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PGTI Feeder Tour season to tee off this week
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The TATA Steel Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) Feeder Tour season is set to tee off this week and the season will feature six events with a prize purse of Rs 8 lakh each.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Sanskrit unifies Bharat, promote it: RSS leaders to Modi
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) backed organisation Samskrita Bharati said on Monday that Sanskrit was the unifying language of India which must be promoted by the Narendra Modi-led government at all levels across the country.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC to hear plea on Justice Kureshi elevation on July 22
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday said that it will hear on July 22 a plea against the Centre's delay in clearing the name of Justice Akil A. Kureshi as Madhya Pradesh High Court Chief Justice.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Children's art on view at Triveni's newest gallery
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Triveni Kala Sangam, a major cultural hotspot in the national capital especially known for its terrace cafe, has added its list of galleries, a unique open-air gallery dedicated to children's art.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
India's June merchandise exports down 9.71%, imports fall 9.07% (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in June declined 9.71 per cent, on a year-on-year basis, to $25.01 billion from $27.70 billion reported for the corresponding month of last year, official data showed on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi to provide free safety kits to sanitation workers: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government will provide free safety kits to sanitation workers, hoping there will be no sewer deaths in the city in future.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi PWD asked to procure 1.5 lakh more CCTV cameras
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday asked the Public Works Department (PWD) to procure 1.5 lakh more CCTV cameras and asked it to submit a daily progress report on the ongoing installation.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
DUTA opposes EWS quota in faculty recruitment
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Opposing the "hasty" implementation of the EWS (economically weaker section) quota in recruitment of teaching staff, which they say would result in displacement of ad hoc teachers, scores of Delhi University teachers staged a protest at the Vice Chancellor's office, here on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
SC rebukes registry officials, lawyers
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rebuked the Registry officials for shoddy work in listing urgent cases and unruly behaviour of some lawyers.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Heavy rains in north, northeast cause flooding, hit life (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Heavy rains affected normal life in various north and northeastern states, cut road and rail links and forced evacuation of thousands of people from their inundated houses to safer areas, particularly in Assam and Bihar, officials said on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi records 28.8 mm of rainfall
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The southwest monsoon that was elusive for last 10 days made a comeback on Monday, recording 28.8 mm of rainfall in just one spell, bringing much-needed relief to the people in Delhi and surrounding areas.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
ICMR launches vaccine trial to prevent TB among close contacts of patient
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday launched a vaccine trial to prevent occurrence of tuberculosis (TB) among people present close to patients suffering from it.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SC dismisses plea alleging scam in LIC's policy
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea by Moneylife Foundation alleging major scam by Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) through its 'Jeevan Saral' insurance policy, which cheated lakhs of consumers especially the elders and pensioners.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
IndiGo to launch six new international flights
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Monday said it will enhance its international connectivity by announcing six new flights.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Toll-free number to report hate crime launched
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A toll-free number 1800-3133-600-00, named Helpline Against Hate, was launched by United Against Hate, a collective of eminent citizens campaigning for social justice and peace, here on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Call all-party meet on water crisis, says Amarinder
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday suggested an all-party meeting chaired by the Prime Minister to evolve a consensus and formulate a national strategy for tackling the deteriorating water situation in the country.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
SC fines NDMC Rs 50,000 for suppressing facts
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday slapped Rs 50,000 fine on North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) for suppressing facts before a Vacation Bench to secure a favourable order related to diesel vehicles registration.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
MakeMyTrip, ASI partner for online ticketing for 116 heritage sites
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In a bid to promote India as a heritage tourism destination, online travel company MakeMyTrip Ltd. has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) the with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for convenient and hassle-free online bookings for 116 historical monuments and sites across India, MakeMyTrip announced in a statement on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy
Takeda launches enzyme replacement therapy in India
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Expanding its portfolio of rare disease therapies in India, global bio-pharmaceutical company Takeda on Monday announced launch of the enzyme replacement therapy for 'lysosomal storage disorders' (LSD).
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
World Cup final should have been a tie: Pujara
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara on Monday said that for him the 2019 World Cup final between England and New Zealand did not have a loser. "To be honest, I felt that there was no loser. Because it was a tie, both teams should have been given the trophy," said the 31-year-old batsman.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Apex court urged to decriminalise abortion
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Reproduction and abortion was a basic fundamental right and a matter of choice for every women, stated a public interest litigation (PIL) filed in the Supreme Court challenging the existing laws that criminalise abortion.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
DCC may not back Trai penalty on telcos, may go for nominal sum
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Digital Communications Commission is unlikely to back TRAI's recommendations of a Rs 3,050 crore cumulative penalty on the three telcos -- Airtel, Vodafone, Idea -- and may make it into a nominal sum, sources said.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
1,069 posts vacant at Allahabad University: HRD Minister
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) As many as 1,069 posts are vacant at the Allahabad University, the Parliament was informed on Monday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Repealing POTA was a mistake, says Amit Shah
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that will also allow the probe agency to probe terror cases targeting Indians and Indian assets abroad.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Centre to Court: Deloitte wrongly interpreting law to contest 5-year ban
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP, the local auditing affiliate of international accounting group Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, is misinterpreting an important law as it seeks to avoid a five-year ban on new business, the government has informed the National Company Law Tribunal.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
If Sidhu doesn't want to work, there's nothing I can do: CM (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said if his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu did not want to do his job, there was nothing that he could do about it.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UrbanClap partners NSDC to train, certify professionals
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In a bid to boost efforts to mobilize, train and certify service professionals, Gurugram-based home services startup UrbanClap on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Technology
UP's dacoit-politician nexus to unravel in Dhulia's next thriller (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Cold-blooded killings, political ambitions and the dramatic encounter of dreaded dacoit Dadua, known as the Veerappan of the North, will be the theme of a new Bollywood thriller to be directed by filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SC agrees to hear 6 more rebel Karnataka MLAs
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear impleadment plea of five more rebel Karnataka legislators against Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar's decision to not accept their resignations.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
IMD predicts rain in Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The long wait for rain in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR)is likely to end on Monday as the IMD has predicted light shower later in day which is expected to continue until Thursday.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Take up baking, not sport: Neesham to kids post WC loss
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham was left shattered after their narrow defeat in a nerve-wrecking final of the 2019 World Cup at the hands of England.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
ISRO hailed for detecting Chandrayaan-2 glitch on time
New Delhi, July 15 ((IANS) With India postponing the Chandrayaan-2 launch owing to technical snag in the 'Bahubali' rocket about an hour before it was to take off on Monday morning, people on social media said it is better late than never.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
ED approaches CBI court seeking Rajiv Saxena's bail cancellation
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Monday approached a special CBI court seeking cancellation of the bail granted to Rajiv Saxena, an accused-turned-approver in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ITBP mulls having all-women mountaineering team
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With the rising interest of women in adventure sports, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) is mulling over the idea of having an all-women mountaineering team.
2019-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Sports
ALERT: Djokovic beats Federer in epic final to win 5th Wimbledon title
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2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
UPSC topper Ira Singhal abused on social media
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) UPSC 2014 topper Ira Singhal has become a victim of trolling on social media, as she shared a post in which she was subjected to verbal abuse.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Kashmiri Pandits' roadmap for rehabilitation in Valley sent to Modi, Shah
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A representation by Kashmiri Pandits for the safe return and rehabilitation of the six-lakh-strong community in Kashmir has been sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
B.L. Santosh appointed BJP General Secretary
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A day after BJP General Secretary (organisation) Ramlal was moved back to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), party President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday elevated joint General Secretary (organisation) B.L. Santosh to the post.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AAP's free WiFi promise for Delhi still a dream
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) With the Arvind Kejriwal government about to complete its tenure, the people of Delhi continue to wait for free WiFi internet access across the national capital with the AAP's promised project still in the pipeline.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Rajnath lights Kargil victory flame at War Memorial
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Commemorating 20 years of the Operation Vijay, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lit the victory flame at the National War Memorial, here on Sunday.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
After 20 years of Kargil, India awaits defence reforms
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Twenty years is a long time to learn lessons, but appointing a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), an idea to ramp up higher management of the armed services, still remains elusive despite the overall acceptance about its necessity.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Child safety, penalising faulty roads key in Motor Vehicles amendment act
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Digitization of motor licensing, safety of children during commuting, and stringent punishment for faulty road design and maintenance are priority areas in the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2019, slated to be tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 burglars held for stealing laptops from hostels, PGs
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Delhi Police has arrested three notorious burglars on for stealing laptops and mobile phones from paying guest accommodations and hostels where students reside in large numbers in Delhi and adjoining districts, a police officer said on Sunday.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man arrested for cheating ATM users in Delhi
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested a fraudster who allegedly targeted less educated people in the suburbs and cloned their ATM (automated teller machine) cards to withdraw money.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jet saga: Ex-partners plan to rapidly expand India presence to shore-up market share
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Lured by the prospects of the Indian market, many of Jet Airways' partner airlines have decided to deploy their own capacity to the country.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sharma makes it count on Day 3 of Scottish Open golf
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Golfer Shubhankar Sharma showed his mettle and resilience to recover from a two-bogey start to end the round with a score of 67 (4-under par) at tied 50th position in the Scottish Open at the Renaissance Club in North Berwick, Scotland.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
Government outlines step-by-step approach to end Kashmir, NE problems
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) As part of a hard-nosed approach to curb local militancy in the Kashmir Valley and prevent infiltration in the Northeastern states, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has devised a step-by-step strategy aimed at systematically tackling the problems.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
IAF broke will of Pakistan Army during Kargil war: ex-officers
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Indian Army was bringing results but the Indian Air Force (IAF) broke the Pakistani Army's morale and will to continue holding the heights it had captured in Kargil, former IAF officers said while talking about the 1999 war.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Buyback issue: Minority shareholders' interests should be safeguarded (Column: Market Watch)
The week saw the budget fine print causing havoc in the markets on the first two days. These were the tax on buyback and the higher surcharge on income above Rs 2 crore. FPIs have got covered under this section and the same created heartburn and panic in the markets.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New 'Mauka-mauka' ad pays tribute to Team India post WC exit
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Even though Team India could not succeed in lifting the World Cup 2019 trophy, fans and supporters of the Men in Blue have been cheering the team and congratulating them for their dominating performance throughout the course of the showpiece event in England and Wales.
2019-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket