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Kashmiri couple buy 97-yr-old US church to set up Kashmir cultural centre
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) A Kashmiri couple is in the process of buying a 97-year-old vacant church in America and would finally convert it into a museum and library of art, culture and history of Kashmir.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Eng v WI: ICC welcomes back cricket, thanks ECB for efforts
Dubai, July 7 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Manu Sawhney has welcomed the resumption of international cricket on the eve of England hosting the West Indies in a three-Test #raisethebat series starting on Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pinjra Tod tried to derail probe in free speech's garb, HC told
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Police has filed a status report in response to a petition filed by Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita, seeking the court's direction to the Delhi Police to not leak any allegations to the media pertaining to the petitioner, and the pending investigation during the trial.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IBC's section 32A needs elucidation to protect buyers: Experts
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Although the government made an amendment to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) to protect buyers of bankrupt companies, there seems to be no relief for some with litigations continuing and penalties being enforced by regulators for misdeeds of the insolvent firm's previous management.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Higuain is the only person I fight with, says Juve manager Sarri
Turin, July 7 (IANS) Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri played down claims that his coaching style is rather confrontational and revealed the only player he fights with is Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Mishra's Sustainable Fashion Mission (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) Taking Indian fashion places, Rahul Mishra, is the first designer from the country to have presented at the Paris Haute Couture Week in 2019. Today at 9 pm IST, Mishra will present a digital showcase of his Haute Couture, Fall/Winter 20-21 collection titled "Butterfly people," with Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
MVA govt will complete five-year term: Sanjay Raut
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Dismissing speculations, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut categorically said on Tuesday that the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra will complete its full five-year term.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Probably a damp towel is the best thing: Ngidi on saliva ban
Cape Town, July 7 (IANS) South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi feels a damp towel could be a way out to help bowlers who will not have the luxury of using saliva to shine the ball in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Delhi govt to provide PDS free ration till November
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In a significant move, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday decided to provide monthly free ration to all PDS card holders till November 2020 in a bid to mitigate their economic hardships caused by the pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Climate change, pandemic teach us to work together: Dalai Lama
Dharamsala, July 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Tuesday that climate change and the current Covid-19 pandemic are challenges which teach us to work together to create a peaceful world.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
India will bounce back from COVID-19: Amitabh Kant
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Noting the emergence of "green shoots" in the economy, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Tuesday emphasised that India will soon bounce back from the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 crisis.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
Plea in SC seeks broadcast of 'Covid yoga protocols' daily
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking direction for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to take steps to broadcast 'Covid yoga protocols' as well as other customised yoga protocols every morning and evening in order to strengthen the body's immune system and overall development of mind and body.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Would have picked Buttler as stand-in captain over Stokes, says KP
London, July 7 (IANS) Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen feels wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler would have been the better choice to cover for regular Test skipper Joe Root in the first Test against West Indies in Southampton starting Wednesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Elton John recalls time he thought he saw god
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) Legendary singer Elton John recalled the time he smoked marijuana while listening to music and thought he saw god.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Tripura cancels 62K fake ration cards
Agartala, July 7 (IANS) The Tripura government has cancelled 62,340 fake ration cards identified after computerisation of the PDS system, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Jharkhand reports 21st Covid-19 death
Ranchi, July 7 (IANS) With one more person succumbing to coronavirus on Tuesday, the Covid-19 death toll in Jharkhand has gone up to 21.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
David Schwimmer: 'Friends' reunion tricky to pull off amid pandemic
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) "Friends" star David Schwimmer says the upcoming reunion special of the popular sitcom is proving "really tricky" to pull off amid the Covid pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rajasthan MLA urges CM for 75% quota for locals in jobs
Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) Close on the heels of the Haryana Chief Minister announcing reservation in jobs for local youths in his state, Rajasthan Congress MLA Harish Chandra Meena on Tuesday wrote to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot demanding 75 per cent reservation for local youths who according to him are roaming jobless during the corona crisis.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
NIA makes 7th arrest in Pulwama attack case
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested seventh person in connection with the last year's terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
China Masters, Dutch Open badminton tournaments cancelled
Kuala Lumpur, July 7 (IANS) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday announced the cancellations of the China Masters and Dutch Open from its revamped calendar for the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Badminton
May-June status can't be new normal at LAC: Tharoor
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, reacting to the disengagement at the LAC, cautioned the government that the May-June status cannot become the "new normal."
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rope in guest teachers for online classes, Delhi govt to schools
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday instructed schools to involve guest and contractual teachers in the implementation of the new teaching-learning plan.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
No pullback of Chinese troops, materiel from Pangong Lake, Depsang
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Indian military sees no pullback of Chinese People's Liberation Army troops and materiel from Pangong Lake and Depsang in eastern Ladakh, sources said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Amid China border tension, India faces more Pak ceasefire violations
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) For the first time, the Indian military finds itself stretched between the border with China where it is locked in an intense stand-off with the PLA and the border with Pakistan where it faces incessant cross-border firing from the hostile Pakistan army.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Musk hints at new Tesla Gigafactory in Asia but not in China
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk has hinted at a possible new factory in Asia but that would not be in China this time.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Up-scale Kolkata apartment sealed to tackle Covid spread
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The Kolkata Police on Tuesday sealed a posh high-rise in the city's affluent neighbourhood of Alipur to tackle the rapid spread of Covid-19 infection in the area.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Researchers identify compounds that halt Covid-19 virus replication
New York, July 7 (IANS) In a fight against Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found several existing compounds that block replication of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) within human cells grown in the laboratory.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Microsoft keen to acquire Warner Bros. gaming unit: Report
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Microsoft has expressed interest to acquire the gaming division of Warner Bros. to expand the game-making capabilities of its Xbox group, The Information reported.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Eng vs WI: Vaughan picks Anderson over Broad for first Test
London, July 7 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has picked veteran pacer James Anderson to be in the playing XI ahead of teammate Stuart Broad for the first Test against West Indies beginning Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
John Boyega, Felicity Jones unite for 'Borderland'
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) "Star Wars" actor John Boyega is all set to star alongside Jack Reynor, Jodie Turner-Smith and Felicity Jones in upcoming thriller "Borderland".
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Andhra minister's escort vehicle overturns, cop killed
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) A policeman died and three others, including two constables, were injured when an escort vehicle in Andhra Pradesh Energy Minister B. Srinivas Reddy's convoy overturned near Hyderabad on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi police Special Cell on alert as Vikas Dubey remains untraced
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Four days after gangster Vikas Dubey and his gang killed eight policemen in the most deadly shootout in recent years at Bikru village in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, several UP police teams looking for him have still found no trace of Dubey.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP tried to divert attention from Galwan valley 'failure': Punjab CM
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Taking exception to BJP President J.P. Nadda's attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over the India-China military standoff, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday trashed it as a brazen attempt to distract public attention from the Centre's "failure" that led to the Galwan valley clash.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
ATP announces adjustments to rankings due to COVID-19
London, July 7 (IANS) The ATP has said it will make 'adjustments' for calculating the men's tennis world rankings when the season resumes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Eng vs WI: Stokes vs Holder will decide the 1st Test, says Simmons
London, July 7 (IANS) West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has said that the battle between Jason Holder and Ben Stokes will go a long way in deciding which way their first Test against England, beginning Wednesday, goes.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
AP's Covid-19 tally rises to 21,197 with 1,178 new cases
Amaravati, July 7 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh surpassed its highest single-day tally yet again on Tuesday with 1,178 cases. With this, the state's Covid-19 tally zoomed to 21,197.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Indo-Bangla ICP at Petrapole on radar for human trafficking (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Petrapole Integrated Check Point (ICP) on India-Bangladesh border -- a major bilateral commerce source of the two neighbouring countries which saw an annual trade of over Rs 21,380 crore in 2018 -- is on surveillance by Indian agencies and the border guarding force BSF for human trafficking.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
Dubey was impressed with Sunny Deol's 'Arjun Pandit'
New July 7 (IANS) Vikas Dubey's plunge into crime coincided with Sunny Deol thriller "Arjun Pandit" which released in 1999. Taking a cue from the movie Dubey also became Vikas Pandit, and has been known so in political circles and even among the police personnel, who referred to him as 'Pandit'.
2020-07-07
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman PCS official ends life by hanging self
Varanasi (UP), July 7 (IANS) A woman official of the Provincial Civil Services (PCS), Manimanjari Rai, 30, committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her room in Ballia district.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India has lowest Covid cases per million in world: Centre
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Citing a World Health Organisation (WHO) situation report, the central government, here on Tuesday, claimed the country had one of the lowest coronavirus deaths and cases per million population. The recovery rate had increased to 61.13 per cent, it added.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Howrah Sub-Inspector died of Covid-19
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) A Sub-Inspector posted at Howrah police commissionerate adjoining Kolkata died of Covid-19 at a city-based hospital on Tuesday, a police official said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Yogi govt in a fix over Chinese investments in UP
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is treading cautiously over the investments being made by the Chinese companies in the state, following the face-off between the two countries on the border.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Leaner Sibley looking to bat for longer periods after weight loss
Southampton, July 7 (IANS) England opener Dom Sibley has lost as much as 12kgs during the COVID-19 induced lockdown period and has come back to the team a leaner and fitter version of himself.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
German court lifts COVID-19 lockdown near meat plant
Berlin, July 7 (IANS) A German court has ended a lockdown imposed to tackle a coronavirus outbreak at a meat packing facility, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Germany,International
UltraTech arm to sell entire stake in Chinese cement firm
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Krishna Holdings, a subsidiary of UltraTech Nathdwara Cement, will sell its entire 92.5 per cent stake in China's Shandong Binani Rongan Cement for around $129 million.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Save lives of Covid-19 patients: Central team to Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) A team of officials from the Union Health Ministry here on Tuesday advised the Karnataka government to save coronavirus victims by providing them the best treatment at the earliest.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
3 pubs in England close after COVID-19 positive tests
London, July 7 (IANS) Just days after reopening following a three-month closure, Three pubs in England have shut after customers tested positive for the novel coronavirus, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
NIMS begins subject regd for corona vaccine's clinical trial
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) The subject enrolment for Phase-I clinical trial of India's first indigenous vaccine for COVID-19 began at Nizam's Institute of Medical Science (NIMS) here on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Kher, Raina raise funds for slain Kashmiri sarpanch's family
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) In order to support the family of slain Kashmiri Pandit Sarpanch Ajay Pandita, actor Anupam Kher, cricketer Suresh Raina and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit have come together to raise funds for the bereaved family.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
US judge orders suspension Dakota Access Pipeline
Washington, July 7 (IANS) A US judge has ordered the suspension of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, amid concerns over its environmental impact, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics