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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
Agriculture secretary: Talks with farmers can't take place by the roadside (IANS SPECIAL)
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Union government says it is ready for a dialogue with farmers protesting against the new farm laws, but a discussion can't take place by the roadside.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Longest ODI game I have played in: Steve Smith
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Australia batsman Steve Smith, who scored 105 off 66 balls in the first ODI to help Australia beat India, said that Friday's game was the longest that he has played in.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
India's first wilderness park opened near Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) India's first wilderness park with focus on biodiversity conservation, rewilding and a stated objective to be focused on total inclusivity was opened near Hyderabad on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
India's Apr-Oct fiscal deficit at around 120% of budgeted target
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India's budgetary fiscal deficit for the April-October 2020-21 period stood at Rs 9.53 lakh crore, or 119.7 per cent of the budget estimates (BE).
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trinamool MLA from Cooch Behar joins BJP
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) In another jolt to the Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress MLA from Cooch Behar (south) Assembly constituency, Mihir Goswami, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Man stands straight after 15 years, courtesy Hyderabad hospital
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) A team of experts from a private hospital in Hyderabad have treated a rare deformity to help a patient stand in a straight posture after 15 years.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India's foreign exchange reserves rise by over $2.5 bn
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves rose $2.51 billion during the week ended November 20.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Deepak Dobriyal: Zombie films give freedom to show something unique
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actor Deepak Dobriyal loves watching zombie films. He feels the genre gives freedom to the filmmaker, to come up with new ideas.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
3,966 more people test Covid positive in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) On Friday, 3,966 people were found to be Covid positive after 39,108 samples were tested, said Kerala Health Minister K.K.Shailaja.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Hardik Pandya targets World Cups to return as bowler
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India's ace all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Friday said that he was focussing and preparing himself to play purely as a batsman till he gets match-ready to bowl.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai Navy hospital gets Gamma Camera SPECT-CT facility
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy's hospital INHS Asvini has got a state of the art Gamma Camera SPECT-CT at its Department of Nuclear Medicine, an official said here on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Home quarantined man dances in PPE kit at marriage ceremony
Jaipur, Nov 27 (IANS) A video has gone viral on social media in which a home quarantined man could be seen grooving to a dance beat at a wedding ceremony wearing a PPE kit. The video is believed to be from Jodhpur, although though the exact location could not be ascertained.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
United Muslim Forum backs MIM, TRS in GHMC polls
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) The United Muslim Forum, an apex body of eminent Muslim religious scholars and groups, has declared its support to the MIM and the TRS in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
74,899 candidates in fray in Kerala local body polls
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) Kerala's State Election Commission on Friday said that 74,899 candidates will contest the three-phase local body polls next month, after around 75,000 candidates withdrew their nominations.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
BJP nominates Sushil Kumar Modi for Rajya Sabha bypolls
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Former Bihar deputy chief miniser Sushil Kumar Modi has been rewarded with a nomination for the Upper House by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karan Razdan: I always try to give importance to music in my films
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Filmmaker-writer Karan Razdan, who is gearing up to shoot his upcoming untitled film, says he always gives importance to music in his films, hopiong that the audience appreciates the music of his upcoming film.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Profit booking, global volatility dent equities, IT stocks fall (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The Indian equity markets closed on a flat-to-negative note on Friday as minor profit booking, along with global volatility, dented investors' sentiment.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Police make arrangements at Burari ground, farmers inspect site
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Delhi Police on Friday made the necessary arrangements at the Nirankari ground in Burari after they gave permission to the protesting farmers to enter Delhi and stage a protest at the designated ground.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC to Centre: Ensure compound interest waiver reaches intended beneficiaries
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday, citing various affidavits, said the Centre was fully conscious of the difficulty faced by the various sectors and the stakeholders of various sectors. The top court said the decision to forego interest on eight specified categories of loans paid up to Rs 2 crore should reach the needy.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India's Apr-Oct fiscal deficit at around 120% of budgeted target
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India's budgetary fiscal deficit for the April-October 2020-21 period stood at Rs 9.53 lakh crore, or 119.7 per cent of the budget estimates (BE).
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Having a son has changed my perspective of life: Hardik Pandya
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who hammered 90 off 76 balls in India's loss to Australia in the first ODI on Friday, said that becoming a father has changed his perspective of life.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
WinZO is co-powered sponsor for Ind-Aus series on Sony Liv
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) WinZO, the vernacular social gaming platform, is set to be an official sponsor on SonyLIV for the India's tour of Australia.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Business/Economy,Cricket
Sushant Singh Rajput fans troll 'happy' Ankita Lokhande
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actress Ankita Lokhande often took to social media to lend support to the family of her late boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput, who was found dead in June this year. However, on Saturday, many fans of the late actor found reasons to troll Ankita. They have alleged that Ankita has moved on in life and is no longer interested in justice for Sushant.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Pradhan seeks Central University status to Utkal University
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday sought the personal intervention of Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to accord Central University status to Utkal University in Odisha.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Politics
PSUs hit 39% of FY21 CAPEX target, FM calls for more efforts
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE) have achieved 39.4 per cent of their capital expenditure (CAPEX) target with an expenditure of Rs 24,227 crore so far.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC says no to quota for in-service docs in super specialty medical courses for 2020-21
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Director General Health Services to go ahead with counselling for the admissions to PG super-speciality medical courses for the academic year 2020-21 without providing reservation for in-service candidates.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Emergency meeting at Mamata's residence after Suvendu resigns as minister
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) After West Bengal Irrigation and Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari stepped down as minister, Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee called an emergency meeting at her residence here on Friday evening.
2020-11-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Tamil anthology 'Paava Kadhaigal' set for OTT release on Dec 18
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The anthology film Paava Kadhaigal is all set to release digitally on December 18. The Tamil feature continues with the OTT trend of dropping anthology films, a form of mainstream cinema that seems to have found favour with the target audience of the medium.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
It's Congress vs AAP to embrace the farmers' cause
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) It is now evident that there is competition between the Congress and the AAP to embrace the farmers' agitation. The farmers are now at Delhi's borders and inside the national capital to continue their agitation against the new farm laws.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Time for KCR to go, says BJP chief Nadda in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) BJP national president J. P. Nadda on Friday justified his campaigning for the party in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections saying he is ready to go anywhere to end corruption and carry forward the politics of development.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India-B'desh border guards to further strengthen frontier vigil: Officials
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS) Border guards of India and Bangladesh have decided to fortify their vigil along the frontiers and jointly work more vigorously to curb trans-border crimes, officials said on Friday after the three-day Border Co-ordination Conference (BCC) of the BSF and the BGB.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Bigg Boss 14: Jasmin threatens to reveal personal details about Rubina and Abhinav
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Shocking rifts have been happening in the Bigg Boss house ever since Kavita Kaushik re-entered and became captain on season 14 of the reality show.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shelter, feed agitating farmers, appeals Haryana ex-CM Hooda
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Appealing for food and shelter for the agitating farmers, former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday said that he was with the farmers in their fight against the government over recently-enacted farm laws.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI court sends ex-Registrar to 2 yrs in jail in cheating case
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday sentenced R.K. Srivastava, then Registrar of Co-operative Societies, and Padam Dutt Sharma, then Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies, to two years' rigorous imprisonment (RI) with a fine of Rs 35,000 each in a cheating case.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Huge traffic snarls on National Highway 48 amid farmer protests
Gurugram, Nov 27 (IANS) Amid demonstrations against the farm bills passed by the central government, commuters on the National Highway-48 also known as Delhi-Jaipur Expressway faced huge traffic snarls throughout Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
GDP contraction shrinks to 7.5%, CEA says 'encouraging'
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Krishnamurthy Subramanian on Friday described the narrowing of GDP contraction to (-)7.5 per cent in the second quarter of FY21 as "encouraging" in the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Docu-film 'Piranha' wins Best Short Film award at Vishwarang 2020
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Indian documentary film Pirana has been announced Best Short Film at the Vishwarang International Film Festival (VIFF) 2020, held as part of the literature and arts festival, Vishwarang 2020.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Nokia 9.3 PureView 5G delayed until next year: Report
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) HMD Global, that makes and sells Nokia-branded phones, was likely to launch flagship 'Nokia 9.3 PureView' in the second half of this year and now a new report says that the phone will no longer launch this year.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kohli hits out at team for not getting into ODI mode from T20
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli hit out at his team for not getting into 50-over format rhythm for the ongoing three-match series despite getting enough time to practice in Australia during the quarantine period.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Redesigned MacBooks in 2021 to include both Apple Silicon, Intel models: Report
San Francisco, Nov 27 (IANS) The redesigned MacBooks coming in the second half of 2021 will reportedly include models with both Apple Silicon chips and Intel processors.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Keep aside amount equivalent to LVB's share capital: Madras HC to DBS Bank India
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Friday passed an order, asking DBS Bank India Ltd to give an undertaking that it would compensate the shareholders of 94-year-old Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) in case the writ petition filed against the amalgamation scheme is decided against it, said the petitioner's advocates.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Contraction in Oct core industrial output widens on sequential basis
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The contraction in India's eight major industries widened in October on a sequential basis, as the output pace receded by (-)2.5 per cent.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Another batch of farmers march to Delhi defying tear gas (2nd Ld)
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) Bracing tear gas and water cannons for the second day on Friday, another batch of protesting farmers, numbering in thousands, from the interiors of Punjab breached the massive blockades comprising huge boulders, barbed fences and mounds of earth on the Bathinda-Dabwali road to enter Haryana on their onward march to Delhi for a planned protest against the new Central farm laws.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Modi govt did more good for Muslims than Cong: Naqvi (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has claimed that the Narendra Modi government has done more for Indian Muslims and other minorities in the last six years compared with Congress rule since Independence.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi govt to provide essential amenities to farmers at Nirankari Maidan
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Farmers from Punjab have been allowed to demonstrate at the Nirankari grounds in Delhi's Burari to protest against the Centre's agricultural laws. At the same time, the Delhi government has decided to provide basic facilities to the farmers at Nirankari grounds, beginning with drinking water.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tesla recalls 870 electric vehicles in China
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) Electric car maker Tesla has launched a recall of 870 vehicles in China, citing defective parts that could increase the risk of accidents, China's top quality watchdog said on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, China,Technology
Abhay Deol's in-flight fashion is all about 'clash of the artists'
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol is in a dilemma over the artwork of a couple of masters that he sports on his casualwear during a flight, and he makes the fact known to fans in a quirky new social media post.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Nitish hits back at Tejashwi, asks who made him Deputy CM
Patna, Nov 27 (IANS) After RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav's personal attack, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hit back at him and said that Yadav is lying.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Missed 6th bowler; don't have someone like Stoinis, Maxwell: Kohli
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli lamented the lack of a sixth bowling option as India conceded 374 runs, before succumbing to a 66-run defeat to Australia in the first ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Farmer heading to Delhi for protest killed in accident
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) A farmer, heading to Delhi from Punjab to join the protest against new farm laws, was killed and two others injured when their tractor-trolley was hit by a truck in Haryana's Bhiwani on Friday, police said.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian National Car Championship 2020 set for exciting finish
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) The abridged MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Car Championship 2020 draws to a close with the third and final round being held at the MMRT this weekend behind closed doors.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
PM to visit 3 vaccine centres in Ahmedabad, Pune & Hyderabad on Sat (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a three-city visit on Saturday to personally review Covid vaccine development and manufacturing process. Accordingly, he will visit the Zydus Biotech Park in Ahmedabad, Bharat Biotech in Hyderabad and Serum Institute of India in Pune.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Covid cases down 50% in past 8 weeks, Delhi has 61% of deaths: Centre
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Providing details of the overall Covid-19 situation in the country, the Centre has informed the Supreme Court that the average cases per day have reduced by 50 per cent since the past 8 weeks, and currently, only 2 states have more than 50,000 cases, contributing almost 33 per cent of the overall active cases.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
What Karisma Kapoor cannot wait to do
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Karisma Kapoor cannot wait to bid adieu to the year. The actress shared her feeling with fans on social media.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
K'taka carves out new district Vijayanagar from Ballary district
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) Karnataka cabinet on Friday formally approved formation of new district - Vijayanagara - by carving it out from existing Ballary district.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
ESA inks deal with Swiss startup for space debris removal
London, Nov 27 (IANS) The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a 86-million-euros (approximately $103 million) contract with an industrial team led by the Swiss startup ClearSpace SA for safe removal of an inactive object from low Earth orbit.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Tamasha turns 5: Deepika posts pic with Ranbir from film
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone on Friday got nostalgic, on the fifth anniversary of her 2015 release, Tamasha. The Imtiaz Ali directorial had brought together Deepika with Ranbir Kapoor. The two stars had dated for a while.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
SC extends Arnab's interim bail, says deprivation of liberty even for a single day is one day too many
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said liberty across human eras is as tenuous as tenuous can be, as it extended the interim bail of Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami and two others till four weeks after the Bombay High Court decides their pleas for quashing of an FIR in the 2018 abetment to suicide case. The top court noted, "deprivation of liberty even for a single day is one day too many. We must always be mindful of the deeper systemic implications of our decisions."
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
I'm not yet ready as a bowler, we missed a sixth bowler: Hardik
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India all-rounder Hardik Pandya, whose rearguard action proved insufficient for India as the bowlers had already leaked 374 runs to Australian batsman in the first One-day International on Friday, said that the side is missing a sixth bowling option who can take the load of a bowler.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Premier Badminton League season 6 postponed due to Covid-19
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The sixth season of the Premier Badminton League (PBL), which was scheduled to take place in late December, has been postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the organisers said on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Hyderabad hope to build on good start vs Bengaluru (ISL Match 9)
Margao, Nov 27 (IANS) Hyderabad FC will be looking to build on the encouraging start they got to the season when they face 2019 champions Bengaluru FC at the Fatorda Stadium on Saturday in the Indian Super League (ISL). They started the season with a 1-0 win over Odisha, which also marked the team's first ever clean sheet in the league.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
Farmers refuse to leave Sindhu border as agitation 'could weaken'
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Even as the Delhi Police on Friday allowed farmers from Punjab, Haryana and elsewhere to hold a peaceful protest against the controversial Agriculture Bills at the Sant Nirankari ground in the capital's Burari area, the farmers refused to leave Delhi-Haryana Sindhu border fearing that their protest would be "weakened".
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vikram Bhatt's daughter Krishna: People expect me to deliver the best
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Director Krishna Bhatt, who is the daughter of filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, says coming from a family that has contributed a lot to Bollywood cinema, naturally put her under pressure when she started out.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Didn't think much, saw and hit: Smith after scoring 105
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Australian batsman Steve Smith, who scored 105 off 66 deliveries, to power Australia to a match-winning total of 374 runs said that his recent discovery of rhythm at the nets in Australia during quarantine helped him get back to form.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Researchers link anxiety to high Alzheimer's disease onset risk
New York, Nov 27 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that anxiety is associated with an increased rate of progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Andhra frees 53 women prisoners with conditions
Amaravati, Nov 27 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has set free 53 women prisoners sentenced to life imprisonment with conditions in a first of its kind gesture on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Contraction in Q2FY21 GDP recedes, but India officially enters recession (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
Kangana office razing: Court raps BMC, but doesn't spare actress too
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) In partial relief for Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, the Bombay High Court on Friday quashed the BMC's demolition notice, and the subsequent action of razing a portion of her Bandra bungalow in September, and further ordered that compensation would be paid to her.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood,Politics
Shilpa Rao thrilled about collaboration with Anoushka Shankar getting Grammy nod
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Singer Shilpa Rao says this is a special week for her, because her collaboration with sitar player Anoushka Shankar earned them a Grammy nomination in the Best Global Music Album category.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Punjab's peace should not be disturbed, govt must act', says Harish Rawat
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Congress General Secretary and Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat has said that the situation in Punjab may worsen as it is a sensitive state and the Union government should address the farmers' concerns immediately to defuse the tension even as the farmers have been allowed to congregate at Burari in the national capital.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Garmin launches new smartwatch in India for Rs 52,990
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Smart wearables and GPS tracker maker Garmin on Friday launched an all-new Forerunner 745, an advanced GPS smartwatch built for runners and triathletes looking for detailed training data, on-device workouts smartwatch features and more.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Year-long celebrations to mark 60th anniv of Goa's Liberation: CM
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) The Goa government will organise at least one event in every Indian state capital to celebrate the 60th anniversary year of the liberation of Goa from colonial Portuguese yoke, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
PGIMER Chandigarh best hospital in organ donation, 4th time in row
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) at Chandigarh has bagged the award for 'Best Hospital' for its outstanding contribution towards promotion of cadaver organ donation for the fourth time in a row.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tara Sutaria had 'a whale of a time' in Maldives
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Bollywood actress Tara Sutaria had a whale of a time in Maldives where she channelled her inner mermaid, going by her latest post on social media.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Delhi Riots: Jamia student released on parole to sit for exams
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday released Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha -- who was arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to organise riots in North-East Delhi in February this year -- on three-day custody parole to appear for his compartmental examination in December.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bibi Jagir Kaur elected SGPC chief third time
Amritsar, Nov 27 (IANS) Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bibi Jagir Kaur was on Friday elected as President of the cash-rich Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) for the third time.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Pele vs Maradona: A rivalry that found peace in bitterness
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) On October 1, 1977, Brazilian football superstar Pele was handed the microphone to address the crowd ahead of a friendly between New York Cosmos, the team he had played with for over two years, and his beloved Santos, where his career started and reached dizzying peaks. Among the sold out crowd at the Giants Stadium in New Jersey was boxing legend Muhammad Ali and England's World Cup winning former captain Bobby Moore, apart from Pele's father and wife.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Budding singer Sejal Kumar gives a 'whole new meaning to emptiness' in latest song
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Digital content creator Sejal Kumar has unveiled a new song, Khali khali, which aims at redefining the expression of emptiness.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Contraction in India's Q2FY21 GDP recedes, still down by (-) 7.5%
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India's economic recovery accelerated in Q2FY21 from the lows of the pandemic-induced lockdown, as the year-on-year contraction in the country's GDP receded to (-) 7.5 per cent from (-) 23.9 per cent in the previous quarter, official data showed on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Thanksgiving inspired recipes to get you cooking
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANSlife) The American holiday promotes the idea of being grateful and something Indians love ? feasting. Chef Mariko Amekodommo, International Culinary Expert from LA, California shares recipes to roast turkey, fresh baked pies and spiced apple cider filling the air.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SUN Mobility names ex-Bharti Infratel MD Rawat as India CEO
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) Electric vehicles solutions firm SUN Mobility on Friday said it has appointed former Bharti Infratel CEO and Managing Director Devender Singh Rawat as its India Chief Executive Officer.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Science/Tech,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Australia outscore India, take 1-0 lead in ODI series
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Australia defeated India by 66 runs in the first One-day International at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-game series.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Essence of person remains same throughout life: Study
London, Nov 27 (IANS) In a unique study, researchers have now shown that the essence of on individual remains largely stable over the years.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Urvashi Rautela's mantra: Eat, sleep, squat, repeat
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actress and beauty queen Urvashi Rautela has shared her mantra of life in her latest post on social media.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Centre to SC: Delhi govt advertised its achievements, no ads on Covid-appropriate behaviour
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that Delhi government did not take preventive steps to contain the infection, though the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) was aware that the confluence of winter, festival season and pollution were likely to witness a surge in Covid-19 cases. The Centre said the Delhi government failed on many fronts in combating the spread of Covid-19.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ahmedbhai had no personal ambition, only interest was Congress: CWC
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee on Friday met and offered condolences to the family of veteran leader and Treasurer Ahmed Patel who passed away on November 25 due to Covid-related complications.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Central agencies just doing their job in Kerala cases: Union Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) Union Minister V Muraleedharan on Friday hit back at CPI-M State Secretary A Vijayaraghavan for alleging that the ongoing probes by central agencies were aimed at Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, asserting that the agencies were just doing their job.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
16mn Brazilian Covid patients' personal info leaked online: Report
Sao Paulo, Nov 27 (IANS) Healthcare records and personal information of 16 million Covid-19 patients in Brazil were found exposed online, according to media reports.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Brazil,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Srinagar Mayor Junaid Mattoo joins Apni Party
Srinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) A day after getting elected as the Mayor of Srinagar Muncipal Corporation (SMC), Junaid Mattoo joined the Apni Party on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Maniesh Paul joins Varun, Kiara for shoot of 'Jug Jugg Jeeyo'
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actor Maniesh Paul on Friday shared that he has started shooting for his next film, Jug Jugg Jeeyo, with Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Surge in cyber attacks on Indian vax makers in Oct-Nov: Report
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) There has been a massive surge in cyber attacks against the India vaccine makers and hospitals in the month of October and December, a new report warned on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
Delhi's Covid testing remains flat despite govt's promise
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Despite strong promises made by Delhi and central government to double the coronavirus testing in the national capital at the heights of the crisis, the city still has not witnessed any increase, with health experts attributing it to lack of manpower and infrastructure.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bhumi Pednekar: Indian Award shows should include films released on OTT
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar is not new to the web space, her film Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare dropped on OTT earlier this year. She is now awaiting the release of her next film, Durgamati, in the digital space.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Specific bacterium in the gut linked to IBS: Study
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Researchers have detected a connection between Brachyspira, a genus of bacteria in the intestines, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) -- especially the form that causes diarrhoea.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
'Need clarity on FDI, other issues in remote sensing policy's draft'
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) India's Space-Based Remote Sensing Policy of India-2020 under preparation should specify the percentage of foreign direct investment (FDI) to set up and operate ground stations by a foreign partner interested to invest, said an industry official.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
After FIR against Lalu, Bihar BJP MLA seeks police cover
Patna, Nov 27 (IANS) A day after lodging an FIR against RJD chief Lalu Prasad for allegedly asking him to abstain from voting in the Bihar Speaker's election, BJP MLA Lalan Paswan on Friday sought police protection.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Authorities will submit report on coal pollution in 10 days: CM
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday that the state pollution control authority has been directed to submit a report on coal pollution in the state, amid increasing demands from the opposition as well as the ruling MLAs for shutting down transportation of coal cargo via road and rail through the state.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
83% of Indian workforce still nervous about office return: Survey
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) About 83 per cent of employees in India are still nervous about going back to the office in the absence of an effective Covid-19 vaccine, said a report on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Health/Medicine
Odisha govt ready for SIT probe into minor girl's murder: CM
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said the government was ready for a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the murder of a five-year-old girl in Nayagarh district.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rajkot police forms 3-member SIT to probe hospital fire
Gandhinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) The Rajkot police commissioner has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the fire incident in a private hospital in Rajkot, which claimed the lives of five corona patients on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex-Pfizer VP's claim 'Covid is effectively over' termed false (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) After drugmaker Pfizer's former Vice President and Chief Scientist for Allergy and Respiratory Michael Yeadon claimed that "the pandemic is fundamentally over in the UK," health fact-checker Health Feedback termed his assertions "false".
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
Ferguson, Neesham star as New Zealand beat West Indies in 1st T20I
Auckland, Nov 27 (IANS) Incredible performances from pacer Lockie Ferguson and all-rounder James Neesham helped New Zealand beat West Indies by five wickets, via Duckworth-Lewis-Stern Method, in the first T20I at the Eden Park on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Vivo V20 Pro confirmed to launch in India on Dec 2
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has announced to launch a new member in its V20 series -- the Vivo V20 Pro -- in India on December 2.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Indian batsmen get early dose of short-pitched stuff from Aussies
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) The Indian top-order got the first taste of what they are going to face in Australia when three of the top four fell to short deliveries inside the first 10 overs as India's chase of 375 got off to a sputtering start in the first One-day International at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sonakshi Sinha is a 'licensed scuba diver' now
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha is now a certified scuba diver and she says this is something she has been wanting to do for years.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
New ordinance has been praised by every section of society: UP Law Min (IANS Interview)
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken strict measures to curb the incidents of 'love jihad' and 'religious conversion for marriage' in the state.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Jonas Brothers accused of being mean to black woman
Los Angeles, Nov 27 (IANS) Pop superstars Jonas Brothers -- Kevin, Joe and Nick -- have been accused of being mean to a black woman.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Spotify suffers hour-long outage globally
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Swedish music streaming service suffered a rare outage on Friday as users were unable to listen to their favourite songs for nearly an hour.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ahmed Patel's demise leaves many question marks in Rajasthan politics
Jaipur, Nov 27 (IANS) Ahmed Patel is no more and his sudden demise has left a number of questions unanswered in Rajasthan politics.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
No chance of settlement of Mhadei issue out of court: Goa CM
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday ruled out any possibility of an out-of-court settlement on the ongoing Mhadei interstate river water dispute with Karnataka.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Eight para-athletes in four different sports included in TOPS scheme
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Eight para-athletes in four different sports have been included into the Target Olympic Podium Scheme, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) informed on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
PM Modi to visit Bharat Biotech facility in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting vaccine maker Bharat Biotech's facility here on Saturday as part of his three-city tour to take stock of the Covid-19 vaccine development work in the country.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Disha Patani aces flying kicks
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actress and fitness enthusiast Disha Patani has shared a video that captures her attempting flying kicks and, going by the clip, Disha has aced it, too.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Nivar weakens into low-pressure area over south Andhra
Amaravati, Nov 27 (IANS) The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar weakened into a well-marked, low-pressure area over south coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining west central Bay of Bengal by Friday morning.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Warner, Finch continue big partnership against India
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Australian openers David Warner and skipper Aaron Finch put on 156 runs for the first wicket in the first One-day International to continue their run of big partnerships against India. The duo took just over 27 overs for that and laid a strong platform for their team to build a huge 374-run total at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Facebook Libra's first digital coin arriving in January: Report
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Libra Association, which manages Facebook's cryptocurrency project, will launch a single coin backed by one dollar as early as January, The Financial Times reported on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
TN CM thanks SC for declaring holiday for 2021 Pongal
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to declare January 14 and 15, 2021 as holiday for itself owing to the Pongal festival.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kangana Ranaut meets Sanjay Dutt, netizens call her 'hypocrite'
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut has tweeted a photo from her meeting with Sanjay Dutt but many fans of the actress, who has often spoken against nepotism and drug mafia in Bollywood, have termed the action as hypocrisy.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ganga Expressway in UP put on fast track
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to fast track the Ganga Expressway project that will extend from Meerut to Prayagraj.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mehbooba claims 'being detained again', denied press meet (Ld)
Srinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) Former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti was barred by the authorities from holding a press conference at her residence in Srinagar on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Princess Diya Kumari Foundation Store to be launched in Jaipur
Jaipur, Nov 27 (IANS) Princess Diya Kumari Foundation (PDKF) will soon launch a 'PDKF Store' at the City Palace, Jaipur. The PDKF outlet and online store will showcase the work of the women artisans trained at the foundation to a global audience.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Farmers allowed to enter Delhi, protest at Burari
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) After hours of confrontation and talks with the farmers the Delhi Police finally on Friday afternoon allowed the farmers to enter Delhi. They will be escorted to Nirankari ground in Burari for carrying on their protests against the Centre's Farm Laws.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AAP leader Jarnail Singh detained for protesting outside PM residence
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party leader Jarnail Singh was taken into custody by the Delhi Police near the Prime Minister's residence when he tried to launch a protest in support of the farmers agitation against farm laws.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Saudi-led airstrikes hit Houthi camps in Yemen's capital
Sanaa, Nov 27 (IANS) Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition launched multiple airstrikes on Houthi militia-held military camps in Yemen's capital city of Sanaa on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Varney Kallon looks forward to a 'fresh' start in I-League 2020-21
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Neroca FC captain Varney Kallon is looking forward to a fresh start in I-League 2020-21 leaving the hiccups from the last season behind.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Treat Hindu girls as sisters, SP MP tells Muslim youths
Moradabad (UP), Nov 27 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP S T Hasan has asked Muslim youths to beware of the new law against forced religious conversions and save themselves from torture.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
China to impose anti-dumping measures on Australian wine
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday it would impose anti-dumping measures on wine imports from Australia.
2020-11-27
Category: International, China,Politics
After Tejashwi's barb against CM, JD-U calls him 'Class 9 fail'
Patna, Nov 27 (IANS) RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday alleged in the Bihar Assembly that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar did not sire another child as he was afraid of becoming father to a female child, drawing condemnation from the ruling NDA leaders. Nitish's party JD-U called Tejashwi as someone who had "failed in Class 9".
2020-11-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
CAIT demands 7-day ban on Amazon for violating country of origin rule
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) is highly dejected with the minimum amount penalty of merely Rs 25,000 levied on Amazon India by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs for not providing the mandatory details of 'Country of Origin' of the products displayed on its platform.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Air India waives rescheduling, no-show charges amid farmers' protest
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) In a relief for passengers flying out of Delhi-NCR, Air India has allowed waiver of no-show charges and one free reschedule to passengers who could not report for their flights amid the traffic disruption during the farmers' protests and the closure of borders.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Dissident minister Suvendu Adhikari quits Mamata cabinet
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) A day after West Bengal Irrigation and Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari was replaced from the post of Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners (HRBC), the Trinamool Congress heavyweight from East Midnapore on Friday tendered his resignation as minister from the Mamata Banerjee-led state cabinet.
2020-11-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Adani, Piramal, Oaktree may vie for entire DHFL portfolio in fresh bids
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) In a major turn of events in the DHFL resolution process, the Committee of Creditors (CoC) is likely to invite fresh bids for the bankrupt NBFC and sources say that Adani Group, Piramal Enterprises and Oaktree may bid for the entire portfolio of the company.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
ITW Playworx bags sponsorship rights for 4th edition of Abu Dhabi T10
Abu Dhabi, Nov 27 (IANS) T10 Sports Management has awarded ITW Playworx the sponsorship rights for the fourth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 league which will be held next year.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
NIA gets 15-day custody of PDP youth wing chief Waheed Parra
New Delhi/Srinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) A Special NIA court on Friday sent Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Wing President Waheed Parra to 15-day NIA custody in connection with its probe in the former Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh and Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu case.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Xiaomi's first-ever Redmi-branded smartwatch launched
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi on Friday launched its first smartwatch in China for about $45.
2020-11-27
Category: International, China,Technology
Doctors perform rare robotic surgery to treat woman with tumour
Gurugram, Nov 27 (IANS) A 48-year-old woman from Mauritius with a pancreatic tail tumour was successfully treated with complex robotic surgery in Delhi-NCR.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Haryana,Health/Medicine
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 61 mn mark: Johns Hopkins (Ld)
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) In yet another grim milestone, the overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 61 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.43 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Russia reports record-high daily Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS) Russia reported 27,543 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, a record surge in the number of single-day infections since the onset of the pandemic, the country's coronavirus response centre said on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
It's tense: Police use tear gas, water cannons & farmers pelt stones at Singhu
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) While one group of farmers prepared lunch for the protesters at Singhu on Delhi-Haryana border, another group launched stones after waiting for hours to secure entry inside the national capital.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
S.Korean troops banned from vacationing, off-base trips
Seoul, Nov 27 (IANS) The South Korean military announced on Friday that it has enforced ban on troops from vacationing and taking off-base trips in an effort curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
2020-11-27
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Politics
It was intimidating to play against Maradona, recalls Stimac
Split (Croatia), Nov 27 (IANS) Igor Stimac, head coach of the Indian men's football team, has paid a rich tribute to Diego Maradona, saying the Argentine was the "king of football".
2020-11-27
Category: International, Croatia,Sports,Football
NotOn Map wins Nasscom award for empowering rural communities
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Sustainable tourism startup NotOnMap has won the 'Emerge 50 Awards 2020 under the 'Bharat Category by IT industrys apex body Nasscom.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
'Emotionally flexible people have better romantic relationships'
New York, Nov 27 (IANS) Being emotionally flexible may be one of the most important factors when it comes to longevity and overall health of the romantic and familial relationships, say researchers.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Bangladesh a star in terror-hit South Asia, throttles extremist violence
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) In terrorism hit South Asia, Bangladesh has emerged as a bright star, despite disturbing recent signs of a growing footprint of radical Islam in the strategically located nation which bridges the subcontinent with Southeast Asia.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
After 26 yrs, Nagarjuna Besha ritual held at Jagannath temple
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) After a gap of 26 years, the 'Nagarjuna Besha' ritual pertaining to Lord Jagannath and his siblings was held on Friday at the Jagannath temple in the absence of devotees due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Religion
EU urges Afghan Peace Council to 'include diverse membership'
Kabul, Nov 27 (IANS) The European Union (EU) delegation and the EU Heads of Mission based in Kabul have urged for a "swift establishment" of the Afghan High Council of National Reconciliation,the body designated to provide "guidance" to the ongoing peace negotiations.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Israel,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Another batch of farmers manages to enter Haryana
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) Bracing tear gas and water cannons, another batch of a large number of protesting farmers from Punjab on Friday breached the massive blockades comprising huge boulders, barbed fence and mounds of earth on the Bathinda-Dabwali road to enter Haryana on their onward march to the national capital.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Barred from Delhi: Farmers put up tents, make food at Singhu
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) After over four hours of tug of war between the security forces comprising Delhi Police and the paramilitary on one side and the tens of thousands of farmers on the other side of the national capital periphery that saw water cannons gushing out chilled showers and several rounds of tear-gas shells, it appears to be a lunch-time truce.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
10 possible IED attacks across Afghanistan foiled
Kabul, Nov 27 (IANS) The Afghan National Army (ANA) has foiled at least 10 possible Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) blasts across the country, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Delhi govt denies permission to convert stadiums into temporary jails
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday denied the request of the police to convert the stadiums into temporary jails for the agitating farmers marching towards the national capital.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tikri, Singhu borders sealed as farmers rally for Delhi entry
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Even as hundreds of farmers on Friday rallied at interstate borders to enter Delhi for their proposed protest against the three central agricultural laws, Delhi Police said it had decided to close Tikri and Singhu entry points.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan joins Saudi-led initiative for digital cooperation
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan has joined the Digital Cooperation Organisation (DCO), a Saudi-led initiative, aimed at promoting digital cooperation among member states, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Chahal concedes most runs by Indian spinner in an ODI
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has registered an unwarranted record to his name as he became the Indian spinner to concede most runs in an ODI.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Japan to complete new round of Covid-19 antibody tests by yr end
Tokyo, Nov 27 (IANS) The Japanese government on Friday said that a new round of coronavirus antibody tests on some 15,000 people will be completed by the end of this year, as it seeks to better grasp the scale of the pandemic's spread in the country.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine
2021 Apple iPad Pro to come with 5G mmWave support: Report
San Francisco, Nov 27 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to launch 5G-enabled high-end iPad Pro models next year with mmWave support.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SC terms death of 6 patients in Rajkot Covid hospital blaze 'shocking'
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday took a strong exception of a fire incident in a Rajkot hospital in Gujarat, where 6 patients died in the blaze.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Adani completes Rs 1,300 cr acquisition of Alipurduar Transmission
Ahmedabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Private sector transmission entity Adani Transmission Ltd. (ATL) has acquired Alipurduar Transmission Limited from Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd. (KPTL) for an enterprise value of Rs 1,300 crore.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Gujarat,Business/Economy
1st ODI: Tons from Finch, Smith help Aus set 375-run target for India
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Skipper Aaron Finch and Steve Smith on Friday scored brilliant hundreds as Australia posted a monstrous 375-run target for India in the first ODI of the three-match series.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
UK royal family 'cannot stomach' watching 'The Crown' (Ld)
London, Nov 27 (IANS) The UK royal family "cannot stomach" watching "The Crown" despite the popularity of the Netflix series which is based on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, according to a royal commentator.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Jail inmates to take care of cow shelters in UP
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) In eight districts in Uttar Pradesh, jail inmates will now take care of cow shelters.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Three soldiers killed in LoC ceasefire violations by Pakistan (Ld)
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) Three Indian soldiers were killed in ceasefire violations on the Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistan troops in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri districts, official sources said on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Farmers disrupt traffic in western UP
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) supporters and farmers in several districts of western Uttar Pradesh on Friday blocked highways in support of the protesting farmers from Haryana and Punjab.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
'Bicchoo Ka Khel' novel to go into reprint after web series success: Author Amit Khan
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Hindi fiction writer Amit Khan is on cloud nine lately. His bestseller book, Bicchoo Ka Khel, written over 30 years ago and unavailable in the market right now, has been made into a web series produced by Ekta Kapoor, and the show is doing quite well. So much so, Khan informs, there are plans for reprint of the book and an audiobook version as well.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Realme aims to sell 90 lakh phones in India in festive quarter
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Despite facing some stock issues, Realme on Friday said it is expecting sales of 90 lakh smartphones and 30 lakh Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) products in the festive quarter.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Randeep Hooda makes digital debut with cop thriller series 'Inspector Avinash'
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda will make his digital debut with the web-series Inspector Avinash, a cop thriller based on real life events of police officer Avinash Mishra.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nivar effect: Two long distance trains diverted
Secunderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Two long distance trains, Thiruvananthapuram - Korba and Ahmedabad - Chennai, have been diverted due to the effects of the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP behaving like East India Company: Cong on farmers protest
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Congress on Friday slammed the Centre and the BJP for its stand on the ongoing farmers protest. It said the BJP was behaving like the East India Company.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Perarivalan's parole again extended
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday extended the parole of AG Perarivalan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, for one more week for medical treatments.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
Australia's oldest museum to reopen after renovation
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) The Australian Museum in Sydney, which is the oldest one in the country, will reopen on Saturday after a A$57.5 million renovation, with free general admission to the public till June 30, 2021.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas set for B'wood debut with Prabhas hit remake
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The 2005 Telugu hit Chatrapathi, starring Prabhas and helmed by SS Rajamouli, will be remade in Hindi. It will launch Telugu actor Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas in Bollywood. 
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Bollywood
Disney to lay off more employees
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Walt Disney Co. has unveiled its plan to lay off about 32,000 employees, up from the previously announced 28,000 job cuts in September, as the raging Covid-19 pandemic continues a heavy toll on its theme park businesses.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
Venezuela sentences 6 former US oil executives
Caracas, Nov 27 (IANS) Venezuela's Supreme Court has convicted six former American oil executives of corruption and sentenced them to prison.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics
Working hard to get into senior Indian hockey team, says Manpreet Kaur
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) Defender Manpreet Kaur, who is currently a part of the senior core probables group of the Indian women's hockey team, is focussing on doing the basic rights in order to find a place in the national side.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Commuters hassled due to traffic jam on Delhi-Gurugram border
Gurugram, Nov 27 (IANS) Hundreds of commuters faced traffic snarls on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway on Friday as Delhi Police put up roadblocks at the interstate border to stop farmers from entering the national capital to hold their protest against the three central agricultural laws.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
UK PM warns of third new year lockdown
London, Nov 27 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned of a potential third "new year national lockdown", if England eases up on coronavirus restrictions.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Remo D'Souza: Feel compassionate for strugglers because I've been there
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Choreographer Remo D'Souza says he feels compassionate towards struggling artistes because he has been there and faced everything in the initial part of his career.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Russia to produce Sputnik V Covid vaccine in India
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Hetero, one of India's generic pharmaceutical companies, have agreed to produce in India over 100 million doses per year of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in India.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Nokia launches new Smart TV range in Europe
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Nokia has introduced seven new Smart LED TV models that include 32-inch Full HD, 43-inch, 50-inch, 55-inch, 58-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch 4K Ultra HD models for the European market via StreamView.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Chaos at Tikri border as protesters clash with police
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Delhi Police had to resort to use of water cannons and tear gas shells to disperse a menacing march of protesting farmers at Tikri border near Delhi-Bahadurgarh highway. The farmers clashed with security forces to breach the national capital borders as they protested against the new Farm laws.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hyd airport introduces IoT enabled smart baggage trolleys
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here has introduced 'Internet of Things' (IoT) enabled smart baggage trolleys.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
US reports worse-than-expected jobless claims data
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) The number of unemployment claims in the US has exceeded economists' expectations for the week ended November 21, as the jobs market continues to be badly impacted by the raging Covid-19 pandemic and relevant social-distancing rules.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
5 Covid patients die in Gujarat hospital fire, PM Modi expresses grief
Gandhinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) At least five patients died after a fire broke out in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a Covid designated hospital in Gujarat's Rajkot on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NZ reports 7 new Covid-19 cases in managed isolation
Wellington, Nov 27 (IANS) New Zealand on Friday reported seven new coronavirus cases in managed isolation, the Ministry of Health said, adding that there were no new community infections.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
HC raps BMC, orders compensation for demolition at Kangana's bungalow
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) In a major relief for Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, the Bombay High Court on Friday quashed the BMC's demolition notice and subsequent action to undertake partial demolition at her Bandra bungalow in September, and ordered suitable compensation to her.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
HOEC tries multiple times but fails to acquire Jubilant group oil assets
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) In March 2017, JEKPL an oil and gas holding interest in prolific Kharsang Oil Field, located in North East, was referred to the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP) under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Spain's Covid-19 cases, deaths decline
Madrid, Nov 27 (IANS) Spain has witnessed a decline in its Covid-19 infection and fatality growth rate amid the second wave of the pandemic, according to health authorities.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Spain,Health/Medicine
Voice of dissent can't be muzzled indefinitely, says Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday once again reiterated that voices of the protesting farmers "cannot be muzzled indefinitely" and the "Centre should initiate talks".
2020-11-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
4 killed in Pakistan shooting
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) At least four people were killed in a shooting at a vehicle in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, officials said.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rome airport to try 'Covid-tested' flights from US
Rome, Nov 27 (IANS) The Rome international airport will start the operation of "Covid-tested" flights from three US airports on a trial basis, according to authorities.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Tear gas shells used to disperse protesters at Singhu border
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Thousands of farmers, who set out at dawn after the night's rest at whatever destination they reached starting 24 hours back, were welcomed with chilled waters of water cannons at Delhi borders -- Tikri, Singhu.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Chhattisgarh to commence paddy procurement from Dec 1
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government will commence the paddy procurement process from December 1, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has said.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Finch becomes 2nd fastest Australian to score 5K ODI runs
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Aaron Finch on Friday became the second fastest Australian batsman to score 5,000 runs in One-Day Internationals (ODIs). He achieved the feat during the first ODI of the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Dating in 2020: A 5-point guide
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANSlife) Single Indians are now ready to dip their toes back into dating in real life (IRL) as India unlocks. However, how does one do that in the midst of this ongoing pandemic? The pandemic has changed how we communicate with each other but what hasnt changed is the need for making meaningful connections.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
An Asian dining delight in Gurugram's new F&B destination
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANSlife) With delectable sushi platters to signature cocktails that leave you wanting more, RYU, a new Asian-themed bar and diner in Gurugram's popular dining destination, is a recommended spot if one is looking to unwind in the outdoor air after months-long lockdown.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
No need for vaccines, Covid effectively over: Ex-Pfizer VP
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) While pharmaceutical major Pfizer had made headlines on the release of their Covid-19 vaccine, its former Vice President and Chief Scientist has said that there is no need for any vaccines to bring the pandemic to an end.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
78% adults Indians make a conscious effort to build immunity: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANSlife) The underlying message from COVID-19 was loud and clear, if your immune system is weak or if you are suffering from any lifestyle disease then you are amongst the most vulnerable set. This concern perhaps is the reason for 78 percent of the respondents have consciously made an effort to build their immunity in the last 12 months, said the survey by VLCC.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Saudi arrests 226 individuals involved in corruption cases
Riyadh, Nov 27 (IANS) Saudi Arabia announced the arrest of 226 people involved in 158 corruption cases, a state-media report said.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
ISL: Bhutia, Barretto can't wait for 'bigger' Kolkata derby
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan and SC East Bengal will square off at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco on Friday, for the Indian Super League's first-ever Kolkata derby. And Bhaichung Bhutia believes that in the ISL, the Kolkata derby will be bigger than it used to be.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Iron-deficiency anaemia in Indian women and children
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANSlife) According to the National Family Health Survey, in India, more than 50 per cent of children, women of reproductive age, and pregnant women suffer from anemia, making it a large-scale public health problem.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Liverpool to lower Covid-19 restriction tier
Liverpool, Nov 27 (IANS) Liverpool, the first British city to conduct mass Covid-19 testing, will lower its restriction level to Tier Two next week, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Telangana's daily Covid cases continue to drop
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases continue to decline in Telangana as the state is consistently reporting a daily count of less than 1,000 new infections.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Covid virus mutations may not increase transmissibility
London, Nov 27 (IANS) None of the mutations currently documented in the SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the Covid-19 disease, appear to increase its transmissibility in humans, say researchers after analysing the virus genomes of over 46,000 people with Covid-19 from 99 countries.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
UK to set up new antitrust unit to scrutinise Google, Facebook
London, Nov 27 (IANS) The UK government on Friday said it will set up an antitrust unit to introduce and enforce a new code to govern the behaviour of platforms that currently dominate the market, such as Google and Facebook.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
DMRC closes six stations on Green Line due to farmers' protest
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Taking preventive measures amid farmers' efforts to hold their planned protest in the national capital, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Friday shut six Metro stations on the Green Line.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UK royal family 'cannot stomach' watching 'The Crown'
London, Nov 27 (IANS) The UK royal family "cannot stomach" watching "The Crown" despite the popularity of the Netflix series which is based on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, according to a royal commentator.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
1st ODI: Protesters barge into SCG holding 'No $1B Adani Loan' signs
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) The first ODI between Australia and India on Friday suffered a brief disruption as a group of protesters invaded the pitch at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) holding placards saying 'No $1B Adani Loan'.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Environment/Wildlife,Betting Central,Cricket
DHFL's Q2 net loss narrows to Rs 2,122 Cr
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The insolvent Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd has reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 2,122.65 crore for the July-September period.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4, Surface Pro 8 devices leaked online
San Francisco, Nov 27 (IANS) Microsoft is planning to launch new versions of its Surface Pro 8 as well as Surface Laptop 4 and now, images of the same devices have surfaced on Internet, along with details about when they are scheduled to arrive.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sri Lankan President takes charge of Technology Ministry
Colombo, Nov 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Ministry of Technology has been brought unfer the direct purview of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in order to create a technology-based society, his Office confirmed in a statement.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
2021 to see us as leading tech-lifestyle brand in India: Realme
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Aiming to sell 30 lakh Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) in the festive Q4 quarter, Realme on Friday said that 2021 will see the company further cement its position as the leading tech-lifestyle brand beyond just smartphones.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
S'pore tightens restrictions on travellers from Finland, Turkey
Singapore, Nov 27 (IANS) Singapore is set tighten the border control measures on travellers from Finland and Turkey, requiring them to isolate for 14 days at dedicated facilities upon their arrival in the city-state.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Detained, prevented from meeting PDP leader's kin: Mehbooba
Srinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday alleged that she had been detained and even her daughter put under house arrest to prevent them from visiting PDP leader Waheed Parra's family since he was arrested by the NIA on Wednesday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Stand-up comedy not a career women look forward to: Sharul Channa
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) When it comes to stand-up comedy, there are a lot of barriers to be broken for women, says Singaporean comedian Sharul Channa.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
9 stadiums as temporary jails await farmers in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Delhi Police resorted to firing tear gas shells to disperse protesting farmers as they reached Singhu border (Haryana-Delhi border) on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
France's coronavirus situation improves
Paris, Nov 27 (IANS) The overall coronavirus situation in France, both in terms of new cases and hospital admissions, has improved as the government was unwinding restrictions and planning avaccination campaign, according to authorities.
2020-11-27
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Petrol, diesel price move up by a higher margin
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Petrol and diesel rates rose sharply on Friday as global oil prices remained firm reaching its highest levels this fiscal.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kerala CM's aide in hospital, doesn't appear for ED quizzing
Kochi, Nov 27 (IANS) With Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's close aide CM Ravindran failing to appear on Friday before Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning -- for the second time -- due to hospitalisation, the central agency is mulling other options.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Equity indices trade flat; banking, finance stocks subdued
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a flat-to-negative note on Friday morning.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Maradona could single-handedly carry teams & mesmerise crowds: Shabbir Ali
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Former India international Shabbir Ali has expressed grief at the passing away of one of football's greatest legends, Diego Maradona, who enthralled fans across the world with his skills and had wowed fans in India during his multiple visits to the country in the past as well.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Nepal, India agree to complete remaining segment of boundary work
Kathmandu, Nov 27 (IANS) Nepal and India have agreed to complete the remaining segment of boundary work, but the two countries did not specifically mention which one.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Canadians aged 85 and above account for majority Covid-19 deaths
Ottawa, Nov 27 (IANS) Canadians aged 85 and over account for more than half of the excess deaths reported amid the Covid-19 first wave between March and June this year, according to Statistics Canada.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Video of dog nibbling away at body goes viral
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 27 (IANS) A shocking video of a stray dog nibbling at the dead body of a girl inside a government hospital in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh has led to public outrage.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Vigilance registers FIR against ex-SP minister
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) The problems of former Samajwadi Party Minister, Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, are mounting. After the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate (ED), it is now the state Vigilance Department that has filed an FIR against him in a disproportionate assets case.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Poland unveils financial stimulus package
Warsaw, Nov 27 (IANS) Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced a new economic stimulus package for businesses that were affected during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Poland,Politics
The Hundred: Tom Curran to join brother Sam at Oval Invincibles
London, Nov 27 (IANS) England all-rounder Tom Curran will line up alongside his brother Sam as part of the Oval Invincibles in the inaugural edition of The Hundred in 2021.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hundreds of inmates stage riot at US prison
Phoenix, Nov 27 (IANS) Hundreds of inmates at a prison in the US state of Arizona staged a riot, authorities said, adding that there were no reports of injuries or casualties.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Risk premium for Basel III instruments to increase: ICRA
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) The risk premium for Basel III security instruments is expected to increase for weaker banks with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday asking Lakshmi Vilas Bank to write down Rs 318.20 crore of its Tier 2 bonds, said a senior official of credit rating agency ICRA Ltd.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Venezuela reiterates request to join ASEAN cooperation treaty
Caracas, Nov 27 (IANS) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has ratified his country's formal request to join the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
2020-11-27
Category: International, Venezuela,Diplomacy,Politics
MiG-29K crashes in Arabian Sea, 1 pilot missing
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) A MiG-29K trainer aircraft operating from the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya in the Arabian Sea, ditched on Monday evening, officials said here on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AirPods Pro price drops to record low of $169 on Amazon
San Francisco, Nov 27 (IANS) Amazon is offering record-low prices on the best-selling in-ear wireless headphones AirPods Pro as part of the ongoing Black Friday Sale.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India's Covid tally crosses 93 lakh-mark
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) With 43,082 new cases of Covid infections, India's total caseload reached 93,09,787 on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Top music stars promote new talent
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Popular music artistes like Yo Yo Honey Singh, Badshah and Guru Randhawa are using their star power to help budding singers climb the ladder of success, and fans are impressed.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Facebook ad tool bug leaves thousands of advertisers in shock
San Francisco, Nov 27 (IANS) Facebook is offering millions of dollars in credits to compensate some affected advertisers after it quietly reported about a code error in its ad metric tool that went unfixed for as long as 12 months.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases top 2.1mn mark
Addis Ababa, Nov 27 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the African continent has reached 2,106,931, while the death toll stood at 50,628, according to health authorities.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
India, Aus players take part in 'barefoot circle' ceremony against racism
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Players of both Australia and India cricket teams on Friday paid tribute to Australia's indigenous people by taking part in a 'barefoot circle' ceremony before the start of the first ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Russia test-launches Tsirkon hypersonic missile
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS) Russia successfully test-fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile in the Arctic, the country's Defence Ministry has announced.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Politics
Bajrang Dal up in arms over web series
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) Bajrang Dal activists are up in arms over the content being shown on the OTT platform.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP district to serve mushrooms in midday meal
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh) Nov 27 (IANS) Mushrooms produced by self-help women's groups using stubble and agricultural waste are now being incorporated in the midday meal scheme.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Merkel confirms extension of partial lockdown in Germany
Berlin, Nov 27 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has confirmed the extension of a partial Covid-19 lockdown in the country until mid-December due to a surge in the number of new confirmed cases
2020-11-27
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Etailers log record Rs 61,253 crore sales in India festive month
Bengaluru, Nov 27 (IANS) The festive online sales in India beat industry estimates to clock $8.3 billion (nearly Rs 61,253 crore) in the October 15-November 15 period ? an impressive growth of 65 per cent (on-year), a new report said on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
UP: 4 injured in clash during wedding procession
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 27 (IANS) Four people, including a woman, were injured in a clash between two groups over dancing in a wedding procession.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NY sees record high Covid-19 test results
New York, Nov 27 (IANS) New York reported a record high 217,721 Covid-19 test results, as the state government's winter plan against the pandemic was underway, according to an official statement.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Iranian weightlifter awarded Olympic gold after eight years
Tehran, Nov 27 (Xinhua) Iranian weightlifter Navab Nasirshelal will receive his 2012 Olympic Games gold medal following the disqualification of Ukrainian Oleksiy Torokhtiy, the International Olympic Committee has said.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Sierra Leone,Sports,Other Sports
India awaits light for 26/11 darkness
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India's 26/11 terror attack case is predicated on Pakistan's well conceived plan using proxies. The ontological relationship between the civil-military-Jehadi complex which typifies and symbolises the toxic Pakistan mindset refuses to accept that it is the progenitor of terror, rather it prefers to play the victim card. Sadly 12 years later there is no closure for India in this matter. The deep and profound interiority of faith which has strong under pinning with the trinity that controls Pakistan establishment is embedded in their psyche.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Forgery case: Allahabad HC rejects bail pleas of Azam Khan, son
Prayagraj, Nov 27 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has denied bail to senior Samajwadi Party leader and MP Azam Khan and his son Abdullah Azam Khan in two cases relating to alleged cheating and forgery.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Russia plans to develop its own space station
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS) Energia, Russia's rocket and space corporation, has announced that it was working on the development of a new homegrown multi-functional space station.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Science/Tech
Samsung's global smartphone profits largest in 6 years in Q3
Seoul, Nov 27 (IANS) Samsung Electronics narrowed the gap with Apple in terms of profit shares in the third quarter, with more than 30 per cent smartphone market share globally, a new report said on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Italy's Covid-19 deaths spike while cases plateau
Rome, Nov 27 (IANS) Italy's Covid-19 mortality rate has continued to spike while the rate of new cases have inched lower, health experts said, but warned against relaxing the incumbent restrictions.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Dimple Kapadia: Working on 'Tenet' finally made me believe in myself
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actress Dimple Kapadia was initially hesitant to be part of the new Christopher Nolan biggie, Tenet. However, being a part of the big-budget Hollywood film has instilled a new sense of confidence and belief in her and her craft.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Pak team given 'final warning' after 6 test positive for Covid-19 in NZ
Christchurch, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer Wasim Khan has revealed said that the New Zealand government has given Pakistan cricket team a "final warning" to adhere to coronavirus safety guidelines after six members of the touring side tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Adamant protesting farmers resume journey towards Delhi
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) Braving chilly night under the open skies, thousands of protesting farmers from Punjab and Haryana gathered in Panipat town, resumed their onward journey on tractor-trailers on Friday towards the national capital to lodge their protest over the Centre's new agriculture laws.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'US SC's order blocking curbs on NY church gatherings is political'
New York, Nov 27 (IANS) New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said that a Supreme Court injunction to block the state's restrictions on church gatherings is political and has no practical effects.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
1st ODI: Australia opt to bat against India
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch on Friday won the toss and elected to bat against India in the first ODI of the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
2020-11-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Soldier killed in Pak firing on LoC in J&K's Poonch district
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) A soldier, who was injured in firing by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, succumbed to injuries on Friday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Record-high 90,000 Americans hospitalised with Covid-19
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Nearly 90,000 Americans infected with the novel coronavirus are currently hospitalised across the US, reaching an new all-time high for the 16th consecutive day, according to The Covid Tracking Project.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Argentina President pays respects to Maradona at state funeral
Buenos Aires, Nov 27 (IANS) Argentina President Alberto Fernandez paid his respects to legendary footballer Diego Maradona as his body laid in state at Casa Rosada, the presidential headquarters in the capital.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Will leave WH if Electoral College votes for Biden: Trump
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden in December.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
Global Covid-19 cases top 60.8mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 60.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.42 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
I'm prodigal son of Congress: Ex-Andhra MP on return to party
Amaravati, Nov 27 (IANS) At a time when hordes of former Congress stalwarts in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are abandoning the party to salvage their political futures, a former Member of Parliament (MP) from Rajamundry plunged back into the party recently.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Xi addresses opening ceremony of China-ASEAN Expo
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday addressed the opening ceremony of the 17th China-ASEAN Expo and China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit via video.
2020-11-27
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Politics
K-pop super band BTS: We hope to visit India in the future
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The K-pop super band BTS comprises seven performers, and they say the absence of even one member feels huge for the rest of the band.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Anthony Daniels, voice of C-3PO, on his hurtful 'Star Wars' experience
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Anthony Daniels has attained the position of being a Star Wars legend, voicing the lovable iconic golden droid C-3PO in all the films. But there was a time when playing the character turned a very hurtful experience for him.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
When Chris Columbus thought he would get fired from 'Harry Potter'
Los Angeles, Nov 27 (IANS) Director Chris Columbus had some intense moments while working on the first Harry Potter film.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Nikki Bella, Artem Chigvintsev go for couples therapy
Los Angeles, Nov 27 (IANS) Actress-wrestler Nikki Bella and her fiance Artem Chigvintsev are going for couples counselling so that they can be great parents to their son Matteo.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
China to further promote consumption upgrade
Beijing Nov 27 (IANS) China will further boost its consumption upgrade and maintain a stable market in 2021, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).
2020-11-27
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
England reveals new regional Covid tiers in fight against coronavirus
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Most of England will face harsh coronavirus restrictions in the new three-tier system when the lockdown ends next week, British Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced Thursday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Iran says US sanctions affect battle against Covid-19
Tehran, Nov 27 (IANS) The US anti-Iran sanctions have imposed adverse effects on the country's fight against Covid-19, Iran's permanent representative to the United Nations said on Thursday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine,Politics
China firmly opposes military contacts between US, Taiwan
Beijing, Nov 27 (IANS) China firmly opposes any form of official exchanges and military contacts between the US and Taiwan, a Chinese military spokesperson said on Thursday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, China,Defence/Security,Politics
UK records another 17,555 coronavirus cases with 498 deaths
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Another 17,555 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 15,74,562, according to official figures released on Thursday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Ishant Sharma ruled out of Test series vs Australia
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been ruled out of India's upcoming four-match Test series against Australia, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Thursday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kookaburra ball to be a major factor in Ind-Aus series: Harbhajan, Kartik
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Kookaburra brand ball, which will be used during India's all-format series against hosts Australia, starting Friday, will play a major factor, said former India spinners Harbhajan Singh and Kartik Murali on Thursday.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Actively considering lockdown, night curfew: Delhi govt tells HC
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Delhi government on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that it is "actively considering" the option of imposing night curfews or a lockdown in the national capital and this would depend on the Covid-19 situation.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rijiju to deliver inaugural address at FICCI TURF 2020
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju will deliver the inaugural address at the 10th Global Sports Summit - TURF 2020, to be organised by FICCI on December 8 and 9. The summit will comprise of India's first virtual global sports and fitness exhibition, along with the international conference on business of sports, and the India Sports Awards.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Buenos Aires mourns the death of Maradona
Buenos Aires, Nov 27 (IANS) Diego Maradona's coffin stayed at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires from around 1 pm to 4 pm (local time) where scores of fans paid their last respect to the football legend who passed away at the age of 60 on Wednesday.
2020-11-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
After braving tear gas, water cannon, farmers halt in Panipat for night (3rd Lead)
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) Tens of thousands of farmers up in arms on Thursday braved tear gas shells and water cannons to break through police barricades at several places on the Punjab-Haryana border while heading to the national capital to lodge their protest over the Centre's new agriculture laws.
2020-11-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Bengal T20 Challenger: Town Club beat East Bengal by 14 runs
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) Town Club bowlers put on a dominant show along with Gitimoy Basu's blistering knock to defeat East Bengal by 14 runs in the Bengal T20 Challenger at the Eden Gardens on Thursday to register their second win on the trot.
2020-11-27
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Mandarin Oriental on eliminating single-use plastic
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANSlife) One of the leading hotel chains in the world, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group had pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic, across its portfolio of 33 luxury hotels, by the end of March 2021. A year on the Group highlights the achievements made to date and some of the continuing challenges.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Gujarat's daily corona tally rises to 1,560, 16 more deaths
Gandhinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) Gujarat on Thursday saw a new high in its daily coronavirus cases, at 1,560, taking its tally to 2,03,509, while the death toll rose to 3,922, with 16 more succumbing.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
JuD to scale up its Kashmir campaign (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The dreaded ISIs C Wing uses the Hafiz Muhammad Saeed controlled Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD)/Lashkar-e Taiba (LeT) to run point on Kashmir.
2020-11-26
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Gold jewellery retail industry expects demand recovery in H2FY21: ICRA
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The gold jewellery retail industry expects a demand recovery in H2FY21 driven by higher number of occasions like festivals and weddings, ratings agency ICRA said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
K'taka reports 1,505 new Covid cases, 12 deaths
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) With 1,505 Covid positive cases and as many as 12 succumbing to this virus on Wednesday Karnataka's total number of infections reached to 8,79,560 and the death toll reached to 11,726, the Health department bulletin released on Thursday stated.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
RBI asks LVB to write down Rs 318.20 crore of Tier 2 bonds
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) In a sudden turn of events, some hours before the amalgamation of the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with DBS Bank India Ltd is to take effect, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday gave a Rs 318.20 crore relief to DBS Bank.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
ECLGS 2.0: Principal to be paid in 48 installments post 1-yr moratorium
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) With the Centre extending the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) to 26 sectors, borrowers under the extended programme - ECLGS 2.0 -- will have to repay the principal amount in 48 installments after the one-year moratorium.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Guv acting 'unconstitutionally': Trinamool MP
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee on Thursday alleged that Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was acting 'unconstitutional manner' and speaking on behalf of the accused and obstructing the investigation.
2020-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India, Myanmar exchange 61 nationals through ICP
Imphal/Guwahati, Nov 26 (IANS) India and Myanmar on Thursday exchanged 61 nationals including two militants through the Moreh Integrated Check Post (ICP) in southern Manipur, officials said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Manipur,National,Diplomacy
Major players in Hyderabad polls battling it out on social media
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) With just three days left for the campaign for the Greater Hyderabad municipal polls to end, major political are going all out to use social media platforms to reach out to voters.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Be ready to shell out Rs 1K for not wearing mask in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration on Thursday increased the penalty for not wearing face mask from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000. However, there would be no night curfew in the city.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Covaxin Phase-3 trials begin in AIIMS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Phase-III human trials of indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin began at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
India seeks closure on 26/11 as Pak plays hardball
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) For a bellicose Pakistan, 26/11 is not its wound to suture, yes the FATF spectre hangs over its head, but rogue and toxic states like Pakistan don't feel enough gravitational pull to bend before the world community. In what was the deadliest terror attack since 9/11, by targeting India's financial capital, it brought India to its knees.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Want to resolve all disputes through talk, Oli tells Shringla
Kathmandu, Nov 26 (IANS) Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Thursday said that his country wants to resolve all remaining outstanding issues with India through talks and dialogue.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Nepal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Late goal helps NorthEast draw game after Kerala take 2-goal lead
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 26 (IANS) Substitute Idrissa Sylla's 90th minute goal helped NorthEast United deny Kerala Blasters a win as the latter squandered a two-goal advantage, and the Indian Super League match ended in 2-2 draw on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
2014-15 Oz tour took confidence to next level: Kohli on his evolution
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli, who is in Australia for his fifth tour with the Indian team over the last decade, said on Thursday that the 2014-15 tour of Down Under holds significance for him as it revealed a lot to him about his own game and took his confidence to a new level.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat deputy CM orders action against those stacking Corona victim's bodies in hearse van
Gandhinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) The Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Thursday ordered strict action against all those responsible for treating Corona victims bodies in an inhuman way in a van in Gandhinagar.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Vigilance sleuths raid IFS officer in Odisha in disproportionate assets case
Bhubaneswar, Nov 26 (IANS) Vigilance sleuths have unearthed lavish lifestyle and massive wealth accumulated by 1987 batch Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Abhay Kant Pathak, said an official on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai HC admits writ petition for compensation to LVB shareholders
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Shareholders of the 94-year-old Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) have started knocking the doors of justice for a fair valuation of their bank, the amalgamation of which takes effect from Friday onwards.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian-American was interpreter for attempt to save Jewish family in 26/11
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) An Indian-American professor, who spoke to the Pakistani terrorist in a bid to save the Jewish family held hostage during the 26/11 terror strike, recalled the eerie calm with which the man spoke.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United States,National
VW to face action for cheat devices, SC junks plea on quashing FIR
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a special leave petition (SLP) filed by German car manufacturer Skoda-Volkswagen (VW) seeking to quash an FIR registered over alleged installation of cheat emissions devices in its vehicles.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBDT to validate UDIN from ICAI portal for tax audit reports
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As part of its efforts to curb fake tax audit certifications by non-chartered accountants, the Income Tax Department on Thursday said that its e-filing portal has completed integration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) portal for validation of Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN).
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Protesting farmers keep Haryana, Delhi cops on toes
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The massive farmers' protest march from Punjab to Delhi kept the Haryana and Delhi police forces on their toes on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra reports 1k more Covid cases as recoveries outnumber
Amaravati, Nov 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 1,031 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.65 lakh even as 1,081 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
World Test Championship: Kohli hits out at new ICC points system
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday criticised the new ICC points system for the World Test Championship that ranks teams on percentage of points (PCT) instead of the overall points earned.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Peter Kerkar of Cox & Kings arrested by ED in money laundering case
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has arrested travel firm Cox and Kings' promoter Peter Kerkar in an alleged money laundering case, as per reports.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nivar effect: Met dept puts Bengaluruon Yellow alert for next 2 days
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a yellow alert in Bengaluru and surrounding districts on November 26 and 27.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The roll of dice seems to be in Australia's favour (Column: Close-in)
Millions of Indian cricket fans will finally watch their team in action on Friday. The three-match One-day International series Down Under against Australia is just the tasteful appetiser that every cricket lover would be looking forward to, before the T20 and the Test series follow. The Indian Premier League (IPL) did bring in some excitement but a duel between two of the top international sides in the world is an entirely different ball game.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Roshni land scam 'real face of Gupkar Gang': Anurag Thakur
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Union minister and BJP leader Anurag Thakur has termed the Gupkar Alliance of Kashmir parties as a threat to the unity of the country, claiming that the Roshni land scam is the "real face of the Gupkar Gang."
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP govt hell-bent on suppressing farmers: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday slammed the government for using excessive force to stop the farmers from marching towards Delhi to protest against the recently enacted farm laws, saying the present BJP government is hell-bent on suppressing the genuine demands and concerns of the farmers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Computer programmer hacked more than 30 websites for bitcoins in a drug case
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) The Bengaluru central crime branch police were reportedly stunned by the "hacking skills" employed by the 25-year-old computer programmer who was arrested last week.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Want to experience beautiful moment of birth of my child: Kohli
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) My decision to return home after the first Test for the impending birth of my first child was made prior to the October 26 selection meeting and I conveyed the same to the selectors at the meeting, India skipper Virat Kohli disclosed on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Bengaluru temple priest arrested for raping 10-year-old
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) A 61-year-old priest in Bengaluru has been arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl at his daughter's home, located within the temple premises, police said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
IPL doesn't give us any advantage over Aussies: Kohli
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said that playing together with the Australian players for the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises would not give his players any extra advantage.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
P&G companies fined Rs 241 cr for not passing on GST cut benefits (Ld)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) has imposed a fine of over Rs 241.5 crore on P&G Home Products, P&G Hygiene and Healthcare and Gillette India Ltd for not passing on benefits of GST rate cut to the consumers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AG for live streaming cases, virtual hearings post-pandemic too
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Attorney General K.K. Venugopal on Thursday batted for live streaming of court cases and video conferencing as a norm in future for functioning of courts, which should not stop even after the pandemic is over.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Waste fishing gear threatens Ganges wildlife: Study
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Researchers have found that waste fishing gear in Ganges poses a serious threat to wildlife including otters, turtles and dolphins.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Environment/Wildlife
Headless body found in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 26 (IANS) A headless body of a man was found in an empty plot of land in Sector 47 of Gurugram on Thursday evening, the police said.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha crosses 18 lakh Covid cases, infections, deaths rise
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 cases crossed the 18-lakh mark on Thursday even as new infections and deaths continued to rise along with active cases, causing concerns, health authorities said here.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Event organiser gang-raped at Gurugram hotel
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) A Delhi-based event organiser was allegedly gang-raped by four men in an upscale hotel after the accused offered her wine probably laced with drugs in Gurugram on November 24, the police said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonakshi leaves behind a piece of her heart as she leaves Maldives
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha on Thursday bid goodbye to Maldives, her favourite vacation spot, with a heavy heart.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Reaching Australia early will prove advantageous: Kohli
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said that early arrival in Australia for a two-week quarantine-cum-practice sessions in bio-bubble due to the Coronavuirus pandemic would prove advantageous and allow the players more time to prepare for the long tour of Australia.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
TCS founder, 'Father' of Indian IT industry F.C. Kohli no more
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Fakir Chand Kohli, the founder and the first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), passed away on Thursday after reportedly suffering a heart attack. He was 96.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology
'Social action litigation powerful tool to correct inefficiencies in govt delivery'
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) On the historic occasion of India's Constitution Day, Supreme Court judge Justice D.Y. Chandrachud delivered a special lecture to mark the event.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
WB govt replaces disgruntled leader Subhendu Adhikari from key post
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Amid speculations of possible defection, West Bengal irrigation and transport minister Suvendu Adhikari was removed from the post of Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners (HRBC) chairman on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
LG Electronics to establish new biz centre in US
Seoul, Nov 26 (IANS) LG Electronics on Thursday said it will set up a new business unit in the United States to seek future growth opportunities.
2020-11-26
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
53% in India willing to switch jobs to avail remote work: Survey
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) More than half of the office-goers in India are willing to switch jobs if it meant they could work remotely, said a new survey on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Premiums on insurance bought during Oct-Mar eligible under LTC scheme
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Central government employees can claim reimbursement for premiums paid for insurance policies purchased between October 12, 2020 and March 31, 2021, under the leave travel concession (LTC) cash voucher scheme.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Barkha Singh: 'Please Find Attached Season 2' an enriching experience
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Influencer and actress Barkha Singh finds it an enriching experience to play the character of Sanya in the web series Please Find Attached Season 2.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Divine grace and TN government's measures cut down loss of lives due to Nivar'
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) A combination of factors -- divine as well as man made -- resulted in reduced number of casualties in Tamil Nadu due to the very severe cyclonic storm Nivar that crossed the state and neighbouring Puducherry's coast on Wednesday night and Thursday early morning, said a senior state government official.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priyanshu Painyuli on getting married in Covid era
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Priyanshu Painyuli is taking all precautions to ensure guests are safe at his marriage ceremony. The actor is getting married to his longtime girlfriend Vandana Joshi and the ceremonies are currently on till November 28.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
26/11 attacks result of Pakistan's mullah-military nexus
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Thursday marks the twelfth anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, also known as Indias 26/11. As is well known internationally, ten Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists from Pakistan reached Mumbai by sea, opened fire, took people hostages and killed 166 including 18 security personnel and some foreigners in the 60-hour siege.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Coronaviruses related to pandemic virus found in lab freezers: Study
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Researchers have found coronaviruses closely related to SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, in bats stored in laboratory freezers in Cambodia and Japan, according to a study published in the journal Nature.
2020-11-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
IMA scam: Baig hospitalised, CBI to wait till he returns to prison
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Expelled Congress leader R. Roshan Baig was shifted from the Parappana Agrahara Central Prison hospital to the Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences on Thursday over health complications.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
26/11 Attacks: When Maximum City relived 1993 serial blasts
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Twelve years back on this day, Mumbai was under siege. It lost 166 people and over 300 were injured; many families scarred for life. Ten Pakistani nationals who had sailed over from the Pakistani port city of Karachi had launched bomb and gun attacks at multiple locations. The world sat and watched the carnage live as it unfolded over four days at the majestic Taj Mahal Hotel.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Excited to be back playing in front of crowds: Kohli
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) Rival skippers Virat Kohli of India and Aaron Finch of Australia on Thursday expressed relief and joy at the prospect of playing in front of crowds when the two teams lock horns in the first One-day International at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Friday.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
'Dogged pursuit': The four-legged bravehearts who saved Mumbai in 26/11
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Not only humans, but man's best friend also contributed in a big way to saving lives of hundreds of innocent people during and after the 26/11 Mumbai terror strike.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Huge renewable energy plans lie ahead for next decade: PM Modi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced that there are huge renewable energy deployment plans for India for the next decade which are likely to generate business prospects of around $20 billion per year.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Civilian injured in ceasefire violation by Pak in Poonch
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) One civilian was injured on Thursday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of J&K.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Maradona impacted people's lives; he'll be missed, says Kohli
Sydney, Nov 26 (IANS) In football legend Diego Maradona's death we have lost a genius who impacted people's lives, and he would be missed, said India cricket captain Virat Kohli here on Thursday while paying rich tributes to the former Argentina coach.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket,Football
Yesha Rughani plays aspiring actor in her next TV show
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Yesha Rughani will be seen as an aspiring actor in the upcoming show, Hero: Gayab Mode On.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Post 26/11, Indian hotels adhere to unparalleled security protocol
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The vivid photographs and video footage of Mumbais iconic Taj Mahal Palace burning or the horrific visuals of death and destruction at the Trident Oberoi, Leopold Café and Chatrapathi Sivaji Terminal Railway station will remain etched on every Indians memory. Indias financial capital, along with the rest of the country, stood still for four days watching the horrific terror attacks carried out by Pakistan-based Lashar-e-Taiba. In the wake of the Mumbai attacks, the contours of security protocol in the hospitality industry and other business premises got changed forever.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Five girls injured in celebratory firing in Gurugram
Gurugram, Nov 26 (IANS) Five girls sustained injuries during celebratory firing at a wedding in the Sohna area here, the police said on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
President: Covid's compulsions have helped find creative ways to fulfil access to justice
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said he was happy see the Supreme Court work continuously amid the pandemic and this compulsion induced by Covid-19 has helped in finding more creative ways to fulfil the task of access to justice.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
K'taka BJP leader makes U-turn, says 17 MLAs' sacrifice must be respected
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister, B. S. Yediyurappa's political secretary, M. P. Renukacharya on Thursday made a U-turn stating that "17-legilsators" who sacrificed their political future are worthy of becoming ministers in the state cabinet.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
File report on vigilance probe: Delhi HC to police on riots accused's statement leak
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Delhi Police to file a report regarding the vigilance inquiry in connection with the leak of information over the disclosure statement of Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha, who is an accused in the Delhi riots case, to some media portals.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Soni fires 69 to lead at Eagleton Champions golf
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Unfancied Milind Soni fired a 3-under 69 in English weather-like conditions to climb atop the leaderboard at the end of the penultimate round of the Eagleton Champions Golf Tournament at Eagleton Golf Resort here on Wednesday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Golf
Internal party issues must not be raised publicly: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Rejecting charges of the Congress lacking inner-party democracy, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said anyone was free to take their grouse to the party chief or the working committee but internal party issues should not be raised at public platforms.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Andhra's 'we love reading' to inculcate reading habit in children
Amaravati, Nov 26 (IANS) Adding another dimension to the already prioritised field of education, Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday launched 'we love reading' campaign to inculcate the habit of reading in school students.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
Sanjay Dutt's new film 'Torbaaz' discusses terrorism with human angle
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Girish Malik, who directs Sanjay Dutt in his new film Torbaaz, says he wanted to show a story of hope and discuss terrorism with a human angle in the upcoming release.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kohli for conserving Bumrah, Shami; resting them for ODIs, T20Is
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said that his primary pace bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami will be played selectively during the white ball series to prepare for the long four-Test series beginning next month.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Indian firms push digital transformation, reinvent biz model
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) As pandemic accelerates digital transformation across the spectrum, a Dell Technologies report on Thursday said that 94.7 per cent of Indian organisations have fast-tracked some digital transformation programmes this year and 92.3 percent of those surveyed are re-inventing their business model.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Disney plans to lay off 32k as pandemic hits theme parks biz
San Francisco, Nov 26 (IANS) Disney has increased the number of people it is planning to lay off in the first half of fiscal 2021 from 28,000 to 32,000, the company said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
2020-11-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Harrowing time for motorists amid farmers' protests in Hry
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Hundreds of vehicles, including trucks and buses, were stranded on the national highways across Haryana on Thursday as the police put up barricades to prevent the protesting farmers from moving towards the national capital as part of their 'Dilli Chalo' agitation.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
New book recounts how BJP was deprived of power in Maharashtra
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) In October 2019, the Assembly elections held in Maharashtra saw a decisive mandate in favour of the pre-poll Mahayuti alliance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena, against the Maha-agahdi alliance of the Nationalist Congress Party and the Indian National Congress. But what followed shook the very foundations of democracy in the state, as Priyam Gandhi-Mody relates in "Trading Power" (Hachette).
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Dia Mirza: It doesn't take much to be a changemaker
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza says change is driven by the power of empathy, compassion and intention.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No clarity at all on injury issues of Rohit, Ishant: Kohli
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on the eve of the first One-day International against Australia on Thursday said that there had been no clarity on the injuries of Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma and that had they been undergoing rehab with the squad in Australia, like Wriddhiman Saha, it would have increased their chances of playing in the Test series.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Custom case: CBI raids 8 places in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The CBI on Thursday conducted searches at eight places in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi in an ongoing case against some custom officials who are accused of clearing consignments by undervaluing goods in violation of the import policy.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sukhbir slams Centre for dealing 'repressively' with farmers
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Badal on Thursday came down heavily against the BJP governments in Haryana and at the Centre for dealing "repressively" with the peacefully and democratically protesting farmers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Bhojpuri actress Rani Chatterjee has fun with dialogues on TV
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Popular Bhojpuri actress Rani Chatterjee says she is thrilled to be a part of the Hindi TV serial, Gudiya Humari Sabhi Pe Bhari, because she gets to execute dialogues in a comic style. This is something she has not done in the past.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Controversial speeches in GHMC polls under police scanner
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) With leaders of different parties making controversial remarks during the ongoing campaign for Greater Hyderabad civic polls, Telangana Police on Thursday said it is examining their speeches and will take action if they are found to be violative of the law.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP all set to revamp party leadership in Bihar
Patna, Nov 26 (IANS) After emerging as the single largest party in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the recent Bihar Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to overhaul the leadership with a new team of leaders in the state.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
P&G companies fined Rs 241 cr for not passing on GST cut benefits
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) has imposed a fine of over Rs 241.5 crore on P&G Home Products, P&G Hygiene and Healthcare and Gillette India Ltd for not passing on benefits of GST rate cut to the consumers.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Banking, pharma stocks lift indices, metals shine too (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) A bounce back in banking stocks lifted the key Indian benchmark equity indices on Thursday.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ritesh Batra: Thankful to Irrfan for his friendship
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) On the occasion of Thanksgiving, filmmaker Ritesh Batra remembered the late Irrfan Khan, saying the actor might have departed but he continues to live through his legacy in the cinematic world.
2020-11-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood