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8-month-old, monk die of Covid-19 in Meghalaya, Arunachal
Shillong/Itanagar, July 7 (IANS) An eight-month-old baby, who was brought from Arunachal Pradesh to Shillong with Covid-19 symptoms, died before being testing positive while a 40-year-old Buddhist monk, who was suffering from kidney-related ailments, succumbed to the disease in Arunachal Pradesh, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka Dy CM launches 6 locally developed products to fight Covid
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwathnarayan on Tuesday launched six Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) approved products made by startups to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
PE-VC investors see decline in fund raising activity: Crisil
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) As much as 90 per cent of private equity and venture capital investors envisage a decline in fund-raising activities over the next 6 to 12 months because of the Covid-19 pandemic, a Crisil Research survey showed on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
K'taka, Maha to discuss steps to control flood situation
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi would discuss measures to control the flood situation during the southwest monsoon rains with his Maharashtra counterpart Jayant Patil, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Covid impact: Odisha announces austerity measures
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday announced several austerity measures, including a ban on creation of new posts and new schemes, in view of the economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
LG Polymers CEO, 11 others arrested for Vizag gas leak
Visakhapatnam, July 7 (IANS) LG Polymers Managing Director and CEO, Sunkey Jeong and Technical Director D.S. Kim were among 12 officials of the company arrested by Visakhapatnam police on Tuesday, in connection with the styrene gas leak tragedy that left 15 dead and hundreds hospitalised in May this year.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Yes Bank Board okays fund raising by Further Public Offering
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Yes Bank on Tuesday said that its Capital Raising Committee of the Board of Directors has approved raising funds by way of a further public offering.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi Police head constable succumbs to Covid-19
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A Delhi Police head constable posted at the Paschim Vihar (West) police station in outer Delhi died of Covid-19 at a hospital on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
J&K's Covid-19 tally rises to 8,931, 5 more deaths reported
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) A total of 256 fresh cases were reported in J&K on Tuesday, taking the total number of Covid-19 patients in the Union Territory to 8,931.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
J&K Police take cognizance of posters and fake statements
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Taking cognizance of the circulation of some statements and posters attributed to the death anniversary of a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, the police have registered a case and started investigation into the matter, the J&K Police said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian chess team selection committee chief GM Ramesh resigns
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) The controversy over the selection of Indian chess team to play in the upcoming FIDE Online Chess Olympiad has resulted in the resignation of chief of the Selection Committee of All India Chess Federation (AICF) Grandmaster R.B. Ramesh.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Jio Platforms receives Rs 43,574 cr from Facebook after approvals
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Jio Platforms has received Rs 43,574 crore from Facebook, which now owns 9.99 per cent in the company.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Court grants bail to Malaysian nationals who took part in Tablighi meet
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to several Malaysian nationals chargesheeted for attending the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin in mid-March in alleged violation of visa norms and Covid-19 guidelines issued by the Indian government.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
LG Polymers CEO among 12 arrested over Vizag gas leak mishap
Visakhapatnam, July 7 (IANS) The police on Tuesday arrested 12 officials and personnel of LG Polymers in connection with the styrene gas leak tragedy near Vizag that left 12 dead and hundreds hospitalised in May this year. Police Commissioner R.K. Meena said that the arrested persons include the CEO and two Directors of the company.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Health Ministry steps in to curb black marketing of Covid drug
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry has asked all the states to strengthen their vigil so that black marketing of Covid-19 drug Remdesivir is prevented.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Raj bars schools from collecting fees till they reopen
Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Tuesday issued an order extending the deadline for school fee submission till the time they reopen. Schools are shut across the country every since the imposition of lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine
96-year-old woman recovers from Covid in Karnataka
Chitradurga (Karnataka), July 7 (IANS) A 96-year-old woman in Karnataka's Chitradurga district recovered from coronavirus in nine days and has been discharged from hospital, a health official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
The man whose life aim was to chisel a mountain into a temple
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) This is unbelievable but true. With single-minded determination and hard work, a man chiselled a mountain into a temple.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Five new faces in Prasar Bharati board
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) With nine of the 13 posts in the Prasar Bharati board becoming vacant, the Centre on Tuesday appointed five key individuals, including BJP spokesperson Shaina NC and music composer Salim Merchant, as part-time members of the coveted board.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
15 deaths, 1,498 new Covid cases push K'taka tally to 26,815
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Karnataka registered 1,498 new Covid positive cases with Bengaluru chiefly contributing to the infections as the state's tally zoomed to 26,815 cases, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Etihad plans India flights from Aug, subject to no restrictions
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways plans to operate flights to India from August 1, subject to the lifting of restrictions on international operations.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sreesanth's India XI: Rohit over Kohli for T20I captain
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) S. Sreesanth feels that Rohit Sharma would make a better captain in T20Is and says that Suresh Raina would get a place in his Indian XI. While Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are sharing the captaincy, Sreeasanth said that he believes in having one team for all formats of the game.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
We are ready for any probe, Centre has to decide: Vijayan (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) As Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan came under fire in the gold smuggling case involving the former PRO of the UAE consulate here and a Kerala woman on Tuesday, Vijayan said he is ready for any probe and it is the Centre's call.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Take feedback from Covid patients: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed officials to include coronavirus management under the 'Mo Sarkar programme to get feedback from the patients and the frontline workers.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Dubey case: Controversial Kanpur ex-SSP transferred out of STF
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Anant Dev Tiwari, the SSP of Kanpur when the slain circle officer Devendra Mishra had written him a letter complaining about the nexus between suspended Station Officer Vinay Tiwari and gangster Vikas Dubey, has been transferred.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai Covid toll zooms past China, Maha tally outstrips Saudi Arabia
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Mumbai's Covid deaths outstripped China as the city toll crossed the 5,000 mark on Tuesday, while Maharashtra raced past Saudi Arabia's total corona cases, health officials said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Harshvardhan Rane: Ditching Chinese products is the least I can do
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Harvardhan Rane has decided to ditch China-made goods. He relates with the condition of Indian soldiers at the Indo-China border.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Boman Irani, Jim Sarbh in interactive show to raise funds for Covid-affected
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actor Viraf Patell has initiated an interactive project to raise funds for people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and he has roped in industry friends including Boman Irani, Jim Sarbh and Naakul Mehta to participate.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Man with LeT links held from J&K's Sopore
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Security forces have arrested a person with alleged links to proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba from Sopore in north Kashmir on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Shivangi Joshi excited about her double role in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actress Shivangi Joshi is excited to play two characters with different personalities in the show "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai". The show is back after a three-month hiatus.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Anupam Kher shares his fantasy of sending autographed pics like in the old days
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher is missing the old days, especially the eighties when autographed pictures were in trend.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Gujarat reports record 778 new corona cases, active cases 8,913
Gandhinagar, July 7 (IANS) On the seventh consecutive day this month, Gujarat saw yet another highest spike of 778 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking its total cases to 37,636.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Amid pandemic, Delhi Police hold first virtual parade
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In a first, the Delhi Police organised the first ever 'virtual passing out parade for recruit constables and women recruit constables at the Police Training College in Jharoda Kalan, here on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Two WR officials killed in Mumbai train accident
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) In a freak accident, two Western Railway track officials, including a Senior Section Engineer, were hit and run over by a speeding suburban train near Khar station early on Tuesday morning, officials said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ankit Mohan joins 'Jag Jaanani Maa Vaishno Devi Kahani Mata Rani Ki'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) "Naagin" actor Ankit Mohan will be the new entry of the mythological show "Jag Jaanani Maa Vaishno Devi Kahani Mata Rani Ki".
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maniesh Paul to start shooting for 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Television host and actor Maniesh Paul is set to start shooting for the eighth season of "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs" from July 10.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Terrorism
Ragini Chandran gives intense look in new poster of 'Law'
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) The makers of the Kannada film "Law" have released a new intriguing poster featuring actress Ragini Chandran.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sahil Vaid: Glad I got to work with Sushant in 'Dil Bechara'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actor Sahil Vaid feels glad to have had a chance to work with the late Sushant Singh Rajput in Mukesh Chhabra's "Dil Bechara".
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
RS Secretariat issues do's & don'ts for Parl Committee meets
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Secretariat issued a circular on Tuesday, listing measures to ensure resumption of Parliamentary Committee meetings amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
COVID-19: Ganguly fan club to distribute masks, feed poor on his b'day
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) A city-based Sourav Ganguly fan club will distribute masks with the BCCI President's photo printed on them on his 48th birthday -- on Wednesday -- as part of their endeavour to help the needy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Bengali actor Arun Guhathakurta succumbs to Covid-19
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Veteran Bengali film actor Arun Guhathakurta succumbed to Covid-19 at a south Kolkata hospital around 1.45 pm on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dubey's old video surfaces, shows gangster resolving disputes
Kanpur, July 7 (IANS) An old video of gangster Vikas Dubey has surfaced in which he can be seen interacting with the local people and resolving their disputes.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Finance, IT stocks lift equity indices, Nifty ends near 10,800
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The rally continued in the domestic stock market on Tuesday with both BSE Sensex and the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange rising for the fifth straight session.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra govt speeds up mega housing scheme for 30L BPL families
Amaravati, July 7 (IANS) Despite the financial pressures brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is speeding up the groundwork to deliver one of his most ambitious poll promises -- housing for 30 lakh below the poverty line (BPL) families of the state by 2024.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Spend 50% capex by Sep to help economy out of Covid, PSUs told
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) With a view to pump up expenditure and improve investment climate in the country hit by Covid-19 pandemic, the government has asked public sector undertakings to become vehicles of growth and complete 50 per cent of their capital expenditure for FY21 before the end of September quarter.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
110 K'taka pharmacies lose licences for withholding data
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) The Karnataka government has annulled the licences of 110 pharmacies for failing to report the sales data of medicines used for treating symptoms similar to Covid-19 amid the pandemic, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Power industry seeks govt support for extending FGD deadline
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The power committee of industry body FICCI has sought the government's help for installation of Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) at operational Independent Power Producers (IPP) and Captive Power Producers (CPP).
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Tibetans in Ladakh feel freedom from China is closer now (IANS Exclusive)
Leh, July 7 (IANS) The Tibetan government's (in exile) chief representative officer in Ladakh believes that independent Tibet has come closer to its fulfilment because the Chinese Communist Party is facing unprecedented international pressure.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
SAI keen to hire consultant for Rs1 cr with eye on 2024 & 2028 Oly glory
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A High Performance Consultant with an annual salary of Rs 1-1.5 crore is among the appointments that the Sports Authority of India (SAI) is mulling in its plans for preparations towards the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. Additionally, SAI is also looking to hire four senior research officers, five athlete relationship officers and five research officers.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Shilpa Shetty warns about the challenges of starting a new fitness routine
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actress and fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty has warned about the challenges one faces while starting a new fitness routine.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood