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3 injured in fire at chemical unit in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) Three workers were injured in a fire that broke out at a chemical unit at Jeedimetla industrial area in Hyderabad on Wednesday, police said.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN worried over slight increase in Covid cases
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu health department which had done extremely well to curb the spike in fresh Covid-19 cases, is worried over the sudden spurt in cases in some districts of the state.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
SC dismisses Kerala govt's plea in vandalism case, fate of Minister hangs in the balance
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) With the Supreme Court on Wednesday, dismissing the plea of the Kerala government to withdraw the cases against the CPI-M leaders, including state Education Minister V. Sivankutty, for vandalism in the state Assembly in 2015, all eyes are now on Pinarayi Vijayan whether he will remove him or continue in the cabinet.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Brent near $75/bbl on supply concerns, falling US inventory
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Futures of Brent crude oil rose on Wednesday amid anticipation of demand outweighing supplies along with the fall in stockpiles in the US.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Apple logs over 140% growth in India in Q2, iPhone 11 top performer
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Apple registered more than 140 per cent growth in India in the second quarter this year, as iPhone 11 continued to perform well with a strong aspirational brand value, a report showed on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
7 dead, 27 missing in J&K's Kishtwar cloudburst
Jammu, July 28 (IANS) Seven people died, 12 were rescued while 27 went missing on Wednesday in flash floods triggered by cloudburst in Jammu and Kishtwar's Kishtwar district.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No revision in fuel prices for 11th consecutive day
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to pause fuel price revision for the eleventh consecutive day, the longest period in weeks, as global development on oil production and rising US inventories has softened crude and product prices.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
OPPO India conducts Reno6 Series 5G trial with Jio
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Smartphone maker OPPO India on Wednesday announced that it has conducted a 5G standalone (SA) network trial for Reno6 Series under the 5G SA network environment provided by Jio at its 5G Lab.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Nikhil Bhambri: I knew I wanted to be an actor after I saw my aunt Nikki Walia on screen
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Actor Nikhil Bhambri has garnered a lot of attention in the recent web series 'Puncchbeat' season 2.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Smoking gun: Allegations fly as coach Ronak gets trolled over Manu's pistol malfunction
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Manu Bhakar's gun malfunction during her 10m air pistol event at the Tokyo Olympics is fast becoming a big talking point on social media with allegations flying thick and fast and pistol coach Ronak Pandit getting trolled, even as the 15-member strong Indian contingent continues to fire blanks at the quadrennial showpiece.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Agriculture & construction equipment makers call for action on fake product trading
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) According to a FICCI Cascade report the Indian economy loses Rs 1.17 lakh crore due to smuggling & counterfeiting in five prominent sectors including Capital Goods (Machinery and Parts) and Consumer (Electronics) Durables. The goods sales from counterfeiting is expected to double up globally to Rs 119.7 lakh crore by 2022. India has been no exception to the menace.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Reliance Foundation Vaccination Mission administers over 10 lakh Covid-19 doses to RIL employees and their family members
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Boosting the nation's Covid-19 vaccination drive, Reliance Foundation has crossed a milestone over 10 lakh vaccine doses administered across India.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Pradhan writes to Kisan Reddy for preservation of Swapneswar temple in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Union Culture Minister G. Kishan Reddy to take steps for the preservation of recently excavated ancient Swapneswar Mahadev temple in Odisha's Puri district.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Art/Culture/Books
I've always endeavoured to tell a relatable, unapologetic story: Jaydeep Sarkar
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Jaydeep Sarkar feels overwhelmed with the love he received for his short film 'Ishq Mastana', a part of the recently-released anthology 'Feels Like Ishq'.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
US and India closely coordinating on Afghanistan
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The US and India are also closely coordinating on regional security issues, such as Afghanistan.
2021-07-28
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Kunal Kapoor on 'Empire' role: It's fierce, emotionally complex
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Kunal Kapoors first look from the upcoming epic period drama 'The Empire' was released on Wednesday. The actor described his role as 'fierce' and 'emotionally complex'.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Confusion in TN over minister's statement on reopening of schools
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) The statement of Tamil Nadu state school education minister, Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi that the state is mulling reopening of schools for senior students of Classes IX to XII has led to major confusion among parents, teachers, academics, and students.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
14 parties attend oppn meet, AAP also joins in
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Fourteen opposition parties met here on Wednesday to devise a strategy to corner the Centre on issues like the Pegasus snooping row and Assam-Mizoram discord. Among the 14 parties was the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which has so far not been part of any joint opposition strategy.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Acts of vandalism not under free speech: SC on Kerala Assembly violence
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said destruction of public property in the House cannot be equated with freedom of expression and immunity to legislators can't be extended as an immunity against criminal law. The top court dismissed Kerala government's plea seeking court's nod to withdraw cases against CPI(M) leaders, including education minister V. Sivankutty, for vandalism in the state Assembly in 2015, when the current ruling party was in opposition.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Basavaraj Bommai sworn-in as 30th Chief Minister of Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Basavaraj Bommai, a senior BJP leader was sworn-in as the 30th Chief Minister of Karnataka by Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot at a function held in the Glass House of Raj Bhavan on Wednesday. Basavaraj Bommai took oath in the name of God.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Rashami Desai: I have changed as a person after 'Bigg Boss'
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Television actress Rashami Desai, who gained immense popularity after participating in the reality show "Bigg Boss 13" in 2019, says she has changed as a person after the show.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Swara on her next 'Mimamsa': It's a thought-provoking murder mystery
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhaskar said that she will be next seen in a murder mystery titled "Mimamsa", which also features actor Bijendra Kala.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AI technologies set to rewrite the future of real estate sector
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Technology-enabled real estate development is rewriting the future of the sector which has faced a huge downturn during the pandemic but is gradually showing slow but sure signs of recovery, leading industry experts said on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Kerala's daily Covid tally now 50% of India's positive cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry data on Wednesday morning showed that Kerala has 22,129 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours while the total cases in India stood at 43,654.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ayushmann Khurrana: Lucky that I chose acting as my profession
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is currently busy shooting for his upcoming film "Doctor G" in Bhopal. He calls himself lucky that he chose acting as his profession because it has taken him to "incredible destinations".
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Teams gets 250 mn users, LinkedIn sales surpass $10 bn: Nadella
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Professional networking platform LinkedIn has surpassed $10 billion in revenue for the first time this fiscal year (up 27 per cent), Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella has said, adding that the video chat and collaboration app Teams now has nearly 250 million monthly active users.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rahul Gandhi to move adjournment motion in LS over snooping scandal
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi will move adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on Pegasus issue demanding probe in the alleged snooping row while in Rajya Sabha, suspension notices have been served on the issues of Pegasus scandal and Assam-Mizoram discord.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI begins probe into mysterious death of Amethi student
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has taken up the investigation into the death of a Class 11 student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in Amethi, Abhay Pratap Singh, whose body was found on railway tracks under mysterious circumstances on January 14, 2018.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex loses 400 points, Nifty below 15,650
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The Indian stock market traded in the red on Wednesday morning tracking weakness in global markets.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
YouTube Shorts surpasses 15 bn daily views: Sundar Pichai
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) YouTube Shorts, a TikTok-like short form video app that was launched first in India last year, has surpassed 15 billion daily views, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
4 BRO men among 9 missing in Himachal's flash flood (Ld)
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) One person was killed and nine, including four Border Roads Organisation (BRO) men, feared washed away in a flash flood in Himachal Pradesh's cold desert district of Lahaul-Spiti early Wednesday, officials said.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yogi gives tricycle to man with disability
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Dinesh Kumar Singh, a young man with 60 per cent disability, was given a tricycle by chief minister Yogi Adityanath after he met the latter at his Janata Darshan.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
IMD issues severe weather alert in J&K
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a severe weather alert for Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday forecasting widespread heavy rain that can cause flash floods, landslides and also waterlogging in low lying areas.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Modi announces Rs 2L for kin of Barabanki accident victims
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each, from PMNRF for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the tragic accident in Barabanki on Wednesday morning.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will seek guidance of Yediyurappa: K'taka CM-designate Bommai
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister-designate Basavaraj S. Bommai has stated that he would seek the guidance of outgoing Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Over 43K Covid cases and 640 deaths in 24 hrs in India
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India on Wednesday recorded 43,654 fresh cases of Covid-19 with 640 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
iPhone sales hit record $39.6 bn in June quarter: Apple
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Apple has said that the iPhone revenue set a June quarter record of $39.6 billion, growing 50 per cent year-over-year and exceeding its own expectations.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
6 dead, 40 missing in J&K's Kishtwar cloudburst (Ld)
Jammu, July 28 (IANS) Six people died, five were injured and 30 to 40 went missing on Wednesday when a cloudburst hit Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Neena Gupta puts in her own self in each role: Manoj Bajpayee
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee has opened up about working with actresses Neena Gupta and Sakshi Tanwar in the upcoming suspense thriller "Dial 100".
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bhumi: Tried to use social media to spread awareness about climate conservation
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actress and environmentalist Bhumi Pednekar on World Nature Conservation Day on Wednesday, shared that she has tried to use social media as a tool to reach out to as many people as she can and find new ways to reach out to the youth to spread awareness about conservation.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apple posts record growth in India in June quarter, says Tim Cook
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Riding on the stellar performance for its entire line-up of products, Apple has recorded an incredible growth in India in the June quarter, its CEO Tim Cook has said, setting another record revenue in a country where iPhones and other Apple products fast gained momentum despite the country being hit by the second Covid wave.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Sugarcane output per hectare rises in UP
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has scored another high with the sugarcane cultivation.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
13 sacked after ambulance employees strike work in UP
Lucknow, July 28 (IANS) GVK EMRI, the ambulance service provider in Uttar Pradesh, has terminated the services of 13 office-bearers of 102 and 108 ambulance employees' association.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Man stabbed with scissors by brothers over property feud
Moradabad (UP), July 28 (IANS) In a gruesome incident, a man was allegedly stabbed to death by his elder brothers with scissors over a property dispute.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 dead, many missing after cloudburst in J&K's Kishtwar
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Four people were killed and many went missing on Wednesday after a cloudburst hit Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
President Kovind responds to Ayodhya Padma awardee's plea
Ayodhya (UP), July 28 (IANS) A petition filed before President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, by Padma awardee Mohammad Sharif, has evoked a prompt response.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Apple logs record growth in India in June quarter: Tim Cook
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Apple has seen an incredible growth in India in the June quarter despite being hit by the Covid second wave, its CEO Time Cook has said, setting another record revenue in a country where iPhones and other Apple products are fast gaining ground.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Tamannaah shoots special dance number for 'Ghani'
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia will be seen in a special dance sequence in the upcoming boxing drama film "Ghani" starring Varun Tej. She calls it fun working with the Telugu star.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
K'taka CM-designate Basavaraj Bommai to take oath today
Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Basavaraj S. Bommai, the designated candidate for the post of Chief Minister will take oath at 11 a.m. in the Raj Bhawan on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
1.29 Cr ration cards cancelled, deleted across India
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) As many as 1.29 crore ration cards were deleted or cancelled by various states and union territories during the last three years with Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra topping the list. The government also acted under the relevant clauses against approximately 20,000 fair price shops (FPS).
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics