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Telangana cop arrested for allegedly attempting to rape trainee
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A sub-inspector of police in Telangana's Mahabubabad district was arrested on Tuesday on charges of attempting to rape a trainee woman sub-inspector.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
As 'blockade' chokes supplies, Mizoram asks people to curb consumption
Aizawl, Aug 3 (IANS) With supplies blocked for the past nine days due to an "economic blockade" on National Highway 306, its lifeline, the Mizoram government on Tuesday appealed to its people to curtail domestic consumption.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Delhi reports 50 new Covid cases, 4 deaths
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The national capital saw a marginal decline in daily Covid caseload on Tuesday with 50 fresh cases getting reported in the past 24 hours.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Agriculture a bright spot in economy despite Covid-19: Govt data
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The share of agriculture and allied sectors in Gross Value Added (GVA) of the country, as per the provisional estimates of national income released by National Statistical Office (NSO) as on May 31, 2021, stood at 20.2 per cent for the year 2020-21, the Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lara plays Indira Gandhi in 'Bell Bottom', says 'an opportunity of a lifetime'
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Lara Dutta Bhupathi is all set to take the audience by surprise as she plays Indira Gandhi in the espionage drama 'Bell Bottom', which is slated for an August 19 theatrical release.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pulse production on the rise in India: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The production of pulses has been increasing during the last three years (2018-19 to 2020-21) and the target for 2021-2022 has been set at 23 LMT (lakh million tonnes) from the 19.5 LMT for 2020-2021, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stalin to inaugurate doorstep healthcare scheme on Thursday
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin will on Thursday launch an initiative of the state government named 'Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam, which is aimed at taking healthcare to the doorsteps of the people.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Football Delhi launches 37-Plus League on Chhetri's 37th birthday
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Football Delhi on Tuesday celebrated Delhi Football Day by launching the 37 Plus League, meant for players over 37 years of age.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
'Godman' held in Telangana for cheating, sexual exploitation
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Telangana Police on Tuesday arrested a fake godman for allegedly cheating his followers.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
States have power for prisoner's premature release after 14 yrs: SC
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said if a prisoner has undergone more than 14 years of imprisonment in cases of conviction for offences prescribing death penalty as the maximum sentence, the state government is competent to order premature release.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Active Covid cases in Puducherry below 900 after 4 months
Puducherry, Aug 3 (IANS) Puducherry on Tuesday reported 885 active Covid cases - the first time in the past four months that this number has dropped below 900 in the Union Territory.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Health/Medicine
No arrests made in JNU campus violence case so far: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that so far, no arrest has been made in the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus violence case that occurred on January 5, 2020 wherein some masked miscreants stormed the university hostels and left around 39 students injured.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
CBI searches in 4 states in Meghalaya HSRP tender scam case
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said that it carried out searches at multiple locations in Meghalaya, Delhi, Mumbai, and Himachal Pradesh in connection with award of a contract, at "exorbitant rates", to a Mumbai-based company for supply of High Security Registration Plates in Meghalaya.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
More empty gelatine sticks found in quarry near KRS dam
Mandya (Karnataka), Aug 3 (IANS) Around 20 'gelatin sticks' were recovered from an abandoned mining area near the Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) dam in Karnataka's Mandya district, police said on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Delhi govt approves policy for setting up private O2 plants with incentives
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi government on Tuesday approved the Medical Oxygen Production Promotion Policy, 2021 along with the provision for incentives for the production of medical oxygen.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Find out actual data of job losses amid Covid, Parl panel to govt
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) As the employment scenario in the country is yet to see a recovery, a Parliamentary panel has suggested the government should ascertain the actual data of job losses caused amid the pandemic in order to provide support to those impacted.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US approves sale of Harpoon Joint Common Test Set to India for $82 mn
New Delhi/Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The United States has approved the sale of Harpoon Joint Common Test Set (JCTS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $82 million, further boosting Indias fire power.
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
More investment needed to make hazardous cleaning ops safer: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) More investments are required for inducting better technologies and equipment for making hazardous cleaning operations safer, the Parliament was told on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Britain invites applications for Chevening scholarship
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The UK government on Tuesday invited applications for its Chevening Scholarship programme for 2022-23 to enrol for a one-year master's degree in British universities.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Media
Emerald Court RWA terrorising builder with unwarranted claims: Supertech
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Real estate firm Supertech Ltd on Tuesday submitted before the Supreme Court that the Emerald Court owner Resident Welfare Association, which has challenged the construction of two 40 storey towers, is making "unwarranted claims" against the builder.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sindhu among India's greatest Olympians: Sports Minister Thakur
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's ace badminton player P.V. Sindhu was on Tuesday felicitated by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on her return home from Tokyo after becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic Games medals.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
India to sign for World Bank loan for 2nd phase of dam rehabilitation
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) After the phase I of the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with nearly 200 dams that ended in March 2021, the government is all set to enable the states secure the second tranche of loan from the World Bank for DRIP II and DRIP III on Wednesday for rehabilitation of 700 dams.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centenarian wins battle against Covid in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 (IANS) Covid-19 induced gloom situation across Odisha with over 50 deaths reported during the past several days, but bucking the trend, a 100-year-old man has defeated the virus and returned home, officials said Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
200 Agro-Automatic Weather Stations to come up for farmers' benefit
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has undertaken installation of Agro-Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) at 200 places to provide exact weather forecast to people, especially farmers, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
IndiGo to launch pilot for 'IATA Travel Pass'
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In its effort to chart recovery for international travel, IndiGo will become the first airline in India to launch a pilot for 'IATA Travel Pass'.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Yo Yo Honey Singh's wife accuses him of domestic violence, sex with multiple women (ld)
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Shalini Talwar, the wife of rapper and music composer Hirdesh Singh, popularly known as Yo Yo Honey Singh, filed a case of domestic violence against him at the Tis Hazari courts here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Understanding the Taliban, Pakistan and China nexus
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Afghanistan as the "heart of Asia" that connects the South and Central Asian regions is undergoing a humanitarian crisis that can have severe ramifications in international politics.
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
CBDT extends due dates for electronic filing of various forms
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has decided to further extend the due dates for electronic filing of tax forms in view of difficulties reported by the taxpayers and other stakeholders.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Subhash Chandra settles over 91% debt, now eyes digital space for videos
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Essel Group Chairman Subhash Chandra said on Tuesday that he has settled 91.2 per cent of the debt to 43 lenders.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bharti Airtel reports Q1 net profit of Rs 284 crore
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Tuesday reported a net profit of Rs 284 crore for the April-June quarter.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
140 new cases, 98 recoveries, 3 deaths in J&K
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) New Covid cases again outnumbered recoveries in J&K on Tuesday as 140 new cases, 98 recoveries and 3 deaths were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Hyd pub owner, manager among 3 held for drunk driving accident
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The Cyberabad police on Tuesday arrested three persons, including the owner and manager of a pub, in connection with a drunk driving accident that killed a 23-year-old girl student who was celebrating Friendship Day with her friends.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Study deepening of rivers, building protective walls: Thackeray
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) As many parts of Maharashtra struggle to recuperate from last month's flood havoc, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday ordered formulating a comprehensive and permanent policy for flood mitigation measures for people living in all the flood-prone areas in the state.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
GKPD asks Centre to dissociate from Meenakshi Lekhi's 'victim shaming' remarks
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) has called on the India government to disassociate itself from Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi's provocative "victim shaming" remarks on Kashmiri Pandit genocide and their return and rehabilitation.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh's wife files domestic violence case against him
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Shalini Talwar, the wife of rapper and music composer Hirdesh Singh, popularly known as Yo Yo Honey Singh, filed a case of domestic violence against him at the Tis Hazari courts here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Karnataka cancels all key appointments made in Yediyurappa's tenure
Bengaluru, Aug 3 (IANS) Karnataka's new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has relieved BJP legislators and experts who were appointed to key advisory positions by his predecessor B.S. Yediyurappa and his three deputy Chief Ministers.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Watch out for boxer Lovlina, women's hockey team, Chopra on Wednesday
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Wednesday, August 4.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Kerala sees another high as 23,676 test Covid positive
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) Even as fresh decisions with regards to lockdown norms are expected, Kerala on Tuesday saw Covid cases soar high again, with 23,676 turning positive after 1,99,456 samples were sent for testing in the past 24 hours.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Gehlot vs Pilot: After Selja, Shivakumar calls on Raj CM
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) A day after Congress' Haryana unit chief Kumari Selja made a surprise visit to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and had a long discussion with him, triggering speculations of a cabinet reshuffle in the state, party's Karnataka unit chief D.K. Shivakumar met him on Tuesday, creating curiosity among the ruling party cadre.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Illegal construction of farmhouses continues in Aravalis
Gurugram, Aug 3 (IANS) Despite the Supreme Court's latest order regarding the removal of all illegal structures located in the Aravali range in Gurguram, Faridabad and adjoining districts, rampant illegal constructions of farmhouses can easily be witnessed in the Aravali region of Gurugram.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akshay unveils trailer of espionage drama 'Bell Bottom', says release a gamble
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Launching the trailer of the much-awaited 'Bell Bottom', the first Bollywood film to be shot in a bio-bubble in Glasgow after the first lockdown was lifted last year, Akshay Kumar said here on Tuesday that OTT channels cannot match the experience that cinema theatres have to offer.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Danish parent's buy of Eaton's hydraulics biz beefs up Danfoss in India
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Danish company Danfoss' Indian subsidiary Danfoss Power Solutions grew bigger in India in terms of market play, head count and turnover with the completion of global acquisition of Eaton's hydraulics business for $3.3 billion cash by its parent.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Andhra Pradesh logs 1,546 more Covid cases, 18 deaths
Amaravati, Aug 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday logged 1,546 new Covid cases, taking its overall tally beyond 19.7 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 20,170.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Akshay unveils trailer of espionage drama 'Bell Bottom', says release a gamble
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Launching the trailer of the much-awaited 'Bell Bottom', the first Bollywood film to be shot in a bio-bubble in Glasgow after the first lockdown was lifted last year, Akshay Kumar said here on Tuesday that OTT channels cannot match the experience that cinema theatres have to offer.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Recruitment ad that mimicked memes puts HDFC Bank in a spot
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) With memes/jokes going the rounds on social media about the graduates who had passed out during the 'Corona years -- 2020 and 2021 -- a recruitment advertisement by a leading private bank has come as a real shocker.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
No farmhouses or any unauthorised structures on Aravali forest land: SC
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reiterated that all illegal structures, including farmhouses, on Aravalli forest land would have to go while hearing a plea by Haryana's Faridabad Municipal Corporation in connection with demolition of residential constructions, which had come up in the forest area near Lakkarpur-Khori village.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
India critics popped up after govt cut off foreign NGO funding in 2016-17
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian government cancelled the registration of 18,868 NGOs between 2011-17 for the violation of various provisions of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, and Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules, 2011.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Next-gen controlling 'family business' of Kashmir narrative: Report
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Kashmir narrative is controlled by a set of US/UK-based 'Kashmiris who make a living off Kashmir conflict, DisInfoLab reported. Since about 2015-16, the 'family business is being passed to the next generation with the help of Pakistani establishment, and vested interests.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Robin Hood Army' to help vaccinate underprivileged, serve 5 mn meals
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The Robin Hood Army (RHA), a volunteer-based zero funds organisation, has joined hands with WhatsApp, Uber, and Google to bring together volunteers who will help vaccinate 1.5 lakh Indians and serve 5 million meals to those most affected by the pandemic across India by August 15.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Majority of IT firms in Hyderabad prefer hybrid as future work model
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) With an overwhelming majority of Hyderabad's IT/ITeS employee base still working from home and concern about third wave of Covid hampering efforts to get employees back to office, 70 per cent of the companies feel that hybrid will be the future work model.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine