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Congress' Central Election Authority meets on party polls
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Amid a rift in the party, the Congress' Central Election Authority met on Tuesday again on the list of the electoral college of the party for the proposed organisational elections.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Telangana BJP chief's surgical strike comment sparks row
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) BJP's Telangana state unit president Bandi Sanjay Kumar sparked a row on Tuesday with his comment that after BJP's victory in Greater Hyderabad civic polls, surgical strikes will be carried out on the old city.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Manohar ji...': When PM intervened amid Haryana CM's address
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) For Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, Tuesday's virtual Covid meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in presence of a slew of Chief Ministers proved to be an embarrassment when the Prime Minister stopped him, in middle of his speech, to ask him to give out a plan rather than dishing out numbers.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra logs 1K new Covid cases, tally 8.63 lakh
Amaravati, Nov 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 1,085 new Covid-19 cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.63 lakh, even as 1,447 more recoveries outnumbered fresh infections on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
CPI opposes banking licence to industrial/business houses
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Tuesday opposed the recommendations of Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) working group to issue banking licence to industrial/business houses and conversion of large finance companies into banks.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Modi to inaugurate virtual expo on renewable energy investment
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the virtual 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting and Expo (RE-Invest 2020) on Thursday evening. The summit is being organised by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and will be held from November 26-28.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Modi to address AIPO conference on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address the concluding session of the 80th All India Presiding Officers' (AIPO) Conference on Thursday afternoon.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Restocking exaggerated improvement in Oct's economic performance: ICRA
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Restocking activity ahead of the festive season to satisfy pent-up demand had exaggerated the pace of improvement recorded by many lead economic indicators in October 2020, said ratings agency ICRA on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Recoveries again outnumber new cases in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) Recoveries again outnumbered new Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday with the Union Territory reporting 495 recoveries as against 431 fresh cases in the past 24 hours.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Financier James Richman profits almost 100% from GE in 6 months
Singapore, Nov 24 (IANS) General Electric Company has recently climbed back to the $10-level. Singapore-based finance firm, JJ Richman, reportedly profited from the said move.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy
Consistency in lineup led to success for Mumbai Indians: Data
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Consistency in the team line-up led to a success for the Mumbai Indians as they retained their Indian Premier League (IPL) title with utmost ease this month.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Lord Nazir Ahmed forced to quit from House of Lords
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) In the first-ever expulsion of a peer in the history of the House of Lords in the UK, Lord Nazir Ahmed has controversially announced his retirement only to Pakistani news outlets, keeping silent in the UK.
2020-11-24
Category: International, India,National,Politics
England to tour India for four Tests, two additional T20Is: Ganguly
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) England will play four Test matches instead of five, as was initially scheduled, on their 2021 tour of India, Indian cricket board president Sourav Ganguly said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Chennaiyin beat Jamshedpur 2-1 in box-to-box slugfest
Vasco da Gama (Goa), Nov 24 (IANS) An early goal from Anirudh Thapa and a successful penalty from Isma helped Chennaiyin FC seal a 2-1 win over Jamshedpur FC in their first match of the India Super League (ISL) season.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
FII inflows cross Rs 50K cr in a month for the first time
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) For the first time, buying by foreign institutional investors (FIIs) has crossed Rs 50,000 crore in a month in November.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid cases drop in Kerala, but caution should continue: CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday asked people to ensure that there is no relaxation of precautionary measures even as the state is witnessing a drop in the number of Covid-19 cases.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Major bank union oppose banking licences to industrial houses
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indian banking sector's largest union, the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA), on Tuesday opposed the recommendations made by the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Internal Working Group as they are "retrograde" and would endanger people's money.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Politics
Gujarat's coronavirus tally crosses 2 lakh, toll at 3,892
Gandhinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) Gujarat saw its tally of coronavirus cases climbing over the two lakh figure to 2,00,409, as 1,510 fresh cases were registered on Tuesday, while the death toll reached 3,892 as 16 more succumbed.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Techie burnt alive by relatives in Telangana for 'witchcraft'
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 38-year-old techie in Telangana was burnt alive by his relatives on the suspicion that he was practicing black magic.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Six killed in road mishap in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 (IANS) At least six persons, including two women and two minors, were killed after being run over by a speeding truck in Odisha's Nayagarh district on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Uncertainty in Chandigarh with reopening of colleges
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Uncertainty prevailed in Chandigarh with the reopening of colleges only for the final year students of all streams for the first time after the Covid-19 lockdown.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi named 27th fastest growing prime residential market
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India's national capital is the 27th fastest growing prime residential market, according to a report by Knight Frank.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi riots: Court takes cognisance of supplementary charge sheet against Khalid, Imam
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday took cognisance of the fresh supplementary charge sheet filed against former JNU student Umar Khalid, university's research scholar Sharjeel Imam and Faizan Khan in a case related to the alleged conspiracy in the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
K'taka to adopt decentralised models for vaccine delivery
Bengaluru, Nov 24 (IANS) Karnataka will adopt decentralised models that are followed during elections and disaster management, as part of its logistical system to deliver Covid vaccines to the needy in the state, state Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said here on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
DGGI arrests one more in Haryana for issuing fake invoices
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) In pursuance of ongoing investigation of fraudulent passing of Input Tax Credits (ITC) wherein Satender Kumar Singla of Haryana's Hisar was arrested on November 12, the Directorate General of GST Intelligence's (DGGI), Regional Unit, Rohtak has arrested one more person, identified as Vikas Jain, of the state's Jind.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abhishek Bachchan: Kabaddi is a sport, can't be played well without teamwork
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who owns the Kabaddi team Jaipur Pink Panthers, says the upcoming docu-feature, Sons Of The Soil: Jaipur Pink Panthers, aims to tell the unfiltered story of Kabaddi players and inspire budding players to achieve their goals through teamwork.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Man who provided Dhoni first turf pitch to play in Ranchi dead
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Deval Sahay, a mentor of cricket icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni and credited with preparing the first turf pitches in Ranchi, passed away in the early hours of Tuesday in a hospital following multi-organ failure, mainly issues related to lungs.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Satisfied with discussions with TN Guv on release of Rajiv killers: Stalin
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin said on Tuesday that he was satisfied with the discussions with Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on the issue of release of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Sacked BSF man's plea against Modi doesn't disclose right to sue: SC
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said an appellant has to establish the cause of action which invest him the right to sue, as it dismissed the petition by sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
M3M emerges highest bidder for Gurugram's Vision Tower project
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) NCR-based developer M3M has emerged as the highest bidder for Religare-backed Dignity Buildcon's stuck project Vision Towers project in Gurugram with a bidding price of Rs 533 crore, sources said.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Markets zoom on hopes of Covid vaccine in India; banking stocks rise (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Optimism over the introduction of an Civod-19 vaccine in India along with continued foreign fund inflows boosted the Indian stock markets on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Global airline industry's 2020 net losses may widen: IATA
New Delhi/Geneva, Nov 24 (IANS) The global airline industry's net losses might widen to $118.5 billion in 2020, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Biden cabinet a return of 'crisis tested' career bureaucrats with Ivy League stamp
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) The career bureaucrats are roaring back. When US President-elect Joe Biden formally introduces his national security team to the nation on Tuesday, it will signal a stark departure of Donald Trump-era theatrics and the return to power of what the Biden team likes to call "crisis-tested" subject matter experts who are expected to bring a more traditional style to governing.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,International
Pulkit Samrat starts prep for 'Suswagatam Khushamadeed'
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) After the release of his film Taish, actor Pulkit Samrat is now working on his next film, Suswagatam Khushamadeed.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Two wanted criminals nabbed after shootout in Rohini
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Delhi Police's Special Cell on Tuesday arrested two criminals, wanted in murder and extortion cases, following an encounter in the capital's Rohini area.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Birth control pills may reduce severe asthma risk: Study
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Taking birth control pills may cut the risk of severe bouts of asthma in women of reproductive age with the respiratory condition, say researchers.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Sharad Kelkar: Luck is in my favour right now
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The recent years have been special for actor Sharad Kelkar, who delivered back to back hit performances in projects like The Family Man, Rangbaaz Phirse, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior and Laxmii. Sharad feels fortune has been on his side lately.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
SC: Permitting govt to occupy somebody's land can be taken as condoning lawlessness
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that although the right to property is not a fundamental right protected under the Constitution, it remains a valuable constitutional right.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jassie Gill: Music video culture helps Punjabi singers get film roles
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Popular singer-actor Jassie Gill feels the concept of music videos has helped Punjabi singers a lot in order to explore acting, revealing that the makers of his Bollywood debut film, Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi, offered him the acting role after seeing his music videos.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sedition case: Kangana, Rangoli to report to Mumbai Police in Jan
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted interim protection from "coercive action" to Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel after they agreed to appear before Bandra police on January 8, 2021 in connection with a sedition case filed against them.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
Spotify users targeted in potential fraud scheme: Report
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Music streaming service Spotify has launched a rolling password reset of some consumer accounts after an open database containing credentials of some users were uncovered, said a report.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Aashram Chapter 2' reminded me why I love to act: Anupria Goenka
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Anupria Goenka says working on Aashram: Chapter 2 -- The Dark Side was challenging and fun, and it reminded her why she loves to act.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Railways partners with ISB for coal-freight optimisation model
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Tuesday announced that it is collaborating with the Hyderabad-based Indian School of Business (ISB) for a study on an integrated coal-freight optimisation model to increase network throughput.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Education
Rajasthan CM advises PM to conduct RTPCR tests
Jaipur, Nov 24 (IANS) During the video conference of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with chief ministers of eight states on Tuesday, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot advised the PM to check for coronavirus via the RTPCR test which is the most reliable in the world.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
There's a certain calmness about Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Nayan Shukla
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Budding actress Nayan Shukla got to work with Sanjay Leela Bhansali recently. She says there is a certain calmness about the filmmaker that allows you to be who you are.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Andhra police arrest man for posting wife's nude pics on YouTube
Guntur, Nov 24 (IANS) The Guntur Urban police in Andhra Pradesh have arrested a man for posting nude pictures of his own wife on YouTube and selling them for Rs 300 to anyone interested.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cyclone Nivar to intensify into severe storm in 12 hrs: MHA
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Cyclone Nivar is very likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours and is centred about 380 km east by southeast of Puducherry and 430 km southeast of Chennai, the Union Home Ministry said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kareena and Taimur try pottery in Dharamkot
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor Khan and son Taimur have taken to pottery, going by her new Instagram post on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Corona test if caught without mask in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Ranchi district administration has come out with strict guidelines to contain the spread of coronavirus.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Modi most popular leader on social media in India
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains the most popular leader on social media in the country and has been associated with the most trends on social media platforms such as Twitter, Google search and YouTube from August to October.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kirti Kulhari cracks a joke on Mumbai winters
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kirti Kulhari on Tuesday cracked a joke on the almost non-existent winter season in Mumbai.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
CBI arrests accused in missing minor tribal girl case
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Almost 11 months after registering a case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Arun Pal, accused in an on-going investigation of a case relating to a tribal girl who went missing from Madhya Pradesh's Bhind during a visit to a relative's house.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Power demand can be enhanced with energy efficient appliances'
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Power demand can be enhanced through energy efficient appliances, according to a report by Smart Power India (SPI), a subsidiary of The Rockefeller Foundation.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Punjab CM hails Centre's invite to protesting farmers for talks
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday welcomed the Centre's decision to take forward the talks with various Kisan Unions on the farm laws issue, in the wake of the farmers' decision to allow passenger and goods trains in the state.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Anand and Neranjen renew rivalry at Eagleton Champions golf
Bengaluru, Nov 24 (IANS) Reigning national champion Aryan Roopa Anand and winner of the first leg, Akshay Neranjen, will renew rivalry when the Eagleton Champions Golf Tournament tees off at the Eagleton Golf Resort here from Wednesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Golf
PS5, Xbox Series X hunters to face bigger Black Friday challenge
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Holiday shoppers may be swamped by offers on a wide range of goods as companies offer attractive discounts as Black Friday 2020 nears, the same, however, may not apply to those hoping for the newest next-generation game consoles from Sony and Microsoft.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Aarya Dharmchand on preparation for show on Jesus Christ's life
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actor Aarya Dharmchand will play a pivotal role in a TV show based on the life of Jesus Christ.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Tender process vitiated': Kerala moves SC against Adani airport lease
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Kerala's Left Democratic Front government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Centre's move to lease out the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport to Adani Enterprises.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BSES donates life support ambulances for Delhi Covid-19 patients
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) At a time when the Covid-19 pandemic has taken a turn for the worse in the national capital, Delhi electricity distribution company (discom) BSES has announced that it is donating six life support ambulances for use by city hospitals.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vishal Bhardwaj, Vishal Dadlani collaborate on a 'relevant, necessary' song
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Filmmaker-composer Vishal Bhardwaj has written and composed a new single titled Mask kho gaya that has been sung by singer-composer Vishal Dadlani.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Motorola to launch high-end phone 'Nio' with Snapdragon 865: Report
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Motorola is reportedly working on a new flagship device codenamed 'Nio' powered by the Snapdragon 865 and it will likely arrive next year.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Fearing traffic blockades, Haryana issues travel advisory
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Fearing traffic blockades owing to proposed farmers' agitation, the Haryana government on Tuesday issued a travel advisory for the commuters at entry points from Punjab into Haryana for November 25 and 26.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Taapsee Pannu starts working on 'Looop Lapeta'
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu has started work on her upcoming film, Looop Lapeta. She tags the film as crazy fun and, going by her latest post, she looks forward to having a more relaxed schedule shooting for the film than the demanding regime of her other upcoming film, Rashmi Rocket.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Despite lockdown, Virgin Atlantic's routes to India see robust growth, new flights on horizon (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Even as UK reels under a lockdown to curb Covid-19 pandemic, Virgin Atlantic, has prepared plans to commence new flights to India.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Lucknow's Gomti Nagar railway station new design approved: RLDA
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Gomti Nagar Railway Station, which is being reconstructed by the Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), will soon be a reality as its design has been approved by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi) with RERA registration.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
upGrad acquires coaching institute The Gate Academy
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Homegrown online higher education company upGrad on Tuesday announced its entry into the test preparation market with the acquisition of The Gate Academy (TGA) for an undisclosed amount.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Education
RSS body accuses RBI of favouritism, backdoor entry & snubbing due process
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A week after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to palm off the 94-year-old Tamil Nadu-based Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) free of cost, the issue has taken a political turn.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Suvendu Adhikari holds rally under apolitical banner, Trinamool claims he is in'
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) With high-voltage West Bengal elections barely a few months away, West Bengal Irrigation and Transport minister Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday took out a massive rally in East Midnapore's Khejuri under an apolitical banner.
2020-11-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Indian exporters on Amazon Global Selling gear up for Black Friday
Bengaluru, Nov 24 (IANS) Over 70,000 Indian exporters on Amazon's Global Selling programme are geared up to showcase millions of 'Made in India' products to customers across the world on the annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales on Amazon.com.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Sara Ali Khan's imparts words of wisdom
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sara Ali Khan shared a few words of wisdom on social media on Tuesday, with a stunning picture.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
#MeToo: No mutual settlement in M.J. Akbar defamation case
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Journalist Priya Ramani on Tuesday told a Delhi court that she stands by her statement and that there is no chance of settlement in the defamation case filed by former Union Minister M.J. Akbar against her for tweets accusing him of sexual harassment.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
RBI rejects Muthoot Finance's proposal to acquire IDBI MF
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has rejected the proposed acqusition of IDBI Mutual Fund by Muthoot Finance.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Scam 1992' has given a push to my career: Anjali Barot
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Anjali Barot says being part of the web show, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, has given a fillip to her career.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Supplies restored with resumption of trains in Punjab
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) With supplies of essential commodities finally being restored with the resumption of goods train services in Punjab on Tuesday after about two months, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh issued directions to ensure seamless movement of the raw materials to power plants and industry.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Football shouldn't be set in stone: Arsene Wenger (Book Review)
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) "What does this Frenchman know about football? He wears glasses and looks more like a schoolteacher," Arsenal captain Tony Adams had remarked derisively when Arsene Wenger arrived in 1996, the first foreigner to be appointed manager of an English football club. By the time he left 22 years later, he had 1,235 matches, three Premier League titles, seven FA Cups and seven Community Shield titles under his belt.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Irrfan's son recalls funny prank late actor used to play
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Babil Khan, son of late actor Irrfan Khan, has revealed a funny prank his father used to play on the family. Irrfan would always record videos when his family was posing for pictures and his son Ayaan took some time to understand the prank.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
SC mulls issuing notice to Maha Speaker over Arnab letter
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that it is contemplating issuing notice to Maharashtra Assembly Speaker while hearing a plea by Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami challenging the show-cause notice issued by the Assembly for initiation of breach of privilege motion against him.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Nitish fan 'sacrifices' finger every time he becomes CM
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) A die-hard political supporter of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sacrificed his fourth finger after the formation of NDA government in Bihar.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Features,Politics
Loss of last Test series to India drives a lot of Aus guys: Paine
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Australian players who were involved in the previous home Test series defeat to India are motivated to make amends, says Test captain captain Tim Paine. Australia lost to India 2-1 in 2018-19 -- their first ever series defeat to an Asian side in the longest format of the game on home soil.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Maharajapuram not Maldives: Adah Sharma's jibe at B'wood's vacay frenzy
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma on Tuesday shared a sarcastic take on B-Towners thronging Maldives as their preferred holiday destination.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Chinese youth staring at bleak job prospect
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Chinese Communist governments exaggerated claim that the countrys economic boom and rapid development has created fresh opportunities for young people is fast diminishing. There is a growing perception among the youth that their career prospects are bleak due to limited job opportunities, skyrocketing property prices and a widening social wealth gap. For the young Chinese, a higher education degree or additional skills does not guarantee better career prospects.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Papon's fans make his birthday special
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Singer Papon was overwhelmed to see fans getting together and indulging in humanitarian activities on his 45th birthday on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Thackeray seeks 'national vaccine distribution policy'
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday urged the Centre to formulate a 'national vaccine distribution policy' to combat the Covid-19 pandemic more systematically.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Jio Platforms receives subscription amount of Rs 33,737 cr from Google
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Jio Platforms Limited has received the subscription amount of Rs 33,737 crore from Google International LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Google LLC.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Baig family no stranger to scams: First it was stamp paper, then IMA ponzi scam
Bengaluru, Nov 24 (IANS) Former Congress leader and ex-minister R. Roshan Baig and scams seem to go hand-in-hand as his name and that of his younger brother Dr Rehan Baig have cropped up in connection with sensational scams that occurred in Karnataka.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Bryan Cranston loves dealing with rich characters
Los Angeles, Nov 24 (IANS) Actor Bryan Cranston says the dramatic narrative of the show, Your Honor, prompted him to sign up.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Haryana imposes restrictions in six districts in NCR
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said to contain the surge in Covid-19 cases in six districts in the NCR, it was decided to limit the number of people allowed for social gatherings to 50 for indoor and 100 for outdoor events from November 26.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Yo Yo Honey Singh hopes girls connect to 'First kiss'
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh and new artiste Ipsitaa have unveiled their new track, First kiss. The rap star says a lot of effort went into getting the lyrics of the track right, so that girls could connect to it.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Yogi cabinet approves draft ordinance on religious conversions
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday approved the draft ordinance dealing with forced religious conversions, also known as 'love jihad'.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jacqueline Fernandez strikes a Thundering Tuesday pose for fans
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez seems to be in a Thundering Tuesday mood, given the surprise she has for fans and followers on social media.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kohli, Ashwin nominated for Player of the Decade award
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli and ace off-spinner R Ashwin were on Tuesday nominated for the International Cricket Councils (ICC) Mens Player of the Decade award.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Lobera faces former charges as Mumbai take on Goa (ISL Match 6)
Margao (Goa), Nov 24 (IANS) An interesting clash of similar styles can be expected when Mumbai City take on FC Goa at the Fatorda Stadium in the sixth match of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) on Wednesday.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
Speculations rife on Murugappa Group's Corporate Advisory Board
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) Speculations are rife at the Rs 381 billion diversified industrial conglomerate Murugappa Group about the continuity of its two-decade-old Murugappa Corporate Advisory Board (MCAB).
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
SC seeks information on mechanism to preserve CCTV footage
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday contemplated a mechanism to preserve CCTV footage for more than 45 days and the integration of audio in it, as it reserved its orders in a matter pertaining to the installation of CCTVs in police stations across the country.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Xiaomi logs record sales in Q3, smartphone biz shines again
Hong Kong, Nov 24 (IANS)  Xiaomi on Tuesday announced its third quarter results, beating industry estimates with record revenue and net profit riding on the stellar performance of its smartphone business.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,Technology
Study reveals why antibiotic use ups heart attack risk
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Researchers have explained why commonly used antibiotics like clarithromycin can lead to an increased risk of heart attacks, opening up the possibility of precision prescribing based on a patient's genes.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
PLA's morale extremely low, China sets up recreation centres
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The morale of Chinese's People Liberation Army (PLA) troops deployed along Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh under harsh weather and terrain conditions is extremely low, top intelligence agencies said.
2020-11-24
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Avalanche warning issued in J&K and Ladakh UTs
Jammu, Nov 24 (IANS) After two days of inclement weather, authorities on Monday issued avalanche warning for higher reaches of different districts in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh UTs.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Nearly 200 LVB branches were loss-making, 100 unviable: Ex-Director
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The superseded board of the 94-year-old Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) was supposed to meet on November 18 and was close to taking a decision on the deal proposed by the Clix group of companies, said a member of the old board of directors.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Farmers not allowed to cross Hry, threaten to block highways
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) After a large number of farmers from Punjab, who are heading for indefinite 'siege' of Delhi from November 26 over their demand to revoke the Central farm laws, were not allowed to enter Haryana owing to travel restrictions there, farmers' bodies on Tuesday threatened to block the highways.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
BJP to embark on 'Thanksgiving Yatra' in Bihar from Dec 3
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Emerging as the single largest party in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) during the recent Bihar Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a 'Dhanyavad Sammelan (Thanksgiving Yatra) across Bihar from December 3, to express its gratitude to the people of Bihar.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Punjab CM invites 'sulking' Sidhu for lunch
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Signalling an end to their "political differences", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday invited former Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu for lunch on Wednesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Telangana ready to administer Covid vaccine: KCR to PM
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced that the state government is ready to administer the "scientifically approved vaccine" for Covid-19 to the people.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
CBI registers 2 more FIRs in Rs 25K cr J&K land scam case
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered two more FIRs linked to the Rs 25,000-crore Roshni land scam against the Revenue Department officials and others in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the total number of cases to seven so far.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India bans 43 Chinese mobile apps over national security concerns
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Continuing with its ban orders on Chinese apps, the Indian government on Tuesday blocked 43 new mobile apps, including shopping website AliExpress owned by e-commerce behemoth Alibaba.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Technology
Style Guide: How to style sneakers for every occasion
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANSlife) With the harsh summer sun retreating and making way for the lovely fall breeze, it is time to update your fall wardrobe. Autumn is the season of brunches, picnics, and basking in the glory of love and celebration. With several festivities lined up, we're sure your calendar is already fully packed with multiple outings and events. However, choosing the perfect ensemble every single time can be a little hard on the nerves, and more so in case of footwear. Everybody wants to pick a pair that is high on both fashion and comfort, and this where your regular pair of heels just don't cut it. Well, we have a simple but creative solution for you. We are talking sneakers here! The metamorphosis that sneakers have gone through in the last couple of years is nothing short of revolutionary. From being known as exclusively 'active wear' or 'workout wear', sneakers have sneakily (yes, pun intended!), nudged their way into all occasions in our lives. From casual wear to formal wear, to even your pretty sundresses, sneakers work remarkably with every outfit.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tips to take care of your hands this winter
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANSlife) Here's some trivia for you, did you know that viruses cannot replicate unless they enter a living cell. Without a host cell, they are not be able to mutate and multiply.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Gear up for India's first OTT awards
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANSlife) Fans across the globe now have a chance to engage with OTT entertainment content and stars digitally; they can and also vote for their favorite movies, shows and stars at India's first-ever OTT Awards.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
You can now schedule Google Assistant commands for smart lights
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Google Assistant now allows users to schedule lights and other devices to turn on/off at specific times with a new feature.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
YSRCP has pushed Polavaram project into uncertainty: TDP
Amaravati, Nov 24 (IANS) Senior Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former irrigation minister Devineni Uma said that the YSRCP government has pushed the Polavaram project into uncertainty.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Fear is a basic life instinct: Author Sunit Gajbhiye on horror genre
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANSlife) Pune-based author-entrepreneur Sunit Gajbhiye, who has recently released his fiction novel "Untamed Origins", a survival thriller with a ghost mystery, says what excites him about this genre is that "fear is one of the basic instincts in life and it gives you the thrill".
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Covid-19 increases urgency for banks to transform payment systems: Accenture
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The rapid shift to digital payments due to the Covid-19 pandemic is urgently increasing the need for banks to modernise their payment systems, according to a new report from Accenture.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rajat Kapoor: Theatre exists only in the moment of its performance
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANSlife) Film and theatre actor-director Rajat Kapoor, whose rendition of Shakespeare's comedy 'As You Like It' will soon premiere as a digital play with Aadyam's Digital Edition in December, said that recorded plays "can never pretend to be theatre, which exists only in the moment of its performance".
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
We have players' welfare in mind: Cricket Australia boss
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cricket Australia (CA), Nick Hockley has said that the cricket board is aware of the concerns expressed by players like David Warner and others about the problems faced while returning from foreign tours and entering quarantine and added that the board is taking every possible measure to ensure the players are looked after well.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Bigg Boss 14 housemate Nishant Singh Malkhani plays army officer in web film
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Evicted Bigg Boss 14 contestant Nishant Singh Malkhani has a web film coming up. He will be seen playing an army officer in the upcoming project.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Unruly tourists thronging casinos as if it's carnival time: Goa BJP MLA
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) A ruling BJP MLA on Tuesday likened the crowds thronging Goa's offshore casinos to merry mobs in Goa's famed Carnival parade, while bemoaning the lack of social distancing norms and non-observance of SOPs by the casino industry.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Born to Perform': Photo-exhibition features artists with disabilities
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANSlife) An online exhibition of photographs by Gurugram-based writer, filmmaker and a self-taught photographer Vijay S. Jodha, titled 'Born to Perform' featuring portraits of some of the world's finest and most inspiring performing artists who happen to be physically challenged, is currently on view till December 6.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Respite for slum dwellers as Centre says no coercive steps
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that no coercive steps will be taken against the slum dwellers, until a decision is taken by the government on the issue of removal of 48,000 slums along the railway tracks in Delhi.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ghani calls for immediate ceasefire at Geneva conference
Geneva, Nov 24 (IANS) While addressing the opening ceremony of the Afghanistan 2020 Conference in Geneva on Tuesday, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani called on the Taliban to agree on an immediate ceasefire to move the peace process forward and end the suffering of the people of the country.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Jada Pinkett Smith: Police brutality is nothing new
Los Angeles, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Jada Pinkett Smith says police brutality is nothing new, and is glad that the atrocity is getting highlighted thanks to social media.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Jacqueline Fernandez strikes a Thundering Tuesday pose for fans
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez seems to be in a Thundering Tuesday mood, given the surprise she has for fans and followers on social media.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Corona under control in Chhattisgarh, only 1% fatality rate, says Bhupesh Baghel
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) In the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said the Covid-19 situation in the state is under control. Every day 23,000 screening tests are being done and the state reported one per cent fatality rate in October- November.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Gurugram administration launches app for Covid information
Gurugram, Nov 24 (IANS) To fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and provide all the necessary information, the Gurugram district administration has launched a portal -- covidggn.com -- for making relevant information readily available to the people.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Imran Khan to address nation over Covid after NCC meeting
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the nation after chairing the National Coordination Committee (NCC) on Tuesday where he aims to take the nation into confidence over the government's latest coronavirus measures.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Pakistan,International
India to build new dam in Afghanistan for over 2 million people
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) In a move that further strengthens India-Afghan relations, the government on Tuesday announced that it is building a new dam in Afghanistan that will provide clean drinking water to millions of people in Kabul.
2020-11-24
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine claimed to be 95% effective
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS) Russia's Sputnik V vaccine has been found to be more than 95 per cent effective against Covid-19 in the second interim analysis of Phase 3 clinical trial data, its developers said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Jaan Kumar Sanu: Could've been big singer if I was a nepo kid
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Bigg Boss 14 evicted contestant Jaan Kumar Sanu, who is the son of playback star Kumar Sanu, says he could have been a singer if he resorted to nepotism.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Karnataka well prepared for Covid-19 vaccine delivery: Minister
Bengaluru, Nov 24 (IANS) Karnataka has identified 29,451 vaccination sites and 10,008 vaccinators as per the norms of the Universal Immunization Programme, Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Minister K Sudhakar said here on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Chemical castration of rapists given in-principle approval in Pak
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday approved, in principle, a law on chemical castration of rapists.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Agitations in Tripura against refugee resettlement called off
Agartala, Nov 24 (IANS) The agitation and indefinite shutdown, which began in the Kanchanpur sub-division opposing the BJP-led Tripura governments decision to rehabilitate thousands of Reang tribal refugees, were suspended after nine days on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Who is Richie Mehta, who won first International Emmy for India?
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) At the moment, Richie Mehta is basking in the glory coming his way, after scooping up the first International Emmy for India with his web series, Delhi Crime. The win is all the more special for the Canadian filmmaker of Indian origin because the series marked his debut on the digital platform.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Actress abduction case: Actor-turned-legislator's staffer held
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) The Malayalam actress abduction case took a new turn on Tuesday with an aide to an actor-turned-legislator being arrested from Kerala's Kollam district.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China vows to expand global free trade area network
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) China will step up efforts to expand the free trade area network across the world to enlarge its "circle of friends", according to China's Commerce Minister Zhong Shan.
2020-11-24
Category: International, China,Politics
Drinking cocoa can make you smarter: Study
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that increased consumption of flavanols - a group of molecules which occur naturally in fruit and vegetables - can increase your mental agility.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Energy transition must go hand in hand with 'Just Transition': Study
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The International Forum for Environment, Sustainability and Technology (iFOREST), the New Delhi-based environmental non-profit, has published the first on-ground study to understand what 'Just Transition' means for India.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
CARS24 raises $200 million to scale new biz verticals
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Used car marketplace CARS24 on Tuesday said it has raised $200 million in Series E funding round at a valuation of over $1 billion.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
China to boost financial cooperation with Singapore
Chongqing, Nov 24 (IANS) China will strengthen cooperation with Singapore to promote greater financial connectivity, according to officials.
2020-11-24
Category: International, China,Politics
S. Korean PM warns of tough action for ignoring distancing rules
Seoul, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun on Tuesday urged public servants to maintain the utmost level of readiness against COVID-19, warning those who contract the virus by not complying with distancing rules will face grave disciplinary measures.
2020-11-24
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
E-commerce startup Benja, CEO charged with defrauding investors
Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged San Francisco-based e-commerce startup Benja and its CEO with misleading investors about purported contracts with well-known consumer brands.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
S. Korea hopes to work closely with Biden as Blinken named top diplomat
Seoul, Nov 24 (IANS) South Korea anticipates working closely with US President-elect Joe Biden's pick for secretary of state, Antony Blinken, to deepen the alliance between the two countries, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
M&M uses Dassault Systemes solutions to improve vehicle design
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) French 3DExperience major Dassault Systemes on Tuesday said Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is using its Simulia applications to improve vehicle design and achieve a faster time to market vehicles.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
S. Korea, New Zealand discuss bilateral cooperation
Seoul, Nov 24 (IANS) The top diplomats of South Korea and New Zealand spoke over the phone on Tuesday and discussed bilateral cooperation in areas including the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and green growth, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said.
2020-11-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
PAGD releases seat sharing list for 6 th phase of DDC polls
Srinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) The People's Alliance for Gupkar Deceleration (PAGD) on Tuesday released the list of seats allocated to different parties for the sixth phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir to be held in eight phases from November 28.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
IHC defers decision to declare Sharif proclaimed offender
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) The Islamabad High Court on Tuesday deferred decision to declare deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a proclaimed offender until December 2.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Cong says K-Rail, tunnel projects a bluff by Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday termed Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's announcements of some projects as a 'bluff'.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Tiger Shroff shares glimpse of early photoshoot
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Bollywood action star and fitness enthusiast Tiger Shroff has shared a picture from his very first photoshoot.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ability to start well has helped me score big against India: Smith
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Australia batsman Steve Smith has said that his ability to start well against India has resulted in a good record against the arch-rivals, adding that he loves to stand up and be counted in a big series like the Ashes or the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
3 killed in POSCO plant explosion in South Korea
Gwangyang, Nov 24 (IANS) Three people were killed in an explosion that occurred at a plant operated by South Korea's top steelmaker, POSCO, on Tuesday, fire officials said.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Asia,South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sushant is no more and it will take time for me to live with it: Shweta
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Shweta Singh Kirti says it will take a long time for her to realise that her brother Sushant Singh Rajput is no more, adding that the healing process is slow.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
8 bikes, 1 scooty stolen in a day in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 24 (IANS) Vehicle thefts are again on the rise in Gurugram as the district police have registered nine cases which include theft of eight motorcycles and one scooty in the last 24 hours across the city.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Frontline workers will be first to get Covid vaccine', PM tells CMs
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that health and frontline workers will get priority when it comes to getting the Covid vaccine when it arrives, while asking for better centre-state cooperation for a seamless and transparent distribution mechanism. The Prime Minister was interacting with chief Ministers of all states and UTs after addressing CMs of eight worst-affected states. However, he subtly expressed his displeasure over the politics being played over the issue.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India's remote sensing satellites, assets to be transferred to PSU
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indian government has decided to transfer all its earth observation/remote sensing satellites to a public sector undertaking (PSU) or central public sector enterprise (CPSE) for commercial utilisation, states the draft Space Based Remote Sensing Policy of India-2020.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech
Govt no to additional performance security on abnormally low bids
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The government has decided not to seek additional performance security on abnormally low bids received on government contracts to provide relief to contractors already facing liquidity issues in the wake of the ongoing pandemic.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC notice on plea to cap RT-PCR test price at Rs 400
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre on a PIL to cap the price of RT-PCR tests for Covid-19, at Rs 400.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Farooq Abdullah not a beneficiary of Roshni scheme'
Srinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) The National Conference (NC) on Tuesday said the party President and former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah was not a beneficiary of the Roshni scheme.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
'Indian Idol 12' contestant says he swept floors on set
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) When Indian Idol 12 premieres soon, contestant Yuvraj Medhe from Maharashtra will be of special interest to many viewers. It has come to light that Yuvraj used to sweep the floors on the set of the show, and has triumphed against all odds to qualify as a contestant on season 12.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Afghanistan wants connectivity, not charity: Ghani
Kabul, Nov 24 (IANS) Afghanistan President Ghani while addressing a side event of the Geneva summit explained the ways through which can improve its economy and reiterated that the country does not want charity; it wants connectivity.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Couple attempts self-immolation outside Odisha Assembly
Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 (IANS) High drama unfolded outside the Odisha Legislative Assembly (OLA) here after a couple from Nayagarh district allegedly attempted self-immolation on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Amazon gives US holiday shoppers more delivery location options
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) As Amazon braces for the busy holiday shopping season, the e-commerce giant is giving shoppers in the US more location options to get their packages delivered.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Cohesive retail policy can help create 30L jobs by 2024: Report
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A cohesive National Retail Policy cam help in generating 30 lakh jobs by the year 2024, according to a report by CII and Kearney.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Two-wheelers' export volumes to see sustained growth in 2HFY21: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India's two-wheelers' (2Ws) export volumes will see a sustained growth in the second half of FY21-FY22, expects India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
WBBL 6: Sophie Devine named player of the tournament
Melbourne, Nov 24 (IANS) New Zealand batswoman Sophie Devine has been named the player of the tournament in Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) six after playing a starring role in Perth Scorchers' progress to the finals.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Von Wellx Germany's India ops eye exports, employment generation
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) German footwear-maker Von Wellx which recently shifted its operations from China to India amid the pandemic is eying exports to around 80 countries and creating around 10,000 direct and indirect job opportunities in the country.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Old practice of feni-making will continue, no changes: Goa CM
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday denied any efforts to alter the process of auctioning of cashew plantations in the state, which the Opposition as well as feni distillers had alleged as a conspiracy to corporatise and facilitate mass production of Goa's heritage drink.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Delhi Crime' is born out of sadness, anger: Richie Mehta
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Indo-Canadian filmmaker Richie Mehta is humbled by the International Emmy win for his web series, Delhi Crime, and says it is the culmination of years of work by hundreds of people.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Global warming likely to raise disease risk for animals
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) Changes in climate can increase infectious disease risk in animals, with the possibility that these diseases could spread to humans, warn researchers.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,National,Environment/Wildlife
58K women banking correspondents to begin training in UP
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Adityanath has asked the rural development and panchayati raj departments to go ahead with the training of 58,000 women banking correspondent (BC) Sakhis before they begin their job.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Earth observation satellite policy must have 'shutter control', time-bound permits: Experts
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) With the Indian earth observation satellite sector transitioning from space agency driven to industry driven, there is a need to stipulate the timelines for permissions and the policy be a comprehensive one, said experts.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech
HK govt refutes groundless remarks in British report
Hong Kong, Nov 24 (IANS) The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Tuesday objected to sweeping attacks and groundless accusations by Britain in a six-monthly report on Hong Kong.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
ISL: AIFF's disciplinary committee warns MCFC's Ahmed Jahouh
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The disciplinary committee of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has issued a warning to Mumbai City FC midfielder Ahmed Jahouh who was handed a red card against NorthEast United FC last Saturday in Bambolim.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Allu Arjun, Pooja Hegde's song 'Botta Bomma' gets over 450 million views
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Ala Vaikunthapurramloo, starring Telugu superstar Allu Arjun and actress Pooja Hegde, became an instant hit on release earlier this year, and the popular track of the film, Botta Bomma, has now garnered over 450 million views.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mandatory thermal screening of guests mandatory at Goa hotels: CM
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) Hotel managements in Goa have been directed to mandatorily use thermal guns in order to screen their guests, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday. Sawant also said that family members should not delay testing and admission of persons at home, suffering from Covid-19 like symptoms in order to bring down the Covid-19 death rate in the coastal state.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Goa,National
Huawei patents smartphone temperature measurement tech
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has filed a new patent related to temperature measurement on mobile devices.
2020-11-24
Category: International, China,Technology
NDA candidate confident of bagging Bihar Speaker's post
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance candidate for the Bihar Assembly Speaker's post, Vijay Sinha of the BJP, said that normally the post of Speaker goes to the ruling party as it has the majority in the House.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
SC mulls issuing notice to Maharashtra Assembly Speaker in a letter to Arnab Goswami
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that it is contemplating issuing notice to Maharashtra Assembly Speaker while hearing a plea by Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami challenging the show-cause notice issued by the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for initiation of breach of privilege motion against him. The notice was issued for Goswami's reporting in connection with case of death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Bollywood congratulates team 'Delhi Crime' on International Emmy win
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities congratulated the cast and crew of the web-series Delhi Crime, which has won the Best Drama Series award at the 48th International Emmy Awards, held virtually this year owing to the ongoing Covid pandemic. The show becomes the first Indian programme to win an International Emmy.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Goa CM criticises Maharashtra's new Covid SOPs
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday criticised the new SOPs set by the Maharashtra government, claiming that subjecting symptomatic Covid-19 patients to antigen tests was pointless.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Rasika Dugal is honoured as 'Delhi Crime' wins International Emmy Award
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal feels honoured as her web series Delhi Crime has become the first Indian show to get an International Emmy.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
China to continue sharing epidemic prevention experience with Indonesia
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) China is ready to continue sharing its experience in epidemic prevention and control with Indonesia, said Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
2020-11-24
Category: International, China,Politics
For me, 'Delhi Crime' has always been a winner: Shefali Shah
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Shefali Shah is ecstatic over her web series Delhi Crime winning the Best Drama Series award at the 48th International Emmy Awards, and says the honour is like a cherry on the sundae.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Transgender doctor charges section of media for wrong reportage
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) A transgender doctor on Tuesday charged a section of the media for a gross wrong reportage about her.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP leaders are cousin brothers of Goebbels claims KTR
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president K. T. Rama Rao on Tuesday described BJP leaders as cousin brothers of Goebbels.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India will have to think out of the box to beat Aus in Tests: RP Singh (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Virat Kohli-led Indian team is "far ahead" of Australia in the 50-over and T20 formats, but it will have to think out of the box in the Test series to beat them as it will "get a fight" from the hosts, says former India speedster Rudra Pratap Singh.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'NATO will not let Daesh 'Rebuild' in Afghanistan'
Brussels, Nov 24 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the 66th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly said that the alliance cannot let Daesh rebuild in Afghanistan "the terror caliphate it lost in Syria and Iraq".
2020-11-24
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Dhawan shares image of Team India's new limited-overs jersey
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Left-handed opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan on Tuesday shared a glimpse of Team India's new jersey which they will be wearing in the upcoming limited-overs fixtures against Australia.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
2 youth killed 3 injured in separate road mishaps in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 24 (IANS) Two youth were killed and three others were injured in two separate road accidents in Gurugram , the police said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BIS quality standards needed for aluminium scrap imports into India
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Experts have emphasized the urgent need for BIS standards for Aluminium Scrap to address quality, environment and safety concerns, as per global benchmarks and check the recycling, usage, and imports of sub-standard scrap.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Moon requests public support for antivirus campaign
Seoul, Nov 24 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in appealed to the public on Tuesday to continue supporting the government's fight against the rapid spread of COVID-19.
2020-11-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Married off as toddler, woman seeks legal help for better future
Jaipur, Nov 24 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman married at the age of 2.5 years has taken the court's shelter to seek a better future for herself.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Andhra braces for Nivar, dispatches SDRF, NDRF teams to Nellore
Amaravati, Nov 24 (IANS) With heavy rain expected over parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema owing to Nivar cyclone, the Andhra Pradesh government alerted all district officials and dispatched National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and SDRF teams to Nellore," said disaster management commissioner K. Kannababu.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Intel alert on SFJ's Nov 26 Khalistan flag-raising call at India Gate (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Security agencies have alerted law enforcement agencies in Delhi to keep strict vigil in the national capital as the banned Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) group in its latest move has given a call to farmers of Punjab and Haryana to raise "Khalistan flags" on November 26 at India Gate here.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
India will get smoked in Tests if they don't succeed in ODI & T20Is, says Clarke
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India will get "smoked" in the forthcoming four-match Test series if Virat Kohli doesn't set the tone in the limited-overs fixtures before his departure from Australia, believes former skipper Michael Clarke.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
New therapy for flu may help fight Covid-19: Study
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new therapy for influenza virus infections that may also prove effective against many other pathogenic virus infections, including HIV and Covid-19.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Mahagathbandhan fields RJD MLA for Speaker's post in Bihar
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) The opposition Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) in Bihar on Tuesday fielded five-time Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA Awadh Bihari Choudhury as its candidate for the post of Assembly Speaker. The election for the Speaker's post is due on Wednesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Already cleared way for reopening Spas: Centre to Delhi HC
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has "no objection" with the reopening of spas, which had been closed due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Schools in Pak closed down for violating Covid SOPs
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan's Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said on Tuesday that the decision to close down educational institutes was taken due to non-compliance with government-issued coronavirus SOPs.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Health/Medicine
Gandhi's silent as Congress' internal rift widens up
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Amid the ongoing turmoil within the Congress as senior leaders are raising their voices, the Gandhi's are maintaining a silence. The firefighting has been left to the younger lot, who are not hesitating to corner the dissenters, even calling them 'conspirators to break the party'.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Markets in Bhopal to open till 8 p.m. amid Covid-19 surge
Bhopal, Nov 24 (IANS) A slew of measures have been taken in Bhopal to control the recent surge in coronavirus cases which include the closure of markets by 8 p.m. from November 24.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
GlobalLogic acquires digital transformation company ECS Group
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Silicon Valley-headquartered digital product engineering services company GlobalLogic has acquired ECS Group, a UK-based digital transformation and DevOps consultancy. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Pak's CTD foils suicide attack on Lahore police station
Lahore, Nov 24 (IANS) Officials from the Pakistan's Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Tuesday said they foiled a possible militant attack by killing a suspected would-be suicide bomber when he tried to sneak into a police station near Lahore.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Terrorism
Green Mediterranean diet better for heart health: Study
Jerusalem, Nov 24 (IANS) A green Mediterranean diet, containing even more plant matter and very little red meat or poultry, maybe even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than the traditional version -- at least in men, say researchers.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Israel,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Innovation culture fuelling business resilience in India: Study
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Amid the pandemic, 77 per cent of Indian organisations have found innovation to be critical or important to their performance and resilience, said a Microsoft and IDC report released on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Xi calls for closer China-Ethiopia cooperation
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Tuesday to work with his Ethiopian counterpart Sahle-Work Zewde to enhance China-Africa and the Belt and Road cooperation, so as to bring more benefits to both countries and peoples.
2020-11-24
Category: International, China,Politics
Ayushmann is missing 'warm human' and wife Tahira
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who is currently busy shooting in hometown Chandigarh, is missing his wife, writer-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
China, EU need to enhance strategic cooperation: Chinese FM
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that China and the European Union (EU) need to enhance strategic cooperation and play a constructive role in coping with global challenges.
2020-11-24
Category: International, China,Politics
New copy, paste feature in Microsoft Edge brings trouble for users
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a new default way to copy and paste web URLs from the Edge browser address bar into your content but the change has not gone down well with the users.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Nuclear power complex in Kalpakkam geared to meet Cyclone Nivar
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The atomic power complex in Kalpakkam about 70 km from here is geared up to meet Cyclone Nivar that is expected to cross the coast near Mamallapuram and Karaikal in Puducherry on Wednesday evening, said the top official of the Disaster Management Committee.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Judge interfering in Moin Qureshi case probe, claims CBI
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has alleged that trial court judge is interfering in the investigation conducted by it in the corruption case against controversial meat exporter Moin Akhtar Qureshi, in which former CBI directors Ranjit Sinha and A.P. Singh are also under the scanner.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
NSE expels Karvy Stock Broking
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has expelled tainted member, Karvy Stock Broking Ltd from its membership and also declared it a defaulter.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Toyota launches third generation of Innova MPV
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Auto major Toyota Kirloskar Motor on Tuesday launched the third generation of MPV Innova -- 'Innova Crysta' priced between Rs 16.26 lakh and Rs 24.33 lakh.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tejasvi Surya removes police barricades to enter Osmania Univ
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Tension prevailed at Osmania University on Tuesday when BJP youth wing president Tejasvi Surya and his supporters removed police barricades to enter the campus.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
J&K govt releases list of beneficiaries of Roshni Act
Jammu, Nov 24 (IANS) After the Jammu and Kashmir government passed orders for the implementation of the high court decision that declared the Roshni Act 2001 void ab initio, authorities have released the list of the high profile beneficiaries of the scrapped act.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Lure of long-term infrastructure investments would fuel India's economic growth
The central governments move to identify 7,000 projects under the National Infrastructure pipeline will not just showcase India as a lucrative destination at the meet with global fund houses but also as a major contributor to global growth
2020-11-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
PM-CM meet: Kejriwal blames Covid spike on pollution, Mamata demands GST dues
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the Covid-19 situation of the eight worst-hit states in his first leg of PM-CM meeting on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ganga melas cancelled in UP due to pandemic
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) The 'Ganga Snan Mela' and the 'Deepdaan' festival at Garhmukteshwar in Hapur district and at Hastinapur in Meerut district have been cancelled this year due to the pandemic.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Musk now 2nd richest in world, surpasses Gates
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Tesla chief Elon Musk has surpassed Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to become the second-richest person in the world.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Maruti Suzuki extends 'Subscribe' service to 4 new cities
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki has launched its 'Subscribe' service in four more cities -- Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anthony Mackie to star in 'The Ogun'
Los Angeles, Nov 24 (IANS) Actor Anthony Mackie is all set to star in the upcoming action-adventure The Ogun, which he will also produce. 
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Customs arrests Sivasankar in gold smuggling case
Kochi, Nov 24 (IANS) After getting the court's nod to arrest the former Principal Secretary of Kerala Chief Minister, the Customs on Tuesday effected the arrest of Sivasankar.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aus vs Ind: Adelaide Test to go ahead as scheduled, confirms CA
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Adelaide Test between Australia and India will go on as per schedule, Cricket Australia Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nick Hockley confirmed on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
1 killed, 23 injured in Busan apartment fire
Busan, Nov 24 (IANS) A fire broke out at an apartment building in the southeastern city of Busan on Tuesday, leaving one dead and 23 injured, fire authorities said.
2020-11-24
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bidita Bag: I understand men very well, I call myself a Manist
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Bidita calls herself a Manist, and believes the world would be a beautiful place if men and women start understanding and supporting each other more.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
S. Korea's main oppn to push for 3rd round of emergency virus handouts
Seoul, Nov 24 (IANS) South Korea's main opposition, People Power Party (PPP), will push to include funds for an additional third round of coronavirus-related emergency handouts in next year's state budget, a senior party official said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Kovind inaugurates Air India One flight
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday boarded the Air India One -- B777 aircraft -- on its inaugural flight to Chennai, said Rashtrapati Bhavan statement.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Haridwar Kumbh to start on March 11: Akhara Parishad
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 24 (IANS) The Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) president, Mahant Narendra Giri, has announced that the first 'shahi snan' (bathing day) of Haridwar Kumbh, scheduled next year, will be held on March 11 on occasion of 'Maha Shivratri'.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Aus vs Ind: Ishant, Rohit ruled out of first two Tests, says report
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Ishant Sharma and Rohit Sharma have been reportedly ruled out of the first two Tests of the upcoming four-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia slated to begin from December 17 in Adelaide.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
US to achieve Covid herd immunity by end of 2021: McKinsey
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The positive readouts from the vaccine trials mean that the United States will most likely reach an epidemiological end to the Covid-19 pandemic (herd immunity) in Q3 or Q4 2021, according to a research by McKinsey & Co.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
India sees consecutive year-on-year decline in coal funding: Report
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The third annual Coal vs Renewable Financial Analysis 2019 marks a second consecutive year-on-year decline in coal funding in India following a 90 per cent decrease in 2018.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Saleh accuses Afghan MPs of involvement in corruption
Geneva, Nov 24 (IANS) Addressing an side event on anti-corruption efforts at the Geneva conference, First Vice President of Afghanistan Amrullah Saleh accused some "certain" Afghan lawmakers of involvement in big corruption cases and said so far such none of them have been investigated.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
People with eye disease, diabetes at 5-fold risk of severe Covid-19: Study
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that people with diabetes and eye disease have a five-fold increased risk of requiring intubation when hospitalised with Covid-19.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Father throws three kids into Haryana canal
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a drunk man allegedly threw his three minor children into a canal in Haryana's Karnal district, the police said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Moin Qureshi case adjourned after CBI gets stay on top officer's summoning
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday adjourned till December 24 the corruption case against controversial meat exporter Moin Akhtar Qureshi, in which former CBI directors Ranjit Sinha and A.P. Singh are also under the scanner.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sacked BSF jawan's plea challenging Modi's election from Varanasi in 2019 dismissed
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea by sacked Border Security Force jawan, Tej Bahadur, challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Lok Sabha in 2019 from Varanasi constituency.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tottenham's Dele Alli shows off cricketing skills with 'outrageous catch'
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) English footballer Dele Alli, who plays as a midfielder for Tottenham Hotspur and the England national team, recently stunned everyone by pulling off an "outrageous catch" while playing cricket with his Premier League teammates.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Football
UK Home Office says Shamima Begum still national security threat
London, Nov 24 (IANS) ISIS bride Shamima Begum still presents a national security threat, the Supreme Court was told on Monday, at the start of a two-day trial challenging the decision to revoke Begum's British citizenship and refuse her leave to enter the UK.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Telangana logs 921 new Covid cases, tally reaches 2.65L
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Telangana reported 921 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state's tally to over 2.65 lakh, health officials said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Jolt to MVA: ED raids top Sena leader, detains son (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) In a rude jolt to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi ahead of its first anniversary on November 28, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) with a huge posse of CRPF troopers raided the home and around nine other premises of senior Shiv Sena leader Pratap Sarnaik, before detaining his son Vihang, here on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sony confirms Variable Refresh Rate coming to PS5 in future update
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation 5 will get Variable Refresh Rate or VRR support via a future software update.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Prez arrives in Tirupati, to offer prayers at Tirumala temple
Tirupati, Nov 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan received President Ram Nath Kovind at the Renigunta airport on Tuesday morning.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Nifty crosses 13K as vax hopes boost markets globally (Ld)
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Optimism over the vaccine front against the novel Coronavirus and the continued flow of foreign funds have boosted the Indian stock market, as on Tuesday the Nifty50 crossed the 13,000 mark for the first time.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi woman posing as gangster kin opens fire at shop, arrested
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A woman, claiming to be the sibling of a notorious gangster, opened fire at a shop in Northeast Delhi's Jafrabad.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
70-year-old man shot dead by bike-borne assailants in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A 70-year-old man was shot dead allegedly by two unidentified bike-borne men outside his house in West Delhi's Vikaspuri. The accused fled the spot after shooting the man identified as Attam Sigh, who received bullet injuries on his head, police said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sanjana Ramesh sets 'detailed goals' for NCAA 2020-21 season
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Sanjana Ramesh, the young prodigy from NBA Academy Women's Program, has set well-defined goals for the 2020-21 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I basketball season starting Wednesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
NGT concern over unused Rs 800Cr meant for victims of hazardous substances
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal has expressed disappointment over non-utilization of more than Rs 800 crore meant towards Environment Relief Fund for victims of accidents in the process of handling hazardous substances and asked the environment ministry to look into it.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
TV actor Ashiesh Roy passes away
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Television actor Ashiesh Roy passed away in Mumbai early on Tuesday. The Sasural Simar Ka actor died of kidney failure at his residence in Jogeshwari. 
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
Now 'real hope' to end COVID-19 with vaccines: WHO chief
Geneva, Nov 24 (IANS) "There is now real hope that vaccines, in combination with other tried and tested public health measures, will help to end the pandemic," said the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Cyclone Nivar: Modi dials TN & Puducherry CMs, assures support (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to the Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry ahead of the impending cyclone that is going to cross into the state and UT by Wednesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
UP: Couple loses jewellery, car on wedding night
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 24 (IANS) A newly wed couple and their wedding party received a rude shock when all the jewellery gifted to the bride and the car in which it was kept, went missing on the wedding day.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jolt for MVA as ED raids top Maharashtra Sena leader (Ld)
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) In a rude jolt to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) with a huge posse of CRPF personnel raided the home of senior Shiv Sena leader Pratap Sarnaik and around 9 other premises, here on Tuesday morning.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Into 5th year, Pinarayi Vijayan from invincible to vulnerable
Thiruvananathapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) Well begun is half done, goes the old saying and in Kerala, this now aptly fits the once invincible Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who is now in his fifth year of governance. After a good beginning, he has now turned vulnerable.
2020-11-24
Category: India, New Delhi,National
FIR against girl who accused BSP MP of rape
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 24 (IANS) In an unexpected turn of events, an Uttar Pradesh court has ordered the police to book the girl, who alleged rape against Bahujan Samaj Party MP Atul Rai.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pak PM Imran Khan's lawyer appointed as PTV chairman
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistani lawyer Naeem Bukhari, who led the legal team of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan in the Panama Papers leak case, has been appointed as Chairman of the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV).
2020-11-24
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Eight new Covid-19 cases found in latest round of testing: Premier League
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Eight new positive coronavirus cases have been found in the latest round of testing conducted by Premier League, England's top-tier football tournament.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Vaccine hopes push gold below Rs 49,000 per 10 gram
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Futures of gold, which were soaring well above the Rs 50,000 mark till sometime back amid the weak economic scenario, have now started to ease and have fallen below the Rs 49,000-mark amid optimism regarding vaccines for the novel Coronavirus.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Surprise performance as Nifty profits at highest level amid pandemic
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Rather unexpectedly when the economic conditions looked challenging and visibility was low, India Inc has surprised with the Nifty companies delivering their highest-ever quarterly profits in September 2020 in the last 45 quarters.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
LG releases new 4K projector with 'triple image adjustment' feature
Seoul, Nov 24 (IANS) LG Electronics has introduced a new cinema projector in South Korea that boasts easy screen alignment amid the pandemic-driven stay-at-home trend.
2020-11-24
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
ED raids 10 places in Mumbai, including politician residence in money laundering case
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday carried put searches at over 10 locations in Maharashtra on Tops Group promoters and related members, including some politicians, officials said.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Allahabad HC: Earlier verdict on conversion was not good law
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 24 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has struck down its previous judgement in which it held that religious conversion "just for the purpose of marriage" was unacceptable. The court said that essentially it does not matter whether a conversion is valid or not. The right of two adults to live together cannot be encroached upon by the state or others.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Farmers block passenger train service in Amritsar
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A day after the Railways resumed train services in Punjab, the farmers on Tuesday blocked the railway track at the Jandiala railway station in Amritsar district. Following the fresh blockade, the trains are being diverted.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
High blood sugar ups Covid-19 death risk in non-diabetics too: Study
London, Nov 24 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have now claimed that abnormally high blood sugar may worsen outcomes and mortality rates for Covid-19 patients, including those without diabetes.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
UN envoy calls for preserving political consensus in Somalia
United Nations, Nov 24 (IANS) The "broad political consensus" reached in September that ended a two-year stalemate in Somalia, an impoverished, war-torn eastern African country, must be "preserved and indeed deepened," the country's UN envoy told the Security Council.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
BBL: Melbourne Stars sign Hatcher, extend Larkin & Coleman deals
Melbourne, Nov 24 (IANS) Melbourne Stars have filled the final domestic spot on their roster for the upcoming Big Bash League with the signing of fast bowler Liam Hatcher.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Isabelle Kaif is very professional: Punjabi singer Deep Money
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Isabelle Kaif, sister of Bollywood star Katrina Kaif, recently made her debut in the world of Punjabi music videos with Mashallah sung by Deep Money. He says although Isabelle is new in the industry, she is very professional.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cyclone Nivar: Modi dials TN & Puducherry CMs, assures support
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to the Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry ahead of the impending cyclone that is going to cross into the state and UT by Wednesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Pak PM approves creation of liaison body for spy agencies
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan approved the setting up of the National Intelligence Coordination Committee (NICC), a senior security source said.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Sarah Aley announces retirement from WBBL
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Australia women cricketer Sarah Aley has announced her retirement from Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) via Instagram.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Depression intensifies into cyclone Nivar, to cross TN, Puducherry coast on Wednesday
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) A deep depression over Southwest Bay of Bengal has intensified into cyclonic storm Nivar and lay centred about 410 km East-southeast of Puducherry and 450 km southeast of Chennai, said the India Meteorological Department on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Payments firm Cashfree raises $35mn led by Apis
Bengaluru, Nov 24 (IANS) Bengaluru-based payments solutions company Cashfree on Tuesday said it has received $35.3 million (approximately Rs 260 crores) as part of its Series B funding led by growth stage financial services investor, Apis Growth Fund II.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Miracle baby in UP stuffed in gunny bags, survives
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) Nov 24 (IANS) A baby girl was found stuffed inside three gunny bags on the side of a Uttar Pradesh road in Meerut city.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Hiring recovers in India to climb 30% in September: LinkedIn
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Hiring in India recovered by 18 per cent to climb 30 per cent (on-year) in September, as businesses and companies continue to reopen, global professional services platform LinkedIn said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Puzzled by CEA celebrating current account surplus: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said he is "puzzled" by Chief Economic Adviser K.V. Subramanian celebrating the current account surplus.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ahead of India series, Australians get more batting time during quarantine
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) The quarantine ahead of the series against India may have caused concern to Australia players for not being able to meet their families but it has also helped the host's cause with the players getting get plenty of time for practice and warm-up as they have to come out in smaller groups.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
With crude firm, petrol & diesel prices rise
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Petrol price on Tuesday was raised by 6 paise per litre and diesel by 16 paise, the fifth straight day of increase in rates as the firming international oil rates broke a nearly two-month-long hiatus in fuel price revision.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Preparing to accept defeat, Trump agrees to Biden transition (Ld)
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) President Donald Trump has at last set the stage for leaving office in January by agreeing to work with Joe Biden on the transition to his presidency, even as he stubbornly asserted that he would ultimately win.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,International
No conspiracy found in 'love jihad' cases in UP
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) The Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to probe cases of love jihad in Kanpur, has not found any evidence of foreign funding or organised conspiracy.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
The docu-drama finds ready space on OTT
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The streaming world in 2020 is all about unfolding sensational stories, sports chapters, and adding a dose of reality in the diverse world of the streaming services.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NZ PM highlights post-Covid economic recovery plans
Wellington, Nov 24 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday highlighted the crucial importance of the primary industries, implying that her government would invest huge resources in the areas for accelerating economic recovery.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Season's 1st snowfall lashes plains of Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) Chilly winds lashed Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the plains in Kashmir division received season's first snowfall.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
IPL has made players friendly & taken shine out of sledging, says Smith (Ld)
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Australia top-order batsman Steve Smith has played down chances of verbal duels during the upcoming series against India, saying that playing regularly with each other has made sledging look awkward these days.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
IPL has made players friendly & taken sledging out of cricket: Smith
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Australia top-order batsman Steve Smith has played down chances of verbal duels during the upcoming series against India, saying that playing regularly with each other has made sledging look awkward these days.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni's mentor passes away after prolonged illness in Ranchi
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Deval Sahay, mentor of cricket icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni and who is credited with preparing first turf pitches in Ranchi, passed away due to multi-organ failure in the early hours of Tuesday in a hospital in the state capital.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Revoke order deploying final-year students for Covid duty'
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Federation of Residents Doctors Association (FORDA), an association of the resident doctors in Delhi, has expressed anguish against the Delhi government's latest order to deploy undergraduate MBBS (medicine) and BDS (dentistry) students on Covid duties in order to manage the scarcity of healthcare workers amid the raging Covid surge.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Apple App Store Connect to remain closed during Christmas week
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Apple closes its App Store Connect for a week around the holidays each year and like previous years, the iPhone maker will shut down App Store Connect during the week of Christmas.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Around 38K new cases take India's tally close to 92L
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) With 37,975 new Covid-19 infections, India's total case tally reached 91,77,840 on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Google Pay to remove payments on web app, add transfer fee
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Google Pay is set to kill the peer-to-peer payments facility on its web app in January and is going to add a fee for instant money transfers, the media reported.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Global Covid-19 cases top 59mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 59 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.39 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Nifty hits 13K for 1st time, Sensex above 44,400
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Indian equity indices surged to fresh record highs on Tuesday morning with the NSE Nifty50 crossing the 13,000 mark for the first time ever.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UP: Groom's friend injured in celebratory firing
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 24 (IANS) A close friend of the groom received a bullet injury in the stomach during celebratory firing at the wedding in Amroha.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Very satisfying to see more youngsters take up hockey officiating'
Nagpur, Nov 24 (IANS) Manish Gour from Nagpur, who was recently awarded the Hockey India Best Technical Official 2019-2020, has stated that he is pleased to see young officials and former players from state and national level showing keen interest in officiating.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Apple security head offered 200 iPads to procure firearm licenses
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) A grand jury in the US has indicted Apples Chief Security Officer Thomas Moyer for offering 200 iPads worth about $70,000 as a bribe to Santa Clara County officials to procure concealed firearms (CCW) licenses.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
UP cop's brother murdered
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 24 (IANS) A young man in Uttar Pradesh was lured for a late night drink binge and then murdered by his tenants over money dispute.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gang selling fake protein supplement caught in UP
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 24 (IANS) The Muzaffarnagar police have arrested three members of a gang that was making and selling fake protein powder after sticking labels of top US and European brands on them.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pilibhit Reserve gets global award for doubling tiger population
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 24 (IANS) The Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) and the Uttar Pradesh Forest department have bagged the first-ever international award, TX2, for doubling the number of tigers in four years against a target of 10 years.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Went against my nature during IPL, but have now found my rhythm back: Smith
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Australia batsman Steve Smith on Tuesday said he had changed his natural game at the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) edition, trying to do power-hitting instead of working out gaps, which affected his rhythm and form in the T20 tournament played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Apple extends App Store fee waiver for online events till June 2021
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Apple has extended its deadline for requiring in-app purchases for online group events within iOS apps from December to June 30 next year.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Maximum 4K fans to be allowed into England stadiums starting December
London, Nov 24 (IANS) England will allow a limited number of fans at outdoor sports events when the four-week lockdown amid the Covid-19 pandemic ends on December 2.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
EU, UN-led pact to report methane emissions
Nairobi, Nov 24 (IANS) In a move that will help tackle one of the biggest and most solvable contributors to the climate crisis, major players in the oil and gas industry have agreed to report methane emissions with a new, much higher level of transparency.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Kenya,National,Environment/Wildlife
Twitter to warn users if they try to like a flagged tweet
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Twitter on Tuesday announced it is set to show a warning notification when the users try to like a labeled tweet.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
CBA announces second stage schedule of 2020-21 season
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) League has released the schedule for the second stage of the regular 2020-21 season, which will be held from December 2 this year to February 4, 2021, with a total of 26 rounds in Zhuji City, Zhejiang Province.
2020-11-24
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Indian bowlers not good as Wagner is with short balls, indicates Smith
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) If Jasprit Bumrah & Co plan to get rid of Steve Smith with short deliveries, they may have to target the area between Smith's shoulder and ribs for a significantly long period and vary the pace of the deliveries al la New Zealand pace bowler Neil Wagner who troubled the Australian batter last summer, dismissing him four out of five times in three Tests.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
China launches its first mission to return moon samples
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) China on Tuesday launched a spacecraft to collect and return samples from the moon, the country's first attempt to retrieve samples from an extraterrestrial body.
2020-11-24
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
News media bargaining code: Where Google and publishers' ideas of the audience collide
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) Google VP and chief evangelist Vint Cerf's November 23 blog against the idea of Google paying news businesses is built on three pillars: Search intent, the migration of ad dollars away from news media and the technologist's idea of the audience as distinct from a publisher's.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,National
Trump virtually concedes defeat, agrees to Biden transition
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) President Donald Trump has virtually conceded defeat to Joe Biden agreeing to begin the transition to the Democrat's administration while also making claims that he will be the ultimate winner of the November 3 election.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shiamak Davar recalls choreographing 'coolest dancers' Hrithik, Aishwarya
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Ace choreographer Shiamak Davar has shared his experience of choreographing Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the 2006 hit, Dhoom: 2.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Writing helped me identify myself: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Reading about the Kohinoor diamond and how it was taken by the British from Maharaja Dalip Singh and given to Queen Victoria, writer Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni came across the story of his mother -- Queen Jindan. "It was such an inspiring story of courage and resistance, and a great tale of love as well. I figured that, like me, many people did not know of Jindan's brave spirit and her intelligence -- and the wrongs she suffered not just at the hands of the British but also her own treacherous nobles. It had to be shared with the world," says the author whose latest book 'The Last Queen will be published by HarperCollins India in January 2021.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Chinese mainland reports 20 new imported Covid-19 cases
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) The Chinese mainland reported 20 new imported Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 3,804.
2020-11-24
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Liam Payne's spooky reason for losing sleep
Los Angeles, Nov 24 (IANS) SInger Liam Payne says he has moved into a haunted house, and that is why he is having trouble sleeping.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UNICEF working with over 350 partners to deliver Covid-19 vaccines
United Nations, Nov 24 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations from around the world, to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to over 92 countries, as soon as doses become available, the agency said on Monday.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Health workers helping Covid-19 patients among first to receive vaccine in US Texas
Houston, Nov 24 (IANS) Health workers providing direct care for Covid-19 patients and other vulnerable residents will be the first to receive vaccines, US Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Monday.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Jason Derulo feels happy to share his wealth
Los Angeles, Nov 24 (IANS) Singer Jason Derulo says sharing his wealth with other people gives him happiness.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
When Gordon Ramsay was mistaken for his son's grandfather
Los Angeles, Nov 24 (IANS) Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, who has five children, has opened up about his bizarre identity crisis as a parent.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
'Delhi Crime' wins International Emmy for Best Drama Series
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The web series Delhi Crime has won the Best Drama Series award at the 48th International Emmy Awards, held virtually this year owing to the ongoing Covid pandemic. The show becomes the first Indian programme to win an International Emmy.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
People make shocking excuses to evade Rs 2,000 fine
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) "Sir, I have removed the mask for just one minute, was wearing it for the whole day." This is one of the excuses that people give when they caught flouting norms and to evade the Rs 2,000 fine.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Janet Yellen is Biden's pick for US Treasury Secy, another glass ceiling is shattered
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate former chief of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen as Americas next Treasury secretary, according to a news break by The Wall Street Journal.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Janet Yellen tipped for US Treasury Secy
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate former chief of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen as America's next Treasury secretary, according to a news break by The Wall Street Journal.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Russia reports new record high of daily Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS) Russia registered 25,173 Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, a new all-time high, as the pandemic worsened in the cold season, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Monday.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Oxford English Dictionary names 'words of the year'
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Oxford English Dictionary (OED) announced on Monday for the first time that it has chosen not to name one single word of the year, but many words for the "unprecedented" year 2020.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Biden's Secretary of State-designee Blinken sees India ties as 'high priority' (Ld)
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) Antony Blinken, who has said that strengthening ties with India would be a "high-priority" in a new administration, has been designated for the post of secretary of secretary by Joe Biden.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
British PM announces 'tougher' tiered system of covid restrictions
London, Nov 24 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday a "tougher" tiered system of coronavirus restrictions to replace England's current lockdown when it ends on December 2.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
Starting with clean sheet and win a reason to be satisfied: Hyd coach Marquez
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 24 (IANS) Hyderabad FC coach Manolo Marquez said that keeping a clean sheet in their first match of the 2020/21 Indian Super League (ISL) season is a reason for the team to be happy.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Recoveries outnumber Covid cases in Karnataka again
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) Maintaining the trend, 1,645 recoveries in a single day outnumbered 1,509 new Covid cases in Karnataka on Sunday, the health bulletin released on Monday said.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Rajasthan witnessing 2nd peak of Covid cases: Health Minister
Jaipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma said on Monday that the state is registering over 3,000 Covid-19 cases per day for the past few days, calling it a second peak of coronavirus in the state.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Doctor, two others booked over illegal adoption procedure
Gurugram, Nov 23 (IANS) A doctor, who runs a private clinic in Sector-56, and a couple have been booked on the direction of a local court over alleged illegal adoption of a newborn without following government procedures, the police said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yediyurappa allocates Rs 500 cr to his community's corporation
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) Karnataka on Monday allocated a whopping Rs 500 crore to the newly-formed Karnataka Veerashaiva-Lingayat Development Corporation (KVLDC).
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Delhi reports 121 Covid deaths in 24 hours; Nov toll 1,950
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) As the national capital recorded 121 fatalities due to Covid-19 on Monday, the second-highest so far, the number of deaths in November alone has reached 1,950, pushing the overall toll to 8,512.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
US CDC releases blueprint for initial vaccine allocation
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) America's top public health agency - the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - on Monday released its first blueprint of a four-pronged ethical basis which will determine how the coronavirus vaccine could be released to reach more than 261 million people who fall into the category of essential workers.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Dalit murder case: SC gives Guj last chance to file reply
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday gave the final opportunity to the Gujarat government to file its reply on an appeal against bail granted to an accused in the murder case of a Dalit man, who was allegedly beaten to death in a factory near Rajkot.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
KKR should make Gill the captain: Aakash Chopra
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) should release the likes of Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan and Dinesh Karthik while letting 21-year-old batsman Shubman Gill take over as the captain, former India batsman Aakash Chopra said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Biden announces Antony Blinken as Secretary of State designate (Ld)
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) Joe Biden announced on Monday that he will be nominating Antony Blinken to be his Secretary of State, a key administrative position for his reset of international relations.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Little-known RSS worker elected unopposed to RS from K'taka
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) Relatively unknown RSS worker K. Narayan, who was the BJP's nominee for the Rajya Sabha bypoll in Karnataka, was on Monday declared elected unanimously.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kohli not a bad captain, but Rohit is better: Gambhir
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir has said that current captain Virat Kohli may be good in the role, but his vice-captain Rohit Sharma is better at it.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Andhra CM to receive President in Tirupati on Tuesday
Amaravati, Nov 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will receive President Ram Nath Kovid in Tirupati on Tuesday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
K'taka launches project based learning modules to help primary students
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) Karnataka on Monday launched the Project-Based Learning and Customised Learning Achievement Path modules for the benefit of more than 18 lakh primary students in the state-run schools.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
African football chief Ahmad banned for 5 years
Zurich, Nov 23 (IANS) The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, has been banned for a period of five years by FIFA after it conducted an ethics investigation.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
Can BJP do a Dubbaka in Tirupati Parliamentary bypoll?
Amaravati, Nov 23 (IANS) High on Dubbaka by-election victory in Telangana, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) aims to replicate that performance in Andhra Pradesh's forthcoming Tirupati bypoll.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passes away, cremation on Thursday (Ld)
Guwahati, Nov 23 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and three-time (2001-2016) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi (86) passed away on Monday evening after a protracted illness, Assam Health and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
PIL in Delhi HC seeks FIR against Mehbooba Mufti for tricolour remark
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) A plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking registration of an FIR against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for her controversial statement regarding the national flag.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Campaigning for Greater Hyderabad polls gathers momentum
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) With barely a week to go for elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), campaigning gathered momentum with leaders of major parties hitting the roads to woo voters.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Gujarat sees 1,487 more Covid cases, 17 new deaths
Gandhinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) With the addition of 1,487 fresh cases on Monday, Gujarat saw its coronavirus tally reach 1,98,899, while the death toll rose to 3,876 as 17 more succumbed.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Night curfew in Ahmedabad extended till Dec 11
Gandhinagar Nov 23 (IANS) The police commissioner of Ahmedabad, Sanjay Shrivastav, has decided to extend the night curfew in the city till December 11 in view of the prevailing coronavirus situation. Night curfew has been imposed in four major cities of the state -- Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Santana's penalty helps Hyderabad off to winning start
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 23 (IANS) Aridane Santana's succesfull penalty gave Hyderabad FC a 1-0 win over Odisha in their opening match of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Javadekar on TRPs: Can't measure the opinion of 22 cr people from meters at 50,000 houses
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday asked journalism students not to get caught up in sensational and TRP-centric journalism. The Minister also said that TRP-focused journalism can never be good. One can't gauge the opinion of 22 crore people from meters installed in just 50,000 houses.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
CBI to bring IMA scamster Khan and Baig face-to-face (Ld)
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has decided to bring former minister R. Roshan Baig and multi-crore IMA ponzi scheme prime accused Mansoor Khan face-to-face in a day or two.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sujoy Ghosh: Wanted to make a film based on 'Kabuliwala' for a long time
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh says that with the announcement of two new projects, he is getting an opportunity to fulfil his dream of making a film based on the acclaimed Rabindranath Tagore short story, Kabuliwala.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
FTA will double Indo-US trade by FY26: PHD Chamber
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between India and the US could play a cornerstone role in the long-standing bilateral trade and will double it to $300 billion by FY 2025-26, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Sanjay Aggarwal said.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
India Open badminton: Covid concession sought for foreigners
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Monday requested the Sports Ministry to relax quarantine norms for foreign players looking to participate in next year's India Open. The Super 500 tournament, which will be part of the qualification road to the Tokyo Olympics, is scheduled from March 30-April 4.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Neighbouring country repeating attempts to disturb peace: J&K police
Jammu, Nov 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir police said on Monday that the neighbouring country is repeating its evil attempts to disturb peace in the Union Territory (UT).
2020-11-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Franklin Templeton moves SC against Karnataka HC order on shut funds
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has approached the Supreme Court against the Karnataka High Court's order which said that mutual fund schemes cannot be shut without the consent of the unit holders.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India an auto-manufacturing hub in 5 years? That's Gadkari's 'dream'
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday that the centre is working to make India an automobile manufacturing hub in the coming 5 years.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Adequate security arrangements in place for DDC polls: J&K SEC
Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) State Election Commissioner (SEC) of Jammu and Kashmir, K.K. Sharma, said on Monday that preparations are in advance stage for the smooth and hassle-free conduct of the 8-phase DDC elections, and ULB and panchayat bypolls in the Union Territory.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Maharashtra Covid-19 deaths tumble to 30, 'active cases' rise
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Amid apprehensions of a possible 'second wave', Covid-19 deaths dropped in the sub-100 range for the third day - plummeting to just 30, and the number of 'active cases' continued to increase, health authorities said here on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Coyle starts life at Jamshedpur vs former side Chennaiyin (ISL Match 5)
Vasco, Nov 23 (IANS) Owen Coyle starts life as the head coach of Jamshedpur FC with a game against his former side Chennaiyin in the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco, Goa, on Tuesday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
With tax rate down, govt in no mood to extend tax holidays
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The government seems to be in no mood to extend the sunset clauses of numerous tax holidays it extends to various sectors.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gunneswaran finishes runner-up at Orlando Open tennis
Orlando, Nov 23 (IANS) India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran finished runner-up at the Orlando Open after losing the final of the ATP Challenger event to American Brandon Nakashima. Gunneswaran lost 3-6, 4-6 in the $52,080 hard court tournament.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Cricket back at Eden Gardens after 8 months with Bengal T20 Challenge
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Competitive cricket returns to revered Eden Gardens here on Tuesday after more than eight months, due to Covid-induced lockdown, with a Mohun Bagan-Calcutta Customs Club encounter of the first Bengal T20 Challenge.
2020-11-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Shell-Tata Trusts jointly launch planning tool for rural transformation
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Shell and Tata Trusts, under the India2022 Coalition, on Monday launched the "Stages of Development (SoD) Framework', a data-driven tool that aids start-ups, philanthropists and investors working in the rural development space to make informed decisions, identify relevant solutions and maximise social impact through an integrated, collaborative approach.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Arjun Kapoor: Children should never go without adequate food
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor has opened up about his food start-up venture that has been feeding 1000 children every month. He says kids should never go without food or suffer from malnutrition.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Reliance Retail expands its programme to support local artisans
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) In a push for locally-made artisanal products, Reliance Retail showcased more than 40,000 artisan-crafted products from over 50 Geographical Indication (GI) clusters to its customers this festive season.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian NBFCs' asset quality stays vulnerable, Muthoot bright spot: Moody's
Singapore, Nov 23 (IANS) Although loan collections improved at the rated Indian non-bank finance companies (NBFCs) - Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd and IIFL Finance Limited - loan delinquencies will inevitably increase, pressuring asset quality, Moody's Investors Service has said in a new report on Indian NBFCs.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy
When Tahira Kashyap felt 'extremely vella and useless'
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Writer-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap was feeling extremely useless, so she spent a lot of time on her phone.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Aamir Ali: Realised that prepping can help a lot
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actor Aamir Ali says he has realised that preparing for a role can help a lot in terms of exploring the nuances of the character.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amarinder: Lone union not allowing trains harms farmers' interests
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) Expressing serious concern over the decision of one farmer union not to allow passenger trains to ply till the Centre accedes to their demands on the Central farm laws issue, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said this would put the people to major inconvenience and could have grave consequences for the state.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Filming Chatth devotees sparks communal tension in Bihar village
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) Communal tension prevailed in Hathia Diyara village in Bihar's Katihar district after some unidentified men filmed women Chatth devotees while they were changing clothes.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
PLA's new tactic: Military storage bunkers spotted in Chinese village near Doklam
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) China's new villages close to the Line of Actual Control, meant ostensibly for settling civilians from far-flung areas close to the border, are part of strategy to enhance its military infrastructure in the area, top sources said.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
'A Suitable Boy' row: MP Police register FIR against Netflix officials
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) An FIR has been registered in Madhya Pradesh against two Netflix officials for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through the web series A Suitable Boy, said Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vipul Shah shares his airport ordeal
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Vipul Shah has slammed an airline for ill-treating an 80-year-old woman, saying the incident was shocking and unacceptable.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Forget crowdfunding, K'taka Cong leader goes 'begging' to build party office
Bengaluru, Nov. Nov 23 (IANS) Frustrated over not getting required support from the state Congress leaders, a former Congress legislator and Bagalkote district congress president, S. G. Nanjayyanamath is carrying a "begging bag" (Bhiksha Jolige) to complete the ongoing construction work of the party office.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
SC happy over Army women officers getting permanent commission
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday expressed happiness after learning that the Centre has implemented its verdict to grant permanent commission to women officers in the Indian Army.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
When Shilpa Shetty nailed Shirshasana despite cervical spondylosis
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on Monday motivated fans with an account of how she nailed the Shirshasana, or yoga headstand, despite suffering from cervical spondylosis three years ago.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
GitHub fixes security flaw flagged by Google
San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) Microsoft-owned open source code repository GitHub has finally fixed a security flaw spotted by Google months ago.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
Announce dates for tourist visa, int'l flights resumption: IATO
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) With introduction of a Covid-19 vaccine looking closer to reality, the Indian tourism industry has once again urged the government to finalise a roadmap for resumption and normalisation of international flights and quickly announce dates for restoration of e-visas and tourist visas.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra registers 545 Covid cases, tally 8.62 lakh
Amaravati, Nov 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 545 new Covid cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.62 lakh, even as 1,390 persons recovered from the virus on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
India needs new direction as 'storytellers' BJP, Cong have flopped: KCR
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday said that India needs a new direction as both BJP and Congress have proved to be utter flops in governing the country.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Athiya Shetty admits her Monday was a blur
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Rather than complain about Monday blues, actress Athiya Shetty has posted on social media to say that her day was a blur.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kevin Spacey denies sexual assault allegations
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Disgraced Hollywood star Kevin Spacey has denied sexually assaulting actor Anthony Rapp when he was underage.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
SC to deliver verdict on Tuesday on plea challenging Modi election
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday will pronounce judgement on a plea by sacked Border Security Force trooper, Tej Bahadur, challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
MP Home Minister directs police probe into temple kissing scenes in 'A Suitable Boy'
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra has hinted at possible legal action against the makers of the web series, A Suitable Boy. Mishra said the state police have been asked to probe the web series by Mira Nair to check if kissing scenes in the show have been shot in a temple.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Raj health minister tests Covid positive, admitted to hospital
Jaipur, Nov (IANS) Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma has been admitted to the RUHS Hospital here on Monday after testing positive for Covid-19.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Love and jihad don't go together: Trinamool MP Nusrat Jahan
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress MP from Basirhat Nusrat Jahan slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for using religion as a political tool to consolidate their support base ahead of the state assembly elections.
2020-11-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
How typhoon in Tokyo helped Prajakta Koli bag 'Mismatched'
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) A typhoon in Tokyo helped Prajakta Koli bag the role of the female protagonist in the new web series Mismatched, recalls the social media influencer-turned-actress.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Prez, PM, Rahul Gandhi condole ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi's death
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Congress President Rahul Gandhi have offered their condolences on the demise of Assam ex-chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday evening after battling post-Covid compications. Gogoi was 86 years old and the longest serving Chief Minister of Assam.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2018-19 Aus experience holds key for spinners Ashwin, Yadav
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The current Indian Test team is a bit fortunate to tour Australia within two years of their previous tour. Earlier, the tours were separated by a few years and that would make things difficult for players, especially spinners. By the time, they would adjust to the conditions and pitches, the tour would be over.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sharad Kelkar: 'Darbaan' a very special and emotional film
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actor Sharad Kelkar calls his upcoming film Darbaan very special, adding that it is an emotional project.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Now, Covid negative report mandatory to enter Maharashtra
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) As Covid-19 cases are on the upswing in several parts of the country, Maharashtra on Monday imposed conditions for all travellers arriving in the state from Gujarat, Goa, Rajasthan and Delhi, starting from Wednesday (November 25).
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Varun Sharma misses the winters of Punjab
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actor Varun Sharma has been busy in Mumbai over the past years and he says he misses the winters of Punjab, sharing that he loves spending time in the state during the season.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Snapchat launches Spotlight, to pay top creators $1mn a day
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Taking on TikTok, Popular photo-messaging platform Snapchat on Monday officially released Spotlight where Snapchatters will also have the opportunity to earn like they do on the Chinese short-video making app.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Doctor, two others booked for illegal adoption procedure
Gurugram, Nov 23 (IANS) A doctor running a private clinic in Sector-56 here, and a couple have been booked on the directive of a local court for the alleged illegal adoption of a newborn without following government procedures, the police said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Economic reforms will continue, more ahead, says Sitharaman
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the government will continue its reform agenda and take up more measures in days ahead.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Yami Gautam shoots in the '1942: A Love Story' bungalow
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Yami Gautam is currently shooting for her forthcoming flick Bhoot Police in Himachal Pradesh. On Monday the actress teased fans by sharing a photograph of a bungalow located in Dalhousie where the film is being shot.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bulge bracket FIIs are big buyers while domestic funds are selling
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) While foreign institutional investors (FIIs) are buying in huge quantities in the Indian stock markets every day, taking the benchmark indices to new highs, the domestic institutions have been net sellers almost every day in the last few days.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Abhishek Bachchan off to Kolkata for 'Bob Biswas' shoot
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan is on his way to Kolkata to resume shooting for his upcoming film, Bob Biswas.
2020-11-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Longest-serving Assam CM Tarun Gogoi broke the back of insurgency
Guwahati, Nov 23 (IANS) Tarun Gogoi, the octogenarian three-time chief minister of Assam, who breathed his last on Monday evening, was one of northeast India's tallest statesmen who changed the face of Assam from a terrorism-ravaged state to a land with opportunities for trade, business and economy during his 15-year reign.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Cyclone Nivar to cross TN, Puducherry coast on Nov 25: Met Dept
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) The well-marked low pressure area over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal has intensified into a depression, said the Regional Meteorological Centre here.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sumeet Vyas recalls the defining moment he decided to be an actor
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actor Sumeet Vyas recalls the defining moment when he decided to become an actor, which happened in his life two decades ago.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Covid-19 disruptions speed transformation of India's trade finance industry
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Battered by the Covid-19 crisis, large Indian companies are looking to their banks for digital solutions that can make their supply chains more resilient to pandemic-related disruptions.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hold Punjab, Haryana CMs liable for stubble burning: AAP
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi Marlena said on Monday that the Environment Committee of Delhi Assembly, of which she is the chairperson, met the Air Quality Commission and demanded strict action against Punjab and Haryana governments for burning stubble.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Muthoot Finance, Bajaj Allianz tie up for gold jewellery insurance
Kochi, Nov 23 (IANS) Gold loan NBFC Muthoot Finance has tied up with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance to provide insurance on gold jewellery as part of their new initiative - "Muthoot Gold Shield", which is backed and powered by insurer's Group Affinity All Risk policy.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Katie Holmes opens up on her new film 'The Secret: Dare to Dream'
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes has spoken of what attracted her to the script of her upcoming romantic drama, The Secret: Dare To Dream.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood,Hollywood
Tarun Gogoi: The Cong stalwart who considered NRC his baby
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The three-time chief minister of the Assam who dealt with insurgency with an iron hand on Monday lost his life to post-covid complications.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
New VCs appointed for 6 Universities in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) On a day Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal lost his wife Sushila Devi, he went ahead with his official work and appointed Vice-Chancellors of six state-run Universities on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
At top, Samsung sold 81mn smartphones in Q3 as global sales drop
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The smartphone unit sales declined 5.7 per cent globally to 366 million units in Q3 from the same period last year, a new Gartner report said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Bengal Guv criticises amassing of wealth by public servants
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) The arrest of Govind Agarwal by Kolkata Police's detective department for cheating sparked off a fresh debate on Monday as West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar took to Twitter to criticise corruption and amassing of wealth by public servants.
2020-11-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
FII inflow continues, Sensex ends above 44,000 (Ld)
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian stock market continued its record run on Monday amid volatility, as the BSE Sensex ended above the 44,000 mark after touching a fresh intra-day high earlier during the day.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Natasa Stankovic talks of weight loss post pregnancy
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Serbian dancer-actress Natasa Stankovic has opened up about her weight loss journey after pregnancy.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Now six-hour RT-PCR test from Rs 499, courtesy SpiceHealth
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet promoter founded healthcare company SpiceHealth on Monday said it will conduct the Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test for Covid-19 starting at Rs 499.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kajol's next 'Tribhanga' could release digitally in January
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Kajol on Monday shared updated fans about her upcoming roster. She said her next, Tribhanga, will hopefully release in January, and she might have another announcement to make in February 2021.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
AI based eye exam may lead to early Parkinson's disease diagnosis
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) A simple eye examination combined with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning technology could provide early detection of Parkinson's disease, say researchers.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
New Delhi Municipal Council gets new Secretary
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Brij Mohan Mishra, an IAS officer of the AGMUT cadre's 2008 batch, assumed charge as Secretary of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Varatan, Alva, Madesh win National Karting Championship titles
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) Coimbatore's Suriya Varatan and Bangalore duo Ruhaan Alva and Ishaan Madesh emerged champions in the Meco-FMSCI National Karting Championship (X30 Classes).
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
608 recoveries in J&K in 24hrs against 351 new Covid cases
Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) Recoveries continued to outnumber the new Covid cases in J&K on the second consecutive day on Monday as 608 patients were discharged while 351 tested positive in the last 24 hours.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Azad tries to mend fence with Gandhis, draws flak
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who gave a clean chit to the first family in the Congress and attacked the party, is under fire.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Diana Penty posts pics of flying in the time of Covid
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Diana Penty has shared her experience of flying during the time of Covid, and she seems pleased about it.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
TRS promises free drinking water in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Telangana's ruling party Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Monday announced several promises including free drinking water to woo the voters in Greater Hyderabad civic polls scheduled on December 1.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Researchers create 3D-printed nasal swab for Covid testing
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) Researchers have developed 3D-printed nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs using a point-of-care 3D printer in response to the critical shortage of NP swabs for Covid-19 testing.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Diana Penty posts pics of flying in the time of Covid
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Diana Penty has shared her experience of flying during the time of Covid, and she seems pleased about it.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No respite from rising onion prices till Dec, potato prices decline
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Due to the declining onion imports from abroad, the price of the staple vegetable is once again set to soar even while there is a large supply of onions coming from Rajasthan.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Facebook to match $7mn in donation to US nonprofits
San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) Facebook on Monday kicked off its season of giving campaign, announcing that it will match up to $7 million in eligible donations to US nonprofits made on its platform.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society
RJD will hit the streets if NDA doesn't meet 19L job promise: Tejashwi
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said here on Monday that his party will hit the streets if the NDA doesn't meet its poll promise of providing 19 lakh jobs in the next one month.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in Kerala in 24hrs
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) Recoveries outnumbered the new Covid cases in Kerala in the last 24 hours as fewer samples were tested.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Abhishek Kapoor on why he cast Vaani Kapoor in his next
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Director Abhishek Kapoor claims Vaani Kapoor is the only actress who has the courage and sensitivity to essay her role in his upcoming film, Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Pre-packaged IBC deals may get going soon to reduce pressure on NCLT
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The government may soon introduce a new pre-packaged resolution plan for stressed assets to provide a seamless system to address bankruptcy issues while also relieving pressure on the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) that is saddled with ever-increasing number of corporate insolvency cases.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Cyber frauds in India may go up in 2021: Kaspersky
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) With more users getting connected to the Internet and entering the digital payments ecosystem, cyber fraud incidents may go up in 2021, researcher at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky warned on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Bank licences to corporates a 'bad idea: Raghuram Rajan
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Days after an Internal Working Group (IWG) of Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) recommended allowing large Indian corporates to enter the banking sector, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and Deputy Governor Viral Acharya have hit back at the suggestion and questioned the timing for it.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Arunoday got a chance to explore his passion for poetry in new role
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arunoday Singh plays a poet in the film Lahore Confidential. He says the makers were not aware of his passion for poetry when they initially considered him for the part.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
N. Ramesh takes charge as Deputy MD of Exim Bank
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) N.Ramesh on Monday took charge as Deputy Managing Director of Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank).
2020-11-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Congress attacks govt over China building settlement in Bhutan
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Congress has attacked the government over China allegedly building a settlement in Bhutan. Reacting to reports, the Congress said China building a settlement inside Bhutanese territory -- located just 9 km from Doklam -- adds another threat to the Siliguri corridor, which if taken over can isolate North-East India from the mainland. The government's silence is enabling Chinese aggression, it added.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passes away
Guwahati, Nov 23 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and three-time Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi (86) passed away on Monday evening after a protracted illness, Assam Health and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Teenaged girl commits suicide in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 23 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide at her resident in village Chakkarpur in Gurugram on Sunday night, the police said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana announces package to help Covid-hit film industry
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) The Telangana government on Monday announced a package to help Telugu film industry reeling under the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
DMK warns TN CM and state Police of serious consequences
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's principal opposition party DMK on Monday warned the state police and Chief Minister K. Palaniswami of serious consequences if its election campaign is stopped.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
'Nominated' leaders should avoid making statements publicly: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Congress has launched a counter attack against the senior leaders who have made statements about the party in public.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jagan launches women's safety app Abhayam in Vizag
Amaravati, Nov 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched Abhayam, an app which tracks the movements of 1,000 auto rickshaws in Visakhapatnam, aimed at enhancing the safety of women and children who use local transportation to commute.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Fine for not wearing masks in Goa increased to Rs 200
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Fine for not wearing masks in public places in Goa has been doubled from Rs 100 to Rs 200, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Winter session of Himachal assembly may postpone
Shimla, Nov 23 (IANS) With a sudden spike in Covid cases again in Himachal Pradesh, the winter session of the Assembly scheduled from December 7 in Dharamsala town may be postponed, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Bhardwaj said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Biden expected to pick Antony Blinken for Secy of State
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate top Obama-era diplomat Antony Blinken as Secretary of State, setting the ball rolling for a global reset of America's alliances skewered by four years of Donald Trump's unique brand of politics.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,International
Gurugram police warn marriage organisers against Covid-19 norms violation
Gurugram, Nov 23 (IANS) With the wedding season round the corner amid the sudden spike in Covid-19 cases reported in Gurugram, the district police has warned owners of banquet halls/marriage halls, hotels and resorts against hosting ceremonies without ensuring that Covid-19 norms are followed.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Drug peddlers attack NCB team in Mumbai, injure two
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) In a shocking development, a mob of drug peddlers and their supporters blocked and attacked a Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) team, injuring two, when they raided a location in Mumbai's suburban Goregaon, officials said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will be hard to leave family, tours, if quarantine continues: Warner
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Australia batsman David Warner has made it clear that it will be very difficult to tour abroad regularly if the Covid-19 pandemic continues.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Anushka Sharma flaunts baby bump in new post
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has posted a new picture flaunting her baby bump on Instagram. In the image, the actress is seen sitting on a sofa and facing the camera.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Milagrow introduces 2 affordable floor cleaning robots
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Indian consumer robot maker Milagrow on Monday launched an affordable range of floor cleaning and sanitising robotic vacuum cleaners.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Drugs worth Rs 3.3 crore seized in Manipur
Imphal, Nov 23 (IANS) Seizure of drugs smuggled in from neighbouring Myanmar continued in Manipur with Assam Rifle troopers now coming across a fresh consignment of narcotics valued at Rs 3.3 crore, officials said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
US Covid cases could nearly double before Biden takes office: Study
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Soon after the US President-elect Joe Biden signalled that fighting the Covid-19 pandemic will be an immediate priority for his administration, a new study revealed that coronavirus cases in the country are likely to double before he takes office.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Tiger Shroff's mother teases a special project
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) There is a special project from actor Tiger Shroff in the offing, teased his mother.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Vidya Balan, Mrunal Thakur join Rosanna Arquette in Indian superhero film voice cast
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actresses Vidya Balan and Mrunal Thakur team up with Hollywood star Rosanna Arquette, to give voiceovers to an animated short film based on the Indian female comicbook superhero Priya.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
KPSS starts second phase of 'Fast-Unto-Death' to press for their demands
Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) has started the second phase of "Fast-Unto-Death" to press for the implementation of the assurances given to them by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on September 30, a statement issueed by KPSS said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Aus vs Ind: Kohli & Rahane are like chalk and cheese, says Warner
Sydney, Nov 23 (IANS) Australia will be facing two different captains during their upcoming Test series against India at home and they may change their approach with respect to engaging with their opponents accordingly, according batsman David Warner.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Dhvani Bhanushali starts shooting for her next project
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Singer Dhvani Bhanushali has started shooting for her next project, although she is not yet revealing its title to fans.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Panipat SP, two cops booked for abetment to suicide
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) The Haryana Police has booked its Superintendent of Police Manisha Choudhary and two other cops on charges to abetment to suicide a former municipal councillor of Panipat town, officials said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vishnu Manchu to star in 'D & D', sequel to 'Dhee'
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu collaborates with filmmaker Sreenu Vaitla again, on a sequel to their 2007 release, Dhee. The sequel is titled D & D, and was announced on Monday, on the occasion of the actor's birthday, with a poster.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Night curfew in 4 districts of Himachal, edu inst shut till Dec 31
Shimla, Nov 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh that saw a sudden spike in coronavirus cases with the reopening of hotels and resorts, the state Cabinet led by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday decided to impose night curfew in four districts that are preferred tourist destinations.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
US sensation Charli D'Amelio first to hit 100mn TikTok followers
San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) American social media personality and dancer Charli D'Amelio has become the first creator to hit 100 million followers on the Chinese short-video making app TikTok.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
Want to fulfill my father's dream of making India proud: Siraj
Sydney, Nov 23 (IANS) Despite losing his "biggest supporter", fast bowler Mohammed Siraj is now focussed to fulfill his late father's wish to represent Team India and perform well in the upcoming series against Australia.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Don't blame us for news businesses revenue decline: Google
Sydney, Nov 23 (IANS) As Australia debates the draft News Media Bargaining Code that would govern the relationship between news businesses and digital platforms, Google on Monday said that making it responsible for decline in revenue of news publishers would amount to barking up the wrong tree.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Australia,Business/Economy,Technology
Delhi riots charge sheet establishes link between Umar-Sharjeel speech
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Correlations has been made between the speech of Sharjeel Imam and Umar Khalid in a fresh supplementary charge sheet filed in a case related to the alleged conspiracy in the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February, Delhi Police told a court on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sona Mohapatra opens up on victim blaming
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Singer Sona Mohapatra on Monday shared her experience with victim blaming with followers on social media.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Two shot dead in Bihar's Saran, one attacker lynched
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) Two persons were killed and another injured after three bike-borne assailants suddenly opened fire at a group of people in Bihar's Saran district on Monday morning, police said. One of the attackers was nabbed by villagers and badly beaten, leading to his death.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heavy rains for parts of coastal AP, Rayalaseema next 5 days
Amaravati, Nov 23 (IANS) At a time when paddy farmers have started harvesting their fields in Andhra Pradesh, the Met department on Monday forecast thunderstorms with lightning and heavy rainfall in parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and Rayalaseema for the next five days, and advised them to immediately complete harvest works.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
British social worker braves dengue, Covid, Cobra-bite in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Nov 23 (IANS) A Briton social worker who has been coming to India to help local artisans through his charity organisation combated dengue, malaria and corona but came out of all the challenges unscathed.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Features,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Minor held for issuing threats to Yogi on WhatsApp
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) A minor has been arrested for allegedly sending a threat message to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. A mobile phone and a SIM card were recovered from his possession.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi HC dismisses pleas challenging legality of CBI appeal in 2G scam case
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed the applications filed by the acquitted accused challenging the process of decision making behind the approval from the Central government to the CBI to file appeal against the acquittal of the accused of the 2G scam case.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
HAL's modified IJT spin tests in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) indigenous Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) aircraft took a spin test in Bengaluru, a HAL official said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security
Konkana-starrer short film awarded at Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Konkana Sen Sharma is happy that her new project, A Monsoon Date, has won the Best Short Film award at the Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
When Greg Chappell lost his leg-stump off a 'bouncer' (Magic Moments Ind-Aus)
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) There was an element of luck when India drew their first-ever series in Australia in 1981, with the surface playing a key role in helping the team defend 142 and winning the Melbourne Test.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Has Deepika started shooting for SRK-starrer 'Pathan'?
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone has reportedly started shooting for her new film with Shah Rukh Khan on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India exports 11mn smartphones in Jan-Sep period: Report (Ld)
Gurugram, Nov 23 (IANS) The exports of smartphones from India is expected to cross $1.5 billion (by value) this year -- constituting 98 per cent of the total mobile phones exported from the country, a new report said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Bhumi Pednekar-starrer 'Durgavati' is now 'Durgamati: The Myth'
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The title of heroine-centric horror flick Durgavati, which is presented by Akshay Kumar, has now been changed to Durgamati: The Myth.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
What's the hurry for RBI to hand over LVB to DBS India: CPI's Raja
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) A week after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to palm off the 94-year-old Tamil Nadu-based Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) free of cost, the issue has turned political with the Communist Party of India (CPI) voicing against the move.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
SC refuses Delhi Police plea against bail to riot accused
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain Delhi Police's plea against bail granted to a man accused of selling a SIM card on a fake identity to another accused in connection with the violence during the anti-CAA protests in the national capital in February.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi govt withdraws order to close 2 markets for flouting Covid norms
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) An order to shut two markets in west Delhi till the end of this month for violating various coronavirus safety guidelines was withdrawn, hours after being issued.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
5 ways to combat body odour while running
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANSlife) Sweating is an inevitable part of running which will result in bad body odour. Whether you are a distance runner or a casual jogger, smelling good is something that can add a boost to your exercise. After all, no one wants to worry about body odour after the high that accompanies a great feeling run.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Floral aromas refresh mind, arrest body fatigue: Expert
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANSlife) Floral aromas such as Jasmine, Rose, Geranium, and Lavender, in addition to many others, can go a long way to refresh your mind and arrest body fatigue. Naturally produced good aromas are highly effective in maintaining the perfect mind-body balance.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Quentin Blake's 200 drawings to be sold to benefit House of Illustration
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANSlife) A collection of works offered directly from the studio of noted illustrator and artist Quentin Blake, will be sold to benefit House of Illustration, the UK's only gallery and education space dedicated to illustration and graphics.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Researchers develop new tool to combat terrorism
Sydney, Nov 23 (IANS) Scientists are refining an innovative counter-terrorism technique that checks for environmental DNA in the dust on clothing, baggage, shoes or even a passport.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Australia,Technology
Sesame Street Muppets debut in India
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANSlife) The iconic US children's television show 'Sesame Street' has made its debut in India with the launch of new YouTube channels in Hindi and Telugu - 'Sesame Workshop'. It brings educational content featuring the colourful and furry Muppets of Sesame Street to children across India.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
30K granite worker families, 175 quarries languishing in Madurai
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) The stoppage of 175 granite quarries in Madurai alone for the past eight years on the alleged revenue loss extrapolated based on calculation of just three quarries is causing immense loss to the industry, as well as the banks, and about 30,000 families since 2012, said the Association of Southern Stone Industries (ASSI).
2020-11-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Vir Das urges celebs to stop posting videos of Covid-19 test
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Comedian-actor Vir Das feels celebrities should not post videos on social media that show them ndergoing Covid-19 tests.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
California Governor in quarantine after Covid-19 exposure
San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced that he and his family were in quarantine after they were came in contact with a person who later tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
Aus vs Ind: Have not set any personal goals, says Gill
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Young India batsman Shubman Gill is looking forward to the much-anticipated clash against Australia which begins this Friday with the three-match ODI series in Sydney. However, Gill has not set "any personal goals" for and wants to make the most of the opportunities he will get in what is his maiden trip Down Under.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Akhil Akkineni's therapeutic activity
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Telugu star Akhil Akkineni reveals what gives him the power to take on the week.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Big B's message to fans amid pandemic: You are not alone
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan on Monday encouraged fans to fight the ongoing pandemic bravely, with a message saying they are not alone.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
First in NE : Kohima North police station gets ISO Certification
Kohima, Nov 23 (IANS) The 87-year-old Kohima North police station has become the first police station and government facility in the entire northeastern region to receive the International Standard Organisation (ISO) 9001 Certification for a quality management system, officials said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AIMIM MLA objects to 'Hindustan' in oath, creates controversy in Bihar Assembly
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) The first day of the newly elected Bihar Legislative Assembly witnessed a controversy when AIMIM MLA Akhtarul Imam raised objection over the word 'Hindustan' while he was being administered the oath of office by pro-tem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Hyd division of SCR doubles parcel transportation
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) With South Central Railway (SCR) laying special focus on transportation of essential commodities during the COVID-19 pandemic, parcel loading in SCR has registered 100 per cent increase during the current financial year.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Google to delay 30% in-app purchase policy amid backlash
Seoul/New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Facing backlash from developers, Google said on Monday that it will postpone enforcing a 30 per cent commission on in-app purchases of digital content from its Play Store from next January to next September.
2020-11-23
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Sanjana Sanghi to star opposite Aditya Roy Kapur in 'OM'
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Sanjana Sanghi, who starred opposite Sushant Singh Rajput in Dil Bechara, is set to join actor Aditya Roy Kapur in the upcoming action film, OM: The Battle Within.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
CBI continues its search operation at ex-Cong leader Baig's properties
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Monday conducted search operations at the properties belonging to former Home minister, R. Roshan Baig in Bengaluru.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fiji vows to continue battle against climate change
Suva, Nov 23 (IANS) The island nation of Fiji on Monday vowed to continue to champion evidence-based action in leading other vulnerable nations in the fight against climate change.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Fiji,Environment/Wildlife
Taylor Swift wins Artist of the Year at AMAs 2020, reveals why she missed gala
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift won Artist of the Year award for the third year in a row at the American Music Awards, but had to skip the ceremony.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CBSE announces tentative Class 12 practical exam dates, sets SOPs for exams
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday released the tentative dates for the Class 12th board practical exams 2020-21 amid the speculation of postponing or cancellation of the exams in the wake of ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Board will conduct practical exams for Class 12th from January 1 till February 8 as per tentative dates. CBSE has clarified that the exact dates for the exams would be notified later.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
TRS promises free drinking water in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Following into footsteps of Delhi, the government of Telangana has promised free drinking water supply to every household in Hyderabad using up to 20,000 litres per month.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
American Music Awards 2020: Taylor Swift, The Weeknd sweep gala
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Singers Taylor Swift and The Weeknd were the big winners at the American Music Awards 2020.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sri Lanka's Covid-19 cases top 20k mark
Colombo, Nov 23 (IANS) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka on Monday surpassed the 20,000 mark after 400 new infections were reported.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Fake Xiaomi goods worth Rs 33 lakh seized in Bengaluru, Chennai
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) Warning consumers to be aware of fake Mi products in the market, Xiaomi India on Monday said counterfeit goods of an estimated worth of Rs 33.3 lakhs were seized from four suppliers in Chennai and three suppliers in Bengaluru.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,National,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
I want to help build MMA in India: Ritu Phogat
Singapore, Nov 23 (IANS) India's star athlete and ONE Championship fighter Ritu Phogat has stated just like Khabib Nurmagemenov brought Mixed Martial Arts to Russia, she also wants to help MMA get exposure in India.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
India to export $1.5bn worth smartphones this year, Samsung leads
Gurugram, Nov 23 (IANS) The exports of smartphones from India is expected to cross $1.5 billion by value this year ? constituting 98 per cent of the total mobile phones exported out of the country, a new report said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Haryana,Technology
Indian Foreign Secretary to visit Nepal on Nov 26
Kathmandu, Nov 23 (IANS) Resuming the high-level visit and exchanges with Nepal, India is sending its top diplomat to Kathmandu on November 26
2020-11-23
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
After winning round one, Pinarayi Vijayan withdraws controversial new gag law
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) Cornered by a maze of scams and allegations, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan appears to have won round one with the media after coming out with the Kerala Police Act amendment, forcing the aggressive media to change tracks from the various scams to the new amendment, but after a huge backlash, Vijayan decided to withdraw it on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Media,Politics
Goa govt trying to 'corporatise' feni, alleges Oppn, distillers
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat as well as feni distillers in Goa have accused the state government of trying to 'corporatise' feni manufacture, by trying to alter the state excise laws dealing with country liquor, in order to facilitate mass manufacture.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
More foreign couples adopting girl child in UP
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) More and more girls are now being adopted by childless couples from other countries and officials in Uttar Pradesh attribute this trend to UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath's Mission Shakti programme.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Shut down Goa casinos amid increase in Covid cases: AAP
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Amid reports of more than a dozen persons testing positive for Covid-19 in Goa's offshore casinos, the Aam Aadmi Party on Monday demanded the closure of the industry, fearing an increase in novel coronavirus in the state.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine