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Delhi reports 58 new Covid cases, one death
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The national capital reported 58 new Covid cases and one death in the last 24 hours, as per the daily health bulletin released by the Delhi government on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Second Manipur activist, held for FB post, freed after HC order
Imphal, July 23 (IANS) Manipur activist Wangkhemcha Wangthoi was released from the central jail following a High Court order on Friday, five days after his associate Erendro Leichombam was freed on the Supreme Court's orders. The duo had been detained under the National Security Act for their Facebook posts criticising BJP leaders for advocating cow dung and cow urine as cure for Covid-19.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Manipur,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Hyd's T-Hub unveils Global Markets Accelerator Programme 2.0
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Innovation hub and ecosystem enabler Technology Hub (T-Hub) on Friday launched the Global Markets Accelerator Programme 2.0 in partnership with La Trobe University, selecting three Australian growth stage startups.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Technology
Road ahead even more daunting that in 1991: Manmohan Singh
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said that the road ahead is "even more daunting" than during the 1991 economic crisis and the nation would need to "recalibrate its priorities to ensure a dignified life for all Indians".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Man held in Gurugram for creating fake IDs
Gurugram, July 23 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's flying squad has arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly creating fake Aadhaar, PAN and voter cards from Nathupur village in Gurugram, the police said on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Now learn piano, guitar live on WhiteHat Jr in India (Ld)
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Leading edtech platform WhiteHat Jr on Friday launched live online classes in music -- starting with piano and guitar -- in India and the US, as the company aims to create a one-on-one music experience for kids to help them build confidence and boost their cognitive development.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Education
Parents launch 'No Vaccine No School' campaign in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) Parents in Rajasthan have launched a "No Vaccine No School" campaign to protest the state government's decision to reopen schools from August 2 for all classes from Nursery to class XII.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
5 held for flesh trade in Bihar's Lakhisarai district
Patna, July 23 (IANS) The Lakhisarai police arrested five persons, including two girls, for alleged flesh trade on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC raps DJB for 'petition after petition', nixes latest plea
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday told the Delhi Jal Board to refrain from filing a flurry of petitions in connection with its dispute with Haryana government for not releasing sufficient water to the capital.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
TN health department to seal gutka, paan shops
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Health department will take stringent action against shops selling 'gutka' and 'paan' which are banned in the state. A study by the health department revealed that nearly 30 crore of these items were sold in the state in the past eight years.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Esha talks about title track of her show 'Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Television actress Esha Kansara says that the title track of her upcoming show "Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana" is a soulful rendition, which has become even more special since it has been sung by Shreya Ghoshal.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Karnataka releases answers for SSLC exams on its website
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) A day after the Class 10 examinations ended, the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) released the key answers for Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) exam or Class 10.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Tibetan bodies resent awarding Winter Olympics to Beijing
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Four Tibetan organisations based in Switzerland have filed a complaint against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with the Swiss National Contact Point in Bern for alleged violation of OECD guidelines over the awarding of the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports,Politics
Shah to meet all NE CMs in Shillong, discuss law & order, Covid
Shillong/Agartala, July 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will meet the Chief Ministers, Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police of all the eight northeastern states in Shillong on Saturday and discuss various issues, including law and order, and the Covid-19 situation, officials said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Shooters all set to launch India's gold quest at Olympics
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's 10m air rifle women's duo of Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan and the men's 10m air pistol pair of Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma will kick off India's medal hunt at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday, with the four being among the best prospects to bring home medals from the quadrennial showpiece.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Yogi govt to recruit Sanskrit teachers
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government will recruit Sanskrit teachers in Uttar Pradesh to boost the Sanskrit language and overcome the shortage of teachers in Sanskrit schools.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Now, friend of Kerala transwoman, who committed suicide, found dead
Kochi, July 23 (IANS) Even as Kerala Police has begun its probe into the death of first transwoman gender radio jockey Ananyah Kumari Alex, who was found hanging at her flat near Kochi on Tuesday evening, her friend Jiji Raj was now found dead on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 Cong workers enroute Sidhu's coronation killed in road mishap
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Three Congress workers were killed and at least 50 persons were injured in a head-on collision between a private bus and a Punjab Roadways bus in Moga district on Friday, the police said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Deeply distressed by the course of events in House: Venkaiah Naidu
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said he was "deeply distressed" by the happenings in the Rajya Sabha and added that the snatching and tearing of paper is a clear assault on democracy.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shantanu Sen suspended for remaining part of RS session
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Trinamool MP Shantanu Sen was suspended on Friday for the remaining part of the Monsoon Session a day after he snatched the papers from IT Minister Ashwani Vaishnaw in the Rajya Sabha.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jacqueline flaunts 'sexy back'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez set the mercury soaring with a glamorous picture flaunting her "sexy back" on social media.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kerala Assembly witnesses multiple walkouts by opp
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) The second day of the second session of the 15th Kerala Assembly on Friday saw multiple walkouts by the Congress-led Opposition and both walkouts pertained to corruption issues in which the ruling CPI-M-led government allegedly had crucial roles.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
WhiteHat Jr launches 1:1 live online music classes in India
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Leading EdTech company WhiteHat Jr on Friday announced to foray into delivering live online classes in music, starting with piano and guitar, as it aims to create a unique one-on-one music experience for kids to help them build confidence and boost their cognitive development.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology
Raima Sen: Unfair to blame an actor for project's failure
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Raima Sen says it is unfair to blame an actor for a project's failure because it is teamwork and everyone is responsible.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Suspension motion against Trinamool MP Sen
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Minister of State V. Muraleedharan on Friday moved a suspension motion against Trinamool Congress MP Shantanu Sen for remaining part of the session of the day after he was involved in alleged unparliamentary behaviour a day ago.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pegasus row: Rahul demands Shah's resignation, SC probe against Modi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Upping the ante against the government, former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday described Pegasus as a weapon and demanded resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Markets trade in green; healthy response to Zomato's debut
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) India's key equity indices made marginal gains during per-noon trade session on Thursday following supportive global cues.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Shefali Shah: I always wanted to direct a film
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) National award-winning actress Shefali Shah, who is making her directorial debut with the short film 'Happy Birthday Mummyji', says that helming a film was always on her bucket list.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pause on fuel hike enters Day 6
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) continued with the pause on fuel price revision for the sixth consecutive day on Friday, the longest brake applied in weeks, as global development on oil production and rising US inventories softened crude and product prices.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Zomato flies on market debut, up 68% from issue price
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) After a massive response to its IPO, online food delivery platform Zomato recorded a robust debut on the stock market on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NetApp Excellerator startups in India innovating in future tech
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Cloud software company NetApp on Friday announced that eight new Indian tech startups, part of its accelerator programme, are now innovating in the fields of deep tech, including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), cloud and data.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Jimmy Sheirgill: Actors now have another option with OTT
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actor Jimmy Sheirgill is three web-series old and is looking forward for more opportunities on the platform. He has played pivotal roles in series like "Rangaaz Phirse", "Your honour" and the recent "Collar Bomb".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cong, Sena, DMK protest over snooping issue in Parliament premises
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Congress, Shiv Sena and the DMK on Friday staged a protest against the government over the alleged Pegasus project.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC dismisses telcos plea seeking correction in AGR calculation
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a big setback for telecom companies, the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed their plea seeking correction of alleged errors in Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) calculation.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bloomsbury signs up with UK's New Frontier Publishing for children's bookk
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bloomsbury Publishing India Private Ltd. has signed up with New Frontier Publishing (NFP), a leading publisher of the UK's primary school-age books, to exclusively represent the marketing and distribution of their titles in the Indian subcontinent.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
AIADMK to fight vigilance raids legally, politically
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK is on the course of taking legal recourse against the Directorate of Vigilance and Crime Branch (DVAC) raids conducted at 21 places related to former state transport minister and party leader, M.R. Vijayabhaskar.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kartik Aaryan set to play pilot in 'Captain India'
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan has been roped in to star in filmmaker Hansal Mehtas next titled "Captain India".
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
2 Cr vaccinated from Covid in TN: Govt
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian has said that two crore people have been administered vaccines against Covid-19 in his state as of Thursday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Piyush Goyal, Naqvi meet RS Chairman over paper snatching incident
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Leader of the House, Piyush Goyal, Deputy leader of the House Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V. Muraleedharan met the Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday morning.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Yogi curbs on BSP brahmin conclaves
Ayodhya, July 23 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has imposed curbs on the much-publicized 'Brahmin Sammelans' of the Bahujan Samaj Party that begin on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
7 Indian Navy teams start flood rescue in Maharashtra
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Western Naval Command, Mumbai has mobilised flood rescue teams and helicopters to provide assistance to the state for rescuing those marooned in flood-hit areas of Raigad and Ratnagiri, defence officials said here on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IED-loaded drone shot down in J&K
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) In a major anti-terror action, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday shot down a hexacopter carrying five kilo explosives in Akhnoor sector of Jammu, officials said.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Eijaz Khan on 'Bigg Boss' going digital: It's a sensible thing to do
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actor Eijaz Khan, who is gearing up for the release of the second season of web-series "City Of Dreams", says it is sensible to stream the controversial reality show "Bigg Boss" on OTT.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Brother, sister held for duping Maha company of Rs 1.27 Cr
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), July 23 (IANS) A brother and his sister have been arrested for allegedly duping a company in Maharashtra of over Rs 1.27 crore on the promise of getting data entry work done for it.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ravi Kishan to introduce pvt member Bill on population control in LS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Uttar Pradesh Ravi Kishan and a few other MPs in the Lok Sabha are going to introduce a Private Member Bill on population control on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India logs 35K Covid cases 483 deaths
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India on Friday recorded 35,342 cases of Covid and 483 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Naseemuddin Siddiqui faces vigilance grilling in memorial scam
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Vigilance Department grilled Congress leader and former BSP minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui for hours over two days in connection with the Rs 1,400 crore scam involving construction of memorials in Lucknow and Noida during Mayawati's regime.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bodies of woman, 3 kids found in Agra house
Agra, July 23 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman and her three children, aged 14, 11 and 8 years, bled to death after their throats were slit by an unidentified intruder in their house.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Targeted Covid-19 sampling to begin in Lucknow
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is launching a targeted sampling drive for Covid-19 from Friday in areas that had reported high caseload during the first and second waves of the pandemic.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
KL Meena to introduce pvt member Bill for uniform civil code in RS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's Kirodi Lal Meena on Friday will introduce The Uniform Civil Code in India Bill, 2020 in the Rajya Sabha as a Private Member Bill.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics