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Gujarat continues to witness heavy rains, Anjar worst hit
Gandhinagar June 19 (IANS) Most parts of Gujarat continued to witness heavy rains on Saturday, affecting normal life.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
TTD to build temples in Mumbai, Varanasi
Tirupati, June 19 (IANS) The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has decided to construct Lord Venkateswara temples in Mumbai and Varanasi.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Boeing establishes 100-bed hospital in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) Aerospace major Boeing India along with Doctors for You (DFY) and SELCO Foundation has established a 100-bed hospital here within just 20 days of its commencement, which was inaugurated by Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Goa extends Covid curfew till June 28
Panaji, June 19 (IANS) The Goa government on Saturday extended the Covid-19 curfew till June 28.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
PM praises LS Speaker for enhancing Parliament's productivity
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Saturday received laurels from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for enhancing productivity of Parliament proceedings during his two years in office.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka Cong chief asks party colleagues to stop projecting anyone as CM face
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president D.K. Shivakumar on Saturday asked his party colleagues to stop projecting anyone as Chief Ministerial candidate but rather focus on bringing the party into power in 2023 Assembly polls.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
India can be reasonably satisfied after 'opening' day's play
Ageas Bowl (Southampton), June 19 (IANS) In a crucial, prestigious winners-take-all Test for the mantle of crickets official and undisputed world champions, India have reason to be satisfied with their performance, having denied greater inroads to New Zealand, who called correctly with the coin in conditions distinctly advantageous to swing bowlers.
2021-06-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Assam to vaccinate three lakh people daily from Monday
Guwahati, June 19 (IANS) The Assam government has set a target of inoculating three lakh people every day from June 21 under the enhanced vaccination programme, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
'Minority Affairs Ministry to run Covid vax awareness campaign to dispel rumours'
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Minority Affairs Ministry will be launching an awareness campaign 'Jaan Hai To Jahaan Hai' in rural and remote areas to dispel rumours against the ongoing Covid vaccination drive in the country.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Amit Shah to visit Gujarat on Monday
Gandhinagar June 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit his home state Gujarat on Monday to inaugurate a few development projects, besides taking part in some other functions.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Centre allocates Rs 5,601 crore to Assam under Jal Jeevan Mission
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Centre has allocated Rs 5,601 crore to Assam under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) for 2021-22, the Ministry of Jal Shakti said on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MHA directs states to take action against assault on healthcare workers
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry on Saturday directed the states and the Union Territories (UTs) to proactively engage with the members of the medical fraternity to assuage their concerns, and take strict action against those who assault healthcare professionals.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Chirag urges LS Speaker to review decision to appoint Paras as LJP leader
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Six days after being removed from the post of leader of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) in the Lok Sabha, Chirag Paswan met Speaker Om Birla on Saturday and urged him to review his decision of accepting one of suspended party MPs as the leader of LJP in the Lower House.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka announces partial relaxation of lockdown curbs in 16 districts
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Saturday announced partial relaxation of the Covid-induced lockdown restrictions in 16 districts from June 21 to July 5, in view of the positivity rate falling below five per cent.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Delta variant of Covid-19 found in two NE states
Aizawl/Imphal, June 19 (IANS) The Delta variant of coronavirus has been found for the first time in two northeastern states -- Manipur and Mizoram -- following which the authorities have asked the people to be more cautious and follow Covid appropriate behaviour, officials said on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Health/Medicine
Major narco-terror module busted by J&K Police, 10 arrested
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested 10 persons after busting a major narco-terror module, seizing arms and ammunition, heroin, cash and several vehicles from the arrested persons, officials said here on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gurugram's mega vax drive aims to inoculate 30K people
Gurugram, June 19 (IANS) Gurugram is gearing up for a mass vaccination drive aimed at inoculating 30,000 people in the district.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Rajveer Singh: Have realised a father is the only friend one has
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) As the world celebrates Father's Day on Sunday, television actor Rajveer Singh says he and his father are introverts but their bond strengthened over the past few months.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala reports 12,443 new Covid cases, 115 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) The daily Covid caseload continues to remain high in Kerala with the state reporting 12,443 new cases on Saturday out of the 1,21,743 samples tested in the past 24 hours, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
When Milkh's name in Arjuna Awards' list created a furore
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Athletics legend Milkha Singh had the courage to speak up against the system when his name was included in the list of Arjuna Award for lifetime contribution to sports in 2001.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Ajay Devgn on planting trees: I can set example, all including kids should be involved
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Bollywood star Ajay Devgn and his son Yug were spotted Saturday planting trees in the city on Saturday, as part of Mega Vriksha Campaign of Campaign Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal Guv meets Amit Shah for second time in two days
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) On a day when the Calcutta High Court snubbed the West Bengal government for its 'inaction' over the post-poll violence in the state, Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the national capital on Saturday for the second time in 48 hours.
2021-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Delhi govt to give Rs 1 cr ex-gratia to kin of 6 personnel killed on duty (Ld)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs one crore each to the families of six persons, who were residents of Delhi, and were killed while performing their duty.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
J&K clocks 521 fresh Covid cases, four deaths
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) J&K on Saturday reported 521 new Covid cases, even as recoveries continue to outnumber the infections in the Union Territory.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
'Aarya' turns one: Sushmita Sen posts a 'thank you' note
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Actress Sushmita Sen took to social media on Saturday to celebrate one year of release of her web series "Aarya".
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Medha Patkar moves SC seeking release of elderly prisoners amid Covid
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Activist Medha Patkar has moved a PIL in the Supreme Court for decongesting jails across the country by adopting a uniform mechanism to release inmates above 70 years of age, in the backdrop of the prevailing Covid situation in the country.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
K'taka Cong launches video contest for children to promote vaccination, BJP terms it duplicity
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) Intensifying its efforts to gain public traction in its fight against Covid, the Karnataka unit of the Congress party is now wooing children. Karnataka Pradesh Congress President DK Shivakumar on Saturday launched the "Vaccinate Karnataka" campaign, a social media video contest for children to make videos that urge adults to get vaccinated.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Amol Parashar opens up on shooting with Sara Ali Khan
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Actor Amol Parashar recently shared the screen with actress Sara Ali Khan in an advertisement. He recalls how they didn't have a problem settling into their characters despite not getting enough time to know each other.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Andhra logs 5k new Covid cases, tally at 18.3 lakh
Amaravati, June 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Saturday reported 5,647 new Covid cases, pushing the state's overall tally to over 18.4 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 65,244.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Job losses in Nepal after Covid surge unlikely to hit Oli's political fortunes
New Delhi, June 19: Unemployment has only risen in Nepal, hit by a severe second wave of Covid 19 and the subsequent lockdowns. A survey by the Nepal Rashtra Bank last year indicated that more than 60 per cent of the businesses in the Himalayan country may completely shut down. Large number of Nepalese, looking for employment opportunities, are once again firming up plans to move out of the country.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Over 1100 students move SC, seek cancellation of pvt, compartment exams by CBSE
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Hundreds of students have moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the CBSE to cancel Class XII private/compartment examinations in physical mode and urged for adoption of a performance evaluation formula similar to the CBSE assessment formula for the regular students. The results should be released in a time bound manner, said the plea by the 1152 students.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Ammonia levels in Yamuna rise again, to hit water supply in Delhi'
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Saturday said the water supply will be affected in several parts of the national capital on Sunday due to the rise in ammonia concentration in the Yamuna.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Masood Azhar, Hafiz Saeed, Lakhvi among India's top 31 wanted terrorists (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Maulana Masood Azhar, the founder of Pakistan-based terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) co-founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, and key Mumbai attacks perpetrator Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi feature in India's list of 31 most wanted terrorists.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
NTPC reports highest ever FY21 profit at 13.8k cr
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The country's largest power generator- NTPC Ltd., on Saturday reported highest ever net profit of Rs 13,769.52 crore for fiscal year 2020-21 ending March 31 beating the pandemic through increased generation and sale of power.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
KTDC rolls out 'in-car dining' to serve food in parked vehicles
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) is rolling out a novel facility 'in-car dining' that serves diners in their parked vehicles.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
'Fukrey' co-actors Varun Sharma, Manjot Singh in 'Chutzpah'
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Varun Sharma and Manjot Singh have been roped in for a quirky new web-show titled "Chutzpah". The show also "A Suitable Boy" actress Tanya Maniktala and Elnaaz Norouzi, along with Gautam Mehra and Kshitij Chauhan.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mumbai again takes lead in active Covid caseload
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) With the Covid-19 situation improving in Pune, Mumbai has again taken the lead in terms of active Covid cases in the state, accounting for 18,764 of the state's 134,747 ill patients, health officials said here on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Kriti Sanon is black magic woman in new post
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon spreads black magic in a new photo-op that she has shared on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Women now comprise 41% of global supply chain workforce
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Women comprise 41 per cent of the supply chain workforce globally in 2021, up from 39 per cent last year, according to a new survey. However, 54 per cent of survey respondents said that retaining mid-career women is an increasing challenge.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Track legend Milkha Singh laid to rest with full state honours
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Chandigarh on Saturday bid a tearful farewell to 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh (91), who passed away at the PGI Hospital here after a prolonged battle with Covid-19 late on Friday night.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
Arshi Khan seeks Salman Khan's help to find a groom on 'Swayamvar'
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Actress Arshi Khan, who rose to fame on "Bigg Boss 14", is back to reality TV with the show "Swayamvar". She wants actor and "Bigg Boss" host Salman Khan to help her choose the right life partner.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Varun Dhawan gets first jab of Covid vaccine
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan on Saturday posted photos getting vaccinated with the first shot for Covid-19.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Jobs to wives of murder accused CPI-M supporters trigger row in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Congress workers staged a protest in front of the Kanhangad district hospital in Kasaragod on Saturday against the manner in which the wives of three CPI-M supporters, presently jailed for the murder of two Youth Congress workers, were given temporary jobs by the district authorities.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Milkha's mantra: Cross-country running, climbing hill with stones
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The secret behind late Milkha Singh's consistent performances at international level in 400m races was cross-country running which he did while building up for main competitions during his time in the Indian Army.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Regional parties can never do good for the state: Jitin Prasada
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) After joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) earlier this month Jitin Prasada, who visited the BJP headquarters in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow for the first time, hit out at regional parties and said they can never do good for the state.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Railways ferries 32 lakh passengers in one week
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) With the number of new Covid cases dropping significantly in the last few days and several states announcing unlock measures, the Indian Railways is helping to bring workers to their respective workplaces from different parts of the country, ferrying over 32 lakh people in the last seven days.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
By giving clean chit to Agra hospital, UP govt did mock drill of inquiry: Priyanka
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government for giving a clean chit to an Agra hospital where 22 patients died after oxygen supply was allegedly cut during a drill.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra to hold EAPCET from Aug 19 to 25
Amaravati, June 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) has announced to conduct Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test (EAPCET-2021) from August 19 to 25.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Ankur Bhatia gets nostalgic as 'Aarya' completes one year
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Actor Ankur Bhatia feels his negative role of Sangram in the web show "Aarya" helped in establishing him as a strong performer. The series completed one of release on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
PNBHF proposed capital infusion to strengthen equity buffer: Ind-Ra
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The proposed capital infusion in PNB Housing Finance Limited (PNBHF) would strengthen the company's equity buffers to absorb any asset-side stress, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
2021-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy