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Number of Omicron suspects in Delhi reach 27
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The number of people suspected to have been infected with the Omicron Covid variant in Delhi has increased to 27, of which 17 of them have tested positive for the virus, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Congressional reception of Indian Americans from Kashmiri-Pandit community
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora is hosting the private screening of 'The Kashmir Files' -- a movie directed and written by award winning Director Vivek Agnihotri and produced by the award-winning actor Pallavi Joshi.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha 'honour killing': Youth chops sister's head, parades in locality
Aurangabad, Dec 6 (IANS) In a shocking case of 'honour killing', the Maharashtra Police have arrested an 18-year-old youth and his mother for allegedly hacking off his elder sister's head with a sickle, clicking selfies and sharing it with friends, officials said here on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RS adjourned again till 2 p.m. amid Oppn's ruckus over Nagaland firing
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The proceedings of the Rajya Sabha on Monday was again adjourned till 2 p.m. amid the Opposition's cotinued ruckus over the Nagaland firing incident.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
ICC T20 World Cup Australia fixtures to be announced on January 21
Dubai, Dec 6 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday said that the full fixture set for the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia next year will be announced on January 21, 2022.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Turkey's Central Bank is fast losing credibility following Erdogan's diktat
New Delhi, Dec 6: Turkey's Central Bank -- Turkiye Cumhuriyet Merkez Bankasi -- is fast losing its credibility as it continues to take orders from the political masters of the country. Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has removed several Central Bank governors and other top officials. Naci Agbal, who took over as Governor of the Central Bank on November 7, 2000, served only till March 20, 2021. Agbal's tenure was cut short abruptly after he hiked interest rates to tame rising prices. Erdogan appointed Sahap Kavcioglu who had been vocal about tight monetary policy.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Home Ministry likely to clear path for creating thousands of govt jobs for Ladakh youth
New Delhi, Dec 6: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has called a high-level meeting to consider, and possibly concede some demands from the collective leadership of the Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh, ahead of the December 13 shutdown jointly called by Leh Apex Body (LAB) and Kargil Democratic Alliance. According to highly placed authoritative sources, there would be threadbare discussion on all the four key demands of the Ladakh leadership in the meeting to be held in the afternoon on December 8.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
The 360 degree Korean Experience
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANSlife) On December 4, the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) and PVR Ltd. teamed together for a uniquely tailored Korea Experience Day at PVR Director's Cut, Vasant Kunj, which included a special showing of 'BLACKPINK: The Movie.' The members of the popular K-pop group BLACKPINK, Jisoo, Jennie, Rose, and Lisa, are celebrating the fifth anniversary of their band's debut with this latest release from PVR Pictures.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Cocktail Recipes To Get You Into The Festive Spirit
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANSlife) After spending the previous holiday season at home, this year's season is even more special. As you prepare for the festivities, keep in mind a tasty drink to raise a toast with your loved ones is essential.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The external dimensions of India-Russia relations
New Delhi, Dec 6: In the two decades since India and Russia declared a new strategic partnership, the global geopolitical landscape has undergone major transformations. While the partnership retains a strong strategic content, its course has inevitably been impacted by shifting equations between major global powers. This aspect is likely to figure prominently on the dialogue agenda of President Putin and Prime Minister Modi on December 6.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Myanmar,National
Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 yrs in jail
Nay Pyi Taw, Dec 6 (IANS) Aung San Suu Kyi, the former de facto leader of Myanmar who was ousted during the February 1 military coup, was on Monday sentenced to four years in prison after she was "found guilty on charges of inciting dissent and breaking Covid rules under a natural disasters law", the media reported.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
Portuguese Prez dissolves Parliament, calls for elections
Lisbon, Dec 6 (IANS) Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has signed a decree that formalises the dissolution of Parliament and calling for early legislative elections for January 30, 2022.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Portugal,Politics
Covid risk in Seoul area at highest level for 2 weeks
Seoul, Dec 6 (IANS) The risk level of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Korea's capital area over the past week has been at the highest level for two weeks in a row, health authorities said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Death toll from Indonesia volcano eruption reaches 14
Jakarta, Dec 6 (IANS) The death toll from the eruption of Mount Semeru in Indonesia's East Java province has increased to 14, while nine others remain missing, an official from the disaster management agency said.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sleeping beauty? Not without the right pillow!
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANSlife) Why do most of us love the mattresses, comforters, and pillows in hotels. Because they are often fresh and combined with cotton-linen covers or silk covers, offering a cozy and comfortable night's sleep. However, we hardly give second thoughts to our home pillows, which often show years of stains brown-yellow, or lumps making them harder than rocks.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Jhye Richardson should have been in Playing XI ahead of Starc: Mitchell Johnson
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has said that the Cricket Australia (CA) selection panel should have included fast bowler Jhye Richardson for the opening Ashes game, adding that his former team-mate Mitchell Starc shouldn't have been in the Playing XI due to his "lack of current form".
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Jhye Richardson should have been in Playing XI ahead of Starc: Mitchell Johnson
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has said that the Cricket Australia (CA) selection panel should have included fast bowler Jhye Richardson for the opening Ashes game, adding that his former team-mate Mitchell Starc shouldn't have been in the Playing XI due to his "lack of current form".
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Expert tips to protect your hair and skin in winter
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANSlife) Cosmetic dermatologist, hair transplant surgeon and the founder of LeJeune Medspa, Dr. Shuba Dharmana, talks about winter beauty
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Home Minister will make statement in House over Nagaland incident: LS Speaker
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday informed the Lower House that Home Minister Amit Shah will make a statement over the Nagaland incident. It is learnt that the Home Minister is also likely to make a statement in the Rajya Sabha over the incident.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India, Russia discuss bilateral, regional, int'l issues
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Top officials from India and Russia discussed key bilateral, regional and international issues, including the situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover, during their meetings here on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, India,National,Politics
What's a Food Metaverse?
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANSlife) The first-ever project to build a metaverse for food, gaming, and NFTs on the blockchain ecosystem, OneRare, have announced a collaboration with celebrity Chefs Arnold Poernomo, Saransh Goila and Jaimie Van Heije, to create the world's first Food Metaverse.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'The SBI Story' more a copy-paste job rather than incisive analysiS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) A "chance newspaper article" that talked in "glowing terms" of the SBI Museum in Kolkata prompted a visit that "amazed" Vikrant Pande about the bank's 200-year history and the archival material that prompted him to write "The SBI Story" that is more of a copy-paste job rather than an incisive analysis of its journey over the years as it glosses over major hiccups like the Nagarwala episode and the Harshad Mehra and NPA scams.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
NIA seeks urgent SC hearing of plea challenging bail to Sudha Bharadwaj
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday urged the Supreme Court to urgently list its petition challenging the Bombay High Court, which granted default bail to activist Sudha Bharadwaj in the Bhima Koregoan case.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Only 22 persons got Covid treatment under Ayushman Bharat in Bihar
Patna, Dec 6 (IANS) Only 22 persons in Bihar were treated for Covid-19 under the Ayushman Bharat scheme, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya revealed during the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Speeding Porsche mows down two men in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Two persons were killed after a speeding car ran over them in Hyderabad in the early hours of Monday, the police said.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cambodia reverses travel ban on Omicron variant-hit African nations
Phnom Penh, Dec 6 (IANS) Cambodia has removed a ban on travellers from 10 African countries after it was imposed nearly a week ago due to the Omicron variant of Covid-19, Health Minister Mam Bunheng said.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
Gangsters posing as cops extort over Rs 1 Cr from dozen victims
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Delhi Police crime branch have busted a 'sextortion' racket in the national capital, which duped dozens of people and extorted more than Rs one crore from them.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Omicron more contagious, less dangerous than Delta: Israeli scientist
Jerusalem, Dec 6 (IANS) The Omicron variant, with more than 30 mutations on its spike protein, may not be as dangerous as the Delta and Alpha and other variants of coronavirus, which has so far claimed more than five millions lives across the world. However, the variant appears to be more contagious, said a scientist from Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Israel.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Israel,National,Health/Medicine
Kufri, Narkanda in Himachal experience season's first snowfall
Shimla, Dec 6 (IANS) Shimla, the state capital of Himachal Pradesh, on Monday experienced rains, while its nearby hill stations like Kufri and Narkanda witnessed snowfall, turning the tourist destinations more picturesque and also witnessing a surge of travellers.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
New US Defence Posturing (Opinion)
In the last week of November, the administration of US President Joe Biden released a Global Posture Review (GPR), to ensure the footprint of American service members worldwide is correctly sized and supports strategy. The Pentagon says that the review will help it "best allocate military forces in pursuit of our national interests" and it has sought to focus efforts on moving away from the Middle East and focusing on countering China.
2021-12-06
Category: International, India,Opinion/Commentary
Man held for killing a youth for harassing his daughter in K'taka
Bengaluru, Dec 6 (IANS) The Karnataka Police have arrested a man on charges of hacking a youth to death, for harassing his daughter in Bengaluru, police sources said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Disappointing that some countries continue to block direct flight from southern Africa'
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), has expressed disappointment over some countries' continued ban of direct flights from southern Africa due to the Omicron Covid variant
2021-12-06
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine
Russia defeat Croatia to clinch Davis Cup title
Madrid, Dec 6 (IANS) World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev once again came up with breath-taking tennis as he guided the Russian Tennis Federation to the Davis Cup Finals title against Croatia here.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
US to announce diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The administration of US President Joe Biden is expected to announce this week that no American government officials will attend the 2022 Beijing Olympics, implementing a diplomatic boycott of the games, CNN reported.
2021-12-06
Category: International, India,International
Trolls galore after Guruvayoor temple deity gets new Mahindra Thar
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 6 (IANS) Trolls have been coming thick and fast ever since leading auto major Mahindra Group gifted a brand new SUV limited edition of its latest variant of Thar-a 4 wheel drive as a gift to the famed Guruvayur Sree Krishna temple at Thrissur in Kerala.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Khloe Kardashian confirms Kylie, Travis Scott are still a couple
Los Angeles, Dec 6 (IANS) Reality TV personality Khloe Kardashian has put rumours about make-up mogul Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott (II)'s split to rest.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Prices of food, daily necessities estimated to be spiking in N.Korea
Seoul, Dec 6 (IANS) The cost of groceries and daily necessities in North Korea is estimated to be rapidly increasing in the face of a prolonged border lockdown to stave off the Covid-19 pandemic, the Unification Ministry in Seoul said on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Vietnam's economy estimated to lose $37bn due to Covid
Hanoi, Dec 6 (IANS) Vietnam's economy is estimated to lose some $37 billion due to the Covid-19 pandemic by the end of this year, according to a top official.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United States,Politics
Verizon app collecting users browsing history: Report
San Francisco, Dec 6 (IANS) The My Verizon app is reportedly collecting information about users browsing history, location, apps as well as contacts.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
TN cop booked for sexual assault
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The All-Woman Police, Marthandam in Tamil Nadu have booked a case of sexual assault against a serving police inspector.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India reports 8,306 new Covid cases, 211 deaths
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) In the past 24 hours, India registered 8,306 new coronavirus cases and 211 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in its latest update on Monday.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'More flexibility' likely in next round of Vienna nuke talks
Vienna, Dec 6 (IANS) The new round of Vienna talks, aimed at the restoration of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, is likely to see "more flexibility" from the involved parties, a top official said.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United States,Politics
Cardi B yells at nightclub doorman after Black women not allowed in
Los Angeles, Dec 6 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B has stood up for fellow Black women as she was seen screaming at a nightclub doorman after her fans told her that the club didn't allow Black women inside.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Ayodhya calm, VHP says focus on Ram temple construction
Ayodhya, Dec 6 (IANS) The situation in Ayodhya on Monday remained calm with no sign of any tension, though the security forces were on a high alert. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has said that it will not have any major events to mark the day, but was focused on the construction of the Ram temple.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Western Australia wants second Ashes Test to be moved from Adelaide to Perth
Brisbane, Dec 6 (IANS) The Western Australia government has reportedly asked Cricket Australia (CA) for the second Ashes Test to be moved from Adelaide to Perth, as it would help the players and broadcasting teams to "travel quarantine free into the state after the series opener in Brisbane".
2021-12-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Omicron: K'taka awaits report of 5 samples
Bengaluru, Dec 6 (IANS) The Karnataka health department is awaiting the genome sequencing test results of five persons who came in contact with a doctor infected with the Omicron Covid variant.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
This humanoid robot makes perfect human-like faces
London, Dec 6 (IANS) As robots evolve to do more work around us, the UK-based humanoid robot manufacturer Engineered Arts has infused more human-like facial expressions into one of its robots, which may leave you with an eerie feeling.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Extension of S.Korean vax pass to teens met with angry reaction
Seoul, Dec 6 (IANS) Teenage students and parents across South Korea are mounting protests over the looming enforcement of vaccine passports for adolescents, saying the measure amounts to forcing inoculation upon minors and could hinder the learning rights of the un-jabbed.
2021-12-06
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Owaisi gives adjournment notice to discuss Nagaland violence
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday gave an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha to discuss the killings of civilians in Nagaland.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
B'desh earns nearly $20bn in exports in 5 months of current fiscal yr
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's export earnings in the first five months of the current 2021-22 fiscal year (July 2021-June 2022) grew 24.29 per cent year-on-year to nearly $20 billion, according to the latest official data.
2021-12-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics