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Congress' Central Election Authority meets on party polls
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Amid a rift in the party, the Congress' Central Election Authority met on Tuesday again on the list of the electoral college of the party for the proposed organisational elections.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Telangana BJP chief's surgical strike comment sparks row
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) BJP's Telangana state unit president Bandi Sanjay Kumar sparked a row on Tuesday with his comment that after BJP's victory in Greater Hyderabad civic polls, surgical strikes will be carried out on the old city.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Manohar ji...': When PM intervened amid Haryana CM's address
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) For Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, Tuesday's virtual Covid meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in presence of a slew of Chief Ministers proved to be an embarrassment when the Prime Minister stopped him, in middle of his speech, to ask him to give out a plan rather than dishing out numbers.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra logs 1K new Covid cases, tally 8.63 lakh
Amaravati, Nov 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 1,085 new Covid-19 cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.63 lakh, even as 1,447 more recoveries outnumbered fresh infections on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
CPI opposes banking licence to industrial/business houses
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Tuesday opposed the recommendations of Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) working group to issue banking licence to industrial/business houses and conversion of large finance companies into banks.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Modi to address AIPO conference on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually address the concluding session of the 80th All India Presiding Officers' (AIPO) Conference on Thursday afternoon.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Recoveries again outnumber new cases in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) Recoveries again outnumbered new Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday with the Union Territory reporting 495 recoveries as against 431 fresh cases in the past 24 hours.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Financier James Richman profits almost 100% from GE in 6 months
Singapore, Nov 24 (IANS) General Electric Company has recently climbed back to the $10-level. Singapore-based finance firm, JJ Richman, reportedly profited from the said move.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy
Lord Nazir Ahmed forced to quit from House of Lords
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) In the first-ever expulsion of a peer in the history of the House of Lords in the UK, Lord Nazir Ahmed has controversially announced his retirement only to Pakistani news outlets, keeping silent in the UK.
2020-11-24
Category: International, India,National,Politics
Covid cases drop in Kerala, but caution should continue: CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday asked people to ensure that there is no relaxation of precautionary measures even as the state is witnessing a drop in the number of Covid-19 cases.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Gujarat's coronavirus tally crosses 2 lakh, toll at 3,892
Gandhinagar, Nov 24 (IANS) Gujarat saw its tally of coronavirus cases climbing over the two lakh figure to 2,00,409, as 1,510 fresh cases were registered on Tuesday, while the death toll reached 3,892 as 16 more succumbed.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Techie burnt alive by relatives in Telangana for 'witchcraft'
Hyderabad, Nov 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 38-year-old techie in Telangana was burnt alive by his relatives on the suspicion that he was practicing black magic.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Six killed in road mishap in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 24 (IANS) At least six persons, including two women and two minors, were killed after being run over by a speeding truck in Odisha's Nayagarh district on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Uncertainty in Chandigarh with reopening of colleges
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Uncertainty prevailed in Chandigarh with the reopening of colleges only for the final year students of all streams for the first time after the Covid-19 lockdown.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi riots: Court takes cognisance of supplementary charge sheet against Khalid, Imam
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday took cognisance of the fresh supplementary charge sheet filed against former JNU student Umar Khalid, university's research scholar Sharjeel Imam and Faizan Khan in a case related to the alleged conspiracy in the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
K'taka to adopt decentralised models for vaccine delivery
Bengaluru, Nov 24 (IANS) Karnataka will adopt decentralised models that are followed during elections and disaster management, as part of its logistical system to deliver Covid vaccines to the needy in the state, state Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said here on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Satisfied with discussions with TN Guv on release of Rajiv killers: Stalin
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin said on Tuesday that he was satisfied with the discussions with Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on the issue of release of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Sacked BSF man's plea against Modi doesn't disclose right to sue: SC
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said an appellant has to establish the cause of action which invest him the right to sue, as it dismissed the petition by sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Biden cabinet a return of 'crisis tested' career bureaucrats with Ivy League stamp
New York, Nov 24 (IANS) The career bureaucrats are roaring back. When US President-elect Joe Biden formally introduces his national security team to the nation on Tuesday, it will signal a stark departure of Donald Trump-era theatrics and the return to power of what the Biden team likes to call "crisis-tested" subject matter experts who are expected to bring a more traditional style to governing.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,International
Two wanted criminals nabbed after shootout in Rohini
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Delhi Police's Special Cell on Tuesday arrested two criminals, wanted in murder and extortion cases, following an encounter in the capital's Rohini area.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Birth control pills may reduce severe asthma risk: Study
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Taking birth control pills may cut the risk of severe bouts of asthma in women of reproductive age with the respiratory condition, say researchers.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
SC: Permitting govt to occupy somebody's land can be taken as condoning lawlessness
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that although the right to property is not a fundamental right protected under the Constitution, it remains a valuable constitutional right.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Spotify users targeted in potential fraud scheme: Report
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Music streaming service Spotify has launched a rolling password reset of some consumer accounts after an open database containing credentials of some users were uncovered, said a report.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rajasthan CM advises PM to conduct RTPCR tests
Jaipur, Nov 24 (IANS) During the video conference of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with chief ministers of eight states on Tuesday, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot advised the PM to check for coronavirus via the RTPCR test which is the most reliable in the world.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra police arrest man for posting wife's nude pics on YouTube
Guntur, Nov 24 (IANS) The Guntur Urban police in Andhra Pradesh have arrested a man for posting nude pictures of his own wife on YouTube and selling them for Rs 300 to anyone interested.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cyclone Nivar to intensify into severe storm in 12 hrs: MHA
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Cyclone Nivar is very likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours and is centred about 380 km east by southeast of Puducherry and 430 km southeast of Chennai, the Union Home Ministry said on Tuesday.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Corona test if caught without mask in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Ranchi district administration has come out with strict guidelines to contain the spread of coronavirus.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Modi most popular leader on social media in India
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains the most popular leader on social media in the country and has been associated with the most trends on social media platforms such as Twitter, Google search and YouTube from August to October.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI arrests accused in missing minor tribal girl case
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Almost 11 months after registering a case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Arun Pal, accused in an on-going investigation of a case relating to a tribal girl who went missing from Madhya Pradesh's Bhind during a visit to a relative's house.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab CM hails Centre's invite to protesting farmers for talks
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday welcomed the Centre's decision to take forward the talks with various Kisan Unions on the farm laws issue, in the wake of the farmers' decision to allow passenger and goods trains in the state.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
PS5, Xbox Series X hunters to face bigger Black Friday challenge
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Holiday shoppers may be swamped by offers on a wide range of goods as companies offer attractive discounts as Black Friday 2020 nears, the same, however, may not apply to those hoping for the newest next-generation game consoles from Sony and Microsoft.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Fearing traffic blockades, Haryana issues travel advisory
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Fearing traffic blockades owing to proposed farmers' agitation, the Haryana government on Tuesday issued a travel advisory for the commuters at entry points from Punjab into Haryana for November 25 and 26.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Lucknow's Gomti Nagar railway station new design approved: RLDA
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Gomti Nagar Railway Station, which is being reconstructed by the Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), will soon be a reality as its design has been approved by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-Delhi) with RERA registration.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RSS body accuses RBI of favouritism, backdoor entry & snubbing due process
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A week after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to palm off the 94-year-old Tamil Nadu-based Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) free of cost, the issue has taken a political turn.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Suvendu Adhikari holds rally under apolitical banner, Trinamool claims he is in'
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) With high-voltage West Bengal elections barely a few months away, West Bengal Irrigation and Transport minister Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday took out a massive rally in East Midnapore's Khejuri under an apolitical banner.
2020-11-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
#MeToo: No mutual settlement in M.J. Akbar defamation case
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Journalist Priya Ramani on Tuesday told a Delhi court that she stands by her statement and that there is no chance of settlement in the defamation case filed by former Union Minister M.J. Akbar against her for tweets accusing him of sexual harassment.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Supplies restored with resumption of trains in Punjab
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) With supplies of essential commodities finally being restored with the resumption of goods train services in Punjab on Tuesday after about two months, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh issued directions to ensure seamless movement of the raw materials to power plants and industry.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Football shouldn't be set in stone: Arsene Wenger (Book Review)
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) "What does this Frenchman know about football? He wears glasses and looks more like a schoolteacher," Arsenal captain Tony Adams had remarked derisively when Arsene Wenger arrived in 1996, the first foreigner to be appointed manager of an English football club. By the time he left 22 years later, he had 1,235 matches, three Premier League titles, seven FA Cups and seven Community Shield titles under his belt.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
SC mulls issuing notice to Maha Speaker over Arnab letter
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that it is contemplating issuing notice to Maharashtra Assembly Speaker while hearing a plea by Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami challenging the show-cause notice issued by the Assembly for initiation of breach of privilege motion against him.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Nitish fan 'sacrifices' finger every time he becomes CM
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) A die-hard political supporter of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sacrificed his fourth finger after the formation of NDA government in Bihar.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Features,Politics
Loss of last Test series to India drives a lot of Aus guys: Paine
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Australian players who were involved in the previous home Test series defeat to India are motivated to make amends, says Test captain captain Tim Paine. Australia lost to India 2-1 in 2018-19 -- their first ever series defeat to an Asian side in the longest format of the game on home soil.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Chinese youth staring at bleak job prospect
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Chinese Communist governments exaggerated claim that the countrys economic boom and rapid development has created fresh opportunities for young people is fast diminishing. There is a growing perception among the youth that their career prospects are bleak due to limited job opportunities, skyrocketing property prices and a widening social wealth gap. For the young Chinese, a higher education degree or additional skills does not guarantee better career prospects.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Thackeray seeks 'national vaccine distribution policy'
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday urged the Centre to formulate a 'national vaccine distribution policy' to combat the Covid-19 pandemic more systematically.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Baig family no stranger to scams: First it was stamp paper, then IMA ponzi scam
Bengaluru, Nov 24 (IANS) Former Congress leader and ex-minister R. Roshan Baig and scams seem to go hand-in-hand as his name and that of his younger brother Dr Rehan Baig have cropped up in connection with sensational scams that occurred in Karnataka.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Bryan Cranston loves dealing with rich characters
Los Angeles, Nov 24 (IANS) Actor Bryan Cranston says the dramatic narrative of the show, Your Honor, prompted him to sign up.
2020-11-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Haryana imposes restrictions in six districts in NCR
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said to contain the surge in Covid-19 cases in six districts in the NCR, it was decided to limit the number of people allowed for social gatherings to 50 for indoor and 100 for outdoor events from November 26.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Yogi cabinet approves draft ordinance on religious conversions
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday approved the draft ordinance dealing with forced religious conversions, also known as 'love jihad'.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Lobera faces former charges as Mumbai take on Goa (ISL Match 6)
Margao (Goa), Nov 24 (IANS) An interesting clash of similar styles can be expected when Mumbai City take on FC Goa at the Fatorda Stadium in the sixth match of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) on Wednesday.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
SC seeks information on mechanism to preserve CCTV footage
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday contemplated a mechanism to preserve CCTV footage for more than 45 days and the integration of audio in it, as it reserved its orders in a matter pertaining to the installation of CCTVs in police stations across the country.
2020-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Xiaomi logs record sales in Q3, smartphone biz shines again
Hong Kong, Nov 24 (IANS)  Xiaomi on Tuesday announced its third quarter results, beating industry estimates with record revenue and net profit riding on the stellar performance of its smartphone business.
2020-11-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,Technology