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Dhoni predicts turn, Samson surprised by it
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni's experience in cricket helped him to predict correctly the timing of the turn on the pitch. But his opposite number in Rajasthan Royals (RR), also a fellow wicket-keeper, was shocked by the turn during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Tension in TN hospital as kin cite lack of oxygen for deaths
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Tension prevailed at the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital in Tamil Nadu on Monday with the relatives of patients alleging the death of six patients due to disruption in supply of oxygen.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Jadeja, Ali spin CSK to 45-run win over RR
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) spinners Ravindra Jadeja (2/28) and Moeen Ali (3/7) weaved a web around Rajasthan Royals (RR) batsmen to help their team win their Indian Premier League (IPL) match by 45 runs at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Meeting to choose new CBI chief to be held after May 2, SC told
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the Congress leader in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, would not be available to participate on May 2 meeting of a high-powered committee, including the Prime Minister, for appointment of the CBI Director, and therefore, it will be convened after May 2.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Covid control room to resume functioning in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 control room will resume functioning in Hyderabad in view of the massive surge in the cases.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Two terrorists killed in Shopian encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) A second terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and the security forces in the Zeipora area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'All eligible in J&K must get vaccinated immediately'
Jammu, April 19 (IANS) Describing the present situation as challenging, a top Jammu and Kashmir official on Monday asked all eligible people to get vaccinated immediately.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana CM tests positive for Covid
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday tested positive for Covid-19, a top official said.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Champions League expanded as Super League slammed
Berlin, April 19 (IANS) UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has threatened to ban players from international competition after plans for a breakaway Super League competing with the Champions League sparked a furious row in European football.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
TTD Chief Executive to head Andhra Covid command centre
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) Amid rising coronavirus infections, the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday appointed Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) executive officer K.S. Jawahar Reddy as the Chairperson of Covid command and control centre.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
NDMC offers its institutions to create facility for 8K Covid beds
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Amid the shortage of beds for Covid patients, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Monday offered its schools and community centres to create an infrastructure for 8,000 beds.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jubilant arm develops oral Remdesivir to treat Covid
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Drug maker Jubilant Pharmova's subsidiary Jubilant Pharma on Monday said it has developed an oral formulation of remdesivir for non-invasive treatment of coronavirus.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
BJP parliamentary board to decide next CM of Assam : Amit Shah
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's joint leadership has brought a remarkable change in Assam, but the BJP's parliamentary board would decide the next Chief Minister after the declarations of the results of the elections.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Decision on Covidcurbs to be taken on April 20: Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, April 19 (IAN) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa said on Monday that decisions to issue fresh rounds of curbs to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the state will be taken after discussing it in an all-party meeting that is scheduled to be held virtually at 4:30 pm on Tuesday (April 20).
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Covid-19 resurgence may impact securitisation volumes: Crisil
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Securitisations volumes in the near term could be impacted by rising Covid-19 cases and the resultant restrictions being imposed in a number of states, said ratings agency Crisil.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra govt hospitals equipped with 41,662 doses of Remdesivir
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) Amid the resurging Coronavirus pandemic, Andhra Pradesh health department on Monday took an inventory of its Remdesivir injections, hospital beds and other crucial items required to tackle the virus in government hospitals.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
WeWork India launches WeWork Business Solutions
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Flexible workspace company WeWork India on Monday announced the launch of WeWork Business Solutions (WBS) for its members.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Educational institutes in Himachal to close till May 1
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday decided that all educational institutions of the state would be closed till May 1.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
SC notice on plea questioning Indian brands of honey
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from Centre and states on a plea seeking permanent ban on all unauthorised production, and companies and individuals carrying out illegal adulterated honey business.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Andhra logs 5,963 Covid cases, active tally at 48k
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Monday reported 5,963 new Covid-19 cases, raising the overall tally beyond 9.68 lakh, while the state's active cases breached the 48,000-mark to reach 48,053.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Tech Mahindra acquires 100% stake in DigitalOnUs
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Digital transformation leader Tech Mahindra on Monday said it has acquired DigitalOnUS, a leading hybrid cloud and DevOps services provider, to augment hybrid-cloud offerings for enterprise customers globally.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
ender-affirming hormone therapy may up high BP risk
New York, April 19 (IANS) Gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) was associated with blood pressure changes in both transgender men and women, according to new research.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
K'taka contemplates to postpone Zilla Panchayat and Taluk Panchayat polls
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Amid the pandemic's rising second wave, Karnataka is contemplating postponing elections the to zilla panchayats (ZPs) and taluk panchayats (TPs).
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Neha Kakkar: My fans are my extended family
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Singer Neha Kakkar says she loves creating content and interacting with fans on social media. The signer along with her husband Rohanpreet Singh will create short content for a social media platform.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UK to imposes travel restrictions on passengers coming from India
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The UK will impose travel restrictions on air passengers coming from India due to the fast-spreading coronavirus variant in the South Asian country, reports said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Varun Konidela's selfie is about his Monday mood
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Telugu star Varun Konidela expressed his Monday mood to fans with a selfie on social media.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Deputy Election Commissioner holds review meeting with TN officials
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The Deputy Election Commissioner of India, Chandra Bhushan Kumar, on Monday held a review meeting with the Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu, Satyabrata Sahoo, and other officials on the counting arrangements at the centres. The meeting was held through video conferencing.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
As Covid cases spike, Kerala enforces two weeks night curfew
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) A high level committee, chaired by Kerala Chief Secretary V.P. Joy, on Monday decided to impose a night curfew from 9 p.m to 5 a.m. starting Tuesday, for the next two weeks in order to curb the rising spike in Covid cases in the state.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: People across the world will identify with 'Toofaan'
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra feels his upcoming boxing film "Toofaan" is an underdog tale about "spreading love", which is why the audience is sure to connect with the Farhan Akhtar-starrer.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India known as 'pharmacy of world' because of pharma industry's efforts: PM
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it is because of the efforts of the pharmaceutical industry that today India is identified as 'pharmacy of world'. He made this remark during an interaction with leaders of the pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Persepolis the toughest test of my career: FC Goa's Martins
Goa, April 19 (IANS) FC Goa midfielder Glan Martins, who has earned praise for his exploits in the first two Group E games of the AFC Champions League (ACL), feels that the game against Iran's Persepolis FC on Tuesday will be the 'toughest test' of his career.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Cricket
Playing Ahilyabai inspired child star Aditi Jaltare to study harder
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Child actress Aditi Jaltare, who plays the role of Ahilyabai Holkar in the show "Punyashlok Ahilyabai", says she has imbibed a lot from her on-screen avatar.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP to hold small public meeting in the remaining phase of West Bengal Polls
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Concerned with the rising case of Covid, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday decided not to hold big rallies in poll bound West Bengal.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Chennai Super Kings make 188/9 vs Rajasthan Royals
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Cameos from Dwayne Bravo (20 not out off 8 balls) and Sam Curran (13 off 6 balls) helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) put up a challenging 188 for nine in their 20 overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Vaccine for all above 18 years: Thackeray thanks PM
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday warmly welcomed the Centre's decision to allow vaccination for all citizens above the age of 18.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Kajal Pisal on battling Covid: I'm in the worst phase of my life
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Television actress Kajal Pisal tested positive for Covid-19. She says her condition has only worsened despite the fact that a fortnight has passed after she contracted the coronavirus.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amazon vs Future: SC says will decide case, stays HC proceedings
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the proceedings before the single judge and division bench of the Delhi High court on the Amazon-Future deal.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lavanya wants you to try this while everyone's checking their phones
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) South star Lavanya Tripathi's Monday post on Instagram suggests a quirky activity while everyone is busy checking their phones.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AIIMS to shut OPD services from Apr 22, switch to teleconsultation
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Amid the surge in Covid-19, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday announced it was shutting its physical OPD services from April 22 and postponing routine admissions of patients in view to augment resources for treatment of Covid-19 patients.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Shilpa Shetty talks about lockdown stress in new post
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Monday opened up on the need to stay fit and healthy amid the stress caused by lockdown and other restrictions. The actress also highlighted the importance of keeping one's body safe from the effect of restricted movements.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Jagananna Vidya Deevena credits Rs 671 crore into mothers' accounts
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday credited Rs 671.4 crore into the mothers' bank accounts of 10.8 lakh students pursuing higher education as part of theJagananna Vidya Deevena scheme.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Baramullaa-Banihal railway line to be electrified
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) The 137 kilometer Baramulla-Banihal railway line in Jammu and Kashmir shall be electrified and work on the project shall be started in a week's time,Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Maniesh Paul asks fans how he looks clean-shaven
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actor Maniesh Paul took to Instagram on Monday to post a selfie flaunting a clean-shaven look, dressed in a blue hoodie.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Karnataka Governor to hold all-party meet on Covid resurgence
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala would preside over an all-party virtual meeting on the Covid pandemic's second wave sweeping the southern state on Tuesday, an official said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Nagal crashes out in first round of Barcelona Open
Barcelona, April 19 (IANS) The pressure of playing back-to-back qualifiers followed by a main draw match the next day took a toll on India's top-ranked tennis player Sumit Nagal as he bowed out in the opening round of the ATP 500 Barcelona Open on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Tulsi Kumar feels blessed to have performed at Vaishno Devi shrine
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Singer Tulsi Kumar performed at Vaishno Devi, and she says it was a blessing to be able to perform at the shrine during the ongoing festival of Navratras.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP MLA asks Yogi to defer panchayat polls
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) BJP MLA from Banda, Prakash Dwiwedi, has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, asking him to immediately stop the ongoing panchayat elections.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sukhbir Badal to sue 2015 police firing case probe chief
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said he had never met Ajit Singh, a witness in the 2015 Kotkapura police firing case, and that he would file a defamation suit against Inspector General (IG) Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh for falsely claiming that he had tried to lure the witness.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
After 4 Covid deaths, Andhra secretariat employees seek wfh facility
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) With four Andhra Pradesh secretariat employees succumbing to Coronavirus in the past four days, employees on Monday requested the state government to allow them to work from home.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Yogi govt won't impose lockdown in 5 cities
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government will not implement the lockdown in five cities as ordered by the Allahabad High Court on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
J&K logs 1,516 new Covid cases, active cases cross 12K
Jammu, April 19 (IANS) An alarming Covid-19 spread continued in J&K on Monday as 1,516 new cases came to light during last 24 hours and the number of active cases crossed the 12,000 mark.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Sneha Khanwalkar on composing music for 'Kathmandu Connection'
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Composer Sneha Khanwalkar is back scoring music for the upcoming web series "Kathmandu Connection". She says it was a different experience composing music for a thriller.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Religious parties stand with proscribed TLP in countrywide strike
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Prominent religious political parties along with many religious organisations have decided to side with the freshly proscribed religious organization, Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP), announcing a shutter-down strike on Monday, in protest against the violence and protests, that have led to clashes between the police, and have claimed lives of locals.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Kerala passenger fined for not wearing mask on Chennai flight
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) A domestic air passenger was fined for not wearing a mask inside the flight on Monday, a police official said.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Everyone above 18 eligible for anti-Covid vax from May 1 (ld)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Union Government on Monday announced that everyone above the age of 18 will be eligible to get a vaccine against Covid-19 from May 1. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
To save Great Indian Bustard, SC recommends underground powerlines, divertors
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed formation of committee to evaluate feasibility of underground powerlines to save the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) from extinction.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Religious, political parties misused Islam to damage Pakistan: Imran
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has lashed out at political and religious parties in the country for misusing religion for their own personal gains.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Bipasha Basu has 'prayers for all' during these testing times
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu on Monday uploaded an Instagram image that captures her meditation. In the caption, she spoke of how humanity is the need of the hour more than ever, during these times of the pandemic.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid: Sena wants special LS meet, BJP seeks Maha legislature session
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) The ruling Shiv Sena and Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday demanded special sessions of the Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Legislature respectively to discuss the Covid-19 situation.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Migrants once again queue up at bus stands to head home
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) After the Delhi government announced a week long lockdown from Monday 10 p.m. to arrest the spike of Covid cases, Anand Vihar and Kaushambi bus stands of Delhi and UP are once again abuzz with migrant labourers, who are fleeing from the city fearing that the shutdown of the public transport may force them to walk hundreds of kilometers, a scene reminiscent of the last year.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sanya Malhotra flaunts a few throwback moves
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra on Monday posted a throwback dance video on Instagram, where she is seen adding a contemporary touch to the song "Radha" from the 2000 film "Lagaan".
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maharashtra's Covid 'rage' cools, but active cases increase
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) A day after setting new records, Maharashtra's Covid-19 cases and fatalities fell significantly on Monday though the number of active cases spiked, health officials said.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Corona test mandatory for patients visiting Haryana hospitals
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday said COVID-19 test would be conducted for patients going to private and government hospitals with symptoms like cough, cold, sore throat or fever to ensure proper treatment is given to them.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National
Rahul Bose looks for solutions amid growing Covid crisis
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actor Rahul Bose on Monday shared words of encouragement with netizens at a time when the nation is battling the second wave of Covid.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid-19: Oxygen requirement in Goa likely to double in future
Panaji, April 19 (IANS) Even as the state's requirement for oxygen is set to double, according to Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, the state government is leaving no stone unturned to supplement its inventory of oxygen supplies, even reaching out to government and private players in states like Kerala and Karnataka.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Goa,National
Sharon Osbourne plans a tell-all book on 'The Talk' controversy
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) British television personality Sharon Osbourne, who got into a heated discussion about her friend Piers Morgan with "The Talk" host Sheryl Underwood, says she didn't sign any gagging order and is all set to write a tell-all book about what happened.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rising Covid cases, curbs pull markets' lower; Sensex down 1.80% (Roundup)
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Rising cases of Covid-19 infections, along with imposition of new movement restrictions to curb the virus' spread, pulled India's equity markets lower on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
South India Rally postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The South India Rally, a round of the 2021 Indian National Rally Championship (INRC), scheduled for April 23-25, has been postponed in the wake of fresh government restrictions due to rising number of Covid-19 cases, organisers Madras Motor Sports Club said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Deepshikha Nagpal: With my personality I can't be cast in a 'bechari' role
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Television actress Deepshikha Nagpal rose to fame after playing some grey shades and negative roles. She says while being cast in negative roles used to bother her earlier, she has now made peace with the situation.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Centre nod for credit support for SII, Bharat Biotech
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) In a bid to boost vaccine production amid rising Covid cases, the Centre has given in-principle approval for credit to vaccine-makers, the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech, it was announced on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Saiyami Kher: Keep politics, religion aside during 'darkest times'
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actress Saiyami Kher on Monday requested all to keep politics and religion aside, as we pass through one of the darkest phases in human history owing to the pandemic.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lockdown or curfew? Decide in 48 hrs, HC tells Telangana
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Monday directed the state government to take a decision within 48 hours on imposing night curfew or weekend lockdown to check the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rahul Chahar has got bowling intelligence: Jayawardene
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Leg-spinner Rahul Chahar isn't just skillful but has also developed the ability to tweak his game-plan as per the batsman's strategy, said Mumbai Indians (MI) head coach Mahela Jayawardene on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Lack of management at makes attendants angry LBS hospital
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Abdul, a 38 year-old hospitality management employee, waiting for his turn to get his Covid-19 test done at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital on Monday, questioned the safety the preparations, saying that a sample testing centre was made at the corner of the building resulting in congestion.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Arjun Kanungo: OTT must credit musicians while using songs
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Singer Arjun Kanungo on Monday addressed streaming platforms, asking them to give singers and musicians due credit if their tracks are used in any online production.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Remdesivir injections airlifted to MP
Bhopal, April 19 (IANS) Efforts are on to provide better treatment to patients infected with coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh. The measures include Remdesivir injections which have immensely helped treat the people. These injections are being supplied by airways in different parts of the state so that the people who need it can get them in time.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Everyone above 18 eligible for anti-Covid vax from May 1
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Union Government on Monday announced that everyone above the age of 18 will be eligible to get a vaccine against Covid-19 from May 1. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Two bar girls raped in Patna, accused held
Patna, April 19 (IANS) Two bar girls including a minor were allegedly raped by an orchestra organiser in Patna on Sunday, an official said here on Monday. The accused has been arrested.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BPCL starts supply 100 MT of medical grade oxygen to hospitals
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Oil marketing major BPCL has started the supply of medical grade oxygen to hospitals at 'no cost' in the view of shortage impacting critical patients of Covid-19.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Marvel unveil first Asian superhero Shang-Chi
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Marvel Studios have unveiled the teaser trailer and first look of their first superhero film with an Asian protagonist, "Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings". The launch happened on Monday, to mark the birthday of Canadian actor Simu Liu, who plays the title role of superhero Shang-Chi.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
KIMS performs highest number of Covid double lung transplants
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Doctors at the Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), have performed 12 Covid double lung transplants amid 50 lung and heart transplants overall between September 2020 and April 2021, the institution said.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Covid resurgence: Bengal reeling under scarcity of beds
Kolkata. April 19 (IANS) The family members of Manas Santra - a 51-year-old businessman from South Kolkata who was detected with Covid-19 on Sunday mornin -- allege he was rejected by all the government hospitals before he was admitted to a private nursing home where there is hardly any facility to treat a covid patient.
2021-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National
New party takes charge of Tripura tribal autonomous council
Agartala, April 19 (IANS) After a landslide victory, the newly formed 'TIPRA Motha', which in the April 6 elections had defeated the ruling BJP-IPFT alliance, took over the governance of the politically important Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC).
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
UEFA delays decision on Munich and other Euro 2020 hosts
Berlin, April 19 (IANS) European football ruling body UEFA has given Munich and other cities further time to decide on whether fans can be admitted to Euro 2020 games this summer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Justice Srikrishna-led panel to manage Gokarna Mahabaleshwara temple: SC
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday appointed a committee headed by former top court judge Justice B.N. Srikrishna to manage the affairs of the ancient Gokarna Mahabaleshwara Temple in Karnataka, as an interim arrangement.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
PM emphasises on transformational role of doctors in society
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged doctors from cities with experience in Covid management to reach out to those in the underserved areas by hand-holding, training, online consultations to ensure that protocols are followed.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Telangana CM tests positive for Covid
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has tested Covid positive, a top official said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
As Covid soars, Maha hints at more stringent lockdown norms
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) As Covid-19 cases and fatalities continue to soar, leaders of Maharashtra's ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) on Monday hinted at even more stringent lockdown norms likely to be clamped to break the chain of the virus.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Covid positive Sameera Reddy shares family health update
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Sameera Reddy on Monday opened up on how the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting children. The actress took to social media to share how she and her husband tested positive soon after their children, Nyra and Hans, contracted the virus.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ashok Gehlot govt bets big on renewable energy
Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) In the first Board of Investment (BOI) meeting chaired by CM Ashok Gehlot on Monday, Rajasthan Government cleared the customised package of incentives for investment worth over Rs. 1,67,000 crore in the state, of which the major contributor sector is renewable energy.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Covid: Third booster vaccine may make immunity last longer
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The coronavirus is mutating, producing new variants and spreading rapidly across the world. While the available vaccines may be able to hold fort against these new variants, it is not yet known how long our immunity will last. Hence, a third booster vaccine or an annual vaccine may be key in protecting people, health experts said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BJP, oppn criticise night curfew decision in Bihar
Patna, April 19 (IANS) Amid rising Covid cases, the BJP in Bihar challenged the night curfew decision of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said that it will not help fight the pandemic in the state.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Bihar,National
Biden summit 'needs' emissions reduction, finance commitments
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) US President Joe Biden invited 40 world leaders to the Leaders' Summit on Climate on April 22-23.
2021-04-19
Category: International, India,Politics
ICC bans Sri Lanka cricketer Lokuhettige for eight years
Dubai, April 19 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka ODI and T20 cricketer Dilhara Lokuhettige was on Monday banned from all forms of cricket for eight years after an International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching the world cricket governing body's Anti-Corruption Code.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Hamilton abandons bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games
London, April 19 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Monday was left with no clear bidders for the 2026 edition of its biggest sporting extravaganza after the Hamilton Bid Committee abandoned its bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Barkha Singh to play con bride in romantic crime thriller series
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actress Barkha Singh is all set to essay a con bride in an upcoming romantic crime thriller web series, where she features alongside Tanuj Virwani.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS after testing Covid positive
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was admitted to the AIIMS for treatment after testing Covid positive on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rajasthan Royals win toss, opt to bowl
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals won the toss and opted to bowl in their match against Chennai Super Kings here at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Rashmika Mandanna: No film industry is different, everyone is a storyteller
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Actress Rashmika Mandanna started her career with Kannada film and successfully entered Telugu and Tamil films. She is now set to make her Bollywood debut with "Mission Majnu", followed by her role in the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer "Goodbye". Rashmika feels there is no difference when it comes to working in any industry.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid-19: Parents should not allow youngsters to party on Goa beaches, says Health Minister
Panaji, April 19 (IANS) Parents should rein in youngsters partying on Goa's beaches without following SOPs, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Monday, saying such reckless abandon was causing a spike in Covid-19 cases in the state.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Goa,National
Notice to HP University VC over his appointment
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Principal Secretary to Governor-cum-Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh University and its Vice-Chancellor Sikander Kumar in a petition demanding to quash the latter's appointment.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
One terrorist killed in J&K's Shopian encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) One terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in the Zeipora area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Congress questions govt over UAE claims of brokering Indo-Pak contact
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has questioned the government over an UAE diplomat's claims of brokering contacts between India and Pakistan.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Congress opens Covid Control room in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) With Covid cases in Kerala spiking, the Congress on Monday decided to open a state level control room in the party headquarters here, to address doubts of people among other objectives.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Hardik's fielding inside circle adds to India's resources
Chennai/Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Hardik Pandya's shoulder niggle seems to have turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the Indian team since due to the injury they have been able to discover a close-in fielder.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
New sweat sensor can alert impending Covid cytokine storm
New York, April 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed a sweat sensor that acts as an early warning system for a looming cytokine storm -- a surge of pro-inflammatory immune proteins --, which could help doctors more effectively treat patients Covid-19.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Raje's silence on BJP in her tweet on bypolls surprises party leaders
Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) Although it has been two days since the by-polls are over in Rajasthan, the tweet shared by former CM Vasundhara Raje on voting day continues to be a point of discussion. It raised eyebrows in political corridors and surprised many senior leaders as she did not mention the party even once: rather, she asked voters to follow Covid protocol while voting.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Resurgent Covid to heavily dent 2W sales: MOFSL
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Resurgence of Covid-19 cases is expected to drag the two-wheeler sectors' off-take lower by 30-50 per cent in April, Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd (MOFSL) said in a report.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Puducherry death rate at 1.5%, higher than national average
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) After five Covid patients died in Puducherry in the past 24 hours taking the death toll to 713, the Union Territory touched a fatality rate of 1.5 per cent which is above the national average of 1.2 per cent.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Nikki Tamboli asks fans to 'move on' from 'Bigg Boss 14'
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actress Nikki Tamboli, who was last seen in the controversial reality show "Bigg Boss 14", has urged fans to stop fighting about issues that cropped up on the reality show. Nikki tweeted on Monday urging fans to "move on", promising them "exciting news soon".
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India-born Druva raises $147M at $2B valuation
Pune, April 19 (IANS) Cloud data protection and management company Druva on Monday announced it has raised $147 million led by CDPQ, a global investment group, taking its valuation to $2 billion.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Kareena: Came back gaining eight kilos after Tuscany trip with Saif
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor Khan says she gained eight kilos after her recent holiday in Tuscany with her husband, actor Saif Ali Khan, because all she did was watch the chef make pizzas day!
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tough competition for slots has made hockey team formidable: Lakra
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) India hockey team forward Shilanand Lakra says the extremely tough competition for a place in the senior team has made it a formidable unit, and the results were visible during the tour of Argentina recently.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
India Open badminton tournament postponed due to Covid-19
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The India Open Super 500 badminton tournament has been postponed indefinitely due to the rising cases of Covid-19 in New Delhi, Badminton Association of India (BAI) general secretary Ajay Kumar Singhania said in a virtual press conference on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
After 24 yrs, resettlement of Mizoram's tribals in Tripura begins
Agartala, April 19 (IANS) The resettlement of Reang tribal refugees, sheltered in seven relief camps in northern Tripura after they fled from Mizoram 24 years ago following ethnic strife in the adjoining state, started on Monday, more than 15 months after an agreement was signed in Delhi, officials said.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Free 'last ride service' resumes in Cyberabad
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) With increasing number of calls for transportation of bodies of Covid victims to crematoriums, Feed the Needy team in Cyberabad on Monday resumed its free 'last ride service'.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Britain considering 'range of options' to prevent Super League
London, April 19 (IANS) The British government is considering a range of options to prevent the European Super League from going ahead, a spokesperson for the prime minister has confirmed.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
SC junks Trinamool leader plea seeking 100% VVPAT in Assembly polls
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea by Trinamool Congress leader seeking a direction to the Election Commission to introduce 100 percent Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) system in the EVMs amid the ongoing polls. VVPAT is a method of providing feedback to voters using EVMs.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Allahabad HC orders lockdown in 5 UP cities till April 26
Prayagraj, April 19 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court on Monday ordered a complete lockdown in five cities in Uttar Pradesh till April 26.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJP demands action against Sena MLA for 'threatening' Fadnavis
Thane, April 19 (IANS) The Mumbai Bharatiya Janata Party President and legislator M. P. Lodha on Monday demanded action against Shiv Sena MLA Sanjay Gaikwad for allegedly threatening Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis after a row erupted over the seizure of a Remdesivir stock on Saturday-Sunday night.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
FC Goa on a real high, says rival team Persepolis FC coach
Goa, April 19 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa received huge praise from rivals Persepolis FC head coach Yahya Golmohammadi on Monday, who said that they will be a really tough team to beat when the two teams clash on Tuesday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Night schedule of long distance buses to change in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu state transport corporation is to alter the services of long distance buses which generally ply after 7 p.m. With the surge in Covid cases, the department will be altering the services of these buses to morning time instead of overnight and late night travels.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Punjab imposes stricter curbs as Covid cases rise
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) As Covid-19 cases continue to rise rapidly in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered stricter restrictions beginning on Tuesday, including extension of night curfew timings from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., closure of all bars, cinema halls, gyms, spas, coaching centres with restaurants and hotels to be open only for takeaway and home delivery.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Indian Navy seizes drugs worth Rs 3K cr from Pakistani boat, meant to fund terror
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Indian Navy seized a Pakistani fishing boat with contraband worth approximately Rs 3,000 crore in the Arabian Sea on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Covid-19: Goa NSUI activists demand postponement of Class X, XII exams, detained
Panaji, April 19 (IANS) Forty National Students Union of India (NSUI) activists were detained by the Goa Police amid protests outside Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's official residence in Panaji, demanding scrapping of exams for Class X and XII due to the spike in Covid-19 cases in the coastal state.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Goa,National
Now transfer your FB posts, notes to Google Documents, WordPress
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Facebook on Monday introducing two new data portability types that will help users directly transfer their posts and notes to Google Documents, Blogger and WordPress.com.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Big B recites 'Hanuman Chalisa' in first look of Kunal Kohli's 'Ramyug'
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Kunal Kohli launched the first look of his series "Ramyug" on Monday. Amitabh Bachchan recites the "Hanuman Chalisa" in the first look of the show, to be launched on an OTT platform.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
We are nursing Hardik's shoulder, he may bowl later: Mahela
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Hardik Pandya, who hasn't bowled at all in the first three matches of Mumbai Indians, could be bowling in this Indian Premier League (IPL), said Mahela Jayawardene, the head coach of Mumbai Indians.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Mamata Banerjee blames 'outsiders' for spread of viruS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee blamed the people coming from outside for election purposes responsible for the rapid spread of Covid-19 in the state. Asking the people not to panic, the chief minister said that the government will take every possible step to put a check on the uncontrolled spread of the virus.
2021-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National
DRDO develops SpO2 based oxygen delivery system
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed SpO2 (Blood Oxygen Saturation) supplemental Oxygen Delivery System for soldiers posted at extreme high altitudes.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
What lies behind Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan's challenge to the state?
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan's government has been put under a severe challenge and test by an Islamist party, which has wrecked havoc in the country this week with its anti-France protests, demanding the government to expel the French Ambassador and cut all relations with the European nation over blasphemous cariacatures against the Prophet Mohammad.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Kangana talks of parents' love story on their wedding anniversary
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Monday tweeted about the love story of her parents, on the occasion of their wedding anniversary. She shared a black and white photograph of her parents' wedding in the post, too.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Medical team attacked in UP district
Ballia (UP), April 19 (IANS) Three medical personnel, including two doctors, and their driver were injured after their car was attacked by a group of people when they had gone to give medicines to a Covid patient.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Black marketing of medicines thrives in MP amid 2nd Covid wave
Bhopal, April 19 (IANS) As the second wave of coronavirus infection in Madhya Pradesh takes a turn for the worse, there is a shortage of facilities at the hospitals in the state and the black marketing of medicines and medical equipment is also going on.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Chahar vs Ashwin key battle in MI-DC clash (Lead Preview: Match 13)
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The finalists of the last edition, both Mumbai Indians (MI) and Delhi Capitals (DC) have taken the early initiative this season and climbed to the top half of the points table and are just behind Royal Challengers Bangalore, who sit at the top.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Challenging outing for racer Rabindra at Monza
Monza (Italy), April 19 (IANS) India's Akhil Rabindra and his French team-mate Hugo Conde faced a tough test in the European GT4 Championship, retiring in Race 1 and finishing 13th in the second at the Monza circuit in Italy.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports
Mumbai City extend winger Bipin Singh's contract till 2025
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Reigning Indian Super League (ISL) champions Mumbai City FC on Monday extended the contract of 26-year-old winger from Manipur, Bipin Singh, till May 2025.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Amid Covid, Andhra suspends classes for 1 to 9 standards
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) Amid resurging Coronavirus cases, the Andhra Pradesh government has suspended classes for students from standards I to IX from Tuesday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Schools to remain shut in Bengal till further notice
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Considering the unprecedented spurt in Covid-19 cases, the West Bengal government has announced that all the state-run schools will remain closed from Tuesday till further notice.
2021-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
NASA launches mini helicopter on Mars in historic feat
Washington, April 19 (IANS) In a historic feat for humankind, NASA on Monday successfully launched the first powered, controlled flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on another planet.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Top Hefazat leader sent to 7-day custody for attempt to murder, vandalism
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) A Dhaka court on Monday placed radical outfit Hefazat-e-Islam's joint secretary general Mamunul Haque on seven-day remand in a case filed last year at the Mohammadpur police station.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Chahar vs Ashwin key battle in MI-DC clash (Preview: Match 12)
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The finalists of the last edition, both Mumbai Indians (MI) and Delhi Capitals (DC) have taken the early initiative this season and climbed to the top half of the points table and are just behind Royal Challengers Bangalore, who sit at the top.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Online grocery orders surge as Delhi announces lockdown
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ordering a week-long lockdown on Monday, online delivery platforms saw a huge rush in orders, with order waiting time increasing by three-four days in the capital as well as in the NCR.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Delhi liquor shops witness long queues as city goes for lockdown
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Long queues were witnessed at Delhi liquor shops on Monday after the Delhi government announced a week long lockdown in the national capital due to the rising Covid cases. Social distancing went for a toss as people queued up to get their stock for the week.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi government announces lockdown, exempts essential services (ld)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) In an attempt to curb the spread of Covid in the national capital, the Delhi Government has announced a weeklong lockdown starting from 10 pm on Monday night to 5 am next Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab CM raises alarm over vaccine, oxygen shortage
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday urged the Centre to send immediate supplies of vaccines and also give quick approval for two new oxygen plants in the state amid concerns over depleting stocks of both.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Complete lockdown in Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula on Wednesday
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Punjab's Mohali, along with Chandigarh and Haryana's Panchkula, will remain under complete lockdown on Wednesday, on the occasion of Ram Navami, to avoid gatherings amid the surging Covid cases in the region.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Spurs sack Mourinho; Mason may be named caretaker
London, April 19 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho was sacked on Monday less than a week before he was due to lead the club in the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
IndianOil starts oxygen supply to Delhi, Haryana, Punjab
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's largest refiner, Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil), on Monday said it has begun the supply of 150 MT of medical oxygen at "no cost" to various hospitals in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Kriti Sanon wraps up shoot for 'Bhediya'
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Kriti Sanon has wrapped up her shoot for the upcoming supernatural film "Bhediya". The actress announced the shooting update on her Instagram account on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami hospitalised
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Monday was admitted to a private hospital here.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tragic scenes at LNJP as bodies pile up in ambulance
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) As Covid cases are rising in the national capital, tragic scenes emerge from Delhi's largest Covid hospital LNJP, where family members have to wait for long for the bodies of their near and dear ones at the mortuary of the hospital.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ludhiana police chief tests Covid positive despite full vax
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Over a month after getting the second dose of coronavirus vaccine, Ludhiana's Commissioner of Police Rakesh Agrawal tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Rakul Preet shares her recipe to beat summer heat
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh on Monday shared her recipe to beat the summer heat.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Many TN districts reel under vaccine shortage
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar has said there is a stock of 8.8 lakh corona vaccine doses and several districts in the state have reported a shortage of vaccines even as Covid-19 cases witness a resurgence.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SBI General launches helpline for health insurance customers
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Non-life insurer SBI General Insurance Company Ltd on Monday said it has launched "Healthline", a 24x7 helpline service for its health insurance customers.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
NBFC body seeks inclusion of education in ECLGS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC) has urged the government to include the education sector under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS).
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Italy yet to transfer 10 cr compensation; SC says it knows how ministries work
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it is awaiting the receipt of Rs 10 crore compensation for the kin of two Indian fishermen killed by Italian Marines off the Kerala coast in February 2012.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
British PM Johnson cancels visit to India, will hold virtual meet (ld)
New Delhi/London, April 19 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his trip to New Delhi which was scheduled for next week, in view of the severity of the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic in India.
2021-04-19
Category: International, India,International
Japan urges Myanmar to release detained journo
Tokyo, April 19 (IANS) The government in Tokyo on Monday called on Myanmar to release a freelance Japanese journalist detained by security forces in Yangon.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Japan,Politics
'Prevention only way to fight Covid spread'
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) Dr. Naveed Nazir Shah, superintendent of Srinagar city's chest diseases hospital and renowned pulmonologist warned people on Monday to take all possible precautions to check the spread of Covid-19 and to ensure that the situation does not get out of control.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
B'desh extends lockdown for another week
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) Bangladesh has decided to extend the nationwide lockdown for yet another week to counter the spike in coronavirus infections, an official said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Shubhangi Atre turns selfie queen in Covid isolation
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) TV star Shubhangi Atre is currently quarantined after testing Covid positive, says isolation has made her a selfie addict.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi's health system near collapse, no option except week-long lockdown: CM (afternoon ld)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Imposing a second round of lockdown in Delhi was the need of the hour as an exponential surge in Covid-19 cases has brought the health system close to collapse, Delhi Chef Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday, before announcing a week-long lockdown in the national Capital.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Intensive Care Units in Coimbatore filling up fast
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) With an increase in Covid patients, the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in Coimbatore are fast filling up. In Coimbatore Government Medical College, 50 per cent of the ICU beds are already filled up and in the ESI medical hospital, all the 14 ICU beds are filled.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Russia-US rapprochement? (Opinion)
The recent announcement by the White House sources that US President Joe Biden has proposed that he and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin hold a summit in a third country in the coming months, has increased hopes of a rapprochement between the two old rivals.
2021-04-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
Navalny's health 'satisfactory' after move to prison hospital
Moscow, April 19 (IANS) Detained Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny is in "satisfactory" condition after he was moved to a prison hospital, the country's jail authority said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Under Centre's administrator, Gymkhana Club yet to act on electoral malpractice report (IANS Special)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Delhi Gymkhana Club, a watering hole in the national capital, is not unfamiliar to controversies. On February 15, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) said the club is hit by nepotism and favouritism, dissolving its general committee (GC), and directed the Centre to nominate an administrator to run day-to-day affairs and check mismanagement. However, the recommendations of the inquiry committee in connection with electoral malpractice alleged against a candidate for GC of the club, seeking re-election, in December last year, are yet to be addressed.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UK PM's India trip cancelled due to Covid surge (Ld)
London, April 19 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his trip to India in the wake of the severity of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, the Downing Street confirmed on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Andhra govt issues notice to suspended IPS officer for statement
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government issued a notice to suspended IPS officer A.B. Venkateshwara Rao to submit a written statement in his defence and communicate if he wishes to be heard in person within 30 days for alleged misconduct.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
This asthma drug can speed up recovery in Covid patients
London, April 19 (IANS) Inhaled budesonide -- primarily an asthma drug -- can shorten recovery time among Covid patients aged over 50, according to a study.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Vidyut Jammwal launches his banner Action Hero Films
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Bollywood action star Vidyut Jammwal launched his home production banner, Action Hero Films, on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Afghan security operations kill 9 militants
Kabul, April 19 (IANS) Nine militants have been killed and three others injured in cleanup operations conducted by government forces in Afghanistan's Helmand province, police said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
There was no second party in the crime: Kerala Police (Ld)
Kochi, April 19 (IANS) The Kerala Police who recorded the arrest of 40-year-old Sanu Mohan after he was taken into custody from Karwar in Karnataka on Monday, said that he has accepted that it was he who killed his daughter.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Accura Scan plans to raise funds in 2021 for tech development
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Accura Scan, a business-to-business (B2B) solution provider plans to raise funds in 2021 with the increasing demand for developing more sophisticated and added features in the technology.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Aus PM calls inquiry into veteran suicides
Canberra, April 19 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday announced a royal commission into the suicides of current and former defence personnel.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Banned Pak outfit frees 11 policemen
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid on Monday announced that after a successful round of negotiation with Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), the banned outfit had released 11 policemen taken hostage from Lahore a day earlier.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Gunfight breaks out in South Kashmir's Shopian district
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) An encounter broke out between the terrorists and security forces in the Zeipora area of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday, officials said.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
KGMU turns Covid hospital, Trauma Centre to continue as before
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Bowing to mounting pressure, the King George's Medical University (KGMU, one of the premiere Covid hospital in the state, has decided that the Trauma Centre will continue to function as usual while the KGMU has been converted into a Covid hospital.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
UK sees a surge in ear damage cases among Covid patients
London, April 19 (IANS) An increasing number of people in the UK have developed tinnitus for the first time or have seen their symptoms worsen after a Covid attack, according to a media report.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
CR man 'out-races' speeding train to save kid in Thane (Ld)
Thane, April 19 (IANS) Displaying rare courage and presence of mind, a Central Railway employee raced an oncoming express train to save the life of a young boy who had fallen on the railway track, officials said here on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Boris Johnson cancels India visit
London, April 19 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his trip to India in the wake of the severity of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, a Downing Street spokesperson confirmed on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Rakhi Sawant thanks Salman Khan for mother's cancer treatment
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 14" housemate Rakhi Sawant has thanked Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and his brother, actor Sohail Khan, for pitching in with support for her mother Jaya's cancer treatment.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kannada literature stalwart Ganjam Venkatasubbiah is no more
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Doyen of Kannada language and lexicographer, Ganjam Venkatasubbiah, popularly known as GV, passed away in the wee hours of Monday morning due to age- related ailments, a close family member said this here.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Karachi witnesses spike in street crimes
Karachi, April 19 (IANS) Karachi has witnessed an unprecedented spike in the number of street crimes during the January to March period this year, that claimed the lives of 98 people, a media report said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rising Covid cases, curbs pull markets lower; Sensex down 1.99% (Ld)
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Rising cases of Covid-19 infections along with imposition of new restrictions on movement to curb the virus' spread, pulled the Indian equity markets lower on Monday's mid-afternoon trade session.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
30 per cent health workers in Lucknow are Covid positive
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) More than 30 per cent of the health workers in Lucknow have tested positive for Covid.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Madhya Pradesh Covid warrior airlifted to Hyd for treatment
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Dr Satyendra Mishra, a frontline doctor of Bundelkhand Medical College and Hospital in Madhya Pradesh, was on Monday airlifted to Hyderabad for treatment of Covid-19.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
No meeting scheduled with Jaishankar in UAE: Pak FM
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who is on a three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has ruled out backchannel talks with his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar, who is also in the Gulf country.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Tanuj Virwani joins cast of 'Illegal' season 2
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actor Tanuj Virwani will be seen in the second season of the courtroom drama web series "Illegal".
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid cases on the rise in Gurugram's high-rise apartments
Gurugram, April 19 (IANS) As the number of Covid-19 cases are increasing in Gurugram, high-rises are emerging as new hotspots in the millennium city.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Self-prescription could be dangerous to liver, warn doctors
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 surge across the country has not just led to a scramble for hospital beds but has also resulted in people opting for self-prescribed treatment models which could prove dangerous.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Stokes trolls Gavaskar for commentary during IPL match
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) All-rounder Ben Stokes took a shot at the commentary for the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Wankhede Stadium.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Composer Shravan of Nadeem-Shravan hospitalised with Covid, critical
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Shravan Kumar Rathod, of the popular composer duo Nadeem-Shravan, is critically ill and in hospital. The composer had recently tested Covid positive.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Do not single out states: Goa CM to Thackeray
Panaji, April 19 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Prmaod Sawant on Monday urged Uddhav Thackeray to not "single out" states, after the Maharashtra government blacklisted six states, including Goa, as "places of sensitive origin".
2021-04-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
India assured of 4 medals on 6th day of boxing youth Worlds'
Kielce, April 19 (IANS) The 2019 Asian Youth Champion Vinka and Alfiya Pathan are among the four Indian women boxers who advanced into the semi-finals on the sixth day at the AIBA Youth Men's and Women's World Boxing Championships in Kielce.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
In 13 months, Maha Covid deaths zoom from 1 to 60k
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) ExactLy 13 months after Maharshtra recorded its first Covid-19 death on April 17, the state toll on Sunday crossed the 60K mark to touch 60,473 - just short of Poland's 62,032 fatalities, health officials said here on Monday
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Oxford University gets ethical nod for Covid reinfections study
London, April 19 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Oxford have gained ethical approval for a new human challenge trial that aims to check the immune response needed to protect people against reinfection.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
China to announce name of its 1st Mars rover
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Bejing will announce the name of its first Mars rover on the Space Day of China, which falls on April 24, according to authorities on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Sayaji Shinde: Humans taught to earn money but not coexist with nature
New Delhi, April 19 (IANSlife) Actor Sayaji Shinde, who is an environment crusader along with being a popular face in the Indian film and theatre world, feels that humans have been taught how to earn money but not how to live In harmony with the environment. Shinde also advocates for road safety precautions amid increasing personal car use and road trips due to Covid-19.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
User-generated content to fuel remote work, learning in India
New Delhi/Gurugram, April 19 (IANS) As India grapples with the second Covid wave amid seismic shift in the way people work and learn, this year and beyond will be a major inflection point for the user-generated content on smartphones in the country, a new report said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Author Ann D'Silva launches second book in 'Sand and Sea' trilogy
New Delhi, April 19 (IANSlife) Turkey-based author Ann Meryem Baycan -- who publishes under the name Ann D'Silva -- has launched her new book "Child of Two Worlds", which is second in the fictional 'Sand and Sea' series, which features the protagonists and immortal lovers 'Kum' (sand) and 'Deniz' (sea).
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
A socially-distanced day-out in California floral blooms
New Delhi, April 19 (IANSlife) The Wildflower season is beginning and here are some of the places visitors can safely enjoy spring blooms across California.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SL tightens security over 2nd anniversary of Easter bombings
Colombo, April 19 (IANS) Sri Lankan police on Monday said security has been beefed up in all churches across the island nation ahead of the the second anniversary of the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings, which killed over 250 people and injured at least 500 others.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
6-day lockdown in Delhi: Kejriwal (Ld)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) In the wake of the unabated resurgence of new Covid-19 cases in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday declared a six-day lockdown starting from 10 p.m. Monday till 6 a.m. on April 26.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Lionel Messi's record-setting boots to be auctioned
New Delhi, April 19 (IANSlife) Ace footballer Lionel Messi has donated his adidas record goal scoring boots to the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. This historic item of sporting memorabilia will now be auctioned in a charity sale to support the Arts and Health Project of the Vall Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona, auction house Christie's has said in a statement.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Lyricist Mehboob: Line between film music and indie music has blurred
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) The line between film music and indie music has blurred lately, feels noted lyricist Mehboob, who has over 25 years of experience in the film industry.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sommet Education, UNWTO host webinar on hospitality in post-Covid world
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Sommet Education in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted a virtual webinar on how the hospitality sector has been affected due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and how it will fare in the future.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Education
4,009 new Covid cases, 14 deaths in Telangana
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Telangana logged 4,009 new Covid-19cases and 14 deaths during the 24-hour period.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
WhatsApp 'prescriptions' add to Covid woes
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Even as an acute shortage of beds, medical equipment and doctors, hampers Covid management in Uttar Pradesh, the 'WhatsApp University' is doing brisk business in the pandemic.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Two died in fire mishap in Patna
Patna, April 19 (IANS) Two persons including a child were charred to death in a residential flat of a high rise building in Patna after fire broke out on Monday morning.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Atalanta record first win in 20 yrs against Juventus
Rome, April 19 (IANS) Atalanta broke a 20-year curse to end their winless run against Juventus as they managed a 1-0 home win in the head-to-head race for third place, the first victory over the Bianconeri in Serie A since 2001.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
HCL to drive end-to-end IT transformation at UD Trucks
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) HCL Technologies (HCL) has signed a multi-million dollar digital transformation and hybrid cloud contract with UD Trucks, a Japanese commercial vehicle solutions provider.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Siemens to use Google Cloud to improve shop floor productivity
San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) Google Cloud and industrial automation and software leader Siemens have come together to help optimise factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor with AI/ML driven solutions.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Haaland brace helps Dortmund to 4-1 win over Bremen
Berlin, April 19 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund rallied back from a goal down to secure a vital 4-1 win over Werder Bremen courtesy of Erling Haaland's first-half brace in the closer of the 29th round.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Disha Patani flaunts hourglass perfection in fringed bikini
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actress Disha Patani showcases hourglass perfection in a new bikini snapshot she shared on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
European football split as big clubs agree to form breakaway league
London, April 19 (IANS) Twelve top European football clubs have agreed to found a Super League as soon as possible, the clubs announced in a joint statement.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
184 patents filed by IIT Madras in 2020
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Faculty, researchers and students at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) have filed for 184 patents during 2020.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Science/Tech
Icardi helps PSG to dramatic 3-2 win over Saint-Etienne
Paris, April 19 (IANS) Mauro Icardi scored in the last minute of the injury time to help Paris Saint-Germain edge Saint-Etienne 3-2 in a dramatic Ligue 1 match.
2021-04-19
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Can alternative medicine systems like Ayurveda be tapped to fight Covid-19?
New Delhi, April 19: Even though Covid-19 vaccination is in full swing, the pandemic continues to affect a huge population, severely affecting the countrys economic and social fabric. There are many who recommend tapping Ayurveda, Indias ancient alternative medical system.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vaccines do not lead to Covid infection: AP command centre
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) Amid viral circulation of rumours about contracting Coronavirus even after vaccination, Andhra Pradesh Covid command and control centre on Monday clarified that a positive report even after inoculation indicates that the virus was already present and positivity was not because of the virus.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
World Heritage Day: Celebrating diversity
New Delhi, April 19: April 18 is observed as World Heritage Day or the International Day for Monuments and Sites. Proposed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in 1982, it was approved by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in 1983.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
S.Korean Prez to join US-hosted climate summit
Seoul, April 19 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in will participate in a multi-lateral meeting on climate change this week to be hosted by his American counterpart Joe Biden, the government in Seoul confirmed on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Rahman, Mira Nair, Anupam Kher in BAFTA Breakthrough India jury
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Ten winners from the fields of television, films and games, selected by a jury including AR Rahman, Anupam Kher and Mira Nair, are to receive one-to-one mentoring and career guidance at the BAFTA Breakthrough India Initiative, besides full voting BAFTA membership and access to BAFTA events and networking opportunities, in the UK and internationally.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
JD(U) MLA dies of Covid-19 in Patna
Patna, April 19 (IANS) Mewalal Choudhary, former Bihar Education Minister and Janata Dal (United) MLA, died on Monday morning due to coronavirus.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Manish Tewari appeals to summon emergency Parliament session
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Congress MP Manish Tewari has appealed to the President of India to summon two-day emergency session of Parliament to discuss the pandemic and a joint strategy to deal with the crisis.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
OPPO brings A54 smartphone in 3 variants to India
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO on Monday launched A54 in India with a 5,000mAh battery, triple rear camera and 18W fast charging technology, that starts from Rs 13,490.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Finally, Kerala Police finds Sanu Mohan after daughter's mysterious death
Kochi, April 19 (IANS) The Kerala Police has finally taken Sanu Mohan into custody, who disappeared on March 21 along with his 13-year-old daughter, from here.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S.Korea to grant temporary stay permits to illegal migrant kids
Seoul, April 19 (IANS) South Korea's Justice Ministry said on Monday that it will grant temporary stay permits to illegal migrant children who was born and have lived in the country for at least 15 years.
2021-04-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Aus Def Min overturns special forces medal ban
Canberra, April 19 (IANS) Australia's Defence Minister Peter Dutton on Monday pulled rank and intervened to ensure that soldiers who served in Afghanistan were not stripped of service medals over war crime allegations.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
National Award film-maker Sumitra Bhave dead in Pune
Pune, April 19 (IANS) Renowned 7-time National Award winner Marathi film-maker and writer Sumitra Bhave passed away in Pune due to age-related ailments. She was 78 and breathed her last at a private hospital early on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
6-day lockdown in Delhi: Kejriwal
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) In the wake of the unabated resurgence of new Covid-19 cases in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday declared a six-day lockdown starting from 10 p.m. tonight till 6 a.m. on April 26.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ranveer Singh: There are no failures in life, only lessons
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Bollywood star, youth icon, fashion icon, entrepreneur and actor. It's taken Ranveer Singh just over a decade to tick all those boxes and establish himself as an entertainment super brand who promises a maverick surprise, every time he hits the public gaze, on or off the screen.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CR man races before speeding train to save kid in Thane
Thane, April 19 (IANS) Displaying rare courage and presence of mind, a Central Railway employee raced an oncoming suburban train to save the life of a kid who fell on the railway track, here on Monday morning, officials said.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Centre working with states to protect lives, livelihood: FM
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the Centre is working together with states to protect lives and livelihoods.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New anti-bacterial material to help reuse of face masks, PPE
Mandi, April 19 (IANS) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi have developed a novel virus-filtering, self-cleaning and antibacterial material that can be used to make and reuse face masks and other PPE equipment.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Health/Medicine
Will Congress open its doors for Cherian Phillip?
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) At one point of time in Kerala in the late eighties and nineties and till he left the Congress in a huff in 2001, Cherian Phillip had a prime place in the party and that was primarily because of his closeness to A.K. Antony and Oommen Chandy.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Amid Covid spike, parks, beaches shut in Chennai
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) In view of the rising Covid cases, the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) has announced closure of the city's beaches and parks for public from Tuesday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Opening of travel bubble with NZ a win-win: Aus PM
Canberra, April 19 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday welcomed the opening of a travel bubble between his country and New Zealand, saying it was a "win-win" for both Canberra and Wellington.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
New JGBS specialisation offers student immersion experience at UCLA
Sonipat, April 19 (IANS) Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) at the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) on Monday launched a year-long course titled Specialisation in Digital Business Innovation in Media, Entertainment and Sports.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,National,Education
Been talking with Boucher about making SA comeback: de Villiers
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) AB de Villiers said that he and the South Africa head coach Mark Boucher will talk about the former captain coming out of retirement to play for the Proteas at this year's T20 World Cup.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
TTD extends Rs 300 ticket quota up to 90 days
Tirupati, April 19 (IANS) The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) on Monday extended the Rs 300 ticket quota to devotees for the next 90 days in case they had missed the opportunity between April 21 and 30 amid the rising Covid cases.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
3 killed in Texas shooting, suspect identified
Houston, April 19 (IANS) At least three people were killed in a shooting incident in the US state of Texas, police said, adding a search in underway for the suspect who has been identified.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
National security jeopardised: Rahul attacks Centre
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the Centre and said 'India deserved better as national security massively jeopardised by wasteful talks with China'.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
1 person died every 14 mins in 3 days in B'desh
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) In Bangladesh, where the overall Covid-19 death toll currently stood at 10,385, one infected person died every 14 minutes in the last three days.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Mamata cancels all 'big rallies' in Kolkata amid Covid surge
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Considering the steep rise of Covid cases in the city, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has cancelled all 'big rallies' in Kolkata and has slashed the timing of the rallies in the districts.
2021-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Muralitharan undergoes angioplasty
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan underwent an angioplasty in Chennai.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
UP police station shut after 7 cops test Covid positive
Sambhal, April 19 (IANS) A police station in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district was shut down after seven cops posted there tested positive for Covid-19.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Twitter, Facebook, Snap join White House Covid vax campaign
San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Snap have joined the US government's promotional campaign for vaccine eligibility, according to a media report.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Fahadh Faasil: Not worried if my films work or not
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) Malayalam actor Fahadh Faasil's new film "Joji" is being appreciated since it dropped recently on a digital platform. The National Award-winning actor says he is never worried about the reactions his films might receive.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stalin seeks supply of 20L Covid vaccine doses to TN
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) DMK president M.K. Stalin has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to dispatch 20 lakh Covid vaccine doses to Tamil Nadu.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Ex-banker wins Ecuadorian Prez runoff
Quito, April 19 (IANS) The National Electoral Council (CNE) of Ecuador has proclaimed former banker and three-time presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso as the winner of the second round of presidential elections held on April 11, with 52.36 per cent of votes.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Ecuador,Politics
'Recognise your serendipitous moments, seize them' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Archimedes' discovery of the relationship of weight, volume and density of materials, Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin, Samuel Morse devising the Morse code, Alexander Graham Bell inventing the telephone and Charles Goodyear devising the process of vulcanising rubber all occurred during serendipitous moments they recognised and seized.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
DRDO hospital to have uninterrupted oxygen supply amid Covid-19
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) A makeshift hospital being set up by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in Lucknow is likely to have their own oxygen supply with the help of a technology that is used in the light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighter jets.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Technology
Supreme Court rejects stay of Telangana Judgment on Fraud Classification as per RBI Circular
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) In a setback to SBI and RBI, the Supreme Court has refused to stay the judgment dated December 10, 2020 of a Division Bench of the Telangana High Court, in appeals filed by SBI and RBI.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
FB set to take on Clubhouse, Zoom with social audio products
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Facebook is all set to announce a bouquet of social audio products to take on invite-only audio meet app Clubhouse and video conferencing platform Zoom.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Tesla crash kills 2 in US, police say 'no one was driving'
San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) In what could be another Autopilot mode failure, two people were killed in a fiery Tesla crash in Texas with no one in the driver's seat.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
24K displaced by escalated fighting in Yemen's Marib
Sanaa, April 19 (IANS) Yemen's government reported that more than 24,000 people have been displaced by the recent escalated fighting in the country's oil-rich province of Marib.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
2,73,810 new Covid cases push India tally to over 1.5 Cr cases
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India has reported 2,73,810 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike ever, pushing the country's overall Covid tally to 1.5 crore, according to the Health Ministry data released on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sensex tanks 1,400 points amid surging Covid cases
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) The Indian stock market plunged on Monday morning due to the rising number of Covid cases across the country, with the BSE Sensex falling over 1,400 points.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Remdesivir production adequate, export banned precautionary: Shah
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said that the production of the life saving drug Remdesivir is 'adequate' and as a precautionary measure its export has been banned.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BHU cancels vacation for medical institute staff
Varanasi, April 19 (IANS) The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has cancelled the summer vacation for the teaching staff of Institute of Medical Sciences in view of alarming increase in Covid-19 cases.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Pharaonic mummies hall at new Cairo museum opens to visitors
Cairo, April 19 (IANS) With its dark-walled and dimly-lit open rooms, the crypt-like Royal Mummies Hall at Cairo's new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) has opened to visitors for the first time, displaying 20 mummies of ancient kings and queens.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Egypt,International
Fintech unicorn Razorpay raises $160M, takes valuation to $3B
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Leading payments and business banking platform Razorpay on Monday said it has raised $160 million led by Sequoia Capital and GIC at a market valuation of $3 billion.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Federer to play at French Open this year
Paris, April 19 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer on Sunday confirmed that he will participate in the French Open at Roland Garros this year and will play in the Geneva Open as the clay-court Grand Slam warm-up.
2021-04-19
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Boman Irani: A huge screen can't be erased by something screened on your phone
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Good writing is the need of the hour, feels actor Boman Irani, to sustain audience interest at a time when OTT provides a surfeit of choice.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
HK to temporarily ban flights from India, Pak, Philippines
Hong Kong, April 19 (IANS) The Hong Kong government has announced its decision to ban commercial passenger flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines for 14 days from Tuesday as these countries were "extremely high-risk for Covid-19".
2021-04-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
1 in 2 Indian adults fell prey to hacking in last 12 months
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) More than one in two Indian adults (59 per cent) experienced cybercrime in the last 12 months, as seven in 10 Indian adults (among those surveyed) believed that remote work has made it much easier for hackers and cybercriminals to take advantage of them, a new report revealed on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
This 5G disinfection robot removes bacteria on the go
Seoul, April 19 (IANS) SK Telecom, South Korea's largest mobile carrier, said on Monday it has commercialised the world's first 5G-based disinfection robot in a move to automate anti-infection efforts against COVID-19 in health care facilities.
2021-04-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Health/Medicine
Israel aims to reduce 80% greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
Tel Aviv, April 19 (IANS) The Israeli Ministry of Energy has announced a national plan which includes a main target of reducing 80 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Israel,Environment/Wildlife
49 test positive in Himachal boarding school
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) Amid the spike in Covid-19 cases in Himachal Pradesh, staff and students of another boarding school have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Nokia joins LG Uplus to tap S Korea's 5G equipment market
Seoul, April 19 (IANS) Nokia, a Finnish telecom equipment giant, said on Monday it has signed an agreement with South Korean mobile carrier LG Uplus to install its next-generation indoor 5G equipment in the country.
2021-04-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Remdesivir hoarder tests Covid positive in police custody
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 19 (IANS) Prashant Shukla, one of the three arrested with 265 vials of Remdesivir last week, has tested positive for Covid-19.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
12 top European football clubs agree to found new Super League
London, April 19 (IANS) Twelve top European football clubs have agreed to found a Super League as soon as possible, the clubs have announced in a joint statement.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Fire erupts in S.Africa's iconic Table Mountain
Cape Town, April 19 (IANS) South Africa's iconic tourist destination and biodiversity hotspot Table Mountain is on fire, which led to the evacuation of visitors and students of the nearby University of Cape Town, sources said.
2021-04-19
Category: International, South Africa,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Jailed IPS officer's wife, contesting UP panchayat polls, succumbs to Covid
Ayodhya, April 19 (IANS) Jailed IPS officer Arvind Sen's wife, Priyanka Sen, 40, who was the Samajwadi Party candidate for zila panchayat member from Ayodhya, died of Covid complications.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
15 booked for raising pro-Pak slogans in UP
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), April 19 (IANS) Fifteen men, including two minor boys, have been booked for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans at a village in Muzaffarnagar district.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Syrian Prez polls to be held in May: Parliament
Damascus, April 19 (IANS) The Syrian presidential elections will be held in May, seven years after the last polls took place in the war-torn country, the country's Parliament announced.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Priyanka slams BJP for 'hoarding' Remdesivir
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday slammed BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis 'for hoarding Remdesivir injections which is a life-saving drug for corona patients'.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Is microbial life, including viruses, changing too?'
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With alarms sounded about the declining diversity of plants and animals, a related concern with equally profound implications is posed: Is the variety of microbial life, including viruses, changing too -- and if so, in which direction and how fast?
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Polling begins for second phase of UP panchayat polls
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Voting for the second phase of Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections began on Monday with more than 3.48 lakh candidates in the fray for over 2.23 lakh posts across 20 districts.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Fall in cost of financing renewable projects: Oxford University
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A new Oxford University research tracking how the financing costs for energy projects, measured through loan spreads, have changed over the past 20 years and finds that financial institutions are viewing renewables as less risky and coal as more so.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Shweta Tripathi shoots in Benaras amid Covid rise
Benaras, April 19 (IANS) Actress Shweta Tripathi has started shooting for her upcoming web-series "Escaype Live" in Benares amid a spike in Covid-19 cases in the country. She says through thick and thin she and the team will keep their smiles intact and make the best of every situation they are presented with.
2021-04-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Russia expels 20 Czech diplomats in retaliation
Moscow, April 19 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry has announced the expulsion of 20 staffers of the Czech Embassy in Moscow as a retaliatory move against the removal of of 18 Russian diplomats from Prague, for allegedly being "identified as members of the Russian secret services".
2021-04-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Rajasthan imposes strict 15-day lockdown from today
Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) In view of the steep rise in Covid-19 cases, the Rajasthan government has announced a 15-day lockdown starting from Monday and will continue till May 3.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Afghanistan ready for coalition forces' pull out: Ghani
Kabul, April 19 (IANS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said that the country has long been ready for the US and NATO-led coalition forces' withdrawal.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Covid deaths in Gujarat under-reported: Chidambaram
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday alleged that Covid-caused deaths are being under-reported in Gujarat.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 141.1mn
Washington, April 19 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 141.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.01 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
3 killed in US bar shooting, 1 arrested
Washington, April 19 (IANS) One person has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident at a bar in Wisconsin in the US in which three persons were killed and three injured, officials said.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chinese mainland reports 11 new imported Covid cases
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 11 new Covid-19 cases, all of which were imported, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Jodie Turner-Smith, Joshua Jackson are 'like mirrors for each other'
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Actress Jodie Turner-Smith says she and her actor husband Joshua Jackson "high five all the time" over their marriage.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rocket attack on US miitary base in Iraq injures 2
Baghdad, April 19 (IANS) Several rockets hit an Iraqi airbase, hosting US forces on Sunday, injuring two Iraqi guards, the military said.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Iraq,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
'Clear and tough' approach needed with Russia: Macron
Paris, April 19 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron said it was "unacceptable" that Russian troops are amassing along Ukraine's eastern border and called for a tough stance against the threat of fresh military aggression from Moscow.
2021-04-19
Category: International, France,Diplomacy,Politics
11 passengers killed in Egypt train derailment
Cairo, April 19 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 98 others were wounded in a train derailment on Sunday in the Delta city of Toukh, north of the Egyptian capital Cairo, the Egyptian Health Ministry said.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Israel lifts mandatory outdoor mask-wearing, reopens schools
Jerusalem, April 19 (IANS) Israel on Sunday lifted the requirement to wear masks outside and fully reopened its education system, as the number of coronavirus cases continues to drop in the country.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
UK records another 1,882 Covid cases, 10 deaths
London, April 19 (IANS) Another 1,882 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,387,820, according to official figures released on Sunday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Conscious effort from my side to increase strike rate: Dhawan
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' (DC) Shikhar Dhawan said that he consciously tried to keep the strike rate up during Sunday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Punjab Kings (PBKS).
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
97 passengers wounded in Egypt's train derailment
Cairo, April 19 (IANS) At least 97 people were wounded in a train derailment on Sunday in the Delta city of Toukh, north of Egyptian capital Cairo, the Egyptian Health Ministry said.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Egypt,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dhawan's 92 helps DC chase big target with ease
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan's 92 off 49 balls and Marcus Stoinis's finishing act helped Delhi Capitals (DC) beat Punjab Kings (PBKS) with 10 balls to spare in the Indian Premier League despite having to chase a target of 196 at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Deepak Punia settles for silver at Asian Championships
Almaty (Kazakhastan), April 18 (IANS) Deepak Punia (86kg) settled for silver on the final day of the Asian Wrestling Championships after losing 10-0 to Iranian Olympic champion Hassan Yazdanicharati on Sunday while Sanjeet (92kg) won bronze.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Kazakhstan,Sports,Other Sports
19,067 new Covid cases spike in K'taka with 81 deaths
Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Amid the pandemic's rising second wave, a record 19,067 new Covid cases were registered across Karnataka in a day, including 12,793 in Bengaluru, while 81 patients succumbed to the infection, said the state health department's bulletin on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka Guv tells govt to bring Covid situation under control
Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Alarmed by the rapid surge in new cases, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Sunday directed the state government to bring the Covid situation under control soon.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Dhawan leads DC to emphatic 6-wicket win over PBKS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Shikhar Dhawan's 92 off 49 balls and Marcus Stoinis's finishing act helped Delhi Capitals (DC) beat Punjab Kings (PBKS) with 10 balls to spare in the Indian Premier League despite having to chase a target of 196 at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Notice to 5 Bengaluru hospitals for not reserving Covid beds
Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Cracking the whip, the Karnataka government on Sunday served notice to five major private hospitals here for not reserving 50 per cent of their beds for treating Covid patients amid surging cases.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Covid vaccine shortage forces Telangana to halt process
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Covid-19 vaccine shortage has forced Telangana to stop the vaccination process while state Health Minister E. Rajender on Sunday appealed to the Centre to address the issue immediately.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Maxwell has taken to RCB like duck to water: Kohli
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Glenn Maxwell has taken no time in adjusting to Royal Challengers Bangalore, said captain Virat Kohli. Maxwell scored his second consecutive half century of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday and, alongwith AB de Villiers, helped RCB beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 38 runs.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Rajasthan sees over daily Covid cases cross 10K mark, 42 deaths
Jaipur, April 18 (IANS) Continuing to see a steep rise in Covid cases, Rajasthan on Sunday surpassed the 10,000 mark to record 10,514 cases while there were 42 fresh fatalities.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
75 isolation coaches to come at Shakurbasti, Anand Vihar
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Northern Railway has provided 75 isolation coaches, equivalent to 1,200 beds, as Covid Care Centres for the people of Delhi-NCR at Anand Vihar Terminal and Shakurbasti on the demand of the Delhi government.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Stop oxygen supply for industrial use, Home Secy tells states
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Sunday asked Chief Secretaries of states and administrators of Union Territories to issue necessary instructions to all authorities concerned to prohibit supply of oxygen for industrial purpose, except nine industries identified by the Union Health & Family Welfare Secretary.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nadda asks party workers to start 'Apna Booth Corona Mukt' campaign
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Amid rise in Covid cases in the country, Bharatiya Janata Party national president J P Nadda has asked party workers to start the campaign of "Apna Booth Corona Mukt" and make it a success.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Modi govt failed to make Chinese pull back from Indian land: Congress
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi government of "surrendering" India's strategic interests to China and "woefully compromising" national security, citing reports that China has refused to pull back its troops from Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang Plains during the last round of Corps Commander-level talks held on April 9.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Former Assam CM Bhumidhar Barman passes away
Guwahati, April 18 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Assam Chief Minister Bhumidhar Barman died here on Sunday evening after protracted illness, Congress leaders said. He was 89.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Surge continue amid curfew, Delhi govt knocks on Centre's door
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Amid the weekend curfew imposed in the national capital since 10 p.m. on Friday, in addition to the night curfew, as an attempt to break the chain of coronavirus, Delhi continued to see a surge in daily Covid-19 cases.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
JSW Steel ramping up supplies of medical oxygen
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) JSW Steel said on Sunday that the company is supplying oxygen for medical purposes as a priority in response to the current crises.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Rahul, Agarwal help PBKS to 195/4
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) An explosive 122-run opening partnership between KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal helped Punjab Kings (PBKS) make 195/4 in an Indian Premier League (IPL) against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
American export controls risk Indian vaccine production
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Production lines in India, making at least 160 million doses of Covid vaccine a month, will come to a halt in the coming weeks unless America supplies 37 critical items, The Economist reported.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Tamil Nadu postpones Class 12 board exams
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) In view of the surge in Covid cases, the Tamil Nadu government on Sunday decided to postpone the Class 12 board examinations.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Four killed as truck overturns in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Four people were killed and 15 others injured when a lorry carrying them overturned at Shamshabad on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Sunday evening.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
F1: Verstappen wins turbulent Emilia Romagna GP
Imola (Italy), April 18 (IANS) Red Bull's Max Verstappen was the big winner of a wet and turbulent Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on Sunday which was red-flagged mid-way through after a big collision.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports
Universities, colleges and schools closed in J&K till May 15
Jammu, April 18 (IANS) With J&K logging 1,526 new Covid cases on Sunday, authorities ordered closure of all universities, colleges and schools in the Union Territory till May 15.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Gurugram reports 2,401 fresh Covid-19 cases
Gurugram, April 18 (IANS) The Covid surge in Gurugram continued on Sunday as 2,401 new cases were reported taking the total tally to 81,725 while with two more deaths the toll reached 378, health officials said.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Intensive sanitisation drive in Hyderabad due to Covid surge
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Municipal authorities in Hyderabad on Sunday took up intensive sanitisation drive and sprayed sodium hypochlorite at several places in the city in view of the massive surge in Covid-19 cases.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Ensure restrictions do not affect vaccination drive, states told
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Sunday asked the states and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure that various restrictions put in place by them to tackle Covid spread do not affect the ongoing vaccination drive.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bihar govt fixes hospital charges following complaints
Patna, April 18 (IANS) After several complaints about hospitals charging extra money from patients, the Bihar government has fixed the charges of hospitals for Covid patients in ever district.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
India to become top EV producer in due course: Gadkari
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said that India will become the top electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing hub in due course of time.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Chennai corporation reopens tele-counselling centre
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The Greater Chennai Corporation on Sunday again opened up its tele-counselling centre, with 100 lines, to help those in home isolation.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Night curfew in Bihar from Sunday night
Patnam April 18 (IANS) Amid the worsening Covid situation, the Bihar government has decided to impose night curfew from Sunday (April 18) across the state to break the chain of infection.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Google One is among world's first ioXt-certified apps
San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) The Internet of Secure Things Alliance, an IoT security certification body (a.k.a. ioXt), has launched a new security certification for mobile apps and VPNs, with Google One among the first selected to participate.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
CBI registers case against Deputy DG of Mines Safety
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday busted a racket involving public servant of Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) in collusion with private persons, who manipulated and influenced the members of Interview Board for ensuring qualification of certain candidates in oral examination.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smith makes DC debut as they bowl against PBKS (Ld)
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Steve Smith makes his Delhi Capitals (DC) debut on Sunday as they won the toss and chose to bowl against the Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Wankhede Stadium in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
M3M repays debt worth Rs 418 cr in Jan-March
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Real estate developer M3M has repaid debt worth Rs 418 crore during the fourth quarter of financial year 2020-2021.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No IOC confirmation for Bach visit to Japan in May
Berlin, April 18 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday didn't confirm another visit of its president Thomas Bach to Japan ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Other Sports
O'Dowd becomes 1st Dutch player to score T20I ton
Kirtipur (Nepal), April 18 (IANS) Dutch player Max O'Dowd became the first cricketer from his country to hit a century in a T20 International, smashing a sensational unbeaten 133 to help his side defeat Malaysia by 15 runs in the second match of the tri-nation series in Kirtipur, Nepal on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Cricket
Super League threat ahead of Champions League reforms: Reports
Berlin, April 18 (IANS) Europe's ruling body UEFA is set to approve sweeping Champions League reforms on Monday amid new reports of a Super League threat.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
RCB maintains perfect start with 38-run win over KKR (Ld)
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) produced an all-round performance on Sunday to beat Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 38 runs at the M A Chidambaram Stadium and maintain their perfect start to the Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Domino's India hacked? Credit data of 10L users on 'sale' for Rs 4 cr
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) In what could add to latest string of cyber breaches at India-based entities, a cyber security researcher on Sunday claimed that credit card details of nearly 10 lakh people who purchased online on Domino's Pizza India is allegedly being sold for over Rs 4 crore on the Dark Web.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Delhi govt not allowing MCD to use hospital for Covid care: BJP
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Hitting back at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for playing politics over hospital beds, Delhi BJP Spokesperson Praveen Shankar Kapoor said that before levelling allegations on BJP ruled MCDs, the AAP should ask Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal why the Delhi Government is not allowing municipal corporations to use its hospitals for Covid facilities.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Amid violence in Pakistan, Dutch leader joins controversy
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) As violence continues in Lahore and other parts of Pakistan, Dutch businessman and right-wing politician Geert Wilders has joined the controversy over the ban on the Tehreek-e-Labbaik party in Pakistan.
2021-04-18
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
RCB beats KKR by 38 runs, secures 3rd consecutive win
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) secured their third consecutive win of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season by beating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 38 runs at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers's whirlwind half centuries propelled RCB to 204/4 and KKR scored 166/8 in reply.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
DC choose to bowl against PBKS (Toss)
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) won the toss and chose to bowl against the Punjab Kings (PBKS) at the Wankhede Stadium in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
S Korea to invest $38M in illegal drone response tech by 2025
Seoul, April 18 (IANS) South Korea said on Sunday it will spend 42 billion won ($37.6 million) by 2025 to develop a response system against illegal drones amid growing security threats from the fast-developing technology.
2021-04-18
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Will win Palakkad seat with comfortable margin: Sreedharan
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) The "Metro Man of India", Dr E. Sreedharan is a late entrant to politics and he entered with a bang bringing in both bouquets and brickbats. While there has been an overwhelming response to his politics from the middle and upper class, there has been harsh criticism from the ruling Left Democratic Front and the opposition, United Democratic Front. The BJP on the other hand is brimming with confidence that their Kerala unit could rope in such a person with a national appeal to its fold. Metro Man spoke to IANS in a brief interview.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Kerala,National
Underweight, overweight women at recurrent pregnancy loss risk
London, April 18 (IANS) Being underweight or overweight could significantly increase your risk of experiencing recurrent miscarriages, according to a study.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Delhi orders case against four airlines for carrying passengers without tests
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Delhi government on Sunday ordered Delhi Police to lodge FIRs against four airlines for ferrying passengers from Maharashtra without valid RT-PCR reports.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
RR up against rejuvenated CSK (Preview: Match 12)
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Both Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have won one game and lost one. It is only the net run rate that puts CSK (0.616) ahead of RR (0.52) on the points table.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Urvashi Rautela recalls working with late actor Vivekh
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela took to social media on Sunday to mourn the demise of Padma Shri actor Vivekh and recall her experience of working with him in her upcoming Tamil debut film.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Symptoms post Covid recovery may impact daily life: Doctors
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Are you a Covid-19 survivor, but still feel fatigued and not having fully recovered? You may be experiencing what is known as "Long Covid". The symptoms may not be life-threatening, but can persist for months and impact daily life, experts say.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Adding a pinch of modernity to 'mithais'
New Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Any celebration in India is incomplete without a box of 'mithai'. Laddoo, barfi, gulab jamun, halwa etc are age-old recipes that are staples in any Indian household.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
3 held in Bengaluru for hoarding remdesivir
Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Three persons were arrested for allegedly hoarding the key remdesivir drug for treating Covid patients and selling it on the black market, police said on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Highest single day spike of 1,526 new cases in J&K
Jammu, April 18 (IANS) Alarming rise in Covid-19 spread continued unabated in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday as 1,526 new cases came to light during the last 24 hours. This is the highest single day spike in the Union Territory since the beginning of the pandemic.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
24 hrs campaign ban on BJP's Sayantan Basu, TMC's Sujata Mondal
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday banned BJP leader Sayantan Basu and Trinamool Congress leader Sujata Mondal from campaigning for 24 hours for their recent comments.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Himachal providing immunity dose to fight coronavirus
Shimla, April 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's Department of Ayurveda has been providing an immunity booster dose to people that help them fight coronavirus, officials said on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
FPIs pull out Rs 4,643 cr from Indian equities so far in April
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Amid resurgent Covid cases, foreign portfolio investors (FPI) have pulled out net investments of Rs 4,643 crore from the Indian equities.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Delhi Corona App' updated to serve in current crisis
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Delhi government has updated its Corona app, which was launched in early 2020, to help track availability of hospital beds and ventilators for Covid-19 patients, and schedule vaccine doses, among others.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Clashes between banned TLP, police leave 'few' dead in Lahore
Lahore, April 18 (IANS) Clashes erupted between members of the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) and police at Multan road in Lahore, leaving "a few" group supporters killed and more than 100 injured, sources said.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Andhra gets 2 lakh more doses of Covid vaccine
Amaravati, April 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Sunday received two lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine Covishield from Serum Institute of India, Pune.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Quirky ways to style your floors
New Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Before finalising on the design of the flooring of your home, keep in mind some aspects such as textures, material and finish. Decorating the floors can be an altogether daunting task.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Covid surge: Delhi HC to hear only urgent matters from Monday
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhi High Court on Sunday said that due to Covid surge it will only hear the urgent matters filed in the year 2021.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
de Villiers, Maxwell help RCB survive shaky start
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Glenn Maxwell and A.B. de Villiers propelled Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) recover from a shaky start to score 204/4 against the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Scientists find 3,500 year-old honeypot from Africa
New York, April 18 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a 3,500 year-old honeypot from Africa, presenting the oldest direct evidence for honey collection in the continent.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
University exams in Kerala postponed
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) Amid Covid surge in the state, the universities in Kerala have postponed all offline exams scheduled from Monday onwards following a communique from the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Health/Medicine
International hockey umpire Anupama dies of Covid
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Former international hockey umpire Anupama Punchimanda passed away due to Covid-related complications on Sunday morning in Bengaluru. She was 40.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Andhra Police claim attempt to implicate Jagan in uncle's murder
Amaravati, April 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police on Sunday said suspended IPS officer A B Venkateshwar Rao pressurized his then subordinate officers to falsely implicate Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy and his family in the murder of his uncle and former MP Y S Vivekananda Reddy.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Rlws to create green corridor for fast movement of oxygen
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Amid demand of oxygen across the country after Covid surge, the railways is getting fully ready to transport Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) and Oxygen Cylinders from one place to another. The railways has geared up to run oxygen Express trains through green corridor for fast movement of LMO as availability of oxygen is key in the treatment of certain medical conditions due to Covid infection.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Karnataka opens war room for oxygen supply to hospitals
Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Amid the pandemic's second wave and reported shortage of beds and drugs, Karnataka on Sunday set up a war room to ensure supply of medical oxygen to hospitals for treating Covid patients, especially in Bengaluru.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
de Villiers, Maxwell propel RCB to 204/4
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers propelled Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a score of 204/4 in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
'Being a singer helps me deliver dialogues with right rhythm'
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Adarsh Gourav, lead star of the Oscar-nominated film "The White Tiger", gave credits to his singing skills for helping him understand the movement of his character and deliver dialogues with right rhythm.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kipchoge ready for Tokyo, clocks world-leading time in Netherlands
Enschede (Netherlands), April 18 (IANS) Reigning Olympic champion and world record holder Eliud Kipchoge gave an indication that he is in peak form to retain the Tokyo Games marathon gold, winning the Enschede Marathon in 2:04:30 sec on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Athletics
Kareena Kapoor Khan: Lockdown doesn't mean giving up
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Living through a lockdown doesn't mean you have to give up on your daily workout regime, suggested Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Boucher 'hurt' by S Africa's twin defeats to Pakistan
Johannesburg, April 18 (IANS) South Africa head coach Mark Boucher said that he is "hurt" by the team's defeat in their recent ODI and T20I series to Pakistan at home. South Africa were without their core group of players in the last two matches of the T20I series as they left to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2021-04-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Airtel Payments Bank increases day-end balance limit to Rs 2 lakh
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) In line with the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) guidelines, Airtel Payments Bank on Sunday announced that it has become the first payments bank in the country to enable Rs 2 lakh day-end balance account limit.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
First human-monkey embryo sparks ethical debate
New York, April 18 (IANS) A joint team of US and Chinese scientists have, in breakthrough research, grown human cells in monkey embryos in a laboratory for up to 20 days. The development, which has sparked ethical debates, has implications for developing new models of human biology and disease.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
PM Modi reviews Covid situation in Varanasi
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the district administration of Varanasi should extend all possible help to the people with utmost sensitivity.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
FIDC seeks extension of MSME restructuring scheme till March 2022
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC) has urged the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to extend the one-time restructuring scheme for loans to MSMEs till March next year due to the severe second wave of Covid-19.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Make vaccines, medicine and oxygen available, Mamata tells PM
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) In view of the steep rise of the Covid cases in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene immediately and make available adequate supplies of vaccine, medicine and oxygen so that the vaccination process can be scaled up and treatment be provided.
2021-04-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Vaccination key to fight Covid, Manmohan to Modi
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, putting forward five suggestions to the government including ramping up the vaccination program and giving approval to the vaccines cleared by European agencies or USFDA.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vindu Dara Singh: Depleted earnings have escalated anxiety levels
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Bollywood and television actor Vindu Dara Singh on Sunday took to social media to talk about a serious concern saying people's anxiety levels have escalated owing to their depleted income amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Persepolis on mind, FC Goa coach urges players to improve further
Panaji, April 18 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa's head coach Juan Ferrando said that while the goalless draw against UAE's Al Wahda in the AFC Champions League Group Stage was a big positive for the team, the boys will soon have to improve "with a new target on mind".
2021-04-18
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
UP observes complete Sunday lockdown
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh witnessed a complete lockdown on Sunday and the state government undertook a massive sanitization drive in all major cities.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
TN's 2nd sero survey underway
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu public health department is taking blood samples and plasma randomly in 888 clusters for the state's second sero survey.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Sunny Leone goes for morning hike in Kerala
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone went for a morning hike in Kerala on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ex-Haryana CM Hooda, wife test positive for Covid
Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda and his wife Asha Hooda tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
China, US to cooperate on climate
Beijing/Washington, April 18 (IANS) Following talks between US climate envoy John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua, the world's two largest producers of greenhouse gases issued a joint statement saying they would cooperate on mitigating climate change.
2021-04-18
Category: International, China,Politics
AirAsia announces free rescheduling of bookings till May 15
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) AirAsia India has announced free rescheduling on all flights for bookings till May 15, 2021.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Madhuri Dixit: Heartbreaking to see pandemic taking over our lives yet again
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Bollywood star Madhuri Dixit Nene on Sunday reacted to the current situation of the Covid-19 pandemic which has badly affected India in its ongoing second wave.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
KKR unchanged as RCB bat first (Ld)
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won the toss and chose to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports
Yogi's helpline comes to aid of Covid patients
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) With the Integrated Command Control Centre (ICCC) failing to respond to the needs of Covid patients, it is now the Chief Minister's helpline which is coming to the aid of Covid infected persons.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kejriwal writes to Modi, seeks help to fight surging Covid
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With an unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases in the last few days, the national capital is facing shortage of beds and oxygen as daily positivity rate has jumped to 30 per cent, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said this in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Chrome 90 will let you share links to highlighted text
San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) Google has started rolling out a feature for Chrome 90, which will allow users to create a link that takes people to the part of a page you highlighted.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Experimental antiviral drug effective against Covid: Study
New York, April 18 (IANS) An experimental oral antiviral drug has shown potential in prevention and treatment of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19 infections, say researchers.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Athiya Shetty to KL Rahul: Grateful for you
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Athiya Shetty has shared a heart-warming birthday message for her rumoured beau KL Rahul on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
France imposes mandatory quarantine on several countries
Paris, April 18 (IANS) The French government on Sunday announced the tightening of entry restrictions from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and South Africa because of concerns about new variants of the coronavirus.
2021-04-18
Category: International, France,Politics
Andhra develops app to monitor Covid vaccination
Amaravati, April 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has developed user friendly app for Covid-19 vaccination drive from Monday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
RCB win toss, choose to bat against KKR (Toss)
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won the toss and chose to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Crackdown on 100 top tax defaulters in Trichy
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Trichy corporation has embarked on an ambitious project to retrieve its Rs 42 crore tax dues, including that of property tax and user charge arrears from top defaulters.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
After CBSE, now JEE exams postponed due to Covid surge
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) After postponing the CBSE board examinations, the Union Education Ministry has decided to postpone the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) in India and abroad. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has asked the National Testing Agency (NTA) not to conduct the JEE Mains examination in view of the rising Covid cases. The JEE Mains examination was scheduled to be held on April 27, 28 and 30 this year.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Koeman sets sights on La Liga after securing maiden Barca title
Berlin, April 18 (IANS) Ronald Koeman has revelled in his first title as Barcelona head coach but has set his sights on clinching the La Liga crown.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Iranian intel identifies suspect of n-facility attack
Tehran, April 18 (IANS) Iran's intelligence service is said to have identified one of the suspects behind an "act of sabotage" at the Natanz nuclear facility a week ago, according to state media on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Sonakshi Sinha shares her 'Sunday state of mind'
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha has shared a picture and is confused as to call it a Sunday selfie or Sunday state of mind.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Future Retail board, lenders approve debt restructuring plan
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) The board of Future Retail along and its lenders have approved a resolution plan to restructure the existing secured financial debt from the banks under the resolution framework for Covid-19 related stress.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
World Youth Boxing: Five Indians storm into quarters
Kielce, April 18 (IANS) Indian boxers put up a phenomenal performance at the AIBA Youth Men's and Women's World Boxing Championships with five of them making it to the quarter-finals on the fifth day of the competition on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Covid vax 'less effective' in people with some blood cancer: Study
Jerusalem, April 18 (IANS) The two-dose mRNA Covid-19 vaccine may be aless effective' in people undergoing treatment for certain types of blood cancers, researchers have claimed in two new studies.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Army pulls out from some areas of western Assam
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) With the return of peace in insurgency-affected Assam, the army has started pulling out of areas where normalcy has returned.
2021-04-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Celebrities demand medical help for Navalny
Moscow, April 18 (IANS) In a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, more than 70 celebrities from around the world have demanded medical treatment for ailing opposition figure Alexei Navalny, who is being held in a prison camp.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Samantha Akkineni dazzles in shimmery gold fringed dress
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Telugu star Samantha Akkineni looked every-inch gorgeous dressed in a shiny gold dress.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Nagal one step away from Barcelona Open main draw
Barcelona, April 18 (IANS) India's top-ranked men's tennis player Sumit Nagal overcame a tough challenge from Ukraine's Illya Marchenko 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 in the ATP 500 Barcelona Open qualifier to be one step away from the main draw of the tournament.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Samsung Galaxy A22 4G pops-up at BIS India: Report
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to expand its Galaxy A-series with the launch of Galaxy A22, in both the 4G and 5G versions.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Susceptibility to Covid high immediately after vaccination
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The susceptibility to Covid infections appears to be particularly high immediately after vaccination either due to lower immunity or due to unsafe behaviour.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
On mission Telangana, Sharmila ends 72-hour fast
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's daughter Sharmila, who undertook a 72-hour hunger strike in solidarity with the unemployed youths of Telangana, ended her fast on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Lavanya: 'Weekend, please don't leave me'
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) South star Lavanya Tripathi does not want the weekend to leave her, going by her post on social media.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Youth Cong chief sets example by helping people amid pandemic
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Anybody in the country who is in dire need of some help, be it the requirement for plasma or medicine, can approach Youth Congress President Srinivas B.V., who is ready to help even in the middle of the night.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Temporary jails to serve as quarantine for criminals
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is setting up temporary jails for keeping criminals, who are arrested or have surrendered, in quarantine till they test negative for Covid.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
US embassy orders employees' families to leave Chad
Washington, April 18 (IANS) The US State Department has ordered the families of the Americembassy staff members to leave N'Djamena, the capital of Chad.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United States,Politics
Anupam Kher mourns demise of his 'The Accidental Prime Minister' makeup artist
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher on Sunday took to social media to mourn the demise of a 33-year-old makeup artist who did his makeup for the film The Accidental Prime Minister.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Radhika Apte gets candid about mental health
New Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Actress Radhika Apte, known for her stellar performances and activism for social causes, recently opened up about her most intense roles, dealing with their ''emotional hangover'', mental health and more in an Instagram Live session.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Task force says no to blanket lockdowns
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Lancet Covid-19 Commission India Task Force has not recommended a blanket national or state lockdown, as opposed to localized, phased restrictions or closures.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Aditi Rao Hydari 'Stand's Up'
New Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) It's International Anti Street Harassment Week 11th-17th April 2021, and to mark the occasion, Bollyood actress Aditi Rao Hydari, who is also LOreal Paris brand ambassador, proudly stands with LOreal Paris to raise her voice against street harassment.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Germans unsure of holidaying this year
Berlin, April 18 (IANS) A new poll has revealed that about a third of Germans were unsure whether a holiday will be an option this year given the lingering coronavirus restrictions.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Germany,Politics
MI's Rohit Sharma makes a statement with 'Save the Corals' art
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma has environmental issues very close to his heart, it seems. The cricketer came out on the field against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday wearing shoes with "Save the Corals" art on them.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Less than 100 ICU beds left for Covid patients: Kejriwal (Ld)
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With the unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases, the national capital is facing shortage of beds as daily positivity rate has jumped to 30 per cent, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told the media after reviewing the Covid situation here on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Top Hefazat militant arrested in B'desh
Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) The Detective Branch (DB) of the Bangladesh Police on Sunday arrested Mamunul Haque, Joint Secretary of the Hefazat-e-Islam militant outfit.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Sonu Nigam: As a Hindu I feel the Kumbh Mela shouldn't have taken place
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Noted singer Sonu Nigam on Sunday reacted to the Kumbh Mela being made symbolic for this year due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Roblox to use content ratings to help limit access to explicit content
San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) Virtual gaming platform Roblox is reportedly developing content ratings for games and easier-to-use parental controls.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Covid-19 headwinds to make markets trade with negative bias (Market Watch)
Markets began last week under tremendous pressure on the back of a massive surge in Covid-19 cases. The stringent norms on movement of people imposed in Maharashtra which amounts to a night curfew and almost a day lockdown added to the woes. BSESENSEX lost 759.29 points or 1.53 per cent to close at 48,832.03 points. NIFTY lost 217 points or 1.46 per cent to close at 14,617.85 points. The broader markets saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose 1.61 per cent, 1.70 per cent and 1.83 per cent respectively. BSEMIDCAP was down 2.91 per cent while BSESMALLCAP lost 2.68 per cent. In sectoral indices there were no gainers with BSEMETAL losing the least at 0.31 per cent. Incidentally in the previous week, BSEMETAL had gained the most.
2021-04-18
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Designer Punit Balana forays into menswear
New Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Fashion designer Punit Balana believes ''fashion enthusiasts will always find a way to reach their favourite designers given any scenario''. He is still ''optimistic'' the pandemic has hit the industry hard, and believes there is a ''silver lining to every situation''.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
8 family members killed in Afghan mosque shooting
Kabul, April 18 (IANS) At least eight members of a family were killed after unknown gunmen opened fire on them at a mosque in Afghanistans Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Vaccinate teachers on priority basis to enable school opening in July
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Recommending priority vaccination of teachers and school staff, a Covid task force has said that a safe opening for the education sector can be done by July.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bolivia's MAS party faces pressure following defeat
La Paz, April 18 (IANS) The left-wing MAS party of former Bolivian President Evo Morales has been facing calls for renewal following its defeat in the country's regional elections.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Apple to shut its stores in US as Covid precautionary measure
San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) Apple has taken a step back in its efforts to reopen its stores around the world, with all six of its retail outlets in the US' Michigan closed as a preventative measure.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Jaaved Jaaferi: Family entertainer films get better mileage on TV
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Jaaved Jaaferi feels when it comes to mass entertainer films that can be enjoyed with the whole family, television is the ideal platform.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Comic relief: Amit Tandon offers online sessions for Covid+ audience
New Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) In an act of support for those who have tested Covid-positive and are currently isolating, noted comedian Amit Tandon has begun to speak to sets of 15 such people in daily 30-minute Zoom sessions where they will "talk and hopefully laugh together". After the first session on Friday, Tandon told IANSlife that the second wave has been worse, as "there was at least some light at the end of the tunnel" last year.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Outdoor mask restriction lifted in Israel
Tel Aviv, April 18 (IANS) Starting from Sunday onwards, Israeli residents will no longer be required to wear a facial mask in public, in another sign that the country might be putting the worst of the coronavirus pandemic behind it.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Germany to mourn Covid deaths in national service
Berlin, April 18 (IANS) German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will lead a commemorative event in Berlin on Sunday in the presence of the country's leaders for all those who have died due to the novel coronavirus.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Sheffield relegated after defeat at Wolves
London, April 18 (IANS) Sheffield United's miserable season was capped after relegation was finally confirmed following a 1-0 defeat at Wolves.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Meet the food enthusiast trying to boost culinary travel in Assam
New Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Mitali G Dutta is a Guwahati-based entrepreneur whose passion to learn and imbibe knowledge, led to her culinary venture 'Food Sutra by Mitali'.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Modern retail severely dented due to 2nd wave of Covid: SCAI
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The second wave has severely impacted the modern retail industry, said a statement by the Shopping Centres Association of India (SCAI).
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rutuja-Zeel win doubles, India pull off consolation win against Latvia
Jurmala (Latvia), April 18 (IANS) The pair of Rutuja Bhosale and Zeel Desai pulled one back as India won the double match against Latvia to end their Billie Jean King Cup World Group play-off campaign on a positive note after having lost all three singles matches.
2021-04-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Tennis
India's 2nd Covid wave more infectious, lower fatality
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in India is different from the first one in September 2020 as the rate of increase in new cases is significantly higher.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Double cornea transplant done on road accident victim at SGRH
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Dr. S.N. Jha, senior ophthalmologist and his team with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital recently did a life-changing rare double cornea transplant on a 25 year old road accident patient.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Indians flood social media urging for ventilator beds, plasma
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) As the country grapples with the worst surge in Covid cases amid the lethal second wave, thousands of people across the country have flooded various social media platforms, requesting authorities and users to arrange or inform about where to find ventilator beds, plasma from recovered patients, oxygen cylinders and drugs like Remdesivir and Tocilizumab, among others.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
NASA's Mars helicopter to take first flight on Monday
Washington, April 18 (IANS) After a series of delays, NASA is targeting to launch the first powered, controlled flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on Monday, the US space agency said in a statement.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United States,Technology
Google working on 'Trash Bin' feature for deleting files on Android 12
San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) Google is reportedly working on a feature, called Trash Bin, for deleting files on Android 12.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Soha Ali Khan shares various 'shades of lockdown'
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan has shared her weekend mood on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kejriwal speaks to Shah, seeks help amid rising Covid cases
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that he spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on phone and told him about the critical situation of rising Covid-19 cases in the national capital.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
I like being my own boss, I enjoy what I do: John Spence
New Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) With the pandemic still looming large, the hospitality and travel business continues to be one of the hardest hit by Covid-19. A year into the pandemic, despite being armed with the vaccine, the world continues to battle and hope for things to return to normalcy, albeit a new normal.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Diet drinks, soda might be harming your fertility
New Delhi, April 18 (IANSlife) Are you fond of fizzy drinks or diet cola breaks? Do you prefer sugar in your brew for a sweetener? If so, your 'diet' beverage could be messing with your pregnancy plans.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Chrissy Teigen, daughter Luna twin in black bikinis
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen and her daughter Luna have redefined mother-daughter goals as they together while twinning in a black bikinis.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nushrratt Bharuccha reveals no one trusts her kitchen skills at home!
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Nushrratt Bharuccha plays a domestic help in the OTT anthology "Ajeeb Daastaans". However, the Bollywood actress confesses when it comes to kitchen skills in real life, no one at home really trusts her!
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Telangana's daily Covid cases breach 5k mark
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Telangana reported 5,093 fresh Covid infections in the last 24 hours, health officials said on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Pick of the week (April 18)
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2021-04-18
Category: International, Israel,National
3 Afghan policemen killed in insider attack
Kabul, April 18 (IANS) Three police constables were killed when one of their colleagues turned his gun against them in Afghanistan's Badghis province, the latest in a string of insider attacks, an official confirmed on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Saving goals to saving girls from trafficking, the life of Anson Thomas
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Anson Thomas (54), a Keralite from Ranni in Pathanamthitta district, was born and brought up in the city of Mumbai, represented Mumbai in the National Hockey tournament, donning the role of the team Goalkeeper and later played for Indian Customs team as a goalkeeper after joining the elite department.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
How a holy river degenerated into sewage canal
Agra/Mathura April 18 (IANS) As Sri Krishna-Radha devotees in Braj Mandal celebrate the birthday of Yamuna on Sunday, their hearts are filled with disgust and frustration to see the plight of the river, which is the life line of millions of people from Delhi to Agra.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Expel BNP snakes responsible for member's disappearance'
Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) Mirza Abbas, a leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), has urged the expulsion of some "snakes" from the party who he held responsible for the 2012 disappearance of another senior member M Ilias Ali.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
3 brothers in UP die within 24 hrs, Covid not ruled out
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) In one of the worst tragedies in recent Covid times, three brothers here died within 24 hours.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rahul Gandhi suspends all his political rallies in Bengal
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Amid massive Covid surge in the country, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has suspended all his political rallies in West Bengal and asked other political parties to think about the consequences of holding big rallies in the middle of the raging pandemic.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tens of thousands killed in 2 decades of Afghan conflict
Kabul, April 18 (IANS) The last two decades of conflict in Afghanistan that started with the ouster of the Taliban regime in 2001, have claimed the lives of tens of thousands of people, including civilians, security personnel and foreign troops, according to a media report.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kerala Chief Secy writes to TN against closing by-roads
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) With the Covid spread increasing in Kerala and the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) crossing 17 per cent, the Tamil Nadu government has shut the by-roads connecting to Kerala. In response, the Kerala Chief Secretary V.P. Joy wrote a letter to his Tamil Nadu counterpart to keep the by-roads open as this creates problems for the people.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Aircel & RCOM steering towards liquidation, resulting in Rs 60,000 Cr NPA for Indian and Foreign Banks
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) ruling of last week in the Aircel Vs. Department of Telecommunications (DOT) case has cast a shadow on the resolution plans of Aircel and Reliance Communication Ltd. (RCOM).
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Virtual reality can teach leadership skills just like humans
Wellington, April 18 (IANS) A virtual human can be as good as a flesh-and-blood one when it comes to helping people practice new leadership skills, according to a new research.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Pak to begin inoculation for 50-59 age group from April 21
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistan's National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has announced its decision to start the vaccination of people in the 50-59 age group against Covid-19 from April 21, it was reported on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
UP man sets own house on fire to implicate rival
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a man set ablaze his own house to implicate a village pradhan candidate and lodged an FIR for assault and arson in Sitapur district.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kriti shares hilarious video of Varun from 'Bhediya' sets
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Kriti Sanon shared a hilarious video featuring Varun Dhawan, a baby and a cake. She jokingly said she cannot believe what the actor did to the child.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Govt claims contrary to reality: Chidambaram
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday lashed out at the government for making claims 'contrary to the reality' in the country.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vaccinated Australians to have greater int'l travel freedom
Canberra, April 18 (IANS) Vaccinated Australians could be allowed to travel overseas and quarantine at home on their return before the "vast majority" of the population has been inoculated against Covid-19, a Minister said on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Brazil registers over 370,000 Covid deaths
Brasilia, April 18 (IANS) Brazil's Covid-19 death toll has reached 371,678 after 2,929 fatalities were registered in the past 24 hours, the country's Ministry of Health reported.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
5.8-magnitude quake jolts Japan's Miyagi prefecture
Tokyo, April 18 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck off Japan's Miyagi Prefecture on Sunday, according to the authorities.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
Chess champion Anand pays heartfelt tribute to late father
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Five-time world chess champion, Viswanathan Anand, on Sunday paid a heartfelt tribute to his father, K. Viswanathan, who passed away on April 15 owing to age-related problems. He was 92.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Armed man threatening California residents shot dead
San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) An armed man who allegedly threatened to shoot residents in Northern California was shot and killed by Alameda County Sheriff's deputies, authorities said.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
UP to set up 10 oxygen plants in a week
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government is setting up 10 oxygen plants for unabated supply of oxygen to all the hospitals in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Yogi's health condition improves, remains in isolation
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who was tested positive for Covid is improving in home isolation.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Czech Republic expels 18 Russian embassy staff
Prague, April 18 (IANS) The Czech Republic is expelling 18 employees of the Russian embassy in Prague, who were allegedly "identified as members of the Russian secret services", Foreign Minister Jan Hamacek said at news conference.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Czech Republic,Politics
Alaya F: I put my phone aside if I get overwhelmed with social media
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actress Alaya F says she tries keeping it as real as she can on social media and adds that while she enjoys the platform, she doesn't take it too seriously.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Petrol prices unchanged across metros
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged for the third straight day across four metro cities.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AFC Champions League: FC Goa's impressive run continues
Goa, April 18 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa came up with another impressive performance, keeping their slate clean in a goalless draw against UAE's Al Wahda in an AFC Champions League (ACL) Group Stage match late on Saturday night.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Protest against police brutality held in California city
San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) Hundreds of people took to the streets of the city of Oakland in California to protest against fatal police shootings in Minneapolis and Chicago.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
This is how highly infectious Covid variant gets neutralised
New York, April 18 (IANS) Scientists have revealed how a highly infectious variant of SARS-CoV-2 virus binds to host but succumbs to antibodies later, a discovery that could help in the development of more potent Covid vaccines.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Public confidence in Italy's vax rollout hindered by AstraZeneca fears'
Rome, April 18 (IANS) The regional health authorities in Italy's Lombardy region have said that public confidence in the country's use of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine has been hindered by the jab's safety fears.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Drying FII inflows on rising Covid cases to weaken rupee (IANS Currency Watch)
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Drying FII inflows on the back of rising Covid cases is expected to weaken the Indian rupee further during the upcoming trade week.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India reports 2.61L new Covid cases, over 1,500 deaths
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India has reported 2,61,500 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike ever, pushing the country's overall Covid tally to 1,47,88,109, according to the Health Ministry data released on Sunday.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
NY Covid hospitalisations lowest since Nov 2020: Cuomo
New York, April 18 (IANS) Covid-19 hospitalisations in New York state has dropped to the lowest level since November 30, 2020, said Governor Andrew Cuomo.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Future not clear, says Flick after deciding to leave Bayern
Berlin, April 18 (IANS) Hansi Flick has said he wants to leave as Bayern Munich coach after the season, making the announcement after the team went seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-2 victory in Wolfsburg.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
UP allows medical aid to those testing negative despite Covid symptoms
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) In a major relief to people who have tested Covid negative but are still showing symptoms, the Yogi Adityanath government has directed all the medical facilities to treat them as presumptive Covid-19 cases.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Ukraine expels Russian diplomat in retaliation
Kieve, April 18 (IANS) In a retaliatory move, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has asked a Russian diplomat in Kiev to leave the country within 72 hours starting from April 19 in response to Moscow's expulsion of a Ukrainian consul.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Aruba,Politics
Female constable cremates unidentified woman's body
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) A female constable in Mathura cremated the body of an unidentified young woman, which was found in a canal on April 11.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Man places online order for apples, finds iPhone inside in UK
London, April 18 (IANS) In an unexpected event, a UK resident, who made an online purchase of groceries including apples, received an Apple iPhone along with his supplies.
2021-04-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Twitter suffers partial outage, users unable to send DMs
San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) Twitter went down in the US and the micro-blogging platform said it was working on to fix an issue with its servers.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
OTT looks to books for inspiration
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) With OTT platforms experimenting with genres and content, there are a host of projects that are based on books.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Erratic weather in J&K, Ladakh, improvement likely from Monday
Srinagar, April 18 (IANS) Weather in J&K and Ladakh remained erratic on Sunday as moderate rain in plains and light snowfall occurred on the hills of the two union territories.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Declare national health emergency: Sibal
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Amid rising cases of Covid-19 former Union Minister and Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday demanded that the Centre declare a national health emergency in the country. He also urged the Election Commission to declare a moratorium on election rallies.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Work on Delhi-Meerut RRTS in full swing
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Work on the 82 km-long Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) from Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan to Meerut in Uttar Pradesh is in full swing and the viaduct of the around 17 km corridor has been completed.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Barca win Copa del Rey with destruction of Athletic Bilbao
Barcelona, April 18 (IANS) Lionel Messi and Frenkie de Jong inspired Barcelona to a 4-0 thrashing of Athletic Bilbao on Saturday to win the Copa del Rey for a record 31st time.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Cyprus, Greece, Israel, UAE FMs meet
Nicosia, April 18 (IANS) The Foreign Ministers of Cyprus, Greece, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) concluded a two-day meeting on regional issues and cooperation.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Cyprus,Politics
Arjun Rampal and Neil Nitin Mukesh test Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Arjun Rampal and Nitin Nitin Mukesh are the latest Bollywood celebrities to fall prey to the Covid-19 pandemic. Both actors took to social media to inform that they have tested positive for Covid-19.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi air base
Sanaa, April 18 (IANS) Yemen's Houthi militia said they fired an explosive-laden drone toward King Khalid Air Base in Saudi Arabia's southwestern city of Khamis Mushait.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Yogi govt to slap NSA against 3 Remdesivir hoarders
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to invoke the provisions of stringent National Security Act (NSA) against three persons who were arrested in Kanpur, carrying 265 Remdesivir injection vials.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Israel arrests 3 Palestinian electoral candidates
Ramallah, April 18 (IANS) The Israeli police have arrested three Palestinian electoral candidates attempting to hold a news briefing in East Jerusalem, sources said here.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Teen kills grandmother after she refuses money for new phone
Aligarh, April 18 (IANS) In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, an 18-year-old boy strangled his grandmother to death after she refused to give him money to buy a new phone.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Ram Navmi' celebrations in Ayodhya scrapped
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) The Ayodhya administration has decided to call off the 'Ram Navmi Mela' on April 21, which attracts a huge gathering of pilgrims on the last day of Navratri.
2021-04-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
Russia expels Ukrainian diplomat for 'spying'
Moscow, April 18 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry asked a Ukrainian diplomat to leave the country after he was caught red-handed receiving classified information from a Russian citizen.
2021-04-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics