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Mandarin Oriental on eliminating single-use plastic
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) One of the leading hotel chains in the world, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group had pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic, across its portfolio of 33 luxury hotels, by the end of March 2021. A year on the Group highlights the achievements made to date and some of the continuing challenges.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Gujarat's daily corona tally rises to 1,560, 16 more deaths
Gandhinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) Gujarat on Thursday saw a new high in its daily coronavirus cases, at 1,560, taking its tally to 2,03,509, while the death toll rose to 3,922, with 16 more succumbing.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
JuD to scale up its Kashmir campaign (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The dreaded ISIs C Wing uses the Hafiz Muhammad Saeed controlled Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD)/Lashkar-e Taiba (LeT) to run point on Kashmir.
2020-11-26
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Gold jewellery retail industry expects demand recovery in H2FY21: ICRA
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The gold jewellery retail industry expects a demand recovery in H2FY21 driven by higher number of occasions like festivals and weddings, ratings agency ICRA said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
K'taka reports 1,505 new Covid cases, 12 deaths
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) With 1,505 Covid positive cases and as many as 12 succumbing to this virus on Wednesday Karnataka's total number of infections reached to 8,79,560 and the death toll reached to 11,726, the Health department bulletin released on Thursday stated.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
RBI asks LVB to write down Rs 318.20 crore of Tier 2 bonds
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) In a sudden turn of events, some hours before the amalgamation of the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with DBS Bank India Ltd is to take effect, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday gave a Rs 318.20 crore relief to DBS Bank.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
ECLGS 2.0: Principal to be paid in 48 installments post 1-yr moratorium
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) With the Centre extending the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) to 26 sectors, borrowers under the extended programme - ECLGS 2.0 -- will have to repay the principal amount in 48 installments after the one-year moratorium.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Guv acting 'unconstitutionally': Trinamool MP
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee on Thursday alleged that Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was acting 'unconstitutional manner' and speaking on behalf of the accused and obstructing the investigation.
2020-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India, Myanmar exchange 61 nationals through ICP
Imphal/Guwahati, Nov 26 (IANS) India and Myanmar on Thursday exchanged 61 nationals including two militants through the Moreh Integrated Check Post (ICP) in southern Manipur, officials said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Manipur,National,Diplomacy
Major players in Hyderabad polls battling it out on social media
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) With just three days left for the campaign for the Greater Hyderabad municipal polls to end, major political are going all out to use social media platforms to reach out to voters.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Be ready to shell out Rs 1K for not wearing mask in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration on Thursday increased the penalty for not wearing face mask from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000. However, there would be no night curfew in the city.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Covaxin Phase-3 trials begin in AIIMS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Phase-III human trials of indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin began at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India seeks closure on 26/11 as Pak plays hardball
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) For a bellicose Pakistan, 26/11 is not its wound to suture, yes the FATF spectre hangs over its head, but rogue and toxic states like Pakistan don't feel enough gravitational pull to bend before the world community. In what was the deadliest terror attack since 9/11, by targeting India's financial capital, it brought India to its knees.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Want to resolve all disputes through talk, Oli tells Shringla
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Thursday said that his country wants to resolve all remaining outstanding issues with India through talks and dialogue.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Late goal helps NorthEast draw game after Kerala take 2-goal lead
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 26 (IANS) Substitute Idrissa Sylla's 90th minute goal helped NorthEast United deny Kerala Blasters a win as the latter squandered a two-goal advantage, and the Indian Super League match ended in 2-2 draw on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
2014-15 Oz tour took confidence to next level: Kohli on his evolution
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli, who is in Australia for his fifth tour with the Indian team over the last decade, said on Thursday that the 2014-15 tour of Down Under holds significance for him as it revealed a lot to him about his own game and took his confidence to a new level.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat deputy CM orders action against those stacking Corona victim's bodies in hearse van
Gandhinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) The Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Thursday ordered strict action against all those responsible for treating Corona victims bodies in an inhuman way in a van in Gandhinagar.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Vigilance sleuths raid IFS officer in Odisha in disproportionate assets case
Bhubaneswar, Nov 26 (IANS) Vigilance sleuths have unearthed lavish lifestyle and massive wealth accumulated by 1987 batch Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Abhay Kant Pathak, said an official on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai HC admits writ petition for compensation to LVB shareholders
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Shareholders of the 94-year-old Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) have started knocking the doors of justice for a fair valuation of their bank, the amalgamation of which takes effect from Friday onwards.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian-American was interpreter for attempt to save Jewish family in 26/11
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) An Indian-American professor, who spoke to the Pakistani terrorist in a bid to save the Jewish family held hostage during the 26/11 terror strike, recalled the eerie calm with which the man spoke.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,National
VW to face action for cheat devices, SC junks plea on quashing FIR
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a special leave petition (SLP) filed by German car manufacturer Skoda-Volkswagen (VW) seeking to quash an FIR registered over alleged installation of cheat emissions devices in its vehicles.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBDT to validate UDIN from ICAI portal for tax audit reports
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As part of its efforts to curb fake tax audit certifications by non-chartered accountants, the Income Tax Department on Thursday said that its e-filing portal has completed integration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) portal for validation of Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN).
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Protesting farmers keep Haryana, Delhi cops on toes
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The massive farmers' protest march from Punjab to Delhi kept the Haryana and Delhi police forces on their toes on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra reports 1k more Covid cases as recoveries outnumber
Amaravati, Nov 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 1,031 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.65 lakh even as 1,081 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
World Test Championship: Kohli hits out at new ICC points system
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday criticised the new ICC points system for the World Test Championship that ranks teams on percentage of points (PCT) instead of the overall points earned.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Peter Kerkar of Cox & Kings arrested by ED in money laundering case
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has arrested travel firm Cox and Kings' promoter Peter Kerkar in an alleged money laundering case, as per reports.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nivar effect: Met dept puts Bengaluruon Yellow alert for next 2 days
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a yellow alert in Bengaluru and surrounding districts on November 26 and 27.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The roll of dice seems to be in Australia's favour (Column: Close-in)
Millions of Indian cricket fans will finally watch their team in action on Friday. The three-match One-day International series Down Under against Australia is just the tasteful appetiser that every cricket lover would be looking forward to, before the T20 and the Test series follow. The Indian Premier League (IPL) did bring in some excitement but a duel between two of the top international sides in the world is an entirely different ball game.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Roshni land scam 'real face of Gupkar Gang': Anurag Thakur
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Union minister and BJP leader Anurag Thakur has termed the Gupkar Alliance of Kashmir parties as a threat to the unity of the country, claiming that the Roshni land scam is the "real face of the Gupkar Gang."
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP govt hell-bent on suppressing farmers: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday slammed the government for using excessive force to stop the farmers from marching towards Delhi to protest against the recently enacted farm laws, saying the present BJP government is hell-bent on suppressing the genuine demands and concerns of the farmers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Computer programmer hacked more than 30 websites for bitcoins in a drug case
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) The Bengaluru central crime branch police were reportedly stunned by the "hacking skills" employed by the 25-year-old computer programmer who was arrested last week.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Want to experience beautiful moment of birth of my child: Kohli
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) My decision to return home after the first Test for the impending birth of my first child was made prior to the October 26 selection meeting and I conveyed the same to the selectors at the meeting, India skipper Virat Kohli disclosed on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru temple priest arrested for raping 10-year-old
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) A 61-year-old priest in Bengaluru has been arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl at his daughter's home, located within the temple premises, police said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
IPL doesn't give us any advantage over Aussies: Kohli
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said that playing together with the Australian players for the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises would not give his players any extra advantage.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
P&G companies fined Rs 241 cr for not passing on GST cut benefits (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) has imposed a fine of over Rs 241.5 crore on P&G Home Products, P&G Hygiene and Healthcare and Gillette India Ltd for not passing on benefits of GST rate cut to the consumers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AG for live streaming cases, virtual hearings post-pandemic too
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Attorney General K.K. Venugopal on Thursday batted for live streaming of court cases and video conferencing as a norm in future for functioning of courts, which should not stop even after the pandemic is over.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Waste fishing gear threatens Ganges wildlife: Study
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Researchers have found that waste fishing gear in Ganges poses a serious threat to wildlife including otters, turtles and dolphins.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Environment/Wildlife
Headless body found in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 26 (IANS) A headless body of a man was found in an empty plot of land in Sector 47 of Gurugram on Thursday evening, the police said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha crosses 18 lakh Covid cases, infections, deaths rise
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 cases crossed the 18-lakh mark on Thursday even as new infections and deaths continued to rise along with active cases, causing concerns, health authorities said here.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Event organiser gang-raped at Gurugram hotel
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) A Delhi-based event organiser was allegedly gang-raped by four men in an upscale hotel after the accused offered her wine probably laced with drugs in Gurugram on November 24, the police said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonakshi leaves behind a piece of her heart as she leaves Maldives
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha on Thursday bid goodbye to Maldives, her favourite vacation spot, with a heavy heart.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Reaching Australia early will prove advantageous: Kohli
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said that early arrival in Australia for a two-week quarantine-cum-practice sessions in bio-bubble due to the Coronavuirus pandemic would prove advantageous and allow the players more time to prepare for the long tour of Australia.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
TCS founder, 'Father' of Indian IT industry F.C. Kohli no more
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Fakir Chand Kohli, the founder and the first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), passed away on Thursday after reportedly suffering a heart attack. He was 96.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology
'Social action litigation powerful tool to correct inefficiencies in govt delivery'
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) On the historic occasion of India's Constitution Day, Supreme Court judge Justice D.Y. Chandrachud delivered a special lecture to mark the event.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
WB govt replaces disgruntled leader Subhendu Adhikari from key post
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Amid speculations of possible defection, West Bengal irrigation and transport minister Suvendu Adhikari was removed from the post of Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners (HRBC) chairman on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
LG Electronics to establish new biz centre in US
Seoul, Nov 26 (IANS) LG Electronics on Thursday said it will set up a new business unit in the United States to seek future growth opportunities.
2020-11-26
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
53% in India willing to switch jobs to avail remote work: Survey
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) More than half of the office-goers in India are willing to switch jobs if it meant they could work remotely, said a new survey on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Premiums on insurance bought during Oct-Mar eligible under LTC scheme
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Central government employees can claim reimbursement for premiums paid for insurance policies purchased between October 12, 2020 and March 31, 2021, under the leave travel concession (LTC) cash voucher scheme.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Barkha Singh: 'Please Find Attached Season 2' an enriching experience
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Influencer and actress Barkha Singh finds it an enriching experience to play the character of Sanya in the web series Please Find Attached Season 2.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Divine grace and TN government's measures cut down loss of lives due to Nivar'
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) A combination of factors -- divine as well as man made -- resulted in reduced number of casualties in Tamil Nadu due to the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar that crossed the state and neighbouring Puducherry's coast on Wednesday night and Thursday early morning, said a senior state government official.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priyanshu Painyuli on getting married in Covid era
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Priyanshu Painyuli is taking all precautions to ensure guests are safe at his marriage ceremony. The actor is getting married to his longtime girlfriend Vandana Joshi and the ceremonies are currently on till November 28.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
26/11 attacks result of Pakistan's mullah-military nexus
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Thursday marks the twelfth anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, also known as Indias 26/11. As is well known internationally, ten Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists from Pakistan reached Mumbai by sea, opened fire, took people hostages and killed 166 including 18 security personnel and some foreigners in the 60-hour siege.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Coronaviruses related to pandemic virus found in lab freezers: Study
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Researchers have found coronaviruses closely related to SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, in bats stored in laboratory freezers in Cambodia and Japan, according to a study published in the journal Nature.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
IMA scam: Baig hospitalised, CBI to wait till he returns to prison
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Expelled Congress leader R. Roshan Baig was shifted from the Parappana Agrahara Central Prison hospital to the Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences on Thursday over health complications.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
26/11 Attacks: When Maximum City relived 1993 serial blasts
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Twelve years back on this day, Mumbai was under siege. It lost 166 people and over 300 were injured; many families scarred for life. Ten Pakistani nationals who had sailed over from the Pakistani port city of Karachi had launched bomb and gun attacks at multiple locations. The world sat and watched the carnage live as it unfolded over four days at the majestic Taj Mahal Hotel.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Excited to be back playing in front of crowds: Kohli
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Rival skippers Virat Kohli of India and Aaron Finch of Australia on Thursday expressed relief and joy at the prospect of playing in front of crowds when the two teams lock horns in the first One-day International at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Friday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
'Dogged pursuit': The four-legged bravehearts who saved Mumbai in 26/11
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Not only humans, but man's best friend also contributed in a big way to saving lives of hundreds of innocent people during and after the 26/11 Mumbai terror strike.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Huge renewable energy plans lie ahead for next decade: PM Modi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced that there are huge renewable energy deployment plans for India for the next decade which are likely to generate business prospects of around $20 billion per year.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Civilian injured in ceasefire violation by Pak in Poonch
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) One civilian was injured on Thursday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of J&K.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Maradona impacted people's lives; he'll be missed, says Kohli
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) In football legend Diego Maradona's death we have lost a genius who impacted people's lives, and he would be missed, said India cricket captain Virat Kohli here on Thursday while paying rich tributes to the former Argentina coach.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket,Football
Yesha Rughani plays aspiring actor in her next TV show
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Yesha Rughani will be seen as an aspiring actor in the upcoming show, Hero: Gayab Mode On.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Post 26/11, Indian hotels adhere to unparalleled security protocol
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The vivid photographs and video footage of Mumbais iconic Taj Mahal Palace burning or the horrific visuals of death and destruction at the Trident Oberoi, Leopold Café and Chatrapathi Sivaji Terminal Railway station will remain etched on every Indians memory. Indias financial capital, along with the rest of the country, stood still for four days watching the horrific terror attacks carried out by Pakistan-based Lashar-e-Taiba. In the wake of the Mumbai attacks, the contours of security protocol in the hospitality industry and other business premises got changed forever.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Five girls injured in celebratory firing in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 26 (IANS) Five girls sustained injuries during celebratory firing at a wedding in the Sohna area here, the police said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
President: Covid's compulsions have helped find creative ways to fulfil access to justice
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said he was happy see the Supreme Court work continuously amid the pandemic and this compulsion induced by Covid-19 has helped in finding more creative ways to fulfil the task of access to justice.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
K'taka BJP leader makes U-turn, says 17 MLAs' sacrifice must be respected
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister, B. S. Yediyurappa's political secretary, M. P. Renukacharya on Thursday made a U-turn stating that "17-legilsators" who sacrificed their political future are worthy of becoming ministers in the state cabinet.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
File report on vigilance probe: Delhi HC to police on riots accused's statement leak
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Delhi Police to file a report regarding the vigilance inquiry in connection with the leak of information over the disclosure statement of Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha, who is an accused in the Delhi riots case, to some media portals.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Soni fires 69 to lead at Eagleton Champions golf
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Unfancied Milind Soni fired a 3-under 69 in English weather-like conditions to climb atop the leaderboard at the end of the penultimate round of the Eagleton Champions Golf Tournament at Eagleton Golf Resort here on Wednesday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Golf
Internal party issues must not be raised publicly: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Rejecting charges of the Congress lacking inner-party democracy, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said anyone was free to take their grouse to the party chief or the working committee but internal party issues should not be raised at public platforms.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Andhra's 'we love reading' to inculcate reading habit in children
Amaravati, Nov 26 (IANS) Adding another dimension to the already prioritised field of education, Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday launched 'we love reading' campaign to inculcate the habit of reading in school students.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
Sanjay Dutt's new film 'Torbaaz' discusses terrorism with human angle
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Girish Malik, who directs Sanjay Dutt in his new film Torbaaz, says he wanted to show a story of hope and discuss terrorism with a human angle in the upcoming release.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kohli for conserving Bumrah, Shami; resting them for ODIs, T20Is
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said that his primary pace bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami will be played selectively during the white ball series to prepare for the long four-Test series beginning next month.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Indian firms push digital transformation, reinvent biz model
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As pandemic accelerates digital transformation across the spectrum, a Dell Technologies report on Thursday said that 94.7 per cent of Indian organisations have fast-tracked some digital transformation programmes this year and 92.3 percent of those surveyed are re-inventing their business model.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Disney plans to lay off 32k as pandemic hits theme parks biz
San Francisco, Nov 26 (IANS) Disney has increased the number of people it is planning to lay off in the first half of fiscal 2021 from 28,000 to 32,000, the company said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
2020-11-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Harrowing time for motorists amid farmers' protests in Hry
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Hundreds of vehicles, including trucks and buses, were stranded on the national highways across Haryana on Thursday as the police put up barricades to prevent the protesting farmers from moving towards the national capital as part of their 'Dilli Chalo' agitation.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
New book recounts how BJP was deprived of power in Maharashtra
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) In October 2019, the Assembly elections held in Maharashtra saw a decisive mandate in favour of the pre-poll Mahayuti alliance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena, against the Maha-agahdi alliance of the Nationalist Congress Party and the Indian National Congress. But what followed shook the very foundations of democracy in the state, as Priyam Gandhi-Mody relates in "Trading Power" (Hachette).
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Dia Mirza: It doesn't take much to be a changemaker
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza says change is driven by the power of empathy, compassion and intention.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No clarity at all on injury issues of Rohit, Ishant: Kohli
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on the eve of the first One-day International against Australia on Thursday said that there had been no clarity on the injuries of Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma and that had they been undergoing rehab with the squad in Australia, like Wriddhiman Saha, it would have increased their chances of playing in the Test series.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Custom case: CBI raids 8 places in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The CBI on Thursday conducted searches at eight places in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi in an ongoing case against some custom officials who are accused of clearing consignments by undervaluing goods in violation of the import policy.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sukhbir slams Centre for dealing 'repressively' with farmers
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Badal on Thursday came down heavily against the BJP governments in Haryana and at the Centre for dealing "repressively" with the peacefully and democratically protesting farmers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Bhojpuri actress Rani Chatterjee has fun with dialogues on TV
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Popular Bhojpuri actress Rani Chatterjee says she is thrilled to be a part of the Hindi TV serial, Gudiya Humari Sabhi Pe Bhari, because she gets to execute dialogues in a comic style. This is something she has not done in the past.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Controversial speeches in GHMC polls under police scanner
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) With leaders of different parties making controversial remarks during the ongoing campaign for Greater Hyderabad civic polls, Telangana Police on Thursday said it is examining their speeches and will take action if they are found to be violative of the law.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP all set to revamp party leadership in Bihar
Patna, Nov 26 (IANS) After emerging as the single largest party in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the recent Bihar Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to overhaul the leadership with a new team of leaders in the state.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
P&G companies fined Rs 241 cr for not passing on GST cut benefits
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) has imposed a fine of over Rs 241.5 crore on P&G Home Products, P&G Hygiene and Healthcare and Gillette India Ltd for not passing on benefits of GST rate cut to the consumers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Banking, pharma stocks lift indices, metals shine too (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) A bounce back in banking stocks lifted the key Indian benchmark equity indices on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ritesh Batra: Thankful to Irrfan for his friendship
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) On the occasion of Thanksgiving, filmmaker Ritesh Batra remembered the late Irrfan Khan, saying the actor might have departed but he continues to live through his legacy in the cinematic world.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Upcoming Vivo-Jio locked in phone to herald new trend in India
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As reports surfaced that the upcoming Vivo smartphone Y1s will be bundled with Reliance Jio for an attractive price, industry watchers on Thursday said the locked phones strategy would help Jio further scratch the surface before it launches its own branded smartphones in the future.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
East Bengal start campaign with derby match vs ATK Mohun Bagan (ISL Match 8)
Vasco (Goa), Nov 26 (IANS) East Bengal make their Indian Super League (ISL) debut on Friday with a game against historic rivals ATK Mohun Bagan at the Tilak Maidan Stadium.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Cricket
Dosing error: AstraZeneca faces tough questions about Covid vax
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) After disclosing promising results from its Covid-19 vaccine trial earlier this week, drugmaker AstraZeneca is now facing tough questions from experts, especially after the company admitted a manufacturing error by a contractor.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Farmers' protests: Massive jam on Delhi-Gurugram border
Gurugram, Nov 26 (IANS) Amid the anti-farm law demonstration by several farmers' outfits on Thursday, the commuters on Delhi-Gurugram Expressway faced huge traffic snarls throughout the day.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Ministry of Ports begins public consultation on draft Merchant Shipping Bill
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways has issued a draft of the Merchant Shipping Bill, 2020 for public consultation. The Bill aims to repeal and replace the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 and the Coasting Vessels Act, 1838 with a up-to-date legislation incorporating the best practices adopted by other advanced countries like the US, Japan, UK, Singapore and Australia.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No clarity on Rohit, would have preferred him here: Kohli
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on the eve of the first One-day International against Australia on Thursday said that there had been no clarity on the injuries of Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma and that had they been undergoing rehab with the squad in Australia, like Wriddhiman Saha, it would have increased their chances to play the Tests.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vishal Mishra's new song Woh chaand comes from 'deep personal corners'
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Singer-composer Vishal Mishra says his latest song, Woh chaand kahan se laogi, is special for him because it comes from deep personal corners and experiences.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sidhu had boiled veggies, I had missi roti, says Amarinder
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) A day after meeting his former Cabinet colleague Navjot Sidhu over luncheon after over a year of 'political differences', Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said his former colleague had boiled vegetables and he himself partook a lunch.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
MLA Lalan Paswan lodges FIR with vigilance dept against Lalu Prasad
Patna, Nov 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Pirpaiti in Bhagalpur district Lalan Paswan lodged an FIR with the vigilance department in Patna on Thursday afternoon in connection with tape-gate.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Opinion/Commentary
Reviewing city's Covid-19 situation periodically, Delhi govt tells HC
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court was on Monday informed that the Delhi government is continuously monitoring the Covid-19 situation in the national capital.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Palghar lynchings: Thane court grants bail to 54 accuse
Thane/Palghar (Maharashtra), Nov 26 (IANS) Thane Special Sessions Judge P. P. Jadhav on Thursday granted bail of Rs 15,000 each to 54 accused in the sensational Palghar lynching case of two Sadhus and their driver.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ravi Teja discloses his favourite destination
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Telugu star Ravi Teja has disclosed one of his favourite places, in his latest social media post.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
377 held for illegal immigration in Haryana
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) A Special Investigating Team (SIT) constituted in Haryana to arrest illegal immigration operators has arrested 377 criminals in 435 cases and seized Rs 1.12 crore from them, an official said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi cremated with full state honours
Guwahati, Nov 26 (IANS) Assam bade an emotional send-off to its longest serving Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday, as his funeral were marked by the presence of thousands of men and women and performed with full state honours at the Nabagraha cremation ground in Guwahati.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Foreign Secretary Shringla calls on Nepal PM Oli (2nd Ld)
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who is on a two-day visit to Nepal, paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Thursday evening.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Nora Fatehi rides a camel to celebrate 20 Million Instagram followers
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Nora Fatehi rode a camel for the first time in life to celebrate her Instagram follower count touching 20 million.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
More recoveries in Kerala than new Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 26 (IANS) Even as Kerala along with a few other states contribute to a majority of Covid cases in the country, on Thursday the number of recoveries continued to exceed the number of new Covid positive cases in the southern states.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Preity Zinta vacays with hubby, sun, snow and smiles
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta has given fans a glimpse of her vacation with husband Gene Goodenough, and she sure is having a gala this winter.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bollywood drugs case: Kshitij Prasad gets bail after two months
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) A special court on Thursday granted a conditional bail to Kshitij R. Prasad - a former associate of Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar - two months after his arrest, his lawyer said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
Rift in NDA in Raj as Nagaur MP supports farmers protest
Jaipur, Nov 26 (IANS) Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal, convenor of the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party that is part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), on Thursday said that the central government should lend its ear to the farmers and roll back the farm laws passed in Parliament recently.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajeev Khandelwal: 'Naxalbari' highlights perspectives of both sides
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) The lead actors of the upcoming web series Naxalbari -- Rajeev Khandelwal and Amir Ali -- said the story of the show offers a balanced view from both sides of the spectrum on the Naxal movement, and that the show could start a healthy public debate.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Constitution Day an occasion to bow down to Ambedkar'
Shimla, Nov 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Urban Development and Law minister Suresh Bhardwaj on Thursday said the Constitution Day was an occasion to bow down to B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of the Constitution of India.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Kriti Kharbanda, Vikrant Massey to star in '14 Phere'
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Actors Kriti Kharbanda and Vikrant Massey have started shoot for their upcoming film, 14 Phere.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mrunal Thakur heads to Chandigarh for final schedule of 'Jersey'
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Mrunal Thakur is all geared up to shoot the final schedule of her upcoming film, Jersey, in Chandigarh. She says she is a little scared of working amidst the pandemic but feels it is a collectively moral responsibility to finish the film.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No bail or agency custody for ill Kerala ex-minister
Kochi, Nov 26 (IANS) A special court in Kerala's Kochi on Thursday refused to give bail to arrested former minister V.K. Ebrahim Kunju, but also rejected the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau's (VACB) plea for custody.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ranchi DC seeks report on how Lalu got phone in jail
Ranchi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Ranchi district administration has sought a report from the jail superintendent of Birsa Munda Central Jail here as to how incarcerated RJD supremo Lalu Yadav had access to a mobile phone.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Extremely heavy rainfall expected in some parts of AP
Amaravati, Nov 26 (IANS) The Met department on Thursday forecast extremely heavy rainfall in some parts of Kurnool, Kadapa, Chittoor and Prakasam districts in Andhra Pradesh till Friday morning.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cybersecurity firm Sophos hit by data breach, notifies customers
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Leading cyber security company Sophos has notified some customers via email about a data security breach this week, saying a small subset of customers were affected.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Kapil Wadhawan moves NCLT against DHFL administrator, CoC
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Kapil Wadhawan, the erstwhile promoter of the Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) has moved the National Company Law Tribunal against the RBI-appointed administrator and the Committee of Creditors of the bankrupt NBFC.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Second Covid wave further weakens Germany's consumer climate: Study
Berlin, Nov 26 (IANS) The second Covid-19 wave "dealt a blow" to consumer climate in Germany and the forward-looking consumer-sentiment index fell from minus 3.2 points in November to minus 6.7 points in December, according to a monthly study published on Thursday by market research institute GfK.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Germany,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
DMRC suspends services from NCR to Delhi till further orders
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Thursday announced that its services from the National Capital Region (NCR) to Delhi will remain suspended till further notice due to security reasons in wake of the farmers' protest.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Scientists develop new gene therapy for eye disease
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new gene therapy approach that offers one day treatment for an eye disease that leads to a progressive loss of vision and affects thousands of people across the globe.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Japan reports 2,502 fresh Covid-19 infections
Tokyo, Nov 26 (IANS) The confirmed Covid-19 cases in Japan increased by 2,502 to reach 140,288 as of Thursday, according to the latest figures from the health ministry and local authorities.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine,Politics
Napoli to rename its stadium in honour of Maradona
Naples, Nov 26 (IANS) Serie A club Napoli on Thursday renamed its stadium in honour of Diego Maradona a day after he died aged 60. Club president Aulerio de Laurentiis said in a statement that the San Paolo Stadium will now be renamed after him.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Braving tear-gas shells, farmers close to Delhi (2nd Ld)
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Tens of thousands of farmers on Thursday practically rose up in arms as they braved tear-gas shells and water cannons, managed to break police barricades at several places in Haryana while heading to the national capital to lodge their protest over the Centre's farm laws.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Iran's Covid-19 cases top 900,000
Tehran, Nov 26 (IANS) Iran's Health Ministry reported 13,961 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the total nationwide infections to 908,346.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine,Politics
Bollywood remembers 26/11 martyrs
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities on Thursday remembered the horrors of the Mumbai terror attack of 2008 and paid a tribute to the martyrs who laid their lives trying to save the city.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
1st ODI: Black armbands, minute's silence for Dean Jones
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian and Australian cricketers will wear black armbands and observe a minute's silence in the memory of former Australian batsman Dean Jones before the strat of the first ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. Also, a highlights package from Jones's playing days will be shown on the big screen before the start of the encounter.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Salesforce to buy Microsoft Teams rival Slack: Report
San Francisco, Nov 26 (IANS) Cloud software firm Salesforce is reportedly planning to buy Microsoft Teams rival and enterprise chat platform Slack within days.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Sonali Kulkarni: Idea of being imperfect can be scary
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Sonali Kulkarni feels each one of us aspires to be loved, adding that the idea of being imperfect can be scary.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Vietnam reports 10 fresh Covid-19 cases
Hanoi, Nov 26 (IANS) Vietnam reported 10 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, pushing the total confirmed infections to 1,331 with 35 deaths from the disease so far, according to its Ministry of Health.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Space travel can adversely affect energy production in a cell
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Critical parts of a cell's energy production machinery, the mitochondria, can be made dysfunctional due to space travel, says a study.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Jennifer Lopez redefines oomph at 51, bares it all for next single
Los Angeles, Nov 26 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is slaying fans with oomph at 51. She has posed completely nude for the cover of her upcoming single, In the morning.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wrong of party MLAs to participate in anti-coal protests: Goa BJP chief
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Irked by more and more ruling BJP MLAs joining public protests against transportation and handling of coal at the state's only major port, state BJP President Sadanand Shet Tanavade faulted the party's legislators, saying their actions should remain within the "respectable limits".
2020-11-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Cop killed in Afghanistan blast
Kabul, Nov 26 (IANS) A police officer was killed on Thursday as blast hit Tirin Kot city, the capital of Uruzgan Province in southern Afghanistan, provincial government spokesman Ahmad Shah Sahel said.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Panasonic India expects pent-up demand to sustain till next quarter (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) After achieving more than 30 per cent growth in festive season sales, consumer durable major Panasonic India expects the pent-up demand momentum to continue at least till the next quarter.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Abhishek, Chitrangda's pics from Bob Biswas set in Kolkata go viral
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan is currently shooting for his upcoming Bollywood film Bob Biswas in the city, and on-location photos of the actor in action went viral on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Pneumonia vaccine may reduce impact of Covid-19: Study
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Pneumonia vaccines can potentially reduce the impact of viruses such as Covid-19, said researchers, adding that it has reduced illness and death in patients with pneumonia, serious lung conditions and rotavirus, a common disease which causes severe diarrhoea and vomiting.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Belarus reports 1,563 fresh Covid-19 cases
Minsk, Nov 26 (IANS) Belarus reported 1,563 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the tally to 130,012, the country's health ministry said.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Belarus,Health/Medicine,Politics
Gunmen abduct 28 travellers in Afghanistan's Wardak province
Kabul, Nov 26 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen intercepted vehicles and abducted 28 travellers in Afghanistan's eastern Wardak province, police spokesman Hajji Mohammad Ofiani said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Trade union strike hits Bihar, workers block roads with buffaloes (Ld)
Patna, Nov 26 (IANS) The nationwide strike by trade unions impacted Bihar as well on Thursday as supporters of the RJD, Congress and Left parties marched on the streets of Patna.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Two soldiers killed in drive-by shooting on Srinagar's outskirts
Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) Barely 48 hours ahead of the start of DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, two soldiers were killed in a terror attack in broad daylight just outside Srinagar on Thursday, officials said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Nushrratt Bharuccha on 'Chhorii': Excited, nervous, charged up for this one
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Nushrratt Bharuccha has started shooting for the upcoming film Chhorii and says she is excited as well as nervous about the project.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
38 million jobs lost in E. Africa due to Covid pandemic: Report
Addis Ababa, Nov 26 (IANS) The Eastern Africa region's labour market has been the worst hit on the continent from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic as an estimated 38 million jobs lost.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Stop inciting farmers, Khattar asks Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday slammed his Punjab counterpart, Amarinder Singh, for inciting the farmers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Case against Tejasvi Surya for meeting at Osmania University
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Hyderabad police on Thursday booked BJP leader Tejasvi Surya for entering Osmania University and addressing a meeting without permission.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
RJD joins trade unions strike in Bihar, workers block road with buffaloes
Patna, Nov 26 (IANS) The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) joined the one-day 'Bharat Bandh' called by the Central Trade Unions on Thursday as the party workers blocked the road in Vaishali district. They even brought their buffaloes and lit 'diyas' on the road, causing a traffic jam on the Muzaffarpur-Hajipur road.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
B'luru police open fire at criminal who attacked woman officer
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Bengaluru police opened fire at a criminal to immobilise and arrest him in the wee hours of Thursday after he stabbed a woman police inspector and constable who had accompanied him to the crime scene.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SL to invest in infrastructure at Mattala airport
Colombo, Nov 26 (IANS) Sri Lanka will invest in maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) facilities at the China-built Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) in the country's Southern province, local media citing a government official said here on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Uganda launches door-to-door campaign amid spike in Covid cases
Kampala, Nov 26 (IANS) Uganda has adopted the Village Health Team (VHT) strategy as a new battlefront to quell the resurgence of Covid-19 pandemic in the country, the health ministry said.
2020-11-26
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine,Politics
Air quality will substantially improve in coming years: CPCB Member Secy
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As the national capital and the surrounding states reel under a air pollution crisis, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) Member Secretary Prashant Gargava on Thursday assured that the air quality will substantially improve in coming years and that the country is on a right track in curbing the menace.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Foreign Secy Shringla in Nepal to mend ties, holds talks (Ld)
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardan Shringla has started high-level meetings in Kathmandu immediately after kicking off his two-day Nepal visit on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Deadly 3rd wave of Covid in Delhi far from over: Doctors
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As the national capital is battling a resurgence in Covid-19 cases, health experts on Thursday said that Delhi is currently facing the third wave of the disease which is likely to last at least a few more weeks.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Dengue cases reach 7,928 in Laos
Vientiane, Nov 26 (IANS) The dengue cases in Laos have reached 7,928 since January, along with 12 deaths, the Ministry of Health said.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic,Health/Medicine,Politics
When Rajkummar Rao and Paresh Rawal turned 'Shatranj ke khiladi'
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao was recently spotted engaged in a serious game of chess with veteran actor Paresh Rawal.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Mixed response in north-east to nationwide trade union strike
Guwahati/Agartala, Nov 26 (IANS) The 24-hour nationwide trade union strike called on Thursday by ten central trade unions evoked a mixed response in the northeastern states. Banking operations across the northeastern region were hit as a majority of the bank employees joined the countrywide shutdown.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
MVA first birthday: BJP hates what Maharashtra loves!
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) After a turbulent journey, the Maha Vikas Aghadi government will cut the cake to mark its first anniversary in office on Saturday (Nov. 28), but the Opposition BJP may ignore the birthday bash.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Maradona & Messi: Two symbolic extremes of a football superstar
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) A glance at the statistics and some hard facts would show that as far as their individual careers are concerned, Lionel Messi has eclipsed his legendary former Argentina coach Diego Maradona, who passed away on Wednesday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Aus vs Ind: Crowds to return to stadia for men's cricket after 8 months
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) The three-match ODI series between India and Australia, which will get underway at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday, will also be the first time that men's cricket will see specatators in stadia since March when international cricket had come to a halt following the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Expected GST improvement due to traction in economic activity: SBI Ecowrap
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The expected improvement in GST collections will occur due to traction in economic activity during the festive month of November, said a SBI Ecowrap report on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kerala, Maha, Delhi among 6 states with 61% new Covid cases detected every day
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Kerala, Maharashtra and Delhi are among top six states which are accountable for contributing 61 per cent new Covid-19 cases on daily basis in India, an alarming situation at a time when country's per day cumulative figure has been registering downward trend for over 15 days.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Aastha Gill unveils self-love song 'Crazy lady'
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Singer Aastha Gill has unveiled a song that tells people to love themselves and pay no heed to the those who shame them for being crazy.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Harris shares family's Thanksgiving recipe to bring cheers
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has time and again spoken of her inherent love for cooking.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
India can be lower cost producer than China if policies allow: Maruti Suzuki Chairman
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India has the capability to become a lower cost producer than China if the industry and the government work together, Maruti Suzuki India Chairman R.C. Bhargava said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kriti Kharbanda shares her goofy mood
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Kriti Kharbanda has shared her mood in a recent post on social media.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bengal T20 Challenge: Players, officials pay homage to Maradona
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) A one-minute silence was observed before the start of the Bengal T20 Challenge match between Tapan Memorial and Calcutta Customs on Thursday following the passing away of football icon Diego Maradona, who died at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.
2020-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,Football
6 killed in Assam accident
Guwahati, Nov 26 (IANS) At least six people of a wedding party were killed and two others critically injured in a road accident in Dibrugarh's Lepetkata early Thursday, police said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Controversy over ex-Army chief VK Singh's age re-emerges (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) In 2012, an unseemly controversy had erupted over the age of the then Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh, with the Supreme Court having to finally settle the matter by refusing to let him reduce this by a year so that his tenure could continue till May 2013 instead of ending in May 2012.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tirupati police rescue two farmers stuck in floodwaters
Tirupati, Nov 26 (IANS) Two of the three farmers who were stranded in the floodwaters were rescued by Tirupati police in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Ahmed Patel's death: Congress calls CWC meet to offer condolences
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As veteran leader Ahmed Patel's mortal remains were laid to rest in his native village, the Congress has called a CWC meeting on Friday to offer condolences to the late leader.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Manali gets more snow, Shimla awaits white covers
Shimla, Nov 26 (IANS) Even as snow eluded Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla on Thursday, the picturesque tourist town of Manali experienced more snow, the season's second this year. There will be no more rain or snow in the hills from Friday, officials said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesian Minister arrested for graft in lobster seed export case
Jakarta, Nov 26 (IANS) Indonesian Minister for Maritime and Fishery Affairs Edhy Prabowo has been arrested on charges of corruption related to a controversial policy to resume exports of baby lobsters.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Mumbai Diaries 26/11' to explore the attacks from doctors' persperctive
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Mumbai Diaries 26/11, a medical drama series that will explore the 26/11 attacks from the perspective of doctors, will premiere in March next year. The first look of the series was unveiled on the 12th anniversary of the terror attacks, on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
PM pitches for 'One Nation, One Election' as need of India
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday again emphasised the need to introduce the "One Nation, One Election" formula to save time and money of the country.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aus vs Ind: Finch backs Pucovski for early chance in Tests
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Australia limited-overs cricket captain Aaron Finch on Thursday backed Will Pucovski for an early opportunity in Test cricket by saying that late entry into red-ball cricket can impede the development of a Test cricketer like it happened in his case.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Minor girl murder: Opposition seeks Odisha minister's resignation
Bhubaneswar, Nov 26 (IANS) The Odisha Assembly on Thursday witnessed uproarious scenes as the opposition BJP and Congress demanded the resignation of minister Arun Kumar Sahoo for allegedly shielding the main accused in the murder case of a five-year-old girl in Nayagarh district.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP promises Covid vaccine to all in Hyd civic body poll
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its manifesto for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls, promising corona vaccine and testing to all as per the Central government stipulations.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SpiceJet launches dedicated freighter services to Leh
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet on Thursday launched dedicated freighter services connecting Leh with the rest of the country.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Priyanka Chopra enters prep mode for 'Text For You'
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has started preparation for her next romantic drama, tentatively titled Text For You, co-starring Grammy-winner Celine Dion and actor Sam Heughan.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
One key conspirator of 26/11 attacks still missing (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Twelve years after the Mumbai terror attacks in which 166 people were killed and over 300 wounded, one of the key conspirators along with David Coleman Headley and Tawahhur Hussain Rana, is still missing.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Terrorism
Indian film frat mourns Diego Maradona's demise
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian film fraternity on Thursday mourned the death of football legend Diego Maradona on social media.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian economy exhibited stronger pick up than expected: RBI Guv
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian economy has exhibited stronger pick up in momentum of recovery than expected, said Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bangladesh reports 2,292 new Covid cases
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) Bangladesh has recorded 2,292 new Covid-19 cases, taking the tally of infections so far to 456,438, health officials said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Kenya's tourism arrivals on rise despite Covid pandemic
Nairobi, Nov 26 (IANS) The number of international tourists arriving in Kenya through its two major airports in Nairobi and Mombasa is on the rise as global economies open up amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a statistical bureau said.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Kenya,Health/Medicine,Politics
Punjab CM warns BJP against pushing farmers to brink
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Strongly condemning Haryana's forcible attempts to stop farmers from marching to Delhi in protest against the farm laws, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday warned the BJP-led government against pushing them to the brink.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
NASA starts assembling Artemis moon mission rocket
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) In preparation for the Artemis I launch next year, NASA has stacked the first piece of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on the mobile launcher.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
3 killed as cyclone Nivar wreaks havoc in TN (3rd Ld)
Chennai/Puducherry, Nov 26 (IANS) Three persons were killed and an equal number injured as the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar wreaked havoc in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Finch looks to return to form after making technical adjustments
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Aaron Finch on Thursday said that late entry to the Test side and too much focus on shorter-format training, especially T20 cricket, in recent times made him overlook the technical flaws but now he is looking to return to form after making some adjustments to his batting when the ODI series between Australia and India gets underway from Friday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
The biggest mistake of all was taking drugs: Maradona
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Legendary Argentinian footballer passed away on Wednesday evening after suffering a cardio-respiratory arrest at his home in the Tigre district on the northern outskirts of Buenos Aires in Argentina.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
French Ambassador visits Gorakhnath temple
Gorakhpur (UP), Nov 26 (IANS) France's Ambassador to India, Emmanuel Lenain, on his two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh, offered prayers at the Gorakhnath temple, amidst Vedic chanting, in Gorakhpur on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Religion
Finch backs Pucovsky for early chance in Tests (Ind-Aus)
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Australia limited overs cricket captain Aaron Finch on Thursday backed Will Pucovsky for an early opportunity in Test cricket by saying that late entry into Tests can impede the development of a Test cricketer like it happened in his case.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
CRPF trooper injured in accidental firing in J&K's Budgam district
Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was injured in accidental firing in J&K's Budgam district on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
2 soldiers killed in Srinagar terror attack
Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) With barely 48 hours remaining for the DDC polls in Jammu and Kashmir, two Indian Army soldiers were killed in an attack in broad daylight just outside the union territory capital.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Manjhi, Mukesh Sahani claim RJD wants to poach their MLAs
Patna, Nov 26 (IANS) Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) Chief Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday alleged that Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders had contacted three of his party MLAs and offered them a Cabinet berth. VIP Chief Mukesh Sahani also alleged that the party tried to contact four of his party MLAs to entice them with ministrial berths.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
B'wood drugs case: Kshitij Prasad gets bail after 2 months
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) A Mumbai Special Court on Thursday granted a conditional bail of Rs 50,000 to Kshitij R. Prasad -- a former associate of Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar -- two months after his arrest, his lawyer said here.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
Israel to reopen shopping malls, museums to ease Covid lockdown
Jerusalem, Nov 26 (IANS) Israel's Corona Cabinet has decided to allow the reopening of major shopping malls, markets and museums, the state's Prime Minister's office and Ministry of Health said in a joint statement on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine,Politics
Actively considering lockdown, night curfew: Delhi govt tells HC
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party government on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that it is "actively considering" the option of imposing night curfews or lockdown and the same would depend on the situation of the Covid-19 infection in the national capital.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maradona & Messi: Two symbolic extremes of a football superstar
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) A glance at the statistics and some hard facts would show that as far as their individual careers are concerned, Lionel Messi has eclipsed his legendary former Argentina captain Diego Maradona, who passed away on Wednesday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
From barbed wires to mud trolleys Delhi Police innovate tactics to stop farmers
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) At Singhu border the Delhi Police were seen putting barbed wires and Boulder barricades to stop farmers trolleys heading towards the national capital.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Philippines logs 1,392 new Covid-19 cases
Manila, Nov 26 (IANS) The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday reported 1,392 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, pushing the total number in the country to 424,297.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine,Politics
Brunei reports no new Covid-19 cases
Bandar Seri Begawan, Nov 26 (IANS) Brunei reported no new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday with the national tally of cases standing at 150.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Brunei Darussalam,Health/Medicine,Politics
Congress West Bengal formula to be decided on Friday
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is set to take stock of the preparations for the West Bengal assembly elections on Friday. The state is scheduled to go to the polls next year.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Inside a wedding in Covid Times (IANS Special)
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) It is one of the first weddings in the pandemic season. The venue is sparsely decorated - partly with fresh flowers and partly with artificial flowers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Medha Patkar, farmers stopped at Raj border, traffic disrupted
Agra, Nov 26 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers led by Medha Patkar were stopped from entering Uttar Pradesh near the Saiyan village in Agra district close to the Rajasthan border.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IT Ministry partners with IBM to equip youth with future-ready skills
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) IBM India on Thursday said it has collaborated with the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to create a robust education and skilling ecosystem that creates critical thinkers, problem-solvers, and next generation innovators through the Common Services Centre Academy.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Politics
Take action if you have info: BJP to Telangana CM
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) BJP's Telangana unit president Bandi Sanjay Kumar on Thursday asked Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao if he has information about some people conspiring to create communal clashes then he should not wait, but take action against them.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Tokyo stocks close higher on buying in tech shares
Tokyo, Nov 26 (IANS) Tokyo stocks closed higher on Thursday, as investors flocked to shares of technology companies after the US Nasdaq Composite Index closed at a record high overnight.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Why Madonna trended after Maradona's demise
Los Angeles, Nov 26 (IANS) Soon after the demise of football legend Diego Armando Maradona, pop superstar Madonna started trending on social media with her fans thinking she has died, and started sending their tributes. 
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
ISL: Master of world derbies, Fowler now has Kolkata in sight
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) There is, perhaps, no better match for Robbie Fowler to begin his stint in India than the Indian Super League's (ISL) first-ever Kolkata derby.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Indian economy exhibited stronger pick up than expected: RBI Guv
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian economy has exhibited stronger pick up in momentum of recovery than expected, said Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nivar effect: 164 places receive more than 60 mm rainfall in Andhra
Amaravati, Nov 26 (IANS) In the past 24 hours till Thursday morning, 164 places in Andhra Pradesh witnessed a rainfall of more than 60 mm as the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar lashed the whole state.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Telangana logs 862 new COVID cases
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Telangana reported 862 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, pushing the state's tally to 2,66,904, health officials said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Richa Chadha, Milind Soman's Deivee, LFW win PETA India Vegan Fashion Awards 2020
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) As awareness of animal abuse and suffering grows and the demand for cruelty-free clothing and accessories skyrockets, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has announced the winners of its Vegan Fashion Awards 2020.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian consumer tech firms gear up for Black Friday Sale
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As the world gears up for Black Friday Sale ? that comes right after Thanksgiving Day ? the Indian consumer electronics companies have announced attractive discounts to woo customers from November 27-30.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Nokia 2.4 smartphone launched in India at Rs 10,399
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The HMD Global-owned handset maker Nokia on Thursday announced the launch of its budget smartphone Nokia 2.4 at Rs 10,399 for the 3GB/64GB variant in India.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Early birth linked to greater risk of hospital visits during childhood
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Researchers have found that being born early is associated with a higher risk of hospital admission throughout childhood than being born at full term.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
India can never forget Mumbai attacks: PM Modi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The nation observed the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai on Thursday and Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India cannot ever forget the attack planned by Pakistan.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
Petrol and diesel prices rise again
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices rose sharply on Thursday after a day's pause as global oil prices remained firm reaching
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
International flights to remain suspended till Dec 31
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday extended the suspension of scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till December 31.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Zoom lifts 40-minute limit on free meetings for Thanksgiving
San Francisco, Nov 26 (IANS) Video meeting app Zoom has said that it is lifting the 40-minute limit on free accounts globally for Thanksgiving in order to help bring families together virtually this holiday season amid the pandemic.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cyclone Nirav: Amit Shah assures TN, Puducherry CMs of all possible help
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday spoke to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Chief Ministers Edappadi K. Palaniswami and V. Narayanasamy respectively and took stock of the situation in the wake of Cyclone Nivar.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IKEA to begin work on biggest outlet in Noida
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA will soon begin work at its Noida outlet, touted to be its biggest store in India.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
Nationwide strike: Vehicular movement partially affected in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 26 (IANS) Vehicular traffic was partially affected in several places of Odisha on Thursday as several central trade unions participated in the nationwide strike against the central government's new farm and labour laws.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
UP: Alleged organ racket probe ordered against 2 pvt medical colleges
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has ordered a probe against two private medical colleges, following complaints of negligence and human organ trafficking.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
VW to face action for cheat devices, SC junks plea on quashing FIR
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a special leave petition (SLP) filed by German car manufacturer Skoda-Volkswagen (VW) seeking to quash an FIR registered over alleged installation of cheat emissions devices in its vehicles.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi Minister Gopal Rai tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Delhi Environment Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Gopal Rai on Thursday said he has tested positive for coronavirus infection. Rai suffered from corona-related symptoms after which he underwent a test which turned out to be positive. He is now in self-quarantine.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Diego Maradona: Kolkata remembers 'God of Football'
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) A shockwave rippled through the neighbourhoods of Kolkata, known to be the Mecca of Indian football, following the demise of legendary footballer Diego Armando Maradona.
2020-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Small-scale development projects completed in Afghanistan's Ghor province
Kabul, Nov 26 (IANS) A total of 15 small-scale uplift projects have been completed in the relatively peaceful and poor province of Ghor, said a statement of the Ministry for Rural Development and Rehabilitation on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
HC asks police to counsel parents after woman marries against their wish
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to counsel the parents of an adult woman after observing that they were unhappy with her marriage.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Barefoot circle' right way to connect with indigenous people: Finch
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) The Australian team will do a 'barefoot circle' when they take the field against India in the first ODI of the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
L'Oreal Paris launches initiative against 'street harassment'
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) According to a study about gender equality conducted in eight countries (India, Canada, France, Italy, Mexico, Spain, UK and US), sexual harassment in public spaces was identified as the No. 1 issue women and girls are facing across the world.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian doctor cleared of molestation charges in Dubai
Dubai, Nov 26 (IANS) A 42-year-old Indian doctor has been cleared of the charge of molesting a woman after a Botox therapy session in Dubai.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Desist from strong-arm tactics against farmers: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Adopting a tough stand in support of the protesting farmers against the three Farm Laws, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged the BJP-led central leadership to direct saffron states' administrations not to indulge in strong-arm tactics against the "angry" agri community.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ananya Panday: I want to try hardcore action now
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Budding star and happening star kid Ananya Panday started her career only last year, but she has already bagged four films and several ad-films. She considers finding a fan-base in such a short time is motivational rather than a matter of pressure.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Drones to track Covid-19 protocol violators in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 26 (IANS) Amid the spurt in Covid-19 cases, Gurugram police have deployed drones, as a key surveillance instrument, to keep an eye on people flouting Covid-19 norms at market places and crowded areas in the district.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Ahmed Patel laid to rest in native village, Rahul at funeral
Gandhinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) Amid thousands of well wishers, the Congress veteran and party's ace troubleshooter Ahmed Patel's mortal remains were laid to rest in his native village in Gujarat's Bharuch district, following the Covid-19 guidelines.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
We're sacrificing a lot to do well in Tokyo Olympics, says Hardik Singh
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Hardik Singh, midfielder in the Indian men's hockey team, believes the sacrifices they are making now will be worthwhile if the side performs well at the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Australia hold the edge in ODI series against India (Preview)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) While India have had a slightly better record over the last 24 months in ODIs against Australia, winning seven of the last 12 matches between the two sides, the hosts begin favourites in the first match of the three-game ODI series that begins at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Braving tear-gas shells, water canons, thousands break barricades in Haryana (Ld)
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Tens of thousands of farmers on Thursday practically rose up in arms as they braved tear-gas shells and water cannons, managed to break police barricades ahead of the Punjab-Haryana border in Shambhu near Ambala. Several protesters and policemen were injured.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Nationwide trade union strike near total in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 26 (IANS) The 24-hour nationwide trade union strike called on Thursday by the central trade unions barring the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) evoked a total response in Kerala.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
General Strike: 20L cheques worth 18K Cr 'miss' clearance
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Banking operations across the country was affected on Thursday with about 4.5 lakh bank employees joining the nationwide strike called by the central trade unions, said a top official of the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA).
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
IL&FS receives binding offer for IEDCL, invites more EoIs
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) IL&FS has invited Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the sale of its energy advisory business undertaking of IL&FS Energy Development Company Ltd (IEDCL).
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Danny Fox to lead SC East Bengal in debut ISL season
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Scottish defender Danny Fox will be leading SC East Bengal while Irish midfielder Anthony Pilkington will serve as his deputy in club's maiden Indian Super League season, head coach Robbie Fowler announced on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Ex-Pak PM's son Ali Musa Gillani granted bail
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) A Special Magistrate in Multan on Thursday granted bail to former PPP lawmaker Ali Musa Gillani and other Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) leaders.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Priyanka slams Centre as police use water cannons on farmers in Haryana
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday slammed the Narendra Modi government after the Haryana Police used water cannons, tear gas to disperse agitating Punjab farmers at Shambhu border, who were marching to Delhi to oppose the controversial agriculture laws.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maruti sees healthy demand conditions till Dec-end (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) After witnessing healthy off-take conditions during the festive season, auto major Maruti Suzuki foresees sales momentum to continue till December-end.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
High BP in midlife is linked to increased brain damage: Study
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that higher than normal blood pressure (BP) is linked to more extensive brain damage in the elderly, suggesting that it is important to control blood pressure long-term.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Kohli probably the best one-day player of all time: Finch
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Ahead of the three-match ODI series which begins Friday at the SCG, Australia captain Aaron Finch has lavished rich praise on Virat Kohli, saying the Indian skipper doesn't have "many chinks in his armour" and is probably the best one-day player of all time.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Anand Deverakonda talks about comparisons with brother Vijay Deverakonda
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Telugu actor Anand Deverakonda has opened up on comparisons drawn between him and his superstar brother Vijay Deverakonda, saying it sometimes bothers him a little but does not hurt or affect him.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Priyanka Chopra: My upbringing an amalgamation of two Indias, traditional and modern
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Global icon and Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra Jonas says her upbringing has played a crucial role in shaping her personality.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Apple HomePod mini: It still takes two to tango!
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian homes are slowly warming up to smart speakers and the experience now goes well beyond just listening to music. Apple has heard them right with its affordable HomePod mini.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Most lungs recover well in 3 months after Covid: Study
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that lung tissue of patients who suffered severely from Covid-19 shows good recovery in three months in most cases.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
'Love jihad' is hoax, sinister and unconstitutional: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Amid the BJP-led state governments planning laws against the alleged 'Love jihad', former Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday called it a "hoax", "sinister" and part of "majoritarian" agenda.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farmers who fear losing MSP at vanguard of protest: Chidambaram (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) P. Chidambaram is former Finance and Home Minister of the country and a senior leader of the Congress. His views on economic matters have always held value. He spoke on a wide range of issues from farmers MSP to the Covid-hit economy making a V-shaped recovery.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US grants TikTok 7-day extension for sale of its US biz
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) The Donald Trump administration has granted China's ByteDance further seven-day extension to sell its short video-sharing platform TikTok's American business.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Technology
NBA All-Star 2021 in Indianapolis postponed to 2024
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) The NBA and the Indiana Pacers have announced that NBA All-Star in Indianapolis, which was originally scheduled for February 12-14, 2021, will now be held February 16-18, 2024.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
A group trying to create communal trouble: Hyd top cop
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar on Thursday said that a small group is working to create communal trouble in the city during the ongoing elections for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC).
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Prohibitory orders in Lucknow to stop Covid spread
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) To arrest a second wave in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government clamped Section 144 in the state capital, as Lucknow now is among six cities with high virus load.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Chinese mainland reports 12 new imported Covid cases
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) The Chinese mainland has reported 12 new imported Covid-19 cases, pushing the total number of imported cases to 3,821.
2020-11-26
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indian Foreign Secretary arrives in Kathmandu for 2-day visit
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) In a bid to repair ties with Nepal that have hit all time low following the boundary dispute, Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday morning for a two-day visit.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Nepal,National
India calls Pak 'dossier' to UN 'pack of lies with no takers'
United Nations, Nov 26 (IANS) India's UN Mission has dismissed as "a pack of lies with no takersa¿ the dossier that Pakistan gave UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres alleging that India was fomenting terrorism against it from Afghanistan.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Bowling action of USA's Nisarg Patel found illegal by ICC
Dubai, Nov 26 (IANS) The bowling action of USA's Nisarg Patel has been found illegal by the International Cricket Council and, as such, the bowler remains suspended from bowling in international cricket.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Maradona defined an era & brought joy, inspiration to millions'
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The sports fraternity has come together in unison to mourn the loss of legendary Argentinean footballer Diego Maradona.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Microsoft fixes Xbox bug as demand for new gaming consoles surge
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As the company struggles to meet to surge in demand for new Xbox Series gaming consoles, Microsoft has patched a bug in the Xbox website that could have allowed hackers to link usernames to the real email addresses.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Kerala, visited by Maradona in 2012, declares 2-day mourning
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 26 (IANS) The Kerala government has announced a two-day state mourning following the death of football legend Diego Armando Maradona. Kerala Sports Minister E.P.Jayarajan has announced that the mourning will be observed in the state starting Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Farmers' march: Security beefed up at Delhi borders, traffic diverted
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) With protesting farmers from Punjab assembling at the Delhi-Haryana borders on Thursday morning, the police in the national capital stepped up security and put barricades at several places. The police said they have denied the requests from the farmers' groups to hold protests in Delhi.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
8-year-old 'hangs self' in UP dist
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 26 (IANS) An eight-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh apparently died when she allegedly hanged herself from a ceiling fan at her home in Muzaffarnagar district.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nepal to announce new height of Mt Everest soon
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Nepal is going to announce the new height of Mt Everest, the world's tallest peak, very soon.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Nepal,Environment/Wildlife
Australian state warns of severe fire danger as temperatures soar
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Residents in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) were warned on Thursday to prepare for a weekend of unusually high temperatures with a "severe" chance of bushfires.
2020-11-26
Category: International, India,Politics
Uninvited visitor has Agra family in shock
Agra, Nov 26 (IANS) A trapped mountain lizard behind the bedroom window in Agra's Kalindi colony had the family members in shock and fear, till it was safely rescued by a team of the Wild Life SOS.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Mumbai remembers martyrs, victims with flowers & tears
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Marking the 12th anniversary of the dastardly terror strikes on Nov. 26, 2008, Mumbai paid homage to the martyrs and victims felled by bullets and brave-hearts who helped save and secure the city from the assault by 10 Pakistani terrorists, here on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Terrorism
'Mexico's pandemic-hit economy could shrink nearly 9 % in 2020'
Mexico City, Nov 26 (IANS) Mexico's economy could contract 8.9 per cent in 2020, amid a slow recovery in global productivity affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) said in a report.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
Free-for-all option in Andhra junior colleges ending soon
Amaravati, Nov 26 (IANS) If Andhra Pradesh government has its way without any hurdles, educational institutions offering the two-year intermediate course will go through a paradigm shift after decades of free-for-all exploitation, abuse and commercial enterprise.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
Six members of Pak squad in NZ test positive for Covid-19
Auckland, Nov 26 (IANS) Six members of the Pakistan's touring squad in New Zealand have tested positive for novel coronavirus, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) informed on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Rly bribery case: Vijay Singla met accused Sandeep Goyal at ex-Min Bansal's bungalow
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Vijay Singla, the nephew of then railway minister and Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal held meetings with Sandeep Goyal, one of the accused in the railway bribery scam, at the Delhi residence of the Minister and also used his landline phone, the Enforcement Directorate has claimed in its charge sheet in the railway bribery scam case.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Flu shots for kids, vaccinations for adults mandatory, warn doctors
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) This year has been a double whammy. These earlier diseases are still prevalent and we have COVID added to the disease spectrum and has similar symptoms to many of the common respiratory diseases.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sensex down over 100 points after opening in green
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian equity indices traded on a negative note on Thursday morning after opening in the green.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ESMA invoked in UP, Sec 144 in Lucknow
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath has invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), banning strikes in all state government departments for a period of six months.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Samsung maintains top spot in Western Europe smartphone market
Seoul/New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Samsung maintained the top spot in the Western Europe smartphone market in the third quarter of the year, a report showed on Thursday, despite sales decline.
2020-11-26
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Bengal T20 Challenge: Sudip shines as Kalighat beat Mohun Bagan
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Kalighat Club registered their first victory in the ongoing Bengal T20 Challenge by beating Mohun Bagan by six wickets, thanks to Sudip Chatterjee's patient unbeaten half-century.
2020-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Smartphone shipments to return to growth in holiday quarter: IDC
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As consumer spending shifts from travel, dining out and general leisure to consumer electronics during the pandemic, the global smartphone market is expected to return to growth during the holiday quarter this year amid strong push towards 5G, according to a new IDC report.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Ayushmann: What worked for me is I decided to swim against the tide
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Ayushamnn Khurrana is also a brand today. He attributes his success to his ability to be himself.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ECB introduces new measures to drive out discrimination & increase diversity
London, Nov 26 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced a series of new measures to drive out discrimination, some of which are 'a new independent commission for equality in cricket', 'a forum for race in cricket' and 'a new equality code of conduct'.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Three suspects held over deadly blasts in Afghanistan's Bamiyan
Kabul, Nov 26 (IANS) At least three suspects were arrested on Thursday in connection with the deadly bomb blasts in the city of Bamiyan in central Afghanistan that had killed at least 17 people and wounded over 50 others, police said.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Time for world to come together to isolate nations supporting terror'
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday paid tributes to the martyrs of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and said 'it is time for the world to come together to isolate nations supporting and sponsoring terrorism'.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
India inches closer to 93L Covid cases
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) With 44,489 new cases of Covid infections, India's total cases reached 92,66,705 on Thursday. It is the 19th straight day when India reported less than 50,000 cases in a day.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Maradona a football maestro who enjoyed global popularity: PM Modi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid rich tribute to Diego Armando Maradona, saying the Argentine was a "maestro" of football who enjoyed global popularity.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,Politics
Allahabad HC asks Yogi govt about steps taken to check pollution
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 26 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has asked the state government and the UP Pollution Control Board to apprise it of the steps being taken to prevent air pollution in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sony says more PlayStation 5 stock coming by year end
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Sony has confirmed to refill its PlayStation 5 stock by the end of the year after the newly-launched gaming consoles were sold out in its biggest launch ever.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
A solo exhibit of artist Hemi Bawa
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) An online solo show of contemporary artist and sculptor Hemi Bawa, showcases glass sculptures, mixed media and paintings created by her. Titled 'Bodies of Light' the exhibition focuses on her commitment to material exploration and articulating the integral possibilities of light and space within her work.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Experience the Californian outdoors in Mammoth Lakes
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) Call it a safety precaution or your chance to finally have some "me time" in the pandemic, solo travel is unquestionably one thing that is bound to appeal to young travellers, especially women. Owing to various outdoor activities, Mammoth Lakes in California is one location that naturally lends itself to social distancing.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
PM Modi to visit Varanasi on 'Dev Deepawali'
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit his constituency Varanasi on November 30 for 'Dev Deepawali'.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Home decor for a dreamy winterland!
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) Winters are truly magical as it brings along the joy of sipping a hot cup of tea, the ease of snuggling in your blanket and the charm of basking in the afternoon sunlight. While it is the season of lounging around in the house wearing your comfy pyjamas and working from your bed, this season also brings along lazy mood swings.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tesla recalls over 9,000 vehicles over manufacturing issues
San Francisco, Nov 26 (IANS) Tesla has recalled over 9,500 Model X and Y SUVs built in 2015 and 2016 and that company has filed the recall with the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
2020-11-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
5 lifestyle changes to ease your mind and mood
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) You were possibly trained at a young age about ways by to improve your physical health, however, mental health and self-care might have taken a backseat. If you have been diagnosed with a mental health ailment like anxiety or depression, the treatment typically comprises of emotional therapies and medication.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Upcoming Delhi art show to explore Sikh heritage, culture
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) Revealing vignettes of Sikh heritage founded in its distinctive socio-cultural and visual identity and manifesting a lived faith pictorially, a series of works of art by artist Harshdeep Kaur will go on view from November 30, Guru Nanak Jayanti. The works celebrate cultural nuances of Sikhism and natural landscapes
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Shooter Divyansh Singh Panwar tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Shooter Divyansh Singh Panwar, who is ranked world number one in men's 10m air rifle, has tested positive for novel coronavirus and is currently under home isolation.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
PM Modi to inaugurate Agra metro project on Dec 1
Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate the Agra Metro Rail project on December 1.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
AWS suffers huge outage in US, several websites, apps down
San Francisco, Nov 26 (IANS) Amazon Web Services (AWS) which is the Cloud arm of the commerce giant suffered a huge outage in the US region late on Wednesday affecting several websites and apps and the recovery took a couple of hours.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Yogi to campaign in Hyderabad for local body polls
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will campaign in Hyderabad on November 28 for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections to 150 wards across 24 Assembly seats.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Thousands of farmers assemble at Haryana borders
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Bracing overnight rains and chilly winds, thousands of protesting farmers on Thursday assembled at various places along the Haryana borders in Punjab amid mounting tension.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Hang on!': Biden urges Americans to avoid big Thanksgiving, wait for vaccine
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden renewed his call to Americans to "hang on!", mask up and limit social gatherings until the coronavirus vaccine is available at population scale.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Argentina declares three-day national mourning for Maradona
Buenos Aires, Nov 26 (IANS) The Argentina government has declared three days of national mourning for the death of football legend Diego Armando Maradona, the office of the presidency has said.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Cyclone Nivar crosses TN, Puducherry, felling trees, disrupting power supply (2nd Ld)
Chennai/Puducherry, Nov 26 (IANS) The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast late night and early Thursday morning with an estimated wind speed of 120-130 kmph, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Indian Idol 12': Yuvraj Medhe from being a sweeper on set to contestant
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) A video of Yuvraj Medhe giving an audition on Indian Idol 12 has gone viral, not only for his singing skills but also for his back story.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bigg Boss 14: Has telly bahu Rubina Dilaik lost the plot?
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Rubina Dilaik is one of the famous bahus of the small screen, but her journey in the Bigg Boss house is not turning out to be smooth sailing.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US Covid-19 deaths top 2,60,000: Johns Hopkins University
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) US Covid-19 deaths surpassed 2,60,000 on Wednesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
One child or youth under 20 infected with HIV every 100 seconds: UNICEF
United Nations, Nov 26 (IANS) Approximately once every minute and 40 seconds, a child or young person under the age of 20 was infected with HIV last year, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UK records highest daily Covid-19 death toll since May 5
London, Nov 26 (IANS) The coronavirus-related deaths in Britain rose by 696 to 56,533, marking the highest daily death number since May 5, according to official figures released on Wednesday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
France registers 16,282 new Covid-19 cases, 381 deaths
Paris, Nov 26 (IANS) France on Wednesday registered 16,282 new Covid-19 cases and 381 deaths in a 24-hour span, while pressure on the country's health services continued to ease, health authorities said.
2020-11-26
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Pennsylvania court halts certification of election results
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in the US on Wednesday ordered an injunction halting the certification of the rest of the ballots in the presidential election, pending a hearing about a case filed by Republicans alleging irregularities in mail-in voting.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Trump announces pardon for Flynn, former security adviser who lied to FBI
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced he has pardoned Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Singer Peter Andre turns fitness and health guru
Los Angeles, Nov 26 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre seems to be trying out a new career as he is going to use his fitness and health knowledge to help people.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cyclone Nivar crosses TN and Puducherry coast near Puducherry
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, had crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast near Puducherry on November 25 night and November 26 with an estimated wind speed of 120-130 kmph, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Cyclone Nivar crosses TN and Puducherry coast near Puducherry
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, had crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast near Puducherry on November 25 night with an estimated wind speed of 120-130 kmph, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Gabrielle Union on crossover project between 'Bad Boys' and 'LA's Finest'
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Gabrielle Union is open to the idea of a crossover project that bridges the world of her show, LA's Finest, and the popular franchise Bad Boys.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Why Kelly Brook never feels sexy
Los Angeles, Nov 26 (IANS) Former glamour model Kelly Brook says she never feels sexy as she is more of a goofy clown and is embarrassed to be regarded as a sex symbol.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 60 million: Johns Hopkins University
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) Global Covid-19 cases surpassed 60 million on Wednesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
US Thanksgiving dinner cost down 4% due to Covid-19 pandemic: Survey
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) The average cost of this year's Thanksgiving dinner declined by 4 per cent from last year, as celebrations will look different for many Americans due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according a recent survey released by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
'Hang on!': Biden urges Americans to avoid big Thanksgiving, wait for vaccine
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) US president-elect Joe Biden renewed his call to Americans to "hang on!", mask up and limit social gatherings until the coronavirus vaccine is available at population scale.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
My mad genius rest in peace: Indian sportspersons pay tribute to Maradona
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian cricket greats Sachin Tendulkar and Saurav Ganguly and football legend IM Vijayan were among the first to pay tribute to Diego Maradona, who died at the age of 60 on Wednesday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Changes in Delhi Metro services in wake of farmers' movement
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The services of Delhi Metro will be affected on Thursday due to the farmers' movement. Farmer organisations from different parts of the country including Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab have called for 'Dilli chalo' march on November 26 against the new farm laws. Hence, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has issued an advisory as a precautionary measure.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
CBI searches multiple locations in Bihar, TN, Kerala; recovers Rs 1 cr (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday carried out searches in Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in connection with two separate cases of disproportionate asset and graft registered against a Railways Chief Engineer, Assistant Director of India Tourism and others, and recovered cash to the tune of Rs 1.07 crore, officials said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
1986 World Cup quarter-final: Maradona becomes immortal
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) "I dream of being able to score another goal against the English, with the right hand this time!" said Diego Maradona and burst into laughter. It turned out to be the last interview of his life, given to French weekly French Football last month.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Tributes to Maradona: Legend Pele, Messi, Ronaldo pay respects
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Football legend Pele of Brazil led rich tributes to Argentine Diego Armando Maradona, a legend himself and a World Cup winner, who passed away on Wednesday, aged 60, in Tigre, Buenos Aires.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Kalia, one of separated conjoined twins in Odisha, dies
Bhubaneswar, Nov 26 (IANS) Kalia, one of the separated conjoined twins from Odisha's Kandhamal district, died while undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Wednesday evening.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
12 years after 26/11, Pakistan's Punjab is imploding
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Twelve years after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, the Pakistan province of Punjab - the place where the attacks were plotted - is imploding.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Timeline: Football legend Diego Armando Maradona
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Here is a timeline of football legend Diego Armando Maradona of Argentina. A World Cup winner, he passed away on Wednesday, aged 60, in Tigre, Buenos Aires.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Online sales growth same as last year, no major jump due to Covid impact
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) This festive season has seen 30-40 per cent growth in e-commerce volumes with overall growth similar to that witnessed last year.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
E-com biz helps B'luru Airport register 26-month high export growth
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the e-commerce business modules seem to be playing a vital role in boosting exports. The Kempegowda International Airport (KIAL) in Bengaluru has recorded a 26-month high in tonnage exports in October, a KIAL official said here on Wednesday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Dying testimony helps police solve double murder, 2 held
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Two brothers have been arrested for the murder of a father-son duo after the son gave a dying statement to the police identifying the two who shot dead his father and stabbed him with a knife, Delhi Police said on Wednesday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maradona at Napoli: From God to devil
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) When Diego Maradona arrived in Naples in 1984 following a major breakdown in his relationship with FC Barcelona, the city was among the poorest in Italy, in a hopeless situation and, on the football field, it was fighting to avoid relegation from Serie A.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Karnataka registers 1,630 Covid positive cases
Bengaluru, Nov 25 (IANS) With 1,630 Covid positive cases and 19 deaths Karnataka's total infections rose to 8,78,055 and the toll to 11,714 on Tuesday, the health department bulletin said on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Maradona goes off to shake the Hand of God (Obituary)
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Widely rated as the greatest footballer of all time, there was no stopping Diego Maradona's aura from reaching levels of divinity wherever he went, with or without the ball on his feet. His murals, most of which show him with a halo behind or over his head or in the garb of Jesus Christ himself, adorn the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Naples, Italy.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Scribes' protest in Manipur against militant outfit's diktat
Imphal, Nov 25 (IANS) The editors, working journalists and non-journalists in Manipur on Wednesday staged a demonstration against the unethical pressure of a militant outfit in connection with the publication of news relating to the different factions of a terror group.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Manipur,National,Media,Politics
Pre-wedding shoot in Hampi ruins sparks row, ASI orders probe
Ballary, Nov 25 (IANS) Archeological Survey of India's Hampi circle said that it has ordered an internal inquiry into the pre-wedding photoshoot in Hampi's ruins involving a couple from Andhra Pradesh last week.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Art/Culture/Books
Meghan Markle opens up about suffering a miscarriage in July
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle has revealed that she suffered a miscarriage in July this year.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
RBI should let rupee appreciate to reduce imported inflation: SBI Ecowrap report
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Reserve Bank should let rupee appreciate to reduce imported inflation, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
How Ahmed Patel rose up the ranks in Congress
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) A picture of 1985 says it all. It shows Ahmed Patel with Arun Singh and Oscar Fernandes in a single frame along with former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi while taking oath as the parliamentary secretary. It was this stint which drew Patel close to the Gandhi family, as he rose up the ranks to become a silent operator from behind the scenes, yet one of the most powerful voices in the party after the Gandhis.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Air India to connect Bengaluru to San Francisco from Jan 2021
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India's national carrier Air India is set to connect Bengaluru and San Francisco via a non-stop flight from 2021, the Kempegowda International Airport said on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra logs 831 more Covid cases, tally 8.64 lakh
Amaravati, Nov 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has reported 831 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.64 lakh, even as 1,176 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Tuesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Cyclone Nivar starts landfall close to Puducherry
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar has begun its landfall close to the Puducherry coast and its centre will cross the coast near the Union Territory in three hours time, the India Meteorological Department said on late Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Recoveries again outnumber new cases in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Recoveries of Covid-19 patients again outnumbered new cases in J&K on Wednesday as 570 patients recovered while 489 were infected in the union territory.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
JCB India launches first dual-fuel CNG 'Backhoe Loader'
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Earthmoving and construction equipment manufacturer JCB India has launched the country's first dual-fuel CNG 'Backhoe Loader' in India.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UAE stops visas to Pak, 12 other countries on security concerns
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, Syria and Somalia, among others.
2020-11-25
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Severe thunderstorm likely soon over Andhra's Nellore, Chittoor
Amaravati, Nov 25 (IANS) One or two places over Andhra Pradesh's Nellore and Chittoor districts in Andhra Pradesh are very likely to be pounded a severe thunderstorm within a few hours as cyclonic storm Nivar makes landfall, a Met official said on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cyclone Nivar to start landfall process close to Puducherry
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar was expected to begin landfall close to Puducherry coast late on Wednesday night, the India Meteorological Department said.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pak military in a huddle after India briefs foreign envoys on Nagrota
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The top brass of the Pakistan Army has gone into a huddle after India briefed a select group of envoys on the planned terrorist attack in Nagrota district in Jammu last week.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Covid deaths, infections and active cases rise in Maha (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths again shot up along with fresh infections and active cases, causing concerns, health authorities said here on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Gujarat sees 1,540 new Covid cases, Ahmedabad toll crosses 2K
Gandhinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Gujarat on Wednesday saw its highest daily spike of coronavirus cases, at 1,540, taking its tally to 2,01,949, while 14 more deaths took the toll beyond the 3,900 mark to 3,906, with 2,000 of these fatalities in Ahmedabad only.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka Cong chief appears before CBI, flays ruling BJP
Bengaluru, Nov 25 (IANS) Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President, D.K. Shivakumar, and his brother and Bengaluru Rural Lok Sabha MP, D.K. Suresh, appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Wednesday. Both brothers are facing charges of accumulating wealth disproportionate to their income.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Gang who sold infants to childless couples busted, 8 nabbed
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Eight accused involved in an an organised child trafficking racket have been arrested by Delhi Police's Crime Branch, police said on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Football legend Diego Maradona, 60, dead
Buenos Aires, Nov 25 (IANS) Football legend Diego Maradona has died, aged 60, according to Argentine media reports. He had been discharged from hospital just two weeks ago after undergoing surgery for a blood clot in the brain.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Some forces conspiring to incite communal clashes, says KCR
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday asked police to deal firmly with "anarchic forces", who "out of deep despair and disappointment are conspiring to incite communal tensions and clashes" in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
le Fondre's late penalty gives Mumbai 1-0 win over Goa
Margao (Goa), Nov 25 (IANS) Adam le Fondre's stoppage time goal from a penalty kick help Mumbai City secure a 1-0 win over FC Goa in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda stadium here on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
Diego Maradona no more
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Iconic footballer Diego Maradona, who led Argentina to victory in the 1986 World Cup, died after suffering a cardiac arrest on Wednesday. He was 60.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Ahmedabad Sola Civil hospital to conduct trials of Bharat Biotech vaccines shortly
Gandhinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) The covidcare hospital in Ahmedabad, Sola Civil hospital will be carrying out trials for the Make in India vaccines for the Global pandemic Corona from Bharat Biotech Limited shortly. The hospital received 500 vaccines on Tuesday for the trials to be conducted shortly.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
2001 Ind-Aus 2nd Test: Super show by Laxman, Dravid, Harbhajan: Umpire Bansal
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The historic India-Australia Kolkata Test of the 2000-01 series was Shyam Kumar Bansal's last of his six-Test career as an umpire, and it turned out to be a see-saw battle that has gone down as one of the best Tests ever played. Bansal fondly remembers the backfoot drives of VVS Laxman, who scored a momentous 281, Rahul Dravid's 180, and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh's hat-trick vividly, even at the age of 80.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ahmed Patel to be buried in his native village Piraman on Thursday
Gandhinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) The funeral of the septuagenarian Congress veteran, Ahmed Patel, who died on Wednesday morning, will be held on Thursday at 10 am in his native village Piraman. Former All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi will be present at the funeral, along with many leading Congress leaders.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Bengal Minister Hakim likely to take part in Covaxin Phase-3 trial
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) West Bengal Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Hakim is likely to participate in the Phase-3 trial of Covaxin Covid-19 vaccine candidate at the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED), sources said.
2020-11-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Gangavarapu takes early lead at Eagleton Champions golf
Bengaluru, Nov 25 (IANS) Tej Gangavarapu overcame an ominous start to fight the gusty winds and sign off with a level par card of 72 to take a one-shot lead over current national champion Aryan Roopa Anand and Ananjan Kaushik in the Teen Boys and Amateur (Combined category) at the end of the first round of the Eagleton Champions Golf Tournament here on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Golf
Direct tax refunds of nearly Rs 1.37 lakh cr issued in FY21
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued refunds of nearly Rs 1.37 lakh crore to over 41.25 lakh taxpayers so far in the financial year 2020-21.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Woman raped on pretext of marriage in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 25 (IANS) A 25-year-old gym trainer was allegedly raped by a property dealer on pretext of marriage on several occasions in Gurugram.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal T20 Challenge: Das, Prasad power Tapan to win over EB
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) An all-round show by Tapan Memorial saw them beat East Bengal by six wickets in the Bengal T20 Challenge at Eden Gardens here on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
TN, Puducherry bracing up for very severe cyclone Nivar (2nd Lead)
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, expected to cross the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts around midnight, currently lay centred at 80 km from Cuddalore, 85 km from Puducherry and 160 km from Chennai, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Despite uncertainty over Ranji season, teams are gearing up
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) While there still remains uncertainty over the timing of the start of Indian domestic cricket's premier tournament, the Ranji Trophy, as there has been no official intimation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to the state associations, many of the states have started preparing for the Ranji season, following the strict norms laid down by not just the BCCI but also the local authorities.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NSE suspends trading on LVB shares from Thursday
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has said that it will suspend trading on the shares of the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with effect from Thursday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Not blessed with power-hitting skill but try to score briskly: Rahul
Sydney, Nov 25 (IANS) India's limited overs vice-captain for the tour of Australia, KL Rahul on Wednesday admitted that he does not have the power-hitting skills but he tries his best to keep the run-rate up.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Two held at Chennai airport for smuggling Rs 90 lakh of gold
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Two persons were arrested at the Chennai airport and 1.78 kg of smuggled gold was seized from them, a Customs statement said on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nivar effect: Met dept. issues Yellow alert to B'luru and surrounding districts
Bengaluru, Nov 25 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a yellow alert to Bengaluru and adjoining districts on November 25 and 26 since the depression over southwest Bay of Bengal is set to form into a cyclone, Nivar and make a landfall around midnight.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bengal's Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan tests Covid positive
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly, Abdul Mannan, has tested Covid-19 positive and was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Odisha crime branch to probe minor's death
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (IANS) The Odisha government has directed a crime branch probe into the alleged abduction and killing of a five-year-old girl in Nayagarh district, Dibya Shankar Mishra, Minister of State (Home), said in the assembly on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Permanent commission not even given to 50% women army officers'
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea by 17 Indian Army women officers alleging that the Army has not granted permanent commission (PC) to even to 50 per cent of the women applicants.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Govt accelerates efforts to extradite 26/11 conspirator Rana to India (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi/ Nov 25 (IANS) India has accelerated its efforts for the extradition of Tahawwur Hussain Rana, the Pakistani-Canadian doctor and the co-conspirator of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, as his prison sentence in the US is nearing end.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
BJP bigwigs to descend on Hyderabad for civic poll campaign
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Several BJP bigwigs including union home minister Amit Shah and party's national president J. P. Nadda are likely to descend on Hyderabad over the next few days to campaign for the party in Greater Hyderabad civic polls.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
FIIs turn net positive for 2020 with massive investment in Nov
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) With over Rs 55,000 crore net purchase of equities, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) have turned net buyers for the year 2020.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'PariWar' actress Nidhi Singh: Being able to work amid pandemic a blessing in disguise
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Nidhi Singh, who was recently seen in PariWar, considers herself fortunate to be able to work amid pandemic.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Civic issues take backseat in no-holds-barred Hyderabad campaign
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Municipal elections in any city are all about civic problems with parties seeking votes on promise to improve drinking water supply, sewerage system, sanitation, roads and other amenities but what is being seen in Hyderabad is perhaps unprecedented.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Undertrials in national capital get a week extension on bail, SC extends interim order
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Undertrials, who got an extension on bail in the backdrop of Covid-19 pandemic in national capital, would not have to go back to jail immediately. The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended the stay of the Delhi High Court, directing prisoners to surrender before jail authorities, by a week.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jharkhand BJP demands criminal case against Lalu Yadav for making a call in judicial custody
Ranchi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Jharkhand BJP has demanded that a criminal case be lodged against former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD president Lalu Yadav for making a call during judicial custody.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Xi finally congratulates Biden on victory
Washington/Beijing, Nov 25 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday became the latest world leader to congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,International
When Satish Kaushik used to work as a cashier
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) It was 1979 when Satish Kaushik came to Mumbai from Delhi to achieve his dream of becoming an actor, and it took a lot of hard work, dedication to reach where he is today. Looking back at those days, Kaushik reveals he even worked as a cashier before venturing into films.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sports Ministry recognises archery body again, after eight years
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Archery Association of India (AAI) on Wednesday re-gained recognition from the Sports Ministry nearly eight years after it was de-recognised.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Jupiter, Saturn to look like double planet for 1st time in 800 years
New York, Nov 25 (IANS) A rare celestial treat awaits stargazers the world over as two of our solar system's largest planets, Jupiter and Saturn, will look like double planet just after sunset on the evening of December 21, the beginning of the winter solstice.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
For CA Manoharan, LVB assignment was the shortest - 9 days
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) For 64-year-old chartered accountant, law graduate and Padma Shri awardee T.N. Manoharan, the assignment as the administrator of the beleaguered Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) was the shortest.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Author Akshat Gupta recalls first interaction with Sakshi Dhoni for web series
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Author Akshat Gupta is extremely happy as his debut book, titled The Hidden Hindu, is being made into a web series, to be produced by former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his wife Sakshi.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ED summons, but Shiv Sena MLA goes into quarantine
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Shortly after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) summoned him for questioning in an alleged Rs.175 crore money-laundering scam, Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik went into quarantine, here on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Bengaluru-based-Rohan Gurbaxani bags Hollywood roles
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Bengaluru boy Rohan Gurbaxani features in the new comedy, Chick Fight, and will soon be seen in a few other Hollywood projects.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Andhra's Jagananna Thodu to shield vendors from loan sharks
Amaravati, Nov 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched Jagananna Thodu on Wednesday, an interest-free loan scheme aimed at shielding small vendors and businessmen from loan sharks.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Railways helpline helps detect 14 illegal Rohingyas
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Railways' helpline No. 182 proved handy as it helped detect 14 illegal Rohingya entrants to India from Bangladesh, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
GST invoices fraud: Mastermind of 115 fake firms among 59 held so far
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) With the arrest of Mitesh M. Shah, who created 115 fake firms to avail and pass on fraudulent input tax credit (ITC) worth Rs 50.24 crore from Gujarat's Vadodara, the CGST Commissionerates and the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) have so far arrested 59 persons within ten days of the nationwide drive against the GST fake invoice fraudsters.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EVMs vulnerable to hacking, return to ballot paper seeks plea in SC
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Election Commission to stop using electronic voting machines (EVM) and instead use ballot paper in any forthcoming elections. The plea claimed that EVMs are not safe, as they are vulnerable to hacking.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
CBI searches multiple locations in Bihar, TN, Kerala; recovers Rs 1 cr cash
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday carried out searches in Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in connection with two separate cases of disproportionate asset and graft registered against a Railways Chief Engineer, Assistant Director of India Tourism and others, and recovered cash to the tune of Rs 1 crore.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nawazuddin Siddiqui: High time we looked beyond 'hero-heroine' formula films
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Versatile actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui feels traditional films revolving around a hero-heroine formula no longer work in this day and age.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
SC stays Andhra HC media gag order in Amaravati land scam
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the Andhra Pradesh High Court order restraining the media from reporting an FIR registered by the state police in Amaravati land case issue allegedly involving a former Advocate General and daughters of a senior Supreme Court judge.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Maheep Kapoor likes to keep track of her neighbourhood
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Maheep Kapoor, wife of actor Sanjay Kapoor, says her guilty pleasure is to keep a track of things happening in her neighbourhood.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Cambridge University honours Pokhriyal for spearheading education reforms in India
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Cambridge University, the world's leading university, has lauded India's National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and felicitated Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' for spearheading educational reforms in the country to build a coherent and resilient education system.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Raveena Tandon prepares for night curfew in Manali
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon, who is currently shooting in the hill town of Manali, is getting ready for night curfew that has been imposed.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bhumi Pednekar on Durgamati: Glad to collaborate with Akshay (Kumar) sir after 3 years
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar is excited about her upcoming film Durgamati: The Myth, and says it is an honour to play the lead in the conspiracy thriller. The trailer of the film was unveiled on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bobby Deol looks forward to 'Aashram' season three
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The second season of the Bobby Deol-starrer crime drama web series Aashram has opened to good response, and the actor is now looking forward to season three.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SC refuses to transfer Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege trial outside Punjab
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to transfer the 2015 Bathinda Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege case trial outside Punjab.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Farmers' protest: Gurugram police deploy over 500 personnel
Gurugram, Nov 25 (IANS) In view of the 'Dilli Chalo' call given by various farmers' outfits against the three Central Farm Bills, the Gurugram police on Wednesday issued a comprehensive travel advisory to ensure that commuters do not face inconvenience.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Waheed's arrest attempt by central agency to meddle in poll process: PDP
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) In a strongly worded statement issued on Wednesday after the arrest of its leader Waheed Para, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that ahead of the District Development Council (DDC) elections, which are supposed to give an opportunity to the new youth leadership in Jammu and Kashmir, "the government of India through its ruthless brigade has arrested Waheed Ur Rehman Para."
2020-11-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kareena posts a picture of cousin Armaan with son Taimur
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan on the birthday of her cousin Armaan Jain on Wednesday posted a picture of him along with her son Taimur.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Mahagathbandhan cries foul over voice vote in Bihar speaker election
Patna, Nov 25 (IANS) The Mahagathbandhan led by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has raised strong objections over the election process for Speaker in the Bihar assembly that took place here on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Kerala, WB also choose Option 1 to meet GST implementation shortfall
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The governments of Kerala and West Bengal have now accepted Option 1 to meet the revenue shortfall arising out of GST implementation. With this, the number of states who have chosen this option has gone up to 25.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Taapsee slams troll calling her 'faltu heroine', using explicit language
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu slammed a troll who used explicit language and called her a 'faltu' heroine.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
SEBI revises steps announced to curb market volatility amid Covid
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has revised several measures announced in March this year to curb market volatility in the wake of the pandemic.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
HDFC Bank crosses Rs 8 lakh cr market cap for first time
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) HDFC Bank's market capitalisation crossed the Rs 8 lakh crore mark for the first time on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Adaa Khan on 'Bigg Boss 14': You miss one episode, you see new people becoming friends
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Naagin actress Adaa Khan says every episode reveals a new friendship in the Bigg Boss house this season.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid positivity rate in Kerala continues to be below 10%
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) The Covid test positivity rate in Kerala continues to hover below 10 per cent, indicating things are looking better, as 6,491 people tested positive on Wednesday from 66,042 samples tested in the past 24 hours.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
PM's subtle pitch for 'vocal for local' in Lucknow University address
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) While making a virtual address on the occasion of the Centennial Foundation Day of Lucknow University, PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday, made a subtle but strong pitch for his pet ideas "vocal for local" and "self-reliant India".
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Father Christmas will visit you, UK PM assures 8-year-old
London, Nov 25 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, battling a coronavirus spike and Brexit negotiations, has taken time of his schedule to answer a eight-year-old boy's key query - has the government thought about Santa Claus's visits this Christmas?
2020-11-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Karan Singh Grover: 'Qubool Hai' web reboot will start conversations again
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Karan Singh Grover and Surbhi Jyoti will be seen in the digital sequel of Qubool Hai. The TV serial returns with a reboot of 10 episodes as a web series.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shekhar Suman recalls working with Ashiesh Roy in 'Movers And Shakers'
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actor Shekhar Suman on Wednesday mourned the demise of television actor Ashiesh Roy, who passed away in the city on Tuesday due to kidney failure.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Nushrratt Bharruccha starts shooting for 'Chhorii' in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Nushrratt Bharruccha has commenced shooting for her next film, Chhorii, in Madhya Pradesh. The shoot began in Pipariya, Hoshangabad district on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Men's national hockey camp to end on December 12: SAI
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The men's national hockey camp, which has been on since August this year at the Sports Authority of India's (SAI) southern centre near Bengaluru, will end on December 12, SAI said in a statement on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Hansal Mehta: I'm afraid of repeating myself
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Hansal Mehta has worked in different genres, and he admits he is not afraid of failure but of repeating himself.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
49 candidates in GHMC polls have criminal record
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) As many as 49 candidates belonging to four major contesting parties in the Greater Hyderabad civic polls have criminal record.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
When Vicky Kaushal was fully satisfied after a good night's work
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Vicky Kaushal had a late night shoot and he reveals being very satisfied when it ended.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Protesting farmers face water cannons in Hry, manage to move ahead (Ld)
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Tens of thousands of farmers from Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday started their movement towards the national capital for their 'Delhi Chalo' agitation against the three Central farm laws. Enroute, they had major scuffles with the Haryana Police which failed to stop them from proceeding further despite heavy deployment of men and use of water cannons.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Urvashi Rautela's career choice that is driven by hormone of love
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela wants to try out all genres, but wants to do a romantic film again, after the 2016 release, Sanam Re.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ignoring mild Covid symptoms can lead to fatal complications
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The latest flock of patients at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is a case study in itself which reveals the repercussions of ignorance about one of the deadliest diseases of our times -- Covid-19.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India, short on bowling options in ODIs, likely to struggle
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India will have their backs to the wall if even a couple of their bowlers fail to click during the three-game ODI series that begins on Friday in Sydney. The Virat Kohli-led tourists have a severe shortage of options in batsmen who can bowl or bowlers who can bat, with only Ravindra Jadeja being a proper all-rounder.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Profit booking, return of Covid norms drag markets lower, realty stocks plunge (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Reimposition of certain travel restrictions in few states along with investors' disappointment over the ambiguity surrounding the Covid-19 vaccine's availability in the domestic market dragged key the Indian equity markets lower on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Varun Dhawan urges fans to be safe, work safe
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actor Varun Dhawan has urged everyone to be safe amid the ongoing Covid pandemic.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Army chief reviews security situation in NE India
Dimapur (Nagaland), Nov 25 (IANS) Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane reviewed the security situation in northeast region of India, a defence spokesman said on Wednesday. General Naravane, who is on a three-day visit to northeastern states, inaugurated a new residential facility -- Kohima Orphanage and Destitute Home (KODH) on Wednesday in Nagaland's capital city.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Defence/Security
Akbaruddin Owaisi challenges govt to demolish PV, NTR's samadhis
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi challenged the Telangana government to demolish samadhis of former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao and former (undivided) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.T. Rama Rao and remove other encroachments on the Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Chahatt Khanna launches fashion label
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Chahatt Khanna has launched her fashion label. She says a portion of the earnings will go to a foundation to help women in need.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Banking operations to be hit on Nov 26 due to strike
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Banking operations will be affected across the country on Thursday with about 4.5 lakh bank employees joining the nationwide strike called by the central trade unions, said a top official of the All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA).
2020-11-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Woman held for duping people on pretext of providing govt jobs
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Delhi police have arrested a 48-year-old woman identified as Vishakha Gulati for duping several persons on the pretext of providing government jobs but instead extorted money from them.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LVB moratorium ends on Nov 26, cap on withdrawals goes Nov 27
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) The moratorium period on Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) will come to an end on Thursday and normal banking operations would commence thereafter, RBI-appointed administrator T.N. Manoharan said.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
On the revival, IGIA handling around 600 domestic flight movements per day (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Rising passenger traffic along with more domestic flights has triggered an accelerated operational revival of the national capital's IGI Airport.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New ICC chairman Barclay: Rugby's loss is cricket's gain
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Auckland-based lawyer and sports administrator Greg Barclay was on Wednesday announced as new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). He first joined the ICC Board in 2014, as a director, nominated by New Zealand Cricket (NZC).
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Malayalam film 'Jallikattu' is India's entry for Oscars 2021
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The Malayalam film, Jallikattu, has been selected as the official Indian entry in the Best International Feature Film category at the upcoming 93rd Academy Awards, 2021.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian Navy gets two Sea Guardian drones on lease
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Indian Navy has got the Sea Guardian drone, a version of the famed armed predator drones, to maintain a watch over the vast stretch of the Indian Ocean region.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
How Kiara Advani aced Ghaziabadi lingo for 'Indoo Ki Jawani'
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani had to learn the distinct local lingo of Ghaziabad for her upcoming starring role in Indoo Ki Jawani.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Tiger Global, Dragoneer invest in Unacademy at $2bn valuation
Bengaluru, Nov 25 (IANS) Bengaluru-based edtech startup Unacademy on Wednesday said it has raised a fresh investment round from Tiger Global Management and Dragoneer Investment Group.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
SpaceX launches more Starlink satellites for cheaper Internet
San Francisco, Nov 25 (IANS) Elon Musk-run SpaceX on Wednesday launched another successful mission carrying 60 more Starlink satellites onboard a Falcon 9 rocket into low-Earth orbit that will join the rest in beaming affordable Internet.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech
Mary Kom announces Omung Kumar's next film
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Boxing champion MC Mary Kom took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce the next film of Omung Kumar, who had helmed the 2014 Priyanka Chopra-starrer that was based on her life.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Allu Sirish shares his least favourite part of shooting
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Telugu star Allu Sirish has shared his least favourite part of shooting, on his latest post on social media.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mahira Sharma has a working birthday
Dubai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Mahira Sharma did what she loves doing -- shooting a music video -- on her birthday on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sony PS5 stocks are 'absolutely sold out': CEO Jim Ryan
San Francisco, Nov 25 (IANS) Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan speaking to TASS (a Russian news outlet) revealed that PlayStation 5 launch sales are doing phenomenally well and 'absolutely everything is sold'.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Chitrangda begins Bob Biswas shoot in Kolkata
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Chitrangda Singh on Wednesday started shooting for her upcoming film Bob Biswas in the City of Joy.
2020-11-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Looking at vaccine manufacture, delivery ecosystem: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) At a time the world is racing against time to find a safe and effective vaccine against Covid-19, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that India has initiated looking at robust vaccine manufacturing and delivering ecosystem to meet demand in the coming days.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
People flout Covid protocols, run regular biz pushing positive cases to new high in Raj
Jaipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Rajasthan, which was once being lauded for its effective containment of the Covid 19 hotspots, is witnessing a steep rise in Covid cases as the suspects have been operating their shops and businesses regularly, pushing the cumulative positive cases to a new high.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
A cricket nut, golfer Daniel Chopra won't miss a ball of Ind-Aus series
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Swedish professional golfer Daniel Samir Chopra, born to an Indian father, is a cricket nut of the top order and always watches India matches live from around the world. And he is not ready to miss a single delivery in India's upcoming matches in Australia, and will watch matches partly live and recorded, from his home in Orlando, Florida.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Golf
NorthEast face Kerala as they look to build on win in opener (ISL Match 7)
Bambolim, Nov 25 (IANS) NorthEast United started with a stunning 1-0 victory over the star-studded Mumbai City and will be hoping to continue that run when they face Kerala Blasters in their next Indian Super League (ISL) match at the GMC Stadium on Thursday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
'84 riots: Key witness against Tytler alleges threat, files complaint
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Abhishek Verma, one of the key witnesses in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case involving former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler, has filed a complaint alleging that he is being threatened.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahul ready to step into Dhoni's shoes, guide spinners
Sydney, Nov 25 (IANS) For years, MS Dhoni donned three roles --- of a player, captain and a finisher with the bat. Additionally, he was a guide to the spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav over the last few years, even chiding them for straying away from the line and plan.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
'Govt should incentivise production, usage of eco-friendly cement'
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The government should incentivise the manufacturing and usage of eco-friendly cement, according to a stakeholder in the sector.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Bengal is second Kashmir: Dilip Ghosh
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday triggered a fresh controversy by calling Bengal "the second Kashmir".
2020-11-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India TWS market defies Covid, grows 723% in Q3
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India's true wireless stereo (TWS) market soared 723 per cent (on-year) in the third quarter of this year as work-from-home and study-from-home due to the pandemic increased demand, according to a Counterpoint Research report on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Kerala CM's close aide in hospital after ED's Nov 27 summons (Ld)
Thiruuvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's close aide CM Ravindran was admitted to the state-run Medical College Hospital here on Wednesday afternoon, a couple of hours after the ED directed him to appear before agency officials at its Kochi office on Friday for questioning in the gold smuggling case.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Will ensure Trinamool's win even if I am in jail: Mamata
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday threw a challenge at her arch-rival saying she will ensure Trinamool Congress wins even if she is sent to jail.
2020-11-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
MHA rejects lockdown possibilities, issues 19 SOPs
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) In the wake of ongoing Covid-19 cases, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued a 19-point Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) giving nod to states and UTs to impose local restrictions if necessary.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
From Nov 27, Lakshmi Vilas Bank will cease to exist
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) From November 27, the 94-year-old Karur-headquartered Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) will cease to exist officially and be amalgamated with DBS Bank India Ltd, a subsidiary of DBS Bank, Singapore.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Tarun Gogoi was my 'guru', treated me like son: Rahul Gandhi
Guwahati, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday that former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was like his 'guru', who treated him like his own son Gaurav Gogoi.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Two gunrunners held in Delhi, 10 pistols seized
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Delhi Police Special Cell has busted an interstate gunrunners' racket by arresting two gang members and seizing 10 sophisticated pistols from them, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
50% tech startups expect pre-Covid level revenue in 6 months
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Indian tech start-ups are now witnessing a gradual road to recovery, with over 50 per cent of them saying that they expect revenue to reach pre-Covid level in less than six months, according to a Nasscom survey released on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Fujifilm launches mirrorless camera for Rs 99,999 in India
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Japanese photography and imaging major Fujifilm on Wednesday launched 'X-S10' mirrorless digital camera at a starting price of Rs 99,999 in India.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Google teams up with Disney for 'The Mandalorian' AR experience
San Francisco, Nov 25 (IANS) Google has teamed up with Disney to bring the Star Wars streaming series "The Mandalorian" to augmented reality.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Govt to infuse Rs 6K cr equity in NIIF Debt Platform
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Central government will infuse equity of Rs 6,000 crore into the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) Debt Platform, subject to certain conditions, the Union Cabinet decided on Wednesday.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Sidhu has lunch with Amarinder, may be re-inducted into Cabinet
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress leader and former minister Navjot Sidhu is likely to be re-inducted in the Amarinder Singh-led ministry in Punjab soon.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Yogi's grand plans for Tulsidas, Valmiki ashrams
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) In a key boost to religious tourism in Uttar Pradesh, the culture and tourism departments under the Yogi Adityanath government will now focus on the development of Rajapur and Lalapur in Chitrakoot district.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Stress in pregnancy may influence baby's brain development
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that infants' brains may be shaped by levels of stress their mothers experience during pregnancy.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Arrested Kerala ex-Minister not to be shifted from pvt hospital
Kochi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Kerala Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) on Wednesday said it had decided not to shift arrested ex-Minister VK Ebrahim Kunju from a private hospital to a government one after perusing medical experts' report.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sequoia Capital India's Surge programme picks 17 startups
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Surge, Sequoia Capital India's rapid scale-up programme for startups, on Wednesday said 17 early-stage startups had been selected for the fourth cohort of the programme.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Cooking with wood may cause lung damage: Study
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) People who cook with biomass fuels like wood are at risk of suffering considerable damage to their lungs from breathing in dangerous concentrations of pollutants and bacterial toxins, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
ICC Awards of the Decade: Kohli in fray for 5; five more Indians in race (Ld)
Dubai, Nov 25 (IANS) Prolific India batsman Virat Kohli has been nominated in five categories for the first International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards of the Decade for his incredible run in the last 10 years.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Congress to observe 3-day mourning following Ahmed Patel's death
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday declared a three-day mourning following the demise of its veteran leader Ahmed Patel. The party leaders and workers in all the states and districts will hold condolence meetings.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fix liability of RBI nominees on LVB board too, demands AIBEA
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Terming the handing over of the 94-year-old Karur-based Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) to DBS Bank India Ltd without inviting any open bids as "match fixing", a major union in the banking sector, however, welcomed the government's decision to fix liability on LVB board members for wrong doings.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
With a feeler at IPL, Rahul ready to don triple responsibility
Sydney, Nov 25 (IANS) Shouldered with triple responsibility -- of a wicketkeeper, premier batsman, and vice-captain of the Indian limited overs teams -- KL Rahul on Wednesday said that the recent experience in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has given him a feeler for the multiple roles and he is willing to bat at No.5 where he enjoyed in the last series he played for India.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
How a peepal tree in Delhi's Asiad Village got the PMO involved
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) What would you do if you buy a flat worth Rs 6-7 cr of market value in one of the prime real estate markets of Delhi, but end up having a peepal tree hollowing its foundation? What would you do if that humble tree is weakening your ceiling so much that it abruptly falls down and all you can do is hope for help that never comes.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features
Alvida Ahmedbhai: Sibal pens poem for Cong stalwart (Lead, correcting day)
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress leader Kapil Sibal has penned a poem in the memory of Congress stalwart Ahmed Patel, who passed away early on Wednesday morning.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'New HIV infections in Tanzania reduced to almost half in 19 years'
Dar Es Salaam, Nov 25 (IANS) The Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), a state-run organisation tasked to coordinate response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, said new HIV infections in the country have been reduced by almost half in 19 years.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Tanzania,Health/Medicine
Rajasthan's Champa Ram beats all odds to get into IIT Madras
Jaipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Resident of a remote village in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, Champa Ram recently secured admission in IIT Madras - Civil Engineering department after beating all odds including losing his mother and father while he was preparing for the IIT.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Manushi Chillar: Plant-based diet works better for me
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Manushi Chillar says being a vegetarian is more of a personal choice for her, and shared that it makes her feel fitter and healthier.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Pak's Covid tally crosses 3.8mn mark with 3k new cases
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan recorded the highest single-day spike of 3,009 coronavirus cases in over four months, taking the cumulative tally to 382,892.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are hands-on parents
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (IANS) Star couple Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are doing a great job balancing parenthood with their careers.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Avalanche warning issued for 12 J&K & Ladakh dists
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Authorities issued avalanche warning on Wednesday for 12 districts of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh union territories (UTs). People in Kishtwar, Bandipora need to be more cautious than those in Rajouri, Ramban, among others.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
States can impose local restrictions under MHA's new guidelines
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued new guidelines for surveillance, containment and caution in the wake of surge in coronavirus cases in few states and Union Territories (UTs), allowing them to impose local restrictions to contain the spread of the pandemic based on need.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Aahana Kumra elated to receive a handwritten note from Amitabh Bachchan
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actress Aahana Kumra is overjoyed on receiving a handwritten letter from Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan. She took to her verified Instagram account on Wednesday to share an image of the letter.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kenya's electricity demand rises amid COVID-19
Nairobi, Nov 25 (IANS) Kenya's electricity demand has expanded to 1,944 megawatts (MW) compared to 1,804 MW attained in February amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the state-owned electricity generator said.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Kenya,Business/Economy
SFJ announces 'global referendum' from UK in Aug 2021 (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Banned secessionist outfit Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) on Wednesday announced to organise a "global referendum" from the UK on August 15, 2021.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Politics,Terrorism
3M travellers, 172K daily cases: US' wild Thanksgiving week is here (Ld)
New York, Nov 25 (IANS) Three million travellers screened already, an average of 172,000 new daily cases, 86,000 hospitalised patients. Americans are travelling like there's no coronavirus pandemic, despite stark warnings from the country's most touted scientists warning of dire consequences.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
VW India conducts leadership rejig
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Auto manufacturer Volkswagen India has conducted an internal rejig of its top leadership.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Christina Perri's daughter 'born silent'
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (IANS) Singer Christina Perri on Tuesday shared that she has lost her baby girl. The pregnancy loss comes days after she had announced that there was a chance she would deliver the child early.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ahmed Patel's demise is a personal loss to me, says Gehlot
Jaipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday expressed grief over the passing away of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel, saying he was his close friend and a trusted partner and that it was a great loss to the entire political community and the nation.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
BJP, RJD fight over audio clip of 'Lalu's telephonic talk with MLA (Ld)
Patna, Nov 25 (IANS) Amid the election of a new Bihar Assembly Speaker on Wednesday, the ruling BJP and opposition RJD were involved in a political slugfest over an audio clip of an alleged telephonic talk of jailed RJD leader Lalu Prasad with an NDA MLA.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Facebook fined $6mn for sharing users' info without consent
Seoul, Nov 25 (IANS) South Korea's information watchdog on Wednesday fined Facebook Inc. 6.7 billion won (US$6 million) for passing information of at least 3.3 million South Koreans to other companies in its first crackdown on the U.S. tech giant.
2020-11-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sequoia Capital India's Surge programme picks 17 startups
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Surge, Sequoia Capital Indias rapid scale-up programme for startups, on Wednesday said that 17 early-stage startups have been selected for the fourth cohort of its programme.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Pak promotes 6 Army major generals
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) of Pakistan on Wednesday announced that six major generals have been promoted to the rank of lieutenant general.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Defence/Security,Politics
Cabinet okays Rs 6K equity infusion into NIIF Debt Platform
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the equity infusion of Rs 6,000 crore by the Centre in the NIIF Debt Platform, sponsored by the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Temples must be free of govt control, says top VHP leader (IANS interview)
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Alok Kumar, International Working President of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), has demanded that temples across the country be freed of government control. Kumar said that such are the laws in certain states that there isn't even a single Hindu devotee in the temple committees. Only bureaucrats are running the show in governance of temple operations.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
S. Korea, Ecuador discuss cooperation on pandemic, economy
Seoul, Nov 25 (IANS) The Foreign Ministers of South Korea and Ecuador on Wednesday discussed efforts to boost economic relations and coronavirus cooperation between the two countries, the Foreign Ministry said.
2020-11-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Owaisi dares BJP to carry out surgical strike on China
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Reacting sharply to Telangana BJP chief's promise to carry out surgical strikes in the old city area here should his party win the December civic polls of Greater Hyderabad, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi dared Bandi Sanjay's party to carry out the act of bravado in Ladakh, where China has occupied Indian territory.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Kohli nominated for five ICC Awards of the Decade
Dubai, Nov 25 (IANS) Prolific India batsman Virat Kohli has been nominated in five categories for the first International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards of the Decade that celebrate and reward top performances in cricket for both men and women from 2011 to 2020.
2020-11-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Ethiopia rejects international interference on Tigray
Addis Ababa, Nov 25 (IANS) Ethiopia has urged the international community to refrain from "unwelcome and unlawful acts of interference" in its affairs following calls to end the conflict in the northern Tigray region.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Samsung takes one-third of global TV market in Q3: Report
Seoul, Nov 25 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Co. remained the world's leading TV vendor in the third quarter of the year, a report showed Tuesday, as it accounted for one-third of the market amid the pandemic.
2020-11-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Rajkummar Rao: Never forget why you started
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actot Rajkummar Rao has shared words of wisdom in his latest post on social media.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sanya Malhotra bags romantic comedy with Abhimanyu Dassani
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actors Abhimanyu Dassani and Sanya Malhotra will star in a romantic comedy film, which is set in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Imran Khan to address WEF's Country Strategy Dialogue on Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday will inaugurate the Country Strategy Dialogue (CSD) on Pakistan organised by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in recognition of the Pakistan's positive economic trajectory and its commendable resilience to the myriad of challenges, the Foreign Office said.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Pakistan,International
ISL: Bala Devi wishes for women's derby between Kolkata giants
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) Ahead of Indian Super League's first-ever Kolkata derby that will kick off on Friday, ace women footballer Ngangom Bala Devi is envisioning a special future -- a dream to see ATK Mohun Bagan and SC East Bengal show a similar passion for having a women's derby in the near future.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
CCEA nod to ATC Asia Pacific's stake acquisition in ATC Telecom Infra
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the FDI proposal for acquisition of 12.32 per cent of equity share capital, on a fully diluted basis, of ATC Telecom Infrastructure Pvt Ltd by ATC Asia Pacific PTE Ltd.
2020-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy