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Hours before GHMC polling, attack on Telangana BJP chief's car
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Hours before the polling for municipal elections in Greater Hyderabad, Telangana BJP President Bandi Sanjay Kumars car was allegedly attacked by some unknown persons on Necklace Road.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Active Covid cases in Andhra drop below 8,000
Amaravti, Nov 30 (IANS) Active Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh dropped below the 8,000 mark to 7,840 on Monday, even as the gap between total number of cases and total recoveries continues to narrow.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Amid cyclones, Andhra Police lends hand to disaster management
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) In the recent heavy rains, floods and very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, Andhra Pradesh Police was on the forefront to save lives, feed stranded people and bring order amid the chaos, officers said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Frustrated Bumrah kicks 30-yard markers in 2nd ODI
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah's rough patch in ODI cricket has continued into India's ongoing series against Australia and his frustration showed in the second game at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. An image of Bumrah kicking the markers for the 30-yard circle while fielding has gone viral on Twitter.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat's Covid toll nears 4K, positive tally 2,09,780
Gandhinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Gujarat on Monday recorded 20 coronavirus deaths, the highest since August 25, taking its death toll to 3,989, while its tally rose to 2,09,780 with 1,502 fresh cases.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Leopard strays into girls' hostel in Guwahati, rescued
Guwahati, Nov 30 (IANS) Triggering panic among the people, an adult leopard strayed into a girls' hostel at a residential locality in Hengrabari here on Monday, officials said. The leopard was tranquilised after more than four hours of efforts and rescued by the forest officials later in the day.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Seven demands access to correspondence between CA, BCCI
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Seven West Media has demanded access to correspondence between Cricket Australia (CA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) with relation to an alleged changed schedule of India's ongoing tour of Australia.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
K'taka launches learning management system to help 4.5L students
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday launched the Karnataka Learning Management System (LMS), an initiative that would benefit nearly 4.5 lakh students and 24,000 teachers to make an impact on their learning and teaching, respectively.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Assam to launch 'Orunodoi' scheme for empowering women
Guwahati, Nov 30 (IANS) In a bid to financially empower women and specially-abled persons, the Assam government would provide Rs 830 per month each to 18.20 lakh poor families under the ambitious 'Orunodoi' scheme, Finance and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Scindia meets Shivraj, sparks speculation over cabinet expansion
Bhopal, Nov 30 (IANS) Political circles in Madhya Pradesh are abuzz trying to understand the significance of a meeting between Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Rajya Sabha member Jyotiraditya Scindia amid discussions on a cabinet expansion and appointments in civic bodies. But Scindia has termed the expansion of the cabinet as the prerogative of the Chief Minister.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
After discharge, Yediyurappa's aide debunks suicide theory
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Debunking the 'suicide theory', Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa's aide N.R. Santhosh on Monday claimed that he "never attempted" suicide, but "by mistake" consumed wrong medication due to which he fell unconscious.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Goa draw 1-1 with NorthEast, search for win continues
Margao (Goa), Nov 30 (IANS) FC Goa's search for a first win this season continues after their 1-1 draw against NorthEast United in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Monday. Igor Angulo scored just three minutes after NorthEast went ahead through a penalty that was successfully converted by Idrissa Sylla.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
Kaif smashes 51-ball 57 to help Tapan beat Kalighat
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Kaif Ahamed's 57 off 51 balls helped Tapan Memorial defeat Kalighat Club by 22 runs in a low-scoring match in the Bengal T20 Challenge on Monday at Eden Gardens.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
CPI (ML) Liberation stages protest against farm laws in Patna
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) After the Centre, the Bihar government is now facing the heat of the opposition to the new farm laws passed by the Parliament in September.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
14 TDP legislators suspended on first day of Assembly
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) Dramatic scenes played out on the first day of Andhra Pradesh winter Assembly session, leading to the suspension of 14 Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislators for a day on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Perera's 97 powers Jaffna to big win in LPL
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Nov 30 (IANS) Jaffna Stallions defeated Dambulla Viking by 66 runs in a Lanka Premier League T20 match here on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Plea in HC seeks inclusion of transgenders in prison report
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to include data on transgender prisoners in its prison statistics report.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Medical colleges in Odisha to reopen from Dec 1
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday issued new Covid-19 guidelines for December, including allowing all medical colleges to reopen from December 1.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Rajkot hospital fire to be probed by different panel
Gandhinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Due to time limitations owing to another hospital fire incident probe, the Gujarat government on Monday decided to hand over the investigation into the Rajkot hospital fire, which left five dead, from the Justice K.A. Punj (retd) panel to one headed by Justice D.A. Mehta (retd).
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Organised F&G retail's FY21 revenue expected to decline by 5-10%: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The revenue of India's organised food and grocery (F&G) retail is expected to decline by 5-10 per cent in FY21, India Ratings and Research said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Captaincy not affecting Kohli, others have to step up: Harbhajan
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India need more players performing consistently so as to take some pressure off Virat Kohli, who is not under any pressure of captaincy, feels veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rare pangolin rescued near Agra
Agra, Nov 30 (IANS) A rare and endangered Indian pangolin was rescued by the Wildlife SOS after it was seen wandering across a field in Bichpuri village, around 10 km from Agra city.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pradhan takes on Priyanka in war of words on farm laws
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid the ongoing agitation over farmers laws, on a day when Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi targeted the Modi government, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a counter-attack on the Congress on Monday by bringing in the name of Robert Vadra.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India's office market to remain resilient in 2021: Knight Frank
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) India's office market will remain resilient in 2021, property consultancy Knight Frank said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
DDC polls in J&K introduction of true self rule: Jatindra Singh
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and MoS in the PMO Jatindra Singh on Monday said the District Development Council (DDC) elections marked the beginning of a new chapter in the history of democracy in Jammu and Kashmir and an introduction of true self rule and true autonomy for the first time in the Union Territory.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kerala sets up committee on vaccine manufacturing centre
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that a committee under eminent virologist T. Jacob John has been constituted to study if it is possible to set up a vaccine manufacturing unit in the state.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Stage set for GHMC polls amid tight security
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Elaborate arrangements are in place as the stage is set for the elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Tuesday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Electrical engineer in Gurugram dies in road mishap
Gurugram, Nov 30 (IANS) A 35-year-old electrical engineer with a private company based in Manesar, who hailed from Pauri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand, died after a speeding truck rammed into his motorcycle from behind near Narsinghpur village on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway, the police said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Konark Festival, Sand Art Festival to kick start from Dec 1
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) The twin events of Konark Festival of classical dance performances with the grand Sun Temple in the backdrop and the International Sand Art Festival will kick start in Odisha's Konark on December 1 and go on till December 5.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Art/Culture/Books
To garner support, Mamata to launch campaign across Bengal from Dec 7
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) At a time when Trinamool Congress heavyweight leaders such as Suvendu Adhikari and many others are leaving the green stable ahead of the crucial 2021 state Assembly polls, here comes Bengala's firebrand showstopper Mamata Banerjee, for the much-needed political rescue.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
PM deviates from programme
Varanasi ( UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Deviating from his earlier programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to the Ravidas Park and offered floral tributes to Sant Ravidas.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Kirti Kulhari watches film on big screen as mark of support to cinema halls
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kirti Kulhari is doing her bit to support the cinema hall industry, while it suffers losses amid the ongoing pandemic. The actress on Monday visited a theatre and shared photographs on social media to encourage netizens to do the same.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Auctioning of Goa mining leases is an option: CM
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Goa may choose the auction route in its bid to restart the state's stricken mining sector, where extraction of the ore has been stopped following a Supreme Court order in 2018, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Jennifer Lawrence's family-owned summer camp destroyed by 'horrible fire'
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) A summer camp run by the family of Hollywood star Jennifer Lawrence has been destroyed by fire. Camp Hi-Ho as the property is known, is located in Simpsonville, Kentucky.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Gavaskar clears air on his 1975-76 paternity leave matter
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has clarified that he had not sought paternity leave from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to return to India during the twin tours of New Zealand and West Indies in 1975-76.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BJP serves legal notice to Mamata's nephew for calling Dilip Ghosh 'goon'
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) West Bengal's BJP President Dilip Goosh on Monday sent a legal notice to Trinamool Congress MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee for calling him a 'goon and mafia'.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Malaria cases in India drops to 5.6mn in 2019: WHO report
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Malaria cases in India dropped from about 20 million cases in 2000 to about 5.6 million in 2019, said a World Health Organization report on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Fifth-grader Mobina shares life lessons with IAS trainees
Bhopal, Nov 30 (IANS) Mobina, a fifth-grade student hailing from the Pandola village in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh has been sharing life lessons with trainees of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS). This may come as a surprise for many people but it is true that Mobina has been working to light up the lives of women from poor and economically weaker sections in her village.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Himachal minister just call away for Covid-19 patients
Shimla, Nov 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj on Monday asked Covid-19 patients to call him in case of any emergency.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Biden announces 'crisis tested' economic team, Neera Tanden to head Budget office
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced key members of his "crisis tested" economic team including Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury, Neera Tanden as Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Wally Adeyemo as Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Odisha stands prepared for Covid vaccination
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) Odisha is now a step ahead in the preparations for Covid-19 vaccination in all parameters of the national guidelines, said an official on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Hrithik Roshan's post-shave video impresses B'wood buddies
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has almost shaved off his beard and posted a video on Instagram, flaunting his new look. The actor looks fresh after giving his heavy beard a trim, and his buddies in Bollywood seem impressed.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Italian watchdog fines Apple 10mn euros over waterproofing claims
London, Nov 30 (IANS) The Italian anti-trust watchdog on Monday slapped a fine of 10 million euros on Apple for unfair commercial practices related to water-resistant claims in iPhones that date back to 2017.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kaif smashes 57 as Tapan beat Kalighat
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Tapan Memorial put on an all-round performance to defeat Kalighat Club by 22 runs in a low-scoring match on Monday at Eden Gardens in the Bengal T20 Challenge.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Recoveries continue to outnumber new Covid cases in J&K
Jammu, Nov 30 (IANS) Recoveries again outnumbered new Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as 483 patients were discharged after recovery as against 370 new cases detected during the last 24 hours.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Big B gives glimpse of a 'film that never got made'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has shared a throwback photo of his film that never got made, and many fans are amused with the revelation.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Festive push: Auto stocks to be in focus on Tuesday's trade
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) As the country's stock markets recommence trade on Tuesday after an extended weekend, analysts believe that automobile, manufacturing and utilities stocks will be in focus during the upcoming session.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
HAL delivers biggest cryogenic propellant tank to ISRO
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) India's premier aerospace company, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, on Monday delivered the biggest cryogenic propellant tank (C32 LH2) ever fabricated by the company to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) much ahead of the contractual schedule.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Hyderabad Airport's daily passenger footfall jumps to 30,000
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The daily passenger footfall at Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has crossed 30,000 in November, a 10-fold increase since the re-commencement of domestic operations from May 25 after Covid-19 induced lockdown.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Urvashi Rautela says she wants to play Lady Diana
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela says her look in her latest music video, Teri load ve, is inspired by Lady Diana, and shared that working on her biopic is on her wishlist.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sena leader compares 'Azaan' with 'Maha-Aarti', sparks row
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Maharashtra's ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi and opposition Bharatiya Janata Party were on Monday again in a confrontation - this time over 'Azaan' and 'Maha-Aarti'.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Opinion/Commentary,Religion
Nagaur MP to Amit Shah: Will reconsider RLP's alliance with NDA if farm bills not withdrawn
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal on Monday wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah in which he strongly said that the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP) would reconsider its alliance with the NDA if the central government does not withdraw the three farm bills.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Essar Projects completes construction of bridge in Papua New Guinea
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Essar Projects PNG (EPPNG) on Monday said it had completed construction of the Bailey bridge over the Waghi river in Papua New Guinea, thus providing a lifeline to about 6,000 local residents who will now be able to access basic government services.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rajeev Khandelwal reveals why he can't accept any compliments for 'Naxalbari'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal is not ready to accept compliments for his latest web series Naxalbari. Rajeev took to Twitter on Monday to explain why, and also made what he calls is an honest confession in the process.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Jisshu Sengupta: I am a very spontaneous actor
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Jisshu Sengupta, who will be seen essaying the role of a cop in the upcoming horror flick, Durgamati, says he is not one of those actors who rehearses before going on set.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
After Bihar loss, Rahul takes stock of poll preparedness in Assam, TN
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) After the Bihar defeat in which the Congress was found to be the weakest link in the Grand Alliance, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has started taking stock of poll preparedness in the states where the party is likely to go with an alliance partner.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
4 SHOs suspended in Bihar for failing to implement liquor ban
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) Since the formation of the new government in Bihar, Director General of Police (DGP) AK Singhal has suspended four station house officers (SHOs) for their alleged inability to implement the liquor ban law in their respective jurisdictions.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
AP Assembly pays tributes to Pranab, SPB, late members
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Assembly paid glowing tributes to late former President Pranab Mukherjee, famous playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam and its deceased members as the house commenced its winter session on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Jackie Shroff associates with an environmental film fest
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Jackie Shroff is an ambassador of the first annual All Living Things Environmental Film Festival this year. The festival, originally meant to take place in Panchgani, will be held virtually in December due to the pandemic.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Assam to reopen elementary schools too as Covid cases dip
Guwahati, Nov 30 (IANS) Considering the improved Covid-19 situation, the Assam government has decided to reopen elementary schools -- Nursery to Class 6 -- from January 1, Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Man commits suicide a month after wife ended life
Ranchi, Nov 30 (IANS) A man committed suicide a month after his wife had ended her life in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district on Monday, the police said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sweden focused on science & technology in India
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Sweden aims to strengthen its ties with India in the area of science and technology as the two countries are celebrating the Nobel Memorial Week in the memory of the great inventor Alfred Nobel.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
States, UTs directed to check fire safety measures in hospitals
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Centre on Monday directed all states and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure fire safety measures in all hospitals and nursing homes in the wake of recent various fire incidents at such institutions.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Neha Marda: Playing mom on-screen has brought out a motherly side in me
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Neha Marda says playing a mother in a TV show has brought alive her maternal instinct.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
First-of-its-kind museum to conserve sacred trees of Sikhism
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore on Monday virtually inaugurated the first-of-its-kind Museum of Trees -- a unique environmental project here for conservation of sacred trees of Sikhism after which many Sikh gurudwaras are named.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Religion
Shilpa Shetty shows how to start day on energetic note
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty prefers to kick-start her day on an energetic note, and yoga helps her prepare her for the day ahead.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Royal Enfield more than brand name of a legendary bike
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Few brands inspire the kind of devotion that an Enfield does. Its distinctive look and feel, the sound of its engine and the image that it creates of its rider have all contributed to putting the brand on the kind of pedestal that others could only dream of.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bigg Boss 14: Did Pavitra Punia hide the fact that she is married?
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) A hotelier named Sumit Maheshwari has accused Bigg Boss 14 evicted contestant Pavitra Punia of keeping their marriage a secret, and cheating on him four times. On the show, Pavitra spoke about getting engaged, but did not reveal the name of the person with whom she was engaged.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Modi celebrates 'Dev Deepawali' in Varanasi
Varanasi (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi lit the first 'diya' on 'Dev Deepawali' and set off celebrations for the festival that is marked by lighting lakhs of earthen lamps on the banks of the Ganga here.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sachet-Parampara announce the beginning of their 'fairy tale'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bekhayali fame composer duo Sachet Tandon and Parampara Thakur on Monday shared photographs from their engagement and Mehendi ceremony.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Moderna asking US, European regulators to greenlight Covid-19 vax
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Moderna Inc, which has reported its Covid-19 vaccine is 94 per cent effective, on Monday announced it is filing with US and European regulators for emergency use authorisation.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Show me 20 people benefiting from Rs 20 lakh cr package: KTR
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Blaming the Centre's policies for the country's economy sliding into recession, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K.T. Rama Rao challenged it to show 20 people who have benefited from its Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Mumbai looking to maintain momentum against East Bengal (Preview Match 13)
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 30 (IANS) After securing their first win of the season, Mumbai City FC will be keen to build on the momentum when they face SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium on Tuesday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
K'taka gears up for panchayat polls in Dec, EVMs to be used in Bidar
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) The Karnataka State Election Commission (KSEC) on Monday announced the dates for gram panchayat elections for 5,762 panchayats in two phases.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kareena Kapoor Khan goes pink in Palampur
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan has gone pink for her latest post on social media, in a selfie she posted on Instagram.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Abdullah-Mufti family treated J&K youth as stepchild: Anurag Thakur
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, on Monday launched a blistering attack on the Abdullah and Mufti family in Jammu and Kashmir, saying they sacrificed democracy and democratic values in J&K.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
80% of India Inc fear more fraud cases in next 2 yrs: Deloitte survey
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The uncertainty and business disruption brought about by the pandemic has contributed to fears amongst corporate India about the rise in fraud cases in the future.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Telangana BJP protests state Election Commission's 'bias'
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Monday staged a protest at the office of Telangana State Election Commission (SEC), alleging that it is working to favour ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Tuesday's municipal elections in Greater Hyderabad.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Madhuri Dixit celebrates 13 years of 'Aaja Nachle'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene took to social media to celebrate her film, Aaja Nachle, which released 13 years ago on this day. The 2007 release had marked her return to acting after a break.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
World Test Championship format needs a review: ICC chief
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Four days after India captain Virat Kohli described the new percentage points system of the much-debated World Test Championship (WTC) as "very confusing, very difficult to understand why", new ICC chairman Gregor John Barclay said on Monday that its format needed a review after the Covid-affected maiden edition is completed.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Researchers find fast-moving gas flowing away from star
London, Nov 30 (IANS) A unique stage of planetary system evolution has been imaged by astronomers, showing fast-moving carbon monoxide gas flowing away from a star system over 400 light years away.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Alaya F. shares her secret of striking a svelte pose
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood actress Alaya F. has a witty yet effective tip for fans who wish to strike a uber-slim pose during photo-ops.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
GST enablement on UPI: 4 months let-off from penalty on invoices without QR code
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In an significant move to promote digital payments in Business to Customer (B2C) transactions through QR Code and GST enablement on UPI, the government has conditionally waived the penalty provisions for a period of four months from December 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 for issuing invoices without mandatory dynamic QR code by the registered persons with a turnover exceeding Rs 500 crore, sources said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chhattisgarh govt begins process to employ engineers on contract
New Delhi/Raipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has initiated a process to employ the unemployed youth of the state.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Growing presence of Chinese research and fishing vessels in Indian Ocean Region raises security concerns
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India has observed that there is an increasing trend of Chinese research vessels and fishing vessels operating in the Indian Ocean Region, raising security concerns for countries in the ocean.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Industry expresses concerns over draft Pesticides Management Bill
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The agrochemicals industry has expressed concerns over the draft Pesticides Management Bill 2020, such as the need for a time-bound, predictable, stable and transparent process for registration of products, which need to be addressed immediately by the government before the bill is passed.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Expanding outreach: Indian Navy ties up with 21 nations for maritime awareness
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In a sign of its growing global outreach, the Indian Navy is associating with 21 countries and 22 multi-national agencies for quick sharing of information related to maritime activities in the Indian Ocean Region.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Remo D'Souza says late Saroj Khan wanted him to make her biopioc
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) National Award-winning choreographer and filmmaker Remo D'Souza is keen to make a film on Saroj Khan, and he says its was the late choreographer's wish.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Zareen Khan starts fundraiser for former tutor's treatment
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Zareen Khan is raising funds for her former tutor, who is undergoing treatment for partial paralysis and brain damage.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Andhra Assembly passes PRI amendment Bill despite opposition
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday passed the Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill 2020 by a voice vote amid opposition objections.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Agricultural activity in Goa dropped 34% since liberation: Report
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Agriculture as a rural economic activity has dropped from 60 per cent at the time of Goa's liberation in 1961 to a mere 16.6 per cent of the state's population, according to a government study.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
130 khap panchayats of Haryana to join stir from Tuesday
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 130 khap panchayats (community courts) of Haryana on Monday announced that they will join the ongoing farmer agitation on Delhi borders from Tuesday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Six minor girls being sent to Delhi rescued in Ranchi
Ranchi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Railway Protection Force (RPF) 'Nanhe Farishtey' team rescued six minor girls being sent to New Delhi by the Rajdhani Express on Monday, police said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HIV/AIDS epidemic in N-E India alarming: Report (AIDS Day Special)
Agartala/Aizawl, Nov 30 (IANS) The status of HIV/AIDS epidemic in north-eastern states of India is indeed alarming, said a report by the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).
2020-11-30
Category: India, Tripura,National,Health/Medicine
After Nivar, cyclone 'Burevi' to affect Tamil Nadu, Kerala
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday announced that a cyclone brewing in the Bay of Bengal is likely to affect Tamil Nadu and Kerala, less than a week after cyclone Nivar wreaked havoc in the southern states.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Shazam offering up to five months' free Apple Music subscription
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Apple is offering up to a five months' free trial of Apple Music to new users with the offer available through the company's Shazam music identification app.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
No respite from rains, 3 more days of rainfall forecast for Andhra
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) Indicating no respite from rains in Andhra Pradesh, the Met department on Monday forecast thunderstorms with lightning in parts of south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema for three days from Wednesday to Friday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Chadwick Boseman gets special tribute from Marvel
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) The late Hollywood star Chadwick Boseman has been honoured with a new opening montage in the original Black Panther, highlighting his appearance in the title role.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Spotify testing Instagram-like Stories feature
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Swedish music streaming service Spotify is testing a new Instagram-style Stories feature for its playlists.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Why is Centre adamant, not listening to farmers: Punjab CM
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab), Nov 30 (IANS) Terming the farmers' fight against the farm laws as just, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday asked the Centre why it was being adamant on the issue and not listening to the farmers.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Bhumi: Horror is tough because you have to convince audience who knows it isn't real
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who is gearing up for the release of her upcoming film Durgamati, says she wants to explore all genres. She also opened up on the basic challenge for an actor while working in a horror film.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Prominent sportspersons from Punjab, Haryana back protesting farmers
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid the ongoing agitation by the farmers, prominent sportspersons from Punjab and Haryana have extended their support to them, while some others have implored them to assist the Central government in finding a solution to the contentious issue.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nizam's grandson decries attempts to tarnish former ruler
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) A day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah stated that BJP wants to free Hyderabad from the "Nizam culture", the seventh and last ruling Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan's grandson Nawab Najaf Ali Khan said on Tuesday that politicians cannot change the 'Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb' which has been a part of the culture of Hyderabad for centuries.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India's economic fundamentals strong, hopeful of growth trajectory: Toyota (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Even as pent-up demand wanes, auto major Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is optimistic about the future growth trajectory via low interest rate regime, promotional offers as well as India's sound economic fundamentals.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sunny Leone: Been waiting to be on a set for the longest time
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Sunny Leone had a good time with her family during lockdown. Now that the film industry is getting back on its feet after a hiatus, she is happy about her hectic schedule.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Man beaten to death in Gurugram in scuffle over drinking liquor
Gurugram, Nov 30 (IANS) A 26-year-old man identified as Hoshiyaar and hailing from Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh, was allegedly beaten to death by a hotel owner identified as Sanjay Kumar and his friend Anil, in a fight over drinking liquor in Gurugram, the police said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fear of reinjuring, length, wary batsmen may be hurting Bumrah
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Jasprit Bumrah's poor form in ODIs from early this year has continued to chase him in Australia despite his impressive showing for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League T20 over the last couple of months.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Jisshu Sengupta on why he said yes to 'Durgamati'
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Jisshu Sengupta is gearing up for the release of the upcoming horror drama, Durgamati, and he says it was the story and the character that prompted him to take up the role.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
2 Delhi patients found reinfected with Covid within month of recovery, says hospital
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has reported two peculiar cases about two patients which it says have re-contracted the Covid-19 infection within a short span of recovery from the viral disease.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Salman Ali, Sunny Hindustani return to 'Indian Idol' stage
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Indian Idol winners Salman Ali and Sunny Hindustani are back on the stage of the singing-based reality show again. The winners of the last two seasons will be seen boosting confidence of the budding talents on the current season, and tutoring them from their experiences to perform well.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Auto wholesale billings to moderate as peak festive season ends: Ind-Ra
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) With the festive season now over in India, India Ratings and Researchers expects wholesale billings to moderate in the next couple of months, given that the inventory has already reached to a high level.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Modi defending 3 Farm Acts shows govt opposed to solving farmers issues: AIKSCC
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his defence of the three Farm Bills passed in Parliament in September this year, saying it shows that the government is completely opposed to resolving the demands of the farmers.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ECLGS 2.0 enough to fund cash-flow drop of pandemic-hit firms: Crisil
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS 2.0), extended under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0 to eligible companies in 26 stressed sectors identified by the K.V. Kamath Committee, and also to the healthcare sector, can potentially infuse Rs 40,000 crore liquidity for rated eligible companies, global Analytics firm Crisil said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
GM veteran Jose Pinheiro to head Ola's electric biz operations
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Ride-hailing major Ola on Monday said it has appointed former General Motors executive Jose Pinheiro as Head of Global Manufacturing and Operations for its electric business.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Rahul Roy graceful and kind as a newcomer, recalls Hansal Mehta
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Hansal Mehta on Monday went down memory lane to recall his experience of working with ailing actor Rahul Roy. Mehta had shot a music video with Rahul, then a newcomer, in the nineties.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Deep learning can predict breast cancer risk
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Researchers have developed a deep learning model that identifies imaging biomarkers on screening mammograms to predict a patient's risk for developing breast cancer with greater accuracy than traditional risk assessment tools.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Modi govt authoritarian; wont go to Burari: Farmers
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The agitating farmers on Monday accused the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre of being communal, fascist and authoritarian, and rejected the government's demand to assemble at the Sant Nirankari ground in Burari to stage their protest.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Chhalaang' director Hansal Mehta decodes why sports-based films do well
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who is currently riding high on the success of his new sports drama Chhalaang, has revealed why sports-based films do well.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Punjab CM lays foundation stones of developmental projects
Sultanpur Lodhi/Dera Baba Nanak, Nov 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday laid the foundation stones of six developmental projects worth Rs 40.75 crore in Sultanpur Lodhi to commemorate birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Experts debunk Chinese scientists' Covid virus India origin claim
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Health experts in India have refuted a claim made by Chinese scientists in a preprint paper that suggests that the Indian subcontinent might be the place where the earliest human-to-human SARS-CoV-2 transmission occurred.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Delhi Govt reduces RT-PCR test cost to Rs 800
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In its big announcement amid the Covid crisis, the Delhi government on Monday reduced the cost of the RT-PCR test to Rs 800 from Rs 2,400 to ensure that maximum people can avail the much reliable testing facility being provide to people infected with the deadly disease.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Women at higher risk of heart attack death than men: Study
Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that women face a 20 per cent increased risk of developing heart failure or dying after the first severe heart attack compared to men.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
India's 5G subscription to surpass 350 mn in 2026: Ericsson
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In India, 5G subscriptions will surpass 350 million, accounting for 27 per cent of all mobile subscriptions in 2026, Swedish gear maker Ericsson said in a report on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India 5G subscriptions to surpass 350mn in 2026: Ericsson
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In India, 5G subscriptions will surpass 350 million, accounting for 27 per cent of all mobile subscriptions in 2026, Swedish gear maker Ericsson said in a report on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Baba Amte's grand-daughter Sheetal dies by suicide
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) Renowned social worker Dr. Sheetal Amte-Karajgi - the grand-daughter of the legendary Baba Amte - committed suicide at the famous Anandwan Ashram here on Monday morning, police said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ahmedabad University holds its 10th convocation online
Ahmedabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The 10th Convocation of Ahmedabad University saw 826 graduates passing out from the batch of 2020.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Education
Security beefed up at Delhi-Gurugram border amid farmers' stir
Gurugram, Nov 30 (IANS) As the farmers' protests against the three Union Farm laws passed by the Central government reached the fifth day, the Delhi and Gurugram police on Monday tightened and beefed up the security further at the Delhi-Gurugram border on National Highway-48.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Gold in nail cutters, face cream, model cars seized at Chennai
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Chennai Air Customs on Monday said gold, weighing 286 grams and valued at Rs 14.12 lakh, was seized from a person who had tried to smuggle it into the country, concealed in various items of personal care.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Big B: Babuji left me his life and works
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Iconic actor Amitabh Bachchan says his life and work is nothing compared to the legacy of his father and late eminent poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dev Patel-starrer 'The Personal History Of David Copperfield' in Indian theatres on Dec 11
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Dev Patel is all set to return to the Indian screens. His new film, The Personal History Of David Copperfield, will hit the theatres on December 11.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Tourists without masks to be photographed, fined: Panaji Mayor
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Cracking the whip on tourists who refuse to wear face masks and argue against civic authorities, Panaji Mayor Uday Madkaikar said on Monday that police will henceforth accompany officials enforcing the norm and that errant tourists will be photographed and fined.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Class XII student commits suicide in posh Kolkata high-rise
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) A Class Xii student committed suicide by jumping off the 24th floor of a post high-rise in Kolkata's EM Bypass locality on Monday, the police said. The residents of the building heard a thud and saw the boy lying in a pool of blood near Tower No. 5. They informed the police immediately.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kaspersky partners Indian CERT-In to create secure cyberspace
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In a bid to create a safe and secure cyber space in India, cybersecurity firm Kaspersky on Monday singed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) at the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Farmers should talk to Centre to clear confusion over agri bills: Bihar CM
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) While farmers in the country are on the roads, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that they should talk to the Centre to sort out the confusion over the new agri bills.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
TV actress accuses casting director of rape, probe on: Mumbai Police
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) An FIR has been registered against a casting director on charge of raping a TV actress, says Mumbai police.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Banks to post larger capital declines without support: Moody's
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Banks in India are expected to post larger capital declines without public or private injections, Moody's Investors Service said in a report.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hackers can dupe DNA scientists into creating deadly viruses
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In what may put the future potential Covid vaccine development at risk, researchers have spotted a new form of biohacking that can dupe DNA scientists into unknowingly creating deadly viruses.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
Ryan Reynolds shares glimpse of sci-fi biggie 'The Adam Project'
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds has shared a glimpse of the world of his upcoming film, The Adam Project, saying he is happy to reunite with Director Shawn Levy.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
1 in 5 families to attend weddings raising Covid spread fears: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) At a time when the coronavirus infection is fast spreading, one in five families say that they will be attending engagements and weddings this season, sparking fears of the situation worsening in the country, a survey revealed on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Here are top games you must play on Sony PS5, Xbox Series
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The next generation of Microsoft Xbox Series X/S and the Sony PlayStation 5 consoles are fast disappearing from the shelves and those who are the lucky ones can play these games to elevate their experience.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Deepika on being part of India's contribution to global space technology
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone feels humbled to play a part in the Indian contribution to global space technology and innovation as an investor.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Uttarakhand has a bridge for reptiles, animals
Nainital (Uttarakhand), Nov 30 (IANS) A bridge for reptiles may sound uncanny but the Uttarakhand Forest Department has built a first-of-its-kind elevated eco-bridge across a busy highway in Ramnagar forest division so that reptiles trying to cross over are not crushed under traffic.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Didi to kickstart 'door-to-door government' drive in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government is gearing up for its mass outreach programme ahead of the crucial assembly polls scheduled in 2021. The programme, titled door-to-door government, will kickstart from December 1 where the state administration would highlight 10 different state government schemes running across Bengal.
2020-11-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
When Irrfan Khan 'memed' himself
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Babil Khan, son of actor Irrfan Khan, has shared a hilarious picture where the late star has memed himself.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Farm laws bring new options to farmers: Modi
Varanasi (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the new farm laws have brought new options and opportunities for farmers and also provides legal protection against to them.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Nimrat at Gurudwara her family has been visiting for 25 years
Noida, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood actress Nimrat Kaur on Monday shared that she feels fortunate to visit the Gurudwara on Guru Nanak Jayanti this year, which her family has been visiting for 25 years.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Farmers' plight compels Gurgaon surgeons to set up medical camp
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The plight of farmers sitting at Delhi's borders asking the Central government to change its new farm laws has captured the attention of entire nation.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Metro passenger gets new lease of life, courtesy CISF troopers
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Quick thinking on part of CISF personnel helped save the life of a 50-year-old passenger riding a Delhi Metro as they performed a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) process on him, official sources said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Amid pandemic, post-antibiotic era throws another challenge to mankind
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid the pandemic, another challenge has been thrown up before mankind as antibiotic resistance has emerged as one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Banks acting as villains for traders, alleges CAIT
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Monday urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to prevent banks from entering into an "unholy nexus" with e-commerce companies which is damaging "small businesses".
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
2020 will be known as year of internal discovery: Modi
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The year just ending may be called by some as one of external disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic but for India, it will be known as a year of internal discovery, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, affirming that "reforms and resolve, resilience and responsibility will power our journey in the coming year".
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan troops fired with small firearms and also indulged in shelling with mortars on Monday to violate ceasefire on the line of control (LoC) in J&K's Poonch district.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Commission agents and the Congress have instigated farmers: BJP spokesperson (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) believes that some political organisations including Punjab's commission agents, middlemen and the Congress are behind the farmers' agitation going on at the Delhi border. BJP's national economic affairs spokesperson Gopal Krishna Agarwal claims that the new law led to a hit of six thousand crore rupees annually and that is why 25,000 commission agents began instigating the common farmer.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Call for Covid-19 studies to focus on mucosal immunity
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Researchers have stressed that more Covid-19 studies should be devoted to how immunity to coronavirus emerges in the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Modi interacts with 3 teams developing corona vaccines
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held virtual meetings with three teams working on the development and manufacture of vaccines against Covid-19, and discussed the potential of various platforms for vaccine development.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bharti AXA posts 10% growth in renewal premium in H1
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bharti AXA Life Insurance, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and insurer AXA, said on Monday that it registered 10 per cent growth in its renewal premium to Rs 594 crore in the first half of the financial year 2020-21 from Rs 541 crore in the corresponding fiscal period a year ago.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ED reaches Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing the gold smuggling and other cases in Kerala on Monday came to the office of the Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society (ULCCS) Ltd at Kozhikode.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Four Olympic-quota winning boxers inducted in TOPS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Simranjit Kaur, 2018 World Championship bronze medallist, is among the four boxers who have been included in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), the Sports Authority of India (SAI) informed on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
S.Korea to toughen quarantine measures
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) South Korea on Monday announced its decision to toughen quarantine measures amid rising concerns over a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
2020-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Amalgamation of LVB with DBS Bank completed, Rs 2,500 cr fund injection soon (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) is now amalgamated with DBS Bank India Limited (DBIL), the wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based DBS Group Holdings Ltd.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Team waiting to run on the lush green pitch, says coach Maymol
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Maymol Rocky, head coach of Indian women's football team, is excited as the team begins its preparation for the forthcoming AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifiers.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
CM dedicated to resolve farmers' problems: Andhra Minister
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy is dedicated to resolve any roblems faced by state farmers, Agriculture Minister Kurasala Kannababu said on Monday in the Assembly as its winter session began.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Jabra launches true wireless earbuds in India for Rs 18,999
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Denmark-based wearable brand Jabra on Monday launched a true wireless earbuds Jabra Elite 85t for Rs 18,999 in the India market.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Chennai volunteer for Serum wanted investigation, but company is intimidating'
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) The 40-year old volunteer, who works as a business consultant had wanted to investigate the cause of him contracting severe neurological health complications he had suffered after being vaccinated with Covidshield shots under development at Serum Institute of India, but the company was intimidating him with a threat of over Rs 100 crore damage suit, said his advocates.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Xiaomi Mi 11 to be launched in Jan 2021: Report
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) Xiaomi Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro flagship phones went official in February this year. A new report claims that the smartphone maker may announce the Xiaomi Mi 11 as well as Mi 11 Pro in January 2021.
2020-11-30
Category: International, China,Technology
Halsey slams Grammys, calls for transparency
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) After being snubbed at the Grammy nominations this year, American singer-songwriter Halsey has called out the nomination process, criticising it for being about more than just releasing quality music or cultural impact.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
British mercenaries probed over SL war crimes: Report
London, Nov 30 (IANS) The Metropolitan Police have launched a probe into British mercenaries over their alleged involvement in the decades-long Sri Lankan civil war, a media report said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Weather red alert in four Kerala dists, orange in three
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) A 'red alert' has been issued in Kerala's southern districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha, and 'orange alert' in Kottayam, Idukki and Ernakulam districts till Thursday owing to predictions of inclement weather conditions.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Ronit Roy's son orders Play Station 4 online, receives blank paper
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Ronit Roy on Monday alleged that his son has received a blank piece of paper after ordering a Play Station 4 GTA 5 online!
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bigg Boss 14: Rubina reveals troubled marriage with Abhinav Shukla
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bigg Boss 14 housemate Rubina Dilaik has made a shocking revelation in the ongoing show, saying that she was on the verge of divorcing her husband and co-contestant Abhinav Shukla before entering the reality show.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Amazon workers in Germany set to hold another strike: Report
Berlin, Nov 30 (IANS) In an attempt to disrupt Black Friday order processing, trade union Ver.di (United Service Union) has called on workers at an Amazon warehouse in Germany to hold their second strike in a span of less than a week, the media reported.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy,Technology
Bigg Boss 14: Eijaz Khan reveals he was touched inappropriately in childhood
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Bigg Boss 14 contestant Eijaz Khan reveals a shocking dark secret from his childhood during a task in the upcoming episode of the controversial reality show.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Global smartphone sales down 5.7% in Q3: Gartner
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Global smartphone sales to end users totaled 366 million units in the third quarter of 2020, down 5.7 per cent from the same period last year, a Gartner report said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Karnataka Panchayat polls to be held in 2 phases in Dec
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) The Karnataka state Election Commission on Monday announced dates for the elections to the Gram Panchayats in two-phases on December 22 and December 27. Counting of votes is scheduled on December 30.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Kejriwal directs slashing price of RT-PCR test in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) To expedite the process of testing for coronavirus infections in the national Capital, the price of RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) test will now be reduced according to an order released by the Delhi government on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Former IAS officer Utpal Kumar new LS Secretary General
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Utpal Kumar Singh was on Monday appointed the new Secretary General of the Lok Sabha for a period of one year.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tihar inmate murdered after a scuffle
New Delhi, Nov 30 ( IANS ) A 23-year-old undertrial in Tihar prison was murdered early morning on Monday. The inmate was identified as Dil Sher Singh, accused in a 2019 murder case at Jahangirpuri in Delhi.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I hope next quarter will take GDP in plus direction: Shah
Gandhinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said he hoped that the next quarter of the financial year will take the GDP in the plus direction. He was speaking at a virtual public dedication ceremony of two flyovers in Ahmedabad connecting Rajkot and Gandhinagar, built at a cost of around Rs 70 crore.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Longest 12.5 km elevated road to open for commuters in Patna
Patna, Nov 30 (IANS) People of Bihar will get the longest elevated road of 12.5 km in Patna on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Rahul asks workers to provide food,shelter, support to farmers
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has made an appeal to party workers to support the protesting farmers with food and shelter and provide them help with their daily chores.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ICC favours Ind-Pak bilateral cricket, but can't ensure that: Chairman Barclay
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) would like to see traditional rivals India and Pakistan play bilateral series regularly, and in each other's territories, said chairman Gregor John Barclay on Monday, but he also pointed out that he didn't have the mandate to ensure that it actually happens.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Divorce negatively impacts physical, mental health: Study
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Going through a divorce is extremely challenging and now a new study reveals that it can negatively impact mental and physical health.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Vigilance raid at state owned KSFE leaves many 'red faced'
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) While the Pinarayi Vijayan government has been blaming various Central agencies for the ongoing probes in several cases, on Friday the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) came knocking at the doors of 30 branches of the state owned Kerala State Financial Enterprises (KSFE). At the end of the day many including Finance Minister Thomas Issac and the chairman of KSFE were up in arms.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Lahore again tops list of world's most polluted cities
Lahore, Nov 30 (IANS) Lahore has again topped the list of the most polluted city in the world, according to air pollution data released by the US Air Quality Index on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Shah holding meeting as farmers continue to rally on Delhi borders
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Even as farmers continued to protest on Delhi borders, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is chairing a meeting here to deliberate on the issue with senior leaders.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Actor-politican Prakash Raj backs TRS in GHMC polls
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Prakash Raj has declared his support for Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Tuesday's elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC).
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
1,279 trained Afghan youth join Army
Kabul, Nov 30 (IANS) A total of 1,279 youngsters, including 200 women and girls, joined the Afghan National Army after completion of a three-month military training course, the Defence Ministry said in a statement on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Unabated price-rise hurts the common Pakistani but the govt looks the other way
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) At a time when Pakistan is battling serious economic challenges with a sagging growth rate and fewer jobs amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the common man has been hit by unabated price rise. Earlier this month, the country's television news channel, Geo News quoted market research company Ipos saying that about 49 per cent of the Pakistanis living in the country believe that the price rise was due to the mismanagement of the Imran Khan-led government.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Cong to hoist its flags in 60,000 UP villages
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has asked party workers to celebrate the foundation day of the Congress on December 28 by hoisting the party flag in 60,000 villages of the state.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Unnao rape victim's lawyer Mahendra Singh dies in Unnao
Unnao (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Lawyer Mahendra Singh died in a district hospital Monday after a prolonged illness.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rajiv Gandhi statue defaced in Varanasi
Varanasi (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) On a day when Prime minister Narendra Modi is visiting Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, some miscreants threw ink on a statue of former prime minister, late Rajiv Gandhi.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
70% of Pak's Covid-19 cases reported from 5 cities
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Seventy per cent of Pakistan's overall coronavirus cases have been reported from the five cities of Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Karachi, the country's National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) revealed in its latest update.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Final T20I abandoned due to rain, NZ win series 2-0 against WI
Mount Maunganui (New Zealand), Nov 30 (IANS) New Zealand won the three-match T20I series against West Indies 2-0 after the third and final T20I at the Bay Oval was called off due to persistent rain on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Baba Amte's medico granddaughter Sheetal Amte-Karajki commits suicide
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) Renowned social worker Dr. Sheetal Amte-Karajki -- the granddaughter of the legendary Baba Amte -- committed suicide at the famous Anandwan Ashram, here, on Monday morning, an official said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP MLA Kiran Maheshwari dies, leaders condole her death (Ld)
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) BJP's Rajsamand MLA Kiran Maheshwari has died in a Gurugram hospital in Haryana, with leaders cutting across party lines condoling her demise. She was 59.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Pakistan has highest breast cancer rate in Asia: Report
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer in Asia, as approximately 90,000 women are diagnosed with the disease every year out of whom 40,000 pass away, a media report said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
TV records smashed in Australia during 2nd ODI against India
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) The second ODI of the ongoing three-match series between Australia and India played on Sunday delivered record viewership ratings Down Under, according to TV numbers revealed by pay channel Fox Sports.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
CRPF SI dies on duty in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Sub-Inspector died on Monday while on duty in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Amalgamation of LVB with DBS Bank completed, Rs 2,500 cr fund injection soon
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) is now amalgamated with DBS Bank India Limited (DBIL), the wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based DBS Group Holdings Ltd.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US reports over 100k new Covid-19 cases for 27th consecutive day
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The US, currently the worst-hit country in the world due to the Covid-19 pandemic, has reported more than 100,000 new confirmed cases for the 27th consecutive day, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Telangana logs 593 new corona cases, 1,058 more recoveries
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Telangana logged 593 new coronavirus cases and 1,058 more recoveries during the last 24 hours, with the state's total tally climbing up to 2,69,816, health officials said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Type O, Rh- blood may be linked to lower Covid risks
Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Having O and rhesus-negative or Rh-, blood was associated with a slightly lower risk for Covid-19 infection and severe illness or death, say researchers.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Canada,National,Health/Medicine
13 killed in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 15 others injured in a passenger van-bus collision in Pakistan's Punjab province on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bharti AXA Life post 10% growth in renewal income at Rs 594 cr in H1 FY21
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Leading private life insurer Bharti AXA Life Insurance Monday said the company registered 10 per cent growth in its renewal premium to Rs 594 core in the first half of the financial year 2020-21 from Rs 541 crore in the corresponding fiscal period a year ago.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Samikssha Batnagar paired with Krushna Abhishek in web series 'Jo Hukum Mere Aaka'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Samikssha Batnagar, who was seen in the 2017 comedy Poster Boys, is all set to return in the web series, Jo Hukum Mere Aaka. The show also stars actor-comedian Krushna Abhishek.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
We shouldn't underestimate India's contribution to world cricket: ICC boss
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) should not underestimate the contribution that India -- a country of 1.3 billion people and companies based there provide financial support to the world body -- makes to world cricket, said new ICC chairman Gregor John Barclay on Monday. He, however, doesn't subscribe to the 'Big Three' formula that the Indian cricket board initiated a few years ago.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
12 leopard deaths reported in Sri Lanka this year
Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) Another leopard was found dead in Matale, in the central hills of Sri Lanka over the weekend, raising the total number of reported leopard deaths in the island nation to 12 this year, wildlife officials said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
Mexico reports over 6,000 new Covid-19 cases
Mexico City, Nov 30 (IANS) Mexico's Health Ministry reported 6,388 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, which increased the country's overall infection tally to 1,107,071.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Mexico,Health/Medicine
Guterres condemns killing of Nigerian rice farmers
United Nations, Nov 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the deadly attack against rice farmers carried out by suspected Boko Haram militants in Borno state.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Rajinikanth to announce decision on active political plunge soon
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor Rajinikanth on Monday told the District Secretaries of 'Rajini Makkal Mandram' that he would announce the decision on his active political plunge soon through the media.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Team India's woes in ODIs continue
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Lack of bowling options to back up the regular bowlers and inability to switch to the ODI format quickly enough has already plunged India to a series defeat against Australia with one match still left to be played.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka to pardon 606 prisoners amid pandemic
Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 606 inmates convicted on minor charges will be pardoned to ease congestion in Sri Lanka's prisons amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, state media reported on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Security forces keep wary eye as UP farmers rally at Ghazipur
Ghaziabad (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Security forces continued to mount a strict vigil at the Ghazipur entry point on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border as scores of farmers from western Uttar Pradesh rallied on Monday at the spot.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Teleporting racing game 'Warp Drive' arrives on Apple Arcade
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Apple has introduced a new game 'Warp Drive' from UK-based independent developer Supergonk in its growing catalogue of titles on its Cloud gaming service Arcade.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Study explains why Covid-19 can cause silent hypoxia
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Scientists have finally begun to crack one of the most life-threatening mysteries behind the relationship between silent hypoxia and Covid-19 virus by using computer models.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Australia's east coast on high alert for bushfire
Canberra, Nov 30 (IANS) A high alert was issued on Monday for the states of New South Wales and Queensland on Australia east coast for potential bushfires due to extreme heatwave that has hit the region.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Edtech startup Kyt raises Rs 18cr to scale extracurricular learning
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Edtech platform Kyt on Monday said it has received $2.5 million (approximately Rs 18.4 crore) in a funding round led by  Sequoia Capital Indias Surge to expand its online-first, global academy for extracurricular learning.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Education
'Toxicity of narcissistic personality traits heighten Covid blues' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Coping with a toxic relationship -- that is, with a person with narcissistic personality traits who makes their partner feel emotionally stifled, lost, hopeless, stuck and damaged -- has not been the easiest in the best of times. It becomes even worse in Covid times as quarantined quarters can be too close for comfort, says author, life coach and pranic healer Kalpana Nair who has suggested a series of tools in a new book to help those affected cope better and even turn the tables around.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Death toll reaches 8 in attempted SL prison break
Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) The death toll in an attempted prison break from a maximum-security prison in Mahara, on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo, has increased to eight, while 45 others were injured, police said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Launch of Soyuz rocket rescheduled due to bad weather
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS) The launch of a Russian Soyuz-ST-A rocket with Falcon Eye 2 satellite for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ben postponed until December 1 due to bad weather, Director General of Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin announced on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech
Bhopal's GMC gets ready for Covid vaccine trials
Bhopal, Nov 30 (IANS) The Gandhi Medical College (GMC) here is all set to conduct trials of coronavirus vaccine.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Economy to grow only 0.3% in 2 years as India enters first technical recession
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Indian economy is forecast to show an average growth of only 0.3 per cent in two years as India enters its first technical recession, GDP could post further decline in 3QFY21.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Shamsher Singh aims to become a dependable player for Indian hockey team
Bengaluru, Nov 30 (IANS) Having made his senior India debut at the Olympic Test Event in Tokyo last year, young hockey midfielder Shamsher Singh had many things to look forward in 2020.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Farmers listen to 'kirtan' to commemorate Guru Nanak's birth anniversary (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid their stand-off with the Centre over their protest venue in Delhi, farmers rallying at the Singhu entry point on the Delhi-Haryana border on Monday were busy commemorating the birth anniversary of first Sikh master, Guru Nanak Dev, by listening to 'kirtan' and recalling his teachings in a sombre atmosphere.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UK Foreign Secy concerned about situation in Iran n-scientist's murder
London, Nov 30 (IANS) UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab have expressed concerns over the situation in Iran, as well as the Middle Eastern region, in the wake of the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Tehran's top nuclear scientist.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Yotta Infra lays foundation stone of Rs 7,000cr data centre park in UP
Noida, Nov 30 (IANS) Hiranandani Group subsidiary Yotta Infrastructure on Monday laid the foundation stone of their 20-acre hyperscale data centre park in Greater Noida.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Americans urged to get tested following Thanksgiving
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) US top health officials have called on Americans who had travelled during the recent Thanksgiving holiday to get tested for the novel coronavirus in an effort to contain its spread in the already worst-hit country.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
French court orders govt to ease Covid-19 curbs on religious services
Paris, Nov 30 (IANS) France's highest administrative court has ordered the government to rethink a 30-person attendance limit for religious services to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
2020-11-30
Category: International, France,Politics
A new pair of wheels to die for
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) Automobili Lamborghini and Ducati announce the Ducati Diavel 1260 Lamborghini, a motorcycle in a limited and numbered edition of 630 units, appealing to both motorcyclists and collectors from all over the world.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
CBIC for physical verification of entities to check invoicing fraud
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) proposes to carry out physical verification of the entities that have been granted a deemed GST registration sans Aadhaar authentication in a bid to counter fake invoice frauds.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ordinance on religious conversions a hasty action: Mayawati
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Monday objected to the promulgation of an ordinance on religious conversions by the Uttar Pradesh government and dubbed it a "hasty action".
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kim Jong-un holds meeting to discuss Party Congress preps
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held a Politburo meeting to discuss plans and preparations for the upcoming eighth Party Congress slated for January 2021, state media reported on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Aus vs Ind: Labuschagne puts up hand to open in Warner's absence
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Right-handed Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne has stated that he would "love" open the innings in the final ODI against India if asked to in absence of David Warner.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Healing Economy: Green shoots to support equity markets (IANS Market Watch)
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Faster-than-anticipated economic recovery along with likely continuation of accommodative monetary stance will support the domestic indices' expected northward trajectory during the week ahead.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
An exceptional auction titled 'Bid For The Louvre'
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANSlife) The musee du Louvre and Christie's auction house, with the support of the Hotel Drouot join forces to organise 'Bid for the Louvre', an unprecedented online auction the proceeds of which will be entirely devoted to projects in support of the musee du Louvre and the Studio, a new space dedicated to artistic and cultural education that will open in the fall of 2021.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Deol family announces new film Apne 2 on Guru Nanak Jayanti
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The Deol family announced their new film, Apne 2, on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti on Monday. The film brings together the three generations of the family, Dharmendra, his sons Sunny and Bobby Deol, and grandson Karan Deol.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Finally, Urmila Matondkar to join Shiv Sena on Tuesday
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) After remaining in the denial mode for 14 months, former Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar will finally join the Shiv Sena on Tuesday, a senior aide to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said here on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Syrian delegations to start new round of constitutional talks
Geneva, Nov 30 (IANS) The latest round of Syrian constitutional talks, aimed at writing a new Constitution to pave the way for a political solution for the decade-long conflict in the country, will begin in Geneva on Monday, a UN envoy said.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Moto G 5G smartphone launched in India for Rs 20,999
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Motorola on Monday launched its new mid-price range smartphone 'Moto G 5G' for Rs 20,999 in the India market.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Researchers to explore how vitamin D affects Covid-19
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) After several studies linked high vitamin D supplementation with reduced Covid-19 effects, now researchers from Penn State University in the US, to study whether vitamin D could help people ward off or reduce symptoms caused by coronavirus.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Arshi Khan on new web series: 'It's a double-meaning show but also a fun title'
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Arshi Khan is out exploring her comic side in the OTT space and she is aware her new show comes with loads of double meaning.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Over 164,000 people displaced in Yemen this year: IOM
Sanaa, Nov 30 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that more than 164,000 people have been displaced since the beginning of this year in Yemen, which has been witnessing a bloody conflict for nearly six years.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Dalai Lama's 2nd autobiography translated into Assamese
Dharamsala, Nov 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's second autobiography 'Freedom in Exile' has been translated into Assamese by eminent writer Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi, a recipient of the Padma Shri, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Jared Kushner to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar: Report
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser and US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, will visit Saudi Arabia and Qatar in the coming days in an effort to "resolve the dispute between the Gulf countries", a media report said.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
ICC certainly needs Indian cricket, says new chairman Barclay
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian cricket is massively important to the cricket world and the International Cricket Council (ICC) recognises this fact, and any "internal squabbles" between the two important bodies can be sorted out amicably, said new ICC chairman Gregor John Barclay on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Petrol, diesel price hike pauses after continuous rise
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Oil marketing companies held back the increase in the prices of petrol and diesel on Monday much to the relief of consumers who have faced consistent increase in auto fuel prices in the past week.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
In minor Andhra rejig, Vijay Kumar posted as environment secy
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday ordered the transfer of Municipal Administration Commissioner and Director Vijay Kumar and posted him as the Secretary of Environment, Forests, Science and Technology Department.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Biden picks Indian-American Neera Tanden to head powerful budget office: Reports
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Joe Biden, who is to become US President in January, has picked Indian-American Neera Tanden, a controversial close confidante of the Clintons, to head the powerful White House Office of Management and Budget, according to several media reports.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
LG begins trials for indoor robot delivery service
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) LG Electronics has started trials for its indoor robot called Cloi Servebot that can carry up to 15 kgs of items in its three drawers and deliver them efficiently and hygienically to its destination without remote control.
2020-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
I-League: We want to be competitive, says Round Glass Punjab FC coach
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Curtis Fleming, head coach of Round Glass Punjab Football Club, has stated that they "want to be competitive" when they kick-off their I-League 2020-21 campaign in January next year.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
IRS officer Alka Tyagi, who accused CBDT Chairman Mody, retires
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer Alka Tyagi, who levelled sensational allegations against Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman P. C. Mody, is retiring on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Secularism is one of the principles in our Constitution: B'desh Minister
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Secularism is one of the principles in Bangladesh's constitution and Sheikh Hasina-led government has been working tirelessly to ensure the equal rights of people of all religions, said the newly-appointed State Minister for Religious affairs, Md Faridul Haque Khan.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Post-pandemic economic growth dominates G20 Summit
The virtual G20 Summit in Riyadh, which was organised under the direct supervision of the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS), was indeed able to showcase the leadership capability of the Kingdom on the global stage.
2020-11-30
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
Italian Cultural Centre unveils its first post-lockdown exhibition
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Italian Cultural Centre unveiled its first post-lockdown exhibition titled "Absent-Present" in New Delhi.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Archer Kapil tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Archer Kapil, who is part of the ongoing national camp at Army Sports Institute in Pune, has tested positive for novel coronavirus, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) informed on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Samsung working on devices with triple folds, rollable displays
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) Samsung is reportedly working on new devices with a triple-folding screen and a rollable display.
2020-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
ICC members not meeting in person led to election impasse: ICC chairman Barclay
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board members not being able to meet in person and communicating due to Covid-19 enforced restrictions led to a long impasse on them agreeing to the process of election of its chairman, new ICC boss Gregor John Barclay has said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Harsher winter forecast for J&K, Ladakh this season
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Overnight temperatures remained below the freezing point through the Kashmir Valley as the weather office on Monday forecast below-normal minimum temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh during this winter season.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
EU, UK entering 'last week or so' of substantive negotiations
London, Nov 30 (IANS) UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said that Brexit negotations with the European Union (EU) were entering "the last week or so" of "substantive" talks before the transition period ends on December 31.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
89 runners experience magic of Delhi Half Marathon from Chandigarh
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) As many as 89 runners led the charge from Chandigarh during the 16th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, held in a bio-secure environment amid the Covid-19 pandemic in the national capital.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Israel ratifies aviation, science cooperation deals with UAE
Te Aviv, Nov 30 (IANS) The Israeli Cabinet has ratified two deals to promote aviation and science cooperation with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), following the US-brokered historic normalisation accord.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
China's Chang'e-5 probe prepares to land on moon
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) China's Chang'e-5 probe is preparing for a soft landing on the moon to undertake the country's first collection of samples from an extraterrestrial body, it was announced on Monday.
2020-11-30
Category: International, China,Politics,Science/Tech
After praising PM Modi, Anand Sharma regrets 'error'
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) After praising Prime Minister over his visit to the vaccine centres, Congress leader Anand Sharma said it was an error. He later clarified much to the satisfaction of his party.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP announces award on absconding SP, Constable in suicide case
Mahoba (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police has announced a cash reward of Rs 25,000 for the arrest of suspended Superintendent of Police Manilal Patidar and dismissed Constable Arun Yadav who face abetment charges in a trader's suicide case.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Annual Santa Parade held in New Zeaaland
Auckland, Nov 30 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people lined up in Auckland to celebrate New Zealand's largest Santa Parade despite rainy weather and fears around the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-11-30
Category: International, New Zealand,Politics
UP man kills minor son, sleeps besides body through night
Kanpur (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a 43-year-old man murdered his minor son and then slept with the body through the night, police said on Monday. The man has since been arrested.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Aus vs Ind: Can't understand Kohli's captaincy, says Gambhir
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir has criticised Virat Kohli's captaincy following team's crushing defeat in the second ODI against Australia which saw them lose the ongoing three-match series.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Fauci warns of 'surge upon a surge' in US Covid-19 cases
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Anthony Fauci, America's top infectious diseases expert, has warned that the US might witness a "surge upon a surge" of new coronavirus cases cases in the weeks after Thanksgiving due to cold weather and travel.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Minor gang-raped thrice by FB friend, three others
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Nov 30 (IANS) A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped thrice within a span of a few hours by her boyfriend and his three friends in Chakeri area in Kanpur.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Allahabad University gets first woman VC
Prayagraj, Nov 30 (IANS) Professor Sangeeta Shrivastava has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Allahabad, becoming the first-ever woman to hold the postition in the institution.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Apple iPhone 12 series sales estimated at 6 lakh in S Korea
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) Apple 's iPhone 12 models have drawn a keen response in South Korea, with sales of the newest models estimated to be some 600,000 since their launch late last month, industry sources said on Monday, almost on par with the feat of Samsung flagship models.
2020-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
TN extends Covid-19 lockdown till Dec 31
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday extended the Covid-19 lockdown in the state till December 31 subject to certain relaxations.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
UK bans installation of Huawei 5G telecom gear from Sep 2021
London, Nov 30 (IANS) The UK government announced on Monday that the Chinese telecom giant Huawei will not be able to install its 5G equipments in the country from September 2021.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
With 38k new Covid-19 cases, India's tally tops 94.3 lakhs
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) With 38,772 new coronavirus cases and 443 deaths in the past 24 hours, India's overall tally stood at 94,31,692 on Monday, as the fatality toll touched 1,37,139, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Senegal World Cup hero Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Legendary Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop has passed away at the age of 42.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Shabad, Gurbani resonates as farmers' protests enter 5th day on Gurpurab
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) As the farmers' agitation against the new agricultural laws passed by the Narendra Modi government entered its fifth day on Monday, the sounds of Gurbani and the lessons of the Sikh Gurus resonated on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cyber Monday offers cool discounts on electronics, phones on top
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) After witnessing a massive spending during Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day in the US, the last day of the first holiday season sale called Cyber Monday was also set to break records in the pandemic where online shopping has been a blessing.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
ASI cap on online booking of tickets to Taj Mahal
Agra, Nov 30 (IANS) To curb black-marketing of tickets to the Taj Mahal, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has said that visitors to the iconic monument can now book only five tickets for adults and three for children.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Amrita Rao: Earlier it was important to have talent, now there's talent management
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Actress Amrita Rao says the concept of visibility for an actor has changed courtesy social media and talent management firms, as compared to the time she made her Bollywood debut in 2002.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Modi condoles Rajasthan BJP leader's demise
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the death of Kiran Maheshwari, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Rajasthan.
2020-11-30
Category: International, India,Politics
'Restrictions on IAEA inspections in Iran require approval of higher authorities'
Tehran, Nov 30 (IANS) Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said that any restrictions on the international monitoring of the country's nuclear program require the approval of "higher instances".
2020-11-30
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
I-League: Gokulam Kerala FC sign forward Saliou Guindo
Kozhikode, Nov 30 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC have signed Saliou Guindo, a Malian forward for the upcoming I-League season. The 24-year-old forward is the final foreign signing of Malabarians.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Yogi in Mumbai on Dec 2, to meet business, film heads
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Mumbai on December 2 to ring the bell at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) during the listing of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) bonds.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Apple to open second retail store in S Korea
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) Apple on Monday said it will open a new store in South Korea, expanding its presence in the country dominated by local tech giant Samsung Electronics.
2020-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Diego Maradona's personal doctor under investigation
Buenos Aires, Nov 30 (IANS) Diego Maradona's personal doctor is under investigation for possible manslaughter after the football legend's death last week, Argentine prosecutors have said.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Warner, Cummins to miss remaining white-ball games against India
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Australia opener David Warner has been ruled out of the remaining white-ball matches against India after injuring his groin during the second ODI of the ongoing three-match series.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Recount of presidential votes in Wisconsin ends, reaffirms Biden's win
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden's win in Wisconsin has been reaffirmed after two of the state's largest counties completed the recount of the ballots cast in the November 3 presidential election, with just a little change in the tally.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Canada extends int'l travel restrictions
Ottawa, Nov 30 (IANS) Canada has announced an extension of restrictions on international travel in an effort to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus amid an ongoing second wave of the pandeic in the country.
2020-11-30
Category: International, Canada,Politics
How 54K people got jobs through Gadkari's Nagpur model
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has created a model in his parliamentary constituency Nagpur through which more than 54,000 people got jobs in several companies. This was achieved through a project called MIHAN -- 'Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur'.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NYC announces plan to reopen public schools
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza have announced a plan to safely reopen school buildings for in-person classes with more rigorous testing protocols in place.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Global Covid-19 cases top 62.6mn mark: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 62.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.45 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Andhra minister escapes unhurt in attack
Amaravati, Nov 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Minister for Transport, Information and Public Relations Perni Venkatramaiah alias Nani has escaped unhurt in an attack by a construction worker near his residence in Machilipatnam town in Krishna district.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Modi to visit Varanasi for 'Dev Deepawali'
Varanasi (UP), Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, on Monday, to light the first 'diya' for the 'Dev Deepawali' celebrations.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
AR Rahman is BAFTA Breakthrough India ambassador
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Oscar and Grammy-winning Indian composer AR Rahman has been roped in as ambassador of the BAFTA Breakthrough initiative in India.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Biden suffers hairline fracture, will need walking boot
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden suffered "hairline fractures" on his foot while playing with one of his dogs on Saturday and may need a "walking boot for several weeks", a CT scan report has confirmed late Sunday evening.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
Joe Biden has 'confirmed hairline fractures': Imaging report
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) US President elect Joe Biden has "confirmed hairline fractures" in mid foot and will require a walking boot for several weeks, according to imaging results out Sunday evening from Wilmington Delaware, where the Biden-Harris transition team has pitched tent.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Biden names 7 member all women White House comms team
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden has named a seven member all-women team to lead the White House communications war room, headed by his campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield. This is the first time in American political history that the senior White House communications team will be entirely female.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
NYC Covid infection rate hits new high of 3.9%: Mayor
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) New York City's Covid-19 infection rate on 7-day average has reached a new height of 3.9 per cent, compared with 3.64 percent reported one day earlier, Mayor Bill de Blasio has tweeted.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
What made Kylie Minogue cry
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue says she cried when she heard her latest song, Say something, for the first time.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mosul: Gritty, gripping war drama (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2 )
Mosul (film streaming on Netflix); Cast: Adam Bessa, Suhail Dabbach, Is'haq Elias, Qutaiba Abdelhaq, Ahmed El Ghanem; Direction: Matthew Michael Carnahan; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2020-11-30
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mosul: Gritty, gripping engrossing war drama (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2 )
Mosul (film streaming on Netflix); Cast: Adam Bessa, Suhail Dabbach, Is'haq Elias, Qutaiba Abdelhaq, Ahmed El Ghanem; Direction: Matthew Michael Carnahan; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2020-11-30
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Colorado Governor tests positive for Covid-19
Los Angeles, Nov 30 (IANS) The Governor of US state of Colorado, Jared Polis announced that he and his partner, Marlon Reis, had both tested positive for Covid-19, becoming the fifth governor in the country infected by the fatal disease.
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
NYC first responders to receive Covid vaccination in Dec
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) The first vaccines available to some of New York City's first responders could be distributed in a matter of weeks, according to an internal memo of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY).
2020-11-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Congress on backfoot as Anand Sharma praises PM Modi
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday found itself on the backfoot after senior party leader and former Union minister Anand Sharma praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for visiting vaccine development centres.
2020-11-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka Cong to roll out mobile app, strengthen booths to fight BJP
Udupi, Nov 29 (IANS) Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president, D.K. Shivakumar on Sunday said that the party would soon launch a mobile app as well as constitute a people's representatives committee at all booths to fight against the formidable BJP's election machinery.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bahrain GP: Hamilton claims 11th win of the season
Bahrain, Nov 29 (IANS) Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton took his 11th win over the 2020 season at the Bahrain Grand Prix and Red Bull pair Max Verstappen and Alex Albon took second and third place respectively in a race that started with a horror crash for Haas' Romain Grosjean.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Bahrain,Sports,Other Sports
K'taka reports 1,291 new Covid cases; death toll at 11,765
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Karnataka has reported 1,291 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 8,83,899, while 15 more fatalities pushed the state's toll to 11,765, health officials said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Mask violation cases drop in Delhi, only 111 challans on Sunday
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) There has been a decline in the number of mask violation challans after the fine was raised to Rs 2,000. On Sunday, the Delhi Police found and fined only 111 people not wearing masks.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Tiger kills tribal girl in Telangana
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A 16-year-old tribal girl was killed by a tiger in Telangana's Kumaram Bheem Asifabad district on Sunday. This is the second such incident in the district this month.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Andhra Pradesh crosses one crore Covid tests
Amaravati, Nov 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Sunday reached a significant milestone as the number of Covid-19 tests crossed one crore.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
IMA offers its 3L members, 1,750 branches to assist in Covid prog
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has offered its members and branches to assist in the rollout of Covid-19 immunisation programme when a vaccine is available.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mangaluru graffiti: Police appeals to public to share any info
Mangaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) With inflammatory graffiti popping up on city walls over the past three days, Mangaluru Police Commissioner Vikash Kumar Vikash on Sunday appealed to the public to share any information about those responsible for the malicious messaging.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bengal T20 Challenge: Kalighat beat East Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Sudip Chatterjee continued his superb run as the Kalighat batsman smashed an unbeaten 60 off just 38 deliveries to guide his team to a two-wicket victory over East Bengal in Bengal T20 Challenge at Eden Gardens on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Malan 55 takes England to series win against South Africa
Paarl (South Africa), Nov 29 (IANS) Dawid Malan's 55 followed up Jofra Archer's 1/18 on Sunday as England secured a four-wicket win over South Africa in the second T20I between the two sides in Paarl. England have thus taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, having won the first T20I by five wickets on Friday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Chennai Air Customs foils bid to smuggle gold, three held
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Three persons were arrested for trying to smuggle gold into the country, said Commissioner of Customs, Chennai International Airport.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM's visit to vaccine centres gets 'praise' from Congress
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to three vaccine centres on Saturday received qualified praise from the opposition Congress, which said that it will lift the morale of the frontline warriors in the struggle against the Covid pandemic.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Grosjean suffers 'light burns' in horror crash at Bahrain GP
Bahrain, Nov 29 (IANS) The Bahrain Grand Prix was temporarily halted on Sunday shortly after the start of the first lap as Haas driver Romain Grosjean suffered a horrific crash that left his car in flames and sliced in two.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Bahrain,Sports,Motorsports
Gomes penalty save helps Kerala Blasters secure point vs Chennaiyin
Bambolim, Nov 29 (IANS) Kerala Blasters held Chennaiyin FC to a goalless draw courtesy a superb penalty save from Albino Gomes in their Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at the GMC Stadium, here on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
BJP top brass meets to discuss farmers' Delhi protest
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The BJP and the government's efforts to resolve and end the ongoing protests by farmers from various states at various border points of the capital intensified on Sunday, with party chief J.P. Nadda holding a high-level meeting at this house.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Half Marathon: Walelegn, Yehualaw set course records
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Records tumbled at the Delhi Half Marathon as Ethiopians Amedework Walelegn and Yalemzerf Yehualaw broke course records to take the men's and women's titles while India's Avinash Sable broke the national record with a time of 1:00:30.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Disguised as TTE, man tried to smuggle cannabis; held
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) A man impersonating a TTE in a bid to smuggle cannabis, has been arrested from the New Delhi Railway Station, police said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Recoveries outnumber fresh Covid cases in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Recoveries from Covid-19 reached 103,082 in J&K with 492 people being cured of the disease on Sunday as against 471 fresh infections, health officials said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
JEE (Main) scam : Assam police arrest proxy candidate in Delhi
Guwahati, Nov 29 (IANS) The Assam police on Sunday arrested the most wanted proxy candidate, Pradip Kumar, who had written the Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) 2020 for Neel Nakshatra Das, who secured 99.8 per cent marks and became one of the toppers in the all India engineering entrance test, officials said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Two killed in separate road accidents in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 29 (IANS) Two people, including a teenager, were killed in two separate road accidents in Gurugram, police said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pollution, pandemic and pre-term birth
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANSlife) Most pregnancies last 40 weeks; a baby is known as a premature or pre-term when her or she is born before the completion of 37th week. Based on the gestational age, pre-term babies are sub-categorised as extremely preterm (less than 28 weeks), very preterm (28 to 32 weeks), moderate to late preterm (32 to 37 weeks).
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sustaining sustainable clothing is the key: Alia Bhatt
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt believes switching up your fashion choices can contribute a lot towards sustainable fashion. She advocates passing on of clothes rather than throwing them out as the first step towards the right direction.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The cardi makes a fashionable comeback
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANSlife) The latest acquisition to Londons Victoria and Albert Museums Fashion Collection is a patchwork cardigan? while it hardly sounds like a collectors piece, the cardigan has become the iconic knitwear piece of 2020.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
4W Indian National Championship: Balu wins ITC title
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Coimbatore veteran Arjun Balu (Race Concepts) won the the premier Indian Touring Class in his third attempt in the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Car Racing Championship which concluded at the MMRT here on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Gujarat's Covid tally reaches 2,08,278 with 1,564 new cases
Gandhinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Gujarat reported 1,564 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, pushing the tally to 2,08,278, while the state's death toll has mounted to 3,969 after 16 more patients have succumbed to the virus, health officials said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
BKU leader furious over 'unruly behaviour' by farmers during stir
Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) Farmers protesting at the borders of the national capital have intensified their agitation against the Modi government at the Centre opposing the three controversial farm laws.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
GHMC polls: BJP bigwigs, Owaisis engage in no-holds-barred attacks
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The election campaign for any municipal body in the country has not been so shrill as it has been for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), which is all set for polls on Tuesday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SII to seek Rs 100 cr damages from volunteer seeking compensation
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) After a Chennai-based volunteer served a legal notice to the Serum Institute of India (SII) demanding Rs 5 crore compensation for the alleged neurological complications he developed after being administered a test dose of its Covidshield vaccine, the SII has now countered the allegation with a demand of Rs 100 crore as damages to its reputation while terming his claims "malicious and misconceived in nature".
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
J&K Panchayat bypolls: 64% polling for Panches, 57% for Sarpanch posts
Jammu, Nov 29 (IANS) The first phase of maiden bye-elections for seats of Panchayat-level bodies in J&K recorded 64 per cent voting turnout for Panches and 57 per cent for Sarpanch vacancies, State Election Commissioner K.K. Sharma said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Venomous 'graffiti war' continues in Mangaluru third day running
Mangaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Taking strong exception to the "graffiti war" that has erupted in Karnataka's Mangaluru over the last three days, former Karnataka minister and local Congress MLA, U.T. Khader on Sunday demanded that the ruling BJP arrest those involved in this malicious messaging.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hope Warner remains injured, it will help us: Rahul
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) India's limited overs vice-captain and wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul said that he is hoping that Australia opener David Warner does not recover in time for the third ODI and probably for the rest of the team's tour Down Under.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Scottish-IISc researchers develop wastewater treatment, recycling system
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) A team of interdisciplinary researchers from Scotland in collaboration with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed an efficient decentralised wastewater treatment and recycling system at Berambadi primary school situated in a remote village in Karnataka's Chamarajnagar district.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech
Rajasthan: Goyal launches Digvada-Bandikui rail line
Jaipur, Nov 29 (IANS) Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday inaugurated the Digvada-Bandikui railway line in Rajasthan's Alwar district.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rahul Roy suffers brain stroke, hospitalised
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rahul Roy suffered brain stroke while shooting for a project in Kargil, and is currently hospitalised in the city.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Need to work on rotating the strike, says Rahul
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul said that he will analyse how to reduce the number of dot balls he faces after India's second ODI against Australia.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Goa looking for first win of the season against solid NorthEast (ISL Match 12)
Margao, Nov 29 (IANS) FC Goa will be looking for their first win of the seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Monday against a NorthEast United side who come into the game with a win and a draw in their first two matches.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
PM to interact with more teams of Covid-19 vaccine developers
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) After his visit to three vaccine development centres, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on Monday scheduled to speak to three other teams involved in developing a Covid-19 vaccine.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
MiG-29K pilot still missing, 9 warships, 14 planes conducting search: Navy
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Nine warships, 14 aircraft as well as Indian Navy fast interceptor craft have been deployed to trace the missing pilot of a MiG-29K trainer aircraft which ditched mid-sea off Goa on November 26, the Indian Navy said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security
Shah positive about resumption of mining industry in Goa: CM
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah is very much positive about the possibility of resumption of the mining industry in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Sunday, after his return from the national capital, where he had met top Union Ministers as well as Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to discuss the mining deadlock.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Khattar could called me up on my mobile: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) Trashing the call records released by his Haryana counterpart as "a complete fraud", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said flaunting a page of his office register cannot condone Manohar Lal Khattar's "lies", and if he had really wanted to connect, he could easily have used official channels or called up on the mobile phone.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die month before schedule
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) The winter session of the Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die on Sunday, a month ahead of the schedule.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Team breathed a sigh of relief after I took Kohli's catch: Henriques
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) While it may have been tough for fielders from both sides to pick high catches due to windy conditions as well as crowds in the background, the Australians were a step ahead on the field when it came to ground fielding. Not only did they stop more runs than India in the outfield, they pulled off some good catches to disturb India's run chase.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rohit Saraf: Look forward to everything that the future holds
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actor Rohit Saraf says the encouragement and support coming his way is making him believe in his own craft a little more than before.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mauricio stunner completes Odisha comeback against Jamshedpur
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Striker Diego Mauricio came off the bench and scored twice, including a stunner in stoppage time, to help Odisha FC draw 2-2 against Jamshedpur after trailing 2-0 in the first half an hour of the match.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football
Gurugram adds 479 fresh Covid cases, tally at 49,098
Gurugram, Nov 29 (IANS) Gurugram on Sunday reported 479 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 49,098, health officials said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Had to bowl the in-between length, says Henriques after accurate show
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) The depth in Australia's bench when it comes to all-rounders was quite evident on Sunday when Moises Henriques stepped in to replace an injured Marcus Stoinis and performed crucial roles first as a bowler and then as a fielder.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Playing with crowds after long may have affected catching: Rahul
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) India's fielding woes continued in the second One-Day International against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Sunday with Ravindra Jadeja, who is otherwise considered a safe pair of hands in the outfield, dropping Marnus Labuschagne at long-off off the bowling of Hardik Pandya.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rashami Desai sizzles in hot pink bikini photoshoot
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Television actress Rashami Desai on Sunday set Instagram on fire with her hot pink bikini photoshoot!
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Man held for shooting friend in Gurugram, old rivalry suspected
Gurugram, Nov 29 (IANS) Gurugram police have arrested a 21-year-old man who injured his friend after shooting at him near Sector-9 area.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cartel TikTok: Narcos post guns, drugs and boat chase videos
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) If you are fascinated by the narco TV series on streaming platforms like Netflix, read on as the drug cartels have now gone live on social media and the Chinese short-video making platform TikTok is their new destination.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Don't think Warner will be available for 3rd ODI: Finch
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch said that he doesn't expect David Warner to play in the third ODI after the opener left the field four overs into India's innings in the second ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. Warner had to helped off the field and Cricket Australia later said that he had been sent for scans for a groin strain.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Pandya gave away the bowling plan, jokes skipper Kohli
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) India, missing an extra bowler who could play back up to the regular bowlers leaking runs, were forced to turn to a semi-fit Hardik Pandya during Sunday's second ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Covid-19 outbreak on perpetual decline in Delhi: Govt
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi government on Sunday said that Covid-19 outbreak in the city was in "perpetual decline" mode with decreasing number of new cases as well as the death rate going down compared to figures from earlier this month.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
At 68, Delhi reports lowest Covid toll after November 5
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) For the second day in a row, the daily infections reported in the national capital were under 5,000 with 4,906 cases on Sunday while 6,325 patients recovered from the deadly disease.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kohli, Rahul admit bowlers weren't consistent and did adapt quick enough
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli blamed his team's bowlers for not bowling in one area for a long enough period as Australia notched up their highest total against India in ODIs for the second consecutive time at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
New model to enable drug predictions against Covid-19
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Researchers have developed a computational model of a human lung cell which has been used to understand how SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind Covid-19 disease, uses the host to survive, and to enable drug predictions for treating the virus.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Chandigarh to get another landmark -- Museum of Trees
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore will virtually inaugurate a unique environmental landmark in Chandigarh -- the Museum of Trees - to commemorate the 551st birth anniversary celebrations of first Sikh master, Guru Nanak Dev, on November 30.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Religion
NIA rejects Stan Swamy's claims of seizing his straw and sipper
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday rejected claims of tribal rights activist Father Stan Swamy, an accused in the Elgar Parishad Maoist links case, that it had seized his straw and sipper and sought 20 days' time from the court to respond to his plea to allow him to have these.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Nikhita Gandhi questions gender identity through 'Khud ko hi paake'
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Singer Nikhita Gandhi says her latest song, Khud ko hi paake, is all about the expression of acceptance of the self.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
We were ineffective with the ball: Kohli
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Indian captain Virat Kohli admitted that the team was ineffective with the ball on Sunday and outplayed by Australia in the second ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground which they lost by 51 runs.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Illegal gun factory unearthed in Bihar's Kaimur
Patna, Nov 29 (IANS) A small illegal gun factory run by a history-sheeter was unearthed in Chainpur area of Kaimur district in Bihar on Sunday after three persons were held during checking of vehicles, police said. In another case, CRPF men also seized arms and ammunition hidden in Naxal-affected Gaya district.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
India fall to 51-run defeat; Australia win series
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Australia beat India by 51 runs in the second ODI on Sunday at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). The hosts have thus sealed victory in the three-match series, having taken an unassailable 2-0 lead.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Demand for BIS certified two-wheeler helmets to go beyond 100 mn: industry
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The helmet manufacturing industry expects the demand for BIS certified two-wheeler helmets to sky-rocket after the Centre implemented new norms.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP wants to liberate Hyderabad from Nizam culture: Shah (Ld)
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that the BJP wanted to liberate Hyderabad from the 'Nawab Nizam' culture and develop it as a modern city.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Goa CM's 10,000 jobs promise is a pre-poll jumla: Congress
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar on Sunday said that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's assurance of rolling out 10,000 government jobs in 2021 is a pre-poll jumla, aimed at targeting young voters ahead of zilla panchayat and municipal polls.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Researchers develop AI to detect Covid on chest x-rays
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) In a fight against the novel coronavirus, researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) platform that detects Covid-19 by analysing X-ray images of the lungs.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Sonakshi Sinha enjoys a lazy Sunday
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha is in a mood for a lazy Sunday, and said that she just wants to be on the couch all day.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SpiceJet seaplane services to restart from Dec 15
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet on Sunday said that its seaplane operations will restart from December 15 after they were temporarily suspended due to mandatory aircraft maintenance.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Port volumes yet to fully recovery, says Ind-Ra
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) India's port volumes are yet to recover fully from the Covid-19 pandemic-induced trends such as shortage of containers amid a demand-supply imbalance, says India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CAIT urges PM Modi to roll out e-commerce policy
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Malpractices of e-commerce firms are a major hinderance for traders to adopt online business, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Govt drunk on power, not listening to crores of farmers: Cong
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as a stalemate between protesting farmers and the Centre on their protest venue in Delhi continued, the opposition Congress on Sunday attacked the government for "being drunk on power and not listening to the voice of farmers".
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM's visit was to draw political mileage in GHMC polls: KTR
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Bharat Biotech facility on Saturday was to draw political mileage for the BJP in the Greater Hyderabad municipal elections, said Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K. T. Rama Rao on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Boxer Duryodhan Singh Negi tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi/Patiala, Nov 29 (IANS) Boxer Duryodhan Singh Negi (69 kg), who is presently training at Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) in Patiala, has tested positive for novel coronavirus, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) informed on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
From being a Delhi girl to a Telugu ammayi: Rakul Preet on completing seven years in Tollywood
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh on Sunday celebrated her completion of seven years in the Telugu film industry.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Jacqueline wraps Dharamshala schedule of 'Bhoot Police'
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has wrapped up the shooting schedule of her upcoming horror comedy, Bhoot Police, in Dharamshala, and is having a tough time moving one.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Raftaar suggests meme pages to use a certain photo of him
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Celebrities often react happily or angrily to memes being made on them, but here is a celeb who chooses his own photo for being used by memers!
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hrithik Roshan's beard chronicle
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan took to Instagram to share a last glimpse of his beard before shaving it off, and sent his fans in a state of excitement.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Humanitarian Gesture: Alliance Air delays flight to save 4 lives
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) In a humanitarian gesture, Air India's regional subsidiary Alliance Air delayed its Jaipur-Delhi flight to save the lives of four patients, awaiting organ transplants in the national capital.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Influenza infections may up pneumonia risk: Study
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Researchers have now revealed that influenza infections can lead to an increased risk of bacterial pneumonia, which claims many lives around the world every year.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Women fatally shot in head during robbery in Patna
Patna, Nov 29 (IANS) A woman was fatally shot in her head by robbers after she resisted their move to loot passengers of an aut-rickshaw in state capital Patna, police said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong likely to make Dalit as its Uttarakhand state chief
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Ahead of the Uttarakhand polls, the Congress is likely to replace the current state president with a Dalit.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tyson, Jones Jr share engaging draw in 'exhibition' bout
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (IANS) Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson returned to the sport and brought an end to the 15 years of inactivity by playing an engaging draw with Roy Jones Jr.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
GDP boost, flow cushion to strengthen rupee (IANS Currency Watch)
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Better-than-expected Q2FY21 GDP figures along with consistent foreign fund inflows are expected to strengthen the rupee during the truncated trade week ahead.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
After months of quiet, Meghalaya parties up in arms on permit issue
Shillong, Nov 29 (IANS) After lying low for months, an apex body of over 17 organisations are intensifying their agitation for an Inner Line Permit (ILP) system across Meghalaya to keep the hill state out of Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) purview.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Philippines logs 2,076 new Covid-19 cases, total nears 430k
Manila, Nov 29 (IANS) Philippines on Sunday reported 2,076 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number in the country to 429,864.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Confusion over India's entry in Live Action Short Film category at Oscars
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Sayani Gupta-starrer, Shameless, by writer-director Keith Gomes is one of the films from India eligible for qualification in the Live Action Short Film Category at the 93rd Oscars.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SFJ annouces $1M aid for agitating farmers, agencies vigilant (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) As thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are rallying at Delhi's three interstate border points, banned secessionist group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) is trying to fish in troubled waters by announcing $1 million aid for farmers who suffered injuries or damage to their vehicles while facing police action in Haryana.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Germany reports 14,611 new Covid-19 cases
Berlin, Nov 29 (IANS) Germany reported 14,611 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the national total to 1,042,700, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Russia's Covid-19 caseload tops 2.2 million
Moscow, Nov 29 (IANS) Russia overall coronavirus caseload increased to 2,269,316 on Sunday after the country reported 26,683 new confirmed infections in the last 24 hours, according to health authorities.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Varun shares 'main brief' by David Dhawan during 'Coolie No 1' shoot
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan has revealed the 'main brief' which was given to him by his father and Director David Dhawan during the shooting of his upcoming film "Coolie No 1".
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ankita Lokhande to pay tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Ankita Lokhande, who was heavily trolled by the fans of her former boyfriend and late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput last week, has shared that she would be paying tribute to the late star through a special dance performance.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Farmers reject Centre's offer to shift to Burari, says its conditional
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The farmers on Sunday rejected the proposal by the Centre to shift all agitation to Delhi's Burari ground and lift the blockade at the borders. The farmers said the offer of talks is conditional and they will not move to the Burari.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Goa's heritage church complex under threat, oppn writes to Unesco
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) The 17th century Old Goa Church complex, a Unesco World Heritage Site, faces threat of encroachment of its boundaries by real estate developers in the wake of a recent move to incorporate the area under an urban planning authority, former deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai has alleged in a letter to the UN body on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Healthy demand conditions accelerates VF sector's recovery: Report
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Demand for two-wheelers, tractors and passenger vehicles has led to an accelerated recovery in the vehicle finance (VF) sector over the past six months, equity research firm Motilal Oswal Financial Services said in a report.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Aus vs Ind 2nd ODI: Warner hurts groin, to undergo scan
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Australia on Sunday suffered a blow in the ongoing ODI series they are dominating with opening batsman David Warner suffering a groin injury and then limping off the ground during India's innings in the second ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Darth Vader actor David Prowse no more
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (IANS) David Prowse, best known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died. He was 85.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Samsung Galaxy S21 to come with Bixby voice unlock feature
Seoul, Nov 29 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is likely to allow its users to use Bixby Voice as a biometric voice-unlock feature in the company's upcoming Galaxy S21 series.
2020-11-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Pyongyang steps up measures along inter-Korean border
Seoul, Nov 29 (IANS) North Korean authorities have stepped up anti-virus measures along the inter-Korean border and at the sea, state media reports said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Rahul takes a dig at Modi, says it's time to talk about farmers
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Centre over the ongoing farmers protests. Taking a dig at the Prime Minister's 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, Rahul said now it is time to talk about the farmers.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Why Burari ground fails to attract protesters?
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) As thousands of farmers continue to rally at three interstate border points of Delhi, they have steadfastly refused to accept the government offer to hold their proposed protest against the three farm laws at Burari ground in north-west Delhi.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
30 dead, 24 injured in Afghan suicide bombing (Ld)
Kabul, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 30 military personnel were killed and 24 others wounded in a suicide car bombing that took place near a military camp in Afghanistan's Ghazni city on Sunday, officials have confirmed.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Benchmark indices to consolidate while broad markets to rally (Market Watch)
Markets behaved on expected lines and made new highs on the benchmark indices. BSESENSEX gained 267.47 points or 0.61 per cent to close at 44,149.72 points while NIFTY gained 109.90 points or 0.85 per cent to close at 12,968.95 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSe200 and BSE500 gain 0.95 per cent, 1.19 per cent, and 1.46 per cent, respectively. BSEMIDCAP gained 2.91 per cent, while BSESMALLCAP was up 4.28 per cent,. November futures series expired on a positive note and they gained a massive 1,316.20 points or 11.28 per cent,. The series ended at 12,987 points and the previous series had ended at 11,670.80 points.
2020-11-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
3 held, drugs worth Rs 35L seized at Goa beach village
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Hashish worth Rs 35 lakh approximately was seized in three simultaneous raids conducted by the Goa Police's Anti-Narcotics Cell in the beach village of Arambol in North Goa on Sunday, police said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dutee Chand, KT Irfan among eight athletes included in TOPS core group
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Eight track and field athletes, including Dutee Chand and KT Irfan, have been included in the core group of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme while seven others have been included in the TOPS developmental group, Sports Authority of India (SAI) informed on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
"Everybody who was hiding in FANG names, now wants to be in Caterpillar, Exxon Mobil"
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Larry McDonald, founder of the investment research service The Bear Traps Report says tech stocks are in deep trouble, because everybody who was hiding in those FANG names, now wants to be in Caterpillar, Exxon Mobil, and all these industrials.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Missing Indian man in Dubai found
Dubai, Nov 29 (IANS) An Indian man who was reported missing since November 9 a day after he reached Dubai on a tourist visa, has been found in a hospital in the city, his relatives have confirmed.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Will thwart Centre's bid to turn farm protest into Shaheen Bagh: BKU
Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday asserted that they would thwart all attempts of the Centre to turn the ongoing protest by farmers into "violence that followed anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh" and other areas in Delhi in February.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Kashmir polls: BJP's national agenda vs. Gupkar Alliance's reclaim cry (Comment)
The maiden District Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir, being held in eight phases, are no doubt historic but they are also of existential consequence for the entire political spectrum in the Valley. The regional parties, which have dominated Valley politics for decades and have been finding themselves on a sticky wicket since the abrogation of Article 370, are trying to reclaim their ground. For the BJP, the elections are no less than a mission to break free Jammu and Kashmir politics from the Valley's dynasties and carve out an alternative reckoning.
2020-11-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Yami Gautam thanks her extended family for making her working birthday memorable
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Yami Gautam recently celebrated her 32nd birthday by expressing gratitude to her extended family for making it really special and memorable this year.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Farmers dig in heels, continue to rally on Delhi borders as more join in
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Refusing to accept the Centre's offer to shift to the Burari ground in north-west Delhi to hold their proposed protest against the three central farm laws, thousands of farmers continued to rally for the third consecutive day on Sunday at Delhi's three interstate border points.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Doha negotiators have agreed on rules: Taliban
Kabul, Nov 29 (IANS) A Taliban spokesperson has said that negotiators from both sides for the Afghan peace process have agreed on procedural rules with 21 items for the the talks to proceed, the media reported.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Odisha: BJD expels its MLA for anti-party activities
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday expelled Gopalpur MLA and former Minister Pradeep Panigrahi from the primary membership of the party for his anti-people activities.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Delhi Half Marathon: Ethiopia's Yehualaw, Walelegn win elite races in record time
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw produced a stunning run over in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2020 held to clock the second fastest women's time ever over the distance when she crossed the line in 64:46 in the race held in a bio-secure environment amid the Covid-19 pandemic here on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Samsung Display to start trials for QD-OLED displays in Dec
Seoul, Nov 29 (IANS) Samsung Display, a major display panel maker in South Korea, will run trials for the production line of the QD-OLED displays next month, according to a new report.
2020-11-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Never pressured by military leadership on any matter: Imran
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he was never pressured by the countrys military leadership on any matter, including foreign policy.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Samajwadi Party to oppose 'love jihad' in UP Assembly
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) A day after Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel signed the ordinance on forced religious conversions, the Samajwadi Party announced that it will oppose the 'love jihad' law when it comes up in the Assembly next month.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
52% forced conversion cases reported in Pak's Punjab province
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A Pakistani rights group has said that 52 per cent of cases of alleged forced conversions of women, specicially of underage girls from the religious minority communities, had occurred in Punjab province.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
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2020-11-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Shahid Kapoor soaks up the sun in the hills
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor is sending out happy vibes while soaking in the sun in the hills.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
30 Afghan policemen killed in suicide car bombing
Kabul, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 30 policemen were killed and over 20 others injured in a suicide car bomb blast that hit a military camp in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Sunday, top officials have confirmed.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
2nd ODI: Smith fires yet again as Aus set 390-run target for India
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Steve Smith on Sunday continued his prolific run as he smashed yet another hundred against India to help Australia post a gigantic 390-run target for the Men in Blue in the second ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Brazil's coronavirus death toll tops 172k
Brasilia, Nov 29 (IANS) Brazil registered 587 new coronavirus fatalities in the last 24 hours, which increased the country's overall death toll to 172,561, the Health Ministry said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
2nd ODI: India forced to press in semi-fit Pandya who impresses
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) India, missing an extra bowler who could play back-up to the regular bowlers leaking runs, were forced to turn to a semi-fit Hardik Pandya during Sunday's second ODI against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Nigerian Prez condemns attack in northeastern state
Abuja, Nov 29 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned an attack on farmers in the northeastern state of Borno, which has reportedly killed dozens of people.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Terrorism
Volcano in Indonesia erupts
Jakarta, Nov 29 (IANS) The Ili Lewotolok volcano in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province erupted on Sunday, spewing a column of ash 4,000 metres to the sky, authorities said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Shah prays at Charminar temple ahead of Hyderabad MC poll campaign
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday offered prayers at the Bhagyalakshmi temple abutting the historic Charminar ahead of his participation in the BJP campaign for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Drone spotted in J&K's Jammu district along India-Pakistan border
Jammu, Nov 29 (IANS) Alert security forces deployed on the international border with Pakistan spotted a drone in Jammu district in J&K and fired to force it to return to the neighbouring country, police said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Politics,Terrorism
Kangana reacts to late Wajid Khan's wife's claim she is being forced to convert by in-laws
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Sunday extended support to Kamalrukh Khan, wife of late music composer Wajid Khan, who has opened up about her alleged ordeal within her inter-caste marriage, claiming scare tactics by her in-laws to force her into conversion included taking her to court seeking divorce.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Imran Khan's Kashmir campaign bombs at Islamic meet
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khans shrill campaign to internationalise Kashmir has bombed after the 57-member Islamic bloc brushed aside Islamabads frenzied attempt to haul up India for abrogating Article 370 more than a year ago.
2020-11-29
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Poor air quality can up consequences of Covid-19: Study
London, Nov 29 (IANS) A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that elevated levels of air pollution may amplify the waves of SARS-CoV-2 contamination, the virus responsible for Covid-19 diseases.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Peru preparing electoral infrastructure for voters living abroad
Lima, Nov 29 (IANS) Peru is preparing the electoral infrastructure to ensure that the nearly 1 million Peruvian nationals living abroad participate in the upcoming general elections scheduled for April 11, 2021, Foreign Minister Elizabeth Astete said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Corona restrictions keep UP tourists away from wildlife parks
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) For those who were expecting increased inflow of tourists in sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh after they were reopened for public earlier this month, disappointment hangs heavy in the winter air.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
China Cloud services spend exceeds $5 billion in Q3, Alibaba leads
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Alibaba Cloud remained the leader in the China Cloud services market in Q3 with a 41 per cent market share and continued strong growth.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Committed to welfare of hardworking farmers: Modi
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as thousands of farmers rallied on Delhi's interstate borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that he was committed to the welfare of hardworking farmers, and the Centres' new farm laws were a step in this direction.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Golden Baby Leagues help generate passion for football in rural Manipur
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Golden Baby Leagues initiative, started by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in 2018, has helped light a footballing spark among young children across the country and in rural Manipur, they are also providing hope to families of a brighter future.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Yogi turns sugarcane into 'green gold' in UP
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is trying to turn sugarcane into 'green gold' through ethanol.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Chinese Defence Minister arrives in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 29 (IANS) Two days after Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla concluded a successful trip to Nepal, Chinese Defence Minister and State Councillor Wei Fenghe arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Nepal,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Climbing stairs daily will boost mental health in pandemic
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Everyday activities such as climbing stairs or simply walking to the neighbourhood store can significantly enhance our personal well-being during the pandemic times, particularly in people susceptible to psychiatric disorders.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Resources on standby in anticipation of flash floods in Texas
Houston, Nov 29 (IANS) Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced that numerous resources were on standby across the US state in anticipation of potentially severe weather that may led to flash flooding.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Renault Samsung to stop factory for 4 days next month
Seoul, Nov 29 (IANS) Renault Samsung Motors Corp, the South Korean unit of Renault SA, has announced plans to halt operations at its Busan factory for four days next month.
2020-11-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Turkey reports record high single-day Covid-19 cases
Ankara, Nov 29 (IANS) Turkey reported 30,103 new Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike since the onset of the pandemic in the country earlier this year, the Health Ministry said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
First case under 'love jihad' law in UP's Bareilly
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) The first FIR under the newly promulgated ordinance on forced religious conversions, popularly known 'love jihad', has been registered in Bareilly district.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Innovative Growth: Savlon enters PPE segment, on way to become Rs 1K cr consumer spend brand (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Innovating its way to become a Rs 1,000 crore consumer spend brand in FY21, health and hygiene products major ITC Savlon has entered into the PPE sub-segment.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tisca Chopra opens up on her directorial debut
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) If you have stories to tell, then you have to make them yourself, feels actress-producer Tisca Chopra, who has tried her hand at film direction for the first time.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ethiopian PM confirms full control of Tigray region's capital
Addis Ababa, Nov 29 (IANS) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has confirmed the "full command" of the conflict-ridden Tigray region's capital, Mekelle, which the completion of the Ethiopian National Defence Forces (ENDF)'s military operations.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Djokovic & Nadal to finish inside top 2 for third straight year
Zurich, Nov 29 (IANS) Novak Djokovic is set to equal Pete Sampras' record with a sixth year-end No. 1 finish when the year-end rankings are officially released on December 7. Since there will only be ATP Challenger Tour events until then, there will be no changes near the top of the rankings.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
LG Velvet: Affordable dual display smartphone
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) When smartphone makers like Motorola and Samsung are busy launching high-end foldable display smartphones, LG has joined the bandwagon with launching a dual display device at an affordable price.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
This machine saving lives of severe Covid patients: Study
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines -- the existing medical treatment -- are saving lives of patients hospitalised with Covid-19.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
'England hospitals may risk being overwhelmed without new tiered system'
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Hospitals in England might risk being overwhelmed by coronavirus cases without the new, tougher tier system, a senior UK official has warned.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Punjabi diaspora worried, shocked over 'brutality' against farmers
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) The planned protest against new farm laws and the 'brutality' of the security forces by lobbing teargas shells and using water cannons to stop the peaceful march of the farmers towards the national capital has left the diaspora largely from Canada worried and shocked.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Turkey observes 2nd weekend lockdown
Ankara, Nov 29 (IANS) Turkey observed the second weekend as part of a partial curfew imposed across the country in an effort to to curb the increase in the number of coronavirus cases.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Farmers rally on Delhi-Ghaziabad border, police holds talks
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as farmers of Punjab and Haryana continued to rally at Singhu and Tikari border entry points, scores of Uttar Pradesh farmers gathered at Ghazipur on the Delhi-Ghazipur border on Sunday morning in their bid to enter the national capital.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases top 2.13 million
Addis Ababa, Nov 29 (IANS) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the African continent has reached 2,137,871, while the death toll stood at 51,248, according to health authorities.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
2nd launch of Russia's heavy carrier rocket scheduled for Dec
Moscow, Nov 29 (IANS) The second test launch of Russia's Angara-A5 heavy-class carrier rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome is scheduled for December, Dmitry Rogozin, head of Roscosmos, the country's space agency, said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech
3 women found dead in J&K's Baramulla
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Three women, including a mother and her daughter, were found dead under mysterious circumstances on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Phillips' ton helps New Zealand thrash West Indies in 2nd T20I
Mount Maunganui (New Zealand), Nov 29 (IANS) Right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman Glenn Phillips scored a brilliant hundred to help New Zealand comprehensively beat West Indies by 72 runs in the second T20I at the Bay Oval on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Be emotionally flexible to save the romance in life
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Being emotionally flexible is one of the key factors when it comes to longevity and overall health of your romantic and long-term relationships, say researchers.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Electronic skin has strong future ahead: Study
Riyadh, Nov 29 (IANS) Electronic skin or e-skin, may play an important role in next-generation prosthetics, personalised medicine, soft robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), say researchers.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Science/Tech
Black Friday sale logs $9bn in US, smartphones bring in $3.6bn
San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) US consumers spent $9 billion online during the Black Friday sale, up by 21.6 per cent on a year ago. Smartphones alone accounted for $3.6 billion in sales -- up by 25.3 per cent over the last year as people stayed indoors during the pandemic.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
Bengal T20 Challenge: Town Club beat Tapan Memorial
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Purab Joshi smashed maiden fifty of the tournament while bowlers Md Kaif and Aritra Chatterjee bagged three wickets each as Town Club defeated Tapan Memorial by 28 runs in the recent match of the ongoing Bengal T20 Challenge being played at the Eden Gardens.
2020-11-29
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Over 150 arrested in London anti-lockdown protests
London, Nov 29 (IANS) More than 150 people were arrested during protests in London against the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown in England, the second of its kind since the onset of the pandemic.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India's Covid tally nears 94 lakh
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) With 41,810 new coronavirus infections and 496 deaths in the past 24 hours, India's overall tally stood at 93,92,920 on Sunday, as the fatality toll touched 1,36,696, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
180 doctors in Indonesia succumb to Covid-19
Jakarta, Nov 29 (IANS) A total of 180 doctors in Indonesia have died due to the novel coronavirus since the onset of the pandemic earlier this year, according to authorities.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
The new team in Washington surveys West Asia Trump leaves behind (Comment)
For the new team being announced by the Biden administration any innovation can only follow repair work of the considerable wreckage that is being left behind by the outgoing team.
2020-11-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Babar Azam accused of sexual abuse by Pak woman
Lahore, Nov 29 (IANS) Ace Pakistan cricketer Babar Azam has been accused of sexual and physical abuse by a woman.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Myanmar extends Covid-19 preventive measures to Dec 15
Yangon, Nov 29 (IANS) Myanmar's national-level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 has extended the period of preventive measures until December 15.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Addition of new servers led to massive outage last week: AWS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The addition of new servers to the network triggered the massive outage of Amazon Web Services (AWS) last week, affecting several websites and apps, the company has acknowledged.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Another one-horned rhinoceros dead in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 29 (IANS) Another one-horned rhinoceros has been found dead in Nepal's Chitwan National Park, taking the death toll of the endangered species to 16 since July this year, according to an official.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
Night temperatures improve marginally in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh union territories improved marginally on Sunday due to partial cloud cover as the weather is likely to remain dry till Thursday, Met officials said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
UK govt appoints vaccine rollout minister
London, Nov 29 (IANS) The UK government has appointed Nadhim Zahawi, an MP for Stratford-on-Avon, as a new health minister to oversee rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine in England, Downing Street announced.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Rajnath Singh on 2-day visit to Lucknow
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be in his parliamentary constituency, Lucknow, on a two-day visit from Sunday evening.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Windows 10 to soon run mobile apps built for Android
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Microsoft is working on a project named Latte that would allow app developers to bring their Android apps directly to Windows 10 with little to zero changes in the codes.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Palestine warns against Israeli plan to legalize settlement outposts
Ramallah, Nov 29 (IANS) The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has warned against the Israeli government's plan to legalize dozens of "illegal settlement outposts" built in the West Bank.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Israel,Politics
IIT-BHU, IIT-Guwahati to start joint doctoral programme
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) and IIT-Guwahati have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to start a joint doctoral programme.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Virat Kohli 9th Indian to make 250 ODI appearances
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Virat Kohli on Sunday became the ninth Indian cricketer to make 250 appearances in One-Day Internationals (ODIs). He reached the milestone during the second ODI of the ongoing three-match series against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Comments against Liberation War won't be tolerated: B'desh Minister
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) A Bangladesh Minister has warned that any comments against the spirit of the country's Liberation War and the Constitution will not be tolerated, while "evil attempts" to destroy the peace and comfort of the public will be resisted.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Special 'angavastram' awaits PM Modi in Varanasi
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) A weaver from Varanasi has woven a special silk 'angavastram' for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to visit his constituency on Monday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Woman uses social media to search for missing brother
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) After the police failed to trace her missing brother, a young woman has posted an appeal on social media, asking people to help her trace her brother.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
London Zoo to reopen after Covid-19 lockdown ends in England
London, Nov 29 (IANS) London Zoo, one of the British capital's top tourist attractions, is set to reopen when the second ongoing Covid-19 lockdown in England ends on December 2, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has announced.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Reigning champion Ding Junhui edged out of UK Snooker C'ship
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Defending champion Ding Junhui of China has been knocked out of the UK Snooker Championship by Englishman David Grace 6-5 in the second round.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Wuhan authorities find Covid-19 on imported frozen food
Wuhan, Nov 29 (IANS) Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus is likely to have originated in December 2019, said that three imported frozen food packaging samples have tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-11-29
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
UP: Man booked for killing son, raping daughter-in-law
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) A 56-year-old man has been booked for allegedly shooting his elder son dead after the latter accused him of sexually assaulting his wife.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP to have cold chain space for 1.23L litres of vaccine
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has launched a massive exercise to create storage space for the Covid-19 vaccine when it arrives.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Yemen launches door-to-door polio immunization for over 4mn kids
Sanaa, Nov 29 (IANS) Yemen's health authorities have launched a polio vaccination campaign for more than 4 million children in the north of the war-torn country.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Yemen,Health/Medicine,Politics
The Awards Inc. at crossroads! (Column: B-Town)
India is the flavour of the season. And the entertainment industry adds to this flavour. A few foreign studios came to India to be a part of the Indian film industry. Having experimented with all aspects of filmmaking, they have decided what their core business should be, and have opted for a subscriber-based OTT business.
2020-11-29
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
France Covid-19 hospitalisations further decline
Paris, Nov 29 (IANS) Covid-19 hospitalizations in France have further declined as the country, one of the hardest-hit by the pandemic in Europe, started a three-stage lockdown exit.
2020-11-29
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for November 30-December 6
2020-11-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
Tears flow as Argentine football clubs pay homage to Maradona
Buenos Aires, Nov 29 (IANS) Argentina's top division clubs recently paid tribute to Diego Maradona with moving pre-match commemorations.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Croatian PM self-quarantines after wife contracts Covid-19
Zagreb, Nov 29 (IANS) Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has begun a 10-day self-quarantine after his wife tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the government has announced.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Croatia,Politics
Australia opt to bat in 2nd ODI against India
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch on Sunday won the toss and elected to bat in the second ODI of the ongoing three-match series against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
San Francisco moves to 'Purple Tier' Covid-19 classification
San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) Amid a continued resurgence of new Covid-19 cases, California authorities have moved San Francisco to the most restrictive 'Purple Tier' in its pandemic classification, forcing most indoor activities to close by Sunday and placing the city under curfew starting Monday night.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
New Yorkers urged to shop locally to support small businesses
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have urged on New Yorkers to shop locally in an effort to support small businesses as the raging Covid-19 pandemic has forced most of them to stay at home during the Thanksgiving holiday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
Aus PM urges top army officers to share blame for Afghan war crimes
Canberra, Nov 29 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for senior defence officers to be held accountable for war crimes allegedly committed by soldiers in Afghanistan.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Politics
With 'Eklavya' and improvisation, Manekshaw battles Pandemic for theatre
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) While the pandemic may have given a huge jolt not just to the art and culture scene but also art training, the Drama School Mumbai has improvised to ensure that its curtains don't fall, no matter what.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 62mn mark: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 62 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.45 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Anne Hathaway reveals her lockdown challenge as a mom
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway is also a mother, and the lockdown brought along a set of challenges for her.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood