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K'taka Cong to roll out mobile app, strengthen booths to fight BJP
Udupi, Nov 29 (IANS) Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president, D.K. Shivakumar on Sunday said that the party would soon launch a mobile app as well as constitute a people's representatives committee at all booths to fight against the formidable BJP's election machinery.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bahrain GP: Hamilton claims 11th win of the season
Bahrain, Nov 29 (IANS) Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton took his 11th win over the 2020 season at the Bahrain Grand Prix and Red Bull pair Max Verstappen and Alex Albon took second and third place respectively in a race that started with a horror crash for Haas' Romain Grosjean.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Bahrain,Sports,Other Sports
K'taka reports 1,291 new Covid cases; death toll at 11,765
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Karnataka has reported 1,291 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 8,83,899, while 15 more fatalities pushed the state's toll to 11,765, health officials said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Mask violation cases drop in Delhi, only 111 challans on Sunday
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) There has been a decline in the number of mask violation challans after the fine was raised to Rs 2,000. On Sunday, the Delhi Police found and fined only 111 people not wearing masks.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Tiger kills tribal girl in Telangana
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A 16-year-old tribal girl was killed by a tiger in Telangana's Kumaram Bheem Asifabad district on Sunday. This is the second such incident in the district this month.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Andhra Pradesh crosses one crore Covid tests
Amaravati, Nov 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Sunday reached a significant milestone as the number of Covid-19 tests crossed one crore.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
IMA offers its 3L members, 1,750 branches to assist in Covid prog
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has offered its members and branches to assist in the rollout of Covid-19 immunisation programme when a vaccine is available.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mangaluru graffiti: Police appeals to public to share any info
Mangaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) With inflammatory graffiti popping up on city walls over the past three days, Mangaluru Police Commissioner Vikash Kumar Vikash on Sunday appealed to the public to share any information about those responsible for the malicious messaging.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bengal T20 Challenge: Kalighat beat East Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Sudip Chatterjee continued his superb run as the Kalighat batsman smashed an unbeaten 60 off just 38 deliveries to guide his team to a two-wicket victory over East Bengal in Bengal T20 Challenge at Eden Gardens on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Malan 55 takes England to series win against South Africa
Paarl (South Africa), Nov 29 (IANS) Dawid Malan's 55 followed up Jofra Archer's 1/18 on Sunday as England secured a four-wicket win over South Africa in the second T20I between the two sides in Paarl. England have thus taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, having won the first T20I by five wickets on Friday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Chennai Air Customs foils bid to smuggle gold, three held
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Three persons were arrested for trying to smuggle gold into the country, said Commissioner of Customs, Chennai International Airport.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM's visit to vaccine centres gets 'praise' from Congress
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to three vaccine centres on Saturday received qualified praise from the opposition Congress, which said that it will lift the morale of the frontline warriors in the struggle against the Covid pandemic.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Grosjean suffers 'light burns' in horror crash at Bahrain GP
Bahrain, Nov 29 (IANS) The Bahrain Grand Prix was temporarily halted on Sunday shortly after the start of the first lap as Haas driver Romain Grosjean suffered a horrific crash that left his car in flames and sliced in two.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Bahrain,Sports,Motorsports
Gomes penalty save helps Kerala Blasters secure point vs Chennaiyin
Bambolim, Nov 29 (IANS) Kerala Blasters held Chennaiyin FC to a goalless draw courtesy a superb penalty save from Albino Gomes in their Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at the GMC Stadium, here on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
BJP top brass meets to discuss farmers' Delhi protest
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The BJP and the government's efforts to resolve and end the ongoing protests by farmers from various states at various border points of the capital intensified on Sunday, with party chief J.P. Nadda holding a high-level meeting at this house.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Half Marathon: Walelegn, Yehualaw set course records
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Records tumbled at the Delhi Half Marathon as Ethiopians Amedework Walelegn and Yalemzerf Yehualaw broke course records to take the men's and women's titles while India's Avinash Sable broke the national record with a time of 1:00:30.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Disguised as TTE, man tried to smuggle cannabis; held
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) A man impersonating a TTE in a bid to smuggle cannabis, has been arrested from the New Delhi Railway Station, police said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Recoveries outnumber fresh Covid cases in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Recoveries from Covid-19 reached 103,082 in J&K with 492 people being cured of the disease on Sunday as against 471 fresh infections, health officials said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
JEE (Main) scam : Assam police arrest proxy candidate in Delhi
Guwahati, Nov 29 (IANS) The Assam police on Sunday arrested the most wanted proxy candidate, Pradip Kumar, who had written the Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) 2020 for Neel Nakshatra Das, who secured 99.8 per cent marks and became one of the toppers in the all India engineering entrance test, officials said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Two killed in separate road accidents in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 29 (IANS) Two people, including a teenager, were killed in two separate road accidents in Gurugram, police said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pollution, pandemic and pre-term birth
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANSlife) Most pregnancies last 40 weeks; a baby is known as a premature or pre-term when her or she is born before the completion of 37th week. Based on the gestational age, pre-term babies are sub-categorised as extremely preterm (less than 28 weeks), very preterm (28 to 32 weeks), moderate to late preterm (32 to 37 weeks).
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sustaining sustainable clothing is the key: Alia Bhatt
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt believes switching up your fashion choices can contribute a lot towards sustainable fashion. She advocates passing on of clothes rather than throwing them out as the first step towards the right direction.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The cardi makes a fashionable comeback
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANSlife) The latest acquisition to Londons Victoria and Albert Museums Fashion Collection is a patchwork cardigan? while it hardly sounds like a collectors piece, the cardigan has become the iconic knitwear piece of 2020.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
4W Indian National Championship: Balu wins ITC title
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Coimbatore veteran Arjun Balu (Race Concepts) won the the premier Indian Touring Class in his third attempt in the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Car Racing Championship which concluded at the MMRT here on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Gujarat's Covid tally reaches 2,08,278 with 1,564 new cases
Gandhinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Gujarat reported 1,564 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, pushing the tally to 2,08,278, while the state's death toll has mounted to 3,969 after 16 more patients have succumbed to the virus, health officials said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
BKU leader furious over 'unruly behaviour' by farmers during stir
Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) Farmers protesting at the borders of the national capital have intensified their agitation against the Modi government at the Centre opposing the three controversial farm laws.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
GHMC polls: BJP bigwigs, Owaisis engage in no-holds-barred attacks
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The election campaign for any municipal body in the country has not been so shrill as it has been for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), which is all set for polls on Tuesday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SII to seek Rs 100 cr damages from volunteer seeking compensation
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) After a Chennai-based volunteer served a legal notice to the Serum Institute of India (SII) demanding Rs 5 crore compensation for the alleged neurological complications he developed after being administered a test dose of its Covidshield vaccine, the SII has now countered the allegation with a demand of Rs 100 crore as damages to its reputation while terming his claims "malicious and misconceived in nature".
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
J&K Panchayat bypolls: 64% polling for Panches, 57% for Sarpanch posts
Jammu, Nov 29 (IANS) The first phase of maiden bye-elections for seats of Panchayat-level bodies in J&K recorded 64 per cent voting turnout for Panches and 57 per cent for Sarpanch vacancies, State Election Commissioner K.K. Sharma said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Venomous 'graffiti war' continues in Mangaluru third day running
Mangaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Taking strong exception to the "graffiti war" that has erupted in Karnataka's Mangaluru over the last three days, former Karnataka minister and local Congress MLA, U.T. Khader on Sunday demanded that the ruling BJP arrest those involved in this malicious messaging.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hope Warner remains injured, it will help us: Rahul
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) India's limited overs vice-captain and wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul said that he is hoping that Australia opener David Warner does not recover in time for the third ODI and probably for the rest of the team's tour Down Under.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Scottish-IISc researchers develop wastewater treatment, recycling system
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) A team of interdisciplinary researchers from Scotland in collaboration with Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed an efficient decentralised wastewater treatment and recycling system at Berambadi primary school situated in a remote village in Karnataka's Chamarajnagar district.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech
Rajasthan: Goyal launches Digvada-Bandikui rail line
Jaipur, Nov 29 (IANS) Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday inaugurated the Digvada-Bandikui railway line in Rajasthan's Alwar district.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rahul Roy suffers brain stroke, hospitalised
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rahul Roy suffered brain stroke while shooting for a project in Kargil, and is currently hospitalised in the city.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Need to work on rotating the strike, says Rahul
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul said that he will analyse how to reduce the number of dot balls he faces after India's second ODI against Australia.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Goa looking for first win of the season against solid NorthEast (ISL Match 12)
Margao, Nov 29 (IANS) FC Goa will be looking for their first win of the seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Monday against a NorthEast United side who come into the game with a win and a draw in their first two matches.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
PM to interact with more teams of Covid-19 vaccine developers
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) After his visit to three vaccine development centres, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on Monday scheduled to speak to three other teams involved in developing a Covid-19 vaccine.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
MiG-29K pilot still missing, 9 warships, 14 planes conducting search: Navy
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Nine warships, 14 aircraft as well as Indian Navy fast interceptor craft have been deployed to trace the missing pilot of a MiG-29K trainer aircraft which ditched mid-sea off Goa on November 26, the Indian Navy said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security
Shah positive about resumption of mining industry in Goa: CM
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah is very much positive about the possibility of resumption of the mining industry in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Sunday, after his return from the national capital, where he had met top Union Ministers as well as Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to discuss the mining deadlock.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Khattar could called me up on my mobile: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) Trashing the call records released by his Haryana counterpart as "a complete fraud", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said flaunting a page of his office register cannot condone Manohar Lal Khattar's "lies", and if he had really wanted to connect, he could easily have used official channels or called up on the mobile phone.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die month before schedule
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) The winter session of the Odisha Assembly adjourned sine die on Sunday, a month ahead of the schedule.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Team breathed a sigh of relief after I took Kohli's catch: Henriques
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) While it may have been tough for fielders from both sides to pick high catches due to windy conditions as well as crowds in the background, the Australians were a step ahead on the field when it came to ground fielding. Not only did they stop more runs than India in the outfield, they pulled off some good catches to disturb India's run chase.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rohit Saraf: Look forward to everything that the future holds
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actor Rohit Saraf says the encouragement and support coming his way is making him believe in his own craft a little more than before.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mauricio stunner completes Odisha comeback against Jamshedpur
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Striker Diego Mauricio came off the bench and scored twice, including a stunner in stoppage time, to help Odisha FC draw 2-2 against Jamshedpur after trailing 2-0 in the first half an hour of the match.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football
Gurugram adds 479 fresh Covid cases, tally at 49,098
Gurugram, Nov 29 (IANS) Gurugram on Sunday reported 479 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 49,098, health officials said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Had to bowl the in-between length, says Henriques after accurate show
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) The depth in Australia's bench when it comes to all-rounders was quite evident on Sunday when Moises Henriques stepped in to replace an injured Marcus Stoinis and performed crucial roles first as a bowler and then as a fielder.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Playing with crowds after long may have affected catching: Rahul
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) India's fielding woes continued in the second One-Day International against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Sunday with Ravindra Jadeja, who is otherwise considered a safe pair of hands in the outfield, dropping Marnus Labuschagne at long-off off the bowling of Hardik Pandya.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rashami Desai sizzles in hot pink bikini photoshoot
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Television actress Rashami Desai on Sunday set Instagram on fire with her hot pink bikini photoshoot!
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Man held for shooting friend in Gurugram, old rivalry suspected
Gurugram, Nov 29 (IANS) Gurugram police have arrested a 21-year-old man who injured his friend after shooting at him near Sector-9 area.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cartel TikTok: Narcos post guns, drugs and boat chase videos
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) If you are fascinated by the narco TV series on streaming platforms like Netflix, read on as the drug cartels have now gone live on social media and the Chinese short-video making platform TikTok is their new destination.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Don't think Warner will be available for 3rd ODI: Finch
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch said that he doesn't expect David Warner to play in the third ODI after the opener left the field four overs into India's innings in the second ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. Warner had to helped off the field and Cricket Australia later said that he had been sent for scans for a groin strain.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Pandya gave away the bowling plan, jokes skipper Kohli
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) India, missing an extra bowler who could play back up to the regular bowlers leaking runs, were forced to turn to a semi-fit Hardik Pandya during Sunday's second ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Covid-19 outbreak on perpetual decline in Delhi: Govt
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi government on Sunday said that Covid-19 outbreak in the city was in "perpetual decline" mode with decreasing number of new cases as well as the death rate going down compared to figures from earlier this month.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
At 68, Delhi reports lowest Covid toll after November 5
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) For the second day in a row, the daily infections reported in the national capital were under 5,000 with 4,906 cases on Sunday while 6,325 patients recovered from the deadly disease.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kohli, Rahul admit bowlers weren't consistent and did adapt quick enough
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli blamed his team's bowlers for not bowling in one area for a long enough period as Australia notched up their highest total against India in ODIs for the second consecutive time at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
New model to enable drug predictions against Covid-19
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Researchers have developed a computational model of a human lung cell which has been used to understand how SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind Covid-19 disease, uses the host to survive, and to enable drug predictions for treating the virus.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Chandigarh to get another landmark -- Museum of Trees
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore will virtually inaugurate a unique environmental landmark in Chandigarh -- the Museum of Trees - to commemorate the 551st birth anniversary celebrations of first Sikh master, Guru Nanak Dev, on November 30.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Religion
NIA rejects Stan Swamy's claims of seizing his straw and sipper
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Sunday rejected claims of tribal rights activist Father Stan Swamy, an accused in the Elgar Parishad Maoist links case, that it had seized his straw and sipper and sought 20 days' time from the court to respond to his plea to allow him to have these.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Nikhita Gandhi questions gender identity through 'Khud ko hi paake'
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Singer Nikhita Gandhi says her latest song, Khud ko hi paake, is all about the expression of acceptance of the self.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
We were ineffective with the ball: Kohli
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Indian captain Virat Kohli admitted that the team was ineffective with the ball on Sunday and outplayed by Australia in the second ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground which they lost by 51 runs.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Illegal gun factory unearthed in Bihar's Kaimur
Patna, Nov 29 (IANS) A small illegal gun factory run by a history-sheeter was unearthed in Chainpur area of Kaimur district in Bihar on Sunday after three persons were held during checking of vehicles, police said. In another case, CRPF men also seized arms and ammunition hidden in Naxal-affected Gaya district.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
India fall to 51-run defeat; Australia win series
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Australia beat India by 51 runs in the second ODI on Sunday at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). The hosts have thus sealed victory in the three-match series, having taken an unassailable 2-0 lead.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Demand for BIS certified two-wheeler helmets to go beyond 100 mn: industry
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The helmet manufacturing industry expects the demand for BIS certified two-wheeler helmets to sky-rocket after the Centre implemented new norms.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP wants to liberate Hyderabad from Nizam culture: Shah (Ld)
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that the BJP wanted to liberate Hyderabad from the 'Nawab Nizam' culture and develop it as a modern city.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Goa CM's 10,000 jobs promise is a pre-poll jumla: Congress
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar on Sunday said that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's assurance of rolling out 10,000 government jobs in 2021 is a pre-poll jumla, aimed at targeting young voters ahead of zilla panchayat and municipal polls.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Researchers develop AI to detect Covid on chest x-rays
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) In a fight against the novel coronavirus, researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) platform that detects Covid-19 by analysing X-ray images of the lungs.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Sonakshi Sinha enjoys a lazy Sunday
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha is in a mood for a lazy Sunday, and said that she just wants to be on the couch all day.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SpiceJet seaplane services to restart from Dec 15
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet on Sunday said that its seaplane operations will restart from December 15 after they were temporarily suspended due to mandatory aircraft maintenance.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Port volumes yet to fully recovery, says Ind-Ra
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) India's port volumes are yet to recover fully from the Covid-19 pandemic-induced trends such as shortage of containers amid a demand-supply imbalance, says India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra).
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CAIT urges PM Modi to roll out e-commerce policy
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Malpractices of e-commerce firms are a major hinderance for traders to adopt online business, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Govt drunk on power, not listening to crores of farmers: Cong
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as a stalemate between protesting farmers and the Centre on their protest venue in Delhi continued, the opposition Congress on Sunday attacked the government for "being drunk on power and not listening to the voice of farmers".
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM's visit was to draw political mileage in GHMC polls: KTR
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Bharat Biotech facility on Saturday was to draw political mileage for the BJP in the Greater Hyderabad municipal elections, said Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Working President K. T. Rama Rao on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Boxer Duryodhan Singh Negi tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi/Patiala, Nov 29 (IANS) Boxer Duryodhan Singh Negi (69 kg), who is presently training at Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) in Patiala, has tested positive for novel coronavirus, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) informed on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
From being a Delhi girl to a Telugu ammayi: Rakul Preet on completing seven years in Tollywood
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh on Sunday celebrated her completion of seven years in the Telugu film industry.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Jacqueline wraps Dharamshala schedule of 'Bhoot Police'
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has wrapped up the shooting schedule of her upcoming horror comedy, Bhoot Police, in Dharamshala, and is having a tough time moving one.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Raftaar suggests meme pages to use a certain photo of him
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Celebrities often react happily or angrily to memes being made on them, but here is a celeb who chooses his own photo for being used by memers!
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hrithik Roshan's beard chronicle
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan took to Instagram to share a last glimpse of his beard before shaving it off, and sent his fans in a state of excitement.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Humanitarian Gesture: Alliance Air delays flight to save 4 lives
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) In a humanitarian gesture, Air India's regional subsidiary Alliance Air delayed its Jaipur-Delhi flight to save the lives of four patients, awaiting organ transplants in the national capital.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Influenza infections may up pneumonia risk: Study
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Researchers have now revealed that influenza infections can lead to an increased risk of bacterial pneumonia, which claims many lives around the world every year.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Women fatally shot in head during robbery in Patna
Patna, Nov 29 (IANS) A woman was fatally shot in her head by robbers after she resisted their move to loot passengers of an aut-rickshaw in state capital Patna, police said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cong likely to make Dalit as its Uttarakhand state chief
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Ahead of the Uttarakhand polls, the Congress is likely to replace the current state president with a Dalit.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tyson, Jones Jr share engaging draw in 'exhibition' bout
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (IANS) Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson returned to the sport and brought an end to the 15 years of inactivity by playing an engaging draw with Roy Jones Jr.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
GDP boost, flow cushion to strengthen rupee (IANS Currency Watch)
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Better-than-expected Q2FY21 GDP figures along with consistent foreign fund inflows are expected to strengthen the rupee during the truncated trade week ahead.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
After months of quiet, Meghalaya parties up in arms on permit issue
Shillong, Nov 29 (IANS) After lying low for months, an apex body of over 17 organisations are intensifying their agitation for an Inner Line Permit (ILP) system across Meghalaya to keep the hill state out of Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) purview.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Philippines logs 2,076 new Covid-19 cases, total nears 430k
Manila, Nov 29 (IANS) Philippines on Sunday reported 2,076 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number in the country to 429,864.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Philippines,Health/Medicine
Confusion over India's entry in Live Action Short Film category at Oscars
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Sayani Gupta-starrer, Shameless, by writer-director Keith Gomes is one of the films from India eligible for qualification in the Live Action Short Film Category at the 93rd Oscars.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SFJ annouces $1M aid for agitating farmers, agencies vigilant (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) As thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are rallying at Delhi's three interstate border points, banned secessionist group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) is trying to fish in troubled waters by announcing $1 million aid for farmers who suffered injuries or damage to their vehicles while facing police action in Haryana.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Germany reports 14,611 new Covid-19 cases
Berlin, Nov 29 (IANS) Germany reported 14,611 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the national total to 1,042,700, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Russia's Covid-19 caseload tops 2.2 million
Moscow, Nov 29 (IANS) Russia overall coronavirus caseload increased to 2,269,316 on Sunday after the country reported 26,683 new confirmed infections in the last 24 hours, according to health authorities.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Varun shares 'main brief' by David Dhawan during 'Coolie No 1' shoot
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan has revealed the 'main brief' which was given to him by his father and Director David Dhawan during the shooting of his upcoming film "Coolie No 1".
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ankita Lokhande to pay tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Ankita Lokhande, who was heavily trolled by the fans of her former boyfriend and late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput last week, has shared that she would be paying tribute to the late star through a special dance performance.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Farmers reject Centre's offer to shift to Burari, says its conditional
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The farmers on Sunday rejected the proposal by the Centre to shift all agitation to Delhi's Burari ground and lift the blockade at the borders. The farmers said the offer of talks is conditional and they will not move to the Burari.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Goa's heritage church complex under threat, oppn writes to Unesco
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) The 17th century Old Goa Church complex, a Unesco World Heritage Site, faces threat of encroachment of its boundaries by real estate developers in the wake of a recent move to incorporate the area under an urban planning authority, former deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai has alleged in a letter to the UN body on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Healthy demand conditions accelerates VF sector's recovery: Report
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Demand for two-wheelers, tractors and passenger vehicles has led to an accelerated recovery in the vehicle finance (VF) sector over the past six months, equity research firm Motilal Oswal Financial Services said in a report.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Aus vs Ind 2nd ODI: Warner hurts groin, to undergo scan
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Australia on Sunday suffered a blow in the ongoing ODI series they are dominating with opening batsman David Warner suffering a groin injury and then limping off the ground during India's innings in the second ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Darth Vader actor David Prowse no more
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (IANS) David Prowse, best known for playing Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died. He was 85.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Samsung Galaxy S21 to come with Bixby voice unlock feature
Seoul, Nov 29 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is likely to allow its users to use Bixby Voice as a biometric voice-unlock feature in the company's upcoming Galaxy S21 series.
2020-11-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Pyongyang steps up measures along inter-Korean border
Seoul, Nov 29 (IANS) North Korean authorities have stepped up anti-virus measures along the inter-Korean border and at the sea, state media reports said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Rahul takes a dig at Modi, says it's time to talk about farmers
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Centre over the ongoing farmers protests. Taking a dig at the Prime Minister's 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, Rahul said now it is time to talk about the farmers.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Why Burari ground fails to attract protesters?
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) As thousands of farmers continue to rally at three interstate border points of Delhi, they have steadfastly refused to accept the government offer to hold their proposed protest against the three farm laws at Burari ground in north-west Delhi.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
30 dead, 24 injured in Afghan suicide bombing (Ld)
Kabul, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 30 military personnel were killed and 24 others wounded in a suicide car bombing that took place near a military camp in Afghanistan's Ghazni city on Sunday, officials have confirmed.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Benchmark indices to consolidate while broad markets to rally (Market Watch)
Markets behaved on expected lines and made new highs on the benchmark indices. BSESENSEX gained 267.47 points or 0.61 per cent to close at 44,149.72 points while NIFTY gained 109.90 points or 0.85 per cent to close at 12,968.95 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSe200 and BSE500 gain 0.95 per cent, 1.19 per cent, and 1.46 per cent, respectively. BSEMIDCAP gained 2.91 per cent, while BSESMALLCAP was up 4.28 per cent,. November futures series expired on a positive note and they gained a massive 1,316.20 points or 11.28 per cent,. The series ended at 12,987 points and the previous series had ended at 11,670.80 points.
2020-11-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
3 held, drugs worth Rs 35L seized at Goa beach village
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Hashish worth Rs 35 lakh approximately was seized in three simultaneous raids conducted by the Goa Police's Anti-Narcotics Cell in the beach village of Arambol in North Goa on Sunday, police said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dutee Chand, KT Irfan among eight athletes included in TOPS core group
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Eight track and field athletes, including Dutee Chand and KT Irfan, have been included in the core group of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme while seven others have been included in the TOPS developmental group, Sports Authority of India (SAI) informed on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
"Everybody who was hiding in FANG names, now wants to be in Caterpillar, Exxon Mobil"
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Larry McDonald, founder of the investment research service The Bear Traps Report says tech stocks are in deep trouble, because everybody who was hiding in those FANG names, now wants to be in Caterpillar, Exxon Mobil, and all these industrials.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Missing Indian man in Dubai found
Dubai, Nov 29 (IANS) An Indian man who was reported missing since November 9 a day after he reached Dubai on a tourist visa, has been found in a hospital in the city, his relatives have confirmed.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Will thwart Centre's bid to turn farm protest into Shaheen Bagh: BKU
Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday asserted that they would thwart all attempts of the Centre to turn the ongoing protest by farmers into "violence that followed anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh" and other areas in Delhi in February.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Kashmir polls: BJP's national agenda vs. Gupkar Alliance's reclaim cry (Comment)
The maiden District Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir, being held in eight phases, are no doubt historic but they are also of existential consequence for the entire political spectrum in the Valley. The regional parties, which have dominated Valley politics for decades and have been finding themselves on a sticky wicket since the abrogation of Article 370, are trying to reclaim their ground. For the BJP, the elections are no less than a mission to break free Jammu and Kashmir politics from the Valley's dynasties and carve out an alternative reckoning.
2020-11-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Yami Gautam thanks her extended family for making her working birthday memorable
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Yami Gautam recently celebrated her 32nd birthday by expressing gratitude to her extended family for making it really special and memorable this year.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Farmers dig in heels, continue to rally on Delhi borders as more join in
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Refusing to accept the Centre's offer to shift to the Burari ground in north-west Delhi to hold their proposed protest against the three central farm laws, thousands of farmers continued to rally for the third consecutive day on Sunday at Delhi's three interstate border points.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Doha negotiators have agreed on rules: Taliban
Kabul, Nov 29 (IANS) A Taliban spokesperson has said that negotiators from both sides for the Afghan peace process have agreed on procedural rules with 21 items for the the talks to proceed, the media reported.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Odisha: BJD expels its MLA for anti-party activities
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Sunday expelled Gopalpur MLA and former Minister Pradeep Panigrahi from the primary membership of the party for his anti-people activities.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Delhi Half Marathon: Ethiopia's Yehualaw, Walelegn win elite races in record time
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw produced a stunning run over in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2020 held to clock the second fastest women's time ever over the distance when she crossed the line in 64:46 in the race held in a bio-secure environment amid the Covid-19 pandemic here on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Samsung Display to start trials for QD-OLED displays in Dec
Seoul, Nov 29 (IANS) Samsung Display, a major display panel maker in South Korea, will run trials for the production line of the QD-OLED displays next month, according to a new report.
2020-11-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Never pressured by military leadership on any matter: Imran
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he was never pressured by the countrys military leadership on any matter, including foreign policy.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Samajwadi Party to oppose 'love jihad' in UP Assembly
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) A day after Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel signed the ordinance on forced religious conversions, the Samajwadi Party announced that it will oppose the 'love jihad' law when it comes up in the Assembly next month.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
52% forced conversion cases reported in Pak's Punjab province
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A Pakistani rights group has said that 52 per cent of cases of alleged forced conversions of women, specicially of underage girls from the religious minority communities, had occurred in Punjab province.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
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2020-11-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Shahid Kapoor soaks up the sun in the hills
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor is sending out happy vibes while soaking in the sun in the hills.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
30 Afghan policemen killed in suicide car bombing
Kabul, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 30 policemen were killed and over 20 others injured in a suicide car bomb blast that hit a military camp in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Sunday, top officials have confirmed.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
2nd ODI: Smith fires yet again as Aus set 390-run target for India
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Steve Smith on Sunday continued his prolific run as he smashed yet another hundred against India to help Australia post a gigantic 390-run target for the Men in Blue in the second ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Brazil's coronavirus death toll tops 172k
Brasilia, Nov 29 (IANS) Brazil registered 587 new coronavirus fatalities in the last 24 hours, which increased the country's overall death toll to 172,561, the Health Ministry said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
2nd ODI: India forced to press in semi-fit Pandya who impresses
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) India, missing an extra bowler who could play back-up to the regular bowlers leaking runs, were forced to turn to a semi-fit Hardik Pandya during Sunday's second ODI against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Nigerian Prez condemns attack in northeastern state
Abuja, Nov 29 (IANS) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned an attack on farmers in the northeastern state of Borno, which has reportedly killed dozens of people.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Terrorism
Volcano in Indonesia erupts
Jakarta, Nov 29 (IANS) The Ili Lewotolok volcano in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province erupted on Sunday, spewing a column of ash 4,000 metres to the sky, authorities said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Shah prays at Charminar temple ahead of Hyderabad MC poll campaign
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday offered prayers at the Bhagyalakshmi temple abutting the historic Charminar ahead of his participation in the BJP campaign for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Drone spotted in J&K's Jammu district along India-Pakistan border
Jammu, Nov 29 (IANS) Alert security forces deployed on the international border with Pakistan spotted a drone in Jammu district in J&K and fired to force it to return to the neighbouring country, police said on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Politics,Terrorism
Kangana reacts to late Wajid Khan's wife's claim she is being forced to convert by in-laws
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Sunday extended support to Kamalrukh Khan, wife of late music composer Wajid Khan, who has opened up about her alleged ordeal within her inter-caste marriage, claiming scare tactics by her in-laws to force her into conversion included taking her to court seeking divorce.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Imran Khan's Kashmir campaign bombs at Islamic meet
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khans shrill campaign to internationalise Kashmir has bombed after the 57-member Islamic bloc brushed aside Islamabads frenzied attempt to haul up India for abrogating Article 370 more than a year ago.
2020-11-29
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Poor air quality can up consequences of Covid-19: Study
London, Nov 29 (IANS) A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that elevated levels of air pollution may amplify the waves of SARS-CoV-2 contamination, the virus responsible for Covid-19 diseases.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Peru preparing electoral infrastructure for voters living abroad
Lima, Nov 29 (IANS) Peru is preparing the electoral infrastructure to ensure that the nearly 1 million Peruvian nationals living abroad participate in the upcoming general elections scheduled for April 11, 2021, Foreign Minister Elizabeth Astete said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Corona restrictions keep UP tourists away from wildlife parks
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) For those who were expecting increased inflow of tourists in sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh after they were reopened for public earlier this month, disappointment hangs heavy in the winter air.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
China Cloud services spend exceeds $5 billion in Q3, Alibaba leads
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Alibaba Cloud remained the leader in the China Cloud services market in Q3 with a 41 per cent market share and continued strong growth.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Committed to welfare of hardworking farmers: Modi
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as thousands of farmers rallied on Delhi's interstate borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that he was committed to the welfare of hardworking farmers, and the Centres' new farm laws were a step in this direction.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Golden Baby Leagues help generate passion for football in rural Manipur
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Golden Baby Leagues initiative, started by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in 2018, has helped light a footballing spark among young children across the country and in rural Manipur, they are also providing hope to families of a brighter future.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Yogi turns sugarcane into 'green gold' in UP
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is trying to turn sugarcane into 'green gold' through ethanol.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Chinese Defence Minister arrives in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 29 (IANS) Two days after Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla concluded a successful trip to Nepal, Chinese Defence Minister and State Councillor Wei Fenghe arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Nepal,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Climbing stairs daily will boost mental health in pandemic
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Everyday activities such as climbing stairs or simply walking to the neighbourhood store can significantly enhance our personal well-being during the pandemic times, particularly in people susceptible to psychiatric disorders.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Resources on standby in anticipation of flash floods in Texas
Houston, Nov 29 (IANS) Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced that numerous resources were on standby across the US state in anticipation of potentially severe weather that may led to flash flooding.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Renault Samsung to stop factory for 4 days next month
Seoul, Nov 29 (IANS) Renault Samsung Motors Corp, the South Korean unit of Renault SA, has announced plans to halt operations at its Busan factory for four days next month.
2020-11-29
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Turkey reports record high single-day Covid-19 cases
Ankara, Nov 29 (IANS) Turkey reported 30,103 new Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike since the onset of the pandemic in the country earlier this year, the Health Ministry said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
First case under 'love jihad' law in UP's Bareilly
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) The first FIR under the newly promulgated ordinance on forced religious conversions, popularly known 'love jihad', has been registered in Bareilly district.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Innovative Growth: Savlon enters PPE segment, on way to become Rs 1K cr consumer spend brand (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Innovating its way to become a Rs 1,000 crore consumer spend brand in FY21, health and hygiene products major ITC Savlon has entered into the PPE sub-segment.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tisca Chopra opens up on her directorial debut
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) If you have stories to tell, then you have to make them yourself, feels actress-producer Tisca Chopra, who has tried her hand at film direction for the first time.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ethiopian PM confirms full control of Tigray region's capital
Addis Ababa, Nov 29 (IANS) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has confirmed the "full command" of the conflict-ridden Tigray region's capital, Mekelle, which the completion of the Ethiopian National Defence Forces (ENDF)'s military operations.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Djokovic & Nadal to finish inside top 2 for third straight year
Zurich, Nov 29 (IANS) Novak Djokovic is set to equal Pete Sampras' record with a sixth year-end No. 1 finish when the year-end rankings are officially released on December 7. Since there will only be ATP Challenger Tour events until then, there will be no changes near the top of the rankings.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
LG Velvet: Affordable dual display smartphone
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) When smartphone makers like Motorola and Samsung are busy launching high-end foldable display smartphones, LG has joined the bandwagon with launching a dual display device at an affordable price.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
This machine saving lives of severe Covid patients: Study
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines -- the existing medical treatment -- are saving lives of patients hospitalised with Covid-19.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
'England hospitals may risk being overwhelmed without new tiered system'
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Hospitals in England might risk being overwhelmed by coronavirus cases without the new, tougher tier system, a senior UK official has warned.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Punjabi diaspora worried, shocked over 'brutality' against farmers
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) The planned protest against new farm laws and the 'brutality' of the security forces by lobbing teargas shells and using water cannons to stop the peaceful march of the farmers towards the national capital has left the diaspora largely from Canada worried and shocked.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Turkey observes 2nd weekend lockdown
Ankara, Nov 29 (IANS) Turkey observed the second weekend as part of a partial curfew imposed across the country in an effort to to curb the increase in the number of coronavirus cases.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Farmers rally on Delhi-Ghaziabad border, police holds talks
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as farmers of Punjab and Haryana continued to rally at Singhu and Tikari border entry points, scores of Uttar Pradesh farmers gathered at Ghazipur on the Delhi-Ghazipur border on Sunday morning in their bid to enter the national capital.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases top 2.13 million
Addis Ababa, Nov 29 (IANS) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the African continent has reached 2,137,871, while the death toll stood at 51,248, according to health authorities.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
2nd launch of Russia's heavy carrier rocket scheduled for Dec
Moscow, Nov 29 (IANS) The second test launch of Russia's Angara-A5 heavy-class carrier rocket from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome is scheduled for December, Dmitry Rogozin, head of Roscosmos, the country's space agency, said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech
3 women found dead in J&K's Baramulla
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Three women, including a mother and her daughter, were found dead under mysterious circumstances on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Phillips' ton helps New Zealand thrash West Indies in 2nd T20I
Mount Maunganui (New Zealand), Nov 29 (IANS) Right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman Glenn Phillips scored a brilliant hundred to help New Zealand comprehensively beat West Indies by 72 runs in the second T20I at the Bay Oval on Sunday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Be emotionally flexible to save the romance in life
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Being emotionally flexible is one of the key factors when it comes to longevity and overall health of your romantic and long-term relationships, say researchers.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Electronic skin has strong future ahead: Study
Riyadh, Nov 29 (IANS) Electronic skin or e-skin, may play an important role in next-generation prosthetics, personalised medicine, soft robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), say researchers.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Science/Tech
Black Friday sale logs $9bn in US, smartphones bring in $3.6bn
San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) US consumers spent $9 billion online during the Black Friday sale, up by 21.6 per cent on a year ago. Smartphones alone accounted for $3.6 billion in sales -- up by 25.3 per cent over the last year as people stayed indoors during the pandemic.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
Bengal T20 Challenge: Town Club beat Tapan Memorial
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Purab Joshi smashed maiden fifty of the tournament while bowlers Md Kaif and Aritra Chatterjee bagged three wickets each as Town Club defeated Tapan Memorial by 28 runs in the recent match of the ongoing Bengal T20 Challenge being played at the Eden Gardens.
2020-11-29
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Over 150 arrested in London anti-lockdown protests
London, Nov 29 (IANS) More than 150 people were arrested during protests in London against the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown in England, the second of its kind since the onset of the pandemic.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India's Covid tally nears 94 lakh
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) With 41,810 new coronavirus infections and 496 deaths in the past 24 hours, India's overall tally stood at 93,92,920 on Sunday, as the fatality toll touched 1,36,696, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
180 doctors in Indonesia succumb to Covid-19
Jakarta, Nov 29 (IANS) A total of 180 doctors in Indonesia have died due to the novel coronavirus since the onset of the pandemic earlier this year, according to authorities.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
The new team in Washington surveys West Asia Trump leaves behind (Comment)
For the new team being announced by the Biden administration any innovation can only follow repair work of the considerable wreckage that is being left behind by the outgoing team.
2020-11-29
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Babar Azam accused of sexual abuse by Pak woman
Lahore, Nov 29 (IANS) Ace Pakistan cricketer Babar Azam has been accused of sexual and physical abuse by a woman.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Myanmar extends Covid-19 preventive measures to Dec 15
Yangon, Nov 29 (IANS) Myanmar's national-level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 has extended the period of preventive measures until December 15.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Addition of new servers led to massive outage last week: AWS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The addition of new servers to the network triggered the massive outage of Amazon Web Services (AWS) last week, affecting several websites and apps, the company has acknowledged.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Another one-horned rhinoceros dead in Nepal
Kathmandu, Nov 29 (IANS) Another one-horned rhinoceros has been found dead in Nepal's Chitwan National Park, taking the death toll of the endangered species to 16 since July this year, according to an official.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife
Night temperatures improve marginally in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh union territories improved marginally on Sunday due to partial cloud cover as the weather is likely to remain dry till Thursday, Met officials said.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
UK govt appoints vaccine rollout minister
London, Nov 29 (IANS) The UK government has appointed Nadhim Zahawi, an MP for Stratford-on-Avon, as a new health minister to oversee rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine in England, Downing Street announced.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Rajnath Singh on 2-day visit to Lucknow
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be in his parliamentary constituency, Lucknow, on a two-day visit from Sunday evening.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Windows 10 to soon run mobile apps built for Android
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Microsoft is working on a project named Latte that would allow app developers to bring their Android apps directly to Windows 10 with little to zero changes in the codes.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Palestine warns against Israeli plan to legalize settlement outposts
Ramallah, Nov 29 (IANS) The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has warned against the Israeli government's plan to legalize dozens of "illegal settlement outposts" built in the West Bank.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Israel,Politics
IIT-BHU, IIT-Guwahati to start joint doctoral programme
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) and IIT-Guwahati have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to start a joint doctoral programme.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Virat Kohli 9th Indian to make 250 ODI appearances
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Virat Kohli on Sunday became the ninth Indian cricketer to make 250 appearances in One-Day Internationals (ODIs). He reached the milestone during the second ODI of the ongoing three-match series against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Comments against Liberation War won't be tolerated: B'desh Minister
Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) A Bangladesh Minister has warned that any comments against the spirit of the country's Liberation War and the Constitution will not be tolerated, while "evil attempts" to destroy the peace and comfort of the public will be resisted.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Special 'angavastram' awaits PM Modi in Varanasi
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) A weaver from Varanasi has woven a special silk 'angavastram' for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to visit his constituency on Monday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Woman uses social media to search for missing brother
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) After the police failed to trace her missing brother, a young woman has posted an appeal on social media, asking people to help her trace her brother.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
London Zoo to reopen after Covid-19 lockdown ends in England
London, Nov 29 (IANS) London Zoo, one of the British capital's top tourist attractions, is set to reopen when the second ongoing Covid-19 lockdown in England ends on December 2, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has announced.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Reigning champion Ding Junhui edged out of UK Snooker C'ship
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Defending champion Ding Junhui of China has been knocked out of the UK Snooker Championship by Englishman David Grace 6-5 in the second round.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Wuhan authorities find Covid-19 on imported frozen food
Wuhan, Nov 29 (IANS) Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus is likely to have originated in December 2019, said that three imported frozen food packaging samples have tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-11-29
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
UP: Man booked for killing son, raping daughter-in-law
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 29 (IANS) A 56-year-old man has been booked for allegedly shooting his elder son dead after the latter accused him of sexually assaulting his wife.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP to have cold chain space for 1.23L litres of vaccine
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has launched a massive exercise to create storage space for the Covid-19 vaccine when it arrives.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Yemen launches door-to-door polio immunization for over 4mn kids
Sanaa, Nov 29 (IANS) Yemen's health authorities have launched a polio vaccination campaign for more than 4 million children in the north of the war-torn country.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Yemen,Health/Medicine,Politics
The Awards Inc. at crossroads! (Column: B-Town)
India is the flavour of the season. And the entertainment industry adds to this flavour. A few foreign studios came to India to be a part of the Indian film industry. Having experimented with all aspects of filmmaking, they have decided what their core business should be, and have opted for a subscriber-based OTT business.
2020-11-29
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
France Covid-19 hospitalisations further decline
Paris, Nov 29 (IANS) Covid-19 hospitalizations in France have further declined as the country, one of the hardest-hit by the pandemic in Europe, started a three-stage lockdown exit.
2020-11-29
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for November 30-December 6
2020-11-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,National
Tears flow as Argentine football clubs pay homage to Maradona
Buenos Aires, Nov 29 (IANS) Argentina's top division clubs recently paid tribute to Diego Maradona with moving pre-match commemorations.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Croatian PM self-quarantines after wife contracts Covid-19
Zagreb, Nov 29 (IANS) Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic has begun a 10-day self-quarantine after his wife tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the government has announced.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Croatia,Politics
Australia opt to bat in 2nd ODI against India
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch on Sunday won the toss and elected to bat in the second ODI of the ongoing three-match series against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
San Francisco moves to 'Purple Tier' Covid-19 classification
San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) Amid a continued resurgence of new Covid-19 cases, California authorities have moved San Francisco to the most restrictive 'Purple Tier' in its pandemic classification, forcing most indoor activities to close by Sunday and placing the city under curfew starting Monday night.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
New Yorkers urged to shop locally to support small businesses
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have urged on New Yorkers to shop locally in an effort to support small businesses as the raging Covid-19 pandemic has forced most of them to stay at home during the Thanksgiving holiday.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Politics
Aus PM urges top army officers to share blame for Afghan war crimes
Canberra, Nov 29 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for senior defence officers to be held accountable for war crimes allegedly committed by soldiers in Afghanistan.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Politics
With 'Eklavya' and improvisation, Manekshaw battles Pandemic for theatre
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) While the pandemic may have given a huge jolt not just to the art and culture scene but also art training, the Drama School Mumbai has improvised to ensure that its curtains don't fall, no matter what.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,National
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 62mn mark: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 62 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.45 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Anne Hathaway reveals her lockdown challenge as a mom
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway is also a mother, and the lockdown brought along a set of challenges for her.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Chinese mainland reports 11 new imported Covid-19 cases
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) The Chinese mainland reported 11 new imported Covid-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 3,843.
2020-11-29
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Victoria Beckham has a rare red lip moment
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham upped the temperature by sporting red lips in her latest photo.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Peter Andre escaped terrifying accident as a kid
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre had escaped a terrifying and freak car accident as a child, it has come to light.
2020-11-29
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bigg Boss 14: Several star contestants of past seasons set to enter house
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) To make the ongoing season 14 of Bigg Boss 14 more interesting, several contestants who made a mark in the past seasons will enter the controversial reality show as housemates in the upcoming episodes. These include Rakhi Sawant, Manu Punjabi, Vikas Gupta, Rahul Mahajan, Kashmera Shah and Arshi Khan.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Iran blames Israel for killing top nuclear scientist
Tehran, Nov 29 (IANS) Iran President Hassan Rouhani has blamed Israel for the killing of a top nuclear scientist on Friday, and said it would not slow down the country's nuclear programme.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Andhra records 625 more Covid cases; tally 8.67 lakh
Amaravati, Nov 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 625 new Covid cases, increasing the states tally to 8.67 lakh, even as 1,186 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Saturday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka registers 1,522 new Covid cases
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) As many as 1,522 new cases of Covid-19 were detected while 12 succumbed to the dreaded virus in Karnataka on Friday, taking the state's tally of infections to 8,82,608 and the death toll to 11,750, the health department said in its bulletin on Saturday.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
BJP debunks theories on Yediyurappa's replacement
Mangaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel on Saturday asserted that there were no talks at any level about replacing Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurapa at this juncture.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Modi's visit to Bharat Biotech is strong motivation: Naidu
Amaravati, Nov 29 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bharat Biotech as a strong motivation and recalled that Genome Valley in Hyderabad was his brainchild.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Accept Shah's appeal, Punjab CM urges protesting farmers
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged the protesting farmers to reciprocate to Union Home Minister Amit Shah's gesture by accepting his appeal to shift to a designated place, thus paving the way for early talks to resolve their issues.
2020-11-29
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Protect peace & tranquility of Hyderabad: KCR to voters
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) In a massive public meeting in the heart of Hyderabad, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday appealed to all sections of people to protect peace and tranquility of the city.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India missed Rohit Sharma, Dhoni in Sydney ODI: Holding
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Rohit Sharma is an attacking batsman around whom India build their innings in one-dayers, but his absence should not have been the reason for India for failing to chase Australia's huge total in the first One-day International in Sydney on Friday, legendary West Indian fast bowler Michael Holding has said. He also felt India would struggle in the absence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Yediyurappa will complete his term as CM, asserts K'taka BJP
Chitradurga/Mangaluru/Belagavi, Nov 28 (IANS) Scotching the rumours about leadership change in Karnataka, three prominent BJP leaders, including one of the Deputy Chief Ministers, Laxman Savadi, said on Saturday that incumbent Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will remain the CM till the end of his term.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
BJP ups ante for Hyderabad civic body polls
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) The civic body polls for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) have attracted the who's who of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to Hyderabad, upping the ante against the ruling party.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Pradhan invites investors to join India's renewable energy journey
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, has invited investors, developers and businesses to be part of India's renewable energy journey.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
People asking should Hyderabad be renamed as Baghyanagar: Yogi
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, one of the many BJP bigwigs campaigning in Hyderabad for the upcoming civic body polls, said on Saturday that some people were asking him if Hyderabad should be renamed as Baghyanagar.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Sandalwood drugs case: Sanjjanaa moves HC again seeking bail
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Kannada film actress Sanjjanaa Galrani has decided to appeal for her bail once again in the Karnataka High Court, which is expected to come for hearing sometime in next week.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
25K defaulting taxpayers to be persuaded to file GST returns by Nov 30
New Delhi, Nov. Nov 28 (IANS) The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) along with tax officials have decided to persuade 25,000 taxpayers, who have defaulted to file their GSTR-3B returns by the November 20 due date for the month of October, to file the same.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hyderabad, Bengaluru play out a drab draw in ISL
Goa, Nov 28 (IANS) Hyderabad FC and Bengaluru FC (BFC) played out a drab draw in a Hero Indian Super League Season 7 encounter at the Fatorda Stadium on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
8 more Rohingyas from Myanmar held in Assam
Guwahati, Nov 28 (IANS) With eight more Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar getting arrested in Assam, 22 Myanmarese, including women and children, have been detained in the last three days for illegally entering into India, officials said on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Would walk till Fatehabad if need arises,' says sportsman stuck at Tikri Border
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) While the national capital's borders remained sealed packed amidst the ongoing protests by farmers against the new agricultural laws, a sportsperson travelling to Haryana's Fatehabad for a volleyball championship was "clueless" as he stood at the Tikri interstate border, trying to find a way to travel further as the borders remained barricaded with concrete blocks and barbed wire.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hamilton takes pole with record-breaking lap in Bahrain
Bahrain, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as newly-crowned seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix with a superb record-breaking lap on Saturday, Max Verstappen hinted he could be a thorn in the side of Mercedes in Bahrain in final practice. But when it mattered the Silver Arrows came to the fore, with Hamilton dominating every segment of qualifying to take a stunning pole position.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Bahrain,Sports,Motorsports
Chennai volunteer for SII's Covid vaccine claims Rs 5 cr compensation for health complications
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) A city-based 40-year-old business consultant, who was a volunteer for the Covidshield vaccine that is under development at the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), has sought Rs 5 crore compensation for the neurological complications he developed after being administered the test dose, said an advocate.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Bagan beat East Bengal by one run, a day after loss to Tapan
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) A day after suffering a defeat at the hands of Tapan Memorial Club, Mohun Bagan defeated East Bengal by a solitary run in a thrilling derby in the Bengal T20 Challenge at Eden Gardens here on Saturday evening.
2020-11-28
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Sanjay Dutt of Quantum Securities, wife restrained from markets by SEBI in NDTV insider trading case
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has found that stock broker Sanjay Dutt of Quantum Securities was very closely connected to NDTV and "the instant case can be said to be imbued with all the undisputed ingredients to prove the charge of insider trading".
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP workers allegedly ransack Trinamool offices in Khejuri
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) A day after Trinamool Congress heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigned from the state cabinet, violence erupted in West Bengal's East Midnapore district where Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists allegedly ransacked six Trinamool party offices.
2020-11-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 postponed due to Covid
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Season 8 of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) has been due to Coronavirus pandemic, the organisers announced on the league website on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
1,598 new corona cases in Gujarat, 1,523 more recoveries
Gandhinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Gujarat on Saturday recorded 1,598 new coronavirus cases, taking its total tally to 2,06,714. A total of 1,523 more patients were discharged, even as the state's COVID-19 death toll climbed to 3,953 with 15 more fatalities.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Sayani Gupta-starrer 'Shameless' is India's Oscar entry in Live Action Short category
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Sayani Gupta-starrer, Shameless, by writer-director Keith Gomes is the official Indian entry in the Live Action Short Film category at the 93rd Oscars, to be held next year.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kunal Kemmu gifts himself a BMW superbike
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Kumal Kemmu gifted himself a superbike on Saturday in Mumbai, and he confided accompanying him on his first ride will be his daughter.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
BJP candidate complains of threats to his agent in Pinarayi's village
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 (IANS) With the local body polls gaining steam in Kerala and the campaign getting hotter, a BJP candidate fighting the polls in the village of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at Kannur is feeling the heat after he alleged of harassment of his election agent.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Centre ready to deliberate on all demands, Shah urges protesting farmers to shift to designated site
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Amid intense protests against the newly passed farm bills, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday appealed to the farmers saying that the government is ready to hold talks on every issue around the recently introduced farm laws.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Namit Das: This year entertainment was a larger source of escape
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The year 2020 has been a gloomy one due to the pandemic, and actor Namit Das feels that entertainment turned out to be a larger source of escape.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
2 wrestlers, physio test Covid positive, all asymptomatic: SAI
Sonepat, Nov 2 IANS) Narsingh Yadav, 74kg freestyle wrestler, Gurpreet Singh 77kg Greco-Roman wrestler, and physiotherapist Vishal Rai have tested positive for Coronavirus, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
ASEAN distances from China's Covid vaccine diplomacy
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) In a major setback to Chinas devious vaccine diplomacy, ASEAN members Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia on Friday sealed deals for procuring Covid-19 vaccines from Britain and the US.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
DDCA announces 8 panels; Cricket Advisory Committee next week
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Saturday announced seven more committees, in addition to the finance committee, though the most important panel from the point of view of the upcoming domestic cricket season, the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), has not been named so far.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Canadian singer Johnny Orlando begins virtual world tour in India
Toronto, Nov 28 (IANS) Canadian pop star Johnny Orlando kicked off his 13-day virtual world tour in India on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Akali Dal flays Khattar, urge PM to intervene on farmers' demand
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as farmers from Punjab and Haryana pressed ahead with their plan to protest in Delhi against the three central farm laws, opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene. The party also lambasted Haryana Chief Minister for his remarks on alleged link of farmers protest with Khalistani elements.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Centre seeks 300-400 mn vaccine doses, says SII's Poonawalla
Pune, Nov 28 (IANS) The Government of India is looking at getting 300-400 million doses of coronavirus vaccine by July, which is being developed by an international health consortium that includes Punes Serum Institute of India (SII), a top official said here on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Canadian singer Johnny Orlando begins virtual world tour of India
Toronto, Nov 28 (IANS) Canadian pop star Johnny Orlando kicked off his 13-day virtual tour of India on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Global coalition to #MakeAmazonPay
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Jeff Bezos's company has made vast profits, but at a huge cost to workers and the planet, says Casper Gelderblom.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TV star Dalljiet Kaur is in favour of OTT censorship
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) TV actress Dalljiet Kaur favours censorship for digital platforms. She feels people creating content for digital platforms need to be disciplined and they should not show just about anything to the audience in the name of creativity.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
African arrested for cheating on matrimonial sites to dupe rich women in B'luru
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Bengaluru police arrested an African national who used to impersonate as an Indian groom settled abroad on various matrimonial sites and duped two women in the city.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Secular activists place 7 demands before Bangladesh govt
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) With the slogan "Pakistan lovers go back to Pakistan, leave former Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Bangladesh! Bangladesh is not for you, the Radical and Communal people," the Movement for Bangladesh Liberation War 1971 - Muktijuddho Mancha - placed 7 demands before Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Retired Gujarat HC Judge to probe Rajkot hospital fire
Gandhinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Saturday announced that retired Gujarat High Court Judge KA Punj will probe the fire at Rajkot's Uday Shivanand hospital that claimed the lives of five coronavirus patients a day earlier.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TV star Amir Ali: Breaking on-screen image important for me
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Television actor Amir Ali makes his digital debut with the web series Naxalbari, and he says that as an actor he always loves to find a new challenge and break his on-screen image of the good boy.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Yogi Adityanath holds roadshow in Hyd for GHMC polls
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath descended on Hyderabad on Saturday to give a shot in the arm to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) campaign for the civic body polls.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ragini Dwivedi moves SC for bail in Sandalwood drug case
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Kannada film actress Ragini Dwivedi has moved the Supreme Court seeking bail in connection with the Sandalwood drug case.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
ED attaches properties worth Rs 27 cr of former IAS officer
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday said that it has attached properties to the tune of Rs 27 crore of former IAS officer Babulal Agarwal in a cheating case.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karan Razdan: Article 370 and CAA are a part of my new film
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Screenwriter-filmmaker Karan Razdan clears the air about his forthcoming untitled social drama based on Love Jihad, and says it is an emotional drama with Article 370 and CAA being part of the story.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Oct retail inflation for industrial workers increases to 5.91%
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The retail inflation for industrial workers increased to 5.91 per cent in October.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SII to seek emergency use authorisation for AstraZeneca Covid vaccine in 2 weeks: Poonawalla
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Serum Institute of India (SII) will seek emergency use authorisation for the AstraZeneca Covid 19 vaccine in about two weeks.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Around 52% polling recorded in 1st phase of DDC polls in J&K (2nd Ld)
Jammu, Nov 28 (IANS) State Election Commissioner (SEC) K.K. Sharma said on Saturday that the first phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir has been conducted successfully with a voter turnout of 51.76%.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Raising voice against injustice is not a crime, but duty: Rahul
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that raising a voice against injustice is not a crime but one's duty and the FIRs registered against farmers by the Modi government won't deter their strong intentions. This fight will continue till the Agri laws are rolled back.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ECL official dies during CBI raid in coal-smuggling racket case (2nd Ld)
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as the CBI raided 45 locations across West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand on Saturday in connection with a coal-smuggling racket, a security official of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) died during a search operation at his residence.
2020-11-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Politics
Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh dies at 46
San Francisco, Nov 28 (IANS) Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos, died at the age of 46, sending shock waves in the middle of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Woman, son attempt self-immolation near Odisha Assembly
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) A woman and her son tried to immolate themselves on Saturday near the Odisha Assembly while its session was on but were thwarted by policemen present on the spot.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Cong and BJP leaders exchange barbs after Yediyurappa's PA attempts suicide
Bengaluru/Karwar, Nov 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa's personal assistant allegedly attempting suicide on Saturday turned into a political slugfest between ruling BJP leaders and the Congress.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
PM reviews vaccine progress at Serum Institute in Pune
Pune, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday evening visited the Serum Institute of India (SII) here, which is currently in the process of developing the much-anticipated Covid-19 vaccine.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Indian racing star Daruvala earns Maiden F2 Podium
B0ahrain, Nov 28 (IANS) Indian racing star Jehan Daruvala earned his maiden FIA Formula 2 podium at the Bahrain Grand Prix Support Race on Saturday. The Red Bull Racing Junior is the first Indian to stand on the podium in an FIA Formula 2 Race, in the present era of the championship.
2020-11-28
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
Farmers' protests backed by unwanted elements who raised Khalistani slogans: Khattar (Ld)
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday that the protests against the Central farm laws were backed by political parties with some unwanted elements raising pro-Khalistan slogans.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
NCPEDP pushes for hike in Union Budget allocation for differently-abled
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) has said the budgetary allocation for people with disabilities has been too low in the past few years. It has urged the Central government to increase the allocation in the upcoming Union Budget.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
After CAA, BJP-led Central govt faces flak for Central Farm Bills
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) For the second time this year, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union government and the saffron party is facing a barrage of criticism from Opposition parties and certain sections of people on the formulation of contentious laws. After the passing of controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) bill, efforts are being made by the Central government and the BJP at an organisational level to resolve the grievances of farmers protesting in New Delhi against the Centre over the three Central Farm bills.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pole for Jhabakh in premier Indian Touring Cars class
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Heavy showers in the afternoon forced curtailment of day's schedule even as Hyderabad's Jeet Jhabakh (FB Motorsport) grabbed the pole position in the premier Indian Touring Cars class as the third and final round of the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Car Racing Championship commenced at the MMRT here on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Total FDI inflow during Q2 FY21 stands at $28.1 bn (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The total foreign direct investment (FDI) during the second quarter of financial year 2020-21 stood at $28.10 billion, out of which FDI equity inflows were $23.44 billion.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab CM slams Khattar over 'Khalistani' remark
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Lashing out at his Haryana counterpart for inflicting brutality on Punjab's farmers, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday demanded an unequivocal apology from Manohar Lal Khattar, accusing him of spreading lies by saying "Khalistanis are managing the protests,"
2020-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'This isn't a movement by farmers' (Opinion)
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) In the name of opposing the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill 2020, the people who have come to Delhi are saying that 'Indira ko thok diya tha, Modi ko bhi thok denge.' The only objective of those who are involved or supporting the agitation in the garb of farmers movement is to oppose the central government, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
When Madan Lal pulled off a stunner at SCG to revive confidence(Magic Moments Ind-Aus)
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) At a time when Indias fielding standards were considered not as good as they are now -- the poor show by Virat Kohlis boys in the first ODI at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) notwithstanding -- Madan Lal was an exception in 1970s.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
6,250 new corona cases in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 (IANS) As many as 6,250 new coronavirus cases were reported in Kerala on Saturday after testing of 63,983 samples, even as 5,275 more patients recovered, Health Minister KK Shailaja said.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Normal classes not to resume in schools in most NE states
Aizawl/Shillong/Agartala, Nov 28 (IANS) Most of the northeastern states took varied decisions on the resumption of classes in schools on a regular basis even as Assam had reopened educational institutions on November 2 after more than seven months, officials said on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Education
Now, Rabri Devi dubs Nitish as 'warrior of sophistry'
Patna, Nov 28 (IANS) A day after RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav took a dig at Nitish Kumar and provoked him enough to angrily hit back, Tejashwi's mother Rabri Devi on Saturday dubbed the Bihar Chief Minister as a "warrior of sophistry".
2020-11-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Kerala aim for first win of 2020 ISL vs familiar foes Chennaiyin (Preview 11)
Goa, Nov 28 (IANS) Kerala Blasters will be keen to register their maiden win against their southern rivals Chennaiyin FC, having secured a solitary point from their first two matches in Hero Indian Super League Season 7, at the GMC Stadium, here on Sunday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Himachal enforces five-day office working for all govt staff
Shimla, Nov 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday announced office working for five days in a week for all government employees till December 31 to contain the spread of coronavirus.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Ruchi Soya seeks enabling approval from shareholders for fund raise
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Ruchi Soya is seeking an enabling resolution from the shareholders for raising up to Rs 10,000 crore through equity by an offer for sale by the promoters through public issue, QIP, and rights issue.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Manufacturing GVA growth in Q2 'surprising': SBI Report
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The manufacturing sector played a major role in narrowing down the India's GDP contraction in Q2 of FY21. An SBI Ecowrap report, however, dubbed the growth in manufacturing GVA as "astonishing" as the IIP manufacturing for the same period declined by 6.7 per cent.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Black Friday in-store shopping drops amid pandemic
New York, Nov 28 (IANS) Christina, a 74-year-old woman, only spent about five minutes buying a toaster oven at Macy's flagship store in New York city on Black Friday morning.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Technology
We've resources for Covid vaccination within 3-4 weeks: Delhi govt
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Delhi government on Saturday said it has infrastructure to undertake coronavirus vaccination among all city residents within three-four weeks, adding that it was only waiting for the vaccine to be made available.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Arjun, Malaika indulge in Insta banter
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Rumoured couple Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora indulged in some cheeky banter on social media. 
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shahid Kapoor's role in 'Kabir Singh' inspires TV star Akshay Mhatre
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor had famously played an alcoholic on self-destructive mode in the 2019 blockbuster, Kabir Singh, and his performance has now inspired actor Akshay Mhatre for his role in a TV show. 
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Odisha forms SIT to probe minor's murder case
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) The Odisha government on Saturday constituted a five-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged murder of a five-year-old girl in Nayagarh district.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Petrol, diesel price may rise further as Oilcos protect marketing margins
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices may have risen in eight of the past nine days, but further price hikes would be needed to keep auto fuel marketing margins of oil retailers high, experts have said.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
French paraglider killed in mishap in Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, Nov 28 (IANS) A French paraglider was killed on Saturday in an accident in the world famous paragliding site Bir-Billing in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, police said.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priyanka Chopra starts shoot for 'Text For You'
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has started working on her upcoming Hollywood romantic drama, tentatively titled Text For You. 
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apple patents new MacBook Touch Bar with Force Touch technology
San Francisco, Nov 28 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to add Force Touch sensors to the OLED Touch Bar on a future MacBook Pro.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Don't want food from Badal's supporter: Farmers tells Sirsa at Tikri
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) SAD's Delhi leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday faced embarrassing situation when he went to offer 'langar' or community kitchen food to farmers rallying at Tikri on the Delhi-Haryana border, as protesters dubbed him a 'chamcha' or obsequious supporter of former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sydney Thunder win Women's Big Bash League for second time
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Sydney Thunder won the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) title after five years, beating favourites Melbourne Stars by seven wickets at the North Sydney Oval on Saturday. They first won the title in 2015.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Instagram allows advertisers to create posts from user accounts
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram is now allowing advertisers to create sponsored ads from user accounts and the feature is part of its update to branded content ads.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Haryana CM thanks state's farmers for not participating in stir
Gurugram, Nov 28 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday thanked the farmers of the state for not participating in the demonstration against the three contentious agricultural laws passed by the Centre in September.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Priyanka Chopra Jonas recalls being feted with Padma Shri
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has recalled about the time she was honoured with the Padma Shri and said that it brings back many incredible memories. 
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Climate change having uneven impact on world's arid regions
London, Nov 28 (IANS) While climate change and rising global temperatures are leading to decline in vegetation in arid regions of the world's poorest countries, the situation appears to be better in wealthier countries, says a study.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Third front opens as farmers throng Delhi-UP border at Ghazipur
New Delhi, Nov 28 ( IANS ) Farmers from Uttar Pradesh have reached the Delhi-UP border at Ghazipur in East Delhi, opening a third front after the Singhu and Tikri demonstration sites bordering Haryana. They tried to get past the heavy barricading by the Delhi Police but were later contained near UP Gate.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sushant case: Shekhar Suman feels probe affected by lack of evidence
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Shekhar Suman feels that investigation agencies like the CBI, NCB and ED are just helpless in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case owing to inadequate evidence.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Adil Hussain-starrer 'Nirvana Inn' set for digital premiere over 99 hours
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Adil Hussain-starrer Nirvana Inn will have a digital world premiere on a pay-per-view basis for 99 hours on December 11. 
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Punjab chooses Option-1 to meet GST implementation shortfall
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Another opposition-ruled state Punjab has now communicated acceptance of Option-1 to meet the revenue shortfall arising out of GST implementation.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chef Vikas Khanna excited about his directorial 'The Last Color' coming to cinemas
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Neena Gupta-starrer The Last Color, directed by chef Vikas Khanna, is set to release in Indian theatres on December 11, and he is positive about the audience loving it. 
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Farmers rally at Tikri, Singhu as their leaders mull further action (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as thousands of farmers continued to rally at the Tikri and Singhu interstate border on Saturday and were adamant on moving to Ramlila Maidan or Jantar Mantar to protest, leaders of more than 30 big farm organisations were busy chalking their strategy for future course of action.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
J&K DDC phase I: Brisk polling witnessed (Ld)
Srinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) The District Development Council (DDC) polls, the first since the erstwhile state was bifurcated into two union territories last year, recorded around 40 per cent polling in six hours in the first phase on Saturday. The final figures are still awaited.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Australia will win series in all formats vs India: predicts Vaughan
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Hosts Australia are the favourites to win the series against India across all formats, former England captain Michael Vaughan has predicted, pointing out that the Aaron Finch's team was outstanding in the first game on Friday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Odisha, Jamshedpur eye first points in ISL (Preview Match 10)
Goa, Nov 28 (IANS) Both Odisha FC and Jamshedpur FC will have an opportunity to register their first three points of the season when they face off in the Hero Indian Super League season 7 at the Tilak Maidan here on Sunday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Sanjay, Akbaruddin booked for inciting speeches in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) The city police have booked suo motu cases against two firebrand politicians, Bandi Sanjay of the BJP, and Akbaruddin Owaisi of MIM, for making inciting speeches while canvassing for the forthcoming high stakes Hyderabad civic body polls.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Puff-throated babbler makes first appearance in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Nov 28 (IANS) The spotting of a new species of babbler bird has added a new dimension to Rajasthan's rich biodiversity. The small resident bird spotted in Udaipur is a Puff-throated babbler, whose scientific name is Pelornius ruficeps.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Illegal coal mining: CBI raids 45 locations in 4 states (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out searches at 45 locations across four states including the premises of two General Managers of East Coal Fields Limited in a case of illegal mining and theft of coal, sources said.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tanishk Bagchi's 'Baras baras' comes 'straight from my soul'
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Composer Tanishk Bagchi says his latest song, Baras baras, featuring in the Bhumi Pednekar-starrer Durgamati: The Myth, comes straight from his soul. 
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
French giant Amundi threatens to divest SBI bonds if loan granted for Adani coal project
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) One of the State Bank of India (SBI)'s investors, French giant Amundi has announced that it would sell off its SBI green bonds if the bank grants a Rs 5,000 crore loan to Adanis Carmichael coal mine in Australia.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India have little time to recover, find the right mix (Preview 2nd ODI)
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) India have just one day to rebound and recover from the psychological blow that Australia inflicted on them by winning the first One-day International after setting their highest-ever total in the 50-over format against India in Friday's game at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Farmers' stir chokes various points near Delhi-Haryana border
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The traffic movement at various points near the Delhi-Haryana border was affected on Saturday as farmers continued to lay siege to Singhu and Tikri borders blocking the highway.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farmers' protest has Khalistani link: Haryana CM
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said the protests against the central government's farm laws was backed by political parties and alleged a Khalistani link.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Huawei to use liquid lens in its flagship phones: Report
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei is reportedly in the final stage of testing the liquid lens for flagship phones which is supposed to largely improve image stabilization and focus times.
2020-11-28
Category: International, China,Technology
Smartphones with over 6-inch display selling more: Study
San Francisco, Nov 28 (IANS) Size does matter when it comes to smartphones as new research suggests that consumers the world over have shown preference for mobiles with over six-inch display.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rate of RT-PCR test in pvt labs to be slashed to Rs 800: R'sthan CM
Jaipur, Nov 28 (IANS) The Rajasthan government will bring down the cost of the RT-PCR test in private labs to Rs 800 soon. The announcement was made by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday while virtually inaugurating the 70-bed COVID ICU in RUHS Jaipur.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Pawan Bansal gets addnl charge as Cong treasurer
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Three days after the death of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel, party chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday gave the role of party's treasurer to former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Revolutionary Bhagat Singh's spirit alive amid Punjab farmers protest
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) With slogans of 'Inquilab Zindabad' on lips, hundreds of the protesting farmers, both men and women, with strong grit, determination and revolutionary thoughts of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh, have gathered along borders of the national capital for a planned protest against new farm laws with the commitment and spirit of volunteering.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kal Ho Naa Ho turns 17: Preity calls film 'experience that went beyond words'
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Kal Ho Naa Ho released 17 years ago on this day and actress Preity Zinta, who had a pivotal role in the film, went down memory lane to recall her experience of shooting for the romantic drama, which she said went beyond words.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Hawala dealer seeks bail in money laundering case
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A Delhi court will hear on December 2 the bail petition moved by alleged hawala dealer Naresh Jain, arrested in connection with a money laundering case related to international hawala transactions. He was arrested in September and is in judicial custody since then.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In filmy style, Chennai SI catches bike-borne phone snatcher
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Greater Chennai Commissioner of Police Mahesh Aggarwal on Saturday appreciated Sub-Inspecter Antlin Ramesh for chasing and nabbing a bike-borne mobile phone snatcher.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anushka Sharma: Will be back shooting once I deliver my first child
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress and mother-to-be Anushka Sharma says she will be back shooting once she delivers her first child, and establishes a system at home that ensures her to balance her child, home and professional life.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Modi govt must not make it an ego conflict, Raghav Chadha on farmer unrest
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Farmers protesting against the Centre's agricultural laws are camping at the Tikri and Singhu borders. Farmers from Punjab, who have come to Delhi have been allowed to congregate at the Nirankari grounds in Burari and Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha is here to take stock of the arrangements and to ensure they are provided basic amenities. Chadha says the "The Kejriwal government welcomes farmers to Delhi and the Modi government must not turn it into an ego conflict."
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bharat Biotech working with ICMR for speedy progress: PM (2nd Ld)
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Bharat Biotech, a city-based pharmaceutical company, is closely working with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to create an indigenous Covid vaccine on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Kangana Ranaut calls Hrithik Roshan and Aditya Pancholi 'kind souls'
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) In an unexpected development, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Saturday called her rumoured ex-boyfriends Hrithik Roshan and Aditya Pancholi kind souls.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Farmers continue to protest at Tikri border, situation peaceful
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A day after their stand-off with security forces over entry into Delhi, farmers who have travelled from Punjab and Haryana continued to rally and shout slogans at the Tikri interstate border entry/exit point on Saturday, without any interference from the policemen who preferred to look on.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taapsee shares a recipe for post workout recovery
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu has offered a quick solution for post workout recovery to those who undergo a rigorous training schedule.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
2,000 Mini-clinics to be set up before Dec 15: TN CM
Chennai Nov 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Saturday said the government plans to mini-clinics across the state before December 15.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Khamenei calls for 'punishment' of scientist's murderers
Tehran, Nov 28 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for the "punishment" of the ones involved in the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the country's top nuclear scientist.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Bigg Boss 14: Jasmin, Aly are best friends, says actress' mom
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Telly stars Aly Goni and Jasmin Bhasin have been rumoured to be lovers for a while now. However, Jasmins mother Gurmeet Kaur Bhasin has now come out to insist that the two Bigg Boss 14 housemates are best friends and little else.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Guha lashes out Ganguly, superstar culture in Indian cricket
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Historian Ramachandra Guha, a former member of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) that ran the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during the reforms process ordered by the Supreme Court, has lashed out at the superstar culture in Indian cricket that has allowed top cricketers to have veto power over every decision.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Regions of brain where serotonin promotes patience identified
Tokyo, Nov 28 (IANS) Researchers have identified specific areas of the brain that individually promote patience through the action of serotonin, a chemical that the body produces.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Japan,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
RJD may field its candidate for Bihar Rajya Sabha bypolls
Patna, Nov 28 (IANS) After having suffered a defeat in the election for Speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly, the primary opposition party Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) is refusing to bow down to the ruling NDA government in the state and is preparing to give it a tough political fight. The RJD is now devising a different strategy for the Rajya Sabha elections.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Yami Gautam seeks divine blessings on her birthday
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Bollywood actress Yami Gautam celebrated her 32nd birthday on Saturday with divine blessings. The actress began her day by visiting the Mata Bajreshwari Devi in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, where she is presently shooting for an upcoming film.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
When PM gushed over his painting by a Parbhani student
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) When a Class 6 student Ajay Dake from Parbhani city in Marathwada region of Maharashtra sent a sketch of Narendra Modi along with a letter to the Prime Minister himself, he never anticipated it would be acknowledged.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Market's bull run may stay, 'too strong' derivatives data a concern
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The bull run in the equity market is likely to continue in days ahead, but the only concern at this point is the "too strong" derivatives data, which may lead to a rapid sell-off in case of a course reversal, according to a report by Motilal Oswal Retail Research.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mouni Roy flaunts perfect curves in striped bikini
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress Mouni Roy on Saturday posted a stunning bikini picture, captioning an outline of her weekend plans with the image.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Next TWS earphones from Samsung may be called Galaxy Buds Pro
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Samsung is planning to launch another pair of true wireless earbuds with Galaxy Buds branding and now a new report has claimed that it will be known as Galaxy Buds Pro.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Belarusian Prez hints he may quit
Minsk, Nov 28 (IANS) After months of unrest following his disputed re-election in August, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has hinted that he may step down after being in power for 26 years, the media reported.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Belarus,Politics
Modi should focus on strategy on Covid vaccine, instead of publicity: Cong
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his three-city visit to review the Covid-19 vaccine development and manufacturing process, saying he should be holding meetings to strategise how it will be allocated instead of doing publicity everytime.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
This galaxy surviving a black hole's feast
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a galaxy that has been managing to survive a black hole's hunger by continuing to birth new stars, about 100 Sun-sized stars a year.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
I apologised to KL Rahul: Glenn Maxwell
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, who hammered a 19-ball 45 against India in the first One-day International against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Friday jokingly tweeted that he apologised to his Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul after his quickfire innings drove his side to a match-winning total of 374 runs in 50 overs.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Bring down fees of govt-owned medical colleges: Stalin
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) DMK President M.K.Stalin on Saturday demanded the Tamil Nadu government to reduce the fees charged by two government medical colleges - Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Chidambaram and IRT Perundurai Medical College, to fees charged by other state-owned medical colleges.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Hema Malini and Dharmendra are grandparents again
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Bollywood veterans Hema Malini and Dharmendra are grandparents once again, this time to twin baby girls born to their younger daughter Ahana Deol Vohra.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Modi in Hyderabad to review Bharat Biotech facility (Ld)
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at Hakimpet air force station on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Saturday as part of his three-city whirlwind tour to check on the progress made in developing a vaccine against the Coronavirus pandemic.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
UP ordinance on conversions comes into force after Guv nod
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on Saturday gave her nod to the ordinance on religious conversions promulgated by the Yogi Adityanath government, paving the way for its enforcement across the state with immediate effect.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Trump lashes out at reporter over election query
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) US President Donald Trump lashed out at a reporter and called him "lightweight" after the latter questioned the President over the November 3 election outcome which has projected Democrat Joe Biden as the winner.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
No 'biggini shoot' for Samantha Akkineni
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Telugu star Samantha Akkineni on Saturday engaged in some viral meme fun using a snapshot that gives fans a peak into her Maldivian vacation.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Doval leads India in tri-nation meet as Indian Ocean countries boost defence ties
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The tri-lateral meeting between India, hosts Sri Lanka and Maldives on maritime and security cooperation got underway in Colombo earlier today. India is being represented by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval while Sri Lankas Secretary of Ministry of Defence, Maj Gen (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne and Maldives Defence Minister Mariya Didi are also participating in the fourth edition of the NSA-level meeting.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Yediyurappa PA who attempted suicide out of danger
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) M. S. Ramaiah hospital on Saturday declared Karnataka Chief Minister, B. S. Yediyurappa's personal assistant, N. R. Santosh as out of danger and is all likely to shifted from Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to general ward by evening.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shahid Afridi dazzles in Lanka Premier League game
Hambantota (Sri Lanka), Nov 28 (IANS) Former Pakistan big-hitting cricketer Shahid Afridi turned back years as he clobbered 58 off 23 balls in a Lanka Premier League game.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Arshad Warsi joins Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon in 'Bachchan Pandey'
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi will be seen sharing screen space with superstar Akshay Kumar in the upcoming action comedy, Bachchan Pandey. The film also stars Kriti Sanon.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Instead of celebrating liberation, bring in Covid-19 package: Goa Opposition
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Instead of requesting Rs. 100 crore from the central government for celebration of Goa's sixty years of liberation from Portuguese rule, the Goa government should instead utilise the money to design an economic revival package to help people who have suffered on account of the Covid-19 pandemic, leader of opposition Digambar Kamat said on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Goa opposition party promises 80% quota in private sector
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) In a poll promise made with an eye on the 2022 state assembly, Goa Forward, a regional opposition party in the state, has promised to reserve 80 per cent jobs for ethnic Goans in the private sector.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Coolie No. 1' remake trailer gives '90s vibe with new-age twist
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Trailer of the Varun Dhawan-Sara Ali Khan starrer Coolie No. 1 was launched on Saturday, and the look of the film should make nineties kids nostalgic.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Demand for holiday homes gains traction amid pandemic
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) As the pandemic has significantly impacted operations of businesses and people's working model, housing preferences also have changed and the demand for holiday homes or second homes has increased in the past few months.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
SC dismisses 1993 Bombay blasts' case convict's plea for leniency
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by Muhammad Moin Faridulla Qureshi, serving a life term after conviction in the 1993 Mumbai blasts' case, seeking leniency under the Juvenile Justice Act.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
Mission Olympic Cell approves Bajrang Punia's training camp in USA
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) : A one month training camp in USA has been sanctioned for wrestler Bajrang Punia. The decision was taken at the 50th Mission Olympic Cell meeting held on November 26. The camp will take place from December 4 to January 3 at Cliff Keen Wrestling Club, Michigan, USA at an approximate cost of Rs 14 lakh.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Aus vs India: Indian players fined 20 per cent for slow over-rate
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) India cricket team players have been fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Australia in the first One-day International (ODI) in Sydney on Friday.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
BJP on MVA's first anniv: Constitutional machinery has collapsed
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) As the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government completed its first year in office on Saturday, the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party slammed its 'lustreless performance' and alleged that the Constitutional machinery in the state has collapsed.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Coal racket: CBI raids 30 places in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation's anti-corruption branch on Saturday conducted marathon raids in as many as 30 different locations in West Bengal in connection with a coal-smuggling racket.
2020-11-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Virat Kohli's challenge on Sunday: Improve ODI average at SCG
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Apart from trying to help India draw level with Australia in the ongoing One-day International (ODI) series, India skipper Virat Kohli faces a personal challenge when his side takes on the hosts in the second game on Sunday.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
JD-U MLA's supporter shot dead in Bihar, two others injured
Gopalganj (Bihar), Nov 28 (IANS) Three supporters of Janata Dal-United MLA Amrendra Kumar Pandey were shot by unidentified assailants on Saturday in Gopalganj district, killing one of them and injuring the other two. One of the injured was said to be in critical condition.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Taliban intensifies attacks during past week: Afghan govt
Kabul, Nov 28 (IANS) The Afghan Defence Ministry has said that the Taliban has intensified attacks across the country in the past one week.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Activists team up with workers to protest against Amazon
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) An international group of climate activists have joined hands with warehouse workers to launch an online campaign called "Make Amazon Pay", demanding that the e-commerce giant reduce carbon footprint and respect worker's right to ask for better payments.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Farmer who turned off water cannon booked in Haryana
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Twenty-six-year-old farmer Navdeep Singh, an 'icon of farmers agitation who managed to climb on a police cannon and turned off the high-velocity water stream direction from protesting farmer, has been charged with attempt to murder by Haryana Police.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Bekhayali' duo Sachet Tandon, Parampara Thakur are engaged
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Bekhayali duo of Sachet Tandon and Parampara Thakur are engaged. The news of the engagement came as a surprise to fans on Saturday because the singer-composer team has never hinted at a romantic relationship in the past. 
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Writing about sacred food helped me figure out my faith: Shoba Narayan (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Award-winning author and columnist Shoba Narayan is a graduate from the Columbia Journalism School with a Pulitzer Travelling Fellowship and writes on food, travel, fashion, and art and culture for a slew of International and Indian publications like the Conde Nast Traveller, NYT and Brunch. All her four books are firmly rooted in Indian culture, as is her latest offering, "Food & Faith - A Pilgrim's Journey Through India", (HarperCollins) that she says actually helped her figure out her faith.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
7 injured in Kabul IED blasts
Kabul, Nov 28 (IANS) At least seven people were injured on Saturday in two separate magnetic IED blasts in Kabul, police in the Afghan capital said.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
4 killed in Yamuna E-way accident in G.Noida
Noida, Nov 28 (IANS) Four persons were killed and one injured in a road accident when a car rammed in to a state transport bus from behind along the Greater Noida Yamuna Expressway early Saturday, the police said.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aus cricketer Ferguson calls for strict action on slow over rates
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Australia international Callum Ferguson has said that cricket authorities need to enforce strict penalties to get rid of slow over rates from international cricket.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Indian man on tourist visa goes missing in Dubai
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) An Indian man as been missing since November 9, a day after he reached Dubai on a tourist visa, according to his relatives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Sikh Regiment takes over ceremonial duties at Rashtrapati Bhavan
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Sikh Regiment of the Army on Saturday took charge of the Ceremonial Army Guard duties at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here from the Gorkha Rifles.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Saqib Saleem: Comedy teaches you to live in the moment
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Saqib Saleem, who has done roles across genres in films, feels comedy is the genre that teaches an actor to live in the moment, because spontaneity is an important element of a comic performance.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mithila Palkar: Thanks to lockdown, was able to get back to Kathak
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANSlife) 'Karwaan' actress Mithila Palkar, who is also a trained Kathak dancer, says she is thankful that time in the lockdown allowed her to get back to her dancing, after she had to take a break from it due to work and an irregular schedule.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
KCR not to receive Modi at Hakimpet airbase
Hyderabad, Nov (IANS) Amid reports that Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao being not invited to receive Prime Minister at the Hakimpet airport on Saturday, an official confirmed that Rao is not going to receive Narendra Modi.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Early cold spell pushes winter wear sales, trends show
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANSlife) The sudden drop in temperature in North India has seen buyers make a beeline and stock up on their winter needs. With the early onset of winter and with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting a colder than usual winter this year, shoppers are stocking up on winter essentials to keep themselves warm and safe.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Art as sanctuary: How painting, sketching eased lockdown stress
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANSlife) With the COVID-induced lockdown requiring most to stay indoors, what flourished was a reconnection to the arts - music, literature, dancing, and even painting and sketching. As the self-isolation period weighed down heavily on the one's mental health, taking to the visual arts has been nothing short of therapeutic for many.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Imran reiterates no permission for PDM rallies
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) In the wake of an ongoing second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated that his government will not permit the PDM opposition alliance to hold anymore public rallies.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
S Korean mobile carriers eyeing more cloud gaming users
Sepul, Nov 28 (IANS) South Korean telecom operators are targeting wider market penetration of cloud gaming services by expanding availability, industry officials said amid strong demand from mobile gamers.
2020-11-28
Category: India, New Delhi,Technology
A recreation of Varanasi ghats on Dev Deepavali
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANSlife) The creative rendition of the city of Varanasi, or Benaras, on this unique festival falling after Diwali pays tribute and celebrates the Goddess Ganga.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Amrik Sukhdev dhaba opens doors for protesting farmers
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) The famed Amrik Sukhdev dhaba in Haryana's Murthal has opened its doors for protesting farmers heading to the national capital to lodge their protest over the Centre's farm laws.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Human Interest/Society
CBI raids 45 locations in 4 states over coal smuggling
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday said that it has been carrying out searches at 45 locations across four states over an illegal coal mining case.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amazon, Baido lead as Smart Displays sales hit 9.5mn units in Q3
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Move beyond smart speakers as smart displays have come of age and in Q3, the sales of smart display speakers rose by 21 per cent (on-year) to reach 9.5 million units while sales of basic smart speakers (without a display) fell by 3 per cent over the same period.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
NRN son-in-law Sunak in row over not declaring wife's wealth in UK ministerial register: Report
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Infosys founder N.R. Narayana Murthys son in law and UK chancellor, Rishi Sunak is facing questions over the transparency of his wealth disclosures as his wifes holding in Infosys and other ventures has not been declared in the ministerial register.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Sinkhole in NYC swallows SUV
New York, Nov 28 (IANS) An unoccupied small utility vehicle (SUV) fell into a giant sinkhole at a residential neighbourhood in New York City's Queens borough, according to a media report.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Hacker selling CEO, CFO email accounts for as less as Rs 7,400
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A hacker is selling passwords for the Microsoft email accounts of hundreds of top-level executives including CEOs, CFOs and CMOs on the Dark Web for nearly $100-$1,500 (nearly Rs 7,400-Rs 1.1 lakh) per account.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana logs 753 more corona cases, 952 recoveries
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Telangana registered 753 new coronavirus cases, taking its total tally to 2.68 lakh, even as 952 more patients recovered from the virus on Saturday. Active cases now total 10,637 in the state.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
25M couples in India couldn't access contraceptives due to Covid
Geneva, Nov 28 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic interrupted contraceptive access for an estimated over 25 million couples in India, said a report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Human Interest/Society
Samsung reveals upcoming Exynos 1080 chip for 5G smartphones
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Samsung announced the Exynos 1080 SoC two weeks ago at an online event in Shanghai and now, the company has followed up with an official introduction video highlighting the key features of the new chipset that will power 5G smartphones.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Brazil's Covid-19 death toll nears 172,000
Brasilia, Nov 28 (IANS) Brazil has reported 514 new fatalities due to the novel coronavirus, raising its total death toll to 171,974.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Bairstow takes England home in first T20I vs SA
Cape Town, Nov 28 (IANS) England batsman Jonny Bairstow hammered an unbeaten 86 to help England score a come-from-behind win against South Africa in the first T20 International here.
2020-11-28
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Police on alert as farmers may open new front on Delhi-UP border
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as Delhi Police is busy tackling farmers rallying at Singhu and Tikri entry/exit points on the Delhi-Haryana border, it was put on alert on Saturday after inputs that farmers might open another front on the Delhi-UP border too.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mexico's Covid-19 caseload tops 1 million
Mexico, Nov 28 (IANS) Mexico reported 12,081 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, which increased the overall infection tally to 1,090,675, according to the Health Ministry.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Mexico,Health/Medicine
Prannoy & Radhika Roy barred for securities market for 'insider trading'
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Securites and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has found Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy, the co-founders of New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) guilty of insider trading.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media
Good Samaritans offer 'langar' to people at Delhi's Burari ground
Burari, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as the Delhi Police has allowed farmers to visit Burari ground in north Delhi to hold their protest against three central farm laws, a couple of good Samaritans are offering free 'langar sewa' or community kitchen food there to ensure that no one goes hungry.
2020-11-28
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Ex-Honduran Prez stopped at airport over 'bag of cash'
Teguchigalpa, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said that he was "unjustly" detained at the airport in the capital city of Tegucigalpa due to $18,000 worth of cash in his bag.
2020-11-28
Category: International, India,Politics
PM's Vax Review: 1st stop at Zydus facility in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his three-city vaccine tour on Saturday starting with pharma major Zydus Cadila's plant in Gujarat to review the development of the much-awaited coronavirus inoculation and its manufacturing process.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Telugu star Adivi Sesh on 'battles' while making Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan biopic
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Telugu star Adivi Sesh has opened up his journey of making a film on Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who was martyred during the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai in 2008.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
LA County announces new curbs amid surging Covid-19 cases
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Health officials in Los Angeles County have issued a new stay-home order urging residents to avoid gatherings due to an out of control surge in the number of new Covid-19 cases.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Discrimination, gender barriers bane for women lawyers: Justice Gita Mittal
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) While the number of women graduating from the leading law schools and working at junior levels in the legal profession is equal to their male counterparts, this does not translate to equal representation at workplace or later at higher positions. Their upward mobility is hampered by systemic discrimination. Gender diversity is particularly significant in the legal profession where the presence of women plays a critical role in upholding the ideal of equality, fairness and impartiality of the justice system especially amongst disadvantaged groups.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hobart Hurricanes leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane tests positive
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Nepal's star spinner Sandeep Lamichhane, who will play in the Big Bash League (BBL) for Hobart Hurricanes, has revealed that he has tested positive for Covid-19, less than two weeks before the start of the T20 tournament in Australia.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Apr-Sep FDI inflow at $30B; Mauritius, Singapore top sources
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) With India being an attractive destination for foreign funds despite the pandemic, FDI inflow rose 15 per cent during the April-September period to $30 billion.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gandhi, Churchill statues in UK could be toppled
London, Nov 28 (IANS) There are fears that statues of Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi in the UK could be toppled after both were named in a Welsh government report reviewing historical figures as "complicit" in colonialism and slavery.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Another increase in prices of petrol, diesel
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices were increased by oil marketing companies on Saturday as global oil prices remained firm, reaching its highest levels this fiscal.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New Zealand reports 4 new Covid-19 cases
Wellington, Nov 28 (IANS) New Zealand on Saturday reported four new coronavirus cases in managed isolation, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Leh freezes at minus 12.9, mercury dips across J&K
Srinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Night temperatures dropped across J&K and Ladakh UTs on Saturday as Leh remained literally frozen at minus 12.9 degrees Celsius. The weather office has forecast generally dry weather till Thursday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Peruvian President calls for national dialogue
Lima, Nov 28 (IANS) Peru's President Francisco Sagasti has called on all social and political sectors to start a process of national dialogue to overcome the socio-economic and political challenges the country is currently facing.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
OnePlus collaborates with EDM artist Nucleya
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Smartphone maker OnePlus has announced an exclusive song for the recently-launched OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z-Bass Edition by Electronic Dance Music (EDM) artist Nucleya.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
All preparations made for Venezuela legislative elections
Caracas, Nov 28 (IANS) Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced that all preparations have been made for the country's upcoming legislative elections on December 6.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics
Thumbs-up next to Maradona's coffin costs funeral workers jobs
Buenos Aires, Nov 28 (IANS) Three funeral home workers were fired after they posed for photos alongside the coffin of Diego Maradona just before his funeral.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
FB partners Sony to show exclusive content from India's Oz tour
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Facebook on Saturday announced a digital content partnership with Sony Pictures Networks India for the India tour of Australia that will offer exclusive video-on-demand content to cricket fans.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Sports
Over 43k Ethiopians flee into Sudan amid ongoing clashes: UNHCR
Addis Ababa, Nov 28 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said that more than 43,000 Ethiopians have fled to neighbouring Sudan amid the ongoing clashes between the Ethiopian federal government and insurgents in the country's northern Tigray region.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Bigg Boss 14: Is Kavita Kaushik finally ready for the big game?
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Bigg boss 14 watchers have lately been amused watching what seems to be a sudden shift in strategy on part of housemate Kavita Kaushik. The contestant who entered the house as a wild card entrant, only to be evicted owing to her rash attitude, was allowed re-entry a while back, and she is making most of her second life on the show.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chalo Dilli prompts truckers to apply handbrakes to long hauls
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) As tens of thousands of farmers from Haryana and Punjab embark on the Delhi Chalo journey and reach the NCR borders, "emergency brakes" had to be applied on the onward journey of another regular lot -- the truck drivers on long hauls.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
More mass testing stations to open in Liverpool
Liverpool, Nov 28 (IANS) The Liverpool City Council has announced that eight temporary "pop-up" testing sites will be set up during the weekend for people without Covid-19 symptoms as part of a campaign focusing on areas where there has been a relatively low take-up of tests.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
AAP's welcome banners come up as farmers camp at Burari ground
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as a section of Delhi-bound farmers were allowed to visit north Delhi's Burari ground to hold their protest, banners were put by the ruling Aam Aadmi Party to welcome the protesters in the national capital.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan's tour of NZ under cloud after 7th player tests positive
Christchurch, Nov 28 (IANS) The Pakistan cricket team's tour to New Zealand for three T20 Internationals and two Test matches has come under a cloud with another member of the team testing positive for Covid-19, taking the number of affected players to seven.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Polling for DDC elections begins in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Amid tight security and severe cold weather polling began on Saturday for the first phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Large crowds were seen in South Kashmir's Krerva.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
ADB approves $300mn loan for macroeconomic stability in Pak
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that it has approved a $300 million policy-based loan targeting macroeconomic stability in Pakistan by improving trade.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Iran hails trilateral prisoner swap
Tehran, Nov 28 (IANS) Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi has praised the efforts leading to the liberation of three Iranians imprisoned in Thailand and one Australian-British citizen jailed in Tehran.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
SMBs that quickly disclose hacking face 40% less financial loss
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The small and medium businesses (SMBs) that decide to voluntarily inform about a data breach, on average, are likely to lose 40 per cent less financial damage than their peers that saw the incident leaked to the media, according to a new report.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Singhu, Tikri borders still shut, farmers reluctant to go to Burari
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Traffic movement on both sides at Singhu and Tikri continued to be disrupted for the second day on Saturday as farmers planning to hold protest in Delhi rallied at these interstate borders and were reluctant to move to Burari where they were allowed to move in.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Boxing body's AGM, elections on December 18 in Gurugram
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) announced that its Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) and elections for its office-bearers will be held in Gurugram on December 18.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Other Sports
YouTube for Android TV app now supports 8K video playback
San Francisco, Nov 28 (IANS) The latest YouTube for Android TV update has reportedly started rolling out limited support for 8K streaming.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ireland to ease Covid-19 curbs from Dec 1
Dublin, Nov 28 (IANS) The Irish government has announced night that the current Level-5 or the highest Covid-19 restrictions will be lowered to Level-3 on December 1, with some special adjustments made for the upcoming Christmas holiday.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Sloganeering continues at Delhi borders
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Saturday sun rose as farmers at Delhi's Singhu and Tikri borders woke up ready to push through another day of protests, and slogans of "black laws" greeted the chilly morning air.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Can get you in as a counter attacking batsman: Kohli to Harry Kane
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) After England football team captain Harry Kane tweeted a video of his batting skills with tennis ball in an indoor nets and tagged Virat Kohli and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), the India skipper joined in the fun by responding to it on twitter.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Amnesty asks EU to block Google-Fitbit deal over human rights risks
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Amnesty International has asked the European Union (EU) competition regulator to block Googles $2.1 billion acquisition of wearable maker Fitbit citing human rights risks.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Human Interest/Society
India's Covid tally mounts to 93.5L
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) With 41,322 new coronavirus infections and 485 deaths in the past 24 hours, India's overall tally stood at 93,51,109 on Saturday, as the toll touched 1,36,200, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
UN calls for restraint following Iranian scientist's assassination
United Nations, Nov 28 (IANS) A UN spokesman has called for exercising restraint and avoiding escalation in the Middle East region following the assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
2L more set to reach Delhi in 40km-long cavalcade
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) The largest among the 31 farm organizations in Punjab protesting the central government's Farm Laws set out for Delhi on Saturday in a cavalcade that stretches for 40 km as they resumed their onward journey from Haryana's Jind town where they made a night halt under the open skies.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'60-70% of population needs to be immune to curb Covid-19 transmission'
Geneva, Nov 28 (IANS) Modeling studies have revealed that about 60 to 70 per cent of the global population needs to be immune to curb or halt Covid-19 transmission, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Church body slams Goa Tourism Policy 2020, calls it a 'mirage'
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Describing the newly-minted Goa Tourism Policy 2020 as a "mirage" which will not benefit either the state or its people, a church body has said that the document is not only short on data and fact, but also bats for privatisation of public resources.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Soldiers can silently communicate using brain signals in future
San Francisco, Nov 28 (IANS) The US Army in collaboration with multiple universities is researching 'telepathic brain signal communication technology for soldiers that could help them silently communicate in the future.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UK, EU to resume face-to-face talks in London
London, Nov 28 (IANS) The UK and the European Union (EU) will resume face-to-face trade talks in London on Saturday, the country's chief Brexit negotiator David Frost has confirmed.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
US Thanksgiving Day online sales hit record high
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) Amid the raging Covid-19 pandemic, American consumers' online spending hit a new record high of $5.1 billion on Thanksgiving Day with a year-on-year growth of 21.5 per cent, according to data issued by Adobe Analytics.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
Google offers UK's top nostalgic films for free on Pixel 5G
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Google has allowed access to the top nostalgic films in the UK which can be downloaded for free till December 10 especially on the new Pixel 5G.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Technology
'Prospects of 2-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict more distant'
United Nations, Nov 28 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the prospects of the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were becoming "more distant".
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
US Covid-19 cases surpass 13 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) In yet another grim milestone, the overall number of coronavirus cases in the US, currently the world's worst-hit country, has surpassed the 13 million mark, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
The Vamps will be around for a 'long time'
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Vamps, the popular UK pop rock band, went on a break last year, but they say they will be hopefully around to make music together for a long time.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Trump campaign loses appeal over poll disputes in Pennsylvania
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) A federal appeals court in the US state of Pennsylvania upheld a previous ruling by a lower court against the re-election campaign of President Donald Trump, dealing another blow to his effort to overturn the results of the November 3 election.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
Macron says video of police beating black man 'unacceptable'
Paris, Nov 28 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron said the footage of several police officers beating up a black music producer was "unacceptable" and "shameful" for the country.
2020-11-28
Category: International, France,Politics
WHO warns countries with falling cases to stay 'vigilant'
Geneva, Nov 28 (IANS) Countries with decreasing Covid-19 numbers still need to stay "vigilant", a top World Health Organization (WHO) official said.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Indian-origin man in FBI '10 Most Wanted' list carries $100k reward
New York, Nov 28 (IANS) The US' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reminding the public of a $100,000-reward offer for information leading to the capture of Indian-origin Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel, who has been listed by the agency as one of the "10 Most Wanted" since 2017.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Global Covid-19 cases top 61.5 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 61.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.44 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Pandemic and economic uncertainty darken Black Friday in Spain
Madrid, Nov 28 (IANS) Black Friday, one of the most anticipated days by consumers, could indeed be a black day for retailers in 2020 as millions of Spaniards change their shopping habits, preferring to either buy online or buy nothing at all, according to a recent study carried out by EAE Business School in Spain.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Spain,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Bengal T20 Challenger: All-round Customs beat Town Club
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) An all round show from Calcutta Customs Club saw them defeat Town Club by eight wickets in Bengal T20 Challenger today at Eden Gardens.
2020-11-28
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
UK records another 16,022 coronavirus cases with 521 deaths
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Another 16,022 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 15,89,301, according to official figures released Friday.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
'Top Gun: Maverick' is all about real sweat, says Miles Teller
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Miles Teller insists no special effects-ridden scenes were used to film the action sequences of the Tom Cruise-starrer Top Gun: Maverick.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Melissa McCarthy: Nicole Kidman a 'wonderful weirdo'
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Melissa McCarthy has a peculiar way of praising Nicole Kidman. She says Kidman is a wonderful weirdo.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Jude Law 'wasn't hugely surprised' by Covid-19 pandemic
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Jude Law says he was not shocked by the Covid-19 pandemic as he already feared the possibility of a global health crisis after speaking to experts on the set of his 2011 release, Contagion.
2020-11-28
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Peninsula: Sequel to nowhere (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2 )
Train To Busan Presents: Peninsula (Korean film); Cast: Gang Dong-won, Lee Jung-hyun, Kwon Hae-hyo, Kim Min-jae, Koo Kyo-hwan; Direction: Yeon Sang-ho; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2020-11-28
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Peninsula: Sequel to nowhere (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2 )
Train To Busan Presents: Peninsula (Korean film); Cast: Gang Dong-won, Lee Jung-hyun, Kwon Hae-hyo, Kim Min-jae, Koo Kyo-hwan; Direction: Yeon Sang-ho; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2020-11-28
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
France reports 957 new Covid-19 deaths, hospitalisations down
Paris, Nov 28 (IANS) As of Friday, 51,914 people have died of coronavirus in France, with 957 new fatalities registered in the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, Covid-19-associated hospitalisations continued their week-long decline, the country's health authorities said.
2020-11-28
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Iran's top nuclear scientist assassinated near Tehran
Tehran, Nov 28 (IANS) Iran's most senior nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been assassinated near the capital Tehran, the country's defence ministry has confirmed.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bangladesh radical Islamist leader warns to tear down all statues
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) Junaid Babunagari, the new chief of radical Islamist group Hifazat-e-Islam, has threatened to pull down statues no matter which party erected them.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Bangladesh to scan accounts of pro-Pak former soldier, 34 others
Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has summoned the bank accounts of at least 35 people, including anti-India and pro-Pakistan activist Major Delwar Hussain (retd), BNP-Jamaat activist Kanak Sarwar, Jamaat activist Ilias Hossain and several bloggers, who have been involved in anti-government activities through social media.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Odisha IFS officer, son arrested by Vigilance
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) The Odisha Vigilance on Friday arrested senior Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Abhay Kant Pathak and his son Akash Pathak on the charges of amassing assets worth crores disproportionate to their known sources of income.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K Administrative Council Clears 850 MW Ratle Hydroelectric Project
Jammu, Nov 28 (IANS) In a significant decision the J&K Administrative Council in its meeting on Friday approved the proposal for development of 850 MW Rattle Hydroelectric Project in Joint Venture Mode by NHPC and JKSPDC.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
From Singhu border to Burari, farmers spend a busy Friday
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) After the day-long confrontation at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu and Tikri borders, the Delhi Police on Friday finally allowed thousands of farmers to enter Delhi for a planned protest against the new Central farm laws.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jagan to conduct aerial survey of Nivar hit areas on Sat
Amaravati, Nov 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will conduct an aerial survey of the areas affected by the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar on Saturday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Gehlot hits back at BJP leaders for remarks on toppling Raj govt
Jaipur, Nov 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday gave a befitting reply to the continuous attacks being made by the opposition BJP. He said that the BJP leaders have created an atmosphere of negative politics in the state at the time of the pandemic, when the Rajasthan government is working hard to fight the Covid battle.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Yediyurappa PA attempts to commit suicide
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa's relative and personal assistant N.R. Santhosh allegedly attempts to commit suicide on Friday evening.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Gujarat sees new high in daily Covid cases, 16 more deaths
Gandhinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday saw a new high in its daily coronavirus tally, at 1,607 cases, taking its tally to 2,05,116, while the death toll climbed to 3,938, with 16 more succumbing.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Gauhati High Court stays Nagaland govt's ban on dog meat
Kohima, Nov 28 (IANS) The Kohima bench of the Gauhati High Court has granted an interim stay to the Nagaland governments July 2 decision to ban commercial import, trade and sale of dogs and dog meat in the markets of the northeastern state, officials said on Friday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Farmers try to go Ramlila Maidan, police take them to Nirankari ground
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Farmers protesting against agricultural laws have camped at Tikri and Singhu borders of Delhi, even as police have allowed them stage their protest at the Nirankari ground in the city's Burari area. Farmers who succeeded in entering Delhi and were trying to reach the Ramlila ground, have also been taken to Burari.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nivar affected Andhra districts receive nearly 188% excess rainfall
Amaravati, Nov 28 (IANS) Nellore, Prakasam and Rayalaseema districts in Andhra Pradesh bore the brunt of the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar in the past four days, receiving almost 188 per cent excess rainfall.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Andhra to distribute 30 lakh house site documents on Dec 25
Amaravati, Nov 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government will distribute 30.6 lakh house site pattas (documents) costing Rs 23,000 crore on December 25.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Andhra Covid tests cross 99L, infection tally 8.6L
Amaravati, Nov 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has tested more than 99 lakh samples to detect Covid infection in people and is on the brink of reaching the 1 crore milestone, even as the case tally crossed 8.6 lakh on Friday.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
La Liga matches to begin with minute's silence in Maradona's honour
Madrid, Nov 28 (IANS) All La Liga matches this weekend will start with a minute's silence in honour of Argentine football great Diego Maradona, who passed away on Wednesday.
2020-11-28
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Cabinet reshuffle will take place in 2-3 days, says Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday said that Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, had assured him that he would get the party's nod to carry out a cabinet reshuffle in in two to three days.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Recoveries continue to outnumber new cases in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Recoveries again outnumbered new Covid cases in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday as 596 patients recovered from the disease as against 565 fresh cases reported during the past 24 hours.
2020-11-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Female passengers can avail ride pooling on Uber, Ola only with other lady commuters
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Female passengers seeking to avail ride pooling on Uber and Ola will be provided the option to pool only with other lady commuters, as per the latest notification issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
IRDAI approves ICICI Lombard acquisition of Bharti Axa General
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), on Friday approved, in principle, the acquisition of the non-life insurance business of Bharti Axa General Insurance Company Ltd by ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
India officially enters recession, but contraction in Q2FY21 GDP recedes (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Even though India's economic recovery accelerated in Q2FY21 from the lows of the pandemic-induced lockdown, the country, for the very first time since Independence, entered into a technical recession.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Disqualified as MP in 1988, Mizoram MLA in 2020 for defection
Aizawl, Nov 27 (IANS) In an ironic turn of events, an IPS officer-turned-politician from Mizoram who was disqualified as a member of the Lok Sabha for defection in 1988, lost his membership of the state Assembly on Friday for the same reason.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Indian, Russian satellites barely miss collision in space
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) India's 700 kg cartography satellite Cartosat-2F and Russia's 450 kg Kanopus-V satellite had a near miss in the outer space on Friday morning, said Roscosmos, Russia's state space corporation.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech
Congress high command to decide on alliance in Bengal
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The state leaders of the Congress in West Bengal have authorised the party high command to take a decision on alliance ahead of the Assembly elections scheduled next year.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No executive control: SC directs National Tribunals Commission be set up
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said the mounting arrears in the tribunals is mainly due to the delay in filling up the vacancies of their presiding officers and members, and directed the Centre set up an independent National Tribunals Commission (NTC) to supervise appointments and functioning.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
GDP numbers a surprise, but recovery still under Covid threat
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Although the 7.5 per cent contraction in the Q2 GDP came in as a surprise, giving hopes to a faster economic recovery, the pace of revival continues to be under the cloud of uncertainty amid rising Covid cases across the country.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Phone call from Delhi makes Yediyurappa defer Lingyat move
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) A telephone call from a powerful central BJP leader on Friday morning forced Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa defer his decision on a proposal to recommend inclusion of the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community in the Other Backward Community (OBC) list.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Calling GHMC polls gully elections disrespect to Hyd: Nadda
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) BJP national President J.P. Nadda said on Friday that calling Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls a 'gully election' is a disrespect to the people of Hyderabad.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
ICMR approves dry swab RT-PCR method for Covid detection
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The simple and fast method of dry swab-direct RT-PCR, developed by CSIR's constituent lab Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, for scaling up coronavirus detection has now been approved by the Indian Council of Medical Research, the apex body announced on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
UNDP Accelerator Lab India launches 'GRID' to foster development
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The India chapter of the Accelerator Labs, an initiative by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on Friday launched a Grassroot Innovation Database (GRID) to foster inclusive development.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
MIM: A party which contests polls without a manifesto
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Manifestos are an integral part of elections in India. In every election, be it for Parliament, a state Assembly or a municipal corporation, contesting political parties release their manifestos to tell voters what they will do if voted to power.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
MiG-29K crashes in Arabian Sea, trainer pilot missing (Ld)
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Search operations continued on Friday for the commander of an Indian Navy MiG-29K trainer aircraft which took off from the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya and crashed into the Arabian Sea with two pilots onboard on Thursday evening, officials said.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Make mask violators do social service at Covid centres, Gujarat HC tells govt
Gandhinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) While hearing a suo moto case on the Covid situation in the state, the Gujarat High Court on Friday ordered the state government to act against those violating Covid-19 guidelines and not wearing masks. The Gujarat government is expected to come out with a decision on the matter on Tuesday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
A day after Nivar, Chennai suburbs water-logged, Oppn attacks govt
Chennai Nov 27 (IANS) A day after cyclone Nivar crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast resulting in loss of four human lives, several cattle and damaging homes and crops, some Chennai suburbs continue to be under water and without power, impacting normal lives of the residents.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Man arrested for throwing onions at Nitish during election rally
Patna, Nov 27 (IANS) The Madhubani police on Friday arrested a person on charges of throwing onions at CM Nitish Kumar during the election campaign in the district.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
East Bengal begin ISL journey with 2-0 loss to Mohun Bagan
Margao, Nov 27 (IANS) East Bengal's Indian Super League (ISL) journey began on Friday with a 2-0 defeat to arch-rivals ATK Mohun Bagan. Roy Krishna's long range strike in the first half put Mohun Bagan ahead while Manvir Singh scored late in the second to all but seal the win for the Mariners.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
When Bhangra beats perked up protesting farmers in Singhu
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) As the sun set on a chaotic day at the Delhi-Haryana border in Singhu on the outskirts of the national capital on Friday, where protesting farmers repeatedly clashed with the Delhi Police to press for their demand to hold protest in Delhi against the recently passed Central farm laws, the tense mood also lightened to some extent.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha Covid-19 new infections dip, but deaths and active cases rise (ROUNDUP)
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Covid-19 deaths and 'active cases' remained high on Friday though new infections reported a slight drop, health authorities said here.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Demand for mortgages improving on favourable market conditions
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Though Covid-19-induced lockdowns significantly affected retail and SME balance sheets, some factors such as aggressive discounting by developers, reduction in stamp duty and low interest rates resulted in a gradual surge in demand for mortgages, brokerages said on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Industry hails 'surprising' narrowing in GDP contraction
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India Inc expressed surprise over the narrowing of the GDP contraction for July-September to 7.5 per cent and said that the numbers are better than anticipation.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bluru airport appeals flyers not to carry banned tools to avoid delays in security checks
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) In a strong bid to cut delays in security checks, Kempe Gowda International Airport Limited - Bengaluru (KIAL-B) authorities on Friday appealed to passengers not to carry sharp weapon-like items in their baggage, a KIAL-B official said here.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Defence/Security
FanCode to stream international matches from New Zealand to India
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) FanCode, India's premier digital sports destination for fans, has collaborated with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and Amazon Prime Video to exclusively live stream all NZC international matches in India for the current season, from November 2020 to March 2021.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NSE expels Anugrah Stock & Broking, declares it defaulter
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange has expelled Anugrah Stock & Broking Pvt Ltd from its membership and declared the firm as a defaulter.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi Half Marathon will help in uniting people: Bindra
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Sunday's Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) will bring people together in India, said Abhinav Bindra, event ambassador and India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Rajkot hospital blaze 'shocking', a wakeup call for action: SC
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday took cognizance of a fire incident in a hospital in Gujarat's Rajkot, where 5 patients died in the blaze, calling it a "wakeup call" for serious action to prevent any more such incidents.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
After bifurcation Ballary district set to lose UNESCO heritage site Hampi
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) With the Karnataka cabinet formalising the formation of the 31st district - Vijayanagara - carving it out from the existing Ballary district, the latter is set to lose several prestigious symbols associated with the district since 1953.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Stoinis limps off the field, Smith finds Green apt replacement
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Australia's pace-bowling all-rounder Marcus Stoinis limped off the field during his seventh over -- 33rd of the innings -- of the first ODI against India on Friday, after helping Australia contain the Indian batsman at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India officially enters recession, but contraction in Q2 GDP recedes (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Even though India's economic recovery accelerated in Q2FY21 from the lows of the pandemic-induced lockdown, the country for the very first time since Independence entered into a technical recession.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
K'taka formalises creation of new Vijayanagara district (Ld)
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) The Karnataka state Cabinet on Friday formally approved the borders for the newly carved out Vijayanagara district from the existing Ballary district.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Google doodle marks Munier Chowdhury's 95th birth anniversary
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Search giant Google has created a new doodle on its homepage in Bangladesh, celebrating the life of Bangladeshi playwright Munier Chowdhury to mark the 95th anniversary of his birth.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Arjun Kapoor finds it 'refreshing to be outdoors' to shoot a film
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor, who is currently shooting for his next, a horror-comedy titled Bhoot Police, finds it refreshing to be outdoors to shoot a film. He added that it was really tough for the film industry when the pandemic started and lockdown followed.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Batted without pressure; it was like see ball, hit ball: Steve Smith
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Steve Smith enjoyed batting without the pressure of playing an anchor's role as he smashed a 66-ball 105 against India to help Australia get to 374 runs in 50 overs. Australia won the first ODI by 66 runs to take a 1-0 led in the series.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
True Punjabi spirit amidst 'Delhi Chalo' march
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) The Punjabi spirit of providing humanitarian aid in disaster areas and civil conflict zones around the world has now been reflected in their onward march from Punjab to Delhi for a planned protest named 'Delhi Chalo' against new farm laws.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Kejriwal, Sisodia asked to appear in defamation case 'without any failure' on Dec 3
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav have been asked to appear before the Delhi court on December 3 in connection with a criminal defamation case.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
New cyclonic circulation to brew low pressure in Bay of Bengal
Amaravati, Nov 27 (IANS) Even before the influence of cyclone Nivar came to a halt, another cyclonic circulation is brewing in the Indian Ocean and the adjoining Andaman Sea, which is likely to intensify into a depression and aggravate further to create low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife