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Centre aiming towards improving availability of natural gas at affordable cost across country: Dharmendra Pradhan
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 11:41:46 PM IST
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that the Centre is aiming towards improving the availability of natural gas at an affordable cost across the country. ... read..


VHP website hacked, objectionable content posted
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The website of the most influential RSS affiliate - Vishwa Hindu Parishad was hacked on Wednesday. The website whose domain name is www.vhp.org currently shows it as "under maintenance". ... read..


Anandiben takes oath as MP's acting Governor
Bhopal | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel was on Wednesday afternoon sworn in as acting Governor of Madhya Pradesh by the state High Court Chief Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal. ... read..


Scrap draft EIA 2020, say Himachal's green activists
Shimla | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Green activists in Himachal Pradesh have written to the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to scrap the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification 2020 proposed by it. ... read..


J&K Police deny civilian killed in firing by security forces
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
In the wake of allegations surrounding the death of a civilian in Sopore on Wednesday, the Jammu and Kashmir Police denied that he was killed in firing by the security forces. ... read..


Coronavirus may infect heart cells of Covid-19 patients: Study
New York | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
A team of US scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher revealed that SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus), the virus behind Covid-19, can infect heart cells in a lab dish. ... read..


Bahuda Yatra of Lord Jagannth held without devotees
Puri | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Bahuda Yatra, the return journey of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, was organised without devotees, here on Wednesday. The servitors pulled the wooden chariots back from the Gundicha temple to the 12th-century Jagannath temple. ... read..


SC moved for direction to scrap MoUs with Chinese companies
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre to terminate the MoUs signed with the Chinese government and Chinese companies, and also direct the Centre to make public its trade policies with China, against the backdrop of a ... read..


Here comes 'Make in India' e-learning app
Patna | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The youth of Bihar are not only fighting at India's borders with China but do so in the field of technology as well. The demand for 'Make in India' apps has increased after the campaign to boycott Chinese apps in the country and the banning of 59 Chinese ... read..


STF to probe for fake appointments of teachers in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 11:12:04 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government has handed over the investigation of fake appointments of thousands of teachers in UP Basic Education Council schools, working on the same PAN number, to Special Task Force. ... read..


WhatsApp announces new features including contact-adding QR codes, animated stickers
California | July 1, 2020 11:12:02 PM IST
WhatsApp on Wednesday announced many new features including adding contact through QR codes, animated stickers and dark mode for its web and desktop platforms. ... read..


Spotify launches new premium plan for couples
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 11:12:01 PM IST
Making it easier for couples to split the cost of premium membership plans, music streaming platform Spotify is all set to debut a new subscription plan - Premium Duo- which will allow two people living at the same place to share one plan while using thei ... read..


35 new COVID-19 cases in Jharkhand, total count reaches 2,525
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | July 1, 2020 11:11:59 PM IST
With an increase of 35 new cases, Jharkhand's COVID-19 count reached 2,525 on Wednesday. ... read..


Maha govt issues resolution about acquiring pvt vehicles for transporting COVID-19 patients
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 1, 2020 11:11:58 PM IST
Maharashtra Health Department on Wednesday issued a resolution about acquiring private ambulances and vehicles for transporting COVID-19 patients. ... read..


2 killed in road accident in Delhi
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 11:11:56 PM IST
Two persons were killed, while two children got injured in a road accident in Delhi's Rohini area on Tuesday. ... read..


Manickam Tagore writes to Harsh Vardhan regarding Rapid Antigen Test in southern districts of Tamil Nadu
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 11:11:55 PM IST
Congress MP B Manickam Tagore has written to Union Home Minister Harsh Vardhan regarding the need to expand Rapid Antigen Test to southern districts of Tamil Nadu. ... read..


New Chief Secretary Sanjay Kumar meets Maharashtra Governor
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 1, 2020 11:11:52 PM IST
Newly appointed Chief Secretary Sanjay Kumar on Wednesday met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan here. ... read..


'If standing with poor during Corona crisis is deemed politics then so be it', Sanjay Jha defends Centre
Patna (Bihar) | July 1, 2020 11:11:51 PM IST
Bihar Minister Sanjay Jha on Wednesday defended the Centre's decision to extend providing free grains to the poor, needy people under the PM Gariban Kalyan Anna Yojana until the end of Diwali, Chhath puja. ... read..


3 persons arrested with 836 grams of cannabis in HP
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 11:11:49 PM IST
Kullu district police have arrested three people with 836 grams of cannabis. ... read..


Madhya Pradesh's COVID-19 count reaches 13,861
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 11:11:48 PM IST
With 268 new cases being reported, Madhya Pradesh's COVID-19 count reached 13,861 on Wednesday. ... read..


With increase of over thousand cases, Telangana's COVID-19 count reaches 17,357
Hyderabad (Telangana) | July 1, 2020 11:11:45 PM IST
With 1,018 new cases and 7 deaths, the COVID-19 count in Telangana reached 17,357 on Wednesday. ... read..


13-year-old boy commits suicide after denied mobile phone
Ranchi | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
A 13-year-old boy committed suicide after denied new Andriod mobile phone in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Wednesday, police said. ... read..


Chandigarh: Foreign returnees to undergo 7-day mandatory institutional quarantine
Chandigarh | July 1, 2020 10:41:49 PM IST
As per the Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) issued by Chandigarh Administration, all foreign returnees have to immediately undergo seven days of mandatory institutional quarantine at an approved facility on payment basis, on arrival. ... read..


Odisha cancels Class XII pending examinations
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The Odisha government, here on Wednesday, cancelled examinations for all Class XII pending subjects, conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), due to the spread of Covid-19 in the state. ... read..


Gujarat govt decides to allow final year examinations
Gandhinagar | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
The Gujarat government, here on Wednesday, announced the decision to allow colleges and universities to conduct final year examinations. The Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has already declared dates for examinations, which will start from Thursday ... read..


Threats to Taj hotels: Maha top brass review security
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
A day after two Taj Group hotels in Mumbai got security threats from Pakistan, the Maharashtra government carried out a high-level security review meeting, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said here on Wednesday. ... read..


Over 97% CO2 emissions from space heating in Himalayas attributed to households
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Over 78 per cent of the total emissions in the Indian Himalayan region are from space heating in residential dwellings in rural areas, with 71.4 per cent attributed to the northern states of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir, according t ... read..


Haryana reports 393 new COVID-19 cases
Chandigarh (Haryana) | July 1, 2020 10:11:57 PM IST
Haryana's COVID-19 case count rose to 14,941 on Wednesday with 393 new positive cases reported in the last 24 hours. ... read..


Tamil Nadu: Indian Railways starts construction of new railway bridge project at Pampan Sea
Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu) | July 1, 2020 10:11:56 PM IST
Indian Railways has started the construction of a new railway bridge project at the Pamban Sea, Rameswaram in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. ... read..


Dispute between doctor, police constable leads to fisticuffs in Ujjain hospital
Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 10:11:52 PM IST
A dispute emerged between a doctor and a police constable on the Doctors Day on Wednesday and the argument degenerated into fisticuffs at the district hospital here. ... read..


Schools to reopen for teachers, non-academic staff in Haryana from July 27
Chandigarh | July 1, 2020 10:11:50 PM IST
Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal informed that schools will reopen for teachers and non-academic staff in Haryana from July 27. ... read..


UP launching major plantation drive for 'miracle' Sahjan tree
Lucknow | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government is preparing to promote plantation of 'Sahjan' trees (moringa oleifera), commonly known as drumsticks, in a big way. ... read..


ED attaches assets worth Rs 2 cr in Punjab in FEMA case
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said that it has attached the properties to the tune of Rs 2 crore of Sukhwinder Singh Lally of Punjab's Jalandhar in a FEMA case. ... read..


Ex-BSNL employee & activist Fathima asked to vacate official quarters
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
State-run BSNL has directed its former employee and activist Rehana Fathima to vacate its official residential quarters in Kochi, citing the police raid at her house post the registration of a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (PO ... read..


Over 40% Covid-19 cases in an Italian town were asymptomatic
London | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Researchers have revealed that more than 40 per cent of coronavirus cases in an Italian town called Vo were asymptomatic. The study, published in Nature, suggests asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people are an important factor in the transmission of Covid- ... read..


UPSC allows Civil Services aspirants to change exam centres
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has decided to allow candidates for Civil Services (preliminary) examination, 2020 scheduled to be held on October 4 to change their exam centres in view of coronavirus pandemic. ... read..


China deploys two more divisions of troops along LAC
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Even as Indian and Chinese militaries talk to de-escalate and disengage at the borders in eastern Ladakh, Indian intelligence agencies said on Wednesday that Chinese People's Liberation Army has brought in troops of two more divisions along the Line of Ac ... read..


Gold prices hit all-time high
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Gold hit an all-time high on Wednesday with futures trading at Rs 48,871 per 10 gm as the demand for the safe haven asset continued to soar with the Covid-19 global shocks and economic uncertainty hammering down business sentiments. ... read..


Custodial deaths: Rajini demands action against police officials
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Wednesday expressed shock at the way the Sathankulam police officials behaved with a Magistrate who had gone to the police station to inquire into custodial deaths and said the concerned officials should be punished. ... read..


Six die in NLC India boiler blast, TN CM announces compensation (Ld)
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Six workers were killed and 17 others injured when a boiler in a thermal power unit (TPS II) of NLC India Ltd exploded on Wednesday, officials said. ... read..


Britons refused job interviews in Europe after Brexit
London | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
As the UK reaches the end of the transition period in December this year, European Union (EU) employers anticipate the end of free movement rights which allows British nationals to live, work and study in Europe. ... read..


Ganeshotsav to turn 'Arogyautsav' at Lalbaugcha Raja (Second Ld)
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
First time in its 86-year history, the famed and iconic Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh idol will not be established during the upcoming 11-day Ganeshotsav, officials said here on Wednesday. ... read..


AAP workers protesting against fuel hike detained
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
Delhi Police on Wednesday detained scores of AAP leaders and workers after they staged a protest outside the BJP headquarters against the incessant hike in fuel prices. ... read..


Ventilators supplied to states, UTs meant for ICUs: MoHFW
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 9:11:54 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) informed that the 'Make in India' ventilators supplied to the States and Union Territories are meant for ICUs. ... read..


Zoom misses its own deadline to publish its first transparency report
Washington DC | July 1, 2020 9:11:53 PM IST
Video-conferencing giant Zoom has missed its own deadline of publishing its first transparency report. ... read..


18,653 new cases take India's COVID-19 count above 5.85 lakh, death toll rises to 17,400
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 9:11:51 PM IST
With a rise of 18,653 new cases in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count crossed 5.85 lakh on Wednesday. ... read..


MHA, defence forces to set up 1000-bed COVID care facility at Dhaula Kuan
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 9:11:50 PM IST
Union Minister G Kishan Reddy on Wednesday said that the Home Ministry in collaboration with defence forces will set up a 1,000-bed COVID care centre at Dhaula Kuan, which will have 250 ventilators and oxygen facility at every bed. ... read..


2,442 new COVID-19 cases in Delhi, toll rises to 2,803
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 9:11:47 PM IST
A total of 2,442 COVID-19 cases and 61 deaths were reported in the national capital on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 89,802 in Delhi, the health department said. ... read..


Gujarat receives around 16% of annual average rainfall
Gandhinagar | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
With weather forecast indicating a good monsoon this year, Gujarat has received almost 16% of its annual average rainfall in the past couple of days amid the gloom spread by the coronavirus crisis. ... read..


Kashmiri separatist leader put in separate cell in Tihar
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The Tihar Jail authorities on Wednesday apprised a Delhi court that Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah has been accommodated in a separate cell and is being given medical facilities amid the coronavirus fear. ... read..


'Oxford COVID-19 vaccine safe for people with weak immunity'
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Volunteers have begun participating in Brazil's first clinical trial of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine. The ChAdOx1 vaccine technology is based on an adenovirus, and it is considered very safe, even in people with a weak immune system. ... read..


Kerala Assembly to meet for 1 day in July
Thiruvananthapuram | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The Kerala Legislative Assembly will meet for a day later this month to pass the Finance Bill. ... read..


Goa to open for tourists from July 2, 250 hotels granted permission to resume operations
Panaji (Goa) | July 1, 2020 8:41:55 PM IST
Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Wednesday said that the coastal state will be open for tourists starting July 2, as 250 hotels have been granted permission to resume operations. ... read..


Meet the CRPF jawan who rescued 3 year-old in Sopore encounter
By Ankur Sharma

New Delhi | July 1, 2020 8:41:52 PM IST
The heart-wrenching photograph of a CRPF Jawan rescuing a toddler from getting hit by bullets after terrorists opened fire at a patrol party in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday has gone viral on social media. ... read..


North DMC issues 115 notices seeking structural audit report
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 8:41:48 PM IST
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Wednesday issued 115 notices to schools, residential group housing societies, institutional buildings etc to submit the structural audit reports to ensure seismic stability of the buildings. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh CM inaugurates NATCO Cancer Care Centre
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 8:41:45 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday inaugurated the first Comprehensive Cancer Care Centre built by the state government and NATCO Trust at Guntur General Hospital. ... read..


Neyveli boiler blast: Shah assures TN CM of all possible help
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday talked to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami over Neyveli power plant boiler blast, assuring him of all possible help. ... read..


Kerala Cabinet nod for bus fare hike
Thiruvananthapuram | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
The Kerala Cabinet on Wednesday gave the nod to increase bus fares to be in force during the coronavirus crisis. ... read..


MP cabinet expansion on Thursday: Chouhan
Bhopal | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
The expansion of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan cabinet in Madhya Pradesh will take place on Thursday. ... read..


No Chinese goods in food ministry now: Paswan (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
Union Minister for Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has said that his ministry has closed the door for Chinese products. Paswan said that no Chinese goods will come to his department anymore and a circular to this effect has already been issu ... read..


HC asks Telangana govt to spell out stand on online classes
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
the Telangana High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to spell out its stand on the ongoing online classes by private schools and inform it by Friday if any policy on online classes had been framed or not. ... read..


Lucknow officials begin anti-CAA property attachment process
Lucknow | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
The Lucknow administration has restarted the process of attaching properties of the accused who vandalised public property during the anti-CAA riots in December last year. ... read..


China's debt-trap diplomacy hit, Kenyan court halts project
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
A Kenyan Appellate Court has halted the dragon's African safari by pronouncing that "the $3.2 billion contract between Kenya and China for the construction of the Standard Gauge Railways (SGR) is illegal." The recent judgment has lifted the lid on the dra ... read..


Priyanka Gandhi expresses gratitude to health workers on National Doctors Day
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 8:11:59 PM IST
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday expressed gratitude to health workers engaged in the treatment of COVID-19 patients on the occasion of the National Doctors Day. ... read..


Give back money received in PM CARES Fund from Chinese sources: RJD MP Manoj Jha
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 8:11:55 PM IST
RJD MP Manoj Jha on Wednesday said that donations received in PM Cares Fund from any Chinese source should be returned back. ... read..


Elected to Rajya Sabha, Andhra Deputy CM, Fisheries Minister resign as MLCs
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 8:11:51 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose and Fisheries Minister Mopidevi Venkata Ramana have resigned as members of state legislative council. The two ministers were elected to the Rajya Sabha last month. ... read..


Former NTPC Director to enquire NLCIL fire
Nevyeli (Tamil Nadu) | July 1, 2020 8:11:49 PM IST
The Nevyeli Lignite Corporation India Limtied (NLCIL) on Wednesday announced that a high-level enquiry headed by a retired National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Director has been ordered into the fire incident in NLCIL. ... read..


3 minor girls drowned in drain in Assam
Dibrugarh (Assam) | July 1, 2020 8:11:46 PM IST
Three minor girls on Wednesday drowned in a drain in Dibrugarh district of Assam, Police said. ... read..


K'taka: Govt training institutes to function from July 15
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Amid Unlock 2.0, the central and state government training institutions will be allowed to function in Karnataka from July 15, an official said on Wednesday. ... read..


We have urged PM Modi to visit Ayodhya, inaugurate construction activities of Ram temple: Nitya Gopal Das
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 7:41:52 PM IST
Nritya Gopal Das, president of Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, on Wednesday said that they have requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the construction activities at the temple site in Ayodhya. ... read..


Legal notice sent to Madhya Pradesh BJP president for 'malicious' remark against Kamal Nath
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 7:41:51 PM IST
A legal notice has been sent to Madhya Pradesh BJP president Vishnu Dutt Sharma for allegedly making false and malicious remarks against senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Kamal Nath. ... read..


Priyanka Gandhi asked to vacate Delhi govt bungalow by August 1
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 7:41:49 PM IST
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been asked to vacate her government accommodation in Delhi by August 1 with a government notice stating that her allotment stands cancelled from today. ... read..


746 challans in Delhi for violation of coronavirus guidelines
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 7:41:48 PM IST
Delhi Police on Wednesday issued 746 challans against those violating COVID-19 guidelines. ... read..


Light drinking may protect brain function in older people
New York | Wednesday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
It seems like consuming alcohol in older age might not be as bad as we think because researchers have found that light to moderate drinking may preserve brain function in older adults. ... read..


Four killed, 17 injured in NLC India boiler blast in TN
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Four workers were killed and 17 others injured when a boiler in a thermal power unit (TPS II) of NLC India Ltd exploded on Wednesday, officials said. ... read..


Girl ends life because friend got higher marks
Kanpur (UP) | Wednesday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
In a bizarre incident, a girl, student of class 10, ended her life on Tuesday merely because her friend had scored more marks than her in the UP Board examinations. ... read..


China can never be our friend, its expansionist policies not in interest of India-Nepal: Ramdev
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) | July 1, 2020 7:12:01 PM IST
Slamming China as "fraud and imperialist" Yoga guru Ramdev on Wednesday said that India and Nepal should never trust the dragon and maintain their relationship. ... read..


Over Rs 300 crore scam by YSRCP govt in ambulance services: TDP
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 7:12:00 PM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Wednesday alleged that YSRCP government has committed a scam of more than Rs 300 crore in ambulance services. ... read..


India, Pakistan exchange lists of civilian prisoners, fishermen
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 7:11:56 PM IST
India and Pakistan on Wednesday exchanged lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen in their custody in keeping with the provisions of the 2008 Agreement under which such lists are shared every year on January 1 and July 1. ... read..


Haryana: GMCBL resumes services in Gurugram
Gurugram (Haryana) | July 1, 2020 7:11:55 PM IST
The Gurugram Metropolitan City Bus Limited (GMCBL) on Wednesday started its services on six routes, following the health guidelines and protocols, in view of COVID-19. ... read..


AAP protest against fuel price hike in Delhi
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 7:11:52 PM IST
Aam Admi Party (AAP) on Wednesday held a protest against fuel price hike near ITO in the national capital. ... read..


Home Ministry declares nine individuals 'designated terrorists' for trying to revive militancy in Punjab
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 7:11:50 PM IST
Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday declared nine individuals as designated terrorist, under the provisions of the amended Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), for trying to revive militancy in Punjab. ... read..


Kerala Youth Congress protest against fuel price hike, blocks roads in Kochi
Kochi (Kerala) | July 1, 2020 7:11:48 PM IST
Continuing its protest against fuel price hike in Kerala, Youth Congress activists and leaders on Wednesday blocked the road in Kochi. ... read..


Panchkula administration sets up helpline for labourers to find work
Panchkula (Haryana) | July 1, 2020 7:11:47 PM IST
The Panchkula district administration has set up a helpline for labourers hailing from the district and also those coming from outside, to help them find work. ... read..


Bengal BJP chief allegedly attacked by Trinamool men
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress backed miscreants at Rajarhat-New Town located on the north-eastern fringes of Kolkata. ... read..


Kejriwal, Sisodia take stock of arrangements at Commonwealth Games Sports Complex COVID care centre
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 6:42:05 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia on Wednesday visited Commonwealth Games Village Sports Complex which has been turned into emergency COVID care centre to take stock of arrangements of beds. ... read..


Andhra Irrigation Minister visits victim's house in Nellore assault case
Nellore (Andhra Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 6:41:57 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Minister Anil Kumar on Wednesday visited the house of woman contractual employee of Andhra Pradesh Tourism department hotel in Nellore, who was assaulted by her colleague after she had asked him to wear a mask. ... read..


HC fumes over tussle between Centre, Delhi govt on representation of police in violence cases
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 6:41:53 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed unhappiness over the tussle between Centre and Delhi government over the representation of Delhi Police in cases related to the violence in the northeast district of the national capital. ... read..


Gboard introduces 'Smart Compose' to Google messages for Android Beta
California | July 1, 2020 6:41:51 PM IST
Tech company Google recently rolled out the new beta version for its Gboard (virtual keyboard app) via the Google Play Store. Since then some users have spotted a 'smart compose' message in Google Messages. ... read..


Andhra: Cotton farmers protest at Nandigama market yard
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 6:41:49 PM IST
Cotton farmers held protest at Nandigama market yard on Wednesday alleging that the market yard officials have stopped procuring cotton. ... read..


1 death, 77 new COVID-19 cases reported among policemen: Maha Police
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 1, 2020 6:41:48 PM IST
One death due to COVID-19 and 77 new cases have been reported amongst the Maharashtra Police personnel in the last 24 hours. ... read..


Rajnath, Army chief to visit Leh on Friday to review LAC situation
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 6:41:46 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Army Chief Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane will visit Leh on Friday and will review the security situation in Eastern Ladakh in view of the Chinese aggression along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). ... read..


JD-S, LJD all set to unite again in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram | Wednesday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
It's all happening in Kerala politics. After an ally of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) was shown the door earlier this week, two parties now in the ruling Left front, which were together as a single unit in 2009, have decided to join hands ... read..


3-yr-old rescued after watching grandad die in Kashmir terror strike (Ld)
Srinagar | Wednesday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Days after a five-year-old was killed in a terror attack in South Kashmir, on Wednesday in another shocking incident in North Kashmir's Sopore a civilian was killed right in front of his three-year-old grandson. ... read..


After four hours, Kerala wild elephant rescued from well
Thiruvananthapuram | Wednesday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
A wild elephant which strayed into human settlement areas near Pooyankuutti in Ernakulam district and fell into a well, was rescued after 4 hours of operations on Wednesday. ... read..


PM Modi quits Weibo, all posts, profile picture removed
New Delhi | July 1, 2020 6:12:11 PM IST
With the government deciding to disallow 59 Chinese apps in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to quit Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo, which he had joined a few years ago. On Wednesday the prime minister's account went blank after h ... read..


HC notice to Centre, Uttarakhand govt, Patanjali Ayurveda on plea seeking ban on Coronil
Nainital (Uttarakhand) | July 1, 2020 6:12:10 PM IST
The Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre, state government and yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurveda on a PIL seeking a ban on Ayurvedic medicine Coronil, which was claimed to be a cure for COVID-19. ... read..


88 new COVID-19 cases in Bihar
Patna (Bihar) | July 1, 2020 6:12:03 PM IST
A total of 88 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Bihar on Wednesday taking the total number of reported cases in the state to 10,076, Bihar Health Department said. ... read..


585 new COVID-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh, drive against communicable diseases launched
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | July 1, 2020 6:12:01 PM IST
A total of 585 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, Additional Chief Secretary Health, Amit Mohan Prasad said. ... read..


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