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Mizoram minister announces prize for having most number of children
Aizawl, June 21 (IANS) A Mizoram minister has announced a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh to the parent who has the highest number of children in his Assembly constituency to encourage population growth among the demographically small Mizo communities.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Karnataka cabinet clears funding for Hassan greenfield airport project
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) The Karnataka cabinet on Monday cleared Rs 193.65 crore funding support to the greenfield domestic passenger airport project at Hassan.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'HC lost sight of fact..': Mamata moves SC in Narada sting case
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court will, on Tuesday, hear West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's appeal challenging the Calcutta High Court order refusing her and state Law Minister Moloy Ghatak to file affidavits on their role on May 17 when four Trinamool Congress leaders were arrested by the CBI in connection with the Narada sting tape case.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Maharaj's hat-trick drives Proteas ahead against WI
St Lucia, June 21 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj took a hat-trick to put South Africa on the cusp of victory on the fourth day of the second Test here on Monday. Maharaj removed Kieran Powell (51), Jason Holder and Joshua Da Silva off successive deliveries in the 37th over to achieve the feat.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Attacks on women increased in past two years: TDP
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) In the light of a horrific rape case at the Seethanagaram Ghat on the banks of Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo and former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu alleged on Monday that attacks on women have increased in the past two years in the state.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hyundai Motor buys US firm Boston Dynamics for $880 mn
Seoul, June 21 (IANS) Hyundai Motor Group said on Monday its three affiliates and its chief have acquired a controlling stake in US-based robotics firm Boston Dynamics for $880 million.
2021-06-21
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Gurugram sets record with over 1 lakh vaccinations
Gurugram, June 21 (IANS) Gurugram health officials said that they have administered corona vaccines to a record 1,04,178 people during the mega vaccination drive on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru sets single-day record by administering 1.68L vax jabs
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Bengaluru civic body -- the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) -- administered a record 1,68,958 vaccine doses in eight zones of the city on Monday, surpassing its own target of 1 lakh doses as part of the Accelerated Vaccination Campaign (AVC), officials said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Jagan rectifying Naidu's contractual jobs mistake: YSRCP
Amaravati, June 21 (IANS) Senior YSRCP leader and Rajya Sabha MP V. Vijayasai Reddy said on Monday that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is rectifying the mistake of contract jobs introduced by former Chief Minister and TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
TN govt to conduct refresher courses for children
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will conduct refresher courses for children to make up for learning losses during the pandemic period, Governor Banwarilal Purohit said during his policy address in the state Assembly on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
George Clooney, Mindy Kaling among co-founders of film school for underserved
Los Angeles, June 21 (IANS) George Clooney, Mindy Kaling, Don Cheadle, Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington are among several Hollywood personalities who will come together to co-found a film school for underserved communities next year.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
After 80 lakh vax jabs in a day, PM says 'Well done India!'
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the people of the country for a record single day vaccination drive on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
NCB Bengaluru zone sleuths make largest-ever ganja seizure
Bengaluru/Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) In major crackdown on the illegal ganja (marijuana) trade, the Narcotics Control Bureau's Bengaluru Zone personnel made their largest-ever seizure, recovering over 2,000 kg of the narcotic from a truck in Hyderabad, officials said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'HC lost sight of facts': Mamata moves SC in Narada sting case
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court will, on Tuesday, hear an appeal filed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee challenging the Calcutta High Court order refusing filing of affidavits by her and state Law Minister Moloy Ghatak on their role on May 17 when four Trinamool Congress leaders were arrested by the CBI in connection with the Narada sting tape case.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
J&K reports 362 new cases, 1,224 recoveries
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Recoveries continued to stay ahead of new cases in J&K on Monday, as 1,224 persons were discharged from different hospitals after recovery while 362 new cases and 10 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Tanzanian held with 3 kg heroin at Hyderabad Airport
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) In the second major drug haul this month, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Monday seized three kg heroin from a Tanzanian national who landed at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Seethanagaram Ghat rape heinous, culprits will be nabbed: Andhra DGP
Guntur, June 21 (IANS) Terming as "heinous" the recent rape of a woman, who was to get married soon, at Seethanagaram Ghat on the banks of Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur, state Director General of Police Gautam Sawang on Monday asserted that the culprits will be nabbed.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UN leaders emphasise yoga's role in helping world recover from pandemic
United Nations, June 21 (IANS) Yoga, which provided a 'lifeline' during the Covid-19 pandemic, can help the world recover from its ravages, leaders at the United Nations said on Monday on the occasion of the 7th International Day of Yoga.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Nagpur stunned as tailor kills five kin before hanging self
Nagpur, June 21 (IANS) In a gruesome incident, a 45-year-old tailor killed five members of his family before hanging himself at his home in Pachpauli area of Nagpur, police said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ICC red-faced after WTC final falls prey to inclement weather
Southampton, June 21 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) was left red-faced and under fire from former cricketers after the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) final fell prey to inclement weather with two of the first four days getting washed out and the other two days not seeing full days' play due to disruptions from bad light.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Covid patients, soldiers, CMs perform yoga across northeast
Guwahati/Agartala, June 21 (IANS) Covid patients, armed forces personnel, Chief Ministers, Governors and people from different walks of life participated in the events organised to mark the 7th International Yoga Day in different northeastern states on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sisodia inspects new classrooms in Delhi govt schools
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said that the classrooms in under-construction school buildings would be designed keeping in mind the psyche of children.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
3 LeT terrorists killed in Sopore encounter identified (Ld)
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) The three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists killed in a fierce encounter with the police and security forces at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday have been identified, officials said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Dedicated cancer hospital to come up in Thane
Thane (Maharashtra), June 21 (IANS) Spelling relief for the citizens of the city and surroundings, the Thane Municipal Corporation will set up a state of the art dedicated cancer hospital, officials said here on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Centre issues fresh show cause notice to Alapan Bandyopadhyay
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Alapan Bandopadhyay, the former Chief Secretary of West Bengal who's presently the advisor to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, has landed in fresh trouble after the Centre on Monday initiated penalty proceedings against him for his alleged 'misconduct' and 'misbehaviour'.
2021-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Telangana's Warangal Urban district to be renamed Hanamkonda
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday announced that Warangal Urban district will be renamed Hanamkonda and Warangal Rural district Warangal.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Microsoft doubles down on addressing racial injustice by 2025
San Francisco, June 21 (IANS) Microsoft on Mondays said that it will double the number of Black and African American and Hispanic and Latinx people managers, senior individual contributors and senior leaders in the US by 2025, as the company focuses on strengthening inclusion.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Karnataka to relax Covid norms in six more districts
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Hours after relaxations on Covid curbs came into effect in 17 districts, Karnataka on Monday decided to lift restrictions in six more districts where it has allowed hotels, gyms, and public transport bus services to resume operations.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Class 12 exams of Assam, Tripura, Karnataka boards cancelled, SC told
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Assam, Tripura and Karnataka governments informed the Supreme Court on Monday that they have cancelled their Class 12 state board exams in view of the ongoing Covid-19 situation.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rajasthan govt gears up for possible third wave of coronavirus
Jaipur, June 21 (IANS) Rajasthan is gearing up for a possible third wave of coronavirus and 200 ICU beds have been made ready for children in Jaipur's 800-bed JK Lone hospital while 600 beds can be converted into ICU facilities if required.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Google to help journalists create their own startups
San Francisco, June 21 (IANS) Google on Monday said it is looking for its next group of aspiring journalism entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into real businesses.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Buttler rules himself out of remainder of IPL 2021
London, June 21 (IANS) England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has ruled himself out of the remainder of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 which is set to resume in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in mid-September.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Dhankhar reaches North Bengal on week-long visit, slams Bengal govt
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Amid demands of making North Bengal a separate state, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who reached the Bagdogra airport in Siliguri on Monday to kick-start his week-long visit to the region, once again took a dig at the Mamata Banerjee-led state government over the 'large scale violence' that took place in Bengal after the Assembly election results were declared on May 2.
2021-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Fire in Delhi shoe factory under control, 4-6 workers said to be missing (Ld)
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The fire which broke out at a shoe factory in West Delhi's Udyog Nagar earlier on Monday has been brought under control, said a fire official.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi vaccination in 16 months at Centre's vax supply rate: Sisodia
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said the Central government will be supplying only 15 lakh Covid vaccine doses to the national capital in July, and it will take around 16 more months to inoculate the city's entire population at this rate.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India to have 257 crore vaccine doses by December: Nadda
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party national president J.P. Nadda has said that by December, India will have about 257 crore vaccine doses. The country is fully prepared to provide both doses of the vaccine to everyone, he said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
WTC final: Fourth day's play abandoned without a ball bowled
Southampton, June 21 (IANS) The fourth day's play of the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand here on Monday was abandoned without a ball bowled due to persistent rain. The umpires waited for about five hours before calling off the day.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Injured Siwan blast accused arrested in hospital
Patna, June 21 (IANS) A day after a father-son duo was seriously injured in a bomb explosion in Siwan, the district police arrested the main accused Sagir Singh on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two children drown in a pit in Bihar
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Two children drowned to death after falling in a pit dug for the four-laning of a national highway in Patna district on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala's active Covid cases drop below 1 lakh, TPR below 10%
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) For the first time in two months, Kerala on Monday saw its active Covid cases drop below the one lakh mark, while the test positivity rate (TPR) fell below 10 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Unlock has begun but don't lower guard, warns Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) With the second round of unlock process commencing across Karnataka, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday appealed to people not to lower their guard and strictly adhere to the Covid safety protocols in order to defeat the dreaded virus still lurking out there.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru hospital treats septuagenarian with rare double cancer
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Doctors here have successfully treated a 74-year-old patient from Afghanistan diagnosed with stage II oesophagus cancer along with a tumour in the kidney. While cancers of the esophagus are not uncommon, double cancers such as synchronous oesophageal and kidney cancer have been rarely reported in medical history, said the doctors at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
AIADMK leadership hits out at DMK, calls Guv's address 'disappointing'
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Terming the first policy address of Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit as 'disappointing', former Chief Minister and leader of opposition in the Assembly, E. Palaniswami, said on Monday that the government is taking different positions before and after the elections.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Covid-19 can lead to cognitive, behavioural problems: Study
Rome, June 21 (IANS) Patients hospitalised for Covid-19 are likely to suffer from cognitive and behavioural problems for months after being discharged, according to a new study presented at the seventh Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) on Monday, asserting the need for a longer-term follow up.
2021-06-21
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Govt notifies amendment in FSA Rules to curb ration leakages
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) An amendment in the Food Security (Assistance to State Government) Rules, 2015, has been notified in a move to improve transparency and curb leakages at ration shops at the time of weighing of foodgrains for beneficiaries and encourage ePoS linkage with electronic weighing machines, an official statement said.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka aims to be Covid free by year-end: Health Minister
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) As part of the plan to make the state Covid free by December end, Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar said on Monday that the state government has launched a massive vaccination drive to inoculate anywhere between 5 and 7 lakh people on a single day.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
14 cops suspended for major lapse in Scindia's security
Gwalior, June 21 (IANS) Fourteen police personnel were suspended for a major lapse in the security of BJP Rajya Sabha MP and former union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia after his car kept running without a pilot vehicle for several kilometres.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Rahane bats with grit but fails to get big score again
Southampton, June 21 (IANS) Though India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has emerged as a strong contender for captaincy after leading India to wins in two out of three Tests in Australia a few months ago, his batting has become a cause of concern for the Indian team.
2021-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ED seizes Rs 40 cr assets of Pune bizman
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized assets worth Rs 40.34 crore belonging to businessman Avinash Bhosle and his family members under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) 1999, the agency said on Monday.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'WHO M-Yoga' app aims to help spread yoga world over
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Termed as a 'great example' of the fusion of modern technology, the 'WHO M-Yoga' app launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the oaccasion of International Day of Yoga on Monday aims to help spread yoga around the world and contribute to the efforts of the 'One World, One Health' motto.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics