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Euro 2020: Fiola earns Hungary a point against France
Budapest, June 19 (IANS) Hungary produced a brave defensive display while France were guilty of missing a host of chances as the two sides drew their Euro 2020 Group F game 1-1 in the Ferenc Puskas Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Hungary,Sports,Football
Fans resort to boos, Kohli annoyed as bad light plays spoilsport
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) Fans at the Hampshire Bowl on Saturday resorted to boos after the third session of the second day's play in the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand was interrupted by poor light for the third time in a day.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympic qualification: Indian women archers aim for bullseye
Paris, June 19 (IANS) All eyes are on the Indian women recurve team as it lines up on Sunday with the goal of earning an Olympic team quota place at an Olympic qualification tournament.
2021-06-19
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
One-off women's Test: India fighting back to avoid defeat (Tea)
Bristol, June 19 (IANS) Indian women put up a fight for survival, taking a 78-run lead as they reached 243/8 wickets at tea on the fourth and final day of the one-off Test against England here on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 has entered mass production: Report
Seoul, June 19 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung's upcoming foldable smartphone -- Galaxy Z Flip3-- has entered mass production.
2021-06-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
WTC final: Kohli holds on as India reach 120/3 at tea on Day 2
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) India were 120/3 when they were forced to take an early tea break due to poor visibility here on the second day of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand at the Hampshire Bowl.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
WTC final: Umpire Illingworth helps NZ save a review
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) Umpire Richard Illingworth's confusion, which led him to refer an appeal against Indian skipper Virat Kohli to the TV umpire, helped New Zealand save a review on the second day of the World Test Championship (WTC) final here at the Hampshire Bowl.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Tesla built its own Model 3-based police car in UK
London, June 19 (IANS) Elon Musk-owned electric vehicle company Tesla has reportedly built its police car based on the Model 3 electric sedan in the UK and it plans to use it to test the UK emergency vehicle market.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Footprints of last dinosaurs walked 110M years ago in UK found
London, June 19 (IANS) A team of researchers in the UK has discovered footprints from at least six different species of dinosaur -- the very last dinosaurs to walk on the UK soil 110 million years ago.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
American Crouser breaks 31-year-old shot put world record
Eugene, June 19 (IANS) Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke the 31-year-old world record of Randy Barnes in men's shot put at the US Olympic Trials, recording a throw of 23.37 metres here.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,Athletics
Nearly 28% of all-electric scooters reported injuries affected head, neck
New York, June 19 (IANS) If you ride an e-scooter, take safety precautions as new research shows that nearly 28 per cent of all-electric scooters reported injuries were head and neck injuries.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Technology
Women's one-off Test: Deepti's gritty knock keeps India afloat
Bristol, June 19 (IANS) Indian women wiped off the deficit and took a six-run lead as they went into lunch at 171/3 in the second innings thanks to Deepti Sharma's gritty 168-ball 54 which ended just before the break on the fourth and final day of the one-off Test against England here.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Facebook doubles down on detecting deepfakes
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Facebook has collaborated with researchers at the Michigan State University (MSU) to develop a method of detecting and attributing deepfakes.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kris Jenner: Kourtney the toughest among the sisters to manage
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Television personality Kris Jenner, who is also the manager of her children's career, says her eldest daughter Kourtney Kardashian, is the toughest to manage.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Facebook rolls out v30 update for Quest owners
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Facebook is rolling out its v30 software update to the Oculus Quest and Quest 2 VR headsets that will bring the microphone swapping and new accessibility features soon to users.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
WTC final: India lose openers, go to lunch at 69/2
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) India were 69 for two at lunch on the second day of the World Test Championship final against New Zealand here at the Hampshire Bowl on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympics organisers may further reduce overseas delegates by 25,000
Tokyo, June 19 (IANS) The Tokyo 2020 organisers could further reduce the number of foreign delegates attending the Olympic and Paralympic Games by as much as 25,000 to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19 during the showpiece event next month.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Poor sleep may up dementia, early death risk among olders
New York, June 19 (IANS) Older adults who struggle to fall asleep and experience frequent night awakenings are at high risk for developing dementia or dying early from any cause, a new study suggests.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Smartphone apps 'valuable tool' for patients during pandemic
London, June 19 (IANS) A team of researchers has found that smartphone apps and telehealth initiatives have the potential to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare systems and patients' quality of life in relation to pain management.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
How anti-science tweets could flag a Covid outbreak
New York, June 19 (IANS) Anti-science, partisan tweets like do not use mask or vaccines are of no use could flag a Covid outbreak in a particular region, scientists have found, a discovery that can help policymakers and public health officials.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Technology
YouTube for iOS getting picture-in-picture mode in US
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) After a long wait, YouTube for iOS is officially gaining picture-in-picture (PiP) support that will allow all users -- non-premium and premium -- to close the YouTube app and continue to watch their video in a small pop-up window.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Raisi wins Iran prez polls by landslide: Preliminary results (Ld)
Tehran, June 19 (IANS) Ebrahim Raisi, the incumbent Chief Justice of Iran, has won the country's presidential election by a landslide, according to preliminary results released on Saturday by the Interior Ministry.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
India wear black armbands to honour Milkha Singh
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) The Indian cricket team that took the field for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand is wearing black armbands in memory of sprint king Milkha Singh, who passed away on Friday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
American shot putter Crouser smashes world record in Eugene
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Olympic champion Ryan Crouser broke the 31-year-old men's shot put world record as he topped the US Olympic trials event in Eugene, Oregon.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Aus govt urged to deploy forces to fast-track vax rollout
Canberra, June 19 (IANS) Medical experts in Australia have urged the government to deploy defence forces to fast-track the troubled coronavirus vaccine rollout, which has been plagued by supply issues and safety concerns.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Cambodia reports highest daily Covid deaths
Phnom Penh, June 19 (IANS) Cambodia on Saturday confirmed 20 new Covid-19 fatalities, the highest ever single-day spike, increased te overall death toll to 414, the Health Ministry said.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Cambodia,Health/Medicine
WTC final: New Zealand win toss, elect to bowl
Southampton, June 19 (IANS) New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl in the World Test Championship final against India here at the Hampshire Bowl on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Taliban attack on Afghan city repulsed
Kabul, June 19 (IANS) Afghan security forces have repulsed a Taliban attack on the northern Kunduz city on Saturday and the militants fled after suffering casualties, an army spokesman said.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Apple releases updates for iMovie, Final Cut Pro
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Apple has released a series of updates to its consumer and professional video editing apps for the Mac to bring a range of workflow improvements and new features.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
7 people dead after plane crash lands in Russia
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) Seven people were killed after a plane made an emergency landing in Russia's Kemerovo Oblast in Siberia, an emergency services official said on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kim Jong-un vows to overcome all difficulties
Seoul, June 19 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to break through all difficulties facing the country at the end of a plenary session of the ruling party, state media reported on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
S.African military personnel to help hospitals against resurgence
Johannesburg, June 19 (IANS) South Africa has deployed military personnel in hospitals in the province of Gauteng to help fight against a latest Covid-19 resurgence, said Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane.
2021-06-19
Category: International, South Africa,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
19-year-old charged teen over Arizona shooting spree
Phoenix, June 19 (IANS) Authorities US state of Arizona said that a 19-year-old teenager was charged over a shooting spree that left one dead and 12 others injured in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Yahoo Mobile announces to shut down after 1 year of launch
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Yahoo Mobile, a mobile phone service that uses Verizons network, is shutting down, the service announced on its official website.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran presidential race by landslide
Tehran, June 19 (IANS) Ebrahim Raisi, the incumbent Chief Justice of Iran, has won the country's presidential election by a landslide, according to preliminary results released on Saturday by the Interior Ministry.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
SL middle order big worry for coach Mickey Arthur
London, June 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricket coach Mickey Arthur is worried about the lack of depth in the middle order as his team gears up to take on England in six white-ball matches, beginning with a T20 International in Cardiff on June 23.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
California launches digital Covid vax portal
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) California has launched a digital platform through which the state's residents can access their Covid-19 vaccination records.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Politics
China's Guangdong reports 6 new locally transmitted Covid cases
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China's Guangdong province reported six new locally-transmitted confirmed Covid-19 cases, the National Health Commission said on Saturday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Venezuela forced into war economy to confront US sanctions: Maduro
Caracas, June 19 (IANS) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that his country has been forced to implement a "war economy" to confront US sanctions and promote the development of productivity.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics
UN, partners raise $3.7bn for Covid relief in 2020
United Nations, June 19 (IANS) The UN said that $3.7 billion was raised with partners for Covid-19 relief in 2020, amid conflicts and a mounting climate crisis which already generated record-high humanitarian needs.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Brazil sets new daily Covid vaccination record
Brasilia, June 19 (IANS) The Brazilian government broke its daily record for vaccination against Covid-19, after accelerating its immunisation pace in recent days, the Ministry of Health said on Friday.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
IMF proposes setting up of an int'l carbon price floor
Washington, June 19 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has proposed to set up an international carbon price floor to help limit global warming and achieve the transition toward low carbon growth over this decade.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
With hardliner Raisi likely to be Prez, women's freedom in Iran may get hit: Israeli expert
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) As an Iran-expert at one of the most important security institute in Israel and the Middle East, Dr. Raz Zimmt's views on Iran, its domestic and foreign policies, are keenly followed by the strategic and political community globally.
2021-06-19
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Politics,Religion
Portuguese EU Presidency launches new educational program
Lisbon, June 19 (IANS) The Portuguese presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) has launched the new Erasmus+ educational funding program, with a total budget of 28.4 billion euros ($33 billion).
2021-06-19
Category: International, Portugal,Education
EU-UK ties 'at crossroads', warns official
Brussels, June 19 (IANS) The relationship between the European Union (EU) and the UK is "at crossroads" amid the Northern Ireland row, warned Maros Sefcovic, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of inter-institutional relations and foresight.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Lebanon, UN open probe into Israeli claim of foiled arms smuggling
Beirut, June 19 (IANS) The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and the authorities in Beirut have opened an investigation into a claim by Israel that it has thwarted an attempt to smuggle weapons, a security source said.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Three Punjabis appointed Ministers in Ontario
Toronto, June 19 (IANS) Three Punjabis were appointed as Ministers in a Cabinet reshuffle in Canada's Ontario province.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Canada,Diaspora,Politics
27 dead in Peru bus accident
Lima, June 19 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed and several injured after a bus overturned in the southern Peruvian region of Ayacucho, according to the police.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Sweden,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia to leave Open Skies Treaty on Dec 18
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) Russia will officially withdraw from the Treaty on Open Skies, an arms control pact with the US that permitted unarmed surveillance flights over military facilities in both countries, on December 18, the Foreign Ministry said.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
30 to 40 countries unable to give 2nd Covid shots: WHO
Geneva, June 19 (IANS) Between 30 to 40 countries are unable to provide second doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, especially those expecting jabs from AstraZeneca, officials of the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
2021-06-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine