the Bollywood songs using Punjabi lyrics nowadays," he tells IANS.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Cautious optimism prevails in India-Pak ties
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Pakistan and India relations may have hit a small bump with the recent decision by the Imran Khan-led government to refrain from importing cotton and sugar from New Delhi and reopening the trade, a decision approved and then disapproved within 24 hours after deference by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) and the federal cabinet; experts still believe that there is a positive and cautious optimism in Islamabad that the defrosting in relations with India is still holding ground.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
3 UP women given anti-rabies vax instead of Covid jab
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), April 9 (IANS) A probe has been ordered in the shocking incident in which three women were allegedly administered anti-rabies injections instead of the Covid vaccine at a government hospital in Shamli district.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
South Central Railway ships 1st inter-state fish feed consignment
Vijayawada, April 9 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) zone shipped its first consignment of inter-state fish feed rake to Assam from Gudivada.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
This family fights against each other in UP panchayat polls
Hathras (UP), April 9 (IANS) The family that fights together, also contests together - this seems the case in the panchayat polls in Hathras.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Woven with positive psychology, a book on the 'search for self'
New Delhi, April 9 (IANSlife) Interweaving light pick-me-ups throughout the story, author Ankit Jhamb in his new novel 'Lost and Found at 35', makes a strong case for positive psychology application in real life -- via the tale of a 35-year-old man who turns his life around after a failed suicide attempt and self-discovery through interactions with six strangers, including a 100-year-old man, a little girl aged four, a war widow and a monk.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
US Defence Secretary to visit Germany
Washington , April 9 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin will visit Germany next week as part of a foreign tour that will also take him to Israel, the UK and the NATO headquarters in Belgium.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Politics
Saree-inspired paintings on view at a Delhi exhibition
New Delhi, April 9 (IANSlife) Paintings by Dipali Deshpande, an artist seized by her love for the nine-yard wonder and Indian women's clothing and textiles, will be on view at the All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), Delhi, from April 16-22.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
India women lose to Belarus 1-2 in friendly
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Indian women's football team's campaign in Uzbekistan came to an end with a 1-2 defeat to Belarus in the second friendly match in Tashkent.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
3 uncapped players in B'desh's preliminary squad for SL Tests
Dhaka, April 9 (IANS) Bangladesh have named three uncapped fast bowlers in their 21-member preliminary squad for their two-match Test series in Sri Lanka that starts on April 21.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Massive surge in Covid infections has Bengal govt on tenterhooks
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) With masks vanishing from public life and Covid protocols being ignored in election rallies and meetings there has been a more than 14-fold rise in the number of Covid cases in West Bengal in the last one month. The state government has started imposing restrictions on public life to check the spread of the virus.
2021-04-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sony launches BRAVIA X80J Google TV series in India
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Sony India on Friday unveiled all-new X80J Google TV series with 4K Ultra HD LED display at Rs 1,30,000.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
S.Korea to extend tightened quarantine measures
Seoul, April 9 (IANS) South Korea on Friday announced its decision to extend the tightened quarantine measures for three more weeks amid an resurgence of new Covid-19 cases.
2021-04-09
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Malay oppn chief to again run for PM
Kuala Lumpur, April 9 (IANS) Long-time aspirant Anwar Ibrahim will again try to be Prime Minister whenever parliamentary elections next take place, Malaysia's opposition alliance announced on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
Gained deeper insight into Indian culture: Trishla Patel
New Delhi, April 9 (IANSlife) Thespian Trishla Patel, who plays the character of Beni Bai in the teleplay 'Aaj Rang Hai' -- a musical celebration of India's syncretic cultural and artistic traditions through the poetry of Amir Khusrau -- says that the core message of the play is 'humanity over hate'.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Roads should not be blocked: SC
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said free flow of traffic on public roads cannot be blocked. The observation was made by the top court during the hearing of a plea by a woman resident of Noida seeking direction to ensure the roads between Noida to Delhi should be kept clear.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Casteist media shying away from writing, debating TDP merger'
Amaravati, April 9 (IANS) Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leader and Rajya Sabha member V. Vijayasai Reddy on Friday alleged that media houses aligned to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) are shying away from reporting on TDP's merger into the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Tweet helps DCW rescue Jharkhand minor girl in Delhi
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has rescued a 16-year-old girl from Channa Market in New Delhi's Karol Bagh area. The girl hails from Gumla district in Palkot block of Jharkhand.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak Army reviews LoC situation in Corp Commander Conference
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Top commanders of the Pakistan Army held a Corps Commander Conference (CCC) to review the overall security situation with a detailed review of the situation at the Line of Control (LoC) after the recent agreement of a ceasefire between New Delhi and Islamabad.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Yogi opts for RBI's e-Kuber system for payment disbursement
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) To ease government transactions and improve transparency and efficiency, the Yogi Adityanath government has decided to implement the e-Kuber system of RBI to disburse government funds directly to the payee's bank account, in times of natural disasters like flood, drought, hailstorm, excess rain, lightning, etc.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
One-third of Antarctic ice shelf area at risk of collapse: Study
London, April 9 (IANS) As climate change is making temperatures soar, more than a third of the Antarctic's ice shelf could be at risk of collapsing into the sea, and causing global sea-levels to rise, new research has shown.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
The Big Bull: Big bore (IANS Review; Rating: * *)
The Big Bull; Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Sohum Shah, Ileana D'Cruz, Nikita Dutta, Saurabh Shukla, Mahesh Manjrekar, Ram Kapoor; Director: Kookie Gulati; Direction: Kookie Gulati; Rating: * * (two stars)
2021-04-09
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Iran frees S.Korean tanker after 3 months (Ld)
Seoul/Tehran, April 9 (IANS) Iran has released a South Korean-flagged tanker seized three months ago in the Gulf, the Foreign Ministries in Seoul and Tehran confirmed on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Indonesian Prez visits cyclone-hit region as toll hits 165 (Ld)
Jakarta, April 9 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday visited the East Nusa Tenggara province, where cyclone-related disasters have left at least 165 people dead and 45 others missing.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Arshad Warsi gets the jab, says 'vaccine lagao immunity badhao'
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi on Friday got vaccinated for Covid-19 prevention at a hospital in Vile Parle and shared the news on social media.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
Mediapersons exempt from carrying e-pass during night curfew: DDMA
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) People working with electronic and the print media will not require e-passes for travelling in the national capital during the night curfew between 10 pm to 5 am.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media
Desi soaps finally give men the limelight (Ld)
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Gone are the days when male actors had nothing substantial to contribute to a story on television soaps. TV has traditionally been an actress' medium, and till not long ago the men before the camera were little more than props, as 'saas' and 'bahu' squared up.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
TECNO launches SPARK 7 at special introductory price of Rs 6,999
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) TECNO, the global premium smartphone brand on Friday launched a new smartphone -- SPARK 7 -- that features a big display, massive battery, big screen and AI-based dual camera setup.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
US state to allow carrying guns without permit
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Tennessee will become the latest US state where residents will be allowed to carry guns without a permit after Governor Bill Lee signed an "open carry" bill, a local media report said.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Politics
Even 'safe' ambient CO levels may harm health: Study
New York, April 9 (IANS) A team of researchers has found that even slight increase in ambient carbon monoxide levels from automobiles and other sources are associated with increased mortality.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Technology
Italian PM calls Erdogan 'dictator'
Rome, April 9 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a "dictator" in front of the press, causing a stir.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Panchayat campigning 'going to dogs', literally (IANS Special)
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Campaigning in the Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections is going to dogs -- literally so.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
MacBook, iPad production delayed over global chip shortage
San Francisco, April 9 (IANS) Apple has delayed the production of some MacBook and iPad models due to the global chip shortage.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kerala: Cong to probe how its posters landed in scrap shop
Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) In a case of serious callousness by a section of the Congress workers here, the party has decided to conduct a probe on how unused election posters landed in a scrap shop.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Japan to impose emergency measure in Tokyo
Tokyo, April 9 (IANS) Japan is set to extend a semi-state of emergency over the Covid-19 pandemic to Tokyo and two other prefectures due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the government said on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Smith, Stoinis join DC training camp
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Australia batsman Steve Smith and all-rounder Marcus Stoinis attended their first practice session with the Delhi Capitals (DC) after completing their mandatory quarantine on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Winds of change blowing across Bikru village
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 9 (IANS) The winds of change are finally blowing through the Bikru village that witnessed the massacre of eight policemen in July last year.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Myanmar state of emergency could be extended
Nay Pyi Taw, April 9 (IANS) The Myanmar military's spokesman Zaw Min Tun said the one-year state of emergency imposed by the junta during its February 1 coup could be extended, thereby pushing back potential elections.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Italy asked to deposit Rs 10cr for Kerala fishermen's families
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked Italy to deposit Rs 10 crore, that would be paid to the families of two Kerala fishermen killed by Italian marines, in an account specified by the Ministry of External Affairs.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
'Jumping' genes can prevent blood cancers: Study
New York, April 9 (IANS) US scientists have found that transposons, also known as jumping genes, can protect against certain blood cancers and help develop new therapeutic targets.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
1 dead, 5 injured in Texas shooting
Houston, April 9 (IANS) One person was killed and five others injured during a shooting in the US state of Texas, according to local police.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
FY21 net tax collection at Rs 9.45L cr, exceeds revised estimates
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The provisional figures of direct tax collections for the financial year 2020-21 showed that net collections are at Rs 9.45 lakh crore.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kim urges tougher 'Arduous March' against sanctions
Seoul, April 9 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called on the ruling Workers' Party to wage a tougher "Arduous March" against sanctions imposed on the country in an effort to relieve people of economic woes, state-mdia reported on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Vaccine shortage: Mumbai scrapes the bottom for jabs
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) The country's financial capital reeled under a massive shortage of the Covid-19 vaccines, with several government and private inoculation centres downing shutters temporarily, here on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Nothing off table to redress Aus vax shortfall'
Canberra, April 9 (IANS) Australia's Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly on Friday declared that "nothing is off the table" in order to make up for a shortfall in Covid-19 vaccines.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Cong wants Kerala CEO to look into postal ballot issue
Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Friday asked the Chief Electoral officer (CEO) T.R. Meena to ensure that transparency was maintained with regards to the postal ballots after complaints of improper handling had surfaced.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Iran releases detained S.Korean ship: Seoul
Seoul, April 9 (IANS) The Foreign Ministry in Seoul said on Friday that Tehran has released a South Korean oil tanker that was detained at an Iranian port since January 4.
2021-04-09
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
US warns against high expectations for Vienna n-talks
Washington, April 9 (IANS) The US State Department has warned against high expectations for Vienna talks as parties of the Iran nuclear deal will reconvene on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Politics
India Inc must consider adopting 'digital ethics framework': Report
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India Inc needs to introduce and adopt a 'digital ethics framework' to ensure a holistic view of ethics and govern every digital intervention in the transformation journey of a business, according to a study.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Goa to set up genome-sequencing lab for Covid patients
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Unable to identify Covid-19 strains in patients testing positive during the second Covid-19 wave in Goa, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Friday said the state government was in the process of sourcing equipment to set up a genome sequencing laboratory of its own.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Govt continues backing for Air New Zealand
Wellington, April 9 (IANS) The New Zealand government is continuing to support the country's flag carrier, while aviation markets stabilise and the world moves towards more normal border operations, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Grant Robertson said on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
'Hello Charlie' gorilla had to be breathtaking: Ritesh Sidhwani
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actors Aadar Jain and Elnaaz Norouzi will appear in the upcoming comedy film "Hello Charlie", but it is their 'co-star', Toto the gorilla, who seems to be getting a lot of the attention.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amid vaccine spat, Maharashtra tops with 93L jabs
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Amid a major 'vaccine-war' with the Centre, it has emerged that Maharashtra continues to fly high in terms of the inoculation drive despite having nearly-exhausted its stocks, officials said here on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Oscar-nominated 'The Father' in Indian theatres on April 23
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Hollywood drama "The Father", which has been nominated in six categories at the 93rd Academy Awards, is set to release in India on April 23. The film, directed by Florian Zeller, stars Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman and Mark Gatiss.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Shruti Ulfat joins cast of 'Pinjara Khubsurti Ka'
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Shruti Ulfat will enter the show "Pinjara Khubsurti Ka". She will essay a new character called Vishakha Rajvansh, a fashion tycoon and a philanthropist who is powerful and doesn't let anyone refer to her as the weaker sex.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AGuH terror outfit wiped out in J&K
Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) With the killing of seven terrorists of Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind (AGuH) in two different operations in Shopian and Pulwama districts of South Kashmir in the last 24 hours, the proscribed terrorist outfit has been wiped out in Kashmir, top police officials told IANS on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Peltzman Effect: Why Covid cases are soaring after jabs
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) An increasing number of people, including doctors, are testing positive from the Covid-19 infections even after taking both doses of vaccinated. The reason could be an increase in the risk-taking behaviour, prompted by the rollout of vaccines against the deadly virus, better understood as the "Peltzman Effect".
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
US slaps sanctions on Pak-based human smuggling organisation
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) US President Joe Biden's administration has imposed sanctions on an alleged Pakistan-based human smuggling organisation, after it was found involved and guilty for smuggling migrants to America.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Hyundai expands key plant suspension on chip shortage
Seoul, April 9 (IANS) Hyundai Motor said on Friday it will temporarily suspend another domestic plant next week due to an electronic parts shortage.
2021-04-09
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Samsung unveils upgraded smart tracking tag with UWB tech
Seoul, April 9 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Friday unveiled its upgraded smart tracking tag leveraging advanced wireless communication technologies that can locate people's lost items with better accuracy.
2021-04-09
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Sharmila leaves for Khammam to unveil political plans
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's sister Y.S. Sharmila left Hyderabad for Khammam on Friday in a big convoy of vehicles to address a public meeting, where she is likely to announce her political plans.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Lower cut off for RT-PCR test will lead to missing infections: ICMR to Maha
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has informed the Maharashtra government that it is not at all advisable to use a lower cycle threshold (CT) parameter in RT-PCR tests as it will lead to missing several infectious persons and increase disease transmission.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Deshmukh case: CBI questions Vaze again
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday continued the questioning of arrested Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze for the second consecutive day in connection with the preliminary enquiry it registered for a probe into allegations of corruption against former state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EU condemns violence in Northern Ireland
Brussels, April 9 (IANS) The European Commission has strongly condemned the violence in Northern Ireland which erupted last week over a post-Brexit trading arrangement.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Army Chief Bajwa may have to step-up his game to counter anti-India undercurrents in Pakistan
New Delhi, April 9: Pakistans abrupt U-turn on its decision to buy cotton from India has exposed a myriad of contradictions within the Pakistani establishment, anchored by the military, and a broken civilian cabal.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
The farmers' da Vinci of K'taka who swears by the Sun
Vijayapura (Karnataka), April 9 (IANS) A self-made inventor from a rural background, Girish Badragond's innovations are giving farmers in Karnataka, a fighting chance at making agriculture a winning proposition.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National
AGuH chief among 2 killed in Pulwama encounter
Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Chief of proscribed terror outfit Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind (AGuH) was among the two militants killed during an encounter at Tral in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Ukraine Prez visits conflict-hit region
Kiev, April 9 (IANS) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky paid a working trip to Donbas in eastern Ukraine due to the escalation of tensions in the region, his press service said in a statement.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Ukraine,Politics
Morocco, France discuss bilateral ties, regional issues
Rabat, April 9 (IANS) Morocco's Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita discussed bilateral ties and regional issues with his French counterpart Jean Yves Le Drian during a teleconference.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Malta,Politics
UN concerned about alleged beheadings in Mozambique
United Nations, April 9 (IANS) The UN and humanitarian partners have expressed concerns about allegations of beheadings and unverified reports of the use of child soldiers in Mozambique, a spokesman of the world body said.
2021-04-09
Category: International, United States,Politics
5 terrorists killed in Kashmir's Shopian district
Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Five terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter between the terrorists and security forces in South Kashmir's Shopian district, police said on Friday.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
EC issues another show cause notice to Mamata
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has again issued a show cause notice to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, seeking a written explanation for her "attempt to berate and vilify the central forces by making false, provocative and intemperate statements".
2021-04-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
The big IPL funfair begins (Column: Close-In)
The Indian Premier, Popular, Prestigious, Pulsating League (IPL) will once again capture the imagination of cricket lovers and fans amid the second galloping surge of the Covid-19 virus that has brought about lockdown, curfew and severe restrictions in India.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CSK sign Behrendorff as replacement for Hazlewood
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have signed Australia fast bowler Jason Behrendorff as replacement for compatriot Josh Hazlewood. Hazlewoodhad earlier pulled out of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) to get ready for Australia's upcoming international calendar.
2021-04-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket