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Plea in SC for live Amarnath darshan through internet and TV
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking restriction on the access of the general public/devotees in this year's Amarnath Yatra due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The petitioners have also sought direction to the Centre to provide 'live darshan' of the shrine through internet and television.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
1.4 lakh students to gain as TS Inter Supply exams cancelled
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) With no let up in the COVID-19 situation, the Telangana government has decided to cancel the advanced supplementary exams of the state intermediate board or 12 standard exams.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
395 B'luru policemen test Covid positive hitherto: Official
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) As many as 395 city policemen tested Covid positive since the start of the pandemic, said an official on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
CM asks Covid-hit Bengaluru's residents not to visit home villages (Ld)
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Alarmed by the surging Covid cases across the state, especially in Bengaluru, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday urged the state capital's residents not to visit their villages to prevent the infection's spread.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka to allow private Covid Care Centres at capped prices
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Karnataka health department is allowing private medical establishments to set up Covid Care Centres (CCCs) to free up beds for moderate and severe cases, an official said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Lockdown restrictions for IT, ITES units in Chennai relaxed
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday slightly relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown conditions for information technology (IT) and IT Enabled Services (ITES) companies.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
CM asks Covid-hit Bengalu's residents not to visit home villages
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Alarmed by the surging Covid cases across the state, especially in Bengaluru, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday urged the state capital's residents not to visit their villages to prevent the infection's spread.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Setback for Tatas, Adani, Essar as Guj axes compensatory tariff
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) In a setback for the imported coal-based projects of Tatas, Adanis and the Essar Group, the Gujarat Cabinet has reversed its November 2018 decision on compensatory tariff to these mega projects for offsetting higher fuel cost.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
One held for attack on Dr B.R. Ambedkar's Mumbai home
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Two days after 'Rajgruha' - the home of Dr B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Constitution - was vandalised, the Mumbai police arrested the main suspect in the attack, an official said here on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
COVID-19 cases cross 39K mark in Gujarat, death toll over 2K
Gandhinagar, July 9 (IANS) The number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 39,280 on Thursday, as 861 fresh cases were reported in the state, with 15 deaths in the last 24 hours, a health official said.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha's revenue collection dips by 22.94%
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) The revenue collection of Odisha government has come down by around 22.94 per cent in the first quarter of the current financial year in comparison to corresponding period of last year, said an official on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Paras Nath is on a mission to spread the joy of the flute
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Flautist-singer-composer Paras Nath is launching Vaikunthvenu, a platform to teach the flute.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BCCI CEO Rahul Johri asked to leave via mail
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO Rahul Johri has been asked to leave over mail. Johri had earlier tendered his resignation, but was asked to continue. But the recent leak over the tender with regards to team sponsorship looks like one of the major reasons for the current office bearers asking him to leave.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Namit Das: My growth as a performer depends on who I collaborate with
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Namit Das has been busy lately. He has been essaying different avatars, in "Aarya" and the upcoming "Mafia". The actor says web series roles as diverse as these have propped the one of the best phases of his career, where he is getting to prove his versatility.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India-UAE special repatriation flights to begin July 12
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The civil aviation authorities of India and the UAE have agreed to operate special repatriation flights between the two countries during July 12-26.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Had asked SRK for a free hand at KKR, says Ganguly
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said that he had asked Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan to give him a free hand while he was captaining the franchise. Ganguly was referring to an interview of Gautam Gambhir, under whom KKR went on to win two titles, in which the latter spoke about the freedom he got to handle the team.
2020-07-09
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
TikTok pulled 16mn videos from Indian users in 2019's 2nd half
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) TikTok removed 16 million videos from Indian users in the last six months of 2019 for violating its content policies, the short video-sharing platform said in a transparency report on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Aabha Hanjura releases a festive song centered on Kashmiri traditions
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Kashmiri folk-fusion artiste Aabha Hanjura has unveiled "Nundbane", which is a festive song revolving around Kashmiri traditions and history.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid: M'rashtra cases cross 2.25 lakh, 219 fresh deaths
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) For the second day running, Maharashtra's new Covid-19 cases continued in the 6,000-plus range, shooting above the 2.25 lakh mark, while fresh deaths again crossed the 200 mark, officials said here on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Three-day lockdown in UP from Friday night
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government on Thrsday announced a three-day lockdown in Uttar Pradesh from 10 p.m. on Friday to 5.a.m. on Monday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Record 2,228 Covid cases push K'taka tally to 31,105
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Karnataka has registered a record 2,228 COVID-19 positive cases, raising the state's tally to 31,105, a health official said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Shruti Haasan and her 'awkward hug'
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan has been busy with many things during lockdown. She has now shown her fans how to master the art of giving oneself "the awkward hug".
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
PNB Board approves plan to raise Rs 10,000 cr
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Board of Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Thursday approved the proposal to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore through equity and debt.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ravi Dubey teases his upcoming project 'Aankde'
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Actor Ravi Dubey on Thursday shared that he is coming up with a new project, titled "Aankde".
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Finance stocks, global cues lift Indian stock market
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices were back with a rally on Thursday, led by healthy buying in finance and banking stocks.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Director Mukesh Chhabra recalls starting 'Dil Bechara' shoot two years ago
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Mukesh Chhabra, the director of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's last film "Dil Bechara", has taken to social media to reminisce the day they had begun shooting a couple of years ago.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dubey's wife, son picked up for questioning
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) Richa Dubey, wife of gangster Vikas Dubey, was picked up from her Krishna Nagar residence on Thursday evening by a team of the Special Task Force (STF) and taken to an undisclosed destination for questioning.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rasika Dugal is still suspicious of her cooking
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal is still not confident of her cooking skills, and the fact seems apparent from a picture she posted on Instagram.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ankit Tiwari all set to release a new love song
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Singer Ankit Tiwari is all set to come up with a new song, titled "Taake naina".
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AIFF President kicks-off virtual session of masters programme
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Praful Patel, President, All India Football Federation kickstarted the virtual session of the first batch of the AIFF Masters Programme in an online meeting on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Heavy rains bring relief from scorching heat in Agra
Agra, July 9 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Agra on Thursday, bringing respite from the hot and humid conditions in the city.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
84% say Vikas Dubey surrendered, finds IANS-CVoter Snap Poll
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The arrest of fugitive Kanpur gangster Vikas Dubey hundreds of kilometres away in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain makes the maximum number of people believe that it was a surrender and also highlights the inefficiency of the Uttar Pradesh Police, as per IANS-CVoter Snap poll.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India, China military talks next week on disengagement
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Top Indian and Chinese military officials will hold talks next week in the second phase of disengagement at Pangong Lake and Depsang areas in eastern Ladakh, the government said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Covid recovery rate in Delhi nears 75%
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) With 2,187 new coronavirus cases and 45 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital on Thursday recorded a total tally of 1,07,051 cases and 3,258 deaths.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Four more K'taka legislators test positive for coronavirus
Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Four more Karnataka legislators, including two from opposition Congress, one from ruling BJP and an Independent have tested positive for COVID-19 during the last 24 hours, their party sources said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Namrata Shirodkar shares picture from the 'last day' of her 'last film'
Hyderabad, July 9 (IANS) Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu's wife Namrata Shirodkar has shared a picture from the "last day" of her "last film" on Instagram.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Haryana to reduce syllabus for classes IX to XII
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal on Thursday said in order to reduce mental pressure over students, the Board of School Education would reduce the syllabus of the students studying in classes IX to XII in the current academic session.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics
Delhi gang sharpshooter nabbed from Siliguri
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Delhi Police's special cell arrested a notorious criminal Sandeep alias Dhillu from Siliguri in West Bengal on Wednesday evening. According to police, Dhillu is involved in 22 cases of murder, extortion, dacoity, robbery and assault on a police party.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Soldier, woman injured in firing on army ambulance in Pulwama
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) A soldier and a woman were injured on Thursday when militants fired at an army ambulance in J&K's Pulwama district, an army official said.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kangana Ranaut's team shares photo of Manikarnika doll
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut's social media team has shared a picture of a doll designed after the actress' character in the 2019 film, "Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi".
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Two detained in Chennai in drug smuggling case
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Two persons had been detained in connection with import of 540 drug pills through air parcel, said the Customs Commissioner of the Chennai International Airport on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gurugram asks RAT positive persons to also take RT-PCR test
Gurugram, July 9 (IANS) The district administration has asked people who tested Covid-19 positive in the rapid antigen test (RAT) to undergo RT-PCR test to ensure foolproof report for safety of himself, his family and the society.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Mohammedan Sporting mourns death of former office secretary
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) City football heavyweights Mohammedan Sporting Club on Thursday paid their homage to former office secretary Muhammad Shafique who passed away after battling a prolonged illness in Aurangabad. He was 99.
2020-07-09
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
SEBI revises shareholding limit for exchanges in IFSCs
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) In a bid to streamline the operations of international financial services centres (IFSC), the Securities and Exchanges Board of India (SEBI) on Thursday said that it has revised the eligibility and shareholding limit for stock exchanges desirous of operating in IFSCs.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ramesh Sippy: 'Soorma Bhopali will not die, Jagdeepji will live on with us'
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) "Sholay" director Ramesh Sippy cannot get over the fact that comedian Jagdeep, who brought alive the evergreen Soorma Bhopali in his all-time blockbuster, is no more.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
RIL, BP launch fuel and mobility joint venture
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and British Petroleum (BP) on Thursday announced the start of their new Indian fuels and mobility joint venture, Reliance BP Mobility Limited (RBML).
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Yes Bank case: ED attaches Rs 2,203 cr assets of Kapoor, others
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached Rs 2,203 crore assets of Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor, his family, Dewan Housing Finance Ltd (DHFL) promoters and others under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in the Rs 3,700 crore fraud case, officials said on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Emirates lays off more pilots, cabin crew
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Continuing the streamlining process of its workforce amid tough times for the aviation industry, Emirates Airlines has again laid off more employees, including pilots and cabin crew, sources said.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ayush director held on sexual harassment charges in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) Director of the National Ayush Mission in Odisha Bibhu Prasad Sarangi was arrested for sexually harassing a woman employee of his office, here on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP STF take Dubey in custody, fly him to Lucknow
Bhopal, July 9 (IANS) The Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday took custody of dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain and flew back to Lucknow by a chartered flight, according to government sources.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident