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Airtel broadband suffers major outage, users clueless
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Airtel broadband services on Saturday evening faced a major outage across the country, with 67 per cent reporting no access to Internet on the popular outage detection portal Downdetector.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
India-China deadlock: Talks over Ladakh standoff to continue
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A much-awaited India and China military top brass talks on Saturday to resolve the standoff situation in Eastern Ladakh region and de-escalation of forces across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) ended on Saturday evening.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
SEBI censures AstraZeneca Pharma for 'fraudulent trade practices'
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has "strongly censured" Astrazeneca Pharma India Limited for "gross professional misconduct" and fraudulent trade practices" in its 2014 delisting exercise.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fighting Covid: If RWA had powers to control movement, things would have been different: Def Col RWA
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) As the national capital struggles to get back on its feet, the number of COVID-19 cases continues to spike. Defence Colony, a premier market and residential area, is one such place witnessing a rise in cases.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi sold liquor worth Rs 235 cr till May 30
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) While it hoped to earn more revenue through liquor sale, the Delhi government has collected only about Rs 235 crore, excluding the new 'special corona fee', between May 4 and 30.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
NGT orders probe into farmhouse expansion by Telangana CM's son
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered probe into alleged illegal expansion of a farmhouse by Telangana Minister K.T. Rama Rao.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
On this day: Brian Lara breaks the 500-run barrier
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The summer of 1994 in cricket is often called the summer of Brian Lara. The West Indies batting great had already established himself as one of the most promising talents in the world going into the year, but between April and June, Lara etched himself in the history books with two record breaking innings.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ganga Ram Hospital booked for 'violating' Covid-19 testing guidelines
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Hours after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal warned private hospitals in Delhi, a case was registered against Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here on charge of violating ICMR guidelines on novel coronavirus testing following a state government complaint.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bending genres, the Hariharan way
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) As the only Indian musician to be part of the special music video created during the lockdown, 'I am Standing With You', which witnessed 170 musicians from six continents come together in support of the United Nations Foundations' 'COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the WHO', Hariharan says it was completely his kind of song -- soulful.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
National Digital Library caters to students in all languages
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A National Digital Library has been set up by the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry for all students in the country. The library includes subjects such as elementary education, law, medicine and engineering. It provides more than 4.5 crore text resources.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Priyanka raps UP govt for not releasing state Congress chief
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Stressing on the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi to stand for a cause even if being oppressed, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over the arrest of UP party chief Ajay Kumar Lallu for serving the people amid the nationwide lockdown last month to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
10 central govt buildings faced sealing in 74-day lockdown
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Ten central government buildings in the national capital have been sealed in the past 74 days as many employees and senior officials of different ministries tested coronavirus positive during the 67 days of lockdown and six days of 'Unlock 1.0'.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
These days are not coming back: Rohit spends time with Samaira
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic has seen cricketers spend quality time with their families and Indias limited-over deputy Rohit Sharma is no different. Known to be a complete family man, Rohit has been making the most of this break with wife Ritika and daughter Samaira.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NIA arrests 2019 espionage, terror-funding plotter
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency on Saturday arrested a terror funding conspirator from Mumbai in the 2019 Visakhapatnam espionage case involving Pakistan-based spies who had honey-trapped some junior level Navy personnel via social media for collecting sensitive information about location and movements of Indian naval ships and submarines.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
It'd take us at least 6-8 weeks to play international matches: Bharat Arun
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A billion people suffered heartbreak when Martin Guptill's direct throw dislodged the bails, and M.S. Dhoni, India's last hope, was found to be short of the crease, as the cricketing giants suffered a defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rohit pulls Chahal's leg for wearing baggy clothes
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has made a reputation of gatecrashing live sessions between cricketers on social media platforms throughout the time that cricket has been frozen due to the coronavirus pandemic. He shares a great camaraderie with his Indian teammates and they rarely miss a chance to pull his leg.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Railways operated only 56 Shramik trains in last 2 days
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Amid the falling demand for the Shramik Special trains by the state governments, Chairman, Railway Board V.K. Yadav, said that the national transporter operated only 56 trains in the last two days.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Heavenly Gods and earthy pleasures
New Delhi, June 6 (IANSlife) Christie's brings together a selection of over 30 fine paintings and 20 courtly objects in its ongoing auction 'Arts of India - Heavenly Gods and Earthly Pleasures'.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Air pollution dropped by 88% during lockdown, turns severe again
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Even though the pollution levels in six major cities plummeted during the initial phase of the lockdown, it is on the rise again as the country gradually opens up, a recent study has revealed.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
AI gets robust response for ferry flights to US, Europe
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) National carrier Air India has witnessed a robust demand for its ferry flights which are to be operated under the Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
India demands China to remove its troops, structures from Pangong Lake
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India and China military top brass began talks on Saturday to resolve the stand-off situation in Eastern Ladakh region and de-escalation of forces across the Line of Actual Control. The meeting is being held in Moldo on the Chinese side opposite Chushul.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Catholic Cardinal wants people above 65 years to be permitted to attend Church
T0hiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) On the eve of easing of lockdown norms, starting from Monday, when the places of worship are to be thrown open to public, the decision to not allow those aged above 65 years, has left the former president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of India disappointed over the decision.
2020-06-06
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Religion
Shikhar & me share great off the field relationship: Rohit
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Prolific India batsman Rohit Sharma has revealed that he shares a great off the field relationship with his limited-overs opening partner Shikhar Dhawan which ultimately helps them to perform better as a pair on the cricket field.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Indian Railways has installed bio toilets across 68,000 coaches
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) As part of its "Swachh Rail-Swachh Bharat" initiative, the Indian Railways has installed bio toilets across 68,000 coaches.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No coercive action against NCLT member Rajasekhar, orders Delhi HC
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) not to take any coercive action against its member Rajasekhar V.K.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Defying Covid, Jio Platforms raises Rs 92,202 crore in six weeks
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd and Jio Platforms Ltd announced on Friday that Silver Lake and its co-investors will invest an additional Rs 4,546.80 crore in Jio Platforms.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Perpetrators of Delhi riots being shielded: Congress
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Congress on Friday attacked the central government on the northeast Delhi riots investigation and alleged that perpetrators of the violence are being shielded.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
President promulgates 2 ordinances for agriculture market reforms
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has promulgated two ordinances aimed at giving a boost to rural India by raising income of farmers, the Union Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong mocks govt health sector as '2G - Gobar & Gaumutra'
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) In a scathing attack on the government on the state of public health during the coronavirus pandemic, the Congress alleged that the government failed in providing health care to its citizens.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SBI logs 4-fold jump in Q4 net profit at Rs 3,581 cr
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday reported a four-fold jump in its net profit for the January-March quarter of financial year 2019-20 at Rs 3,581 crore.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ECGC to clear all pending claims of exporters in 4 months
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC) on Friday said it will clear all pending claims of apparel exporters in the next four months, even as it faces an exposure of Rs 100 crore in UK's Laura Ashley and USA's J.C. Penney, two large retail store chains that have gone bankrupt.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govt trying to divert attention from real issues: Congress
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Dubbing the "financial economic package" and "vocal for local" call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as more rhetoric, the Congress on Friday said that the government was trying to divert the attention of the people from "real issues".
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chopra slams ex-Pakistan players for suggesting Ind lost to Eng deliberately
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Former India opener and commentator Aakash Chopra slammed former Pakistani cricketers for accusing Indian players of deliberately tanking their chase against England during the 2019 ICC World Cup so as to ensure that Pakistan get knocked out.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
OnePlus TV brings dedicated Amazon Prime Video section to Oxygen Play
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Chinese technology brand OnePlus on Friday launched a new dedicated Amazon Prime Video section on Oxygen Play platform for its TVs.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
D-company admits business in Pakistan, but denies Dawood's admission in Karachi hospital
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Even as intelligence agencies report that India's most wanted fugitive Dawood Ibrahim and his wife have tested positive for Covid-19 and are admitted in Army Hospital, Karachi, Dawood's brother Anees Ibrahim, who controls D-company's underworld operations and finance, denies such reports.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Delhi riots: Police files charge sheets in two murder cases
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Friday filed charge sheets against 19 accused in connection with the murders of two brothers during the riots in north-east Delhi in February last.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heart health of Indians improved during lockdown: Fitbit data
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Even as physical activities declined during Covid-19 lockdown, resting heart rate of Indians improved, a key metric that can be an important indicator of fitness level and overall heart health, according to new data from Fitbit users.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
Commuters coming from Delhi have spread corona in Hry: Khattar (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Manohar Lal Khattar is an RSS hand who was handpicked by Prime Minister Modi to lead the first ever BJP government in the state of Haryana after the party swept to power in 2014.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
US development bank makes massive investment in Indian firms
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) America's development bank DFC has approved millions of dollars of investment that will strengthen food security and energy sector in India to fight the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National
Video streaming platform forays into health and wellness
New Delhi, June 5 (IANSlife) Premium streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar on Friday announced its foray into global health and wellness category, and will feature fitness-based content to its subscribers.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
BluSmart completes 1.75 lakh zero-emission trips in Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The electric ride-hailing platform BluSmart on Friday said that it has completed 4.75 million clean pollution-free kms by making 1,75,000 zero-emission trips in Delhi-NCR.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,Environment/Wildlife
Will be very clinical: Sangakkara on players dealing with new guidelines
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara believes it will be interesting to see how players deal with the latest guidelines put in place by the International Cricket Council (ICC) once cricket resumes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
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
Amazon in talks to buy stake in Bharti Airtel
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) E-commerce giant Amazon is in talks to purchase a stake worth at least $2 billion in telecom major Bharti Airtel.
2020-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
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
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
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
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