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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
Woman with reverse organs successfully treated at Delhi hospital
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) A 32-year-old woman with a rare condition -- Situs Inversus Totalis -- a congenital condition in which the position of all the major organs is in reverse, was successfully treated for gall bladder stones in the national capital.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
IIT-G develops novel free space optical communication system
Guwahati, Nov 23 (IANS) Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) have developed a novel free-space optical communication system using light beams that is free from the distorting effects of atmospheric turbulence.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Assam,Science/Tech
BJP worker shot dead in North East Delhi, son stabbed
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Unknown assailants shot dead BJP worker and RTI activist Zulfiqar Qureshi in Delhi's Sunder Nagri in Nand Nagri area of North East Delhi on Monday morning.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
ISL: Mumbai City FC appoint Fast&Up as nutrition partner
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Monday appointed sports & active nutrition brand Fast&Up as their official sports nutrition partner for the ongoing edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
'Delhi Chalo' movement of farmers in Punjab gaining ground
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh started helping his father in farming since he was 12 years old. Over the decades, he not only diversified the farming activity, but also explored new markets to sell his produce.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
NGT dismisses plea for review of order on cigarette butts
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused to entertain a plea seeking a review of its earlier order whereby it directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to lay down guidelines for disposal of cigarette and bidi butts.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Abhijit Sarkar looks to renew WC brotherhood & rivalries in ISL
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Abhijit Sarkar, who is about to begin his maiden season in the Indian Super League for Chennaiyin FC at the Tilak Maidan in Goa on Tuesday, is looking forward to renew brotherhood and rivalry with his former FIFA U-17 World Cup teammates at the ongoing tournament.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
26,025 Afghan kids killed/maimed since 2005: Report
Kabul, Nov 23 (IANS) In a new report released, a charity group revealed that at least 26,025 Afghan children were killed or maimed from 2005 to 2019 in the war-torn country.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
NCB case: Mumbai Court grants bail Bharti Singh, Harsh Limbachiya
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) A Mumbai Court on Monday granted bail of Rs 15,000 each to comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Harsh Limbachiya in a case filed by the Narcotics Control Bureau, officials said here.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
What's going on, asks SC as Covid worsens in Delhi, 'out of control' in Guj (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said the Covid-19 situation has worsened in Delhi and it has spiralled out control in Gujarat. Asking the governments to prepare for the worst in December, the top court noted that there has been sudden spike in novel Coronavirus cases across the country in November.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Hathras case accused brought to Gandhinagar FSL for brain-mapping, polygraph tests
Gandhinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 19 year old Dalit woman in Hathras of UP, brought all the four accused in the case to the FSL lab in Gandhinagar for brain mapping and polygraph tests.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mrs Delhi NCR 2020 winners announced
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANSlife) The annual beauty pageant Mrs Delhi NCR aimed to support women empowerment and spread awareness about breast cancer this year.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Featherweight jeans: Intersecting style and comfort
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANSlife) A quality pair of jeans is a crucial wardrobe must-have for the modern man: classic, effortless and eternally cool. This basic denim has evolved over the years and comes in various shapes and forms to make men comfortable.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Did YSRCP ask 'one chance' to destroy AP: TDP
Amaravati, Nov 23 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLC G. Deepak Reddy on Monday sought to know if Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) ministers had asked for 'one chance' from voters to usher in an all round demolition and destruction in Andhra Pradesh.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Experts suggest care of COVID+ mothers and their newborns
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANSlife) Many COVID-19 positive pregnant women experience mild symptoms of cold or flu. However, pregnant women who are older, overweight or have pre-existing medical conditions like hypertension and diabetes seem to develop severe diseases.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Raina to adopt 34 schools to ensure health & hygiene for over 10K kids
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Former India cricketer Suresh Raina, who will turn 34 this Friday, has pledged to build sanitation and drinking water facilities at 34 government schools across Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and the National Capital Region (NCR) to ensure health and hygiene for over 10,000 children studying in these schools.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Trees are lungs, 315 fell when AQI & Covid at its worst: Plea in HC
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from the AAP government and others over a petition against an order for felling of of 315 trees for redevelopment of Ayur Vigyan Nagar in the national capital.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Israeli PM reportedly meets Saudi Crown Prince
Tel Aviv, Nov 23 (IANS) Israeli state-media reported on Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on a secret visit to Saudi Arabia for a meeting with the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Goa BJP steers clear of cow slaughter ban controversy in Karnataka
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) State BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade steered clear of queries related to an impending ban on cow slaughter in Karnataka and its impact on beef availability in Goa, which imports nearly all its slaughtered beef from the Southern state.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Indian Madrassas: A Need for Reorientation
If the Indian madrassas could reorient themselves, it may silence their critics besides influencing the government to support these initiatives.
2020-11-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Education
YSRCP claims safe water reduced diseases, villagers counter
Amaravati, Nov 23 (IANS) The YSRCP on Monday claimed the state has witnessed a drastic decline in typhoid and diarrhoea cases after the drinking water supply has been improved. However, people in several parts of the state say that they continue to be deprived of the filtered drinking water.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
MP govt to set up plant for clean fuel from stubble burning
Bhopal, Nov 23 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has proposed a plan to set up an industrial unit producing fuel from stubble burnt by the farmers in the state, said Agriculture Minister Kamal Patel. This would help save the environment, putting an end to the air pollution caused by stubble burning.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Minorities under attack in Pak: Another Ahmadi shot dead in broad daylight
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) A professor, a trader, a pharmacist, an 82-year-old grandfather, a US citizen and now a 31-year-old doctor -- the long long list of targeted killings in Pakistan of the Ahmadiyya community is never-ending.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Drug peddlers block NCB raiding team in Mumbai
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) In a shocker, some drug peddlers stopped a team of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) sleuths when they went to carry out a raid at a location in Goregaon suburb, officials said here on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Motor insurance premiums revive on festive auto sales jump
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The pick up in auto sales during the festive season has revved up the business of insurers with motor premiums increasing 3 per cent yoy in October 2020.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
More curbs eased in Aus state ahead of Xmas
Melbourne, Nov 23 (IANS) More restrictions in Victoria, the worst-hit Australian state by the pandemic, were eased on Monday as it has remained case-free for more than three weeks.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Australian wickets, age & fatherhood mellow down Warner the batsman
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Australia opening batsman David Warner said on Monday he will look to build the innings in the upcoming ODI series against India beginning Friday rather than going back to the aggressive way he batted during the initial days of his career -- an approach which he also adopted towards the back-end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
K'taka health committee strongly opposes reopening of schools
Bengaluru, Nov 23 (IANS) With winter setting in and discouraging attendance in colleges, Karnataka is not likely to reopen schools in the state till winter. With this, it is almost certain that the schools might be reopened only in 2021.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Current account surplus likely due to recent reforms: CEA
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India may witness a current account surplus due to the recent economic reforms announced by the government, said the Chief Economic Adviser, Krishnamurthy Subramanian.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Opposition objects to frequent use of NSA in UP
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh have taken strong objection to the Yogi Adityanath government's penchant for invoking the National Security Act (NSA) against offenders without taking into consideration the larger security implications of the crime.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Nagrota, a milestone on trail of encounters with Masood Azhar's JeM on J&K highway
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The killing of four heavily-armed terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) --Masood Azhars jihadist outfit -- in an encounter by the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on November 19, at the Ban Toll Plaza near Nagrota has exposed Pakistans fresh offensive to sabotage the valleys first major democratic exercise.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Opposition should accept the mandate: Bihar Dy CM Tarkishore (IANS Interview)
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tarkishore Prasad said the opposition should accept the mandate and support the government in the state with a positive state of mind as its role is important in a democracy.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
MHA adopts multi-fold strategy to boost up Covid Fight
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday said that it has adopted a multi-fold strategy to combat Covid situation in the national Capital as the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has started installation of 250 ventilators delivered by the Centre as part of its promise to help the Delhi government in its fight against the deadly virus.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Visa, ICICI Bank tie-up to aid fintechs
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Digital payments major Visa on Monday announced a collaboration with ICICI Bank on its 'Visa in a Box' programme for fintech acceleration.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ED to attach Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's house
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has decided to attach former CPI-M State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's house here. The ED has send the notice to the Registration IG.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
People above 45 at more risk of STIs: Study
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Researchers have found that people above 45s are at a higher risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) than ever before because of society's unwillingness to talk about middle-aged and older people having sex.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
2 killed in California church stabbing
San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) At least two people were killed and multiple others injured in a stabbing attack at a church in the US state of California, police said.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
N.Korea calls for tighter border controls
Seoul, Nov 23 (IANS) North Korea has called for tighter border controls against the coronavirus pandemic, urging its officials to stay on "high alert at all times" amid a global resurgence of new cases, state media reported.
2020-11-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Drunk man rams car into Delhi's Safdarjung tomb complex, damages gate
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) A drunken man on Monday rammed his car into the iron gate of the Safdarjung tomb complex causing damage to the gate and the adjoining stone signage. The man received injuries and was rushed to the RML hospital for treatment.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Is lockdown only solution: Delhi HC amid Covid surge
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition seeking imposition of lockdown in the national capital despite growing number of Covid-19 cases, and even questioned whether "locking down" "is the only solution".
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Prominent HK pro-democracy activist pleads guilty
Hong Kong, Nov 23 (IANS) Joshua Wong, a prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, and two others on Monday pled guilty to charges over their involvement in a 15-hour siege of the citys police headquarters during an anti-government protest last year.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
How to effectively counter hate speech on Twitter
San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) Organised movements to counteract hate speech on social media are more effective than individuals striking out on their own, suggests new research that analysed huge swathes of Twitter data with the help of a machine learning algorithm.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Covid effect on Sabarimala: Pilgrims footfall dips from 3L to 9K
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) Given the strict Covid protocols, at the end of the first week after the annual two-month-long Sabarimala season began, only around 9,000 pilgrims visited the famed Lord Ayyappa shrine.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
Dubai-based Indian attacked by mask-wearing burglars
Dubail, Nov 23 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian has claimed that he was attacked by burglars wearing surgical masks at his home while he was sleeping, a media report said.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Bihar Assembly session commences, newly-elected MLAs sworn-in
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) The newly-elected MLAs of the Bihar Assembly took oath on Monday as the first day of the five-day Bihar Assembly session began amid strict Covid-19 protocols.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
AstraZeneca vax highly effective in preventing Covid-19
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) AstraZeneca announced Monday that positive high-level results from an interim analysis of clinical trials of the Covid-19 vaccine candidate in the UK and Brazil showed it was highly effective in preventing the disease, the primary endpoint, and no hospitalisations or severe cases of the disease were reported in participants receiving the vaccine. There were a total of 131 Covid-19 cases in the interim analysis.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
West Indies could play 2 Tests instead of 3 on Bangladesh tour, says CWI
Dhaka, Nov 23 (IANS) West Indies' scheduled Test series in Bangladesh in January next year could be reduced to two-match rubber instead of three keeping in mind the challenges put forward by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Ransomware, attacker behaviour to shape IT security in 2021
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Ransomware and fast-changing attacker behaviours from the advanced to entry level will shape the threat landscape and IT security in 2021, says a report by cybersecurity company Sophos on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Thailand extends Covid-19 emergency rule until mid-Jan
Bangkok, Nov 23 (IANS) Thailand on Monday announced the extension of the emergency rule imposed against the Covid-19 pandemic from December until mid-January 2021 aimed at the curbing the further spread of the virus.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
UP IAS week gets cancelled in view of Covid protocol
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) The pandemic has added another casualty to its list -- this time, it is the annual IAS week that has been scrapped.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rajkummar Rao's success makes Hansal Mehta feel like a 'happy parent'
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta is all praise for actor Rajkummar Rao, with whom he has often collaborated. Mehta says the success of the actor makes him feel like a happy parent.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Breakthrough reported in Afghan-Taliban talks in Doha
Kabul, Nov 23 (IANS) A breakthrough has been reported in the stalled talks between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban after the two sides agreed to include the February 29 US deal, UN endorsements, commitments of the negotiating teams and the will of the Afghan people as bases for upcoming negotiations, according to sources.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Covid situation worsened in past 2 weeks: SC seeking Centre, states' response
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said Covid situation in Delhi have worsened in the last two weeks and sought a status report from the Arvind Kejriwal government to examine the bottlenecks in connection with the pandemic management.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC grants one-week parole to Rajiv assassination convict Perarivalan
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday extended the parole of A.G. Perarivalan, one of the convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
UP creates record in manufacture, sale of sanitizers
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has used the 'opportunity in adversity' concept to create a record of sorts in the production and sale of sanitizers during the ongoing pandemic.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
NDA has rolled out many projects waiting in queue for years, says PM
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated a multi-storeyed residential complex for Members of Parliament, the complex has been built after demolishing eight bungalows, which will now be replaced by 76 flats.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AIFF, IPSO to conduct four-day online scouting workshop
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF), along with the International Professional Scouting Organisation (IPSO), is set to organise an online scouting workshop from Monday to Friday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Puppet rule must come to an end, says PDM
Peshwar, Nov 23 (IANS) In defiance of a ban on public gatherings and without a formal permission, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance comprising 11 of the country's opposition parties, staged it fourth power show in Peshawar during which it made renewed attacks on the incumbent Imran Khan-led government.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Musk says Chinese rival Xpeng 'stole' Tesla and Apple codes
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has accused Chinese electric car maker Xpeng of stealing the old source codes of his electric vehicle maker company.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
One killed in Gurugram accident
Gurugram, Nov 23 (IANS) A 40-year-old driver was killed in an accident here in the NCR city of Haryana. Police is scanning CCTV footage to identify the killer and the vehicle which hit him from behind and ran away.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sharif's mother passes away in London
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ailing mother has died in London, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders announced.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on plea challenging E-Commerce Rules
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice over a petition challenging the certain sections of the E-Commerce Rules which mandates e-commerce entities to incorporate as a company.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Imran warns of total lockdown if oppn rallies continue
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned of a total lockdown across the country if the opposition continued to hold public rallies despite an ongoing second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the media reported on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
ISL: Kolkata derby one of the biggest in world, says Jhingan
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) "I've never had the chance to watch a Kolkata derby live at the stadium," says Sandesh Jhingan, one of the biggest names in Indian football in contemporary times.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Fuel prices rise for 4th consecutive day
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Petrol price on Monday was hiked by 7 paise per litre and diesel by 18 paise for the fourth straight day as the international oil rates broke a nearly two-month-long hiatus in price revision.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
South Australia shuns 2nd Covid-19 wave: State Premier
Adelaide, Nov 23 (IANS) South Australia (SA) Premier Steven Marshall on Monday said that the state has avoided a second Covid-19 wave by acting on an outbreak early.
2020-11-23
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
Mrunal Thakur: Few filmmakers envision women characters with equal footing
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actress Mrunal Thakur feels that very few filmmakers give equal footing to women characters in their movies.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,Bollywood
BAFTA comes to India to identify, nurture new talent
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is taking its first step into India with a talent hunt initiative that lets the Academy identify and nurture up to five talents working in film, games, or television in India.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Vegans, vegetarians at higher risk of bone fractures: Study
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Compared with people who ate meat, vegans with lower calcium and protein intakes (on average) had a 43 per cent higher risk of fractures anywhere in the body, researchers have warned.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
RIL shares jump 3% as Future Retail deal gets CCI nod
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The shares of Reliance Industries (RIL) surged over three per cent on Monday as the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the proposed buyout of Future Group's retail assets by Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Low-code development platform Caspio opens data centre in India
�Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) US-based low code development platform Caspio on Monday announced the launch of its data centre in India, with an aim to enable business professionals build powerful custom cloud applications without coding.
2020-11-23
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
New gag law: Vijayan wins round one, BJP to approach Kerala HC
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) Cornered by a maze of scams and allegations, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan played a fast one and 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.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
T'gana's Covid recovery rate improves to 95%
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) With consistent higher numbers of recoveries, Telangana's Covid-19 recovery rate improved to 95.20 per cent, health officials said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Don't think he did anything wrong last summer: Warner backs Burns
Melbourne, Nov 23 (IANS) David Warner on Monday stated that Joe Burns hasn't done "anything wrong last summer" but the left-handed batsman insisted he'll embrace uncapped prodigy Will Pucovski if selected for the much-anticipated first Test against India to be played at the Adelaide Oval from December 17.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Yemen's Houthi militia attack Saudi Aramco facility
Sanaa, Nov 23 (IANS) Yemen's Houthi militia on Monday announced that launched a long-range missile towards a large Saudi Aramco oil facility in the city of Jeddah.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Yemen,Politics,Terrorism
Australia announces national approach to koala conservation
Canberra, Nov 23 (IANS) The Australian government on Monday announced a new strategy to protect the country's iconic koalas.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
As bank failures mount, RBI decision on new bank licenses could be controversial: Macquarie
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) At a time when bank failures are increasing in India, the decision to distribute licenses could be controversial.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Period Leaves: Decide in time-bound manner: HC tells authorities
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the authorities to treat as representation -- a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions to the Centre and the Delhi government for granting paid leaves to women employees during the menstruation time.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Israel army thwarts bomb attack in West Bank
Jerusalem, Nov 23 (IANS) The Israeli army has said that it thwarted a Palestinian attempt to carry out an attack against soldiers in the occupied West Bank using makeshift bombs.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Whistle blower slams Pinarayi Vijayan, wants Central agency probe
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 (IANS) Biju Ramesh, a whistle blower bar owner whose revelation in 2015 rocked the Oommen Chandy government and saw the resignation of the then Finance Minister K.M. Mani, slammed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday. Ramesh alleged that the Vijayan government was backtracking on the probe.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
5 dead, 18 abducted in Nigeria mosque attack
Abuja, Nov 23 (IANS) Police in Nigeria have confirmed that five people were killed and 18 others abducted during an attack in a mosque in Zamfara state.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
22bn barrels of crude oil discovered in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (IANS) An estimated 22 billion barrels of non-conventional and recoverable crude oil was recently discovered in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), it was announced.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Togo,Politics
Suryakumar should've made cut in Indian team for Aus tour, feels Lara
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) West Indies legend Brian Lara has termed Suryakumar Yadav "a class player" and feels that the 30-year-old should have been a part of the India squad for the upcoming series against Australia, which begins this Friday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Researchers share strategies to cut indoor Covid transmission
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) To fight against novel coronavirus, scientists, including one of Indian-origin who studied the aerodynamics of infectious Covid-19 disease have shared steps to curb transmission during indoor activities.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
The Undertaker says final farewell to WWE Universe
Stamford (the US), Nov 23 (IANS) Wrestling legend The Undertaker has laid his stellar career to rest with an emotional farewell at Survivor Series.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Ravi Shankar Prasad to inaugurate global virtual conference on law schools
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is presenting truly international, first-of-its-kind global academic Conference from November 25-27 on the theme 'Reimagining & Transforming the Future of Law Schools and Legal Education: Confluence of Ideas During & Beyond COVID-19.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Christmas get-together plan backed by UK nations
London, Nov 23 (IANS) The four UK nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have backed plans to allow some household mixing "for a small number of days" over Christmas, a media report said on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India's expectations from Biden Presidency
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has personally congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his success and used the occasion to emphasise on the importance of strategic partnership between the two countries. There is little doubt that the change of regime in the US will not affect the tested foundations of this friendship that were in fact laid with Obama administration declaring India as a major defence partner of the US.
2020-11-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Rain, snow across J&K raise night temperatures
Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) The minimum temperatures improved on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir as fairly widespread rain lashed the plains and snowfall started in the higher reaches, The rain and snow may continue till Wednesday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
US withdraws from Open Skies Treaty (Ld)
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The US has announced its officially withdrawal from the Treaty on Open Skies, in yet another move to abandon a major international arms control agreement.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Iraq plans to build 7,000 schools
Baghdad, Nov 23 (IANS) The Iraqi government has announced that it plans to build 7,000 schools as part of its efforts to fill the shortage of educational institutes in the country.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Iraq,Education,Politics
Frequent, rapid testing can cripple Covid within weeks: Study
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) Testing half the population weekly with inexpensive, rapid-turnaround Covid-19 tests would drive the virus toward elimination within weeks -- even if those tests are significantly less sensitive than gold-standard clinical tests, claim researchers.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Odisha Guv's wife dies of post Covid complications
Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) Sushila Devi, the First Lady of the State and wife of Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal, has passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
PM Modi to review Covid situation with CMs on Tuesday
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Amid the rising cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to review the situation on Tuesday with the Chief Ministers, sources said.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
New cases stay below 50K in India for 16th day straight
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) With 44,059 new cases of Covid-19 infections, India's tally mounted to 91,39,865 on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
NY Governor warns of Covid-19 resurgence during holiday season
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo has warned that there might be a fresh Covid-19 resurgence "between now and January", as holidays come one after another and people tend to travel a lot to meet and celebrate, which is just one of the main reasons fueling the spread of the pandemic.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Google testing paid service 'Task Mate' in India
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) In a bid to improve its mapping services and bring more businesses online, Google is testing a paid crowdsourcing service called Task Mate in India that will help select users earn some money.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Salah set to train with Liverpool after negative Covid-19 test
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that forward Mohamed Salah, who missed Sunday's 3-0 Premier League win over Leicester City after contracting Covid-19, has now tested negative and can return to training.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Mexico urges to solve global debt increase
Mexico City, Nov 23 (IANS) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has urged to resolve the increase in debt at the global level caused by the coronavirus pandemic at the G20 Summit.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
Israel approves visa exemption deal with UAE
Tel Aviv, Nov 23 (IANS) The Israeli cabinet has ratified a mutual visa exemption deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Jewish state's first such move with an Arab country.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Samsung launching Galaxy Z Fold 3 with S Pen, Note to discontinue
Seoul, Nov 23 (IANS) Samsung will launch a new foldable phone called Galaxy Z Fold 3 with the S Pen support in June next year and the South Korean giant may discontinue the Galaxy Note lineup, the media reported on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Rail services resume in Punjab, says Piyush Goyal
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the Indian Railways is going to commence services from and through Punjab as the farmer unions have announced complete lifting of blockades starting from the day.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Six-nation joint military exercise underway in Egypt
Cairo, Nov 23 (IANS) A six-nation joint military exercise called the "Sword of Arabs" was underway at the largest military base in Egypt, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Egypt,Defence/Security
Removal of BJP flag from MLA's car: AMU to move SC
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 23 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has now decided to file a petition in the Supreme Court after the Allahabad High Court rejected the petition of its 12-member proctorial team for quashing of criminal proceedings against them in the case of preventing BJP MLA Dalveer Singh's vehicle from entering the campus premises with a party flag on it and allegedly abusing its driver.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
CA confirm full BBL 10 schedule; Perth, Melbourne awarded matches
Melbourne, Nov 23 (IANS) Western Australia, New South Wales and Victoria have been confirmed host matches in the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League (BBL) in January next year "subject to the public health situation and associated impacts including border restrictions", Cricket Australia announced on Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Canada continues to see sharp rise of Covid-19 cases
Ottawa, Nov 23 (IANS) Due to an ongoing worsening second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Canada, the country has continued to witness a sharp rise of new cases which have increased the overall infection tally to more than 330,000.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Market opens higher, Sensex hits fresh high
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened in the green on Monday with the BSE Sensex touching a new record high within just minutes into the trade.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Worries of widespread 'tech addiction' may be overblown: Study
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Parents, take it easy if your kids are spending more time on various screens. New research claims that parental restrictions on tech use have little lasting effect into adulthood and fears of widespread and long-lasting tech addiction may be overblown.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Universities, colleges to reopen in UP from Monday
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) The universities and degree colleges across Uttar Pradesh are reopening from Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Tejas Express stopped in its tracks due to low occupancy
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has cancelled the operation of the country's first private train Tejas Express from Monday.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman ruled out of New Zealand tour
Lahore, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman has been ruled out of the upcoming New Zealand tour as he is suffering from fever and had not recovered in time for the national squad's departure for the tour.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Leading US hospital nearly overwhelmed amid surging Covid-19 cases
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Amid surging Covid-19 cases across the US and an incompetent response by the federal government, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, one of the nation's leading hospitals in handling dangerous and unusual diseases, has been nearly overwhelmed, according to a media report.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
BBL: Carey to stay with Adelaide Strikers for another four years
Adelaide, Nov 23 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey has signed a fresh deal with Adelaide Strikers which will see him at the club for at least next four BBL seasons.
2020-11-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Woman raped by brick kiln manager in UP
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 23 (IANS) A young woman labourer in a village under the Seramau (North) police circle was allegedly raped by the manager of the brick kiln.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WhiteHat Jr Founder files $2.6 million lawsuit against critic
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Karan Bajaj, Founder of online coding classes startup WhiteHat Jr which is now owned by ed-tech company BYJUs, has filed a $2.6 million lawsuit against Pradeep Poonia, an engineer who publicly slammed the company for its marketing tactics.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Couple found hanging from tree in Mathura
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 23 (IANS) A young couple was found hanging from the same tree in Mathura's Piprauli village.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Medvedev battles past Thiem to win ATP Finals title
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Russia's Daniil Medvedev won the ATP Finals, the biggest title of his career so far, after getting past US Open champion Dominic Thiem in a thrilling three-set summit clash.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Delhi govt shuts two markets found flouting Covid protocols
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The market areas in Delhi's Nangloi and Punjabi Basti have been sealed by authorities after it was found that the traders there were not following proper Covid protocols laid down by the government. The two markets have been sealed till November 30.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
G20 leaders vow to safeguard planet, adopt clean energy
Riyadh, Nov 23 (IANS) The G20 leaders have emphasized the group's commitments to safeguarding the planet and adopting clean energy, according to an official statement.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
France envisages gradual lockdown exit: Official
Paris, Nov 23 (IANS) Amid improved pandemic data after a second lockdown was imposed in France, the country, one of the worst-hit in Europe, has envisaged a three-stage process to return to normalcy to avoid the coronavirus resurgence, government spokesperson Gabriel Attal announced.
2020-11-23
Category: International, France,Politics
Iran urges removal of western sanctions on Syria
Tehran, Nov 23 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged western countries to lift sanctions against Syria.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Russia hopes remaining parties of Open Skies Treaty meet commitments
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry has said that Moscow will seek firm guarantees that the remaining parties of the Treaty on Open Skies fulfil their obligations, amid the US' withdrawal from the agreement.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
HK officials urge vigilance as new Covid-19 cases hit new high
Hong Kong, Nov 23 (IANS) The number of new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong has reached a new high in over three months, prompting the city government to roll out more stringent measures to curb further spreading of the virus.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Global Covid-19 cases top 58.5mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 58.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.38 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
TN state chess revenues impacted by Covid-19 pandemic
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) A cursory glance of Tamil Nadu State Chess Asssociation (TNSCA) budget for 2020-21 would make people think that it is following zero based budgeting.
2020-11-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Sports
Shaggy wants to get off his devices
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Popular singer Shaggy is done with social media, and says he got to learn to get off his devices in 2021.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Canada continues to see sharp rise of Covid cases
Ottawa, Nov 23 (IANS) Canada continued to see a sharp rise of Covid-19 cases, with the country's total caseload surpassing 330,000.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Politics
Stacey Solomon's beau Joe Swash is feeling 'broody'
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Joe Swash, former actor and beau of singer Stacey Solomon, has his wish list for their future though he is not too sure his better half agrees.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
IMF chief urges G20 leaders to maintain policy support
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has urged the Group of 20 (G20) leaders to maintain policy support and reinforce the economic bridge to recovery as the global economy is "not out of the woods."
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
When Kanye West's birthday card to Kim Kardashian inspired his music
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) American reality TV star Kim Kardashian has recalled how a birthday card her husband, hip-hop star Kanye West, once wrote for her became the source of lyrics for one of his most acclaimed songs.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Russia adds 24,581 new Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS) Russia has reported 24,581 more Covid-19 infections, slightly down from the all-time high of 24,822 a day earlier, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Sunday.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
UK reports 18,662 fresh Covid-19 cases
London, Nov 23 (IANS) UK has reported 18,662 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 1,512,045, according to official figures released.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
G20 leadership vital in defence against Covid: UN chief
United Nations, Nov 23 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the leadership of the Group of 20 (G20) is vital in the global struggle with the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
First round of Biden, Harris Cabinet picks on Nov 24
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden's first wave of Cabinet picks are expected on November 24 amid the thick of ongoing obstruction to the political transition process from sitting president Donald Trump.
2020-11-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Mohun Bagan-East Bengal cricket derby on Saturday
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Mohun Bagan and East Bengal will clash in the cricket seasons first derby on Saturday in the Bengal T20 Challenge, which begins on Tuesday in a bio bubble.
2020-11-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Covid, players' illnesses hit Bengal T20 Challenge cricket
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Three of the six teams in the Bengal T20 Challenge have called in replacements in their squad after players have been forced out following positive results for Covid tests and on other medical grounds.
2020-11-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Not ready to recognise Joe Biden as US Prez: Putin
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said that he is still not ready to recognise Joe Biden as the winner of the United States presidential election, but is ready to work with any other US leader.
2020-11-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Rotating playersin Bengal T20 Challenge crucial, say coaches
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) In the Bengal T20 Challenge, starting on Tuesday in a bio-bubble at the Eden Gardens, rotating players will be important as each of the six teams will play at least 10 matches in the league phase, say coaches of the six competing teams. They also feel that it is an opportunity for players to showcase their talent and get noticed.
2020-11-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Made substitutions to avoid injuries: B'luru coach Cuadrat
Margao, Nov 22 (IANS) The short pre-season that preceded the season meant that Bengaluru FC were forced to make substitutions on Sunday in their Indian Super League (ISL) match against FC Goa despite them needing one more goal to win the match, according to coach Carles Cuadrat.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Other Sports
Oliveira wins home race at season-ending Portugues GP
Portimao (Portugal), Nov 22 (IANS) Tech3 KTM's Miguel Oliveira won his home race at MotoGP's season-ending Portuguese Grand Prix on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Portugal,Sports,Other Sports
New Covid cases surpass recoveries in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) New 1,704 cases surpassed 1,537 recoveries on a single day across Karnataka, taking its Covid tally to 8,73,046, including 24,868 active cases, said the state health bulletin on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Raj govt hikes penalty on gathering of more than 100 people at marriages
Jaipur, Nov 22 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday announced to increase the penalty on gathering of more than 100 people at marriages from Rs 10,000 to Rs 25,000.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Indian Coast Guard tows drifting oil tanker to safety
Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) In a swift and coordinated sea-air operation on Sunday, Indian Coast Guard multi-mission vessel Vishwast towed to safety tanker MT Anasthasia-1 which was drifting dangerously towards Kachall island in the Nicobar Islands.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
We are reformists, not rebels, says Ghulam Nabi Azad
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is one of the dissenters who had questioned the party leadership and functioning, has sought that the party hold elections to strengthen the organisation and make it more responsible.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chennai SHG wins laurel for converting fish waste to value added products
Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) Converting fish waste into value added products, city based self help group (SHG) Nambikkai fish farmers group has won the 'Best Fishering Self Help Group' award from the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), said ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIBA).
2020-11-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Gujarat records 1,495 new Covid cases, 13 fresh deaths
Gandhinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) Gujarat on Sunday saw 1,495 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,97,412, while the death toll climbed to 3,859 as 13 more succumbed.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Kohli's absence an opportunity for young guys: Shastri
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) Captain Virat Kohli will be missed after India's first Test against Australia in their upcoming tour Down Under but it is also an opportunity for younger players in the team, according to head coach Ravi Shastri.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
CBI arrests ex-Karnataka Cong minister Baig in ponzi scam (2nd Ld) (Correcting headline)
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) In a swift development after a day-long questioning, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested former Karnataka Congress minister Roshan Baig for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore IMA ponzi scam in the southern state, an official said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI arrests Karnataka Congress minister Baig in ponzi scam
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) In a swift development after a day-long questioning, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested former Karnataka Congress minister Roshan Baig for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore IMA ponzi scam in the southern state, an official said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mhadei dispute: For BJP, Goa and K'taka are at par, says CT Ravi
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court's directives on the Mhadei inter-state river water dispute between Goa and Karnataka will be binding on both states, BJP national general secretary and Goa desk in-charge CT Ravi said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
EPSI ties up with int'l accreditator to internationalise biz schools
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) As the New Education Policy (NEP) pushes for a boost in the higher education, International accreditation agency, AACSB, and the Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI) has now come together to internationalise the business schools.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Maharashtra reports only 50 Covid-19 deaths, but cases rise (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths dropped below 100 for the second time, though new cases continued to increase, amid apprehensions of a second wave, health authorities said here on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Angulo's brace helps FC Goa to 2-2 draw against Bengaluru FC
Margao (Goa), Nov 22 (IANS) A brace in the second half from Igor Angulo helped FC Goa wipe out Bengaluru FC's two-goal lead to as both sides settled for a 2-2 draw in a pulsating Indian Super League (ISL) fixture at the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
After question paper leak, over 65k appear for Assam police SI exam
Guwahati, Nov 22 (IANS) Over 65,000 candidates in 150 centres across 33 districts on Sunday appeared for the written examination of 597 posts of unarmed Assam police Sub-Inspectors (SI) for the second time, two months after a massive scam of leaking question paper, officials said.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Acid attack in Bihar's Saran leaves 20 injured
Patna, Nov 22 (IANS) An acid attack in Bihar's Saran district on Sunday following a heated argument over a land dispute left 20 persons injured, including three who are their battling for life in hospital.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Brickwork downgrades rating of SREI Infra's perpetual debt instrument
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Brickwork Ratings India Pvt Ltd has downgraded the ratings for SREI Infrastructure Finance's perpetual debt instrument aggregating to Rs 10 crore.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Hiring outlook in manufacturing sector still bleak: FICCI Survey
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The outlook for hiring in the manufacturing sector has marginally improved but the sentiments still remain weak, according to a survey by FICCI.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ex-Karnataka Congress minister arrested in ponzi scam
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) The CBI reportedly arrested former Karnataka Congress minister Roshan Baig for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore IMA ponzi scam in the state, a source said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rohit, Ishant need to be on flight in 4-5 days to play Tests: Shastri
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri said that Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma will have to be on the flight to Australia in the "next four or five days" if they are to take part in the Test series against Australia.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Covid-19 second wave may be a tsunami, warns Thackeray
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) With Covid-19 cases again surging in some parts of the the country, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday hinted at Lockdown 2.0, saying the possible second wave may be a "Tsunami".
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Medical board members suspended in Srinagar over student's death
Jammu, Nov 22 (IANS) Taking prompt action against those alleged to be responsible for the death of a differently-abled Class 10 student in Srinagar, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday suspended three members of District Medical Board Srinagar along with Class-IV employees, state officials said.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education
Congress dissenters now push for organisational elections
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) With the Congress' internal crisis deepening since the Bihar rout, the dissenters group is pushing for early elections in the party, even as its Central Election Authority is preparing for the list of the electoral college.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cows worshipped on 'Gopashtami' in Braj Mandal
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) Cows were worshipped and fed various types of delicacies to celebrate Gopashtami in Uttar Pradesh's Agra and Mathura districts in a series of programmes held by voluntary organisations.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Covid: Gehlot launches digital concert series to support Raj folk artists
Jaipur, Nov 22 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday inaugurated 'Padharo Mhare Des' Digital Covid Relief Concert Series - an initiative of Rajasthan-based singer Manesha A. Agarwal's Arpan Foundation to support the state's folk artists.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Art/Culture/Books
RJD candidate to challenge poll result in Patna HC
Patna, Nov 22 (IANS) RJD leader Shakti Singh Yadav will file a case in the Patna High Court on Monday, challenging the Assembly election result in Hilsa constituency in Bihar's Nalanda district from where he lost the polls.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Himachal may impose restrictions, says CM
Shimla, Nov 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Sunday said keeping in view the upsurge in the Covid-19 cases in the state, the government would consider to impose few restrictions to avoid social gatherings and ensuring that people take all necessary precautionary measures.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka colleges to be shut if Covid cases spike: Minister
Dharwad (Karnataka), Nov 22 (IANS) Degree colleges, which reopened after Diwali on November 17 across Karnataka would be closed if Covid cases rise again, said state Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Renowned surgeon Dr Chalapathi Rao passes away
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Renowned surgeon Professor Dr. P.V. Chalapathi Rao passed away on Sunday at the age of 92
2020-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SEBI Chief calls for investor awareness as retail participation grows
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Emphasising on the need for informed decision by investors, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman Ajay Tyagi has said that investor awareness and education play an important role in the investor's decision making.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Smith won't be bothered by short-pitch barrage: McDonald
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) Australia's star batsman Steve Smith will not have too much fending off short deliveries that Indian fast bowlers can be expected to serve up during the upcoming tour Down Under, according to the hosts' assistant coach Andrew McDonald.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Odisha government revises school merger decision
Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) Following a strong protest by the opposition in the Odisha Assembly, the state government revised its decision on the merger of schools in scheduled areas of the state.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Politics
Russia's Sputnik V to cost lower than Pfizer, Moderna's Covid vax
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS) Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 will cost governments much lower than that of Pizer's and Moderna's, the official Twitter handle of the world's first registered vaccine against the pandemic said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Employees with automation, AI skills more preferred: Report
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Over 70 per cent of senior executives in large organisations now want even non-technical employees to have automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills, says a new study.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Science/Tech,Technology
India is exceeding Paris Agreement targets: PM Modi at G20
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India is not only meeting its Paris Agreement targets but has also been exceeding them, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the G20 summit held virtually on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
'Demand for senior living facilities to rise amid pandemic'
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India is at a nascent stage in terms of organised senior care and the demand for senior living and senior care services is likely to pick up as the world emerges out of the pandemic, said a stakeholder in the sector.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Gurugram reports 649 new Covid cases, 4 deaths in 24 hrs
Gurugram, Nov 22 (IANS) The Gurugram district on Sunday reported 649 fresh coronavirus cases in a single day taking the district's Covid tally to 44,206, the district officials said.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Attempt to disturb Hyderabad's communal harmony a cardinal sin: KTR
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Telangana's Industry and Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Sunday said that attempts to disturb the communal harmony of Hyderabad for an election is a cardinal sin.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Avalanche warning issued for higher reaches in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) Following the adverse weather forecast in J&K on Monday and Tuesday, authorities on Sunday issued avalanche warning for higher reaches in the Kashmir division.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Recoveries in J&K outnumber new Covid cases in J&K in 24hrs
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) For the first time in recent past, recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir outnumbered the new Covid cases, though by marginal numbers on Sunday as 579 patients were discharged from different hospitals while 564 tested positive.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Actors Rishina Kandhari, Randeep Rai reunite on-screen
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actors Rishina Kandhari and Randeep Rai will once again share the screen together in a web series after their popular show "Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai".
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Jeweller's teenage son kidnapped in Bihar's Begusarai, Rs 1 cr ransom demanded
Patna, Nov 22 (IANS) The 16-year-old son of noted jeweller was abducted in Bihar's Begusarai town on Sunday, and a Rs 1 crore ransom demanded for his safe release, police said.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RSS meet begins in Prayagraj, Yogi joins in
Prayagraj, Nov 22 (IANS) A two-day meeting of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), spread over eight sessions, began in Prayagraj on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
PAGD releases list of seats allocated to allies for 5th phase of DDC polls
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) The People's Alliance for Gupkar Deceleration (PAGD) on Sunday released the list of seats allocated among the allies for the fifth phase of polling for District Development Council elections (DDC) elections for Jammu and Kashmir to be held in eight phases beginning November 28.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Google launches AI platform to help cities plant more trees
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) As policy makers aim to plant more trees to increase shade on warming city streets globally, Google has launched Tree Canopy Lab that combines Artificial Intelligence (AI) and aerial imagery.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Kohli absolutely not what you see on cricket field: Zampa
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian captain Virat Kohli maybe competitive and even antagonistic at times to his opponents on the field but he is a different person altogether off it, said Australian spinner Adam Zampa.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rs 280.68 cr loan default as on Sep 30: Coffee Day's Sical Logistics
Chennai, Nov 22 (IANS) Integrated logistics provider and part of the Coffee Day group, Sical Logistics, on Sunday said it has defaulted a sum of Rs 280.68 crore of loans taken from banks and financial institutions and interest on that.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
BJP leaders equate 'harassment' of OTV management with Republic TV
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Several BJP leaders have come out strongly against the Odisha government after the Odisha TV promoters have alleged that the BJD government is harassing them since Baijant 'Jay' Panda joined the opposition BJP after "exposing the corruption in the state government".
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
GST Council panel for 2-pronged strategy to curb fake invoices
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Law Committee of the GST Council has suggested a two-pronged strategy to tackle the issue of fake invoices, sources said.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
LG Display to supply transparent OLED panels to Panasonic
Seoul, Nov 22 (IANS) South Korean flat panel maker LG Display has signed a deal with Japanese firm Panasonic on supply of its transparent organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels, an industry official said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Moderna Covid-19 vaccine to cost govts $25-$37 per dose: CEO
Berlin, Nov 22 (IANS) Governments seeking to purchase Moderna's potential Covid-19 vaccine may have to shell out $25 and $37 per dose, depending on the size of the order, the company's CEO Stephane Bancel told German weekly 'Welt am Sonntag' (WamS).
2020-11-22
Category: International, Germany,National,Health/Medicine
Centre teams rushed to UP, Punjab, Himachal for Covid management
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Central government on Sunday sent high-level teams to Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, and Himachal Pradesh to support these states in their Covid-19 response and management.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
AFI searching for senior, junior HPDs after Hermann resigns
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Athletics Federation of India (AFI) is on the lookout for two new high-performance directors for senior and junior athletes after Volker Hermann on Sunday announced that he has resigned from the position.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Kartik Aaryan teams up with Ram Madhvani's next fim 'Dhamaka'
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan has joined hands with filmmaker Ram Madhvani for an upcoming thriller titled "Dhamaka".
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gambhir inaugurates 3rd giant air purifier at Krishna Nagar market
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) BJP MP from East Delhi Gautam Gambhir inaugurated the third giant air purifier in his constituency with the latest being in Krishna Nagar market. Similar purifiers were being installed at Lajpat Nagar and Gandhi Nagar markets earlier through his initiatives.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Odisha looking to leave history behind at start of new campaign'
Panjim, Nov 22 (IANS) A fresh start will be the mantra for both Odisha FC and Hyderabad FC as they face each other in their first match of the 2020/21 season of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim, Goa on Monday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
RBI becomes 1st central bank to have 1 mn followers on Twitter
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Twitter handle achieved 1 million followers on Sunday, turning it the first central bank in the world to achieve the feat.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Raftaar, IKKA's 'Angaar' gets 6.4 mn views in 2 days
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Rappers IKKA and Raftaar have a reason to rejoice as their latest collaboration, Angaar, received 6.4 million views on YouTube in two days.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Coming from Delhi to UP? Prepare for a Covid test
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) With a surge in Covid cases across Delhi, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to test all people coming from Delhi.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Czech, US and UK films bag 'Golden Gaja' at KidZCINEMA2020
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Czech film "The Incredible Wardrobegadget of Dr Stein", US film "Rebel" and British film "Music For The End of The World" bagged the top 'Golden Gaja' awards at the end of the 3-day first 'KidZCINEMA2020' international online children's film festival here on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Love jihad' laws attempt to divert public attention: Owaisi
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday that the laws planned to be brought by BJP-ruled states to check the so-called 'love jihad' are an attempt by the BJP to divert people's attention from real issues faced by the country.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Haryana to distribute 1 crore face masks: Khattar
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (IANS) With the sudden spoke in coronavirus cases in the state, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday warned the people to use face masks to contain the virus and said the government would distribute one crore masks among the public.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
RBI panel's suggestion 'rightfully' puts greater onus on promoters: Hinduja
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Applauding the recommendation of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to increase the shareholding of bank's promoters in the bank, Ashok Hinduja, Chairman of the Hinduja Group of Companies (India), said that the report rightfully puts a greater onus on the promoter-shareholders to exercise oversight through a higher shareholding limit.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
MP's Jabalpur collects Rs 1.34 cr fine for Covid norms violations
Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 22 (IANS) An amount of over Rs 1.34 crore has been collected in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district alone in fines slapped on people violating the Covid-19 protocols under the 'Roko-Toko' campaign launched by the state government.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Bharti, Harsh in judicial custody till Dec 4 in NDPS case (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) A Mumbai special court on Sunday sent in judicial custody till December 4 comedienne Bharti Singh and her husband Harsh Limbachiya, who were arrested in a drugs seizure and consumption case filed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kriti Sanon channels her inner poet for new post
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon brought out her poet spirit for her latest post on social media.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'India without Kohli will be like Australia without Smith and Warner'
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) India without captain Virat Kohli in Tests will be akin to Australia without Steve Smith and David Warner, according to former Australia fast bowler Geoff Lawson.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Anushka Sharma back on sets
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma, who is expecting her first child, has resumed work amidst the pandemic.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Telangana to take steps to fight second wave of Covid
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday said his government will take all measures to withstand the second wave of Covid-19 in the state.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Ahead of elections, top BPF leaders join BJP in Assam
Guwahati, Nov 22 (IANS) Ahead of the next year's assembly polls, with a shot in the arm for BJP, two top leaders of Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF), an ally of the ruling saffron party in Assam, including founding leader and Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary, on Sunday joined the leading partner.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
AWS targets larger banks to drive Cloud growth in India
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) After gaining traction among some of the smaller banks, Amazon Web Services, the Cloud computing business of e-commerce giant Amazon, is planning "to go deeper across some of the larger banks as well in India," a top company executive has said.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rajshri Deshpande: Fun working with extremely gifted Jimmy Sheirgill
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Sacred Games actress Rajshri Deshpande has bagged a project with actor Jimmy Sheirgill, whom she finds extremely gifted.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Naseeruddin Shah receives Aditya Vikram Birla Kalashikhar Puraskar
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has received the Aditya Vikram Birla Kalashikhar Puraskar at Sangit Kala Kendra Awards, which was recently held virtually.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
HP collected Rs 8 cr as cow cess, rehabilitated 15,177 cattle
Shimla, Nov 22 (IANS) Nearly Rs 8 crore collected as cow cess through the sale of liquor in Himachal Pradesh has helped the state government to so far rehabilitate and shelter 15,177 abandoned and stray cattle.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Knew Gilchrist was vulnerable on the ball pitched up, recalls Praveen Kumar (Magic Moments Ind-Aus)
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Former India fast bowler Praveen Kumar, who helped India clinch the second Tri-series final in 2008 at Brisbane with an early three-wicket burst, says he used to catch the batsmen by watching their feet and body language.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
23 anti-smog guns across Delhi to combat dust pollution
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) To improve the national capital's air quality, the Delhi government on Sunday said it has installed 23 anti-smog guns at key intersections and construction sites across the city, and assured that this number will be increased, if necessary.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
KCR promises all help to Telugu film industry
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday assured the Telugu film industry that the state government will take all the measures needed to protect and support it in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Shocked by Kerala's move against 'offensive' social media posts: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said that he was "shocked" by the Kerala government's move to issue an ordinance to ensure stringent punishment for those found guilty of offensive social media posts.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Alia Bhatt shares a picture with her muse
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt has shared a picture with her pet cat Edward, whom she lovingly calls her muse.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India's athletics high performance director Hermann resigns
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India's athletics high performance director Volker Hermann on Sunday announced that he has resigned from the position. Hermann said in a statement that he put on his Facebook page that he had resigned from the position "three weeks ago" after he was convinced that he could no longer "meet the self-imposed expectations" that came from being the Athletics Federation of India's (AFI) high performance director.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
BSF unearths tunnel on international border in J&K's Samba
Jammu, Nov 22 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers discovered an underground tunnel on the international border in J&K's Samba district on Sunday, officials said.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Dimple Kapadia announces release date of 'Tenet' in India
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Veteran actress Dimple Kapadia has announced that her much-awaited Hollywood film "Tenet", helmed by Christopher Nolan, will release on December 4 in India.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Nikkhil Arya happy to join 'fun' team of 'Brahmarakshas 2'
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Nikkhil Arya says he is happy to join the cast of "Brahmarakshas 2", in which he will play the antagonist.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Manufacturing improves in Jul-Sep, investment outlook subdued
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The manufacturing sector witnessed some recovery during the July-September quarter compared to the preceding quarter, according to FICCI's latest quarterly survey on manufacturing.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tripura refugee resettlement protests: Death toll rises to 2
Agartala, Nov 22 (IANS) With firefighter Biswajit Debbarma succumbing to his injuries on Sunday, the death toll in the Tripura violence rose to two, and the number of injured reached 35.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Fans return for ITTF finals, boost players' morale
Zhengzhou (China), Nov 22 (IANS) "We are back," Steve Dainton, CEO of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), simply put it when mentioning that fans are returning to the venue.
2020-11-22
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Odisha govt harassing OTV, lodged 20 false cases: Jagi Panda
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Odisha TV promoters have alleged that the BJD government is harassing them since Baijant "Jay' Panda joined the opposition BJP after "exposing the corruption in the state government", even accusing the Chief Minister of "personal vendetta".
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shastri enjoys 'good conversation' about cricket with Gill ahead of Aus ODIs
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) Team India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday had a "nice conversation" about cricket with young batsman Shubman Gill ahead of the much-anticipated clash with Australia which begins with a three-match ODI series from November 27.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Activists remove tons of garbage, immersed idols from Yamuna
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) River activists on Sunday removed tons of garbage and immersed idols of Hindu gods and goddesses from the Yamuna river bed at the Etmauddaula view point park.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Cargo movement issues likely to stay as supply chains resume: ADB
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) As international trade gets back to normalcy with gradual lifting of lockdowns across countries, difficulties in cargo movement and clearance processes are likely to continue, said an Asian Development Bank blog post.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
CAIT urges DPIIT to penalise Amazon, Flipkart for alleged violations
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has written to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) to take action against e-commerce major Amazon and Flipkart for alleged violation of FDI and FEMA norms.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trilateral maritime exercise SITMEX-20 on in Andaman Sea
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Naval forces of India, Singapore, and Thailand are engaged in a trilateral maritime exercise 'SITMEX-20' in the Andaman Sea to strengthen mutual confidence and develop common understanding and procedures towards enhancing overall maritime security in the region.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Taapsee Pannu has a hilarious post about an emoji
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu has posted a new picture but it is the caption that catches the attention.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Katrina undergoes Covid test 'with a smile'
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has undergone a coronavirus test before commencing a shoot and shared that she did it with a smile.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Bollywood
B'luru annual art mart to go online amid Covid scare
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) For the first time since its inception in 2002, the annual iconic street art mart "Chitra Santhe", which is held on the last Sunday of every year in this tech city, will go online on January 3, 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions, an official said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
One held with 4 kg marijuana in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 22 (IANS) A crime branch unit of the Gurugram police arrested a drug peddler and seized 4 kilograms of marijuana estimated to cost Rs 35,000 in the market, the police said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hyd municipal polls: Javadekar gives boost to BJP campaign
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) In a boost to the BJP's campaign for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections, Union Minister for Environment and Forest, Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar released the party's 'charge sheet' against Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Schedule for WBBL 6 Finals series confirmed
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) The Melbourne Stars, Brisbane Heat, Sydney Thunder and Perth Scorchers will feature in prime time when the Women's Big Bash League Finals series gets underway at North Sydney Oval this week.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Tougher tier system curbs for England after lockdown
London, Nov 22 (IANS) A tougher three-tiered system of local restrictions against the Covid-19 pandemic will come into force in England when the ongoing lockdown ends on December 2, Downing Street said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Nadda to kick off 120-days India tour from Uttarakhand in Dec
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party made it official on Sunday that BJP President J.P. Nadda will be on a nationwide tour where he will visit each and every state of India, something IANS reporter earlier. The tour will be worked for nationwide organisation building effort, with an eye on the 2024 general elections, which is still 3.5 years away.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CPI-M and Cong holding talks, to rally in Kolkata on Nov 23
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A joint rally of the Congress and CPI-M slated to be held on Monday in Kolkata on Monday is a step towards an alliance ahead of the 2021 Assembly elections as informal talks on the issue are on, Congress sources said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Union Bank board to mull seeking shareholders' nod for raising funds
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) The Board of Directors of Union Bank of India will meet on Wednesday, November 25 to consider seeking shareholders' approval for raising capital by several modes.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bharti, Harsh get 13 days' judicial custody
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) A Mumbai Special Court on Sunday sent comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Harsh Limbachiya to 13 days judicial custody. The couple was arrested in a drugs seizure and consumption case filed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Three including a Maoist commander gunned down in Gaya
Patna, Nov 22 (IANS) Three persons including a zonal commander gunned down in Maoist affected Barachatti area in Gaya district early on Sunday morning.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
NASA rover helps scientists find signs of megafloods on Mars
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Analysing data collected by NASA's Curiosity rover, scientists have found that floods of unimaginable magnitude once washed through Gale Crater on Mars' equator around four billion years ago.
2020-11-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Rampur royal family value pegged at Rs 2,664 crore
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 22 (IANS) The royal family of Rampur has finally been assigned a value -- Rs 2,664 crores.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Beijing reports big drop in new HIV/AIDS cases
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) Beijing has witnessed a significant drop in new HIV/AIDS casess during the January-October period, the Chinese capital's health authorities said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Fake army major dupes 17 prospective brides of Rs 6.61 cr
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) A conman, who impersonated as an Army Major to dupe 17 prospective brides to the tune of Rs 6.61 crore, was running an organised racket by converting a rented room in Hyderabad as an 'Army office'.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US CDC advises against cruise ship travel
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an advisory against cruise ship travels as Covid-19 transmission risk on liners is very high.
2020-11-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru medical college named after Vajpayee
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) The Karnataka government has named the medical college and research institute in the city's Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Double Pass Development GBL helping parents, children learn together
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Ever since the Golden Baby Leagues were launched by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in 2018, the sport has been introduced to children (both boys and girls) at an early age across the country. While these children, aged 6-12, learn the basics of football through the Golden Baby Leagues, their parents also play a key role in their advancement in football.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Himachal researcher seeks funds to modify Newton's third law of motion
Shimla, Nov 22 (IANS) The 335 years old Newton's third law of motion can be modified as it is 'incomplete' because the action may be equal, less or more than reaction, Shimla-based researcher Ajay Sharma said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
'Pachtaoge' choreographer Rajit Dev: Dancers deserve better recognition, pay scale
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Choreographer Rajit Dev, known for his work on the songs "Pachtaoge" and "Tehas nehas", says that dancers deserve to be valued more.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Why loss of smell, taste is godsend for many Covid patients (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS)  Amid the growing Covid-19 scare is light at the end of the tunnel. If you experience true loss of smell and taste along with gastric trouble (read diarrhoea) as Covid-19 symptoms begin to appear, have heart as this generally means a good prognosis and no severe respiratory attack that normally sets in in the second week of the 14-day virus cycle.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Pawar can replicate Maha Vikas Aghadi experiment in Goa: Sena MLA
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar can impress upon Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, to replicate the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi alliance experiment in Goa during the 2022 polls, Maharashtra Shiv Sena MLA and former Minister Deepak Kesarkar said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Dale Steyn to join Kandy Tuskers for LPL
Colombo, Nov 22 (IANS) South Africa's Dale Steyn will be joining the Kandy Tuskers squad for the Lanka Premier League (LPL), the inaugural edition of which is slated to begin from Thursday.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Mulayam visits party office on his birthday
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Setting to rest all speculations about his health, Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav visited the party headquarters on Sunday afternoon to meet workers who had gathered there to celebrate his 82nd birthday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Set up nodal agencies to restore water bodies: NGT asks states, UTs
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed all states and Union Territories to designate nodal agencies for the restoration of water bodies within their respective jurisdictions.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Man killed in W.Australia shark attack
Canberra, Nov 22 (IANS) A man was killed in a shark attack on Sunday in the waters off a popular beach in Western Australia.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Kangana Ranaut posts adorable picture kissing nephew
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut said that her nephew Prithviraj asked her not to leave for a shoot.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yogi to promote eco-tourism in Sonbhadra, Mirzapur
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh tourism department has decided to develop Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Chandauli and adjoining areas as eco-tourism destinations.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
PM dials Mulayam to wish 'Happy Birthday' as he turns 82
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi dialled to extended birthday wish to Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav as he turned 82 on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ayurveda practitioner's defamation notice to IMA for equating Covid remedies to placebo
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) An Ayurvedic physician and teacher of Indian medicine has served a legal notice upon the Indian Medical Association (IMA) for its allegedly derogatory remarks against AYUSH remedies for the Covid-19 management and equating Ayurveda drugs to placebo.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Covid fight: AIIMS begins recruitment of 207 more JR doctors
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) In order to boost the fight against Covid-19 pandemic, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has started the process to recruit 207 more Junior Resident (JR) doctors, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Akhil Rabindra notches top-10 finish in race 1 at Circuit Paul Ricard
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Akhil Rabindra, 24-year-old racer and the only Asian to seal an Aston Martin Racing Driver Academy spot earlier this year, helped AGS Events earn a P9 finish in the Pro-Am category at the penultimate race of the French FFSA GT Championship at the 3.8 km long Paul Ricard Circuit in France on Saturday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Hasina's photos of her sewing, fishing go viral
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) Two separate photos of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have gone viral on the social media, giving people a glimpse of the leader's daily life, the media reported on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
GoDaddy employees used in crypto services attacks
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Fraudsters have used employees at Internet names and registrations management major GoDaddy to attack multiple cryptocurrency services over the past one week, said a report.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Arshi Khan: Great time to be on the web
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Arshi Khan of Bigg Boss fame is looking forward to the release of her web series Mary Aur Marlow. She says it is a great time to work on digital projects.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for November 23-29
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Sharib Hashmi's new film 'The Incomplete Man' about juvenile rapist and punishment
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Sharib Hashmi feels juvenile laws, which protect rapists who are under 18 from punishment, need to be addressed.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Corona screening at doorsteps: 3.70 lakh Delhiites surveyed on Day 1
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A house-to-house Covid-19 survey in Delhi screened more that 3.70 lakh city residents on the first day in order to find out the real picture vis-a-vis the prevalence of the deadly disease, official sources said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Discontent in UP Congress spills on to social media (IANS Special)
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) Discontent in the UP Congress is now spilling over on to social media platforms and party leaders and workers are announcing their resignations on it.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
7 persons trapped in vehicle rescued by Army in J&K's Rajouri
Jammu, Nov 22 (IANS) Seven persons trapped in a vehicle that toppled due to inclement weather conditions were rescued by the Army in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Expiry week to see new life time highs (Market Watch)
Markets continued their upward movement in the week after Diwali and gained on three of the four trading sessions. BSESENSEX gained 439.25 points or 1.01% to close at 43,882.25 points while NIFTY gained 139.10 points or 1.09% to close at 12,859.05 points. The one day of correction saw BSESENSEX lose more than the net gains of the week and was down 580 points while NIFTY lost 167 points. This is just to give a sense of the sharp correction that happened. The broader markets saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 1.13%, 1.44% and 1.57% respectively. BSEMIDCAP was up 3.53% while BSESMALLCAP gained 3.47%.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Google rolls out chat feature on RCS-based Messages service
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Google has rolled out chat feature in its Messages service based on the open Rich Communication Services (RCS) standard.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Centre gives 250 ventilators to DRDO's Delhi Hospital
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Centre on Sunday said that 250 ventilators have been delivered to the DRDO hospital here as part of its promise to help the Delhi government in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Khadim Hussain Rizvi: Death of an expendable Pakistani cleric
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) What happens to a jihadist non-state actor when he becomes a liability to the Pakistani establishment? He dies causelessly, as did the blasphemy activist and head of the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) party, Khadim Hussain Rizvi. Covid-19, heart failure, something fishy? There are only speculations, no confirmed reports.
2020-11-22
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Anupam Kher shares shooting experience of Sridevi-starrer 'Lamhe'
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Sridevi-Anil Kapoor starrer Lamhe released 29 years ago, veteran actor Anupam Kher has shared his experience shooting for the movie and said that he had the most amazing time filming it.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hilary Duff says she was 'exposed' to Covid-19
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Actress Hilary Duff, who is pregnant with her third child, says she was exposed to coronavirus.
2020-11-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Foreign protests over Farm Acts: Much ado over nothing
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A forward-looking legislation that seeks to unshackle farmers and open up markets for Indian agriculture is unexpectedly facing protests on foreign lands-the UK, the US, Canada and even European nations. Within India, the protests against the three agricultural laws have been spearheaded by the opposition parties and some farmers' groups. India Narrative delves into what really is happening.
2020-11-22
Category: International, India,Politics
Kunal Kemmu is a 'work in progress'
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kunal Kemmu calls himself a work in progress.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tahira posts throwback picture with Ayushmann from college days
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Writer-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap has gone down the memory lane and posted a picture with her actor husband Ayushamann Khurrana from their college days.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Why true loss of smell, taste a godsend for many Covid patients
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Amid the growing Covid-19 scare is light at the end of the tunnel. If you experience true loss of smell and taste along with gastric trouble (read diarrhoea) as Covid-19 symptoms begin to appear, have heart as this generally means a good prognosis and no severe respiratory attack that normally sets in in the second week of the 14-day virus cycle.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
PDM to hold Peshawar rally despite permission row
Peshawar, Nov 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance comprising 11 of the country's opposition parties, will stage it fourth power show on Sunday in Peshawar despite being denied permission by the city administration to hold the the public rally due to a surge in new Covid-19 cases.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
PM inaugurates Rs 5.5K cr water projects in UP's Mirzapur, Sonbhadra
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stones of rural drinking water supply projects costing more than Rs 5,500 crore in Vindhyachal region of Uttar Pradesh.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
24 kg tumour removed from patients' stomach in UP hospital
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 22 (IANS) Doctors at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), have successfully removed a 24-kilogram tumour from the stomach of a patient.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Lenders of CG Power approve loan restructuring
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The lenders of CG Power and Industrial Solutions have approved a one-time restructuring of loans to the company, paving the way for its acquisition by Murugappa Group-led Tube Investments of India.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
World Bank chief welcomes G20 progress on debt relief
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) World Bank Group President David Malpass said that he was very pleased to see the progress the G20 group of countries has made on debt transparency and debt relief.
2020-11-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bug makes Twitter 'Fleets' visible even after 'disappearing'
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) After rolling out a disappearing tweet feature called "Fleets" globally last week, Twitter is now working to fix a bug which makes these tweets visible even after 24 hours.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,International
Civilian injured in Kabul IED blasts
Kabul, Nov 22 (IANS) A day after 23 rockets hit Kabul killing nine people and injuring nearly 50 others, there were two separate IED blasts on Sunday in the Afghan capital which wounded one civilian, leading to widespread panic.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in J&K's Rajouri district
Jammu, Nov 22 (IANS) Barely a day after an Indian soldier was killed in unprovoked firing from across the border, Pakistan indulged in firing and shelling again on Sunday on the LoC in Nowshera Sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Regeneron's Covid drug given to Trump clears emergency use in US
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use approval to the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals antibody treatment which was given to President Donald Trump after he was diagnosed with Covid-19.
2020-11-22
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
India reports less than 50K new corona cases for 15 straight days (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India reported less than 50,000 new single-day coronavirus cases for the 15th consecutive day on Sunday as its total tally reached 90,95,806.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Shahid Afridi to lead Galle Gladiators in LPL
Colombo, Nov 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi will lead Galle Gladiators in the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League beginning Thursday. Domestic talent Bhanuka Rajapaksa will serve as his deputy.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Nepal seeks early availability of Covid-19 vaccines
Kathmandu, Nov 22 (IANS) The Nepali government has sent requests to several countries that are producing Covid-19 vaccines seeking their early availability after they are proven to be effective, officials said here on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
437 infra projects report cost overrun of Rs 4.37 lakh crore
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) As many as 437 infrastructure projects have reported cost overrun of over Rs 4.37 lakh crore as of September end, according to data from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SK Telecom, Samsung develop advanced 5G Cloud system
Seoul, Nov 22 (IANS) Mobile carrier SK Telecom said on Sunday it has developed a next-generation cloud native core network system with Samsung Electronics that can provide better 5G services.
2020-11-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
WBBL: Sydney Sixers fined $25000 for 'administrative error'
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) WBBL franchise Sydney Sixers have been fined $25,000, of which $15,000 was suspended for a period of 12 months, due to an administration error that saw fast bowler Hayley Silver-Holmes named on the team sheet to play against Melbourne Renegades despite not being part of the primary squad in the ongoing edition of the Women's Big Bash League.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Resume mining to overcome jobs, economy issues: CII to Goa govt
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Goa chapter has emphasised the need for prompt resumption of mining activities in the coastal state to overcome disruption in economy and unemployment caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Shilpa shares 'no filter love' for hubby Raj on wedding anniversary
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra on her 11th wedding anniversary penned a romantic note for her businessman husband Raj Kundra and said that she still has eyes only for him.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iqbal Khan: OTT self-censorship shouldn't come at cost of creative freedom
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor Iqbal Khan says OTT platforms create space for stories and experimentation. While content creators should be responsible, self-censorship should not limit storytelling.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
At minus 3 degrees, Srinagar records coldest night of season
Srinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far on Sunday as the mercury fell to minus 3 degrees Celsius.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Guterres condemns condemns rocket attacks in Kabul
United Nations, Nov 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the rocket attacks in Kabul which resulted in the death of nine people and injured nearly 50 others.
2020-11-22
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Trump campaign to seek expedited appeal of ruling on mail-in ballots (Ld)
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) The re-election campaign of US President Donald Trump has announced that it would seek an expedited appeal after a federal judge in the state of Pennsylvania dismissed a lawsuit which sought to block millions of mail-in ballots cast in the November 3 presidential election.
2020-11-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Tendulkar's 98 against Pak in 2003 WC one of his best, says Inzamam
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Inzamam-ul-Haq believes Sachin Tendulkar's 98-run knock against Pakistan in the 2003 World Cup was one of the "best innings" played by the former Indian batsman during his stellar career.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi residents wake up to coldest Nov morning in 17 years
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Delhi residents woke up on Sunday to the chilliest November morning in the last 17 years, with minimum temperature clocking a low of 6.4 degrees Celsius at Lodhi Road, officials of India Meteorological Department (IMD) told IANS.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Politics
Aus Defence Force chief backs mandatory body cameras for soldiers
Canberra, Nov 22 (IANS) Chief of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Angus Campbell on Sunday threw his support behind mandatory body cameras for soldiers in the wake of a landmark war crimes inquiry.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Australia,Defence/Security,Politics
'Public int'l finance must be allocated to countries, sectors most in need'
United Nations, Nov 22 (IANS) Public international finance must be allocated to countries and sectors most in need amid the Covid-19 andemic, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in his video message to the International Finance Forum 2020 Annual Meeting.
2020-11-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Realty brokers upbeat about sector outlook: Report
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) As housing demand has improved over the past couple of months, the sentiments of real estate brokers have also risen regarding the outlook for the sector, showed a report by 360 EDGE.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US electronic voting service firm denies prez poll fraud claims
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Dominion, one of the most widely used voting equipment companies in the US, has denied "false assertions about vote switching and software issues with our voting system" during the November 3 presidential election.
2020-11-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Protesters set fire to part of Guatemalan Congress building
Guatemala City, Nov 22 (IANS) Protesters who were rallying against the approval of the 2021 budget in Guatemala set fire to a part of the Congress building here.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Guatemala,Politics
Telangana's Covid recoveries cross 2.50 lakh-mark
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Telangana logged 873 new Covid-19 cases during the last 24 hours, pushing the state's tally to 2,63,526 while the cumulative number of recoveries crossed 2.50 lakh, health officials said on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India reports less than 50K new corona cases for 15 straight days
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India reported less than 50,000 new single-day coronavirus cases for the 15th consecutive day on Sunday as its total tally reached 90,95,806.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Health a fundamental human right, says Mexican President
Mexico City, Nov (IANS) Health as "a fundamental human right", should not be subject to the pursuit of profit, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador while addressing the G20 Summit.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
I-League: Gokulam Kerala FC appoint new goalkeeping coach
Kozhikode, Nov 22 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC have appointed Mihir Sawant as goalkeeping coach for the upcoming I-League season.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Petrol, diesel prices rise for 3rd straight day across metros
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Prices of petrol and diesel rose across the four metro cities on Sunday for the fourth consecutive day after a nearly two-month hiatus.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Colombian Prez touts tax-free day for economic recovery
Bogota, Nov 22 (IANS) Colombian President Ivan Duque has urged the public to utilize the year's third and final VAT-free Day to re-energize the country's pandemic-hit economy.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Colombia,Politics
Canadian provinces report record daily Covid-19 cases
Ottawa, Nov 22 (IANS) Amid the ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Canada, some of the country's province have reported record high single-day confirmed cases, according to health authorities.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
S'pore PM urges affordable vaccine access, better disease surveillance
Singapore, Nov 22 (IANS) In his address to the ongoing 12th G20 Summit, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has put forward two suggestions on what member countries could do together, the media reported on Sunday.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
We have world-class forwards, learning a lot from them, says Jyoti
Bengaluru, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team forward Jyoti is making sure she gets to learn all that she can, both on and off the field, from the experienced players who are part of the ongoing national camp at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) facility here.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
37 policemen to face action in Bikru case
Lucknow, Nov 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Home Department has asked the Additional Director General of Police of Kanpur to take action against 37 policemen for their alleged links with slain gangster Vikas Dubey or dereliction of duty.
2020-11-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident