- Migrant workers to give makeover to UP schools(25 minutes ago)
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh education department has decided to employ migrant workers in all 75 districts to give a makeover to government -- run primary and upper primary schools in the state.
- Recite prayers from home: Dalai Lama's appeal on his birthday(26 minutes ago)
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Revered globally as a 'living god', Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who transcends all barriers of religion, language and even distances, turned 85 on Monday and his followers began the global virtual celebrations to dedicate him the 'Year of Gratitude'.
- Veggies on the rise, prices soar by up to 200%(23:30)
By Pramod Kumar Jha
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The prices of food items, including vegetables, have started to skyrocket even as the coronavirus crisis shows no sign of abating. The prices of vegetables, in particular, have increased quite significantly with retail prices of almost all kinds rising from 25 per cent to 200 per cent.
- Chandigarh, Ladakh, U'khand among 5 states/UTs with 80% Covid recovery(21:01)
By Rajnish Singh
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Chandigarh, Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan are among top five states and Union Territories (UTs) where 80 per cent of COVID-infected patients have been cured so far, a positive sign amid reports of spike in overall confirmed cases in the country.
- Chorus grows for CBI inquiry into Sushant's death(18:24)
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Over two weeks after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's reported suicide, the demand for a CBI probe to investigate his death is now gaining momentum in his hometown Patna.
- Himachal to set up 100 parks for elderly(16:24)
Shimla, July 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has started the process to set up 100 'panchvati' parks and gardens for creating recreational space for the elderly in all 78 blocks of the rural areas of the state, officials said on Sunday.
- Resetting India's national security vision (Beyond Gandhi-I)(15:42)
BY UDAY MAHURKAR
(The author presents his thesis on why it is time for a new security doctrine based on the vision of Veer Savarkar-Subhash Chandra Bose and an honest admission that Gandhiji did great things for India but his ideology of complete non-violence and Hindu-Muslim unity was, according to the author, at the cost of Hindus and resulted in much damage to the nation and is bedeviling it even today. This is the first of two articles on the subject)
- Online searches drop for Tik ToK, WeChat, ShareIT as India bans Chinese apps(15:41)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese owned apps has impacted online searches for those apps. A study found that on the June 29, the day the ban was imposed there was a 229 percent increase in the number of searches for Tik Tok and a 255 percent increase in the number of searches for WeChat. On the same day, the percentage increase in the number of times apps like Weibo, Shareit, and UC Browser were 57, 78, and 82 percent, respectively, reveals study by SEMrush.
- Don't let your 50s stop you from being fit and fabulous(15:40)
By Dhara Tanna
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) In an endeavour to stay healthy and build an immunity during the Covid-19 pandemic, people all over India have a heightened sense of awareness with regards to their fitness. The importance of staying active and engaging in some form of exercise is at the top of everyone's mind.
- Monsoon health: Pay attention to food-borne illness(15:40)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The Monsoons have arrived and the season brings with it plethora of illnesses. From waterborne disease like Jaundice and Typhoid to vector borne diseases such as Dengue and Malaria, one ought to be prepared for these. Food-borne illnesses pose a grave danger as well! These are a result of consuming contaminated food or water that has high amounts of bacteria, viruses or other pathogens.
- Meet exotic birds in live session series(15:21)
By Siddhi Jain
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The lockdown may have had us homebound, but it has opened endless virtual opportunities of e-learning and entertainment. If you a bird enthusiast, Mumbai's interactive bird park, is offering a series of four live sessions with their exotic celebrity birds - that they term 'celebirdies' - starting July 14.
- IRW gears up for 2nd Instagram edition(15:20)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Indian Federation for Fashion Development's (IFFD) will be holding the second Instagram edition of the fashion event India Runway Week from September 17-20.
- '5k hospital beds arranged to treat Covid patients in Bengaluru'(15:20)
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) In light of the rise in number of COVID-19 cases, the Karnataka government has arranged for nearly 5,000 beds in state-run and private hospitals across this tech city to treat coronavirus infected patients, state Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar said on Sunday.
- How to stay safe while eating outdoors(15:20)
By Siddhi Jain
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Eating out? If you are planning a picnic, barbeque, or meal under the summer sun, remember to practice social distancing, keep a 6 feet distance from those who you don't live with. It's important to be cautious, protecting yourself and others from a COVID-19 infection.
- Deepika's trainer gets you fit(15:01)
By IANSlife Features
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Fitness enthusiasts can now work and get a session with Deepika Padukone's personal trainer Nam Wook as part of travel platform Airbnb's 'At Home With Airbnb' initiative. Wook shows you how to get fit at home using only your body weight.
- Market momentum likely to take a pause(14:46)
By Arun Kejriwal
The week gone by began on a subdued note losing on the first two trading days and then gaining on the next three to end the week on a strong note. BSESENSEX gained 850.15 points or 2.42 per cent to close at 36,021.42 points while NIFTY gained 224.35 points or 2.16 per cent to close at 10,607.35 points. The broader market saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 1.95 per cent, 1.77 and 1.63 respectively. BSEMIDCAP gained 0.23 per cent while BSESMALLCAP was the odd one out losing 0.22 per cent.