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Parth Samthaan opens up on his moments of depression during lockdown
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Like many others, "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" actor Parth Samthaan has also faced moments of depression and sadness during the coronavirus lockdown.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pvt trains' fares to be competitive with airlines: Chairman
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A day after inviting the request for qualifications from private entities for running 151 trains on 109 pairs of routes, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav on Thursday said the private train operations would begin by April 2023 and the fares in these trains would be competitive with air fares on similar routes.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Only 5% operations by private players in rlys: Chairman
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A day after the Indian Railways announced a major push for the private sector by inviting request for qualifications for passenger train operations on 109 pairs of routes through 151 modern trains, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav on Thursday said that only five per cent of the total operations of the Railways will be given to private players.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alaya F takes up the 50 push-up challenge
Her Instagram series of "#AlayaAF" has been providing a motivational factor during the lockdown. She has treated her fans with a lot of short videos that urge them to utilise their time productively. The interactive video series also helps her to stay in touch with fans and the audience.
2020-07-02
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kangana Ranaut denies being called for questioning in Sushant case yet
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut's social media team has denied reports that the actress will be questioned by Mumbai Police as a part of the investigation of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
17 die in fresh lightning strikes across Bihar
Patna, July 2 (IANS) At least 17 more people died in lightning strikes in various parts of Bihar on Thursday, officials said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pvt trains will help people get confirmed ticket: Chairman
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A day after the Indian Railways made a major privatisation push by inviting request for qualifications from private entities for participation in passenger train operations on 109 pairs of routes through 151 modern trains, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav said it would help in providing confirmed tickets to passengers on the high-demand routes.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US H-1B visa suspension should be revoked: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has demanded that suspension of the H-1B visas should be revoked as it will impact millions of Indians. He also said that America has benefited from India's talent.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Kabir Singh' actress Geetika Mehandru joins 'Choti Sarrdaarni'
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) "Kabir Singh" actress Geetika Mehandru says she has replaced actress Jinal Jain in the show "Choti Sarrdaarni".
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Railways achieves 100% punctuality first time
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Railways, here on Thursday, claimed to have achieved 100 per cent punctuality of trains -- first time in its history.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kohli lauds Hardik for fly push ups, takes up the challenge
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Impressed by teammate Hardik Pandya's fly push ups, India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday posted a video on social media doing the same exercise.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Sushant top trending in June on Google Search in India
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The top trending topic in India over June was Sushant Singh Rajput and the interest for the late actor spiked sharply on June 14 to reach an all-time high in a national level, Google said on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Technology
Indigenous systems will immensely benefit forces: DRDO
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said on Thursday that the armed forces and the industry will be immensely benefitted by the manufacturing of indigenous systems.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Voters above 65 yrs, Covid patients get postal ballot rights
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Centre has allowed voters above 65 years and Covid-19 positive people under home or institutional quarantine to use postal ballot to cast their votes in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh crosses 16,000
Amaravati, July 2 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh crossed 16,000 on Thursday with 845 people testing positive during the last 24 hours, health officials said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
How China openly discriminates against foreign firms, investors
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) As India takes a tough stand against Chinese companies and their operations on its turf in the wake of deadly Galwan Valley standoff, China which calls itself a harbinger of new-age trade has long been discriminating across industries, especially against foreign entities that come to work in that country.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Technology
UKIBC appoints Jayant Krishna as group CEO
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The UK India Business Council has appointed Jayant Krishna as its new Group Chief Executive Officer, effective from August 3, 2020.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Coal miners' strike hits production in Telangana's Singareni
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) Coal production in Telangana's Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) came to a halt on Thursday as miners began a three-day strike called by various unions to protest against the Centre's decision to privatise the mines.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Tendulkar, Kumble lead tributes as Everton Weekes passes away aged 95
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Former India cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble led the way in paying tribute to legendary West Indies cricketer Everton Weekes after he passed away, aged 95, at his Christ Church home in Barbados on Wednesday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Akshay-starrer 'Bellbottom' is an untold true story: Writer Aseem Arrora
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Screenwriter Aseem Arrora is currently busy with his upcoming Akshay Kumar-starrer "Bellbottom". The writer says the rollercoaster spy ride will overwhelm the audience with strong emotions.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Threat perception of Priyanka, Rahul has not changed: Cong
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra got an eviction notice from the government, the Congress said that the threat perception of the Gandhi family has not changed. They are still Z plus protectees and only the protection agency has been changed from the SPG to another agency, the party said.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aastha Gill: Lockdown will change the tastes of people
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Singer Aastha Gill feels the lockdown scenario amid the coronavirus pandemic will have an impact on the taste of people when it comes to music.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
WHO: Covid-19 hitting livelihoods, causing anxiety, stress
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the global Covid-19 pandemic has hit the lives and livelihoods of the people, besides causing fear and depression in them.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Don't stop home collection of Covid samples: HC to pvt labs
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Keeping in view the prevailing circumstances when the Covid-19 cases are on the rise, the Delhi High Court has advised the private labs not to stop home collection of samples.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Coronil' controversy: Plea seeks FIR against Ramdev for false claims
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Days after yoga guru Ramdev launched 'Coronil', claiming that it can cure coronavirus, a plea has been filed in a Delhi court seeking a direction to police to register FIR against the him, Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, Acharya Balkrishna and others for making false claims and gaining money out of misery of people.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tendulkar, Kumble lead tributes as Everton Weeks passes away aged 95
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Former India cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble led the way in paying tribute to legendary West Indies cricketer Everton Weeks after he passed away, aged 95, at his Christ Church home in Barbados on Wednesday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Now, bio-tech, B.pharma students to aid research on Covid-19 drug
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Amid the rising cases of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country, professionals, teachers, researchers and students from various fields of studies such as computer science, chemistry, pharmacy, medicine and biotechnology will extend assistance in the process of research and preparation of a vaccine.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Everton Weekes to feature in cricket museum at Eden Gardens
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), while mourning the demise of West Indian legend Everton Weekes, on Thursday announced that the iconic cricketer would feature in the soon to come up cricket museum at Eden Gardens. Legendary West Indies batsman Weekes passed away at the Christ Church home on Wednesday in Barbados. He was 95.
2020-07-02
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Delhi cops pull the trigger on street crime
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) To check the sudden spurt in street crime cases in the capital, the Delhi Police it seems have decided not to hesitate while opening fire on criminals in case they are challenged.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National
B'luru MP tests negative after meeting infected doctor
Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya has tested negative for Covid-19 following a meeting with an infected doctor at the Victoria Hospital here.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Spitting in Connaught Place, posh markets will cost you Rs 1K
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Spitting at public places will now attract an on-the-spot fine of Rs 1,000 or punishment under provisions of law, for violators visiting the national capital's posh markets like Connaught Place, Khan Market, Gole market and Sarojini Nagar Market. It will be a part of a phase wise anti spitting drive launched by New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Thursday.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Priyanka to shift to Lucknow after Covid 19 subsides'
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After the government sent Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi a notice to vacate her 35 Lodi Estate official bungalow within a month, party sources said that being in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh she is likely to shift to Lucknow.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India rushes to buy fighters amid border standoff with China
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Amid the tense situation at the border with China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday approved a proposal for procurement of 21 MiG-29 fighter aircraft, along with upgradation of 59 Mig-29s, and 12 more Su-30 MKI aircraft.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
'Urban forest' set up at CAG's office in Delhi
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) In a bid to control air pollution in the national capital, an 'urban forest has been set up in the park of the Comptroller and Auditor Generals (CAG) office.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
DP asked to file FIR against cop for throwing man off roof
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Amid nation-wide outrage over the police brutality, a Delhi court has ordered the city police to register FIR against the cop who, along with two others, allegedly threw a man off the roof in the Burari area of North Delhi.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saif gets trolled for claiming he is a victim of nepotism
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan declared in an interview that he has been a victim of nepotism, but he only ended up being a target of memes and tolls in social media.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sopore girl first to get J&K domicile certificate
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Aliya Tariq, 10, from Sopore in North Kashmir became the first person to receive the domicile certificate on June 22 under the new law that has been introduced after the scrapping of Article 370 and splitting of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Delete 'Chinese spyware' TikTok now: Anonymous hacker group
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The popular Hacker group Anonymous has mounted a fierce campaign on the social media platforms to ban TikTok globally, saying its a malware from the Chinese government that is spying on its millions of users.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shivakumar swears to bring Congress back to power in K'taka (2nd Lead)
Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) Congress' newly-installed Karnataka President D.K. Shivakumar on Thursday vowed to bring the party back to power in the southern state with the support of its leaders and cadres.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
FIFA U-17 Women's WC: LOC, Maharashtra govt discuss preparations
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) The Local Organising Committee of the FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup 2021 held a video conference meeting with the Sports Minister of Maharashtra, Sunil Kedar and Vice President of Western India Football Association and Minister of Tourism and Environment of Maharashtra, Aaditya Thackeray, to take stock of preparations for the upcoming tournament.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Pathan slams Twitter user for calling him 'next Hafiz Saeed'
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Former India fast bowler Irfan Pathan on Thursday slammed a Twitter user for saying he is "not hiding his ambitions to become the next Hafiz Saeed," referring to the leader of the terrorist organisation Jamat-ud-Dawa (JUD).
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cake makes Kunal Kemmu emotional
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kunal Kemmu in a new post shared how cake made him emotional a few times in the past.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Qatar Airways starts to reinstate 18 more destinations till July 15
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Doha-based Qatar Airways has started to reinstate 18 more destinations worldwide from July 1-15.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Modi, Putin agree to further strengthen strategic partnership
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone conversation on Thursday reiterated their commitment to further strengthen the special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India in all spheres.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Tigmanshu Dhulia to direct Hindi remake of French film 'Gang Story'
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Tigmanshu Dhulia is all set to direct a Bollywood remake of the French film 'Gang Story.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chhattisgarh attributes rise in automobile sale to Nyay
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has recorded second highest automobile sale in the country and the maximum sale of cars and bikes was recorded in Raipur. In June, 27,000 bikes were sold against 7,603 in May in Raipur.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NHAI to set up InvIT for investment in highway sector
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) With an aim to facilitate investment in the highway sector, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) is in the process of setting up an Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT).
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai centre treats corona patients for just Rs 1K/day (Ld)
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Amid unending complaints of fleecing by private hospitals and medicos, a centre in north-Mumbai stands out like an oasis of hope for panicky COVID-19 patients.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Russia ready to strengthen strategic partnership with India
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) In a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday reiterated his nation's commitment to further strengthen the "special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries in all spheres".
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Nora Fatehi hits 14mn mark on Insta, celebrates with video that changed her life
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Dancing sensation and actress Nora Fatehi has garnered over 14 million followers on Instagram, and to celebrate she has shared a moment that she believed has changed her life.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood