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 Stories dated 2019-07-19

  • RJio tower unit to get Rs 25k cr from Brookfield, other investors(20:04)
    Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd. (RIIHL) has entered into an agreement with BIF IV Jarvis India Pte Limited, an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc for an investment of Rs 25,215 crore in Reliance Jio lnfratel Pvt. Ltd. (RJIPL).
Reliance Jio's standalone Q1 net profit up 45.6%
  • Reliance Jio's standalone Q1 net profit up 45.6%(20:02)
    Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Telecom major Reliance Jio Infocomm, on Friday reported a 45.6 per cent increase in its standalone net profit for the quarter-ended June 30 of the financial year 2019-20, on an year-on-year basis.
We are children of sages, not monkeys: Satyapal Singh
  • We are children of sages, not monkeys: Satyapal Singh(19:56)
    New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Satyapal Singh on Friday hit out at the opposition over their resistance against The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019, saying that Indian culture never talked about human rights, rather it emphasised on developing good human character.
  • MP Assembly row over absence of top cop(19:52)
    Bhopal, July 19 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker N.P. Prajapati asked state Home Minister Bala Bachchan to defer his reply to a debate on his department's grants as the state police chief was absent from the House.
Karnataka CM misses Governor's second deadline for floor rest (2nd Lead)
Complete lawlessness in UP, alleges Congress (Lead)
  • Complete lawlessness in UP, alleges Congress (Lead)(19:30)
    New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Congress on Friday slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for detaining party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi in Mirzapur and said that there was complete lawlessness in the state.
Triple H presents England customised WWE Championship belt
  • Triple H presents England customised WWE Championship belt(19:26)
    New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The accolades are still flowing for the England cricket team who won the 2019 World Cup after a dramatic tied final against New Zealand on Sunday. The latest has come from WWE Superstar Triple H. The star has not only tweeted his regards for the team, but also announced that Eoin Morgan and boys will be presented with a custom made WWE Championship belt.
PKL 7: Five all-rounders who could steal the show
  • PKL 7: Five all-rounders who could steal the show(19:24)
    Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) A team management would always want a balanced mix of attack and defence. Having good all-rounders helps on this front which is the reason why such players tend to fetch big price tags during the player drafts. All-rounders can revive their team with their tackles or fetch raid points whenever needed.
ED attaches Rs 3.10 crore of Devas Multimedia
  • ED attaches Rs 3.10 crore of Devas Multimedia(19:22)
    New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 3.10 crore of Devas Multimedia Pvt Ltd (DMPL), Bengaluru, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) regarding a case where the company promised to deliver multimedia services to the ISRO and its commercial arm Antrix Corp Ltd.
RIL Q1 consolidated net profit up 6.8% to Rs 10,104 cr
  • RIL Q1 consolidated net profit up 6.8% to Rs 10,104 cr(19:18)
    New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported 6.8 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended June 30 of financial year 2019-20, on a year-on-year (YoY) basis.
  • Kerala to set up state-of-the-art Space Park in Thiruvananthapuram(19:16)
    Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) In a bid to become a major manufacturing hub for space-related technology, and attract global start-ups working on research and development in the space sector, the Kerala government will set up the country's first state-of-the-art Space Systems Park in the state capital
  • Ghaziabad police books ex-SHO for extortion(19:16)
    Ghaziabad, July 19 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Police has registered an FIR against a former SHO and two sub-inspectors for allegedly torturing and extorting money from a railway contractor after implicating him in a false case.
Rose Valley case: ED quizzes Bengali superstar Prasenjit
Tendulkar 'humbled & happy' to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
  • Tendulkar 'humbled & happy' to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame(19:14)
    London, July 19 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar thanked his family, friends and fans after being inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame, alongside retired South Africa pacer Allan Donald and former Australia woman fast bowler Cathryn Fitzpatrick.
Cigarette butts significantly damage plant growth
  • Cigarette butts significantly damage plant growth(19:10)
    London, July 19 (IANS) Cigarette butts -- the most common form of litter on the planet -- significantly reduce plant growth as their presence in the soil affects the germination success and shoot length (the length of the stem), find researchers.
Imran Khan will fly to US by Qatar Airways: Aide
Lightning kills 7 Dalit children in Bihar
  • Lightning kills 7 Dalit children in Bihar(19:04)
    Patna, July 19 (IANS) Eight people, including seven children, were killed in Bihar's Nawada district on Friday when they were struck by lightning, officials said. All the victims belonging to the Mushahar community, poorest of the poor Dalits.
Bengal mulls using drones to improve healthcare in remote areas
  • Bengal mulls using drones to improve healthcare in remote areas(19:02)
    Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) In order to improve healthcare services in the remote areas of the state, the West Bengal government is thinking of using high-tech drones for connecting critical patients with hospitals and to facilitate immediate availability of supplies like blood reports from the labs and so on.
'Secret handshake' detected between sperm and uterus
  • 'Secret handshake' detected between sperm and uterus(18:58)
    New York, July 19 (IANS) A team of researchers has discovered the making of a "secret handshake" between sperm and the cells lining the uterus that finally let one sperm out of nearly 200 million to make it through and fertilise a single egg, say researchers.
Chinese consulate planning to bring more tourists to Kolkata during Durga Puja
Five licensed weapons used in Sonbhadra killings
  • Five licensed weapons used in Sonbhadra killings(18:56)
    New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Five weapons -- one single-barreled gun, three double-barreled guns and a rifle -- were used in Wednesday's carnage in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra in which at least 10 Gond tribals were killed.
Indian animation film to open Critics' Week at Venice
Four jackal pups saved in Mathura
  • Four jackal pups saved in Mathura(18:50)
    Mathura, July 19 (IANS) Four jackal pups, around a fortnight old, were on Friday rescued by a team of Wildlife SOS from a field in Barari village.
  • Nothing more can be done about shooting at 2022 CWG: NRAI(18:50)
    New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India's attempts at trying to get the Commmonwealth Games Federation to reverse its decision of removing shooting from the Games Programme for 2022 have come to a dead end. The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) Secretary Rajiv Bhatia said that there is nothing that it can do now that the organising committee has taken a final call on the matter.