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Will Lockdown be Extended or is Some Relief Planned For Less Affected Areas? Here's The Plan After May 3

Speaking to a leading news channel, a government source revealed that there is no plan to extend the lockdown, however, restrictions will continue in containment zones owing to the large number of coronavirus cases. Sources adeded that train and flight services would remain suspended but people might be allowed to travel within the city. Offices may also resume under some restrictions. ........Read more

Railways Ferries 20 Litre Camel Milk From Rajasthan To Mumbai For Autistic Child

The railways transported 20 litres of camel milk to a family in Mumbai after a woman tweeted about its non-availability for her three-and-a-half-year-old autistic child, who is allergic to goat, cow and buffalo milk. This good deed of the railways came to light on Saturday when senior IPS officer Arun Bothra tweeted about it. "20 lts. camel milk reached Mumbai by train last night. The family has kindly shared part of it with another needy person in the city. Thanking Sh.Tarun Jain, CPTM, North-West Railways who ensured an unscheduled halt to pick the container," Bothra said in a tweet.........Read more

In Canada election, Indian-origin leader may play kingmaker to Justin Trudeau

Indian-origin Canadian Jagmeet Singh-led NDP, which won 24 seats in the general election, is likely to emerge as the "kingmaker" where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party held onto power in a nail-biting poll.........Read more

Facebook’s Portal is getting WhatsApp support and launching internationally

Facebook announced at its annual F8 developer conference today that its Portal and Portal Plus video calling devices will soon be available in Canada and Europe, starting this fall. The device will also support WhatsApp calls, and all calls will have end-to-end encryption. ........Read more

Fugitive Businessman Nirav Modi Arrested in London, to be Produced in Court Shortly

Fugitive businessman Nirav Modi, the main accused in the PNB scam case, was arrested in London by Scotland Yard, two days after the Westminster Court issued a warrant against him. ........Read more

Socialism 2.0? Akhilesh Yadav accused of taking away ACs, bathroom fittings and Italian marble from official bungalow

Akhilesh Yadav accused of taking away ACs, bathroom fittings and Italian marble from the official bungalow. The UP Estate Department has made some startling charges against the former CM.........Read more

West Bengal Ram Navami violence: Sixty people arrested; internet services suspended in Ranigunj, Asansol

Sixty people have been arrested in West Bengal's Asansol so far following violence over a Ram Navami procession. The authorities also suspended internet services and issued prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in Asansol and Ranigunj.........Read more

Oyo in talks to raise up to $800 million in fresh funding

Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd, which operates Oyo Rooms, is in early talks with existing investors led by SoftBank Group and two new investors to raise its next round in order to increase its presence in the country as well as accelerate its international expansion.........Read more

Turmeric is more effective than paracetamol or ibuprofen at healing injuries

The study suggests that naturally-derived, curcumin-based product could represent a promising safe, analgesic remedy in painful osteo-muscular conditions associated with intense, high impact, physical activities. The researchers further believe that curcumin may also benefit sufferers of inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis patients, without causing the complications associated with many existing treatments.........Read more

Pawan Kalyan starrer 'Agnyaathavaasi’s' trailer is out!

After months of waiting for the makers of Pawan Kalyan's 'Agnyaathavaasi' finally unveiled the trailer of the filmmaking fans go crazy over it. The one-minute-thirty-five-second trailer is visually rich and showcases Pawan at his best.........Read more

Scientists solve puzzle of turning graphite into diamond

The answer largely comes down to a matter of speed—or in chemistry terms, the reaction kinetics. Using a brand new type of simulation, the researchers identified the lowest-energy pathways in the graphite-to-diamond transition and found that the transition to hexagonal diamond is about 40 times faster than the transition to cubic diamond. Even when cubic diamond does begin to form, a large amount of hexagonal diamond is still mixed in.........Read more

Music, drugs stimulate same part of brain: study

The same brain-chemical system that is stimulated by listening to our favourite music also mediates the feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs and tasty food, researchers have found.........Read more

Sheena murder: Deposition of witnesses may begin from Feb 23

The deposition of prosecution witnesses in the Sheena Bora murder case is likely to start from February 23. As a part of it, the trial court on Saturday has directed CBI to hand over the list of its witnesses to defence lawyers. Special CBI prosecutor Bharat Badami told the court that security …........Read more

Why men talk and act dirty in bed

“He calls me bitch every time we make out. He also gets aggressive the times I say I am not in the mood. There are days, you know, when I don’t want to be touched at all, or would rather talk. I am stunned and scared at his propensity for violence and worry what if he hits me… I have been single for a decade and he’s a nice guy otherwise… but… every time he calls me 'whore' or 'bitch’, I feel so very cheap."........Read more

Have proof of surgical strikes along LoC, but will not release it: Centre

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and a section of Congress leaders have been calling for evidence, couching it as a must to debunk “Pakistan propaganda” that the raid was nothing but cross-border fighting.........Read more

Under-age marriages are more common among Indian men

Data put out by the Annual Health Survey for 2012-13, shows that a higher percentage of men marry below their legal age of 21 years, as against percentage of women who marry below the age of 18 years in nine states in the country. These states include Assam, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand........Read more

Terrorists target Army camp in J&K's Baramulla

Terrorists targeted the 46 Rashtriya Rifles Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district late Sunday evening. Heavy firing started at around 10.30pm as two-three terrorists opened fire at the camp just days after the Uri terror attack which claimed lives of 19 soldiers.........Read more

Minorities Panel Chief Comes Out Openly Against Triple Talaq

Claiming the triple talaq issue has the potential to escalate and cause eventual de-recognition of Muslim Personal Law and imposition of uniform civil code, the Chairman of State Minorities Commission that serves Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has urged the AIMPLB to change its stance on it.........Read more

Have We Really Just Seen The Birth Of A Black Hole?

According to a recent study by a team from Ohio State University, astronomers may have witnessed the formation of a black hole for the first time. Using images taken by the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) and Hubble Space Telescope (HST), he and his colleagues conducted a series of observations of a red supergiant star named N6946-BH1.........Read more

Streets Of Dhaka Turned Into Rivers Of Blood As Remains Of Animals Get Mixed With Water

Constant downpour caused waterlogging in many parts of Dhaka. The residents knew that their city corporation had failed in ensuring that the city’s drainage system functions properly. But they were in for a sight they perhaps did not imagine on Eid-ul-Adha or Bakri Eid, when goats are slaughtered as sacrifice.........Read more

Voices Under the Rubble After Earthquake Hits Italy, 247 Dead  

The quake struck when most residents were asleep, razing homes and buckling roads in a cluster of communities.........Read more

Federal Reserve close to hitting job and inflation targets : Stanley Fischer

The Federal Reserve is close to hitting its targets for full employment and 2 percent inflation, the Fed's No. 2 policymaker said on Sunday in comments that did not address when the U.S. central bank...........Read more

Cong divided over issues of national security: BJP

The BJP reaction came after Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for raking up the Balochistan issue in his Independence Day address to the nation from the Red Fort here.........Read more

Security challenges have only grown

India from independence in 1947 has matured politically, economically and militarily. The nation has been able to ward off major threats in this span of time. Its military capability was initially ignored, as Jawaharlal Nehru felt military power was ........Read more

Future of banking in today’s digital world

Bill Gates’s now famous statement that “people need banking, not banks” lays down the gauntlet to the financial services industry heavyweights and is a call-to-action to legions of fintech start-ups.........Read more

CAG suggests cuts in censor board’s way of working

The auditor came down heavily on the Ministry for not furnishing reasons for not recording the delay. Ministry sources put the blame on producers, saying they do not deposit the DVDs of their films wi........Read more

Relief for FC Goa: ISL revokes point-penalty on club, removes ban on co-owners after appeal

The Indian Super League's (ISL) appeals panel on Friday removed the ban on FC Goa co-founders and co-owners Shrinivas V.A Dempo and Dattaraj V. Salgaocar and also revoked a 15-point sanction, thus allowing the club to start their 2016 ISL campaign on par with the other teams in the league.........Read more

New book claims Advani was stopped from attending BJP meet that named Modi as PM candidate

New book claims Advani was stopped from attending BJP meet that named Modi as PM candidate - LK Advani's former aide Vishwambhar Srivastava released a book on Friday titled 'Advani Ke Saath 32 Saal' (32 Years With Modi).........Read more

Cybercrime sees 20% rise; UP, K'taka top list

Cybercrime has witnessed an alarming 20% rise in the country with Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka topping the list in the number of cases registered. The trend of cyber attacks, related to targeting websites and data theft among others, are also on the rise, with the first five months of 2016 witnessing 21,248 incidents.........Read more

Our men's hockey team will make India proud this Olympics

As new skipper PR Sreejesh and his boys spend the last few days at the final camp in Bangalore, the mood is one of optimism.........Read more

Fairfax to acquire 51% stake in Privi Organics for $55 million

Fairfax India Holdings Corporation to acquire 51 per cent equity ownership of Privi Organics for a consideration of approximately Rs 3.7 billion (approximately $55 million at current exchange rates). Fairfax has entered into a share subscription........Read more

Second Scottish independence referendum is highly likely after Brexit: Scotland First Minister

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Friday it is "highly likely" that Scotland will hold a second independence referendum because of Britain's decision to withdraw from the European Union.........Read more

China Opposes India's NSG Bid, Says Signing NPT a Must

China refuses on providing approval for India membership in NPT, Wang Qun Director General of China's Department of Arms Control said international community should insist on signing of NPT for being a member non member country.........Read more

Arvind Kejriwal's Barb At PM Modi After Being Named In Police Case

Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his name being included in a First Information Report or FIR in connection with the alleged tanker scam, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday "welcomed" the FIR and said he was "glad" that the PM has accepted that "his fight is directly with" the Aam Aadmi Party leader.........Read more

How an Apple saved Isro away from long-term dependence

he Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has become one of the first picks for countries looking to launch satellites.The situation was not always like this.........Read more

From Plate to Plough: With humility, on farmer income

As the Narendra Modi government completed two years in office, almost each arm of government issued hordes of advertisements celebrating achievements and delineating policies and programmes that were transforming India. The ministry of agriculture........Read more

The terror on our roads

We need to ask why India is one of the most harrowing places in the world to be a pedestrian, driver or passenger.........Read more

Government stalls Apple's bid for an edge in India

The govt has made it clear that its not in favour of Apple selling refurbished iPhones, as this is akin to dumping e-waste and not leading to any value.........Read more

AP EAMCET Result 2016 to be declared tomorrow on May 9, 2016 | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

AP EAMCET Result 2016 to be declared tomorrow on May 9, 2016 - The AP EAMCET Result 2016 is scheduled to be announced tomorrow.........Read more

70 per cent want PM Modi to return to power after 5 years, says survey

Contradicting the recent debate over Modi wave fading away, the survey points out that while 62 per cent are satisfied with the performance of Modi government, 70 per cent want to him to remain PM till 2024.........Read more