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 2020-07-16 03:22 

The Hindu

Launch of a UAE Mars orbiter delayed again by weather...

The mission team said on Twitter that the launch would occur later in July...

 2020-07-16 03:18 

The Hindu

Morning digest: India and E.U. push FTA talks; Assam flood death toll touches 66, and more...

A select list of stories to read before you start your day....

 2020-07-16 03:14 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Gehlot may've won the day but his govt remains vulnerable still...

India News: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot may have succeeded in sniffing out and staving a coup against his government, though the storm clouds continue to hover, but...

 2020-07-16 03:13 

The Hindu

Airtel partners with Verizon to launch video conferencing service in India...

Blue Jeans is said to offer low latency, HD video and Dolby voice, and allows up to 50,000 participants in a single call....

 2020-07-16 03:12 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Pilot & Co can argue case, but Speaker will decide...

India News: NEW DELHI: The Rajasthan assembly Speaker, who entertained petitions seeking disqualification of Congress leader Sachin Pilot and 18 rebel MLAs, has a....

 2020-07-16 03:09 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Military 'invalid pension' even if less than 10 yrs of service put in...

India News: NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday decided to allow 'invalid pension' to those military personnel who are boarded out before completing 10 years o....

 2020-07-16 03:09 

IANS

More verb than noun, more seeker than spokesperson: Arundhathi Subramaniam...

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The best part about her territory of metaphors is that there are hidden corners of the heart, spaces where you are allowed to be vulnerable. There lie yearnings at their most profound. One is always allowed to enter newer lands, ...

 2020-07-16 03:06 

IANS

Imran inaugurates world's tallest roller compact concrete dam...

Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the Diamer Bhasha dam, said to the tallest roller compact concrete dam in the world, with an installed capacity of 4,500-megawatt electricity production at the River Indus in Khy...

 2020-07-16 03:03 

IANS

'US economic activity picks up, but below pre-pandemic level'...

Washington, July 16 (IANS) Economic activity has picked up in the US, but remains well below the pre-coronavirus pandemic level, the Federal Reserve said....

 2020-07-16 03:01 

The Financial Express

Share Market Today LIVE | Sensex, Nifty, BSE, NSE, Share Prices, Stock Market News Updates July 16...

Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Most of the Asian peers were trading lower in Thursday's early morning deals. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index declined 0.4%Share Market News Today | Sensex, Nifty, Share Prices LIVE: Most of ...

 2020-07-16 03:00 

The Financial Express

Sensex, Nifty stare at a flat opening; key factors that could steer stock markets today...

Domestic benchmark indices surged on Wednesday recouping all losses suffered on Tuesday, only to give up almost all gains and end just a tad bit higher than the opening levels....

 2020-07-16 02:57 

The Hindu

Lighthouses in State still shine bright...

Fall in footfall owing to COVID-19 situation...

 2020-07-16 02:55 

The Financial Express

Reliance Industries sell-off weighs on markets...

The 30-share index Sensex was up by 18.75 points or 0.05% to close at 36,051.81 whereas, benchmark Nifty was up by 10.85 points or 0.10% to close at 10,618.2....

 2020-07-16 02:52 

BloombergQuint

India's EV Dream Has An Umbilical Link With China...

India's nascent EV industry needs China, at least in the short term....

 2020-07-16 02:49 

BloombergQuint

Coronavirus India Updates: Total Tally Tops 9.3 Lakh; Over 24,300 Dead...

Track news and developments around the pandemic here....

 2020-07-16 02:49 

The Hindu

Repair works under way on overbridge...

The Tiruchi Corporation has begun repair works on the road overbridge on Salai Road after a portion of the structure was damaged during the heavy rain in the city on Saturday.The approach road to the...

 2020-07-16 02:48 

The Hindu

STP plant: Tiruchi Corporation ready to meet farmers, residents halfway...

Pipes carrying treated sewage will be fully covered, says civic official....

 2020-07-16 02:48 

The Financial Express

Oil major plans to be 'carbon neutral' by 2035...

Even as the sun's setting on the fossil fuels business, RIL sees an opportunity in the challenge that climate change poses....

 2020-07-16 02:48 

The Hindu

Schools begin textbook distribution in batches...

The School Education Department on Wednesday began the process of distributing text books and supplying content for levels X to XII to students through their schools.Students will be given textbooks i...

 2020-07-16 02:47 

The Hindu

Thanjavur records new high, as central region sees spike in cases...

34-year-old man dies of cardio-respiratory arrest; 291 fresh cases reported across districts; fever camps to be held in Tiruchi...

 2020-07-16 02:45 

IANS

Global COVID-19 cases top 13.5mn: Johns Hopkins...

Washington, July 16 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has topped 13.5 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more than 583,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-07-16 02:43 

Oneindia

CSG reviews progress as positives noticed in India-China military commander talks...

The Indian. Government's high power China Study Group reviewed for nearly two hours the outcomes of the 14.5 hour long talks held by the military commanders of India and China....

 2020-07-16 02:40 

The Financial Express

Soyabean acreage may touch new peak, all-time high production expected...

The total area under soyabean was 10.15 million hectare as on July 10, against 5.17 million hectare in the year-ago period....

 2020-07-16 02:39 

The Times of India

Covid live: Positivity rate stable between 9 & 10%...

India recorded its highest single-day peaks in Covid-19 deaths as well fresh cases on Wednesday even as the number of recovered patients breached the six-lakh mark. The country's caseload as well as addition to active cases in the 15 days of July is c...

 2020-07-16 02:39 

BloombergQuint

Don't Get Carried Away By The Market Rally, Warns Axis Mutual Fund's Jinesh Gopani...

Fund flows into equities are very strong and is not allowing markets to behave rationally, Axis Mutual Fund's Jinesh Gopani said....

 2020-07-16 02:37 

NDTV

Not Joining BJP, Says Sachin Pilot; Congress Asks Him To Prove His Claim...

Having secured its government in Rajasthan, the Congress on Wednesday asked rebel Sachin Pilot to reject the hospitality of the Haryana government and come back to Jaipur to prove his claim that he......

 2020-07-16 02:36 

IANS

Helly Shah on resuming shoots: It's a very good feeling...

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Television actress Helly Shah is back at work. She has started shooting for the second season of "Ishq Mein Marjawan". Helly says it's a good feeling....

 2020-07-16 02:35 

The Asian Age

Government must galvanise India's app ecosystem to pare down Chinese influence...

Quick disbursal of the Rs 20,000 crore Startup India corpus to app-based businesses is key, not reliance on large firms to create superapps....

 2020-07-16 02:34 

Oneindia

Twitter accounts of Obama, Gates, Biden hacked in Bitcoin scam...

The attacks were coordinated in nature. The accounts of Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Kanye West, Uber Technologies Inc., Apple Inc. and Michael Bloomberg, the founder and majority owner of Bloomberg News parent Bloomberg LP, were also hacked....

 2020-07-16 02:34 

Hindustan Times

Chinese authorities forcefully relocated nearly 60 Tibetans: Report...

The relocated Tibetans were moved from Dolying Village in Payul County, eastern Tibet, to a settlement in Palyul County on June 24 built by the Chinese Government...

 2020-07-16 02:34 

The Financial Express

June data: First monthly trade surplus after 18 years...

India witnessed its first monthly merchandise trade surplus since January 2002 in June, as export contracted by just 12.4% y-o-y to $21.91 billion, while imports collapsed by 47.6% to $21.11 billion, mirroring a Covid-induced domestic demand compression....

 2020-07-16 02:33 

Hindustan Times

'We're fed up with you': Netanyahu faces backlash over Covid-19 response...

Rarely has public dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu been so high, as a resurgent coronavirus outbreak, mounting unemployment and the corruption allegations against him come together in a flood of discontent....

 2020-07-16 02:33 

IANS

High-profile US Twitter accounts hacked to spread cryptocurrency scam...

San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) A number of high-profile Twitter accounts have been simultaneously hacked by attackers to spread a cryptocurrency scam, according to a report by Tech Crunch....

 2020-07-16 02:32 

The Financial Express

After Facebook, now Google joins hands with Mukesh Ambani; buys 7.7% stake in Jio for Rs 33,700 cr...

Tech giant Google on Wednesday followed into the steps of Facebook by investing Rs 33,737 crore into Jio Platforms for a 7.77% stake, thereby setting the stage for the next phase of Reliance Jio's journey....

 2020-07-16 02:32 

BloombergQuint

How These Two Housing Financiers Plan To Wade Through Covid-19 Disruption...

PNB Housing and Can Fin Homes are taking measures to safeguard their companies against bad loans....

 2020-07-16 02:32 

Business Standard

174 Indians in US file lawsuit against Trump's proclamation on H-1B visa...

The lawsuit seeks an order declaring the presidential proclamation restriction on issuing new H-1B or H4 visas or admitting new H-1B or H-4 visa holders as unlawful...

 2020-07-16 02:31 

Daily Times

NMU vice chancellor passes away as Covid-19 tally crosses 257,000...

Famed surgeon and vice chancellor of Multan's Nishtar Medical University, Dr Mustafa Kamal Pasha, passed away on Wednesday a month after contracting the novel coronavirus. Dr Pasha was diagnosed with Covid-19 on June 14 and was under treatment at Ch P...

 2020-07-16 02:31 

The Times of India

[ India ]

To cut lightning toll, govt eyes sat-based system...

India News: NEW DELHI: To better the country's lightning monitoring system in order to check hundreds of casualties annually, the ministry of earth sciences is in....

 2020-07-16 02:30 

Daily Times

Wrong decisions by past rulers hurt economy: PM...

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday kicked off the mega construction work at Diamer-Bhasha Dam at River Indus near Chilas. The 272-metre high, having capacity of 6.4 million acre feet, the water reservoir will be the country's third big dam after T...

 2020-07-16 02:28 

Daily Times

Trump interested in purchasing PIA-owned hotel in New York...

A top Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) official informed the National Assembly Standing Committee on Privatisation on Wednesday that the United States President Donald Trump is interested in purchasing the Roosevelt Hotel located in New York's Ma...

 2020-07-16 02:28 

Daily Times

PM should see the writing on the wall and resign himself: Bilawal...

Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has asked the party workers to observe social distancing to not only combat coronavirus but also as a rehearsal to launch movement against the government when he gives a call for it at an appropr...

 2020-07-16 02:27 

BloombergQuint

Live: SGX Nifty Indicates Muted Start; Infosys, L&T Infotech, Cochin Shipyard In Focus...

Catch all live updates on share prices, index moves, corporate announcements and more from the Sensex and Nifty, today....

 2020-07-16 02:27 

Daily Times

In a policy shift, Iran throws weight behind BRI, CPEC...

Iran on Wednesday threw its weight behind the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as well as its flagship project, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a day after reports surfaced that Tehran has dropped India from a key project linked to Chahbahar Po...

 2020-07-16 02:26 

The Hindu

Jittery Juventus draw 3-3 with Sassuolo...

Juventus are on 77 points, seven ahead of Atalanta...

 2020-07-16 02:26 

NDTV

Under Fire, Trump Replaces Campaign Manager Months Ahead Of Polls...

US President Donald Trump axed his campaign manager Wednesday in an attempt to shake up his faltering re-election bid, with polls showing his popularity tanking four months ahead of November's vote....

 2020-07-16 02:24 

Hindustan Times

EXCLUSIVE |Sachin volunteered to bat at No.4 so that Sehwag can open in ODIs: Former India keeper Ajay Ratra...

Ganguly was kind of forced to come up with an out of the box idea of opening with Sehwag in 2001. Tendulkar was out with an injury and India's back was against the wall after losing the first couple of matches of the tri-series to Sri Lanka and New Ze...

 2020-07-16 02:24 

Hindustan Times

Aamna Sharif's staff member tests positive for Covid-19, Kasautii Zindagii Kay actor pens post for person who tested her...

Kasautii Zindagii Kay actor Aamna Sharif has informed that while she and her family have tested negative, one of her staff member has tested positive for Covid-19....

 2020-07-16 02:24 

Daily Times

Threats to Justice Isa: SC indicts prayer leader on contempt charges...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday indicted Maulvi Iftikhar-ud-Din Mirza for using derogatory, contemptuous and scandalous language against the judiciary in a video that went viral last month, giving him a week to respond to the charges. A hearing was held by...

 2020-07-16 02:23 

Daily Times

UN frees up 'expense' money for Pakistani 'terrorists'...

The United Nations has freed up 'expense' money for several men designated as terrorists at the request of the Pakistani government, including one with a $10 million US bounty on his head. Foreign Ministry said in a statement Wednesday the money w...

 2020-07-16 02:23 

The Times of India

AI may send some on leave without pay for up to 5 yrs...

Cash-strapped Air India has decided to send "redundant" employees among its 13,000-strong permanent workforce on compulsory leave without pay for six months or two years, extendable up to five years. Departmental heads and regional directors have ...

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