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9 stranded crew rescued after Cyclone Tauktae crosses K'taka
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) All the nine crew members of tugboat 'Coromandel', who were stranded in the Arabian Sea, were rescued after Cyclone Tauktae crossed over the Karnataka coast earlier in the day, an official said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cops' quick action saves people from burning building
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Quick action from police, along with the fire service, led to four people being safely rescued from a major fire in a south Delhi market on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I want to play all seven Tests: England speedster Broad
London, May 17 (IANS) England pace bowler Stuart Broad said he wouldn't mind being left out of any Test this summer, though he would like to play all seven long format games.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Telangana to set up 48 oxygen generation plants to meet requirement
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday directed the Medical and Health Department to set up 48 oxygen generation plants in government hospitals to produce 324 tonnes of oxygen required for Covid patients in the state.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rs 10L recovered from deceased beggar's home in Tirumala
Tirupati, May 17 (IANS) A curious case of a deceased beggar amassing Rs 10 lakh surfaced on Monday in the temple town of Tirumala.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Former India opener SS Das named women's team batting coach
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Former Test opener Shiv Sunder Das was on Monday named batting coach of the Indian women's cricket team. He has been appointed only for the upcoming seven-match tour of England.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi WCD Minister inspects childcare home
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister in the Delhi government, Rajendra Pal Gautam, made a surprise visit to the Nirmal Chhaya childcare home on Jail Road on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Set up Covid isolation centres in rural areas, directs Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) A day after banning home isolation system in rural areas, Karnataka on Monday told all Deputy Commissioners and CEOs of Zila Panchayats to take steps to convert schools, hostels, meeting halls, and marriage halls in their areas into Covid isolation centres so all those who test Covid positive can be monitored in government facilities.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Azzurri extends contract with head coach Mancini till 2026
Rome, May 17 (IANS) The head coach of Italy national team, Roberto Mancini, has penned a new deal with Italian Football Federation (FIGC) until 2026, federation president Gabriele Gravina confirmed on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
B'luru police seize 20 kg marijuana from secret chamber of car
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) The Bengaluru Police on Monday arrested an inter-state drug smuggler and seized 20 kg marijuana valued at around Rs 6 lakh from his possession, the police said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two-wheeler cos extend warranty, free servicing period
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Two-wheeler majors have extended warranty as well as free servicing period of their products in the light of the ongoing Covid induced disruption.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
K'taka panel to study black fungus infection in Covid patients
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Alarmed by the growing number of Covid patients contracting black fungus in the state, an expert panel has been set up to study the infection, state Health Minister K. Sudhakar said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Rs.1 lakh reward for info on wrestler Sushil Kumar: Delhi Police
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday announced a cash award of Rs.1 lakh for anyone who provides information on double Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar, who has been on the run since May 4, after his name was linked to the murder of a former wrestler.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bengal cabinet approves setting up of state Legislative Council
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) The West Bengal cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday approved formation of the upper house of the state legislature, in its second meeting on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Andhra reports 18,561 new Covid cases, 109 deaths
Amaravati, May 17 (IANS) Low testing and less number of positive cases marked the Covid scene in Andhra Pradesh over the 24 hours ending 10 a.m. on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Emilia-Romagna Open: Serena beats debutant Lisa, Venus ousted
Parma (Italy), May 17 (IANS) Top seed Serena Williams of the USA launched her Emilia-Romagna Open campaign with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Italian teenaged debutant Lisa Pigato on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Tennis
Telangana collects Rs 31 cr penalty from mask rule violators
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Telangana Police has collected Rs 31 crore as penalty from people found not wearing a face mask in violation of Covid-19 guidelines issued by the state government.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
News channel moves SC for quashing of sedition case FIR in Andhra
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A media outlet has moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of an FIR in a sedition case in Andhra Pradesh.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Indians missed chance to win Paralympic quotas due to Covid: Coach
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Wheelchair-bound discus thrower Sakshi Kasana was among several Indian para athletes who couldn't compete in the just-concluded European Grand Prix circuit -- and possibly earn Paralympic quota places -- due to the Covid pandemic, said national para athletics coach Satyapal Singh on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
India's last village in Himachal gets its first mini-ATM
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) In a first, the picturesque Chitkul in Kinnaur district, India's last inhabited village in Himachal Pradesh, got linked to a mini-ATM facility on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Demand, employment severely hit by 2nd wave of Covid: RBI
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) As the severe Covid crisis and the resultant lockdowns have shut down economic activities to a great extent, the monthly RBI Bulletin has said that demand and employment have been among the most impacted economic aspects amid the second Covid wave.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Health expenditure of Indians to surge, impact consumption spending
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Health expenditure of Indians is likely to surge from the current levels and impact the expenditure on items of discretionary consumption, according to an SBI Ecowrap report.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
WHO provides 100 oxygen concentrators to Punjab
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday provided 100 oxygen concentrators to Punjab.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Maha sees Covid cases, deaths plummet, toll crosses 82K
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 new infections plummeted sharply to drop below the 30,000 level first time in nearly two months, but the state death toll crossed the 82,000 mark, health officials said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Rangers' fans blamed for vandalism, sectarian singing
London, May 17 (IANS) Fans of Scotland's Premiership winners Rangers have been blamed for "vandalism" and "sectarian" singing following their club's title win last week.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Telangana HC seeks report on death of pregnant woman
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Monday sought a report from the state government over the death of a pregnant woman, who passed away inside an ambulance after running around several private hospitals, which refused her admission suspecting her to be Covid positive.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Post-injury, Federer gears up for first tournament in two months
Geneva, May 17 (IANS) Tennis great Roger Federer would be hoping to make an impact when he returns to action after injury-induced two-month absence at the Geneva Open against Spain's Pablo Andujar on Tuesday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Tennis
Patna HC seeks fresh affidavit on bodies found in river Ganga
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Flagging discrepancy in the government's death toll, the Patna High Court on Monday directed the Chief Secretary and the Divisional Commissioner of Buxar to file a fresh affidavit on the bodies that were found in river Ganga last week.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
WarnerMedia, Discovery combine to form new leader in global entertainment space
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) AT&T and Discovery on Monday announced a definitive agreement to combine WarnerMedias premium entertainment, sports and news assets with Discovery's leading nonfiction and international entertainment and sports businesses to create a premier, standalone global entertainment company.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
German goalkeeper ter Stegen ruled out of Euros
Berlin, May 17 (IANS) Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen will not be part of Germany's Euro 2020 squad this summer due to impending knee surgery.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Bihar BJP leaders write to CM against pilot water channel from UP
Patna, May 17 (IANS) The leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar have written to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, urging him to stop the ongoing construction work of a pilot channel in Uttar Pradesh that is currently underway in some districts of eastern UP to divert the flow of rivers towards the West Champaran district in Bihar.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Centre opposes PIL to stall Central Vista project, Delhi HC reserves verdict
Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its verdict on a plea seeking to halt the construction of Central Vista redevelopment project against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi begins walk-in vaccination for 45+ at govt schools (Ld)
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Walk-in vaccination for those aged 45 and above kicked off at 97 Delhi Government-run schools on Monday. Those without any smartphones or unable to register online for vaccination will also be able to get jabbed at these centres.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
3 para javelin throwers recover from Covid-19
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Para javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary, the 2019 world champion, is among the three throwers who have recovered from a bout of Covid-19 and will resume normal training this week, said national team coach Vipin Kasana on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
200-bed SidDha centre for Covid patients opened in Madurai
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The Municipal Administration Minister in the Tamil Nadu government, K.N. Nehru, on Monday inaugurated a 200-bed Siddha treatment centre for Covid-19 patients at the premises of the American College in Madurai.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Cummins ideal to lead despite Bancroft remarks: Chappell
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Pace bowler Pat Cummins should lead Australia despite talks that he and other Aussie bowlers could have been involved in the 2018 ball-tampering scandal, said former skipper Ian Chappell.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
IISc finds new blood-based biomarker to discern between bacterial, viral infections
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science and clinicians from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College teamed up to identify a set of molecular biomarkers that can be used in differential diagnosis of acute bacterial and viral infections.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
NDRF deploys 44 teams in Gujarat in anticipation of Tauktae
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 44 teams in Gujarat where the landfall of the cyclone is anticipated between Porbandar and Mahuva during the night of May 17.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Mahekk Chahal shares antidote to combat fear
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress Mahekk Chahal has shared her antidote to fight fear. Mahekk, who is currently in Cape Town, posted a picture on Instagram dressed in a black and white outfit on Monday outlining a simple logic.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
After day-long drama, 4 Trinamool leaders granted bail in Narada sting case
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) After a day-long drama, four top Trinamool Congress leaders, who were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Narada sting operation case on Monday morning, were granted interim bail by a special CBI court here. The Central probe agency is likely to move the higher court in this matter.
2021-05-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Shweta Tripathi: Important for actors to have fitness-oriented approach while working
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Shweta Tripathi, who tested Covid positive a few months back, is back to work. The actress is shooting for the show "Escaype Live", and says the virus has left her weak. However, she focuses on a health and fitness regime very strictly, and be fit enough to face all hurdles.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Base effect, commodity prices lift India's April WPI to 10.49% (Roundup)
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The base effect, along with high commodity prices, especially those of transportation fuels, lifted India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to 10.49 per cent in April from a rise of 7.39 per cent in March.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cyclone Tauktae: Ahmedabad airport shut for 9 hours
Gandhinagar, May 17 (IANS) With Cyclone Tauktae likely to hit Gujarat in about an hour, the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad shut all its operations for nine hours from 7.30 p.m. on Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Warner's manager hits out at CA for being partial in investigation
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Australia opener David Warner's manager has blamed Cricket Australia (CA) for treating his client as well as Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft 'despicably' and not interviewing other players while investigating a 2018 ball-tampering scandal on the tour of South Africa.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Every 5th person suspected Covid infected: T'gana Guv
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday called for strict compliance with preventive guidelines saying every fifth person is a suspected Covid infected.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Lihaaf: The Quilt' discussed at Delhi HC Women Lawyers Forum's Virtual Canteen
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) "Lihaaf: The Quilt", a cinematic representation of Ismat Chughtai's classic short story, was discussed at the Virtual Canteen conducted by the Delhi High Court Women Lawyers Forum. The film features Sonal Sehgal and Tannishtha Chatterjee.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ex-Mumbai CP moves SC alleging witch-hunt, cites threats to withdraw complaint against Anil Deshmukh
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh has moved the Supreme Court for transfer of all inquiries ordered against him outside the state of Maharashtra. Singh has alleged a witch-hunt after he accused then home minister Anil Deshmukh of adopting corrupt practices in posting or transfers in police in addition with extortion of Rs 100 crore per month from various establishments.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Late Sumitra Bhave's final film 'Dithee' to drop digitally on May 21
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Late filmmaker Sumitra Bhave's final directorial, the Marathi film "Dithee", will release digitally on May 21.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mumbai airport shut for 11 hrs, 7 flights diverted (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Faced with threats from the raging Cyclone Tauktae, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) in Mumbai shut all its operations for 11 hours -- from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. -- on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Divyanka Tripathi calls herself a 'seasonal flower'
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Television star Divyanka Tripathi on Monday shared a stunning photograph from picturesque Cape Town, calling herself a "seasonal flower".
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Six cases of 'black fungus' detected in Goa: Official
Panaji, May 17 (IANS) For the first time, six cases of mucormycosis or black fungus were detected in Covid patients in Goa on Monday, a senior health official said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Women's hockey team taking 'red sessions' for peak fitness
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team midfielder Monika says that the gruelling 'red sessions' -- mostly higher-intensity training sessions where the focus is on match intensity -- are helping players get into peak fitness for of the upcoming Olympic Games.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Assam supplying oxygen to 6 northeastern states : CM
Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) Assam, which is currently producing 80 metric tonne of oxygen per day against the requirement of 70 mt, has been providing oxygen to six northeastewrn states -- Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Nagaland, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Lockdown resulting in decline of Covid cases, says Telangana ministers
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Implementation of lockdown and co-ordination among various departments is leading to gradual decline in the new Covid-19 positive cases in Telangana, two state ministers said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana's Covid recovery rate crosses 90%
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Covid recovery rate in Telangana crossed 90 per cent on Monday as the state continues to report more recoveries than new Covid cases.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rajnikanth donates Rs 50 lakh to CM's Public Relief Fund
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin at the state secretariat here on Monday and donated Rs 50 lakh to the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund (CMPRF).
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Covid vax drive organised for scribes in Gurugram
Gurugram, May 17 (IANS) A Covid vaccination campaign for media persons was organised at the John Hall premises in the Civil Lines area here on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Bihar monk provides free ration to poor amid Covid-19
Gaya, May 17 (IANS) A young Buddhist monk from the ancient city of knowledge -- Bodh Gaya in Bihar's Gaya district -- is providing free ration to the needy across villages in Gaya. The monk, Bhanta Vishal, is distributing packets of food to the poor, spreading the message of humanity.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
Covid spiked burnout rates for cardiology clinicians: Survey
New York, May 17 (IANS) Cardiovascular clinicians experienced a 38 per cent burnout as the coronavirus pandemic increased, according to a survey.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Tamannaah reveals the two things she was looking for in her upcoming series
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Tamannaah Bhatia plays an ethical hacker in the upcoming series "November Story". The actress says the two things she was looking for on the digital platform were relatable scripts and a strong character.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Can Covid-19 vaccines get adulterated?
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India is known as the pharmacy of the world, but the country has also been battling the challenge of counterfeit drugs for long. While the list includes many life-saving drugs and currently fake Remdesivir and oxygen concentrators, a fake Covid-19 vaccine can dampen the efforts of governments and add to the already overwhelming healthcare system in India, says an expert.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
CA should have probed ball-tampering scandal thoroughly: Gilchrist
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has blamed Cricket Australia (CA) for not investigating the 2018 ball-tampering scandal thoroughly due to which questions are still being raised over it.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Highest single-day spike in Covid-related deaths in J&K
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) With 73 deaths reported during the last 24 hours, J&K on Monday recorded the highest single day death toll since the beginning of the ongoing pandemic.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Payal Ghosh to romance Krushna Abhishek in 'Red'
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh romances comedian Krushna Abhishek in the upcoming film "Red". She feels being good friends with her co-actor should help while portraying love on screen.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
O2 concentrator case: Navneet Kalra sent to 3 days police custody
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday sent businessman Navneet Kalra, who was arrested late on Sunday night, to three days' police custody in connection with oxygen concentrator hoarding case.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
TN skips NEP meet called by Union Education Minister
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The officials of the Higher Education Ministry of the Tamil Nadu government on Monday skipped a virtual meeting called by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to discuss the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Disha Parmar's stressbuster: Put on some lipstick, feel good
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress Disha Parmar took to Instagram on Monday to share her mantra for feeling good in these gloomy times, along with a couple of pictures.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Signs of Covid spread slowing down in Kerala: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that there are signs that lockdown is improving the situation and experts predict that the peak is over, but this should not be reason for slackening of Covid protocols.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Actor Ansh Gupta uses past experience in pharmacy to help people
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actor Ansh Gupta, who was last seen in the television series "Kuch Toh Hai: Naagin Ek Naye Rang Mein", is also a pharmacy graduate and has worked in that sector for long. He says he is currently focussed on helping people, and is taking a break from acting.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP slams Cong as woman commits suicide at MLA's bungalow in Bhopal
Bhopal, May 17 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh launched a blistering attack on the Congress after the alleged suicide by a woman at the bungalow of Umang Singhar, a Congress MLA and former Minister in the Kamal Nath government, in Bhopal. It is being alleged that Singhar was about to marry this woman but the reason behind her death is being investigated by the police.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Rajnath reviews Covid-19 relief operations of armed forces
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reviewed the status of Covid hospitals set up by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), creation of additional beds in military hospitals, supply of Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen plants and augmentation of doctors and other health professionals to meet the current demand.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Harsh Upadhyay's new composition aims to inspire youth, pay tribute to frontline workers
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Composer Harsh Upadhyay says, his latest song "Lad lenge" aims to inspire the youth to come together and fight the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The song is also meant to appreciate frontline workers and create a sense of positivity.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lower Covid numbers lift equities, banking, auto stocks shine (Roundup)
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Decline in new Covid positive cases, along with healthy buying in banking as well as automobile stocks, lifted India's benchmark stock indices on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Apple Watch introduces new Pride Edition Braided Solo Loop
Cupertino (California), May 17 (IANS) Apple on Monday launched a new Pride Edition Braided Solo Loop for Apple Watch that comes for Rs 7,900 along with a dynamic Watch face and a Pride Edition Nike Sport Loop for Rs 3,900.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Mexico,Technology
Lancet editorial on India's fight against Covid biased and misguided (Opinion)
I read the editorial in The Lancet titled 'Indias Covid-19 emergency published on May 8, 2021.
2021-05-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Swearing-in on Thursday with 500 invitees, says Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) Deflecting criticism of the arrangements of the swearing-in ceremony of his second government, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said it will be held at the Central Stadium on Thursday at 3 p.m. with only 500 attendees.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Armaan Malik: Request authorities not to hold 12th exams under these circumstances
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Singer Armaan Malik on Monday tweeted to express his support to students, requesting concerned authorities to avoid holding class 12 board examinations under the current circumstances.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Apple Music fans get Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos for free
Cupertino (California), May 17 (IANS) Apple on Monday announced that industry-leading sound quality will come to Apple Music subscribers with Spatial Audio along with support for Dolby Atmos, beginning next month at no additional cost.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Mexico,National,Technology
180 Indian Army teams ready to assist states in areas impacted by Cyclone Tauktae
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Indian Army on Monday deployed 180 teams to assist the civil administration in relief and restoration efforts in areas impacted by Cyclone Tauktae.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Hampshire sign Short for 2021 T20 Blast
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Hampshire Hawks on Monday announced the signing of Australia's D'Arcy Short for the T20 Blast which gets underway on June 9. Short, 30, has been integral to Hobart Hurricanes' success in the Big Bash League and has played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the Rajasthan Royals.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Remdesivir production scaled up to 1.19 crore vials per month
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) All seven domestic licensed manufacturers of Remdesivir have scaled up production from 38 lakh vials per month to nearly 119 lakh vials per month, following government directives, an official statement said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Walk-in vaccination for 45+ in Delhi, stock to last 3 days
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Delhi will receive 3.83 lakh doses of vaccines in May but as on Monday, it has vaccines for the 45 and above age group categories for the next three days and for the 18 to 44 age group for only two days.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sonu Sood arranges bed at Ganjam hospital; DM denies, actor responds
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The official Twitter account of the Collector and District Magistrate of Ganjam, Odisha, on Monday responded to a tweet by actor Sonu Sood where he claims he has arranged for a bed at Ganjam City Hospital in Brahmapur for a patient.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Allegations fly thick and fast as political drama deepens in Bengal
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Amid allegations and counter allegations being levelled against each other by the leaders of both the ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition BJP inn West Bengal, Trinamool Youth Congress President Abhishek Banerjee on Monday asked all the supporters and party workers to maintain peace and have faith in the judiciary.
2021-05-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Cyclone kills 6 in Maharashtra, airport shut, Navy on rescue to Bombay High (Round-up)
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) At least 6 persons were killed in Maharashtra as the fury of Cyclone Tauktae wreaked havoc in the state, bringing heavy rains, strong gales of over 100 km/hr, uprooting scores of trees, damaging over 2,500 homes, disrupting road traffic, and forcing shutdown of Mumbai international airport for at least 9 hours, officials said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
B'day girl Nushrratt Bharuccha is 'truly blessed with all the wishes and love'
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Nushrratt Bharuccha, who celebrated her 36th birthday on Monday, took to social media to thank fans, followers and colleagues for their love and wishes. The actress added she wants to forward these wishes and love to the world, which is battling a pandemic and trying to heal itself.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Plea in SC against FIRs for posters questioning PM for Covid vax exports
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking quashing of multiple FIRs registered by Delhi Police for putting up posters criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for exporting Covid-19 vaccines.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Will aim to implement Dhoni sir's tips on England tour: Indrani
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Jharkhand wicketkeeper-batswoman Indrani Roy, picked for India's tour of England, says she would implement the tips former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has given her to make an impression in the upcoming series.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Long working hours raises death risk from heart disease, stroke
Geneva, May 17 (IANS) Working 55 or more hours per week is associated with an estimated 35 per cent higher risk of a stroke and a 17 per cent higher risk of dying from ischemic heart disease, compared to working 35-40 hours a week, according to a study published on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
4524 new Covid cases in Delhi as high casualties cause for concern
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Delhi reported 4,524 new Covid -19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest since April 4, when the city had reported 4,033 positive cases in day. The Capital also continued to witness reduction in daily positive cases which slid below 9 per cent (8.42%) on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka foresters rescue elephant calf stuck in puddle, earn praise
Mysuru, May 17 (IANS) An elephant calf, stuck in a mud puddle, was rescued by forest officials in the Maleyur range of the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Should countries along the Bay of Bengal become part of the Indo-Pacific QUAD?
New Delhi, May 17: China's attempt to bulldoze its influence in Bangladesh and Myanmar is raising an important question-should countries along the Bay of Bengal rim become part of an expanded Indo-Pacific Quad, which currently comprises India, Japan, Australia and the United States?
2021-05-17
Category: India, Haryana,National
WHO gives 100 oxygen concentrators to Haryana
Gurugram, May 17 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) in first phase provided 100 oxygen concentrators to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal through one of its top representatives -- National Profession Officer, Regional Team Leader, North India, Dr. Vishesh, here on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Home sales across top 7 cities up 21% in Q1 2021: PropEquity
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Sale of housing units rose by 21 per cent across top seven cities in India in the first quarter of 2021 to 1,05,183 units against 87,236 units in Q1 2020, according to a PropEquity report.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rich nations in partnership with India need to step up their game to bridge Nepal's Covid vaccine shortages
New Delhi, May 17: Developed countries, in partnership with India, need to step up their game to support Nepal, which is staring at significant shortages of Covid-19 vaccines.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
Congress taskforce on Covid-19 to meet on Wed
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The newly-constituted Congress taskforce on Covid-19 under Ghulam Nabi Azad will meet virtually on Wednesday to prepare the party workers to help the people in distress.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Govt releases Rs 5,968 crore to 15 states under Jal Jeevan Mission
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Government has released Rs 5,968 crore to 15 states for the implementation of the Jal Jeevan Mission in the financial year 2021-22.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bharti Airtel reports Q4 net profit of Rs 759 cr
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Monday reported a net profit of Rs 759 crore for the January-March quarter.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Covid medicines case: Delhi HC questions police's clean chit to politicians
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday expressed its displeasure with the Delhi Police clean chit to nine politicians, including city MP Gautam Gambhir and Indian Youth Congress (IYC) President B.V. Srinivas, in a matter connected with alleged hoarding of Covid medicines.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
1.85 crore persons offered work under MGNREGA amid pandemic
New May 17 (IANS) The government has said that 1.85 crore people have been offered work in May 2021 under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). which is 52 per cent higher than the jobs offered during the same period in May 2019, which was 1.22 crore persons per day.
2021-05-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Fixed deposit accounts for children orphaned by Covid in Andhra
Amaravati, May 17 (IANS) In a bid secure the future of children rendered orphans by the pandemic, the Andhra Pradesh government has decided to open fixed deposit accounts in their names.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
ATP rankings: Nadal remains No.3, Djokovic No.1
Rome, May 17 (IANS) Despite the hard-fought three-set victory over arch-rival Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the Italian Open final on Sunday, Spaniard Rafael Nadal continues to be at third spot on the ATP rankings, released on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Jaish operative tasked to kill Hindu priest held from Delhi hotel
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A Jammu and Kashmir resident who was allegedly tasked to kill priest Swami Yati Narsinghanand for Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), has been arrested from a hotel here, the Delhi Police's Special Cell said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Telecom moving beyond connectivity, nearly 25% revenues to come from new biz models in coming years
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) As May 17 is observed as World Telecommunications Day, it would not be incorrect to say that telecommunications and Information technology has been one pillar on which the world has been able to sail through the Covid pandemic.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Haryana CM unveils 100-bed Covid centre in Gurugram
Gurugram, May 17 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday inaugurated a 100-bed Covid care centre here in sector-14.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Iga enters WTA top 10 after Italian Open tennis triumph
Rome, May 17 (IANS) Polish teenager Iga Swiatek, who won the Italian Open on Sunday to add to last year's French Open crown and the Adelaide Open this year, jumped six places on the WTA Tour rankings to enter the top 10 on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Chandigarh extends curfew till May 25
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration on Monday decided to extend the curfew in the city till May 25 morning to further contain the coronavirus.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
AIADMK to donate Rs 1 crore to CM's public relief fund
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The AIADMK has said it will donate Rs 1 crore to the Tamil Nadu Chief minister's Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) for Covid-19 relief work and to boost the health infrastructure in the state.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Yogi issues fresh directives for Covid management
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) With a definite decline in Covid cases in Uttar Pradesh, chief minister Yogi Adityanath, on Monday issued special directives to Team 9 (a high-powered panel of ministers and bureaucrats involved in Covid management that reports directly to the chief minister) to manage the pandemic situation.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
People of Israel stand with family of Indian killed in Hamas strike: Israeli diplomat
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The Consul General of Israel to south India, Jonathan Zadka, has said that the people of Israel stand with the family of Soumya Santosh, a Kerala woman who lost her life during the Hamas strike in Israel.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Oxford University, Oracle join hands to identify Covid-19 variants
London, May 17 (IANS) The Oxford University and cloud major Oracle have created a novel tool that will help medical communities and governments to identify and act fast on the more infectious variants of Covid-19.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Technology
Shah urged to drop sedition charges against 3 Kashmiri students
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) The J&K students association on Monday appealed to Union Home Minister, Amit Shah and Karnataka Chief Minister, B.S. Yediyurappa to drop sedition charges on 3 Kashmiri students and revoke their suspension.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Notice to Punjab govt in 'MeToo' allegations against minister
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Trouble seems brewing for Punjab Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, who has been facing charges of sending "indecent" messages to an IAS officer on her mobile phone more than two years ago, with the state women panel issuing notice to the government on the issue.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Canara Bank employee in Kerala arrested for fraud
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) An employee in a Canara Bank branch in Kerala's Pathanamthitta, missing for months after allegedly conducting fraud to the tune of over Rs 8 crore, has been arrested from Bengaluru by a Crime Branch team, police said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sachet and Parampara: Didn't realise our daily social media banter would be so popular
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The singer-composer duo of Sachet Tandon and Parampara Thakur has discovered an instant connect with fan on social media. Apart from their music, the real-life couple says they are happy with the response they have been getting for their videos that are often loaded with a daily dose of banter.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
German football chief Keller resigns after Nazi analogy
Berlin, May 17 (IANS) German football federation (DFB) president Fritz Keller resigned on Monday after comparing vice president Rainer Koch to a Nazi judge.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
ICC clears India's two home Tests of 'spot-fixing' influence
Dubai, May 17 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has cleared India's two home Tests -- against England in 2016 and against Australia in 2017 -- of any influence by spot-fixers, saying that a TV channel's allegations had 'fundamental weaknesses'.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat bizman sets up firewood bank for cremations in UP
Ghazipur, May 17 (IANS) Gujarat-based businessman Sanjay Rai has set up a firewood bank at the cremation grounds on the banks of the Ganga to help poor people perform the last rites of their kin, instead of dumping the bodies in the river.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Transparency should be maintained on vax supply: Sisodia
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Amid the shortage of anti-Covid vaccines, the AAP-led Delhi government on Monday wrote to the Centre and demanded full transparency in the vaccine allocation system.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Telangana told to avoid steroids in Covid kits
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Monday directed the state health authorities to ensure that there are no steroids in medicine kits being distributed among people with Covid-19 symptoms.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Lihaaf: The Quilt' screened at Delhi HC Women Lawyers Forum's Virtual Canteen
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) "Lihaaf: The Quilt", a cinematic representation of Ismat Chughtai's classic short story, was screened at the Virtual Canteen conducted by the Delhi High Court Women Lawyers Forum. The film features Sonal Sehgal and Tannishtha Chatterjee.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dubai Asian boxing: So far no visas for 20-member Indian team
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India's participation in this month's Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai looks doubtful as its 20-member team hasn't got the visas, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) secretary said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Cricket viewing numbers go up in New Zealand
Auckland, May 17 (IANS) More people watched cricket in New Zealand than ever before in the first season of New Zealand Cricket's (NZC) six-year deal with Spark Sport and TVNZ, the NZC said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Bleeding, clotting events after vaccination minuscule in India: Report
New Delhi, May 17 (IAND) Incidents of bleeding or clotting following Covid-19 vaccination in India are minuscule and in line with the expected number of diagnoses of these conditions in the country, according to a report submitted by the National AEFI (Adverse Event Following Immunization) Committee to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Govt has failed but gratitude to heroes serving others: Rahul
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has hailed the heroes who are continuously serving the people even though the government has failed.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM speaks Maha, Guj, Goa CMs over Tauktae preparation, impact
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Goa and the Lt Governor of Daman and Diu over their preparedness to deal with severe cyclonic storm Tauktae.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
"Won't cancel Class 10 and Class 12 exams," says Karnataka minister
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Putting an end to speculation about cancellation of class 10 and class 12 examinations conducted by state boards, Karnataka education minister, S. Suresh Kumar on Monday said that the state government has not decided yet to cancel examinations of Class 10 (Secondary School Leaving Certificate - SSLC) and Class 12 (II year pre-university) examinations.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Railways has delivered over 10K MT LMO to various states: Chairman
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Indian Railways has been able to deliver over 10,000 MT of oxygen across the country, Railway Board Chairman Suneet Sharma said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Covid positive Mizoram minister mops hospital floor, shares meal with others
Aizawl, May 17 (IANS) Mizorams Power and Electricity Minister, R. Lalzirliana (71), has been captured in a video where he could be seen mopping floors at the Zoram Medical College and Hospital (ZMCH), where he, his wife and son are undergoing treatment for Covid-19 since last week.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Jio constructs largest international submarine cable system centred on India
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (Jio) is constructing the largest international submarine cable system centred on India.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NZ refuses to visit India for Hockey Pro League games
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team lost an opportunity to test its competitive skill after its FIH Hockey Pro League home matches against New Zealand this month were postponed as the opponents refused to visit India due to the raging Corona pandemic.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Drink cow urine to be safe from corona, says BJP Bhopal MP
Bhopal, May 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal, Pragya Thakur has claimed that she was not infected with the coronavirus because she regularly drinks cow urine. She said she will continue to be safe as long as she consumes 'gomutra'. The Congress has taken a dig at the MP's statement.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Eric Clapton feared not being able to play again after Covid vaccine jab
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Legendary rocker and guitarist Eric Clapton admits fearing he would never play again after he got the first jab of the Covid vaccine, adding he could not do anything for two weeks.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tech firms extend more Covid help to India
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Tech Mahindra on Monday announced its support to #OxygenForIndia, a volunteer-run organisation, to deploy 3,000 oxygen concentrators and 40,000 oxygen cylinders to help resolve the oxygen crisis in India.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Shilpa Shetty: Please don't neglect your health, food, sleep or water intake
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Shilpa Shetty Kundra took to social media on Monday to remind netizens that they need to be gentle towards themselves at a time when the nation is battling the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chhattisgarh CM proposes to allow 20% oxygen for industrial use
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A day after Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow oxygen for industrial use in the state, the CM on Monday wrote to Union Minister for Industries and Commerce Piyush Goyal demanding that steel industries be allowed to use 20 per cent of the oxygen produced in Chhattisgarh.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Governor asks Mamata to follow rule of law
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) As protests and violence erupted in several parts of the city demanding the release of the Trinamool Congress leaders and the ministers arrested by the CBI in the Narada sting operation case, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to follow 'constitutional norms' and 'rule of law'.
2021-05-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
AMU sets up help desk for families of Covid-hit employees
Aligarh, May 17 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has set up a help desk to assist the families of AMU's teaching and non-teaching employees, who lost their lives in the Covid pandemic.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Bhumi Pednekar shares some 'Monday motivation'
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Bhumi Pednekar has shared some Monday motivation along with an Instagram picture she has shared for fans.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cyclone Tauktae: 4 killed while collecting mangoes in Raj
Jaipur, May 17 (IANS) Cyclone Tauktae had its impact in Rajasthan as four people, including three kids in the age group of 10-12 years and a 46-year-old man lost their lives on Sunday night after lightning struck them when they were plucking mangoes from the mango trees, officials said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
'In spite of cyclone': Railways runs 2 Oxygen Expresses from Guj
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Despite the devastating and powerful Cyclone Tauktae set to make a landfall in Gujarat, the Indian Railways on Monday loaded two Oxygen Express with over 150 MT of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) from the state.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
ISRO to share portable medical oxygen concentrator tech
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The Indian space agency has announced its decision to transfer the technology to make portable medical oxygen concentrators developed by the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC).
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman: Faced homophobia, racism growing up in adopted white household
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Canadian actor Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman recalls being the only identifiably queer person and the only person of colour in his town while growing up, adding that he experienced an abundance of homophobia, emotional abuse, physical violence and racism.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UP women manufacture solar lamps for kids
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has launched a project to manufacture solar lamps and distribute them to children in rural areas of the state at a reasonably low cost.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Goa O2 deaths: Congress files complaint against CM, Health Minister
Panaji, May 17 (IANS) The Congress on Monday filed a police complaint against Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Health Minister Viswajit Rane, claiming that their "sheer incompetence, mismanagement and criminal negligence" led to the "deaths of hundreds of Covid patients due to oxygen shortage".
2021-05-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indian art community to raise funds for Covid relief via auction
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Amid the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, the Indian art community has united to raise funds to assist with the ongoing relief efforts through 'Art Rises for India', a 24-hour online fundraiser auction hosted by Saffronart from May 19-20.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Rachael withdraws from the Hundred
London, May 17 (IANS) Australia's Rachael Haynes has withdrawn from The Hundred due to travel restrictions related to Covid-19. Rachael was scheduled to represent the Oval Invincibles in the tournament which gets underway on July 21.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Palestinian Issue: Is A Solution Possible?
During the last week hundreds of Palestinian protesters have been wounded in clashes with Israeli police and more than 197 are dead in Gaza and 10 in Israel, 42 were killed in the early hours of 17 May only, after the Israeli rocket attacks and bombarding by Israeli planes on Palestinian settlements in the west Bank. Jerusalem has witnessed worst unrest in years with Arab communities inside Israel holding continuous demonstrations against the atrocities during the Holy month of Ramadan.
2021-05-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Vedanta calls for EoI to transport 800 tpd O2 from Sterlite unit
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Even as it is sorting out the teething problems in its oxygen production in Thoothukudi-based Sterlite Copper, Vedanta Ltd has called for Expressions of Interest (EoI) for a solution to transport about 800 ton per day (tpd) of gaseous oxygen to hospitals.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Pre-orders for Sony PS5, Digital Edition gone in minutes in India
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) For Sony PlayStation lovers in India, the wait got much longer as pre-orders for the PlayStation5 (PS5) and PS5 Digital Edition that went live at 12 pm (noon) on Monday disappeared within no time.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cyclone Tauktae: Rough winds, rains damage Goa's Covid facilities
Panaji, May 17 (IANS) Rough winds and battering rain took a toll on the Goa government's Covid facilities, even as a newly inaugurated super speciality block housing Covid patients got flooded.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Vidya Balan-starrer 'Sherni' to release digitally in June
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Vidya Balan's new starrer "Sherni" will release on OTT in June. The final announcement date is yet to be officially confirmed.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
LG introduces wireless charging solutions for electric scooters
Seoul, May 17 (IANS) LG Electronics on Monday introduced wireless charging solutions for electric scooters as the South Korean tech giant eyes to expand its presence in the mobility sector.
2021-05-17
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
UK further eases Covid-19 restrictions
London, May 17 (IANS) People in England, Scotland and Wales can now sit indoors in pubs and restaurants and can hug each other again, in the biggest single lifting of coronavirus restrictions since the start of the UK's successful vaccination campaign.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India's WPI inflation rises to 10.49% in April
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices sequentially rose to 10.49 per cent in April from a rise of 7.39 per cent in March.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
410 stranded on barges, Indian Navy ships to the rescue (Ld)
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Triggering huge concerns, the Indian Navy has deployed 3 ships to rescue at least 410 persons stranded on two barges off Mumbai coast which has been lashed by Cyclone Tauktae since midnight, officials said here on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
TN govt warns people against inhaling steam to prevent Covid-19
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Monday warned the people of the state not to inhale steam without following proper medical advice. The Minister said here that people in large numbers were inhaling steam as a preventive measure against Covid-19 infection, adding that inhaling steam without proper advice would damage the lungs.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
CIABC urges Meghalaya govt to scrap 'Central Bonded Warehouse'
Shillong, May 17 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC), apex body of the Indian Alcoholic Beverage Industry, has written to the Meghalaya Government seeking immediate end to the creation of Central Bonded Warehouse (CBW) which is to function as the sole wholesaler for all alcoholic beverages products to be sold in Meghalaya.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Meghalaya,Business/Economy
UP MLA worries about sedition charge if he talks too much
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Rakesh Rathore, a BJP MLA from Sitapur district, has hit out at his own government in Uttar Pradesh, saying that lawmakers like him do not have any freedom to speak the truth.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Tennis Australia planning to host Australian Open in Melbourne
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Tennis Australia is planning to host the Australian Open in January next year in Melbourne.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Day after Cyclone Tauktae, Goa without power
Panaji, May 17 (IANS) A day after Cyclone Tauktae wreaked havoc in the state, claiming two lives, large parts of Goa on Monday continued to be without electricity and water supply, after heavy winds and rain uprooted hundreds of trees and damaged electrical infrastructure including electricity poles and transformers.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Bihar: 4 held for duping people on pretext of selling oxygen cylinders
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Four persons were arrested from Bihar's Nalanda district on Monday, for allegedly cheating people in Delhi on the pretext of selling oxygen cylinders, police said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mamata starts dharna in CBI's Kolkata office, violence erupts (Ld)
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Violence has erupted outside CBI's Kolkata office, where West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is sitting in dharna to protest the arrest of four of her Trinamool Congress leaders.
2021-05-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Practice with Dukes ball has helped: NZ pacer Wagner
Auckland, May 17 (IANS) New Zealand pace bowler Neil Wagner, whose variations in short-pitched deliveries will be a big challenge for India in the World Test Championship (WTC) final, said Kiwis are better prepared than they ever were before touring England thanks to their practice with the Dukes ball.
2021-05-17
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Nick Jonas back home from hospital after being injured on set
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) American pop star Nick Jonas was injured while shooting for a new show. While details about the accident or the injury are awaited, Jonas had to be taken to a hospital close by in an ambulance. He has returned home since then.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Colombian protest leaders present demands to govt
Bogota, May 17 (IANS) After more than two weeks of violent protests in Colombia, national strike leaders have presented a list of demands to the country's government.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Colombia,Politics
Looking at the Tauktae threat, Remdesivir stock sent to coastal hospitals: Rupani
Gandhinagar, May 17 (IANS) Looking at the severe cyclonic storm Tauktae, which is about to hit Gujarat in the evening, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday announced that the state government had procured 3 days supply of Remdesivir injections and dispatched it to the covid hospitals on the coastal areas in the state.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Federal Bank's Q4 net profit up 58.6%
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Federal Bank on Monday reported 58.6 per cent growth in its net profit for the January-March quarter at Rs 477.81 crore.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
S'pore, HK again postpone travel bubble launch
Singapore, May 17 (IANS) Singapore and Hong Kong are for the second time postponing the start of their quarantine-free travel bubble, the Transport Ministry here said on Monday, citing "the evolving Covid-19 situation" in the city-state.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Retired police officer 'Gabbar Singh' dies of Covid in Hyd
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Retired police officer K.S.N. Murthy, who was popularly known as Gabbar Singh, died of Covid-19.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Equities rise on lower Covid numbers, banking stocks shine
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) India's key stock markets maintained their solid gains during the late-afternoon trade session on Monday on the back of healthy buying witnessed banking and financial sector.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Over 70% snow leopard habitat remains unexplored: WWF
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) All the research efforts, spanning over a century, have only managed to cover 23 per cent of snow leopard habitat and the rest remains unexplored, according to a WWF report.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
UP geared up to fight third Covid wave: Sehgal (IANS Interview)
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) After dealing with the second Covid wave successfully, the Uttar Pradesh government is gearing up to stop the third wave of the pandemic. For this, not only beds are being increased in hospitals, but oxygen concentrators have also been arranged in rural areas.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Saloni Khanna joins cast of 'Broken But Beautiful 3'
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress Saloni Khanna, who has worked in shows such as "The Raikar Case" and "Coldd Lassi Aur Chicken Masala", will soon be seen in the web series, "Broken But Beautiful 3".
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
A respected teacher passes on (Obituary)
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) An educationist and a votary of Kashmiriyat, one of Jammu and Kashmir's most respected teachers, Maharaj Krishan Dhar, passed away on May 10 after losing the battle against Covid-19.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Milind Soman explains why he is unable to donate plasma
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Model and actor Milind Soman explained on Monday why he is unable to donate plasma despite recovering from Covid-19.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aid ship rescues over 300 people in Mediterranean
Rome, May 17 (IANS) The aid ship Sea-Eye 4 has rescued about 330 migrants attempting to make the perilous journey across the Mediterranean in the past few days, the private vessel's German operator announced on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Vijayan cuts cake ahead of the beginning of second term
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) Taking full credit for leading the ruling CPI-M led LDF to a second term, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan ahead of the first meeting of the Left Democratic Front after the election results, celebrated the occasion by cutting a big cake here on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Max Life launches new pension plan with guaranteed financial protection
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Max Life Insurance Company on Monday announced the launch of 'Max Life Saral Pension', a Non-Linked, Non-Participating Single Premium, Individual Immediate Annuity Plan.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid human dimension series: 23-year-old with SPO2-50 defeats Covid
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Her family had lost all hope when Rakshita Mohan was admitted at a Covid care centre in Delhi's Chhattarpur in April end with SPO2 50 -- a critical level of oxygen from where survival is difficult.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Lilly signs an Additional Voluntary Licensing Agreement on Baricitinib
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Eli Lilly and Company announced on Monday that it has issued an additional royalty-free, non-exclusive voluntary license to Natco Pharma; a local pharmaceutical manufacturer of generic medicines.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Taiwan bars entry to non-nationals after Covid spike
Taipei, May 17 (IANS) Taiwan is banning the entry of non-nationals without a resident permit and the transit of international airport passengers, after reporting a new daily record of 333 locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases, Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Politics
Online gambling soared during Covid pandemic lockdown: Study
London, May 17 (IANS) Gamblers were more than six times more likely to gamble online compared to before the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Cyclone Tauktae wreaks havoc in Mumbai, Navy on rescue to Bombay High (Ld)
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Cyclone Tauktae hit Mumbai with full fury bringing heavy rains, strong gales of over 75-85 kmph, which wreaked havoc by uprooting scores of trees, damaged some homes, and disrupted road traffic, though there were no human casualties, officials said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
With Tauktae warning in Mumbai, Kartik Aaryan gives fans 'one more reason' to stay at home
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan shared an Instagram post on Monday urging his fans in the city to stay at home, in the wake of meteorological warnings about cyclone Tauktae hitting Mumbai.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
With corona on the rise, Andhra to continue partial curfew till May 31
Amaravati, May 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has decided to extend the partial curfew, currently in place across the state, till the month end. The state government took the decision on Monday, following a review meeting that Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy held with ministers and senior officials.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Aussie cricketer charged with possessing child abuse material
Melbourne, May 17 (IANS) A former Australian state cricketer has been charged with 'possessing child abuse material' and 'grooming a minor'.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Turkey eases strict lockdown
Ankara, May 17 (IANS) Turkey emerged from its strictest nationwide shutdown on Monday aimed at containing the coronavirus, but weeknight and weekend curfews will remain in place.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
MSMEs ask UP govt to help tech transfer from CSIR
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) The micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Uttar Pradesh have urged the state government to play the role of a facilitator in transferring the CSIR's indigenous oxygen concentrator technology to the state units.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Gr Chennai Corp to add 650 more O2-beds this week
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) will be adding 650 more Oxygen beds this week and has tied up with Omandur Government Hospital, Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Government general hospital to refer patients.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Samsung's US chip plant investment may be in offing: Report
Seoul, May 17 (IANS) Samsung Electronics may unveil its plan later this month to build a new chip factory in the United States, industry sources said on Monday, as the South Korean tech giant tries to cope with rivals' capacity expansions.
2021-05-17
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Pvt equity investor KKR invests $95 million in Lenskart
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Lenskart, an omni-channel eyewear retailer in India, and KKR, a global investment firm, on Monday announced the signing of definitive agreements under which KKR will invest $95 million in Lenskart via a secondary stake acquisition.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chennai colleges join civic body to provide Covid care centres
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Colleges in Chennai are opening their campuses for oxygen beds and isolation rooms and are preparing food for frontline workers and a majority of these colleges have handed over their buildings to the Greater Chennai Corporation. These colleges are being converted into Covid care centres.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Lenovo appoints Dinesh Nair as consumer biz head in India
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Global technology leader Lenovo on Monday announced to appoint Dinesh Nair as Director, Consumer Business for the India region.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Five militants still active in J&K's Srinagar city: IGP
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) Five militants are still active in Srinagar city and these are being tracked by the security forces, the police said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
3,150 rockets fired from Gaza: Israel Army
Tel Aviv, May 17 (IANS) A week after the shelling began, Palestinian militants have fired some 3,150 rockets from the Gaza Strip toward Israel, the Israeli Army said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Law and order deteriorates in Kolkata after CBI arrests
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Amidst a sit-in-demonstration by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the at Nizam Palace in South Kolkata- areas particularly in and around the CBI regional office turned with a battleground as the Trinamool supporters started throwing bricks and burning tyres in protest against the arrest of Trinamool ministers and MLA in Narada case on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Raghav Juyal appeals for international donations for Uttarakhand
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actor-dancer Raghav Juyal has been working hard to help his state Uttarakhand battle the ongoing second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. He has been actively campaigning on Instagram for international donations for the state.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Frequent G'gram farmhouse visits by Kalra's kin led to arrest
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Three back-to-back visits by businessman Navneet Kalra's brother-in-law to a Gurugram farmhouse raised suspicion leading to the arrest of the Khan Chacha restaurant's owner in connection with a probe into the black marketing of oxygen concentrators in the national capital, officials said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Three booked under NSA for black marketing of Remdesivir in Bhopal
Bhopal, May 17 (IANS) Three persons were charged under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) for alleged black marketing of Remdesivir injections in Bhopal. The Madhya Pradesh government will ensure strict punishment for those indulging in black marketing of Remdesivir injections and other essential medicines for the treatment of Covid-19 infections.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dealt with anxiety for 10-12 years: Tendulkar
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Former India batsman and captain Sachin Tendulkar said he had to deal with anxiety before a match even after he had spent several years in international cricket.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Politicians have no business to hoard Covid medicines: Delhi HC
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In the backdrop of shortage of supply of Covid-19 medicines, the Delhi High Court on Monday said politicians have no business to hoard stocks of Covid-19 medicines and they should surrender these drugs.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Widening the market for Nashik-based jamun agroforestry
Ndew Delhi, May 17 (IANSlife) In Maharashtra, a women's self-help group comprising of ten farming community women successfully supplies the pulp of indigenous Indian fruit jamun to a Nasik-based company named Van Durga which manufactures wine from this pulp. A unique concept as jamun wine is, what is even more unique is the investment it has attracted from a Delhi-based socially-responsible firm at this crucial time for small businesses.
2021-05-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National,IANS Life
Credit Suisse extends Rs 7.5 cr aid to hospitals in India
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) As India continues to face the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Credit Suisse has recently committed an additional Rs 7.5 crore ($1 million) in aid to Concern India Foundation and GiveIndia, to provide financial assistance to hospitals in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and Bangalore.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
6 held in Assam for using Indian flag as table cloth
Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) Six persons have been arrested in Assam's Bongaigaon district for disrespecting the Indian national flag by using the Tricolour as a dining cloth on the occasion of Eid on Friday, the police said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
NZ 'travel bubble' expands to include Cook Islands
Wellington, May 17 (IANS) The Cook Islands has opened its border for the first time in more than a year, with New Zealanders able to visit the small Pacific nation from Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
IIT-K sets up find to help needy students in Covid times
Kanpur (UP), May 17 (IANS) IIT Kanpur has raised over Rs one crore by way of donations from around 650 contributors for providing financial aid to students who are facing medical emergencies.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Czech Prez accuses Russia of 'stupidity' over 'unfriendly' label
Prague, May 17 (IANS) Czech President Milos Zeman has criticised Russia's decision to put his country on a new list of so-called unfriendly foreign states.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Czech Republic,Politics
WhatsApp to Delhi HC: no deferment of privacy policy, trying to get users on board
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it has not deferred the May 15 deadline for users to accept its new privacy policy.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Pandemic has increased violence against LGBTI people: EU
Brussels, May 17 (IANS) The European Union's (EU) foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell has highlighted the worsening situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gurugram: 77% patients aged above 50 die of Covid
Gurugram, May 17 (IANS) A data of the Gurugram health department revealed that between April 1 to May 10, 77 per cent of the patients who succumbed to the lethal virus in the district were over 50 years of age while, only 23 per cent patients who died due to the dreaded virus were below 50 years of age.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
For 91-year-old Crowell, it is never too old to play cricket
Kendall (Australia), May 17 (IANS) Despite being 91 years old, Australian Doug Crowell is not giving up his love for playing cricket and continues to don flannels in veterans' cricket.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Credit card expenses by Indian subsidiary of a multinational corporation liable to GST
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Credit card expenses made by employees of an Indian subsidiary for furtherance of business here would come under the purview of Goods and Service Tax (GST) with applicable 18 per cent rate.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
How to take yoga off the mat and into your everyday life
New Delhi, May 17 (IANSlife) Yoga is a powerful practice that works on both the body and mind; that is why it helps in transforming the whole personality and not just the physical body. However, there's a common misconception that yoga is all about complicated postures. That by doing a complicated backbend, or after achieving the full splits, we somehow become 'better than we were before'. It limits the concept of yoga to something that you only do on the mat. It assumes that if you can't do extreme postures, you can't ever be good at or practice yoga.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Mexico's Andrea Meza crowned Miss Universe, India's Adline Castelino 3rd runner up
New Delhi, May 17 (IANSlife) Andrea Meza from Mexico on Monday won the title of Miss Universe 2021. Meza, a software engineer, had to compete with 73 other contestants from all over the world to become the third women from the country to win the title. Former Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa crowned the Mexican beauty at the event held in Florida, USA.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Opt for e-tender, allow competition, save crores in corona relief kits: NGO to Stalin
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Arappor Iyakkam, on Monday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin to go for e-tender for procurement of 2.11 crore corona relief grocery kits to save hundreds of crore and also enable more bidders to participate.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Post-Covid cardiac care is important: Doctor
New Delhi, May 17 (IANSlife) Heart specialists and cardiologists have sounded the alarm on the Covid-19 virus affecting heart and its processes, causing many fatalities.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
4-year-old abducted, raped in UP: accused held
Banda (UP), May 17 (IANS) A four-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and then raped at a wedding in Banda district.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Leading causes of lifestyle disorders
New Delhi, May 17 (IANSlife) Lifestyle disorders are a major cause of death in almost every country now. The occurrence of these problems is not a one-day process; people suffer due to long-time ignorance of their health care. Some of the lifestyle disorders are obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancers, strokes, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), arthritis, and mental health issues.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Covid positive Telangana youth spends 11 days on tree
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) An 18-year-old youth in Telangana spent 11 days on a tree after testing positive for Covid-19 as he could not isolate himself in his small home.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Indian Navy sends ships to rescue 273 people stranded near Bombay High
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Sparking huge concerns, at least 273 persons have been stranded on a drifting barge near the Heera Oilfields at Bombay High Field, around 175 kms from Mumbai, an official said here on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Fake Covid vaccine, test certificate market growing: Research (Ld)
London, May 17 (IANS) Israel-based researchers have found an online market of fake vaccine and test certificates with over 1,200 vendors in the UK and worldwide on dark web and on instant messaging platforms like WhatsApp, Telegram and Jabber. The vendors on these platforms sell false documents for 25 pound, the media reported.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Lot common in PM and PM CARES ventilators: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying ventilators provided by PM CARES don't work and there is a lot common between him and these ventilators.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Labuschagne not part of Aus preliminary list for Windies tour
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Batsman Marnus Labuschagne will not play in Australia's limited overs bilateral series in the West Indies as a 23-player preliminary list for the tour was announced by Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Apollo Hospitals launches pilot programme for Sputnik vaccine
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories on Monday announced the launch of a limited pilot programme for the Sputnik V vaccine as part of the soft launch by Dr. Reddy's in India.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Army rescues stranded 'Bakarwal' family in J&K's Kishtwar
Jammu, May 17 (IANS) The army said on Monday that it has rescued a nomadic 'Bakarwal' family stranded in the snow at 11,000 ft in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Sanjay Kapoor has an interesting recall of shooting for 'The Last Hour'
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Sanjay Kapoor has fond memories of shooting for his new web series "The Last Hour" in Sikkim.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Remembering the goodness of walnuts
New Delhi, May 17 (IANSlife) Despite three months of scorching heat, summer is full of reasons to invest in well-being, from seasonal fruits and vegetables, long days and international and national food days to keep reminding you of your promise of good health to your mind and body.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
One more terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) Another terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Khanmoh on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday, officials said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Cyclone Tauktae: Rajasthan on alert mode
Jaipur, May 17 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief minister Ashok Gehlot has appealed to the people to stay cautious in wake of the MeT Department's warning on Cyclone Tautkae affecting some of the Rajasthan districts as well.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Politics
UNSC urges cessation of Israel-Palestine violence
United Nations, May 17 (IANS) As tensions between Israeli troops and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip were continuing unabated, the UN Security Council (UNSC) has called for an immediate end to the bloodshed.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
BHU experts write to PM on how to tackle third wave
Varanasi, May 17 (IANS) Scientists and medical experts from the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, working on Covid-19, have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggesting some specific measures to tackle the projected third wave of the pandemic.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Bank NEFT transfers will not be operational coming weekend
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) If you planning an online money transfer using the banking system between Saturday midnight and Sunday, you are well advised to either cancel or postpone such transfers.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Scientists claim to develop brain tissue from 3D-printed bioreactor
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, have grown human brain tissues called 'organoids' with help of a 3D Printed Bioreactor that they developed.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology,Health/Medicine
Narada case: CBI arrests TMC's Firhad, Subrata, Madan, Sovon (Ld)
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested two Trinamool Congress ministers -- Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, apart from former Trinamool Minister and present MLA Madan Mitra and former Kolkata Corporation Mayor Sovon Chattopadhyay in the Narada sting tapes cases where several politicians and a high-ranked police officer were allegedly found accepting cash bribes in exchange for providing unofficial favours to the company.
2021-05-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Extremely Severe Cyclone Tauktae with 210 kmph windspeed to touch Guj by evening
Gandhinagar May 17 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that Cyclone Tauktae will take an extreme shape in the east central Arabian Sea by Monday night, with wind speed reaching 180-190 kmph gusting to 210 kmph likely to prevail during the next six hours.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Soldier injured in accidental mine explosion near LoC
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) An army soldier sustained injuries on Monday in an accidental land mine explosion near the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aus PM to visit NZ for annual meeting
Wellington, May 17 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit New Zealand for the annual Australia-New Zealand Leaders' Meeting on May 30-31, it was announced here on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Elnaaz Norouzi: More than ever, you have to be picky now
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress Elnaaz Norouzi says with so many web series and films being made, it is very important to be sure of picking the right projects.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Japan to provide medical equipment to Sri Lanka for Covid prevention
New Delhi, May 17: Japan and Sri Lanka have signed an agreement to enable the Indian Ocean nation battle the Covid-19 pandemic better. Under the agreement, Japan will provide essential equipment for Sri Lankan hospitals for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,National
Aus state lifts temporary Covid measures
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) announced on Monday that the temporary Covid-safe measures in place for the Greater Sydney area have been lifted, despite the missing link between previous local cases.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,Politics
TAIPA writes to CMs for priority vax for telecom workers
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) has written to the chief ministers of the states and union territories urging for the priority vaccination for the telecom infrastructure field engineers and technicians under frontline workers category.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Autorickshaw Ambulances lead the way across India to ferry Covid-19 patients to hospitals
New Delhi, May 17: The humble public transport vehicle, autorickshaws, are now expanding their role as ambulances, equipped to provide emergency help to patients suffering from the second wave of Covid-19.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
India's WPI inflation rises to 10.49% in April
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices sequentially rose to 10.49 per cent in April from a rise of 7.39 per cent in March.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
How does our body cope with stress of viral infections?
London, May 17 (IANS) UK researchers analysing the effects of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the Covid-19 pandemic, on the human body has provided novel insights into the nature of resilience and how we deal with stressful situations.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
India's online higher education market to grow 10x in next 5 years
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Buoyed by the continuous remote learning amid the pandemic, the online higher education market in India will grow 10 times over the next five years to reach $5 billion by the financial year 2025, a new report said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Education
China exploiting global social media platforms to influence foreign audience
New Delhi, May 17: China is using social media giants like Twitter and Facebook to broadcast State propaganda to global audiences, which is further amplified by fake Twitter accounts. This was revealed by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) in a seven-month-long investigation of social media accounts held by Chinese State-run media and Chinese diplomats.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Cyclone Tauktae forces Mumbai Airport to shut, 3 flights diverted (Ld)
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Owing to the threats created by the raging Cyclone Tauktae, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai has shut all operations for 3 hours from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Time to sharpen your inner black box (Book Review)
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) His three teen and preteen daughters find it hilarious that their father has written a book about memory; they believe he "literally can't remember anything". His wife, after reading the manuscript of the book, reminded him that she was, in fact, his truest love. He wisely conceded this point.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
realme to launch 'D' brand under TechLife vertical on May 25
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Smartphone brand realme is finally foraying into its much-anticipated TechLife vertical with launching a new brand on May 25 that begins with the letter D.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mindat falls to Myanmar Army, Resistance withdraws
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Myanmar's military has finally taken control of the small town of Mindat in the country's western Chin state, after three weeks of savage fighting.
2021-05-17
Category: International, India,Defence/Security
Mamata starts dharna at CBI's Kolkata office
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has started a sit-in in CBI's Kolkata office to protest the arrest of four of her Trinamool Congress leaders, provoking an unusual Centre-state confrontation of sorts.
2021-05-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Shirdi Saibaba Temple detects online fraud in name of God!
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), May 17 (IANS) The famed Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST), Shirdi has detected an online fraud of soliciting illegal donations from devotees in the name of Saibaba, an official said here on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Hackers stealing money via 167 fake Android, iOS apps
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Cyber-security researchers have identified a stash of 167 counterfeit Android and iOS apps being used by hackers to steal money from people who believe they have installed a financial trading, banking or cryptocurrency app from a trusted organisation.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Oxygen for India' marathon fundraiser to collect $2mn launched in Canada
Toronto, May 17 (IANS) The Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC), along with 80-odd community bodies, launched its 'Oxygen for India marathon fundraiser to collect $2 million to send oxygen equipment to India, even as Ontario announced to send 2,000 more ventilators to the Covid-battered country.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Canada,Diaspora
Mi India leads after-sales services in India: Report
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Mi India from the house of global conglomerate Xiaomi has emerged as the top brand in after-sales services in the country, a new report said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
DRDO's anti-Covid drug 2-DG launched
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The first batch of DRDO-developed anti-Covid drug 2-DG (2-deoxy-D-glucose) was launched on Monday to treat patients suffering from the deadly disease. The medicine comes in powder form and can be taken with water.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Narada case: CBI arrests Trinamool's Firhad, Subrata, Madan, Sovon
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation arrested two Trinamool Congress ministers -- Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee, apart from former Trinamool Minister and present MLA Madan Mitra and former Kolkata Corporation Mayor Sovon Chattopadhyay in the Narada sting tapes cases where several politicians and a high-ranked police officer were allegedly found accepting cash bribes in exchange for providing unofficial favours to the company.
2021-05-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
No surprise Aus bowlers knew about ball tampering: Clarke
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has said that he was not surprised by Cameron Bancroft indicating that more than three people knew about the ball tampering tactics of the team during a Test against South Africa in 2018.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Thailand reports record daily Covid cases due to jail clusters
Bangkok, May 17 (IANS) Thailand on Monday reported nearly 10,000 new Covid-19 cases, a record single-day spike, after massive infection clusters were detected in the country's prison system, according to officials.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Vaccine mandates to be set locally: US CDC chief
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Rochelle Walensky, Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said that mandates in the country for people to get vaccinated against Covid-19 have been left to individual companies and institutions.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
One terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) One terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Khanmoh on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday, officials said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Fake Covid vaccine, test certificate market growing: Research
London, May 17 (IANS) Israel-based researchers have found an online market of fake vaccine and test certificates with over 1,200 vendors in the UK and worldwide on dark web and on instant messaging platforms like WhatsApp, Telegram and Jabber. The vendors on these platforms sell false documents for $25, the media reported.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
NZ cricketers reach London for WTC final vs India, Tests vs Eng
London, May 17 (IANS) A majority of cricketers comprising the New Zealand team that will play a Test series against host England and the World Test Championship (WTC) final against India next month have arrived here.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Saudi Arabia to lift travel ban from Monday
Riyadh, May 17 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will lift the travel ban which was imposed last year in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic from Monday, with authorities saying that they were ready to operate international flights at full capacity.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Covid care centres for cops come up in UP
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has set up Covid Care Centres at Reserve Police Lines across 66 districts of Uttar Pradesh for police personnel.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Are OMCs shifting to alternate day fuel price revision mechanism?
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Oil marketing companies seem to be moving towards a revised fuel price revision mechanism, shifting to the practice of changing petrol and fuel rates every alternate day rather than undertaking changes on a daily basis.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Presidential campaigns start in Syria
Damascus, May 17 (IANS) Syrian presidential campaigns have officially started as posters of President Bashar al-Assad and the two other candidates filled the squares and streets in the capital Damascus.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Is Vijayan beginning his second innings on a sour note?
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) No doubt, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has created history by becoming the first to retain power, but ahead of the beginning of his second innings, murmurs have begun, if he needs to go for a 'grand' swearing in ceremony, when the state is going through tough times, not to mention that the capital is among the four districts where the triple lockdown norms are in force till Sunday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
B'desh extends lockdown to May 23
Dhaka, May 17 (IANS) Bangladesh has again extended the ongoing lockdown to May 23 in light of the current Covid-19 situation in the country and neighbouring India, which is battling a devastating second wave of the pandemic.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
England tour: NZ players reach London
Auckland, May 17 (IANS) New Zealand players who will be involved in their upcoming tour of England arrived in London on Monday, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said.
2021-05-17
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Neena Gupta: Actors now have chance to pick up stuff that's 'hatke'
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Veteran actress Neena Gupta had no inhibition about portraying a nonagenarian in the upcoming film "Sardar Ka Grandson". She says nowadays, just like filmmakers, actors too have a chance to pick stuff that is "hatke" (unconventional).
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Microsoft board wanted Bill Gates to resign amid alleged 'affair'
San Francisco, May 17 (IANS) Some of the Microsoft board members last year wanted Bill Gates to step down amid an internal investigation into his alleged affair with an employee, The Wall Street Journal reported.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Jordan working on releasing 2 nationals arrested in Israel
Amman, May 17 (IANS) Jordanian authorities are following up on the arrest of two nationals who crossed into Israel, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Jordan,Politics
Australians in IPL arrive in Sydney, to quarantine for 2 weeks
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) The Australian players, coaches and commentary staff who were in the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) arrived in Sydney on Monday from the Maldives and will be in quarantine for 14 days.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Tauktae to reach Guj coast Monday evening, IMD issues Orange alert
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Cyclonic storm "Tauktae" is very likely to reach Gujarat coast on Monday evening and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva (Bhavnagar district) during early hours on Tuesday as a very severe cyclonic storm with a maximum sustained surface wind speed of 155-165 kmph gusting to 185 kmph.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Rouhani urges boosting pvt sector to attract foreign capital
Tehran, May 17 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged to create "economic security" for the private sector, in order to further attract foreign investments in the country's free trade and special economic zones.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Mass recital of 'Hanuman Chalisa' to end pandemic
Prayagraj (UP), May 17 (IANS) Seers, saints and volunteers of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and other frontal Hindu organizations, along with lakhs of Hindu families, will recite the 'Hanuman Chalisa' eleven times on Tuesday to drive away the Coronavirus.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Azerbaijan begins military exercise amid Armenia border tension
Baku, May 17 (IANS) Azerbaijan has launched a large-scale military exercise as the country was in a border tension with Armenia, according to the Defence Ministry here.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Azerbaijan,Politics
Tamil Nadu brings in Oxygen from Amsterdam
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has said that the state has received liquid oxygen from Amsterdam.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Ratan Tata-backed Moglix becomes new unicorn from India
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Ratan Tata-backed Moglix on Monday announced that it is the first industrial B2B commerce platform in the manufacturing space in India to become a new unicorn with raising $120 million in fresh funding which took its valuation to $1 billion.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Pak's Sindh province on high alert for cyclone Tauktae
Karachi, May 17 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan's Sindh province have adopted a high alert mode after the country's meteorological department issued warnings over cyclone Tauktae.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sensex up 500 points; banking, finance stocks surge
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices rose on Monday morning with the BSE Sensex gaining over 500 points.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Stalin ropes in AIADMK leader in Covid advisory panel
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Showing clear signs that he is moving away from politics of vendetta, newly elected Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has formed an advisory panel of legislators drawn from all political parties with legislature representation.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tauktae: Around 1L people evacuated from Guj coastal areas
Gandhinagar May 17 (IANS) The Gujarat administration has evacuated around 1 lakh people from the coastal areas following the possibility of Cyclone Tauktae arriving Tuesday morning.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Synechron to hire up to 2,000 professionals to boost India plans
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Digital transformation consulting firm Synechron on Monday announced plans to hire up to 2,000 professionals to specifically boost its India operations in Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Chennai.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Barcelona's Picasso Museum celebrates 50th anniversary of painter's donation
Barcelona, May 17 (IANS) Barcelona's Picasso Museum celebrated the 50th anniversary of the famed Spanish painter's donation of over a thousand works from his youth to the city in 1970.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Spain,Art/Culture/Books
Kumar Sanu: Have memory associated with every song I sang for Nadeem-Shravan
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Playback veteran Kumar Sanu is not against the current trend of remixing old songs, smd he says he likes a remixed number even better if the original voice is retained. He also opened up with nostalgia on his association with composers Nadeem-Shravan.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kerala doctor re-lives his days in Russia behind the 'iron curtain'
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) A Kerala doctor Hari Kumar who studied medicine in the erstwhile USSR, after decades re-lives his life and times, like experimenting with vodka, surviving the bitter winter and falling in love with Russian culture.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Kerala,National
Cyclone Tauktae threat shuts Mumbai Airport for 3 hrs
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Owing to the potential threats created by the raging Cyclone Tauktae, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai has shut all operations for 3 hours from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
New Covid cases drop below 3L first time after April 21
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Covid numbers brought a heave of relief as the daily figures dropped below the 3-lakh mark for the first time in nearly a month.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Indian Covid variant can spread like wildfire among unvaccinated people'
London, May 17 (IANS) UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock warned that the coronavirus variant first detected in India can "spread like wildfire" among those who haven't received a vaccine against the disease.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Clubhouse arriving on Android device in India on Friday
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The invite-only audio chat app Clubhouse that launched its Android app a week ago, is now coming to India on Friday for the Android users in the country.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Death toll in Gaza climbs to 181
Gaza, May 17 (IANS) Tensions between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip have continued unabated for a seventh consecutive day, as the death toll in the coastal enclave climbed to 181, officials said.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Cyclone Tauktae storms over Mumbai, razes trees, damages homes
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Cyclone Tauktae hit Mumbai with full fury bringing heavy rains, strong gales of over 60-75 km/hr, which wreaked havoc by uprooting scores of trees, damaged some homes, and disrupted road traffic, though there are no human casualties, officials said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
LG Group to spend over $100M for advanced AI tech development
Seoul, May 17 (IANS) LG Group said on Monday it will invest more than $100 million for the next three years to establish massive high-performance computing infrastructure for advanced artificial intelligence (AI) development.
2021-05-17
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Nuclear Power Corp to spend Rs 18K cr on capex in FY22
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Atomic power generation company Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) plans to spend about Rs 18,000 crore as capital expenditure this fiscal, said top company official.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Science/Tech
Italy reopens to int'l tourism
Rome, May 17 (IANS) Italy has formally reopened its borders for restriction-free travel for visitors from some countries, almost a year after the Covid-19 pandemic ravaged the country.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Bull gores woman to death in UP
Badaun (UP), May 17 (IANS) A middle-aged woman was gored to death by a bull in Badaun district.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Guterres calls for immediate end to Palestine-Israel conflict
United Nations, May 17 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate end to the ongoing fighting between the Palestinians and Israelis in the Gaza Strip, the worst since 2014.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
First black fungus patient in Meerut dies
Meerut (UP), May 17 (IANS) A 59-year-old patient from Muzaffarnagar has become the first to succumb to Mucormycosis or black fungus in Meerut.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'New US CDC guidance don't permit widespread removal of masks'
Washington, May 17 (IANS) The new mask guidance for vaccinated individuals does not grant permission for widespread removal of masks, the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky said.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Rakul Preet Singh: I'm a walking talking time table
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Rakul Preet Singh is gearing up for the release of her new film "Sardar Ka Grandson". The actress relates to Radha, her character in the film, saying she is a walking talking time table.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nepal gets more China-donated oxygen cylinders
Kathmandu, May 17 (IANS) Nepal received a second shipment of China-donated oxygen cylinders as the Himalayan country is continuing to face an acute shortage of medical oxygen supply for a growing number of Covid-19 patients.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
China reports 5 locally-transmitted Covid cases
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) The Chinese mainland has reported five new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said on Monday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 162.7mn
Washington, May 17 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 162.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.37 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Gunfight erupts on outskirts of Srinagar
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) A gunfight erupted between terrorists and security forces at Khanmoh area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday, officials said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Shoshana Zuboff: We must confront extraction of behavioural data head on (Ld)
New York, May 17 (IANS) Shoshana Zuboff, author of "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism" and Professor Emerita at Harvard Business School, is calling on lawmakers to criminalise Big Tech's "secret extraction of behavioral data from our lives" and put their immunity from "crackpot" versions of free speech that flourish on online platforms firmly in the crosshairs, as governments around the world turn their attention to crafting new rules of the road to rein in technology giants.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
Kelly Brook: I don't have the instinct for marriage or kids
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Model-actress Kelly Brook has been with her beau Jeremy Parisi for years, but is not desperate to have children or tie the knot.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Shoshana Zuboff: Secret extraction of behavioural data must be criminalised
New York, May 17 (IANS) Dr. Shoshana Zuboff, author of 'The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Professor Emerita at Harvard Business School, is calling on lawmakers to criminalize Big Techs "secret extraction of behavioral data from our lives" and put their immunity from "crackpot" versions of free speech that flourish on online platforms firmly in the crosshairs, as governments around the world turn their attention to crafting new rules of the road to rein in technology giants.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ireland's health department under ransomware attack
Dublin, May 17 (IANS) Ireland's Department of Health has been under a ransomware attack similar to that recently launched on the country's Health Service Executive (HSE), the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said on Sunday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine,Politics,Technology
About 1,000 people evacuated due to wildfire near Los Angeles
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) About 1,000 people were evacuated from their homes in the US state of California on Sunday morning due to a wildfire, said the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD).
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Afghan fighting resumes as ceasefire ends, over 30 killed
Kabul, May 17 (IANS) Fighting in Afghanistan resumed with 31 Afghans, mostly militants, killed in the insurgency-battered Asian country on Sunday after a three-day ceasefire observed with the start of Eid al-Fitr on Thursday to enable celebrations of the end of the Muslim fasting month Ramadan, officials said.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security
South Sudan stuck with 126,000 doses of AstraZeneca due to low turn up
Juba, May 17 (IANS) South Sudan said on Sunday that it's stuck with more than 126,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines due to low turn up as only 6,403 people have received Covid-19 doses since April when the vaccination started.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Sudan,Health/Medicine,Politics
Gehlot malafide intentions so ventilators were not used: BJP
Jaipur, May 17 (IANS) BJP National General Secretary and in-charge of Rajasthan Arun Singh on Sunday accused Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot of having mala fide intentions 'due to which he intentionally did not use the ventilators allotted under the PM Care for Rajasthan'.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Covid claims top Bengal editor
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Covid has claimed West Bengal's top editor Anjan Bandopadhyay, family sources said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Media
O2 concentrator black-marketing mastermind Navneet Kalra arrested
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Delhi Police have finally managed to trace and arrest Navneet Kalra, the owner of the famous 'Khan Chacha restaurant, who was absconding in the Oxygen concentrators black-marketing case.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
O2 concentrator hoarding mastermind Navneet Kalra arrested
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Absconding Delhi businessman Naveet Kalra, who was wanted for allegedly black marketing oxygen concentrators, was finally tracked down and arrested by the Delhi Police on Sunday, police sources said.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4th batch of China's Sinovac vaccine arrives in Cambodia
Phnom Penh, May 17 (IANS) A flight carrying the fourth batch of the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine Cambodia purchased from the Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech arrived in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, on Sunday.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Cambodia,Health/Medicine,Politics
At UNSC, India condemns rocket attack that killed Indian nurse
United Nations, May 17 (IANS) While mourning the death of an Indian nurse in Israel, India's Permanent Representative T. S. Tirumurti on Sunday condemned the rocket attacks from Gaza that killed her.
2021-05-17
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Nadal beats Djokovic for 10th Rome Open title (2nd Lead)
Rome, May 17 (IANS) World No. 3 and Spaniard Rafael Nadal on Sunday won his 10th Italian Open title, after overcoming a second set comeback from No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final to triumph 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in two hours and 50 minutes.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) For the first time in 3 months, with 36,475 patients discharged, recoveries outnumbered 31,531 new Covid cases in a day across Karnataka, while 403 succumbed to the infection, said the state health bulletin on Sunday.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
'Death rate higher': Assam CM asks senior docs to work late night
Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) With the Covid related mortality rate seen higher in the night, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday asked the authorities to engage senior doctors on duty at this time.
2021-05-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Nadal beats Djokovic for 10th Rome Open title
Rome, May 16 (IANS) World No. 3 Spaniard Rafael Nadal on Sunday overcame a mid-match surge from No. 1-ranked Serbian Novak Djokovic to win the Italian Open final 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in two hours and 50 minutes for his 10th title.
2021-05-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Nadal overcomes Djokovic for Rome Open title
Rome, May 16 (IANS) World No. 3 and winner of 20 Grand Slams, Spain's Rafael Nadal, on Sunday overcame a mid-match surge from No. 1-ranked Serbian Novak Djokovic and raised his game in the deciding set to triumph 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in the Italian Open final -- his 10th title.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Telangana pauses second dose of Covaxin
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) The health authorities in on Sunday announced that they are suspending distribution of Covaxin in view of inadequate stock of the vaccine.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Cyclone Tauktae: Heavy rains, gusty winds claim 6 lives in K'taka
Bengaluru, May 16 (IANS) Six persons died in separate incidents across coastal and central Karnataka due to heavy rains and gusty winds triggered by Cyclone Tauktae over the last 24 hours, an official said on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Paralympic chief confident Tokyo will host the Games
Beijing, May 16 (IANS) International Paralympic Committee (IPC) chief Andrew Parsons on Sunday exuded confidence in Tokyo's ability to host the Paralympic Games and Beijing's commitment to the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games.
2021-05-16
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Nadda discusses relief work for Cyclone Tauktae with BJP MPs, MLAs
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) BJP president J.P. Nadda on Sunday discussed relief, rescue operations and overall preparedness in view of Cyclone Tauktae with the party MPs, MLAs and state office bearers of Goa, Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Daman and Diu, and Gujarat.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Injured England speedster Archer out of Tests vs NZ
London, May 16 (IANS) England speedster Jofra Archer has been ruled out of next month's two-Test home series against New Zealand after his right elbow injury resurfaced, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said in a statement on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Directly transfer Rs 6K to poor in states under lockdown: Adhir to PM
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to transfer Rs 6,000 per month to the accounts of eligible poor.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US, wealthy nations facing a great moral challenge: NYT
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The US and the rest of the world's wealthiest nations are facing a great moral challenge, The New York Times Editorial Board said.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Media
Both Centre, state responsible for Raj's Covid crisis: Beniwal
Jaipur, May 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Loktantrik Party and Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal on Sunday made a scathing attack on both the Centre and state government for the deteriorating coronavirus situation in Rajasthan.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
3,816 new Covid cases, 27 deaths in Telangana
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Telangana's daily count of Covid-19 cases dropped to under 4,000 with fewer tests conducted on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Chandigarh PGI confirms presence of double mutant B.1.617 variant
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Reports of sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 from 23 nasopharyngeal swab samples of Covid-19 patients sent from PGIMER in Chandigarh were received on Thursday from NCDC in New Delhi, the hospital said on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Experienced Chinese TT team for Olympics named
Beijing, May 16 (IANS) China on Sunday announced an experienced six-member table tennis team for the Tokyo Olympic Games, with 32-year-old Ma Long leading the squad and 29-year-old Liu Shiwen skipping the singles event.
2021-05-16
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Rajasthan CM raises state's oxygen crisis with PM
Jaipur, May 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Covid situation, where he also cited the oxygen crisis in the state and expressed hope that the Central government will soon increase the supply of the life-saving gas.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Spurs beat Wolves, keep slim Champions League hope alive
London, May 16 (IANS) Tottenham Hotpsur kept their faint hope of Champions League qualification alive with a 2-0 win over Wolves on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Indian teams for World Jr Tennis Asia/Oceania final qualifiers named
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Indian boys' and girls' teams for next month's ITF World Junior Tennis Competition Asia/Oceania final qualifying round have been selected, but there is some uncertainty around the competition due to the raging Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Credit Suisse overlooked breaches of regulations for years: Report
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A report by the Swiss financial regulator FINMA claims that Credit Suisse ignored over 100 warnings of potential breach of regulations.
2021-05-16
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Politics
31 girls at two Tripura orphanages test Covid positive
Agartala, May 16 (IANS) A total of 31 minor girls and eight caretakers at two orphanagew in Tripura have tested positive for Covid-19 but their condition is stable, officials said on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Health/Medicine
Haryana CM inaugurates two Covid care cetres in Gurugram
Gurugram, May 16 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday inaugurated two Covid care centres here in sectors 38 and 67.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Route Mobile appoints John Owen CEO for Europe, US
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Cloud communication service provider Route Mobile Ltd on Sunday announced the appointment of John Owen as its CEO for Europe and the US, based in the UK (London) office, with immediate effect.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Pak tearaway Akhtar had threatened me with deadly beamer: Uthappa
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Former India cricketer Robin Uthappa has said that retired Pakistani express bowler Shoaib Akhtar had threatened him with a "deadly beamer" during the 2007 One-day International series.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Maha sees Covid cases drop, deaths rise marginally, toll crosses 80K
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Maharashtra on Sunday saw Covid-19 new infections drop but the state's deaths kept increasing to cross 81,000, though there was also an increase in the recovery rate, health officials said.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
DRDO imports zeolite to make oxygen for Covid-hit
Bengaluru, May 16 (IANS) Two Air India cargo aircraft have landed in Bengaluru with 34,200kg of zeolite imported by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to make medical oxygen for treating Covid patients, an official said on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Mektic-Pavic clinch Italian Open doubles title
Rome, May 16 (IANS) The second-seeded Croats Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic on Sunday powered their way to their sixth Italian Open trophy, overcoming a tough challenge from fifth-seeded Rajeev Ram of the USA and Briton Joe Salisbury before winning the men's doubles final 6-4, 7-6(4).
2021-05-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Race for Olympics: Lockdown in Bengaluru hits swimmer Nataraj hard
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A second lockdown imposed by the Karnataka government to contain the spread of coronavirus has prevented Srihari Nataraj, Indian national record holder in mens 100 metres backstroke, from training in the pool for a week.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Amazon, sellers partner to unblock supply of O2 concentrators
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Amazon India on Sunday announced that it is working with sellers on its marketplace to help them bring in about 9,000 oxygen concentrators for customers in India.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
Shift MP to hospital from jail, directs Andhra HC
Amaravati, May 16 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Sunday directed that rebel Narsapuram MP, K. Raghurama Krishnam Raju, be shifted from Guntur district jail to a private hospital.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
States/UTs asked to measure, monitor water supply to villages
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The National Jal Jeevan Mission (NJJM) has asked all states and Union Territories (UTs) to roll out sensor-based IoT solutions to measure and monitor water supply in rural areas, so as to ensure water service delivery in rural homes by addressing various issues that cause disruption on a regular basis.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Govt to 'defend' its case legally if Cairn's seizure plan proceeds
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Amid reports of identification of Indian assets overseas worth $70 billion by UK's Cairn for potential seizure, informed sources in the government said that the Centre is well aware of its legal rights and will defend its case in courts if such proceedings materialise.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Wrestler Sonam still not fully fit for World Ranking Series
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Olympic Games-bound teenage wrestler Sonam Malik is recovering fast from a knee injury she sustained during Asian Olympic qualifier in Almaty last month. She would, however, skip next month's World Ranking Series in Poland as she is yet to resume proper training, said her coach on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Soumya killed in terror attack on Israel: Deputy Consul General
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) Soumya Santhosh, the Keralite caregiver who lost her life in the rocket attack allegedly by Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, was an angel who was killed in a terror attack on Israel, Israel's Deputy Consul General to South India, Ariel Seidman said on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Terrorism
Lewandowski equals legend Muller's 40-goal record
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) A touching gesture followed the 40th goal of this season of Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski in their 2-2 Bundesliga draw against SC Freiburg.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Cyclone Tauktae wreaks havoc on Maha coast, but no casualties
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The much-feared Cyclone Tauktae finally arrived to lash the Maharashtra coast on Sunday, uprooting scores of trees, and light-poles and causing other minor damage, but there were no reports of any casualties, officials said.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Supercomputer simulations unlock old space weather puzzle
London, May 16 (IANS) Scientists have long questioned why the bursts of hot gas from the sun do not cool down as fast as expected, and have now used a supercomputer to find out.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
'Nagin dance' punishment for violating lockdown in Rajasthan
Jaipur, May 16 (IANS Two youths are seen doing a 'Nagin' dance on the road by the police in Rajasthan, purportedly for flouting the lockdown by roaming around, as per a viral video.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Gauahar Khan: Finally getting time to feel like a newly-wedded bride
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Five months into her wedding, model-actress Gauahar Khan says she is finally getting the time and opportunity to feel like a newly-wedded bride.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Missing Kerala fishing boat located off Mangaluru, all crew safe
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) A fishing boat, with 15 aboard, which had sailed from Beypore in Kerala's Kozhikode from May 5 and was declared missing as there was no contact with it for the past couple of days, has been located off the Mangaluru coast, it was announced on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iga demolishes Karolina to capture Rome Open title
Rome, May 16 (IANS) World No.15 from Iga Swiatek of Poland was in ruthless form as she routed No. 9 seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-0, 6-0 in just 46 minutes to clinch the Italian Open title here on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Can we have end to this 'Rambo culture', asks Sajad Lone
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) People's Conference Chairman Sajad Lone has hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Police for arresting the sons of separatist leader Ashraf Sehrai.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Nadda flags off medical supplies to Himachal to fight Covid
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) BJP national president J.P. Nadda on Sunday flagged-off a large quantity of Covid-19 relief materials to Himachal Pradesh under the party's 'Seva Hi Sangathan 2.0' campaign.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
J&K sees 4,141 new Covid cases, 59 deaths
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) As many as 59 Covid patients succumbed in different hospitals of J&K on Sunday taking the total number of people killed by the pandemic in the Union Territory to 3,149.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Cyclone Tauktae: Two killed as ferocious winds, heavy rain hit Goa (Lead0
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) Stormy winds and heavy rains caused by Cyclone Tauktae claimed two lives and uprooted more than 1,000 trees in Goa, disrupting normal life and road traffic and causing power outage in most parts of the coastal state on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Now online booking on CoWIN for 2nd vax dose not before 12 weeks
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Requisite changes have now been made on the CoWIN digital portal, making online or on-site appointments for Covishield vaccine not possible if the period after first dose for a beneficiary is less than 84 days, it was announced on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
PocketFM plans expansion of operations
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Audio sharing platform PocketFM is in expansion mode and plans to expand its product and overall operations.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
Hypertension patients need to be more cautious of Covid: Experts
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) As hypertension is one of the most common comorbidity among Covid-19 patients, health experts on Sunday emphasised that they should not be worried about developing the infectious disease, but, needs to be more cautious and take adequate measures.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
N Korea withdraw from World Cup football qualifiers
Pyongyang, May 16 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Sunday confirmed the withdrawal of North Korea from the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup.
2021-05-16
Category: International, North Korea,Sports,Football
Iga crushes Karolina in Italian Open final
Rome, May 16 (IANS) World No. 15 Iga Swiatek of Poland crushed world No. 9 Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic 6-0, 6-0 in 46 minutes in the final of the Italian Open on Sunday. Iga, 19, won 93.3 per cent points on her first serve in comparison to Karolina's 44.4 percent on way to winning the one-sided contest.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Delhi Metro extends suspension of services till 'further notice'
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) In wake of the Delhi government's order of extension of lockdown in the city for another week (till May 24), the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Sunday announced it was also extending the suspension of its services "till further notice".
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Aptus Value Housing Finance files for IPO
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Aptus Value Housing Finance has filed a draft red herring prospectus with the SEBI to raise around Rs 2,600-3,000 crore.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US Prez Biden draws world-wide condemnation from Muslims
New Delhi/Washington, May 16 (IANS) President Joe Biden who came to power in the United States on a pro-minorities and human rights agenda is drawing world-wide condemnation from Muslims for his support to Israel in the ongoing violent conflict in which dozens of Palestinians have been killed.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi's Qutab Garh village struggles for Covid tests, medicines despite deaths
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Delhi's Qutab Garh village, where nearly 50 residents have lost their lives due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is still struggling to get proper testing facility to detect the deadly virus and timely medication to treat its victims.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
J&K: 66.26 lakh families to receive free 5 kg ration per person under PMGKAY
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) The Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs has started distributing an additional free 5 kg of foodgrains per person for the months of May and June, through its PDS (ration ghats) among the 66.26 lakh Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) and Priority Household (PHH) cardholders in J&K.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
British Masters golf: Shubhankar ends tied 34th, Bland wins title
Wishaw (Scotland), May 16 (IANS) Leading Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma returned his best card of the week -- a 3-under 69 -- yet ended up tied 34th at the Betfred British Masters here on Sunday. England's Richard Bland won the title, returning a six under 66 on the final day for an aggregate of 13 under par on the 72-hole course.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Golf
Haryana CM opens two Covid care hospitals
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday inaugurated a 500-bed Chaudhary Devi Lal Sanjivani Hospital in Hisar and an Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) 500-bed Covid Care hospital in Panipat district.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
2018 Aussie ball-tampering scandal monumental mistake: Bowling coach
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) Repercussions of the 2018 Australian ball-tampering scandal incident in a Cape Town Test against host South Africa is going to keep recurring forever, David Saker, who was Australia's bowling coach at the time, has said while admitting that it was a "monumental mistake".
2021-05-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Yoga Bar aims expansion of product range in FY22
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) FMCG health food brand Yoga Bar plans to expand its product range going ahead.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
3 held for selling Remdesivir at higher price in Chennai
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) A police team led by Adyar Deputy Commissioner arrested three persons for selling Remdesivir vials at higher price than its Maximum Retail Price (MRP) from Indira Nagar area here.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Explore possibility of Sputnik V procurement: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Amid continued shortage of Covid vaccine, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday directed Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan to explore the possibility of procurement of Sputnik V for the immunisation of the 18-44 age group.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
J&K Police refutes Mehbooba Mufti claim on arrest of Sehrai's sons
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police denied on Sunday that the two sons of recently-deceased separatist leader Ashraf Sehrai have been detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA).
2021-05-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Farmers protesting against Haryana CM face batons
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Farmers on Sunday held a protest against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Hisar, and were baton-charged by the police.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
1 in 2 manufacturers facing lack of skilled workers: Survey
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) More than 1 in 2 manufacturers around the world feel their organisation lacks skilled workers to support smart manufacturing digitisation plans, according to a new survey.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Covid deaths in Canada linked to dementia, Alzheimer's: Report
Toronto, May 16 (IANS) Dementia and Alzheimer's disease were the most common medical conditions linked with all Covid-19 deaths reported in 2020 in Canada, the media reported.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Canada,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
IPL helped get my rhythm back after injury layoff: Shami
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India pace bowler Mohammed Shami has said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) helped him get his "rhythm back" after a long injury layoff.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Elon Musk may create his own cryptocurrency soon
San Francisco, May 16 (IANS) After applying brakes on Bitcoin as a payment mode to buy Tesla vehicles, Elon Musk has now revealed that he might create his own cryptocurrency in the near future.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
PM 'individualised' everything to become 'Vaccine Guru': Congresss
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Attacking the Modi government's handling of the Covid pandemic, the Congress on Sunday also faulted its vaccine policy, saying the muddle arose because the "Prime Minister wanted to become the vaccine guru".
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Paralympic Games: Trials to pick Indian athletics team in June
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) will conduct national selection trials next month to select the Indian track and field team for the upcoming Tokyo Paralympic Games.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics,Other Sports
'India women's cricket team to tour Australia in September'
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) India women to tour Australia for a bilateral series in September, Australia fast bowler Megan Schutt has said. Interestingly, neither the Indian cricket board nor Cricket Australia (CA) has made an official announcement on the tour that was postponed in December due to the raging Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Nishank receives international honour, dedicates it to Covid warriors
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has been honoured with "International Invincible Gold Medal" of 2021.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Roads deserted on Bengal lockdown's first day as police keep vigil
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Police in West Bengal were on the alert on the first day of the statewide lockdown on Sunday and actively enforcing the bar on any unauthorised movement. While there were some breaches of the restrictions, the streets in Kolkata and around the state were largely deserted.
2021-05-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab Minister Singla launches 100-bed Covid facility
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Sunday launched the 'Zimmewaar Sangrur' campaign by setting up a 100-bed facility equipped with oxygen concentrators and vital measurement monitors in his hometown Sangrur.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Disappointed with AFC Cup being postponed: ATK's Kotal
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan defender Pritam Kotal is disappointed that the AFC Cup in the Maldives was postponed because of the bio-bubble breach, but said there was no option except accepting the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) decision.
2021-05-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Maha NGOs create 'jab awareness' among reluctant tribals
Nagpur (Maharashtra), May 16 (IANS) Concerned by the sheer resistance among tribals for the Covid-19 vaccine jabs, a group of NGOs and leading personalities in Maharashtra have launched an awareness drive among the forest folks for the life-saver jabs.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Need to propagate Guru Tegh Bahadur ideology: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday underscored the need to propagate the ideology of the ninth Sikh master, Guru Tegh Bahadur, around the world to promote the values of peace, harmony, secularism and coexistence, which Guru Sahib upheld through his supreme sacrifice.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Punjab extends Covid restrictions till May 31
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) With Punjab continuing to report high Covid positivity, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday ordered extension of all the existing restrictions up to May 31, with directions for strict enforcement of all curbs.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana in better position compared to other states, says KTR
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Telangana is in a better position compared to other states when it comes to the availability of oxygen and medicines, state Industry Minister K.T. Rama Rao said on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Manav Kaul: We are living in a bad dream and reminisce about good old times
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Manav Kaul on Sunday took to social media to express his mind on how he feels to be living amid a pandemic and how seeing people selflessly trying to help others makes him happy.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Android 12 might include fresh design for widgets, notifications
San Francisco, May 16 (IANS) As Google is likely to unveil Android 12 at its I/O 2021, a new leak hints that Android 12Amight include some new functional changes, including Google widgets and animations.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Wild cats pair rescued in Telangana poultry farm
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) A pair of wild cats were rescued from a poultry farm in Telangana by a team of veterinarians from the Nehru Zoological Park.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Arjun Bijlani shares his words of wisdom
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) A Actor Arjun Bijlani has shared his words of wisdom on his latest post on social media.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rlys completes challenging tunnel drive of 800m in Kolkata
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Amidst Covid-19 situation following protocol related to the pandemic, Indian Railways on Sunday announced that it has completed 800 metre challenging tunneling work in East West Metro Corridor from Sealdah to Bowbazar in Kolkata.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Madhuri Dixit: Wear your masks and get vaccinated as soon as possible
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit Nene took to social media on Sunday to express gratitude and share her love with her fans, followers, friends and industry colleagues for their wishes on her birthday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Wake up each day stronger than before: Natarajan
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Fast bowler T. Natarajan said that he is recovering from his knee surgery that had ruled him out of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL).
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cyclone Tauktae: Heavy rains claim 4 lives in Karnataka
Bengaluru, May 16 (IANS) Four persons died in isolated incidents across coastal and central Karnataka due to heavy rains and gusty winds triggered by Cyclone Tauktae during the last 24 hours, a weather official said on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Payal Ghosh learns Urdu for 'Red' by director Ashok Tyagi
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh is perfecting her Urdu for her upcoming film Red and it is the director Ashok Tyagi, who is helping her.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Max Speciality Films to invest upto Rs 50 cr in new CPP line
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Max Ventures & Industries Ltd's (MaxVIL) subsidiary Max Speciality Films Ltd (MSFL), which manufactures specialty packaging films, will invest up to Rs 50 crore in a new CPP (Cast Polypropylene) line which will have a capacity of 7.2 KTPA (kilo tonnes per annum).
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Over 20 cr vaccine doses given to states/UTs free of cost: Centre
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Over 20 crore vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs free of cost by the Centre so far and more than 1.84 crore doses are still available with them to administer to people, an official statement said on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Corona curfew' extended in Bhopal till May 24
Bhopal, May 16 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to extend the 'Corona curfew' in Bhopal till May 24. This is one of the precautionary measures taken by the state government to prevent the spread of Covid-19 infection. Earlier, the curfew in Bhopal was in force till May 17.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
No char dham, devotees allowed virtual access to shrines
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Amid the rising Covid cases, the famous Char Dham yatra has been suspended this time but the arrangement has been made for the devotees to have online 'darshan'. Millions of devotees from all across the country can 'visit' Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri Dhams (shrines), though through virtual means. Even the local residents of the district are not allowed to visit the temples.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sri Lanka arrive in Bangladesh for three-match ODI series
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) The Sri Lanka cricket team has arrived in Bangladesh for a three-match ODI series, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) tweeted on Sunday. The team will now complete three days of quarantine before it plays a practice match on May 21.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Hussey now Covid negative, set to return to Australia on Monday
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batting coach Michael Hussey has been cleared to fly back home in Australia from India after his Covid-19 test came out negative. He is set to reach home on Monday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Over a fourth of EU adults 'unlikely' to get Covid vaccinations: Survey
Brussels, May 16 (IANS) More than a quarter of adults (27 per cent) in the European Union (EU) are "very unlikely" to get themselves vaccinated against Covid-19, according to a large survey of 47,000 people, media reports said.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine
India imports $6.2bn gold in April
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India's gold imports in April stood at $6.2 billion on the back of strong consumer demand.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Haryana extends lockdown till May 24
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) The Haryana government on Sunday announced to extend the statewide lockdown till May 24 to contain the coronavirus pandemic, Home Minister Anil Vij said.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Remdesivir allocated till May 23 to States/UTs: Gowda
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has made adequate allocation of Remdesivir injection till May 23 for the treatment of Covid patients, it said.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Fair price shops to open for longer duration
Delhi, May 16 (IANS) In view of ongoing lockdown in some states and Union Territories (UTs) that may curtail the functioning hours of Fair Price Shop (FPSs), the Centre has requested the states and the Union Territories (UTs) to keep these public facilities open preferably on all days of the month.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Women offer prayers to 'Corona Mai' in UP villages
Varanasi/Kushinagar (UP), May 16 (IANS) Women in the villages of Varanasi and Kushinagar have now deified the Coronavirus and have started worshipping 'Corona Mai' to lessen her fury and save people from dying.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Police use drones for surveillance in Trichy
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) The Trichy district police have deployed drones for surveillance on whether people are coming out of their homes during the lockdown period. The drones will be in action in five divisions of Trichy district including, Lalgudi, Jeeyapuram, Musiri, Mannaparai and Thiruverumbur.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Shilpa Shetty showcases 'love in the time of Corona'
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty, who last week shared that her family tested positive for Covid-19, has showcased how love in the time of corona is on social media on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Madras HC's intervention sought to prohibit NSE co-location services
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) should be prohibited from providing the co-location facility that has already been considered as discriminatory by various authorities, including the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), according to a petition filed in the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Facebook post case: NIA raids 4 places in Tamil Nadu
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday conducted searched at four locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with an incriminating Facebook post by accused Mohammed Iqbal, an extremist advocating ideology of ISIS and Hizb-Ut-Tahrir, a fundamentalist organisation.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
UP doctors to get online training for treating black fungus cases
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Doctors in Uttar Pradesh will be given online training in the treatment of black fungus.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Indian Railway commissions Wi-Fi at 6,000th railway station
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Indian Railways has commissioned Wi-Fi at 6,000th railway station in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, the Ministry of Railways said on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Gujarat forms consortium to explore Covaxin manufacturing
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A tripartite consortium has been formed with the g
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Yogi announces free post-Covid treatment
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that the treatment of post-Covid patients will be free in the state.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
IS claims responsibility for Kabul mosque attack
Kabul, May 16 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group has claimed responsibility for a blast at a mosque in Kabul that killed at least 12 people, including the imam.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Arrest me too, Rahul tweets poster criticising Modi
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Amid reports of people being arrested for putting posters against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has dared the government to arrest him.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Tauktae: 15 fishermen who went to sea from Kozhikode missing
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) At least 15 fishermen who ventured into the sea on May 5 from Beypore port in Kozhikode are missing. All of them are natives of Tamil Nadu.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Massive turnout for pro-Palestinian protest in Paris despite ban
Paris, May 16 (IANS) Despite a ban, tens of thousands of people gathered in Paris for a pro-Palestinian demonstration, during which police used tear gas and water cannon to try to disperse the demonstrators.
2021-05-16
Category: International, France,Politics
WHO asks rich countries to delay child vax, donate jabs
London, May 16 (IANS) Rich nations must delay their plans to vaccinate their children and teenagers against Covid-19 and instead donate the jabs to low-income countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
German Chancellor candidate says husband will mind the kids if she wins
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) Annalena Baerbock, the Green party's candidate for Chancellor in Germany's upcoming federal election, has said her husband will take care of their children if she wins.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Kohli is someone I will always remember: Paine
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) Australia Test captain Tim Paine said that his India counterpart Virat Kohli is someone he will always remember. The pair have had run-ins on the field, particularly during the India's 2018/19 tour in which they won the Test series 3-1.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Naval Dockyard Vizag repairs two oxygen plants in Andhra
Visakhapatnam, May 16 (IANS) Experts from Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam have achieved a major breakthrough in repairing two major oxygen plants at Nellore and Srikalahasthi in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Cyclone Tauktae: Cabinet Secy stresses on evacuation of people
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Sunday stressed on the need to take all measures to evacuate people in the areas affected by the cyclonic storm 'Tauktae' in the Arabian Sea so as to ensure zero loss of life and damage.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Reporter sentenced to prison in Belarus
Minsk, May 16 (IANS) A correspondent for Deutsche Welle has been sentenced to 20 days in prison in Belarus, the German broadcaster said.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Belarus,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Airtel announces benefits for low-income customers amid Covid crisis
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Sunday announced special benefits for low-income customers on its network to help them stay connected during the ongoing pandemic.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
One dead, trees uprooted as Cyclone Tauktae causes disruption in Goa
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) At least one person was crushed under an uprooted tree, as normal life was thrown out of gear due to the Cyclone Tauktae with heavy rains and gusty winds causing heavy damage across the state, which has suffered from a major power outage for several hours now.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Kerala travel agent turns lifesaver, converts van into ambulance
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) Amid the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic across the country, a travel agency owner in Kerala's Balaramapuram has turned a good samaritan by converting a van into an ambulance with several essential medical supplies inside it, including an oxygen cylinder.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Shah talks to 4 CMs about preparedness on cyclone Tauktae
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday chaired a review meeting with the Chief Ministers of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Union Territory of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli to assess preparedness to deal with the cyclonic storm "Tauktae".
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Israel will pursue Hamas as long as necessary: Netanyahu
Tel Aviv, May 16 (IANS) Hamas continued to attack Israel with rockets on Sunday and the Israeli army struck back with force as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to pursue the Palestinian militant group for as long as necessary.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Maha pays rich tributes to Congress MP Rajeev Satav (Ld)
Pune (Maharashtra), May 16 (IANS) Led by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, top state leaders from various political parties paid rich tributes to Congress MP and youth leader Rajeev Satav who fell to Covid-19, here on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Dhankhar-TMC confrontation peaks in Bengal
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has warned the state's newly-elected Trinamool Congress government to "not force me to use my constitutional powers", sparking a fresh artillery exchange with the ruling party.
2021-05-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
FPIs pull out Rs 6,427 cr from Indian equities
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Foreign portfolio investors (FPI) continue to pull out investments from the Indian equities amid the severe Covid crisis and the lockdowns across states.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Raveena Tandon: Missing a bit of the red lipstick action
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) With her face covered in masks since last one year of the Covid-19 pandemic, Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon is missing putting on her favourite red lipstick.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ex-Saurashtra player Rajendrasinh Jadeja passes away
Rajkot, May 16 (IANS) Former Saurashtra pacer and match referee Rajendrasinh Jadeja passed away on Sunday due to Covid-19. He was 66.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
ASUS 'ZenFone 8' likely to arrive as '8z' in India
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Taiwanese tech giant ASUS might unveil its recently launched smartphone "ZenFone 8" as "8z" for the India market.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
PM dials UP, Chhattisgarh, Raj, Puducherry CMs on Covid
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to the Chief Ministers of four states including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over Covid-19 management measures and vaccination drive.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
India's Tejaswini wins consecutive high jump titles in USA
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Representing Kansas State University, India's Tejaswini Shankar won back-to-back men's high jump titles in the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Manhattan, USA.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Rajeev Satav was upcoming leader with much potential: PM
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed condolence over the sudden demise of Rajeev Satav, Congress in-charge of Gujarat who lost his life due to Covid on Sunday, saying he was an "upcoming leader with much potential".
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Markets to continue to remain Indecisive with downward bias (Market Watch)
Trading for the four-day week began on a strong note, but markets went into a correction mode for the next two days and Friday saw a flat market. BSESENSEX ended the week with losses of 473.92 points or 0.96 per cent at 48,732.55 points while NIFTY lost 145.35 points or 0.98 per cent to close at 14,677.80 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose 0.75 per cent, 0.75 per cent and 0.69 per cent, respectively. BSEMIDCAP lost 0.49 per cent, while BSESMALLCAP lost 0.08 per cent.
2021-05-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
TN allows Chinese Covid vaccine makers to bid unlike Mumbai
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu government's global tender for 3.5 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine does not restrict Chinese vaccine makers from bidding, said an official.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Militants trigger IED blast in J&K's Shopian
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Militants on Sunday triggered a low intensity blast in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district although no damage was caused by the explosion, officials said.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pro-Palestinian protests held in major US cities
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Demonstrators took to streets across a number of major US cities, demanding an end to the escalating violence between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shweta Tiwari flaunts perfect abs in new photo-op
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Television star Shweta Tiwari showcased her perfect abs in a new photograph she shared on social media on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
With series of setbacks, BJP loses momentum in Telangana
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) The series of electoral reverses in Telangana over last two months have dealt a huge blow to Bhrataiya Janata Party's ambitious 'Mission 2023' which it had set out for itself after the victory in Dubbak Assembly by-election and impressive performance in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls late last year.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Tisca Chopra works for transgenders, widows during Covid crisis
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Actress Tisca Chopra is doing her bit to help transgenders and widows, who have been affected by the Covid pandemic.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US nurses' union condemns CDC's advice to go maskless
Washington, May 16 (IANS) The US' union of registered nurses condemned the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for lifting mask recommendations for vaccinated people in the country, stating that it would jeopardise the health of frontline workers, the media reported.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United States,International
Now the Vadla crane goes missing in Balochistan
New Delhi, May 16: Vadla is the most "famous" female crane among the common cranes who have been visiting India for the last two years. Like last year, this year too, Vadla, tagged with a transmitter (GPS), started her journey from her winter home in Nalsarovar wetland in Gujarat to her breeding home in Kazakhstan this year on March 29.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Microsoft, AWS share top spot in Public Cloud Services market
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Microsoft shared the top position with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the worldwide public cloud services market grew 24.1 per cent (year-over-year) in 2020 with revenues reaching $312 billion, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Lockdown extended till May 24 in Delhi: Kejriwal
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi government has extended lockdown period for one more week, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
At 5.7M, Apple's notebook shipments grow 94% in Q1 2021
San Francisco, May 16 (IANS) Apple shipped 5.7 million notebook computers in the first quarter of 2021, up 94 per cent from the 2.9 million units that it shipped in the year-ago quarter.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Covaxin demonstrates protection against new variants
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Peer-review publication, Clinical Infectious Diseases, has noted that Covaxin demonstrates protection against the new Covid-19 variants.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Who is in, Who is out, only Pinarayi Vijayan knows
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) Even after two weeks of Pinarayi Vijayan winning the April 6 assembly polls when he created history by becoming the first to retain office, the only thing that's clear is, he will take oath of office on Thursday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
FB continues ban on Myanmar anti-coup groups: Report
Nay Pyi Taw, May 16 (IANS) Facebook has reportedly upheld a ban on many organisations in Myanmar that have joined forces to resist the military coup that took place on February 1.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Myanmar,Technology
Yoga guru Anand Giri expelled for being in touch with family
Prayagraj, May 16 (IANS) Yoga guru Mahant Anand Giri of the Bade Hanuman temple from Baghambari Math and the Niranjani Akhara has been expelled by the Shri Panchayati Akhara Niranjani for being in constant touch with his family which is against the traditions of 'sanyas'.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Paris Hilton is a 'butterfly babe' in latest post
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Entrepreneur-socialite Paris Hilton channelled her inner 'butterfly babe' spirit as she posted a throwback picture from her holiday in the French Polynesian island of Bora Bora.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India and France backed by QUAD may have to counter Islamic State in Mozambique
New Delhi, May 16: India and France with backup support from Japan and the United States ? key members of the Indo-Pacific QUAD, which also includes Australia ? may need to focus on Mozambique to counter the deadly Islamic State terror group.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Petrol, diesel prices rise again on Sunday
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices have increased across the four metros on Sunday after a pause for a day.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Big B warns against effects of cyclone Tauktae in Mumbai
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has warned against the effects of cyclone Tauktae in Mumbai.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Katrina Kaif decodes #EyeExpressWithKayBeauty
New Delhi, May 16 (IANSlife) Power up your beauty game with Kay Beauty's latest launch, the Kay Beauty Eyeshadow Palette. These 4 game-changing eye shadow palettes have not only been made with a lot of care but also reflect the most beautiful forms of self-expression. Celebrating #ItsKaytobeYou, these palettes are artfully rendered via beautiful illustrations exclusively for Kay Beauty, depicting 4 unique moods: Love, Pure, Soul and Free. Katrina has given a voice to emerging artist Gaurvi Sharma as she finds her work inspiring and soulful. Her designs recreated these emotions beautifully in a way that is extremely relatable to any woman. Staying true to its promise of #makeupthatkares, the eyeshadows are enriched with Aloe Vera Oil and Macadamia Nut Oil, which keep the delicate skin around the eyes hydrated, while regenerating and softening it, and providing the perfect canvas for eye shadow application.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Luxury hair care delivered at home
New Delhi, May 16 (IANSlife) Luxury Professional Hair care brand Kerastase has been offering its consumers in India a personalised yet indulgent hair care experience for more than 10 years by partnering with only the most luxurious salons across the country. The brand offers hair care rituals and home care products in more than 350 salons across 30 cities including Mumbai, NCR, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Lucknow etc.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Dark face of Covid; Covid warriors land to often recover decomposed bodies
Bengaluru, May 16 (IANS) With the exponential rise in Covid-19 cases during the second wave of the Covid-19pandemic, Karnataka is also witnessing an increase in the number of deaths. But what is worrisome is dead bodies are found in decomposed condition due to its metropolitan culture, where interaction with neighbours is near zero.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Vaccination among senior citizens showing good effects in Bengal
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) The major drive to vaccinate the aged people between the age group of 61 years and above is showing a positive effect on the health of the senior citizens of West Bengal. The fatality rate among the aged people have come down considerably in the last two months and the state government is hopeful that they will be able to protect the senior citizens from the deadly Covid-19 in the next six months.
2021-05-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Politicians, businessman, pilot join hands to ensure last rites for Covid patients
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Politicians, businessmen, a female commercial pilot and others joined hands to ensure dignity in death for Covid patients from the posh Sainik Farm area in South Delhi to the holy city of Ayodhya, by arranging their last rites.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Roblox changes 'game' with 'experience' to meet Apple standards
San Francisco, May 16 (IANS) Taking a cue from the ongoing legal battle between Epic Games and Apple over the App Store policies, popular virtual gaming platform Roblox has replaced the word 'game with 'experience on its website.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi joins hand with OLA, GiveIndia to deliver O2 concentrators
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi government will collaborate with the OLA Foundation and GiveIndia to deliver oxygen concentrators to Covid-19 patients recovering under home isolation, as well as for those who need it post-recovery under its Oxygen Concentrator Bank (OCB) scheme.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
How to encourage people with Covid-19 vax hesitancy
London, May 16 (IANS) You can't be sure, even if you're relatively young and fit, that you won't get seriously ill or struggle with long-term Covid-related problems. This could be the most effective way to strongly encourage vaccine-hesitant individuals, say researchers.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Blockbuster Italian Open final: Djokovic versus Nadal on Sunday
Rome, May 16 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia will take on No.3 Spaniard Rafael Nadal in their sixth Italian Open title clash on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
With humour and heart, quelling curiosity about periods
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) What are periods? And why is it such a big secret, 11-year-old Aditya really wants to know.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Amy Adams shares how Meryl Streep helped her calm down on set
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Oscar winning-actress Meryl Streep taught actress Amy Adams how to knit in an effort to calm down.
2021-05-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indian team can do outstanding things: Vihari
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Batsman Hanuma Vihari said that India are confident going into the World Test Championship (WTC) despite the fact that they will be facing a difficult opponent in New Zealand.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cyclone Tauktae: TN CM reviews preparedness with officials
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has directed to take necessary precautions as Cyclone Tauktae is likely to intensify further. It has asked the authorities to summon back fishermen who are in the sea.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Spurred by 'personal loss', singer Mohit Chauhan fundraises for COVID-19 equipment
New Delhi, May 16 (IANSlife) Bollywood singer Mohit Chauhan, through his NGO Nivesh and its initiative Project Bajrangi, is working to procure and supply life-saving equipment like oxygen concentrators, oxygen cylinders and oximeters to COVID-19 patients, frontline workers, their families and others in need. They are currently raising funds via crowdfunding on Donatekart.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Salman warns of consequences after 'Radhe' streamed on pirated sites
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has given a serious warning and said that action would be taken against those participating in piracy around his latest release "Radhe".
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hamas leader's house hit by Israeli strikes
Gaza, May 16 (IANS) Homes and apartments in the Gaza Strip, including the house of a Hamas leader, were bombed and destroyed as Israel slammed the region with airstrikes.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Over half of India's employees feel their best work happens outside office: Survey
New Delhi, May 16 (IANSlife) The nationwide Covid-19 lockdown has given rise to what is, in fact, the largest 'work from home' experiment in global history. The pandemic has impacted an individual's preferences of where they want to work, as a new report reveals that more than half of the employees in India feel they do their best work when not in office.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
B'desh educational institutions to stay shut till May 29
Dhaka, May 16 (IANS) Bangladesh has again extended the closure of all secondary and higher secondary educational institutions until May 29 following an ongoing Covid-19 resurgence across the country.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Cyclonic Tauktae very likely to intensify in next 24 hrs
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Severe Cyclonic Storm "Tauktae" (pronounced as Tau'Te) over east central Arabian Sea is likely to intensify further in the next 24 hours.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
9 killed in Pak shootout
Karachi, May 16 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and five others seriously injured in a shootout between two rival groups in Pakistan's Sindh province, local media reported on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
6.1-magnitude quake strikes Japan's Hokkaido
Tokyo, May 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck off Japan's Hokkaido prefecture on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
Covid cases drastically down in Italy
Rome, May 16 (IANS) Coronavirus cases across all age groups in Italy fell by 80 per cent after the first five weeks of vaccine rollout, the country's National Institute of Health (ISS) and the Ministry of Health said in a joint statement.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Jaideep was in both 'self doubt and confidence' on 'Paatal Lok' 1st day
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Actor Jaideep Ahlawat went down memory lane as he shared a picture from the first day as Hathiram from the popular web-series Paatal Lok. He says he was in self doubt and confidence at the same time.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Big B gets 2nd Covid vax, shares photo
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan has received his second dose of the vaccine against Covid-19.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Irrfan's son Babil posts picture of his 'only one' Sutapa Sikdar
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Babil Khan, son of late acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan, has shared a picture of his mother Sutapa Sikdar and penned an emotional note on social media, saying in the closing chapters of their book, he selfishly wants to be the one to take care of her.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iraq cancels lockdown, impose partial curfew
Baghdad, May 16 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have lifted the planned 10-day full lockdown to curb the rising Covid-19 infections, and replaced it with a partial curfew.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Open to new information on 2018 ball tampering scandal, says CA
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) said it is open to new information on the 2018 ball tampering scandal after Cameron Bancroft, who was at the centre of the incident, indicated that the bowlers were aware of the changes being made to the ball.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rahul, Priyanka mourn Cong leader Rajeev Satav's death
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Congress leaders have expressed grief on the demise of Rajeev Satav, Congress In-charge of Gujarat, who lost his life due to Covid on Sunday.
2021-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Egypt starts expanding Suez Canal's southern stretch
Cairo, May 16 (IANS) Egypt has started dredging works to expand the Suez Canal's southern section aimed at allowing two-way traffic in the vital waterway, authorities said.
2021-05-16
Category: International, Egypt,Politics