THE RAGING PANDEMIC

G7, India, others back open democratic societies

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The G7 countries along with guest countries, including India, on Sunday committed themselves to create open societies and strengthen democracies and rules-based international order.

National

Delhi snatching case solved within 4 hours, with CCTV aid

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) CCTV footage turned out to be a key input in solving a crime, with Delhi Police cracking a snatching matter within a record four hours -- from registration of the case to arrest of the criminals.

FOCUS

Karnataka cyber police bust Rs 290-crore hawala scam

Bengaluru, June 13 (IANS) Karnataka's cybercrime police have busted a Rs 290-crore hawala (money laundering) scam, operated in the name of 'Powerbank' investment and arrested nine persons, including two Chinese and two Tibetans, an official of the state's Criminal Investigation Depa...

INDIA ABROAD

IT expert of Bangladesh's banned militant outfit arrested

Dhaka, June 12 (IANS) A Bangladeshi returnee from Syria, who is an IT expert working for the banned militant outfit Ansar Al-Islam, was arrested in Chittagong, police said on Saturday.

Akali Dal, BSP stitch alliance in Punjab
4,002 Covid deaths in 24 hrs as India logs 84K new cases
Interview with the Starcast of the web series 'Sunflower'

INSIGHT

CAIT fully geared up to fight Amazon & Flipkart

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) For more than five years, Amazon, Walmart-owned Flipkart and many other foreign-funded e-commerce companies have indulged into all kinds of unethical business practices with an objective of taking control of not only the e-commerce but even the retail busin...

DEEP-DIVE

Covid: Common diabetes drug may help treat lung inflammation

New York, June 13 (IANS) Blood sugar-lowering drug Metformin can prevent pulmonary or lung inflammation, a major factor in Covid-19 severity and mortality, researchers have found in studies of mice infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

BUSINESS

Reliance Power board approves preferential issue of shares, warrants to Reliance Infra

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Board of Directors of Reliance Power Limited has approved preferential issue of up to 59.5 crore equity shares and up to 73 crore warrants convertible into equivalent number of equity shares of the company at an issue price of Rs 10 each by conversion o...

INTERNATIONAL

Carrie Lam urges HK residents to get vaccinated

Hong Kong, June 13 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Sunday urged residents of the city to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in an effort to allow the global financial hub to return to normal at an early date.

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SPORTS

Djokovic wins French Open, his 19th Grand Slam trophy

Paris, June 13 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic on Sunday rallied to win the French Open men's title, beating fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in four hours, 11 minutes, and become the first man in the Open Era to win all four majors twice. It was Djokovic's ...

SHOWCASE

Covid effect: Most zoos, national parks shut in northeast

Guwahati/Agartala, June 13 (IANS) Most zoos across the eight northeastern states have either been shut or the authorities have taken a series of strict measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus among the captive animals.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Urvashi shares video of ab workout using punching bag

Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela took to social media on Sunday evening to encourage her fans to workout and improve their fitness.

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) On I-Day eve, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking exclusively to IANS just days after his government's decision on Article 370 noted how he was troubled and saddened by the fact that the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution pertaining to Panchayati Raj institutions did not apply to Jammu and Kashmir. He said that in the last few years, panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir got more powers to work towards peoples progress and various subjects transferred to panchayats under the 73rd Amendment were transferred to panchayats of Jammu and Kashmir.

SCIENCE/TECH

Xiaomi's 200W charging will decrease battery capacity: Report

Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Smartphone brand Xiaomi has revealed that its 200W wired charging solution, which was recently showcased, drains battery capacity at a significant rate.

IANS Life

Key insights on travel in 2021 by VFS Global's Regional Group COO

New Delhi, June 13 (IANSlife) The last quarter has witnessed intermittent activity for the international travel community, with borders opening sporadically in step with vaccination drives in various regions. While many of us look forward to travelling in 2021, the restart of visa application proces...


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