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Kashmir tourism in top gear towards revival (KASHMIR PART- 4)
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) One of the most important sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's economy is tourism.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Andhra opens vaccination for all above 18 from today
Amaravati, June 21 (IANS) Starting Monday, all people above 18 years of age are eligible for vaccination in Andhra Pradesh as the government has made arrangements for the same.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
NYC, rising from Covid restrictions, celebrates Yoga Day
New York, June 21 (IANS) Rising from the pall of Covid-19 restrictions, New York City celebrated International Yoga Day at the Times Square with day-long performances of the ancient Indian art of developing a healthy mind and body.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
'Historical fiction gives unencumbered access to art of storytelling' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) As one walks through the ruins of Nalanda, every stone speaks of a bygone era that asks to be kept alive in our collective consciousness, says the multi-faceted Shivani Singh of her captivating historical thriller that is a fascinating tale of how one of the worlds most ancient universities got destroyed.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
UP Cong leader caught in donation row
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) The Congress, which was targeting the right-wing leaders over the alleged scam in purchase of land for the Ram temple trust, has now landed in a major controversy itself.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mamata's ex-fratia for women takes a hit due to fund crunch
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee promised in her election campaign "Lakshmi Bhandar (Lakshmi's treasure)" - a monthly ex-gratia of Rs 1,000 to women heads of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe families and Rs 500 to those in general categories, but government officials said that all the families of the state cannot be included in the scheme because of shortage of funds.
2021-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Arab League eyes more European support for Palestinian cause
Cairo, June 21 (IANS) Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, Secretary-General of the Cairo-based Arab League (AL), held talks with a top European Union (EU) official, during which they discussed the decades-long Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Somali army kills 24 al-Shabab terrorists
Mogadishu, June 21 (IANS) The Somali National Army (SNA) said 24 al-Shabab terrorists were filled after its forcesfoiled an attempted on a military base in the southern town of Diinsoor.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Somalia,Politics,Terrorism
Mask-wearing can increase struggles with social anxiety
Toronto, June 21 (IANS) Masks have become an integral part of life due to Covid-19. However, people who struggle with social anxiety might experience increased distress related to mask-wearing during and even after the pandemic, finds a study.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Canada,National,Health/Medicine
Security beefed up in TN ahead of the farmer's agitation
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Security has been enhanced in Tamil Nadu following the intelligence reports of the possibility of violence erupting during the farmers' protest.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
15 people killed in Mexico attacks
Mexico City, June 21 (IANS) At least 15 people died in armed attacks in the Mexican border city of Reynosa, local authorities said in a statement.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK scientists warn of 'miserable winter' due to new viruses
London, June 21 (IANS) British scientists have warned of a "pretty miserable winter" in the UK this year due to new respiratory viruses likely to emerge, with further lockdowns a possibility.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Iraq approves 8,273 polling centres for parliamentary elections
Baghdad, June 21 (IANS) The Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) said that it has approved 8,273 polling centres across the country as part of its preparations for the parliamentary elections scheduled for October 10.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
England players tried to distract us but we didn't heed to that: Deepti Sharma
Bristol, June 21 (IANS) India batter Deepti Sharma, who played a crucial role in the Mithali Raj-led side stealing a draw in the one-off Test against England, said that the England players tried to "distract us" during the match but "I made sure I didn't heed any of that".
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Police probe accident that killed 5 Kerala youths
Kozhikode (Kerala) June 21 (IANS) The local police here began a detailed probe into the road accident that took place near here around 4.45 a.m. on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Experts suggest inoculating kids, teenagers at the earliest
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) As studies conducted by the Tamil Nadu State Public Health revealed that the Delta Covid variant has led to a majority of positive cases in the state, experts are of the opinion that children and teenagers should be inoculated against the virus at the earliest after conducting trials.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Documents for n-deal almost ready: Iranian negotiator
Tehran, June 21 (IANS) Senior Iranian negotiator Abbas Araqchi said that documents for an agreement on the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal, commonly known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), are almost ready.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Kishan Reddy celebrates yoga day with Hyderabad
Hyderabad/Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, G. Kishan Reddy joined yoga enthusiasts and proponents in International Yoga Day celebrations on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Israel launches commission to probe festival stampede
Tel Aviv, June 21 (IANS) The Israeli cabinet has approved the establishment of a state commission of inquiry into the deadly Jewish religious festival stampede in April that claimed 45 lives.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Man dupes woman of Rs 2.5 cr after befriending her on FB
Jaipur, June 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Police have arrested a man for duping a woman of Rs 2.5 crore after befriending her on Facebook as a foreign woman.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
South Africa in command after Van der Dussen's half century
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 21 (IANS) A 70-run, eighth-wicket partnership between Rassie van der Dussen and Kagiso Rabada put South Africa in the driver's seat on the third day of the second and final Test against the West Indies at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground here.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Saint Lucia,Sports,Cricket
Vietnam receives China's Sinopharm vaccines
Hanoi, June 21 (IANS) Vietnam has received a fresh batch of China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines as part of the country's efforts to fight the worst wave of the pandemic.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Humbert overcomes Russian Rublev for Halle title
Halle (Germany), June 21 (IANS) Frenchman Ugo Humbert overcame fourth-seeded Russian Andrey Rublev 6-3, 7-6 (4) to clinch his maiden ATP 500 title at the Noventi Open here.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Sons beat father to death over property
Kaushambhi (Uttar Pradesh), June 21 (IANS) A 61-year-old retired railway employee was allegedly beaten to death by his sons at Gandhi Mohalla here.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bangkok to lift more restrictions
Bangkok, June 21 (IANS) From Monday onwards, more Covid-19 restrictions will be further eased in Bangkok, according to Thai authorities.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
Berrettini overcomes Norrie, clinches Queen's title
London, June 21 (IANS) Top seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy defeated home favourite Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-3 to become the first player to win the Queen's Club Championships on debut since 17-year-old Boris Becker of Germany in 1985.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
North Korean group 'hacked' S Korean nuclear institute
Seoul, June 21 (IANS) Cybercriminals from North Korea allegedly hacked into South Korea's state-run nuclear research institute last month, the media reported.
2021-06-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Armenia votes in snap parliamentary polls
Yerevan, June 21 (IANS) Armenians went to the polls to elect the country's lawmakers for the next five years.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Armenia,Politics
Copa America: Pena sets tone as Peru beat Colombia
Goiania (Brazil), June 21 (IANS) Peru ended a 10-year winless run against Colombia with a 2-1 victory in their Copa America Group A match.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Switzerland's 3-1 win seals Turkey's group-stage exit in Euro 2020
Baku, June 21 (IANS) Switzerland snatched a 3-1 victory and will have to wait if they have done enough for their progression as Xherdan Shaqiri scored twice in the last Euro 2020 Group A game late on Sunday.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Azerbaijan,Sports,Football
Euro 2020: Italy beat Wales 1-0, but both sides into last 16
Rome, June 21 (IANS) Italy made it three wins from their Euro 2020 three Group A matches without conceding a goal as they beat Wales 1-0 in Rome.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Sri Lanka's Covid-infected lion recovering
Colombo, June 21 (IANS) An 11-year-old lion infected with Covid-19 at the Dehiwala Zoo in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo has been recovering, wildlife officials said.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
India records 53,256 new Covid cases, lowest since March 24
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases in India continued to witness a declining trend with the country recording 53,256 new cases, lowest since March 24. In the same time span, 1,422 fatalities were reported, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Raisi becoming Prez final wake-up call to not renew Iran n-deal'
Tel Aviv, June 21 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said that Ebrahim Raisi becoming the new Iranian President is a "final wake-up call" for the world powers not to renew the the 2015 nuclear deal.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
UK watchdog raises alarm over live face recognition tech
London, June 21 (IANS) The chief data protection regulator in the UK has expressed grave concerns over the inappropriate use of live facial recognition (LFR) technology in public places.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Defence/Security
UP: 3 children drown in pit filled with water
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), June 21 (IANS) Three children, aged between 7 and 11, accidentally fell and drowned in a large pit, allegedly dug for illegal sand mining near Sot River in Islamnagar area of Badaun district.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5.4-magnitude quake strikes Japan's Hokkaido
Tokyo, June 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale struck Japan's Hokkaido Prefecture, according to authorities.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
Big B's family priest involved in clash with police
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), June 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan's family priest, who has also reportedly performed 'pujas' for the Gandhi family, was allegedly beaten up during a scuffle between priests and the police at the Vindhyavasini temple in Vindhyachal area.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10 Taliban militants arrested in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 21 (IANS) Ten suspected Taliban militants have been arrested in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, a top official said.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Samsung unveils upgraded Odyssey gaming monitors
Seoul, June 21 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Monday announced the global launch of its upgraded gaming monitors as the South Korean tech giant tries to boost sales amid the stay-at-home trend.
2021-06-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
BJP top leaders back in Lucknow for more meetings
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party national general secretary (organisation) B.L. Santhosh and party vice-president Radha Mohan Singh, who is also in charge of Uttar Pradesh, will arrive in Lucknow on a two-day visit on Monday to hold crucial review meetings.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
As curfew eases, Yogi asks cops to be on vigil
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) As curfew restrictions are being further relaxed from Monday in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the police to step up patrolling and not let crowds gather in large numbers.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Libyan experts review draft law on combating violence against women
Tripoli, June 21 (IANS) Libyan experts have held a discussion to review a draft law on combating violence against women in the war-torn country, the Tripoli-based UN mission said.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 178.4mn
Washington, June 21 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 178.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.86 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
3 booked for 'malicious post' against Champat Rai's family
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), June 21 (IANS) Three persons, including an NRI woman, have been booked by the police for allegedly trying to 'tarnish' the image of the brother and family members of Ram Mandir trust general secretary, Champat Rai.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft icy heights of Ladakh
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, deployed at India-China border, performed Yoga at the icy height of 18,000 feet at the snow covered Himalayan peaks on the Indian-China border on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
UP Law Commission framing draft bill to check population growth
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Law Commission is mulling a proposal to bring in a la to check increasing population.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Farmers to observe 'Hool Kranti Diwas' on June 30
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has decided to observe 'Hool Kranti Diwas' on June 30 on all the border protest sites as the farmers' agitation against the farm laws passed by the Central government is nearing its seventh month.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Yoga remains a ray of hope amid Covid crisis: Modi
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) At a time when the entire world has been fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said people's enthusiasm for Yoga Day has not diminished and Yoga remained a ray of hope amid the crisis.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Yoga helps boosting immunity: Haryana Governor
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Extending wishes on International Yoga Day, Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya on Monday said the immunity of the body can be enhanced by performing regular yoga, exercises and 'pranayama'.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics