- Odisha reports 9th corona death(11:40)
Bhubaneswar, June 7 (IANS) Odisha on Sunday reported ninth coronavirus death as a 55-year-old male patient from Ganjam district succumbed to the infection, the Health Department said.
- Laxman pays tribute to Yuvraj's 'unwavering spirit'(11:38)
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Former India cricketer V.V.S Laxman heaped praise on his former teammate Yuvraj Singh and spoke about his achievements in the sport despite going through rough times physically off the field.
- George Floyd protests in US turn into movement(11:38)
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Protests across the US triggered by the May 25 death of African-American man George Floyd in police custody appeared to have turned into a nationwide movement as cities and towns saw an unprecedented outpouring of demonstrators demanding an end to racism.
- Just learnt what kalu meant when I played for Sunrisers in IPL: Sammy(11:28)
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy expressed anger upon realising the meaning of the word 'kaalu' which he says was used to refer to him and Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera when the pair played for Indian Premier League (IPL) side Sunrisers Hyderabad.
- Two killed in Delhi accident(11:26)
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Two persons were killed in an accident in Vikaspuri area of Delhi, police said on Sunday.
- Pak govt approves CPEC's $7.2bn strategic project(11:24)
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Pakistan Railways Mainline-I Project – the lone strategic project of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – cleared its first hurdle when the government approved it at a cost of $7.2 billion.
- Would appeal my ban if Ganguly becomes ICC Chairman: Kaneria(11:06)
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Tainted Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria endorsed former India captain Sourav Ganguly for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman's post. Kaneria further said that he would appeal his suspension if Ganguly becomes chairman.
- Locust invasion threatens entire country: Pak SC told(11:00)
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) The government of Pakistan's Punjab province told the Supreme Court that the entire country was under a serious threat of locust invasion if the menace was not contained in the breeding regions.
- Pak saw highest inflation in the world during 2020: SBP(10:50)
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) For Pakistans residents, fiscal year 2020 was the worst year as they witnessed highest inflation in the world forcing policy makers to increase interest rate, according to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).
- India-China talks to resolve Ladakh standoff to continue: MEA(10:46)
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Ministry of External Affairs on Sunday said that India and China have agreed to "peacefully resolve" the standoff in Ladakh in accordance with various bilateral agreements. The Ministry stressed that military and diplomatic dialogue will continue to resolve the situation in eastern Ladakh.
- Apple Watch ECG feature coming to Japan and Brazil(10:44)
San Francisco, June 7 (IANS) Apple Watch's ECG feature as well as irregular heart rhythm notifications have saved many lives globally and now the tech giant is looking to extend the ECG feature to Japan and Brazil, based on recent government filings.
- With over 2.46L corona cases, India now 5th worst affected(10:42)
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India's single day spike in COVID-19 cases inched towards 10,000 on Sunday, a Health Ministry data revealed. At least 287 people died in the last 24 hours due to the disease. A total of 9,971 new COVID-19 cases in a single day have been reported, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 2,46,628. And with this India surpassed Spain to become the fifth worst pandemic hit country globally.
- Nations ensure ocean sustainability: Commonwealth Sec-Gen(10:40)
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A day ahead of World Oceans Day, the Commonwealth Secretary-General on Sunday urged governments to ensure their countries' post-Covid economic recoveries are environmentally sustainable and safe for the ocean.
- Over 1,000 corona samples to be tested daily in Agra(10:22)
Agra, June 7 (IANS) Authorities will now be able to ensure testing of over 1,000 suspected coronavirus samples daily in the city as the SN Medical College will start operating a True-Net machine that gives results within an hour or two, officials said on Sunday.
- China no longer has serious coronavirus patients(10:22)
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) There is no serious COVID-19 patient left in China, the health authorities said on Sunday, even as the country reported six new cases of the novel coronavirus, three more than a day ago.
- Race riots in US and walk of the dispossessed in India (Comment)(10:08)
A passionate appraisal of the widespread anger at George Floyd's murder by a white policeman that newspaper columns are full off, inspires no lasting change in race relations. Establishments have entrenched themselves too securely. In India the jury is out: will the establishment be able to contain street level eruption of discontent. It has never been tested on a scale it will surely be once the lockdown has been lifted.