Saturday, May 30, 2020

On Pankaj Kapur's 66th b'day, Deven Bhojani says 'there's so much to learn from him'

Mumbai |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
On Pankaj Kapur's 66th birthday on Friday, his former "Office Office" co-star Deven Bhojani opened up to reveal the valuable lessons he learnt from the veteran actor.... read..

Pak violates ceasefire in J-K's Poonch

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 30, 2020 11:41:38 AM IST
Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Kirni sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Saturday.... read..

Kylie Jenner's lawyer demands retraction over Forbes billionaire story

Washington D.C. | May 30, 2020 11:41:40 AM IST
American reality TV star Kylie Jenner's lawyer is demanding Forbes take down their story accusing the makeup mogul of lying her way to billionaire status.... read..

INS Jalashwa all set for Colombo voyage to repatriate Indians

By By Joymala Bagchi

Kochi (Kerala) | May 30, 2020 11:41:43 AM IST
Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa is all set for a voyage to Colombo to repatriate the Indian nationals on Saturday under the Vande Bharat Mission.... read..

IndiGrid executes SPA for acquiring Jhajjar KT Transco

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 30, 2020 11:41:44 AM IST
India Grid Trust (IndiGrid) has announced the execution of a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of 100 per cent stake in Jhajjar KT Transco from Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd (KPTL) and Techno Electric & Engineering Company Ltd (TEECL).... read..

Abrogation of Article 370 and 35A from J-K among top achievements of MHA in last 1 yr of NDA govt

New Delhi | May 30, 2020 11:41:46 AM IST
On the completion of one year of the second term of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government, Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued a list of its achievements which includes Abrogation of Article 370 and 35A from Jammu and Kashmir, the opening of ... read..

Adani Power board to discuss delisting of shares on June 3

Mumbai |Saturday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
The Board of Adani Power will meet on June 3 to discuss on the delisting of company's shares from the stock exchanges.... read..

'PM has hands on nuclear button, yet can't be trusted to appoint judges?'

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, making an observation on the Supreme Court Collegium system, said the Prime Minister has his finger on the nuclear button, "but the Prime Minister assisted by the Law Minister cannot be trusted to appoint a fair and... read..

ISI plots attack on Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Unable to carry out Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) diktat of creating unrest in Jammu and Kashmir lately, terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin reportedly faced the ire of his masters when he was attacked by unknown assailant... read..

Rahul condoles death of former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday condoled the death of Chhattisgarh's first Chief Minister Ajit Jogi.... read..

China Paralympic teams called up to train for Tokyo, 2022 Beijing Games

Beijing |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Dozens of Paralympic teams were called up to start training to prepare for the Tokyo Paralympic Games and 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympic Games, the China Disabled Persons Federation (CDPF) announced on Friday.... read..

No community spread of Covid in Kerala, says Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Citing statistics, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said that even though cases in Kerala are increasing, there is no community spread of Covid-19 cases in the state.... read..

Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla dies at 89

Gandhinagar |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwalla breathed his last on Friday in an Ahmedabad hospital. Daruwalla, 89, was admitted in the private hospital following complaints of pneumonia like symptoms.... read..

2 terrorists killed in encounter in J-K's Kulgam

Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 30, 2020 11:11:42 AM IST
Two terrorists were killed in an encounter that broke out between terrorists and security forces in Wanpora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday, Jammu and Kashmir Police said.... read..

Ajit Jogi -- brilliant bureaucrat, outstanding politician

Raipur |Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Chhattisgarh slipped into shock on Friday following passing away of Ajit Pramod Kumar Jogi.... read..

Gujarat's total corona cases climb to 15,944; death toll 980

Gandhinagar |Saturday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
With 372 new coronavirus cases reported on Friday, Gujarat's total such cases neared the 16K-mark at 15,944. With 20 more corona casualties, the death toll in the state reached 980.... read..

Govt, non-govt offices to reopen from June 8 in Bengal: CM

Kolkata |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
As the fourth phase of Covid-19 lockdown draws to a close in India, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that all government and non-government offices will resume their operations from June 8 across the state.... read..

Punjab CM assures operationalisation support to industry

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday assured industry of his government's full support to ensure 100 per cent operationalisation over the next few days, pointing to the huge opportunity they had to grow in view of the increasing number of compa... read..

300 migrant workers out of 480 positive cases in Jharkhand

Ranchi |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
The migrant workers have increased the tally of coronavirus cases in Jharkhand, if the health department data is to be believed.... read..

Halting hydroxychloroquine trials based on faulty Lancet study is 'knee jerk reaction', say CSIR, IGIB, CMI

By Suchitra Mukherjee

New Delhi | May 30, 2020 1:41:42 AM IST
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Director-General Shekhar Mande, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) Delhi Director Anurag Agarwal and Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) Chennai Director Rajeev Karandikar have writte... read..

Locust operations conducted in 15 locations in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

Rajasthan/Madhya Pradesh | May 30, 2020 1:41:51 AM IST
Several locust operations were conducted at 15 locations in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh on Friday by Locust Control Offices (LCOs), in the wake of locust swarm in those regions.... read..

GTB Hospital to have 500 Covid beds from June 2

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
The Delhi government on Friday directed the Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital here to convert 500 beds by June 2 for coronavirus treatment.... read..

Would choose Jadeja & Bravo as lockdown partners: Raina

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Suresh Raina said that he would choose Ravindra Jadeja and Dwayne Bravo as his Indian and overseas quarantine partners from among his Chennai Super Kings teammates.... read..

AIADMK acting like 'autocratic government', says Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 30, 2020 2:11:38 AM IST
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar on Friday alleged that the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)-led government in Tamil Nadu is acting like an "autocratic government."... read..

128 more test positive, J&K Covid-19 tally now 2,164

Jammu |Saturday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
As many as 128 people more tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu & Kashmir on Friday, taking to 2,164 the number of Covid-19 patients in the Union Territory.... read..

NC rejects delimitation commission, will not be its part

Srinagar |Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
A day after a delimitation commission was announced by the Centre to re-draw the Lok Sabha as well as Assembly constituencies of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the northeastern states, J&K National Conference on Friday rejected the process a... read..

Anuj Kohli distributes masks, sanitisers to underprivileged in Capital

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Actor Anuj Kohli recently distributed masks and sanitisers to the underprivileged in Ashok Vihar here.... read..

Pietersen enjoys Friday with kids, posts picture on social media

London |Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The tough times surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns to stem its spread have made it harder to distinguish between a weekday and a Friday, where you generally usher in the weekend. But the fun-loving person that Kevin Pietersen is, the decorate... read..

Can create excellence once we have sports culture: Rijiju

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday stressed on the importance of fitness, saying more than 1.6 lakh schools have got registered under the Fit India Movement.... read..

Tripura West BJP MP performs 'havan' to combat COVID-19

Agartala (Tripura) | May 30, 2020 8:11:40 AM IST
BJP MP, Pratima Bhowmik from Tripura West, participated in puja and havan organised to save the world from COVID-19 pandemic, in Agartala on Friday.... read..

Containment zones in Delhi jump to 102

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The total number of containment zones in the national capital jumped to 102 on Friday with the highest 21 active in the North district.... read..

Delhi HC bids 'virtual farewell' to Justice Sangita Sehgal

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
While the country is under lockdown due to the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus and all public gatherings prohibited, the Delhi High Court on Friday bid a first-of-its-kind "virtual farewell" to Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal.... read..

Swarms of locusts reach Rajasthan's Churu, authorities spray insecticides to curb menace

Churu (Rajasthan) | May 30, 2020 10:41:42 AM IST
Fresh swarms of locusts invaded villages in Churu district here on Thursday night.... read..

New York City 'on track' for 8 June reopening

New York |Saturday, 2020 9:45:07 AM IST
New York City - the epicentre of the US outbreak - is "on track" to enter the first phase of reopening on 8 June, according to state Governor Andrew Cuomo.... read..

Godrej Professional announces Suraksha Salon Program to support salons for post-lockdown operations

| May 30, 2020 9:41:49 AM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] May 30 (ANI/PRNewswire): Godrej Professional, a professional brand with products in hair colour, care, styling and keratin from Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL), announced Suraksha Salon Program, to support the Indian s... read..

Vadodara's Sayaji Baug Zoo makes arrangements for inmates to beat the heat

Vadodara (Gujarat) | May 30, 2020 9:11:46 AM IST
As the mercury soars and heatwave intensifies, the Sayaji Baug Zoo at Vadodara has made arrangements for the inmates to beat the heat.... read..

Italian football season to resume with Coppa Italia on June 17

Milan | May 30, 2020 9:11:43 AM IST
The Italian football season will be resuming with the final stages of the Coppa Italia before Serie A resumes its suspended season.... read..

Trump, Johnson discuss search for vaccine

London |Saturday, 2020 8:45:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed the global response to coronavirus during a phone on Friday.... read..

Kyrgyzstan Ambassador meets Kyrgyz nationals lodged in Saharanpur jail

Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | May 30, 2020 8:41:38 AM IST
Kyrgyzstan's Ambassador to India, Asein Isaev, met 21 Kyrgyz nationals lodged at Saharanpur jail on Friday and expressed satisfaction over the arrangements for the inmates here.... read..

Encounter breaks out between terrorists, security forces in J-K's Kulgam

Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 30, 2020 8:11:38 AM IST
An encounter has broken out between terrorists and security forces in Wanpora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday.... read..

Army Major Suman Gawani honoured with prestigious UN Award

New Delhi | May 30, 2020 7:11:40 AM IST
Major Suman Gawani, an Indian Army officer who served as a women peacekeeper with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in 2019, has been bestowed with 'United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year award'. She becomes the first Indian ... read..

Need to scale down domestic flights to contain COVID-19: Punjab Health Minister

Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 30, 2020 1:42:01 AM IST
Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Friday said that domestic flights need to be scaled down, especially from Mumbai and Ahmedabad where higher numbers of COVID-19 cases have been reported.... read..

ED attaches properties worth Rs 385 cr of middleman Rajiv Saxena

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Tightening its noose around AgustaWestland deal's alleged middleman Rajiv Saxena, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has attached his properties to the tune of Rs 385 crore, including a villa in Palm Juberiah in Dubai, in connection with t... read..

Rajya Sabha MP Veerendra Kumar cremated with full state honours in Wayanad

Wayanad (Kerala) | May 30, 2020 6:41:40 AM IST
Rajya Sabha MP Veerendra Kumar was cremated with full state honours in Kalpetta, Wayanad on Friday evening.... read..

JeM outfit member behind failed Pulwama attack

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST
Security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir have found that Mohd Ismail Alvi, a member of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), had plotted the major attack Pulwama that was averted on Wednesday night. The investigators found that Ismail is allegedly a bomb maker and also a... read..

Jharkhand's COVID-19 count up by 45 to 521

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 30, 2020 5:41:39 AM IST
Forty-five new coronavirus cases and one death have been reported in Jharkhand, the state health department said on Friday.... read..

CBI files charge sheet against J&K cop for murdering his wife

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed a charge sheet against Jammu and Kashmir Police Inspector Vivek Bassan for allegedly murdering his wife with his service pistol in February 2018.... read..

China-US ties hit a rough patch as Trump announces measures to target Beijing

Washington DC | May 30, 2020 5:11:42 AM IST
President Donald Trump on Friday (local time) announced a slew of measures against China, including the decision to suspend entry of certain Chinese nationals to American universities, while attacking Beijing for snatching Hong Kong's freedom and the Asia... read..

HP to resume public transport services from June 1, buses to ply with 60 pc capacity

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | May 30, 2020 8:41:41 AM IST
Public transport services will resume in Himachal Pradesh from June 1, said State Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur.... read..

Tejashwi's march to Gopalganj thwarted

Patna |Friday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
The political bickering over the triple murder in Gopalganj, Bihar, has intensified. The district administration did not allow the Leader of the Opposition in the Bihar assembly, Tejashwi Yadav, to travel to Gopalganj on... read..

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala on June 1: IMD

New Delhi | May 29, 2020 12:41:48 PM IST
Anand Sharma, Deputy Director-General, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday said that the monsoon is likely to hit Kerala on June 1.... read..
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