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States/UTs given Rs 96.13 cr to modernise police stations: Govt
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Centre has provided Rs 96.13 crore to states and Union Territories, between 2017-18 to 2020-21, for modernisation of police stations, the Parliament was told on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Jurisdiction of BSF increased to counter drones, UAVs: Govt
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The jurisdiction of the Border Security Force was increased up to 50 km from the border in some states with an aim to empower it to discharge its duties more effectively in the wake of use of technology like drones, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs), and so, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Can leave NDA if funds for constituency development not given: Manjhi
Patna, Dec 7 (IANS) Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) president Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday "threatened" to withdraw support from the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government if the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader does not sanction Rs 1,000 crore for the development of the constituencies of the former chief minister's party.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Two youths, surrendered militant killed by DNLA militants in Assam
Guwahati, Dec 7 (IANS) Two youths and a DNLA militant were killed and eight others injured at a designated camp for the militants in Assam's Dima Hasao district, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
406 elephants killed in Odisha during past 5 years
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) As many as 406 elephants have died in Odisha from 2016-17 to 2020-21, the Assembly was informed on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Digital banking push turned into pull factor: former SBI Chairman
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Digitisation of banking services in India, which started as a "push", has now turned into a "pull" factor, State Bank of India's former Chairman Rajnish Kumar said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dhankhar questions SEC's decision to hold KMC polls with state force
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Contradicting the State Election Commission's (SEC) decision to deploy state police force for conducting the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections scheduled on December 19, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar questioned the neutrality of the state force and said that central force can conduct the polls independently.
2021-12-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Table Tennis: China's Fan, Sun claim WTT Cup Finals titles
Singapore, Dec 7 (IANS) Chinese paddlers Fan Zhendong and Sun Yingsha emerged as winners in the men's and women's singles respectively at the newly-founded World Table Tennis (WTT) Cup Finals here on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
PMK demands detailed probe into 'fake' vaccination entries in TN
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) PMK founder-leader, Dr S. Ramadoss on Tuesday called upon the Tamil Nadu government to conduct a detailed probe into allegations of fake vaccination entries to jack up the figures.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
High alert at TN's Myladuthurai after caste tensions
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The police in Tamil Nadu's Myladuthurai district is on high alert following a stone-pelting incident at Pattavarati village, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Lok Sabha discusses Bill amending higher judiciary's salaries, service conditions
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday took up the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021, with several members raising concerns about the large number of pending cases.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Revenue of road construction cos to grow by 15% this fiscal: Crisil
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Strong order execution will swell the revenue of road engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies by 15 per cent this fiscal, compared to 5 per cent in the pandemic-marred last fiscal, said Crisil Ratings.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Enforce, follow Covid guidelines in Sadar Bazar, HC to cops
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Delhi Police to strictly enforce and follow all the Covid protocols on the ground while hearing a petition against the cops for not implementing Covid guidelines in the Sadar Bazar area even after many orders were passed by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA).
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Drone avionics, home solution for blood cell counting tech win Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) An integrated avionics system for drones, home solution for blood cell counting, and FM RDS Utilities are some of the most innovative technologies produced by Indian start-ups and students this year to win the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology's "Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge".
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology
WTA Awards: Barty is Player of the Year, Raducanu named newcomer of the Year
St. Petersberg (USA), Dec 7 (IANS) Australia's world number one Ashleigh Barty was crowned WTA Player of the Year for the second time and US Open champion Emma Raducanu won the Newcomer of the Year award, the governing body of the women's tennis said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Tennis
Want to bring back Mahatma Gandhi's India: Dr Farooq Abdullah
Jammu, Dec 7 (IANS) Lok Sabha member and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah said on Tuesday that his National Conference wants to bring back Mahatma Gandhi's India and expressed confidence that it will succeed in this struggle.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Domestic air passenger traffic grew 15-16% sequentially in Nov: ICRA
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic grew 15-16 per cent at around 104-105 lakh in November 2021, compared to 89.85 lakh in October 2021, said ratings agency ICRA.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India eliminated bottlenecks in defence production: MOS Defence
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India has eliminated all the bottlenecks in the defence manufacturing sector, which is attracting investors from various countries, Ajay Bhatt, Minister of State for Defence and Tourism, said while addressing the State Policy Conclave 2021 on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Mitchell looking to learn from recent performances as NZ wind up India tour
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Daryl Mitchell will take the learnings from the long winter, which included the World Test Championship final and the recently concluded Test series against India, to improve his game and do better in all three formats going into the long summer of cricket that they have on the schedule.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
NCDRC can seek 50% or entire amount of state panel order for stay: SC
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) can direct the deposit of the entire amount or more than 50 percent determined by the state commission for conditional stay.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
NITI Aayog to study geo-relief enabled governance for decision making
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with a private firm for a study entitled 'Geo-relief enabled governance to enhance evidence-based decision making'.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Science/Tech
K'taka: BJP legislators divided over Winter Session venue
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) The members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka are not on the same page over the Assembly's Winter Session venue even as the state government is all prepared to conduct the session at Suvarna Soudha in the state's Belagavi district from December 13-24.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
ISL 2021-22: FC Goa defeat SC East Bengal to register first win of season
Vasco (Goa), Dec 7 (IANS) FC Goa registered the first win of the season after defeating SC East Bengal 4-3 in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2021-22 match on Tuesday at the Tilak Maidan Stadium, Goa.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
TA'ZIZ, Reliance agree to launch joint venture for $2 bn chemicals project in Ruwais
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Abu Dhabi Chemicals Derivatives Company RSC Ltd (TAZIZ) and Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) have agreed to launch a chemical production joint venture at the TAZIZ Industrial Chemicals Zone in Ruwais.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Undisclosed credits worth Rs 20,353 cr detected via Panama, Paradise paper leaks: Minister
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The government has detected total undisclosed credits amounting to Rs 20,353 crore with respect to over 900 India-linked entities in the Panama and Paradise Paper leaks, the Parliament was told on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Int'l passengers mandated to file self-declaration form on 'Air Suvidha' portal
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) To ensure smooth passage of international travellers arriving in India, the Centre on Tuesday mandated contactless self-declaration by them on the 'Air Suvidha' portal.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Relief package announced for Gujarat fishermen
Gandhinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Tuesday announced a relief package of Rs 265 lakh for the damages suffered by the fishermen in the state's Amreli and Gir Somnath districts recently due to heavy winds.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Lawyer gunned down in Bihar's Gopalganj
Patna, Dec 7 (IANS) A lawyer was gunned down by unidentified assailants in Bihar's Gopalganj district on Tuesday, police said.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN Public Service Commission releases annual recruitment planner
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) on Tuesday released the annual recruitment planner for 2022 that will fill thousands of posts.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
More than 32 crore allocated to PCI in last 4 years: Anurag Thakur
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Government of India has allocated more than Rs 32 crore to the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) under the Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations during the period of 2017-18 to 2021-22, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said in the Parliament on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Citroen to increase price of C5 Aircross SUV
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Automaker Citroen India said it will increase price for its C5 Aircross SUV with effect from January 1, 2022.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Two die, over dozen ill in Bihar's Samastipur after consuming poisonous liquor
Patna, Dec 7 (IANS) Days after three deaths in Bihar's Vaishali allegedly due to drinking poisonous liquor, two persons died and over one dozen fell seriously ill in the state's Samastipur district on Tuesday due to the same reason, as per their kin.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TRS gets closer to opposition due to home political compulsions
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) With the BJP's victory in the Huzurabad bypolls indicating its increasing footprint in Telangana, the state's ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), which had come to the rescue of the government on multiple times in the upper house of Parliament, on Tuesday decided to boycott the remaining part of the Parliament session on the issue of paddy procurement in the state.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nagaland to ask Centre to repeal AFSPA; Hornbill Fest called off
Kohima, Dec 7 (IANS) The Nagaland government on Tuesday in its first cabinet meeting -- after the December 4 firing by the security forces that left 14 civilians dead and 30 others injured, decided to urge the Central government once again to withdraw the Armed Forces Special Power Act, 1958 (AFSPA) from the state.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
KatVic Wedding: All set for Sangeet ceremony
Jaipur, Dec 7 (IANS) The Six Senses Fort Barwara hotel at Chauth Ka Barwara in Sawai Madhopur district has been illuminated with fancy lights to host the wedding rituals of celebrity couple Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Cinema/Showbiz
1 killed, seven injured as speeding Benz car causes chain accident
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) In a tragic incident, one person died and seven others injured when an overspeeding Benz car rammed into another car from behind, causing a chain accident in Bengaluru on Tuesday, police said.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
KatVic Wedding: Wedding rituals commence at Fort Barwara
Jaipur, Dec 7 (IANS) The rituals for the much-anticipated wedding between Bollywood stars Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif got underway on Tuesday at the Six Senses Fort Barwara, the venue for the celebrity wedding in Sawai Madhopur district, near here.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Cinema/Showbiz
'Maitree Divas' marks India-Bangladesh friendship
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) Braving day-long incessant rain, around 2,000 pro-liberation campaigners on Tuesday held rallies across Bangladesh, marking the "Maitree Divas" as a shining testament to the historic bond between Bangladesh and India.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ashes 2021-22: Not impossible to beat Australia at Gabba, says Jos Buttler
Brisbane, Dec 7 (IANS) On the eve of the first Test of the 2021-22 Ashes, England wicket-keeper batter Jos Buttler on Tuesday said that it's not impossible to beat Australia at Gabba, where the hosts have an intimidating record over the years.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Hydrogen sulphide gas suppresses HIV infection, finds study
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) In a breakthrough in the fight against HIV infection, researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and their collaborators have identified a key role played by hydrogen sulphide (H2S) gas in suppressing the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,Health/Medicine
'Hazard to society': SC says no leniency for narcotic drug smugglers
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said those involved in smuggling of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances are a hazard to society as it junked a Pakistani national's challenge to a Delhi High Court judgment dismissing his plea seeking concurrent running of sentences in two separate narcotics cases.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
NEET PG: Health Ministry asks SC to expedite matter, medicos continue stir
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry has requested the Supreme Court for early listing and hearing of the matter on the EWS quota so that counselling for the NEET PG could start, as the resident doctors' strike protesting against the delay entered its 11th day on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Seaweed cultivation empowers rural population of Rameswaram
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Farming seaweed has become a viable and highly beneficial part of expanding the blue economy with success stories from rural areas of Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Messenger Kids gets Dark Mode, voice effects, games in chat
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Facebook Messenger Kids now offers a Dark Mode, new audio effects for voice messages and games right in your chat thread.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Four women stripped, dragged through Faisalabad market
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The police in Pakistan have arrested five men on charges of assaulting, stripping and filming four women in Faisalabad's Bawa Chak Market, the Dawn reported.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Neogen Chemicals' shares up 570% since listing, 139% just in 2021
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Shares of Neogen Chemicals have risen a whopping 570 per cent since its debut on the exchanges in 2019.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Wearing a mask could lower the risk by up to 225 times
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Wearing a face mask is better than social distancing at preventing you from catching Covid, a study suggests, Daily Mail reported.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Jail' team releases BTS video of hit number 'Nagarodi'
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The makers of director Vasantabalan's much-awaited 'Jail' on Tuesday released a behind-the-scenes video of the fiery hit number 'Nagarodi', which has garnered over 1.5 million views on YouTube.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Women's football nationals: Manipur beat Odisha, to meet Railways in Final
Kozhikode, Dec 7 (IANS) Manipur defeated Odisha on penalties in the second semi-final of the Hero Senior Women's National Football Championship 2021-22 at the EMS Corporation Stadium here on Tuesday to set up a clash with Railways in the final on December 9.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
IIT-Kanpur scholar wins Young Geospatial Scientist award
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Ropesh Goyal from IIT-Kanpur on Tuesday won the 'Young Geospatial Scientist' award in recognition of his unique contribution towards the development of the Indian Geoid Model and computation software.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech
Zareen Khan collaborates with Jordan Sandhu for Punjabi music video 'Chann Chann'
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actress Zareen Khan is all excited for her new Punjabi music video 'Chann Chann' for which she has collaborated with Jordan Sandhu.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Desperate opposition rides human rights bandwagon to stage comeback in Kashmir
New Delhi, Dec 7: Peoples clashes with the Police and security forces, marked by heavy stone pelting and violent demonstrators, which were a routine in Kashmir from 2015 to August 2019, have subsided after withdrawal of the erstwhile States special constitutional status. There has been no major news of what a section of the media and politicians used to call 'agitational terrorism.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Punjab CM gets second jab, appeals for vaccination
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) After getting the jab for the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday appealed to the people to get vaccinated at the earliest without showing any sort of complacency to prevent themselves from the possible infection from the new Omicron variant.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Director Destin Cretton to start working on 'Shang-Chi' sequel
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) As a part of his exclusive multi-year deal with Marvel Studios and Hulu's Onyx Collective, director Destin Cretton will soon start working on the sequel to 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' as a writer and director.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Govt. pumps in Rs. 423 crore in North Eastern region under Khelo India scheme
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) To boost participation in the North Eastern Region and Bhagalpur, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has pumped in Rs 423.01 crore under the various schemes under the Khelo India scheme, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Fadnavis hints at ex-Goa CM Rane's exit from Congress
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP's Goa desk in-charge Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday hinted at breaking away of one more Congress MLA, former Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane, on a day when another former Congress Chief Minister Ravi Naik formally joined Goa's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2021-12-07
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Modern Extraction Wells' to resolve East Delhi's drinking water woes
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Delhi government has constructed 30 'Modern Extraction Wells' that will help deliver purified water -- six to eight times more than ordinary wells, and resolve the problem of drinking water in the East Delhi areas.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
JD-S will not ally with BJP for Karnataka council polls: Kumaraswamy
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday stated that his Janata Dal-Secular would not forge any alliance with the ruling BJP in the state.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Bigg Boss 15': Rakhi Sawant first contestant to win Ticket To Finale task?
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) As the coming episode will see contestants engaging in the Ticket To Finale task inside the 'Bigg Boss 15' house, the non-VIPs have an opportunity to win the prize money and the 'Sanchalaks' are the VIPs themselves.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
One of the highest devaluations of Pak currency in Imran's tenure
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The value of the Pakistani rupee has fallen by 30.5 per cent against the US dollar over the last three years and four months under the Imran Khan-led government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
2021-12-07
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Don't travel to Kolkata, says Goa CM citing violence in Bengal capital
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday cautioned Goans from travelling to Kolkata alleging large scale violence in the capital of the Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0': State signs MoUs of Rs 5,051 crore
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Marking another achievement, the Maharashtra government has signed 12 MoUs worth around Rs 5,051 crore at the 8th 'Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0' investor summit, Industry Minister Subhash Desai said here on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
Pakistani churches on high alert, amp up security following rise of Taliban
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS/ 101 Reporters) At a meeting of Catholic and Protestant leaders in Pakistan, the senior clergy agreed to tighten surveillance and take additional security measures, especially during Sunday services. With the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan, there are serious concerns of extremist incidents aimed at minority communities, especially the Christians as Christmas draws near.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
Equity indices rise sharply on value buying, global cues; Sensex rises over 800 pts (Roundup)
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Value buying along with positive global cues lifted India's key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Israel's Opaganib Covid pill may be potent against Omicron
Tel Aviv, Dec 7 (IANS) Israel-based RedHill Biopharma on Tuesday announced that its Covid pill Opaganib is expected to be unaffected by mutations associated with Omicron and other known Coronavirus' variants of concern.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Former Congress CM quits as MLA, joins BJP
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Hours after resigning as a Congress MLA, former Goa Chief Minister Ravi Naik formally joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday, ahead of the 2022 state assembly polls.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Villarreal striker Moreno goes for win in last Champions League group clash
Madrid, Dec 7 (IANS) Villarreal striker Gerard Moreno insists his side can't afford to sit back and play for a draw when they take on Atalanta away in their final Champions League group game on Wednesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Kichcha Sudeepa's 'Vikrant Rona' 3D release locked for Feb 24
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) After raising anticipation of movie-goers with a series of poster and teaser releases, the producers of Kichcha Sudeepa's mystery-thriller 'Vikrant Rona' have finally revealed that the 3D movie will hit the big screen on February 24, 2022.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Probably first time': SC on joint request by Prashant Bhushan, Solicitor General
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday sought time from the Supreme Court on a plea by a woman residing in Noida against the road blockade by farmers at the Delhi-UP border protesting against the three (now repealed) contentious farm laws.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Gurugram Friday Namaz row: Conflict between Muslim groups now
Gurugram, Dec 7 (IANS) Amid the ongoing row over offering Friday prayers on open places in Gurugram, a new conflict on a similar issue emerged between the Muslim groups on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Sanam Shetty offers insight on who's doing well in 'Bigg Boss Tamil 5'
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actress and former 'Bigg Boss' contestant Sanam Shetty says she hasn't got any favourites in 'Bigg Boss Tamil 5', but adds that four contestants seem to have good gameplans and are doing well.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
Pakistan wants 'India-like' ties with US
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) In recent months, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been beseeching the US for civilised relations, as 'civilised as they are between the US and India.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Tennis: Bengaluru to host back-to-back ATP Challenger events in February
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) Tennis fans in the country will a look to look forward to when the Bengaluru Open returns after the Covid break with two weeks of pulsating action as the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) will host two back-to-back ATP Challenger Events slated to begin from February 7 next year. The two events will offer total prize money of US$ 107,000 and will be played at the KSLTA Stadium here.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
'KatVic' wedding: Welcome note from wedding venue goes viral
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) As Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif's wedding celebrations kicked off on Tuesday, a welcome note by the organisers for the guests in attendance at Hotel Six Senses Fort Barwara is making waves on the Internet.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Gandhi's India' turning into 'Godse's India': Mehbooba Mufti
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday slammed the Narendra Modi-led Central government, saying that "the India of Mahatma Gandhi is gradually turning into the India of Nathuram Godse".
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Padma Shri awardee Nanda Kishore Prusty passes away, PM condoles demise
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) Padma Shri awardee and centenarian teacher from Odisha, Nanda Kishore Prusty, who was fondly called Nanda Sir, passed away at a private hospital here on Tuesday, family sources said.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Politics
Sasikala calls on Rajinikanth at his Poes Garden residence
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Expelled AIADMK interim General Secretary V.K. Sasikala on Tuesday evening called on the South Indian superstar Rajinikanth at his Poes Garden residence here.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Goa tracking down 'each and every aspect' of five Omicron suspects
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Even as Goa health authorities have sent samples of five sailors suspected of being infected with Omicron to a Pune laboratory for genome sequencing, a simultaneous effort is underway to track down the movements and travel histories of the five, who include Russian and Georgian nationals, in India before they tested positive for Covid, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
2nd Test, Day 4: Bangladesh 76/7 at stumps after Pakistan declare 1st innings at 300/4
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) Bangladesh slipped to 76/7 at stumps on Day 4 of the second Test after Pakistan declared at 300/4 in their first innings, here on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Cyber Police in Kashmir recovers, returns smartphones worth lakhs
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police's Cyber Police, Kashmir Zone. has recovered missing mobile phones worth lakhs of rupees and handed them over to the rightful owners, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Akhilesh says SP will oust BJP in UP; Jayant Chaudhary announces SP-RLD alliance (Ld)
Meerut, Dec 7 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said that SP will oust the saffron party from power in Uttar Pradesh in next year's Assembly polls.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
TRAU FC will take on Indian Arrows in I-League opener
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) TRAU FC will take on the Indian Arrows in the opener of the 15th edition of the I-League scheduled to begin at the Mohun Bagan Ground in Kolkata on December 26.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' hit with bans in Middle East
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) After 'Eternals', another Disney film - Steven Spielberg's upcoming remake of classic 'West Side Story' - has run into rough weather in the Middle East. The film won't be available for exhibition in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rs 17 lakh stolen from ATM in Andhra
Amaravati, Dec 7 (IANS) A gang of burglars looted Rs 17 lakh from an ATM in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa town by using gas cutters, police said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tesla replacing faulty Autopilot cameras in some cars: Report
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Elon Musk-owned electric car maker Tesla is reportedly replacing repeater cameras in the front fenders of at least several hundred Model S, X and 3 vehicles made in Fremont, California, although the company has not yet initiated a voluntary recall.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Chinar Corps conducts heliborne exercise in Kashmir's higher reaches
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) The Srinagar-based Chinar Corps has conducted a helicopter-borne training and validation exercise in the higher reaches of Kashmir Valley, the army said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
All-India Police Hockey: Karnataka State Police survive a scare, draw 1-1 to make quarters
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) Hosts Karnataka State Police held Uttar Pradesh Police to a 1-1 draw in a tense Pool D match to advance into the quarter-finals of the 70th All India Police Hockey Championships here on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Not 'safe' to use only co-accused's confession to convict accused: SC
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the alleged confessional statements of co-accused, in the absence of corroborative evidence, is not safe to convict an accused as it acquitted an accused charged with murder of a Haryana Police head constable and conspiracy.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
ED raids former IFS officer's home in PMLA case
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said they conducted searches at the residential premise of a former Indian Forest Service officer Abhay Kant Pathak, in connection with a case lodged under PMLA against him and his son.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ridhima, Saaniya among favourites for 14th Leg of WPGT
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Ridhima Dilawari will have a chance to pick up a title towards the end of the season as the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour comes to its closing stages with the 14th Leg of the Tour.
2021-12-07
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Golf
Farmers' protest: Govt submits written assurance, SKM may take final call on Wed
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Farmers' agitation on the borders of the national capital is likely to end soon as the Centre on Tuesday gave a written assurance on their demands.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ashes 2021-22: England, Australia renew rivalry at Gabba (preview)
Brisbane, Dec 7 (IANS) In their bid to regain the Ashes, the Joe Root-led England will face Pat Cummins' Australia in the first match of the five-match series as one of the biggest rivalries in Test cricket resumes, here on Wednesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Google rolls out voice, video call features to Gmail app
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Tech giant Google is rolling out one-on-one voice and video calls for Google Chat inside the Gmail app on iOS and Android.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
IND v NZ: It was great to see a dominating victory at home, says Zaheer Khan
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The first Test between India and New Zealand, which witnessed a climatic finish, put in the spotlight the heroics of two debutants -- Shreyas Iyer scoring a century and a half-century to break all records, and New Zealander Rachin Ravindra playing a resilient knock to ensure his survived to force a draw on the last day at Kanpur.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Global report questions BYJU'S meteoric rise in India
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) With more than six million paying users, and a 85 per cent renewal rate, edtech unicorn BYJU's has had a glorious run in India, particularly since the Covid-19 pandemic began. However, behind this meteoric rise lies customer disputes related to refunds and deficiency of services, parents being pushed into debt burden, and unsatisfied employees who were bullied with aggressive targets, the BBC reported.A
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Technology
Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC says no more putting off Perarivalan's plea
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it is not keen on granting any further adjournments on the plea of A.G. Perarivalan, convicted for former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination, seeking remission of his sentence.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Critical equipment for N-power plant in India getting ready in Russia
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Russia's integrated nuclear power player Rosatom on Tuesday said one of the critical components for the upcoming 1,000 MW atomic power unit at Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam is getting ready in Russia.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology
CBI nabs CGST Inspector in Maha's Palghar for graft
Palghar (Maharashtra), Dec 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an Inspector of Central Good & Services Tax in Maharashtra's Palghar for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a complainant, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian Oil Skytanking Ltd to set up fuel farm at Noida Int'l Airport
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Noida International Airport has awarded Indian Oil Skytanking Ltd. (IOSL) a 30-year concession to design, build, and operate fuel infrastructure, including multi-user fuel farm and hydrant system for the airport.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
DJ, wrestler among 3 held for arms trafficking in Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested three persons, including a DJ and a wrestler, for trafficking of illegal arms, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Work on Yogi Babu's next film begins with 'pooja'
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Work on comedian Yogi Babu's next Tamil film directed by Malayalam director Rejishh Midhila began with a simple 'pooja' here on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Thackeray Jr asks Centre to slash minimum vax age to 15
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) With Maharashtra reporting 10 case of Omicron variant of Covid-19, state Tourism Minister Aditya Thackeray on Tuesday urged the Centre to slash the minimum vaccination age from 18 to 15 years.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kangana Ranaut's 'Tejas' to release in theatres next year
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Tejas' is all set to release in cinemas on October 5, 2022. The movie is about Indian Air Force pilot Tejas Gill, played by Kangana.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Six Tottenham players, two members of coaching staff found Covid-19 positive: Report
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur have been hit by a Covid-19 outbreak ahead of Thursday's Europa League match against Rennes as up to six Tottenham first-team players and two members of backroom staff are believed to have tested positive. Tottenham declined to comment when contacted by Sky Sports News.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
FIR against Omicron-positive S African national for fleeing B'luru
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike has filed a case under the Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Act, 2020 against a South African national for fleeing the country while under quarantine in Bengaluru, police said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
FIR against Omicron-positive S African national for fleeing B'luru
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike has filed a case under the Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Act, 2020 against a South African national for fleeing the country while under quarantine in Bengaluru, police said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Amicus Curiae to look into mosquito menace in Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has appointed advocate Rajat Aneja as Amicus Curiae to assist the Court in suggesting ways to deal with the menace of large scale breeding of mosquitoes in the national capital, which results in vector-borne diseases such as malaria, chikungunya, and dengue, causing numerous fatalities every year.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Balakrishna gets emotional about his legendary father and controversies over his death
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) The latest promo of Nandamuri Balakrishna's celebrity talk show 'Unstoppable With NBK' depicts the host speaking emotionally about his late father and Telugu cinema icon N.T. Rama Rao.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
First-made in India F16 wing gets certification from Lockheed Martin
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Lockheed Martin on Tuesday formally recognised Tata-Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Ltd (TLMAL) as a potential future co-producer of F16 fighter wings.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Sand mafia in Punjab worth Rs 20,000 crore: Kejriwal
Amritsar, Dec 7 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the sand mafia in Punjab alone runs illegal business of over Rs 20,000 crore.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Geospatial sector set to grow almost 14%, experts call for forward looking policy
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Experts on Tuesday called for a forward-looking, industry-enabling policy on geospatial mapping and data, a sector that is set to grow at a significantly moderate rate at 13.39 per cent CAGR, from Rs 14,050 crore in 2021 to Rs 23,200 crore in 2025.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Science/Tech
Waseem Mushtaq resumes shoot after wedding of industry friends
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Waseem Mushtaq, who plays the character of Lalit Kashyap in TV show 'Sasural Simar Ka 2', has resumed shooting after attending marriage of his TV colleagues
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Millions of YouTube videos get hit with incorrect copyright claims: Report
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) More than 2.2 million YouTube videos were hit with copyright claims that were later overturned between January and June of this year, says a new report.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
India is not one economy but aggregate of economies: Meenakshi Lekhi
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Minister of State for External Affairs, Meenakshi Lekhi, said on Tuesday that India is not just "one economy, but an aggregate of various economies".
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ISL 2021-22: Hyderabad face Bengaluru in crunch clash
Bambolim (Goa), Dec 7 (IANS) Following a 1-1 draw with Jamshedpur FC in a tough encounter last week, Hyderabad FC are back in action in the Indian Super League (ISL) when they welcome Bengaluru FC for their second game of a packed month on Wednesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Leading TN retail chain suppressed sales of Rs 1000 cr: IT Dept
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The Income Tax department on Tuesday said that a leading retail chain group that has branches across Tamil Nadu has suppressed sales worth Rs 1,000 crore over the past few years.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Verdict in 29 days: Death penalty to rape and murder convict
Gandhinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) A Special POCSO Court in Gujarat on Tuesday awarded death penalty to a person convicted of raping and murdering a two and a half year old girl child, officials said.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Drugs worth over Rs 508 cr seized in Manipur, one Myanmarese held
Impahl, Dec 7 (IANS) In the biggest ever drug haul in northeast India, the Assam Rifles and the police in Manipur have seized over 154 kg 'methamphetamine' tablets and more than 54 kg heroin worth over Rs 508 crore and arrested one Myanmar national, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Action initiated to set up genome sequencing labs in K'taka: Bommai
Hubballi (Karnataka), Dec 7 (IANS) The Karnataka government has already initiated action to establish genome sequencing labs in the state, and the Health Secretary has been instructed to look into the needs of procuring necessary equipment and experts for the purpose, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Karan Bhanushali on sharing the screen with his father in 'Happu Ki Ultan Paltan'
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Karan Bhanushali will be soon seen in the role of a paying guest in the sitcom 'Happu Ki Ultan Paltan'. He talks about his role and sharing screen space with his father and actor Kishore Bhanushali in the show.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Congress seeks probe into illegal construction at UNESCO-endorsed church
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday demanded a judicial probe or an investigation by an independent agency into alleged illegalities in the construction of a bungalow in the protected area surrounding the 17th century heritage church complex in Old Goa near Panaji.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Religion
Instagram launches 'Take a Break,' other features for teens
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) After whistleblower Frances Haugen leaked internal company research suggesting Instagram's negative effect on teenagers, the Meta-owned photo-sharing platform on Tuesday launched a 'Take a Break' and other safety features for teenagers.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Women's football nationals: Railways beat Mizoram to enter Final
Kozhikode, Dec 7 (IANS) Railways beat Mizoram 6-5 on penalties after they remained locked 1-1 at the end of extra time in the first semifinals of the Women's National Football Championship (NFC) at the EMS Corporation Stadium here on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Kajal Pisal: Fooling a woman emotionally and physically is a cowardly act
Mumbai , Dec 7 (IANS) Actress Kajal Pisal, who is currently seen in 'Sirf Tum', has talked about her character in the show and how it relates with the serious issues that women face in society.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Lawyer files complaint against JNUSU over Babri Masjid protest march
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A Delhi-based lawyer on Tuesday filed a police complaint against Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) over organising an event and protest march demanding reconstruction of the demolished Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cloud firm Genesys raises $580 mn at $21 bn valuation
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) Global Cloud company Genesys on Tuesday announced it has raised $580 million in a new funding round, taking its valuation to $21 billion.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
KMC polls: No need for central forces, SEC tells Raj Bhawan
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Putting an end to the month-long debate whether central forces will be deployed for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections scheduled on December 19, the State Election Commission (SEC) informed the Raj Bhawan on Tuesday that it is satisfied with the deployment mechanism of Kolkata Police and there is no need to depute central forces for the KMC polls at this moment.
2021-12-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Accused in fake certificate racket arrested in J&K
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) An accused in a fake certificate racket, who was evading arrest for the last 3 years, was apprehended on Tuesday by the Jammu and Kashmir Police's Crime Branch.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amarinder lashes out Congress over Maken's appointment
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday lashed out at the Congress high command for appointing Ajay Maken as the Chairman of the screening committee for shortlisting candidates for the next Vidhan Sabha elections in Punjab.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
New Zealand's Williamson likely to be out of action for two months, says coach Stead
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been ruled out for the next two months and is likely to miss much of the home International summer due to a recurring elbow injury.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Malala delivers Afghan school girl's message to Blinken
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Malala Yousfzai, activist for female education and Nobel Peace Prize winner, delivered the message of Foroutan Sotooda, an Afghan school girl, to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US President Joe Biden, Tolo News reported.
2021-12-07
Category: International, India,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Malala delivers Afghan school girl's message to Blinken
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Malala Yousfzai, activist for female education and Nobel Peace Prize winner, delivered the message of Foroutan Sotooda, an Afghan school girl, to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US President Joe Biden, Tolo News reported.
2021-12-07
Category: International, India,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Magician drives vehicle blindfolded to 'open Vijayan's eyes'
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) An internationally acclaimed magician in Kerala on Tuesday drove his Jeep blindfolded -- terming it "a symbolic protest to open Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's eyes" towards the plight and suffering of the stage artistes and performers.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Abid Ali, Southee and Warner nominated for ICC Player of the Month
Dubai, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistan's Abid Ali, New Zealand pacer Tim Southee and Australian opener David Warner have been nominated for the 'ICC Player of the Month' for November following their performances in the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and the subsequent Test series.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'KatVic' wedding: Vicky's family all set to welcome Katrina with 'Mehendi' bash
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) The stage is set for Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif's wedding with the celebrations kicking off with a 'Sangeet' ceremony on Tuesday followed by the 'Mehendi' ceremony on December 8.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Omicron positive doctor in K'taka again tests Covid positive
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) The 46-year doctor who tested positive for Omicron variant has tested positive for Covid-19 in RT-PCR test even after completing 14 days of quarantine period, Karnataka Health Department sources said.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Samantha bares her heart on divorce: 'I thought I'd crumble and die'
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu has at last opened up on her divorce from Akkineni Naga Chaitanya and the impact it had on her mental health.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Researchers asks Meta to be more transparent on kids' mental health
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A global coalition of researchers has called on Meta to be more transparent and serious about the mental health of child and adolescent users on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, as debate rises over the harmful impact these platforms have on the minds of children.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Farmers meet at Singhu border, get draft copy from Centre on 6 demands
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Even as the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) was holding a meeting on Tuesday at the Singhu border to chalk out a future course of action, the Centre sent the agitating farmers a draft copy regarding their demands, which were discussed in the meeting.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jeff Bezos' Earth Fund commits another $443 mn to boost conservation
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has pledged $443 million in grant as part of his Earth Fund to fight climate change, protect and restore nature, and advance environmental justice and economic opportunity.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
India better prepared to face Omicron, says health expert
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) India is better prepared to face the Omicron wave, if it comes, but people should always wear double face masks as these continue to be the best protection against any variant and take vaccines while regulatory authorities should authorise emergency use of two oral drugs for treatment of Covid-19, said a health systems expert.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
OnePlus 9, 9 Pro starts receiving Oxygen OS 12 update
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Smartphone maker OnePlus on Tuesday announced that it has started rolling out Android 12 update based on OxygenOS 12 for the OnePlus 9 as well as 9 Pro users in India.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Aakash Talwar opens up on new beginnings as his role ends in 'Molkki'
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Aakash Talwar's character as an antagonist Arjun Bajwa in the TV show 'Molkki' has ended now and he shares his experience of doing the show.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Microsoft to skill 1 lakh Indians in cybersecurity by 2022
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) To empower India's workforce for a career in cybersecurity, tech giant Microsoft on Tuesday launched a cybersecurity skilling programme that aims to skill over 1 lakh Indians by 2022.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Microsoft to skill 1 lakh Indians in cybersecurity by 2022
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) To empower India's workforce for a career in cybersecurity, tech giant Microsoft on Tuesday launched a cybersecurity skilling programme that aims to skill over 1 lakh Indians by 2022.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Chhattisgarh working to realise Gandhi's 'Gram Swaraj' dream: Baghel
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Tuesday that his government is working hard to realise Mahatma Gandhi's dream of 'Gram Swaraj' ever since it took charge.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
20 people missing after fishing boat capsizes in B'desh
Dhaka, Dec 7 (IANS) At least 20 people were reported missing after their fishing vessel capsized in Bangladesh amid the cyclonic storm Jawad, an official said on Tuesday, adding that search operations were underway.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Selection not in my control, focusing on performance: Punam Raut on losing spot in ODIs
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Veteran batter Punam Raut, who has lost her spot in the Indian women's cricket team's ODI setup in the past few months, has said that selection is not in her control and she can only focus on her performance. Raut added that she will prove herself once again and win matches for the country, whenever she gets the opportunity.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
RS adjourned for the day amid Oppn ruckus
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Amid Opposition ruckus in the Rajya Sabha, no business could be conducted on Tuesday as the House was adjourned for the day.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
IANS Review: 'Avijatrik': A mesmerising attempt in Ray's league (IANS Rating: ***1/2)
Film: 'Avijatrik' (Showing in theatres), Duration: 136 minutes
2021-12-07
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Modi warns BJP MPs: Bring change in your behaviour, otherwise change will happen
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) In a meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Party on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked all the party MPs to regularly attend the Parliament sessions and actively participate in the legislative work. As per sources, the Prime Minister cautioned the MPs to 'bring a change in their behaviour as otherwise changes will happen'.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Krafton invests $6mn in Arabic mobile games publisher
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) Krafton, a South Korean gaming giant behind the global smash hit "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" (PUBG), on Tuesday said that it has invested $6 million in an Arabic mobile games publisher
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Australian central bank flags Omicron uncertainty
Canberra, Dec 7 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) said on Tuesday that it would maintain "accommodative monetary policy" into December, flagging the new threat of the Omicron Covid-19 variant to the economy.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Unemployment rate in Philippines dips to 7.4%
Manila, Dec 7 (IANS) Around 3.50 million Filipinos were out of work in October, down from the 4.25 million reported in September, according to a Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) survey released on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Queensland to reopen domestic hotspots next week
Brisbane, Dec 7 (IANS) Queensland will reopen domestic hotspots from December 13 onwards, as the Australian state has nearly reached the 80 per cent Covid-19 vaccination milestone, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Politics
NIT Andhra team develops nanoparticle-powered food packaging materials
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Researchers at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Andhra Pradesh have developed nanotechnology-based food packaging materials that enhances shelf-life, maintains quality, retains flavour and colour of packed food materials.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Health/Medicine
Japan's household expenditures dropped 0.6% in Oct
Tokyo, Dec 7 (IANS) Japan's household expenditures dropped a real year-on-year 0.6 per cent in October, down for the third straight month, due to a plunge in purchases of furniture and other household goods, government data revealed on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Northwest India to get colder by 4 degrees
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) In its latest forecast on Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that there will be a gradual fall in the minimum temperatures by 2 to 4 degrees Celsius over most parts of northwest India, including Delhi, in the next four to five days.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Bigg Boss 15': Contestants' family members being brought inside the house?
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' is all set to witness an emotional twist as the makers are planning to bring the contestants' family members inside the house.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
T'gana journalist Teenmaar Mallanna joins BJP
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Telangana journalist Teenmaar Mallanna on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ISL: SC East Bengal, FC Goa still searching for their maiden wins
Vasco da Gama (Goa), Dec 7 (IANS) Kolkata giants SC East Bengal (SCEB) will be looking for their maiden win when they take on another underperforming club FC Goa in an Indian Super League (ISL) game at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here later on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Prabhas donates Rs 1 crore to Andhra CM Relief Fund for flood victims
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Prabhas has donated a huge amount of Rs 1 crore to the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Relief Fund. After the recent floods which caused devastation in some areas of the state, the 'Baahubali' actor has donated the money.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Caste census not possible at Central level, let states do: BJP leader
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) In response to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's statement regarding caste census, Bihar BJP president Sanjay Jaiswal on Tuesday clarified that it was not possible at the Centre's level. The Centre has clarified its stand on the issue by giving an affidavit in the Supreme Court.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
FB Gaming launching interactive PAC-MAN game
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Meta, formerly known as Facebook, is launched PAC-MAN COMMUNITY on Facebook Gaming to connect players and gaming creators to the classic game in a new way.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Qantas gears up for soaring Christmas deliveries demand
Canberra, Dec 7 (IANS) Australian flag carrier Qantas announced on Tuesday that is boosting its fleet of freight planes to handle the boom in parcel deliveries this Christmas as well as the nation's ever-rising increase in online shopping.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Business/Economy,Politics
Unicef launches largest ever single-nation appeal for Afghanistan
Kabul, Dec 7 (IANS) The Unicef on Tuesday launched the largest-ever single-nation appeal for $2 billion to respond to the humanitarian needs in Afghanistan.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Central Bank of Libya announces unification plan
Tripoli, Dec 7 (IANS) The Central Bank of Libya has announced a plan to end years of division between the eastern and western banks of the country.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Business/Economy
Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Awards give me confidence to select my work
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who often represents India on the global stage with awards and recognitions, doesn't keep a close watch on the honours that come his way but they do serve an important function for him.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
48 people killed in tribal conflict in Darfur
Khartoum, Dec 7 (IANS) At least 48 people were killed in a tribal conflict in Sudan's West Darfur state, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) said in a statement.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
'Bigg Boss 15': Ticket to Finale task creates differences among VIPs
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) The promo of the upcoming episode of 'Bigg Boss 15' shows how the 'Ticket To Finale' task has created a rift between the VIP contestants.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Guterres appoints new special adviser on Libya
United Nations, Dec 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Stephanie Williams of the US as his special adviser on Libya.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Guterres appoints new special adviser on Libya
United Nations, Dec 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Stephanie Williams of the US as his special adviser on Libya.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sardar Patel's portrait by Vrindavan artist Kanhai to be displayed at Statue of Unity museum
Agra Dec 7 (IANS) Well-known Vrindavan artist Padam Sri Krishan Kanhai's portrait of Sardar Patel with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be sent to the museum at the Statue of Unity, for display.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
'KatVic' wedding: Sisters to attend, but Salman likely to skip it
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) As the suspense surrounding Salman Khan's attendance at the much-hyped wedding of Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal grows with every passing minute, the superstar's family is expected to attend the event. Katrina is said to be close to Khan's sisters, Arpita and Alvira.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google Pixel Watch official images revealed ahead of launch
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Google is reportedly working on its own in-house smartwatch that's set to launch in 2022 and now in a new YouTube video the search engine giant's poster images for the Pixel Watch are revealed.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
1984 riots: Ex-Cong leader Sajjan Kumar charged with 2 murders
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A Delhi court has announced charges against former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 riots case, in connection with two murders in Delhi's Raj Nagar locality.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
MP govt to provide subsidies to films with 70% local artists
Bhopal, Dec 7 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government will provide subsidies to films that feature 70 per cent artists from the state, Transport and Revenue Minister Govind Singh Rajput said on Tuesday while addressing a gathering at the ongoing Khajuraho International Film Festival (KIFF).
2021-12-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Govt, Oppn lock horns over long march on Pakistan Day
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed called the decision of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) to announce a long march on March 23 marked as Pakistan Day, as an "extremely irresponsible and immoral" move, Geo News reported.
2021-12-07
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Algeria to host inclusive meeting for Palestinian factions
Algiers, Dec 7 (IANS) Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced that his country will host an inclusive meeting for all Palestinian factions.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Algeria,Politics
4,840 trucks lined up at Belarusian border awaiting entry into EU
Minsk, Dec 7 (IANS) The State Border Committee of Belarus said that the number of trucks at the country's border waiting to enter the European Union (EU) has increased by 20 per cent over the weekend and reached 4,840.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Belarus,Politics
BJP MLAs beat gongs, BJD members sprinkle 'ganga jal' on oppn in Odisha Assembly
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) Logjam continued to prevail in the Odisha Assembly for the sixth consecutive day as both the opposition and ruling party members created a ruckus in the House leading to adjournment of proceedings till 4 p.m.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
'Comprehensive efforts needed to tackle looming water scarcity in Pak'
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistan President Arif Alvi said that sustained comprehensive efforts were required at the national level to tackle the looming threat of water scarcity and ensuing food insecurity in the country.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Preet Kaur Nayak unties upcoming twists on 'Imlie'
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actress Preet Kaur Nayak, who is playing a pivotal role in the show 'Imlie', has opened up about the new twists and turns that viewers will witness in the coming days.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Can Viagra help reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease?
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) US researchers have found that impotence pill Viagra may help prevent as well as treat Alzheimer's disease.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Work on National Sports University in Imphal to be completed soon: Anurag Thakur
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said that the work on the National Sports University in Imphal will be completed soon.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
De Kock, Nortje, Rabada to lead SA challenge against Kohli's India
Cape Town, Dec 7 (IANS) Stalwarts Quinton de Kock, Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada will be at the forefront of the South African challenge when India begin their three-Test series against the hosts at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on December 26.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
States need to be 'self-reliant' for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat': MP CM
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said that if we have to make India 'Atmanirbhar', the states need to be 'self-reliant' first.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
German Social Democrats announce Ministers for next govt
Berlin, Dec 7 (IANS) Olaf Scholz, leader of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) and Chancellor-designate,has presented his cabinet ministers for the country's new government.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Terror plot foiled in Balochistan
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) A terror plot was foiled in Pakistan's Balochistan province after the police defused a bomb in a busy area, a top official said.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Richa Chadha reveals the reason for the successful innings of 'Inside Edge'
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) The newly-released third season of 'Inside Edge' has once again enthralled the audience and Richa Chadha, who plays Zarina Malik on the show, feels that India's love for both cricket and glamour is the reason behind the success of the show.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Chinese regions modify childbirth regulations, highlight flexible leaves
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) More than 20 provincial-level regions of China have completed modifications to their local childbirth regulations since the country passed an amendment to its Population and Family Planning Law in August.
2021-12-07
Category: International, China,Politics
Rahul Gandhi demands compensation for families dead farmers
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday demanded compensation for families of the farmers who lost their lives during the protests against the three farm laws which has now been withdrawn by the Central government.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
Abhijit Bichukale to Rakhi: 'Is he your husband or is he on hire?'
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) As many people have posted on social media that Rakhi Sawant is simply passing off a cameraman as her husband on 'Bigg Boss 15', now the latest promo of shows Abhijit Bichukale saying that her husband Ritesh is "hired".
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Madras HC directs I-T Deptt to include Jayalalithaa's legal heirs in wealth tax case
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The Madras High Court has directed the Income Tax department to include the legal heirs of the late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J. Jayalalithaa in the wealth case registered against her.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
1 in 3 people with runny nose, sore throat may actually have Covid: Study
London, Dec 7 (IANS) One-third of people who are fully vaccinated adults but catch cold-like symptoms may actually be infected with Covid-19, shows a new study.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi govt issues notice to 3rd int'l airline for flouting Covid norms
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) After Etihad and American Airlines, the Delhi government has issued a show-cause notice to Qatar Airways for failing to follow the mandatory Covid-19 guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry in the wake of the spread of the Omicron variant.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Bigg Boss 15': Sofia Hayat says Rakhi, Ritesh are a real couple
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) After many 'Bigg Boss' fans posted on social media that Rakhi Sawant has falsely introduced a cameraman of the reality show as her husband, her friend and 'Bigg Boss 7' contestant Sofia Hayat has come out in her support.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
S.Korean activists, police clash over military radar installation
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) The South Korean Air Force launched a surprise operation on Tuesday to install an anti-missile radar on a mountain in Busan city, sparking angry protests from residents concerned about potential health hazards from the radar's electromagnetic waves.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
'Bigg Boss Telugu 5': Shanmukh losing popularity for manipulating Siri
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Shanmukh Jaswanth, who became quite popular in the Telugu states with his back-to-back web series, is currently one of the top-6 contestants on 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5'.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Maha Congress jibe: Putin's 'governance model' already implemented in India
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Taking a dig at the ongoing visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Maharashtra Congress has said that the visiting dignitary's 'Governance Model' vis-a-vis the corporates is already functional in India.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Madras HC quashes 'frivolous petition', fines petitioner Rs 1.5L
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has come down heavily against frivolous petitions and fined a petitioner Rs 1.5 lakh, who wanted the orders issued by the government pertaining to Covid-19 restrictions, as "unconstitutional, null and void".
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ex-IAS officer Abhishek Singh teams up with Badshah for 'Slow Slow'
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) IAS officer-turned-actor Abhishek Singh has collaborated with rapper Badshah and Seerat Kapoor for a new music video titled 'Slow Slow'.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Would like to see a day-night game being played at MCG: Brendon Julian
Melbourne, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Australian all-rounder Brendon Julian wants the fifth Ashes Test to be a day-night affair and he would like to see it being played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
2021-12-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
17 Covid cases found on cruise ship that departed from New Orleans
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) At least 17 Covid-19 cases were detected on a Norwegian cruise ship that departed from New Orleans, in the US state of Louisiana, including one suspected to have the fast-spreading Omicron variant, local media reported.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Parthiban appeals to public to contribute generously to armed forces on Flag Day
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Stating that 'mother' and 'motherland' were not different from one another, actor Parthiban has made an emotional appeal to the public, asking them to donate generously to the Armed Forces on Flag Day on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Man kills 3-month-old son in Delhi, arrested
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a father brutally killed his 3-month-old son in the northern area of the national capital, police said here on Tuesday. The accused, identified as Ravi Rai, has been arrested.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Simbu begins work on final schedule of 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu'
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Silambarasan, better known as 'Simbu', on Tuesday resumed work on his much-awaited action entertainer 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu', that is being directed by one of Tamil cinema's top directors Gautham Vasudev Menon.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Simbu begins work on final schedule of 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu'
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Silambarasan, better known as 'Simbu', on Tuesday resumed work on his much-awaited action entertainer 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu', that is being directed by one of Tamil cinema's top directors Gautham Vasudev Menon.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sony suspends orders of vlogging camera amid chip shortage
Tokyo, Dec 7 (IANS) Amid the chip shortage, tech giant Sony Japan is reportedly suspending orders for the ZV-E10, a mirrorless vlogging camera, that the company launched in August.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Japan,Technology
60K trucks carrying non-essentials inspected, 31 impounded: Delhi govt
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A total of 63,727 trucks carrying non-essential commodities have been inspected and 31 impounded since the implementation of the CAQM's guideline to bar entry of non-CNG and non-electric trucks in the national capital to prevent further deterioration of air quality.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
8 Omicron suspects test negative in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Tuesday announced that eight samples of Covid-positive patients suspecting of being infected with the Omicron variant, were confirmed to be negative.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Dhanush says director Arun Matheswaran's 'Rocky' is a 'gem'
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The team of director Arun Matheswaran's 'Rocky', which is to hit screens on December 23 this year, is on cloud nine as actor Dhanush, who seldom expresses his opinions on films prior to their release, has called their film an absolute 'gem'.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
TRS to boycott Parliament session on issue of paddy procurement
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Tuesday decided to boycott the remaining part of the Parliament session on the issue of paddy procurement in the state .
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TRS to boycott Parliament session on issue of paddy procurement
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Tuesday decided to boycott the remaining part of the Parliament session on the issue of paddy procurement in the state .
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
S.Korea expresses 'deep regret' over Japanese politicians' visit to war shrine
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) South Korea on Tuesday expressed "deep concern and regret" over the latest visit by a group of Japanese politicians to a controversial war shrine in Tokyo.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
S.Korea raises punishment recommendation ceiling for child abuse homicide
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) The South Korean Supreme Court has raised the maximum recommmended sentence for those convicted of child abuse resulting in death to 22 and a half years years in prison amid calls for tougher punishment for such heinous crimes, sources said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rohit Purohit says he had to become more realistic for 'Dhadkan Zindagii Kii' character
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Rohit Purohit has been roped in to play the character of Dr Vikrant Saxena in the new show 'Dhadkan Zindagii Kii'.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
RJD leader's advice to Shah on safeguarding int'l borders
Patna, Dec 7 (IANS) Taking potshots at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Shivanand Tiwari on Tuesday advised the latter to learn from Kumar about monitoring the International Borders of the country and stopping the anti-national activities of the terrorists.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Karl Nehammer sworn in as new Austrian Chancellor
Vienna, Dec 7 (IANS) The federal government of Austria was reshuffled and Karl Nehammer has been sworn in as the country's new Chancellor.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Suu Kyi's jail term halved by 2 yrs
Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 7 (IANS) The four-year jail sentences of Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto leader of Myanmar who was ousted during the February 1 military coup, as well as deposed President Win Myint have been halved by two years by the ruling military regime.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Suu Kyi's jail term halved by 2 yrs
Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 7 (IANS) The four-year jail sentences of Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto leader of Myanmar who was ousted during the February 1 military coup, as well as deposed President Win Myint have been halved by two years by the ruling military regime.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
HP unveils new gaming notebook 'OMEN 16' in India
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) In a bid to empower gamers, PC maker HP on Tuesday added a new notebook -- HP OMEN 16 -- to its gaming PC portfolio in India.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'KatVic' wedding: Angad Bedi, Neha Dhupia, Kabir Khan, Mini Mathur off to Jaipur
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif's wedding celebrations start from today and confirmed guests on the list Angad Bedi, Neha Dhupia, Kabir Khan and Mini Mathur were photographed at the Mumbai airport today as they prepared to jet off to Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The US has announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in China -- a move that has been heavily criticised by Beijing, BBC reported.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
US announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The US has announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in China -- a move that has been heavily criticised by Beijing, BBC reported.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
A platform for Kutch artisans
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANSlife) Local artisans in Kutch now have a platform to promote and sell their most authentic works on a newly launched e-commerce platform.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
A platform for Kutch artisans
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANSlife) Local artisans in Kutch now have a platform to promote and sell their most authentic works on a newly launched e-commerce platform.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Hyderabad reigns supreme as the chattiest video dating city
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANSlife) If 2019 had us face-palming at the state of the world, and 2020 had us shrugging with uncertainty about the future, 2021 is the year we exchanged and adapted to oscillating highs and lows. From sharing a collective look, to a common appreciation for simple meet-cutes or keeping it real with vax mentions, Dating platform, Tinder's Gen Z members showed they were authentically themselves as they looked to connect with new people in 2021.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The Beauty Industry is Turning to Sustainable Practices
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANSlife) The environmental damage that the beauty industry has been brushing under the carpet is now open for the world to see. The consumer who was lured by various marketing tactics earlier is now conscious about each ingredient. They do not want to be piggybacked anymore by the beauty giants that caused this harm.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Education Industry with WhatsApp classes
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANSlife) Two brothers, Gopal Krishnan and Santosh Govind, made a commendable breakthrough in their entrepreneurial careers. When the globe was undergoing a major transformation in terms of style of education, curriculums, and teaching platforms, Gopal and Santosh were adamant about finding simpler ways to help teachers and coaches thrive rather than just survive.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian stainless steel sector drowning in Chinese imports
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The first half of 2021-22 has seen a 185 per cent increase in stainless steel imports compared to the average monthly imports in the last fiscal, creating havoc for the Indian players.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Money-laundering case: Maha Chief Secy Sitaram Kunte at Mumbai ED office
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte on Tuesday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Mumbai to get his statement recorded in connection with the money-laundering case against former state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ram Charan's new poster from 'RRR' is all muscle and action
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) After launching the new action-packed poster of Jr NTR on Monday, the makers of 'RRR' revealed yet another impressive poster of Ram Charan.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Stokes included in England's Ashes squad of 12; Anderson rested
Brisbane, Dec 7 (IANS) All-rounder Ben Stokes has been included in England's 12-member squad for the opening Ashes Test beginning at The Gabba on December 8, putting to rest speculation that he might not be considered for the first Test as he is returning to competitive cricket after a long time.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Allu Arjun's action drama 'Pushpa' trailer unveiled
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) The much-anticipated theatrical trailer of 'Pushpa: The Rise' starring Allu Arjun has been unveiled which showcases most of the characters in the upcoming action drama.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
12 African nationals with expired visas apprehended in Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Amid an ongoing crackdown against foreign nationals residing in the national capital illegally, the Delhi Police have apprehended 12 Africans with expired visas, an official said here on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nothing is permanent except tears and fears (Opinion)
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Things have come a full circle yet again. What has changed between 1995 and 2021? Over 26 years.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Pooja Hegde says she is a proud Karnataka girl, wins hearts
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) Kannada cinema lovers on social media are celebrating after their favourite popular actress Pooja Hegde, who made it big in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. stated that she is proud about her roots.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz
Prior to meeting Rahul, Sanjay Raut declares 'MVA a mini-UPA'
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Ahead of his meeting with Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, Shiv Sena MP and Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Tuesday said that the "Maha Vikas Aghadi government is like a mini-United Progressive Alliance" which is doing well.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
WHO advises against use of convalescent plasma for Covid treatment
Geneva, Dec 7 (IANS) Convalescent plasma shows no improvement in survival and other important measures and is not recommended for patients with Covid-19, according to a study released on Tuesday by the World Health Organization (WHO).
2021-12-07
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Health/Medicine
5 arrested for vandalising missionary school in MP
Bhopal, Dec 7 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh police on Tuesday arrested five persons allegedly involved in vandalising a missionary school in Vidisha district, alleging religious conversion of eight students.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
After opposition, Vijayan soft pedals on Waqf Board appointments by PSC
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan after discussions with the Samastha Kerala Jamiat-ul-Ulema leaders on Tuesday has decided to put on hold the earlier decision that was taken to hand over all the appointments in the Waqf Board to the Public Service Commission (PSC).
2021-12-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
RS adjourned till 2 p.m.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m. on Tuesday after the opposition demanded the revocation of suspension of 12 MPs from the House.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
2019 US Open champion Andreescu pulls out of Australian Open
Melbourne, Dec 7 (IANS) Canadian tennis star and 2019 US Open champion, 21-year-old Bianca Andreescu, on Tuesday became the first high-profile woman player to pull out of the Australian Open -- the opening major of 2022 -- due to mental health issues arising from "quarantining".
2021-12-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Intel to take its self-driving car subsidiary 'Mobileye' public next yr
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Chip maker Intel has announced its intention to take its self-driving car business Mobileye public in the US next year via an initial public offering (IPO).
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kerala oppn slams Vijayan for his silence over suffering of Idukki residents
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) The vexed issue of the Mullaperiyar dam, which has been continuing for a while now, has left the people of Idukki in deep anger as was witnessed when local legislator and Water Resources Minister Roshy Augustine met them and was seen pleading saying that he was helpless. The opposition has slammed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over his silence on the sufferings of the residents.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Indian-origin petrol station owner killed in robbery on daughter's b'day
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) The Indian-origin owner of a petrol station in the US state of Georgia was killed on his daughter's birthday in a brazen daylight robbery in front of a bank that shares a building with a police station.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Language no bar for Delhi girl Avantika as she makes Tamil cinema debut
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actress Avantika Mishra, who is making her debut in Tamil cinema with 'Enna Solla Pogirai', says she does not find language to be a barrier.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
China's exclusion from democracy summit delays Pak decision
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistani decision makers are holding extensive consultations on whether to attend the virtual summit on democracy convened by US President Joe Biden this week, as certain issues are making it difficult for Islamabad to make the final call, The Express Tribune reported.
2021-12-07
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Trinamool Congress leader caught on camera with gun in her hand
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) A video has gone viral showing a top level Trinamool Congress district leader sitting in her office with a gun in her hand in West Bengal's Malda district. The incident has triggered a political controversy in the state.
2021-12-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Used car platform Spinny raises $283 mn, becomes new unicorn
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Used car retailing platform Spinny on Tuesday announced the closure of a $283 million funding from new and existing investors, taking its valuation to $1.8 billion and becoming another unicorn in 2021.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Bhima Koregaon case: SC junks NIA's plea challenging bail to Sudha Bharadwaj
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against bail to activist Sudha Bharadwaj in the Bhima-Koregaon violence case.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Himachal sunny after widespread snowfall
Shimla, Dec 7 (IANS) It was bright and sunny on Tuesday in most parts of Himachal Pradesh after a day of widespread snowfall and rain.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Deaf-mute Delhi woman raped, blackmailed; accused arrested (Ld)
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A 29-year-old hearing and speech impaired woman was allegedly raped in the national capital, an official here said on Tuesday, adding that the accused has been arrested.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iraq, UK discuss withdrawal of US-led coalition forces
Baghdad, Dec 7 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss discussed the withdrawal of US-led coalition forces from Iraq.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Commit more time, money to develop spin bowling skills: NZ great to players
Auckland, Dec 7 (IANS) Former New Zealand skipper Jeremy Coney had demanded the Black Caps commit more time, energy and money to develop their spin bowling skills in the wake of the humiliating loss to India in the second and final Test at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Monday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Liquor shops violating norms post new excise policy: BJP
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Alleging that liquor shops are being opened in non-conforming areas across the national capital, President of the BJP's Delhi unit Adesh Gupta has written to the three MCDs urging them to immediately survey their respective areas to ensure that no liquor unit was operating in violation of Municipal or MPD 2021 guidelines.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Abhilash Thapliyal talks about his role in web series 'Faadu'
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor and host Abhilash Thapliyal will be seen in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's upcoming web series 'Faadu'. He is currently shooting for 'Faadu' in and around Mumbai and will be seen in a never seen before avatar.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Winterization assistance continues across Afghanistan: UN
Kabul, Dec 7 (IANS) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has said that the provision of winterization assistance continues across Afghanistan.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
179 pending fines worth Rs 42K for traffic violations, Hyd man flees again
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) A man escaped leaving behind his motorbike after the traffic police in Hyderabad caught him for some violation and found that the two-wheeler had 179 'challans' (Fines) worth over Rs 42,000 pending for the last seven years.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UNGA defers action on representatives of Afghanistan, Myanmar
United Nations, Dec 7 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has decided to defer action on the representatives of Afghanistan and Myanmar, which means that the incumbent representatives will continue to represent their countries.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
JNUSU demands reconstruction of Babri Masjid, stages protest
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A protest march was carried out by the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) inside the campus demanding reconstruction of the demolished Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian SaaS firms may reach $30bn in sales by 2025: Report
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Over the past five years, the number of software-as-a-service (SaaS) firms have doubled in India and the SaaS firms in the country are poised to reach $30 billion in revenue by 2025, a new report showed on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
I wouldn't have been half the brand that I am today without India: Bravo
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Former West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo feels that India has given him exposure to be the brand he is currently. He added that the love from the people in India has resulted in the country becoming very close to his heart. Apart from his cricketing career and music singles, Bravo is now going to start a fresh innings in fashion with 'Djb47 Fashion Label' available online with a physical store launch scheduled for early next year in India.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
4 students of TN medical college suspended over ragging charges
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Four third-year MBBS students of the Dharmapuri Government Medical College in Tamil Nadu were suspended from attending classes after a second-year student attempted to commit suicide after being subjected to alleged ragging.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tejashwi slams Nitish govt for alleged forgery of Covid data
Patna, Dec 7 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday slammed the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar for the alleged forgery of data concerning the number of Covid-19 deaths and RT-PCR tests conducted by the state's health department during the second wave of the pandemic earlier this year.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Uber launches new audio recording option for rides, drivers
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Ride-hailing major Uber has introduced a new in-app safety feature that will allow drivers as well as riders to record audio during trips.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
NASA picks Anil Menon among 10 new astronauts for Moon mission
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian-origin Anil Menon, a lieutenant colonel with the US Air Force and SpaceX's first flight surgeon, has been selected by NASA among the 10 new astronauts who could fly to the Moon someday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Djokovic celebrates 350th week atop the ATP Rankings; eyes Graf's record
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) World No. 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic, celebrated his 350th week atop the ATP Rankings, extending his record for the most weeks in the top spot, even as the Serbian set sights on Germany's women's tennis great Steffi Graf's record of 377 weeks at the top of the WTA rankings.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Ex-IAF man held after 11 years of killing his first wife, 2 daughters
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) An Indian Air Force sergeant, who killed his wife and two daughters to get married to another woman, has been arrested after 11 years by the Karnataka Police from Assam, police said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S.Korea added largest number of job positions in 2020
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) South Korea added the largest number of job positions last year due to an increase in employment in the health, social welfare service and public administration sectors amid rapid aging, data revealed on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Moon calls for 'greater efforts' to prevent Omicron spread
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday instructed aides to make greater efforts to prevent the spread of the Omicron Covid-19 variant, urging more people to get booster shots as the nation is struggling with a spike in cases and deaths.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Release of Prabhu Deva-starrer 'Thael' gets postponed
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The release of director Harikumar's 'Thael', featuring actors Prabhu Deva and Samyuktha Hegde in the lead, has been postponed, its makers announced late on Monday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Delete Joe Biden's $1 tn infrastructure bill: Elon Musk
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Taking on US President Joe Biden, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that America does not need his administration's ambitious $1 trillion infrastructure bill, or any of the government subsidies.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delete Joe Biden's $1 tn infrastructure bill: Elon Musk
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Taking on US President Joe Biden, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that America does not need his administration's ambitious $1 trillion infrastructure bill, or any of the government subsidies.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Drake withdraws two Grammy nominations; reasons not known yet
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (IANS) Drake has withdrawn his two 2022 Grammy nominations, a rep for the Recording Academy has confirmed to 'Variety'. Drake's rep did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
India reports 6,822 new Covid cases, lowest in 558 days
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India registered 6,822 new coronavirus cases, the lowest single-day spike in 558 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
Australia's left-arm spinner Sophie Molineux out of women's Ashes with stress fracture
Canberra, Dec 7 (IANS) Australia's left-arm spinner Sophie Molineux has suffered a stress fracture to her right foot, ruling her out of the blockbuster multi-format women's series against England, beginning with the one-off Test at Canberra from January 27.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Jacqueline Fernandez to face as many as 50 questions
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez will have to face as many as 50 questions in connection with a Prevention of Money Laundering case lodged against multimillionaire conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar. Jacqueline will record her statement as a witness. This will be another round of questioning.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Microsoft takes control of websites used by China-backed hackers
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Microsoft has disrupted the activities of a China-based hacking group, gaining control of the malicious websites the group used to attack organisations in the US and 28 other countries around the world.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Diesel, petrol prices steady in metros on Tuesday
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Prices of diesel and petrol remained unchanged across major Indian cities on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Himansh Kohli is all excited to resume shoot for 'Boondi Raita'
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Actor Himansh Kohli has finally started shooting for his next film 'Boondi Raita' in Dehradun and the young actor is extremely happy with the development. He started shooting at the end of November.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iceland to fund climate action in vulnerable nations
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has received a new contribution of approximately $1.2 million in funding from the government of Iceland to support vulnerable countries on climate action.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Sensex, Nifty up during early trade on Tuesday
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) rose reasonably higher during the early trade on Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
$60m funds to conserve Congo Basin, Andes-Amazon
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) The Wildlife Conservation Society is scaling up conservation efforts in the Congo Basin and Andean-Amazon countries, with $60 million in support from the Bezos Earth Fund to work in partnership with governments, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) and other organisations.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
US completes construction of radar designed to detect missiles from N.Korea
Seoul/Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) The US has completed the construction of a new long-range radar in Alaska that is designed to give early warnings for incoming ballistic missiles from North Korea and other countries, a top defence official said.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Samsung unveils new leadership, replaces all 3 CEOs
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Tuesday replaced all three CEOs in a surprise move that, the company said, was intended to enhance competitiveness and promote future growth.
2021-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
They called us the granddad of IPL but we proved the doubters wrong, says Dwayne Bravo
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Former West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo stated that he was very happy to have been associated with the legacy of Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. He termed winning the trophy in IPL 2021 as a 'special season' as the team was motivated to do well after finishing seventh in the previous season.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
19-member committee formed to monitor K'taka's Covid situation
Bengaluru, Dec 7 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Tuesday issued a notification announcing the formation of a 19-member clinical expert committee to monitor the Covid-19 situation in the state in wake of the Omicron variant outbreak.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Galaxy S22 series may launch with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset in India
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Samsung is planning to launch its next premium flagship S22 series, the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ as well as the Galaxy S22 Ultra and now a new report has claimed that the series will be getting a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip, instead of an Exynos 2200 chipset.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Barbados PM named UN's 2021 Champions of Earth
Nairobi, Dec 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Mia Mottley of Barbados was among those chosen by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) as its 2021 Champions of the Earth -- the world body's highest environmental honour.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Kenya,Environment/Wildlife
Mercury under free fall in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Night temperatures dropped throughout Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Tuesday due to clear night sky as the Drass town was the coldest at minus 18.4.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
ECB to redesign euro banknotes
Brussels, Dec 7 (IANS) The European Central Bank (ECB) announced that it will start to redesign euro banknotes as cash remains an important mode of payment for consumers in the region.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Belgium,Business/Economy,Politics
Iran vows support for Gulf countries' security
Tehran, Dec 7 (IANS) Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi hosted National Security Advisor of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and assured him of Tehran's support to the security of Gulf states.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Delhi's air quality improves marginally, inches closer to 'poor' category
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) was in the lower end of the 'very poor' category at 314 on Tuesday morning with mainly clear sky and shallow fog.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Four things we learned from Spain's Matchday 16
Madrid, Dec 7 (IANS) Real Madrid opened up an eight-point gap at the top of La Liga this weekend as both Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona lost at home. Here are some things we learned in Spain over the past two days.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Delnaaz Irani spills the beans on her character in 'Kabhi Kabhie Ittefaq Sey'
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Delnaaz Irani will be soon seen in a pivotal role in the new show 'Kabhi Kabhie Ittefaq Sey'. After her small stint in 'Chhoti Sarrdaarni', she credits the new show for helping break her image and do a non-comical role.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Cong gives adjournment notice in LS on Chinese intrusion
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Congress MP Manish Tewari on Tuesday gave an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha on the issue of Chinese intrusion.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Phone tapping case: Raj CM Ashok Gehlot's OSD questioned by Delhi Crime Branch
Jaipur, Dec 7 (IANS) Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's OSD Lokesh Sharma has been interrogated for about two and a half hours by the Delhi Crime Branch in the famous case of phone tapping.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
France announces new anti-Covid measures
Paris, Dec 7 (IANS) Amid the ongoing fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the French government has announced new measures in an attempt to curb the rising number of confirmed cases in the country.
2021-12-07
Category: International, France,Politics
Champions League places in peril for Spanish sides in final group games
Madrid, Dec 7 (IANS) The final UEFA Champions League group stage games are make or break for four Spanish teams, whose European future very much hangs in the balance.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Mixed reactions over Italy's new 'green pass' rules
Rome, Dec 7 (IANS) Italy's newest round of coronavirus health curbs, which are among the most restrictive in the European Union (EU), has come into effect, but were .
2021-12-07
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Bengal Guv, Speaker spar over formation of Bally Municipality
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) A war of words erupted between West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the state's Legislative Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee after the latter alleged that the civic polls in the Howrah Municipal Corporation could not be conducted because the former refused to sign a Bill on the formation of Bally Municipality.
2021-12-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
RS to discuss surrogacy regulation bill
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday will initiate discussion on the Surrogacy Regulation Bill and Assisted Reproductive Regulation Bill, which will be introduced by Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Don't create panic over 5 Omicron suspect cases in Goa: CM tells media
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Even as five suspected cases of the Omicron Covid variant have been identified in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has asked the media not to create panic, while also urging 1.20 lakh residents of the state who have not taken the second jab, to step up and get themselves fully inoculated.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Goa,National
'KatVic' wedding rituals start from today
Jaipur, Dec 7 (IANS) The wedding rituals of Bollywood stars Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif, who will tie the nuptial knot on Thursday (December 9) at Six Senses Fort in Sawai Madhopur, will start from Tuesday.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Cinema/Showbiz
'US inflation to remain above Fed Reserve's target amid rising wages'
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) The US' annual inflation will remain above the Federal Reserve's target of 2 per cent over the next three years amid rising wages and a strong demand for goods and services, according to a survey released by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE).
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
IMF chief urges global cooperation to control pandemic, support economic recovery
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has urged for global cooperation to control the raging Covid-19 pandemic and support the economic recovery as the new Omicron variant has spread to over 40 countries around the world.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Apple to launch Watch SE 2 next year: Report
San Francisco, Dec 7 (IANS) Apple recently launched the Watch Series 7 lineup and now the company is gearing up to launch an updated version of the Watch SE, which might be named Watch SE 2.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
LS to discuss Bill seeking amendment to salaries of HC, SC judges
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The government on Tuesday will try to pass the Bill which has already been tabled in the Lok Sabha. The 'High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021' introduced last week by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju is likely to be passed in the Lower House after a discussion.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Death toll from Indonesia volcano eruption reaches 22
Jakarta, Dec 7 (IANS) The death toll from the eruption of Mount Semeru in Indonesia's East Java province has increased to 22, while search operations for 30 missing persons continued amid a potential of lava floods and hot clouds, an official from the disaster management agency said.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Global Covid caseload tops 266.3 mn
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 266.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.26 million and vaccinations to over 8.21 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Germany pushes Covid-19 booster rollout
Berlin, Dec 7 (IANS) After a slow start to Germany's Covid-19 booster jab campaign, vaccination rates are creeping up again, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases and the Ministry of Health (BMG) have said.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
UK govt announces 'largest ever increase' in funding for drug treatment
London, Dec 7 (IANS) The UK government has unveiled its 10-year drug strategy, with the "largest ever increase" in funding for drug treatment.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Politics
Another 90 cases of Omicron variant identified in UK
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A further 90 cases of the new Omicron Covid variant have been reported in the UK, taking the total to 336, British health authorities have confirmed.
2021-12-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Australian homelessness up during pandemic: Report
Canberra, Dec 7 (IANS) Australian homelessness has increased during the pandemic despite a drop during the first wave of infection.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Australia,Business/Economy,Politics
SP MLA Prabhu Narayan Singh Yadav 'headbutts' cop during protest in UP
Chandauli, Dec 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police have lodged FIR against more than 150 people including the Samajwadi Party MLA from Sakaldiha, Prabhu Narayan Yadav, a day after the party workers and leaders clashed with the police here.
2021-12-07
Category: International, India,International
Turkey to enhance relations with Gulf countries, says Erdogan
Istanbul, Dec 7 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey aims to enhance its relations and boost cooperation with the Gulf countries.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
'Deaf-mute' woman raped in Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A 'deaf and mute' woman was repeatedly raped in the national capital's northeast area, an official said here on Tuesday, adding that the culprit who committed the heinous crime has been arrested.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Remains of Sri Lankan manager killed in Pak flown back home
Colombo, Dec 7 (IANS) The remains of Priyantha Kumara, a Sri Lankan manager who was brutally killed by a mob in Pakistan last week, arrived in Sri Lanka on Monday evening on a special flight from Lahore.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Iran, UAE top security officials vow to develop ties
Tehran, Dec 7 (IANS) The top national security officials of Iran and the UAE met in Tehran on Monday, and voiced the two countries' interest in further developing ties after years of tensions, the official news agency IRNA reported.
2021-12-07
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Gurugram Namaz Row: Muslim groups decide to hold Friday prayers in 18 sites
Gurugram, Dec 7 (IANS) In a major development in connection with holding Friday Namaz in open places in Gurugram, the Muslim National Forum and the clerics of the Gurugram Imam organisation in a memorandum submitted to the district administration on Monday decided that the Friday prayers will be held at 12 places on the land of masjid, madarsa and Waqf Board, while on a temporary basis it will also be offered at six places for a few days by paying the maintenance fee fixed by the administration.
2021-12-07
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Religion
Congress known for betraying people, says Bommai
Gadag (Karnataka), Dec 6 (IANS) The Congress is only known for betraying people, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Monday
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Virat Kohli worships Test match cricket, says Ravi Shastri
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Former India chief coach Ravi Shastri on Monday lavished praise on the national team and skipper Virat Kohli for embracing Test cricket and being the "ambassador of the format over the last five years".
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Modi, Putin discuss regional, global developments, including Afghanistan situation
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russia's President Vladimir Putin met in New Delhi on Monday and discussed regional and global developments, including the post-pandemic global economic recovery, and the situation in Afghanistan.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Andhra CM pitches for millet cultivation, organic farming
Amaravati, Dec 6 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government is seriously considering the options to encourage the cultivation of alternatives to paddy by the farmers in the state.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
NHRC notice to Centre, Nagaland over civilian killings in security ops
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued notice to the Defence Secretary, the Union Home Secretary, and the Chief Secretary, and Director General of Police of Nagaland, seeking a detailed report in the killings of civilians in an army operation, within six weeks.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sidharth Shukla most searched celeb on the Net; Kareena No. 1 among women: Yahoo!
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The 'Year in Review 2021' released by the web services Yahoo! reports that the late reality television star and actor, Siddharth Shukla, who breathed his last on September 2, 2021, has been the most searched male celebrity of the year that's slowly drawing to an end.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pandemonium continues in Odisha Assembly for fifth day
Bhubaneswar, Dec 6 (IANS) Pandemonium continued to prevail in Odisha Assembly for the fifth consecutive day on Monday, as opposition BJP and Congress created uproar in the House over the Mamita Meher murder case.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Olympians come together to inspire next gen athletes
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Sportswear giant Adidas on Monday joined hands with young athletes from the Hi5 Foundation in Mumbai in the presence of Mirabai Chanu, Lovlina Borgohain, Simranjit celebrating the spirit of team sport.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Nagaland violence: Amit Shah must quit, demands Trinamool
Agartala/Kohima, Dec 6 (IANS) Trinamool Congress on Monday demanded immediate resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah owning moral responsibility for the killing of 14 innocent civilians in Nagaland.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Not only lower castes, women, LGBTQ community also marginalised: Justice Chandrachud
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on Monday said marginalisation not only occurs for members of lower castes, but also for particular genders or identities with specific sexual orientation.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Centre's fertiliser subsidy bill expected to rise 62% in FY22'
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) A rise in the prices of natural gas and other raw materials is expected to raise the Centre's fertiliser subsidy bill by 62 per cent to Rs 130,000 crore in FY22, Crisil Ratings said.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
LPL: Phil Salt peppers 67 off 27 as Dambulla down Kandy by 29 runs
Colombo, Dec 6 (IANS) Phil Salt peppered a breathtakingly 27-ball 67 showcased by five sixes in Dambulla Giants run triumph over Kandy Warriors in the second fixture of the Lanka Premier League on the second day of the mega tournament at the R Premadasa Stadium on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
J&K govt orders austerity; bars official dinners, lunches, private hotel conferences
Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday announced a slew of austerity measures in order to promote fiscal discipline.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
BCCI in search of marketing, commercial general manager
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday called upon interested candidates to apply for the position of general manager, marketing and commercial. The position will be based at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Eatala's family firm encroached land, says Telangana collector
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The Medak district administration in Telangan has found that Jamuna Hatcheries, which belongs to former minister and BJP MLA Eatala Rajender's family, encroached 70.33 acres of assigned land.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Society's privileged members should confer respect on the marginalised: Justice Chandrachud
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Supreme Court judge, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud on Monday said the privileged members of the society must break free from the shackles of the past to respect and recognise members of the marginalised communities.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
On Maitri Diwas, Modi, Hasina commit to deepening bilateral ties
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Monday committed to working together to deepen ties, all across the board, between the two neighbours as they celebrated "Maitri Diwas (Friendship Day)".
2021-12-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Delhi Oppn leader moves HC challenging summon issued on DJB's complaint
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Delhi BJP MLA and opposition leader Ramvir Singh Bidhuri has approached the high court challenging the summon order passed by a lower court against him and two other BJP leaders on a defamation complaint filed by Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Vice Chairman Raghav Chadha over their remarks over an alleged multi-crore scam in the board.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
ISL: Jamshedpur FC beat ATK Mohun Bagan 2-1
Goa, Dec 6 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC continued their unbeaten run in the season as they handed ATK Mohun Bagan their successive defeat, downing the Mariners 2-1 in the Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at the Athletic Stadium in Bambolim, Goa on Monday. The win takes Jamshedpur to the second spot in the points table as Mohun Bagan slump to number 5.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Shakib out of New Zealand tour after BCB grants him leave
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has stepped out of the New Zealand tour citing family reasons, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Penny stocks Pan India Corp, Sharp Investments gained multifold in 2021
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Some domestic penny stocks have outperformed several large-cap and mid-cap companies' stocks in 2021.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend pharma education and research law
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill 2021, which amends the 1998 law to provide for a Council to coordinate activities among the institutes and also ensure development of pharmaceutical education and research standards.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Calcutta HC orders SIT probe into SSC Group D recruitment
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) A division bench of the Calcutta High Court ordered a special investigation team (SIT) inquiry under the supervision of a former judge of the high court into the irregularities in the recruitment of SSC Group D staff by the School Service Commission (SSC).
2021-12-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Pak moves to curb mob killings after lynching of Sri Lankan national
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Pakistans civil and military leadership has expressed resolve to curb mob killings in the country, days after a Sri Lankan national was lynched by an angry crowd over blasphemy allegations in Sialkot, Express Tribune reported.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
130 students from Class 1 to 10 test positive for Covid in K'taka
Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka), Dec 6 (IANS) As many 130 children studying in Class 1 to 10 in schools across Karnataka have tested positive for Covid-19 so far, according to the latest statistics released by the office of the Commissioner of Public Instruction on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
TN opens Mullaperiyar dam shutters, high alert for people living on Periyar banks
Chennai/Thiruvanthapuram, Dec 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu has opened nine shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam, leading to high water flow in the Periyar.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
2020 Delhi riots: First conviction handed down
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) In the first conviction in the riots that broke out in northeastern Delhi in February 2020, a Delhi court on Monday convicted a 25-year-old man on various charges, including ransacking and setting afire an elderly woman's house.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maha Cong chief raises question over civilian killings in Nagaland
Nagpur, Dec 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee chief Nana Patole on Monday raised questions over the firing by the Indian Army in Mon district in Nagaland in which 14 civilians were killed, and wanted clarification from the Central government whether the firing was from Chinese troops.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
RDIF seeks Sputnik M vaccine registration for adolescents in India
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Monday that it has provided documents to India's regulator for the registration of Sputnik M, the vaccine for adolescents aged 12-17.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Vodafone Idea's shares jump sharply post prepaid tariff hike
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Ideas share prices have jumped nearly 50 per cent in the past one month.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Never forget Babri Masjid: Owaisi
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said that the demolition of Babri Masjid will always be remembered.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Akhilesh is daydreaming, we are sure to win: UP Dy CM (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya has said that Samajwadi Party chief and former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is day dreaming of coming to power in the state. He said that the BJP will again get more than 300 seats in the next Assembly polls in the state.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Scindia instructs Delhi airport to introduce token system for Covid testing (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday asked the authorities at national capital's IGI Airport to ease passenger hassles by introducing more Covid testing facilities.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Dial 112', says traffic police as ex-cop reports high parking ticket rate
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Delhi Police's former Joint Commissioner, Suvashis Choudhary who was reportedly charged Rs 300 for a parking ticket in south Delhi, raised the issue with the Delhi Traffic Police on Monday, but only got a perfunctory response to his complaint - initially.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'KatVic' Wedding: Complaint filed against celebrity couple, venue manager, DC
Jaipur, Dec 6 (IANS) A Rajasthan-based advocate has filed a complaint with the District Legal Services Authority against the closure of the road leading to the Chauth Mata temple from December 6-12 owing to the marriage of Bollywood stars Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif scheduled in Sawai Madhopur district, near here.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Cinema/Showbiz
85% of eligible population given first Covid vaccine dose: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday said that 85 per cent of India's eligible adult population has received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IT notices to fund houses might accelerate outflows, dent market: Analysts
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Income Tax Department's notices to some global fund houses over alleged under-reporting of incomes may potentially lead to further outflow of funds from Indian markets, analysts said.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CSA confirms updated India tour schedule, 1st Test on Dec 26
Johannesburg, Dec 6 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday confirmed the updated schedule of the India tour of South Africa, starting from December 26.
2021-12-06
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Telangana attracted $33 billion investment in 7 years: KTR
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Telangana has attracted $33 billion investment during the last seven years, state Industry Minister K.T. Rama Rao said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Kerala HC again lashes out at woman cop's rude behaviour towards girl
Kochi, Dec 6 (IANS) For the third time in the past two weeks, the Kerala High Court on Monday hauled up a 'Pink Police' official of the state police for her callous behaviour towards an eight-year-old girl and her father whom she accused of stealing her mobile phone and shamed publicly.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maha reports Omicron cases for 3rd day running, tally now 10
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) For the third consecutive day, Maharashtra reported cases of Covid-19 variant Omicron, with two more in Mumbai taking the state's tally to 10, health officials said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
WhatsApp enables disappearing messages by default for new chats
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) WhatsApp on Monday announced that its users will now have the option to turn on disappearing messages by default for all new chats.
2021-12-06
Category: International, India,Technology
Five sailors suspected to be Omicron cases: Goa official
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) Five sailors, including two Russians, have been kept in quarantine as suspect Omicron cases, Goa health officials said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha: 246 samples sent for genome sequencing to detect Omicron (Ld)
Bhubaneswar, Dec 6 (IANS) Amid Omicron threat, 246 samples from various districts of Odisha were sent to Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar for genome sequencing, an official said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
'KatVic' wedding: Galaxy of Bollywood stars to converge for nuptials
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The much-publicised wedding of Bollywood heartthrobs Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif will see 120 guests in attendance at the Six Senses Fort Barwara Hotel in Rajasthan.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India's engagement with Russian Far East may define future of New Delhi-Moscow ties
New delhi, Dec 6: The much-awaited in-person meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin has caught the worlds attention not only as it marks a shift in New Delhis foreign policy strategy but also serves as a platform for economic collaboration, specifically with an increased thrust on the Russian Far East (RFA) which is rich in oil, natural gas, iron ore, coal, wood and coal among other things.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Union Minister urges to drop caste-based surnames
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Kaushal Kishore on Monday said that the surnames with caste tag should be removed from one's name, saying though it's hard for many, at least those who believe in the ideology of Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar should start the practice.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi, Putin discuss bilateral ties, Afghanistan situation
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in New Delhi on Monday during the 21st annual India-Russia summit and discussed the emerging security challenges facing the region.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Omicron intensity lower if both jabs taken: K'taka Health Minister
Bengaluru, Dec 6 (IANS) Karnataka Health and Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar on Monday said that those who were infected with Omicron variant of coronavirus in the state have no health issues or symptoms.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Records of over 3 lakh waqf properties digitized: Govt
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The government on Monday said that records of over three lakh waqf properties have been digitized and Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping of over two lakh properties have been done.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
President's 'pilgrimage' to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's Raigad Fort
Raigad (Maharashtra), Dec 6 (IANS) Describing his visit to the imposing Raigad Fort as a "pilgrimage", President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday paid his respects to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja's statue atop the mountain capital of the legendary Maratha warrior king.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Pak Defence Minister justifies lynching of Sri Lankan man, says it was triggered by 'Religious Emotions'
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) While Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been assuring the world that perpetrators will be punished, his Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak is justifying the murder of Sri Lankan Manager, Priyantha Kumara who was brutally murdered by a violent mob in Sialkot on Friday. Justifying the lynching by a frenzied mob, the top minister of Imran Khan Khattak said that it was the work of "angry, charged youngsters who were swept away by religious emotions."
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Rahi reigns supreme in Women's 25M Pistol with hat-trick of National wins
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Reigning Asian Games champion Rahi Sarnobat stamped her authority over the Women's 25M Pistol event, winning her third successive Nationals on the concluding day of the 64th National Shooting Championship competitions at the Karni Singh Shooting Range, here on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Without empirical data..': SC stays 27% OBC quota in Maha civic polls
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Maharashtra government's decision to grant 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes, which was brought by an ordinance, in the local body elections until further orders.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sehwag responds to Ajaz after spinner recalls net bowler memories
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag lavished praise on New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel after he became the third bowler to take all 10 wickets in an innings in Test.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mamata seeks land in Mumbai for cancer patients' accommodation
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) On the lines of 'Banga Bhawan' in New Delhi, the West Bengal government wants to develop an accommodation facility for cancer patients visiting Mumbai for treatment.
2021-12-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
President Kovind to visit Bangladesh for 50th Victory Day celebrations
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will be on a two day state visit to Bangladesh from December 15 to December 17 to attend the country's 50th Victory Day celebrations.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Armed Forces face shortage of 9,362 officers, 1,13,193 personnel
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Central government on Monday said that the Armed Forces face a shortage of 9,362 officers and 1,13,193 personnel.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
'KatVic' wedding: Vicky Kaushal's beige-and-ivory wedding suit breaks the Internet
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) As the suspense surrounding the 'KatVic' wedding reaches new heights, the groom's wedding suit reached Vicky Kaushal's residence earlier on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Women led demolition at Ramjanmabhoomi on Dec 6, 1992: BJP leader
Bengaluru, Dec 6 (IANS) Prakash Sesharaghavachar, a senior BJP leader in Karnataka who went to Ayodhya in 1992 and took part in the December 6 demolition of the Babri Masjid and witnessed the whole sequence of events, said that he is proud of it.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
Higher input costs to impact steel cos' profitability from Q3FY22: ICRA
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Rating agency ICRA on Monday said higher input costs coupled with softening steel prices are expected to impact steel companies' profitability from Q3FY22.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Higher input costs to impact steel cos' profitability from Q3FY22: ICRA
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Rating agency ICRA on Monday said higher input costs coupled with softening steel prices are expected to impact steel companies' profitability from Q3FY22.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Former Guj Congress MP Sagar Rayka joins BJP
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Congress MP from Gujarat, Sagar Rayka on Monday joined BJP. Earlier in the day, former president of Telangana Employees Association Ch Vittal also joined BJP at party headquarters here.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Is there risk of Omicron affecting kids in India as in South Africa?
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) While there is no data or evidence to show that children are not susceptible to Covid infection, Omicron may not cause a significant impact in children, experts argued on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Rights, freedoms shouldn't be used by private biz to avoid regulation: SC
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday observed that the court must be circumspect that rights and freedoms guaranteed under the Constitution do not become a weapon in the arsenal of private businesses to disable regulations enacted in the public interest.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Togadia demands Bharat Ratna for Balasaheb Thackeray, Singhal
Nagpur, Dec 6 (IANS) Firebrand leader Dr Pravin Togadia on Monday demanded Bharat Ratna to late Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray, then VHP international president Ashok Singhal, Mahant Avaidyanath and Ramnath Paramhans for their contribution to the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sialkot mob had also planned to set factory on fire, murder owner
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The police investigation into the grisly lynching of a Sri Lankan national in Sialkot has revealed that the violent mob had also planned to set the factory on fire besides attempting to murder its owner, Express Tribune reported.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
38, including 10 Jt Secys, join govt service through lateral entry
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Central government has approved appointment of 38 candidates, including 10 for the post of Joint Secretary, through the lateral entry process.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mastermind of pirated NCERT textbooks racket held in Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The mastermind of the pirated NCERT textbooks racket has been arrested, nearly three months after huge quantities of finished and semi-finished books were recovered during a raid in the national capital, Delhi Police officials said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Arms sales of global top 100 firms continue to grow amid pandemic, economic downturn
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The global arms industry has weathered the Covid-19 pandemic and economic downturn.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
India saw reduced malaria burden between 2019 and 2020: WHO
Geneva, Dec 6 (IANS) While the Covid-19 pandemic led to disruptions in prevention campaigns against malaria, India -- one of the highest burden countries globally -- reported a reduction in the malaria burden between 2019 and 2020, according to the World Health Organization's (WHO) latest World malaria report.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
London HC rules in favour of Boris Johnson in Priti Patel case
London, Dec 6 (IANS) The London High Court has ruled against a petition filed by a trade union of senior civil servants for a judicial review of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to overrule an independent investigation, which found Priti Patel, the Indian origin Home Secretary in his cabinet, guilty of "bullying" (read as wanting things done against the rules), which is a sackable offence under the ministerial code.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indo Count buys GHCL's home textiles business, IP, inventory for Rs 576 cr
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) In a Rs 576 crore deal, home textile major Indo Count Industries Ltd (ICIL) and its subsidiary will acquire the home textile business of GHCL Ltd in India and identified assets (inventory and intellectual property) of its US subsidiary Grace Home Fashions LLC (GHF).
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Shift officers working for over 3 yrs in poll bound panchayats: EC to MP Govt
Bhopal, Dec 6 (IANS) The State Election Commission has directed the Home and Revenue Departments of the Madhya Pradesh government to shift those officers who have been posted in poll bound panchayats for more than three years.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Terrorist, associate arrested from Sopore in J&K
Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police along with security forces have arrested an active terrorist along with an associate at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district, officials said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Nitish urges people to stay alert amid fear of third Covid wave
Patna, Dec 6 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday that the state government is fully prepared to tackle the possible outbreak of a third Covid wave, even as he urged the people to stay prepared to face the eventualities.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
OPS, EPS elected unopposed to crucial AIADMK posts
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) AIADMK leaders and former Chief Ministers O. Panneerselvam and K. Palaniswami were on Monday elected unopposed to the posts of Coordinator and Joint Coordinator, respectively.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Protests in Gwadar enter Day 22
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Protesters in Gwadar continued their sit-in for the 22nd day on Monday despite the Balochistan government sharing a list detailing progress made on their demands, Dawn reported.
2021-12-06
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
China attempting to build military base on the Atlantic Ocean
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) China is attempting to woo Equatorial Guinea into allowing them to build a military base off their coast, according to a report - a move which would give Beijing a foothold in the Atlantic, and deeply worry Washington, Daily Mail reported.
2021-12-06
Category: International, India,Defence/Security
Omicron shadow: Indian equities plunge on FII outflows (Roundup)
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Continuous foreign fund outflows as well as concerns over impact of the new variant of Covid-19 on growth, dragged India's key equity market indices into the red on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Punjab CM bats for opening border trade with Pakistan
Amritsar, Dec 6 (IANS) In a bid to boost the state's economy, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Monday announced that he would soon write to the Centre besides seeking appointment with the Union Home Minister for opening trade with Pakistan.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
IMA wants booster dose for healthcare workers, others amid Omicron threat
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association has demanded a booster dose for healthcare, frontline workers and immuno-compromised individuals to augment their immunity amid the Omicron threat.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IMA wants booster dose for healthcare workers, others amid Omicron threat
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association has demanded a booster dose for healthcare, frontline workers and immuno-compromised individuals to augment their immunity amid the Omicron threat.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
CM seeks AFSPA repeal as Nagaland bids emotional farewell to 14 slain civilians
Kohima, Dec 6 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday strongly demanded the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Power) Act, 1958 as hundreds of people bid an emotional farewell to the 14 civilians killed by security forces in Mon district.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics,Defence/Security
CM seeks AFSPA repeal as Nagaland bids emotional farewell to 14 slain civilians
Kohima, Dec 6 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday strongly demanded the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Power) Act, 1958 as hundreds of people bid an emotional farewell to the 14 civilians killed by security forces in Mon district.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics,Defence/Security
CISF Delhi, ITBP Jalandhar continue good show at 70th All India Police Hockey
Bengaluru, Dec 6 (IANS) On day five of the prestigious 70th All India Police Hockey Championships being hosted by the Karnataka State Police here at the Bangalore Hockey Stadium, CISF Delhi, ITBP Jalandhar, Manipur Police and Jharkhand Police registered big wins in their respective group stage matches for men, on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Wheelman: Vijay Sethupathi plays an auto driver in 'Maa Manithan'
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Vijay Sethupathi plays an auto driver called Radhakrishnan in National Award-winning director Seenu Ramasamy's eagerly-awaited film 'Maa Manithan', a teaser of which was released by the makers on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Chappell wants Root to bat No.3 in The Ashes
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has suggested England skipper Joe Root to bat at three during the upcoming Ashes considering his good run of form in Test cricket this year.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Kamala Harris branded a 'bully' who inflicts 'soul destroying criticism' on staff
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) US Vice President Kamala Harris has been branded a 'bully' who inflicted 'constant-soul destroying criticism' on her office staff in a damaging expose by a liberal newspaper, Daily Mail reported.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
German firm LiteAuto to invest Rs 1,500 crore in Telangana
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) LiteAuto GmbH, a German company specialising in the production of components made of magnesium alloys for vehicles, will set up an advanced design and manufacturing facility in Telangana with an investment of Rs 1,500 crore.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
ISL: FC Goa, SC East Bengal look for first win of the season
Goa, Dec 6 (IANS) SC East Bengal and FC Goa will have their eyes locked on that elusive first win when the two sides meet in a bottom-table clash in the 2021-22 Hero Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco, Goa on Tuesday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Madras HC restrains I-T dept from acting against DMK MP
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Monday directed the Income Tax department not to take action including recovery proceedings against DMK leader Kathir Anand who is also the member of Parliament from Vellore Lok Sabha seat.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Arun Matheswaran's Tamil crime thriller 'Rocky' to release on Dec 23
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Director Arun Matheswaran's 'Rocky', featuring actor Vasanth Ravi and Bharthirajaa in the lead, will hit screens on December 23, its makers announced on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Lehra Do' unfurls the sheer joy of epic '83' World Cup campaign
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The first song from the highly-anticipated Ranveer Singh-starrer '83' titled 'Lehra Do' has been released.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CBI books two cases of cheating against private firms, conducts raids
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case on a complaint from the State Bank of India, stressed assets management branch, Ahmedabad, against a Gujarat-based private company, including its Directors, and others on the accusation of causing loss of Rs 214.11 crore to the bank.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
RS adjourned for the day amid continuous ruckus by oppn
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The proceedings of the Rajya Sabha on Monday were adjourned for the day after the continuous protests from the opposition bench on Nagaland firing incident and suspension of 12 members.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rohingya genocide: Facebook faces massive $200 bn legal action in UK, US
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Lawyers in the UK and the US on Monday initiated coordinated legal campaigns against Facebook, now known as Meta, on behalf of Rohingya Muslims for its alleged role in facilitating the genocide perpetrated by the Myanmar regime and extremist civilians against the Rohingya people.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kashi gets ready to welcome PM Modi on Dec 13
Varanasi, Dec 6 (IANS) The newly constructed 'Kashi Vishwanath Corridor' of the famous and ancient Kashi Vishwanath temple will be inaugurated in Varanasi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 13.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Passenger from Singapore tests Covid positive at TN's Tiruchi
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) A 63-year-old passenger, who arrived at Tiruchi international airport from Singapore late on Sunday night, has tested Covid-19 positive, and his samples have been sent for genome sequencing, Tamil Nadu health officials said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Covid victims' ex-gratia: SC pulls up Maha, Bengal on low number of applications
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Maharashtra and West Bengal governments for an abysmally low number of applications for compensation of Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to next of kin of Covid victims.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
TN farmers demand restoration of rodent control scheme
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Farmers of the coastal delta districts of Tamil Nadu like Myladuthurai have demanded that the state agricultural department bring back the integrated rodent control scheme to check the rats that are destroying the crops.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Trinamool Congress delegation cancels visit to Nagaland
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) The five-member delegation of the Trinamool Congress that was likely to go to Nagaland's Mon district on Monday to meet the families of civilians killed in the December 4 firing, cancelled the visit after the Nagaland government imposed section 144 in the affected area because of the deteriorating law and order situation.
2021-12-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Vicky-Katrina wedding: Preparations on in full swing at R'sthan hotel
Jaipur, Dec 6 (IANS) Final preparations are in full swing at Six Senses Fort Barwara which will host the much talked about wedding of celebrity couple Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz
Maha 'honour killing': Mother, brother chop off pregnant woman's head, click selfies (2nd Lead)
Aurangabad, Dec 6 (IANS) In a grisly instance of "honour killing", a 18-year-old youth, and his 40-year-old mother, were arrested in Maharashtra's Aurangabad after he allegedly chopped off his pregnant sister's head with a sickle, the duo clicked selfies with the corpse and shared them with friends, officials said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Not our jurisdiction: Delhi Police to court on plea seeking FIR against Khattar
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday told a court that no cognisable offence was committed under its jurisdiction, while replying to a plea seeking lodging of an FIR against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for his alleged remarks against the protesting farmers in a video.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Pinarayi Vijayan a 'friend of Islamic terrorist': BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 6 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the Kerala BJP unit on Monday described him as a "friend of the Islamic terrorist" who is implementing the agenda of the Popular Front of India (PFI).
2021-12-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
India's first woman psychiatrist Sarada Menon is no more
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday condoled the death of Sarada Menon, India's first woman psychiatrist.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Tata Motors to hike CV prices by 2.5% from Jan 1
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Commercial vehicle major Tata Motors Ltd on Monday said the prices of its trucks and buses will increase by about 2.5 per cent from January 1, 2022 onwards.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Vivek Oberoi: Scars of Vikrant Dhawan on 'Inside Edge' serve as reminder for vengeance
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Vivek Oberoi has returned as Vikrant Dhawan, in the latest season of Prime Video original series 'Inside Edge'.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Prithviraj catches up with 'Bheemla Nayak' countepart Rana Daggubati
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran on Monday took to Twitter to post a picture with Telugu hero Rana Daggubati. The special picture was captured during the shoot of Prithviraj's directorial 'Bro Daddy' in Hyderabad.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Centre keeping close watch on evolving situation in Nagaland: Shah in RS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that Centre has been keeping a close watch on the evolving situation in Nagaland and necessary measures are being taken to ensure peace and tranquility in Mon district, following the widespread violence after a "mistaken" army raid, leaving 14 civilians and one soldier dead, while the state authorities, as precautionary measures, have promulgated prohibitory orders in the affected areas.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Actress Radhika Sarathkumar's Twitter account hacked
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor and producer Radhika Sarathkumar on Monday said that her Twitter account had been hacked. Seeking to warn her followers, the well-known actress put up a post on her Instagram page.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Villupuram MP urges TN CM to restore peace at Auroville Int'l Township
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Villupuram MP and Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi leader D. Ravikumar has called upon Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to immediately intervene in the dispute between the Auroville Foundation and members of the Resident Assembly.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pranav Misshra reacts on rumours over 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2' going off air
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Pranav Misshra, who is currently seen as Akshay Mehra on the TV show 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2', has reacted to rumours around the show going off air.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
HAL carried out successful trials of commercial aircraft: Centre
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) had carried out a successful ground run and low speed taxi trials of a commercial aircraft, the Parliament was told on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Kohli is the best Test Captain India have ever had: Irfan Pathan
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Following India's thumping win over New Zealand in Mumbai, former all-rounder Irfan Pathan lavished praise on Virat Kohli, saying he is "the best Test captain the country has ever had".
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vignesh Shivan dedicates lyrics of 'Mother Song' from 'Valimai' to his mom
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Director Vignesh Shivan, whose lyrics for the 'Mother Song' from actor Ajith Kumar's 'Valimai', is garnering praise from all quarters, has dedicated the wonderful lines to his mother, a retired police inspector.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
FIND, CSIR-IGIB to boost genomic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 in India
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Geneva-based Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) on Monday announced partnership with scientific research institute CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrated Biology (IGIB) to aid India's fight against Covid-19 by boosting sequencing capacity across the country.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Alibaba undergoes top management reshuffle amid China crackdown
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) Chinese conglomerate Alibaba on Monday announced a major reshuffle at the top, as the country tightens its stand against domestic Big Tech companies over data and internet regulations.
2021-12-06
Category: International, China,Technology
I was sent to Tihar jail for not joining BJP: Shivakumar
Belagavi (Karnataka), Dec 6 (IANS) Karnataka Congress President D.K. Shivakumar said on Monday that he was sent to Tihar jail for not joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Bigg Boss 15': Rakhi Sawant in heated argument with hubby because of Devoleena
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The latest promo of the upcoming episode of 'Bigg Boss 15' shows a heated argument between Rakhi Sawant and her husband Ritesh. The reason being, Ritesh is a bit emotional after having a conversation with Devoleena on seeing her shedding tears.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sumeet Raghavan, Pariva Pranati share their thoughts on mental health for young kids
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Sumeet Raghavan and Pariva Pranati open up about the upcoming sequence in the show 'Wagle Ki Duniya - Nayi Peedhi Naye Kissey'. It will highlight the mental and emotional turmoil of their son Atharva Wagle, played by Sheehan Kapahi.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
TN sent three proposals on defence corridor, signed 39 MoUs: Govt
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has sent three proposals concerning its defence industrial corridor to the Centre and has signed MoUs with 39 private and public industries, the parliament was told on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Howzzat! Aditya Ojha wants to play a cricketer on screen
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Aditya Ojha, who was seen as protagonist Yug Thakur in TV show 'Namak Issk Ka', now wants to play a cricketer on screen.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Anticipation rises among 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5' viewers for upcoming nominations
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) After Priyanka Singh's exit from 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5', VJ Sunny, Sreerama Chandra, Manas, Shanmukh, Kajal, and Siri are the six contestants left in the game.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
ED Summons Jacqueline Fernandez again in PMLA case
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez in connection with a case of prevention of money laundering involving multi millionaire conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rain washes out day three of Bangladesh-Pak second Test
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) The third day of the second Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan was washed out due to persistent rain on Monday at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Manipur face Odisha in 2nd semifinal of Senior Women's NFC
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Defending champions Manipur will lock horns with Odisha in the second semifinal clash of the ongoing Hero Senior Women's National Football Championship 2021/22 in Kerala, on Wednesday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Anita Kanwal unspools a reel with co-actor Sudhir Pandey on new show
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actors Anita Kanwal and Sudhir Pandey shared a reel on social media about their new show 'Sasuraal Genda Phool 2' and their characters on the show.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
My performance in 'Oomai Sennaai' will be intense: Sanam Shetty on her deglam role
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actress and former 'Bigg Boss Tamil' contestant Sanam Shetty, who considers her upcoming film - director Arjunan Ekalaivan's revenge thriller 'Oomai Sennaai' - to be special, says she is delighted she chose to be a part of the film.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
India inks 4 deals with Russia, including purchase of over 6L AK-203 rifles
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India and Russia inked four agreements on Monday, including a contract for procurement of over six lakh AK-203 assault rifles.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'CES 2022' ready for next-gen innovations on gaming, healthtech, NFTs
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The world's most influential tech event on earth is returning in partial in-person mode in Las Vegas next month and according to a top 'CES 2022' official, people will see some first-time innovations around Blockchain-based non-fungible tokens (NFTs), remote health solutions, self-driving cars, gaming, food and space tech.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Health services hit in Agra as junior doctors stay away from work
Agra, Dec 6 (IANS) Health care services have been hit in Agra, as junior doctors of the SN Medical College have been away from work since November 27. The striking doctors are demanding early start to NEET post graduate counselling for 2021.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Chiranjeevi mulls movie under Boyapati Srinu's direction
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi could collaborate with director Boyapati Srinu on an upcoming movie after the success of the latter's 'Akhanda'.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Omicron: Samples of 246 foreign returnees in Odisha sent for genome sequencing
Bhubaneswar, Dec 6 (IANS) Amid the Omicron threat, 246 samples of returnees from at-risk countries in Odisha were sent to the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar for genome sequencing, an official said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Amarinder, SAD, BJP hand in glove to curb Punjab's rise: Channi
Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Monday blamed his predecessor Amarinder Singh, Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Badal and the BJP for clandestinely harming the state's interests, with their sole focus on the forthcoming Assembly polls.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Cabinet expansion initiative after consulting top leadership: K'taka CM
Hubballi (Karnataka), Dec 6 (IANS) Any initiative on ministry expansion in Karnataka would be taken after consulting the top BJP leadership, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said here on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Delhi govt to organise international level play on life of BR Ambedkar
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday announced it will organise an international level play based on the life of Babasaheb BR Ambedkar.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Contest hots up for vice-president posts in Malayalam actors' body
Kochi, Dec 6 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is locked in a tussle to ensure his supporters are elected as the new office-bearers of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) for a three-year period.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Lanka Premier League kick starts with glitzy opening ceremony
Colombo, Dec 6 (IANS) The Twenty20 fever officially hit the islands of Sri Lanka as the second season of the Lanka Premier League took off with a glitzy opening ceremony in front of a host of fans at the R. Premadasa Stadium here.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Epic Games' 'Flipped' goes live with new features
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Epic Games has announced that its 'Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1: Flipped' is now live with new weapons, locations, characters and more.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Situation in Nagaland critical but under control: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that the situation in Nagaland is critical but it is under control and the government of India expressed deep regrets about the incident that happened in Mon district, Nagaland, and offered condolences to the families of the deceased.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China's IoT market to top $300bn in 2025: Report
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) China's Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to surpass $300 billion in 2025, according to an industry report.
2021-12-06
Category: International, China,Technology
The Ashes: Feels like the quietest build up to a series I have experienced over here, says Anderson
Brisbane, Dec 6 (IANS) England pacer James Anderson said on Monday that the build-up to the 2021/22 Ashes is the quietest he has ever seen when in Australia. He added that the Australian people have been glad to see them come in the country for a tour, especially after emerging from a tough lockdown.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
India reclaim top spot in ICC Test rankings
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) After registering an emphatic 372-run victory against defending World Test champions New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday, India reclaimed the top spot in the ICC Test rankings.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Ex-England pacer Gough appointed managing director of cricket at Yorkshire
Leeds, Dec 6 (IANS) Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) on Monday announced the appointment of former England pacer Darren Gough as the Managing Director of cricket at the club on an interim basis.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Jr NTR's ferocious look as 'Bheem' steams up 'RRR' poster
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The makers of magnum opus 'RRR' teased fans with a brand new poster featuring Jr NTR, who plays 'Komaram Bheem' in the pan-India movie.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Galaxy A03 Core with 6.5-inch Infinity-V display, 5000mAh battery launched
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Samsung on Monday launched its new budget smartphone 'Galaxy A03 Core' with a 6.5-inch Infinity-V display, powerful octa-core processor and massive 5000mAh battery.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Indian team presents autographed jersey to 10-wicket man Ajaz Patel
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel, who took all 10 India wickets in the first innings of the second Test at the Wankhede Stadium here, was in for a surprise when the Mumbai-born player was presented a jersey signed by the entire India squad for his achievement, at the conclusion of the match on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Indian team presents autographed jersey to 10-wicket man Ajaz Patel
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel, who took all 10 India wickets in the first innings of the second Test at the Wankhede Stadium here, was in for a surprise when the Mumbai-born player was presented a jersey signed by the entire India squad for his achievement, at the conclusion of the match on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Hanoi cancels high school reopening
Hanoi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on Monday made a last-minute change to the previously announced plan regarding high school reopening as many Covid-19 community transmissions have been detected in the last few days, making it risky for students.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United States,Politics
MP Cong leader withdraws resignation 24 hrs after tendering it
Bhopal, Dec 6 (IANS) Noori Khan, a Congress leader and a prominent woman face of the party's minority wing in Madhya Pradesh, on Monday withdrew her resignation within 24 hours after she tendered the same.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
MP Cong leader withdraws resignation 24 hrs after tendering it
Bhopal, Dec 6 (IANS) Noori Khan, a Congress leader and a prominent woman face of the party's minority wing in Madhya Pradesh, on Monday withdrew her resignation within 24 hours after she tendered the same.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
SC hints at CBI probe against Param Bir Singh, not by Mumbai Police
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday restrained the Maharashtra Police from filing charge sheet in all the FIRs registered against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, but allowed the investigation to proceed. The top court observed that prima facie it is of the view that the probe against Singh should be done by another agency and not by the state police.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Thailand confirms 1st case of Omicron variant
Bangkok, Dec 6 (IANS) Thai health authorities announced on Monday that a first-ever case of the Omicron Covid variant has been detected in the country.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Maldives receives compensation for reef damaged by cargo ship
Male, Dec 6 (IANS) The Maldives has received $10 million as compensation from a company whose ship ran aground on the Rasfari reef in Kaafu Atoll in August, local media reported on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Fond Memories: Puneeth Rajkumar's nature documentary teaser wows viewers
Bengaluru, Dec 6 (IANS) The teaser of late Kannada star Puneeth Rajkumar's dream project - nature documentary 'Gandhada Gudi' - was released on Monday to wide acclaim and appreciation from all corners.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Southern Cinema
AIADMK demands CBI probe into suicide death of ex-TNPCB chairman
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) AIADMK joint convener and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, K. Palaniswami has demanded a CBI probe into the suicide death of state Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) chairman, A.V. Venkitachalam.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
AIADMK demands CBI probe into suicide death of ex-TNPCB chairman
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) AIADMK joint convener and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, K. Palaniswami has demanded a CBI probe into the suicide death of state Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) chairman, A.V. Venkitachalam.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
AIADMK demands CBI probe into suicide death of ex-TNPCB chairman
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) AIADMK joint convener and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, K. Palaniswami has demanded a CBI probe into the suicide death of state Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) chairman, A.V. Venkitachalam.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
AIADMK demands CBI probe into suicide death of ex-TNPCB chairman
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) AIADMK joint convener and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, K. Palaniswami has demanded a CBI probe into the suicide death of state Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) chairman, A.V. Venkitachalam.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Border closures still considered in Australian state
Adelaide, Dec 6 (IANS) Authorities in South Australia (SA) on Monday warned the state's border could still remain shut to interstate travellers in response to the Omicron Covid-19 variant.
2021-12-06
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Tejashwi slams Nitish for failure on liquor ban in Bihar
Patna, Dec 6 (IANS) After JD(U) MLA Gopal Mandal accused his own party MP Ajay Mandal of involvement in the liquor trade and opium farming, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav slammed the Nitish Kumar government for failing to successfully implement the liquor ban in Bihar.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Tejashwi slams Nitish for failure on liquor ban in Bihar
Patna, Dec 6 (IANS) After JD(U) MLA Gopal Mandal accused his own party MP Ajay Mandal of involvement in the liquor trade and opium farming, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav slammed the Nitish Kumar government for failing to successfully implement the liquor ban in Bihar.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
AICF lines up 13 international chess tournaments for 2022, hikes prize money for nationals
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Having signed a new annual sponsor, the All-India Chess Federation (AICF) has lined up as many as 13 international open tournaments across the country as part of a packed calendar for 2022. And to make things attractive for the players, the AICF has hiked prize money for all national championships, having managed to arrange sponsorship for all major events.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
AICF lines up 13 international chess tournaments for 2022, hikes prize money for nationals
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Having signed a new annual sponsor, the All-India Chess Federation (AICF) has lined up as many as 13 international open tournaments across the country as part of a packed calendar for 2022. And to make things attractive for the players, the AICF has hiked prize money for all national championships, having managed to arrange sponsorship for all major events.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Shooting of 'Thupparivalan 2' to begin in April next year: Vishal
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Vishal, who played the lead in the first part of the critically acclaimed superhit Tamil film 'Thupparivalan', has announced that production for 'Thupparivalan 2' would begin in London in January followed by filming in April.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Shooting of 'Thupparivalan 2' to begin in April next year: Vishal
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Vishal, who played the lead in the first part of the critically acclaimed superhit Tamil film 'Thupparivalan', has announced that production for 'Thupparivalan 2' would begin in London in January followed by filming in April.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
NZ secures new Covid-19 medicine
Wellington, Dec 6 (IANS) New Zealand has secured supplies of another medicine to treat Covid-19, Health Minister Andrew Little said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
NZ secures new Covid-19 medicine
Wellington, Dec 6 (IANS) New Zealand has secured supplies of another medicine to treat Covid-19, Health Minister Andrew Little said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Did everything to ensure Perth Test, unfortunately it was not possible: CA CEO
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Cricket Australia chief executive officer (CEO) Nick Hockley said on Monday that he did everything within his means to ensure Perth remains the venue for the fifth and final Ashes Test from January 14, but unfortunately "this was not possible".
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
S.Korean President's approval rating rises to 40.5%: Poll
Seoul, Dec 6 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating rose 1.0 percentage point to 40.5 per cent last week, a new poll revealed on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
S.Korean President's approval rating rises to 40.5%: Poll
Seoul, Dec 6 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating rose 1.0 percentage point to 40.5 per cent last week, a new poll revealed on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Jimmy Sheirgill: Whether it's a cameo or lead, being sincere is my only constant
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Making his debut in 1996 with a small yet substantial part in Gulzar's directorial 'Maachis', Jimmy Sheirgill is complimented as a 'fine actor' by the critics with a tag of being 'underutilised'.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Will comment on Goa ex-CM's entry into BJP, only after he resigns as Cong MLA'
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) The BJP's pursuit of former Chief Minister and sitting Congress MLA Ravi Naik appears to have cooled off a bit, with state Bharatiya Janata Party president Sadanand Shet Tanavade claiming that until Naik resigns from his legislatorship, he would not be willing to comment on the issue.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 years in prison (Ld)
Nay Py Taw, Dec 6 (IANS) Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto leader of Myanmar who was ousted during the February 1 military coup, was on Monday sentenced to four years in prison after she was "found guilty on charges of inciting dissent and breaking Covid rules under a natural disasters law", the media reported.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Japanese govt submits extra budget to Parliament for economic package
Tokyo, Dec 6 (IANS) The Japanese government on Monday submitted to Parliament a draft extra budget for fiscal 2021 worth a record 36 trillion yen ($320 billion) to partially finance its latest economic package.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Cong was unjust to Ambedkar, Netaji, Patel: BJP leader
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) The Congress was unjust towards Babasaheb Ambedkar, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to promote "one family", BJP National General Secretary, CT Ravi said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics