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South Western Railway transports 14mn tonnes freight
Bengaluru, Aug 1 (IANS) The South Western Railway (SWR) transported a record 14 million tonnes of essential freight, including cement, coal, iron ore, and fertilisers from April to July of this fiscal, a zonal official said on Sunday.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Need mitigative steps to save livestock from cyclones: Experts
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Two months after the 'extremely severe cyclonic storm', cyclone Tauktae ravaged several districts in Gujarat, experts have suggested building 'pucca' structures for 'gaushalas' should be taken up as a mitigative exercise on institutional level for saving cows and other live stocks during cyclones, frequency for which is set to increase due to climate change.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Buzz on social media that Pak nationals waging war against Afghanistan
New Delhi/Kabul, Aug 1 (IANS) Social media is abuzz with reports of 50 Pakistanis who went to fight as part of Taliban and have been killed.
2021-08-01
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'Manpreet's team has brought hockey back in limelight'
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) India's entry in the men's hockey semi-finals at the Olympic Games has provided succour to all those players who had attempted but had failed in the pursuit for more than four decades, said Moscow Olympic gold medal winner Merwyn Fernandes on Sunday.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
KCR rewards Kaushik Reddy with MLC seat
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) The Telangana cabinet on Sunday decided to nominate P. Kaushik Reddy to the state Legislative Council, barely 10 days after he joined the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).
2021-08-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India at Olympics: Look out for Kamalpreet, women's hockey team on Monday
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Monday, August 2.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Tollywood celebrities hail 'tigress' PV Sindhu
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) It is a proud day for India as PV Sindhu on Sunday won bronze medal in badminton at the Tokyo Olympics. While congratulations have poured in from all parts of the country, in her hometown Hyderabad, people are beaming with pride. Tollywood celebrities from Hyderabad didn't hold back from expressing their joy.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Sports
Auto makers register rise in July sales courtesy low base effect
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Automobile companies registered an increase in their sales for July 2021 on a year-on-year basis, largely on the back of lower sales in July 2020 when the country was significantly hit by the first wave of Covid-19 and several parts were still under lockdown.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP to launch rival event to Nitish Kumar's Janata Darbar
Patna, Aug 1 (IANS) In a bid to match Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's 'Janata Darbar', the BJP also decided to organise 'Sahyog Karyakram' (Cooperation Programme) in the party's Patna office from Monday.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Delhi reports 85 new Covid cases, 1 death
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Delhi has reported 85 new Covid cases and one death in the last 24 hours, the Health Department said on Sunday, adding the positivity rate now stands at 0.12 per cent.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Olympic Hockey: Tortuous road to the first semi-final in 49 years (ld)
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Has Head Coach Graham Reid transformed the Indian men's hockey team? We will know all about it when it takes on Belgium in its first semi-final outing in an Olympics since Munich 1972.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Olympic Hockey: Tortuous road to the first semi-final in 49 years
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Has Head Coach Graham Reid transformed the Indian men's hockey team? We will know all about it when it takes on Belgium in its first semi-final outing in an Olympics since Munich 1972.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Border clash: Mizoram to 'relook' FIR against Assam CM
Guwahati/Aizawl, Aug 1 (IANS) The Mizoram government on Sunday said that it is considering withdrawing the FIR lodged against Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in connection with the July 26 border clash that left six Assam Police personnel dead and scores of others injured.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Olympic Hockey: Tortuous road to the first semi-final in 49 years
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Has Head Coach Graham Reid transformed the Indian men's hockey team? We will know all about it when it takes on Belgium in its first semi-final outing in an Olympics since Munich 1972.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Gopichand congratulates 'awesome' Sindhu
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has congratulated star shuttler P.V. Sindhu on winning the bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Over 49 cr vaccine doses given to states, 3 cr still unutilised: Centre
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Asserting its commitment to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of Covid-19 vaccination throughout the country, the Centre on Sunday said that over 49.49 crore vaccine doses have been provided to states and Union Territories so far and a further 8,04,220 are in the pipeline.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bommai congratulates Sindhu for winning bronze
Bengaluru, Aug 1 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday congratulated ace shuttler, P.V. Sindhu who won the bronze medal, and Indian men's hockey team that qualified for the semi final match at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Sports
Another Congress MLA in Assam joins BJP
Guwahati, Aug 1 (IANS) Two-time Assam Congress MLA, Sushanta Borgohain, who quit the party on Friday, joined the ruling BJP on Sunday.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Parsis -- an insider's gaze
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Several years back, when she decided to go on a pilgrimage to Parsi sites including Sanjan, Navsari and Udavada, someone asked her where her family was from. Considering Coomi Kapoor had grown up in Mumbai, she had no answer.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
President, PM congratulate Sindhu for winning bronze in Tokyo
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated P.V. Sindhu for winning the bronze medal in badminton at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton,Politics
Jr Boxing Championships: Haryana girls clinch 10 gold medals
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Haryana boxers produced remarkable performances to conclude their campaign with 10 gold medals at the Junior Girls National Championships at the Delhi Public School in Sonipat on Sunday.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sindhu's parents overjoyed, proud on Olympic glory
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) It was time for celebrations at the residence of India's star shuttler P.V. Sindu on Sunday as she clinched the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
Afghan MPs accuse Army chief of settling scores with commanders
New Delhi/Kabul, Aug 1 (IANS) Findings by a parliamentary committee indicate that the newly appointed chief of army staff for Afghanistan, Gen. Wali Ahmadzai, has been focusing on rivalries with corps commanders instead of managing the fight against the Taliban, as per local media reports.
2021-08-01
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Lakshadweep to develop high-end eco-tourism projects
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) The Lakshadweep administration is engaged in the development of high-end eco-tourism projects at Kadamat, Suheli, and Minicoy Islands, officials said on Sunday.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Indian Army, Chinese PLA set up hotline to enhance mutual trust
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Indian Army and the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) have established a hotline in the North Sikkim region on Sunday to avoid any kind of skirmishes along the Line of Actual Control.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Tata Motors' domestic sales in July at 51,981 units
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Tata Motors sold 51,981 units last month, compared to 27,711 units during July 2020.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
All stranded people rescued in Himachal, CM deploys new chopper
Shimla, Aug 1 (IANS) All 194 people, including women and children, stranded in the Himalayan heights of Himachal Pradesh for five days after roads closed down due to flash floods were rescued on Sunday, both by air and road, officials said.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Sindhu's feat rare, will inspire next generation: Abhinav Bindra
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India's only individual gold medallist at the Olympic Games, rifle marksman Abhinav Bindra complimented badminton player PV Sindhu on her achievement of becoming the first woman sportsperson from the country to win two Olympic medals, saying it was a "rare" accomplishment and that the "next generation of athletes are lucky to have a role model like her".
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Telangana, Andhra CMs congratulate Sindhu for winning bronze
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) The Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Sunday congratulated star shuttler P.V. Sindhu for winning bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Sports
145 new Covid cases, 109 recoveries, 1 death in J&K
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) New Covid cases continued to outnumber recoveries in J&K on Sunday with 145 new cases, 109 recoveries and one death reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Bommai leaves for Delhi amid speculation, lobbying over new cabinet
Bengaluru, Aug 1 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday evening left for New Delhi to discuss his cabinet expansion plans with the BJP high command on Monday.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Assam-Mizoram border row: Shah speaks to chief ministers
Guwahati/Aizawl, Aug 1 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday spoke to the Chief Ministers of Assam and Mizoram and requested them to resolve the inter-state border issue amicably through meaningful dialogue.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Assam,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahul Gandhi congratulates PV Sindhu for winning bronze
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday congratulated shuttler PV Sindhu for winning the bronze medal in the women's singles badminton at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Bommai meets ex-PM Deve Gowda, seeks blessings
Bengaluru, Aug 1 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday met former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda whom he considers his "political mentor" and sought his blessings.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Pandemic creates opportunities to enhance Indo-US tech ties'
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) As the online and technology space witnessed great strides amid the Covid-19 pandemic, sector stakeholders are of the view that India-US relations, in terms of information technology, have scope to grow further at a much greater pace.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
J&K's schools, colleges, universities to remain closed
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) All schools, colleges and universities in Jammu and Kashmir will remain closed till further orders, it was announced on Sunday.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Venugopal Dhoot moves NCLAT against NCLT nod to Twinstar's bid for Videocon
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Videocon Group's former promoter, Venugopal Dhoot, has moved the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) against the NCLT's approval to the bid of Twinstar Technologies for Videocon Industries Ltd.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi saw 141% above normal rainfall in July
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Despite a heat wave condition in the initial days of July and the number of days it rained was only 16, Delhi's Safdarjung Observatory recorded 507.1 mm rainfall, nearly 141 per cent above normal in July.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
No dearth of vaccine, Health Minister Mandaviya tells Rahul
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandviya on Sunday advised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi "to feel proud at the tireless efforts" of health workers who have administered over 13 crore vaccine doses in July.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
BJD MPs seeks GI tag for Odisha's sweet dish 'Rasabali'
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Three Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MPs from Odisha on Sunday demanded Geographical Indication (GI) tag for 'Kendrapara Rasabali', a sweet dish claimed to have originated from the 400-year-old Baldevjew temple in the state's Kendrapara district.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Here's why Soni Singh is doing more cameos these days
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Actress Soni Singh, who has been part of shows in leading roles, says that she is currently inclined towards doing cameos in serials.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pooja Dey on working with Vikram Bhatt, Rohit Roy in 'Maaya 4'
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Actress Pooja Dey, who is known for featuring in web series 'Gandii Baat 5', is now set to feature in Vikram Bhatt's upcoming web series 'Maaya 4' which also stars popular actors like Rohit Roy and Rushaad Rana.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Punjab to reopen schools for all classes from Aug 2
Chandigarh, Aug 1 (IANS) Punjab School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Sunday said the Education Department is all set to reopen schools for all classes from August 2 by following Covid-19 appropriate behaviour.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Shah lauds Yogi for development of religious places
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday laid the foundation for the Vindhyachal Corridor project and congratulated Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for ensuring all round development of the places of religious significance.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
23 students in TN enrol for supplementary Class 12 exam
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Of the 8.16 lakh students who have received their Class 12 marks, under the Tamil Nadu School Education Department's weightage system, only 23 have opted to appear for the supplementary examination, an official statement said on Sunday.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
CPM member likely to face action over article in TMC daily
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Four days after the late CPI-M politburo member and party's state General Secretary Anil Biswas' daughter Ajanta Biswas' article appeared in Trinamool Congress' daily 'Jago Bangla', CPM West Bengal State Secretary Surya Kanta Mishra said that there is no reason to take the issue lightly and a decision will be taken following the disciplinary action of the party.
2021-08-01
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Play without fear & convert PCs, women hockey Olympians tell Rani & Co
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) They had set the ball rolling for India when women's hockey made its Olympics debut at Moscow in 1980 and two members of that team feel that India had a good chance against Australia if they tighten up their game and capitalise on their chances.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Congress workers block central health officials at Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) A group of Congress workers blocked the central team of health officials which is touring eight districts of Kerala since Saturday to study the reason behind the surge in Covid-19 cases following the directive from the union health ministry. The Congress workers bloacked them at Chaliyam in Kozhikode on Sunday.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
India's 5G space booming with global, domestic players pitching in
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India's 5G dreams may have been delayed amid the pandemic but this has not been able to detract the equipment makers from engaging in terms of equipment manufacturing and network development.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Congress to sort out Rajasthan issue in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) After taking feedback from Rajasthan leaders and MLAs, Congress General Secretary Ajay Maken has returned to Delhi and will meet top party leaders in a few days to discuss the issue and adjustments to be made in the state unit and the government.
2021-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics