- Anamika to Priya -- Multiple jobs, multiple identities(09:46)
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) From Anamika Shukla to Anamika Singh and finally Priya. The primary school teacher who was found to be teaching simultaneously in 25 schools, not only has multiple jobs but also multiple identities.
- Smack concealed in watermelons seized in UP(09:40)
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), June 7 (IANS) The Shamli police has seized 4.5 kg smack concealed in watermelons and arrested two persons in this regard. The seized contraband is valued at around Rs 4.5 crore in the international market, police said on Sunday.
- 20,000 protesters participate in Chicago demonstration(09:40)
Chicago, June 7 (IANS) An estimated 20,000 protesters participated in the "Chicago March of Justice" to demand justice for George Floyd, the unarmed African-American who died in police custody on May 25 in Minneapolis.
- B'desh to reimpose lockdown to quell COVID-19 spread(09:26)
Dhaka, June 7 (IANS) In an effort to quell the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bangladesh government has planned to reimpose area-wise lockdowns in capital Dhaka and elsewhere in the country, a senior Health Ministry official said here.
- Iraq extends curfew for another week(09:24)
Baghdad, June 7 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have decided to extend the incumbent curfew to another week after the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country jumped to more than 11,000.
- Thousands of protesters march to Washington D.C.(09:16)
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Chanting slogans while holding placards, thousands of protesters marched to Washington, D.C., staging what is expected to be the largest demonstration in the US capital against racial injustice and police brutality.
- New York state steps up reopening(09:08)
New York, June 7 (IANS) The US state of New York is reopening faster than expected due to the progress in various metrics in combating COVID-19.
- Good policies need competent execution (Column: Spy's Eye)(09:08)
It is extremely thoughtful of the Modi government to designate the next phase of counter corona measures as Unlock 1 in which the basics of lockdown observance at the personal level and in the 'containment zones' remain unchanged but the focus is on the reopening of socio-economic life.
- The Good And The Ugly Of Film Fraternity (Column: B-Town)(09:06)
Film fraternity has lately been divided into a Pro and Anti-establishment groups. How does it help them in any way to further their prospects or, otherwise, project them as activists or social crusaders? All that their stand taken on various issues is succeeding in creating controversy, name calling and trading of insults. The film fraternity does not take kindly to controversial people and keeps them at arm's length.
- Sargun Mehta: Lockdown made me extremely annoyed initially(08:24)
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) With no shooting and almost zero contact with people outside, actress Sargun Mehta found it difficult dealing with the lockdown initially. Like many others, she had her "ups and downs" during the quarantine period, too.
- Kutle Khan: We will have to adjust to new working style post pandemic(07:25)
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Rajasthani folk singer Kutle Khan says the music industry has suffered adversely with growing financial losses due to the shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. He feels only time will show how the industry will get back on track in the future.
- Is this why Big B-starrer 'Shoebite' never released?(05:04)
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) While several posts have been floating around for quite some time speculating why Shoojit Sircars Amitabh Bachchan-starrer "Shoebite" never released till date, the films original producer Shailendra Singh has come out and revealed what he claims is the real the reason. Singh also says he is ready to buy his film back and release it because it "deserves to see the light of day".
- Liquor traders surrender business in MP(00:34)
Indore/Bhopal/ Jabalpur, June 7 (IANS) The cash-strapped Madhya Pradesh government, keen to reopen liquor shops and raise some quick money, will now have to either take over the liquor trade or refloat tenders for the business for private players.
- India surpasses Spain, ranked 5th worst-hit COVID-19 country(00:13)
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) As per the calculation noted on Saturday with biggest-ever jump of 9,887 new COVID-19 cases, India has now become the fifth worst coronavirus-hit country in the world surpassing Spain with around 244,000 cases.