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Mandarin Oriental on eliminating single-use plastic
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) One of the leading hotel chains in the world, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group had pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic, across its portfolio of 33 luxury hotels, by the end of March 2021. A year on the Group highlights the achievements made to date and some of the continuing challenges.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Gujarat's daily corona tally rises to 1,560, 16 more deaths
Gandhinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) Gujarat on Thursday saw a new high in its daily coronavirus cases, at 1,560, taking its tally to 2,03,509, while the death toll rose to 3,922, with 16 more succumbing.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
JuD to scale up its Kashmir campaign (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The dreaded ISIs C Wing uses the Hafiz Muhammad Saeed controlled Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD)/Lashkar-e Taiba (LeT) to run point on Kashmir.
2020-11-26
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Gold jewellery retail industry expects demand recovery in H2FY21: ICRA
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The gold jewellery retail industry expects a demand recovery in H2FY21 driven by higher number of occasions like festivals and weddings, ratings agency ICRA said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
K'taka reports 1,505 new Covid cases, 12 deaths
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) With 1,505 Covid positive cases and as many as 12 succumbing to this virus on Wednesday Karnataka's total number of infections reached to 8,79,560 and the death toll reached to 11,726, the Health department bulletin released on Thursday stated.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
RBI asks LVB to write down Rs 318.20 crore of Tier 2 bonds
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) In a sudden turn of events, some hours before the amalgamation of the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with DBS Bank India Ltd is to take effect, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday gave a Rs 318.20 crore relief to DBS Bank.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
ECLGS 2.0: Principal to be paid in 48 installments post 1-yr moratorium
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) With the Centre extending the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) to 26 sectors, borrowers under the extended programme - ECLGS 2.0 -- will have to repay the principal amount in 48 installments after the one-year moratorium.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Guv acting 'unconstitutionally': Trinamool MP
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee on Thursday alleged that Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was acting 'unconstitutional manner' and speaking on behalf of the accused and obstructing the investigation.
2020-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India, Myanmar exchange 61 nationals through ICP
Imphal/Guwahati, Nov 26 (IANS) India and Myanmar on Thursday exchanged 61 nationals including two militants through the Moreh Integrated Check Post (ICP) in southern Manipur, officials said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Manipur,National,Diplomacy
Major players in Hyderabad polls battling it out on social media
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) With just three days left for the campaign for the Greater Hyderabad municipal polls to end, major political are going all out to use social media platforms to reach out to voters.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Be ready to shell out Rs 1K for not wearing mask in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration on Thursday increased the penalty for not wearing face mask from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000. However, there would be no night curfew in the city.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Covaxin Phase-3 trials begin in AIIMS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Phase-III human trials of indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin began at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India seeks closure on 26/11 as Pak plays hardball
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) For a bellicose Pakistan, 26/11 is not its wound to suture, yes the FATF spectre hangs over its head, but rogue and toxic states like Pakistan don't feel enough gravitational pull to bend before the world community. In what was the deadliest terror attack since 9/11, by targeting India's financial capital, it brought India to its knees.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Late goal helps NorthEast draw game after Kerala take 2-goal lead
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 26 (IANS) Substitute Idrissa Sylla's 90th minute goal helped NorthEast United deny Kerala Blasters a win as the latter squandered a two-goal advantage, and the Indian Super League match ended in 2-2 draw on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Gujarat deputy CM orders action against those stacking Corona victim's bodies in hearse van
Gandhinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) The Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Thursday ordered strict action against all those responsible for treating Corona victims bodies in an inhuman way in a van in Gandhinagar.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Vigilance sleuths raid IFS officer in Odisha in disproportionate assets case
Bhubaneswar, Nov 26 (IANS) Vigilance sleuths have unearthed lavish lifestyle and massive wealth accumulated by 1987 batch Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Abhay Kant Pathak, said an official on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai HC admits writ petition for compensation to LVB shareholders
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Shareholders of the 94-year-old Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) have started knocking the doors of justice for a fair valuation of their bank, the amalgamation of which takes effect from Friday onwards.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
VW to face action for cheat devices, SC junks plea on quashing FIR
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a special leave petition (SLP) filed by German car manufacturer Skoda-Volkswagen (VW) seeking to quash an FIR registered over alleged installation of cheat emissions devices in its vehicles.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBDT to validate UDIN from ICAI portal for tax audit reports
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As part of its efforts to curb fake tax audit certifications by non-chartered accountants, the Income Tax Department on Thursday said that its e-filing portal has completed integration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) portal for validation of Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN).
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Protesting farmers keep Haryana, Delhi cops on toes
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The massive farmers' protest march from Punjab to Delhi kept the Haryana and Delhi police forces on their toes on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra reports 1k more Covid cases as recoveries outnumber
Amaravati, Nov 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 1,031 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.65 lakh even as 1,081 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
World Test Championship: Kohli hits out at new ICC points system
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday criticised the new ICC points system for the World Test Championship that ranks teams on percentage of points (PCT) instead of the overall points earned.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Peter Kerkar of Cox & Kings arrested by ED in money laundering case
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has arrested travel firm Cox and Kings' promoter Peter Kerkar in an alleged money laundering case, as per reports.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nivar effect: Met dept puts Bengaluruon Yellow alert for next 2 days
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a yellow alert in Bengaluru and surrounding districts on November 26 and 27.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The roll of dice seems to be in Australia's favour (Column: Close-in)
Millions of Indian cricket fans will finally watch their team in action on Friday. The three-match One-day International series Down Under against Australia is just the tasteful appetiser that every cricket lover would be looking forward to, before the T20 and the Test series follow. The Indian Premier League (IPL) did bring in some excitement but a duel between two of the top international sides in the world is an entirely different ball game.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Roshni land scam 'real face of Gupkar Gang': Anurag Thakur
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Union minister and BJP leader Anurag Thakur has termed the Gupkar Alliance of Kashmir parties as a threat to the unity of the country, claiming that the Roshni land scam is the "real face of the Gupkar Gang."
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP govt hell-bent on suppressing farmers: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday slammed the government for using excessive force to stop the farmers from marching towards Delhi to protest against the recently enacted farm laws, saying the present BJP government is hell-bent on suppressing the genuine demands and concerns of the farmers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Computer programmer hacked more than 30 websites for bitcoins in a drug case
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) The Bengaluru central crime branch police were reportedly stunned by the "hacking skills" employed by the 25-year-old computer programmer who was arrested last week.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengaluru temple priest arrested for raping 10-year-old
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) A 61-year-old priest in Bengaluru has been arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl at his daughter's home, located within the temple premises, police said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
P&G companies fined Rs 241 cr for not passing on GST cut benefits (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) has imposed a fine of over Rs 241.5 crore on P&G Home Products, P&G Hygiene and Healthcare and Gillette India Ltd for not passing on benefits of GST rate cut to the consumers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AG for live streaming cases, virtual hearings post-pandemic too
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Attorney General K.K. Venugopal on Thursday batted for live streaming of court cases and video conferencing as a norm in future for functioning of courts, which should not stop even after the pandemic is over.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Waste fishing gear threatens Ganges wildlife: Study
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Researchers have found that waste fishing gear in Ganges poses a serious threat to wildlife including otters, turtles and dolphins.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Environment/Wildlife
Headless body found in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 26 (IANS) A headless body of a man was found in an empty plot of land in Sector 47 of Gurugram on Thursday evening, the police said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha crosses 18 lakh Covid cases, infections, deaths rise
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 cases crossed the 18-lakh mark on Thursday even as new infections and deaths continued to rise along with active cases, causing concerns, health authorities said here.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Event organiser gang-raped at Gurugram hotel
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) A Delhi-based event organiser was allegedly gang-raped by four men in an upscale hotel after the accused offered her wine probably laced with drugs in Gurugram on November 24, the police said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonakshi leaves behind a piece of her heart as she leaves Maldives
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha on Thursday bid goodbye to Maldives, her favourite vacation spot, with a heavy heart.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
TCS founder, 'Father' of Indian IT industry F.C. Kohli no more
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Fakir Chand Kohli, the founder and the first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), passed away on Thursday after reportedly suffering a heart attack. He was 96.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology
'Social action litigation powerful tool to correct inefficiencies in govt delivery'
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) On the historic occasion of India's Constitution Day, Supreme Court judge Justice D.Y. Chandrachud delivered a special lecture to mark the event.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
WB govt replaces disgruntled leader Subhendu Adhikari from key post
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Amid speculations of possible defection, West Bengal irrigation and transport minister Suvendu Adhikari was removed from the post of Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners (HRBC) chairman on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
53% in India willing to switch jobs to avail remote work: Survey
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) More than half of the office-goers in India are willing to switch jobs if it meant they could work remotely, said a new survey on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Premiums on insurance bought during Oct-Mar eligible under LTC scheme
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Central government employees can claim reimbursement for premiums paid for insurance policies purchased between October 12, 2020 and March 31, 2021, under the leave travel concession (LTC) cash voucher scheme.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Barkha Singh: 'Please Find Attached Season 2' an enriching experience
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Influencer and actress Barkha Singh finds it an enriching experience to play the character of Sanya in the web series Please Find Attached Season 2.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Divine grace and TN government's measures cut down loss of lives due to Nivar'
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) A combination of factors -- divine as well as man made -- resulted in reduced number of casualties in Tamil Nadu due to the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar that crossed the state and neighbouring Puducherry's coast on Wednesday night and Thursday early morning, said a senior state government official.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priyanshu Painyuli on getting married in Covid era
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Priyanshu Painyuli is taking all precautions to ensure guests are safe at his marriage ceremony. The actor is getting married to his longtime girlfriend Vandana Joshi and the ceremonies are currently on till November 28.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
26/11 attacks result of Pakistan's mullah-military nexus
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Thursday marks the twelfth anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, also known as Indias 26/11. As is well known internationally, ten Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists from Pakistan reached Mumbai by sea, opened fire, took people hostages and killed 166 including 18 security personnel and some foreigners in the 60-hour siege.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
IMA scam: Baig hospitalised, CBI to wait till he returns to prison
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Expelled Congress leader R. Roshan Baig was shifted from the Parappana Agrahara Central Prison hospital to the Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences on Thursday over health complications.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
26/11 Attacks: When Maximum City relived 1993 serial blasts
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Twelve years back on this day, Mumbai was under siege. It lost 166 people and over 300 were injured; many families scarred for life. Ten Pakistani nationals who had sailed over from the Pakistani port city of Karachi had launched bomb and gun attacks at multiple locations. The world sat and watched the carnage live as it unfolded over four days at the majestic Taj Mahal Hotel.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Dogged pursuit': The four-legged bravehearts who saved Mumbai in 26/11
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Not only humans, but man's best friend also contributed in a big way to saving lives of hundreds of innocent people during and after the 26/11 Mumbai terror strike.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Huge renewable energy plans lie ahead for next decade: PM Modi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced that there are huge renewable energy deployment plans for India for the next decade which are likely to generate business prospects of around $20 billion per year.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Civilian injured in ceasefire violation by Pak in Poonch
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) One civilian was injured on Thursday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of J&K.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security