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Is the world headed for Cold War 2 - this time between the US and China? (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Is the world headed for Cold War 2 more than three decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union? The contours were first visible just before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in a bitter trade war that erupted between the US and China and seemed to have taken a backseat as the world struggles to control the spread of the virus. However, US President Joe Biden's remarks backing NATO and QUAD to control China has again stoked the fires of what could happen in the 'new normal'.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Indian learning app Countingwell launches in Middle East
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) With an aim to cater to more audiences, domestic ed-tech startup Countingwell on Wednesday announced that it has launched its operations in the Middle East region.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Education
India's active Covid caseload falls below 9L after 70 days
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With continued slide in daily new Covid cases, India's active caseload on Wednesday stood at 8,65,432 -- a decline below nine lakh mark after 70 days.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jasmin Bhasin: If I start worrying about fame I'll lose myself
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 14" star and actress Jasmin Bhasin says the fame that the show brought her hasn't affected her in real life.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Raj girls fight for chance to resume education
Jaipur, June 16 (IANS/ 101Reporters) The pandemic has directly affected millions of lives in the country and the lockdown has cost many their livelihoods. For Priyanka Bairwa, a 19-year-old girl who lives in Sapotra town in the Karauli district of Rajasthan, the lockdown not only took away her familys source of income but also her dreams of pursuing higher education.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
India exports Rs 619 cr banana during 2020-21
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India's banana export is expected to continue its growth this year in terms of volume as well as value. A total of 1.91 lakh tonne worth Rs 619 crore has been exported so far, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi-NCR data centre capacity to double by 2023: JLL
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Delhi-NCR is expected to emerge as a new data centre hotspot as demand from government departments and IT and IT-enabled services (ITeS) are expected to drive further growth, as per JLL report.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Cauvery water management authority to meet on June 22
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) The Cauvery Water Management authority's first meeting for the current year will be held on June 22. Tamil Nadu chief minister M.K. Stalin had written to union minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to ensure the state's share of water.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
2 kids among 9 killed in a truck-car collision in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, June 16 (IANS) In a tragic incident in Gujarat's Anand district, a car collided head on with a truck on Wednesday morning, killing nine members of a family, including 2 kids.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nigerian held for selling cocaine in B'luru
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) The central crime branch police arrested a Nigerian national for selling cocaine in the city and recovered drugs valued Rs four lakh from him, the police said on Wednesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bharat Biotech supplies Covaxin to 16 states
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Bharat Biotech dispatched its Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin to nine states through the government of India and to 16 states through the respective state governments.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
No poverty, zero hunger, gender equality: Key priorities for urban Indians
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Poverty alleviation, achieving zero hunger and gender equality are the major priorities among the 'Sustainable Development Goals' (SDG) for urban Indians, according to a World Economic Forum-Ipsos survey.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Race for Kerala Police chief turns murky
Thiruvananthapuram, June 16 (IANS) With just two weeks left for a new Kerala Police chief to take over and the name yet to be decided, things appeared to have turned murky after a complaint against one of the front runners to the coveted post proved to be fake.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Farmer commits suicide at protest site in Haryana
Chandigarh, June 16 (IANS) Perturbed over the fate of the agitation of farmers against three contentious farm laws, a 55-year-old marginal farmer on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance at a protest site in Jind district of Haryana.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Delhi to meet PM Modi, other leaders
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to apprise him about Covid management in the state.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tensions rise in South China Sea, Rajnath calls for negotiations
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the Code of Conduct negotiations will lead to positive outcomes in the South China Sea as tension escalated in the waters, causing concern all the nations in the region and beyond.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Govt's attempts to save PM's image is costing lives: Rahul
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the central government over its vaccination policy, saying its constant attempts to save Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image are facilitating the virus and costing people's lives.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Increase in gap between Covishield doses based on scientific evidence: NTAGI
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The decision to increase the gap between two Covishield doses from 4-6 weeks to 12-16 weeks is based on scientific reason regarding behaviour of adenovector vaccines, said Chairman of India's Covid-19 Working Group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI), N.K. Arora.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Sasikala assures cadres of her return to AIADMK soon
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Former interim general secretary of AIADMK, V.K. Sasikala, who was expelled from the party after being arrested in a disproportionate assets case, has in a series of audio clippings and phone calls to AIADMK cadres exhorted that she will be back in the party.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kerala: Elephant falls into well, rescue efforts underway
Kochi (Kerala), June 16 (IANS) A rescue team of forest and police officials on Wednesday started operation to save a wild elephant which had fallen into a well in a private property near Kothamangalam about 70 kms from here.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife
Fuel price hiked again; petrol nearing century mark across country
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Fuel prices increased again across the country on Wednesday adding more misery for the common man already grappling with rising food prices amidst shrinking income.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Equity indices in red, metal stocks fall
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a negative note on Wednesday with the BSE Sensex down over 100 points.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
GST dues of states not cleared as claimed by FM: Chidambaram
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has alleged that contrary to the claims of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, GST dues of Congress-ruled states Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh are yet to be cleared.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
UP schools to reopen on July 1 sans students
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) Over 1.5 lakh schools, recognized by the Uttar Pradesh Basic Education Board (UPBEB), which were closed till June 30 due to the pandemic, will now reopen on July 1 for teachers and academic staff.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Zareen Khan: I was told to put on weight for 'Veer'
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Actress Zareen Khan, who faced bodyshaming after the release of her debut film, the Salman Khan-starrer "Veer" in 2010, claims she was actually told to put on weight for the role by "experienced people" who gave her "instructions".
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Allahabad HC reserves order on razing of mosque
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has reserved its order on the writ petition filed by the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board, challenging the demolition of a mosque on the Ram Sanehi Ghat tehsil in Barabanki district.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
4 girls washed away in Yamuna
Aurraiya (Uttar Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) Four girls who had gone for a dip in the Yamuna river were washed away by the strong currents. Two girls are reported missing but the bodies of the other two have been taken out by the divers.
2021-06-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mi TV Q1 75: Immersive experience at premium cost
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With an aim to bring some competition among the established TV brands in the country, global tech conglomerate Xiaomi has unveiled a new premium flagship smart TV in India.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
This Karate champ now sells tea in Mathura
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) At 23, he had won 60 medals in junior and senior categories at karate tournaments.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Human Interest/Society,Other Sports
Send degrees to students by post: UP Guv
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, who is also the chancellor of state universities, has directed vice chancellors to ensure that students are not made to run for their degrees.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
India logs 62K new Covid cases, 2,542 deaths
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India on Wednesday recorded 62,224 new cases of Covid with 2,542 fatalities due to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
No new Covid cases in 19 UP districts
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) There has been no new Covid cases reported from, at least, 19 districts of Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours. According to the official bulletin, the state is left with just 7,221 active cases out of which over 4,500 are under home isolation.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Confined jumbo shifted to Dudhwa Reserve
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) 'Mithu', the 45-year-old elephant who was kept in confinement in Kashi wildlife division compound for nearly 18 months for trampling a man to death in Chandauli district, has now been brought to Dudhwa National Park.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
IAF personnel found dead, kin held
Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) The body of a 27-year-old Air Force personnel, who had left home on Monday night, has been found riddled with bullets on the roadside in a Uttar Pradesh village in Unnao district.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Ashutosh Gowariker: You cannot make to order a film that will become global in its theme
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker feels the global attention his Oscar-nominated film "Lagaan" had garnered is something that cannot be made to order.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Homegrown job platform Apna raises $70M at $570M valuation
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) Professional networking and jobs platform Apna on Wednesday said it has raised $70 million in Series B round led by Insight Partners and Tiger Global, taking its valuation to $570 million.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) One terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter at Wagoora, Naugam area of Srinagar, police said on Wednesday morning.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Peshawar, Shanta Kapoor and 'home'
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) She vividly remembers the four-storey haveli in Qissa Khwani Bazaar of Peshawar she was born in and where the family would spend most of its time in summers. The cool basement where they would play, the living room where all children would gather during winter evenings to eavesdrop on men sharing tales from across undivided India.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
Gurugram Police train over 5,800 students to raise awareness on Cyber Security
Gurugram, June 16 (IANS) To fight against the rising challenges of Cyber Crimes, the Gurugram Police in associated with Society for Safe Gurgaon (SSG) and Indo-Israeli cyber security enterprise and SafeHouse Technologies organised the 9th edition of Gurugram Police Internship (GPCSSI 2021) Under the mentorship of ACP Cyber crime Karan Goel and the entire Gurugram police cyber crime team in coordination with Rakshit Tandon Advisor Cyber Peace foundation.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Six arrested for stripping a woman naked in Bengal
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) In a bizarre incident six persons were arrested for stripping and parading a woman naked for having an extra-marital love relationship in Paschim Chengmar village in Alipurduar district on Tuesday. Five other persons were absconding and search is on for them, police said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay's organs benefit several recipients
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) After vital organs of noted Kannada theatre personality and National award winning actor Sanchari Vijay were retrieved, two persons received his corneas, while a 33-year-old woman received his kidney.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Myanmar's Chin state CM taken shelter in Mizoram: Officials
Aizawl, June 16 (IANS) Chief Minister of Myanmars Chin state, Salai Lian Luai has taken shelter in Indias Mizoram from the military coup hit neighbouring country while 9,250 myanmarese, including women and, have already took refuge in the bordering state, officials said on Tuesday night.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Dhanani's PIL over drug hoarding 'Publicity Interest Litigation': BJP
Gandhinagar, June 16 (IANS) A Gujarat BJP legislator, accused of illegal stocking and distribution of anti-Covid drug Remdesivir from the party office in Surat by Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani, has termed the Congress leader's PIL a "Publicity Interest Litigation" and urged the state High Court to dismiss it.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Karnataka to celebrate Yoga Day on June 21
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) Karnataka would celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21 across the state, with the main event in this tech city, said state Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Tuesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Karnataka's Covid test positive rate dips to 3.8%
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) As a sign of breaking the chain, Covid test positivity rate declined to 3.8 per cent in Karnataka, while only 115 succumbed to the infection during the day, said the state health bulletin on Tuesday.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka aims to streamline its nutrition programmes
Haveri (Karnataka), June 16 (IANS) Karnataka has prepared a roadmap to tackle the possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic that is likely to affect the children more.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Centre to develop seaplane services in India
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Centre will develop seaplane services in India by expediting the development of new water aerodromes and operationalisation of new seaplane routes, a statement said on Tuesday
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kids whose parents tested positive but turned negative while dying to get aid: TN minister
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian said on Monday that the kids whose parents had tested positive for Covid-19 but turned negative while dying are also eligible for the Rs 5 lakh aid announced by the state government for children who lost their parents to the pandemic.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Railways ferries another 98 tonnes of oxygen to Karnataka
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) The Indian Railways has ferried 98 tonnes more liquid medical oxygen to Karnataka from Gujarat's Jamnagar, an official said.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Nadda, Shah discuss Punjab Assembly polls with BJP state chief
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) BJP Chief J.P. Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday discussed next year's Punjab Assembly polls with party state unit chief Ashwani Sharma.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics