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Places of worships, hotels, malls to re-open in Telangana from June 8
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) All places of worship, hotels and shopping malls outside the containment zones in Telangana will re-open from June 8, the state government announced on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Well-planned violence in JMI by outsiders in garb of protest: Delhi Police to HC
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Delhi Police have told the Delhi High Court in an affidavit that the violence that erupted in and around Jamia Millia Islamia last year was a "well-planned and orchestrated attempt by some persons with local support (who were not students) to intentionally perpetrate violence in the area" and the said incident "was not sporadic but well-planned".
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Don't delay any emergency procedure for lack of Covid-19 test: Delhi govt
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Even as Covid cases are rising in the national capital, the Delhi government has issued an order directing that no emergency procedure should be delayed for the lack of a Covid-19 test.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Staff of clinics, labs in Shopian to be tested for Covid-19
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) The District Magistrate of South Kashmir's Shopian district has ordered that the staff of all clinics and labs in the district will be tested for Covid-19.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Covid death toll in Telangana crosses 100
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) The death toll due to Covid-19 in Telangana crossed 100 with six more persons succumbing to the deadly virus, officials said on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Masks, social distancing and no large gatherings: SOPs for malls
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) With malls being allowed to open from next week, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Thursday issued the SOP on preventive measures there to contain spread of Covid-19, saying only asymptomatic customers will be allowed with masks and entrances will have sanitiser dispensers and thermal screening.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
DU to promote students on assessment of previous semester
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Delhi University on Thursday issued fresh guidelines, saying students will be promoted to the next semester without having to appear for exams.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Biggest single day surge in J&K as 285 test Covid positive
Jammu, June 4 (IANS) In the biggest single day surge so far, 285 more tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, taking the total number of Covid-19 patients in the Union Territory to 3,142.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Covid in Delhi: Toll reaches 650, cases cross 25K mark
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Coronavirus cases in the national capital witnessed a jump of 1,359 cases in a day, taking the total tally to 25,004 while the death toll has reached 650, the Delhi Health Department said on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Muslim neighbours perform last rites of Kashmir Pandit woman in J&K
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Local Muslims in Jammu and Kashmirs Bandipora district on Thursday performed the last rites of a Kashmiri Pandit woman, upholding the centuries old tradition of brotherhood between the two communities.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
50% seating, disposable menus, say govt's SOPs for restaurants
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Restaurants, opening up in non-containment zone areas from next week, have been asked to keep seating to half their capacity to ensure social distancing, and ensure necessary hygiene to contain spread of Covid-19, as per the Standard Operating Procedures issued by the government on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
With two more killings, Nagpur rocked by 5 murders in 3 days
Nagpur, June 4 (IANS) Amid the ongoing lockdown, Nagpur was rocked by at least five murders in the past three days, police said on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
215 new COVID-19 cases in Gurugram
Gurugram, June 4 (IANS) A further 215 Covid-19 cases emerged in Gurugram on Thursday, taking the total tally to 1,410.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Tahir Hussain punished for being Muslim: Amantullah Khan
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amantullah Khan said on Thursday that while the Delhi Police have made former AAP councillor Tahir Hussain the mastermind behind the communal riots in northeast Delhi in February this year, they have not looked for the actual rioters, claiming that Hussain has been punished for being a Muslim.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
13 sellers of spurious seeds in Telangana booked
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) Coming down heavily on those selling spurious seeds, Telagana Police have booked cases against 13 people under the Preventive Detention Act.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Highest positive cases 492 found in Gujarat in a day
Gandhinagar, June 4 (IANS) For the fifth consecutive day, health authorities on Thursday reported more than 400 positive cases of corona infection in Gujarat, taking the total positive case count to 18,609. The death toll in the state also climbed to 1,155 as 33 more people succumbed to the virus.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
AstraZeneca joins Serum Institute to supply 1bn doses of Oxford vaccine
London, June 4 (IANS) British-Swedish multinational biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca on Thursday announced it has reached a licensing agreement with Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) to supply one billion doses of University of Oxford's potential Covid-19 vaccine, AZD1222, for low-and-middle-income countries, with a commitment to provide 400 million before the end of 2020.
2020-06-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Spurs borrow 175 million pounds from Bank of England
London, June 4 (IANS) Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspur announced on Thursday that it has secured a loan of 175 million pounds from the Bank of England.
2020-06-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
CBI books Ginni Gold Pvt Ltd for Rs 53 cr fraud
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday said that it has filed a case against a Delhi-based company and its directors, engaged in the manufacturing of gold and diamond studded jewellery, for causing loss to the Union Bank of India to the tune of Rs 53 crore.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Social distancing, contactless procedures must in re-opening hotels: SOPs
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Hotels and other hospitality units in non-containment zones, allowed to reopen from next week, have been directed to maintain social distancing, hygiene, and procedures to minimise physical contact between staff and guests, among others, as per the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Lockdown fallout: Parents battle screen fatigue, kids hooked to devices
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Since the nationwide lockdown was implemented in India over two months back, parents and children are spending more time on various screens at home which is seriously affecting their health, resulting in eye pain, watery eyes, headaches and less quality sleep time.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Southampton striker Shane Long agrees to new two-year deal
London, June 4 (IANS) Southampton forward Shane Long has agreed to a two-year contract extension at St Marys, the club said in a statement on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
B'desh crackdown on human traffickers after Libya massacre (Ld)
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) In a nationwide crackdown, Bangladesh security forces have arrested 16 human traffickers responsible for sending more than 30 workers to Libya, most of whom perished in a grisly massacre last week. Seven of these 14 traffickers were nabbed by CID, said DIG (Organised Crime), Imtiaz Ahmed, in a press briefing on Thursday afternoon.
2020-06-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
US private sector cut 2.7mn jobs in May, far fewer than expected
New York, June 4 (IANS) Private sector employment in the US decreased by 2.7 million jobs from April to May, according to a new report which raised hope that the worst could be over for the labour market as job losses were far fewer than expected.
2020-06-04
Category: International, United States,Technology
Jimmy Kimmel looks back at his white privilege
Los Angeles, June 4 (IANS) Television host Jimmy Kimmel is understanding the true meaning of white privilege and says, while it doesnt mean ones life hasnt been hard, it is just that the colour of his skin hasnt played any part in bringing trouble in his life.
2020-06-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Amid cyclone, corona, Mumbai cop saves minor girl's life
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) At the height of the Covid-19 crisis coupled with cyclone Nisarga, a Mumbai policeman helped save the life of a minor girl who underwent a critical heart operation, an official said here on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
JeM planned 3 car bomb blasts in J&K, intelligence agencies to security forces
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed planned three vehicle-borne bomb blasts in the Kashmir Valley, as per central intelligence agencies' alerts to the security establishment. Out of three, one attack was attempted but foiled because of alert security forces.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Pollution caused respiratory issues to 38% people in 1 year
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) As many as 38.8 per cent people in the national capital and the neighbouring areas reported visiting hospitals due to respiratory discomfort in the past one year, according to a survey released here on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
Experts hail hydroxychloroquine's return to WHO solidarity trial for COVID-19
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) As the World Health Organisation announced the resumption of the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine in the solidarity trail for the treatment of COVID 19 disease, experts across the country hailed the decision by the world health body in one voice.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Maoist carrying reward surrenders along with lover in Jharkhand
Ranchi, June 4 (IANS) Driven by love, a Maoist 'commander' carrying Rs 2 lakh reward surrendered before the police along with his lover in Jharkhand's Saraikela district on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Emergency air strip construction begins in Kashmir amid India-China standoff
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Amid the standoff between Indian and Chinese armies in Ladakh, work has started for the construction of an emergency airstrip in Kashmir.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Amid concerns over Assam gas blowout, Singapore firm roped in
Guwahati, June 4 (IANS) A Singapore-based emergency management firm will start work to control the 8-day long blowout in the gas well in Assam's Tinsukia district, officials said on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Demand for quirky masks spells opportunity for artisans
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) First week of the nationwide 'unlockdown' witnessed people hitting the streets sporting not only the typical plain white and azure blue masks but also those with floral prints and cartoon characters embossed on them.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India, Australia sign maritime cooperation in Indo-Pacific region
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India and Australia on Thursday entered into a comprehensive strategic partnership by signing a wide-ranging joint declaration based on a shared vision for maritime cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
US envoy to India apologizes for desecration of Gandhi statue
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, on Thursday apologized for the desecration of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Washington DC.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
Aus airport workers hold demonstrations over recovery plan
Canberra, June 4 (IANS) Australian airport workers held demonstrations on Thursday, demanding access to COVID-19 welfare payments as well as a national recovery plan to help revive their devastated industry.
2020-06-04
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Pak abolishes 2-day quarantine policy for air travellers
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) The Pakistan government has the government has abolished the 48-hour quarantine condition for air travellers and would instead be sent to their homes after a medical check-up and test at the airports, aviation sources said.
2020-06-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Covid-19 vac not possible soon' (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) It is not possible to develop a vaccine for Covid-19 soon, as the RNA virus changes very quickly and this makes it difficult to create a good vaccine, says Claudio Colosio Unimi Professor, Department of Health Sciences University of Milan, Italy.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Judicial commission completes 2014 Peshawar school attack probe
Peshawar, June 4 (IANS) A single-member judicial commission has completed a probe into the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School massacre and is likely to submit its report to the Supreme Court by the end of this month, the media reported on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Maha Minister seeks action over Kerala elephant killing
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Terming it as a 'blot' on humanity, Maharashtra Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad on Thursday urged the Kerala Government to initiate stringent legal action against those involved in the killing of a pregnant elephant.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
T20 cricket set to return to Australia with fans in attendance
Melbourne, June 4 (IANS) Competitive cricket is set to return to Australia as a T20 tournament in Darwin is set to kickstart the sport which has been suspended worldwide since March due to coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Osteoporosis treatment may also protect against pneumonia
Hong Kong, June 4 (IANS) The nitrogen containing bisphosphonates (N-BPs) medications such as alendronate widely used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis are linked with lower risks of pneumonia and of dying from pneumonia, say researchers.
2020-06-04
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
Braj Mandal's COVID-19 recovery rate improves, but no decline in graph
Agra, June 4 (IANS) The recovery rate of patients suffering from coronavirus disease in Agra, Mathura and Firozabad has improved, the health officials said on Thursday, even as there was no decline in Braj Mandal's COVID-19 graph.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India-Aus ties have always been close: Modi on summit
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his exuberance in joining the India-Australia Virtual Summit and said that people-to-people relations of both the countries are strong and the future looks bright.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
'Crashed PIA plane's pilot didn't follow ATC instructions'
Karachi, June 4 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said in a letter to the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) that the pilot of plane which crashed in Karachi on May 22 did not follow the instructions of the air-traffic controller (ATC).
2020-06-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
R'sthan: Woman kills husband with axe for raping her sister, held
Jaipur, June 4 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman was arrested for killing her husband after he raped her minor sister in Rajasthan, police said on Thursday.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Twitter CEO Dorsey says download Signal as US protests gain steam
San Francisco, June 4 (IANS) Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has pitched for downloading encrypted messaging app Signal that rivals Telegram and Facebook-owned WhatsApp as protests in the US gain momentum.
2020-06-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rhiannon Roberts signs new contract with Liverpool FC Women
London, June 4 (IANS) Rhiannon Roberts has signed a new contract with Liverpool FC Women, the club has announced.
2020-06-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
George Floyd tested COVID-19 positive before death: Autopsy
Washington, June 4 (IANS) African-American man George Floyd, whose death in police custody has triggered nationwide protests in the US, had tested positive for the novel coronavirus on April 3 before he died on May 25, according to a full autopsy report.
2020-06-04
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wildlife poaching doubles during COVID-19 lockdown
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Poaching incidents for consumption and local trade have more than doubled during the lockdown period, according to a recent study.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife