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 Stories dated 2020-06-06

Paul McCartney: Need to work together to overcome racism
Come out of illusion, Delhi is in community transmission stage: Ex-ICMR chief
  • Come out of illusion, Delhi is in community transmission stage: Ex-ICMR chief(19:44)
    New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) After witnessing an onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic for so many days, Delhi, where over a thousand coronavirus cases are popping up daily, has entered into Stage 3 or community transmission stage, said the former chief of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), N.K. Ganguly.
IMPPA writes to Maharashtra CM calling shooting guidelines 'impractical'
  • IMPPA writes to Maharashtra CM calling shooting guidelines 'impractical'(19:44)
    Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) After Indian Film and Television Directors Association (IFTDA) wrote a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, seeking reconsideration of certain guidelines by the state to resume film shooting, another film body, Indian Motion Pictures Producers' Association (IMPPA), has written to the chief minister calling the guidelines "impractical".
I will live over 20 years more: Dalai Lama assures followers
Messi, Suarez return to training with team at Camp Nou
  • Messi, Suarez return to training with team at Camp Nou(19:41)
    Barcelona, June 6 (IANS) Barcelona captain Lionel Messi returned to training at Camp Nou with the rest of the team. Striker Luis Suarez also returned having fully recuperated from a knee injury for which he underwent surgery in January.
378 new cases take Karnataka's Covid-19 tally to 5,213
  • 378 new cases take Karnataka's Covid-19 tally to 5,213(19:35)
    Bengaluru, June 6 (IANS) Karnataka registered 378 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, breaching the 5,000-mark to settle at 5,213, said an official, here on Saturday. "New cases reported from Friday 5 p.m. to Saturday 6 p.m. is 378," said a health official.
TN returning to normalcy ahead of Gujarat, Maharashtra: CM
No loitering in Punjab malls, no 'prasad' distribution in religious places
  • No loitering in Punjab malls, no 'prasad' distribution in religious places(19:29)
    Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) The Punjab government on Saturday announced to open malls from Monday with guidelines that the visitors must have COVA app on their mobiles, besides their entry will be restricted to no loitering and trial of clothing. In temples and gurdwaras, there will be no ‘prasad' distribution.
Goa mosques,churches to remain shut, for now (Ld)
  • Goa mosques,churches to remain shut, for now (Ld)(19:29)
    Panaji, June 6 (IANS) Mosques in Goa will continue to remain shut at least till June 30 and even churches in the coastal state will not reopen on June 8, even though Chief Minister Pramod Sawant had given the go-ahead for reopening of religious places as per central government guidelines.
Kareena steps out for a jog, fans are inspired
BJP men attacking CPI-M sponsored COVID-19 relief camps, alleges party
Lockdown diaries: Actor Karan Aanand shoots short film at home
One held for feeding firecracker-laced ball to cow
For second day in row, new cases in Kerala cross 100
After NGT probe, Cong demands Telangana Minister's ouster
  • After NGT probe, Cong demands Telangana Minister's ouster(19:09)
    Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) The opposition Congress has demanded resignation of Telangana Minister K.T. Rama Rao after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday ordered probe into alleged violations in an environmentally protected area on the city's outskirts.
NGT orders probe into farmhouse expansion by Telangana CM's son
Malaika Arora decodes right way of drinking water
On this day: Brian Lara breaks the 500-run barrier
  • On this day: Brian Lara breaks the 500-run barrier(19:06)
    New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The summer of 1994 in cricket is often called the summer of Brian Lara. The West Indies batting great had already established himself as one of the most promising talents in the world going into the year, but between April and June, Lara etched himself in the history books with two record breaking innings.
Paras, Mahira to star in new Meet Bros music video
  • Paras, Mahira to star in new Meet Bros music video(19:06)
    Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" housemates Paras Chhabra and Mahira Sharma are back to impress fans with their chemistry after the recent video of the song, "Baarish". The pair will now be seen in the music video of Meet Bros' new composition, "Hashtag love".
ISRO signs MoU with ARIES for space situational awareness
  • ISRO signs MoU with ARIES for space situational awareness(19:06)
    Chennai, June 6 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Aryabhatta Research Institute (ARIES) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and Astrophysics.
Ganga Ram Hospital booked for 'violating' Covid-19 testing guidelines
  • Ganga Ram Hospital booked for 'violating' Covid-19 testing guidelines(18:57)
    New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Hours after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal warned private hospitals in Delhi, a case was registered against Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here on charge of violating ICMR guidelines on novel coronavirus testing following a state government complaint.
Bending genres, the Hariharan way
  • Bending genres, the Hariharan way(18:57)
    New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) As the only Indian musician to be part of the special music video created during the lockdown, 'I am Standing With You', which witnessed 170 musicians from six continents come together in support of the United Nations Foundations' 'COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the WHO', Hariharan says it was completely his kind of song -- soulful.
Hard to believe Ronaldo is 35 when you see him train: De Ligt
  • Hard to believe Ronaldo is 35 when you see him train: De Ligt(18:53)
    Turin, June 6 (IANS) Juventus centre back Matthijs de Ligt said that it is difficult to believe that Cristiano Ronaldo is 35-years-old when one sees him training. Calling the Portuguese superstar as the best striker of his generation, 20-year-old De Ligt said that Ronaldo is a huge example for younger players.
Hearing impaired girl, many children win the Covid battle
Congress can help send Deve Gowda to Rajya Sabha: Party leader
  • Congress can help send Deve Gowda to Rajya Sabha: Party leader(18:42)
    Bengaluru, June 6 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Karnataka is open to supporting Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo and former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda's election to the Rajya Sabha if he chooses to contest the June 19 biennial elections to Upper House of Parliament, a party official said on Saturday.