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Telangana again postpones Class X exams
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) The Telangana government has once again postponed the Class X exams, scheduled to begin from Monday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Karnataka BJP shortlists 3 names for RS bypolls
Bengaluru, June 6 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Karnataka has short listed three names for the June 19 biennial elections to four Rajya Sabha seats from the southern state, a party source said on Saturday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
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
Big surge in Telangana with 10 deaths, 206 positive cases
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) In a big surge in coronavirus cases, Telangana on Saturday witnessed 10 deaths and 206 new infections, both the highest single-day jumps since the outbreak in March.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
I don't own farm house, says Telangana minister after NGT probe order
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) With the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordering a probe into the alleged illegal expansion of his farm house, Telangana Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Saturday reiterated that he does not own the property.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Gujarat govt to take austerity measures following slash in revenues
Gandhinagar, June 6 (IANS) The 'Adhia Committee' formed by the Gujarat government for the economic revival after the slowdown has recommended the government to take austerity measures till the completion of this fiscal. Following which the Gujarat government on Saturday announced certain restrictions on expenditure.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Haryana allows reopening of religious places, except in Gurugram
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) The Haryana government on Saturday decided to allow the reopening of religious places, places of worship for the public and shopping malls in a regulated and restricted manner across the state with effect from June 8, except in Gurugram and Faridabad districts in view of large number of positive case.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
NDRF personal tests positive after returning from WB
Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) A person from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has tested positive for Covid-19 in Odisha, after returning from West Bengal, official sources said on Saturday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Nagaland 4th NE state with total corona cases in 3 digits
Guwahati/Kohima/Agartala, June 6 (IANS) Nagaland, which was coronavirus-free two weeks ago, on Saturday become the fourth northeastern state after Assam, Tripura and Manipur with total positive cases in three digits.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
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
Gautam Buddh Nagar reports 21 new corona cases
Gautam Buddh Nagar, June 6 (IANS) A total of 21 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Gautam Buddh Nagar on Saturday, taking its total cases to 591, officials said.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
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
Ekta Kapoor deletes controversial scene pertaining to Army from 'Triple X-2'
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor has deleted the controversial scene in her web series "Triple X-2", which invited much trouble for the producer, including a police complaint in Gurugrams Palam Vihar police station and an FIR in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
B'luru Zoo to reopen from Monday with limited visitors
Bengaluru, June 6 (IANS) The Bengaluru Zoo will reopen from Monday with revised carrying capacity and the maximum number of visitors at any given time will be restricted, said an official on Saturday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Those cancelling pilgrimage will get full refund: Telangana Haj panel
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) With uncertainty looming over Haj this year due to Covid-19 pandemic, the Telangana State Haj Committee on Saturday announced that those who desire to cancel their pilgrimage can do so and will get 100 per cent refund.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Seva Sindhu registration must for all arrivals by rail to K'taka
Bengaluru, June 6 (IANS) People arriving in Karnataka must register themselves on the Seva Sindhu portal and this requirement should be announced in the originating railway station, said a top official on Saturday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Gujarat's corona toll 1,219, positive cases 19,617
Gandhinagar, June 6 (IANS) With almost 30 deaths daily since the start of this month, Gujarat's total deaths due to Covid-19 topped the 1,200 mark at 1,219 on Saturday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Fourth day running, Maha records 100-plus Covid-19 deaths, toll 2,969
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) For the fourth consecutive day, Maharashtra recorded 100-plus fatalities, adding 120 new Covid-19 deaths on Saturday, pushing up the states toll to 2,969, health officials said here.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Gurugram pvt hospitals to face action if patients refused treatment
Gurugram, June 6 (IANS) The Gurugram district administration has warned private hospitals of strict action if they refused to admit or treat coronavirus-infected patients.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Lockdown woes: Shivakumar seeks CM's nod to take charge on June 14
Bengaluru, June 6 (IANS) Congress troubleshooter D.K. Shivakumar, who was appointed president of the party's Karnataka unit in March, sought state chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa's permission to take charge on June 14 here, an official said on Saturday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
B'luru temples, mosque sanitise premises before reopening
Bengaluru, June 6 (IANS) In view of the return of devotees after a gap of more than two months to pay obeisance, officials at different religious places in the city are cleaning and sanitising their premises.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Karnataka,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
Covid-19 hits MCX's HQ, one employee dead (IANS Exclusive)
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Covid-19 has hit multi commodity derivatives exchange MCX, as one of its employees in the business continuity team has succumbed to the dreaded virus.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
No corporate loan sanctions, renewals without LEI code: IRDAI
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has asked insurers not to grant loan renewals or enhancements if the borrowers do not get the LEI code from the Legal Entity Identifier India Ltd.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
BJP men attacking CPI-M sponsored COVID-19 relief camps, alleges party
Agartala, June 6 (IANS) The opposition CPI-M in Tripura on Saturday alleged that the ruling BJP sponsored goons are attacking the Left leaders and workers organising voluntary blood donation camps and giving relief material to the COVID-19 distressed people.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Tripura,National
Lockdown diaries: Actor Karan Aanand shoots short film at home
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Actor Karan Aanand has utilised his free time during the lockdown to make a short film at home, titled "Aaina".
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
One held for feeding firecracker-laced ball to cow
Shimla, June 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Police on Saturday arrested a person for causing injuries to a cow by feeding her a wheat flour ball laced with firecrackers.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
For second day in row, new cases in Kerala cross 100
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) For the second day in a row, the total number of new Covid cases crossed 100 in Kerala to settle at 108.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
After NGT probe, Cong demands Telangana Minister's ouster
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) The opposition Congress has demanded resignation of Telangana Minister K.T. Rama Rao after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday ordered probe into alleged violations in an environmentally protected area on the city's outskirts.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
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
Malaika Arora decodes right way of drinking water
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Malaika Arora feels that in the race to learn something new about fitness and health, people forget the basics.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
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
Paras, Mahira to star in new Meet Bros music video
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" housemates Paras Chhabra and Mahira Sharma are back to impress fans with their chemistry after the recent video of the song, "Baarish". The pair will now be seen in the music video of Meet Bros' new composition, "Hashtag love".
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
ISRO signs MoU with ARIES for space situational awareness
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Aryabhatta Research Institute (ARIES) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and Astrophysics.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
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
Hearing impaired girl, many children win the Covid battle
Jaipur, June 6 (IANS) A hearing impaired girl was among 14 minors, including a 3-year-old toddler, who won the corona battle in Dungarpur and were discharged, said health officials on Saturday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Congress can help send Deve Gowda to Rajya Sabha: Party leader
Bengaluru, June 6 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Karnataka is open to supporting Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo and former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda's election to the Rajya Sabha if he chooses to contest the June 19 biennial elections to Upper House of Parliament, a party official said on Saturday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Aparshakti Khurana set to travel to Chandigarh amid COVID-19
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) With lockdown strictures being relaxed, actor Aparshakti Khurana on Saturday announced that he is now all set to travel to his hometown, Chandigarh.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
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
Tamannaah Bhatia trolled for supporting 'Black Lives Matter'
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia is facing flak on social media for her #AllLivesMatter post, with users calling her out for endorsing fairness creams in the past.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
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
Disney+ Hotstar VIP to stream all matches of Premier League
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) The highly anticipated return of the biggest and most competitive football league -- Premier League has now been confirmed. After bringing the live showcase of Bundesliga to India, Disney+ Hotstar VIP is set to stream all matches of Premier League, making it the top destination in India for the best football action.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Sayani Gupta: Racist cases have come out amid coronavirus pandemic
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Actress Sayani Gupta will be seen in a film titled "Axone", based on the issue of racism faced by people of the Northeast. She feels several cases of racism have emerged amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Odisha govt plans cruise service to boost tourism potential
Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to operate day cruise service at five selected water bodies with the participation of the private sector, an official said on Saturday.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
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
BJP appoints in-charges for 24 assembly bypolls in MP
Bhopal, June 6 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has appointed in-charges for the by-elections to be held on 24 assembly seats which fell vacant due to the resignation of the legislators.
2020-06-06
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
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