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 Stories dated 2019-07-20

  • YouTube fined in millions over kids' data privacy breach(13:46)
    San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) Google has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over alleged violations of children's data privacy laws on its content sharing app YouTube.
Actors are misunderstood: 'X-Men' villain Brian Cox
  • Big jolt for Patna Pirates as doctors rule Nada out(13:28)
    Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Patna Pirates had pinned their hopes on star defender Surender Nada going into season seven of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), buyinh him at the auction for a whopping Rs77 lakh. But looks like their tactical move after a poor show in season 6 is set to fall flat as the player has failed to recover in time for the start of the campaign.
Dumped baby girl saved by stray dogs
  • Dumped baby girl saved by stray dogs(13:26)
    Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident in Haryana -- infamous for its skewed sex ratio -- a newly born girl, wrapped in plastic, was dumped by a woman in a drain near Kaithal town, police said.
Cricket: A game of destiny and lady luck (Column: Close-in)
  • Cricket: A game of destiny and lady luck (Column: Close-in)(13:26)
    There were tears of joy and sorrow, disappointment and happiness at the end of the biggest tournament of cricket - the World Cup. These are emotions that normally emerge when one watches any sporting encounter, especially when it involves a world title.
Rahul Roy returns to the sets with 'Agra'
Aparshakti Khurana joins 'Pati Patni Aur Woh'
Designed for women, Nirbheek revolver has sold 2,500 pieces
No blanket crypto trading ban yet in India
  • No blanket crypto trading ban yet in India(13:18)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Despite banking restrictions put in place by the Reserve Bank of India, the country has not put any blanket ban on trading in cryptocurrencies yet, the government has clarified.
Iran seizes British oil tanker, UK vows 'serious' consequences (Lead)
  • Iran seizes British oil tanker, UK vows 'serious' consequences (Lead)(13:16)
    Tehran/London, July 20 (IANS) Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, prompting the UK to warn Tehran of "serious consequences" if it did not release the ship, making it the latest confrontation in the increasingly tense standoff in the important shipping route.
  • Hongmeng OS not for smartphones: Huawei(13:14)
    Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei said that the in-house platform - Hongmeng operating system (OS) - is not designed for smartphones and the company plans to continue using Android.
New tech allows dog squad to live stream from risky areas
  • New tech allows dog squad to live stream from risky areas(13:12)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Two IIT-Mumbai students have developed a technology -- Dog Mounted Camera -- that allows dogs to live stream from higher risk areas while their handlers monitor the situation from a safe distance.
We want equality, not sympathy: Miss Deaf Asia 2018
  • We want equality, not sympathy: Miss Deaf Asia 2018(13:12)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) She is an accomplished lawn tennis player, and she even knows judo. In 2018, she became the first Indian woman to bag the title of Miss Deaf Asia. Nishtha Dudeja, who has beaten the odds despite a severe hearing loss, has been a source of inspiration to many. Societal prejudice against the specially-abled, however, upsets her.
Kin of Sonebhadra carnage victims meet Priyanka in Chunar (2nd Lead)
  • Kin of Sonebhadra carnage victims meet Priyanka in Chunar (2nd Lead)(12:58)
    Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) About 18 family members of the victims of the Sonebhadra carnage on Saturday arrived at Mirzapur's Chunar fort where Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been detained since Friday afternoon. However, only five of them were allowed to meet the Congress leader.
TikTok testing Instagram-inspired features: Report
  • TikTok testing Instagram-inspired features: Report(12:58)
    San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) The wildly popular short video-sharing app TikTok is reportedly mulling to launch a host of new features that seem to have been inspired by Facebook-owned Instagram.
  • India's Asian Games mixed team relay silver set to be upgraded to gold(12:20)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's mixed team relay silver at the 2018 Asian Games is in line to be upgraded to gold. The Athletics Integrity Unit banned Bahrain's Oluwakemi Adekoya for four years and ordered the disqualification of any result that the athlete obtained between August 24 and November 26, 2018.
Indians aboard British oil tanker seized by Iran
  • Indians aboard British oil tanker seized by Iran(12:12)
    New Delhi/London, July 20 (IANS) Indians are among the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker that Iran has seized in the Strait of Hormuz, amid fresh escalation of tensions in the Gulf.