Saudi Arabia, US firms eye stakes in Reliance's Jio

Two more firms are eyeing a share of Reliance Industries Ltd's $65-billion digital unit Jio Platforms, according to Bloomberg News, setting them up to be a part of a growing list of firms that have recently invested in the Indian company.U.S. private equity firm General Atlantic is considering investing about $850 million to $950 million in

Spotify Inks Licensing Deal With Saregama For India Market Read more at: https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/spotify-inks-licensing-deal-with-saregama-for-india-market Copyright © BloombergQuint

Music streaming service Spotify on Monday said it has signed a licensing partnership with Saregama for the India market. The partnership will enable Spotify users in India to access Saregama's entire catalogue that spans across film, Carnatic, Hindustani cla

Children among biggest victims of Covid-19 lockdown with multiple side-effects: CRY report

A survey done among parents has reported more agitation, increased screen-exposure and changed eating pattern among children during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).The survey conducted by Child Rights and You (CRY), a non-government organisation working for the children, also reported increased bond between chil

149 flights from 31 countries in Phase 2 of Vande Bharat

The government will operate 149 flights from 31 countries, including the US, Australia and France, during the second phase of the repatriation of Indian citizens stranded abroad from May 16.People will be allowed to board the flights, including feeder flights in the destination countries and within India, only after being thoroughly screened and provided they are

‘He’s unbelievable’: Former Pakistan batsman says Virat Kohli is ‘best across formats’

Virat Kohli is a name that has become synonymous with modern-day cricket. The India captain has garnered massive fan following all over the world. In every stadium he goes on to play, hoards of cricket fans chant “Kohli, Kohli”, whenever he comes out to bat. Kohli has often found himself facing scrutiny from the media and opposition team’s players for his fiery demeanour on th

Canada expedites process for temporary workers to start new jobs

A new government policy is allowing temporary foreign workers, who already have a job offer in Canada, to start working while their application is being processed.The government says this will drastically reduce the time it takes for a temporary worker to start

ਬੀ.ਸੀ. ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵਲੋਂ ਮਈ ਦੇ ਅੱਧ ਤੱਕ ਅਰਥਵਿਵਸਥਾ ਮੁੜ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਕਰਨ ਦੀ ਤਿਆਰੀ

ਵਿਕਟੋਰੀਆ : ਬ੍ਰਿਟਿਸ਼ ਕੋਲੰਬਿਆ ਦੇ ਪ੍ਰੀਮੀਅਰ ਜੌਨ ਹੋਰਗਨ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਮਈ ਦੇ ਅੱਧ ਤੱਕ ਬ੍ਰਿਟਿਸ਼ ਕੋਲੰਬੀਆ ‘ਚ ਅਰਥਵਿਵਸਥਾ ਅਤੇ ਕੰਮਕਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਅਤ ਢੰਗ ਮੁੜ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਤਿ

14 RPF personnel among 37 test +ve

With 37 fresh cases today, the state count of Covid-19 patients has reached 1,914. A 39-year-old man in Amritsar succumbed to the deadly virus. According to a media bulletin, Ludhiana district topped the chart with 16 cases, followed by Jalandhar 9, Fatehgarh Sahib 8, and one case each at Fazilka, Patiala, Amritsar and Kapurthala.Railway Protection For

Australian children slowly resume school as coronavirus curbs eased

Children in some Australian states began returning to school on Monday after an extended break due to the new coronavirus, as the country's rate of new infections continued to slow.Students of New South Wales, the most populous state, and the northern state of Queensland began going back to school on a limited basis to lessen the risk of spreading the

Getting close to reality

The creative director of Tumbbad, Anand Gandhi, has been busy these days writing the screenplay for his next film. Titled Emergence, the film has been in development for the last five years. The story follows four scientists, as they race against a deadly pandemic to save the world from devastation. The screenplay has turned out to be eerily prophetic, but in the wake of t

183 stranded Indians brought back from Muscat

An Air India Express flight brought back 183 passengers stranded in Muscat, said an airline official.According to the official, flight IX 350 flew in and touched down at the Anna International Airport here on the Tuesday late night.The passengers got out of the plane in small batches and were subjected to thermal scanning to record their bo

6,037 Indians flown back home in 31 flights

The government today said Air India and its subsidiary Air India Express have operated 31 inbound flights during the first five days of the Vande Bharat mission and brought home 6,037 Indians.Officials in the Civil Aviation Ministry said Air India and Air India Express are scheduled to operate 64 flights between May 7 and May 14 to bring in approximate

F1: Vettel to leave Ferrari after 2020 season

Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel on Tuesday said he would leave Ferrari at the end of the season, saying there was no "common desire" to work together any more.No replacement was named for Vettel, who dominated F1 with Red Bull before switching to the Italian marque in 2015. He said his departure was a "joint decision".

Sumo wrestler infected with coronavirus dies in Japan

A 28-year-old sumo wrestler infected with the novel coronavirus has died, becoming the first sumo wrestler to die from the deadly virus, the Japan Sumo Association announced on Wednesday.Wrestler Shobushi, whose real name is Kiyotaka Suetake, was hospitalised last month, died on Wednesday in a Tokyo hospital due to multiple organ failure related to the

Trump approval rating dips amid mounting coronavirus death toll

More Americans have grown critical of President Donald Trump over the past month as the death toll mounts from the coronavirus pandemic and he now trails Democratic challenger Joe Biden by 8 percentage points among registered voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday.The poll conducted on Monday and Tuesday showed that 41% o

As Trump urges reopening, thousands getting sick on the job

Even as President Donald Trump urges getting people back to work and reopening the economy, an Associated Press analysis shows thousands of people are getting sick from COVID-19 on the job.Recent figures show a surge of infections in meatpacking and poultry-processing plants. There’s been a spike of new cases among construction workers in Austin, Texas, where tha

28 more die of COVID-19 in Mumbai; case tally nears 15,000

The coronavirus tally in the city shot up to 14,781 on Tuesday with the detection of 426 new cases, while the toll rose to 556 with 28 more deaths, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.The BMC said civic-run hospitals, including KEM and Nair, have started administering a new medicine, tocilizumab (an injection), to help improve health cond

Wuhan to test entire population after new virus cluster: State media

Wuhan plans to conduct COVID-19 tests on the Chinese city’s entire population after new cases emerged for the first time in weeks in the cradle of the global pandemic, state media reported on TuesdayOfficials have been ordered to submit plans, by noon on Tuesday, to administer nucleic acid tests on all residents in the city of 11 million people, acco

Howard Stern to Trump supporters: He hates you and so do I

Howard Stern says he and President Trump are both showmen who love a good time — and they both hate Trump supporters.

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SC refuses to transfer cases to CBI, grants protection to Arnab Goswami for 3 weeks

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to transfer to the CBI the criminal cases lodged against Republic TV Editor in-Chief Arnab Goswami for alleged defamatory news show telecast on April 21 in connection with the Palghar mob-lynching caseObserving that journalistic freedom lies at the core of freedom of speech and expression, the top court quas

Punjab recommends resumption of air, railways, public transport

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said his government has suggested the Centre to resume air, railways and inter-state bus services with reduced capacity. However, the state is not in favour of resumption of teaching in educational institutions till May 31, the chief minister said.Other su

Hockey icon Balbir Singh Sr dies at 95

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr, a three-time gold medallist at the Olympics, died Monday morning at the age of 95 in a Mohali hospital. One of the greatest hockey players of all time, Balbir Sr had been battling several age-related health problems for over two weeks. He breathed his last at 6.17amThe veteran was under observation at a private hospit

BSE launches e-KYC for onboarding of investors

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Tuesday launched e-KYC services on its mutual fund platform, a move that will provide seamless experience of onboarding to a new investorBesides, the exchange is planning to provide e-KYC services to stock brokers and other approved intermediaries in the near future, the BSE said.To p

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- ਕੋਰੋਨਾ ਵਾਇਰਸ ਨਾਮਕ ਭਿਆਨਕ ਮਹਾਮਾਰੀ ਦੇ ਨਾਲ ਅਮਰੀਕਾ ਬੁਰੀ ਤਰ੍ਹਾਂ ਜੂਝ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈ। ਇਸ ਵਿਚਕਾਰ ਬੀਤੇ ਦਿਨੀਂ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਟਰੰਪ ਦੀ ਗੋਲਫ ਖੇਡਣ ਦੀ ਤਸਵੀਰ ਸਾਹਮਣੇ ਆਈ

Trump insists on holding Independence Day celebrations, lawmakers express concern

ਵ੍ਹਾਈਟ ਹਾਊਸ ਨੇ ਮੰਗਲਵਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਕਿਹਾ ਕਿ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਡੋਨਾਲਡ ਟਰੰਪ ਨੇ 4 ਜੁਲਾਈ ਨੂੰ ਸੁਤੰਤਰਤਾ ਦਿਵਸ ਸਮਾਰੋਹ ਦਾ ਆਯੋਜਨ ਰਾਜਧਾਨੀ ਵਿਚ ਕਰਨ ਦਾ ਪੱਕਾ ਮਨ ਬਣਾ ਲਿਆ ਹੈ। ਭ

Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

Twitter on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by US President Donald Trump, warning that

Trump to announce strong Hong Kong response this week

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was working on a strong response to China’s planned national security

101 medics died of coronavirus: Russian health official

A Russian health official has said that 101 medics have died of the coronavirus, according to data provided by regional authorities.

Yogi takes U-turn, gives up on permission issue for migrants

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has taken a U-turn, two days after he declared that permission would be needed if other

Marriages are made in heaven…

To most would-be brides and grooms, this worldwide pandemic has caused heartache! It has thrown their wedding plans into disarray. While many have opted for rescheduling, some couples believe in being together… for better, for worse, in sickness and in health. These lockdown weddings are sure setting new rules and also some couple goals.Their engagement on March 16 at the Chan

Notice to Centre, RBI over plea on interest waiver

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Centre and the RBI on a plea seeking interest waiver on loans during the mora

Canada province promises justice after nursing home patients left in dirty diapers

Canada’s most populous province on Tuesday promised justice after soldiers helping manage the coronavirus outbreak in nursing home

4 Jalandhar hospital staffers among 25 +ve

As per the media bulletin, 10 cases were reported from Jalandhar, five Pathankot, four Hoshiarpur, two each from Ludhiana and Amritsar and one each from SBS Nagar and Faridkot.With 10 more testing positive in Jalandhar, the total number of cases has risen to 230 in the district. Four of the new patients are staff members of the local civil hospita

Martyrdom Day of Pancham Patshah Ji celebrated at Gurdwara Sri Ramsar Sahib

ਪੰਜਵੇਂ ਪਾਤਸ਼ਾਹ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਅਰਜਨ ਦੇਵ ਜੀ ਦਾ ਸ਼ਹੀਦੀ ਦਿਹਾੜਾ ਸ਼੍ਰੋਮਣੀ ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਾ ਪ੍ਰਬੰਧਕ ਕਮੇਟੀ ਵਲੋਂ ਸ਼ਰਧਾ ਭਾਵਨਾ ਨਾਲ ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਾ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਰਾਮਸਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਵਿਖੇ ਮਨਾਇਆ

Dust storms in Punjab and Haryana may lead to light rains

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਤੇ ਹਰਿਆਣਾ ਸਮੇਤ ਪੂਰਾ ਉੱਤਰ ਭਾਰਤ ਇਸ ਸਮੇਂ ਲੂ ਦੇ ਪ੍ਰਕੋਪ ਨਾਲ ਤੱਪ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈ। ਇਸ ਵਿਚਾਲੇ ਮੌਸਮ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਚੰਡੀਗੜ੍ਹ ਨੇ ਰਾਹਤ ਦੀ ਇਹ ਖਬਰ ਦਿੱਤੀ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਇਕ ਬਾਰ ਫਿਰ ਤ

PM reviews power sector, says state-specific solutions needed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasised on the need to enhance consumer satisfaction while increasing operational efficiency

Awaiting govt's scrutiny of 'small lives, big massacre monuments'

 ਕਾਂਗਰਸ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਸੱਤਾ 'ਚ ਆਏ ਸਾਢੇ ਤਿੰਨ ਸਾਲ ਤੋਂ ਵੱਧ ਦਾ ਸਮਾਂ ਹੋ ਚੁੱਕਾ ਹੈ ਪਰ ਮੁੱਖ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਕੈਪਟਨ ਅਮਰਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਦੇ ਰਾਜ 'ਚ ਵੀ ਕਰੋੜਾਂ ਰੁਪਏ ਦੀ ਲਾਗਤ ਨਾਲ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ

Delhiites can get relief from extreme heat today

ਭਾਰਤੀ ਮੌਸਮ ਵਿਗਿਆਨ ਵਿਭਾਗ ਨੇ ਅੱਜ ਭਾਵ ਵੀਰਵਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਉੱਤਰ ਭਾਰਤ 'ਚ ਜ਼ਿਆਦਾਤਰ ਤਾਪਮਾਨ 'ਚ ਕਮੀ ਆਉਣ ਦੀ ਸੰਭਾਵਨਾ ਜਤਾਈ ਹੈ, ਜਿਸ ਨਾਲ ਅੱਤ ਦੀ ਗਰਮੀ ਤੋਂ ਰਾਹਤ ਮਿਲੇਗੀ। ਦੱਸ

Union Ekta (Dakonda) hands over letter of demand to PM to DC regarding farmers' demands

ਅੱਜ ਕੁਲ ਹਿੰਦ ਕਿਸਾਨ ਸੰਘਰਸ਼ ਤਾਲਮੇਲ ਕਮੇਟੀ ਜਿਸ ਵਿਚ ਪੂਰੇ ਭਾਰਤ ਦੀਆਂ 250 ਦੇ ਕਰੀਬ ਲੋਕ ਪੱਖੀ ਜੱਥੇਬੰਦੀਆਂ ਸਮੇਤ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੀਆਂ 10 ਕਿਸਾਨ ਜੱਥੇਬੰਦੀਆਂ ਸ਼ਾਮਲ ਹਨ, ਵਲੋਂ

The United States will send another 150 ventilators to help Russia

ਅਮਰੀਕਾ ਰੂਸ ਨੂੰ ਕੋਰੋਨਾ ਵਾਇਰਸ ਨਾਲ ਲੜਨ ਲਈ ਸ਼ਨੀਵਾਰ ਨੂ

India China think mediation or not UN

ਭਾਰਤ ਅਤੇ ਚੀਨ ਵਿਚਾਲੇ ਜ਼ੋਰ ਫੜ ਰਿਹਾ ਸਰਹੱਦੀ ਵਿਵਾਦ ਨੂੰ ਖਤਮ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਅਮਰੀਕਾ ਦੇ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਡੋਨਾਲਡ ਟਰੰਪ ਦੀ ਵਿਚੋਲਗੀ ਦੀ ਪੇਸ਼ਕਸ਼ ਵਿਚਾਲੇ ਸੰਯੁਕਤ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰ

Punjab Police the messiah for the elderly couple has been serving for two months

ਕੋਰੋਨਾ ਦੇ ਕਹਿਰ 'ਚ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਪੁਲਸ ਦੇ ਮੁਲਾਜ਼ਮਾਂ ਆਪਣੀ ਜਾਨ ਦੀ ਪਰਵਾਹ ਕੀਤੇ ਬਿਨਾਂ ਦਿਨ-ਰਾਤ ਲੋਕਾਂ ਦੀ ਸੇਵਾ ਕਰ ਰਹੇ ਹਨ। ਪੰਜਾਬ ਪੁਲਸ ਮੁਲਾਜ਼ਮਾਂ ਨੇ ਕਰਫਿਊ ਦ

Punjabis desperately need to be aware of the water crisis

ਧਰਤੀ ਉੱਤੇ ਪਾਣੀ ਦੀ ਹੋਂਦ ਦੁਆਰਾ ਮਨੁੱਖੀ ਜੀਵਨ ਦੀ ਹੋਂਦ ਸੰਭਵ ਹੋਈ ਹੈ। ਜਿੱਥੇ ਸਾਰੇ ਧਰਮਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਪਾਣੀ ਨੂੰ ਪਵਿੱਤਰ ਮੰਨਿਆ ਜਾਂਦਾ ਹੈ, ਉੱਥੇ ਵਿਗਿਆਨ ਅਨੁਸਾਰ ਵੀ ਪਾਣੀ

Violation of privacy and social distance will result in heavy fines DC

ਕੋਵਿਡ-19 ਨੂੰ ਫੈਲਣ ਤੋਂ ਰੋਕਣ ਲਈ ਪੰਜਾਬ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਵਲੋਂ ਨਵੇਂ ਦਿਸ਼ਾ-ਨਿਰਦੇਸ਼ ਜਾਰੀ ਕੀਤੇ ਗਏ ਹਨ ਜਿਸ ਤਹਿਤ ਘਰ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਹਰ ਜਾਣ ਲੱਗਿਆ ਮਾਸਕ ਪਾਉਣਾ ਅਤੇ ਉਚਿਤ ਸਮਾਜਿਕ ਦੂਰੀ ਰੱਖ

Invoices of 40 persons for not wearing mask

ਡੀ. ਐੱਸ. ਪੀ. ਦਸੂਹਾ ਅਨਿਲ ਭਨੋਟ ਦੇ ਦਿਸ਼ਾ-ਨਿਰਦੇਸ਼ਾਂ ਅਨੁਸਾਰ ਕੋਵਿਡ-19 ਕੋਰੋਨਾ ਮਹਾਮਾਰੀ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਡਿਪਟੀ ਕਮਿਸ਼ਨਰ ਅਪਨੀਤ ਰਿਆਤ ਤੇ ਐੱਸ. ਐੱਸ. ਪੀ. ਗੌਰਵ ਗਰਗ ਦੇ ਹੁਕਮਾਂ ਅਨੁਸ