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After Digvijaya row, Cong asks its leaders to go by CWC resolution on Art 370
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) After the BJP attacked the Congress over the Clubhouse chat of Digvijaya Singh on the issue of abrogation of Article 370, the Congress told its leaders on Saturday that the CWC resolution of August 6, 2019 should be followed by all, sources said.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
International prices to help steelmakers tide over 2nd Covid wave: ICRA
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Supportive international prices are expected to help domestic steelmakers tide over the second Covid wave, ratings agency ICRA said.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
MoS Finance counters Bengal FM's charge of ignoring dissent, says GST Council reflects collective spirit
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Following the conclusion of the 44th meeting of the GST Council on Saturday, a war of words erupted on Twitter between Union Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Thakur, and West Bengal Finance Minister, Amit Mitra, over the way the important meeting of the state and Central Finance Ministers to decide on GST rate for Covid relief items was conducted.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Byju's most valuable startup in India, 11th in the world
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Edtech company Byju's is now India's most valuable unicorn startup with a valuation of $16.5 billion, surpassing fintech company Paytm's $16 billion valuation.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Real Kashmir coach dedicates British Empire Medal to people of Valley
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Head coach David Robertson on Saturday dedicated the British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours List to the I-League club Real Kashmir FC (RKFC) he has been coaching since 2017.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Gurugram schoolboy killing: SC seeks reply on juvenile's bail plea citing Covid
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court has sought reply from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the bail plea of a juvenile who was arrested for allegedly killing a seven-year-old fellow student at a prestigious school in Gurugram in 2017.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi reports 213 new Covid cases, lowest since March 1
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Delhi on Saturday reported 213 new Covid cases, the lowest since March 1 when 175 people were found Covid positive in the national capital, according to the daily health bulletin issued by the Delhi government.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
No heat wave conditions likely in next five days: IMD
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) In a sign of relief from the sweltering summer heat prevailing in most parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) on Saturday also forecast "no heat wave conditions likely over any part of the country during the next five days".
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
GST rates on Covid items slashed; vaccine still taxed at 5% (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Amid calls for lower levies on items and medicines required in Covid-19 treatment, the GST Council on Saturday decided to slash rates of several Covid-relief items to 5 per cent from existing 12-18 per cent levels, although it kept the much talked-about tax rate on vaccines unchanged at 5 per cent.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
"Global forces" need to come together in terror fight with Islamic State in Africa
New Delhi, June 12 : The ghastly terror attacks in Mozambiques Palma town on March 24, which received a rather muted response across the world, is a wake-up call for global civil society as well as the business community. According to Vision for Humanitys Global Peace Index, The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levants (ISIL) centre of gravity is now shifting to Sub-Saharan Africa with total deaths in the region increasing by 50 per cent in 2019.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National
India to require 400k charging stations for 2 mn EVs by 2026: Report
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India needs about 400,000 charging stations to meet the requirement for two million Electric Vehicles (EV) that could potentially ply on its roads by 2026, said a report on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy co-star in series 'Nine Perfect Strangers'
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy team up for the first time in the new web series "Nine Perfect Strangers" based on The New York Times bestselling book of the same name from Australian author Liane Moriarty. The trailer and first look images of the eight-part drama series dropped on Saturday, and the show is scheduled to premiere on August 20 worldwide including India, but not in the US and China.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pandya eyes bowling at full tilt in T20 World Cup
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) All-rounder Hardik Pandya has said that he is looking forward to bowling in every match of the T20 World Cup, which is scheduled to be played in October-November this year.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
MTaI concerned over states capping prices of Covid essentials
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) on Saturday said that states intervening in price control of Covid-19 essentials will lead to supply constraints.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Weightlifter Mirabai qualifies for Olympics
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's Mirabai Chanu, the 2017 world champion in weightlifting, has qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games in women's 49 kg category, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) announced on Friday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
GST rates on Covid items slashed; vaccine still taxed at 5% (Ld)
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Amid calls for lower levies on items and medicines required in Covid-19 treatment, the GST Council on Saturday decided to slash rates of several Covid-relief items to 5 per cent from existing 12-18 per cent levels, although it kept the much talked-about tax rate on vaccines unchanged at 5 per cent.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Pvt hospitals used only 17.05% of total Covid vax in May
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) In a shocking revelation at a time when there is vaccine shortage in the country, only 17.05 per cent of the total vaccines received from the Centre were used by the private hospitals in May, says government data.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
AFI not worried by javelin thrower Chopra's modest showing
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Saturday said it is not losing sleep over ace javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra's modest performances in warm-up competitions ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
GST cuts for several Covid-relief items; no change in vax tax
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The GST Council on Saturday decided to slash rates of several Covid-relief items to 5 per cent from existing 12 to 18 per cent levels but kept the much anticipated tax rate on vaccines unchanged at 5 per cent.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Ration to O2 support, Goonj lends helping hand to the needy
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) As the pandemic has hit the marginalised people the most and Delhi-based NGO, Goonj has been right at the front to support them with all sort of necessities ranging from ration and food supplies to emergency Covid requirements such supply of medical oxygen.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
CoWIN hack and data leak is baseless: Govt
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The central government on Saturday once again made it clear that there were baseless claims about alleged hacking of India's vaccine registration portal CoWIN, and data leak.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Oil PSUs to support various Art & Handicraft projects
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) In line with the government's commemoration of 75 years of Indian Independence - Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav, Petroleum Secretary Tarun Kapoor inaugurated an initiative by Oil PSUs to support various Art and Crafts in the country and launched Bamboo Craft project of Madhya Pradesh supported by ONGC, in a webinar organized by National Oil Company Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) on Friday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Art/Culture/Books
Digvijaya Singh's Clubhouse chat part of toolkit, says BJP
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Intensifying its attack on Congress party over leaked audio of Digvijaya Singh's Clubhouse chat, the BJP on Saturday said that it was a part of the 'toolkit' mentioned a few days ago.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi moves a step further to prepare for third wave with oxygen stock
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) To prepare the health system for a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Delhi, which faced an acute shortage of medical oxygen to cater to the huge number of daily patients during the second wave, has started as many as 27 oxygen plants so far.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
HCL provides 17 ready-to-use O2 plants in Delhi
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) HCL on Saturday announced that it has provided 17 ready-to-use oxygen plants to the Delhi government. These plants have been imported from France and are now deployed across seven hospitals in the city.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Dominica HC denies bail to Choksi citing him as flight risk
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Indian fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi was on Friday denied bail by the High Court in Dominica, citing him to be a flight risk, local media reported.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Truth does not concern PM, propaganda does: Priyanka Gandhi
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) In another direct attack on the Prime Minister, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister attempted to hide the truth and shirk responsibility.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian SIM cards used in China for frauds under lens (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Indian agencies are engaged in getting details of 1,300 SIM cards as they were being used by a gang of Chinese to hack accounts and commit financial frauds, a suspected activity of a Chinese intelligence agency.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CAIT asks Goyal to direct CCI probe into Amazon, Flipkart
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A day after the Karnataka High Court judgement dismissing the petition of Amazon & Flipkart, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Saturday sent a communication to Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal urging him to direct the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to immediately initiate investigation proceedings against Amazon and Flipkart without any further ado.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Renowned neurologist Panagariya's memoir to be released posthumously June 28
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) On the day of his demise from post-Covid complications, renowned neurologist Ashok Panagariyas publisher announced that his memoir, "Monk in a Merc", which will serve as a poignant reminder for anyone looking to achieve eternal happiness and mental peace while pursuing all of lifes luxuries, material wealth and professional success, will be released on June 28.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,Art/Culture/Books
Gaikwad wants to pick Dravid's brain in Sri Lanka
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Opening batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad, who was a surprise selection in the 20-member India squad for the tour of Sri Lanka, has been forced to follow 'early to bed-early to rise' routine due to lockdown in Pune, his hometown, over the last month.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
A curated destination for all things home
New Delhi, June 12 (IANSlife) The more time we spend indoors, the more invested we are in sculpting our personal spaces into zones that reflect our personality and taste, and are comforting to the mind, body and spirit. Minor uplifts like a vibrant throw in your favourite unwinding corner, a breezy floral curtain behind your workstation, an accent piece on your coffee table or a potpourri bowl by the bed, can go a long way in breaking the monotony of mundane days at home.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Massive fire breaks out in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar Market
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in a showroom in Lajpat Nagar market in Delhi on Saturday, a fire official said.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Can you really shrink your pores?
New Delhi, June 12 (IANSlife) We've all come across serums and creams that promise tighter pores or even "poreless" skin. But can any serum, face mask, or pore strip truly shrink your pores to an invisible size?
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Deconstructing the square space on paper
New Delhi, June 12 (IANSlife) An exclusively online exhibition of three suites of minimal monochromatic works by New Delhi-based contemporary artist Chetnaa explores tendencies and potentialities of square space. Presented by Anupa Mehta Arts, the exhibition is titled 'P 4 L (Deconstructing Square Space)' can be viewed on Instagram.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Low base: India's pharma sector growth accelerates in May
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Low base effect accelerated the growth of India's pharma sector in May, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Pacer Sakariya prepares for SL with energy development programme
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Left-arm pace bowler Chetan Sakariya, who has been picked in India's squad for the limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka, has said he is currently working in Chennai on 'energy system development' which helps in sustaining energy over a long period of time through dedicated training routines.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Cong's first love is Pakistan: BJP on Digvijaya Singh's Clubhouse chat leak
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Pointing to alleged leaked 'Clubhouse' chat of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh, the BJP on Saturday said that Congress' first love is Pakistan.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India forms policy to compile, declassify war histories-military ops
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India has for the first time formed a policy to compile, archive, declassify, and publish military operations and war histories.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
719 doctors died in 2nd wave, Bihar records highest deaths
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) As many as 719 doctors have died during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest report by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) with Bihar reporting the highest number of 111 doctors dying in the line of duty.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
CSIR to start clinical trials of Colchicine on Covid patients
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will undertake a two-arm phase-II clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of the drug Colchicine for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Scientists warn G7 economic costs of breaching 1.5-degree mark
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A group of world-leading climate scientists is calling upon global leaders to factor in the economic, environmental and humanitarian costs of failing to keep global warming below 1.5 degree Celsius this century, in a move led by experts from UCL, the University of Exeter and International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD).
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Double century in Sri Ganganagar: Petrol-diesel cross Rs 100/l mark
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Sri Ganganagar, a small city in northernmost part of Rajasthan near the India-Pakistan border has become the first city in the country where retail prices of both auto fuels -- petrol and diesel -- have crossed the century mark.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India logs 84k fresh Covid cases, 4,002 deaths in 24 hrs
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The coronavirus situation in India appears to be stabilizing as the country recorded 84,332 new Covid cases, and 4,002 deaths due to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Saturday.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Farmers to protest at Raj Bhavans on June 26 against farm laws
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The protest by the farmers against the new farm laws introduced by the Central government has been nearing 200 days and in order to intensify their agitation, the farmers have announced a sit-in at Raj Bhavans across the country on June 26.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sachin Pilot in Delhi till weekend, tight-lipped on political move
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Amid political slugfest, Congress leader Sachin Pilot reached here on Friday and plans to stay till Sunday. Sources said while there are no plans to meet Rahul Gandhi, a meeting is expected with Rajasthan In-charge Ajay Maken and General Secretary, Organisation KC Venugopal.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Man held cheating businessman posing as IFS officer in Delhi
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police has arrested a person for impersonating an IFS officer and cheating a businessman to the tune of Rs 2.39 crore.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Winds of change blowing strongly in Union Cabinet
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Triggering off speculation about the long-awaited Cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Home Minister Amit Shah and party President J.P. Nadda on Friday.
2021-06-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Release Rs 3K cr civil supplies arrears: Jagan to Goyal
New Delhi/Amaravati, June 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy culminated his two-day visit to New Delhi on Friday with a meeting with Union Railways and Civil Supplies Minister Piyush Goyal, during which he appealed for the release of Rs 3,229 crore pending arrears for Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Corporation.
2021-06-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Low base pushes India's April IIP higher than pre-pandemic period
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A low base pushed India's April 2021 industrial production rate higher on YoY basis as well as growth levels last seen in pre-pandemic period of April 2019.
2021-06-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy